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        PET SEMATARY (signed 1st)

      Doubleday, Garden City, New York 1983 - 1983 Doubleday. Garden City, NY. 8vo. 373 pages. First edition, First printing. Stated. SIGNED by Stephen King directly to half-title page: For __ - All the best, Stephen King 7/17/96. Stephen King no longer signs backlog and as a result, his signed books have skyrocketed in value. It's pretty obvious that the value of his signed titles are only going in one direction. Doubleday is notorious for making cheap books. Mild shelf-rub at corners. only the slightest trace of soiling to top page edge. $15.95 price intact on DJ flap. DJ shows minor rub around the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Black Banners from the East, The Establishment of the Abbasid State: Incubation Of a Revolt (The Max Schloessinger Memorial)

      Israel E.J. Brill 1983. 265 pages including index and bibliographical abbreviations. The Max Schloessinger Memorial Series Monograph II. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. "By far the best rectification and continuation of the final part of Wellhausen's monumental opus 'The Arab Kingdom and its Fall'." - David Ayalon. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Binding sound. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Signed Fair Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Good

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      The Limited Editions Club, New York 1983 - oblong small 4to. full black aniline cowhide, slipcase. Not paginated. With "Hiroshima: New Dawn" by Robert Penn Warren. Limited to 1500 numbered copies. (LEC 527). Signed by Hersey, Warren and Jacob Lawrence, who created the eight silk screens for this dramatic book. This was the first appearance of the Warren poem. Handset and printed at the Wild Carrot Letterpress. The eight silk screens were printed in eleven colors at the Studio Heinrici Ltd of New York. A memorable production - as Sidney Shiff, the publisher, described his effort " . we have endeavored to extract something beautiful out of the hell that was Hiroshima." Monthly Newsletter loosely inserted. full black aniline cowhide, slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Invention of Tradition

      CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 1983 - DATE PUBLISHED: 1983 EDITION: 322 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Der Hang zum Gesamtkunstwerk.

      . Aarau und Frankfurt am Main. Verlag Sauerländer 1983. 511 Seiten. ISBN: 3794124456 Großband 4°. In tadellosem Zustand. Farbige Abbildungen (Kunst). Original kartoniert..

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      Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. [1983], West Kingston - Octavo, cloth. One of 1000 signed by the King and the artist Stephen Gervais. Made into a feature film directed by John Carpenter in 1983. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket which shows a touch of rubbing to extremities in a fine slip case. (9737) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Donald Fagen - The Nightfly

      USA Cherry Lane Music 1983. 64 pages. Several black and white photos. Features the incomparable stylings of Donald Fagan, best-known for his work as part of Steely Dan. The arrangements are challenging, even for seasoned keyboard artists, but well worth the effort, for they will produce honey for your ears, and soul. Songs include: I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World); Green Flower Street; Ruby Baby; Maxine; New Frontier; The Nightfly; The Goodbye Look ;Walk Between the Raindrops. Unmarked. Average wear. Minor bits of faint biege moisture exposure to fore-edge of some pages. Binding intact. A sound copy of this truly outstanding work. First Edition Paperback 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good Hamilton, James - Photographer

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        Howling Coyote (original art)

      c.1983. Tim Burton. Original drawing by Tim Burton. This drawing measures 28.5 cm by 17 cm.Water color and ink. Image is of a coyote howling at a crescent moon. A charming piece of original art form one of the most distinctive filmmakers of the last two decades.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Handmade paper today : a worldwide survey of mills, papers, techniques, and uses / Silvie Turner and Birgit Skiold - [Complete in 2 slip-cased volumes]

      London; Lund Humphries, 1983, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition0853314578 Fine copies both in the original gilt-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. An exceptional example; of presentation quality.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited; number 152 of only 200 copies SIGNED by the author. Physical desc.: 2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm. The samples are housed in a cloth-bound ring-binder. Notes: Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. 269-273. Subject: Paper mills. Techniques. Paper, Handmade. Papermaking. Paper industry. Paper making and trade. Hand-made paper - Making. Paper manufacture.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Teenage Lust (Signed First Edition)

