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        Juke Joint

      University Press of Mississippi, Mississippi 1990 - SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION OF 100 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NO. 95 AND IS SIGNED BY BOTH BARRY IMES AND RICHARD FORD. Stunning collection of 58 brightly colored photographs by Imes of down and dirty juke joints throughout Mississippi that he took during the 1980s. Enclosed in publisher's glazed black board pictorial slipcase. Very faint and tiny crease to the white margins of the last 2 pgs. of the introduction which looks like it might be from a reader or maybe done in the binding. There are also 1 or 2 faint small scratches to the black border of the slipcase. Near fine/near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        Choses rapportées du Japon

      Fontfroide, Fata morgana 1990 - Livre d'occasion 28 x 23 cm, en feuilles, couverture imprimée à rabats, coffret de l'Atelier Duval recouvert d'une lithographie en couleurs, 32 pp., trois eaux-fortes en couleurs sur feuilles volantes. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 50 exemplaires de tête sur vélin d'Arches illustrés de trois lithographies en couleurs signées par Alechinsky, tirées par l'atelier Clot, Bramsen et Georges, et enrichis d'une suite de trois eaux-fortes en couleurs, tirées par Robert Dutrou, signées par Alechinsky, sur feuilles volantes (seuls les exemplaires de tête contiennent cette suite). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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      Santa Cruz: The Quail Press, 1990. First Edition. hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. A beautiful and ambitious book. Tom Killion. Folio (10-1/4" x 13") bound in half russet morocco and linen sides and printed on hand-made Japanese Torinoko paper. [v], 103 pages. Nine years in the making, this beautiful travel diary (North America, Europe, and Africa) was written and illustrated by Killion with relief engravings, linocuts, monochrome woodcuts, and 21 multi-colored woodcuts. On the colophon page the artist/author describes the process of making this book: "WALLS is the product of a long gestation—even for a book. I originally intended only to reproduce an illustrated travel diary from a journey I made in 1976-1977. I began carving the blocks for WALLS in 1981 and, in a burst of impetuosity, I printed a dated title page in 1983. The book fell victim to more pressing demands, however, which included further travels in Africa--and as I traveled WALLS continued to grow. I finally designed the present book in 1988, but in the meantime I had printed many of the multi-colored woodcuts. WALLS was completed in January 1990 at the Quail Press in Santa Cruz. Every book required one hundred and ninety-nine pulls on my Asbern proof press." Of a total edition of only 131 copies, this is #63 of 100 numbered copies. Tom Killion founded the Quail Press in Santa Cruz in 1977. His multi-colored woodblock printing shows the influence of the Japanese Ukiyo-e style of Hokusai and Hiroshige.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Sleeping Beauty: Memorial Photography in America (First Edition)

      Twelvetrees Press, Altadena, California 1990 - First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with dust jacket. Edited by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Includes a preface, bibliography, captions and texts including 'Death in America: A Chronology,' and 'Memorial Photograph Identification by Era,' by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. 140 pp. with 76 four-color plates on uncoated paper. Selection of postmortem photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs. 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 hardbound copies. CONDITION: Fine in Fine dust jacket. A Near Mint copy! Out of print. Extremely scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Age of Iron - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Secker & Warburg, London 1990 - A handsome First Edition/First Printing in about Fine condition with page edges lightly tanned in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear. SIGNED by author J. M. Coetzee directly on the title page ; Mrs. Curren, the narrator of this novel, is an elderly white woman dying of cancer in South Africa. The retired professor's letters to her daughter in America tell of the strange events that turn her protected middle-class life upside down: the burning of a nearby Black township; the brutal murder of her servant's son and the arrival of a homeless alcoholic who becomes her only companion First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Picasso, peintre-graveur: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié et des monotypes, 1899-1931. Vol.1

      Bern: Kornfeld. 1990 - 4to. 424 pp. The revised first volume of the standard catalogue raisonné of the graphic work.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Edwardian Golfers

