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        Libro di Devozione di Alberto di Brandeburgo

      Il Bulino 1987 Edizione in facsimile del manoscritto membranaceo, miniato da Nikolaus Glockendon nel 1534, conservato presso la Biblioteca Estense Universitaria di Modena, una realizzazione delle edizioni d?arte Il Bulino, in coedizione con M.Moleiro Editor S.A., Barcelona, e Faksimile Verlag Luzern Ed. di 999 esemplari numerati (n. 69). Saggi di Ernesto Milano, Daniele Bini, Leandro Ventura, Giancarlo Malacarne.,esemplare N.89 Ristampa anastatica In custodia, rilegato in pelle e custodito in cofanetto, allegato il commentario, pagine facsimile 128, commentario 157.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alp-hà srl]
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        La Franc-Maçonnerie occultiste au XVIIIe siècle & l'Ordre des Elus Coens. Avec 4 schémas reconstitués du Tableau du Monde primitif et Tracés d'Invocation.

      - Av.-propos d'A. FAIVRE. La Table d'Emeraude, Paris, 1987, fort vol. gr. in-8, br., 576 p. Bon ex. non lu [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Chemin des philosophes]
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        Neuschwanstein

      Schellmann, Munich And New York 1987 - COLOR SCREENPRINT BY ANDY WARHOL. "This print was commissioned to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the Bavarian Reinsurance Company in 1987. It is based on a photograph of Neuschwanstein Castle, a nineteenth-century palace built by King Ludwig of Bavaria in the foothills of the Alps. Today it is an extremely popular tourist attraction and is the most photographed building in Germany. It has also featured in many aspects of contemporary culture from the cover of British band's Blur's 'Country House' album to numerous computer games. Warhol's image combines a screenprinted photograph and hand-drawn lines which were also subsequently screenprinted. Through the colour combination, with the castle dramatically different from the landscape, Warhol creates a collaged effect - a characteristic of his work from the 1980s" (National Galleries of Scotland website). Color screenprint, 1987. Image size: 851x600 mm (33.5x23.63 in). Edition of 1200. With the artist's ink stamp, lower left. Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York. Published by Schellmann, Munich and New York. See Feldman II.372. A spot of soiling at upper margin. A fine impression. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Große Buchmalerei des Mittelalters - Glanz des Rittertums.,

      Stuttgart, Coron Verlag., 1987. - 10 Faksimile-Seiten, Begleitheft 24 Seiten. Limitierte Auflage von 1495. Diese Kassette trägt die Nummer 312 mit Bestellurkunde. Die Faksimile-Seiten bestehen jeweils aus 23 1/2 Karat Echtgold. Bestehend aus den Seiten: 1. Der Erzengel Michael, Apokalypse. 2. Der heilige Georg, Brevier des Herzogs von Bedford. 3. Kaiser Otto III., Evangeliar Ottos III. 4. König David, Psalter. 5. Alexander der Große, Alexanderroman. 6. Cäsar am Rubikon, Histoire ancienne jusqu'a Cesar. 7. Trisitan und Isolde, Roman de la Poire. 8. Kreuzritter vor Jerusalem, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae. 9. Hartmann von Aue, Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codes Manesse). 10. Maria von Burgund und Maximilian, Gebetbuch der Maria von Burgund. BR7F1 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Quart 4°, 25 - 35 cm, Bedruckte, Kassette mit rotem Leinen und Holz, Schuber, guter Zustand (1). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        Portrait of Truman Capote

      1987. Original pencil drawing of Capote on white paper. Barry Moser is known for his portraits, especially those of authors. These were usually done as wood engravings, but each portrait often began as a line drawing such as this. In 1987, the same year that this portrait was done, Moser illustrated the posthumous first edition of Capote's early story I Remember Grandpa. Image measures 6 1/2 by 4 inches and is tastefully matted. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Schrift 24. 9. 87. Leporello über 6 Falzungen (Unikat).

