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        Midnight's Children

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. London: Jonathan Cape,, 1981. Octavo. Original quarter burgundy cloth, light purple boards, titles to spine and upper board in silver, fore-edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown, "August 11th 1981" inscribed in purple ink on front free endpaper. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with two tiny chips to flap folds. First edition, first impression, UK issue taken from the American sheets. Midnight's Children won the 1981 Booker Prize, as well as the 1993 "Booker of Bookers" celebrating the best book in the history of the prize.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Selected Poems

      London: Anvil Press, , 1981.. London: Anvil Press, 1981. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Odysseus Elytis on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Chosen and introduced by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard. Selected Poems is drawn from various periods of Elytis' career and traces his development from early surrealism, in which he transforms French influence into a distinct personal voice and mythology, through the dramatic style of The Axion Esti with its blend of spirituality and earthiness, up to the later work in which he experiments with new modes for expressing his perennial themes. Elytis was born in Crete in 1911, and began to publish poetry in the 1930s. He took part in the campaign against the Italian fascists in Albania in 1940-41. He was one of the most prominent poets of the Greek resistance during the Nazi occupation. In 1979 Elytis was awarded the Nobel Prize for his poetry which, "against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man's struggle for freedom and creativeness.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Clarissa - Liebe im Schatten der Angst, [Dt. Übers. von Iris Foerster], Heyne-Bücher : 1, Heyne allgemeine Reihe ; Nr. 5829

      München : Heyne, 1981 - 190 S. ; 18 cm Gut erhaltenes Buch, Einband leicht berieben, K4229 ISBN 3453012917 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Heyne-Bücher ; Nr. 3807 : Science fiction Magazin

      Heyne, 1981.. 164 S., 18 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst jedoch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, K4949 ISBN 3453307097.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Clarissa - Liebe im Schatten der Angst [Dt. Übers. von Iris Foerster], Heyne-Bücher : 1, Heyne allgemeine Reihe ; Nr. 5829

      München : Heyne, 1981.. 190 S. ; 18 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Einband leicht berieben, K4229 ISBN 3453012917.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Der Clan Aus d. Amerikan. von Willy Thaler, Ullstein-Bücher , Nr. 3198

      Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Wien : Ullstein, Lizenz d. Scherz-Verl., Bern, München, Wien., 1981.. Ungekürzte Ausg., 196. - 220. Tsd 315 S. , 18 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst jedoch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, etwas schiefgelesen, K4074 ISBN 3548031986.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        to Bird with love"

      Poitiers: Editions Wizlov, , 1981. Poitiers: Editions Wizlov, , 1981. Folio. Original maroon textured boards with inset "address label," housed in the original laminated "parcel" tray box with lid. Profusely illustrated. Some splitting at the corners of the box, the tray lid somewhat sunned, but otherwise a very well-preserved copy of this handsome, and elusive, tribute. First and only edition, no limitation but remarkably hard to find, particularly in the fragile, entirely integral box. Visually superb, très émouvant memorial to Parker, reproducing the pictorial and documentary archive about which Chan, his lover, had "cared enough to preserve religiously." This copy inscribed "with love Chan Parker".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        to Bird with love

      Poitiers: Editions Wizlov, 1981 - Folio. Original maroon textured boards with inset "address label," housed in the original laminated "parcel" tray box with lid. Some splitting at the corners of the box, the tray lid somewhat sunned, but otherwise a very well-preserved copy of this handsome, and elusive, tribute. Profusely illustrated. First and only edition, no limitation but remarkably hard to find, particularly in the fragile, entirely integral box. Visually superb, très émouvant memorial to Parker, reproducing the pictorial and documentary archive about which Chan, his lover, had "cared enough to preserve religiously." This copy inscribed "with love Chan Parker". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Mismeasure of Man

