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        Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

      Jenkins Publishing Company 1983 - Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1983. Limited Edition, SIGNED by Jenkins and designer William Holman and numbered 23 of 85 copies on colophon at back. Octavo (10.25" x 7.5"); xi, 648p. Blue cloth with dark blue leather title card to spine; in matching blue cloth-covered slipcase. Boards are sturdy and square, with just some light rubbing to edges of spine label. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Slipcase shows very light edgewear but no splits, bumps, or marks. [AB-466] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Recycled Books]
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        Recover Quickly: From Injuries and Other Painful Conditions

      Allen & Unwin, 1983. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Angeli di desolazione

      MILANO: ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1983. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 11 18,5. Oscar Mondadori USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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      Federzeichnung/ Aquarell signiert und datiert 1983 - 51,5x40,5 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        La Polynésie et les îles Marquises ; voyages et marine accompagnés d'un voyage en Abyssinie et d'un coup-d'oeil sur la canalisation de l'isthme de Panama

      Librairie de Guillaumin 1983 - - Librairie de Guillaumin, Paris 1983, 13x21,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage noir, dos lisse orné de filets et de caissons à froid, encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier jaune, toutes tranches dorées. Quelques rousseurs, il semblerait que le cartonnage était initialement prévu pour un autre ouvrage dont le nom a été proprement gratté, avant réemploi pour notre exemplaire, au milieu du premier plat. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition. Publisher's binding in full black cardboard, smooth back decorated with nets and cold boxes, framing of cold fillets on the plates, guards and contreplats of yellow paper, all golden edges. Some foxing, it would seem that the cartonnage was initially planned for another work whose name was neatly scratched, before reuse for our copy, in the middle of the first board. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Atlas of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

      University of Nebraska, Lincoln, (1983). Good. First Edition 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, unpaginated pages, cloth, Volume I of 'The Journals of Lewis and Clark'. Some sunning to cover.

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop ]
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        Cycle of the Werewolf

      (Westland): Land of Enchantment, (1983). (Westland): Land of Enchantment. (1983). Inscribed by King to his editor at Doubleday, Samuel Vaughan: "For Sam - Thanks for making something that could have been so hard so easy - and so successful. Quite a fall, huh? Your friend, Steve King/ 11/30/83." Vaughan had edited King's Pet Sematary, which had been published on 11/14/83 with a first printing announced as 500,000 copies. Cycle of the Werewolf is a single story by King, issued with illustrations by Berni Wrightson, who had collaborated with King on Creepshow. There was a signed limited edition of 250 copies; the trade edition, this one, had 7500 copies -- a tiny fraction of the numbers for Pet Sematary and King's other trade publications at that time. While the limited edition is scarcer in sheer numbers, our experience is that genuine Stephen King association copies are much rarer than his signed limiteds. Slight corner taps, else fine in a near fine dust jacket with one very small edge chip and some minor edge wear. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

      Pennyroyal Press, West Hatfield 1983 - 282 pages. 35 x 26 cm. Limited Edition, copy 140 of 350 with an extra suite of 52 unsigned engravings by Moser: The first instance of the use of multiple color block prints in a Pennyroyal book. Frontispiece in two colors, with fifty-two wood-engravings by Barry Moser, several printed in colors by Harold P. McGrath. Essays by Ruth Mortimer, Emily Sunstein, Joyce Carol Oates and William St. Clair. The epigraph from "Speeches for Dr. Frankenstein" printed with permission of Margaret Atwood. Bound by Samuel Ellenport at the Harcourt Bindery in half tan morocco over burgundy cloth boards, with a morocco lettering label on spine stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Book and red cloth chemise housing extra print suite. Fine in near fine matching slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Witches

      First Edition, First Impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Signed by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake to bookplates affixed to the title page. Edges toned, with some very faint foxing here and there; very minor bumping to spine ends; extremely slight slant to spine. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a little fading to spine panel; small hole to bottom fore-edge; couple of small green marks to verso at bottom of flap folds; minor edge wear.

      [Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar, IOBA]
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        Portrait photographique de André Dhôtel par Bruno de Monès (tirage baryté numéroté et signé)

      - 50,5 x 40,5 cm marges comprises. Sujet : 46 x 35 cm. Tirage gélatino-argentique sur papier baryté, justifié au dos épreuve d'artiste, numéroté (1/30), légendé et signé par l'artiste. Portrait saisissant d'un André Dhotel alors atteint d'un cancer de la peau qui touchait son oeil gauche. Cette photographie a paru pour la première fois dans le "Magazine littéraire" de septembre 1983. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & the Art of Romare Bearden

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1983. Book. Illus. by Bearden, Romare. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Walcott and Bearden in the colophon, as issued. There were 8 different original lithographs created by Bearden for this book, all hand-printed on Rives paper at the Blackburn Studio, New York; although the colophon states the limitation for each lithograph to be 250, this one numbered 15/275. Newsletter laid in. ------------- Illustrated with color plates after paintings by Bearden (mostly double-page); original color lithograph (limited to 275 copies), laid in loose. (4to) color illustrated linen with wrap-around scene, slipcase. No. 787 of 2000 copies printed by the Anthoensen Press.-------- Fine is a near-fine slipcase. Only flaw is a hint of fading on the spine. 4to; xix, 210 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm..

