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      Highlands, NC: The Jargon Society, 1986. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Large 8vo. Spiral bound. Fine condition. INSCRIBED by Mickler in year of publication ("To Dean / Ernest Matthew Mickler / 3.7.86." Additionally SIGNED publisher Jonathan Williams. Laid in is a two-page obituary for Mickler by Williams signed by him ("JW for SDW"). Top-stapled and folded once, else fine. One of the more unusual titles in Jargon's run and it's only best-seller. Issued as Jargon 101. [Jaffe B52]. With an introduction by the publisher and inscribed to his life-long friend, Stanley Dean Willis. Willis attended St. Albans High School with Williams and was his best friend there. The obituary here included was eventually published in Williams' book BLACKBIRD DUST. A cookbook often seen as satirical, it is in fact a geniunely appreciative work of culinary americana. A warm and intimate association for one of Jargon's best-known titles.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Apology For Bad Dreams

      San Francisco: James Linden, 1986. Hardcover. Orig. preliminaries and plates loose issued. Fine in fine blue clamshell box with front cover paper label./No Dust Jacket. 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.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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      Yokohama, Japan: Sokyu-Sha Kanagawa-Ken, 1986. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/As New Dust Jacket.. Yokohama, Japan: Sokyu-Sha Kanagawa-Ken, 1986. Hardcover. As New/As New. First Edition/First Printing. 132 pages. Artist Book. One of the greatest art photography books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the 1998 American Edition (entitled "Solitude of Ravens") and the 2008 Japanese Reissued Edition. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. There is no ISBN. The First Edition is now very rare. An austerely elegant production by Michitaka Ota and Kazuyuki Goto: Oversize-volume format. Black raw silk cloth boards with recessed impression of the very first raven image on both the cover and back with titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs by Masahisa Fukase. Afterword by Akira Hasegawa in the Japanese original and felicitous English translation. Brown hard board slipcase with black titles printed on white stock paper. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper by Toppan Printing Company Tokyo to absolutely the highest standards. In publisher&#39;s original plastic wrappers. In translucent glassine DJ, as issued. The latter is found either in damaged condition or missing altogether in most extant copies of the book. Presents, in a perfect Artist Book rendition, Masahisa Fukase&#39;s "Karasu". Some of the most lyrically beautiful images that exist in photography (or any other medium), they were taken as a form of self-therapy by Fukase, a devastated man turning to art&#39;s healing power. In the wake of his marriage&#39;s collapse, the suicidal Fukase chanced upon a picture of a flock of ravens. It captured in one vivid image his depressive state and crystallized his otherwise unbearable feelings about loneliness, suicide, and death. Fukase began to photograph ravens in snow and at night in Hokkaido. The sequence renders their black silhouettes like brushstrokes in classic Japanese "sumi-e" calligraphy. The project was to occupy Fukase for a full decade (1975-1985). His achievement has never been surpassed, not even by the artist/photographer himself (who was by then paralyzed but lived for another twenty-seven years, dying on June 9, 2012) : "Karasu" exemplifies Japanese aesthetics and her artistic tradition, the greatest in Asia, in all its delicacy, nuance, and power. An absolute "must-have" title for Masahisa Fukase collectors. <b><i> This title is a modern art photography classic. This is one of very few copies of First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original plastic wrappers, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. When they do turn up, copies usually have flaws, particularly the delicate glassine DJ, which is either creased, worn, and torn or missing altogether. This is it: The ultimate auction house, museum, and private collector&#39;s copy. A very rare copy thus. </b></i> 62 plates. Selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook", "Karasu" was also chosen as the greatest photography book of the last 25 years by The British Journal of Photography panel of photographers, artists, and writer/critics in 2010. One of the greatest artist/photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. .

