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        OEUVRE ROMANESQUE tome 1: L'écume des jours, l'herbe rouge tome2: L'automne à Pékin tome 3: L'arrache-coeur tome 4: J'irais cracher sur vos tombes, Les morts ont tous la même peau tome 5: Trouble dans les andains, Vercotin et le plancton tome 6: Et on tuera tous les affreux, Elles se rendent pas compte

      1980 - Livre ancien Editions André Sauret, 1980, 6 volumes in4 reliures pleine toile écrue, sous emboitages, un des 3500 exemplaires sur vélin de Lana (N°3693), lithographies hors-texte en couleurs par: Roland Topor, Jean Michel Folon, André François, Milton Glaser, Desclozeaux, Jean Lagarrigue, 335, 291, 276, 295, 313 et 329 pages, très bel état. 15g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et collections]
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        The Works of . . . With an Account of His Life and a Criticism on His Writings. To Which are Prefixed, Some Observations on the Character and Condition of the Scottish Peasantry

      Printed by J. M?Creery for T. Cadell and W. Davies London and W. Creech Edinburgh. First edition.. Front free endpaper starting at the hinge in volume one; some scattered foxing; edges slightly rubbed; handsome copy.. NCBEL II, 1980; Gibson, page 8. 5 vols, 8vo, contemporary tree calf, red morocco labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. Frontis portrait; four different woodcut vignette title-pages by Thomas Bewick. 16 page list of subscribers. The first attempt at a collected edition of Burns' works, edited by James Currie of Liverpool and published by subscription for the benefit of Burns' widow. Included is Currie?s substantial life of Burns, which was reprinted throughout the 19th century; extensive selections of Burns' correspondence; tributes to Burns; and previously unpublished poems and songs, most notably ?Auld Lang Syne? on page 123 of volume 4 - the first appearance under Burns? name of a song the Scots proudly claim to be one of the most famous and popular of the past 200 years. The first four volumes, all published in 1800, contain the works, and volume five - an addition published in 1808 - contains the Reliques . . . Consisting Chiefly of Original Letters, Poems, and Critical Observations on Scottish Songs, as edited by R. H. Cromek. Ink signature on the title-pages of volumes 1-4 of ?Matt. Davidson / 12th June 1800? - certainly the subscriber listed as M. Davidson, Ponteysylte. All five volumes contain a gift inscription neatly penned on each front free endpaper, dated May 27, 1834.

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        Metroland

      Jonathan Cape Limited, London, United Kingdom 1980 - [1980]. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Gray boards. The spine is stamped in silver. Octavo. Gray endpapers. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a slight 1/16" chip at the head of the spine; otherwise Fine. The original price is intact, along with the publisher's '6.50 net' price sticker affixed above it. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on the title-page. The author's scarce first novel. ".Only the author of 'Flaubert's Parrot' could give us a novel that is at once a note-perfect rendition of the angsts and attitudes of English adolescence, a giddy comedy of sexual awakening in the 1960s, and a portrait of the accommodations that some of us call 'growing up' and others 'selling out'." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nooks Of Books (IOBA, Betr. Bus. Bureau)]
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        Compagnie

      Les Editions De Minuit, Paris 1980 - Edition Originale Numerotes, #84 of 99 with numbered paper slip still present, in glassine protector as issued. Signed by Beckett on title page. Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Gandhi and Civil Disobedience

      1980 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pamphlet with cream card covers. A scarce abstract from the archives. Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), political and spiritual Indian leader, pioneer of Satyagraha, resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience. Although there were precedents in India for the principle of non-violent protest, he was the first person to apply it on such a massive scale in the political arena. He was regularly imprisoned for his activities. He was assassinated by Hindu extremists. This pamphlet contains the documents in the India Office records alluding to Gandhi1922-46. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with the internal pages securely attached to the covers. The covers are slightly grubby but the internal pages arevery clean and bright. Overall, the condition of this volume is very good..

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        CALLANDER SQUARE

      London: Robert Hale, (1980) - Fine, fresh UK First Edition (the true First) in very near fine dust jacket of the noted author's scarce second book, the novel which serves to introduce Inspector Pitt and his wife Charlotte. The author, internationally acknowledged as today's foremost writer of Victorian mystery, justifies her reputation with a masterful combination of superb suspense, flawless research, an ear for truly authentic period dialogue, and the creation of remarkably memorable characters. Signed by Anne Perry on her personal book plate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Raven [Miniature, handwritten & illustrated manuscript, crafted & bound by Jiri Hadlac].

