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        Dau Al Set. September 1948 through 1956 (issues unnumbered) (all published).

      A 1981 facsimile reprint of the complete run in 61 fascicules of the Catalan avant-garde art and literary journal, under the editorial direction of Joan Josep Tharrats, containing poetry, prose, and artwork, each issue completely unique in its style and content, full summary of issues, profusely illustrated throughout with some issues containing more artwork than text. 8vo. Printed wrpps., loose as issued, housed in two gold-stamped black binders in a matching black slipcase. Olot, Spain (Aubert Impressor) 1981.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        OF MUPPETS AND MEN The Making of the Muppet Show

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0-394-52085-8 . Wear to extremities. Corners bumped. Slight wear to DJ; The history and production of the popular puppet show. Comes with a typed letter SIGNED ('Jim') on Jim Henson stationery and a photograph INSCRIBED by the late Muppet master ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 180 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Men's Lives Two Volume Slipcased Limited Edition with Signed Photograph of Dory Launching Used as the Cover Illustration By Dan Budnik

      New York, NY: Rock Foundation, 1981. The signed 2-volume edition of the book; text and illustrations and including a 8" x 10" (overall) black and white photograph, with handmade paper tissue-guard, loosely corner-mounted with matte over-cover and in its own pebbled paper chemise, signed below the image in the right corner margin by Dan Budnik, the back of photo in pencil "Men's Lives Dory launching 1981 © Dan Budnik 2004 Ilford print by Alissa Marquis Santa Fe, NM 2004" - a very good image and iconic as the cover photo for one of the inset illustrations on the bindings here, the image used on the trade edition of the book's dustjacket and also the main image on the poster used to promote the event which launched the theater production and this special edition of the book about the fishermen of the South Fork of Long Island; limited edition with both volumes numbered 433 of 500, signed on title page of the text volume by Peter Matthiessen; all in an approximately 12" x 13" clamshell box, bound in a light gray cloth, the volumes bound in contrasting darker gray-green cloth; text set in Bembo and Caslon by Typographic images Inc. Waldman Graphics Inc. Pennsauken, New Jersey, Printing by Meriden-Stinehour Press Connecticut, binding by Publishers Book Binder Long Island City NY, design by Helen Buttfield; slight wear to slipcase; little bit of faint spotting to bindings, color fade; in very good plus condition; Peter Matthiessen (1927 - 2014) American novelist, naturalist, explorer, and advocate for the life of the planet. (Men's Lives) "...possesses a factual lyricism and personal passion that put it among Matthiessen's best nonfiction..." (William Dowie, 1991 Twayne Author Series). Signed by Author. Limited Edition. Hard Cover in Custom Slipcase. Very Good.

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        Sylvester, Peter. - "Gigondas - Provence".

      - Zeichnung / Faserstiftzeichnung, in Schwarz, Grau & Grün, auf weißem Papier, 1981. Von Peter Sylvester. 36,8 x 46,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Verso betitelt. - Im oberen Rand etwas knickspurig. Insgesamt mäßig guter Zustand. Peter Sylvester (1937 Saalfeld - 2007 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der Leipziger Schule. 1951-54 Ausbildung zum Chemigrafen. In Jena autodidaktische Beschäftigung mit Malerei und Gasthörerschaft am Kunsthistorischen Institut. 1958 Übersiedlung nach Leipzig. Besuch der Abendakademie und der Werkstätten für Lithografie und Radierung der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB). Seit 1964 freischaffend. 1972 Mitbegründer der 'Leipziger Grafikbörse', deren Vorsitzender er ab 1991 war. Das grafische Werk ist durch die experimentelle Erweiterung klassischer Drucktechniken geprägt. Zuerst entstanden Radierungen, dann fotomechanisch bearbeitete Serigraphien. Ab 1976 bearbeitete er Aquatinta-Radierungen mittels des im Zentralinstitut für Isotopen- und Strahlenforschung der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR entwickelten Geräts 'Densitron' - eine Vorform computerbasierter Bildbearbeitung. In seinen Chaoslandschaften durchdringen sich Motive der Phantastik, der Umweltkritik und der Harmoniesehnsucht. Das grafische Werk Sylvesters wurde durch zahlreiche nationale und internationale Ausstellungen sowie namhafte Kunstpreise gewürdigt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        MOBY - DICK; Or, The WHALE

      Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1981. Deluxe Edition, limited to 750 copies. This copy INSCRIBED by Moser on title page, accompanied by pencil sketch of harpoon. Blue cloth stamped in silver to spine. In blue slipcase. Very faint sunning to spine, minor soil to outer margin of one page. Else clean and bright, binding sound. Slipcase gently edgeworn and lightly soiled, faint dampstain to side panel. VG+ in VG- slipcase.. [6], xv, [1], 576, [8] pp. B/w woodcuts by Barry Moser. Folio. 13-5/8" x 9-1/8" First edition following the monumental and justly renowned Arion Press edition, published in 1979. Uncommon signed, particularly accompanied by a sketch by Moser.

