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        THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK (signed with a drawing of a Wild Thing)

      Harry N. Abrams 1984 - First Trade Edition Near fine example, SIGNED BY MAURICE SENDAK WITH A DRAWING OF A WILD THING Near fine beautiful oversized very heavy coffee table size book (11.75¿ x 11¿) with heavy paper stock. The boards are blue cloth with bright unfaded gilt titles to the spine. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with an an original signed Wild Thing drawing by Maurice Sendak saying ¿For Victoria, BOO!¿ and dated 1985. Stunning book appearing as unread with clean crisp internal pages. The book will come with the original dust jacket in near fine condition. The jacket has no rips, no cips, no edgewear, no stains, no creasing, no foxing and no rubbing. The Jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $50. The jacket is protected in a new clear archival cover. This book would make a great addition to a collector of rare childrens books and lovers of Sendak artwork. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Sendak books and original illustration art [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Sämtlicher Werke. Kritische Ausgabe. Konvolut: 35 von 40 Bänden. Herausgeber: Eugene Weber, Götz E. Hübner, Michael Müller, Manfred Hoppe, Hans-Georg Dewitz, Klaus E. Bohnenkamp, Wolfgang Nehring, Heinz Rölleke, Hans H. Lendner, Mathias Mayer, Martin Stern u.a.

      Frankfurt/M.: S. Fischer, 1984 - Leinenbände mit Schutzumschlag, in Pappschubern. 35 von 40 Bänden. Umschläge teilweise mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt alles in sehr gutem, überwiegend ungenutztem Zustand. gegenwärtiger Subskriptionspreis der vorhandenen Bände zusammen 5600,00 Euro - Vorhanden sind die Bände I - XXXIV und der Band XXXX, der Band XVI und XXV in beiden Teilbänden. Die Bandfolge: Band I: Gedichte 1 (ISBN 9783107315017); Band II: Gedichte 2 (ISBN 9783107315024); Band III: Dramen 1 (ISBN 9783107315031); Band IV: Dramen 2 (ISBN 9783107315048); Band V: Dramen 3 (ISBN 9783107315055); Band VI: Dramen 4 (ISBN 9783107315062); Band VII: Dramen 5 (ISBN 9783107315079; Band VIII: Dramen 6 (ISBN 9783107315086); Band IX: Dramen 7 (ISBN 9783107315093); Band X: Dramen 8 (ISBN 9783107315109); Band XI: Dramen 9 (ISBN 9783107315116); Band XII: Dramen 10 (9783107315123); Band XIII: Dramen 11 (ISBN 9783107315130); Band XIV: Dramen 12 (ISBN 9783107315147); Band XV: Dramen 13 (ISBN 9783107315154); Band XVI.I: Dramen 14.1 (ISBN 9783107315161); Band: XVI.II : Dramen 14.2 (ISBN 9783107315468); Band XVII: Dramen 15 (ISBN 9783107315178); Band XVIII: Dramen 16 (ISBN 9783107315185); Band XIX: Dramen 17 (ISBN 9783107315192); Band XX: Dramen 18 (ISBN 9783107315208); Band XXI: Dramen 19 (ISBN 9783107315215); Band XXII: Dramen 20 (ISBN 9783107315222); Band XXIII: Operndichtungern 1 (ISBN 9783107315239); Band XXIV: Operndichtungen 2 (ISBN 9783107315246); Band XXV.I: Operndichtungen 3.1 (ISBN 9783107315253); - Hugo von Hofmannsthal, 1874 in Wien geboren, war in den neunziger Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts neben Arthur Schnitzler der bedeutendste Autor des Schriftstellerkreises 'Jung Wien'. Nach 1902 wandte sich Hofmannsthal vom Ästhetizismus ab und begann eine intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der europäischen Literaturtradition. Er starb 1929. (Verlagsanzeige) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 45000 Gebundene Leinenausgabe in Schubern.

