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        The Remains of the Day

      London: Faber and Faber. (1989). His third book, winner of the Booker Prize and the book that established Ishiguro as a major literary figure in contemporary England. Basis for the 1993 film with Anthony Hopkins that was nominated for eight Academy Awards. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A very nice copy of his breakthrough book. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Remains Of The Day

      London, Faber & Faber, 1989. First Edition ISBN: 0571153100. Signed by the author on the title page. Book Prize winner. Bound in publisher's original black cloth with the spine stamped in white. Dust jacket. Hardcover. Book condition: Book fine, Dust jacket fine.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        UMBRIA.

      Editore: Editalia Roma 1989 Ril. in pelle pregiata,coperta a sbalzo, borchie al retro, tit. e fregi in oro al dorso, cof. in tela con piatti figurati., cm 42x32, pp 267, moltissime riprod. di incisioni e disegni.

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        THE NEW HOUSE

      Hyattsville: Rebecca Press, 1989 First edition, limited to 250 numbered copies, the first fifty of which were signed by Mamet. Copy #168. This copy specially signed by Mamet on the title page and publisher Bingham on the limitation page. Wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain. Printed by Cheryl Parker at the Hummingbird Press. Miniature book with leather spine and wood boards. Front board with small brass doorknob. Bookmark with tiny key. With decorated paper case as issued. Case paper with tiny rubs and discoloration. Book in Fine condition. Signed by Author & Publisher. Hardcover. Illus. by Sarah Chamberlain. 64mo - up to 3" tall. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        The Silver Pigs

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

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Speaking My Mind. Selected Speeches.

      Simon & Schuster, N. Y. 1989.. First Edition. Signed, limited edition. This is number 1260 of only 5000 editions. Signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1989. Full number line on the publisher's page starting with number one. This book is not signed on a bookplate and then attached to the book, rather it has been signed on the limitation page and bound in by the publisher. Books signed in this manner are very scarce. All leather. All of the book's edges are gilded. A handsome collector's edition with authentic signature. Book is in Fine, as new, condition. First Edition, Limited. Book condition: As New. Book issued without a jacket. Binding is: Full-Leather. 6 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. Signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Quinn & Davis Booksellers]
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        Men from Earth - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Bantam Books New York: Bantam Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0553053744 . A First Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by astronaut and author Buzz Aldrin directly on the half-title page. Advertisement card of booksigning event laid in. A very nice copy of a dramatic piece of history; In his book, Aldrin, the second man on the moon, interweaves the story of U. S. And Soviet efforts to reach the moon with his first-hand experience flying both the Gemini and Apollo missions during the height of the space race. His recounting of his two space flights is compelling, especially the account of the nearly aborted Apollo 11 lunar landing. In contrast to Aldrin's astronaut's point of view, Murray and Cox's book tells the Apollo story through the eyes of the NASA managers who guided the men and machines from the early days of the Space Task Group to the Apollo lunar missions. The result is the best account to date of how the enormous program was successfully accomplished. Full of insiders' anecdotes, this book truly humanizes the lunar landing story that too often has been told only in technological and bureaucratic terms. Relying heavily on interviews with the people behind the scenes, the authors vividly capture the spirit of Apollo, its triumphs and tragedies, and its ultimate success .

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        The Remains Of The Day

      First Edition ISBN: 0571153100. Signed by the author on the title page. Book Prize winner. Bound in publisher's original black cloth with the spine stamped in white. Dust jacket. Hardcover. Book condition: Book fine, Dust jacket fine.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        The New Grove Dictionary Of Music And Musicians. In 20 Volumes (complete).

      . 20 volumes. The 1980 edition reprinted with additions and corrections. Bound in dark brown cloth with blue labels and gilt lettering. Uniformly fine condition. Book condition: Fine

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        "Catalogue video".

