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        The Surgeon's Mate

      London: Collins Place,, 1980. Octavo. Original dark red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Front board gently bowed, edges very lightly toned. An excellent copy in a lightly toned jacket with slightly rubbed rear panel. First edition, first impression of the seventh book in the Aubrey-Maturin series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Crachefeu

      Paris: Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre, 1980. Edizione di 130 + X es. numerati e firmati. quartini sciolti in broch, custodia in tela (loose as issued in soft covers and cloth slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Folio (cm 41x31). 5 eaux-fortes originales en aquatinte numérotées et signées par l'Artiste, plus une lithographie en 4 couleurs pour la couverture de Carlo Guarienti (cm 35,5x25,5; 40x94). Cinque acqueforti-acquetinte originali a colori di Carlo Guarienti numerate e firmate e una litografia originale a 4 colori firmata dall'Artista in copertina (cm 35,5x25,5; 40x94) Acqueforti tirate su pressa a mano nell'atelier Crommelynck; testi stampati da Fequet-Baudier. Edizione originale di 130+X es. numerati e firmati dagli Autori. Esemplare 119

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        2 personnages enlacés. Sérigraphie en couleurs, violet, jaune et bleu, signée.

      1980 - Paris, début des années 1980, papier épais type papier hollande, format du support: 800 mm. x 570 mm., format de l'oeuvre 700 mm. x 440 mm., état neuf. Valerio Adami est né à Bologne en 1935. Il s'est formé à travers les ateliers de Felice Carena et Achille Furni. A Venise il fit la connaissance d'Oskar Kokoschka, et plus tard à Paris il rencontra Wilfredo Lam et Roberto Matta. Ses premières oeuvres se rattachent à l'expressionisme, mais très vite il affirma son style personnel influencé par le surréalisme, fait de formes fortement cernées par une ligne noire épaisse et traitées en aplats de couleurs pures. Son oeuvre a été exposée dans de très nombreux musées à travers le monde. Il a aussi réalisé huit vitraux pour l'hôtel de ville de Vitry-sur-seine en 1985 et des tableaux monumentaux pour la salle des pas perdus de la gare d'Austerlitz en 1992.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Scritti]
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        Pilgrimage of Peace - The Collected Speeches of John Paul ll in Ireland and the United States

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Signed by Author(s), Illustrated By: with PhotosSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 5" x 7", SIGNED, portrait of Pope John Paul ll laid in. The condition of the portrait is fine, with no apparant flaws, Book

      [Bookseller: brooklyn books]
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        The Enigma Of Stonehenge - Signed Numbered Edition

      Jonathan Cape, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: As New, Limited Edition; Signed by Author & Illustrator0224016180 A most stunning First Edition, limited to 100 numbered copies (this one being #15) in unread As New condition in alike slipcase, signed by author John Fowles and Barry Brukoff with original signed and numbered Stonehenge photo. 16 color plates and over 50 black and white photographs by Barry Brukoff; John Fowles, who lived near Stonehenge himself, succeeded at underlining the mystery surrounding a monumental location. Barry Brukoff's photography only adds to the brilliance of this title

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why, Inc.]
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        Una Filosofia Senza Dogmi.

      Italy, Il Mulino, 1980.. 1980. 13.5 x 21 cm. 176 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.. Includes for example the following chapters:

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Riddley Walker.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1980 - Octavo. Original black boards, spine lettered in gilt, grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled; an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has a toned spine. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the the title page to the author John Baxter. Scarce inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Park City.

      Albuquerque & New York, Artspace Press & Castelli Graphics, 1980.. Lex. 8°. 246 S. mit 102 s/w-Abb., OLn., OU. Oberer Schnitt mit 3 Fingerflecken, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.. Erste Ausgabe. Siehe: Parr, The Photobook Vol. 2, Seite 34

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Eckel]
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        Kulturhistorisk leksikon for nordisk middelalder fra vikingetid til reformationstid

