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        In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison

      New York: Random House. (1981). Sixth printing. Introduction by Norman Mailer. Fine in a lightly worn, about fine dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed by Toni Morrison, an editor at Random House at the time of publication, to fellow author James Baldwin: "To Jimmy from Toni 11.10.82." Abbott, a life-long convict, presents his bleak view of the system. He was released from prison shortly after publication, after a campaign waged by the literati. Soon thereafter he stabbed a waiter to death, and returned to the warm bosom of his institutional hell. He died in prison in 2002. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Drache, Heinz. - "Fischerboot".

      . Zeichnung / Tempera auf Papier, 1981. Von Heinz Drache. 61 x 81,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert und datiert. Verso betitelt. - Nachlass Nr. 8932. - Gut erhalten. Heinz Drache (1929 Dresden - 1989 Radebeul). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1948-53 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK) bei Hans Theo Richter, Josef Hegenbarth, Fritz Dähn und Max Erich Nicola. Danach Aspirantur bei Heinz Lohmar. Ab 1953 freischaffend tätig. Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1960-80 Gestalter beim DEFA-Trickfilmstudio in Dresden. Ab 1981 wieder freischaffend in Radebeul-Oberlößnitz. Neben Grafik und Malerei schuf er Wandgemälde u.a. für die Lagerhalle des VEB Kaffee und Tee, die Mittelschule Oberlößnitz und den Dresdner Kulturpalast. 1956 Kunstpreis der Stadt Dresden. 1973 und 1979 Goldene Lorbeer des Fernsehens der DDR. 1983 Kunstpreis der Stadt Radebeul..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Uhlig, Max. - "Zu Dritt".

      . Lithografie / Pinsellithografie, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1981/1983. Von Max Uhlig. 54,5 x 65,9 cm (Darstellung / Stein) / 69,5 x 78,5 cm (Blatt). Oesinghaus 208. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert, mittig betitelt "Gruppe zu Dritt" und links mit Auflagenbezeichnung. Am Blattrand links unten Wasserzeichen der Hahnemühle. - Blattrand mit marginalen Mängeln. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Max Uhlig (*1937 Dresden, lebt und arbeitet in Dresden-Niederpoyritz). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, namhafter Vertreter der Dresdner Kunst in der DDR. 1955-60 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden bei Hans Theo Richter und Max Schwimmer. 1961-63 Meisterschüler an der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin bei Hans Theo Richter. Bis Mitte der 1970er Jahre ausschließlich als Grafiker hervorgetreten. 1968 druckgrafische Zusammenarbeit mit Carlfriedrich Claus, später auch mit Charlotte E. Pauly, Dieter Goltzsche, Willy Wolff, Otto Niemeyer-Holstein, Heinrich Ehmsen und Wilhelm Höpfner. Seine charakteristischen Gemälde präsentierte Uhlig erstmals 1978 im Kupferstichkabinett Dresden. Langjährige Professor für Malerei an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Dresden. Mitglied der Sächsischen Akademie der Künste. 1987 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis der Akademie der Künste der DDR in Berlin, 1998 Hans-Theo-Richter-Preis und Sächsischer Verdienstorden, 2003 Kunstpreis der Landeshauptstadt Dresden..

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        As He Lay Dead, a Bitter Grief

      New York: Albondocani Press. 1981. First. First edition. Fine in saddle-stitched self wrappers. Prospectus laid in. Copy letter C of 26 lettered copies Signed by the author. Reprints Styron's eulogy of Faulkner that originally appeared in Life magazine. Ray Roberts's copy, although not marked as such. Roberts was an influential editor with Viking, Henry Holt, and then Little, Brown, and he worked closely with John Fowles, Martha Grimes, Thomas Pynchon, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. .

