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         Codice Trivulziano

      Edizioni Giunti, Firenze 1980 - 1 volume, in astuccio 25 x 36 cm, in pelle, con impressioni in oro, facsimile e volume di testo pp138, stampato su carta a mano e rilegato in carta di Fabriano, copia perfetta. 1 volume with case 25 x 36 cm, leather binding, with gilt stamped, facsimile copy printed on Fabriano hand-made paper bounded with Fabriano paper, perfect copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Redaelli Alberto]
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         Madonna della scodella

      Copy after Annibale Carracci's popular engraving of the Madonna della Scodella: the Madonna, seated with the infant Christ on her lap, holds a bowl for the infant Baptist to drink from; St. Anne standing in the back, watching over the scene with her left hand raised. Lettered on the bottom: 'Annibal. Caracius. inuentor.' Documented copy number 4 (Windsor). Etching on paper; trimmed to platemark; total: 135 x 162 mm; top corners restored on the verso The Illustrated Bartsch (1980), p. 395, 9-4

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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         The Great Tv Sitcom Book -[ Uniquely Signed By Many Stars Of Television Situation Comedies]

      New York: Richard Marek, 1980. First Edition . Cloth. Fine/Fine DJ. Also Signed By Denver Pyle, Dick Sargent, Martin Sheen, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit, Vic Tayback, Elena Verdugo, Cindy Williams, Etc.. Signed By Eve Arden, Bea Arthur (twice), William Asher, Ken Berry, Joe Campanella, Betty Garrett, David Groh, Robert Guillaume, Katherine Helmond, Florence Henderson, Anne Jeffreys, Shirley Jones, Werner Klemperer, Ted Knight, Hope Lange, Piper Laurie, Hal Linden, Paul Lynde, Roe McClanahan, Philip McKeon, Harry Morgan, Ron Palillo, Denver Pyle, Roxie Roker, Dick Sargent, Martin Sheen, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit, Vic Tayback, Dick Van Patten, Elena Verdugo, Ala Vigoda, Ned Wertimer, Anson Williams, Cindy Williams. Unique.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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         The Complete EC Library: Weird Fantasy (4 Volume Boxed Set)

      Russ Cochran, 1980. Hard Cover. VF - Very Fine. Various. 4 Volume Slipcased set. Published originally by William M. Gaines. Weird Fantasy (1950-3) continued the numbering of its predecessor, A Moon A Girl, Romance, hence early issues are numbered #11 through 17. The final issues were normalised, giving 22 issues in total. Publisher William M. Gaines always preferred the science fiction Comics of all his publications. Even though modest sellers, he kept at least on title going from 1950 until the end in 1956. These Comics continue the dystopian view of man, formed by companion title Weird Science. They deal with man & his foibles as he attempts to visit & colonise space, interact with alien species or live with atomic weapons. Despite their pessimism, they are also imaginative and darkly humorous. From 1952 writer Ray Bradbury's stories were adapted & several are feature here. Other science fiction writers were also sampled without their knowledge, adding to the sophistication of stories on offer. Add into the mix some of the most beautiful visions of 1950s science fiction from artists Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen & others. Weird Fantasy represents some of the finest science fiction stories ever illustrated. Purchase this handsome high quality reprint anthology today & find out why. Each book is smyth sewn and deluxe bound to last a lifetime of re-reading. Very Fine condition with only minor shelf-wear to slipcase. 768 pages. Black & White illustrations. 9" x 12" (235mm x 310mm). Slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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         BARN BLIND

      New York: Harper & Row, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy, light foxing to top edge in a fine dust jacket. First edition of the author's first book, signed by Smiley on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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         Cosmos.

      Random House, New York 1980 - First edition of one of the best-selling science books ever published. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Carl Sagan on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino, jacket painting by Adolph Schaller. Signed first printings are rare. Cosmos is the best-selling science book ever published in the English language. Brilliant and provocative, it traces today's knowledge and scientific methods to their historical roots, blending science and philosophy in a wholly energetic and irresistible way. "Enticing, imaginative, readable, iridescent" (The New York Times). It was also a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as presenter. It was executive-produced by Adrian Malone, produced by David Kennard, Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, and Gregory Andorfer, and directed by the producers, David Oyster, Richard Wells, Tom Weidlinger, and others. It covers a wide range of scientific subjects, including the origin of life and a perspective of our place in the universe. The series was first broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service in 1980, and was the most widely watched series in the history of American public television until The Civil War. As of 2009, it was still the most widely watched PBS series in the world. It went on to win two Emmys and a Peabody Award, and has since been broadcast in more than 60 countries and seen by over 500 million people. It was followed-up by the 2014 documentary television series bearing the same name presented by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who, as a young high school student, was inspired by Sagan. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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         IL SERPENTE DELL'OBLIO

