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        Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas (KONVOLUT aus 13 Teilbänden) - Bd. 1/ I: Echsen (Sauria) I/ Bd. 2/ I: Echsen II (Lacerta)/ Bd. 2/ II: Echsen III (Podarcis)/ Bd. 3/ I: Schlangen (Serpentes) I/ Bd. 3/ II A: Schlangen (Serpentes) II/ Bd. 3/ III A und B: Schildkröten (Testudines) I und II/ Bd. 4/ I; 4/ II A und B: Schwanzlurche/ Bd. 6: Reptilien der Kanaren/ Ergänzungsbände: Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles in Europe/ Nomina Herpetofaunae Europaeae.

      Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft; 1981 - insgesamt über 6000 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 13 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12000

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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      OUP Oxford, 1981. Paperback. Used; Very Good. Number of pages: 68. Condition: Very Good. May show some slight signs of wear. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookbarn International Inventory #219937

      [Bookseller: Bookbarn International]
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        Petroleum Upstream (Heinemann science & technical readers)

      Heinemann (Txt) 1981 - 0435290010 The book is in overall good condition, all of the internal pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the only flaws are a couple of marks and scuffs to the covers and a name written on the inside front cover. 48 Pages - ISBN - 0-435-29001-0- Published by Heinemann Educational. YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE. HIGH QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY OF OUR BOOKS CAN BE PROVIDED VIA E-MAIL BY REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barma's Books]
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        Rare ALS of George Bush as Vice President 12 days after his and President Ronald Reagan's inaugurations - "Our new President is a wonderful man to work with and for"

      Washington, DC, February 1, 1981. 7" x 9". "Autograph Letter Signed ""George Bush"" as Reagan's Vice President, 1 page, 7"" x 9"". On Vice Presidential stationery. The Vice President, Washington, February 1, 1981. To Ron Wade. Never folded. Pristine.In full, ""Dear Ron - Thanks for your good letter and best wishes. The job is full of challenges. Our new President is a wonderful man to work with and for. Most Sincerely, George Bush""Texan Ron Wade was appointed by President George H. W. Bush to his Presidential Inaugural Committee, was a Bush floor leader at the 1988 Republican National Convention and regional director for Bush's races in 1980, 1988 and 1992"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Towards A New Ethic (Carbon typescript draft for an unpublished essay, with typeover corrections)

      N.p., N.p. 1981 - Thirteen-page carbon typescript for an by Terry Southern, replete with typeover corrections but no holograph notations. Eventually published in a revised form as "Towards the Ethics of a Golden Age," an introduction to the collection "Writers in Revolt," edited by Southern, Alexander Trocchi, and Richard Seaver.Full provenance available on request.Blank office stock, rectos only, typescript on green onionskin stock. Very Good plus, with some small creases at a few corners.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Flowers and Trees

      Haywire Press, 1981. First edition oversized hardcover. This book appears to have been signed and inscribed (to the owner) by Mr. Friedlander on the dedication page. The book is near very good with some rubbing and edgewear to the covers, some rubbed and scuffed corners and a small stain to the bottom of the inside of the front cover and the first page. Issued without a dust jacket. A nice example of a scarce book. This book cannot be shipped to Canada or Russia. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

      [Bookseller: MyFirstEditions]
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        Their Marriage Service in St Paul's Cathedral, (Philip Arthur George, b. 1948, Prince of Wales), & Princess DIANA (1961-1997, his wife)]

      1981 - with a list of the organ music beforehand, including Vaughan Williams' gentle 'Rhosymedre', with the texts of the hymns and psalms, of the lesson read by Speaker George Thomas, Parry's 'I was glad', and special prayers for the occasion, including a longer one by the Revd. Harry Williams, former Dean of Chapel at Trinity College, Cambridge, who gave the Blessing, finally ending with Walton's 'Crown Imperial', beautifully printed in red and black, cover in black and gold including the Prince of Wales' feathers, 20 sides in covers 11¼" x 8", with the Ceremonial, including all the processions to St Paul's, the processions within the cathedral, and back to Buckingham Palace, the appearance on the balcony, and their final departure at 4 p.m, 33 sides in covers 12¼" x 8½", and with the List of Guest at the Wedding Breakfast at Buckingham Palace, tipped in is the seating plan, 4 sides white card printed in silver, crowned EIIR and white ribbon, together 3 items, 29th July one tiny brown spot on the 'Wedding Breakfast' cover, otherwise in excellent condition The couple chose British music throughout the service. Eight crowned heads and the Princess of Monaco joined in the processions.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Medical Stewardship: Fulfilling the Hippocratic Legacy

