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        LA DOCUMENTACIÓN PONTIFICIA DE URBANO IV (1261-1264). Dedicatoria y rúbrica manuscrita del autor.

      Instituto Español de Historia Eclesiástica. Monumenta Hispaniae Vaticana. Sección Registros, vol. VI., Roma. 1981 - 24 x 17. 476 págs.

      [Bookseller: angeles sancha libros]
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        The Sirian Experiments: The Report by Ambien II, of the Five - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0224018914 . First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper with publisher's price-sticker of £6.95. Signed and inscribed by Lessing in April 1981 to Ingmar [Bjorksten] - a Swedish writer who has been connected to the Nobel Prize committee - 26 years before Lessing received the award. An attractive and scarce association copy; In her Canopus in Argos series, Nobel laureate Lessing creates a "space" fiction universe to metaphorically explore spiritual, cultural and social issues. Volume III returns to the planet Shikasta of Vol. I, this time telling the story of human history and evolution from the Sirian perspective, a more bureaucratic and less advanced civilization. Booker Prize shortlisted in 1981; Canopus in Argos: Archives; Vol. 3 .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        GAME BIRDS

      Published by Collins, 1981. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine. Illustrated by Pledger, Maurice. Nearly fine condition with no wrapper. Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. Copy number 40 of 250. SIGNED by the artist and author. Contained in a matching green cloth slipcase in slightly better than very good condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Bynner's Photographs of Lawrence

      Great Southwest, Santa Fe 1981 - #39 of only 50 copies. Elegantly bound in a black cloth photo album tied with a ribbon, in a matching black slipcase with the title on the end. Photos mounted on black paper. All text, hand-lettered in white ink, is on the title page, limitation page and 2 following pp. of captions for the photos. 25 in all, they are prints made from Bynner's original negatives, and chronicle the trip he took with the Lawrences to Mexico, described in his book 'Journey with Genius". All parts in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PAGE ONE TOO]
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        Midnight's Children

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1981 - Very good, first American edition book, in very good dust jacket. Previous owner's name stamped on half-title page and also on front paste down underneath the front flap. Dust jacket spine is lightly sunned. Head and tail of jacket spine are lightly rubbed with slight chips and creasing and a 1/4" closed tear in the center of the head. Fore-edge corners of jacket are rubbed; upper front jacket edge has two closed vertical tears, both 1/4". Upper back edge of jacket is creased along the edge with 1/3" closed tear in the upper right corner, a 1/4" closed tear to the left of that one, and a 1/8" closed tear to the left of center. Not price clipped, internally clean. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R & G Bliss Books]
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        Le Chasse-Marée : Revue d'Histoire et d'Ethnologie Maritime. Nos.1-90.

      Le Chasse-Marée, Douarnenez, France, 1981, - (Le Chasse-Marée). Le Chasse-Marée : Revue d'Histoire et d'Ethnologie Maritime. Nos.1-90. (Douarnenez, France : Le Chasse-Marée, 1981-1995). Approximately 80 pages per volume. 4to, glossy black wrappers. The first 90 issues of this excellent and well-illustrated nautical magazine. Text in French. Fine. 600.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The River

      Verona: Plain Wrapper Press, 1981. Prima ed. di 120 es. numerati e firmati. ril mezza pelle, custodia (half-leather binding, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. A poem by Paul Zweig whit etchings by Roger Selden. Una poesia di Paul Zweig e 2 incisioni a colori di Selden, di cui una in copertina (cm 16x16). Edizione numerata ad personam con firme autografe degli Autori Volume stampato su torchio a mano Washington del 1847 da Gabriel Rummonds e Alessandro Zanella. Carta creata appositamente per questa edizione presso la cartiera Wookey Hole Mill. Incisioni tirate da Giorgio Upiglio a Milano. Es. 33 Edizione numerata ad personam con firme autografe degli Autori [Rummonds, 1999]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Great Jowett. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

      The Bodley Head 1981 - 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper; cloth gilt, gilt back, a fine copy in glassine dustwrapper. EDITION LIMITED TO 525 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Originally written as a radio play for the BBC, produced and narrated by Stephen Potter, and broadcast on Saturday 6 May 1939. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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      Roma: Galleria Arco d'Alibert & Etrusculudens, 1981. Prima edizione di 120 es. numerati. Quartini sciolti in cartelletta e custodia (Loose as issued in original portfolio and slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. Con 4 incisioni originali a colori a doppia pagina, numerate e firmate, di Paolo Cotani e 8 acquaforti-acquatinte originali in nero e a colori, numerate e firmate, di Ralph Gibson (da cm 13,5x20 a 20x31,5). Testo di Giorgio Ciucci e traduzione di J. Franchina Carta Rosaspina della Fabriano. Due tavole di Cotani sono state stampate in serigrafia polimaterica con 8 e 12 passaggi di colore. Le altre due sono state eseguite in litografia dalla Stamperia Bulla di Roma con 2 passaggi di colore

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        In the Garden of North American Martyrs

