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        Altenbourg, Gerhard. - "Die Flügel der stillen Schonung".

      - Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, in Schwarz, auf hellchamois Büttenpapier, 1983. Von Gerhard Altenbourg. Druckerexemplar. 28,6 x 38,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 39,5 x 53,5 cm (Blatt). Janda L 179 1 (von 6). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. Links eigenhändig Titel und Jahr. Unterhalb Widmung: "Für Horst". - Ohne Mängel. Sehr guter Zustand. Gerhard Altenbourg (1926 Rödichen-Schnepfetal - 1989 Meißen). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1929 Umzug nach Altenburg. 1944-45 Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-48 als Schriftsteller und Journalist tätig, Zeichenunterricht bei Erich Dietz. 1948-50 Studium an der Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Kunst in Weimar bei Hans Hoffmann-Lederer. 1959 Teilnahme an der documenta II in Kassel. 1961 Gastatelier an der Kunstakademie in Westberlin. 1961 Erwerb einiger Arbeiten durch das Museum of Modern Art in New York. 1962-89 Atelier in Altenburg, Annahme des Künstlernamens "Altenbourg". 1966 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München. 1968 Will-Grohmann-Preis in Westberlin. 1970 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. 1977 Teilnahme an der documenta 6 und Mitgliedschaft bei der ?Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association? in Cambridge. In den 1980er Jahren Ausstellungsverbot und Schließung der Ausstellungen, da er sich den offiziellen Kunstauffassungen der DDR widersetzte.Seit 1998 vergibt das Lindenau-Museum in Altenburg aller zwei Jahre den Gerhard-Altenbourg-Preis. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Hot Water Music

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Number 2 of a limited 400 hardcover copies, signed by Charles Bukowski with a doodle. Near Fine, with faint touches of wear, and foxing to top edge of page block, in a lightly rubbed acetate jacket, likely not original. Laid in is the publisher's promotional broadside (Broadside/Flyer No. 10), which has been signed by Bukowski as well, though not numbered.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        ONE CHRISTMAS

      New York: Random House, 1983. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in a similar slipcase. 4to. #161/500 specially bound copies signed by the author. Black cloth with vertical gilt decoration and spine stamping. In the original photo illustrated slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Gorky Park (Original screenplay, actor Lee Marvin's leatherbound presentation copy with associated ephemera)

      Eagle Associates / Orion Pictures, Los Angeles 1983 - Third Draft script (and Final Shooting script) for the 1983 film, "Gorky Park," based on the 1981 novel by Martin Cruz Smith. Actor Lee Marvin's leather-bound presentation copy from director Michael Apted and producer Howard W. Koch, Jr., bound in maroon leather, with Marvin's name in gilt at the bottom right corner of the front board, and with two notable pieces of associated ephemera: (a) a Typed Letter Signed from Apted, Koch, and producer Gene Kirkwood on production stationery for the film, reading "Dear Lee / Please accept this gift as a momento [sic] of the time we all spent together on GORKY PARK," and (b) an attractive greeting card from Apted and Koch, with a note in holograph ink referring to the shooting location for the film, which reads, "Welcome to Moscow! We're glad you're here! / Best / Howard and Michael." On the rear of the envelope is a holograph pencil notation in Marvin's hand reading, "From Howard Koch upon arrival in Finland." And accordingly, the shooting location for the film was Finland, not Moscow, as "Glasnost" had not yet taken effect. In the film, a very faithful rendering of Cruz-Smith's Cold War novel, Marvin plays a Armand Hammer-style American businessman who is playing hell with Soviet police inspector William Hurt in a mystery that is not so much a "whodunit" as a "whydunit." An underrated and appropriately bleak entry in the Cold War cinema genre by the versatile director Apted. Maroon leather with gilt titles and rule, with matching glossy endpapers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Potter and novelist Cruz-Smith. 133 leaves, photographically reproduced. Pages and binding about Fine. From the estate of Lee Marvin. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Selected Papers 1945-1980 with Commentary. (INSCRIBED BY YANG TO FELLOW NOBEL LAUREATE IN PHYSICS DONALD GLASER.)

