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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.

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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 novel...one 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.

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        DIPLOMATARIO.

      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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        DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY

      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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        Lanark

      Edinburgh; Canongate; 1981 - First edition, first printing. Near fine, with a dusty top edge and an ownership inscription in a near fine price clipped dustjacket. Signed by the author. Regarded by many as one of the great British books of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        GOD EMPEROR OF DUNE

      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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        LIARS IN LOVE

      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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        Mappings

      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)

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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".

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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.

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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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        Radiology

      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).

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        Die Wenzelsbibel. Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe und Dokumentation. 9 Bde. + Interimskommentar.

      ADEVA 1981-1991, Graz - min.best., 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.

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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.

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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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        Midnight's Children (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First American Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author's breakthrough novel, winner of the Booker Prize.& & Very Good plus or better in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight toning to the extremities, and light bumps at two corners. Jacket extremities show a few tiny closed tears, light fading to the sensitive spine panel, and brief toning and a small dampstain on the verso.

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        Danse Macabre (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Everest House, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. One of only 250 numbered copies. Hugo Award winner. A fine copy in a very near fine unprinted tissue jacket that has a small tear to the top of the spine and is lightly darkened in a fine slipcase. Signed by King on the limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Das Banat Und Die Banater Schwaben

      Munich, Germany: Landsmannschaft Der Banater, 1981. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Size=8.5"x11.5. 100's B/W Photos, Maps. (full book description) Landsmannschaft Der Banater, Munich, Germany, 1981. 1st Edition Fine/VG, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=8.5"x11.5, 2019pgs. 100's B/W Photos, Maps. GERMAN TEXT. 4 Volumes complete. Volume 2 DJ has 3" and 1" tear, Volume 3 DJ has 1/2" tear and 1/2" scrape mark, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. SCARCE 4 Volume Set!! 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        The Diary and Observations of a Tench Fisher. Signed limited edition

      Tiverton: The Chevington Press. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. 1981. 6/50. Quarter calf/ marbled board cover with laid on title label. 460mm x 280mm (18" x 11"). 26pp. 6 coloured etching signed by artist and 8 other etchings. 'The Perpetua type was set by hand. The various hand-made papers are from Barcham Green'. .

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        JULIUS FIRMICUS MATERNUS AND THE ALDINE EDITION OF SCRIPTORES

      1981. Fine. BLISS, Carey. JULIUS FIRMICUS MATERNUS AND THE ALDINE EDITION OF SCRIPTORES ASTRONOMICI VETERES. Los Angeles: Kenneth Karmiole, 1981. Folio. Numbered 39 of 164. This study of the Aldine Edition contains an Aldine leaf in Roman type, paragraph markings printed in red and blue as well as a 3-line initial in blue. There is also a short contemprary ink annotation in the margin. Bound in grey linen with paper titling label at spine. 28pp plus bibliography, acknowledgments and colophon, printed by Patrick Reagh. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Crónica de una Muerte Anunciada

      (Bogota): (Editorial la Oveja Negra). ([1981). The Colombian first edition of Chronicle of a Death Foretold, which was published simultaneously in Colombia, Mexico, and Spain. Inscribed by the author and dated in 1998. A nice copy of this small book by the Nobel Prize winner; "following the flag," this would be the most desirable of the several simultaneous issues. Fine in a fine dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A Good Man in Africa

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1981. First British edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First British edition. Fine in dust jacket (one tiny, internally mended tear) with almost none of the usual fading to the background color on the spine. The author's first book, set in a mythical West African country.

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        In the Garden of the North American Martyrs (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Ecco, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. First issue, with publisher's price of $14.95 present at the top right corner of the front flap (i.e., unclipped). SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. The author's first collection of stories, and his first book published in the US. A lovely copy, and one of only a handful of first issue examples we have encountered.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Frantisek Drtikol (Edice Mezinarodni Fotografie / Svazek 7) -- A Portfolio of 12 Prints

      Prague: Pressfoto. 1981. Loose in Folder. Near Fine. 12 prints, plus text pamphlet, decorative cardboard sheet, and original decorative envelope. 1981. One of 2,000 copies. All images loose, as issued, 11.75 x 9.5 inches (30 x 24 cm), matte finish. Prints come with 10 page pamphlet in 5 languages. Light rubbing to the folder. Plates fine, save for some minor wear to the corners; images unaffected. Rare. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        FAMOUS LAST WORDS

      Toronto: Viking, 1981 Findley, Timothy. FAMOUS LAST WORDS. Toronto: Viking. First Edition. A very good or better copy in dustwrapper. 8vo., 396pp. Extraordinary Family Copy signed on the title page & inscribed by Findley to his father" For Father with much love / Tiff". His father has decorated the front pastedown with a coloured portrait of Queen Mary & has added a full page commentary about the novel on the front fly: "...Tiff has written one of the greatest pyrotechnic displays ever seen against the twilit skies of English literature... / Dad". A wonderful copy of this very highly regarded novel which explores the difference between truth & lies, fact & fictions. $7500.00  "Like its 1977 predecessor The Wars, Timothy Findley's 1981 Famous Last Words ruthlessly examines the (often violent) nature of social division and union, as well as the making of history. Together these two novels mark the peak of Findley's career. While the slim Wars focuses largely on a single Canadian soldier in the First World War, Famous Last Words observes the next war--sometimes in the wings, sometimes from a distant office--through expatriate American writer Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. The title character in a well-known poem by the infamous Ezra Pound ("born / In a half savage country-- / Bent resolutely on wringing lilies from the acorn"), Mauberley gives Findley a focus point for his forceful moral questions. Can bad people produce good art? (Good anything?) Are actions really excused by explanations? - Darryl Whetter. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        La tour des miracles Les amoureux qui ecrivent sur l'eau

      Editions du Gresivaudan, 1981. 1981 2 volumes, illustres de douze + douze lithographies originales par Pierre Cadiou, edition strictement limitée a 300 exemplaires numerotés a la main en chiffre romains, cet exemplaire numero 101 (CI) , en Feuillets Sous Chemise, premier volume 187pp deuxieme volume 219pp 27x38cm, ouvrage dans son coffret toilé - Condition du livre: OTTIMO lievissimi segni d'uso alla scatola telata, carte di "justification du tirage" con leggere rossure, piccolo strappo (1 cm) alla piega della camicia del secondo volume catalogo Poesia - Poetry

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