      Editrice Nord, MILANO 1980 - COSMO SERIE ORO ITALIANO N. 41 della collana, traduzione di R.Rambelli, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, blu con titoli bianchi al dorso, sovraccoperta illustrata e con lievissimi segni del tempo, pagine brunite ai bordi e con sporadica fioritura, fioritura anche ai tagli

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         The Great Tv Sitcom Book -[ Uniquely Signed By Many Stars Of Television Situation Comedies]

      Richard Marek, New York 1980 - Signed By Eve Arden, Bea Arthur (twice), William Asher, Ken Berry, Joe Campanella, Betty Garrett, David Groh, Robert Guillaume, Katherine Helmond, Florence Henderson, Anne Jeffreys, Shirley Jones, Werner Klemperer, Ted Knight, Hope Lange, Piper Laurie, Hal Linden, Paul Lynde, Roe McClanahan, Philip McKeon, Harry Morgan, Ron Palillo, Denver Pyle, Roxie Roker, Dick Sargent, Martin Sheen, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit, Vic Tayback, Dick Van Patten, Elena Verdugo, Ala Vigoda, Ned Wertimer, Anson Williams, Cindy Williams. Unique. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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         Sandzeichnungen in Diani / Naturerfahrung in Afrika (mit Begleitheft 'Down Twenty-Four South' von Wilp).

      Qumran Verlag, Frankfurt a.M./ Paris, 1980. - EA. Beide Boxen vollständig mit jeweils 16 auf schwarzem Karton kaschierten Original C-Prints. Original Pappboxen, 16x22cm. Gr. 8°. Tadelloser Zustand. Die Farbfotos jeweils 9,8 x 15,5cm. Das beiliegende Begleitheft von Ch. Wilp, 'Down Twenty-Four South', mit folgenden Angaben auf dem Vorsatzblatt: 'Numerierte Auflage von 250 Exemplaren. Die ersten fünfundzwanzig Exemplare sind signiert' . Dann, handschriftlich: 'Außerhalb des Handels, I - XX , Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer V'. - - Beide Boxen sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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         Firestarter

      Phantasia Press, Huntington Woods 1980 - Huntington Woods, Phantasia Press, 1980. Limited Edition. 618/725 Copies. A fine copy. Signed by the author and dated 'July 8, 1980'. King signed the 725 sheets over four dates, apparently. It's commonly thought that those dated 6th and 7th are least common, though looking at the numbers on the four we have at present, the second date is numbered 167/725 (the present copy). Assuming they were signed sequentially, the numbering would suggest fewer than 1/4 were signed on the first date. The Phantasia Press edition precedes the Viking edition making this limited edition of 751 copies (including the lettered edition) the first edition. Cover art by Michael Whelan [6117, Hyraxia Books]. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB]
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         The Edward T. Chou Collection Parts One, Two and Three

      Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York 1980 - Book condition: fine, very scarce three volume catalog set of auctions held at the Furama hotel in Hong Kong in November, 1980, in London in December, 1980 and back at the Furama in May, 1981, volumes one and three cover Ming and Qing porcelains with volume three adding works of art, volume two focuses on early Chinese ceramics and ancient bronzes, each volume contains pre-auction estimate price sheets along with a list of realized prices, volume two holds a separate 13" X 10" map of China's administrative divisions with the top margin showing small chips and tears, all dust jackets feature a color illustration down the left front, volume one shows a bump to upper right front and a tiny chip off front right edge, other jackets in excellent condition, each volume bound in blue cloth with brilliant gilt across front and spine, bump to upper right front of volume one otherwise all boards pristine, interiors feature b/w and color plates throughout and are in excellent condition, all bindings tight, 159, 141 and 183 pages, 7.5 X 10.5 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Panoply Books]
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         Embroidery:An Introduction To The Basic Skills And Techniques Of The Craft

      Bbc, 1980. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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         Transformées de Laplace. Cours et problèmes

      France Mac Graw Hill 1980 - Edition 1980. Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Edition 1980. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Porphyro In Akron

      [Columbus]: Logan Elm Press, 1980. Edition limited to 100 copies signed by the photographer and printed on hand-made Hayle paper by J.B. Green, this one of 75 copies bound in wrappers; 4to, pp. [12] frenchfold; printed in green, blue, and black; 3 photogravures by Andrew Cahan; original gray paper wrappers with black label on upper cover printed in blue; fine. "Hart Crane wrote this poem in 1920 while he was working in Akron, Ohio. An early draft was included in a letter to his friend Gorham Munson and is now in the Special Collections of The Ohio State University Libraries" (colophon).