      [Bookseller: Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] ]
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        La Moda Grande storia illustrata

      EDIPEM - Istituto Geografico De Agostini, NOVARA 1983 - ITALIANO Legatura editoriale, copertina eco-pelle con solo marginali mende; omogenea dissolvenza, velature di polvere, bordo stanco alla sovraccoperta illustrata, volume a cura di M. Contini, imponente apparato iconografico a completare la ricerca documentaria, pagine ben preservate, ottimo l'aspetto interno, viissuto l'esterno.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      London, St. Michael / Purnell, 1983. 1983, image size 120 x 200 mm, 4¾ x 8 inches, a very attractive scene of the 3 friends going off to bed in their dressing-gowns led by Badger with his candle. Signed "BIRO" on the lower left edge of the image. In a large cream mount. A Fine example. This edition of the book produced for Marks & Spencer, contained 50 illustrations by the versatile and prolific Hungarian artist Val Biro, famous amongst other things, for the Gumdrop series. Our image appears on page (29). Price includes VAT. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Place of Dead Roads

      NY: Holt, Rinehart, Winston. (1983). The second volume of the trilogy that includes Cities of the Red Night and The Western Lands. Inscribed by the author, this time to Bob and Donna Jackson, "charter members of the Johnson family, with memories of hospitality." The dust jacket flap copy writes "The original title of this book was The Johnson Family, a turn-of-the-century expression used to designate good bums and thieves, which was later elaborated into a code of conduct." Kim Carsons, the protagonist of this book, is a Johnson, and an "agent of the Johnson code." Fine in a fine dust jacket, with just a tiny nick at the crown. One of the better inscriptions we've seen in one of Burroughs' later titles. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Lirici greci

      PARMA: Ugo Guanda Editore, 1983. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 12 20. Quaderni della Fenice USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Codex seraphinianus

      Abbeville Press 1983 - First American Edition. Gift quality. Hardcover and dust jacket. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        The Name of the Rose

      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, San Diego 1983 - FIRMADO POR EL AUTOR EN ADHERIBLE SUELTO. HAND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON A separed card. Título original "Il nome della rosa" traducción de William Weaver. EXCELENTE ejemplar con muy buena sobrecubierta. 502pp [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bruce Weber (Inscribed Copy)

      Los Angeles: Twelvetrees Press, 1983. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Clothbound folio-size volume in photo-illustrated dustwrapper. First edition of this monograph of Weber's photos with subjects ranging from Matt Dillon to lifeguards to on leave in Waikiki among others. A near fine example in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. Unpaginated volume of full-page sepia and black and white photographs. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Weber on the title page. A large and heavy volume. Additional postage charges may apply.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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      Universal City Studios, Inc., 1983., Universal City - Revised first draft of the screenplay. 4to. 8 1/2" x 11" stiff, green printed wrappers, 254 brad-bound pages. The screenplay is signed by Elmore Leonard on the title page. Fine, bright copy. The 1985 film starred Burt Reynolds and was also directed by him. During the filming, Leonard became dissatisfied with Reynold's interpretation of the novel and in a five-page photocopied 1984 letter to the director that is laid-in, he weighed in at length on why he was disappointed, and says in part : "What happens is that when I'm writing I see real people and hear real people talking. But when I view I see, too often, actors acting, actors hitting the wrong word, mugging, overstating or elaborating on a punch line, ad-libbing cliches, setting a record for the frequent use of 'asshole.' I hear what seems to me too many beats between exchanges, pauses for reactions, smiles for the benefit of the audience -- like saying, get it? --- or sneers or wide-eyed looks that I don't see in real life." Fine, bright, unused copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Brooklyn: Long Haul Press(1983). First Edition, Her very scarce first book, a collection of poems issued by a small feminist press., White printed wraps, Minor crease upper front cover. Very light soiling. Near Fine

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        The House on Mango Street [Inscribed]

      Arte Publico Press 1983 [but 1984], Houston - The Mexican-American author's first novel, a series of interconnected vignettes centered around a young Latina girl growing up in an impoverished Chicago neighborhood among Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. Published in small numbers (the first printing was reportedly 500 copies), the novel won the American Book Award in 1985, and has gone on to become one of the most critically acclaimed works in the Chicano literary canon. An important debut. First Printing, a trade paperback original. Octavo (22.75cm); illustrated wrappers; 103pp. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the dedication page: "To Teodoro, with hope / Sandra Cisneros / 25 de Sept. Berkeley, 1984." Sunning to spine, light shelf wear to wrappers, with some rubbing to joints; Very Good, sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Handgeschriebene farbige Bildpostkarte aus Bad Ischl an eine langjährige Freundin in Hamburg aus dem Jahre 1983.

