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      Pittsburgh:: Dorrance Publishing,, 1990. Fine. SIGNED BY FOURTEEN NAVAJO CODE TALKERS INCLUDING ALBERT SMITH, (PRESIDENT 4TH MAR. DIV., 4TH SIG, CO.), PAUL BLATCHFORD, BILL TOLEDO, HAROLD Y. FOSTER, GEORGE SMITH, HAROLD EVAN, 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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        The General in His Labyrinth (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Limited Edition. One of 350 copies (this being No. 267) SIGNED by the author, and bound in full leather with raised bands and a gray ribbon marker. Fine and unread in a Fine slipcase. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      Originalt serigrafi i 4 farver. København 1990. 611 x 580 mm. Signeret af kunstneren. Trykt i 100 nummererede eksemplarer.. Würtz Frandsen: Catalogue raisonné129. Ét af 100 prøvetryk til plakaten "Det gode håb. En gave til Norge"

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

      New York: Doubleday, 1990-1992. First American editions of author's most well known work; a trilogy originally published in Egypt in the 1950's and which garnered him the Nobel Prize in literature decades later in 1988. Octavo, 3 volumes. Original half cloth. Each volume is signed by Naguib Mahfouz. All three are fine in fine dust jackets. Books signed by Mahfouz are exceptionally rare as he left Egypt only twice during his life, each time only but for a short time.The Cairo Trilogy traces three generations of the family of patriarch Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household with a strict hand while living a secret life of self-indulgence. The Trilogy is the achievement of a master storyteller reminiscent of Tolstoy. Laid into Palace Walk is the publicity from Doublday. "Naguib Mahfouz is not only a Hugo and a Dickens, but also a Galsworthy, a Mann, a Zola, and a Jules Romains" (Edward Said).

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        Hide & Seek

      London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1990. First Edition. Octavo. 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." 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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      1990 - Paris, Hervas, 1990. 250 x 295 mm, 141 pp. Reliure de toile rouge éditeur. EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 250 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l'artiste avec une lithographie originale en frontispice, dont 50 exemplaire en tirage de tête. Le notre, UN DES 10 EXEMPLAIRES COMPORTANT UNE ENCRE ORIGINALE (228 x 285 mm) signée sur papier Montgolfier, tirage le plus restreint. Frère du poète Henri Pichette, James Pichette (1920-1996) expose pour le première fois au salon des Surindépendants en 1947 puis Salon des réalités nouvelles en 1950. Proche de Huguette Arthur Bertrand, il defend l'abstraction lyrique au Salon d?octobre 1952-53. " Une curieuse fête de l'esprit s'organise en chaque oeuvre de James Pichette - mais sans avoir l'air d'y touher il nous suggère en outre quelques-uns des milles et un secrets de la peinture, courtoisement dissimulés sous les tours et les détours d'un moderne moine calligraphe." (Charles Estienne, 1951)

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        The Novels of Virginia Woolf (The Definitive Collected Edition ) ( Complete in 9 Volumes )

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1990. Complete in 9 volumes. Limited to 1000 copies. 1. The Voyage Out. 2. Night and Day. 3. Jacob's Room. 4. Mrs Dalloway. 5. To the Lighthouse. 6. Orlando. 7. The Waves. 8. The Years. 9. Between the Acts. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Dust jackets have very occasional minor marking. Dust jackets in very good clean condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set. . Limited Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Eiger Dreams. Ventures Among Men and Mountains

      New York: Lyons & Burford, 1990. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of the first book by the acclaimed author Into the Wild, Into Thin Air and Under the Banner of Heaven. This is a collection of essays on mountain climbing and mountaineering from around the world. Signed and inscribed by the author in the year of publication.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Lektürehilfen John Steinbeck "Of mice and men [Verf. dieses Bd.: Michael Goodman]

      Klett, Stuttgart 1990 - 1 85 Seiten altersbedingt sehr guter Zustand Softcover,

      [Bookseller: ralfs-buecherkiste]
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      N.P.: Chiswick Book Shop, 1990. cloth, leather spine label, slipcase. 114682|13354|105234|116615/SH. Leaf Book. 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.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        GERMANY AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR (9 Individual Volumes; plus a Map Supplement). VOLUME I: The Build-up of German Aggression; VOLUME II: Germany’s Initial Conquests in Europe; VOLUME III: The Mediterranean, South-east Europe, and North Africa 1939 - 1941; VOLUME IV: The Attack on the Soviet Union with Supplement to Volume IV, MAPS; VOLUME V/I: Organization and Mobilization of the German Sphere of Power, Part I: Wartime Administration, economy and manpower resources 1939 -1941; VOLUME VI/II: Organization and Mobilization... Part II: Wartime Administarion ... 1942 - 1944/5; VOLUME VI: The Global War. Widening of the Conflict into a World War...; VOLUME VII: The Strategic Air War in Europe and the War in the Wst and East Asia, 1943 - 1944/5; VOLUME IX/I: German Wartime Society 1939 - 1945; Politicization, Disintegration, and the Struggle for Survival

