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        THE FOUNTAINHEAD Easton Press 2 Volumes in Burgundy Tooled Leather

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1989. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Les Cheminots

      Paris: Comite Central D'Enterprise de la SNCF 1989 - First Edition. Quarto. Sebastião Salgado's third book, SIGNED by him. A company book produced for the SNCF, the French railroad system. Numerous black and white images of trains, tracks, passengers, railway workers, etc. Entirely apolitical, this is the only book of Salgado's that does not have dispossession as its theme. Fine in photo-illustrated wrappers with French flaps. OCLC locates a single copy at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Les cheminots

      Comite Central d'Entreprise de la SNCF, Paris 1989 - Broché. 93 p. Bon état. Sans défauts. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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        Miniature Book of Hours Vat. Ross. 94 of the Vatican Library. Codex Vaticanus Rossianus 94

      Belser Incorporated, New York 1989 - Beautiful miniature book of hours in brown leather with raised bands and gilt decoration. Page edges are gilt. Nestled in a suede box with accompanying commentary in soft suede with a certificated stating this is no 402 of a limited edition. The miniature book is signed at the rear by Alphons Stickler. The suede box is top-opening. Touch of soiling to front of box else this is a beautiful set. Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        Viterbo delle Delizie

      FMR 1989 - Vedute fotografiche di castelli e palazzi viterbesi, ritratti a colori ( Photographic views of castles and palaces of Viterbo in colour ) - Traduzione di Antony Shugaar - Collana Quadreria - cm 30 x 30 - pp.127 - In seta nera Orient, con plancetta a colori, impressioni in oro e astuccio ( In Black Orient silk, with tipped-in colour plate, impressed gold lettering and individual case ) - Illustrazioni di Araldo De Luca e altri - 89 Tavole - Edizione Italiana, inglese - Carta a mano, Ingres, azzurra, Cartiere Miliani di Fabriano ( Hand-made, Ingres, pastel Blue, manufactured by Cartiere Miliani in Fabriano ) - Errando fra i palazzi e le ville della provincia di Viterbo, gli autori hanno ricostruito le vicende di alcune donne che vissero in quelle dimore e vi lasciarono una loro impronta, spesso segreta. Un'intera regione si è così popolata di personaggi femminili di volta in volta grandi, dolci, struggenti, severi, persino tragici: dalla vilipesa Giulia "la Bella", che fu l'amante del papa Alessandro VI, alla dolorosa Maria Hardouin d'Annunzio, duchessa di Gallese. On their wanders through the palaces and villas of the province of Viterbo, the authors of this volume have reconstructed the stories of several women who lived there and left their (often secret) mark upon them. A whole region has thus been populated by female figures - meek, powerful, touching, severe, even tragic - from the much-maligned Giulia "la Bella", the lover of Pope Alexander VI, to the hapless Maria Hardouin d'Annunzio, duchess of Gallese. - Libro nuovo

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        A Step By Step Book About Setting Up An Aquarium

      T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1989. Hardcover. FINE. First edition & printing. Looks unused. Close to pristine. From UK. Main language English. Weight 267g. Offers always considered - please contact us.

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        SPEAKING MY MIND [ Signed 1st Limited Edition ]

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1989 - 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.; Signed by Ronald Reagan on limitation page. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED GENESIS. THE KING JAMES VERSION

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1989. hardcover. The clamshell box has a small area of discoloration on the front cover; the book is as new. Fine in a suede lined linen clamshell box with leather label. Jacob Lawrence. Large folio bound in full midnight blue Japanese cotton. Number 356 of only 400 numbered copies, SIGNED on the colophon by Jacob Lawrence who has contributed 8 original silkscreens to this massive (16" x 22") and truly magnificent work, one of the high points of the press. These silkscreens are identical, except for not being individually signed, to the very few portfolios of eight prints currently selling for upwards of fifty thousand dollars. According to the publisher, anywhere from 17 to 21 screens were required to bring out the coloring of each illustration, making a total of 144 separate stencils, all of which were destroyed after the strictly limited number of some 400 original sets of prints had been achieved on the fine Whatman paper specified by the Osiris Printing Studio in New York. The text was printed on a heavy handmade paper from Cartiere Enrico Magnani of Pescia, Italy. Monthly Letter laid in. A gorgeous book.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Archive of Letters, Signed Documents, and Related Materials