      New York & London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1981. New York & London: W. W. Norton & Company,, 1981. Octavo. Original grey boards, red cloth backstrip, titles to spine in gilt and silver. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with slightly sunned spine panel. First edition, first printing of one of Gould's most famous and controversial books. Inscribed by the author on the half title, "For Larry Owens, best wishes, Stephen Jay Gould". In The Mismeasure of Man, Gould analyses craniometry and IQ testing to point out the unconscious biases and a priori assumptions built into much "scientific" research. Though researchers recently made the case that Gould was incorrect about one aspect of the book's argument, it still stands as an important indictment of biological determinism and a lucid reminder that those engaged in research of any type must be aware of their own privilege and biases. A superb copy, rare in such beautiful condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Liber Fundatorum Zwetlensis Monasterii "Bärenhaut". Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift 2/1 des Stiftsarchivs Zwettl. Kommentar von Joachim Rössl. Mit 14 Abb. im Anhang

      Graz ADEVA 1981. g.e. Oldbd.i.Schuber/Opbd. Nr. 38 v. 450 Ex. Format: Folio/4°. (Codices Selecti. Phototypice Impressi. Facsimile Vol. LXXIII, Commentarium Vol. LXXIII); 195 Bll. / 138 pp. + Abb.

      [Bookseller:  Antiquariat SCHADEN]
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        Symmetry of crystals, methods of structural crystallography. Modern Crystallography Band I. Boris K. Vainshtein, [Sovremennaja kristallografija <engl.>] Modern crystallography ; 1 Springer series in solid state sciences ; 15

      Berlin ; Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, 1981.. XVII, 399 S. : 272 Ill. u. graph. Darst. ; 24 cm Pp.. Einband etwas berieben, sonst: Sehr gut erhalten. Fast neuwertig. Simmetrija kristallov, metody strukturnoj kristallografii <engl.> Kristallographie.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christoph Krämer / ww]
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        Il Rinnovamento Edilizio a Modena nella Seconda Meta del Settecento. FINE SET IN PUBLISHER&#39;S SLIP-CASE

      .Aedes Muratoriana, Modena, 1981-82-83. .Aedes Muratoriana, Modena, 1981-82-83. 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, text in Italian, with numerous plates, illustrations and facsimiles throughout; original pictorial wrappers, a fine set in publisher&#39;s board slip-case. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION . Catalogs: fine art: architecture.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Il Rinnovamento Edilizio a Modena nella Seconda Meta del Settecento. FINE SET IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE

      .Aedes Muratoriana Modena -82-83 1981 - 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, text in Italian, with numerous plates, illustrations and facsimiles throughout; original pictorial wrappers, a fine set in publisher's board slip-case. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Le traité de la pêche à la ligne

      Charles Gaidy éditeur, Ussel, 1981. In folio reliure pleine basane fauve, dos lisse à titre doré, premier plat avec le motif à froid du bois du tirage de l?édition originale (pêcheur), illustrations en noir et en couleur (reproduction de l?original et une planche couleur et 3 en noir de Gaidy). Edition limitée à 300 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Vélin d'Arches, celui - ci en tirage de luxe et tirage de tête (n°23 / 300) Le premier traité de pêche en langue anglaise édité en 1496 à Westminster. Traduction et adaptation française, d?après la réédition anglaise parue chez Elliot Stock en 1880 du "Treatyse of Fyssynghe wyth an angle?. Gaidy p. 60. Charles Gaidy signe l?avant - propos ainsi que les illustrations hors - texte. Français relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        The Dead of Jericho

      UK: Macmillan, 1981. UK: Macmillan. London, Macmillan, 1981. Hardback first edition and first impression. Fine condition book in near fine jacket with a closed tear to the front hinge. Signed by the author without inscription. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1981.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        The Cricket on the Hearth. [Being the facsimile of the Manuscript]

      Guildford: Genesis Publications Ltd., 1981.. Guildford: Genesis Publications Ltd., 1981., 1981. 4to. Limited Edition, No.32 of 250. Signed by Monica Dickens, Charles Dickens&#39;s great granddaughter. Publisher&#39;s red full leatherette with gilt titles to spine, blind tooled decorative panelling to upper with gilt stamped decoration to centre; marbled end papers; all edges gilt. In its publisher&#39;s original red cloth slicase with colour plate illustration pasted down to centre of upper with gilt corner pieces. A fine copy. This is the third of Dickens&#39;s five Christmas books, described by the author as &#39;quiet and domestic&#39;, &#39;innocent and pretty&#39;. Includes: Introduction, A Note on the Manuscript and The Manuscript in Facsimile.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Treatise on the Family

