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        Christmas Treasury

      Raheb, Barbara J., (Van Nuys, CA) 1984 - Two volumes, housed in a tiny wooden box with a sliding lid. On the lid is a pictorial printed label. The two volumes are: The Sugar Plum Tree. Poems by Eugene Field. (16)ff. From an edition of 300 copies, this is one of 100 with hand-painted illustrations. Bound in green pyroxylin with pictorial gilt stamping. Together with: The Little Match Girl, by Hans Christian Andersen. From an edition of 300, this is one of 100 with hand-painted illustrations. Bound in red pyroxylin with gilt titling. Bradbury (p. 214) states that 50 copies were issued in this format. Book label of Kal Levitan on front paste-down. An extremely fine set. (15/16 by 11/16; 24x18mm). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Fighter Pilot Profile Collection [Signed]

      Published by The Military Gallery, Bath First Edition April 1984. 1984. 1 of 2000 copies only, subscribers contributing to the Douglas Bader Foundation. 12'' x 12'' loose leaf navy photo album with Royal Air Force emblem in gilt to the front cover. Containing 27 Fighter Pilot Profiles, each hand SIGNED and with a Certificate of Authenticity, the package is complete including loose sheets comprising 2 colour prints of 'Typhoon' and 'Mustang' by Robert Taylor, certificate from RAF Museum, Sir Douglas Bader introduction, aircraft types and the 27 full page profiles. In Fine condition, as new. Heavy volume. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        THE GHOSTWAY. [THE DOOR INTO DARKNESS].

      McMillan, 1984., 1984. First edition. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the author. This is copy 286. The limited edition is the "true" first edition, as it preceded the trade edition to market. Fine in dust jacket. A car thief, a killer, a ghost-infected hogan, a corpse buried with its hair unwashed: the search for a girl leads Jim Chee to a case of false identity and murder.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        The Wasp Factory

      UK: Macmillan. London, Macmillan, 1984. Wraps. Uncorrected proof with proof dust jacket. Press release and poster also included. Inscribed by the author "To Andy / Ace Bookdealer¿um / well, and other publishers / too¿ / Iain Banks". Fine condition with just a little nick to the jacket. . Near Fine. Paperback. Proof. 1984.

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        Telex Persan.

      Paris: Contrejour,, 1984. Folio. Original photographic card wraps. Photographs throughout. Extremities very lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition of the work with which Peress announced his premiership in the world of conflict reportage photography. These photographs were taken in Iran December 1979 - January 1980, at the conclusion of the revolution that lead to Ruhollah Khomeini being announced Supreme Leader of the newly formed Islamic Republic of Iran.

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        Das Corpus Juris Civilis, in's Deutsche übersetzt von einem Vereine Rechtsgelehrter. 7 Bände (komplett). Neudruck der zweiten verb. Auflage 1839.

      Aalen, Scientia, 1984-1985. - 22 x 14,5 cm. Zus. über 7000 Seiten. *Unbenutzte Bibliotheksdublette, Titelblätter rückseitig gestempel, sonst sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Grüne Orig.-Leinenbände mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Das Tierbuch Des Petrus Candidus Codex Urbinus Latinus 276. Geschrieben 1460, Illuminiert im 16. Jahrhundert.

      Zürich, Belser Verlag, 1984. Faksimilie der Handschrift v. 1460, 2 Bände (Vollfaksimile u. Kommentar- bzw. Einführungsband) in Kassette. III Bll., 232 Bll., 2 nn. Bll. mit 469 kolorierten Tierdarstellungen (Faksimile) ; 213 Seiten mit 31 teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen (Einführungsband). 4° (27,5x29cm) Faksimile & Einführungsbd. und Folio (37x26cm) die Kassette. Rotbrauner Orig.-Ganzlederbd. auf Holzdeckeln über 4 Bünden, mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, beide Deckel mit mehrfacher floraler Goldfilete gerahmt und mit goldenen Eckfleuronen, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt (Faksimile). Grüner Orig.-Ganzleinenbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (Einführungsband). Grünes Orig.-Ganzleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, montiertem Titelschild auf dem Vorderdeckel und Schließband (Kassette). Handnummeriertes Exemplar, hier die Nr.20 von 600 nummerierten Exemplaren für den deutschsprachigen Raum (Gesamt 2460). Der Text des Einführungsbandes ist von Cynthia M. Pyle. Wundervolles und prächtig ausgestattetes Faksimile eines der wertvollsten zoologischen Manuskripte aus der Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Beiliegend 21seitige Broschüre mit einer Dokumentation zur Faksimileausgabe und Flügelmappe mit 12 farbigen original Faksimileseiten. Sehr gutes, verlagsfrisches Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        United States Treaties and Other International Agreements 118 books

