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        WILLEM DIEPRAAM VINTAGE SILVER-GELATIN PRINT: "LOMO DE CORVINA, PANAMERICA SUR, LIMA, PERU, 1990

      Amsterdam, Netherlands: Willem Diepraam Studios, 1990. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Willem Diepraam Studios, 1990. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 1 pages. Rare Silver-Gelatin Vintage Print of the classic Willem Diepraam photograph. Limited Edition of 15 signed, titled, and dated copies. Print size is 11 X 20 inches. It is elegantly framed in white matte stock paper and contrastingly rich dark wood frame. Full frame size is 29 X 23 inches. The back is mounted in Plexiglas in order to show the signature. The photograph is of a young boy being chased by a pack of wild dogs. The white craggy landscape is streaked with long, undulating gray lines (as if by design); it looms over the tiny subjects and appears to envelop them, the Universal and the particular merged in one stunning photographic image. The photograph is named after the place where the incident actually took place, was witnessed, and captured permanently on film by Willem Diepraam (he will not reveal if the dogs caught up with the boy and killed him). As one has come to expect of a photographer who is both a moralist and a formalist, the image is an aesthetic triumph as well as a genuine evocation of unmitigated horror. One of his acknowledged masterpieces, it is beautifully reproduced as a doublespread in the monograph, "Willem Diepraam" (2001). Willem Diepraam is a Dutch photojournalist who has published several books in Europe, none of which is available here. Knowledge of his brilliant work is long overdue in the United States. A "must-have" print for Willem Diepraam collectors. <b><i> This is a copy of the Limited Edition, and it is very boldly and beautifully signed, titled, and dated in black ink-pen on verso (visible through the Plexiglas mounting on the back) by the photographer: "Willem Diepraam LOMO DE CORVINA, PANAMERICA SUR, LIMA, PERU, 1990" . This print is a contemporary photography classic. All copies of the Limited Edition are now in private hands or public collections. As far as we know, this is the only copy available online, is elegantly framed, and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. It was obtained from Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago, the photographer&#39;s American gallery, and a Certificate of Provenance from us comes with the print. A rare signed print thus. </b></i> One of the greatest living photographers. A flawless collectible print. (SEE ALSO OTHER WILLEM DIEPRAAM TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        The Complete Tales of the City Series

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers,, [1990]. Tales of the City; More Tales of the City; Further Tales of the City; Babycakes; Significant Others; Sure of You. 6 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles gilt to spines and front boards, grey endpapers with a vignette illustration by Carl Dennis Buell. All housed in the publisher&#39;s decorated slipcase; as issued. All excellent copies in the somewhat rubbed slipcase which has 3 joints splitting, though still very much functional. The complete cycle of San Francisco author Armistead Maupin&#39;s popular "Tales of the City" novels first published in the San Francisco Chronicle and in book form by Harper & Row between 1978 and 1989. This is a signed limited edition set, each copy number 43 of 150 copies specially bound, each signed by the author. Maupin partially resumed the "Tales of the City" series in 2007 with Michael Tolliver Lives, carrying over some of the characters, but nonetheless this set constitutes a complete signed limited edition of Maupin&#39;s major works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Edwardian Tennis Match:Men&#39;s Doubles

      Italy: circa 1990. Oil on copper. 12 x 23 1/2 inches. 22k gold leaf frame with veneer panel. 17 x 28 3/4 inches. 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 in polo, golf or tennis during the Edwardian era. A great deal of research provided 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Marbled paper : its history, techniques, and patterns : with special reference to the relationship of marbling to bookbinding in Europe and the Western world / Richard J. Wolfe

      Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press (1990), 1990. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: xvi, 245 p., [38] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm. Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. [193]-228. Summary: For 250 years after its introduction to Europe around 1600, the method of decorating paper known as marbling reigned supreme as the chief means of embellishing the fine work of hand-bookbinders.Richard J. Wolfe reconstructs the rise and fall of the craft and offers the most comprehensive account available of its history, techniques, and patterns. Biography: By Richard J. Wolfe. Subject: Marbled papers. Marbling (Bookbinding) Bookbinding. Crafts & Hobbies / Bookbinding. Marbled papers ; Marbling (Bookbinding) ; Bookbinding. Paper crafts. Series: A Publication of the A.S.W. Rosenbach fellowship in bibliography. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        One Flew over the Cuckoo&#39;s Nest (SIGNED COPY)

