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        Empire of the Sun

      Gollancz, UK 1984 - 1st Edition 1984. Three books including the proof, trade edition and the limited edition of 100 copies. Proof is fine and in very nice un-read condition. The trade edition is very good++ and quite bright. A little surface usage and edge wear. Pages browning as usual. The limited edition is from a printing of 100 but this copy is not signed or numbered. A very rare edition. The book is near fine and bright. Includes a signed picture of the author. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 8128-8130 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        METAMORPHOSIS Written By Franz Kafka. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir. Introduced by Robert Coles

      New York At the Wild Carrot Letterpress for the Limited Editions Club [1984] - Unique Inscribed copy of this Limited Edition of 1500 hand-numbered copies signed by the artist, José Luis Cuevas. THIS COPY WITH ADDITIONAL INSCRIPTION AND ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING BY THE ARTIST. With etchings on tissue-guarded plates and drawings by José Luis Cuevas created specifically for this publication. Large 8vo, hand-cased at the Gray Parrot bindery in quarter gray-brown calf over textured paper-covered boards, the spine lettered in gilt within a blank embossed frame, in the original slipcase. xii, 61, [1]. Internally a pristine copy, the binding also fine but for a light touch of sun and one small abrasion to the calf of the spine, the slipcase still very nice with only minor age evidence. UNIQUE INSCRIBED COPY WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY JOSÉ LUIS CUEVAS. The famous Mexican Surrealist has inscribed this copy "La Vida de un hobre . with a bold signature and a very large pen and ink drawing filling much of the front blank page. The book itself is a fine production, printed on mold-made paper specially produced for this edition by Cartiere Enrico Magnani. It was designed by Ben Shiff, set in American Monotype and the etchings were printed at the Water Street Press. In all Kafka’s surreal fable is given a very contemporary and highly artistic twist, making this one of the most original and striking productions for the club for quite some time. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        DEATH OF A SALESMAN

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1984 - Tall octavo (8" x 10-3/4") bound in luxurious full brown goatskin leather with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated by Leonard Baskin who contributes 5 striking etchings portraying Willy's gradual descent. The etchings were printed by Bruce Chandler, a formidable artist in his own right. A beautiful edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, one of the highs spots of modern theater, limited to 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by both the author and the artist on the colophon page, this being copy #202. Monthly Letter laid in. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes. Illustrated by Alan James Robinson. Introduction by Jan van Dorsten

      [NP: but Williamsburg, MA]: Cheloniidae Press. 1984. First Edition, Artist Proof issue, one of 5 copies only, all on obsolete Whatman paper (blue-white laid ca. 1962), this copy inscribed to noted collectors Mimi and Arnold Elkind, and signed by Alan James Robinson, the printer, Harold P. McGrath, the binder, Gray Parrot, from a total issue of 225, as follows: 5 AP copies (this copy) in an elegant full limp vellum non-adhesive binding, title in gilt on spine, an extra suite (14), each print inscribed, signed and numbered, and two extra suites of working proofs (29), each inscribed, signed and labeled "wp," and an original drawing, two working proofs of the frontis portrait, a unicorn within an oval border, housed in 1/4 vellum folder with Narwhal "horn" tooled in gold gilt on spine, housed in tan cloth over boards with vellum spine stamped with title in gold gilt; 15 State Proof copies, bound in full vellum non-adhesive limp binding with an original drawing and an extra suite of prints plus a suite of working proofs of the prints and state proofs of the etching; 60 deluxe copies in vellum binding and an extra suite; 150 regular copies on T.H. Saunders Laid. Page size: 9 1/2 x 7 inches. Bound by Gray Parrot with his binder&#39;s ticket at lower rear turn- in: full limp vellum, matching quarter vellum sleeve for extra suites all housed in vellum and linen clamshell box, box slightly worn with 2 or 3 minor bumps, book fine. Illustrated with 15 woodengravings and one etching by Robinson, the text is set and cast in Van Dyck Monotype by Winifred and Michael Bixler and printed by Harold Patrick McGrath in black and blue at Hampshire Typothetae. Jan van Dorsten, Professor of English Literature at the University of Leiden, Nethrlands and Head of the Sir Thomas Browne Institute there, has written an introduction on Browne&#39;s life, work and thought especially for this volume, which is Chapter XXIII of PSEUDODOXIA EPIDEMICA .... In all, this is a lovely book, full of fantasy and romance, beautifully produced and executed by one of the finest naturalists working today. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10680.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        THE FIRE FROM WITHIN. Presentation Copy.

