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        Archive of Correspondence with Glen Dawson

      1981-1992 1981 - Six typed letters signed and 9 typed postcards signed from Zwinger to Dawson, and one autograph letter signed from Zwinger to Dawson's wife, Mary Helen. Together with three of Zwinger's books: Wind in the Rock [NY: Harper & Row, 1978]; A Desert Country Near the Sea [NY: Harper & Row, 1983]; and The Mysterious Lands [NY: Dutton, 1989]. The latter is signed by the author; the first two are inscribed by Zwinger to Dawson: the first reads, "For Glen Dawson - I suspect this book is the prologue to working in Baja California; in many ways they are the same but Baja is thornier, spinier, and much tougher to walk through. Still, one has to begin somewhere - Ann Zwinger/ January, 1980." A Desert Country Near the Sea is inscribed to both Mary Helen and Glen, in 1983: "whose help made so much of this book possible, both in production and ushering it on its way, and who also find Baja a place of enchantment. With my affectionate regard and thanks. Ann Zwinger." The correspondence begins in 1981 with Zwinger typing a long thank you letter (two sides of a greeting card), apparently in response to Dawson sending one of the books he published by Miguel del Barco on Baja, California. Zwinger updates Dawson on her progress on A Desert Country Near the Sea, which has been delayed due to her work on A Conscious Stillness, following the death of co-author Edwin Teale. The next letter is a self-described "fan letter" to Dawson, commending him on the "scholarship and presentation" of his Baja books. Next follow a postcard thanking Dawson for a check and a touristy postcard from Greece. In 1983, Zwinger pens an effusive thank you letter to Mary Helen for a day spent with the couple. There follows a series of postcards: Zwinger thanking Dawson for the loan of a WONDERFUL book by Dr. Henderson (likely Men & Whales at Scammon's Lagoon); saying that the book Men of El Tejon is out of her price range; thanking Dawson for an unspecified update and reporting on weather and travel; reporting from France; thanking him for an "absolutely beautiful turritella gonostoma" (look it up); and, in 1987, two cards, one thanking Dawson for sending along reviews and letters about Zwinger's book Xantus, which Dawson published, and another card saying she is thrilled with the quality of the book (presumably Xantus). From 1988 to 1992, Zwinger resumes sending Dawson letters rather than postcards. In August, 1988, she thanks Dawson for yet another book and tells him she is waiting for the copy-edited manuscript of her "desert book" [The Mysterious Lands] and that she is working on a proposal for an "aspen book" with an "excellent photographer" and that it "has gotten both of us out a lot, rather a more-than-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-aspen-and-weren't-going-to-ask book [Aspen: Blazon of the High Country with Barbara Sparks]." In January 1989, Zwinger writes to thank Dawson for a copy of Ward Ritchie's Of Bookmen & Printers and goes on to thank him for all his work and for his friendship. In January 1991, she writes both Glen and Mary Helen with wishes for a happy 50th anniversary and continues on to describe a Christmas hike she and her daughter took in the Grand Canyon, "beset by weather and the huge cold front that sank down to put frost on the saguaros in Phoenix and Tucson and ice on the roads. Coming up we had a windchill factor of minus something or other.It was one of those things you would never in your right mind do but when you have done it you look back with a sense of privilege." In 1992, Zwinger writes to thank Dawson for his "General Index" [Baja California Travels Series General Index]: ".what a spectacular list of books you've presided over.an accomplishment that you and Edwin Carpenter have achieved that is unique and exceedingly worthwhile.But most of all, my thanks for including me." She reports on finishing up a "very difficult" book on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, and on becoming a grandmother: "I need to find a way to be a less Nana Ann i [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Grupa autora

      serbian languageISTORIJA SRPSKOG NARODA 1-10 komplet Autori:|~|grupa autora Izdava?|~|Srpska knji?evna zadruga-Beograd Broj strana:|~|702+597+690+473+603+397+683+592+495+570 str. ( 22 x 17 cm ) ilustr. Godina izdavanja:|~|1981-1993. god. stanje veoma dobro Odredjeni delovi teksta neznatno podvlaceni grafitnom olovkom -potpis vlasnika

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        Arts Traditionnels et Histoire au Zaire: Cultures Forestieres et Royaumes de la Savane.

      Societe d'Arts Primitifs/Institut Superieur d'Archeologie et d'Histoire de l'Art, Brussels 1981 - Cloth, 28 cm., 331 pp., with color and black and white plates and maps. Publications d'Histoire de L'Art et d'archeologie de l'Universite Catholique de Louvain, Vol. XXIX. Text in French and English. Very good copy. Light rusty stain at fore edge (2 cm.) and some very light smudges at edge of ffep. In a dust jacket in very good condition but for a few closed tears and creases, and a large chip (3 cm.) at head of spine (not affecting title.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Work of Atget (Four Volumes)

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art. (1981-85). First. First editions. Four volumes. Large quartos. Volume I: Old France; Volume II: The Art of Old Paris; Volume III: The Ancien Regime; Volume IV: Modern Times. Cloth. Fine in slightly rubbed, else fine dustwrappers. Each volume is warmly Inscribed by Maria Morris Hambourg to the same recipients. Freitag 271. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Latvijas padomju Enciklopedija. Latvian Encyclopedia.

