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        The Closing of the American Mind.

      New York, Simon and Schuster, 1987. Lex 8vo. Original half cloth with original dust-jacket (not price-clipped). A very nice, clean, tight, and bright copy. Only minor wear to lower capital of dust-jacket. 392, (2) pp.. First edition, first printing of this classic of modern intellectual thought, one of the most unexpected bestsellers, which made Bloom the most famous university professor in the Western world. The work created an amazing stir and was heavily criticized from all corners of the Western world. It likewise received amazing reviews, creating a buzz around the work which caused more than a million people to buy it within the first year. "An unparalleled reflection on today's intellectual and moral climate... That rarest of documents, a genuinely profound book." (Roger Kimball, The New York Times Book Review); "A grand tour of the American mind" (Washington Post Book World)."The first print run, in February 1987, numbered 10,000 copies. By late spring it was selling 25,000 copies a week. It hit the bestseller list in April, reached number one by summertime, and stayed there for two and a half months. You saw people lugging it around on vacation, bumping in the bottom of the beach bag against the tanning oil and the extra pair of flipflops and the latest waterlogged paperback from Ken Follett. From the top of the bestseller list it beat back waves of challengers, including can't-miss product: celebrity memoirs, self-help books, and an authoritative guide to surviving the "coming depression of the nineties." In March of the following year The Closing of the American Mind was still a bestseller. By then nearly a million copies had been sold in the United States. Foreign sales were just as prodigious. The best minds in American publishing were boggled. Never in their experience had a book about Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Martin Heidegger outsold memoirs by Patty Duke, Shirley MacLaine, and Sam Donaldson-combined." (Andrew Ferguson, "The Book That Drove Them Crazy. Allan Bloom's 'Closing of the American Mind' 25 years later." In: The Weekly Standard, Apr. 9, 2012, vol. 17, no. 29).The success of Bloom's book was incomparable to any other work of that kind. Criticizing the American universities, and through that the modern American society, Bloom was the first to point to a trend that was to pervade all of society and ruin it from within. His seminal statement of the fall of culture and the crisis of liberal education is something that might have applied most aptly to Americanintellectual life, culture, and society at the time of the work, but which has proven to foreshadow what was to happen in Europe and what came to invade the culture of the rest of the Western world. To Europeans Bloom's groundbreaking work on the crisis of culture and education has never been more relevant than it is today. "The trends that followed the crisis in higher education that Bloom identified have only intensified since 1987: toward weaker academic requirements for students, greater specialization in the departments, a rigid orthodoxy in the university's politics and cultural life. The university we face today is still the one he described, only more so." (Andrew Ferguson)."The crisis of liberal education," Bloom wrote, "is a reflection of a crisis at the peaks of learning, an incoherence and incompatibility among the first principles with which we interpret the world, an intellectual crisis of the greatest magnitude, which constitutes the crisis of our civilization." (From the present work)."The critic Camille Paglia once called the book the "first shot in the culture wars," and whether or not it was the first it was undeniably the loudest and most ambitious." (Andrew Ferguson)

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        The Uplift War (Trilogy)

      West Bloomfield, MI: Phantasia Press, 1987. Together with: Sundiver. NY, Bantam Books, (1980). Together with: Startide Rising. NY, Bantam Books, (1983). Together with: an advance review copy of The Tides of Kithrup, which was retitled as Startide Rising. First editions of the first trilogy of the Five Galaxies saga. Sundiver is Brin's first book and is accompanied by a signed color proof of a later Bantam edition. Startide Rising, winner of the Nebula in 1983 and the Hugo in 1984, is accompanied by a signed color proof of the cover as well as an inscribed copy of the uncorrected page proofs with the original title of "The Tides of Kithrup." The Uplift War is the winner of the Hugo for 1988 and is fine in a very fine d/w. The other volumes are fine in wrappers.

