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        Anuario de Estudios Medievales. Directora María Teresa Ferrer i Mallol. 17 - 1987. Número dedicado a la memoria del Profesor Emilio Sáez

      Barcelona - Madrid, 1988. 4to. mayor; XXXV pp., 715 pp., 2 hs. Láminas aparte. Intonso. Cubiertas originales. Carmen HERRERO ALBI?'ANA: Diisolución del mundo romano en el pensamiento historiográfico del Padre Masdeu; F.M. BELTRÁN TORREIRA: Herejía y sus imágenes en las obras exegéticas y pedagógicas de San Isidoro de Sevilla; Francesco GIUNTA: Le città nella Sicilia bizantina; J. RODRIGUEZ FERNANDEZ: Fueros de Peñafiel (Valladolid) y su notación histórica; José E. RUIZ DOMENEC: Prodigiosa historia de un peregrino a Santiago de Compostela en el Siglo XII; Etelvina FERNÁNDEZ GONZALEZ: Santo Martino de León, viajero culto y peregrino piadoso; Faustino MENENDEZ PIDAL: Primeros sellos reales de Navarra; Julio GONZALEZ GONZALEZ: Repoblacion en tierra de Alba de Tormes (1226); A. J. FOREY: Notes on irrigation in North - Eastern Spain during the 12th and 13th Centuries; Béatrice LEROY: Un officier des finances du Roi de Navarre au milieu du XVème siècle: Lucas Lefèbre; Anthony LUTTRELL: Juan Fernandez de Heredia and Education in Aragon: 1349-1369; Antoni RIERA MELIS: Fuentes y metodología para el estudio de los seismos medievales en Cataluña; Uta LINDGREN: ¿De qué vivian los hospitales?. Fundamentos económicos de los hospitales de Barcelona , 1375 a 1500.

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        Matilda.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1988 - First British edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Roald Dahl on the half title page. Lightest of rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "Dahl seems to have made an art form of the rediscovery that children tend to warm to the sorts of horror that make lesser mortals (adults) squirm with displeasure He is undeniably special" (Connolly, 104). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Australia's Greatest Rock Art

      Bathurst, NSW: E.J. Brill/Robert Brown & Associates, 1988. Limited Edition . Hardcover. New. 26 x 36 cm; coloured frontis, 339 coloured plates, many published here for the first time, map, glossary, bibliography, index. Leather bound in slipcase. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION 4/100. The book represents the first attempt to present an overview of Australian rock art, illustrating it in context with the equally diverse environments with which it is associated and often reflects. Environmental plates illustrate site settings from the southern snowfields to Great Barrier Reef islands and from tropical rainforests to the central desert. One hundred individual sections cover the rock art of not only every Australian state and territory but every major rock art region and art style. The reader is introduced to the subject with historic accounts of European discovery and attitudes to rock art. The antiquity, significance, and purpose of rock art and its mythology is explained. Numbered references assist students and readers with advanced interests to pursue themes through a 300-item bibliography. Close liaison between the author and Aboriginals directly associated with art sites has ensure the avoidance of sensitive detail; exact locations of art sites are not revealed. Discussions on state legislation, protection and development, and Aboriginal involvement in management ensure that 'Australia's Greatest Rock Art' as an invaluable reference work on all facets of Australian rock art for many years.

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        La última escala del Tramp Steamer

      Equilibrista ediciones, México 1988 - PRIMERA EDICIÓN NÚMERADA Y FIRMADA POR EL AUTOR (197 / 200). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (197 / 200). La edición consta de 1000 ejemplares y este es uno de los 200 que número y firmó el autor. MUY BUEN ejemplar. 101pp [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 101Poe /La FOTO del libro es descripción]
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        On the Brink of the Precipice

      Long Beach, California:: Terry Braunstein,, 1988.. One-of-a-Kind. 5.25 x 7.75" altered book. Original book On the Brink of the Precipice. Paper-cutting and collage. Terry Braunstein: "My bookworks began as collages in pages reminiscent of scrapbooks. Over time the collages became increasingly photographic — the images blending almost seamlessly, though surrealistically. In more recent years I have been working on 'altered books' (artists books made from previously-existing books), that are more sculpture than two-dimensional. The hundreds of pages in these books have been glued together to make only two or three double-page spreads, and they may contain objects and doorways." Using tromp l'oeil effects in three spreads, the first two with an opening to reveal parts of the next panels, On the Brink of the Precipice posits a balancing act that holds dark, or at least threatening, possibilities at bay. It opens to a man and young boy (father and son?) standing on a cliff looking down. Behind them, through a window/doorway in the page, we see a portion of the second spread and a second scene: in a snow-covered valley a skier apparently shoots toward a black horizon. Turning the page, we find the skier is actually plunging into the mouth of a snake, and the black horizon is deep space, where in final performance space a barefooted figure balances on a planet-like sphere — or is it the top of a skull?

