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        Robert Frank: New York to Nova Scotia

      Houston: Museum of Fine Arts. 1986. First. First edition. Tall quarto. Small bump at the crown, still easily fine in glossy, stiff wrappers as issued. Inscribed by Robert Frank: "To --- Thank you, Robert Frank. Feb. 28, 1986." Additionally Inscribed by the editor: "... for all your support and your friendship. Anne." Very scarce signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

      New English Library 1986 - Signed first UK edition of Heinlein’s “The Cat Who Walks Through Walls.” Published in Great Britain by New English Library in 1986. Hardback in fine slipcase. Inscribed on front free end paper “To Ralph – with love! Robert (and Ginny.)” Signed on title page. Book in fine condition. Dust jacket in fine condition with minor wear to corners and edges. Tiny rip in back top edge. DJ price reads “£9.95.” We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kiallitas

      (Budapest). 1986. First. Portfolio. 58 black & white offset lithographic plates. Approximately 8.5" x 12". Each print is Signed, titled, and dated by the noted Hungarian graphic artist, with his address on the front cover of the portfolio. An inspired collection of satirical prints on various social, political, and surreal subjects. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Stone Beloved. Six Poems from Dante Alighieri. Translated by Harry Duncan. Lithographs by Peter Nickel.

      Austin Kairos Press 1986 - Folio. (28)pp., + (7)ff. From an edition of 150, this is one of twenty-five copies signed by the artist. Illustrated with seven original monochrome lithographs, one of which is double-page. The prints form a sequence reflecting the progression of the poems, from the sensual woman portrayed in the opening spread to the cold stone statue of the final image. This is the first book of this Press, the private imprint of W. Thomas Taylor. Bound in vellum-backed gray boards by Craig Jensen. A very fine copy in slipcase with very minimal wear to extremities. Prospectus laid in. At the publication price. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Frau mit gebeugtem Bein Original-Lithographie. Ausstellungs-Plakat.

      1986 - 1986. 1 Blatt, unten links signiert "Kokoschka 53". Gerahmt unter Glas 71x51 cm. Plakat zur Ausstellung in der Galerie Schloss Greifenstein 6.-28. Sept. 1986 in Staad b. Rohrschach. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Letters from a Portuguese Nun.

      Translated from the French by Olive Kennedy, illustrated by Richard Kennedy. The Whittington Press, Andoversford, (1986) - . One of 25 copies bound in vellum with Whittington marbled endpapers, (of a total of 235 copies). SIGNED by both with a separate portfolio of loose prints, each signed by Richard Kennedy. Small folio, 36pp., with volume & portfolio housed in a cloth covered slipcase. As new. A handsome edition by the press that produces Matrix. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Forrest Gump

      Doubleday, New York 1986 - First USA Edition. Fine book in a Fine Dustjacket. Signed by the author on the half title page. Additionally, the author has added the first line of the book "Let me say this: being a idiot is no box of chocolates" and also added" Forrest Gump Signed by his friend Winston Groom Oct 1994". A lovely copy with a unique inscription. The book was made into a movie in 1994 and won 6 Academy Awards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Raven [artist's watercolor drawings and design maquettes]

      [Easthampton, Mass.: Cheloniidae Press, n.d., 1986]. (CHELONIIDAE PRESS) Oblong 4to. 10 ink and watercolor drawings, signed by Alan James Robinson; 16 pencil and ink drawings, signed by the artist. First and second publisher's mock-ups with pencil and ink drawings. Drawings housed in two individual chemises. First mock-up loose in sheets. Second mock-up bound in black felt with red fibers. All contained in custom cloth clamshell box. Fine . The artist's own copies of the mock-ups for the 1986 edition of The Raven, with numerous variations of Robinson's fine illustrations for Poe's classic poem. This was the second edition of the poem from the press, with an entirely new series of illustrations

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        A Fowl Alphabet. Twenty-six wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. Lettering by Suzanne Moore.

