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        Inscribed Photograph

      Original photograph of Burroughs at a reading in Lawrence, Kansas, taken by Nelson Lyon. The image was used on Dead City Radio, an LP and then a CD of Burroughs' reading, which was co-produced by Lyon. Inscribed by Burroughs: "For Nelson Lyon who took this shot/ William S. Burroughs/ June 24, 1989." Approximately 11" x 14", including the margin, which bears the inscription. Slight curl, which would be cured by framing; else fine. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        La Battana, rivista trimestrale di cultura (promossa dagli italiani della Jugoslavia), che si è avvalsa di numerosi e illustri personaggi come Quasimodo, Bacchelli, Apollonio, Pavlovic, Lalic, Aristarco, e molti altri. Disponiamo dei numeri dal n° 1 ottobre 1964 al 6, 11, 13, 14, 20 e dal n° 27 al 94 del 1989.

      Rijekafascicoli in-8° di vario formato e numero di pagine che variano dalle 80 del primo numero fino a 150 con alcune ill. n.t., alcuni numeri sono doppi. Tutti conservano la bross. edit. e in parte sono rilegati. Vecchi segni di biblioteca. tutti

      [Bookseller: Libreria Gulla']
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        Humanists and Bookbinders : The Origins and Diffusion of the Humanistic Bookbinding, 1459-1559

      Cambridge, 1989. 1st Edition . Hardcover. New/Near Fine. 8.5" X 12.0.

      [Bookseller: Hanselled Books]
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        Atlas Shrugged (2 volume set in custom slipcase)

      Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. Near Fine in New dust jacket. 1989. Leather. Author's incomparable novel in a leatherbound two volume set, in custom slipcase. With color frontis illustrations in each volume, and interior black & white line drawings by Frank Mayo. Each volume is bound in rich blue leather with four raised bands on their spines and elaborate repeating decorations in gilt on covers and spines; and with gilt spine titling. With pale orange silk moire endpapers and matching satin bookmark ribbon. All edges in gilt. Leaves of high-quality non-acidic papers. Slipcase specially designed and built for this set by G'Jim of Wyoming Mercantile and covered in Brazilian-made Crepaldi marbled paper of a blue and brown peacock design. --- The volumes are in excellent condition, lacking any sort of writing, bookplates or markings. A few of the leaves have very shallow creases and a hint of crumpling, likely due to exposure to humidity. Both books have faint scratches to the gilding on their fore-edges. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) --- First published in 1957 by Random House, this epic work has never lost its popularity and new editions still sell very well. Ayn Rand (1905-1982) had strong beliefs, rooted in reason and rationality. Her beliefs have been described as 'Objectivist'; adherents of which stress the worth and power of the individual. Many of the author's core beliefs are reflected in 'Atlas Shrugged'.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1168 pages .

      [Bookseller: Bluebird Books]
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        On the Art of Painting. Interpreted by Zahra Partovi. With 26 line etchings by Annette Senneby

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1989. One of 50 copies only, each on Rives Johannot and Dieu Donne handmade paper, signed by both Partovi and Senneby on the colophon. Page size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Illustrated by the noted Swedish sculptor, Annette Senneby, with a continuous etched line that extends across the box housing the book, across the covers and endpapers and on each page of text, in white on the mottled endpapers lining the box and the endpapers of the book, in charcoal gray on the white text. The line crosses the pages in various directions - now going diagonally up, now down. The strong etched line can be seen through the pages forming a ghostly pattern on the viewed page. This mirrors Rumi&#39;s parable of the painting contest between the ancient Greeks and Chinese. The text is repeated in Persian calligraphy after the English text, divided by a rust-colored paper insert, but the etched line continues. The text is printed in gray ink by Daniel Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress. The etchings were accomplished by Marjorie Van Dyke and M&#39;Lis Bartlett at The Printmaking Workshop. The Persian calligraphy is by Zahra Partovi. Bound by Zahra Partovi: black silk with blind etched line on both covers, rust-colored gray endpapers with white etched line, sewn with Persian signature on the diagonal as are the covers, forming a trapezoid. Housed in a black linen trapezoid box with a steel panel set into both covers covering the entire surface but for a small border. The steel panels are etched with a continuous line. The book has a sculptural feel about it; yet it is still the printed work in book form that can be held and read. Rumi&#39;s parable is set off by the simplicity of the book&#39;s conception and design. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/2786.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        THE FOUNTAINHEAD Easton Press 2 Volumes in Blue Tooled Leather

