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        Donner le temps : 1 - La fausse monnaie.

      Galilée 1991 - - Galilée, Paris _1991, 15x24cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à un proche ami. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      (KRUGER, BARBARA) (COOPER, DENNIS). Cooper, Dennis & Barbara Kruger. FRISK: A NOVEL - SIGNED BY DENNIS COOPER WITH A UNIQUE ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY BARBARA KRUGER. New York: Grove Weidenfed & Grove Press, 1991. First Edition. 8vo. Boards in Illustrated Jacket. Artist's Book. Near Fine/Fine. 128pp, no illustrations. Published in 1991, "Frisk" is acclaimed writer Dennis Cooper's third novel - a graphically sexual and violent first-person narrative of a gay serial killer. To raise money towards the 1995 independently produced film based on the book, the author asked thirty artists (including Mike Kelley) to each "alter a copy of the novel in whatever way they wished". These artworks were then sold at a special fund-raising auction. This example was contributed by Barbara Kruger - one of the most influential American artists of the last three decades. For it she cut up and collaged a color photocopy of the book's dust jacket to the rear flyleaves, and rubber-stamped her name in crimson ink in her iconic Futura Bold Italic typeface fourteen times on the verso of the rear free endpaper. This example was acquired directly from Dennis Cooper who has BOLDLY SIGNED the title page in black ink, and provided a handwritten letter noting the details of its creation. A most handsome copy in dust jacket of this unique altered book cum Barbara Kruger artwork showing a bit of fugitive glue, soiling and ink to the endpapers as a result of its transformation. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-8021-1399-0 Inventory Number: 021570&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times (First Edition, signed by Muhammad Ali)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Muhammad Ali on the title page: "66th Annual 'Boxing Writers Association of America' Annual Dinner / Muhammad Ali / 6-7-91." Inscription in heavy blue ink, bled through to subsequent leaves. Laid in is a sports card of Ali, also signed.& & Hauser's comprehensive biography of The Greatest, perhaps the most significant global sports figure and social justice advocate of the twentieth century.& & Spine slightly wavy, with a faint dampstain to the jacket spine, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Photographs 1970-1990

      New York: Harpercollins. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY LEIBOVITZ on title page: "For Tom Mauldin and Ray Levin / best wishes" A collection of Annie Leibovitz's most classic photographs. These photographs made up her first museum show, which "took place in 1991 at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. and toured internationally for six years. At the time she was only the second living portraitist - and the only woman - to be featured in an exhibition by the institution." ("Life Through a Lens", PBS). Included in the book are such legendary photographs as those from the Rolling Stones' 1975 world tour; the last ever taken of John Lennon, nude and wrapped around a fully-clothed Yoko Ono; Nixon's resignation; and Leibovitz's series of ballet dancers, with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mark Morris, and Darci Kistler. In addition to commemorating Leibovitz's talent as a photographer, Photographs is emblematic of the three decades it spans, depicting celebrities and major events with unparalleled artistry and intimacy. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991. Folio, original photo-pictorial boards, original glassine. Surface wrinkling to boards (as often), otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Living Room

      New York: Aperture, 1991 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Nick Waplington; essays by John Berger and Richard Avedon. Unpaginated [72 pages]; 56 color plates; 12.5 x 9.75 inches. SIGNED BY WAPLINGTON on the title page and inscribed. Waplington's first book. See Auer, 802 Photo Books, p.691.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Needful Things: The Last Castle Rock Story

      Viking Adult, 1991-10-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed, first edition hardcover edition. Full number line, red end pages, black quarter binding on black board, 1091 printed in lower corner of dust flap, price US 24.95 up right. Inscribed by Stephen King "For Richard, be well". Signature dated 4/20/94. Dust jacket is in very good condition including shelf wear and bumps to the corners. Pages are clean of any markings or writing.