      Easthampton , 1986. - Two volumes. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. (44) pages French-fold.Bound in full vellum by Gray Parrot. A separate vellum & cloth portfolio contains an original signed watercolor, a suite of the woodengravings (each signed), and a suite of the letters printed in blind. All in vellum & cloth traytcase. Fine with prospectus. One of 26 lettered and 5 Artist's Proof "Full Vellum" signed copies. All text--the initial letter and the Latin & common names-- is hand calligraphed by Suzanne Moore in a variety of colors. Introdutory text comes from Rev. J. G. Wood's Animate Creation. (Total edition was 231 copies.) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Maximilien Luce : catalogue raisonne de l'œuvre 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 - 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'œuvre peint. 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. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        VERUSCHKA: TRANS-FIGURATIONS ("VERUSCHKA: TRANSFIGURATIONS") - Rare Fine Copy of The First American Edition/First Printing Signed By The Artist As Veruschka - ONLY SIGNED COPY ONLINE

      Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1986 - 1st Printing. Signed. 160 pages. Published in 1986. Artist Book. One of the greatest art photography books of the 20th century. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. A brilliant production by Vera Lehndorff and Holger Trulzsch: Oversize-volume format. Cloth boards with black titles embossed on spine, as issued. Art by Veruschka/Vera Lehndorff. Photographs by Holger Trulzsch. Essay by Susan Sontag. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Japan to the very highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents the single most brilliant realization of the body as artistic medium. One of the most valuable contributions of Modernist art/philosophy is its emphasis on the body (it is important to be reminded that for two thousand years, philosophy regarded the body as marginal and contingent rather than central and essential to who we are). Veruschka was the very first supermodel. As the one personality who is inseparable from our appreciation of her body, Veruschka (whose real name is Vera Lehndorff) examines her body in relation to beauty, through transfigurations, the single most interesting idea of Modernist art. She wants us to see that there is a major difference between "transform" and "transfigure": The latter goes much deeper, is more radical, and is ultimately about transcendence. Ravishingly beautiful when she produced this great book, Veruschka uses her body to create sublime, one-of-a-kind works of art. In each of them, she is completely changed, often beyond recognition. She becomes the cinematic beauties Marilyn Monroe and Rita Hayworth. In other Ovidian images, she denies her humanity altogether and becomes an animal, a statue, a stone. The most haunting transfigurations of all are the Series called "Oxydation", in which her body appears to disintegrate before our eyes. "Not merely beautiful but 'about' the beautiful, as it is very much concerned with the testing of beauty, through artifice, through distortion, and through transfiguration" (Susan Sontag). An absolute "must-have" title for Veruschka, art, and photography collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed and inscribed in black pen on the front free endpaper by the author: "To Michael, Veruschka". Veruschka signed most copies with her real name. This is the very first (and much-sought-after) copy we have finally found where she signed with her iconic name, and her signature is magnificent. This title is a great photography book. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare, one-of-a-kind signed copy thus. 163 plates. One of the most brilliant artists of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER COPY OF THIS TITLE IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0821216376. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        O Rio de Janeiro (Signed First Edition to Ralph Gibson)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. This is a signed and inscribed association copy of the first edition, first printing of the critically acclaimed photobook \"O Rio de Janeiro\" published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, in 1986. Containing 144 spectacular color and duotone full-page gravures (four folding), the book is an intimate photo-essay that features images of sculpted fashionable young people and the sensual Rio de Janeiro scene. Bruce Weber has produced a formidable list of wonderful photobooks throughout the years but \"O Rio de Janeiro\" still remains his most popular and sought after book. Writing in \"The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century\" Vince Aletti states, \"O Rio is most successful as a carefully planned act of seduction.Weber has turned his trademark fiction of youthful exuberance and sexy camaraderie into a fast-paced montage intercut with landscapes, still lifes, news photos and family snapshots.\" Measuring approximately 11 x 14 inches, the book is bound in photographically illustrated flexible boards. The book and the covers are in FINE condition. The book is warmly inscribed, signed, and dated by Bruce Weber to Ralph Gibson and his wife on the title page. Ralph Gibson was the pioneering founder of Lustrum Press, whose collaborative approach revolutionized the photobook by offering photographers such as Larry Clark and Robert Frank \"a market for the kind of highly personal photography books that regular publishers usually fear to touch\" (New York Times). Cited in The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century by Andrew Roth.

