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        Cantata de Bomarzo

      Verona: Plain Wrapper Press, 1981. Edizione originale di 130 es. numerati. ril mezza pelle, custodia. Ottimo (Fine). Folio. A libretto by Manuel Mujica Lainez. Seven etchings by Luciano De Vita (cm 15x15; 34x17). The original Spanish text was translated into English by G. Rummonds Escritores Panamericanos: Two

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Bouquet de marguerites aux deux roses. Farbige Original-Lithographie.

      1981.. Bildgrösse: 64x47 cm. Unten rechts voll signiert, links bezeichnet "premier etat" und nummeriert 97/100. In Glasrahmen 80x60 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Musica con immagini

      Milano, 1981. Edizione di 250 + CL es. numerati e firmati. quartini sciolti in broch (loose as issued in soft covers). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo (cm 34x25). Johann Sebastian Bach, musica. Laura Alvini, clavicembalo. Alik Cavaliere, Vincenzo Ferrari, Gianfranco Pardi, Emilio Tadini, immagini. Album con interventi originali degli artisti

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        Photo-theater: Tokyo Elegy

      Tokyo: Tojusha (1981) - First Edition. Small square quarto. Many images in sequence, mostly black and white and shot between 1967-1972, with several iconic photographs interspersed among those previously unpublished. The juxtaposition of a highly charged erotic series followed by somber shots of Araki's father's funereal is indicative not only of Araki's artistic prowess, but also of the inherent risk taking that infuses the best of the Japanese photobooks. True to form, the book has a brilliant layout, design, and a subtly provocative dust jacket. Only one copy in OCLC. (Book of Nudes 188-189, obi not present.). Tiny indentation at the spine from having been involved in a bit of book bondage at the Tokyo book market, else fine in black wrappers with French flaps, fine white pictorial dust jacket (itself with a small indentation), and scarce black obi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Typed Letter - SIGNED

      1981 - Typed letter signed on Calvin Klein letterhead. Calvin Klein is an American fashion designer known for his womenswear, menswear, cosmetics, bed and bath linens, and other designer collections. Letter reads as follows: Dear Mr. Gamble: Somehow your letter has only just reached my desk. I am glad that you enjoyed the press kit and advertising portfolios I sent earlier, and am enclosing a copy of my most recent portfolio for you to add to your collection. Unfortunately after giving the matter some thought, I am unable to come up with any suggestions as to how to make your collection into a profit-making venture. Perhaps a local museum would like to house some of the items. I appreciate your interest, and wish you continued success with your collecting. Sincerely, Calvin Klein Fine Condition [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Legends In History]
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        Milano ritratti di fabbriche

      Milano: SugarCo, 1981. broch con risvolti (soft covers with flaps). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Prima edizione (First edition)

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        8 Poems

      (No place: Hollow Wind Press. 1981). First. First edition, wrappered issue. Stapled wrappers. Staining to the wrappers, a presentable, if fair only copy. One of 50 numbered copies Signed by the author. Additionally this copy is Inscribed to another poet and good friend. Wright has also made some corrections in the text, including deleting one line, and completely re-writing another. Rare. OCLC locates two copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Iconographia mycologica et supplementum. I-V. (complete).

      . Mediolani, Societa Botanica Italiana and Trento, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trento, 1981-1982 [REPRINT]. In five volumes. 4to. Text and 1,250 very fine coloured plates, all after watercolours by the author. Uniform half calf over leather-patterned boards. Spines with five raised bands, gilt-bordered compartments and gilt title. Front boards with gilt title.* This is the very well-produced reprint of the original edition from 1927-1933. Rare and out of print now. Much attention has been paid to the reproduction of the plates (on thick paper), and to the bindings. A fine clean set. Nissen BBI, 231; Schliemann, 143; Volbracht, 243..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Photo Street: No. 9

      [Japan: Photo Street Edition, (1981). Near fine in printed wrappers, a little faded along the spine and rear panel. The first volume of this periodical I have seen or handled; compelling publication.. First Edition. Octavo. The ninth volume of Japanese photography periodical Photo Street, featuring a series of black-and-white images printed on thin double-layered sheets of photographic printing paper. Subdivided into six sections, with portraits and street photographs by Nakai Katsumi, Maeda Yoshinori, Hara Kazuo, Kawaguchi Kazuyuki, Matsuda Kouichi, and Inoue Masafumi, shot throughout Okinawa and Tokyo. Text in English and Japanese.