      NY: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1990, et al.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Near Fine dust jacket. Complete set as of this date of the English translation of the German Armed Force’s Military Research Office’s comprehensive history of the Second World War. The 10 Volume work was published in German between 1979 and 2008 in 13 parts. The Clarendon Press began publishing the English translation in 1990. This massive undertaking was begun in 1990, with 9 of 13 volumes published at this time. Yet to be published are Volumes VIII; Volume IX, Part II; Volume X, Part I; and Volume X. Part II. All of the bindings in the set are about Fine; the dustjackets have some minor flaws only (an occasional short closed tear, and small spot where the laminate of the cover has been dinged; and the like). There is an Oxford Press remainder stamp to bottom of text block (Vol. IX/I Only). All of the dustjackets are protected with new mylar covers.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Blinds & Shutters.

      Genesis/Hedley, London 1990 - Thick elephant folio. 368pp, over 600 illustrations (the majority previously unpublished, mostly b&w, some printed on coloured paper). Number 3191 of 5000 copies, this one signed by the following contributors: Peter Blake, Donald Cammell, Anthony Caro, Adam Cooper, Terry Doran, Allen Ginsberg, Astrid Kirchher, Claes Oldeburg, Perry Richardson, Colin Self, Jurgen Vollmer, Klaus Vormann and Bill Wyman. [Each copy was signed by Bill Wyman and at least 9 other contributors.] Case-bound in black leather and yellow buckram, all edges tinted red, place ribbon. Housed in matching hand-made silk screened Solander box, with a small inset photograph behind a sliding panel on the front of the lid. All fine; an excellent copy. ISBN 0904351378 ***A lavish production: the story of the 'sixties told through the photographs of Michael Cooper and the words of 93 contributors including Eric Clapton, Marianne Faithfull, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, Paul Macartney, Anita Pallenberg, Keith Richards, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voorman, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman. Cooper was 'a close friend of The Rolling Stones and the Beatles - and thus of everyone who was drawn to them. He was never without his camera. recording an historic time with epoch-making people'. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers (member of ANZAAB)]
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        The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong

      Hong Kong: Jie Feng Qi Ye Gong Si, 1990 - First edition, first printing. Quarto,26*25cm, 94pp. Book corner slightly water stained. Profusely illustrated. Text in Chinese and English. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Songs of the Doomed. Gonzo Papers Vol. 3

      NY: Summit Books. (1990). "More Notes on the Death of the American Dream." Inscribed by the author at Owl Farm, August 17, 1992: "To Jeannette - thanx for the grapefruit. - the fat is in the fire. Good luck. HST/Hunter." Foxing to edge of text block, else fine in a fine dust jacket. A nice inscription, suggestive of an interesting context. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        20 Tanks From Kasseldown (Signed Broadside)

      Red Stodolsky No Place: Red Stodolsky, No Date. First edition thus. Loose Sheets. Fine. Single sheet of paper, printed on both sides with text. Framed under glass. A little known reprint bootleg of Bukowski's first separate published appearance in print that was allegedly produced by Red Stodolsky of Baroque Books in Hollywood back in the early 1990's. (None of this bibliographical info is present on this item, but the legend holds that this is where this item originated.) Stodolsky was a friend of Buk's and who appeared as a fictionalized character in Pulp. Fine condition. Not examined outside of its frame. SIGNED by Bukowski and hand-numbered 8/25. Item within the frame measures approx. 10 1/3 x 16 1/4" tall. The dimensions of this item are slightly different than the original which came from Portfolio III published by the Black Sun Press in 1946. A Bukowski rarity to be sure. This version not listed in Krumhansl or even Fogel.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        Die Fürstin. Mit Reproduktionen nach sechs Radierungen und einer Originalradierung von Max Beckmann. Hrsg. von Hans Marquardt als Zehnter Druck der Dürer-Presse. Leipzig, Reclam, 1990. 1 w. Bl., 69 S., 1 Bl. 4°. OPp. zusammen mit Orig.-Radierung in OPp.-Kassette.,