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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. First edition. Edited by Barry Miles. Quarto. Tiny scuff on last leaf, else fine in about fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny spots on the front panel. Nicely Inscribed by Ginsberg over two pages to fellow Beat poet Ray Bremser with a drawings of a flower and a snake: "For Ray Bremser - See you in Brooklyn Monday March 16, 1987 to teach my class and read your poetry. Allen Ginsberg. New York City 777-6786. February 3, 1987." As a teenager Bremser was imprisoned in reform school for armed robbery, where he began writing jazz-inspired Beat poetry, sending it to Ginsberg, Corso, and Le Roi Jones, who published them in "Yugen", and celebrated his release with a party in 1958. Despite their championship, he lived a rough life filled with excess, but never abandoned his poetry. In the process he shared an apartment with Elvin Jones, got high with John Coltrane, and inspired Bob Dylan (as per the liner notes of "Another Side of Bob Dylan"). After his death, his ashes were spread by other poets on Ginsberg's farm in Cherry Valley, New York. .

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        From the Snows to the Seas. With Prints by J.G. Lubbock.

      London: Bertram Rota. Printed by Will Carter at Rampant Lions Press 1986 - No. 49 of only 95 copies on R.W.S. hand-made paper. Bound by George Percival in gilt-stamped blue silk after a design by the artist, blue morocco spine. 26 pp. Illustrated with four triple fold-out copperplates worked by etching and aquatint. Page size: 14 in. x 10-1/2 in. Mylar jacket, publisher's slipcase. This copy is not only signed by the artist/author on the limitation page, but is signed and inscribed by author on the half-title: ". Best wishes Joe Lubbock." Laid-in in this copy are: (1) the publisher's prospectus for this book, with 5 in. x 8 in. order form; and (2) a four-page exhibition brochure describing this and other books by Lubbock. The brochure is wrapped in blue-grey paper and contains 4 reproductions from his books. Weight is 4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        From the Snows to the Seas

      Bertram Rota, London 1986 - Copy number 44 of 95, SIGNED. 4 triple fold out color prints printed by hand from copper plates in intaglio with aquatint. Designed and printed at Rampant Lion Press, hand bound by George Percival in quarter blue morocco binding with original polyester clear protective jacket and marbled slipcase. Gilt top edge, decorative motif on covers and lettering on spine. Deckled fore and bottom edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coconut Rose Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Seventy-Four Gun Ship: A Practical treatise on the art of naval architecture. (4 Volumes) Vol 1: Hull Construction; Vol II: Fitting out the Hull; Vol III. Masts, Sails, Rigging; Vol IV: Manning, Shiphandling.

      Jean Boudriot 1986 - English Edition, Revised and Corrected. Four volumes, 4to., bound in blue cloth, with dust jackets, all illus throughout with b/w line drawings and diagrams, some foldout, Vol IV has colour plates of uniforms. All VG/VG. (SHELF 6) PLEASE NOTE: HEAVY Set [9kG+] = SPECIAL UK RATE of £5.00 FOR THIS SET SENT VIA UPS, TRACKED. [We WILL REQUIRE EXTRA CHARGES FOR POSTAGE OUTSIDE THE UK].** To see a scan of this set please visit our Home page ** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chaucer Bookshop ABA ILAB]
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        OUT OF THE SIXTIES. [SIGNED]

      Twelvetrees Press, 1986. - FIRST EDITION in dust jacket; SIGNED by Hopper in an interior page that might be considered an Introduction. (One of 4,000 copies.) Both the book and dust jacket are in fine condition. No remainder mark; price intact on the front dust jacket flap; two pin-head sized rubbed spots at the foot of the dust jacket spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Stahr Books]
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        DENNIS HOPPER: OUT OF THE SIXTIES - PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED AND DATED BY DENNIS HOPPER

