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      London: Macmillan, 1988. First edition, first prnt. Signed and dated "8/8/88" by Banks on the title page. Topedge with beginning foxing, shelfwear on board bottom edges, shallow indentation on the front board. Tight, bright copy in Very Good condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. . Signed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Henri MATISSE: Catalogue Raisonne des Ouvrages Illustrés. DELUXE Edition

      Duthuit 1988 - Henri MATISSE: Catalogue Raisonne des Ouvrages Illustrés. Duthuit, Claude. Paris: Duthuit, 1988. First edition, text in French and English; hundreds of quality illustrations; cloth in dust jacket. Catalogue raisonné of the illustrated books by Henri Matisse. Of the total edition of 2000 copies, this example is from the hors-commerce edition of 125 numbered copies, containing a laid-in loose original etching on Japon Impérial, stamped with artist's monogram. The preparatory drawing for this print was done by Matisse in 1932 for the book by Stéphane Mallarmé "Poésies", but it was not selected for the final version of the book. This etching was for the first time printed by the Matisse Atelier in 1987 to accompany 125 copies of this book distributed among contributors and artist's family. Ref,: Duthuit pp. 33-34 (ill'd as the 7th image of the 8 "Etudes"). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA - ILAB)]
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        Transition a collection of fourteen poetry broadsides.

      Brooding Heron Press Waldron Island [Washington] [and Jawbone Press; Seattle] 1982-1988. This is number three of 55 sets. - Size of the clamshell box: 9 in. x 12 in., with title, etc. printed in blue and black, with a heron design on the left-hand inner cover, and the list of authors, etc. with a design printed in black on the right-hand inner cover of the box; with a one page, printed introduction, (signed by Sam & Sally Green), that explains the background of the Jawbone & Brooding Heron Press, and the printing of the 14 signed broadsides. The fourteen broadsides are of one size, and each features different details of small printed designs in various colors, embossing, etc. Each is signed by the author of the poem. They are fitted into the dark blue cloth-covered clamshell box, which has a printed title label on the spine, and a strip of pastel colored marbled paper along the right of the front outer cover, with oriental-style closures that fit into tabs, on the side. The broadsides and the box are in fine condition. Scarce item. [Titles of the signed poems]: [1] Denise Levertov: Candles In Babylon; [2] Edward Harkness: Wild Flowers; [3] Jody Aliesan: spell; [4] Alicia Hokanson: Phosphorus; [5] W. M. Ransom: From The Porch At Kapowsin; [6] David Lee: Sonnet on the Sun, Rising Cedar Breaks 6 Sept. 81; [7] William Stafford: Anniversaries; [8] Lee Bassett: Buffalo Jump; [9] Kim Stafford: After All These Are Elemental Things; [10] Barry Sternlieb: Thinning the Rows; [11] Howard Aaron: The Side Yard; [12] Robert Sund: The Rest of the Way; for Sally and Sam Green; [13] Melinda Mueller: Alpine Violet; [14] Tim McNulty: Gatha for the Buddha at Marymere. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        I'd Rather Be A Masochist Than An Analyst. [Mono-printed & Hand-painted Artist's Book].

