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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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      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First edition, first printing of the complete works of Darwin, containing posthumously published material as previously unpublished letters and entries.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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      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 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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      (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.

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      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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        An Adultery

      New York: Simon and Schuster. (1987). First. First edition. Fine in a very good plus dustwrapper with some rubbing and tears at the crown. Author's complimentary card laid in. Although not indicated as such in the book, this is the copy of the author's sister Mary. Laid in is an autograph letter Signed to Mary Theroux from her brother, the author Peter Theroux asking her to participate in a game of "Trivial Adultery" that he and their other brother Paul Theroux are playing, trying to identify the sources for the various adulteries in their brother Alex's novel. In the envelope, Peter has enclosed a typed postcard Signed by Paul Theroux asking Peter to identify four different sources and questions from the book. An interesting and fun-loving connection among the members of a literary family. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        White Chappell Scarlet Tracings

      Uppingham: Goldmark, , 1987. Octavo, original grey cloth, title in black to the spine. In the acetate jacket, with numbered card tag, in black cloth slip-case. Frontispiece by Rigby Graham, 3 illustrations to the text, original etching of the frontispiece illustration, signed in pencil and numbered by Graham in end-pocket. Very good indeed. Limited edition of 100 copies, signed by author and artist on the limitation leaf. A roman à clef of the book trade, which blends bibliomystery and psychogeography with Ripperology. Raffish bookdealers in the pursuit of the ultimate Sherlock Holmes rarity collide across time with the final collapse into insanity of Sir William Gull, Queen Victoria's surgeon, "identified" by Stephen Knight in Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution as the knifeman on the Jack the Ripper team.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      L'Initiale, Balbec 1987 - EDITION ORIGINALE de la version initiale du premier chapitre du VOYAGE AU BOUT DE LA NUIT, suivie ligne à ligne en petite capitale du texte publié par Denoël en octobre 1932. Sobre mise en page incluant 12 GRAVURES originales sur cuivre Thomas GOSEBRUCH, dont dix à pleine page, une à double page et une en fin du volume. Tirage à 105 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives, signés par l'artiste. Un des 70 avec les gravures. -- Bel exemplaire en feuilles, sous couverture muette rempliée et emboitage toilé gris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Faksimile - Rudolf von Ems: Weltchronik. Der Stricker: Karl der Grosse. [Faksimile-Ausgabe und Kommentarband].