      Twelvetrees Press, Pasadena, CA 1986 - np, profusely illustrated in gravure. Designed by Jack Woody. With a filmography and exhibition history. Dennis Hopper was the young man with a camera in the right place at the right time in the new Hollywood. Issued in 1986 in gravure with the typically austere and lovely Twelvetrees Press aesthetic, "Out of the Sixties" was the first published collection of Hopper's photographs. Divided into "Artists and Collectors", "Hollywood", "Music", "Civil Rights March, Selma to Montgomery", "Mexico", and "The Scene", it is a tour de force view of the clash of the old and the new in sixties culture! A most handsome example of the first edition limited to four thousand unnumbered copies bearing the awesome, sixties-invoking SIGNED PRESENTATION "Peace Love + Bobby Sherman, Dennis Hopper 88" by the photographer in black ink below his introductory text. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        C" is for Corpse

      Henry Holt, New York 1986 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A beautiful copy. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        C is for Corpse

      Henry Holt 1986 - First Edition, First Printing, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SUE GRAFTON on the title page. A beautiful dustjacket that is vibrant in colors with no chips or tears. This original first issue dustjacket has the $14.95 present on the front flap and no fading to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the number line beginning with 1 printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        C" IS FOR CORPSE

      Henry Holt and Company, [1986]., 1986. First edition. Signed by the author. Laid-in is a promotional "C" IS FOR CORPSE bookmarker. Fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket. A Kinsey Millhone mystery.

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        "C" IS FOR CORPSE

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,. [1986]. Octavo,. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126618). First edition. The third Kinsey Millhone mystery novel.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        C" IS FOR CORPSE

      NEW YORK NY HENRY HOLT AND CO PUB 1986. - NEAR FINE IN A VERY GOOD D.J. WINNER OF THE 1987 "AGATHA AWARD"/ A KINSEY MILLHONE MYSTERY BOOK IS ABOUT FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT OTHER THAN A SMALL STAIN NEAR THE TOP EDGE OF THE REAR COVER. D.J. HAS A BIT OF WEAR AT THREE OF THE BOTTOM CORNERS WITH SMALL LOSS, A COUPLE OF TINY EDGE TEARS, A FAINT DAMP MARK ACROSS THE TOP OF THE D.J. CENTERED ON THE SPINE PANEL, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A VERY NICE CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        B IS FOR BURGLAR

      London: Macmillan, 1986. First UK edition, first prnt. Signed by Grafton on the title page. Apart from the beginning page toning, common for this title, this is a bright, tight copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        C" Is for Corpse

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1986]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Very fine in like dust jacket.

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        Season in Hell

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1986 - Quarto (11.5 in. by 7.75 in.); 87pp.; signed by Robert Mapplethorpe and Paul Schmidt; Limited Editions Club Monthly Letter laid-in; very good hardcover; fine slipcase; spotted leather book spine; pristine text, photogravures; crisp; clean; bright. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Chisholm Trail Bookstore]
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        A Season In Hell. With gravures by Robert MAPPLETHORPE.

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1986 - NY: Limited Editions Club, 1986, one of 1000 numbered copies with 8 original hand-rubbed photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. English translation by Paul Schmidt is printed en face with the French. Signed by Schmidt and Mapplethorpe. Hand-sewn and bound in crimson Nigerian Oasis goatskin stamped in black. 12 x 8 in., 88 pages, as new in slipcase. "Of the arresting photographs used to illustrate the book, several of the images rank among the Mapplethorpe's most famous" - "The American Livre de Peintre" 30. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd. (ABAA)]
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        SEASON IN HELL.|A

