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        Ettore bugatti sorcier de la mecanique.

      Editions Jean-Pierre Gyss, 1986.. . 4°, 261 Seiten mit sehr zahlr. Abbildungen, illustr. OKunstledereinband - sehr guter Zustand - 1986. a78878 ISBN: 2902912536

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense.

      Santa Rosa., Black Sparrow Press, 1986.. Gr.-8°. 313 SS. 3 (1 w.) Bll. mit Portr., 1 von Charles Bukowski handschriftl. sign. Farbdruck. Illustr. Hlwd. mit OKunststoffumschl.. Printed August 1986 in Santa Barbara & Ann Arbor for the Black Sparrow Press by Graham Mackintosh & Edwards Brothers, Inc. Design by Barbara Martin. - Nr. 90/100 (Druckverm.: 126, gesamt: 1026) von Earle Gray handgebundenen Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit 1 von Charles Bukowski handschriftl. signiert. und datiert. Farbdruck. - Druckverm. von Charles Bukowski ebenfalls handschriftl. signiert. - Kanten minimal bestoßen. Sonst schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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        Werke in 3 Einzelbänden. Bd. I: Reise in den Orient. Bd. II: Oktobernächte / Lorelei / Illuminaten. Bd. III: Die Töchter der Flamme. München, Winkler Verlag 1986, 1988, 1989. 8°, 932, 623, 670 Seiten. Ganzledereinband mit Goldkoptschnitt u. Lesebändchen sowie transparentem Umschlag im Schuber. Zustand: Ungelesenes u. neuwertiges Exemplar (beim Bd. 3 die Innenseite des V-Folien getrennt) aus einer Privatsammlung v. ca. 150 Bänden in gleicher Qualität in meinem Ebay-Shop!!! Eine einmalige Chance für Komplementierung Ihrer Sammlung!!

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Tamagawa jido hyakka jiten. Volumes 1 - 21.

      Tokyo, Tamagawa University Press, 1986.. 8800 S. Hardcover. Former library books with stamps and signatures. GOOD condition, some traces of use on the outsides. This offer includes all 21 books! Ehemalige Bibliotheksexemplare mit Stempel und Signaturen. GUTER Zustand, ein paar äußerliche Gebrauchsspuren. Dieses Angebot beinhaltet alle 21 Bücher! ii jotei de chuko no hon. Hardcover, Japanese. 65010110003854

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        BETWEEN THE WOODS AND THE WATER On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates

      John Murray, 1986.. John Murray, 1986.. 1st edn 1st printing signed by the author with his inscription dated London 13 Oct 1986 surrounded by his felt pen seascape sketch covering the entire front free endpaper. 8vo. Original gilt decorated blue cloth (tiny mark to bottom edge of upper board - otherwise Fine), dustwrapper (near Fine in protective wrapper, not price-clipped). Pp. 248, illus with b&w double-page map (no other inscriptions). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        The Americans

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

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        C" is for Corpse

      NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1986. NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1986. hardcover. F/F 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has owner name on front fep. White jacket has slightly toned edges. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Hey, Al - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author & Illustrator. Cloth. 0374330603 . An attractive First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author Arthur Yorinks and illustrator Richard Egielski ; The story of two friends who begin to get on each other's nerves, just a little, and the escape that brings them back together, all the more thankful for what they have, even if they're really an ordinary janitor named Al and his little dog Eddie. Winner of the 1987 Caldecott Medal .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        New Naturalist No. 73 THE NEW FOREST

      London: Collins, 1986. London: Collins, 1986. pp. 300; "With 20 colour photos and over 100 photographs and diagrams in black and white". Dust jacket fine, no fading to the spine which is almost exceptional, not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram boards fine and bright. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine rare unfaded 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.). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        10 Statues of Liberty - Original exhibition poster by Andy WARHOL # 1986

