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        My Mother, In Memory [One of 14 Presentation Copies]

      Elmwood: Raven Editions. 1988. A limited edition of this essay, a shorter version of which had appeared in Harper's. Issued in a total edition of 140 copies, of which only 40 were hardbound: 26 lettered copies and 14 presentation copies. This is number 3 of 14 presentation copies signed by the author, with a frontispiece by noted artist Russell Chatham, hand-shaded and signed by Chatham as well. Although not called for, this copy is signed twice by Ford, once on the colophon and once on the half-title. Designed and printed letterpress by Carol Blinn at Warwick Press. Hand-bound in quarter leather and decorated paste paper over boards. Very slight bowing to boards; near fine. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Elmwood, CT: Raven Editions, 1988.. Japanese paper over wrappers, printed spine label. Original linecut by Russell Chatham. Trace of sunning at edges, otherwise about fine. Prospectus laid in. First edition in this format. In addition to a total public edition of 140 numbered copies in three different issues, this is an out-of- series copy, denoted as a "Printers Copy." Signed by the author and artist. Printed by Carol Blinn at the Warwick Press.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        L'oeuvre graphique - 20 janvier-20 mars 1988. Musée national d'art moderne.

      Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1988 - 4°, 11 S., zahlreiche, teilw. farb. Abb., Broschur, Tadell. Text franz. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Six / Sixth Sense, Number 2 1988

      Comme Des Garcons Co Ltd. , 1988. Loose Leaf Binder. Near Fine . XL. Very large format loose leaf magazine filled with full-page photos in color and b&w. Contributors for this issue: Barnabe d Ys, Masayuki Eikura, Gilbert & George, Leiko Ikemura, Jun Inoue, Julien d' Ys, John Malkovich, Stephane Marais, Thierry Mauduit, Tyrone, Nicoletta Santoro, Mako Yamazaki with Photographers Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Peter Lindbergh, Minsei Tominaga, Liam Woon. Very slight blemish to bottom corner of back page suffering moisture contact creates a slight wave on bottom corner to about 1/3 way through the pages from the back. Stain shows only on back of last page, this being the publisher's page. Previous owner's stamp on back of front cover, bleeding through lightly onto table of contents. Back of cover lightly chipped and small crease to bottom spine end. Otherwise with sharp corners throughout, uncreased, unmarked and complete.

      [Bookseller: Pistil Books Online]
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        Schirra's Space

      Quinlan Press, Boston, MA, U.S.A. 1988 - Inscribed " Wally Schirra / 10 Mar 2003" on first blank page in blue ink. Born March 12, 1923, Hackensack, NJ, USA. U.S.astronaut who manned the Mercury Sigma 7 (1962) and was command pilot of Gemini 6 (1965), which made the first rendezvous in space. Schirra began flying at 13 and became a naval aviator after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, in 1945. He flew 90 missions in the Korean War. A test pilot, he was one of the original seven astronauts named in 1959. On October 3, 1962, Schirra orbited the Earth six times in Sigma 7. His scheduled flight with Thomas P. Stafford in Gemini 6 was postponed twice because of technical problems. Gemini 6 was finally launched on December 15 , 1965, 11 days after Gemini 7. Schirra successfully rendezvoused with Gemini 7 , maneuvering to within one foot of the craft. Schirra commanded the Apollo 7 flight (Oct. 11-22, 1968), accompanied by Donn Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham, on the first manned Apollo mission. They tested the guidance and control systems and the restarting capability of the rocket engines for future lunar flights. After retiring from the Navy and the space program in 1969, Schirra held executive positions in private firms in Colorado. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Legends In History]
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        Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés = [Catalogue of Illustrated Works.]

      Paris, 1988. Cloth in dust jacket. 510 pp. Text in French with English translations. Catalogues the artist's books which contain original graphics or design. Fully illustrated; some plates in color. One of 2000 copies.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico City, MEXICO 1988 - 148pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in Spanish. "Los cohetes duraron todo el dia" is noted Mexican photographer Pedro Meyer's 1988 socially conscious photo essay commissioned by the national petroleum company Pemex to coincide with its fiftieth anniversary. Due however to Meyer's dedication of the volume to Lazaro Cardenas, the socialist-leaning former president who established Pemex in 1938 as part of his nationalization of Mexican oil production (whose son also happened to be an opposition candidate to then-current president Carlos Salinas earlier in the year), the newly elected government seized nearly all the copies printed to put a stop to the book's distribution. A pristine copy of this uncommon and desirable document (cited on pages 198-199 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II") acquired directly from Pedro Meyer BOLDLY SIGNED by the photographer in black ink beneath the frontispiece image on the second preliminary. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        INSCRIBED COPY of What Mad Pursuit and Additional Signed Letter Archive