      [Bookseller: Brungs und Hönicke Medienversand GbR]
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        Far Side of The World, The

      London: Collins, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. First Impression of the scarce tenth installment in the author's popular Aubrey-Maturin series. 8vo: [8],371,[1]pp. Publisher's forest green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; second issue illustrated dust jacket priced £9.95 with publisher's sticker (because of the printer's pricing error, most jackets were price-clipped and repriced). A Fine, apparently unread copy (dust-soiled top edge, toning endemic to text block); about Fine jacket (spine panel with just a degree of lightening to top third only of spine panel). An uncommonly collectible copy. The Aubrey?Maturin series is a sequence of nautical historical novels?20 completed and one unfinished?set during the Napoleonic Wars and centering on the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his ship's surgeon (and spy), Stephen Maturin. This tenth installment continues the story of Aubrey's exploits during the American War of 1812. The novel provided some episodes for the 2003 Peter Weir film, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Complete in fifteen volumes comprising The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under my Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The ... (Truncated)

      Macdonald, London 1984-85., 1984, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 2nd Edition. Full Book Title: A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Complete in fifteen volumes comprising The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under my Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The Innocent Moon, It wa. A reprint of the first edition, and the only other casebound issue. 8vo. Original publisher's boards. A little tanning to paperstock, else a fine set very good non-price-clipped dust wrappers, a number of which are a little marked and faded at spine panels. A very nice set of Williamson's celebrated and increasingly scarce sequence.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        The Unbearable Lightness of Being

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1984. First edition of the author's magnum opus. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milan Kundera on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim. Rare signed and inscribed. When "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" was first published in English, it was hailed as "a work of the boldest mastery, originality, and richness" by critic Elizabeth Hardwick and named one of the best books of 1984 by the New York Times Book Review. It went on to win the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and quickly became an international bestseller. It was adapted to film in 1988, directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Juliette Binoche.

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        The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

      Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1984 Near fine in a fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED with a drawing of a dog on the title page. First edition as indicated by the full number line on the copyright page 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Original price of $14.95 printed on the front flap. Negligible rubbing on the edges of the book; else fine. Dust jacket has slight chipping and creasing at the corners and spine ends; small closed tear at left front of dj. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Un profeta dell'unità Padre Paolo Wattson

      Centro Pro Unione, 1984. ITALIANO 0,18 libro in brossura, si presenta con lievi segni, tagli appena ingialliti, trad. di Olindo Parachini, copia ex biblioteca USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Mosè. Di questo volume sono stati ti

      Centro Lombardo Arte, Milano, 1984 - Testi scelti da Enrico Galbiati. Presentazione di Gianfranco Ravasi. 1 vol.+ 1 suite, cm.38x54, pp.152,(8), dorature al dorso. Suite in mz.pelle contenente altre 6 litografie originali. Milano, Centro Lombardo Arte 1984, 1 vol.+ 1 suite, cm.38x54, pp.152,(8), leg.ed.alla francese, in contenitore a libro in t.pelle con incisioni in oro ed a sbalzo, nervi e dorature al dorso. Suite in mz.pelle contenente altre 6 litografie originali. leg.ed.alla francese, in contenitore a libro in t.pelle con incisioni in oro ed a sbalzo, nervi e

      [Bookseller: FIRENZELIBRI SRL]
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        The Art of Ogden M. Pleissner

      Boston: Godine, 1984. #129 of 400 copies numbered and signed by the author and Marion Pleissner, each containing an extra suite of 4 prints and a previously unpublished large sporting print. 138 color plates from painting by Pleissner, numerous half-tones. 110 pages. 1 vols. 4to. Quarter brown leather and green cloth. Fine in slipcase. Pleissner, Ogden. #129 of 400 copies numbered and signed by the author and Marion Pleissner, each containing an extra suite of 4 prints and a previously unpublished large sporting print. 138 color plates from painting by Pleissner, numerous half-tones. 110 pages. 1 vols. 4to. A fine Godine production, the superb plates and notes documenting this gifted sporting artist's work.

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        L'Art du Tennis. Textes de Camus, Cochet, Hitchcock et Schoenberg. Illustations de Adami, Arroyo, Chambas et Velickovic.

      Paris, Lovera, 1984. 250 X 355 mm. 5 fascicules en feuilles sous double emboîtage pleine toile, au premier plat ajouré orné d'une mosaïque de cuirs. Edition tirée à 500 ex. sur Lana gravure pur chiffon signés par les illustrateurs, Adami, Arroyo, Chambas et Velickovic. 1/188 ex. comprenant 4 lithographies en couleurs à pleine page justifiées et signées au crayon et une suite de quatre illustrations de l'ouvrage.