      Larry Clark, New York 1983 - First edition. Softcover. Clark's second book, another controverstial collection of graphic black and white images. A clean near fine copy in photo illustrated wrappers with a crease to the spine. Signed by Clark on the title page. A very nice copy of this important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The History of Middle Earth, Volumes 1 - 12, in Custom Leather Slipcases

      London: Allen & Unwin/Unwin Hyman/Harper Collins, 1983. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A complete History of Middle Earth, in Twelve Volumes. All 12 volumes in Near Fine in Near Fine dustjackets. Only the lightest of rubbing to the dustjackets, no chipping or loss to any. None of the dustjackets are price clipped. No previous owners names or any writing in any of the books. All dustjackets are priced, expect for Volume #2 & Volume #4. Volume #1 has the Allen & Unwin price sticker, the rest are the original 1st State printed price. Volumes #11 & #12 show some darkening of the pages due to high acid content, which is quite common in the later issues. An outstanding set for the collector. The slipcases are covered in bonded and glazed leather, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram, Title, Author's Last Name, and the Publisher housed in that particular slipcase. Allen and Unwin first printings of the first 4 volumes housed in a black leather slipcase with ribbon pull, Unwin Hyman first printings of the second 4 volumes housed in a black leather slipcase with ribbon pull, and Harper Collins first printings of the final 4 volumes, housed in a black leather slipcase with a silk ribbon pull. No names or writing in any of the books. No foxing or offsetting in any of the books. The first four books, published by Allen & Unwin have the topstain on the top edge. The final 2 volumes have the slightest toning to the edges of the text block as is so often found. Edited by Christopher Tolkien from his father's manuscripts, detailing the evolution of Tolkien's life long works dealing with Middle Earth. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / Near Fine.

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        Four great castles

      [Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales]: Gwasg Gregynog [The Gregynog Press] Folio (26.9 cm, 10.5"). [2], vi, 70, [2] pp.; 8 plts.. 1983 Fine press edition of this essay on the architecture and history of Caernarfon, Conwy, Harlech, and Beaumaris, opening with a foreword by Charles, Prince of Wales. Illustrated with eight delicately, precisely etched views by => David Woodford, printed by him on his own press in Snowdonia, the volume was designed and otherwise printed by Eric Gee at => Gregynog Press on Zerkall mould-made paper with deckle edges. The present example is numbered copy 96 of 165 printed — 150 bound as here, with an additional 15 copies specially bound. Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplate of Norman J. Sondheim, the American collector of press books. Publisher's grey marbled paper–covered sides, front cover with gilt-stamped coat of arms, spine with black-stamped title; spine a touch sunned with unobtrusive small scuff towards foot, sides very slightly sprung, slipcase lacking. Front pastedown with bookplate as above. Volume clean and unworn, beautiful and uncommon.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Gerald Scarfe - Untitled

      Thames and Hudson, UK 1983 - Cover: Untitled 1982 - with 190 illustrations, 15 in colour. - Gerald Anthony Scarfe, CBE, RDI, (born 1 June 1936) is an English cartoonist and illustrator. He has worked as editorial cartoonist for The Sunday Times and illustrator for the New Yorker. For more than twenty years Gerald Scarfe's uncensored, uncompromising and savage visions of the famous and the fortunate, the deprived and the desperate, have created sensation, shock and scandal wherever they have been seen. In nearly 200 of his finest images reproduced in this book, we see not only his extraordinary skills of draughtsmanship, which have invited comparison with Gillray, Daumier, George Grosz and other great masters of caricature, but a kaleidoscopic view of the vital events, the powerful personalities and the great issues that have held the attention of the world since the early 1960's. Condition & Description of the book: This is a large softback book. Measures: 12 inches by 9 inches. [stiff card covers]. Light browning to edges. Original price sticker of £6.95 to the rear. It states to the rear: Cover : untitled 1982. Within the book: The inscription states: 'To Rebecca, Best Wishes, Gerald Scarfe, May 7, 1983. - Foxing present mainly to the end-pages and only very occasional throughout the entire book. There are 168 pages and apart from the aforementioned, the pages are all clean and tightly bound. ~ E N D - POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days.Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Numero cinque a cura di Giuseppe Panza di Biumo. Number five edited by Giuseppe Panza di Biumo

