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      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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        A Time to Kill: A Novel of Retribution

      Wynwood, 1989-06. Hardcover. Like New. Fine hardcover in Very good DJ. First edition, Wynwood, 1989. True first. An unblemished copy, except for a red stamp mark on title page believed to be a printer's mark or error. DJ is a few wrinkles and a scratch on the rear face. A beautiful copy. Ask for pictures!; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

      [Bookseller: Redux Books]
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        Speaking My Mind

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First Printing of the First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt-lettered spine and presidential seal on the front panel, illustrated with photographs, 432pp. Signed by Ronald Reagan. Book and dust jacket in fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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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'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's and the painter'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's "most important work", stating as follows: "Simon'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'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's reality and of man'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's teeth. A Fine copy, SIGNED BY CLAUDE SIMON. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean: Transatlantic Crossing Guide and Guide to the Atlantic Islands with an Introduction to the Eastern Caribbean v. 1

      WW Norton & Co. Paperback. Paperback; English language; good condition; first edition; spiral-bound paperback book; pages are clean and there is no writing inside; this guide is currently out of print and there seem to be very few copies for sale; this is a very useful guide but unfortunately (according to the author's website) it was misnamed by the publisher without the author knowing before the covers were printed - the correct title of this book should have been 'Street's Guide to the Atlantic islands, Transatlantic Crossings, Getting to and leaving the Caribbean from the east coast of the U.S. and an Introduction to the Caribbean'. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail. . GOOD. 1989. First Edition.

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        Golf; Woods, Irons and Memorabilia: Golf in the Year 2000 a Nineteenth-century Science Fiction Story by J.A.C.K

      Published by Franco Maria Ricci, Milan and Printed in Parma First Edition 1989. Milan 1989. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original beautiful black silk covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour onlay and gilt lettering to the front cover. Folio 12'' x 12''. The handmade paper has been specially made at Fabriano in the pietro Miliani papermill. Contains 162 printed pages of English text with stunning full-page tipped-in colour plates, full-page and smaller colour illustrations throughout, full-page colour photographs on black coated paper, tipped-in colour colophon. Number 1461 of 5000 Limited Edition copies bound in silk. Loosely inserted is a 'Controllato, Checked, Controlé' card. Fine condition book in see through dust wrapper in Fine condition matching black clamshell box with paper title label to the spine of the box, unused and unopened new book. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 8821631249

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Britannia, A Survey of the Roads of England and Wales in 1675, facsimile edition MINT

      Old Hall Press 1989. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. First Limited Facsimile edition, one of 500 Old Hall Press 1989. Title printed in red & black, introduction by Dr. Helen Wallis, folding b & w strip road maps, printed map to end papers, pubs. blind dec. morocco by Smith Settle of Otley, folio, contained half morocco purpose made solander box with label to upper board. Mint copy. As new. No extra postage UK

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        Tàpies : the Complete Works / Direction and Cataloging, Anna Agustí ; Foreword, Georges Raillard ; Chronology, Miquel Tapies ; Translated by Richard-Lewis Rees and Asti Hustvedt. Complete in Two Volumes

      New York : Rizzoli, 1989. 1st Edition. Contents: v. 1. 1943-1960 -- v. 2. 1961-1968 -- v. 3. 1969-1975 -- v. 4. 1976-1981. Subject: Tàpies, Antoni, 1923- - Catalogues raisonnés. Artists, Spanish - 20th century. An exceptional set; fine in equally fine dws. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Lon Po Po, A Red-Riding Hood Story From China - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Philomel Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Laminated Boards. 0399216197 . First Edition/First Printing, bound in laminated boards with black and blue coloring, titles on spine in white, blue endpapers; pictorial dust-jacket, lettering in black and white with illustration by Ed Young. A Fine copy in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by Ed Young; Winner of the 1990 Caldecott Medal, Young's illustrations for his translation of this Chinese folktale were inspired by his youth in China and an Eastern philosophy of painting: "A Chinese painting is often accompanied by words. They are complementary. There are things that words do that pictures never can, and likewise, there are images that words can never describe" (Ed Young) .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, by William Blake