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        OBRAS. 20 TOMOS

      Taurus, Madrid 1981 - 15x24 EDICIÓN DEL CENTENARIO 1.-Rimas. 2.-Arias tristes. 3.-Jardines lejanos. 4.-Elegías. 5.-Las hojas verdes. 6.-La soledad sonora. 7.-Pastorales. 8.-Melancolía. 9.-Laberinto. 10.-Estío. 11.-Platero y yo. 12.-Sonetos espirituales. 13.-Diario de un poeta recién casado. 14.-Eternidades. 15.-Piedra y cielo. 16.-Poesía. 17.- Belleza. 18.-Voces de mi copla. Romances de Coral Gables. 19.-Animal de fondo. 20.-Prosas críticas. Edición limitada de 280 ejemplares numerados; ejemplar número 42 150 pp. por tomo (aprox.) Poesía Española Libro Ejemplares en rama en estuches individuales

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      Riverside International Raceway / Long Beach, California 1981 - 18 leaves of clear plastic mounting leaves, 12 images per leaf. Laid-in are 2 additional [one of Rutherford in his Penzoil 5 car]. The preponderance of images depict the cars on track. 96 color 3-1/2" x 4-7/8" snapshots of the Winston Cup race; 122 color -1/2" x 4-7/8" snapshots of the GPW. All apparently uncaptioned, though some with numbers inked on the verso. Album: 11-7/8" x 12-1/2" Riverside International Raceway (sometimes known as RIV, RIR, or Riverside Raceway) was a race track or road course in Riverside, California. The track was in operation from September 22, 1957, to July 2, 1989. The NASCAR championship race was held at RIR from 1981 - 1987.Cars pictured in the RIR segment: 88, 28, 43, 11, 21, 2, 48, 42, 2, 90, 5, 15 [Melling], & 44.Formula One race cars pictured include: ATS [9, Lammers], Renault [15, Prost; 16, Arnoux], Gitanes, Ferrari/Fiat [27, 28], Fittapaldi, Leyland, Marlboro/Alfa Romeo [22, Andretti, 4th place], Michelob, Tyrrell [3, Cheever, 5th place], Ragno, Parmalat, Moulin Rouge & others.RIR photographs identified by prior owner [though the specific Riverside race that year not known]; date of GPW images inferred primarily by Lammers, who raced for ATS only in 1980/81, and Anroux, who drove for Renault. Minor wear & soiling to album - VG+. Photos sharp, with little wear or fading - Nr Fine. Housed in a generic commercial dual screw-post vinyl album, marbled off-white with triple gold perimeter rule to covers

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        Wyatt Earp

      Privately Published by Yoma V. Bissette, Sierra Vista, AZ 1981 - 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 99 copies. SIGNED by Boyer at the end of the introduction. Limitation bookplate to front pastedown. Negligible rubbing to corners of boards. Previous owner's bookplate to verso of dedication page. Slightest foxing and scuffing to panels of slipcase. Beautiful, bright copy. NF in VG slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Goisern. Lithographie nach Josef Steinbrecher. Dresden, J. H. G. Rau & Sohn um 1850, 25,5 x 35 cm

      - Nicht in Nebehay-W. - siehe Pilz, Karl: Josef Steinbrecher und Paul Elßenwenger. Leben und Werk zweier Salzkammergütler. In: Oberösterreich. Kulturzeitschrift. 1981.- Überaus seltene Lithographie ?nach der Natur gezeichnet? von Josef Steinbrecher (1826 - 1894). Er war Färbermeister und Cottundrucker in Goisern Nr. 9; von 1861 bis 1870 Bürgermeister von Goisern. Seine zeichnerische Tätigkeit ist von 1850 bis 1858 nachgewiesen.- Knapprandig (links u. rechts bis zum Bildrand beschnitten)

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        The King of Comedy (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

      New York: New Regency Films, 1981. Final Draft script for the 1982 film. Perhaps Scorsese's most underrated film, "The King of Comedy" is a brilliant study of celebrity worshipScorsese, Martin (director); Paul D. Zimmerman (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard (starring) and American media culture by way of an exploratory journey into the mind of Rupert Pupkin, a man totally lacking in self-awareness, driven only by obsession. The titular character is played by Robert De Niro, cast completely against type, in furious pursuit of his idol, Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis), along with the genius addition of Sandra Bernhard as De Niro's crazed groupie assistant. Members of the British band, The Clash, briefly appear, including Joe Strummer. Joyce Millman of Salon called "The King of Comedy" "Martin Scorsese's second least popular movie, after The Last Temptation of Christ. Which is a shame, because it's Scorsese's second greatest film, after Taxi Driver." Set and shot on location in New York. Orange titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, dated July 22, 1981, with a credit for screenwriter Zimmerman. Title page present, identical to the front wrapper. 107 leaves, with the last leaf of text numbered 106. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, side-stitched.