      NY: Ecco. (1981). The scarce first issue of the author's first collection of short fiction, with the dust jacket with a "$14.95" price. The price was lowered to $10.95 prior to publication and the later jacket was printed with the lower price. Signed by the author. Faint foxing to cloth; near fine in a near fine, lightly spine-tanned dust jacket with a closed edge tear at the upper front spine fold. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Firenze: Téchne, 1981. Edizione originale di 280 es. numerati e firmati. broch. Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Libroggetto realizzato a mano con tecniche e materiali diversi (collages, carte colorate, plastica, fili, lana, cartoline, coriandoli, fogli bruciati e tagliati ecc.). Testi poetici di Miccini Dal testo di Miccini: "Il titolo di questo libro, LIBER, gioca proprio sulla doppia valenza etimologica latina: libro/libero: pratica, dunque, non solo scrittoria ma anche vitale e autoriflessiva di un esercizio del logos: odio e amore che articolano enfasi ed esorcismo, apologia e discredito, mimesi e violazione, ecc., in modo da comprendere tutte le opposizioni e le coppie dialettiche del senso, appunto, della vita della nostra coscienza di uomini". Edizione originale di 280 es. numerati e firmati dall'Artista

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Le tue macchie nei miei occhi. Testo di Ida Panicelli.

      Bologna, Edizioni Studio G7, (1981). Stamperia d?arte Faietti Dante, Cavriago. Tiratura di 50 copie numerate e firmate da Omar Galliani. In 4to quadrato (cm. 30,5x30,5); velina protettiva originale; pp. 32 interamente illustrate da litografie originali. Una sola pagina di testo di Ida Panicelli. Favola del Giaguaro e la Luna. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        The Art of Living and Other Stories (Signed First Edition)

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1981 - First Printing. Signed boldly by the author directly to a second half-title page, following the title page. From the esteemed modern first collection of Joy Kritzer, the book is unread and is in absolutely fine condition. The extremely fragile paper dust jacket - which is now protected by a removable Brodart archival cover - is easily near fine+, with just the seemingly ubiquitous very light edgewear/light rubbing to the corners and spine ends. A beautiful collectible copy of one of the only signed copies available online, as Mr. Gardner perished in a tragic motorcycle accident shortly after publication. An incredibly scarce signed copy thus. Please be sure to check out the other signed John Gardner titles in my inventory. I ship all of my books bubble-wrapped in sturdy, very well-padded boxes, so they are guaranteed to arrive in the exact same condition as when they left. Please feel free to email with any questions/offers/trades and thank you for supporting small independent booksellers everywhere. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dexter's Book Cellar]
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        Sulfur: A Literary Tri-Quarterly of the Whole Art Volumes 1-32 Missing Volume 25

      Pasadena, California: California Institute of Technology. 1981-1993. First. First editions. Volumes 1-32 missing volume 25, 31 volumes total. Fine in wrappers. A very nice set. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Story of the Parrot and the Merchant. Interpreted By Zahra Partovi With Drawings By Don Kunz

      New York: Vincent Fitzgerald, 1981. Small 4to. (9 1/2" x 6 1/2"), 36 pp. with five woodblock prints. Number 39 of 50 special copies signed by the artist and translator and containing an extra bound suite of the five woodblock prints, all housed in the publisherâ??s gray slipcase. The total publication run was 200 copies, each on Rives paper. The letterpress text was printed at The Kelly/Winterton Press in Arrighi, Bembo and Rhapsodie types. Bound in tan wrappers, with the title printed in purple on the front cover. The author and title on the spine, and the author on the front cover are printed in brown. The companion suite is bound in matching wrappers, with no spine or cover printing. Fine, as issued. The Persian poet and mystic, Rumi, lived from 1207 to 1273. The interpretation of this parable is from Rumiâ??s first book of the Nasravi. The parable tells of a parrot that brings its merchant owner endless pleasure through beautiful song. The merchant plans a trip to India and asks the parrot what gift he should bring back. The parrot rejects a gift but requests the merchant to visit free parrots to tell them that the imprisoned parrot would like to visit them. Upon hearing the merchantâ??s message, one of the free parrots trembles and dies. The merchant explains that event to his parrot upon his return. After hearing about it, the imprisoned parrot trembles and falls dead. The merchant takes the parrot from his cage and lies it on the ground. The parrot is not dead after all, but flies away. The merchant is amazed at the parrotâ??s death and resurrection. The parrot explains to the merchant that the parrot in India showed that only silence would free the imprisoned bird.

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        Freiheit,die ich meine-La liberta in cui credo-Liberte en laquelle je crois

      Pro Sport, 1981.. gebundene Ausgabe. Deckel mit Gebrauchsspuren, Beitr. teilw. dt., teilw. engl., teilw. franz., teilw. ital., teilw. niederländ., teilw. span Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        The Ultimate Good Luck [Review Copy]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 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. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Les Grands Troubadours

      Sefer, Nice 1981 - In folio, plein velin décoré d'une illustration originale d'Ansaldi, sous étui d'éditeur. 151 pages, 16 planches dont une double, les illustrations ont été reproduites en sérigraphie et aquarellées au pochoir. Exemplaire numéroté et signé par l'éditeur et l'illustrateur. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Lanark: A Life in Four Books

      Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh 1981 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Author's excellent first book. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Studies and Sketches of a Bird Painter

      Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1981. Folio, profusely illustrated; a fine copy in full leather with original slipcase. This superb publication includes an introduction by the artist and additional text by Errol Fuller. Signed by the author, this is number seven of an edition limited to 500.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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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]

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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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