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        FENCES **Signed First Hardcover Edition**

      New American Library / Plume, NY 1986 - ***** This book is SIGNED by the author (August Wilson) on the title page. The author has not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by the author. ***** This book won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the Tony Award. Signed examples of this title are extremely rare. ***** This is the first printing of the first hardcover edition. It is a book club edition, but the book club edition is the true first hardcover edition. (This title was originally issued as a paperback in 1986. Shortly after, this hardcover book club first edition was published). ****** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is a book club edition. It is NOT a former library book. ***** CONDITION: The book has a very mild spine slant, otherwise both the book and the dust jacket are in FINE condition. A lovely SIGNED example of this rarity! ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. All books are packaged very carefully and shipped via USPS Mail with Delivery Confirmation. Thank you very much! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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      New Orleans: Faust Publishing, 1986. Quarter publisher's morocco and cloth. Lower corner of upper board and about a third of the lower board dust-soiled; hence, just a good copy, in all other regards fine. First edition, deluxe issue. One of one hundred numbered copies, specially bound, from a total edition of four hundred numbered copies, signed by Percy and Welty. POLK C83.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Fault Lines

      Munich & New York: Edition Schellmann,, 1986. Oblong quarto. Original red cloth, titles to front board and spine and decoration to front board gilt, fore edge untrimmed. With the publisher's black card slipcase. With 52 full-page illustrations in black and white by the authors. A fine copy in a faintly rubbed slipcase. Signed limited edition, additionally inscribed by Haring to William Burroughs and on behalf of Brion Gysin who died just before the sheets were ready for signing: "For William with love—Keith + Brion 86†". Number 11 of 200 copies signed by Haring and with the posthumous stamped signature of Gysin. A fabulous if utterly lewd enterprise in which both artists give full rein to their several homoerotic bugbears.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lonesome Dove

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY MCMURTRY on title page; winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. "McMurtry's affinity for the Western novel achieves a kind of apotheosis in this Pulitzer Prize-winning epic chronicle about an 1879 cattle drive from Texas to Montana... The book would be made into an acclaimed television mini-series and inspire a sequel, Streets of Laredo (1993), and the prequels Dead Man's Walk (1995) and Comanche Moon" (The Chronology of American Literature). New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. Thick octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Antidotarium generale ... nunc primum laboriose congestum, methodicè digestum. Cum elencho locupletissimo.Basel, Eusebius Episcopius and son, 1576. 4to. With woodcut device on title-page and larger variant on last page. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.

      Durling 4702; G. Sonnedecker, Kremers and Urdang's History of Pharmacy (1986), pp. 96, 425 & 440; USTC (5 copies). First edition of a celebrated antidotary by the Swiss physician and philosopher Johannes Jacob Wecker (1528-1586). "In 1557 he became a professor of logic and in 1560 of Latin. He discharged the duties of both offices vigorously, studied medicine, and became a popular physician" (Hagelin). His antidotary, a book on remedies, "contains a comprehensive formulary, directions for preparing galenical and chemical remedies of the time, and instructions on the art of compounding and dispensing prescriptions" (Sonnedecker). The text starts with a two-page list of authors whose works Wecker used for his antidotary. Among the authors are many esteemed Arab authors, including Avicenna (Ibn Sina), Mesue (Masawaih al-Mardini), Rhasis (Razi), and Serapion the younger. Also mentioned are Valerius Cordus, Dioscorides, Fuchs, Galen, Hippocrates (Boqrat) and many more.Even though animal parts were used for medicinal purposes for centuries, according to Sonnedecker "their bizarre use reached its climax" in Wecker's Antidotarium. The woodcuts show different instruments and other equipment which are necessary for making distillations: pans, pots, ovens, glassware etc., as well as different distillation methods. Wecker became also known for his translation into German and Latin of Alexis of Piedmont's Secreti .With owner's annotations on title-page, and a small hole from trying to remove some of the notations. Large waterstains throughout, slightly browned. Vellum with some stains. Overall a good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        The Big Sleep Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986. First Edition, thus. Publisher?s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. Included are two original 8 x 10? photographs used in the book: ?Raymond Chandler?s Grave? (page 6) and ?Agnes in Geiger?s Bookshop? (page 40). Each of these has been signed in the lower margin, the second also captioned by Stoumen ?from ?The Big Sleep?.? The photographer was a two time Academy Award winner (1957 and 1962) in the documentary category, and was also nominated for his film about Weegee, ?The Naked Eye? in 1956.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Big Sleep (Arion Press Edition, one of 425 copies signed by the photographer)