      1984. United States Treaties and Other International Agreements. Washington: Department of State, 1952-1984. Vols. 1-35 Part 6 (1950-1984) in 118 books. Complete set of all volumes issued. Hardcover. Original cloth. Ex-library, first 15 or so volumes have faded spines and one volume has a location label, else very good. Reprint Price USD 9,450. * Contains all treaties to which the United States is a party. Prior to the publication of this compilation Treaties and Other International Agreements were published in the United States Statutes at Large.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Metzkes, Harald. - Nach Raffaels Disputa. - "Revolution".

      - Mischtechnik / Aquarell & Gouache, über Radierung, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1984. Von Harald Metzkes. Künstlerexemplar (e.a.). 32,0 x 50,0 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 50 x 65,5 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb der Platte rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert, mittig betitelt und links mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen. Am Blattrand rechts unten Wasserzeichen der Hahnemühle. - Blattrand leicht angeschmutzt. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Harald Metzkes (1929 Bautzen - lebt in Altlandsberg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1949?53 Studium der Malerei an der Hochschule für bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK) bei Wilhelm Lachnit und Rudolf Bergander. 1955?58 Meisterschüler der deutschen Akademie der Künste in Berlin bei Otto Nagel. 1965 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1977 Nationalpreis der DDR für Illustration und Grafik. 1984 Teilnahme an der Biennale in Venedig. 2007 Hannah-Höch-Preis. Gilt als Begründer und Hauptvertreter der sogenannten "Berliner Schule", zu der unter anderen Hans Vent, Lothar Böhme, Konrad Knebel und Werner Stötzer gehören. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Metzkes, Harald. - Nach Raffaels Disputa. - "Auferstehung".

      - Mischtechnik / Aquarell, Gouache & Tusche, über Radierung, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1984. Von Harald Metzkes. Künstlerexemplar (e.a.). 32,0 x 49,5 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 50 x 65,5 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb der Platte rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert, mittig betitelt und links mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen. Am Blattrand rechts unten Wasserzeichen der Hahnemühle. - Blattrand minimal angeschmutzt. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Harald Metzkes (1929 Bautzen - lebt in Altlandsberg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1949?53 Studium der Malerei an der Hochschule für bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK) bei Wilhelm Lachnit und Rudolf Bergander. 1955?58 Meisterschüler der deutschen Akademie der Künste in Berlin bei Otto Nagel. 1965 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1977 Nationalpreis der DDR für Illustration und Grafik. 1984 Teilnahme an der Biennale in Venedig. 2007 Hannah-Höch-Preis. Gilt als Begründer und Hauptvertreter der sogenannten "Berliner Schule", zu der unter anderen Hans Vent, Lothar Böhme, Konrad Knebel und Werner Stötzer gehören. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Angry Typed Letter Signed on personal stationery

      Lebanon, OH, 1984. unbound. 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, Lebanon, Ohio, October 26, 1984. In this strongly-worded letter, Armstrong takes exception with the Editor of Guideposts, who decided to interview Armstrong's mother for an article that contained numerous errors, in part: "The story you referred to is certainly not my story. It was apparently based on an interview with my mother. After the story was originally brought to my attention, shortly after its publication, I asked my mother if she was responsible for the many errors of fact and misquotes in the article. She assured me she was not. It was unbelievable to me that Guideposts would print unverified quotations from a quarter century earlier. I could only conclude that policy and integrity of the magazine was akin to that of the National Enquirer. I am unable to think of any condition under which I would approve text or collaborate in any way with Guideposts." Note: Guideposts, a Christian faith-based publication, was started in 1945 by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Natural folds; very good condition. American Astronaut and the first person to walk on the moon.

