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        American Prospects

      New York: Times Books in association with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Texas. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Epiphanies. Interpreted by Susan Weil and Marjorie Van Dyke

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1987. One of 65 copies only, 50 in the edition for sale and 15 Artist&#39;s Proofs, all on Moulin du Gue paper and Japanese papers, with 62 etchings, employing over 150 plates, original watercolors, collage and hand cutting. Collage by Vincent FitzGerald and Zahra Partovi, etchings printed by Marjorie Van Dyke assisted by Maria Luisa Rojo at the Printmaking Workshop. Lithographs editioned by Marjorie Van Dyke with Rhae Burden. Calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Letterpress by Dan Keleher and Bruce Chandler at Wild Carrot Letterpress in 40 colors. Type set by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari at the Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Page size: 12 x 14 inches; 94 leaves, 3 of which are double folds, one printed page loose as insert (Dreams section), two fold-out images (Death section). & Bound: loose as issued in original wrappers in hand-made box by David Bourbeau at The Thistle Bindery in Japanese hand-made silk woven for this box, with incised line of Japanese tea paper showing profile of Joyce, spine of box slightly sunned, book fine.& Joyce&#39;s EPIPHANIES, the writings in his early notebooks that are the basis for the rest of his great works and which have never been published before. The EPIPHANIES are astonishing fragments of dreams, overheard conversations, and particles of experiences. In making the book, the artists and publisher divided THE EPIPHANIES into four sections: "Dreams," "Games," "Planes," and "Death." Each Epiphany is printed on a separate page with the page number printed in a different color. The four printed Introductions to the image sections each have printed on them, in the same color as the actual page number, all the page numbers that relate to that image section. Marjorie Van Dyke developed the images for the dreams and the games sections; Susan Weil developed the planes and death sections. These paragraphs and accompanying images take the reader / viewer through a series of Joyce&#39;s experiences as a boy, seeing and overhearing the world around him. & Selected by the Independent Curators for the Franklin Furnace exhibition "Contemporary Illustrated Books" as one of the 50 best illustrated books from 1966-1988, it was also featured in the Boston Athenaeum exhibition, "Artists of the Book, 1988: A Facet of Modernism." This important book was sold out within six months of publication and is now infrequently available on the secondary market. It is hard to overstate the importance of this book in contemporary book arts. It is one of the first, if not the first, to entice the reader / viewer with texts and images that they must manipulate to fully see - something now a relatively common occurance in book arts. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10666.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Walt Disney&#39;s Uncle Scrooge in Color

      Prescott, Arizona: Gladstone Publishing 1987, 1st Edition. () Fine in fine dust jacket. Folio. Black leather boards with gilt lettering on front. Beautifully illustrated endpapers with limited edition bookplate on front pastedown, and colour illustrations throughout. Dust jacket is in excellent condition. 40th anniversary edition that includes commentary by Disney comics writer Geoffrey Blum and storybook illustrations by Norman McGary. The bookplate is signed by Barks and numbered 110 / 750. Contains four stories (Christmas on Bear Mountain, Uncle Scrooge&#39;s Christmas Carol, and Uncle Scrooge the Lemonade King). The Lemonade King includes blue pencil rough drafts in addition to the finished illustrations. Also included is a history of the character (The Triumph of Scrooge McDuck) with accompanying art from film, television and comic books. The book comes in a black slipcase that has a large painted image of Scrooge on the front. All illustrations are colourful and detailed..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        TRILLIUM GENUS ILLUSTRATED

      Sapporo, Japan: Hokkaido University Press. Fine/Fine. 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover. Small Folio pp. v, 237, fine colour illustrations throughout; text in Japanese and English. Original dust jacket fine, laminated. Original slipcase fine, minimal wear. Green cloth hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy. A superbly produced and illustrated work; very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph 1902-1906

      Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Edited and Photographed by Yukio Futagawa. Nice Copy. Holland Brady Jr. is a highly reputed architect from Tryon, a small upscale community in the mountains of North Carolina. Brady accumulated a quality library of over 2,400 architecture books. This book is from that collection which we purchased. Please remember that if you purchase multiple architecture books, we combine shipping.