      [Mostly Menard, IL; ca 1989-93]. Vachula, a Chicago freelance journalist, penned his article "The Gacy Connection" for Chicago Magazine's July, 1989 issue. The article presented convincing (but ultimately inconclusive) evidence that John Wayne Gacy's career as a serial killer may have extended as far back as 1955, when he was just thirteen years old, and that he may have been responsible for the unsolved deaths of three teenage Chicago neighbors that year. Vachula's correspondence with Gacy deals primarily with Gacy's early years in Chicago; his friendships with other neighborhood boys, landmarks, and events, in an attempt to establish some chain of association between Gacy and the three slain boys. Gacy is by turns cooperative, rambling, belligerent, self-serving and self-aggrandizing, often demanding compensation for his efforts. But in general he proves surprisingly open about his past and his "accomplishments," and in aggregate the letters contain a tremendous amount of biographical background on one of America's most notorious serial killers. The letters were quoted at length in Vachula's article, but have never been published in full. & & In addition to the letters from Gacy, the archive contains a number of significant related documents, including advertising flyers for Gacy's prison-produced clown paintings; letters to other Gacy correspondents (collected by Vachula); press releases, photocopied documents produced by Gacy to be included in his correspondence, etc. A total of 49 items, providing a chilling record of a notorious criminal career. & & PROVENANCE: Through the trade, from the collection of Richard Vachula. Archive of 18 substantial typed, signed letters with excellent content, together with 5 other related signed documents; 15 unsigned documents generated by Mr. Gacy, and approximately 10 further related items, all assembled by journalist Richard Vachula, most in the course of writing a 1989 article for Chicago Magazine on Gacy's infamous career as a serial-killer. Letters generally 2 to 5 typed pages in length (a few shorter), signed either "John" or "J.W.," most with return envelopes bearing Gacy's prisoner number. The archive housed in protective sleeves in a three-ring binder. Condition generally fine.

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        Atlas.

      Verlag Fred Jahn, Munich 1989 - First edition. Folio. "In Atlas, Richter not only reveals much of his life, and the basis for many of his paintings, but he also summarizes the concerns of many of the leading makers of artist's books from Ruscha and LeWitt to Boltanski and Feldmann.the ultimate artist's book." (Parr & Badger, Photobook II). Signed and dated in the year of publication, "Gerhard Richter 14.10.89". Fine in a fine dust jacket. Photobook II; Parr & Badger. Richter has been hailed as an artist for contributing to the revival of popular interest in painting. His 2005 exhibition declared his place as a momentous artist amongst those of the 20th century. Richter has been the recipient of numerous distinguished awards: the Staatspreis of the State Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, in 2000; the Wexner Prize, 1998; the Praemium Imperiale, Japan, 1997; the Golden Lion of the 47th Biennale, Venice, 1997; the Wolf Prize in Israel; the Kaiserring Prize der Stadt Goslar, Mönchehaus-Museum für Moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany, 1988; the Oskar Kokoschka Prize, Vienna, 1985; the Arnold Bode Prize, Kassel, 1981; and the Junger Western Art Prize, Germany, 1961. Indeed, his popularity has been such that Cologne made him an honorary citizen in 2007. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Prayer For Owen Meany.

      Morrow, New York 1989 - First edition of the author's seventh novel and what many consider his finest. Octavo, original half gray cloth. Signed by the author, "Merry Christmas John Irving". Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the crown and foot of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A River Runs Through It. Deluxe SIGNED/LTD

      West Hatfield: Pennyroyal Press (1989). 1st ed. thus., 1989. 8vo. 161 pp. 1-25 DELUXE COPIES letterpress printed, SIGNED by Moser and Maclean, with fourteeen wood engravings by Barry Moser; this being #16. Handbound in full golden-tan leather and presented in a magnificent linen clamshell case which is quarter bound in the same leather. Enclosed is an additional suite of the engravings in a pull-out chemise, each SIGNED by Moser, and one of the original flys hand-tied by George Croonenbergs (who taught Maclean the art of fly-tying) which were used for the engravings. One of the most beautiful and rarest Pennyroyal Press editions. Digital photographs on request.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Sonnets & Lyric Poems in English and Italian. Printed with echtings by Susan Allix.