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981. First edition of this landmark text. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author to colleague Sidney Davidson. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front panel. Treatise on the Family is truly a pathbreaking book which marries techniques and problems hitherto regarded as utterly incompatible--rigorous economic reasoning to understanding the family. The marriage is astoundingly productive. It is destined to affect the foundations of every science dealing with human behavior" (Milton Friedman).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Under the North Star

      London: Faber & Faber, 1981. London: Faber & Faber,, 1981. Drawings by Leonard Baskin. Tall quarto. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, green endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Jacket slightly creased at extremities. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing for England. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title, "For Steven, a book of cold beasts, with my best wishes, from Ted Hughes. 15th November 1984.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      . Englisch. Z 2; gesamthaft gutes, sauberes Exemplar.. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Hrsg. von Ch. Coulston Gillispie. 8 Bde. New York, Scribner, 1981. Grüne OLeinenbände, mit goldgepr. Rücken- u. Deckeltitel, gr.-8°. Umfaßt 14 Teile in 7 Bänden sowie die Teile 15-16 in einem weiteren Band, mit Supplement, Index, Biographien und 'Topical Essays'. - Rücken etwas lichtrandig, gesamthaft gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: vorZeiten-Versandantiquariat (Inh. Dr. H]
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        Nigromontanus. Radierung. 1981 Signiert, datiert und numeriert.

      . Radierung Nr. 49/75 zur Vorzugsausgabe " Nigromontanus " ( Ernst Jünger, Vexierbilder - 1981 ) erschienen ( ohne das Buch ). In der Platte datiert und betitelt. Von Horst Janssen signiert und handschriftlich numeriert. Druck in Dunkelbraun auf bläulichem Bütten. Unter Passepartout sowie gerahmt ( Gesamtmaße: 48 x40 cm ). Unter Glas gerahmt. Minimal ausgeblichen sowie am Oberrand lose montiert. - selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        SPEKTRUM DER WISSENSCHAFT (Scientific American, Internationale Ausgabe in deutscher Sprache), 26 Jahrgänge: 1981 - 2007. Ohne Jahrgang 2006. Jahrgänge 1995 und 1999 unvollständig. Gebundene Zeitschrift. ISSN: 0170-2971.

      Weinheim : Spektrum der Wissenschaft, 1981 - 2007.. 26 Jahrgänge in 30 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften. Bibliothekseinband. 26 Jahrgänge in 30 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften!!! Auf seriose, aber unterhaltsame Weise informiert Spektrum der Wissenschaften über Themen aus sämtlichen Fachgebieten. Fest eingebunden. Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Leider ohne Jahrgang 2006. Die Jahrgänge 1991, 1995 und 1999 wurden nicht fest eingebunden (beiliegende Einzelhefte), leider fehlen dort die folgenden Ausgaben: 3.1995, 5.1995 und 8.1999. Bucheinbände leicht berieben, jedoch teilweise verformt (Jahrgangsband 1990 mit starken Verformungen). Seiten sauber, teilweise aber leicht gewellt. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Gesamtzustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Fischerhäuser an der Ostsee. Öl auf Spanplatte.

      (Schwerin) Meier 1981.. 38 x 45 cm. Gerahmt. Signiert und datiert:. HMei4. Abbildung. :Graphiken.

      [Bookseller: Schweriner Antiquariat]
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        Das Sommergrab.

      Cavigliano, Eigenverlag von Peter Stiefel, 1981.. Quer-folio. (6) S. Mit 1 sign. und bez. Originalzeichnung in Mischtechnik und 5 num. u. sign. Radierungen von Peter Stiefel. Lose in Orig.-Leinenmappe.. Nr. 15 von 15 Ex. (GA 20 Ex.). - "Die Radierungen wurden auf Hahnenmühle 23 g im Kupferdruck-Atelier von Peter Kneubühler gedruckt. Der Text wurde von Adolf Hürlimann aus der Caslon Antiqua gesetzt und auf der Handpresse abgezogen. Die Mappe wurde von Heinz Wahrenberger angefertigt" (Impressum).

