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        I Was a Spiral on the Floor 1970-88

      Amsterdam: Soyo Productions, 1989. First printing. 36 pp., small 8vo. Saddle-stapled into printed wrappers. As new. Published in a very small edition in Holland; no copies came to the States, other than a handful that the author brought back himself. This copy inscribed at publication to the prospective reader: "sliding through the door (outwards) of your 'perception' oh most awesome peruser." Rare.

      [Bookseller: Passages Bookshop]
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        Selected One-Act Plays of Horton Foote

      (Dallas, Texas): Southern Methodist University Press. 1989. First. First edition. Edited by Gerald C. Wood. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Reynolds Price: "For Reynolds Price with the love of his friend Horton Foote." Nice association between two Southern dramatists. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE WORDS OF DESMOND TUTU. [Includes the full text of Desmond Tutu's Nobel Lecture]

      New York:: Newmarket Press,, 1989. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "GOD BLESS YOU" BY DESMOND TUTU ON TITLE PAGE. ALSO SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY NAOMI TUTU (his daughter). A Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with mild sun spine. 8vo. 109 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Maskinskrivet manuskript till romanen 'En varg söker sin flock'.

      Hålslagna blad i A4-format, numrerade [ii] + 1-317 med enstaka oregelbundenheter. I en enkel kontorspärm med en ryggtiteletikett (varg) som möjligen ritats av författaren. Med en färgutskrift av bokens omslag längst fram. Merparten av bladen är maskinskrivna men även fotokopior av maskinskrift förekommer, rimligen på grund av pågående arbete med boken och dess korrektur. Med en del egenhändiga ändringar, överstrykningar, inklistrade lappar m.m.. Den i hög grad självbiografiska boken utgavs i Stockholm 1989 av Wahlström & Widstrand. Proveniens: Stig Lundgren, mångårig förlagsrepresentant på Wahlström & Widstrand. Lundgren (f. 1930) arbetade under hela sitt yrkesliv med böcker, först i olika boklådor som Wessman och Pettersson i Visby (där han träffade sin hustru Birgit), senare på Fritzes i Stockholm och slutligen på Wahlström & Widstrand där han arbetade fram till pensionen 1995. Då "Jack" gavs ut på Wahlström & Widstrand blev det en sådan succé att förlaget kunde köpa en fjällstuga i Storhogna som personalen fick njuta av. 'Tack Ulf Lundell för fina vintersemestrar!' skriver Stig Lundgrens dotter Susanne som avslutning på sin korta berättelse om fadern ovan

      [Bookseller: Lorenz B. Hatt]
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        Pernkopf Anatomy, Third Edition: Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy. In Two Volumes: Vol 1: Head & Neck Vol 2: Thorax, Abdomen & Extremities

      Urban & Schwarzenberg, Baltimore, MD 1989 - "This magnificently illustrated work has been hailed as one of the most important anatomic atlases since the work of Vesalius." The third, and very likely final, edition thanks to its incredibly controversial origins. Both volumes are near fine in very good dust jackets, lightly edgeworn, first three leaves of vol. 1 have folded corners, but overall hardly used. ISBNs 0806715537 (vol. 1); 0806715634 (vol. 2). * [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Denominator Books (IOBA)]
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        THE NATURAL HISTORY OF PARROTS Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets

      Brian Chester Imprime; Lord McAlpine, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, NumberedSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Number 212/1000. A new and improved edition of Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets by Francois de Vaillant 1753-1824. From the original two volumes in the collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green. Limited edition facsimile reprint. Green cloth covers with gilt titles to front and spine and an illustration on the front cover. With 158 glorious litho plates. This is the single volume version, limited to 1000 copies, and smaller (just 3kg) than the more expensive ($15000 to $20000 to subscribers) two volume 16kg version! A facsimile copy of a letter by the author, together with a flier from the publishers, is loose in the front in a card folder. The original French text, consisting of essays on the various parrots, is translated into English. The book consists of a modern introductory section (title pages, list of subscribers, foreword, introduction, publishers' notes, followed by the reprint and translation of the original two volume edition: dedication, preface, title page, then the glorious plates of the 139 parrots, then the 71 text pages of the first volume, then the 73 text pages of the second volume, index to each volume, then a modern ornithological commentary. Note that the plates are numbered 1 to 139 but many have an additional un-numbered plate/page showing a life-size illustration of the parrot's head, leading to the total number of 158 plates. A beautiful and fascinating book. Couple of miniscule marks to back cover, faint age yellowing to half title page, otherwise looks new. Numerous photographs available. 4kg packed weight. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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      First edition. Octavo. Original red boards with spine label and front cover label. Plain acetate jacket (original?) has tears and large chip. Fine, fresh. 9 pages (unpaginated).One of 50 numbered copies signed by Bukowski and Red Stodolsky.Laid in loose is a typed note from Red Stodolsky on his Baroque Book Store memo form dated Wed. 2-1-89, presenting this copy to a colleague.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs ]
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        Dekomposition.Texte von Friederike Mayröcker zu Radierungen von Irmgard Flemming. Mit 10 signierten Radierungen von Irmgard Flemming.