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986. First printing of this edition. limited to 425 non-numbered copies, SIGNED by photographer Lou Stomen. Fine in cream lucite boards with beveled edges, blue silkscreened titles and design. 252 pages, 10 x 8 inches, with 40 duotone photolithograph illustrations in the style of motion picture publicity stills by Lou Stoumen. Printed in Monotype Scotch Roman and handset Futura Black by letterpress on Mohawk Superfine paper. The nineteenth Arion Press publication, and third in its series of classic detective novels.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Schriftfest in Sofia. Mit vierzehn Farbdrucken v. J.Reichert und drei Blättern mit Alphabeten aus dem Schriftenbuch von Vasil Jontschev. Text v. Fritz Mierau. Hrsg.v. L.Lang u. H.Marquardt.

      Reclam,, Leipzig, 1986 - Leipzig, Reclam, 1986. Gr.-Folio (ca. 61 x 50 cm). M. 14 Orig.-Farbschnitten v. J.Reichert, 3 Schriftblättern nach Vasil Jontschev in Faltbl., 6 Abb. auf einem Faltbl. in Innenlasche, zusammen mit 4 Bl. Text lose in OHLwd.-Mappe m. DBild. Exempl. 29 v. 40 (GA 200) im Impress. v. Künstler signiert. (Grafik-Edition XXIV). Pfäfflin/Maurice M 9; Wolfenbüttel 6 - Die Druckvorlagen sind mit Schere u. Messer in Kunststoff geschnitten wurden. Exempl. 29 v. 40 (GA 200) im Impress. v. Künstler signiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        Approach to the Site

      Brooklyn: Waterstreet Press, 1986. Signed Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Timothy C. Ely. Copy 42 of 49. Ten folios, offset printed on Arches cover buff. This copy in a unique binding by the author/illustrator Timothy C. Ely. Artist's statement:Approach to the Site is one of the very few editioned books I have made. In itself it is a departure from my other editioned books because the printing was done using commercial offset lithography. I made this choice having seen some impressive examples of work produced by Waterstreet Press in Brooklyn, a fine book and art printer. My paper choice suggests oxidation and entropy. We all go yellow in the end. I received a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation which funded the printing and supplies for the binding.Approach to the Site is a reflection on my ideas of libraries and how those ideas both inspired and directed some of my work at that time. In the early 80s, when this book was produced, a core idea for me rippled out from the image of Library as Island. I had visited national libraries in England, Italy and France and, of course, the Library of Congress and the New York Public library. I always look in on any library I pass for they seem to me to be like ponds of influence and all you have to do is throw in a stone. I am one of those stones. In addition to the visits, absorbing architecture and the direct influence and inspiration of physical books, I read a book on the history of the early Christian Church called THE LIVES OF THE DESERT FATHERS. I became intrigued with the idea of an archetypal library as a radiant island or colony of thinkers and seekers. North Africa seems to be a string of beads, a constellation of sorts, each bead or star a monastery, many with a library. For some forgotten reason I set the archetype in central Turkey. The library was not Atlantis-like or special beyond just being an amazing repository of world knowledge, perhaps concealed or requiring clearance like the Vatican Library and its veiled basement.I began a small series of now lost sketches mostly done in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. These would guide my ideas as I drew each mylar color separation by hand. A few images used 4 colors, some two, and many were monochromatic reflecting a set of subjects I would have liked to have found in this secret library.The edition took decades to complete as I am a reluctant edition binder. With my work on unique manuscript books and other projects there has always been something more compelling to do. I tended to bind a few copies of Approach to the Site at a time or when a client showed some interest. - Timothy C. Ely, February 2017As is usual with editioned books, copies of Approach to the Site were not completed and numbered sequentially. Ely retains copy #1, unbound. Over time, many of the case bound copies were repurposed. Far fewer than the stated edition of 49 copies were issued or actually exist.Conventional sewing. Boards covered in remaindered leaves and fragments from the printing (partially revealed) and then given a crusticular treatment using various sands and aggregate compounds from many high desert landscapes. Housed in a custom clamshell box by the artist. Bound by Timothy Ely in 1998. 27.5cm x 37cm.