      San Francisco: W. H. Freeman, 1983. - First Edition. xvi, 596 pp. Original cloth. Near Fine. Inscribed: 'To Don/with fond memories/of our past/associations [see below]./Frank/March/1988'. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1957 was awarded jointly to Chen Ning Yang and Tsung-Dao (T.D.) Lee 'for their penetrating investigation of the so-called parity laws which has led to important discoveries regarding the elementary particles'. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1960 was awarded to Donald A. Glaser 'for the invention of the bubble chamber'. Yang (1922-) and Glaser (1926-2013) are two of the 11 youngest Nobel Laureates in the sciences, winning at ages 35 and 34, respectively. 'The general intuition is that as you go to less and less biological and simpler and simpler systems, you begin to lose the ability to distinguish time going forward and time backward. And that's an endless debate having to do with evolution and cosmic and so on. But that's the simple explanation of it. So everybody assumed that if you're talking about these little submicroscopic particles, that they don't have any knowledge of time—And the other question is that there are right-handed and left-handed people, there are even right and left handed molecules. Dextrose, for example, is a right-handed sugar, and levulose is the same thing exactly, but it's a mirror image. And so it is with the amino acids. They're all left-handed in our biology, but they don't need to be. If you make them synthetically, you get what's called a racemic mixture—half are right-handed, half are left-handed. But if they come out of a biological process, they're all the same. So the notion was that as you get to simpler and simpler and less biological things, handedness also goes away. So you would think that, unlike a bowling ball, which has handedness because of the finger holes—I guess, maybe not, I'm not sure about that. But anyhow, as you get to billiard balls, then they're symmetrical, and the fantasy was that these little particles are billiard balls. They can't tell if they're getting older or not. They're not right-handed, they're not left-handed and Lee and Yang, a couple of really smart guys at Columbia, said, 'You know, it's all very well that we have that intuition, but nobody's proved it, and it may be that these guys can tell if they're right-handed or left-handed.' To make a long story short, they were right that these particles do know if they're left-handed or right-handed, and there are different kinds. . . . There was a general belief, your well-trodden path, that as you go to simpler and simpler and therefore smaller and smaller physical objects, they will have simpler and simpler personalities. And handedness is one that's gone. Then Lee and Yang said, 'Hey, it ain't necessarily so. We assume that because it sort of seems appealing, but there's no proof of it. Furthermore, it could be that it isn't true.' What do you know, these little particles, the so-called strange particles, have handedness. That's called parity violation, and that's a Nobel Prize. That was a tremendous shock. But they pointed out that here we were following everybody on the same path, and going out in the shrubs, we found an interesting thing. So there are these people who are mavericks. They're not trying to destroy anything' (Donald A. Glaser, Ph.D., The Bubble Chamber, Bioengineering, Business Consulting, and Neurobiology: An Interview Conducted by Eric Vettel in 2003-2004, Program in Bioscience and Biotechnology Studies, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        VARRON, SATIRES MENIPPEES VOL.6 EDITION TRADUCTION ET COMMENTAIRE

      ECOLE FRANCAISE DE ROME, ROMA 1983 - COLLECTION DE L'ECOLE FRANCAISE DE ROME INTERLINGUE In francese e latino, brossura editoriale morbida, celeste con titoli neri e leggermente scolorita al dorso, sovraccoperta illustrata e con lievissimi ed inevitabili segni del tempo, pagine ottimamente conservate 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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        IL MISTERO DEL GRAAL

      EDIZIONI MEDITERRANEE, ROMA 1983 - ORIZZONTI DELLO SPIRITO ITALIANO N.12 della collana fondata dallo stesso J.Evola, III ed. riveduta ed ampliata, pagine ingiallite ai bordi, con segni ai margini e sottolineature a matita, brossura editoriale illustrata, ingiallita ai bordi e con lieve fioritura, fioritura anche ai tagli 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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        Andy Warhol-Brooklyn Bridge Centennial-1983 Poster

      1983 - "Brooklyn Bridge Centennial" by Andy Warhol, Unsigned Offset Lithograph printed in 1983. The overall size of the Offset Lithograph is 36 x 24.25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Some paper cracks throughout. Small tear in the upper left margin.

