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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.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        CUJO

      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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        Cujo ---signed By Stephen King

      N.Y.: Viking / Mysterious Press, 1981, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, the Signed, Slipcased Limited Edition, 1981. ----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine acetate dustjacket, in a Near Fine / Fine slipcase, signed by KING, one of 750 copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Cujo

      The Mysterious Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1981 - Published in New York by The Mysterious Press in 1981. Special limited edition of 750 signed and numbered copies. This copy is SIGNED and numbered by the author on the limitation page, which indicates that this copy is number 609 of 750. Red cloth with gilt design, rule and lettering, original acetate jacket and matching cloth slipcase as issued. Book fine. DJ fine. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        George's Marvellous Medicine

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1981. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. Light rubbing to ends and corners of both book and jacket, jacket faintly toned, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Signed by Quentin Blake on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Butterflies of the Neotropical Region, Parts I, II, III, IV, V, VI & VII complete

      Victoria, Australia: Hill House Publishers, 1981. 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.. First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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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 dust jackets and printed slipcases. A fine set. Facsimile edition. Reproducing the original design and dust jacket artwork of all the James Bond first editions. Together with a promotional pamphlet and letter.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Playscript]: I Remember Mama: The Musical

      (Alexander H. Cohen and Hildy Parks) / Rodgers and Hammerstein, New York 1981 - Playscript. Mimeographed leaves printed rectos only, screw bound into embossed black wrappers. Very near fine. Rodgers and Hammerstein label on first leaf noting that this copy has been revised for their production company in 1981. This musical, the last to be composed by Richard Rodgers (who died in 1979), is an adaptation of the comic play that Rodgers and Hammerstein produced in 1944. That in turn was adapted from Kathryn Forbes's novel *Mama's Bank Account*, and was the basis for the 1948 George Stevens film with Irene Dunne as Mama. This musical version featured music by Rodgers and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Laid in is a master property list, and a letter from a Rodgers and Hammerstein executive to a set designer offering $1000 for him to design sets for the play. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        United States Reports. Official edition. Vols. 364-457 (1960-1981)

      1981 - United States Reports. Official edition. United States Supreme Court. Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court. opinions and decisions. Washington: Government Printing Office. Vols. 364 to 457, in 94 books (1960-1981). Hardcover. Original tan cloth with upper red and lower black gilt stamped lettering pieces. Ex-library, most volumes with light to moderate spine creases, stamped on page edges, property marks on front and inside covers, good condition. Reprint Price USD 6,392. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Ohne Titel.

      [Wien], -, 1981.. Gouache. 72 x 105 cm. Gerahmt.. Monogrammiert, dat. '81. - Schmalix, (1952 - ), studierte von 1971 bis 1976 an der Akademie der Bildenen Künste Wien, seit 1997 ist er dort Professor. 1983 nahm er u. a. an der Kunstausstellung "Aktuell 83" teil. Seit 1984 hält Schmalix sich im Ausland auf: erst eine Zeit lang auf den Philippinen, dann in den USA und übersiedelte 1987 nach Los Angeles, wo er auch heute noch lebt. Er wurde zu Beginn der 1980er Jahre als Exponent der "Neuen Malerei" international bekannt. (Zitat) - Die Abbildung zeigt einen Ausschnitt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Music for Chameleons

      Signet-New American Library, New York 1981 - . xviii + 265 pages; humorously inscribed and signed on the half-title page by Truman Capote, "For the (underlined) Miss Jones with good wishes from an admirer of beauty and mystery The (underlined) Mr. Capote"; accomplished in Capote's half-printed half-script hand, penned in blue ink; the story behind the commentary is that the young Kaylie Jones, author and daughter of James Jones (of 'From Here to Eternity' fame) was in the famous Hamptons watering hole Bobby Van's and Capote was at the bar - she went up to him, reminded him who she was - and said she was reading (this) his current book - Capote kindly responded with his inscription; additionally ownership-signed by the Kaylie Jones on the front endpaper; inscription not dated, circa early 1980s before Capote's death in 1984, with very good provenance - directly from the recipient; a paperback with some wear and rubbing; darkening of pages, as usual for the paper; in good condition; a nice assocation between the aspiring young author and the experienced and witty Capote. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Certain Books, ABAA]
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        The Ionian Mission

      1981 - Fine copy in price-clipped dust-wrapper [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly into the Past (Signed Lettered Edition)