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Midnight&#39;s Children

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. London: Jonathan Cape,, 1981. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth-backed grey paper boards, titles to spine and author&#39;s initials to front board in silver, fore edge uncut. With the dust jacket. Faint toning to top and bottom edges of boards, fore edge of front free endpaper slightly finger-marked. An excellent copy in a lightly soiled jacket. First edition, first impression, UK issue taken from the American sheets. Presentation copy inscribed by the author: "To Tanya Leaver, (hello again!), Salman Rushdie". Coming after the less than stellar success of Grimus, Cape issued only 1,000 copies from US sheets. The winner of the 1981 Booker Prize and, in 1993, winner of the Booker of Bookers Prize as the best novel to win the award in the first 25 years of its existence.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Liebesreim auf Deidesheim Deidesheimer Turmschreiber 2. Band

      Neustadt Weinstrasse : Pfälzische Verlagsanstalt 1981. 155 S. : Ill. ; 22 cm Gewebe - Gebundenes Exemplar sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        The Forgotten Colony. A History of the English-Speaking Communities in Argentina

      London: Hutchinson, 1981. Hutchinson, London, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Very scarce in this first edition, &#39;The Forgotten Colony&#39; is the extraordinary and eventful story of the British in Argentina - from the isolated, traditional Welsh communities in Patagonia to the chic social world of the Buenos Aires Harrods and the Hurlingham Club. Since the early nineteenth century Britain has had a fascinating relationship with Argentina, one of the few countries where the English, Irish, Scots and Welsh settled but did not rule. This is a serious but entertaining account of a much-neglected subject. Contains 15 illustrations. Slight wear to final couple of illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. 318 pp. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is cocked. One slight knick to dust jacket. Previous owner&#39;s signature in ink. Top edge marked. Corners slightly bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Argentina; Modern; ISBN: 0091453100. ISBN/EAN: 9780091453107. Inventory No: 8297. .

      [Bookseller: Dreadnought Books]
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        Helmut Newton. Éditions du Regard. Helmut Newton. 1981.

      - 1 volume in-4° relié plein cartonnage sous jaquette pelliculée illustrée, 75 p.+ photographies noir et blanc pleine page. Pelliculage un pau usagé et abîmé en bordures sinon tr§ès bon état - Exemplaire - Signé par l'artiste Helmut Newton. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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      VIKING. NY 1981 - 0002219972 SIGNED First British edition, first printing. Published by Collins in 1981. Signed by Author on inside title page. Jacket is in Fine condition. Jacket is neatly price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. The book itself is in Fine condition with no marks or scratches. The binding is straight and tight, pages are white. NO remainder mark. ; Signed by Author. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Scouts]
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        Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude); [with:] Cronica de una muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold).

      Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1967/Bogota-Colombia: Editorial La Oveja Negra, 1981 - 2 works together, octavo. Cien años: perfect bound octavo; white card wrappers as issued, pictorial decoration to front wrapper in black, orange, and blue, titles to spine and text to rear wrapper in black. Extremities rubbed, spine creased and rolled, wear and some small marks to rear wrapper, leaves tanned at margins but otherwise clean; a very good copy. Cronica: original navy boards, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket. Ends and corners nicked, mild toning to margins of leaves, but an excellent copy in the somewhat chipped jacket. Both copies warmly and wittily inscribed by Marquez in 1981, evidently to an old girlfriend and her husband, the first on the first blank "Para Silvia, de mi corazón cuando me quería a mí y no a ese hombre; con toda mi alma de antes, GABM 1981" ("To Silvia, from the bottom of my heart, when she used to love me and not that man; with all my erstwhile love, GABM 1981"), and the second on the dedication page, "Para Silvia y Rodolfo, este libro que los persigue desde hace mucho tiempo por todos los aeropuertos del mundo; con un abrazo grande, GABM.Z 81" ("To Silvia and Rodolfo, this book that has been chasing you for a long time through all the world's airports, with a big hug, GABM.Z 81"). Cien años de soledad is the true first edition in the correctly illustrated wrappers (with the ship and three yellow flowers, changed in later printings at Marquez's insistence). Cronica de una muerte anunciada is the Colombian first edition, first published simultaneously in Colombia, Mexico, and Spain (on the "follow the flag" principle, the Colombian is the most desirable). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        FRANK C. MCCARTHY: THE OLD WEST A Portrait in Paintings