      - London 1989. Folio. Mit 17 Radierungen, davon 4 in Sepia und 13 (inked "à la Poupée)" mit bis zu 28 verschiednen Farben. Signierter Ganzlederband von S.Allix mit verschiedenfarbigen Lederauflagen in samtgefütterter dunkelroter Leinenkassette. Eines von insgesamt 30 nummerierten und von der Künstlerin signierten Exemplaren. - In tadelloser Erhaltung / Mint. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Harlekins Abschied oder Die Vorzüge des Lachens. Mit acht Radierungen von KURT STEINEL.

      - Ascona, Ascona Presse 1989. 38 : 27,3 cm (Schuber). 30, (6) S. mit 8 ganzseit. signierten Originalradierungen. Orig.-Schweinspergamentband mit Kopfgraphitschnitt, schwarz gepr. RTitel u. grosser kolorierter Orig.-Zeichnung auf Vorderdeckel, signiert u. datiert: "Steinel 98". In Orig.-Büttenschuber. 4. Druck der Ascona Presse von Roland Meuter und Josef Weiss. - In insgesamt 65 numerierten Exemplaren auf 300 gr/qm schwerem Bütten-Kupferdruckpapier von Hahnemühle gedruckt und vom Künstler und Autor im Druckvermerk signiert. - Hier ein Exemplar der XV römisch numerierten Mitarbeiterexemplare, ausgestattet wie die Vorzugsexemplare in Ganzpergament mit Einbandzeichnung. Die hier vorliegende Nr. IX mit einer zusätzlichen ganzseitigen signierten ORIGINAL-ZEICHNUNG eines Harlekins auf dem 4. weissen Blatt vor dem Titel. - Typogr. Einrichtung, Handsatz aus der Monotype-Garamond u. Druck besorgte Erich Gülland, Dielsdorf. Der Handeinband stammt von Roland Meuter, Atelier di legatoria, Ascona. - Schuberrückseite leicht eingeschmutzt und eine Ecke gestaucht, sonst tadelloses Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Game Birds of the British Isles [LIMITED EDITION OF 475 COPIES THIS COPY UNNUMBERED & IN A SLIP CASE]

      Ashford Press Publishing in Association with J C Harrison Ltd, U.K, 1989. Half Leather and Velvet Boards. As New/As New. Illustrator: Harrison J C. From a Limited Edition of 475, this one not numbered. xviii, 98 pages, size 18 inches tall by 12.5 inches. Illustrated with 25 full page coloured plates with decorative, protective tissues. In half leather boards with gilt lettering and five raised bands on the spine, maroon velvet boards with marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Memoir by the Honourable Alymer Tryon. 25 beautiful colour plates featuring : Grey Partridge; Red-Legged Partridge; Pheasant; Red Grouse; Ptarmigan; Black Grouse; Capercaillie; Woodcock; Common Snipe; Jack Snipe; Golden Plover. Book - Mint (new). Slip Case - Mint (new) - in maroon leather and marbled covered boards. Illustrator: Harrison J C. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Animals & Birds; Art & Design. ISBN: 1852530278. ISBN/EAN: 9781852530273. Inventory No: 000880.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        RICHARD PRINCE: SPIRITUAL AMERICA - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST

      (PRINCE, RICHARD). Prince, Richard & J.G. Ballard. Preface by Corinne Deserens & Vicente Todoli. RICHARD PRINCE: SPIRITUAL AMERICA - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST. Signed Presentation Copy from the Artist. Valencia, SPAIN & New York: Institut Valencia D'art Modern & Aperture (A New Images Book), 1989. First Edition. 4to. Pictorial Self Wrappers. Artist Monograph. Near Fine. 136pp, profusely illustrated in color. Designed by Bethany Johns. Text in English. With an exhibition checklist, bibliography and exhibition history. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Spiritual America" is the stylishly designed Richard Prince catalogue cum artist's book issued in conjunction with a 1989 retrospective exhibition of paintings and photographs that traveled from the Institut Valencia D'art Modern to New York's Guggenheim Museum. It marked the first comprehensive publication on the artist and his work, and features Prince's own texts as well as a transcribed interview with J.G. Ballard. A most handsome copy INSCRIBED "To ..., RPrince" in black ink on the title page. 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. 0-89381-395-8 Inventory Number: 017083&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Liberté - Egalité - Fraternité . Grafikmappe zu Ehren des 200. Jahrestages der grossen Französischen Revolution.