      Kulturhistorisk leksikon for nordisk middelalder fra vikingtid til reformasjonstid. Kulturhistoriskt lexikon för Nordisk medeltid från vikingatid till reformationstid. Del 1-21 + registerband. Rosenkilde og Bagger, Danmark 1980-82. Rikligt illustrerade. Förlagets röda linneklotband med förgylld ryggdekor. [25,5x17,5 cm]. 2. polag 1980. Andra oförändrade upplagan, fotografiskt faksimil av upplagan 1956-78. Komplett i 22 volymer med 21 enkla originalkassetter (en kassett saknas). Böckerna i skick som nya. Bilden visar 6 av de 22 volymerna. Svensk redaktion: Ingvar Andersson, John Granlund, Bengt Thordeman, Elias Wessén. Fotografisk optryk efter 1. udgave 1956-1978.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Bothnia]
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        The Accidental Death of an Anarchist.

      Pluto Plays, London 1980 - First English edition of the playwright's magnum opus; orginally published in Italy in 1970. Thin octavo. Signed by Dario Fo on the the title page. Fine in illustrated wrappers as issued; no hardcover edition was published. Dario Fo is the recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature and is "[a]rguably the most widely performed contemporary playwright in world theatre" (Mitchel, 1999). The Accidental Death of an Anarchist shows that "[t]he quality that makes Fo uniquely powerful [is] the ability to wring wild laughter out of insidious corruption" (Guardian). "Simon Nye's witty translation updates and relocates the play suitably close to contemporary England. Fo is that rare thing, a far-left playwright with a popular, comic touch. And his stinging attack upon the black arts of government cover-up, manipulation and mendacity could not be more timely" (Evening Standard). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Traditional Islamic craft in Moroccan architecture by Paccard, Andre

      Atelier 74 1980 - 2 volume set. Gift quality, in mylar. Appears new. Fine with fine jacket. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover and dust jacket. Photos available on request. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        TRADITIONAL ISLAMIC CRAFT IN MOROCCAN ARCHITECTURE: VOLUMES 1 & 2

      Éditions Atelier 74, Saint- Jorioz, 1980 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket. - 4to. Handsome copies pp 508 & 582. Copiously illustrated in colour throughout. Neat gift inscriptions on first blanks page o/w excellent condition. This set is very heavy, and will attract higher shipping charges. ISBN: 286486004X Very good indeed in very good indeed dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Any Amount of Books ABA]
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        Small Paintings of the Masters.

      New York. Woodbine Books. 1980. - Limited english edition of 1250, of which this is #192. Full plate color illustrations. 3vols. Folio. Fine.Featured Art.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Midnight's Children

      Knopf, 1980. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The second novel by the author of THE SATANIC VERSES and SHAME, a story with epic sweep which follows twin protagonists in an evocation of a vast and complicated land -- modern India. Winner of the Booker Prize and subsequently selected as the winner of the "Booker of Bookers." Also winner of the James Tate Black Memorial Book Prize and the English Speaking Union Literary Award. Due to a delay in the British publication process, this American Edition is the true first. Near Fine/Near Fine -- light foxing to the page edges. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Blade Runner: The Original Screenplay

      Los Angeles: Brighton Productions, Inc./Sunset Gower Studios, 1980. The 1st printing of the 1980 original screenplay, based on the 1968 Philip K. Dick novel, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?". A VG copy in its original yellow wrappers, with minor offsetting to the front panel (where there had been a label) and several very small, unobtrusive stains. Quarto, 140 pgs. Submitted to Sunset Gower Studios on Dec. 22nd, 1980, this screenplay-- in its original incarnation-- pre-dates the legendary 1982 Ridley Scott film by almost 2 years. Very scarce in its original state. . 1st Edition. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Park City (Signed First edition)