      Praeger, US 1981 - 0313224897 Very good. First edition * Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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      Ediciones de la Presidencia de Cadafe, Caracas 1981 - Caracas. Ediciones de la Presidencia de Cadafe e impreso en Ediciones Amón. 1981. 32x 41 cm. Sin paginar. Cartoné de editor. Primera edición de 300 ejemplares. La tirada fuera de comercio, destinada a obsequio de personas relacionadas a la empresa, sufrió un incendio del que solo se rescataron contados ejemplares. Alegoría de la historia Argentina en forma de historieta, con textos de J. Cortázar e ilustraciones de A. Cedrón. Tapas pequeños con rozamientos. Buen estado. Muy raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cabalgando en un Silbido]
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        The Ionian Mission

      London: Collins, 1981. First printing. PON on front pastedown and embossed to FEP, otherwise a NF/F copy in a fine price-clipped and repriced dust jacket. A collectible copy and scarece in this condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. NF/F/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Acorn 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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        The Carpet People Illustrated by the Author


      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Libellus 1-12

      International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp, Belgium 1981 - 21 x 29 cm. Newsprint with illustrations with colour rubberstamps. The complete set of the mail art periodical LIBELLUS 1-12,1981. Edited by Guy Schraenen. International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp, Belgium. Seen as one of the most important Mail Art periodicals of the early 1980s in which Ulises Carrion, Gábor Tóth, Endre Tot, Paulo Bruscky and other important European Mail Artists contributed to. Published monthly until October 1981, the final issue coinciding with the Antwerp International Mail-Art Festival. Contributors include : Guy Schraenen (Ed.)/ Bill Gaglione/ Johan Van Geluwe / Ulises Carrion / Rolf Staeck / Gábor Tóth / Leonhard F. Duch/ J. H. Kocman /Lon Spiegelman /Rod Summers /Arno Arts / Vigo-Marx/Vittore Baroni /Damasco Ogaz /Crackerjack Kid/Robert Filliou /Richard C./Cavellini /Guillermo Deisler/Ruth Wolf-Rehfield / Horace Zabala /Robert Rehfield /Richard Kostelanetz / Ben Vautier /Metallic Avau / Hervé Fischer / A. De Araujo /Henryk Bzdok /Endre Tot/ Gabor Toth/ Michael Gibbs/ Tom Winter/ J.M.Bennett/ Bern Porter/ Guy Bleus/T.Shohashiro/ S.Lazlo/ Robert Joseph/ E. F. Higgins III/ Ko de Jonge /Miroljub Todorovic / George Brett / Carlo Pittore /Tane /Paulo Bruscky / György Galantai /Damasco Ogaz /Pawel Petasz /David Jarvis / Robin Crozier et al. Rare. Condition: light toning to newsprint stock, 10mm tear to right edge of issue 12, recto through to verso but overall a very good+ set of this rare mail art periodical. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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        Illustrated Cold War Current Event Calendar, 1981-1989

      Leavenworth, Kansas: Robert Wilderson, 1981-1989. Calendars lightly worn in hand-bound cardboard wrappers, newsletters overall near fine.. Unique illustrated desk calendars. Folios. Collection of eight unique, illustrated desk calendars, US Government issued, folded and bound into cardboard wrappers. The calendars document 1981 though 1987, and 1989. Additionally, the collection contains eleven pieces of Pagan/Wiccan ephemera, mostly newsletters, apparently from the early 1990s. Wilderson was a midlevel (GS-11/12) civilian planner and operations officer/analyst who worked for the Department of Defense at the US Army's Combined Arms Combat Development Activities (CACDA). During the years 1981 though 1984, nearly every day of the calendar is brightly illustrated with marker and colored pencil drawings and text, recording in a single square either current event news, pagan and other holidays, the weather, or events of personal significance. With a particular interest in conflict in Lebanon and the Middle East, relations with the USSR, the development of NASA's Space Shuttle program, Wilderson's calendar appears to track an eminent global apocalypse, presided over by a dangerously impulsive Ronald Reagan. Notations of pagan holidays and the lunar calendar add further color to this bizarre geopolitical document. An able draftsman and cartoonist, Wilderson's private desk calendars are a wildly unique perspective from an individual who was both an insider in the government and an outsider to mainstream American society. Apparently Wilderson retired after 1989, just before CACDA was downsized following the end of the Cold War. The collection of Wiccian newsletters give a glimpse into a separate life in Oregon's "Southern Williamette Pagan Network" and the "Lane County Pagan Network". The newsletters, designed on what appears to be an early Apple Macintosh, themselves document the flowering of micro-community desktop publishing enabled by the graphic interface computers that presaged the coming of the World Wide Web.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        A Garland for the Laureate; poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his 75th birthday.

