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        August 1914, The Red Wheel, Knot 1 (signed, limited edition, 1989)

      Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY 1989 - Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 854 p. O'Hara Dynasty, 1. Farrar Straus Giroux, N.Y., 1989. Hardcover. Book (no dust jacket) in slipcase. Limited Edition. A clean and tight hardcover copy in slipcase. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES. This is copy no. 181, Signed by Solzhenitsyn. This is a very nice, clean copy that appears unread. The covers of the book are bright red cloth with black and gold decorations, and the slipcase is covered with black cloth. The book has a yellow satin bookmark sewn into the binding. The spine of the book is sunfaded to a light red. For some unknown reason, the slipcase of this book is too tight. I had an extremely difficult time removing the book from the slipcase, and have left it out because I am afraid that trying to force it back in might damage the book. The slipcase itself is in very good condition with a few scuffs and rubs. The book would be in fine condition, except for the faded spine and a small bit of soil on the top edge of the pages. I have no idea why it fits so tightly in the slipcase. I will leave the book outside the slipcase for shipping. More photos/scans available on request. Very good in very good dust jacket. New ed. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        GUARDS! GUARDS! (Pristine First Edition Signed by Author & Illustrator & Dated 11.11.1989)

      Gollancz, UK 1989 - Gollancz, UK. 1989. First edition. 288 pages. An unread, pristine copy of this Discworld novel, with boards as sharp as the keen eyes of a pickpocket spotting an open handbag, a spine as tough as the beating administered to said pickpocket upon being caught in flagrante by the handbag owner's burly builder boyfriend, pages as clean as the builder's conscience when testifying against the would-be thief in court, and a dust-jacket as slick as the judgment rendered by Judge M. Ental. AS NEW SIGNED BY JOSH KIRBY, SIGNED AND DATED BY TERRY PRATCHETT. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DDR-Künstlerbücher - Der Seherin Gesicht. Texte aus der älteren edda Mit Original Serigraphien.

      - Dresden, 1989. 14 Blatt mit handschriftlichen Texten. 45 x 38. Original Halbleinwand mit Einbanddeckel aus Hartfasermit überzeichneter Assemblage, mit Schraubbindung an Blechstreifen. Eins von 48 Exemplaren (ohne Beilage). - Henkel/Russ 144.2 - Handschriftliche Texte mit teils zweifarbigen Einzeichnungen in Serigraphie, aufklappbare Faltung in Serigraphie (Verwendung unterschiedlicher Materialien: Transparentfolien, grauer Filzkarton u.a.). - Schönes Exemplar in einem ungewöhnlichen Einband U Versand Dienstags und Freitags Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        DAVID OLÈRE (1902-1985) A PAINTER IN THE SONDERKOMMANDO AT AUSCHWITZ (UN PEINTRE AU SONDERKOMMANDO À AUSCHWITZ)

      The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, New York. 1989. Paperback. First edition. Original illustrated stiff wrappers, Square 8vo, 111 pages. Includes 125 drawings and paintings, many in color. “L'oeil du témoin. The eyes of a witness. ” Olère's “work has exceptional documentary value: there are no photos of what happened in the gas chambers and crematoria, and Olère was the only artist to have worked as a member of the Sonderkommando and survived. He was also the first witness to draw plans and cross-sections to explain how the crematoria worked…..David Olère (1902 - 1985) was a Polish-born French painter and sculptor best known for his explicit drawings and paintings based on his experiences as a Jewish Sonderkommando inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II…. On February 20, 1943, Olère was arrested by French police during a round up of Jews in Seine-et-Oise and placed in Drancy internment camp. On March 2, 1943, he was one of approximately 1, 000 Jews deported from Drancy to Auschwitz. From this transport, Olere was one of 119 people selected for work; the rest were gassed shortly after arrival. He was registered as prisoner 106144 and assigned to the Sonderkommando at Birkenau, the unit of prisoners forced to empty gas chambers and burn the bodies, firstly working in Bunker 2 and later in Crematorium III. In addition to these duties, he was also forced to work as an illustrator, writing and decorating letters for the SS…. Olère began to draw at Auschwitz during the last days of the camp, when the SS became less attentive….. Olère felt compelled to capture Auschwitz artistically to illustrate the fate of all those that did not survive. He sometimes depicts himself in his paintings as a ghostly witnessing face in the background. He exhibited his work at the State Museum of Les Invalides and the Grand Palais in Paris, at the Jewish Museum in New York City, at the Berkeley Museum, and in Chicago. He retired from being an artist in 1962, and died in 1985.” (Wikipedia 2014) Very Good+ Condition. An outstanding copy of a very important book, seldom seen for sale. (holo2-122-36A) xx .