      Milano: Edizione Cenobio Visualità, 1983. Prima edizione (First Edition). legatura con punto metallico (stapled binding). Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Pubblicazione annuale a cura della Galleria Cenobio Visualità di Milano. Numero 5 a cura di Giuseppe Panza di Biumo (giugno 1983). Issue number five of Edizione Cenobio Visualità edited by Giuseppe Panza di Biumo. Saggio di Giuseppe Panza. Tra gli artisti presenti Carl Andre, Larry Bell, Dan Flavin, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Richard Nonas, Robert Long, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Maria Nordman, Eric Orr, Richard Serra, James Turrell, Doug Wheeler, Jene Highstein. Illustrazioni in bianco e nero. Testi in inglese

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        Donald Fagen - The Nightfly: Songbook for Piano and Voice with Guitar Chords

      Cherry Lane Music Co. Inc., USA, 1983, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Hamilton, James - PhotographerSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 64 pages. Several black and white photos. Features the incomparable stylings of Donald Fagan, best-known for his work as part of Steely Dan. The arrangements are challenging, even for seasoned keyboard artists, but well worth the effort, for they will produce honey for your ears, and soul. Songs include: I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World); Green Flower Street; Ruby Baby; Maxine; New Frontier; The Nightfly; The Goodbye Look ;Walk Between the Raindrops. Unmarked. Average wear. Minor bits of faint biege moisture exposure to fore-edge of some pages. Binding intact. A sound copy of this truly outstanding work.

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        SOLEDAD I con trece aguafuertes y aguatintas originales, en colores, directamente realizados sobre la plancha por Alberto Duce

      Madrid 1983 - Materia: Poesía de Luis de Góngora con aguafuertes y aguatintas originales de Alberto Duce. Siglo de Oro. Descripción: Gran folio (51 cm). 47 p. 13 grabados. Encuadernación tela editorial. Notas: Los grabados de Alberto Duce, escuetos en su concepción formal, nos conducen inexorablemente a la belleza de los cuerpos femeninos. Estatuas serenas en medio de los bosques; figuras neoclásica, junto a las aguas cristalinas. En la Soledad Primera, Luis de Góngora, el críptico poeta, ha encontrado una afortunada síntesis en los grabados de Alberto Duce, cuya albura arcádica, clara como el agua entre la floresta, llega hasta nuestros ojos sin ambigüedades ni conceptismos: limpia y dulcemente sobre los bosques. Otros datos: ALBERTO DUCE(Zaragoza, 1916- 2003). Pintor, grabador y dibujante. Estudia en la Escuela de Artes y Oficios de Zaragoza y en el Estudio Goya .Académico de la Real Académia de Bellas Artes de Zaragoza. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Organometallic Chemistry

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1983. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60230757; EAN: 9780851865911

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        Lost in the Cosmos The Last Self-Help Book

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, 1983. Octavo. Original black cloth backed grey boards, titles to spine and star design to upper board in silver. With the dust jacket. Light spotting to edges and endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket with light foxing to the verso. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London, Octopus Books Limited, 1983 - 28,5 x 24,5 cm (11.2 x 9.7 inches), 224 pp. Limited edition. One of only 25 copies, numbered and signed by the author, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf of London. This copy bound for Cliff Godfrey. Fine leather binding of full black morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments lettered and decorated with gilt bunches of grapes. The Zaehnsdorf logo of a gilt Z on a red morocco onlay is in the bottom panel. Front panel with Cliff Godfrey`s name beneath a gilt bunch of grapes and three leather onlay and gilt illustrated leaves, two red and one green. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Housed in a lined black cloth slip case. A fine copy in a wonderful decorative leather binding. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Virgin in the Ice

      New York: William Morrow and Company. 1983. First. First American edition. Nearly invisible foxing on the foredge else fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. The sixth Brother Cadfael mystery. .

