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        Fahrenheit 451

      New York: Limited Editions Club (LEC),1982. First edition. Quarto, publisher's aluminum bound boards, silver page edges One of 2,000 copies signed by both the author and the illustrator, this copy being number 533. Near fine with very light shelfwear in a near fine slipcase. With information laid in from the publisher. A very nice copy. ahrenheit 451 remains Bradbury's most acclaimed work, with more than four million copies in print. "Frightening in its implications… Mr. Bradbury's account of this insane world, which bears many alarming resemblances to our own, is fascinating" (New York Times).

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        William Gilbert Grace

      Chromolithography, 265x395mm, original proof impression. Like new, a small tear of 2 cm in the lower margin. ?The second versions of the Vanity Fair caricatures are the proof prints or proofs before lettering. [First versions are the original watercolors; third versions are the widely available weekly/album prints.]   Produced to verify the colours and lines of the lithograph, no more than twenty copies were printed. Not true many more than that. These prints have no captions or dates, or other descriptive type, and the magazine bound them in numbered albums, in green leather with gilt tooling.  They were offered for sale, and also awarded as prizes in the magazine?s acrostic contests.  At the front of each volume is a printed note from Vanity Fair giving the number of the proof volume and the numbered volume in the series. However these volumes were "broken" to sell individually and one never sees the complete volume. The quality of the colours in the proof prints, their clarity of line and detail and their scarcity make them of considerable interest to the collector.? Roy T. Matthews and Peter Mellini, In ?Vanity Fair?, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982), 203.

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        The Birds of Africa

      London: Academic Press 1982-1997. 5 vols. xiii, 521, xvi, 552, xvi, 611, xiii, 609, xix, 669 p. 32 cm. 160 colour plates by Peter Hayman (Vol. I) and Martin Woodcock and many b&w line drawings by Ian Willis (Vol. II-IV) and many maps. First edition. Brown cloth hard cover. Dust jackets clean and bright, a bit of fading at the spines. Bookplate on front free end paper of each volume. "This will be the first comprehensive guide to the bird life of the continent as a whole, including North Africa. This (five) volume set covers all species of birds found in Africa, including migrants from the Palearctic and vagrants. Resident birds are described in full detail, with sections of their range and status, description, field characters, voice, general behaviour, food and breeding biology. Visitors are also given extensive coverage, with emphasis on their status and behavior within Africa--Universally recognized as by far the most authoritative and comprehensive work ever published on the birds of Africa."

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        Atsuki Hibi ni Camp Hansen / Hot Days in Camp Hansen

      Okinawa: Aaman Shuppan, 1982. Tiny crease to the bottom edge of the front cover, else a tight, near fine copy in photo-illustrated wrappers, dust jacket (very lightly foxed), publisher's green obi.. First Edition. Small quarto. Afterword by Shomei Tomatsu, with whom Ishikawa studied. One of the great Okinawa books: a collection of photographs shot in the Kin-Town red light district of Okinawa. Several pages excised as is always the case. (Ishikawa removed them herself to protect the identity of one of the girls.) A gripping document of late seventies Okinawa, showing the relationships between American GI's, and the Okinawan women who worked, like the photographer herself, in the Kin-Town bars.

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        An Archive of an interview with Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and related letters

      1982. An archive of two typed letters signed and one typed interview response from Patricia Highsmith to Eleanor Sullivan at Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. The interview response, a ribbon copy dated dated November 20, 1981, is quite lengthy, with fabulous content. The normally reclusive author addresses in some detail a wide array of topics, including her literary influences, Edgar Allan Poe, comparisons of Dreiser's "An American Tragedy" to "Strangers on a Train," her preference of ironing or woodwork to visiting Paris or New York and associated social engagements, her snail collection, Tom Ripley, the relative merits of short stories and novels, thoughts on "Purple Noon" (the 1962 French film adaptation of "The Talented Mr. Ripley"), favorite novels and short stories (her own and those of others), preferred climate and terrain for day-to-day living (with a comparative discussion of France and Mexico), the importance of understanding a character's emotions, coincidences and their function in "The Blunderer," sleep (naps and rising time in particular), painting and sketching, and a discussion of the influence of "Crime and Punishment" on the moral nature of her fiction. The interview was published in the August 1983 issue of the magazine. A typed letter signed from Highsmith, dated November 20, 1981, accompanies Ms. Highsmith's typed response, and is on her Moncourt, France personal stationery. The letter notes that Highsmith found the questionnaire to be complex, that she enjoyed an interview with Clark Howard sent by Ms. Sullivan, that the publication of her new novel, "The Black House," is imminent, and that apart from EQMM, the "short story market in the USA is really pretty limited." The follow-up letter, dated March 26, 1982, inquires as to whether the interview was printed, and briefly mentions a request to reprint "Slowly, Slowly, in the Wind," which originally appeared in EQMM, in a horror anthology. A fascinating archive offering rare insight into the thoughts of a unique American author, one whose reclusiveness are well known. In a custom clamshell box.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Athens: Odysseus Elytis, 1982. First edition. Not bound.. Very Good +. An Original Autograph Letter Signed from Odysseus Elytis to Mr. Antonopoulos of the winery Achaia Clauss. Written entirely in the Nobel Prize Winner's hand over both sides of a piece of his headed card stock (measuring 104 mm X 149 mm and dated 28th July 1982), the letter reads as follows: "My friend Mr. Antonopoulos, I have not forgotten my promise (my wish one would be more correct to say) to visit your facility in Patras. And I'll first tell you that for exceptional reasons I was obliged almost all spring to avoid all small movements. Now of course comes the time to leave for the summer holidays. But do not worry. I have all confidence when will be the right time to give a notice [of his planned trip to the winery]. Thank you again for your honest feelings. With friendly wishes Elytis." On the verso's lower left corner Elytis has written "Skoufa 23”, his address in Athens. The letter in Very Good + condition with staple holes and a bit of wrinkling to the lower left corner (not affecting text) and two neat holes (also not affecting the text), presumably made by a prior owner in order to place the letter into a ringed binder. Odysseus Elytis (the pen name of Odysseus Alepoudhiéis) published his first poem at the encouragement of, among others, his friend George Seferis, winner of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature, was soon thereafter himself praised as an important writer, and ultimately also won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1979) "for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man's struggle for freedom and creativeness". A lover of excellent wines, Elytis was friendly with the Antonopoulos family, operators of the winery Achaia Clauss, one of Greece's most famous wineries. The letter clearly shows Elytis' intent to visit the great winery as many notable individuals had done before him. Signed letters from Odysseus Elytis, especially those written entirely in his own hand, are quite scarce indeed. A Very Good + Autograph Letter Signed by Nobel Prize Winner Odysseus Elytis. QUITE SCARCE.

