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        Les Manuscrits du C.E.D.R.E. Dictionnaire historique et genealogique: Volumes 1-25

      (Paris: Cercle d'Etudes des Dynasties Royales Europeennes. 1986-2002). First. First edition. Twenty-five volume set. Quartos. Red glossy wrappers. Text in French. Wrappers a bit warped, volume thirteen has neat tape repair on top front wrapper edge, else near fine. Volumes 1-2-3: Kingdom of Portugal - The Empire of Brazil, 3 vols. - Volumes 4-5: The Principality of Liechtenstein, 2 volumes. - Volumes 6-7-8: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in 3 volumes. - Volumes 9-10-11: The Empire of Austria, in 3 volumes, the third volume is devoted to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. - Volumes 12-13-14: The Kingdom of Italy, 3 vols. - Volumes 15-16-17-18: The Kingdom of Spain, 4 vols. Foreword by Juan BALANSO. The fourth volume on the Duchy of Parma. - Volumes 19-20: The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies - The Kingdom of Greece, in two volumes. - Volumes 21-22: The Empire of the French, in two volumes by Jean-Fred Turchin. - Tomes 23-24-25: The Kingdom of Bavaria - The Principality of Monaco. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH.

      New York: Ballantine Books, [1986] - Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Clarke, this being copy "X." These copies were apparently reserved for the use of the author and publisher and none were for sale. This appears to have been one of Clarke's copies with "Best wishes from" and "Colombo 13 Feb '86" in his hand added to his signature on the colophon page. "Includes a description of a eutopia of abundance." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-139. A fine copy in cloth slipcase without dust jacket as issued. This issue is rare.(#103458) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Raumstille. 7 Serigrafien. Einführungsgedicht von Wieland Schmied.

      - Steyr, Edition Wirth 1986. Folio. 4 Bl. Titel, Text u. Druckvermerk und 7 farbige Siebdrucke 30,4 : 45 cm auf 330 g/m2 invercote 40 : 50 cm. In Orig.-Leinenkassette (51,5 : 41 cm. Buchbinder: Raimund Bichl). In einer Auflage von 25 Exemplaren im Januar 1986 von D.J.Bindseil, Salzburg, gedruckt. - Druckvermerk vom Künstler in Bleistift signiert und nummeriert: 13/25. - Kassette mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren und etwas fleckig, sonst einwandfrei. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE WINGED LIFE THE POETIC VOICE OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU

      [Covela, CA]: The Yolla Bolly Press, [1986].. Folio (36 x 26.5 cm). Cloth, paper labels. Illustrated with original wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. Bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise fine in matching cloth slipcase. First edition of this selection, edited with commentary by Robert Bly and illustrated with six full-page wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. One of 85 numbered copies, from a total edition of 112 copies printed in Van Dijck and Caslon type on Arches, signed by Bly and by the artist.

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        [Broadside]: Earth First! Rally Featuring Ed Abbey. Musicians Katie Lee, Bill Oliver. Speakers Ed Abbey, Doug Peacock, Dave Foreman ... El Rio Community Center ... Tucson

      Tucson: Earth First!. [1986]. First. Approximately 11" x 17". Printed and decorated in black and green. Shrink-wrapped onto foam core backer. Corners a little bumped else fine. Illustration is of a hillside covered in saguaro cacti. The rally was held February 6, 1986 at the El Rio Community Center in Tucson. This poster was done for a local fundraising effort in Tucson, Arizona and although the print run is unknown, it was undoubtedly small. .

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        Les Manuscrits du C.E.D.R.E. Dictionnaire historique et genealogique: Volumes 1-25

      (Paris: Cercle d'Etudes des Dynasties Royales Europeennes. 1986-2002). First. First edition. Twenty-five volume set. Quartos. Red glossy wrappers. Text in French. Wrappers a bit warped, volume thirteen has neat tape repair on top front wrapper edge, else near fine. Volumes 1-2-3: Kingdom of Portugal - The Empire of Brazil, 3 vols. - Volumes 4-5: The Principality of Liechtenstein, 2 volumes. - Volumes 6-7-8: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in 3 volumes. - Volumes 9-10-11: The Empire of Austria, in 3 volumes, the third volume is devoted to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. - Volumes 12-13-14: The Kingdom of Italy, 3 vols. - Volumes 15-16-17-18: The Kingdom of Spain, 4 vols. Foreword by Juan BALANSO. The fourth volume on the Duchy of Parma. - Volumes 19-20: The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies - The Kingdom of Greece, in two volumes. - Volumes 21-22: The Empire of the French, in two volumes by Jean-Fred Turchin. - Tomes 23-24-25: The Kingdom of Bavaria - The Principality of Monaco. .

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        Petra: In the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

      Pace / MacGill, 1986. Oversized Paperback.. Very good condition./Very good dust jacket.. B&W Photographs. Inscribed by the photographer Emmett Gowin.

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        Emmet Gowin: Petra: in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

      Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York 1986 - First edition, first printing. Soft cover. White matt wrappers with terra cotta matt dust jacket with French folds, with title stamped in black and with a tipped-in black and white plate on the front cover. Photographs and text by Emmett Gowin. Essay by Phillip C. Hammond, Professor of Anthropology, University of Utah. Designed by Eleanor Morris Caponigro. Unpaginated (40 pp.), with 14 tritone plates gorgeously printed by the Meriden/Stinehour Press. 14 x 11 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1986 exhibition of photographs by Emmett Gowin at the Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York. Out of print. Extremely scarce. CONDITION: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (some areas of sunning to top, left and lower sides of the front, else Fine). An elegant publication, perhaps Gowin's very best, featuring photographs of the ancient city, which Gowin took at the invitation of Jordan's Queen Noor during three visits between 1982 and 1985. A historical essay by Phillip C. Hammond provides additional information on the history of the spectacular site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Litho-Graphie. Propos donnés à voir. 9 lithographies originales dessinées sur pierre par André Evrard.

      - Verscio, Ateliers Lafranca 1986. Folio (37,3 : 33,3 cm). 62 unn. S. Mit 9 (7 farbigen) Lithographien von André Evrard, davon 4 doppelblattgross. Hellgrauer Papierumschlag u. dunkelgr. Kartonchemise in Kartonschuber mit Leinenkanten. Handpressendruck in 48 vom Künstler numerierten und signierten Exemplaren auf schwerem, stark strukturierten Papier der Moulin à Papier La Collinasca. 6 zusätzliche Exemplare wurden als Künstlerproben gedruckt. - Druckvermerk vom Drucker-Verleger François Lafranca ebenfalls signiert. Texte von André Evrard. Handsatz in Bodoni-Antiqua von Daniel Viret. Die Lithosteine wurden nach dem Druck abgeschliffen. - Hervorragendes Künstlerbuch des bedeutenden Westschweizer Künstlers (geb. 1936 in La Chaux-de-Fonds) über Grundlagen, Wesen und Technik der Lithographie.