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        A touching and poignant memento from Ronald Reagan - an ornate Christmas stocking given to a terminally ill child who lit the White House Christmas tree in 1983

      [Washington, DC] "An ornate Christmas stocking, 27"" long (approx.), constructed of green velvet with cord piping, festooned with brass sleigh bells and a brass buckle. The stocking was Reagan's gift to Amy Benham, a terminally ill seven-year-old girl who had been invited to the White House to help the President light the White House Christmas Tree on December 15, 1983. Offered together with a 7"" x 4.75"" Christmas card sent to Benham by well-wishers who saw her story on the papers. Beyond some minor blemishing to the brass bells, the stocking is in excellent condition. When physicians diagnosed seven-year-old Amy Benham with Hodgkin's disease in May 1983, her parents asked her to choose three wishes. Amy requested a playhouse large enough to accommodate her and her two younger sisters, a canopy bed, and the opportunity to help President Reagan light the White House Christmas tree. She wrote a letter to the Make a Wish Foundation asking ""The Christmas tree that light up for our country must be seen all the way to heaven. I would wish so much to help President Reagan turn on those Christmas lights."" (Oregonian, Portland, Oregon, December 16, 1983, p1.) The foundation came through for Amy, and the White House invited her to attend the lighting ceremony scheduled for December 15, 1983. Amy and her mother arrived at the White House, where she was allowed to sit at the President's desk in the Oval Office. At five in the afternoon she stood with Reagan at the diplomatic entrance to the White House where the switch had been placed for the lighting. Before Amy flipped the switch, Reagan read a portion of her letter and added, ""Well Amy, the nicest Christmas present I could receive is helping your dream come true. When you press the button over here, the whole world will know Amy Benham lit up the skies sending Americans love, hope and joy all the way to heaven and making the angels sing."" Reagan then picked her up to allow her turn on the 500 lights which had been festooned on the 30-foot Colorado blue spruce that had been placed on the Ellipse near the south grounds of the White House. (Ibid.) An ebullient Amy Benham returned to her home in Washington State to find a canopy bed and a backyard playhouse all donated by local merchants and remarked: ""I've got all these wishes already, and I'm only 7 years old. I got Christmas cards from people all over the country, people we don't even know. There was even one from Santa Claus."" (Seattle Times, December 26, 1983, p. A-19.) The event was not only a highlight in Amy's short life, it was an important public relations move for Reagan who was just beginning to gear up for the upcoming election of 1984. The photo-ops helped Reagan appear more accessible and endearing to voters. His victory that fall was one of the most lopsided electoral wins in American history. In addition, there is video footage of the tree lighting (copied to a DVD), as reported by several Seattle television stations, which include interviews with Amy and members of her family. The video, compiled on a DVD, includes reports from KOMO and KIRO in Seattle, as well as reports from the national network outlets including Dan Rather from CBS, Tom Brokaw from NBC, and Peter Jennings at ABC. The Christmas card which accompanies the stocking was penned by an Oregon couple shortly after Amy's visit to Washington, and reads in part: ""Dear Amy ?" I saw your picture in the paper and you resemble my eldest grand-daughter... What a beautiful thought you had 'for the lights to shine clear to heaven.' I'm sure Jesus thinks you are 'special' too! I decided I'd send you a card to wish you and your family a blessed Christmas. I'm remembering all of you in my daily prayers... I[']m a grandma of 65 years and just wanted to send you my love..."" The stocking is accompanied by several copies of news clippings chronicling Amy's visit to the White House, including an image of Reagan standing with Benham at the lighting ceremony. A portion of the proceeds from this sale will be contributed to the American Cancer Society."

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        Ana Pavlova

      c. 1920s. Watercolour and pen and ink. Sheet size: 17.5 x 12 cm. excellent condition. Presented in a green wash wooden frame with UV preventive glass. Exhibited at the Cecil Beaton Memorial Exhibition at the Parkin Gallery, London, 1983. A label to this exhibition is attached to the verso of the frame.

