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      New York: Sweetwater Editions, (1981). First Edition. leather-backed cloth. Slight rubbing to the spine. Near Fine in a Good slipcase with some water damage not affecting the book or the portfolio. Ira Moskowitz. Large quarto (9" x 11-3/4") bound in maroon half Chieftain morocco and gilt-decorated Dutch cloth. Illustrated by Ira Moskowitz with a frontispiece and ten full-page ORIGINAL copperplate etchings, each SIGNED in pencil by the illustrator. Of a total edition of 475 copies, this is copy #56 of only 75 copies SIGNED by both the author and the artist on the colophon page and with an extra suite of the ten etchings, also SIGNED, housed in a separate portfolio with both the book and the portfolio housed in a slipcase. This was Singer's first novel, published originally in 1955. It is the story of religious hysteria in Poland in the middle of the seventeenth century.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      NY: Haywire Press, 1981. First ed. Friedlander, Lee. 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.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Flowers and Trees

      New York: Haywire Press, 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.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Comfort Of Strangers - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Jonathan Cape, London 1981 - A most beautiful First Impression of the first Edition in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Ian McEwan directly on the title page. Rather scarce to find in collectible condition, let alone fine ; McEwan's second novel after The Cement Garden, the story of Mary and Colin, an English couple in Venice who meet Robert and Caroline. When they drug Mary and give Colin the choice to allow Robert to do anything to him and save Mary's life or let her die, Colin chooses to save Mary, and, when she awakes, he is dead. Basis for the 1990 movie starring Rupert Everett, Christopher Walken, Helen Mirren and Natasha Richardson First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Nic Jonk. MINT.

      Grootschermer, De Nereïden, 1981 - Grootschermer, De Nereïden, 1981. Grey cardboard portfolio, 66 x 50,5 cms., 4 (four!) colour screenprints in the size of te portfolio. Hand-numbered '145/150', printed in red lettering on inner board: '18 mei 1980 bij gelegenheid van 15 jaar beeldentuin Nic Jonk Beeldhouwer is deze map met 4 zeefdrukken in een oplaag van 150 in 10 kleuren gedrukt op 300-grams economos etching bij Henk van der Vet te 's-Gravenhage'.

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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      Julliard 1981 - - Julliard, Paris _1981, 14,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Très bel exemplaire, ex-libris encollé sur la première garde. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Russian Army Soldier's Photo Album and Scrapbook

      [Russia: n.p., c. 1980s.]. Minor tearing and edgewear to some pages, else near fine in plush boards, with light soiling to the front and rear panels.. Unique photo album and scrapbook, featuring original artwork, titled "730 Soldier Days" by the author. Collection comprises over one hundred portraits and candid photographs of Soviet military life, from 1981 to 1983 in the city of Ivanovo (158 lmiles from Moscow) where the soldier was stationed in the radio and technology department. Most portraits are signed or inscribed to the author of the album. Original pen and color pencil cartoons and tracings, depicting soldier life, drawn on the tissue guards. Several pages are covered with colorful swathes of felt, with cut-out felt letters, numbers, and other designs fixed to the surface. A series of postcards, showcasing Soviet Russian scenery and industry have been adhered to the pages in the form of collage; an additional twelve postcards and one photograph have been laid into the album. With his acute design sensibility, the author could have established a successful career as a graphic artist after his discharge from the army; this album exemplifies his exceptional skill for compelling composition and illustration.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Journal of H.M.S. Resolution 1772 - 1775.

      Guildford Surrey England: Genesis Publications in association with Rigby Ltd. Australia 1981 - Limited edition of 500 copies, this copy out of series, i.e. un-numbered. Coloured frontispiece, portrait, plates and maps. Folio (13 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches), publishers fine three-quarter crimson morocco, spine gilt lettered and blocked direct within 5 raised bands, all edges gilt, bound-in silk bookmark; a little scuffing to gilt on fore-edge of text block, overall very good indeed and in superb condition. Contained in the original slipcase with printed paper label, the label a little marked. A substantial volume; weight 4 1/2 kg. A facsimile of Cook's original manuscript journal (Add. MSS 27886 Reproduced by kind permission of The British Library Board) with introduction and notes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bristow & Garland]
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        The Journal of H.M.S. Resolution 1772 - 1775.

