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        Lady Lisa Lyon

      1983 - MAPPLETHORPE, Robert. Lady Lisa Lyon. New York: Viking, (1983). Quarto, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $3200.First edition, cloth issue, of Mapplethorpe's "whirlwind tour of one lady's anatomy, and other eccentricities" (Foreword),with over 100 photogravure plates, signed by both Mapplethorpe and bodybuilder Lisa Lyon on the half title."Robert Mapplethorpe first gained widespread notice in the late 1970s for his elegantly composed, beautifully printed black-and-white photographs of the male figure". But he photographed the female nude with equal stylishness. Throughout his career he made portraits and still lifes of an almost sublime simplicity and intensity" (New York Times). Mapplethorpe's Lady Lisa Lyon is a groundbreaking collaboration between the photographer and pioneer bodybuilder Lisa Lyon: a work in which Mapplethorpe, like Diane Arbus and others, suggested "the American Dream was enacted in different ways". [by] groups of people with wildly diverse lifestyles and beliefs" (Roth, 22). Text by Bruce Chatwin; Foreword by Mapplethorpe's longtime partner and influential photography collector, Samuel Wagstaff. Cloth issue, published the same year as the issue in wrappers, no priority established; this hardcover issue is scarcer. Open Book, 328. Publisher's review slip, two photographic prints laid in.A fine copy, desirable signed by Mapplethorpe and Lyon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Disney Animation

      Abbeville Press, 1983 1st Printing, signed limited. The most complete book ever written on the subject of animation. The authors, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, were employed from the mid-1930's to 1978 at the Disney animation department and were involved with some of the great animated movies of all time. This special limited edition is signed by the authors and contains a foot of original film from the classic animated movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. The book and the dust jacket are in fine condition, the slipcase is also in fine condition.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Paeonies of Greece.

      Goulandris Natural History Museum, Kifissia 1983 - Kifissia, Goulandris Natural History Museum, 1983. Gr.-folio. (3) Bl. Mit 12 farb. Lithographien von Takis Katsoulidis. Halbledermappe. Nr. 70 von 500 Exemplaren. Die lithogr. Tafeln vom Künstler signiert und nummeriert, lose in der Halbledermappe. Ohne Text. - Mappe berieben. Sprache: Englisch / English [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Memoires pour servir a l'histoire militaire sous le directoire, le consulat et l'empire, 1798-1813 / par le marechal Gouvion Saint-Cyr - Complete in 4 volumes

      Paris : Anselin, libraire pour l'art militaire, 1983. 1st edition. Finely bound all in contemporary gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble boards. Minor, generalized wear to the spine bands and board extremities. Remains uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        HO THEOLOGOS, 64 NUMEROS (1983-2005)

      1983. Facoltà Teologica di Sicilia - Salvatore Sciascia. 1983-2005. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 64 numéros d'env. 150 pages chacun. 3 numéros par année. N° 3, 2002 et n° 2-3 2005 manquants. Quelques tampons et annotations (code) de bibliothèque. Rivista della Facoltà Téologica di Sicilia. N° 1, Anno 1, 1983 (Nuova Serie): Card. Salvatore Pappalardo. Discorso di S.S. Giovanni Paolo II. Crispino Valenziano. Cettina Militello, La 'Ratio studiorum' della facoltà Teologica di Sicilia, L'Ecclesiologia come chiave ermeneutica. Paolo Iovino, Greci e Samaritani incontro a Cristo, Confronto sinottico tra Gv 12, 20-3- e 4, 4-42. Pietro Sorci, Il tema della Chiesa, Sposa nelle liturgie nuziali. Salvatore di Cristina, lettura allegorico-spirituale della metafora 'il pastore e il suo gregge', in Clemente e Origene. Salvatore Privitera, Il principio di 'oikonomia' nella Chiesa Orientale. Per un dialogo ecumenico in prospettiva etico-teologica. N° 1, 1nno XXIII, 2005: J. Ratzinger, La fede, la ragione e le sfide del presente. M. Naro, Gioacchino da Fiore nella teologia del Novecento. F. Aleo, La divinità dello Spirito Santo in Basilio di Cesarea. C. Scordato, L'Immacolata Concezione a Palermo: arte e teologia... Introuvable.