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        A Pictorial History of Chinese Architecture

      MIT Press, Cambridge 1984 - xxiv, 200 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 29 x 32 cm; with orginal publisher promotional letter and mailer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Farrington Fine Asian Books]
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        "A table!".

      1984Gouache et aquarelle sur papier fort, signée, 1984, 13,5 x 14,5 cm. Maquette originale pour l'album "Grignotte, La marmotte". Notre amie marmotte, est gourmande et végétarienne. Elle est assise sur son arrière-train et "grignote" les fleurs qu'elle tient dans ses pattes avant. Pendant ce temps ses petits surveillent les alentours en attendant bien sagement leur tour ! Titré manuscritement par l'illustratrice au verso. Illustrations pour les pages N°16 et 17. Gautier-Languereau est une maison d'édition, créée en 1859. Elle est spécialisée dans les livres d'enfants (ils publièrent les albums de Bécassine), dont des ouvrages de premières lectures avec notamment la collection "Premiers livres".

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chrétien]
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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN. An Excellent Letter Regarding New Editions of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and The Great Glass Elevator, and Requesting Copies of Fantastic Mr Fox.

      Unpublished. 16th April 1984.. A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. With interesting content. Dahl writes ?I thought you would be interested to know that Puffin want to bring out a new edition of ?Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? and ?The Great Glass Elevator? with fresh illustrations?. Dahl continues that Puffin are looking for a new illustrator and suggests Raynor should get in touch, join forces and ?save yourselves some money?. Dahl expresses his wish to see ?a nice new edition, preferably a bit smaller and thicker than the last one...?. The letter concludes by requesting ?twenty copies of ?Fantastic Mr. Fox?, debiting my royalty account?. Signed ?Roald? in black ink. The letter is in very good condition, folded twice. An excellent letter both in respect of content and association. Provenance: Rayner Unwin; thence by descent to Merlin Unwin. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      ALL'INSEGNA DEL PESCE D'ORO, 1984. ITALIANO 0,09 Brossura editoriale con lunghe alette, leggermente scolorita e con traccia di umidità in maniera evidente alla parte posteriore, lieve traccia di umidità anche alle pagine interne che non inficia la lettura USATO

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        Book of Mercy

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First Canadian edition. (Preceding the American edition.) Inscribed by Leonard Cohen on half title, "For Joyce / Happy Birthday! / and all the best / Leonard Cohen / Montreal 1984." Navy cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Fine in Fine unclipped dust jacket with a very faint scuff on back panel. A book of 50 contemporary psalms by the late Canadian singer-songwriter, writer, and poet. An excellent copy with a nice inscription in the year of publication.

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        The History of Middle Earth, Volumes 1 - 12, 1st US Editions, 1st Impressions with Leather Slipcases

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A complete History of Middle Earth, in Twelve Volumes. Houghton Mifflin 1st Edition 1st printings of all 12 volumes. All Near Fine dustjackets are unclipped. # 9 Sauron Defeated's dustjacket shows some minor chipping and wear, but very little or no loss. All books have the full numberline 1 - 10 on title verso and/or the publishing date on the Title Page, indicating they are all the 1st printings, or impressions, no book club editions. No previous owners names or any writing in any of the books. No foxing or offsetting in any of the books. Edited by Christopher Tolkien from his father's manuscripts, detailing the evolution of Tolkien's life long works dealing with Middle Earth. Housed in 3 custom black leather slipcases featuring the Tolkien Monogram with the 'History of Middle Earth', author, editor, and publisher gilt stamped to the covers. A significant and highly collectable set of this sought after edition. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / Near Fine.

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        World Without Men

      New York: Xavier Moreau, 1984. Close to fine in silver-stamped gray cloth-covered boards and slipcase (in shrinkwrap except at the opening).. Deluxe Edition in slipcase. One of an unstated number of copies, thought to be around 200, SIGNED by Helmut Newton. 180 black and white photographs. Not to be confused with the more common trade edition, which has a dust jacket and no slipcase.

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        Carmina Sapphica.

