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        MAKING OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER OF 1928.|THE

      Chiswick Book Shop, N.P. 1990 - folio. cloth, leather spine label, slipcase. xviii, 75+(1) pages. Accompanied by an Original Leaf Printed on Vellum at the Merrymount Press. Limited to 285 copies printed at A. Colish, Inc. with typography by Jerry Kelly (Leaf Book - Chalmers 192). History of the production of this famous book designed and printed by D.B. Updike including information from the files of Bruce Rogers and Stanley Morison. Presentation from the author on the colophon page. cloth, leather spine label, slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Schwindel. Gefühle. (Die andere Bibliothek [73.]. Herausgegeben von Hans Magnus Enzensberger.) [Vertigo.]

      Eichborn Verlag (Franz Greno), Frankfurt am Main (Nördlingen) 1990 - Illustrated mostly with photographic reproductions. First edition. Printed in black and green. In original hard paper, bound by G. Lachenmaier, housed in tracing paper folder. Presentation copy. Sebald's (1944-2001) novel in four sections. First is the biography of Stendhal; second is two travelogue one by an unnamed narrator whose biography resembles Sebald's, the other is an epistle from the life of Casanova who is also featured; third is on Kafka; and the fourth is a nostalgic recounting of the narrator's visit to his hometown in Germany. "Vertigo" considerer as part of a trilogy together with "The Emigrants" and "The Rings of Saturn". Inscribed to Armin Abmeier (1944-2012), German publisher and collector of first editions, illustrated books and comics. In original hard paper, bound by G. Lachenmaier, housed in tracing paper folder First edition. Printed in black and green [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        The Keys of This Blood: The Struggle for World Dominion Between Pope John Paul II, Mikhail Gorbachev and the Capitalist West

      USA Simon & Schuster 1990. 734 pages. Index. Upon front free endpaper is handwritten in ink "for Bonnie Anderson with a blessing for courage, Malachi 05/28/94. "Reveals the untold story behind the Vatican's role in the collapse of the Iron Curtain, as well as Pope John Paul's far-reaching assessment of the three-way contest now unfolding among the global powers - the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev, the capitalist nations of the West, and the Pope's own universal Roman Church. - a winner-take-all race against time and each other to establish, maintain, and control the first one-world government that has ever existed on the face of the earth." - from dust jacket. Tight and square. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. Signed First Printing Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Printing. VG

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Execution.

      [Londen], eigen beheer, 1990. 37,5 x 31,2 cm. Halfleer met opgezette platten in handbeschilderd foedraal (Binderij Phoenix). 35 bladen, geheel bedrukt in zwart en kleuren in 40 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk.* Reusachtig en diep indrukwekkend kunstenaarsboek, geïnspireerd door het bekende schema van Jan Tschichold voor de ideale plaats van een tekst op een pagina. Met heftige teksten/ gedichten en al even heftige, vrij abstracte beelden en duistere kleuren. Dit exemplaar is niet genummerd of gesigneerd door de kunstenaar, maar wel gebonden in een bijzondere band door David Simaleavich.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Hoffman's honger. Roman.

      - Amsterdam, De Bezige Bij, 1990. Halfmarokijn met lederen platten in cassette (Binderij Phoenix; gesigneerd). (2), 296, (2) p. 1e druk.* Een unieke luxe boekband, met gebruikmaking van onafgesneden katernen vervaardigd door Philipp Janssen in 1994, ten behoeve van een door David Simaleavich bedachte boekbindwedstrijd - die nooit doorgang vond. Het boek is met 'aufgesetzten Deckeln' gebonden: de rug is van donkergeel marokijn en bedrukt in bruin, de platten zijn bekleed met bruin krokodillenleer, de cassette is uitgevoerd in lichtbruin karton en afgezet met een donkerbruine marokijnen voorrand. Het lederen kapitaaltje is in weer een andere tint bruin. Een even stoere als smakelijke band: Philipp Janssen op z'n best!Dialoog tussen Hoffman en een meisje op p. 180 van deze roman:'Ik maakte maar een grapje,' zei hij. 'Ik hou van alles.''Echt alles?''Ik geloof 't wel, ja.''Ook van krokodil?''Ja. Heb ik wel eens gegeten.'Door een zeer verbaasde auteur gesigneerd op de titelpagina: 'Voor Philip[p]/ Leon de Winter/ 29.3.1995'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis - Paulbooks]
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        I Shall Not Be Moved