      Edition Irmgard Flemming, Frankfurt 1989 - Pp. im Schuber. im Impressum von Friederike Mayröcker und Irmgard Flemming signiert, eins von 50 nummerierten Exemplaren - Schuber minimal berieben, sehr gutes Exemplar 2100 Gramm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        A Time to Kill

      New York: Wynwood Press, 1989 First edition. One of 5,000 copies. Publisher's orange boards over maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in the original maroon dust jacket designed by Susanne DeMarco, with an illustration of a scale holding a doll on one pan to the front panel, lettered in white and pale orange. Fine book; unclipped dust jacket, with a short closed tear to the front panel, minor creasing to the spine tail, else fine. Overall, an attractive and fresh copy of Grisham's first novel. Set in the fictional rural town of Clanton, Mississippi, A Time to Kill is a story about the trial of Carl Lee, an African-American man who murders two white men after they rape and beat his 10 year-old daughter. Grisham began writing A Time to Kill after witnessing a similar rape case in a Mississippi court and realizing that, if he were the father in the situation, he would be moved to seek retribution - a feeling which the character Carl Lee takes action upon. In a 2009 interview with USA Today, Grisham remarked, "'When I started writing in the fall of '84, I had no idea what I was doing, but I was motivated for all of the right reasons…I had a story to tell and I wanted to see whether I could tell it.'" Grisham was able to complete the novel while maintain his job as a practicing attorney, but it was initially rejected by several publishers before finally being picked up by Wynwood. Of the 5,000 copies of the first edition, Grisham purchased 1,000 copies, which he personally sold at local bookstores and libraries on a self-made book tour around Mississippi. After Grisham's subsequent novels established his literary reputation, public interest in A Time to Kill was renewed and it was eventually reprinted, ultimately becoming a bestseller.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Gypsy & Other Poems

      1989. BASKIN, Leonard. Gypsy and Other Poems. By James Baldwin. 24, [2] pp. Illustrated with six portraits of Baldwin by Baskin. 4to., bound in half black morocco, black decorated paper over boards, laid in red silk clamshell box. Leeds: The Gehenna Press, 1989.One of 325 copies of this collection of Baldwin's poetry, including "Gypsy," "Song For The Shepard Boy" and "Ballad." The copperplate etchings by Baskin are printed on different papers which are tipped-in. The colophon is signed by the artist, as are each of the six portraits. As new.The Gehenna Press. The Work of Fifty Years 51.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books ]
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      Boston Anne & David Bromer 1989 - First edition. From an edition of 400 copies signed by Gorey, this is one of 110 comprising the deluxe issue, with twenty-nine illustrations hand-colored by him in silver and gold metallic paint. An homage to Isaac Watts, the text is obscurely akin to Divine Songs for Children. Edward Gorey (1925-2000), the quirky, macabre fabulist, wrote and illustrated nearly 100 offbeat books. This is the second of two miniature books produced by Gorey in his lifetime, both of which were published by the Bromers. The book is bound in patterned boards designed by Gorey, with a gilt-stamped leather spine label. Spine very lightly toned, else fine in original slipcase bearing a hand-colored label. (1 1/2 by 1 5/8; 37x40mm). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Song of Songs

      1989. KALDEWEY PRESS. Song of Songs. Folio, loose as issued in handmade paper wrappers and linen folding box. Postenkill: Editions Kaldewey, 1990.Printed in Hebrew with a translation printed on transparent paper laid in. One of 35 copies signed by Kaldewey.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books ]
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        Deutschland. Portrait einer Nation. Buchobjekt unter Verwendung eines Exemplars der gleichnamigen Publikation des Bertelsmann-Verlages, sowie unter Verwendung eines Original-Stückes der Berliner Mauer.

