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        PHOTOS IN + OUT CITY LIMITS: NEW YORK CITY ("PHOTOS IN & OUT CITY LIMITS: NEW YORK CITY") - Rare Signed Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing

      New York City, NY: ULAE Incorporated, 1982 - 1st Printing. Signed. 70 pages. Published in 1982. Collection of photographs on subject. One of the greatest photography books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with the Softcover Edition. There is no ISBN. The book is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Robert Rauschenberg: Oversize-volume format. White linen cloth boards with metallic-silver titles beautifully embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Robert Rauschenberg. Essay by Colta Ives. Matching white linen cloth slipcase. Printed on thick uncoated stock paper in the United States to the very highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents the great artist's collection of black-and-white photographs on New York City, the partial fulfillment of his 30-year-old wish to photograph the entire United States, a project he never completed. Showcases his unique approach to photography as a process of discovery, selection, and assemblage of objects from everyday life. One of the least well-known facts about Rauschenberg is that he began his career as a photographer. He makes no distinction between his photography and his painting, and he brings the same acute eye to both. The photographs, like the paintings, are formally rigorous, sensuous, and piercing. His celebrated method of appropriating found images and objects to capture the fabric, tempo, and "feel" of modern life is photographically-inspired and characterizes his large body of work. The idea of appropriation is not unique to Rauschenberg. It is a central tenet of Surrealism and continues to be the latter Movement's enduring legacy. What makes Rauschenberg's work unique is the way he has "set in motion an interplay of shapes in which the human form is integrated to a rigorous yet flamboyant sense of design, pictures in which art and real life coincide" (Pontus Hulten). "A protean genius who showed America that all of life could be open to art. Rauschenberg didn't give a fig for consistency or curating his reputation; his taste was always facile, omnivorous, and hit-or-miss, yet he had a big-ness of soul and a richness of temperament that recalled Walt Whitman" (Robert Hughes). "Mine is the need to be where it will always never be the same again. Photography is the most direct communication of non-violent contacts" (Robert Rauschenberg). An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Rauschenberg collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in charcoal pencil by Robert Rauschenberg. It is signed directly on the page, not on a tipped-in page even though it comes from the publisher. The signature beautifully matches the facsimile of his signature on the book's cover and title page. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Many copies have major flaws because the color white soils very easily. According to dealers who knew him, Rauschenberg basically stopped signing books in the 1990's. Signed copies still available online are vintage, not recent, and very few. A rare signed copy thus. 70 tritone plates. One of the greatest artists of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter Signed and Book Review [The Launch of a Pulitzer Prize Winning Author]

      1982 - A typed letter signed by Butler to poet Tom Clark, regarding Clark's review. In 1981, Butler, who would later win the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his collection A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, published his first book, The Alleys of Eden. It was reviewed by Clark in the February 11, 1982 Los Angeles Times, with the headline "Vietnamization of a Deserter's Mind." On May 12, Butler wrote to Clark, saying, in part: "I have received twenty major reviews of the book but none of them was more sensitive or insightful than yours. The best literary criticism actually explains an author to himself. That's what your review did. I understand my own book better after reading your review and I want to thank you for that." The letter is signed "Bob Butler." Also included here is Clark's original, 3-page manuscript review, signed by Clark: ".Desertion, Butler seems to say, is an inevitable act, made necessary by the human state. Every small movement is an abandonment of the past, with death looming over everything as the greatest desertion of all." Clark's review makes it clear that Butler's protagonist -- an Army intelligence officer who ends up deserting out of self-disgust over his involvement in the torture and death of a Viet Cong prisoner -- is an analogue for the larger society, which deserted both Vietnam and those who fought there, leaving both the Vietnamese and the veterans as "displaced persons," in both countries. Clark's review is penned on the back of copies from a book about Celine and folded in half; near fine. A photocopy of the published review is included. Butler's letter is folded for mailing; else fine in a near fine envelope. With a copy of Alleys of Eden [NY: Horizon (1981)], which is fine in a very near fine dust jacket with a short edge tear. An insightful review of one of the best novels to come out of the Vietnam war, and the author's appreciative response. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        An Odd Bestiary. Text compiled and annotated by Laurie Block