      Handwritten & bound miniature illustrated manuscript book; undated; ca. 1980's. Artist's name written on front paste down. - A hand-crafted miniature artist's book by Jiri Hadlac. Size of binding: 2 x 2 1/2", consists of 18 numbered pages of calligraphic manuscript, written in English, in several different colored inks & with similar drawings in outline of heads of ravens, by Hadlac. Paper is a special, multi-tinted paper, assembled accordion-style, with written words in various directions & drawings on one side. Text is sentences from Poe's "The Raven", beginning" "Once upon a midnight ." . Binding is in a dark stained calf leather with a semi-abstract, raised/sculpted form on front cover, which suggests a pen, head on a raven, etc. with various tools blindstamped in lines on both covers, letter P on back cover; text is bound to back cover, so the front cover drops down & away from textblock; cover edges, surface show "antiqued" look. Artist's name signed as calligraphy on front paste down: Hadlac. Fine condition. One of a small series of handwritten & entirely handmade/bound books based on Poe's Raven. This appears to be the smallest in size, to our knowledge. Rare item. "[.] The decisive breakthrough came with the Fifth Jubilee Trienale held in Prague, and organized by the Prague Museum of National Literature. The selection offered a rich and varied cross-section of new styles and unconventional approaches, including books written, illustrated, and bound by one artist, book-concepts, book-objects, books bound in morocco and decorated in classical style, books employing conventional techniques and materials, books of handmade paper or synthetic materials. Particularily outstanding binders included J. H. Kocman and Jiri Hadlac. Kocman, though by profession a veternary pharmacologist, is the creator of numerous livre d'auteur projects and concept-books embodying his conception of the total book; i.e., a book created in all respects (idea, material, actual execution) by a single artist. Jiri Hadlac, graphic artist and sculptor, had a different background, natural science having been his original field of specialization. Hadlac is an idiosyncratic interpreter of famous literary texts. A good example of his work is his calligraphic rendering of Poe's poem "The Raven" accompanied by his own illustrations, graphic layout, and design and finished with Hadlac's own handmade colored paper and binding." (The Contemporary Renaissance of Fine Bookbinding in Czechoslovakia, 1973-1985, by Emil Minar; in: Fine Print, Vol. 13, #1, January 1987; p. 24). Also see Jiri Hadlac's own article: "Artist of the Book", in: The New Bookbinder Journal of Designer Bookbinders Vol. 8, 1988; pp. 28-36; several pictures of other book-projects, featuring Poe's "Raven" are shown. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        An Almanac Of Twelve-Sports and London Types

      Whittington Press, Andoversford, Gloucestershire 1980 - 40 x 29 cm. Thirty-nine wood-engraved plates hand-colored by Edward and Helen Craig from the original woodblocks including six plates from the "Unused Versions" of the originals published here for the first time. Limited edition, copy 10 of 12 of the hand-colored sets with 15 page booklet printed in red and black, "William NIcholson's An Almanac of twelve Sports and London Types An Introduction to the reprint from the original woodblocks" by Edward Craig and signed by him. Total edition of 225, 150 sets with booklet signed by Craig. Original publication price of hand-colored version, 400 pounds: printed on a Columbian hand-press on Camber Sand hand-made paper with the boxes made by Weatherby Woolnough. Each plate loose as issued with tissue guards. Fresh, very bright production. Orig. basket weave maroon cloth fold down box with illustrated front cover paper label in color of the "Barmaid." Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        EL-DJEICH édition en arabe n° 199 à 258. Mensuel de l'Armée Nationale Populaire

      Direction centrale du Commissariat politique de l'Armée Nationale Populaire Octobre 1980 - septembre 1985, Alger - 56 numéros agrafés avec couverture illustrée en couleurs, 28cm x 20,5cm, 50 à 106pp par n°, nombreuses photos en n/bl et en couleurs, cartes, dessins, tableaux, 8,05kg. Très bon état à comme neuf; manquent les n° 200 de novembre 1980, 232 de juillet 1983, 247 d'octobre 1984 et 251 de février 1985. RARE. La revue a été publiée à partir de juillet-août 1963, en une édition en arabe et en une édition en français, d'abord comme mensuel de l'Armée de Libération Nationale éditée par le ministère de la Défense nationale. Algérie / Militaria.

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        Death of a Riverkeeper

      New York: E.P. Dutton / Meadow Run Press, 1980 (1998 Deluxe Edition). No. P/2 of 5 presentation copies, of the deluxe edition produced by Meadow Run Press (also 35 numbered copies). 8vo. Illustrated by the author. Black morocco spine over paste-paper covered boards; signed by the author, together with the author's colored lithograph of a speckled brook trout, partially hand-tinted by the artist, in custom cloth box containing a mounted "Evening Star" salmon fly tied by Schwiebert. As new

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        Probe I.