      Zürich, Selbstvlg., 1987 - Je Blatt 21 x 14 cm (ges. 112 cm lang), Deckel mit altem handgeschriebenem altem Dokument überzogen, Tadell. Werner Hartmann (1945 -1993), Maler, Grafiker, Skripturalist, 1965 an der Kunstakademie in Oslo, 1968 Eidgenöss. Kunststipendium, 1968 - 69 Besuch der Kunstakademie in Den Haag, zahlreiche Reisen, ab 1977 in Zürich, ab 1986 auf der Osterinsel. Diverse Ausstellungen, 1977 Kunsthaus Glarus, 1981 Beteiligung an der wichtigen Gruppenausstellung in New York «Word as image», 1990 Kunsthalle Winterthur etc. Hartmann beginnt in den 60igern m. grossformatigen tachistischen Ölmalereien. Aus den Farbflecken lösen sich allmählich hieroglyphenartige Schriftzeichen, zunächst noch lesbar, später immer mehr als Zeichen einer individuellen Bildsprache. Arbeitete oft mit alten Dokumenten oder Seiten aus Büchern, die er überarbeitet und so zu einem auratischen Objekt veränderte, in dem sich Vergangenheit und Gegenwart begegneten. 1200 gr.

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        HENRI CREUZEVAULT (1905 - 1971).

      1987 - Paris, Les Editions de Montfort, 1987. Six volumes in-folio (282 X 370) brochés, couverture à rabats illustrée, étui carton. EDITION ORIGINALE au tirage limité à 950 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 750 numérotés sur papier blanc couché mat. CATALOGUE RAISONNE de l'oeuvre de de Henri Creuzevault totalisant 556 pages. Représentations de reliures, maquettes, en noir et en couleurs. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, en parfait état. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        I Want To Take Picture [SIGNED]

      Nexus Press, Atlanta 1987 - First edition, first printing. Signed with drawing (of Burke's left hand with notations) in ink by Burke verso the front free endpaper. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs and text by Bill Burke. Unpaginated with numerous four-color and black and white plates, designed by Burke (who also made the duotone and halftone separations) while in residency at Nexus Press in 1987. 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 1000 hardbound copies. CONDITION: Near Fine (slight shelf wear, else Fine). Out of print. Extremely scarce. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. (New York: PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001), in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004), and in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] Since the early 1980s, Bill Burke has photographed extensively in Southeast Asia, focusing primarily in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Burke's haunting and layered examination of the landscape and people is informed by the collective political and social conscience galvanized by the United States' lengthy occupation and annihilation of these regions before, during, and after the Vietnam War. His lifelong desire to connect personally and viscerally to the people he meets sets his work in an altogether separate category from most artists who photograph outside their circumscribed "experience." Neither overtly political nor proscriptive, Burke's work instead recognizes the personal is indeed political. Gone are the cultural stereotypes we have long seen in images of Southeast Asia. Instead we are able to experience the intensity of the individual through Bill Burke's idiosyncratic and careful observation. He obliterates the notion that the "documentary photograph" is a vehicle for "truth" and compellingly shows the viewer that it is always a form of personal or political propaganda. 'I Want to Take Picture' (Nexus Press, 1987) is a combination artist book and 'travelogue.' It is considered by many to be one of the very best, disturbing and important books in the history of photography. From Bill Burke (1987): "Each day, I was thinking about practicality, is my pass in order, how do I get there, who do I meet that will get me through. The philosophical thoughts came later. When I realized that I had access to the camps and could see the Khmer Rouge, it was like being able to see the Devil. It seamed to be an incredible opportunity." From an interview with Bill Burke by Willis Hartshorn (New York City, June 1987): "Hartshorn: 'Do you find it problematic that in a politically savage environment your pictures are often ambiguous as to who's good and who's bad?' Burke: 'I have no problem with ambiguity. Again, all the information is filtered, everything I know about it is secondhand. I know what the refugees at the border say and what books say. I heard how bad the Khmer Rouge were, and then as I read more I found out the other people had been bad too. The people who were victims at one time were victimizing others at another time. There are two sides, the information is slanted, and it's good that people understand that. . . I would like things to be spelled out clearly so I wouldn't have to think about it. But that's not the way it is. I can't say this is this and that is that. There is no indisputable truth.'" Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Visual Poetry