      Artspace Press / Castelli Graphics 1980 - Albuquerque: Artspace Press and New York: Castelli Graphics, 1980. (10.75 x 11.25 in, 27.8 x 28.7 cm), 248 pp. Essay by Gus Blaisdell. 102 black and white photographs. Original light brown cloth in fine condition (lightest of wear, less than perfectly fresh); original photographically illustrated dust jacket also in fine condition (with only the most minute bits of rubbing at the spine extremities, upper joint and upper and lower tips). SIGNED by the photographer in ink on the title page (not a recent signature - please see image). "Lewis Baltz's Park City is the second in a loose 'trilogy' of photobooks that began with 'The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine California' (1974) and finished with 'San Quentin Point' (1986). Baltz's photographs, a journey from the general - site topography - to the particular - wiring details - are exemplary. They are shot in the cool, elevational style that is the American counterpart to the Bechers in Europe. But Baltz's objectivity transcends itself, registering a magnified intensity that turns objectivity into impersonal subjectivity. 'Park City' marks a key moment in Baltz's oeuvre, when he brought his conceptual instincts fully to the fore. Rigorous, passionate, fiercely intelligent, Park City is one of the most important photobooks of the late 20th century" (Parr / Badger, "The Photobook" Vol. II, p. 34) A superb copy - tight, clean and bright. Scarce signed, and especially in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Gregory, Bookseller]
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        Les clepsydres de l'inconnu - poèmes d'Odysseas Elytis

      Montpellier: Fata Morgana, 1980 - Sm8° (140x220mm) - Unpag. - Color & b/w reproductions. First edition published in 600 copies (75 ex. on Arches and 525 on vergé tinté) our copy is N° 21 on Arches including one Original Color-Lithograph numbered 21/75 and signed by Pierre Alechinsky. Original wrappers. Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        "Five Thousand Years of Chinese Art" Series: Chinese Textiles Part I and II

      "Five Thousand Years of Chinese Art" Editorial Committee, Taipei, [1980?], Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dustjacket; 8 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in Very Good conditionIllustrated by 208 color plates, numerous black and white; Scarce two volume set. Chinese text. Volume I: Prehistoric - Six Dynasties includes 200 pages and 106 color plates. Volume II: Sui and T'ang Dynasties includes 200 pages and 102 color plates. Both volumes have numerous black and white illustrations. This series was done by the National Palace Museum in Taiwan and reached 71 volumes. ; 6; 400 pp.

      [Bookseller: RugBooks]
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        Kreuzberger Geschichte in 10 Serien: Je 36 historische Ansichten und Pläne mit erläuterten Texten zur Stadteilentwicklung. Zu den Serien: 1. Schlesisches Tor. 2. Görlitzer Bahnhof , 3. Mariannenplatz, 4. Luisenstädischer Kanal, 5. Alte Luisenstadt , 6. Südliche Friedrichstadt , 7. Die Bahnhöfe, 8. Der Kreuzberg , 9. Gneisenaustr. 10. Hasenheide. Alle Serien im Postkatenformat. Reproduktionen von alten Postkarten. Alles in 2 roten Kunststoffalben. Je 30 Blatt a 6 Karten. Die einzelnen Serein sind nicht auf Vollständigkeit überprüft. Keine bibliographischen Angaben zu diesem Werk gefunden. Div. Repros von Stadtplänen liegen bei. Infos zu vielen Postkarten über einen kleinen Informationszetel der lose beiliegt.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag, um 1980.. 32 x 25 cm. 60 Klarsichthüllen im Ringbinder. ISBN: Keine. Original wattierter Kuststoffalben. jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. 1. Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! Kreuzberg ist ein Ortsteil im Bezirk Friedrichshain - Kreuzberg von Berlin. R1B8-Tüt. (Ber). Jpg.

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett / Einzelunte]
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        1155 Los Angeles Art Cards