      Luzern, Faksimile-Vlg., 1982, 1987 - Weltchronik, 4° (29,5 x 20 cm), 294 farb. Bl. m. 58 tlw. m. Blattgold geschmückten Miniaturen, zahlreiche kleinere ornamentale Initialen; Kommentarband: 2°, VIII, 307 S. (Anhang 80 S.), 80 Textabb., Faksimile: OLdr. auf 4 echten Bünden m. 2 Ldr. Schliessen, 10 Beschläge; Kommentarbd.: OHLdr., Min. gebrauchspurig, tadell. VERGRIFFEN: Nr. 737 v. 980 Exemplaren (Letzter Verkaufspreis des Verlages: CHF 10.800.?). Die Faksimile-Edition ist bis ins kleinste Detail vollkommen originalgetreu im Originalformat von wiedergegeben. Die Weltchronik spannt sich über 436 Seiten, während "Strickers" Epos über Karl den Großen 152 Seiten einnimmt. Auch die 58 Miniaturen, die fast alle ein Format von 14 x 10 cm aufweisen, sind in ihrem spiegelnden Reflex und dreidimensionalen Eindruck reproduziert. Die Blätter wurden originalgetreu randbeschnitten und das Kapitalband von Hand umstochen. Der Einband entspricht in allen Teilen dem Originaleinband. Er besteht aus Nappa-Rindsleder und ist mit 16 Messingbeschlägen versehen. Der wissenschaftliche Kommentarband rückt auf fast 400 Seiten die Handschrift ins Licht einer neuen, umfassenden Betrachtung.Zu diesem Zweck haben sich folgende Experten intensiv mit der Materie rund um die wundervolle Handschrift beschäftigt: Prof. Dr. Ellen J. Beer, Ordinarius für Kunstgeschichte des Mittelalters an der Universität Bern; Prof. Dr. Johannes Duft, Stiftsbibliothekar in St.Gallen, Honorarprofessor für mittelalterliche Geistesgeschichte an der Universität Innsbruck; Prof. Dr. Hubert Herkommer, Ordinarius für Germanische Philologie an der Universität Bern; Dr. Karin Schneider, Handschriftenabteilung der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München; Prof. Dr. Stefan Sonderegger, Ordinarius für Germanische Philologie an der Universität Zürich, und Prof. Dr. Peter Wegelin, Kantonsbibliothekar in St.Gallen.Das Lieblingsbuch des Mittelalters. Seit Jahrhunderten wird in St. Gallen eine ausgesprochen ritterliche Prachthandschrift des Spätmittelalters aufbewahrt. Dieser Codex bildet in Schrift und Sprache, in Miniaturmalerei und Verserzählung einen Höhepunkt der oberdeutschen Gotik. Die dichterische und malerische Ausgestaltung erzählt Weltgeschichte, wie sie sich den Augen und Ohren einer ritterlichen Gesellschaft in vornehmer Tafelrunde bei einem Becher Wein präsentierte.Um 1300 ließ ein höfischer Auftraggeber zwei mittelhochdeutsche Dichtungen auf Pergament schreiben und mit belebten Szenen auf Goldgrund illuminieren. Die erste Niederschrift dieser Werke lag damals schon ein halbes Jahrhundert zurück. Es handelt sich um die Weltchronik des Rudolf von Ems und das Leben Karls des Großen, geschildert von einem unbekannten Autor, genannt Der "Stricker".Das Alte Testament als Hauptquelle der Weltgeschichte In seinen letzten Lebensjahren schrieb Rudolf von Ems auf Veranlassung des Stauferkönigs Konrad IV. eine Weltchronik in über 33000 paarweise gereimten Versen. Sie behandelt in mittelhochdeutscher Sprache die Geschichte von der Erschaffung der Welt bis zum Tode König Salomos. Die Weltchronik dürfte im ausgehenden Mittelalter zu einer der beliebtesten Dichtungen geworden sein, weil sie es verstand, biblische Geschichte in der Sprache der Zeit zu erzählen. Hier wurde biblisches Heilsgeschehen von der Betrachtung der Vergangenheit in die Bewährung der Gegenwart geführt. Dahin sollten den Leser auch die kostbaren Bilder geleiten: etwa von überschlanken Frauengestalten in wallenden Gewändern, von tapferen Rittern in Rüstung begleitet. Sie führen die Geschichte längst vergangener Jahrhunderte in die Erlebnisnähe des gotischen Hochmittelalters.So wurde die St. Galler Handschrift über den Bodenseeraum hinaus zum Vorbild späterer Bilderchroniken und in unserer Zeit zu einem wertvollen Zeugnis deutscher Miniaturkunst des Mittelalters.Karl der Große - Idealbild des christlichen Herrschers.Das im Spätmittelalter vielgelesene Epos des "Strickers" geht in seinem Ursprung auf das altfranzösische Rolandslied zurück, das vom Regensburger "Pfaffen Kon [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flower Is.

      Yugensha, Tokyo 1987 - LIMITED FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES. A FINE COPY IN THE ORIGINAL SHIPPING BOX. Created "primarily as a memorial album to his daughter, Andrea, who was killed in an aeroplane crash . the whole tenor of the book is forlorn. Never have flowers-that most uplifting of subjects-appeared so woebegone. Seldom has the manic activity of industrial manufacture seemed so pointless. And the Nova Scotia landscapes and still lifes-beautiful, bleak, elegiac-reveal an artist at the height of his powers but hardly at peace with the world or himself." Flower Is. constitutes "a major new statement in still photography. [and] can serve as an eminently fitting apotheosis for stream-of-consciousness photography" (The Photobook, I.264). Designed by Kohei Sugiura with Atsushi Sato. With introduction by Frank. Illustrated with 81 full-page photographs. (Tokyo): (Yugensha), (1987). Folio (343x250mm), original pictorial gray silk, original slipcase with mounted photographic reproduction; in the original shipping box. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Offizium der Madonna. Falndern um 1500 COD.Vat lat 10293