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        Ficciones

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Sol Lewitt. Number 201 of 1500. Signed in pencil by Sol Lewitt on colophon page. Faint rubbing to covers, spine dark, scuffs to slipcase. Text block tight and unmarked.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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        FIFTY YEARS OF AMERICAN POETRY: A Tribute to Marie Bullock

      (Winston Salem):: Palaemon Press,. 1984.. First edition and only edition of a set of 22 broadside poems, printed in red and black, with each broadside SIGNED by the poet. Reportedly one of only 50 unnumbered copies, but no indication herein. The other poets included are Louis Coxe, Eberhart, Robert Fitzgerald, Daniel Hoffman, Kunitz, John Nims, Nemerov, Schuyler, Strand, May Swenson, Mona Van Duyn, and David Waggoner About 9 x 14 inch, laid in a marbled paper portfolio with printed label on front cover. Fine. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Les Atlas français XVIe-XVIIe siècles ; répertoire bibliographique et étude.

      Bibliothèque nationale 1984 - 1 in-4 relié cartonnage éditeur. 698 pages. 166 figures en planches dans le texte. Index géographique. Index des auteurs. Index des sujets. Exemplaire à l'état neuf. Envoi protégé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kateda

      The Dickens Press, 1984. Hardcover. Fair/ACCEPTABLE. 1984. 172 pages. Grey boards with cream dust jacket. Tightly bound cream pages with light tanning to text block edge and endpapers. Light water blemishing marks to the top edge of the ffep and front pastedown, and both the top and bottom ends of the front board. Boards are bright, apart from the water blemishing to the front board and a light fingerprint mark to the centre front board. Light edge wear with light corner bumping. Two moderate tears to the bottom edge of the front of the dust jacket. Light chipping, tearing and tanning to the dust jacket spine and its extremities with moderate tanning, fingerprint marks and blemishing to the front board. The dust jacket is unclipped.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Herman Melville Treasury Moby Dick, Confidence Man, Piazza Tales and Billy Budd

      Kingsport Press/ Amaranth Pub/Octopus Book, 1984 Limited Edition Special Bookcover by Peerage Books. green leather cover with gold edged pages. Peerage books on bottom of spine. As new condition

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        Kozik, Gregor Torsten. - Herz + Leiter. - "Stein".

      - Zeichnung / Kreidezeichnung, auf aquarelliertem Grund, 1984. Von Gregor Torsten Kozik. 32,6 x 40,8 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Dazu betitelt. - Blatt Nr. 10 aus der Zeichnungsserie "Herz + Leiter". - Keine Mängel ersichtlich. Sehr gut erhalten. Gregor Torsten Kozik (*1948 Hildburghausen, lebt und arbeitet in Kirchbach). Eigentlich Gregor Torsten Schade-Adelsberg. Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, Video- und Installationskünstler. Nach Kindheit in Streufdorf 1954 Zwangsumsiedlung nach Leipzig. 1965-67 Lehre zum Offsetretuscheur, parallel Besuch der Abendakademie der Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig. 1967-72 Studium an der HGB bei Fritz Fröhlich, Hans Mayer-Foreyt und Gerhard Brose. Anschließend freischaffend. Ab 1974 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Chemnitz) ansässig, dort 1976 Mitbegründer der Künstlergruppe „Clara Mosch". Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler (VBK) der DDR, 1987 Umzug nach Kirchbach. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Archäologie in Deutschland. Jahrgänge 1984 bis 2005. 22 komplette Jahrgänge.

      Stuttgart : Theiss, 1984-2005. - Jeweils mit zahlr. Fotos u. Illustrationen. ; 93 Hefte: 1984 in 1 Heft, 1985 bis 2001 in 4 Heften, 2002 bis 2005 in 6 Heften. ; Ohne Sonderhefte. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 24000 4° (28 x 21 cm) , Broschur , Gute Exemplare [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Films of Gregory Peck (First Edition, inscribed to Judith Crist)

      Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gregory Peck to film critic and academic Judith Crist, who provides the introduction: "For Judith / With great appreciation and warm regards / Gregory Peck." Laid in are two very interesting pieces of ephemera: a photocopy of a rave review from The Columbus Dispatch, with a holograph ink notation from John Griggs to Crist: "Dear J.C. / Received this from Peck the other day and thought you'd enjoy seeing it as much as I did / LXXX / JG" and a copy of "Judith Crist's Oscar Pool 1992," something of an internal document, that includes two mentions of Peck's final acting role, the 1991 remake of "Cape Fear" by Martin Scorsese. Judith Crist was the first full-time female film critic for an American newspaper, the New York Herald Tribune, the founding film critic at New York magazine, and in her later years, well known as the film critic for TV Guide. She appeared in Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories" (1980), and authored several collections of essays on film and interviews with filmmakers. Though more a populist, she very much paved the way for Pauline Kael, as she refused to be influenced by any opinion but her own, and could be quite blunt in her assessments of films. Billy Wilder once said that asking her to review a film was like "asking the Boston Strangler for a neck massage," and Otto Preminger simply referred to her as "Judas Crist." In her foreword here, Crist makes clear her absolute fondness for the archetypal style that Peck created, moving through a huge variety of groundbreaking characters while maintaining a staunch core integrity, best exemplified by his role as one of the first Western anti-heroes in "The Gunfighter" (1950), the anti-Cary Grant in "Roman Holiday" (1953), and the anti-father in "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1963). Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has a lightly faded spine and a few tiny nicks at the extremities, else quite bright.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Brüder Grimm Gedenken, Band 4. Schriften der Brüder-Grimm-Gesellschaft Kassel, Band 8.

      Marburg: Elwert, 1984. VIII, 216 Seiten, gebundene Ausgabe. Original-Leinenband mit Titel- und Rückentitelprägung, insgesamt in nahezu neuwertigem Zustand. - Aufsatzsammlung mit Beiträgen von Else Ebel, Hans-Bernd Harder, Jutta Rissmann, Ulrike Marquardt, Heinz Rölleke, Lucia Borghese, Cornelius Soeteman, Alan Kirkness, Miljan Mojasevic und Ludwig Denecke. Versand D: 2,60 EUR Allgemeine und Vergleichende Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft. Philologie. Literatur. Literaturgeschichte. Literaturtheorie. Literaturwissenschaft. Literatursoziologie. Literaturanalyse. Deutsche Literatur. Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft. Linguistik. Grammatik. Lexikologie. Brüder Grimm.

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        A Collector's Guide to Antique Miners' Candlesticks

      U.S.A.: The Mineralogical Record. Paperback. 0930259009 145 pages. Index. Footnotes. Reference list. Supplemental 1984 price guide laid-in. "Contains nearly 450 illustrations covering every type of candlestick brand-name model, plain to fancy blacksmith models, folding and mechanical models. Also included are many wonderful underground photos from the turn of the century showing mine candlesticks in actual use. Includes a discussion of history, collecting pointers, and guides to cleaning and recognition." - from photocopy of publisher's book list laid-in. Wilson's superbly detailed diagrams exquisitely present these artifacts in their original form. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy of this magnificent reference. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

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        The Eyes of the Dragon

      Philtrum Press 1984 - LIMITED EDITION authentically SIGNED by Stephen King. A magnificent copy with the original publisher's slipcase that came with the book. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A fabulous copy SIGNED by the author. Trades and offers considered. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The CIVIL warS: A Tree Is Best Measured When It Is Down | Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Original poster for the premiere of the Rome movement of the 1984 opera)

      Rome: Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, 1984. Original poster for the 1984 opera directed by Robert Wilson with music by Philip Glass, David Byrne, Gavin Bryars, and others, as performed at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma in March of 1984. "The CIVIL warS" was originally conceived as six movements, created in six different countries, that once premiered in their countries of origin would then be joined together into a daylong opera for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. However, after adequate funding never surfaced for the project, the piece remained incomplete and is now known only for its five completed sections. It has never been performed whole. This poster is for the Rome movement, with music composed by Philip Glass. During the piece, the Earth Mother and a Snow Owl join Abraham Lincoln in a prayer for peace. It then includes appearances from Giuseppe Garibaldi, Hopi dancers, Robert E. Lee, Seneca the Younger, and Mary Todd Lincoln. Glass composed the music late in the process, after Wilson had already completed a silent staging of the opera. 33 x 24 inches, rolled. Fine condition.