      First Edition Library, 1990 Hardcover slipcased exact facsimile of the 1962 Viking Press/NY First Edition in dust jacket as published by the First Edition Library SIGNED by Ken Kesey without inscription direct to half-title, an absolutely flawless Fine in Fine copy in Fine sturdy illustrated slipcase, an exemplary signed copy (dj in mylar); 8vo; 311pp. Signed by Author. First Thus. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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        Untitled Film Stills

      New York: Rizzoli, , 1990. With an Essay by Arthur C. Danot. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Sherman&#39;s first book publication, containing 40 of the original 69 self portraits portraying herself as publicity shots for film actresses. The entire series was purchased by MOMA in 1995.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ride on Stranger

      Angus & Robertson Childrens. Paperback. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail. . GOOD. 1990.

      [Bookseller: c-books.co.uk]
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        The Continuous Life

      Iowa City, IA: The Windhover Press, 1990. First edition. Softcover. Copy U from only 26 lettered copies. A collection of 18 poems with two woodcut illustrations by Neil Welliver along with two loose prints of the same images. An as new copy in gray wrappers with Japanese clasp holders. Signed by both Strand and Welliver on the limitation page. Includes the original receipt and mailing container from the publisher. One of the more attractive books from this fine press.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        BEAR POND BY BRUCE WEBER - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (WEBER, BRUCE). Weber, Bruce & Reynolds Price. BEAR POND BY BRUCE WEBER - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown & Company, 1990. First Edition. Small 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. np, 103 b&w illustrations. Designed by John Cheim. "Bear Pond" is Bruce Weber&#39;s beautiful 1990 celebration of the beauty of youth, the Adirondacks, and the occasional Newfoundland. Dedicated to his then-ailing longtime friend and colleague Donald Sterzin, it was published to benefit the New York City AIDS resource center and contains the moving original poem "Gold Day" by Reynolds Price. A most handsome copy of the first printing (cited on pages 346-347 of The Hasselblad Center&#39;s "The Open Book") BOLDLY SIGNED by Bruce Weber in black ink across the title page. 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. 0-8212-1831-X Inventory Number: 019750&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Total Recall (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

      TriStar Pictures, 1990. Revised Draft Script for the 1990 film, "Total Recall," directed by Paul Verhoeven, based on the short story, "We Can Remember it for You Wholesale," by Philip K. Dick, written for the screen by Ronald Shusett and Dan O&#39;Bannon, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Rachel Ticotin, Ronny Cox, and Michael Ironside. & & A wild and violent ride in the spirit of Verhoeven&#39;s "Robocop," "Total Recall" stars Schwarzenegger as a 21st-century construction worker who discovers that his entire memory of the past derives from a memory chip implanted in his brain, learning that he is actually a secret agent who had become a threat to the government. To deal with the threat, those in power planted the chip and invented a domestic lifestyle for him. Once he has realized his true identity, he travels to Mars to piece together the rest of his identity, as well as to find the man responsible for his implanted memory [The AllMovie Guide]. & & Red studio wrappers, stamped with a title design on the front wrapper, and the film title written in red holograph pencil along the spine. Title page present, with a date of May 1983 (seven years prior to the film&#39;s release) and credits for Dick, Shusett, and O&#39;Bannon, as well as the producers at the time, Shusett and Dino De Laurentis (De Laurentis was no longer involved by the time the film was made). 111 pages, all white. Pages and wrapper are both Near Fine. An early script for one of the most entertaining science fiction films of the 1990s.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Les oiseaux de la France. Première monographie (alles Erschienene - all published): Corvidés. Histoire naturelle geénérale et particulière des passereaux déodactiles cultirostres observés en France