      Belser Verlag Stuttgart 1987 - Fac-simile du livre d'heure de la Vierge conservé à la bibliothèque vaticane sous le code 10293, tirage à 2900 exemplaires, exemplaire numéro 510. Le fac-simile au format (11 cm * 8 cm) relié pleine peau, toutes tranches dorées, 236 feuillets avec de nombreuses miniatures. (Offizium : livre d'heures qui contiennent les 8 heures). Le petit livret d'introduction a été écrit par Bodo Brinkman, il fait 30 pages au format 21 cm * 13,5 cm) ; bel état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Time to Heal

      Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. As New. 1987. Limited Edition; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. A special Limited Edition in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap, SIGNED by US President Gerald R. Ford; A Time to Heal is at once the autobiography of a political career and the human story of a dedicated but unassuming man propelled by history into taking on the immense burdens of the Presidency. It is a dramatic, forthright and firsthand account of a decent man's effort to knit together a nation fragmented by Watergate and a White house staff often contentious and badly bruised by the legacy of the Nixon years. There are light moments as well, of family fun, irreverence, pleasure and warmth. Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Chuck Berry: The Autobiography ***Signed***

      Harmony Books, New York, NY 1987 - Signed "Chuck Berry" on title page in blue ink. Perhaps the most influential performer in the history of rock 'n' roll, guitarist Chuck Berry was born on October 19, 1926 in St. Louis, Mo. and developed a love of the blues and poetry as a child. By high school he was playing guitar, and quickly became a fixture on the local club scene, performing blues, rockabilly and pop. By the early '50s Berry had his own band and was one of the most popular African-American musicians around, though little-known outside of his community. In 1955 Berry made rock history with the single "Maybellene," a version of the hillbilly standard "Ida Red" recorded for the blues label Chess Records. The Top 20 tune crossed over to white audiences and pioneered the rhyming lyrics, steady beat and guitar solo which would characterize rock 'n' roll for years to come, influencing countless bands. Over the next few years Berry wrote numerous early rock standards such as "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Johnny B. Goode," becoming one of the most successful, popular musicians of any race among American youth. Berry made frequent television and film appearances, further breaking down color and music barriers. By the early '60s Berry's music had spread to Britain, where it inspired groups like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, who copied his style and covered many of his tunes. He became as big a star in the U.K. as he had been in the U.S., touring and recording all the while. Towards the end of the decade, as blues became more accepted among mainstream audiences, Berry shifted towards slower, bluesier material, remaining quite popular among fans old and young alike. During the 1970s he continued to record albums for Chess, appear on TV specials, and play the oldies circuit. By the 1980s Berry had slowed down, but he remained as popular as ever among new generations of rock musicians who owed their livelihood to his early innovations. In the past decade Berry has been awarded numerous honors, written a popular autobiography, and appeared in numerous documentaries. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Legends In History]
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        The Haw Lantern

      1987 - Slightly darkened throughout as usual, otherwise a very nice copy. With the author’s signed autograph presentation inscription on the title-page, dated 1 July 1987: "A haw lantern for .’s house - where, already, light abounds" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Erotica. 10 x 6.

      Leipzig, Galerie am Thomaskirchhof, 1987.. Groß-Folio. 1 Doppelblatt Text und 10 signierte und num. Orig.-Graphiken von Sighard Gille, Ulrich Hachulla, Karl-Georg Hirsch, Gisela Kohl, Rolf Münzner, Wolfgang Peuker, Günter Richter, Arno Rink, Heinz Zander und Baldwin Zettl. Lose in Orig.-Leinwandkassette mit blindgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel.. Sechste Leipziger Grafikmappe. - Eins von 50 (GA 54) num. Exemplaren. - Gutes Exemplar.