      Galvena enciklopediju Redakcija, Riga 1981 - 10 volumes in 12 books, complete. Overweight, shipping extra. Payment: ABE or Paypal on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Entaku Bookshop]
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        THE NEW YORK DOLLS

      Babylon Books (1981), (Manchester) - 4to. Pictorial wraps. Offset printed. Some mild rubbing, edgewear. Very good plus or better overall. [44]pp. Published before the formation of The Smiths, Morrissey's first book consists of 8 pages of text by the singer followed by reproductions of Dolls photographs and press clippings. A direct outgrowth of articles Morrissey penned for various zines (among them KID'S STUFF and THE NEXT BIG THING), the future singer's "book- zine" appeared in 1981 from hometown publisher Babylon Books, a one-man operation headed by John Muir. Muir has claimed the book sold upwards of 3000 copies, but if that's so most of those were undoubtedly from a second printing done to take advantage of The Smith's growing popularity and likely coinciding with the similarly-motivated reprint of Morrissey's second book for Baby- lon, JAMES DEAN IS NOT DEAD (1983). Even accounting for this title's ephemeral production, however, with OCLC recording just three copies worldwide (and *all* of those a 1995 reprint), we strongly suspect Muir's claims are inflated. It would be difficult to overstate the Doll's influence on Morrissey’s development as an artist. He was the president of their UK fan club; and their albums, performances, and perhaps most of all personae were foundational experiences for the young singer-songwriter. A book we've been looking for for almost ten years and the first we've seen offered in that time. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ABAA/ILAB]
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        OUT OF THE DARKNESS The Planet Pluto

      Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA 1981 - Two long hand-written letters on Lowell Observatory stationary SIGNED by Tombaugh laid in - letters are addressed to R. William Shaw noted Cornell astronomer and concern matters astronomical, letters are dated 1937 and 1938; Dust Jacket: Tiny rubs at spine ends; Photographs and drawings; 0.9 x 9.1 x 6 Inches; 221 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        FLOWERS AND TREES.

      Haywire Press, NY 1981 - Folio, 40 plates, printed on heavy stock and spiral bound into a cloth binding, titled on the front board. A fine copy. This copy is SIGNED by the photographer. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Flowers and Trees (Signed)

      Haywire Press 1981 - First edition overized hardcover. This book has been signed and inscribed (to the owner) by Mr. Friedlander on the dedication page. The book is near very good with some rubbing and edgewear to the covers, some rubbed and scuffed corners and a small stain to the bottom of the inside of the front cover and the first page. Issued without a dust jacket. A nice example of a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MyFirstEditions]
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        Les Cahiers des Amis de Pierre BENOIT - Numéros I à XI + La France N° 12 + Lettre Autographe Signée.

      Publiés par l'Association des Amis de Pierre Benoit à Prades (Pyrénées-Orientales). 1985-2000 + Été 1981 - 12 Brochures sous couvertures jaunes ou vertes imprimées en rouge, in-8, 21x15 cm environ, textes de Pierre Benoit, Joseph Monestier, Louis Monestier, Jacques-Henry Bornecque (le biographe de Pierre Benoit), Bernard Côme, Robert Vidal, Claude Foucart, Pierre Mayoux, Maurice Thuilière, Jean Stelli, Michel Parrot-Lagarenne, Bernard Vialatte, Charles Derennes, Francis Didelot, Charles Blanc, Philippe Chabaneix, Jean-Jacques Gautier, Duc de Castries, Edmée de La Rochefoucauld, Pierre de Gorsse, Paule Henry Bordeaux, Pierre Paraf, Paul Guth, Paul Mousset, Roger Caillois, Michel Déon, etc., quelques planches photographiques en hors texte, ensemble en très bon état (quelques couvertures légèrement manipulées). Joint : Maison d’Écrivain - La Pelouse, Maison de Pierre Benoit. Imprimerie BM à Canéjan (Gironde). Juin 2000. Petite brochure agrafée, 148x100 mm, 32 pages couvertures comprises, textes d'Alain Ferrari, photographies, état quasi neuf. Joint une Lettre Autographe signée de Pierre Benoit, format 18x11,5 cm, recto verso, une douzaine de lignes, très bon état. 88+72+72+72+56+72+86+80+64+88+142+86+32 pages. Détail du lot : Les Cahiers des Amis de Pierre BENOIT - Numéros I à XI. 1985-2000. Lumière des Cimes - La France - Trésor des Cités - Pierre Benoit - N° 12 - Été 1981. La Pelouse - Maison de Pierre Benoit. Lettre Autographe Signée de Pierre Benoit. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookinerie]
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        Oxford Apokalypse MS. Douce 180 aus dem Besitz der Bodleian Library, Oxford. Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift und Kommentarband !,

      Graz, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1981 - 4°, 2 Bücher - 1. Apokalypse Faksimile Ausgabe. reich verzierter Original-Leder-Einband mit Reichhaltiger Goldprägung. 168 Seiten mit 97 Miniaturen im Schuber + 1 Kommentarband. 241 Seiten und Bildanhang mit 171 Abbildungen. Betitelter OPbd. mit Goldprägung. - sehr guter Zustand - 1981. Limitierte Ausgabe, hier Nummer 631 von 960. z14 ISBN: 3201011827 Sprache: de Limitierte Ausgabe, hier Nummer 631 von 960. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Die Wappen des preußischen Adels 1. bis 3. Teil, komplett in drei Bänden. Reprografischer Nachdruck von Siebmacher s Wappenbuch. 1.Teil: Bd.III, 1.Abth. Der Adel des Königreichs Preußen . Grafen und Freiherren (Nürnberg 1859). Bd. III, 2. Abth.: Edelleute. Durchpaginiert 491 S., 512 Tfn. Und Anhang mit 43 S., 30 Tfn. // 2. Teil: Bd. VII, 2 Abth. Preußische Grafen und Freiherren. Ergänzungsband 55 S., 34 Tfn. Bd, III, 2.Abth, 2.Bd, 2.Tl: Der preußische Adel. Freiherren und Grafen 43 S., 30 Tfn. Bd. III, 2.Abth., 2.Bd.,1.Tl. Der preußische Adel. Edelleute (Nachträge und Verbesserungen) 230 S., 180 Tfn. // Teil 3: Bd.IV, 4.Abth. Ausgestorbener preußischer Adel, Provinz Preußen (Ost- und Westpreußen) (Nürnberg 1874) 120 S., 82 Tfn. Bd. VII, 3.A