      Los Angeles. 1980-2005. A collection of 1155 cards advertising various artist shows and gallery openings in the Los Angeles area from the early 1980s until the mid 2000s. All cards are near fine or better with some slight edgewear from mailing. The assemblage includes invitations to some of the most intriguing West Coast art shows of the last few decades including, "The Sissy Art of Eric White," an exhibit of art by Owen Smith (renowned for the art from the Aimee Mann album The Forgotten Arm), and the Bettie Page pin up artist, Olivia. From the Eric White show Peter Frank, reviewing for LA Weekly, wrote that "His dream-state scenes, full of puzzled faces, double-images, anachronisms and attenuated unlikelihoods are painted with a vertiginous exactitude, its wooziness enhanced with bilious colors, weird superimpositions, and a tendency to render everything a little wobbly and elongated---El Greco goes suburban." Over the years Los Angeles has proved to be an important center for new artists. The work plays on an extraordinary variety of themes including most obviously, Hollywood, celebrity, and Disney culture as well as with the Chicano culture of the city's Spanish roots. The images show everything from sultry women to trash on the side of the highway. Every trend of the last few decades is displayed amongst the plethora of cards. A unique gathering of over 1100 exhibition cards for artists collected over the years documenting the increasingly changing tides of art in Los Angeles. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Handbuch der Fertigungstechnik. Band 1: Urformen, Band 2: Umformen und Zerteilen (in drei Teilbänden); Band 3: Spanen (in zwei Teilbänden); Band 4: Abtragen, Beschichten und Wärmebehandeln (in zwei Teilbänden); Band 5: Fügen, Handhaben und Montieren; Band 6: Fabrikbetrieb.

      Carl Hanser, München 1980-1994.. 6 Bände in 10 Bänden (so komplett), 400 - 1000 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tabellen, Groß 8°, Original-Leinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Titel, Vorsatz mit Bibliotheks-Signatur, leichte Rückstände vom Rückenschild, Band 1 mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren (innen auch sauber), anonsten gutes, teils leicht beriebenes und innen sauberes Exemplar,.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        WHISPERS

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1980]. Octavo,. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. An excellent copy of a very scarce. book. (#128587). First edition. Serial killer on the loose in California. "... WHISPERS is not only an excellent horror novel, it is also a fascinating and large- scale work of contemporary fiction." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4- 194. Filmed in 1990.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Harry Callahan: Color, 1941-1980

      Providence: Matrix Publications, (1980). Sunned at the spine, else near fine in yellow stamped boards, housed in the near fine publisher's matching slipcase, lightly faded at the edges, with a photograph mounted to the front board, as issued.. First Edition. Square folio. Andy Warhol's copy, with his Ex Libris stamp to the front pastedown, likely sold at Warhol's Sotheby's auction in 1988. Overview of Callahan's color work, edited by Robert Tow and Ricksor Winsor. Essays by Jonathan Williams and A.D. Coleman.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        A Confederacy of Dunces

      Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First PrintingNear fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. A bit of foxing to the verso of the jacket, light edge wear, else both volume and jacket near fine. A very nice copy, in a custom cloth slipcase and box. Alan Friedman's personal review copy, with the draft of his New York Times review laid in. Included also are three typed and signed letters by Mr. Friedman regarding the book and his review, correspondence from th Louisiana State University, a copy of Mrs. Toole's obituary. A very unique copy with very special provenance, Book

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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        Porta Marina. Venti sonetti inediti in dialetto civitanovese

      Milano: All'insegna del pesce d'oro, 1980. Edizione originale di 300 + 44 esemplari. broch, custodia (broch, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Con 5 acqueforti originali firmate di Arnoldo Ciarrocchi (cm 9,5x7,5) Le acqueforti sono state tirate personalmente a mano dall'Artista nella Bottega dell'Asola a Civitanova Marche il 30 Aprile 1980. Edizione originale di 300 es. + 44 con le acqueforti

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Gesammelte Werke in Einzelbänden. Frankfurter Ausgabe. - [20 Bände]. -

      Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer 1980-1986,. 20 Bände; etwa 10.500 Seiten, OLnbde., OU., einfache OPp.-Schuber, 17 cm. 20 Bände: "Doktor Faustus: Das Leben des Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn erzählt von einem Freunde". - Der Erwählte. Roman". - Buddenbrooks: Verfall einer Familie". - "Frühe Erzählungen". - "Der Zauberlehrling. Roman". - "Späte Erzählungen". - "Lotte in Weimar. Roman". - "Leiden und Größe der Meister". - "Joseph und seine Brüder I: Die Geschichten Jaakobs. Roman". - "Joseph und seine Brüder II: Der junge Joseph. Roman". - "Joseph und seine Brüder III: Joseph in Ägypten. Roman". - "Joseph und seine Brüder IV: Joseph, der Ernährer. Roman". - "Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen". - "Über mich selbst: Autobiographische Schriften". - "Königliche Hoheit. Roman". - "Rede und Antwort: Über eigene Werke. Huldigungen und Kränze über Freunde, Weggefährten und Zeitgenossen". - "Von Deutscher Republik: Politische Schriften und Reden in Deutschland". - "An die gesittete Welt: Politische Reden und Schriften im Exil". - "Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull: Der Memoiren erster Teil". - "Die Forderung des Tages: Abhandlungen und kleine Aufsätze über Literatur und Kunst". -- Beiliegend: "Die Frankfurter Ausgabe der Gesammelten Werke Thomas Manns", Vortrag, gehalten von Peter de Mendelssohn (26 Seiten, OHftg.). - Schuber etwas angerändert, Schutzumschläge teils gering randrissig und lichtrandig. Einige wenige Seiten mit Anstreichungen in zartem Bleistift. - "Doktor Faustus": Schutzumschlag randrissig. "Zauberberg": Schutzumschlag fleckig und mit Klebestreifen verstärkt. Sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Raw Magazine Promotional Poster

      Raw Books, New York 1980 - Promotional Poster for the First Issue of Raw Magazine. about 11 x 7 inches. With same image on both sides. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        HYBRIDS OF PLANTS AND OF GHOSTS

      Princeton:: Princeton University Press,, 1980. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED AND DATED BY JORIE GRAHAM. Not inscribed to a particular person. A Near Fine hardback First Edition, First Printing with mild scuffs top edge of boards in a Fine Dust Jacket. The text block itself is Fine. The scarce first book by this Pulitzer Prize (1996) winning poet. 8vo. 67, [3] pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        NUNS AND SOLDIERS

      London: Chatto & Windus 1980 - First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine clean and tight copy, slightly dusty to the text block edges. Complete with the near fine original lightly rubbed dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Inscribed to Lord Anthony Quinton and his wife, with the Quinton bookplate to the front pastedown and an autograph note from the author laid in. Inscribed in blue ink to the front free endpaper "Marcelle and Tony with much love from Iris April 1980" Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        Dancing in Emilia

      Ivrea: Priuli & Verlucca, 1980. Prima edizione (First edition). ril, custodia (hard cover, slip-case). Perfetto (Mint). 8vo. Fotografie in bianco e nero e una nota di Gabriele Basilico. Testo di Mario Bernardo Valli Ma se il fotografo parte dagli spazi delle architetture e arriva ai volti, ai vestiti, ai corpi e ai comportamenti di chi vive in queste balere, sono più di ogni altra le immagini di alcune coppie non giovani che danno in tutta la loro evidenza significato all'insieme. Si tratta di squarci che il flash impone al buio, facendone emergere situazioni sparse, dal forte potere connotativo. La fotografia non possiede il dono di riproporre i suoni e gli odori, ma nel fondo di tali moderne officine del divertimento mi sembrano determinanti per una comprensione più approfondita, queste figure, la cui semiologia propone l'appartenenza ad una classe medio-bassa, positiva ed essenziale" (Bernando Valli). Una tavola applicata al piatto [Basilico, 2006]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Album of Virginia; or, Illustration of the Old Dominion

      Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA, 1980. As New with no dust jacket. Facsimile. First Printing. Portfolio. ISBN: 0884900916 This beautiful facsimile edition was issued in 1980 in portfolio, consisting of 41 unbound color plates and a 40 page pamphlet housed in a burgundy hinged box. The plates were originally published separately in 1858. The pamphlet was originally published in three volumes in 1857-58 under the title: Description of the Album of Virginia, or The Old Dominion. Color photographs of the original plates were made by Beatley & Gravitt, of Richmond. The plates were printed by four-color process on Curtis Colophon cover, 65 lb., by Whittet & Shepperson, Inc., using a Heidelburg Multicolor Perfector. The portfolio box, manufactured by Pohlig Brothers, Inc., of Richmond, is lined with acid-free Permalife paper and covered with garnet Civar 5. Each of the plates is 17" wide and 12" tall. All of the plates are in perfect, pristine condition. The box shows only the slightest signs of shelf-wear. The enclosed pamphlet is in perfect condition. AS NEW. Color Plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 40, (41-Plates) pp

