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        November Birches

      White, Kenneth. Walker, Anne. November Birches. Paris: Editions Biren, 1988. Octavo (6 1/2 x 5 1/2"). 21pp., 4 color etchings. Unbound, loose sheets in wrappers, in blue slip case as issued. No. 48 of 60 copies, signed by the author and illustrator. Fine copy. Not in OCLC or RLIN. Anne Walker is a native New Englander, who emigrated to France in 1955 after graduating from Smith College. She took up woodcuts in 1956 in Paris, and etching and aquatint in 1968. She began making gouache and pastel books in 1989, turning away from printmaking. She has had exhibitions in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and the United States. Walker explains her transition from the precision of printmaking to the more abstract techniques she uses in her gouache and pastel books as a change in her world view. Her initial attraction to printmaking "was a way of creating stability using solid materials that supposed a contained and precise technique that was reassuring in itself. Once released from this need because of being able to accept (more or less) that the world will always be a fragile place to live in, I feel freer and happier with what I am doing now." Many of Walker's books are closely associated with poetry. She has worked with contemporary poets, often asking them to hand-letter their poems into her books, and she has used poems from late poets such as Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, Thoreau, and William Carlos Williams. If the poet is no longer living, or if a contemporary prefers not to write in the book themselves, she uses a simple calligraphy, so that the writing remains visually neutral.

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        The Player of Games

      Macmillan, 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. This is one of only 201 copies printed in a mulberry-coloured board with matching slipcase, signed by Banks and numbered 74 in his hand on the limitation page. The book is in fine condition, all edges with a matching wash. The slipcase has a pictorial colour inset, and shows a little wear. The second in the author's 'Culture' series, and very scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        In Flagrante: with an essay by John Berger & Sylvia Grant. SIGNED.

      London, Secker & Warburg [1988]. Poto-pictorial stiff wrappers (softcover), 30 x 25 cms., (8), 96 pp. with 50 b&w photographs. Signed in black pen by Killip on title-page. Laid in a letter with short text by Killip. Small stamp of previous owner on title-page. Otherwise a mint copy. - London, Secker & Warburg [1988]. Poto-pictorial stiff wrappers (softcover), 30 x 25 cms., (8), 96 pp. with 50 b&w photographs. Signed in black pen by Killip on title-page. Laid in a letter with short text by Killip. Small stamp of previous owner on title-page. Otherwise a mint copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Bookplate Designs of Austin Osman Spare.

      The Bookplate Society in association with Keridwen Press Special Limited Edition 1988 - Sm 4to. 35pp. Illustrated with a photo portrait frontis and 23 designs by Spare. This is NUMBER III of XXX NUMBERED & SIGNED COPIES with an ORIGINAL BOOKPLATE tipped in. Bound in quarter brown morocco in brown flecked cloth slipcase. A near fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kerr & Sons Booksellers]
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        Madman Theory, The

      London: Kinnell, 1988. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Kinnell, London. 1988. UNIQUE "founder's copy" of first hardcover edition. Bound-up from the first sheets supplied to the publisher from the printer. This copy was specially bound for the FOUNDER OF KINNELL Publications Limited, in three-quarter dark blue Morocco (goat skin) with gold lettering on a red Morocco lettering-piece, gold stamping, raised bands, and with top and fore-edge gilt. This copy, and THIS COPY ONLY, has a colophon. This copy, then, is the first copy of the first hardcover edition, in a unique and handsome binding. WITH a SIGNED LETTER of provenance from Kinnell's founder, A. E. Cunningham. WITH an unfolded copy of the first dust jacket for the first edition, trade state (with the title of the book printed as THE MAD MAN THEORY), and an unfolded copy of the second state dust jacket (with the title corrected to read THE MADMAN THEORY). FINE (NOT ISSUED IN DUST JACKET)..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        Livro de Oiro da Nobreza - Obra em Três Volumes

      Edição de J.A. Telles da Sylva / Lisboa 1988 - Reedição em Tres Volumes, Fac-simile com Prologo de Luiz Ferros consta de 500 exemplares Todos Numerados e Rubricados. Este Exemplar tem o Nr.153. 2106 p. Lang: Portugues 3.90 Kgs

      [Bookseller: Livraria Avelar Machado]
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        Heart Songs And Other Stories