      (San Francisco, 1989). Octavo. (14)pp. A stunning blend of calligraphy and art, written and illuminated by noted California scribe Thomas Ingmire on English handmade paper. With four large illustrations in gouache, gold leaf, gold powder, and Chinese ink. While Ingmire is known as a one of the foremost contemporary calligraphers, the design of this book is quite traditional: the text is calligraphed in a small Roman letter. Initial letters are executed in gold leaf on a ground of gouache. Gold-leaf letters and tiny triangles of different colors are sprinkled throughout the text, at times cascading down the page. The four paintings are more in the style that we associate with Ingmire, with bold strokes of color and ink. William Blake’s own passionate engravings are a clear influence. Ingmire chose to illuminate the passage from The Marriage of Heaven and Hell in which the narrator visits a print shop in Hell where a chaos of information, ideas, and words is received by men and gathered, orderly, into books. The subject is fitting, since this book was produced especially for the San Francisco Book Fair in 1989. The front cover is decorated with a scattering of letters. Extremely fine in full calf-skin parchment with ribbon ties.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Four Elements

      Cheltenham: Friends of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature,, 1989-92. 32 broadsides housed in 4 paper sleeves with printed labels. Minor fading to spines of wrappers. One of the Seamus Heaney poems with a small spot of tape residue to the lower edge. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions. The complete set of 32 broadsides produced by the friends of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature between 1989 and 1992, each a limited edition of 125 numbered copies signed by the author. The authors represented are Seamus Heany, Laurie Lee, Jenny Joseph,and Lawrence Sail, who each contributed four poems. A lovely set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My Pretty Pony

      New York: Knopf / Whitney Museum of American Art. NF/NONE. 1989. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        NOHOW ON

      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1989). Hardcover. Fine in a partly sunned, Near Fine handmade clamshell box of black Italian cotton lined on the inside with gray ultrasuede and a black goatskin spine label stamped in gold. Robert Ryman. Quarto (7-1/4" x 10-3/4") sewn and bound by hand by Carol Joyce in full black Nigerian Oasis goatskin leather with the spine and front board stamped in 22-carat gold leaf. Text printed at the Shagbark Press on paper from Cartiere Enrico Magnani; etchings printed on Arches at Wingate Studio and Renaissance Press. Illustrated by Robert Ryman who has created 6 ORIGINAL AQUATINTS, printed in tones of white, for this work. Copy #539 of 550 SIGNED on the colophon page by the author and by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      - [Facsimile edition]. Pp. [iv](title and contents)+92 coloured plates each with opposing text leaf +[2](colophon, verso blank), patterned endpapers; impl. folio; dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; Hill House, Melbourne, 1989. *Reproduced, including library markings, from a copy in the British Museum (Natural History). This volume includes parrots, parakeets, lorikeets, cockatoos, pigeons & doves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Birds of Australia Vol. V: Parrots, Pigeons, Cockatoos, Quail

      Melbourne: Hill House. New. 1989. Facsimile Edition. Hardback. Elephant Folio 0947352031 First limited facsimile edition thus. numbered 380 of 500. Original green Japanese Saifu cloth gilt. 92 fine coloured plates with accompanying text. Endpapers with a repeating pattern of BM library stamps. One of series of remarkably exact same-size facsimile of the original in the British Library, printed by offset lithography on acid-free matt art paper and hand-bound. The Hill House series contained the only authentic full-size facsimiles of the works of John Gould - this volume is one of the original printings and now out of print. An as-new copy, minimal wear to the front free endpaper. Publisher's blurb thus "They are not reproductions, because no camera was used in transferring the images from the B.M.(N.H.) originals. Indeed the originals are taken by Museum security courier to the repro-house in Singapore, where they are subjected to the preparation of new plates for printing on 5 and 6 colour offset presses. The paper used is 130 gsm mat art paper. As facsimiles, the books carry faithfully every spot, mark or stain of the originals. They also carry the original Museum Department of Zoology stamps, and librarian's annotations. From behind glass, the naked eye would be unable to distinguish the original from the facsimile, so accurate is the colour printing. Also as facsimiles, they are exactly the same size as the originals (Imperial Folio: 22" x 15"). Each volume is hand sewn, cased-in and bound between 4 mm. boards covered in special Japanese Saifu cloth, gold stamped on the spine, and with the gold Crown Cipher of the British Museum (Natural History) on the front, and blind embossed on the inner margin of the front boards. The end-papers are of special wood-free heavy grade paper, printed in a generated repetitive pattern of the Museum's Library stamps. The publisher has not intruded into the authenticity of the books, leaving the publication data printed only on the very last page at the end of the book block. Each copy is hand inspected by the printer's quality control officer, individually numbered on the inside front board. Thus, no two copies are exactly the same. Although initial volumes were printed in more than 500 copies, later production runs have not exceeded 300 for world-wide sale. This has been caused by a relative shortage of quality paper, together with the intensive hand-labour involved in their production." Please see the other Gould titles we are offering in this impressive edition. This book is held in stock .