      Leipzig, Galerie am Thomaskirchhof, 1989 - Kassette m. 111 Orig.-Grafiken in montierter Mappe, loses Textheft (10 Bl.), Tadell. Nr. 21 von 30 Exemplaren. Text von Michael Gorbatschow und Ina Gille. Und die «Erklärung der Rechte des Menschen und des Bürgers vom 28.8. 1789».Grafikblätter von; Beate Dietrich (Holzschnitt, mehrfarbig); Angela Hampel (Lithographie, einfarbig); Michel Kunert (Farbsiebdruck); Wolfgang Henne (Farbsiebdruck); Sighard Gille (Farbsiebdruck); Christa Jahr (Holzschnitt, einfarb.); Karl-Georg Hirsch (Farbholzschnitt); Thea Kowar (Holzschnitt, einfarb.); Gudrun Petersdorff (Farbsiebdruck); Rolf Kuhrt (Holzschnitt, einfarb.); Steffen Volmer (Farbsiebdruck);Alle Grafiken nummeriert, signiert und gefalzt. 3500 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Grafik zu Liedern der Französischen Revolution. 16 Orig.-Grafiken und 1 Schallplatte Ça ira. Lider der Französichen Revolution, gesungen von Dieter Süverkrüp.

      Leipzig, Hochschule für Buchkunst und Grafik, 1989 - 58 x 42 cm, 1 Textbl., 16 teilw. mehrf. Orig.-Grafiken, 1 LP, OLwd.-Kassette m losen Blatt., Kassette min. beschienen, tadell. Nr. 23 von 75 arab. num Exemplaren (insg. 100 Exempl.). Grafiken von: Ulrich Hachulla, Karl-Georg Hirsch, Joachim Janson, Rolf Kuhrt, Werner Liebmann, Gert Mackensen, Reinhardt Minkewitz, Rolf Münzer, Ronald Paris, Volker Pfüller, Otto Sander, Stefan Thomas Wagner, Frank Wahle, Trakia Wendisch, Winfried Wolk. Alle Grafiken {div. Techniken) num. und signiert.Herausgegeben vom Verband Bildender Künstler der DDR. zum Gedenken an den 200 Jahrestages des sieges der Grossen [und all die Leichen?] Französischen Revolution und zu Ehren des 40. Jahrestages [alles Schall und Rauch!] der Gründung der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Il Calzolaio Di Messina (The Shoemaker of Messina)

      Milano: Franco Sciardelli. 1989. First. Limited edition. Fine with the original opaque dustwrapper which has browned along the spine, else fine. 130 copies, this being number 20 of thirty copies numbered with Roman numerals. There are three original woodcuts by Remo Wolf each signed by him. The author has also signed on the colophon page. Housed in a near fine card stock slipcase with a little fading. Text is in Italian. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Licence To Kill - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: The Armchair Detective Library. As New in As New dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0922890145 . An unread First Edition/First Printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author John Gardner directly on the title page and further signed by film character Miss Moneypenny, Caroline Bliss; James Bond has a very personal score to settle with a particularly gruesome drug lord, one who just happens to be very rich. Nothing will stand in his way---not even M---to get the man who murdered his old friend's bride on their wedding night. John Gardner was approached by famed Bond director Albert R. Broccoli to write a hardcover from the screenplay for the major motion picture starring Timothy Dalton as 007, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto as Bond Girls, and Caroline Bliss as Moneypenny .

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        La pittura nel Veneto: il Quattrocento

      Milano; Electa 1989 - 2 voll.; in 4°; pp. 788 compl. (ill. bn. e col.); leg. con sovracop. e astuccio. A cura di Mauro Lucco (ottimo)

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        Hollandse Taferelen

      Uitgeverij Fragment, [Amsterdam] 1989 - Orig. grey cloth in illustrated dust wrapper. Limited edition of 2000 copies. Text and photographs by Hans Aarsman. Unpaginated [96]. Very good copy with some yellowing to page edges. Parr and Badger II p. 69. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neither.Nor. & Countdown With Drawings by Sheila Bourne. [In a Dos-a-dos Bookbinding by Jill Oriane Tarlau].

