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        Claude Monet: Biographie Et Catalogue Raisonné 5 Volumes

      Paris and Lausanne: La Bibliothèque des Arts, 1991. Hardbound. All volumes in VG condition, but Vol. 1 dj has a bit of general wear and some tape-repaired tears.. Each volume in blue cloth-covered boards (large format 11.25" x 15") with color-illustrated dustjackets with black spine lettering. Vols. 2-5 housed in thin, plain card slipcases. Vol. 1 slipcase missing. 461+ 305 + 313 + 443 + 352 pp. respectively. Profusely illustrated in color and bw. Oversize. A mighty and noteworthy set. A rare and noteworthy complete set of Monet's catalogue raisonne. Vol. I covers the years 1840-1881: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations, nos. 1-705. Vol. II covers the years 1882-1886: Peintures. 5 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 706-1122. Vol. III covers the years 1887-1898: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1123-1500. Vol. IV covers the years 1899-1926: 11 colour plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1501-1983. Vol. V is a supplément aux peintures, dessins, pastels, index. 18 color plates and 711 monochrome illustrations. Plus many b/w photos in each vol. Also provides the expected exhaustive references of exhibitions, bibliography and provenance for each entry. With biography, extensive documentation and indices. French text.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        DICTIONNAIRE DU BÉARNAIS ET DU GASCON MODERNES (Bassin Aquitain), embrassant les dialectes du Béarn, de la Bigorre, du Gers, des Landes, et de la Gascogne maritime et garonnaise. (troisième édition complète)

      - 1991, Paris, Editions du CNRS. 1 fort volume in 4° reliure toilée grise, inscriptions en rouge. 1053 pages. Ouvrage en excellent état intérieur. plats et tranches légèrement salies. Bibliothèque de l'Escole Gastou-Febus, Ouvrage couronné par l'Acaddémie des Jeux Floraux : Prix Schlumberger.

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        Usagi Yojimbo No 29 July 1991

      Fantagraphics, 1991. Comic. Used; Good. Comic; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Song of the Bear

      Palo Alto, CA, 1991. Artist's book, unique, poem on handmade paper and Cibachrome photograph, presented format of Russian icon in maple and ebony hinged box, signed by the author / artist on the back panel in black and dated. Size of box: 16 x 12-3/4 inches; opening to 15-1/4 x 11-1/2 inches; text on handmade ivory paper with strands of black fiber (referencing the pelt of the bear) by David Kimbell of Magnolia Editions. The box is by Chris Daubert with maple for the backdrop of the poem and ebony for the backdrop of the Cibachrome print. Walter Sparks selected and laid out the text which was set by Mackenzie & Harris and letterpress printed by Alan Hillesheim at Digger Pine Press. From the large deckle on the text page, to the black ebony setting off the Cibachrome print, this is an exceedingly beautiful and well-thought out work. The artist / author states that the "prose poem is a reverie - a fusion of a dream, an encounter in the wild with a bear, and a celebration of the feminine spirit. The imagery in the Cibachrome photograph, which I printed, features a fragment of a pelt killed by a hunter with a bow and arrow, the backbone of an Alaskan brown bear found in an Indian mound that pre-dates gun powder, and an obsidian arrowhead." Whether displayed or quietly contemplated holding as book, this is an intriguing art work, capturing a moment of the past eminently recognizable today.

