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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 'The Cat and the King' 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'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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        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, for some reason ACE issued this book more than once and never indicated reprint on the copyright page, 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.. Signed. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by James Warhola Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Neuromancer

      New York: Ace Books, 1984. First edition of the author's first book which won the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Philip K. Dick Award. A paperback original. In Fine Condition, without the usual crease to the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. A very sharp copy of this science fiction cornerstone. Neuromancer, the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy, was the first winner of the science-fiction "triple crown:" the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. Gibson coined the term "cyberspace," in this book, "described as "a three dimensional representation of computer data through which users communicate and do business, alongside a whole host of more dubious activities.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Collezione di Sabbia: Emblemi Bizzarri e Inquietanti del Nostro Passato e del Nostro Futuro Gli Oggetti Raccontano il Mondo

      Garzanti, Milan, 1984. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Slight wear and foxing to original thick wraps. First edition of Calvino's late collection of meditations on the bizazrre, the disquieting, and the fantastic - inscribed to author, journalist and psychoanalyst Contardo Calligaris and dated 30.10.84. Touching on the Codex Seraphinianus, Roland Barthes, and Calvino's travels, both real and imagined. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041314. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        The Hunt for Red October

      Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Inst Press 1984 - 1984 Naval Press first edition, first printing. This is the real thing, not the book club edition and not a later printing). It has the following first printing points: 18 lines on copyright page; ISBN number on the book back binding panel & on the dustjacket back panel; six blurbs on back dj with Clive Clusser's blurb in third place; no price on dustjacket; and no printing indicators on the copyright page). Condition: VG/VG. Red clothboards with silver printing; corners show touch of wear; blindstamped with Soviet hammer, sickle and submarine. Textblock clean, tight, square, unmarked, has one tiny (1/4") tan spot on top edge; appears to be unread. Unclipped glossy dj; no price on dj flap (a first edition point; lightly tanning on edges. One half-inch split is stabilized and protected in clear archival Brodart wrapper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee. The Hunt for Red October is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy's phenomenal career. A military thriller so accurate and convincing that the author was rumored to have been debriefed by the White House. Its theme: the greatest espionage coup in history. Its story: the chase for a runaway top secret Russian missile sub. (Amazon description) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookshelves-USA (IOBA)]
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        Flight

      Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1984. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine Slipcase. Hard Cover. M of 250 copies. This is one of thirteen lettered copies reserved for the press. Signed by Wallace Stegner and Karin Wikström. A short story about a young boy from Calfornia who kills a man and is forced to flee into the wilderness. The critic and author of the afterword, Wallace Stegner (1909 - 1993), is a Pulitzer Prize winning American author who was a contemporary of Steinbeck. This book is bound in off-white cloth with printed tree pattern and paper title to spine. Printed in Goudy Modern on fine paper. The six illustrations are tipped-in and printed from the artist's blocks over lithographed color. Housed in a brown paper covered slipcase. An attractive printing of this American classic. 52 pages. PRI/061713.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

      (Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1984). Quarto. xv, 194, (2)pp. From an edition of 200 copies, this is one of twenty-five deluxe copies signed by Herbert Gold, who wrote the Afterword, and Bill Prochnow, the illustrator. Includes an extra suite of the plates. The third in a series "California Writers of the Land," the book was designed by Carolyn and James Robertson and illustrated by Prochnow with eight colored woodcuts. Each print in the extra suite has been signed and hand-colored by the artist. Bound in half-morocco and cloth, with the extra suite housed in a matching cloth chemise. The two are presented together in a box of California black oak with a morocco label on the top. Extremely fine. Small bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Bible de tous les temps. ( Complet en 8 VOLUMES )