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        Light as Air

      Aldo Crommelynck 1987 - In-folio. In-folio en feuilles. Sous emboitage toilé en parfait état, dans sa boite carton de protection d'origine. EDITION ORIGINALE, TIREE A 43 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER HAHNEMUHLE, CELUI-CI NUMEROTE X. Ce livre a été tiré 30 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 30, puis 10 exemplaires AP de I à X et 3 exemplaires numérotés A, B, C. L'ouvrage est illustré de 12 aquatintes originales d'Alex Katz imprimées par Aldo Crommelynck, toutes signées au crayon par l'artiste en bas à droite de chanque planche "Alex Katz", le texte est typographié par François da Ros, et l'emboitage est de Bernard Duval. Très bel exemplaire de ce livre d'artiste recherché, extrêmement bien conservé et à l'état quasiment de neuf. *** FIRST EDITION, PRINTED IN 43 COPIES ON HAHNEMUHLE PAPER, THIS ONE NUMBERED X. The work is illustrated with 12 original etchings made by Alex Katz, printed by Aldo Crommelynck, text is printed by François da Ros, and the box is by Bernard Duval. A very beautiful copy of this sought-after artist book, extremely well preserved in the original wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Place des Arts - Paris]
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        California Time.

      (Postenkill, NY Kaldewey Press 1987) - Folio. (36)pp. One of forty-five copies in a plexiglass binding by Christian Zwang of Hamburg. Signed by the author/artist/printer, Gunnar Kaldewey. With numerous monochromatic and two-tone illustrations. Written, illustrated, designed, and printed by Gunnar Kaldewey as Volume 5 of the Kaldewey Press series. In 1977, Kaldewey printed New York, his first book about America. Ten years later, California Time was published as a counterpoint to that volume. In it, Kaldewey offers his observations about California's landscapes, both natural and manmade, in prose that ranges from playful to bleak. He sees the landscape with an artist's eye, describing the "simmering city" and the "juicy orange of the West." These verbal images are illustrated in Kaldewey's stylized manner, including one double-page spread showing the Pacific Ocean in aqua and gray on a transparency. A remarkable production by one of America's leading contemporary book artists. Housed in an orange cloth folding box, lettered in silver on the front cover and spine. Together with the original woodblock to the first illustration in the book. Printed in silver, the illustration is of a palm tree, placed across from the text: "It is the sun, the cars and the palm trees. A lot of light. Everything has to do with light." The block was inscribed on the back by Kaldewey in 1988. (Von Lucius, p. 67-69). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Meanwhile life went on. Illustrated by Sheila Bourne. [In an Angela James Designer Bookbinding].

      John Crombie & Sheila Bourne. Edition limited to 70 numbered copies. Copy No. 16. In a designer bookbinding by Angela James. 1987 - Size of the binding: 4 1/8 inches x 6 1/2 in., unpaginated [40]pp., with 19 Sheila Bourne illustrations printed in gray tones. In a designer bookbinding created by Angela James in 1988. From the binder's description: "Edges black. Endpapers of black paper. Black leather joints. Sewn on two tapes of black calf over vellum, using black linen thread. Case made with white calf inlaid with lines of black calf and a panel of white sheepskin with black sprayed in. Leather sewn tapes threaded through and fastened with press-studs. Foredge tapes also fastened with press-studs." The top-opening case is lined with black suede, and bears a mounted, gilt-lettered, black leather label with the binder's name: Angela James, in the upper interior section of the case. The book and the case are both fastened with snaps; the case has a black silk ribbon to help remove the book. This book was featured in the "Aspects of British Book Arts Today" exhibition, held at Jan & Jarmila's Saturdays' Book Arts Gallery, in 1988. A copy of this catalogue accompanies this book. Angela James is among one of the finest British designer bookbinders working today. See: Roy Harley Lewis: "Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century", p. 112. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Moses and the Shepherd. Translated by Zahra Partovi. Illustrated by Mark Beard.

