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        He:/She: (SIGNED)

      Chicago: Chicago Books, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover.. Near Fine. Oblong 8vo, Unpaginated (66pp). Stiff spiralbound wraps. 8 four-color reproductions of Polaroid SX-70 images. Text in English. Flatsigned to titlepage by Heinecken. No creases/dents/scuffs. More images available on request. Legendary and very scarce artist's book from the late and controversial Heinecken, who made it originally whilst teaching in Chicago. The New York times described it thus: "In the 'He/She' pieces the sexual content is mostly implied by the text, since only a few of the Polaroid prints are sexually explicit. 'He' and 'She' characters talk somewhat disjointedly about such matters as kissing and going to bed, but the main thrust of the dialogues is to explore what Heinecken has called 'relational possibilities.' The pictures, which often have little to do in any obvious way with the dialogue they frame, seem simply to offer a visual set of relational possibilities that interact with those of the text." Wonderful to see in such a good condition, and of course, signed.

      [Bookseller: november-books]
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        PETIT. Complete run consisting of 6 parts in 5 issues.

      Amsterdam, Galerie 1979-1980 - Amsterdam, Galerie 1979-1980, Stiff wrappers (softcover), 34 x 25 cms., 40, 56, 32, 56, 64, 56 pp. kept together with a string, throughout illustrated: loosely inserted a fac simile of a letter by Ton and Dobs van Dijk + signed, numbered (122/200) and dated (1979) lithograph by Johannes Hendrikus (Joop) Moesman, printed on hand-press by William D. Kuik (vol. I), a fac simile of a letter by Ton and Dobs van Dijk + a lithograph, signed, numbered (122/200) and dated (1979) by Nicolaas Wijnberg, printed on aluminium, executed by Adrianus Kok (vol. II), a fac simile of a letter by Ton and Dobs van Dijk + 2 lithographs by Dirkje Kuik, both signed, numbered (122/200) and titled (vol. III), a fac simile of a letter by Ton and Dobs van Dijk + lithograph by Johannes Hendrikus (Joop) Moesman, signed, numbered (122/200) and dated (1979), printed on hand-press by Dirkje Kuik, EXTRA (not mentioned in table of contents) 2 lithographs on one folded leaf printed on aluminium by Nocolaas Wijnberg, signed, numbered (122/200) and dated '1980' (vol. IV), a fac simile of a letter by Dobs and Ton van Dijk + 2 lithographs on one folded leaf printed in 4 colours by Nicolaas Wijnberg, signed, numbered (122/200) and dated '1980' (vol. V & VI), 'Galerie Petit, Tien jaar Lyrisch Realisme', commemorative volume, SIGNED/DEDICATED on title-page by Dobs and Ton van Dijk Limited to 200 numbered copies. Condition MINT. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        Le Coran

      Sacelp, 1980. in4 Toilé

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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        Original Artwork for the Dustwrapper of David the Prince

      London: Hodder, 1980. Val Biro's finished artwork for the first edition d/w of this book, image 9" x 11.3", in gouache on artboard, would look beautiful framed for any ardent Tranter fan, signed by Biro. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition Artwork. No Book/Original Dustjacket Artwork. Illus. by Val Biro.

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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        Birds of Arabia

      London: Henry Sotheran Limited, 1980. Aside from some light marginal flecking to cloth on the front cover, this is a fine (mint) copy in a superb binding.. Pp. (2), xiii, 624; 19 tipped-in fine color plates by G. Lodge, R. Thorburn, and D. M. Reid-Henry, 9 tipped-in black-and-white photographic plates, 53 text-figures, 36 maps (1 is tinted and folding). Dark green half morocco, spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in one compartment and with alternating gilt decorations (falcons and crossed swords), in the other compartments, top page edge gilt, hand-made marbled endpapers, sm folio (13.5 x 9 3/4 inches). This is the Edition De Luxe limited to 295 numbered copies - this is no. 143. This is a very attractive reprint of a work first published by Meinerzhagen in 1954. This De Luxe edition is in a larger format than the original edition. An original letter from Henry Sotheran providing instructions for the care of the book is laid in at front. No ownership marks and no signs of use.