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        La neige : un souvenir de Matyas Bernard Braun + Sneh : spomienka na Matyasa Bernarda Brauna. Traduit du slovaque par Peter Brabenec. Avec une eau forte originale de Petr Herel.

      [Canberra et Losne], Labyrinth Press, Thierry Bouchard, 2 octobre 1989. - 24 x 18,5 cm, [24 p.]. En ff., couv. impr. ill. embossée au motif du labyrinthe. Edition originale en slovaque et français, avec un frontispice à l'eau-forte de Petr Herel imprimé par l'atelier de Georges Leblanc, tirage limité à 33 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin Hahnemühle, signé au crayon par l'auteur et l'artiste au colophon. Envoi a.s. de l'auteur et éditeur [Thierry Bouchard dont Pavel Zadny - tout comme Vaclav Andele et Jean-Baptiste Lysland - est un hétéronyme] à son ami éditeur Laurent Debut. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Mehrfarbige Original-Graphik. Lithographie. Motiv: Schlangenbeschwörer.

       1989. Auflage: 15 Exemplare. Format: ca 25x29,5 cm auf 38x50,7 (HxB) Büttenkarton. Von Leiberg unterhalb der Graphik mit Bleistift nummeriert (10/15), mit Jahreszahl versehen (89) und signiert. Kleine Bleistiftverschmutzung unterhalb der Signatur. Neuwertiges Exemplar. Fine copy. Limited for 15 numbered and signed copies. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Lithographie, Original, signed, limited, Grafik, Kunst, Art

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        TOTENTANZ - Dr. Schnabel's Totentanz.

      (Basel 1989). - Folio. 14 nn.Bll. (geheftetes Textheft) und 7 signierte, numerierte Graphiken. Lose in Orig.-Halbleinenmappe. Eines von 100 Ex. (Nr. 84). - Mit Beiträgen von Guido Bachmann, Martin Roda Becher, Adelheid Duvanel, Frank Geerk, Friederike Kretzen, Tadeus Pfeifer, Hansjörg Schneider und Rudolf Kelterborn sowie Orig.-Graphiken von Marianne Eigenheer, Werner Merkofer, Elisabeth Masé, Karl Heinz Müller, Daniel Spoerri, Hannes Vogel und Federico Winkler. Lang de [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        WORD ORDER.

      (Kenilworth, Warwicks., U.K.): Prest Roots Press, (1989)., (1989).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed folding maroon wrappers. There is creasing to the lower half of each wrap & the front edge of the rear wrap is lightly chipped. 24 pages. There is a light crease to the lower half of the rear endpaper. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>Rare in commerce.

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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        Werke - in 6 Bänden --- "Das Journalistische Werk" / "Romane und Erzählungen"

      Zustand: ungelesen !!! -- Ex Libris auf Vorsätzen - nur minimalste Lagerspuren / siehe Fotos / gebundene Ausgaben mit blauem Leinen und transparentem Schutzumschlag / 1. Auflage 1989 bis 1991 / --- Versand erfolgt als versichertes Paket / --------------------------------------------------------------------- Vollständige Dünndruckausgabe in 6 Bände: Das journalistische Werk: Band 1 - 1915-1923 Band 2 - 1924-1928 Band 3 - 1929-1939 Romane und Erzählungen: Band 4 - 1916-1929 Band 5 - 1930-1936 Band 6 - 1936-1940

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        [Celosia cristata].[Lekzigt near Dordrecht?, 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.

      Cf. Christie's, Dutch, Flemish and German drawings (Amsterdam, 21-11-1989), 126-129; for Gevers: Engel, Alphabetical list of Dutch zoological cabinets and menageries, pp. 93-95. Attractive watercolour drawing of a cockscomb (Celosia cristata), a plant with bright ornamental flowers native to the Asiatic tropics, with a diverse herbal use, cultivated in European gardens as early as 1570. The drawing is not signed, but can be easily attributed to the Dutch flower painter Jan Jansz. van der Vinne (1734-1805), one of the members of a family of notable artists.The watercolour has a 19th-century(?) inscription in pencil on the back: "Op Lekzigt in den Jare 1780 gewasschen" (Grown on Lekzigt in the year 1780), indicating that the plant illustrated was grown in 1780 in the gardens of Lekzigt, a country house near Dordrecht, likely owned by Aarnout Gevers (1714-1788), alderman of Rotterdam, as his wife Margaretha Maria Brouwer died there in 1784. The old index number ("3.11.65 Gevers") also indicates it belonged to a member of the Dutch Patrician family Gevers, all known collectors. Dozens of botanical drawings by the Van der Vinne family ended up at a Christies auction in 1989, but it didn't include our present drawing. This sale did include four other watercolours by Jan Jansz. van der Vinne, each with a Gevers reference number very close to the present and three with the same C & I Honig countermark.A 5 cm area of the paper's surface has been scraped away and part of one leaf of the plant has been painted over it. Further in very good condition.