      New York: Random House 1990 - 8vo., purple boards and black cloth lettered in gilt; pictorial dust jacket. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed: “Dear Louise Meriwether, Always Love and Joy! Maya Angelou, 4/17/2014”; with a note in Meriwether’s hand indicating her dust jacket endorsement ---- Acclaimed author and tireless activist, Louise Meriwether earned a permanent place among literati whose writings reassess the African American experience. Her most enduring novels like "Daddy Was a Number Runner" (with a foreword by James Baldwin) drew high praise from her intimate friend of four decades, Maya Angelou. Meriwether contributed dust jacket blurbs for several of Angelou's works (including this volume) and was a dedicatee of her "The Heart of a Woman." Shortly after Angelou's death in May 2014, Meriwether recalled, "I had told her a little while ago, I said, 'Maya, you know one thing. You gonna die with your boots on,' and she said, 'Yeah, because I never take them off.'" An extraordinary association copy. LMC: a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Nuova Raccolta Colombiana or; Christopher Columbus, The Journal Account of the First Voyage and Discovery of the indies (English Edition) 14 Vol in 10

      Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca Dello State, Libreria Dello Stato, Rome; (1990-1997) - Translated into English by Marc A. Beckwith and several others, 10 vol in 14 and complete with the large folio atlas volume. A marvelous production printed on quality watermarked paper, illustrated with many color-plates, many folding. Atlas volume contains reproductions in color of the original sea charts all on tabs. Originally published in a small 27 volume Italian edition to commemorate the five-hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492, Nuova Raccolta Columbiana in the English edition is considered the definitive scholarly set. Here the set is complete in 10 volumes in 14 parts. Vol. VIII and X will be issued only in CD-rom format. Besides the important international scholars, it comprises all of Columbus' journals and reports, with maps and charts for an accurate historical and geographical reconstruction of his voyages; other works by writers who were contemporaries (or shortly thereafter his death), newly edited documents with updated research and some new insights on geographical aspects of his discoveries and personal vision of events and the vicissitudes of all four voyages. The English edition was translated under the direction of Ohio State and a team of American experts. The final two volumes will be published on CD-Rom. The volumes are as follows: I. The journal; account of the first voyage and discovery of the Indies (2 vol) ; II. The discovery of the new world in the writings of Peter Martyr of Anghiera; Vol. III. Ligururia and Genoa in the time of Columbus; Vol. IV. History concerning the life and deeds of Columbus (2 vol); Vol. V. Christopher Columbus's discoveries in the testimonials of Diego Alvarez Chancha and Andres Bernaldez; Vol. VI. Accounts and letters of the second, third and fourth voyages (2 vol) ; Vol. VII. The ships of Christopher Columbus; [Vol. VIII will be issued only in CD]; Vol. IX. Columbia Atlas of the Great Discovery (note: 38 x 50 cm); [Vol. X will be issued only in CD]; Vol. XI. Columbia iconography; Vol. XII. The Genoese cartographic tradition and Christopher Columbus. Slipcases were issued on the two volume sets only and are present here. All volumes bound in original paper covered boards. A fine set. Size: Quartos with Folio Atlas

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Le Costume Populaire Provencal

      France Edisud 1990. Text in French. The Folk Costume of Provence A comprehensive study of French folk costume and accessories with sections of the book devoted to mens/womens/regional dress. High quality Illustration. DJ sl. grubby. 223pp

      [Bookseller: Felicity J Warnes]
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        George Perez Portfolio : featuring covers from Batman and the New Titans, plus four new illustrations [SIGNED by the artist]

      DC Comics 1990 - SIGNED by George Perez on the front of the folder. Desc.: Portfolio folder (42 x 27cm) of 13 b/w prints (39 x 26cm). Subjects: George Perez -- Comic book art -- Comics -- DC Comics -- Batman -- New Titans. The illustrated stiff-card portfolio folder is in a very good condition, with some creasing and edge nicks evident. All the prints are in a fine and clean condition. Overall, this unique collection remains particlularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        André Kertész