      Bauer & Raspe, Neustadt a.d. Aisch 1973, 1981, 1978. - WerbUeb 28 x 19,5 cm. Drei uniforme blaue Originalleinbände mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf dem Einband. Text zweispaltig gesetzt, teilweise ganzseitige s/w Abbildungen der Wappen. Sehr gute Exemplare. (= J. Siebmacher s Grosses Wappenbuch Bände 14, 15 und 16). 6600

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

      Knopf, New York 1981 - Signed by Carver on endpaper. His first commercial success. Slight fading on dj spine. Slight sunning to top and bottom edge. otherwise a fine copy. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Les papillons du Zaïre

      Editions Weissenbruch, Bruxelles 1981 - Présenté par le Général de Corps d'Armée Mobutu Sese Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga- Président de la République du Zaïre - Cartonnage d'éditeurs - Couverture, dos et intérieur en TB état - La jaquette est manquante - Ouvrage richement illustré de planches en couleurs - Table des matières : Biologie des Lépidoptères - Morphologie - Les variations - Mimétisme et Homochromie - Les régions faunistiques - Capture et conservation des Lépidoptères - Bibliographie - Abréviations utilisées - Index alphabétique des Familles, sous-familles et genres - Index alphabétique des espèces - Espèces, sous-espèces et formes nouvelles décrites dans le présent volume - Les papillons du Zaïre - Partie systématique - Clé des familles (papilionidae - pieridae - danaidae - satyridae - nymphalidae - acraeidae - libytheidae - riodinidae - lycaenidae - compléments - Planches 1 à 213 - Index des planches - Poids : 3545 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D'un livre à l'autre]
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        LES PAPILLONS DU ZAÏRE

      Editions Weissenbruch, Bruxelles 1981 - 1 Vol. de 543-[2] pp + 213 pp com centenas de reproduções de belos exemplares de borboletas- Obra apresentada e de iniciativa de Mobutu Sese Seko e de tiragem muito limitada destinada a ofertas ao corpo dplomático. Muito procurada. In-fólio (337x253) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CIMELIO BOOKS]
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        Working at Olsons: Watercolors and Drawings

      Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 1981 - Oblong, spiral-bound. Taped to the title page is a three page, handwritten letter from Andrew Wyeth to Pulitzer Prize winning author and close family friend Paul Horgan, dated July 1, 1981. Wyeth warmly thanks Horgan for sending a shipment of his early drawings and watercolors "home" and reminisces about "dear Peter." Full text of letter on request. Horgan's personal bookplate inside front cover and on back cover. Book also inscribed to Horgan by Wyeth on title page. Mild staining to upper edge of back cover. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Avol's Books LLC]
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        Chicago Tribune Tower Competition. By Stanley Tigerman With an Itroduction by Stuart E. Cohen and Critical Essays by George Baird, Juan Pablo Bonta, Charles Jencks, Vincent Scully and Norris Kelly Smith. [In a Silvia Rennie Design Binding].

      Rizzoli, New York. Second revised edition 1981. "This book documents the Exhibition of the Same name organized by Stanley Tigerman, Stuart E. Cohen and Rhonda Hoffman." - "The International Competition For A New Administration Building For The Chicago Tribune MCMXXII. Containing all the designs submitted in response to The Chicago Tribune's $100,000 offer commemorating its seventy fifth anniversary, June 10, 1922". Size of binding: 9 1/2" x 15 1/4", 159pp.; illustrated with black & white repros. of the designs (and a few color plates), in-text drawings, etc. This copy has been bound in a handcrafted design binding by Silvia Rennie; with her small, gilt binder's stamp in the center of the lower edge of the inner back cover. The binding features boards covered with a gray-black paper to represent a night sky, this is stamped with small, gilt stars on the front & back covers, and with an onlaid construction of dark black paper with gilt squares to represent the skyscraper with lit windows, this form appears to rise and narrow against the night sky. With upper & lower spine end edges & tips of covers in tan leather & a black on black mounted paper title label on spine, with a gilt title reading: Chicago Tribune Tower Competition. Sewn, double headbands in dark blue & tan, top edge is stained a yellow-tan & with small, linear tooling; tan/gold, textured paper endpapers & flyleaves. Binding is in fine condition, and was created sometime during 1981-91. Scan shows a portion of the front cover with the building design. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ballade Pour Violoncelle et Chambre Noire

      Herscher, Paris 1981 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Guido Soroka Bookseller]
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        Nanjing bo wu yuan cang hua / Nanjing bo wu yuan bian ; ze ren bian ji Chen Zhenfu Nanjing Nanking Museum Paintings from Song to ching.