      Anne & David Bromer, (The Ashenden Press) 1984 - 35x25mm in a 17x11cm case. Miniature. Full russet Morocco, single gilt rule surround to upper and lower covers, spine gilt lettered with raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, all edges gilt, laid into a compartment in a russet cloth folding case with gilt ruled and lettered russet morocco back, together with its prospectus in a dark brown cloth folder with morocco label, Mint condition. An edition of 150 copies [54], pp 46. The Ashendene Press 'Queen's Dolls' House Book is, as is well know, the greatest rarity of this press. The original was a miniature reproduction, printed from what the bibliography of the press described as 'photographically produced blocks', made for the library of Queen Mary's dolls' house, of the press's 1903 edition of Carmina Sapphica. It is thought that fewer than ten copies were printed, and some are known to have been lost. From the prospectus: This book measures as the original 35x25mm, and is housed in an elegant quarter leather tray case. The text includes an introduction by Michael Hornby, son of the Ashendene's proprietor, explaining the history of the book. There are also brief note by the printer and publisher. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kiku Exhibition Catalog

      Gendai Hanga Center, Tokyo 1984 - FIRST EDITION, WITH STUNNING ORIGINAL SILKSCREEN PRINT BY WARHOL, of the catalog for Warhol's celebrated "Kiku" Tokyo exhibition. Capitalizing on Warhol's strong appeal to Japanese collectors, members of the Gendai Hanga Center in Tokyo asked Warhol in 1982 to create a body of work specifically for them, focusing in particular on images of flowers. Warhol agreed, and created a beautiful series of images inspired by the chrysanthemum (the traditional symbol representing the Japanese emperor and Imperial House). The exhibition was a success and Warhol's exquisite prints for the "Kiku" (the Japanese word for chrysanthemum) exhibition have since become highly regarded by both critics and collectors. One of 1500 copies printed. Tokyo: Gendai Hanga Center, 1984. Octavo, original silver-lettered silver cloth. Without rare original slipcase. With original silkscreen print bound-in and numerous color reproductions throughout. Text in Japanese. Silkscreen extraordinarily bright: A FINE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chung-Kuo Li-shih Po-wu-kuan ( Museum of Chinese History Peking) -- Chung kuo Po-wu-Kuan Tsung shu - 5 ( Compilated books on Chinese museums - Vol. 5

      Peking and Tokio, 1984. 262 p . 209 figutes ., 133 Plates , mostley color Fol. , gebundene Ausgabe 262 p . 209 figutes ., 133 Plates , mostley color - Folio 38,5 - 26,5 :- Linen slipcase / binding brocade ! in cloth portfolio ( Wunderfull book - The text is not in English !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ) R18 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Miami Blues

      New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 191 p. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner on front free end paper by author in blue ink. Front board creased, fore edge foxed. Spine panel sunned, wear along edges, scratching to back panel, price intact ($12.95). A rare signed copy of the first Hoke Moseley novel, an excellent Florida neo-noir.

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      - Por? Colaboração: Carlos Silva, David King, José Freire, Luísa Guimarães Freire, Moira Forjaz, Sol Carvalho e Susan Maiselas (Magnun Photos). Edição: Partido Frelimo. Maputo. 1984. De 30x21 cm. Com 90 págs. Profusamente ilustrado. Brochado. A obra é um retrato do imaginário político-social da nação moçambicana pós-revolução, possibilitando ao leitor apreciar alguma da arte mural deste país e reflectir sobre as manifestações artísticas da euforia revolucionária, ?como se na mente dos homens desabrochasse tudo o que permanecera escondido na longa noite colonial? Location/localizacao: SDC 1-A1-C-11

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        Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

      1984 - KING, Stephen. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. (West Kingston, Rhode Island): Donald M. Grant, (1982). Octavo, original black cloth, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $4500.First trade edition, issued simultaneously with a signed limited edition, of the first book in King's epic Dark Tower series, boldly inscribed by him on the half title in the year of publication, "For D"" Welcome to the weird west! Stephen King, 7/17/82," with five full-page color illustrations, color endpapers and vignettes by acclaimed fantasy artist Michael Whelan, a splendid copy."The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed." When King typed those words on an old Underwood in 1970, he began a daring fantasy saga that would be 34 years in the completion. Gunslinger, the first book in his Dark Tower series, is "an impressive work of mythic magnitude that may turn out to be King's greatest literary achievement" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution). The novel is "strange, scary and utterly gripping""the perfect start to an unforgettable journey". In Roland Deschain, the titular Gunslinger, there's a superb, violent, powerful and thoughtful protagonist""Clint Eastwood's Man With No Name by way of Robert Browning's poem, Childe Rolande to the Dark Tower Came" (Guardian). With illustrations by Whelan, a 14-time Hugo award winner whose art "stands up to any [the 20th] century has produced" (Village Voice). "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Issued simultaneously with a signed limited edition of 500 copies. Brooks A18. See Fantasy and Horror 6-194. A fine inscribed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Das Fenster zur Nacht. Kommissar Allan Wilton