      Capra Press, Santa Barbra, CA 1981 - First Edition. One of 26 lettered copies (this being Letter "V") SIGNED by author Ross Macdonald and Eudora Welty, who contributes the introduction. An autobiography of sorts for Macdonald, quite elegant, comprised of sections composed by him at various points in his career. Fine in black leather, in a paper-covered slipcase as issued, with the corners of the slipcase lightly rubbed. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Chinese Porcelain Collections in the Near East: three volumes in case Topkapi and Ardebil

      Hong Kong University, 1981 - Three quarto hardcover volumes, frontispiece, xi, 1000pp., 84 colour and 424 monochrome plates, maps, bibliography, index. Black cloth boards with white titling. All in fine condition encased in a slightly scuffed, blue clip-up cloth covered bookcase with cream peg fasteners and white decoration and lettering. The introductory volume together with that on the collections of Chinese porcelain from the Topkapi Sarayi in Istanbul and the Ardebil Shrine in Tehran were first published in 1972 in a three volume Japanese limited edition, now out of print. Volume one broadly outlines the history of porcelain in China, the trade routes, the foreign influence on blue and white porcelain along with its design and stylistic characteristics. Volumes two and three give details of individual pieces and wares in the Topkapi and Ardebil collections (many of these are presented as tipped-in images). From the eighth century onwards Chinese porcelain has been exported along overland routes across Iran, Turkey, the Silk Road and even into Russia as well as the sea routes both in Southeast Asia and from ports in Africa to the Black Sea. These wares were valued as symbols of authority and status and collected by appreciative users. The collections at Topkapi and Ardebil date back to the mid fourteenth century. The background, origins, stylistic techniques and decoration is analysed by the author. The Yuan dynasty saw the rapid development in China of the Persian techniques of blue and white decoration, but applied to existing Chinese designs. The cobalt pigment often referred to in Chinese sources as Mohammedan blue had the advantage that it could be applied with comparative ease and this made possible the use of the high firing temperatures above 1300 degrees C required to produce fine porcelain without loss of colour. The demands of Arab traders for particular styles of pottery were of great influence at this time along with the export of cobalt from the Middle East and Africa. The author discusses in detail the design characteristics of the porcelain both in terms of dating as well as artistic expression. Chinese blue and white porcelain was a medium for the expression of artistic, social, historical and religious beliefs as well as displaying foreign influences and elements from its early Buddhist, Islamic, Persian and Arab associations such as the lotus, Arabic script and abstract designs. Well organised and brilliantly researched.

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        Robert Crumb. Sketchbooks 1982-2011 (volumes 7 -12) (Signed) (Limited Edition)

      Taschen, 2012. Hard Cover. New. Robert Crumb. SIX BOOK BOXED SET limited to just 1,000 copies worldwide with signed color art print. First Edition. This six-book boxed set is the first collection of Robert Crumb sketches to be printed from the original art since the hard-bound, slipcased, seven volume series issued by the German publisher Zweitausendeins between 1981 and 1997. Unlike the Zweitausendeins edition, which included every doodle ever made by the preeminent underground artist, this best-of edition has been personally edited by the notoriously picky artist to include only what he considers his finest work, including hundreds of late period drawings not published in previous sketchbook collections. Robert Crumb requested that the books representing the second half of his career be published first due to fan demand for new Crumb material (Volume 1 covers the period 1982-2011, and Volume 2 covers the period 1964-1981). In the last 20 years Crumb's artistic output has slowed considerably, making new works more rare and highly prized. This collection of over 600 unseen drawings created between 1996 and 2011 makes this a must-have collectible for every Crumb fan. The slipcased set is made with loving attention to detail in a size and format selected by the artist. Each book in the boxed set contains 224 pages, for a total of 1,344 pages of prime Crumb. The set includes a hand-written introduction, and marbleized page edges from a design created by the artist. Each set of this 1,000-copy limited edition also includes a signed color art print of a Crumb original. 1344 pages. Full Colour illustrations. 8" x 11" (203mm x 279mm).

