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      [Np: Privately Printed by the Author, nd. but ca. 1986].. [8],176 leaves. Quarto. Photographically reproduced typescript, printed on rectos only. Title- page and two sectional-titles printed at The Tragara Press. Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Fine. One of four copies, privately printed, of George Sims's otherwise unpublished novel, TERMINAL STATUS, a political dystopia set in the year 2055, in a world devastated by nuclear and biological warfare. Inscribed, signed and dated on a preliminary leaf by the author to Alan Anderson of The Tragara Press : "Number two of four copies. For Alan from his friends George and Beryl 10.x.86," and with Anderson's booklabel. There are a few scattered original manuscript corrections in the text. Sims inscribed another copy (#3): "The germinal idea for this book came to me on a coach trip from Alpbach to Munich (in 1975)...Unpublished and probably unpublishable (because of the unforeseen collapse of Communism). I sent a typescript of the book to Graham Greene who liked the book but thought I made the 'Glossary' too long and too complicated. Plenty of action and some excitement, with an attractive heroine and a very nasty villain." HALLIWELL, p.138.

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        Förster, Wieland. - "Zu Penthesilea III".

      . Zeichnung / Bleistiftzeichnung, 1986. Von Wieland Förster. 34,0 x 24,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 60 x 50 cm (Passepartout). Rechts unten signiert und links oben datiert "22. IV. 86". - Im Passepartout montiert. Sehr gut erhalten. Wieland Förster (*1930 Dresden, lebt in Berlin). Deutscher Bildhauer, Grafiker und Schriftsteller. 1944-46 Lehre als technischer Zeichner und Rohrleger. 1946-50 Zwangsarbeit in Bautzen. 1953-58 studierte er Bildhauerei an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Dresden bei Walter Arnold und Hans Steger. 1959-61 Meisterschüler an der Deutschen Akademie der Künste in Ost-Berlin bei Fritz Cremer. Danach freischaffend und viele Auslandsreisen. 1968-72 Ausstellungsverbot in der DDR. 1974 Mitglied der Ost-Berliner Deutschen Akademie der Künste. 1979-90 Vizepräsident der Deutschen Akademie der Künste. Seit 1985 ordentlicher Professor. 1996 Mitbegründer der Sächsischen Akademie der Künste in Dresden..

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        Aktuell '87 Das Lexikon der Gegenwart ( Jahreschronik) ;

      Chronik Verlag, 1986.. 504 S. Kl.-8°, Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K14061 ISBN 3883790818.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Maximilien Luce : catalogue raisonne de l'?uvre peint / Jean Bouin-Luce, Denise Bazetoux ; preface de Carol Heitz ; collaboratrice pour la documentation, Christine Veyssyere ; traduction anglaise par Denis Mahaffey [ complete in 3 volumes ]

      Paris : Editions JBL, 1986, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition2906112003 Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Very slight nicks to dw of vol. 1. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v. : illus. (chiefly colour) ; 31 cm. Subjects: Luce, Maximilien, 1858-1941 - Catalogues raisonnes. Painting, French - 20th century. Neo-impressionism (Art)Painting, French - 19th century. Notes: Parallel French/English text. Includes bibliographical references. Translated from the French by Denis Mahaffey. List of exhibitions: v.1, p. 197-243. Cover title: Catalogue de l'?uvre peint.

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        KDAY: A Day of Peace

      Los Angeles: KDAY. [1986]. First. First edition. Quarto. [50]pp. Illustrated. Embossed buff wrappers. Some smudging on the wrappers, else near fine. A publication commemorating the Day of Peace, held on October 9, 1986. The Day of Peace was formulated by Barry White of RUN-D.M.C. in cooperation with Ed Kirby, the station manager of the pioneering L.A. hip hop radio station KDAY. The station aired a symposium with RUN-D.M.C. in which they invited callers to discuss gang violence and drugs in L.A. Gangs were urged to cease violence on the date, a peace which was for the most part observed. This publication features a collage of reproductions of clippings and news coverage of the event, as well as functions as a promotional piece for the station, highlighting several of their social programs and role in the community. A scarce and very uncommon document of hip hop in L.A. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        The Immortal 2.9 - Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 A & B

