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        Abydos: Holy City of Ancient Egypt

      L L Company, 1981, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. With Index. Two small tears to top of spine at joints. Some wear to cover corners. Several numbers written in ink at top of front free endpaper. Size: 285mm Tall, 4to. 282 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.499 kilos. Category: History; Egypt; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0937892076. ISBN/EAN: 9780937892077. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6498.

      [Bookseller: Andmeister Books]
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        French Clocks the World Over.

      Tardy, Paris, 1981-1985. Publisher's illustrated boards. Illustrated in b/w and colour. Volume one: From their beginnings to the Louis XV -Louis XVI Transition period. Volume 2: From Louis XVI style to Louis XVIII - Charles X period. Volume 3: From the Louis-Philippe style to the Modern clock and the French provinces. Volume 4: Northern, Middle, Eastern and Mediterranean Europe; Japan. This is a large and comprehensive work, the four volumes have 356 pages, 392 pages, 524 pages, 618 pages respectively and a wealth of illustrations. Volume 3 also has chapters on clocks from the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Scotland, Ireland, the United States and Canada. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks with lots of illustrations. Since the publisher died some years ago this book has become very hard to find and the English language version (as here) even more so. A set with some wear. Volume 1 with injury at the bottom of the back. Volume 2 with an almost loose block. Volume 3 and 4 with light outer wears on the bindings. A set with some wear. Volume 1 with injury at the bottom of the back. Volume 2 with an almost loose block. Volume 3 and 4 with light outer wears on the bindings.. Fransk/Engelsk

      [Bookseller: Antikvariatet i Næstved]
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        A Jewish Iconography + A Jewish Iconography, Supplementary Volume [SIGNED]

      Nonpareil, London 1981 - Revised edition, limited numbered edition. 277+128 pages. Quarto. Original full leather, top edge gilt. One of only 53 copies bound in full green goatskin with the 1982 supplement bound in. Also included is an additional, separate, duplicate copy of the supplement. All fit in a hand made Solander case that accomondates the Iconography and Supplement, tooled to match original binding. The entire edition consists of 260 copies. Richly illustrated. Signed by the author. Shipping it out of the United States would be costly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Quellen zur preußischen Gesetzgebung des 19. Jahrhunderts. Gesetzrevision (1825-1848).

      Topos Verlag,, Vaduz, 1981 - 22 Bde. Vaduz, Topos Verlag, 1981-1996. 4to. Originale blaue Verlagsleinenbände mit goldgeprägten roten Rückenschildern. Neuwertiger Zustand! Vorhanden sind die folgenden Bände: Abtlg. I: STRAF- UND STRAFPROZESSRECHT. Bd. 4 (in 2 Halbbänden): Protokolle der Kommission des Staatsrats über die Beratungen des Revidierten Entwurfs eines Strafgesetzbuchs von 1836 (Ministerien Kamptz und Savigny, 1838-1842). Vaduz 1993. XXII, 656; XI, (657-) 1159 S. Bd. 5: Entwurf des Strafgesetzbuchs von 1843. Revision des Entwurfs des Strafgesetzbuchs von 1843 und Revidierter Entwurf der Strafprozeßordnung von 1841 (Ministerien Kamptz und Savigny). Vaduz 1994. XVI, 1037 S. Bd. 6 (in 2 Teilbänden): Entwurf eines Strafgesetzbuchs (1845-1848). Gesetz vom 17.7.1846, betreffend das Verfahren in den bei dem Kammergericht und dem Kriminalgericht zu Berlin zu führenden Untersuchungen. Vaduz 1996. XLI, 733; XII, (734-) 1512 S. Abtlg. II: ÖFFENTLICHES RECHT, ZIVILRECHT UND ZIVILPROZESSRECHT. Bd. 1 (in 2 Halbbänden): Öffentliches Recht und Sachenrecht I. Vaduz 1981. LII, 480; XIV, (481-) 1166 S. Bd. 2 (in 2 Halbbänden): Sachenrecht II. Vaduz 1982. XII, 558; XII, (559-) 1375 S. Bd. 3: Obligationenrecht. Vaduz 1983. XXXVII, 1039 S. Bd. 4 (in 2 Halbbänden): Wechselrecht. Vaduz 1983. XLIII, 662; XXI, (663-) 1220 S. Bd. 5 (in 2 Halbbänden): Familienrecht I. Vaduz 1985. XXIII, 658; XVII, (659-) 1166 S. Bd. 8 (in 2 Halbbänden): Bergrecht. Vaduz 1988. XLIV, 775; XV, (776-) 1751 S. Bd. 9 (in 2 Halbbänden): Zivilprozeßrecht I und Justizverfassung. XXVIII, 617; XIV, (618-) 1299 S. Bd. 10: Zivilprozeßrecht II und Konkursrecht. Vaduz 1990. XXIV, 814 S. Bd. 11 (in 3 Teilbänden): Zivilprozeßrecht III und Justizverfassung - Novellen und Projekte (1833-1847). Vaduz 1991. LXX, 518; XVII, (519-) 1058; XVII, (1059-) 1738 S. Originale blaue Verlagsleinenbände mit goldgeprägten roten Rückenschildern.