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      (PENN, IRVING). Penn, Irving, Alexandra Arrowsmith & Nicola Majocchi. Introduction by Alexander Liberman. IRVING PENN: PASSAGE, A WORK RECORD - SIGNED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed and Dated by the Photographer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. & Callaway Editions, Inc., 1991. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. 300pp, profusely illustrated in color and duotone. With a work chronology. "Passage" is the monumental 1991 survey of Irving Penn's extraordinary career as a portrait, still life, and fashion photographer. Produced by Nicholas Callaway with photographic supervision by Richard Benson, it beautifully collects and reproduces more than fifty years of his visionary work - primarily in conjunction with Vogue magazine. A brand new, most handsome example of this landmark publication additionally BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED "Irving Penn / 1991." in the year of publication inside a circular cartouche in black ink on the half title page. 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. 0-679-40491-0 Inventory Number: 025776

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Secret Lives: Three Novellas

      Constable 1991 - Hardcover; English language; Good jacket; First Edition; Signed by author (no dedication); good condition; unclipped dust jacket; flat-signed by ALL THREE authors on title page; owner inscription on flyleaf. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Skhema zheleznykh dorog Soiuza SSR.

      Omsk, Kartigraficheskaia Fabrika for Glavnoe upravlenie geodesii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1991. Large colour-printed map on four sheets (each measuring c. 75 x 124 cm, put together 150 x 258 cm); previously folded (very few repaired tears to intersections of folds), light marginal spotting; an impressive survival from the last days of the Soviet Union. This beautifully designed wall map was intended to be displayed in railway stations all over the vast country, depicted at a scale of 1 to 3,500,000. Although the printrun was - officially - 52,700 copies, we belive that only very few maps of the last days of the Soviet Union survived the ensuing chaotic years. The composite map 'shows administrative divisions, regional railroad networks, roads, cities, seaports, province capital-city names in large red type. Includes notes, table of administrative division names, indexed directory of regional systems, and abbreviations' (David Rumsey Map Collection, online).

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Kama-Sutra Il Famoso Codice d'Amore Indiano di Vatsyayana

      FRATELLI MELITA EDITORI, ROMA 1991 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata a colori con titolo al piatto e al dorso, copertina morbida patinata, pagine lievemente brunite ben conservate, volume corredato con numerose tavole illustrate a colori fuori testo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Olivier Debré Quatre Tableaux.

      Tours Musée CCC - Plaquette in-f° en ff de 12pp. Cet ouvrage édité à l'occasion de l'exposition d'Olivier DEBRE au CCC de Tours durant l'été 1991, est illustré des 4 premiers "Grands Tableaux" peints par l'Artiste pour le Musée, reproduits en couleurs. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un grand dessin original en couleurs dédicacé à Georges DUBY. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Orthopädische Operationslehre KOMPLETT Vollständige Reihe: 3 Bände in 4 Büchern: Teil 1 (Wirbelsäule) - Teil 2/1 und 2/2 (Becken und untere Extremität) - Teil 3 (Schulter und obere Extremität) von Rudolf Bauer (Autor), Fridun Kerschbaumer (Autor), Sepp Poisel (Autor) G Spitzer, R Baumann, S Cull Walter Dick, Andreas Eisenschenk

