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        I Want Take Picture

      Nexus Press Atlanta, GA: Nexus Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. One of only 1000 copies. His best known and most important book that revolves around his travels in Southeast Asia. A fine copy in illustrated boards. (Roth 258-259: Parr & Badger v2, 40-41)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA ]
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        Tommyknockers

      New York: Viking Press, 1987.. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Stephen King on the title page. An excellent near fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Andy Book

      Tokyo: Doeisha, 1987. First Edition. Softcover.. VG+. 4to, Unpaginated. French fold wraps as issued. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in English, with Japanese translation booklet laid in. A little rubbed and grubby, with small price sticker residue to rear, but still better than is often the case for this fragile title. More images available on request. Scarce. One of the great Weber books. His profile of smalltown hero and featherwight champion Andy Minsker (who also modelled for Calvin Klein and things) somehow sums up everything he does i.e. casual male glamour. The pictures and brilliant, and the book is an excellent complete work.

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        Baltasar and Blimunda

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1987.. First British edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author's first book to be translated into English. Signed and dated by Saramago. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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' 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)

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        The Hobbit, 1987 Super Deluxe Limited Edition, #488 of 500

      London: Unwin Hyman, 1987. Limited/Numbered. Full-Leather. J.R.R. Tolkien. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This Limited Numbered Edition was published by Unwin Hyman in 1987 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the original publication of The Hobbit. Bound in dark green leather, and housed in the original publishers cloth and leather slipcase. This copy is numbered #488 of 500, and contains the special foreword by Christopher Tolkien. This copy is in mint condition, opened only to inspect. Still has the original packing box with the numbered Limitation Notice to the front. No foxing to the Limitation Notice, no other marks whatsoever, Mint unread condition, a must for the serious collector. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. As New / No Jacket, as Issued.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        WAYNE THIEBAUD: PRIVATE DRAWINGS. The Artist's Sketchbook

      New York:: Abrams,, 1987. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED, INSCRIBED, DATED AND WITH A SMALL DRAWING OF A HEART BY WAYNE THIEBAUD. First Edition First Printing LIMITED TO 2500 COPIES. Facsimile reproduction sketchbook. Near Fine hardback volume with minimal spotting fore-edge. With eight page pamphlet in the original pocket on front paste down, as issued. Included is a printed announcement concerning the book signing. Original Color Printed Fine Slipcase. No Dust Jacket issued. 4to.

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        NO DEALS, MR. BOND

      London:: Jonathan Cape. (1987). First edition. SIGNED by John Gardner. Very light, almost imperceptible foxing on top edge, otherwise fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The Year's Best Science Fiction Fourth Annual Collection

      New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. SIGNED in our presence by Bruce Sterling, Robert Silverberg, Walter Jon Williams, James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, Connie Willis, Scott Baker, Greg Bear, William Gibson, Tim Powers (upside-down), Kim Stanley Robinson, Harry Turtledove and Karen Joy Fowler at their contributions. Very Good in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bumping to the lower tips of the boards. The dustjacket is rubbed and edgeworn and has a short closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. ***FREE tracking number on domestic shipments***

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        Kenzo Tange: 40 Ans D'Urbanisme Et D'Architecture