      [Bookseller: LomaxDirect]
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      (MEAD, SYD). Mead, Syd. KRONOTEKO: ART OF SYD MEAD. Tokyo, JAPAN: Bandai Co. Limited, 1991. First Edition. Oblong Folio. Illustrated Boards. Design Monograph. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 144pp, 140 color illustrations. Text in English and Japanese. Syd Mead has been responsible for the look of "Blade Runner", "2010", "Star Trek-The Motion Picture", as well as numerous automotive designs, products for US Steel, theme parks, and much, much more. "Kronoteko: Art of Syd Mead" is a beautifully illustrated survey of the first thirty-five years of work of the noted futurist/designer produced in Japan that was also included as the third volume of the very limited "Kronolog" boxed extravaganza. A most handsome copy of this uncommon item showing the discreet blindstamp of a previous owner on the front free endpaper. 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. 0-929463-05-6 Inventory Number: 021606&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, LFine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Over Time: The Jazz Photographs Of Milt Hinton

      San Francisco: Pomegranate Art Books, 1991. Inscribed, signed and dated in year of publication on a special publisher's presentation card, tipped in to front pastedown, " To Arthur And Mimi, All The Best, Milton 'Judge' Hinton, '91". 'Judge' was the great bassist's nickname and he has also added his characteristic llittle sketch of a bass at the end of the inscription. From the collection of jazz book seller and collector, the late Arthur Newman. In red cloth boards, spine ends are slightly compressed, fore corners are gently bumped, else fine, tight, clean , in a like dust jacket, very lightly rubbed, in mylar sleeve. Selected from an archive of thousands of b&w photographs by the great bassist, who in a career that spanned seventy years, playing with the greats of the music, was perfectly placed to capture some wonderful images of the jazz life. Increasingly uncommon, a signed presentation copy with good jazz association, in collectible condition. J1331. Signed by Author. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: JazzFirst Books]
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      (BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S.). Burroughs, William S.. THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS - "LUXE" EDITION SIGNED BY WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS. Signed by the Artist. New York: Lococo Mulder, 1991. First Edition 1/150 Deluxe. 4to. Linen Boards with Pastedown. Artists' Book. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 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. Inventory Number: 014646&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Poèmes de la tulipe noire *

      Éditions d'Orzens, Lutry 2.1991. - En feuilles 30 x 19 sous couverture de papier cuve crème à rabats, motif gaufré au premier et dernier plat ombré en rappel sur l'étui toilé et imprimé en noir sur les deux faces de la chemise, titre au dos d'icelle. Bel exemplaire de cet illustré délicat à la maquette très élaborée (un livre pensé, trop pensé, passé, trépassé. dixit le vieil infidèle qui nous l'a fournit) comme c'est généralement le cas chez l'éditeur soigneux, composé de feuillets (discrètement numérotés en gris au verso pour s'y retrouver) en partie dépliant en trois voire quatre volets et enrichi d'une copieuse composition originale signée à la mine de plomb de l'imagier, figurant une sorte de scène bachique surréalisante, dans laquelle se noie une dédicace du même.Un puissant vent d'ange en traverse l'ouvrage. Édition originale. L'un des 70 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives, outre 7 lettrés avec suite des 8 gravures et un cuivre barré, 30 avec la seule suite et 20 hors commerce, tous sur le même papier et signé par les auteurs.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Hockney's Alphabet., Drawings by David Hockney. Written contributions edited by Stephen Spender.

      London: Faber & Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, (1991). - 10 x 13. Vellum spine titled in gold, blue Fabriano boards. Fine in matching slipcase. Hockney's 26 colorful, whimsical letters were assigned to 26 writers for their response (a story, poem, thought). One of 300 copies signed by Hockney, Spender, and 22 other contributors, including: Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Susan Sontag, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Erica Jong, Arthur Miller, Norman Mailer, William Golding, V. S. Pritchett, Margaret Drabble, and Iris Murdoch. Only Norman Mailer declined to participate. But his "letter refusing seemed such a good model for Polite Rejection that we decided to publish it as his contribution." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