      Folio (33,5 x 25,5 cm). Original-Leinwand mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckel-Titel (Kapitale leicht bestoßen). 3 Bll., 107 S., 2 Bll. mit 21 (19 kolorierten) lithographischen Tafeln. Unaufgeschnitten, nur stellenweise sehr schwach braunfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Nissen IVB 46. BM (NH), p. 70. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 73 (gibt nur 20 Tafeln an), Wood p. 206 & 447, Ronsil 1857, Ripley/Scribner 182. - Nicht bei Anker und Zimmer. - Die sehr schön kolorierten Tafeln von Jules Terrier mit Darstellungen von Raben und Krähen. - Louis Magaud d&#39;Aubusson (1847-1917) war ein bekannter französischer Ornithologe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        The General in his Labyrinth

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First American Deluxe, Limited Edition, 1 of 350 copies. Original leather boards, with ribbed binding, original pictorial map to slipcase. Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Book and slipcase in fine, as new condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        The General In His Labyrinth

      New York: Knopf, 1990 First American edition, uncorrected proof with tentative publication date of 25 September 1990. Original publisher&#39;s green wraps. Signed and inscribed by Marquez in the year of publication with flower drawing to the title page. Spine lightly faded and a few small stray pen marks to outer edge of front cover, else near fine.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Pasquotank County, North Carolina Record of Deeds, 1700-1751

      Heritage Books, Bowie 1990 - Mild spine crease ; 484 pages; This useful volume contains detailed abstracts of all the deeds recorded in Pasquotank County between 1700 and 1751. It includes all the material from Books A and B, and that part of Book C which pertains to this time period. There is a complete index to all the names of people and places, as well as some topical headings [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Storbeck's]
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        THE MOTHER GOOSE COLLECTION OF SIX LIMITED EDITION PRINTS. Titled as follows: "Mother Goose"--Maurice Sendak; "Tarts" --Barry Moser; "Around the Green Gravel"--Chris Van Allsburg; "The Kilkenny Cats"--Seymour Chwast; "The Cat and The Fiddle"--Daniel Pelavin; "Three Children on the Ice"--Guy Billout

      New York:: Serigrafia,, [1990]. First Edition. Fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 300 PORTFOLIOS. THIS IS No. 70 WITH ALL SIX ORIGINAL PRINTS PENCIL SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. A Fine wonderful collection of serigraphs by outstanding artists and children&#39;s book illustrators. Each print is on museum quality Rives BFK Paper and measures 26.5" by 20.5". Included is a single sheet of letterpress descriptive information concerning the artists. The prints are in the original paper covered printed portfolio which is mildly worn. The portfolio measures 28.2" by 21.8". Each print is in a protective glassine folder with the title and artist printed on the front leaf of each folder. The inside front of the clamshell identifies each work and serves as the colophon. Folio.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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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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        The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings : Unwin Hyman Deluxe Editions in Publishers Slip Cases

      Allen & Unwin, London, 1990. Later Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Publishers Annotation : The Hobbit - "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit", begins J.R.R. Tolkien&#39;s fantasy classic, introducing readers to the world of Middle-earth, an enchanting land of elves, goblins, trolls and an endearing race of little people called hobbits. From his comfortable hobbit hole, Bilbo Baggins embarks on a great adventure with 13 dwarves and a powerful wizard. It is a journey that takes Bilbo over snowy mountains and through darks forests. Before he can return home again, Bilbo will face down a dragon and fight epic battles. And he will come into possession of a very magical ring ..." - Lord of the Rings "In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell by chance into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.& From Sauron&#39;s fastness in the Dark Tower of Mordor, his power spread far and wide. Sauron gathered all the Great Rings, but always he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion.& When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.& "The Lord of the Rings" tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider."& ISBN & Publishing Date is for, The Hobbit. The publishing date for, The Lord of the Rings is 1990, as well. Slip cases have some bumping & rubbing. The Lord of the Rings is printed on India paper. Size: 180mm - 250mm. Covers have some light shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0048231274. ISBN/EAN: 9780048231277. Inventory No: 14832. .