      Kickshaws Press, Paris, (Neither.Nor.): 1989 & (Countdown): 1990. Number 51 of 60 & B9 of 80; both signed by John Crombie. In a Dos-a-dos binding by Jill Oriane Tarlau. - Size of the binding: 7 7/8 inches x 8 3/8 in., unpaginated (the pages have been lightly numbered in pencil: 14 for neither/nor + 12 for Countdown); illustrations, by Sheila Bourne printed in color. The handcrafted, dos-a-dos bookbinding, created by Jill Oriane Tarlau, bears her blind-stamp: Oriane in the lower edge of the inner front cover, and the date: 1992 in the inner front cover of Countdown. The two books have been bound together, back-to-back, using contrasting maroon and orange-brown leathers for the spines and covers of the books, with Neither.Nor showing an orange-brown spine and a maroon front cover, with a geometric design of various colors and surfaces of onlaid leathers, incorporating reflective materials, and colored plastic stones, with the spine having the titling; the cover of Countdown is in orange-brown leather with a different design also constructed of similar onlaid leathers and plastic stones, with a red leather spine, which is gilt-lettered with the title; contrasting orange and violet endpapers. In a specially constructed drop-back box, which features a gilt-lettered, maroon leather spine and edges, with a hand-decorated, multi-colored, abstract design paste-paper on the sides and edges; the interior of the box is lined with purple and orange suede, with recessed areas to accommodate the plastic materials which are onlaid on the covers. Jill Oriane Tarlau is noted for using unusual materials in her bindings, she was the subject of an exhibition held at the Arion Gallery, earlier in 2007. [Colophon]: "Neither.Nor. has been printed by the author in an edition limited to sixty numbered and signed copies. Each copy is unique, inasmuch as each is the product of a series of four complete, separate runs through the press (not counting the text), the inks being applied by hand at each pass to allow them to blend more or less at random, from the first streaks of primary colours to the ultimate dissolution of the images thus generated. Copy No. 51 [signed]: John Crombie" "Designed and written by John Crombie, with drawings by Sheila Bourne, [-] printed by the author in an edition of eighty copies, in three successive-and it is believed successively more successful-series: A1 to A25, B1 to B25 and C1 to C30, all signed. Copy No B9 [signed]: John Crombie". Weight: 3 1/4 lbs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Carton Blondes ondulés. Avec 25 lithographies originales en couleurs de Max SCHOENDORFF.

      1989 - Livre ancien 50 x 65 cm, 25 lithographies. Edition originale, tirage limité à 46 ex. (celui-ci n°25) sur vélin de Rives, numéroté et signé au crayon par l'auteur et l'illustrateur.- Dans le vacarme actuel, " ce qu’il y a d’intime dans Tout ", vieille définition hugolienne, se profère de plus en plus difficilement, lentement, comme s’il s’agissait d’obvier à la déperdition des mots dans l’explosion/implosion " générale ". On saluera donc, comme une équation d’astres ou un échangeur de phares très rare, Cartons blondes ondulés de Jean Schuster et Max Schoendorff. Deux poètes conjuguent leurs forces, c’est-à- dire le verbe " être ", l’un dans tous ses états, l’autre à toutes ses étapes. Grand feuillet après grand feuillet, c’est l’osmose des empreintes de plantes, d’étoffes, d’outils et d’inconnu, avec la progression d’un récit qui naît lui aussi aux entrailles d’un séisme discrètement nourri de sa terreur et de sa catharsis. Récit qu’on devine d’une expérience spirituelle, comme l’ordre des apparitions sur la pierre lithographique noue et dénoue et renoue, " de la route qui va à la route qui vient ", la version la plus ambiguë d’un dialogue entre Héraclite et Bernard de Clairvaux. » [Gérard Legrand ]. Emballages soignés, expédition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices . Condition : En ff, couverture imprimée en lithographie rempliée, ruban de satin, étui bois éditeur avec pièce de titre. Parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        Corps à Coeur. Six lithographies originales, six poèmes.

