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        Das Fest-Epistolar Friedrichs des Weisen. Handschrift Ms. El. F. 2 aus dem Bestand der Universitätsbibliothek Jena. Herausgegeben von Rainer Behrends. Kommentare von Irmgard Kratzsch und Rainer Behrends.

      Gütersloh, Edition Opera Aeterna im Prisma Verlag,, 1983 - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 9500 Samtbezogener Holzdeckeleinband mit einer farbigen Miniatur unter Glas, 4 Wappen-Medaillons aus Metall, 4 erhaben gestaltete Metall-Medaillons, verzierten Eckbeschlägen, 2 verzierten Schliessen. 38 farbige Faksimile-Blätter, teils mit Miniaturen, Initialen und Rankenschmuck und Kommentarband mit 100 Textseiten und 56 Abbildungen auf Tafeln. In samtausgeschlagener Präsentationskassette.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Margaret Thatcher at the Hurlingham Club. Michael Grylls and Margaret Thatcher look at their raffle tickets. 09/06/1983.

      - 745 x 520mm. Giclà e Print using Archival pigment inks on Hahnemüle Fine Art Pearl 285gsm paper. Limited edition of 10 numbered copies signed by the photographer. Alan Davidson is a press photographer based in London for more than 30 years, Alan has photographed the rich, the famous, the before-they-were-famous to those that have fallen from grace. Going through his vast archive, with new treasures found within the old brown manilla envelopes, reads like a who's who of the great and good (and the very bad) of London society. Cinema stars rub shoulders with pop stars, royalty with politicians. Working from the late 1960s to the present day Alan remembers the days before celebrities became surrounded by 30 young publicists and before there were 50 photographers at every event you went to, allowing him to take intimate and relaxed portraits, unlike the anodyne syndicated press shots of today. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Art/Life : communication for the creative mind ; the original limited edition monthly [Lot of 31 Issues]

      Santa Barbara, California: Joe Cardella, 1983. Each volume: Clear, acetate covers with black plastic grip slide at spine. Title information printed on front cover in black. Nearly all contents printed on recto side only. Unpaginated with approximately 35 to 40 pages in each issue. Contents includes various kinds of paper, fabric, stamps, buttons, beads, ribbons, postage stamps, photographs, drinking straw, etc.; heavy at 30 pounds and will require extra postage. ART/LIFE began in 1981 as a "conceptual exchange" between a global community of artists [and poets]. Unique in its approach, ART/LIFE sources each page directly from the artist with little restriction on subject or medium. Submitted content represents a variety of international contributors and ranges from silkscreened, stamped and photocopied prints to original drawings and collages, pressed foliage, photographs, a Sweet-n-Low packet, and things much stranger. Creator and publisher Joe Cardella curated, assembled and distributed limited editions of 100 to 200 copies every month for 25 years. The result is a varied visual transcript of the dialogue between artists in the 1980s and 1990s." - elmo academy art.edu. Each issue is comprised entirely of original poetry and fine art, hand signed by each contributing artist. Cardella himself contributed several pieces for each issue. Some are numbered, although the numbers do not necessarily correspond to the number of the issue as a whole, written on each title page. Each volume a unique, quirky work of art in its own right. The issues in this lot are as follows: Volume 3: Nos. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9; Volume 5: Nos. 2 through 10; Volume 6: Nos. 5, 7, 10; Volume 7 (Complete): Nos. 1 through 11; Volume 8: Nos. 1 through 3. VG, clean copies with no tears and all contents secure.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        Il frassino.