      Thieme Georg Verlag, 1991. Die Autoren beschränken sich in der Darstellung im wesentlichen auf bewährte Operationstechniken. Die Auswahl wurde den Bereichsautoren aufgrund ihrer reichen persönlichen Erfahrung überlassen. Damit ist kein Operationslexikon entstanden, sondern ein Werk mit sehr persönlicher Prägung. Basis für die Erstellung der vorliegenden Operationslehre war neben der operativen Erfahrung der Autoren das anatomische Substrat. Um dem Leser die Arbeit mit diesem Werk zu erleichtern, wurden die wesentlichen Zugangswege in einem Einleitungskapitel vorangestellt. Neben einer praxisnahen Darstellung der jeweiligen Operationstechnik wird auf die wesentlichen Operationsindikationen sowie Gefahren und Komplikationsmöglichkeiten eingegangen. Damit soll dem in Ausbildung befindlichen Operateur eine wesentliche Hilfe angeboten werden. Dem Erfahrenen wird die Möglichkeit geboten, sich in kurzer Zeit einen Überblick über Operationstechniken zu verschaffen, die nicht zum täglichen Routineprogramm gehören.Chirurgie Medizin Klinische Fächer Orthopädie Orthopädische Chirurgie Wirbelsäulenchirurgie Reihe/Serie Reihe/Serie Orthopädische Operationslehre Illustrationen G Spitzer, R Baumann, S Cull ISBN-10 3-13-126511-6 / 3131265116 ISBN-13 978-3-13-126511-1 / 9783131265111 Illustrationen G Spitzer, R Baumann, S Cull Mitarbeit Anpassung von: Rudolf Bauer, Walter Dick, Andreas Eisenschenk Sprache deutsch Einbandart gebunden Medizin Pharmazie Klinik und Praxis Chirurgie HumanMedizin Klinische Fächer Orthopädie Orthopädische Chirurgie Wirbelsäulenchirurgie ISBN-10 3-13-751001-5 / 3137510015 ISBN-13 978-3-13-751001-7 / 9783137510017 Orthopädische Operationslehre KOMPLETT Vollständige Reihe: 3 Bände in 4 Büchern: Teil 1 (Wirbelsäule) - Teil 2/1 und 2/2 (Becken und untere Extremität) - Teil 3 (Schulter und obere Extremität) von Rudolf Bauer (Autor), Fridun Kerschbaumer (Autor), Sepp Poisel (Autor) G Spitzer, R Baumann, S Cull Walter Dick, Andreas Eisenschenk

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      Clarendon Press, 1991. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Near Fine dust jacket. The Second Edition of this 20 volume monumental work, with no marks of any kind in the books. The Second is inclusive of all of the supplements which followed the first. The bindings are straight with no writing in any of the books. The dustjackets are bright, and the set presents well; one jacket only has a 3/8" closed tear at the top of the spine. Altogether a beautiful copy of this definitive dictionary of the English language. Near Fine binding / Near Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Photographie originale signée de François Mitterrand

      - S.n., s.l. 1991, 10,5x15cm, une feuille. - fotografia originale. nero argento d'epoca e bianco disegno. Firmando autografi in marcatore François Mitterrand. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Photographie originale. Tirage argentique d'époque en noir et blanc. Signature autographe au feutre de François Mitterrand.  

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        The Man From Barbarossa

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1991. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Pp.231. An original novel starring Ian Fleming's James Bond. Publisher's black cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper. A couple of tiny marks; a lovely fine copy (not a remainder copy). Autographed by the late John Gardner to the title page in blue ink. A late Gardner 007, this is now one of the more elusive titles in the series.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Democracy in America (2 volumes)

      Easton Press, , 1991. Hardcover. As New/no DJ. Collectors Edition Vol 1 and Vol 2 As New/no DJ as issued red full leather binding with gold gilt decoration and page edges. Silk ribbon page marker. Very attractive and very rare set of leather bound books.

      [Bookseller: Kazoo Books]
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        Fortune Magazine, August (Aug.) 21, 1991: Steve Jobs / Bill Gates Interview & Cover Photo

      Time Inc. Magazine Company, 1991. Cover photo of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs in Jobs' Palo Alto home. Fortune arranged a joint interview of these young computer giants on the 10th anniversary of the IBC PC. The interview, documented within, was a "rare three-hour dialogue filled with spirited debate and a healthy dose of humor." - from page 4. We believe this to be one of only two interviews these men ever gave together. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. An excellent copy of this historic issue. Magazine

      [Bookseller: Online Bookshop Jim and Mina Stachow]
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        Fortune Magazine, August (Aug ) 21, 1991: Steve Jobs / Bill Gates Interview & Cover Photo

      USA: Time Inc. Magazine Company. Paperback. Cover photo of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs in Jobs' Palo Alto home. Fortune arranged a joint interview of these young computer giants on the 10th anniversary of the IBC PC. The interview, documented within, was a "rare three-hour dialogue filled with spirited debate and a healthy dose of humor." - from page 4. We believe this to be one of only two interviews these men ever gave together. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. An excellent copy of this historic issue. . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

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      Beverly Hills, 1991. 4to, original brown levant full morocco; spine and covers lettered and decorated in gilt and blind; handsome decorative endpapers; all page edges gilt; silk marker; matching brown leather clamshell case lined in black moiré cloth. (10), 295, (1) pages; 3141 lots; text illustrations; 4 color halftone plates. Fine. Deluxe Leather Edition. One of only a very small number of examples issued.