      Guildford, Surrey, England: Genesis Publications in association with Rigby Ltd. Australia, 1981.. Limited edition of 500 copies, this copy out of series, i.e. un-numbered. Coloured frontispiece, portrait, plates and maps. Folio (13 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches), publishers fine three-quarter crimson morocco, spine gilt lettered and blocked direct within 5 raised bands, all edges gilt, bound-in silk bookmark; a little scuffing to gilt on fore-edge of text block, overall very good indeed and in superb condition. Contained in the original slipcase with printed paper label, the label a little marked. A substantial volume; weight 4 1/2 kg. A facsimile of Cook's original manuscript journal (Add. MSS 27886 Reproduced by kind permission of The British Library Board) with introduction and notes.

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      New York, [6 October 1981]. Letter. Normal creases from mailing. Near Fine with wonderful content. Two pages with envelope on Parker Meridien Hotel letterhead to Fred Martin of New Directions. In part: "Very regrettably Mitch Douglas didn't let you know that I was not releasing 'Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws' but holding it back for rewrites of a considerable nature and all quite essential. This play was written while I was quite ill in the sixties and the fact is embarrassingly [sic] evident in the text, especially as I read it in print. I'm afraid that everything about my professional relationship with Douglas was regrettable.... I am a slow and consientious [sic] writer if permitted to be. Not an electric rabbit at a dog race. Of course these misapprehensions are finally set right. I've done two verysions [sic] of 'Clothes' since the one thrown with such cavalier haste onto Broadway. SIGNED as "Tennessee." In holograph: "Please remember me to Jay [James Laughlin, founder of New Directions] who introduced me to the 'world of Letters.' I never want him to be ashamed of a work of mine that bears the N.D. imprimateur [sic]." And in another color ink and likely added at the last minute: "P.P.S. There is also a now definitive "Red Devil Battery Sign"-- a controversial but major work.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Boarding House Oinkari Basque Dancers. [Poster].

      - Boise, Idaho, 1981. 6-color, silkscreened by Hidy. 26 x 20". 275 numbered and signed by the artist, Lance Hidy. New.

      [Bookseller: Colophon Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Le Théatre De Beaumarchais

      Éditions Arts et Couleurs, Monte Carlo 1981 - Plein cuir avec riche décors estampés et doré sur les plats et les dos, 3 volumes ( Complet), sous emboitages rembordés cuir, tranche dorée, un de 200 exemplaires numérotés de 151 à 350 (286), avec une suite en violet de Bourgogne des illustrations hors textes, un des exemplaires reservés aux bibliophiles suisses avec une illustration originale en couleur réalisée à leur intention, manque la double page encadrée. Dos légèrement insolé, cependant très bel exemplaire ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Pensée Sauvage]
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      Turkish: Universal, 1981. Rolled.. Original One-Sheet Movie Poster.. Very Fine / Near Mint.. (27" x 40") Scarce original Turkish one-sheet poster for the 1975 Steven Spielberg oceanic horror, based on the 1974 Peter Benchley novel of the same name. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss. A beautiful, rolled poster with extreme art, not used anywhere else in film materials related to this epic film.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Out of the Darkness *****SIGNED AND ANNOTATED BY THE AUTHOR****

      Stackpole Books 1981 - NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE; FIRST EDITION/2nd. PRINTING; signed by CLYDE TOMBAUGH on the page before the title page and dated 28 December 1983; ALSO INSIDE THERE ARE ANNOTATIONS AND UNDERLININGS BY TOMBAUGH CONCERNING HIS DISCOVERY OF THE PLANET PLUTO; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Virtual Books]
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        Balanciers Etalonneurs. Leurs marques - Leurs poinçons.

      1981 - 1 vol. in-4 relié bradel pleine toile grise, Montpellier, 1981, 214 pp. Bel exemplaire. Rare Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Le siècle des grandes ombres I & II *

      B.Galland, Vevey 3 et 6.1981. - Brochés, couvertures illustrées à rabats, étui parcheminé. Le premier tome est consacré à Saint-Simon et le second à Pascal, Don Quichotte, la Roche-Foucault, la Bruyère, Molière, Racine, les 1000 et une nuits,? Bonne bibliographie.Rare exemplaire de tête, les seuls à comporter l'estampe originale.Volumes du tirage ordinaire qui n'aura pas l'étui ni la gravure sur demande. Édition originale sur vergé. L'un des 30 exemplaires de tête signé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Taschenlexikon Der Farben - 1440 Farbnuancen Und 600 Farbnamen

      Germany: Muster-schmidt Verlag. Hardcover. 242 pages. Text in German. Viewing aid laid inside back board. Moderate wear to dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1981. Reprint.