      

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        The Crampton Locomotive

      M. Sharman 1983 - Book VG. D/j good (small amount of edge curling and tiny scratches). Oblong. 151pp. (152 numbered, one blank). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Uecker. (grossformatiger Bildband) Monographien zur Kunst der Gegenwart;

      Stuttgart : Klett-Cotta 1983 - 268 Seiten, vorw. Abb. Schnitt und Einband leicht staubschmutzig, Rückensignatur, ordnungsgemäß vorne ausgestempelt, ansonsten ein gepflegtes, gut erhaltenes Buch aus teilaufgelöster Bibliothek einer großen deutschen Medienanstalt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Histoires d'O. Les Trains [ Lot de 33 numéros du n°1 de décembre 1983 au n°34 d'octobre 1990 sauf le numéro 29 ] Bulletin de liaison des amateurs du O

      33 numéros in-4 br. (d'abord en feuillets puis thermocollés et enfin brochés), Histoires d'O. Les Trains, 1987-1990 Rare ensemble réunissant la tête de collection de cette revue de maquettisme ferroviaire (manque seulement le numéro 29 sur les 34 premiers numéros). Bon exemplaire. Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        TRATADO DE PALEOGRAFIA ESPAÑOLA. Ed. en colaboración con José Manuel Ruiz Asencio.

      Espasa Calpe, Madrid 1983 - 3 vols. 30x23'5. Texto: XXIVp, 403p. Láminas: 2 vols. de aprox. las mismas páginas que el de texto con láminas y transcripciones. Encuad. edit. con sobrecubs.

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Aftermath of Lengthy Rejection Slip (with Signed Publisher's Prospectus)

      Blackrose Editions 1983 - Copy 45 of 150 numbered copies issued along with 26 lettered copies; signed by Bukowski in black ink on back cover with heart-shaped sun, dog, flower (?), and lil' Buk doodles. Large single sheet folded to create four pages. First book publication of a story originally published in Story magazine in 1944. Near Fine with very faint stain on top edge of front cover. A nice copy. Includes Bukowski's recollections of the publication of the story on the rear cover and a reproduction of one of Story editor Whit Burnett's letters on front cover as well as the complete story.Also includes the publisher's prospectus for this limited edition, signed by Bukowski on the front cover (number 1 of 15 such copies), hand-drawn Buk with jug doodle on verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        DIE AUSSENPOLITIK DER TURKEI IN BEIDEN WELTKRIEGEN ESTRATTO DALL' VIII CONGRESSO TURCO

      TURK TARIH KURUMU BASIMEVI, 1983. TEDESCO 0,02 Pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale morbida, leggermente ingiallita e con lievissima fioritura USATO

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        Kells, Susannah; Cornwell, Bernard A CROWNING MERCY Signed US HCDJ 1st/1st NF

      Viking. Hardcover. SIGNED American first edition, first printing. Signed on the inside title page as Susannah Kells. Published by Viking in 2003. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. ; Signed by Author All books are marked down 35% until December 31, 2016. Start stocking up on Christmas presents now! . Fine. 1983. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: The Book Scouts]
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        Mittelmeerlandschaft I.

      Farbradierung signiert und bezeichnet " epreuve d'artist " 1983 - Aufl. 90 Exemplare, 19 x 17 cm Malerei und Graphik, KR 195 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Ohne Titel.

      [Wien], -, o. J. [um 1983]. - Mischtechnik, Öl mit Ölkreide. 98 x 68 cm. Gerahmt. Mit einer eighd. Signatur. - Kaletsch, (1957- ), studierte an der Wiener Hochschule für angewandte Kunst bei Oswald Oberhuber und an der Akademie der bildenden Künste bei Arnulf Rainer. In den 1980er Jahren gehörte er wie die "Jungen Wilden" zu der Generation von erfolgreichen Malern, die neue Wege für die figurative Malerei suchten: "Man bleibt vor seinen Bildern stehen und sucht in ihnen, ohne zu wissen, nach was man eigentlich Ausschau hält. Nach und nach entwickeln sich vor dem Auge konkrete Formen, an denen der Blick hängenbleibt ." (Zitat). - Die Abbildung zeigt einen Ausschnitt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Why I Live Where I Live

      Contre Coup Press, University City, MO 1983 - 8 leaves (2 blank). An essay that first appeared in Esquire, published in an edition of just 30 copies. Undoubtedly Elkins toughest book, especially considering that 9 copies are recorded in libraries (WorldCat). First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Signed by the printer on the colophon and while not called for, by Elkin on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Hot Water Music

      Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press. F. 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, #75/500 copies numbered and signed by Bukowski on the colophon page.. Quarter bound in black cloth & cream colored decorate d boards. 8vo size, 221pp. A Fine copy in a Fine clear acetate dj. Also Laid-in is a 16" X 10" folded promotional broadside from the publish ers for this book. Outside of the folds, the broadside is in fine condition. .