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        Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler. 6 Bände.

      Landau. Edition PVA 1983 - 6 Bände. Band 1: J. A. Backer - A. van Dijck, 711 Seiten, ISBN: 3876290163; Band 2: G. van den Eeckhout - I. de Joudreville, Seite 719 - 1452, ISBN: 3876290171; Band 3: B. Keil - J. Ovens, Seite 1459 - 2306, ISBN: 387629018x; Band 4: Ch. Paudiss - Anonyme, Seite 2313 - 3056, ISBN: 3876290198; Band 5: Nachträge - Ortsregister. Ikonographisches Register - Bibliographie, Seite 3057 - 3516, ISBN:3876291720; Band 6: Einleitung und Schlußwort. Corrigenda und Addenda. Nachträge 2 - Ortsregister. Ikonographisches Register - Bibliographie. Künstlerverzeichnis I - VI, Seite 3517 - 4185, ISBN: 3876293006. Zust.: Gute Exemplare. Mit original Schutzumschlag. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Deutsch 24000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rätoromanische Chrestomathie. Reprint der Originalausgaben 1888-1912. 14 Bde. u. 1 Registerbd in 16 Bdn. (compl.).

      Chur, Octopus/ Società Retorumanscha, 1983-1986 Gr.-8°, ca. 8000 S., OLwd. m OU., Tadell. Die Rätoromanische Chrestomathie von Caspar Decurtins ist die bis heute wichtigste Textsammlung des Bündnerromanischen. Die insgesamt rund 8000 Seiten enthalten Texte der verschiedensten Gattungen über einen Zeitraum von vier Jahrhunderten. aus allen Regionen und in allen Idiomen des Bündnerromanischen. Die heute wichtigste Textsammlung (EA 1888-96) auf Rätoromanisch wurde zwischen 1982 und 1986 vom Churer Verleger Andreas Joos zusammen mit der Società Retorumantscha als 13-teilige Buchreihe neu herausgegeben und durch einen 14. und 15. Band ergänzt. - Caspar Decurtins (1855-1916). auch «Löwe von Trun» genannt. Politiker (Katholisch-Konservativ) aus dem Surselva. studierte Decurtins nach 1875 Geschichte. Kunstgeschichte und Staatsrecht in München und Heidelberg. ab 1877 wieder in Graubünden. Als Landammann der Cadi führte Decurtins nach 1877 zusammen mit Placi Condrau die Restaurierung des Klosters Disentis durch. Er schaltete die politische Konkurrenz der Katholisch-Liberalen in der Surselva aus und wurde die treibende Kraft hinter der Lavina naira. In den 1890er Jahren schmolz seine Wählerbasis im Kanton zunehmend und Decurtins zog sich enttäuscht aus der Politik zurück. Im Jahr 1889 hatte Decurtins an der Gründung der Universität Freiburg durch seinen Studienfreund Georges Python entscheidenden Anteil. Von 1905 bis 1913 unterrichtete er als Professor für Kulturgeschichte an der dortigen Philosophischen Fakultät. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Graubünden Gesamtausgaben Linguistik

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        "Les Turlutins font de la luge".

      1983Plume sépia et aquarelle sur papier fort signée en bas à droite, 1983, 13 x 17 cm. Original pour l'album "Elixir du soleil". Malgré les provisoins qu'ils ont fait, en prévisoin de l'hiver, les Turlutins aimeraient que Petit-Mouron mette l'hiver en bouteille et le jette au fond d'un puits. Mais en attendant le retour des beaux jours ils s'amusent dans la neige et descendent en luge.

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        [Radierung] \"Franzl\". In der Platte monogrammiert

      Janssen-Griffelklunst. 1983. - Rechts unten vom Künstler signiert \"HJ\". Bildgröße: 29 x 21 cm. Bildträger: 38 x 27 cm. Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration, illustration

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        Flugträume. Holzschnitte von Jürgen Wölbing. Nachwort von Gerd Hemmerich.