      [Bookseller: Shelley and Son Books]
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        D" is for Deadbeat

      Henry Holt & Company NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1987. hardcover. F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing INSCRIBED by author on title page. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Memento

      Berkeley, CA: Flying Fish Press, 2012. Fine. Number 49 of 50 copies signed by the book artist. An exquisite work by internationally known book artist Julie Chen. Ms. Chen started her press in 1987 and has become renowned for her limited edition artists&#39; books, which emphasize three-dimensional and movable structures, and fine press printing. In her artist&#39;s statement, Ms. Chen says that her work is heavily rooted in the idea of the book as a physical object and time-based medium. Memento is about the fragility of the book and the power of reading. It includes a miniature book that is housed in a metal locket that allows the reader to wear the book close to the body. The simple act of carrying a book on one&#39;;s person has diverse implications depending on circumstance and place. The locket also houses a triptych that contains a woven token commemorating Al-Mutanabbi Street in Iraq. The texts on the woven strips are taken from the preambles to the constitutions of the United States and Iraq. The image surrounding the token is of a booksellers stall on Al-Mutanabbi Street prior to the bombing in 2007. While the commemorative aspect of this piece is clear, the content of Memento addresses philosophical questions about the nature of reading and information transfer in our own lives as well as within the context of western culture in general. This edition is part of An Inventory of Al-Mutanabbi Street, a project to "re-assemble" some of the reading material lost in the car bombing of the street in March 2007. The street had been the historic center of Baghdad bookselling. The book and locket are housed in a brown silk covered box, with trim and the frame around the book in a lovely patterned orange silk. The colophon pulls out from a slot on the front edge of the book. The intricate locket was fabricated by Christina Kemp based on a design by Julie Chen. The book is 1 9/16 x 2 1/8 x 5/16 inches; the locket is 1 7/8 x 2 7/16 x 3/4 inches; The box is 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches. In fine condition. ARTISTSBOOKS/031113.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        FIDEL AND RELIGION: CASTRO TALKS ON REVOLUTION AND RELIGION WITH FREI BETTO

      New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Introduction by Harvey Cox. Lengthily INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the publisher's logo page by the author: "Para el Sr. Edgard/Bronfman, como recuerdo/de su visita a Cuba y de/la interesante e instructiva/conversacion que hemos sos-/tenido/Amistosamente/Fidel Castro/Mayo 12, 1987." Books signed by Castro are scarce, and this is a specially interesting example. After his father's death in 1971, Edgar Bronfman took over as president of Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Ltd. He became well-known internationally during the 1980s and 1990s as the president of the World Jewish Congress leading campaigns to free Soviet Jewry and compensating victims of the Holocaust and their heirs, as well as exposing the Nazi past of Austrian president Kurt Waldheim. In 1982 he became the first representative of a Jewish organization to speak before the United Nations. He was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton in 1999. In April, 2012 Bronfman joined 68 other billionaires in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Giving Pledge. Bronfman's former father-in-law, John L. Loeb, owned 40% of Cuban Atlantic Sugar and had large personal holdings of Cuban real estate. The Bronfman family also had connections to the Kennedy family, going back to the Prohibition era and the head of each dynasty, Samuel Bronfman, Edgar's father, and Joe Kennedy, father of the assassinated President. Over the years there has been speculation, tenuous as it is, tying the Bronfman family to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Y Beibl Cyssegr-lan 1588

      Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 1987 In brown cloth with blind tooling. Spine has title in gilt, some blind tooling. Internally, cream endpapers, title page in black inks, (iii), 555 pp, a few spots along text block edges, with its slipcase. A University of Wales production which is a facsimile copy of the 1588 Bishop Morgan Bible, an edition limited in numbers to 500 copies only, and now very difficult to find. A lovely copy of an important and always useful title! Morgan, bishop of St Asaph and biblical translator has been called &lsquo;the single most important figure in the history of the Reformation in Wales&rsquo; (Williams, Wales and the Reformation, 342), because it was he who brought to completion the translation of the Bible into Welsh. The Book of Common Prayer, including the psalter, and the New Testament had been translated in 1567, but the task was left unfinished. See ODNB.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Masterpieces of Medical Photography (Signed Limited Edition, with additional inscription and typed letter signed)

      Altadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Presentation copy, one of an undetermined number of copies stamped "BURNS ARCHIVE NO." on the verso of the title page (this copy hand-numbered 59) and INSCRIBED by the author to noted bookseller Joanna Grimes on the verso of the title page, below the limitation statement: "Presented to / Joanna Grimes of the Old Hickory Bookshop for a decade of support of my photohistorical collecting and writing / This 4 of April 88 / With much appreciation / Stanley B. Burns, M.D." Laid in is an accompanying typed letter signed from Burns to Ms. Grimes (then proprietor of the Old Hickory Bookshop), a portion of which reads: "...Because of people such as yourself, my Archive has grown to be an important cultural institution in America." Fine in a Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Flower Is

      Tokyo: Yugensha. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Confederate Veteran Magazine 1893-1932 in Bound Volumes, Complete in Forty-Three [43] Volumes, Including Three-Volume Index

      The National Historical Society / Broadfoot Publishing Co.. Large Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. No jackets. Pages ridges faintly foxed (lightly stained on just a few volumes), spine labels lightly rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. Complete in forty-three hardcover volumes. Original beige cloth, gilt stamped titles and borders on blue title panels. Reprinted from the original magazines, includes twelve issues per volume, plus three index volumes created specially for this reprint publication. A faithful and high quality facsimile reproduction of the originals, with photographs and ads throughout. The 3-volume index is 2,700 pages with 500,000 entries, including every name and significant mention and cross-reference charts. This is the largest reference set available telling the story of the war from the Confederate perspective. Still in print - new sets are priced at $1500.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse]
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        Blinds & Shutters

      Guildford, UK: Genesis Publications / Hedley. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, one of a very small number SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL. Generally considered the most beautiful book to document the rock-and-roll era. A FINE COPY in the original shipping box. Lavish, profusely illustrated tribute book to the photographer Michael Cooper, best known for his photographs of the rock music world in the 1960s and early 1970s. With over 600 photographs by Cooper and contributions from 93 important artists, musicians, and writers of the era, including Francis Bacon, William Burroughs, Eric Clapton, Jim Dine, Allen Ginsberg, David Hockney, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Warhol, and many others. The edition was limited to 5000 copies (this is number 2531) each signed by a different selection of contributors. This copy is signed by: Billy Al Bengston, Peter Blake, Eric Clapton, Adam Cooper, John Dunbar, Allen Jones, Craig Kaufmann, Ann Marshall, Colin Self, Andy Warhol, and Bill Wyman. Copies signed by Warhol are extremely rare: Warhol died in 1987 as the book was being assembled and only signed a handful of copies (anecdotally, perhaps as few as 20). Guildford UK: Genesis Publications / Hedley, 1990. Quarto, original black morocco and yellow buckram; original handmade silkscreen box with a sliding blind revealing a photograph unique to each copy; original shipping box. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Jewish Immigrants of the Nazi Period in the U.S.A, Sponsored by Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration, New York and Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, technische Universität, Berlin. 6 Bände (in 8 Bänden), 6 volumes in 8

