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        Original Photograph By John Reeves

      Toronto, N.D.: John Reeves Livesay, Dorothy 11" x 14" 1983 original silverprint by John Reeves, Titled & Signed by Reeves on the border. In fine condition. $585.00. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Nineteenth Century Trade Binding

      (Oxford): Plough Press, 1983. Tall octavo. 48 pp. From an edition of 100 copies, this is one of forty-five deluxe copies containing an engraved brass binder's tool. Illustrated with twenty-seven text illustrations printed in blue. Wakeman's text on the materials and technique used in nineteenth century bindings is accompanied by a folder containing samples of cloth patterns and leathers, and a metal type slug. The book and the folder are very fine in canvas-covered boards with paper spine labels, housed in a slipcase. T.e.g. Prospectus laid in.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        A1: The Great North Road

      Bristol, UK: Grey Editions (Self-published), 1983 Paperback SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine trade paperback with light wear at the tips. Bottom back tip has a light crease at the corner. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Unpaginated (96 pages); 41 full-page color photographic plates; 11 x 8.5 inches. From an edition limited to 2500 copies. SIGNED BY GRAHAM on the half title. Out of Print. The A1 was the first major road to run the entire length of England. In the late 1950s, with the completion of the faster and more efficient motorway system, the A1 began to atrophy and decay. Graham spent two years completing this documentary on the life and landscape of what had been known as the "Great North Road." These photographs build not only into a significant documentary of the A1, but also weave a picture of England in the 1980s. This is the first of the three books of Graham's work that redefined the European approach to documentary photography. Very influential and very scarce.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        A1. The Great North Road

      Bristol: Grey Editions. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1983). First Edition. Softcover. 0950870307 . Previous owner's inscription on first leaf: "Oxford, England 26-1-84 from Museum of Modern Art". Some rubbing to edges and corners of wrappers. Light creasing to corner of rear wrapper.; Softcover. Dimensions: oblong 280 x 210mm. An important book of British documentary photography.; 4to .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        Tratado de Paleografía Española. Con la colaboración de José Manuel Ruiz Asencio

      Madrid, Espasa Calpe, 1983. Tres volúmenes en folio; I: XXIV-404 pp. de texto. II y III: XXIII pp. y 466 láminas con muestras paleográficas y sus transcripciones correspondientes, más 85 pp. para índices y bibliografía. Encuadernación original en símil piel. Sobrecubiertas.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        The Name of the Rose

      Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanivich, 1983. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover w/ jacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by the Author. Clean text. Light toning to the edges of the text. Front board a little free. Brown embossed boards / beige spine, gold lettering. Dustcover not price clipped. Light shelf wear with a touch of creasing to the top and base of the spine. New mylar cover. Handsome copy. Rare 1st / 1st with all points of issue present.

      [Bookseller: Southern Books]
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        Rugs of the Peasants and Nomads of Anatolia

      Munich: Kunst & Antiquitaten. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket; 10 x 11 Hardback in dustjacket in Near . Fine condition. 1983. Hardcover. Illustrated by 114 color plates; GWO 1195. The best single book on the subject of 19th century piled Turkish village and nomadic rugs. Extensive design and dye information. English text.; 4.5; 356 pp. .

      [Bookseller: RugBooks.com]
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        Topsy and Tim Go on Holiday (Handy Books)

      Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd 1983 - Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: cbookscouk]
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        Pet Sematary (Signed)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1983. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A very good copy in a very good - dust jacket.. Octavo. INSCRIBED by Stephen King to legendary rock band, Journey. First printing with first issue jacket which shows "1982" as the date for Tabitha King's Caretakers on back panel. Basis for the 1989 film of the same name. ~Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Journey- / Best wishes, and keep on rockin'! / Stephen King/ 11/26/83. [underlined]." Cloth slightly rubbed and dust jacket somewhat browned, with wear and chipping to spine and panel edges, a few short tears, and some light soiling to rear panel and front flap. An otherwise very good copy overall. ~A unique and unusual association copy, which marries the legendary author with one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Life and Times of Michael K