      Wien: Hiro Production International, 1984 - 174 S. 18 cm, Taschenbuch. Exemplar antiquarisch gut erhalten, mit Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, K11179 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 112 Kl.-8°, Gebundene Ausgabe, Softcover/Paperback [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Miss Price's Primer. A Gift of Words

      (Claremont, CA: Lavender Press, 1984. Price, Robin. Oblong octavo. (14)ff. One of fifty copies, signed by Robin Price, the printer and designer. This is Price's first book, which began as coursework for her typography class at Scripps College. This alphabet is at once a list of women's names, and an alliterative assemblage of words that also serve as character traits for these named women. Many of the words are arranged typographically to resemble the letter under consideration. Finally, there is a playful subtext that creates relationships between the characters at the end of each page. In this work, "Price delights in the possibilities of the book form, linking letter to letter forward and back in the book...the effect is to create 'a geometric rather than arithmetical progression.'" An auspicious debut from an innovative contemporary book designer. Fine in burgundy cloth with title stamped on upper cover and spine. (Bright, Betty, Breakthrough: Resoluteness. The Work of Robin Price, p. 17).

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      1984. N.V.N.. 1984. In-4.Carr. Broch, Jaquette. Bon tat. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intrieur frais. 715 pages illustres de nombreuses figures en noir et blanc. Coiffe en tete de la jaquette lgrement abime. Introuvable.

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        London - the symphony of a great cityhomage to Walter Ruttmann.

      La Chaux, Parisod 1984 - Edition originale d'Octobre 1984 limitée et numérotée à 65 exemplaires, tous sur ancien BFK de rives. En feuilles sous chemise et emboîtage pleine toile bordeaux,155 x 225 mm. Couverture sur papier fort frappé à froid. 35 planches de compositions typographiques imprimées par et d'après les photographies de Parisod auxquelles on peut en signaler une supplémentaire à l'achevé d'imprimer. Bien complet du feuillet "follow" contrecollé au verso de la 21me planche.‎ Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de Parisod. Ref: Le livre libre page 288 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Meinen Freunden in Holland". Typed poetry ms. (30 lines) with autogr. corrections and inscription signed. Prob. Rotterdam, 12. VI. 1984.

      1984. Large 4to. 1 p. "Weil ihr den Büchern | die verbrannt wurden jenseits der Grenze | und denen die sie schrieben | Zuflucht gewährt habt [...] Und weil ihr jetzt wieder zögert, | den Wahnsinn der Europa ergriffen hat | von beiden Seiten | ganz so sehr mitzumachen | wie manche jenseits der Grenzen | darum fühle ich mich | immer beinahe ein wenig | ruhig und sicher | wenn ich in eurem Land bin." - With correction in red ink and inscribed at the end: "mit guten Wünschen | Erich Fried". Typed note at lower edge (added by recipient), stating that Fried read the poem in "De Doelen" in Rotterdam on 12 June 1984, the first day of the Dutch parliamentary debate over the stationing of new medium-range missiles. - Two slight paper defects to top left corner.

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      New York: Grove Press, (1984.) dj : , 1984. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Very uncommon hardcover edition of the first book by this writer (who spent her earliest years in her parents' native Dominican Republic) to be published by a major press. Since this was issued simultaneously in both soft and hardcover, the hardcover printing was very small. The central section of these poems is called 'housekeeping; and reconstruct her experiences as her mother teaches her housewifery skills, there is the underlying irony that 'at 33' Alvarez is not the 'heroine of her mother's stories' for she has neither a house, husband nor children. A title in the Grove Press Poetry Series edited by Robert Pack. 93 pp Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed edgetears , sunning to the edges of the back cover of the dj, as is common with this dustjacket.) Still a lovely copy of a very hard to find book. .

