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        THE MOTHER GOOSE COLLECTION OF SIX LIMITED EDITION PRINTS: "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 PELVIN

      New York: Serigrafica. Fine with no dust jacket. 1990. Paper. (Mother Goose Collection. ) ; Silk screen; (Mother Goose Collection. ) Silkscreens. New York: Serigrafica, 1990: Moser, Barry, "Alice," #268/300, sgd & numbered in pencil by Moser; Chwast, Seymour, "The Kilkenny Cats," #225/300, sgd by Chwast; Pelvin, Daniel, "Cat and the Fiddle," #225/300, sgd by Pelvin; Billout, Guy, "Children on Ice," #295/300, sgd by Billout; Van Allsburg, Chris, "Around the Green Gravel," #229/300, sgd by Van Allsburg below image. Each 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 in; 673 x 520 mm on Rives BFK paper. Crisp & clean. A collection of loose prints and heavy white glassine interleaving. The 6 prints are fine indeed while the two of the four glassines are wrinkled. Without box. On brilliant white paper. Striking set for framing. ; 0 .

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        Limited Inc

      First edition of the French translation of wich no leading copies exists. Signed autograph from the author to Jos (Joliet) enriched with a precision handwritten on loose leaf, of Jacques Derrida about a passage in this text. Joseph Joliet, alumnus Derrida became a very close friend of the philosopher. Very attentive to writing Joliet, Derrida write the preface to his novel, "The child sitting dog" and his support in difficult times (cf. Derrida Benoit Peeters). Spine slightly lightened by sun light, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Galilée Paris 1990 15x24cm broché

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        Padraic Fiacc (Irish Poet).

      1990. Ireland, c. 1990. Original / Vintage Photograph on archival paper. Image: 26 cm x 20 cm / Framed: 34 cm x 29 cm. From the library and personal archive of irish photographer John Minihan. Titled and signed by John Minihan verso with his Copyright stamp. Beautifully framed. John Minihan is an Irish photographer, born in Dublin in 1946 and raised in Athy, County Kildare. At the age of 12 he was brought to live in London, and went on to become an apprentice photographer with the Daily Mail. At the age of 15 he won the Evening Standard amateur photography competition. At 21 he became the youngest staff photographer for the Evening Standard. For thirty years he remained in London, returning every year to his hometown of Athy to record the people and their daily lives.nnThe work of Minihan in Athy makes up a large part of his canon. Minihan began taking photos in Athy when he was 16. The photos are an attempt to document the lives of the ordinary people of the town in their day to day business and also in times of joy and sadness, notably during the wake of a woman called Katy Tyrrell.nIn between documenting Athy on visits home, Minihan continued his career on Fleet Street, which included the iconic snap of the 19-year-old Lady Diana Spencer in the garden of the nursery at which she worked, the morning sun to her back, her legs in silhouette through her skirt. Diana had just been announced as the Prince of Wales's love interest and photographers raced to take her photo, Minihan having the fortune to turn up first.nOver the years Minihan developed a close relationship with many writers and his photographs of Samuel Beckett show a particular affinity between the two men. Minihans photos of Beckett are some of his best known, one in particular is described as one of the greatest photos of the twentieth century. William S. Burroughs once referred to Minihan as "a painless photographer".nnMinihan is perhaps best known for his photographs of Samuel Beckett. Minihan first expressed a desire to photograph Beckett in 1969, following Becketts winning of the Nobel Prize for literature, having noticed that all the available photos of Beckett were of a poor quality;nn 'We were running a story but discovered there were only two very vague images of Beckett taken many years before. It was like he didn't exist - that was the moment I decided I wanted to meet this man and take his photograph.'nnMinihan first encountered Beckett in London in 1980, while Beckett was working on a production of one of his own plays, Endgame. Minihan met Beckett in the Hyde Park hotel and showed him some of his photos of Athy to break the ice. The two met on a number of occasions over the next few years, but it was not until 1985 that they met in Paris. They arranged to meet in the restaurant of the Hotel PLM, a regular haunt of Beckett. At ten to five, with the light fading, Minihan took the photo that would go on to be called by some as the photograph of the twentieth century. John Calder credited Minihan with capturing,nn 'the introspective, infinitely sad gaze of a man looking into the abyss of the world's woes'.nnAmong his numerous photographic publications are Photographs: Samuel Beckett (1995); Shadows from the Pale, Portrait of an Irish Town (1996); and An Unweaving of Rainbows, Images of Irish Writers, 1996.nHe is currently a freelance photographer specialising in 'the arts'. His book of photographs of Samuel Beckett was published in 1995. His photographs of Athy have been exhibited throughout the world. He was given the freedom of Athy in 1990. Minihan currently lives and works in West Cork. nMinihan's many exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world include the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, 1984; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1986; the National Portrait Gallery, London 1987/8 and the October Gallery, London 1990 as well as the Guinness Hop Store, Dublin 1991. (Wikipedia)