      London 1980 - A lively early print by the progressive contemporary British artist David Ferry. A printmaker and photomontage specialist who has lectured and exhibited his works worldwide, David Ferry was born in Blackpool in 1957. After studying at the Blackpool College of Technology, he trained at the prestigious Camberwell School of Art and Crafts and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His first solo exhibition was held at the 1984 International Contemporary Art Fair at London's Barbican Centre, and he made his first significant U.S. debut in 2000 as a visiting professor at Southampton College, New York with an exhibition entitled David Ferry from the window seat at the Avram Gallery. In addition to his many lithographs and photomontages, Ferry's oeuvre includes numerous artist books, some of which featured in the 1999 touring exhibition and catalogue Aspects of Our National Heritage. His abstract works frequently have a satirical edge, and the influence of his self-professed fascination with the surreal and the comical is particularly evident in those images representing his subjective interpretation of particular places and historical events. In 2002, he was awarded an important grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. His work can be found at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Scottish Museum of Modern Art; the Art Institute, Chicago; the Art Museum of Estonia; and in many corporate and university collections. He has had recent solo exhibitions in Berlin, Brighton, London, New York, Seoul and Poznan. Lithograph. Number 3 from an edition of 4. Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right. Very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        100 MAESTRI DEL COLORE. Un itinerario attraverso la pittura in Europa dal Duecento al Novecento.

      Fabbri 1980 - 14 voll. ril. in cart., dorso in pelle e caratteri in oro, cm 34x26, numerose tavole a colori e ill. b/n. Volume 1: Cimabue - Duccio - Giotto - I Lorenzetti - Martini - Rubljov - Pisanello. Vol. 2: Beato Angelico - Paolo Uccello - Van Der Weyden - Van Eyck - Sassetta - Masaccio - Piero della Francesca - Fouquet. Vol. 3: Bellini - Cosmé Tura - Memlinc - Antonello - Mantegna - Pollaiolo - Botticelli - Carpaccio. Vol 4: Bosch - leonardo - Bramantino - Duerer - Cranach - Michelangelo - Giorgione - Gruenewald. Vol. 5: Lotto - Raffaello - Tiziano - Correggio - Pontormo - Holbein il Giovane. Vol. 6: Tintoretto - Bruegel - Veronese - El Greco - Carracci - Caravaggio - Rubens. Vol. 7: Hals - la Tour - Poussin - Pietro da Cortona - Velazquez - Lorrain - Rembrandt - Murillo. Vol. 8: Vermeer - Watteau - Tiepolo - Hogarth - Canaletto - Chardin - Guardi - Gainsborough. Vol. 9: Fragonard - Goya - David - Friedrich - Turner - Constable - Ingres - Corot. Vol. 10: Delacroix - Courbet - Fattori - Manet - Degas - Cezanne - Monet - Renoir. Vol. 11: Redon - Rousseau - Gauguin - Van Gogh - Segantini - Seurat - Ensor - Klimt. Vol. 12: Munch - Kandinsky - Bonnard - Matisse - Mondrian - Klee - Picasso. Vol. 13: Kirchner - Leger - Carrà - Boccioni - Braque - Duchamp - De Chirico - Morandi - Ernst. Vol. 14 (Quaderno - Atlante): Romanico e Gotico - Quattrocento e Cinquecento - Il Seicento - Il Settecento - Ottocento e Novecento. I volumi possono essere venduti anche singolarmente al prezzo di € 70,00 cad. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kiri Kui Kunst [catalog of Exhibition of Calligraphic Artists from Villu Toots' school]. With signed ephemera. Villu Toots, Vanda Purik. Signed, presentation, association, with Ephemera Laid in

      Tartu Kunstnike Maja, Tallinn, Estonia 1980 - [no place] Tallinn, Estonia assumed: Tartu Kunstnike Maja, 1980. First Edition. In Estonian and Russian. Signed, inscribed, dated by the author, signed again after introduction, signed also on laid-in ephemera (see description). Most signatures are in light pencil, hence don't scan well. Also apparently signed by Vanda Purik, apparently one of the exhibited former students herein. Quarto, 94, [1] pp. Black wraps illustrated with stylish, complex red calligraphic design, yellow lettering on cover and spine. A catalog in color and in black and white of the works of former students of celebrated calligraphic artist Villu Toots, at his institute. Assembled, introduced and described by Toots, with some of his own work. Signed, inscribed and dated by him (Tallinn 1987) to Don M. Moy, a contributing editor of Fine Print, at the fine illustration by Vanda Purik on the verso of the cover (under which is Purik's (presumed) signature]. Also signed by Toots after the introduction. Also, laid in is a folding calligraphic New Year's greeting for 1991, also signed by Toots, also sent to Don Moy, with the original posted envelope, cancelled in Tallinn. Last, a laid-in sheet with black and white calligraphic text, in Estonian, presumed to be promotional in nature, with yet another Toots signature. Toots in so admired in his specialty that, among other honors, he has had several new typefaces named for him - not to mention the posh Harrogate, England restaurant of the same name. Almost 100 pages of calligraphic art by former students of Toots, in wide and beautiful variety. In heavy mylar protective jacket, presumed to be original accompaniment. Near fine book, with no salient flaws. The heavy mylar protector has several small breaks at corners. lG4 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dubliners.