      1990 - Eines von 100 Exemplaren des Reclam-Verlages.- Mit Widmung und Signatur des Herausgebers auf Titel.- Beiligende Radierung ('Liebespaar II', Blatt 5 aus der Mappe 'Gesichter', 1918) verso mit Nachlass-Signatur und Stempel des Sohnens, Peter Beckmann. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Postmortem (Inscribed, Edgar Award Winner)

      Charles Scribner New York: Charles Scribner, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Beautiful collector's copy of the mystery writer's first book and winner of the Edgar Award. Introduces Dr. Kay Scarpetta to the world. This copy briefly INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Fine in fine unclipped dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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      Limited Editions Club [New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1990). First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label. Alfred Eisenstaedt. Oblong folio (14-1/2" x 11") bound in blue goatskin leather and linen boards. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt in 1952 for the Life Magazine appearance of the novel. Copy #349 of 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. Monthly letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        The Hebrides (New Naturalist 76)

      Collins 1990 - 416, 8 col photos, text figs. . HB. Fine in fine unclipped d/w; unusually, not faded to spine. . [9780002198844] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Naturalist No. 76 THE HEBRIDES

      London: Collins, 1990. An excellent copy of the first and only hardback edition; pp. 416, with 21 colour photographs, and over 150 photographs in black and white. Dust jacket fine, bright and fresh, perhaps a hint of fading on the spine, still with yellow to Gannet's head, (very rare to have the yellow colour to Gannet's head) not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram binding fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, appears unread, as new. A fine copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        THE HEBRIDES A Natural History

      Collins, 1990. 0002198843. 1st edn. 8vo. Original gilt lettered green buckram cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (Fine in protective wrapper, not price clipped). Pp. 416 (no inscriptions), illus with 21 coloured and over 150 b&w photos. New Naturalist no. 76. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        The Hebrides: New Naturalist Book 76

      London: Collins 1990 - Near fine and incredibly scarce 1st edition HB in publisher dark green buckram boards with gilt title to spine and no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has no fade and just very slight wrinkling to front cover. This is a superb copy of 416pp. incl. 21 colour photos and over 150 photos and diagrams in b/w. Originally part of a large collection of Collins New Naturalists, which were ordered as published from Blackwells in Oxford by a fastidious collector. (15 x 22cm)

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        The Hebrides. A Natural History.

      London: Collins 1990 - First edition, 8vo, 416 pp. 21 colour and over 150 black and white illustrations. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, very slight sunning of spine, near fine. New Naturalist series no. 76.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The Hebrides. The New Naturalist.

      1st. Ed. Pub. Collins. 1990 - Very minor fading to spine of dustwrapper with yellow of Gannets heads still visible - which is uncommon. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C. Arden Bookseller]
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        The Hebrides. A Natural History.

      London: Collins, (1990). . First edition, 8vo, 416 pp. 21 colour and over 150 black and white illustrations. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, very slight sunning of spine, near fine. New Naturalist series no. 76.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Biotherm (for Bill Berkson). [Together with a booklet] Companion to Biotherm (for Bill Berkson).

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1990.. Bill Berkson, essay. 44 loose sheets plus text booklet. Folio. 44 loose sheets in red silk clamshell box; text bound in stitched paper wrappers in pocket of portfolio. First edition. Illus. with 42 lithographs. No. 36 of 150 copies (of a total edition of 180), signed by Dine. "'Biotherm' is the last long poem of Frank O'Hara, whose accidental death in 1966 at age forty deprived America of one of its most vital and innovative poets. The poet and critic Bill Berkson, to whom the poem is addressed, provided an essay and compiled a glossary to explicate the references in the poem and to recount the circumstances of its writing. The artist Jim Dine knew O'Hara and admired his work. Challenged by O'Hara's brilliant experimentation in 'Biotherm', Dine's prints pay a vibrant homage to the poet and engage themes in the poem. Biotherm, a true livre d'artiste, is the sixth collaboration between Jim Dine and Andrew Hoyem" (Arion Press catalogue). A near fine copy, contents fine but for crease on half-title, in a clamshell box with a soil spot on front cover and faint edge wear to corners; booklet is a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Tiber Books]
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        EMIL NOLDE. Catalogue Raisonné of The Oil-Paintings. Volume One 1895-1914. Volume Two 1915-1951.

      Electa Londra 1990 2 voll. ril. in tela con sovr.ill.a col. e cust.rigida., cm 30x27,5 , pp 604 +644 ,1356 tavv. e ill. a col. e b/n.. Ediz. inglese.

