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        Baseball's 3000-Hit Men: A Book of Stats, Facts, and Trivia

      Brooklyn: Gemmeg Press. (1982). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication to Cliff Kachline, Historian of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, who merits a special thanks in the book's acknowledgments page. According to some sources the man most responsible for the existence of SABR. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger [ Lettered State ]

      Donald M. Grant 1982 - West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant Publisher (1982). The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger by Stephen King. Hard cover. pp. 224. First Edition. Rarest State Of The First Dark Tower Book - Letter "AC". Signed By Stephen King And Michael Whelan. Additionally Inscribed By Steve To Family Friend. First Edition stated on copyright page. Original decorated tan cloth with brown gilt design. Un-clipped dust jacket showing Trade: $20 Limited: $60 prices. Illustrated end-papers and five full page color illustrations by Michael Whelan. Book condition: Fine. Dust jacket condition: Near-Fine with one 2mm white spot on base of rear cover. The Lettered State of The Gunslinger is the rarest of The Dark Tower books. One of 52 copies Lettered A-Z and AA - AZ. These were never offered for sale, rather they were meant for personal distribution to friends and family of Steve. The five stories that constitute the novel were originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction: 1. The Gunslinger (October 1978). 2. The Way Station (April 1980). 3. The Oracle and the Mountains (February 1981). 4. The Slow Mutants (July 1981). 5. The Gunslinger and the Dark Man (November 1981). It took Steve twelve and a half years to finish the novel. The finished product was first published by Donald M. Grant, Publishers as a limited edition in 1982 and a First Edition of 10,000 copies, which was very small for a King novel. The following year, after Pet Sematary noted The Dark Tower (1982) among King's previous works, many fans called the offices of King, Grant and Doubleday wanting more information on the already out of print book. That led to another run of 10,000 copies of the Second Edition. In 1988, Plume released it in trade paperback form, and since then fans have been able to read this great story in many formats. Collector's Grade Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerald Winters and Son]
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        you were a bastard for being so fucking good in bed or THE UNMENTIONABLE

      New York: Chelsea Copy Press, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Good. Thick bound wrappers. A collection of poems and short prose pieces by the New York School poet. Unpaginated. This copy in good condition overall with some expected cover soiling. The fragile binding for such a thick book is not holding up well and has begun to separate. A scarce volume with only three copies found in university holdings.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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      London ;- Jonathan Cape 1982 - Near MINT First Edition in FINE Cello-covered Pictorial Dust-jacket. Inscribed by the Author at the request of Professor William Klug of Cambridge University (Deceased)! 122pps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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      [Paris]: Gallimard, 1982. First edition in French. One of 24 copies on velin d'arches. This is copy 2.Original title in Romanian: Viatgrotesc s i tragic a lui Victor Hugo.Full brown goatskin, goatskin hinges, Japanese paper endpapers, rolled silk headbands, top edge gilt, bronze found leather onlays, light brown matte handlettering on front board, original wraps bound in. Bound by Christine Giard in 2008. 12cm x 21cm

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        The Birds of Africa: Volumes I-VII (1-7)

      Academic Press/Princeton University Press, 1982-01-01. Hardcover. Used: Like New/Fine. 1982-2004. Fine hard covers in dust jackets, light shelf wear and tears to a few dust jackets. The complete set in seven volumes (I-VII) covering the African continent. Illustrated by Martin Woodcock, Peter Hayman, and Ian Willis. Color plates, range maps. Considered the highest quality and most comprehensive coverage of African birds available. Quarto. Volumes I-VI published by Academic Press, Volume VII published by Princeton University Press. Volume VIII (2013) covering the Malagasy region published by Christopher Helm may be obtained separately from Buteo Books. Additional shipping may be required.

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        The Best of John Jobson: A Treasury of Twenty Years

      Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1982. Limited Edition. Hardcover. As new. BOWERS, Steven. 1000-copy slipcased edition. This copy is no. 235. xiii, 396p. 24 cm red hardcover binding with gilt on spine and boards in a 25.5 cm slipcase. Signed by Anna Jobson, Steven Schroeder, and Jim Rikhoff, President, NSFL. Illustrations by Steven Bowers A Big Game Heritage Book. Minor scuffing to binding on back board near spine. Small tears to paper on the inside of the slipcase. No other discernible wear.

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        DE CHIRICO

      The Tate Gallery, London 1982 - INGLESE A cura di M.Fagiolo Dell'Arco, J.M.Lukach, W.Rubin, M.W.Martin, W.Schmied, L.Rosenstock, pagine illustrate con numerose riproduzioni a colori ed in nero ed ottimamente conservate, brossura editoriale morbida, illustrata e con lievissimi ed inevitabili segni del tempo La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Jan Schoonhoven.