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        An Alphabet of Owls et cetera. With a Text suitable for all Children Grown ups Non Readers Ornamental Hermits Et Alia.

      South Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1981 Hardcover SIGNED. Limited edition. Fine hardcover; the pages of handmade paper have ripples at the edges which may or may not be the result of moisture exposure; there are no other indications; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Nothing like this alphabet has ever before been attempted. Donald Friend's unlikely fables ranging from the antics of birds and animals to the amorous advertising techniques of Xilby Jones would leave a folklorist rolling on the floor. It is however all good and wholesome fun and the witty text and lovely illustrations should amuse and entertain readers and non readers of all ages"--from the advertising broadsheet. A gorgeous production: scratch-board illustrations of the alphabet featuring owls and other native Australian animals with fanciful and surrealistic text, illustrated and written by the well-regarded Australian artist, writer and diarist Donald Friend (1915 - 1989); printed by Jim Walker at The Croft Press, Cobargo, on hand-made paper by Alan Walker at Bemboka; hand-bound in black buckram with an illustrated morocco title-label in gilt to the front and embossed gilt title to the spine. From an edition limited to 150 numbered copies, this being #23, SIGNED BY FRIEND on the limitation page. Unpaginated [32 pages]; 28 b&w illustrations, text letterpress printed in dark red; 10.75 x 17.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        Bats 130 zweihändige Schnellzeichnungen

      Rainer Verlag, Berlin u. Roth's Vlg., Binningen - Auflage 300 Exple. 1981 134 S. Mit 130 Illustrationen Mit Original-zweihändiger Schnellzeichnung, signiert von Björn und Dieter Roth. Leichte Lagerspuren. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le Corbusier Sketchbooks [Four Volumes]

      MIT Press. Hardcover. Cambridge, 1981-1982. Oblong quartos, cloth with jacket. Complete in four volumes: Volume I: 1914-1948; Volume II: 1950-1954; Volume III: 1954-1957; Volume IV: 1957-1964. A pristine set, fine in fine jackets, unread. A joint publication of The Architectural History Foundation and MIT Press with Fondation Le Corbusier. . Fine. 1981. First Edition.

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        The Meeting At Telgte - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0151585881 . An attractive first printing of the first American trade edition, following a privately printed limited edition by the Franklin Library, in Fine condition in lightly yellowed dust jacket. Signed on the front fly leaf by author and Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass; First published in Germany in 1979 as "Das Treffen in Telgte", Nobel laureate Günter Grass sets this short novel in 17th Century Germany decimated by the 30 Years' War. With his sharp wit, Grass explores academic arrogance and the lessons political and religious history have for the modern world .

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        Midnight's Children (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition. Fine/about Fine. A just about Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. The pink of the jacket spine is ever so slightly faded, but not other wear to speak of. Signed by the author on the title page during his 2004 lecture at Emory University (with attendance stub laid in). The author's breakout second novel, winner of the "Booker Prize" and the "Booker of Bookers," among others. An important work in the magical realism genre and Indian literature generally. The basis for the 2012 film of the same name, for which Rushdie co-wrote the screenplay. Fine in about Fine dust jacket.

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        Opera omnia. Recognita et adnotatione critica instructa notisque illustrata, volume 2: Adagia.

      Amsterdam etc., North Holland, Elsevier, 1981 - 2005. 9 volumes. Cloth 26 cm (Opera omnia 2: Adagia) (A complete set of the second part of the series of the Opera Omnia of Erasmus, containing all of the Adagia) (Small tear in the lower edge of the title of the second volume) (Heavy set, will require extra shipping costs)

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        In Ilverich roch es damals noch nach Gras. [Signiertes, nummeriertes Multiple / signed and numbered multiple].

       Nummer 236 von 500 nummerierten und von Joseph Beuys signierten Exemplaren von 1981. Schellmann WVZ 384. Offset auf Karton. Herausgegeben von der Galerie Ilverich. Maße Blatt: 42,0 x 59,5 cm. [Provenienz: Sammlung Paul]. Ecke minimalst bestoßen. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 236 of 500 numbered copies of the limited edition, signed by Joseph Beuys. Original offset on cardboard. Schellmann catalogue raisonne of the multiples no. 384. Measure sheet: 42,0 x 59,5 cm. Nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Multiple Kunst / multiple art; Original-Grafik / Original-Graphik / original graphic; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        Nationalupplagan av August Strindbergs Samlade Verk.