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      Leicester: Rampant Lions Press, 1986. - 11 x 14. 29 pages. With 4 hand-printed color illustration from copperplates worked by etching and aquatint; each folds out to the equivalent of three pages with image sizes of about 9 x 28. Tissue guards present. Morocco spine and blue silk boards gilt with a design of waves and mountains. Fine, with the mylar jacket & decorated board slipcase. One of 95 numbered copies signed by the author/artist. Printed at the Rampant Lions Press on handmade paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        A Leaf History of British Printing From 1610 to 1774

      Oxford: Plough Press, 1986. Folio. (6)pp., followed by ten annotated folders containing type and paper specimens. One of 110 copies. Intended to demonstrate some of the most important characteristics of nearly two hundred years of printing in England and Scotland. Leaves include The Optick Glasse of Humors by T. Walkington (1664), G. P. Bolzani&#39;s Hieroglyphica, with a woodcut illustration (early 17th Century), an engraved plate from a Bible (c. 18th Century), and Quintilian&#39;s De Insitutione Oratoria (1663) with two type slugs. In addition to highlighting the improvements in English commercial printing&#39;s inkwork and presswork, the text also addresses the shift from the woodcut to the more advanced copper engraving technique and the art of papermaking. Unbound, as issued, and housed in a tan linen clamshell box with gilt-stamped green leather spine label. Very fine. Publication announcement laid in.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Tragedie of King Lear

      Bangor: Theodore Press, 1986. Quarto. (138)pp. One of 160 copies signed by the illustrator, Claire Van Vliet. This edition uses the text of the 1623 First Folio, which is accompanied by Van Vliet&#39;s expressive black and white woodcut illustrations, some of them full page. A very fine copy in stab-bound quarter leather and birch-covered boards, which have been decorated by the illustrator. Housed in a black cloth chemise and gray cloth slipcase with a paper label on the spine. Prospectus laid in.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Beyond Caring

      London: Grey Editions, 1986. Fine but for Prev. owner name in felt pen ( on ffep. ), minor bumping and slightest traces of edgewear to cover.. First Printing of the First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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      Yobisha, Tokyo 1986 - np, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Text in English and Japanese. Designed by Shinro Ohtake. The noted Japanese book artist's first publication, this is a really sweet little document of his travels during the year 1980. It is filled with clippings, saved detritus, and drawings - all collaged together. A pristine copy (acquired directly from Shinro Ohtake) with the caption booklet and printed enclosures laid in, housed in the publisher's printed decorative cardboard box, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        London / Honcon 1980

      Tokyo: Yobisha, 1986. Fine in printed wrappers with French flaps, laid into an illustrated publisher&#39;s slipcase, lightly edge and shelf worn, else near fine.. First Edition. Octavo. Pamphlet in Japanese laid in. The second book by Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, consisting of pencil drawings, paintings, collages, photographs, reproductions of newspaper ads and other cultural detritus culled from Ohtake&#39;s 1980 trip to London and Hong Kong. Little-known in the West, Ohtake is at the vanguard of contemporary Japanese art.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        San Quentin Point

      Millerton, NY: Aperture , Inc., 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Done in an edition of 1200 copies with an essay by Mark Haworth-Booth. Another monograph that continues Baltz&#39;s photography of the landscapes of the American West. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket and very near fine printed acetate dust jacket. Surprisingly uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Underground Design. Folio X (Includes Signed Lithograph)

      London: Architectural Association, 1986. FINE. 12" x 12" Folio contains 32-page catalog,18 thermographed plates and a color lithograph SIGNED BY PAOLOZZI, all encased in clamshell box. The 32-page catalog, staple bound in white wrapper, contains an Introductory Essay by Peter Cook, Conversations between Eduardo Paolozzi and Alvin Boyarsky, a Script by Paolozzi, Biography, Selected Bibliography and Acknowledgements. It contains several black and white reproductions of Paolozzi designs. The 18 plates also measure 12 x 12." They were specially prepared by Paolozzi for this publication and reproduced with an experimental thermographic process. 9 plates are printed on heavy black stock; 9 heavy stock of dove gray hue. The designs are reproduced in black (with a few white highlights) or light beige-greens. One plate is printed in white on the gray stock. The plates and the color lithograph are based on the extraordinary mural designs created by the great Scottish sculptor and artist for London&#39;s Tottenham Court Road Underground station. The lithograph also measures 12 x 12," and is signed in pencil by Paolozzi. The plate is very slightly edge rubbed but is clean, bright ad otherwise fine. The display clamshell box, is covered in black paper, titled in white on front and spine. Box and contents are fresh and fine. In 2011 there was concern that Paolozzi&#39;s extraordinary mosaic patterned walls at the Tottenham Court Road Station were at risk - that several might be removed to make way for the station&#39;s restructuring. The London Underground stated that they would take care to protect the mosaics -"&#133;some sections of existing mosaic tiles will have to be carefully removed and reinstated once the tunnelling work is finished. Where small sections do have to be permanently removed from their current location, they will be preserved with the aim of being used elsewhere on the station in the future.". Signed By Artist. First Edition. Portfolio. Fine. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        The Second Bakery Attack