      US: Kodansha. Kodansha, New York, 1991. US First Edition and First Impression hardback. The book and jacket are fine. The book is boldly signed directly to the title page in English with a Murakami stamp to the top. Scrace to find signed directly to the page. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1991.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Claude Monet. Biographie et catalogue raisonné. Supplément. Tome V. Vol. 5

      Paris & Lausanne: La Bibliothèque des Arts, 1991. Folio. Cloth in dust-jacket. Vol. V: Supplément aux peintures. Dessins, pastels, index, 1991. 349 pp., 10 color pl., 600 black and white ill. The supplement is the final volume in the 5-volume series of the original French edition.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Visitor From The Underground - Limited Edition Print (Signed)

      1991. Print. New. Lithograph print by Carl Barks on Acid-free Paper. SIGNED NUMBERED PRINT. Size: 10" x 8" (254mm x 203mm). Visitor From Underground was Another Rainbow's first Carl Barks money bin lithograph -- large-size or miniature -- in eight years when it was released in 1991. It was an instant success and quickly sold out. It was also the only miniature money bin litho. In The Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck by Carl Barks, a slip-cased coffee table book, Barks historian Barbara Boatner wrote the following text about Carl's painting and what was happening in a Visitor From Underground: "Worse than the Beagle Boys are little varmints that nibble thousand-dollar bills or squirrel away round, shiny objects … but Scrooge's helpers are too tired from a long day in the south forty to even notice an intruder. "In the centre of the painting is one of Scrooge's many lanterns, which, Barks explains, the old miser used ‘because he owned all those oil wells. He wouldn't pay an electric bill when he could light his money with some very cheap kerosene that he already owned … unless, of course, he owned the electric company, too.' The money bin scenes, Barks continues, are popular in part ‘because they give people the feeling of looking right into the source of all the wealth in the world.' For the ducks who have to till Scrooge's fields, though, the three cubic acres of cash act mainly as a mild soporific. "In the fall of 1973, shortly after the sale of this painting, its current (and present) owner gathered with the Barks and several others at the nearby home of a friend. Late in the evening Carl got the collector off to the side and confided -- with a twinkle in his eye -- that ‘Visitor From Underground' isn't the real name of that painting. I just put that title on there because I had to call it something. Its real name is, When the **** Hit the Fan.' Obviously, a story for posterity. Visitor From Underground and text about the painting are printed as a double-page spread in the Fine Art Book (plate 41, pages 150-151, chronological number 51, Barks' 12th oil painting from 1973). Visitor From Underground was printed in continuous tone by the Black Box of Chicago and is a limited signed edition of 595.

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        Die deutschen Literaturzeitschriften 1815 - 1850 : Bibliographien, Programme, Autoren. 11 Bände komplett., Band 1: 1645 - 1814 / Band 2: 1815 - 1819 / Band 3: 1820 - 1824 / Band 4: 1825 - 1829 / Band 5: 1830 - 1834 / Band 6: 1835 - 1839 / Band 7: 1840 - 1844 / Band 8: 1845 - 1850 / Band 9: Indices 1 / Band 10: Indices 2 / Band 11: Bibliographische Beiträge zur deutschen Literaturkritik in der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts.

      München [u.a.] : Saur 1991 - XXX, 577 S. - [7] Bl., 418 S. - [7] Bl., 288 S. - [7] Bl., 515 S. - [7] Bl., 507 S. - [7] Bl., 542 S. - [7] Bl., 378 S. - [7] Bl., 549 S. - [4] Bl., 190 S. - VIII, 701 S. + 390 S. Zweite, verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage 1991. Band 11 in 1. Auflage 1991. - - - Teils leicht berieben und /oder leicht bestossen, teils marginal fleckig, Kopfschnitte teils ganz leicht stockfleckig, sonst gut. K25-6 ISBN 3598107234 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 23,5*15,5 cm. OLeinenbände mit silbergepr. Rückentiteln.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BehnkeBuch]
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        Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing Volumes 1-3

      Derry: Field Day Publications, 1991. First editions of each volume. Octavo, original blue cloth. Each are signed by Nobel Prize winning-poet Seamus Heaney. Included is a sheet signed by the participants upon release of publication which reads, "On the occasion of the Launch of the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, with best wishes from: (signed by) Seamus Deane, Brian Friel, David Hammond, Tom Paulin, and Seamus Heaney. These five men were the creators and directors of the Field Day Theater Company in 1980 and Field Day Publishing in 1984. The Irish poet Seamus Deane has won numerous awards, including the 1996 Guardian Fiction Prize, the 1996 South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature, and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Irish Literature Prize in 1997. Field Day is an affiliation of writers and poets from the North and South of Ireland with the purpose to drafting a version of Ireland's past and present history.