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        Haroun and the Sea of Stories

      London: Granta Books, (1990). London: Granta Books. (1990). First. First edition. Quarter leather marble papercovered boards. Fine. Copy 159 of 251 numbered copies Signed by the author and specially bound. .

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        HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES

      London: Granta Books, 1990 First edition, limited issue of 251 numbered copies signed by Rushdie on the limitation page. Copy #72. Quarter leather with gilt lettering , marbled paper covered boards with lgilt-stamped leather label on the front board. Issued without dustjacket. Topedge lightly rubbed. Unread copy in Near Fine condition.Signed by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. The image is of the book described and not a stock photo.

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        Haroun and the Sea of Stories

      London: Granta. (1990). First. First edition, special issue, published simultaneously with the first trade edition. Quarter leather with marbled papercovered boards with applied leather label. Fine. One of 251 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

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        HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES

      London: Granta Books, 1990 First edition, limited issue of 251 numbered copies signed by Rushdie on the limitation page. Copy #72. Quarter leather with gilt lettering , marbled paper covered boards with lgilt-stamped leather label on the front board. Issued without dustjacket. Topedge lightly rubbed. Unread copy in Near Fine condition.Signed by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. The image is of the book described and not a stock photo.

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        Haroun and the Sea of Stories

      London: Granta. (1990). First. First edition, special issue, published simultaneously with the first trade edition. Quarter leather with marbled papercovered boards with applied leather label. Fine. One of 251 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

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        Cady Noland Sam Samore Karen Sylvester.

      Köln. Galerie Max Hetzler. 1990. - Erste Auflage. 25 x 19 cm. 25 S. OKarton. Handschriftlich "amerik. Künstler" auf dem Vorderdeckel. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Durchgehend mit zum Teil farbigen Werkabbildungen der drei ausgestellten Künstler versehen. Text in englischer Sprache. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Anales del Reino de Navarra Edición anotada e índices dirigida por Susana Herreros Lopetegui.

      1987-1990. Edita Gobierno de Navarra. Dpto. de Cultura. - Imp. Grafinasa. Pamplona. . 5 Vol. . Vol.I(XXV+359) Vol.II(387) Vol.III(527) Vol.IV(492) Vol.V(XI+393). Cuarto. Media Piel. Vasco-Navarro (Historia, Navarra) . Los Anales de Navarra del Padre Moret son obra capital para la historia del viejo Reino. De ellos han bebido historiadores posteriores. Cinco volúmenes encudernados en media piel con nervios y hierros dorados en lomera. Conservan las tapas originales. En perfecto estado. History .