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        Final Judgement Construction Company Annual Report & Literary Journal

      (n.p.): Well-Defended Press. 1990. A spoof on corporate reports, with contributions by a number of Canadian writers including Kinsella, Ann Knight, Spider Robinson (an award-winning science fiction writer) and others. Kinsella contributes "An excerpt from my essay, Treacherous Snivelling and Other Dangerous Trends in Contemporary U.S. Poetry." Also includes a poem (in Latin, no less) by "Silas Ermineskin," one of the central characters in a number of Kinsella's highly praised Indian stories -- a Kinsella alter-ego. Ermineskin's contribution is signed by "Ermineskin," somewhat illegibly. Also signed by Kinsella, Knight, Robinson and five others, presumably all the contributors, although the use of pseudonyms on the contributions makes it impossible to determine, from internal evidence alone, if this is the case. Folded sheets, with plain card-stock covers: apparently a home-made production of someone with a copier and a laser printer, and the friendship of a number of Canadian literary figures. Although the limitation is not stated, and the production methods did not preclude creation of more copies, we are told that there were only 30 copies of this done. 24 pages, folded sheets in cardstock covers. OCLC locates only one copy, in the Canadian national archives. Fine. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Four Past Midnight

      New York: Viking. NF/NF. 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 0670835382 . 1st edition/1st printing. First printing with the number line beginning with '1'. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front end page: 'For Kris [last name] - With best wishes, Stephen King 8/9/93'. An excellent, authentic example of King's writing and signature. The book is straight, clean, tight, has no previous owner handwriting or soiling, and would be graded fine except that it has a remainder mark on the bottom page edges and very slight rubbing to the gilt of the 'SK' on the lower front cover (no problems with the gilt printing on the spine). The dustjacket is in near fine + condition: price intact, clean, crisp, unfaded, with only one short, completely closed edge tear with no loss of material to the upper front edge, and it is in a removable clear mylar cover to keep it in excellent condition. 'Past midnight, something happens to time--as shown in these 4 tales.' ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1990). First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label. Alfred Eisenstaedt. Oblong folio (14-1/2" x 11") bound in blue goatskin leather and linen boards. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt in 1952 for the Life Magazine appearance of the novel. Copy #349 of 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. Monthly letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Three Autograph Letters + 1 photograph

      Auckland 1990 - 3 hand-written letters from Hone Tuwhare to his friend Barbara Irwin. Barbara Irwin was a neighbour of Tuwhare's when he was living in Dundas Street, Dunedin. One letter dated 27 September 1990, the other two 9 October 1990. Four pages of writing. Page dimensions: 298 x 210mm. Together with a colour photograph of Hone with the dog Jessie. Photograph dimensions: 153 x 102mm. "You certainly go for the jugular in your evaluation of President BUSH & the U. S. role rattling rusty sabred in the hot sands of Arabia." One of the letters mentions Tuwhare's future move from Dundas Street to Elder Street. "Richard got in touch with me by phone and has told me he is moving my property (word-processor, Video, recorder, art work, books, manuscripts, bed, mattress etc) to my new abode [. . .] I'm closer to the pubs! [. . .] The first thing I'd like to do is to throw a dinner party for you after I've sorted my gear out in my new place." ; 4to; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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      (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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Symbolik und Mythologie der alten Völker (Six Volumes)

      Olms 1990 - 3487043726 A beautiful six volume set in red cloth of Creuzer's important work. The last two volumes are F.J.Mone's Geschichte des Heidenthums im Nordlichen Europa, reprinted from the 1822 edition, but still bear Creuzer's name on the title. A fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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      Andernach: Burn Again Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Light green boards with printed paper labels on the front cover and spine. Copy #41 of only 50 numbered copies SIGNED by the author.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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      Washington, DC and then St. Michaels, MD: Raymond B. Clark Jr., 1990. stapled stiff paper wrappers. SH. 4to. stapled stiff paper wrappers. various pagination. B1-796. 125 (of 133 issues) of this periodical. Volume I, 1 to Volume XXXI, No.3. Ceased publication with this last issue. Filled with articles of interest to anyone studying Delaware genealogy. Lacks the following whole numbers: 10, 12, 21, 50, 77, 85, 90, 93.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press ]
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        Sleeping Beauty: Memorial Photography in America (Signed First Edition, with typed letter signed)

      Altadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1990. First Edition. First Edition. Presentation copy, INSCRIBED by the author to noted bookseller Joanna Grimes on the blank leaf opposite the title page: "Presented to / Joanna Grimes / Much thanks for your years of help and support in my photohistorical projects / Stanley B. Burns, M.D. / 21 February 1991." Laid in is an accompanying typed letter signed from Burns to Ms. Grimes (then proprietor of the Old Hickory Bookshop), in which Burns discusses the acclaim the book has received, and also notes current exhibitions and six ongoing photobook projects. Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is somewhat shelfworn, but has no chips or tears.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Porti di mare

      Art&, Udine 1990 - testo di Aldo Rossi e Roberta Valtorta, progetto grafico di Maurizio Zanuso Pagine: 120 96 in duotone. Lingua: italiano cartonato con svc. Illustrata con fascetta [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: obiettivolibri]
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        Egon Schiele L'opera completa

      Leonardo 1990 Catalogo Ragionato e inclusa biografia - Testo in Inglese - rilegato tela sovracoperta formato 23x30 - illustrato pag.688 - ottimo esemplare - sovracoperta lievissimo taglio 3158

      [Bookseller: Pennasilico]
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      Limited Editions Club (1990), [New York] - Oblong folio (14-1/2" x 11") bound in blue goatskin leather and linen boards. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt in 1952 for the Life Magazine appearance of the novel. Copy #349 of 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. Monthly letter laid in. Fine in a suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Stanzas for an imaginary garden

      Tuscaloosa, AL: Parallel Editions, University of Alabama, 1990. 12mo (23 cm; 9"). [14] ff. Paz (1914–98), Mexico's leading poet of the second half of the 20th century and winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature, "was approached [by the municipal government of Mexico City] with a proposal to build a public garden whose gates and walls would be decorated with his poems. The garden was to be located in Mixcoac where Paz spent most of his childhood and adolescence. Mixcoac, once a charming village of the city, is now a desolate, deafening and polluted, anonymous corner of the spreading megalopolis. Paz designed the verbal plantings for the garden, but after visiting the site, decided it was impossible: Mixcoac had become another world. His poems, then, became stanzas for an imaginary garden, to be built or unbuilt somewhere else" (Introduction). Here his poems are printed by Steve Miller, in an edition of => only 75 copies, using Bembo types on dampened Frankfurt mouldmade paper; they are present in Spanish with Eliot Weinberger's English translation opposite. => John dePol has provided the black and white and colored wood engravings. "The binding design and execution is by Paula Marie Gourley, with assistance from Kimberly Brodie and Robert LeTourneaux" (colophon). This is copy 50, and has been => signed on the half-title by Paz, Weinberger, and DePol. Provenance: From the collection of Gerson Leiber, the artist, engraver, sculptor, and book collector. Binding is a of richly multicolored paste paper over boards. Fine copy.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Blinds & Shutters

      Genesis, UK 1990 - FIRST EDITION, one of a very small number SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL. Generally considered the most beautiful book to document the rock-and-roll era. A FINE COPY in the original shipping box. Lavish, profusely illustrated tribute book to the photographer Michael Cooper, best known for his photographs of the rock music world in the 1960s and early 1970s. With over 600 photographs by Cooper and contributions from 93 important artists, musicians, and writers of the era, including Francis Bacon, William Burroughs, Eric Clapton, Jim Dine, Allen Ginsberg, David Hockney, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Warhol, and many others. The edition was limited to 5000 copies (this is number 2535) each signed by a different selection of contributors. This copy is signed by: Billy Al Bengston, Peter Blake, Eric Clapton, Adam Cooper, John Dunbar, Allen Jones, Craig Kaufmann, Ann Marshall, Colin Self, Andy Warhol, and Bill Wyman. Copies signed by Warhol are extremely rare: Warhol died in 1987 as the book was being assembled and only signed a handful of copies (anecdotally, perhaps as few as 20). Guildford UK: Genesis Publications / Hedley, 1990. Quarto, original black morocco and yellow buckram; original handmade silkscreen box with a sliding blind revealing a photograph unique to each copy; original shipping box. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Den Arabiske Rejse 1761-1767. En dansk ekspedition set i videnskabshistorisk perspektiv.

      Munksgaard, København 1990. 1. udgave. Lille folio. 413 sider. Illustreret i s/h og farver. Indbundet i et smukt halvbind af sort gedeskind med forgyldt rygdekoration og -titel samt guldsnit foroven (Ole Olsen/Co´libri).. Pragtværk om den dansk-ledede internationale ekspedition til "Det lykkelige Arabien". Undervejs omkom alle ekspeditionens deltagere på nær Carsten Niebuhr, der sikrede dens resultater og eftermæle

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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