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        Internationales Privatrecht: (Sonderausgabe aus BGB RGRK, 12. Aufl.).2 Bände.

      De Gruyter, 1981 - 1408 Seiten in 2 Bänden Sehr frische Halblederbände Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2480

      [Bookseller: matthias hill]
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        Fashion Aid at the Royal Albert Hall. 05/11/1981. Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall with David Bailey.

      745 x 520mm. Giclée Print using Archival pigment inks on Hahnemüle Fine Art Pearl 285gsm paper. Limited edition of 10 numbered copies signed by the photographer. Alan Davidson is a press photographer based in London for more than 30 years, Alan has photographed the rich, the famous, the before-they-were-famous to those that have fallen from grace. Going through his vast archive, with new treasures found within the old brown manilla envelopes, reads like a who's who of the great and good (and the very bad) of London society. Cinema stars rub shoulders with pop stars, royalty with politicians. Working from the late 1960s to the present day Alan remembers the days before celebrities became surrounded by 30 young publicists and before there were 50 photographers at every event you went to, allowing him to take intimate and relaxed portraits, unlike the anodyne syndicated press shots of today.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        A Boxed Multiple, contains the work of 44 artists.

      New York, C. Huebner & Watson, 1981. - 38:45,5 cm. Leinen-Box mit 44 Orig.-Arbeiten unterschiedlichen Materials und verschiedene Techniken. Eins von 100 (gesamt 150) Exemplaren. Sämtliche in der Box enthaltene Arbeiten sind von den Ku?nstlern signiert. Folgende Ku?nstler sind vertreten: Laurie Anderson, Robert Wilson, Sol Lewitt, Robert Kushner, R. Crumb, Jimmy de Sana, Michael Sorkin, Martha Holt, Philip Warner, Joan Lyons u.a. Die Box kann als Anthologie (amerikanischer) Kunst der 80er Jahre, eine Sammlung ?multimedialer Multiples? oder auch als skulpturale Arbeit gesehen werden. Die Arbeiten wurden aus so unterschiedlichen Materialien wie Eisen, Glas, Papier, Filz, Gummi usw. hergestellt. Zum größten Teil handelt es sich um Material-Collagen. Die Unterschiedlichkeit und Vielseitigkeit der enthaltenen Werke dokumentiert in spannender Art die amerikanische Kunstszene. Sie ist gleichzeitig eine kleine (Wander) Ausstellng und versammelt einzigartig Arbeiten von Malern, Bildhauern, Schriftstellern, Performance-Ku?nstlern. Eine 56seitige Broschur mit Erläuterungen, jeweils einem Ku?nstlerportrait und Kurzbiographie liegt der Kassette bei. Box tw. verblasst, Vorderkannte der Kassette etwas geworfen [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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        Die späten Gedichte.

      Frankfurt/M Insel (47- 49 Tsd) statt 27- 29 Tsd 1981 - O Kart., 8°, 50 (6) S. Gut erhalten. Insel-Bücherei 803 - Überzugspapier 110 d (nach Jenne). Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Alraune]
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        Vier ansichtkaarten aan zijn moeder. 1. Handgeschreven ansichtkaart aan 'Madame J. Broedelet'. 10,4 x 14,8 cm. Alleen verso. Gesigneerd 'Rem'. Niet gedateerd (datum poststempel: '6-10-1953'). 2. Handgeschreven ansichtkaart aan 'Mrs. Joekie Broedelet'. 11,1 x 15,2 cm. Alleen verso. Gesigneerd 'Rem'. Gedateerd 'dinsdag 24 sept 75'. 10 regels tekst. 3. Handgeschreven ansichtkaart aan 'Joekie Broedelet'. 10,5 x 14,8 cm. Alleen verso. Gesigneerd 'Remco'. Gedateerd 'Parijs 7 mei 1980'. 3 regels tekst. 4. Handgeschreven ansichtkaart aan 'Joekie Broedelet'. 10,4 x 14,8 cm. Alleen verso. Gesigneerd 'Rem'. Gedateerd 'Parijs 9-2-82'. 4 regels tekst.