      Johannesburg: Ravan Press, 1983. First South African edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First South African edition. This is the true first edition by the author of Disgrace and The Lif and Times of Michael K. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful, unread copy. Winner of the 1983 Booker Prize. Signed by the author on the title page and inscribed to the library of the University of Turku in Finland. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Paul Strand - The Formative Years 1914 - 1917

      New York. The Aperture Foundation. 1983. Plates laid loose into sand linen cloth Portfolio which is further encased in a like linen Solander box. Gilt titled morocco Title Label inset to front cover of box. Tall Folio. 17" x 21 This Edition Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is #120. Portfolio is accompanied by a Text Folio by noted photography critic Ben Lifson and Michael E. Hoffman, former Executive Director of Aperture and bears the stamp of the Paul Strand Archive and Limitation Colophon. Illustrated by 10 hand-pulled, dust-grain photogravures by Paul Strand made from the original glass plates in 1973. Printed by master photogravure printer Jon Goodman,these works were the subject of a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in February 1998. & & The collection is comprised by :& & Still Life, Pear and Bowls, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1916& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 10" X 11 1/4"& & Hudson River Pier, New York, 1914& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 9 1/4" X 12 1/4"& & City Hall Park, New York, 1915& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 13 1/8" X 6 1/4"& & Fifth Avenue, New York, 1915& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 12 1/4" X 8"& & Yawning Woman, New York, 1916& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 12 1/2" X 9 1/2"& & Man, Five Points Square, New York, 1916& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 9 1/2" X 10 1/4"& & From the Viaduct, 125th Street, New York, 1915& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 10" X 12 7/8"& & Railroad Sidings, New York, 1914& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 12 1/2" X 9 1/2"& & From the El, New York, 1917& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 12 3/4" X 9 1/8"& & Abstraction, Porch Shadows, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1916& Paper Size 20" X 16"& Image Size 13" X 9 1/8"& In the earlier years of his formidable career, Paul Strand (1890–1976) was befriended and mentored by Alfred Stieglitz. A fierce proponent of modern art in America, Stieglitz’s infamous 291 Gallery on Fifth Avenue was the first to champion the avant-garde of European and American art and photography. His stewardship of Strand had a profound effect, cultivating in Strand one of the greatest modernist photographers of the era. Aperture has drawn some of his most notable images for this portfolio from the Paul Strand Archive; they include City Hall Park, New York, 1915; From the El, New York, 1917; and Yawning Woman, New York, 1916.& & & & Describing Strand’s oeuvre, Stieglitz said: “In the history of photography there are but few photographers who, from the point of view of expression, have really done much work of any importance. And by importance we mean work that has some relatively lasting quality, that element which gives all art its real significance. . . . The work is brutally direct. Devoid of any flim-flams; devoid of trickery and any ‘ism,’ devoid of any attempt to mystify an ignorant public.”& & A Very Fine, Pristine, As New copy.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Frontier Spirit. Catalog of the Collection of the Museum of Western Art

      Denver, Co.; (1983).: The Museum of Western Art First printing limited to only 500 copies signed and numbered by Foxley. Frontier Spirit, was finished in four different versions, the present copy is one of the finest of all the editions elegantly bound by Harcourt Bindery of Boston in full Harmatan Nigerian Goatskin, raised bands, spine lettering gilt, small color plate mounted to front cover titled "Downing the Nigh Leader" by Frederic Remington, red endpapers, 264p., fully illustrated with 129 full color plates including 6 tipped in. William Foxley is one of five known collector's of major Western Art. For the past 35 years, Bill Foxley, a cattleman, industry innovator and art collector has been acquiring American Western art that spans a period of over 125 years. One of the very finest art books ever produced.. First Edition. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Neverending Story

      New York: Doubleday, 1983. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of wear. Signed by Michael Ende on the half title page. The Neverending Story was originally published in German as "Die unendliche Geschichte" in 1979 and later translated by Ralph Mainheim. It was later adapted to film in 1984 and directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Treason's Harbour