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        Borup A.D. 700-1400: A deserted settlement and its fields in South Zealand, Denmark

      1983 - 1983 National Museum Copenhagen 2 volume English language set (text and maps/plans). Light rading wear, previous owners inscription to endpaper else good condition throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dieci poesie inedite

      Pesaro: Edizioni della Pergola, 1983. Prima ed. di 65+XV es. numerati. Quartini sciolti in broch e custodia in tela con impressioni a secco (Loose as issued in soft covers and cloth slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Folio (cm 50x38). Con 3 acquetinte originali a colori di Giuseppe Santomaso, numerate e datate a matita dall'Artista (lastra cm 32,5x25). Opera ideata da Guido Ballo Incisioni realizzate a Venezia dall'Artista nello studio di Luciano De March e tirate su torchio a mano su cartoncino per incisioni Magnani. Testo composto dalla tipografia Nobili di Pesaro. Astuccio della legatoria Torri di Milano. Es 10/65 [Jentsch, 1993]

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      Franklin Library, 1983/84, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingFine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Limited edition, exclusively for the subscribers for the 25th anniversary. Editor-R. W. Chapman; Editor-J. D. Fleeman. ; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        Aladins Problem. Erste Ausgabe.

      Stuttgart, Klett-Cotta. 1983 - Oktav. 121 S., 1 Bl. Orig.-Leder in Pappschuber. Eins von 200 numerierten und vom Autor signierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Tadelloses Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Weapons Systems and Political Stability

      USA: Univ Pr of Amer. Hardcover. 081912947X 1043 pages. Bibliography. List of books and articles by the author. "Carroll Quigley, historian and teacher at Georgetown University, died January 5, 1977, leaving unfinished this manuscript upon which he had been working for the preceding twelve years. His colleagues and friends, upon reviewing the manuscript, decided to press forward with its publication. Although the manuscript is frustratingly incomplete in time sequence - it ends its narrative in the fifteenth century - it carries further toward completion the uniquely anthropological holistic analysis of history which is the theme of his earlier works... Quigley is incredibly successful in abstracting essence from reality - in analyzing mankind's experience in socializing. He describes weaponry as not an end in itself. It is part of a whole in which by far the greater part of persuasion and cooperation is accomplished by institutionalization of ideologies. This book is one of those human efforts which shapes the mind." - from Foreword by Harry J. Hogan. Moderate external wear. Some rubbing to large silver lettering upon front board. Light pencil underlining and marginal lines. Binding tight. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

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        Haida Monumental Art - Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands

      University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, 218 pages. From limited edition of 1600 copies. "Concerned entirely with the Haidas of the Queen Charlotte Islands of the last century, the intricacies of the kinship patterns of the great families, and how they saw themselves as part of a fantastic, but in its own terms, logical, cosmos, and most of all how this was all expressed in their remarkable architecture with its perfectly integrated massive carved and painted embellishments, the great totem poles of the Haidas." - from Foreward. "The documentary photographs that survive are among the few remaining records which illustrate the richness and variety of Haida monumental art. Of the more than five hundred carved poles which appear in the plates, only about fifty were removed to museums for safekeeping. The remainder have perished entirely or survive at the village sites as decayed fragments overgrown with the lush vegetation of the islands." - from Preface. Light external wear and soiling to cream-coloured cloth-covered boards. No external markings. Discreet bookplate and bit of writing inside front board. Blindstamp to lower corner of title page. Bit of writing in upper left corner of title page. Remnant of card pocket inside back board. Binding tight. A quality copy of this magnificent work, Former Library Copy

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        Gli anni delle immagini perdute

      Reggio Emilia: Prandi, 1983. Edizione originale di 200 es. numerati. ril mezza pelle, cofanetto in tela (half-leather binding, cloth slip-case). Perfetto (Mint). Folio. Con 5 acqueforti originali in nero, numerate e firmate, eseguite nel 1982 di Renato Guttuso (cm 24x16). Introduzione di Vasco Pratolini Incisioni tirate da N. e C. Manfredi. Opera composta e impressa su carta Magnani a cura di Mardersteig nella stamperia Valdonega. Nervi e titoli in oro al dorso, tagli dorati

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        Milongas: Con grabados originales de Ana María Moncalvo.