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        Snowbirds from the beginning

      Porthole Press, Canada 1990 - Signed 0919931146 255 pages. Signed and dated by both authors. Hand-numbered copy #1216 of 2000. Index. 65 colour photos. 297 black and white photos. 46 formation diagrams. "Colonel O.B. Philp, know as 'the father of the Snowbirds', has recalled from birth the early years of the internationally renowned aerobatic squadron. Published to mark the Snowbirds 20th anniversary in 1990." - B.C. Bookworld. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. Superb copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Possession, A Romance

      Chatto & Windus, London 1990 - Uncorrected proof. Pictorial wrappers. Slight edgewear else near fine. Signed by the author. Winner of the 1990 Booker Prize. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Cindy Sherman: Untitled Film Stills

      New York: Rizzoli, 1990. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first collection of Sherman's series of b&w photographs created between 1977 and 1980 portraying herself as actresses in publicity movie stills. The work "struck an extraordinary cultural chord" and has had an incalculable influence on a wide range of artists. Photographs by Cindy Sherman; essay by Arthur C. Danto. SIGNED BY both SHERMAN & DANTO; Sherman on the title page, Danto on the half-title; both inscribed. 95 pages; 40 full-page and full-spread b&w plates; 10.5 x 13.5 inches. Ref: Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol. 2, p.42. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        Photograph of Alexander Trocchi at the 1962 International Writers Conference

      [Edinburgh, 1990. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Fine. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Candid portrait photograph of Alexander Trocchi in profile, taken at the 1962 International Writers' Conference held at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The conference - which was on the subject of "The Novel Today" - was organized by the publisher John Calder and featured seventy writers from twenty countries. The conference gained some notoriety from the argument between Alexander Trocchi and Hugh MacDiarmid, the latter calling the former "cosmopolitan scum." Henry Miller and William Burroughs sided with Trocchi, who replied, "I am only interested in lesbianism and sodomy." The photographer, Peter Keen (1928-2009), was commissioned to record the event for THE SUNDAY TIMES. His other notable work includes portraiture - some in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery - and the photographic illustrations to Ted Hughes's RIVER (London, 1983).

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        Postmortem

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed. Advance uncorrected proof of the first edition. Yellow printed wraps with publisher's letter laid in. Signed by Patricia Cornewell in black marker on the title page. Very Good. Light wear to wraps, light reading crease to front joint, horizontal crease at bottom of spine above publisher's imprint. Printed with low-quality ink, giving adjacent pages a slight tendency to transfer ink to one another, or stick together. A very scarce format of the author's first mystery novel, in which she introduces the character Kay Scarpetta.

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        Graphe

      Editions Dorothea Keeser - Hamburg, 1990, in-folio (29x38cm) en feuilles sous étui toilé gris et couvertures rempliées. Texte de Marcelin Pleynet et 5 gravures originales à l'eau forte, en noir, de JEAN MIOTTE. "Cette édition originale de GRAPHE, poème de Marcelin Pleynet accompagné de 5 eaux-fortes de Jean Miotte est limitée à 60 exemplaires, tirés sur vélin d'Arches 250g, numérotés de 1 à 60, plus 5 exemplaires hors commerce réservés de I à V, tous signés par les deux auteurs". Notre exemplaire porte le N°43/60, bien signé au crayon par l'artiste et l'auteur. Une légère trace de pli sur le dos de la couverture et un coin de l'étui légèrement frotté sinon parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fischli, Peter und Weiss, David. Airports.

      Edition Patrick Frey, Zürich. 1990. - Quer Fol. OPb. unp. Buchrücken und Vorder- und Rückseite wie fast immer etwas ausgeblichen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of W.B. Yeats.

      1990. DIEBENKORN, Richard. Poems of W.B. Yeats. Selected and introduced by Helen Vendler. xxv, [3], 171, [2] pp. 4to, 260 x 205 mm, bound in half red morocco over green cloth, in a green and red slipcase. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1990. Limited edition of 426 copies. Yeats's poems, printed with red titles and black Baskerville monotype, are paired with six of Diebenkorn's figurative etchings, the first book illustrations he has completed. Helen Vendler describes the synthesis of the two: "The Yeatsian metamorphoses of the coat of the body and the coat of its art are re-embodied in Richard Diebenkorn's etchings here, in which the coat changes from a real garment to a metaphysical form." As new.

