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        Patrimony: a True Story - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1991 - A most handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This one SIGNED by author Philip Roth directly on the title page; Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father -famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollections- battles the brain tumor that will kill him. The son, full of love, anxiety, and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal, and, as he does so, discloses the survivalist tenacity that has distinguished his father's long, stubborn engagement with life First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        La Sombra del Aguila [Napoleonic Age]

      Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos. 1991. One of 30 copies, all hors commerce, each numbered and signed by Samuel Cesar Palui, Ernesto Lowenstein and Ruben R. Lapolla, this copy #12, all on velin d&#39;Arches paper. Page size: 15 x 11 inches; 14pp. Bound: loose as issued in original white paper wrappers, housed in publisher&#39;s red cloth clamshell box, with cork on front and back panels and spine title in black on spine, in red with author&#39;s name in black on front panel, fine. llustrated with four original etchings by Jorge Simes that were printed by Mirta Ripoll. The initials that open each chapter are designed by Amelia Rigon. The text was printed at the Artesanias Graficas Printing Plant by Ruben Lapolla with the supervision of Samuel Cesar Palui in 14 Aster. The literal translation of the Spanish title is "Eagle&#39;s Shadow." This is the first book written by the well-known Spanish writer, Artura Perez- Reverte - although it is not the first published. An historical novel, it centers on the Russian campaign in 1812 where Napoleon&#39;s troops were so decimated. A battalion formed by Spanish prisoners fighting for the French Army try to desert and join the Russians. The Emperor misunderstands the move and takes it for an act of heroism and sends in support a charge of cavalry with unexpected consequences. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9989.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        The Cimelio of Bodoni, the work and its printer in essays / Facsimile of the Cemilio Tipografico Pittorico (2 vols.)

      Edizioni Valdogena / David R. Godine, Verona / Boston 1991 - Two volumes in slipcase. Vol. I The facsimile, for which Bodoni's texts were printed in flat bed letterpress with the frames and miniatures printed in nine color offset on specially made papers by Cartiere Magnani. 176 pp. Vol. II The Commentary was printed in letterpress and and offset on Fedrigoni and Bodonia paper. 74 pp. Gilt lettered red boards. Top edge gilted. Copy number 40 of 400 copies printed. Beautiful set in fine slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE DARK TOWER III: THE WASTE LANDS

      Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.,. [1991]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and cloth slipcase. (#96931). First edition. Limited to 1250 copies of which this is one of 1200 numbered copies for sale signed by King and artist Ned Dameron. This is copy #893.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        100 YEARS OF ALABAMA FOOTBALL A Century of Champions 1892-1992 Alabama

      Longstreet Press, Atlanta, GA 1991 - Very Good with no dust jacket; In slipcase. Limited edition of 750 copies of which this is copy number 653. SIGNED by Gene Stallings, coach; Bobby Humphrey, '88; Cornelius Bennett, '86; Ozzie Newsome, '77; John Hannah, '72; Johnny Musso, '71; Kenny Stabler, '67; Lee Roy Jordan, '62; Harry Gilmer, '47; Fred Sington, '30 and Hoyt Wu Winslett, '26. ; Color and b/w Photographs; 162 pages [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gibson's Books]
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        THE DARK TOWER III: THE WASTE LANDS

      Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.,. [1991]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126322). First edition. Brief signed inscription by King on the front free endpaper: "For -- / Be well / Stephen King." The third volume in the series. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-150. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-164.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        THE DARK TOWER III: THE WASTE LANDS [or mispelled as THE WASTELANDS]

      Hampton Falls: Donald M. Grant Publisher Inc [1991], 1991 First edition. Copy #867/1200 for sale [of 1250 total copies] signed by both the author, Stephen King, and by the artist, Ned Dameron, on the limitation/signature page. 512 pages, illustrated. Fine copy in Dust Wrapper in slipcase.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        The Photo Journal Guide to Marvel Comics - Deluxe Limited Edition A-Z