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        Drawings and Words 1954-1977

      From the only limited edition in any language, published in 250 examples, is offered A6, hand numbered by Grass on the justification, with the set of 2 original etchings commissioned by the publisher from Günter Grass on handmade German paper, 1/50 released so, sleeved loose as issued in the mounted front pocket, the 2 etchings in fine impressions, in close to pristine condition, each numbered, dated and signed by Grass, the folio book complete in the publisher's cloth boards, pictorial jacket and card slipcase. The etchings were printed in 150 examples. The first 50 examples comprise the A series and form the deluxe issue. The B and C series were issued with 100 examples of 1 etching. The book was first published in a general edition in 1982 in German, "Zeichnungen und Texte 1954-1977", by Hermann Luchterhand Verlag. JUSTIFICATION: on publisher's pocket, A6 hand printed by Günter Grass in blue ink. ETCHINGS: titles provided on justification. Etching 1, (Sign in the Sky): documentation by Günter Grass in pencil, numbered 6/150, dated 83, signed in full, letters descending 5 cm. Sheet Size: 371 x 297 mm. Plate Size: 244 x 195 mm. Etching 2, Fairy Tale: documentation by Günter Grass in charcoal, numbered 6/150, dated 83, signed in full with ending double dot flourish, letters descending 7 cm. Sheet Size: 297 x 376 mm. Plate Size: 166 x 242 mm. CONDITION DETAIL: Publisher's Pocket: As New. Etchings: Very Fine. Etching 1: Pristine. Etching 2: Pristine except for 1 miniscule spot, beyond bottom plate margin. Protective Interleaves: Excellent. Pages: clean and bright and fresh, except front free endpaper with top corner crease with 8 mm closed tear and final 3 leaves with faint top corner fingering. Boards: clean and bright, as new except for 1 top edge bump. Binding: Fine. Jacket: top edge wear from the tight slipcase with a 3.9 cm abrasion rub with slight loss along the top edge at the outer corner, light spine edge wear and trace wear to crown and top corner of rear flap. Slipcase: scour marks and infrequent, scattered ink & soil spots. HIS GRAPHIC ART: After WWII Grass trained as a stonemason and studied sculpture at art school. While he came to be identified as a writer, Grass continued to devote much time to drawing and sculpture and began making etchings in 1972, lithographs in 1975. John Russell noted about his visual art (1983), "Grass' intentions are best served by the etching needle", for the rich opportunities it provides for exploring the synergies of black & white. Dreher states, "For Grass, black is the sum of all colors..." [foreword]. Grass found in his graphic art a means of drawing on his 'muses' that reciprocally fed and enriched his writing, what Drucker called a, "dual muse". Influenced by early German graphic art including Dürer, and Surrealist experiments with the unconscious mind, Grass' best work, represented here, is vital and affecting and carries us into the currents of the unconscious. Because of his eminence as a writer, Grass's visual art is often denigrated. Although his failure rate is high and the apex of his achievement doesn't compare to, say, Picasso, Grass at his best is a fascinating artist, pursuing fabulist themes and strategies identified with his writing, and an iconography that draws on his Baltic Sea upbringing in Danzig. Fairytale is one of his admired flounder works and Sign in the Sky fuses time and place in a manner characteristic of Grass' aesthetic. FORMAT: Publisher's woven silver cloth boards with black letters in the sewn binding with lavender gray front pocket with black letters mounted on the endpaper pastedown, etchings laid in with protective interleaves; b/w pictorial cream book-jacket with black letters on upper wrapper and spine, reproducing on upper jacket the 1972 pencil drawing, "Arrow-Swift Snail"; and plain card slipcase. SIZE: Folio, 32.2 x 40.5 cm or 12.68 x 15.94 inches. BOOK PRODUCTION: done in Germany, from a design by Kalle Giese, printed in Darmstadt in 16 point Sabon on lightly glazed white paper, bound by Klemme & Bleimund. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 136 pages with texts selected from 13 Grass works (text and source lists at rear), pp. 122-129, the informative afterword essay on changes in Grass' graphic style, poems and text excerpts illustrated with 87 Grass drawings, 1 color, many reproduced in facsimile, most previously unpublished, arranged in chronological order (list at rear), made using chalk, reed pen & wash, brushes, charcoal, pens & inks, pencil and a pigeon quill. REFERENCE: Richard Schade (graphic art), Cambridge Companion to Günter Grass. Ohsoling, H., Catalogue Raisonné of the Graphic Work, Volume I, Radierungen. SHIPPING: with packed weight of 9 pounds, an adjustment will be made equal to the actual ship fees. IMAGES: by request.

