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      Original oil painted on English rag paper in 1980, by Dave Powell, the son of Montana artists Ace Powell and Nancy McLaughlin Powell., 1980. The painting is matted and framed and measures 15 1/4" x 15." The Ponce Cafe was located on the Pojajoque Valley Road between Tuseuque and Los Alamos, New Mexico, and was a noted stop-off point for travelers along this route. The Ponce Cafe was torn down in 1981. Beautifully presented.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Innocent Blood.

      London: Faber and Faber, 1980 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contents a little toned. An excellent copy in the jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "to Daphne from Phyllis with love. P. D. James". Daphne was the wife of George Spicer, Faber's chief representative for the South of England and a stalwart of the company for many years. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Andre Bieler. An Artist's Life and Times

      Toronto: Merritt Publishing Company Limited [0-920886-06-X] 1980, 1st limited edition. (Hardcover) 207 pp.. Fine. Large quarto. Illustrated with black and white and coloured photos, paintings and drawings (including frontispiece). Original quarter leather, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, with decorative endpapers. In original black cloth covered slipcase. Limited edition, # 106 of 225. Signed by Andre Bieler and Francis K. Smith. With an original serigraph "Mon Voisin" [My Neighbor], created, signed and numbered by Bieler..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Das Berliner Mietshaus. Band 1: 1740-1862, Band 2: 1862-1945 und Band 3: 1945-1989.

      München, Prestel 1980-1989.. 30 x 21 cm. 543, 582 S., 1 nn. Bl., 623 S. mit zahlr. Abb., Skizzen und Plänen. Illustr. OPpbd. (Bd. 1) und OLn. mit illustr. Orig.-Umschl. (Bde. 2 u. 3) (minimal berieben).. Erste Ausgabe.- Band 1: 1740-1862. Eine dokumentarische Geschichte der "von Wülcknitzschen Familienhäuser" vor dem Hamburger Tor, der Proletarisierung des Berliner Nordens und der Stadt im Übergang von der Residenz zur Metropole; Band 2: 1862-1945. Eine dokumentarische Geschichte von "Meyer's Hof" in der Ackerstraße 132-133, Entstehung der Berliner Mietshausquartiere und der Reichshauptstadt zwischen Gründung und Untergang; Band 3: 1945-1989. Eine dokumentarische Geschichte der Ausstellung "Berlin plant/Erster Bericht" 1946 und der Versuche, auf den Trümmern der Hauptstadt des Großdeutschen Reiches ein NEUES BERLIN zu bauen, aus dem dann zwei geworden sind.- Gut erhaltenes Exemplar des wichtigen und gesuchten Standardwerks.

      [Bookseller: unterwegs antiquariat & galerie M.-L. Su]
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        Catalogue de caractères originaux de l'imprimerie Marchand

      Paris, Marchand, 1980., 1980. Chasseur à système recouvert de toile écrue, illustré au premier plat d'une vignette aquarellée de G. Lemoine.. 21/29,7cm.,. Superge catalogue édité par Henri et Yves Marchand, imprimeurs à Paris, 35 nouveaux caractères, chaque type est type est présenté sur une double page dans des corps de 6 à 56, la première page est illustrée d'une vignette aquarellée de Georges Lemoine, belle impression sur couché mat 170 g., nous joignons : Une lettre de Massin à G. Lemoine illustrée, la lettre de présentation du catalogue par H. & Y. Marchand, et six planches de caractères imprimés. Bel état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Traits et Caracteres]
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        Two Holographic Poems. Metaphor: Like: = I [&] II

      1980. A two-part poem penned by Gregory Corso for his friend Fred Martin, Managing Editor at New Directions. Apocryphally at least, Corso "writ out" the poem for Martin at a bibulous evening at one of New York's watering holes. In his time at New Directions, Martin worked with Corso, as well as Allen Ginsberg, Tennessee Williams, William Carlos Williams, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. "Metaphor" is a variation on Corso's poem "Piffle", published in 1980 -- the same year the poem was "writ out for Fred Martin." Shortly thereafter, following the assassination of John Lennon, the poem was reworked and retitled "For John Lennon." Corso's practice seems to have been constantly to re-write, revise, and recycle his poems, perhaps to fit the occasion.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        Sieben Holzschnittgeschichten von Esteban Fekete mit 7 Original Holzschnitten und einer Original Emaille Malerei.

