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        Octavo: Journal of Typography 1–8

      London: Eight Five Zero, 1986. First printing. Complete run; issues 1?-7 saddle-stapled into printed card wrappers with wraparound glassine dust-jackets; final issue on CD-ROM. All issues in mint condition, still sealed in publisher's original packaging. Edition of 3000 copies. Simon Johnston and Mark Holt founded 8vo studio in 1984, and were soon joined by Hamish Muir (see Johnston's eponymous web site). In 1986 they launched the influential journal Octavo for a planned run of eight issues. As the editorial in the first issue states: "Octavo has evolved from a desire to see an independent publication which acts as a serious forum for the discussion of matters, both contemporary and historical, relating to typographic design. In its eight issues the journal will focus primarily on typography within graphic design, but will also investigate the way in which letterforms are used in the visual arts, poetry, architecture and the environment, as well as looking at broader matters such as design education." Uncommon, particularly so in a complete run.

      [Bookseller: Passages Bookshop]
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        Self-Portrait, July 1986

      Tokyo: Nishimura Gallery,, 1986. Home made print made on an office colour copy machine on 2 sheets of 100% rag Arches Text 120g paper. Total sheet size: 55.9 x 21.6 cm. Excellent condition. Presented float mounted in a handmade gilt frame chosen by Hockney by Jerry Solomon Enterprises Inc. Edition of 60. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil lower right by Hockney.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ringmakers of Saturn

      Scotland: The Pentland Press, 1986 Jacket in paper-backed clear plastic sleeve. Book and jacket bear evidence of negligible bump to base of spine. Small pencil mark to base of inside front cover, minor spotting to inside covers and free endpapers; main content fine and binding is sound. Front flap of jacket states 218 pp, but actually xi + 115 pp + plate at rear; 45 plates in total.

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      Palo Alto, Calif. ; Sino-Judaic Institute 1986-2007 - Original Wraps. 4to. [6, 20, 24] pages per issue. 28 cm. Three numbers per year. Complete run for volumes 1-22, lacking volume 22 nr 3. Early issue typically 6 pages in length, later issues typically 20 or 24 pages in length. 65 issues total. Four issues are stapled photocopies: vol 1. Nr 1, vol. 3 nr. 2, vol. 5, nr 1, vol. 5 nr 2. Letterhead varies. Points East; Newsletter on the Jewish experience in China and elsewhere in Asia as well as on the activities of Institute members. Articles on the history of Jews in Kaifeng, Baghdadi Jews in Shanghai and Hong Kong, Jews of Russia in China, Jewish Refugees in China during the Nazi Period, the Contemporary Period; reports on events and conferences, interviews, etc. Some issues contain illustrations. Subjects: Jews - China - Periodicals. Jews - Study and teaching - China - Periodicals. Jews. Jews - Study and teaching. Periodicals. OCLC lists 26 holdings, but many are incomplete. Three hole punch at left edge of all issues; otherwise very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (SEF-53-23) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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      Bangor: Theodore Press, 1986. quarter leather with birch boards in a non-adhesive binding with exposed sewing, chemise and slipcase. Janus Press. small folio. quarter leather with birch boards in a non-adhesive binding with exposed sewing, chemise and slipcase. 136, (2) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 160 signed and numbered copies. Printed with hand-set type at the Theodore Press on light grey paper hand-made especially for this book by Kate MacGregor and Bernie Vinzani. Claire van Vliet's woodcuts were printed by her at the Janus Press. She also individually decorated the stained birch boards. A superb edition of Lear, with engravings that eloquently convey the pain of the play, in a binding that suits the book perfectly.

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        The Broom of the System

      London: Abacus, 1986. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. This is an uncorrected proof of the first British edition of the first book by Wallace. Close to fine condition with a bit of wear to the front cover. But an unread copy. The British edition was published about 10 years after the U.S. edition was published. It was a paperback original. It was the first book published by the late author and grew out of his English master's thesis he wrote while attending Amherst College. He was 24 when the book came out.

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        ... und küsse den tau des granatapfelbaums ,Fol.