      New York, München, London, Paris, K. G. Saur, 1978 - 1987. - Vol. 1: Archival Resources. Vol. 2: Classified and Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Immigration and Accultaration of Jews. From central Europe to the USA. Since 1933. Vol. 3/1: Guide to the Oral History Collection of the Research Foundation for Jews Immigration, New York. Vol. 3/2: Classified List of Articles Concerning Emigration in Germany. Vol. 4: Jewish Emigration from Germany 1933 - 1942 Part 4/1: Programs and Policies until 1937; Part 4/2: Restrictions on Emigration and Deportation to Eastern Europe). Vol. 5: The Individual and Collective Experience of German-Jewish Immigrants 1933 - 1984. Vol. 6: Essays on the History, Persecution, and Emigration of German Jews. en 8000 Sehr gutes, nahezu neuwertiges Exemplar (very good, almost like new copy). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). XXVIII, 279, XXXIII, 286, XXXVI, 152, XXII, 177, 726, 308, 411 S. Blaue Original-Hardcoverbände im Format 24 x 15 cm.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM

      Northampton, Massachusetts: Pennyroyal Press, 1987. No. 141 OF 150 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. Hardcover. 238 x 159 mm (9 3/8 x 6 1/4"). 8 p.l., 134 pp. [1] leaf (colophon). No. 141 OF 150 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. Publisher&#39;s rich maroon morocco, covers with blindruled border, upper cover with blindstamped medallion depicting a raven in profile, flat spine with gilt titling, marbled endpapers. Stored in a book well in the original maroon cloth clamshell box. With title page vignette, tailpiece, printer&#39;s device, and 20 full-page woodcuts by Barry Moser, and WITH AN EXTRA SUITE OF SIGNED PLATES contained in a folder inside the folding box. In mint condition. Well illustrated by Moser and impeccably printed by Harold McGrath in Mardersteig&#39;s Dante typeface, this is the only major piece of Welty&#39;s fiction to appear in an important private press edition. One of the great Southern Gothic writers of the 20th century, Eudora Welty (1909-2001), who was born in Jackson, Mississippi, incorporated the lore and atmosphere of her birthplace into her writings, some of which are bitingly funny, others of which are depressingly bleak. In the words of ANB, "Bridegroom" is "a whimsical fantasy pastiche that combines figures from legend (keelboatman Mike Fink) and history (the Harp brothers, notorious Trace highwaymen) with many elements from European fairy tales." The grotesque characters of the Southern Gothic novel are ideal subjects for Moser&#39;s art, and his re-creations of Welty&#39;s cast members here are memorable. This item, especially in the present deluxe version, is uncommonly seen in the marketplace.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Alles ruht, einzelnes bewegt sich

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1987. Original lithograph by Günther Uecker (b. 1930) with facing text by Eugen Gomringer (b. 1925) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Uecker on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 4.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        No Deals, Mr Bond

      London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder and Stoughton 1987, 1987. UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher&#39;s red paper wraps, printed in black. Pp.241 + [3], blank. Minor wear; near fine. Presented &#39;To Mike&#39; and signed in full on the title page. John Gardner&#39;s sixth original novel starring Ian Fleming&#39;s Commander Bond. Uncommon in proof format and RARE in signed state.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Poems. Translated by Michael Feingold. Illustrated by Neil Welliver

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1987. First Edition in English of Ibsen&#39;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&#39; 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/5436.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Erker-Treffen 4

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1987. Portfolio of 10 texts lithographically reproduced in the authors&#39; own handwriting by Wolfgang Bächler, Max Bill, E. M. Cioran, Eugen Gomringer, Peter Huchel, Eugène Ionesco, Halldór Laxness, Ivo Michiels, Margarete Mitscherlich and Andrea Zanzotto, with 11 original lithographs by Anna-Eva Bergman, Max Bill, Piero Dorazio, Ulrich Erben, Hans Hartung, Eugène Ionesco, Giuseppe Santomaso, Antoni Tàpies, Günther Uecker, Jef Verheyen and Max Weiler, each signed and numbered by the artist on BFK Rives. The portfolio itself is one of 200 numbered copies. Each lithograph is folded down the middle, typically with the text on the left and the image on the right, and loosely inserted into a slipcase. 39 x 28.5 cm. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        A Time of Gifts (1st edition 1987 hardback)

      John Murray, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. VG-/Good+ 1st edition 1987 John Murray hardback, first printing, unclipped DJ, lovely John Craxton cover artwork, frontispiece photo and map on different coloured pages. Name to fly-leaf, previous owner has written &#39;Rumania&#39; and crossed out Hungary on blurb on front inner flap blurb of DJ, light top edge crease and corner rub to DJ, pages dulled with a little spotting visible to lower edge only, else internally VG in tight binding. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0719533481. ISBN/EAN: 9780719533488. Inventory No: 038524..