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        Stelzmann, Volker. - "Zu Pontormos Heimsuchung".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, mit Plattenton, auf Büttenpapier, 1984/2004. Von Volker Stelzmann. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 5/7. 34,5 x 50,5 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 53,5 x 66,0 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb der Platte rechts unten in Bleistiift signiert und datiert. Links eigenhändige Auflagenbezeichnung, mittig Titel. - Zwei Platten auf einem Bogen. - Tadelloses Exemplar. Volker Stelzmann (*1940 Dresden, lebt und arbeitet in Berlin-Charlottenburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1957-60 Lehre zum Feinmechaniker, bis 1963 Arbeit in diesem Beruf. Daneben Abendakademie der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB) bei Walter Münze. Ab 1963-68 Studium an der HGB bei Gerhard-Kurt Müller. Grundstudium bei Fritz Fröhlich, Hans Mayer-Foreyt und Harry Blume. 1968-73 freischaffend. Auseinandersetzung mit dem intalienischen Manierismus (Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino) und der Neuen Sachlichkeit (Otto Dix). 1970-86 Mitglied im Verband Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1973/74 Aspirantur an der HGB, ab 1979 Dozentur, ab 1982 Professur ebenda. 1987/88 Gastprofessor an der Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. 1988-2006 Professor für Malerei an die Universität der Künste Berlin. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards

      Tenafly, NJ: MMI Americana Press, 1984. 1st . Hardcover. New/New. dust jacket with light fading to spine.

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        THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS, THE RETURN OF THE KING (3 Volumes)

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. All 3 volumes Fine. Leather Bound. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This set is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Telex Persan.

      Paris: Contrejour, 1984. First French edition, published simultaneously with the American edition of the photojournalist's first book. Folio, original stiff photographic wrappers, photographic endpapers. Inscribed by the photographer, Gilles Peress. In fine condition. Peress described his art well when he said, "I work much more like a forensic photographer in a certain way, collecting evidence. I've started to take more still lifes, like a police photographer, collecting evidence as a witness. I've started to borrow a different strategy than that of the classic photojournalist. The work is much more factual and much less about good photography. I don't care that much anymore about "good photography." I'm gathering evidence for history, so that we remember" (U.S. News). "Telex Iran chronicles the crisis in United States-Iran relations in late 1979 and early 1980 when militant Iranian students seized the American Embassy and held its inhabitants hostage. Peress?' book is oversized, graphically bold and provides numerous perspectives on an extremely sensitive political problem Along with reportage of major political events, Peress?' pictures record mundane spaces, places, people and moments of Iranian life in order to emphasize the incomprehensibility and confusion of the environment before his eyes. In this way the photographer is able to visualize precisely the culture gap that made such a historical misunderstanding possible. It is a brilliant tactic" (Roth, 28). Open Book, 330; Parr and Badger II, 252.

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        Island Journal: The Annual Publication of the Island Institute (1984 - 2015)

      Island Institute 1984-2015, Rockland, Maine - "The Island Institute is a non-profit organization that serves as a voice for the balanced future of the islands and waters of the islands and waters of the Gulf of Maine." Contents include complete coverage of island life on the coast of Maine and elsewhere, aquaculture, historical pieces, poetry, many illustrations, book reviews, reports of activities of the Island Institute in the areas of education, health and safety services, and more. Many covers and other photos by Peter Ralston. Several issues are out-of-print, and a set in this condition is seldom found. Full Set, Volumes 1-31. 4to. . A rare opportunity in fine condition. Each annual issue is 100 pp +/-, covers are full-color photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        PEONIES OF GREECE. (portfolio of limited edition signed lithographic Prints with additional unique proofs]

      Kifissia, Greece: Goulandris Natural History Museum, , 1984, 1984. One of the finest modern botanical works with elephant folio lithographic plates of outstanding quality. This copy belonged to Professor Stearn and includes a number of proof plates and exhibition poster as described below. This portfolio of prints is now scarce and rarely offered. "These twelve coloured lithographs reproduce natural size paintings by Niki Goulandris of the members of the genus Paeonia native to Greece and gathered in their natural habitat. The engraver Takis Katsoulidis made all lithographs by hand between June 1981 and September 1983. Printed on Arjomari-Prioux Velin Arches by J. Scaramangas and A. Constantinidis in a limited number edition of 300 copies in English and 200 copies in Greek. Text is set by E. Kaliakatos and printed by J. Makris S. A. The portfolio is hand bound by A. C. Ganiaris. Accompanying descriptive text is published in 'Peonies of Greece, A Taxonomic and Historical Survey' By William T. Stearn and Peter. H. Davis. Published by the Goulandris Natural History Museum Kiffisia 1983. No. 142." Each plate is signed and numbered by the artist in pencil and protected by a tissue guard, with separate title, half title, contents and colophone leaves. In addition to the standard contents there are 5 proof sheets of plates, one with a b/w proof impression to the reverse; these are early proofs without titles, but with a few manuscript notes. Also with the portfolio is a large (A1) colour poster advertising an exhibition for the American Museum of Natural History New York Naturemax Gallery 1st floor 11 May- 12 August 1984, the exhibi tion entitled " PEONIES OF GREECE MYTH SCIENCE AND ART". A number of the additional proof plates are worn to the edges and a little marked, but the 12 signed plates are all in excellent condition, a couple of the tissue guards lightly creased at the lower edge, the large advertising poster is quite worn, a little marked and with several creases. The portfolio is a little rubbed to edges with a small stain to the rear. A superb and unique item. [Provenance: from the library of Prof. William Stearn, "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. Signed by Author & Illustrator. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Goulandris, Niki A.. Elephant Folio.