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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         Cosmos (Signed and PSA-Authenticated)

      Random House 1980 - SIGNED BY CARL SAGAN, PROFESSIONALLY AUTHENTICATED BY PSA/DNA! Also a brief personal inscription including "with best wishes." A lovely 6th printing in near-fine / very good condition; price intact DJ looks terrific in new mylar. Includes a full Letter of Authenticity from PSA. Expedited and international shipping are welcome; signed by author. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookcharmed Books IOBA]
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         COSMOS

      Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut 1980 - Near Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. ; Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction; 4to 11" - 13" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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         ALENTOUR DE LA MONTAGNE

      - Paris, Editions Galanis, 1980. Grand in-4 (29x37) en feuilles sous couverture grise imprimée et double emboîtage, titre imprimé en long au dos, non paginé. Rare ouvrage tiré à 90 EXEMPLAIRES seulement sur papier Japon Misumi tous numérotés et signés par l'auteur et l'artiste qui a également signé au crayon l'empreinte du frontispice (celui-ci n°26). EDITION ORIGINALE DES 29 POEMES D'ANDRE FRENAUD ACCOMPAGNES DE 16 EMPREINTES ORIGINALES tirées manuellement par l'Atelier Anne Delfieu à Dieudonné sur les ardoises gravées par Raoul UBAC. Peintre, photographe et sculpteur d'origine belge, Ubac (1910-1985) participa aux activités des surréalistes français et belges. Il collabora durant la guerre à la revue de résistance " Messages " où il retrouva Eluard et fit la connaissance d'André FRENAUD. Yves Peyré dans son livre " peinture et poésie " retient cet ouvrage pour sa " grande finesse ". Livre et étui en parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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         Deutsche illustrierte Flugblätter des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts (4 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd.1: Die Sammlung der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel: Ethika, Physica/ Bd.2: Die Sammlung der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel: Historica/ Bd.3: Die Sammlung der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel: Theologica, Quodlibetica, Bibliographie: Personen- und Sachregister/ Bd.IV: Die Sammlungen der Hessischen Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek in Darmstadt.

      Max Niemeyer/ Kraus; 1980 - 1987. Hardcover-Großformat; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; bei Band III ist die Fadenbindung leicht gelockert und vom Buchrücken gelöst; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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         Il comunismo e la guerra

      FELTRINELLI EDITORE, 1980. ITALIANO 0,26 Brossura commerciale copertina illustrata, con modesti segni del tempo, ottimo l'aspetto. Volume N. 473 della collana, e N. 17 dei Materiali Marxisti a cura del Collettivo di Scienze Politiche di Padova, interno pulito, pagine come nuove. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Medioevo e Rinascimento Studi e ricerche

      GIUS. LATERZA & FIGLI, 1980. ITALIANO 0,31 Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buonissimo stato. Volume n. CCLXXIV ( 274 ) della collana. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin les plus interessantes et les plus pittoresques, depuis spire jusque a Düsseldorf; Fünfzig malerische Ansichten des Rhein-Stromes von Speyer bis Düsseldorf nach der Natur gezeichnet von L. Janscha und gestochen von Ziegler.

      - Edinburgh, Harris, [1980]. Large folio (54 x 41 cm). Original half-morocco over cloth-covered boards; spine ornamented and lettered in gilt, in half-morocco drop-down-back box with large oval lettering-piece on lid, black velvet lining; ff. [iii], [50], 50 colour-facsimile plates; together with the prospectus and with the original styrofoam-lined shipping box. The first facsimile edition of one of the most luxurious German topographical works (first, 1798). These atmospheric views of the Rhine in fine facsimiles and appropriately hand-bound and presented where sold for £950 at the time. This is number 7 of an intended printrun of 750, which was not achieved, because the ambitious project collapsed (insolvency of the publisher). The original edition was offered a couple of years ago at a German bookfair for â‚ 98,000. - Weight: just under 9kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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         Gamebirds & Waterfowl Ten Etchings Hand-Watercolored by Alan James Robinson

