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        In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

      NY: Viking. (1991). First thus. Inscribed by Matthiessen to his father prior to publication: "For Dad - The first copy of the new edition (out next month) - don't read it, whatever you do! Much love/ Peter/ Sanibel/ April, 1991." This "new edition" is the first printing of the 1991 reissue of Matthiessen's suppressed 1983 book about the confrontation between American Indian activists and the FBI in the early Seventies at Pine Ridge Reservation near Wounded Knee that left two federal agents and one Indian dead, and resulted in AIM activist Leonard Peltier imprisoned for life, convicted of the agents' murder in a case that as Matthiessen describes it was rife with government malfeasance. Matthiessen, his publisher, and even some bookstores who had stocked the book in 1983 were the targets of lawsuits brought by two government officials who claimed they were slandered by the hard-hitting book, which advocated the Indians' case. Until a landmark Supreme Court decision upholding Matthiessen's (and Viking's) First Amendment rights eight years later, the book was shelved, with remaining copies of it being pulped. This issue contains a 24-page epilogue that does not appear in the original edition, documenting the new evidence that AIM activist Leonard Peltier was railroaded in his conviction for the deaths of the two FBI agents, and an afterword by legendary First Amendment lawyer Martin Garbus, who defended Viking and Matthiessen in the lawsuits. Corners bumped, particularly the upper front corner; minor foxing to top edge; a very good copy in a near fine dust jacket with small corner chips. An excellent association copy, with a fine, humorous-but-telling inscription, penned at the time the author's landmark work was finally allowed to reach an audience, and as Matthiessen says, "the first copy." . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      Easton Press, 1991.. First easton press edition. Octavo. Original full leather, with raised bands and titles to the spine and front panel in gilt. Signed by Nobel Prize winning economist Paul A. Samuelson on the title page. Samuelson contributed the introduction to this volume. In fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Oxford English Dictionary. 2. Aufl. 20 Bde. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1991. 4°. OLwd.-Bde. im OU.

      

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        THE BOTTOM OF THE HARBOR

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Berenice Abbott. Large quarto (8-3/4" x 11-1/2") bound in black oasis goatskin leather with black Irish linen boards. Stories about the New York City waterfront. Illustrated with five photogravures by Berenice Abbott printed on handmade paper. SIGNED by the author on the colophon page. Issued in only 250 numbered copies, one of the smallest limitations of the club. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Bottom of the Harbor

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hard Cover. Number 115 of 250 copies. Signed by the author. This publication from the Limited Editions Club offers the ideal marriage of MitchellÕs writing and AbbottÕs photography, as the best known of their respective achievements focus on New York City. Joseph Mitchell (1908-1996) spent most of his writing career at the New Yorker magazine, where he wrote masterful tales about the unsung and unconventional life of New York and its people. Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) became famous for her black and white photographs of the city, particularly of its architecture. This volume features six of MitchellÕs most celebrated pieces, accompanied by five hors-texte gravures by Abbott. MitchellÕs stories first appeared in The New Yorker and were originally gathered in book form in 1960. Bound in quarter black Nigerian oasis over Irish linen and housed in a cloth-covered slipcase. In fine condition. 249 pages. PRI/033111. Fine.

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        The Cider House Rules

      (n.p.): Garp Enterprises/Radio-Telegraphic Company. 1991. Screenplay by Irving, based on his sixth novel, and winner of the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. This is the earliest copy of the script we have seen; the film was released in 1999. This Dated "June 14, 1991, Revised." Hand-numbered "42." Signed by Irving. 130 pages, stringbound, with one remaining brad. Foxing to pages; near fine. There are substantial textual differences between this early version and the final version. A glimpse of an award-winning script as a work in progress. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis

      Orlando: Harcourt & Brace, 1991.. Uncorrected proog 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.