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        Das Kostümbuch des Lambert de Vos, Ms. or. 9

      Adeva 1990 - handschriftlich nummeriert: 37 von 480 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Septuagenarian Stew Stories and Poems

      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa, Ca. 1990 - Near fine or better paperback, signed by Bukowski to the front cover. Contents unmarked, faint trace spotting to rear cover. In protective plastic cover which is torn/chipped at top edge. ; 9.36 X 6.41 X 1.41 inches; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        DER TURMALIN*** im Pappschuber

      Aus dem Nachlass von Dr.Friedrich Benesch, IM PAPPSCHUBER Original-Ausgabe von 1990.Dr.Friedrich Benesch ( 1907 -1991 )war Theologe und Naturwissenschaftler,Priester und jahrzehnte lang als Dozent und Leiter der Freien Hochschule der Christengemeinschaft in Stuttgart tätig.Die monumentale Monographie von Dr.Friedrich Benesch erregte großes Aufsehen und erreichte binnen kürzester Zeit drei Auflagen,mit über 9000 verkauften Exemplaren. Der erhebliche Aufwand ,mit komplizierten Photomontagen,der farbig,schillernden Turmalinscheiben läßt dieses Buch zu einem einmaligen kostbaren Juwel werden. Für Naturwissenschaftler, eine Fundgrube, an umfassenden Erkenntnissen,wie für Leser ,mit dem Sinn für wertvolle,schöne,einmalige Bücher. Ein sehr gut erhaltenes ,neuwertiges,in dieser Ausgabe ,nur noch antiquarisch zu beziehendes Exemplar ,im Pappschuber ,ohne Besitzvermerk oder Anstreichungen! Als Geschenk geeignet!

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        CANCIONERO DEL MARQUÉS DE SANTILLANA. [B. U. S., Ms 2655]

      - Presentación de Pedro M. Cátedra. Transcripción de Javier Coca Senande. SALAMANCA. IBERDUERO. UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA. 1990. De 28x20 cm. 2 Volumes com [iv], 512,[ii] + xxxii, 371, [iii] págs. Encadernação do editor inteira de pele. Fac-simile impressso a cores. Exemplar 248/2000 de uma edição cuidada impressa sobre papel avergoado. O primeiro volume inclui uma reprodução fac-similada a cores deste cancioneiro do Século XV (1455?) e o segundo volume inclui a apresentação do contexto de produção do manuscrito, a descrição codicológica e a transcrição do texto. Excelente reprodução de um manuscrito que junta a grande beleza de execução à grande relevância textual, pois é considerado a mais importante e completa fonte para a fixação do texto das obras deste escritor espanhol. D. Íñigo López de Mendoza (1398-1458) foi um poderoso nobre castelhano que desempenhou um importante papel nas lutas civis de meados do Século XV e ao mesmo tempo um destacado poeta, sábio e colecionador de livros, sendo já fortemente influenciado pelo Renascimento Italiano. Tinha fortes ligações a Portugal, confessou que as suas primeiras leituras foram as cantigas dos trovadores galaico-portugueses e foi amigo de D. Afonso V a quem dedicou uma poesia. Foi ao seu filho D. Diogo, 2º Marquês de Santilhana, que D. Afonso V ofereceu as célebres Tapeçarias da conquista de Arzila, para obter o seu apoio no projecto, que o Africano acalentou, de ser rei de Castela. Location/localizacao: 3-A4-B-59

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        30.3.1990 - 20.5.1990. Ausstellungsraum Harry Zellweger.

      Basel. Harry Zellweger. 1990. 1. Auflage. 29 x 21 cm / 35 x 32 cm. 22 paginierte Blatt, 9 Blatt. OKrton / OPap-Chemise. Die Chemise materialbedingt nachgedunkelt. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Im Katalog auf dem ersten Blatt handschriftlich signiert, datiert März/April 1990, nummeriert IV / 10. Vorzugsausgabe zum Katalog (der dritten Ausstelung Tollens) mit einer beigegebenen Suite mit einer Oelarbeit auf Papier (Farbflächenmalerei, blau), verso gleich betitelt wie im Katalog, ebenfalls nummeriert und signiert. Die Vorzugsausgabe in 10 Exemplaren bestand aus 10 unikaten Malereien auf Papier, jeweils 26 x 23 cm auf Karton. Hier schöne, kraftvolle Farbvermalung in Blau. Im Innendeckel der Chemise ebenfalls signiert und nummeriert. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Deutschland / Germany, Kunst, Original-Zeichnung / Original Painting, Editionen

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        Survey of the Shores and Islands of the Persian Gulf 1820-1829. Prepared for publication and with an introduction by Andrew S. Cook.