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        On the Yankee Station and Other Stories

      London: Hamish Hamilton,, 1981. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Dampstain to the lower edge of both the cover and the rubbed dust jacket, which is lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Rolland Comstock with all good wishes, William Boyd".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Colin Smythe 1981 - First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper, with some very slight sunning to the back. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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      New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1981 - Octavo, cloth-backed boards. 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. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#103617) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        SIGNED* Tulan of the Isles: A Fully Populated Town (Midkemia)

      Midkemia Press 1981 - *SIGNED* Tulan of the Isles: A Fully Populated Town (Midkemia). This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Raymond E. Feist on the cover. tan wraps. Tulan is part of the Duchy of Crydee Ray Feist's role-playing campaign setting that became his novel 'Magician'. lacking map. some pencil underlining. 'revised edition' from 1981, although it appears to have been the 1st published version. 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board. Signed in person - a flyer, card, or bookmark from the signing event is laid in. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. All items subject to prior sale.} [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      Milano 1981 - 2 voll magnif. legat. in carta marbré con sovr. trasp. e identica cust., cm 42x30, I° vol. pp 77, 35 tavv a colori e una suite di 16 tavv. II° vol., 1 litogr. orig. di Guttuso di 99 firm. e numer. dall’A. Il ns. esempl. è il n° XIV.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        The Guiness Guide to 20th Century Fashion

      Guiness, 1981. F in worn DW. 29x21cm. very well illus in col and bw

      [Bookseller: R. E. Coomber Books]
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        A Complete Set of Sharpe Titles from Sharpe's Eagle Through to Sharpe's Escape

      Collins, London 1981 - A complete set of 21 first edition titles in dust wrappers. Starting with Sharpe's Eagle through to Sharpe's Escape. All books are in fine condition. A few of the early titles have lightly toned page edges, as is standard. All the books are free of any owner names or inscriptions and are tightly bound. The dust wrappers are in fine condition. All dust wrappers are free of any price clipping and present very well indeed. A very nice, complete set of first editions. ( For some reason I have omitted Sharpe's Gold from the scans. The book and wrapper are in fine condition with no fading to the wrapper's spine ) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 3. The Print. With the collaboration of Robert Baker.

      Boston: New York Graphic Society, Little, Brown and Company, 1981 - 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. ABA member]
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        The Maps and Text of the Boke of Idrography presented by Jean Rotz to Henry VIII now in the British Library. Edited by Helen Wallis with a Foreword by Viscount Eccles

      Oxford: Roxburghe Club, 1981. Large folio, with a coloured illustration on the title, 16 double-page coloured plates, and 11 illustrations in the text; original brown half-morocco, top edges gilt; a fine copy. FINISHED. Dieppe school: the Rotz atlas. First edition: one of only 200 copies for sale, and long out of print. This was the first publication of the Roxburghe Club to be offered for general sale outside the club's very exclusive membership. This is a magnificent production, reproducing in full colour Rotz's superb atlas of 1542, now in the British Library, with its celebrated charts of the coastlines of the world. Rotz's {i Boke }is the earliest surviving work of Dieppe hydrography to show "the Londe of Java", called by later Dieppe hydrographers "Java-la-Grande", and provides some of the strongest evidence in favour of an early Portuguese discovery of Australia, discussed by Helen Wallis in the Introduction ("Java-la-Grande: the first sight of Australia"). Rotz's life, times and works are also examined in detail and the plates are preceded by a transcription of the {i Boke}. Wallis's approach to the Dieppe maps and specifically to the issue of Java-la-Grande has been challenged, notably by W.A.R. Richardson in {i Was Australia Charted before 1606? The Jave La Grande Inscriptions} (National Library of Australia, 2006). Wallis provides one of the more sober approaches to a topic that has been a flypaper for crackpots (the well-named Trickett, one of many less than scholarly writers who have enthusiastically embraced the notion, even claimed in {i Beyond Capricorn }(Adelaide, 2007) that the Vallard map (see following item) showed Botany Bay so precisely that the Mascot runways could be drawn on it. From the Norman Wettenhall collection, with bookplate.