      [Bookseller: Dearly Departed Books]
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        One Bear Climbing: Pop-up Book (Little learner pop-up books)

      Collins, 1983. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Broadway. SIGNED.

      New York/Rotterdam, A. Jan Henderikse-Uitgeverij/Uitgeverij Bébert Edition, 1983. Corrugated cardboard with ribbon ties, 11,7 x 36,3 cms., leporello consisting of title-page + accordion-folded sheets containing b/w photographs (cross-sections, 3 pictures per page) showing perspectives of New York's Broadway by walking. Artist's book. Including Manhattan BUS MAP, inserted in rear pocket. Broadway is a book about Broadway, Manhattan, starting downtown in the financial district, then moving uptown to Soho, Times Square, the Upper West Side, Harlem, Sugar Hill and Inwood to Spuyten Duyvil, which separated Manhattan from the Bronx. "En nu dus BROADWAY. Zo'n 250 straten lang. Dat houdt in zo'n 250 foto's. 3 op een pagina. Fijn uitgevoerd in Harmonica stijl (...)." This rather general indication of the number of plates may indicate that the number of plates per copy can vary (according i.a. to the artist). From an edition of 100 signed copies only sold in Europe, this being signed in pencil by Henderikse on front panel. There was another edition of 100 for the U.S.A., unsigned. Henderikse, Jan.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        Songbirds

      Cheloniidae Press. Fine. 1983. Limited Edition. Portfolio. Portfolio housed in a quarter pale green leather and oatmeal cloth tray case made by Gary Parrot. Eighteen loose oblong sheets measuring 8.5 x 11 inches. Prints are laid into separate blue paper wrappers and are housed together in a chemise which in turn is laid into the tray case. Minor fading to leather back strip on case. Set also contains an original watercolor and pencil drawing signed by Robinson. Special artist's proof copy, limited to 50 copies, of which this is number 8. In addition to the normal suite of 15 signed watercolor etchings, this set also includes hand-colored, wood-engraved title and colophon pages. The title page and colophon were printed at Hampshire Typothetae, West Hatfield by Harold McGrath. Birds included in this beautiful set are: Blue Jay, Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Woodthrush, Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Chickadee, Titmouse, Rose-brested Grosbeak, Hooded Warbler, Goldfinch, Meadowlark, Red Crossbill, Mockingbird and Bewick's Wren. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Artist .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA ]
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        Broadsides]: 10 Hip Hop Flyers