      Shanghai : Shanghai ren min mei shu chu ban she, 1981 - atlas folio in cloth chinese style case, with ivory pins ca. 100 leaves 55 x 39 cm. song to ching sung to qing dinasty paintings. scarce. from the nanjing nanking museum. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pali]
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        Julius Firmicus Maternus and the Aldine Edition of the Scriptores Astronomici Veteres., With an original leaf printed by Aldus Manutius at Venice in 1499.

      Los Angeles: Kenneth Karmiole, 1981. - 9 x 12. 27, (5) pages. Cloth. Collector's booklabel on pastedown. Spine faded, else fine. Handsome Aldine leaf in Roman type, has paragraph marks in red and blue, and a simple 3-line initial in blue. Worm hole at margin, else fine. One of 164 copies, printed by Patrick Reagh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien

      Taipei: National Museum of History, 1981 - Third edition, 1981. Quarto, 28.5*22cm, wt:1.1kg, 135pp. Illustrated with 115 paintings. Hardcover in fine dustjacket and slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life

      Abbeville Press 1981 - Published in New York by Abbeville Press in 1981. "First edition, second printing" stated on copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Thomas and Johnston on a bookplate on the front paste-down. Laid in is a foot of original Disney film from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Drawing of Mickey Mouse's head on front free endpaper with inscription "For Carl" and illegible signature. Comes in Publisher's slipcase which is in fine condition. Book fine except for a couple of faint spots on top edge of pages. DJ fine. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Early Music History: Studies in Medieval and early modern Music Vols. 1-24

      Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge, England 1981 - 24 volume set. All books are similar in condition. No book is worse than near fine. The first 19 volumes are in blue cloth, volumes 20-24 in purple cloth. Minimal shelfwear. No dust jackets. Contents of all 24 books are clean with bright, unmarked text. Previous owner's sticker on front pastedown of volume 1. This is the complete, 24 volume set, of Fenlon's Early Music History. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Funes el memorioso.

      Palui editor, Buenos Aires 1981 - Jorge L. BORGES - Mirta RIPOLL: Funes el memorioso. Buenos Aires, [Palui editor], [1981]. 20p. 4h. Ilustrado con un aguafuerte en colores de Mirta Ripoll. Edición privada realizada por Samuel César Palui destinada a sus amigos en el día de los Santos Inocentes. Composición tipográfica en caracteres Garamond cuerpo 6. Tirada de 50 ejemplares: Ejemplar impreso en papel Vergé sin numerar. La edición se presenta en una pequeña carpeta de cartulina celeste con las iniciales del autor y el título de la obra en violeta y negro. En rama. (17 x 24 cm).

      [Bookseller: Librería del Signo]
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        A GARLAND FOR THE LAUREATE Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his seventy-fifth birthday.

      Stratford Upon Avon: The Celandine Press 1981 - First edition. One of 75 copies (of a total edition of 350) signed by Dannie Abse, Alan Brownjohn, Patric Dickinson, Elizabeth Jennings, Norman Nicholson, Sacheverell Sitwell, Anthony Thwaite, Kingsley Amis, Leonard Clark, Roy Fuller, Philip Larkin, Alan Ross, Stephen Spender, Ted Walker, Laurence Whistler, Patricia Beer, Charles Causley, Ted Hughes, Edward Lowbury, A.L. Rowse, R.S. Thomas and John Wain. Publisher’s original quarter cloth over marbled paper-covered boards, in the original slipcase. A fine copy. 350 copies printed. 200 were softcover; 150 were hardcover of which the first 75 were signed by all of the contributors. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dogs. 128 zweihändige Schnellzeichnungen.

      Rainer Verlag/Roth's Verlag, Berlin/Binningen, 1981 - Berlin/Binningen, Rainer Verlag/Roth's Verlag 1981. 29x29 cm. Originalbroschur. Originalausgabe. - 1/300 Exemplaren. - Auf dem hinteren Vorsatz mit einer doppelblattgrossen, zweihändigen Originalzeichnung, signiert mit 'Björn (?!) Roth, Sept. 84.' Sprache: N [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Three Forms in Space

      London 1981 - A lively early work by the progressive contemporary British artist David Ferry. A printmaker and photomontage specialist who has lectured and exhibited his works worldwide, David Ferry was born in Blackpool in 1957. After studying at the Blackpool College of Technology, he trained at the prestigious Camberwell School of Art and Crafts and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His first solo exhibition was held at the 1984 International Contemporary Art Fair at London's Barbican Centre, and he made his first significant U.S. debut in 2000 as a visiting professor at Southampton College, New York with an exhibition entitled David Ferry from the window seat at the Avram Gallery. In addition to his many lithographs and photomontages, Ferry's oeuvre includes numerous artist books, some of which featured in the 1999 touring exhibition and catalogue Aspects of Our National Heritage . His abstract works frequently have a satirical edge, and the influence of his self-professed fascination with the surreal and the comical is particularly evident in those images representing his subjective interpretation of particular places and historical events. Ferry currently teaches printmaking at the Winchester School of Art and is also a curriculum advisor for a national print study center in Cambridge. In 2002, he was awarded an important grant from the Pollock-Krasner to fund the creation of new works for a future exhibition in New York. Mixed media. Number 2 from an edition of 4. Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right. Very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Knoll Design

      New York: Harry N. Abrams. Inc., 1981.. First edition. Cloth. Fine in a fine dj. which has a little fading to spine,. Folio, 307 pp. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white.