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        Das Banat Und Die Banater Schwaben

      Landsmannschaft Der Banater, Munich, Germany 1981 - (full book description) Landsmannschaft Der Banater, Munich, Germany, 1981. 1st Edition Fine/VG, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=8.5"x11.5, 2019pgs. 100's B/W Photos, Maps. GERMAN TEXT. 4 Volumes complete. Volume 2 DJ has 3" and 1" tear, Volume 3 DJ has 1/2" tear and 1/2" scrape mark, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. SCARCE 4 Volume Set!! 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Edward Steichen: The Early Years, 1900-1927

      Gordonsville, GA: Aperture Publishers. 1981. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Newhall and Calderone, all on BFK Rives paper, from a total issue of 1,100. Page size: 19-5/8 inches x 15- 11/16 inches. Illustrated with 12 photographic images made by means of the Talbot-Klic photogravure process. The chrome-faced copper plates were made by Jon Goodman and Richard Benson. Eleven plates were made using the dust-grain technique and one plate using a specially prepared screen. The plates were hand pulled on the presses of the Atelier de Taille Douce (Saint-Prex, Switzerland). The texts were set in Monotype Bembo and printed by The Stinehour Press. The Design is by Wendy Byrne. Bound: loose in portfolio case, bound in Indian tussah silk and Curtis Tweedweave paper by Brick and Ballerstein. & In 1969, Edward Steichen proposed that Aperture publish his early photographs as hand-pulled photogravures. Three plates were made from the original negatives Steichen provided for this portfolio. Where suitable negatives no longer existed, the finest examples of Steichen&#39;s vintage prints were lent. The result is a portfolio of great beauty containing Steichen&#39;s iconic images. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9373.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Three Pears and an Apple: Photogravure by Edward Steichen from The Early Years 1900-1927 Portfolio

      Aperture Inc., New York, NY 1981 - Aperture, Inc., New York, NY. 1981. Paper Size 20" X 16". Image Size 12 1/2" x 9 3/4". Single page photogravure from portfolio published by Aperture in 1982. The portfolio was produced in an edition of 1,000 with the first 500 printed on 300 gram Rives BFK paper. This image comes from portfolio number 437. This hand-pulled dust-grain photogravure is printed by master photogravure printer Jon Goodman. Item Condition: Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: 871 Fine Arts Bookshop]
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        American Frontiers: Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1867-1874 [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

      Aperture (1981), New York - 1/200. Sm. oblong quarto. 118,[1]pp. Gold-stamped green cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine in matching slipcase. Signed by Joel Snyder on limitation page. Frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs of the American West. Book accompanied by 12" x 10" matted albumen print of Cooleys Park. Print rests in stiff (17" x 21 3/4") tan paper-covered portfolio with stamped gold lettering within red border on cover. Text below print: "Cooley's Park, Arizona, 1873. Timothy H. O'Sullivan (1840-1882). Gold-toned Albumen print derived from the original negative and authorized by the National Archives and Record Service, Washington, D. C. This print is number 142.in an edition limited to one hundred prints and twenty proofs." Portfolio in original protective wrapping paper. Book and print in fine condition. With original publisher's shipping box. Top edge of box open, some wear to box. Scarce. "Cooleys Park was taken during one of the expeditions Timothy O'Sullivan made out West in the late nineteenth century in Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado.This image was taken in Arizona, close to the canyons and rock dwellings where several tribes where living at the time. O'Sullivan's Western photographs represent not only an explorer's first encounter with a startling new terrain, but also an artist's vision of the power of nature, at once threatening and awesome. Traversing American frontiers of land and photography, O'Sullivan encountered the Western wilderness and documented the outposts of an advanced civilization." (Source: Aperture Foundation) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Art of Maurice Sendak - UNIQUE COPY WITH ORIGINAL SENDAK DRAWING!

      Bodley Head London 1981 - ORIGINAL WILD THING DRAWING on the front end paper makes this wonderful survey of the artist's work a supreme collectable. Maurice Sendak has drawn the picture and inscribed it thus: 'For Peter Kettle BOO! Maurice Sendak May '82'. This is a perfect first printing of the UK first edition. Original pictorial cloth covers with Sendak illustration from 'Where the Wild Things Are' printed on front and back, covered with a transparent glassine wrapper with white lettering on spine, front cover and inside turn backs, terracotta end-papers. 261 illustrations, including 94 plates in full colour, 3 folding plates and one popup illustration, with a chronology of books and index. Sendak, born in Brooklyn and now in his eighties, gained widespread international acclaim after writing and illustrating 'Where the Wild Things Are', which was turned into an opera and recently a film. Before Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak was best known for illustrating Else Holmelund Minarik's Little Bear series of books. This wonderful and large scale survey of his work has never been surpassed, and this unique copy is highly desirable. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOKSNIFFER]
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        Christopher Pratt.