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Both Volumes 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 to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine copies. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        America II 1989

      Tokyo: Sublime of Alfa Cubic Co. Ltd., 1989. A few page edges slightly bent, else fine in cut laminated boards; housed in a tab enclosed slipcase, itself a cacophony of color. Unknown book in America.. First Edition. Quarto. Limited to 1000 copies. INSCRIBED by Ohtake in Japanese to a noted Japanese designer, with Ohtake&#39;s crayon drawings in the marginalia of four pages. A wild book of collages, drawings, and found items that Ohtake collected on an 85 day trip through America in 1989.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Naga Dan Burung Enggang: Hornbill and Dragon Kalimantan, Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei

      Elf Aquitaine Indonesie, 1989. 272pp (87pp. text). with 472 col. plates, illustrations & 110 drawings. TEXT: English & Bahasa. Fine and clean copy. * NOTE: Scheduled shipping is AIRMAIL STANDARD (buyer's risk) up to 2000 grams / 4.4 lb. ** Select the HIGHEST shipping rate shown in your order: extra TRACKING & INSURANCE ! . First Edition. CLOTHBOUND. AS NEW/New. 32x25.

      [Bookseller: ASIA PACIFIC LIBRARY]
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        THE LAST GUARDIAN

      London: Century, 1989. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Gemmell on the title page. Beginning page toning; otherwise, in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Chasse sous-marine n°1, 2 et 3

      Editer, 1989. in4 Relié

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        Self-Consciousness [Unique Limited Edition Signed Set]

      New York and Norwalk, Connecticut: Alfred A. Knopf; Easton Press, 1989. First editions. Hardcover and Poster. Fine. A Unique Collection of John Updike&#39;s "Self-Consciousness", consisting of: (i) an exceptional copy of the Alfred A. Knopf Limited Edition, of which only 350 signed and numbered copies were issued, in a Fine example of the Publisher&#39;s slipcase SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE and STILL IN THE PUBLISHER&#39;S ORIGINAL UNOPENED SHRINKWRAP; (ii) a Fine copy of the Easton Press Limited Edition, SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE on the second front endpaper; and (iii) a Near Fine example of the book&#39;s quite scarce PROMOTIONAL POSTER SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE. The Poster itself is rather a scarce survival, and signed copies of it are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. A Unique Collection of John Updike&#39;s Memoir, EACH SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        George Stubbs - The Complete Engraved Works

      Sotheby&#39;s: 1989. Limited edition of 50 copies (this number 30) bound by A.W. Lumsden of Edinburgh. Full tan calf, gilt edges, with black lettering pieces, hand-made marbled endpapers by Compton Marbling, within a black slipcase. "In a period when access to fine paintings was restricted, Stubbs&#39;s reputation was spread chiefly through his engravings. This catalogue raisonne is the only single volume to contain all Stubbs&#39;s known engravings and provides a complete record of prints made by others after his works. Introductory essays consider Stubbs&#39;s relationships with other artists, particularly his engravers, and examine how the prints were originally marketed."

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        EUDORA WELTY PHOTOGRAPHS

      1989. Fine. WELTY, Eudora. EUDORA WELTY PHOTOGRAPHS. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1989. First trade edition. Presentation copy with warm inscription from Welty on front flyleaf. xxviii + (unpaginated) b/w plates, total of 226 images (some pages have more than one image). Square 4to., red cloth stamped in silver. Fine in a fine b/w pictorial dust jacket. Selected photographs from the 1930s, 40s and 50s, many images taken in rural Mississippi. Wonderful portraits, haunting landscapes. Welty began making photographs in the 1930s for the WPA.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Four Volumes Hyperion Series