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        The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Master of the Senate, The Path to Power, Means of Ascent, The Passage of Power

      New York: Knopf, 1982-2012. First editions of each volume in the historian's ground-breaking biography on President Lyndon Johnson. Octavo, 4 volumes. Original cloth. Each volume is signed by Robert Caro and each are fine in near fine to fine dust jackets. A monumental political saga . . . powerful and stirring. It's an overwhelming experience to read The Path to Power." (The New York Times). "Stands at the pinnacle of the biographical art." (Donald R. Morris, Houston Post).

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        Original Watercolour Painting for American Whalers in the Western Arctic Titled Bark Helen Mar Clearing Prince of Wales Shoal, Oct 29, 1897

      William Gilkerson 1982. () Near fine. Original watercolour painting on heavy handmade card stock. Image size 44.5 X 32 cm. Hand titled and signed below the image and also signed and dated in the image with the artists monogram. Remnants of old mounting hinges on the rear of the board. A touch soiled on the edges. A fine clean unfaded image. This is the original illustration for the plate opposite page 26 of American Whalers in the Western Arctic. The image depicts the ice covered ship in heavy seas. The ship and the sea have amazing detail and give the viewers a sense of the rough conditions. Included with the original watercolour is copy of the hand signed print. Gilkerson originals especially with an arctic theme are scarce..

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        Mick Jagger East Village 1981

      Fine. Nicely framed.. The cover image of Kitajima's New York, shot in 1982. Gelatin silver print, number two of seven copies. 12" X 8 1/2". Printed 2007.

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        In Boksburg

      Capetown: The Gallery Press, 1982. First edition of the photographer's third book. Large square quarto. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer. An exceptional copy. Parr & Badger; Photobook II. South African photographer David Goldblatt has been recurrently made a fellow at universities such as Harvard and has received repeated titles as Honorary Doctor in Fine Arts and Literature. Most recently, he has been awarded the 2009 HCB Award and the 2010 Lucie Award. These are images of a white middle-class suburb of Johannesburg under apartheid, "…are indispensable first-hand records of an important place and time, buoyed by persistent grace" (New York Times).

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        The Living Birds of Eric Ennion

      Victor Gollancz, London 1982 - 'Hand-Signed' to the full title page by 'John Busby'. [unique collaboration] Eric Ennion was a unique but not widely known genius of British wildlife painting. A Cambridge doctor with a passion for nature, he gave up medicine to pioneer Field Study Centres and to write, broadcast and above all, to draw and paint the birds he knew . This book introduced and with commentary by John Busby shows a selection of the beautiful studies and field sketches kept by Ennion as reference for his larger paintings, as well as illustrations and descriptive extracts from some of his books. CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: ORIGINAL Dustjacket : Superby illustrated and colour vibrant original dustjacket. Price of £9.95 net present. Brown boards with gold/gilt lettering to the spine, which is in a beautifully clean condition. Boards are firmly attached to inner page block. 128 pages and these are all clean and tightly bound. The illustrations and colouring within are just marvellous. ----- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. --- If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make your preferred choice]. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Artistas de Ex-libris - Exlibris Artists, Bd. VI.

      Portugal, o. Vlg., 1982 - Gr.8°, 199 S., 195 teilw. aufmontierte, teilw. originalgrafische Exlibris., Kart., Einbd. min. gebräunt u. gebrauchsspurig, unterer Schnitt min. fleckig, 3 Tafeln min. stockfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar. 9 Exlibris sind jeweils vom Künstler signiert. Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 002/500. «Das beste und ästhetisch anspruchvollste Kompendium für Information und Dokumentation des zeitgenössischen Exlibris» Mit Beiträgen von: John Lawrence, Elfi Osiander, Christa Jahr, Edward Bonaventure Heffernan, Wim Zwiers, Fernando Coroado, Charles Pasino, Inge Löök, Pentcho Koulékov, Elena Antimonova, Lennart Forsberg, Mark Séverin, Gennadi Grak, Gheroghe Radu, Adrzej Bortowski, Kobi Baumgartner, Helga Lange, Avo Keerend, Janos Kass, Elisabeth Eskekilde, Virgilio Tramontin, Alfonsas Cepauskas, Editha Hayes Spencer, Mikhail Verkholantsev, Ruxandra (Didi( Alexe, Otto Feil, Karel Zeman u. Jorge Oliveira. Anlässlich des XIX. Internationalen Exlibriskongresses in Oxford 1982, veranstaltet von der Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d?Amateurs d?Ex-Libris. Mit Index der Künstler. Text in engl., frz., dt. 2100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Opera mathematica R. P. Andreae Tacquet demonstrata et propugnata a Simone Laurentio Veterani ex comitibus Montis Calvi, in collegio Societatis Iesv Lovanii anno M.DC. LXVIII. mense novemb.Antwerp: Jacob van Meurs, 1669.