      [Bookseller: Art Wise]
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        LA VITA QUOTIDIANA A ROMA ALL'APOGEO DELL'IMPERO

      EDITORI LATERZA, 1983. ITALIANO 1,15 Con una nuova introduzione di Ettore Lepore, con brossura editoriale morbida, sovraccoperta illustrata e con segni di usura da scaffalatura, pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi rimanendo comunque in buonissimo stato di conservazione, numerose illustrazioni in nero nei testi USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Il Califfo

      ROMA: Trevi editore, 1983. Brossura. BUONO. 15 21,5. USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Marriage Indexes (Fourth edition)

      Federation of Family History Societies, 1983. Pamphlet. Used; Good. Pamphlet; English language; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; good condition; 28-page booklet. 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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        Fest-Epistolar Friedrichs des Weisen Expl. Nr 216 Handschrift Ms. El. F. 2 der Universitätsbibliothek Jena.

      Edition Leipzig, 1983. 800 Exemplare 38 Blätter 26,5 x 37 cm Samtbezogener Holzdeckeleinband mit farbiger Miniatur unter Glas, 4 Wappen-Medaillons aus Metall, 4 erhaben gestaltete Metall-Medaillons, verzierten Eckbeschlägen und 2 verzierten Schliessen, Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Konvolut von einer Original-Federzeichnung und zehn Farb-Radierungen/Aquatinta von Augsburg, Lauingen, München, Rothenburg o.T. und Italien.

      Jedes Blatt mit eingenhändiger Signatur des Augsburger Künstlers Ferdinand Brauer, meist auch mit Titelangabe. Brauer studierte in München, war Schüler von C. Roth und P.P. Müller und Julius Exter. "Ein Augsburger Künstler ohne Biographie, aber mit vielen Bildern, was für Bilder! Keiner seiner Zeitgenossen der sogenannten "Münchner Schule" hat solche Bilder gemalt. Bilder dieser Art, die leuchten und glühen, gibt es um diese Zeit nur in Frankreich bei Manet und Monet." (Kurt Hogl in Augsburg Journal, April 1983). Verschiedene Formate. Origina-Federzeichnung: Das alte Welserhaus in Augsburg (ca. 20 x 15 cm) Farbradierungen/Aquatinta: Ulrichsmünster in Augsburg (ca. 9 x 7,5 cm) Tränktor in Lauingen (ca. 9,5 x 10 cm) Max Josef Platz in München (ca. 9,5 x 12 cm) Herrengasse in Rothenburg o.T. (ca. 13,5 x 18 cm) Parklandschaft (ohne Titel, Nymphenburg?, ca. 14,5 x 23 cm) München, Mondaufgang bei der Peterskirche (ca. 23,5 x 19,5 cm) Markusturm/Röderbogen in Rothenburg o.T. (ca. 26,5 x 21 cm) Villa d'Este Tivoli b/Rom (ca. 33 x 31 cm) Venedig, Blick vom Dogenpalast auf d. Markuskirche (ca. 20 x 15,5 cm). Augsburg, aus der Jakober Vorstadt (ca. 23 x 16,5 cm). Teils leicht angeränderte breitrandige Blätter. Beigefügt: Kopien von Presseberichten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Kurz]
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        The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp

      Fenn Publishing, Santa Fe 1983 - Lg. wide 4to; tan dec. cloth covered bds in fine cond.; marbled eps, hinges tight and internally clean and bright; SIGNED by author in magic marker on half-title pg; few tiny scattered spots on top edge of text bloc, else fine. A great many color plates and black & white illus. and photos. pp.359; Dj compl. intact, bright and clean save mild sun fading of spine, common with this volume. Lettering on spine still very bright. Dj in archival cover. A beautifully done and beautifully preserved biography of Joseph Henry Sharp, dean ot theTaos artists. Includes many lovely color reproductions of his works along with photographs and illustrations. Written and produced by long-time Santa Fe gallery owner and expert collector, Forrest Fenn. Quite scarce in a signed first and in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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        Libro dei sogni ovvero La Smorfia