      Nevada: Gerber Publising Company, Inc., 1991. 336 Number pages plus 16 pages of Pre-Superhero Marvel Comics available only in this Deluxe Edition. Original Brown Slipcase with very attractive padded brown boards. This is the Deluxe, Limited, Numbered and Signed Edition Number 918 of 2500 signed by Stan Lee, Chairman of the Board of Marvel Entertainment. Dust jacket is black with color illustrations and red and orange lettering on front and orange lettering on spine. Volume Three A-J and Volume Four K-Z are combined and bound into one book as the Deluxe Edition. Introduction by Stan.Lee. Complete cataloging system for Marvel Comics 1961-1986. Relative Value Index RVI for 15,000 Marvel Comics. and Detailed Artist Compilation. Welcome to the World of Marvel Comics; introduced by the master story teller, Stan Lee who championed the comeback of Comic book superheroes starting in 1961 and is still going strong. Once underrated, comic book artists have gained international recognition for their unprecedented skill as so colorfully illustrated thorughout this reference work. What was once thought of as a medium for children alone now commands a readership from ages 5-50 and beyond. Contents of Volume 3 A-J - Title Page, Conents, Acknowledgements, Introduction by Stan Lee, Key Using this Reference Book, RVI Value, Pre-Superhero Marvel Comics (This Deluxe Edition Only), Marvel Comics A through J. Contents for Volume 4 KZ - Title Page, Introduction Key RVI, Collecting Marvel Comics, Grading Buying Selling Investment, Storage Preservation Restoration, Marvel Magazines, Marvel Foreign Comics, Marvel Comics K through Z, Marvel Artist Index, and Title Index. On the front of the dust jacket this Deluxe Edition claims 7,950 Color Illustrations. The dust jacket flap notes 17,700 Color Illustrations of Marvel Comics from June 1961, the beginning though 1990. Whatever the case, this book is filled with Color Marvel Comic Covers and other color illustrations. Scans Available. Large heavy set that may incur additonal charges for priority shipping to some locations. . Signed by Author. Hard Back. As New/Near Fine. Illus. by Gerber, Ernst. 10" x 14".

      [Bookseller: Dons Book Store]
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        In the Native State

      London: Faber, 1991 - RARE SIGNED FIRST EDITION HARDBACK. First Edition, First Impression, signed by Author. One of this amazing writer's best works. A radio play that rushes you off to India and England in two time zones, mixes up the races and places, and utterly beguiles. Witty, sharp, funny, moving. True Stoppard excellence on every page. And SIGNED on the half title, which makes this very rare indeed and supremely collectable. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOKSNIFFER]
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        Edward Borein, the update The watercolors, etchings, and drawings

      H.G. Davidson 1991 - Limited, 500 copies. Personally inscribed by author, "To ________From Harold G. Davison, with best wishes from the author, Santa Barbara, California 1991." Dustjacket lightly rubbed at extremities, now contained within mylar cover. Brown leather boards pristine, binding is tight, corners sharp and inner pages crisp and unmarked. Laid-in owner note regarding signature. ; 219 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books on the Boulevard]
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        Edward Borein The Update. The Watercolors, Etchings, and Drawings

      Harold G. Davidson, Santa Barbara 1991 - Large quarto. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of Borein's works and photographs, as well as a frontispiece drawing of Edward Borein by William Oberhadt. One of 500 copies, inscribed by the author on the half title. Harold G. Davidson wrote four books about Edward Borein and was considered the outstanding authority on the life and work of Borein. Laid in is an annoucement "The Borein Collection" announcing the publication of the bookVery scarce, virtually unobtainable. One of 500 copies, inscribed by the author on the half title [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Randall House (ABAA)]
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        Photograph of Five Former Presidents Signed

      Am Official Color Photograph of Five Former Presidents Signed By George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter,Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon[PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES]. An official color photograph of Five Former Presidents of the United States. Signed. Simi Valley: [November 4, 1991].An official color photograph of Five Former Presidents Signed by George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan. Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon. Measures 9 3/4 x 7 inches which includes a top border where above their respective images is found the ink signatures of the five, with Reagan adding, "With Very Best Wishes," to his. Handsomely matted, framed and glazed with a 2 1/2-inch diameter gold seal featuring the Seal of the President of the United States below the photograph. Framed to an overall size of 19 3/4 x 18 inches. Overall fine.Photo was taken at the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on November 4, 1991 at its Simi Valley location. The five Presidents are pictured standing together outside, in front of them a podium bearing the seal of the president.HBS 66487.$7,500

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC ]
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        Moscow-Boston.

      Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1991. - 3 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 inches. Russian billfold. faux crocodile patterned leather with found objects. original box. framed and mounted in plexiglas box. Edition of 37 plus 3 artist proofs. Signed and numbered on the box by Trockel. The piece comprises an ordinary workers billfold such as one might find on a street in Moscow and the objects included herein; a pill (aspirin?), 2 coins, 4 ruble notes, a coupon, a b/w photograph with handwritten note, a b/w postcard mailed from the U.S., a bill, a ticket (transit?), paper with hand written address, small photograph folder, another ticket? and a piece of paper with an engraving of a man lying on a board. The objects gathered were constructed to form an implied narrative. The edition was produced following Trockel's first trip to the USSR with the staff and artists of the Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston in 1990. Commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Art Limited Editions Series, all proceeds from their sale went to benefit CIA exhibitions and programs. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Dictionnaire Ampélographique

      - Jeanne Laffitte. Tours. 1991. 36 cm. 7 vol. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial. Traité Général de viticulture. Texto en francés . Muy buen estado. GA8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        Zero at the Bone - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      St. Martin's Press, New York 1991 - A handsome First Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with some minor edgewear. Signed and inscribed in the year of publication by author Mary Willis Walker directly on the half-title page; Mary Willis Walker's scarce first novel First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Bildmanifest Das O. M. Theater 1991, 119 x 84 cm, zweiseitig, nummeriert und signiert

      Edition Nekrophil, Verlag IL Köln 1991 - Offset, 119 x 84 cm, zweiseitig, Vorderseite: Bilddichtung mit 29 Farbphotographien, Rückseite: ganzseitige Wortdichtung, Nr. 1-250, num. und sign. Edition Nekrophil, Ed. Nr. 4. Size: Folio

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        Lorca Sun.

      Newlyn: Terry Frost, 1991 - Image size: 56 x 37.5 cm. Sheet size: 75.5 x 57 cm. Fine condition. Presented in an oak lime waxed frame. Original lithograph and aquatint on Somerset wove paper. Edition of 25. Signed and dated in pencil lower right by Frost, numbered lower left. Kemp 130. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Art of Wu Guanzhong. Catalogue of Exhibition of Chinese Paintings in Singapore, 1991

      Singapore: P G Publishing, 1991 - Large quarto, 28.7*23.5*2cm, wt:1.1kg. 71 color plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        THE DARK TOWER III: THE WASTE LANDS .

      Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., [1991] - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 1250 copies of which this is one of 1200 numbered copies for sale signed by King and artist Ned Dameron. This is copy #893. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and cloth slipcase. (#96931) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Hundred Years War. [Comprising Trial by Battle (with) Trial by Fire (with) Divided Houses]. COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Faber -2009 1991 - 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition [first volume second impression], with numerous maps and plans (many full-page) in the text, small label scar on front free endpaper of first volume; orginal cloth, gilt backs, a very good, bright, clean set in the dustwrappers. Sumption's masterly trilogy comprises Vol. I: Trial by Battle (1990; second impression 1991); Vol. II: Trial by Fire (first impression 1999); Vol. III: Divided Houses (first impression 2009). COMPLETE SETS OF FIRST EDITIONS ARE EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Four Eyes, 4- Eyes, They offer you spectacles they did not use. Too bad to make them for their support.

      Cologne: Texte zur Kunst, 1991. - 6 1/4 x 3 x 1 1/4 inches. black rimed spectacles in case with cloth wipe. each lens is of a different gage (two different lenses). Edition of 100. Signed and numbered by Trockel on spectacle's tag. Spiral/Walcoal Art Centre, International Index of Multiples, pg. 193. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        The White Castle. Translated by Victoria Holbrook.

