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        John Lennon and Yoko Ono ( Signed/dated)

      1980 - An 8x10 photograph titled 'John and Yoko in the Studio ' dated 11/26/80 signed and dated by photographer Allan Tannenbaum. This is an original print with the faces of John and Yoko close up. Included is the postcard print of the picture and an article from 1982 showing the session and one of the prints from this session selling for $ 700 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bob Lemkowitz Bookseller: From Blake to ]
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        The Italian Bronze Statuettes of the Renaissance

      New York: M. A. S. De Reinis, 1980. Hardcover. Fine. no dj [as issued]. This is the new edition edited and revised by James David Draper. The text section has 129 pages with 102 illustrations and the plate section has 266 full page black & white illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Newbury Books]
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        The Baur Collection Geneva. Japanese Sword-Fittings and Associated Metalwork. Geneva, Collections Baur 1980 444 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen.

      . Originalleinen mit Originalumschlag. FRISCHES, SEHR schönes Exemplar. ( Fresh,fine copy)

      [Bookseller: Chiemgauer Internet Antiquariat]
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        The Oak and the Calf : Sketches of Life in the Soviet Union (SIGNED)

      Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1980 - 1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED inscribed and dated (Aug. 1980) by author. Signed by author but seller's name printed by another hand (assume wife or assistant). Book sent to author for signing while he lived in Vermont. Light foxing to page edges. DJ has very light shelf edge rubbing. $15.95 price on DJ flap.Ghosting on rear end page and pastedown from laid-in review (original 1980 review from New YorkTimes Book Review included). Also includes laid-in the original May 11, 1980 interview, by Hilton Kramer, called "A Talk With Solzhenitsyn" from New York Times Book Review. Also includes laid-in the original Feb. 10, 1980 New York Times Review article "The Writer Underground" which are the opening pages of 'The Oak and the Calf' which was scheduled to be publiched by Harper in May. Also includes laid-in the original USA Today obituary for author, plus original obituaries from Syracuse Post-Standard and Rome (NY) Sentinel newspapers. . Scarce signed copy by Nobel Prize winner. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        Auf Wiedersehen. Lithographie.

      Darmstadt, ca. 1980 - 54 x 39 cm, Tadell. Num. 44/74 und signiert. Text russisch. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        [THE BOOK OF THE NEW SUN]: THE SHADOW OF THE TORTURER, THE CLAW OF THE CONCILIATOR, THE SWORD OF THE LICTOR and THE CITADEL OF THE AUTARCH

      New York: Simon & Schuster / Timescape Books,. [1980-1982]. Octavo, four volumes,. printed wrappers.. Very light foxing to yellow spines of volumes one and two, a fine. set. A nice set of one of the major works of contemporary SF.. (#109597). Advance copies (uncorrected proofs) of the first editions. All volumes signed by Wolfe. The complete "The Book of the New Sun," comprising The Shadow of the Torturer, The Claw of the Conciliator, The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch. The first volume won the 1981 World Fantasy award, and was winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1982; the second won the 1981 Nebula award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1282. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-270. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 95. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 154-60.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        WHISPERS.

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1980] - Octavo, boards. 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. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. An excellent copy of a very scarce book. (#128587) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Surimono. Prints by Elbow.

      Washington, Lovejoy Press 1980 - Folio: 12 ½ in. x 19 in. Original silk binding in black, gray, and gold. No. 43 of a printing limited to 1050 copies. Cover corners show light wear. Color illustrations, biographies of 74 master artists including Hiroshige, Hokusai and Eizan. 494 pp. Inscribed in ink on the verso of the front free end-paper by Polster: "To [ ]: with all kind remembrances of our print 'life.' Edythe Polster." Weight is 12 lbs. Postage will be extra on this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Surimono: Prints by Elbow

      Lovejoy Press, Washington, D.C. 1980 - Limited edition. This is number nine hundred and ninety-nine of one thousand and fifty copies. Folio. 494pp. Tipped in page 49A (omitted from limited edition print run). Chartreuse silk cloth stamped with white lettering on front board and spine. Preface by David Waterhouse. Introduction by Alfred H. Marks. Corners modestly worn, else fine. Errata slip laid in. Illustrated with numerous woodblock prints accompanied with poetry and descriptions. Contributions by artists such as: Eisen, Gakutei, Gekko, Hiroshige, Hokusai, Hokkei, Kosai, Kosetsu, Kunimasa, Kuninori, Masunobo, Matora, Rinsai, Renchu Ryoshoko, Sessen, Toyoharu, Toyokuni, Utamaro, Utamasa, with writings by Shashofuku Michizure, Isosuzu Kawabito, Senbatei Teodori, Chiyo Matsuhiko, Sansoitei Shinko, Shihan Hoshi, Akatsukiken Urafune, Rogo, Ki no Mamanari, and many more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Bullfighter (The Golden Calf)

      New York: Levine and Levine, 1980. Original color lithograph. 22-3/8 ix 17 inches image on sheet size 29-1/4 x 20-7/8 inches.& (745 x 535 mm sheet size). On of 65 singned and numbered H.C. proofs on Arches. Field 80-1; Michler & Löpsinger, no. 1523 (as Golden Calf).