      First edition of the collected works of Tacquet, including the first printings of his books on astronomy, optics and fortification, as well as his most important work <i>Cylindricorum et annularium libri quinque</i>. Stanitz 415; Macclesfiled 1982 [2 of 3 parts].<br/><br/> "Tacquet has written an impressive number of books, most of them teaching manuals for the different mathematical sciences to be used in Jesuit courses... Tacquet composed his manuals to comply with an express demand made by General Goswin Nickel. Upon receiving Tacquet's <i>Cylindricorum et annularium libri IV</i>, Nickel replied by urging the author to write a <i>cursus mathematicus</i>, properly adapted for use in the Jesuit colleges. Of the proposed <i>cursus mathematicus</i>, Tacquet published only two manuals during his lifetime, on geometry and arithmetic, but he was working on several others by the time of his death. His posthumous <i>Opera Mathematica</i> contains five of these treatises... (Vanpaemel, pp. 407-8). The perceived unsuitability of the <i>Cylindricorum at annularium</i> for the Jesuit Colleges may explain why it was not added to all copies of the <i>Opera</i> (it was not present in the Macclesfield copy, for example). <br/><br/> "The first and most important treatise, <i>Astronomia explicata ac demonstrate</i> (pp. 1-356), probably was in an advanced stage of composition, although Tacquet kept adding new material to it in 1659... Most authors have drawn attention to Tacquet's explicit use of 'saving of the appearances' in the <i>Astronomia</i> when discussing the Copernican system. Tacquet rejected the Copernican system for religious reasons, but he still expounded the different astronomical hypotheses with equal care... The astronomical hypotheses were not real, they were only meant to save the appearances. In particular, the function of an astronomical hypothesis was to make the motions of the celestial bodies accessible to mathematical treatment. He rejected the elliptical orbits of Kepler, as being too cumbersome and un-mathematical to work with" (<i>ibid</i>.). <br/><br/> Tacquet adopted a more realist position in his treatment of optics. "His optical hypotheses served not as statements about phenomena to be explained, but as axioms or principles... One of his hypotheses stated, for example, that light proceeds along straight lines. Other hypotheses, however, implied metaphysical views. Tacquet's very first hypothesis stated that all visible things emitted images which were captured by the eye, where they determined the visual perception... Tacquet maintained that [the law of reflection] could be conclusively demonstrated. In the first place, the law could be deduced from what looked like an even more fundamental axiom, viz. that "nature always acts along the shortest path"... Tacquet attempted to prove the law of reflection by physical arguments. In particular, he mentioned the proof by Descartes (the only reference to Descartes in the entire <i>Opera</i>), whom he criticized for not taking into account the loss of momentum which must occur in the reflected particles... For Tacquet, the law of reflection was a statement about the real world, where it was rigorously true" (ibid., pp 410-412). <br/><br/> "Tacquet's most important mathematical work, <i>Cylindricorum etannularium</i>, contained a number of original theorems on cylinders and rings. Its main importance, however, lay in its concern with questions of method. Tacquet rejected all notions that solids are composed of planes, planes of lines, and so on, except as heuristic devices for finding solutions. The approach he adopted was that of Luca Valerio and Gregorius, an essentially Archimedean method" (DSB). The work was first published in four books in 1651, and then in 1659 with the addition of a fifth book, <i>Dissertatio physico-mathematica de circulorum volutionibus</i>, which treated the paradox of 'Aristotle's wheel'. <br/><br/> Other works included in this volume include <i>Architecturæ militaris liber unus</i>, reflecting the Jesuit Colleges' concern with military technology, and <i>Geometriæ practicæ libri tres</i>, an elementary treatment of Euclid and Archimedes first published as <i>Elementa geometriae</i> in 1654 "which went through numerous editions during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and was edited and revised by Whiston, Musschenbroek, and Boskovic . Although little more than a paraphrase of parts of Euclid and Archimedes, the book was distinguished by its clarity and order" (DSB XIII: 235-6). <br/><br/> "Tacquet (1612-60) was the son of Pierre Tacquet, a merchant, and Agnes Wandelen of Nuremberg. His father apparently died while the boy was still young but left the family with some means. Tacquet received an excellent education in the Jesuit collège of his native town, and a contemporary report describes him as a gifted if somewhat delicate child. In 1629 he entered the Jesuit order as a novice and spent the first two years in Malines and the next four in Louvain, where he studied logic, physics, and mathematics. His mathematics teacher was William Boelmans, a student of and secretary to Gregorius Saint Vincent. After his preliminary training Tacquet taught in various Jesuit collèges for five years, notably Greek and poetry at Bruges from 1637 to 1639. From 1640 to 1644 he studied theology in Louvain and in 1644 - 1645 he taught mathematics there. He took his vows on 1 November 1646 and subsequently taught mathematics in the collèges of Louvain (1649 - 1655) and Antwerp (1645 - 1649, 1655 - 1660)" (<i>ibid</i>.).<br/><br/> Brunet, V, 641; De Backer & Sommervogel VII, 1810; Roller & Goodman II, 480; Houzeau & Lancaster 3406; Sotheran 4715. See G. H. W. Vanpaemel, <i>Jesuit Science on the Spanish Netherlands</i>, pp. 389-432 in <i>Jesuit Science and the republic of letters</i>, M. Feingold (ed.), 2003.. Folio (319 x 207 mm), pp. [60], 356, [4], 303, [1], 168, [4], with engraved title page and full-page portrait of Cardinal Rospigliosi by Richard Collin, and 87 leaves of plates (86 folding). Bound in two, contemporary uniform vellum with manuscript lettering to spines, bindings with some wear and a few spots, still strong though, a very good and unsophisticated copy

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        Robert Motherwell (Signed)

      New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1982. Second edition. Hardcover. A new and revised edition of this important monograph. Introduction by Dore Ashton. Text by H.H. Arnason. Interview with Motherwell by Barbaralee Diamonstein. Includes 332 illustrations with 116 color plates. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed and warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper thus: For Mr. & Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow- for a most memorable & pleasurable evening. Renate & Robert Mothwell Boston 1987." The recipient- Arthur Vershbow was a major book and art collector.

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        Cadmus Editions Broadside Series. Number One (1982)

      [San Francisco, Calif.] : Cadmus Editions, 1982. Folio. 63 x 47 cm. 24 x 18.5 inches. Sheets loosed as issued.& Edition limited to 100 numbered and 26 lettered copies; each broadside signed by the poet. This is one of the 26 lettered sets.& On each sheet: "This is number [one-five] of a series of broadsides issued at irregular intervals ... during the year 1982 by Cadmus Editions."& "Saddle up the rattlesnakes" by Thomas Sanchez issued to celebrate the bicentennial of the founding of Santa Barbara.& Description: 1 portfolio (5 broadsides) : col. ill. ; & Contents: 1. Posthumes / Bradford Morrow ; illustrated by Guy Davenport. Designed and printed at the Grenfell Press. --& 2. Wishes / Robert Creeley. Designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh ; block carved by Sally McQuillan --& 3. A Robert Service bear flies imitation / Edward Dorn ; designed & printed by Graham Mackintosh ; border design by Trixie --& 4. Saddle up the rattlesnakes / Thomas Sanchez ; designed and printed from handset Baskerville by Judyl Mudfoot --& 5. The essential ingredient / M.F.K. Fisher ; designed and printed from handset type on Rives BFK, Gutenberg Laid, and Mohawk Superfine by Judyl Mudfoot at Mudborn Press ; calligraphy by Pamela Gardella.& & Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books. Berkeley.