      Verlag Galerie Horst Dietrich, Berlin 1987 - Signed and limited edition artist book, numbered 20 from an edition of 30 that were issued with an original, separately signed collage of the concrete poetry artist's work. (150 were in the edition issued without an original collage) Die cut pages, in the shape of a coffin or piano are softbound with black paper covers with blind stamped title. Unpaginated with no text, other than the images that are composed of collages of printed text. Book is in excellent, fine condition. Original collage is composed of many strips of pages from a book has been mounted by the artist in a non-archival mat that is yellowing at the edges and inside the window. The collage is signed and dated by the artist lightly in pencil beneath the center of the window of the mat. Both book and matted collage are wrapped in a thin black paper case that shows some wear consistent with age, but no tears or losses. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse Booksellers]
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        My Mother's Pearl Necklace

      New York: Albondocani Press. 1987. Manuscript copy and unbound sheets. Fine. The manuscript copy, which is printed on gray sheet and attached with a paperclip, has the stamp of Plante's literary agency on the title page and scattered corrections. The unbound sheets have scattered neat pencil notations along the margins of several pages. A previously unpublished Francoeur Family story distributed in a limited edition of 175 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lee Friedlander [SIGNED]

      Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo 1987 - Oblong Quarto. 129, [3]pp. Original photographic dust-jacket over black cloth. Gray endpapers. Free front endpaper signed by Lee Friedlander. This remarkable work was published on the occasion of the Lee Friedlander exhibition held in Japan under the auspices of the Seibu Museum of Art and the Asahi Shimbun. It includes a series of photographs entitled "Cherry Blossom Time in Japan" series (previously published only in a rare 1986 portfolio of 25 photogravures). The catalog contains essays by John Szarkowski, Takashi Tsujii and Koko Yamagishi. Captions in English, text in Japanese. Dust-jacket, binding and interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Lee Friedlander (Seibu Museum of Art and the Asahi Shimbun)

      Tadashi Furukawa & Kosei Publishing Co., Ltd., Seibu Museum of Art, The Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo 1987 - First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine black silk cloth-covered boards with title blind-stamped on cover and stamped in gold on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Lee Friedlander. Essays (in Japanese and English) by John Szarkowski, Takashi Tsujii and Koko Yamagishi. Includes a biography (in Japanese and English) compiled by Fuminori Yokoe. Designed by Kazuo Nitta. 132 pp., with 106 black and white plates beautifully printed on matt paper by Dainippon Printing Company, Tokyo. 10-11/16 x 11-9/16 inches. Out of print. Extremely scarce. One of the least known outstanding monographs of Friedlander's work. CONDITION: Fine in Fine dust jacket. A spectacular copy of this beautifully printed and rare Lee Friedlander retrospective published on the occasion of the Lee Friedlander exhibition held in Japan under the auspices of the Seibu Museum of Art and the Asahi Shimbun. Includes a portfolio from the photographer's "Cherry Blossom Time in Japan" series (previously published only in a rare 1986 portfolio of 25 photogravures) in addition to essays by John Szarkowski, Takashi Tsujii and Koko Yamagishi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        TANKS ARE A MIGHTY FINE THING. The Subscriber's Edition.

      William Hoffer/Tanks,, Vancouver 1987 - Faludy, Kinsella, Smart, McWhirter, et al. TANKS ARE A MIGHTY FINE THING. The Subscriber's Edition. Vancouver: William Hoffer/Tanks, 1987, limited edition. [4to, Seven various coloured stiff wrappers] A fine complete set in the original custom blue linen slipcase with TANKS at the crown. Five books & Two handprinted portfolios. Variously paginated & Illustrated. The edition number 75 of 150 stated [although probably fewer than 85 copies were completed] each part & each original lithograph with the same number. Tanks 1.1 - Marius Kociejowski "The Machine Minders"; Tanks 1.2 - W.P. Kinsella "Five Stories" (Numbered & Signed), Tanks 1.3 - Norm Sibum "Eight Poems" (Numbered & Signed); Tanks 1.4 - Gyorgy Faludy "Corpses, Brats and Cricket Music" (Signed & Numbered with a signed handcoloured lithograph by Herbert Siebner); Tanks 1.5 - Elizabeth Smart "Autobiographies" (Numbered); Tanks 1.6 - Glenn Golouska's elegant typographic 'essay': El Lissitzky, "The Topography of Typography", handprinted at the Nightshade Press, and Tanks 1.7 - George McWhirter "The Voyeur and the Countess Wielopolska" (Signed) with two signed lithographs by Dianne Ostoich also handprinted at the Nightshade Press. Hoffer's most tenacious publishing venture. Woodsworth A51. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800?1950, 3 VOLS.