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

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1981. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. 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 - eighteen accompanying document or "Companion" volumes. The eight main text volumes were published between 1966 and 1988. Publication of the Companion volumes continues today. The British first editions of the Companion volumes for Volume V of the Official Biography are among the most keenly sought and prohibitive to acquire of all first edition Official Biography volumes. There was only a single printing in England and the Volume V Companions were published in smaller quantities than other Companion volumes. Here is the second of the three Volume V Companions, the British first edition, only printing. The volume contains documents from the years 1929-1935, from the time when Churchill lost his leadership position and his fortune, entering the "wilderness years" of the 1930s when he was out of power and out of favor, persistently seeking to draw attention, resources and resolve to face the growing Nazi threat. Condition is very good in a very good plus dust jacket. The mammoth red cloth binding remains square and intact with sharp corners and bright spine gilt. We note very light scuffing and shelf wear. The contents remain bright with no previous ownership marks. Spotting and soiling is confined to the page edges. The red-stained top edge is only mildly sunned. The dust jacket is complete, with no losses or tears. There were two prices on the lower front dust jacket flap, an introductory price good “until 1st September, 1981” and a higher price above. Both prices remain intact. We note very light soiling and overall toning, but no appreciable sunning of the spine text. 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.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Durch die Pubertät zum Erfolg.

      Berlin. Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst. 1981. - Illustr. OKarton. 160 ungezählte Seiten mit 155 s/w Abbildungen. Format 15,2 x 21,5 cm. Rücken leicht gebräunt, unterer Schnitt minimal angeschmutzt, sonst in gutem Zustand! Das Künstlerbuch erschien anlässlich der ersten Museums-Einzelausstellung mit dem Titel: "Werner (!) Kippenberger: Lieber Maler male mir." in einer Auflage von 500 Exemplaren. Koch: Kommentiertes Werkverzeichnis der Bücher: Nr. 10 - Seite 57-59 mit mehreren Abbildungen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: W.Clemens book and art]
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        The Mockery Bird. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Collins,, 1981. 8vo., First Edition; original green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. With a personal bookplate. The author's second novel following the success of 'Rosy is my Relative' (1968). The tale is predictably hilarious but with a strong message of the importance of animal conservation. Signed copies are very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Mockery Bird.

      London: Collins. 1981 - 8vo. 224 pp. In the publisher's green cloth, gilt-stamped to spine and with an unclipped, illustrated wrapper very slightly faded to spine. The prolific author's 2nd novel, a fable based loosely on the story of Mauritius and the dodo. A near fine copy signed by the author to the ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Grove Books]
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        Im Birkenwald" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.73x55cm; 1876 [Maße im farblich abgestimmten und solide gearbeiteten Holzrahmen 96x77cm.]

      - Provenienz: Sammlung Dr. Georg Schäfer, Schweinfurt. Abgebildet und beschrieben ist das Bild in: Siegfried Wichmann, Meister-Schüler-Themen. Münchner Landschaftmaler im 19. Jahrhundert, Schuler Herrsching 1981 auf Seite 245 "Das Herausarbeiten der Baumgruppen im Landschaftsbereich lag am Kreis um Schleich, Wenglein, Willroider aufgrund ihrer unakademischen Ausrichtung und Ausbildung. Die Verknüpfung mit dem Mannigfaltigen und den nahe gesehenen Gegenständen war auch ein Anliegen des Leiblschen Detailrealismus. Die Baumstämme verspannen die Bildfläche, sie sind dominant, sie können sich bei Schuch verselbstständigen; das Einzelne in der Nähe richtig erfaßt, kann auch das Ganze repräsentieren. Diese Neueinstellung der Sicht auf die Dinge im Naturraum steht gegen das Stereotype der spätgrüderzeitlichen Staatskunst.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Codex Benedictus - Signatur: Vat. lat. 1202 - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vaticanstadt, Vaticanstadt)

      Belser Verlag - Zurich 1981 - Faksimile des Originals Codex Benedictus mit der Signatur Vat. lat. 1202 - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vaticanstadt, Vaticanstadt), auch bekannt als Montecassino Lectionary *** Lektionar des Desiderius von Montecassino *** Lektionar zu den Festen des Heiligen Benedikt. Daten des Originals: 36.0 x 27.4 cm, 524 Seiten. Abtei von Montecassino (Italien), Um 1070. Buchschmuck: 66 größere und kleinere Miniaturen. Mit dem Werk verbundene Namen: Abt Desiderius *** Faksimile: Vollfaksimile des Originaldokuments (Umfang, Farbe und Größe). Limitierung: 13 Exemplare. Weißer Ziegenledereinband mit vergoldeten Papstwappen. Buchkassette mit zwei vergoldeten Jubiläumsmedaillen aus Bronzeguss. Kommentar: 1 Band (96 Seiten) von L. Duval-Arnould, A. Paravicini Bagliani und B. Brenk *** Sprache: Deutsch. Alle Preise inkl. MwSt. Die AGB und Widerrufsbelehrung finden Sie unter Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen . # Besuchen Sie uns in der Altstadt von Regensburg # Wir bieten mehr als 300 verschiedene Faksimile-Ausgaben an. Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns bei Fragen oder Wünschen - wir helfen gerne!

      [Bookseller: Ziereis Faksimiles]
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        Apokalypse Oxford - Signatur: Ms. Douce 180 - Bodleian Library (Oxford, Großbritannien)