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        André Masson

      Torino: SEAT, 1981. Edizione originale di 3000 esemplari. Fogli sciolti in cartella (loose as issued in original cloth portfolio). Ottimo (Fine). Cartella (cm 55x40). 60 bellissime riproduzioni delle opere di Masson protette da carta-feltro trasparente, condotte direttamente sugli originali e realizzate in offset (cm 55x40). A cura di Carmine Benincasa. Scritti di Jean-Paul Sartre e Carmine Benincasa. Nota biografica e indice delle tavole Le carte speciali delle tavole e dei testi sono state appositamente fabbricate dalla cartiera Miliani di Fabriano

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Ionian Mission

      London: Collins. VG : in very good condition with lightly rubbed dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 210mm x 135mm (8" x 5"). 346pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        New York Dolls

      Manchester: Babylon Books, February 1981. First Edition. Softcover.. Near Fine. Small 4to. 48pp. Printed wraps as issued. Numerous Black and White plates. Text in English. In superb condition. Very scarce first printing, with only 4 institutional copies, all in the UK. More images available on request. The young Morrissey's ode and love letter to the New York Dolls. Some excellent images and sharp and astute text by Morrissey. The Dolls were a huge influence on Morrissey- he was president of their UK fan club. "Some bands grab you and they never let you go and, no matter what they do, they can never let you down ... the Dolls were that for me." Fandom aside, Morrissey has produced a brilliant book on what is a quite important chapter in the history of popular culture, the Dolls not only signified the end of the 60s, but crossed boundaries in taste, dress and sexuality. Very scarce, the book was written and published before Morrissey then became famous with the Smiths. An important and informative piece of cultural ephemera.

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        RADIX

      New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.,. 1981. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#86765). First edition. The scarce hardbound issue; reportedly only 1000 copies so bound. The author's first book and the first book of the Radix Tetrad sequence that "works as a complex meditation on metamorphosis elaborated within a space opera frame, so that densely ambitious moments of poetic aspiration alternate with episodes out of the rag-and-bone shop of pulp magazine fiction; this early use of space opera as frame or arena for baroque exfoliations of story immediately prefigures the similarly exorbitant work of Iain M. Banks and Dan Simmons ... After losing her radiation shield, which guards her against the full nakedness of the universe, Earth begins to mutate savagely, a transformation articulated clearly in RADIX itself through the story of a mutant superman, who undergoes the same transcendental jumpstart that jolts his planet through terrors and dimensions. - John Clute, SFE (online). 1981 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-55.

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        Revival

      Milano: Sciardelli, 1981. Prima ed. di 120 + XX es. numerati e firmati. broch, custodia (broch, slip-case). Perfetto (Mint). 16mo. Con 3 acqueforti, di cui una in copertina, e 3 puntesecche, di cui due a piena pagina numerate e firmate, di Franco Rognoni (cm 5x9; 11x9; 3,5x3) Testo composto a mano e stampato da Luigi Maestri. Prima edizione di 120 + XX es. numerati e firmati al colophon da Sereni e Rognoni [Jentsch, 1993; Gambetti 2007 ("Preziosa cartella, molto ricercata")]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Akathistos (Himno marial griego). Edición facsímil del códice R.I.19 de la Biblioteca de San Lorenzo el Real de El Escorial

      Edilán, Madrid 1981 - 4º, 2 vols. Vol 1: Facsímil, 32 hojas, todas iluminadas en oro y color. Vol 2: El himno Akathistos, primera parte del manuscrito griego. Análisis histórico-crítico del códice y transcripción y versión española de su texto por Gregorio de Andrés Martínez, 113 p. Tela editorial, con escudos en cubiertas. Ejemplar núm. 1424 de una edición de 2000 ejemplares numerados, sellados y firmados. Hermoso ejemplar, estampado en película de oro, mediante planchas grabadas sobre dibujos de Julián Robledo, y encuadernado siguiendo la encuadernación original. Contiene el texto griego, adornado con lujosas ilustraciones con figuras a todo color sobre fondo en oro, y grandes capitales a todo color. El volumen de estudio y comentario del códice va seguido del texto del himno transcrito al español. Facsímiles. Manuscritos. Marianismo. Facsimile. Manuscripts. Marianism.

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        Bibliografía De Autores Españoles Del Siglo XVIII.

