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        Le Colporteur, [2 gravures signées de] Jean-Claude Le Floch

      Béthune: Brandes, 1984. Livre. Illus. by Jean-Claude Le Floch. Parfait. En Feuilles. Signé par l'auteur. Ed. originale. In-12. Sl [Béthune], Brandes, 1986. 19,5 x 14 cm, in-12, 20 ff. n. ch. (40 pp.) - 2 gravures en couleurs hors texte signées et numérotées, en feuilles sous couverture blanches à rabats imprimée. Edition originale signée par l'auteur au colophon. L'un des 60 exemplaires de tête sur vélin d'Arches, les seuls à comporter les deux gravures signées de Jean-Claude Le Floch (n° 48). Rare, même en tirage ordinaire (500 exemplaires sur vergé ivoire). Très bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Role Of Honour - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0224029738 . A handsome First Impression of the First Edition in just about Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper by Trevor Scobie, showing original price of £7.95. Signed but not personalized "Best Wishes, John Gardner" by author John Gardner on the title page; John Gardner's fourth James Bond novel in which Bond, after receiving a large inheritance, is accused of improprieties and released from the British Secret Service. When Bond places his services on the open market, he attracts the attention of SPECTRE who are quite willing to put their one-time enemy on their payroll .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Textobject titled: From Source to Use. SIGNED/MINT COPY.

      Rotterdam, Bébert, 1984 - Rotterdam, Bébert, 1984. Perspex plate, 32,3 x 24,6 cms., showing blue letterpress-title, signed and numbered '187/200' in black marker on the upper left, issued together with cardboard, covered with blue cloth, in the size of the perspex plate. From: From Source to Use. Edition of 200 copies. Added: The purple wooden box 35,2 x 28,3 x 25,2 cms. containing the tow sheets on the subject. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        les visages du fleuve

      - E Livre truffé de lettres cartes adressées à HubertJuin, pour la plupart, ce sont de remerciements et de compliments concernant les visages dufleuve de Pierre SEGHERS; A Bancquart , Bernard Vargaftig etc + cartes, photos, articles etc. AUTEUR: Hubert Juin TITRE:les visages du fleuve LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris BELFOND 1984 COLLATION: 154 pages COmplet FORMAT: In-8 20 x 14 cm RELIURE: Broché ILLUSTRATIONS: Sans ETAT: Exemplaire truffé et donc un peu déformé. Couvertures très légèrment passées.Intérieur en très bon état. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME:Hubert Juin est le pseudonyme de Hubert Loescher, né le 5 juin 1926 àAthus (Lorraine belge) et mort le 3 juillet 1987 à Paris, écrivain, poète, romancier et critiquebelge d'expression française. POIDS: 600 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pourêtre averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gribaudo Vandamme]
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        EL LORO, Semanario de Humor y Entretenimiento. DESDE EL Nº1 al Nº346. En 7 tomos

      1984/1990 1984 - 8pp cada fasciculo 28x23 Simil piel pequeño desperfecto lomo tomo 2 Dibujos, chistes, historietas de : Chumi Chumez, Mingote, Summers, Tip y Coll, Matt, Mena, Alfonso Ussia, Monseñor, Duglesclin, Chu Zon, Alfonso Osorio, .etc.

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        (Miniature) Christmas Treasury

      Barbara J. Raheb (Van Nuys, CA) : Barbara J. Raheb, 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 leather with pictorial gilt stamping. Together with: The Little Match Girl, by Hans Christian Anderson. Tarzana, CA, 1984. From an edition of 300, this is one of 100 with hand-painted illustrations. Bound in red leather with gilt titling. Bradbury (p. 214) states that 50 copies were issued in this format. Booklabel of Kal Levitan on front pastedown, bookplate. An extremely fine set. (15/16 by 11/16; 24x18mm.).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Consejos de un discípulo de Morrison a un fanático de Joyce

      - Roberto Bolaño, Antoni García Porta Consejos de un discípulo de Morrison a un fanático de Joyce Barcelona, Anthropos, 1984, 1ª edición. Rústica con solapas. 13x20 cm. 162pp+índice. Muy buen estado. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Mamut]
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        THE LAST GOOD KISS A POEM