      [Bookseller: Bong Bong Books]
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        THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC ; CIVIL WAR TRILOGY Mr. Lincoln&#39;s Army, Glory Road, and a Stillness At Appomattox : Easton Press (Leather Bound) (3 Vol. Set)

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. All three volumes Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Typescript of Killer Diller

      [c. 1990]. Two typescript drafts of Edgerton&#39;s fourth novel. One draft is warmly inscribed by Edgerton to Dudley Jahnke "with greatest appreciation for your help in the book business -- and music business -- and all else" and dated "28 March 90." Killer Diller deals with a struggling musician who forms the Killer Diller Blues Band, thus the reference to Jahnke&#39;s help with the "music business." Comb-bound in cardstock covers and titled in Edgerton&#39;s hand. This draft reproduces a number of the author&#39;s changes, which are especially heavy at the beginning of the book. A note in Edgerton&#39;s hand on the first page states that "The copy gets cleaner in a few pages." Near fine. The other draft, approximately 250 loose photocopied sheets from a dot matrix printer original, reproduces heavy editing by "SR," with SR&#39;s title page. This draft differs substantially from the bound draft, and the opening of the book [at least] is entirely different. Fine. Together with an envelope, hand-addressed by Edgerton to Dudley Jahnke, the recipient of both drafts. The novel, in a form that varies from both drafts above, was published by Algonquin Books in 1991. It was the basis for a limited release film in 2004 which won an award at the Heartland Film Festival. Edgerton, in addition to being a Guggenheim Fellow, has won the North Carolina Award for Literature. An interesting look at a work-in-progress by an important North Carolina author. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Manual del Librero Hispano - Americano. Inventario bibliográfico de la producción científica y literaria de España y de la América latina desde la invención de la imprenta hasta nuestros días. Con el valor comercial de los libros descritos. Reimpresión de la primera edición, de 1923

      Madrid, Julio Ollero Editor, 1990. Siete volúmenes en 4to. mayor.; 295 pp. + 366 pp.+ 441 pp.+ 312 pp.+ 403 pp + 560 pp.+ 269 pp. Encuadernación originnsl en cartoné. Sobrecubiertas.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Lives Of The Saints

      Dunvegan: Cormorant Books, 1990 First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Fine book in a Near Fine Dustjacket. Scarce hardcover issue of this Winner of the Governor Generals Award and the authors first book. Only a few hundred hardcover copies of this book were issued and most went to libraries, so fine copies like this one are rarely seen. The author has signed and dated the title page,and added the first words of the book,in his hand " If this story has a beginning..." . Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        A LETTER OF COLUMBUS ... WITH MONOPRINTS BY ANTHONY RICE

      [Columbus, OH]: The Logan Elm Press at The Ohio State University, 1990.. Quarto (31.5 x 24 cm). Open sewn raw flax paper stiff wrappers with morocco spine. Shadow of bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise fine in pastepaper slipcase with inlaid cast paper bas-relief. The slipcase is a trace rubbed at edges and bears residue of two small labels. First edition of this, one of the most ambitious productions of the press. One of 130 numbered copies, printed from hand-set Janson types on specially watermarked Spanish flax paper. With calligraphic title-page and initials by Ann Alaia Woods, and color monoprints by Anthony Rice printed from hand- painted zinc plates. Signed by the poet, the artist and the designer, Robert Tauber. The folded prospectus is laid in, though it bears an ink and pencil annotation.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit is Rich; Rabbit at Rest

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First editions. Fine/Fine. A complete first edition set of the Rabbit Angstrom tetralogy. "Rabbit, Run" is Fine, although a touch sunned along the top edge, in a Near Fine first-state dust jacket with light sunning on the spine and minor wear along the top edge. The other three books are all Fine in Fine dust jackets. Overall a lovely set of Updike&#39;s most important work, with the last two books winning Pulitzer Prizes. The tetralogy follows the exploits of Harry Angstrom as he searches for something lost, unaware of the impact he is having on those closest to him. Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Fattori in Oval. (print)