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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      (JUDD, DONALD). Judd, Donald. Preface by Marianne Stockebrand. DONALD JUDD: ARCHITEKTUR - SIGNED AND DATED BY THE ARTIST. Munster & Ostfildern, GERMANY: Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster & Edition Cantz, 1989. First Edition. 8vo. Linen Over Boards in Jacket. Artist Monograph. Fine/Fine. 216pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in English and German. With a biography and bibliography. This monograph on the late, great Minimalist giant Donald Judd was published in conjunction with a 1989 exhibition held at Munster's Westfalischer Kunstverein. Focusing on his work to transform architectural and interior spaces by means of sculpture, furniture design, and the artwork displayed within, it is filled with his writings on the subject throughout. A most handsome copy in the most uncommon Editions Cantz dust jacket BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED "Don Judd 9 Oct 92" at our store in black ink on the front free endpaper. 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. 3-925047-07-7 Inventory Number: 020839&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        WILLIAM S. BURROUGH'S SIGNED PAINTING Author of Junkie, Naked Lunch, the Ticket That Exploded Hand Made and Minutes to Go Painted Signed Christmas Card

      William S. Burroughs. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Painted Christmas card. A museum piece. ; Painted signed card by William S. Burroughs to Whitely and Anne, Mentioning Laurie Barnes. Signed Twice and once by Bill Rich. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        And the Ass Saw the Angel (First UK Edition, Signed)

      London: Black Spring Press, 1989. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION, in London, by the iconic singer/songwriter and novelist on the front endpaper: "To -- and -- / with Love / Nick Cave / 1989." Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has no chips or tears, but is lightly creased at the spine ends and a couple of corners. An extremely uncommon signature, from an artist whose highly individual style and varied pursuits are beginning to draw comparisons to that of Neil Young, Tom Waits and Bob Dylan.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Austin Seven Source Book

      Foulis, 1989. Hardback in Dust Wrapper.. Good+ - in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper with a small nick to the top corner of the lower panel. Slight stain to the foot, on the reverse, of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. A pleasant copy of an uncommon title.. Please note that at 1.8Kg. this book may incur extra shipping costs outside of the UK or negotation on the service used.| Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 11" x 8¾". 544pp. Index. | First Edition (First Printing).[ Illustrated with black and white photographs & line drawings. From the cover: “Austin Seven arch-enthusiast Bryan Purves, assisted by a veritable throng of fellow enthusiasts from the classic car movement, has researched over a decade the contents ...] Further details, photographs, etc. are available, just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the rural idyll of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller - your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Don't forget that your purchase means my Jack Russells get their supper!

      [Bookseller: BookLovers of Bath]
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        A River Runs Through It. Signed/LTD

      West Hatfield, Mass.: Pennyroyal Press (1989). 1st ed. thus., 1989. 1-200 copies letterpress printed, SIGNED by Moser and Maclean; this being #45. 8vo. 161 pp. Illustrated with 14 wood engraving by Barry Moser. Quarter bound in red morocco with marbled papers over boards. Illustrated label inset front cover. This is a very fine book. Scarce.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Geek Love

      (n.p.): (M. Kimberly Press/Charles Seluzicki Fine Books). (1989). The limited edition of her third novel, a critically well-received story of a carnival family told in the voice of an albino hunchback dwarf. Copy "P" of 26 lettered copies, of a total edition of 32. Uses the sheets of the Knopf first edition, bound in black cloth with a hand-colored illustration to the front cover and unique gouache paintings on the endpapers. Signed by Dunn and by the artist, Mare Blocker. Fine in a near fine (dusty) clamshell case. An attractive and extravagant production. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Les Cheminots