      Akademische Druck- u Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA) - Graz 1981 - Faksimile des Originals Apokalypse Oxford mit der Signatur Ms. Douce 180 - Bodleian Library (Oxford, Großbritannien), auch bekannt als Apokalypse Oxford *** Douce Apocalypse. Daten des Originals: 31.1 x 20.3 cm, 168 Seiten. Hofschule von Westminster (Vereinigtes Königreich), Um 1272. Buchschmuck: 97 Miniaturen (Gold + Silber), jede auf einer halbe Seite. Mit dem Werk verbundene Namen: The English king Edward I and his spouse Eleanor of Castilia-León *** Faksimile: Vollfaksimile des Originaldokuments (Umfang, Farbe und Größe). Limitierung: 1000 numbered copies for the non-French speaking world Exemplare. Die Blätter sind originalgetreu randbeschnitten. Leder (Kopie des heutigen Originaleinbandes aus dem 16./ Jh.). Alle Blätter sind originalgetreu randbeschnitten. Kommentar: 1 Band (284 Seiten) von P. Klein *** Sprache: Deutsch *** P. Klein, Bamberg, 284 Seiten mit 171 Abbildungen. Alle Preise inkl. MwSt. Die AGB und Widerrufsbelehrung finden Sie unter Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen . # Besuchen Sie uns in der Altstadt von Regensburg # Wir bieten mehr als 300 verschiedene Faksimile-Ausgaben an. Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns bei Fragen oder Wünschen - wir helfen gerne! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziereis Faksimiles]
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        A Clasp For 'The Few'; A Biographical Account of New Zealand Pilots and Aircrew Who Flew Operationally with RAF Fighter Command During the Battle of Britain 10th July to 31st October 1940 [Double Signed]

      Published by Kenneth G. Wynn Auckland, First Edition 1981. 1981. First edition hard back binding in original powder blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains [xiv] 470 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with short closed tear to the top front cover, small rubs across the spine ends. Hand written Number 7 of 750 Limited Edition copies SIGNED by the author to the limitation page 'Kenneth G. Wynn'. Presentation to Air Commodore Alan Deere, [who contributed the 12 page foreword] to the front free end paper 'To Alan Deere, Thank you for your help, Best wishes, Ken Wynn, 30th May 1982.' A scarce Battle of Britain book from the private library of one of the most famous of 'The Few' which includes a hand written card SIGNED by Alan Deere on his headed compliments card. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Iconographia mycologica et supplementum I-V.

      - Vol I. Textus in Tabb. 1-767. Vol II. Textus in Tabb. 768-1250. Vol III. Tabulae 1-396. Vol IV. Tabulae 397-820. Vol V. Tabulae 821-1250. Mediolani 1981-82. 4:o. Illustrated. (14),767,(3 blank); (7),768-1250,XX,148,(4 blank); (6) pp. + 396 plates; (6) pp. + plates 397-820; (6) pp. + plates 821-1250. Five volumes in red-brown half calf accented with gold. Slight rubbing to spines. (Museo Tridentino di scienze naturali comitato onoranze Bresadoliane Trento). 25 x 17,5 cm.*A facsimile reprint of the work first published by Società botanica Italiana museo civico di storia naturale di Trento.[#\77863]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        Church Poems. Signed copy

      London John Murray 1981. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued and in clear protective wraps. Marbled endpapers Limited Edition [50/100] Green hardback cloth spine on watered silk boards 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 65pp. Line drawings. Signed by Betjeman and Piper on the rear limitation page.

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        Robert Creeley Autographed Postcard to poet Ted Berrigan

      Self-Published 1981 - About the book: Postcard dated December 27, 1981 from Buffalo, NY. Postcard addressed to poet Ted Berrigan. Postcard reads: Dear Ted, Belated thanks for the "INA BLAV REISER" really a time saver, "all the way." So - thanks again! Alice's action here was great - she sure takes it from the top. Long title poem from WALTZING MATHILDA especial pleasure - I shd. be saying all this to her - and will So - very glad the job worked out. HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all. Love, Bob. Postcard is in fine condition. Also comes with small broadside from a Creeley reading at the University of California Berkeley. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Poet's Pulpit (IOBA Member)]
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        Codex Benedictus - Signatur: Vat. lat. 1202 - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican City, State of the Vatican City)

      Belser Verlag - Zurich 1981 - Facsimile Edition of: Codex Benedictus with shelf mark Vat. lat. 1202 - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican City, State of the Vatican City), also known as Montecassino Lectionary *** Lektionar des Desiderius von Montecassino *** Lektionar zu den Festen des Heiligen Benedikt. Data of the original: 36.0 x 27.4 cm, 524 pages. Montecassino Abbey (Italy), Around 1070. Illustrations: 66 bigger and several smaller miniatures. Names related to the work: Abbot Desiderius *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact replica of the original (extent, color and size). Limitation: 13 copies. Book case with two gold-plated commemorative medals made of cast bronze White goat leather over wooden boards with papal coat of arms. Commentary: 1 volume (96 pages) by L. Duval-Arnould, A. Paravicini Bagliani and B. Brenk *** Language: German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Andy Warhol's Interview, Vol. XI No. 8

      Interview Enterprises,, New York 1981 - 62 S.; pp., Oberschnitt minimal gewellt, ansonsten GUTES EXEMPLAR.Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Mit den Interviews: Mick Jagger cocktails with Jerry Hall, Chatly Watts, Bob Colacello & Andy Warhol. Dominique Sanda unmasked by Andy Warhol. Media Maven James Wolcott by Franz Lidz, u.v.a. 13: 978-0001498938 Size: 28 x 44 Cm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Painted Inscriptions Of David Jones

      Gordon Fraser, 1981. 1st edition.. Hardback. Cloth spined boards, dj, F/VG. 113pp, 16 colour & 77 b/w illustrations many full page, index, distjacket yellowed, bookplate, otherwise a fine copy. A comprehensive catalogue of the painted inscriptions by the Welsh poet & artist David Jones [ 1895 - 1974 ].