      London: Collins, 1983. First edition. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (price clipped). Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Treason's Harbour

      ST Jame's Place, London: William Collins Sons & Co. [0 00 222169 1] 1983, 1st UK Edition. () 320pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Original rich red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Ends of spine slightly bumped. There is a small yellow stain across long outer edge of text block; else it is clean and tight. In dust jacket, price clipped; the jacket is lightly rubbed with some mild wear to edges. There is a sticker from the previous book seller on front inside fold of jacket. A nice copy. A book in the Aubrey–Maturin series of novels, written by O'Brian, a celebrated English Author. The novels are set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and centred on the friendship of English naval captain Jack Aubrey and the Irish–Catalan physician Stephen Maturin. The 20-novel series is known for its well-researched and highly detailed portrayal of early 19th-century life, as well as its authentic and evocative language..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        BRUCE WEBER - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (WEBER, BRUCE). Weber, Bruce. BRUCE WEBER - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed and Numbered by the Photographer. Pasadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1983. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. Small Folio. Cloth in Jacket, Slipcased. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. np, profusely illustrated in monochrome and duotone gravure. Designed by John Eric Cheim. This is the exquisite first collection in book form of the photographs of the redoubtable Bruce Weber. Unabashedly celebrating youth and athleticism, it is divided into the chapters "Brothers", "Matt Dillon", "Notebook", "Lifeguards", "Clammers", "Hall of Fame", "Jeff (Aquilon)", and "On Leave in Waikiki". A most handsome copy of the exceedingly uncommon deluxe limited slipcased edition of the first printing of this influential book limited to one hundred copies only BOLDLY SIGNED by Bruce Weber in black marker on the title page and NUMBERED 95/100 in black ink on the rear colophon, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 020713&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Death of Venus. Lithographs by Mark Beard. Edited with an introduction by Michael Finegold

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1983. One of 50 copies only on BFK Rives, signed by Beard on the colophon. Page size: 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Bound: loose in original wrappers, as issued, in publisher&#39;s clamshell box of green cloth and silver kid spine designed as a classic column by Gerard Charriere and Carol Joyce, fine. First edition of this previously unpublished manuscript by Sitwell; the original manuscript notebook is in the collection of Paul W. Motter. Mark Beard has created six color lithographs, plus one five-page black and white lithograph, pulled on Arches paper, each signed and numbered by the artist, for this book. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Beard has had exhibitions at the Studio of Lowell Nesbitt, the Ericson Gallery, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and has won awards from the Henry Doll Foundation in New York and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. His work is represented in many distinguished collections, among them: Harvard University and Yale University, The Chase Manhattan Bank, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the New York Public Library, to cite a few. This is the artist&#39;s first livre d&#39;artiste. The lithographs were pulled under the supervision of the artist and publisher at Prasada Press; the text at Wild Carrot Letterpress. A mint copy of this contemporary livre de peintre marking the debut of a major American artist. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/2600.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        HENRI MATISSE. CATALOGUE RAISONNE DE L&#39;OUEVRE GRAVE etabli avec la collaboration de Françoise Garnaud. Preface de Jean Guichard-Meili

      Paris: Claude Duthuit, 1983. 2 volumes. First Edition and Limited to 4883 copies Volume I includes: Eaux-fortes et pointes-sèches; Bois gravés; Monotypes. Volume II includes: Lithographies; Linogravures; Aquatintes; Estampes de reproductions et oeuvres non tirées; Bibliographie; Expositions; Table de Concordance. 4to, publisher&#39;s original finely woven orange-terra-cotta linen, the covers with reproductions of Matisse&#39;s autograph initials, the spines lettered in brown. xxvii, 311, [2]; ix, 379, [4] pp. Very fine copies, both volumes in excellent condition. FIRST EDITIONS OF THE BEST AND MOST COMPLETE OF ALL OF THE WORKS EVER PRINTED ON THE ENGRAVED AND PRINTED WORKS OF MATISSE. A fine set of this monumental work.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        John Lennon: Summer of 1980