      Signed at end of book: Natalie d'Arbeloff April 1988. Hand-initialed at bottom of front cover (on recessed painting): NdA 1988. - [English translation of description from the Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum/Museum van het Boek Natalie d'Arbeloff exhibition, held in 1992:] One-of-a-kind-books. 24. I'd Rather Be A Masochist Than An Analyst, 1988. 23,5 x 20 cm (closed). Monoprinting, acrylic and collage of phrases cut from newspapers. Wood construction set into the cover. Concertina binding by NdA, closed with coloured cords. Held in fabric bag. Size of closed binding: 7 /3 in. x 9 1/4 in. x 1 in. (thick); consisting of 12 (8 in. x 9 in.) paper surfaces that incorporate monoprinting, painting & mounted slips of clipped newspapers (which provide a text); this accordion-style book is really meant to be viewed when unfolded. The front cover is a hand-painted case which frames a painted, recessed panel with the title painted in green & artist's initials & date in tan. A clear plastic covering protects the collaged image of a painted wooden, cut-out female figure, posed with a construction of tinted wooden strips & thin green cords. With a doubled thin black cord, coiled & held to the printed back cover with glue. This cord originally wrapped around a red fastener, which was glued to the front cover (this fastener is no longer present). Housed in a 9 1/4 in. x 15 1/4 in. (opened) textured, red cloth sack, with upper folded flap with two metal snap-type fasteners on lower edge of the flap; the sack is hand-painted with the title in green lettering. The book is missing the red fastener mentioned above; back cover panel shows some very slight bowing. The pages feature the interaction of monoprinted figures against a boldly colored, painted background of abstract forms; these backgrounds change with different scenes, reflecting the moods of the text & figures. [Text & images:] [1] Titlepage with construction & title; [2 + 3] gray female figure & lighter male figure on a blue, green & black background with white & orange details; collaged newsprint text reading: If you know about it, you probably already know that there is only one answer: [4-5] dark male figure & reclining gray female figure, both on a red & gray background with white, blue & green details; continuing to another standing figure; texts: But then you know enough to be uncomfortable + Total confusion; [6-7] printed gray female figure with another similar figure & two male figures (on p. 7), on a background of red & black on white; texts: The suffering + you're likely to start looking for a way out!; [8] blue figure on a red & blue background; [9] male & female figures on a blue & white background with red & black details; texts: the way in which one received and gives instructions + But you've got a funny feeling; [10-11] three female figures in gray shades & a male figure (on p. 11), against a background of blue, green & red & black; texts: Don't worry if you don't fully understand it-- + trepidation; [12-13] consists of darker & lighter gray male & female figures on a background of blue, black, red & white with block-printed words of the title: (I'd Rather Be A Masochist Than An Analyst) across both pages; artist's signature and date at lower right of page (13): Natalie d'Arbeloff April 1988; [14] the back cover consists of two male & one female figures in shades of gray, printed on a white surface. This one-of-a-kind book has been featured in several exhibitions. An unused color photo postcard (photo by NdA), showing this and several other NdA artist's books exhibited at the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum (1990, is provided with this book & another folding, color photo card (showing this book unfolded), from the Rijksmusem Meermanno-Westreenianum/Museum van het Boek exhibition in 1992 is also provided. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        ITINERARIUM, 34 ANNEES (1955-1988)

      Editorial Franciscana 1988 - RO40144936: 34 années. De 2 à 4 tomes par année. 1re année incomplète (n°2-3, 1955 manquant). 3 années reliées (1971-1973). Etiquettes, annotations (codes) et tampons de bibliothèque. Colectânea de estudios. Revista Trimestrial/Quadrimestrial de Cultura. N° 1, Ano I, Jan.-Fev. 1955: Fr. João Diogo Crespo, Introdução. Fr. Costa, Encontro na Cidade. A. Domingues de Sousa, A Cultura medieval Portuguesa. J. Diogo Crespo, O Desconhecido Abel Salazar. P. Dias Diniz, Dois Embaixadores. J. Gonçalves, Mousinho de Albuquerque. Santos de Ferreira, rescaldo de um Centenario. M. Taveira, S. Tiago em Espanha. P. david de Azevedo, Sobre o 'Renegado'. Montes Moreira, Panorama Intelectual. Dos livros e Dos Autores, criticas a Recensões. N° 132, Ano XXXIV, Set.-dez. 1988: Scaria Varanath, o.f.m., A experiência de Deus e do Universo no Hinduismo e no Franciscanismo. Tyoti Sahi, Actualidade de Mensagem de S. Fancisco de Assis para India de hoje. Luis Aires-Barros, A influência na socieade portuguesa das tecnologias de futuro. J. Dias Vcente, Quatro séculos de vida crista em Cacheu. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 460-Langues espagnole et portugaise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Golden Triangle - The Gold Heart [Original Signed Painting]