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        O Rio De Janiero

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1986 - Scarce. Original edition, only published in wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alan Angele Popular Culture]
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        Atlantic Crossing. Excerpts from the Journals of John Cheever

      1986 - CHEEVER, JOHN. Atlantic Crossing. Excerpts from the Journals of John Cheever. [Cottondale, Ala.: Ex Ophidia, 1986.] Folio. 21, [2] p. Bound in full oasis niger goatskin. As new, in the equally pristine publisher's cloth clamshell box. One of only 90 copies printed, and the first book of Gabriel Rummonds's Ex Ophidia Press. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joseph J. Felcone Inc., ABAA]
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        IT : Signed 1st

      New York: Viking. 1986. BOMC. Hardcover. 0670813028 . Book of the Month Club Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by King on front endpaper. Front flap ill-fitting. Inner jacket stained at front panel's lower edge. 22.95 price on the jacket flap. Red boards edition. ; Signed. ; 9.45 X 6.46 X 2.17 inches; 1138 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Collection of material related to the recording and marketing of First Blues (John Hammond Records, 1983)

      V.p., chiefly New York and Boulder, CO, 1986. Condition generally very good, with some signs of use and prior folding. A collection of autograph, printed, and audio material concerning the production of the 1983 John Hammond Records release of Allen Ginsberg's rock 'n roll album, First Blues. The collection was assembled by Hank O'Neal - photographer, author, record producer, and Executive Vice-President of Hammond Music Enterprises - and includes autograph letters, notes and postcards from Ginsberg to O'Neal, drafts and proofs of the linear notes ("The Ginsberg Gallimaufry"), lyric and chord sheets, fourteen cassette tapes of early mixes and unreleased tracks, and an extensive file of press clippings assembled and annotated by Ginsberg. Ginsberg's frequent letters and postcards to O'Neal exhibit an intense interest in the publicity and press coverage surrounding the album's release. Ginsberg started work on this album as early as 1971, following a jam session with Bob Dylan - who praised Ginsberg's ability to improvise lyrics. Ginsberg recorded with Dylan shortly thereafter and again in 1976 with Dylan and members of his Rolling Thunder Review. John Hammond's attempt to release the record on CBS in the mid-'70s went nowhere, as label executives feared the album was too controversial (some song titles: "Everybody Sing (Gay Lib Rag)" & "You are My Dildo"). More tracks and overdubs were recorded in 1981 following the formation of Hammond Music Enterprises, and the album was finally released in 1983. A full cataloguing of the collection is available on request. Provenance: Hank O'Neal

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      [Miami Beach: Dennis McMillan Publications, 1986]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (13616). Octavo, cloth. One of 400 numbered copies signed by Charles Willeford who wrote the introduction. Collects five stories from various detective pulp magazines, the juvenile fantasy written for his children "How Tagrid Got There" and the unfinished novel "Sex Life on the Planet Mars." Introduction by Charles Willeford.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Lone Stars: A Legacy of Texas Quilts, 1836-1936

      University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Inscribed by Author. Inscribed on the title page, "To XXX Who loves quilts as much as we do! Karey Bresenhan & Nancy Puentes 1986". No other interior marks noted. Book in excellent condition - tail of spine and lower front corner lightly bumped, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket has minor shelf and edge wear only. Over 60 of the finest quilts ever made in Texas or brought to Texas between 1836 and 1936 are fully documented with color photos of the quilts and where possible, of the makers. Family stories, physical description, size, fabrics, colors, pattern name, quality of workmanship, artistic merit, and overall design concept are also described. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 156 pages, definition of terms, selected reading list. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Texas; History. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0292746415. ISBN/EAN: 9780292746411. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608969. . 9780292746411 Additional shipping charges may apply.