      Basic Books, Inc, New York 1988 - First Edition. An archive of material containing several signed letters from Crick to Meyer Friedman of the Meyer Friedman Institute as well as an inscribed copy of Crick's book, What Mad Pursuit. Francis Crick presented Friedman with an inscribed copy of his book What Mad Pursuit in October 1988. Friedman sent Crick a check for the book, which Crick signed (a note from Friedman to that effect is included in the archive). Several years later, Friedman in 1993 approached Crick attempting to learn about reprints of his 1953 paper. In 1997, Friedman asked and received permission from Crick to pubish a photograph of Crick in his book, "Medicine's Ten Most Significant Discoveries". 2 letters signed by Crick note these events. The specifics of the archive follow with a brief history. Crick, Francis, WHAT MAD PURSUIT: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery, Basic Books: New York, 1988, First edition. INSCRIBED by Crick to Meyer Friedman of the Meyer Friedman Institute. WITH several SIGNED letters and a SIGNED check. Today the term DNA is a household word, a word we associate with the continued battle against disease, the continuing understanding of our own workings as a human machine, and to those of us who are interested in the seminal inventions of the 20th century, with the Giants who discovered DNA: Francis Crick, James Watson, Rosalind Franklin and RG Gosling. Watson, Crick, and Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1962 for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nuclear acids and its significance for information transfer in living material. What Mad Pursuit contains Francis Crick's account of that remarkable journey, and it gives us a rather personal window into the man. This particular copy is INSCRIBED to Meyer Friedman, who is probably best known as the co-developer the theory of the "Type A" behavior, and who opened up the field of inquiry into the mind-heart (or mind-body) connection that has also became a part of our popular culture. It is a fascinating connection between 2 scientists. One who is looking at the macro or "top-down" world of how we work as humans, and the other who is looking at the micro, or "inside-out" way of how we work as humans. This archive includes several letters SIGNED by Crick to Friedman. The book is inscribed to Friedman in 1988, and was given to Friedman by Crick. The archive includes a note Friedman wrote indicating he afterward sent Crick a check for the cost of the book: "I admit I also sent him the check to get his signature on its reverse side. I was fortunate." The signed check is also included. 2 further letters between Crick and Friedman are included in the archive. The first from 1993 is responding to a query by Friedman about reprints of his 1953 paper. The second grants permission to Friedman to publish Cricks photograph in a book Medicine's Ten Most Significant Discoveries. In all, 5 pieces (with 4 signatures by Crick). What Mad Pursuit is very good in dj, noting some spine slant, what appears to be a coffee stain on the fore-edge, and sun-fading to the dj in several places. A small fine black ink mark on p. 69 with very short related note inked on rear endpaper (both from Friedman). The 2 letters from Crick are Fine noting the usual folds for mailing. Friedman's note is very good and the check is good with a paperclip indentation through Crick's signature. A nice archive, and worthy of addition to any strong collection of 20th century medicine. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1925). Alter Mann träumt Landschaft. Farbradierung von 4 Platten. 1988. Signiert, datiert, numeriert und in der Platte bezeichnet. 60 x 50 cm.,

      1988 - Farbradierungen 13; Lemcke, Landschaften, 528.- Eines von 100 Exemplaren.- Abstrakte Moorlandschaft mit kleinem Vogel und chinesischem Schriftzeichen. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        The Silence of the Lambs

      St. Martin's, NY 1988 - The uncorrected proof copy of his highly acclaimed third novel, the first to have Hannibal Lecter as the central character, a figure that has become a cultural touchstone. Basis for the Jonathan Demme film with Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster, winner of five Academy Awards and one of the American Film Institute's top 100 Films of the Century. Upper outer corner crease to front cover; thus near fine in wrappers. The advance reading copy is fairly common; the proof is scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Ukiyo-E Masterpieces in European Collections: British Museum 1 / With English Supplement

      Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha Ltd. 1988. 272 pp + 8 pp. supp. The first of three volumes. This sumptious volume has picture captions in Japanese and English, and is illustrated throughout 309f . Fine. Hard Cover. 1988. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Hood's Texas Brigade Sketch Book [Sketchbook] Military No 1

      Published by Hill College Press, Hillsboro, Texas First Edition . 1988. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original finely grained scarlet cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. Quarto 11'' x 9'' ISBN 0912172347. 1 of 750 copies. Wonderful monochrome illustrations divided into four sections: Photographic Interpretations, Uniforms and Accoutrements, Battle Standards, and Military Statuettes. Fine condition book in VG condition dust wrapper with short closed tears across spine tip and upper corners, yellowing of the white paper to lower panel and spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        The birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands, including many new species recently discovered in Australia, volume one [facsimile].