      Sviten omfattar 70 volymer (nr 1-58+61-72) och saknar endast Ockulta Dagboken som utgavs i begränsad upplaga i två band. Norstedts 1981-2013. 70 vol. Med registerdelen. Förlagsband med skyddsomslag. Reva i nederkant på främre omslag till del 68. Reva i skyddsomslaget samt ett litet stötmärke vid ryggens fot på del 17. 22 x 15 cm. Requires extra postage on international orders. Total weight 52 kilos.. Nationalupplagan av August Strindbergs Samlade Verk innehåller alla texter som Strindberg författat - skådespel, romaner, noveller, dikter, essäer, uppsatser och tidningsartiklar etcetera. Utgivningen inleddes 1981 med I vårbrytningen och Röda rummet. De sista textvolymerna, Ockulta Dagboken och Hemsöborna, utgavs 2012. Registervolymen innehåller nödvändiga hjälpmedel för att få överblick över de drygt 20 000 sidor Strindbergstext som publicerats i nationalupplagan. Volymen omfattar ett alfabetiskt register till alla delar i utgåvan, en innehållsförteckning till samtliga delar, alla baksidestexter samt en kort historik över utgivningen av Samlade Verk från starten på 1970-talet till 2013. 1 Ungdomsdramer I. 2 I vårbrytningen. 3 Ungdomsdramer II. 4 Ungdomsjournalistik. 5 Mäster Olof. 6 Röda Rummet. 7 Kulturhistoriska Studier. 8 Gamla Stockholm. 9 Svenska Folket I. 10 Svenska Folket II. 11 Tidiga 80-talsdramer (Gillets hemlighet, Lycko-Pers resa, Herr Bengts hustru). 12 Det nya riket. 13 Svenska öden och äventyr I. 14 Svenska öden och äventyr II. 15 Dikter på vers och prosa / Sömngångarnätter på vakna dagar / och strödda tidiga dikter. 16 Giftas I-II. 17 Likt och Olikt I-II samt uppsatser och tidningsartiklar 1884-1890. 18 Kvarstadsresan, Fabler och Societeten i Stockholm samt andra prosatexter 1880-1889. 19 Utopier i verkligheten. 20 Tjänstekvinnans son I-II. 21 Tjänstekvinnans son III-IV. 22 Han och hon. 23 Bland franska bönder. 24 Hemsöborna. 25 En dåres försvarstal. 26 Skärkarlsliv. 27 Fadren / Fröken Julie / Fordringsägare. 28 Kamraterna / Marodörer. 29 Vivisektioner / Blomstermålningar och djurstycken / Skildringar av naturen / Silverträsket. 30 Svensk-romanska studier. 31 I havsbandet. 32 Folk-komedin Hemsöborna / Himmelrikets nycklar. 33 Nio enaktare 1888-1892. 34 Vivisektioner II. 35 Naturvetenskapliga Skrifter I. Antibarbarus / Sylva Sylvarum / Jardin des Plantes. 36 Naturvetenskapliga Skrifter II. Broschyrer och uppsatser 1895-1902. 37 Inferno. 38 Legender. 39 Till Damaskus. 40 Vid högre rätt. 41 Folkungasagan / Gustav Vasa / Erik XIV. 42 Gustav Adolf. 43 Midsommar / Kaspers Fet-Tisdag / Påsk. 44 Dödsdansen. 45 Kronbruden / Svanevit. 46 Ett drömspel. 47 Karl XII / Engelbrekt. 48 Kristina / Gustav III. 49 Näktergalen i Wittenberg. 50 Klostret / Fagervik och Skamsund. 51 Ordalek och småkonst och annan 1900-talslyrik. 52 Ensam / Sagor. 53 Götiska Rummen. 54 Historiska miniatyrer. 55 Taklagsöl / Syndabocken. 56 Nya Svenska Öden. 57 Svarta Fanor. 58 Kammarspel. 61 Siste Riddaren / Riksföreståndaren / Bjälbo-Jarlen. 62 Abu Casems tofflor / Stora landsvägen. 63 Den världshistoriska trilogin / Dramafragment. 64 Teater och Intima teatern. 65 En blå bok I. 66 En blå bok II. 67 En blå bok III-IV. 68 Tal till Svenska Nationen / Folkstaten / Religiös Renässans / Tsarens Kurir. 69 Språkvetenskapliga Skrifter I. Bibliska Egennamn / Modersmålets anor / Sveriges Anor. 70 Språkvetenskapliga Skrifter II. Världs-Språkens Rötter / Kina och Japan / Kinesiska Språkets Härkomst. 71 Essäer, tidningsartiklar och andra prosatexter 1900-1912. 72 August Strindbergs Samlade Verk. Register

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        Fast Times at Ridgemont High

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. First paperback edition, first printing. Signed by Cameron Crowe on the front free end paper, inscribed: "Bob- Thanks for the help...have a bitchin summer. your bud, Cameron." Light wear to wraps, light reading crease to spine. Small stain to bottom edge of page block, small ding to top edge. A lovely copy, signed by the author.

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        Sämtliche Schriften. Hrsg. von Klaus Stichweh und Marc B. de Launay. Band 1: Mensch und Menschenwelt, Beiträge zur Anthropologie. Band 2: Weltgeschichte und Heilsgeschehen, zur Kritik der Geschichtsphilosophie. Band 3: Wissen, Glaube und Skepsis, zur Kritik von Religion und Theologie. Band 4: Von Hegel zu Nietzsche. Band 5: Hegel und die Aufhebung der Philosophie im 19. Jahrhundert Max Weber. Band 6: Nietzsche. Band 7: Jacob Burckhardt. Band 8: Heidegger Denker in dürftiger Zeit, zur Stellung der Philosophie im 20. Jahrhundert. Band 9: Gott, Mensch und Welt in der Philosophie der Neuzeit. G. B. Vico, Paul Valery.