      [Bookseller: Eastleach Books]
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        Melange Funeste

      Gotham Book Mart 1981 - First edition, copy letter "F" of 26 lettered and signed copies, intended for use by Gorey and the publisher; 500 numbered copies were also for sale. Near Fine. Light fading to spine. Light foxing to top and along spine edge. An "cut-apart" book with the page block sliced in thirds, allowing the reader to flip through and create different Gorey character combinations. Signed by Edward Gorey. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bäuerliche Bauten und Geräte Südburgenland und Grenzgebiete. SIGNIERT., Ein volkskundliches Bilderbuch zur Ergänzung und Erweiterung des 1971 vom gleichen Verfasser herausgebrachten Werkes "Bäuerliche Bauten im Südburgenland" mit 247 ganzseitigen Bildtafeln und 220 Zeichnungen im Text nach Originalfederzeichnungen des Autors.

      Oberschützen, Selbstverlag des Autors., 1981 - 539 Seiten. Selten. Vom Autor signierte Ausgabe (1985). Gut erhalten. Schutzumschlag mit Randläsuren, wenigen kleinen Rissen, etw. schattenrandig u. fleckig. Schnitt min. Gebrauchsspuren. Leinen sauber. Vorsätze minimal unfrisch. Innen frisch. Hochinteressante Detailzeichnungen und Pläne, viele davon ganzseitig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5200 4° Querformat (34 x 43 cm), Leinen mit Original SU. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Klaus Ennsthaler - Mister Book]
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        Power. British Management in Focus

      London: Travelling Light, 1981. First edition.. Hardcover. 4to. (10.5 x 8.25 inches). pp.128. B/w photo illusts. Pictorial laminated boards. Covers and contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Plates in bright, fine condition. No inscriptions. Errata slip tipped in. A Fine copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Sex and Religion.

      Nashville: Thelma Publishing Company,, 1981. The Equinox Volume V Number 4. Octavo. Original gold metallic marbled boards, titles to spine and front board gilt, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the bright, unclipped jacket. First edition, first printing of the final book in the the Equinox series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Codex Seraphinianus - Deluxe Limited Edition

      New York: Rizzoli, 2013. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. New. Serafini, Luigi. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. This is #251 of the signed, deluxe numbered, limited edition of 600. It also includes an additional signed,limited artist card (#26 of 150). From the publisher: "An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the Codex Seraphinianus was first published in 1981, the book has been recognized as one of the strangest and most beautiful art books ever made. This visual encyclopedia of an unknown world written in an unknown language has fueled much debate over its meaning. Written for the information age and addressing the import of coding and decoding in genetics, literary criticism, and computer science, the Codex confused, fascinated, and enchanted a generation. While its message may be unclear, its appeal is obvious: it is a most exquisite artifact. Blurring the distinction between art book and art object, this anniversary edition-redesigned by the author and featuring new illustrations-presents this unique work in a new, unparalleled light. With the advent of new media and forms of communication and continuous streams of information, the Codex is now more relevant and timely than ever." Includes the publisher's original shipping box.

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        Uncle Scrooge McDuck - His Life & Times. Written and drawn by Carl Barks. Edited by Edward Summer. Recolered by Peter Ledger.

      Millbrae, California: Celestial Arts 1981 - First Edition. 374 Seiten, Kunstdruckpapier, Fadenheftung, Format 25 x 33,8 cm, Original-Ledereinband (Kunstleder?) mit aufgezogenem farbigen Deckelbild. * Nummer 676 einer limitierten Auflage von 5000 Exemplaren, die Nummer handgeschrieben im Impressum sowie auf einer lose beiliegenden Lithographie "Wanderers of Wonderland", vom Künstler Carl Barks mit Bleistift nummeriert und handsigniert. Die Comis durchgehend in Farbe und in einer sensationellen neuen Colorierung, welche die klassisch gewordenen Abenteuer der Ducks hier erstmal richtig zur Geltung kommen lassen. Enthalten sind neben Biographie u. Einführung (S. 1-25) eine Auswahl der klassischen Abenteuer "Back to Klondike" (mit Einfügung der gekürzten Panels als s/w-Skizzen sowie die Erstdrucke der ausgelassenen Seiten), "Trouble from Long Ago" (The Horseradish Story), "Tralla La", "The Seven Cities of Cibola", "The Lemming with the Locket", "Land beneath the Ground" (die seinerzeit ausgelassenen Seiten hier als Erstdruck, teilweise zur Kenntlichmachung in schwarz-weiß), "The second richest Duck", "Land of the Pygmy Indians", "Island in the Sky", "The many Faces of Magica de Spell", "Micro-Ducks from Outer Space", "Go slowly, Sands of Time" (kein Comic, sondern eine farbig illustrierte Story, hier als Erstdruck). Zwischen jeder Geschichte einige Seiten mit weiterführenden Kommentaren und Erläuterungen, oft basierend auf den Erinnerungen des Künstlers. Außerdem: Uncle-Scrooge-Checklist, Carl-Barks-Bibliographie, Beiträge von Gary Kurtz, George Lucas, Michael Barrier, Carl Barks ("An Introducktion"), Garé Barks. Carl Barks (1901-2000) war ein Ausnahme- und Universal-Künstler sowie ein Jahrhundert-Genie und wird von seinen Verehrern in eine Reihe gestellt mit Shakespeare oder Leonardo da Vinci. In seinen Geschichten hat er viele Einflüsse von Rider Haggard bis James Hilton aufgenommen, aber durch seine geniale Darstellung und Verarbeitung viele andere Künstler seinerseits beeinflußt und inspiriert. Z.B. sind die Indiana-Jones-Filme ohne die Reise-, Entdeckungs- und Schatzsucher-Abenteuer Scrooge McDuck`s überhaupt nicht denkbar; nicht nur Handlungs-Motive, auch Kulissen und Hintergründe wurden Eins zu Eins übernommen oder sind Zitate aus den klassischen Scrooge-McDuck-Geschichten. Der vorliegende Band vereinigt einige der längeren Abenteuer-Geschichten; die kürzeren 10-Seiten-Geschichten Carl Barks` spielen im Entenhausener Alltag und ersetzen mindens einige Semester Psychologie-Studium. Auch wenn zwischenzeitlich mehrere Gesamtausgaben in deutsch und englisch erschienen sind, bleibt dieser Band wegen der außergewöhnlichen Colorierung und seiner sorgfältig kommentierten Edition ein Schmuckstück jeder Barks-Sammlung (G.K.). ++++++++++++++++++++++ Erhaltung: Leicht angestossen an den unteren Außenecken. Sonst keine weiteren Mängel. Der Band wurde gelesen, aber innen ist alles fleckenlos und sauber. Insgesamt gut bis sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kunze, Gernot, Versandantiquariat]
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        George Mackley, Wood Engraver. [with] Wood Engraving by George Mackley, RE Two Volume Set