      Greenwich Press, Trumbull, CT 1981 - Limited Edition - #345 of 1500; SIGNED by McCarthy; in Very Good clam shell box; White cloth-covered box shows minor dust; Also has original plastic sleeve which is torn at opening; Horizontal folio; Color Paintings; 168 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        Périphérie [12 sérigraphies de Alberto Bali]

      Boulogne: Booking / S?ence Art, 1981. Boulogne: Booking / Séquence Art, 1981. Livre. Illus. by Alberto Bali. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. Ed. originale. petit in-plano. Boulogne-Billancourt, Booking / Séquence Art, 1981. 40 x 38 cm, petit in-plano, 28 ff. n. ch. dont 1 de titre, 12 sérigraphies originales hors texte, 12 poèmes, 1 f. de justification, 2 feuillets blancs, en feuilles sous portefeuille de pleine toile écrue avec le titre au premier plat. Editon originale des poèmes du psychanalyste lacanien Jacques Nassif et premier tirage des sérigraphies de l&#39;architecte, peintre, graphiste et designer d&#39;origine argentine Alberto Bali. Tirage à 110 exemplaires, celui-ci n° 66. Les poèmes sont imprimés sur un papier gaufré très fin (façon serpente) et les sérigraphies, toutes signées et numérotées au verso, sur vélin de Rives BFK. Rare et beau travail sur l&#39;architecture de la périphérie de Paris. Bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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      Published by Antony Atha, 1981. Published by Antony Atha, 1981. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Fine. Illustrated by Crealocke, H. Hope. Fine condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 255 numbered copies. A reproduction of the 1892 Longmans, Green and Co. Edition. With 40 full-page plates and illustrations in the text. 194 pages. Very large format. SIGNED by Duke of Atholl at end of Forword. Copy no. 218. Corners lightly bumped. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Harlem Document. Photographs 1932&#150;1940

      Providence, RI: A Matrix Publication, 1981. Providence, RI: A Matrix Publication,, 1981. Foreword Gordon Parks. Text from Federal Writers Projects Edited by Ann Banks. Oblong octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in white, purple endpapers. With the dust jacket. With 52 black and white photographs. A few light scuff marks to front board, inner hinges cracked to gauze lining but binding firm. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with lightly rubbed extremities and a few nicks to head of spine and rear panel. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by Siskind to the lawyer Ira Lowe on front free endpaper: "To Ira Lowe. He, too, labors in the Vineyard. Aaron Siskind 12-15-81." Images of Harlem by Aaron Siskind, alongside text collected through the Federal Writers Project of the same era, including interviews with Harlem residents and children&#39;s street rhymes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Image size 120 x 85 mm, 4¾ x 3½ inches, showing a tall soft toy white goose with blue spots and a small soft toy Scottie dog. Signed in image bottom right: "Nicola Bayley 1981". No information available on whether this image was intended for or used in a book. Fine in large cream mount. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1981. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385293305 . A beautiful copy of the first printing of Marilynne Robinson&#39;s first novel. Writer of Gilead. About Very Good+in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Also comes with a second DJ which has been kept flat in a sleave and is in very good condition it has never even been put on a book. The extra DJ was a test jacket it is the same but the lettering was done in yellow. Stated First Edition. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Noble House - SIGNED Limited Edition

      Delacorte Press, New York 1981 - Near Fine and appears unread in an fine slipcase.SIGNED by the author on the limitation page, this being number 120 of 500 printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Codex Seraphinianus Deluxe Edition