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        Midnight's Children

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. First British edition of the author's Booker Prize-winning novel. Some scattered foxing to the top edge, else fine in a near fine, very lightly spine faded dust jacket. Signed by the author. Midnight's Children chronicles modern India through the lives of the one thousand and one children born within the country's first hour of independence on August 15, 1947. "An extraordinary of the most important to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation" (Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review). Listed by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Inst. Fernando el Católico., Zaragoza. 1981 - Ed. Angel Canellas López. (284 textos escritos por el pintor entre 1771 y 1828, más 197 documentos dirigidos o relativos al mismo en los años 1746 a 1919). CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ 8400049096 LIBRO EN ESPANOL

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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        Lettre autographe signée à l'écrivain Christian Maurel [2 août 1981]

      Lettre. Très bon. Couverture souple. Signé par l'auteur. Ed. originale. 2 août 1981. 1 p. in-8, 16 lignes. Je viens de lire vos poèmes, avec le même plaisir, il me semble, que vous avez eu à les écrire. La poésie est un genre" que je ne connais pas bien, et qui me semble souvent étrange, sinon étranger. Ici, au contraire, j'ai eu l'impression que vous disiez, sur un mode musical, des choses qui n'auraient pu être dites autrement." En post-scriptum, il indique qu'il transmet le manuscrit à Gallimard, car il pense que ces poèmes "pourraient être goûtés de quelqu'un comme Jean Grosjean"..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1981. small 4to., green cloth stamped in black and gilt. xiv,624, xii,628; xvi,624, xvi,622; xvi,624, xvii,619; xiv,625, xiv,624; xvi,620, xiv,622; xvi,618, xvi,620; xvi,623, xvi,640; xiv,818, xviii,503 pages... 16 volumes bound in 8 as issued. First edition of this 16 volume set bound in 8. The last volume is the Supplement and Index volume. Only minor rubbing. .

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        STUDIES AND SKETCHES OF A BIRD PAINTER. Paintings, Drawings and text by Raymond Ching. With additional text by Errol Fuller

      Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne, Australia. 1981. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY CHING. Folio. (16.3 x 11.7 inches). One of 500 numbered and signed copies. Illustrated with 40 fine full page colour plates plus 80 preliminary studies, many of these full page and coloured as well. Fine copy in publishers full grey morocco binding. Spine with raised bands. Two dark blue leather labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Pale blue laid paper endpapers. A fine copy in the original plain brown paper wrapper and housed in the recess, with a ribbon pull-tie to lift the book out, of a larger solander box. Box covered in dark blue cloth with a colour illustration mounted onto the front panel and a blue morocco label, ruled and lettered in gilt, to the spine. A fine copy of this wonderful production. Best known for his illustrations to the famous Readers Digest Book of British Birds, this work shows a fascinating insight into the process behind the creation of Ching's beautiful Bird paintings. Although born in Wellington, New Zealand, Ching has spent most of his adult life living in Britain.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1981]. cloth.. A fine copy in cloth slipcase without dust jacket as issued, still in. the publisher's shrink wrap. (#136651). First edition. One of 750 numbered copies signed by Herbert. Fourth Dune novel. See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-207. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 407.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      New York: Delacorte, (1981). First Edition. hardcover. Very mild rubbing to the boards. About Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light sunning to the spine. Outstanding collection of stories by this master of the form. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated 8 October 1981. Publication date was 29 October.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Born Indian (Signed First Edition)

      Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. His third book, a collection of short stories. A fine and tight copy in a clean very near fine dust jacket that has some very minor edge wear. Signed by Kinsella on the front free endpaper. The cloth issue is quite uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      Writers Workshop, Calcutta 1981 - Previous owner's neat small stamp on ffep. Two inch mark on title page. Bound in orange decorative cloth, stamped in gold. Preceeded by a signed, limited edition of 150. This is the first "Flexiback" edition of Seth's first book in glassine dustwrapper with the scarce wraparound band still in place. Actually scarcer than the signed, limited edition. Laid in is an ALS from the publisher, P. Lal. 72 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Vendanges *

      A. & P. Gonin, Lausanne 1981. - En feuilles sous double emboîtage 41 x 31, dos parchemin avec titre doré, couverture rempliée décorée d'un motif lithographié.L'un des 15 exemplaires de tête lettré sur Japon (J), signé par l'artiste ( et prolongé par la classique colombe) et l'éditeur. Exemplaire de grand luxe, contenant:- une suite signée complète des 42 planches sur Japon, la couverture n' y étant pas retenue- un imposant dessin original dédicacé, à la mine de plomb, sur double page, représentant un couple de vignerons autour d'un tonneau. La jambe par-dessus ce dernier, un rien coquine, la femme offre à son compagnon un verre qui ne doit pas contenir de l'eau. Il s'agit d'une variante de l'image figurant pages 74-75, qui témoigne de la vision érotisée de ce texte par l'artiste.Relevons une curiosité: ce texte fit l'objet d'une première illustration partielle par le même Erni puisque l'ouvrage "Ivresse" en contient le quatrième chapitre.Imprimé par Blaise et Philippe Kundig. (Giroud 72)