      Surrey, England:: Gresham Books LTD,, 1981.. First Edition. Half Calf/marbled boards. Fine. A Two Volume Set in like fine bindings by E.A. Weeks & Son, London. Volume One: George Mackley, Wood Engraver. Folio (8.5 x 11.75 inches). Contemporary Half Calf with floral tooling and gilt lettering over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed otherwise Fine. pp. 136. Fully illustrated with reproductions of line drawings, wood engravings and original prints lent by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. A fine complete catalogue raisonne of the work of George Mackley; Fellow of the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers, which includes forward by Sir Hugh Casson and introduction by Monica Poole, RE. Together with: Wood Engraving by George Mackley, RE. Octavo (6 x 8.5 inches). Contemporary Half Calf with floral tooling and gilt lettering over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed otherwise Fine. pp. 124, (6). Republished from Mackley's original work on the art and technique of wood engraving first published in 1948, here revised with updated Supplement and two page list of wood engraving material & equipment suppliers. A wood engraver who drew his inspiration from nature and the countryside, George Mackley was admired and respected by his colleagues who included Agnes Miller Parker, Blair Hughes Stanton, Robert Gibbings and Joan Hassall. In his book Etching and Engraving: Techniques and Modern Trends (1953) John Buckland Wright includes Mackley among the contemporary engravers inspired by Bewick and Calvert 'with a meticulous love of the craft'. This handsome fine press production features several editorial commentaries well as the writings and illustrations of renowned 20th century British Wood Engraver.

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        Two Old Men and Other Stories

      Newtown: Gwasg Gregynog, 1981. Printed from the original linocuts. 26 illustrations by Kyffin Williams, printed direct from the linocuts in grey/blue and black. One of only 265 copies, this being no.248 on Zerkall mould-made paper. Thin 4to., original black morocco backed, grey buckram with a linocut by Kyffin Williams of a farmer in front of a wall printed in black on white cloth in the centre of the front cover, endpapers designed by Williams, a very good, fresh copy in the orignal green cloth covered slipcase. A fine book with some superb original linocuts by Kyffin Williams. The atmospheric Welsh stories of local life which reflect human relationships throughout the world are by Kate Roberts, translated from the original Welsh.

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        Les géorgiques EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Les éditions de minuit, 1981. Fine. Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1981, 14x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 106 numbered copies on alfa foam only major papers. Nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 106 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa mousse, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.

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        The Very Hungry Caterpillar (SIGNED & DOODLED by Eric Carle)

      Philomel Books, 1981 SIGNED AND DOODLED BY ERIC CARLE at an event held at his Museum in Massachusetts. Event ticket is included, along with photos I personally took. Brand new later printing in gorgeous gift-quality condition. Expedited and international shipping are welcome. Signed by author.

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        Glöckner, Hermann. - Verwandlungen in Raum und Fläche. - Blatt III. - "Räumlich gebrochenes Band, liegend".

      . Farbsiebdruck / Farbserigrafie, in 3 Farben, auf weißem Karton, 1981. Von Hermann Glöckner. 29,9 x 40,0 cm (Darstellung) / 47 x 61 cm (Blatt). Unter der Darstellung in Bleistift monogrammiert: "HG". Verso Sammlernotizen. - Guter Zustand. Um die Darstellung kaum merkliche Ausblühung der Druckfarbe. Sonst ohne Mängel erhalten. Hermann Glöckner (1889 Cotta bei Dresden - 1987 Berlin). Deutscher konstruktivistischer Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. 1904-11 Besuch der Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule Dresden bei Edmund Schuchardt und Kurt Fiedler. 1914-18 als Soldat im 1. Weltkrieg. 1923/24 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Otto Gussmann. 1945 Verlust fast des gesamten Oeuvres durch Kriegszerstörung. 1945-48 Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Der Ruf". Lebte und arbeitete im Künstlerhaus Loschwitz in Dresden, in den letzten Lebensjahren auch in West-Berlin. Galt innerhalb der geduldeten konstruktivistisch-abstrakten Dresdner Kunstszene als zentrale Leitfigur. Zahlreiche Aufträge für baugebundene Plastik im öffentlichen Raum. 1984 Nationalpreis der DDR III. Klasse für Kunst und Literatur..

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        Glöckner, Hermann. - Verwandlungen in Raum und Fläche. - Blatt II. - "Räumlich gebrochenes Band, hochgestellt".