      Ffm., Alpha -1986. 23 Bll. mit ein- u. mehrfarb. In Lithografie, Serigrafie, Monotypie u. Handeinarbeitungen auf Rives-Bütten, Okart. aus handgeschöpftem Papier m. Serigr., Plexiglaskassette, Abb., sehr guter Zustand, Eines von 24 (ges. 100) röm. num. Ex. der Ausg. E. A., nicht im Umlauf. Druckvermerk von Verfasser und Künstler signiert. - Die farb. Lith. tls. mit Collage sowie tls. aufgewalzte Texte auf Japanpapier. Spindler 175, 1..

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        Die deutschen Werke / Predigten. XXX, 602 Seiten

      Kohlhammer, 1986.. Leinen im Schuber. Inhalt:VorwortEinleitung1. Abteilung: Durch die "Rechtfertigungsschrift" als echt bezeugte Predigten2. Abteilung: Durch Übereinstimmung mit Predigten des "Opus sermonum" als echt erwiesene PredigtenNeuhochdeutsche Übersetzung der Predigten 1-24Indizes . (Unveränd. Nachdr. d. 1. Auflage 1958) 1986 ISBN 9783170612105

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        Yeats Montale

      Cento Amici del libro 1986 1 Poems di Willia Butler Yeats, versioni di Eugenio Montale, ed. di 130 esempl. di cui 100 ad personam e 30 numerati I - XXX. Franco Riva compose a mano nel carattere Garmond Stempel il testo di queste poesie nella sua officina, a Poiano di Verona nell'agosto 1981, ma la sua scomparsa avvenuta il 6 settembre di quell'anno gli impedì di completare questo libro. Ora a cinque anni dalla sua morte, i Cento Amici del libro hanno promosso la pubblicazione dell'opera. Martino Mardesteig al torchio dell'officina Bodoni, ha portato a termine il volume stampando per i soci e 30 numerati I - XXX su carta a tino Magnani, che in filigrana reca il gatto di Fausto Meleotti, numerate I - 100 e I - XXX, sono state tirate a Milano da Franco Sciardelli. In custodia, in buone condizioni, presenta piccoli segni d'usura sulla custodia.

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      Franco Maria Ricci Editore, Milán 1986 - 216 pp. 35 x 24 cm. Tela. En estuche de cartón. Ilustraciones color sobre papel. Contrareembolso - 4 eur. Muy buen estado [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Blázquez]
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        Roger's Version

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1986. First. First trade edition. Fine in a fine example of the rare trial dustwrapper, as well as a somewhat spine-faded, near fine example of the trade dustwrapper. The trial dustwrapper is on a darker, coarse speckled gray paper, has some slightly variant text imposition, and does not credit George Disario for the rear panel photograph. We do not know if this omission, or the texture of the paper itself caused this design to be rejected. We are aware of only one other example of this trial dustwrapper. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Season in Hell

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1986. One of 50 presentation copies, out-of-series with embossed stamp, signed by Mapplethorpe and Schmidt. Translated by Paul Schmidt. Illustrated with 8 photogravures from photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe. 1 vols. 4to. Full red morocco by the Jovonis Bindery. Fine, with Prospectus laid in. In slipcase. Mapplethorpe, Robert. Mapplethorpe, Robert. One of 50 presentation copies, out-of-series with embossed stamp, signed by Mapplethorpe and Schmidt. Translated by Paul Schmidt. Illustrated with 8 photogravures from photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed by Mapplethorpe to his Patron and Partner, Sam Wagstaff. Inscribed by Mapplethorpe to his patron and life partner, Sam Wagstaff on their shared birthday, November 4, 1986: "For Sam - on our birthday ?"To quote from the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition catalogue, where these images were displayed: "The eight images in this livre d'artiste do not so much illustrate Rimbaud's poem as they evoke the mystical, nocturnal melancholy that characterizes the work. Mapplethorpe's images provoke an emotionally layered response in harmony with the text."

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        The Raven.