      Ohne Ortsangabe, Selbstverlag?, ohne Jahresangabe (um 1980 ).. Querformat 32 x 23,5 cm. 7 nummerierte lose Doppelblätter mit Texten und 7 signierte und nummerierte Original Farbholzschnitte von Esteban Fekete. Orig.-Leinenkassette mit signierter Original Emailmalerei ( Email Malerei, Emaille ) auf dem Deckel montiert. Eine Ecke der Kassette leicht bestoßen, sonst sauberes, sehr gutes Exemplar. Holzschnitte tadellos erhalten.. Esteban Fekete, Maler und Grafiker ( 1924 - 2009 ). Eins von nur 100 Exemplaren. Sämtliche Original Holzschnitte von Esteban Fekete handschriftlich signiert und nummeriert.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Elke Rehder]
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        A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather

      A Unique Art Binding in Creased Pewter by Monique Lallier[BINDINGS]. LALLIER, Monique (binder). A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Goatskin Leather. Summerfield, North Carolina. Square quarto (12 x 12 in; 305 x 305 mm). Forty-eight blank leaves interleaved with tissue guards.Bound by Monique Lallier ca. 1980 (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in) with black goatskin to lower cover and spine, and creased pewter with chased open dots to upper cover. Green endpapers. A stunning binding In pristine condition.Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized book binder and book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L'Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Monique's work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan. She practices her craft full time from her studio in Summerfield, North Carolina.From Ms. Lallier, responding to our inquiry:"I made several of them for clients but I cannot recall for whom I made this one. Each album is unique. It is never the same design."A wonderful gift opportunity - something unique and very special. This fine album has many potential uses, including a wedding album, a guest album or even a very special 'scrap-album' akin to those so frequently used in the glorious days of the nineteenth century.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Größerer Versuch über den Schmutz.

      Berlin, Edition Klaus Fußmann, 1980.. Ca. 39 x 27 cm. 18 Blätter, mit 17 monogrammierten Original-Radierungen von Klaus Fußmann. Dunkelgrüner Original-Pappband, im Original-Schuber.. Fussmann-WV. I, 87; Slg. Rossipaul 1306. Fehlt bei Spindler. Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 270 Exemplare) der eigenen Edition des Künstlers. Druckvermerk von Fußmann signiert, die Radierungen monogrammiert. Aufwendige Publikation auf schwerem, unbeschnittenem Velin. Buchblock leicht schiefgelesen, Schuber an den Stehkanten mit Einrissen. Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        The Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Eric Gill. [A Facsimile of the Golden Cockerel Press edition. Commentary by Peter Holliday]. EDITION LIMITED TO 1980 COPIES

      Folio Society, 20082 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with very numerous illustrations, initials, and head - and tail - pieces by Gill in the text; full niger morocco, sides and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt edges, silk marker, Commentary Volume bound in boards with buckram back, the two fine volumes housed in publisher's cloth solander case lettered in gilt. EDITION LIMITED TO 1980 COPIES. A magnificent facsimile of the Golden Cockerel masterpeice, widely regarded as the finest private press production of the period.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        "Ansicht des Moselthales oberhalb Trier, im Vordergrunde die Reste des römischen Amphitheaters."

      . Lithographie, auf cremefarbenem Velin. Darstellungsgröße 34,2:44,7 cm, Blattgröße 55,2:60,5 cm. Literatur: Aus Nagler 2; E. Zahn: Joh. Anton Ramboux in Trier, Trier 1980, Nr. 19, Abb. S. 50; Ausst. Katalog: D. Ahrens: Johann Anton Ramboux, Ansichten von Trier, Trier 1991, Nr. 4, Abb. 58.. Blatt 3 - eines der beiden Hauptblätter - aus der berühmten Folge "Malerische Ansichten der merkwürdigsten Alterthümer und vorzüglicher Naturanlagen im Moselthale bey Trier", 1824-1827 veröffentlicht, erschienen mit dem Begleittext des Trierer Gelehrten und Bibliothekars Joh.H. Wyttenbach. Obwohl die Folge insgesamt in acht Heften mit je 4 Blättern erscheinen sollte, wurde sie wegen Mangels an Interesse nach dem vierten Heft eingestellt. Da die vier Hefte nicht einmal in öffentlichen Sammlungen komplett vorliegen, gehören sie heute zu den großen Raritäten, die die deutsche Romantik auf dem Gebiet der Graphik hervorgebracht hat. "Dieses Blatt gehört zu den schönsten romantischen Ansichten einer landschaftlichen Situation und wurde von Ramboux auch nur wegen dieses malerischen Gehaltes gezeichnet, wohl kaum wegen eines Alterthums'." (zit: aus: Zahn 1991, S. 48). J.L. David (1748-1825), dessen Schüler Johann Anton Ramboux in Paris 1808 bis Mitte 1812 war, stellte dem jungen Deutschen ein berühmt gewordenes Zeugnis aus, das die Wertschätzung, die Ramboux bei dem französischen Maler genoß, deutlich offenbart: "[...] ich muß zugeben, daß in der großen Zahl von Schülern, die ich ausgebildet habe, niemand in irgendeiner Zeit mehr Talent als der junge Ramboux gezeigt hat; und ich fürchte nicht, daß diesen schmeichelhaften Aussagen über ihn und seine Anlagen widersprochen wird; er ist geboren, um in dieser Kunst dem Lande, das ihn hervorgebracht hat, Ehre zu bringen." (zit: aus: Ausst. Katalog: H. Robels: Johann Anton Ramboux. Maler und Konservator 1790-1866, Köln 1966, S. 10).