      59,5x28 cm. 120 p. n.ch. Pleine toile, emboîtage. 1/100 exemplaires avec une eau-forte sur cuivre, crée pour cette oeuvre. Le livre et l'eau-forte sont signés et numérotés. - Textes de Milena Palakakina et Pontus Hulten, photos de Leonardo Bezzola et des archives Pontus Hulten. Editée ar Leonardo Bezzola. - Avec une dédicace autographe de Leonardo Bezzola, signée par Bezzola et Tinguely. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Speaking My Mind - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Simon & Schuster. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 067168857X . A most beautiful First Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by former U. S. President, Ronald Reagan, on the Presidential Book Plate on the half title page. Dust-jacket with original (removable) price sticker of the Ronald Reagan Library Gift Shop on the back; The record of US President Ronald Reagan's remarkable political career and historic eight-year presidency, an invitation to share and treasure the most important moments of an American president, as well as the daily business and concerns of the American presidency .

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        Dogear Wryde Postcards: Menaced Objects

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dogear Wryde Postcards: Tragedies Topiares

      no publisher (New York): [no publisher. 1989]. First. First edition. Twelve postcards in a printed envelope, with a separate limitation card. Fine. One of 250 numbered sets Signed by Gorey. Toledano A98a. .

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        THE ANGEL OF DEATH

      LONDON: ROBERT HALE, 1989.. Illustrated by BARBARA WALTON(JACKET ART). First UK EDITION. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0-7090-3859-3 First printing. Hard cover with illustrated dust jacket. NB: This copy has two Dust Jackets Moderate rubbing/small tears on corners of top DJ. Not price clipped. Small brown stains on side edges of DJ. Second DJ has slight rubbing on DJ edges and again is not price clipped. Black boards with white titles on board spine. Lightly tanned and very slightly foxed page edges. Clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. A scarce novel. NB: Not an ex-library copy.

      [Bookseller: Tarpaulin Books and Comics]
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        Collage dreidimensional. MIschtechnik.

      40 x 51 x 6 cm, Tadell- Auf Rückseite signiert u. datiert. Peter Weiersmüller wurde 1944 in Thun geboren. Er verbrachte seine Jugend in der Schweiz und im europäischen Ausland und lebt seit 1977 als freischaffender Künstler in München.

      [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.

      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.

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        Naked with the screw. Silbergelatine - Vintage.

      70 x 55 cm, unter Passepartout, gerahmt, 49 x 39 cm, Einige wenige Flecken am Steg, sonst tadell. Rückseitig gestempelt und signiert. Sergei Borisov, (*1947), begann in den 70er Jahren ernsthaft zu fotografieren. Er arbeitete für Pop- und Rockgruppen, für die Werbung, gewann Preise, und sein Studio 50A in Moskau wurde zum Treffpunkt für Nonkonformisten. Seine Bilder aus dem Untergrund und der keimenden Perestroika wurden von der ganzen Welt gesehen und haben Eingang gefunden in renommierte Fotosammlungen wie das Musée de l'Elysée, Kunsthaus Zürich, Museum des Massachusetts Institute of Technology und viele mehr.

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        Geek Love

      M. Kimberly Press/Charles Seluzicki Fine Books / Alfred A. Knopf [No place] / New York: (M. Kimberly Press/Charles Seluzicki Fine Books) / Alfred A. Knopf. 1989. First. First edition, limited issue. Illustrated by Mare Blocker. Black cloth with a hand-colored illustration on the front cover and gouache paintings on the endpapers. Fine, lacking the slipcase. One of 26 copies for sale, of a total edition of 32. Signed by Dunn and the artist. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Spiritual America