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        CIVIL WAR A NARRATIVE Ort Sumter to Perryville; Fredericksburg to Meridian; and Red River to Appomattox 3 Volumes Three Full Leather Vol, VI Signed by Author

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Signed by Shelby Foote. ; Signed by Author .

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        Zero at the Bone

      NY: St. Martin's Press, 1991. hardcover. F/F- 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's scarce first book. SIGNED on title page. Jacket has one 1/2 inch and several tiny edge tears and a bit of the usual rubbing at extremities. Additionally, laid in is post card to fellow authors Annette and Martin Meyers announcing a local signing and signed by Walker. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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      [Covela, CA]: The Yolla Bolly Press, [1991].. Thick quarto. Three quarter plum cloth and decorated paper over boards, paper spine label. Illustrated with 18 woodcuts (7 full- page). Bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise fine in folding cloth box with hasps, in company with enclosures. Small label smudge in lower corner of upper panel of case. First edition in this format. Illustrated with original woodcuts by Karin Wikström. One of forty numbered copies (of fifty), with the seven large woodcuts handcolored, accompanied by an additional woodcut portrait of Zapata, signed in pencil by the artist, from a total edition of 257 copies printed on French Rives paper in Veronese types, and signed by the artist. A copy of the original prospectus is laid in, as well as the separately printed and bound supplemental text, ZAPATA THE MAN THE MYTH AND THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION by Robert E. Morseberger (1/100 copies signed by the author). The substantial original 1949 treatment for the proposed film biography of Zapata by Steinbeck, here published for the first time, and of course differing substantially from the final shooting script for the 1952 film.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Zapata. A Narrative in Dramatic Form, of the Life of Emiliano Zapata

      Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine Box. Hard Cover. 5 of 27 copies reserved for the Press. Altogether 257 copies were printed of which 40 were deluxe, 190 were regular, and 27 (a combination of regular and deluxe) were reserved for the press. This copy is a press copy in deluxe edition format with the inclusion of 7 hand colored illustrations and an additional signed print, which was not printed in the book. It also includes a seperate book of commentary on Steinbeck's narrative signed by the Steinbeck scholar, Robert Morsberger. "In 1949, Steinbeck wrote an account of the life of Emiliano Zapata, a martyred hero of the mexican Revolution of 1910. A small portion of the original story later became the filmscript for 'Viva Zapata,' the motion picture, starring Marlon Brando and Anthony Quinn. Lost for years, the original Steinbeck manuscript was recently recovered" (YBP statement). The press made special arrangements with the author's estate to issue this fine press edition. The book is bound in handmade Japanese paper over boards with maroon cloth spine and corners. Printed in Monotype Veronese and Covelo types on French Rives paper by Aaron Johnson and Joel Emil Benson. The full page woodblock illustrations are printed on German Nideggen paper and are handcolored in this deluxe edition. Housed in a maroon cloth portfolio with bone closures.169 pages. PRI/061213.

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        The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India, Vol. III: Aranyakanda

      Princeton, 1991. Pages unmarked. Dust jacket glossy. Binding square & firm.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Books Do Furnish A Room]
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        Marking Time. Six Prints by Dieter Grund.