      l Drie papieren groeten uit Parijs en één uit New York. Op de eerste kaart (van een schilderij van Manet in het Louvre) staat enkel de naam van de dichter, maar op de andere kaarten gaat de ondertekening altijd vergezeld van een 'liefs' of 'liefs en kussen'. Met deze drie kaarten (met telkens afbeeldingen van schilderijen) laat Campert altijd weten hoe het met hem gaat. Vanuit New York meldt hij zijn moeder dat hij 'weer kerngezond [is], na een paar intens grieperige dagen' en dat zijn kinderen het ook goed maken. In Parijs in 1981 vermaakt hij zich 'met volle teugen'. Daarvandaan meldt hij een jaar later dat hij er is 'om een luchtje te scheppen'. Klein en intiem.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Gesamtverzeichnis des deutschsprachigen Schrifttums 1911-1965

      München, K.G. Saur, 1981 - 150 Bände, Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer); , Preis inkl. MwSt. . Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 240000

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        JAPONICA: The Study and Appreciation of the Art of Japanese Paper

      North Hills 1981, Bird & Bull. Quarter morocco leather over Chiyogami boards, 102p., 2 b.w. illustrations, 33 woodblock color samples + 8 Washi paper samples.** WITH DATED AUTHOR'S LETTER & SIGNED PRESENTATION TO THOMAS K. TINDALE & SON * *** *** FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 250 HAND NUMBERED COPIES WITH ACTUAL WASHI [HANDMADE] JAPANESE PAPER SAMPLES THE CONTENTS:. This stunning monograph consists of four essays by Henry Morris, the eminent fine press publisher and printer of the BIRD & BULL press. Henry Morris essays express his love of Japanese Washi [handmade paper], with tribute essays: 1. LITERATURE OF JAPANESE PAPERMAKING 2. DARD HUNTER'S CHIYOGAMI AND KIMONO PATTERN COLLECTION 3. JAPANESE SCREEN PAPERS 4. WESTERN ACCOUNTS OF JAPANESE PAPERMAKING 1. LITERATURE OF JAPANESE PAPERMAKING: In the first essay Morris discusses the his observations on the Thomas K. Tindale book: the HAND MADE PAPERS OF JAPAN, and states: "...Tindale's THE HAND MADE PAPERS OF JAPAN, is unquestionably one of the finest studies yet done on the subject...there was nothing that could compare with it. Tindale includes specimens of 8th and 9th century Japanese papers that are not to be found elsewhere, and is a magnificent production in every way..." see p.11. 2. DARD HUNTER'S CHIYOGAMI & KIMONO PATTERN COLLECTION: This is an important and special essay on Japanese Washi [handmade papers]. The collection of papers were brought back from Japan by Dard Hunter's father in 1933. This collection consisted of four-hundred sheets of Chiyogami [Japanese decorated paper], ca. 38 x 51 cm.. The trip also resulted in his superb pioneer study: "A PAPERMAKING PILGRAIMAGE TO JAPAN, KOREA AND CHINA," published in 1936. see p.38. Note: Please check with us we may have it in stock. This work uses actual samples collected, studied, and used by Dard Hunter senior, in the most eminent paper scholar, and famous author of many books on handmade papers. A beautiful book, with Japanese woodblock printed Kyo Tatazomegami paper sides. With 15 full page paper samples tipped in. The Chiyogami paper samples consist of 33 different paper samples tipped. Also two actual Kimono pattern design swatches on paper tipped in from 1846 & 1850. Superbly printed on Frankfurt paper by the Bird & Bull fine press. Brilliantly hand-bound with leather spine and corners by Gray Parrot, with original prospectus tipped-in. THE BIRD & BULL PRESS: WHO WAS HENRY MORRIS, FOUNDER, PRINTER & PUBLISHER OF THE BIRD AND BULL FINE PRESS: In 1958, "Morris started Bird and Bull, one of America's oldest private presses...as an outlet for his new-found interest in hand papermaking -an interest sparked by a piece of fifteenth-century paper...his strong interest in the art and history of handmade paper has resulted in a variety of books on Western, Japanese, and Chinese papermaking..." Quoted from comments by "Jane Rodgers Siegel, from the 2008 American Printing History Association's ceremony presenting Henry Morris with an award for his distinguished contribution to the study, recording, preservation or dissemination of printing history." Sadly, BIRD & BULL fine press closed in 2003. Henry Morris, publisher & printer retired in 2013. WHO WAS DARD HUNTER: William Joseph "Dard" Hunter [1883-1966] was an American authority on printing, paper, and papermaking, especially by hand, using the tools and craft of four centuries prior. Hunter produced two hundred copies of his book Old Papermaking, preparing every aspect of the book himself: he wrote the text, designed and cast the type, did the typesetting, handmade the paper, and printed and bound the book. A display at the Smithsonian Institution that appeared with his work read, "In the entire history of printing, these are the first books to have been made in their entirety by the labors of one man." He also wrote Paper making by Hand in America [1950], a similar but larger undertaking. REFERENCES: Dard Hunter: *** FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 125 COPIES HUNTER, Dard.: CHINESE CEREMONIAL PAPER. A MONOGRAPH RELATING TO THE FABRICATION OF PAPER AND TIN FOIL AND THE USE OF PAPER IN CHINESE RITES AND RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES. *** First & Only Signed Limited Numbered Edition of 370 Copies HUNTER, Dard.: A PAPERMAKING PILGRIMAGE TO JAPAN, KOREA AND CHINA. *** FIRST & ONLY EDITION 182 COPIES SIGNED BY DARD HUNTER HUNTER, Dard.: PAPERMAKING IN INDO-CHINA. *** First & Only Limited Edition 250 copies. TINDALE, Thomas K. et al.: THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN. Limited First & Only Edition 250 copies. *** First & Only Numbered Edition of 173 Copies BERGER, Sidney E.: THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN: A Biographical Sketch of its Author and an Account of the Genesis & Production of the Book. With a Reprint of the Original Text by Thomas Keith Tindale & Harriett Ramsey Tindale. NOTE: Please check with us as we may have some of the above titles in stock. Color scans of this and other items are posted to our website. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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        CODEX SERAPHINIANUS. 2 voll., Serafini Luigi, 1 EDIZIONE Franco Maria Ricci 1981