      Galerie Lavigne, Paris 1986 - - TITLE : 10 Statues of Liberty. - MEDIUM : Original vintage poster by Andy WARHOL. - EDITOR : Gallery Lavignes, Paris. - INFORMATIONS : This poster was published in 1986 for the exhibition at Gallery Lavignes in Paris. As Warhol died in 1987 it's one of the last poster published during its lifetime. This large poster was published at a small quantity (c. 300 copies). - SIZE : 27 x 40 inches. - CONDITION : Excellent [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Artfever]
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        'A' is for Alibi

      London: Macmillan London Limited, 1986. hardcover. F/F 1st edition, 1st printing. SIGNED on title page. Jacket has crease along spine. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        A is for Alibi

      MacMillan, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. MacMillan, London 1986. First UK Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published in Great Britain in 1986 with no additional printings listed. Signed by Sue Grafton on the title page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, tight spine, mild age toning, soft shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at £7.95 at the front flap, light shelf wear, a few light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Lifetimes Under Apartheid

      London: Jonathan Cape, 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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        IT

      US: Viking. New York, Viking, 1986. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book and jacket are in fine condition. Signed "For Stacy\ with lust\ Stephen King\ 8/10/87". A lovely copy. One of King's most popular and memorable books, particularly for the film featuring Tim Curry as an outstanding (I shudder as I write) Pennywise. A lengthy novel with a disappointing ending and rare to find still tightly bound. Certainly up there as one of the five most memorable novels from the King of Horror, and a highlight for collectors of horror first editions when carrying King's signature. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1986.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        IT: Signed First Edition

      Viking, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by author. First edition. Signed without inscription by Stephen King on title page. Includes original jacket. Spine cloth lightly rubbed, jacket lightly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 912 pp. It's a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry, the haunting is real. They were just kids when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them can withstand the force that has drawn them back to Derry to face the nightmare without an end, and the evil without a name.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        More Classic Italian Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. First edition. Original boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To Jane best wishes and....buen appetito Marcella Hazan." The recipient is Jane Moulton, who was a food editor for The Cleveland Plain Dealer from 1967-1992. She was a member of the American Wine Society and was the editor of its journal until 2008. The name Marcella Hazan is synonymous with great Italian cooking. The mere reading of her recipes can stimulate my appetite. Whether they are of a traditional nature or recent interventions, they are all lucidly written and well within the range of the amateur or professional" (Craig Claiborne).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Karasu / Ravens

      Yokohama: Sokyusha, (1986). Fine copy in blind-stamped black boards, in the complete original glassine with a closed jagged tear along the top of the rear panel, housed in the close to fine cardboard slipcase.. First Edition. Square quarto. Many images shot from a train window as a disconsolate Fukase traveled to his hometown after divorcing his wife. Although ravens are the obvious motif, Fukase's land and snowscape images are particularly compelling. (Parr / Badger, v1, 306; Auer 663; Aperture 232-237).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Belouch and Karai Rugs of Torbat-i-Heydarieh

      San Anselmo, CA: Adraskand Galleries. Very Good; 8.5 x 11 Paperback in Very Good condition. Inscribed by the . author to a major lender of the exhibition.. 1986. Paperback. Illustrated by 14 color plates; GWO 1541. Scarce dealer exhibition catalog. Important to Baluch studies. ; 1; 48 pp. .

      [Bookseller: RugBooks.com]
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        Damals im alten Gladbach. Erinnerungen an M. Gladbach im 19. Jahrhundert, BAND 3 AUS DER SCHRIFTREIHE: UNSERE HEIMAT MÖNCHENGLADBACH IN WORT UND BILD.