      The Whittington Press for The Celandine Press, 1981. - FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY ALL 22 CONTRIBUTORS. 1 vol., preface by Roger Pringle, limited to 75 numbered copies of which this is #22. Bound in 1/4 black morocco, vertical gilt lettered spine, top edge gilt, others uncut, with the original slipcase, LIKE NEW. The poems by Larkin and Whistler are the only ones published prior to this collection. The contributors are Dannie Abse, Alan Brownjohn, Patric Dickinson, Elizabeth Jennings, Norman Nicholson, Sacheverell Sitwell, Anthony Thwaite, Kingsley Amis, Leonard Clark, Roy Fuller, Philip Larkin, Alan Ross, Stephen Spender, Ted Walker, Laurence Whistler, Patricia Beer, Charles Causley, Ted Hughes, Edward Lowbury, A.L. Rowse, R.S. Thomas and John Wain. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        A Good Man In Africa.

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1981 - Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine ends very lightly bumped, light foxing to edges and few small spots to prelims. An excellent copy in the bright dust jacket with a hint of creasing on the spine. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author "To Philip Murray, with all very best wishes, William Boyd" on the title page. The recipient was Irish bibliophile Dr Philip Murray, author of Adventures of a Book Collector (2009). A Good Man in Africa was Boyd's first novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Roy Lichtenstein, 1970-1980 (SIGNED BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN)

      Hudson Hills / Saint Louis Art Museum, 1981 Hardcover Limited Specially-Bound First Edition with fold-out frontispiece in slipcase SIGNED by Roy Lichtenstein & author Jack Cowart direct to title page, a Fine unread copy in matching red cloth slipcase not to be confused with the dust jacketed trade edition; 4to; 175pp illus. Extra shipping charge REQUIRED for priority or overseas delivery of this heavy oversize book (extra charge SUBSTANTIAL for overseas shipment). Signed by Artist. First Edition / Limited. Hard Cover. As New.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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        A Way of Seeing, 1981, limited and signed edition in slipcase

      Horizon Press, New York 1981 - No 139 of 250 signed copies, second expanded edition, 1981. Quarto, quarter vellum, blue boards, in slipcase. Mint copy, still in shrinkwrap. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        TARZAN AND THE ANT MEN - No. 10

      BALLANTINE BOOKS 1981 - Vg clean crisp interior, no marks or inscriptions - cover also of vg appearance showing only very light shelfwear, light line-crease to spine area, faint edge-rubs - all tight and intact. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ron Weld Books]
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        Poster signed. Aspens. Camera

