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        La Cifra.

      Emecé Editores,, Buenos Aires: 1981 - Text is in Spanish. First edition (paperback - 8,000 copies). SIGNED by Borges on the half-title page. Bookseller's label on front free endpaper, previous owner's name and date on half-title page, else near fine in pictorial wraps. ; 108 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Dooibroek- en Duiven(hok)-registraties. MINT COPY.

      ('s-Hertogenbosch), Jan de Bie, (1981). Original portfolio consisting wooden panels containing colour silkscreen illustrations on the outside/inside, kept together with four large black ties, 55 x 40 cms., containing 14 silkscreen prints in black, red, grey, green, white and blue printed on seven sheets of brown paper, signed in (thick) black brush 'Jan de Bie' and numbered '87' on the inside of the front panel. HOUSED in the original artist's corrugated cardboard wrapper, stamped 'Jan de Bie - Duiven - Map Dooibroek' added 3 illustrations of pigeons. Bie, Jan de.

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        GOD EMPEROR OF DUNE

      NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1981]. First edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued, in cloth slipcase. (17100). Octavo, cloth. One of 750 numbered copies signed by Herbert. Fourth in the Dune saga. See Anatomy of Wonder 4-207.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Superman: multi-panel page of original Sunday newspaper strip artwork by George Tuska, black ink on Strathmore paper. Dated, upper left, "Sunday,10-11"

      New York: D.C. Comics, Inc, 1981. 1 vols. 16 x 22 inches. Fine. 1 vols. 16 x 22 inches. A vigorous multi-panel drawing, by Tuska, fully lettered, of the exploits of the first and greatest superhero. Tuska specialized in particularly intense action scenes; he also illustrated such series as Green Lantern, Teen Titans, Justice League, Infinity, and Power Man. A fine, original example of 1970s action comic art. George Tuska finished his studies at the National Academy School of Art at age 21. In 1939, he became John Terry's assistant on 'Scorchy Smith'. At the same time, he joined the graphic studios of Jerry Iger and Will Eisner. There he worked on several comic books, like 'Jungle', 'Wings', 'Planet Wonderworld' and 'Mystery Men'. In the 1940s, Tuska created the character 'Hercule' for Quality Comics and, as a member of Studio Chesler, he drew several episodes of 'Captain Marvel', 'Golden Arrow', 'Uncle Sam' and 'El Carim'. Tuska was mobilized during World War II, so he had to postpone his comic activities. After the war, he continued in the comic field with 'The Crime Does Not Pay', and as the illustrator on 'Scorchy Smith'. In 1959, he took over the daily and weekly 'Buck Rogers' pages, which he continued until 1967. In the late 1960s, Tuska started working for Marvel, where he contributed to the series 'Ghost Rider', 'Planet of the Apes', 'X-Men', 'Daredevil' and 'Iron Man'. He continued drawing superhero comics for DC, like 'Superman', 'Superboy' and 'Challengers of the Unknown'. In 1978, along with José Delbo, Paul Kupperberg and Martin Pasko, Tuska started a new version of the daily 'Superman' comic. Tuska worked on this series until 1993.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Le Coeur est un Oeil

      1981. MATTA, Roberto. Le Coeur est un Oeil. Illustrated with 3 color etchings by Matta. Small folio, loose as issued in the publisher's die-cut cloth folding box. Jean Hugues Bernard, 1981. |~||~||~||~| A charming illustrated book by Matta, which he calls a visual and tactile poems, with the text accompanying the illustrations both written out and printed in braille. With three etching and aquatints, and four etchings with braille (headpieces and text), and two line block reproductions after drawings. One of 125 copies on vélin d'Arches with the 3 etchings, each signed and numbered by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Robert Natkin

      New York: Abrams, 1981. First edition. Very good or better in a very good unclipped dust jacket, which shows slight wear, rubbing; small abrasion to front jacket panel at mid. This copy signed by the artist without inscription on the half title page. A sharp copy of this scarce monograph on the artist often thought of as the last Abstract Expressionist. Not common, particularly when signed.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        THE DIVINE INVASION ** Signed First Edition **