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      [Bookseller: Messinissa libri]
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        Cujo

      The Mysterious Press, New York 1981 - Limited edition, 1 of 750 copies, maroon cloth bound in acetate dust jacket and slip case. Signed by Stephen King. Book and slip case in fine, as new condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Das Erdbeben in Chili.

      - Hamburg 1981. 38 S. 2 Bl. mit insgesamt 21 (11 sign. und num.) Orig.-Holzstichen von Otto Rohse. 4°. Handgebundener hellgrauer Orig.-Lederband mit blindgepr. Deckelillustration (Chr. Zwang), in Schuber. – 13. Druck der Otto Rohse Presse, im Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. – 1 von 45 num. Exemplaren der Luxusausgabe in Leder. – Enthält 11 Orig.-Holzstiche im Text, lose beiliegend 2 sign., num. Graphiken sowie eine Extrasuite im Orig.-Umschlag mit 9 Holzstichen zu "Goethe und Shakespeare". – Beiliegen 2 handschriftliche Briefe v. Otto Rohse. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Engel & Co GmbH]
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        Blick aus dem Westen auf Ostberlin mit dem noch nicht fertiggestellten Fernsehturm am Alexanderplatz, mit Gendarmenmarkt und Rotem Rathaus. Farbiges Aquarell auf Büttenpapier.