      Jorge Luis BORGES: Milongas. [Buenos Aires], Ediciones Dos Amigos (Col. Valle de las leñas, N° 3), 1983. 48p. 6h. Ilustrado con cuatro grabados originales de Ana María Moncalvo tirados con la colaboración de Mirta Ripoll. Prólogo y epílogo del autor, quien revisó, corrigió y ordenó la obra con la colaboración de Roberto Alifano. Se incluye un texto inédito "Milonga del infiel". Edición dirigida y diagramada por Samuel César Palui. Composición tipográfica en caracteres Kleukens cuerpo 12. Ejemplar N° 20/100 impreso en papel Schoeller blanco de origen alemán. En caja entelada editorial de color naranja y celeste.

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        Ghost Trains: Railroad Photographs of the 1950s

      The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va. 1983 - Inscribed "To Harvey Yalan Son of Wise Guy Alexander Yalan My Good Friends on 8th St. Brooklyn- Special regards to your father- your son still to be tested Winston O Winston Link 11-19-83" on the half-title page. An oblong softcover, with a bit of minor rippling on the top left side of the cover, about 2" in from the spine and about 3" down from top edge. A thin patchy stretch 3/8" wide of either white paint or whiteout laterally across bottom edge of cover, extending about 6" from spine. Probably can be cleaned off with the proper know how. Minor creases and minor shelf wear to cover. Pages all clean and bright. Contains the 7" 33rpm record in rear pocket. Included is a packet of NY Times articles on Link (including those on Link's wife stealing his prints), and two photocopies of articles mailed by Link (in an OWL envelope), including the Wall Street Journal article from Jan. 13 1986. That photocopy measures 17" x 15", unusually large for that period, and is inscribed at the bottom "Mr. Yalan- Thanks for your interest. O Winston Link 3.26.86". A unique package from this American Original. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Engravings.

      Wellingborough, Christopher Skelton, 1983. 0950322644. - 1st ed. in this form. 34.0 x 26.0 cms. 3 vols. Limited ed. This number 25 of 85 special copies with an additional suite of 8 wood engravings printed from the original blocks. Vol 1 Pp. xxiv, 256, vol 2 Pp. (ii), 257-545, (2). Vol 3 is porfolio of loose engravings. Vols 1 and 2 in 1/4 morocco with gilt lettering and cloth-covered boards. The three vols are contained in cloth bound slipcase. With it the original prospectus and associated correspondence. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Concerto per rane

      Milano: Grafica Uno, 1983. Edizione di 85 + XX es. numerati e firmati. ril, camicia, custodia (Hard cover, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo (cm 25x20). Con 4 acquetinte originali a piena pagina di Carlo Guarienti (cm 25x19,5) di cui una in copertina (cm 14,4x20). Poesie di Patani. Una delle copie con incisione di copertina in grigio su fondo verde Raccolta di versi scritta tra il 1962 e il 1982. Carta Sant'Ilario e Duchene al tino per la copertina e la suite. Gli esemplari in numerazione romana hanno la copertina con variante di colore e contengono la suite delle acquatinte. Edizione firmata dagli Autori [Jentsch, 1993]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      Santa Barbara: Neville Publishing,. 1983. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy with clear plastic jacket which has a tear to upper front. panel. (#127907). First edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Towne. Screenplay of the Roman Polanski film starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. Includes sixteen pages of stills from the film.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Uncommon Places

      Aperture Foundation 1983 - Original 1st Edition hardback of this seminal and important publication. The book appears to have suffered some damp affect (not water ingress), resulting in the inside pages, including the plates, being a bit warped i.e. they are not completely flat like paper should be. No damage to the ink, but not ideal and this is reflected in the asking price. Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] From the publisher: "A native New Yorker, Stephen Shore won critical acclaim and a one-man exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art when he was twenty-three. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Kent & London]: Hurtwood Press / Tate Gallery, [1983].. Folio (50 x 40 cm). Decorated cloth. Illustrated (largely in color). About fine, without slipcase. First edition. With a Foreword by the artist and Commentary by Mark Girouard. One of 250 numbered copies (of 300), signed by Piper. Piper's visual recreation of Stowe and its grounds based on regular visits beginning in the 1930s.