      Timescape / Simon & Schuster, NY 1981 - ***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" stated on the copyright page), ***** This book is SIGNED by the author (Philip K. Dick) on the title page. The author has not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by the author. **** Signed examples of this title are very rare ****. Very nice hardcover with the original dust jacket. There is NO writing and NO bookplates. There is a small remainder mark on the bottom edge of the book. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket is NOT price-clipped ($12.95), and it has the correct first printing date code ("0681") on the back flap. ***** CONDITION: Both the book and the dust jacket are in FINE condition. There is a small remainder mark on the bottom edge of the book (as mentioned above). A very nice example of this rarity! ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no extra charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PKD: A PHILIP K. DICK BIBLIOGRAPHY ..

      San Francisco, California, Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1981.. Octavo, pp. [1-2: limitation leaf] [1-11] 12-158 [159-160: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], pictorial cloth. First edition. 1100 copies printed of which this is one of 200 copies signed by Dick and the compilers. An illustrated, annotated bibliography. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 10-60. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 326. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#155303)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Les Grands Troubadours. Edition originale de la traduction de Joseph Pardo.

      A l'Enseigne des Editions Sefer, Arts et Couleurs, Nice, 1981, - gr. in-folio, (28.5x38.0 cm), 151 p., illustrée par Ansaldi des magnifiques pochoirs multicolores, (miniatures et enluminures dans le style du Moyen-Age), Un des 1540 ex. (num. de 451 à 1990), ex. n° 925 (tirage total 2000 ex.), édition de prestige, En feuilles non reliées, chemise et emboitage couverts de velours bleu foncé. Edition de prestige avec ?Certificat d'Authenticité? signé par l'Artiste et l'Editeur. Exemplaire en parfait état. Poèmes de Bernard de Ventadour, Bertran de Born, Guilhem de Cabestan, Cercamon le Gascon, Guillaume IX d'Aquitaine, Peire Vidal, Jaufré Rudel de Blaye. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Le confessioni d‘un italiano a cura di Marcella Gorra.

      Mailand (Milano), Arnoldo Mondadori, 1981 / 1999.. Kl. Oktav. Org.-Kunstleder mit Klarsichtumschlag in illustr. Org.-Pappschuber. LX, 1160 S., 5 Bll., wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. - Copia in buone condizioni. [I Meridiani Collezione; 75]. - Dünndruckausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Aufstieg und Niedergang der Römischen Welt (ANRW). Part II: Principat. Vol. 31.4 : Sprache und Literatur (Literatur der augusteischen Zeit: Einzelne Autoren, Fortsetzung Vergil, Horaz, Ovid).

      Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1981. Org.-Ganzleinen mit Org.-SU / original full cloth with original dustwrapper. Quart, VIII, S. 2159-2783, sehr gutes Exemplar. ISBN 9783110085556.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Comic panel on white board drawn in black ink measuring 5 x 7 inches signed with an unusual signature by the artist

      - The sketch shows a couple arguing in a restaurant. The caption reads, "She: 'What?? You've never ordered a bottle of wine in your LIFE??' He: 'Well, I-uh-I-I----'" The sketch is signed, "-CRUMB-" rather than the usual "R. Crumb." The sketch most likely appeared in an issue of "Weirdo" magazine. Weirdo, a comic magazine, was published by Last Gasp from 1981 to 1993. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs, Ltd.]
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        Comme un ensablement

      Fata Morgana, Montpellier, 1981. Häftad bok. Quatre sérigraphies tirées en blanc sur noir, la première signée Imprimeur : Kizlik et De Broutelles 300 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches 16 cm x 23 cm 30 pages, en feuilles. Bok med textsidor (Språk: Franska) samt fyra serigrafier. Upplaga 300 ex, varav dessa har nr 242. Allt i mycket gott skick.