      Milano: Motta, 1990. Prima edizione italiana di 1000 copie. ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. Prefazione di Cornell Capa. Saggio di Hal Hinson. A cura di Susan Harder e Hiroji Kubota. 175 immagini riprodotte in facsimile in bianco e nero, a piena pagina e n.t. Pubblicato in associazione con l'International Center of Photography Monografia con alcune delle più belle immagini dell'artista: le iniziali scene idilliache dell'Ungheria negli anni che precedettero la prima guerra mondiale e gli studi curiosamente delicati di truppe da combattimento durante il conflitto. I capolavori di Parigi eseguiti da Kertész includono ritratti di Colette, Eisenstein ed altri artisti di primo piano; i nudi distorti; e perfetti colpi d'occhio dei parchi e delle strade della Città di Luce. Le immagini dai viaggi in Giappone e della lunga permanenza nel Greenwich Village a New York. Volume stampato e rilegato in Giappone

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Sunglasses After Dark

      London: Kinnell, 1990. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 3/4 Tan Morocco Leather Hardcover. Fine (as new). Unique Founder's Copy, First Hardcover Edition. Private Press, Limited. UNIQUE "FOUNDER'S COPY" OF FIRST HARDCOVER EDITION. Bound up from the first sheets supplied to the publisher from the printer. This copy was specially bound for the founder of Kinnell Publications Limited, in three-quarter tan Morocco (goat-skin) with gold lettering on a red Morocco lettering piece, gold stamping, raised bands, and with top and fore-edge gilt. This copy, AND THIS COPY ONLY, has a colophon. This copy, then, is the very first copy of the first hardcover edition, in a unique and handsome binding. Fine (our highest grade). This state not issued in dust jacket. WITH a signed letter of provenance from Kinnell's founder, A. E. Cunningham. WITH an unfolded copy of the dust jacket..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        THE NAVAJO CODE TALKERS

      Pittsburgh:: Dorrance Publishing,, 1990. Fine. SIGNED BY SEVENTEEN NAVAJO CODE TALKERS INCLUDING ALBERT SMITH, (PRESIDENT 4TH MAR. DIV., 4TH SIG, CO.), PAUL BLATCHFORD, BILL TOLEDO, HAROLD Y. FOSTER, GEORGE SMITH, AND OTHERS. Inscribed with division numbers. A Fine hardback Seventh Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo. 170 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        SERADOUR 20 ans de peinture.

      Seguier 1990 - Grand in-4 pleine toile sous jaquette illustrée en couleurs de l'éditeur. Trés nombreuses illustrations en couleurs et en noir hors-texte de Guy SERADOUR. Avant propos de Paul GUTH. EXEMPLAIRE ENRICHI D'UN GRAND DESSIN ORIGINAL A L'ENCRE DE CHINE SIGNE DE SERADOUR SUR LA PREMIERE GARDE AVEC UN ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNE DE SERADOUR A PAUL GUTH. Exemplaire en parfait état Beaux-Arts peinture dessin envoi [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Secularisations and Their Debates: Perspectives on the Return of Religion in the Contemporary West Secularisations and Their Debates: Perspectives on the Return of Religion in the Contemporary West

      Springer, 1990-09-24. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :1990-09-24 Pages: 250 Language: English Publisher: Springer This volume explores timely topics in contemporary political and social debates. including: the new atheisms. the debate between Habermas and the Pope on the fate of modernity. and the impact of new scientific developments on traditional religions Secularisations and Their Debates: Perspectives on the Return of Religion in the Contemporary West (Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultur... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

      Easton Press, Norwalk, CT 1990 - First edition of the Easton Press edition. Octavo, black leather with gilt titles and tooling to the front and rear panels. All edges gilt, silk ribbon bound in. In fine condition. Although not called for, this copy is signed by Kesey in three different shades. In fine condition. Illustrated by Kent Bash. Includes the publisher's note about the book and its author. Published in February 1962, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was a great critical and commercial success. Over the subsequent decades the book's reputation and readership swelled as millions recognized Kesey's psychiatric ward as a not-so-fantastic metaphor for a modern world in which bureaucracy and technology combine to diminish humanity, individuality and diversity. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Works of Ernest Hemingway (17 Volumes)

      Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1990. Seventeen volumes (out of 19 total). Volumes range from Near Fine to Fine condition, some showing light wear such as light soiling, light wear, with a few volumes showing or chipping or loss to gilt or color stamping, Easton Press book plate attached in some volumes, with one book plate appearing to be missing. A few volumes show light wear to the leather at the corners of the binding. Titles are as follows: The Snows of Kilimanjaro, To Have and to Have Not, A Moveable Feast, The Garden of Eden, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, Men Without Women, Islands in the Stream, The Dangerous Summer, Death in the Afternoon, In Our Time, The Torrents of Spring, The Fifth Column, Across the River and Through the Trees, Winner Take Nothing, The Sun Also Rises. Sorry, international shipping is not available on this set.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Porti di mare

      Udine: Art&, 1990. Prima edizione (First edition). ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Presentazione di Aldo Rossi e testo di Roberta Valtorta. 76 fotografie in bianco e nero di Gabriele Basilico Progetto grafico di Maurizio Zanuso [Basilico, 2006]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Alphabet Inutile, by William-Anthony Caswell

      (Paris: Eric Lefebvre, 1990). (64)ff., frenchfold. One of 26 lettered copies, signed by the artist. Each letter is illustrated with two pages of etchings by Righi: one bearing an abstract shape, and another with decorative, hand-etched text. An alphabet book in French, featuring comically nonsensical definitions of words that begin with each letter. Printed on Japanese paper and stab-bound. Housed within a slipcase and a black cloth chemise, which has etched copper printing plates mounted to the covers. The plates are for the two pages that accompany the letter "W" in the book. (2 1/4 by 1 3/4; 56x45mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        *BROCKHAUS RIEMANN MUSIK LEXIKON* 5 Bände in Kassette(vollständig)! Band I: A - D; Band II: E - K; Band III: L - Q; Band IV: R - Z. ; Band V: Ergänzungsband.

      Mainz, B. Schott's Söhne 1990 (bis 1975). ca. 5000 Seiten 8°, Taschenbuch 3. Auflage - **SEHR GUTER ZUSTAND!** Mit Kassette.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Holger Schankin, Einz]
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        British Privateering Enterprise in the Eighteenth Century

      University of Exeter Press, Exeter, Devon, UK 1990 - Exeter Maritime Studies No. 4. As new clean bright, tight. Black cloth. Fine dust jacket in paper-lined mylar cover. BUYER: Due to the value of this book, I strongly recommend opting for Priority Mail if you are not in the Southwest region of the United States. Media Mail is moved with Parcel Post via ground transportation and is more likely to be damaged. Your call. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coalesce Bookstore]
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        Sharpe's Waterloo

      Collins 1990 - Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18 June 1815. Published by Collins, London: 1990. This lovely UK 1st edition 1st printing 8vo hardcover is in Very Fine condition, appearing unread and as new. The dustjacket is also unclipped and in Very Fine condition. Signed by the author on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        Travelling the World: The Illustrated Travels of Paul Theroux

      London: Sinclair-Stevenson. (1990). First. First edition. Quarto. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to his brother-in-law and sister: "To Jack & Mary. Merry Christmas 1990! With love, Paul." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sehen, Gestalten und Fotografieren. ( 6418 376). Mit 60 Übungsaufgaben von Ernst A. Weber (Autor)