      LONGANESI & C., MILANO 1983 - I tascabili del bibliofilo ITALIANO Brossura in cartoncino flessibile, con copertina illustrata. Pagine in buonissimo stato con numerose illustrazioni in nero, fuori testo. 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Alone

      Readymade Music Pubishing Co 1983 - A crisp, very well-preserved copy of the 1983 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with the uncommon Japanese wraparound band (or obi) completely intact. Quarto, rich gravure and color photography thruout by Masayoshi Sukita. Text in both Japanese and English. Also includes publisher's 45 RPM record, in a sleeve affixed to the rear pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        IL PIACERE NELL'ARTE SEDUZIONE AMORE PASSIONE: Testimonianze, riflessioni e confessioni di Dario Bellezza, Piero Chiara, Renato Guttuso, J.M. Lo Duca, Marta Marzotto, Loretta Montagner e Alberto Moravia

      Brugine (Padova): Edizioni 1 + 1, 1983. Printed gold cloth with inset illustration.Very good. 201pp., biblio., glossary, index. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Text in Italian. The catalogue of an auction of erotic art, manuscripts, and artifacts held by the Istituto Fiduciario per l'Arte, at All'Hotel Diana Majestic, Milano, 15/16 April 1983. 1178 items. Conditions of sale and price ranges (12pp. booklet) laid in.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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        Angus cattle.

      1983.(). Oil painting on paper. 20 x 30 inches. Ref: A. DR # 32 1983. Provenance: Roselyne C. Swig. Framed.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Witches

      Farrar Straus Giroux, New York 1983 - Sky blue boards with blue cloth to the spine and yellow and black titles. Internally it is clean and tight with just two small marks on the Half Title page. It is signed by the illustrator Quentin Blake, with no inscription, to the Title page. The dusjacket has slight edge wear and some small closed tears. It is not price clipped ($10.95) and the spine has not faded. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bounteous Ltd]
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        30 maschinenschriftliche Briefe m.U., teils mit hs. Ergänzungen u. Korrekturen von Exilanten an den Journalisten und späteren Antiquar Arnim Borski, nebst weiterführender Korrespondenz (23 Briefe) 1982-1987. kl.8° bis 4°. In 2 Pappkassetten. - Diverse Beigaben.

      - Vorliegend Sammlung von 30 Briefen aus dem Nachlaß des Antiquars Arnim Borski, Briefe, die in den ersten Wochen des Jahres 1983 von deutschen Schriftstellern im Ausland an ihn geschrieben wurden, um auf sein privates Rundschreiben zu antworten: "Borski fragte (1.) nach den Hoffnungen, die geholfen haben, die Bedrohungen und Schwierigkeiten des Exils durchzustehen, (2.) welche Erinnerungen an die Heimat verliert man zuerst und welche überhaupt nicht, (3.) was können Sie als Lebenserfahrung des Exils heutigen jungen Leuten mitteilen, (4.) welche Ihrer literarischen Arbeiten würden Sie empfehlen, um Ihr Schicksal besser zu verstehen? 48 gleichlautende Briefe schickte er an die ihm zugefallenen Adressen von Exilschriftstellern, deren einzige Gemeinsamkeit in ihrer deutschen Heimatsprache lag (neben ihrer Mitgliedschaft im Exil-P.E.N.), 30 Antworten trafen in den nächsten Wochen bei ihm ein. Die Antworten sind so unterschiedlich wie die Schicksale, vor deren Hintergrund sie geschrieben worden sind, Borski zitiert in seinem Nachwort beispielhaft die Antwort von Friedrich Rosenfeld (Feld): 'Emigration ist ein sehr persönliches Problem. Jeden trifft es auf andere Weise. Manche überwinden es, anderen verdunkelt es ihr weiteres Dasein. Und darüber viel reden, ist nicht jedermanns Sache' [.]" (Wilbert Ubbens, Rezension zu unserem Katalog "Briefe aus dem Exil. 30 Antworten auf Fragen von Arnim Borski".