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        Dubliners

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1986 Quarto (11.25 in. by 8.75 in.); 289pp.; very good hardcover; very good slipcase; signed by Robert Ballagh and Thomas Flanagan; Limited Editions Club Monthly Letter laid-in; small stain to slipcase edge; crisp; clean; bright..

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        LES BECASSINES ET LEURS CHASSES

      - Bordeaux, Les Editions de l'Orée, 1986. Fort volume in-4, en feuilles, sous double emboîtage de l'éditeur, 367pp. (quelques rousseurs et salissures à l'emboîtage). Texte imprimé sur deux colonnes. Riche iconographie en noir et en couleurs (dessins, cartes, photos). Exemplaire non coupé. Tirage sur Vélin de Hollande Van Gelder, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés (ici le n° 10), contenant un dessin original de Lamotte et une suite en quatre états (le tirage n'en mentionne que deux) de huit illustrations. Très bel exemplaire. Ouvrage recherché. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        UN CAPTIF AMOUREUX.

      - Gallimard, 1986. Fort in-8, broché, couverture à rabats, 503 pages. Edition originale. Un des 70 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur chiffon de Rives (n° 37), seul tirage en grand papier. Très bel exemplaire. EDITION ORIGINALE SUR GRAND PAPIER [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Paméla eut le tort de répéter sa phrase. Nouvelle. Ornée par Bengt Lindström

      Association des Cahiers Roger Nimier, Paris 1986 - Petit in-folio (330 x 255 mm), 19 pp. - (2) ff., en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, emboîtage d’éditeur toile bleue. Edition originale, ornée d’une lithographie originale en cinq couleurs par Bengt Lindström, numérotée et signée par l’artiste. Tirage limité à 165 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches ; un des 15 hors commerce, numérotés et signés par le président de l’Association des Cahiers Roger Nimier, André Parinaud (N° 14). Présentation et préface par Marc Dambre et Dominique Rolin. Bengt Lindström, né en 1925 en Suède, peintre expressionniste de figures, portraits, paysages, sculpteur, graveur, illustrateur, etc, réalise ses premières lithographies, «Méditation» et «Le Modèle étendu», en découvrant en 1946 les oeuvres gravées de Chagall et les premiers «Papes» de Bacon, travaille à partir de 1947 à Paris dans les ateliers de Fernand Léger et André Lhote, il se lie avec Bogart, Pouget, etc, et Cobra Asger Jorn dont il subira l’influence. // Small folio (330 x 255 mm), 19 pp. - (2) ff., loose leaves as issued under folded cover, blue cloth editor folder. First edition, illustrated with an original lithograph in five colours by Bengt Lindström, numbered and signed by the artist. Limited printing of 165 numbered copies on Arches vellum ; one of the 15 not-for-sale copies, numbered and signed by the president of the "Associtaion des Cahiers Roger Nimier", André Parinaud (Nr 14). Presentation and preface by Marc Dambre and Dominique Rolin. Bengt Lindström, born in 1925 in Sweden, expressionist painter of figures, portraits, landscapes, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, etc, composes his first lithographs, «Méditation» and «Le Modèle étendu», when he discovers in 1946 the engraved works of Chagall and the first «Papes» of Bacon ; he starts to work in Paris in 1947 in the work-shops of Fernand Léger and André Lhote, makes friends with Bogart, Pouget, etc, and Cobra Asger Jorn, who influences him.

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        Apology For Bad Dreams

      James Linden, San Francisco 1986 - Folio, 36 x 36 cm. Limited edition, copy 38 of 50 with four photographs titled and signed by Michael Mundy, taken during a trip along the Big Sur River. All negatives were made using roll film. The prints are enlargements made on Ilford Galerie paper, tone in selenium. Each print mounted on Light Impressions Westminster, a four ply archival board, using the drymount technique. List of Subscribers. Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch in Janson and Van Dijck types on Arches paper. Box made by Klaus-Ullrich Roetzscher. As new copy with publisher announcement and reservation request laid-in. Orig. preliminaries and plates loose issued. Fine in fine blue clamshell box with front cover paper label. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zehn HODEN REZEPTE ab + grossgeschrieben von Daniel Spoerri, schnell illustriert, gezeichnet + besauct von ALFRED (Hodi) HOFKUNST / Zehn (und sehr viel mehr) KUTTELREZEPTE gross und teilw. abgeschrieben von Daniel Spoerri, (nicht so) schnell illustriert von ROLAND TOPOR / Etwa zehn bis zwanzig BLUTREZEPTE (diesmal) nicht so grossgeschrieben; dafür aber mit Durchgepaustem angereichert von Daniel Spoerri auf Kleksografiken von BERNHARD LUGINBÜHL. 3 Kassetten.

      - Verona, Francesco Conz 1986. 47,5 : 33 cm. Lose Bl. in verschieden farbigen Orig.-Leinenkassetten mit Titel auf Rücken und Vorderdeckel. Jeweils eines von 75 numerierten und vom Autor und Künstler mehrfach signierten Exemplaren. - (I): Titelbl. von Hofkunst u. Spoerri in Bleist. signiert u. numer.: 34/75, 10 Doppelbl. mit je einem facsimilierten Rezept und einer Lithoillustration vom Künstler mit Handzerquetschtem bereichert. Jeweils von Spoerri und Hofkunst in Bleistift signiert - (II): Titelbl. von Spoerri in rotem Filzstift, von Topor in Bleist. signiert u. numer.: 4/75, 10 Doppelbl. mit Rezepten u. 10 Orig.-Farblithographien, jeweils von Spoerri u. Topor in Bleist. sign., 10 Bl. Leporello mit weiteren Rezepten, von Spoerri mit Doppelbleistift signiert + 1 Karton mit 7 mont. Orig.-Farbfotos, von Spoerri in schwarzer Tinte bez.: "Trippaverkäufer auf dem Markt von Catania (Sizilien) Okt. 85." und in roter Tinte sign.: Foto Spoerri. / (III): 10 Doppelbl. mit je einer Kleksografik (teilweise mit echtem Blut u. applizierten Federn sowie montierten Farbfotos) von B.Luginbühl und facsimilierten Blutrezepten von Spoerri, jeweils in Bleistift von beiden Künstlern signiert u. von Spoerri numer.: 30/75 + 1 doppelblattgr. Grafik mit Rezept, von beiden signiert. - Vollständiges Ensemble der drei grossen Rezeptwerke von Daniel Spoerri, die in je 75 Ex. für den Handel und 16 Künstlerexemplaren erschienen. - Wenige Ecken gering gestaucht, sonst in sehr schöner Erhaltung. - Komplett von grosser Seltenheit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        S.F. 1986 (SIGNED by Al Held: Limited Ed. Print)