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        New Naturalist No 74 FERNS Their Habitats in the British and Irish Landscape

      London: Collins. Fine/Near Fine. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 0002193833 pp. 430, with 21 colour photographs and over 160 photographs and diagrams in black and white. Dust jacket fine with very slight fading to the spine (this title is very prone to fading on the spine, but this copy much above average), not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram boards fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or marks, pages crisp. A fine copy of this elusive title in a near fine dust jacket. .

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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1988. One of 400 copies, signed by the artist John Baldessari. Three volumes being the large text volume, a slim volume with an essay by Melwyn New and a leporello style volume of accompanying photo-collage artwork by Baldessari. Printed in Caslon Old Style as for the first nine volume printing 1760-1767. Printed on Curtis Ruysdael paper. Fat 4to., text bound in original half light green calf, marbled paper covered boards, spine lettered in gilt (spine slight faded), essay bound in stiff green boards with gilt lettering on upper cover and the artwork in stiff green boards with gilt lettering. All housed in the original stiff card slipcase with gilt lettering on the spine. A very good set. With the original 12 page prospectus with accompanying letter to the previous owner, Kenneth Auchincloss. One of the best Arion Press publications with Balderassi's exciting photo-collages for the book in a separate volume.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Lord John Ten: A Celebration

      Northridge, California: Lord John Press,, 1988. Quarto. Original red leather-backed grey patterned boards, titles to spine gilt, gilt design to front board, patterned front endpaper. Spine ends rubbed, internally fine. An excellent copy. First edition, signed limited edition, deluxe issue. Number 3 of 75 specially bound copies, signed by the contributors: Robert Bloch, Dennis Etchison, James Purdy, Patrick W. Magee, Robert B. Parker, Bruce Francis, James Crumley, Whitley Strieber, Robert Lannes, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, William F. Nolan, Lorri Ziegler, Barry N. Malzberg, Jack Dann, Stan Freberg, Raymond Carver, Bronwyn G. Pughe, Derek Walcott, Gerald R. Ford, Diane Wakoski, Ray Bradbury, Tess Gallagher, William Everson, and Ramsey Campbell. A further 250 numbered and signed copies were also produced, issued in cloth-backed boards.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pedro de Valdivia

      Anaya 1988 - spagnolo

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        Letters to E.T. Leeds

      The Whittington Press, Andoversford, Gloucestershire. 1988 - First edition. Edited by J.M. Wilson. Quarto. pp xxiv, 140. Seven page Introduction by the editor. Six page Note on the Life of Edward Thurlow Leeds, 1877-1955 by D.B. Harden and R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford. Drawings by Richard Kennedy. Mounted photographic frontispiece.Number 80 of 80 copies out of a total edition of 750, bound in Nigerian Goatskin, with marbled endpapers, and with additional proofs of Richard Kennedy's illustrations preserved in a folder.Fine in fine slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Song And Dance Man - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1988 - A just about Fine first printing of the first edition, minute traces of use in Fine, pictorial dust-jacket; "When his grandchildren follow Grandpa up the attic stairs, a dazzling show is about to begin. Grandpa opens a dusty trunk, pulls out bowler hat and gold-tipped cane, and suddenly we are back in the gold old days, the song and dance days" (from the dust-jacket). Winner of the 1989 Caldecott Medal [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La raccolta colombiana