      Three volumes, 400+370+262 pages, large format, hardbound and slipcased, total weight about 13 kg !Western critics and historians of Chinese painting had long looked on the 19th and early 20th centuries as a sort of dead zone in the development of Chinese art, attributing the work of more modern Chinese masters to a burst of creativity inspired by the "eccentrics" of the 17th and 18th centuries. Maverick collector Robert H. Ellsworth revealed the error of this assumption when he acquired a number of brilliant 19th-century Chinese paintings in the 1960s. What he discerned was a period of enormous change and innovation, influenced both by a major shift in Chinese art toward calligraphy and seals (prompting more brutal, energetic brushwork) and by increasing exposure to the West; clearly, Ellsworth argues, these 19th-century paintings were the true precedents for modern Chinese art. This three-volume catalog is a singular exploration of this unjustly overlooked era and is a superb example of the bookbinder's art in its own right, originally priced at USD 850. It beautifully reproduces all 471 paintings Ellsworth donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art as of 1987, along with hundreds of images of calligraphic scrolls and fans. The index volume contains commentaries and biographies of 300 artists and calligraphers, along with transliterations into Chinese script of every inscription and seal. The three volumes are bound in silk, with embossed gold stamping, petite Chinese calligraphic scrolls applied to the covers, and gilt-edged pages, all enclosed in a similarly decorated clamshell case in brown silk.FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE; a surcharge applies only for USA and Canada.==============================================================

      [Bookseller: DEMETRIUS SIATRAS]
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        D is for Deadbeat

      Henry Holt, New York 1987 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        American Prospects

      Times Books in association with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Texas, New York 1987 - FIRST EDITION of Sternfeld's first and most celebrated photobook, illustrated with fifty-five color photographs. "Joel Sternfeld travelled the country for around eight years with a 8x10 view camera and colour film, a sojourn that produced his first and best-known book, American Prospects. The particular quality brought by Sternfeld to the 8x10 colour-landscape aesthetic. is a clear sense of narrative. In American Prospects, each picture suggests an arcane drama being played out-an elephant stranded on a road in Oregon, or a pumpkin stall in Virginia behind which a house burns fiercely. These narrative hints are suggestive, sly, often ironic, frequently mysterious, making American Prospects less a series of photographs than a series of tales-unfinished, elliptical certainly-that add up to a cogent and persuasive view of America." (Parr/Badger, The Photobook). Roth 260. New York: Times Books, in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 1987. Oblong quarto (255x302mm), original gray cloth, original photographic dust jacket. A hint of bowing to boards, otherwise book and dust jacket fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        I Want To Take Picture.

      Nexus Press, Atlanta 1987 - First edition. Folio. Limited to 1,000 copies. Signed by Bill Burke. In fine condition. I Want To Take Picture documents the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge regime. The Khmer Rouge regime, literally the "Red Khmer," was a Communist Party in Kampuchea, Cambodia that was an offshoot of the North Vietnamese People's Army. It was published by Nexus Press in 1987 after Burke's travel to Thailand, Viet Nam, and Cambodia, and it is a sympathetic account of the terrible crimes committed by the regime before they were officially dissolved in 1999. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Robert Mapplethorpe Patti Smith