      . Farbsiebdruck / Farbserigrafie, in 2 Farben, auf weißem Karton, 1981. Von Hermann Glöckner. 40,4 x 29,9 cm (Darstellung) / 61 x 47 cm (Blatt). Unter der Darstellung in Bleistift monogrammiert: "HG". Verso Sammlernotizen. - Sehr guter Zustand. Ohne Mängel erhalten. Hermann Glöckner (1889 Cotta bei Dresden - 1987 Berlin). Deutscher konstruktivistischer Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. 1904-11 Besuch der Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule Dresden bei Edmund Schuchardt und Kurt Fiedler. 1914-18 als Soldat im 1. Weltkrieg. 1923/24 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Otto Gussmann. 1945 Verlust fast des gesamten Oeuvres durch Kriegszerstörung. 1945-48 Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Der Ruf". Lebte und arbeitete im Künstlerhaus Loschwitz in Dresden, in den letzten Lebensjahren auch in West-Berlin. Galt innerhalb der geduldeten konstruktivistisch-abstrakten Dresdner Kunstszene als zentrale Leitfigur. Zahlreiche Aufträge für baugebundene Plastik im öffentlichen Raum. 1984 Nationalpreis der DDR III. Klasse für Kunst und Literatur..

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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 Ian Fleming Bond books.

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        Lee Friedlander: Flowers and Trees (Special Limited Edition with One Vintage Gelatin Silver Print)

      Haywire Press, New City, New York 1981 - Price is net to all; promotional discounts do not apply.Special limited edition of 100 signed and numbered copies, plus 10 artist's copies, with one vintage gelatin silver print "Kyoto, Japan, 1977" (pl. 12 in the trade edition). Signed and numbered in pencil on verso. Copyright stamp in black ink on verso. Image 7-5/8 x 11-1/4 inches. Print housed in green cloth fold-over enclosure mounted inside the book's front cover. Housed in a violet cloth-covered slipcase. ABOUT THE BOOK: First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Burnt sienna cloth-covered boards (for the special edition), with title stamped in black on cover; spiral-bound (no dust jacket as issued). Photographs and design by Friedlander. Typography by Katy Homans. Includes a list of plates. Unpaginated (88 pp.), with 40 plates printed on heavy matte art paper by Stinehour Press, Vermont, and Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut, from tritone separations made by Richard Benson. A large fold-over portfolio-like design with a special spiral binding by Robert Burlen & Son, Massachusetts. 14-3/8 x 11-1/4 inches. [See: Peter Galassi, Friedlander. (New York: MoMA, 2005), "Books, Special Editions, and Portfolios" (pp. 444-459), #15.]. As New (from Friedlander's personal archive). Gorgeous botanical photographs from Friedlander's travels in the United States, Japan, Europe and Mexico during the 1970s. Signed by Author. As New (from Friedlander's personal archive) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'élève d'Aristote EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1981. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1981, 14,5x21,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 58 numbered copies on Arches paper véli only leading copies. Beautiful copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 58 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.

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        Holly.

      [Loughcrew:] Privately printed by Peter Fallon for the author, 1981 - Original green paper wrappers, title to front wrapper in black, single sheet sewn in with red thread. A fine copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the initial blank to the manuscript collector and dealer Roy Davids: "To Roy, with good wishes for a Christmas of [?] green splendour." This is one of 121 copies printed for use by Heaney as his Christmas card for 1981. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jane Peterson: An American Artist

      Privately Printed (J. Jonathan Joseph), Boston 1981 - A very sharp copy of the 1981 1st edition. #214 of 750 issued. THIS COPY ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the limitation. Solid and VG+ in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with 2 inconspicuous --and very small-- closed tears at the rear flap. Quarto, lovely reproductions thruout in crisp black-and-white and rich color. Impressive monograph on late 19th-early 20th American Impressionist Jane Peterson. Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Faces of the 20s. Portfolio of 12 signed prints

      1981. Signed. ABBOTT, Berenice.Faces of the 20s. Portfolio of 12 Signed Gelatin Silver Prints.New York: Parasol, 1981.Rare limited portfolio of 12 large gelatin silver prints, number 35 of only 60 issued, each impressive print signed and numbered in pencil on the matt by Abbott—?"the dean of American photographers?"—featuring her legendary 1920s portraits of James Joyce, Eugène Atget, Janet Flanner, Jean Cocteau, Edna St. Vincent Millay and others, in the original clamshell box.This rare portfolio, one of only 60 issued, contains 12 large gelatin silver prints, each boldly signed on the matt by Berenice Abbott, ?"the dean of American photographers?" (New York Times). With these defining images Abbott illuminates the particular brilliance of major 20th-century figures such as James Joyce, Eugène Atget, Janet Flanner and Jean Cocteau. Abbott began her career in Paris, when in 1923 she took a job as darkroom assistant to Man Ray. Impressed by her skill he ?"offered Abbott his studio to make her own portraits, and soon her reputation rivaled his. Their styles differed— Man Ray excelled at stylization and abstract composition, while Abbott sought naturalness and spontaneity— and many sitters who hired Man Ray wished to pose for Abbott as well. ?'To be ?'done?' by Man Ray or Berenice Abbott meant you rated as somebody,?' remarked Sylvia Beach, proprietor of the avant-garde bookstore Shakespeare & Co. In 1926, after a well-received one-person exhibition at a small Parisian art gallery, Abbott opened her own studio… Playing an important role in the lively critical debate on photography and modern art, she forged her own artistic philosophy.?" That approach was further realized with Abbott?'s return to New York in 1929 and a series of cityscapes inspired by the Parisian images of Atget, a major ?"precursor of modern photography?" whose influence was assured through Abbott?'s efforts (Yochelson, Fantastic Passion for New York). This collection of Faces of the 20s is especially significant in its inclusion of Abbott?'s 1925 portrait of Atget, taken shortly before his death, and her iconic 1928 portrait of Joyce, seen in a pensive yet elegant pose—images that define both the genius and humanity of these two legendary artists. Also contained in this impressive portfolio are Abbott?'s portraits of her close friend André Gide, of Edna St. Vincent Millay framed by velvety blackness, a portrait of Janet Flanner in a whimsical top hat and one of her partner Solita Solano, a portrait of Jean Cocteau gesturing at the camera and an evocative print of his hands at rest, as well as Abbott?'s portraits of Princess Eugène Murat, drummer Buddy Gilmore, Mrs. Raymond Massey, and Princess Marthe Bibesco, a writer and close friend of Gide and Cocteau. These exceptional signed prints genuinely express Abbott?'s firmly expressed belief that ?"Photography helps people to see?" (New York Times).An impressive suite of 12 signed prints in fine condition.