      [Bookseller: Natural History Books]
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        A Month in the Country

      The Harvester Press, Sussex, 1980. First Edition, first printing. 111pp. 8vo. Red boards lettered in gold at spine. Tiny bump to the head of spine, else in fine state with dust wrapper, somewhat faded at spine panel as is invariably the case. Carr's fifth and most celebrated novel, short-listed for the Booker Prize and winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize. Really very scarce.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        The Surgeon's Mate

      ST Jame's Place, London: William Collins Sons & Co. [0 00 222406 2] 1980, 1st UK Edition. () 315pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Original deep red cloth with gilt lettering on spine; light bumping to extremities. Small stain on each of the boards. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Clean, tight text block with only a small stain to long outer edge and some light wear to some places on the outer edges. In dust jacket, price clipped. The jacket has some light wear and yellowing to outer edges, else is very nice. A lovely copy. The 7th book in the Aubrey–Maturin series of novels, written by O'Brian, a celebrated English Author. The novels are set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and centred on the friendship of English naval captain Jack Aubrey and the Irish–Catalan physician Stephen Maturin. The 20-novel series is known for its well-researched and highly detailed portrayal of early 19th-century life, as well as its authentic and evocative language..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Country Chaos.,

      Andoversford: Whittington Press, 1980. - 6 x 7 1/2. 16 pages, each leaf cut horizontally into 3 parts. With 16 vinyl engravings by Macgregor (the fronts and backs of 8 colorful country characters). Printed boards with engraving on cover. Fine in slipcase. No. 15 of 30 copies hand colored by the artist (total edition was 630). A delightful flip book for adults. Butler 50. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        SAS Operation Oman

      Kimber 1st, 1980. F in DW. 24x16cm. the commander's own account of the 1971 operation.photographs

      [Bookseller: R. E. Coomber Books]
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        Mura e. / To the Village

      Kyoto: Tankosha, 1980. Near fine example of the likely the only copy of these page proofs in existence.. Uncorrected page proofs. Small quarto. SIGNED by Kitai in Japanese and English. 12 unbound signatures laid loose into a photo-illustrated folder identical to the finished book. Several textual corrections in an unknown hand appear on a single page. An earlier edition in 1976 with some of these photographs was published as Special Issue number 10 of Asahi Camera Magazine. Fed up with urban life and the documentation of social unrest, Kitai ventured to rural Honshu to document a way of life that was quickly disappearing.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        S.T.E. LAWRENCE BOXWOOD BLOCKMAKER.,

      Wakefield,1980. - 7 1/2 x 10 1/4. 46 leaves. Cloth-backed marbled boards. Fine in slipcase. Inscribed to Harold Hugo by S. T. E.Lawrence, with Hugo's bookplate. One of 250 copies printed from the original engravings at the Whittington Press. Introduction by George Mackley. A tribute from Simon Lawrence to his grandfather on his 80th birthday. 37 wood engravings from different artists plus a frontis by Leo Wyatt done for this edition. The works span about a 25 year period with most of the major wood engravers represented. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Paper Pools

      London: Thames and Hudson,, 1980. Edited by Nikos Stangos. Quarto. Original illlustrated blue cloth, titles to front cover and spine in black. With the publisher's box with contents label to front cover and the original lithograph. With 122 illustrations, 87 in colour and an original six-colour hand-drawn lithograph titled Pool Made with Paper and Blue Ink for Book. All fine in fine box. First edition, first impression. Limited to 1000 copies signed by Hockney. Original lithograph signed and dated in pencil by Hockney lower right, numbered lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AUBADE