      Aperture/A New Images Book & IVAM/Col.leccio Centre del Carme Valencia Spain & New York: Aperture/A New Images Book & IVAM/Col.lecció Centre del Carme. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of one of Prince's most influential books, published in conjunction with the artist's landmark 1989 exhibition at the Institute of Modern Art in Valencia, Spain. Illustrated with over 200 color images and with a preface by Corinne Diserens & Vincent Todoli and an 'interview' with Richard Prince and the author J.G. Ballard. (Valencia, Spain/New York): Aperture/A New Images Book & IVAM/Col.lecció Centre del Carme, (1989). Quarto (286x195mm), original photo-pictorial wrappers. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company ]
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        MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - Martin Luther King Jr: Civil Rights Leader, Theologian, Orator (vol. 1 - 3); We Shall Overcome: The Civil Rights Movement in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s (vol. 4 - 6); The Walking City: The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955 - 1956; Birmingham, Alabama, 1956 - 1963: The Black Struggle for Civil Rights; Atlanta, Georgia, 1960 - 1961: Sit-ins and Student Activism; St. Augustine, Florida, 1963 - 1964: Mass Protest and Racial Violence; Chicago 1966: Open Housing Marches, Summit Negotiations, and Operations Breadbasket; At the River I Stand: Memphis, the 1968 Strike, and Martin Luther King; The Highlander Folk School: A History of its Major Programs, 1932 - 1961; Conscience of a Troubled South: The Southern Conference Education Fund, 1946 - 1966; Direct Action and Desegregation, 1960 - 1962: Toward a Theory of the Rationalization of Protest; The Sit-in Movement of the 1960s; The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: The Growth of Radicalism in a Civ

      New York: Carlson Publishing, 1989. First Edition. 18 volumes, all First Editions, first printings. All volumes Near Fine, many appearing unread, a few with small splashing to the top page edge or boards. Included is a 14 page publisher's brochure, side stapled, also in Near Fine condition, containing brief descriptions of the contents of each volume, complete tables of contents, and short biographies of the main contributors.& & The most comprehensive resource on Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement imaginable, containing over 150 pieces in 18 volumes covering the length of King's career, and featuring oral histories, an unpublished speech, and several Ph.D. dissertations representing important scholarly contributions to the field and likely unpublished elsewhere. Each volume is exhaustively indexed and cross-referenced with other volumes in the set. Although individual volumes can be found, this the first time we have encountered a complete set. Essential.& & Series editor David J. Garrow is a Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author specializing in the Civil Rights Movement and the Supreme Court, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, The Nation, and The New Republic, and served as the senior advisor to the 1987 PBS documentary "Eyes on the Prize."& & Shipping billed at cost.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Nohow On

      New York: Limited Editions Club. 1989. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. 1989. 362/550 signed by Beckett and Ryman. Fine copy. Full black straight grained leather 4to, in suede-lined black linen slipcase. With beautiful, subtle etchings by Robert Ryman. Typeset in English Monotype Bodoni at Golgonooza Letterfoundry ... Printed at the Shagbark Press ... The etchings were printed at Wingate Studio and Renaissance Press. The design is by Benjamin Shiff. With prospectus laid in. A very scarce, handsome LEC production.

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        THE LAST GUARDIAN

      Century 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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        Matilda. Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

      London: Jonathan Cape, (1989).. Fifth reprint, 8vo, 240 pp. Black and white illustrations, inscribed from the author in his characteristic black felt tip on the half title. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, very slight bumping to the top edge otherwise very good. A unique copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        Slightly FoxedÑbut Still Desirable: Ronald Searle's wicked world of Book Collecting

      Souvenir Press[London:] Souvenir Press, [1989] One of 150 specially bound copies, signed by Searle. Full navy leather with gilt spine. . Small folio. Color illustrations. Glossary A fine copy. A compilation of cartoons, illustrating common bookseller's terms: "Cracked, but holding"; "Lovingly thumbed by former owner"; "Stitching a little loose"; "Neat underlining"; "A little dog-eared but otherwise acceptable", etc.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Mario Comensoli.