      [Bookseller: Richard L. Press, Fine and Scholarly Boo]
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        Cujo ---signed By Stephen King

      N.Y.: Viking / Mysterious Press, 1981, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, the Signed, Slipcased Limited Edition - ----------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 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        Cujo

      The Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1981 - Published in New York by The Viking Press in 1981. First edition, no indication of later printing. This copy includes a loose, handwritten note signed by the author that reads, "For Dr. Frank Plotkin - Audrey Eaglen says you're the handsomest and best doctor in Ohio, and who am I to disagree? Hope you like this." Book near fine, some white marks on front board. DJ fine. DJ price reads "$13.95". We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Les Metamorphoses / Ovide ; [Traduites Par Etienne Gros] ; Prefacees Par Jacques Lacarriere ; Illustrees De Gravures. De Dimanov - [Complete in Two Volumes]. [Traduction De : Metamorphoses]

      Paris : Club Du Livre 1981 - Description materielle : 2 vol. (218 p. -[16] f. De pl. En coul. -[5] p. De pl. , 218 p. -[14] f. De pl. En coul. -[5] p. De pl. ) : ill. , couv. Ill. En coul. ; 24 cm. Limited; one of the few 'Hors Commerce' examples marked '0' reserved for the illustrator and collaborators. Series; Club du livre. Collection Union latine d'éditions. Sumptuously Designer bound set complete with slip-cases. Raised bands &c. , spine compartments uniformly tooled. An exceptional example; of presentation quality. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        1981 United States Chess Championship and Zonal Qualifier (Score Sheets)

      United States Chess Federation, South Bend 1981 - Completes set of fourteen games in Yasser Seirawan's hand of the games. All signed by his opponents except the games with Christiansen, Shamkovich, Kogan and Benjamin. The game with Benjamin is the carbon. The 28th U S Championship and Zonal Qualifier was a hard fought contest which ended with a tie for first place and two co-champions, Grandmasters Walter Browne and Yasser Seirawan. Since the top three finishers automatically qualify for the Zonal, a playoff between Larry Christiansen, Lubomir Kavalek and Sammy Reshevsky, who tied for third would have to be held to determine which one would join Seirawan and Browne. The event got under way on July 9 at the Americana Hotel in South Bend, Indiana. The 9th was the opening ceremonies and players’ meeting. The draw for pairing numbers allowed Seirawan a piece of luck, assuring him an extra White over the course of the tournament. In the first round the game were hard fought, and the only "grandmaster draw" coming from Browne. Browne decided to negotiate an early truce after consuming a great deal of time trying to crack Boris Kogan’s solid opening. Sergey Kudrin, a last minute replacement for John Grefe, made his debut in the tournament an exciting one, sacrificing a piece. Sammy Reshevsky grabbed the offer and sent his King on a long hike. After time control Kudrin admitted that his attack had failed and the first decisive game was recorded. John Fedorowicz methodically turned back Leonid Shamkovich’s attempt to squeeze an advantage from an English opening. Kavalek tested Lev Alburt’s favorite Alekhine’s Defense in the tensest struggle of the round and managed to convert an extra pair of pawns into a win. Christiansen chose a Caro-Kann against fellow Californian GM Jim Tarjan and a theoretical battle ensued. Christiansen neutralized Tarjan’s slight edge with a series of characteristically aggressive moves and won after Tarjan lost the thread of the game shortly before adjournment. Evans and Lein had the best game of the round, a beautiful strategically effort by the émigré GM who displayed originality and fine control to defeat defending co-champion Larry Evans. Seirawan and Byrne played a Queen’s Gambit Declined in which Robert Byrne’s hurry to simplify brought him unexpected difficulties; Seirawan reached a Bishop ending and exploited his opponent’s weak Kingside to win a pawn. Byrne resisted staunchly and managed to thwart all of White’s winning attempts. Joel Benjamin, the youngest entrant, replaced invitee Nick deFirmian, who chose to play in Europe, and his game with Jack Peters was the longest to the round. It was a graduation of sorts for Benjamin, who would have otherwise been defending his U S Junior title. At the end of the first round Reshevsky, Kavalek, Lein, Peters and Christiansen all had one point each. Round two saw only two draws, Lein and Kogan and Christiansen and Shamkovich. This vicious and exciting session resulted in wins for Reshevsky, Kudrin, Byrne, Seirawan, Alburt and Kavalek. In one of the crispest battles, Alburt’s violence paid dividends as he ran Tarjan’s King around the board, picking off most of his pawns in the process. At the end of this round Reshevsky and Kavalek each had two points. Round three had a shocking development. As Fedorowicz awaited the arrival of Evans, a search by the tournament staff disclosed that Evans had checked out of the hotel! Browne bemoaned the fact that he now had two more Blacks than Whites. While Lein and Byrne, Evans’ first two opponents, dropped for +1 to and equal score as a result of his departure (Evans’ score would have to be erased since he had completed less than half his games). Later in the day Assistant TD Larry Paxton explained that the evening of the second round Evans had notified him that he was feeling ill and this was the reason he had come late for his game with Byrne. The reduction in the number of aspirants to 15 was unfortunate for the championship. In this round, one of the most interesting gam [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Baden-Baden 1981 Chess Tournament (Score Sheets)