      1980 1980 - 1st edition. London: Grant Richards 1914. 278 pp. Publisher's cloth, binding faded, grubby and weakly waterstained on upper frontboard. A few pages weakly browning and 2 pages with a little handwritten notes. * Between 1905, when Joyce first sent a manuscript to a publisher, and 1914, when the book was finally published, Joyce submitted the book 18 times to a total of 15 publishers. The book's publishing history is a harrowing tale of persistence in the face of frustration. The London house of Grant Richards agreed to publish it in 1905. However, their printer refused to set one of the stories (Two Gallants), and Richards then began to press Joyce to remove a number of other passages which he claimed the printer also refused to set. Joyce protested, but eventually did agree to some of the requested changes. However, Richards eventually backed out of the deal. Joyce thereupon resubmitted the manuscript to other publishers, and about three years later (1909) he found a willing candidate in Maunsel and Roberts of Dublin. However, a similar controversy developed and Maunsel too eventually refused to publish, even threatening to sue Joyce for printing costs already incurred. Joyce offered to pay the printing costs himself if the sheets were turned over to him and he was allowed to complete the job elsewhere and distribute the book, but when Joyce arrived at the printer's they refused to surrender the sheets, and burned them the next day. Joyce managed to save one copy which he obtained "by ruse". He then returned to submitting the manuscript to other publishers, and in 1914 Grant Richards once again agreed to publish the book, using the page proofs saved from Maunsel as copy. The book was finally published in June 1914. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Fabulous Collection of Material Relating to the Appearances of Elisabeth Welch, Adelaide Hall and the Harlem Renaissance at the Riverside Studios, London.

      Various dates mostly s 1980 - 1: PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL: i) 35 original photographic negatives of ELISABETH WELCH performing at Riverside in April 1982. ii) 67 original photographic negatives of ADELAIDE HALL performing at Riverside , and on the Michael Parkinson television show, in March 1981. iii) 96 original photographic negatives of SNOWSHOE SHUFFLE at the Greenwood Theatre, featuring CHUCK GREEN, WILL GAINES, and HONI COLES, in December 1981 and January 1982. iv) 22 original photographic negatives of NO MAPS ON MY TAPS, featuring CHUCK GREEN, SANDMAN SIMMS and BUSTER BROWN. v) 29 various original photographic negatives of CHUCK GREEN, HONI COLES, ADELAIDE HALL and ELISABETH WELCH. vi) 11 production photographs of ADELAIDE HALL in concert. vii) 3 contact sheets featuring some of the above images. viii) 2 reproduction studio portraits of ELISABETH WELCH from the 1930s. 2: MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL: i) 4 ALS from ELISABETH WELCH to David Gothard, discussing present projects and future plans. Undated, but late 1980s. Lacking the original envelopes. ii) Small collection of correspondence from MIRIAM WELCH (Elisabeth's sister-in-law), CHUCK GREEN and DOROTHY BRADLEY: some Christmas cards, and 3 TLS from Bradley, including one thanking Gothard for his letter of condolence on the occasion of Green's death. iii) Autograph CV of choreographer Danny Daniels, presumably in Daniels' hand and submitted for use in theatre programmes and promotional material. 3: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL: i) 45 rpm recording of Elisabeth Welch singing Stormy Weather, from Derek Jarman's The Tempest, with a production still of Welch from the film. ii) CD-ROM archive of Jazzonia exhibition, held at the Chelsea Space, London, in July 2009. iii) DVD of Sophisticated Lady, Channel Four's recording of Adelaide Hall in concert in London on 22 April, 1999. iv) DVD of About Tap, made by Direct Cinema Ltd, with an introduction by Gregory Hines. v) DVD of No Maps On My Taps, made by Direct Cinema Ltd. vi) DVD of Adelaide Hall in concert with Gavin Bryars at the Leicester Haymarket on 30 January 1988. vii) DVD of Omnibus: The Cotton Club Comes to the Ritz (BBC 1985, dir. Nigel Finch). 4: PRINTED MATERIAL: i) a small collection of theatre programmes for the various Riverside productions featuring the Harlem Renaissance performers. ii) An invitation and order of service for Adelaide Hall's Service of Thanksgiving, held at St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, on 22 April 1994. iii) Order of service for the memorial for Chuck Green, held at Fouche's Hudson Funeral Home, Oakland, on 22 March 1997. iv) 2 exhibition catalogues for Jazzonia [see 3. ii]. v) Tour schedule for No Maps On My Taps. 2pp. vi) A quantity of press cuttings relating to the Harlem Renaissance. And a small quantity of related material. Since 1976, the Riverside Studios has brought the best of theatre, music and the visual arts from all over the world to its theatres and exhibition spaces in Hammersmith, London. The Studios were founded in 1976 by David Gothard who, during the nine years of his administration, presented work by Samuel Beckett, Tadeusz Kantor, Dario Fo, Eugene Ionesco, Albert Finney, Hanif Kureishi, Michael Clark, the Berliner Ensemble, Le Cirque Imaginaire, Athol Fugard -- and a number of great black entertainers from the Apollo Club in Harlem, among them Adelaide Hall, Elisabeth Welch, Honi Coles, Chuck Green and Sandman Simms. An extensive collection, and a wonderful record of some of the last performances ever given by these artists.