      New York: Doubleday and Bantam, 1989. Copyright dates 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1997. Book 1-Hyperion, first edition, published by Doubleday, first printing. Pink and blue cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine. Colored inside covers front and back. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Dust jacket, no tears bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Book 2-The Fall of Hyperion, published by Doubleday, first edition, first printing, Signed by the Author. Red and Brown cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Also tipped in is the erreta page. 306 Is printed twice in the Fall of Hyperion the missing page 305, appears here in its entirety. Light foxing to the page edges him him him him. Dust jacket, no tears bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Now protected by A clear cover. Book 3-Endymion, Published by Bantam, first edition, first printing. Signed by the Author. Rust colored and blue cover over boards with red lettering and design on the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Dust Jacket, no tears bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Now protected by a clear cover. Book 4-The Rise of Endymion, Published by Bantam, first edition, first printing. Signed by the Author. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Blue and grey cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine. Blind stamped author&#39;s name on the front board. Dust Jacket, no tears bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Now protected by a clear cover. All four volumes, Shelfware to the edges and to the heads and toes of the spines are minor Texts are bright and clean, with tight bindings, all for volumes are solid and in collectible condition. . Signed by Author. first Editions. Hardcover. very good Plus/very good Plus. Illus. by Gary Ruddell. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        Wedgwood / Robin Reilly - [Complete in 2 Slip-Cased Volumes]

      New York : Stockton Press. London; MacMillan, 1989. 1st Edition. Description: 2 v. : ill. (some col. ) ; 28 cm. Subjects: Wedgwood ware. Pottery, English --18th century. Portrait medallions --England. Includes bibliographical references and index. Exceptional copies both in the original gilt-blocked navy buckram cloth. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Literally as new and highly uncommon in such polished condition. Scans and additional detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        THE SECOND BAKERY ATTACK

      Tokyo: Bungei Shunju. 1989. Softcover. 4167502011 . Very Good in wrappers. Text is in Japanese. Extremely scarce publication. ; Japanese Edition; 0.55 x 5.98 x 4.17 Inches; 221 pages .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        LEWIS BALTZ: CANDLESTICK POINT

      (BALTZ, LEWIS). Baltz, Lewis & Gus Blaisdell. LEWIS BALTZ: CANDLESTICK POINT. Tokyo & New York: Gallery Min & Aperture, 1989. First Edition. Oblong 4to. Printed Boards in Slipcase. Photography Monograph. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. np, 71 duotone and 13 color illustrations. Text in English and Japanese. Published in conjunction with a 1989 exhibition at Tokyo&#39;s Gallery Min, "Candlestick Point" is Lewis Baltz&#39; fascinating essay on the manmade debris, detritus, and blight scarring the San Francisco peninsula. A most handsome copy in the publishers printed black cardboard slipcase showing a few minor scuffs, wrinkles and bumps. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 4-906265-50-2 Inventory Number: 017916&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Geek Love

      The M. Kimberley Press/Charles Seluzicki Fine Books, 1989. First Edition. One of an Edition limited to 26 lettered copies (this is letter "n") of the third novel by the author of ATTIC, the highly-regarded story of a circus family. Using the sheets of the Knopf first printing, this publication is bound in black cloth with illustrated end papers and cover art by Mare Blocker. Housed in a specially-designed clamshell case with a raised board on the front -- the effect being a circus motif and tent. Fine hardcover without dust jacket as issued. Signed by both Dunn and Blocker on the limitation page. From the Larry Owens collection. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Mission Photographique Transmanche

      Calais: Editions de la Différence - Centre de Développement Culturel de Calais, Régional de la Photographie Nord-Pas-De-Calais,, 1989. Oblong quarto. Original concertina folded pages in self wrappers with loose heavy card inserted next to the first and last pages, titles in black to the front cover. Housed in the original printed card slipcase with monochrome photographic illustration and text in black. Light creasing to spine of slipcase, otherwise a lovely, bright copy. First edition, first printing. This is the sixth of a six volume set of photographic monographs by different photographers commissioned by the Centre Regional de la Photographie Nord-Pas-de-Paris documenting the building and effect of the Dover to Calais Channel tunnel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Self-Consciousness [Unique Limited Edition Signed Set]

      New York and Norwalk, Connecticut: Alfred A. Knopf; Easton Press, 1989. First editions. Hardcover and Poster. Fine. A Unique Collection of John Updike&#39;s "Self-Consciousness", consisting of: (i) an exceptional copy of the Alfred A. Knopf Limited Edition, of which only 350 signed and numbered copies were issued, in a Fine example of the Publisher&#39;s slipcase SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE and STILL IN THE PUBLISHER&#39;S ORIGINAL UNOPENED SHRINKWRAP; (ii) a Fine copy of the Easton Press Limited Edition, SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE on the second front endpaper; and (iii) a Near Fine example of the book&#39;s quite scarce PROMOTIONAL POSTER SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE. The Poster itself is rather a scarce survival, and signed copies of it are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. A Unique Collection of John Updike&#39;s Memoir, EACH SIGNED BY JOHN UPDIKE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        English Lantern Clocks

      Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collector&#39;s Club 0 907 462 33 2 [0 907 462 33 2] 1989, 1st Edition. () 539pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Large quarto. In dust jacket with photographic illustrations. Slight creasing to edges of jacket at corners and ends of spine. Light residue from small stickers on the spine and also on inner front flap of jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine and front cover. Small white mark to bottom edge of front board. Grey endpapers with decorative illustrations. Previous owners decorative book plate on back of front free endpaper, with the name blacked out. Text is rich with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. [Book is very heavy and may require extra postage- please inquire]. Book contains a wealth of information pertaining to English Lantern clocks. "The lantern clock was the earliest practical English domestic timekeeper and remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until it was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660&#39;s" This comprehensive study contains details of history, restoration, conservation and mechanisms. It also helps establish a framework for dating and locating the manufacturer of specific clocks..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Birds of Australia, Supplement Parts 4 and 5

      Netley,: South Australian Government Printer, 1989.. Folio, colour plates; a fine copy in grey half calf Parts 4 and 5 of the Supplement to The Birds of Australia were originally published in December 1867 and August 1869 by John Gould in an edition of no more than 238 copies. This facsimile limited edition reproduces faithfully, without alteration or correction, twenty-four of the original thirty-two plates and the accompanying text from Supplement parts held by the family of Captain S.A. White.Number 177 in a limited edition of 500 numbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Serena Bruchi, d&#39;après Walter Savage Landor. (Pointes-sèches de Alecos Fassianos). [Hautes et basses classes en Italie (fragment)]

      Montpellier: Fata Morgana, 1989. Livre. Illus. by Alecos Fassianos. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. In-8. Sl [Montpellier], Fata Morgana, 1989. 22,5 x 14,5 cm, in-8, 88 (5) pp., sept gravures en couleurs à la pointe-sèche hors texte dont une à double page, illustrations en noir dans le texte, en feuilles sous couverture crème à rabats illustrée en turquoise et imprimée. Premier tirage des gravures de Alekos Fassianos. L&#39;un des 60 exemplaires de tête sur vélin pur fil d&#39;Arches (n° 19), les seuls à comporter les sept points-sèches en couleurs signées de Alekos (ou Alecos ou Alexandre) Fassianos. Bruno Roy et les éditions Fata Morgana ont ici réalisé le désir de Larbaud, qui disait à Dargnès à propos de sa traduction de "Hautes et basses classes en Italie", imprimée une première fois en 1910 : "Sous le titre meilleur et mieux approprié de "Serena Bruchi", j&#39;ai souvent rêvé d&#39;une édition illustrée de ce petit chef-d&#39;oeuvre qui vivra autant qu&#39;une idylle de Théocrite." Rare. Très bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        A Wild Sheep Chase

      Kodansha, New York, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. A fine, bright copy of Murakami&#39;s first novel to be published in English, though his third to be written. Signed in English and dated 2/16/94 on the title page. This is the first USA edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 041590. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Harold Prince and the American Musical Theatre (First Edition, inscribed by Prince to his producer Robert Fryer)

      London: Cambridge University Press, 1989. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Harold Prince on the title page to his longtime producer Robert Fryer: "For Bobby Fryer / Employer, collaborator, lasting friend [underlined] / w/Love Always / Hal Prince / 5/13/89." Prince produced many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the past half-century, including "Cabaret" (1966), "Company" (1970), "A Little Night Music" (1973), and "Sweeney Todd" (1979). He also directed two of Andrew Llloyd Webber&#39;s best-known musicals, "Evita" and "The Phantom of the Opera." Over time he has garnered twenty-one Tony Awards, more than any other individual, including eight for directing, eight for producing, and three special awards. Robert Fryer staged some of Broadway&#39;s most popular productions from the 1950s to the 1980s, starting in 1951 as a co-producer, with George Abbott, for "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn." He went on to produce such hits as "Wonderful Town" (1958), "Sweet Charity" (1966), "Chicago" (1975), and "Merrily We Roll Along" (1981). His Broadway shows won a total of 37 Tony Awards. Fryer also produced a number of well-known films, including "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969), "The Boys from Brazil" (1978), and "The Shining" (1980). Also laid in is an card from the Beverly Hills Hotel, inscribed (presumably to Fryer also): "Sun AM / Last night was special! / Love, H." With forewords by Prince and Stephen Sondheim. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. A tremendous association between two of the most important figures in twentieth-century American theatre.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        My Life, My Art