      Blattmaß ca. 42 x 60 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Farbiges Aquarell auf Büttenpapier, rechts unten mit *Kohlhoff (19)67 * signiert und datiert. Das Blatt etwas fleckig zur rechten oberen Ecke und zum Oberrand hin sowie verso etwas fleckig - insgesamt aber gut erhalten. Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin 1981 ebenda ). W. Kohlhoff war über 20 Jahre lang Vorstandsmitglied des Vereins Berliner Künstler. Maler urbaner Landschaften Berlins und seiner Umgebung. Kohlhoff zeigt seine Stadtbilder menschenleer und verleiht ihnen somit teils einen denkmalhaften Charakter. In seinen Arbeiten wendet er sich vor allem den ruhigen Orten der Großstadt wie auch Hinterhöfen, Großstadtdächern und abgelegenen Arealen wie Seitenstrassen, Kleingärten, Bahngleisen, Fabrikanlagen etc.. Er malte im Rahmen einer späten Neusachlichkeit. Dies gilt auch für seine anderen Motive wie Bilder aus den Alpen, Landschaftsstudien, Stilleben. Ferner malte er Porträts, Selbstporträts und Aktzeichnungen. ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request ) ( Artikelnumer 15774 )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Il Richiamo della Foresta

      MILANO: ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1981. IED. Brossura. BUONO. 13,5 20. Letture per la Scuola Media USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Victorian Colour Printing

      Loughborough, UK: Plough Press, 1981. Limited ed. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Number 128 of 150 copies. 1981. Hardcover, large 4to., leather-backed marbled paper over boards, gilt title. 35 page essay by Wakeman, color frontis, plus 8 tipped-in illustrations showing original examples of the different styles of printing. Also includes additional specimens that are housed in a pocket at the rear. Minimal shelfwear to the leather at the spine ends, otherwise a Fine copy. Examples include color plates, maps and advertisements.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Oeuvres de Céline (9 Tomes - Complet)

      Un des 5700 exemplaires sur Vergé numérotés (n° 317), édition présentée par Frédéric Vitoux, illustrations originales de Raymond Moretti, 9 vol. grand in-8 reliure imitation plein cuir marron sous étui bordé, tête dorée, plats ornés, réalisée d'après les maquettes de Massin, exécutée et dorée à l'or fin par les ateliers Mellottée, Aux Editions du Club de l'Honnête Homme, 1981-1983 Bon exemplaire en très bon état (infimes frott. sur un dos, parfait état par ailleurs) Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        Miniature books :their history from the beginnings to the present day

      Sheppard Press 1981 - 221 p., [1] leaf of plates. 1 vol. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yushodo Co., Ltd.]
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        Filippo Sgarlata, Medaglista e Scultore

      Sgarlata. 299 pp. monograph on the 20th century Italian sculptor and medalist, whose style exhibits influences of the stark, neoclassical lines favored by the Fascist state, major post-World War II work including designs for the cathedrals in Palermo, Milan, and Vatican City, biographical information, bibliography, notes, 38 text illustrations (some full page), 35 plates. 4to. Cloth, d.j. Palermo (S.F. Flaccovio for Banco di Sicilia) 1981.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Cujo #578 of 750 Signed Limited Editions in slipcase

      New York: Mysterious Press(1981). #578 of 750 copies of this signed limited edition, SIGNED by Stephen King on the limitation page. Fine book in maroon colored cloth with gold gilt lettering and design. It is tight, straight, clean and the text and page edges are squeaky clean and the gilt and cloth as new. The clear acetate dustjacket is also Fine with no tears, chips or wear, as is the slipcase in Fine condition. The clear dustjacket is on the book in the image with the book in the slipcase. Made into a classic horror film, though this is one time the 'bad guy' (poor sick Cujo) is just as sympathetic a character as are the humans caught in a horrid situation. The book's ending is way better than the movie's IMHO since the movie concentrated primarily on shock effect. The trade edition of the book was published by Viking Press in 1981 also, and the movie was produced in 1983. ; 9-3/8" x 6-1/4"; 319 pages; Signed by Author, 10, 24, 20, F/F

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        Landscapes 1975-1979 (2 Volumes ) (Signed Limited Edition)

      Revere, PA: Lodima Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcovers. Two volumes, both copies numbered 349 from an edition of 1000. Volume I has 42 tipped in images and Volume II has 15 tipped in images. Both books in very near fine condition in a very near fine acetate dust jackets that are lightly rubbed. Each book signed by Smith on the limitation page and Volume I containing an original silver gelatin photograph as the frontispiece. A beautiful production. Please note that set is heavier than the typical book and extra shipping will be required for all orders.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Trois Poèmes Touareg. Vier farbige Aquatintaradierungen Friedlaender zu drei Gedichten der Touareg in der Übersetzung von Charles de Foucauld.