      Northridge: Santa Susana Press, 1984.. Small folio (33.5 x 25.5 cm). Loose sheets, laid into plain wrapper. Three plates. Fine in cloth portfolio with printed label (bookplate inside front panel of portfolio). First edition. Illustrated with three original color linoleum block prints by Hans Burkhardt. One of sixty numbered copies, designed by Howard Williams and printed in Century Type on Arches by Patrick Reagh, signed by the author and the artist. Additionally, each of the three blockprints is numbered and signed in the margin by Burkhardt.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        China; Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes 2 [Chinese Hardbound Edition]

      Culture Relics Press, Shanghai, China 1984 - 232 p. Copyright 1984. First edition. First printing. Chinese text. Book description: 1/4 Beige publishers cloth hardbound, fine horizontal pattern striped paper covered boards, gilt title stamped/embossed on spine cover, rust stamped illustration on front/rear board, olive/silver gilt design end papers, color glossy illustrated dust jacket, profusely illustrated text. Dimensions: 12" x 8 5/8" x 1 3/4". Book and dust jacket condition: Near fine; very gently bumped lower front board corner, subtle curl of dust jacket cover at front top/bottom cover (otherwise extra-fine). An attractive crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DeCoux & Associates Books]
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        MIRÓ ENGRAVER I. 1928-1960

      Paris: Daniel Lelong, 1984. First and limited edition, one of 2700 numbered copies printed in English and including the three original woodcuts by Joan Miró. With three original full-colour woodcuts especially executed by Miró for this edition printed Joan Barbarà’s Atelier in Barcelona and with 290 photogravure reproductions of Miró’s works printed by Jean-Paul Vibert and with several other black and white illustrations from photographs. Folio, publisher’s original blue cloth lettered in white on the upper cover and spine and in the original dust-jacket printed by Joan Barbarà and cut from wood by Joan Miró. 184, [6] pp. A fine copy, the book essentially as new and pristine, the jacket in excellent, as pristine condition. BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED Catalogue Raisonné OF THE EARLY WORKS OF THE GREAT SPANISH SURREALIST, JOAN MIRó. WITH THREE ORIGINAL full-colour WOODBLOCK PRINTS MADE ESPECIALLY FOR THIS EDITION. Earning international acclaim, Miró’s work has been interpreted as Surrealism, a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a manifestation of Catalan pride. In numerous interviews dating from the 1930s onwards, Miró expressed contempt for conventional painting methods as a way of supporting bourgeois society, and famously declared an "assassination of painting" in favour of upsetting the visual elements of established painting. This catalogue features works from 1928 to 1960.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Mario Botta: Buildings and projects 1961-1982

      Electa / Rizzoli, New York, Architectural Documents Series, the first English language edition, translated from the Italian An extraordinary example with a superb, full-page presentation made by Botta a month before public release to an unnamed recipient. On the half-title page he has executed an original, 220 x 239 mm pen & ink sketch sited in San Francisco, dated May 4, 1984 and boldly signed below. It anticipates by five years some of his 1989 architectural sketches for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), his acclaimed first U.S. commission (final plans-1990, opened to public-1995), including Central Atrium and Floor Plan & Section sketches for the striking circle & square, central tower design with its steel frame and sophisticated, textured brick cladding with zebra bands of granite. ORIGINAL ARCHITECTURAL SKETCH: shows a central cylindrical tower with zebra bands of brickwork or stone, set off by trees, with a staircase contained within its own structure following the inclined landscape down, and with a detailed entryway facade with highlighted detail around the crown. FORMAT: Publisher's photographic wrappers (its only format). EDITION NOTE: The first book in English on Mario Botta. CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: clean and bright, some with a trace tip bend. A small impress mark near fore-edge of the upper wrapper side continues in, but rapidly lessening with only traces after page 18 and disappearing after p. 32. Soiling to rear endpaper is likely intrinsic to issue. Wrappers: clean and bright with light tip wear, the spine with minor crown & foot rubs. Binding: Excellent with a slight spine slant. SIZE: 239 x 220 mm (9.41 x 8.66 inches). PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 141 pages, includes short chronology and an excellent bibliography, and profusely illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, and design details with facing text summaries and commentary. Four illustrated black division sheets precede each principal section, 1) Houses, 2) Buildings, 3) Large-Scale Projects and 4) Furniture Designs-Documentation. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        Otobiographies, l'enseignement de Nietzsche et la politique du nom propre.