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        Monk's-Hood

      Macmillan 1980 - London M/F .The book is as new and looks unread. The wrapper has absolutely no fade , and shows the price of 5.95GBP.A beautiful copy of the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        1155 Los Angeles Art Cards

      Los Angeles. 1980-2005. A collection of 1155 cards advertising various artist shows and gallery openings in the Los Angeles area from the early 1980s until the mid 2000s. All cards are near fine or better with some slight edgewear from mailing. The assemblage includes invitations to some of the most intriguing West Coast art shows of the last few decades including, "The Sissy Art of Eric White," an exhibit of art by Owen Smith (renowned for the art from the Aimee Mann album The Forgotten Arm), and the Bettie Page pin up artist, Olivia. From the Eric White show Peter Frank, reviewing for LA Weekly, wrote that "His dream-state scenes, full of puzzled faces, double-images, anachronisms and attenuated unlikelihoods are painted with a vertiginous exactitude, its wooziness enhanced with bilious colors, weird superimpositions, and a tendency to render everything a little wobbly and elongated---El Greco goes suburban." Over the years Los Angeles has proved to be an important center for new artists. The work plays on an extraordinary variety of themes including most obviously, Hollywood, celebrity, and Disney culture as well as with the Chicano culture of the city's Spanish roots. The images show everything from sultry women to trash on the side of the highway. Every trend of the last few decades is displayed amongst the plethora of cards. A unique gathering of over 1100 exhibition cards for artists collected over the years documenting the increasingly changing tides of art in Los Angeles. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pleasure & Function

      [New York / LA : The Offices of Fend Fitzgibbon, Holzer, Nadin, Prince and Winters, 1980]. Near fine in stapled wrappers.. First Edition. Top-stapled zine, 24 pages, with the business card of The Offices of Fend, Fitzgibbon, Holzer, Nadin, Prince and Winters stapled to the front cover. A catalogue issued either in conjunction with or concurrent to an exhibition in downtown Los Angeles, February 1980, in the studio of David Amico, entitled Pleasure/Function, featuring the artists Peter Fend, Colen Fitzgibbon, Jenny Holzer, Peter Nadin, Richard Prince, and Robin Winters, whose group business card promised "practical esthetic services adaptable to client situation" and "our consultation includes a review of your needs and suggestions for realistic action." This short-lived collaborative, whether it was really an art advisory service, an advice corporation, or something else entirely, did produce at least this zine, which is rare to the point of almost nonexistence. A "stopper" for Richard Prince collectors; one of the greatest pieces of art ephemera of the era; scarcer than even Prince's Spiritual America invitation.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Twits

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1980. Octavo. Original red boards, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. Spine a little faded; a superb copy. First edition, first impression. Signed by Quentin Blake on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DRAWINGS 1949-79

      Open House 1980 - Myers, Vali. DRAWINGS 1949-79. Introduction George A. Plimpton. London: Open House, c1980. 127pp. illustrated in color. Sm. folio. INSCRIBED by the artist. As new hardcover in fine d/j. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        VALI MYERS: Drawings 1949-1979

      Open House, London 1980 - London: Open House, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. Folio. Full red cloth, gilt lettering to front, spine. In original, illustrated, unclipped dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE ARTIST to half-title page: "For Dear Maurizio / with love / Vali / Chelsea Hotel / NYC / 13th September 1991." Jacket with small, tape repaired closed tear at upper right, front corner. Additionally with small spots of dampstaining to rear, trace age toning to lower edge. Red cloth bright, clean, square. Area of foxing to upper left corner of half-title page, contents otherwise clean, unmarked. 127pp. with an introduction by George Plimpton. The first published collection of work from the visionary artist. Laid-in is an illustrated exhibition announcement, in Italian text, for a show of paintings and poetry by her longtime lover, Italian artist Gianni Menichetti, marking the inauguraton of her Positano, Italy property as a World Wildlife Fund managed sanctuary. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ABAA/ILAB]
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        Vali Myers : Drawings 1949-79 / Introduction by George A. Plimpton

      London : Open House 1980 - Description: 127 p. : chiefly ill. ; 34 cm. Subjects: Myers, Vali. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new, still in protective shrink-wrap. 2 Kg. 127 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Artillerie : I. Geschütze der Artillerie ohne mechanischen Rohrrücklauf; II. Rohrrücklaufgeschütze der Artillerie und schweren Fliegerabwehr; III. Der Weg zum einheitlichen Artillerie-System.