      1988. An original Burroughs painting, which became part of the Seven Deadly Sins exhibition at The Writer's Place, Kansas City, Missouri, in 1993. Acrylic and spray paint on poster board: a gold triangle and heart spray-painted against a background acrylic image of black, blue and gray. Signed by Burroughs. 20" x 32". Mounted and framed to 24" x 36". Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Queen of The Damned

      Ultramarine Press, 1988. First.. Hardbound. a fine bright copy. In addition, this is a subscriber copy and is inscribed by Rice on the limitation page to a collector. of an edition of 150, this is one of 26 lettered copies bound in full leather and signed by Rice. This edition contains an original lithograph signed by the artist, Ron Walotsky. This illustration was not in the trade edition published by Knopf. [additionally, the cover illustration for this the full leather issue is an original illustration by Walotsky].

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        The Glade (from Islands)

      London: Washington Graphics,, 1988. Sheet size: 75 x 106.5 cm. Original lithograph in five colours on Arches paper. Fine condition. Edition of 60. Signed in pencil by Jones lower right, publisher's blindstamp lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Baltasar and Blimunda

      Jonathan Cape, London 1988 - Gilt lettered green cloth wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title to Greg Gatenby, director of the Harbourfront reading series with his ownership signature on the endpaper. A salutation in Portugurese indicating how happy he is to be on the Toronto Waterfront. Dated Oct 91. Some creases in dj (printing defect) o/w a fine copy. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      The Lapis Press, Los Angeles 1988 - np (28pp), 1 letterpress colophon + title page, 8 color etchings. "Flipping, Kicking, Howling, Rolling, Sitting, Standing, Climbing, Telling" is the oversized, extraordinarily luxe artist's book published in 1988 by Sam Francis' Lapis Press containing eight original etchings by Edward Ruscha. Each "silhouette" image was pulled by master printer Jacob Samuel at The Litho Shop on a 20 x 16" sheet of Rives BFK paper. The title and colophon pages are printed by hand-letterpress, and along with the etchings, four blank preliminaries, and endpapers have been hand-bound by Klaus Ullrich S. Rotzscher in an exquisite debossed, full dark green Nigerian goatskin. The book is housed in a stylish matching goatskin and linen slipcase. A most handsome copy of the first and only printing (print entries 149-156 in Siri Engberg's "Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999") of this exquisite, exceedingly uncommon volume NUMBERED (19/35) AND SIGNED by the artist in ink on the rear colophon, as issued. This is accompanied by a pristine example of the hors commerce 20 x 16" Lapis Press promotional broadside cum print for the book featuring a colored etching by Ruscha of the letter "B" (entry M-59 in Siri Engberg's "Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999") that was issued in an edition of forty numbered but unsigned copies. 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: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1988. hardcover. Fine copy in Near Fine original clamshell box with light wear. Robert Motherwell. Large folio (18-1/2" x 22") bound in full Irish linen. Illustrated with 27 original lithographs by Robert Motherwell ranging in size from 8" square to 14" x 10" and with an original lithograph recessed into the front cover. The lithographs were pulled at Trestle Editions of New York on handmade Japanese paper of various contrasting colors, and hand-mounted upon the same Magnani Italian mould-made paper used for the text. Copy #439 of 750 numbered copies of this massive book SIGNED by the artist and by the Nobel Laureate. One of the poems is a tribute by Paz to Motherwell.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Boys. Ein Photobuch. Mit Texten von Peter Weiermair und Will McBride. * Mit großformatiger Signatur WILL McBRIDES auf dem Vorsatzblatt *** (RRR)