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        Instante Y Revelacion (Signed First Edition)

      Mexico City: Circulo Ediotorial, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Printed in an edition of 2200. A terrific pairing with Paz&#39;s spare text and Bravo&#39;s simple and elegant black and white photographs. A tight close to near fine copy with some foxing to the top edge of the text block in a very near fine dust jacket and very good plus wraparound band that is somewhat rumpled. Includes the 4 page English language translation of Paz&#39;s text. Signed by Alvarez Bravo on the half title page. A very nice copy and uncommon signed.

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        PABLO PICASSO par Christina Zervos vol.7 ouvres de 1926 a 1932

      Cahiers d'Art, Paris 1982 - 33 x 25,5 cm 1000 424 illustrations on 184 plates. Original wrappers. First reprint. N° de ref. de la librería 7 Libro [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A is for Alibi

      Holt Rinehart and Winston 1982 Holt Rinehart and Winston, New York 1982. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page. Full numberline with 1 present. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, clean boards, light spots at the fore-edge of the pages and endpaper, otherwise clean pages, spine rolled. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $12.95 at the front flap, shelf wear, short tears, light spots.

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        The Dwindling Party (First Edition)

      New York: Random House, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Gorey under the title flap on the first page. The story of a family who, when visiting a strange manor, begins disappearing one by one.& & Just about Fine, with all pop-ups, flaps, and pull tabs in good working order, without dust jacket as issued. A lovely copy.& & Toledano A83a.

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        In Boksburg (Signed First Edition)

      Cape Town: The Gallery Press, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the verso of the half title page. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Minor bump to the top of the spine with a corresponding bump to the jacket crown.

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        Fixierte Augenblicke. 44 Photos aus der Ausstellung der Freunde der Photographie im Museum für Kunst u. Gewerbe, Hamburg. Hamb., CC-Verlag, 1982. Mit 1 Orig.-Rad. u. 44 farb. Photo-Abb. . 4°. OHlwd.,

      1982 - Vorzugsausgabe mit der Radierung 'Photobuch. Oldenburg' (alter Schuh in rotbraun). Signiert, numeriert und datiert (19)82. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Poems for Charles Causley [Signed 15X]

      London: The Enitharmon Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Fine dust jacket with light fading the the spine and to the panel extremities, SIGNED BY TED HUGHES, SEAMUS HEANEY, PETER REDGROVE, LAWRENCE SAIL, JOHN WAIN, and D. M. THOMAS, at their respective contributions, and SIGNED BY GEORGE BARKER, GEORGE MACKAY BROWN, PHILIP LARKIN, KATHLEEN RAINE, CHRISTOPHER FRY and CHRIS WALLACE-CRABBE on the front free endpaper, and SIGNED BY DAVID GASCOYNE, A. L. ROWSE, and MICHAEL HAMBURGER on the half-title; a collection of works by major poets in honor of the Cornish Poet and Schoolmaster Charles Causley (1917-2003) The collection contains the first appearances of Ted Hughes&#39; "Little Whale Song" and of Seamus Heaney&#39;s "Sweeney&#39;s Praise of Farranan". [Hughes served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom (1984-1998) -- an honor he received after Philip Larkin, who also has signed this copy, declined the appointment due to poor health and writer&#39;s block -- and Heaney won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature The book was published in both hardcover and wrappers in a total edition of only 550 copies, only 200 of which were issued in hardcover. Copies in either format signed by any of the contributors are extremely scarce to the market, and copies signed by as many authors as has been this copy, are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. An excellent copy, SIGNED BY 15 MAJOR BRITISH POETS. RARE INDEED.

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        Foundation&#39;s Edge

      (Binghamton, NY): Whispers Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. The fourth book in the Foundation series, written some three decades after the Gnome Press published the first three books. Asimov&#39;s first bestseller and the winner of a Hugo award. This is the lettered issue, one of twenty-six copies signed by Asimov and the publisher Stuart Schiff. First edition, signed limited issue. Copy H of 26 lettered copies. This one is additionally inscribed by Schiff, &#39;Publisher&#39;s copy H for Dave Hartwell whose influences have helped form the h(e)art of my collection and publishing firm.&#39; A fine hardcover copy, with a leather spine; no dust jacket, as issued. In a near fine slipcase. Signed by the author. This book comes from a large collection of Isaac Asimov first editions, including many signed and especially fine copies.

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        New York Supplement 2d. Vols. 450 to 910 (1981-2010) lacking vol. 907,

      2010. New York Supplement 2d. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson West. Vols. 450 to 910 (1982-2010), in 460 books. Lacking vol. 907. Volume 450 to 457 with light spine creases. Ex-library with stamps on the inside front covers, else very good. Publisher&#39;s Price USD 5,678. * Includes New York opinions from 1943 to 2010 in the North Eastern Reporter plus cases from the New York Court of Appeals, Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court and additional Miscellaneous state courts.

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        Monolithos Poems, 1962 and 1982

      New York, NY : Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1982 The poet&#39;s remarkable second book. Inscribed on the title page, "For Mark, with affection, 1992." A clean, collectible copy. Some fading to top edge of cover and dust jacket. Interior pages are clean and bright. Cover is not torn, with price intact. Binding is tight.