      Salem, Oregon:: Charles Seluzicki, 1980 Larkin, Philip. AUBADE. Salem, Oregon: Charles Seluzicki, 1980. First edition. 12mo. Wrappers. "The good not done, the love not given, time Torn off unused". A five-stanza / fifty line poem. Printed and illustrated by Kathleen Gray Schallock at the Penstemon Press, Madison, Wisconsin. Printed on Fabriano, Richard de Bas & Japanese handmade paper. One black and white illustration by the printer. One of 250 numbered copies initialled by author & printer. A very fine example in the original custom silver-gilt envelope. A splendid copy.. Signed. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        NUMBERS SUITE: Complete Set of 10 Serigraphs

      Medfield, MA: Circle Gallery Ltd., 1980. First edition. Near fine/No Dust Jacket. Erte. 10 serigraphs, 23 x 17 inches [58 x 43 cm]. Limited edition copy 13 of 39, each serigraph signed in pencil by Erte, framed in gold and black Art Deco frames. A few frames with small nicks. Born Roman Petrovich Tyrtov in St. Petersburg to a distinguished family with roots to the 16th century, his father served as an admiral in the Russian Fleet. Early in his career he worked for Paul Poiret, 1913-1914. His career truly blossomed in the 1960's when the Art Deco revival flourished. His delicate, glamorous designs remain a fashion influence into the 21st century.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        ABSOLUT RUSCHA": ABSOLUT VODKA LITHOGRAPH ARTWORK

      St. Augustine, FL: Absolut Vodka (Manufacturer) /Absolute Americana Art Gallery, 1980. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. St. Augustine, FL: Absolut Vodka (Manufacturer) /Absolute Americana Art Gallery, 1980. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 1 pages.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        Die lüsternen Schwestern. |2 Bände|. Erster Band: Schwester Augustine. Mit 19 vielfarbigen Gouachen von |Uwe Bremer|. Zweiter Band: Schwester Emilie. Mit 3 doppelseitigen und neun ganzseitigen farbigen Zeichnungen von |Albert Schindehütte|.

      Hamburg, Arethusa-Verlag, 1980. - Folio: 40,5 x 28 cm. 110 S., 3 Blatt und 144 S., 4 Blatt. Original-Samteinbände in Original-Schubern. Jeweils eins von 100 numerierten Exemplaren der |Vorzugsausgabe| (Gesamt 600). Diese wurde ausgestattet mit einer doppelseitigen Farbradierung von Bremer und einer mehrfarbigen Originalradierung von Schindehütte. Jeweils signiert und datiert. Unter den neueren deutschen Erotika eine der schönsten Ausgaben. Beiliegend 2 illustrierte Ankündigungen des Verlages. In der Reihe waren noch zwei weitere Bände geplant, illustriert von Johannes Vennekamp und Arno Waldschmidt. Sie wurden nicht realisiert. Einband minimal druckspurig. Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Shashin Tokkyubin Tokyo / Photomail from Tokyo

      Tokyo: Paroru-sha, (1980). Fine in wrappers, fine jacket (hint of light foxing at the verso), first issue publisher's obi.. First Edition. Small quarto. "Camp" poster bound in at front. While Kitajima's black and white photographs of Tokyoites have a decidedly Provoke sensibility, his color images signal a move away from Provoke towards a more Punk worldview. This transition becomes evident in Kitajima's next book, New York, which documents New York's East Village scene in the early eighties.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Photo Express Tokyo

      Parol Sha, Tokyo, Japan 1980 - Softcovered book with an original dustjacket and band (obi), covered with paraffin paper. Edges of the band are rubbed or whitened. The band is a red one (not a black one). However the plates inside and the form of the book itself are still intact and keep very good conditions. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: booksGYOZANDO]
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        Shashin Tokkyubin Tokyo / Photomail from Tokyo