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        Chinesische Malerei der Gegenwart. A Catalogue of Exhibition of Chinese Paintings by Huang Zhou at Dusseldorf, Germany, 1987. SIGNED by Huang Zhou plus a SIGNED portrait of Huang Zhou

      Dusseldorf: Thyssen Handelsunion AG, 1987 - Quarto, 28.5*28.5cm, 84pp. Text in both GERMAN and CHINESE. Ausstellung: Landesmuseum Volk und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf, 11-30 June,1987. SIGNED by Huang Zhou. Also includes an original signed portrait of the artist, a loose page of his Donkey Paintngs collected by Ting Chai Studio, and 3 loose pages of the exhibition invitation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sandragraph: Between Printing and Painting

      Los Angeles: Arundel Press, 1987. Oblong folio. 21ff., unbound as issued. One of fifty copies signed by the artist, Harry Reese. Reese's description of the sandragraphic process is accompanied by nine mounted samples of the process used in his Turkey Press books and six large prints. In 1984, using a Vandercook proof press, Reese began to make prints showing an unusual combination of relief printing, platemaking, and painting. These experiments in printmaking inspired the neologism "the sandragraph" and resulted in prints that Reese used both as illustrations in his Turkey Press books, and as separate works of art to be appreciated on their own. In brief, it is a collographic printmaking procedure whereby prints are made directly from surfaces that have been covered by cloth and acrylic polymer mediums, and the prints are then mounted and locked onto the flat bed of a printing press. An extremely fine copy housed in a morocco-backed clamshell box, which is slightly bowed and shows some scuffing at the head and foot of the spine. Reese's magnum opus, offered below publication price.

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        [HAWAII] HAWAI'I ONE SUMMER

      San Francisco: Meadow Press, 1987. First Edition. hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase, as issued. Deng Ming-Dao. Quarto (9" x 12") bound in red, yellow, and purple pastepaper boards by Leigh McLellan in a split-board binding structure with a red cloth spine sewn with purple cords designed by Betty Lou Chaika. Illustrated with 4 color woodcuts including a large folding frontispiece by Deng Ming-Dao. Copy #46 of only 75 numbered copies of the Deluxe Edition (of a total edition of 150) SIGNED by Kingston, Dao, and McLellan who also printed the book. Leigh McLellan established Meadow Press in Iowa City in 1974 and moved it to San Francisco in 1977.

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        Perestroika *SIGNED* New thinking for our country and the world

      New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fine/as new. Signed by Mikhail Gorbachev on the title page at the University of Virginia in 1998. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt facsimile signature on lower front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Mustard coloured end papers. DJ protected by an archival cover. 15mm hairline dent to ffep. Very light shelf wear to top edge and bottom end of spine. From the front end flap: '"The purpose of this book," says its author, "is to talk without intermediaries to the citizens of the whole world about things that, without exception, concern us all.... I am convinced that they, like me, worry about the future of our planet. From a smoke-free environment.

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        Portrait of Melvin Belli, Oil on Canvas, 30" x 40."

      1987 - Belli, Melvin [1807-1996]. "Dexter." [Portrait of Melvin Belli]. [San Francisco?], 1987. Oil on Canvas, 30" x 40." Very good condition, glazing free of cracks. An interesting item. * The work of an amateur artist, possibly a friend or client, this portrait hung in the office of the legendary attorney Melvin Belli. Known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose," he was known for his colorful personality, innovative use of graphic evidence and expert witnesses, important class-action cases on behalf of consumers and famous clients, such as Jack Ruby, the Rolling Stones, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker and Zsa Zsa Gabor. He won over judgments during his legal career.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Die Wenzelsbibel. Codices Vindobonensis 2759-2764., 8 Dokumentationsmappen mit jeweils 4 Faksimileseiten aus Band 1–8 der Wenzelsbibel in Originalgröße in einer Leinenkassette. Mit Einführung.