      Frankfurt: Graphisches Kabinett Karl Vonderbank, 1981 - 17 Seiten. Dieser Band enthält 4 Radierungen die in einer Auflage von 95 signierten und nummerierten Exemplaren erschienen sind. Dies ist ds Exemplar 26/95. 3 der 4 Radierungen liegen dem Text bei und eine ist an dem vorderen Deckel montiert und durch ein Fenster im Deckel sichbar. Sehr seltene und schöne Ausgabe in tadellosem Zustand. Textsauber und aus einem Nichtraucherhaushalt. Sprache: Französisch Quadratischer Original-Leinenband. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat M. Zorn]
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        Photos In + Out City Limits: Boston ("photos In & Out City Limits: Boston")

      New York City, NY: ULAE Incorporated(1981). First Edition / First Printing. Fine in No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 70 pages. Retrospective collection of photographs on subject. The first of a planned series on American cities, the project ended with a companion volume on New York City. The first and only edition. Published in a small and limited print run as a softcover original only. There is NO Hardcover Edition. There is no ISBN. The First Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Robert Rauschenberg: Oversize-volume format. White softcovers with metallic-silver titles beautifully embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Robert Rauschenberg. Essay by Clifford Ackley. Matching white hard board slipcase. Printed on pristine-white, thick uncoated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Robert Rauschenberg's "Photos In + Out City Limits: Boston". The great artist's collection of black-and-white photographs on Boston. It is the partial fulfillment of his 30-year-old wish to photograph the entire United States, a project he never completed. Showcases his unique approach to photography as a process of discovery, selection, and assemblage of objects from everyday life. One of the least well-known facts about Rauschenberg is that he began his career as a photographer. He makes no distinction between his photography and his painting, and he brings the same acute eye to both. The photographs, like the paintings, are formally rigorous, sensuous, and piercing. His celebrated method of appropriating found images and objects to capture the fabric, tempo, and "feel" of modern life is photographically-inspired and characterizes his large body of work. The idea of appropriation is not unique to Rauschenberg. It is a central tenet of Surrealism and continues to be the latter Movement's enduring legacy. What makes Rauschenberg's work unique is the way he has "set in motion an interplay of shapes in which the human form is integrated to a rigorous yet flamboyant sense of design, pictures in which art and real life coincide" (Pontus Hulten). "A protean genius who showed America that all of life could be open to art. Rauschenberg didn't give a fig for consistency or curating his reputation; his taste was always facile, omnivorous, and hit-or-miss, yet he had a big-ness of soul and a richness of temperament that recalled Walt Whitman" (Robert Hughes). "Mine is the need to be where it will always never be the same again. Photography is the most direct communication of non-violent contacts" (Robert Rauschenberg). An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Rauschenberg collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in pencil by Robert Rauschenberg. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a great art photography book. This is one of very few such signed copies of the First Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Many copies available online have major flaws because the color white soils very easily. According to dealers who knew him, Rauschenberg basically stopped signing books in the 1990's. Signed copies still available online are vintage, not recent, and very few. A rare signed copy thus. 45 tritone plates. One of the greatest artists of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

      [Bookseller: ModernRare]
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        3 Works

      Halifax: The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1981. Lightly worn at the spine folds and edges; close to near fine in printed red spiral-bound wrappers.. First Edition. Oblong spiral-bound quarto. Martha Rosler's iconic artists' book, divided into three "works": "the restoration of high culture in chile", "the bowery in two inadequate descriptive systems", and "in, around, and afterthoughts (on documented photography)". While conceptual in nature, Rosler's images of the Bowery rival any from the era. Reprinted in 2006, the first edition is uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Coachbuilder, The: Atlas of Scale Drawings (Third Series)

      Liverpool, NSW, Australia: The Dene Bindery, 1981. Hardcover with green cloth boards with flap and gold stamping, facsimile edition, no dust jacket, 1075gms, no page numbers, green decorated endpapers. This book features popular Australian vehicles being reprints of drawings issued with "The Australasian Coachbuilder and Wheelwright" with tariff of prices for coachbuilders, wheelwrights and blacksmiths. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout including wraps. Boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book is large and weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cloth Cover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Reading Habit]
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        Photographic portrait of Leonard Bernstein.