      1989 - Livre ancien 65 x 50 cm, Edition originale, tirage limité à 30 ex (celui-ci n°29), sur vélin d'Arches, numéroté et signé au crayon par l'artiste au colophon.- « J’aime beaucoup le dessin : parce que, ayant beaucoup dessiné moi-même autrefois, j’y suis très attentif. Je suis très sensible au noir et blanc. J’aime la couleur, bien sûr ; mais j’apprécie beaucoup à la fois la richesse et l’économie : j’aime voir toute la richesse qu’on peut extraire d’une certaine économie. Aimant qu’on emploie bien les matériaux, je suis très sensible aux variations colorées qu’on peut tirer du noir et du blanc. Et c’est une qualité que Masurovsky a extraordinairement. » [Michel Butor]. Emballages soignés, expédition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices . Condition : En ff, sous chemise imprimée, ruban de satin, étui éditeur en bois avec pièce de titre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Il Veneto E L'Austria: Vita E Cultura Artistica Nelle Citta Venete, 1814-1866

      Electa, Milano 1989 - From the summary: Introduzione, Giuseppe Mazzariol -- Verona nel sistema imperiale austriaco, Piero Del Negro -- Le arti figurative: L'arte in esilio, Sergio Mannelli -- Arti e politica nel Veneto asburgico, Vernando Mazzocca -- In morte delle arti sorelle. La commedia delle esequie solenni di Canova, Palladio, Tiziano, Giuseppe Barbieri -- Per l'iconografia sacra nella Venezia dell'eta austriaca, Antonio Niero -- La medaglia nel Lombardo-Veneto, Roberta Panse -- Le immagini del potere -- II primato artistico Veneto -- Le immagini dell'artista -- II genere storico -- La pittura di genere -- II paesaggio -- II ritratto -- I pittori di battaglie -- L'Austria e i suoi corrispondenti di guerra nel Lombardo-Veneto: i pittori di battaglie, Martina Frank -- La decorazione dei palazzi veneziani negli anni del dominio austriaco (1814-1866), Giuseppe Pavanello -- Le arti decorative: II mobilio, Giuliana Ericani -- Ceramiche, maioliche, terraglie e "cristalline", Giuliana Ericani -- Le arti del vetro, dell'oreficeria e del bronzo nella prima meta dell'Ottocento, Giovanni Mariacher -- La formazione dei musei: La formazione dei musei nelle citta della terraferma, Paola Marini -- II collezionismo a Venezia e la nascita delle civiche raccolte, Attilia Do rigaio -- Collezioni di antichita e cultura antiquaria a Venezia e nel Veneto al tempo della dominazione austriaca, Irene Favaretto -- Politica e amministrazione: II Veneto dal 1814 al 1866. Politica, amministrazione, societa, Piero Del Negro -- Aspetti della cultura letteraria nell'età della Restaurazione, Giampietro Berti -- La fotografia: II Grand Tour dei fotografi, Alberto Prandi -- Nuovi criteri di verità. Fotografia e scienze d'osservazione, Paolo Costantini -- L'architettura: Territorio e città nel Veneto asburgico. Approssimazione ad un'immagine annunciata, Lionello Puppi -- Architettura romantica nel Veneto: linguaggi e personaggi, Giandomenico Romanelli -- Le gemme della corona. Le guide di città tra memoriale e "compagno al forestier", Giuseppe Barbieri -- L'architettura militare asburgica a Verona, Eino Vittorio Bozzetto -- I cimiteri: i casi di Vicenza, Verona e Padova, Eia Camerlengo -- I macelli, Giuliana Mazzi -- II verde pubblico, Giuliana Mazzi -- La ferrovia e le stazioni, Mario Universo -- Tipologia architettonica del Kaffeehaus in epoca asburgica, Barbara Mazza -- Le terme: l'architettura delle acque, Barbara Mazza -- La villa veneta nell'epoca delle Restaurazione. Continuità e innovazione d'un modello, Francesca Zanella -- A teatro coi gendarmi. Episodi di architettura teatrale nel Veneto sotto gli Asburgo, Ruggero Maschio -- Storia della musica: La musica a Venezia nel tempo della Restaurazione, Giovanni Morelli -- Feste, spettacoli, apparati per il congresso di Verona, Paolo Rigoli. Clean and fine copy, first edition, text in Italian. A rare and important catalogue published in occasion of the exhibition in Palazzo della Gran Guardia (Verona, Italy) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Morte D'Arthur. The Original Edition of William Caxton.