      George Braziller, New York 1991 - First U.S. edition / First printing. Uncorrected proof. Signed by the Nobel laureate author. White printed wrappers. 161 pages. Very fine. A beautiful copy and rare signed. Note: This is the uncorrected proof and should not be confused with the hardcover edition. Very few proofs were produced which makes this a highly desirable collector's item. Pamuk was the 2006 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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        The Civil War - 3 Volumes

      Norwalk, CT: Easton Press 1991 - Hardcover, 8vo, 840, 988, 1106 pp; red leather w/elaborate gilt decorations and titles; all edges gilt, silk moire eps, silk ribbon markers; Very Good condition;SIGNED by the author in Volume I; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shirley Dyess, Inc. dbaThe Dust Jacket]
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        THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS - "LUXE" EDITION SIGNED BY WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS

      Lococo Mulder, New York 1991 - np (16pp), 7 color and 1 b&w illustration + front cover. This elegant William S. Burroughs artist book cum object contains seven color screenprint reproductions (one for each sin) of "shotgun paintings" interleaved with brief texts by the artist/author. It's frontispiece is a Robert Mapplethorpe image of Burroughs wielding a shotgun, and the front cover is replete with a unique sheet of red pellet-riddled balsa wood veneer laid down to the black linen covered board, as issued. From the stated "Luxe Edition" of one hundred and fifty copies only, it is BOLDLY SIGNED by William S. Burroughs in black ink across the title page, though not numbered as is seemingly called for by the colophon. A most handsome copy. 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Édouard Vallet, maître de la gravure suisse *

      Éditions du Verseau, Denges dans le feu de l'automne 1991. - Relié toile verte 32 x 25, jaquette illustrée. Niquelle. Riche iconographie en noir et en couleur. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et illustré (438 numéros: 113 eaux-fortes, 66 xylographies, 60 lithographies, le solde concernant des images reproduites en procédés photomécaniques), enrichi de quelques textes sur le domaine, avec liste des expositions et bibliographie. Incontournable, fondamental et pas si fascotte à dénicher. Édition originale. L'un des 1'000 exemplaires ordinaires, après 80 luxe avec gravure signée.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCE ET DES FRANCAIS AU JOUR LE JOUR. EN 12 TOMES SOUS EMBALLAGES.

      Plon. 1991 - RO20073176: Environ 120 pages par tome. Titre et fleuron en doré. 1ère de couverture illustrée en doré. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc et couleurs, dans le texte et hors texte. Ouvrage sous enballages plastiques sauf le tome 7. Auteurs : Castelot, Decaux, Jullian, Levron. Tome 1 : De la préhistoire aux Carolingiens. Tome 2 : La jeunesse de la France. Tome 3 : Cent ans de guerre. Tome 4: Le moyen âge s'achève. Tome 5 : Le flamboiement de la renaissance. Tome 6 : L'unité en marche. Tome 7 : Les rayons du soleil. Tome 8 : Vers la fin de la monarchie. Tome 9 : De la cocardes aus abeilles. Tome 10 : Le siècle des révolutions. Tome 11 : De la défaite à la victoire. Tome 12 : Notre temps. In-4 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat du neuf. Couv. fraîche. Dos impeccable. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis.

      Harcourt Brace and Company, Orlando 1991 - Uncorrected proof of the Nobel-Prize winning author's second book to be translated into English. Octavo, original blue wrappers. Signed and dated by Saramago. In fine condition. The Portugese writer Jose Saramago is the recipient of both the 1995 Camões Prize and 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. Harold Bloom described him as "the greatest living novelist" and considers him to be "a permanent part of the Western canon (Evans, 2002). The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis is "[t]he greatest of his novels" (New Statesman), "[a] capacious, funny, threatening novel" (New York Times Review of Books). Saramago "has created a body of work of luminous power: ironic, intellectually playful, dense and strange" (Scotsman)."A patient, old fashioned novel full of dialogue and detail, mist, streets, squares, statues, meals, rooms, neighbors, life in a particular hotel of modest pretentions. Ao much 'reality,' carefully documented, lovingly piled up" (The New York Times). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Kormak's Saga