      Simon and Schuster,, New York 1984 - Carlos Castaneda. THE FIRE FROM WITHIN. Presentation Copy. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. 8vo., 268pp. Gilt titled blue cloth. First Edition. A fine, fresh example in a lovely correctly priced dustwrapper. Neatly inscribed on the title page in blue ink: "To Janet Fuentes / best wishes / Carlos Castaneda". A superb example. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King; The Hobbit; The Silmarillion

      Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1984 Octavo (9.0 in. by 5.75 in.); five volumes; maps laid-in at three volumes; unused bookplate laid in at two volumes; good hardcover; crisp; clean; bright; elegantly bound in hunter-green leather with gilt title and author to boards and spine; silk en dpapers; raised bands at spine; all edges gilt; bumped, broken three volume corners; light marring of gilt edge to one volume..

      [Bookseller: The Chisholm Trail Bookstore]
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        Mystique of Vellum. Containing an introduction by Dechard Turner and a historical essay on vellum printed books by Colin Franklin along with a manual to printing letterpress on vellum and parchment by Richard Bigus that's edited by Lester Ferriss.

      Boston Bromer, Anne & David 1984 - Quarto. 38pp. First edition. One of 225 copies printed in three colors by Richard Bigus at the Stinehour Press. Illustrated with two wood engravings by Greg Dearth and a specimen sheet printed in three colors on parchment. Handbound by Claudia Cohen in quarter-vellum and printed paper boards with dropback box. The only major book published on the subject of printing on vellum and/or parchment. Mint at publication price. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Lost Ones. Seven Etchings by Charles Klabunde

      Stamford: The New Overbrook Press. 1984. This copy in a unique binding by Jack & Emma Craib: full black morocco with mother-of-pearl onlays forming design of characters from the play climbing out of the cylinder tube in which Beckett has set the play. The design reveals itself as a pictorial image only with the use of an anamorphoscope which is a 6 inch silver tube sitting on top of one of the marble onlays. Limited to 250 copies on Rives, each copy signed by Samuel Beckett. Each of the seven etchings is hand-numbered and signed by the artist, Charles Klabunde. Charles Klabunde, master engraver, was born in Nebraska where he spent the first two formative decades of his life. He received his MFA at the University of Iowa where his unusual talents were discovered by master print-maker Mauricio Lazansky who invited Klabunde to join his Print Workshop. Following his one-man exhibition at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, the artist moved to New York where he established his own printmaking studio and taught at Cooper Union. His work was prominently featured in the 1969 Associated American Artists&#39; "New Talent in Printmaking" Exhibition and in 1970 in "five New York Printmakers" at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 1971, he received the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. His works are represented in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The National Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Bibliotheque Nationale etc. Klabunde&#39;s imagery and iconography, although highly individualistic, is often traced from the work of Bosch, Durer, Breughel, Callot, Rembrandt, Blake, Goya, Meryon, Redon, Klinger, Ensor, Magritte, Klee and Picasso. Samuel Beckett received the Nobel Prize in 1969 and great attention was focused on his next work, THE LOST ONES, which was his most sustained narrative to have appeared for many years. "Inside a flattened cylinder fifty metres round and sixteen high" live Beckett&#39;s lost people. Their relentless search for an escape from the cylinder gives THE LOST ONES a tragic force as a mirror of our own existence. Beckett requested that The New Overbrook Press edition include certain alterations to THE LOST ONES which make it the definitive version of his work. The author translated the text from the original French version, LE DEPEUPLEUR. The publisher, Charles Altschul, designed this limited edition as the inaugural offering of The New Overbrook Press. A graduate of Yale University, he has received numerous awards for his fine printing and bookmaking. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/1039.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Lot of 23 signed books Illustrated by Michael Hague, many with original drawings by the artist