      1981. Signed. ADAMS, Ansel. Poster signed. Aspens. Camera. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1981. Large photographic poster (image measures 19 by 23-1/2 inches), printed caption below image, signature on recto, framed (total measures 26 by 36-inches). $5000.Large 1981 poster boldly signed by Ansel Adams, featuring an exceptionally fine image of his soaring Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958—""an Adams masterpiece""—one of the first in a select grouping to feature an image personally chosen by Ansel for a poster to replicate ""as closely as possible the quality of his originalsÂ… Adams supervised the first print runs; the posters were so good that he chuckled that the one of Aspens in particular looked better than a print made in the darkroom""(Alinder), issued to commemorate his photobook, The Camera, a splendid framed exhibition-size poster, scarce signed.Near the end of his life, Ansel Adams ""decided to produce a series of posters replicating as closely as possible the quality of his originals. Ansel chose three images to begin with—Moonrise, Clearing Winter Storm, and Aspens (vertical)—and made extra-large prints of each so that they could be directly laser-scanned with no enlargement. Each poster was designed to highlight a recent book. Ansel's favorite printer, David Gardner of Gardner Lithograph, made superb duotone reproductions on heavy coated stock, and the combination of laser-scanning and exquisite printing resulted in an image with a huge range of clearly defined tonesÂ… Ansel supervised the first press runs; the posters were so good that he chuckled that the one of Aspens in particular looked better than a print made in the darkroom."" This scarce exhibition-size signed poster, with its soaring image of Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958—""an Adams masterpiece""—is within that select first group, and highlights his photobook, The Camera. To famed MoMA director of photography, John Szarkowski, these landscapes by Adams ""are his greatest picturesÂ… where his most original, most intense work has been done. Ultimately that's going to be how we remember him"" (Alinder, 337-8, 305, 313). ""Adams photographed landscapes with razor-sharp precision and an incomparable eyeÂ… He elevated the act of photography to a religious experience"" (Icons of Photography, 96). Precedes the limited series of 350 signed photolithographs. Poster designed by Steven Harvard; printed by Gardner/Fulmer. With printed copyright of the Trustees of the Ansel Adams Published Trust at lower edge. A fine signed print, handsomely framed.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Sammlung von 236 Druckermarken vom Anfang des 16. bis zur Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Angelegt und zusammengestellt um die Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts.

      - 19,5 x 16 cm. 143 Blätter mit 236 meist einseitig (vereinzelt auch beidseitig) aufgeklebten ausgeschnittenen Original-Druckemarken. Pappband des 19. Jahrhunderts mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel ("Sammlung allter Buchdrucker-Zeichen") auf grünem Schildchen. Einband teils berieben. Das Trägerpapier teils ein wenig gebräunt und stockfleckig, die Marken überwiegend sehr gut und sauber, teils aber auch durch die Leimung gebräunt. Die Druckermarken wurden aus Büchern ausgeschnitten und aufgeklebt. Zur näheren Erläuterung (Drucker, Druckort, Jahr) wurden teilweise die Kolophone mit ausgeschnitten und eingeklebt. Wo diese fehlen oder unvollständig sind, werden nähere Informationen teils durch zeitgenössische (also ca. Mitte 18. Jahrhundert), teils durch jüngere handschriftliche Erläuterungen gegeben, wobei letztere laut einer handschriftlichen Vorbemerkung (vermutlich eines Vorbesitzers) auf dem vordenen Spiegel "1981 von Dr. Josef Benzing aus Budenheim" gegeben wurden. Einige Marken sind ohne Beschreibungen. Mit Buchdruckerzeichen überwiegend von Druckern aus Basel, Straßburg, Paris, Amsterdam, Zürich, Leiden, einzelne aber auch aus Venedig, Florenz, Rom, Genf, Genua, Edinburgh, Leipzig, Köln, Frankfurt etc.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Gögler]
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        Parijs, Fotos 1950-1954

      , 1981. 1981. First Edition . VAN DER ELSKEN, Ed. Parijs, Fotos 1950-1954. Amsterdam: Anthon Beeke, 1981. Slim quarto, original black cloth, mounted cover photograph. $1500.First edition of this revealing photo-essay on Parisian life in the early 1950s, illustrated with 172 pages of finely screened halftones, with a special segment on Australian

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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        ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ARBEITSRECHT (ZfA). 16 Bände 1981-2001

      Köln: Heymanns, 1981-2001. - Begründet von RA Hermann Franke.- 16 Bände: 1981,1982,1983,1984,1986,1987,1988,1989,1990,1991,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001 und Registerband 1970-1979.- exBibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Stempeln/Signaturen /// Standort Wimregal . ISS-04619 m/' Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 17000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Tottel's -- 10 issues, including numbers 1-5, 10, 12, 14, 15 and 18

      Oakland, CA / San Francisco, CA: Ron Silliman, 1981. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Collection of 10 issues of this scarce journal that was edited by Ron Silliman and featured many of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets. Includes the first 5 issues, plus numbers 10, 12, 14, 15 and 18. Each copy stapled in the top corner, text on one side only. Near Fine to Fine copies, only a few with minor shelfwear; clean and bright contents; issues 1 and 3 each with 2 soft horizontal folds. According to Silliman, the earlier issues were done in a run of only 50 copies, and the later ones just 150. Only 18 were ever produced, so this run includes over half of the entire output. The first 5 issues which we have here are extremely scarce. Tottel's started as 'a newsletter among friends.' The first issue had only 5 pages, but other issues expanded to twice or three times that size. Most issues included a range of poets, but single author issues for Ray DiPalma, Rae Armantrout and Robert Grenier, among others, were also produced. The first issue predates the famous 'L=a=n=g=u=a=g=e' journal by 8 years and Tottel's in considered to be the first Language poetry journal in print. Contributors include Jerome Rothenberg, Robert Kelly, Robert Grenier, David Melnick, Rae Armantrout, Larry Eigner, Raymond DiPalma, Bruce Andrews, Steve Benson, David Gitin.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Conflict of Love