      [Toronto]: Quintus Press, [1981]. - oblong, folio. pp. 209. 81 hand-tipped colour & b/w plates. Original signed silkscreen print 'Labrador Sea' by Christopher Pratt limited to 93 copies loosely laid in. Signed by Christopher Pratt, David Silcox & Meriké Weiler. loosely inserted prospectus with two tipped-in plates loosely inserted. Quarter Oasis Niger goatskin and Bolton natural finish linen boards (spine sunned). linen slipcase. Edition limited 279 signed & numbered copies of which this is one of 93 copies containing an original signed silkscreen print titled &#145;Labrador Sea&#146;. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Die Naturwissenschaften. Wochenschrift für die Fortschritte der Naturwissenschaft, der Medizin und der Technik (ab 1924: Wochenschrift für die Fortschritte der reinen und der angewandten Naturwissenschaften. Organ der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte und Organ der Kaiser Wilhelm Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften; ab 1967: Organ der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften. Organ der Gesellschaft deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte), 8. Jg. (1920) &#150; 68 Jg. (1981). Fehlend?(missing): 1924, 1925, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938, 1939, Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also particular volumes available.

      Berlin (später Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), Springer Verlag, 1920 &#150; 1981. - Von dem Physiker 1913 ins Leben gerufen, waren &#132;Die Naturwissenschaften" vor allem in den zwanziger und dreißiger Jahren &#150; neben der englischsprachigen &#132;Nature" &#150; eine der weltweit angesehensten Fachzeitschriften, im Besonderen der Disziplinen Physik und Chemie. Im internationalen Rang dieser Zeitschrift spiegelt sich die überragende Rolle deutscher Physiker und Chemiker in ihren jeweiligen Fachdisziplinen wider. So wurde zwischen 1907 und 1932 der Nobelpreis in Physik siebenmal, im Fach Chemie gar neunmal an deutsche Wissenschaftler verliehen. Alle Preisträger waren publizistische &#132;Stammkunden" der &#132;Naturwissenschaften", die unter anderem für die sehr rasche Veröffentlichung eingehender Manuskripte bekannt waren, worauf es in einer Zeit der Umbrüche und der sich überschlagenden Neuigkeiten in besonderem Maße ankam. Legendär ist unter anderem eine Episode um Otto Hahn und Fritz Strassmann, die ihre bahnbrechenden Forschungen zur Uranspaltung selbstverständlich stets in den &#132;Naturwissenschaften" veröffentlichten. Als Hahn kurz vor Weihnachten 1938 glaubte, den entscheidenden Durchbruch erzielt zu haben, rief er den mit ihm befreundeten Leiter des Springer Verlages, Paul Rosbaud, an, worauf Hahns Manuskript umgehend in die nächsterscheinende Ausgabe wanderte. de 150000 Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand. Auch innen sehr gute Exemplare; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Mit Bibliothekssigeln der Bonner Sternwarte. In toto sehr schöne Sammlung dieser bedeutenden Zeitschrift der Naturwissenschaften, in der sich wie in kaum einem anderen Periodikum die deutsche Wissenschaftsgeschichte widerspiegelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Bis 1945 (until 1945): EUR 50,00; nach 1945 (after 1945): EUR 25,00. Jahrgänge 8 (1920) &#150; 68 (1981). Schwarze Ganzleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Format: 26,5 x 19 cm (ab 1946: 29,5 x 21 cm). Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger bräunlicher (später: grauer) Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken bzw. Leinenkanten. Jeder Band mit ca. 1.000 Seiten (spätere Jahrgänge mit ca. 700 S.).

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        Predicted Future Inventions'.