      Scribner, New York 1988 - First Edition of author's first book of fiction; signed directly on the Title page by Annie Proulx (not signed on a bookplate) - a flawless copy - does not contain the "Not For Resale" stamp found on many copies of this work; tan boards quarter-bound with burgundy fabric and gilt lettering on spine - no writing, remainder marks or other blemishes - orignal $16.95 price intact on DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Heart Songs and Other Stories

      Scribner, NY 1988 - This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A beautiful copy of the highly honored author's 1st book of fiction - a wonderful collection of stories. The nine stories in "heart Songs" introduced a unique, new voice in contemporary American fiction. The settings are small New England blue-collar towns; the characters are the dispossessed working class confronted by a young rural bougeoisie; and the themes are the traps people set out for one another, out of malice or naivete, premeditaqtion or misunderstaning. As Publisher's Weekly said at the time "An authoritative debut.Appropriately related in clear, tightly honed prose, each of these stories ends with a visceral punch. Proulx is definitely a writer to watch." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Heart Songs and other Stories

      Scribners, NY 1988 - Slightest wear to top edge of spine. Overall, a brilliant copy of Proulx's first work of fiction. Proulx went on to win both the Nat'l Book Award and the Pulitzer for her "Shipping News". Laid in is an author-signed colorful luggage sticker. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        [Production Archive of the Book]: His Bathrobe Pockets Stuffed With Notes

      (Elmwood, Connecticut: Raven Editions. 1988). First. An archive of materials associated with the production of this limited fine press book, a compilation of notes found by Carver in his bathrobe pockets. Including: 1. Printer's mock-up, essentially three small quarto gatherings stitched and with the layout of the book sketched in by an unknown hand (either the publisher or printer). Fine. 2. Uncorrected proof of the text, extensively hand corrected in an unknown hand (either the publisher or printer). Fine. 3. Uncorrected proof of the text, second issue, reflecting the corrections from the previous item. Fine. 4. First edition. Fine. One of five "ad personam" copies, this copy Inscribed by Carver to the publisher of Raven Editions: "for Kevin Rita. Raymond Carver." 5. First edition. Sewn marbled paper wrappers with applied printed label. Designed and printed letterpress by Carol Blinn at the Warwick Press. Fine. Of a total edition of 70 copies, 20 copies were handsewn in marbled papercovered wrappers, of which 5 were ad personam and 15 copies were for presentation. This is one of the 20 copies (although it is not indicated from which issue it came). Not signed by Carver (as all copies were supposed to be). However, this is marked as the "Printer's Copy" and is Signed by Carol Blinn. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Olivier Messiaen [Balthus]

      Librairie Séguier Archimbaud - Birr, Paris 1988 - In-folio ( 38 x 56 cm sous emboîtage toilé). Selon le colophon : " Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 100 exemplaires signés par Olivier Messiaen. 50 exemplaires sont accompagnés d¿une lithographie de Balthus tirée sur vélin d¿Arches, signée et numérotée de 1 à 50". No 30/100 numéroté à la main ; 18 ff. doubles de vélin crème paginés de 9 à 65, imprimés en typographie; en feuilles. Notre exemplaire est non signé (mais a priori seuls les exemplaires de présentation ont été signés par Messiaen). Il fait partie des 50 ex. ne comportant pas la lithographie de Balthus. Première réunion des commentaires de Messiaen sur les 22 concertos jusque là présents dans les programmes des concerts. Edition originale collective à tirage limité. Quelques frottements aux coins de l'emboitage, intérieur frais. First collected edition, good copy not signed and without the lithograph. Either good and rare copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das fünfte Kind: Roman

      Hoffmann und Campe, 1988.. 224 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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        PICTURE THIS. Author's own Copy.

      G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1988 - Author's own copy. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.1 x 6.1 inches). Specially bound by the publisher for the author in full green calf with his initials stamped in gilt to the front board, within a triple gilt ruled border. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments with gilt rules and lettering. Marbled endpapers and gilt rules to the turn-ins. Top edge gilt. A few marks to the closed page edges but a clean copy internally. A near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Arabian Boundaries 1853-1960 30 Volume Hardback Set Including Boxed Maps

      Archive Editions Ltd, 1988. New. SKU: MM-60360592; EAN: 9781852071301

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        Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. (1988). First. First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with very minor wear. This copy Inscribed by the author to his sister: "To Mary with love, Paul." .