      Mills & Boon, 1981. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; ex-library reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Life Itself: Its Origins and Nature

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1981 - SIGNED. First edition, first printing with complete number line starting with 1. Signed by Francis Crick on the title page. Book is tight and square with and clean unmarred boards. Light crinkle to spine ends and top corners mildly bumped. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate or marking's and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. Dust jacket is unclipped ($12.95) with mild rubbing and slight wear to corners. Protected in a clear Brodart cover. Winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with James Watson for their discovery of the molecular structure of DNA [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Armadillo Alley Books]
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        LIFE ITSELF Its Origin and Nature

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1981 - Very light spotting to edges; Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 1962. SIGNED by Crick Francis on title page; 8vo; 192 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Poster signed. Moonrise. Images 1923-1974

      1981. Signed. ADAMS, Ansel. Signed poster for Images 1923-1974. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1981. Large photographic poster (24 by 36 inches), mounted on foam core. $5000.Striking original poster advertising the republication of AdamsÂ’ Images 1923-1974, signed by him at the bottom.Near the end of his life, Ansel Adams ""decided to produce a series of posters replicating as closely as possible the quality of his originals. Ansel chose three images to begin with—Moonrise, Clearing Winter Storm, and Aspens (vertical)—and made extra-large prints of each so that they could be directly laser-scanned with no enlargement. Each poster was designed to highlight a recent book. Ansel's favorite printer, David Gardner of Gardner Lithograph, made superb duotone reproductions on heavy coated stock, and the combination of laser-scanning and exquisite printing resulted in an image with a huge range of clearly defined tonesÂ… Ansel supervised the first press runs"" (Alinder, 337). This scarce exhibibition-size signed poster, with its striking image of Moonrise, is within that select first group, and highlights his photobook, Images 1923-1974 (1974). Often viewed as “the greatest photograph ever made,"" Moonrise was photographed by Adams in 1941 on a road near Hernandez. He released the shutter as “the sun sank below the clouds behind himÂ… The creation of Moonrise was serendipitous: while a painter or sculptor can work from stored memories and imagination, something must happen in the real world in order for a photographer to make a photograph"" (Alinder, 185-191). “The stunning contrast between light and dark, as if we stand in this photograph at the very cusp of dayÂ’s transition into night, captures the emotional feeling that Adams first visualized when he saw the sceneÂ… It represents the essence, he felt, of a changing world” (Sayre, World of Art, 265). “Ansel knew that it was among the very best photographs he had ever made” (Alinder, 193). Light faint foxing to top margin. An impressive signed image.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        A series of letter and proofs, as below, to and concerning James "Jim" E. Beard