      London: David Nutt. 1989 - 4 volume set, 10.5 inches tall. Half crushed morocco by Ramage, one of the finest 19th century trade binders. Simple spine with gilt raised bands and titles, gilt top edge other edges deckled. A splendid reprint of Caxton's text. A small neat owner's stamp to the reverse of the free endpaper. A very handsome copy of this great work of English literature. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Dogear Wryde Postcards: Menaced Objects

      no publisher, (New York 1989 - First edition. Sixteen postcards in a printed envelope, with a separate limitation card. Fine. One of 250 numbered sets Signed by Gorey. *Toledano* A96a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Menaced Objects Series [Dogear Wryde Postcards]

      Np, Np 1989 - Sixteen illustrated cards in black and white, 6 x 4 inches, 152 x 100 mm. Limited edition copy 13 of 250 signed by Edward Gorey, in original pictorial envelope -- cards are crisp and clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        MENACED OBJECTS

      N.Y. 1989 - A very fine copy. No soiling, no bent corners. Limited to 250 sets of which this is no. 214. 16 Post Cards with separate Limitation card. SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY. A very nice set of cards. = WE SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION OR SIGNED CONFIRMATION. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 33 YEARS. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Tragedies Topiares [Dogear Wryde Postcards]

      Np, Np 1989 - Twelve illustrated cards in black and white, 6 x 4 inches, 152 x 100 mm. Limited edition one of 250 copies; "This is set o/s" and signed by Edward Gorey, in original pictorial envelope -- cards are crisp and clean. Illustrated envelope slightly dusty. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Reed. Translated by Zahra Partovi. Etchings by Susan Weil.

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company, New York 1989 - One of 50 copies only on handmade J.B. Green paper, each copy signed by the artist and translator. Illustrated by Susan Weil with 18 original hand- colored line etchings, mirrored on verso in colored mezzotints by Shigemitsu Tsukaguchi. The text was hand printed by Dan Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress in Diotima type by Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse with calligraphy by Jerry Kelly and Zahra Partovi. Page size: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, 24.5 x 16.4 cm. Bound: gray Dieu-Donne handmade paper over boards in Japanese style binding, title in silver gilt on lighter gray paper label bordered in green paper on front cover. Housed in matching gray Dieu- Donne paper folding box with ebony and silk ribbon closure. This poem of the thirteenth century Persian poet is translated into English by Zahra Partovi. The original Persian text is also printed (offset from Ms. Partovi's calligraphy). The book reads front to back in English and back to front in Persian in an accordion-style binding. The English text is printed in slate gray over the delicate grey-green lines of the etch on gray paper. The Persian text with its calligraphy is printed on the gray paper. Ms. Weil's illustrations are of reeds with one or two stalks per page. The top quarter of each page is cut away leaving only the tops of the reeds on each page forming a three-dimensional bouquet -- no matter what page or language the book is opened to! Classic in its simplicity, yet elegant in conception and execution, this is one of the most subtle books from the best publisher of livre d'artiste working today -Vincent FitzGerald. Featured in the exhibition "Jewels in her Crown - Treasures from Columbia University Libraries Special Collections." See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Natural History of Parrots. A New and Improved Edition of Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets by Francois Le Vaillant 1753-1824 from the original two volumes in the collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green

      Brian Chester - Imprime, Sydney, Australia 1989 - Limited edition No.53 of 1000. With a total of 158 engraved colour plates. Green cloth covers with gilt title on spine and gilt title and picture on front cover. 340mm Tall, Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andmeister Books]
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        Stone Soup.

      (Oakland Eucalyptus Press 1989) - Folio. (6)ff. One of 17 copies. Illustrated throughout with linoleum block prints that have been altered so that the images in each book are slightly different. One two-page spread depicts the foolish villagers peeking over the edge of the soup pot with surprised expressions on their faces. Printed, illustrated, and written by Jean Butterfield. The tale was adapted from the children's book Stone Soup by Marcia Brown, and in the colophon Butterfield notes that "This story is about a basic lesson most of us learn in childhood from the wise women who are our mothers." The Eucalyptus Press was founded in 1930 by Miss Rosalind A. Keep, who was Editor of Publications and a professor of printing and English at Mills College. The Press continues in operation today as part of the college's book arts program. Very fine in boards covered with gray speckled handmade paper, evoking stone, and a linoleum-cut title label. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRUCKERS ( Pristine Copy Signed By Author and Artist)