      Lake Galleries, Toronto 1991 - First Edition thus, one of 35 copies all on stonehenge paper, each copy signed on the portfolio by Grund, consisting of three sheets of accordian folds to make nine pages, hand-numbered on the colophon and hand numbered and signed by the artist on each of the three sheets. Page size: 20 inches x 17 inches , when folded. Bound: gray paper portfolio with title in gold and relief etching by Grund on front cover, fine. Dieter Grund is a well- known Canadian artist (born in Germany, educated in Canada and now residing there) whose work is in many important Canadian collections. He has chosen three poems by the well-known Canadian poet, Gwendolyn MacEwen. The three poems selected are from her 1982 publication, THE T. E. LAWRENCE POEMS. Grund has executed six mixed media relief prints which include stencilling and hand coloring. The Sabon type and relief prints were editioned by the artist at Presswork Editions. MacEwen's poetry is well served by Grund's imposing relief prints. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Just Before Dark

      Clark City Press, 1991. First Edition (first printing). One of an Edition limited to 26 numbered copies (this is # 2) of the first collection of non-fiction by the author of A GOOD DAY TO DIE and LEGENDS OF THE FALL. Includes two original prints (both also numbered 2/26) by Russell Chatham in a small, ribbon-tied envelope. Near Fine hardcover without dust jacket in slipcase as issued - a light bump to the bottom of the slipcase. Signed by Harrison on the half title page. From the Larry Owens collection. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The White Castle

      George Braziller, 1991. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The first book to be published in English by the Nobel Prize-winning author of MY NAME IS RED and SNOW, the story of two seventeenth-century men who are doubles -- who are enlisted to help the Sultan in his war against the Poles. Translated from the Turkish by Victoria Holbrook. Fine/Fine. Signed by Pamuk on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The White Castle: A Novel

      New York: George Braziller, 1991. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. An early novel by Nobel Prize winning novelist, also author of My Name is Red and Snow. Signed by the author on the title page. Pamuk's first book to be translated from Turkish into English. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

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      Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1991., 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.. Signed by Author(s). Soft cover.

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        RISE & FALL OF THE THIRD REICH A History of Nazi Germany 2 Volumes

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. (Two Volumes Complete) Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Escape from the Planet of the Apes

      Polish: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991. Rolled.. Original One-Sheet Movie Poster.. Very Fine / Near Mint.. (26" x 38") Kids, cover your eyes! Unusual artwork by acclaimed Polish comic artist, Andrzej Mleczko. Extremely rare Polish one-sheet for the 1971 third installment in the series, directed by Don Taylor and starring Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman and Natalie Trundy. Based on characters created by Pierre Boulle. Scarce.

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        Madeleine Vionnet

      New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1991. 1991 First Edition. FINE in VERY GOOD+ dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy of this monumental work on the "Euclid of Fashion," the French 'haute couture' designer Madeleine Vionnet. Pages and black endpapers are crisp and clean. Black cloth hardcover, titled on spine and front cover in blind embossing is fresh and sharp. Binding and hinges are firm and intact. Color pictorial jacket is clean and complete, moderately shelf rubbed with some dulling to the lamination, small scuffs to corner tips. No chips or tears; the jacket is in a clear archival protector. A significant work, not only for the sumptuous illustrations (350 in all including archival black and white photos as well as 100 color photos), but also for the insight Jacqueline Demonex, Vionnet's godchild and confidante, provides on the creative life of this intensely private artist. Translated from the French by Augusta Audubert. 9-3/4 x 13"; 305 pages. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Large 4to.

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        L'Île de Corse: Journal d'un voyage

      Editions Hermann, 1991. 21x15x2cm Broché

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      Nieuwkoop: HES & DE GRAAF. 1991. 8vo, cloth. xxviii,1088; 1121; iv,1143; 1155; 436; (Index) iv,109 pages.. 5 volumes (the index bound at the end of the fifth volume). Reprint of the 1858 edition published in München. An unsurpassed reference work of permanent value, to identify artists who sign themselves only by their monogram or similar device. Literally thousands of them were book illustrators, hence the work's importance for books. Nagler begins by giving an exact facsimile of the monogram(s); this is followed by the artist's name, his biography, and then a list of his works, frequently including a complete bibliography of books illustrated by him. Arrangement is alphabetical. The total number of main entries is 14,961; the number of monogram facsimiles must be well over 30,000. Sales rights: Available outside North America from HES & DE GRAAF Publishers.