      Baden Baden 1981 - 13 hand written score sheets of tony Miles (complete set) Octavo (8 1/4 x 6") single sheets. In most cases the score sheets are signed by both Miles and his opponent. Not all of these games are listed in chessgames Miles and Ribli shared first place with scores of 9 1/2 out of thirteen. Korchnoi was a clear third with 8 1/2; followed by Gheorghiu, Hort, Ivkov and Unzicker, tied for fourth through seventh with scores of 8. Bastian who won against Korchnoi was a clear ninth with 7 1/2, followed by Honfi 5 1/2, Kestler 4 1/2, and Stajcic and Borik tied for twelfth and thirteenth with scores of 3. Roos in last place had scored 1 1/2. Miles produced his first GM norm by winning the Category VIII London tournament in October 1975 ahead of Timman, Adorjan and Sax. He scored his second and final norm in February 1976 in Dubna in the USSR scoring 9/15 in an event with amongst others Gipslis, Tseshkovsky, Suetin, Savon and Kholmov. Miles' achievement seemed to aid others in British chess as in the next five years Keene, Stean, Nunn, Mestel and Speelman were to follow him to the GM title. Miles was never a World Championship Candidate but he played four times in Interzonals in Riga 1979 scoring 9/17, Tunis 1985 around 50%, Zagreb 1987 6.5/16 and Manilla 1990 6.5/13 and he played once in the new format FIDE knockout event in 1999 when he was eliminated by Krasenkow in the second round after a speed playoff. 1980 saw Miles play tournaments in Las Palmas (+6=5 1st equal with Geller and Petrosian) and Vrbas (+4=6-1 ahead of Petrosian). It was also in this year that he beat reigning World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov in the first round of the European Team Championships with black using an incredibly provocative opening (1.e4 a6?! 2. d4 b5) which he dubbed the Birmingham Defence after his home town. Its choice was probably more to do with a loss of faith in his opening repertoire against Karpov who administered many fearful drubbings to Miles. In 1981 Miles finished first equal in the Baden-Baden tournament with +6=7 with Ribli and ahead of Korchnoi. In the same year he took 2nd place in the Porz tournament behind Tal. 1982 saw him win his only British Chess Championship. He won the event which took place in Torquay with a score of 9/11 a point clear of Jon Speelman. For a player who was England's top player for a decade it seems strange that he only won the title once. Condition: Some light edge wear else a very nice set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1981 United States Chess Championship and Zonal Qualifier (Score Sheet)s

      United States Chess Federation, South Bend 1981 - Complete set of score sheets in octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2) hand written by Shamkovich and signed by his opponent except the games with Browne, Lein and Reshevsky. The games with Byrne and Fedorowicz include the carbon copy. The 28th U S Championship and Zonal Qualifier was a hard fought contest which ended with a tie for first place and two co-champions, Grandmasters Walter Browne and Yasser Seirawan. Since the top three finishers automatically qualify for the Zonal, a playoff between Larry Christiansen, Lubomir Kavalek and Sammy Reshevsky, who tied for third would have to be held to determine which one would join Seirawan and Browne. The event got under way on July 9 at the Americana Hotel in South Bend, Indiana. The 9th was the opening ceremonies and players’ meeting. The draw for pairing numbers allowed Seirawan a piece of luck, assuring him an extra White over the course of the tournament. In the first round the game were hard fought, and the only "grandmaster draw" coming from Browne. Browne decided to negotiate an early truce after consuming a great deal of time trying to crack Boris Kogan’s solid opening. Sergey Kudrin, a last minute replacement for John Grefe, made his debut in the tournament an exciting one, sacrificing a piece. Sammy Reshevsky grabbed the offer and sent his King on a long hike. After time control Kudrin admitted that his attack had failed and the first decisive game was recorded. John Fedorowicz methodically turned back Leonid Shamkovich’s attempt to squeeze an advantage from an English opening. Kavalek tested Lev Alburt’s favorite Alekhine’s Defense in the tensest struggle of the round and managed to convert an extra pair of pawns into a win. Christiansen chose a Caro-Kann against fellow Californian GM Jim Tarjan and a theoretical battle ensued. Christiansen neutralized Tarjan’s slight edge with a series of characteristically aggressive moves and won after Tarjan lost the thread of the game shortly before adjournment. Evans and Lein had the best game of the round, a beautiful strategically effort by the émigré GM who displayed originality and fine control to defeat defending co-champion Larry Evans. Seirawan and Byrne played a Queen’s Gambit Declined in which Robert Byrne’s hurry to simplify brought him unexpected difficulties; Seirawan reached a Bishop ending and exploited his opponent’s weak Kingside to win a pawn. Byrne resisted staunchly and managed to thwart all of White’s winning attempts. Joel Benjamin, the youngest entrant, replaced invitee Nick deFirmian, who chose to play in Europe, and his game with Jack Peters was the longest to the round. It was a graduation of sorts for Benjamin, who would have otherwise been defending his U S Junior title. At the end of the first round Reshevsky, Kavalek, Lein, Peters and Christiansen all had one point each. Round two saw only two draws, Lein and Kogan and Christiansen and Shamkovich. This vicious and exciting session resulted in wins for Reshevsky, Kudrin, Byrne, Seirawan, Alburt and Kavalek. In one of the crispest battles, Alburt’s violence paid dividends as he ran Tarjan’s King around the board, picking off most of his pawns in the process. At the end of this round Reshevsky and Kavalek each had two points. Round three had a shocking development. As Fedorowicz awaited the arrival of Evans, a search by the tournament staff disclosed that Evans had checked out of the hotel! Browne bemoaned the fact that he now had two more Blacks than Whites. While Lein and Byrne, Evans’ first two opponents, dropped for +1 to and equal score as a result of his departure (Evans’ score would have to be erased since he had completed less than half his games). Later in the day Assistant TD Larry Paxton explained that the evening of the second round Evans had notified him that he was feeling ill and this was the reason he had come late for his game with Byrne. The reduction in the number of aspirants to 15 was unfortunate for the championship. In this round, one of the most [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        1981 United States Chess Championship and Zonal Qualifier (Score Sheets)