      San Francisco, 1981. 7-page carbon typescript, "Fine Arts 175 / The History and Aesthetics of Fine Printing / Bibliography of the Course / given during the Pre-Two Weeks Summer Session, 1932," by Wilder Bentley; Large, untitled brush and gouache sketch approx. 26" x 20", by Wilder Bentley, signed and dated by him 1943 on the verso of a proof of "one of four proofs pulled of the weight font of Lutetia 14 pt. roman loaned by James E. Beard of St. Helena, California to Wilder Bentley ainé of Berkeley, California for the re-establishment of the Archetype Press, copy no. 1. This is James Beard's copy. Copy no. 2 sent with a covering letter to Amsterdam Continental Types, Inc...for an analysis and estimates..." 1-page carbon typescript of a letter from James "Jim" Beard to Wilder Bentley, dated 3/28/59, 8½" x 11", regarding Bentley selling "the Hoe and use the Palmer and Rey...someone should use it and it appears as though I won't get around to it for 99 years...By the time I do we'll both be in retirement, and I'll simply move in with you...and we'll get at that wine book we never finished...I do have one contribution to make to the press room. Those photographs of the Laboratory Press and the Frick Press, which I think mean more to you than to me..." 2-page A.L.s. from Bentley to James "Jim" Beard and his wife Yolande, dated 8/24/60 on, among other items of interest, Malette Dean's engravings, and T. W. MacDonald (i.e. Black Mack); 5-page A.L.s. from Bentley to James "Jim" Beard, dated 3/13/63, 8½" x 11", being an account of what Bentley "has been doing about your type and type cases and about Marietta's manuscript book, mentioning Barney Rosenthal and Joh. Enschede en Zonen; Undated mimeograph, being an extract from The Open Mind by Robert Oppenheimer (the text of the broadside below), dated 12/1/64 with a short manuscript note by Bentley addressed to James Beard regarding his inability to obtain the book earlier than he did; 1-page A.L.s. from Bentley to James "Jim" Beard, dated 2/16/65, 8½" x 11", regarding an enclosed proof of a Robert Oppenheimer broadside thoroughly marked up by Bentley; 2-page A.L.s to James "Jim" Beard, dated 2/18/65, being "some afterthoughts" to the letter above, about trusting "anyone over the age of thirty," and the "hard-cover illustrated edition of R.L.S." Also, "it occurs to me that both Oppenheimer and his publishers might be made more amenable to consent to the reprint were you to state in the imprint [a] certificate of limitation, '200 copies set up and printed by James E. Beard, 150 for distribution amongst the student members of the Seminar in Utopian Thought and Literature. at San Francisco State College, and the remainder for friends of the printer"; 2-page A.L.s. from Bentley to James "Jim" Beard, dated 1/6/66, regarding the dedicatiion of the Archetype Press keepsake, and Bentley being "a problem house guest"; Long 2-page A.L.s from Bentley to James "Jim" Beard, dated December, 1973, on one piece of cardboard and 1 piece of paper, both 8½" x 11", regarding May Sarton, Doris Reno, and the want of a "good woman reviewer of poetry at The New Yorker," and the 12th Book of Milton's "P.L." He also "still dream(s) of owning a Klepper folding sailboat"; 1-page typescript poem, "On Three Rare Old Dwarf Trees for the asking," 8½" x 11", signed 'Wilder" and addressed to Yolande Beard, 3 April, 1981; 2-page xerox of a "Letter to the Editor" of Fine Print, 5 May, 1981, with corrections, by Wilder Bentley, and enclosing a proof of "Wilder Bentley Remembers Porter Garnett," for Fine Print (from Vol. I, no. 4, 1975), with a number of ink corrections and emendations by Bentley.

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        Poster signed. Aspens. Camera

      , 1981. 1981. Signed. ADAMS, Ansel. Poster signed. Aspens. Camera. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1981. Large photographic poster (image measures 19 by 23-1/2 inches), printed caption below image, signature on recto, framed (total measures 26 by 36-inches). $5000.Large 1981 poster boldly signed by Ansel Adams, featuring an exceptionally fine image of his soaring Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958

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        Photograph signed by 4 presidents

      1981. Signed. REAGAN, Ronald; FORD, Gerald; CARTER, Jimmy; and NIXON, Richard. Photograph signed. Washington, circa 1981. Color photograph, measuring 8 by 10 inches. $5500.Original color photograph of Presidents Reagan, Ford, Carter and Nixon at a press conference, signed below the image by all four.The photograph was taken at the White House, likely in 1981 before President Reagan and the three living former presidents traveled to Anwar Sadat's funeral. Owner signature and address on verso.Fine condition.

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        Autograph letter signed WITH: Last of the Californios

