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        VOLUME: INTERNATIONAL DISCOGRAPHY OF THE NEW WAVE

      ONE TEN RECORDS, New York 1981 - pink soft cvrs with blie and white detail, light edgewear, crnrs slightly thumbed, bk interior clean and tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Counterpoint Records & Books]
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        50 Years of Alpinism

      - 1981 Diadem, London, 1st edition, 8vo, pp.207, 90 bw photos, 6 maps/diagrams, green cloth; signed & dated 1985, dust jacket unclipped, fine, cloth fine. Autobiography of one of Italy's finest mountaineers. Cassin is synonymous with some of the most important ascents in mountaineering. He made many first ascents in the 1930's, led the team on which Bonatti made the first ascent of Gasherbrum IV (1957), led the first ascent of McKinley's Cassin Ridge (1961), and led the 1975 Lhotse south face attempt with Messner. Also includes the Dolomites, Walker Spur, Peru, and more. Scarce as a signed copy. Neate C21, Yak C47. Ref 25864 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Top of the World Books, LLC]
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        In the Garden of the North American Martyrs

      New York: The Ecco Press. (1981). First. Uncorrected proof. Fine in green wraps. Signed by the author. The author's first collection of stories and his first book in the U.S. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Crónica De Una Muerte Anunciada

      La Oveja Negra, Bogotá 1981 - Dedicatoria De Gabriel García Márquez En Primera Página. 156Pp. + Biografía Del Autor. Size: 20 x 12.5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Guido Soroka Bookseller]
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        JOSEPH BEUYS: WORDS WHICH CAN HEAR - DELUXE LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

      Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London 1981 - np (48pp), 123 duotone illustrations. Limited to two hundred and fifty copies only, this is the deluxe issue of the catalogue published in conjunction with a 1981 exhibition of a series of the renowned German artist's 1975 drawings on Calendar pages entitled "Words Which Can Hear" held at London's Anthony D'Offay Gallery. A pristine copy of this uncommon item BOLDLY NUMBERED AND SIGNED by Joseph Beuys in brown ink at the rear, as issued. 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]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Little, Big.

      Victor Gollancz, London 1981 - First Hardcover editon of the author's most well known work. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Lengthily inscribed by the author. Fine in a fine price clipped dust jacket. A very sharp copy of this important book. Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld. ''A book that all by itself calls for a redefinition of fantasy'' (Ursula K. Le Guin). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        [Manuscript]: The Retreat from Liberty: The Erosion of Democracy in Today's Britain

      London: Michael Moorcock. [1981]. Loose (mostly) typed sheets printed rectos only laid into a folder hand-lettered by Moorcock with his address label. Approximately 105 leaves. Title page, contents, introduction, and the first page of each chapter on his personal stationery, the rest on white typing paper. Letter from the publisher Zomba laid in urging Moorcock to deliver the book by mid-January. A couple of leaves (copies of Margaret Thatcher speeches) are photocopied, the rest are typed. Tears on a couple of pages, page 75 has a small chip removing a few words, and numbered page 33 is lacking (but seems to have been removed by the author or publisher). Very heavily corrected by Moorcock in his hand, removing or revising many passages, and writing others in. Moorcock's assault on Thatcher and Reaganism, especially decrying the retreat from feminism. A fully realized working manuscript by this important science-fiction writer who has written on a wide spectrum of topics; he is a self-described pragmatic anarchist. It is arguable that Moorcock's view of Thatcherism helped inform the opinions of his close friend Alan Moore, and may have been an influence on the great graphic novelist's work including V for Vendetta and Watchman. Moore used some of Moorcock's characters in his The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        DANSE MACABRE

      New York: Everest House Publishers,. [1981]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-400 [note: limitation leaf inserted between pages (6) and (7)], inserted frontispiece, other illustrations in text,. cloth.. A fine copy in unprinted tissue dust jacket and paper slipcase.. (#128875). First edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by King. This is number 125. Winner of the 1982 Hugo award for best nonfiction book. "... essential for any library of horror fiction." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 7-6 and 9- 15. Includes "Appendix 2: The Books," pp. 389-391, a checklist of approximately 100 novels and single author story collections published during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that "seem ... important to the genre we have been discussing."