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        AN EASTER EGG HUNT

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1981 - The book is dedicated to Clement [Crisp] & Peter [assumed partner] with a reference to page 128. Links to Ballet through Clement Crisp and page 128 refers to Macmillan, also linked with the Royal Ballet. [typed letter states]: August 27 1972 ~ Cavalier Hotel, 10724 Wilshire BLVD. Los Angeles. Calif. 90024. The letter is quite revealing about the inner workings of 'Hollywood': Dearest Clement - Oh such dramas at The Listener in our absence. In writing of those critics who rushed in to print on the day of the Garden press conference, Ted called them 'sour and silly'. An editorial lady, without consultation, changed it to 'foolish and spiteful'. Anxious to make the cap fit, Oleg wrote saying it must mean him. John Percival demanded an apology. All this was waiting for us on arrival here, asking for an immediate reply. Ted wrote one. Then a phone call - all the way from London dear - saying that Oleg was going to sue and they didn't want to print the reply. Please plug into the bush telegraph, and let the whole story be widely known! I hope yourholiday was divine. We had a marvellous drive accross through fantastic scenery, staying in what is known locally as 'lugjury', with knee high wall to wall shag (!), vanitory areas and personalised cocktails. When you have twenty four hours to spare we will show it to you on our home movie screen. We rode Western style in Yellowstone and stamped on the Utah salt flats and Harriet had to hold the teaspoons in her hand when going through metal detectors so that we could board those horrible aeroplanes. We are now settled here as if we have never been away, caught in the poolside social whirl. I actually have an office at Twentieth Century Fox, and I loll back in the gold plastic interior of our motor as Ted chauffeurs me in past the gate guards. He wears a peaked cap and I fling the imaginery white fox stole. It is all rather splendid. He is in the extraordinary situation of having Don Siegal, Dino de Laurentis and Hal Wallis all wanting to make Santa Fe. He wants Siegal to make it, and has flown to Carson City for talks while the current film is being shot and you can imagine the transAtlantic excitement Ted will also do the screen-play whichever one is selected! A daye has elapsed. A hideous evening yesterday when I gave up speaking. Every time I spoke someone shouted across me about what pills they were taking for what and when. Even when asked a direct question, no-one listened to my answer. RUDE HORRID PEOPLE. And the dinner was heavy and cold. There are times when I know that if I didn't keep a teapot for my Californian visitsI would not get past the afternoons sane. Ballet non existant except for Tania's classes. We went to see Follies, quite the worst and most sentimental piece ever produced, which got all the awards! So why do I love it? Now I want to be in Jackson's Lane but within three weeks I shall be ACHING to return. Much love to you and Peter. 'Gillian' [hand signed in blue ink]. Also a postcard signed again by Gillian Freeman. ~ Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition / First Printing. Minor edge and corner wear to the D/J, lightly scuffed and scratched, some chipping at the head and tail of the spine. Retains price of £6.95 net on inside prelim. Rust coloured boards with gold gilt lettering to the spine all in a good condition. 143 pages are clean and tightly bound. ----- [SHIPPING] Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De Kafka à Kafka EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1981. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1981, 11x18cm, broché. - First Edition published only in paperback and for which he was not fired large paper one of the review copies. Touching and valuable autograph dedication signed by the author to his sister Marguerite glued on a card on the first guard: "Dear Marg, this book is not a book but if you put it in those dark days, my faithful, my deep affection. Maurice. " Envelope bearing the address of Marguerite Blanchot written by his brother Maurice glued on half-title page. Marguerite Blanchot, renowned organist Chalon Cathedral, remained all his life in the family home with his mother and aunt. "It will gradually become, for the family, as the memory of origins." Very close to Maurice, she regularly corresponded with the writer who reflects him great recognition for his dedication to their helpless mother. If intense affection Blanchot for his mother and his sister shines in dedications of it, we know almost nothing of their relationship. In the only biographical essay on Blanchot, Christophe Bident reveals, however: "Marguerite Maurice Blanchot worshiped his brother very proud of him, (...) it attached great importance to his political ideas (...) She read a lot (.... .) They phoned corresponded. A distance, they shared the same natural authority, the same concern for discretion. " Blanchot address him indeed many books from his library, now with her continuous intellectual link. A trace of marginal fold in the first flat foot. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale parue uniquement en format poche et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Emouvant et précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Blanchot à sa soeur Marguerite sur une carte encollée sur la première garde : "Chère Marg, ce livre qui n'est pas un livre mais qui te dit en ces jours si sombres, ma fidèle, ma profonde affection. Maurice." Enveloppe portant l'adresse de Marguerite Blanchot rédigée par son frère Maurice encollée sur la page de faux-titre.Marguerite Blanchot, organiste de renom à la cathédrale de Chalon, demeura toute sa vie dans la maison familiale, avec sa mère et sa tante. "Elle deviendra peu à peu, pour la famille, comme la mémoire des origines." Très proche de Maurice, elle correspond régulièrement avec l'écrivain qui lui témoigne une grande reconnaissance pour son dévouement envers leur mère impotente. Si l'intense affection de Blanchot pour sa mère et sa soeur transparait dans les dédicaces de celui-ci, on ne sait presque rien de leurs relations. Dans l'unique essai biographique sur Blanchot, Christophe Bident nous révèle cependant : "Marguerite Blanchot vénérait son frère Maurice. Très fière de lui, (...) elle attachait une grande importance à ses idées politiques (...). Elle lisait beaucoup (...) Ils se téléphonaient, correspondaient. A distance, ils partageaient la même autorité naturelle, le même souci de discrétion." Blanchot lui adresse en effet de nombreux ouvrages provenant de sa bibliothèque, maintenant avec elle un lien intellectuel continu. Une trace de pliure marginale en pied du premier plat. Agréable exemplaire.