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Australian Parrots

      Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1980. Two volumes, folio, with 91 colour plates; a fine set in the original dark green morocco, parrot designs inlaid on front covers, spines decorated in silver with double labels; original prospectus included. The "Collectors' Edition" - also the second (revised) edition - of this classic work on Australian parrots with fine colour plates by William Cooper. Limited to 1000 signed copies.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        David R. Godine, Publisher. [Poster].

      - Poster created for David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, Mass., 1980. 6-color silkscreened by Hidy. 29" x 21". Limited to 750 numbered copies signed by Lance Hidy. New. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Colophon Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Geschichte und Beschreibung von Japan.

      Springer Verlag, 1980 - Aus den Originalhabdschriften des Berfassers Herausgegeben von C.W.Dohm. Lemgo, im Berlage der Meverfchen Buchbanding, 1777. Reprint ed. lxviii, 310, 478pp. many illus. half leather. With Icons Selectae Plantarum, quas in Japonia Collegit et Delineavit Engelbertus Kaempfer; Ex archetypis in Museo Britannico Asservatis. Londini, 1791. 4to. Reprint ed. 59 illus. half leather. & Engelbert Kaempfers Geschichte und Berschreibung von Japan, Beitrage und Kommentar, Herausgegeben von der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Natur- und Volkerkunde Ostasiens (OAG), Tokyo. Berlin, 1980. 167pp. Half leather. Limited to 500 copies. 4 books in 1 case. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Typed Letter Signed, with If All Else Fails

      Garden City: Doubleday. 1980. A full-page letter from Strete to another writer, in part transmitting a copy of his book If All Else Fails (included here). In the letter, Strete laments the science fiction classification the book received, touches on recent kidney troubles that landed him in the hospital, recommends his recipient connect with Jamake Highwater, and expresses displeasure with Doubleday and their offer for Death in the Spirit House (although Doubleday did eventually publish that novel). The bulk of the letter, however, concerns Strete's attempt to enlist the recipient in (while simultaneously warning him about) a suggested trip north for a vision quest "guided by a shaman who is left sided as I am. I know for certain though that I myself could take you to a place where you could see Saquatch and a few other things you have not seen, not even in dreams. It would be dangerous for us both. I was up there this summer and saw the one who has no name... I hate going up there. It takes me years to get over the nightmares. There are things in this world that are truly evil." Strete says that he has been working for seven years on a book about his experiences with shamans that he hopes will be published after he's dead. The letter is on personal stationery, signed by Strete, and is folded in half to fit into the book; near fine. The book, If All Else Fails..., is fine in a near fine dust jacket with a lower edge tear at the front flap fold. Introduction by Jorge Luis Borges, who calls the book "a collection of small nightmares of great consequence." First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Andy Warhol: Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century

      New York: The Jewish Museum, (1980). Close to fine in wrappers, with slight discoloration to the front and rear panels.. First Edition. Octavo. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Andy Warhol: Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century at The Jewish Museum, New York, October 7 - January 5, 1981. A portfolio of eleven loose 7 X 5 1/2 inch sheets, including a colophon page and ten plates featuring reproductions of the artist's silkscreens. Includes images of Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, and Gertrud Stein, among other figures. With brief biographical texts on the subjects represented in the corresponding silkscreens, printed on the versos.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Gold: A Celebration of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team (Signed Limited Edition)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2010. Limited Edition . Hardcover. As New. In 2010, fine press photography book publisher 21st Editions released Gold: A Celebration of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team. The limitation of the publication was 100 with 70 copies signed by the 20 players available for sale to the general public and the remaining 30 copies that were also signed by Jimmy Carter and Al Michaels were reserved for the players and editorial staff of 21st Editions. This copy, Number 4, is one of the reserve copies and was presented to Lance Speer, 21st Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing, upon completion of the project. In Gold, dynamic photographs capture the spirit that led to the triumph and glory of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team, images that transcend their frozen moment in time by allowing us to recall the energy and excitement of those magical days in Lake Placid. The book is an insightful recounting of a very special moment in the history of sports. It is a series of thoughts and reflections as told by those who were the closest to the action: the players themselves. Their thoughts, and those of sportscaster Al Michaels in his introduction and President Jimmy Carter in his Afterword, cast this event in an important new light. Measuring approximately 15 x 13, the book is hand-bound and housed in a custom clamshell box. The book is numbered (4) and is signed by the 20 players of the 1980 Olympic Hockey Team, Jimmy Carter, Al Michaels, and the publisher, Steven Albahari on the limitation page. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included along with the original prospectus and a Letter of Authenticity from 21st Editions. The book and case are all in PRISTINE condition in the original shipping box. 21st Editions was awarded the prestigious Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Award Gold Medal in 2010 for Gold: A Celebration of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather