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        Wrenching Times. Poems from Drum-Taps

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gwasg Gregynog, 1991 From an edition limited to just 450 copies of which this is one of 30 specially bound by David Esslemont. Bound in stained calf and goatskin boards with leather onlays and inlays, gold and coloured tooling, suede doublures, leather joints and Japanese paper fly leaves, top edge toned and burnished, and titled on the spine, just the faintest discolouring to edge. In a cloth covered drop-back box, 70 pp, 8 full page coloured wood engravings by Schanilec. Giving you a wonderful image of the vast American landscape with the pale blue skies and abstract mountains. 71 pp + colophon. Superb Special binding.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Passage: A Work Record

      Alfred A. Knopf / Callaway, 1991 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition. Very Good plus with very light bumps to two tips and general light wear. On one page there are some tiny spots of something that has stuck to opposite page and lifted up a tiny amount of the edge of one image. Dust jacket is Very Good plus with only light wear and soil with a couple small indentations to the rear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. 300 pages; 397 b&w and 71 color photographic plates; 11 x 13 inches. Cloth bound hardback in dj, protected by a mylar cover. SIGNED BY PENN and inscribed. A stunning production; the printing is exquisite. The project was produced by Nicholas Callaway; technical direction by Richard Benson, the brilliant innovator of photographic reproduction. The printing was accomplished using a new process that required eleven separate impressions per page. The work is presented chronologically--1938 through 1990--and chosen by Penn with short comments by him. This is the first publication of his drawings.

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        PASSAGE: A WORK RECORD

      New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 300 pages. The photographer&#39;s third retrospective collection. Now considered a photography classic. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with the Softcover Edition. The Edition is now very scarce. An austerely elegant production by Irving Penn and Nicholas Callaway: Oversize-volume format. Linen cloth boards with titles embossed on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Irving Penn. Essay by Alexander Liberman. Printed on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the very highest standards. In pictorial DJ with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents some of the most iconic, moving, and beautiful photographs ever taken in the 20th century by one of its greatest photographers. The book is aptly titled as the passage of time, place, unique cultures, and beautiful men and women have been Irving Penn&#39;s (and photography&#39;s) greatest subject. The portrait of two shabbily dressed American-Indian children shyly posing for the camera, their hands resting on an ornate European colonial-period table, is classic Irving Penn, a testament to his greatness and humane-ness as a photographer. It is everything the 20th century is about in one simple yet stunning image: Colonialism and culture, The Old and The New, Rich and Poor, North and South, East and West. Irving Penn died on October 7, 2009 at the age of 92, his place in photographic history permanent and secure. A heartbreakingly beautiful book, this is an absolute "must-have" title for Irving Penn collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed and dated (in the year of publication) in black pen on the half-title page by the photographer: "Irving Penn 1991". Penn encircled his signature for emphasis. This title is now very highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such signed and dated copy of the First Edition available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Almost all other copies available online have major flaws. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 470 plates. Irving Penn&#39;s "Moments Preserved" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER IRVING PENN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0679404910.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        KONSTEN ATT VARA DÄR.

      Text av Anders Jonason. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1991. 175, (5) s. 38,5x30,5 cm. Inbunden i förlagets klotband med monterat svartvitt fotografi och skyddsomslag. Skyddsomslaget med obetydliga bruksspår. Fotoillustrerad i svartvitt. 9118934226

      [Bookseller: Ryös Antikvariat]
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        A DECADE OF GUESS? 1981-1991 (Superb Copy In Rare Original Slipcase) (with TWO ORIGINAL PHOTOS OF CLAUDIA SCHIFFER FROM THE STUDIO OF ELLEN VON UNWERTH)

      Italy: Guess?, 1991. Marciano, Georges. A DECADE OF GUESS? IMAGES 1981-1991. Italy: Guess? 1991. Large folio. A FINE copy in a FINE Dustjacket, complete with the rarely seen original illustrated hardcover SLIPCASE (which is also in FINE condition). Purchased at a charity auction, this copy was donated by the Guess? jeans company itself which may explain its fresh near mint unread condition. A stunning book featuring the pop-culturally significant photos used in the Guess Jeans ad campaigns whose images were shot by the likes of Herb Ritts, Ellen von Unwerth, and a half-dozen other top fashion photographers during the 1980s. INCLUDED WITH THE COPY ARE TWO ORIGINAL 8" BY 6" PHOTOGRAPHS OF SUPERMODEL CLAUDIA SCHIFFER DIRECTLY FROM THE STUDIO OF ELLEN VON UNWERTH (BOTH IMAGES FEATURED IN THIS VOLUME) with the photographer&#39;s studio stamp on the versos and are hand-signed "Claudia,1989" and "Claudia, 1991" . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Herb Ritts, Ellen Von Unworth, Many Others.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        Screwjack