      The Limited Editions Club, N.P. 1986 - 4to. full leather, cloth-covered slipcase. xii, 87, (7) pages. Limited to an edition of one thousand (LEC 537). Translated by Paul Schmidt, who also wrote the introduction. Photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. Signed on the colophon by Schmidt and Mapplethorpe. The type is fourteen point Monotype Perpetua set at Out of Sorts Letterfoundery. Book designed by Benjamin Shiff. The paper used for the text of the book is a mould-made letterpress sheet; the photogravures were printed on a handmade etching paper. Both papers were made for this edition at Cartiere Enrico Magnani. Bi-lingual, French and English. With the Club Newsletter loosely inserted. Bottom of slipcase and book slightly bumped. full leather, cloth-covered slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du commerce et de l'industrie de Marseille XIX°-XX° siècle.

      Chambre De Commerce Et D 1986 - 14 volumes in-8 ( 240 X 160 mm ) brochés sous couvertures illustrées en couleurs. Trés nombreuses illustrations dans et hors-texte. Série complète en parfait état de cette monumentale publication.- Tome 1. Roland CATY & Eliane RICHARD: Armateurs marseillais au XIX° siècle. 338 pages.- Tome 2. Paul BOIS: Armements marseillais. Compagnies de navigations et navires à vapeur ( 1831-1988 ). 447 pages.- Tome 3. Georges RICARD: Marseille-sur-Fos ou la conquète de l'ouest. 300 pages.- Tome 4. Yves RATIER: La terre de Marseille. Tuiles, briques et carreaux. 270 pages.- Tome 5. Marcel RONCAYOLO: L'imaginaire de Marseille. Port, ville, pôle. 368 pages.- Tome 6. Marcel COURDURIE et Jean-Louis MIEGE: Marseille colonial face à la crise de 1929. 512 pages.- Tome 7. Paul BOIS: Le grand siècle des messageries maritimes. 413 pages.- Tome 8. Xavier DAUMALIN: Marseille et l'ouest africain. L'outre-mer des industriels ( 1841-1956 ). 473 pages.- Tome 9. René BORRUEY: Le port moderne de Marseille. Du dock au conteneur ( 1844-1974 ). 444 pages.- Tome 10. Olivier LAMBERT: Marseille entre tradition et modernité. Les espérances déçues ( 1919-1939 ). 639 pages.- Tome 11. Paul BOIS: La transat et Marseille. 470 pages.- Tome 12. Xavier DAUMALIN & Marcel COURDURIE: Vapeur et révolution industrielle à Marseille. 374 pages.- Tome 13. Marcel COURDURIE & Guy DURAND: Entrepreneurs d'empires. 538 pages.- Tome 14. Olivier LAMBERT: Marseille et Madagascar. 492 pages. provence regionalisme marseille histoire commerce marine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Portraitstudie Jakob Haringer, Feder und Tusche auf Papier, unter Passepartout, gerahmt. Bildausschnitt 28,6 x 24,6 cm. Monogramm (ligiert) 1937. Bezeichnet: "Jacob Haringer 1933 Mai".

      . 8°.. Im Werkverzeichnis von A. Rohrmoser, Der Maler Josef Schulz, Salzburg 1986, als 'Studie zum Porträt des Dichters Haringer' bezeichnet, das sich, in Öl ausgeführt, im Historischen Museum der Stadt Wien (Wien Museum) befindet, jedoch starke Abweichungen von unserem Blatt aufweist (z.B. Augen geschlossen).

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        A COLLECTION OF SIXTY-FIVE EXHIBITION BROCHURES FROM THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM DEPARTMENT OF PHOTOGRAPHY