      Walter, 1990. 1990. Softcover. Good.  25 x 20 x 1,6 cm. "Sehen, Gestalten und Fotografieren" hilft in knapper und verständlicher Form, Bilder (in schwarzweiss und Farbe) inhaltlich und formal besser zu gestalten. Es führt durch eine systematischen Schulung des Sehens zu bewusstem Erkennen und Können. Der Bildanalyse fällt hierbei die grösste Bedeutung zu. Das Erlernen der Analysetechnik schärft das Beurteilungsvermögen für Motive und fördert die Selbstverwirklichung durch bessere eigene Aufnahmen. 60 Übungsaufgaben ermöglichen es dem Leser, die neu erworbenen Kenntnisse durch aktives Mitarbeiten zu vertiefen und eine Erfolgskontrolle, die den eigenen Fortschritt erkennen lässt, durchzuführen. Neben diesem, ausschliesslich der Bildgestaltung gewidmeten Band, erschien von dem Autor auch das Standardlehrwerk der angewandten Fotografie, das "Fotopraktikum". "Sehen, Gestalten und Fotografieren" hilft in knapper und verständlicher Form, Bilder (in schwarzweiss und Farbe) inhaltlich und formal besser zu gestalten. Es führt durch eine systematischen Schulung des Sehens zu bewusstem Erkennen und Können. Der Bildanalyse fällt hierbei die grösste Bedeutung zu. Das Erlernen der Analysetechnik schärft das Beurteilungsvermögen für Motive und fördert die Selbstverwirklichung durch bessere eigene Aufnahmen. 60 Übungsaufgaben ermöglichen es dem Leser, die neu erworbenen Kenntnisse durch aktives Mitarbeiten zu vertiefen und eine Erfolgskontrolle, die den eigenen Fortschritt erkennen lässt, durchzuführen. Neben diesem, ausschliesslich der Bildgestaltung gewidmeten Band, erschien von dem Autor auch das Standardlehrwerk der angewandten Fotografie, das "Fotopraktikum".

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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        Die Skulptur der Renaissance in Italien, in 2 Bdn , Bd 1, Donatello und seine Zeit [Gebundene Ausgabe] Joachim Poeschke (Autor), Albert Hirmer (Autor), Irmgard Ernstmeier-Hirmer (Autor), Irmgard Ernstmeier- Hirmer (Autor) Hiermit liegt die maßgebliche Publikation des Hirmer Verlages zur Skulptur der Renaissance in Italien in zwei selbständigen Bänden vollständig vor Ohne Übertreibung darf die Feststellung gewagt werden, daß der neue Hirmer-Band das beste Abbildungskompendium zur italienischen Skulptur der Frührenaissance darstellt, das jemals veröffentlicht wurde Die Aufnahmen sind von technisch zum Teil überwältigender Brillanz, doch sie verzichten auf allegestaltendeEffekthascherei Das Ergebnis übertrifft jede Erwartung (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) Ein Werk ist gelungen, das im Dokumentationsteil die wissenschaftliche Forschung verarbeitet hat und deshalb lange als Referenz dienen wird Mit Spannung darf man den Folgeband abwarten (Deutsche Tagespo

      Bd.1: Hirmer, 1990. 1990. Hardcover. Good. 32,4 x 25,3 x 4,2 cm. Hiermit liegt die maßgebliche Publikation des Hirmer Verlages zur Skulptur der Renaissance in Italien in zwei selbständigen Bänden vollständig vor.Ohne Übertreibung darf die Feststellung gewagt werden, daß der neue Hirmer-Band das beste Abbildungskompendium zur italienischen Skulptur der Frührenaissance darstellt, das jemals veröffentlicht wurde. Die Aufnahmen sind von technisch zum Teil überwältigender Brillanz, doch sie verzichten auf allegestaltendeEffekthascherei. Das Ergebnis übertrifft jede Erwartung. (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) Ein Werk ist gelungen, das im Dokumentationsteil die wissenschaftliche Forschung verarbeitet hat und deshalb lange als Referenz dienen wird. Mit Spannung darf man den Folgeband abwarten. (Deutsche Tagespost) Joachim Poeschke, Professor für Kunstgeschichte an der Universität Münster, Kenner der Kunst Italiens und Autor der vierbändigen Edition des Hirmer Verlages zur italienischen Skulptur des Mittelalters und der Renaissance. Hiermit liegt die maßgebliche Publikation des Hirmer Verlages zur Skulptur der Renaissance in Italien in zwei selbständigen Bänden vollständig vor.Ohne Übertreibung darf die Feststellung gewagt werden, daß der neue Hirmer-Band das beste Abbildungskompendium zur italienischen Skulptur der Frührenaissance darstellt, das jemals veröffentlicht wurde. Die Aufnahmen sind von technisch zum Teil überwältigender Brillanz, doch sie verzichten auf allegestaltendeEffekthascherei. Das Ergebnis übertrifft jede Erwartung. (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) Ein Werk ist gelungen, das im Dokumentationsteil die wissenschaftliche Forschung verarbeitet hat und deshalb lange als Referenz dienen wird. Mit Spannung darf man den Folgeband abwarten. (Deutsche Tagespost) Joachim Poeschke, Professor für Kunstgeschichte an der Universität Münster, Kenner der Kunst Italiens und Autor der vierbändigen Edition des Hirmer Verlages zur italienischen Skulptur des Mittelalters und der Renaissance.