      40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Jan Schoonhoven, fotografiert um 1982 von Erika Kiffl in einer Galerie. Schwarz-Weiss Fotografie, Abzug 2006, verso handschriftlich bezeichnet und signiert. Erika Kiffl, geboren 1939 in Karlsbad (heute Tschechien), lebt seit 1951 in Düsseldorf. Seit 1979 als freie Fotografin tätig, zuvor als Artdirektorin. Erika Kiffl hatte bereits in den frühen 60er Jahren begonnen, in der Düsseldorfer Kunstszene aktiv zu fotografieren. Bekannt wurde sie mit ihrem eigenen Blick in die Ateliers der Künstler. Zu diesen Fotoserien erschienen mehrere Publikationen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido]
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      Harry N Abrams Inc, New York 1982 - 216 pages of text including a bibliography, chronology and an index. Hardcover binding is in almost new condition, with minimal shelfwear and soiling to the edges. The original unclipped dustjacket is minimally shelfworn, with a tiny tear on the rear panel; protected in archival mylar. Contains 155 illustrations, including 40 plates in full color. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Henry Greenwood & Co., Ltd, 1982. First editions. 4tos., variable paginations, approximately 350 pp., largely illustrated from b&w photographs, with occasional color starting in 1975. Bound in paper over boards with dust jackets. 14 volumes, 1964-1973, 1975-76, 1979, 1982. 1964 issue has a slight crease at the lower edge of the boards, dust jacket worn at bottom of spine; 1971 upper tips slightly bumped. All others are very good to fine. Comprised of portfolios of contemporary photographers, with a retrospective of earlier noted photographers, i.e., Paul Strand, Alvin Langdon Coburn, et al, a technical section which also includes cinematography and video, and advertisements. Arthur J. Dalladay was the editor from 1937 - 1967; he was succeeded by Geoffrey Crawley in 1968.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Monotonies de bouche. Eau-forte de Jean Capdeville.- Exemplaire enrichi de gouaches originales de Jean Capdeville.

      Losne, Thierry Bouchard, 20 mars 1982. - 22 x 15 cm, 40 p. En ff., couv. édit. impr. à rabats. Edition originale, tirage limité à 225 exemplaires, un des 75 ex. sur vélin d'Arches. Exemplaire enrichi de plusieurs gestes de l'artiste dont une gouache signée en tête de volume, un rehaut dessiné au frontispice, cinq interventions peintes dans le corps du livre. Un heureux accident de montage fait coexister deux colophons illustrés, chacun signé au crayon par l'auteur et l'artiste. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs

      Text by Margaret Plant. Introduction by Gordon Thomson. Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982. Large folio (465 x 340mm), in a modern binding of full black kangaroo decorated with Brack motif, housed in a black buckram clamshell box with gilt decoration and lettering on front panel. Illustrated with fifteen original large lithographs by Brack, each drawn on a single zinc lithographic plate, each unsigned and untitled as issued. Thirteen lithographs measure 430 x 300mm (approximate), two of the plates are double page images of double nudes, and measure 440 x 640mm (approximate). Limited to 200 copies plus 50 hors d'commerce, but in reality only a quarter of this edition was produced. This example is unsigned and unnumbered. This stunning book, the brainchild of master private press publisher Tate Adams, is the only deluxe art book created by John Brack. Commenced in September 1981 and published in December 1982, the book was launched with a series of original conte drawings, on which the lithographs were based, at Realities Galleries, Melbourne. As such a high cost of production was involved in the binding of the book, only fifteen copies were originally bound for exhibition and sale at the show. Subsequent to this a further approximately thirty-five copies were bound, making a total finished edition of about fifty copies, far fewer than the anticipated 200. The fifty hors d'commerce series were issued unbound as lithographs for framing, and these were individually signed by the artist. This commercial aspect to the publication in part defeated John Brack's creative vision in designing the graphics - the images are composed with a specific perspective intended to be experienced as the book is angled flat before the viewer, which is lost once the images are framed. This particular copy is one of 5 copies bound in black kangaroo by Douglas Stewart Fine Books, bound from the original sheets circa 2008. Rare. Collections: National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, National Library of Australia, State Library of Victoria, State Library of Queensland, State Library of New South Wales, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Monash University. References: GRISHIN, Sasha. The Art of John Brack, pp 31-45; HOLLOWAY, Memory. 'Critics Choice', The Age, Melbourne, 11 December 1982 LINDSAY, Robert. John Brack Retrospective exhibition. Melbourne: NGV, 1987 p. 134