      F. Timple Munchen 1981 - Gelatin silverprint, signed, photograph. Size: 24 x 18 cm. Mounted. Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist of Jewish descent. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. As well as an orchestral and operatic composer (Candide) Bernstein's broader appeal and legacy is through the world of musicals, including West Side Story and Wonderful Town. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Joan Miró Lithographs IV.

      Paris: Maeght, 1981.(). 1969-1972. With 6 original lithographs. 210 pp. Preface by N. and E. Calas. Cramer, 249.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Robert Rauschenberg: Photographs

      New York City, NY: Pantheon Books(1981). First Edition / First Printing. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 140 pages. Retrospective collection of photographs. One of the greatest photography books of the 20th century. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with the Softcover Edition. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. An austerely elegant production by Robert Rauschenberg and The Sonnabend Gallery: Oversize-volume format. Pale gray hard boards with black titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs and Introduction by Robert Rauschenberg. Preface by Pontus Hulten. Interview with the artist by Alain Sayag. List of Plates appended at the end. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Paris, France to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Originally published on the occasion of the exhibition, "Rauschenberg Photographe", held at the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou in 1981. Presents Robert Rauschenberg's "Photographs". The artist's photographic work in its very first retrospective. One of the least well-known facts about Rauschenberg is that he began his career as a photographer. Furthermore, he makes no distinction between his photography and his painting. He has said that he brings the same pair of eyes to both. The photographs, like the paintings, are rigorous, acute, and sensuous. His celebrated method of appropriating "found" images and objects to capture the fabric, tempo, and "feel" of modern life is photographically-inspired and characterizes his large body of work. The idea of appropriation is not unique to Rauschenberg. It is a central tenet of Surrealism, and continues to be the latter Movement's enduring legacy. What makes Rauschenberg's work unique is the way he has "set in motion an interplay of shapes in which the human form is integrated to a rigorous yet flamboyant sense of design, pictures in which art and real life coincide" (Pontus Hulten). The photographs are presented in two parts: The first is the Series taken between 1945 and 1946, in such places as Tangiers, Rome, New York, and North Carolina. The second consists of photographs taken between 1979 and 1980, in Captiva Island (where he lived) as well as Boston, Atlantic City, Baltimore, and Charleston. "A protean genius who showed America that all of life could be open to art. Rauschenberg didn't give a fig for consistency or curating his reputation; his taste was always facile, omnivorous, and hit-or-miss, yet he had a big-ness of soul and a richness of temperament that recalled Walt Whitman" (Robert Hughes). "Mine is the need to be where it will always never be the same again. Photography is the most direct communication of non-violent contacts" (Robert Rauschenberg). An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Rauschenberg collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen-marker on the title page by Robert Rauschenberg. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. The signature brilliantly matches his facsimile signature on the DJ cover. This title is a great art photography book. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy of the First American Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Unlike most copies available online, it is not remainder-marked, all of the internal pages are in pristine condition, and the boards are not bumped. According to dealers who knew him, Rauschenberg basically stopped signing books in the 1990's. Signed copies still available online are vintage, not recent, and very few. A rare signed copy thus. 122 duotone plates. One of the greatest artists of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0394520548.

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        PKD: A PHILIP K. DICK BIBLIOGRAPHY

      Underwood-Miller, San Francisco, CA / Columbia, PA 1981 - Octavo, pictorial cloth. One of 200 copies signed by Dick, Levack and Godersky. An annotated and illustrated bibliography. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (21485) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Joan Miró: Litógrafo. IV, 1969-1972.