      New York 1983 - A collection of 10 early and scarce New York hip hop party flyers from 1979-1983 designed by Buddy "The King of Flyers" Esquire. The flyers feature some of the earliest hip hop innovators including Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Four, Grand Wizard Theodore, Treacherous 3 (with Kool Moe D), Cold Crush Bros., and others. Printed on a range of different color sheets, typically measuring 8.5 x 11", with one measuring 6.5" x 8.5", and another measuring 14" x 8" and printed on both sides. Overall about fine with some very light edgewear and one with two light creases from being folded.Hip hop grew out of the party scene in and around the South Bronx and evolved as it spread across New York in the mid- to late-1970s and early 1980s with many of the innovators clustered together and often sharing the same bill. Most of the early performances were held at small, local get-togethers at parks, boys clubs, police athletic organizations, and roller skating rinks. Without means of mainstream advertising these events relied on flyers distributed by hand around the neighborhood, posted on store windows, and given to students in order to tout the next show.Nearly all the hip hop flyers were handmade by performers, promoters, or artists from the local neighborhoods. The premiere maker was Buddy Esquire, a former graffiti writer, who crafted his first flyer in the summer of 1977. Following a stint painting denim jeans and jackets, he began to seriously focus on flyers starting in November 1978, producing more than 300 flyers over his career. Many of his earliest flyers featured various typefaces with increasingly elaborate borders in a style he referred to as "neo deco." Later he began introducing photos and artwork to the flyers, often created by his brother, Eddie Ed.Esquire's very earliest flyers were produced via mimeograph but that gave way to photo offset printing paid for by show promoters who started to organize larger and more elaborate shows. His flyers were usually produced in little over a day for shows that occurred the same week. They were not meant to last past the show they were advertising and most were discarded immediately, making any hip hop flyer from this era quite rare.A wonderful collection of flyers documenting the early development of what is now considered one of the most dominant musical genres.Flyers:1. 1979 Sweethearts Ball. 1979. Pink sheet printed recto only. Measuring 8.5" x 11". Fine. A Jazzy Dee Production's flyer for a Valentine's Day party held on February 16, 1979 featuring The Funky 4 with Rahiem, Breakout, and DJ Baron at the 3rd Avenue Ballroom.2. Disco History Audubon Sparkle 6 D.J.s Convention. [1979]. Green sheet printed recto only. Measuring 8.5" x 11". Fine. A flyer featuring a packed bill of performers held on December 8, 1979 featuring The Funky Four M.C.s, Lovebug Starski, DJ Mean Gene, DJ Theodore, Kool DJ A.J., and others.3. Mandiplite Presents: The Grand Master Flash Show. 1980. A white sheet printed recto only. Measuring 8.5" x 11". About fine with touch of wear. A flyer for the July 12, 1980 show headlined by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, who released their single, "Freedom," a month later. They were supported by Grand Wizzard Theodore, who is credited with inventing scratching, and Master Scott, who, later with the Dynamic Three, recorded the hip hop classic, "The Roof is on Fire."4. T-Connection Presents: Grand Wizzard Theodore. 1980. Yellow sheet printed recto only. Measuring 6.5" x 8.5". Fine. An October 18, 1980 gig by Grand Wizzard Theodore with Fantastic 5, and special guest, Baron.5. Mandiplite & Remington Boys Club Presents. 1980. White sheet printed recto only. Measuring 8.5" x 11". Near fine with two light folds. A holiday show held on December 12, 1980 with Treacherous 3, featuring Kool Moe D, and Dip Lite Inc., with an apology for the last show being cancelled.6. R.J. Prod. Presents Rollerdam Skating Rink. 1981. Yellow sheet printed recto only. Measuring 11" x 8.5".

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        LES QUATRAINS VALAISANS. Gravures originales de Palézieux - (Avec suite sur Chine)

      - Lausanne, André et Pierre Gonin, 1983. En feuillets sous double emboitage: 19 x 25 cm, 32 ff. + 11 pl. Édition illustrées de 11 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Palézieux, imprimées à l'Atelier de St- Prex sous la dir. de Pietro Sarto. Tirage limité à seulement 155 exemplaires, tous justifiés par la signatures de l'artiste et des éditeurs. Celui-ci, un des 15 sur Japon nacré comportant une SUITE SIGNÉE SUR CHINE (no. 5). Rarissime exemplaire en parfait état. Daulte, Palézieux, III, no. 470-480 La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 6000 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        More Goon Cartoons.

      London: M. and J. Hobbs, in association with Michael Joseph, 1983.. INSCRIBED First edition. Illustrated by Michael Clarke. Quarto. Publisher's illustrated boards. Inscribed by Milligan to copyright page with a charming doodle of a flower. Near fine, very minor edgewear. Internally clean.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Sur Year I, No 1 (10 June 1983) through Year I, No 7 (December 1983) (all published)