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        The Broken Bubble

      Ultramarine, New York 1988 - First edition, limited issue. Full morocco. Fine. A posthumous publication. One of 26 lettered copies bound by Denis Gouey (of a total edition of 150), Signed by both Tim Powers and James Blaylock, who wrote the introduction and afterword respectively. This is Tim Powers's copy, designated "AC1" (for "Author's Copy # 1"), with a letter from the publisher laid in to Powers sending his copy along. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of First World War Military Handbooks of Arabia 1913-1917 10 Volume Set Including Boxed Maps

      Archive Editions Ltd, 1988. New. SKU: MM-60361053; EAN: 9781852070809

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        Neglected Arabia/Arabia Calling 1892-1962 8 Volume Set

      Archive Editions Ltd, 1988. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60361055; EAN: 9781852071103

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        Peregrino da noite

      Milano: Grafica Uno, 1988. Edizione originale di 63 es. numerati e firmati. br, cofanetto. Perfetto (Mint). Folio. 10 incisioni originali a colori di Raymundo Sesma (da cm 33,5x46 a cm 34,5x17,8). Testo in spagnolo Carta Hahnemhule; caratteri Dante. Edizione firmata dagli Autori

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Dexter Dickinson / Untitled Science Fiction Original Art 1988

      1988 - 1988: Dexter Dickinson, untitled original painting, science fiction scene. Likely cover art, but not known to me, with certainty, to have been published. Exposed image size withing matting (see scans) is 11 1/2" x 8 1/2". Remains in the original matting and shrink wrap in which it was placed at time of purchase, in the late eighties. Please note that scans and digital photos are taken through the shrink wrap at this time. Per label on reverse, the matting and wrapping were executed by Eclipse in Seattle, WA at that time. Dexter Dickinson - possibly, but not with certainty, a pseudonym for another artist - executed at least several cover art paintings for the science fiction genre. This work is of a pyramidal city rising out of an alien ocean, with a very large, powerful light beam projecting upward toward space from it, on a planet with two moons, all depicted at dusk. LART [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1988 - First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with very minor wear. This copy Inscribed by the author to his sister: "To Mary with love, Paul." See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Llibre Dels Privilegis De Valencia. Edición Facsímil Del Manuscrito Original Conservado En El Archivo De La Corona De Aragón De Barcelona. Códice Número 9 De La Casa Real. .

      Vicent García Editores, Valencia 1988 - Perfecto facsímil de 56 folios en muy buen papel con una perfecta encuadernación en pergamino, y adornado con un medallón en bronce de 9 cm. de diámetro. Y el libro estudio de 206 pp. muy ilustradas, encuadernado a medio pergamino y tela. Buena caja de resguardo en tela roja. Edición de 3000 ejemplares, con acta notarial. Size: 2 Vols. De 36 x 25 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scorpius - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0340415231 . A beautiful First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, top edges slightly bumped, SIGNED by author John Gardner on the title page; James Bond's phone number is the only one found on the body of a young girl floating in the Thames. Something else strange is a credit card issued by an agency no one has ever heard of. Special Branch calls on M; M, in turn, rings Agent 007 to get to the bottom of the connection between a quasi-religious sect called the Society of the Meek Ones and Vladimir Scorpius, arms dealer to terrorist worldwide whose base of operations is an island off of South Carolina. Society girl Hon. Trilby Shrivenham and beautiful American IRS agent Harriet Horner enter the picture to spice things up as Bond goes up against uber-villain Scorpius .

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      Pasadena, California: Twelvetrees Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0-942642-35-X . Publishers blue cloth with blindstamped lettering to front cover and spine, endpapers and pages are chiefly b&w photographs, brief quotations by Lewis Mumford, Borges, Kafka, Orwell, Jean Baudrillard. Dust jacket with b&w photos to front and rear. Colophon states: This first edition ... is limited to 2000 casebound copies. ; 7" x 9-1/4"; Book with no wear of note. Jacket surface shows light scratches and with slight edgewear, protected by mylar cover. .

      [Bookseller: Andrew Langer, Bookseller]
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        Schirra's Space.