      [Bookseller: Michael Lehr Antiquariat für Literatur]
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        Christine

      Limited edition (Grant, 1983). Signed by Stephen King and the illustrator, Stephen Gervais. One of 1000 copies, of which this is number 216. A couple of small bumps to bottom corners of slipcase. Minor bump to top of spine. A near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar, IOBA]
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        Georges Brassens -

      Editions Du Grésivaudan 1983 -, Raymond CARRANCE - 1 volume. In-folio 396 pp. Sous coffret toilé orné de la signature de Brassens et de Battista en doré. Sous chemise immaculée. Intérieur d'une parfaite blancheur. Illustré de 24 lithographies en couleurs sur double page d'après les peintures originales d'Eric Battista, toutes signées par l'Artiste, lithographiées par Claude Jobin. On joint une photo de E. Battista et G. Brassens. Très rare. Manque les premiers feuillets. Le livre commence à la page 35. ÉDITION ORIGINALE limitée à 300 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 115 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, comprenant 24 lithographies en couleurs.

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        Wieland-Lesebuch

      Insel Verlag, 1983 - Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! X5432 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 259 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GA Document N. 7 Global Architecture

      A. D. A. Edita, 1983. INTERLINGUE 0,82 Copia N. 7 Anno '83 della rivista: GA document, con velature di polvere e marginali mende, ottimo l'aspetto complessivo. I più bei progetti del disegno internazionale, documentazione grafica e fotografica, compendio sull'architettura che esprime il nostro tempo, analisi storica e concettuale dell'architettura contemporanea e d'epoca. Studiosi e critici internazionali forniscono testi approfonditi per informare ulteriormente il lettore delle più aggiornate idee e eventi della professione. Foto di Y. Futagawa, testo in giapponese con traduzione inglese a fronte. In questo numero: T. Ando, P. Rudolf, M. Jahn, ecc. USATO

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        The currency and medals of Newfoundland (Canadian numismatic history series)

      Canada: Published on behalf of the J. Douglas Ferguson Historical Research Foundation by the Numismatic Education Society of Canada. Hardcover. 0969147503 117 pages. Index. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in black and white. Contents include: History of Newfoundland; Merchant Issues; Banks and Bank Notes; Government Notes; Decimal Coinage of Newfoundland; Medals of Newfoundland; Die Consumption Records; Coinage Acts of 1863, 1870, 1887, 1895, 1917, 1944. Light wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket - now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover - bears average wear and bits of soiling to back panel. A quality copy of this wonderful reference. . Very Good. 1983. First Edition.

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        John Piper's Stowe. With a foreword by the artist and commentary by Mark Girouard.

      Hurtwood Press in association with The Tate Gallery, London(1983). First edition, number 21 of 300 numbered copies, each signed by John Piper. Elephant folio (50" x 40"). 47pp. Original publisher's marbled cloth. Printed on 100% rag Fourdrinier paper especially made for the edition at the Rives-Fure Mill of Arjomari-Prioux in France. With fifty colour and duotone plates showcasing Piper's paintings of Stowe in Buckinghamshire, plus a 'visual index' of thumbnail reproductions. The merest hint of wear to the base of the backstrip, else in fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued, although this copy lacking the slipcase. The first fifty copies - of which this is one - were issued with two additional signed prints, but these, alas, are no longer in situ. A quite magnificent book, produced under Rowley Atterbury's Hurtwood Press imprint (Atterbury studied under Berthold Wolpe at Faber and went on to become a pioneer of colour printing and computer typesetting. This is one of a number of his projects which is now deemed to have set new standards in the field). Most uncommon.. Book Condition: Near Fine. Binding: Hardcover

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        Gilles Peress: Telex: Iran / In the Name of Revolution