      A complete run in 7 issues of the left-wing Uruguayan news and culture magazine, directed by Gabriel Gadea Sellanes and Mario Soca Rabaza, containing articles, essays, and opinion pieces on various topics including the economy, voting and elections, the Pope, sports, theater, humor, film, Pinochet, education, wildlife poaching and trafficking, and others. Illustrated throughout with reproductions from black-and-white photographs. 4to. Orig. illustrated stapled wrpps. Montevideo 1983. The publication of Sur was suppressed by the government. As of June 2017, WorldCat locates four holdings in North American institutions.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Sur. Year I, No. 1 (10 June 1983) through Year I, No. 7 (December 1983) (all published)

      A complete run in 7 issues of the left-wing Uruguayan news and culture magazine, directed by Gabriel Gadea Sellanes and Mario Soca Rabaza, containing articles, essays, and opinion pieces on various topics including the economy, voting and elections, the Pope, sports, theater, humor, film, Pinochet, education, wildlife poaching and trafficking, and others. Illustrated throughout with reproductions from black-and-white photographs. 4to. Orig. illustrated stapled wrpps. Montevideo 1983. The publication of Sur was suppressed by the government. As of June 2017, WorldCat locates four holdings in North American institutions.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books ]
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        Dichtlievende verlustigingen, bestaande in uitgeleezene stukken der voortreffelijkste Hoogduitsche dichteren. Amsterdam, A.J. van Toll, 1779.

      "8º: *-2* 8 A-N 8 O 4 (-O4), gepag.: 32, 203 [11] pp. Op de titelpagina een gegraveerd vignet met de zinspreuk Proficit et recreat. Half leer, rug geribd, goudgestempeld en met titelschildjes. Goed exemplaar. Lit.: Van den Elzen, Petrus Johannes Kasteleijn (Nijmegen 1983, doctoraalscriptie); Spoelstra, De invloed van de Duitsche letterkunde op de Nederlandsche in de tweede helft van de 18e eeuw (Amsterdam 1931), p. 94; Singeling, Gezellige schrijvers; Thobokholt, Het taal- en dichtlievend genootschap Kunst wordt door arbeid verkreegen te Leiden, 1766-1800 (Utrecht 1983); VandeVelde, 'Bijdrage tot de studie der werken van den apotheker Petrus Johannes Kasteleyn, in: Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Vlaamsche Academie voor Taal- en Letterkunde 1926; De Vries, Beschaven! Letterkundige genootschappen in Nederland 1750-1800 (Nijmegen 2001), p.70 Van den Elzen 5"."Bloemlezing uit de contemporaine Duitse poëzie, die toen in Nederland sterk in de belangstelling stond. Kasteleijn (Breukelen 1745 - Amsterdam 1794), apotheker van beroep, had na de dood van zijn vader tien jaar van zijn jeugd met zijn Duitse moeder in haar geboorteland doorgebracht. Die Duitse achtergrond deelde hij met zijn vriend, de wiskundige en letterkundige Gerrit Brender à Brandis, patriotsgezind als hij en bezield met dezelfde verlichtingsdenkbeelden over het belang van volksontwikkeling en opvoeding; deze instelling blijkt ook uit de zinspreuk die Kasteleijn hanteert: 'Proficit et recreat (Het is nuttig en het verkwikt), een variant op het overbekende 'Utile dulce' (Tot nut en vermaak). De autodidact Kasteleijn schreef toneelstukken en gedichten en nam intiatieven op letterkundig en scheikundig gebied. Zo stichtte hij het letterkundig genootschap 'Natuur begaaft oeffening beschaaft' en leverde met zijn 'Chemische Oefeningen' (het eerste Nederlandse scheikundig tijdschrift) een belangrijke bijdrage aan de wetenschappelijke beoefening van de chemie in Nederland. Voor de Dordtse uitgever Blussé schreef hij tussen 1788 en 1792 acht delen van diens imposante, uiteindelijk 24 delen tellend seriewerk 'Volledige beschrijving van alle konsten, ambachten, handwerken, fabrieken [...]'. Tenslotte kan nog zijn lidmaatschap van het Leidse dichtgenootschap 'Kunst wordt door arbeid verkregen' worden genoemd, waar tot vier maal toe een inzending van hem met goud werd bekroond."