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        [Manuscript and Galleys]: A Middle-Class Education

      New York: Albondocani Press. 1980. Long galleys, unbound sheets and manuscript copy. All fine. The long galleys folded once with red printer's notations throughout; the unbound sheets wrapped in green wax paper; and the manuscript copy with a few scattered corrections. Published as a limited edition of 300 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Poetry Festival Honoring Stanley Kunitz

      (Charlottesville): University of Virginia. 1980. First. First edition. Quarto. Nine poetry broadsides - one for each contributor - plus a colophon leaf laid loose in a printed blue folder. Very slight sunning, as with pretty much all copies, else fine. One of 26 lettered copies (of a total edition of 176) Signed, as this one is, by each of the poets at the conclusion of their broadside: Kunitz, Olga Broumas, Carolyn Forche, Tess Gallagher, Louise Gluck, Daniel Halpern, Robert Hass, Gregory Orr, and Michael Ryan. Only 10 of the 26 lettered copies were offered for sale, and only those ten were also Signed by the printers on the colophon leaf. Very scarce. .

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        Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines & Buried Treasures of the Southwest.

      Neiman-Marcus (printed by Arion Press), Dallas 1980 - Leather, 34 cm, xiv + 270 pages, folding map frontis. 1/300. Printed by the Arion Press. Very good copy, very sporadic light foxing, cloth slipcase slightly soiled and spotted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        LES CHRONIQUES DE JHERUSALEM ABREGIES. (THE CHRONICLE OF CRUSADER KINGDOM OF JERUSALEM). (Vienna, Austrian Nationabibliothek, Code 2533).

      IDION Verlag 1980 - Very large 57cm x 30cm cream coloured cover hardback, vellum spine and corners. This is a very clean tight book which is in excellent condition. (on last page is a label in German but saying - Illuminated Facsimile of the Original (signature 2533) in the Austrian National Library in Vienna, printed in twelve colors and gold by the printer AG, Dielsdorf/Zurich,with gold foil stamping as a separate operation. The work was bound by the studio Stemmle AG in Zurich. One-time edition, hand numbered 1-950. This is copy number 757 ) - see images [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Centuries et autres prophéties de Nostradamus. Présentées et commentées par Anne et André Barbault.

      Club du Livre, Paris 1980 - Grand et fort in-4 de 172 pp.; pleine basane lie-de-vin estampée de l'éditeur, tranche de tête dorée, sous jaquette avec dos cuir et étui bordé. Collection gravure contemporaine. Illustré de 23 lithographies originales de Jacquot. Tirage limité à 390 exemplaires, un des 313 sur Arches, celui-ci n° 221, signé par l'artiste. Infimes frottements au dos de la jaquette. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        Fungus and Curmudgeonly the first play of a quartet. [One of Ten Special Sets in a Wooden Triptych Box].

