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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.

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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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        Collection of 28 offprints, including his Nobel Prize work

      1956-1987. No Dust Jacket.Foundation of Bacterial Genetics Lederberg, Joshua (1925- ). (1) (with Edward L. Tatum [1909-75]) Novel genotypes in mixed cultures of biochemical mutants of bacteria. Offprint from Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 11 (1946). 113-114pp. Original printed wrappers, creased horizontally, margins a bit sunned. (2) (with Tatum). Gene recombination in the bacterium Escherichia coli. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 53 (1947). 673-684pp. Without wrappers. Light dust-soiling. Lederberg's address label tipped to first page. (3) (with Norton D. Zinder [1928- ]) Genetic exchange in salmonella. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 64 (1952). 679-699pp., plus mimeographed addenda sheet. Without wrappers. Light soiling to first & last leaves. Bound in a volume (blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine) with 27 other offprints by Lederberg (either alone or in collaboration), as listed below, plus one other offprint by Lederberg laid in loosely, and a paper by Lederberg's wife, Esther Lederberg. See list below for full descriptions. Volume bound for G. and E. Meynell, of the biology laboratory at the University of Kent, with their initials on the spine and address label on the inside front cover. Overall very good. (1) & (2) First Separate Editions. Garrison-Morton 255.4. (no. [2]). Lederberg shared the 1958 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine with Tatum and George Beadle for their essential contributions to bacterial genetics. Among these contributions was Lederberg and Tatum's discovery of sexual processes in the reproduction of certain strains of E. coli bacteria, which they first announced at the July 1946 symposium at Cold Spring Harbor in their paper "Novel genotypes in mixed cultures of biochemical mutants of bacteria." "Gene recombination in the bacterium Escherichia coli," their first complete paper on bacterial sexual reproduction, was published the following year. [Lederberg and Tatum's] data showed that only when two mutants [the B-M- and T-P- mutants of the K-12 strain of E. coli] were mixed were prototrophs obtained: When single strains were plated, only the parental type was obtained. Even more significant, when prototrophs (recombinants) were tested for T1 resistance (the unselected marker), it was found that some were sensitive, others were resistant, but the frequency depended on which parent carried the resistant marker (Brock, Emergence of Bacterial Genetics, p. 82). This crucial discovery, together with the methodology developed by Tatum and Lederberg, provided the foundation for all subsequent research in genetic recombination. Lederberg had originally intended to study medicine, but he abandoned medical school after two years to study biochemical genetics under Tatum at Yale University. His early work in Tatum's laboratory was focused primarily on searching for sexual reproduction in bacteria. Bacteria at the time were thought to reproduce only asexually through cell division; sexual reproduction, if proven to exist in bacteria, would help explain how new genetic information could be introduced into these one-celled organisms. "[Lederberg] soon found that some strains of the colon bacteria Escherichia coli were capable of sexual reproduction. Observed sexual reproduction in these bacteria was achieved by the process named conjugation. In conjugation, the two bacteria involved become joined together by a conjugation tube; the "male" bacterium injects its chromosomal information into the "female" bacterium. Then, the daughter cell produced by this conjugation divides asexually. These observations led Lederberg and Tatum to carry out experiments in bacterial genetic recombination by examining the consequences of crossing (mating) two different bacterial strains. The resultant bacterial offspring they isolated were found to be a third strain, possessing characteristics of both parent strains used in the cross. Lederberg and Tatum names the process sexual genetic recombination and laid down the foundation for the modern science of bacterial genetics" (Magee, Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology or Medicine, p. 779). (3) First Separate Edition. Garrison-Morton 256.1. Lederberg left Yale in 1947 for the University of Wisconsin, where he founded and chaired that university's Department of Medical Genetics. During his tenure at Wisconsin he continued his studies in bacterial genetic recombination, collaborating with his wife, Esther Lederberg, and several other research associates. With one of these, his former student Norton Zinder, Lederberg discovered another means of introducing new genetic material into bacteria: the process of transduction, in which small fragments of hereditary material are transferred from one bacterium to another through the action of a bacterial virus. Lederberg and Zinder's discovery was published in their 1952 paper, "Genetic exchange in salmonella." Among the gene transfers that Lederberg carried out were the immunity to antibiotics and the resistance to these therapeutic drugs. These studies demonstrated that disease production and the resistance to disease by microorganisms were mediated by genetic processes. The identification of conjugation and transduction as means of introducing desired new genes into bacteria enlarged the methodology for investigation of the chemistry of heredity (Magee, pp. 779-80). The papers described above are bound into a volume containing 29 other offprints on bacterial genetics by Lederberg (alone or with collaborators), published between 1946 and 1961. Among these are Lederberg's "Gene recombination and linked segregations in Escherichia coli" (no. 1 below), containing the first genetic map of E. coli; Lederberg and Zinder's "Concentration of biochemical mutants of bacteria with penicillin" (nos. 2 and 3 below), describing the penicillin selection method of isolating bacterial mutants; and Lederberg, Cavalli and Lederberg's "Sex compatibility in Escherichia coli" (no. 12 below), announcing their independent discovery of the sex-determining F factor in E. coli K-12. Also included are a paper by Lederberg's wife (no. 32) and Lederberg's important 1987 review of his scientific work (no. 31). Many of the offprints listed below are cited by Brock in the discussion of Lederberg and Tatum's work contained in chapters 5.1 - 5.3 of his Emergence of Bacterial Genetics (1990), the definitive history of this field (see the list below for citations). 