      Crown Point Press, CA 1986 - This b&w drypoint print is hand SIGNED by Al Held (1928-2005) titled "S.F. 1986"; numbered limited edition of 25 copies (this is # 24); paper size: 22-1/2 x 22 in; image size: 14-7/8 x 14-3/4in; with the Crown Point Press embossed emblem in paper at bottom right next to artist signature; printed on a thick white FABRIANO paper; also stamped on verso at bottom right is "Crown Point Press Rence Bolt"; there are 2 tiny yellowish imprints of tape on the back at top right and left; other wise it is in VERY GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD

      [New York]: Tor,. [1986]. Octavo,. printed olive green wrappers.. A fine copy. A scarce proof. (#88287). Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Signed inscription by Card to the book's editor on the half title page. Sequel to ENDER'S GAME (1985). Winner of the 1986 Nebula and 1987 Hugo awards for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-92.

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        J. D. Salinger. A Writing Life

      New York: Random House,, 1986. Octavo. Original yellow wrappers printed in black. Housed in a flat back cloth solander box. Very lightly rubbed, an excellent copy. First edition, unpublished, first state of the uncorrected proofs bound from sheets of the May setting with all suppressed content extant. With the incorrect spelling of the author's name (Hamiton) to the upper wrapper and title page. In writing about Salinger's life Hamilton quoted from a number of the author's unpublished letters, believing that the fair use doctrine would trump any legal action Salinger might bring. This copy is from the first set of proofs released by Random House in anticipation of publication in autumn 1986. Salinger, however, saw these proofs and requested that all the quotes be removed under threat of legal action. Hamilton set about revising the book by paraphrasing even more of the quotations, though it was "unpleasant work and I disliked having to throw out most of Salinger's best lines. In almost every instance, I was deadening his language; I was making him seem duller than he was" (Hamilton, Granta, 1988). A second set of proofs was released in September, but despite the revisions Salinger took Random House to court. The resulting legal manoeuvers, culminating in a Supreme Court case, resulted in a final judgment in favour of Salinger. This, the first state of the uncorrected proofs, is the only record of the biography as Hamilton originally intended it to be published, and the only appearance in print of significant portions of the Salinger letters from which Hamilton quoted. A scarce and significant Salinger item.

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        Faksimile - Tschachtlans Bilderchronik. Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Ms. A 120. (2 Bde.).

      Luzern, Faksimile-Vlg., 1986 - 4° (30 x 22 cm), 1060 S., 230 teilw. ganzseitige farb. Bilder; Kommentarbd.: 480 S., Geprägter Ganzledereinband (Kommentarbd. HLdr.) mit zwei Schliessen., Tadellos. Vergriffen! Nr. 36 von 980 Exemplaren. Die älteste Schweizer Bilderchronik. Der Ursprung der Schweizer Bilderchroniken In den Bilderchroniken des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts schuf die damalige Eidgenossenschaft Kulturdokumente von einzigartigem Gepräge. Am Anfang steht ein erstaunliches Werk, dessen unbekümmerte Bildersprache von hohem künstlerischem Reiz ist.Das Besondere an Tschachtlans Chronik liegt in ihrem Bilderschmuck, den 230 farbigen, meist ganzseitigen Illustrationen, die noch ganz dem späten Mittelalter verhaftet sind und sich durch Unbekümmertheit und Frische auszeichnen. Alle Bilder erscheinen jeweils als reliefartiger Terrainausschnitt und bestechen durch ihre leuchtende und lebendige Darstellungsweise.Tschachtlan Politiker und Chronist Bendicht Tschachtlan erschien als zuverlässiger, hingebungsvoller Staats- und Verwaltungsmann; er war ein Angehöriger der begüterten und emporstrebenden oberen Mittelschicht, erfahren und maßvoll. Er stand dem Adel nahe und war auf Wahrung der Ehre seines Namens bedacht. Insgesamt stand er 45 Jahre lang im öffentlichen Dienst.Geboren wurde er um das Jahr 1420. 1448 trat er in den Großen Rat der Stadt Bern ein, 1452 verehelichte er sich. Als Mitglied des Rates war er in den Jahren von 1453 bis 1493 an den wichtigen Entscheidungen der Stadt beteiligt; seine Amtstätigkeit umfaßte wesentliche Teile der damaligen Wirkungsbereiche des Staates: Finanz- und Bauwesen, Recht, Wirtschaft und Aufsicht über geistliche Institutionen. Seit der Mitte der achtziger Jahre des 15. Jahrhunderts begann Tschachtlan, seine Ämter abzugeben. Der Chronist und Politiker verstarb im Herbst 1493.Die älteste Schweizer Bilderchronik Die Chronik Tschachtlans weist einige großartige Neuerungen auf dem Gebiet der Chronistik auf. Zum einen handelt es sich um die erste illustrierte Chronik; die Bilder sollten den Text augenfällig illustrieren. Zudem ist erstmals eine gesamte Rezeption der großen Geschichtsschreiber vor Tschachtlan, Konrad Justinger und Hans Fründ, in einem Band vorgenommen worden. Außerdem liegt ein Teil der Chronik auch dem ersten Werk des Diebold Schilling zugrunde. Vermutlich hat der junge Schilling sogar mit redaktionellen Arbeiten an der Chronik Tschachtlans mitgewirkt.Eigentlicher Schreiber des Textes war Heinrich Dittlinger; auch er war Politiker in Bern. Gemeinsam schrieben die beiden die Chronik ohne amtlichen Auftrag, als reine Privatarbeit; im Nachwort bezeichnen sie sich selbst als Autoren und halten fest, die Chronik sei 1470 beendet worden.Eidgenössische Geschichte von 1152 bis 1470 Der Text ist nur zu einem kleinen Teil Tschachtlans eigenes Werk. Der erste Teil, der die Zeit bis 1431 behandelt, basiert auf der Amtlichen Berner Chronik des Konrad Justinger aus dem Jahr 1431. Im zweiten Teil, in dem der Alte Zürichkrieg zur Sprache kommt, bezog sich Tschachtlan auf die Chronik des Hans Fründ. Der Rest stammt vom Ratsherrn selbst. Änderungen fand Tschachtlan vor allem dort angebracht, wo Negatives über seine Heimatstadt Bern ausgesagt wurde.Es lag in seiner Absicht, Bern und seine Geschichte in den Vordergrund zu rücken. Da aber Bern seit 1323 mit den Waldstätten verbündet war und seit 1353 zur achtörtigen Eidgenossenschaft gehörte, ist Berns Geschichte zugleich eidgenössische Geschichte.Der Bilderschmuck Tschachtlan malt in bewundernswerter Mannigfaltigkeit. Kulturgeschichtlich sind diese Bilder eine unerschöpfliche Fundgrube: Waffen, Kleider, Uniformen, Belagerungs- und Kampftechnik und Lagerleben sind gut zu studieren. Mit geübtem Auge hält Tschachtlan auch Dinge des alltäglichen Lebens fest: Gerichtsszenen, das Leben auf dem Land, Städte und Schlösser. Daneben ist die Chronik erfüllt vom Kriegslärm und Feldzügen, Belagerungen und Eroberungen. Das ganze bunte Treiben in Stadt und Land, vor allem das Kriegerische jener Zeit, s [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C C Wang: Landscape Paintings. Chinese Paintings by Wang Chi-Chien. SIGNED Copy, with 3 personal letters