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        Dreyfus Affair

      1984 - SHAHN, Ben. The Dreyfus Affair. The Ben Shahn Prints. Cincinnati: Crossroads, 1984. Large folio portfolio (13 by 17 inches), book in original gray paper boards, eight color pochoir lithographs in descriptive paper sleeves, loose as issued, clamshell box. $2600.Limited first edition, number XXII of only 60 copies withheld from sale (450 total), a magnificent portfolio production with the first collected publication of Shahn's 1930s Dreyfus prints""eight exhibition-size color lithographic prints en pochoir""printed on Grandes Arches handmade vergé paper, loose as issued in descriptive sleeves, with a book of essays, in the original box.In the 1930s Ben Shahn and his friend Walker Evans made plans for an exhibit, and Shahn was drawn to the subject of the Dreyfus affair, the scandalous turn-of-the-century French trial of a Jewish officer that prompted Zola's legendary J'Accuse! (1898). Shahn later recalled: "I set to work and presented the leading malefactors of the case, the defenders and of course Dreyfus himself. Under each portrait I lettered in my best lithographic script a long or short legend setting forth the role which the original of the portrait had played in the celebrated affair. What had been undertaken lightly became very significant in my eyes. Within the Dreyfus pictures I could see a new avenue of expression opening up" (Shape of Content, 36-7). In these vivid color images, Shahn "presented his understanding of the personalities of these men through a series of details""their pose, facial features, clothing, and the style and length of the script he used." This approach marked a turning point in his work, compelling Shahn to "integrate these broad, loose areas of color, the result of encounters with modernist art in Europe, with the sharp, distinctive line he had developed during those early years in the lithography shop" (Pohl, Ben Shahn, 38). This rare limited edition, the first collected publication of Shahn's 1930s prints, contains eight exhibition-size color lithographic prints en pochoir, housed in a large clamshell case, each print loose as issued within a descriptive paper sleeve, accompanied by a book containing the never before published reproduction of Shahn's "Portrait of Émile Zola" (1938), along with a printing of Zola's J'Accuse! and essays by Shahn's wife Brenarda Bryson Shahn, historian Egal Feldman and Charles Westheimer. Lithographic prints titled: Captain Alfred Dreyfus, Georges Picquart, Paleologue and Demange, Labori and Picquart, Marie-Chjarles-Ferdinand Walsin-Esterhazy, Major Armand-Auguste-Ferdinand-Marie Mercier du Paty de Clam, Fernand Labor, and The Experts. Plates and book fine; box with expert restoration. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poster inscribed

      1984 - SEUSS, Dr. Poster inscribed ("Happy 80th Birthday, Dr. Seuss!"). [New York]: Random House, [1984]. Folio, one sheet measuring 17 by 22 inches, mounted on foamboard. $4000.Lovely large color Random House publicity poster commemorating Dr. Seuss' 80th birthday in 1984, inscribed by the beloved children's author-illustrator to a writer for young adults, "With happy music for Lenore Fleischer, Dr. Seuss." Mint condition.A boisterous parade of Cats in their Hats march across the face of this whimsical poster, singing the birthday praises of their creator. On March 2, 1984, "Random House gave a sumptuous [80th] birthday party [for Geisel] at the New York Public Library for about 200 guests". While popping champagne echoed throughout the lofty hall, Vartan Gregorian, the library president, observed that Dr. Seuss "˜helps us always to remember that we are young, and never to forget that we are responsible".Toasts continued around the United States, even on the floor of the Senate". Seuss characters took over the cover of the mass-circulation Parade magazine in a euphoric birthday salute". Momentum swept Dr. Seuss through the spring of 1984," culminating in his receipt of the Pulitzer Prize in April (Morgan & Morgan, 253-55). Most likely inscribed to Lenore Fleischer, author of several movie novelizations for young readers.A fine piece, suitable for framing. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Geisberg, Tennengebirge".