      [Easthampton, MA]: Cheloniidae Press. 1982. First Edition, one of 200 copies all on Rives lightweight paper, from a total issue of 300 copies, signed by the artist, Alan James Robinson, and hand-numbered by him on the colophon page. Page size: 13-1/2 inches x 9- 3/4 inches; 158pp including 6pp. Introduction by Laurie Block and 13pp. bibliography by Ms. Block. Bound by Grey Parrot: red quarter leather and light tan cloth over boards, tan cloth over boards folder for extra suite of engravings, clamshell box of tan linen over boards with red morocco spine stamped in gold gilt with title, fine. Each letter of the alphabet is exemplified by an animal whose name represents that letter. Each letter has its own page with a small woodengraving of the animal above printed text describing the animal. This is followed by an original full-page woodengraving of the animal with a caption and source printed in red by a page of text. The first letter of each of the 26 text sections is in red, original calligraphy by Betse Curtis in the style of Old English Gothic letters. The colophon features a red alphabet in Old English Gothic letters surrounding the debossed turtle (cheloniidae) with the colophon text printed in Arrighi. The text of the book is in Centaur as well as Arrighi, set in monotype by Mackenzie-Harris, with some hand-setting by Arthur Larson. & The text, compiled by Laurie Block from five centuries of travelers&#39; accounts, is "the story of how men came to view the animate world as a reality with its own unique history, integrity, and order." The earliest bestiaries - full of fantasy and little fact - from the medieval period seem elementary in comparison to those produced by the scholarship of the Renaissance. Humans had renewed their efforts to portray and accurately describe those other living creatures that share their planet. And, their ever-expanding audience was delighted. This desire to see and know the living world continues unabated. Here is a textual survey from publications as early as the 1577 THE HISTORY OF TRAVAILE IN THE WEST AND EAST INDIES... by Richard Eden (for the Elephant&#39;s entry) to the 1839 NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGES OF HIS MAJESTY&#39;S SHIPS ADVENTURE AND BEAGLE... by Charles Darwin (for the Tortoise&#39;s entry). There are 26 wood engravings by Alan James Robinson for each animal / letter of the alphabet. There are also 26 smaller linecuts which appear above the page of text with the first letter of the animal&#39;s name printed over / with the image. The woodengraving is a full-page image with a sentence, printed in red, below the engraving referring to the animal. This is an altogether welcome addition to the much sought after bestiary. Elegantly and beautifully executed, it is one of Mr. Robinson&#39;s most charming endeavors. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/3156.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        CONFIDENTIAL CHATS WITH BOYS

      [Oxford]: Sycamore Press, [July 1982].. Sewn printed wrappers. Fine. First edition of the poet/novelist&#39;s first book[let], preceded by the 1975 Sycamore Broadsheet 22. Signed by the author on the title panel.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Cantico delle creature.: Con litografie originali di Enrico Paulucci, Bruno Saetti, Gennaro Piccini, Michele Cascella, Bruno Cassinari, Amintore Fanfani, Remo Brindisi, Virgilio Guidi, Pericle Fazzini.

      Grafica dei greci, Roma. 1982 - Copia, non dedicata, della tiratura ad personam di sole 50 copie. All&#146;interno è presente una superba riproduzione di tre pagine del codice 338 della Biblioteca comunale di Assisi riproducente parti del cantico e 9 litografie a piena pagina degli artisti Enrico Paulucci, Bruno Saetti, Gennaro Piccini, Michele Cascella, Bruno Cassinari, Amintore Fanfani, Remo Brindisi, Virgilio Guidi, Pericle Fazzini. Trattasi di litografie originali, in bassa tiratura, realizzate appositamente per l&#146;opera e tutte firmate a matita dagli autori. Legatura in tessuto di pregio con elaborati motivi zoomorfi. Cofanetto in mezza pelle con titoli al dorso. Non presente in ICCU. Rarissimo. Formato: 65, [2] p., 53 cm, bross., custodia in tessuto, cofanetto. Ottimo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        LITTLE, BIG

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1982. Octavo,. boards.. Some very light spotting to fore edges of the free endpapers, a. nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some foxing to the. verso with some bleed through along the edges, mild shelf wear along. top edge, and small nick to jacket rear panel near spine fold.. (#132158). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Signed by Crowley. "A now recognized landmark of modern fantasy, Crowley&#39;s novel encompasses many worlds in its ambitious scope and triumphs on all counts ... A literate, touching and unassuming masterpiece." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, 4A-79. 1982 World Fantasy award winner. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 76.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        recnik srpskohrvatskoga knjizevnog jezika 1-6

      serbian languageRE?NIK SRPSKOHRVATSKOGA KNJI?EVNOG JEZIKA Izdava?: Matica srpska Godina izdavanja: 1982 Povez: Tvrd Format: 25 x 17 cm Knjiga 1. A?" E, 866 str. Knjiga 2. ??" K, 862 str. Knjiga 3. K?" O, 914 str. Knjiga 4. O?" P, 1006 str. Knjiga 5. P?" S, 1043 str. Knjiga 6. S?" ?, 1038 str. odlicno ocuvano