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Still Life With Woodpecker [Robbins' Own Unproduced Screenplay of His Novel, Signed]

      (n.p.) n.d., (n.p.) - Robbins' own unproduced screenplay of his 1980 novel, written pseudonymously as "Slick Gomez." Robbins has altered the novel's ending and given himself a cameo appearance in the film. Signed by the author as both Robbins and Gomez. Photocopied sheets, bradbound in plain black covers. Fine. An extremely uncommon, unpublished work by the author, who was not responsible for the screenplay of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Still Life with Woodpecker

      New York: Bantam Books, 1980: Signed. Uncorrected Proof of the First Edition, in printed wraps. Released in a small number prior to the release of the first American trade hardcover edition, and never truly commercially available. Signed by Tom Robbins on the half-title page. In Good+ condition. Slightly over opened at front hinge with light separation to spine and page block. Wraps show light soiling and light wear, and indents to surface. Reading creases tot he spine. Signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Three Large Photographs taken at a Gay Pride Parade

      [San Francisco?. circa 1980]. Three black and white photographs, measuring 11" x 14", laid into mat frames, with tissue guards, mounted inside three large portfolios, measuring 14.75" x 19". Each photograph has been very lightly hand-colored with tonal highlights (light pink, lavender, and blue), very sparingly and neatly applied mostly on dresses and other clothing. A fine set of compelling images of lesbian, gay, and transgender parade participants, most likely taken at a San Francisco Gay Freedom Day (Gay Pride) Parade duing the late 1970s/early 1980s. The large, close-up images include a topless woman in a studded leather harness flanked by teenage boys; two transgender women marching in drag; and a group of Native American men sitting together on a blanket (one of whom is wearing a T-shirt: "Gay American Indians") alongside children playing in a crowded park. The two women in drag are carrying handmade signs that read: "We Queen's are the first in the Kingdom we come with a message of Love & Peace understanding" and "I am Universal." Although we have been unable to positively identify where the photographs were taken, they all closely resemble Ted Sahl's famous series of photographs of the San Francisco Pride Parades taken from 1977-1984. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Selected Plays

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. 1980. First. First edition. Full leather gilt. Fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed by the author with a special message not included in the trade edition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        RITES OF PASSAGE. CLOSE QUARTERS. FIRE DOWN BELOW. THE SEA TRILOGY

      London: Faber and Faber, 1980. First editions, first prnts. Each volume is signed by Golding on the title page. CLOSE published in 1987 (ISBN:0571147798) and FIRE in 1989 (ISBN:0571152031). Laid-in RITES is a digital photo of Golding with a UK bookseller at a 1992 booksigning event. RITES has two small indentations on the front pastedown upper corner with two corresponding impressions on the dustjacket flap and a small rubbed spot on the topedge which has caused a tiny nick on the topedge of a few text pages; the book is in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. CLOSE AND FIRE are in Fine condition in a Fine dustajcket with a Durafold mylar cover. RITES was the Booker winner in 1980. Golding's Sea Trilogy in its original publications.Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Real War

      Warner Books 1980 - One of only 50 copies of the signed limited reserved for presentation by the author, Richard Nixon. this copy is number 50 of 50, and is inscribed by Nixon to Cye Mandel, a prominent Miami restauranteur and casino operator with alleged ties to organized crime. Fine in a fine original slipcase. First printing May 1980 stated on the copyright page and complete row of numbers. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Henry Moore: Catalogue of Graphic Work, Volume III, 1976-1979

      Geneva: Patrick Cramer. 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Volume 3 only. Signed by Moore on the limitation page -- this is number 133 of 200 copies of the deluxe edition. 1980. Hardcover, small folio. Illustrated throughout. A Near Fine, tight, clean copy in a Very Good dust jacket with light fading and edgewear. The limitation page states that books from this edition numbered 101-175 contain a signed lithograph, but the lithograph appears to be lacking from this volume. Signed by Moore. DJ comes in a mylar wrap. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        HISTORY OF PRINTING FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO 1930: THE SUBJECT CATALOGUE OF THE AMERICAN TYPE FOUNDERS COMPANY LIBRARY IN THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