      Ist. Poligrafico e Libreria dello Stato 1988 - In 4°, 23 voll. in 31 tomi, legat. edit., custodie, circa 500 pp. cad. vol., con numerose illustrazioni nel t. L’opera è così composta: - Vol. I: Cristoforo Colombo: Il Giornale di bordo, in 2 tomi. - Vol. II: Cristoforo Colombo: Relazioni e lettere sul 2° - 3° - 4° viaggio, in 2 tomi. - Vol. III: Cristoforo Colombo: Lettere e scritti (1495 - 1506). Libro de las profecias, in 2 tomi. - Vol. IV: I documenti genovesi e liguri, in 2 tomi. - Vol. V: Le scoperte di Colombo nelle relazioni sincrone di scrittori italiani. - Vol. VI: La scoperta del nuovo mondo negli scritti di Pietro Martire d'Anghiera. - Vol. VII: Le scoperte di Colombo nelle testimonianze di Diego Alvarez Chanca e di Andres Bernaldez. - Vol. VIII: Le Historie della vita e dei fatti dell'ammiraglio Don Cristoforo Colombo, in 2 tomi. - Vol. IX: Le scoperte di Colombo nei testi di Bartolomeo de Las Casas, in 2 tomi. - Vol. X: Le scoperte di Colombo nei testi di Fernandez de Oviedo. - Vol. XI: La Liguria e Genova al tempo di Colombo, in 2 tomi. - Vol. XII: Chio dei Genovesi al tempo di Colombo. - Vol. XIII: La tradizione cartografica genovese e Colombo. - Vol. XIV: La presenza degli Italiani in Portogallo nel periodo colombiano. - Vol. XV: Colombo in Spagna: Sette anni decisivi della sua vita (1485 - 1492). - Vol. XVI: La presenza degli Italiani in Spagna nel periodo Colombiano. - Vol. XVII: Le navi di Cristoforo Colombo. - Vol. XVIII: Colombo e la scoperta nelle grandi opere letterarie. - Vol. XIX: Bartolomeo Colombo. - Vol. XX: Archeologia della scoperta colombiana. - Vol. XXI: Amerigo Vespucci, in 2 tomi. Seguono: 1 vol., “Atlante colombiano della grande scoperta” e 1 vol. di “Iconografia colombiana”, con 218 tavole a colori f.t. Monumentale opera, di primaria importanza, rarissima a reperirsi completa come il presente esemplare. Bella ediz. su carta speciale filigranata in 1400 esempl. num., in ottimo stato. Pochi segni d'uso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIFE IN CAMELOT

      1988 - KENNEDY, Edward "Ted." LIFE IN CAMELOT: THE KENNEDY YEARS. Edited by Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, [1988]. Large quarto, black cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. A retrospective look at the Kennedy years as seen through pictures taken by "Life" magazine. "Life" was one of the great chroniclers of the Kennedy administration and the family, in one form or another, appeared on the cover of "Life" a record 21 times by 1988- the 25th anniversary of JFK's death. With 500 "Life" photographs, of which 100 are in color. Signed presentation from Edward "Ted" Kennedy on the front endpaper: "To Michael Katz, All the best. Thanks for your support, Ted Kennedy '93." Also with a typed letter signed from Kennedy's personal assistant, Jeannie Kedas, forwarding the book. A previous owner has had the Kennedy signature authenticated and there is a tiny sticker to that affect on the front endpaper, along with a laid-in certificate of authenticity. An absolutely terrific book on the Kennedys- even nicer signed by Ted. Fine in nice d/j. $875.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        LETTERE

      Parma, Guanda, 1988. In-8, brossura, pp. 341. In ottimo stato (nice copy).

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        Josef Koudelka: Exiles

      New York: Aperture, 1988 Hardcover SIGNED. First American edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a light tap to two tips in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with a touch of rubbing along the bottom edge and at the extremities and light shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Josef Koudelka; essay by Czeslaw Milosz; biography/bibliography by Stuart Alexander. Unpaginated [140 pages]; 61 full-page b&w plates, printed recto only; 11.25 x 10.5 inches. SIGNED BY KOUDELKA on the title page; no inscription. Koudelka's follow-up to Gypsies, produced in conjunction with an exhibition at the Centre National de la Photographie, Paris. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        Physica C. Superconductivity.

      Amsterdam, North Holland Publishing, 1988-1996.. Bände 152-272 ohne Band 195 in 103 Bänden. Gr-8°. Graue Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0921-4534. Titel rückseitig gestempelt. Guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        L'entrevue. Avec un tirage original d'une photographie de Jean LE GAC.

      Bethune, editions Brandes, 2 fevrier 1988.. 19,5 x 14,5 cm, en ff., 40 p., photog. en frontispice. En ff., couv. imprimee a rabats. Edition originale, tirage limite a 600 exemplaires, un des 45 ex. de tete sur velin d'Arches (avant 555 sur verge ivoire) avec un tirage original de la photographie de Jean Le Gac en frontispice. Exemplaire justifie et signe par l'auteur et l'artiste au colophon. Catalogue de la bibliotheque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poete, plasticien, typographe et editeur de Brandes, 2015.

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        The Silence of the Lambs - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: St. Martin's Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0312022824 . An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition with a small rubbed area to back of board in Fine dust-jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by author Thomas Harris directly on the title page; A serial murderer known only by his nickname, Buffalo Bill, is stalking women, their bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, trainee at the FBI Academy, receives the assignment to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who is kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Winner of the 1989 Anthony Award for best novel. Basis for the major movie starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins and Scott Glenn; Hannibal Lecter .