      Quer-4°. 155 S. Mit 11 (dv. 6 farb.) Abb. nach Portrait-Photographien von Christine Seiler, einigen (dv. 1 farb.) Illustr. sowie 51 farb. Tafeln nach Zeichnungen u. Gemälden von Mario Comensoli. Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Schutzumschlag. Mit Zeichnung (23 x 15 cm) u. Widmung mit voller Signatur von Mario Comensoli auf fl. Vorsatz. Die Illustration zeigt die Begegnung von zwei Menschen, die, noch in der Bewegung des Aufeinander-Zugehens, sich umarmen. Die umfangreiche Monographie erschien anlässlich der Ausstellung im Kunsthaus Zürich vom 5. August bis 1. Oktober 1989.

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        Atalanta og Middelalderens Frugt. Sir George Ripley. The Cantilena´s Royal Transformation.

      København, 1989. Upag. Gennemillustreret. Indb. halvlæder med marmorerede permer. Bogbinding: Ole Bramm. I forlagskassette.. Trykt i 45 eksemplarer direkte fra sten på værkstedet i Leifsgade. Numm. 34. Signeret af kunstneren og dedikeret Elo Hansen. Papir: Velin Arches, 250 g. Lille hvid plet på ryggen. I øvrigt som ny.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Palace Walk

      The American University in Cairo Press (Cairo): The American University in Cairo Press. (1989). First. First American edition. Translated by William M. Hutchins and Olive E. Kenny. Dampstaining on the page edges not affecting the test and spotting on the half title page else very good in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Elvis Cole / Joe Pike Monkey's Raincoat; Stalking Angel; Lullaby Town; Free Fall; Voodoo River; Sunset Express; Indigo Slam; LA Requiem; Last Detective; Forgotten Man; Chasing Darkness; Watchman; First Rule; Demolition Angel; Hostage Two Minute Rule Taken

      London / New York: Piatkus / Bantam / Hyperion / Doubleday / Simon and Schuster / Putnam, 1989, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2007, 2010, 2000, 2001, 2006, 1st Edition, 1st Printing for All (ALL SIGNED) ( Hostage = 3rd print) -----------18 volumes plus a DVD of CROSS of FIRE, hardcovers, all are Near Fine / Fine copies in Near Fine / Fine dustjackets, all 18 volumes have been signed by CRAIS with some being dated as well, the particulars are as follows: Elvis Cole Novels --- The Monkey's Raincoat (1989) - 1st hardcover edition (by PIATKUS - UK) ( preceded by the Bantam paperback), this copy has been signed TWICE by CRAIS, laid-in to this copy is an ELVIS COLE Detective Agency business card, jacket has been price clipped; Stalking the Angel (1989) - jacket has been price clipped; Lullaby Town (1992) -ink name on front blank endpaper; Free Fall (1993); Voodoo River (1995); Sunset Express (1996); Indigo Slam (1997); L. A. Requiem (1999) -lower corners have been gently bumped; The Last Detective (2003); The Forgotten Man (2005); Chasing Darkness (2008) Taken ( 2012 ) ---Joe Pike Novels --- The Watchman (2007); The First Rule (2010); The Sentry (2011) --- Carol Starkey Novels --- Demolition Angel (2000) ---Novels ---Hostage (2001) ---3rd printing; The Two Minute Rule (2006), all jackets are in mylar protectors, a fabulous set, as well this set comes with a DVD of CROSS of FIRE which was written by Crais, a movie based on the life of D C Stephenson who rose to be a Grand Dragon with the Ku Klux Klan, stars Lloyd Bridgesm John Hurd, Mel harris, etc, a movie based on actual history and really quite compelling, ---not all books nor is the DVD pictured in the scans, one slim stain on one page of The Sentry, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Various Cover Artists.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Words, Weather, and Wolfmen (Signed lettered edition, presentation copy with drawing by Ernie Franklin laid in)

      Southwesterner Books Gallup, NM: Southwesterner Books, 1989. First Edition. First Edition. One of 26 lettered copies, this being a non-lettered presentation copy, with a full-color drawing by Franklin laid in. SIGNED by Hillerman, Franklin, and the publisher. A collection of in-depth interviews with the author about his writing process, illustrated throughout. Fine in a Fine slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        IL GIARDINO DELLE SUORE, Milano, Edizioni la Cagnotta, 1989