      Cheloniidae Press Easthampton, MA 1980 - Ten hand watercolored etchings by Robinson, each signed, numbered and lettered. Folio, plates, contents leaf, and colophon loose as issued in cloth chemise laid into quarter red morocco gilt clamshell box. Each print is enclosed in a folded cover. The suite is signed and numbered on the colophon page. Everything is in fine condition. Very elegant and quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Different Drummer Books]
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         Il Dissoluto Punito" - Original Illustration for Don Giovanni

      - Original illustration for Peter Sellars' 1980 production of Don Giovanni, by the renowned American artist and writer best known for his unsettling Gothic tales. The full Italian title of the opera, "Il Dissoluto Punito, osia: Il Don Giovanni," is lettered in Classical capitals within a detailed border composed of a dead wolf's pelt. The illustration was used for both the program and the curtain of the opera production. Pen and ink on paper. Signed in brown ink at the lower right margin and captioned "curtain 1/4"=1'" in black ink at the lower right corner. Registration marks and Gorey's faint erased pencil tracings are visible beneath ink. Image 6.5 x 7.5 inches (15.7x19 cm), on sheet measuring 11 x 13.75 inches. Nicely framed.After the great stage director Peter Sellars made his mark with Wagner's Ring Cycle in the late 1970's, he was invited to produce Mozart opera, "Don Giovanni," at the Monadnock, New Hampshire Music Festival. Already marking his career as a daring innovator, Sellars persuaded Gorey, who was recently celebrated for his brilliant, macabre designs for the Broadway production of Dracula, to create the sets and costumes for the Festival's Palace Theatre production. The successful performance ran September 20th and 23rd, 1980 with musical direction by James Bolle. This illustration is a fine example of Gorey's meticulous craftsmanship, through both the faint underlying pencil sketches which reveal his attempts to perfect the lettering and spacing, and in the richly inked shading and textural details of the Gothic wolf's head and skin border design.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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         EPISTOLARIO DE ANTONIO AGUSTIN

      EDICIONES UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMACA, SALAMACA 1980 - FILOSOFIA Y LETRAS INTERLINGUE Brossura editoriale morbida, con alette, leggermente ingiallita e con lieve usura ai bordi, firma appartenenza alla prima bianca, n. 15 della collana, in spagnolo e latino, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         BOLLETTINO DEI CLASSICI serie terza Fasc.I

      ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI, ROMA 1980 - ITALIANO A cura del Comitato per la preparazione dell'edizione nazionale dei classici greci e latini, in italiano con parti di testo in latino e greco, pagine brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo, con 10 tavole in nero fuori testo, brossura editoriale in cartoncino marrone, con titoli neri, lievissimi segni di usura ai bordi e superficiali tracce di umidità

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Ohne Titel. Orig.-Radierung auf Bütten.

      ca . 1980 64 x 49 cm, 28 x 21 cm, Am Blattrand min. stockfl., sonst schönes Exemplar. Epreuve d´artiste. Rechts unten signiert. Auflage 25 Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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         Screenplay]: The French Lieutenant's Woman: A Screenplay

      Parlon Productions, London 1980 - Bradbound photocopied legal size leaves printed rectos only. Near fine. A photocopy of an earlier version, displaying punch holes from the earlier version in the copy. Adapted from the John Fowles novel by Harold Pinter for the 1981 Karel Reisz film starring Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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         The Edward T. Chow Collection (3 volumes)

      Sotheby Parke Bernet Ltd., Hong Kong 1980 - 3 volumes. Small 4to. With 'prices realized' laid-in each volume. Mild toning to leaves and d.js. Light wera to edges of d.js. VG/VG. THE SET: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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         Lecture d'une ville: Versailles (Architecture "Etudes") (French Edition)