      - 1) Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit or, There and Back Again. Boston, (1984). Houghton Mifflin. First edition, first printing. Gold-stamped green paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine in dust jacket. 290pp. Signed drawing by Hague of Gandalf on title-page. ISBN: 0395362903.2) Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit or, There and Back Again. Boston, (1984). Houghton Mifflin. First edition, second printing. Gold-stamped green paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine in dust jacket. 290pp. Signed drawing by Hague of a dragon on title-page. ISBN: 0395362903.3) Baum, Frank L. The Wizard of Oz. New York, (1982). Henry Holt and Company. First edition, sixth printing. Color illustrated glossy paper-covered boards in matching dj. ix, 219pp. Double-page color illustration preceding frontispiece. Signed drawing by Hague of the lion on page opposite half-title. ISBN: 0805002219.4) Baum, Frank L. The Wizard of Oz. New York, (1982). Henry Holt and Company. First edition, eighth printing. Color illustrated glossy paper-covered boards in matching dj. ix, 219pp. Double-page color illustration preceding frontispiece. Signed full-page drawing by Hague of the lion on page opposite half-title. This drawing larger than one in previous copy. ISBN: 0805002219.5) Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. New York, (1985). Henry Holt. First edition, third printing. Half red cloth over blue paper-covered boards with silver lettering on spine in dj. 122pp. Signed drawing by Hague on title-page of a mushroom with a smoking chimney. Signed by previous owner on free front endpaper. ISBN: 080500212X.6) Hague, Kathleen. Good Night, Fairies. San Francisco. Chronicle Books, (2002). First edition, second printing. Glossy color-illustrated paper-covered boards in matching dj. Unpaginated (36pp). Illustrated endpapers & title-page. Signed drawing by M. Hague of a fairy-mermaid with fish on title-page. ISBN: 1587171341.7) Hague, Michael. Michael Hague's Magical World of Unicorns. New York, (1999). Simon & Schuster. First edition, first printing. Glossy illustrated paper-covered boards in matching dj. Unpaginated (36pp). Decorative endpapers. Drawing of a unicorn by Hague on title-page, signed by him, dated 2000. ISBN: 0689828497.8) Grahame, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows. New York, (1980). Ariel Books. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First edition. Gold-stamped brown cloth with gold lettering on spine in dj. 207pp. Illustrated endpapers. Signed drawing by Hague of a frog smoking a cigar on title-page. ISBN: 0030562945.9) Burnett, Frances Hodgson. The Secret Garden. New York, (1987). Henry Holt. First edition. Half-brown cloth over green paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine in dj. 232pp. Small signed drawing by Hague of a flower on title-page. Inscription by previous owner on free front endpaper. ISBN: 0805002774.10) Hague, Michael. The Book of Fairies. New York, (2000). Harper Collins. First edition. Blue paper-covered boards in dj. 125pp. Color illustrated endpapers. Signed full-page drawing by Hague of a fairy opposite half-title page. ISBN: 0688108814.11) Norton, Mary. The Borrowers. San Diego, (1991). Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. First edition. Half green cloth over gold-stamped yellow paper-covered boards in price-clipped dj. xiv, 177pp. Signed drawing by Hague of a small girl opposite title-page. ISBN: 0152099913.12) Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan. New York, (1987). Henry Holt and Company. First edition. Half maroon cloth over tan paper-covered boards with white lettering on spine in dj. 158pp. Signed drawing by Hague of a pirate on title-page. ISBN: 0805002766.13) Hague, Michael. The Book of Dragons. New York, (1995). William Morrow and Company. First edition, seventh printing. Half blue cloth over blind-stamped red paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine in dj. 146pp. Color illustrated endpapers. Signed drawing of a dragon by Hague on half-title page, dated 2000. ISBN: 0688108792.14) Lang, Andrew (ed.). The Rainbow Fairy Book. New [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        La pittura napoletana del'600. 889 illustrazioni in bianco e nero e diciannove tavole a colori.

      Milano, Longanesi, 1984 - In-4, pp. 909; tela editoriale con sovraccoperta. Importante repertorio fotografico. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIbreria Antiquaria Baduel]
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        SWEENEY ASTRAY

      Farrar Straus Giroux 1984 - First US edition. Limited issue of 350 numbered copies signed by Heaney on the limitation page. Illustrated by Barrie Cooke. Introduction by Heaney. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase. Fine condition in a Fine slipcase with the publisher's original shipping carton. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        NEUROMANCER

      Victor Gollancz, London 1984 - "The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel." Gibson's literary agent's copy of the actual Xerox corrected typescript used to publish the first UK & first hardcover edition of Neuromancer with his name [Christopher Priest] & contact information sticker on the first page. 8vo., 8 1/2" x 11" white bond, 303pp. Bound in a blue business 'Joca' file binder with a plain typed label on the upper cover. In addition, 42 non-sequential pages [Xerox] with additional corrections inserted loosely at the back of the binder. A rare state of this breakthrough defining novel & Nebula, Hugo and Philip K. Dick Award winner. Gunn, The New Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction. Pringle. 100 Best Science Fiction Novels. Of the three or four modern cornerstone SF novels of the 20th century that will stay top-of-mind for the foreseeable future, Neuromancer along with Dune, Stranger In A Strange Land & Do Androids Dream lead the way. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Neuromancer