      Dietikon-Zürich, Stocker-Schmid 1980; 1977; 1984.. 3 Bände (cpl.). 4°. 203 u. 155 u. 180 SS. Reich illustriert mit Tfn. u. Abbn. OLn. mit OU. Wenig Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft gute Exemplare.. Bewaffnung und Ausrüstung der Schweizer Armee seit 1817. Bände 8, 9 u. 10. - Die bedeutendste Dokumentation zur Eidgenössischen und schweizerischen Artillerie von ca. 1800 bis 1966/1974. Bd. III mit einem Nachtrag zu den Bänden I u. II : 5.7 cm-Festungskanone Ord. 1909, sowie einem sep. Abschnitt 'Ausländisches Artillerie-Material' (pp. 169-175). - Inhalt : Bd. I: Vorderladergeschütze (von der Sechspfünder-Kanone 1843 bis zur Vierpfünder-Gebirgskanone 1864); Hinterladergeschütze (von der Achtpfünder-Kanone 1869 bis zum Schweren 12-cm-Minenwerfer 1941). Mit Anhang: Zündungen und Zünder, Ordonnanzen über Kriegsfuhrwerke und allgemeine Ausrüstungen, Beschirrung der Pferde von Artillerie und Train, Vergleich mit anderen Ländern (Deutschland bzw. Preussen, England, Frankreich, Italien, Österreich, Russland, Schweiz), Bibliographie / Bd. II: Rohrrücklaufgeschütze der Artillerie und der schweren Fliegerabwehr (von der 7,5 cm Kanone 1903/22 L 30 bis zur 15,5 cm Panzerhaubitze 1966/74 L 40); Die Munition. Anhang: Winkelmasse, Flugbahn und Einrichten der Geschütze; Richtmittel; Bedienung der Geschütze; Beobachtungs- und Aufklärungsmittel; Mess- und Vermessungsinstrumente; Schiessbehelfe und Ermitteln der Elemente; Verbindungsmittel; Fuhrwerke und Transportmittel; Organisation und Einteilung; Bibliographie. - Band III widmet sich den bisher nur wenig berücksichtigten historischen Grundlagen der eidgenössischen Artillerie: "Walter Betschmann legt nun [..] den Band vor, der sich mit der ältesten schweizerischen Artillerie ab 1800 befasst. Durch den Bundesvertrag von 1815 [..] war die Möglichkeit gegeben, das Wehrwesen zu reorganisieren. Für den Bereich der Artillerie ergaben sich dabei mehrere Schwierigkeiten. Die Militärhoheit blieb weiterhin bei den einzelnen Kantonen. So beschaffte nicht die Zentralbehörde das Kriegsmaterial, sondern es war dies die Aufgabe der Kantone [..]. Geschütze waren teuer, weshalb sie so lange als nur möglich als feldtüchtig erachtet wurden. [..] Erschwerend kam noch dazu, dass durch Einfall fremder Heere wesentliche Bestände an Artillerie verlorengegangen waren. Dennoch existierten 1804 in unserem Land rund 700 Geschütze, deren älteste allerdings noch aus der Beute von Murten stammten. Schon zwei Jahre nach der Schaffung des neuen Staatenbundes wurden jedoch 1817 im Allgemeinen Militärreglement die neuen Richtlinien für eine vereinheitlichte Artillerie festgelegt. Mit welchen Schwierigkeiten man dabei fertig werden musste und welche Männer mit welchen Mitteln in welcher Zeit eine einsatzfähige Artillerie schufen, wird im vorliegenden Band mit aller Deutlichkeit aufgezeigt. Die Entwicklung in den zwölf zur Stellung von Artillerie verpflichteten Kantone wird u.a. anhand von Inspektionsberichten der Militäraufsichtsbehörde sowie von kantonalen Grundlagen dargelegt. Das Buch enthält also nicht nur genaue technische Angaben über die einzelnen Geschütztypen, sondern deckt auch viele organisatorische, politische, menschliche und kulturgeschichtliche Probleme auf." (p. 7). - "Unter dem Einfluss des Systems Gribeauval besassen ab 1750 die Artillerie-Geschütze aller eidg. Orte dasselbe Kaliber, doch blieb ihre Ausrüstung weiterhin uneinheitlich. Ihre geringe Bedeutung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert zeigt sich darin, dass in dieser Zeit nur drei Reglemente (zwei bernische und ein zürcherisches) die Artillerie betrafen. 1817 umfasste der Sollbestand der eidg. Kontingente 67'516 Mann und 120 Kanonen. Dank der neuen Kompetenzen des Bundes auf militärischem Gebiet erfuhr die Artillerie zwischen 1850 und 1860 einige Veränderungen: Gebirgsbatterien wurden gebildet, 72 gezogene Vorderlader aus Bronze erworben. 1863 zählte die Bundes-Artillerie 210 Geschütze, davon ein Drittel mit gezogenen Rohren." (etc. aus: H. de Weck, Die Artillerie in der Schweiz; in HLS, Lemma Artillerie, Abschn. 3). -- ISBN 3-7276-7009-6 (Bd. 1), 3-7276-7010-X (Bd. 2), 3-7276-7059-2 (Bd. 3) -- NETTOGEWICHT 3.6 kg