      Graz: Adeva, 1987 - Kassette etwas berieben. - Die Faksimile-Ausgabe der Wenzelsbibel, die auch heute noch weltweit umfangreichste Edition dieser Art, richtet sich wegen ihres hohen Preises naturgemäß nur an einen kleinen Kreis von Bibliotheken, Forschern und Buchliebhabern. Um dieses außergewöhnliche Bibel-Dokument aber auch einem breiteren Kreis ausschnittsweise zugänglich zu machen, wurden attraktive Dokumentationen zu Band 1–8 hergestellt. Beinahe 150 Jahre vor dem Erscheinen von Luthers Bibelübersetzung entstand in der wohl faszinierendsten Buchmalerschule des Mittelalters in Prag die älteste deutsche Prachthandschrift der Bibel. Etwa zwischen 1390 und 1400 wurde die monumentale Wenzelsbibel mit 646 Miniaturen und reichem, oft symbolbeladenem und erzählendem Randschmuck für König Wenzel I. von Böhmen geschrieben und gemalt. Die überaus aufwendige, ja sogar verschwenderische Ausstattung dieser Prachtbibel ist in Worten kaum darzustellen. Die besten Buchmaler Europas wurden von Wenzel an den Prager Hof gerufen, wo sie diese einzigartige Handschrift schufen; leider sind sie alle unbekannt geblieben. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert SchwarzZerfaß]
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        THE HELGA PICTURES.

      Harry N. Abrams, New York 1987 - SIGNED BY ANDREW WYETH without personalization on the half-title page. A Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with minimal foxing 4to. 208 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        C. V. J. Nicknames of Maitre D's & Other Excerpts From Life

      New York: Random House,, 1987. Large octavo. Original red and white cloth, pictorial endpapers. With the printed acetate dust jacket with titles to spine and front panels in black. Colour illustrations throughout. An excellent copy in the clear dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper "Joseph and Anna, love Julian, 1994".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE TOUGH COUGHS AS HE PLOUGHS THE DOUGH. Early Writings and Cartoons

      New York:: William Morrow / Remco Worldservice Books,, 1987. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY DR. SEUSS without personalization. A Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Fine Dust Jacket. Sm. 4to. 143 pp.

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        Australian Stud Book, Bicentennial Edition (set of 30 volumes)

      Sydney: The Australian Jockey Club and Victoria Racing Club, 1987. Set of 30 volumes from 1878 to 1973. This is set No. 211 of the limited edition of 1,000 copies. Cream leatherette boards with gilt titling; decorations in gilt and green. Volume One contains several colour photos and introductory articles. Each volume has green and yellow ribbon markers. Two of the spines have minor scuffs; overall a very good set. NOTE: this set is heavy, so extra postage will be required. Please ask for a quote on shipping.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        La puttana errante

      Costigliole, All'Insegna del Lanzello, 1987. 1987 In 4°, p. 75. Con 17 acqueforti di Mino Maccari (7 nel testo e 10 a piena pagina, numerate, firmate e raccolte in una cartelletta). Tiratura di 100 esemplari. Cartonatura editoriale. Cofanetto.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marisa Meroni]
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        Knots and Crosses

      Bodley Head, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author with his noughts-and-crosses drawing. Fine, with the usual tanning of the text block, but no foxing. In a fine dustwrapper, not clipped, and no spine-fading. The very scarce first John Rebus novel was printed in a very small quantity, and now, because of the huge success of the author, is one of the crime highlights of the last 30 years. Extremely nice copy, rare in this condition.

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        Frank Gardiner, The Bushranger : A Definitive History

      Tranter Enterprises, Katoomba, NSW, Australia 1987 - Limited Edition. Number 536 Of 1,100. Signed By Author. Hard Cover Book Is In As New Condition. Collector's Item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Making of the African Queen, The or How I Went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall & Huston & Almost Lost My Mind SIGNED BY KATHARINE Hepburn

      Alfred Knopf, NY, 1987 - HBDJ, 1987, stated 1st edition, DATES Match on Title & Copyright page, PC, F/F-, AS-IS, 134 pgs, Ivory tweed cloth with Facsimile Signature in gold gilt of HEPBURN on Front, DJ light , wear & slight darkening edges DJ, Interior very light wear nice tight Clean, very tightly bound. No writing or markings inside the book other than the actress signature [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Escorial Biblesand Biblia Ladinada