      Bayreuth, The Bear Press, 1983. 4°. 29 cm. 83 (3) Seiten. Hellblauer Original-Halblederband im Original-Pappschuber. (= 4. Druck der Bear Press, Wolfram Benda). Nummer 128 von 175 (gesamt 210) nummerierten und von Ernst Jünger und Jürgen Wölbing im Impressum signierten Exemplaren. Mit 5 Holzschnitten von Jürgen Wölbing. Gedruckt von H. O. Schulkze, Lichtenfels, in der Trajanus-Antiqua auf Torinoko Kozu-Japanpapier-Bütten. Ausstattung und Typografie entwarf Wolfram Benda. Die Buchbindearbeiten wurden vom Buchrestaurator Erwin Lehr, Bayreuth vorgenommen. Erstausgabe (für Ernst Jünger). WG² 137 / Des Coudres/Mühleisen B 188. Spindler 73.4. Rücken wenig aufgehellt. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Pressendruck / fine press; Vorzugsausgabe / limited edition

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        L' uomo e la cultura nel magistero di Giovanni Paolo II Antologia dai discorsi di Giovanni Paolo II

      CSEO - Centro Studi Europa Orientale -, BOLOGNA 1983 - CSEO Saggi ITALIANO Brossura dalla copertina rigida e alette, illustrata in cornice, con lievi segni di usura da scaffale e della luce, che non ne alterano il generale eccellente, stato di conservazione. Volume con interno come nuovo, pagine virate avorio, e firma di appartenenza. IED.

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        Bring Me Your Love

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. One of 361 numbered copies signed by Bukowski and Crumb. (16) pp. Original tan paper covered boards with blue denim backstrip; Krumhansl 79b. Near Fine in original clear wraps, clouded and a little bit edge-worn. Very faint stain to bottom margin of a few pages with very slight wrinkle. A great signed collaboration between two counterculture luminaries.

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        Vännerna Fran Place Blanche.

      Stockholm: AB Tiprod. (ETC:s förlag),, 1983. Small quarto. Original white boards, titles to front cover and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Near fine in very lightly toned white dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Strömholm to his stepbrother "Till Bror Sten fran CHRISTER, 12 sept 1983.

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        Vännerna Fran Place Blanche.

      Stockholm: AB Tiprod. (ETC:s förlag), 1983 - Small quarto. Original white boards, titles to front cover and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Near fine in very lightly toned white dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Strömholm to his stepbrother "Till Bror Sten fran CHRISTER, 12 sept 1983." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Konsten att vara där.

      Stockholm: Norstedts,, 1983. Text av Anders Jonason. Folio. Original cream cloth, pasted photograph to front cover, titles to spine in red. with the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Near fine in lightly edge rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the half title by Strömholm to his stepbrother "Sten fran broder CHRISTER, 12 aug 1992.

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        Konsten att vara där. Text av Anders Jonason.

      Stockholm: Norstedts, 1983 - Folio. Original cream cloth, pasted photograph to front cover, titles to spine in red. with the dust jacket. Near fine in lightly edge rubbed dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the half title by Strömholm to his stepbrother "Sten fran broder CHRISTER, 12 aug 1992." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesammelte Werke (in fünf Bänden), hrg von Beda Alleman und Stefan Reichert unter Mitwirkung von Rudolf Bücher, Band 1:\"Gedichte I\", Band 2:\"Gedichte II\", Band 3:\"Gedichte III\", Band 4:\"Übertragungen I\", Band 5:\"Übertragungen II\",

      Frankfurt, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1983. 1. Ausgabe, 5 Bände, 318, 446, 233, 885, 665 Seiten, 8°, schwarzes Original Maroquin-Ganzleder, SEHR SCHÖNE EXEMPLARE VORZUGSAUSGABE IN GANZLEDER, EA WG² Nr. 66 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Li 40531, Erstausgaben, VORZUGSAUSGABEN/nummerierte Ausgabe, Werkausgaben

