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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.

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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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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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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        THE CIRCUS OF DOCTOR LAO

      (Newark, VT): Janus Press. 1984. 4to., cloth, clamshell box stencil printed. 130 pages.. One of 150 copies signed by the author and by the printer/illustrator, Claire Van Vliet (Ruth Fine, p.39; A Century for a Century 93). From book - "Forty relief prints, mainly etchings, many combined with stencil; geometric typographic ornaments throughout." Printed on Barcham Green De Wint. The interesting binding for this book was "bound in Johanna Western natural buckram covers, Johanna Western rust Kennet cloth sides, and lined in pale gre-violet Japanese twill." Prospectus loosely inserted. Well preserved copy.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Circus of Doctor Lao

      (Newark, VT): Janus Press, 1984. Quarto. 123pp. One of 150 copies signed by the author and by the printer/illustrator, Claire Van Vliet. The illustrations are a combination of relief etchings and pochoir done in a glossy black and brilliant pastel shades. Some of the images leap out at the reader and others seem to dance across the page. Pages 7-16 fold out to form double panoramas. Truly the most breathtaking production from this remarkable Press, and one of the finest modern American private press books. A very fine copy bound in cloth that was colored on the etching press, with a vellum and string spine, and housed in a clamshell box covered in a similar material with a different landscape design. Spine of slipcase very slightly sunned.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Happy End of Comedy: Shakespeare, Jonson, Moliere

      Univ of Delaware Pr 1984 - Ex Community College of Denver, Red Rock Campus library book. Usual library markings. Light library wear. Binding is tight, text clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Orca Knowledge Systems, Inc.]
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        Tyranny of the Status Quo

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1984. This book is rarely found signed. It is near fine and the dust jacket is very good+, showing just a bit of sunning to the spine section. A very nice copy in very collectible condition.. Signed by Milton & Rose Friedman. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        A Death in China (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Atheneum, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. & & The third of three books Hiaasen wrote with Montalbano before embarking on a solo career. & & Slight fading and a few faint splashes to the top page edges, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Scarce signed by both authors.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Far Side of the World

      London: Collins,, 1984. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt. With the price-clipped dust jacket. Pages tanned as always, a particularly lovely copy with no fading to the jacket. First edition, first impression with the second state dust jacket. The publisher printed the incorrect price on the dust jacket, this error was solved by the clipping of the jacket and a sticker for £9.95 as with this one. Very few survived with the original price. One of the hardest Aubrey titles in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LAELIUS DE AMICITIA

      (CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. LAELIUS DE AMICITIA. NP (Alpignano, ITALY): Officina Tallone, 1984. First Thus 1/150 Deluxe. 12mo. Printed Wrappers in Slipcase. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. 188pp, hand printed by letterpress, no illustrations. Text in Latin. This lovely version of Roman statesman and author Marcus Tullius Cicero's "Laelius de Amicitia" was set by hand and printed by the esteemed Officina Tallone Tipographi in 1984. Limited to one hundred and forty copies only, it is a most handsome example in glassine dustwrapper of this classic second century B.C. treatise on friendship published by one of Italy's most renowned fine printers, showing only the most minute age toning to the publisher's printed chemise and slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 016436&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Donald Duck - 50 Years of Happy Frustration

      Tucson. HP Books. 1984. Pictorial boards. 4to. 1st Edition. This copy with original signed pen drawing of Donald Duck by Jack Hannah, tipped -onto half - title. Profusely illustrated with colour plates, photos, etc. The pen drawing of Donald Duck ins by Jack Hannah, co - creator and long time director of Donald Duck cartoons and movies. The sketch is on a 4" X 6" card tipped onto the half - title. Donald is seen clenching his fists in a downward movement while vigorously shouting " Who's Mad ? " The drawing is signed in non-cursive " Jack Hannah ". A lovely piece of Disneyana. Very Fine.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Empire of the Sun

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd 0-575-035595 [0-575-035595] 1984, 1st limted edition. () 278pp. Very good. Octavo. Publisher's black cloth with red and white Japanese motif to front board and titles to spine. In original glassine dust jacket and slipcase. Jacket with a few creases on back panel. Some rubbing to slipcase with a dent to the bottom edge. Top edge died red, internally clean and unmarked. Signed by Ballard on the limitation page, copy number 68 of 100. The very limited first edition of Ballard's account of World War 2, based loosely on his own experiences. Later made into an acclaimed movie directed by Steven Spielberg..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Boy. Tales of Childhood

      New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux,, 1984. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial design to upper board in blind. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 200 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        COVERED WAGON WOMEN. DIARIES & LETTERS FROM THE WESTERN TRAILS 1840-1890, VOLUMES I THROUGH XI

      Glendale, CA/Spokane, WA; 1984 - 1993: Arthur H. Clark Company A collection of contemporary diaries and letters written by women describing the day by day events of the overland journey to California, Oregon, and Utah - and an occasional odyssey back the other way. Volumes II-IV pertain to the Gold Rush. Kurutz 340. Mintz: The Trail, 233, 234, 235, 236. Some volumes illustrated. The final volume includes large folded map, bibliography and index. Uniformly bound in blue cloth with lettering in gilt. The first two volumes are in the usual plain brown paper dust jackets, all other volumes in the plain white paper dust jackets. A fine attractive set in fine dust jackets, four of which have lightly toned spine panels. . First editions, first printings. Hardcovers.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        THE FIRE FROM WITHIN. Presentation Copy

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

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Bookbindings of T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, together with The Doves Bindery

      London/New Castle, DE: The British Library/Oak Knoll Books, 1984, 1991. Two quarto volumes. xii, 407; xiv, 490pp. One of nine numbered sets specially bound by James Brockman, with additional plates and two samples of marbled paper. Illustrated throughout, with color plates and black & white photographs showing examples of bindings, patterns, tools, and more. More than bibliographies, these volumes provide insight into Cobden-Sanderson’s development and influence as an artist, as well as into the history of the Doves Bindery, and give detailed descriptive entries for each binding. Two essential works on the art of bookbinding, centering on one of its most influential figures. Fine in quarter vellum and blue boards, housed together in a slipcase. Prospectuses for The Doves Bindery laid in.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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