      New York: Perigee, 1983. Housed in a custom made clamshell presentation case.. Signed by Yoko Ono. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket [as issued]. Illus. by With Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        The Riddle of the Third Mile [Inspector Morse Series Number Six]

      London: MacMillan, 1983. First Edition, [First Printing] . Hardcover. ______ Condition Summary: (Very Good+/Very Good+) A tidy copy which is SIGNED and INSCRIBED (For John Atkinson - Most faithful fan of Inspector Morse!) by Colin Dexter on the title page, in a tidy dust jacket. ______ All notable faults: Book has light browning on the pages. Dust jacket has light fading on the spine and browning on the edges. 15499. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing] [5 specific points have been used to verify the edition of this book and are available on request. [Cooper and Pike, page 112 to 113]] .

      [Bookseller: Kirkland Books Ltd]
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        Yazz; Navajo Painter

      Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1983. 76p. A fine copy designed by Michael Hollar for the Northland Press limited to 100 copies of which is number 13 signed by Beatien Yazz in a dark blue spine with light blue cloth and in a light blue slipcase with an original piece of art. separately housed in a blue folder. Art is of a stark winter tree with snow beautifully painted and signed by Beatien Yazz. Usually the art has been framed and thus most copies when available lack the original art.. Cloth. Fine. 0blong Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        A Time for Choosing: The Speeches of Ronald Reagan

      Chicago: Regnery Gateway, 1983. First printing of the first edition. Signed by Ronald Reagan. Book in fine condition; in a very good to near fine dust jacket, with faint (handwriting) indentations to front cover and mild edge wear.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        PAUL STRAND The Formative Years 1914-1917 [Text by Ben Lifson and Michael E. Hoffman]

      New York: For the Aperture Foundation at the Stinehour Press and Atelier de Taille Douce, 1983. LIMITED EDITION, this being one of only thirty Artist Proof copies numbered in Roman of a total printing of only 330 numbered copies. Illustrated with 10 hand-pulled, dust-grain photogravures by Paul Strand made from the original 1916-1917 glass plates produced by Strand himself. They were pulled using the Talbot-Klic process by master printer Jon and printed under his supervision at Atelier de Taille Douce in Switzerland. Elephant folio, presented as issued in the original portfolio case of gray fabric covered boards designed and produced for the work by Tray Parrot, Inc., the upper cover with a leather label lettered in gilt, the plates with guards individually laid within the portfolio binding sleeve. six leaves of text, 10 plates numbered by hand in pencil and tissue guards. A pristine copy and set of plates, as mint in every way. FIRST EDITION AND VERY RARE. ONE OF ONLY 30 ARTIST PROOF COPIES, AND THIS SET WITH EXCELLENT PROVENANCE HAVING BEEN GIVEN TO HAVEN O&#39;MORE BY MICHAEL HOFFMAN, the longtime director of the Aperture Foundation,the publisher of fine art photography books and Aperture magazine. The ten plates selected and presented here were made using the dust-grain technique, hand pulled on the presses of the Atelier de Taille Douce (Saint-Prex, Switzerland). The text was set in Monotype Bembo and printed by The Stinehour Press. Describing Strand&#146;s oeuvre, Stieglitz said: &#147;In the history of photography there are but few photographers who, from the point of view of expression, have really done much work of any importance. And by importance we mean work that has some relatively lasting quality, that element which gives all art its real significance. . . . The work is brutally direct. Devoid of any flim-flams; devoid of trickery and any &#145;ism,&#146; devoid of any attempt to mystify an ignorant public.&#148; Haven O&#39;More was Director of the Institute of Traditional Science and was, as author and contributor, published by the Aperture Foundation. He is perhaps most reknown for assembling one of the greatest private libraries of the 20th Century, the famed "Garden" collection of books and manuscripts.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Ceramica Decorativa dalle origini al Novecento