      Galilée 1984 - - Galilée, Paris _1984, 12x18,5cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à un proche ami. Plats marginalement et légèrement insolés, agréable état intérieur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Periodic Table

      New York: Schocken Books, 1984. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Primo Levi on the title page. Books signed by Levi are exceptionally rare. The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi's transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan and a Jew. "I immersed myself in The Periodic Table gladly and gratefully. There is nothing superfluous here, everything this book contains is essential. It is wonderful pure, and beautifully translated…I was deeply impressed" (Saul Bellow). "Brilliant, grave and oddly sunny; certainly a masterpiece" (Los Angeles Times). In 2006, the Royal Institution of Great Britain named it the best science book ever.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Fifty Years Adrift

      Guildford: Genesis Publications Limited in association with Hedley New Zealand and Hedley Australia,, 1984. Edited, foreword and annotations by George Harrison. Quarto. Original brown half calf with brown boards, illustration to front cover in red and git, titles to spine gilt, one red calf label to spine, all edges gilt. Housed in a brown paper covered slipcase with paper label to front. Light rubbing to boards, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Limited to 2000 numbered copies signed by Derek Taylor, George Harrison and Larry Smith (of Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band fame), the artist of the endpapers and the illustration on page viii. Together with the original prospectus. Derek Taylor was the Beatles publicist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Social Graces

      Millerton NY: Aperture. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, illustrated with 69 black and white images of Fink's photographs. One of 250 signed and numbered copies issued with an original photograph, "Tavern on the Green", signed and dated on the back. Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1984. Quarto (262 x 224mm), gilt-lettered brown cloth; matching slipcase. A fine copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        PHOTOGRAPHY AGAINST THE GRAIN: ESSAYS AND PHOTO WORKS, 1973-1983

      Halifax: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1984. First ed. 4to., xv, 259 pp., b&w and color photographs, errata slip laid in. Stiff wrappers, Fine, near new in matching dw. A series of essays and photo illustrated meditations on the nature of photography from a post-modernist perspective. Engaging and provocative.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Linear Programming: Invited paper presented before the Symposium on Numerical Methods July, 1948, Los Angeles, California.[National Bureau of Standards], 1948. First edition, pre-print.

      Extremely rare mimeographed typescript of the paper (published three years later) in which Dantzig gave the first general description of linear programming and his famous 'simplex' method - declared as one of the most important algorithms of the 20th century.<br/><br/> Harvard economist Robert Dorfman, in his paper 'The Discovery of Linear Programming' (Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 6, pp. 283-295, 1984), clearly refers to this 1948 paper by Dantzig as the first in which he discovered the "basic strategy of the simplex method and all its variants, ... Thus Dantzig described the basic step in climbing the beanpole in the summer of 1948", citing the published version of this paper. The contents of this mimeographed typescript is identical to the 1951 publication [also offered her] and is with all probability the version handed out to the attendees of the symposium (National Bureau of Standards) in July 1948 - the first and last page are marked with the rubberstamp of statistician, and specialist in numerical methods, Dr. Clifford J. Maloney (who worked for different governmental institutions) and who would have been a very likely participant at this symposium. <br/><br/> Included is, furthermore, one mimeographed typed sheet being an abstract of (a seemingly unpublished) paper by Dantzig, 'Application of the SEAC to Linear Programming', given before the Association for Computing Machinery, Sept. 7-9, 1950. In 1950 the first solution of the 'transport problem' on a computer was realized by coding the simplex algorithm for the National Bureau of Standards' SEAC digital computer under the auspice of the USAF's Project SCOOP. (See Gass & Assad: Timeline of Operations Research, p.72). The abstract ends with "In addition, the Bereau of Standards has agreed to develop an electronic computer capable of solving large-scale systems of linear inequalities more rapidly than computers currently under construction". This forthcoming computer, which Dantzig mentions, was the UNIVAC I that was installed at the Pentagon in the summer 1952. "The total influence of the Air Force's Project SCOOP is truly amazing. ... George Dantzig and Project SCOOP and the Air Force did not just contribute the linear programming model and the simplex method - what evolved from the Air Force's Project SCOOP changed the way business, industry, government and, especially, the military forces, plan, analyze and carry out their activities". (Peter Horner, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences). <br/><br/> Dantzig was the recipient of the first Von Neumann Theory Prize "for his work on linear programming". When it was announced that the 1975 Nobel Prize in Economics would be awarded jointly to Kantorovich and Koopmans "for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources", the later wrote the first that he would deny the prize, as a protest towards the exclusion of Dantzig.<br/><br/> WorldCat lists no copies of the separate 1948 paper.. Mimeographed typescript: 267 x 204 mm. 14 mimeographed, typed and stapled sheets, as issued, with the rubber stamps of 'Clifford J. Maloney'; lower left corder of the first shit bent, otherwise fine. Published version of the paper: Pp. 18-21 in 'Problems for the Numerical Analysis of the Future', issued by the National Bereau of Standards, June 1951. 4to: 260 x 200 mm, original printed wrappers; fine. Abstract typescript: 280 x 216 mm. 6 lines of title and 18 lines of abstract; fine