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        Geo-archeologia Il Diluvio nelle narrazioni della Mesopotamia

      Associazione Geo-Archeologica Italiana. ITALIANO 0,37 Atti del primo incontro interdisciplinare mesopotamico tenuto a Camaldoli il 23-25 ottobre 1981, edizione a cura di Claudio Saporetti, n. 2 del 1982, legato in brossura, la copertina in cartoncino illustrata con stampa di scena del diluvio di Raffaello, le pagine in ottimo stato, visibili sui tagli delle scritte a mano riportanti l'argomento della pubblicazione, con tabelle di ragguaglio e di prunucia degli alfabeti USATO

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        Programmheft eines Jazz Konzerts im Parco Pellerina, Turin am 14.7.1982 mit Unterschriften von Johnny Griffin und Dizzie Gillespie

      Turin, 1982. 2 Seitenvierseitiges Programmheftchen \"Johnny Griffin Quartet & Guest Star Dizzie Gillespie\" top Zustand signiert von Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Washington (drums), Ronnie Matthews (piano) und Ray Drummond (bass)Lifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie! Many autographs obtained in person

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Arzt - Der Bücherdoktor]
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        The BFG

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. FIRST EDITION, a nice association copy, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR shortly after publication. Octavo, pp.224. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Publisher's cloth in original dust-wrapper. Edges toned, small loss to top corner of jacket flap; near fine, with presentation note to flyleaf; To / **** / with love / Roald Dahl / 16 March, 1983 (flourish) This copy was purchased at Dahl's local bookshop (ticket to pastedown) and inscribed a few months after publication (14 October 1982). This volume is one of five inscribed Dahl books directly obtained from the recipient, a friend of Theo Dahl, the author's third child and only son. The books' owner spent much time around the Dahl house in Great Missenden and had an after-school job at Dahl and Son Antiques on the High Street. A separate written account of his time spent with the family is supplied with this book.

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        Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Verzeichnis medizinischer und naturwissenschaftlicher Drucke 1472 - 1830

      Kraus -Thomson Organization Limited, 1982 - 14 Bände von 1982-1987Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer); , Preis inkl. MwSt. . Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12600 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hitsuji o Meguru Boken (A Wild Sheep Chase)

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 405pp. White cloth lettered in brown. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with Very Good+ obi band. A bit of foxing to verso of jacket, one or two spots to edges of textblock. A very nice copy of the original Japanese version of A Wild Sheep Chase.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ham on Rye

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 283 pp. Black cloth with yellow printed paper covered boards, paper spine label. First edition, first printing; one of 750 copies of the trade hardcover issue. Very Good. Light bumping to edge of boards, fading to spine cloth. In publisher's acetate jacket, which is lightly rubbed and lightly worn at the corners. Bukowski's autobiographical coming of age novel, uncommon in the first printing.

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        Teatral'naja Moskva

      Moscow: Moskovskaja Pravda, 1982. 8vo. illus. Very Good. Issues 3-6, 8-14, 17, 19-21, 23-25, 27-28, 30-31, 33, 35-40 of 40 weekly issues. 31 issues in total.

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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

      George Newnes, London 1982 - First edition: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle Published by George Newnes, London 1892, Illustrated by Sidney Paget. A. Conan Doyle's collection of twelve stories is in good condition. 1st state indicated by omission of writing on the sign on the front illustration and word "violent" used instead of "Violet" on the last page.Original pale blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and black illustrations on the cover. The cover is rubbed and worn with beveled edges. The spine ends are lightly frayed. Gilt edges on all the pages. Illustrated end papers with lightly split hinges. The contents are clean and only light foxing in places. 4to 317pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Viking., NY: 1982 - HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by King on the front free endpage. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Die Architektur der Neuzeit

      Braunschweig, Wiesbaden: Vieweg, 1982 - Textteil: 148 S., Bildteil: 244 S. (s/w Zeichnungen u. Grundrisse) 12°, Orig.Br. - Materialien zur Baugeschichte, Band 3. - Inhalt u.a.: Renaissance: Italien; Frankreich; Deutscher Sprachraum. Barock / Rokoko: Italien; Frankreich; Deutscher Sprachraum. Klassizismus / Revolutionsarchitektur. Historismus. Industr. Revolution u. ihre Folgen / Eisen und Beton. Moderne. (jew. m. kulturgeschichtlichem Überblick, Ausführungen zu Sakral- u. Profanbauten, Gartenarchitektur (im Barock) u. weiteren Themen. - Umschlag ger. berieben u. bestoßen, untere Ecke etw. aufgebogen. Papier durchg. etw. randgebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - Versandkosten als Päckchen (Gewicht über 1 kg): € 4,50 (in D), ins Ausland bitte anfragen. H/C5 - Please ask for detailed information in English / Demandez des détails en francais s.v.p. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1250 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat libretto Verena Wiesehöfer]
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        The BFG - Signed and Inscribed in the year of publication