      [Bookseller: Kolbe & Fanning]
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      Guess?, Italy 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 although there are a few very tiny cracks to the corners). 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's studio stamp on the versos and are hand-signed "Claudia,1989" and "Claudia, 1991" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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      HERDER, ROMA 1991 - INTERLINGUE Testi in tedesco, italiano, francese, con parti in greco e latini, pagine ottimamente conservate, brossura editoriale bianca, con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorso e con lievissimi segni del tempo

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        The Seven Deadly Sins (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Lococo Mulder, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. One of 150 copies (this being No. 29) SIGNED and numbered by author. Frontispiece photograph by Robert Mapplethorpe. Screen printed reproductions of seven "shotgun paintings" of the seven deadly sins, each accompanied by a short, original written piece on the sin in question. Fine and unread without a dust jacket as issued. Housed in the original publisher's cardboard container.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Regeneration Trilogy - Regeneration/Eye in the Door/The Ghost Road - All SIGNED by the Author

      Viking, 1991. Hardcover. Fine. The Regeneration Trilogy - 3 Volumes comprising: Regeneration; The Eye In The Door; The Ghost Road. All three volumes published by Viking and are the First UK printings. 'Regeneration' published in 1991: A fine book SIGNED by the Author to the title page in a near fine dust wrapper. 'The Eye In The Door' published in 1993: A near fine book SIGNED by the Author on the title page, in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some light wear to the spine tips and corners. Vol 3. 'The Ghost Road' published in 1995: A fine book in like unclipped wrapper SIGNED by the Author to the title page. All three books appear unread. A ticket for the signing event accompanies these books as provenance.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Turbulent Motion and the Structure of Chaos

      Springer Verlag, 1991. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27575968; EAN: 9780792311140

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        [Group of 71 cartoon handbills, collages, song sheets and other materials]

      New York: the author, [1991]. A sheaf of 8.5x11 inch photoreproduced sheets which were sent to the editors of an unspecified publication for publication consideration. Many of them have Tuli's address label pasted to the verso, a few have his penned notes. We count 71, plus a few duplicates or variations. Undated, but one handwritten cover letter is dated Aug. 25 1991; another message is handwritten on a postcard printed in 1990. Generally very good, some edgewear, a few of the sheets toned. Many of the cartoons address the perseverence of the counterculture in the early 1990s (one group is titled "The Old Fucks at Home"). Others touch on current events such as the AIDS crisis. The lyrics to parody songs (remember, Tuli was a founder of the legendary Fugs) include "Uranus," sung to the tune of "Aquarius" and dedicated to the Welfare Reform Bill.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books, ABAA]
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      Neville, Santa Barbara, California 1991 - Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by Thompson. This copy is unlettered and labeled "Nick Beck's copy" on the colophon. A journalism professor, Beck was a noted book collector and a friend of publisher Maurice Neville. A collection of three short pieces by the legendary Gonzo journalist, including Mescalito, a chronicle of his first mescaline experience and what it sparked in him while he was alone in a Los Angeles hotel room in February 1969. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Issued without a dust jacket. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: johnson rare books & archives, ABAA]
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        The Shape Under the Sheet: The Complete Stephen King Encyclopedia.