      Gollanzc, London 1984 - First UK Edition. Fine book in a Fine Dust Jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. The author has also transcribed the first sentence of the novel on the title page. Inserted in the book is the ticket for the book signing. This first novel was awarded the Three major Science Fiction awards, The Hugo Award, The Nebula Award , and the Philip K Dick Award. Originally published in the USA as a paperback, in 1984, this is the first hardcover edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        NEUROMANCER

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1984. Octavo,. boards.. Review slip laid in. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#102695). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Signed inscription by Gibson to "Andy" dated 21 May 1985 on recto of title leaf. "... the pioneering &#39;cyberpunk&#39; novel and arguably the most influential SF novel of the 1980s." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-439. Winner of the 1984 Nebula, 1985 Hugo and 1985 Philip K. Dick awards for best novel. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 100. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 423.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Neuromancer

      Gollancz, UK 1984 - UK First Edition and First Impression hardback published in 1984 by Gollancz. The book and jacket are in fine condition, with a very slight hint of lightening to the spine. A lovely copy. Signed without inscription by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        Neuromancer: THE NEW ACE SCIENCE FICTION SPECIALS ---book 1 of the Cyberpunk Trilogy ---signed by William Gibson

      N.Y.: Ace, 1984, 1st Edition, 1st Printing - ------------paperback, a Near Fine copy with just a wee hint of light wear, faint crease along the spine caused by GIBSON folding the cover back to sign the book, signed by GIBSON, this edition of NEUROMANCER is the true 1st edition of Gibson's stunning cyberpunk novel, this is the true ACE 1st edition with the proper code designation on the cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        Neuromancer

      Victor Gollancz, London 1984 - Red cloth is bright with no titles. Maybe a rebind? Small mark on front board. This is an ex library book with new e/p's. Library markings on pre-title, title and reverse of title pages. Contents are tight with some foxing and soiling to page edges and occasional soiling throughout. Dust jacket is pretty good with some creasing, minor chipping to spine ends and slight fading to spine. It is not price clipped and has been covered in no-touch plastic. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        The Lost Ones. Seven Etchings by Charles Klabunde.

      The New Overbrook Press, Stamford 1984 - This copy in a unique binding by Jack & Emma Craib: full black morocco with mother-of-pearl onlays forming design of characters from the play climbing out of the cylinder tube in which Beckett has set the play. The design reveals itself as a pictorial image only with the use of an anamorphoscope which is a 6 inch silver tube sitting on top of one of the marble onlays. Limited to 250 copies on Rives, each copy signed by Samuel Beckett. Each of the seven etchings is hand-numbered and signed by the artist, Charles Klabunde. Charles Klabunde, master engraver, was born in Nebraska where he spent the first two formative decades of his life. He received his MFA at the University of Iowa where his unusual talents were discovered by master print-maker Mauricio Lazansky who invited Klabunde to join his Print Workshop. Following his one-man exhibition at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, the artist moved to New York where he established his own printmaking studio and taught at Cooper Union. His work was prominently featured in the 1969 Associated American Artists' "New Talent in Printmaking" Exhibition and in 1970 in "five New York Printmakers" at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 1971, he received the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. His works are represented in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The National Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Bibliotheque Nationale etc. Klabunde's imagery and iconography, although highly individualistic, is often traced from the work of Bosch, Durer, Breughel, Callot, Rembrandt, Blake, Goya, Meryon, Redon, Klinger, Ensor, Magritte, Klee and Picasso. Samuel Beckett received the Nobel Prize in 1969 and great attention was focused on his next work, THE LOST ONES, which was his most sustained narrative to have appeared for many years. "Inside a flattened cylinder fifty metres round and sixteen high" live Beckett's lost people. Their relentless search for an escape from the cylinder gives THE LOST ONES a tragic force as a mirror of our own existence. Beckett requested that The New Overbrook Press edition include certain alterations to THE LOST ONES which make it the definitive version of his work. The author translated the text from the original French version, LE DEPEUPLEUR. The publisher, Charles Altschul, designed this limited edition as the inaugural offering of The New Overbrook Press. A graduate of Yale University, he has received numerous awards for his fine printing and bookmaking. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        The White Alphabet.,