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      Shinchosha, 1983, Softcover4101001316 Very Good in wrappers. Jacket is taped down at rear flap. Damp staining to jacket. Text is in Japanese. Extremely scarce, early Murakami publication. Illustrated. ; 0.39 x 5.98 x 4.17 Inches; 258 pages

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      Malesherbes Publications 1983 - RO40189081: 28 années + 3 numéros de l'année 1983 (583, 584, 585). Env. 500 numéros. Illustrés de nombreuses photos en noir et blanc. Quelques numéros manquants pour chaque année. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque en couvertures. Magazine bimensuel jusq'en 1976, puis mensuel. Du n° 1, 1er juin 1955, au n° 585, 15 avril 1983. Sommaire du n° 1, 1955: Les catholiques et la vie internationale, Chan. Lalande. 15.000 étudiants au pèlerinage de Chartres. Péron choisit la séparation. L'immigration des Jamaïcains en Angleterre. Viet-Nam. A l'écoute de l'Eglise du silence (les pays communistes). La vocation sacerdotale. 9e Lettre du Lac de Côme, Romano Guardini, etc. Sommaire du n° 585, avril 1983: 1953-1983, Trente ans de vie de l'Eglise, Le Concile 20 ans après, Georges Hourdin, José de Broucker, Jean-Pierre Dubois-Dumée, Ernest Milcent, Dom Helder Camara, Karl Rahner, Jan Grootaers, Max Thurian. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Valentine (original art)

      c.1983 - Original drawing by Tim Burton. This drawing measures 33.5 cm by 33 cm. Colored pastel pencil and ink. Image is of one monster giving another monster a heart shaped baloon. This work was made for a former girlfriend. A charming piece of original art form one of the most distinctive filmmakers of the last two decades.

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        Care [and] Zorgzaamhed.

      Killarney: Killarney Printing Works, Ltd., 1983 - 2 volumes, tall quarto. original marbled wrappers, printed paper labels to upper covers. Housed in the original yellow slipcase. An excellent set. First edition, first impression. One of 125 copies in hand-marbled paper by Geert van Daal, from a total limited edition of 150 numbered copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Cinque poesie

      Pesaro: Edizioni della Pergola, 1983. Prima edizione di 100 es. numerati. Quartini sciolti raccolti in cofanetto in tela (Loose as issued in original cloth portfolio). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. 5 litografie originali di Emilio Scanavino. 5 litografie originali a colori di Emilio Scanavino, firmate a matita dall'Artista (cm 32x22,5) Litografie stampate su fondino incollato al cartoncino Rosaspina Bianco della cartiera di Fabriano, tirate sul torchio a mano da W. Raffaelli dello Studio Corona. L'opera ideata da Guido Ballo è stata terminata da Piergiorgio Spallacci. Esemplare 25/75 Qualche rara e leggerissima fioritura (Few light yellowing) [Gambetti, 2007: "preziosa cartella molto ricercata"]

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        Open Oog. SIGNED.

      Breda, De Beyerd, 1983 - Breda, De Beyerd, 1983. Screenprint in two colors, 79,5 x 60 cms. 'Open Oog' was designed by Willem Sandberg in 1946. On the directions of Sandberg the poster was executed by Marcel van Rooijen in 'cortenstaal' at De Beyerd, Breda, 1983 and printed in a limited edition. Signed both by Van Rooijen and Sandberg in pencil in the lower right. Four pinholes at the corners, otherwise fine. ADDED: 'Avantgardecahier 1: Open Oog', Rotterdam, W.L. en J. Brusse n.v., 1946. Stiff wrappers designed by Sandberg (softcover), 26 x 19 cms., (32) pp. with illustrations, text in Dutch (wrappers and first page slightly soiled, but generally in nice condition). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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