      Woodstock, GA: The Overlook Connection Press,, 1991. Quarto. Original laminated pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. Housed in the publisher's blue cloth slipcase. Folding plate, illustrations and photographs to the text. A fine copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number 278 of 350 numbered copies signed by all twenty-seven contributors on two rag-paper limitation leaves; there were also 52 lettered copies reserved for contributors. Laid in as issued is a limited edition pamphlet of Spignesi's short story, "Downstairs", signed by by the author and by the illustrator Katherine Flickinger.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Brooding Heron Press, Waldron Island 1991 - Limited edition of 300 unnumbered copies and 26 lettered and "a small number of hors de commerce presentation copies" signed by the publishers on the colophon page and Levertov on the title page. Quarter-cloth with paper-covered boards and printed spine label. Originally published under the same title by the Cresset Press, London, in 1946. Fine condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: REVERE BOOKS, abaa & ioba]
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        Selected Poems -- Association Copy

      Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild spotting to fore edge, otherwise near fine in original blue cloth and just about fine pictorial dust jacket.. Small octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 366 pp. Superb association copy. Inscribed by Creeley to Jonathan Williams in year of publication on the title page. The poet, Williams, was Creeley's publisher and fellow Black Mountain College alumnus.

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        Mystery Girls' Circus and College of Conundrum

      M. Kimberly Press, Ames Lake 1991 - First edition. Illustrated by Mare Blocker. Decorated cloth as issued. A slight scuff on the front board else fine. One of 125 copies Signed by the author and artist. An artist's book with a lithograph, linoleum and magnesium cuts, as well as various cutouts and foldouts. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      New York: Brooke Alexander Editions, 1991. Catalogue by Jasper Johns with an ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH FRONTISPEICE printed in green. 57 pages, illustrated, with Print Exhibitions and Bibliography at rear of catalogue. Small 3/8" sticker mark on front cover else like new. Bright and crisp. . Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA ]
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        Petrarch's Remedies for Fortune Fair and Foul. 5 Volumes Complete A Modern English Translation of de Remediis Utriusque Fortune, with A commentary

      Bloomington, Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1991. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0253348498 . xxviii,324; lxvi, 425; xviii,338; [x], 532; viii, 563,[v] pp. Copiously illustrated in b/w; each volume has a title page; the last volume is references: bibliography, indexes, tables and maps. A very handsome complete 5 volume set bound in dark brown cloth with gilt and dark red to front cover and spine. In good-very good condition with very little sign of use, if any, bottom edge of each book has a black mark, pencil price mark inside, Vol. IV has a small bump at part of the top fore-edge and front cover, otherwise crisp and clean. Lovely but heavy set. ; 10.20 X 7.80 X 7.60 inches .

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        Automobiles Voisin 1919-1958.

      London White Mouse Editions 1991 - First and limited numbered edition of only 2000 printed, (although 3500 were planned), this copy numbered 1671, landscape 4to., 312pp., numerous vintage photographic illustrations with French text, (together with a separate saddle-stitched English translation by Peter Hull also published in 1991, 64pp.), publisher's blue leatherette, the upper cover mounted with a stunning silver metal intaglio plaque, rubbing to head of spine, else fine, both books housed in original decorative slip-case, which is a little worn and chipped from protecting the superb content. The History of Avions Voisin - cars for the French President, Josephine Baker, Rudolph Valentino and H. G. Wells, dates from 1919 when Gabriel Voisin established his luxury car business, producing some of the most original and potent vehicles of the 1920s, cars designed for function and efficiency that eschewed all the conventional tricks of the stylist. The special merits of the Voisin design were amply demonstrated in the Touring Grand Prix of July 1922, in which Voisin cars came home first, second and third place. The Voisins of the 1930s, including the legendary straight-twelve, the engine of which encroached on the driving compartment in the interests of perfect weight distribution, were cloaked in coachwork whose bizarre appearance has perhaps been softened by the passage of time but were the subject of much controversy in their day, even in France (which was the home of eccentric bodywork at that period).

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        Semantik / Semantics: Ein internationales Handbuch der zeitgenössischen Forschung. An International Handbook of Contemporary Research.