      New York. E.P. Dutton and produced exclusively for Dyansen Gallery. 1989. Bound in full blind embossed faux morocco. Pictorial coverplate. Silver gilt title to spine. Decorated endsheet. Folio. 10.5" x 11.5". This Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this 636. Signed by Erte to Colophon. Illustrated throughout will full page colour plates, photographs and various page decorations. A Very Fine, pristine copy in Very Fine like bound original clamshell box. An exquisite copy.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Georgics [Signed]; Les Georgiques [Signee]

      London: John Calder, 1989. First English language edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Fine copy of the first UK edition, first printing, in a Fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY CLAUDE SIMON on the front free endpaper; Claude Simon&#39;s most important work (rivaled only by "The Flanders Road" - 1961), a novel about the horror, waste, and stupidity of war. Claude Simon who "in his novel combines the poet&#39;s and the painter&#39;s creativeness with a deepened awareness of time in the depiction of the human condition" won the 1985 Nobel Prize in Literature. In both the Press Release announcing the Award, and in the Presentation Speech delivered by Professor Lars Gyllensten of the Swedish Academy, named The Georgics as being Simon&#39;s "most important work", stating as follows: "Simon&#39;s experiences from the Spanish Civil War were similar, depicted in Le Palace and his latest and most important novel, Les Georgiques, 1981. For all the sympathies which he and others might have for those faithful to the government who fought against the fascists, it soon turned out that these government champions for their part, could by no means follow any regular and intelligently planned strategies and operations. On the contrary, the fighters were split into factions and mutual strife, giving way to meaningless and absurd foolhardiness, obstructions and hazardous enterprises. In Les Georgiques George Orwell appears, thinly disguised. Simon&#39;s picture of the Spanish Civil War and of the intellectual idealists who like Orwell, and his English sympathizers, wanted to find an ideologically clear reason in the fight against oppression, shapes itself into a version, at once grotesque and tragic, compassionate and ironic, of war&#39;s reality and of man&#39;s inability to guide his fate and correct his conditions. La Route des Flandres and Les Georgiques are richly decorated compositions which, with sensuous perspicacity and linguistic invocation, conjure up an extremely complicated pattern of personal memories and family traditions, of experiences during modern war and of equivalents from bygone ages, to be exact the Napoleonic era." Copies of this work in the first French edition are surprisingly uncommon to the market. Copies of the first edition in English translation are even more uncommon, and signed copies in English translation are hen&#39;s teeth. A Fine copy, SIGNED BY CLAUDE SIMON. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS: ANGOLA TO VIETNAM - DELUXE LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE ARTIST

      (WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER). Williams, Christopher. CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS: ANGOLA TO VIETNAM - DELUXE LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE ARTIST. Signed and Numbered by the Artist. Gent, BELGIUM: Imschoot, Uitgevers, 1989. First Edition 1/30 Deluxe. 8vo. Cloth Over Boards in Jacket. Artists&#39; Book. Fine/Fine. 84pp, 27 duotone illustrations. Text in English. "Angola to Vietnam" is Christopher William&#39;s 1989 artist&#39;s book based on his photographic piece of the same title featuring twenty-seven images of glass flowers from Harvard University&#146;s Peabody Museum of Natural History. "Drawing from the Peabody&#146;s cache of sculptural specimens, Christopher Williams selected only those plants native to countries in which state-sponsored murders occurred in 1984. The information affixed to each photograph mimics the museum&#146;s labels, but here Williams places the country of origin above the flower&#146;s Latin name, subtly foregrounding the political over the natural. By referencing government-sanctioned atrocities, Williams calls attention to the flowers&#146; colonial origins, as the science of botany is rooted in the tangled and often exploitative history of international exploration and trade". A pristine example of the uncommon deluxe hardbound edition limited to thirty copies only SIGNED, DATED AND NUMBERED (#16/30) by the artist in black marker on the recto of the rear free endpaper, as issued. 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. 90-72191-10-2 Inventory Number: 021781&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Inside World