      1981. Signed. FORD, Gerald R. Autograph letter signed. Rancho Mirage, California: December 18, [1981]. WITH: Engraved free frank envelope addressed in typescript. WITH: CROSBY, Harry, COPLEY, Helen. Last of the Californios. (La Jolla, California: Copley Books, 1981). Original letterhead leaf (6-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches), manuscript on the recto; original letterhead envelope (4-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches), typescript; tall quarto, original gilt-stamped red cloth, cartographic endpapers, original slipcase. $1500.Scarce December 1981 autograph letter signed by President Ford on his personal letterhead with embossed gilt presidential seal, entirely penned by Ford, thanking publisher Helen Copley, head of San Diego's Union Tribune Publishing Company and CEO of Copley Press, for her holiday gift of the signed limited first edition of Last of the Californios, with letter reading, ""Betty and I love the magnificent book—Last of the Californios. We look forward to reading it more carefully. We are most grateful for your thoughtfulness at Christmastime. Betty joins me in wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Jerry Ford,"" along with letterhead envelope bearing engraved free frank, addressed in typescript to Copley.Penned and signed by President Ford on his personal letterhead, containing his gilt-embossed presidential seal, his letter reads: ""Dec. 18th. Dear Helen: Betty and I love the magnificent book—Last of the Californios. We look forward to reading it more carefully. We are most grateful for your thoughtfulness at Christmastime. Betty joins me in wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Jerry Ford."" On leaving the presidency, President and Mrs. Ford moved to California, where President Ford died on December 25, 2006. The recipient, Helen Copley, was publisher of Pulitzer Prize-winning San Diego Union-Tribune from 1971 to 2001. Also well-regarded philanthropist, Copley ""gave millions to the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art. She also underwrote the construction of a library at the University of San Diego"" (New York Times). In the printed dedication to this signed limited first edition of Last of the Californios (number 415 of an unspecified limitation), Copley notes it is Copley Books' third book on Baja California, ""the 'mother' of the California in which so many millions of us live today… With these books we have striven to enrich the knowledge and renew the relationship and understanding between the peoples of the two Californias."" Accompanying envelope containing Ford's engraved free frank with printed letterhead address of ""Rancho Mirage, California 92270"" addressed in typescript: ""Mrs. Helen Copely [sic], Chairman of he Board, Copley Newspapers, P.O. Box 1530, La Jolla, California."" Signed limited ""Special Edition"" of Last of the Californios, number 415 of an unspecified limitation signed by Copley and author/illustrator Harry W. Crosby, with over 60 illustrations and maps, many full page. Book, autograph letter signed and free frank envelope in fine condition.

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        Bigorre et Quatre Vall

      S.N.E.R.D. (Soci

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        Early Years 1900-1927

      1981. First Edition . Signed. STEICHEN, Edward. The Early Years 1900-1927. (New York: Aperture, 1981). Large elephant folio (17 by 21 inches), original ivory self-wrappers; pp. 8. WITH: Elephant folio suite of 12 original photogravures. Housed in publisher’s woven-silk portfolio. $7800.Signed limited first edition, number 182 of 1000 copies, signed by photographer Beaumont Newhall and Steichen’s daughter Mary Steichen Calderone on text pages three and five, respectively. Included are Steichen’s “The Flatiron,” “In Memoriam,” Moonrise” and “Heavy Roses.”“In a career that spanned 77 years, Steichen became the country’s most celebrated and highest-priced photographer… a craftsman of genius” (McDarrah & McDarrah, 468). Toward the end of his life Steichen approached Aperture with the idea of publishing his early photographs as hand-pulled photogravures. Intrigued by the project, they enlisted “many years and the talents of many people” to recapture this “exquisite, all-but-forgotten process.” This limited edition of 12 hand-pulled photogravures features some of Steichen’s most memorable images. Perhaps most renowned is his 1905 rendering of New York’s Flatiron Building, a photograph that “is a dramatic representation of that moment at dusk when the sky turns a leaden blue-green and highlights glow in the half-light… There is no clearer example of an early modernist photographic composition, one that combines contemporary Pictorial expression in art… alive with the gestures of living in New York just as it becomes a vital, international metropolis” (Frizot, 318). This edition is one of 500 using photogravures printed on Rives BFK, with the remaining 500 editions printed on Papier Duchene. An additional 100 artist proofs of the suite of 12 photogravures were also produced. With essays by Newhall and Calderone. A fine copy of a splendid volume.

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        Beertje Bombazijn. (Met een 'woordje vooraf' door Dick Hosselaar [= W.F. Hermans]).