      Barcelona, Spain: Ediciones Polígrafa, 1981.(). Cloth in original lithograph dust jacket. Texto en español; con 5 litógrafias originales.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Farewell Address Of President Jimmy Carter January 14, 1981

      Palaemon Press Limited 1981 - 9 pp. Blue cloth binding, gilt title on spine. Heavy paper printing. Loosely stitched pages. Original slipcase with printed paper title. Limited edition of 300 copies signed by President Carter. This copy has the full signature "Jimmy Carter" on the front title page. One of the most limited printings of all works by President Carter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kommunaler Entscheidungsprozess : zur Asynchronität von Amtsperiode u. Amtszeit im (hess.) Kommunalrecht.

      Frankfurt (Main) : R. G. Fischer 1981 - 162 S. : graph. Darst. Das Buch befindet sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 200 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        La coppia

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1981. ITALIANO 0,42 Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile plastificato con copertina illustrata. Pagine in buonissimo stato, composte esclusivamente da vignette illustrate a colori e in nero. USATO

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        The Portfolios Of Ansel Adams (Signed By Adams), New Printing With New Design And Laser-Scanned Separations

      New York Graphic Society, Boston 1981 - Xii + 7 "Portfolios" Of Plates. First Published In 1977, This Is An Entirely New Design By Ann Lampton Curtis, New Printing By Gardner/Fulmer Lithograph On Centura Gloss Paper Using New Higher-Quality Laser-Scanned Separations. Signed By Ansel Adams On The Half-Title, No Inscription. As New In As New Dj. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        La mia vita

      FELTRINELLI EDITORE, 1981. ITALIANO 0,16 Brossura editoriale in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buono stato, con leggere bruniture, come ai tagli. XII ( 12 ) tavole illustrate in nero, fuori testo. Presentazione di Vittorio Fagone. Volume n. CMXL ( 940 ) della collana. USATO

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        SICUT 8 grabados de Xesús Vázquez y 8 poemas de Fernando Pessoa.

      Galería Sur, Alaya Estampa 2., Santander 1981 - 38x56. Carpeta con 8 grabados numerado y firmados, a lápiz, por el autor. Acompañados de una selección de poemas de Pessoa, traducidos por el artista. Tirada de 33 ejemplares, 30 de ellos numerados. Éste es el nº9.

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        PKD: A PHILIP K. DICK BIBLIOGRAPHY

      San Francisco, CA / Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1981. First edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (21485). Octavo, pictorial cloth. One of 200 copies signed by Dick, Levack and Godersky. An annotated and illustrated bibliography.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Piero Dorazio. [Herausgegeben anlässlich einer Ausstellung der Werke Dorazio aus den Jahre 1977 bis 1980, in der Galerie Erker in Sankt Gallen vom 7. Februar bis 16. Mai 1981].

      Erschienen in St. Gallen bei: Erker, im Jahre 1981. - Insgesamt 3 lose Bogen mit 2 farbigen Original- Lithographien von Piero Dorazio, jeweils gerahmt in Unikat- Vergolder- Rahmen. Inhalt: Vorhanden sind zwei, statt der vier Original- Lithographien, auch der Text fehlt, diese aber wunderschön gerahmt. Ein Doppelblatt mit dem Impressum in französischer Sprache mit der Nummerierung und den Original- Signaturen von Ionesco und Dorazio. Das 2. Doppelblatt mit dem Titel und mit der gegenüber liegender Farb- Graphik signiert von Piero Dorazio 1981, sowie unterhalb des Titel zusätzlich signiert und mit einer Widmung versehen, anläßlich einer Ausstellung in Weiden in der Oberpfalz am 19. Mai 1985 für Galerie Christine. In einem weiteren leeren Doppelbogen befinden sich 4 bebilderte Publikationsanzeigen der Erker Galerie. (Siehe Abbildung). Zustand: Die Mappe und die gerahmten Original- Lithographien sind tadellos erhalten, neuwertig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 4°(Quart- Format bis 35 cm.) Himmelblaue Original- Flügel- Karton- Mappe mit Vorderdeckel- Beschriftung, Größe der gerahmten Lithographien jeweils 45 x 33,5 cm. Auflage, 200 nummerierte Exemplare, jedes Exemplar im Impressum von Eugène Ionesco und Piero Dorazio signiert, dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 127. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Libro de buen amor

      Castalia, 1981. Tapa blanda. Muy bien/muy bien.