      JA: Bungei Shunju. Tokyo, Bungei Shunju, 1986. Hardback first edition and first impression. Published in Japanese. The book and jacket are near fine with some wear to the jacket edges and the accompanying obi band. A very scarce Murakami collection, unpublished in the UK under this title (though the titular Second Bakery Attack is published in the Elephant Vanishes). . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1986.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Maximilien Luce : catalogue raisonne de l&#39;&#156;uvre peint / Jean Bouin-Luce, Denise Bazetoux ; preface de Carol Heitz ; collaboratrice pour la documentation, Christine Veyssyere ; traduction anglaise par Denis Mahaffey [ complete in 3 volumes ]

      Paris : Editions JBL, 1986. 1st Edition. 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&#39;&#156;uvre 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      West Bloomfield, MI: Phantasia Press, 1986 Number 218 of 375 copies signed by Gibson on the special limitation page. Nebula Award winner, 1984. Hugo Award winner, 1985. Philip K. Dick Award winner, 1985. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket within the publisher&#39;s slipcase. The cloth of the slipcase has very faint tan spotting.. Signed. First US hardcover edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Lifetimes Under Apartheid

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First British edition of the photographer&#39;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&#39;s acclaimed style to depict the egregiousness of the National Party&#39;s system of segregation.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      New York: Vincent Fitzgerald & Company, 1986.. Oblong folio (29.2 x 39cm). Blue-green silk over boards, lettered in orange, by Gérard Charriere. Illustrated with sixteen images incorporating color linocuts. Bookplate on front pastedown, small sticker shadow in corner of upper board, pale 4.5 x 7cm waterspot on upper board, otherwise about fine. First edition of the second of the artist&#39;s autobiographical visual narratives, with the text reproduced by silkscreen from his manuscript, complemented by an array of linocuts printed on a variety of papers and incorporating occasional onlays, pullouts, foldouts, applied surfaces, highlighting, collage effects, handcoloring, etc. Several of the images are double-page spreads or larger (folded). One of a total edition of forty numbered copies, printed on Arches, and signed by the artist. The focus in the present work is the artist&#39;s family and youth in Utah, his upbringing as a Mormon, and the collection of mentors, events and dreams that shaped his development.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        United States Patents Quarterly 1st series Vols. 80 to 231 (1949-1986)

      1986. United States Patents Quarterly [1st series]. Washington: Bureau of National Affairs. Vols. 80 to 231 (1949-1986) In 152 books. Ex-private law library without stamps or labels. Very good condition. See digital image. Publisher&#39;s Price USD 4,481. * The first series concludes with volume 231. 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&#39;s decisions, but are often referred to by the examiners. The publisher is permanently out-of-print of 17 volumes of this title.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        The Reverse of the Medal

      United Kingdom: William Collins & Son, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover w/ jacket. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by the Author. Clean text. Unread. Light toning to the edges of the text block. Green boards & spine, gold spine lettering. Dust cover not price clipped. Mildest of shelf wear. New mylar cover. Superb copy of an early O&#39;Brian title in its true 1st issue state.

      [Bookseller: Southern Books]
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        O Rio de Janeiro

      New York: Alfred Knopf, 1986. First Edition. Softcover.. VG+. Folio, 204pp. Numerous duotone and Black & White plates. None of the usual rubbing to spine, no creased or torn pages. In super condition with a little sun aging to rear cover. More images available on request. Weber&#39;s fragile masterpiece almost never seen in such good condition. A carefully planned act of seduction&#39; (Vince Aletti, The Book of 101 Books). The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century pp.254-5; 802 photo books from the Auer collection p.668. Absolutely stunning.

      [Bookseller: november-books]
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        Das Orgien Mysterien Theater. Die Partituren Aller Aufgeführten Aktionen 1960&#150;1979. 33. &#150; 65. Aktion.