1. Gene recombination and linked segregations in Escherichia coli. Offprint from Genetics 32 (1947). 505-525pp. Without wrappers. Stamp of A. A. Miles. Brock, pp. 85, 110. 2. (with Norton Zinder). Concentration of biochemical mutants of bacteria with penicillin. Reprint from J. Am. Chem. Soc. 70 (1948). Mimeographed typescript. [4]pp. Without wrappers. Brock, pp. 87, 111. 3. (with Norton Zinder) Concentration of biochemical mutants of bacteria with penicillin. Offprint (together with Bernard Davis's "Isolation of biochemically deficient mutants of bacteria by penicillin") from J. Am. Chem. Soc. 70 (1948). [2]pp. Original printed wrappers, horizontally creased, edges a bit sunned. 4. Problems in microbial genetics. Offprint from Heredity 2 (1948). 145-198pp. Original printed wrappers. Brock, p. 110. 5. Aberrant heterozygotes in Escherichia coli. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 35 (1949). 178-184pp. Without wrappers. Light soiling. 6. The selection of genetic recombinations with bacterial growth inhibitors. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 59 (1950). 211-215pp. Original printed wrappers, back wrapper moderately soiled. Brock, pp. 87, 111. 7. Streptomycin resistance: A genetically recessive mutation. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 61 (1951). 549-550pp. Single sheet, without wrappers. Edges a bit frayed, light fingersoiling. Brock, pp. 87, 111. 8. Prevalence of Escherichia coli strains exhibiting genetic recombination. Offprint from Science 114 (1951). [2]pp. Single sheet, without wrappers. Creased horizontally, light wear along fold. Brock, pp. 88, 111. 9. (with E. M. Lederberg, N. D. Zinder & E. R. Lively) Recombination analysis of bacterial heredity. Offprint from Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 16 (1951). 413-443pp. Without wrappers. Light toning at edges. Brock, pp. 87, 111. 10. (with Esther M. Lederberg) Replica plating and indirect selection of bacterial mutants. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 63 (1952). 399-406pp. Without wrappers. Stamp of A. A. Miles. Brock, p. 111. 11. Cell genetics and hereditary symbiosis. Offprint from Physiological Reviews 32 (1952). 403-430pp. Without wrappers. Light soiling. 12. (with Luigi L. Cavalli & Esther M. Lederberg) Sex compatibility in Escherichia coli. Offprint from Genetics 37 (1952). 720-730pp. Original printed wrappers. Stamp of A. A. Miles. Brock, pp. 91-92, 111. 13. (with Esther M. Lederberg) Genetic studies of lysogenicity in Escherichia coli. Offprint from Genetics 38 (1953). 51-64pp. Original printed wrappers, creased vertically. Stamp of Elinor McCloy. 14. (with E. L. Tatum) Sex in bacteria: Genetic studies, 1945-1952. Offprint from Science 118 (1953). 7pp. Without wrappers. Light toning. Brock, p. 111. 15. (with Philip R. Edwards) Serotypic recombination in salmonella. Offprint from J. Immunology 71 (1953). 232-240pp. Without wrappers. 16. (with N. D. Zinder & B. A. D. Stocker) Transduction of flagellar characters in salmonella. Offprint from J. General Microbiology 9 (1953). 410-433pp., plate. Without wrappers. Light soiling. 17. Bacterial protoplasts induced by penicillin. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 42 (1956). 574-577pp. Without wrappers. Signature of Elinor Meynell. 18. Conjugal pairing in Escherichia coli. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 71 (1956). 497-498pp. Without wrappers. 19. (with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza) Isolation of pre-adaptive mutants in bacteria by sib selection. Offprint from Genetics 41 (1956). 367-381pp. Without wrappers. Meynell signature. 20. Linear inheritance in transductional clones. Offprint from Genetics 41 (1956). 845-871pp. Without wrappers. 21. (with P. D. Skaar & Alan Richter) Correlated selection for motility and sex-incompatibility in Escherichia coli K12. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 43 (1957). 329-333pp. Without wrappers. 22. Sibling recombinants in zygote pedigrees of Escherichia coli. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 43 (1957). 1060-1065pp. Without wrappers. 23. (with Jacqueline St. Clair) Protoplasts and L-type growth of Escherichia coli. Offprint from J. Bacteriology 75 (1958). 143-160pp. Without wrappers. 24. Genes and antibodies. Offprint from Science 129 (1959). 1649-1653pp. plus mimeographed addenda sheet. Without wrappers. Edges a bit frayed. 25. Exobiology: Approaches to life beyond earth. Offprint from Science 132 (1960). 393-400pp. Without wrappers. Edges a bit frayed. 26. (with Peter H. A. Sneath) Inhibition by periodate of mating in Escherichia coli K-12. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 47 (1961). 86-90pp. Without wrappers. Meynell signature. 27. (with Eugene W. Nester) Linkage of genetic units of Bacillus subtilis in DNA transformation. Offprint from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 47 (1961). 52-55pp. Without wrappers. 28. Genetic recombination in bacteria: A discovery account. Offprint from Ann. Rev. Genet. 21 (1987). 23-46pp. Without wrappers. Laid into bound volume of offprints. Brock, p. 111. _____________________ 29. Lederberg, Esther M. Allelic relationships and reverse mutation in Escherichia coli. Offprint from Genetics 37 (1952). 469-483pp. Without wrappers. Last leaf toned.