      London Cape 1982 - A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1982. A very good book with a short tear to the foot of the spine caused by a knock - this has caused a crease to the foot of some of the pages. SIGNED on the front endpaper by Dahl ('To Eli/with lots/of love/Roald Dahl/Oct. 20th 1982/). In a near fine unclipped wrapper, without fading. Rare to find this book signed in the year of publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Erotische Kunst in Europa, erotische Fotografie, erotische Comics, erotischer Film, die menschliche Sexualität, erotische Postkarten, zeitgenössische Meister. Bände 1, 1a, 1b,2, 2a, 2b, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23. =29 Bände (alles Erschienene).

      DMK-Verlag 0, Nürnberg - Bände 1, 1a, 1b,2, 2a, 2b, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23. 1982-1992 erschienen, verschiedenfarbige OKunstledereinbände. 6GWK-43 In deutscher Sprache. 0 pages. 21,9x31,3cm

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        THE WHITTINGTON PRESS A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1971-1981 With an Introduction and Notes By John Randle

      Risbury, Herefordshire: The Whittington Press, July, 1982. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION, one of only 95 copies bound in vellum and marbled boards and with 25 others, the only issue to include an extensive set of tipped-in specimen pages. Including the normal copies, there was a printing of only 320 copies in total. Handsomely printed on Zerkall Halbmatt mould-made papers, illustrated with engravings printed from woodblocks and halftones, the plates printed by Adrian Lack at Senecio, and this copy with the set of over 50 specimen pages, mostly from the original printings, and which were not included in the 200 buckram bound copies. 4to, in the original binding by Paul Collet and designed by Richard Kennedy of quarter vellum over marbled boards, the paper marbled at Whittington by Colen Gryspeerdt, the spine panel trimmed and lettered in gilt, in the original slipcase of brown paper-covered boards with woodcut vignette pastedown. 83, [1], specimen leaves pp. An especially fine and beautiful copy, essentially pristine and as mint. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THIS MODERN FINE PRESS. The Whittington Press has, since 1971, been printing books by letterpress, from type ('as God intended', as the Revd. Bernard Roberts once remarked), in the Gloucestershire village of Whittington. It was started by John and Rosalind Randle partly as the result of an early enthusiasm for Caslon type, Albion presses and hand-made papers, and partly the wish to escape from London publishing jobs at the weekend. Its first book, Richard Kennedy's 'A Boy at the Hogarth Press' (1972), which took a year of weekends and holidays to print in an edition of 525 copies on an 1848 Columbian hand-press, proved to be that rare event in the private press world, a best seller, and encouraged the founders to make the Press a full-time activity in 1974. From 1972 to 1991 the Press? home was at Manor Farm, Andoversford, a mile away from the presses at Whittington. Since 1972 they have printed, and nearly always published, some 250 books, including the renowned annual review for printers and bibliophiles, Matrix (?by far the finest periodical of the book arts of the twentieth century, surpassing even the seven-volume Fleuron issued in the 1920s?), which is now in its thirty-fifth year. The Press has received numerous awards for its printing and publishing, including THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION?S AWARD for Matrix, the first time APHA?S INSTITUTIONAL AWARD has gone to a private press. The Press has a varied list, which can be best described as belles lettres, and includes books with and about wood-engravings, bibliographies of other presses, type specimens, diaries, pochoir (stencil) illustration, and much else besides. The one factor they all have in common is illustration, nearly always printed from the original block, plate or stencil (?things, not pictures of things?, as Eric Gill once said).

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        GIORGIO DE CHIRICO 1888 1978

      DE LUCA, ROMA 1982 - ITALIANO Due volumi, catalogo della mostra presso la Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna in Roma, il I vol. il catalogo di 236 pagine con numerose illustrazioni a colori ed in nero con bordi lievemente ingialliti ma in buonissimo stato di conservazione, il II Biografia e Bibliografia di 124 pagine, brossura editoriale entrambe ed egualmente illustrate e con lievissimi segni del tempo

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        Deadeye Dick

      Delacorte Press, New York, 1982 First edition, first printing, limited edition, extra limited issue (see note).Octavo. Original full burgundy leatherette, titles to upper board and spine gilt, all edges gilt.One corner bumped but an excellent copy, Potentially a uniques example in an otherwise unrecorded special binding, from the signed limited edition of 350 copies,. This unnumbered. The standard binding for the signed issue was in burgundy cloth. This came in a group of similarly deluxe issues of commercially produced signed limited editions all of which would seen to be unique. Properly interesting.[129]