      CSIC, Madrid, 1981 - 2001 - Obra completa en 10 muy gruesos volúmenes. (Por la voluminosidad de la obra los gastos de envio se cobrarán aparte) Size: 10 Vols. En 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Includes ?Gerald R. Ford? autograph! Three ALsS and a full signature of the Manson Family member who was convicted of the 1975 attempted assassination of President Ford and sentenced to life imprisonment

      "Comprises:(1) Bookplate Signed ?Gerald R. Ford,? 3.25? x 4.5?. Bordered in gilt with gilt-embossed presidential seal at top center. Mounting remnants on verso. No show-through. Fine condition.(2) Large signature ?Lynette / Fromme,? 4.5? x 3? lined paper, across the lines. Fine condition. (3) Autograph Letter Signed ?Lynette,? 5p, 3? x 5.25?, front & verso, one sheet folded in three, butterfly picture affixed to ?cover.? [Prison], March 20 [1981]. Unknown recipient. Fine condition. In part, ?In 5 years I?ve been beseiged by bloodsuckers so when I get mail I scan it & if I?m realy busy I don?t answer right away if at all. I?m not saying you are a leach ?" only that I?m not very open hearted toward people ... I?m in a room between 20-23 ½ hrs. day ... Being in prison can be good as well as bad. It allows time for thought ... But having sat down & been lonely, as you once were, adds more than it takes away. Are you Mormon?...?(4) Autograph Letter Signed ?Lynette,? 2p, 8? x 11?, separate sheets with half-page postscript on verso of second sheet. [Prison], April 5 no year. Unknown recipient. Fine condition. Fromme writes, in part, about fellow Manson Family member Sandra Good, known as ?Blue,? who, in 1976, was sentenced to 15 years in prison; Good was released on parole in 1985: ?I saw Blue one day and she is looking ok even tho we are under some pressure here to change and approve of what is not right to us. We maintain a good attitude and will to overcome recent problems here...?(5) Autograph Letter Signed ?Lynette? in red ink, 4p, 3.5? x 4.25?, two conjoined sheets, front & verso. [Prison], April 6, 1981. Questions for Mr. Wood. In part, ?Your words about the Earth & the people living on it are true & right but would you let it become a garbage strewn jungle of mad dog-like humans preying on each other or what do you choose to leave for the grandchildren? What would you do? What do you want personally?...?"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Waiting for the Barbarians

      Ravan Press, Johannesburg 1981 - First South African Edition. Nearly Fine book in a Fine spine faded Dust Jacket.The last few pages of the book has a small pen mark to the front text block. Signed by the author on the title page. First published in England, by Secker and Warburg in 1980, this is the third novel from the nobel prize winning author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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        Diccionario de Terminos Cientificos y Tecnicos - Español Ingles / Ingles Español

      Barcelona, Spain: Marcombo, S.A. 1981 - 5 tomos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livro Ibero Americano Ltda]
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        The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 3. The Print

      Boston: New York Graphic Society, Little, Brown and Company, , 1981. With the collaboration of Robert Baker. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. First edition, first printing in this format, originally published 1950. Inscribed by the photographer "For Dave Gardmen! Better looking coming!!! Ansel Adams".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        City slang.

      . Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1981. Omsl. lidt nusset. * Debut. Sjaelden..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (SIGNED)

      pan books 1981 - 6th printing. mint condition. Signed by the author on first page: "To Belinda best wishes Douglas Adams" Little marks at the back. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hurlingham Books]
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        STRATA

      Colin Smythe, Gerrards Cross 1981 - Octavo, boards. The author's third book. "An absurdist RINGWORLD, subverting various SF cliches." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4- 341. A fine copy, age toning to edges of text block, lower corners gently bumped in a fine dust jacket, age toning to verso along upper edge, age toning to rear panel. (12728) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Autograph sketch leaf from the full score of the composer's "Summersong" for 23 wind instruments. Signed