      - Easthampton, Mass.: Cheloniidae Press, 1986. Oblong 8vo, 40pp. unpaginated, printed on rectos, bound in quarter red morocco by Claudia Cohen, with a linen portfolio containing an additional suite of eleven signed prints. Fine in the original (slightly spotted) linen box. Original prospectus laid in. Number 24 of 50 copies of the deluxe edition. The second edition of this poem by the press, this designed by Alan James Robinson and illustrated by him with wood engravings and etchings printed by Harold McGrath. The text is the original Lorimer Graham version with the authorÕs corrections and was printed by Daniel Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress. A beautiful new edition of PoeÕs immortal poem. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Departure of the Argonaut

      1986. CLEMENTE, Francesco. The Departure of the Argonaut. By Alberto Savinio. [102] ff. With 49 photolithographs, 46 in color and 3 in black on cream paper. Elephant folio, bound in original wrappers and beige linen box designed by Rudolph Rieser. London: Petersburg Press, 1986. Clemente's images are extraordinary and elevate this work to one of monumental bookmaking in conception, design, and production. The artist's designs range from monochromatic and brooding to intensely imaginary and vividly colourful. The text itself, first issued in 1917, is the travelogue and wartime diary of Alberto Savinio, one of the seminal figures in 20th-century Italian arts and letters. It is translated here from the Italian for the first time. Limited to 200 copies signed by the artist. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, No. 169. Castleman, A Century of Artists Books, p. 217.

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        Howl Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript & Variant Versions, Fully Annotated by Author, with Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts & Bibliography Edited by Barry Miles

      New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. New York: Harper & Row, 1986. Number 136 of 250 signed copies in full burgandy cloth, in matching slipcase. This copy is about as new, probably never read. Book is fine, no signs of use, no foxing, no fadng to spine. Matching burgandy slipcase is near fine, trivial handling wear only, no tears or stains, no fading anywhere to the cloth. A wonderful copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Joseph Rhea, Bookseller]
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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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        CHAGALL LITHOGRAPHS 1980-1985

      Crown Publishers, New York, NY 1986 - 4to. cloth, dust jacket, cardboard slipcase. 224, (2) pages. First American edition. Translated from the French by John Ottoway. Sixth volume in a series of Chagall's works. Preface by Roger Passeron, notes and catalogue by the author. Frontispiece color portrait of Chagall. Color plates throughout. List of additions to previous volumes. Listing of lithographs in the text. cloth, dust jacket, cardboard slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        SELF PORTRAIT. As I See Myself

      Pen and ink on paper. Extensively inscribed and annotated by the artist. Measuring 12.5 x 19.5 inches. Mounted framed and glazed. Provenance: From the collection of writer, actor and tall person John Cleese, who acquired it from Chris Beetles Gallery in 1986. 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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        AN ACROBATIC ALPHABET., With Wood-engravings by Barbara Crow.

      Andoversford: Whittington Press, 1986. - 5 3/4 x 7 1/4. Twenty-six leaves, frenchfold, with hand-colored illustration and alphabetical word printed in red on facing verso. Silk boards, side stitched; slipcase. Fine. One of 35 deluxe signed copies with hand-colored illustrations, special binding, and a signed proof large broadside of the engravings. Each image features a mime doing some sort of exercise--or not. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Sex Life on the Planet Mars

      Dennis McMillan, 1986. First Edition (first printing). One of an Edition limited to 400 copies (this is # 220) of this collection of stories from pulp magazines by the author of WHAT MAD UNIVERSE -- published in hardcover for the first time. With an introduction by Charles Willeford, this is easily the scarcest publication in the McMillan "Detective Pulps" series (Volume 10). Fine/Fine. Signed by Willeford on the limitation page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Death at Newport

      HarperCollins Publishers (Austra, 1986-10-01. Hardcover. VeryGood. First Edition, clean, tight, unmarked, no spine or cover creases, in dust jacket.

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        A Life In Movies

      Knopf, New York 1986 - Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket, with the jacket showing some very slight toning, soiling, but minimal. This copy dated, inscribed and signed on the title page by the author. A solid, extremely appealing copy of the great British filmmaker's autobiography, with a nice inscription and a strong, clear signature. Powell's reputation has only grown over the years, and he is now generally conceded to be a master of the craft. Not particularly common when signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, 19. Auflage, Luxus-Ausgabe in Schafsleder (Echtleder; Voll-Leder), 24 + 6 Bände + Weltatlas.