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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        British Rave Flyers

      England. 1990-1996. A collection of 220 English Rave flyers from 1990 to 1996 advertising rave parties throughout the country with groundbreaking acts such as The Prodigy, Justin Berkman, and Adam Realtime. The flyers range from do-it-yourself photocopies to glossy poster-sized prints exhibiting the range of the rave scene in early 90's Britain. Complete with images of Technicolor drugs, popular cartoon characters, naked women and with telephone numbers and occasional maps to locations. All the flyers are near fine or better with slight wear with a few scattered duplicates. A partial list of DJs and clubs available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SEXUAL PERSONAE: ART AND DECADENCE FROM NEFERTITI TO EMILY DICKINSON

      New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 718 pages. The author's breakthrough debut book. One of the most sensational literary debuts of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a hardcover original by a University Press. Presents Camille Paglia's breakthrough book. Twenty years in the making (the basis was her doctoral thesis, supervised by her mentor, Harold Bloom, our greatest living literary critic), it took Camille Paglia almost as long to get the book published, with a string of seven rejections by commercial publishing houses. "Sexual Personae" is the most audacious and rebarbative work of literary and cultural criticism of the last decade of the 20th century, by a writer who openly proclaims herself to be the authentic voice of the rebellious and influential "Sixties Generation". Paglia is actually quite rigorous and old-fashioned when it comes to her scholarship. Her erudition is breathtaking, and her book is studded with arresting insights that will surprise and unsettle many readers. An intellectual is valuable not because of the answers he or she gives (that role belongs to the so-called pundit) but because of the questions he or she asks. In her own singularly dramatic, over-the-top, and compelling manner, Camille Paglia is, in effect, calling for another Cultural Revolution, which will finally free Americans and the West of the shackles of its Judaeo-Christian "Puritan" legacy (mainly, institutional religion and the pernicious culture of political correctness) and bring about a return to the glories of the Graeco-Roman "pagan" past, which she argues is deeply repressed yet very much alive. Even if she will always be misunderstood, Camille Paglia has pulled off a genuine triumph: "Sexual Personae" is an enduring contribution, one that she has not herself surpassed, her two brilliant collections of essays being an application to contemporary issues of the ideas in her ground-breaking book. An absolute "must-have" title for Camille Paglia collectors. This copy is very prominently, thoughtfully, and beautifully signed, dated (before official publication), and inscribed in blue pen on the front free endpaper by the author: "For Kent - SP and its author thank you for your heroic proofreading, which caught so many errors and kept these creamy pages pristine! Camille December 1989". Kent Christensen is a close friend of Paglia, is mentioned in the Acknowledgments Page, and proof-read at least one more Paglia book, "Break, Blow, And Burn". Her thank-you note (in her beautiful handwriting) to her vigilant and erudite proof-reader comes with another page-long note from her, commenting on the book's choice of words and overall literary style, which sounds exactly like her non-stop speech. Please note: Kent underlined some passages in the book that unmistakably meant the most to him as reader and proof-reader. This title is a great book. This is the only such signed copy of the true First Edition/First Printing available online and is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Beware: Almost all other copies available online have serious flaws or are subsequent printings. A rare, one-of-a-kind signed copy thus. One of the most important and influential living American intellectual voices. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER CAMILLE PAGLIA TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0300043961.

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        Bouquet No. 1 - 6

      Paris: , [c. 1990]. Set of 6 Lithographs. Hand coloured. 54 x 42 cm. Very good condition. Signed in pencil bottom right.

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        Hide & Seek

      London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1990. First edition. Octavo, original red cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by author who has added the last lines of this work as follows, "He brought out a metal detector bin from beneath the desk, dropped the photographs into it, and lit the match, holding it over the bin, as he had done so many times before. Ian Rankin" Fine in a fine dust jacket. With "Ian Rankin, you cannot go wrong," said The Boston Globe; "he is up there among the best crime novelists at work today" (Michael Connelly). Rankin has created "a superior series," declared The New York Times Book Review. He is a "a novelist of great scope, depth, and power" (Jonathan Kellerman).