      Paris: Beauchesne ( IN FRENCH - EN FRANÇAIS ) Tome 1: "Le monde grec ancien et la Bible", ISBN 2701010888, publié en 1984 sous la direction de Claude MONDÉSERT, 422 pages. -- Tome 2: "Le monde latin antique et la Bible", ISBN 2701010896, publié en 1985 sous la direction de Jacques FONTAINE et Charles PIETRI, 672 pages. -- Tome 3: "Saint Augustin et la Bible", ISBN 270101190X, publié en 1986 sous la direction de Anne -Marie la BONNARDIÈRE, 462 pages. -- Tome 4: "Le Moyen Âge et la Bible", ISBN 2701010918, publié en 1984 sous la direction de Pierre RICHÉ et Guy LOBRICHON, 639 pages. -- Tome 5: "Le temps des Réformes et la Bible", ISBN 2701010926, publié en 1989 sous la direction de Guy BEDOUELLE et Bernard ROUSSEL, 811 pages. -- Tome 6: "Le Grand Siècle et la Bible", ISBN 2701011566, publié en 1989 sous la direction de Jean-Robert ARMOGATHE, 834 pages. -- Tome 7: "Le siècle des Lumières et la Bible", ISBN 2701010934, publié en 1986 sous la direction de Yvon BELAVAL et Dominique BOUREL, 869 pages. -- Tome 8: "Le monde contemporain et la Bible", ISBN 2701010942, publié en 1985 sous la direction de Claude SAVART et Jean-Noël ALETTI, 540 pages.; Brochés. Couvertures frottées et décolorées. Tous les volumes sont très propres sauf pour le Tome 1 dont la couverture est souillée et tachée. Tous sont sans marques à l'intérieur et sont solides. Bon état. ( Cet article de 8.2 kg pourrait requérir un supplément postal selon la destination et le mode de transport choisi. Vous pouvez vous enquérir auprès du librairie pour connaître les frais postaux exacts pour chaque cas particulier.) . Broché. Bon. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Librairie la bonne occasion]
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        Airs, Waters & Places: Cape Town

      Rondebosch: GIG Distributors, 1984.. Hardcover. 48 x 40cm. An album of twelve watercolour landscapes by South African artist Vivian Gottlieb, bound into a large format book with card covers, each separated by tissue paper with the titles to each painting. Each painting is signed by Gottlieb. They are: 1) Rondebosch Common, looking towards the University backed by Table Mountain and Devil's Peak; 2) Tainted beauty and an immense sky: Athlone Power Station from Kirstenbosch; 3) Man, buildings, machines, precariously balanced between mountain and sea; 4) Cape Town harbour shielded by the breakwater; 5) From Signal Hill: city, bay, flats, and the road to the North; 6) The Transient and the Timeless: city and mountain Blaauwberg Strand; 7) How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place! Mortar, bone, dust, memories: Patina of District Six; 8) The Black River, Groote Schuur Hospital and Mowbray Ridge; 9) Schotsche Kloof in Summer, swept by the South-Easter; 10) Oasis of Faith. Kramat, Lion's Head; 11) Pristine Light. Camps Bay and Lion's Head; 12) Autumn Vineyards, Groot Constantia. The paintings are in fine condition with very minor edgewear to a couple. The tissue guards are mostly in decent shape, although the first one (the title page) has a few long creases. The boards are in Very Good condition, with some scuffing and a few handling marks, and have done a decent job protecting the paintings. Bookseller ref 202. .

      [Bookseller: Dendera]
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        RAMAYANA. A Monkey's Tale. (A Hindu Epic)

      (San Francisco):: Privately Published, Letterpress printing by Peter Koch, bound by Cardozo-Jones Binding Co.,, 1984. First Edition. Fine hardback folio volume of of heavy deckle edge paper mild wear edges of covers. All else Fine. Many color linocut drawings which include frontispiece, title page, 16 numbered plates and unnumbered illustrations of an elephant and peacock at the end of the book. A single page of text "Ramayana. A Hindu Epic". There are three leaves in a front pocket which provide an introduction to the work and explanation of the 16 numbered plates. The introduction begins: "It was my intention to create a picture book with only a bare outline of plot in letterpress, a book without words, but as many of my illustrations are abstract and action is sometimes implied rather than portrayed, I am writing some notes to explain the plates. The book is seen through the eye of a monkey, a Hanuman Langur, who tells of his ancestor, the first Hanuman, and his adventures in the Ramayana--Rama's way..."