      Aperture, New York 1983 - First edition (English), first printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated, laminated stiff wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Gilles Peress. Telexed messages by Gilles Peress and Magnum staff. Essay by Gholam-Hossein Sa'edi. Includes a timeline of events, captions to the photographs, and biographies on the contributors. Designed by Gilles Peress, Tarcus, and Claude Nori, with Nan Richardson. 104 pp., with black-and-white plates throughout beautifully printed on heavy paper. 15 x 10-5/8 inches. Scarce. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).]. Near Fine (creases to lower corners of cover, 1/8-inch abrasion to left edge of rear cover and light wear to the extremities; spine uncracked and binding tight). From Parr and Badger: "[Telex: Iran] is one of the key works in what might be termed a postmodern approach to photojournalism, where the photographer seems to critique and comment on his or her purpose whilst trying to fulfill it. Telex: Iran is exemplary in this regard. The book was shot over a five-week period from December 1979 to January 1980, during the Iran 'hostage crisis,' when Islamic fundamentalists, encouraged by the fledgling revolutionary government of the Ayatollah Khomeini, seized the United States Embassy in Tehran and held 52 Americans hostage, in protest at American refusal to return the ousted Shah for trial and certain execution. Peress traveled around Iran, trying to understand both the basis for the revolution and the mindset of a people who were demonized in the US media. His pictures portray not only his attempt to comprehend what was going on, but also the attempts of many of the Iranians he was photographing . Peress does not add traditional, explanatory captions, but instead includes excerpts from the telexes exchanged between himself and the Magnum offices in Paris and New York. These communications, which today would be cellphone text messages or e-mails, give cryptic insights into Peress's understanding of how the story was developing, as well as the practical difficulties facing any photojournalist in a confused and volatile political situation." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Nineteenth century trade binding

      Oxford: Plough Press, 1983. Edition limited to 150 copies (this, no. 65), 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [3]-46, [2]; 27 illustrations in the text; the second volume a portfolio, with a sample brass type, 2 sheets onto which are mounted 16 cloth samples, plus 2 leaves of 71 reproductions of Winterbottom rubbings of cloth samples; original full linen over boards, paper spine labels, t.e.g., together in matching slipcase. Hand-printed by Jonathan Stevenson at the Rocket Press.

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        The Robots of Dawn

      Phantasia Press, Huntington Woods, Michigan 1983 - 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter Y. Full black morocco goat with metal and plastic design elements inset on front board, silver titles and decorations of a metallic robot head, and a metallic positronic brain set in a red and blue ionic setting, metallic endpapers, 8vo, 336 pp. Signed by Asimov in silver ink on a special limitation page; issued without dust jacket or slipcase. In fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der letzte Schrei. Malhaus Düsseldorf, 1983.

       40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Innenansicht eines Atelierraums (Liz Bachhuber) im Düsseldorfer Malhaus kurz vor dem Abriss 1983. Schwarz-Weiss Fotografie, Abzug 2004 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. Versand D: 3,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Deutschland / Germany, Düsseldorf / Düsseldorf, Fotografie / Photography, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Kunst und Fotograf]
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        Christine

      Donald M. Grant, Hampton Falls, NH 1983 - Deluxe Limited Edition, 1 of 1,000 copies. Donald M Grant deluxe signed edition of Stephen King's classic, Christine. The publisher's copy, signed by Stephen King and Stephen Gervais; additionally signed and inscribed by artist Thomas Canty to the original owner: "For Pat, yet another Stephen King volume entrusted to the lad for safe keeping. I hope that you love the design." (Thomas Canty worked as an art director and designer for Donald M. Grant Publisher; his work has been honored with several Hugo nominations, and is the recipient of two World Fantasy Awards.) The book, dust jacket, and slipcase are in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Cycle of the Werewolf w/ Portfolio

      Westland, MI: Land of Enchantment / Christopher Zavisa. Westland, MI, Land of Enchantment / Christopher Zavisa, 1983. Limited Edition. A near fine copy. Presented in the slipcase as issue. The limited edition was published in a run of 350 copies with 100 'collector' copies carrying an additional sketch by Wrightson, there were also 250 'deluxe' copies. The present copy is one of the 250 copies. Signed by King and Wrightson. The portfolio was also limited to 350 copies, with 24 plates, 12 in colour and 12 in black and white. Stephen King offers an 'appreciation' to the verso of the card folder. Signed by both on the folder. A short novel of twelve chapters, each almost stories in their own right and each, of course, tying into the werewolf's cycle. The novel started as a calendar with Wrightson producing the images and King a short vignette but slowly grew into a full story. The spine is a touch faded, with a couple of white spots (a production issue). Some minor rubbing to the spine tips and corners. Slipcase a little bumped and rubbed at the corners. The book is numbered 203/250, the portfolio is 235/350. Illustrations by Berni Wrightson [6042, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1983.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        The History of Middle Earth [Complete 12 Volume Set]