      15 x 20,8, legatura di lusso a soffietto cartonata grigia, stato di nuovo, esemplare n. LXIX/C della tiratura di sole cento copie che contiene la lunga litografia originale a colori di Antonio Saliola, firmata e più volte ripiegata ) dall'Autore.(RAFFIGURANTE UN MAGICO GIARDINO) La poesia in italiano ed in dialetto è di Antonio (Tonino) Guerra qui in prima edizione fuori commercio. Nel sito www.ferraguti.,irt - sezione vetrina - si può osservare la foto a colori degli splendidi interni di SALIOLA.

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        My Pretty Pony

      New York: Knopf / Whitney Museum of American Art. NF/NONE. 1989. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 10, 20, 24. 0394580370 . 1st trade edition/1st printing. SIGNED by & INSCRIBED by Stephen King in the white 'Y' of 'MY' on the front end page: 'To T. Trafter - Best wishes...and keep an eye on your pretty pony - Stephen King 10/24/90' (with 'your' underscored). 15,000 print run on this 1st trade edition (there was a 250 copy aluminum bound limited edition signed by both King and Kruger). Illustrations by Barbara Kruger. Knopf and The Whitney Museum of American Art published this book jointly. The book is straight, clean, tight, with no handwriting other than the author's in it and no soiling. There is just a trace of foxing to the white areas of the binding, and a small bump to the lower spine end. The slipcase is very clean and unfaded, with only a trace of wear to edges and a few very faint and very small foxing spots to white areas. Lovely condition, and very scarce signed and/or inscribed by King. ; 13-3/4" x 9-1/4"; Signed by Author .

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        Slightly Foxed But Still Desirable

      U K Souvenir Press 1989. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. No 43 of 150 of this delightful explanation of booksellers' trade terms. Beautifully bound in full dark blue Morocco.Mint as issued in glasal wrap

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        Slightly FoxedÑbut Still Desirable: Ronald Searle's wicked world of Book Collecting

      [London:] Souvenir Press, [1989] One of 150 specially bound copies, signed by Searle. Full navy leather with gilt spine. . Small folio. Color illustrations. Glossary A fine copy. A compilation of cartoons, illustrating common bookseller's terms: "Cracked, but holding"; "Lovingly thumbed by former owner"; "Stitching a little loose"; "Neat underlining"; "A little dog-eared but otherwise acceptable", etc.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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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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        Survival in Sarajevo: Jews, Bosnia and the Lessons of the Past [SIGNED]

      Central Europe Center Berlin: Central Europe Center, n/d. Hardcover. vg. 1/20. Portfolio of 13 silver gelatin prints, matted, captioned by hand and signed. Images 12 x 16 inches. B/W photographs documenting buildings and people in Sarajevo 1989 and 1993-1994, including a Muslim boy evacuating out of Bosnia to Israel with the help of Jewish-sponsored rescue convoys. Evocative images include Jacob Finci, President of LA Benevolencija in the Jewish Museum of Bosnia; Zayneba Hardaga, the first Muslim to receive a righteous gentile award; keys taken by Jews leaving Spain in 1492 from the collection of the Jewish Museum of Bosnia; Sarajevo University Library, and the Sarajevo Jewish Cemetery, which was the front line of the Bosnian War. The project was underwritten by The Doron Foundation (Tel Aviv) Mordechai Mevorach (director) and The Righteous Persons Foundation (Santa Monica) Steven Spielberg (chairman). Fine condition. Housed in original gray linen clamshell box, bumped with some cloth separation along rear hinge. As a documentary photographer specializing in contemporary Jewish life in Central Europe, when Sarajevo was besieged I wanted to see how a post-Holocaust Jewish community would react to war and "ethnic cleansing'" for the second time in fifty years. I wondered; would all the Jews leave? would those remaining lock their doors, letting their neighbors fight it out among themselves? After all, this was a war between Serbs, Croats and Muslims, in which the Jews play no contentious part. and while the majority of Jews fled the city, a vital core remained to stand with their friends and neighbors. Working together, they have turned history on its head, because for the first time during a modern European war, Jews are saving and protecting Christians and Muslims, wherever, whenever they can." Edward Serotta.