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        Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes (Sonnabend Gallery and Sagacho Exhibit Space)

      Sonnabend Sundell Editions and eyestorm, New York and London 1988 - First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Pale taupe heavy wrappers with "Sugimoto" printed on cover and spine, with matching dust jacket. Photographs and introduction (in Japanese) by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Project Director, Kazuko Koike. Edited by Atsuko Koyanagi. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto/M Plus M Incorporated, New York. Includes a brief biography, list of exhibitions, grants and collections. Unpaginated (100 pp.), with 43 black-and-white plates beautifully printed on heavy coated paper by Mitsumura Printing Co., Ltd., Japan. 10-1/8 x 13-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1988 exhibition "Hiroshi Sugimoto" at Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo and Zeito Photo Salon, Tokyo. Near Fine (a faint 3-inch crease to the lower left corner of the rear cover and a stray linear abrasion on the rear cover, light wear to the extremities), in Near Fine dust jacket (damp stain at heel of spine, 1/8-inch puncture to spine, slight surface wear and foxing to the interior, mostly along the top edge, light wear to the extremities and some light soiling, mostly on the rear panel). Sugimoto's first monograph, this exhibition catalogue introduced readers to the three most significant bodies of work he has produced since the late-1970s.From the artist (on Dioramas): "Upon first arriving in New York in 1974, I did the tourist thing. Eventually I visited the Natural History Museum, where I made a curious discovery: the stuffed animals positioned before painted backdrops looked utterly fake, yet by taking a quick peek with one eye closed, all perspective vanished, and suddenly they looked very real. I'd found a way to see the world as a camera does. However fake the subject, once photographed, it's as good as real."On Theaters: "I'm a habitual self-interlocutor. Around the time I started photographing at the Natural History Museum, one evening I had a near-hallucinatory vision. The question-and-answer session that led up to this vision went something like this: Suppose you shoot a whole movie in a single frame? And the answer: You get a shining screen. Immediately I sprang into action, experimenting toward realizing this vision. Dressed up as a tourist, I walked into a cheap cinema in the East Village with a large-format camera. As soon as the movie started, I fixed the shutter at a wide-open aperture, and two hours later when the movie finished, I clicked the shutter closed. That evening, I developed the film, and the vision exploded behind my eyes."On Seascapes: "Water and air. So very commonplace are these substances, they hardly attract attention -- and yet they vouchsafe our very existence. The beginnings of life are shrouded in myth: Let there be water and air. Living phenomena spontaneously generated from water and air in the presence of light, though that could just as easily suggest random coincidence as a Deity. Let's just say that there happened to be a planet with water and air in our solar system, and moreover at precisely the right distance from the sun for the temperatures required to coax forth life. While hardly inconceivable that at least one such planet should exist in the vast reaches of universe, we search in vain for another similar example. Mystery of mysteries, water and air are right there before us in the sea. Every time I view the sea, I feel a calming sense of security, as if visiting my ancestral home; I embark on a voyage of seeing." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes

      London: Bantam Press, 1988. First edition. about Fine/about Fine. A just about Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. The spine ends are a little pushed in on the book and there is one small spot about the size of a pin-head on the front of the text block, otherwise clean and unmarked. The dust jacket with a few tiny bends at the extremities, but clean, complete and without chips or tears. A scarce copy of the desirable British first edition. Professor Hawking is widely regarded as the most important theoretical physicist since Albert Einstein. In this work he presents a succinct history of the most important theories and developments of our universe and then discusses current research and still unanswered questions. about Fine in about Fine. dust jacket.

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        Native Writings in Massachusett

      The American Philosophical Society - 2 Vol Set, Philadelphia, PA 1988 - As New Condition Two Volume Set. This is an ex library reference set with a few library markings, but no card pocket. Tightly bound and square. The covers are clean, board color is green with brown, gilt lettering in gold. The pages are crisp, clean and bright. No markings or defects, appears as new. Writings in the Massachusett language by indigenous peoples; Massachusett is a now extinct Eastern Algonquian language spoken aboriginally and during the Colonial Period in what is now southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and the Narragansett Bay Area. The peoples who spoke this language are collectively known as the Massachusetts, the Naussets, and the Wampanoags. Includes illustrations of original documents. Volume I is 472 pages, Volume II, 319 pages. Memiors of the American Philosophical Society for promoting useful knowledge, Volume 185. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schule als Lebenswelt : eine handlungstheoretische Untersuchung über die Entstehung von Schulschwierigkeiten. Campus Forschung ; Bd. 584

      Frankfurt/Main ; New York : Campus-Verl., 1988.. 147 S. : graph. Darst. ; 21 cm kart.. ex Library Book / aus einer wissenschafltichen Bibliothek /

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        Karnevalsfolgen. Dienstmann liefert den betrunkenen Karnevalisten bei der entsetzten Gattin ab.

