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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 Included is, furthermore, one mimeographed typed sheet being an abstract of (a seemingly unpublished) paper by Dantzig, 'Application of the SEAC to Linear Programming', given before the Association for Computing Machinery, Sept. 7-9, 1950.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. * * *

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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.

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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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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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        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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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]

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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&#39;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&#39;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.

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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&#39;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&#39;s Head; 11) Pristine Light. Camps Bay and Lion&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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.

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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&#39;s work has been inspired by Corbusier&#39;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&#39;s Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics

      Oxford: Phaidon - Christie&#39;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.

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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&#39;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&#39;s work was for the Doves Press, which Cobden-Sanderson founded with Emery Walker in 1900. Dr. Tidcombe&#39;s comprehensive work includes a complete catalogue of the books produced with many bindings illustrated in color. Bound by one of England&#39;s most famous contemporary binders.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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