      Walter de Gruyter Berlin, 1991 - 922 Seiten Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur in gutem Zustand. 9783110126969 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3110

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Lord John Press - book signed

      BESTSELLING AND AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS: STEPHEN KING, JOHN BARTH, JAMES P. BLAYLOCK, JAMES LEE BURKE, ROBERT BLOCH, T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE, RAY BRADBURY, RAMSEY CAMPBELL, JAMES CRUMLEY, LOUISE ERDRICH, MICHAEL DORRIS, DENNIS ETCHISON, WILLIAM EVERSON, GERALD R. FORD, RICHARD FORD, BRUCE FRANCIS, ELLEN GILCHRIST, JIM HARRISON, WILLIAM KENNEDY, HARRY CREWS, THOMAS McGUANE, TONY HILLERMAN, URSULA K. LeGUIN, JOHN L'HEUREUX, ELMORE J. LEONARD, Jr., NORMAN MAILER, RICHARD C. MATHESON, BRIAN MOORE, JOSEPH A. MUGNANI, JOYCE CAROL OATES, EDNA O'BRIEN, ROBERT B. PARKER, TIM POWERS, REYNOLDS PRICE, JAMES PURDY, DAN SIMMONS, PETER STRAUB, ROSS THOMAS, ANNE TYLER, JOHN UPDIKE, EUDORA WELTY, RICHARD YATES and DONALD E. WESTLAKEThis rare and extraordinary autograph book, Lord John Signatures, is signed by 43 bestselling and award winning authors, including Pulitzer Prize-winners William Kennedy, Norman Mailer, Anne Tyler, John Updike and Eudora Welty, science fiction Grand Masters Ray Bradbury and Ursula K. LeGuin, bestselling authors Tony Hillerman and Peter Straub and President Gerald R. Ford. With a signed introduction by Hugo Award winner Stephen King.Book signed "Stephen King", "John Barth", "James P. Baylock", "Robert Bloch", "T. Coraghessan Boyle", "Ray Bradbury", "Ramsey Campbell", "James Crumley", "Louise Erdrich", "Michael Dorris", "Dennis Etchison", "Gerald R. Ford", "Richard Ford", "Bruce Francis", "Ellen Gilchrist", "Jim Harrison", "William Kennedy", "Harry Crews", "Thomas McGuane", "Tony Hillerman", "Ursula K. LeGuin", "John L'Heureux", "Elmore Leonard", "Norman Mailer", "R. C Matheson", "Brian Moore", "Joseph A Mugnaini", "Joyce Carol Oates", "Edna OBrien", "Robert B. Parker", "Tim Powers", "Reynolds Price", "James Purdy", "Dan Simmons", "Peter Straub", "Ross Thomas", "Anne Tyler", "John Updike", "Eudora Welty", "Richard Yates", "Donald E. Westlake", "James Lee Burke" and "William Everson" in blue and black inks. B/w, 85 pages with introduction, 10¾x7½x¼. Copy of Lord John Signatures by Herb Yellin. Published by Lord John Press in Northridge, California. ©1991 Lord John Press, introduction ©1991 Stephen King. Hardcover. No. 97 of 400 copies. King signed in the Introduction, while the other signed next to their photos. This extraordinary book is signed by 43 bestselling and award winning authors. Signers include Pulitzer Prize winners William Kennedy, Mailer, Tyler, Updike and Welty, science fiction Grand Masters Bradbury and LeGuin, Hugo Award winners King and Simmons, bestselling authors Hillerman and Straub, Hugo and Edgar Award winner Bloch, Oscar-nominee Donald E. Westlake, Edgar Award winners Burke, Leonard, Matheson, Parker and Thomas, Philip K. Dick Award Powers, PEN/Faulker Award winners Boyle and Richard Ford, PEN/Faulkner and O. Henry Award winner Oates, PEN/Malamud Award winner Barth, O. Henry Award winner Louise Erdrich, as well as Beat poet William Everson, author and artist Mugnaini and President Gerald R. Ford. Lightly toned and soiled. otherwise in fine condition.