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      , 1986. 1986. JOYCE, James. Dubliners. xxii, 289, [2] pp. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan. Illustrated with 6 photogravure plates by Robert Ballagh. Royal 4to., 277 x 215 mm, bound by the Jovonis Bookbindery in half green morocco, tan linen over boards in green felt-lined slipcase. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1986.First Edition thus. Limited to 1000 copies printed at the Wild Carrot Press on Cartiere Enrico Magnani handmade paper. Signed on the colophon by Flanagan and Ballagh. A beautiful rendition of this famous collection of short stories portraying the city of his youth, a Dublin populated by unique characters. The text is supplemented with six velvet-like black and white photographs, including one of Sandymount Strand and Buck Mulligan's famous lighthouse, other familiar scenes throughout Dublin, and a final one, presumably where Michael Furey lay buried, is of the desolate graveyard in winter covered in snow "that was general all over Ireland... the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the living and the dead."

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        Journeys in sunlight Poems Etchings by Fulvio Testa

      Cottondale, Ala: Ex Ophidia, 1986. Edition limited to 90 press-numbered copies (this, no. 33) signed by the author and the illustrator; folio, pp. 23, [5]; 3 etchings in the text; original brown morocco-backed marbled paper-covered boards, publisher's glassine dust jacket and clamshell box, printed paper label on upper cover. Laid in is a printed note on blue paper from the printer explaining the glassine. Printed by Gabriel Rummonds. Smyth 42.

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        You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

      Santa Rosa California: Black Sparrow Press, 1986 First USA Edition/First Printing. Softcover. Near fine copy in wraps with some creasing to the front flap. Signed and warmly inscribed in the year of publication by the author on the title page: "For ______ It's been a good fight and I look forward to future battle", and signed as "Hank/Charles Bukowski" with a drawing of a man with a bottle beneath the date. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Encyclopaedia of Islam New Edition Volume III: H-Iram

      Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1986. Hardcover. As new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. New Edition. Volume III: H-Iram. Leiden: E.J. Brill / London: Luzac & Co., 1971 (1979 reprinting). Hardcover, 1270pp.

      [Bookseller: J. Hood, Booksellers, inc.]
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        The Prince of Tides

      Hoiughton Mifflin Boston 1986 - Inscribed to Greg Gatenby, `To Greg Gatenby, Who speaks the word and celebrates books in Toronto. Thanks for all your help. Pat Conroly Nove 24, 1987, Harbourfront. *****Greg Gatenby was the founding Artistic Director of the world-renowned, annual International Festival of Authors and of the weekly Harbourfront Reading Series. Under the neary thirty years of his directorship, the program featured readings and talks by more than 4,000 authors¿including 19 Nobel laureates¿from more than 90 nations He has published several books of poetry, but is undoubtedly better known as an author for a) his two, internationally-published anthologies about dolphins and whales in art, music and literature, b) for his further two books examining how foreign writers have written about Canada, and c) for his acclaimed Toronto: A Literary Guide Since the late 1970s, Greg Gatenby has been an outspoken advocate for authors, and for freedom of expression. He was one of the five founding members of the reconstituted PEN Canadian Centre, and one of the four principal organizers of the PEN World Congress in Toronto in 1989. This book is signed by and dated by Greg. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ian Thompson]
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        The Bligh Notebook 'Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's Voyage In the Bounty's Launch From the Ship To Tofua Thence To Timor' 28 April To 14 June 1789 With a Draft List Of the Bounty Mutineers

      Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1986. Facsimile Edition. Number 376 of 500 bound copies. Edited by John Bach Volume I. pp. unpaginated, [viii ], 108; 1 folding map, original full morocco binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, gilt decoration; Volume II. pp. xiv, 223; colored frontispiece with 1 folding plan, & 1 folding map, 1 folding illustration, 43 other illustrations, and a bibliography, list of mutineers. 2 vols. Post 12mo & Royal 8vo. Laid into a green cloth slipcase. with ties. Fine. Facsimile Edition. Number 376 of 500 bound copies. Edited by John Bach Volume I. pp. unpaginated, [viii ], 108; 1 folding map, original full morocco binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, gilt decoration; Volume II. pp. xiv, 223; colored frontispiece with 1 folding plan, & 1 folding map, 1 folding illustration, 43 other illustrations, and a bibliography, list of mutineers. 2 vols. Post 12mo & Royal 8vo.