      - Amsterdam, De Literaire Loodgieters, 1981. 15,0 x 15,0 cm. Leporello. (11) p. Met de hand gezet en gedrukt op karton in een oplage van 'maximaal 50 [= (volgens DLL:) 43 of (volgens JS:) 49] exemplaren'. 1e druk.* Prachtig 'kinderboek' van Hermans, een fragment uit de iets eerder verschenen roman Uit talloos veel miljoenen, gedrukt en gebonden in de Drukwerkplaats Ewald Spieker, naar typografie van Pierre Roth en met indrukwekkende typografische illustraties van Lionel Prent [= Ewald Spieker]. Deze uitgave haalde zelfs de kranten. NRC schreef dat het boekje niet te koop was: 'Spieker spreekt van een goed uitgevoerde grap. Roth is afgelopen weekend dertig exemplaren naar W.F. Hermans in Parijs gaan brengen'.Dit archiefexemplaar telt helaas 11 van de 12 vierkante pagina's (ontbrekende pagina wordt in kleurenkopie geleverd).DLL 7. JS 367. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vecchie e nuove storie municipali nelle province continentali del Mezzogiorno d'Italia

      Capone Editore, LECCE 1981 - Storie Municipali ITALIANO Supplemento a Studi Storici Meridionali a. I, n.ri 1-2, gennaio-agosto 1981, si presenta in buono stato. Le pagine sono perfettamente integre e pulite, lieve piega all'angolo superiore. La copertina mostra segni di fioritura soprattutto alla coperta anteriore.

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        Dangling In The Tournefortia

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981, 1981. FIRST EDITION & LIMITED EDITION SIGNED WITH A QUOTE AND DRAWINGS. 1 vol.. Bound in the publishers red cloth backed pictorial boards, limited to 350 numbered and signed copies of which this is #119, on the limitation page Bukowski additionally writes "People who constantly talk about "Love" remind me very much of a pair of gloves lost in that compartment of an automobile far to the right and forgotten until found in a junkyard a decade later to be worn upon the hands of a sadist for future use.", with a doodle of a flower and dog?. Some very small spotting to foredges of pages otherwise NEAR FINE.

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        STUDIES & SKETCHES OF A BIRD PAINTER. Paintings, Drawings and Text by Raymond Ching. With additional notes by Errol Fuller.

      Number 487 of a signed limited edition of 500 copies, bound in full morocco, gilt. Folio. A mint copy in a slightly rubbed box.

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        Rassegna di giurisprudenza sul codice di procedura civile. Anni 1977-1980 + Anni 1979-1983 + Anni 1984-1988 + Appendice di aggiornamento + seconda appendice di aggiornamento.


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        Abydos: Holy City of Ancient Egypt.

      Los Angeles, L. L. Co., 1981.. Quarto. Pp. xxi, (i) map, 282. Plus a suite of colour plates, printed on fine paper, bound-in. Numerous illustrations throughout. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's pictorial boards which are slightly toned; slightly bumped spine-ends. In a very good condition. Interior is fine and bright. ~ First edition. Reproduced from a typewritten manuscript. Very rare. From the private collection of Stewart Dale White, former Treasurer and Trustee of the Egypt Exploration Society, with his ownership signature to half-title. Dorothy Louise Eady (1904-1981).

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        The Maps and Texts of the Boke of Idrography

      Oxford: The Roxburghe Club, 1981. Limited Edition. 1/2 Morocco. Very good. Oxford: The Roxburghe Club, 1981. Limited Edition. 1/2 Morocco. "The Boke of Idrography, also known as The Rotz Atlas, was originally presented to Henry VIII around 1542, and it shows the approximate placing of part of Australia as well as charts of the coastlines of the world. This lavish reproduction was produced for The Roxburghe Library by The Viscount Eccles in 1981, being one of only 200 copies for sale, and long out of print. This was the first publication of the Roxburghe Club to be offered for general sale outside the club's very exclusive membership." Jean Rotz, also called Johne Rotz, was a 16th-century French artist-cartographer. His work was greatly influenced by these early French explorations, which induced him to create highly decorative maps. Failing to find employment with King Francois I, Rotz went to England in 1542 and entered the service of Henry VIII.". The Roxburghe Club. Large folio, ½ morocco over cloth, xvi + 96 pages + 32 full color leaves of plates. Limited edition. Top edge gilt. This large folio measures 25 inches by 16 inches. Light surface and edge wear. Faint spotting at lower corner near spine. Very good.

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        Richard Burton


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        Robert Natkin

      NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1981 ISBN 0-8109-1355-0 Quarto (11.0 in. by 11.75 in.); inscribed and signed by Robert Natkin to half-title page; very good hardcover; eggshell cloth-covered boards; very good dust jacket; bubbled dust jacket rear panel laminate; lightly soiled book corners; small stain to front cover; crisp; clean; bright..

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