      Editions du Moniteur 1980 - Ancien livre de bibliothèque. Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Former library book. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Kvílení": Czech samizdat edition of "Howl," "Kaddish," "Over Kansas," "The Green Automobile," "King Majales," "Magic Psalm," "The Change: Kyoto-Tokio Express," and other shorter poems. Also included are Ferlinghetti's "Starting from San Francisco" and other poems, and seven short poems by Gregory Corso

      self-published, [Czechoslovakia] 1980 - Original gray cloth with red stamped title to spine, top edge yellow; [3], 121 leaves of carbon copy typescript to rectos, on thin onion paper measuring 29.2 x 20.3 cm. Wrappers soiled; boards lightly distended; internally fine. Czech samizdat edition of three American poets of the Beat Generation: Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Gregory Corso, published during the height of Czechoslovak "normalization" period, when the production and circulation of such texts was illegal. Jan Zábrana (1934-1984), the translator, was close to Ginsberg; he translated and published his poetry and other Beat writers already in the early 1960s. Interest in the Beat Generation preceded Ginsberg's first trip to Prague in February of 1965 (a second trip followed in late April of 1965). A 1959 essay ("Americká bohéma") by Igor Hájek in the journal Svetová literatura introduced Beat writers to the broader Czech public and included translations of some of their poems, including excerpts from Howl. The poetry of the American Beat writers was in energetic contrast to official Czech poetry of the late 50s and early 60s, which "comprised either panegyrics to the communist state, or innocuous, sentimental musings" (Kopecký 2010, 98). At that time, counter-culture Czech poets were in virtual obscurity. The director Pavel Jurácek wrote of Ginsberg's visit, that the Czech beatniks were "ready to serve and worship him" (Bla?ek 36). His poems as well as Ferlinghetti's appeared in Svetová literatura with translations by Zábrana and articles about the Beat Generation were published in Kulturní tvorba. During Ginsberg's stay in Prague, he and Zábrana appeared together at public readings, with Zábrana providing Czech translations to Ginsberg's poems. Both Ginsberg and Ferlinghetti achieved poetic celebrity status in Czechoslovakia, with their poems heard on radio and television, as well as at small theaters and poetry readings, particularly at the Viola cafe in Prague. The Viola cafe functioned as the "hang-out" for young poets and artists in Prague and their weekly poetry readings featured work by Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Corso, whose poetry also appears in this samizdat collection. According to Zábrana, the Beats' were attractive to a Czech audience due to their "thematic urgency," which was connected to their dissident, non-conformist, and yet socially engaged worldview. Initially Ginsberg received positive attention from the Czech press, but within a few weeks censorship restricted the publication of his work and he was followed more closely by the secret police. He became a persona non grata to the regime following his crowning as "The King of May" at the rowdy May 1st, 1965 celebration-a student-organized street festival that had been allowed to take place after prior years of clashes, unrest, and repressive action at the event. Ginsberg was denounced by Czech authorities and the state-controlled press; he was deported on May 7th, having been labelled a "moral and political danger" due to his his sexual promiscuity, his antagonistic views of the domestic regime, and for supposedly inciting the Czech youth. His poem "The King of May", which he wrote on the plane from Prague, appears in this anthology. It has been argued that Ginsberg unwittingly gave the Czech authorities an argument to crackdown on native intellectuals and writers, who had enjoyed relative freedom following the relaxation of restrictions in the early 1960s. Consequently, two significant magazines, Tvár and Kni?ní kultura, were shuttered. Publication of translations of Ginsberg's poetry was prohibited, and production was halted on several already prepared selections of his and other Beat writers' work. Ginsberg and Ferlinghetti were nonetheless included in a significant anthology of new American Poetry, Obeznámení s noci, which appeared in 1967, and the poetry and prose of Beat writers continued to circulate unofficially. Ginsberg's denunciation only raised his status in the minds [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         UVRE ROMANESQUE, exemplaire de tête avec suites

      André Sauret - VIAN (Boris). ŒUVRE ROMANESQUE. André Sauret, 1980-1981. Sept fort volumes, 27,5 x 20,5 cm. Un des 500 exemplaires de tête « reliés en plein cuir noir, grain maroquin, sous étui, comprenant une suite des soixante-douze compositions originales réunies en un coffret cuir sous étui livré avec le premier volume ». Les six premiers volumes comprennent les romans de Vian ; chacun de ces six volumes est illustré de douze compositions en couleurs à pleine page de Roland Topor (L’écume des jours et L’herbe rouge), Jean-Michel Folon (L’automne à Pékin), André François (L’arrache-cœur), Milton Glaser (J’irai cracher sur vos tombes et Les morts ont tous la même peau), Desclozeaux (Trouble dans les Andains et Vercoquin et le plancton) et Jean Lagarrigue (Et on tuera tous les affreux et Elles se rendent pas compte). Comme annoncé, six suites des illustrations sont jointes dans un septième coffret. Excellents textes parfaitement illustrés. Importante et belle préface de François Caradec. À l’état de neuf. Le feuillet volant de l’éditeur accompagnant l’étui contenant les suites est conservé. Nettement moins courant que le tirage ne pourrait le laisser supposer. Attention : très lourd, frais de port importants sauf à remettre l'ensemble en main propre sur Paris. Le montant des frais de port automatiquement calculé par Abebooks est incorrect. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Chiche]
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         THE ASBESTOS FIRESTARTER ***