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        Dolan's Cadillac ---by Stephen King ( Lord John Press / letter )

      Northridge, CA.: Lord John Press, 1981, 1st Edition, 1st Printing - -------------trade paperback, a Fine copy of the ADVANCE PROOF edition which was reportedly limited to 100 copies, quite scarce, laid in to this copy is a signed letter from Herb Yellin of Lord John Press, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        Poema de Xul Solar.

      Ediciones Dos Amigos, Buenos Aires 1981 - One of 50 copies, all on velin d'Arches paper, each with a full-page original aquatint by Martha Ripoll, signed and numbered by her in pencil on the print. The text was composed and printed by Eduardo Audivert in 14pt. Bodoni in red. Page size: 12-3/4 inches x 10 inches, 16pp. Bound: loose in original gray wrappers printed in red with author, title, artist, publisher and date, fine. Xul Solar was the adopted name of Oscar Schulz Solari (1887-1963) Argentian painter, sculptor, writer and inventor of imaginary languages was closely associated with Jorge Luis Borges. His concerns and aesthetic impulses were always with the avant garde: his art and writings reflect a concern with games, language linking numbers and visual arts, expressionist poetry and Eastern philosophy. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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      1981 - Madrid, MCMXXXIV, Giner. Facsímil, 1981. Folio, XXIV p. 584 p. 2 h. Plena piel roja especial, estampada con los mismos motivos que el original, nervios, cabecera dorada y guardas con motivos cinegéticos. - Edición numerada, en buen papel, con amplios márgenes y 36 láminas añadidas en color y otras en blanco y negro dentro y fuera de texto, así como facsímiles de pragmáticas y un pliego rodado en color plegado. [Castellano 45]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        The Nuclear Age

      Portland: Press-22. (1981). Copy "G" of 26 lettered copies, the entire hardcover edition, signed by the author. An excerpt from O'Brien's work-in-progress at the time, printing the poem "The Balance of Power," which appears, much changed, in Chapter 4 of the finished novel. Fine in a fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        POWDER BURN (signed 1st)

      atheneum, New York 1981 - Atheneum, 1981, NY, 302 pages, 8vo. First Edition, First Printing. Stated. SIGNED by Carl Hiaasen directly to title page without inscription. Book and DJ are fine. Carl Hiaasen's first book. Co-authored with William D. Montalbano. Orange top-stain. Book appears unread. Square, clean and tight. Sharp corners. 1st issue DJ with $12.95 price intact. Only thing keeping this DJ from As-New condition is a diagonal wrinkle across rear of DJ and a small closed tear to edge. This is a superb signed copy of Hiaasen's first book. A true collector's item! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Hrsg. von Manfred Hellmann, Gottfried Schramm und Klaus Zernack.