      Gilford: Circle Press, 1984. - 5 x 11 (closed). A double-sided concertina alphabet book of (56) pages, without text, cut and creased (as a pop-up) into heavy handmade Barcham Green paper. Attached to inlaid wood boards of sycamore and beech. Housed in two-part oatmeal cloth case titled in gold. Fine. One of 150 signed, numbered copies. Boards are inlaid with a stylized A and M on one side, N and Z on the other. Beyond the Text 8. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        BOOK OF PROPHECIES (Fine Facsimile Edition of 16th C. Manuscript)

      Madrid: Testimonio. New;. 1984. Hardcover. <p>BOOK OF PROPHECIES</p><p>Manuscript of 70 folios (originally 84) 30 x 22 cm, written between 1502 and 1504, containing those passages from the Scriptures which Columbus felt were related to himself and his mission and revealing his considerable knowledge of the Bible. The original is in the Chapter and Columbian Library in Seville Cathedral. </p><p>Study, transcription and notes by Francisco Álvarez Seisdedos, Director of the Columbian Library. </p><p>Limited international edition of 980 numbered certified copies; edition reserved for Spain out of print</p> .

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        HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE LA PROVINCIA DE EL ITZA (REPRODUCCION FACSIMILAR DE LA PRIMERA EDICION MADRID 1701) (Fine Facsimile Limited Edition)

      Ciudad DE Mexico: Grupo Condumex. Very Good+. 1984. Hardcover. Half tan leather bound cover with 4 raised bands over tan cloth boards has light wear to corners with some light soil scuffs. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean, pristine, and appear unread. An exact facsimile of the original 1701 edition including woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and letters. Limited Edition of only 350 copies of which this is #309. .

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        Libro de Horas de Luis de Orleans. Edición facsímil, signatura Lat. O. v. IN. 126 de la Biblioteca Salykow Stschedrin de San Petersburgo. Introducción de Carmen Pita. Comentarios a las miniaturas de Andrej Sterligow.

      Madrid, Ediciones de Arte y Bibliofilia, 1984. - Dos volúmenes en 4to.; 234 pp. para el facsímil + 78 pp., 1 h. para los Comentarios. Edición limitada y numerada. Encuadernación en piel, lomo con nervios, planos y cortes dorados para el facsímil, con estuche, y encuadernación en tela para la Introducción y Comentarios. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ich komme nicht zum Abendessen

      Ausstellungskatalog Galerie Max Hetzler, K??ln . 1984 - Unpag., mehrere Abb., kart., 21 x 14 cm. Auflage: 300 Exemplare [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Sonnets de Pétrarque, traduits en vers par Joseph Poulenc. Illustrés par Dominique Pardigon. Complet en 2 tomes.

      Editions d'Art Sefer - Chant des Sphères - Monte-Carlo / Nice, Chant des Sphères - Editions d'Art Sefer, 1984. 185 pages + (1ff) n.ch. (T1) ; 193 pages + (5ff) n.ch. (T2). Soit 2 tomes en 2 volumes in-4 reliés plein cuir havane richement décorés de motifs à froid et de dorures. Dos ornés, têtes dorées. Dos uniformément insolés, ayant viré au fauve. Petits frottements sur les nerfs. Très belle reliure, bien conservée, à ces remarques près. Chaque volume est présenté dans un emboitage assorti, également en bel état malgré de légers frottements. Parfait état intérieur. Tirage limité à 1300 exemplaires, un des 600 sans suite (N°1229). Toutes les illustrations HT de Pardigon sont protégées par serpente, sauf l'illustration en double page en début de premier tome. Bien complet du certificat d'authenticité.

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        LE DROIT PUBLIC ROMAIN . Manuel des Antiquités romaines. Traduit sur la deuxième édition allemande avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Paul Frédéric Girard. ------- Réédition de la traduction française, avec, en marge, la pagination de l'éditon allemande. Préface de Y. THOMAS ---------------------- 8 volumes / 8

      - Paris 1984. Réédition -- 7 TOMES en 8 Volumes Brochés. Format in-8°( 24,4 x 16 cm )( 5965 gr ) . -- Parfait état -- COLLATION : TOMES 1 et 2. La magistrature ( XXXVI-436 et 403 pages .). - TOMES 3, 4, 5 : Les différentes magistratures (387, 477 et 496 pp.). TOMES 6 ( 2 vol ) et 7 : Le peuple et le Sénat (491, 494 et 514 pp.). ********** [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        World Without Men

      Xavier Moreau Inc, New York 1984 - SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION of one of Newton's most successful books, illustrated with 180 black-and-white photographs. Although the limitation is not stated, it is believed that the edition was limited to 200 copies. (New York): Xavier Moreau Inc., (1984). Tall quarto, original silver-stamped gray cloth, original slipcase. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        FICCIONES.