      . A Unique Art Binding in Creased Pewter by Monique Lallier[BINDINGS]. LALLIER, Monique (binder). A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Goatskin Leather. Summerfield, North Carolina. Square quarto (12 x 12 in; 305 x 305 mm). Forty-eight blank leaves interleaved with tissue guards.Bound by Monique Lallier ca. 1980 (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in) with black goatskin to lower cover and spine, and creased pewter with chased open dots to upper cover. Green endpapers. A stunning binding In pristine condition.Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized book binder and book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L'Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Monique's work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan. She practices her craft full time from her studio in Summerfield, North Carolina.From Ms. Lallier, responding to our inquiry:"I made several of them for clients but I cannot recall for whom I made this one. Each album is unique. It is never the same design."A wonderful gift opportunity - something unique and very special. This fine album has many potential uses, including a wedding album, a guest album or even a very special 'scrap-album' akin to those so frequently used in the glorious days of the nineteenth century.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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      Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1980 First edition. Copy #416/725 numbered copies signed and dated ["July 7, 1980."] by Stephen King on the limitation page. 428+ pages. Fine copy in Fine [As New] Dust Wrapper and slipcase. A sharp copy.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        Tesuki Washi Shuho / Fine Handmade Papers of Japan

      1980. Tokyo, Yushodo, 1980. Small folio. In printed wappers in different motives, boxed in a Japanese Waso-binding. 3 vols. xiii,118,xxiii,263; iv,104,105-207pp. and 207 large original samples of contemporary Japanese papers presently manufactured, including 106 in white and the rest coloured. First edition. One of 200 copies of the English language edition. A study of modern papermaking in Japan with introduction by the editor both in English and Japanese and with full descriptions of each sample in both languages. The samples were meant to show availability as of 1980 and hence are accompanied by names and addresses of the actual papermaker. A fine set, now scarce on the market.

      [Bookseller: Knuf Rare Books]
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        Tesuki Washi Shuho. Fine Handmade Papers of Japan

      Tokyo: Yushodo, 1980. Three volumes. 4to, handmade paper wrappers with printed labels in a folding chemise of mustard yellow textured paper boards with thong clasps. As new. One of 200 sets with text in Japanese and English. the first volume discusses techniques and materials and is illustrated with photographs and a map. The second and third volumes have 207 full page samples of contemporary papers of great variety, each with name, address and telphone number of a maker and a brief description. . Handmade Paper Wrappers. Fine. 4to.

      [Bookseller: marilyn braiterman rare books]
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        Egill Jacobsen 1. Malerier 1928-65. Paintings 1928-65. 2. Malerier 1965-80. Paintings 1965-80. 3. Malerier 1980-1998.

      3 bind. Borgen, København 1980, 1985 og 2011. 4°. 222; 190; 295 sider. Illustreret med fotos i s/h og farver. Hellærredsbind med smudsomslag. I kassetter.. Med 2 orig. farvelitografier i første bind.** Bind ét er nr. 350 af 1000 nummererede eksemplarer; bind to er nr. 545 af 1000. Ses sjældent samlet

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Der Kreuzberger Graphik-Kalender 1980/81. Mit 12 Original-Graphiken, darunter elf als Holzschnitt, eine als Offset, insgesamt sind 11 der Blätter eigenhändig von den KünstlerInnen signiert.