      Stuttgart, Anton Hiersemann, 1981-2004.. 6 Bde. (in 9 = komplett). Gr.-8vo. Originale Verlagsleinen. (St.a.Tbrückseite und Schnitt). (NP 1507,-- EUR).. I. (in 2 Teilbänden): Bis 1613: Von der Kiever Reichsbildung bis zum Moskauer Zartum. Hrsg. von Manfred Hellmann. Unter Mitarbeit von Oswald P. Backus, Carsten Goehrke, Helmut Neubauer u. a. Stuttgart 1981-89. XII, 1 Bl., 715; VI, (716-) 1089 S., 2 Bll. II. (in 2 Teilbänden): 1613-1856. Vom Randstaat zur Hegemonialmacht. Hrsg. von Klaus Zernack. Unter Mitarbeit von Karl Otmar von Aretin, Günter Barudio, Alexander Fischer u. a. Stuttgart 1986-2001. X, 526; 5 Bll., (527-) 1250 S. III. (in 2 Teilbänden): 1856-1945. Von den autokratischen Reformen zum Sowjetstaat. Hrsg. von Gottfried Schramm. Unter Mitarbeit von Dietrich Beyrau, Gernot Erler, Thomas Steffens u. a. Stuttgart 1983-92. IX, 780; XII, (781-) 1784 S. IV. Register zu Band 1 bis 3. Hrsg. von Klaus Zernack, bearb. von Lothar Kölm und Christoph Schröder. Stuttgart 2002. 4 Bll., 167 S. V. (in 2 Teilbänden): 1945-1991. Vom Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs bis zum Zusammenbruch der Sowjetunion. Hrsg. von Stefan Plaggenborg. Unter Mitarbeit von Christoph Bluth, Klaus Gestwa, Otto Luchterhandt u. a. Stuttgart 2002-2003. XX, 593; XI, (594-) 1260 S. VI. Einführung in Literatur, Quellen und Hilfsmittel. Von Peter Hoffmann, unter Mitarbeit von Lothar Kölm. Stuttgart 2004. XII, 340 S.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat + Verlag Klaus Breinlich]
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        A Light in the Attic

      New York: Harper & Row, 1981. Later Printing. Signed by the author with a drawing of a flower on the front free end paper; inscribed to a previous owner. In Near Fine condition. The dust jacket shows very faint sunning to the edges, faint rubbing and very light hints of wear. A beautiful copy. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      1981. 1981 - Image size 120 x 85 mm, 4¾ x 3½ inches, showing a tall soft toy white goose with blue spots and a small soft toy Scottie dog. Signed in image bottom right: "Nicola Bayley 1981". No information available on whether this image was intended for or used in a book. Fine in large cream mount. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        DICTIONNAIRE BIOGRAPHIQUE DU MOUVEMENT OUVRIER FRANCAIS : 4 ème partie ( 1914-1939 de la première à la seconde guerre mondiale ) complet en 28 volumes/28

      Les Editions Ouvrières - Paris de 1981 à 1993. -- 28 volumes sur 28 ( TOMES 16 à 43 ). COMPLET POUR LA PARTIE 4ème ( 1914-1939 ) de A à Z y compris le tome 16 ( Introduction ) . les 28 ouvrages en Reliure éditeur cartonnée avec jaquette . Format in-8°( 25 x 16,3 cm )( 19,630 kgs l'ensemble ). PARFAIT ETAT . **************** Le Maitron est l'oeuvre de Jean Maitron, son créateur, poursuivie par 648 auteurs sous la direction de Claude Pennetier ainsi que des groupes de travail thématiques (professionnels, politiques et sociaux) et des groupes régionaux. ********************** FRAIS DE PORT FRANCE : colissimo recommandé 24 euros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Edward T Chow Collection Part Three. Ming And Qing Porcelain

      Sotheby Parke Bernet, Hong Kong 1981 - Hard Cover Book In Near Fine Condition. Po Name Sticker On 1St Page & Inscription On 2Nd Page. O W Perfect. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: By The Book]
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        Conjunctions: Set of Volumes 1-14

      New York: Conjunctions. 1981-89. First. Fourteen volumes, all first editions. Owner name in volume 1 else fine in fine dustwrappers. A splendid set of this hardcover literary journal. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Winston S. Churchill, The Official Biography, Companion Volume V, Part 2, The Wilderness Years 1929 -1935