      Paris: Comite Central D'Enterprise de la SNCF, 1989. Fine in photo-illustrated wrappers with French flaps. OCLC locates a single copy at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.. 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.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        SINGIN' DOSE ANTI PSYCHOTIC BLUES / LIVIN' IN A POWDER KEG AND GIVIN' OFF SPARKS. Adults Only SDAPB: No. 3, July 1989; No. 4, September 1989; No. 5, February 1990, The Marc Lepine Memorial Scrapbook; No. 6, February 1990; LIPKGOS: No. 7, June 1990; No. 8, August 1990; No. 9, November 1990; No. 10, February 1991; No. 12, August 1991

      "Brooklyn, NY": Frank's Zine. 1989. "60+ pp. each. Scarce and important example of this phenomena of the zine world. Frank claimed to be a psychopath, planning some kind of big mass murder. While he smoldered, he wrote these zines and sent them, rather inexpensively, to zinesters. He was a good correspondent, writing long letters in blood-red pen, always signed SINcerely and PSYCHOpathically yours. & Later, zinesters began to realize that this self-proclaimed psychopath was much more than a mere faker or big talker. They started to think he was the FBI infiltration of the zine world. What a great idea, try to get leads on psychopaths via the zine world. He did get Mike Diana to submit some art for back cover and interiors. A lot of his clips came from gun magazines and what look like magazines for police and military. Whatever he was, these controversial zines are intriguing, and an important part of zine history. Frank disappeared just as suddenly as he appeared. A few videos of him are on the 'net." 9 Side stapled xerographic zines, with cardstock covers and a a couple of cardstock interior pages. Built to last. Readwear. Minor browning to covers. No. 5 has water stain on cover. No. 6 cover wrinkled. No. 8 has 1 pp. color xerox collage interior. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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        Panique au cirque

      L'Ecole des loisirs, 1989. in12 long broche a l' italienne

      [Bookseller: Feuille Feuille]
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        Le Livre du Roy Modus. Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat. Das Jagdbuch des König Modus aus der Handschrift MS 10.218-19 (Bibliothéque Royale Albert 1er, Bruxelles). Kodikologische Beschreibung Dagmar Thoss. Übersetzung Max Haehn. Commentarium: Codices Selecti. phototypice impressi. Facsimile Vol. XCI. Commentarium Col. XCI*

      Graz, Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt 1989.. 2 Bde. 4°. 210 S., Faks., 56 Miniaturen, durchg. Initialen. - Commentarium: 119 S. mit Abb. OLdr. u. OLn. Mit Goldpräg. In OSchuber. In tadellosem Zustand. - (Codices Selecti) Das Jagdbuch des Roi Modus - so nannte Henri de Ferrières sein Buch über das Waidwerk, das er um 1370 verfaßte; schuf damit das älteste Jagdtraktat in französischer Sprache. Der Autor wollte die Autorität seines Textes unterstreichen und seine Leser fesseln. Deshalb legte er sein Werk nach Art der griechischen Philosophen als Dialog zwischen Lehrer und Schüler über die Jagd an; der Lehrer ist dabei die allegorische Figur des Königs Modus. Besondere Bedeutung kommt den goldverzierten Miniaturen dieser 1455 in Burgund geschaffenen Handschrift zu.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio Signed Limited Edition

      Abbeville Press, 1989. Limited. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. Catlin, George. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio Signed Limited Edition. Abbeville Press, 1989. This facsimile edition reproduces a copy of the New York edition of 1845 and incorporates six additional plates from the London edition of 1844. Number 270 on 950. Strictly limited to that amount worldwide, issued either bound or in portfolio format. Each of the sets, completed in the spring of 1989, is signed by Dana J. Pratt, Director of Publishing, Library of Congress, and Robert E. Abrams, President of Abbeville Press. Contains 31 plates measuring 16 1/4 x 22 3/4. Very large format. Red leather spine and tips over cloth boards. Marble end pages. Minute wear. Near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.. First edition of this best-selling work, that has went on to sell more than 25 million copies. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Pillars of the Earth

      Flat Signed! Original 1989 edition.  Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. Edge of page blocks show handling (see photo).  No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature. Your book ships with Mylar jacket, bubble wrapped in cardboard box. Delivery confirmation included at no extra charge.

      [Bookseller: Elliott Books]
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        LE PROFEZIE DEL BEATO TOMMASUCCIO DA FOLIGNO. Giampiero Zazzera Libraio in Lodi, 1989.