      - Tuschfederzeichnung, Aquarellfarben. Signiert. 24,5:20,3 cm. Reproduziertin: „Meggendorfer Blätter", Nr. 8244. Literatur: Ausst. Karl & Faber, 1988, Zeichner der „Meggendorfer Blätter", „Fliegende Blätter" 1889-1944, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, SS. 12-14.

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        Comme des Garcons: Six / Sixth Sense, Number 1 (André Kertész)

      Comme des Garcons Co., Ltd, Tokyo 1988 - First edition, first printing. No binding (soft cover). Photographically illustrated wrappers enclosing unbound folded sheets. Photographs by André Kertész. Furniture design by Eileen Gray. Additional photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Arthur Elgort, Tony Mendoza, Peter Lindbergh, Sachiko Kuru, Shinji Mori, Serge Lido and Gisele Freund. Text in Japanese and English. Edited by Atsuko Kosazu. Unpaginated (64 pp.), with black-and-white plates throughout. 15-5/8 x 11-3/4 inches. Scarce. Near Fine (light wear to the extremities, else Fine). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        At the Summit; Speeches and Interviews; February 1987 - July 1988 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Richardson, Steirman & Black. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0931933803 . A just about Fine first printing of the first edition, top tips lightly bumped in Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Mikhail Gorbachev; At the Summit covers both the Washington and Moscow summits. The Washington section contains Gorbachev's remarks to President Reagan ath the White House, as well as his meetings with businessmen, writers and poets, and newspaper and magazine editors. The Moscow section reveals Gorbachev's observations at the Gorbachev-Reagan meetings in the Kremlin and elsewhere .

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        PICASSO: CATALOGUE OF THE EDITED CERAMIC WORKS 1941-1971

      (PICASSO, PABLO). Ramie, Alain. PICASSO: CATALOGUE OF THE EDITED CERAMIC WORKS 1941-1971. Vallauris, FRANCE: Galerie Madoura, 1988. First Editions. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Catalogue Raisonné. Near Fine/Near Fine. 320pp, 570 color and 75 b&w illustrations. Text in English. With a bibliography and exhibition history. Published by Galerie Madoura in Vallauris, this is Alain Ramie's monumental catalogue raisonné of Pablo Picasso's ceramics that contains illustrated entries for each of six hundred and thirty unique works and editions executed by the master between 1947 and 1971. A bright, most handsome example of the uncommon 1988 hardbound English language edition of this vitally important reference showing only some very light spotting along the edges of the textblock and on the verso of the front pastedown. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024215

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        The Boo

      Atlanta: Old New York Book Shop Press. 1988. First edition thus, with a new introduction by the author. Cloth and marbled paper over boards in cloth slipcase. Fine. One of 20 lettered copies Signed by Pat Conroy, Lt. Col. Nugent Courvoisie ("The Boo"), and Lt.Col. Donald Conroy, the author's father and the model for "The Great Santini," and with a page of the manuscript of the new introduction tipped-in. The author's first book, the original edition was published in 1970. This issue is rare. According to the publisher, despite the printed limitation, only about 15 were produced. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Utz

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1988. Octavo. Original black boards, titles gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the bright jacket. First edition, second impression, with a printed label from the 1988 Booker Prize Shortlist tipped-in to the front free endpaper, signed by the author and bearing the logo of the Sunday Times, who were that year's sponsors. It is likely that copies of Utz with these slips were distributed at the 1988 Booker Prize dinner. We know of only two other copies with signed labels, and have not handled any other books from that year's shortlist with these Sunday Times-sponsored slips. This is the only iteration of Utz with the author's signature, as Chatwin was dying at the time of publication. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Physica B - Condensed Matter.

      Amsterdam, North-Holland Physics Publishing, 1988-2003.. Bände 152 - 342 ohne Band 284-288/1 + Masterindex für die Bände 152-200 in 100 Bänden und 3 Heften. 4°. Blaue Leinen und Halbleineneinbände.. ISSN: 0921-4526. Titel gestempelt, ansonsten sauberes Exemplar in festen Einbänden.