      1 page. Folio. Notated in pencil on 16-stave paper on one side of a bifolium (310 x 232 mm.). Undated, but ca. 1981. Together with a typed letter signed from the composer to the prominent American choral conductor Harold Rosenbaum regarding both the present work and the composer's "Seasons Such as These," commenting on their significance and hoping for more performances. . Chaitkin's teachers included Dallapiccola, Shifrin and Imbrie.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The Work of Atget: Volume I-Old France, Volume II-The Art of Old Paris, Volume III-The Ancient Regime, Volume IV-Modern Times (Signed First Edition)

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1981-1985. First editions. Hardcover. The best and most comprehensive look at Atget's images. Four volumes all in cloth bindings. A comprehensive look at the Atget's extensive body of work. Includes 475 plates along with over 300 reference images. All four books are in near fine condition or better with the dust jackets for volume 1, 2 and 3 in very near fine condition and the volume 4 dust jacket is lightly faded at the edges and spine. Volume 1 is signed and inscribed by Szarkowski on the half title page and uncommon as such. Overall, a very nice set.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        FUERA DEL MUNDO. Translated by Reginald Gibbons.

      Eleutherian Printers, Trenton, New Jersey 1981 - 1ª ed. 16x23. 24pp. sin paginar. Rústica. Textos en castellano e inglés en paralelo. Tirada de 76 ejemplares numerados (ejem. nº 30.) Este libro forma la última parte de Final, publicado unos meses más tarde. Impecable, y muy raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Harlem Document Photographs 1932-1940 (Signed Limited Edition)

      Providence, RI: Matrix Publication, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Copy 3 of only 100 numbered copies. Foreword by Gordon Parks. Includes additional text from the Federal Writers Project edited by Ann Banks. While Siskind is perhaps best known for his abstract photographs he also took number of powerful images of Harlem. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket in a very near fine slipcase. Signed by Siskind on the limitation page. Very uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        WATER MUSIC

      Boston: Little, Brown, (1981) - Fine First Edition in equally Fine dust jacket of this, the first full-length novel by the renowned contemporary author. A wildly imaginative , bawdy, comic Dickensian romp which debuted to unanimous rave reviews and great popular success. Scarce in this condition and especially so signed. This copy is inscribed and signed as follows: Joan / Best wishes / T. Coraghessan Boyle [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Forest. Peep Show

      London: Warren Editions, 1981. An enchanting peep show by the well-known children's author and illustrator Harold Jones, revealing a view deep into forest filled with deer, squirrels, and other animal life. Comprised of six layered panels, plus the illustrated front panel bearing the title viewing aperture. In the background are a waterfall and mountain peaks with trees beginning to show autumnal hues. Printed by Christopher Skelton at Skelton's Press for Jonathan and Phillida Gili. In a slipcase covered with Curwen pattern paper and a hand-colored label, numbered and signed by the artist. The project was initially begun in 1981, but the artist and publishers quickly became overwhelmed by orders and realized that they had underestimated the amount of time and work it would take to hand-color and assemble each copy. The edition was finally completed in 1993. One can easily understand the delay: the hand-coloring is precise and intricate, and each of the panels is quite detailed. Measures approximately 7 by 6 1/4 inches, and 22 inches when extended. Extremely fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Visibile invisibile

      Udine: Campanotto, 1981. Prima edizione di 100 esemplari. Fogli sciolti in cartella (loose as issued in original portfolio). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. Testi visuali. 6 tavole numerate e firmate dall'Autore.Presentazione di Egidio Mucci e nota biografica [Dematteis & Maffei, 1998]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Anglo-American Establishment

      New York Books in Focus 1981. 354 pages. Index. Footnotes. "On very rare occasions a book appears which forever changes the way in which we perceive the world around us. Within a short while it becomes hard to understand how we could have functioned without the knowledge gained from it. This is such a book. Quigley presents certain 'keys' crucial to the understanding of 20th century political, economic and military events - events of the past, present, and future... The fact that Carroll Quigley, a highly respected professor at Georgetown University and an instructor at Princeton and Harvard, could not find a publisher for this work, is in itself significant." - Stephen A. Zarlenga, Publisher. Light wear to book which is clean and unmarked but for prior owner's neat signature atop front free endpaper. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy of this significant work. First Edition Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        The Forest. Peep Show