      New York: Kent Fine Art and Thea Westreich, 1989. Faint crease to the bottom edge, else near fine in illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Richard Prince. Edition of 2742 copies. An early Prince artist&#39;s book.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Arman: Shooting Colors, Peinture et Musique (signed, with original drawing)

      Paris: L&#39;Autre Musee / Grandes Monographies Aux Editions De La Difference, 1989. Soft Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Signed by Artist. Large Folio. White wraps with black lettering on spine, b/w photographic illustration on front cover; color illustrated dust jacket; 55, [1], with numerous full-color, full-page illustrations. Inscribed and with an original drawing by Arman on the ffep. Spine a little scuffed; faint specks of soiling along top edge of text block; one corner a little dog-eared. Dust jacket creased at spine tips; faint creasing and soiling along top edge; rear panel a little scratched; in mylar. This richly illustrated volume includes biographical notes, a list of the artist&#39;s major exhibitions, and a table of illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Barnes & Noble Collectibles NYC]
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        Fromme Lügen & Der Doktor braucht ein Heim

      Franz Greno Verlag 1989 - First Edition, First Printing. Copy 137 of the limited edition of 999 copies bound in full leather. As new in original cardboard slipcase, the original prospectus laid in. Despite the rather large limitation, these limited books from Greno are really hard to come by, because almost all are sold to interested parties on a subscription basis before publication. Signed by the author on the title page "1 Okt, 90 / Zurich / Schöne Grüsse / Irene Dische." Her first book and an incredibly successful collection of short stories by an author who grew up - speaking German only - in the German ghetto of New York and encountered an English-speaking person for the first time when she was 6 or 7 years old and thought he was an alien. When she signed the book for us on her reading tour for her second book "Der Doktor braucht ein Heim" (a new signed "1 Okt 1990 / Zurich / Irene Dische" first edtition of which we provide with this item), Irene Dische told us that not only did she not own a copy of the limited edition, but also that she had never even seen one. CHF 1'500. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Haggadah shel Pesach Hagada she Pesakh hagadah shel passover

      Pardes Rimonim, Woodmere, New York 1989 - The hagada is larger than my scanner's platen, so the images do not show the entire length of the hagada pages. Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le questionnaire Sandfort précédé de neuf lettres inédites de Céline à J.A. Sandfort.

      Librairie Monnier 1989 - - Librairie Monnier, Paris _1989, 15,5x22cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre non justifié, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 437 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Silver Pigs

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, 1989. hardcover. F/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing Author&#39;s first book, introducing Marcus Didius Falco. SIGNED on title page. A beautiful copy! We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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        El General En Su Laberinto

      Madrid: Mondadori, 1989 First edition. Signed and inscribed by Marquez in 1990 to front endpaper. Fine in a fine jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        LA BALLADE DU SOLDAT

      [Vence]: Pierre Chave / Kenneth Nahan, [1989].. Small folio (38.5 x 28 cm). Loose gatherings laid into pictorial wrappers, enclosed in folding cloth chemise and slipcase. Very fine. First English language edition. Illustrated with thirty- four original lithographs and two vignettes by Max Ernst. One of 199 numbered copies (of 217) on Arches, with the text in English, signed by the author and the artist. The lithographs for all the editions were printed at Atelier Chave in 1972, contemporary with the preparation and publication of the edition of the French text (a total of 315 copies). A German language edition (also consisting of 199 copies plus 18 h.c.) was published. The English translation, prepared in 1972 by Nicolette Bernard, Peter Leslie and George Kimball, was not actually printed until 1989 (also at Atelier Chave). An irreverent and pointed attack on authoritarianism and militarism, the text written decades earlier, presented as a late collaboration of two old friends. MONOD 9695.