      96 -London - Madison, 1987 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart collection of translations of the fifteenth centuryHebrew Bible, revised for the use of Christians. Spanish series. Containing two copies of I. J. 4 volume two, dated 1987,which each contain six facsimiles. I. ii. 19 edited with an introduction, glossary and notes by Mark G. Littlefield, dated 1992. Biblia Ladinada I. J. 3 being a critical edition with notes and commentaries, dated 1992. Volume two Isaiah to Maccabees, dated 1995. Lastly I. I. 7 with notes and a glossary by Mark G. Littlefield. Created through the Division of Research Programs of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Edited by various members of the Advisory Board of The Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies. Including Oliver H. Hauptmann, Mark G. Littlefield, and Moshe Lazar. Condition: All volumes are in their original cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines and front boards. Externally, each volume is generally smart, with only some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        *Signed by George Lucas* Industrial Light & Magic: The Art of Special Effects

      Ballantine Books, 1987-10-12. 3rd printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Other. *Signed by George Lucas* Industrial Light & Magic: The Art of Special Effects. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by George Lucas on the 1/2 tp, inscribed to Bruce, May the force be with you. Very Good+ (8 of 10) / in Very Good dustjacket (7 of 10). minor rubbing to corners, shelf wear, uncommon signature, guaranteed authentic, purchased from original owner.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our www.aCastleofBooks.com watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

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        Collected Stories

      Underwood/Miller 1987 - Underwood-Miller, Los Angeles/ Columbia, 1987. Hard Cover. All five volumes in fine condition. First Edition/First Printing. All volumes square solid tight unread copies. All volumes are First Editions/ First Printings. This is the Deluxe Limited Edition, issued in 5-volume sets, limited to 100 sets, this is #6. The limitation page also contains the author's signature from a cancelled check that has been added to that same page by the publisher. Laid into the first volume is a folded sheet titled, Brief Synopsis for Alternate World Novel, "The Acts of Paul." All five volumes bound in red leather like material, housed in the publisher's black faux leather slipcase, as issued. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Originalphotographie mit eigenh. U. ("F. Mitterand") sowie der vom deutschen Bundespräsidenten Richard von Weizsäcker.

      O. O. u. D. - 126:188 mm. Die Aufnahme zeigt Mitterand und Weizsäcker am 19. Oktober 1987 nach dem Abschreiten der Ehrenformation der Bundeswehr im Park der Villa Hammerschmidt. - Die Verso-Seite mit ms. Bildlegende.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Whale Rider (First Edition, inscribed)

      William Heinemann, Auckland, New Zealand 1987 - First New Zealand edition (and correct first). Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, "Lisa, / Arohanui - this small / fable of whales and / whale riders! / Arohanui, / Witi Ihimaera." Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Basis for the notable 2002 New Zealand film directed by Niki Caro. Scarce, particularly in this condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Les maisons de Muraz *

      [Atelier de et à Saint-Prex 1987]. - Eau-forte originale couleur 30 x 24, signée du monogramme et justifiée "pl refusée", sur Chine ou Japon. Avant dernière planche, ici en variante d'état et de teinte (refusée), du "Testament du Haut-Rhône" de Maurice Chappaz, de l'édition publiée par Gonin en 1987. Ni la justification du livre ni le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé de l'artiste ne donne quelque précision sur ce tirage.[Daulte 543; Bogousslavsky 34]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Ebauche d'un serpent.