      Quinlan Press, Boston 1988 - First Printing. A Fine tight copy in a Very Good plus dust jacket with some light edge wear. This copy is inscribed by Schirra: "Happy Landings____, Wally Schirra." Schirra is the only astronaut to have participated in all three of NASA's pioneering space programs: Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. Schirra was the first man to rendezvous with another space vehicle. In this first-person narrative, Schirra provides a chronicle of an important era in American history and space exploration. Schirra died in 2007 of a heart attack. Catalog Scotch

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        Schirra's Space

      Boston:: Quinlan Press,, 1988. 1557701040. First Printing. A Fine tight copy in a Very Good plus dust jacket with some light edge wear. This copy is inscribed by Schirra: "Happy Landings____, Wally Schirra." Schirra is the only astronaut to have participated in all three of NASA's pioneering space programs: Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. Schirra was the first man to rendezvous with another space vehicle. In this first-person narrative, Schirra provides a chronicle of an important era in American history and space exploration. Schirra died in 2007 of a heart attack..

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        Schirra's Space

      Quinlan Press, Boston, MA 1988 - Inscribed "To Devin M. Roth / Wally Schirra" 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. Dust jacket has minor wear on corners, otherwise in fine condition. 38 pages of b/w photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Nach Der Natur (From Nature)

      Nordlingen, Germany: Franz Greno, 1988. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full green cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in black. Quarto. 99pps., plus six double-page photos (including the endpapers) by Thomas Becker. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The text is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a small closed tear at the top of the front panel. A long poem in three sections. Sebald's first book-length, literary publication -- issued at a time when he had little public profile, with only a couple of academic pieces to his credit along with poems in various periodicals. ".Der Text, der dank seiner besonderen sprachlichen Qualitat, wenn gleich ohne Metrik und Reim, den Charakter eines langen Gedichts hat, beschreibt in der Form weitgespannter Denkbilder jene schmerzhaften Stellen, an denen die Koordinaten von Natur, Kunst und Gesellschaft sich uberschneiden. Eine lange Zeit, von 1500 bis in die fur den Schreibenden kaum erst zuruckliegende Vergangenheit, wird durchquert. Der unbekannte Grunewald, der ein eingezogen und melancholisches Leben gefuhrt hat, und das furchtbare Unternehmen der Beringschen Alaska-Expedition bilden die historischen Vorwurfe fur unseren Willen, alles in Erfahrung zu bringen. Das Stillschweigen der Natur und die Antwort des Menschen, seine Gefuhle und seine Gewalt, werden begreifbar als ein zur Selbstzerstorung tendierendes System, dem sich auch die Kunst nicht entziehen kann. Und dennoch zeigen diese Prosagedichte, wie man bisweilen abheben kann von der Erde." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos, comprehensive, can be emailed upon request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Becker, Thomas.

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        Picasso Peintre-Graveur. Tome IV. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié et des monotypes. 1946-1958

      Bern: Kornfeld, 1988. 4to. 419 pp. The standard catalogue raisonné of the graphic work.

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        Porsche 924 : 1976 - 1985

      Haynes Manuals, 1988. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; Glossy illustrated boards; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; a used but readable copy;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Autographed Letter - SIGNED

      1988 - One of only 12 humans to have walked on the Moon. In this wonderful handwritten letter. Irwin discusses some of his memories of Apollo 15 and mentions who his heros are. The content is as follows: Dear Mark, I always admired Charles Lindbergh and tried to follow in his footsteps. I loved airplanes and still do. Most unforgetable memory of Apollo 15 was the liftoff because we knew we were on our way! It was a very hard landing on the moon. Most of my heros have died except for Pete Everest, Chuck Yeager, Jimmy Doolittle. My Best Within For Your Life in Him. Your Grateful Friend From The Moon. (signed) Jim Irwin Apollo 15". Fine Condition [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Gotische Bilderbibel. Faksimile der Handschrift Cod. Ser. N. 2611, fol.1-22 der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Wien. (Facsimile & text vol.).