      [Bookseller: Boomerang Booksellers]
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        Poems for Charles Causley [Signed 15X]

      London: The Enitharmon Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Fine dust jacket with light fading the the spine and to the panel extremities, SIGNED BY TED HUGHES, SEAMUS HEANEY, PETER REDGROVE, LAWRENCE SAIL, JOHN WAIN, and D. M. THOMAS, at their respective contributions, and SIGNED BY GEORGE BARKER, GEORGE MACKAY BROWN, PHILIP LARKIN, KATHLEEN RAINE, CHRISTOPHER FRY and CHRIS WALLACE-CRABBE on the front free endpaper, and SIGNED BY DAVID GASCOYNE, A. L. ROWSE, and MICHAEL HAMBURGER on the half-title; a collection of works by major poets in honor of the Cornish Poet and Schoolmaster Charles Causley (1917-2003) The collection contains the first appearances of Ted Hughes&#39; "Little Whale Song" and of Seamus Heaney&#39;s "Sweeney&#39;s Praise of Farranan". [Hughes served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom (1984-1998) -- an honor he received after Philip Larkin, who also has signed this copy, declined the appointment due to poor health and writer&#39;s block -- and Heaney won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature The book was published in both hardcover and wrappers in a total edition of only 550 copies, only 200 of which were issued in hardcover. Copies in either format signed by any of the contributors are extremely scarce to the market, and copies signed by as many authors as has been this copy, are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. An excellent copy, SIGNED BY 15 MAJOR BRITISH POETS. RARE INDEED.

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        A is for Alibi, D is for Deadbeat, F is for Fugitive, and all the titles for H through T (Lot of sixteen books signed by author)

      New York: Holt/Putnam, 1982. Sixteen titles from Sue Grafton&#39;s "Alphabet" series, which includes the following: "A is for Alibi", "D is for Deadbeat," "F is for Fugitive," and all the titles from "H" through "T." [NOT INCLUDED: B is for Burglar, C is for Corpse, E is for Evidence, G is for Gumshoe]. "A is for Alibi" published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. "D" thru "O" published by Henry Holt. "P" thru "T" published by Putnam. All sixteen books have author&#39;s signature. "A" and "D" have laid-in bookplates signed by Grafton. The remaining books are signed by Grafton in black marker on the title page, except for two (Q and S) which are signed on the front fly-leaf. These books have been examined carefully and their conditions described in detail in their individual listings, which also have at least one bookseller photo each. Twelve of the books are in F/F condition; three are F/NF; one is NF/F. Please see those individual listings for condition descriptions. This lot price reflects a 15% discount from the total cost if the books were purchased individually. Purchasing as a lot will also save in shipping cost. Every book is protected in a clear archival cover. Additional photos readily supplied upon request. Quite a nice signed lot from Grafton&#39;s popular series. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine to Fine/Near Fine to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Grass River Books]
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        Headbirths Or The Germans Are Dying Out - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1982. 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0151396000 . An attractive First American Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust jacket, signed by author Günter Grass directly on the title page. Scarce to find signed; Nobel Laureate Günter Grass targets issues the contentious 1980 German elections bring to his imagination. He chronicles the "zany" travels and travails of a couple on vacation in Asia, all the while being burdened by the political climate back home between Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Social Democrats and the Bavarian Prime Minister Franz Josef Strauss, the opposition Christian Democrat .

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        Cinnamon Skin (Original Manuscript with author&#39;s corrections)

      New York: Harper and Row, 1982. Final submission manuscript for John D. MacDonald&#39;s "Cinnamon Skin," the twentieth and penultimate Travis McGee novel, published in book form by Harper and Row in 1982. Mechanically reproduced typescript, with holograph corrections in black ink by the author throughout. 273 pages, Near Fine. & & Included with the manuscript is a proof copy of the novel, Near Fine in plain green wrappers as issued.& & 273 pages, Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        THE LOWBROW ART OF ROBT. WILLIAMS - DELUXE SIGNED LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION

      (WILLIAMS, ROBERT). Williams, Robert. THE LOWBROW ART OF ROBT. WILLIAMS - DELUXE SIGNED LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION. Numbered Edition Signed by the Artist. San Francisco, CA: Rip Off Press, Inc., 1982. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. 4to. Gilt Embossed Boards. Artist Monograph. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 96pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the very first monograph devoted to the drawings, caricatures, comix and paintings of erstwhile Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and Zap Comix contributor Robert Williams. It is a visual cornucopia of women, sex, deviltry, mayhem, scatology and a celebration of Kustom Kar Kulture. A most handsome example of the uncommon 1982 Rip Off Press, Inc. deluxe numbered hardbound edition SIGNED by the artist in black ink alongside an inked impression from his "Robert Williams - Esthetician of the Preposterous" rubber stamp beneath his frontispiece portrait, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-89620-087-6 Inventory Number: 019375&

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        Cracking Chinese Puzzles 5 Volumes

      Stockflows Co., Ltd, Hong Kong, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Signed by Author. 4.1 kg; Chinese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English. In 5 volumes -- ISBNs: 9627056022 -- 9627056030 -- 9627056049 -- 9627056057 -- 9627056014 Description: 5 v. : Illustrated (some colour) ; 24 cm. x 16 cm, each with illustrated dustjacket, with only volume 1 having a 1.5 inch tear at the top left hand corner of the rear panel. Contents: Vol. 1. Character nos. 0001-1898 -- Vol. 2. Character nos. 1899-3309 (Differentiation) -- Vol. 3. Character nos. 3310-4701(You can decipher Chinese puzzles too) -- Vol. 4. Character nos. 4702-5888 (Antonyms and some obvious patterns) -- Vol. 5. Appendices. Signed by the author and dated 8th of June 94 on the colour frontispiece of the author. "Apart from providing of reading material and exercises, the quotations and anecdotes at the end of each chapter from Chapter 11 onwards, give the reader an insight into age and Chinese philosophies and thoughts which still prevail today." Size: 8 vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Language & Linguistics; China; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0228759. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