      [Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books]
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        Book Sail 16th Anniversary : Literature, Art and Artefacts That Will Forever Remain Among the Undead / Foreword by Ray Bradbury

      Orange, CA : McLaughlin Press, 1984. 1st Edition. Description: 1 vol. (unpaged) ill. (some col. ) , col. Front. ; 22 cm. Limited edition: No. 350 of 400 deluxe editions. Subjects: Science fiction --Booksellers --Catalogues Fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Deluxe hardcover edition bound by Bela Blau, silk screened by Ronald A. White, numbered in blood by Sanguinolent. Published in an edition of 1,400 numbered copies. One thousand copies have been bound in illustrated wrappers. Four hundred deluxe copies have been bound in full cloth displaying an original 3-D portrait of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and signed by Elvira, Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch and Rowena. All copies have been hand-numbered using an ink compound containing human blood. Ex-libris copy of Miskatonic University Library, Mass. With themed pocket attached to inner rear cover reading "Reference only - do not remove under pain of death"

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Handbuch des Hauptbuchhalters,

      Berlin Verlag Die Wirtschaft, 1984 - 400 Seiten Einbandecken und Rücken leicht bestossen, Seitenränder minimal gebräunt Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 690

      [Bookseller: Flügel & Sohn UG (Haftungsbeschränkt]
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        Pieces of White Shell

      Scribner NY: Scribner. (1984). Subtitled "A Journey to Navajoland," with illustrations by Navajo artist Clifford Brycelea. Winner of the 1984 Southwestern Book Award. Inscribed by the author in 1989: "For ____/ We are told a story/ and then we tell our/ own./ Bless you & these/ sacred lands." Pages 131-134 bear a small puncture wound, not affecting text; thus near fine in a very near fine dust jacket with slight rubbing at the edges. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        MIRACLE CELLS &#150; the Natural Way to Stay Young and Healthy

      Hinden Publishing Company, Baltimore, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographic. Signed by Author. slight rubbing at the top of both fold overs, and that the head and tail of the spine, of the dustjacket. Slight bruise to the bottom of the spine section of the dustjacket, loss of colour at the heel of the spine and at the top external corners of the boards. Previous owner&#39;s name on the 1st page, and then in a black marker pen "to remember" followed by in a different colour pen what appears to be the signature of the author. The inscription is then dated May 1990. A book by the author who continued the pioneer work of Paul Niehans, using sheep fetus cells to rejuvenate, and to heal. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], 162, [4], +9 full-page photographs and 1 advertisements at the rear of the book.. Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0931899001. ISBN/EAN: 9780931899003. Inventory No: 0241219. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        L&#39;Art du Tennis (The Art of Tennis)