      Bellport Press - Ink Inc. New York 1987 - Collaborative Artist' Book. Designed by John Cheim. First and only edition of 2.000 copys. 18 full-page plates tipped in, accompanied by Patti Smith' lyrics. Hardbound in glassine protected dustjacket. Book and dustjacket in a flawless like new condition. Meinen Gesamtkatalog Photographie-Bücher finden Sie wie folgt: Bei Buchanbieter: Gura anklicken. Buchbestand: Das Angebot durchsuchen (Button). Stichwörter: Photographie eingeben. Suchergebnisse sortieren nach: Autor A-Z oder Titel A-Z (Button). Suche starten. Plrase look at a catalogue of all my photography books. At BOOKSELLER: Click on Gura. INVENTORY: Search Seller's Books. KEYWORDS: Photography. SORT BY: Author A-Z or Title A-Z. ST [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gura]
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        The Art of Rock: Posters from Presley to Punk

      New York: Abbeville Press. (1987). First. First edition. Folio. Artworks photographed by Jon Sievert. Preface by Billy Graham. Slightly bowed else near fine in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author and various artists including Stanley Mouse, Tom Weller, Victor Moscoso, Mark T. Behrns, Mark Barbeau, Alton Kelley, David Singer, and James Stark. A spectacular visual and oral history of rock. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rembrandt Bugatti

      les éditions de l'amateur 1987 - numéroté 1425 sur 2100 . sculptures [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM

      West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1987. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Fine, issued without a dustwrapper. Barry Moser. Octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in full scarlet morocco leather with a blindstamped decorative device on the cover, gilt lettering on the spine, and marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 28 atmospheric wood engravings by Barry Moser. Printed by Harold P. McGrath. Copy #28 of 150 SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator. Prospectus laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        [Program for Memorial Service]: James Arthur Baldwin 1924-1987 [with] Unity. January 18, 1988

      New York: (Pantane Press). 1987. One card leaf folded to make six pages. Illustrated. Small stain on first page, else near fine. Contains Baraka's printed eulogy for Baldwin, "Jimmy." Signed by Baraka, his own copy, in an envelope hand captioned by him "James Baldwin." Also delivering tributes at the service were Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou, with a performance by Odetta. [With] An issue of the tabloid newspaper Unity that contains the first public appearance of the eulogy; once again Baraka's copy, and Signed by him. Folded as issued, slight wear, near fine. OCLC locates two copies of the program. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Works

      New York: New York University Press,, 1987-89. edited by Paul H. Barrett and R. B. Freeman. 29 volumes bound as 20, octavo (240 x 160 mm). Recent green half morocco, green cloth boards, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. An excellent set. First edition, first printing of the complete works of Darwin, containing posthumously published material as previously unpublished letters and entries.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Arcimboldo

      Franco María Ricci, Milán 1987 - Traducción de Emma Calatayud y Esther Benítez . PRIMERA EDCIÓN EN ESPAÑOL. FIRST SPANISH EDITION. NUMERADA (ejemplar núm. 1085). Colección "Los Signos del hombre" núm. 7. Papel hecho a mano fabricado por Pietro Miliani de Fabriano . Editado por Franco María Ricci. EXCELENTE ejemplar de tapa dura cubierto en seda con excelente caja protectora. 179pp + ilustración desplegable + colofón [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 101Poe /La FOTO del libro es descripción]
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        The Seven Lady Godivas

      Random House, New York 1987 - First printing thus, limited issue of this re-print, originally published in 1939. Fine in near fine slipcase but for a couple of thin slivers of offsetting at the edges. One of 300 numbered copies Signed by Seuss. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Le grand Robert de la langue française ( 9 TOMES )

      Le Robert 1987 - Oeuvre importante de près de 9000 pages Livre de bibliothèque mais pas apparent de l'extérieur . REF livre C-598 boîte c-83 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge in Color - Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Edition *SIGNED COPY #343 OF 750, COMPLETE WITH SLIPCASE*

      Gladstone Publishing Ltd., USA 1987 - Signed Lovely Scrooge-decorated bookplate inside front board bears Barks' hand-written signature and book number. Slipcase bears large excellent colour illustration of Scrooge posing in cowboy hat and red bandana with sack of gold, pick, canteen, ammunition belt, and rifle. Contents include: "Donald Duck's Christmas on Bear Mountain", "Dickens Redone" (two-page illustrated commentary, "The Storybook Scrooge" (one-page commentary), "Uncle Scrooge", "Uncle Scrooge's Christmas Carol", "The Triumph of Scrooge McDuck" (10 page colour illustrated commentary), "Uncle Scrooge the Lemonade King", and selected bibliography. Unpaginated. Book measures almost 12.5" high by 9.5" wide by 5/8" thick. Clean and glossy with negligible wear. Prior owner's signature and date neatly written upon bookplate on 'This Book Belongs To ______" line. Half-inch opening to back panel of dust jacket at edge of lower left corner seems to have resulted from the paper cracking rather than from wear. Very light wear to attractive slipcase. A premium copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA]
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        Check-list of birds of the world.