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        [Photo Album]: Early 1980s Youth

      [Massachusetts?: , 1983]. [Massachusetts?. 1983]. Small album. 16mo. (4.5" x 5.5"). Printed faux marbled paper over boards with "Photo Album" in gilt on top board. 75 gelatin silver images measuring 3.5" x 5.25, all but one in color. Images are removable and housed in plastic sleeves. Uncaptioned and undated but the band t-shirts represented seem to date it in 1983 or very near. Unlocated but provenance suggest a gritty rust belt city, perhaps Springfield, Massachusetts or Albany. The album and images are fine. The album seems to have been entirely devoted to the daily life of a long haired youth and his friends: flying street hockey and football, lounging in basements, attics, and against graffiti covered derelict buildings, with a motorcycle and a muscle car, with boom box, drinking in groups, with girls, and rolling joints with other particularly stoned-looking friends. A very few are of small children, a couple of mixed race,. A wonderfully evocative and focused album .

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        Unsound. Vol. 1, no. 1 (September 1983) through vol. 3, no 2 (September 1986) (all published)

      Altogether eleven numbered issues (ca. 38-128 pp. each) in ten (one double issue, vol. 2, no 3/4) comprising a complete run of the influential sound art and experimental music publication edited by William Davenport and Tamara F, with reviews, articles and interviews spotlighting key recording artists and performers of the mid-1980s, including Lydia Lunch, Negativland, Einstürzende Neubauten, Glenn Branca, David Tibet, Christian Marclay, Karen Finley, La Fura Dels Baus, Richard Kostelanz and others, illustrated throughout with performance documentation, reproductions of album covers, film stills, and collage art. 4to. Self-wrpps. San Francisco (Unsound/Auto-Text Publications) 1983-1986. Over the three years of its existence, Unsound extensively documented the blurring boundaries between avant-garde performance and sound art, DYI home recordings, and the Industrial music scenes of North America and Europe during the mid-1980s.

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        Jahrestage 1 - 4. sowie Kleines Adreßbuch für Jericho und New York. Aus dem Leben von Gesine Cresspahl.

      Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1983 (1+2)+ 1974 + 1983. Adressbuch 1983. - 1891, XVII (1) Seiten. Adressbuch 303 Seiten jeweils mit Schutzumschlag, bei Band 3 lichtrandig, ansonsten ungelesen und wie neu, alle Bände mit der Signatur des Autors auf dem Nachtitel. Uwe Johnson (* 20. Juli 1934 in Cammin, Pommern - + vermutlich in der Nacht vom 23. Februar auf den 24. Februar 1984 in Sheerness on Sea, England) war einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Schriftsteller des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er gehörte der Gruppe 47 an. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit den Umschlägen von Willy Fleckhaus. 23.-26.Tsd.(1), 17.-19.Tsd. (2), 10.-15.Tsd. (3), Erste Auflage (4). Adressbuch Erste Auflage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A PLACE ON EARTH. A REVISION

      North Point Press, San Francisco 1983 - First North Point Press edition, first prnt. One of 100 copies numbered and signed by Berry on the reverse of the colophon page. Copy #2. Preface for this edition by Berry. Gilt spine lettering just touched, touch of shelfwear on spine cloth bottom edge, faint beginning foxing on the edges; dustjacket with shallow crease and beginning edge toning on the rear panel; it is fitted off-center on the book (the spine is slightly foward on the front board). Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Originally published in 1967 by Harcourt Brace and World. This copy owned by Virginia Berry, the author's mother, and donated by Berry after her death to the Pendleton County Public Library to assist the Library in restocking its collection destroyed by flooding. TLS from the Director of the Library dated "May 13, 2008," laid-in detailing provenance. Letter folded and enclosed in Pendleton County Public Library envelope with holograph "Kevin." The North Point revision contains few additions and many deletions from the original which Berry considered "clumsy, overwritten, wasteful." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sefar. Avec deux eaux-fortes originales de Arpad Szenes.