      Merino Press, ACT, Australia 1991 - 84 pages. Card covers. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. This hard to find book is in as-new condition. "Kormak Ogmundsson was born in Iceland in the later half of the 10th Century, about 100 years after the first permanent Norse settlement in 874 A.D. During his life he was to become a Viking raider in Ireland and also a poet at the court of King Harald Greyfell of Norway. This 'transcreation' of Kormak's Saga follws the life and poetry of Kormak, as well as that of his descendents, through Ireland and Australia, as each vainly persues Steingerd, the women Kormak hopes to win through the honesty in his verse and his deeds." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE WORTHING SAGA (Very Fine Signed First Hardcover Edition)

      Century Legend, UK 1991 - Century Legend, UK. First appearance in the UK, first hardcover anywhere in this wonderful omnibus edition of the author's significant early work, including his first novel, "Hot Sleep", originally published in trade paperback by Baronet, as well as material from his collection, "Capitol", his very first book which was also published by Baronet. Unread and in very fine condition, the boards are perfection incarnate, the tight spine is no slouch either, the pages remain untouched by human hand and the dustjacket is simply superb. AS NEW AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        HOCKNEY&#39;S ALPHABET DRAWINGS BY ... WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS EDITED BY STEPHEN SPENDER

      [London]: Faber and Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, [1991].. Small folio. Quarter gilt vellum and Fabriano over boards. Illustrations in color. Fine in matching slipcase with pictorial label. First edition, deluxe signed issue. One of two hundred and fifty numbered copies (of three hundred), specially printed and bound, and signed by Hockney, Spender, and 22 of the contributors. A number of significant poets and prose-writers served as contributors to the text accompanying Hockney&#39;s renderings of the letters of the alphabet for this fund- raising effort, including Patrick Leigh- Fermor, Seamus Heaney, Julian Barnes, Iris Murdoch, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Douglas Adams, Doris Lessing, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ted Hughes, William Boyd, Arthur Miller, Craig Raine, John Updike, Anthony Burgess, Paul Theroux et al. Among those contributors signing this copy are Heaney, Oates, A. Miller, Murdoch, Mailer, Sontag, Updike, Lessing, Barnes, Pritchett, Golding, et al. Theroux, Burgess, Ted Hughes and Vidal were unavailable to sign these deluxe copies.

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        Hockney&#39;s Alphabet

      London: Faber and Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, , 1991. Folio. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine in blue and gilt, housed in a grey cloth slipcase. 26 colour drawings, one for each letter of the alphabet by David Hockney. Written contributions by; Douglas Adams, Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Patrick Leigh Fermor, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, David Hockney, Kazuo Ishiguro, Erica Jong, Doris Lessing, Norman Mailer, Ian McEwan, Arthur Miller, Iris Murdoch, Nigel Nicolsen, John Julius Norwich, Joyce Carol Oates, V.S. Pritchett, Craig Raine, Susan Sontag, Stephen Spender, John Updike, Anthony Burgess, Ted Hughes, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, and T.S. Eliot. A fine copy in fine slipcase. First edition, first impression. Special edition, signed by Hockney and Spender, of this collaborative effort made to raise money for the AIDS Crisis Trust. Spender invited several British and American writers to contribute with texts that could accompany Hockney&#39;s specially drawn alphabet. Writers who contributed include several Faber authors such as William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as Ian McEwan, Iris Murdoch, and Gore Vidal; Norman Mailer declined, but his "letter refusing seemed such a good model for Polite Rejection" that it was nonetheless published as his contribution (Preface).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MY SISTER-LIFE