      Paris: Lovera Editeur, 1984. Limited edition of 12 copies.. Oversized hardback: dark green and rust leather with cutout of tennis racket.. Very good condition./No dust jacket, as issued. Good lightly rubbed green and white slipcase with white title and black pictorial decoration of tennis racket. Splits along upper edges of case. . Color and B&W illustrations.. Scarce collection of works on the game of Tennis by contemporary artists Valerio Adami, Eduardo Arroyo, Jean-Paul Chambis and Vladimir Velickovic. Number one of 12 copies signed by the four artists and editor. Includes portfolios of the works of each artist, as well as four lithographs signed and numbered by each artist. All lithographs and works of art in fine condition. Text in French. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        WERE-WRATH

      New Castle, VA: Cheap Street, 1984 Number 81 of a total of 177 copies published, this being one of the 54 copies of the Publisher&#39;s Edition signed by Norton and King-Rieniets on the colophon. The Publisher&#39;s Edition is printed on Frankfurt cream paper with sugikawa endpapers and chiri senka flyleaves, both papers handmade in Japan. These books were handbound by Carol Joyce in quarter Niger goat and Canapetta cloth from Italy, and laind into tray-cases covered in matching cloth. Publisher&#39;s prospectus laid in. A fine copy, issued without dust jacket, within a fine example of the publisher&#39;s tray-case. An as new copy.. Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Illus. by Judy King-Rieniets.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Métamorphoses *

      Editions Dell'Arte sans lieu (1984). - Reliure toile 32 x 25, jaquette photo. Plus de 200 visages et quelques corps peints et photographiés par l'artiste, dont un puissant Neptune copieusement rehaussé de gouache ete d'argent trône sur la double page de titre.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Muddy Fork and Other Things (Signed Limited Edition, inscribed to Andre Dubus)

      Northridge, CA: The Lord John Press, 1984. First Edition. First Edition, preceding the trade edition by seven years. One of 200 numbered copies SIGNED by Crumley, this copy is designated as "Presentation Copy" and additionally inscribed to his friend, American writer Andre Dubus: "For Andre-old cocks of the walk in limited edition forever. Best, Jim, Missoula, 2/21/85." The inscription alludes to Dubus&#39; limited edition publication, "Land Where My Fathers Died," which was dedicated to Crumley. A collection of short fiction and non-fiction pieces. A wonderful association between two major authors from the same generation. & & Fine with no dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Le bestiaire sprituel. Das geistliche Tierbuch. Kompositionen und Illustrationen von Hans Erni.

      Bibliophile Drucke Zürich 1984 - 56 S. Leder, Sehr guter Zustand, Mit Illustrationen von Hans Erni, Großformat., Einmalige und numerierte Aufl.: No.79 (von 150). Mit 4 Orig.Lithographien (lose beiliegend). Französisch/Deutsch. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei *** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Paysage lémanique *

      Atelier de & à Saint-Prex, 1984. - Gravure originale signée et justifiée "1er état" (héliogravure et aquatinte), tirée à 100 et quelques exemplaires sur BFK Rives gris 21 x 26, sous portefeuille 27 x 33 imprimé en pages 2 et 3 avec nom des commanditaires sur le première et justification de tirage sur la seconde. Pour le 125e anniversaire du Crédit Foncier vaudois, Agence de Morges, cette estampe créée dans la région de Yens ? Parce que les japonais avait mis plein de liasses dans cette succursale ?.[Simecek 139]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Estates of Beverly Hills: Holmby Hills, Bel-Air, Beverly Park

      Beverly Hills: Margrant Publishing Co., 1984. First edition. Cloth. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket with a tiny crease to the lower edge in a cardboard case with handle. Obl. Folio. Photographs by Randolph Harrison and Baron Wolman. Illus. with 161 mostly color photos, some sepia, a few b/w, and 1 map. Devoted to the estate properties of in and about Beverley Hills, this sumptuous volume covers 31 estates in Beverly Hills, 22 in Holmby Hills, 15 in Bel-Air, and 61 in Beverly Park, most having never before been documented. Lockwood, the author of six books about American architecture and cities, and Hyland, a local historian and a Beverly Hills realtor, have written extensively about the area. This copy is housed in a specially designed black cardboard briefcase with handle, the front a likeness of the front wrapper with large photo and the rear with the name and address of the showroom for Beverly Park.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        L&#39;Hotel