      Phantasia Press 1980 - FIRESTARTER, Phantasia Press, 1980, first edition, fine without dust-wrapper or slip-case as issued. 1/26 lettered copies bound in asbestos cloth and SIGNED by the author, this one being letter E. (Allegedly, one of these copies have ironically been lost to a fire). So if true----make that 1/25 lettered copies bound in asbestos cloth and SIGNED by the author. With the exception of the handful of SALEM'S LOT that exist with the first state dust-wrapper, this is the most sought after item of Stephen King collectors and often the stopper towards completion. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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         I TRENI - Rivista mensile. Attualità e storia della ferrovia - Modellismo ferroviario.

      ETR. (Codice AT/0296) In 4º (28 cm) 70 pp. ogni numero. Bella pubblicazione riccamente illustrata b/n e a colori, storia e attualità ferroviaria in italia e nel mondo. Disponibile una importante raccolta: 261 numeri consecutivi dal N.1 dell'anno I (1980) al N. 261 (luglio/agosto 2004). Con il fascicolo di indici per i N.1-100. Tutti i fascicoli sono in brossura originale e in perfetto stato. La raccolta, Euro 950.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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         An Introduction to the Art of Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

      EDITIONS ATALLAH, INC, Beirut, Lebanon 1980 - First de luxe Edition only 1000 copies have been printed. WITH 40 Lithographs from Original Drawings. [10]. 40 leaves, printed recto only. Folio. Inscribed belwo limitation : To Hani, Claudette and Nicolas, You are always in our thinkings and we love you! Joseph, tania and Agop. August 1988 Beirut."The reprint done in 1993 states on copyright page "Reprint 1993 made for the complete loss of the first edition during the war." This is one of those rare first editions. Faux green morocco, stamped in gilt WITH 40 Lithographs from Original Drawings. [10]. 40 leaves, printed recto only. Folio First de luxe Edition only 1000 copies have been printed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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         Church Poems. With illustrations by John Piper. (FIRST STATE, DELUXE ISSUE)

      John Murray, London, 1980. The deluxe issue of the withdrawn first edition, of which one hundred copies were produced and bound, and virtually all destroyed prior to publication. This copy signed on the colophon by John Betjeman, but not numbered, and without Piper's signature, who presumably was due to sign them later. Due to a production error, the last seven lines of the poem 'Bristol and Clifton', the two full pages of the poem 'Sunday Afternoon Service in St Enodoc Church, Cornwall' were omitted, resulting in both the trade issue and this deluxe issue being destroyed and corrected editions issued the following year. John Murray claimed that all but half a dozen copies of the trade edition were destroyed, although the actual number of survivors is almost certainly higher. This deluxe edition is certainly a great deal scarcer, Peterson identified a surviving typescript (the printer's copy) of the colophon sheet, so signed by Betjeman and with a note by Murray stating that "The signed copy also had to be destroyed of Church Poems!" This present copy however, formally belonging to Dorothy Couzens [née Liptrap], a production assistant and some-time illustrator at John Murray Ltd. between 1960-1985, is the entire text, cut from the watered silk binding (presumably re-cycled for the corrected edition) and with the original marbled endpapers now serving as makeshift wrappers. 8vo. 63pp. Top edge gilt. A very good copy - scarce as proverbial hen's teeth, this being quite probably the only surviving example of the deluxe issue of the withdrawn text.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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         Mappings (Signed First Edition)

      Vikram Set, Saratoga, CA 1980 - First edition. Softcover. 64 pages. The first book from the author of the very well received novel 'A Suitable Boy." A collection of poems printed in an edition of only 150. A very good plus copy in stapled wrappers with a crease to the bottom corner of the front panel and with a tiny bit of wear as well. Signed by Seth on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        All Novels - Comprising: Duffy/Putting The Boot In/Fiddle City/Going to the Dogs

      London: Cape, 1980-87. A set of first edition, first printings, published by Cape between 1980 and 1987. All are near fine in like unclipped wrappers. Rarely offered as a set.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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