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        German Periodicals with Original Graphics, 1890-1933. Handbuch der Original-Graphik in deutschen Zeitschriften, Mappenwerken, Kunstbüchern und Katalogen = HDO

      Düsseldorf: Edition GS, 1989-1994. 7 vols. + Index volume. Cloth in dust jacket. Illustrated. Text in German. Individual vols. available. Edition of 600 to 650 copies. Contains the illustrated catalogues of: Das Feld, Die Freude, Graphik der Neuzeit, Arno Holz, Die Insel, Das Kunstblatt, Die Kunst der Gegenwawrt, Das Neu Pathos Propylaen-Mappe et al. Almanach, Bauhaus, DADA, EOS, Eranos, Freie Secession Berlin, Holz, Das Kupferstich, Die Kunst des Radierens, Die schöne Rarität, Shakespeare-Visionen, Das Tribunal et al. PAN, Der Querschnitt, Graphische Jahr, Der Sturm, Staatlcihes Bauhaus Weimar et al. Die Aktion, Die Arbeit, Krieg und Kunst, Bauhaus, Saturn, Goltz et al. Brücke- Ausstellung, Das hoe Ufer, Kunst und Künstler, Neue Blätter für Kunst und Dichtung, Die rote Erde, Der Sturmreiter, Verein für Original-Radierung (Karlruhe), Der Zweemann et al. Der Bildermann, Bauhaus, Ganymed, Genius, Hyperion, Die Kart, Das Kestnerbuch, Kriegzeit, Marsyas, Pfister et al. As new.

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        20 Poemas de Amor y 1 Cancion Desesperada

      Poestenkill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 1989. Keever, Kim. Oblong folio. 106pp. One of twenty deluxe copies printed on papier de Chine and bound in flexible blue textured leather by Christian Zwang. With twenty-five linoleum cuts in several colors by Kim Keever. Signed by the artist. Keever's linocuts draw directly from the theme of love, with imagery of women and men and handwritten text. These are displayed to greatest effect in this deluxe edition, as the translucent Chinese paper allows the text and images to show through. Designed and printed by Gunnar Kaldewey, who combines the traditional with the experimental, bringing together the work of an early twentieth-century poet with the techniques and ideas of the late twentieth-century artist. In this work, Kaldewey utilizes an inventive index format in which the pages for each poem are one inch wider than the poem before, allowing for each section to be accessed easily and directly. The title page, as it were, is printed letter by letter across these tabs. Housed in a grey chemise and slipcase. Very fine. (Edition Kaldewey 15).

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        The Desert

      (Poestenkill, NY): Gunnar A. Kaldewey, 1989. Kaldewey, Gunnar A.. Oblong quarto. (10)ff. One of forty numbered copies, signed by the artist/printer, Gunnar Kaldewey. Consists of seven quasi-abstract black and white images of desertscapes, beautifully printed on paper made at the Press. Kaldewey traveled through several deserts in California in preparation for this book, and the book is accompanied by two cassette tapes containing recordings of daytime and nighttime desert sounds. In an elegant binding of tan boards by Christian Zwang. Book and tapes housed in a gray clamshell box with silver lettering to spine. A very fine copy. (Von Lucius, pp. 75-77).

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        Song of Songs

      1989. KALDEWEY PRESS. Song of Songs. Folio, loose as issued in handmade paper wrappers and linen folding box. Postenkill: Editions Kaldewey, 1990.

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        Celosia cristata].[Lekzigt near Dordrecht?, 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.