      [London]: Archive Editions, 1990 - 5 volumes, octavo, comprising one volume of text and 55 folding charts, maps and tables in four book-form boxes. Publisher's boards, spines ruled and lettered gilt. In excellent condition. Folding map in volume I, with 55 folding maps and charts. First edition of this important assemblage of texts and charts, reproduced from original material in the India Office Library and Records, London and in the Department of Manuscripts, the British Library. "This is a publication of sea charts, harbour plans, coastal views and topographical descriptions produced during the survey of the shores and islands of the Persian Gulf carried out between 1820 and 1829 by officers of the Bombay Marine on the orders of the Bombay Government. Despite the long time that Europeans had sailed in the Gulf, the 1820s survey was the first systematic examination of its coastal topography" (Introduction). Cook here reproduces seven articles, drawn from manuscripts and printed sources held in British institutions. The articles are: a) BRUCKS, G. B. "Draft Chapters for an unpublished Account of the Survey of the Persian Gulf", c.1835 (British Library: Add MS 14382); b) MAUGHAN, Philip. "Plan for conducting the Survey of the South Coast of the Persian Gulf", 16 August 1821 (IOR: F/4/676, collection 18677); c) HOUGHTON, M. "Account of Part of the Southern Coast or Arabian Side of the Persian Gulf between Ras Musandam and Dubai", 1822 (IOR: X/10309). Facsimile of the original manuscript followed by a transcript. d) BRUCKS, G. B. "Memoir descriptive of the Navigation of the Gulf of Persia", c.1830; from Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government, NS, vol. XXIV, Bombay 1856, pp. 531–634; e) "Sailing Directions for the Gulf", 1836; from James Horsburgh, India Directory, or Directions for Sailing to and from East Indies (London 1836), Vol. 1, pp. 305–77; f) WHITELOCK, H. H. "Descriptive Sketch of the Islands and Coast situated at the Entrance of the Persian Gulf"; from Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, Vol. 8, 1838, pp. 170–188; g) WHITELOCK, H. H. "An Account of the Arabs who inhabit the Coast between Ras-el Kheimah and Abothubee [Abu Dhabi] in the Gulf of Persia, generally called the Pirate Coast"; from Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society, vol. 1, 1836–8, pp. 32–54. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        IL PARLAMENTO ITALIANO 1861 - 1988

      Nuova Cei, 1990. ATLANTE ISTITUZIONALE DELL'ITALIA. Opera in ottime condizioni in lingua italiana in 24 volumi, copertina rigida, sovraccoperta, ill. ft a colori e in b / n

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        Critique of Hermeneutic Philosophy and Method (Under the Light of Advait Vedant Phenomenology) Serial No. 30

      Gujarat University Publication, Ahmedabad 1990 - Blue/white dustjacket. Inscribed by Author 10/7/1990 on fep. Limited edition of 500 copies. 191 pgs. Notes, Neme Index. Quite Rare OCLC finds 18 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Billy Bathgate