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        The Prologues and Epilogues of the Restoration, 1660-1700. A complete edition, edited by Pierre Danchin. In seven (7) volumes.

      Publications Universite Nancy 1981 - Seven volumes. Nancy: Universite de Nancy, 1981-1988. All volumes first impression. §Four parts bound in seven volumes, as issued, the seventh volume being the Index. Originally issued in laminated paper covers, this set has been neatly and sturdily rebound in maroon cloth with printed paper labels to spines, and the original pictorial covers laid down on upper boards. A fine set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight 7 volume set, therefore additional postage will be charged - please contact us for a prior shipping quote and further information) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Butterflies of the Neotropical Region, Parts I, II, III, IV, V, VI & VII complete

      Hill House Publishers, 1981, Buckram, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, The third series of volumes of the multi-volume masterwork, Butterflies of the World. Complete in seven volumes. Includes, Part I: Papilionidae, Pieridae; Part II: Ithomiidae, Heliconidae & Morphidae; Part III: Brassolidae, Acraeidae & Nymphalidae; Part IV: Nymphalidae; Part V: Nymphalidae & Satyridae; Part VI: Riodinidae; and Part VII: Lycaenidae. Presumed first printings of the first editions, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1987, 1988, 1994, and 1995. Printed and bound in Singapore. Buckram and cloth hardboard bindings of various colors, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners, except that the boards of Part I are warped towards the fore edge and the corners are bumped. 13.5 x 10.25 inches. Text blocks firmly bound in. With xiv, 172, xii, 174-384, 386-525, 528-678, 680-877, vii, 880-1095, xi and 1098-1270 numbered pages, and including numerous stunning, full-color plates, some full page and all on coated stock. Exceptionally clean volumes, and very tight, with scarcely a hint of shelf life, except that there is page waviness to Part I and there are semi-creases at the top and bottom corners of Part I. Save for Part I, the volumes are almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJs, unclipped and lightly rubbed. On account of the condition of Part I (Very Good Minus/Very Good Plus), the set of seven volumes down-graded from Fine/Fine to a Near Fine set of copies in Near Fine DJs.

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        Helen Levitt: A Way of Seeing

      New York: Horizon, 1981 Hardcover SIGNED. First expanded edition, first printing, deluxe version. Fine hardcover in a custom acetate jacket in a Fine publisher's slipcover, no dj, all as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Helen Levitt; essay by James Agee; halftone photography by Richard Benson. xv + 68 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 9.75 x 10.75 inches. #179 of 250 deluxe copies, SIGNED BY LEVITT on the limitations page and numbered. The first book by Levitt (1913-2009), put together in 1946 and first printed in 1965. This version included 24 photographs not in the first edition and corrected Agee's text. Beautifully produced: the printing, by Meriden Gravure, is so fine it's impossible to see the half-tone dots. The only photographers Walker Evans "felt had something original to say were Cartier-Bresson, Helen Levitt and himself." (James R. Mellow) "At the peak of Helen's form there was no one better." (John Szarkowski) For the 1965 edition, see: Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol 1, p.252-253; Open Book, p.214-215; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p.178-179; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p.447. A seminal 20th century photography book.

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        MIYAKO ISHIUCHI: ENDLESS NIGHT

      Asahi Sonorama, Tokyo 1981 - np, 90 b&w illustrations. Text in Japanese and English. With a chronology. "Endless Nights" is noted Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi's third book. Featuring lush, sensuously dark images, it is a pensive study of the interiors and architectural details of abandoned former brothels in the former red-light districts of Yokosuka. A most handsome example of the 1981 Asahi Sonorama first edition of this uncommon item lacking its cardboard slipcase showing an innocuous soft crease to the last few pages that in no way affects any of the reproductions. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN (SIGNED 1st printing)

      Knopf, New York 1981 - 1981 Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 446 pages. SIGNED and dated, in person in NYC on Mr. Rushdie's book tour for Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. first edition first printing, Stated. 1st issue DJ with 13.95 price intact on flap. Binding is tight. Top page edges show foxing. Gray panels slightly soiled with uneven sunning. Burgundy binding slightly sunned. Corners show slight rubbing. DJ shows some uneven sunning. DJ spine shows sunning. Titles still bright. DJ corners show slight rubbing. Base of DJ spine has a small white sticker. Considered one of the most important novels published in the english language. Winner of the Booker prize and subsequently, the winner of the booker prize amongst all other booker prize winners. As a result of stated flaws, VG-/VG-. An important title, signed and dated in the 1st pressing by Sir Salman Rushdie. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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