      - Cf. Christie's, Dutch, Flemish and German drawings (Amsterdam, 21-11-1989), 126-129; for Gevers: Engel, Alphabetical list of Dutch zoological cabinets and menageries, pp. 93-95. Attractive watercolour drawing of a cockscomb (Celosia cristata), a plant with bright ornamental flowers native to the Asiatic tropics, with a diverse herbal use, cultivated in European gardens as early as 1570. The drawing is not signed, but can be easily attributed to the Dutch flower painter Jan Jansz. van der Vinne (1734-1805), one of the members of a family of notable artists.The watercolour has a 19th-century(?) inscription in pencil on the back: "Op Lekzigt in den Jare 1780 gewasschen" (Grown on Lekzigt in the year 1780), indicating that the plant illustrated was grown in 1780 in the gardens of Lekzigt, a country house near Dordrecht, likely owned by Aarnout Gevers (1714-1788), alderman of Rotterdam, as his wife Margaretha Maria Brouwer died there in 1784. The old index number ("3.11.65 Gevers") also indicates it belonged to a member of the Dutch Patrician family Gevers, all known collectors. Dozens of botanical drawings by the Van der Vinne family ended up at a Christies auction in 1989, but it didn't include our present drawing. This sale did include four other watercolours by Jan Jansz. van der Vinne, each with a Gevers reference number very close to the present and three with the same C & I Honig countermark.A 5 cm area of the paper's surface has been scraped away and part of one leaf of the plant has been painted over it. Further in very good condition.

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        [Celosia cristata].[Lekzigt near Dordrecht?, 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.

      Cf. Christie's, Dutch, Flemish and German drawings (Amsterdam, 21-11-1989), 126-129; for Gevers: Engel, Alphabetical list of Dutch zoological cabinets and menageries, pp. 93-95. Attractive watercolour drawing of a cockscomb ( Celosia cristata ), a plant with bright ornamental flowers native to the Asiatic tropics, with a diverse herbal use, cultivated in European gardens as early as 1570. The drawing is not signed, but can be easily attributed to the Dutch flower painter Jan Jansz. van der Vinne (1734-1805), one of the members of a family of notable artists.The watercolour has a 19th-century(?) inscription in pencil on the back: "Op Lekzigt in den Jare 1780 gewasschen" (Grown on Lekzigt in the year 1780), indicating that the plant illustrated was grown in 1780 in the gardens of Lekzigt, a country house near Dordrecht, likely owned by Aarnout Gevers (1714-1788), alderman of Rotterdam, as his wife Margaretha Maria Brouwer died there in 1784. The old index number ("3.11.65 Gevers") also indicates it belonged to a member of the Dutch Patrician family Gevers, all known collectors. Dozens of botanical drawings by the Van der Vinne family ended up at a Christies auction in 1989, but it didn't include our present drawing. This sale did include four other watercolours by Jan Jansz. van der Vinne, each with a Gevers reference number very close to the present and three with the same C & I Honig countermark.A 5 cm area of the paper's surface has been scraped away and part of one leaf of the plant has been painted over it. Further in very good condition.

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        English Lantern Clocks

      Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1989. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The lantern clock, the earliest practical English domestic timekeeper, remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until is was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660s. This definitive study covers the history, mechanism, restoration and conservation of the lantern clock. It describes how English clockmaking was structured, as a well organised and integrated industry employing specialist craftsmen, long before the pendulum arrived. 8 colour illustrations, 850 black and white illustrations.

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        The Double Gun Journal: 66 Volume Boxed Set (Years 1989-2006)

      Double-Gun Journal, Inc.,, 1989-01-01. Bonded Leather. Like New. Signed. 66 volume set. Vols. 1, Issue 1 to Vol. 17, Issue 1. 28 cm. Fine brown leatherette, gilt ruled, with gold pictorial front covers. In slip cases. Fine bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. Autographed by Daniel Cote, limited edition, no. 1561/2824. Each year from 1990 to 2005 are in 4 volume slip cases. The premier volume, Winter 1989, and Spring 2006 are unboxed. The issues contains articles written by experts in the field and have illustrations and photographs throughout. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Annual of Ibero-Caucasian Linguistics, Academy Of Sciences Of The Georgian SSR; 17 vols. (including 1 duplicate)--Vols. I (1974) - XVI (1989), with 2 copies of vol. III

      Tbilisi: Mecniereba / Academy Of Sciences Of The Georgian SSR, 1989. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. Seventeen volumes. First editions, published 1974-1989. Softcovers, clean unmarked text, Very Good copies, name-stamp and small ink-notation on titlepages, a bit of dustiness to the books, some soiling or discoloration to the covers, light rubbing or wear to the edges of the covers. Text in Georgian and Russian, some articles also in English. Uncommon run.