      NdA Press, 6 Cliff Villas, London. (c) Simon Meyerson & Natalia d'Arbeloff 1980. Number 5 of 10 special sets (of a total edition of 50); numbered & signed by author & artist. - [Descriptive materials from the colophon pages:] “Fungus & Curmudgeonly was written in 1976 and performed for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that year then in Stratford-upon-Avon at the Macbeth Room, Shakespeare Hotel, in summer 1977. This first edition is designed, illustrated and produced by Natalia d’Arbeloff. The separate etchings, as well as the relief and intaglio images with the text, were printed by the artist on an etching press. Calligraphy for the text is by Sally Johnson, written in red and black ink on vellum for the Unique Copy the photo-litho printed by Atelier Rosenstiel on BFK Rives for the rest of the edition. The wooden triptych boxes were designed by NdA and made by Dorset Bookbinding Co. A reading of the play, produced for the cassettes which accompany each copy of the book, was recorded on October 4th, 1979 at Elephant Recording Studio, London, with Charles Turner in the role of Fungus and Jack Le White as Curmudgeonly, directed by NdA. Electronic sound-effects on synthesizer by Steve Baker. Cassette copies by Tam Studio. Photos of actors by Peg Mills. A Unique Copy was commissioned by Colin Franklin, with the text written on vellum. This copy includes original drawings, preparatory sketches, proofs, etc. and is contained in a wooden box—cabinet made by Derek Henden with a Cold-Cast Bronze relief sculpture by Derek Norman on the lid. Vellum binding by Jenny Lindsay.” [Colophon:] “The edition of 50 copies, all numbered and signed by author and artist, is divided as follows: A-E: Hors Commerce. I-X: In wooden triptych box containing the illustrated text, cloth-bound, plus cassette and 6 loose etchings on Arches Buff [our copy is one of these 10]. 1-10: The illustrated text, without the separate etchings. Bindings created by Designer Bookbinders, including cassette. 11-35: The illustrated text, cloth-bound, in slipcase including cassette. There is also a separate edition of 20 single prints of 5 of the etchings. This is copy No. V [signed:] NdArbeloff Simon Meyerson [-]”. Size of closed wooden triptych box: 11 1/2" x 13" x 2" (thick); size of inserted, printed book: 5 1/4" x 12 3/8", 35pp.; with 5 intaglio etchings printed in gray, blue & green shades & another etching in white & black & similar design printed endpapers & flyleaves; colophon pages with embossed NdA pressmark. Inserted cassette tape in plastic case; six separate etchings, inserted on a sliding tray(approx. image size: 6 1/4" x 8", each is numbered & initialled: 4/10 V NdA 80). The wooden triptych box is contructed so the bound book & cassette tape in plastic case are fitted into compartments in the front covers; when the covers are opened out, a central recessed frame exposes the first of 6 separate colored etchings, the first with the title, these are inserted into a compartment in the upper back cover edge of the box and are held on a sliding tray, which has a cloth pull at the top. The book is bound in black cloth with titles, etc. stamped in dark blue on spine & with dark blue abstract designs on the covers; endpapers are also in a similar blue on black. Box is covered with a purple/brownish paper, and with a design-printed in tan on lighter blue paper, which is mounted to the front covers. Brass hinges along the outer sides of the box. Outer edges of purple/brownish paper on the box show some slight wear & rubbing, else this set (book, etchings & tape) is in fine condition. Only ten were produced in this deluxe format. Scan shows the opened front of the box with a part of the "title" separate etching exposed & closed side of box with mounted design paper on front. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Muybridge's Complete Human & Animal Locomotion: All 781 plates from the 1887 Animal Locomotion. Three volume set.

      Dover Publications Inc. New York, 1980 - Reprint. Hardback. Dust jacket. 3 volume set. Containing Original Volumes: 1&2: Males, 3&4: Females; 5: Males, 6: Females & Children, 7: Males & Females & Miscellaneous Subjects, 8: Abnormal Movements, Males & Females; 9: Horses, 10: Domestic Animals, 11: Wild Animals & Birds, Original Prospectus & Catalogue of Plates. 0486237923; 0486237931; 048623794X. Very good indeed in very good dust jackets with some slight shelf wear and small edge tears. Content fine except for two pages of vol. 2 with creasing and staining. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robin Summers]
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        DOCTOR FISCHER OF GENEVA: Or, THE BOMB PARTY.

      Bodley Head (1980)., London: - First edition, first issue with "leave alone" p.(9):4. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Greene to A.J. Cheshire, his accountant. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party [signed - 1st issue]

      The Bodley Head, London 1980 - From the Clive Hirschhorn collection of modern firsts this is a 1st impression 1st issue (with 'leave alone' still uncorrected to 'let alone' page 9 line 4) in publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to spine all still fresh, bright and as new. Internally also clean, fresh and unread with author's presentation inscription to 'Clive' and signature on title page and pencil signature of Hirschhorn to top left corner of front pastedown. The priceclipped dustjacket is also fine. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: London Rare Books, PBFA]
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        Cartas de Indias

      Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público 1980 - (TM22) - México - Miguel Angel Porrúa. Librero Editor. - Contiene XVI más 877 páginas más facsímiles y láminas - Incluye mapas desplegables - Edición facsimilar de la publicada de 1877 por el Ministerio de Fomento en Madrid. Edición de 1000 ejemplares. Folio. Encuadernado en tela completa con parche café en el lomo - Muy buen estado

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        A People's History of the United States

      New York: Harper & Row, 1980. First edition, first printing of the historian's magnum opus. Thick Octavo. Signed by Howard Zinn on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. The nicest example we have seen of this title, as most copies were read and re-read.The New York Times wrote that author "[p]rofessor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid descriptions of events that are usually ignored, such as the great railroad strike of 1877 and the brutal suppression of the Philippine independence movement at the turn of this century. Professor Zinn's chapter on Vietnam-bringing to life once again the free-fire zones, secret bombings, massacres and cover-ups-should be required reading for a new generation of students now facing conscription." Howard Fast added this when he declared A People's History to be "[o]ne of the most important books I have ever read in a long life of reading...It's a wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.