      1987 - Maquette originale manuscrite, 1987, in-4, couverture sur fond noir contrecollé d'un serpent d'argent moucheté. Eve, un serpent, tentation et méditations. sur ces variations poétiques de Paul VALERY, Marianne CLOUZOT réalise la maquette de ce livre, en trente et une compositions à l'encre de chine, d'un trait stylisé aux accents surréalistes. Cette maquette manuscrite et complète de ses trente-et-un dessins originaux est à la recherche d'un éditeur. Livres

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        Stadt des Schwarz / Eighteen Photographs of Berlin

      Washington, D.C.: Loosestrife Editions, 1987. Black front endpaper has a vertical crease, light internal thumb creases on a few pages; a near fine copy in stamped black boards with a silver gelatin print mounted to the front board. (This copy lacks the original acetate jacket.). First Edition. Folio. Number 36 of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the photographer. A nice presentation copy, INSCRIBED by Gossage for Antoinette Fraissex du Bost, the second wife of Leo Castelli, and dated in the year of publication: "For Tonny / There is no inscription / that can say enough. Thanks for / all the time and care. / John Gossage 1987." With a silver gelatin mounted to the front board. Introduction by Jane Livingston. 18 moody black and white photographs of Berlin shot between 1982-1986, with 6 vellum page dividers. Images nearly black on black. Gossage's conceptual paean to the old Berlin. (Parr / Badger, v2, 64).

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        DNA.

      Illustriert. Eckernförde 1987. (16 Seiten).. Text in deutsch.Diese Schrift ist anläslich seiner Ausstellung in der "Galerie nemo" 1987 erschienen in 200 nummerierte und signierte Exemplaren.Mit 4 Kaltnadel-Radierungen von Kvium

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        Balthasar Neumann. Sammlung Eckert. Plansammlung aus dem Nachlass Balthasar Neumanns im Mainfränkischen Museum Würzburg. Herausgegeben vom Mainfränkischen Museum Würzburg. Unter Mitverwendung der Vorarbeiten von Joachim Hotz bearbeitet von Hanswernfried Muth, Elisabeth Sperzel und Hans-Peter Trenschel.

      Echter Verlag,, Würzburg, 1987 - Würzburg, Echter Verlag, 1987. Groß-Folio. 63 x 73 cm. Begleitbuch: 126 Seiten, 258 Seiten Abbildungen, 172 lose Blätter (Maße 50 x 70 cm bzw. 14 gerollte Blätter im Format 70 x 99,5 cm) zusammen in Original-Kassette. 1. Auflage. Anlässlich des 300. Geburtstages von Balthasar Neumann herausgegebene Publikation mit 172 originalgroßen (mit wenigen Ausnahmen) Wiedergaben der 172 geretteten Baupläne, ferner die Abbildungen aller 1945 verbrannten Blätter der Sammlung Eckert, soweit diese in Fotoaufnahmen überliefert sind. Opulentes Werk in der illustrierten Original-Kassette. Sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. With many illustrations. Original cloth binding book and 172 loose sheets in original box. Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE NEON RAIN

      New York: Henry Holt & Co. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0805000534 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. First Dave Robicheaux mystery. ; 8.30 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 248 pages .

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        The Western Lands

      London, Picador, 1987.: American Literature; Association Copies; Association Copy; Beat-Generation; Inscribed; Literature; Rare Books; Signed; Signierte Bücher; Widmung; Widmungsexemplar; World Literature. 4°.. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Some foxing to the jacket and edges. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of irish photographer John Minihan. Inscribed by Willam Burroughs to John Minihan on the endpaper: "For John - all the best from The Western Lands - William S. Burroughs - 5/31/88 - London

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        Everything To Gain (Signed Association Copy)

      New York: Random House, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A book co-authored book by the 39th U.S. President and his wife Rosalynn. A close to near fine copy with some light bumping to the corners in a near fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper: "With thanks, to Phil & Ethel Klutznick Rosalynn & Jimmy Carter." The recipients were Phillip Klutznick and his wife Ethel. Klutznick was the U.S. Secretary of Commerce for Carter's administration and also served at various times as the President of both B'Nai B'rith and World Jewish Congress. A terrific association copy and uncommon as such.