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Danse Macabre ---signed By Stephen King

      N.Y.: Everest House, 1981, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, the Signed, Slipcased Limited Edition, 1981. ----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Near Fine plain tissue dustjacket with a wee bit of age toning to spine of jacket, tissue jacket serves no real purpose other than a bit of protection from rubbing so many copies had the tissue removed, this one is intact and in a hi-quality mylar protector, in a Near Fine slipcase with a bit of sunning to edges, signed by KING, one of 250 numbered copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Text Cover.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Danse Macabre

      Everest House, New York 1981 - INSCRIBED by AUTHOR on front free endpaper. It reads: For Clarence/ Hope you had a bloody good time with this!/ Stephen King/ 3/26/91. Book is in Fine condition with red panels and burgundy spine with gold lettering. Small brown stain on top edge of textblock. Minor rubbing to bottom corners of panels. Title page has the letter "R" stamped on it. Dustjacket is in Good condition with 1 1/4 inch closed tear on front cover. Head/tail of spine has creasing and chipping. Back cover has a couple of creases and nicks. Joints of dj flaps have chipping and are worn in some spots. Front/back flaps have minor yellowing. Dj is wrapped in clear plastic mylar. Clean tight copy. 400 pgs. Additional shipping charges may apply to international orders. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Humpus Bumpus Books]
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        Archive of Correspondence with Glen Dawson

      1981-1992. 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 in absentia, to show her a river and say someday..." In addition to the books and letters, there is an announcement for a reception for A Desert Country Near the Sea; a letter to Dawson from a Research Associate at University of California, Berkeley referencing Zwinger; and an invitation to see Zwinger at a 1985 Book and Author Luncheon presented by the University of Arizona Library. A substantive correspondence between the award-winning naturalist and writer Zwinger and the publisher, mountain climber, antiquarian bookseller and environmentalist Dawson. Five mailing envelopes included. All items near fine or better.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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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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        Outside Over There.

      New York: Harper and Row, 1981 - Oblong quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and creased jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper, "For Charlotte with very best wishes! Maurice Sendak, April 2000". Sendak has also drawn a goblin, like those depicted in cloaks at the beginning of the book, holding a sunflower. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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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

      Haywire Press, New York 1981 - First edition. Hardcover. First printing. An exquisitely printed collection of black and white photographs. A fine copy in a spiral binding with purple cloth. Signed and inscribed by Friedlander. A lovely copy of one of his best books. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, 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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        The Work of Atget - 4 volumes: I: Old France, II: The Art of Old Paris, III: The Ancien Regime, IV: Modern Times

      The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1981 - Four volumes, all first printings and published 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1985. 4to (305 x 255mm). Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spines and blind stamped on the upper panels. I: Old France pp 177 inc 121pp of plates and with 83 reference illustrations. II: The Art of Old Paris pp 190 inc 117 pp of plates with 95 reference illustrations. III: The Ancien Regime pp 181 with foldout and inc 120pp plates with 47 reference illustrations. IV: Modern Times pp 182 inc 117 pp plates with 88 reference illustrations. There is the very slightest touch of spotting to the book block edges else a very nice set indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Glass Key]
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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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        Durch die Pubert?§t zum Erfolg

      Neue Gesellschaft f?ºr bildende Kunst, Berlin . 1981 - Unpag., zahlr. Abb., kart., 21,5 x 15,5 cm. Einband minimal berieben, die ersten drei Seiten sind aus der Bindung gel??st. Mit drei Besitzstempeln, davon einer auf Vorderseite des Einbands. Koch #10. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Buchholz OHG (Antiquariat)]
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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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