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        MANHATTAN THIRD YEAR READER

      New York: Vincent Fitzgerald & Company, 1984.. Oblong folio (28.5 x 37.5cm). Red silk over boards, lettered in blue, by Gerard Charriere. Illustrated with seventeen images incorporating thirty- five color linocuts. Bookplate on front pastedown, vertical crease in the tissue-like front free endsheet, otherwise about fine. First edition of the first of the artist's autobiographical visual narratives, with the text reproduced by silkscreen from his manuscript, complemented by the array of linocuts printed on a variety of papers and incorporating occasional onlays, pullouts, foldouts, applied surfaces, highlighting, collage effects, handcoloring and photographs, etc. One of a total edition of thirty numbered copies, signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Gorgeous teal blue typewriter in pristine condition owned and used by "The Yankee Clipper" Joe DiMaggio including a page typed by him!

      Portable typewriter, Remington "Personal-Riter" by Sperry Rand, housed in a custom black case and was presented to Joe DiMaggio from the Yankees, with a plaque that reads "New York Yankees 28th Annual Old Timers Day Honoring New Hall of Famers Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford August 3, 1984 Joe DiMaggio" Also, it is emblazoned with the Yankees logo. It includes the original Hunt Auctions "The Joe DiMaggio Collection" tag. Accompanying are the original owners manual and test inspection form, as well as a full page of typewriting, undoubtedly done by the "Yankee Clipper" himself, as it contains his own name and various other information pointing to him as the typist.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        Richard Meier Architect 1,2,3,4 [Complete Set]

      New York: Rizzoli, 1984-2004 First Editions of each monograph regarding the work of architect Richard Meier. Square, 4 Volumes. Volume 1 is Fine in a near fine dust jacket, and the remaining volumes 2-4 are fine in fine dust jackets. Each volume is signed and dated by the architect. A very nice set. Richard Meier won both the Pritzker Prize (1984) and the AIA Gold Medal (1997). He has built the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the City Hall and Central Library, and The Hague Getty Center, Los Angeles. Meier builds onto the style of the mid-20th century architects. The early work of Le Corbusier is a particular inspiration, and most of Meier's work has been inspired by Corbusier's idea, more at least, than anyone. Of course, Meier expanded from his predecessor. Some examples are the Villa Savoye and the Swiss Pavilion.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        LIGHTERS - ACCENDINI.

      Ediz. San Gottardo 1984 In-8 gr., tela editoriale, sovracoperta, pp. 339, molto ben illustrato da 265 immagini fotografiche a colori e 585 in bianco e nero nel testo. Primo ed unico volume pubblicato su questo oggetto, oggi di uso comune, ma che ha saputo ispirare anche celebri gioiellieri. L?accendino è qui presentato attraverso la storia di una cinquantina di Case costruttrici: dall'Europa agli Stati Uniti, dall'Argentina al Giappone, alla Cina e all'Etiopia. Testo in inglese e italiano. Allegato un fascicolo con le valutazioni indicative espresse in dollari. In ottimo stato (fine copy).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Flight (Signed and Limited)

      California: Yolla Bolla Press, 1984. Large demy Quarto, grey patterned boards with paper title lable. 52 pages printed letterpress on mouldmade paper and produced by Cartiere Enrico Magnai in Pescia, Italy. Limited to 250 copies, this copy being Number 133. SIGNED BY WALLACE STEVENS AND KARIN WIESTROM. Light Mauve Slipcase. Beautiful stark color lithographs by Karen Wikstrom. "Flight" is a story of a boy becoming a man and the consequences of his particular right of passage. LAID IN: A hardstock printed card from Carolyn and James Robertson, the Yolla Holla Press, thanking the buyer for the purchase and explaining about the variation in each copy because of the handwork involved in this book. Also, included is the original "bill" from Glen Bookss, Inc. with the original price in 1984. Always happy to send detailed photographs on request. MINT.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Karen Wikstrom. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Laura's Rare Books]
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        Christie's Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics

      Oxford: Phaidon - Christie's Limited, 1984 "Through this book the collector will become familiar with the appearance and the history of Chinese ceramics; the range of the illustrations creates an invaluable source of reference for every dealer, collector and student. The book is not only a useful tool, however, it also displays the beauty and variety of the work of Chinese potters throughout history." Book approaches near fine, dark green cloth, gilt titling to spine, HAN-SHAN TANG Ltd (717 Fulham Road etc.) sticker top of inside rear cover otherwise internally fine, like new. Extremely negligible dust soiling to top of page block; slight handling signs to top edge of clean, unclipped, jacket, bearing negligible impressions to base of front. 319 pp.

      [Bookseller: book-llyfr]
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        THE BOOKBINDINGS OF T. J. COBDEN-SANDERSON. With THE DOVES BINDERY

      London and New Castle, Delaware: The British Library and Oak Knoll Books. 1984, 1991. 4to, hand-bound in quarter vellum for the author by James Brockman, leather spine labels, slipcase with some leather trim. xii,407; 512 pages.. 2 volumes. One of nine numbered sets bound-thus and signed by Tidcombe. This special edition contains three additional color plates in the first volume and two samples of marbled paper in the second volume. Companion volumes covering all aspects of Cobden-Sanderson and his bindings. The first volume covers the bindings executed by him over the period 1884-1893 and before the establishment of the Doves Bindery. The second volume is a chronicle of the binding shop he founded in 1893 and the famous bindings it produced over a 30 year period. In its early years the bindery shared premises with William Morris's Kelmscott Press. The consequent collaboration resulted in a series of richly-decorated copies of the Kelmscott Chaucer. Later on the majority of the bindery's work was for the Doves Press, which Cobden-Sanderson founded with Emery Walker in 1900. Dr. Tidcombe's comprehensive work includes a complete catalogue of the books produced with many bindings illustrated in color. Bound by one of England's most famous contemporary binders.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Gerard Malanga - Autobiography of A Sex Thief

      Lustrum Press, New York 1984 - Tall 4to. in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 96pp. Very scarce first edition of Malanga's erotic poetry and photo essay . . . . . [ CONDITION : An extremely well preserved FINE unread or barely read copy, still close to new (covers faintly tanned and dusty) ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Photo books type DbbPHOTO in the Keywords search box [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Bunnett Books]
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        Rosemary's Baby

      Polish: Paramount, 1984. Rolled.. Original One-Sheet Movie Poster.. Near Mint.. (26" x 38") Rare Polish release one-sheet for the terrifying 1968 film adaptation of the Ira Levin horror novel, about a man who sells his soul to the devil, and a young woman who carries the anti-christ in her womb. Directed by Roman Polanski and starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes and Ruth Gordon. ~Surreal interpretation by Polish artist, Wieslaw Walkuski. Extremely rare, especially in such superb condition.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        "Faust. II. Teil, 1. Akt: ""Die Erfindung des Paradieses"". Mit 19 (4 ganzseit. und sign.) Orig.-Radierungen von E. Schlotter."

      Lose Bll. in OLwd.-Kassette mit schwarzgepr. Deckeltitel. Imp.-Quer-Folio. 1 von 111 num. Exemplaren, auch im Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. - Breitrandiger Druck auf kräfigem Hahnemühle-Bütten im Format ca. 78,5 : 53,5 cm, Bildformat der großen signierten Graphiken ca. 33 : 54 cm. Titelschrift in Schwarz und Gold gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH, vorm. F. Dörling Gm]
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        Otto B. de Kat. COPY DELUXE + LITHOGRAPH.