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        Plutonian Ode

      San Francisco: City Lights (1982) - First Edition. A fabulous and potentially historically significant association copy, INSCRIBED by Ginsberg in 1983 to Hungarian writer István Eörsi: "There are many small / Changes & Typographical / Mistakes here - / We need to send you / Corrected Second / Printing. But I've checked out most of them by pen." On the title page Ginsberg has added: "Allen Ginsberg / for Istvan Eörsi / December 21, 1983." In the text there are several significant emendations in both Ginsberg and Eörsi's hand. In some cases it appears they were working together. A little light wear; just about near fine in wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        THE DARK TOWER [I]: THE GUNSLINGER

      [West Kingston, Rhode Island]: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.,. [1982]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and slipcase. (#128826). First edition. One of 500 numbered copies (this is copy #98) signed by King and artist Michael Whelan. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-150. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4- 164.

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        The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

      Donald M. Grant Publisher 1982. Hardcover Book Condition: Fine Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Donald M. Grant Publisher, New York 1982. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Jacket priced at $20.00. Signed by Stephen King on a typed letter to a fan. Comes with the original envelope from 1988. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards and pages, tight spine. Name and date at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, soft shelf wear. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Art + Francoise") to S. Clay Wilson with a Drawing by Spiegelman

      First. Octavo. Letter to S. Clay Wilson. Undated but 1982. Folded for mailing, else fine. The left-hand side of the page consists of a Spiegelman drawing of a man with a head made from a sticker for his magazine Raw. The text of the letter in full: "Hi Wiltz Herewith Rawz. Going to Yurrp til Sept. 2. then Raw 4. If you wanna show us stuff that might be appropriate... deadline, September 10. Have a good summer. All the best, Art + Francoise." The drawing and full text of the letter are in the hand of Spiegelman, except for the signature of Francoise. In 1975 Spiegelman and Bill Griffin founded the comic Arcade which featured the work of artists like Wilson and R. Crumb. Spiegelman and his wife Francoise Mouly founded Raw in 1980, and though it was relatively short lived it was extremely influential. A nice association between two founding members of the Underground Comics movement. Spiegelman won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Über die Dörfer. Dramatisches Gedichte von Peter Handke. Uraufführung. Felsenreitschule. Inszenierung: Wim Wender, Hannes Klett.

      Salzburg, -, 1982.. o. Pag. OProgrammzettel.. Jaklitsch III 228. - Mit den eighd. Signaturen von Peter Handke, Hannes Klett, T. Schüler,Wim Wenders, Libgart Schwarz, Jürgen, Knieper, Karin Baal, Domenika Kaesdorf, Elisabeth Schwarz, Martin Schwab, Rüdiger Vogler, Jörg Hube, Tom Krinzinger, Edd Stavjanik, Ph. Boudin, Günther Steinacher, Franz Holesovsky, Else Quecke (2x), Chambas und Hans-J. Stockerl (?).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        HISTOIRE DE L'EDITION FRANCAISE. ---- Tome 1 : Le Livre conquérant . Du Moyen-Âge au milieu du XVIIe siècle .