      [Bookseller: Handelsbolaget Bladverket]
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        Sometimes Rich and Always Delicious: The Culinary Adventures of a Foreign Correspondent

      Privately Printed 1981 - We're hereby presenting (2) inscribed copies #'s 9 & 26 from a ltd ed of only (150) copies of the privately printed culinary classic: 'Sometimes Rich and Always Delicious' by Frank Oliver~ pub. 1981 in Boca Grande, Fl~ @ $500.~ per 'inscribed' copy~ featuring the distinctive gulf coast sand colour dw w/ Dijon mustard cloth boards~ whose contents include: (12) chapters on Breakfast/ Bread/ Soup/ Hors d'Oeuvres/ Meat/ Fish/ Vegetables/ Sweets/ Rice/ China/ The Garden of the Sea/ Isles of Enchantment & Index of Recipes~ together w/ line~drawings by Elisabeth Hyder w/ frontispiece by Marie S. Newberry~ Thence a most desirable addition for the gastronomique bibliotheque!~ Bon appetit & cheers! Language: eng Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Cujo

      Viking Pr, 1981. Hardcover. VG+. First Edition, First Printing (with all appropriate points), SIGNED & dated with a personalized inscription ("To Linda, with all best, Stephen King 6/29/81") on ffep. Hardcover book has tan paper over boards with a quarter-wrapped black cloth-covered spine. Condition is VG+: very clean, with slight dust darkening & a teeny smudge to fore edge. Interior pages are white & completely clean: NO writing, underlining, or highlighting. NOT ex-lib, Corners crisp & even, spine straight & secure. Flaws: most noticeable is darkening along the inner margins on the inside front cover-free front endpaper interface (where inscription is & old price sticker residue in upper-outer corner of inside front cover (photo 3). Also, slight bumping to heel of spine & a couple random smudges/rubbed areas to front cover. There is a 2" slightly faded strip along the top edge of both front & rear boards, & light, random smudging. Unclipped DJ is gorgeous, in truly Fine condition & virtually flawless! Colors bright, NO Fading or chipping or tearing; beautifully protected in new archival mylar cover. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2017. Same Day Shipping on all orders received weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); weekends & holidays ship next business day.

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        The Autochromes of J. H. Lartigue 1912 - 1927 (Inscribed, Review Copy)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Oblong quarto. Includes an interview with Lartigue followed by 32 full page color autochromes. A handsome very good copy in pale blue boards in price-intact dustwrapper. This copy nicely INSCIBED by the photographer on the half-title page followed by his little sunburst drawing. Signed books by Lartigue are oddly uncommon. Review Copy with Review Slip and two black and white promotional photographs laid in.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Cujo

      Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1981 - First Edition, First Printing (with all appropriate points), SIGNED & dated with a personalized inscription ("To Linda, with all best, Stephen King 6/29/81") on ffep. Hardcover book has tan paper over boards with a quarter-wrapped black cloth-covered spine. Condition is VG+: very clean, with slight dust darkening & a teeny smudge to fore edge. Interior pages are white & completely clean: NO writing, underlining, or highlighting. NOT ex-lib, Corners crisp & even, spine straight & secure. Flaws: most noticeable is darkening along the inner margins on the inside front cover-free front endpaper interface (where inscription is & old price sticker residue in upper-outer corner of inside front cover (photo 3). Also, slight bumping to heel of spine & a couple random smudges/rubbed areas to front cover. There is a 2" slightly faded strip along the top edge of both front & rear boards, & light, random smudging. Unclipped DJ is gorgeous, in truly Fine condition & virtually flawless! Colors bright, NO Fading or chipping or tearing; beautifully protected in new archival mylar cover. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2017. Same Day Shipping on all orders received weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); weekends & holidays ship next business day. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Palm Sunday An Autobiographical Collage

      (New York): Delacorte Press. (1981). First. First edition, limited issue. Fine in fine slipcase. One of 500 numbered copies Signed by Vonnegut. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Coachbuilder, The: Atlas of Scale Drawings (Third Series)

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

      [Bookseller: Reading Habit]
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        The New Bookbinder. Journal of Designer Bookbinders. Vol 1 - 33. Index to Volumes 1-21. 1981-2001.