      Mannheim, F. A. Brockhaus, 1986 - 1996.. 19. (neunzehnte) völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage in erstmals 24 Bänden im Gesamtumfang von 17.160 Seiten. Angeboten wird hier die äußerst seltene Luxus-Ausgabe 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." Der Anschaffungspreis dieser seinerzeit nur in wenigen Exemplaren herausgegebenen Luxus-Ausgabe lag seinerzeit bei DM 12.000 (umgerechnet auf heutige Preise: DM 15.000). Vollständiges Grundwerk in 24 Bänden, die Ergänzungsbände 25 (Personenregister), 26 bis 28 (Deutsches Wörterbuch), 29 Wörterbuch Englisch) und 30 (Ergänzungen A - Z) sowie der Weltatlas, insgesamt somit 31 Bände. Enthalten sind 260.000 Stichworte sowie 35.000 zumeist farbige Abbildungen, Karten und Tabellen. 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. Es erschienen noch 6 Ergänzungsbände und ein großformatiger Weltatlas. Erst 1996 abgeschlossene und damit noch gegenwartsnahe Enzyklopädie mit hohem Aktualitätswert.. Wenige Bände, wie zumeist Echtlederbände, mit kleinen Bereibungen, wenige Goldschnitte mit leichten Spuren; der Weltatlas mit Bereibungen am Hinterdeckel. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar dieser sehr gesuchten, repräsentativen Echtleder-Ausgabe. Als vollständiges Ensemble mit Ergänzungsbänden und Atlas sehr selten. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        The Colour Purple

      Guild Publishing, London - UK 1986 - PULITZER PRIZE WINNING NOVEL - The original dust-jacket accompanies this book. Now housed in plastic removable sleeve. Creasing to edges. Photograph of Alice Walker to rear panel. Purple coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. In a very nice clean condition. Front blank end-page removed. Book starts at half-title page. The signature is pasted to the full title page. Quote from Steve Wonder. Couple of creased pages at the edge. Otherwise, all 245 pages clean and tightly bound. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        While in quarantine for her upcoming mission as the first teacher-in-space, after the fourth postponement, Christa McAuliffe orders Challenger souvenirs very shortly before her ill-fated mission ? one of only two known checks, this is the finer

      Partly Printed Check Signed ?S. Christa McAuliffe,? 6? x 2.75?. [Kennedy Space Center, Florida], January 25, 1986. Drawn on the First City Bank of Clear Lake, Houston Texas, made payable by McAuliffe to ?Cape Kennedy Medals? for ?One hundred & thirty four 50/100? Dollars. Never cashed. Mint condition.Cape Kennedy Medals was a Cocoa Beach, Florida, company that manufactured mission patches, medallions, pins, and other related souvenirs and memorabilia for shuttle crews. Christa McAuliffe is ordering Challenger 51L souvenirs for her upcoming mission (including ?Teacher-in-Space? items) while in quarantine at crew quarters before her flight.The launch of STS-51L Challenger was originally scheduled for January 22, 1986, but was rescheduled for January 23rd then January 24th due to delays associated with STS-61C Columbia which had landed on January 18th after four landing attempts. The launch was reset for Saturday, January 25, 1986, the day McAuliffe signed this check, because of bad weather at the trans-Atlantic abort site at Dakar, Senegal. To utilize Casablanca, Morocco, which was not equipped for night landings, a decision was made to change Challenger's launch time from afternoon to morning. But a January 25th launch was not possible because the launch support team was unable to meet the new launch time.The launch was then rescheduled for January 27, 1986 due to the forecast of unacceptable launch weather on January 26, 1986. Challenger's crew boarded the Shuttle for the first actual launch attempt on January 27, 1986. However, following astronaut entry, a ground service equipment hatch closing fixture could not be removed from the hatch. The fixture was sawed off and an attaching bolt was drilled out before the closeout operation was completed. During this lengthy delay, crosswinds at the Shuttle's emergency landing runway at the Kennedy Space Center rose to unacceptable high limits, and the launch was once again rescheduled to January 28, 1986.STS-51L Challenger was launched on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 A.M. EST. An explosion 73 seconds after launch resulted in the loss of Challenger and crew.