      Tokyo: Paroru-sha, (1980). Near fine in wrappers in a near fine jacket.. First Edition. Small quarto. "Camp" poster bound in at front. While Kitajima's black and white photographs of Tokyoites have a decidedly Provoke sensibility, his color images signal a move away from Provoke towards a more Punk worldview. This transition becomes evident in Kitajima's next book, New York, which documents New York's East Village scene in the early eighties.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        THE OAK AND THE CALF. A MEMOIR. SKETCHES OF A LITERARY LIFE IN THE SOVIET UNION

      NY: Harper & Row, 1980. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Solzhenitsyn on the front free endpage for Kroch's & Brentano's First Edition Circle. Kroch's & Brentano's bookmark laid-in as issued. Translated by Harry Willetts. Spine topedge cloth pushed, rear board top corner bumped; dustjacket spine ends with touch of wear, small abrasion spot on the rear panel, minimal edge soiling and wrinkles. Tight, bright copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        I Want to Take Picture

      Atlanta: Nexus Press. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of one of the seminal photobooks of the 1980's. SIGNED BY BURKE INSIDE ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HIS HAND. One of only 1000 copies printed of the first edition. "Bill Burke has become known for his large-format portraits shot on Polaroid Land film, which have the formality and feel of nineteenth-century photographs whilst remaining acutely modern in their sensibilities. In his best book, I Want to Take Picture, this technique is entirely appropriate, since it records his personal pilgrimage to southeast Asia, duplicating the enterprise of the old colonialist photographers but adding a contemporary twist... "Although the pictures have a nineteenth-century feel, the book is also a diary that records a twentieth-century experience. Burke not only uses his photographs, but also employs documents- reproductions of ephemera like money and bus tickets- and collages them with handwritten captions. The result is a kaleidoscopic impression of his journeys, taking the book out of the documentary realm and into that of the personal road trip. However, this particular sojourn does not merely connate the search for self that occupies so much of late twentieth-century American photography. It also represents a moving attempt to come to terms with some of the events that haunted his generation" (Parr/Badger, The Photobook). Roth 101. Atlanta: Nexus Press, 1987. Folio, photo-pictorial boards. A fine copy. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Firestarter signed limited edition

      Huntington Woods, MI: Phantasia Press. F/F. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 0932096050 . 1st edition/1st printing. This is # 311 of 725 only of these signed limited edition in dustjacket and slipcase copies, Signed and dated: 'Stephen King, July 6, 1980' (the 2nd of the 4 days that it took King to sign these limited editions). Firestarter was Stephen King's first signed limited edition and this signed limited edition predates the 1st trade edition by 3 months (not issued by Viking till the end of September, 1980). Though this limited edition is beautifully constructed, it was not as well protected as many of his later signed limited editions, being housed in an open sided slipcase and also having a dustjacket which many times got considerable wear from sliding in and out of the slipcase. Consequently, few have survived in excellent condition. The book is bound in dark blue leather boards with gilt printing and this one is fine: straight, clean and tight with no damage or soiling, and no handwriting other than the author's on the limitation page at the back of the text. The dustjacket is also fine: price intact ($35.00), clean, crisp and bright with Whelan's famous artwork in unfaded condition and with no damage or wear. It has been protected by a removable, clear mylar cover. The leather-textu red paper-covered boards slipcase is also in fine condition, with no tears, soiling or damage, though there's a hint of a couple of tiny surface indentations on one side (like perhaps some object with tiny legs sat on it for a while). Especially important because it 'is' the first of King's signed limited editions. Made into a movie in 1984. Charlie, born after her parents participated in a government controlled drug experiment, can start fires with her mind alone, and The Shop wants her as a weapon. ; DJ color art; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        Water's Edge (Signed First Edition)

      Lyme, CT: Callaway Editions, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. A collection of his beach photographs from 1941 to 1980. A fine copy in a close to near fine price clipped jacket that has some very minor wear but overall is much nicer than usual. Signed and inscribed by Callahan and very uncommon as such. (Parr & Badger v2, 33)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Pseudo-Reportage