      Bok. Uk 1981 ? 2013. Slösande rikt ill i färg o s/v, plr, skisser o a ill. Hft, 74; 80; 84+16; 96; 64; 84+ad; 88+ad; 100+ad; 88+ag; 84+ad; 102+ad, 102+ad; 102+ad; 92+ad; 124+ad; 84+16ád; 96+ad; 76+ad; 108+ad; 112+22+ad; 86+22+ad; 128+ad; 74+ad; 84+ad; 104+ad;74+ad; 84+ad; 104+ad; 74+ad; 86+ad; 84+ad; 86+ad; 104+ad; 86+ad; 96+ad; 86+ad; 112+ad. 28x22 cm. Nyskick.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat In Silvis cum Libro.]
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        HUGO PRATT Dessin encre signé

      - « La ballade de la mer salée » Encre signé et daté de 1981, 22,5 x 32,5 cm. « La ballade de la mer salée » : album des aventures de Corto Maltese sorti en 1975 Bon état [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        On the Yankee Station and Other Stories

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1981 - First Edition of the author's scarce second book, a collection of 13 short stories. This copy has been SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Title Page beneath his byline and INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the Half-Title Page as follows: "To -------- / with all good wishes / William Boyd / 24 Sept. 82". Copyright Page states "First Published in Great Britain 1981 / by Hamish Hamilton Ltd." with no additional printings listed, indicating first printing; printed 7.95 Pounds issue price on front flap of DJ. Condition is F/F. Dust Jacket, in new archival-quality Brodart Protector, has slight crimping at top & bottom of spine; light crease on rear panel bottom-right; slight browning or toning along top edges of panels and flaps; front panel remains bright and fresh-looking, with vivid jacket illustration by Craig Dodd. Book is bound in blue boards with silver lettering along spine; slight crimping at top & bottom of spine; very slight slant to binding; slight darkening along to edges of covers; light shelf wear to covers; ends tanned, with slight soiling to top ends from dust; interior remains tight, with clean, lightly tanned pages throughout. This book comes from the library of Otis Skinner Blodgett, the son of actress and author Cornelia Otis Skinner, and has his bookplate laid in, which he has signed and dated "London 1993." Also laid in is a short description of this copy from the catalog of the original bookseller. H-3 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: dbaBookstore (Rose Hill Rare Books)]
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        The Ionian Mission.

      London: Collins,, 1981. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the bright jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        HISTORIA DE LA MONTERÍA EN ESPAÑA

      - Madrid, Giner, MCMXXXIV. Facsímil, 1981. Folio, XXIV p., 548 p., 2 h. Piel roja entera con los mismos hierros y motivos que el original, nervios, cabecera dorada y guardas con motivos cinegéticos. Edición numerada, en buen papel, con amplios márgenes y 36, láminas añadidas en color y otras en blanco y negro, dentro y fuera del texto, así como facsímiles de pragmáticas, y un pliego rodado, en color y plegados. [Castellano 45]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CURSE OF THE PHARAOHS

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1981]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with some very slight edge rubbing. (15234). Octavo, cloth backed boards. The author's second mystery to feature Amelia Peabody. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 835-837.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The Prologues and Epilogues of the Restoration, 1660-1700 A complete edition, edited by Pierre Danchin In seven (7) volumes

      Nancy: Publications Universite Nancy, 1981-1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Seven volumes. Nancy: Universite de Nancy, 1981-1988. All volumes first impression. §Four parts bound in seven volumes, as issued, the seventh volume being the Index. Originally issued in laminated paper covers, this set has been neatly and sturdily rebound in maroon cloth with printed paper labels to spines, and the original pictorial covers laid down on upper boards. A fine set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight 7 volume set, therefore additional postage will be charged - please contact us for a prior shipping quote and further information)

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        Shuttlecock

      London: Allen Lane, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First UK edition of the author's second novel. A fine hardbound copy in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. This copy SIGNED by Swift on the title page. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Gainsbourg: Bambou et Les Poupees

      Paris: Editions Filipacchi, 1981. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, clean copy of the 1981 1st edition of this surreal Serge Gainsbourg erotic fantasy/nightmare. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, Gainsbourg's vivid color photography thruout.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Imagines septem planetarum. [Paris], Thomas Leu, [1606/10]. Small folio leaves (22 x 15.5 cm) in a large 8vo album (25 x 19.5 cm). With an engraved title-print and 7 numbered engraved allegorical prints of the seven planets. The title probably engraved by Leu himself but the rest by Henri Le Roy (plate size 17 x 11.5 cm to 18 x 12 cm). Recased in late 18th-century green half goatskin morocco, with the leaves tipped onto modern pink laid paper.

      - KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); J. Seznec, The survival of the pagan gods (1981), pp. 69-71. Very rare and beautiful print series of astrological allegories by Henri Le Roy and Thomas Leu, engravers and print publishers in Paris. At the head of each of the 7 prints appears the planet god riding across the sky in a chariot pulled by appropriate animals or beasts (or in the case of Luna by her maidens) in Ptolemaic order from outermost to innermost: Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Sol (the sun), Venus, Mercury and Luna (the moon) with their names and astrological symbols. The twelve zodiac signs with their symbols appear at the head (1 each for the sun and moon and two each for the others). The earthly scene below each figure, filling about two-thirds of the image, shows a landscape or cityscape (sometimes by the sea or a harbour) with numerous people engaged in activities associated with the god and planet: mining for Saturn, commerce for Mercury, etc. At the foot of each print is a three-line engraved caption. Allegorical representations of the planets became popular in the 15th-century and several engravers produced planetary print series. A ca. 1568 series without title by Maarten van Heemskerk was perhaps the first to depict each planet god riding across the sky in a chariot with an earthly scene below. The Bibliotheque Nationale has a fifteenth-century manuscript with the title "Imagines septem planetarum" giving descriptions rather than images. After the present series other engravers produced similar print series, though we have not noticed another with the present title, matching that of the 15th-century manuscript. The prints have been trimmed leaving a margin of about 2 cm around the plate edges and show an occasional minor spot or smudge, but are otherwise in fine condition. The binding is slightly rubbed but still very good. A very rare and beautiful print series, one of the earliest allegorical series of the seven planets and their influences on earth.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books]
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        Carnets-Quattro Volumi

      Electa, 1981. In 8 (27x26) Quattro volumi, legatura editoriale con cofanetto protettivo rigido per ogni volume, pp. 2000, ottimo

      [Bookseller: Booklovers.It]
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        Improbable Memories

      Matrix (Robert Delpire), 1981. Cloth. Fine/Fine. SIGNED BY SARAH MOON on the half-title. A pristine copy to boot of the 1981 stated 1st American edition. Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Oblong quarto, Moon's evocative, sensual photographs thruout.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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        Presence: Photographs with Observation by Shirley C. Burden [SIGNED]

      New York: Aperture, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. vg. 1/100. Sm. 4to. Unpaginated. Mottled tan cloth with silver lettering on cover and spine in original slipcase. Signed on colophon by artist. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs on glossy paper. Preface by Thomas Keating. Accompanied by an original 9" x 12" silver print 'Ellis Island 1956', signed on verso in pencil by Burden, window-mounted on stiff board (16" x 20") in original portfolio of tan paper-covered boards with white folding flaps and silver lettering on front cover. With original wrapping paper of portfolio. Book and slipcase in fine, portfolio and photo as new, all in publisher's original shipping box. Rare. "What is presence? It is a relationship to something or someone. Shirley Burden's sensitive presence to concrete things is recorded in these photographs and in his commentary. He details patterns on a street in Los Angeles and discovers humorous groupings of chairs in a French park. A dead pigeon epitomizes the fruit of his search through the abandoned buildings of Ellis Island. He reveals a special presence to people like Dorothea Lange and the pilgrims at Lourdes - and they reveal theirs to him. He is also present to the invisible world of faith through his experience at the Abbey of our Lady of Gethsemani and at Lourdes, where the past, present, and future seem to come together for him in the realization of a Presence that is beyond all words and photographs - yet is nonetheless somehow present in them." (Thomas Keating).

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Les illuminations. Illustrées par Raymond Moretti. Introduction de Philippe Sollers.