      Promodis - Paris 1982. 1 Volume/1.- TOME 1 seul -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée sous jaquette illustrée. Formatin-folio( 30,5 x 22 cm )( 2415 gr ). --------- 629 pages avec nombreuses illustrations N&B in-texte + 60 en couleurs Hors-Texte sur 48 planches. ********************* "" Bien plus que dresser la bibliothèque d'un temps et d'un lieu, le premier volume de cette histoire de l'édition française cherche à mettre en évidence les.&#155; Lire la suite principales transformations d'une marchandise qui ne ressemble pas tout à fait aux autres, le livre, et l'histoire de ceux qui en furent les artisans, les commerçants ou les lecteurs. Une histoire qui commence bien avant Gutenberg, quand les copies des manuscrits sont mises en circulation. Comment un auteur éditait-il alors son &#156;uvre ? Comment fabriquait-on un manuscrit ? Au fil des siècles, les procédés évoluent, mais c'est surtout l'instauration de la séparation des mots qui bouleverse les habitudes intellectuelles puisqu'elle permet la lecture silencieuse, une lecture plus rapide donc, qui engendre une demande accrue de manuscrits. L'apparition de l'imprimerie engendre à son tour une véritable révolution culturelle, transformant le livre en instrument de communication, en instrument de propagande aussi. Marchands imprimeurs, imprimeurs libraires et tous ceux qui travaillent aux métiers du livre s'efforcent alors de conquérir des lecteurs nombreux. Typographie, mise en page, illustration, reliure : ces techniques, nouvelles ou renouvelées, modifient profondément la présentation des textes ; En moins d'un siècle et demi, le temps de l'humanisme et du classicisme, le livre devient un objet plus familier, plus lisible, plus maniable. Longtemps le livre reste l'apanage des seules élites, mais déjà apparaissent, dans les villes du moins, les premiers signes d'une " lecture populaire ". '' *************************** ref 510 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shoeless Joe

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1982 - 1st edition/1st printing. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page: 'For Ed Morris With best wishes Bill Kinsella May 24/82 Chicago'. A blind-stamped (no color) embossment directly below that inscription reads 'Library of Edward L. Morris E.L.M.', so the book's previous owner was the person the author's inscription was written to. Straight, clean, very tight book with only that blind-stamp ed embossment to keep it from being 'as new'. The price intact, crisp and clean dustjacket has just a touch of the lower spine end bluing to the green (much less than normal), and a couple of very tiny edge nicks at the flap fold ends, but is otherwise in excellent condition. A lovely copy of this classic which was made into the movie 'Field Of Dreams' and which won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. A baseball-based fantasy about the power of dreams to move people. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AAABOOKS (Authors & Artists)]
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        Stalking the Nightmare

      Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed By Author and Illustrator. 1st Edition. First edition, lettered state. Limited to ONLY 40 SIGNED AND LETTERED COPIES. Foreword by Stephen King. The book is bound in full black Oasis Morocco (goat-skin) with a gold stamped design by Jane Mackenzie of the white rabbit from ALICE IN WONDERLAND on the front cover. The rabbit has Harlan Ellison&#39;s face. The book is contained in a "grimoire box." The box is cast in a synthetic resin called Uncast Three, from original linden wood carvings by Steve Kirk. The box was then hand finished with intentional irregularities in surface and finish to produce a "stressed antique" appearance. The "carvings" on the faces of the box represent scenes from the stories in the book: Top face illustrates "Grail" and incorporates the publisher&#39;s logo and the sculptor&#39;s chop, hinge face illustrates "Final Trophy," lock face illustrates "Tracking Level," top end illustrates "Tiny Ally," bottom end illustrates "Invasion Footnotes" and the base illustrates "Visionary." The grimoire box is lined in black Siloma quilted velvet. The box has antiqued brass fittings, lock, and hasp, and two keys. The box is signed by the author and by the sculptor via a card inserted in a brass frame which is affixed to the inside of the box&#39;s lid. One of the most elaborate science fiction specialty press books ever produced. Fine in antiqued grimoire box. This state not issued in dust jacket..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        Netsuke & inro artists, and how to read their signatures

      Reed Publishers. 0917064046 Good++; Hardcover; 1982, Reed Publishers; Book is fitted with a heavy trasparent dust jacket, which is lightly worn; Light wear to boards with "straight" edge-corners; Sun-fading to spine; Unblemished textblock edges; Pages slightly age-toned, otherwise unmarked; Good binding with straight spine; Volume II covers pages 842 to 1376 (534 pages total); Gray cloth covers with title in black lettering; "Netsuke & Inro Artists, and How to Read Their Signatures, Volume II," by George Lazarnick. . Good.

      [Bookseller: South Bay Books]
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        The Unknown Islands, Life And Tales Of Henry Swanson - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Unalaska, AK: Cuttlefish VI. Fine. 1982. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. A clean First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition, SIGNED by AUTHOR Henry Swanson on front endpaper. Little rubbing along bottom and side of spine; Produced and published by high school students at Unalaska, Alaska in 1982 as part of a community history project, The Unkown Tales tells as much about the history of the Aleutian Islands and its native tribes and immigrants at the turn of the century as it does about its author Henry Swanson. He recorded his life history for the high school students through a series of tales: childhood, the last sea otter hunts, Navy years, WWI, the fox business, the war out West, and back to Alaska after the war .