      Published by Franco Maria Ricci, Milan and Printed in Parma First Edition 1983. Milan 1983. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original beautiful black silk covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour onlay and gilt lettering to the front cover. Folio 12&#39;&#39; x 12&#39;&#39;. The handmade paper has been specially made at Fabriano in the pietro Miliani papermill. Contains 222 printed pages of English and Italian text with stunning full-page tipped-in colour plates, smaller tipped-in colour plates throughout, full-page colour photographs on black coated paper, tipped-in colour colophon. Number 2416 of 3000 Limited Edition copies bound in silk. Loosely inserted is a &#39;Controllato, Checked, Controlé&#39; card. Fine condition book in Fine condition matching black clamshell box with paper title label to the spine of the box, unused and unopened new book. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 8821610047

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Small archive including HIPPOCRENE, MATOAKA, THE KINGFISHER, WHAT THE LIGHT WAS LIKE, ARCHAIC FIGURE, and THE SILENCE OPENS, some signed, others with notes laid in, typed poem DUNDEE

      New York: Knopf and others, 1983 . First editions . Most fine or near fine condition, some with folds from mailing. . FOR SALE, AS A LOT ONLY: a unique group of items with a significant association to Clampitt&#39;s life. Included are four of her hardcover books published by Knopf - The Kingfisher, What the Light Was Like, Archaic Figure and The Silence Opens. Kingfisher is a 2nd printing (before publication), the rest are first printings; none have dust jackets (possibly as sent by the publisher or possibly removed by the recipient.) Tipped onto the front endpaper of &#39;The Kingfisher&#39; is a small handwritten note "For Harold Guthrie - who opened the excitements of English poetry for me so many years ago, and whose friendship I treasure - with thanks and best wishes always." SIGNED by Clampitt in full and dated in December 1982. &#39;Archaic Figure&#39; and &#39;What the Light Was Like&#39; have tipped-in printed cards from the publisher stating "with the compliments of the author" (one of those cards has "Harold Guthrie "handwritten on it); &#39;The Silence Opens&#39; has a similar card, loosely laid in.& Also included is a brief typed signed note dated in December 1983, referring both to seeing Guthrie recently and to the limited edition broadside of "Hippocrene" which she was sending as a Christmas greeting. The note also states that she is enclosing a poem "that comes out of my brief visit to Scotland." The photocopied typed poem "Dundee: A Homage" fills one side of an 8 1/2 by 11 inch sheet (folded in four for mailing). Hippocrene is on a single sheet 17" by 11" folded to make 4 page broadside, printed in an edition of 220 copies on the occasion of the poet reading at Bennington College in November 17, 1983. It has an additional fold line across the middle (probably to fit in a smaller envelope for mailing) - As far as we have been able to determine, "Dundee" has not been published in book form, at least -& The final item is a copy of "Matoaka: A Poem in Celebration of the Tercentary of the College of William and Mary College in Virginia" in 1993. This is INSCRIBED by Clampitt to Guthrie &#39;with longtime and continuing esteem&#39; and dated in February, 1993. While Clampitt started writing poetry seriously in the 1970&#39;s, and had been published in magazines, including the New Yorker, as well as publishing the chapbook &#39;Multitudes, Multitudes,&#39; it was the appearance of her first collection with Knopf - The Kingfisher - in 1983, when she was already in her 60&#39;s, that brought her acclaim. This lot covers the entire span of Clampitt&#39;s most productive last years before her death - and they are evidence on an on-going and warm relationship with the teacher from her hometown of New Providence, Iowa, the teacher whom she honored publicly in 1984 when she wrote (at the end of &#39;A Homage to John Keats&#39;): "I & wish to . . . pay tribute to Harold Guthrie, in whose class at New Providence, Iowa, I had my introduction to the poetry of Keats." The two very uncommon published items, as well as the short notes and the poem "Dundee", make this lot interesting in itself, but the real value lies in the spirit behind these gifts and notes to Guthrie - her teacher more than 40 years before.