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Yuri Kuper. Large folio (16" x 23") imaginatively halfbound with a gray goatskin spine and the same leather used as strips on the fore-edge of each cover with treated handmade paper sides using the same paper as the text. Housed in a slipcase made of tough gray linen-rayon. Printed letterpress on paper made by hand to resemble the sort of stock produced in the 1920s in the Soviet Union. To attain this effect, Russian newspapers were cut into minute pieces and incorporated with rags and cotton pulp with individual Cyrillic letters floated onto the mixture before the process was completed. Illustrated with six etchings by Yuri Kuper printed in Paris on Hahnemuhle paper by Aldo Crommelynck, whose superlative techniques, inherited from the European crafts tradition, have been used by such artists as Picasso, Jasper Johns, and Jim Dine. SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Copy #198 of only 250, one of the smallest limitations of the club. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        ELLIPSES - A Magazine of Arts and Ideas From New Brunswick to New Hope

      Princeton, New Jersey - 1991-2. LIMITED EDITION - #418, with original limitation slip on cover. Contents include Nobel Laureate CAMILO JOSE CELA, unexhibted premier ILLUSTRATIONS BY PABLO PICASSO, a review by ERNEST HEMINGWAY (reprinted by permission of New Directions), and more. 96pp on fine glossy paper, in stiff wraps, with cover illustration by Picasso. IN NEAR FINE CONDITION, with curl to lower edge, due to improper shelving. In a protective mylar sleeve. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Damien Hirst - Signed, limited edition

      Institute of Contemporary Arts / Jay Jopling, London 1991 - Catalog to Hirst's first solo exhibition Internal Affairs. Limited edition of 250 copies bound in blue artificial leather (from a total of 2000). Yellow lettering on front cover and spine. Signed and numbered in pen on the rear end paper by Damien Hirst. With a foreword by Iwona Blazwick, an introduction by Charles Hall and a fictional conversation between Hirst and French artist Sophie Calle. Added as issued are 2 facsimile letters from Sophie Calle to Damien Hirst. Illustrated with color plates throughout. Will require additional insurance costs for shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Concept Books]
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        The Lagoon and Other Stories

      Bloomsbury, London 1991 - Inscribed lovingly by Janet on the FEP to her good friend Dorothy Ballantyne , "with memories of many happy visits, including the most recent one to yourself & Robert in London Street Dunedin" and dated June 1991. Dorothy Ballantyne was a friend of Janet Frame who looked after Frame's house during her visit to the US in 1968/69. A unique association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

      Lococo Mulder (1991), New York - First Trade Edition, folio, with seven multicolor images created by Burroughs using a shotgun and a portrait of Burroughs shooting by Robert Mapplethorpe. Superb copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author for Victor [Bockris]: "with memories of many years of shared and sometimes extreme experience." Bockris authored WITH WILLIAM BURROUGHS: A REPORT FROM THE BUNKER in 1981, a collection of interviews he had with Burroughs and that Burroughs had with the likes of Lou Reed, Patti Smith, Alan Ginsberg, and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Veröffentlichungen der Städtischen Galerie Albstadt ; Nr. 71 Otto Dix zum 100. Geburtstag : Zeichnungen, Pastelle, Aquarelle, Kartons, Druckgraphik, Glasfenster aus eigenen Beständen ; Städtische Galerie Albstadt, 14. April bis 16. Juni 1991.

      Albstadt : Städtische Galerie 1991 - Allgemein gut erhalten, Einbandecken etwas bestoßen, 248 S. : überwiegend Ill. ; 24 cm Deutsch 1000g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artmedia Verlags GmbH]
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        Comparative Animal Physiology

      Wiley-Blackwell, 1991. 4th Edition. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-60135425; EAN: 9780471857679

      [Bookseller: Media Mall]
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        Anjos Proibidos [WITH] Various Sets of Publisher&#39;s Proofs for the American edition entitled: Anjos Proibidos: Forbidden Angels