      Melbourne: Hill House, 1988. - Folio,56 colour plates. Publisher's red cloth, a fine copy. The Bird of Paradise volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Invisible City

      Twelvetree Press, Pasadena California 1988 - First Edition. Printed in Gravure in Tokyo. Texts: 'The Culture of Cities' by Lewis Mumford. 'Ninety Eighty-Four' by George Orwell. 'Labyrinths' by Jorge Luis Borges. 'Diaries, Volume II: 1914-1923' by Franz Kafka. 'Simulations' by Jean Beaudrillard. 45 black + white plates. Linen Hardcover in a perfect (glassine protected) dustjacket. Book has always been treated as a collectors item. 23 cm x 18 cm (=9"inches x 7"inches). Very good flawless like new condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gura]
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        Invisible City: Photographs by Ken Schles [SIGNED]

      Twelvetrees Press, Pasadena, California 1988 - First edition, first printing. Signed and dated "NYC 2008" in black ink on the title page by Schles. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with title blindstamped on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Ken Schles. Text excerpted from Lewis Mumford, George Orwell, Jorge Luis Borges, Franz Kafka and Jean Baudrillard. Unpaginated (80 pp.), with full-bleed black-and-white gravure plates throughout beautifully printed on heavy matt paper. 9-1/8 x 6-7/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 2000 copies. CONDITION: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (some very light indentations, visible only in raking light). Schles' gritty photographs of urban life--an homage of sorts to Weegee's Naked City--are juxtaposed with key texts on life in modern cities. The end result is a disquieting book in which urban existence is presented as both exhilarating and heartless. Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Enzo Cucchi Scultura 1982-1988. [Signed copy in yellow latex binding].

      Herausgegeben von Zaira Mis / Bernd Kluser/Published by Zaira Mis / Bernd Kluser; Brussels/Munich, 1988. First edition; one of the copies bound in yellow latex; signed by sculptor Enzo Cucchi. - [English language colophon:] "Impressum © Publishers: Zaira Mis & Bernd Kluser, Brussels/Munich, 1988 © Text: Martin Schwander [-] Editor: Martin Schwander Editorial assistant for English: Catherine Schelbert Graphic Design: Trix Wetter, Zurich Cover Design: Enzo Cucchi. First Edition 1988: 2000 copies 1000 copies in red, 500 copies in grey, and 500 copies in yellow, signed and numbered by the artist [this copy is bound in yellow & signed by Enzo Cucchi, but not numbered]. Printed by: Stamperia Valdonega, Verona Copy: Setzerei Hurlimann AG, Zurich". Size of yellow rubber/latex, moulded-relief Enzo Cucchi design binding: 7 1/4+" x 11 1/8" x 1 1/2" (thick); size of the German language, hardcover, illustrated book: 7" x 10 3/4"; size of English language text booklet (inserted in pocket in the back cover of the hardcover book): 6 1/2" x 10 1/4". [German text hardcover:] 95+pp., illustrated with black & white & color photo-illustrations of Cucchi works & installations; 4 fold-out color plates, repros. of drawings in text & on flyleaves; German & English texts set in various type faces. [English language booklet:] 47+pp., with a list of works illustrated. Latex binding is attached to the black, cloth-covered binding with 3 metal rivets-like fasteners (the surface of these show slight discoloration). Scan show the spine & moulded-relief-sculpted front cover with design, but not the full-size, protruding upper right-hand corner/edge of the front cover. Part of the moulded design continues as two broken lines of dots around the spine & part of back cover. Inner front cover with author's name & title printed on a central white rectangular label on a black paste-down; Enzo Cucchi has written his signature in pencil across this label (we have not located a number mentioned in the colophon, on this label or copy). Loose sheet of thick white paper has been inserted in the front, between the latex & hardcover cloth cover (but not between the back cover, which shows some light rubbing off of the latex surface onto the black cloth). English language booklet is bound in black paper/card covers with repro. of white title label on front cover. Back cover fore-edge shows 3 small tan spots to the latex surface, very light scratches to the (very soft) latex surface; excepting these few minor details, binding, book & booklet are in overall fine condition. This might be an out-of series, signed copy (the colophon mentions 500 copies in yellow [latex] that have been signed & numbered). Covers Enzo Cucchi outdoor sculptures from 1982-88, in Venice, Basel, at Lousiana, Guggenheim Museum; fountains, installations, etc. Texts & statements by Martin Schwander, Emilio Mazzoli, Ulrich Werner; quotes from Gottfied Benn, Herman Melville, Botho Strauss, Michelangelo, Goethe, Encyclopedia Britannica (1911). (German text with English translation). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Jeweller's Eye - Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection & An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection (2 Volumes in slipcase)

      Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / University of Washington Press, Seattle & London 1988 - One volume is "A Jeweller's Eye - Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection" ISBN 0295966769. Blue cloth is bright and clean. Binding tight. 240pp. Small stamp on front e/p, title page and page edges. Touch of foxing to first and last white pages. Other volume is "An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection" ISBN 0295966785. Blue cloth is bright and clean. Binding tight. 446pp. Small stamp on front e/p, title page and page edges. Touch of foxing to first and last white pages. Both volumes contained in a sturdy cloth-covered slipcase in good order. This is a heavy set so please check postage with bookseller. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        Qi Baishi: from the collection of China National Art Gallery. Catalogue of Exhibition of Chinese Paintings by Ch'i Pai Shih

      Hong Kong: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 1988 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 28.8*21.1cm, 62pp. Includes description of 100 paintings, 38 of which are illustrated. Jan, 23-Feb. 14, 1988. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Love In The Time of Cholera

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988 Translated from the original Spanish by Edith Grossman. First edition, limited issue of 350 numbered copies. Signed by García Márquez on the limitation page. Publisher's pink cloth over black cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, pink endpapers; in the original acetate dust jacket, with lace pattern to the patterns and flaps in black, housed in the publisher's yellow slipcase with lace patterned boards. About fine, with a hint of light wear to the spine ends, bright spine, sturdy binding, clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with a few minor scuffs to the panels, else fine, slipcase with only a few lights spots of minor soiling, else fine. Overall, a beautiful and fresh copy. Originally published in Spanish as El amor en los tiempos del cólera, Love in the Time of Cholera focuses on the relationship of three members of a love triangle over the course of time. Based on the author's parents' relationship, the plot is divided into six parts, with two sections each for the three main stages of life: youth, adulthood, and old age. In 2007, Love in the Time of Cholera was adapted into an English language film of the same name by Mike Newell, starring Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Javier Bardem, and Benjamin Bratt.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        King Ink (Signed First Edition)

      Black Spring Press, London 1988 - First Edition. SIGNED by Cave just after the title page, dated in the year of publication: "Nick Cave / 1990." But for a tiny bit of wear at one corner (only visible on close inspection). Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Author and singer/songwriter Cave's first book, which collects early lyrics from his recordings with The Birthday Party and the Bad Seeds (up to and including the Bad Seeds' record, "Your Funeral, My Trial"), short stories and short plays. Cave's dark vision, coupled with his strong connections to primitive folk and blues music, and murder ballads in particular, has yielded an artist whose music rivals the intensity and integrity of Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Even more impressively, Cave recently made a strong debut as a screenwriter in the hard-boiled Australian western, "The Proposition." Extremely uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        2061: odyssey Three

      Del Rey, USA 1988 - First edition. As new in mylar covered DJ. Michael Whelan cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dave Silva]
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        Peter Fischli David Weiss : Objects from the Rubber Series - Objekte aus der Gummi-serie

      Portikus 1988 - Frankfurt am Main: Portikus, 1988. First edition. Scarce. Photographically illustrated wrappers (8.25 x 6 1/2 in, 20.7 x 16.8 cm), np. Approximately 30 pages. With texts by Bice Curiger and Patrick Frey. 24 illustrations (5 in color). Published to accompany their exhibtion of rubber sculptures made of black rubber. From the gallery: "Peter Fischli/David Weiss (born 1952/1946 in Zurich) have been working together continuously since 1979. At Portikus, they exhibit objects from their rubber series, such as vase - woman - root - candle - wall - heart - dog bowl, and others. A recurring motif of their works has always been the defamiliarization of everyday surroundings and common objects, like in this case the use of a commonplace material." Covers minimally rubbed, very light soiling, crown barely bumped, else fine. Internally clean and bright. A very near fine copy of a scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Gregory, Bookseller]
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        Das Schachbuch des Jacobus de Cessolis. Entstanden 1458. Dieser Faksimileband Entspricht Einer Originalgetreuen Wiedergabe Der Handschrift Palatinus Latinus 961 (Chess Book of Jacobus Da cassolis)