      1986 - The exotic Alfa Romeo 2.9 of which fewer than 40 chassis's were built before the war put a stop to things, boasted the kind of position in late 1930s motoring as the Bugatti Veyron has in the early 21st century. It was the ultimate high speed, high-quality road car of it's day. Author Simon Moore is the acknowledged expert on the 8C (and subsequently produced an equally lavish sequel to this book on the smaller and more numerous 2.3 ) The 2.9 book is large format tome of 251 pages packed with wonderful technical historic and period racing photos, covering the cars chassis by chassis,This book has clearly been read and re-read (and enjoyed) by it's previous owner so has some thumb-marking and along the opening edged of the pages and is certainly not immaculate or 'mint' and the jacket has some wear around the edges and corners, but the price reflects this as this title has become vastly collectible and it's value has risen steeply since publication in 1986. Rare in the Extreme [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lateinamerikanische Psalmen.

      Berlin, Union-Verlag, 1986 - 4°, 70 S., 9 Orig-Radierungen, Kart in Schmuckschuber, Tadell. Alle Grafiken signiert und im Impressum num.Winfried Wolk (1941*) gehört zur ersten Schülergeneration der ?Leipziger Schule? Er studierte an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig bei Werner Tübke, Bernhard Heisig und Wolfgang Mattheuer. Seit 1971 lebt und arbeitet Wolk in Gädebehn bei Schwerin. Sein künstlerisches Werk ist durch Ausstellungen im In- und Ausland bekannt und wurde mit zahlreichen Preisen ausgezeichnet. 2500 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Postcard to Roy Kerridge.

      1986 - Postcard 14 x 11 cm, red ink on cream card with design of dove of peace to front, manuscript message with musical notation signed by Pete Seeger to reverse with US 22 cent stamp, sent from his home in Beacon, NY; horizontal creases across card, very good. This is a fascinating postcard from Pete Seeger (b. 1919), the singer and song-writer whose work in the post-war period made him a senior and pivotal figure in the folk revival of the 1960s. He wrote protest songs such as "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?" and "If I Had A Hammer" that were of central importance to the burgeoning folk and underground movements and which were inspirational to the young Bob Dylan, of whom Seeger was an early supporter. The Byrds were heavily indebted to him, including famous versions of his songs "Turn, Turn, Turn" and "The Bells of Rhymney" alongside several Dylan numbers on their first album. A card-carrying communist in his youth, he was blacklisted by US television for many years and continues to record politically-charged music together with his beloved traditional folksongs to this day. This little message to the British writer Roy Kerridge reveals Seeger the musicologist, tracing the origins of the song "Kumbaya" back to the South Carolina gospel song "Come by here" , with the observation, which once made seems so obvious that one wonders why one had never noticed it before, that it uses the melody of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". Kerridge is a man thoroughly in tune with Seeger's beliefs. In his 2011 autobiographical novel Stalin's Schoolboy, Kerridge, who was brought up by Marxist parents, puts this definition of communism into the mouth of his 11 year old self: "‘It means that you like Russia more than England, you don’t like God and Empire, but you do like folk tales and folksongs. You like primitive people better than white people, so you stick up for the Indians, not Cowboys'". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Das grosse Ravensburger Buch der Kinderbeschäftigungen. hrsg. von Bertrun Jeitner. In d. Einzelbeitr. verf. von Helga Braemer ... [Fotos: Barbara Bräuning. Zeichn.: Heiner Semmelroch. Noten u. Lieder geschrieben von Christl Burggraf]

      Ravensburg : Maier, 1986.. 14. Aufl.] 349 S. : zahlr. Ill., Noten ; 24 cm Pp. Gut erhaltenes Buch, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K17267 ISBN 3473411019.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Das Landgut : Roman. Dt. von Anna u. Henning Ritter, dtv ; 1642

      München : Deutscher Taschenbuch-Verlag, 1986.. UngekuI rzte Ausg., 6. Aufl., 39. - 46. Tsd. 470 S. ; 18 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, The manor, leicht schiefgelesen, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt,Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K15169 ISBN 3423016426.

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        Bettine und Arnim, Briefe der Freundschaft und Liebe, Band 1 1806 - 1808

      Knecht FRankfurt, 1986.. 304 Seiten 8°, Gebundene Ausgabe Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Mit Original Schutzumschlag, K14852 ISBN 9783782005500.