      Stuttgart, Metzler 1981- 1986. 8°. Mit 1 Porträt von Karl Löwith. Leinen mit Originalumschlag. Sehr gut erhalten - bis neuwertig. Einige Bände noch Original eingeschweißt.Versand D: 5,50 EUR Philosophie, Sämtliche Werke

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      Maeght Editeur, Paris 1981 - 212pp, profusely illustrated in color with a color lithographic cover. Text in French. This is the fourth of six volumes comprising the catalogue raisonné of the lithographic work by the renowned late Catalonian master Joan Miro. It contains two hundred and forty-seven fully illustrated entries for works executed between 1969 and 1972, as well as five bound in color lithographs and a color lithographic dust jacket printed by Mourlot that were commissioned exclusively for this publication. A bright, most handsome complete and intact example of the French language first edition of this invaluable reference (entry number two hundred and XXX in Patrick Cramer's "Joan Miro: The Illustrated Books - Catalogue Raisonné") showing some unobtrusive brown spotting on the front free endpaper and bottom edge of the textblock that does not affect the lithographs in any way. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        U schylku 1981r

      - Typ: mixed technique / technika mieszana; Sygnatura: The work signed with a pencil on the bottom margin: "U schylku 1981 r" tech. mieszana 12/50 Jan Fabich 81". / Praca sygnowana olowkiem na dolnym marginesie: "U schylku 1981 r" tech. mieszana 12/50 Jan Fabich 81".; Technika: Mixed technique (serigraphy and others), size 44,5x33 cm (in the centre of passe-partout, under the glass) / Technika mieszana (serigrafia i inne); Format: 44,5x33 cm (w swietle passe-partout, pod szklem).; Datowanie: 1981.; Inf o autorze: J. M. Fabich (born 6th February 1942) a painter and graphic designer, in 1968 he graduated from the National High School of Fine Arts in Gdansk, associated with Koszalin, he lives in Denmark.J. M. Fabich (ur. 6.02.1942) malarz i grafik, w 1968 ukonczyl Panstwowa Wyzsza Szkole Sztuk Pieknych w Gdansku, zwiazany z Koszalinem, mieszka obecnie w Danii.; Uwagi: The work referring to the movement of Solidarity ["Solidarnosc"].The Polish Neo-Avantgarde - Polska neoawangarda. (K052); Kategorie tematyczne: / Serigraphie / Siebdruck / serigraphy / silkscreen print; The item in an extremely fine condition. / Pozycja w ladnym stanie.

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        Cremer, Fritz. - Zu Alexander Blok. - "Die Zwölf".

      Leipzig Reclam 1981 - Lithografie / Feder- & Kreidelithografie, 6 Blätter, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1981. Von Fritz Cremer. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 18/150. 47,5 x 36,0 cm (Blätter) / 48 x 36,5 cm (Mappe) / 49 x 37 cm (Schuber). Aus: Fritz Cremer, Sechs Lithografien zu Alexander Bloks Poem Die Zwölf. Grafik-Edition X (Leipzig: Reclam 1981). - Jedes Blatt rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Die Mappe im Impressum nummeriert. - Originalgrafisches Mappenwerk mit 6 Lithografien. - Vollständig mit Umschlag, Begleittext und Original-Schuber. Umschlagrücken etwas berieben. Komplett in gutem Zustand erhalten. Fritz Cremer (1906 Arnsberg / Sauerland - 1993 Berlin). Deutscher Bildhauer und Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der Kunst in der DDR. 1921-25 Ausbildung zum Steinbildhauer bei Christian Meisen in Essen. Tätigkeit als Steinmetzgeselle und Ausführung einiger Skulpturen für Will Lammert. Besuch der Folkwang-Schule in Essen. 1929 Eintritt in die KPD. Bis 1934 Studium an den Vereinigten Staatsschulen für Freie und Angewandte Kunst in Berlin-Charlottenburg bei Wilhelm Gerstel; 1934-38 Meisterschüler. In dieser Zeit Ateliergemeinschaft mit dem Bildhauer Kurt Schumacher. 1934 in London Bekanntschaft mit Bertolt Brecht und Helene Weigel. Studium an der Deutschen Akademie in Rom 1937/38. Danach Meisteratelier an der Preußischen Akademie der Künste. 1940-44 als Soldat in Griechenland und danach in jugoslawischer Kriegsgefangenschaft. 1946 Eintritt in die SED. Professur und Leitung der Bildhauerabteilung der Akademie für angewandte Kunst in Wien. 1950 Umzug in die DDR und Heirat mit der Malerin und Keramikerin Christa von Carnap, geschiedene Grzimek. Übernahme einer Meisterklasse an der Akademie der Künste. 1974-83 Vizepräsident der Akademie. 1988 Einweihung seines Brecht-Denkmals vor dem Berliner Ensemble. Seine erotischen Plastiken und Grafiken stehen in auffälligem Kontrast zu den politischen Auftragswerken und lassen einen gewissen Rückzug ins Private erkennen. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Waldbröl wie es wurde, was es ist. Oberbergische Reihe, Band 2.