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        Carrer de Wagner., Dieci acqueforti originali di Antoni Tàpies.

      Edicions T, Barcelona 1990 - In folio; pp. 16 non num. 6, di testo su carta a mano pesante con barbe. Si tratta di 13 componimenti poetici di Joan Brossa scritti tra il 1941 e 1987 illustrati da 10 belle acqueforti originali a colori di Tàpies, di cui la prima e l'ultima firmate e numerate a matita dal Maestro. Ril. brochure edit. illustrata, contenuta in elegante custodia con titoli al dorso ed incisione a secco al piatto. Bella edizione limitata a complessivi 165 esemplari numerati, con firme del Poeta (1919-1998) e dell'Artista al colophon. I primi 45 esempl. costituiscono l'edizione di testa contenente una suite delle incisioni num. e firm. a matita; questo nostro esempl.; n.°42/150 per altro perfetto; è purtroppo mancante di tale suite, rimossa dal precedente propietario. Volume raro e ricercato.(Vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 243 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Middle Passage

      New York: Atheneum. 1990. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by Johnson to a fellow author, and former colleague at Bennington: "For Nick Delbanco, with profound admiration & lifelong friendship. Charles Johnson. 1/28/92." Laid in is an Autograph Postcard Signed from Johnson to Delbanco, as well as Delbanco's printed introductory notes to a reading by Johnson. An exceptional novel, a tour de force about a freed slave who, to his horror, stows away on a slave ship headed for Africa. National Book Award winner. A wonderful association copy. .

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        Organometallic Chemistry

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1990. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60245170; EAN: 9780851866710

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        Islands and Maritime Boundaries of the Gulf 1798-1960 20 Volume Hardback Set Including Boxed Maps

      Archive Editions Ltd, 1990. New. SKU: MM-60361056; EAN: 9781852072759

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        Jinta County (1990-2008) (Set up and down volume)(Chinese Edition) JIN TA XIAN ZHI ( 1990 2008 NIAN ) ( TAO ZHUANG SHANG XIA JUAN )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages Number: 1316 Language: Chinese. Urn County (1990-2008) (Set up and down volume) to the Constitution of the People's Republic of China as the criteria. strict compliance with the State Council Regulations on the Work of local history. Marxism-Leninism. Mao Zedong Thought. Deng Xiaoping Theory and Three Represents important thought and the scientific concept of development as a guideline to adhere to dialectical materialism. historical materialism and pragmatic point of view. Ad... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        FIELD OF VISION

      (np): (privately printed), 1990. First edition. Privately printed by Peter Fallon for Heaney's 1990 Christmas greeting card. Illustration on front cover by Catherine Ann Heaney. Aprx 6x8.25 inches. Single card stock folded in half as issued. Signed by Heaney. Text is the title poem. Fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Greeting Card.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        JURASSIC PARK [ Signed 1st ]

      Franklin Library, 1990, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingFine. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines, gilt lettering and design work, all edges gilt, silk end papers, attached page marker. Pristine. ; Signed by Michael Crichton. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author

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        Westwind

      London, Barrie and Jenkins, 1990., 1990. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 224. Hardcover in dustwrapper. INSCRIBED by the author on title page to 'Apple' Jon Curt, flat-mate and fellow student of English at Edinburgh University, who graduated with first class honours but then abandoned his doctoral thesis after a year. By way of compensation Rankin made him the pithy 'Dr. Curt', forensic pathologist of the Rebus novels. Rankin has inscribed 'In memory of our Wagner sessions'. Flyleaf with Curt's 'Apple' ownership stamp. Book and wrapper both near fine. As a general rule, books signed by Rankin are not scarce; Important inscriptions are, and this has a wonderful association.

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        Nellens

      (Brussels): Roulanta Art Books. (1990). First. First edition. Quarto. Text in German, Dutch, French, and English. Fine in about fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Roger Nellens over three pages which includes a mixed media collage and drawings by the artist, using magazine clippings, features, markers, and poster paint. .

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