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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        The Broom of the System

      Viking Pinguin Books David Foster Wallace, The Broom of the System. Viking Pinguin Book, 1987. An uncorrected proof copy of the first edition of the author's first novel in demin blue wrappers, preceding the advance reading copy. While the original first edition in hardcover, published on January 6th, 1987, may be listed as rare, especially since, reportedly, quite some of the reported 1300 copies went out to libraries, and the advanced reading copy even more uncommon, only a handfull of these uncorrected proofs exist. Enclosed is a July 9th, 1986 memo from the publisher presenting this uncorrected proof copy (to eight recipients only) and discussing the upcoming advanced reading copy, due for August, 'that will have the flash cover art in all its brilliant colours.' A very fine and tight copy in protective cover.

      [Bookseller: Wolfbooks]
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        The Making of Books

      (Lime Rock, CT: Lime Rock Press, 1987). Four volumes. Unpaginated. One of 50 numbered copies printed by Dard Hunter, Jr. at the Mountain House Press. The text, written in 1915, is reprinted from the quarterly published by Alfred Fowler entitled The Miscellany, Volume II, No. 1. It was written by Dard Hunter and comprises his initial compilation on the subject of making books by hand. The first miniature volume contains the essay "The Lost Art of Making Books"; the second "Ancient Paper-Making"; the third "Seventeenth Century Type-Making"; and the fourth contains thirteen paper samples folded into twenty-six pages. Bound by Gray Parrot in tan morocco, gilt-titled. The foreword by Dard Hunter, Jr. indicates that the paper on which the books are printed is very likely the last papers to be made in Hunter&#39;s mill. A very handsome set housed in a matching morocco slipcase, which is slightly lighter in color than the books. (1 7/8 by 1 5/16; 48x33mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Collected Stories

      Los Angeles, California, Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood/Miller,, 1987. [Comprising:] Beyond Lies the Wub; Second Variety; The Father-Thing; The Days of Perky Pat; The Little Black Box. 5 volumes, octavo. Original coloured cloth, titles to spines in black, tan endpapers. All housed in the publisher&#39;s black cloth slipcase. A beautiful set in excellent condition. First edition, first impression of his posthumous collection of Philip K. Dick&#39;s stories; one of a limited edition of 500 sets numbered in the first volume. With a preface by the author (from a letter written in the year before his death in 1982) in the first volume, a foreword by Steven Owen Godersky (also in volume one), and introductions to each volume by Roger Zelazny, Norman Spinrad, John Brunner, James Tiptree, Jr., and Thomas M Disch. Dick, in his preface, states his definition of "good science fiction" based upon the invasion of a hypothetical "new idea" into reader&#39;s conception of the world: "if it is good sf the idea is new, it is stimulating, and probably most important of all, it sets off a chain-reaction of ramification-ideas in the mind of the reader; it so-to-speak unlocks the reader&#39;s mind so that the mind, like the author&#39;s, begins to create." Included, laid in to the first volume, is the "Brief Synopsis for Alternate World Novel: The Acts of Paul" pamphlet, which publishes Dick&#39;s intriguing plan for an unwritten novel set in a world in which Paul of Tarsus was never converted on the road to Damascus, leaving Christianity to die out and Manichaeism to become the established religion.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clandestine in Chile