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        The Works of... Edited by E.A. Wrigley and David Souden

      London: William Pickering, 1986. Eight volumes. 8vo. Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettered black spine labels. Very good. The set comprises "An Essay on the Principle of Population" in four volumes and "Principles of Political Economy" in two volumes plus "Essays on..." and "Definitions in Political Economy" in single volumes.

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        Brockhaus Enzyklopädie

      Ich verkaufe diese überaus wertvolle Brockhaus Enzyklopädie (Band 1-24). Es handelt sich um die komplette 19.Auflage (1986-1996) in der Halblederausführung, d.h. die Buchrücken sind aus schwarzem Echtleder, die Buchdeckel aus weinrotem Buckramleinen gefertigt. Diese Ausgabe ist die Letzte aus dem Hause Brockhaus, welche in alter deutscher Rechtschreibung verfasst wurde. Diese Ausgaben besitzen ein sehr hohes Wertsteigerungspotential und sind deshalb nicht nur für den Anwender oder Sammler, sondern auch für Anleger interessant! Diese Bücher stammen aus sehr gepflegtem Nichtraucherhaushalt, nie benutzt, also fast neu,befinden diese sich in einem sehr guten Zustand 23-karätiger Kopfgoldschnitt Der Brockhaus Verlag ist einer der bedeutendsten Enzyklopädien-Herausgeber und bürgt für Qualität. Neu kosteten diese Bücher umgerechnet 3.037,00. Lieferdetails: Band 1-24 Enzyklopädie A - Z an Selbstabholer oder beauftragte Spedition (Gewicht ca 50 kg) Abholort Witten

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        Satan in St. Mary's.

      NY: St. Martin's Press (1986). - First American printing. 8vo. 186 pp. Original black cloth binding. SIGNED by Doherty on the title page. Small sticker ghost front free endpaper else this is a tight, fine book in a bright DJ with small fold tear bottom of front panel else near fine. Doherty's second book, especially scarce signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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      (Walker, Anne). Gouttenoire, Jacques. Micas. Cinquante-deux haikus avec quatre gravues de Anne Walker. Paris: Andre Biren, 1986. Edition of 85 copies of which this is #53 printed on Arches, signed by artist and author, with 4 original engravings, printed in color. (Entire edition 385: 85 as this -with the first 6 being special copies-; 300 with engravings printed by offset) Engravings printed at l'Atelier Leblanc. Oblong sm quarto. Glassine. Jacques Gouttenoire is an author living in France who has frequently published poetry. He has also written extensively on Voltaire and Jonathan Swift. Six Haikai prints six haiku written on the theme of trees in different seasons. Anne Walker is a native New Englander, who emigrated to France in 1955 after graduating from Smith College. She took up woodcuts in 1956 in Paris, and etching and aquatint in 1968. She has had exhibitions in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and the United States. Most recently, in 2003, she had a one woman exhibition at the Boston Athenaeum. Her artwork is held at the Bibliotheque nationale de France, Paris; the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Ma.; New York Public Library, New York; Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma.

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        Francesco Clemente: Pastels 1980

      London: Anthony d'Offay, 1986. Copper boards. Colophon states: "These eighty-five pastels were drawn in the Spring of 1980, in Pondicherry, a former French colony on the eastern coast of India. They are reproduced here in the original size. The book was made at the Kalakshetra Press under the direction of G. Nachiappau. The colour plates are tipped onto handmade paper from the Sri Aurebindo Ashram in Pondicherry. The endpapers and inside pages were designed by Ettore Sottsass. Published by Anthony d'Offay, 9 and 23 Dering Street, London W1, in a limited edition of one thousand copies, signed by the artist. This is copy number 6. Autographed by Francesco Clemente.. Signed. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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        The Serpent. A song for voice and piano with text by Theodore Roethke (1908-1963). Dedicated to the singer Leontyne Price. Autograph musical manuscript, signed on the title and dated "23 June 1979 New York City" on the final page.