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        Eye and Camera

      Orde Levinson,, 1983. Image size: 45.1 x 66.5 cm. Sheet size: 56 x 76 cm. Etching on Grand Velin Arches 300 gsm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame. Edition of 75. Signed lower right in pencil by Piper, numbered lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Roger Brown: Sketchbook 1982 (Limited Edition, Signed)

      New York: Styra Studio, 1983. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to. Faux morocco over boards, in matching silver-lettered slipcase; unpaginated (24 leaves), with 23 compositions. Limited edition of 60 copies, signed and numbered (48/50) by Brown on the colophon (the remaining 10 copies are the artist&#39;s and printer&#39;s proofs). Book and slip case are without flaw, appearing new. An important figure in the Chicago Imagists movement, renowned artist and collector Roger Brown creates a sketchbook comprised of newspaper articles, ads and, of course, drawings and notes in the artist&#39;s own hand. Illustrated throughout in b/w, with 6 images taped in.

      [Bookseller: Barnes & Noble Collectibles NYC]
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        Songbirds I & II. Two Volumes

      Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press. 1983 and 1984. One of 150 copies each, both volumes with the same number, two portfolios of 15 hand water-colored etchings each, totaling 30 hand-colored etchings, signed and numbered by the artist, Alan James Robinson, with hand-written names of birds, all on cream Arches paper. Page size: 8-1/2 x 11-1/8 inches; 18 leaves. Bound: loose in 1/4 gray morocco leather and tan cloth over boards clamshell box with light blue label stamped in gold with the title and date and the sea turtle logo of Cheloniidae Press within a gilt rule; box by Grey Parrot, fine. Each etching is a portrait of the male and female bird, laid into a light blue Fabriano paper folder and is accompanied by a titlepage, half title, and colophon printed by Harold Patrick McGrath at Hampshire Typothetae. Each titlepage and colophon includes a hand-colored woodengraving by Alan James Robinson of one of the birds included in the portfolio (in another view of the species). In Volume I the birds included are: Blue Jay, Robin, Wood thrush, Cedar Waxwing, Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Chickadee, Titmouse, Rose- breasted Grosbeak, Hooded Warbler, Goldfinch, Meadowlark, Red Crossbill, Mockingbird, and Bewick&#39;s Wren. Included in Volume II are: Bluebird, Oriole, Towhee, Brown Thrasher, Vireo, Scarlet Tanager, Ovenbird, Catbird, Starling, Kinglet, Yellow-throated Warbler, Evening Grosbeak, Junco, Bobolink, and White-throated Sparrow. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10378.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Die Familie Blessing Und Das Orchestrion: Entstehung Und Entwicklung Der Orchestrion-Industrie in Unterkirnach Im Schwarzwald

      Degener 1983 - German language trade paperback is very good plus with shelfwear. A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Henry Koerner From Vienna to Pittsburgh The Art of Henry Koerner

      Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Trd), Pittsburgh, 1983. Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. ISBN: 0880390050 Exhibition Catalogue. May 28-July 31, 1983 at Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh . B/Color illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 85 pp

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1925). Frosch. Radierung. 1983. Signiert, datiert '12.9.83', numeriert. 24,5 x 20 cm.,

      1983 - Gottorf 193.- Eines von 100 Exemplaren.- Neben der Darstellung eines Frosches das japanische Schriftzeichen des Namens Naoaki Sakamoto, der Papierhändler und Janssen-Freund aus Tokio. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Name of the Rose