      Paris: Editions de l&#39;Etoile, 1984 Paperback SIGNED. First edition. The book has been bumped at the center of the spine with a corresponding tear, and creasing to both book and dust jacket. Otherwise, Near Fine trade paperback with sewn signatures and French folds with light toning around the edges and light wear at the extremes in a Very Good dj with light wear at the edges. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. 108 pages; b&w photographs throughout; 7 x 8.25 inches. Text in French. INSCRIBED BY CALLE on the endpaper to Richard Bellamy. Opposite, on the inside front cover, is a sticker with the address and phone number of Bellamy&#39;s Oil & Steel Gallery, Long Island City, NY. Out of Print. Calle&#39;s controversial artist&#39;s book is the result of three weeks spent working as a chambermaid in a hotel in Venice in 1981. She tried to construct a narrative of the lives of the guests by examining, itemizing and photographing their personal belongings and the condition the room was left in. The book contains her observations in the form of a surveillance log accompanied by her photographs. Bellamy was a New York art dealer and champion of avant garde art as well as an early supporter of Calle. Very SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        World Without Men

      New York: Xavier Moreau Inc. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION of one of Newton&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        DEATH OF A SALESMAN

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1984. Hardcover. Fine in just about Fine slipcase. Leonard Baskin. 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&#39;s gradual descent. The etchings were printed by Bruce Chandler, a formidable artist in his own right. This is copy #348 of 1500 SIGNED by both the author and the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Thinner

      NY: NAL Books, 1984. hardcover. F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing Basis for the 1996 film starring Robert John Burke and Joe Mantegna. SIGNED (Stephen King) on title page. Book has small abrasion on front pastedown and sticker on rear pastedown. Jacket has 1 inch closed tear at top of rear panel, 1/2 inch closed tears at bottom of spine and front flap fold and minor edge wear. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        THINNER **SIGNED Special ABA Edition w/ provenance**

      New York: NAL, 1984. First Edition/ 1st Printing - Stated (Has appropriate number chain). Softcover in a protective plastic sleeve. Near Fine+ book; Light wear to wrappers. Uncorrected Advance Proofs. 309 pp. (8vo) original pictorial wrappers. SIGNED by author on title page. Laid-in is a &#39;Certificate of Authenticity&#39; by PBA Gallery.

      [Bookseller: Mr. Butterworth's Books]
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        À toute épreuve *

      P. Cramer, Genève 1984. - Broché 34 x 27, couverture illustrée couleur, double emboîtage titré or. Fac-similé de l'édition de luxe de 1956, bien complet du cahier avec le texte de Anne Hyde Greet au sujet de l'histoire de la réalisation de ce livre.Moins quelconque y est joint un exemplaire de l'originale de ce fasciculet (11 x 7 cm) publié aux éditions surréalistes le 15.10.1930, le nôtre un ordinaire sur papier rose - il y eut 30 Chine - , encore prolongé par la plaquinette de Berggruen d'avril 1958, avec préface de Douglas Cooper, parue à l'occasion de l'exposition consacrée à ce livre illustré par Miro, phototypie et pochoirs de Jacomet. Ensemble instructif et sympathique.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Albany Cycle Consisting of: Legs, Billy Phelan&#39;s Greatest Game, Ironweed, Quinn&#39;s Book, Very Old Bones, The Flaming Corsage, Roscoe

      New York: Coward McCann, Viking. First editions of each title in the author&#39;s acclaimed Albany Cycle. Octavo, 7 volumes. Original boards. Each are signed by William Kennedy on the title page. Legs is fine in a very near fine dust jacket with just a modicum of rubbing. Billy Phelan&#39;s Greatest Game is fine in a very near fine jacket with light wear. Ironweed is fine in a fine jacket, as are all the rest of the volumes. A very nice set. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for Ironweed in 1984, and he wrote the screenplay for the 1987 film adaptation directed by Hector Babenco, which starred Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. The film was mostly shot in Albany. The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (for Nicholson) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (for Streep). Kennedy&#39;s writing continues to paint an ever elaborate picture of the unique city Albany, New York.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Book of Handcrafted Paper