      Amsterdam, Galerie Brinkman (1981). White cloth-covered cardboard portfolio (hardcover), 78 x 58 cms., containing 7 text-leaves with screenprinted b/w illustrations showing the artist at work and 6 original black-and-white lithographs, 76 x 56 cms., printed on 'BFK-rives 270 gram' at Rento Brattinga, Amsterdam, all signed, dated '81' and numbered '29/30'. Six predicted future inventions, which Engels shaped whitin 6 double-pages. The double-image consists of the predicted future invention, lithographically drawn in a complete darkened studio. The lithograph is flanked by a silkscreen page with text and an infra-red photograph of the drawing-action. Loosely inserted an illustrated and folded invitation on Pieter Engels by Galerie Yaki Kornbl - Amsterdam, Galerie Brinkman (1981). White cloth-covered cardboard portfolio (hardcover), 78 x 58 cms., containing 7 text-leaves with screenprinted b/w illustrations showing the artist at work and 6 original black-and-white lithographs, 76 x 56 cms., printed on 'BFK-rives 270 gram' at Rento Brattinga, Amsterdam, all signed, dated '81' and numbered '29/30'. Six predicted future inventions, which Engels shaped whitin 6 double-pages. The double-image consists of the predicted future invention, lithographically drawn in a complete darkened studio. The lithograph is flanked by a silkscreen page with text and an infra-red photograph of the drawing-action. Loosely inserted an illustrated and folded invitation on Pieter Engels by Galerie Yaki Kornblit (16/9 - 12/10, 1989), Amsterdam, titled: 'Style as Dogma is the Vehicle of Standstill, Pieter Engels Retrospective/1958-1989'. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Guide to Religious Ritual at Abydos

      Aris and Phillips - Wiltshire - 1981 - Fine - An excellent, landscape format paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR to the title page. As new condition throughout. Full of detailed diagrams and accompanying text. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dooibroek- en Duiven(hok)-registraties. MINT COPY.

      ('s-Hertogenbosch), Jan de Bie, (1981). Original portfolio consisting wooden panels containing colour silkscreen illustrations on the outside/inside, kept together with four large black ties, 55 x 40 cms., containing 14 silkscreen prints in black, red, grey, green, white and blue printed on seven sheets of brown paper, signed in (thick) black brush 'Jan de Bie' and numbered '85' on the inside of the front panel. HOUSED in the original artist's corrugated cardboard wrapper, stamped 'Jan de Bie - Duiven - Map Dooibroek' added 4 illustrations of pigeons. - ('s-Hertogenbosch), Jan de Bie, (1981). Original portfolio consisting wooden panels containing colour silkscreen illustrations on the outside/inside, kept together with four large black ties, 55 x 40 cms., containing 14 silkscreen prints in black, red, grey, green, white and blue printed on seven sheets of brown paper, signed in (thick) black brush 'Jan de Bie' and numbered '85' on the inside of the front panel. HOUSED in the original artist's corrugated cardboard wrapper, stamped 'Jan de Bie - Duiven - Map Dooibroek' added 4 illustrations of pigeons. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Koran

      [Glasgow: D. Bryce & Son, c1906]. ?The [miniature] Koran is another almost legendary title published by Bryce...During World War I many copies were issued to Muslim soldiers fighting with the Allied troops and were often regarded as talismans. Lately it has become increasingly difficult to find copies of this book which thirty years ago was so common that an oriental bookseller of my acquaintance had an entire drawer full of them...The great economic, political and spiritual revival which has taken place in the Arab world may perhaps account for the present scarcity and have led to the absorption of most of the remaining copies.? (Bondy, 1981) Bondy p. 111. 2.7 x 1.8 cm. Arabic text. unpaginated. india-paper. title within decorated border. headpieces & marginal decorations. contemporary gilt-stamped limp brown morocco, kept in original metal locket (3.3 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm.) with inset magnifying glass in upper lid (metal locket rusty & not closing)

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        Spanking the Maid. Red Satin Bound Limited Edition of 95, with Fair Copy page tipped in