      Tokyo: Byakuya-shobo, (1980). Near fine in wrappers in a near fine photo-illustrated silver jacket, pink obi.. First Edition. Quarto. Nicely INSCRIBED by Araki: "to Mr Teruo / Okai / with love / Nobuyoshi Araki." Narrative photographs in series, with an interesting typography and design. Important early Araki.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Bourne Identity " Signed

      1980. Hardback. Near Fine. First Edition. First Print. This book is signed twice by the Author and inscribed to the first owner. Basis for the 2002 film starring Matt Damon. This is the most difficult of all Robert Ludlum's books to find in a collectable condition. Book is protected with a Mylar cover. Books are packed and shipped in boxes.

      [Bookseller: Bodacious Books]
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        So Going Around Cities

      Blue Wind Press, Berkeley. Hardcover. Several pages bumped bottom edge, cover a bit dusty else very good. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy signed by the author "For ---and-----, my friends and constant support, blessings, Ted Berrigan". * Reportedly one of an unknown number of author's copies. for Ted's use. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1980.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        GREAT SHIPS The Battlefleet Of Charles II

      Conway Maritime Press, 1980. 0851771661. 1st edn. 4to (25 cm x 30 cm). Original gilt lettered black cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (Fine in protective wrapper). Pp. 208 (no inscriptions), illus throughout with coloured plates and b&w photos and Van de Velde drawings in text. An important work on the Restoration Navy and the 17th Century naval vessel. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Color

      Matrix Publications, Providence, Rhode Island 1980 - Book Description: Providence: Matrix Publications, 1980. First Edition. Square folio. Signed by Harry Callahan in black ink. Lightly faded at the spine as usual, else fine in yellow stamped gray boards, housed in the near fine publisher's matching slipcase with a photograph mounted on cover. Excellent copy. Copy also has three loose pages from the book enclosed with an additional signature of Callahan on one of the pages. A rare find. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RLG Bookseller]
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        Fire-Starter

      The Viking Press, New York 1980 - Inscribed "For Damon Reinbold with best, Stephen King 9/24/80". Classic horror. Let the reader beware, Fire-Starter is Stephen King at his most mesmerizing and menacing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: magictreasurechest]
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        Eye & Camera. Red,Blue,Yellow. Original Screenprint printed by Kelpra Studios in 1980. Signed in pencil, not numbered, proof pull outside the edition of 150. In excellant condition.

      Kelpra Studios., London 1980 - Eye & Camera. Red,Blue,Yellow.(Levinson 317)Original Screenprint printed by Kelpra Studios in 1980. Signed in pencil, not numbered, proof pull outside the edition of 150. In excellant condition.Image size: 400 x 605 mmSheet size 600 x 750 cm.The Eye and Camera prints are complex works, not yet appreciated for their approach to the figure and to modernism. The series is based on photographs of Piper’s wife Myfanwy, and presents the female figure in semi-nude poses which at first glance are suggestive of advertising imagery. It shows Piper at the forefront of Pop Art, taking up Pop Art’s concern with bright colours and images from popular culture.The Eye and Camera series reduces the figure to its essential features, almost to an abstraction. Although the individual works are thematically similar, there is no repetition between them. The prints transform a photographic portrait of a nude into a more universal statement about love and the body. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Marsupials of Australia. [1]: Possums, the Koala and Wombats. [2] Carnivorous Marsupials and Bandicoots

      Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions. 1980-87.. Two volumes. Illustrations by Rosemary Woodford Ganf. Foreword by J.H. Calaby (Vol One). Both volumes are number 415 of 1000 copies signed by the author/s and the artist. Folio. [1]: 202pp, 28 full-page colour plates. [2]: 292pp, 55 full-page colour plates. Canvas cloth, leather spine labels and leather inlaid panels with an illustration in blind on the upper boards. Very good to fine. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        CODEX TRIVULZIANUS (Fine Facsimile Edition W/leather Bound Case)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>Il codice di Leonardo da Vinci nella Biblioteca Trivulziano di Milano. Trascrizione diplomatica e critica di Anna Maria Brizio. [Milan, Biblioteca Trivulziano, ms. 2162] </p><p> Florence: Giunti Barbèra, 1980. 25 x 36 cm, 55 plates, 138 pp </p><p Compiled about 1487-1490, Codex Trivulzianus records Leonardo&#39;s attempt to organize and arrange the part of the Italian language which deals with science, philosophy and academic subjects in general. Many of the words collected here derive from Latin, and almost all of them are drawn from such famous Renaissance works as Roberto Valturius&#39; "De re militari" and Luigi Pulci&#39;s "Vocabulista". This is an exceptional document for the study of that period of the Italian language when rules and spellings were not yet firmly established. In addition Codex Trivulzianus contains an important series of architectural drawings which are primarily studies pertaining to a competition held to complete the construction of the Milan cathedral. Accompanied by a volume with critical and diplomatic transcriptions by Anna Maria Brizio. Limited edition of 998 copies supplied with deluxe leather covered clamshell case. </p> Our Promise to You: ALL OUR DUST JACKETS COME WITH CLEAR BRODART PROTECTIVE COVERS. (Please read listing to determine if this book comes with a dust jacket.) Your order will be CAREFULLY PACKAGED IN A BOX for safe transition. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction! .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Deutsche illustrierte Flugblätter des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts. Band II. Die Sammlung der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, Band 2. Kommentierte Ausgabe. Band 2: Historica.

      München, Kraus International Publications, 1980. - FL1207 Folio. 40,5 x 31 cm. Grauer Originalleinenband mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Rückendeckel mit kleinerer Anschmutzung. Einige Fingerspuren im Buchschnitt. 648 Seiten mit zahlreichen, oft ganzseitigen Abbildungen. Im Innenbereich schön sauber, die letzten zwei Blätter mit Längsquetschfalte. Gutes Exemplar. 6600

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        Tales of the Unexpected

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1980. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine lightly bumped, dust jacket nicked to corners, slightly faded to spine, price clipped. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author, To Brian, with love, Roald Dahl, 1980.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Il nome della rosa [Signed] [The Name of the Rose] WAS $2,500

      Milano: Bompiani, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $2,500. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (some of the common toning to the pages due to the type of paper used to produce the book, prior owner&#39;s neat gift presentation to the front free endpaper, some spotting to the rear board), in a virtually Fine dust jacket (quite light wear, short crease line to the rear flap&#39;s lower left corner), SIGNED BY UMBERTO ECO on the title page. The copyright page properly states "I edizione settembre 1980" and carries the &#147;SIAE 1 edizione sticker, numbered 0012974&#148;. The dust jacket&#39;s rear flap shows the correct price of &#147;L. 10.000 / IVA compresa&#148;. An historical murder mystery set in Italian monastery in the year 1327 and Eco&#39;s debut novel, the novel combines semiotics, biblical analysis, medieval studies, and literary theory. [Eco is a semiotician of the first order and a University Professor, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist.] In the story, a Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, and his novice Adso of Melk -- who narrates the story, arrive at an Italian monastery to attend a theological disputation only to find the monastery disturbed by a recent suicide. A number of other monks then die under mysterious circumstances and William is asked to conduct an investigation. The novel provided the basis for the 1986 movie of the same name starring Sean Connery as William of Baskerville and Christian Slater as Adso of Melk. Signed copies of the work are quite scarce. A Fine copy, SIGNED BY UMBERTO ECO. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Tom Wesselmann