      Verlag Gronenberg, um 1981, kein Jahr angegeben. - 704 Seiten, durchgehend illustriert. F469 Eine Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mehrwertsteuer liegt Ihrer Bestellung bei. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1400 Gr.-8°, 23,5 - 25 cm, gebundene Ausgabe in Ganzleinen. Zustand gut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        Christopher Pratt

      Quintus Press, Toronto 1981 - 43 p. + plates. Edition limited to 279 signed copies. Signed screenprint Hawke Bay is from an edition of 93 of which this is no. 52. Screenprint loosely laid in, 15 b&w figures, self portrait, and 81 tipped-in colour and b&w plates. 4 colour prints in separate folder. Brown leather spine with beige cloth boards. Separate cloth and paper covered folder for prints. In brown leather and cloth slipcase. Signed by Artist and Essayist. When Christopher Pratt first entered Mount Allison University in 1953 it was in pre-medicine. But after being encouraged to paint by Lawren Harris and Alex Colville, Pratt turned his attention to fine arts. Summer work as a construction surveyor at the American Naval Base at Argentia explains the precise measuring found in his paintings. In 1961, Pratt accepted the position of curator at the newly opened Memorial University Art Gallery in St. John's. He remained at the gallery for two and a half years before deciding to concentrate on his painting full-time. The result has been a prolific number of iconic clapboard houses and boats on the seashore as well as more unsettling images like building demolitions and bleak landscapes. Though some of his images supply a feeling of calm, others seem to convey the sharp, northeast winds of his native Newfoundland. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Setting up on Horseshoe Pond - Delta Marsh," print depicting two hunters with decoys in a boat

      North American Wildlife Foundation - Delta Project, 1981. Edition of 275. 1 vols. 17 x 26-1/2 inches (image size). Unframed. Signed by the artist in pencil on the mount, "Ogden M. Pleissner". Edition of 275. 1 vols. 17 x 26-1/2 inches (image size). Bergh, p. 107 (no. 27)

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        A Good Man in Africa.

      8vo. Original fawn boards, pictorial dust-jacket; apart from some very slight spotting to the edges, a fine copy. First edition of the author's first novel. Signed by the author on the title-page.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Matrix. A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles. Vols 1 - 26 (with index to Vols 1- 21).

      4to., 27 volumes, original harlequin wrappers. Profusely illustrated. A near fine run. First editions, issues 1 to 26 with Index to Vols 1 - 21, limited to between 350 and 760 copies. Michael Taylor, reviewing Matrix in 2005, wrote "A full array of all the twenty-four issues is frankly a wonder to behold. [Matrix] has always been generously, even lavishly, illustrated with wood-engravings, superb photography, original printing examples, colour pochoir, tipped-in paper examples, marbling, colour printing, facsimiles and type specimens it has gone on to become one of the finest and most intellectually valuable private press productions of the 20th and 21st centuries." This run with an autograph letter from John Randle to Howard Gerwing, one-time Special Collections Librarian at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, apologising for failing to have sent a copy of Matrix 1. "What a dreadful omission on our part, and here is one of our own copies so you can build a complete set". A typed note attached from Stanley Toller adds that this copy was one of the last remaining five copies that John Randle had.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        George's Marvellous Medicine.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1981. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Newlyweds Charles and Diana offer their thanks for a wedding present!

      [London], October 7, 1981. 8" x 12.75". "Typed Letter Signed, ""Diana,"" and ""Charles,"" 1 page, 8"" x 12.75"" on Buckingham Palace letterhead, [London], October 7, 1981 to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. E. Hughes with the original transmittal envelope. Expected folds, else very fine condition.The letter reads in full: ""We would both like to thank you very much indeed for your most kind contribution to the wedding present which the Duchy has given us. We really are delighted with the mahogany library table which will look splendid in our home at Highgrove and is exactly the right period for the house. We were also most touched to receive the balance of the gift in the form of a cheque with which we shall probably buy some more furniture. As you can well imagine, with two houses to equip from scratch we have quite a difficult task ahead of us! We have been completely overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity which so many people have shown to us, but as you will know we have a very special affection for the Duchy and all those who live and work in it and we therefore particularly appreciate your gift. We look forward very much to visiting the Duchy together in the future.''The fabled royal wedding took place at St. Paul’s Cathedral on July 29, 1981, before an invited congregation of 3,500 and an estimated worldwide television audience of 750 million. A highly desirable and personal souvenir of one of the most storied public marriages in modern history."