      Doubleday UK, London 1989 - First edition of volume 1 of the 'Nomes' trilogy. This is an unread, immaculate copy with pristine boards and spine and untouched virginal pages in a pristine, unmarked and glossy dustjacket SIGNED BY AUTHOR, TERRY PRATCHETT, AND THE COVER ARTIST, THE LATE JOSH KIRBY [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Edition Books]
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        Vague A L'Ame / In Flagrante

      Paris: Nathan Image, 1989 Paperback SIGNED. First French edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with a light bump to one corner, a light indent across the front, and light shelf wear. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and introduction by Chris Killip; essay by John Berger and Sylvia Grant. 96 pages; 50 b&w plates, most double-page; 9.75 x 12 inches. Text in French. SIGNED BY KILLIP on the title page; no inscription. The French edition of In Flagrante, Killip's second book, published the year after the British with a different cover and far more scarce. The photos present the people of northeast England and the effects on them of "de-industrialisation." Includes a flattened belly band advertising the 1989 Prix International/Henri Cartier-Bresson, an award Killip was the second to receive. Of the original print run of 5000 copies of In Flagrante, 1000 were sent to France to be bound as Vague A L'Ame. See: The Open Book, p340-1; Parr & Badger, The Photobook: Vol. II, p299; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p675; Errata Editions: Books on Books No. 4.

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        I am ar penck ( I am A. R. Penck ). Numbered and handsigned by AR. Penck.

      Amsterdam, Aschenbach Gallery, 1989.. English edition. Large format 38 x 30 cm. 6 original printed boards with original color silk screens by A. R. Penck. Original hardcover. Very good copy / Sauberes, sehr gutes Exemplar.. One of only 100 numbered copies. Signed by the artist A. R. Penck ( signiert und nummeriert ).

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        32 Counties SIGNED by all 32 contributors

      32 Counties. Photographs of Ireland by Donovan Wylie with new writing by thirty-two Irish writers. First edition, first printing, 1989. Fine in fine unclipped dust-jacket and in fine black slipcase. This edition consists of 150 numbered copies, signed by all the contributors and including an unpublished limited edition print of County Galway signed by Donovan Wylie the photographer. Of these, 50 were reserved for the authors, the photographer and the publisher. Of the remaining 100 copies which were for sale, this copy is number 55. Signed by all 32 contributors as named, John Banville, Emma Cooke, Anne Devlin, Eilis Dillon, Christopher Fitz-Simon, Michael Hartnett, Dermot Healy, Seamus Heaney, Aidan Higgins, Desmond Hogan, Neil Jordan, Maeve Kelly, Brendan Kennelly, Benedict Kiely, Thomas Kilroy, Michael Longley,Eugene McCabe, John Magahern, Medbh McGuckian, Frank McGuinness, Tom Mac Intyre, Aidan Mathews, Brian Moore, Paul Muldoon, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, Edna O\'Brien, Frank Ormsby, James Plunkett, Peter Sirr, Francis Stuart, William Trevor, Sean J White.Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1989.

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        Hollywood

      Black Sparrow Pr, 1989-05-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed first edition. Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1989. 239 p. Signed by Bukowski on the colophon at the rear in black, number 126 (of 500) in red. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good acetate jacket. A few pages at the front have a light crease, else fine. Jacket is a bit clouded with age, outer coating beginning to peel near head (which is typical). A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Time to Kill (Inscribed First Edition)

      New York: Wynwood Press, 1989. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed by the author: "To Jeannie - Thanks. I hope you enjoy the book. Best wishes, John Grisham 7-11-89." Wynwood published 5,000 copies of the book (but effectively had no marketing budget for the book); Grisham purchased 1,000 copies himself to sell and then started touring book shops, libraries, friends' living rooms, etc. in the hopes of selling them. A wonderful early inscription on the book that launched the most successful legal fiction career in several generations. & & Book Near Fine with a small stain on the rear board, but likely unread. In a Near Fine dust jacket with a little nick at the base of the spine, but generally in excellent condition.& & Grisham's compelling legal thriller, set in Mississippi, that follows the trial of a man accused of killing his daughter's attackers. The idea for A Time to Kill came to Grisham while he worked as a lawyer in Mississippi, when he heard testimony from a young victim describing her assault. The book was later adapted into a well received 1996 film, starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey. Near Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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