      William Heinemann Ltd., London 1981 - 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 published between 1966 and 1988. Publication of the Companion volumes continues today. The Companion volumes for Volume V of the Official Biography are the most keenly sought and most prohibitive to acquire of all 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 - meaning that many Official Biography sets will forever do without. This is the second of the three Volume V Companions, a superlative copy of the British first edition, only printing. Condition is truly fine in a fine dust jacket. This is about as good as they come; the book appears unread. The red cloth binding is clean, tight, and square, showing virtually no wear and retaining a nicely rounded spine, sharp corners, and bright spine gilt. The contents are pristine. There is no sign of the looseness or gutter breaks that so often occur with this massive volume. There is no spotting and no previous ownership marks. The red topstain retains deep unfaded color. The fore and bottom edges are as clean and bright as the contents. The dust jacket is crisp, bright, and complete. There were two prices on the dust jacket flap - an original introductory price and then a higher price specified after 1 September 1981. Both prices are intact on this unclipped dust jacket. The spine print remains bright. We note no losses, tears, sunning, or soiling. Searching for flaws, we can report only a fractional hint of wrinkling at the bottom of the spine. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'ORDRE DE LA NOBLESSE - 7 BÄNDE - 1977 - 1992: Vol. 1 / Premier: 1er janvier 1977 - 30 juin 1978 / Vol. 2 / Deuxieme 1er jukllet 1978 - 31 decembre 1978 / 3 / Troisieme 1er janvier 1979 - 31 octobre 1979 / Vol. 4 / Quatrieme du 1er novembre 1979 au 31 decembre 1980 / Vol. 5 / Cinquime Familles d'Europe enregistrees in Ordine Nobilitas 1981-1982 / Vol. 6 / Sixieme 1983-1984 / Vol. 7 / Septieme 1985-1992.

      . Französisch. Z 2-; Einbände m. geringen Gebrauchs- u. Altersspuren, Stempel e. Privatarchivs, sehr schwacher Rauchgeruch, gesamthaft noch gut erhalten.. Roux, Maurice (Direction Generale): L' ORDRE DE LA NOBLESSE. Familles d' Europe enregistrees IN ORDINE NOBILATIS 1981-1992. Paris, Chez Jean de Bonnot. 7 Bände, fortlaufend 1977-1992. Goldgeprägte Ganzlederbände, Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, gr.-8vo., jeweils ca. 800-1000 S., Büttenpapier ++ Vol. 1 / Premier: 1er janvier 1977 - 30 juin 1978 / Vol. 2 / Deuxieme 1er jukllet 1978 - 31 decembre 1978 / 3 / Troisieme 1er janvier 1979 - 31 octobre 1979 / Vol. 4 / Quatrieme du 1er novembre 1979 au 31 decembre 1980 / Vol. 5 / Cinquime Familles d'Europe enregistrees in Ordine Nobilitas 1981-1982 / Vol. 6 / Sixieme 1983-1984 / Vol. 7 / Septieme 1985-1992.

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        TYPED LETTER Signed

      Rancho Mirage, CA 1981 - Typed letter signed on personal Gerald R. Ford letterhead and dated July 28, 1981 and in FINE condition with normal folds. Letter reads as follows: "Dear Peg and Al: I am writing to invite you to the Dedication of the President Ford Museum and related activities in grand Rapids, Michigan, on September 17th and 18th. there will be a dinner the evening of September 17th, followed by a Gala with Bob Hope as the Master of Ceremonies and other outstanding entertainers participating. A recption follows the Gala. the Museum will be dedicated on Friday, September 18th at 11a.m. I hope you can join Betty and me as our guests for the dinner, the Gala, the reception on thusday evening and, of course, the Dedication ceremonies on the 18th. Will you kindly let me know of your plans as early as possible, but not later than August 15, so I can inform the local committee. My address is: Post Office Box XXX Rancho Mirage, California 92270 or Phone XXX-XXX-XXXX Betty and I do hope you can be with us. Warmest best wishes, Sincerely, (signed) Gerald R. Ford". Fine Condition Gerald Ford was born on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. A star college football player, he served in the Navy during WWII. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1948, Ford represented Michigan's 5th District for nearly 25 years before suddenly finding himself at the crossroads of history. He was elevated to vice president, and then became the 38th U.S. president due to Richard Nixon's involvement in the Watergate scandal and subsequent resignation. Ford was defeated by Jimmy Carter in the 1976 election. He died in California in 2006. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Ultimate Good Luck [Review Copy]