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company, New York 1987 - Artist's book, one of 100 copies only, each signed by the artist, Mark Beard, and the translator, Zahra Partovi, all on Moulin de Gue paper. Containing 10 dry-point soft-ground aquatints, the 10 plates connect to form a 10-foot long accordion text / image. Bound: black silk boards, housed in red Japanese paper box. Page size: 10-l/2 x 6-1/2 inches. Printed letterpress by Dan Keleher at the Wild Carrot Press, set by Michael Bixler. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        The Bowu Zhi; An Annotated Translation

      Skrifter Utgivna Av Foreningen for Orientaliska Stuoier, 20, Stockholm, Sweden 1987 - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. "This dissertation has a two-fold purpose. Firstly, it provides an annotated translation of the full text of the Bowu Zhi by Zhang Hua (232-300), an intriguing early mediaeval work that contains passages which throw interesting light on a number of fields in mediaeval Chinese scholarship and the development of traditional Chinese science. As reference to the Bowu Zhi is rendered difficult by the parlous state of the text, a full translation with accompanying textual reconstructions where necessary was unavoidable, to which has been added a brief study of Zhang Hua. The second purpose of this dissertation is to attempt to gain a clearer understanding of the textual authenticity of the various extant editions of the Bowu Zhi, and thus determine whether the Bowu Zhi is a reliable source of mediaeval Chinese scholarship. The Bowu Zhi is widely held to be a refacimento, dating from the Song or even the Ming dynasties, to which later interpolations have been added at an unknown date along with commentaries by two previously unidentified scholars. The author of this dissertation discusses and rejects the refacimento theory, suggesting that one current edition of the Bowu Zhi may be traceable to thge early Tang dynasty, and also attempts to identify the authors of the two commentaries. While a full study of the content of the Bowu Zhi must await reserarch on the hundreds of enigmatic quotations from the Bowu Zhi found throughout Chinese literature but not within the pages of current editions, in his conclusion the author of the dissertation briefly points to four inter-related topics which demonstrate the Bowu Zhi's importance in the comprehension of traditional Chinese science." Very good blue pictorial trade paperback. Faded cover and spine, slight wear, soiling. 1987, 8vo, [4], 328pp. Abstract tipped in, 2 errata pages tipped in. Notes pages 184-277 Bibliography of Chinese and Japanese titles pages 278-328 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Voyages Pittoresques et Romantiques dans l' Ancienne France Bourgogne

      Les Sillons du Temps 1987 - Voyages pittoresques et Romantiques dans l'ancienne France.Paris, A.F.Lemaitre, Imp.Firmin-Didot, 1863. Luxueuse Réimpression anastatique de l'édition de 1863,éditions Les Sillons du Temps en 1987. Format In-Plano, (48x34), poids 10kgs environ, 1/2 reliure dos chévre vert toilée à coins , dos à 5 nerfs, filets et titrage dorés au dos et au 1er plat écusson de la Bourgogne. Intérieur propre et très frais.Magnifiquement orné de planches réimprimées fidèlement, le plus souvent sur fond teinté, vues de villes, architecture, plans et coupes, etc. Remarquable ouvrage, très bel exemplaire Tirage limité à 400 exemplaires numérotés ici 1/250 de l' édition Prestige sur papier bouffant couché 135 g. Manque la suite de 16 gravures en imprimés à part. Haut de l' étui carton décollé. Size: 48x34

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        Poems. Translated by Michael Feingold. Illustrated by Neil Welliver.

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company, New York 1987 - First Edition in English of Ibsen's poems, one of 75 copies only, with six etchings, including a double page fold-out. Page size: 8-1/2 x 11-1/2". These etchings were executed in the roullette mezzotint medium by Welliver with the assistance of the master printer, Shigemitsu Tsukaguchi (who prints only for Welliver and Lichtenstein) in this painstaking method resulting in the subtle coloring in each plate. Printed on handmade Dieu Donne' paper by Dan Keleher at the Wild Carrot Letterpress in Perpetua, this is a splendid literary event. Michael Feingold, lead drama critic of THE VILLAGE VOICE for the past decade, is internationally known for his translations of Kurt Weill, Brecht, and Ibsen's prose plays, THE PRETENDERS and WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, NEA Translation Fellowship, and the American Book Award's Lowenfels Prize for Criticism. The late Neil Welliver, celebrated for his ability to merge Abstract Expressionist and representational techniques, has his work in the Whitney, MOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Hirschhorn, Boston, Houston, Baltimore and Philadelphia's museums. He was Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and resided in Lincolnville, Maine, where the rocky and wooded landscape that figures so frequently in his works bears a strong kinship to the Northern vistas celebrated by Ibsen. Fine. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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      New York: Vincent Fitzgerald & Company, 1987. - Quarto. Full handwoven decorative cloth over boards. Illustrated with original colored etchings and a four panel gatefold three- color lithograph. Faint bookplate shadow on front pastedown, otherwise fine in silk- covered gilt-stamped folding clamshell box (lower fore-tip rubbed, small sticker shadow in lower corner of upper panel). First edition of these translations by Michael Feingold, accompanied by a translator's Foreword, illustrated with five colored etchings and a lithograph by Neil Welliver. One of seventy-five numbered copies, from an edition of ninety- five copies printed by Daniel Keleher of Wild Carrot Letterpress on handmade Dieu Donné paper. The etchings were printed by Shigemiotsu Tsukaguchi, and the lithograph at Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop. The handwoven fabric for the cover was made by Sara Dochow.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Poems. Translated by Michael Feingold. with Lithograph & Etchings by Neil Welliver.