      Kraus International Publications (1980), Millwood, NY - Four volumes. Quarto. Bound in blue cloth with titles in gilt on a black ground Reproduces the subject cards (with some author and catchword title entries) for this outstanding collection. Nearly 45,000 entries. (Sheehy AA390). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A.]
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        Wholeness and the Implicate Order

      Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1980 - London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980. True First Edition, prior to the 1980 and apparent 1981 corrected versions. Octavo, 224 pp., navy boards with silver spine imprinting, Purple dustjacket with circle design (the jacket, with this first edition, is of a deeper purple shade than for the subsequent two hardcover versions). SUBSTANTIAL UNDERSCORING by a previous owner, on approximately half of the pages; jacket price has been clipped; offset to endpapers. Without the underlining, this would be a somewhat better than Very Good copy. This is the scarce uncorrected true first edition, with no corrections noted on the copyright page (see scan). Celebrated quantum physicist David Bohm's relatively concise offering of his notions regarding the implicate and explicate orders of reality - that the apparent specificness of qualities such as location, and the perceived separateness of things (whether particles or people), that being the explicate order, may in fact be only a semi-autonomous, and certainly temporary, reflection of a greater, underlying, undivided whole (the implicate order). Bohm's thinking in this regard is part of what has led to a variety of hypotheses about the universe, as perceived by us, being "holographic". L67 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Thomas Bernhard - Abattoir I. Photographies Originales.

      Par l'auteur 1980 - - Par l'auteur, S.l. 1980, 22x22cm sur papier Ilford 30x40cm, 2 planches photographiques. - Diptyque de portraits photographiques originaux en noir et blanc réalisés et tirés par Marc Trivier. Les deux photographies, mises en regard, sont: - Un portrait photographique original de Thomas Bernhard, Autriche 1983. - Une photographie originale intitulée "Abattoir I" représentant des porcs dans l'abattoir d'Hannut en 1980. Portrait d'artiste, d'anonyme, de fou, d'abattoir ou d'arbre : Marc Trivier a photographié chaque sujet avec la même intensité interrogative. Toutes réalisées dans le même format carré, élémentaire et clos, sans retouche ni recadrage, les photographies semblent moins mettre en scène un sujet - célèbre ou inconnu, élu ou déchu, vivant ou mort - qu'interroger une présence. «Ce qui m'intéressait, ce n'était pas de photographier simplement un corps ou un visage, mais cette situation particulière qui est quelqu'un en train de faire la photo de quelqu'un d'autre.» En confrontant les portraits d'artistes à leur correspondant altéré, Trivier dévêt l'oeuvre de ses effets et dévoile l'énigmatique nudité du corps photographique. "Dans sa cosmogonie, chaque chose, chaque être, végétal, animal ou humain, mérite le même respect. Car tous sont confrontés à la même loi d'airain : la solitude. " (Luc Desbenoit in Télérama, le 05/03/2011 à l'occasion de la rétrospective Marc Trivier à la Maison Européenne de la Photographie). Tirages argentiques non signés, comme la plupart des oeuvres de Trivier. Epreuves uniques tirées par l'artiste. Rarissime diptyque d'un des grands photographes contemporains. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Surgeon’s Mate

      1980 - Fine copy in dust-wrapper. Scarce thus [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        THE SURGEONS MATE

      COLLINS - LONDON 1980 FIRST EDITION IST ISSUE MAROON CLOTH GUILT LETTERING F/F.SQUARE ,NO INSCRIPTIONS ,FOXING TEARS OR THUMBPRINTS ,BEAUTIFUL WHITE PAGES .THE WRAPPER IS TOTALLY UNFADED AND SHOWS THE PRICE OF 5.95 A WONDERFUL COPY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        The Surgeon's Mate.

      Collins, London, 1980 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the price-clipped dust jacket. A sharp clean copy with just a hint of fading to the spine panel, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The Seventh in the Aubrey / Maturin seies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Surgeon’s Mate.