      Berlin: Atelier-Handpresse Hugo Hoffmann 1980.. 12 Blatt, Formate 61 x 43 cm. Einfacher Orignal-Schuber aus Wellkarton. (dieser etwas bestossen, sonst gut erhalten) Nummer 218 von 250 der Auflage, bis auf das Blatt von Kaus (siehe dazu unten) alle auch von den KünstlerInnen entsprechend numeriert. Die Angaben zu den Blättern und den Künstlern finden sich auf einem separaten, etwas kleineren Beiblatt. Mit Arbeiten der Künstler: Eva Johanna Rubin, Hans Sünderhauf (entgegen den Angaben im separaten Colophon vom Künstler DOCH signiert !), Karl-Heinz Grage, Wolfgang Jörg, Wolfgang Simon, Sigurd Kuschnerus, Caroline Pinger, Ernst Leonhardt, Max Kaus (unsigniert, da Kaus 1977 verstorben war, der Abdruck hier erfolgte aber vom Original-Stock !), Hans Stein, Roland Neumann und Kurt Mühlenhaupt.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
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        Drawings and Inscription by Ginsberg in his groundbreaking book of poems, "Howl and other Poems"

      ?Howl and Other Poems,? by Allen Ginsberg, signed and inscribed with drawings by the author on the title page, "For Arthur & Kit Knight / in their house California Pennsylvania / June 16, 1980.? The poet has drawn flower petals and a stem around the ?O? in ?Howl? creating a flower, and added a sun in the upper right hand corner. Later printing, soft cover: San Francisco, City Lights Books, Number 4, (1973 printing), 4.75" x 6.25", 44 p. Scuffing from sticker removal on front cover partially affecting the last name "Williams" and " Four" in lower left corner, light wear along spine and edges, else near fine condition. Without a doubt, Allen Ginsberg?s poem ?Howl? was one of the most influential pieces of poetry to be published in the 20th century. The poem itself is widely considered in the literary community to be one of the great works of American literature. On October 7th, 1955 Ginsberg gave the first performance of his poem which, according to statements of those who were there to see i

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of GILEAD and LILA, the story of two sisters who are raised by a series of relatives -- and the effort to "keep house" or to keep anything at all in a community where nothing seems to persist. Winner of the PEN Hemingway Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine/Near Fine -- the often-encountered fading to the edge of the boards and light fading to, and crimping at the head and foot of, the dust jacket spine. Signed by Robinson on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Fire-Starter / flat-signed, top provenance

      New York: Viking Press, 1980 Fine book in a Fine Jacket, flat-signed by Stephen King without inscription, top provenance on the signature. New York: Viking, 1980. First Edition. Signed by King on the title page, without inscription ("flat" signed). Octavo, pictorial jacket, 428 pp. Fine in fine, unclipped jacket. Very handsome signed copy of what's been called Stephen King's quintessential "mid-range" title, with exceptional provenance. The well-paced story of a young girl - a second-generation product of a Dark Agency experiment which produced special powers in both of her parents, but nothing like her own special powers - who is being sought by that agency, Firestarter may, in fact, be King at his best. There's reason to believe he's better at the so-named mid-range than he is at the stark, non-REM-dream-ish moods of his "upper" range. Take your pick, in that regard. One of the nicest examples and most collectible copies you'll ever see, handsome, fine, in an unclipped jacket showing no flaws beyond the inevitable toning-to-cream of its white background. Full provenance, with photo of King signing, to the purchaser. King added a particular type of additional mark here, perhaps for the purpose of later authentication. Scarce thus, and the most collectible form of the title. L54n

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Cerddi Robert Williams Parry. Detholiad Gyda Rhagymadrodd Gan Thomas Parry