      London: Warren Editions, 1981. An enchanting peep show by the well-known children's author and illustrator Harold Jones, revealing a view deep into forest filled with deer, squirrels, and other animal life. Comprised of six layered panels, plus the illustrated front panel bearing the title viewing aperture. In the background are a waterfall and mountain peaks with trees beginning to show autumnal hues. Printed by Christopher Skelton at Skelton's Press for Jonathan and Phillida Gili. In a slipcase covered with Curwen pattern paper and a hand-colored label, numbered and signed by the artist. The project was initially begun in 1981, but the artist and publishers quickly became overwhelmed by orders and realized that they had underestimated the amount of time and work it would take to hand-color and assemble each copy. The edition was finally completed in 1993. One can easily understand the delay: the hand-coloring is precise and intricate, and each of the panels is quite detailed. Measures approximately 7 by 6 1/4 inches, and 22 inches when extended. Extremely fine.

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        Winston S Churchill, The Official Biography, Companion Volume V, Part 2, The Wilderness Years 1929-1935

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good . This is the U.S. first edition of Companion Volume V, Part 2 of the Official Biography of Sir Winston Churchill. The Official Biography of Winston Churchill, initiated by Randolph Churchill but completed by Martin Gilbert, is an epic piece of scholarship about a singularly epic life, comprising eight mammoth main text volumes and - so far - seventeen accompanying document or "Companion" volumes. The eight main text volumes were originally published between 1966 and 1988. Publication of the Companion volumes continues today. The Companion volumes for Volume V of the Official Biography are perhaps the most keenly sought and most prohibitive to acquire of all Official Biography volumes. The British and U.S. first editions saw just a single printing and the Volume V Companions were published in smaller quantities than other Companion volumes - meaning that many first edition Official Biography sets will forever do without. The British first editions were bound in solid red cloth. The U.S. editions were published using British sheets, but more elaborately bound, with tan linen spines over blue buckram boards with blue spine title panels printed in red and gilt. The bindings also feature head and foot bands and vertical red transition rules between the tan linen and blue buckram. This U.S. first edition of Companion Volume V, Part 2, is in near fine condition in a very good dust jacket. The binding is immaculate - clean, tight, and square with no discernible wear. The only flaws we find are a trivial wrinkle to the binding cloth at the head of the front hinge - perhaps a binding flaw, perhaps a tiny bump. The contents are bright and crisp, the volume clearly unread. We find no spotting and no previous ownership marks. We note a light, .75 inch pen mark at the top edge near the spine (clearly a stray pen rather than a remainder mark). The dust jacket is bright and complete, with no losses and retaining the original front flap price. There is some incidental soiling at the hinges, flap folds, and upper rear face, modest wrinkling to the bottom edge at the spine and front face, and .25 inch closed tears at the spine ends and bottom edge of the front face. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Please note that this large, heavy book may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Zoller A302e2.

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        Die deutsche Luftfahrt. Buchreihe über die Entwicklungsgeschichte der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik. Herausgegeben von Dr. Theodor Benecke in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Deutschen Museum (München), dem Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft und Raumfahrtindustrie e.V. (Bonn) und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt - Lilienthal- Oberth e.V. (Bonn). Bonn, Bernard & Graefe, 1981-2006. 27 Bände der Reihe. 4°. OLwd.-Bde. mit farb. OU.

      1981. . Fast die komplette Reihe der einzigartigen Buchreihe zur deutschen Luftfahrt bzw. zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik. Insgesamt liefert diese Buchreihe eine authentische, technisch und geschichtlich fundierte Berichterstattung.- Enthält die Bände 1-5, 7-9, 11, 13-28, 30-33 - ergo fehlen die Bände 6, 10, 12, 29, 34 und 35.- Wenige Umschläge mit kleinen Randläsionen, wenige Bände mit Namensstempel auf Schutztitel, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign, July 1809

      Collins, 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page. Very fine boards and very clean pages and endpapers, in a very fine, unclipped dustjacket. An extremely nice copy of the first in the author's great series of Sharpe historical novels.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        SHARPE'S GOLD

      London: Collins, 1981., 1981. First edition. Author's second book. Signed by the author. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. A year after the victory at Talavera, Wellington's army is on the verge of collapse. Its only hope lies in a cache of gold hidden in the Portuguese mountains. The gold is in the possession of a powerful guerrilla leader, feared by ally and enemy alike. The only man capable of stealing the gold is Captain Richard Sharpe!