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        DISOBBEDISCO LA DISOBBEDIENZA CIVICA IN DEMOCRAZIA

      MONDADORI, CLES 1983 - INGRANDIMENTI ITALIANO Dedica con firma appartenenza all'occhiello, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, coperta morbida illustrata leggermente ingiallita e con lievissimi segni di usura

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        ALS Autograph Letter Signed

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

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        Chronicle of a Death Foretold

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1983. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. Octavo. Original brown cloth, title to spine silver and front board blind. With the dust jacket. Light spotting to top edge; an excellent copy in the dust jacket. First US edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the epigraph, "Par Murray, Gabriel. '89." From the library of the Irish book collector Dr Philip Murray. In his book, The Adventures of a Book Collector (2011), Murray writes: "I had heard that the Mexican postal system is one of the most unreliable anywhere in the world, but I decided to chance it and sent eleven books ? nearly a year went by without any further word. I was certain my luck had run out and I would never see my copies again ... the return package had burst open and had had to be repacked. All the books were inscribed and the author had drawn various images in some of them, so it was worth the wait". It was first published the preceding year in the UK and originally published in Spain under the title Crónica de una muerte anunciada in 1981.

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        Vladimir Velickovic-Roland Garros-1983 Lithograph-SIGNED

      1983 - "Roland Garros" by Vladimir Velickovic, Signed Lithograph printed in 1983 from an edition size of 150. The overall size of the Lithograph is 29.5 x 22.5 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Signed, Numbered out of 150, and Dated in pencil by Velickovic.The Roland Garros tournament has recruited notable artists since 1981 - when Eduardo Arroyo created series of pictures that remains the favorite for many. These posters have not only always been more artistic than those of the US and Australian Open, but have also always expressed a more creative, quirky, eccentric and outlandish take on the event. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE DEVIL'S DOOR-BELL & THE NIGHT OF THE SCORPION & THE SILVER CITADEL & DAY OF THE DRAGON: SIGNED UK FIRST EDITION HARDBACK SET 1/1

      Patrick Hardy; Methuen, UK 1983 - I stand to be corrected but I believe this to be the ONLY signed set of UK first editions online. I have never seen another. I am offering the following: THE DEVIL'S DOOR-BELL: Published by Patrick Hardy Books in 1983, this is a SIGNED UK first edition / first impression hardcover in Fine condition. The book is issued without jacket in pictorial boards and has a straight spine, sharp corners and without softening of the spine ends. The price if £4.95 and can be found printed on the rear cover. THE NIGHT OF THE SCORPION: Published by Patrick Hardy Books in 1985, this is a SIGNED UK first edition / first impression hardcover in Fine condition. The book is issued without jacket in pictorial boards and has a straight spine, sharp corners and without softening of the spine ends. The price if £5.95 and can be found printed on the rear cover. THE SILVER CITADEL: Published by Methuen in 1987, this is a Very Fine / Fine SIGNED UK first edition / first impression. The jacket is Very Fine and unclipped (£7.95). The book is Very Fine with a straight spine, sharp corners and without softening of the spine ends. The only issue is slight tanning to the page edges due to age and poor quality paper. DAY OF THE DRAGON: Published by Methuen in 1989, this is a Very Fine / Fine SIGNED UK first edition / first impression. The jacket is Very Fine and unclipped (£8.95). The book is Very Fine with a straight spine, sharp corners and negligible softening of the spine ends you can ONLY see when you remove the jacket. The only issue is slight tanning to the page edges due to age and poor quality paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AGNI the vedic ritual of the fire Altar. Photographs by Adelaide de Menil.