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        Meet Samantha. An American Girl. Illustrations Nancy Niles. Vignettes Renee Graef.

      Middleton, Pleasant Company, 1986.. 61 pp, illustrations, photographs, 8°, Softcover/Paperback antiquarisch sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, very good copy, K3851 ISBN 0937295043.

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        The Improvable Landscape

      New York: Albondocani Press. 1986. First. First edition. Oblong 12mo. Fine in wrappers. Prospectus for the book laid in. Copy number 2 of 300 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

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        United States Patents Quarterly 1st v 1-231, 1929-1986; w/CDI vols

      1986. United States Patents Quarterly [1st]. Washington: Bureau of National Affairs. Vols. 1 to 231 (1929-1986). Complete set. [with] U.S.P.Q. Cumulative Index Digest. Vols. 1-231, in 20 books. Together 251 books. Ex-private law library with stamps and location labels at foot of spines else very good condition. Publisher's Price USD 3,636. * Premier research tool on Intellectual Property law and indispensable in a patent library. Unique in that it prints many "manuscript" decisions which are nowhere else published. These Patent Office decisions are not printed in the Commissioner's decisions, but are often referred to by the examiners. The publisher is permanently out-of-print of 17 volumes of this title.

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        The Philosophy of W. V. Quine

      La Salle, IL: Open Court,, 1986. The Library of Living Philosophers Volume XVIII. Edited by Lewis Edwin Hahn and Paul Arthur Schilp. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few tiny splits at the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Quine on the front free endpaper, "for Burt with warm regards and thanks for much helpful discussion, Van". The recipient was Burton Dreben, an influential Harvard professor and Quine's "closest philosophical ally".

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        Drache, Heinz. - "Blütenzweig II".

      . Zeichnung / Tempera, 1986. Von Heinz Drache. 47,0 x 36,9 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert und datiert. Verso in Bleistift betitelt und datiert. - Nachlass Nr. 9456. - Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Sonst sehr schön erhalten. Heinz Drache (1929 Dresden - 1989 Radebeul). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1948-53 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK) bei Hans Theo Richter, Josef Hegenbarth, Fritz Dähn und Max Erich Nicola. Danach Aspirantur bei Heinz Lohmar. Ab 1953 freischaffend tätig. Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1960-80 Gestalter beim DEFA-Trickfilmstudio in Dresden. Ab 1981 wieder freischaffend in Radebeul-Oberlößnitz. Neben Grafik und Malerei schuf er Wandgemälde u.a. für die Lagerhalle des VEB Kaffee und Tee, die Mittelschule Oberlößnitz und den Dresdner Kulturpalast. 1956 Kunstpreis der Stadt Dresden. 1973 und 1979 Goldene Lorbeer des Fernsehens der DDR. 1983 Kunstpreis der Stadt Radebeul..

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        Leon Underwood, his wood engravings

      The Fleece Press. Simon Lawrence, Seckar House, West Yorkshire 1986 - Size of binding: 10 ¼ in. x 13 ½ in. Number 170 of 188 (of a total of 200) copies. There are 17 full-size and 2 smaller wood engravings, produced between 1925 and 1934. Bound in quarter green leather by Smith Settle and paste paper created by Sage Reynolds of New York. In a green cloth-covered drop-back box with a printed title label on the spine. The interior of this drop-back box shows a little light tanning from contact with the leather sides. Weight is 3 lbs. Postage may be extra for this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quartet: Essays by Lewis ThomasEtchings by Joseph Goldyne