      New York: Abbeville Press, 1980. 1980 Stated First Edition. INSCRIBED by Wesselmann on the title page, in blue ink, "For Mary and Alan / with much fondness / Tom Wesselmann / December 1981." A NEAR FINE copy: clean, otherwise unmarked and firmly bound. Pages are fresh and fine. Hardcover of ivory buckram cloth over boards is titled in black on spine and front cover with color pictorial pastedown on front cover. Cover is clean and sharp. Slight rubbing and toning along edges of boards and spine but otherwise cover is fine - no bumps, tears or frays. Binding and hinges firm and intact; light salmon colored endpapers fine. The book is in a clear acetate jacket which is quite worn- toned along edges and spine, several tears and large chips. It has done well in protecting the book. A new acetate could replace this if the buyer desires. A momentous monograph on this important American artist - a leader of the 1960s Pop Art movement. It is actually autobiographic, as Slim Stealingworth was Wesselmann&#39;s pseudonym. Its 324 pages are packed with reproductions of Wesselmann&#39;s works: collages, early nude collages, bathtub collages, Great American Nudes, seascapes, smokers, mouths, faces, sculptures and several studies and drawings - as well as a few photographs of the artist and his studio. Many of the reproductions are in color. One of two plates on page 175 is pasted in, another plate is tipped onto the page. There are 2 fold-out pages with thumbnails of Wesselmann&#39;s fairly few prints and editions. An Exhibition List and Index are included. Laid into the book is the Abbeville Press invitation for a "meet the artist" party held on Dec. 8, 1981 at the 999 Bookshop in New York City. 12 x 13-1/4." The book weighs 7.5 lbs. Additional postage required for Priority or International mailing.. Signed By Artist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fair. Thick 4to.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        Midnight&#39;s Children

      Knopf, 1980. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of THE SATANIC VERSES and SHAME, a story with epic sweep which follows twin protagonists in an evocation of a vast and complicated land and its people -- modern India. Winner of the Booker Prize and subsequently selected as the winner of the "Booker of Bookers." Also winner of the James Tate Black Memorial Book Prize and the English Speaking Union Literary Award. Due to a delay in the British publication process, this American Edition was the true first. Fine/Fine. One short closed tear to the front dust jacket panel, else an exceptionally clean, crisp copy with no fading to the maroon/pink dust jacket spine. Signed by Rushdie on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Substantive Typed Letter signed "Margaret"

      London, 1980. unbound. Substantive T.L. signed "Margaret" to Edward Heath, Head of the Brandt Commission. 3 pp., long 4to, on "10 Downing Street" letterhead, holograph salutation, blind-stamped second pages, and margin notes by recipients in pencil and pen (initials and note in top margin by recipients, one hole punched in upper left, staple holes). Very good(+). London. July 15, 1980. ...We thought that the international banking system should have, and should be able to discharge, the primary role in recycling surpluses. But I agree with you that the scale of the problems is even bigger this time round, and it is not going to be possible to deal with it so easily...

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Original Manuscript for Dorothy Lamour&#39;s Autobiography, "My Side of the Road," with profuse corrections by the author, signed, and an inscribed First Edition