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        Giraldus Cambrensis. Itinerary Through Wales

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 1989 Bound by Zaehnsdorf in quarter red goatskin with grey paper boards, gold rule, top edge gilt, titled in gold on the spine, 365*208 mm. In a grey cloth slipcase. Internally, (xvi), 102 pp, 33 wood engravings by Colin Paynton, title panel and spine lettering by Michael Harvey. An edition limited to just 302 copies of which there were 22 specials and 280 ordinary bindings as is this. Designed and printed by David Esslemont, there were problems with the binding which caused a 6 month delay however in 1990 was selected for the British Book Design and Production Exhibition and was chosen as the category winner. (See Esslemont/Hughes Gwasg Gregynog 20 for other details)

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        Menaced Objects Series [Dogear Wryde Postcards]

      Np Np: Np, 1989. First edition. Original Wraps. Illustrated envelope. Fine./No Dust Jacket. Gorey, Edward. 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.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Ben Shahn: New Deal Artist in a Cold War Climate, 1947-1954

      Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo (23.5 cm). Tan cloth boards; dustjacket; ix, 237pp. Presentation copy from the author to Shahn's widow Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with lengthy holograph note laid in, dated May, 1985. Fine copy. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front endpaper. & & A detailed and scholarly investigation of Shahn's life and work during the Cold War period; probably the best critical study of his work after Rodman's 1951 biography. In her note, the author states that she is "pleased with the way it turned out, although...as with any book there are some things I would do differently if I were to do it over again...I hope I have given a sense of the strength of Ben's commitment to both his political & aesthetic ideals during this period.

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        (Hamburg 1929 - 1995). Friely auf dem Weg. Farbradierung von 3 Platten auf Japanpapier. 1989. Numeriert, datiert und signiert. 51,5 x 39 cm.

      WVZ Farbradierungen S. 33.- Eines von 60 Exemplaren.- Hartmut Frielingshaus als alter gebeugter dünner Mann mit Stock.

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        Presidential Free Franks of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George Bush, each signed and postmarked on the day of his Inauguration, with House Speaker Tip O’Neill provenance