      NY: HBJ. (1983). The advance reading copy of the first American edition of this medieval mystery -- an unlikely bestseller by a postmodern scholar and semiotician that was made into a successful Hollywood film. The book is essentially a bibliomystery set in 14th-century Italy, which sold over 400,000 copies in Italy and became a bestseller throughout Europe before being translated into English and published in the U.S. and U.K. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Recipient&#39;s name and an address on the half title; the copy appears read; very good in wrappers. The first printing of the U.S. trade edition is moderately scarce; the advance reading copy is very scarce, and signed copies of it are virtually unobtainable. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Sette Anni Di Desiderio, Cronache 1977-1983 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Milano: Bompiani. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 8845209555 . First Edition/First Printing, "I edizione Bompiani ottobre 1983", gilt-stamped red cloth in unread Fine condition in alike pictorial dustjacket. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi. Contursi A024a. An uncommonly rare copy, signed by Umberto Eco directly on the title page ; Articles and essays selected from Il costume di casa and Dalla periferia dell&#39;impero which consisted of writings originally published in various periodicals. In the original Italian language. Parts ofSette Anni Di Desiderio were later translated into English and published in Faith in Fakes in England and Travels in Hyperreality in the US, together with elements from Sugli Specchi e Altri Saggi .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Exilforschung: Ein Internationales Jahrbuch. No. 1 - No. 28 (1983 - 2010, complete)

      Munich: Edition Text + Kritik, 1983-2010. Together, 28 octavo volumes. Original printed card wrappers. Condition uniformly fine - free of markings or significant wear. Texts entirely in German.& & A complete run through 2010 of this important annual publication devoted to German Exile Literature primarily of the Thirties and Forties. Each yearbook is an edited volume of essays on a particular theme, as follows: & & 1- Stalin und die Intellektuellen :: 2- Erinnerungen ans Exil, kritische Lektüre der Autobiographien nach 1933 :: 3- Gedanken an Deutschland im Exil :: 4- Das jüdische Exil :: 5- Fluchtpunkte des Exils :: 6- Vertreibung der Wissenschaften :: 7- Publizistik im Exil :: 8- Politische Aspekte des Exils :: 9- Exil und Remigration :: 10- Künste im Exil :: 11- Frauen und Exil. Zwischen Anpassung und Selbstbehauptung :: 12- Aspekte der künstlerischen inneren Emigration :: 13- Kulturtransfer im Exil :: 14- Rückblick und Perspektiven :: 15- Exil und Widerstand :: 16- Exil und Avantgarden :: 17- Sprache - Identität - Kultur :: 18- Exile im 20. Jahrhundert :: 19- Jüdische Emigration zwischen Assimilation und Verfolgung, Akkulturation und jüdischer Identität :: 20- Metropolen des Exils :: 21- Film und Fotografie :: 22- Bucher, Verlage, Medien :: 23- Autobiografie und Wissenschaftliche Biografik :: 24- Kindheit und Jugend im Exil - Ein Generationenthema :: 25- Ubersetzung als transkultureller Prozess :: 26- Kulturelle Räume und asthetische Universalität :: 27- Exil, Entwürzelung, Hybridität :: 28- Gedachtnis des Exils, Formen der Erinnerung.

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        A Book of Small Flies, by Rene Harrop, Poul Jorgensen, Eric Leiser, John Merwin, S. A. Neff, Jr. , and Ernest Schwiebert. Frontispiece by Al Barker

      Arlington VT: Isaac Oelgart. Fine. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Miniature; Miniature; Two volumes bound in full Hewitt niger, gilt tooled, with cloth covered slipcase. Volume I: 105, [1]p., colored frontispiece. Volume II: double shadow box containing eight miniature flies, two each tied by Schwiebert, Jorgensen, Harrop and Neff. Binding is 7.6 by 5.6 cm, pages are 7.3 by 5.6cm. **Related materiials include the 8vo prospectus with mounted title page and stitched in single-sided sheet containing "Contents" and page 7, one of 400 copies. Also a "thankyou" in the form of a colored etching initialed by the artist, with one page of text, same size as the book, and another etching, horizontal format, colored and initialed. All, other than the prospectus, being one of 60 numbered sets. **Bradbury p.167 #1. Hand O-47. .