      1989/1990.. 30 x 23 x 6 cm. Buch, Berliner Mauer-Fragment, 2 Acrylplatten, 4 Flüge. Auf der Rückseite vom Künstler monogrammiert und numeriert. Eines von 999 Exemplaren der Ausgabe für den Handel. Dazu gab es eine_Auflage von 20 Künstler-Exemplaren. Das Mauer-Fragment befindet sich in einer Aushöhlung des Buchblocks, die Front und die Rückseite des Buchs sind mit den Acrylplatten abgedeckt, welche mit vier Flügelschrauben (die durch den gesamten Buchblock gehen) verschraubt ist. Siehe die Abbildung ! - Werkverzeichnis Nieblich 077/1989.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
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        Die Genies der Deutschen

      Ullstein Taschenbuch, 1989.. 352 Seiten Taschenbuch.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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        Vergnügungen. Mit fünf doppelblattgr. Orig.-Aquarellen von Monika Sieveking.

      Berlin, Quetsche. Verlag für Buchkunst 1989.. 26 x 37,5 cm. 49, (3) S., OLwd. mit einem Orig.-Ölbild über beide Buchdeckel. Tadelloses Exemplar mit OUmschl. u. Schuber.. * Eins von 10 numer. Exemplaren, im Druckvermerk signiert. Die Texte wurden von Reinhard Scheuble aus der Sabon von Hand gesetzt, gedruckt auf ein von John Gerard handgeschöpftes, schweres Bütten mit dem Wasserzeichen der Edition. Druck in Blau u. Schwarz. Handeinband von Julia Büttelmann. Jedes Exemplar ist ein Unikat.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        The Remains of the Day

      Faber and Faber, 1989. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of NEVER LET ME GO and THE BURIED GIANT, the story of an "impeccable but aging" butler who embarks on a six-day motoring holiday. Basis for the award-wining film and winner of the Booker Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Ishiguro on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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      [Np]: Editions de l'Eau, 1989.. Oblong small quarto (25.5 x 29 cm). Folded gatherings and plates laid into printed wrappers. Fine in lightly marked silk covered slipcase. First edition in this format, illustrated with six original engravings ("burins et manières noires") by Albert Woda, and six calligraphic interleaves by Lalou. One of 50 numbered copies (of 70) printed on vélin de Rives, with the gravures and interleaves printed on japon Arakaji. Each plate is signed in the margin by Woda, and Woda and Lalou have each signed the colophon.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Acid Stress and Aquatic Microbial Interactions

      Taylor & Francis Inc, 1989. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60239177; EAN: 9780849351686

      [Bookseller: Media Mall]
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        Das Evangeliar Heinrichs des Löwen. Vollfaksimile des Codex Guelf. Noviss. 2° der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel (zugleich Clm 30055 der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek in München).

      Frankfurt a. M.: Insel-Verlag (1989).. 2 Bände: Faksimile- und Kommentarband. 2° Faksimile mit 226 faksimilierte Blätter mit 50 ganzseitigen Miniaturen, davon 17 Kanontafeln, 4 Evangelistenbilder, 9 Zierseiten und 20 Bildseiten, im Text etwa 1500 kleine, außerdem 77 größere und 7 große, reicher verzierte Initialen sowie eine Randsynopse unter farbig verzierten Arkaden; Kommentarband mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 16 Farbtafeln. 335 S. Das Faksimile in einem von Hand gefertigen dunkelroten Ledereinband auf Holzdeckeln mit Schließen, in einer mit Brokatstoff bezogenen repräsentativen Kassette, der Deckel der Kassette mit einer vergoldeten Metallarbeit verziert. Der Kommentarband in einem Original-Leinenband mit Rückentitelvergoldung und Original-Schuber. - Der wissenschaftliche Kommentarband umfasst 250 Seiten. Seit der über fünfzig Jahre zurückliegenden Dissertation von Franz Jansen zur Helmarshausener Buchmalerei stellt dieser Kommentarband die erste ausführliche wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung zum Evangeliar Heinrichs des Löwen dar. - Neuwertiges Exemplar.. Ein numeriertes Exemplar von 1000 numerierten Exemplaren, davon 950 Exemplare für den Handel. - Das Evangeliar Heinrichs des Löwen ist die kostbarste Handschrift des deutschen 12. Jahrhunderts. Es ist gleichzeitig ein bedeutendes Monument der weltlichen wie geistlichen Geschichte Deutschlands. Unter den Bilderhandschriften gebührt dem Evangeliar ein besonderer Rang, durch die Kostbarkeit seiner Ausstattung, den Reichtum und die Vielfalt seines bildlichen und ornamentalen Schmuckes. Heinrich der Löwe selbst hat diese Handschrift anfertigen lassen und sie, gemeinsam mit seiner Gemahlin Mathilde, der von ihm neu errichteten Stiftskirche St. Blasius in Braunschweig gewidmet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gertrud Thelen]
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      Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishing, Inc., 1989., 1989. First edition. "True" first edition precedes U.S. edition which was published in 1994. Photographs by Kasho Kumagai. Fine in dust jacket. Scenes of Boston as seen by Robert Parker, Rachel Wallace, and Susan. An elusive title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Berlin Trilogy (All 3 Volumes, Signed)