      Raffinata bross. con sovr. e cust., cm 31x23, pp 80, 4 xilogr. originali di Agapito Miniucchi, copertina dello stesso autore. Opera stampata in 150 copie su carta hahnemuhle, di queste, solamente 125 sono state poste in commercio. I primi 10 esemplari sono accompagnati da un elegante allegato con una seconda serie delle quattro xilogr. firmate dall?artista e da un disegno originale. La nostra copia è il n° 6. Tutte le copie sono firmate e numerate dall?autore.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        A Pageant of Birds

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        And the Ass Saw the Angel

      London: Black Spring Press, 1989 First UK Edition. Fine book in a Fine DJ. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front flyleaf in the year of publication. First novel from the multi talented Cave. Scarce in this condition and especially so signed in the year of publication.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        The Golfer's Alphabet

      Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1989. First. Hard Cover. Brightly-colored pictorial boards. 124pp. (unpaginated. ) Edgewear to extremities, whitening of edges and significant corner wear. Light dampstain to upper edge of last ten pages, slight rippling to this area, more pronunced toward back of book. One small edgecrease to page defining "K"." Binding is tight and remaining pages are unmarked. Signed on front free-endpaper by illustrator A. B. Frost. Frost's b/w illustrations of Sutphen's humorous golf definitions. Housed in dark green clamshell box, much worn at hinge, but still intact. International shipping available, please contact for more information. ; Signed by Illustrator .

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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, 2013, 2000, 2001, 2006, 1st Edition, 1st Printing for All but one (ALL SIGNED) -----------19 volumes plus a DVD of CROSS of FIRE, hardcovers, all are Near Fine / Fine copies in Near Fine / Fine dustjackets, all 19 books 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), Suspect (2013) is signed TWICE and is a stand alone novel ---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 ---the DVD is NOT signed, ---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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        Licence To Kill

      Armchair Detective Library 1989. This is a Fine Copy of this book in Publisher's black cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Fine Dust-Jacket which has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.There is NO sunning to the red title lettering to spine.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Usual tanning to page edges.This book is the Author's first film novelisation starring Ian Fleming's James Bond.It was Published simultaneously in both the UK and the United States,and has both $18.95 and £12.95 to the inner flap of the dust-jacket.This copy came from an impressive private collection of Modern First Editions,and it's clear that very close attention was paid to obtaining books in excellent condition,with this copy being no exception,as it's about as good as it gets in terms of condition.The dust-jacket comes well protected in a removable cover sleeve.Number sequence 54321 showing on copyright page.Scarce Title,8vo 294pp First Edition 1st Impression

      [Bookseller: Richard Thornton Books]
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      [Portland, ME]: Romulus Editions,. 1989.. Thin quarto. Quarter morocco and decorated paper over boards. Illustrated with five full- page color etchings. Fine. Enclosed, with separate suite in cloth folder, within a folding cloth clamshell box. Bookplate on pastedown of box. First edition, the "Livres Deluxe" issue. One of 24 lettered copies, printed on Barcham Green handmade paper in Bembo type by George Benington, in addition to 75 ordinary copies. Accompanied by a separate suite of the etchings by Thomas Cornell, each numbered and signed by the artist in the margin. The etchings were printed by James Cambronne. A suite of poems on themes suggested by Kafka, Charles Ives, Henry James, Bruegel, Mandelstam and others. The decorative boards exhibit a print based on an oscilloscope trace generated from the poet reading the title.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Anatoly Z. Davydov "Woman" (SIGNED. Limited Ed. Print Contemporary Russian Artist)

      Russian 1989. - This print is hand SIGNED by the Russian artists Anatoly Z. Davydov (born 1923); b&w lithograph; edition 10 (#1/10); image size: 20 x 14-1/2in, paper size: 17-3/4 x 25in, published in Russia; Short Biblio: born in Petrograd, graduated in 1954 from I. Ye. Repin Institue; was a member of the USSR Artists's Union; uses the techniques of etching, lithography, drawings, water-colours, and painting; the artists works are in about 30 musuem; exhibited at the Graphic Arts Centre of N.Y; some tiny bends to the edges and some tiny dots in the top margin, on back at top and bottom are archival pieces of tape were it was once matted, otherwise in VERY GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: DR Books & FINE ARTS]
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        Warrior: The Autobiography of Ariel Sharon

      NY: Simon & Schuster, 1989. Signed by Ariel Sharon. Second printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2). Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by with Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        Graffiti, Designed and Illustrated by Debra Weier