      New York: Hsi An T'ang, 1986 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 35.5*26cm, 90p, 54 color & b.w. photos, as new softcover in as new dustjacket protected with glassine wrapper. SIGNED and INSCRIBED to Joseph Brotherton, the American collector and painter. The 3 letters, all addressed to Joseph Brotherton, are all signed by C. C. Wang. Introduction By James Cahill. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        An archive of correspondence from the author

      N.p., N.p. 1986 - A collection of 4 autograph letters signed by Kenneth Millar (a.k.a. Ross Macdonald), quite strong in content, addressing a wide range of topics. Also included is a very humorous response to a "Celebrity Questionnaire." Ranging from 1955, the letters typically detailed, lengthy, and thoughtful.Among the topics addressed in the letters are: an effusive recommendation for fellow author Dennis Lynds (a.k.a. Michael Collins) for a Guggenheim fellowship, the deal for the 1973 film version of "The Drowning Pool" ("judged by the principals involved, it looks very promising"), his reading (a long discussion of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," "Tristram Shandy"), reactions to jacket artwork ("'The Goodbye Look' seems to me an improvement over that for 'The Instant Enemy'"), his excitement over seeing praise from Elizabeth Bowen, Charles Portis, and even English poet Donald Davie (who called "The Galton Case" "a great novel"), a review of his work by Ray Bradbury in the Los Angeles Times, a hilarious Celebrity Yearbook Questionnaire ("Favorite Expression: 'Do not become alarmed' / Greatest Hero: Freud").The cornerstone of the collection is a lengthy rumination by Millar on his own standing in the pantheon of crime fiction writers. He is rueful of the fact that the Collins Crime Club editions of his novels in England put across a more "traditional" crime fiction style that leads reviewers to comparisons with Hammett and Chandler. He puts forth the idea (one that is now very much accepted by historians) that his fiction is what American critic Samuel French Morse calls "almost.a new genre." He writes: "This view of me is making great headway in this country at last," and suggests that his British publisher consider publishing "an omnibus of three or four of my best books, suitably introduced, [which might] convey a new message."Letters are all Near Fine, some on Macdonald's stationery, some with his typed address at the top left, all dated. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Claude Monet

      Newton, IA: Tamazunchale Press, 1986. 61pp. A colorful and and striking binding bound by Stuart Brockman and painted with the design of a water lily in watercolor across both covers. Monet's famous subject of the the water lily is set against a background of painted green and black stripes, and covered with transparent vellum. Brockman applied onlays of gilt-tooled black calf to the vellum, one of which is stamped with the title "Monet" in gilt. Brockman writes that the green stripes were inspired by the taffeta skirt depicted in Monet's 1866 painting "Woman in a Green Dress." Endpapers dyed bright pink to complete the binding. The text of the book is a scholarly biography, with chapters on Monet's gardens and a commemorative French postage stamp tipped in as the frontispiece. Housed in a black buckram box lined with dark green velvet and lettered in gilt to the spine. Brockman was named a fellow of Designer Bookbinders in 2004, after winning first prize in its 2000 competition and being named overall winner at the 2004 National Library of Scotland Bookbinding Competition. A.e.g. (2 3/4 by 2 1/4; 69x57mm).

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        Voll. I: La pittura in Liguria. Artisti del primo seicento. Voll II: La pittura in Liguria Il secondo seicento.

      Cassa Risparmio Genova e Imperia / SAGEP, 1986 - 2 volumi In-4, pp. 528; 480, tela editoriale con sovraccoperta illustrata. Numerose illustrazioni anche a colori. Rara edizione completa dei 2 volumi relativi al seicento. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

      University of Chicago Press, 1986. SIGNED BY NORMAN MACLEAN on the title page underneath his printed name. A solid copy to boot of the 14th printing (1986) of the lovely University of Chicago edition (with the powder-blue dustjacket). Solid and VG+ in a bright, VG dustjacket, with very light soiling at the front panel and light creasing to the rear panel. Octavo, 217pgs. Very presentable --and particularly sought-after signed. . Signed by Author. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good.

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        COUNT ZERO

      Victor Gollancz, London 1986 - True First Edition. First UK Edition of the author's second book. Rare Uncorrected Typesetting Proof. Printed blue card covers, black plastic spine. One of only 3 or 4 copies produced exclusively for the use of the author & the publisher's editorial staff. 8" x 12" oblong produced by Rowlands Phototypesetting; 269 pages with holograph typesetting notes & corrections in blue & red ink scattered throughout. Very rare state of this follow-up novel to the award winning breakthrough Neuromancer. Count Zero was nominated for the Locus & British Science Fiction Awards in 1986, as well as the Hugo & Nebula awards in 1987. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dubliners

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1986 Quarto (11.25 in. by 8.75 in.); 289pp.; very good hardcover; very good slipcase; signed by Robert Ballagh and Thomas Flanagan; Limited Editions Club Monthly Letter laid-in; small stain to slipcase edge; crisp; clean; bright..