      Neville, 1991. First Edition (first printing). One of an Edition limited to 300 copies of this collection of three stories -- MESCALITO, DEATH OF A POET and SCREWJACK -- by the author of FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. Fine cloth-covered hardcover without dust jacket as issued. Signed by Thompson (in full) on the colophon/limitation page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Barton Fink (Original Press Kit)

      Twentieth Century Fox Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991. Original Press Kit for the 1991 film, "Barton Fink," directed, produced, and written for the screen by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Tony Shalhoub, and Steve Buscemi. 8 still photographs from the film, all black-and-white silver gelatin prints, with descriptive information at the bottom of each. The photographs are housed in a sack paper envelope, rubber-stamped "BARTON FINK / MINI SET 10 STILLS." Laid in beside the photographs are three announcements for the film's release, including film credits, production information, and press releases. Photos and documentation housed in a 2-color pocketed Twentieth Century-Fox folder as issued. Photographs are in Fine condition; folder is about Near Fine, with some brief stressing at a couple of edges. An impressive piece from one of the more ambitious films in the Coen Brothers' oeuvre, a key film about Hollywood that is a meditation on the long-standing frustration serious writers have had when confronted with the task of screenwriting. Based largely on the experiences of playwright and erstwhile screenwriter Clifford Odets.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        In the Margins of a Shakespeare

      Old Stile Press 1991. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. 1st ed. "R" of 26 special lettered copies. Wood engravings Llewellyn Thomas, original boards, slip-case, plus 12 proof engravings each signed by Thomas in separate portfolio. Fine As new

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        HOCKNEY&#39;S ALPHABET: DRAWINGS BY DAVID HOCKNEY & WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS EDITED BY STEPHEN SPENDER - SIGNED AND SLIPCASED SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION

      (HOCKNEY, DAVID). Hockney, David. Stephen Spender, Editor. HOCKNEY&#39;S ALPHABET: DRAWINGS BY DAVID HOCKNEY & WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS EDITED BY STEPHEN SPENDER - SIGNED AND SLIPCASED SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION. Signed by the Artist and Author. London: Faber and Faber Ltd. for the AIDS Crisis Trust, 1991. First Edition Thus. 4to. Buckram in Slipcase. Illustrated Book. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. np (128pp), 27 color illustrations. Designed by Ron Costley. Conceived for the benefit of London&#39;s AIDS Crisis Trust, "Stephen Spender invited a number of distinguished writers in Britain and America to contribute original texts to accompany an Alphabet specially drawn by David Hockney. The letters were allotted by Stephen Spender, who has himself written a poem and the preface. Those who responded, in order of appearance in the book are &#39;A&#39; Stephen Spender, &#39;B&#39; Joyce Carol Oates, &#39;C&#39; Iris Murdoch, &#39;D&#39; Paul Theroux, &#39;E&#39; Gore Vidal, &#39;F&#39; Norman Mailer, &#39;G&#39; Seamus Heaney, &#39;H&#39; Martin Amis, &#39;I&#39; Erica Jong, &#39;J&#39; Ian McEwan, &#39;K&#39; Nigel Nicolson, &#39;L&#39; Margaret Drabble, &#39;M&#39; Craig Raine, &#39;N&#39; William Boyd, &#39;O&#39; V.S. Pritchett, &#39;P&#39; Doris Lessing, &#39;Q&#39; William Golding, &#39;R&#39; Arthur Miller, &#39;S&#39; Ted Hughes, &#39;T&#39; Kazuo Ishiguro, &#39;U&#39; Julian Barnes, &#39;V&#39; John Updike, &#39;W&#39; Susan Sontag, &#39;X&#39; Anthony Burgess, &#39;Y&#39; Douglas Adams, and &#39;Z&#39; Patrick Leigh Fermor. An unpublished letter by T.S. Eliot has been given by Mrs. Valerie Eliot, and Lord Norwich has found an extraordinary 19th century alphabet poem &#39;&#39;Alphabetical Alliteration&#39;&#39; by C.C. Bombaugh". A pristine example of the 1991 unnumbered "Signed Special Edition bound in yellow full library buckram, lettered in gilt on a coloured panel on the spine, and preserved in a cloth slipcase" BOLDLY SIGNED by Hockney and Spender in ink on the front colophon, as issued, with the publisher&#39;s four page prospectus additionally laid in. 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. 0-571-16544-3 Inventory Number: 019707&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        LE POESIE TERAPEUTICHE.