      Venlo, Uitgeverij van Spijk, 1984 - Venlo, Uitgeverij van Spijk, 1984. Cloth-covered boards (hardcover) with mounted colour plate on front cover, 28 x 22 cms., 160 pp. text in Dutch with illustrations partly in colour, biography, list of exhibitions, summaries in English and French. Mint copy from a limited edition of 100 copies, signed 'Otto B. de Kat' and numbered in pencil on title-page. This being COMPLETE with the colour lithograph 'Het gele stoeltje', 65 x 50 cms., signed 'Otto B. de Kat' and numbered in pencil from an edition of 100. Depicted full-page in colour on p. 137. VERY RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        The Warhol Papers [Censored Version]

      NY: The Artist, 1984. Paperback. Very good. [32]pp in stapled, silver foil covered wraps. Light abrading to the spine edge, slight edgewear, couple of light creases, otherwise very good. Title page stamped "Censored Version" in red; some sections of text redacted in black. Published by Bidlo as an artist's statement on the occasion of his installation/performance of "Andy Warhol's Factory". The text describes the shooting (and death) of Andy Warhol and how Leo Castelli, Robert Scull, and others conspired to have a female artist, Donna Vera, undergo surgery to resemble Warhol and portray him as a living artist.& In 1984, Mike Bidlo who had a studio residency at P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY. presented an event in his studio that was a re-creation of the Warhol Factory with about Three dozen artists, writers, etc., portraying members of the Factory and other Warhol-era individuals (e.g., Gerard Malanga, Leo Castelli, Edie Sedgwick, Bianca Jagger, etc.) with of course, Bidlo playing the role of Warhol.& Bidlo even went so far as to have another group of artists - with actual instruments (i.e., electric guitar, drums, microphones) - playing the roles of the members of the Velvet Underground and performing songs from the Velvet Underground's debut album with David Wojnarowicz as Lou Reed and Keiko Bonk as Nico. & An uncommon piece from early in the artist's career. While Bidlo is acclaimed today for his copies of works by famous artists, this, his second performance was definitely an ambitious effort in replicating a whole time and place in art history. Uncommon, OCLC locates one copy at NYU.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Baseball (Signed By 23 Players, With 6 Hall of Fame Members Including Nolan Ryan, Harmon Killebrew, Juan Marichal and Brooks Robinson)

      Abrams, 1984. To call this a rare volume could make one guilty of understatement. The book is a VG/VG- copy of Iooss' and Angell's tribute to the game of baseball, with dozens of great color and B&W photos, but the true treasure belongs with the signers of this title. On the title page, it has been signed by Minnie Minoso, Carl Erskine, Dom Dimaggio, Jimmy Bloodworth, Barney McCosky, Ewell Blackwell, Allie Reynolds, Andy Seminick, Frank Thomas, Bob Allison, Boog Powell, Gary Bell and Dean Chance. Inside, on their photos, the following have signed -- Nolan Ryan (Hall of Fame,) Harmon Killebrew (HOF), Juan Marichal (HOF), Brooks Robinson (HOF), Dick Williams (HOF), Red Schoendienst (HOF), Bo Belinsky, Jerry Koosman, Tug McGraw and Bert Campaneris. Pages clean, binding sound, dj bright and clean (just a little edge wear). The previous owner also taped a chart on the front endpaper concerning the birthplaces of Hall of Fame members. A wonderful collection of autographs, and a real treasure for baseball fans.. Signed by Subjects. Hardcover/Dust Jacket. VG/VG-. Illus. by Iooss, Walter.

      [Bookseller: Lance Frazer Bookseller]
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        Die Muschel ? hommage au féminin ?. Orig.-Photographie auf Karton aufgezogen (Probeabzüge).

      Zürich, Selbstvlg., 1984 - Quer-Kl.8° (12,5 x 31 cm. (Photo 10 x 14 cm), Tadellos. Vom Photographen auf Rückseite num., dat. u. signiert. Der Text von Rolf Sachsse: «Die Binnenstruktur und die Aussenform der photographierten Körperteile ermöglichen den Strukturvergleich mit der Natur: Vagina zu Muschel, Fleisch zu Boden, Klitoris zu Strudel.» - [Muschel zu Muschi.] 500 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Tacuinum sanitatis vollständige Faksimileausgabe im Originalformat des Codex 2396 der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek : Kommentar

      Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1984. Book. Fine. Two volume set in slipcase, with English translation 17 page pamphlet. One volume bound in full leather with 5 raised bands on spine and glit design on spine and cover, in Latin full-color facsimile with many color illustrations. LIMITED EDITION numbered 324. Second volume is the commentary volume in German, with a paper hardcover 184 pages. Slipcase for the two colume set with red pasted label on spine with gilt lettering. This is the handbook of the natural powers of plants, minerals and other items expalining their nature, their uses, their harmfulness, and how to prevent harm. This handbook of popular health care, written and illuminated in Venice, Italy around 1490, and later temporarily in the possession of Prince Eugen of Savoy, has been kept since 1737/38 in the Vienna Court Library. The abundantly illustrated manuscript holds a prominent position in the rich tradition of medieval Tacuinum Sanitatis manuscripts. Based on one of the earlier Arabian originals its 294 chapters represent the most extensive, systematic collection of all illustrated health regelments we know. Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      [Bookseller: Karl Books]
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        ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE

      NY: Wm. Morrow, 1984. First Anniversary edition. Limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by Pirsig. Copy #451. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase with printed label. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. Issued to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the book's publication. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Limited Edition.The image are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        BOOK OF MERCY. Signed

      Toronto: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1984)., 1984 First Edition Inscribed by Leonard Cohen on the title-page and dated in the year of publication. 'for...all good things, Leonard Cohen, Montreal, 1984.' 8vo. Unpaginated. 112 pp. A fine copy of this classic book of contemporary psalms in navy cloth, gilt titles and decorations in a fine pictorial dustwrapper. Exceptional copy. [29890] $850. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Under the Volcano

      New York: Reynal and Hitchcock. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Lowry's masterpiece; the basis for the 1984 John Huston film starring Albert Finney. "To describe his perennial theme, Lowry once borrowed the words of the critic Edmund Wilson: 'the forces in man which cause him to be terrified of himself.' You see exactly what he means in this coruscating novel, which traces the last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, once the British consul in a hellish Mexican town, now a dedicated but utterly cogent alcoholic in that same town, on a day when his ex-wife has returned in a futile attempt to reach out to him. Shadowed by the hoodlums of the corrupt local officialdom, beset by his own furies, Firmin hurtles himself, annotating his fall all the while, into a pit of suffering. A vertiginous picture of self-destruction, seen through the eyes of a man still lucid enough to report to us all the harrowing particulars" (Richard Lacayo, Time: All Time 100 Novels). New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket expertly restored and reinforced at spine and flaps; quite an attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation

      Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1984 First edition. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Ronald Reagan on front free endpaper. Exceptionally rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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 nummeriertes und signiertes Exemplar 83/100; beiliegend ein O-Holzschnitt mit der gleichen Nummerierung; - sehr gutes bis auf minimale Gebrauchsspuren tadelloses Ex. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Fol. quer, Leinen, Holzschnitt auf Einbanddeckel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Blaeschke]
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        A Bird-Finding Guide to Canada

      McClelland & Stewart. Hardcover. 088830255X 1984 Hurtig Publishers Ltd. Near Fine/Very Good. 387 pages, with illustrations, maps and diagrams in black & white. This hardcover copy is in excellent condition. The front inside flap of the dustjacket has been price clipped. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fine. 7/1/1999.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        THE FLYFISHERS'. An anthology to mark the Centenary of the Flyfishers Club. 1884-1984. Written by members. Forword by H. R. H. The Prince of Wales

      The Flyfisher's Classic Library. London. 1984. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (9.4 x 7.2 inches). One of only 85 numbered de luxe copies with a hand made fly mounted into a sunken oval on the front inner board. Illustrated throughout with several fine wood engravings by Rodger McPhail. Flyfishers club centenary bookplate mounted onto the blank verso of the limitation page. A fine copy in the original leather binding by Green Street Bindery of Oxford. Half dark green calf. Spine with raised bands. Black title label, lettered in gilt. Gilt stamped publication date to the bottom of the spine. Green cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Lacking the publishers original slip-case but still a fine copy of an uncommon and beautifully illustrated book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Eyes of the Dragon - Signed Limited