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        DARKNESS COMES.

      London: W. H. Allen,. 1984. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. An elusive book. (#74230). First edition. This edition preceded the U.S. paperback original (published as DARKFALL) by over six months. (The later U.S. hardcover was a book club edition.) "DARKNESS COMES" is the author's preferred title. "Koontz's deft characterization and page-turning suspense are here in abundance ..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-186. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-186.

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        The Far Side of the World

      Collins, London 1984 - First Impression. Octavo; hunter green paper over boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 371pp. Text edges bear a hint of the usual tanning, else Fine in a Fine second issue dustjacket, price-clipped, with the higher sticker price of 9.95 placed to the left of the clip. A superb copy of a key Jack Aubrey novel, without wear or fading. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Schwarze Spiegel. Zehn Ver=Ätzungen von Eberhard Schlotter zu einer Erzählung von Arno Schmidt

      Galerie Stübler, Hofheim am Taunus, 1984 - Exemplar Nr. 19 von 100. Handabzug der Radierungen auf Guarro-Bütten von Eberhard Schlotter, Altea/Spanien. Großformatige Klappmappe aus Leinen mit Beschriftung. Mappe leicht fleckig. Alle 10 Radierungen Nr 19 von 100, handsigniert und numeriert. Einzeln mit dem Titel in einem Kartoneinband. Reste eines Fahrrades, Abfahrt, Das letzte Mädchen, Der Mühlensteg, Hab acht! Das Amtsgericht, Arno Schmidt, Das Skelett des Dichters, Der Güterbahnhof, Gezeichnet. Mit dem Begleittext. Der Mappeninhalt ist in einem sehr guten Zustand. Format 41 cm x 36,5 cm. R.-L.-ahw30878 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Stelzmann, Volker. - "Für Lorenzo Lotto".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, mit Plattenton, 1984. Von Volker Stelzmann. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 4/8. 50,0 x 32,0 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 79 x 55 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter der Platte in Bleistift signiert und datiert, links mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen, mittig betitelt. - Hervorragender Erhaltungszustand, keine Mängel. Volker Stelzmann (*1940 Dresden, lebt und arbeitet in Berlin-Charlottenburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1957-60 Lehre zum Feinmechaniker, bis 1963 Arbeit in diesem Beruf. Daneben Abendakademie der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB) bei Walter Münze. Ab 1963-68 Studium an der HGB bei Gerhard-Kurt Müller. Grundstudium bei Fritz Fröhlich, Hans Mayer-Foreyt und Harry Blume. 1968-73 freischaffend. Auseinandersetzung mit dem intalienischen Manierismus (Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino) und der Neuen Sachlichkeit (Otto Dix). 1970-86 Mitglied im Verband Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1973/74 Aspirantur an der HGB, ab 1979 Dozentur, ab 1982 Professur ebenda. 1987/88 Gastprofessor an der Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. 1988-2006 Professor für Malerei an die Universität der Künste Berlin. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        NAZCA. Testimonia de una alta cultura. Testimony of a high culture, Descubrimento del mas grande libro de GEOMETRIA del mundo. Discovery of the largest GEOMETRY book of the world. Lima, Diciembre 1984.