      Vienna, Edition Freibord; Naples, Studio Morra, [1986] - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to upper board in white. Corners very slightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 25 numbered copies signed by Nitsch on the half-title, with an original drawing in red pencil by the artist loosely inserted. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case (Original Manuscript with author&#39;s corrections)

      New York: St. Martin&#39;s Press, 1986. Final corrected manuscript for George Baxt&#39;s novel, "The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case," featuring his series character Jacob Singer, set in England between 1925-1936. Ribbon copy typescript, with holograph pencil corrections by the author throughout. First published in 1986 by St. Martin&#39;s Press.& & 251 pages, Near Fine. In a custom clamshell box, with red leather title labels, titles and rule in gilt.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Winged Life. The Poetic Voice of Henry David Thoreau. Edited and with Commentaries by Robert Bly. Wood Engravings by Michael McCurdy

      [Covelo, CA]: Yolla Bolly Press. [1986]. One of 85 copies, all on Arches 88 paper, each hand numbered and signed by Robert Bly and Michael McCurdy. Page size: 10 x 14 inches; 134pp. + engraved half-title and title page, TOC and Preface, and Colophon. Set in Monotype Van Dijck and Caslon 471 at Mackenzie Harris Corp and at The Yolla Bolly Press and printed by Aaron Johnson at The Yolla Bolly Press, the book was designed by James and Carolyn Robertson. Bound: handsewn oatmeal-colored cloth over boards with wood engraving by Michael McCurdy on front panel and title printed in black on spin, housed in publisher&#39;s slipcase. Robert Bly&#39;s introductions to each of the five parts is marked by the tipping in of a sheet of Japanese paper. Laid in is the original subscriber&#39;s invoice as well as a letter from the publishers concerning the book. With seven woodengravings by Michael McCurdy, this is a fine copy in a slightly used publisher&#39;s slip case. McCurdy&#39;s wood engravings are strong and bold and suit the selected texts by Thoreau. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Arts from the Scholar's Studio. Catalogue of an Exhibition Presented by The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong and the Fung Ping Shan Museum. Rare FIRST Edition, 1986

      Hong Kong, 1986 - FIRST edition, FIRST printing. Folio,37*26cm, Wt:2.2kg, 300pp. 207 color and 186 b/w illustrations. Numerous drawings, text in English with Chinese captions. Studies and illustrates works of art produced and treasured by the Chinese literati. Exhibited items include seals, inkstones, writing accessories, jade, ivory, wood, stone and rhinocero horn carvings. A fine hardcover with original dustjacket now protected in mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        The Secret of Annex 3 [Inspector Morse Series Number Seven]

      London: MacMillan, 1986. First Edition, [First Printing]. Hardcover. Fine/Fine A very tidy, tightly bound book with clean boards and pages which is SIGNED by Colin Dexter on the title page, in a clean bright dust jacket. All notable faults: Book has paper lightly tanned. Pictorial dust jacket has negligible wear at the corners and edges. 13734. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing] [3 specific points have been used to verify the edition of this book. [Cooper and Pike p 112 to 113]].

      [Bookseller: Kirkland Books Ltd]
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        El amor en los tiempos del Cólera

      Habana, Cuba: Case De Las Americas, 1986 First Cuban edition. Original publisher&#39;s yellow pictorial wraps. Signed in dated by Marquez in 1993. A good copy with usual wear and rubbing, a few minor stains, and two small sections of sticker residue to front cover.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        The Raven and the Fox and Other Fables

      The Camberwell Press, 1986 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce limited edition, number 8 of 25of The Raven and the Fox and Other Fables by Jean De La Fontaine. Beautifully illustrated by Geoffrey Trenaman with five colour lithographs. With dual French and English text. With numbered blindstamp to last page &#39;Edition Printed by the Artist. &#39;Condition: In a quarter morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, in a lovely condition with only minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Sir William Russell Flint 1880 - 1969. A Comparative Review of the Artist&#39;s Signed Limited Edition Prints. [Together with] Sir William Russell Flint 1880 - 1969. A catalogue Raisonné of the Unsigned Limited Edition Works of Sir William Russell Flint together with a Review of Fine Books and Other Collectable Ephemera