      Bruccoli Clark, Bloomfield Hills, MI [Columbia, SC] 1981 - Bloomfield Hills, MI and Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark, 1981. First Edition. Illustrated by Erica (Rikki) Ducornet. Quarto, 53 pp. As new, pristine and flawless. The special signed, limited edition - of 95 copies only - in cushioned red silk fine binding, gilt imprinting, Artemis paper, marbled endpapers, and with a page of Coover's own fair-copy handwritten manuscript tipped in on the verso of the half-title. Not to be confused with the larger limited run of 505 copies, this one is definitely meant for display; a stunning visual treat. Coover's often [and usually humorously] misunderstood farce-masterpiece of soft erotica and allegory, in its most collectible form; buy the trade issue if you want to read it. Visual sumptuousness of the book itself befits the character of the tale, and soft, symbolic illustrations by Rikki (Erica Ducornet) carry the tone. Eye candy on the cocktail table, but cosset it between soirees. One of Daphne Merkin's favorite S/M books. L-19 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        HELEN LEVITT: A WAY OF SEEING, WITH AN ESSAY BY JAMES AGEE - DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      Horizon Press, New York 1981 - np, 90 b&w illustrations. Designed by Marvin Hoshino. "A Way of Seeing" is the late Helen Levitt's classic presentation of New York street photography accompanied by an incisive essay by James Agee. Limited to two hundred and fifty copies only, this example is from the 1981 Horizon Press deluxe edition that was completely redesigned from the 1965 Viking first printing; containing a revised text along with twenty-four additional images. It is bound in 1/4 gilt stamped vellum over gilt stamped blue boards, and is housed in a blue linen slipcase. A most handsome copy (whose 1965 first edition is cited on pages 252-253 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 214-215 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", and pages 178-179 of "The Book of 101 Books") SIGNED AND NUMBERED 31/250 by Helen Levitt in black ink on the colophon, as issued, showing some sunning to the slipcase along its extremities. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Water Music

      Boston: Atlantic/Little Brown. (1981). First. First edition. A hint of wear at the extremities else a square, near fine copy in very good or better dustwrapper with faint tide marks to the spine and a touch of loss at the crown. Inscribed by the author to his brother-in-law: "Hank: with love, T. Coraghessan Boyle." A nice association copy of the author&#39;s second book and first novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Caribbean Account (SIGNED)

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1981. Very good copy of stated first printing of first edition (true first) in very good plus Brodarted dust jacket. Book is bumped at head and tail of spine, lightly sunned at top and bottom edges of boards, lightly soiled at top of text block, one small stain to fore-edge, back board bumped at lower left, slight spine slant. Bottom of text block is red. Dust jacket is rubbed at tips and corners, bumped at head and tail of spine, lightly soiled, sunned at top and bottom edges of flaps. Inscribed by author on title page. Author&#39;s third novel, sexy, funny and frightening. The third novel in the author&#39;s highly-acclaimed Roger Levin trilogy. We specialize in espionage and other books by Alan Furst.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: Vinegar Works Books]
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        Robert E. Haynes Auction Catalogs 1 - 10.

      1981- 1984., San Francisco. 1981 - Set of 10 catalogues - with catalogue 5 in photocopy only. Catalogues 1 -4 and 6 - 10 in original paperback format and in very good condition. Volume 5 in photocopy only and unbound. Prices realised for all sales except number 10 loosely inserted. These sale catalogues are a vital reference anyone interested in the field of tosogu. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        You Can&#39;t Keep a Good Woman Down

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. (1981). First. First edition. A trifle foxed on the top edge, still fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to her editor: "To John Ferrone, with gratitude & love. Alice Walker." A very nice association copy of this collection of short stories. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Garland for the Laureate; poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th birthday

      The Celandine Press, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1981 - Of an edition of 350 copies, this is one of 75 numbered copies bound in quarter cloth, marbled boards, and signed by all of the contributors Large 8vo Fine copy in slipcase. Contributor Anthony Thwaite&#146;s copy with his pencilled ownership signature. Loosely inserted is a mimeographed Typed Letter signed by Betjeman, with envelope, in a sadly very shaky hand, to Anthony Thwaite, thanking him for his poem The other contributors include Dannie Abse, Kingsley Amis, Patricia Beer, Alan Brownjohn, Leonard Clark, Charles Causley, Patric Dickinson, Roy Fuller, Ted Hughes, Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, Sacheverell Sitwell, Stephen Spender, R.S. Thomas, John Wain and Laurence Whistler. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Faksimile - Die Eidgenössische Chronik des Wernher Schodoler. Um 1510 bis 1535 (Faksimile; 2 Bde. von 3).