      San Francisco and Berkeley :: Pacific Editions and the Arif Press,, 1986.. Edition of 130. 8.25 x 12 x 1.25". Text handset in 16-point Bembo and Centaur types. Letterpress printed. Handmade paper by Twinrocker. Color etchings by Goldyne. Laid in drop leaf box . Additional etching in folder. Signed on the colophon by artist and author. Britannica Online Encyclopedia: "Lewis Thomas, (born Nov. 25, 1913, Flushing, NY., US—died Dec. 3, 1993, New York, N.Y.), American physician, researcher, author, and teacher best known for his essays, which contain lucid meditations and reflections on a wide range of topics in biology. "Lewis attended Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., and Harvard Medical School (M.D., 1937). He served in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps and taught at Johns Hopkins and Tulane universities and at the University of Minnesota Medical School. In 1954 he moved to New York University School of Medicine, which he left as dean in 1969 to teach in the pathology department at Yale University. From 1973 to 1983 he was president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center." "The Quartet" is a reprint of four essays by physician, researcher, and author Lewis Thomas, whose lucid essays on biology appeared in "The Lives of a Cell," "The Medusa and the Snail," and "Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony." "The Tucson Zoo": "We are endowed with genes which code out our reaction to beavers and otters, maybe our reaction to each other as well. We are stamped with stereotyped, unalterable patterns of response, ready to be released." "Probability and Possibility": "We are alive against the stupendous odds of genetics, infinitely outnumbered by all the alternates who might, except for luck, be in our places. Even more astounding is our statistical improbability in physical terms. The normal, predictable state of matter throughout the universe is randomness, a relaxed sort of equilibrium, with atoms and their particles scattered around in an amorphous muddle. We, in brilliant contrast, are completely organized structures, squirming with information at every covalent bond. " "Death in the Open": "In our way, we conform as best we can to the rest of nature. The obituary pages tell us of the news that we are dying away, while the birth announcements, in finer print, off at the side of the page, inform us of our replacements, but we get no grasp from this of the enormity of the scale. There are 3 billion of us on the earth, and all 3 billion must be dead, on a schedule, with this lifetime. The vast mortality, involving something over 50 million of us each year, takes place in relative secrecy. We will need to learn more about the cycling of life in the rest of the system, and about our connection to the process. Everything that comes alive seems to be in trade for something that dies, cell for cell. There might be some comfort in the recognition of synchrony, in the information that we all go down together, in the best of company." "On Matters of Doubt": "What we have been learning in our time is that we really do not understand this place or how it works, and we comprehend ourselves least of all. And the more we learn, the more we are ?- or ought to be ?- dumbfounded.

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        Beats & Company: Portrait of a Literary Generation. Foreword by John Clellon Holmes

      New York:: Doubleday,, 1986. 038523368x. A Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder, Ed Sanders, & Anne Waldman..

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        Pipers Enzyklopädie des Musiktheaters. Oper, Operette, Musical, Ballett. Hrsg. von Carl Dahlhaus und dem Forschungsinstitut für Musiktheater der Universität Bayreuth unter Leitung von Sieghart Döhring, 6 + 1 Bände

      München, Zürich, Piper Verlag, 1986 - 1998.. Grundwerk in 6 Bänden sowie der Registerband, insgesamt somit 7 Bände. Rote Original-Ganzkunstlederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf schwarzen Rückenschildern sowie goldgeprägtem Verlagssignet. Seiten in schwerer Kunstdruckqualität, Format: 26 x 18 cm. Gewicht: Ca. 21 kg. Alle Bände in den farbig illustrierten Original-Schutzumschlägen sowie den Original-Schubern. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 5.600 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen sowie farbigen Bildtafeln. Einschlägiges wissenschaftliches Werklexikon und enzyklopädisches Standardwerk des internationalen Musiktheaters. Unter Mitarbeit von über 200 Fachautoren (Wissenschaftler, Forschungsleiter, Musiker, Theaterfachleute) aus 13 Ländern. Enthalten sind ca. 3.000 Werkbeschreibungen aus den Bereichen Oper, Operette, Zarzuela, Musical, Melodram, Ballett, Tanztheater. Unentbehrliches Nachschlagewerk sowohl für Musikliebhaber als auch für Wissenschaftler und Theaterpraktiker. Bd. 1: Abbatini - Donizetti; Bd. 2: Donizetti - Henze; Bd. 3: Henze - Massine; Bd. 4: Massine - Piccinni; Bd. 5: Piccinni - Spontini; Bd. 6: Spontini - Zumsteeg Bd. 7: Register. Konzipiert und zusammengestellt von Uwe Steffen.. Sehr gutes, nahezu neuwertiges Exemplar des einschlägigen Werkes. Auch Schutzumschläge und Schuber tadellos. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986. 4to. 753 pp., Very Good, Comb Binding of Copied (Xeroxed) Typescript, with editiorial changes. Stamped "Submission: Book Of The Month Club, Inc." Three Parts in Two Volumes. Part III contains Previously Unpublished Fiction. These two volumes include Hemingway's published (xeroxed from published books) and unpublished (xeroxed from edited typescripts) short stories. Scarce (one of six copies?) Hemingway Collectible.