      London: Peters Fraser and Dunlop. 1990. Stoppard's "Revised First Draft" screenplay for the film based on Doctorow's novel, released in theaters in 1991, directed by Robert Benton and starring Dustin Hoffman, Bruce Willis, Loren Dean, and Nicole Kidman. Included is a Paramount Pictures internal memo from the year before, summarizing the novel and weighing the challenges of bringing it to the screen, and concluding, "Despite the difficulties here, if a way can be found to bring Billy's journey to the screen with even some of its force and vision intact, this could make a compelling, classy, big film." Paramount, however, ultimately passed on the idea: the film was released, with a Stoppard screenplay, by Touchstone Pictures. The memo is stapled once and folded once; near fine, laid into the screenplay, which is bradbound in plain blue cardstock covers with a small abrasion on the front and a wrinkled corner on the back; near fine. The title is written on the spine and foredge. An interesting look at Hollywood's take on a classic literary novel, and a look at an early version of the film: difficulties in adapting the material to the screen -- as suggested in the Paramount memo -- led to changes in the storyline that caused Doctorow to distance himself from the film, and presumably contributed to the film's relatively poor critical reception and commercial success. Uncommon. First Edition. No Binding. Near Fine.

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        [Broadside and Flyer]: May Day: Celebrate Beltane and International Workers Day

      San Francisco: The Industrial Workers of the World / Workers Solidarity Alliance / The Reclaiming Collective. 1990. Broadside illustrated with a working man and woman meeting in a field. Measuring 11" x 17". The design is signed in print in lower right "Spain." Staple hole in upper left corner, else about fine [with]: Flyer. Measuring 8.5" x 11". Tiny chip, one staple hole, age-toning at the extremities, very good. The flyer utilizes the same image on the recto, and prints a history of May Day on the verso. OCLC locates no copies of either the broadside or the flyer. .

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        Age of Iron

      New York: Random House, 1990. Uncorrected Proof. Uncorrected Proof. Fine in printed yellow wrappers. An unread copy. Set in apartheid-era South Africa, Age of Iron explores the insidious nature of complicity and reflects on the failure of language to maintain its authority in a complex postcolonial world. Like many of her white compatriots, Elizabeth Curren, a professor of classics who is dying of cancer, has remained willfully blind to the violence and degradation around her. Signed by the author. Signed proofs by this reclusive South African Nobel Laureate, who now lives in Australia, are quite uncommon.

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        Englandspiel ontmaskerd. Schijnstoot op Nederland en België 1942 - 1944

      Ad. Donker, Rotterdam 1990 - 207 pp. Z/w foto's en kaartje. Stempel van een eigenaar op de titelpagina, omcirkeld met rode vilstift en met een roodgetekende pijl. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Guernica. Die Skizzen auf Papier. Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat aller 42 Skizzen auf Papier zu Guernica.

      Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, Graz, 1990 - Leinenkassette, 63 x 41,5 cm, 42 Abb. unter Passepartout, 30 S. Kommentar von Marie-Laure Bernadac, die limitierte Auflage beträgt weltweit 6000, für den deutschen Sprachraum 1000 nummerierte Exemplare, dieses trägt die Nr. 811, Vorderdeckel des Kommentarbandes an der Oberkante leicht randrissig, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eric SIGNED First Edition

      Gollancz 1990 - Illustrated Fantasy novel; in the DiscWorld series. SIGNED and inscribed "To Clark, Read it and Reap" on half-title page. Oversize; Fine in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DreamHaven Books]
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        Hokusai Museum, volumes 1 to 5

      Shueisha, Japan 1990 - Vol. 1, 4085970011 Birds and Flowers. Vol. 2, 408597002x Landscapes. Vol. 3, 4085970038 Beautiful Painting. Vol. 4, 4085970046 Famous Paintings. Vol. 5, 4085970054 Picture Story. All vols. have light corner bumps and light soiling to fore edge of text blocks, else VG. The above titles were obtained with the aid of an online translation tool. Japanese language throughout with plate titles and descriptions in English as well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Golden Fox (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION UNCORRECTED PROOF)

      Macmillan, 1990 Limited edition numbered #59 of 150; uncorrected proof; EXCEEDINGLY RARE

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        Padraic Fiacc (Irish Poet).