      London: Viking Press. First edition. Phillip Kerr's acclaimed Berlin Trilogy. March Violets; Viking; London, 1989. First edition, with a complete number line. This copy signed by the suthor on the title page. Light wear to the unclipped jacket, particularly the corners; remainder mark to bottom of the textblock. The Pale Criminal; Viking; London, 1990. First edition. This copy signed by the author on the title page. Light wear to the price-clipped dust jacket; remainder mark to the bottom of the textblock. A German Requiem; Viking; London, 1991. First edition. This copy signed by the author on the title page, Light wear to the unclipped dust jacket, with the US price sticker applied over the UK price; remainder mark to the bottom of the textblock. A strong presence, a pleasing set, and signed by Kerr in what is reported to be the scarcest of the the three books. Very nice.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Gesammelte Stücke in Einzelausgaben. 15 Bände: Band 10: Pygmalion (suhrkamp taschenbuch)

      Suhrkamp Verlag, 1989.. 128 Seiten Taschenbuch.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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      Whitney Museum [1989], New York - First edition. 1/250 non-numbered copies [of a total edition of 280 copies, the remaining 30 copies being author/artist contributor copies numbered in Roman Numerals] signed by both Stephen King and Barbara Kruger on the signature/limitation/colophon page at the rear of the book. Very oversize [roughly 14" x 21"] and quite heavy volume, red leather spine with solid metal faced "boards" binding [which, ideally, should only be handled with gloved hands to avoid marring the brushed finish with fingerprints], with a battery-operated clock inset as part of the front cover [battery no longer operational, as planned, although it could be replaced if one so chose]. NB: This book was not issued in, nor is this copy accompanied by, the double-tray drop spine box [traycase] that was optionally available for separate purchase through BookLab. At least two variants of the traycase have been reported, but neither of them originally came with the book, although some unreported number were purchased and over time "married" to copies of the book by their respective owners. Fine copy [unread with the inter-page protective tissue inserts still in place] [with the usual light fingerprint marks to the brushed-finish metal boards from not always being handled with gloved hands] [not issued in Dust Wrapper] [enclosed inside of a clear plastic bag, which is still present with this copy] inside the original mailing carton. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rhyme Stew

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper . A quirky collection of poetry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Years and Counting, A Retrospective Bibliography, 1969-1988

      Joseph J. D'Ambrosio 1989 - One of only 10 Artist's Proof copies, signed by D'Ambrosio on the title page and designated "A.P.". A work of art itself, this, his second bibliography, sets forth books produced over a period of almost twenty years. First/Limited edition of 10 artist proofs and 75 numbered copies. ***ABOUT THE ARTIST: Joseph J. D'Ambrosio (1934-2009) was an exceptional book artist who wrote, set type, printed designs, did the artwork, and bound his books. He tells the story of how he came to the book arts in the Preface of this Bibliography. His editions are signed, numbered and issued, as a limited edition of fine art prints. Mr. D'Ambrosio exhibited in many one-man and group exhibitions, and his works are in both private and institutional collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. ***DESCRIPTION: From the colophon page: "printed with hand-set Della Robbia type on Johannot paper with a Vandercook No. 4 proof press, (with) hand-marbled endpapers". The same marbled endpapers are used on the boards, with an overlay of copper on the front board, and grey leather on the back board and hinged spine. The text pages are all artistically designed, on the verso of most of the pages is an image done by color laser which highlights the individual book's exterior and/or interior design. Octavo size, (1-6), 9-130 pp. plus colophon page. The dust jacket is of grey linen bordered with the same hand-made marbled paper, the title in copper lettering on the spine, signature of D'Ambrosio in copper on the lower right corner of the front panel, the interior of the jacket is of black paper. ***CONDITION: The book is in fine condition overall, with some very faint marks on the copper overlay, and minimal marks on the leather spine transferred from the interior of the paper lining of the dust jacket. The dust jacket/chemise is also overall in fine condition, with just a few very tiny tears to the seams of the marbled paper and some extremely minor wear to some of the joints/outer creases. ***PROVENANCE: This book has been deaccessioned from the Book Club of California, their bookplate is on the front pastedown and their numbering convention is in pencil on the verso of the front free endpaper; no other markings are present. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books, IOBA]
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        My Life / My Art