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        Pictures from Italy

      Greenbrae, California: Allen Press, 1982. One of 140 copies. Printed in Italian Old Style and Deepdene italic on Richard de Bas mill handmade paper. The running headings on each page are in two colours, varying as to the areas of Italy covered: Genoa, Venice, Naples, Rome and Florence. Sm. 4to., original full cloth binding using a red and beige Fortuny hand blocked fabric 'Canestrelli' (named for a Venetian shell), in the original clear vinyl protective jacket. A fine copy. Original prospectus inserted loose. A classic of travel literature, Dickens wrote 'Pictures from Italy' at the age of only 32 when he was already famous for some of his greatest work such as Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol. He leased a villa in Genoa and then travelled throughout Italy writing detailed letters all the way. The book was first published in 1846.

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        Daphnis and Chloe.

      London: Susan Allix as the Willow Press, 1982. No. 49 of 50 signed copies. 20 etchings by Allix in sepia and colour, hand drawn titles in Greek. Hand printed in 14 pt Centaur on Arches paper. 12 x 9.5 inches, 31 x 24 cms, bound by Allix in tan, dark and light blue morocco with a onlaid design of Daphnis and Chloe on each cover in flesh pink and white calf, with blind rules and letering on upper cover, patterned endpapers. Housed in a brown cloth clamshell box with leather spine label. Allix responds to the famous pastoral romance with wonderfully coloured etchings of rural scenes and portraits. She uses a translation from the Greek by A.M. Burnett.

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      New York City, NY: ULAE Incorporated, 1982. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: ULAE Incorporated, 1982. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 70 pages. Retrospective 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 First Edition 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 pristine-white, thick uncoated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Robert Rauschenberg's "Photos In + Out City Limits: New York". The great artist's collection of black-and-white photographs on New York City. It is 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 a great art photography book. This is one of very few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Many copies available online 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 fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

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        Charles Darwin 1809-1882; A Centennial Commemorative. Edited by Roger G. Chapman and Cleveland T. Duval.

      Nova Pacifica, 1982., Wellington, New Zealand: - 33 cm. 4to. xii, 376 pp. Illustrations (some color), portraits, bibliog., index. Slipcase. Part I. Darwin biography -- Part II. Darwin and the Nineteenth Century -- Part III. Darwin and the sciences -- Part IV. Darwin and the Twentieth Century.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Hansel and Gretel (With an Original Illustration from the Book)

      McGraw-Hill Book Company (1982), New York/St. Louis/San Francisco - First edition. Very fine in pictorial dust jacket. Includes a wonderful original signed mixed media illustration of a fawn nestled under a tree which is reproduced on the final page of the published book. Paul Galdone (1907 - 1986) was a children's literature author and illustrator. He was born in Budapest and he emigrated to the United States in 1921. He studied art at the Art Student's League and New York School for Industrial Design. He served for the US Army during world War II. He illustrated nearly all of Eve Titus' books including, Basil of Baker Street series which was translated to the screen in the animated Disney film, The Great Mouse Detective.Galdone and Titus were nominated for Caldecott Medals for Anatole (1957) and Anatole and the Cat (1958). The titles were later named Caldecott Honor books in 1971. He was posthumously awarded the 1996 Kerlan Award for his contribution to children's literature. His retellings of classic tales like The Little Red Hen or Three Billy Goats Gruff have become staples. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Walk Bookshop]
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        Programmheft eines Jazz Konzerts im Parco Pellerina, Turin am 14.7.1982 mit Unterschriften von Johnny Griffin und Dizzie Gillespie

      Turin, 1982 - 2 Seiten vierseitiges Programmheftchen "Johnny Griffin Quartet & Guest Star Dizzie Gillespie" top Zustand signiert von Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Washington (drums), Ronnie Matthews (piano) und Ray Drummond (bass) Lifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie! Many autographs obtained in person Lager 1 Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 20 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Arzt - Der Buecherdoktor]
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        The BFG - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author

      Cape, 1982. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1982. A fine book with a trace of spotting to the top edge. No inscriptions. Some light tanning to the page edges. In a fine unclipped wrapper lightly faded to the spine. SIGNED 'Love Roald Dahl' in his customary thick marker to the front endpaper. Comes with a letter of provenance from the previous owner who met Dahl at a library event in Welwyn Garden City in 1982. The owner claims never reading this copy and it shows. A lovely example of a scarce book made more popular by the recent Mark Rylance film.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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