      Cambridge MA: Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1940-1987. - Octavo,14 (of 16) volumes,publisher's cloth binding, some minor wear. Lacks volumes three and six, volume one is the second edition and some other volumes are reprints. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Joseph Thouvenin et la reliure romantique

      Blaizot, Paris 1987 - Deux volumes in-4 (290 x 229 mm), 195 et 35 pp., sous couverture crème rempliée, le premier en feuilles, le second broché, étui. Nombreuses illustrations dont certaines en couleurs. Tirage unique à 250 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Esquimat (N° 176). Le second volume reproduit en fac-simile le contrat de mariage de Joseph Thouvenin et d'Elisabeth Mayer (1813), et l'inventaire après décès du relieur (1834). (deux rousseurs l'une en bas du premier plat du premier volume et l'autre en haut du second plat du second, quelques petites traces sur l'étui, sinon très bon état). // Two quarto volumes (290 x 229 mm), 195 and 35 pp., under cream folded cover, the first in leaves, the second softcover, slipcase. Numerous illustrations including several in colours. Unique printing of 250 numbered copies on Esquimat paper (Nr 176). The second volume reproduces in fac-simile the marriage contract of Joseph Thouvenin and Elisabeth Mayer (1813) and the inventory after death of the binder (1834). (two spots, one on bottom of upper cover, on first vol., and the other on bottom of low cover, on second volume, some minor dust on slipcase, otherwise very good condition).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Boletín de la Institución Libre de Enseñanza. Director Antonio Jiménez-Landi / Juan Marichal. Segunda Época, Núms. 1 a 60.

      Corporación de los Antiguos Alumnos de la Isntitución Libre de Enseñanza / Fund. Giner de los Ríos, Madrid 1987 - 17x24. ilus. Camisas originales. Contribuciones de J.-Landi, José Luis Cano, Lafuente Ferrari, López-Morillas, Ortiz Armengol, Ricardo Gullón, Francisco Giner de los Ríos (el poeta), sobre Giner de los Ríos, Manuel Bartolomé Cossío, Moreno Villa, Rafael Altamira, Adolfo Posada, etc. Monográficos dedicados a Antonio Machado, Fernando de los Ríos, José Macpherson y Hemas, Miguel de Unamuno, etc. 60 números en 48 vols. Muy buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        How To Be Cool.

      Heinemann: London 1987 - A very scarce hardcover (there was a simultaneous - more commonly found - paperback issued). Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: COLD TONNAGE BOOKS]
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        The Day of Creation.

      Victor Gollancz. London 1987 - First edition. DW. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO ANGHARAD RYDER. TOGETHER WITH TWO TWO-SIDED AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED AND FOUR AUTOGRAPH POSTCARDS FROM BALLARD TO RYDER. The letters are very interesting and also personal, for example he tells Angharad to be selective in her small safari through his novels, ".there's a pretty clear spectrum running from the visionary & idealistic (Crystal World and Unlimited Dream Co) to more or less out and out porn, as in Crash - though to me that's my most idealistic book of all." He talks about the part-autobiographical nature of "Empire" and how his experiences in the camps changed him, ".in the sense of reducing the moral authority of the received world to nil, and placing immense value on the power of the imagination to remake everything - rather psychotic really." And also, "Latin? My first love (a school in England.in the late 40's we even attempted Latin conversation - heroically pointless)". The other letter covers flying lessons, writers on flying and how learning to fly can signal a life about to change. He manages in both the letters and the postcards to be inspiring and present fresh ideas and his passion for life as he does in all his work. The book is fine in wrapper. The dedication states, "For Angharad, 'The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth' - St. Ex All the best JG Ballard [two dots and a flourish]" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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        Eloge de la Folie traduction française de Emmanuel des Essarts