      The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu & Los Angeles, CA. 1986-2008. - This is a collection of sixty-five of the lovely little brochures issued by the J. Paul Getty Museum to accompany the shows curated by its Department of Photographs. These are beautifully printed (typically duotone on coated, heavy stock), never available for sale, and most represent the only published documentation for its exhibition. The format of this series is for the most part one cardstock sheet printed recto and verso, neatly folded in fourths as issued to make 8pp - typically with five illustrations. The monographic publications are on Eugene Atget, Brassai, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Julia Margaret Cameron (2 different), Edgar Degas, William Eggleston, P.H. Emerson, Walker Evans, Roger Fenton (2 different), Lady Clementina Hawarden, Hill and Adamson, Graciela Iturbide, Andre Kertesz, Dorothea Lange, Gustave Le Gray, Man Ray, Lisette Model, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Eliot Porter, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Alexander Rodchenko, August Sander (3 different), Camille Silvy, Frederick Sommer (2 different), Alfred Stieglitz (2 different), Paul Strand, Edmund Teske (2 different), Doris Ulmann, Carleton Watkins, Weegee, and Edward Weston (2 different). The survey exhibitions are "After the Manner of Women: Photographs by Kasebier, Cunningham, and Ullman", "Antiquity and Photography: Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites", "Dance in Photography", "Eternal Cities: Photgraphs of Athens and Rome", "Experimental Photography: Discovery & Invention", "Experimental Photography: The First Golden Age 1851-1889", "Experimental Photography: The Machine Age", "Experimental Photography: The New Subjectivity", "Experimental Photography: The Painter-Photographer", The Eye of Sam Wagstaff", "Fame and Photography", "The Flowering of Early French Photography", "Grave Testimony: Photographs of the Civil War", "The Heart of the Storm: Northern California Pictorialism", ".Images that yet / Fresh images beget. Photographing Art", "Little Pictures", "Nadar + Warhol: Paris + New York", "Neither Speech Nor Language: Photography and the Written Word", "Palette of Light: Handcrafted Photographs, 1898-1914", "Photographers of Genius at the Getty", "Procession to the Fallen Gods: Photography in Nineteenth Century Egypt", "Public Faces / Private Spaces: Mary Ellen Mark, Bill Owens, Anthony Hernandez, and Donald Blumberg", "Rare States and Unusual Subjects: Photographs by Paul Strand, Andre Kertesz, and Man Ray", "Recent Acquisitions: Eugene Atget - Brett Weston - William Garnett - Milton Rogovin", "Surrealist Muse: Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, and Man Ray", "Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection", and "Women on the Edge: Twenty Photographers in Europe, 1919-1939". A most handsome set of these ephemeral items - all (with the exception of one of the Edmund Teske brochures) in at least Very Good minus condition, with most being Near Fine or Fine. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Robert Frank: New York to Nova Scotia

      Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1986 - First edition. Tall quarto. Small bump at the crown, still easily fine in glossy, stiff wrappers as issued. Inscribed by Robert Frank: "To --- Thank you, Robert Frank. Feb. 28, 1986." Additionally Inscribed by the editor: ". for all your support and your friendship. Anne." Very scarce signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Clandestine In Chile; The Adventures Of Miguel Littín - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Henry Holt and Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0805003323 . A First (stated) American Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author García Márquez directly on the title page. A splendid copy showing little wear except for a small area with signs of a removed sticker inside front cover. Overall Fine; Following the assassination of Chilean President Salvador Allende in 1973, well-known film director Miguel Lattín was exiled. Twelve years later he returned to Chile clandestinely, disguised as an Uraguayan businessman, to film a documentary about life under the Augusto Pinochet regime. Nobel laureate García Márquez met Littín in Madrid in 1986 and felt the account of the filming needed to be told. Eighteen hours of interviews resulted in this chilling thriller. Littín's film was shown on television and an edited version was released to movie theaters .

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        Lifetimes Under Apartheid.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1986 - First British edition of the photographer's second collaboration with novelist Nadine Gordimer. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by David Goldblatt on the title page. South African photographer David Goldblatt has been recurrently made a fellow at universities such as Harvard and has received repeated titles as Honorary Doctor in Fine Arts and Literature. Most recently, he has been awarded the 2009 HCB Award and the 2010 Lucie Award. Lifetimes Under Apartheid applies Goldblatt's acclaimed style to depict the egregiousness of the National Party's system of segregation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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