      Stgt., Müller & Schindler, 1988. - 2 vols. in box. 8vo. (38);78 pp. With 2 col. facs. text pages & 14 col. and gilt plates; 9 plts. (incl. 1 col.) in text vol. Bibliogr. Hardcover. Full leather (facs.) & cloth (text vol.), in black cloth box with gilt metal medaillon on front. Fine/fine. * Very fine facsimile reprint of a 13th century Paris manuscript with 84 biblical scenes on 14 plates in the form of Gothic cathedral windows. - 850 copies printed (this copy is # 304). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Reluctant Dragon

      Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York 1988 - First edition illustrated by Michael Hague. Small quarto. Fine in cloth and slipcase, in original publisher's shrinkwrap and cardboard mailer. The mailer has some modest wear and has been opened at one end (allowing for the still-shrinkwrapped book to come out). One of 350 numbered copies Signed by Hague, and with a special reproduction of an illustration in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Where Nests the Water Hen

      New Canadian Library, 1988-09-19. Mass Market Paperback. New. New clean, tight, unmarked (Fine), no spine or cover creases, The story of Where Nests the Water Hen is as pure as the lives of the people in it � and as unforgettable. Set in the remote wilderness of northern Manitoba, this sunny, tender idyll of daily frontier life captures, as few novels ever have, the spirit and the surroundings of the pioneers � not the adventurers and trailblazers who make the headlines, but rather the humble folk who follow after and remain, living out their lives in obscurity to keep the trails open. Where Nests the Water Hen, Gabrielle Roy�s second novel, is a sensitive and sympathetic tale that captures both the innocence and the vitality of a sparsely populated frontier.\r\n\r\n.

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        Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Althochdeutschen. Bd I: -a – bezzisto (+ Wörterverzeichnisse zu Band I). Bd II: - bî – ezzo. Bd III: fadum – fûstlag. Bd IV: gâba – hylare. Herausgeben von Bodo Plachta & Winfried Woesler.

      Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1988 - Livre d'occasion 5 vol. dont 1 br. et 4 rel. pleine toile verte éditeur sous jaq. titrée, IL-578+115pp., XV-1194, XXI-683, LII-1302pp., texte sur 2 col. Condition : Original Leinen. Komplett-Reihe. Kleine Wasserfleck auf eine Umschlag, sonst wie neue. 5000g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pez Rave Flyers

      England: (various. 1988-1998). A collection of 114 rave flyers by notorious London Rave artist Steve Perry, also known as Pez. From 1984 on, Pez artwork graced handbills, business cards, and full page flyers promoting some of the most infamous clubs and events of the era including, Helter Skleter, AWOL, and Raindance, as well as the artist's favorite, "LYDD World Dance July 1993." All flyers are near fine or better with promoter, artist, and club contact information. Further details available upon request. .

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      Atlanta: Emory University, 1988. First edition. Privately printed for Emory University in an edition of 300 copies and 25 lettered copies to mark the inauguration of the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, April 11 - 15, 1988. This is copy "I" of the lettered issue printed on handmade paper. Stiff card wraps with stapled marbled paper dustjacket with printed label. Additionally, this copy has been signed and dated "14.iv.88" by Heaney on the limitation page. Includes the publisher's mailing envelope. The envelope has faint edge toning and minimal wear. The book and dustjacker are both in Fine condition. Uncommon as such. Signed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

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        Richard Prince

      New York: Barbara Gladstone (1988) - First Edition. Quarto. An artists' book published in conjunction with an exhibition at Barbara Gladstone Gallery in 1988. Although predated by several publications, this was the first book in Prince's signature mashup style, and remains an excellent example of his book making which continues to reshape and influence the art world over twenty-five years hence. Just about fine in photo-illustrated wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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      Feature/ICI, NY/(Chicago) 1988 - An early issue of this small magazine (either the second or third), printing a painting from Richard Prince's "Joke" series ("Shirley to her Girlfriend") and a story by Sedaris ("My Manuscript") that was collected in his first book, Barrel Fever, in 1994. Publisher's address label on front cover; near fine in lightly rubbed stapled wrappers. Very uncommon early appearances by two artists who have since become major figures in their respective fields. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Die Schläfer. 12 Bll. handgeschöpftes schwarzes Bütten von John Gerard mit farbigen Einsprengseln lose in OBuntpapiermappe.

      Berlin: Handpresse Gutsch. 1988. Quart.. vom amerikanischen Künstler und Papiermacher John Gerard im Impressum signiert, eins von 25 nummerierten Exemplaren - Einband geringf. berieben, gutes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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