      Belser Verlag, Zurich 1988 - 2 books in a grey box. Beautiful facsimile of the illuminated manuscript in maroon leather plus accompanying commentary in maroon cloth. Text is in German. No 335 of a limited edition and signed by Boyle at rear of leather volume. Enclosed slip giving English translation of title is slightly foxed as is front e/p's of the commentary volume. Both volumes tight and in very tidy condition. Grey box has illustration on front and title on spine and is also very tidy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        The Old-time Printer

      Baltimore: Xavier Press, 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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        Type-Faces: A Photographic Study of Ward Ritchie. With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell

      Northridge: Santa Susana Press, California State University Libraries, 1988 One of sixty-five copies, signed by Lawrence Clark Powell. Printed, designed, and produced by Joseph D'Ambrosio using a hand set Della Robbia type and a Vandercook No. 4 proof press, with photographs printed and mounted by Amanda Blanco. Loose, in brown cloth clamshell box with center cut-out, featuring a camera's eye lens design with the initials "W R" in the center. 12" x 9. Twelve dry mounted original photographic plates, eleven of which are signed by Blanco. A fine copy. The photographs show Ritchie with his handpress, at work writing at his desk, playing tennis, at rest, and with his friends, Powell, Jake Zeitlin, Grant Dahlstrom, Muir Dawson, and others.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Barlach zu Ehren. Bildhauergrafik von Theo Balden, Sabine Grzimek, Sylvia Hagen, Hermann Neumann, Otto Pankok, Werner Stötzer, Berndt Wilde. Bronzeplakette von Jo Jastram.

      Frankfurt/Leipzig, Büchergilde Gutenberg/ Philipp Reclam jun., 1988 - 7 sign. und num. Orig.-Graphiken (53 x 39 cm, bis auf eine auf Bütten) sowie 1 Orig.-Bronzeplakette, Lose Blätter u. OLwd.-Karton (darin eingelassene Bronzeplakette) in OLwd.-Kassette mit mont. illustr. Deckelschild., Tadell. Hrsg. von L. Lang und H. Marquardt. Mit Briefen von E. Barlach und Texten von K. Kollwitz, P. Schurek und O. Pankok. Frankfurt, Büchergilde Gutenberg 1988.Nr. 98 der bei der Büchergilde erschienen Exemplare (Nr. 96-125), Gesamtausgabe 150 Exempl.Die Orig.-Radierung von Otto Pankok mit Nachlaßstempel und eigh. Signatur von Eva Pankok. 4000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        The History of Middle-Earth Vols.I-V: The Book of Lost Tales Part I & Part II; The Lays of Beleriand; The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, The Ambarkanta and The Annals; The Lost Road and Other Writings: Language & Legend Before The Lord of the

      London: Unwin Hyman 1988-90 Five Volumes 8vo vi,297; vi,385; vi,393; vi,380; viii,455pp - The History of Middle-Earth Vols. 1-5. A Very Fine matching set of the Unwin Hyman reprint series, all in Very Fine Brodart-protected Dust Wrappers, with the Unwin Hyman logo to the spines. This set is comprised of The Book of Lost Tales Parts I & II, The Lays of Beleriand, The Shaping of Middle-Earth, and The Lost Road and Other Stories. Lost Tales Book One is the 1990 Printing, all the others are the 1988 Printings. These five volumes together comprise the bulk of J.R.R. Tolkien's early writings on Middle-Earth, from The Book of Lost Tales, the first major work of imagination by J.R.R. Tolkien, begun in 1916-17 when he was 25 years old, taking in such sustained works as the Lay of the Children of Hurin, and the Lay of Leithian; writings detailing the mythological background of Middle-Earth, such as the Ambarkanta or Shape of the World; the Annals of Valinor & Beleriand which chronicle the First Age of Middle-Earth; the earliest versions the Silmarillion; through to the later forms of the Annals, The Lost Road, and The Lhammas. These writings bring the History of Middle-Earth up to the point where The Lord of the Rings was begun, and the next four volumes of the series chronicle the History of The Lord of the Rings. A highly desireable set, becoming increasingly difficult to obtain in this condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: N & A Smiles]
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        Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Die landeskundliche Darstellung in Sprachlehrbüchern beider Länder