      United States Chess Federation, South Bend 1981 - Complete set of original octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") score sheets in Kavalek's hand. Signed by all his opponents except Christiansen, Reshivsky and Shamkovich. The 28th U S Championship and Zonal Qualifier was a hard fought contest which ended with a tie for first place and two co-champions, Grandmasters Walter Browne and Yasser Seirawan. Since the top three finishers automatically qualify for the Zonal, a playoff between Larry Christiansen, Lubomir Kavalek and Sammy Reshevsky, who tied for third would have to be held to determine which one would join Seirawan and Browne. The event got under way on July 9 at the Americana Hotel in South Bend, Indiana. The 9th was the opening ceremonies and players’ meeting. The draw for pairing numbers allowed Seirawan a piece of luck, assuring him an extra White over the course of the tournament. In the first round the game were hard fought, and the only "grandmaster draw" coming from Browne. Browne decided to negotiate an early truce after consuming a great deal of time trying to crack Boris Kogan’s solid opening. Sergey Kudrin, a last minute replacement for John Grefe, made his debut in the tournament an exciting one, sacrificing a piece. Sammy Reshevsky grabbed the offer and sent his King on a long hike. After time control Kudrin admitted that his attack had failed and the first decisive game was recorded. John Fedorowicz methodically turned back Leonid Shamkovich’s attempt to squeeze an advantage from an English opening. Kavalek tested Lev Alburt’s favorite Alekhine’s Defense in the tensest struggle of the round and managed to convert an extra pair of pawns into a win. Christiansen chose a Caro-Kann against fellow Californian GM Jim Tarjan and a theoretical battle ensued. Christiansen neutralized Tarjan’s slight edge with a series of characteristically aggressive moves and won after Tarjan lost the thread of the game shortly before adjournment. Evans and Lein had the best game of the round, a beautiful strategically effort by the émigré GM who displayed originality and fine control to defeat defending co-champion Larry Evans. Seirawan and Byrne played a Queen’s Gambit Declined in which Robert Byrne’s hurry to simplify brought him unexpected difficulties; Seirawan reached a Bishop ending and exploited his opponent’s weak Kingside to win a pawn. Byrne resisted staunchly and managed to thwart all of White’s winning attempts. Joel Benjamin, the youngest entrant, replaced invitee Nick deFirmian, who chose to play in Europe, and his game with Jack Peters was the longest to the round. It was a graduation of sorts for Benjamin, who would have otherwise been defending his U S Junior title. At the end of the first round Reshevsky, Kavalek, Lein, Peters and Christiansen all had one point each. Round two saw only two draws, Lein and Kogan and Christiansen and Shamkovich. This vicious and exciting session resulted in wins for Reshevsky, Kudrin, Byrne, Seirawan, Alburt and Kavalek. In one of the crispest battles, Alburt’s violence paid dividends as he ran Tarjan’s King around the board, picking off most of his pawns in the process. At the end of this round Reshevsky and Kavalek each had two points. Round three had a shocking development. As Fedorowicz awaited the arrival of Evans, a search by the tournament staff disclosed that Evans had checked out of the hotel! Browne bemoaned the fact that he now had two more Blacks than Whites. While Lein and Byrne, Evans’ first two opponents, dropped for +1 to and equal score as a result of his departure (Evans’ score would have to be erased since he had completed less than half his games). Later in the day Assistant TD Larry Paxton explained that the evening of the second round Evans had notified him that he was feeling ill and this was the reason he had come late for his game with Byrne. The reduction in the number of aspirants to 15 was unfortunate for the championship. In this round, one of the most interesting games was between Shamkovich and Alburt. After the t [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Familiar Street Scenes

      Japan 1981 - Hardcovered book housed in an original hardcovered slipcase. A complete set. The slipcase is sunburned as usual and partly stained especially its edges. However the book itself is almost intact, and the plates inside are also very good conditions: almost no outstanding rubbed nor sunburned spot. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The complete set of 35 facsimile editions of English illustrated children's books from the Osborne Collection , as under. Including : Goody Two Shoes, Old Nurse's Book of Rhymes, In Fairyland, A Book of Nonsense, Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls.