      Bucher, München - Luzern 2. Aufl. 1988. OBosch., 117 (1) unpag. Seiten, 4°. Zum Erhaltungszustand: Hier der inzwischen ausnehmend rare und entsprechend gesuchte Fotokunstband in vergleichsweise besonders guter Erhaltung mit nur geringen Gebrauchsspuren; der rückseitige Broschureinband indes mit einer Knickspur. Im Innenteil keinerlei Anstreichungen, Bemerkungen, Stempel o. ä. - BESONDERHEIT: Das vorliegende Exemplar ist versehen mit der begehrten und höchst seltenen Signatur des Photokünstlers Will McBride. Der Versand erfolgt als versichertes Postpaket und ist für den Käufer portofrei - Will McBRIDE zu seiner Arbeit: "Wenn ein Junge meinen Weg kreuzt, bleibe ich stehen, all meine Aufmerksamkeit ist auf das gerichtet, was er tut. Ich schaue und schaue, nach Lebenszeichen suchend, und ich werde nie enttäuscht, denn das Leben zeigt sich nirgends offensichtlicher als in einem Jungen. Der Junge macht mich verrückt, weil ich nicht mehr so bin wie er. Das Leben hat Gewalt über mich, über den Jungen in mir, und macht ihn alt und kraftlos. Ein Meisterfotograf, das bin ich, obwohl eigentlich nur ein Amateur." (Will McBride) -

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      Twelvetrees Press, Pasadena, CA 1988 - np, 80 monochrome gravure illustrations. Designed by Jack Woody. "Pictures" is the exquisite first collection from 1988 of the highly stylized black and white celebrity portraits and nudes of the late, great Herb Ritts. A most handsome example of the exceedingly uncommon deluxe limited slipcased edition of the first edition limited to one hundred copies BOLDLY SIGNED AND NUMBERED (60/100) by Herb Ritts in black marker on the rear colophon, 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        My favorite things. [Posaunist einer Klezmerband]. Reproduktion einer Tuschzeichnung.

      1988 1988 - 42 x 29.5 cm, Tadell. Grafik vom Künstler nummeriert, signiert und mit Widmung versehen, Ex. Nr. 59/100. Umschlag mit Widmung des Künstlers «Für glückliches 1989 wünscht Dir herzlich, Dein Cioma». Beiliegend Buch von Cioma Schönhaus (2004): «Der Passfälscher. Die unglaubliche Geschichte eines jungen Grafikers, der im Untergrund gegen die Nazis kämpfte. Mit Zeichnungen des Autors», Scherzverlag, Frankfurt. 8°, 235 S. - Cioma Schönhaus (1922), Grafiker. Seine russischen Eltern waren 1920 aus Minsk nach Berlin gekommen, nachdem sein Vater aus der Roten Armee desertiert hatte. Schönhaus wuchs zunächst im Scheunenviertel auf. Von 1924 bis 1925 hielt sich die Familie in der Nähe von Haifa (Palästina) auf, kehrte aber dann nach Berlin zurück. 1940 besuchte er ein Jahr lang eine Kunstgewerbeschule. Von 1941 an musste er unter anderem in einem Rüstungsbetrieb arbeiten.Nach der Deportation seiner Eltern im Juni 1942 tauchte er in Berlin unter. In der Illegalität fertigte der Grafiker Schönhaus gefälschte Pässe für andere im Untergrund lebende Juden an, darunter für den Historiker Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich. Dabei arbeitete er mit Mitgliedern der Bekennenden Kirche (unter anderen Kurt Müller) zusammen. Für die gefälschten Pässe erhielt er von einem Helferkreis um den Juristen Franz Kaufmann Lebensmittelkarten, sodass er eine scheinlegale Existenz aufbauen konnte. Dafür benutzte er die Namen ?Günther Rogoff?, ?Peter Schönhausen? und ?Peter Petrow?.1943 gelang Schönhaus die Flucht in die Schweiz, wo ihm der Theologe Karl Barth ein Stipendium vermittelte. An der Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel absolvierte er eine Ausbildung zum Grafiker und arbeitete später in diesem Beruf. Schönhaus hat vier Söhne, wobei zwei davon die Musikerkarriere einschlugen. In Anlehnung an ihren Familiennamen gründeten sie die Klezmerformation ?Bait Jaffe?, was soviel bedeutet wie ?schönes Haus? 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        PEQUEÑO PAIS. 4 volúmenes. 2400 páginas aprox. Incluye la colección HÉROES DEL COMIC, Años 1988-1991.Todas ilustradas color con aventuras de Alicia, Donald y Mickey, Mot, Kareto, El Botones Sacarino, Goomer, Leo Verdura, Rompetechos, Doña Urraca, Noticias musicales, Superman, El Capitán Trueno, El Guerrero del Antifaz, Rip Kirby, Flash Gordon, El llanero Solitario, El Cachorro, etc