      Paris, Georges Israël, 1981, - in-folio, 8 n.n. ff. + 88 p. num. + 2 ff. (Justification) + 2 ff. blanches + 16 illustrations en double page (24 feuilles) hors-texte de Raymond Moretti, un des 180 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives portant le n° 143, en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée bleue, emboîtage de l'éditeur bleu avec pièce en laiton sur le plat supérieur représentant l'oeil du Voyant. RARE DELUXE LIMITED EDITION of 298 copies of Arthur Rimbaud's poems magnificently illustrated with 16 SIGNED lithographs by the renowned French painter, sculptor and illustrator Raymond Moretti (1931-2005). 415x315mm. 88 pages & 16 double-page plates (5 monochrome & 10 polychrome). Unbound pages and plates laid in blue folder and illustrated cobalt blue slipcase. Elaborate brass handle embedded into slipcase, engraved with Moretti's signature.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Henry Moore

      Lisboa (Lisbon): Galerias de Exposicoes Temporarias, 1981. First edition. Paperback. Very Good+. Inscribed by artist Henry Moore on a front blank page. Additionally inscribed by the curators of the show, the director of the museum and the book designer. 1981, Softcover. Portuguese text. Illustrated throughout in b&w. Very Good+ with light creasing and shelfwear to the covers. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES (INSCRIBED BY TOOLE'S MOTHER)

      Louisiana State University Press 1981 - BOLDLY SIGNED WITH A LARGE INSCRIPTION BY JOHN KENNEDY TOOLE'S MOTHER (THELMA TOOLE) BY JOHN KENNEDY TOOLE Louisiana State University Press, 1981 First Edition, Sixth Printing: Important Signed with a large personal inscription by John Kennedy Toole's mother as: "Sept. 2, 1981 Appreciation and regards from John Kennedy Toole's mother, Thelma Ducoing Toole, to the Dedicated Wives of LSU's Medical Faculty". The incredible story behind the publication of this amazing Pulitzer Prize winning novel is quite unique: A Confederacy of Dunces was a posthumously published novel that was the first work of fiction published by the LSU Press: and which had a very small first printing (reportedly 2500 copies), Initially the book was rejected by dozens of publishers and the author committed suicide in 1969. Years later the author's mother brought the manuscript to Walker Percy, insisting that he read it. Percy overcame his initial hesitations and championed the book, arranging for its publication and contributing an introduction. Ultimately it long deserving acknowledgment for excellence, reviews and word of mouth led to its becoming a best-seller, and it won the Pulitzer Prize. (For this obvious reason one will never find this book ever signed by the author), however the person who was instrumental is having the book published and recognized was John's mother, albeit after her son's death -- but at least his wonderful novel made the mark in literature that John would have always dreamed of. A Confederacy of Dunces is considered a comic-satiric-tragic and one of a kind rendering of life in New Orleans. First Edition, Sixth Printing: Near fine crisp, clean book with a very good plus dust jacket. The book is in beautiful condition, with crisp beige boards with strong unfaded titles. The book has sharp corners and a tight and square binding. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, No smudges, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful clean book internally appearing as unread. Important boldly large inscription by by John Kennedy Toole's mother who was the catalyst to making this book published long after the death of her son and author of the novel. The original slightly nicked and rubbed dust jacket is in very good condition and is not price clipped and has the stated price of $12.95. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A incredible, scarce example of this title! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our abe store for other rare titles [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        A Light In the Attic.

      New York: Harper & Row, 1981. First edition with the statement on the copyright page. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. One of the classic collections from the author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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        AND THE PEOPLE VOTE FOR NELSON MANDELA

      MEDU Art Ensemble 1981 - Silkscreen on Paper. Unique. 33 x 43 cm. Due to the fact that Thami Mnyele and 13 other cultural workers were murdered in Gabarone , Botswana by the SADF in the early hours of 14 June 1985 in a covert cross-border raid MEDU ceased to exist from this day forward. Their archives and workshops were destroyed and/or confiscated and brought back to South Africa as examples of communist inspired "art treason". As a result very few original posters survive today, in some cases one estimates less than 5 copies. In some cases only 50 or 80 copies were printed which were all made by hand and were usually silkscreened. Illustrated "The rationalism of nationalism?" published by Warren Siebrits, Johannesburg in 2008. pg23 (colour) and is the exact poster used for the exhibition and making of the catalogue. This particular poster (variation in red) is so rare that it did not form part of the collection exhibited at the Johannesburg Art Gallery in 2009. This poster is sold together with "The rationalism of nationalism?". The poster is in very good condition. Photos on request. ONCO (Or Nearest Cash Offer). Free Shipping Worldwide. Registered Airmail. Extra Charge for Courier Service.

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