      1990. Fine condition. Artist&#39;s proof. Signed by Leonard Baskin. Image measures 21.X 29.5 cm.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Adults Alphabets. Examples of English Press Alphabet Books from the last hundred years with an Alphabetical description, copious illustrations and a checklist of Press Alphabet Books

      (Oxford): Hanborough Parrot, 1990. Quarto. 45, (3)pp. From an edition of 170, this is one of twenty-five copies hand-colored by Sylvia Stokeld and signed by the author. The colophon states that 85 copies were to be Pochoir colored, but in a letter to noted Irish collector Alan Clodd laid in, the publisher, Dennis Hall, explains, "My wife who was doing the hand coloring had a small mutiny with the thought of hand coloring 85 &#39;Adult Alphabets&#39; and 85 &#39;Haslewood Books&#39; as it took much longer than envisaged - so compromise was reached and we decided to do only 25 each..." He goes on to write that the remaining 60 copies would be sold as "Intermediates", with only the three woodcuts from William Nicholson&#39;s "An Alphabet" colored and the book in a slipcase. This copy is Pochoir colored throughout, to every letter that was originally published in color. Fine in patterned cloth-covered boards with a hand-colored paper label to top board and a spine label. Small smudge left during coloring process to one page. Housed in hand-colored slipcase, which is slightly worn at edges and very lightly soiled.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Emynau Williams Pantycelyn

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gwasg Gregynog, 1990 In green quarter cloth with green boards, covers with images of Williams on his Horse. Title in gilt to spine. Internally has an ink dedication by the author, dated 1991, attractive frontis, (xi), [1], 81 pp, an edition limited to 250 cloth copies. An excellent copy of a very desirable title.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        THE ROMANCE OF PARZIVAL AND THE HOLY GRAIL

      Newtown, Wales: Gwasg Gregynog, 1990. No. X OF 15 SPECIALLY BOUND COPIES (of a total edition of 210). Hardcover. In the Special Distinctive Brockman Binding,Featuring Medieval-Style Strapped Elements. 457 x 343 mm (18 x 13 1/2). x, 33, [1] pp. Retold by Carl Lofmark. No. X OF 15 SPECIALLY BOUND COPIES (of a total edition of 210). IN A STRIKING SPECIAL BINDING BY JAMES BROCKMAN, described by Esslemont & Hughes as "semi-limp honey-coloured alum-tawed calf suede boards, with toned vellum doublures, decorated with stained vellum straps laced through the covers[, and] with tablets of wood, bone and enamelled metal on the spine"; top edge stained yellow. In a fine green buckram solander box lined with brilliant red silk over padding. With 12 woodcuts by Stefan Mrozewski, 11 of them full-page. Esslemont & Hughes 21. In mint condition. This is a very fine example of a privately printed book representing the resurrected spirit of the Gregynog Press, the present copy in an innovative binding by one of Britain&#39;s finest present-day binders. Using the original Gregynog machinery on loan from the National Library of Wales, Gwasg Gregynog was begun as an effort to revive the spirit of the original Gregynog Press, which produced its last book in 1940. The present impressive folio is an English prose retelling of the major Medieval German epic poem about the knight Percival&#39;s search for the Holy Grail. The impressively large and richly detailed wood engravings were done in the 1930s by Polish artist Stefan Mrozewski (1894-1974), who was known for the intricate textures he achieved by using multiple burins. Our special copy was covered by James Brockman (b. 1946), a past president of Designer Bookbinders and the Society of Bookbinders who apprenticed as a finisher at Blackwell&#39;s, studied with Ivor Robinson, and served as assistant to Sydney Cockerell at Cambridge from 1968-73. Three years later in Oxford he opened his own bindery, which continues to provide fine bindings to discerning collectors. The oversized limp suede binding Brockman has produced for this work seems in its basic material and pointed lacings to reflect primitive Medieval weaponry and attire; in any case, we have never seen anything remotely like it. In sum, the fine printing in Bembo type done on handmade paper, the memorably animated woodcuts, and the distinctive and expertly executed binding combine here to produce an extremely attractive book in the best tradition of the original Gregynog Press.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Romance of Parzival and the Holy Grail, in deluxe binding by John Pearson