      Comprises: (1) Cacheted envelope, 6.5” x 3.5”, picturing President and Mrs. Carter, signed “Jimmy Carter” and “Fritz Mondale” as President and Vice President on Inauguration Day, postmarked Washington, D.C., January 20, 1977 Inauguration Day. Signed on verso “Thomas P. O’Neill” as Speaker of the House. Fine condition. (2) Cacheted envelope, 6.5” x 3.5”, picturing President and Mrs. Reagan, signed “Ronald Reagan” and “Nancy Reagan” as President and First Lady on Inauguration Day, postmarked Washington, D.C., January 20, 1981 Inauguration Day. Fine condition. (3) Cacheted envelope, 6.5” x 3.5”, picturing George Bush, signed “George Bush” and “Barbara Bush” as President and First Lady on Inauguration Day, pictorially postmarked Washington, D.C., January 20, 1989 Inauguration Day. Mounting remnants on back flap. Fine condition. (4) Cacheted envelope, 6.5” x 3.5”, engraved in the upper left “The Speaker’s Rooms / U.S. House of Representatives / Washington, D.C. 20515,” signed in ink “Tip O’Neill,” picturing Thomas P. O’Neill, captioned “Sworn In As Speaker / January 4, 1977." The envelope bears O’Neill’s engraved frank as a Member of Congress and bears a bulls-eye Washington, D.C., January 4, 1977 cancellation. On verso is a receipt stamping: “Received / 1977 Jan-4 PM 5:29 / Office of the Postmaster / U.S. House of / Representatives.” O’Neill, a Member of Congress since January 3, 1953, served as Speaker from January 4, 1977 until January 3, 1987; he did not seek reelection in 1986. Fine condition. NOTE: Each Inauguration Cover was signed before it was postmarked. The incumbent President of the United States has not had the franking privilege since 1873. Former Presidents have routinely been granted the franking privilege by statute, and in 1958 a general statute was passed providing franking privileges for all former Presidents. Accompanied by: (1) Photocopy of an April 12, 1978 typed letter from Speaker O’Neill to General Lewis F. Shull. In full, “This is to confirm that you own a Jimmy Carter Presidential Free Frank Cover cancelled on his Inauguration Day. Only six of these exist. These were prepared and cacheted by you and handed to me on Inauguration Day. I had the President frank each envelope with his signature, returned them to you in the Capitol, and you took them to the Benjamin Franklin Post Office where they were canceled. You returned them to me. I gave them to the President, and he kept three and returned the balance to me. Of these, I gave you one. I subsequently had one copy sold in a charity auction. Sincerely, ‘Tip’ O’Neill.” (2) Photocopy of an undated statement from former Speaker O’Neill headed “Letter of Provenance for / Inaugural Free Frank Covers of 1989.” In full, “The accompanying cover with cachet was signed on the 20th of January 1989 by President George Herbert Walker Bush moments after he was sworn into office as the 42nd [sic, 41st] President of the United States, at a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol hosted by Speaker of the House, Jim Wright. Before a nationally televised audience President Bush signed this, and several other covers, including one signed with Mrs. Bush [THIS ONE!]. This occurred immediately after he signed the book nominating various members of his Cabinet. The covers were returned to me and given to my good friend Lewis F. Shull who went directly to the Postmaster of the House, Mr. Robert V. Rota. Arrangements had been made with the Postmaster General for the special Inaugural cancel to be in his possession in his office. The special cancel was applied over President Bush’s signature. The covers were then returned to me. I presented several to Lewis F. Shull and several to the President. I am giving the remainder of the covers to my grandchildren. The cover attached is one of those signed on the 20th of January 1989 by President George Herbert Walker Bush. Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr.” Provenance: Directly from the son of Lewis Shull, former President of the American Stamp Dealers of America and a poker-playing buddy of House Speaker Tip O’Neill. Included is a photocopy of an article from the January 10, 1987, issue of “The Stamp Wholesaler,” picturing Shull, O’Neill, and recently retired Chief Justice Warren E. Burger. From the article: “O’Neill was presented with a block of 10 of the 3c Supreme Court stamp (Scott #991 issued in 1950) that had been autographed by the nine active justices and retired Chief Justice Burger and mounted on Burger’s stationery. Burger was presented with two blocks of six of the 3c US Capitol stamp (#992 issued in 1950) mounted on the speaker’s stationery. It had been autographed by the Democrat and Republican leaders of both the Senate and the House … Shull had known O’Neill for many years and helped interest him in collecting covers autographed by visiting dignitaries.”

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        Hyperion ---with The Fall of Hyperion ---with Endymion ---with The Rise of Endymion ---book 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Hyperion Canton / Series ---by Dan Simmons ---FOUR VOLUMES

      US: Doubleday, 1989 N.Y.: Doubleday / Doubleday / Bantam / Bantam, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1st Edition, 1st Printing for all. All in Fine condition.. Gary Ruddell cover Art (illustrator) with full wrap around dust jackets on each book. . First Edition. ------------ 4 volumes, Hyperion and Fall are Doubleday 1st editions, Endymion and Rise are Bantam 1st editions, volume 2 of this series has the errata slip which is missing from most volumes. Third book Endymion has a very tiny bump to bottom front corner. All books are tight and square. One of the best series ever.A magnificent blend of themes and styles.

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        A Prayer for Owen Meany

      NY: Morrow. (1989). The first trade edition of what may be Irving's best-loved book -- a substantial claim for a book by the author of the also much-loved The World According to Garp. A portion of this book was the basis for the film Simon Birch. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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