      George Allen and Unwin, London 1983 - First editions, first impressions in a variety of colored cloth boards with gilt stamped spines and inserted plates, V1-4 have top edges stained to match cloth. Allen and Unwin first printings of the first 4 volumes, Unwin Hyman first printings of the second 4 volumes, and Harper Collins first printings of the final 4 volumes; 1983-96. All volumes are in Fine condition and appear unread. V1 has a small label ghost on f.f.e. All are completely unmarked except for V6 which has an inked gift inscription on the front paste down. Jackets are all in Fine condition, some show some rubbing. DJ pricing: V1 no price but price sticker added; V2,4,7 - No price; V3,6,8-12 have UK price; V5 - clipped with publishers price sticker added. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SF & F Books]
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        Christine #615 of 1,000 Signed Limited Editions in slipcase

      West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant(1983). #615 of 1000 Limited Edition copies, signed by Stephen King and by the artist, Stephen Gervais. Fine condition for book, dustjacket and slipcase - they are all as new with no wear or problems and I think the book hasn't been opened except to check the signatures; still very tight, straight and clean, including the page edges. It is bound in bright red cloth with silver gilt lettering and decoration. The price intact dustjacket is in a removable clear mylar protecter and apparently has been from day 1 as it has no wear at all. The red slipcase (matches the book binding color) has no sunning, soiling or rubbing. The trade edition of this book was published by Viking in the same year (1983) as this signed limited edition. The story was also made into a movie in 1983, directed by John Carpenter. ; B&W Illustrations; 544 pages; Signed by Author, 10, 24, 20, F/F. Illustr: Illustrated by Stephen Gervais

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        Run Before the Wind

      W.W. Norton & Company, New York 1983 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        IL PIACERE NELL'ARTE SEDUZIONE AMORE PASSIONE: Testimonianze, riflessioni e confessioni di Dario Bellezza, Piero Chiara, Renato Guttuso, J.M. Lo Duca, Marta Marzotto, Loretta Montagner e Alberto Moravia

      Edizioni 1 + 1, Brugine (Padova) 1983 - 201pp., biblio., glossary, index. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Text in Italian. The catalogue of an auction of erotic art, manuscripts, and artifacts held by the Istituto Fiduciario per l'Arte, at All'Hotel Diana Majestic, Milano, 15/16 April 1983. 1178 items. Conditions of sale and price ranges (12pp. booklet) laid in. Printed gold cloth with inset illustration.Very good

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        Alte Häuserzeile hinter der Katharinenkirche in Hamburg. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand.

      Bildmaß der Darstellung: 50,5, x 40 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), ungerahmt. Öl auf Leinwand auf Keilrahmen, links unten mit *H. Rode, (19)60 * signiert und datiert. Von guter Erhaltung. Verso mit montiertem alten Ausstellungszettel anläßlich der Ausstellung von Werken des Malers in der Hamburgischen Landesbank 1983. ( Literatur u.a. Rump. Hamburger Künstlerlexikon Seite 373 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Candido Ovvero l'Ottimismo

      TORINO: GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, 1983. IED. Brossura. BUONO. 12,5 17. Scrittoti Tradotti da Scrittori USATO

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        Life and Times of Michael K.

      Johannesburg: Ravan Press, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Light spotting to the top edge otherwise fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket with a South African bookseller's sticker on the lower front flap.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.75 in. 250 pp. Booker Prize winner. Coetzee's first Booker, he went on to win another and the Nobel Prize. Signed by Coetzee on title page.

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        The Life and Times of Michael K

      Secker & Warburg, UK 1983 - A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression. The Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded and clean. It is unclipped. It shows a trivial hint of insignificant rubbing to the base of the spine. Looks very sharp. The Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. It shows a touch of trivial bruising to the base of the spine. The pages and closed page edges are clean. No foxing. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. This copy has been flat signed by J M Coetzee to the title page. A lovely copy in a protected wrapper. Paypal accepted. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cheltenham Rare Books]
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