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        A TIME TO HEAL. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GERALD R. FORD

      Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (1987). leather. Fine. Reissue of Ford's book beautifully bound in full red leather with numerous gold elephants stamped on the front and rear covers and SIGNED in full by the former President. Laid in is the 8-page pamphlet by Henry Kissinger that serves as an introduction.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Mama

      Houghton Mifflin Company Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1987. First. Uncorrected proof. A small stain on the front wrap else fine in wrappers. Author's first book. Ralph Ellison's copy with a letter from a Houghton Mifflin editor to Ellison, requesting help in promoting the book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Byen bag regnen. Fotografier fra København af Krass Clement ('The City Behind the Rain: Photographs from Copenhagen by Krass Clement').

      Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1987. Oblong8vo. Publisher's original illustrated wrappers. 153 pp. Illustrated throughout. More pictures available upon request. Minor wear to cover. An excellent, clean copy.. 'The City Behind the Rain', Krass Clement's 4th book is a photobook masterpiece with black-and-white photographs from Copenhagen - one of the best of all photo books. Beautifully designed book with charcoal grey and black wrappers matching the melancholic style of Krass Clement's photographs. This photo book was his breakthrough (in Denmark/Scandinavia) and by collectors and the artist himself considered the capital work. It is also one his most accessible books with very classic b/w photography influenced by both the nocturnal Brassaï & Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, though the Copenhagen seen through Krass Clement's Leica is his very own. First edition. More pictures available upon request

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        I Want to Take Picture

      Nexus Press Atlanta: Nexus Press. (1987). First. First edition. Folio. , hardcover issue. Fine in glossy boards as issued. Nicely Inscribed by the author within a drawing of the outline of his hand and dated in the year of publication. Roth. The Book of 101 Books; The Open Book; Parr and Badger. The Photobook Volume II. .

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        Icelandic Poem

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1987. Original lithograph by Anna-Eva Bergman (1909-1987) with facing Icelandic text by Halldór Laxness (1902-1998) in his own lithographically produced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. The image is one of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Bergman on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 4.

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        Equal Rites (1987 1st impression 1st edition Gollancz Hardback)

      Gollancz, 1987. First Edition. Hardback. Good Condition/Good. VG-/Good+ SCARCE 1987 1st IMPRESSION 1ST EDITION GOLLANCZ SF HARDBACK EDITION, WITH COLOURFUL COVER ARTWORK BY JOSH KIRBY. UNCLIPPED DJ IN MYLAR, £9.95 PRICE INTACT WITH VICTOR GOLLANCZ LOGO TO BASE OF SPINE - IMPRESSIVE 1ST PRINTING OF THE SOUGHT AFTER HARDBACK EDITION WITH ORIGINAL DJ. A LITTLE PAGE TAN AND MINOR AREA OF STAINING/DISCOLORATION TO TOP CORNER OF FLY-LEAF AND TO OUTER CORNER OF SUBSEQUENT SECTION TO PAGE 42, A LITTLE STAINING TO INSIDE EDGES OF DJ AND TOP EDGE CREASE TO DJ, 1CM CLOSED TEAR TO REAR TOP CORNER OF DJ AND NICK TO BASE OF DJ SPINE, SPINE ENDS RUBBED AND BASE OF SPINE A LITTLE PUSHED, INTERNALLY NEAR VG AND UNMARKED, WELL-PRESERVED TRUE 1ST OF THIS SCARCE TITLE. MORE EARLY PRATCHETT AND 1ST ED HARDBACKS AVAILABLE. IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH WORLDWIDE FROM UK FILM/SF SPECIALIST Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0575039507. ISBN/EAN: 9780575039506. Inventory No: 039192..

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        American Fly Fishing. A History

      [New York: Nick Lyons Books] [American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester, VT, 1987]. Number 64 of 105 copies (100 for sale), numbered on frontispiece and colophon, and signed by the author. 4to. Frontispiece by Louis Rhead. Illustrated. x, 278 pp. Bound in quarter green niger goatskin, spine gilt with raised bands, with tan paper sides, french tips, in matching quarter morocco folding box with title and Museum logo stamped on spine, all by Gray Parrot. Fine . The finely produced deluxe edition of this substantial and interesting history