      Henry Holt and Company, New York,, 1987. The Adventures of Miguel Littin. Translated by Asa Zatz. Octavo. Original tan cloth-backed boards, titles to spine in red. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the slightly faded dust jacket. First US Edition, First Printing. With the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        J&#39;ai recontré des gens qui sont nés aveugles. Qui n&#39;ont jamais vu. Je leur ai demandé quelle est pour eux l&#39;image de la beauté

      Flaine: Centre d&#39;Art de Flaine, 1987. Fine in stapled brown wrappers.. First Edition. Thin square octavo. Published to coincide with Sophie Calle&#39;s exhibition at the Centre d&#39;Art de Flaine, in Cluses, France, from February 26th to May 3rd, 1987. Illustrated with 18 gridded black and white photographs of blind people, who have been asked to describe their images of beauty, and accompanied by 6 tipped-in color plates of the ensuing exhibition. No copies in OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        A Life in Movies (Signed First Edition)

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1987 - First American Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and legendary film director on the title page, in his late (and as with all his autographs from this period, typically unsteady) hand: "For Elizabeth / from Michael Powell / Dallas." Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Powell directed many of the twentieth century's most enduring British film classics, including "The Red Shoes," "Peeping Tom," "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp," "Black Narcissus," and "I Know Where I'm Going." Jacket has a faint vertical crease to the front flap, and slight toning to the rear panel. An uncommon signature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Seven Lady Godivas

      New York: Random House,, 1987. The True Facts Concerning History&#39;s Barest Family. Quarto. Original brown quarter cloth, paper to sides with pictorial decoration to upper board, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations by Dr Seuss in the text. A fine copy in dust jacket, faintly faded to spine panel. Signed presentation inscription from the author the first blank page "for Jed Mattes / with Greatest Regards / from Peeping Theodor / (AkA Dr Seuss), Dec 1987". First printing of the commemorative edition "Re-Issued by Multitudionous Demand", originally published in 1939.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BRIARWOOD WRITERS&#39; ALLIANCE CORRESPONDENCE AND PUBLICITY ARCHIVE

      1987. BRIARWOOD WRITERS&#39; ALLIANCE CORRESPONDENCE AND PUBLICITY ARCHIVE. William "Bill" G. Thompson (American, 1922-2009) founded Briarwood Writers&#39; Alliance in 1987 in Needham, MA. He was educated at Boston University and worked in radio and for RCA Victor records before entering into literary representation work with Lordly and Dame, a literary agency in Boston, during the 1970s through the 80s; after a few years he founded Briarwood and as its President represented more than 150 writers and poets - among them some Pulitzer and Nobel prize winners, and performers, booking lectures and readings at colleges and universities. His correspondence is lively and personable, and many of his letters close "Hastily," giving the impression of a bustling business and a a busy schedule juggling campus appearances, promoting poets and poetry, keeping abreast of publishing world news, and making sure his artists are happy and well taken care of as they make the rounds of lecture halls and ivy league faculty parties. Alphabetically his clients ranged from Chinua Achebe to Richard Wilbur. Besides copies of Thompson&#39;s correspondence, the individual files often contain a typed note and/or letter signed by the author, along with publicity photos, copies of reviews, etc. A complete list of the authors included in this archive is available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PHILIP K. DICK: BEYOND LIES THE WUB; SECOND VARIETY; THE FATHER THING; THE DAYS OF PERKY PAT; THE LITTLE BLACK BOX

      Los Angeles, CA: Underwood/Miller, 1987 The complete five volume set of the trade issue. Introductions for the corresponding volumes by Roger Zelazny, Norman Spinrad, John Brunner, James Tiptree, Jr., and Thomas M. Disch. Collects 118 stories. Barron; Anatomy of Wonder 4, 3-63. Bound in various shades of red cloth, as issued. All volumes fine and bright, issued without dust jackets or slipcase. . First editions, first printing. Hardcovers.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        J.S. Mill: Critical Assessments (Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers)

      Routledge, 1987-07-21. Hardcover. New. New unread book. Plastic sealed.