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1981 - A review copy of his second novel, a hard-boiled thriller involving American expatriates in Mexico. Signed by the author. Partly because of the weak construction at the rear hinge, which tends to crack, this title has become harder to locate, particularly in fine condition, than his first book. This copy has just a hint of the start of a crack at the lower rear joint and is otherwise fine in a very near fine dust jacket with one tiny, closed edge tear at the heel. With publisher's review slip laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Barks Signed* Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck (#13 Signed #'d)

      Another Rainbow Publishing 1981 - Blue cover version. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Carl Barks on the Limitation page numbered 13 of 1875. Very Good (7 of 10) / in Very Good- slipcase (6 of 10). Signed again by Carl Barks on page 72 and inscribed "Thanks to Norma and Dave for ordering this painting when I was starving for a job! 3/20/82" opposite Oil #9 Blue Composition of Ducks, An Unusual nighttime portrait including only characters Barks himself created - Uncle Scrooge, The Junior Woodchucks (as the 3 nephews Huey, Dewey & Louie), Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose, Gyro's Helper, The Beagle Boys, Magica DeSpell, Medicine Man/Witch Doctor, Flintheart Glomgold, Larkies, Scrooge's Money Bin, & the 24 karet moon. Signed by Gare Barks on page 52 inscribed "Cheers, Norma + Dave - Love Gare" The spine has a light crease, and the binding is mildly shaken, this is obviously a well looked at copy, but not damaged. The slipcase illustration is noticeably faded (esp to the yellows/oranges) but otherwise unmarked, we were told it was kept on the coffee table in sight of the original painting. Many laid in Letters & papers: The original purchase receipt for this book #13/1875 signed in pencil by Gare Barks in 1982; Two typed pages about an oil painting "Blue Composition of Ducks" 1971, list of characters in the painting, etc.; Several copies of fan letters to & from Barks & Norma including a copy of a receipt for the oil painting "McDuck Composition in Blue" (purchased in 1972 for $150.); a typed page list of characters created by Barks; several scrap pages of notes about Norma + Dave's Barks collection. (See our listings for other Signed Carl Barks books & comics from this collection). * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. All items subject to prior sale.} [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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        Ludwig Kaas. Der Priester, der Politiker und der Gelehrte aus der Schule von Ulrich Stutz. 3. Bände

      Amsterdam : Grüner 1981 / 1982. Gebundene Ausgaben in Leinen mit Goldprägung,. 23 cm. Bd. 1 : Kanonistische Studien und Texte ; 707 S. ; Bd. 2 : Kanonistische Studien und Texte ; 748 S. Bd. 3 : Kanonistische Studien und Texte ; 613 S. Alle Bände im sehr guten Zustand..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Erwin Scheiffers]
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        Autograph sketch leaf from the full score of the composer's "Summersong" for 23 wind instruments. Signed.

      - Chaitkin's teachers included Dallapiccola, Shifrin and Imbrie. 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Taschenlexikon Der Farben - 1440 Farbnuancen Und 600 Farbnamen

      Germany: Muster-schmidt Verlag. Hardcover. 242 pages. Text in German. Viewing aid laid inside back board. Moderate wear to dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1981. Reprint.