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Blue Water, Yellow Balls

      (Easthampton, MA): Warwick Press, 1987. Quarto. (4)pp., accordion-fold. One of twenty copies signed by Carol Blinn, who wrote, illustrated, and printed this book. A poem by Blinn is accompanied by a watercolor illustration that extends across the central page spread, depicting three yellow balls floating on a cerulean pool surrounded by evergreen trees. The image is an homage to David Hockney, who made a series of paintings of swimming pools using vibrant shades of acrylic paint. The title page is accented with blue and yellow watercolor, and on the page following the poem is a palette of the watercolors that Blinn used in her illustration. Created by Blinn in the summer of 1987, the book is an ode to the season, bringing alive the bright colors, heat, and slower pace. Bound in tan cloth with a watercolor label evoking the undulation of water. Housed in a matching box backed in light green morocco. Laid in is a portfolio of materials describing the artist's process of imagining, writing, and designing the book. These include diagrams depicting ideas for the book's binding and eleven drafts of the text, evolving from prose to poetry, showing the author's changes. A lovely, scarce book produced in a very small limitation.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        In the Street

      Duke University Press, 1987. First edition of the photographer's second major photobook. Large quarto, original cloth. Signed by Helen Levitt on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Not to be confused with the more common paperback edition. Helen Levitt and the author James Agee first collaborated in 1945 on a documentary film set in Harlem, called "In the Street". Psychologist Robert Coles contribited the essays to this volume. Owen Edwards from The New York Times has noted that "[i]n common situations Miss Levitt finds the glint of an often bizarre beauty that most of us-including photographers-do not notice. . . . She brings to her pictures an intensity that can be almost hypnotic." "There is no fundamental difference in the great landscapes and quiet portraits of Edward Weston and the profoundly revealing pictures of children by Helen Levitt. Both are photographic perceptions of the highest order" (Ansel Adams).

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        De l'esprit, Heidegger et la question.

      Galilée 1987 - - Galilée, Paris _1987, 13,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à une proche amie. Dos légèrement insolé, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Letters. Translated by Zahra Partovi. Illustrated with Lithographs by Agnes Murray

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald. 1987. One of 75 copies only, each signed by the artist, Agnes Murray and the translator, Zahra Partovi, illustrated with three colored lithographs, each containing 12 plates. Bound by Zahra Partovi: accordion style, turquoise Japanese paper over boards with a label on front panel on buff hand-made paper with title printed in gold gilt, housed in salmon-colored paper envelope with black silk tie and silver sealing wax, fine. The calligraphy is by Jerry Kelly, and it is printed by John Hutcheson. The lithographs are by Agnes Murray and were editioned by Agnes Murray and Zahra Partovi at Bob Blackburn&#39;s Printmaking Workshop. The page size is 9 1/3 x 6 1/2 inches. A beautiful book - doing justice to Rumi&#39;s verse. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/2608.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        El sol desnudo

      Martínez Roca,. Volumen 51 en la colección 'Superficción ' 1987 - Trabajo de traducción: Traducción de Tony López. 260 páginas, 19 cm. Los gastos de envío para pedidos contra reembolso son de 4,83&#128;. Revisar las condiciones de venta. Referencia interna: 3050 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Libros del ajedrez,dados y tablas

      Ediciones Poniente - Vicent García Editores, Madrid-Valencia 1987 - Valencia - Madrid, Vicent García-Ediciones Poniente, 1987. Dos volúmenes en gran folio. Facsímil de la obra original del siglo XIII. Volumen I: 97 hojas. Volúmen II (complementario): 393 pág. Miniaturas en color y reproducciones fotográficas en negro de miniaturas del manuscrito. Numerosos problemas de ajedrez. Edición limitada y numerada de 2000 ejemplares, siendo éste el número 855. Holandesa en piel con estampados, encuadernación en media piel y tela. Estuche en tela. Estado general: excelente. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neuschwanstein

      Munich And New York: Schellmann. No Binding. Fine. 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&#39;s Blur&#39;s &#39;Country House&#39; album to numerous computer games. Warhol&#39;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&#39;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.

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