      Y Drenewydd, Powys ( Newtown, Powys ): Gwasg Gregynog (Gregynog Press). Very Good with no dust jacket. 1980. Limited Edition No. 167/200. Hardcover. Quarter bound in dark green goatskin, black rule, with green buckram boards. The title embossed in blind on the upper cover and titling in bright gold to the spine. This is No 167 of a Limited Edition of 230 copies of which only 200 numbered copies are for sale (originally published in December 1980 at £112.00 apparently). 15 copies were 'Specials'. This copy has a little light damp staining to the bottom and front edge of the front board (around 2" at it's deepest) but this is hardly noticable as it melds neatly into the exisiting colour, all that is slightly different is the patina in that area. A slight difference in colour to the top front edge of the leather, and there is a small spot on the rear board, but apart from these noted 'faults' the covers are NF. The book is now protected in a new, removable, clear book plastic cover and looks FINE. The book measures 300 mm x 195 mm. Internally, there are NO inscriptions or marks, but this copy belonged to the late David Lyn, a well known Welsh Actor/Producer/Director for Stage, TV and Film, and has his personal 'blind' stamp at the foot of the front free endpaper. There is also some very light, but patchy, foxing/browning to the endpapers and to the page fore-edges. (xiv) + 112 pp + (1) limitation. Half title, Calligraphic Title page in green and brown, also Individual Calligraphic Poem Titles variably in either brown or green, a publishers device in green, and 6 lovely b/w wood engravings/plates by Peter Reddick. Printing by Ieuan Rees. ALL Text in WELSH. "Robert Williams Parry, Poet, Soldier and University Lecturer, and was well versed in English poetry, and came under the influence of the Romantic poets, especially Keats and with other Georgian poets, whose imagery is sometimes reflected in their poems. But in spite of all influences, his acute observation, his independent outlook and his meticulous attention to the mode of expression created a body of poetry which has its own special features and is a unique contribution to Welsh literature. He earned widespread recognition as an established poet when he won the chair at the 1910 National Eisteddfod for his poem 'Yr Haf' ('The Summer') , which has been described as "the best known and admired of all the 'Eisteddfod Awdlau' of the 20th "Century." . " Two volumes of his poetry were published - 'Yr Haf a cherddi Eraill' in 1924, and 'Cerddi'r Gaeaf' in 1952." . . ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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        Hommage an Arno Breker. Aus dem französischen übertragen von Castor Seibel,

      Paris [u.a.] Verlag Marco, 1980.. Mit 6 signierten OLithos, 29 Seiten, 4°, weiße OBrosch. Schönes Exemplar. Nr. 241 von 450 Exemplaren.

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        In a humorous letter, Ansel Adams tells the wife of the CEO of Paul Masson Vineyards, whom he addresses as Frau Meyer, that his wife, Frau Adams, will not be with him when he visits them in April ? he has signed his name with added strokes above the words ?Dried Herring Doktor Adams?

      Typed Letter Signed ?Ansel Adams? with some added strokes; he typed ?Dried Herring Doktor Adams? beneath his signature, 1p, 8.5? x 11?. Carmel, California, March 24, 1980. To Wunderbar Meyerhof, Ltd., San Francisco. Attn Sue Meyer, ?Reservation Clerk / Manager / Proprietor / der Cooken.? On Adams? red & black letterhead. Fine condition.In full, ?Dear Frau Meyer, Extreme thanks for your communication of recent date. May I complement you on the typography of your stationery. UNIQUE! Your generous disposition of dates suggests the bliss of Valhalla and the bunious [sic] of Siegfried?s Journey to the Rhind [sic, Rhine]. It is most accurate except for one entry that needs to be changed because Frau Adams will be in the Southwestern area of Amerika on April 26th ±. She expresses deep regret at this unfortunate conflict of experiences. The only special arrangements I can think of is that we will have the opportunity to take the Executive Staff of your estee

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Popism: the Warhol 60's [Signed by Warhol]

      NY: Harcourt Brace, 1980. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. 300pp+ index. Very good hardback in a jacket that shows almost none the sunning to the spine that is usually endemic to this title. Boldly signed in marker by Warhol on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Hände[zum Weihnachtsfest u. Jahreswechsel / Druckerei C. Adler GmbH]

      [s.n.] 1980 Hamburg. [16]S. 24 cm Zustand:Ränder etwas bestossen, sonst einwandfrei,.

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        Photo Mail From Okinawa: No. 4

      Tokyo: Paroru-sha 1980 - First Editions. Stapled quarto. The last of four volumes of Kitajima's Photo Mail from Okinawa, published to coincide with his shows at the Camp Gallery, founded by Daido Moriyama after the dissolution of Workshop, and predating Kitajima's work in book form. This gritty magazine, published in black and white on glossy paper, shows the evolution of Japanese photography out of the Provoke era. While Kitajima retains some of Provoke's hallmarks, his emphasis is more on people and less on abstraction. Kitajima's images of a seedy Okinawa evoke a Punk or even Hip Hop sensibility, and form the genesis of the New York work for which he is best known. Near fine in stapled photo-illustrated wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Image Shop Camp Vol. 1 Or Last!

      Tokyo: Camp, (1980). A beautiful, fine copy in photo-illustrated stapled wrappers with just a hint of creasing to the rear cover. Increasingly uncommon.. First Edition. Folio. First and only edition of this groundbreaking magazine of the Japanese photo group and gallery Camp, founded by Moriyama and Kitajima, and featuring an innovative blend of post-Provoke images combined with unique graphic design and typography.