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        Sex Life on the Planet Mars --- Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Volume 10 , Signed by Charles Willeford (includes: Walk in the Shadows; Blind Lead; A Change for the Hearse; Murder in Furs; How Tagrid Got There; Sleuth from Mars )

      Miami, Beach, Florida: Dennis MacMillan Publications, 1986, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1986. -----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, one of 400 copies, signed by Charles Willeford who wrote the introduction, this contains: Sex Life on the Planet Mars; Walk in the Shadows; Blind Lead; A Change for the Hearse; Murder in Furs; How Tagrid Got There; Sleuth from Mars, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Phil Foglio Cover Art .

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        United States Patents Quarterly 1st. vols. 122-231, 1959-1986

      1986 - United States Patents Quarterly [1st]. Washington: Bureau of National Affairs. Vols. 122 to 231 (1959-1986), 110 books. Ex-corporate law library. Vols. 122 to 148 moderate shelf wear, with a few chipped labels. Vols. 149-231 very good. [with] U.S.P.Q. Cumulative Index Digest. Vols. 1-211 (1929-1981), in 19 books. All volumes very worn. Together 129 books. * 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.

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      London - Collins, 1986 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Gash's Moonspender. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. John Grant (b. 1933) is an English crime writer, who writes under the pen name Jonathan Gash. He is the author of the Lovejoy series of novels. He wrote the novel The Incomer under the pen name Graham Gaunt. Lovejoy is a series of picaresque novels about the adventures of Lovejoy, a British antiques dealer based in East Anglia whose scruples are not always the highest. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very slight wear to the extremities, with bumping to the top and tail of the spine only. There is almost no wear to the dust wrapper. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is near fine with near fine dustwrapper..

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        Plakat - A Tribute to the Music of Thelonious Monk. Siebdruck.

      Luzern, Bösch AG, 1986 - 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand A. Konzertplakat «Jazz in Willisau» im Hotel Mohren in Willisau. Mit Jon Hendricks, George Adams, Bill Hardman, Walter Davis jun., Stafford James und Cliff Barbaro. 1000 gr.

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        I Am the Only Running Footman

      London - Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 1986 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bright, clean first UK edition of I Am the Only Running Footman by Martha Grimes. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First UK Edition. Martha Grimes, b. 1931, is an American author of detective fiction. Grimes earned her B. A. and M. A. at the University of Maryland. She has taught at the University of Iowa, Frostburg State University, and Montgomery College. Grimes is best known for her series of novels featuring Richard Jury, an inspector with Scotland Yard, and his friend Melrose Plant, a British aristocrat who has given up his titles. Each of the Jury mysteries is named after a pub. In 1983, Grimes received the Nero Award for best mystery of the year for The Anodyne Necklace. In a rainy ditch in a Devon wood, a hitchhiker is found dead. Almost a year later, on another rainy night, another murder; this time, however, the victim is found just outside a pub called I Am the Only Running Footman, near Berkeley Square in London's fashionable Mayfair District. Devon policeman Brian Macalvie is convinced that the two murders are connected. And thus, in his eighth case, Richard Jury is drawn into the so-called Porphyria killings. A particularly elusive pair of murders. From the streets of London to the village of Somers Abbas, Jury and Macalvie are joined by the stolid if hypochondriac Sergeant Wiggins and the reluctant Melrose Plant. They meet in another pub, the Mortal Man, and, amidst the clatter and cry of the Warboys family, they ponder a labyrinthine set of clues. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is almost no wear to the extremities. There is almost no wear to the dustwrapper. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is fine, with a fine dustwrapper..

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        Die osterreichischen Ritterkreuztrager in der Luftwaffe 1939 - 1945 (German Edition hardback)

      Weishaupt, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. Fine/Nr Fine 1st edition 1986 Weishaupt hardback, unclippeD DJ, many photos, text in German. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; German Language; ISBN: 390031036X. ISBN/EAN: 9783900310363. Inventory No: 052848..