      London & Bristol: Sir William Russell Flint Galleries Ltd. & Michael Stewart Associates,, 1986 & 1994. With contributions by Cecilia Green and Moira Shearer. 2 vols. Quarto. Original blue half morocco with blue boards and original full blue morocco, titles to front covers and spines gilt. With the publisher&#39;s slipcases. Fine in fine slipcases. First edition, collector&#39;s edition and first edition, dealer&#39;s edition. Both limited to a total of 1500 copies. Cecilia Green&#39;s copies, with her name written on the Russell Flint bookplate pasted to the front free endpaper of the first volume and the inscription "This book belongs to Cecilia Green" on the limitation page of the second volume. Cecilia has tabbed a number of pages where she sat as the model. Cecilia Green, was the favourite model of Sir William Russell Flint, appearing in many of his paintings in roles which varied from Spanish gypsy to cloistered nun. Her nude poses - more aesthetic than erotic - were, and remain, famous. Their association lasted for some 15 years, but she was much more than his model and his inspiration. Flint&#39;s wife was confined to a nursing home with arthritis, and Cecilia took over many additional duties, such as dealing with agents and acting as hostess.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1986. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 160 pages. 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. 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 &#39;about&#39; the beautiful, as it is very much concerned with the testing of beauty, through artifice, through distortion, and through transfiguration" (Susan Sontag). A "must-have" title for art and photography collectors. <b><i> This presentation 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 now highly collectible. 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 very rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 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.

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        ROSARIUM Chester Beatty Library,Dublin,MS Western 99

      Akademische Druck - u., 1986. Hardcover. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies of which this volume is numbered 310. Fine condition two volumes in presentation case. First volume is commentary volume and is red cloth hardcover. Second volume is miniature black eather with gilt decoration.

      [Bookseller: Karl Books]
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        The Seventy-Four Gun Ship. 4 volumes. Fine set in fine dust jackets

      Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986-1988. First editions. Hardcovers. Fine copies in fine dust jackets (in mylar). . Large 4tos. Illustrated. Folding plates. Definitive work on the subject. Excellent reference material.

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        Leaving Cheyenne

      Texas: College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986 First Printing in this format as Number Three in the "Southwest Landmark" series, under the editorship of Lee Milazzo. Fine in a Fine DJ. First thus. Signed and inscribed by the author to the editor on the front flyleaf. . Signed by Author. First Thus.

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        New Naturalist No. 73 THE NEW FOREST (SIGNED)

      London: Collins, 1986. pp. 300; "With 20 colour photos and over 100 photographs and diagrams in black and white". Dust jacket near fine, slight fading to the spine as is usual, not price clipped, edges crisp, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram boards fine and bright. Contents clean and tight, signed by the author to the title page, no inscriptions. A near fine to fine copy. (Bibliographical note: this is the genuine Collins first edition with "Collins" printed to the base of the dust jacket spine - there was also a bookclub edition which is identical but without "Collins" to the base of the spine.). Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Je Suis Le Cahier The Sketchbooks of Picasso

      Boston: Atlantic Monthly, 1986. First edition. leather_bound. 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./No Dust Jacket. 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.

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      San Francisco & Berkeley: Pacific Editions and the Arif Press, [1986].. Quarto. Half morocco and decorated boards by Klaus-Ulrich S. Rötzcher. Illustrated with four original etchings, printed in colors. Bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise fine in folding cloth clamshell box. First edition in this format. Introduction by Dr. Carl Djerassi. One of 165 numbered copies designed, handset in Bembo and Centaur types on handmade paper by Wesley Tanner. The paper was commissioned for the edition from Twinrocker Papermill. The etchings incorporate a variety of graphic techniques, including aquatint, spitbite, drypoint, and hard and soft ground methods. They were printed by Robert Townsend Inc., and each etching is signed in the margin by the artist. Accompanied by a separate impression of a fifth etching, also signed by the artist and enclosed in a matching folder, as well as by a catalogue for an exhibition devoted to the production of this book mounted under the auspices of the New York Academy of Sciences. The four essays here printed were selected from Thomas books, including THE LIVES OF A CELL and THE MEDUSA AND THE SNAIL. The first publication under the Pacific Editions imprint, and a splendid collaborative exploration of humanistic themes by two physicians.

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        TO SPACE & BACK : us astronaut sally ride shares the adventure of outer space

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, 1986 - 1ST EDITION/1ST PRINTING STATED hardcover book FINE/dustjacket FINE in brodart cover, SIGNED in PERSON on the FULL title page by author/astronaut SALLY K RIDE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hamburg 1929 - 1995). Annettchen Fünf. Farbradierung von 1986. Signiert und numeriert. 60,5 x 49,5 cm.,

      1986 - Farbradierungen 3.- Eines von 80 Exemplaren.- Satter Druck in Rotbraun und Schwarz.- Unten links in der Platte bezeichnet 'Ich heisse Annettchen fünf', rechts neben der Fünf 'was wohl wäre liebenswert - wenn es nicht flüchtig wäre.- Darstellung einer überdimensional großen 5. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Dark Side of the Moon (Signed)

      San Francisco, CA and Columbia, PA: Underwood / Miller, 1986. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.. Ned Dameron. A clean crisp copy of this title numbered 39/200 and SIGNED by Vance on the special limitation page. There were 792 trade copies issued, as well as 200 signed/numbered copies, and 11 signed/lettered copies, as well as 10 presentation copies. Most went to libraries and this is a surprisingly scarce title in nice condition. See Hewett/Mallett A78.