      New York: Prentice-Hall, 1980. Original manuscript for actress Dorothy Lamour&#39;s 1980 Autobiography, "My Side of the Road," published by Prentice-Hall in 1980. With profuse corrections, additions, and deletions by her throughout in holograph blue ink, and SIGNED on the title page and at the end of the text. Further corrections are made by the book&#39;s editor throughout, including annotations and rearrangements. Finally, many typesetter&#39;s notes are present throughout. All told, the final submitted manuscript for the book.& & Many interesting deletions and cut sequences are present. For example, there is a two-and-one-half page deleted sequence in which Lamour tells of an amusing experience during an appearance with Clark Gable on the Edgar Bergen-Charlie McCarthy radio show; another deleted sequence regards filming of director John Ford&#39;s "Donovan&#39;s Reef" with John Wayne and Lee Marvin: "...my first scene with Lee, was a kind of love scene in which we had to run to each other and kiss. Lee ran so fast [that] when he bent to kiss me, his front tooth nearly went through my lip. It wasn&#39;t a serious accident so we laughed it off."& & Another deleted sequence tells of Bob Hope&#39;s special talent for making money: "Bob Hope found some property out near the ranch near Malibu Canyon, and even though it cost him $44,000 he decided to buy it. In the late seventies, he turned down $42 million for it. I don&#39;t what he&#39;s saving it for..."& & Also bound in is a typed letter signed, dated 1980, from the publisher, stating that the manuscript is being returned to Ms. Lamour, and expressing how enjoyable it has been to work with her.& & Laid in is a mocked-up set of captions for the book&#39;s photo inserts. Each caption is affixed to a card backing, with printer&#39;s notations in holograph ink in blue, pink, and green.& & Included is a first edition of Lamour&#39;s book, inscribed on the front endpaper verso: "Jackie Dear / Good Luck-God Bless You-and Aloha! / Dottie (Dorothy Lamour) / P.S. It&#39;s been great working with you and making you a friend--You&#39;re a Doll." Laid in is a signed photograph (3.5 x 5.5 in.).& & A fascinating manuscript for a candid and revealing autobiography by one of the great Hollywood legends.& & Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles on the spine. 328 pages, Near Fine. The book is Near Fine in a Very Good plus or better dust jacket with slight toning and a tiny chip.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Studio Book. 50 Original Colourprints

      (London: Gogmagog Press, 1980). Tall octavo. (v), 50 pp. One of 35 copies signed by Cox. A series of colorprints demonstrating the techniques developed over a long career. Several prints are spread across double pages. Each print is titled, and facing prints relate to each other in theme. In the introduction, Cox gives an explanation of his journey through the world of artistic discovery. Very fine in pictorial cloth, and in a pastepaper covered slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Drawings 1949-79

      Open House, London 1980 - Red cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine. A hint of foxing to endpapers else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with light toning to flap edges and mild foxing to reverse. Signed and inscribed by Myers: "for -- with love Vali / Hotel Chelsea / 1st Dec. 1987 / Hope you enjoy it."; Quarto; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Hosokawa Shishi

      Tokyo: Yushodo, 1980. Small quarto. (64)pp., (60)ff. A collection of sixty full-page samples of handmade Japanese Hosokawa papers, accompanied by a history of the paper illustrated with black & white photographs. Edited by the association of Hosokawa Paper Makers. Hosokawa is a type of paper made from kozo, or mulberry fiber. The samples range from thick cardstock to thin, translucent sheets, and many incorporate fragments of other fibers to create texture and color variation. One of the sheets incorporates metallic strands, and others have been dip-dyed with geometric patterns. Stab-bound in bright purple paper wrappers with a leaf design and the title in orange. The endpapers are also comprised of handmade paper, and the title page is printed on paper embossed with a wood-grain design. Housed in a green paper-covered chemise with wooden closures, and the original printed shipping carton. Very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Autobiography

      New York & Boston: Multiples Inc./Michael K. Torf, 1980. First edition. Softcover. First printing. A photographical autobiography with over 1100 black and white images of the various objects in his life including numerous shots of his personal library. A clean very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket but for a small tape stain to the verso of the top of the rear panel that was needlessly put there. One of his best books (Parr & Badger v2, 155)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Free To Choose: A Personal Statement

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Rare, especially signed and inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Vingt-quatre murmures en novembre

      Éditions du Noroît, Saint-Lambert /Québec 1980 - Non paginé. Traces de mouillures au boîtier. Petites taches à la chemise. Complet des 24 gravures en eau-forte et taille douce. L'un des 24 exemplaires avec un cuivre percé après tirage, ex. no. 3/24/60. Signé au colophon par l'auteur et l'artiste. Boîtier de Pierre Ouvrard. [Hould, 34]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion (LILA/ILAB)]
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        Waiting for the Barbarians

      Johannesburg: Raven Press, 1980.. First South African edition of the author&#39;s masterpiece. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by Coetzee on the title page. Fine in the usual spine faded dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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