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        Those Days, signed Limited Edition

      Elmwood CT: Raven Editions, 1987. First edition. Softcover. As New/as new. First and only printing of this signed limited edition. Copy No. 52. Marbled softcover. There are eleven poems and a story in this edition. This copy has always been wrapped in tissue paper and is as nice as the day it was purchased, clean and unfaded. In the original mylar wrapper.

      [Bookseller: David W. Bowers Books]
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        Equal Rites

      Gollancz 1987 - First edition first impression in mint condition, signed with dedication 'to Andy Still more wishes. Terry Pratchett' by author to half title page, no markings, not price clipped, this book is in immaculate condition, please see pics, jacket in removable protective sleeve, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: setantabooks]
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        The Broom of the System

      New York: Viking Press, 1987.. First softcover edition, published simultaneously with the hardcover edition. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. In near fine condition. Signed by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Fortids kunst i Norges bygder.

      1-16. Faksimileutg. Oslo 1987. Folio s. Billedplansjer, delvis i farver. Rikt illustrert. Orig. bd. med vareomsl. Noen av vareomslagene er litt revet.. 6bd. Telemarken, 1bd. Sunndalen på Møre, 2bd. Numedal, 2bd. Østerdalen, 5bd. Gudbrandsdalen

      [Bookseller: Thorsens Antikvariat]
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        Teenage Lust: An Autobiography

      New York: Self-published, 1987 Paperback SIGNED. Second edition, stated, though actually first thus. Near Fine minus paperback with a light scuff at each tip, a touch of rubbing to the back cover, light rubbing at the spine edges and a crease to the spine; protected by a custom acetate dj. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Unpaginated; 105 b&w reproductions; 9 x 11 inches. SIGNED BY CLARK on the title page; no inscription. This second edition contains thirteen additional plates not found in the first (1983.) According to Clark: The first edition "seemed incomplete to me. I prefer the second." Only issued in paperback. For the first edition: Roth, Book of 101 Books, p244-245; Auer, 802 PhotoBooks, p648.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Teenage Lust (Signed Second Edition)

      New York: Larry Clark, 1987. Second edition. Softcover. His second book, a controversial collection of gritty images. This edition includes extra images not found in the first printing. A clean very near fine copy in photo illustrated wrappers. Signed and inscribed by Clark in 1988 on the title page. A very nice copy of this important book.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Masterpieces of Medical Photography: Selections from the Burns Archive

      Pasadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1987 Hardcover First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a couple of small plate smudges to the ffep and half title and a black remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. A very nice copy with no bubbling to the dj laminate. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Edited, with an introduction by Joel-Peter Witkin; captions and afterword by Stanley B. Burns. Unpaginated [96 pages]; 40 color plates printed recto only, with caption opposite; 9 x 12.25 inches. SIGNED BY WITKIN & BURNS on the title page; no inscription. From an edition limited to 3000 copies; there was only one printing as the plates were destroyed in a fire. Early medical photographs, ranging from an 1844 daguerreotype to a 1908 photo-postcard. Scarce to begin with, very unusual signed by both.

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        The Mountains of Wales An Anthology in Verse & Prose. (Gregynog Special)

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 1987 One of the Special Copies, numbered I to XX, bound by James Brockman in stained transparent vellum boards, with blue and black calf onlays, black goatskin spine, all edges rough gilt, with blue suede doublures, light blue Japanese paper fly leaves, dark grey leather joints. Housed in a quarter black goatskin dropback box, with blue buckram sides, velvet lined, with a stained calf label to spine. Published in July, 1987, 189 pp, [2], 8 pl, 297*180 mm, the water colour by Parker, were printed by offset lithography by Adrian Lack, and tipped in. Drawn on ten centuries of Welsh, Latin and English literature, this anthology ranges from the oldest traditions about Arthur to the autobiography of a hill farmers wife published in 1979. From Giraldus Cambrensis&#39; reaction to Snowdonia in 1188 to that of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In between come the heroics of the Princes, the pioneer naturalists, Pennant and the early travelers, the great English romantic poets, the first climbers, artists like Augustus John and John Piper, writers like Edward Thomas and Robert Graves, TH Parry-Williams and RS Thomas. Fabulous and uncommon! (See Esslemont/Hughes Gwasg Gregynog 16, for further information)