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        Textile without Textile

      Gyorgy Galantai-Artpool 1980 - 320 x 222 mm, 54 sheets. Published in an edition of 300. The first Hungarian assembling magazine, organized and published by the artist Gyorgy Galantai following the exhibition 'Textile without Textile' curated by Andras Ban (FMK, 19-26 October 1979). Folding manila portfolio, with silkscreen recto and verso, containing 54 mixed media contributions (each signed and numbered) of varying sizes and paper stocks. Features litho, stencils, collage, watercolour, Xerox, handstamps and original photographic prints etc. Each contribution is akin to an original artist's work and the magazine a mini self-contained exhibition. All contributions in mint, pristine condition. Participating artists include: Aniko Bajko (Hungary); Mihaly Balazsovics (H); Andras Ban (H); Viktor Benko (H); G.A. Cavellini (Italy); Laszlo Deak (H); Miklos Erdely (H); Gyorgy Fazekas (H); Nicola Frangione (I); John Furnival (Great Britain); Gyorgy Galantai (H); Judit Gink (H); Kati Gulyas (H); Laszlo Herczeg (H); Marc Van Hoe (Belgium); Aranka Hubner (H); Csilla Kelecsenyi (H); Karoly Kelemen (H); Gyorgy Kemeny (H); Andras Koncz (H); Zoltan Labas (H); Andras Lengyel (H); Lorant Mehes (H); Anna Moor (Czech); Laszlo Nagyvari (H); Marco Pachetti (I); Attila Pacser (H); Gyula Pauer (H); Janos Sugar (H); Margit Szilvitszky (H); Zsuzsa Szenes (H); Agnes Szep (H); Balint Szombathy (Yugoslavia); Arpad f.Toth (H); Ferenc Veszely (H), and Andrzej Wielgosz (Poland). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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        Sixty Five

      Boston, MA:: Anne and David Bromer,, 1980. Broadside, Framed. Like New. FIRST DELUXE EDITION, LIMITED to 126 copies, this is one of 26 lettered copies printed on genuine vellum by Richard Bigus with Uncial type and signed by Everson on the recto. Broadside, printed on vellum, matted and framed. Frame measures 24 x 21 inches. Opening for the broadside measures 15 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches. 2 illuminated initials in gold, blue, and red by Maureen Carey, botanical decorative border on the left margin in black, gilt, and yellow, printed in black ink on the recto, the verso features a calligraphic colophon rather than the printed colophon on the paper copies; text clean, unmarked. Matted and framed under glass. Near Fine. The design is based on a fifteenth-century medieval manuscript with traditional oak-leaf pattern. A contemplative poem by William Everson explores the psychological aspects of aging; perhaps I should keep this superbly crafted specimen for myself! 24 copies Worldcat (does not distinguish the vellum and paper copies). Please inquire for shipping costs or any questions you may have.

      [Bookseller: John Howell for Books]
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        Wind Instruments

      Coracle Press 1980 - Artist's multiple. Numbered 15/30, unsigned (as issued). Corrugated cardboard mailing box (480 x 335 x 50 mm); inside is an oak box (470 x 323 x 40 mm), with cord binding, containing seven self-assembly wood, paper and wire sculptures and an accompanying loose leaf folded folio, which contains eight photographs of the wind instruments constructed by the artist. The book serves as both a guide for the viewer (he/she must complete the work by constructing the individual pieces), and an artist's book in itself, as each photograph of the minimalist wire constructions is beautifully printed on each page. Wind Instruments is thus both a participatory work of art, and a document of its durational construction. This work by British sculptor Richard Wilson with Coracle Press came after Wilson¿s exhibition 11 Pieces (1976) at the Coracle Press Gallery - his first solo show. As an installation artist and sculptor whose practice is rooted in architecture, volume, site-specificity and illusionary space, this artist's book/multiple is evidence of these concerns: a temporary sculptural work, conceived as a series of collapsible structures, amounting to a mini self-contained exhibition in its own right. The work challenges notions of stress, balance and form, as the 'instruments' retain their shape in spite of their material fragility. Condition: cord has shrunk (as is the case in all copies we have seen), wear to cardboard mailing box; as usual the wooden box has a slight curve from age, but contents near fine (one minor tear to the most vulnerable tissue piece). We have seen 4 copies of this important sculptural multiple and the contents of this one (complete) are in the best condition we have seen. Overall VG+ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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        Howl. and other Poems