      Reggio Emilia Università del Progetto 1991 Collezione completa di 7 confezioni. Le poesie terapeutiche ideate dall'Università del Progetto di Reggio Emilia sono delle vere e proprie confezioni, in tutto simili alle scatole di medicinali, che però contengono, chiuse in bustine, dei testi poetici con tanto di foglietto informativo che istruisce il fruitore della poesia terapeutica su composizione, caratteristiche, posologia e modalità d'uso, avvertendolo anche delle possibili controindicazioni. Raro insieme.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Segni nel Tempo]
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        Flore Danoise

      Paris: Robert & Lydie Dutrou, 1991. Folio. (15 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches). Half- title and title in red, Text in French and Danish, printed in black with headings in red and black. 7 coloured plates by Alechinsky, each an "eau- forte originale sur facsimile de Flora Danica," each numbered and signed in pencil by Alechinsky. Unbound as issued in original limp paper wrappers, the upper cover with etched calligraphic decorated title printed in red and silver, plexiglass slipcase. Fine copy: the edition limited to 165 copies signed by the author, this copy number 7 of the 125 copies for sale by the publishers. An approximate translation of the colophon: "Flore Danoiose, a poem by Michel Sicard - dedicated to his daughter Flora - and the Danish translation by Uffee Harder are both set by hand in 20 point Garamond type. The seven original etchings by Pierre Alechinsky are printed on facsimiles of plates from the 18th-century botanical work: Flora Danica." The excellent images - reminiscent of the work of Max Ernst - provide a fresh view of some of the more esoteric images from Flora Danica. The literary/artistic equivalent of cloud-imagined figures and landscapes, Alechinsky offers a sophisticated view which complements Sicard's text/poems to his daughter.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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        RAFT

      London: GraftonBooks A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers [London]: GraftonBooks A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers,. [1991]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138840). First edition. Signed inscription by Baxter to "Frank" on the title page. The author's well-received first book. "... RAFT features some of the most startling hard SF content in recent years. It is the first volume in the author's loosely connected Xeelee future history." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-84.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        ...et in helvetia corto. 25 cartelle stampate su carta di fabriano. i 25 disegni rispecchiano i diversi cantoni della svizzera, su ogni disegno e' sempre presente corto maltese. le cartelle sono in una elegante custodia di seta. 1991 editore: cong s.a.

      Cartella 39x29 - Custodia in seta rosa

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        Zero at the Bone - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      St. Martin's Press New York: St. Martin's Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by Author. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312064950 . 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 .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        Changing Waters. Part 1: The Hudson River

      Kaldewey Press Poestenskill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 1991. Extreme oblong quarto. 14pp., leporello. One of 40 copies. Gunnar Kaldewey offers a poetic, intimate encounter with and a nostalgic history of one of America's most visited and inspiring rivers. The Hudson River was followed a year later by Volume 2: Der Rhein, and both parts were dedicated to John Cage. Text of this volume printed in green, with occasional red and yellow. Illustrations evocative of rhythmic water-flow throughout. The entire book can be unfolded to create a long panorama. Light crease to covers, else extremely fine in soft teal morocco. Housed in chemise and slipcase, both made of gray boards.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

      Lococo Mulder New York: Lococo Mulder, (1991). First Edition. hardcover. Fine in glassine, as issued. 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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        Anjos Proibidos [WITH] Various Sets of Publisher's Proofs for the American edition entitled: Anjos Proibidos: Forbidden Angels

      Itamarati Grafica e Editora (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'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'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's maquette and proofs for the American edition, as follows: 1. a full set of printer'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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