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        Lazarillo de Tormes

      Bruguera, 1981. Tapa blanda. Bien/Bien.

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        It Happened the Day the Sun Rose

      Sylvester and Orphanos 1981 - Limted edition of 330 copies. This copy is number 99 and SIGNED by Tennessee Williams. A beautiful copy with light wear to the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antología Poética

      Edaf, 1981. Tapa blanda. muy bien/muy bien.

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        El mercado Incomun

      Blume, 1981. Tapa blanda. Bien /bien. Muchas páginas subrayadas a tinta

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        La vida del Buscón

      Clásicos Universales Planeta Nª 45, 1981. Tapa blanda. Bien/Bien.

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        La cartuja de Parma

      Clásicos Universales Planeta Nª 18, 1981. Tapa blanda. Bien/Bien.

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        THE NOVELS OF ANTHONY TROLLOPE 48 Volumes The Warden Barchester Towers Doctor Thorne Framley Parsonage The Small House at Allington The Last Chronicle of Barset Can You Forgive Her? The Eustace Diamonds Phineas Finn The Duke's Children Phineas Redux

      Folio Society, 1981 - 1999. 48 vols: The Warden Barchester Towers Doctor Thorne Framley Parsonage The Small House at Allington The Last Chronicle of Barset Can You Forgive Her? The Eustace Diamonds Phineas Finn The Duke's Children Phineas Redux The Prime Minister The Macdermots of Ballycloran The Landleaguers Castle Richmond The Kellys and the O'Kellys An Autobiography An Eye for an Eye An Old Man's Love Ayala's Angel Brown, Jones and Robinson Cousin Henry Doctor Wortle's School Harry Heathcote of Gangoil He Knew He Was Right Is He Popenjoy? John Caldigate Kept in the Dark La Vendee Lady Anna Linda Tressel Marion Fay Miss Mackenzie Mr Scarborough's Family Nina Balatka Orley Farm Rachel Ray Ralph the Heir Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite The American Senator The Belton Estate The Bertrams The Claverings The Fixed Period The Golden Lion of Granpere The Three Clerks The Vicar of Bullhampton The Way We Live Now. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered cloth-backed paper laid-laid boards (Fine), all in slipcases (VG). Pp. various, illus with b&w plates (no inscriptions) + publisher's coloured prospectus for the works.

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        Uncle Scrooge McDuck. His Life and Times. Written and Drawn by Carl Barks

      Das vorliegende Angebot ist vollständig und umfasst den Textband "Uncle Scrooge McDuck. His Life and Times" und die Farb-Lithographie im Format 29,5 x 22. Der Textband gehört zu der auf 5000 Exemplare limitierten Sonderauflage zum 80. Geburtstag des Zeichners und Autors und wurde vom Künstler auf dem Nachsatz nummeriert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer: 329 Die Farb-Lithographie mit dem Titel "Wanderers of Wonderlands" ist ebenfalls nummeriert (Nr. 329/5000 mit der Jahreszahl 1981) und wurde von Carl Barks signiert. Sowohl das Buch wie auch der Druck sind in einwandfreiem, sauberem Zustand. Buchblock und Bindung sind intakt, es finden sich keine Nutzungsspuren, Staub, Lichtränder o.ä. Auch die Lithographie war offensichtlich nie dem Licht ausgesetzt, die Farben haben sich brillant erhalten, das Blatt wurde in einer Pergaminhülle im Buch aufbewahrt. Wir versenden das Werk als versichertes Paket wenn Sie Fragen haben oder weitere Fotos wünschen, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte.

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