      Mönchengladbach/Heimat- und Geschichtsverein(Hrsg.) 1986 - BAND 3 AUS DER SCHRIFTREIHE: UNSERE HEIMAT MÖNCHENGLADBACH IN WORT UND BILD. -Erinnerungen an M. Gladbach im 19. Jahrhundert- EIN BUCH, DASS AUF LEBENDIGE ART UND WEISE DAS LEBEN IM ALTEN GLADBACH DES 19. JAHRHUNDERTS SCHILDERT. MIT VIELEN HISTORISCHEN ABBILDUNGEN!!! Außen etwas bestoßen und etwas braun-/grauschattig.Kopfschnitt braunfleckig. Seite 133/134 an der unteren Ecke wellig. SONST GUT!!! - Ihr Versandantiquariat Der-Philo-soph, der Online-Händler mit der schnellen Lieferung! An Werktagen versandfertig innerhalb 24 Stunden! 248 S. Deutsch 650g

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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 1986/1990 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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Baduel]
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        Les Signes A Voix Haute

      Self Published New York: Self Published, 1986. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No. Self published artist book consisting of twelve short missives from Bohbot, rendered by hand on ten sheets of hand made paper decorated by colorful original gouache drawings by Miotte. Sheets laid into a cover, also on hand made paper with a painting by Miotte on the front. SIGNED by both artists. Scarce and beautiful artist book. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        Out of the Sixties

      Pasadena: Twelvetrees Press, (1986). Spine ends lightly tapped, else just about fine in a fine jacket, very lightly rubbed along the spine edge, housed in the fine publisher's blind-stamped slipcase.. First Edition. Quarto. Number 33 of 100 numbered copies, SIGNED by Dennis Hopper. The first published collection of Hopper's photographs, a tour de force of sixties culture printed in lush photogravure. With sections titled "Artists and Collectors," "Hollywood," "Music," "Civil Rights March, Selma to Montgomery," "Mexico," and "The Scene." Features texts by Dennis Hopper, Michael McClure, and Walter Hopps.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Dubliners

      [New York:] The Limited Editions Club,, 1986. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan. Photogravures by Robert Ballagh. Quarto. Original quarter dark blue morocco by the Jovonis Bindery, titles to spine gilt, cream cloth boards. Housed in the publishers grey cloth slipcase. Photogravure frontispiece and 5 plates by Robert Ballagh. A fine copy. Number 227 of 1000 copies signed by artist Robert Ballagh and the author of the introduction, Thomas Flanagan, on the limitation leaf. Flanagan was a professor English at Berkeley and a specialist in Irish literature. A beautiful copy of this handsomely produced volume, with the publisher's prospectus loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        30 Bände inklusive 6 Zusatzbänden sowie 6 Bände Brockhaus Jahrbücher 1993-1998. Insgesamt 36 Bände

      - 19. völlig neu bearb. Aufl., 1986-1998. je Bd. ca 600 S. mit zahlr. Abb., orig. Halbkunstlederebd. mit Schutzumschlag und mit Kopfgoldschnitt und golgeprägtem Rücken neuwertig. Lexikon von A-Z sowie die Zusatzbände: Personenregister, Deutsches Wörterbuch in 3 Bdn, Wörterbuch Englisch sowie einem Ergänzungsband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Adi: Ikonen und Traumwelt.,

      Vaduz : Art & Editions Haas 1986 - Trotz des im Impressum befindlichen Hinweises: "Diese Exklusivausgaba erscheint in einer limitierten und numerierten Auflage von 1500 Exemplaren" trägt der vorliegende Band keine Nummer! Laut KVK lag der Ausgabepreis dieses Werkes bei 980,- Schweizer Franken. Guter Zustand mit lediglich leichten Gebrauchsspuren. "Das künstlerische Metrie von Adis Schaffen trägt den Stempel der Einmaligkeit. Er hat es selbst erarbeitet und entwickelt, und gilt als der einzige Gestalter seiner Art. Die grundlegenden Anregungen hat er in mittelalterlichen Miniaturen gefunden, in ikonenhaft präzisen Darstellungen und im Arsenal der byzantinischen Kunst." G08-3 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1750 128 S. : zahlr. Ill. (z.T. farb.)) , 30,5*30,5 cm. OLeinenband, Deckel- und Rückengolddruck, OKlarsichtschutzumschlag. Einführung durch die Autoren Erika Sundin-Wys, Hans Neuberg und Alexander Bassin. Art et editions Haas , [4]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BehnkeBuch]
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        Past Caring