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        The Cotton Club (Original screenplay, 2 drafts)

      Los Angeles: Zoetrope Studios / Orion Pictures, 1982. Final Third Draft Script and Final Script for the 1984 film, "The Cotton Club," directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the non-fiction book by James Haskins, written for the screen by Coppola, William Kennedy, and Mario Puzo, and starring Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins, and Nicolas Cage. & & Lucia Bozzola: "Combining electric song and dance performances with drama (both on and off screen), Francis Ford Coppola&#39;s "The Cotton Club" looks back to the 1920s-1930s peak of the legendary Harlem nightclub where only blacks performed and only whites could sit in the audience. Mixing historical figures with characters loosely based on actual people, Coppola and co-writers William Kennedy, and Mario Puzo (who Coppola worked with on "The Godfather" films) created a panorama of love, crime, and entertainment centered on the Club." & & Two scripts are in this archive. First script: Black leatherette studio wrappers (produced by Studio Duplicating Service).Title page present, noted as FINAL THIRD DRAFT, with a date of June 3, 1982, with only Puzo credited as screenwriter. 122 leaves, mechnically reproduced, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with yapped edges, bound with two gold brads. Second script: Self-wrappers, with title page integral to the front wrapper, issued by Totally Independent, Ltd. Title page notes this draft as the FINAL SCRIPT, with screenwriting credits attributed to Coppola and Kennedy, dated December 8, 1983. 110 leaves, followed by 8 pages of continuity at the rear. Wrappers very slightly toned, else Near Fine.

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        THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE

      Northampton, Massachusetts: Pennyroyal Press, 1982. No. 96 OF 350 COPIES (300 for sale), SIGNED BY BARRY MOSER. Hardcover. 425 x 279 mm (16 3/4 x 11"). xxv, [i], 163, [7] pp. Preface and notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre. No. 96 OF 350 COPIES (300 for sale), SIGNED BY BARRY MOSER. Original maroon half morocco over brown paper printed in gray with a detail of Moser&#39;s portrait of Alice, flat spine with gilt titling interpersed with sections of the Queen&#39;s scepter; the volume, along with extra plates (in folders) contained in the original matching folding box of coarsely woven linen with a gilt-titled (faintly sunned and slightly spotted) morocco spine. The volume itself WITH 92 WOOD-ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS as usual (the "95" mentioned on the title page is not correct), AND WITH AN ADDITIONAL SUITE OF PLATES, EACH SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Printed in red and black. Prospectus laid in at front. The volume in virtually mint condition. At least as much as the Pennyroyal "Alice," this is one of the most memorable of American illustrated books produced during the past 50 years. From the beginning, it attracted considerable attention, and some controversy, at least in the eyes of the artist, who seemed to prefer it to its sister publication (it has consistently been considered more valuable). Moser (in the Pennyroyal Checklist 27) says, "There is a greater cohesion in Looking-Glass than in Alice. I have never been able to understand why the critics called the pictures &#39;dark.&#39; I intended them to be whimsical and humorous, displaying a kind of calculated pandemonium." The text here includes a suppressed episode, "The Wasp in a Wig," which Carroll removed from the proofs.

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        Balenciaga 1982".

      1982 - Dessin aux feutres de couleurs, signé en bas à droite, 1982, 42 x 30 cm, encadré. Modèle emblématique de la maison BALENCIAGA, qui réactualise les sources hispanisantes : ici, la longue jupe à volants du flamenco est raccourcie, et le costume agrémenté d'accessoires. Michel GOMA (né à Moncrabeau en 1932) est un des couturiers français des plus cosmopolites. Artiste formé chez Jeanne LAFAURIE en 1951, il ouvre sa première maison à Paris (1958-1963), puis travaille pour Jean PATOU (1963-1974). Passionné d'opéra, il sera le mentor des talents les plus prometteurs, comme Jean Paul GAUTIER. Il lance sa maison de couture en 1975. Aux côtés des influences espagnoles de BALENCIAGA, il travaille au Japon depuis les années 1970. Eclectique, mais exigent, il prête ses talents à de nombreuses marques et supports : les voitures NISSAN, CRAVEN, Delphine SEYRIG et Farah DIBA, les pièces d'Harold PINTER. Il travaille la matière de façon ample et ronde : on trouve dans ses modèles volants bouffants et corsets. Après la mort de BALENCIAGA en 1972, la maison c'est Michel GOMA qui est choisi comme directeur artistique de la marque. Il saura rester fidèle aux références hispanisantes de son prédecesseur en inovant dans les matières et la fluidité des coupes, qui deviennent plus fonctionnelles. En 1987, il donne à la marque une nouvelle visibilité en impulsant sa ligne de prêt-à-porter. Guy MONREAL lui consacre à cette occasion un élogieux article dans L'Officiel de la Mode (N°736, 1987) : "Il vient d'inventer une jeune femme, dynamique et spirituelle.Il l'habille de jupes toupie et de jupons «cancan» pour le cocktail, de décolletés corbeille, de volants spirale et de manches lampion pour le soir.Et en hommage au grand cristobal, il la magnifie au finale de la collection avec des robes d'infante aux corsets brodés, aux jupes généreuses et bruissantes, à la somptuosité désamorcée par l'humour". Oeuvre originale