      (Princeton Junction): Emanon Press, 1989. Quarto. 26pp. One of 64 copies signed by the author and the artist. A dramatic and very visual presentation of Belitt's poems, using a number of illustrating techniques: color intaglios, pop-ups, silkscreen, offset and rubber stamps. Many of the illustrations incorporate spray paint "graffiti," and use fluorescent green. Bound in printed black boards, head and tail in neon green leather. Housed in original black cloth clamshell box. A visual treat from the talented and creative artist, Debra Weier. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      Paris:: Daniel Papierski,, 1989. First Edition. Fine. This copy additionally SIGNED BY ROBERT MOTHERWELL AND THE PUBLISHER'S WIFE JUNE PAPIERSKI. Limited Edition of 7000 copies in French, English and German. This is No. 2186. The text is in English. The volume is complete with an Original Lithograph signed in the plate by Robert Motherwell. Fine hardback First Edition, First Printing in a Fine Dust Jacket and original slipcase. A Rare Signed volume.

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      Mexico:: Ediciones del Equilibrista,, 1989. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. A Fine hardback First Edition LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ. THIS IS No. 147 OF 250 COPIES FOR DISTRIBUTION IN MEXICO. Text in Spanish. Pages uncut. In Fine original Slipcase. Sm. 4to. 284 pp.

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        Giacomo Joyce. Interpreted by Susan Weil

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1989. One of 50 copies only, on hand-made Dieu Donne&#39; cotton paper, signed by the artist on the colophon, page size: 10 x 13-1/2". Printed by Dan Keleher and Bruce Chandler at Wild Carrot Letterpress in Dante type designed by Mardesteig and set by Michael Bixler. This extraordinary book is hand-collaged using specially made papers, some with flower petals in the paper, Japanese laces, silver tea paper, and it explores several graphic media, including pochoir and etch and also contains a number of original watercolors. Bound: grey linen over boards stamped in two colors with specially made papers in grey and lime green, fine. Published on the 75th anniversary of the writing of Joyce&#39;s prose poem, which was first published in 1968 in a facsimile of the original manuscript, this edition is a delight. The affinity of Susan Weil&#39;s art to the works of Joyce has been demonstrated in the now out-of-print 1988 publication, EPIPHANIES. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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      Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 1989. First Edition. Full Leather. Fine. Schanilec, Gaylord. From the colophon, "The type is Eric Gills&#39; Joanna and was set in composition at the Los Angeles Type Foundry. The wood engravings are by Gaylord Schanilec and were cut in end-grain maple blocks made by Jim Reynolds." Includes a complete folio set of prints in a separate, labeled folder. Inscribed by Schanilec in 1990 to previous owner on verso of second free endpaper. A stunning early masterpiece by Schanilec. 4to. Terracotta Full Leather binding with Gaylord Schanilec&#39;s monogram impressed in front cover. Custom clamshell box. Designed and hand printed by Gaylord Schanilec in an addition of 174 numbered and 26 lettered copies. This is copy "S" of the 26 lettered copies which were bound in full leather and contained in a beige cloth clamshell box with a leather patch title, minor smudge at bottom of spine.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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        1989 International Festival of Authors Promotional Poster

      1989. Promotional poster for the annual Toronto literary festival, which each year since 1980 brought together the best writers of contemporary world literature. The poster was designed by a leading artist of the day and is one of only a handful of copies signed by all or most of the year&#39;s participants. From the collection of the promoter of the festival himself, Greg Gatenby. Approximately 48 signatures. Signed by: Bharati Mukherjee, Nobuo Kojima, Jamaica Kincaid, Julian Barnes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Susan Fromberg Schaffer, William Jay Smith, Mordecai Richler, Joan Chase, Murray Bail, Deirdre Bair, Alice Wexler, Thomas McGuane, Desmond Hogan, Martin Amis, Hella Haasse, Alice Adams, Norman Sherry, Gabriele Eckart, Hans Joachim Schadlich, Friedrich Christian Delius, Caryl Churchill, W.P. Kinsella, Roy Heath, Nissam Ezekiel, Ruth Rendell, Kjartan Flogstad, Michael Coren, Pia Tafdrup, Louise DeSalvo, Hugo Loetscher, and others. 18-1/2" x 25-1/2". .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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