      1988 - PEQUEÑO PAIS. Colección de 4 volúmenes. El volumen 1 comienza en el nº 360 de 23 de octubre de 1988 al nº 399 del 23 de diciembre de 1989. El volumen 2 comienza con el nº 400 de julio de 1989 y termina con el nº 439 de abril de 1990. El volumen 3 comienza con el nº 440 de mayo de 1990 al 481 de febrero de 1991. El volumen 4 comienza con el nº 483 de marzo de 1991 y termina con el nº 521 de 1991. Del nº 370 (diciembre de 1988 del primer volumen al nº 437 del segundo volumen comprende la colección HÉROES DEL ¿COMIC¿, la cual consta de 68 números, cada uno de 15 pp. conservando todos sus cubiertas ilustradas color. Paginación aproximada por volumen: 600 páginas. Todas ilustradas color con aventuras de Alicia, Donald y Mickey, Mot, Kareto, El Botones Sacarino, Goomer, Leo Verdura, Rompetechos, Doña Urraca, Noticias musicales, etc, etc. La colección HEROES DEL ¿COMIC¿ tiene la sngularidad de cada nº dedicar su cubierta a un personaje del género con una sinopsis de sus aventuras y circunstancias, como el Superman, El Capitán Trueno, El Guerrero del Antifaz, Rip Kirby, Flash Gordon, El llanero Solitario, El Cachorro, etc, etc. Tamaño 290x230 mm. Cada volumen está encuadernado en simil piel verde oscuro con filetes y caracteres dorados en el lomo.Como nuevo. Precio de los 4 volúmenes: 400,00¿ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extracts from the Devil's Dictionary

      (Hyattsville, MD: Rebecca Press, 1988). (26)pp. Ambrose Bierce's satirical alphabet is accompanied by small woodcuts illustrating such definitions as "Type: Pestilent bits of metal suspected of destroying civilization and enlightenment." This is an out-of-series copy in a designer binding by Mark Esser. A red goatskin onlay extends across the spine and covers, outlined with blind tooling to form flames on a contrasting background of cool charcoal gray French chagreen goatskin. Gilt tooled lines, dots, and scattered letters emanate from the blaze. According to the artist, "The design depicts the jumbled letters of the title tossed up from the fires of Hades. This alludes to both the supposed creator of the dictionary and to the type setting errors historically attributed to the printer's devil. The job of apprentice to a printer, or printer's devil, was once held by the young Ambrose Bierce." Golden-yellow doublures and fly leaves of bright orange paste paper stippled and sprinkled with gilt, made by the binder, complete the design. Three extra, double folio, blank sections of Ruscombe Mill's C.80 paper have been added to expand the width of the textblock. Esser studied fine bookbinding under David Brock and apprenticed with William Anthony, while also working as a conservator. He was the first instructor for the hand bookbinding program at the North Bennett Street School in Boston, where he developed the curriculum and taught for fifteen years. Housed in a tan raw silk-covered box with a red morocco lettering piece to spine. Very fine. A.e.g. (2 5/8 by 2 3/16; 67x55mm).

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        Husain: Drawing, Painting, Water Colour, Graphic, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, Tapestry

      Tata Steel, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket/Like New. 14 ½" x 12 ½", 336 pp, copy is in near-MINT condition in Good condition heavy printed slipcase, dust jacket is protected by a mylar sleeve, profusely illustrated with colorplates, very scarce. This is the definitive monograph on the life and art of the great Indian artist Maqbool Husain.