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        The Art of Living

      New York: Knopf, 1981. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. By the the author Grendel and The Wreckage of Agathon. Woodcuts by Mary Azarian. A collection of stories by the author of Grendel and the Wreckage of Agathon. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Uncommon in a signed edition as Gardner died shortly after the book was published. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Kenojuak - Graphic Masterworks of the Inuit

      Toronto: Mintmark Press [0-919403-00-X] 1981, 1st limited edition. () 454pp. Near fine. Oblong quarto in slipcase. Original cream paper over boards with bleached caribou hide wrapped spine. A very good to fine copy. Beautifully illustrated with 174 coloured plates. Handcoloured etching titled "Myself and I" signed and dated by Kenojuak included. This is #129 / 275 limited editions signed by Kenojuak and Blodgett. This limited edition is a wonderful collection of this Inuit artist's finest works. The handcoloured etching is a striking image of an owl and woman. A nice addition to this volume. Signed by Jean Blodgett & Kenojuak..

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        [The James Bond novels ]

      Shelton: The First Edition Library,, 1981?-93. Casino Royale; Live and Let Die; Moonraker; Diamonds are Forever; From Russia With Love; Dr No; Goldfinger; For Your Eyes Only; Thunderball; The Spy Who Loved Me; On Her Majesty's Secret Service; You Only Live Twice; The Man With the Golden Gun; Octopussy and The Living Daylights. 14 volumes, octavo. Original black boards, illustrations to upper boards in silver, white, or gilt, titles to spines in silver, red or gilt. With the pictorial dust jackets and printed slipcases. A fine set. Facsimile edition. Reproducing the original design and dust jacket artwork of all the James Bond first editions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Collection of 132 Mary Boone Exhibition Cards

      [New York: Mary Boone Gallery, 1981-2007]. Announcements range from 5" X 7" cards to 9 1/4" X 11" brochures. Contents uniformly close to fine, with occasional edgewear and bumping to extremities.. Collection of 132 exhibition announcements from Mary Boone Gallery. Boone founded her SoHo space in 1977, where she was responsible for launching the careers of artists like Julian Schnabel, David Salle, Eric Fischl, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. With her original stable of what came to be known as Neo-Expressionist painters, Boone forged the bull market of the 1980s art world. The gallery championed large-scale heroic painting, and quickly became known for commanding astronomical price tags, pushing its artists' prices ever higher. Boone was the first gallerist to assemble "waiting-lists" for unfinished works by her artists. In many ways, Boone's space prefigured the inextricably linked worlds of art and commerce, and this archive demonstrates her redoubtable ability to stay current. Extensive collection includes announcements for shows by David Salle, Julian Schnabel, Ross Bleckner, Anselm Kiefer, Richard Artschwager, Jorg Immendorff, Georg Baselitz, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marcel Broodthaers, Eric Fischl, Sigmar Polke, Francesco Clemente , James Lee Byars, Niele Toroni, Sherrie Levine, Jannis Kounellis, Barbara Kruger, Roy Lichtenstein, Yoko Ono, Richard Tuttle, Sean Scully, Roni Horn, Will Cotton, among others.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Preconscious Processing.

      John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 1981.. 313 p. Hardcover. Buch in gutem Zustand mit Stempel und Signatur - aus Bibliothek ausgeschieden. 9780471279822

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Relato de un Naufrago

      Editorial Arte y Literatura, Ciudad De La Habana, Cuba 1981 - Signed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the free front end paper. A solid copy with square edges. Binding partially broken inside front cover. Pages clean. Wrapper has soiling and heavy foxing. Moderate shelf wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jusara Book Shop]
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