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Vuk Television Photos, a Monograph of one of the Most Ambitious series in Belgrade Television

        Book Description: RTB- RTV Theory and Practice Quarterly, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1987. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Vuk Television Photography 1987 Monochrome Monograph was done by Photographer Ljubinko Kozul during the Filming of the television series," Vuk Karadzic - From Idea to Reality" this was a series done in 10 to 13 episodes started in 1976 to celebrate Vuk Karadzic his life and times. He was a 19th Century Linguist, whose grammar was adapted by most of the nations in former Yugoslavia. The series was done to celebrate his 200th birthday and is as well known by school children there as Abraham Lincoln is here. The writing of the script was written by Aleksandar Obrenovic. Since Vuk television was only 30 years old at the time and with the amount historical material this was a huge and at times seemingly impossible task. This is the story of this undertaking in words and photographs. Kozul was on the set and took the photos at the time of filming. They are striking, stunning interesting poignant. This was the 19th century, so costumes oxcarts all had to be timely and photo worthy. LJUBINKO KO¿UL, art photographer, member of ULUPUDS - Serbian Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers, with the status of Distinguished Artist. Born on May 10, 1947 in Ridjica, Baka, Serbia. Has been working in the Radio Television of Serbia during his whole working life, longest as photographer in the Marketing Department and RTS Art Program. Involved in b&w photography, exhibiting and working on self-created a co-created photo-monographs. Themes: TV, portrait, PAVLE UGRINOV, ballet, NUDE, Ridjica- The Painting Garden, An artist in his atelier, Experiment-unique photography, HAND MADE¿ Cooperates with institutions of culture, science, education and information. Enlisted in the/Who Is Who in Serbia/ thesaurus in 1995 and 1996. There are almost 200 photos in this monograph. It is written in English and Serbian. There were only 1,200 copies ever printed. The book measures 9 x10in and is a softcover, black with silver art work and in Serbian. But each pages is translated It has a vellum page in front and back and front page has Karadzic's alphabet and facsimile signature. There were a total of 40 film locations 470 homes, monasteries buildings. It has written at the end RTV theory and Practice Special Edition Series, Special issue. 168pp. Book has no mark, clean, no yellowing, spine is tight but it has one loose page. Bookseller Inventory # PB-315 Papillon Books , Columbia MO 

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        The Broom of the System

      New York: Viking Press, 1987.. First edition of the author&#39;s first book, which consisted of a printing run of 1300 copies. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE LIGHT FANTASTIC

      Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe/Doubleday SFBC, 1987. First US hardcover edition, first prnt. Signed by Pratchett on the title page. Dustjacket art by Josh Kirby. Upper board corners tapped and dustjacket bottom corner just touched (not immediately apparent). Bright, tight copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. This is one of the Doubleday Science Fiction Book Club copies.The code "11154" printed on the rear panel of the dustjacket, "Book Club Edition" printed on lower corner of front flap, no ISBN, code "R32" printed on p188 and "First published in 1986 by Colin Smythe Limited Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire" on the copyright page.. St. Martin's Press intended to issue the US edition of Pratchett's novels but Colin Smythe declined their offer for subsidiary rights and Doubleday's Science Fiction Book Club became the distributor for this title. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers.  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Mort. [A Discworld novel]

      Victory Gollancz in association with Colin Smyhe Ltd., 1987. Roy. 8vo., First Edition, blind crease across top corner of front free endpaper; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. The fourth Discworld novel, with striking dustwrapper artwork by Josh Kirby . Catalogs: modern firsts.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Equal Rites

      London: Victor Gollancz in Association with Colin Smythe, 1987. 200pp, original buckram in DJ. Bright and clean. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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