      Montpellier, Fata Morgana, 14 juin 1983. - 33 x 25 cm, 20 p., 2 eaux-fortes. En ff., couv. imprimée à rabats. Edition originale, tirage limité à 60 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, avec deux eaux-fortes originales de Arpad Szenes, signées b.d. au crayon par l'artiste. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Required Writing

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1983. Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982. Octavo. Original wrappers, photographically illustrated front wrapper. Spine somewhat faded and creased, general very light rubbing and creasing, still a very good copy. First edition, first impression, scarce presentation copy inscribed, "For Kenneth - Hull's only civilising influence! Philip" on the front free endpaper. The recipient was Kenneth Hibbert, Larkin's insurance adviser and a fellow member of the Hull Literary Club. The wrappers issue was published in November 1983 and is the true first edition, preceding the hardback edition by about a year. Required Writing contains Larkin interviews and miscellaneous essays, including much literary criticism and jazz writing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Madonna 66: The Complete Set of Original Polaroids

      New York: Richard Corman, 1983. First edition. Fine. THE ORIGINAL, UNIQUE POLAROIDS OF MADONNA FROM PHOTOGRAPHER RICHARD CORMAN'S 1983 PHOTOSHOOT PRESENTING THE FUTURE CULTURAL ICON ON THE PRECIPICE OF FAME, SIX WEEKS BEFORE THE RELEASE OF HER DEBUT ALBUM. FOR A LIMITED TIME - UNTIL SEPTEMBER 5 - WE ARE OFFERING AS A COLLECTION THE COMPLETE SET OF 66 POLAROIDS, AS FEATURED IN CORMAN'S NEW LIMITED EDITION FINE ART BOOK "MADONNA 66". AFTER SEPTEMBER 5, 2017, THE SET WILL BE DISPERSED AND THE IMAGES OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY. On the history of the photoshoot, as featured in Vogue (November 28, 2016): "Madonna has remade herself so many times in her 30-plus-year career-Hollywood vamp, urban cowboy, new-age hippie-that it's easy to forget that once, at the beginning of things, she wasn't all that different from so many other city kids: a cool New York City girl who had fled her hometown of Detroit for the East Village. Photographer Richard Corman knows this version of Madonna well. In the early 1980s, when the singer was just getting her career in music and film off the ground, Corman spent months taking pictures of Madonna for several sittings in New York. This was at the behest of his mother, a casting director who saw potential. He caught on right away. 'I called from across the street, and when I looked up, she yelled to come upstairs, and I saw these cat eyes looking over the railing of her four-story walk-up. I knew then and there that this was somebody special,' says Corman of their first meeting at her apartment on East Fourth Street. 'She was funny in the most beguiling way. As soon as I walked up, she served me espresso and bubblegum on a silver plate and tray'... "The 66 images-taken at Madonna's brother's house in Manhattan-were taken as test shots for a movie his mother was casting that never got made. Madonna did her own styling. 'She was wearing white lace leggings under torn jeans... a jean jacket with graffiti on the back and the sleeves cut off, with these rubber bangles, more like friendship bracelets, that she would give away to friends. Her makeup was just so brash-these red lips, and she created that mole on the side of her face,' he says. 'You'd say now that it was so chic-you walk into Opening Ceremony, Urban Outfitters, and this is what everyone is wearing-but she was a visionary. It was so bohemian and gritty and down-to-earth. She was going to vintage clothing shops. She had great taste-and you can't teach that. And the dress, I swear she paid $2 for the gown, and it was so exquisite.' "Corman had previously worked for the legendary photographer Richard Avedon, but says that even with all of his experience around the celebrities that would come through Avedon's studio, the Madonna spark was special. 'She had charisma like I have never seen,' he says. 'When you look at somebody through the camera, you either see behind somebody's eyes or you don't. And with her, it was "wow"'. But it's not just Madonna who was different back then: Corman is nostalgic for a time before photoshoots were so meticulously handled. There is a looseness in these photos that, by definition, cannot be orchestrated. 'Now we'd have 20 bodyguards and 30 assistants. They'd have to cordon off the street. Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj-people like that, who I'd love to spend time with-it would be a different experience,' he says. 'But Madonna was accessible-and it was raw.'" In November 2016, Corman released a limited edition fine art book, Madonna 66, featuring reproduced images of the Polaroids and the work was widely praised worldwide in such publications as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and numerous others. For the first time now the original Polaroids are being offered for sale. Each Polaroid is signed and number (1-66) by Corman. The limited edition book is also included in the collection. On Richard Corman: Trained under Richard Avedon, Richard Corman has been one of the most celebrated portrait photographers of the last thirty years. Rolling Stone refers to his photographs as "iconic" and documentarian Ken Burns says Corman's versatile body of work is an "artistic vision dedicated to the highest aspirations of human endeavor... the photographs record in big moments and small, among the famous and ordinary, the gifted and challenged, larger truths relevant to all of us." New York: Richard Corman, 1983. Sixty-six original Polaroids with limited edition book. The Polaroids will be housed in a custom case by noted book artist Sjoerd Hofstra. Fine condition. A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A COMPLETE COLLECTION DOCUMENTING AN IMPORTANT MOMENT IN ART AND CULTURAL HISTORY. ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 5 AS A COLLECTION.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        ANTICHITA' VIVA. Annate 1969 - 1970 - 1972 - 1973 - 1976 - 1977 -1978 - 1979 - 1982 -1983. Complete e ril. in mezza tela.