      Milano: Rizzoli, 2013. Milano: Rizzoli. 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780847843091 . New revised edition with several additional drawings. Originally published by Franco Maria Ricci in 1981. Limited to 600 numbered copies: 300 for the Italian market, and 300 for the U.S. market. This copy (#21) is part of the Italian edition, which precedes the American edition. Includes the limited, signed Ta-Roc print (#96 of 150). Bright red decorated cloth, yellow endpapers, silk bookmark. The Decodex, a small booklet in a pocket affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper with text in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian, contains a short introduction by Serafini in which he explains how the Codex came to be. Apparently, a cat was actively involved in the creative process. The book is a masterpiece of fantasy, painstakingly illustrating a non-existent world and written in a non-existent language which, at times, seems to be a surrealist parody of our own world. Serafini, an architect and graphic designer, wrote and illustrated the volumes during a two-year period in the late 1970s. In the beautiful red cloth clamshell box with gold decorations. Both the book and the box are in fine condition. This copy comes with the original publisher&#39;s cardboard box as well. ; Folio; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Autograph sketch leaf from the full score of the composer's "Summersong" for 23 wind instruments. Signed.

      . 1 page. Folio. Notated in pencil on 16-stave paper on one side of a bifolium (310 x 232 mm.). Undated, but ca. 1981. Together with a typed letter signed from the composer to the prominent American choral conductor Harold Rosenbaum regarding both the present work and the composer's "Seasons Such as These," commenting on their significance and hoping for more performances.. Chaitkin's teachers included Dallapiccola, Shifrin and Imbrie.

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        VOM EINFLUSS DER GESTIRNE (1 Band Faksimile und 1 Kommentarband) - Faksimile der Handschrift Ms. C 54 in der Zentralbibliothek in Zürich - LIMITIERT - TADELLOSES EXEMPLAR

      Faksimile Verlag Luzern 1981 - VOM EINFLUSS DER GESTIRNE - Astrologie und Medizin im Mittelalter Im Nürnberg des 15. Jahrhunderts ließ sich das Patrizierhaus Schürstab den nach ihm benannten Codex anfertigen. In jener Zeit waren Astrologen hoch angesehene Spezialisten, die ganze Lebensläufe anhand von Sternzeichen und Geburtstag erstellen konnten. Vom Einfluss der Gestirne ist eine astrologisch-medizinische Sammelhandschrift, welche notwendige medizinischen Behandlungen in den Lauf von Sonne, Planeten und Sternen einpasste und auch dem Laien Zugang zu dieser frühen Wissenschaft gewehrte. Heute wird die Handschrift Ms. C 54 in der Zentralbibliothek in Zürich aufbewahrt. Der Faksimile Verlag Luzern schuf 1981 in aufwendiger Handarbeit lediglich 980 Exemplare dieser streng limitierten und handnummerierten Faksimile-Ausgabe. Sie ist beim Verlag vergriffen und dort nicht mehr erhältlich. Angebotsumfang: * 1 Band Faksimile * 1 Band Wissenschaftlicher Kommentar * Schuber Ausstattungsdetails: * Bis ins Detail dem Original aus dem frühen 15. Jahrhundert nachempfunden * Originalformat von ca. 29,5 x 20,7 cm * 124 Seiten, dem Original entsprechend randbeschnitten * 54 Miniaturen in leuchtenden Farben und teilweise Echtgoldauflage * Brauner Rindsledereinband * Aus privater Sammlung Zustand: * Tadelloses Exemplar * In blauer Schmuckkassette Limitierung: * Streng limitiert auf nur 980 Exemplare weltweit * Längst vergriffen * Sammlerstück Besuchen Sie uns in der Altstadt von Regensburg # Wir bieten mehr als 300 verschiedene Faksimile-Ausgaben an # Wir liefern alle Faksimile-Ausgaben ab einem Verkaufspreis von 3.980,- Euro persönlich zu Ihnen nach Hause (innerhalb Deutschland, Österreichs, Luxemburgs und der Schweiz) # Dazu erhalten Sie eine 60-90 minütige Einführung in das Werk. Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns bei Fragen oder Wünschen - wir helfen gerne!

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