      Catalog for the major retrospective exhibition at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, June 12-September 20, 1987. With it, preserved in an archival sleeve is the scarlet and azure pictorial invitation card to the opening-inside a beautiful, mounted white paper scale model, architectural pop-up-the card signed by Kenzo Tange at the rear; carefully preserved, the pop-up fine. The catalog has 2 Kenzo Tange texts, the introduction and an essay on the future of Tokyo and it provides an excellent overview of his 1980's buildings, plans and proposals. English translations are provided for all principal texts, documentation and illustrations. The pop-up shows an element of Tange's revised 1985 reorganization plans for the Place d'Italie in Paris (built 1991). These designs, including the evolution of Tange's proposals are featured in the catalog, pages 146-149. The pop-up card was made in Japan for the June 11 exhibition opening. CONDITION DETAIL: Book: Pages, including edges: clean and bright: fingering pressure marks to a few pages, primarily preliminaries: pages are generally fresh. Wrappers: clean and bright: trace edge wear: penned owner name inside upper wrapper at head. Binding: Excellent. Pop-Up Card: Inside: Fine and pop-up is fine. Outside: Very Good: Front: Illustration: bright and clean. Trace ding to outer top corner and trace wear to outer bottom tip: minor wear to inner tip. Rear: clean with trace rub: handwritten Kenzo Tange signature: Fine, the black ink bright. BOOK: Size: 296 x 225 mm (11.65 x 8.86 inches). Format: Publisher's black and white photographic wrappers with blue, black and white letters in a perfect (adhesive) binding. SUMMARY: This finely produced catalog is among the most important that appeared in Tange's lifetime It begins with his 1986 proposal for the New Tokyo City Hall complex (built 1991) and presents in detail his famous original 1960 proposals for the expansion of Tokyo into Tokyo Bay and his 1986 revised plans for the future of Tokyo. It is profusely illustrated with photographs of completed buildings and to scale designs, drawings and project models. There are three 8-pages gatefolds: two primarily show his scale drawings and present 35 and 22 respectively: the third gatefold is a chronological table of major works 1945-1987. The exhibition was the architect's first in France. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete. (1) page, foreword in French, 168 pages with illustrated division sheets and rear documentation, some illustrations in color, and the Tange essay printed on a special, pale green paper. Text in three parts, Part I on buildings and skyscrapers with 16 examples ranging from the New Tokyo City Hall complex to the Akasaka Prince Hotel to the Singapore Indoor Stadium; Part II on Tokyo urban planning; and Part III on urban planning in countries outside of Japan with examples in Europe, Asia and the United States. 27 urban planning projects are described. The 2 essays address his proposals for the future of Tokyo Bay and are titled, "Tokyo in the Future" (by Tange) and "Expressing Tokyo Vertically" (by Suzuki). CARD: Size (folded state): 219 x 153 mm (8.62 x 6.02 inches). Format: Coated paper: top fold-over design, pop-up on the inside. Front: Scarlet and azure with title in black letters with reproductions of models and drawings of Tange building designs. Inside: Scarlet with mounted white architectural pop-up. Below is the caption, chatani, (romanization of Japanese for pop-up), embossed in inkless letters. To right is the French text on the opening night gala. Rear: White, blank except for the handwritten Kenzo Tange signature. PLACE D'ITALIE: In 1984 at the request of Jacques Chirac, the mayor of Paris, Kenzo Tange made a reorganization proposal for the Place d'Italie, a plaza of about 200 meters in diameter south of the Seine, bordering an enormous roundabout. Approved in 1985 and built in 1991, it has brought a new liveliness to that part of the city. Tange's post-modern offices, shopping center, restaurant and hotel surround an atrium capped by a glass, sawtooth roof and ascending the plaza steps one sees an architectural extravaganza of interlocking steps and terraces. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request. 

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        The Cuckoo Clock and Other Poems

      (Worcester: Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1987). Quarto. (viii) (42) (ii) pp. From an edition of 200 copies, this is one of fifty deluxe copies with hand-colored illustrations. Illustrated with frontispiece and numerous line drawings by Iris Leslie, hand-colored by Margaret Adams, David Rust and Jenny Hancox. Leslie's poems are here presented as a gift to his great-grandchildren, with playful illustrations by his widow which are here colored by several noted artists of the Stanbrook Abbey Press. A rich production, bound in quarter blue morocco and gilt-stamped Chinese silk over boards. Housed in a slipcase of Japanese wood veneer.

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        Byen bag regnen. Fotografier fra København af Krass Clement ('The City Behind the Rain: Photographs from Copenhagen by Krass Clement'). FIRST EDITION .

      Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1987. Oblong8vo. Publisher's original illustrated wrappers. 153 pp. Illustrated throughout. Only minimal light wear to cover and edges. Internally clean and overall a near fine, very attractive copy.. Mainly famous for his book 'Drum' (1996) included in Parr & Badger, but the rest of Krass Clement's oeuvre is equally outstanding: 'The City Behind the Rain', Krass Clement's 4th book is a photo book masterpiece with black-and-white photographs from Copenhagen - one of his most sought after works. 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

      [Bookseller: Kirkegaards Antikvariat]
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        Byen bag regnen. Fotografier fra København. [The City behind the Rain. Photographs from Copenhagen].