      (Ipirangia, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Itamarati Grafica e Editora. no date - 1991). First. First edition. Small oblong quarto. Very brief text in Portuguese. Twenty-four photographic images. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with a small smudge on the rear panel. An exceptionally rare book of nude photography of adolescent Brazilian girls, published to accompany an exhibition of photographs in Sao Paulo. The devoutly Roman Catholic Brazilian government authorities seized and then destroyed 236 copies of the 500 copy run of this title just a week after its publication. Police raided Cabral&#39;s studio, gallery, and printer, and confiscated his negatives and existing prints of the photographs. After two years and legal vindication, Cabral received his negatives back, although in varying degrees of damage.The American edition, titled Anjos Proibidos: Forbidden Angels, and published by Ophelia Editions in 2000, with 27 additional photographs was again suppressed when one of the models, now grown to adulthood, sued for invasion of privacy. Despite the publisher&#39;s eventual victory in the lawsuit, the book was still effectively suppressed, and when it now appears on the secondary market, it invariably commands four figures.[WITH] publisher&#39;s maquette and proofs for the American edition, as follows: 1. a full set of printer&#39;s "blue" proofs for the photos, text, and dustwrapper on blue proofing paper; 2. a full set of same on glossy paper; and 3. a full set of the folded and gathered sheets on glossy paper, laid into a proof of the dustwrapper.A rare book, with unique accompanying material. Provenance on request. OCLC locates two copies of the American edition, and no copies of the Brazilian edition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Waste Lands / Stephen King ; Illustrated by Ned Dameron - [Series: the Dark Tower ; 3]

      Hampton Falls, N. H. : Donald M. Grant Publisher, 1991. Stated 1st Edition. Subjects: Roland (Fictitious character : King) --Fiction. Description: 509 p. : col. Ill. ; 24 cm. Form/Genre: Fantasy fiction. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher&#39;s protective shrink-wrap.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        BIRDS OF NEW GUINEA (VOL. 5) (AUTHENTIC FACSIMILE EDITION) Parrots, Pigeons, Cockatoos, Quail

      Hill House. New;. 1991. Hardcover. 75 Plates. This is not a mere reproduction. This is an exact facsimile of an original held in the Libraries of the British Museum (Natural History) in London and Tring. It is not a reproduction, because no camera was used in transferring the images from the originals. The paper used is 130 gsm mat art paper. This facsimile carries faithfully every spot, mark or stain as the original. It also carries the original Museum Department of Zoology stamps, and librarian&#39;s annotations. The color printing is so accurate that, from behind glass, the naked eye would be unable to distinguish the original from the facsimile. This facsimile is exactly the same size as the original (Imperial Folio: 22" x 15"). It is cased-in and bound between 4 mm. The boards are covered in special Japanese Saifu cloth, gold stamped on the spine, and with the gold Crown Cipher of the British Museum (Natural History) on the front, and blind embossed on the inner margin of the front boards. The end-papers are of special wood-free heavy grade paper, printed in a generated repetitive pattern of the Museum&#39;s Library stamps. The publisher has not intruded into the authenticity of the book, leaving the publication data printed only on the very last page at the end of the book block. This book is individually numbered on the inside front board, hand wrapped in protective brown paper, and placed in its own crush-proof outer carton. The carton is then sealed, numbered and signed on the outside by the printer&#39;s quality control officer. ; Vol. 5 .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        The Voidoid

      New York: CUZ, 1991. The very uncommon 1991 1st edition, SIGNED BY RICHARD HELL on the title page. Even though the limitation states --erroneously-- that there were 521 copies issued, the author confirms that there were far, far fewer than that done (more along the lines of 30 to 40 copies). A sharp, well-preserved copy to boot. Bright and Near Fine in its original stapled wrappers. Very light scuffing at the lower panel edges and one inconspicuous crease along the spine, otherwise clean as could be. Quarto, 45 pgs. An early meditation (published in its completed form in 1991) from the lead singer and songwriter of the seminal 70s New York Punk band The Voidoids. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Great Books of the Western World (Complete 60 Volume Set)

      Encyclopaedia Britannica. Fine; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 40%. . Sale price ends soon!***. 1991. Second Edition/Second Printing. Hardcover. Complete 60 volume set. Black cloth (faux leather ) covers with red, blue, and green spine labels and gilt stamping, are pristine. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Pages clean and appear unread. This set is in like new condition! ; 18.30 X 12.50 X 10.70 inches; 37000 pages .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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