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        Natural World: A Bestiary - Limited Edition

      Open Book, Barrytown, New York 1982 - A most attractive Limited Edition in Fine condition. Limited to 350 copies, of which only 100 were for sale, this one being #66. SIGNED by both the author and illustrator Jim Harrison and Diana Guest directly on the half-title page; Original poetry by Jim Harrison and black-and-white plates by sculptor Diana Guest Limited Edition; Signed by Author & Illustrator [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Natural World: A Bestiary (Signed Limited Edition)

      Open Book, New York 1982 - Limited Edition. One of 350 copies, of which only 100 were for sale (and this being No. 56), signed by both Harrison and Guest on the half-title page. Fine and unread without dust jacket as issued. A charming edition of poetry accompanied by black and white images of Guest's sculptural work. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Group of Three Circle Jerks Flyers

      California. [circa 1980s]. First. Two black and white flyers measuring 8.5" x 11" and one measuring 5.5" x 8.5". Overall fine with very light spotting to one.1. R.R.Z. presents L.A.&#39;s Invation [sic]. A flyer for a weekend at the punk venue, On Broadway, with live music by "The Circle Jerks with Social Distortion, plus, from Phoenix, The Meat Puppets, Friday Oct. 22nd"; and "Saturday Oct. 23rd The Circle Jerks, with Toiling Midgets and The Meat Puppets." Both featuring the artwork of Shawn Kerri, the American artist famous for working with punk bands in the late 1970s / early 1980s, most notably The Circle Jerks. Date not noted but probably 1982.2. Goldenvoice presents Circle Jerks Summer Skankoff. A flyer promoting a Circle Jerks show at Perkin&#39;s Palace, Friday, August 26, 1983 with Channel 3, MDC, The Dicks, and D.R.I. On the flyer is a drawing of a skanking punk, not noted but possibly Shawn Kerri artwork.3. A Polka Party to Remember. A flyer promoting a Circle Jerks show at the Polish Auditorium on Saturday, January 10th with Fear, 45 and The Mentors. It was an "all ages" show advertising "lots of cheap brewski." .

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        Natural World: A Bestiary

      Open Book, Barrytown, New York 1982 - Cloth; with poems by Harrison and photo-illustrations of sculpture by Diana Guest. From a limited edition of 250, signed by Harrison and Guest on the half-title page. 250 hors commerce. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LA PITTURA EMILIANA DEL '600.

      Longanesi Milano 1982 Ril. in tela con sovr., cm , pp 720, 720 tavv b / n.

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        HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON [et Jean Clair]. Inscribed Association Copy.

      Fondation Nationale de la Photographie - Photo Poche, Paris 1982 - Cartier-Bresson Henri. HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON [et Jean Clair]. Inscribed. Association Copy. Paris: Fondation Nationale de la Photographie - Photo Poche - Delpire, Paris, 1982. Sm. 8vo., 145pp. [French text] Inscribed by Henri Cartier-Bresson to his close friend, writer & photographer, James Lord ['Plausible Portraits of James Lord: With Commentary by the Model', 2003] with a reference to Gérard [Macé] who is poet, writer, photographer & also a close friend of Cartier-Bresson - on the inside front cover: "A James / ce petit memento / + la pensée de / Gérard sur / la photo. / Avec toute / mon amitié / Henri". First edition. Glossy photographic wrappers. First edition of the second volume in the outstanding collection created by Robert Delpire in 1982 at the Centre National de la Photographie. Contains 64 full page photographt by HCB. A fine bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A is for Alibi

      Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1982 - First Edition, First Printing. This copy is SIGNED BY SUE GRAFTON. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in colors with no chips or tears. This original first issue dustjacket has the $12.95 present on the front flap and no fading to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a spectacular copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        A Is For Alibi

      Holt,Rinehart,Winston, New York 1982 - Abeautiful book in gray boards. The pages are as new except for Sue Graftons signatuire on the title page. This first Kinsey Millhone mystery may have never been read.The dust jacket has a very small amount of shelf wear. Overall a very desirable copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rose Publications]
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        A" is for Alibi: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

      NY:Holt, 1982. - F/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing INSCRIBED by author on title page. An outstanding copy! We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        A Pale View of the Hills

      Faber 1982 - London. A small area on the title page is discoloured but the wrapper is totally unfaded ,the only copy I have seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        A Pale View of Hills

      Putnam 1982 - New York: Putnam, 1982. Signed by the author. First Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of $11.95 intact. In Near Fine condition. Remainder mark at base. Light edge wear. The dust jacket shows light rubbing. A lovely copy, signed by the author on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        10 Poems, newly translated by Michael Feingold. Drawings by Peter Thompson.