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        Gallery Min - Set of 17 Catalogues [most volumes SIGNED, including several ASSOCIATION COPIES; Contemporary American Photography, Part I SIGNED by all 24 of the participating artists]

      Gallery Min, Tokyo 1986 - Price is net to all; promotional discounts do not apply. 1986-1990. First edition, first printing (unless otherwise noted). Set of 16 soft cover catalogues from exhibitions at Gallery Min, Tokyo. Edited by Maya Ishiwata. Includes artist biographies (in Japanese and English). Designed by Hideyuki Taguchi. 11 x 11 inches. 1) Contemporary American Photography, Part I (1986). Signed and mostly dated in the year of publication by all 24 of the participating artists: Jo Ann Callis, Judy Dater, Robert Heinecken, Mark Johnstone, Grant Mudford, Jack Welpott, Henry Wessel, Jack Butler, Eileen Cowin, John Divola, Robbert Flick, Anthony Friedkin, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Richard Misrach, Catherine Wagner, Barry Brukoff, Jerry Burchfield, Morrie Camhi, Linda Connor, Robert Dawson, Patrick Nagatani, Andrée Tracey, Kenda North and Susan Rankaitis. Photographs by Jo Ann Callis, Judy Dater, Robert Heinecken, Mark Johnstone, Grant Mudford, Jack Welpott, Henry Wessel, Jack Butler, Eileen Cowin, John Divola, Robbert Flick, Anthony Friedkin, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Richard Misrach, Catherine Wagner, Barry Brukoff, Jerry Burchfield, Morrie Camhi, Linda Connor, Robert Dawson, Patrick Nagatani & Andrée Tracey, Kenda North and Susan Rankaitis. Text (in Japanese and English) by Min J. Shirota and Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (136 pp.), with 102 four-color and black-and-white plates. 2) Robert Heinecken: Selected Works, 1966-1986 (1986). Signed and stamped "To ____ with warmest regards for our deep personal friendship and appreciation for your long-standing intellectual, emotional and financial support. Yours truly, Robert" on the title page by Heinecken. Mixed-media works by Robert Heinecken. Text (in Japanese and English) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (76 pp.), with 29 four-color and 6 black-and-white plates. 3) Grant Mudford (1986). Photographs by Grant Mudford. Text (in English and Japanese) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (72 pp.), with 34 black-and-white plates. 4) Patrick Nagatani / Andrée Tracey: Polaroid 20 x 24 Photographs, 1983-1986 (1987). Collaborative photographs by Patrick Nagatani and Andrée Tracey. Text (in English and Japanese) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (68 pp., including one 2-page gatefold), with 36 four-color plates and additional illustrations. 5) Henry Wessel (1987). Signed in black ink on the title page by Wessel. Photographs by Henry Wessel. Interview with the artist (in English and Japanese) by Stefan Janacek. Unpaginated (88 pp.), with 40 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265085. 6) Catherine Wagner: Photographs 1976-1986 (1987). Signed in black ink on the front free endpaper by Wagner. Photographs by Catherine Wagner. Text (in Japanese and English) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (92 pp.), with 39 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265103. 7) John Divola (1987). Signed in black ink on the title page by Divola. Photographs by John Divola. Text (in Japanese and English) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (84 pp.), with 27 four-color and 11 black-and-white plates and additional illustrations. ISBN: 4906265111. 8) Robbert Flick: Sequential Views 1980-1986 (1987). Photographs by Robbert Flick. Text (in Japanese and English) by Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (72 pp.), with 40 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265138. 9) Michael Kenna, 1976-1986 (1987/1990). Second edition. Signed in black ink on the title page by Kenna. Text (in English and Japanese) by Robert Lassam and Mark Johnstone. Unpaginated (82 pp.), with 36 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265146. 10) Eileen Cowin (1987). Signed in black ink on the title page by Cowin. Photographs by Eileen Cowin. Text (in English and Japanese) by Mark Johnstone. Designed by Hiroshi Osaka. Unpaginated (74 pp.), with 26 four-color and 13 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265154. 11) Jack Welpott: The Halide Conversion (1988). Photographs by Jack Welpott. Text (in Japanese and English) by Honor Johnson. Unpaginated (84 pp.), with 5 four-color and 33 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 4906265189. 12) Susan [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Cuore. L'Opera è diretta e coordinata

      Centro Lombardo Arte, Milano, 1986 - Presentazione di Raffaele De Grada. cm.39,5x54, pp.XXIII,290,(5), e dorso in pelle verde mare incisi a sbalzo, dorature, borchie in metallo dorato al piatto ant. titoli in pelle rossa intarsiati al piatto ant.e dorso. leg.ed.alla francese, cop.in carta di Francia con base azzurra, in contenitore a libro con i piatti

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        CODEX VEITIA (Fine Facsimile Edition of 18th C. Manuscript)

      Madrid: Testimonio. New;. 1986. Hardcover. <p>VEITIA OR MADRID CODEX</p><p>This 138-page codex on Aztec culture is a copy commissioned in 1755 by Veytia, one of the successors of the outstanding archaeologist Boturini; it is the last in the Magliabecchiano group of codices. Conserved in the Royal Palace Library in Madrid. </p><p>The facsimile measures approximately 21 x 13.5 cm. Study, transcription and notes by Professor José Alcina Franch of Madrid Complutense University and Professor Francisco Morales Padrón of the University of Seville; a summary in English is also available. </p><p>Limited international edition of 980 numbered and certified copies; edition reserved for Spain now out of print. </p> .

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        BOOK OF MARCO POLO OR THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Fine Facsimile Edition of 15th C. Manuscript)

      Madrid: Testimonio. New;. 1986. Hardcover. <p>BOOK OF MARCO POLO ORTHE WONDERS OF THE WORLD</p><p>This book first appeared in 1298 and was one of the works which inspired Columbus to set out on his voyages. The facsimile is of a copy conserved in the Chapter and Columbian Library of Seville Cathedral; printed in Antwerp in 1485, it bears Columbus&#39; own manuscript annotations. </p><p>The facsimile contains 148 pages, 20 x 15 cm. The accompanying volume contains a translation, study and notes by Professor Juan Gil Fernández of Seville University and is available in an English translation. </p><p>Limited international edition of 980 numbered certified copies; edition reserved for Spain out of print. </p> .