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        La donna con la bocca aperta/The woman with her mouth open; con una serigrafia di Emilio Tadini.

      Plain Wrapper Press. Number 64 of 110 copies, signed by Santucci and Tadini. 1980 - 9 in. x 12 3/8 in., half-titl printed in red; title-page printed in red and black, with device; fold-out Tadini serigraph, printed in colors; quotation page; second half-title. [10]pp., pp. 11-45 + signed limitation page. Text printed in Italian, followed by the English translation. Bound in full, specially textured and stained vellum, with the author's names gilt on the spine, and brown leather ties, yellow cloth endpapers. In the publisher's sturdy slipcase, which is covered in yellow-tan paper, with the chemise also, with yellow-tan paper sides, and vellum-covered spine, with gilt titling. Weight: 3 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Limitation Statement]: "Questa edizione, limitata a 110 esemplari [copies] numerati, firmata dall'autore e dall'artista, e stata impressa in torchio Washington del 1847 da Richard-Gabriel Rummonds ed Alessandro Zanella presso il Plain Wrapper Press in Verona. La traduzione inglese e stata eseguita dagli stampatori. Il carattere composto a mano e Spectrum 14 punti. La carta a tino, stampata umida, proviene dalle Cartiere Miliani-Fabriano, Gino Berardinelli ha serigrafato le illustrazioni. La tiratura e stata ultimata nel maggio del 1980. Questo e l'esemplare numero 64 [signed]: Luigi Santucci. Tadini." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Maybe You Should Fly a Jet! Maybe You Should Be a Vet!

      Beginner Books/Random House 1980 - Published in New York by Beginner Books/Random House in 1980. First Edition indicated on copyright page by number sequence 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0. Illustrated by Michael J. Smollin. Book very good. No DJ, as issued. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Typed Letter, signed ("Robert Motherwell"), to Nancy McDonald of Spanish Refugee Aid Inc. of NY

      909 North Street, Greenwich, CT: 909 North Street, March 31, 1980 - Lengthy typed letter with excellent content concerning Motherwell's uneasy negotiation of Spanish politics and art. In 1980 the Jaun March Foundation and the Catalan bank La Caixa organized the first exhibition of Motherwell's work in Spain. His series of works titled Elegies for the Spanish Republic, begun in 1949 and continued until his death in 1991, totaled more than 170 works and would strongly link the artist with anti- Francosim and the lost Spanish Republic. However, as this letter demonstrates, in person, Motherwell maintained a professional, neutral stance, and seemed to have trouble engaging the Spanish in any political conversation. Reading, in part: "I didn't realize at the time of the New York Times announcement that, though the Juan March Foundation originated the show, in Barcelona it was under the auspices of the largest savings bank in Catalonia, 'la Caixa,' at a small museum they have acquired. If I understand correctly, it is either Spanish or certainly Catalonian law that such a bank must spend 50% of it's annual profits on culture - The Jaun March Foundation, as far as I can tell, is almost an exact equivalent of the J.S. Guggenheim Foundation here - They seem extremely wealthy, honorable in intent, and highly efficient - I mean an almost IBM-corporate efficiency, shattering every cliché about 'mañana' (what is ironic is that the fabulously wealthy Juan March was the financial backer of Franco, and yet in my show are major 'Elegies to the Spanish Republic.'). My impression, for what it's worth, is that there's a kind of understanding that anything scholarly or artistic can be done as long as one stays away from partisan politics. For instance, Barcelona insisted that I be present and treated me beautifully, while the Juan March people [from Madrid] had implied that it wasn't necessary to go to Barcelona, and immediately descended on the scene. As you know, there are tremendous Separatist movements in Spain -Being a fish swimming in foreign waters, I asked various people who know the scene what to do, and the concensus [sic] is that it is a Spanish labyrinth that is *their* problem - Naturally my own interest is in the artistic community, which seems both aware and touched by any outside support. But my experience in Barcelona was (as in Germany, for example) that political discourse is conspicuous by its absence in any general conversation - Everything I have said is impressions - I found the Spanish, unlike Latin Hispanics, extremely reserved and discrete, almost like old-time New England Yankees. What lies underneath I really don't know - I realize I am a bit vague because I really don't *know* anything. I have been going on the artist in me, which senses tensions, pride and formality, eagerness and extreme vulnerability, and since I am not by nature an activist, I have reacted with thorough professionalism instinctively, which seems to be precisely correct - Naturally I find it both strange and irresistable [sic] to show my Hispanic sympathies under such auspices, but there are unexpected occasions: for instance, I've given a small 'Elegy to the Spanish Republic' to the University of Salamance (the oldest one in Spain), and they wish to honor me with a ceremony, which I presume the central government is aware of, and I personally somewhat dread, not being an exhibitionist but an exhibitor - In Barcelona, several young artists told me that, after hearing me speak and reading an interview with me, they were determined to leave for New York. In short, my whole experience is basically as an individual with other individuals, as it is here at home, for that matter. (I have stuck with the Guggenheim Foundation because it is the only Foundation that gives exclusively to individuals, *not* institutions.)" 4to. 2 pp. typed on letterhead. Fine, in brown cloth chemise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        SUMMA ARTIS (VOL. I - XXX)