      [Bookseller: HJHurley]
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        A Book of Small Flies. [With essays] by Rene Harrop, Poul Jorgensen, Eric Leiser, John Merwin, S.A. Neff, Jr., and Ernest Schwiebert

      Arlington, Vermont: Isaac Oelgart, 1983. First edition, one of a total edition of 60 copies, only 47 available for sale. 2 vols., 64mo (2-7/8 x 2-1/4 inches). Illustrated with decorations by Elisabeth Hyder, with an original frontispiece etching by Al Barker. Vol. I is text; Vol.II displays 8 mounted flies tied by Schwiebert, Harrop, Jorgensen, and Neff. Original full brown morocco, gilt, by Gray Parrot. Fine in original cloth slipcase. With prospectus. Litchfield 128; Hurley , A Checklist of Miniature Angling Books, #26 . A splendid little item, printed in brown and black, with a hand-colored plate by Al Barker as frontispiece to the text volume. The flies, all on size 20 hooks, are "Rusty Spinner" & "Olive Spinner" tied by Schwiebert, "Baetis Nymph" & "Microcaddis Pupa" tied by Jorgensen, "Slate/Tan No Hackle" & "Quill Gordon" tied by Harrop, "ANt" & "Beetle" tied by Neff. Uncommon and beautiful

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Life & Times of Michael K

      South Africa: Raven Press, 1983.. First edition of the author&#39;s first Booker Prize-winning novel. Octavo. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. "So purifying to the senses that one comes away feeling that one&#39;&#39;s eye has been sharpened, one&#39;&#39;s hearing vivified." (The New York Times Book Review)

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Life & times of Michael K,

      Ravan Press, Johannesburg, 1983 - Johannesburg, Ravan Press 1983, 250 S., OPbd. m. OU., EA, vom Autor signiert, ausgestrichener Name auf Vorsatz Sprache: en [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Rüger]
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        The Robots of Dawn

      Huntington Woods, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1983. 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter Q. 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. In pristine, very fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Fine.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT. And Other Poems. Original Manuscript and typescipts

      Arena. Published by Arrow books. London.,1983. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5 inches). Paperback. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Steve Maguire. A very good copy with some minor rubbing to the edges but generally bright and tight. ---- With; A folder containing five A4 typescript and partial manuscript leaves of poems by Clarke that feature in the book, all in an early form and different from the published version, some quite substantially so. Number 1. Spilt Beans. -- 47 line poem. 31 lines (4 stanzas) typescript and the final 16 lines manuscript in JCC's hand in green ink. This version is very different to the published text. --- Number 2. Salome (published as Salome Maloney). 40 Line poem in 10 typed stanzas. This version substantially different to the published version. --- Number 3. Readers Wives. 20 line poem. 16 lines (4 stanzas) typed and four lines in JCC hand in green ink. There is a line and arrow showing the manuscript verse belongs between the second and third typed verses. This has some minor differences to the published version. --- Number. 4. Psycle Sluts (part 2). 54 lines (7 stanzas) typed. This has minor differences to the published version. --- Number 5. Bronze Adonis. 74 lines (8 stanzas) typed on 2 sides of the sheet. This has minor differences from the published version, and, more importantly, a whole 10 line stanza (the last) that was not published. Also included in the folder are 9 photographic reproductions of Steve Maguire's illustrations. Formerly the property of Writer and Publisher Jay Landesman (1919 - 2011).:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Four Great Castles Caernarfon - Conwy - Harlech - Beaumaris (Gregynog)

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 1983 In its grey card covers with tooling to edges, gilt shield of Sir Otto de Grandison to top cover. Spine has title in black ink. Internally, NO inscriptions, title page has a coloured cut of Sir Otto de Grandison&#39;s shield by Gerald Cobb, [6], (v-vi), 70 pp, [1], 8 atmospheric plates by David Woodford printed by him on his own etching press in Nant Ffrancon in Snowdonia, with its black buckram slipcase. An edition limited to just 150 copies bound by Desmond Shaw, as this is. There were also 15 specials bound by James Brockman. Published to mark the 750th anniversary of Edward 1&#39;s castle building in Wales. (Esslemont/Hughes Gwasg Gregynog 7)

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