      [Bookseller: Red Sky Books]
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      CENTURY HUTCHINSON FIRST NEW ZEALAND EDITION 1988 - HB GREEN BOARDS SLIGHT EDGEWEAR NEAR FINE PP196 DW FINE 8V0 Inscribed by Janet Frame to her firends the American artists Bill Brown and Paul Wonner [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SONS AND LOVERS; LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER; WOMEN IN LOVE Easton Press (Leather Bound) (3 Vol. Set)

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume. .

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        The Golden Triangle - The Gold Heart [Original Signed Painting]

      1988 - An original Burroughs painting, which became part of the Seven Deadly Sins exhibition at The Writer's Place, Kansas City, Missouri, in 1993. Acrylic and spray paint on poster board: a gold triangle and heart spray-painted against a background acrylic image of black, blue and gray. Signed by Burroughs. 20" x 32". Mounted and framed to 24" x 36". Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Die Bergfrau Yamauba und das Riesenkind Kintaro. Sieben Variationen zu Kitagawa Utamaro. Herausgegeben von Hartmut Frielinghaus. Mit 1 Original-Farbradierung.

      - Hamburg, St.Gertrude 1988. 64,5 : 47,5 cm. 2 Bl. mit 2 Abb., 7 handsign. Reprod. in Acht-Farben-Offsetdruck u. 1 nummerierte und handsignierte Orig.-Farbradierung von Horst Janssen, 57,6 : 32,6 cm, auf bräunlich getöntem Japanpapier 62,3 : 45 cm. In weisser Orig.-Kartonmappe mit grosser Signatur des Künstlers in roter Gouachefarbe. VORZUGSAUSGABE erschienen in 100 nummerierten Exemplaren. Dieses Exemplar von Janssen auf der Radierung im Unteerrand bezeichnet: (Herzsymbol) p p.f. und rechts unten signiert. – Die 7 Variationen betitelt: ’Haarewaschen’, ’Huckepack’, ’Schmusekind’, ’Mama geht aus’, ’Zu Bette’, ’Mondangst’, ’Allein’. – Druck Luciano Tezzele, Hamburg. – Graphik, Offsetdrucke und Mappe in tadelloser Erhaltung. Komplett sehr selten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Plakat - Zentrum der Kunstausstellungen der DDR. Museum für bildende Künste, Leipzig 27. - 16. Okt 1988. Siebdruck.

      Berlin, 1988 - 84 x 60 cm, Tadell. Zustand A 1000 gr.

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        Digging Leviathan / Homunculus / Magic Spectacles

      Bath: Morrigan Publications, 1988. Book. Illus. by Ferret. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Quarter Leather. All Fine/Not Issued in Dust Jacket. Three First Hardcover Editions, Special. Private Press/lettered, Signed. Signed By Author, Artist, Afterword Authors. [Bath]. [1988, 1988, 1991]. Set of three first hardcover editions, CONTRIBUTOR'S COPY, PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION COPY, AND AUTHOR'S COPY. Limited in each case to ONLY TEN lettered and signed copies. All volumes bound in quarter maroon leather, spines lettered in gilt with five raised bands. EACH COPY SIGNED by the author, by the artist, Ferret, and by the author of each volume's afterwords: Tim Powers and K. W. Jeter (Homunculus), Keith Roberts (Digging Leviathan), and Lewis Shiner (The Magic Spectacles). Each volume also has a lengthy handwritten inscription signed by James P. Blaylock to fellow author and friend, Tim Powers and his wife. DIGGING LEVIATHAN is a CONTRIBUTOR'S COPY, given to Tim Powers by the publisher. HOMUNCULUS is a PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION COPY, given to Tim Powers by the publisher. MAGIC SPECTACLES is an AUTHOR'S COPY, given to James P. Blaylock by the publisher and then in turn given by James P. Blaylock as an AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY to Tim Powers. Each volume contains the laid-in letter of presentation from the publisher to the recipient. All three volumes fine (lettered copies not issued in dust jacket). Fine is our highest grade..