       1983 8-zeilige Postkarte, postalisch gelaufen, datiert vom 24.2.(19)83: *aus einer Ihnen bekannten Gegend die schönsten Wintergenüsse mit der Frage wann u. wo gibt’s ein Wiedersehen? Herzlichst Hede St.*. Von guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bernhard, Thomas Bernhard, Österreich, Postkarte, Bildpostkarte, Google, Salzkammergut, Bad Ischl, Hede Stavianicek, Autograph, Autographen, Bülau

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara 1983 - Limited Issue, one of 350 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator, this being copy no.37. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated paper-covered boards and hunter green cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 14,[2]pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine, lightly shelfworn dustjacket. Short story chronicling the events surrounding a man's visit to his wife in a mental hospital. The second of four projects Bukowski collaborated on with Crumb during his lifetime. Basis for David Morrisey's short film adaptation (2000). Krumhansl 79b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Crustacean Issues: Crustacean Phylogeny, Larval Growth, Factors in Adult Growth, Crustacean Biogeography, Barnacle Biology, Functional Morphology of Feeding and Grooming in Crustacea (Vol 1-6)

      A.A. Balkema 1983-1989, Rotterdam - Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 372, 236, 362, 292, 443, 225. Cloth bound, with gilt titling. All with indices, illustrations. Highlighting in vol 1 & 6; vol 3 spine cocked; vol 1 has moderately worn boards, and former owner's name on rear endpaper. The first third of an 18-volume series, no jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elk River Books (IOBA, RMABA)]
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        A1 (Signed)

      Bristol, R. I.: Grey Edition, 1983. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/none. First edition of the photographer's first book. Foreword by Rupert Martin. SIGNED by Graham on the title page. A near fine copy in oblong bound photo-illustrated wrappers. Considered by many to be one of the most important photography books of the 20th century and an early entrant in what was then the burgeoning color photography movement. Introduction by Rupert Martin. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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      UK First Edition, First Printing (New English Library, 1983). A scarce first edition and the first Stephen King wrote under the 'Richard Bachman' pseudonym. The novel was first published in the US in 1977 and was later included in the hardcover omnibus 'The Bachman Books', published in 1985. Given that the novel describes a school shooting, it has been associated with actual high school shootings that occurred in the 80s and 90s. In response, Stephen King allowed the book to go out of print in 1997 and later published an anti-firearms essay in 2013 under the title 'Guns'. In very fine, unread condition. Free from tears and creases.

      [Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar, IOBA]
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        Paul den Hollander (Holl011) Photographie. Tirage noir et blanc réalisé par l'artiste. Image extraite de la série "landscape" parue en 1983. Tampon et annotation manuscrite au dos. 27 x 27 cm. Holl011.

      - Photographie. Tirage noir et blanc réalisé par l'artiste. Image extraite de la série "landscape" parue en 1983. Tampon et annotation manuscrite au dos. 27 x 27 cm. Holl011. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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        Mud Book How to Make Mud Pies and Cakes

      1983. CAGE, John and Lois LONG. Mud Book. How to Make Mud Pies and Cakes. 34 pp. Concertina style with 25 silkscreens, of which 2 are double-page. 8vo., bound in stiff illustrated wrappers, laid into a protective cloth box. [New York]: 1983. |~| One of 500 copies signed by Cage and Long. A delightful jeu d'esprit brilliantly printed to make the illustrations appear to be originals. Long, a textile designer, and the celebrated musician John Cage are frequent collaborators. This little-known book was important enough to be recently issued in facsimile by Abrams.

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      London, St. Michael / Purnell, 1983.. 1983, image size 120 x 200 mm, 4¾ x 8 inches, a very attractive scene of the 3 friends going off to bed in their dressing-gowns led by Badger with his candle. Signed "BIRO" on the lower left edge of the image. In a large cream mount. A Fine example. This edition of the book produced for Marks & Spencer, contained 50 illustrations by the versatile and prolific Hungarian artist Val Biro, famous amongst other things, for the Gumdrop series. Our image appears on page (29). Price includes VAT. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Développement et gestion des produits nouveaux : concepts méthodes et applications

      Ediscience International 1983 - Ancien livre de bibliothèque. Petite(s) trace(s) de pliure sur la couverture. Légères traces d'usure sur la couverture. Salissures sur la tranche. Edition 1983. Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Former library book. Slightly creased cover. Slight signs of wear on the cover. Soiling on the side. Edition 1983. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ALS Autograph Letter Signed

      Cambridge, MA: Edward Bernays, 1983. Very Good. Signed. ALS. 1 pp. 8 1/2 x 11. A one-sided, handwritten letter, written by Edward L. Bernays on his letterhead and signed at the bottom. Dated May 5, 1983, folded in thirds. Light toning and light general wear.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Kells, Susannah; Cornwell, Bernard A CROWNING MERCY Signed US HCDJ 1st/1st NF

      Viking 1983 - SIGNED American first edition, first printing. Signed on the inside title page as Susannah Kells. Published by Viking in 2003. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. ; Signed by Author All of our books are marked down 40% until October 1, 2017 (Discount is already applied). Start loading up now! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Scouts]
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