      Editions Arts et Couleurs à Monte Carlo, sous la direction de Joseph Pardo,1987, in 4 (26 x 21 cm), 161 pages + 3 ff. Illustration de lettrines enluminées, et de miniatures en couleurs sous serpente dont la page de titre du volume, la double page en triptyque, la page de titre, 10 hors-texte, 4 in-texte pleine page de tête de chapitre, oeuvres de Philippe Reder. Sous Etui cartonné à bords de cuir de couleur aubergine, Reliure d'Art de Luxe Sefer, plein cuir aubergine, gardes de soie moirée mauve, dentelle intérieure dorée sur les contre-plats, plats richement ornés d'un grand décor à la fanfare estampillé à froid et doré, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de frises dorées, caissons décorés à froid, fers et titre dorés, Tranche de tête dorée. Tirage à 1990 exemplaires numérotés et sur papier Vélin filigrané "Arches-Sefer" : 1 exemplaire unique, 2 exemplaires d'éditeur, 3 exemplaires d'Artiste, 8 exemplaires de Bibliophile, 26 exemplaires de tête numérotés de I à XXVI; 650 exemplaires enrichis ; 1300 exemplaires numérotés de 651 à 1950 ; 100 exemplaires hors-commerce numérotés de H. C. 1 à H.C. 100 réservés au différents collaborateurs et au dépôt légal. Exemplaire 1251 sur papier Vélin filigrané "Arches-Sefer". +++++++ Luxueuse édition d'Art du chef-d'oeuvre d'Erasme, le texte étant enluminé d'un cadre à frise polychrome, et de 17 illustrations du miniaturiste Philippe Reder. La maison d'édition "Arts et Couleurs" à Monaco créée en 1949 par Joseph Pardo, est une maison dont la spécificité est la fabrication de livres à l'ancienne avec miniatures et enluminures de miniaturistes contemporains, qui puisent leur inspiration dans les grandes traditions classiques et l' enluminure médiévale ou orientale. Philippe Reder, formé dès son plus jeune âge par le célèbre miniaturiste-enlumineur Mohamed Racim, reçoit ensuite une formation à l'Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Sa collaboration avec l'éditeur Joseph Pardo débute en 1979. Il nous donne avec cet ouvrage la mesure de son talent de miniaturiste au service d'un des plus grands textes de la littérature - Très bon état reliure, intérieur et étui pour ce très bel ouvrage avec une luxueuse reliure d'Art et de somptueuses miniatures, joint CERTIFICAT D'AUTHENTICITE DE L'EDITEUR..

      [Bookseller: LES TEMPS MODERNES]
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        STADT DES SCHWARZ / EIGHTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF BERLIN BY JOHN GOSSAGE - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION WITH A PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT

      (GOSSAGE, JOHN). Gossage, John. Introduction by Jane Livingston. STADT DES SCHWARZ / EIGHTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF BERLIN BY JOHN GOSSAGE - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION WITH A PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT. Signed and Numbered with a Print. Washington, D.C.: Loosestrife Editions, 1987. First Edition 1/500. Folio. Cloth in Acetate Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Near Fine. np (36pp), 17 b&w illustrations + b&w cover. Designed by Gabriele F. Gotz, Ulrich Gorlich and John Gossage. Text in English. Limited to five hundred copies only, this extraordinarily beautiful, oversized 1987 monograph from Loosestrife Editions presents eighteen moody, noir-ish images of Berlin and its environs as seen through the lens of the redoubtable John Gossage. The front cover of the sleek black linen binding features a laid down 8 1/2 x 6 3/4" silver gelatin photograph printed by the author. A most handsome example (cited on page 149 of "From Fair to Fine 3") BOLDLY SIGNED AND NUMBERED (20/500) in black ink by John Gossage on the front preliminary, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 018249&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        [Program for Memorial Service]: James Arthur Baldwin 1924-1987 [with] Unity. January 18, 1988