      Newtown, Wales: Gwasg Gregynog. 1990. Hardcover. Fine. 1990, one of only 210 copies, this one rebound in special deluxe binding by John Pearson. Hardcover, folio, 13 x 18.5 inches (33x47 cm). Fine copy in slipcase. Illustrated. A magnificent, artistic binding, with collage style glossy leather and 6 rawhide ties. Unique, colorful endpapers. The lined slipcase is done in full black cloth with title label on spine. The slipcase has some soiling to one of its large sides. Pearson is a member of the Designer Bookbinders and his work has been displayed across the globe.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Birds and Beasts of Shakespeare. Text by Arthur F. Kinney. Illustrated with Woodengravings by Alan James Robinson

      Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press. 1990. One of 100 copies, in full morocco with an additional suite of the woodengravings in custom-made portfolio, each engraving in the additional suite is signed and numbered by the artist, Alan James Robinson, who has hand-numbered the colophon as well. In addition, this copy has one original WATERCOLOR by the artist, this of the horse, and one original pencil SKETCH, this of the wolf. The total issue of this book was 155, all on printed on Cheloniidae rag handmade paper, the first to carry the press&#39;s own watermark. Page size: 10 3/8 inches x 15 7/8 inches - the size of the first folio edition , 92pp. Bound by Claudia Cohen and Sara Creighton: full caramel morocco with title in gilt on front panel, five raised bands on spine, marbled endsheets by Faith Harrison. Separate cloth chemise for extra suite and drawing all housed with book in morocco and cloth clamshell box with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated with 54 woodengravings depicting the birds and beasts found in Shakespeare&#39;s plays and poems, plus two portraits of the Bard: one etching and one woodengraving and one etching by Alan James Robinson. This book uses Shakespeare&#39;s original texts addressing the natural history, folklore, and mythology of the birds and beasts in his plays. The commentary was written by Arthur F. Kinney, Thomas W. Copeland Professor Literary History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The text was set at M & H Type Foundry in San Francisco and printed letterpress by Harold McGrath in black within a caramel-colored rule with caramel ink used for Shakespeare&#39;s own words on each page. Published on the tenth anniversary of the press, this is a worthy monument. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10668.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        William Klein. Una città, i mondiali. Torino '90 (Signed)

      1990 - Inscribed and Signed by William Klein. " To Rob. William Klein.Introduction by Giovanni Chiaramonte. Text by Guy Mandery. Federico Motta Editore, Milan, 1990. 176 pp. First edition. Small folio. Hardbound. Photo illustrated dust jacket. Numerous full page gravure reproductions. Text in Italian. This book by Klein was only published in Italy. Torino, being the smallest city Klein documented for a monograph, is among the most intimate of his books. It focuses heavily on the city's infatuation with soccer. The end papers are photo illustrated crowd scenes. Anecdotally, we hear that the city of Torino had published the book to celebrate the World Cup matches being held there. They were only distributed in town, and when Italy was knocked out in the semifinals, getting only third place, they were so upset they stopped handing them out and eventually destroyed many of the remaining books. An excellent copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stacked Deck. The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told. Expanded Edition (Signed).

      Longmeadow Press, Stamford, CT 1990 - Boldly SIGNED by Jack Nicholson in blue marker on the half-title page, who expertly played The Joker in the 1989 (first) Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Kim Basinger. Collects twenty-two of the greatest Batman-Joker stories ever printed, spanning 1940 to 1987. Foreword by Denny O'Neil, introduction by Mike Gold, afterword by Dick Giordano, end notes by Mark Waid, cover illustration by Dean Motter, and contents illustration by Kyle Baker. Limited edition bound in full purple leather, with gilt page edges and satin bookmark. ~Guaranteed by Bloody Rare Books, LLC to be authentic and accompanied with an independent Certificate of Authenticity from R&R Enterprises Autograph Auctions, a charter member of the UACC. An as new, unread, highly-collectible copy, scarce as signed. A fine copy (no dust jacket, as issued). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INTERRUPTED RUN OF PUBLICATIONS AND OCCASIONAL PAPERS, 1950-90