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        Les élus de la nuit - illustrations de Léonor Fini

      - ED Michèle Trinckvel, 1986 - 38x28 cm - ff sous emboitage, Edition tirée à 230 ex sur Arches, signée par l'artiste. Celui-ci 47/200 comprenant 11 gravures justifiées et signées au crayon. Etat neuf.

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        JOURNEYS IN SUNLIGHT., Poems by Dana Gioia. Etchings by Fulvio Testa.

      1986. 1986 - 8 x 13. 23, (1) pages, tissue guards. Laid in note about the binding. Morocco spine & delicately marbled boards. Fine in glassine & tray case. "An Italy of the mind," with 3 "rich, meditative" etchings which are the perfect accompaniment to these poems inspired by Italy. One of 90 copies signed by poet and artist. Printed by Gabriel Rummonds with an Albion hand press on dampened handmade Magnani paper. Plain Wrapper Press #42 (color illustration on page 40). Artists of the Book 1988, A Facet of Modernism #26. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Beehive Arranged on Humane Principles (Signed Deluxe Edition)

      Grenfell Press, New York 1986 - Deluxe Edition. One of 15 numbered copies (this being No. IV) SIGNED by the author and the artist on the limitation page and bound in full inlaid morocco. Fine and unread in a Near Fine clamshell box. Clamshell has a few light scuffs and a bumped corner, else Fine. Story contributes a frontispiece and three linocut illustrations. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Je Suis Le Cahier The Sketchbooks of Picasso

      Atlantic Monthly, Boston 1986 - 349 pages. 30 1/2 x 23 1/2 cm. Edited by Arnold Glimcher and Marc Glimcher. Bound by the Harcourt Bindery (with their ticket at backcover paste-down) in full orange morocco decorated in blind in a Picasso motif, a line drawing of male/female faces intertwined with this design motif replicated on the cover of the solander case. Copiously illustrated in black and white and color, including samples from each of 175 different sketchbooks. Features essays by Claude Picasso, Robert Rosenblum, Sam Hunter, Francoise Gilot, and others. The monograph presents for the first time the personal sketchbooks of Picasso, and contains a catalogue raisonne, which fully describes all 175 extant sketchbooks. This book was produced in conjunction with an accompanying exhibition at the Pace Gallery in New York in 1986. Full orange morocco. Fine in near fine solander case of quarter orange morocco with two spine inlays in gray morocco (spine lightly sunned), and beige basket weave cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A LUDLOW ANTHOLOGY.

      Winter Haven: Anachronic Editions, 1986. - 9 x 13. (vii), 95 pages illustrated throughout. Cream & black cloth. One lower tip slightly bumped. Fine copy of this colorful book. One of 100 signed copies printed in Ludlow types on Rives heavyweight. Six essays by Richard Huss, R. KArch, William Kittredge, Sol Malkoff, Douglas McMurtrie, and Irving Simon. The history and operation of the Ludlow Typograph, including hand composition, Italic typography, ornament, typefaces and their designers. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ethelrude et Wolfram. Aquatintes originales de Maria Sepiol [In a Daniel Knoderer Bookbinding].

      Claude Blaizot, Paris. Number 89 of 135; signed by Pascal Quignard & Maria Sepiol. In a specially crafted binding by Daniel Knoderer, signed by the binder in 1987. 1986 - [Colophon]: "Cette edition originale de Pascal Quignard illustree de huit (8) aquatintes originales de Maria Sepiol, dont trois (3) en couleurs, a ete etablie par Claude Blaizot pour le concours de reliure organise par la Societe des Amis de la Reliure Originale; elle a ete acheve d'imprimer a Paris, le 3 janvier 1986, sur les presses de Francois Da Ros, typographe; les aquatintes ont ete tirees a la presse a bras par l'artiste. Tirage unique limite a 135 exemplaires numerotes, imprimes sur grand velin pur fil Johannot. Exemplaire 89 [signed]: Pascal Quignard Maria Madpouata Sepiol." Size of the binding: 13 inches x 14 1/2 in., half-title; blank page (signed: Knoderer 1987); color aquatint title-page; title-page. Unpaginated; illustrated with eight aquatints by Maria Sepiol, three of which are printed in color. Text is in French. In a striking, free-form sculpture binding by Modern French Bookbinder, Daniel Knoderer. The flowing, abstract shaped covers are extended beyond the square form of the book and feature inlays of various colors and grains of morocco leathers, with free-form gilt-tooled details, and a special, semi-transparent plastic panel in the front cover, with the title lettered in black. The inner covers are also inlaid with a mosaic of colored papers, and with blue endpapers, which are visible through the plastic, and through an open section in the back cover. The son of bookbinders, Knoderer was born in 1948 at Sartrouville, France. He began binding at an early age, and is now considered one of France's most important binders. The most distinctive feature of his Art Deco-influenced style of binding, is his rejection of the traditional rectangular boards in favor of softly curved shapes. This book was exhibited at the Grolier Club in New York, in 1988, at the: "Reliure Francaise Contemporaine", an exhibition organized by "Les Amis de la Reliure Originale" (Number 58 in the catalogue). See "Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century", by Roy Harley Lewis; page 116 and elsewhere. Weight: 3 lbs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ethelrude et Wolframm. Aquatintes originales de Maria Sepiol. [Design Bookbinding by Jean Knoll].