      (O.O., Editorial Juan Mejia Baca, o.J.) - 43:50,5 cm. 1 Vorsatzbl., 1 Vortitel mit Illustratiionen, 1 einfarb. Fotografie (Luftaufnahme) auf dem Titelblatt, 65 S.mit zahlr. tw. ganzseit. einfarb. Illustr., davon 14 teilweise mehrfach gefalt. Tafeln mit chematischen Darstellungen u. Abb. OHln. mit Illustration auf dem Vorderdeckel. Original-Ausgabe. Einzigartige und äußerst umfangreiche Publikation über die „peruanischen Erdzeichen", die seinerzeit von der Autorin entdeckt wurden. Sehr selten. Einbandkanten mit stärkeren Knickspuren, etliche Seiten infolge der schlechten Bindung lose und an den Ecken teilweise eselsrohrig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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        1984 Fernando Botero Mostly Mozart Poster

      1984 - "Mostly Mozart" by Fernando Botero, Unsigned Offset Lithograph printed in 1984 from an edition size of 800. The overall is size of the Offset Lithograph is 57 x 33.5 inches. The conditon of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Fernando Botero's trademark elements of humor and distortion are fully evident in this classic poster from the Lincoln Center's 1984 Mostly Mozart event.

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        Bauhaus I: 10 Photographs 1919 - 1933. Sowie Bauhaus II: 10 Photographs 1919 - 1933. Research and editing: Rudolf Kicken, Suzanne E. Pastor.

      Köln, Rudolf Kicken Gallery, 1984 - 1985. Fol. 4 n.n. S., 10 Tafeln, 4 n.n. S. + 10 Tafeln. Lose Blattsammlung in OLwd.-Mappe. EA. Nr. XXI von insgesamt 100 num. Expl. Mit allen 20 s/w Abzügen von den Orig. Negativen, mit den eighd. Signaturen der Fotographen bzw. Faksilime-Stempeln (2). - Portofolio 6 und 7. - Mappe etw. fleckig. Sehr schönes Expl. - Mit den Fotographien von Edmund Collein, Hajo Rose, Lotte Stam-Beese, Lucia Moholy, W. David Feist, Gertrud Arndt, T. Lux Feininger, Irene Bayer, Gyula Rap, Walter Funkat, Herbert Bayer, Katt. Both, Gerd Balzer, Horacio Coppola, Elleen Auerbach, Grete Stern, Georg Muche, Eugen Batz, Franz Ehrlich - Heinz Loew und Karl Straub. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Foto, Bauhaus

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        The Derwentwater Sketchbook 1903, by Beatrix Potter

      Published by Frederick Warne, London 1984 - , this is a limited edition presentation set of the Derwentwater Sketchbook, with accompanying Commentary booklet, it is number 108 of 250 limited edition copies, the sketch-book features reproduced watercolour and line-drawing sketches in the original format including annotations made by Beatrix Potter, the Commentary book is 39 pages with notes and commentary by Joyce Irene Whalley and Wynne K. Bartlett, complete in presentation case Limited Edition of 250 copies , the two books are in fine condition, the case is slightly dulled at the spine but is in very good condition , fine green cloth case with gilt titles 23.5 x 17 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        EMIGRE: A Magazine for Exiles / The Magazine That Ignores Boundaries. Issues 1 - 8.

      Berkeley: Emigre Graphics, 1984-1987. First edition. All very good to fine. 8 volumes, original stapled decorative wrappers 17 x 11.5 inches, various paginations (about 32 pp. each). All volumes with a variety of illustrations, graphics, distinctive typography, poems, stories, etc. No. 3 with large pull-out poster. No. 6 in 3 parts as issued, though lacking the plain cardboard box and the letterpress printed fan by Susan E. King. First number with accompanying letter from publisher Rudy VanderLans to Julie Curtiss at Black Sparrow Press gifting the first 2 issues and asking permission to publish John Fante's "The Odyssey of a Wop" in the 3rd issue. Fante's story does indeed appear in Emigre No. 3. Eighth issue, featuring a Charles Bukowski poem, also has a letter from Rudy VanderLans to Black Sparrow Press publisher John Martin thanking him for supporting Emigre. "The focus of Emigre is on the unique perspective of contemporary poets, writers, journalists, graphic designers, photographers, architects, and artists who live or have lived outside their native countries." (from the publisher's website). Only the first issue was subtitled "A Magazine for Exiles," thereafter it was "The Magazine That Ignores Boundaries." Early issues quite scarce.

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        La Comédie Humaine. 28 volumes, complet.

      Jean de Bonnot, Paris 1984 - in-8 Plein cuir noir ornementé, tranche de tête dorée. p. Tirage spécial, exemplaire de tête. Ensemble en bel état. Texte illustré de bandeaux et de reproductions en noir de l'époque.