      - Aquarellstudie, auf festem Bütten, rechts unten signiert und datiert „Jakob Demus. 9.IX.87." sowie betitelt. 37,9:56,5 cm. Das Studium an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien schloß Demus 1984 mit Diplom ab. Seither ist er als Bildhauer, Maler und Zeichner tätig. Seit 1981 entstand eine große Anzahl von Radierungen, mit denen er international bekannt wurde und in den bedeutenden Sammlungen und Museen weltweit vertreten ist. Vertreten in folgenden Museen: London, British Museum - New York, Metropolitan Museum - New York, Museum of Modern Art - Wien, Albertina - Wien, Museum Leopold - Deutschland, Berliner Kupferstichkabinett - London, Victoria & Albert Museum - Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum - Rochester/USA, Memorial Art Gallery

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        Chung-Kuo Li-shih Po-wu-kuan ( Museum of Chinese History Peking) -- Chung kuo Po-wu-Kuan Tsung shu - 5 ( Compilated books on Chinese museums - Vol. 5

      Peking and Tokio, 1984 - 262 p . 209 figutes ., 133 Plates , mostley color 262 p . 209 figutes ., 133 Plates , mostley color - Folio 38,5 - 26,5 : - Linen slipcase / binding brocade ! in cloth portfolio ( Wunderfull book - The text is not in English !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ) R18 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thought and technique in the poetry of Okot p'Bitek

      Vantage, New York, NY 1984 - jacket not price clipped, but has a chunk out of the back and someone drew in a mask on her face [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Walt Disney's Donald Duck (Signed, Limited)

      Another Rainbow, UK 1984 - Bound in gold silk and tan buckram, stamped in gold with glossy illustration of Donald on the front panel. #367 of 700 signed, limited copies. This is signed by the three Donald Duck artists, Carl Banks, Jack Hannah and Clarence Nash (Nash's is a facsimile since he was extremely ill during the publication of this book). Laid in are three facsimile letters to the publisher (Bruce Hamilton) and a letter (laid in) from the publisher discussing details of the three. 96 pp. includes Filmography and Bibliography the famous duck. Tight, clean copy in matching slipcase (which is also near fine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hunting the African Buffalo (Signed, Limited Edition)

      Amwell Press, 1984. Brown textured leather with gilt spine lettering and decoration and gilt ornament to front board. 599pp, illus by Guy Coheleach. Silk ribbon sewn in. Limited signed edition #562/1000. In a brown slipcase. Paper on bottom of slipcase is heavily scuffed, exposing cardboard. Otherwise, the book is in fine condition and unread.

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        The I-S Method: Indivisual Stock - Individual Swing (Original)

      The Stock Market Institute, Rolling Hills Estates, California 1984 - 3 Ring Binder (Original Jackson binder, gilt title "STUDIES IN MARKET ACTION, THE I-S METHOD" to cover), This is an original 1984 Edition by Jackson, thiis course was originally published in 1972 and Jackson continued to update it. This is the last edition (1984) of I-S prior to his death in 1986. His capstone course, "The Square Root Method" was published in 1986 just prior to his passing. This part of the series "The complete "Studies in Market Action and Speculative Technique." There were a total of 6 texts in the series: 1. Selecting the Right Stock (1941), 2. Studies in Technical Analysis (1946), 3. The Golden Harvest - Basic Method (1951), 4. The Golden Harvest - Advanced Method (1954), 5. The I-S Method - Individual Stocks (1972-1984), 6. The Square Root Method (1986), Contents in 3 Parts, STUDY 1: IS Method Based on Precise Rules, The Dow Theory, Dunnigan-Dow Theory, Square Root Law of Price Changes Not a Law -- Only a Tendency, Square Root Reveals Barometric Swings, Amount of Penetration to Give Signals, Key SR-1 Trend Reversal Signal, Key SR-2 Trend Reversal Signal, Square Root Key Table, Don't Buy in the Test Area, Key SR-3 Trend Reversal Signal Head and Shoulders-Triple Top, New Highs Can Be Dangerous - False Signals-Good Signals-Trends, Defenses Against False New Highs, Cancellation of Signals, Key 5 Cancellation Signal, Study the Charts, STOP LOSS ORDERS, Stop Orders to Open Trade, The Reverse Stop, Working in the Mine at ASA, Now is the Time, VOLUME OF TRADING, Diversification, Rotation, Chart Equipment-Computers-Manual Charting, Combining Fundamentals and Technical Analysis, Enough Information Will Break You-Corporate New Items, Beware the Good News-Stock Splits-Dividends, Who are the Insiders?, How Good is Expert Advice?, STUDY 2: Square Root of the Moving Average, Good Then and Good Now, Why the Moving Average Works -- plus more. See photos for complete contents. Original 1984 Edition, Complete with Original Binder. 300+ pp. (odd pagination with A, B, C, etc. and some charts without pagination)