      Ireland. From the library and personal archive of irish photographer John Minihan. Titled and signed by John Minihan verso with his Copyright stamp. Beautifully framed.. Ireland, c. 1990. Original / Vintage Photograph on archival paper. Image: 26 cm x 20 cm / Framed: 34 cm x 29 cm. From the library and personal archive of irish photographer John Minihan. Titled and signed by John Minihan verso with his Copyright stamp. Beautifully framed. John Minihan is an Irish photographer, born in Dublin in 1946 and raised in Athy, County Kildare. At the age of 12 he was brought to live in London, and went on to become an apprentice photographer with the Daily Mail. At the age of 15 he won the Evening Standard amateur photography competition. At 21 he became the youngest staff photographer for the Evening Standard. For thirty years he remained in London, returning every year to his hometown of Athy to record the people and their daily lives. The work of Minihan in Athy makes up a large part of his canon. Minihan began taking photos in Athy when he was 16. The photos are an attempt to document the lives of the ordinary people of the town in their day to day business and also in times of joy and sadness, notably during the wake of a woman called Katy Tyrrell. In between documenting Athy on visits home, Minihan continued his career on Fleet Street, which included the iconic snap of the 19-year-old Lady Diana Spencer in the garden of the nursery at which she worked, the morning sun to her back, her legs in silhouette through her skirt. Diana had just been announced as the Prince of Wales's love interest and photographers raced to take her photo, Minihan having the fortune to turn up first. Over the years Minihan developed a close relationship with many writers and his photographs of Samuel Beckett show a particular affinity between the two men. Minihans photos of Beckett are some of his best known, one in particular is described as one of the greatest photos of the twentieth century. William S. Burroughs once referred to Minihan as "a painless photographer". Minihan is perhaps best known for his photographs of Samuel Beckett. Minihan first expressed a desire to photograph Beckett in 1969, following Becketts winning of the Nobel Prize for literature, having noticed that all the available photos of Beckett were of a poor quality; 'We were running a story but discovered there were only two very vague images of Beckett taken many years before. It was like he didn't exist - that was the moment I decided I wanted to meet this man and take his photograph.' Minihan first encountered Beckett in London in 1980, while Beckett was working on a production of one of his own plays, Endgame. Minihan met Beckett in the Hyde Park hotel and showed him some of his photos of Athy to break the ice. The two met on a number of occasions over the next few years, but it was not until 1985 that they met in Paris. They arranged to meet in the restaurant of the Hotel PLM, a regular haunt of Beckett. At ten to five, with the light fading, Minihan took the photo that would go on to be called by some as the photograph of the twentieth century. John Calder credited Minihan with capturing, 'the introspective, infinitely sad gaze of a man looking into the abyss of the world's woes'. Among his numerous photographic publications are Photographs: Samuel Beckett (1995); Shadows from the Pale, Portrait of an Irish Town (1996); and An Unweaving of Rainbows, Images of Irish Writers, 1996. He is currently a freelance photographer specialising in 'the arts'. His book of photographs of Samuel Beckett was published in 1995. His photographs of Athy have been exhibited throughout the world. He was given the freedom of Athy in 1990. Minihan currently lives and works in West Cork. Minihan's many exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world include the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, 1984; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1986; the National Portrait Gallery, London 1987/8 and the October Gallery, London 1990 as well as the Guinness Hop Store, Dublin 1991. (Wikipedia)

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        The Life of the Body

      Unpaginated. Illustrated with six hand-colored linoleum cuts by Susan Nees. From the limitation page: 'Handset in Jan van Krimpen's Romulus type with Michelangelo display. Printed on dampened Johanna, a 75% rag, 25% esparto grass paper, made in France. Designed by Allan Kornblum and printed on a Vandercook 219 by Julia Druskin and Jill Mackenzie at Coffee House Press. Concertina binding and plexiglass case designed and executed by Jill Jevne. Thanks to Joanne Von Blon for support of this project. Of 170 copies signed by author and artist, this is 101.'Keywords: JANE SMILEY LIFE OF BODY LITERATURE FIRST EDITION SIGNED Limited edition, #101 of 170. Signed by author and artist on limitation page. Includes plexiglass case with a charming ribbon closure at the fore-edge. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press / Espresso Editions, 1990. Limited Edition. Collectible; Like New/Fine. Nees, Susan.

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