      Berkeley, Asian Humanities Press, 1983. - 2 très forts vol. in-4, reliure d'édition, cartonnage toilé orange, titré et doré, sous étui, xxxivii-716pp, texte en anglais, Appendix, bibliographe and abréviations. Illustré de 51 fig. in-texte et de 111 planches comportant des photographies contrecollées principalement en couleurs. Le second volume comprend: xvii-832pp, illustré de 7 cartes, de fig. in-texte, de 23 planches d'illustrations photographiques contrecollées, principalement en couleurs. complet des deux "methods for folding Banan leaf." "for ancestors" and "for gods", placées sous enveloppes, contributions, glossary and index of terms, index of names, index of texts. Excellent état , very fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rama and scenes from the Ramayama

      1983 - 71. 5 x 69.1 cm., central portrait surrounded by 12 miniature portraits découpaged within white borders and hand painted red rectangular ‘spacer’ blocks, in polychrome gouache on white paper covered card, wide margins with printers’ markings, camera ready pasteups, verso annotated with printer’s directions in Devanagari [?] and a rubber stamp, signed [illegibly to this cataloguer] by the artist in the image. N.p. [Sivakasi], [Maharaj Offset Printers], n.d., 22.4.1983. Shabby white printers’ border with tears the support separating from the image. A holograph note on the verso places this in the “B Grade Album” seen by one commentator as “.obviously the most expensive option – twelve-sheeters with one image per month” (p-50 Kajri Jain – Gods in The Bazaar: The Economies of Indian Calendar Art, 2007). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Kent's Repertorium Generale KOMPLET 3 B?nde [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Jost K?nzli, Michael Barthel (Autoren) Kents Repertorium Generale

      Barthel & Barthel, 1983. Inhalt der drei Einzelb?nde: Band 1; Psyche, Kopf & Hals - Psychische Symptome - Schwindel - Kopf - Augen/Sehen - Ohren/H?ren - Nase - Gesicht - Mund - Z?hne - Hals/?u?erer Hals Band 2: Brust, R?cken & innere Organe - Magen - Abdomen - Rectum - Stuhl - Harnorgane (Blase, Nieren, Prostata, Urin) - Genitalia - Larynx und Trachea - Atmung - Husten - Auswurf - Brust - R?cken Band 3: Allgemeines, Haut, Extremit?ten & Schlaf - Extremit?ten - Schlaf - Frost/Fieber/Schwei? - Haut - Allgemeines Michael Barthel, geb. 1983, studierte Sozialwissenschaften in G?ttingen und Rechtswissenschaften in Wien. Er ist Berater bei Miteinander - Netzwerk f?r Demokratie und Weltoffenheit in Sachsen Anhalt e.V. und hat zahlreiche Werke u.a. zu Antisemitismus und Neonazismus in der DDR und den Neuen Bundesl?ndern ver?ffentlicht.Hom?opathie Heilpraktiker Medizin Pharmazie Naturheilkunde HumanMedizin Ganzheitsmedizin Hom?opathie Kent's Repertorium Generale KOMPLET 3 B?nde [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Jost K?nzli, Michael Barthel (Autoren) Kents Repertorium Generale

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        Chöre & Soli.

      Berlin/Düsseldorf. Gelbe MUSIK/PURE FREUDE 1983 - Kartonbox mit 8 Miniphonschallplatten (Puppenschallplatten mit 6 cm-Durchmesser) in verschiedenen Farben und Plastikhüllen mit Abspielgerät nebst Batterie + 1 Booklet (30 (2) Seiten mit 32 s/w Abbildungen, Format 12,0 x 17,0 cm). Format der Box 31,3 x 31,3 x 5,6 cm. Alles in guter Erhaltung! Broken Music: Seite 123 mit Abbildung, Schraenen, Vinyl: Seite 147 mit Abbildung. Erschien in einer Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren, ist aber heute in diesem Zustand sehr selten!

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        WITCHES

      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1983. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Signed. The witches vow to change all the children of England into mice -- a splendid Roald Dahl story. The edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is #99 signed by Dahl and illustrator Quentin Blake. A Near Fine copy in a binding which has a bit of shine to the spine extremities, housed in the publisher's yellow slipcase which is very lightly soiled. Near Fine binding.

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        One Hundred Years of Solitude.