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        The Americans

      New York: Pantheon, 1986. First edition thus. Very good in wraps; slight abrasion to upper front panel towards the gutter. Very slight wear along the spine. This copy signed by the photographer on the title page. All in all, however, a very solid copy of this classic title, perhaps the most influential photography book of modern times. A tough signature, on the work Frank will be remembered for.

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        The Snow Queen. Translated by Patricia L. Conroy and Sven H. Rossel. Postscript by Erik Dal.

      . Herning: Poul Kristensen 1986. 4to. With illust. in colours by HELGE ERNST. Uncut. i orig. lightblue full linen with decorations by the artist printed in white and gold. Top edge gilt. (Ole Olsen). * The illustrations by Helge Ernst have been printed as direct copy from polychrome originals. The entire book is set in Linophoto Baskerville and printed on Hahnemühle ragpaper. Only printed in 325 numbered and signed copies. Copy without number.<br>"The sublime was seen in a book, which as regards typography, composition and printing is not surpassed by anything in this country and which has provided the ultimate proof the the Royal Printers in Herning can compare with the greatest typographers in modern times - both in this country and abroad" - Best Books of the Year Committee 1986..

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        A Season in Hell

      Limited Editions Club, New York, New York 1986 - A limited bilingual edition of this work by Arthur Rimbaud, pencil signed by translator Paul Schmidt and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe on the colophon page. This is number 543 of 1000. Bound in full dark red morocco leather with stamped black gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. Illustrated with eight original hand-pulled dust-grain photo-gravures by Mapplethorpe. Housed in a black cloth over board slip case. The book is in as new condition, slipcase is a bit scuffed but clean and intact. Haunting photo-gravures of devilish themes, such as the actor Eric Roberts posing with horns on his head. The very last photo-gravure is of a cross. With The Limited Editions Club Letter on A Season in Hell laid in. A collectible copy of Mapplethorpe's brilliant design for a Rimbaud classic. *** Please note: due to the size and weight of this volume, expect additional shipping charges outside the United States. Inquire as to exact cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cambridge History of China (Volume 11)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) JIAN QIAO ZHONG GUO SHI ( TAO ZHUANG QUAN 11 JUAN )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Language: Chinese. This Cambridge Chinese Qin and Han history. original Fairbank. Cui Ruide any book editor of the Cambridge History of China . Volume 1. Cambridge University Press in 1986. Cambridge History of China has published the volume. in this volume before. 10. 11 and Volume 3. already has come out. and has been translated by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Institute of History Compilation Room. The Cambridge History of Qing . Cambridge History of Chinese Sui and Tang... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Night Feet on Earth

      London, England:: Ken Campbell,, 1986.. Edition of 50. 11.75 x 10.25"; 40 pages. Printed letterpress in four colours from woodletter and handcut zinc blocks. Slipcased. Ken Campbell: "The recent visitation by Halley's Comet, and its image upon the Bayeux Tapestry, brought forth a poem about comets and a divine child descending; a rather pagan Christmas Carol. The poem is set in airily spaced woodletter capitals, and is alternately revealed either in white space or on a dark, starry backdrop. A comet appears. Its form is gained from the back leg and tail of a dark horse that moves about the printed firmament. The horse is sometimes dismembered, and sometimes whole. "At a Christmas dinner in Oxford I found a party cracker on the table and opened it and found, along with the necessarily silly paper hat, a little plastic thing like an articulated hat rack. It was a horse that you could open and shut. I asked a lady to my right what it was that she did. After no little thought she replied 'My husband is a linguist.' I thought, 'I'm going to do a book about these bizarre conjunctions.' Halley's Comet, the horse, and this poem in my mind: that is the poem of the book. I cut out a zinc horse in its different attitudes, opened and shut, and moved it around a firmament of stars. The stars were holes drilled at regular grid intervals in a solid zinc plate that was to supply the blue black night sky. "The text is given in very few words for each page. At the end of many of the pages I show the first word of the next page at the foot of the text to give rhythm and to echo the tradition of cueing the eye for what is to come overleaf. Set in capitals about an inch high, the poetry runs from one left hand page to the following left hand page. On the right hand side is a big blue firmament of graded colour with yellow printed underneath to give a little light to the dark horizon. Sometimes the stars are white and sometimes yellow, to give a very mechanical but velvety rendition of the sky in regularly spaced stars. Over this disports a horse in black a metaphor for the comet; a metaphor for the divine child descending. "In the first half of the book the first half of the poem is shown on the white, left hand page while the second half of poem is pursued in the dark right. After a central spread where the parts of the horse are wildly rodeo-ed around the firmament, the process is reversed and the first half of the poem is pursued in the dark, left hand page, while the second half of the poem is revealed in the now white, right hand pages. "On the slipcase and the closing page the horse's tail has been distorted to give a fiery tail of a comet. This book is where the hooves touch the ground.