      St. Martin's New York: St. Martin's. (1986). First. First American edition. Fine in easily fine dustwrapper, with a single, very small and nearly invisible tear. Advance Review Copy with promotional sheet laid in. Author's first mystery. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Past Caring (First UK Edition, signed)

      London: Robert Hale, 1986. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Author's remarkable first book.& & Very Good plus in a Near Fine dust jacket. Faint erasure to the front endpapers, extremities lightly bumped, and light shelfwear. Jacket is lightly rubbed overall, with minor wrinkles to the top and bottom edges.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        GRACIA CON DESGRACIA. Estilos criollos. [Firmado / Signed]

      Dos Amigos, 11 pgs., Buenos Aires 1986 - Ilustrado con grabado original de Alicia Scavino en frontis. Firma y dedicatoria de Antonio Carrizo (Antonio Carrozzi Abascal) al pie del escolio de su autoría. Ejemplar No. 18 de una tirada de 50 impresos en papel francés naranja, ingres canson de 100 grs. En su composición se utilizó Bodoni cuerpo 12. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] === LITERATURA ARGENTINA - HISPANOAMERICANA === [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        John Chamberlain A Catalogue Raisonnè of the Sculpture 1954 - 1985

      Hudson Hill 1986 Catalogo Ragionato con un saggio di Klaus Kertess in collaborazione con The Museum of Contemporary Art di Los Angeles , testo in inglese, rilegato, tela, sovracoperta, formato 23x31, pagine 240, illustrato in nero e colori - ottimo esemplare - 14269

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        Forrest Gump

      New York: Doubleday, 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.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        Howl

      New York: Harper & Row,, 1986. 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. Quarto. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine and design to upper board gilt, cream endpapers. Housed in the publisher's burgundy slipcase. Cloth very lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First critical edition, first printing. Number 66 of 250 copies signed by Ginsberg on the limitation leaf and specially bound. Howl was originally published in 1956, and this thirtieth anniversary edition contains a facsimile of the original manuscript and substantial critical apparatus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, The Locked Room (First Edition Set)

      Los Angeles: Sun and Moon Press 1986, 1986), 1985. First edition. Three volumes. Auster's masterpiece. & & Fine and unread in Fine dust jackets. "City of Glass" is in the first issue dust jacket, with no publisher's device at the heel. A superb set of Auster's first work of fiction, considered by many to be his masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        ANDROMACHE: A TRAGEDY, FREELY TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH IN 1674 FROM JEAN RACINE'S "ANDROMAQUE" BY A YOUNG GENTLEMAN & JOHN CROWNE

      Lexington: Anvil Press, 1986. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket. 9024|103993|71083|100124/PR. Anvil Press. small 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket. vii, 51, (7) pages. This work was limited to 100 numbered copies printed by Carolyn Hammer and W. Gay Reading at the Anvil Press in Victor Hammer's American and Andromaque uncial types. With a foreword by Desmond Flower and illustrations throughout by Fritz Kredel, Andromache is a very fine copy of a magnificent production.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Flood (First UK Edition, signed)

      London: Polygon, 1986. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Rankin's first book.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The World is Round. Pictures by Clement Hurd.

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986 - Original pink cloth round boards (225 mm diameter), titles to front board blue. Housed in the original printed pink card box. A fine set in the lightly discoloured and rubbed box . With 26 photoengravings taken from proofs of the original linoleum blocks and wood blocks cut by Clement Hurd for the 1967 edition published by Young Scott Books. Limited edition of 400 copies. Also included are a balloon and The World is Not Flat, "A square companion volume to the round edition of The World is Round, containing the publishing history of Gertrude Stein's book for children (and adults), with illustrations by Clement Hurd, as related by Edith Thatcher Hurd".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case (Original Manuscript with author's corrections)

      New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. Final corrected manuscript for George Baxt'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'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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        A SEASON IN HELL