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        The Screenplay of the French Lieutenant's Woman [With a Foreword by John Fowles] - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by One Author. Hardcover. 022401983X . A handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition SIGNED directly on the title page by John Fowles, the author of The French Lieutenant's Woman. Fine dustjacket, publisher clipped and £6.95 price sticker above original clipped price; John Fowles was convinced that Harold Pinter was the only playwright who could overcome some of the aspects of his novel that would prove difficult to the screenwriter. He said of Pinter that he had the gift for "reducing the long and complex without distortion. " (from the cover) The novel is the basis for the 1981 film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Log of the Union. John Boit's Remarkable Voyage To the Northwest Coast and Around the World 1794-1796

      Oregon Historical Society, Portland Oregon 1981 - A superb copy on the limited edition, in the Dust Jacket and Slipcase. Inscribed by the illustrator. laid in is an original pencil line drawing by Jackson. #49 of 150 deluxe copies. The canvas cloth on the slipcase matches the book design. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MPWarner.Books]
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        Collection Of Architectural Designs Which Have Been Executed And Objects Whose Execution Was Intended * Sammlung Architectonischer Entwurfe Enthaltend Theils Werke Ausgefuhrt Sind Theils Gegenstande Deren Ausfuhrung Beabsichtigt

      Exedra Books 1981 - 2 back cloth volumes & loose plates in large cloth dropback case. Chicago: Exedra Books, 1981. Large oblong folios. Immense. 25" x 20" x 3.75" (64 cm x 20 cm x 9.5 cm) pp. [25]; 3 p.l., 54, [3] + 174 plates. Limited Edition of 1000 numbered copies, consisting of a facsimile reprint of the 1866 edition published by Ernst & Korn of Berlin, along with a separately bound English translation of Schinkel's plate descriptions. The 2 volumes and plates are in fine conditon, with no wear of any sort. The case has a 1" tear at joint. This is a very heavy and large book, thus international shiping will be very expensive. Schinkel's neoclassical and neogothic buildings can be seen in Neue Wache and the Schauspielhaus. See Prof. Rand Carter's introductory essay for additional introduction to Schinkel's work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Typed Letter Signed to Amiri Baraka [with] Typed Manuscript Signed of McClure's "Poem by Amiri Baraka from a dream"

      One page Typed Letter Signed ("Miguel") to Amiri Baraka. Old folds from mailing else about fine with original envelope postmarked in 1981. An interesting letter, McClure celebrates the fact that Baraka is out of jail, and then later, in part: "The other night - the night of the Summer Solstice - Joanna and I were sleeping out under the stars on the porch and I dreamed that I was typing a poem of yours. It was a really gorgeous (as most of yours are) piece and it had a column of sounds running down the side. When I got up in the morning the shape of the poem was very clear in my mind and I began typing what I saw. Here 'tis." McClure goes on to relate a similar dream about a broadside poem by Philip Whalen. [With] One page Typed Manuscript Signed ("Michael McClure") of the poem in question. Old mailing folds, else fine. The 46-line poem was later published in McClure's Fragments of Perseus in 1983 by New Directions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Families Somerville, Somervaill, Summerall, Summerell, Summerill, Summerlin, Sumlin, Sumrall and Sumrill

      Houston, TX: James H. Hines. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Coat of Arms; 649 pages .

      [Bookseller: Storbeck's]
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        Plakat - Monde nouveau - Air France . Lithographie.

      Paris, Mourlot, 1981 - 100 x 60 cm, Zustand A. 1200 gr.

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      New York: The Viking Press,. [1981]. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. Review slip and publisher's publicity sheet laid in. A fine copy in. fine dust jacket. A nice association copy. (#128836). First edition, first printing, trade issue. Released prior to the limited Mysterious Press issue. Signed inscription by King dated 15 January 1982 to a mystery book publisher and bookseller (who published the limited issue of this book) on the front free endpaper. Filmed in 1983.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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