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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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        MAGICIENS DE LA TERRE

      Martin, Jean-Hubert, Aline Luque, Mark Francis, Andre Magnin, Pierre Gaudibert, Thomas McEvilley, Homi Bhabha, Jacques Soulillou & Bernard Marcade. MAGICIENS DE LA TERRE. Paris: Editions Du Centre Pompidou, 1989. First Edition. Folio. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Exhibition Catalog. Fine/Fine. 272pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in French. This is the comprehensive hardbound catalogue published in conjunction with Jean-Hubert Martin's controversial yet landmark 1989 exhibition entitled "Magiciens de la Terre" at Paris' Centre Georges Pompidou that attempted to contrast the production of artists from Non-Western cultures creating in a contemporary vein with that of American and European artists utilizing global imagery in the context of their own work. Among the one hundred participants in this immense show were Marina Abramovic, Dennis Adams, John Baldessari, Jose Bedia, Alighiero e Boetti, Christian Boltanski, James Lee Byars, Francesco Clemente, Tony Cragg, Julio Galan, Hans Haacke, Rebecca Horn, Shirazeh Houshiary, Alfredo Jaar, Ilya Kabakov, On Kawara, Anselm Kiefer, John Knight, Barbara Kruger, Richard Long, Cildo Meireles, Juan Munoz, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, Sigmar Polke, Cheri Samba, Twins Seven Seven, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Jeff Wall, Lawrence Weiner, and Krzysztof Wodiczko. A bright, most handsome example of the uncommon 1989 Editions Du Centre Pompidou first edition of this vital document. 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. 2-85850-498-9 Inventory Number: 025320

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        Tudor Poetry and the Renaissance: Sir Thomas Wyatt, Francesco Petraca: Sonnets & Lyric Poems &c.

      London: Susan Allix, 1989. One of only 30 copies, this no.25, signed by the artist. Unbound sheets in a clamshell box. 16 etchings by Susan Allix, 12 in colour. Text in Latin and English hand set in 18 point Plantin with titles in Plantin and Cheltenham Bold, printed on Sauders Waterford paper.

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        Swan Song

      Arlington, Illinois, U.s.a.: Dark Harvest, June 1989 This is a copy of Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon, published by Dark Harvest. It is the Signed Limited Slipcased edition. It is number 185/650 copies.This book has been in my collection for almost 30 years. It is in as new condition and has never been read. The dust jacket has been Brodart protected ever since I purchased the book at a Dark Harvest publisher's event with Robert McCammon in attendance. Virtually everything about this book is in pristine condition. The book has been stored in a non-smoking, climate controlled environment. This would make a wonderful addition to any Robert McCammon fan's collection.NOTE: The ISBN referenced in this listing is for the Trade Hardcover Edition. However, there is no ISBN for the Signed Limited Edition, so I used the trade ISBN for the listing. I have included a picture of the limitation page as a reference. Also, the dust jacket for both limited and trade editions are the same. Please feel free to contact me with any question you may have about the book.

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        E. A. Samson und Delila (aus dem Zyklus Samson), Ätzung auf Zink

      Platte: 27 x 59 cm, Papier: 53 x 76,5 cm, signiert. Lewin, Michael: Alfred Hrdlicka. Das Gesamtwerk. Druckgraphik. Europaverlag Wien Zürich 1989, Kat.Nr. 117.

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        Proboscidea louisianica].[Netherlands, 2nd half of the 18th-century]. Watercolour on laid paper (40.5 x 27 cm) of a flowering Proboscidea louisianica, with fruit and a horned seedpod on the ground. In passepartout (55 x 40 cm).

      - For Schouman: De Bray, The art of the botanical illustration (1989), p. 48; Nagler XVII, pp. 532-534; Thieme & Becker XXX, p. 270. Beautiful watercolour drawing of a Proboscidea louisianica by the notable and versatile Dutch artist Aert Schouman (1710-1792). "He was best known for his ornithological studies rather than for his botanical work, but the latter are so pleasing, with the plants in their pale, scenic settings that do not distract the eye"(De Bray). This species, native to Mexico and the southern United States, is commonly known under a variety of names, including devil's claw and ram's horn. It's named after its claw-shaped seed pods, that appear as its fruit dries and the flesh falls away, leaving a hard beak that splits into two horns. Both the fruit and the seedpod are depicted.Like most of Schouman's botanical drawings, the present is unsigned as it was probably part of the artist's private collection of study drawings auctioned after his death in The Hague on 10/11 December 1792. We like to thank the Schouman expert Charles Dumas for his information and confirmation of the attribution. In very good condition, with a small faint waterstain on top and a couple specks.

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        Rhyme Stew - SIGNED by the Author

      Cape, 1989. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1989. A near fine book SIGNED to the front endpaper by Dahl. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little creasing to the head and tail of the spine.