      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1983. Quarto. Original dark brown leather-backed buff linen, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed, cream endpapers. With the publisher's brown card slipcase. With frontispiece and numerous illustrations in text by Rafael Ferrer. Spine lightly sunned. An excellent copy in a slightly sunned and rubbed slipcase. Signed limited edition, of which this is number 1,011 of 2,000 copies signed by the illustrator, introducer, and translator. This copy additionally inscribed by Marquez on the verso of the title page: "Para Ted, este mamotreto, Gabriel '92" and with one original lithograph loosely inserted. With loosely inserted monthly newsletter from The Limited Editions Club, dated April 1983.

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        Mud Book

      New York/London: Callaway Editions/David Grob Editions, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Fine copy of this lovely illustrated accordion book on "how to make mud pies and cakes" with original glassine wrapper and glassine guards laid in between pages. Presented in original tan cloth-covered slipcase, also fine except for some mild sunning to one edge.. 12.5 x 13 cm accordion-folded book fully illustrated with silkscreen prints. Number 13 of 32 copies hors commerce, signed by Cage and Long. This is the rare hors commerce issue not cited on the colophon. The regular issue was 500 copies and 54 artists' proof copies.

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        Les Paravents Japonais de Paysages Bd 4: 1575-1825

      Henri Screpel, 1983. Good. 1983. Unpaginated. Golden cloth with blue lettering in golden slipcase. Multiple colour plates mounted upon green card. Occasional dog-eared corners with tanning along edges of card. Two plates are loose with tearing along edges where they were once glued to the card. White liquid marking along card that holds plates in place with creasing and one inch tear. Slight bumping to corners with mild rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Slipcase has moderate rubbing and wear along edges and over surfaces with bumping to corners. Black and white markings at front with tanning with white speckling and denting at rear.

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        James Dickey collection includes 1pp. Typescript; 5 Typed Letters Singed; 1 Ephemera and 1 Book signed

      1983. . Collection dating from 1970 to 1983 James Lafayette Dickey was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth United States Poet Laureate in 1966. He also received the Order of the South award. Dickey was also a novelist, known for Deliverance (1970) which was adapted into an acclaimed film of the same name released in 1972. 1 Typescript: • Signed ts. of poem, 1 p.,"The Heaven of Animals", n.d. 5 Typed Letters Singed: • TLS with envelope to Richard Trombly, 22 February 1972, re Americans who think that poetry is written by sissies. • TLS to Perry E. Gresham, Chairman of the Board of Bethany College, 29 August 1972 (and carbon reply, 5 September 1972, from Gresham's secretary). He mentions having spoken with then Senator Jay Rockefeller and voices his strong distaste for strip mining.  "In all, I have become a confirmed West Virginia buff, mainly because there a truly beautiful wilderness and a tremendously exploitative industry meet face to face, and with a drama that is scarcely to be found anywhere else. In other words, we fight it out in West Virginia, and if we lose there, we lose the planet." Stapled to the letter is a carbon of a letter from the recipient's secretary explaining that he is away. • TLS to Mr. Fischer, 29 May 1974, thanking her for her kind words and signing the cards for his son's collection. • 2 TLS to Antic Hay Books (Don Stine), 17 February 1982 and 23 November 1983. "Thank you for your thoughtful letter. It was a pleasure for Deborah and I to meet you at the WCBS studios that day. I will look for Buckdancer's Choice in the mail and will be happy to sign it for you. Thank you too for the invitation to lunch. That would be nice, if you're in this area. Best wishes to you and your family. Sincerely, James Dickey" 1 Ephemera: • Bio of Dickey, also signed by poet Dan Masterson. 8 × 11" signed 1971 "The Poetry Center"   1 Book (signed): • Signed copy in jacket of the first edition of Deliverance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1970). Book and documents housed in a dark blue pictorial clamshell box. This collection on consignment with LDRB.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        (Occultismo) Traité élémentaire de magie pratique. PAPUS (Gérard Encausse) 1893

      (Occultismo) PAPUS (Gérard Encausse). Traité élémentaire de magie pratique. Adaptation, réalisation, théorie de la magie avec appendice sur l' histoire et la bibliographie de l' évocation magique et un dictionnaire de la magie des campagnes, des phyltres d' amour, etc. Ouvrage orné de 158 figures, planches et tableaux, illustrations de Louis Delfosse. Paris, Chamuel, 1983. In-8° grande, leg. nuova in tela. (6), 4, 559 pp. Edizione originale. Caillet, 3009: >. Dorbon, 3512. Ex Libris Von Hummel. Uff. stanzetta.