      Madrid 1980 - Materia: Colección de la historia general del arte Summa Artis. Descripción: 30 volúmenes correlativos. 4º mayor (28 cm.). Profusamente ilustrados en b/n y color. Encuadernaciones tela editorial.1980-1986. 8ª edición. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        Housekeeping

      Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York 1980 - First USA Edition. Near fine book with slight sunning to the board ends, in a near fine bright dustjacket, with a short tear at the top of the spine and some toning to the inside of the jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title page. The First novel from this highly acclaimed writer, won the Hemingway Foundation Pen Award and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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        Apocalipsis figurado de los Duques de Saboya. 2 vols. I: Facsímil de códice Vit. I de la Biblioteca de San Lorenzo el Real de El Escorial. A. D. 1428-1490.II: Estudio del códice y comentario a l as miniaturas, por Carmen Santiago Agut.

      Madrid: Edilán, 1980. - Folio mayor (42.5 x 28 cm). I: 49 fols. De pergamino avitelado, ilustrado con 97 miniaturas. Con orlas decoradas y letras capitulares policromadas sobre pan de oro. II: 128 págs., a dos tintas. Contiene el análisis histórico y la transcripción íntegra del texto. El facsímil, encuadernado en piel con estampaciones doradas en el lomo y en los planos. El volumen complementario encuadernado en tela con el lomo en piel. Los dos tomos en un estuche. Excelente estado de conservación. Tirada de 1000 ejemplares numerados, más 100 no venales destinados a colaboradores. Éste es un ejemplar de la tirada no venal. Autenticado por el Patrimonio Nacional.

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla]
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        Kishi no Machi / A Town Already Seen

      Tokyo: Shinchosha 1980 - First Edition. Octavo. Black and white images by photographer Kanendo Watanabe shot in a unique, spare style, that has more in common with the New Topographics photographers than Japanese influences. Winner of the 1981 Ihei Kimura Prize. OCLC locates 1 copy, otherwise this book was little-known outside Japan before its inclusion in the Aperture reference. (Aperture 228-231). Fine in glossy integral photo-illustrated wrappers, publisher's matching slipcase (very lightly foxed), orange obi . [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        OEUVRE ROMANESQUE t1: L'écume des jours, l'herbe rouge t2: L'automne à Pékin t3: L'arrache-coeur t4: J'irais cracher sur vos tombes, Les morts ont tous la même peau t5: Trouble dans les andains, Vercotin et le plancton t 6: Et on tuera tous les

      André Sauret Editeur, Paris 1980 - In-4 reliure pleine toile écrue, sous emboitage. Plat orné d'une incrustation carrée de cuir à motif géométrique. Un des 3500 ex. sur vélin de Lana. Très bon état. p. OEUVRE ROMANESQUE t1: L'écume des jours, l'herbe rouge t2: L'automne à Pékin t3: L'arrache-coeur t4: J'irais cracher sur vos tombes, Les morts ont tous la même peau t5: Trouble dans les andains, Vercotin et le plancton t 6: Et on tuera tous les affreux, Elles se rendent pas compte. 72 lithographies hors-texte en couleurs par Jean Michel Folon, André François, Milton Glaser, Desclozeaux, Jean Lagarrigue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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        URNES UTILES

      Halty-Ferguson Publishing Company, Cambridge, MA 1980 - Copy "U" of 26 lettered copies signed by Edward Gorey. Toledano A81a. Prospectus for the edition laid in. Hand sewn single signature binding. A very fine and bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Dogear Wryde Postcards: Neglected Murderesses Series

      no publisher, (New York 1980 - First edition. Twelve postcards (this set is complete plus has a duplicate of one of the cards) in a printed envelope, with a separate limitation card. Fine. One of 250 numbered sets Signed by Gorey. *Toledano* A79. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        NEGLECTED MURDERESSES SERIES

      N. Y. 1980 - A very fine set of twelve postcards in original envelope. Limited to 250 sets of which this is no. 206 with separate limitation card. SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY. A very nice set of cards. No soiling, no bent corners. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH CONFIRMATION. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR 34 YEARS. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booklegger's Used Books ABAA]
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