      1983. Ciascuna annata euro 45.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        A1: The Great North Road

      Bristol: Grey Editions, 1983. First edition. Wraps. Near fine in wraps; no jacket, as issued. Very slight rubbing, else fine. This copy signed by the photographer on the half title. An exceptionally sharp copy of this title, generally thought to be among the most important and/or influential photography books of the past 30 years, and well known to be elusive in collectors condition. Very nice indeed.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Last Lion (3 volumes); Volume I, Visions of Glory, 1874-1932; Volume 2, Alone, 1932-1940; Volume 3, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 (Signed)

      New York (1983-1988-2012): Little, Brown and Company. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Three volumes, volume 1 is signed on a card laid in by Mr. Manchester to a Mr. Engler: "Thank you for your thoughtful and moving letter. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed my books, and I can assure you that such letters mean more to an author than most favorable reviews." Also SIGNED and dated in volume 3, by Paul Reid. A beautiful set, all are first printings and are fine, in fine dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Das Fest-Epistolar Friedrichs des Weisen. Handschrift Ms. El. F. 2 aus dem Bestand der Universitätsbibliothek Jena. Herausgegeben von Rainer Behrends. Kommentare von Irmgard Kratzsch und Rainer Behrends. Faksimile und Komentarband. 2 Bände.

      - Gütersloh, Edition Opera Aeterna im Prisma Verlag / Edition Leipzig, 1983, 4°, 38 Blatt (Faksimile) mit aufwändig faksimilierten, farbigen Illuminationen und 100, 56 S. (Kommentarband), Original-Halbledereinband mit kleiner Goldprägung auf dem Deckel (Faksimile) und Original-Pappeinband im Original-Schuber *Nr. 729 / 800 Exemplaren - schöne Erhaltung. *Bitte beachten: aufgrund des Gewichts ist der Versand nur als DHL-Paket zu 6 € (innerhalb Deutschlands) möglich! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Grund GbR]
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        The History of Middle Earth (All 12 Volumes, UK Editions)

      George Allen & Unwin / Unwin Hyman / Harper Collins 1983 - All UK editions (1983-1996), published by George Allen & Unwin (vols. 1-4), Unwin Hyman (vols. 5-8), and Harper Collins (vols. 9-12). All in very good+ to fine condition. Spine of volume 9 a little faded. Some light water staining to volumes 3 and 4. A very nice set indeed. Extra postage costs will be incurred outside of the UK - free post in the UK. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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