      E.P. Dutton, NY 1989 - 240 pages. Folio, 36 x 27 cm. Limited edition, copy 635 of 1000 produced exclusively for Dyansen Galleries signed by Erte. 156 illustrations -- 74 in color and 82 in duotone. Index of Works. Index. Erratum slip. Presents a broad survey of his work with examples -- fashion, design, posters, objets d'art, graphics, sculpture et al. Luxuriant presentation printed in Italy by Arnaldo Mondadori. Front cover with pictorial inset of Erte in profile and full face, framed within a painter's palette against a gold background. Full navy morocco lettered in silver. Fine in fine clamshell box lined in velveteen and lettered in gold and silver. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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      London: Piatkus [1989]. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0861888170 . First hardcover and first UK edition. [This title was first published as a Bantam paperback in 1987. The first US hardcover was published by Doubleday in 1993]. This copy has been generically inscribed ["All best"] and [scrawlishly] signed by the author on the title page. 201+ pages. Fine [As New] copy [with the apparently universal and inherent silver/gray/black "darkening" along the hinges due to a different type of glue being used by the publisher/binder to affix the endpapers at that point] in Fine [As New] Dust Wrapper that is not price clipped [the original L10.95 printed price is still present]. This first hardcover edition is scarce, particularly so with the original price intact and also signed by the author.; Signed by Author .

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        Nineteen Years and Counting, a Retrospective Bibliography 1969 to 1998

      Np/1989: (Joseph J. D'Ambrosio Limited to only 75 copies of which ten copies art artist's proofs, signed and numbered. 128pp. printed with Della Robbia type on Johannot paper with a Vandercook No. 4 proof press, illustrated with mounted color illustrations of the books listed. Uniquely bound in marbled paper covered boards over-laid with an artistic copper overlay, backed in gray leather over hinged metal. The hand-made marbled paper used for endpapers and upper board cover is also used on the dust jacket which is over-laid with a light blue denum type fabric lettered in brown are by Iris Nevins. A very nice copy of this work with a sales invitation for D'Ambrosio's Olympe and Henriette laid in.. Limited Edition. Octavo.

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        The Spirit Tower

      San Francisco, California:: Sam Erenberg,, 1989.. Edition of 30. 8 x 8" closed; 8 x 192" extended; 24 pages. Accordion fold letterpress printed on handmade Japanese Moriki paper. Screens printed by Philip Insalaco at Santa Barbara. Text handset by M & H Type, San Francisco. Text and plates printed on a Vandercook Proof Press by Julie Holcomb Printers, San Francisco. Binding and portfolios by Klaus Rotzscher, San Francisco. Wrappers printed with four relief prints in gold from photoengraved plates. Enclosed in an archival gray board . Signed and numbered by the artist. Sam Erenberg: "This hand-made letterpress book combines gold and black text with screened HM Moriki papers from Japan, creating unusual colors and textures. The text, poem no. 242 from The Confucian Odes, translated by Ezra Pound, alludes to King Wen?'s magical tower, built in a holy place surrounded by water during the Chou dynasty in China. The scroll-like pages are 8 inches high and unfold, like the song itself, to a length of 192 inches.

      [Bookseller: Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC]
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        A Time to Kill

      Wynwood Press, 1989, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First EditionSize: 6?" by 9?", Grisham's first book, a potboiler of vengeance, 'justice', and racial tension; basis of the successful 1996 film starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock & Samuel L. Jackson. Scarce first printing, reportedly one of only 5000 printed by an almost unknown publisher, with "A Novel of Retribution" on the front jacket panel, $18.95 price, bar code on rear, no mention of "The Firm" on jacket flap, "New York" (not Tarrytown) as the place of publication. Hardcover, burgundy cloth over orange boards, gilt titling. Light wear, minor shelfwear, hint of bump to lower corners, tiny stains to bottom page edges; jacket lightly tanned, slightly off-center, minor edgewear, tiny tear to lower front panel. Text clean; 415 pages.