      Claude Blaizot 1986. Number 45 of 135 copies, signed by Quignard & Sepiol. - [Colophon]: Cette edition originale de Pascal Quignard illustree de huit (8) aquatintes originales de Maria Sepiol, dont trois en couleurs, a ete etablie par Claude Blaizot pour le concours de reliure organise par la Societe des Amis de la Reliure Originale; elle a ete acheve d'imprimer a Paris, le 3 janvier 1986, sur les presses de Francois Da Ros, typographe; les aquatintes ont ete tirees a la presse a bras par l'artiste. Tirage unique limite a 135 exemplaires numerotes, imprimes sur grand velin pur fil Johannot. Exemplaire 45 [signed] Pascal Quignard Maria Madpouata Sepiol. Size of binding: 8 1/2 x 10", unnumbered pages, 8 aquatints; 3 are colored (including titlepage aquatint), all with loose tissue guards. In a custom bound, design binding by Jean Knoll, with his small blindstamp on lower front leather turn-in: Jean Knoll 86. Bound in full light violet polished calf, with title in small gilt letters divided between the top, center & bottom of spine; front cover features a construction of two 8" aluminum rods, bent & mounted to form an open, oval shape, with four, gray leather strips around upper & lower rods, & then twisted to a V shape & inlaid into the violet leather; abstract 2" form of specially grained, gray leather mounted at the right hand edge, between the open section of the rods; dark gray, brushed suede leather paste downs & textured, violet/gray endpapers. In a specially constructed clamshell (drop-down) box, with spine in darker violet calf with words of title either gilt or blindstamped, violet cloth sides; insides are lined with tan suede leather & violet calf leather inner hinges on back (spine). In fine condition. Binding created in 1986 for this copy of the Quignard/Sepiol book, of which, only 135 were printed. "Jean Knoll- Ne en 1930, eleve a l'Ecole Estienne de 1946 a 1950, Jean Knoll a travaille dans differents ateliers de reliure avant de creer en 1958 en association avec Gilbert Bale et Gilbert Garnon son propre atelier 'R.G.G.B.'. Il professe a l'Ecole Estienne depuis 1962 pour les cours de maquettes de reliure et pour les cours d'Histoire de l'art et du livre. Il expose regulierement en France et a l'etranger ses decors de reliure depuis 1956, et artiste peintre, il expose ses tableaux a Paris depuis 1980." (From Grolier Club "Reliure Francaise Contemporaine/Les Amis de la Reliure Originale" exhibition catalogue). Jean Knoll bindings are rare in the USA. (French text). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hiroshima Mon Amour: Synopsis sur un Papier Original de Ann Sperry

      Edition Kaldewey, Poestenkill, New York 1986 - 1986. One of 50 copies, not numbered. Signed by Ann Sperry who designed the book and handmade the paper. Text in French. 12.5 x 19.5 inch Folio, loose folded sheets of pink and charcoal paper laid into folding cloth slipcase. Contents are Fine. Slipcase shows some light soiling. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Reminiscence of a Missal. [Jan Vrtilek Bookbinding].

      Missale Romanum ( No place or date: fragments/collage of printed book pages; Tabella fragments mention Dominical Letters from 1700-1800). Bookbinding created by Slovak design bookbinder, Jan Vrtilek in 1986. - 2 5/8 inches x 2 x 5/8 in., approx. 100 unnumbered "pages" cut down from an 18th century Roman Missal, with engravings cut down featuring St. Peter's, Rome; Angels, St. Paul, Head of Christ & several other images. Initial letters cut out of this (or similar items) have been collaged to some pages as have some typographic ornements. Mainly the Calendar portion of the Missal. Finely bound in full red morocco leather, with richly gilt quarters on front & back covers forming an elongated maltese cross design & raised bands & rich gilding of linear designs on spine, small red reference tabs in fore edge, all edges sprinkled red & gilt; preserved in a gray & gilt linen covered clamshell box. Signed with a miniature blindstamp on the lower edge of the inner front cover: J. Vrtilek. This near miniature design bookbinding was featured in the 1987 exhibition: "The Best Contemporary Czechoslovakian Design Bookbinders", at Jan & Jarmila Sobota's Saturdays' Gallery, and is described & pictured on p. 4-5 of the printed catalogue (a copy of this catalogue accompanies this item). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        &#39;Vacant Possession&#39; First UK Edition 1986

      A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1986. A near fine book without inscriptions. With some spotting to the page edges and one small circular stain to the ffep. In a near fine unclipped wrapper. One small 2mm stain to the front flap. A lovely copy of the author?s second novel. The only copy available for sale at the time of writing.

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        The Lost Get-Back Boogie

      Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge 1986 - Signed by the author on the title page. Fine copy in a fine unclipped dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Pictures available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [WALKING TO THE WEDDING]

      - CONOVER,CHRIS. ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [WALKING TO THE WEDDING p.[11-12]]. Offered here is a double page watercolor used in Conover's Froggie Went A-Courting published by Ferrar Strauss Giroux in 1986. It is the story of a handsome humanized, seafaring frog's wooing of Miss Mousie. An entire world of humanized creatures is created around this traditional song with text retold by Conover. Reviewed by School Library Journal as a 'tour de force.'. This illustration measures 15 1/2" wide x 9 1/2", signed. The scene shows all of the wedding party and the guests in all their finery, walking to the wedding chapel. There are 4 boxes that are blank where the text would be inserted. Its a great image. Conover has been illustrating children's books since 1974. Her work is noted for rich colors and incredible attention to detail, some of which is executed using a magnifying glass for accuracy. There is plenty to look at but without the overcrowding that hampers so many modern children's books. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [FRONT COVER ART]

      - CONOVER,CHRIS. ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [FRONT COVER ART]. Offered here is the watercolor used on the front cover of Conover's Froggie Went A-Courting published by Ferrar Strauss Giroux in 1986. It is the story of a handsome humanized, seafaring frog's wooing of Miss Mousie. An entire world of humanized creatures is created around this traditional song with text retold by Conover. Reviewed by School Library Journal as a 'tour de force.'. This illustration measures 8 1/2" wide x 11". Admiral Frog in his tri-cornered hat is standing on the gangplank of his ship with a caterpillar at his side. There is a white box on the top part where the title would appear. Wonderful. Conover has been illustrating children's books since 1974. Her work is noted for rich colors and incredible attention to detail, some of which is executed using a magnifying glass for accuracy. There is plenty to look at but without the overcrowding that hampers so many modern children's books. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [FROG ON SHIP]

      CONOVER CHRIS ORIGINAL ART FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING FROG ON SHIP - REAR. CONOVER, CHRIS. CONOVER,CHRIS. ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [FROG ON SHIP - REAR COVER]. Offered here is the watercolor used on the back cover of Conover&#39;s Froggie Went A-Courting published by Ferrar Strauss Giroux in 1986. It is the story of a handsome humanized, seafaring frog&#39;s wooing of Miss Mousie. An entire world of humanized creatures is created around this traditional song with text retold by Conover. Reviewed by School Library Journal as a &#39;tour de force.&#39;. This illustration measures 8 1/2" wide x 11". Admiral Frog in his tri-cornered hat is standing on the gangplank of his ship with a caterpillar at his side. Wonderful. Conover has been illustrating children&#39;s books since 1974. Her work is noted for rich colors and incredible attention to detail, some of which is executed using a magnifying glass for accuracy. There is plenty to look at but without the overcrowding that hampers so many modern children&#39;s books.