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        Aligi Sassu : catalogo dell'opera incisa e litografica

      Milano : G. Mondadori 1984 - 255 pagine, text italian, hardcover text in gold, OU, OU kleinere Läsuren am Oberrand mit einem Randriß ca. 1 cm hinten, kleine Fleckspur (keine Stockflecken) auf Mittelschnitt, sonst sehr schön erhalten, Widmung von Aligi Sassu mit Zeichnung (stilisierter Frauenkopf) auf Vortitel, dat. 16-II-84, Namenskürzel des Gewidmenten auf Titelseite [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Asimovs Guide to Science - Volume 2: The Biological Sciences

      Penguin Books 1984 - Paperback; English language; good condition; reprinted 1984; pages have tanned; scuffing around cover and spine edges. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Byzantine Lead Seals, VOLUME TWO

      The second (posthumοus) volume of the classic treatise of G. Zacos on lead seals, compiled and edited by John B. Nesbitt. In english. Out of print; final copies.Fasc. A: Text: Prefaces, Catalogue [Nos. 1-1069], Bibliography, Indices]. Clothbound, 22.5X29.5 cm, 544 pp., net weight 2410 gr.Fasc. B: Plates. Clothbound, 22.5X34 cm, 100 plates, 1069 images, net weight 1050 gr.CONTENTS:CHAPTER X: Patriarchal seals - Patriarchates of Alexandria, Antioch, JerusalemCHAPTER XI: Seals of the Ekdikoi of Hagia SophiaCHAPTER XII: Cross on stepsCHAPTER XIII: Iconographic sealsCHAPTER XIV: Iconographic seals with circular invocations, 843 - c. 1070CHAPTER XV: Bilateral sealsCHAPTER XVI: Invocative cruciform monogramsIndicesBibliographyRead a review at .==============================================================The shipping cost estimated by the system covers books weighing up to 750 gr.; a surcharge depending on the actual weight and destination applies for heavier books.

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        Il mare colore del vino. Un racconto di Leonardo Sciascia con tre acqueforti di Bruno Caruso.

      Officina Bodoni, 1984. Stampato su torchio a mano per "I cento Amici del libro". 4°, pp.37 su carta pesante a tino di Magnani, carattere Garamond, con le tre acquaf. di Caruso f.testo. Ril. edit. cartone con astuccio, tassello con il titolo al dorso e al piatto. Bellissima edizione fuori commercio tirata a 100 esempl. ad personam più XXX num. romana, il colophon è firmato dall'artista.(vedi riproduz.)

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        Vita der Mathilde von Canossa Vat. lat. 4922. Eine ungewöhnliche Frau zwischen Dogma & Kirche - Entstanden 1115. Vollständige Wiedergabe der Handschrift im Originalformat.

      Belser, Zürich. Faksimile-Edition,aus der Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana., 1984.. Roter Original-Ledereinband, Größe 8°. 22,3 x 16,7 cm, 180 S. ,wissenschaftlicher Einführungsband 224 S. Oln. 8° beide 22,3 x 16,7 cm in Schmuckschuber. Faksimile mit 8 prachtvollen Miniaturen in leuchtenden Farben & m.d. nachempfundenem Goldauftrag im Folientransferverfahren. Der Ledereinband mit Blindprägung auf Deckel & Rücken, handgeheftet auf drei echte Bünde. Alle Seiten sind der originalen Blattform entsprechend beschnitten. Vollfaksimile des um 1115 entstandenen Codex, worin der Mönch Donizo von Canossa der Markgräfin Mathilde von Tuszien (1046-1115) ein literarisches Denkmal setzte. Eine der frühesten Biographien einer Persönlichkeit, die weder König noch Kaiser noch Papst war. Bl Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Complete in fifteen volumes comprising The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under my Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The Innocent Moon, It wa

      Macdonald, London 1984-85. A reprint of the first edition, and the only other casebound issue. 8vo. Original publisher's boards. A little tanning to paperstock, else a fine set very good non-price-clipped dust wrappers, a number of which are a little marked and faded at spine panels. A very nice set of Williamson's celebrated and increasingly scarce sequence.. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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