      [New York: Limited Editions Club, 1984]. - Thick oblong octavo. Full black aniline calf, stamped in blind. Spine a bit sunned, large bookplate of James S. Copley on front pastedown, otherwise near fine in faintly shelf-rubbed slipcase. First edition in this format, illustrated with twenty-two original hors texte silkscreens printed by Jo Watanabe after designs by Sol Lewitt, who also undertook the design. Prefatory essay by Alexander Coleman. One of fifteen hundred copies, signed by Lewitt.

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        The Bookbindings of T. J. Cobden-Sanderson: A Study of his Work 1884-1893

      (London: British Library, 1984). Quarto. xii, 407pp. Illustrated throughout with a color frontispiece and black & white photographs showing examples of bindings. More than a bibliography, this volume provides insight into T. J. Cobden-Sanderson&#146;s development and influence as an artist, and gives detailed descriptive entries for each binding. An essential work on the art of bookbinding, centering on one of its most influential figures. This copy has been specially bound in a striking designer binding by Sally Lou Smith. The binding is full chestnut morocco with a subtle diagonal striation in the grain. Rows of irregular quadrilateral shapes follow the top and bottom edges of the covers and extend across the upper and lower boards. The shapes are onlaid into cutouts of russet morocco and are densely decorated with gilt-tooled flowers, leaves, and gouges (short curved lines). These design elements cleverly reference the work of Cobden-Sanderson and specific tools that he used, as depicted in the appendix of the book, while, at the same time, becoming part of Smith&#39;s own innovative, contemporary aesthetic. On the spine, the cutout shapes bear the title and author in gilt lettering. Doublures of russet morroco are decorated with double-ruled outlines of the quadrilaterals, and diagonal-striped Japanese paper flyleaves echo the texture of the morocco. Signed with initials to the rear doublure. Housed in a brown cloth box backed in gilt-titled chestnut morocco. Extremely fine. A.e.g. Smith was a fellow and President of Designer Bookbinders, renowned as both a binder and influential teacher.

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        The Mystique of Vellum

      Boston: Bromer, Anne & David 1984 - Introduction by Dechard Turner; historical essay on vellum-printed books by Colin Franklin. Quarto. 9 in. x 12 in. 38 pp. Maroon leather with gilt titling on the front cover; front and rear covers have a blind-stamped design set within gilt panels. Grey silk doublures and grey suede end-papers. This is No. 10 of "Thirteen copies printed on parchment with gold illuminated initials by Thomas Ingmire." (From the colophon.) Laid-in is an envelope containing an errata card, which reads in part; "The bindings for twelve of the parchment copies were designed by Peter, David and Anne Bromer. The bindings and their protective cases were executed by Eleanore Ramsey and Janice Schopfer." The dropback box is also bound in leather. Its front cover matches the book&#146;s cover but without the gilt. The box has gilt titling on the spine and is lined with grey suede. The front cover of this copy shows, about 6 inches from the top, a 6-inch horizontal line (which may be a light scratch or a flaw in the leather) and two similar but shorter lines angled beneath the horizontal line. Also laid-in are: (1) the prospectus from the publisher describing the regular edition of the book, of which 225 copies were printed; and (2) a shorter description of the work. Weight is 4.5 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        CLANDESTINE

      London: Allison & Busby, [1984]., 1984. First U.K. edition. Author&#39;s second book. Long generic inscription. Fine in fine dust jacket. The first American edition was issued as a paperback and is the true first edition. Freddy Underhill is an ambitious rookie policeman patrolling the streets of 1950&#39;s Los Angeles. A chance to lead on a possible serial killing is all it takes to fuel his reckless ambition propelling him into a dangerous alliance with certain mad and unstable elements of the law enforcement. When the case implodes with terrible consequences, Underhill takes the fall. He knows that his only hope for redemption lies in following the investigation to its grisly conclusion.