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Man with a Load of Mischief

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1981. hardcover. F-/F 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first book. SIGNED Richard Jury business card laid in. Book has light abrasions on front fep. Jacket spine is slightly toned. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Power. British Management in Focus

      London: Travelling Light, 1981.. 4to. (10.5 x 8.25 inches). pp.128. B/w photo illusts. Pictorial laminated boards. Covers and contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Plates in bright, fine condition. No inscriptions. Errata slip tipped in. A Fine copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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        The Robert Collier Letter Book Sixth 6th Edition

      Oak Harbor, Washington, U.S.A.: Robert Collier Publications, Incorporated, 1981. The text of the sixth edition was approved by the author just prior to his death. It represents the culmination and refinement of his life's work. Light bumping at spine ends, light edge wear. Jacket is lightly worn at the upper edge, and has a small stain at the lower spine, now in a new Mylar protective cover. This book contains a wealth of proven examples of sales letters and campaigns that worked, why they worked, and how to apply them to your business. "Millions of dollars worth of business has resulted from the letters included in this famous book - regarded by direct mail men as the 'master work' of all letter-writing books". Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

      [Bookseller: Wendys Books]
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        FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH: A TRUE STORY (Inscribed Association Copy)

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. The debut novel of one of the great writer/directors of modern cinema. Book is Near Fine with toning to board edges otherwise clean. Dust jacket is Very Good+ with minor bends and wrinkles, but no rips, tears or missing chips. The author, employed by Rolling Stone magazine, posed as a student and enrolled in high school at age 21. His experiences were the basis for Rolling Stones articles as well as this comedic, coming-of-age novel, from which the 1982 film was adapted. & & And here's where it gets interesting, that movie had an all-star cast, including: Jenifer Jason Leigh, Brian Backer, Phoebe Cates, Robert Ramanus, Sean Penn, Judge Reinhold, Nicolas Cage and Forest Whitaker, among others. This book is dated November 17, 1981 and is inscribed to Robert Romanus as follows: "Dear Bob - Talking about a book, traveling around the country on a 'promo tour' - it gives you a deep appreciation for the few people who really GET IT. Needless to say, you understand this book - and before you put me out of business with your own writing, thanks for helping bring this story to life . . . from whence it came. Isn't this great? Your friend, Cameron P.s. No checks." In addition, Romanus has written a note describing how Cameron gave him the copy to read prior to shooting the movie and that he asked Cameron to sign it while they were shooting the "great iced-tea" scene at Stacy's House. A wonderful association and a warm, early inscription. Near Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        On the Morning of Christ's Nativity

      UK: Whittington Press. Whittington, Gloucestershire, UK, Whittington Press, 1981. Deluxe edition limited to 25 Copies. This being copy XX. The total edition was 350 copies. The 25 copies, of which this is one, were published in a cloth box with a suite of six extra plates. The book itself is bound in full green goatskin. The publication is fine with just some light surface rubbing to the box. A stunning edition. Notes on the illustrations provided by Martin Butlin. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1981.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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      AU BUREAU DU LA REVUE 1981 - RO20003181: lot de revue de radiologie en Anglais de 1963 à 1981 soit 162 revues de environ 250 pages richement illustrées.Manque 10/72 à 03/73.Manque 01/78 et 09/78 . Année 1981 imcomplète 01et 02. Plus tables des articles. Revue trimestrielle In-4 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 614.2-Médecine nucléaire (radiologie, électrologie) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Visiting Dieppe / Edward Ardizzone ; with an introduction by Lynton Lamb

      London : Warren Editions 1981 - Physical description: [23] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 advertising folder (ill. ; 20 x 23 cm. ). Subjects: France - Dieppe - Description & travel. Limited edition: no. 65/175 copies. Fine copy in the original title-blocked, cloth-backed, illus. boards. Publisher's promotional gatefold illus. card loosely inserted. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Histoire de lille de charles quint à la conquête française (1500-1715) II

      Privat, 1981. in4 Relié jaquette

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        A Leaf from the Letters of St. Jerome First Printed by Sixtus Reissinger, Rome, C.1466 - 1467 [Leaf Book]

