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      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.

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      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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      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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      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.

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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, 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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      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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      [London]: GraftonBooks A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers,. [1991]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#114704). First edition. Signed by Baxter on the title page. The author's well- received first book.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        La Sombra del Aguila [Napoleonic Age]

      Ediciones Dos Amigos 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'Arches paper. Page size: 15 x 11 inches; 14pp. Bound: loose as issued in original white paper wrappers, housed in publisher's red cloth clamshell box, with cork on front and back panels and spine title in black on spine, in red with author'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'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'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. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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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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      London: GraftonBooks A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers [London]: GraftonBooks A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers,. [1991]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#89079). First edition. Signed inscription by Baxter to "Jim" 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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 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

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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.

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        Helen Levitt

      San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, (1991). First Edition. A fine association copy, INSCRIBED by Levitt to fellow photographer Arnold Newman: "To Augusta and / Arnold / 3-31-97 / Helen." Comprehensive catalogue published by SFMOMA in conjunction with their major Helen Levitt exhibition in 1991. Fine in a fine jacket, custom slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc. ]
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      Hampton Falls New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant Publisher Inc. Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.,. [1991]. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and cloth slipcase. (#102282). 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 #1146.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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      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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        Strange Birds - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Charles Van Sandwyk the artist Vancouver: Charles Van Sandwyk, the artist. Fine+; Signed by Author. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Booklet. A stunning First Edition/First Printing with French flaps in Very Fine condition. 20 hand-sewn pages, published by the author himself, with black and white printed illustrations. Signed by Charles van Sandwyk on the copyright page. One of 1,000 total printed copies. Scarce; "A book of nonsense. " The first book written and published by Charles van Sandwyk. His story about many exotic birds, from the Three-Wattled Bellbird to the Hornbill and the Toucan; starting out with "Let me tell you about all the birds that I know. " .

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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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