      London: Collins 1980 - First edition, 8vo, 315, (1) pp. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, with the Author’s name on the spine faded, a near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1995). Zwischenspiel. Farbradierung von 1980. Signiert, datiert u. nummeriert 28/50. 43,5 x 32,5 cm.,

      1980 - Frielinghaus 116.- Unvollendete Platte und nicht in die Serie 'Caprice 2' aufgenommen. Die Auflage wurde 1992 gedruckt und vom Verlag St. Gertrude, Hamburg, herausgegeben. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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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]
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        SPEAKING OF COURAGE

      Neville Publishing, Santa Barbara, CA 1980 - Copy Z of 26 lettered and SIGNED copies bound in full black leather of a total edition of 326 of this chapter originally intended for O'Brien's prize- winning GOING AFTER CACCIATO but left out and first published here. It was incorporated in altered form in THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. Fine as issued, without dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Speaking Of Courage

      Neville Publishing, Santa Barbara, CA 1980 - 20 pages. First edition, first printing. One (D) of 26 lettered copies signed by O'Brien. Originally written as a chapter for Going After Cacciato. Fine leather book without dust jacket as issued. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Mind''s Eye

      Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1980-02-25. Hardcover. VeryGood/vg. First Edition, tight binding, light creasing, rubbing, nicking and chipping to price-clipped Dust Jacket, \r\n.First Edition.Dust Jacket available.Jacket Condition: vg

      [Bookseller: kbooks]
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        Color 1941-1980

      Matrix, Providence, RI 1980 - First edition. Square folio. Very slight fading at the spine, just about fine in a near fine cloth slipcase with some fading at the extremities. Signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Park City

      Albuquerque and New York: Artspace Press and Castelli Graphics in association with Aperture. (1980). First. First edition. Large square quarto. Fine in fine dustwrapper that is a trifle rubbed at the spine ends. A lovely copy of an uncommon and impressive volume, the second of a trilogy of cutting edge modern conceptual photography books by this artist. Parr and Badger, The Photobook Volume 2, p. 34. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Flowers

      New York: Harmony Books, 1980 - INSCRIBED by Penn on the half title to photographer Irwin Block First edition. 4to. Illustrated with color photographs throughout. 94, [2] pp. Publisher's beige cloth, fine. In lightly worn dustjacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        I am the third".

      Color lithograph, 103 x 72 cms. Signed 'Pistoletto' and dated (1980) in the lower middle. Numbered (6/6) and annotated 'P.P.' in the lower left. SEE ILLUSTRATION. - Color lithograph, 103 x 72 cms. Signed 'Pistoletto' and dated (1980) in the lower middle. Numbered (6/6) and annotated 'P.P.' in the lower left. SEE ILLUSTRATION. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        For a Song. Natalia d'Arbeloff. [Limited Edition, Handbound Artist's Book with Colored Etchings & Etched Text].

      (c) 1980 Natalie d'Arbeloff NdA Press 6 Cuff Villas London NW1 9AL England. "Number 12 of only 15 copies; with extra, dated inscription by NdA: [-]'s copy since 9th Oct. 1986. - [Colophon:] These poems were written in 1976-77. The etchings were done in 1978. This book was printed in 1980 by NdA on an etching press. The edition comprises: A unique copy including colour proofs, vellum-bound. 15 copies as follows: 1-5 Black ink on white Hondomura paper. Natural goatskin binding. 6-10 White ink on black paper. Black suede binding. 11-15 Black and brown ink on Barcham Green RWS White Wove. Natural goatskin binding. [this copy is from this series] Bindings, with embossed vellum panels, were designed by NdA and made by Rachel Ward-Sale (unique copy and copies No. 1 and No. 6) and by Robert Wallace-Hadrill. [In pencil under embossed NdA monogram:] This is copy No. 12 [-]. Size of binding: 6 3/8 in. x 6 6/8 in., containing 7 colored (brown & gray/black) etchings, with loose tissue guards, illustrating 7 poems, each with a separate, etched title leaf: these & the titlepage & colophon leaf are etched plates with white lettering on a black/gray surface. The image sizes vary slightly (approx. 3 in. x 4 in., or slightly larger), and are printed into the thick paper deeply, to produce embossed mirror images on the back of each illustration page. Embossed NdA mongram page, followed by etched colophon/copyright page. Titles of poems: [1] Now That We've Met; [2] You Know You Can Have Me; [3] In The Hierarchy Of Pleasure; [4] You Have The Power; [5] Listen, I Don't Want To Understand You; [6] Everything In My Life; [7] I Am The Paper Bound in full natural, tan goatskin with a darker tan/brown, embossed panel in the center of the front and back covers, which reproduce the sixth etched illustration (Everything In My Life); black suede paste-downs & purple/brown-surfaced paper endpapers. Preserved in a sturdy, drop-back clamshell box, measuring: 7 1/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (thick); this box is covered in black cloth with the title visible as black lettering on a gray surface on the spine; interior of box is lined with a cream-colored suede. The box and book are in fine condition. This entirely etched & embossed book is one of Natalie d'Arbeloff's finest creations. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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. 4to. 2 pp. typed on letterhead. Fine, in brown cloth chemise . 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.)"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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