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        Fast Times at Ridgemont High

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. First paperback edition, first printing. Signed by Cameron Crowe on the front free end paper, inscribed: "Bob- Thanks for the help...have a bitchin summer. your bud, Cameron." Light wear to wraps, light reading crease to spine. Small stain to bottom edge of page block, small ding to top edge. A lovely copy, signed by the author.

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        Midnight’s Children

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. First British edition of the author's Booker Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Salman Rushdie on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of toning to the spine. Midnight's Children chronicles modern India through the lives of the one thousand and one children born within the country's first hour of independence on August 15, 1947. "An extraordinary novel. One of the most important to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation" (Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review). Listed by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the 20th century.

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        George's Marvellous Medicine. (Signed by the Author)

      Jonathan Cape 1981 - illustrations by Quentin Blake. 96pp. Author Signed Volume, 'Supplied and Selected by The Good Book Guide' and clearly Signed Roald Dahl to their mounted Book-Plate. Publishers blue cloth, gilt lettered. unclipped Dust Wrapper. Super Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rassegna di giurisprudenza sul codice di procedura civile. Anni 1977-1980 + Anni 1979-1983 + Anni 1984-1988 + Appendice di aggiornamento + seconda appendice di aggiornamento.

      Milano, Giuffr?, 1981/1990, venti volumi in-8vo legature editoriali tutta tela con sovraccopertine, oltre 20.000 pagine complessive.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Approches - 5 original etchings by Zoran MUSIC + une suite #HANDSIGNED

      - Fata Morgana, 1981. Format 34x27cm. En feuilles sous double emboitage. Livre illustré de 5 gravures originales hors-texte de Zoran MUSIC, la première étant signée et numérotée. Avec une suite des 5 gravures (toutes signées et numérotées). Tirage total de 75 exemplaires, un des 30 avec la suite. Très bon état. - ENGLISH : In leaves under slipcase. With 5 original etchings by Zoran MUSIC, the first etching is numbered and handsigned. Edition of 75 copies, here one of the 30 deluxe edition, comprising a suite of the 5 etchings, all signed and numbered. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Riviera Art&Books]
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        Autograph musical manuscript full score of the Sonate und Sonatine für Streichquartett, dated October 1981 at conclusion,. 1. Sonate "Brinje." 2. Sonatine "Das reine Gedicht." Complete

      - [1] (title), 2-59 pp. Folio (304 x 220 mm.). Full dark orange leather with titling and decorative devices stamped in gilt to upper and "Sammlung Dr. Heinz-Georg v. Kamler, Wien" stamped in gilt to lower board. Notated in pencil on 12-stave music manuscript paper. With an autograph presentation from the composer to Dr. Heinz-Georg and Michaela von Kamler to title, signed and dated Vienna, November 9, 1981. Together with:Two autograph letters from the composer to the von Kamlers providing a description of the work, a performance of it, and news of the players (suggesting that the von Kamlers may have actually have commissioned the work) and copies of the published score and parts issued by Doblinger in 1990. Kont studied composition with Lechthaler, Polnauer, Swarowsky and Krips in Vienna and later with Milhaud, Messiaen and Honegger in Paris. The present work was inspired by the folk music Kont heard while serving as a soldier in Croatia in World War II. "Progressive pioneer who. startled musically insecure post-war Austria, or a traditionalist who is sometimes labelled a "Conservative"? - More contradictory verdicts have been applied to hardly any other composer in recent Austria's music scene than to Paul Kont. The notion of the "avant-gardist" ha[d] become manifest already in the first years after the war, when Kont - unlike many of his contemporaries - did not so much follow tendencies originating in Hindemith (and, to a lesser degree, in Webern and Schoenberg), but developed a polytonal style deriving from piano improvisation - resulting in the so-called phase of "captured improvisation". The course of his later studies in the years following 1947 resulted in the evolution of the "complex technique", in which. individual parts are treated independently and are joined together in complexes of exclusively metrical and tonal consolidation. His studies of dodecaphony from the year 1951 onwards led to an alternative concept to serialism: the employment of "statistic values". In this technique, it is of paramount importance that the distribution of pitches and other parameters result in a harmonically feasible. [whole], within the bounds of which free development is possible. Kont's most important innovation is the development of the "third tonality" (also called "new" or "wide" tonality) in the years following 1963." ". In Kont's "third tonality" functional harmony is abolished, and the diatonic and pure-interval voice-leading of the separate parts leads to a sometimes widely branching writing, which, in polyphony, often brings about surreal harmonies. [This]. theory, as formulated in his book, Antianorganikum, finds its most strident application in the Weinheber oratorio, Vom Manne und vom Weibe (" Of Man and of Woman", 1964). Parallel to these innovative concepts, Kont worked - most notably in his Lieder, which were melodically sketched during the war and worked out until 1977 - with a "method of metrical motives", in which motives, melody and form are derived from the metre, verse and stanza of the text. Kont's late work forms an applied synthesis of these various innovations." Christian Heindl, translated by Nicolas Radulescu, in Paul Kont: Music Published by Doblinger, pp. 4-5.The von Kammlers were also the dedicatees of Gottfried von Einem's 4th String Quartet, op. 63. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Codex Schrstab - Signatur: Ms. C 54 - Zentralbibliothek (Zrich, Switzerland)