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        GREG GORMAN: VOLUME I ("GREG GORMAN: VOLUME ONE")

      Ridgefield, CT: CPC Publishing, 1989. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Ridgefield, CT: CPC Publishing, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. The photographer&#39;s breakthrough collection of celebrity portraits and male and female nudes. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with the Second Edition. Volume One of the landmark two-volume set. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The edition is now rare. Each volume was published separately, ten years apart from each other, and by different publishers. The reason they nevertheless work perfectly together is that Greg Gorman maintained full creative control over the production of both. A stunningly beautiful production by Greg Gorman and Gary Johns: Oversize-volume format. Photographs by Greg Gorman. There is minimal text. Printed on thick uncoated stock paper by the legendary Rapaport Printing Company New York to the very highest standards. In pictorial DJ, which utilizes a male nude in front and a celebrity portrait on the back, and white titles on the spine, as issued. Presents Greg Gorman&#39;s finest and most representative images in the two genres that he has excelled and established himself in: The celebrity portrait and the nude. Dramatically lit black-and-white, full-page photographs of celebrities are juxtaposed with spectacular, highly erotic nudes, including the now-classic six-panel fold-out of the model Tony Ward in different Classical Sculpture-inspired, full-frontal nude poses. The celebrity portraits include Al Pacino, David Bowie, Charlie Sheen, Warren Beatty, Madonna, Rupert Everett, Pee-Wee Herman, Kim Basinger, Robin Williams, Andy Warhol, and Michael Jackson, among many others. An accomplished Hollywood and lifestyle magazine photographer who has done commercial work for HBO, Columbia Pictures, Interview Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Playboy Magazine, LIFE, and Tatler, among others, Greg Gorman&#39;s true passions are the charismatic personality of the celebrity and the chiseled perfection of the human form, as only the (his) camera can capture. This breakthrough collection offers definitive and ample proof of Greg Gorman&#39;s distinctive style and outstanding mastery of his chosen medium. A gorgeous "coffee-table" book, this is a "must-have" title for Greg Gorman collectors. <b><i> This presentation copy is very prominently and beautifully signed, dated, and inscribed in black pen on the flyleaf by the photographer: "Thanks for coming and also for your interest in my work. I hope we can do more projects together in the future. All my best, Greg Gorman 3/27/90". Gorman&#39;s handwriting is unusually clean, flowing, and elegant. The recipient is named and was one of Greg Gorman&#39;s most important commercial clients. This title is now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only signed and inscribed copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Gorman did not sign most copies and many copies available online have major flaws yet command up to $500. A rare, one-of-a-kind signed copy thus. </b></I> Lavishly illustrated with duotone plates. One of the finest living American photographers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER GREG GORMAN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1871681006.

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        THE TALE OF THE DYING LUNGS" FRAMED BROADSIDE/ORIGINAL ART

      Sacramento, CA: William T. Vollmann/Vagabond Books, 1989. First Edition. First Printing.. Lithograph. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Sacramento, CA: William T. Vollmann/Vagabond Books, 1989. Lithograph. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 1 pages. Rare William T. Vollmann collectible art piece. A framed copy of "The Tale of The Dying Lungs" broadside, whose stunning image was created by the author. Limited Edition of 200 numbered and signed copies. There appears to be a 1995 Edition reissued by the publisher and available online. If so, this 1989 Edition precedes by eight years and should not be confused with it. An austerely elegant production by William T. Vollmann: Broadside size is large at 13 X 25.5 inches. Art and text by William T. Vollmann. Black titles on top in bold letters. Purple-and-black X-Ray impression of human lungs in the center. Text printed underneath. Printed on Rives Heavyweight Paper using LetterPress by Patrick Reagh. The piece is pressed between two pieces of UV-protected Plexiglas and elegantly framed in black wood. Frame size is 20 X 32 inches. Presents "The Tale of The Dying Lungs", which Vollmann scholars consider to be his first original, handmade art piece sold on a commercial basis. From the beginning, William T. Vollmann has created original art in addition to his prodigious output as a writer. Like his other works in the same vein, "The Tale of The Dying Lungs" is eloquent and morbidly beautiful. While the tale has been interpreted as having a cautionary "anti-smoking/pro-health" message, a closer reading of the text will instead reveal both an existential theme and a social message. In one paragraph (juxtaposed with the X-Ray image of death), Vollmann captures how someone terminally ill suffers yet clings desperately to life until the very end, "to catch his breath and stay alive a little longer". He must suffer twice over: His physical pain is compounded by the pain that an inhumane healthcare system inflicts upon him because it is more concerned with the bottom line than keeping him alive. After all, he signed off his life when he agreed to "No Code" status, which means not being hooked up to a respirator when his heart stops. Death is prompt and impatient. When the time finally comes, he "choked and choked and choked and died". The broadside as a work of art, this is a "must-have" item for William T. Vollmann collectors. <b><i>This copy is one of the Limited Edition, indicated as such on recto, Number 93, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in blue ink-pen by William T. Vollmann. Vollmann has subtly altered his familiar signature: It tapers off in imitation of a dying person&#39;s EKG (electrocardiograph). This piece is a contemporary classic. As far as we know, this is the only such framed copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed item. </i></b> Selected by The New Yorker Magazine as one of "Twenty Writers for the 21st Century". Nominated by the National Book Critics Circle Awards in 2003 for "Rising Up and Rising Down", his multi-volume history on violence. Winner of the National Book Award in 2005 for "Europe Central". One of the finest living American writers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