      San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1980. Later printing. Paperback. Paperback. Later printing. A paperback original and originally published in 1956. A very good copy with some toning and soiling to the front and rear covers. Price of $2.00 on the rear cover. A 30th printing printed in 1980. This edition is signed on the title page by Ginsberg who has drawn a sunflower around the "o" in Howl and addde the initials "AH." Dated in 1993. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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      London, Heinemann, 1980.Image size 129 x 157 mm, 5 x 6 1 / 5 inches, Tilly, a small dressed Dutch doll, is speaking to a large Teddy Bear who is holding a couple of branches of a fir tree, enormous cabbages as backgouind. In large cream mount. A Fine example from a rare book. The story is written and illustrated by Jaques, and is the second about brave doll Tilly. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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      New York: Harmony Books, (1980). Fine in a fine jacket.. First Edition. Square quarto. SIGNED by Penn. Close-ups of flowers; lovely book.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      Ed. Algar., Madrid, 1980 - Tapa blanda, buen estado de conservacion. Indice: "EL DIOS QUE NO EXISTIA". "KARL MARX". Tamaño: 24 x 16 cm., 184 pag. POLITICA MARXISMO

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        [Archive of Seven Original Color Cartoon Drawings]

      [New York], 1980. Near fine. Pen, pencil and colored ink on paper. Various sizes. Occasional marginal creases, "Kink Shop" has had one panel replaced. Overall near fine. Includes three example of "Detective Noodles," three of "Bosko," and on of "One Day at the Kink Shop. At the time he helped launch PUNK in 1975, John Holmstrom was studying cartooning under Will Eisner and Harvey Kurtzman at the School of Visual Art and Holmstrom's background helped define the look and feel of PUNK from the start. The first issue, with Holmstrom's indelible Lou Reed cover, set the pace. As Jon Savage described: "Its cover story was an interview with Lou Reed about his current record METAL MACHINE MUSIC, but, instead of a photo, there was a wickedly accurate cartoon of Reed as metal man: the feature inside was not typeset but told in fumetti. 'I wanted to see something new in comics,' says Holmstrom, 'it fitted the music. Johnny Ramone would always wear cartoon logo T-shirts.' In issue number one of PUNK, the surrounding artwork is as important as important as Reed's insults [...] When the interviewers follow Reed down the block, there they are in cartoons. The effect was both immediate and distanced, a formal innovation on par with MAD magazine" (ENGLAND'S DREAMING p. 132). This fumetti technique (which Holmstrom almost certainly picked up from Kutzman's HELP! magazine) would be utilized throughout PUNK'S tenure and was one of its signatures. Indeed, the comic served in no small part as the blueprint for the visual vocabulary of the magazine. And in addition to Holmstrom, the periodical was a valuable forum for underground comix as well, publishing R. Crumb and Bobby London. Working alone and in various collaborative combinations (with associate editor Bruce Carleton, contributing editor Ken Weiner, and "den mother" Pat Ragan), Holmstrom's cartoons graced the majority of the magazine's covers, and various strips were a PUNK staple. By late 1979, however, PUNK Magazine had slipped into "hiatus" for financial reasons. So Holmstrom, Ragan, Carleton, and Weiner tried to come up with comic strip ideas they might be able to sell "to keep us solvent." The original strips here offered are in part the result of these efforts. Three examples are from Holmstrom's most recognizable creation, "Bosko," who appeared in various periodicals throughout the early 80's, including the Village Voice, the East Village Eye, High Times, and elsewhere. Another three are from the "Detective Noodles" series, a satire of the hard-boiled private detective (one of which appeared in STOP #3). The final example, "One Day At The Kink Shop," appears to be a one-off. Aside from the one strip, we have been unable to determine if any others have appeared in print. Nonetheless, a vivid selection of original comic art from the end of the first decade of punk, from one of its cornerstone artists and key figures.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Straight Hearts' Delight Love Poems and Selected Letters, 1947-1980

      Gay Sunshine Pr. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1980. First. Paperback. 9780917342653 . Signed by Ginsberg and Orlovsky to psychiatrist and noted LSD researcher Dr. Oscar Janiger. Janiger was Ginsberg friend and therapist. It is listed by Ginsberg as "Oscar Janiger's copy." Inscription reads: "For Dr. Oscar Janiger. May I ask a question: How many years should I keep taking lithium? Thank you for your kind attention over the years, it was a big help." ; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; Signed by All Authors .

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        English Puritan Tradition, The (Christian Classics)

      Broadman Press, Nashville, TN, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. One of a Limited Edition of 2000. Very few library markings, and those few are very nonintrusive. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 415 pp. Pages are tight and clean. All edges gilt - bright, rich condition. Ex-library with minimal markings. Cover is bumped and rubbed, with some shelfwear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Religion & Theology; Christian::Church History; ISBN: 080546543X. ISBN/EAN: 9780805465433. Inventory No: 105752. .

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