      Faksimile Verlag - Munich 1981 - Facsimile Edition of: Codex Schrstab with shelf mark Ms. C 54 - Zentralbibliothek (Zrich, Switzerland), also known as On the Influence of the Stars Vom Einfluá der Gestirne. *** Data of the original: 29.5 x 20.7 cm, 124 pages. Nuremberg (Germany), Around 1472. *** Illustrations: 54 miniatures carried out using the most noble pigments and shimmering gold leaf. ?Of the Influence of the Stars? is a medieval astrological handbook that explained the lessons of the planets and stars and their influence of the life and health of people to the laity. With elaborate and artistically appealing miniatures, the movement of the planets and the cycle of the years is vigorously depicted and practical advice for the treatment of diseases is given. *** Names related to the work: Erasmus und Dorothea Schrstab, Johann Jakob Zoller. *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) *** Limitation: 980 copies. The volume is bound in brown leather, the headband was stitched by hand. *** Commentary: 1 volume (197 pages) by Christoph Weisser, DGundolf Keil and Huldrych M. Koelbling Language: German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trop ardente

      Fata Morgana 1981 - In-8º (225 x 140 mm), 32 pp., en feuilles, couverture originale imprimé. édition originale. Un des exemplaires hors commerce comportant une lithographie en couleurs signée Leblanc. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libraire Nicaise]
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        Untitled (a theme of a newspaper and and a palm [hand]) / Bez tytulu [motyw gazety i dloni]

      - Typ: colour serigraphy / serigrafia barwna; Sygnatura: The colour serigraphy signed on the place with a handwritten dedication with a pen "Andrzej Kostolowski [19]81". / Serigrafia barwna sygnowana na plycie i odrecznie dedykowana dlugopisem: "Andrzej Kostolowski [19]81".; Technika: The colour serigraphy on cardboard / Serigrafia barwna na kartonie; Format: ca 65x50 cm (sheet / arkusz).; Datowanie: 1981.; Inf o autorze: Albert van der Weide - the Dutch artist, deals with photography, instalations, sculpture, drawing and projects.Albert van der Weide - holenderski artysta, zajmuje sie fotografia, instalacja, rzezba, rysunkiem i projektami.; Uwagi: (K088); Kategorie tematyczne: / Serigraphie / Siebdruck / serigraphy / silkscreen print; The item in a nearly mint condition, slightly dirty and damaged of card margins without any flaws of the composition.Pozycja w ladnym stanie, bardzo nieznaczne zabrudzenia i uszkodzenia marginesow arkusza bez szkody dla kompozycji.

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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First Edition. hardcover. Pencil name and date on title page, could easily be erased. Mild and rather typical sunning to the edges. About Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. First Printing of Carver's second major collection of short fiction and his first book to go into further printings. Included is the story "Why Don't You Dance?," basis for the 2010 Will Ferrell film EVERYTHING MUST GO. INSCRIBED for Michael in April 1983 and SIGNED by the author on the title page.

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        Nigromontanus für Enst Jünger zum 29. 3. 80. - Caprice 2. (Kapriolen zu einem Weinetikett des Baron Philippe de Rothschild). 2 Hefte.

      Hamburg Christians ( ) 1981 - 4°. 18; 24 nn. Blatt. Mit zahlr. Abb. u. 1 Original-Radierung. Original-Kartonband in Schuber. Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe mit signierter Orig.-Radierung bez. 17/70. - Schuber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Gewicht (Gramm): 2000

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. U.

      Venedig, [3. Februar] 1981. - 90:140 mm. Mit Briefumschlag. Brustbild von vorne. Sehr selten.

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      Edinburgh; Canongate; 1981 - First edition, first printing. Signed presentation copy (To JOHN COOK from the author of this (me)* at Gordons House 22 April 1981). The author appears to have forgotten to sign his name, so added the * and signed the book at the bottom of the page. A good example of the author's enduring eccentricity. The exact publication date is not known, but this seems to be an early copy. Near fine in very good, price clipped dustjacket with a couple of small tears. Regarded by many as one of the great British books of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic Views of New York City 1870's-1970's: Volume Two, Building Index

      Ann Arbor: University Microfilms. Good/No Dj. 1981. First. Hardcover. 8vo 0835702251 Complete 3 volume index to the Microfische Edition of Photographic Views of New York City 1870s-1970s . Selling books professionally since 1991. There is ALWAYS something old that is new at theOdd Volume Bookstore.Our photo is our actual book. No stock images to confuse.Quick shipping usually 24-hours from purchase time or less! Free on-line tracking! Your satisfaction is our concern. We are happy only when you are happy!

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