      1990 - AUGUSTAN REPRINT SOCIETY. INTERRUPTED RUN OF PUBLICATIONS AND OCCASIONAL PAPERS, 1950-1990, 189 VOLUMES + 89 PAPERS. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1950-1990. var pp. 8vo., stapled or perfect bound wrappers, various colors (the Reprint Society publications are a uniform tan). Augustan Reprint Society publication numbers as follows: 11, 15-16, 18-20, 22-23, 26, 31, 38-39, 41, 74, 77-264 (including 174x), plus a lot of 89 occasional papers published by the Library, in similar (variously colored) wrappers. This series focuses on Renaissance and Elizabethan literature; the occasionl papers are broader in scope, representing a wide range of literary and cultural criticism. A wonderful resource, as many of the plays, poems, and tales are out of print. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        RAILWAY HERITAGE OF BRITAIN

      STUDIO EDITIONS 1990. 150 Years of Railway Architecture and Engineering. 270 pages. Colour plates. Bw photos and illustrations. Text figures. Illustrated endpapers. Brown cloth. Title gt spine. Fine in fine dw ISBN: 1 85170 595 3

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        Senza titolo

      Acquerello, carboncino, sabbia e matita su carta cm 72x90 Ottimo (Fine)

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        Jazz in LA [Signed].

      Kiel: Germany: Nieswand Verlag, 1990.. First Edition Limited Folio, 18 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, 48 x 34.5 cm. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND EDITOR. Limited edition, #79 of 200 numbered copies with a further 20 copies numbered I-XX for the author's use. Edited by Ingo Wulff with text by Herb Geller, Bob Willoughby and Mike Zwerin. Text in English. Stiff wraps. Unusual construction, bound by brass tubing at the spine. 17 pages of photos on heavy, glossy card stock with writings interspersed on dark green, high quality, art paper. Covers of heavy gray card stock, doubled over with illustrations on both sides. Excellent reproductions of black and white performance photos of jazz greats including Wardell Gray, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Stan Kenton and others, along with several photographs of a Jay McNeely concert. Softcover Softcover Fine

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        Eugenio Onieghin

      Fogola 1990 Con due acquaforti originali firmate di Mario Calandri (cm 22,5x15 e cm 12,5x14,5). Traduzione in versi italiani di Giovanni Giudici 4to pp. 223 ril, custodia Ottimo (Fine)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Della fisionomia dell'uomo

      Cento Amici del Libro 1990 Un compendio con cinque litografie e un commento di Fabrizio Clerici. Litografie originali a piena pagina firmate dall'Artista (cm 34x26) Folio (cm 34,5x26) pp. 50 br e custodia in tela e carta decorata Ottimo (Fine) [Parmiggiani, 2009]

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        The General In His Labyrinth - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      Alfred A. Knopf 1990 8vo; [xiv], 285, [5] pages First American Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Signed by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez directly on the title page; Gabriel García Márquez's most political novel is the biography of General Simón Bolívar, the man who tried to unite a continent. In 1830, as Bolívar takes a last journey down the Magdalena River, he is revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life

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        Le Maine et l'Anjou, historiques, archéologiques et pittoresques. Tome Ier : La Sarthe

      Editions Les Sillons du Temps 1990 Recueil des Sites et des Monuments les plus remarquables sous le rapport de l'art et de l'histoire, des départements de la Sarthe, de la Mayenne et de Maine-et-Loire, dessinés par le Baron de Wismes, lithographiés par les meilleurs artistes de Paris, un des 400 exemplaires "Classiques" numérotés sur papier traditonnel 170 g., 1 vol. grand in-folio reliure éditeur plein skyvertex bleu sous étui cartonné marbré, dos et plats ornés, [ Typographie de Vincent Forest et Emile Grimaud, Nantes, Imprimerie lithographique d'Auguste Bry, Paris, 1856 ], Editions Les Sillons du Temps, 1990, 204 pp. avec 35 planches hors texte, auxquels on joint une suite de 16 planches en feuillets Magnifique exemplaire de cette superbe réédition, en parfait état (comme neuf). Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        Dante anarca