      Vincent FitzGerald & Co., New York 1982 - One of 125 copies all on Somerset handmade paper, watermark: "Somerset" / "England"), the first 25 of which were signed by the artist and the translator. Page size: 9-7/8 x 7-5/8 inches; 9 triptych fascicles each with a poem in French and an English translation of the poem; inbetween is an image of Rimbaud, with titlepage and colophon fascicles. Bound: loose as issued in blue cloth clamshell box with title stamped in red on front cover. The illustrations by Peter Thompson were printed on Arches paper at Meriden Gravure, with the exception of the first which is a tipped-in photograph of a color painting, an interpretation of the young Rimbaud by Thompson. The text was printed in charcoal gray ink, catching the delicate drawings by Thompson, by Dan Keleher's Wild Carrot Letterpress, and designed by Vincent FitzGerald and Robert Reitzes. The second book of the press, a simple yet elegant book. THEMES AND VARIATIONS, p. 88. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Confidential Chats with Boys.

      Sycamore Press, Oxford 1982 - Wrappers, 21 cm, 5 pages. Presentation copy, inscribed by the poet on the title page. very good copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Giono. Numéro spécial de la revue "Obliques", dirigé par Jacques Chabot.

      Nyons, Obliques 1982 - Livre épuisé 28,3 x 22,3 cm, cartonnage à la bradel gris, dos lisse, titre poussé à l'oeser, couvertures illustrées et dos conservés, (Claude Honnelaître), 128 pp., collage originale de Palayer sur feuille volante. Condition : Édition originale. Exemplaire du tirage de tête imprimé à 137 exemplaires sur vergé bleu de Lana et accompagné d'un collage original signé de Palayer représentant un village provençal. Très riche iconographie en noir. Textes par Jean Giono, Jacques Chabot, Pierre Citron, Denis Labouret, Jean Arrouye, Jean-Louis Magnon, Joëlle Gardes-Tamine et Lucien Victor, Jean-François Durand, Marie-Anne Arnaud-Toulouse, Peter Poïana, bibliographie de l'auteur. Exemplaire et collage en parfait état, très bien établi par Claude Honnelaître. 1200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        EGON SCHIELE. Disegni erotici.

      Sesto San Giovanni 1982 - Magnifica ril. in sughero, identica soluzione per la custodia, cm 42x30, pp 91, 5 tavv in 2 toni nel t., 35 tavv. a colori. Allegata una suite di 12 pregevoli tavv a colori. Tiratura di sole 300 copie. Ottimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        The Paul C. Blum Collection [in the Yokohama Archives of History]: A Catalogue of Books, I-IV. [FOUR VOLUMES].

      Yokohama, Yokohama Archives of History 1982 - Four volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. vi, 92, xxxiv; iii, 93-226; iii, 227-304; iii, 305-415, iii (errata). Each volume includes a suite of plates. Set in double columns. Uniformly bound in the original publisher's decorative stiff wrappers. In new condition. ~ First edition. The Paul C. Blum (1898-1981) Collection at the Yokohama Archives of History Library contains some 7,000 items, including foreign books and magazines about Japan dating back to the 16th century, old European maps of Japan and Asia, and Japanese woodblock prints. The Yokohama Archives of History contain over 250,000 Yokohama-related materials from the Edo period to the Taisho-early Showa era. Initially planned to comprise 3 volumes only, the catalogue eventually was published in 4 volumes and is including a Supplement and an Index.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Kandinsky: Catalogue Raisonnè of the Oil-Paintings.: Volume One 1900-1915 - Volume Two 1916-1944.

      Sotheby Publications - Electa, Milano. 1982 - 2 v. (1118 p.), 30x28 cm, cart., sovr., cofanetto. Molto buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Kandinsky; catalogue raisonne of the oil-paintings, volume one: 1900-1915; volume two: 1916-1944.