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        ANDRE KERTESZ: THE GALERIE WILDE COLLECTION

      Cologne, Germany: Galerie Wilde, 1982. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Cologne, Germany: Galerie Wilde, 1982. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 50 pages. Retrospective collection of photographs. One of the most beautiful books on the photographic art of Andre Kertesz. Limited Edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. The first and only edition. The book is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Galerie Wilde: Regular-sized volume format. Cream silk cloth boards with brown titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Andre Kertesz. Introduction by Brassai. List of Plates, Chronology, Selected Bibliography, and Major Exhibitions appended at the end. Printed on cream uncoated stock paper in Cologne, Germany to absolutely the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents some of the photographer&#39;s finest and most representative images in an exquisite Limited-Edition production. Each of the photographs is presented on the right-hand page only. "His combination of Modernist vision and poetic wit defined a vocabulary that generations of photographers have continued to use" (Brassai) . "His photographs reveal a whole world at once expected and unexpected to anyone who examines them" (Carol Kismaric) . A gem of a book, this is a "must-have" title for Andre Kertesz collectors. <b><i> This copy is Number 796, indicated as such in pencil on the Back Limitation Page, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen by Andre Kertesz. This is an Import title and is now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 23 plates. Andre Kertesz&#39;s "Day of Paris" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ANDRE KERTESZ TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0900406828.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        Other Places. Three Plays

      London: Methuen,, 1982. Small octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket, lightly toned and with a small nick to head of spine panel. First edition, first impression. With the signed presentation inscription to the actress Anna Massey, "To Anna with love + thanks, Harold". Massey played the part of Pauline (alongside Judi Dench) in the debut of Pinter&#39;s "A Kind of Alaska", which is the third in the cycle of three plays included in this volume. Massey was from one of the great theatre families of the 20th century, being the daughter of Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen. Though she never reached truly stellar fame, Anna Massey was a highly respected actress and very much a prominent feature of the thespian landscape of the late 20th century. In 2004 she was awarded a CBE for her services to drama.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Extended Phenotype: The Gene as the Unit of Selection

      Oxford: W.H. Freeman, 1982.. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Dawkins on the title page. Small name on the front endpaper, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Scarce, especially signed.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Athens: Odysseus Elytis, 1982. First edition. Not bound.. Very Good +. An Original Autograph Letter Signed from Odysseus Elytis to Mr. Antonopoulos of the winery Achaia Clauss. Written entirely in the Nobel Prize Winner&#39;s hand over both sides of a piece of his headed card stock (measuring 104 mm X 149 mm and dated 28th July 1982), the letter reads as follows: "My friend Mr. Antonopoulos, I have not forgotten my promise (my wish one would be more correct to say) to visit your facility in Patras. And I&#39;ll first tell you that for exceptional reasons I was obliged almost all spring to avoid all small movements. Now of course comes the time to leave for the summer holidays. But do not worry. I have all confidence when will be the right time to give a notice [of his planned trip to the winery]. Thank you again for your honest feelings. With friendly wishes Elytis." On the verso&#39;s lower left corner Elytis has written "Skoufa 23&#148;, his address in Athens. The letter in Very Good + condition with staple holes and a bit of wrinkling to the lower left corner (not affecting text) and two neat holes (also not affecting the text), presumably made by a prior owner in order to place the letter into a ringed binder. Odysseus Elytis (the pen name of Odysseus Alepoudhiéis) published his first poem at the encouragement of, among others, his friend George Seferis, winner of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature, was soon thereafter himself praised as an important writer, and ultimately also won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1979) "for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man&#39;s struggle for freedom and creativeness". A lover of excellent wines, Elytis was friendly with the Antonopoulos family, operators of the winery Achaia Clauss, one of Greece&#39;s most famous wineries. The letter clearly shows Elytis&#39; intent to visit the great winery as many notable individuals had done before him. Signed letters from Odysseus Elytis, especially those written entirely in his own hand, are quite scarce indeed. A Very Good + Autograph Letter Signed by Nobel Prize Winner Odysseus Elytis. QUITE SCARCE.

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        New York

      Tokyo: Biyakuya-shobo, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover.. VG+/VG+. 4to, unpaginated (ca 260pp). Black boards in printed dustwrapper. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in English and Japanese. A little rubbing to top and bottom, else near fine in like dustwrap. More images available on request. Kitajima&#39;s lamdmark work, in the vein of Weege or Klein, documents both the chaotic streetlife and underbelly of early 80s New York. His images highlight the stark juxtapositions and quiet desperation of city life and, in the tradition of the flaneur, his eye zooms in on the passing celebrity, occasional decadence, and random displays of outrageous behavior. Absolutely incredible.

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        Stubble Burning

      Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1982. Limited edition. Poems by Roland Gant. Five wood-engravings by Roland Phipps. Bound in flax canvas. Number 15 of 25 sets containing a set of artist's proofs including one extra engraving in a matching portfolio. Spines slightly sunned, still fine condition in near fine slipcase. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine. Signed by author and artist

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Document Tsuken Densha / Document Commuter Train

      Tokyo: Hama Shobo, (1982). Fine in white wrappers in the distinctive yellow photo-illustrated jacket (also fine), complete with the publisher&#39;s rare obi.. First Edition and scarce thus: many copies sold are later editions, improperly identified. Quarto. Publisher&#39;s orange insert laid in. The now infamous &#39;up-skirt&#39; book, consisting primarily of infrared images Kagari took up women&#39;s skirts on the Tokyo subway. A great corollary to Document Kouen, and destined for stardom in the pantheon of weird Japanese pervert books.

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        Photos In + Out City Limits New York C

      West Islip: ULAE Inc, 1982. A bit soiled at the foot of the spine, still near fine in silver-stamped white boards, matching slipcase.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Rauschenberg, and illustrated with 70 of his black and white images of New York City.

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        Oeuvres. Tome 1

      Bibliotheque de La Pleiade, 1982. Relié une signature. sans emboitage

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