      Edizioni della Pergola 1990 Poemetto di G. Oreglia con 6 grandi acqueforti originali di Walter Valentini, numerate e firmate Ottimo (Fine)

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        Richard Hamilton, 1990

      Fotografia originale Firma e numerazione dell'Artista sul retro Ottimo (Fine)

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        Annotazioni di luce in otto momenti per Holzwege di Martin Heidegger

      Grafica Uno 1990 8 incisioni all'acquatinta originali a piena pagina, numerate e firmate, di Roberto Ciaccio (cm 44x33). Traduzione di P. Chiodi ed A. Hofstadter. Testo in italiano, inglese e tedesco. Opera edita nel 1990-1992 Carta Hahnemuhle 300 gr per le incisioni, Hahnemuhle 220 gr e Shiohara per il testo, Duchene Colombe per la suite. Gli esemplari in numerazione romana contengono la suite delle acquatinte Perfetto (Mint)

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        Dizionario enciclopedico dei pittori e degli incisori italiani.,Milano,Giorgio Mondadori,1990

      Giorgio Mondadori 1990 Milano, 1990; 11 voll., ril., pp. 5082, ill. e tavv. b/n col., cm 21x29. italiano 88-374-067

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        Histoire universelle de l'art. (11 Tomes - Complet)

      Larousse 1990 Tome I : Les premières civilisations. Préhistoire - Egypte - Orient ; Tome II : L'Antiquité : Grèce et Rome ; Tome III : Afrique - Amérique - Asie ; Tome IV : Le Moyen-Age. Art byzantin - Art islamique ; De Rome à l'art préroman ; Tome V : Le Moyen Age. Art roman et art gothique ; Tome VI : XVe siècle : La Renaissance. Le Quattrocento italien ; La peinture italienne ; Tome VII : Renaissance et Maniérisme. Italie, Espagne et Portugal, France, Pays-Bas, Grande-Bretagne, Allemagne et pays germaniques. Vers le XVIIe siècle ; Tome VIII : Classicisme et Baroque ; Tome IX : Le XIXe siècle ; Tome X : Le XXe siècle ; Tome XI : Index ; 11 vol. in-4 rel. cartonnage éditeur noir, plat illustré, dos lisse orné, très nomb. ill. en couleurs sur papier couché, Larousse, Paris, 1990, 401-XXIII ; 385-XXV ; 391-XXIII ; 393-XXIII ; 404-XIX ; 404-XI ; 406-X ; 410-XI ; 396-X ; 393-XV et 110 pp. Reliée dans un élégant cartonnage très décoratif, cette vraie somme historique et artistique est servie par une iconographie de la plus grande richesse. Bel exemplaire en parfait état. Rare complet. Français

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        Emynau Williams Pantycelyn

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gwasg Gregynog, 1990 In green quarter cloth with green boards, covers with images of Williams on his Horse. Title in gilt to spine. Internally has an ink dedication by the author, dated 1991, attractive frontis, (xi), [1], 81 pp, an edition limited to 250 cloth copies. An excellent copy of a very desirable title.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Ved døden ('At the Death').

      Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1990. Oblonged small4to. Original grey photoillustrated hardcover boards. 96 pp. Illustrated throughout. Minor shelfwear with light surface marks. Inside clean. A very rare item.. By the author of 'Drum'. 'At the Death' is possible the most extreme of Krass Clement's works. In this important photo documentary Krass Clement follows his mother, her last days at the hospital. But doesn't stop there. With his camera he photographs her death, the autopsy and the funeral until the burning of the coffin. First edition. Rarely seen

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        Travelling the World: The Illustrated Travels of Paul Theroux

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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