      8 pp. Notated in black ink on 14-stave "Aztec C-14R" transparent music paper. Title-page in pencil. With "for Leontyne Price" to head and "c1984 by Southern Music Pub. Co. Inc." to foot of first page of music in the composer's hand. A fair copy, presumably used by the publisher in preparation of the published edition. With editorial markings in blue pencil throughout. Slightly worn, browned, and creased; small edge tears. Published as number 6 in the series "Songs for Leontyne," first performed by Ms. Price at Carnegie Hall in 1986. "Price felt Hoiby's music was tailor-made for her voice. In a National Endowment for the Arts interview, she recalled being introduced to his songs by her longtime accompanist, David Garvey, saying 'I fell in love with them. It's just the way he writes, and from then on he was on my program often.' She also recalled the standing ovation Hoiby's songs brought at a 1991 Carnegie Hall recital." Timothy Freenfield-Sanders/G. Schirmer. NPR Article March 29, 2011, 12:00 p.m. The Serpent is considered one of Hoiby's best songs.

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        "C" IS FOR CORPSE

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1986]. First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. (10321). Octavo, boards. The third Kinsey Millhone mystery novel.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        "C" is for Corpse [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1986. First Edition. Sharp copy of the third volume in Grafton's best-selling Kinsey Millhone series. First Printing. Octavo; pale gray paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 243pp, [1]. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.

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        C is for Corpse

      Henry Holt, 1986 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. According to Royal Books this is the scarcest of the Grafton autograph books.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        "C" is for Corpse [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1986. First Edition. Sharp copy of the third volume in Grafton's best-selling Kinsey Millhone series. First Printing. Octavo; pale gray paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 243pp, [1]. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.

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        C is for Corpse

      Henry Holt, 1986 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. According to Royal Books this is the scarcest of the Grafton autograph books.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books ]
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        O Rio de Janeiro.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1986 - Folio. Original stiff photographic wrappers, titles to front cover and spine in purple. No dust jacket issued. A near fine copy. Illustrated throughout with full page illustrations. First edition, first printing. c [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Talking to Stay Warm

      Coffee House Press 1986 - First edition. Signed by poet on rear colophon, numbered 245. String-bound blue wraps with french flaps. Morning Coffee Chapbook Series #14. Near Fine with light sticker shadow on front flap, hint of wear along top edge, barely noticeable sunning along bottom edge. The poet's rare second chapbook, printed six years before his first regularly published book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Hill County (Texas) Trilogy

      Full Brown Leather Binding  with brown leather inside front and back covers. Gold gilt lettering on front and spine, 121 pp. Three essays on Hill County, Texas, dealing with its part in the Mexican War, the 1860 census, . The Fort Graham Affair, and the Confederate reunion grounds. many photos, index. Signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Miracle Enterprises]
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        Yale, Card Catalogue, Sterling Memorial Library. [Poster].

      - Poster created for the Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1986. 11-color, silkscreened by Rob Day. Image 24" x 14.5", sheet 29 x 19.5". Limited to 400 numbered copies signed by Lance Hidy. New. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Colophon Book Shop, ABAA]
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      New York: Random House, 1986. Quarter grey cloth over blue paper covered boards. Inscribed "for ______ with great good wishes Ray Carver 2-26-87 Sacremento" A fine copy of Carvers 2nd collection of poems.. Inscribed By the Author. 1st. Cloth & Boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo.

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        Schwarze Lichtrotation. op-op-op-Rotor. Original-Farbsiebdruck. 12 Farben Siebdruck mit Graphit und Kohle auf Kupferdruckpapier-Büttenpapier. Blattgröße: 108 x 78 cm. Handschriftlich nummeriert (62/75), datiert (86) und signiert

      1986 - an der unteren weißen Kante mit minimaler Läsur - differenzbesteuert, kein Ausweis der Mehrwertsteuer 5100 Gramm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        James and the Giant Peach

      London: George Allen & Unwin, 1986. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Reprint. Signed by Roald Dahl on the front free end paper in black marker. Near Fine in pictorial boards, with light shelf wear. Lacking the dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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