      [Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari]
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        Winter's Tale [Presentation Copy]

      Houghton Mifflin Harcourt September 20, 1983, San Diego - 688 pp. Hardcover. Publisher's original wheat colored cloth over boards, silver lettering and decorations to spine and front cover. Presentation Copy. Inscribed and dated a full month prior to publication. "8/12/1983 To Ruth Rogers, Mark Helprin ". [Not a shred of proof, but seems likely to be American ex-pat to England, River Cafe chef and owner Ruth Rogers. Additionally, years later, this copy found it's way into the library of the well known collector Otis Skinner Blodgett with his personal bookplate, signed and dated by him [London, 2001], affixed to the front paste-down. Book Condition: Gently pushed spine ends, superficial scuff mark to spine, else fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Wear to the extremities, spine ends and tips show salt and pepper loss; top to bottom crease to front flap, small tear to rear fold at bottom edge with bits of loss. Fred Marcelino's great cover illustration bright and vibrant, as is Jerry Bauer's full page portrait of Helprin filling up the rear panel. A very solid copy, still bright crisp, for this title which mostly got read to pieces. In our humble opinion a real tour de force: magical realism meets Americana as a long love letter to the greatest city in the world. Rare presentation copy with delightful provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DuBois Rare Books]
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        (Tier-ABC),

       1983. Original-Tusche-Zeichnung von Paul Maar. Vorlage zur Illustration auf der Seite 56 aus Paul Maar, Tier-ABC, Oetinger 1983. Ca. 17 x 16 cm (Darstellung). - Am Rand leicht fleckig. - Gruppe der Tiere von Auerhuhn bis Yak. - Paul Maar, 1937 in Schweinfurt geboren, ist einer der erfolgreichsten deutschen Kinder- und Jugendbuchautoren, zugleich virtuoser Wortkünstler, phantasievoller Erzähler und Illustrator. Zu seinen beliebtesten Figuren gehören das Sams, das kleine Känguru und Herr Bello. Paul Maar erhielt zahlreiche bedeutende Auszeichnungen für sein literarisches Werk, u.a. den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis, den Friedrich-Rückert-Preis und den E.T.A.-Hoffmann-Preis. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Handzeichnung, 20.Jahrhundert, Kinderbuch, Illustration, Paul Maar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tobias Müller]
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        \"Der Igel\",

       1983. Original-Tusche-Zeichnung. Vorlage zur Illustration der Seite 23 aus Paul Maar, Tier-ABC, Oetinger 1983. Ca. 17,5 x 16 cm (Darstellung). - Klebespuren im rechten oberen Bildbereich. - Drei Bilder des Igels und der Spruch, in drei aufgeklebten Textbausteinen: \"Dem Igel, dem Igel nützt weder Kamm noch Spiegel\". - Paul Maar, 1937 in Schweinfurt geboren, ist einer der erfolgreichsten deutschen Kinder- und Jugendbuchautoren, zugleich virtuoser Wortkünstler, phantasievoller Erzähler und Illustrator. Zu seinen beliebtesten Figuren gehören das Sams, das kleine Känguru und Herr Bello. Paul Maar erhielt zahlreiche bedeutende Auszeichnungen für sein literarisches Werk, u.a. den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis, den Friedrich-Rückert-Preis und den E.T.A.-Hoffmann-Preis. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Handzeichnung, 20.Jahrhundert, Kinderbuch, Illustration, Paul Maar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tobias Müller]
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