      Luzern, Faksimile-Vlg., 1981 - 2° (39.5 x 29.5 cm), Kommentarbd.: 410 S.; Faksimilebd.: 183 Bl., OHLdr., Lwd. des Faks.-Bandes hinten min. stockfl., sonst tadell. (Der zweite Textbd. der Edition - mit den Teilen aus der Sophien-Bibl. Überlingen und Bibl. Zurl. in der Aargauischen Kantonsbilbiothek - fehlt. 1 von 1060 Ex. Im Kommentarbd. die vollständige Edition des Chroniktextes, zu Leben und Werk von W. Schodoler, zur Sprache und handschriftl. Überlieferung, Register. Der vorliegende Bd. II umfasst den Alten Zürichkrieg, den Österreichischen Krieg, Frieden von Baden, den Armagnakenkrieg bis zur Konstanzer Übereinkunft. Vorliegendes Ex. vermutlich ein Präsentationsexemplar, entgegen der Ausstattung der Normalausgabe mit ihrem Ganz-Ldr. und Schliessen in nüchternem HLdr. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        ROD HUTCHINSON'S CARP BOOK: TALES AND TACTICS FROM ROD HUTCHINSON.

      Hudson-Chadwick Publishing. Nottingham. - 1981 1st edition. Hardback issue. Small 8vo (150 x 215mm). Ppviii,152. B/w photographs & illustrations. Green boards, spine titled in gilt. Slight lean to spine otherwise very good in very slightly torn and spine-faded dust-wrapper. One of the classic carp books and very scarce in hardback. As ever with Rod, the author mixes good solid practical information with well-written carp angling tales. Without doubt one of the best carp angling writers and this is perhaps his hardest book to find. Chapters include:- Location of carp; Tackle and tactics; Introduction to baits; Particle baits; Paste baits; When it all comes right; The unexplained; Snag fishing; Carp in winter; Ambition achieved; A never-to-be-forgotten evening; Large carp waters; Postscript; Dear Rod. from Chris Yates; A short interview with the author; When it all goes wrong; Carp fishing in the future; In conclusion. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paul Outerbridge. A Singular Aesthetic: Photographs and Drawings 1921-1941. A Catalogue Raisonne

      Arabesque Books 1981 - Santa Barbara, CA: Arabesque Books, 1981. (12.25 x 9.5 in, 31.2 x 24.5 cm). Limited to 1500 deluxe copies hardbound, mounted and matted photograph on upper panel (see images) and with a printed acetate dust jacket. Introductory essay by Bernard Barryte. Also included "The Carbro Process" by Paul Outerbridge. Profusely illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. A beautiful production in fine condition, uncommon thus. Original cloth covered boards with title printed on panel mounted to spine and matted color reproduction mounted to the upper panel (in fine, as new condition, internally and externally); original printed somewhat frosted acetate dust jacket (fine condition with only very minimal rubbing and an 8cm scratch on the lower panel). A beautifully preserved copy. "The three dimensional front cover of this volume with its mounted hinged mat displays one of Outerbridge's most famous Carbro-color prints, "Woman with Claws". With the hinged mat lifted, that part of the original image subsequently edited out by Outerbridge can be examined, allowing the viewer to study the aesthetic of Outerbridge's editorial process. His original intention was to objectify the model, evidenced by the mask; however, the full intention was not achieved until the final presentation-the overmatting." A fine copy of the deluxe edition of the Paul Outerbridge catalogue raisonne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Gregory, Bookseller]
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        Paul Outerbridge A singular Aesthetic Photographs & Drawings 1921-1941 A Catalogue Raisonné

      ARabesque Books, Santa Barbara 1981 - br. couv. rig.toile ornée d'une phot. coul. jaq. rhod. transp. 24,5x31cm. 1600gr. 238pp. ill. n&b. coul. 1500exempl. ex-libris en dos couverture excellent état intérieur et couv. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Balzac A Rodin]
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        The Engravings of David Jones

      London: Clover Hill Editions, 1981. Large quarto. x, 58pp., 96ff. One of 260 copies on vélin d&#39;Arches. A celebration of the work of the artist David Jones, containing reproductions of selected engravings, preceded by the author&#39;s survey of Jones&#39;s work and a list of the artist&#39;s engravings. Extremely fine in gilt-stamped green cloth.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        MATRIX 01, A REVIEW FOR PRINTERS & BIBLIOPHILES

      Andoversford: The Whittington Press, 1981. stiff paper wrappers. Whittington Press. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 70 pages. First edition, limited to 350 numbered copies. Eleven chapters on various aspects of printing, private press, illustration and papermaking. Includes articles by Edward Craig on Gordon Craig, John Randle, Richard Kennedy, Glenn Storhaug, Brocard Sewell, Colin Cohen, John Hadfield, Michael Taylor and Ian Mortimer. The very scarce beginning of one of the most impressive periodicals devoted to fine printing ever produced.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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