      Italy 1990 - Marco Ceri lives in Northern Italy where he paints in oil on copper pictures in a very specific genre all his own. They are paintings of English people engaged at polo, golf or tennis during the Edwardian era. A great deal of research provides a high degree of accuracy to every aspect of these scenes including, of course, the attire and sports equipment, but even the postures and demeanors of the participants. The accuracy of the elements however does not intrude on the overall delight expressed in these tableaux. The artist keeps a low profile, enjoying his virtual anonymity. He considers himself a craftsman, who by limiting his sphere of activity, brings that craft closer and closer to perfection. Oil on copper.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1925). Neun Köpfe I/ Neun Köpfe II. 18 farb. signierte Offsetdrucke und 1 signierte, numerierte u. datierte Orig.-Radierung von 1990 . Hamburg, St. Gertrude, 1990-91. Unterschiedliche Formate. Folio. Lose in 2 Orig.-Mappen jeweils mit großer farb. Janssen-Signatur.,

      1990 - Band I: eines von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit der Radierung von Thomas Mann, bezeichnet 'noch bin ich halb blind'.- Die Offsetdrucke mit Porträts von Friedrich II., Goethe, Jean Paul, Heine, E.A. Poe, Nietzsche, Beethoven, Lichtenberg, Thomas Mann, Mark Twain u.a. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        THE COMPLETE NOVELS PLUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Complete in 49 volumes)

      London: The Trollope Society, 1990. No date but 1990's. The Novels complete in 48 uniform volumes + Trollope's autobiography; bound in the original dark brown buckram, spines lettered in gilt, and the front boards blind stamped with the colophon of The Trollope Society, top edges brown. Bindings fine and bright, the odd volume with minimal wear, contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine set, virtually as new. Bibliographical information for The Trollope Society as follows: "The design and production of The Complete Novels of Anthony Trollope has been undertaken in partnership with the Folio Society, who have been famous for almost fifty years for their continuing commitment to painstaking techniques, many of which are no longer fashionable. Each title is set in hot metal, and printed lithographically by Bath Press, one of the foremost printers in England. The typeface used is the distinguished 'monotype' Bell, the first and by general consent the most attractive of the so-called 'modem' faces. It was originally cut in 1788, and used for many early editions of Trollope's novels. The text has been completely re-set in hot metal by Speedspools of Edinburgh, under the general editorship of Professor David Skilton. The paper selected by the Trollope Society is a special making, chosen for each title, of a cream tint, and is manufactured by Lancashire Mills. It is acid-free, and of archival quality. The binding is buckram throughout - still by far the most lasting casing material. Each has the title printed in gold on a black label, and the front board is blind stamped with the colophon of The Trollope Society. Each title has an introduction, specially commissioned for the series. Introducers are diverse - reflecting Trollope's enormously broad appeal - including Joanna Trollope, Mary Warnock, Antonia Fraser, A N Wilson, P D James, Robertson Davies, Victoria Glendinning, Maeve Binchy, John Mortimer, Enoch Powell, Roy Jenkins and Asa Briggs. The page format is medium octavo (9" x 5 314"). Original illustrations are used in The Society's edition only where they occurred in the first edition. Artists represented include Sir John Millais, 'Phiz' (Hablot Browne), and Frank Holl R.A. The aim is to present a series designed to the best library standards which will stand constant reading over many years. The series is published by Omnium Publishing, the publishing arm of The Trollope Society". Note this Trollope Society edition was printed in collaboration with the Folio Society edition, but with the original illustrations (where present), not the new illustrations commissioned for the Folio Society edition.. Complete Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Archive of Original Photographs and Autograph Letter Signed

      [c. 1990]. Sixteen original pieces of horror art (including one print and one set of contact sheets, in addition to photographs) by Potter, one of the most renowned contemporary fantasy artists. Potter uses traditional darkroom techniques to generate startling, often erotic, mind-bending, sensual images with both dramatic shock value and a dark sense of foreboding. His art has illustrated works by J.G. Ballard, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Poppy Z. Brite, Lucius Shepard, Ramsey Campbell, Clive Barker, William Gibson, William Burroughs and others. Poppy Z. Brite and Lydia Lunch are among his most frequent models. All of the photographs in this collection are from an unpublished book on his work. Most are 11" x 14", and most are signed by Potter. Together with an autograph letter signed by Potter to the would-be editor of the book, Stanley Wiater. Two pages, in which Potter weighs in on the idea of a dark fantasy children's book and works out the medium for an interview with Wiater. A fine collection from a work that was scuttled by the publisher and will never see light of day. Unique.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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