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        BROWN&#39;S REQUIEM

      London, New York: Allison & Busby,. [1984]. Octavo,. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#80858). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Inscribed by Ellroy. The author&#39;s first book. First published in the U.S. by Avon in 1981 as a paperback original. Hubin (1994), p. 265.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Vollständige Serie von sechs Holzschnitten: Treppe, Tor, Leiter, Fenster, Zaun und Busch von Hubert Kiecol.

      . Unterschiedliche Motivformate auf einheitliche Blattformate 50 x 35 cm. In kleiner Auflage in der Edition Griffelkunst-Vereinigung Hamburg 1984 erschienen. Die Holzschnitte sind jeweils mit Bleistift von Hand signiert und datiert 84. Sehr guter Zustand. Gesamtpreis für alle sechs Holzschnitte..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Elke Rehder]
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        La route.

      Les Bibliophiles de France, 1984 - Illustré de 8 jolies pointes-sèches en double page de Jean-Michel MATHIEUX-MARIE. Un des 160 exemplaires nominatifs numérotés, imprimé pour le Docteur Raoul Vidal, et signé par l'artiste. Sous chemise souple titrée, et emboîtage de l'éditeur. On y joint le carton d'invitation pour le vernissage de l'exposition. En très bon état. Après une formation en architecture aux Beaux-Arts, Jean-Michel MATHIEUX-MARIE cumule les activités de graveur, éditeur commercial, illustrateur, et imprimeur. . 700 g. 21 cahiers.

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Perle Rare]
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        Slow Learner

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1984. Early stories. Octavo. Original white cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, publisher&#39;s device to rear board, green endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: "10/86, To Michael Urban, Happy birthday! Best, Thomas Pynchon". Laid in is the photocopy of a typed letter signed by Pynchon to the mother of the recipient, dated 21 August 1986, in which Pynchon warmly accepts to sign books for the recipient, who suffers from lymphoma, and provides as contact the address of his agent, Melanie Jackson, whom he married in 1990. This collection of six short stories is introduced by the only autobiographical text ever written by Pynchon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PLASTVERARBEITER, 22 Jahrgänge: 35 (1984) - 57 (2006). Ohne Jahrgang 52 (2001). Jahrgänge 35 (1984), 43 (1992) und 51 (2000) sind unvollständig. [Zeitschrift. Plast-Verarbeiter. ISSN: 0032-1338.

      Heidelberg : Hüthig GmbH & Co KG, 1984 - 2006.. 22 Jahrgänge in 35 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften. Bibliothekseinband. 22 Jahrgänge in 35 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften.!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bei Jahrgang 35 (1984) fehlen die Ausgaben von Januar bis Juni. Der komplette Jahrgang 43 (1992) und die erste Hälfte des Jahrgangs 51 (2000) wurden nicht eingebunden (beiliegende Einzelhefte), dort fehlen die Ausgaben 6.1992 und 1.2000. Einbände etwas angestaubt und teilweise verformt. Band zur ersten Jahreshälfte von 42 (1991) ist stark verformt. Seiten sauber, teils aber gewellt. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Gesamtzustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Women

      Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1984 Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. First Edition, First Printing in acetate jacket with the title page printed in color ink and a limitation page at rear stating this is one of 500 hardcover copies originally printed. In Very Good condition. Light edge wear and faint sunning at extremities. Dings to bottom edges of some pages toward the first half of the text block, which seems to have occurred during binding. Light lean to spine. Else Near Fine. The acetate wrapper shows rubbing. Presents very well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Combinatorial Set Theory: Partition Relations for Cardinals : Studies in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics Series: 106,

      Elsevier Science Ltd, 1984 - 348 Seiten Bibliotheksexemplar. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 550

      [Bookseller: matthias hill]
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        La Juana Figueroa (Juana Figueroa)

      Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos. 1984. Copy no. 19, one 6 copies on Holland paper, from a total issue of 27: 2 on Japan paper, 4 on Auvergne paper, 12 on Raffaello Fabriano paper, 6 on Holland paper (this copy) and 3 on Ingres paper. Page size: 12 inches x 9- 1/4 inches; 40pp. Bound: loose in original black wrappers printed in gold with author, title and date on front panel, housed in publisher&#39;s black clamshell box with title printed in jade green, fine. Printed as an homage to prematurely deceased artist, Wladimiro Melgarejo Munoz, who first engraved the literal transcription of the JUANA FIGUEROA, a poem and warning by Jorge Calvetti, on an original etching, mezzotint, and dry point in 1977 and printed this on his hand press with the co-operation of Samuel Cesar Palui. Palui has revisited this intriguing poem and its visual interpretation herein. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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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 OLwd.. -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.