      [Copenhagen, 1987]. Queer 4to. Original dark grey wrappers. Very slight sunning to spine and a tiny nick to upper part of front wrapper. An 1988-inscription to front free end-paper. A very small oval stamp and two small spots to title-page, otherwise internally near mint. 53, (4, -index) pp., containing 128 full-page b/w photographs.. The uncommon first edition of Krass Clement's fourth book, being one of the most sought-after of his works. The renowned Danish photographer Krass Clement (born in Copehagen 1946) counts as one of the most esteemed Danish photographers, and his "Byen bag Regnen" as one of the most popular Danish photography-books ever printed. Clement's interest in photography developed already in his childhood, and he began photographing as early as the late 50'ies. He was educated as a film-director but soon turned professionally to still photography. His first book, Skygger af øjeblikke (Shadows of the Moment), appeared in 1978, followed by Det tavse land (The Silent Land) from 1981 and Gentagelsens fest (The Party of Repetition) from 1984, before his great work on Copenhagen, "The City Behind the Rain", appeared in 1887, presenting his magnificent melancholic, but also humorous and inspiring photographs from the 1960'ies and 80'ies of different aspects of Copenhagen and Copenhageners.His work, often presented in book-form, his favourite medium, is considered highly inspiring and poetical, in spite of their melancholic character, which makes them oddly compelling. His social-realist portrayal of Copenhagen in the 60'ies and 80'ies is very different from other contemporary works, and his critical but still sympathetic approach, with a sharp eye for the humorous, makes it both lively and of great artistic value. Clement is the first artist photographer to receive a lifelong disbursement from The State Art Foundation, and his works are displayed at both MOMA and the National Library in Paris

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        Matta. Entretiens Morphologiques. Notebook No 1, 1936-1944.

      London: Sistan, 1987. First edition. 283,(1) pp.+ 1 loose sheet + 2 loose facsimile booklets in attached folders (Fac-similé du catalogue de l'Exposition Internationale du Surrélisme + Fac-similé du journal de l'exposition: Matta. Julien Levy Gallery: Debate in art circles). Richly illustrated with plates in colour and b/w (a few gatefolds), inserts and transparencies. All litographes are reproductions of the originals. Publisher's cloth with dustjacket. A fine copy. 33,5 x 28,5 cm.. Text in French and English

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        California Time

      Kaldewey Press (Postenkill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 1987). Folio. (36)pp. One of forty-five copies in a plexiglass binding by Christian Zwang of Hamburg. Signed by Gunnar Kaldewey. With numerous monochromatic and two-tone illustrations. Written, illustrated, designed, and printed by 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 the 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.

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        THE DARK TOWER II: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE

      West Kingston Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant Publisher Inc. [West Kingston, Rhode Island]: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.,. [1987]. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126155). First edition. Inscribed by King on the front free endpaper. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-150. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-164.

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        Baselitz. Peintre-graveur. Bd. II: Werkverzeichnis der Druckgrafik 1974-1982. In Zusammenarbeit mit Johannes Gachnang.

      4°. 265 S. Mit 11 farb. Tafeln u. zahlr. Textillustr. nach Graphiken von Georg Baselitz. Blindgepr. Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Radierung von Till Verclas nach Baselitz auf Bütten als Schutzumschlag u. Japanpapier-Schutzhülle. Nr. X/XII von 50 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe (GA 1200). Von Georg Baselitz in Blei im Impressum signiert. - Die Japanpapier-Schutzhülle leicht gewellt. - Ansonsten tadelloses Exemplar.

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        Baselitz. Peintre-graveur. Band II. Werkverzeichnis der Druckgrafik 1974 - 1982. In Zusammenarbeit mit Johannes Gachnang.

      267 S. illustriert. Originalleinwandband mit Originalschutzumschlag mit 3 Originalradierungen. In Leinwandschuber. Nr. 11/50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit dem eigens von Baselitz geschaffenen Schutzumschlag mit 3 Radierungen, gedruckt von Till Verclas. Von Baselitz im Druckvermerk signiert. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar. Københavns Snedkerlaugs Møbeludstillinger 1927-1966. / 40 Years of Danish Furniture Design. The Copenhagen Cabinet-maker's Guild Exhibitions 1927-1966. Compiled and Edited by Grete Jalk. 4 bind

      Teknologisk Instituts Forlag, 1987. 267 + 3325 + 393 + 363 sider. Illustreret med fotos i s/h. Indb. lyst hellærred + orig. røde omslag.. Et pænt og rent sæt.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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