      Ithaca, Cornell University Press, [ 1982-4 - ]. Two volumes, 1118p. Illus. Quarto. Backstrips of dust jackets color-faded, and two lightly rubbed areas on dust jacket of vol. 1; otherwise a near-fine set in very good dust jackets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammer Mountain Book Halls, ABAA]
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        Papermaking By Hand. A Book of Suspicions.

      The Perishable Press, Minor Confluence Perry Township, Wisconsin 1982 - One of 200 copies, all on a variety of contemporary hand made papers: 13 various Shadwells; Roma & Perusia from Miliani in Fabriano; Canterbury from Barcham Green in Maidstone, Kent (all three retain their watermarks); Barlow from HMP in Woodstock, Connecticut; Banana-sisal from Carriage House in Brookline, Massachusetts; Yale (in wove and laid surfaces) from Twinrocker in Brookston, Indiana. Bound by Bill Anthony & Associates: tan Irish linen over boards, fine. Page size: 11 x 7-1/2 inches; 56 pages surfaces in 7 signatures, 26 pages of text. Illustrated with 3 illustrations from Diderot and 12 linoleum cuts by Jim Lee especially for this text. There are 2 title pages - one by Walter Hamady and one penned by Hermann Zapf who also designed the typeface, Palatino, used for this text. The type was hand set and printed by Walter Hamady, 50 of the pages printed in 88 press runs, in 5 basic colors (blacks, reds, blues, browns and grays) on 19 different colors of paper. Certainly, this is a key book on papermaking and one of the most beautiful books from Walter Hamady. PP #102. See an Image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        One Day of Happiness. Lithographs by Richard Callner.

      Red Ozier Press, New York. Number 132 of 155 copies; singned by Isaac B. Singer, at the end of the story. 1982 - 6 3/4 in. x 10 3/4 in., half-title; design title-page printed in gray and black, color lithographic frontispiece illustration of an interior, signed in pencil by Callner, with a glassine paper guard on both sides of the plate; text printed in gray and black; unpaginated, with numbered colophon leaf; illustrated with three, colored lithographs, each signed by Richard Callner in pencil. Violet morocco leather spine and sides, and corner-tips, with blue & gray paste-paper over boards. In the publisher's, gray cloth-covered slipcase. The violet leather spine shows light fading of the leather color, very light fading to slipcase fore-edge. This copy comes with the original printed prospectus, which is printed as a small broadside (6 1/2 in. x 10 5/8 in.), and which is not folded. [Colophon]: This story was translated from the original Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Pollet. The book was created by the hands of Kate Leavitt who printed the lithographs; Pat Taylor of Out of Sorts Letter Foundery who cast the Goudy Village type; the Twinrocker Paper Mill which formed the special edition of paper; Emily Brown Shields who calligraphed the watermarks and title page; and William Anthony who produced the pastepapers and binding. The book was printed by Steve Miller and Ken Botnick at Red Ozier's 25th Street printshop; the last page pulled on April first. Of 155 copies this is number 132. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Onna Keshiki Tabi

      Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan 1982 - First Edition. Softcover with jacket and obi. 8vo. Near fine condition. 206 pages. Text in Japanese. Numerous b&w plates documenting the different trips taken for various photo shoots by Nobuyoshi Araki. Spine of obi lightly sunned. Edgewear to the jacket mainly to the top back edge and head of the spine. Spine lightly cocked. Light foxing to the page edges. Otherwise a near fine copy. Signed to the front endpaper in black ink. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bondi Books (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        The One Whose Eyes Open When You Close Your Eyes (First Edition, Association copy, inscribed to Thomas Lux)

      Roslindale, MA: Pym-Randall Press, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, inscribed by Franz Wright to fellow Massachusetts poet Thomas Lux on the title page: "For Tom, with intense admiration and love, as always / Franz." Lux&#39;s ownership signature is at the top right corner of the front endpaper. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket, with just a touch of pinpoint rubbing at the spine ends and corners. Nearly 20 years after the publication of this title, Wright was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Light and Shadow / Hikari to Kage

      Toju-sha, Tokyo 1982 - Moriyama Daido - Hikari to Kage ("Light and Shadow) Toju-sha, (Tokyo), 1982 Softcover with wraps and original obi Moriyama's groundbreaking 1982 work. Condition: Outer cover has some wear to the tips and the upper edge; obi generally clean with slight wear. Internally, a hint of foxing to the inside title page, otherwise the plates are in fine condition--one of the cleanest we have seen. A very nice copy of this work. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: AboveParBooks]
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