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        Rhyme Stew

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, second printing. Signed by Roald Dahl on the front free end paper in black marker. Fine, with very light wear to spine ends and a small indentation to the rear board. In a Near Fine dust jacket with price intact though front flap slightly tripped along the vertical edge, and light surface indentations. A very bright copy.

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        o. T. [Bambusblätter]. Tuschzeichnung a. Japanpapier u. a. Holz aufgezogen..

      1989 30 x 25 cm, Tadell. Mit Stempel signiert. - Xinglai Yang (*1957). (nach Westen gegangener Taoist) heisst der gebürtige Chinese. Er wuchs in Kunming auf (Hauptstadt der chinesischen Provinz Yunnan und Schwesterstadt von Zürich). Mit 12 Jahren begann er 1971 beim berühmten chinesischen Künstler Guan Shanyue chinesische Tuschmalerei. Kalligrafie. Kunstgeschichte. Philosophie. Literatur und Tai Ji zu studieren. Diese Ausbildung dauert heute noch an. Ab 1980 studierte er zusätzlich an der Kunstakademie Yunnan und arbeitete anschliessend als Lehrer an der Universität Kunming für chinesische Kunst. Seit 1989 lebt Xinglai Yang in der Schweiz. Neben aktiver künstlerischer Tätigkeit hat er einen Lehrauftrag am Ostasiatischen Seminar der Universität Zürich und an der Schule für Gestaltung in Luzern. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - Zeichnung Asien China

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        Cockfighter Journal: The Story of a Shooting

      Neville Press 1989 - First edition, letter C of 26 copy lettered issue. Signed by Burke on rear limitation page. ii, 91 pp. Full black leather stamped in gilt. Fine in clear acetate wraps. Tiny wear spot at foot. Willeford's memoir of the filming of his Odyssey-inspired crime novel in 1974, posthumously-published. Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Great Flower Books 1700-1900. A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-Illustrated Flower Books. The Bibliography edited by Patrick M. Synge and compiled by W. T. Stern, Sabine Wilson and Handasyde Buchanan. With a foreword by S. Dillon Ripley.

      New York, The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989.. Quart, Org.-Ganzleinen mit illustr. Org.-SU, xi (+ i), 189 (+ 1) S., mit zahlreichen großformatigen Farbillustrationen, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. ISBN 0871132842. - ENGLISH: Quarto. Publisher‘s cloth with illustr. publisher‘s d/j, xi (+ i), 189 (+ 1) pp., with numerous colored illustrations, a well preserved copy.

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        Birds of Prey. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer, Malcolm Ellis, David Thelwell.

      New York, Gallery Books,1989.. Quart. Org.-Hardcover mit illustr. Org.-SU, 208 S., mit zahlreichen ganzeitigen Farbillustrationen, mit Anstreichungen im Impressum, sonst ein gutes Exemplar. ISBN 0831763817. - ENGLISH: Quarto. Publisher‘s hardcover with illustrated publisher‘s d/j, 208 pp., with numerous colored illustrations, with markings in the impressum, otherwise a good copy.

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        Lords of the Air The Smithsonian Book of Birds Introduction by S Dillon Ripley

      New York, Wings Books, 1989.. Quart, Org.-Hardcover mit illustr. Org.-SU, 288 S., mit zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. ISBN 0517147491. - ENGLISH: quarto, publisher‘s hardcover with illustr. publisher‘s d/j, 288 pp., with numerous colored illustrations, a well preserved copy.

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        A Prayer for Owen Meany

      New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1989. 8vo. Original cloth; original printed dust jacket. Signed on the title-page by Irving. As new.

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        Flight Of The Enola Gay

      Buckeye Aviation Book Co., Reynoldsburg, OH 1989 - Inscribed "Paul W. Tibbets / 9-24-91" in blue ink. On August 6th, 1945 Colonel Paul W. Tibbets, of the 509th Bomber Group and pilot of the Enola Gay, received his orders and in the early morning hours roared down a runway bound for Hiroshima. The B-29 Superfortress lifted off Tinian Island at 2:45AM for the six and one half hour flight to Hiroshima. At 31,600 feet, with a ground speed of 328 m.p.h., a bomb weighing 9,700 pounds, containing 137.5 pounds of Uranium 235 was released. The firebomb that erupted was equivalent of thirteen thousand tons of TNT and thousands of degrees hotteer than the surface of the sun. It melted granite and vaporized people leaving only their shadows on the few remaining buildings left standing in the city after the blast. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ARCHER IN AFRICA. By William Negley. Foreword by Harry Tennison. Special photographic section from the author's private collection.