      [Bookseller: Bookworks]
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        Image Idol Symbol: Ancient Anatolian Kilims

      Jack Cassin, New York, 1989, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good; 18.25 x 12.75 / 8.25 x 11.75 Hardback in Very Good conditionIllustrated by 10 color plates 112 black and white figures; GWO 1199. Two volume set, one of text and one of plates of a private collection of these Turkish flatweaves. Limited edition. Issued in paperback and handsomely rebound in cloth. George O'Bannon called this book the "finest color printing ... of an Oriental rug book in 50 years."; 5.5; 86+29 pp.

      [Bookseller: RugBooks]
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        Promenade - A Voyeurs Guide to America 26 Woodcuts

      Sante Fe, New Mexico:: Epigone Press/ Art Hazelwood,, 1989.. Edition of 50. 10.75 x 16.9" ; 22 pages, one being a five-panel fold out. Printed on Masa paper. Bound in paper wraps with woodcut title illustration on front cover. Sewn binding. Each woodcut numbered, titled, and signed. Epigone Press: "This unconventional travel guide to America chronicles the experience of an artist on the road described through 26 woodcut prints. The prints range from events like a rodeo and happy hour, to Chicago on the day of the stock crash of 1987, to a jazz club in New York and a wrecking yard in Jamaica Queens, along the way it includes murders, car wrecks, and homecoming parades. Over the nine month period that the artist traveled around the country he camped in snow storms, and in swamps, worked as a janitor, and cut the wood blocks that make up this book." Judith A. Hoffberg, Umbrella, June 1994, Vol. 17 No. 2: "There is a nervousness to his line to generate the energy that America represents, and (the) reflection of the workers of America...makes this book surge with vitality and electricity ...Whether voyeur or witness, Hazelwood's eye is right on!

      [Bookseller: Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC]
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      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara 1989 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. A superb copy. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Charles Bukowski. This FIRST ISSUE book, bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's boards is in wonderful shape with slight wear to the panels. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy SIGNED by the author with the acetate dustjacket present. We buy SIGNED Bukowski First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Pageant of Birds

      New York: Albondocani Press. 1989. Two sets of page proofs. Small octavos comprised of loose sheets attached with one staple. Fine. Published as a limited edition of 300 copies. .

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      Pòrtic de Pere Gimferrer. Ed. Joan de Serrallonga. Barcelona, 1989 - . 32 cm. 21 fulls sense paginar amb 15 poesies d'Ignasi Riera. Les il lustracions són d'Evaristo Benítez i combinen la tècnica litogràfica amb la serigrafia i el collage, usant materials com els pols de màrmol, papers, etc., en làmines plegades i a doble pàgina. Edició signada per l'autor i l'il lustrador i numerada de 100 exemplars en paper de fil (ex. XXXV/C), d'un total de 220. Enq. per Josep Rocamora en tela arpillera i presentat en unes guies de fusta. Arte. Literatura catalana. Bibliofília Libros modernos a partir de 1830 catalàn

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        The Writing Life.

      Harper & Row, New York 1989 - First edition. Octavo, original brown cloth. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author, "For Bob, as it says and/ really is- love, Annie". Fine in a fine dust jacket. American author Annie Dillard won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. The Writing Life "is a glimpse into the trials and satisfactions of a life spent with words. For writers, it is a warm, rambling, conversation with a stimulating and extraordinarily talented colleague" (Chicago Tribune). It is "[a] kind of spiritual Strunk & White, a small and brilliant guidebook to the landscape of a writer's task.Dillard brings the same passion and connective intelligence to this narrative as she has to her other work" (Boston Globe). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Francesco Di Giorgio Martini Das Skizzenbuch URP. Lat. 1757

      Belser, Zürich, 1989.. Faksimile-Ausgabe des Skizzenbuches des Francesco di Giorgio Martini, entstanden um 1464-1478 in Siena/Urbino 400 S. mit ca. 1200 Zeichnungen; Kommentarband : 43 S., 2 nn.S. Kalbsledereinband, 2 Messingschließen, ca. 9 x 7 cm; Leineneinband ca. 12,3 x 18,5 cm, Leinenschuber, ca. 14 x 20 cm. Umfang : Schuber, Kommentarband und Faksimileband. Zertifikat fehlt. Gutes und sauberes Exemplar ohne sichtbare Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Friedrich Schiller, Wallenstein., hrsg. von Kurt Rothmann

      Stuttgart : Reclam, 1989 - 294 S. : Ill. ; 15 cm Exemplar in gutem Zustand k5998 ISBN 315008136X Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 131 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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