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        Per Kirkeby. Werkverzeichnis der Radierungen 1977-1983. In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Silkeborg Kunstmuseum.

      Verlag Gachnang & Springer., Bern, Berlin 1986 - Bern, Berlin Verlag Gachnang & Springer. 1986. 34x27,5 cm. 419 S. Mit 435 Abbildungen. Originalbroschur mit einem Schutzumschlag in Prägedruck, gestaltet von Per Kirkeby. In Schuber. Nr. 24/25 von Per Kirkeby handschriftlich numerierten und signierten Exemplaren der Ausgabe B mit einer Originalkaltnadelradierung. Sprache: Deutsch Originalbroschur mit einem Schutzumschlag in Prägedruck, gestaltet von Per Kirkeby. In Schuber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Comme Des Garcons 1981-1986

      Tokyo: Chikuma Sobo, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover.. Fine/VG+. Folio. 152pp. White boards in card slipcase. With Glassine wrap and Obi as issued. Slipcase a little sun faded and worn, Obi creased, and heat damaged to rear, but complete, book itself is perfect. More images available on request. THE great fashion book of the eighties. No fluff, just lots of full bleed photographs in black & white, duotone and colour. Some of the contributors include Stephen Meisel, Bruce Weber, Peter Lindbergh, Hans Feurer. Covers 1981-1985. Historically important and quite brilliant.

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      Anvil Press, Lexington 1986 - small 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket. vii, 51, (7) pages. This work was limited to 100 numbered copies printed by Carolyn Hammer and W. Gay Reading at the Anvil Press in Victor Hammer's American and Andromaque uncial types. With a foreword by Desmond Flower and illustrations throughout by Fritz Kredel, Andromache is a very fine copy of a magnificent production. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die grosse Verschwendung : so werden unsere Steuergelder missbraucht. Moewig ; Bd. Nr. 3216

      Rastatt : Moewig, 1986.. Genehmigte Taschenbuchausg. 254 S. ; 18 cm kart. Exemplar in gutem Zustand, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K10664 ISBN 3811832166.

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        Aus meiner Hausapotheke : allerlei guter Rat für das tägliche Leben. R.-Brockhaus-Taschenbücher ; Bd. 371 ABC-Team

      Wuppertal : Brockhaus, 1986.. 2. Taschenbuchaufl. 61 S. ; 19 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K15427 ISBN 3417203716.

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        LES BLASONS DES COMMUNAUTÉS D'APOTHICAIRES AU XVIIe SIÈCLE. D'après l'armorial manuscrit de d'Hozier. Préface et table héraldique de M. le Professeur Eugène Olivier.

      1986 - PARIS, Les Pharmaciens Bibliophiles [Boulogne-sur-Seine, Pierre Bouchet, Maître-Graveur] - 1938 - Ouvrage en feuilles sous couverture rempliée au premier plat illustré d'un blason en couleurs; chemise cartonnée titrée en noir et étui imitation parchemin [29,5x24x4,6 cm]; (6), 78 et (8) feuillets; 208 blasons gravés sur bois en couleurs par Pierre BOUCHET [Couverture (1) - Auvergne (17) - Bourges (4) - Bourgogne (20) - Bretagne (35) - Champagne (3) - Dauphiné (1) - Flandre (6) - Guyenne (1) - Languedoc (9) - Limousin (4) - Lorraine (3) planche doublée pour cause d'erreur typographique: cenacle au lieu de macle - Lyonnais (1) - Normandie (28) - Orléanais (7) - Paris (2) - Picardie (7) - Poitou (17) - Provence (11) - La Rochelle (3) - Soissons (13) - Tours (15)]. Très bon état. Édition originale tirée à 175 exemplaires sur Arches numérotés [150 imprimés aux noms des sociétaires, et 25 destinés aux collaborateurs ou à la Bibliothèque Nationale], un des 25 (167). Reproduction des blasons originaux de l'Armorial manuscrit de d'Hozier conservé à la Bibliothèque Nationale.

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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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