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        The Flood

      Edinburgh, Polygon, 1986., 1986. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Pp188. Soft cover issue, published simultaneously with the hardback. Minor wear, read once. Signed by the Author, with his hangman&#39;s gallows motif below. This copy belonged to &#39;Apple&#39; Jon Curt, flat-mate and fellow student of English at Edinburgh University, who graduated with first class honours but then abandoned his doctoral thesis after a year. By way of compensation Rankin made him &#39;Dr. Curt&#39;, forensic pathologist of the Rebus novels. Truly scarce- whilst technically more common than the hardback (around 750 copies compared with 300), our experience shows this as the more elusive of the two (no others available at time of writing). This may be down to the fact that paperbacks are read and lost/discarded more often than hardbacks.

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        Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph 1937-1941

      Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Edited and Photographed by Yukio Futagawa. Nice Copy. Holland Brady Jr. is a highly reputed architect from Tryon, a small upscale community in the mountains of North Carolina. Brady accumulated a quality library of over 2,400 architecture books. This book is from that collection which we purchased. Please remember that if you purchase multiple architecture books, we combine shipping. In original printed carton package.

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        MANUSCRIPTS OF THE INSTITUT DE FRANCE (Fine 12 Volume Facsimile Edition W/leather Bound Case)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>Leonardo da Vinci. I manoscritti dell&#39;Institut de France. Edizione in facsimile sotto gli auspici della Commissione Nazionale Vinciana e dell&#39;Insitut de France. Trascrizione diplomatica e critica di Augusto Marinoni. [Paris, Insitut de France, mss "A" "M"] </p><p> Florence: Giunti Barbèra, 1986-1990. 25 x 36 cm, 12 boxes, ca.2,000 pp. </p><p> The 12 Leonardo manuscripts presented here in their original format and consisting of more than 2,000 pages, are exceptional documents for the study of the master&#39;s life and work. The volumes focuses in turn upon geometrical problems, mechanical questions, technological ideas of daring conception, often interjecting autobiographical information and digressing into literary creations and artistic observations. The Leonard text is presented in diplomatic and critical transcriptions with annotations by Augusto Marinoni. Limited edition of 998 copies consisting of 12 leather covered clamshell cases. </p> Our Promise to You: ALL OUR DUST JACKETS COME WITH CLEAR BRODART PROTECTIVE COVERS. (Please read listing to determine if this book comes with a dust jacket.) Your order will be CAREFULLY PACKAGED IN A BOX for safe transition. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction! .

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        New Naturalist No. 72 HEATHLANDS

      London: Collins. Fine/Fine. 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo 0002190206 1986 first edition; pp. 223. With 20 colour photographs and over 100 photographs & diagrams in black & white. Dust jacket with "Collins" printed at the base. Dust jacket fine with no fading to the spine, not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green Buckram boards fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or marks, appears unread. A fine copy of the first edition. (Bibliographical note: The Collins first edition has "Collins" printed at the base of the spine and the price of £20 to the inside flap, a "bookclub" edition was published concurrently, which is identical to the Collins first edition but without "Collins" at the base of the DJ spine and without the price.) An exceptionally bright fine first edition copy. .

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      1986. CONOVER,CHRIS. ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [CHASED INTO THE LAKE p.[19-20]]. 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 in the water after being chased by Tom Cat. Froggie has saved the day by capturing the cat in a net. Its a fabulous image that you'd never get tired of looking at. [a] 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.

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      1986. CONOVER,CHRIS. ORIGINAL ART: FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING [MISS MOUSIE DRESSES FOR WEDDING p. [9]]. Offered here is the full page watercolor used opposite the third page of verse 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 7" wide x 9 1/4", signed. Miss Mousie is looking at her refelction in the mirror. She's wearing an elaborate wedding dress being altered by rabbits. Froggie sits behind a screen having some ice-cream. Absolutely beautiful. 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.

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