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        A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes

      New York: Bantam Books, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first state. (All points present. Full number line to "0" on copyright page, no table of contents, etc. Silver jacket with correct price.) 196 p. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on ffep, light edge wear. Jacket a bit rubbed and lightly worn along top edge and tips, thin crease along back panel. The rare first appearance of Hawking's physics bestseller, which was quickly recalled, edited, and given a blue dust jacket. A nice copy.

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        Diatriba de amor contra un hombre sentado (First Spanish Edition)

      Barcelona: Ediciones Originales, 1988. First Spanish Edition (and correct first). Later published in a larger Colombian edition by Arango Editores, released in 1994. Scarce. A couple of light splashes to wrappers, else Fine in red French wrappers. A handsome edition. Garcia Marquez's first play, never translated into English. Text in Spanish.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Signéponge EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Seuil, 1988. Fine. Seuil, Paris 1988, 14x20,5cm, broché. - First edition of the French translation. Signed autograph of the author "in Jos (Joliet) co-signer of this Signéponge ...". Joseph Joliet, alumnus Derrida became a very close friend of the philosopher. Very attentive to writing Joliet, Derrida write the preface to his novel, "The child sitting dog" and his support in difficult times (cf. Derrida Benoit Peeters). Pleasant copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Derrida "à Jos (Joliet) co-signataire de ce Signéponge...".Joseph Joliet, ancien étudiant de Derrida devint un très proche ami du philosophe. Très attentif à l'écriture de Joliet, Derrida rédigera la préface de son roman: "L'enfant au chien assis" et le soutiendra dans ses périodes difficiles (cf. Derrida de Benoit Peeters). Agréable exemplaire.

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        Heart Songs and Other Stories.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1988 - FIRST EDITION, pp. [viii], 151, [1], crown 8vo, original quarter purple cloth with oatmeal boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, 'Not for Resale' stamped to top edge, others roughtrimmed, bookplate to flyleaf, near fine. The author's first book, signed by her to the title-page, above her printed name.

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        THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE GRAPE - PUBLISHER'S COPY, SIGNED BY JOHN MARTIN

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1988. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Fine in a Fine acetate dustjacket. A lovely copy in the deluxe, floral patterned quarter binding normally reserved for the 26 Lettered Copies. This is the Publisher's Copy, so stated on the colophon, where John Martin has added his signature. Though Fante is now widely heralded as one of the quintessential Los Angeles novelists, by the 1970's his work had fallen into relative obscurity. It wasn't until his work was re-discovered by Charles Bukowski, at whose request Martin began to reissue his novels, that his work began to enjoy a revival. Martin went on to reissue all of Fante's out of print novels, in addition to issuing several previously unpublished works. The publisher's own copy, and an exceptional association.

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        The Old-time Printer

      Xavier Press, Baltimore 1988 - vi, 18pp. Samuel Clemens's account of his formative time spent as a printer's apprentice, presented as a speech at a dinner for New York printers. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Clemens and a vignette depicting a compositor setting type. This copy is in a designer binding by the Italian-British bookbinder Paolo Taddeo. Onlays of salmon, grey, and black morocco form the shape of a piece of lead type, outlined in palladium-leaf tooling, creating a symmetrical design on each of the covers. The artist chose the letter H for his design, citing the letter's visual stability and steadiness, "with both feet firmly planted on the ground." As someone whose first language is Italian, he also notes that his selection of the letter H is "controversial," since it is not pronounced in his native language and gives him difficulty in spoken English. However, he writes, "in my mother tongue it's a letter of vital importance in the way that it changes the sounds of the consonants it attaches to." Housed in a clamshell box that contains a drawer for the two pieces of seven- and ten-point type included with the book. Taddeo was elected a Licentiate of Designer Bookbinders in 2013 and has twice won the Arthur Johnson Award in the organization's annual competition. (2 1/2 by 2; 65x53mm).

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        Niederrheinlandschaft. Aquarell auf Papier. Signiert. 75 x 100 cm.

      - rückseitig mit dem Vermerk "Auktionshaus Benden 1988 / Lempertz, Köln 1999" - differenzbesteuert, kein Ausweis der Mehrwertsteuer 5100 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        STORIA DELL'INQUISIZIONE IN ITALIA Dalla meta' del 500 alla fine del 700. Torino e Genova. Volume 3.

      Roma, Sapere 2000, 1988. In-8, brossura, pp. 207. In buono stato (good copy).