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        ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT, INSCRIBED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      [Np]. 1989.. Original 16 x 20" black & white photograph (image size 12 x 18" landscape orientation). One corner faintly bumped, otherwise fine. A vintage print of this superb photographic portrait of Burroughs, taken at his shooting range. Burroughs, wearing a hat and combat jacket, with automatic pistol in hand, is standing in front of an array of bullet-riddled targets, framed by the larger rough timber and log backstop, facing the camera directly with a broad, closed- lipped grin. Inscribed by the photographer on the verso: "For Walter Reuben - Merry Xmas From Nelson Lyon &#39;89." Lyon, screenwriter, producer, and former SNL writer, was associated with Burroughs on a number of projects, including the recording, DEAD CITY RADIO, and the audio- book version of NAKED LUNCH. According to the recipient of this print, Lyon made about six exhibition quality prints of this photograph in 1989, like the one in hand, all for presentation; subsequently, the photograph has been reproduced in books about Burroughs, and was used as the Burroughs obit photo by the SF CHRONICLE. Later printings of the photograph have been exhibited and sold through galleries. Burroughs contributed an introductory note to the 1979 catalogue of Reuben&#39;s Kerouac Collection.

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        Hannah Wilke: A Retrospective

      Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1989 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine cloth-bound hardback in a Near Fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 168 pages; over 125 color and b&w photographs; 10.5 x 7.5 inches. With exhibition checklist, selected bibliography, illustration information, and index. SIGNED BY WILKE and dated in the year of publication with a drawing of a stylized vagina on the photographic half title. Out of Print. For pioneering video artist Hannah Wilke (1940-1993), the point of departure was always the body and its discontinuous relationship with language. In the 1970s, Wilke&#39;s work was considered controversial. Today, when art is increasingly cognizant of social context, Wilke&#39;s work has found rightful place among the most important artwork of the past thirty years. Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis, April 3 - 28, 1989. Includes video texts, performance scripts, and other writings by Wilke.

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        The Birds of Australia {3 vols} & The Ornithology of Australia {3 vols} 1989-1990 Facsimile

      State Publisher, South Australia 1989-1990. later edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. Six volumes in total. Facsimile Editions 1989 - 1990. Both Folio (Ornithology slightly larger format as issued). Both three volume sets are numbered 11/500 are all complete and contain all 196 plates, a selection only of the original 600 or so. & All are in the original grey half calf and all are in Fine condition, close to "as new", and quite probably unread.& A superb facsimile of the 1910 originals.

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

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;artiste working today -Vincent FitzGerald. Featured in the exhibition "Jewels in her Crown - Treasures from Columbia University Libraries Special Collections." <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/2751.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        SPEAKING MY MIND [ Signed 1st Limited Edition ]

      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 to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Signed by Ronald Reagan on limitation page. ; Signed by Author .

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        SPEAKING MY MIND: SELECTED SPEECHES

      New York: Simon & Schuster, (1989). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine oak presentation case. Full blue leather with a gilt Presidential Seal and a depiction of the White House over Reagan's printed signature on the front cover. Illustrated with photographs. Copy #397 of 5000 SIGNED by the late President on the limitation page. Issued with 6 cassette tapes housed with the book in an elaborate oak presentation case with a Presidential Seal gold-stamped device in the center and gold-plated handles on the side. An elaborate presentation including the original styrofoam container which is still in Very Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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