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        E.J. Hughes, R.C.A./A.R.C. - 40 Ans Avec La Galerie / 40 (Forty) Years With *SIGNED BY E. J. Hughes*

      Galerie Dominion, Sherbrooke, Quebec 1991 - Signed 24 page exhibition catalogue. Signed by E.J. Hughes at bottom of title page. Text in French and English. Chronology. Includes nine illustrations in colour and three in black and white. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The August Coup - SIGNED

      Harper Collins, NY 1991. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. First Edition First Impression (no. line to 1.) SIGNED by the author on the title page. A Fine copy in Fine DJ in protector

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        THE ARTLESS WORD Mies Van Der Rohe on the Building Art

      Boston: MIT Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0262640325 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket, some light edge wear, FEP and 1st page have a tiny fold to bottom corner. Thumb nail sized stain to front panel. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine copy. ; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" .

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        Hockney'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 covered 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. Near fine in near fine slipcase. First edition, first impression. Special edition signed by Hockney and Spender.

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        One of the Missing, Tales of the War Between the States

      Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine Box. Hard Cover. 28 of 30 copies in the deluxe edition. 120 copies were printed of which 20 copies were reserved for the press, 30 were deluxe, and 70 were regular. Leather bound and issued in a box with an extra suite of unbound prints. Signed by illustrator and author of the introduction. A collection of twelve of the best of Bierce's Civil War stories, originally published in 1892. "In these stories, Bierce lays at our feet the wounded and the dying like no writer before him, and few since. But he does so in a context of compassion for suffering. He rages at the vanities and waste of war. But as he does, he is also exhilarated by it and is unashamed of his emotion. Were he to offer us unrelieved bloodshed, or unalloyed patriotism, we would not be reading him today" (Yolla Bolly Press). Letterpress printed in Oldstyle type on French Lana Gravure paper using two colors. Linocut illustrations by San Francisco artist and photographer David page. Each is protected with a translucent Swiss paper guard. Includes prospectus and order form. Housed in a black cloth covered box. 144 pages. PRI/061213.

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        The History of the Rochford Hundred

      Southend-on-Sea - The Unicorn Press, 1991 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The History of the Rochford Hundred (Together with the Parishes Comprised within the Union) From Former Authors Ancient Manuscripts and Church Registers Treating Upon Various Subjects, Including Notices of Churches and Chapters; the Clergy; Biography and Genealogy of Families; Traditions; Superstition; Agriculture; Tithe Appointments and Various Other Matters. In original slipcase,a facsimile reprint of the 1867 and 1888 editions to first two volumes and with a companion volume with eight photographs and with a map of the Parishes in the Rochford Hundred to front endpapers to all volumes. In three volumes complete. The companion volume includes: Acknowledgements; Philip Benton, 1815-1898; The Printing and Reprinting of Benton's 'History';Index of Medieval Personal Names; Index of Places - Essex; Index of Places -United Kingdom except Essex; Index of Places -Outside United Kingdom. Rochford Rural District was a rural district with an area of 146. 01 square kilometres in the county of Essex, England. It was created in 1894, in 1897 the parish of Leigh was removed to create the Leigh-on-Sea Urban District. Condition: Handsomely bound in half calf with marbled paper covered boards in original buckram slipcase. Externally, all volumes and slipcase in a lovely condition with only very minor shelfwear to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE with FINE slipcase.