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1984. Quarto. (92)ff. One of 290 copies. Contains numerous tipped-in color woodcut illustrations, including a fold-out depicting each of the steps in the papermaking process, and samples of paper from Japan, China, Korea, and Nepal. Providing a chronicle of a disappearing art, the author notes that the number of papermaking households in Japan diminished from 2,669 in 1904 to twenty in 1963. Text in English and Japanese. Stab-sewn into unusual red-lacquered paper wrappers with an all-over relief design of birds and branches. Title stamped in gilt. Extremely fine, housed in a folding cloth box with bamboo clasps, and in the original publisher&#39;s box.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Homage

      N.p.: N.P., (1984). Quarto. (12)ff. One of 350 copies. A portfolio of twelve wood engravings made by Fritz Eichenberg in homage to the artists, writers, thinkers, and other luminaries who influenced his life and work. These include: Lao-Tsu, Erasmus, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Goya, Daumier, Beethoven, Lincoln, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Gandhi, and Dorothy Day. Eichenberg&#39;s portraits are unconventional and imaginative: the Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu is depicted as being one with the mountain peaks, with clouds swirling around him, and Abraham Lincoln looks on with compassion as a family of escaped slaves is pursued by men with dogs. Each print is signed and numbered in pencil by the artist, and housed within a bifolium sheet printed with the title. On the inside of the first bifolium sheet, which bears the title and contents, Eichenberg&#39;s wife has signed her name and indicated that she designed the book. Antonie was Fritz&#39;s wife. Fine in a sage-green linen portfolio with a printed red paper label to the front cover.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

      William Morrow & Co, New York 1984 - Limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this is 616. Signed by the author on the front endpaper.Half grey leather with silver spine titles over grey cloth in black cardboard slipcase with paper label facsimile of the 1st edition dust jacket. This is the 10th anniversary edition of this famous book. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        WAR AND PEACE 3 Volumes

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 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. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Limited edition, exclusively for the subscribers for the 25th anniversary. Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese (illustrator) ; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Homecoming

      The Grove Press, New York 1984 - 93 pages. First edition, first printing. Signed by Alvarez on the title page. Dust jacket design by David Reau Johnson. Her first book. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Book of Handcrafted Paper

      Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd ,U.S.. 1984. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. First printing, 1984, limited edition of 290 copies of which this is number 255. Small folio, heavy embossed wraps, bound Japanese style, ca. 200 pp., on rice paper, with dozens of mounted paper samples, some in color, some printed, with text in English and Japanese. Mint copy in original heavy cream cloth folding case with bamboo stabs, printed label on the front and in fine original two part box with red paper label on the front. Beautiful book in fine condition, very rare.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Oraisons funèbres. Lithographies originales de Eduardo Arroyo

      Paris: Editions Michèle Trinckvel, 1984. Livre. Illus. by Eduardo Arroyo. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. Grand In-4. Paris, Editions Michèle Trinckvel (avec André Sauret), 1984. 37 x 28,5 cm, très grand in-4, 158 (5) pp. - 1 frontispice tiré à part et signé (portrait lithographique en couleurs d&#39;André Malraux) - 10 lithographies hors texte à doubles pages, 20 illustrations originales en noir dans le texte, en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée et imprimée, sous coffret de toile beige de l&#39;éditeur portant au premier plat une composition incrustée de daim mosaïqué décorée à chaud (coffret réalisé par Bernard Duval). Premier tirage des compositions de Eduardo Arroyo. Tirage à 515 exemplaires, tous sur grand vélin d&#39;Arches, celui-ci l&#39;un des 295 comportant une lithographie tirée à part et signée (n° 443). L&#39;exemplaire est signé par l&#39;artiste à la justification. Petites empreintes au premier plat du coffret, bel exemplaire. (Prévoir des frais de port pour 5 kg).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Miami Blues (Signed First Edition)