      Amwell Press. Clinton, New Jersey. - 1989 1st edition. 4to (186 x 262mm). Ppxiv,235,i + 5pp notes pages. B/w photographs. Full textured brown leather, gilt elephant head and border to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk marker ribbon. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Fine in slipcase. Number 698 of 1000 copies. Signed by the author, William Negley, and NSFL President, Jim Rikhoff. "Negley recounts his adventures hunting the Big Five as well as other game in various African venues, all with bow and arrow. He also notes the experiences of other archers such as Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Bob Swinehart, et at." (Czech). Published by The Amwell Press for The National Sporting Fraternity Limited as the twenty-fourth book in its African Hunting Heritage Collection. Contents include:- Part One - The world's first elephant taken with bow and arrow: Would it really be the first? What about Howard Hill?; Preparation and training, mental and physical; The press and public reaction; Lion episode, with rifle; The elephant hunt; Safari news and media reaction; Part Two - The world's first Big Five taken with bow and arrow: Why hunt the Big Five?; The rhino and the leopard; The buffalo; The lion - a "first" on the Big Five; What about Bob Swinehart?; Part Three - More from Africa: Adversity and defeat in the land of plenty; Quality rhino and a disqualified lion; World record elephant and world record buffalo; The last hunts and Bwana Mishali; Reflections - Something of value. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Eyes Of Darkness

      Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights, IL 1989 - This is copy RR of 52 Lettered Copies signed by the author Dean R. Koontz and illustrator Phil Parks. Dark red leatherette, cover and spine stamped gilt. No jacket issued. Housed in a custom wodd Slipcase. Book Condition: As New: Sharp tight bright signed copy and Slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nohow On. With Etchings by Robert Ryman.

      The Limited Editions Club, Ohne Ort [New York] 1989 - 2 Blatt, 128 S., 1 Blatt. Etwas größerer schwarzer Orig.-Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel in mit grauem Samt ausgeschlagenen Orig.-Leinenkasten. Eins von 550 numerierten Exemplaren, deren Impressum von Samuel Beckett und Robert Ryman eigenhändig signiert wurde: "This edition consists of five hundred and fifty copies. Typset in English Monotype Bodoni at Golgonooza Letterfoundry with new descending characters from punches cut by Daniel Carr. The display type is Bauer Bodoni. The text was printed at The Shagbark Press on a paper made at Cartiere Enrico Magnani. The etchings were printed on arches at Wingate Studio and Renaissance Press. The design is by Benjamin Shiff. Copy number 459." "Die drei kurzen Texte 'Company', Ill Seen, Ill Said' und "Worstward Ho' des Schriftstellers Samuel Becket erschienen erstmalig Anfang der achtziger Jahre. Unter dem Titel 'Nohow On' zusammengefaßt und mit sechs Radierungen des 'Malers der weißen Quadrate' versehen, kamen sie 1989 bei der amerikanischen Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft 'The Limited Editions Club' heraus. Die von Ryman bevorzugte äußerste Sparsamkeit der künstlerischen Mittel zeigt Verwandtschaft mit der späten Sprache des Dichters Beckett, der sie fast bis zur Grenze des Schweigens löscht" (Papiergesänge 161). "Robert Ryman brings to this edition one of the most singular explorations in the visual arts. Staying within his strict field of expression he has focused on a necessary and inevitable element of modernism. His process is one of distillation and the miracle of these works is the essence of the moment captured in context with Beckett's prose. The images are firmly anchored in Beckett's text; to discover them is a breathtaking experience the committed reader will appreciate. The discovery of something profound in seeming nothingness, a metaphysical exploration of consciousness. The pages of this book are both intimate and monumental. They are extremely clean typographically so as not to interfere with the text, while the typeface, leading, and margins combine to give space and breath within a small format" (From the enclosed sheet of The Limited Editions Club). Der Leinenkasten am Rücken minimal aufgehellt, sonst schönes, nahezu neuwertiges Exemplar in einwandfreiem Zustand. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die schwarz-gelben Triumphe

      Press-line-Verl. 1989 Press-line-Verl.,Essen,1989. 220 S. mit zahlr. Abb., Pbd. - auf dem Vorsatz original signiert von der Mannschaft von Borussia Dortmund - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Fußball,Autographen

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        Swordsmen and Saurians

      Eclipse Books, Forestville, CA 1989 - Limited Edition. One of 10 lettered copies. This copy lettered "F" in gilt below the tipped-in original drawing by RGK. Slipcased. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Swordsmen and Saurians Slipcase Edition (Signed) (Limited Edition)