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        The Light Fantastic

      Colin Smythe, 1986, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First British EditionSize: 5?" by 8?", Scarce first British printing of the second of the Disc World novels, Pratchett's fifth book; again featuring Rincewind, Twoflower, & the Luggage. Blue hardcover, gilt titling. Light wear to book, spine ends lightly bumped, paper tanned; jacket shows very little wear, small crease to rear flap, publisher's price sticker on front flap. Text clean; 217 pages.

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        Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, 19. Auflage, 24 Bände, Luxus-Ausgabe in Echtleder (Voll-Leder).

      Mannheim, F. A. Brockhaus, 1986 - 1994.. 19. (neunzehnte) völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage in erstmals 24 Bänden im Gesamtumfang von 17.160 Seiten. Enthalten sind 260.000 Stichworte sowie 35.000 zumeist farbige Abbildungen, Karten und Tabellen. Vollständiges Grundwerk in 24 Bänden. Original-Luxusausgabe in Schafsleder: Braune Original-Ganzlederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf schwarzen Rückenschildern und 23-karätigem Kopfgoldschnitt. Mit in Gold geprägter Signatur des Verlagsgründers Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus. Edles Design und höchste Ansprüche an die verwendeten Materialien zeichnen diese Ausgabe aus. Das weiche Leder vermittelt ein sehr angenehmes Handgefühl. Im Brockhaus-Verlagsprospekt heißt es zu dieser Ausgabe: "Einbandmaterial ist das besonders strapazierfähige, weitgehend naturbelassene Volleder schottischer Hochlandschafe jeder Band dieser Luxusausgabe ist handgebunden und damit ein in unserer Zeit selten gewordener Beweis echter Handwerkskunst." Ehemaliger Anschaffungspreis: ca. DM 12.000 (umgerechnet auf heutige Preise: ca. EUR 8.000). Im Standardwerk der Lexikographie, dem Seemann-Verzeichnis, heißt es zu dieser Auflage: "Dieses große enzyklopädische Lexikon ... befriedigt auch höchste Qualitätsansprüche." Die Brockhaus-Redaktion habe zur Erstellung des Werkes "in vieler Hinsicht den Aufwand einer mittleren Universität" betrieben. Erst 1994 abgeschlossene und damit noch gegenwartsnahe Enzyklopädie mit hohem Aktualitätswert.. Ein Buchdeckel mit unauffälliger Bereibungsstelle. Sonst tadelloses, neuwertiges Exemplar dieser hochwertigen Echtleder-Ausgabe. Auch Kopfgoldschnitt nahezu makellos. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Petra. In The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

      Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York 1986 - First edition. Oversized stiff wrappers in jacket. A beautiful production done at the Meridien/Stinehour Press in tri-tone printing. Done for a show of the same name at the Pace/MacGill Gallery. A very near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Surprisingly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Out of the Sixties +++ SIGNED! +++,

      Pasadena, Twelvetree Press, 1986 - SIGNED US first edition, one of 4000 copies, this one signed and inscribed by Dennis Hopper on preface page in 1987. "For the Students of the Art Center - Thanks, Dennis Hopper Sept- 12/87 M.O.C.A." printed and bound in Tokyo, photographs are sheet-fef gravures. Blind-Stamped lettering on black cloth. Black and white wrappers. Ex library copy with the usual markings, protected by affixed Brodart, small sticker remains on FEP. Very Good copy with visual shelf-wear. Shipped bubble-wrapped in sturdy card-box. k15g Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zagava, IOBA]
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        La Belle Dame Sans Merci.