      Vincent Fitz Gerald & Company. New York. Number 49 of only 75 copies, signed by translator, Michael Feingold and artist/illustraor, Neil Welliver. 1987 - Size of binding: 8 3/4 inches x 11 3/4 in., half-title; design title-page printed in black and red with a Welliver etching of a duck in blue and black, and the publisher's device; Translator's Foreword; English translations of twenty poems, illustrated by five, colored, mezzotint etchings (with tissue guards), and a double-page fold-out lithographic panorama of a northern woodland scene; numbered and signed colophon page. Etchings: frontispiece: eider duck; portrait of Abraham Lincoln (in gray tones on an orange background); waterlily (featuring blue, gray, green, yellow); swan (gray, black and yellow); sky scene (with blue, yellow, pink tones, and and black on white); woodland lithograph (with olive green, blue, pink and tan tones; the upper left-hand corner of the fold-out shows a light crease). The handwoven texile binding is by artist, Sara Dochow, and features textured fabrics in shades of dark purple and dark blue, and with tiny reflective threads in some of the fabric; and uses both abstract and natural designs in shades of red, blue, green, violet, orange, with green plant-like forms on the back cover. Housed in a red, textured fabric-covered, drop-back box, with the titling gold-stamped in a recessed area on the front cover. The back cover of the box shows a few light rubs to the textured cloth surface. This book was the subject of an excellent book review: "The Well-Printed Poet", by Arnold Weinstein in Columbia [Magazine] for October, 1988. This book features a translation of Ibsen's poem on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, written in 1865. One of the most handsome of the Vincent Fitz Gerald productions. [Publisher's Colophon]: "The Poems of Henrik Ibsen have been printed in an edition of seventy-five copies with twenty artist proofs on handmade Dieu Donne paper by Daniel Keleher of Wild Carrot Letterpress from type by Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Each copy is numbered and signed by the Artist and Translator. The lithograph was pulled by Holly Sears and Zahra Partovi at Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop. The etchings were executed by Shigemitsu Tsukaguchi. The handwoven cover is the work of Sara Dochow. The edition was bound by Zahra Partovi with a box especially made by David Bourbeau". [English titles of the Poems printed]: The Eider Duck; Afraid of the Light; Building Plans; The Stormy Petrel; The Murder of Abraham Lincoln; Musicians; A Bird Song; My Young Vine; With a Waterlily; The Miner; Gone; A Swan; To My Friend Who Talks Revolution; Wildflowers and Potted Plants; Mountain Life; Thanks; Bird and Birdcatcher; At Port Said; Burned Ships; A Verse. Weight: 3 lbs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        POEMS. Translated by Michael Feingold.

      NY: Vincent FitzGerald, 1987. - 8 1/2 x 11 1/2. including a double gatefold lithograph and five color etchings by Neil Welliver. Bound in a richly colored woven & collaged silk fitted cover in red silk tray case. Fine. No. 18 of 75 copies signed by translator and by artist. Letterpress by Wild Carrot in Golgonooza types on handmade Dieu DonnŽ paper. Cover woven by Sara Dochow in a nod to Swedish handicrafts. Bound by Zahra Partovi, case by David Bourbeau. Artists of the Book 1988, A Facet of Modernism #27. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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