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1986. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Robert Mapplethorpe. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11-1/2") handsewn and handbound in full crimson Oasis goatskin leather stamped in black. The original French with the acclaimed English translation by Paul Schmidt on facing pages. Copy #364 of 1000 numbered copies illustrated with 8 hand-pulled dust-grain photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe printed in two colors on handmade paper and SIGNED by the photographer and the translator. "Of the arresting photographs used to illustrate the book, several of the images rank among the photographer's most famous" (The American Livre de Peintre 30). Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        DUBLINERS

      N Y: The Limited Editions Club. Fine with no dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. photogravures; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 289 pages; Bound in 1/4 dark green Nigerian oasis morocco, tan Irish linen slipcasewith suede like lining. Width: 9" Height: 11.25" a crisp fine copy in slipcase [mint]. "#228 of 1000 copies, signed by both Flanagan and Ballagh on the colophon page. 6 photogravures . Dubliners" is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written when Irish nationalism was at its peak, and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and influences. They centre on Joyce's idea of an epiphany: a moment where a character experiences self-understanding or illumination. Many of the characters in "Dubliners" later appear in minor roles in Joyce's novel "Ulysses." The initial stories in the collection are narrated by child protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. This is in line with Joyce's tripartite division of the collection into childhood, adolescence, and maturity. Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this collection of stories by Irish writer James Joyce, signed in ink by Thomas Flanagan and pencil signed by illustrator Robert Ballagh on the colophon page. This is number 228 of 1000. This volume is bound in quarter green leather and Irish hankerchief linen, with bright gilt lettering to spine. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains an introduction by Thomas Flanagan and 6 photogravures by Robert Ballagh printed on handmade paper. This edition was printed at Wild Carrot Letterpress and Heritage Printers. The text has been set in Monotype Scotch by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrarie at Golgonooza Letter Foundry. The design is by Benjamin Shiff. The photogravure plates were made by Jon Goodman, and editioned by Bruce Chandler, Peter Pettengill, Catherine Mosley and Greta Lintvedt. The paper was made at Cartiere Enrico Magnani. Suede-lined linen slipcase shows light shelfwear. Case measures approximately 9.5" x 11.75". Author: James Joyce - James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. Joyce is best known for "Ulysses" (1922) , a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer's Odyssey are paralleled in an array of contrasting literary styles, perhaps most prominently the stream of consciousness technique he perfected. Other major works are the short-story collection "Dubliners" (1914) , and the novels "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (1916) and "Finnegans Wake" (1939). His complete oeuvre includes three books of poetry, a play, occasional journalism, and his published letters. Joyce was born to a middle class family in Dublin, where he excelled as a student at the Jesuit schools Clongowes and Belvedere, then at University College Dublin. In his early twenties he emigrated permanently to continental Europe, living in Trieste, Paris and Zurich. Though most of his adult life was spent abroad, Joyce's fictional universe does not extend beyond Dublin, and is populated largely by characters who closely resemble family members, enemies and friends from his time there; "Ulysses" in particular is set with precision in the streets and alleyways of the city. Shortly after the publication of "Ulysses" he elucidated this preoccupation somewhat, saying, "For myself, I always write about Dublin, because if I can get to the heart of Dublin I can get to the heart of all the cities of the world. In the particular is contained the universal." Laid in letter. All laid in tissues protectors present. ; 0 .

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        CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF WORKS OF ART AND ANTIQUITIES

      Butterworth's 1986 - Kuhn, Hermann. CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF WORKS OF ART AND ANTIQUITIES. Translated Alexandra Trone. London: Butterworths, c1986. 262pp., index, black and white, color illustrations. sm. 4to. Previous owner's bookplate on first e.page, small stain outer edge of textblock, interior clean and unmarked. near fine hardcover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Season in Hell

      New York.: Limited Editions Club , 1986 A limited bilingual edition of this work by Arthur Rimbaud, pencil signed by translator Paul Schmidt and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe on the colophon page. This is number 229 of 1000. bound in full red leather with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. Illustrated with eight original hand-pulled dust-grain photo-gravures by Mapplethorpe. Housed in a black cloth over board slipcase. Book and box are in as new condition.

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