      Eclipse Books 1989 - Copy #50 from Signed Limited Edition of 175 with unique personal sketch by Krenkel. Eclipse Books 1989. Signed. Limited Edition. Slipcase. Book condition: NM - Near Mint. Black & White illustrations. Dust Jacket condition: VF - Very Fine. This is the Signed limited edition in white cloth, gilt tiled spine, pasted on colour print cover, decorated endpapers, in a matching white cloth slipcase with gilt titled spine and gilt initialed front and back. Introduction by William Stout. This edition is limited to 175 copies which contain an original sketch by Krenkel that is embossed with his monogram. This is copy #50. Subtitled From the Mesozoic to Barsoom, this profusely illustrated book shows all facets of Krenkel's astounding art. The chapter headings are Saurians; Early Mammals; Sabertooth Cats; Cavemen; Conan and the Three Kings; Swordsmen; Tarzan; Burroughs and Pellucidar; Barsoom; Science Fiction. A treat for all his legions of fans. Cover and interior are as new, slipcase has a faint mark to the right of the monogram and shows some signs of handling. Otherwise very fine to pristine. 152 pages. Size: 11" x 14" (290mm x 350mm). ISBN: 0913035734. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Stress of Her Regard

      Charnel House, 1989. one of two sets of the "blues," this set nicely bound in bright blue cloth [by the publisher]. [the other set, presumably, remains unbound]. 544 pp. Signed on the half-title by Powers, Koontz, and Blaylock. a nearly fine copy. the publisher's letter is laid in. Nicely inscribed by Powers "for ---, who has more states of this book than there even are!"

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        Drache, Heinz. - "Muschel im Meer".

      - Zeichnung / Tempera, 1989. Von Heinz Drache. 33,5 x 26,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert und datiert. Verso in Bleistift betitelt. - Nachlass Nr. 9840. - Sehr schön erhalten. Heinz Drache (1929 Dresden - 1989 Radebeul). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1948-53 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK) bei Hans Theo Richter, Josef Hegenbarth, Fritz Dähn und Max Erich Nicola. Danach Aspirantur bei Heinz Lohmar. Ab 1953 freischaffend tätig. Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1960-80 Gestalter beim DEFA-Trickfilmstudio in Dresden. Ab 1981 wieder freischaffend in Radebeul-Oberlößnitz. Neben Grafik und Malerei schuf er Wandgemälde u.a. für die Lagerhalle des VEB Kaffee und Tee, die Mittelschule Oberlößnitz und den Dresdner Kulturpalast. 1956 Kunstpreis der Stadt Dresden. 1973 und 1979 Goldene Lorbeer des Fernsehens der DDR. 1983 Kunstpreis der Stadt Radebeul. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        PRINCE OF TIDES Original Script for the 1991 Film Directed By Barbra Streisand and Starring Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, and Blythe Danner

      Barwood Films, Hollywood, CA 1989 - Original Script; THE PRINCE OF TIDES, Screenplay by Pat Conroy and Becky Johnston, based on the novel by Pat Conroy. Director's Draft, dated December 6, 1989. Title page, 121 pages, 8 1/2" by 11", all white, powder blue rear cover page, pinned in plastic clear plastic covers with black plastic spine. SIGNED in bold black marker on title page - " Best Wishes Nick Nolte". Near Fine, slight soiling to rear blue cover, in Near Fine plastic covers, an approx. 1/2" by 4" chip at the bottom edge of the covers. PRINCE OF TIDES was released in 1991. It was produced by Cis Corman and Barbra Streisand, directed by Streisand, and starred Streisand, Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, and George Carlin. It received 7 Oscar and 3 Golden Globe nominations, its only win being the Golden Globe to Nick Nolte for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        DOLAN'S CADILLAC

      Northridge, California: Lord John Press, 1989.. Octavo, gray marbled boards with black quarter leather spine panel. First edition. 1476 copies printed of which this is copy 166 of 250 numbered copies signed by King bound in quarter leather and marbled boards comprising part of the "deluxe" issue. Basis for a feature film with Christian Slater (2009). A fine copy without dust jacket or slipcase as issued. (#128846)

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        Viterbo delle Delizie - la camera delle belle castellane, cortigiane, dominatrici

      Franco Maria Ricci, 1989. Formato: 30x30 Legatura: In seta nera Orient, con plancetta a colori, impressioni in oro e astuccio Num. Pagine: 127 Illustrazioni di Araldo De Luca e altri - 89 Tavole Particolari: Edizione Italiana, inglese - Carta a mano, Ingres, azzurra, Cartiere Mili

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