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ, According to the Authorized Version of King James I with decorations by Eric Gill; printed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXXI

      The September Press 1988 - One of 80 copies in full leather from a full edition of 600 numbered copies. Facsimile reproduction of the 1931 Golden Cockerel edition. With decorations by Eric Gill. With a note on the reproduction by Christopher Skelton. Published by Christopher Skelton. 1 vols. Folio. Specially bound by Zaehnsdorf. Full brown morocco in black cloth slipcase. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Fine Facsimile reproduction of the 1931 Golden Cockerel edition. With decorations by Eric Gill. With a note on the reproduction by Christopher Skelton. Published by Christopher Skelton. 1 vols. Folio One of 80 copies in full leather from a full edition of 600 numbered copies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN- DELUXE LIMITED ARION PRESS EDITION ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY JOHN BALDESSARI

      (BALDESSARI, JOHN). Sterne, Laurence, Melvyn New & John Baldessari. THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN- DELUXE LIMITED ARION PRESS EDITION ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY JOHN BALDESSARI. Signed by the Artist. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1988. First Edition 1/400. Stout 8vo. Full Leather in Slipcase. Livre D'Artiste. Fine/No Jackets - As Issued. 624 + 46 + np, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. This twenty-sixth publication of Andrew Hoyem's esteemed Arion Press is a beautifully constructed and executed hand-letterpress reprinting of Lawrence Sterne's classic of English literature, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" that has been newly-illustrated by the noted Conceptual artist John Baldessari. Remaining faithful to the delightful typographic eccentricities and variant spellings of Sterne's own self-published editions from the 1760s, the main text of the novel has been set in Caslon Old Style - the typeface utilized by Sterne for the original printings - and bound in a single, substantial three-quarter green goatskin over lovely hand-marbled boards volume. This is accompanied by literary scholar Melvyn New's informative forty-six page essay "Lawrence Sterne and Tristram Shandy" separately bound in boards. The crowning achievement of this ambitious undertaking however is the third volume which contains John Baldessari's wry visual commentary of photo-collaged and altered found photographs and film stills in the form of a lengthy accordion-fold leporello that is anchored between green gilt-stamped boards. The three volumes are housed in a gilt-stamped green paper over board slipcase along with the additional Arion Press pre-publication prospectus laid in. A brand new, most handsome example of standard edition of this exquisite, uncommon item limited to four hundred unnumbered copies BOLDLY SIGNED "John Baldessari" in pencil on the colophon of illustrated volume, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024404

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        Les mystères templiers

      - Paris, Robert Laffont, 1988. In-8° broché, 281 pages. Illustration sen noir en hors-texte. -Il existe, entre Seine et Aube, un massif forestier au nom inattendu de -Forêt d'Orient-, qu'entoure une ceinture de fermes portant les marques des mêmes constructeurs. C'est là que naquit, au début du XIIe siècle, le mystérieux, puissant, orgueilleux Ordre du Temple, dont Michelet a dit que la chute fut le plus grand cataclysme de l'Occident. Héritier de la révélation christique, du savoir égyptien et grec, de la tradition celtique, cet Ordre allait, pendant deux siècles, déposer les germes de ce qui aurait pu être la plus extraordinaire civilisation du monde moderne. Par quels moyens techniques, avec quelles ressources financières est-il parvenu en quelques années à faire se dresser, à travers toute l'Europe chrétienne, les flèches de centaines de cathédrales? A cette question, comme à tant d'autres tout aussi intrigantes, répond dans ce nouveau livre Louis Charpentier, l'auteur des Mystères de la Cathédrale de Chartres. Avec lui, nous accompagnons en Terre Sainte les neuf Chevaliers qui avaient mission de retrouver l'Arche d'Alliance et les Tables de la Loi. Nous assistons à la création de ces premiers établissements agricoles, de ces premières hôtelleries, de ces premières banques que furent les Commanderies. Nous voyons partir de La Rochelle les vaisseaux qui, bien avant Christophe Colomb, allaient aborder en Amérique. Secrètes et surprenantes missions auxquelles les bûchers de l'Inquisition devaient mettre fin. Pour toujours?.- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Cultures Vives]
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        Managing the Presidency: The Eisenhower Legacy - From Kennedy to Reagan

      Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado 1988 - 212pp.incl.index; HB dk.blue w/silver; PONft.endpaper,otherwise fine condition w/clean,tight pgs. DJ dk.blue w/white&red; fine condition. " .offers a timely prescription for effective White House leadership in the aftermath of the Reagan administration's Iran-Contra affair." signed Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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        Albums de Croy - 29 Volumes - 26 Volumes and 3 Supplemet. I. Proprietes des Croy I, II. Proprietes des Croy II, III. Proprietes des Croy III, IV. Comte de Hainaut I, V. Comte de Hainaut II, VI. Comte de Hainaut III, VII. Comte de Hainaut IV, VIII. Comte de Hainaut V, IX. Comte de Hainaut VI, X. Comte de Hainaut VII, XI. Tournai Tournaisis, XII. Lille-Douai-Orchies I, XIII. Lille-Douai-Orchies II, XIV. Comte de Namur I, XV. Comte de Namur II, XVI. Comte de Namur III, XVII. Comte de Artois I, XVIII. Comte de Artois II, XIX. Comte de Artois III, XX. Comte de Artois IV, XXI. Comte de Artois V, XXII. Comte de Artois VI, XXIII. Comte de Artois VII, XXIV. Fleures et Rivieres I, XXV. Fleures et Rivieres II, XXVI. Recueil D Etudes, Supplement - Monasteres Benedictins et Cisterciens dans les Albums de Croy 1596 - 1611, Valleien van Schelde en Scarpe, Hertogdom Aarschot.

      Bruxelles, Credit Communal de Belgique - Brussel, Gemeentekrediet van Belgien, 1988 - 1996.. first Condition 287, 376, 305, 228, 296, 277, 275, 331, 305, 349, 303, 232, 241, 190, 305, 224, 287221, 214, 253,251, 279, 360332, 333, 461, 443, 333, 397 S. 4°, Hardcover. Dustjacket, lot of Pictures, all thirty books in good condition, 2871931186 , 9050661211 , two of the Supplemet in Netherland Language

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        The Thirteen Gun Salute. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

      Collins, 1988 - 8vo., First Edition; blue cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The thirteenth novel of the marvellous Aubrey/Maturin sequence, with splendid wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Geoff Hunt. Very scarce in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        L'Opéra du pauvre Grand papier

      Paris: Editions du Grésivaudan, 1988. Fine. Editions du Grésivaudan, Paris 1988, 24x32cm, 8 volumes en feuilles, chemises et étuis. - First printing of illustrations published in 5000 copies, ours, one of the copies on Arches paper including the final was 50 color lithographs (heading 1356). The book is illustrated with 50 color lithographs of Jacques Pecnard, as well as a photograph of Ferré and Jacques Pecnard. Cases a little "éfilés" on top, otherwise very good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage des illustrations paru à 5000 exemplaires, le nôtre, un des exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches comprenant l'était définitif des 50 lithographies en couleurs (n°1356). L'ouvrage est illustré de 50 lithographies en couleurs de Jacques Pecnard, ainsi que d'une photographie de Ferré et Jacques Pecnard. Etuis un peu "éfilés" sur le dessus, sinon très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Bonjour Monsieur Le Corbusier

      Hans Grieshader 1988, Zurich - 111 111 pp., illustrated throughout. FRENCH TEXT. The deluxe limited edition. One of 150 copies in a printed white slipcase, with a signed photograph of Le Corbusier by Doisneau in it's own card folder. Robert Doisneau was employed as an in-house photographer by Renault, a job he willingly quit to work free-lance. He was the photographer of the RÃ sistance, documenting both the occupation and the liberation of Paris. His commissioned works for the Racho Agency put his name on the map, but it was his images of Paris streets and street life that made him world-famous. Doisneau repeatedly portrayed prominent personalities of his time (an example is the mesmerizing portrait of Pablo Picasso with fingers made of cake dough), but only the best-informed experts and most loyal followers were aware of the series of portraits of Le Corbusier made in the early 1950s. In 1988 a small extract of this series was published in a then-groundbreaking edition, that presented Doisneau's images in a luxurious yet still discreet form. Most of the time the architect, painter and sculptor Le Corbusier was painfully aware of the camera watching over him and when concentrated he playfully manipulated the camera by chosing different poses or expressions. Sometimes though, Doisneau was able to catch the modern master at unexpected moments. Reminiscent of his snapshots of Paris life, these images show us the human being that was behind one of the great thinkers and innovators of the 20th century. Fine copy in slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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        David Lant, The Vanished Outlaw

      Selfpublished. Fine+ in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0929918010 . A most attractive 1st edition/1st printing in unread Very Fine condition in Fine- dust-jacket with minute fraying of edges, limited to 250 hardcover copies, SIGNED by author Douglas W. Ellison directly on the title page; "The first ever biography of this mysterious young man of noble origins who rose to notoriety as an outlaw in the closing days of the old western frontier. Ranging across Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, Dave Lant played a prominent role in the passage of a violent, nostalgic era of our western heritage. His story is a thrilling account of shootings, lynchings, jailbreaks, and seemingly endless pursuit by lawmen and posses. It was a lifestyle not conducive to freedom or survival, but in the end, Dave Lant got clean away. " (From the dust-jacket) .

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