      Verlag Moritz Diesterweg 1988. -- Gut -- Gr. 8° -- Broschiert -- 253 S. -- Studien zur internationalen Schulbuchfroschung, Schriftenreihe des Georg-Eckert-Instituts, Band 48 -- Backcover mit kleinem 'Eselohr'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat-BM]
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        Running Man

      Chilford Hall Press and the Artist,, 1988. Sheet size: 77 x 56 cm. Screenprint in three colours on Lana Aquarelle paper. Old hinging tape to verso otherwise in excellent condition. Presented float mounted in an obeche drift-wood style frame. Edition of 70. Signed and numbered in pencil lower right by Frink.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        New Naturalist No. 74 FERNS Their Habitats in the British and Irish Landscape

      Collins, London 1988 - 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. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LOE BOOKS]
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        Ferns. Their Habitats in the British and Irish Landscapes

      London: Collins, (1988). . First edition, 8vo, 430 pp. 21 colour illustrations plus numerous black and white ones in the text. Cloth, d.w., price clipped, slight fading of spine otherwise an excellent copy. New Naturalist series no. 74.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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      (Wilmington): (Totleben & Bissette)/[Spiderbaby Grafix]. (1988). An advance copy of the first issue of Taboo, a landmark comix/graphic novel anthology, inscribed by the editor (Totleben), with the written note "#3.5 in 25 preview copies." Tapebound 8-1/2" x 11" galley sheets, with a handwritten "Taboo!" label on the front cover. Contributions by Clive Barker, S. Clay Wilson, Alan Moore, Chester Brown, Charles Burns, Eddie Campbell, Charles Vess, Dave Sim, and others. Taboo published edgier graphic fiction than could be done by mainstream presses, including Alan Moore and Chester Brown's From Hell, and work by Charles Burns, famous for his later graphic novel Black Hole. Front label lifting; ownership stamps; else fine. Together with an 8-page solicitation of contributions dated the previous year, delineating the guidelines and the vision. Again, an ownership stamp; near fine with one corner stapled. Together with the published version of the first issue, inscribed by Totleben and the publisher, Stephen Bissette, as well as Taboo 2 and Taboo 3. A notable collection, particularly with the advance copy -- a handmade production apparently limited to 25 copies but doubtless far fewer still exist. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Memoirs of Many in One By Alex Xenophon Demirjian Gray

      Viking, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1988 - 1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by White on bookplate decal on front end page: "Patrick White, 1986". Remainder marks on bottom and light foxing to fore-edge. DJ lightly rubbed. $15.95 price present on DJ flap. Also includes laid-in the original 1986 review from USA Today. Scarce signature from Nobel Prize winner. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        Paintings by Wu Guanzhong. Catalogue of exhibition of Chinese paintings by Wu Kuan Chung, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore, 10--21 February, 1988. SIGNED

      Singapore: National Museum Art Gallery, 1988 - First edition, first printing. Slim quarto, 29.7*21cm, 40p. Describes 100 paintings, with 22 illustrations. Text in English and Chinese. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Blaue Lippen, Portrait. Öltempera auf Leinwand.

      1988 1988 - 100 x 50 cm, Tadellos Signiert und datiert. Valentin Lustig (*1955 ) aus Klausenburg in Siebenbürgen (Rumänien) stammender Künstler. Seit 1983 lebt Lustig in der Schweiz. Seine Kunst reicht von naiv bis surrealistisch-phantastisch, und enthält zahlreiche Anspielungen auf mythische und biblische Themen. Als Kind von Holocaustüberlebenden thematisiert Lustig auch das Schicksal des jüdischen Volkes. Doch dies kommt nicht explizit zum Ausdruck, da er sich einer individuellen und symbolischen bis ins Groteske reichenden Bildersprache bedient, die verschiedene Deutungen zulässt. [Wer Topor mag - mag auch Lustig]Austellungen:1994: Binz 39, Zürich; Galerie Pennarz (Alte Schule), Gundamsried; Pfaffenhofen(Deutschland)1996: Galerie Stubnitz Kontor, Zürich1997: Allmedia Productions, Zürich1998: Hewlett Gallery, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA)2003: The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2004: Institut Hongrois de Paris, Paris2004: Dorottya Gallery (Ernst Museum), Budapest2005: Lebewohlfabrik, Zürich2006/2007: Yeshiva University Museum, New York City2007: Cooperativo, Zürich2008: Galerie Hauptmann und Kampa, Zürich 5000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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