      New York: (Pantane Press). 1987. One card leaf folded to make six pages. Illustrated. Small stain on first page, else near fine. Contains Baraka's printed eulogy for Baldwin, "Jimmy." Signed by Baraka, his own copy, in an envelope hand captioned by him "James Baldwin." Also delivering tributes at the service were Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou, with a performance by Odetta. [With] An issue of the tabloid newspaper Unity that contains the first public appearance of the eulogy; once again Baraka's copy, and Signed by him. Folded as issued, slight wear, near fine. OCLC locates two copies of the program. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        No Deals, Mr. Bond - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0224024493 . A very nice First Impression of the First Edition in Fine condition with slightly tanned pages in Fine dust-wrapper by Trevor Scobie, SIGNED by author John Gardner on the title page; Agent 007 is up against the East German HVA and the KGB's elite offshoot of Bond's old enemy SMERSH. From Bornholm to Mayfair and on to Hong Kong, Bond has only his secret weapons and his charm to rely on as he fights for M and country .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Australian Rare Books 1788-1900

      Sydney 1987 - Two volumes, octavo, original cloth, slipcase. One of 25 copies of the special edition reserved for presentation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Magic is Real: The Runes, Twelve Ancient Contraries, Project the World

      P.Q. Wall, Denver 1987 - Original Manuscript, Spiral bound, includes laid-in letter from P.Q. Wall's wife Ellen C. Wall to author Bronwyn Jones introducing the manuscript, letter dated December 2, 1987, 326p. Book Condition: Very Good, corners bumped, moderate shelfwear, soil to text blocks, (laid-in letter has light tanning and small rips and tears along edges - see photo), light tanning to pages otherwise free of marks. no dust jacket, Contents: Diagrams, Introduction, Preface: I. The Lost Megalithic Culture, II. The Walking Man: Subject vs. Object, III. The Runes are the World's Puppet Strings, IV. Three Baffling Mysteries, V. World As Motivated Mind vs. Naive Materialism, VI. Taking Everything for Granted, VII. The Other Four Interlocking Concepts, VIII. List of Runes, IX. Runic Thinking, X. The World Is Not So Straightforward Either, XI. How Strange, XII. The Runes are Organic Principles Behind History, Chapter 1: Spells, Dialogue on Chapter One, Chapter 2: Is There A Universal Subject?, Dialogue on Chapter Two, Chapter 3: What 20th Century Science Really Found, Dialogue on Chapter Three, Chapter 4: Motive, Dialogue on Chapter Four, Chapter 5: The One and the Many, Dialogue on Chapter Five, Chapter 6: Tipping the Scales of Merciful Justice, Dialogue on Chapter Six, Chapter 7: The Power to Stamp Resemblance and the Power From Touching, Dialogue on Chapter Seven, Chapter 8: The Runes of Action, Dialogue on Chapter Eight, Chapter 9: The Odd and the Even, Dialogue on Chapter Nine, Chapter 10: Dumezil, Dialogue on Chapter Ten, Chapter 11: The Four Elements Among the Pre-Socrtics, Dialogue on Chapter Eleven, Chapter 12: The Unseen World, Dialogue on Chapter Tweleve, Chapter 13. Variegator - Alternator, Dialogue on Chapter Thirteen, Chapter 14: Fortunebender, Dialogue on Chapter Fourteen, Bibliography I: Philosophical Implications of Modern Physics, Bibliography II: Cycles, Bibliography III: Mythological Thought, Bibliography IV: Philosophical Thought, The Surviving Fragments of Heraclitus, Glossary, Index. -- end. Extremely Scarce Original Manuscript of Financial Philosopher and Great Market Forecaster P.Q. Wall's "Magic is Real" - 326p. Wall had one of the most unique market perspectives of this Century, truly original. The dialogues P.Q. Wall shared with Kurt Holzkamp at the end of each chapter help the reader to better comprehend and conceptualize Walls ideas. Extremely Rare and Highly Collectible.

      [Bookseller: Alanpuri Trading]
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        A WRINKLE IN TIME

      NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by L'Engle on the limitation page. Foreword by L'Engle for this edition. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase. The off-white slipcase is clean and without wear and has a nick and surface scratch above the printed title. The book is in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Thus. Hard Cover. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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