      Philtrum Press, Bangor, Maine, 1984. Hard Cover.  Kenneth Linkhauser (illustrator). First Edition.  Signed Limited Edition.  This is number 496 of 1000 copies.   Fine book with red/white marbled paper over boards with a black cloth spine with gilt printing, issued without dustjacket, in a fine matching marbled paper over boards and cloth slipcase.  No rubbing or wear to the fragile marbled slipcase or book as so common with this edition.   A handsome production, on acid free paper, printed and bound by the Stinehour Press. Philtrum Press was King's own private press.

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Books]
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        THE EYES OF THE DRAGON

      Bangor, ME: The Philtrum Press, 1984.. Large quarto. Cloth backed batik paper over boards. Illustrations by Kenneth R. Linkhaüser. Fine in near fine slipcase, the latter marred only by four small scrapes to the paper along one edge. First edition. One of one thousand numbered copies for sale, from a total edition of 1250 copies, printed at the Stinehour Press after a design by Michael Alpert, all signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Divine Endurance - HAND SIGNED

      George, Allen & Unwin, LONDON 1984 - Gwyneth Jones (born February 14, 1952) is an English science fiction and fantasy writer and critic, and a young adult/children's writer under the name Ann Halam. - Jones' works are mostly science fiction and near future high fantasy with strong themes of gender and feminism. She is the winner of two World Fantasy Awards,[1] BSFA short story award, Children of the Night Award from the Dracula Society, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Philip K. Dick Award and co-winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. She is generally well-reviewed critically and, as a feminist science fiction writer. The original dustjacket houses this book. Vividly illustrated. Browning to edges and lightly creased at spine top and bottom and corners. Silvery-blue cloth boards with lettering to the spine. Bumped to corners; otherwise a nice condition. Flat signed to the full title page: 'Best Wishes Gwyneth Jones'. All pages are present, clean and tightly bound. ----- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. --- If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make your preferred choice]. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arabella's Beautiful Books]
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        PABLO PICASSO par Christina Zervos vol.11 ouvres de 1940 et 1941

      Cahiers d'Art, Paris 1984 - 33 x 25,5 cm 1000 374 illustrations on 156 plates. Original wrappers. First reprint. N° de ref. de la librería 11 Libro [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Principal Art]
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        Dutch Jewish History. Proceedings of the Symposium on the History of the Jews in the Netherlands. November 28 - December 3, 1982. Tel-Aviv - Jerusalem.

      Tel-Aviv University. Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Institute for Research on Dutch Jewry. 1984 - 568pp + b/w pictures (4pp and frontispiece). Book VG apart from a few partial top corner creases, and slight scuffing to ffep. D/j good (faded spine, slight corner bumps and wear, tiny top tear). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrianabooks]
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        NEUROMANCER

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1984. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145874). First British (and first hardcover) edition. "... the pioneering 'cyberpunk' 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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        The Unbearable Lightness of Being

      New York: Harper & Row, 1984. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A gorgeous copy. The basis for the movie of the same name. Signed and inscribed on the title page by Milan Kundera. Signed by the author. Signed copies are quite uncommon. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Sweeney Astray: A Version From The Irish

      Farrar Straus Giroux - 1984. Hardback. 85pp. First US Edition. Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibhne. The first complete translation since 1913. Keywords: Poetry - Seamus Heaney. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland .

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore]
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        East African Mammals. Complete in 7 volumes.

      Pub. Univ. Chicargo Press. 1984 - A fine paperback set. Each volume has a small label attached to the bottom of spine indicating the animals covered by that volume. All volumes in fine condition. Acclaimed and coveted by both naturalists and lovers of wildlife illustration. Julian Huxley said of this series’ I have nothing but praise for this book. I commend it to all serious students of African ecology, both for the beauty of its illustrations and for its biological thoroughness’ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: C. Arden Bookseller]
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