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        Picasso Peintre-Graveur. Catalogue raisonnée de l'oeuvre gravé (Bd. 1: et lithographié) et des monotypes 1899-1972. 7 Bde + Ergänzungsband (= 8 Bde, komplett).

      - Bern 1986-1996. 30,7 : 21,6 cm. Mit über 2000 teils farbigen Abb. Orig.-Rohleinen mit illustr. Schutzumschlag in Schuber. Der massgebliche Werkkatalog der Radierungen, Aquatinten, Kupferstiche, Holz- u. Linolschnitte und Monotypien in der jeweils letzten, teils überarbeiteten und ergänzten Auflage. Beschreibt sämtliche Zustände der 2024 Drucke, die alle mindestens einmal, häufig auch in verschiedenen Zuständen abgebildet wurden. Mit Konkordanz zu Bloch. - Verlagsneues Exemplar. - (Sämtliche Bände auch einzeln erhältlich: Bd. I bis IV u. Bd. VI = je 500.- / Bd. V = 600.- / Bd. VII + Addendum = 400.- CHF). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        X List Kardynnala Polatuo pisany do jego Biografa podal do druku Stefan Themerson/ The X Letter written by Cardinal Polatuo to his Biographer sent to the press by Stefan Themerson.

      Lodz, Poland: Correspondance des Artes II, 1986. Number 23 of 99 copies (in series A: see Polish language colophon below). Signed by Stefan Themerson on a blank page after the titlepage. - (Colophon: X List Kardynala Polatuo pisany do Jego Biografa podal do druku Stefan Themerson na podstawie wydania polskiego: Stefan Themerson, Kardynal Polatuo, Wydawnictwo Literackie, Krakow, 1971, i wydania angielskiego: Stefan Themerson, Cardinal Polatuo, Gaberbocchus Press, London, 1961, a takze strofy Dantego, Majakowskiego, Apollinaie'a. Note bioraficzna Kardynala zestawil Zdzislaw Jaskula, grafiki i opracowanie typograficzne Jan Kubasiewcz, wydrukowal i oprawil Janusz Pawel Tryzno. W nakladzie 99 egzemplarzy i XI egzemlarzy autorskich uzyto dwoch serii grafik. W egzemplarzach o nimerach: od 1 do 65 i od I do VI - seria A, oraz od 66 do 99 i od VII do XI - seria B. Numer egzamplarza -23- Correspondance des Artes II, Lodz, 1986.). 9 1/2 x 12 1/2", 30pp., handset letterpress printed on Ingres paper; 4 black & white cut out paper pop-up spreads (each signed in pencil: Jan Kubasiewicz); these are "three-dimensional constructs" which were offset printed & then handcut & folded. Book has been hand sewn & handbound in full black, silk-textured cloth with shiny black on black lettering on spine & large X in a rectangle on front cover. The book comes in a special wraparound cloth covering consisting of three parts: a 8 1/2 x 11 1/4" piece of pasteboard with black cloth front with section of text in Polish printed in white lettering in a rectangle on front & a puckered type of white paper backing on reverse & two sets of black velvet ties to tie this around the next part, a 28 x 27" piece of white-backed, black, silk surfaced cloth with the name Polatuo in contrasting black on left side & a 12 x 12" white linen (or linen type) cloth square "napkin"/ handkerchief with the name Polatuo printed in black in one corner. In this copy the "napkin" was laid inside the front cover of the book, but the order of assemblage of these pieces may differ. Text is Polish with facing English translation & running lines of French, Italian, Russian quotes from Dante, Mayakovsky & Apollinaire (mentioned in the text); & a printed, calligraphic "bio" of Polatuo by Zdzislaw Jaskula in Polish & English. A few tiny spots to margin of paper on one page of English translation (numbered 151), else a fine copy. Rare item! To quote an earlier source: "Cardinal Polatuo was one of the most important books written by the Polish avant-garde filmaker/writer/publisher Stefan Themerson who died in 1988." And: [.] "Wrestling as much with Politics as with Poetry, he [Polatuo] patiently cuts a path through the undergrowth of Theology and Philosophy right into the court-room of Science, where he is face to face with a white square painted on a white canvas. 'It can be read either as lectio divina or just for fun'.- Aylesford Review." "[.] 'There are three poets to which my diatribe does not apply. The first is Dante. Because the essential substance of his poetry is prose, and the poetic form - its mortal body. The second, for a similar reason, is a communist martyr, Majakovsky. Because with him too prose is the imperishable soul of his poems. It is IT that determines the mortal layout of their shape. And the third, am I. Because my little poem is pure form. There is nothing in it. Not a thought. It is like an empty slipper, left by his Holiness on the footstool.' I moistened my lips with the remaining drop of Sauternes, and recited my little poem which you know: 'Mascaroninopoleva / Cascaroninopoleva / Lascaroninopoleva.' At this moment they brought un brochet de riviere pique, farci et baigne d'une creme d'ecrevisses, secundum artem, and laid it on the table between us. 'Beautiful,' said the Archbishop, though I was not quite certain whether what he said referred to the poem or the fish." For more on the English translation of the novel "Cardinal Polatuo", see the "Complete Catalogue of Books From Gaberbocchus Press (1948-1988) [1993]", which lists the 1961 GP edition & a paperback edition in 1980 from Gaberbocchus/De Harmonie. A wonderful artist's book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Góngora. Con ochenta y una páginas ilustradas facsímiles del pintor. Prólogo de Juan F. Aramo

      R. Díaz-Casariego, Madrid 1986 - Gran fol., 81 págs. sin numerar, con 20 sonetos y 41 láminas con aguatintas de Picasso. Ejemplar núm. 274 de una tirada de 575. Papel hilo. Tela editorial, plano muy decorado con letras y perfiles femeninos dorados. Gran ejemplar. Extraordinario facsímil de la obra publicada en París, en 1948, "Les grand peintres modernes et le livre", coedición en español con Georges Breziller. Contiene un frontis, 20 sonetos del gran escritor español, y 40 espléndidas láminas, dos para cada soneto: una con un sugestivo rostro femenino, y la segunda con el texto poético copiado a mano, enriquecido en los amplios márgenes con maravillosas puntas secas con vistosos rostros, cuerpos, cabezas, figuras, flores, soles y sombras, etc. Soberbio ejemplar. Poesía española. Literatura española. Pintura española. Facsímiles. Spanish poetry. Spanish literature. Spanish painting. Facsimile.

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