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        Nutcracker.

      New York: Crown Publishers, 1984. First edition. Oblong quarter, original cloth. Signed by Maurice Sendak on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. "A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year" (New York Times Book Review).

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        Continuous cultures of fused cells secreting antibody of predefined specificity" in Nature 256, August 7, 1975, pp. 495 - 497

      - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF "ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT METHODOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN BIOMEDICINE" -- THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING TECHNIQUE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (Nobel Press Release). Georges J.F. Köhler and César Milstein hoped to answer the question: "How does the human body manage to produce tailor-made proteins that can fight any foreign matter you care to throw at it?" (Sattaur, New Scientist, Oct. 18, 1984, 3). In search of an answer, Milstein and Köhler began to develop "methods of making antibodies that have identical chemical structures and therefore identical functions" (ibid). The technique they developed created the possibility longed for by the scientific community - "the possibility of producing monoclonal antibodies with predetermined specificities" (Nobel Press Release). Because "an antibody producing cell and all its daughter cells produce an identical antibody molecule? dream became reality in 1975 when Köhler and Milstein [in the paper offered here] "described the hybridoma technique for production of monoclonal antibodies. They immortalized antibody producing cells by fusing them with tumour cells. The method allows unlimited production of monoclonal antibodies with predetermined specificity. Monoclonal antibodies has opened up completely new fields for theoretical and applied biomedical research and allows precise diagnosis and also treatment of disease" (ibid). Milstein and Köhler realized the import of their discovery (though it is interesting to note that the editors of Nature initially did not, asking for the paper to be heavily cut and failing to reserve a section of the journal in which findings of significance are printed). The journal came around, realizing, as did the paper's authors, that "Monoclonal antibodies could be used to make the purest interferon. They can tell one cell type from another; one type of leukemia from another. And the best thing about them is their reliability. They will exhibit the same properties every time because each cell in the clone is identical" (Sattaur). Milstein and Köhler won the 1984 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for finding a way to create these highly specific antibodies, sharing it with Niels Jerne whose early work on antibody diversity represented an important breakthrough for immunological science. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Macmillan. 4to. (11 x 8.25 inches; 275 x 206mm). Original wraps. Slight and minor creasing from prior folding. Very good condition.

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        Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1984. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60239681; EAN: 9780851863627

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        For sale oder die Reise nach Bundoran mit acht Farbholzschnitten (inklusive des im Deckel montierten u. Vorsatz ) von Esteban Fekete. In 190 Exemplaren zum sechzigsten Geburtstag von Esteban Fekete von der Lehrdruckerei der Technischen Universität Darmstadt hergestellt. Alle Illustrationen sind von Originalstöcken gedruckt. Den Bucheinband fertigte Gert Hoffrath, Roßdorf.

      1984 - unpag., 30 Bl., 33x31cm -Bö14- [ Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Dr. Helmut Böhme (1936-2012), Historiker und Präsident der TU Darmstadt 1971-1995] Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        For Sale oder Die Reise nach Bundoran. Mit 8 Farbholzschnitten von Esteban Fekete. [Zum 60. Geburtstag von Esteban Fekete]

      Darmstadt : Lehrdruckerei der Techn. Hochschule, 1984. 27 ungez. Bl., mit 8 Farbholzschnitten von Esteban Fekete und 2 Vorsatz-Holzschnitten Fol. quer, Leinen, Holzschnitt auf Einbanddeckel nummeriertes und signiertes Exemplar 83/100; beiliegend ein O-Holzschnitt mit der gleichen Nummerierung; - sehr gutes bis auf minimale Gebrauchsspuren tadelloses Ex. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Les quatre saisons.

      Paris, Galerie Bernier (Cahiers Jacques Callot 1), 1984. - In-4° carré, Edition limitée à 126 exemplaires.Rassemble 4 gravures à la manière noire en couleurs (186x140) de Mario Avati, toutes titrées, signées et justifiées par l'artiste à la mine de plomb. En excellente condition. en feuilles, sous couverture imprimée rempliée, et étui-boîte de toile noire titré en blanc.

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        La pittura napoletana del '600

      Milano , LONGANESI, Repertori fotografici Longanesi e C. 1984 - Con 889 illustrazioni in nero e 19 tavole a colori (opere di 111 artisti). 4to. pp. 910. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione (First Edition). . Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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