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        Group of four letters to historian and biographer, John Lukacs: TLS, 2 ALsS, ANS

      Original manuscripts. Very Good. (1) TLS, 1-1/2pp, single-spaced, quarto, from 1170 Fifth Avenue, New York, November 7, 1991. In part: "....Your DUEL is a stunning piece of scholarship....You have done a masterpiece of historical writing. Only someone who has toiled to compose a book can perceive the art with which this extraordinary narrative is shaped....The scope, too, is remarkable....One could extract your judgments, characterizations, estimates, and conclusions and make a small book of aphorisms....Present-day Americans do not understand any politics but their own....On the point of Roosevelt's long uncertainty, I happen to have some information you could not know, because it has not yet been published. In 1941 FDR used Rene de Chambrun as propagandist....Yours with admiration and affection, Jacques." (2) ALS, 1p, octavo, in blue ink, from his Fifth Avenue address, Nov 12 /94. "....This autumn has been a series of ailments....It was good to know that you've finished your extraordinary book. Your rate of production is really splendid, and the quality of the product certainly deserves the recognition that was expressed in the Pennsylvania History Magazine. Doesn't this latest work of yours qualify for the you-know-what prize?...Affectionate regards, Jacques." (3) ALS, 1p, 12mo, in blue ink, Nov 12/95. "The letters are very good indeed. Coming from academics in a hoity-toity university, they are a tribute to your art & scholarship....I hope you can use the approving words to get a publisher....Mississippi is not at all a bad Press....My health & energy are returning slowly....All the best, Jacques." (4) ANS, 1/2p, handwritten note on an engraved announcement, from San Antonio, Mar. 9, 2007. "...Thank you for your fine book about G.K. [George Kennan]. It does him full justice. He was a good & great man. Trust you are well. Ever, Jacques." [This note is especially poignant in that it is handwritten on an announcement titled "Jacques Barzun to his Friends," telling them that a "lack of finger control" prevents him from answering their letters.] Barzun, recently deceased, was a French-born American historian of culture and ideas, winner of America's Presidential Medal of Freedom, and knight of the French Legion of Honor. Along with his friends and correspondent John Lukacs, Barzun helped establish the modern discipline of cultural history.

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        The Dark Tower Series

      Grant 1991 - 9 volumes, the signed limited editions, of the Dark Tower series. All numbered #831. (3) Waste Lands, (4) Wizard and Glass (2 volumes), (5) Wolves Calla (2 volumes), (6) Song Susannah, (7) Dark Tower (two volumes), and (8) Little Sister of Eluria. Signed by King and the illustrator, where called for. All in fine condition. Reportedly Ron Howard is filming Gunslinger as a movie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Man From Barbarossa - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 034053124X . A most attractive First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author John Gardner on the title page; Gardner, in his tenth James Bond novel, follows Captain James Bond into the Persian War of the early 1990's as they infiltrate a group known as the Scales of Justice .

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      Neville Publishing, Santa Barbara 1991 - Limited Issue, one of 300 numbered copies signed by Thompson on a special limitation page. Slim octavo; full red cloth, with titles and illustration printed on spine and front panel; 38pp, [3]. A Fine copy without dustjacket, as issued. Contains three stories: Mescalito, Death of a Poet, and Screwjack. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Spine evenly sunned with a couple of small rubbed spots. Near 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 #243 of only 250, one of the smallest limitations of the club. Monthly Letter laid in.

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        A TERRIBLE LIAR. A MEMOIR. Ex-Libris Harold Pinter

      New York: William Morrow and Company, (1991)., 1991 [Harold Pinter] Cronyn, Hume. A TERRIBLE LIAR. A MEMOIR. Ex-Libris Harold Pinter. New York: William Morrow and Company, (1991). Presentation Copy of some note. First Edition, second impression inscribed to playwright Harold Pinter and his wife, the novelist, Lady Antonia Fraser, on the ffe. "For Antonia and Harold, not required reading - just a gesture of admiration and respect - Hume". Royal 8vo. 431 pp. A near fine copy. Original deep royal blue boards with deep royal blue backstrip and gilt lettering on the spine. A minor bump at the crown of the spine, with a paperclip indentation on the half-title page in a near fine dustwrapper. 53 black and white photographs spanning Cronyn's career with actress-wife, Jessica Tandy. Ex-Libris Harold Pinter. A tremendous copy.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

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        Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

      Cary, NC: Kodansha, 1991. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The author's second book published in the United States. Signed by the author on the title page.

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