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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

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        Cheloniidae - Sea Turtles

      Cheloniidae Press Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press. 1987. Unique copy of artist's book, this copy with 7 original finished drawings for each of the sea turtles pictured in the edition book which consisted of 41 copies, 26 of which were lettered copies which this copy is, the book with seven hand-colored etchings, all on Rives BFK and handmade Japanese Moriki paper, each etching signed by the artist, who has also signed the drawings and the colophon. Bound: loose as issued, housed in cloth portfolio made by Claudia Cohen, with tray cases by Peter Geraty and Linda Lembke. Page size: 10.5 x 15 inches, 44pp. The seven species of the order Cheloniidae pictured in this study are: Green Turtle, the Hawksbill Turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, the Leathery Turtle, the Leatherback Turtle, the Atlantic Ridley, the Pacific Ridley and the Flatback Turtle. The text is handset and printed letterpress by Harold Patrick McGrath in Centaur and Arrighi by Mackenzie-Harris of San Francisco, CA with additional hand composition by Arthur Larson. The source of the text is JOHNSON'S NATURAL HISTORY, illustrating and describing the Animal Kingdom, with its Wonders and Curiosities, from Man, through all the divisions, classes, and orders, to the Animalcule in a drop of Water; Volume II, by S. G. Goodrich. A very beautiful book with the original art See an Image.

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        Poems. Translated by Michael Feingold. Illustrated by Neil Welliver

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

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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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        Ficciones (Fictions)

      Ediciones Dos Amigos Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos. 1987. Artist's book, one of 40 copies, all on velin d'Arches paper from a total issue of 42: 40 on velin d'Arches and 2 on Japan paper, all signed on the colophon by publisher, Samuel Cesar Palui. Page size: 13-1/16 inches x 10 inches; [i] [1-10] 11-175 [176-180] pp. Bound: loose in original pink wrappers, author's name engraved in dark blue, title in light green, dark green, and gray large wood-type letters; housed in buff paper and red cloth box with red silk lining, title printed in black on front cover and on spine. Illustrated with 18 full-page engravings as follows: 3 by Gabriela Aberstury, 3 by Julio Pagano, 3 by Mirta Ripoll, 8 by Alicia Scavino, and a portrait of the artist by Raul Russo. Hand set in 14pt. Bodoni by Ruben Raul Lapolla and printed under the supervision of Samuel Cesar Palui in three colors. The text is in black, page numbers in red, and highlights and title page in blue and black. The book was started in 1984 and was not published until 1987. This elaborate edition is one of the most beautiful of the press and, in my opinion, the most beautiful edition of Borges' great collection of short stories. The images so capture the author's imagination, particularly the engravings for "El Acercamiento a Almotasim" and "Las Ruinas Circulares." See an Image.

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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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      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]

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        Salesman in Beijing [and] Timebends, A Life (2 Volumes, Sold Together)

      Viking Press / Grove Press New York: Viking Press / Grove Press, 1984, 1987. First Editions, both. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Salesman in Beijing. New York: Viking Press, 1984. Paper-covered boards, cloth backstrip stamped in black and gilt; in illustrated dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed on the half-title: "To Louis Auchincloss, intimate of the unsaintly Saint Simon whose impassioned percipience he celebrates and shares -- this little chronicle of striving in a poor country. / Arthur Miller / April, 1984." Auchincloss has added, in pencil: "See p. 249. Inge Miller told me that she read aloud to AM from 'The Cat and the King' after they went to bed in the month of rehearsals! Probably to put him to sleep -- LA." Also includes a card with a b/w photograph of Inge printed on the front, thanking Auchincloss for his kind words upon her death. Book is fine. Dust jacket a little sunned along spine, and very lightly rubbed at extremities; looks great in mylar. / Timebends: A Life. New York: Grove Press, 1987. Cloth-backed paper over boards; in illustrated dust jacket. First Edition. Inscribed by Miller to Louis Auchincloss. With numerous personal additions by Auchincloss: 2 b/w photographs adhered to the paste-downs (both from an evening at the National Arts Club award ceremony in 1992, which Auchincloss hosted), and a full-color 5-by-7-inch snapshot taken in Russia, of Auchincloss, Miller, and the playwright Charles Fuller, neatly affixed to front flyleaf. The front cover of the paperback edition is adhered to the FFEP. Book is very gently rubbed at spine tips, else fine. Dust jacket a little sunned along spine, else fine, in mylar.

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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)

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