      Los Angeles and London: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge - H.M. Fletcher 1981, edition limited to 300 copies. () [vi], 30pp. Fine. Folio. Quarter vellum over marbled boards. Vellum spine label with gilt title. Lightest of shelfwear to corners. The original leaf is contained in a paper folder bound before the half-title. The leaf has some age toning and old water damage, but is quite striking, printed in two columns with very wide margins. Limited to 300 numbered copies, this being #27. An attractive, letter-press book containing a leaf from St. Jerome's Epistolae Hieronymi, likely one of the first few, if not the very first, book printed in Rome. The evidence, collected and explained herein, indicated that Epistolae Hieronymi was printed in 1466, shortly after Reissinger and another printing house, Sweynheim and Pannartz, established their presses. The leaf offered her represents an excellent example of a very early incunable and is from the editio princeps of the Letters of St. Jerome, one of the greatest collections of literary letters in the Western canon. (Dispersed and Disbound 170).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Die Wenzelsbibel. Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe und Dokumentation. 9 Bde. + Interimskommentar.

      ADEVA 1981-1991, Graz -, g.e. (Codices Selecti. Vol. LXX/1-9), Bd. 1: Codex Vindobonensis (C. V.) 2759, Bll. 1-98, Bd. 2: C.V. 2759, Bll. 97-175, Bd. 3: C. V. 2759, Bll. 174-239, Bd. 4: C. V. 2760, Bll. 1-74, Bd. 5: C. V. 2760, Bll. 75-147, Bd. 6: C. V. 2760, Bll. 148-182, C. V. 2761, Bll. 1-36, Bd. 7: C. V. 2761, Bll. 32r-112v, Bd. 8: C. V. 2761, Bll. 112-144, C. V. 2763, Bll. 170-206, Bd. 9: Die nicht illuminierten Bücher, C.V. 2762, Fol. 1-211, C. V. 2763, Fol. 1-169, C. V. 2764, Fol. 1-231; Nr. 561 / 419 / 104 / 532 / 124 / 652 / 656 / 419 / 330 v. jew. 780 Ex.

      [Bookseller: Der Buchfreund]
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        PKD. A Philip K. Dick Bibliography

      San Francisco, CA & Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller,, 1981. Compiled by Daniel J. Levack. With Annotations by Steven Owen Godersky. Octavo. Original red cloth decorated with images of Dick's books in grey, titles to spine and upper board in silver. In the publisher's shrinkwrap. A fine copy still in the original shrinkwrap. First edition, first printing. One of a limited edition of 200 copies signed by Dick, Levack, and Godersky.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lucien Pissarro: Engravings

      Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1981. Paperback. Fine. Lucien Pissarro. Lucien Pissarro. Paperback. Number 32 of 175 sets. Pissarro designed about 350 woodcuts during his lifetime, some of which he carved himself; although, many were carved by his wife Esther. The Ashmolean Museum is the repository for Pissarro's existing 315 woodblocks. Unfortunately, a small number were lost in the 1903 fire. This special edition includes a softbound book by David Chambers and 29 matted woodcuts which are printed in black and white. The book is illustrated with descriptions of a selection of the woodblocks, drawings, and related ephemera. The woodcuts were printed on an Albion hand press by Iain Bain and David Chambers from the original wood blocks now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Includes 29 prints on handmade Japanese Hosho paper, which have each been mounted into white cardstock folders with window cut-outs. Housed in a green linen box with black and gilt title to spine. Light wear / rubbing to edges of box. An attractive production. 47 pages plus plates. PRI/032013.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        Outside Over There

      Harper & Row 1981 - A fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, inscribed by Sendak on the front free endpaper with a drawing of his signature scarey creature. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE LIGHT BEYOND Adventures in Hassidic Thought

      New York: Moznaim Pub Corp. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940118335 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. ; Signed by author; ; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 372 pages; Signed by Author .

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        The Executioner's Song (Original screenplay for the 1982 TV movie)

      Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Home Video, 1981. Shooting draft for the extraordinary 1982 television movie, based on the 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Norman Mailer, who also wrote the screenplay.& & Winner of 2 Emmy Awards, and nominated for 3 others, including Best Screenplay (Mailer) and Best Actor (Tommy Lee Jones). A turning point in television movies, wherein Jones and Arquette play wholly unsympathetic characters with no reservation. One of the best films of the 1980s, on television or the silver screen.& & Blue studio wrappers. Title page present, dated September 25, 1981, noted as SHOOTING DRAFT, with credits for writer Mailer. 199 leaves, mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with three gold brads.

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