      [Bookseller: Franz Kühne Antiquariat und Kunsthandel]
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        A capofitto sul Cilestre

      Milano: Scheiwiller, 1980. Prima edizione di 80 + XX esemplari. broch, custodia (broch, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. Una poesia inedita "Capelli biondi" e 5 xilografie originali numerate e firmate (da cm 19,5x16 a 29x23). Una delle copie su carta Fabriano Capelli biondi è ispirata ad un amore giovanile di Conti e fu scritta nel 1915. Le xilo furono realizzate nell'inverno 1914-1915, nel suo studio di via dei Della Robbia. Le matrici sono state riscoperte in anni recenti. Prima che il libro fosse stampato da Giorgio Upiglio, l'autore eseguì un certo numero di prove a mano. Fino all'età di 16 anni Primo Conti usò lo pseudonimo Umberto come indica la firma "U.C." incisa nella matrice. Le xilografie sono state impresse da Giorgio Upiglio a Milano e il testo dalle Edizioni D'Arte Cantini di Firenze [Jentsch, 1993; Gambetti, 2007]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Les Chroniques de Jherusalem Abregies. (Die Chronik des Kreuzfahrer-Königreiches Jerusalem).

      Idion,, München, 1980 - München, Idion, 1980. Groß-Folio. 57 x 30 cm. 18 Blatt. Original-Halbpergamentband im Original-Pappschuber mit beiliegendem 15-seitigem Begleitheft. Nummer 871 von 950 (gesamt 1005) nummerierten Exemplaren. Farbiges Vollfaksimile nach dem Original (Signatur 2533) der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien, Lichtdruck in zwölf Farben und Gold, zusätzlich Goldfolienprägung in mehreren Arbeitsgängen. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 871 of 950 (total 1005) numbered copies. Facsimile edition. Fine condition. Original-Halbpergamentband im Original-Pappschuber mit beiliegendem 15-seitigem Begleitheft.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        The Last Empire. (Leporello) Zur Ausstellung im Kasseler Kunstverein.

      Kassel, 1980 - Kassel, 1980. 12,5x21 cm. 10teiliges Leporello. 125 x 21 cm. Mit Werken von Buthe fotografiert von Dietmar Werle und vom Künstler mit Blattgold und Aquarellfarbe übermalt. Goldener Originalumschlag. 1/50 numerierten und signierten Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe. Von Buthe aquarelliert und mit Goldfarbe gehöht. Sprache: N [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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