      (Shaker Heights, OH) Wind and Harlot Press 1986 - 12pp. One of twenty-three copies. Keats's ballad of a knight wooed by a beautiful and wild "faery's child," and then abandoned by her, haggard and pale, on the cold hillside. In a designer binding by Paul Delrue depicting the setting at the poem's beginning and end: the countryside after harvest has ended, a barren and empty landscape with a sloping hill and the silhouettes of birds overhead. A rustic fence borders the pale green, tan and brown fields, all created using Delrue's signature "Lacunose artwork." In this technique, Delrue covered the boards first with tan goatskin, and then many layers of leather in autumnal hues, some puckered and others flat, were overlapped and then alternately sanded down smooth and varnished with PVA to create various effects. The Lacunose panels are set onto the goatskin background intentionally askew, echoing the knight's disorientation, and bordered by blind-stamped circles. The endpapers are grey and violet paper handmade by the artist with flecks of gold and silver. In a handmade-paper chemise, and a cloth and handmade-paper covered box with a gusseted pocket for the book. Extremely fine. (3 by 2 1/8; 77x53mm). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Matthew Flinders : navigator and chartmaker [and] Matthew Flinders : private journal 1803-1814 The Mitchell Library manuscript

      Guildford, Surrey: Genesis in association with Hedley Australia. 1986. #430 of the deluxe edition of 550 sets, signed by Geoffrey Ingleton. Two volumes, folio. [I] 467pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. [II] 366pp, frontis map (Isle de France, or Mauritius), index. Quarter-bound in tan calf, raised bands, and navy blue buckram, decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, with the matching slipcase. All fine. ISBN 0949104000 ***Ingleton's study is a comprehensive examination of the life and achievements of Flinders. The journal is reproduced in facsimile. .

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        The Power of Theatrical Madness

      New York: Jan Fabre. 1986. First. First edition. Near fine, issued without the dustwrapper. Signed by Mapplethorpe. .

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        Classics of Exploration" 22 Volumes

      Time Life, 1986. Facsimile Edition. Leather. Very Good Condition/No Jacket. All 22 volumes are bound in leather with red borders and gilding with all edges of the text block gilded, and the previous owner has placed the Time life bookplates on the front paste downs and then has written his details and date of purchase on the next or following page. Otherwise the books shows no damage. The books are sold as a set. Barrington -- an Account of a Voyage to New South Wales Whymper -- Scrambles amongst the Alps in the years 1860 -- 69 Layard -- Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon Wallace -- A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro Speke -- Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile Peary -- the North Pole Selous -- Travel and Adventure in South East Africa Burton -- 1st footsteps in East Africa (2 volumes) Burnaby -- a ride to Khiva Livingstone -- Missionary Travels Fortune -- Wanderings in China Stanley -- How I Found Livingstone Shackleton -- South Bock -- the headhunters of Borneo Browne -- A Year among the Persians Du Chaillu -- Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa Landor -- in the Forbidden Land an account of a journey in Tibet captured by the Tibetan authorities imprisonment, torture and ultimate release Burnes -- Cabool: being a personal narrative of a journey to, and residents in that city in the years 1836, 7, and 8 Oliphant -- a Journey to Kathmandu. Size: 8 vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. We haven't photographed this book yet. An image can be provided on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; 18th Century; Exploration; Tibet; Africa; 19th Century. Inventory No: 0230839. . This book will weigh more than 1.0 kg when packed. Please enquire of the bookseller for an amended quote for the postage to destinations outside of Australia.