      New York: St. Martin&#39;s Press, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Willeford on the front endpaper: "To John Melville / Sincerely / Charles Willeford." Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket. A touch of pinpoint rubbing at the corners of the jacket, else as nice a copy as one could imagine, an uncommon title to find signed. The first Hoke Mosley mystery, basis for the superb 1990 film starring Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and arguably the best of the author&#39;s many fine novels.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        German Postcard art reproduction signed, n.p., 1984

      Very Good. An abstract reproduced painting with wavy lines and shapes using yellows, blues, and reds. The work is entitled, Ohne Titel VI, 1984. Signed on the white border below the reproduction, "de Kooning." An excellent postcard reproduction with a bold signature.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        Vat. Ross 711: Livre des Tournois 1615

      Zurich: Editions d&#39;Art Ebony/Belser Verlag. 1984. Hardcover. Fine. 1984 Facsimile of 1615 manuscript, reproduced in full color on heavy stock. 158/500 copies. 2 volumes. Tall 4to, 13"x8" (33x20cm). With codex volume. Facsimile bound in full tan calf with five raised spine bands, gilt spine and gilt & red stamped crest ont he cover. Facsimile reproduces the original in great detail, down to the original bookplates on the pastedown, and the binding stubs. Codex volume, 75pp, with facsimile images in balck and white, in fine plush cloth boards with calf spine. Both volumes housed in olive suedette slipcase. Fine in fine slipcase. Very RARE on the market and a sumptuous reproduction.

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        Salesman in Beijing [and] Timebends, A Life (2 Volumes, Sold Together)

      New York: Viking Press / Grove Press, 1984, 1987. First Editions, both. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Salesman in Beijing. New York: Viking Press, 1984. Paper-covered boards, cloth backstrip stamped in black and gilt; in illustrated dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed on the half-title: "To Louis Auchincloss, intimate of the unsaintly Saint Simon whose impassioned percipience he celebrates and shares -- this little chronicle of striving in a poor country. / Arthur Miller / April, 1984." Auchincloss has added, in pencil: "See p. 249. Inge Miller told me that she read aloud to AM from &#39;The Cat and the King&#39; after they went to bed in the month of rehearsals! Probably to put him to sleep -- LA." Also includes a card with a b/w photograph of Inge printed on the front, thanking Auchincloss for his kind words upon her death. Book is fine. Dust jacket a little sunned along spine, and very lightly rubbed at extremities; looks great in mylar. / Timebends: A Life. New York: Grove Press, 1987. Cloth-backed paper over boards; in illustrated dust jacket. First Edition. Inscribed by Miller to Louis Auchincloss. With numerous personal additions by Auchincloss: 2 b/w photographs adhered to the paste-downs (both from an evening at the National Arts Club award ceremony in 1992, which Auchincloss hosted), and a full-color 5-by-7-inch snapshot taken in Russia, of Auchincloss, Miller, and the playwright Charles Fuller, neatly affixed to front flyleaf. The front cover of the paperback edition is adhered to the FFEP. Book is very gently rubbed at spine tips, else fine. Dust jacket a little sunned along spine, else fine, in mylar.&

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        THE ELITE.

      - The Story of the Rhodesian Special Air Service. Pp. iv+450(last blank), 20 coloured and 16 black & white plates, text maps, Roll of Honour, chronology, glossary, bibliography, index; roy. 8vo; full blue leather, the spine lettered in gilt, upper board stamped in blind with the SAS badge, within slipcase; a.e.g.; with leather gilt bookmarker loosely inserted; Three Knights, Amanzimototi, Transkei, South Africa, 1984. First edition, de luxe, limited to 1500 numbered copies. *Signed by the author. This copy No. 557. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pilgrim Books]
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        Wood Engravings

      Not published, various dates, 1984 onwards.. Oblong20.3 x 25.0 cms. Two Wiggins Teape Albums containing 98 wood engravings by Sister Margaret Tournour. The majority are mounted and tipped-in, over 60 are titled, initialled and dated by the artist, a few limited editions indicated, many artist&#39;s proofs, one with short message in pencil by the artist, nearly all are of rural or natural history subjects, a few with religious significance. One glue stained on mounting paper, 2 slightly spotted, a few lightly creased. Generally a fine collection..

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        Neuromancer

      London: Gollanzc, 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.. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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