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        Sennets & Tuckets: A Bernstein Celebration

      The Boston Symphony Orchestra in association with David R. Godine, Boston 1988 - FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY BERNSTEIN on half-title: "For Mr. + Mrs. Raymond Schneider / Leonard Bernstein". A profusely illustrated tribute for Bernstein's 70th birthday. With essays by John Rockwell, Andrew L. Pincus, Larry Stempel, Paul Hume, Steven Ledbetter, Michael Tilson Thomas, Bernstein himself, and many more. Edited by Steven Ledbetter. Boston: The Boston Symphony Orchestra in association with David R. Godine, (1988). Original cloth, original slipcase. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bonjour Monsieur Le Corbusier.

      Zürich, o. Vlg., 1988 - Quer-4°, 111 (1) S., durchgeh. z. T. farb. u. meist ganzs. Abb.; Suite m. 1 sign. Orig.-Photogr., OLwd. m. OU, Verlagsfrisch. Eins von 150 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit einer von Doisneau signierten Orig-Photographie. (33 x 33 cm): [Le Corbusier beim Lesen eines Dokumentes]. Diese in sep. Suite. Mappe und Buch in Schmuckschuber. Alle Photographien Doisneaus zeigen Le Corbusier in seinem Atelier, seine Mitarbeiter etc. Die Texte sind Reflexionen zur Person Le Corbusiers. Text Frz. 2500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die genetischen Informationen in der visuellen Diagnostik. 8 Bände.

      Energetik, Bruchsal, 1988-1993.. je ca 200 Seiten Gr.-8°, 23,5 - 25 cm, gebunden, mit Schutzumschlag, in sehr gutem Zustand. Bd 1: Magen - Darm (3925806059), Bd 2: Leber - Galle (3925806075), Bd 3: Pankreas (3925806121), Bd 4: Niere - Blase (392580613X), Bd 5: Genitale (3925806148), Bd.6: Kopf/Hals (3-925806156) Bd 7: Herz (3925806164), Bd 8: Lunge. Mit Gesamtindex (3925806172) F96

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      Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac & Galerie Hans Mayer, Salzburg, AUSTRIA & Dusseldorf, GERMANY 1988 - np, 39 duotone illustrations. Text in English and German. With a filmography, exhibition history and bibliography. Issued in conjunction with a 1988 touring European exhibition, this beautifully designed and printed catalogue was the second publication of Dennis Hopper's photographic work. It contains great shots of primarily the art, music, and film scenes in Sixties Los Angeles including eighteen not included in his previous volume - "Out of the Sixties". It includes images of the Civil Rights movement, bikers, and street scenes as well as portraits of Peter Fonda, Paul Newman, John Wayne & Dean Martin, Ike & Tina Turner, Joan Baez, Larry Bell, Bruce Conner, Teri Garr & Toni Basil, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, Ed Kienholz, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Allan Kaprow, Jean Tinguely, and more. A most presentable copy of the hardbound first edition in pictorial boards (that shares the same ISBN as the paperback version) BOLDLY SIGNED by Dennis Hopper in black marker on the title page showing just a bit of scuffing and rubbing along some of the extremities. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Atlantic Salmon. Salmo Salar - Essays by Stephen Bodio and Ted Williams

      n.p.: Cheloniidae Press, 1988. (CHELONIIDAE PRESS) One of 5 State Proof copies (total edition of 107 copies). 4to. 8 water-colored etchings by and wood-engravings by Alan James Robinson, calligraphy by Suzanne Moore. With an additional 16 state proofs of the etchings along with state proofs and working proofs of the wood engravings, 2 watercolors, and an original pencil study for one of the etchings. Quarter celadon morocco by Claudia Cohen with polychrome morocco onlay by Gray Parrot. Plates and proofs in cloth folding portfolio, book and portfolio in morocco backed folding box. Fine. Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 210 . Beautiful production from Alan James Robinson, here in a limitation of just five proof copies, with progressive state proofs of etchings and working proofs of the wood engravings

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        Chen Yifei: Portraits: [exhibition] October 11-29, 1988, Hammer Galleries

      New York, NY: Hammer Galleries, 1988 - First edition, first printing. Ex-library. Slim booklet of 24 pages, 25.5*25.5cm. 11 works illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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.

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