      [Bookseller: St. Jürgen Antiquariat]
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        CORRESPONDENCE ARCHIVE CONSISTING OF 35 SIGNED ["BOB" AS WAS HIS CUSTOM] LETTERS [30 HANDWRITTEN / ALS + 5 TYPEWRITTEN / TLS, ALL BUT THREE WITH THEIR ENVELOPES] + 9 POSTCARDS [7 HANDWRITTEN + 2 TYPEWRITTEN] + 2 CHRISTMAS CARDS + 1 CHRISTMAS GREETING

      Los Angeles [generally]: Robert Bloch 1984-1994, 1984 First editions. Original correspondence [no photocopies] from Robert Bloch to R. Dixon Smith from the period from June 1984 through September 1994 [using varying letterheads, paper, envelopes, etc]. Nearly everything is one page in length [a very few letters run to two pages] although the number of lines per piece varies considerably. The content covers a number of subjects including the author&#39;s own work. Overall VG+ or better condition [that is, pretty much in the same condition as when received by Smith, save for being opened and read]. A total of 47 pieces, offered together as a single lot. NB: if you can see the accompanying scan of a sample letter, the image is not distorted. That is simply how it was written.. First Edition. Unbound. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        Typed Letter Signed (TLS) with its original stamped envelope.

      - A 1-page typed letter written 28 April, 1984 and signed by Robert A. Heinlein: "Dear Mr. Montroll, An ever-increasing flood of mail forced me to choose between writing letters and writing fiction. But I read each letter sent to me and check its answer. Your letter was most welcome!--loaded with friendliness and with no requests or demands. You suggested that no answer was expected but I must tell you how much it pleased me. I wish you calm seas, following winds, and a happy voyage through life. Sincerely yours, Robert A. Heinlein." Robert Anson Heinlein (1907 &#150; 1988) was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "Dean of science fiction writers", he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time. He set a standard for scientific and engineering plausibility, and helped to raise the genre's standards of literary quality.He was one of the first science fiction writers to break into mainstream magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post in the late 1940s. He was one of the best-selling science fiction novelists for many decades, and he, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke are often considered to be the "Big Three" of science fiction authors.A notable writer of science fiction short stories, Heinlein was one of a group of writers who came to prominence under the editorship of John W. Campbell, Jr. in his Astounding Science Fiction magazine&#151;though Heinlein denied that Campbell influenced his writing to any great degree.Within the framework of his science fiction stories, Heinlein repeatedly addressed certain social themes: the importance of individual liberty and self-reliance, the obligation individuals owe to their societies, the influence of organized religion on culture and government, and the tendency of society to repress nonconformist thought. He also speculated on the influence of space travel on human cultural practices.Heinlein was named the first Science Fiction Writers Grand Master in 1974. He won Hugo Awards for four of his novels; in addition, fifty years after publication, three of his works were awarded "Retro Hugos"&#151;awards given retrospectively for works that were published before the Hugo Awards came into existence. In his fiction, Heinlein coined words that have become part of the English language, including "grok" and "waldo", and popularized the terms "TANSTAAFL" and space marine. He also described a modern version of a waterbed in his novel The Door Into Summer, though he never patented or built one. Several of Heinlein's works have been adapted for film and television. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        VITAMINS

      Granta n.d. [1984], n.p. [New York] - An offprint in stapled wraps with a specially printed title page of this short story that first appeared in Granta Magazine in 1984 narrated by a man whose wife begins a home business selling vitamins. There were reportedly only 25 copies of this offprint produced. This copy is SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and one of the scarcest of Carver's "A" items [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Une famille d'arbres. (Texte choisis). Huit gravures originales de Albert Chavaz. Introduction de Remy de Gourmont.

      . Lausanne, Andre et Pierre Gonin 1984. 27 x 34 cm. 52 S. mit 8 farbigen Original-Radierungen, 4 Bl. Lose in OKt. In Orig.-Halbpergament-Mappe in Orig.-Schuber. Nr. 38 von 100 (23 a 122) Exemplaren sur velin d'Arches. A. und P. Gonin und A. Chavaz im Colofon signiert. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Fine. -CHF 1100.00.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer]
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