      London: The Bodley Head 1981 - The complete set of 35 facsimile editions of English illustrated children's books from the Osborne Collectiion, Toronto Public Library. These beautifully produced facsimiles bound in either cloth, boards, or wrappers, each contained in the original slipcase; some of the slighter works share a slipcase as issued. Sizes 12mo to folio. Extremely fine in every respect. Thirty-five volumes, as under. Together with the companion volume "English Illustrated Books for Children. A Descriptive Companion to a Selection from the Osborne Collection. Edited by Margaret Crawford Maloney, Toronto Public Library" - " .the selections chosen for this series of reproductions from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books reflect important landmarks and representative styles that have advanced the technique and quality of illustrative art". The 35 titles are: Orbis Sensualium by J. A. Comenius (1777); Goody Two Shoes (1766); A New Years Gift for Little Masters & Misses. Illustrated by Bewick (1777); The Birth-day Gift or the Joy of a New Doll by E. B. Upton (1796); The Death and Burial of Cock Robin (1806); The Moving Adventures of Old Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat (1807); The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feats by William Roscoe, Illustrated by Mulready (1807); The Peacock 'At Home' by C.A.T. Dorset, Illustrated by Mulready (1808); The Mansion of Bliss, a New Game for the Amusement of Youth by T. Newton (1810); Diamonds and Toads or Humilty Rewarded, and Pride Punished (ca. 1810); Scripture Histories; from the Creation of the World, to the Death of Jesus Christ (ca. 1825); Jack and Jill, and Old Dame Gill (ca. 1830); A Visit to the Bazaar (1818); The Ocean and its Inhabitants, with their uses to Man (1844); The Traditional Faery Tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast & Jack and the Beanstalk. Illustrated by Thomas Webster (1845); The Gallant History of Bevis of Southampton. Illustrated by Frederick Tayler (1845); A Mournfull Ditty on the Death of Fair Rosamond. Illustrated by John Absolon (1845); The Sweet and Pleasant History of Patient Grissel. Illustrated by John Franklin (1845); Hop-O'My-Thumb and the Seven-League Boots by George Cruikshank (1853); Old Nurse's Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties by C.H. Bennett (1858); The New Picture Book being Pictorial Lessons.for Children under Seven Years of Age by Nicholas Bohny (1858); The Dog's Dinner Party (ca. 1870); In Fairy Land, a Series of Pictures from the Elf World by Richard Doyle (1870); Sing-Song by C. G. Rossetti, Illustrated by Arthur Hughes (1872); The Alphabet of Old Friends by Walter Crane (1875); Puss in Boots by Walter Crane (1897); A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear (1875); Under the Window by Kate Greenaway (1878); Kate Greenaway's Calendar (1884); Cinderella with Five Set Scenes and Nine Trick Changes (ca. 1880); The Diverting History of John Gilpin by William Cowper, Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott (1878); The Babes in the Wood by Randolph Caldecott (1879); The Nursery 'Alice' by C. L. Dodgson, Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel (1889); The Baby's Own Aesop by Walter Crane (1887); The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls by B. H. Upton, Illustrated by F. K. Upon (1895); [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN (signed 1st)

      Knopf, New York 1981 - 1981 Alfred A. Knopf. NY. 8vo. 446 pages. first edition first printing, Stated. SIGNED directly to title page without inscription by Salman Rushdie. Signed in person in NYC in 2010. 1st issue DJ with 13.95 price intact on flap. Book is tight and square. corners are sharp. Gray panels and burgundy cloth are clean. pages bright and clean. Front panel has a faint razor thin line 4 inches long. Top page edges have 2 small scuffs. bottom page edges have a small random house logo (small house) stamped. 2 edges have most subtle toning. DJ is G+/VG- as there is an open chip in upper left corner. DJ backstrip shows some fading but not that bad in comparison to what is usually found on this temperamental dj. Foot of DJ backstrip has a small moisture stain that also shows on bottom of DJ back. Considered one of the most important novels published in the english language. Winner of the Booker prize and subsequently, the winner of the booker prize amongst all other booker prize winners. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Palm Sunday

      New York: Delacorte Press 1981 - 8vo., brown cloth lettered in gilt; pictorial dust jacket. First edition. Joel Schick's copy, with the noted artist's ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Schick, the book designer of "Palm Sunday" and numerous other Vonnegut books, illustrated seminal Muppets books and the "Magic School Bus" series of children's books. Included with Schick's copy of Palm Sunday is Schick's pencil drawing for the dust jacket design of Vonnegut's autobiography, measuring 12 " x 8 1/2." Schick had captioned the sketch, "Unpublished Jacket Design / K - VG House on East 49th St," below his illustration of a series of brown stone apartments, replete with trees, iron fences, and fire escapes. Schick has drawn a figure of Vonnegut in the window of his house and, directly below, a horse, which is apparently waiting for the writer. A striking illustration which Delacorte decided not to use in favor of a photograph of Vonnegut taken by Jill Krementz. A wonderful piece of Vonnegut memorabilia [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE EAGLE'S GIFT.

      Simon and Schuster. New York.,1981 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Correct number sequence of 10 down to 1. Inscribed on the title page by Castaneda to Amy Wallace, author of The Sorceror's Apprentice: My life with Carlos Castaneda. "To Amy, with all the best, Carlos Castaneda". Publishers blue cloth, with gilt title to the front board. Dark blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. A very good copy of the book in the original illustrated dustwrapper, with price ($12.95) still intact, which has some chipping to the corners and rubbing to the edges. Overall a near to very good copy of this haunting and powerful book. Uncommon signed.:. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tower Section I.

      London 1981 - A lively early print by the progressive contemporary British artist David Ferry. A printmaker and photomontage specialist who has lectured and exhibited his works worldwide, David Ferry was born in Blackpool in 1957. After studying at the Blackpool College of Technology, he trained at the prestigious Camberwell School of Art and Crafts and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His first solo exhibition was held at the 1984 International Contemporary Art Fair at London's Barbican Centre, and he made his first significant U.S. debut in 2000 as a visiting professor at Southampton College, New York with an exhibition entitled David Ferry from the window seat at the Avram Gallery. In addition to his many lithographs and photomontages, Ferry's oeuvre includes numerous artist books, some of which featured in the 1999 touring exhibition and catalogue Aspects of Our National Heritage. His abstract works frequently have a satirical edge, and the influence of his self-professed fascination with the surreal and the comical is particularly evident in those images representing his subjective interpretation of particular places and historical events. In 2002, he was awarded an important grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. His work can be found at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Scottish Museum of Modern Art; the Art Institute, Chicago; the Art Museum of Estonia; and in many corporate and university collections. He has had recent solo exhibitions in Berlin, Brighton, London, New York, Seoul and Poznan. Lithograph. Number 3 from an edition of 4. Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right. Very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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