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        A Season in Hell

      New York, New York: Limited Editions Club , 1986 A limited bilingual edition of this work by Arthur Rimbaud, pencil signed by translator Paul Schmidt and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe on the colophon page. This is number 543 of 1000. Bound in full dark red morocco leather with stamped black gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. Illustrated with eight original hand-pulled dust-grain photo-gravures by Mapplethorpe. Housed in a black cloth over board slip case. The book is in as new condition, slipcase is a bit scuffed but clean and intact. Haunting photo-gravures of devilish themes, such as the actor Eric Roberts posing with horns on his head. The very last photo-gravure is of a cross. With The Limited Editions Club Letter on A Season in Hell laid in. A collectible copy of Mapplethorpe's brilliant design for a Rimbaud classic. *** Please note: due to the size and weight of this volume, expect additional shipping charges outside the United States. Inquire as to exact cost.

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        San Quentin Point

      Editions de La Difference 1986 - First (and only) Edition. Linen Hardcover with imprinted title. Illustrated dustjacket with Acetate wrapper additionally protected with easily removable glassine-wrapper. 58 full-page black + white plates. Essay by Mark Haworth-Booth in English and German. 28,5 cm x 27,5 cm (=11,22"inches x 10,82" inches). Book and dustjacket in a perfect like new condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gura]
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        Rätoromanische Chrestomathie. Reprint der Originalausgaben 1888-1912. 14 Bde. u. 1 Registerbd in 16 Bdn. (compl.).

      Chur, Octopus/ Società Retorumanscha, 1983-1986 - Gr.-8°, ca. 8000 S., OLwd. m OU., Tadell. Die Rätoromanische Chrestomathie von Caspar Decurtins ist die bis heute wichtigste Textsammlung des Bündnerromanischen. Die insgesamt rund 8000 Seiten enthalten Texte der verschiedensten Gattungen über einen Zeitraum von vier Jahrhunderten, aus allen Regionen und in allen Idiomen des Bündnerromanischen. Die heute wichtigste Textsammlung (EA 1888-96) auf Rätoromanisch wurde zwischen 1982 und 1986 vom Churer Verleger Andreas Joos zusammen mit der Società Retorumantscha als 13-teilige Buchreihe neu herausgegeben und durch einen 14. und 15. Band ergänzt. - Caspar Decurtins (1855-1916), auch «Löwe von Trun» genannt, Politiker (Katholisch-Konservativ) aus dem Surselva, studierte Decurtins nach 1875 Geschichte, Kunstgeschichte und Staatsrecht in München und Heidelberg, ab 1877 wieder in Graubünden. Als Landammann der Cadi führte Decurtins nach 1877 zusammen mit Placi Condrau die Restaurierung des Klosters Disentis durch. Er schaltete die politische Konkurrenz der Katholisch-Liberalen in der Surselva aus und wurde die treibende Kraft hinter der Lavina naira. In den 1890er Jahren schmolz seine Wählerbasis im Kanton zunehmend und Decurtins zog sich enttäuscht aus der Politik zurück. Im Jahr 1889 hatte Decurtins an der Gründung der Universität Freiburg durch seinen Studienfreund Georges Python entscheidenden Anteil. Von 1905 bis 1913 unterrichtete er als Professor für Kulturgeschichte an der dortigen Philosophischen Fakultät. 25000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Organometallic Chemistry

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1986. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60239894; EAN: 9780851866215

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        Ivan Il'ic

      Parmalat 1986 1 Questa Edizione fuori commercio è stata composta nel carattere dante ed impressa a cura di Martino Mardesteig su carta intonsa delle Cartiere Magnani. La rilegatura a mano è stata eseguita da Mario Rigoldi di Monza In buone condizioni, la custodia presenta segni d'usura.

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      (Cottondale, AL: Ex Ophidia, 1986. full morocco by Craig Jensen, in a cloth-covered solander box. Ex Ophidia. 4to. full morocco by Craig Jensen, in a cloth-covered solander box. 21, (3) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 90 press-numbered copies on an 1884 Luigi Ghisi Albion handpress by Gabriel Rummonds, assisted by Antony O'Hara. (Smyth no.41). The type is monotype Walbaum passed through the stick. The paper, printed damp, was made by Richard Johnson of Athens, Georgia, expressly for this edition. "A year or so before his death, my father agreed to the publication of this limited edition of some excerpts from his journals, covering a family voyage to Italy. We left New York in October 1955, and returned almost exactly a year later," (from the Foreword by Susan Cheever). Loosely inserted is a prospectus to this book.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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