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        The Commemorative Limited Edition of the Works.

      London Harper Collins and Jonathan Cape 1991 - First edition thus, limited to 500 numbered sets of which this is number 352, 8vo., fifteen volumes, illustrated by Quentin Blake and others, publisher's quarter blue morocco over weave pattern paper-covered boards, titles to spine gilt, top edges gilt, each volume preserved in a matching paper-covered slip- case, the whole contained in a large blue paper- covered slip-case, lightly rubbed at a couple of places, otherwise a fine set that appears to be unread. This commemorative edition was published on the 75th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, 13 September 1991. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wrenching Times, Poems from Drum-Taps by Walt Whitman (One of 30 in a deluxe binding)

      (Powys): Gwasg Gregynog, 1991. Limited Edition. Leather. Fine. Schanilec, Gaylord. No. XIX of XXX (total edition 450) in a special binding, folio - over 12" to 15" tall, 72 pps. Walt Whitman (1819-1892) is perhaps best remembered today for his classic "Leaves of Grass"; often called "the father of free verse" his work was highly controversial in its day, as it was viewed as obscene and overtly sexual. However, as with all the writers who lived through the time of the Civil War, his thoughts on both the horror and honour of it came out in his poetry. In 1865, just as the war was ending, he published, at his own expense, a slim volume entitled "Drum-Taps"; in it he expressed "the pending action of this 'Time and Land we swim in', with all their large conflicting fluctuations of despair and hope, the shiftings, masses, and the whirl and deafening din, (yet overall, as by invisible hand, a definite purport and idea) - with the unprecedented anguish of wounded and suffering, the beautiful young men, in whole-sale death and agony, everything sometimes as if in blood color, and dripping blood. The book is therefore unprecedentedly sad - but it also has the blast of the trumpet, and the drum pounds and whirrs in it, and then an undertone of sweetest comradeship and human love, threading its steady thread inside the chaos, and heard at every lull and interstice thereof - truly also it has clear notes of faith and triumph". Isaac Roseberg (1890-1918), author of some of the most outstanding poetry of WWI (as a soldier in which he met his death), wrote to a friend that "when I think of [Walt Whitman's] "Drum-Taps" mine are absurd". As M. Wynn Thomas states in this book's Introduction, "Isaac Rosenberg's words provide most moving testimony that Whitman's Civil War collection had passed, with flying colors, the severest of tests - the test of being sceptically examined from the murderously muddy trenches of the First World War". Introduction by M. Wynn Thomas, Senior Lecturer in English at University College, Swansea, one of the world's leading Whitman scholars. ***ABOUT THE ARTIST: Gaylord Schanilec (b. 1955), artist, writer, letterpress printer, designer and illustrator, has set the standard for contemporary artist's books over the last 30 years. The proprietor of the press Midnight Paper Sales, he uses traditional wood engraving processes (as he explains, "the winters in Wisconsin are long") to create exquisite, highly detailed wood engravings. A recent work "Mayflies of the Driftless Region" won a Judges Choice Award at the 2005 Oxford Fine Press Bookfair. ***DESCRIPTION: This copy one of the 30 copies bound in a deluxe binding of full leather, the cream streaked with blue, an abstract mountainside beneath on mulitiple hues of morocco onlays, doublures of grey suede, pale green free endpapers, title page in red and black, nine color wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec (the frontispiece, seven full-page, a smaller engraving on the colophon page) who made the engravings during a six-month residence with Gwasg Gregynog, all the illustrations printed from the origional wood-blocks; type Monotype Baskerville, on Zerkall mould-made paper, folio size (approximately 14.75" tall), pagination: (1)-71, colophon (72); limited edition of 450 copies total, this being no. XIX of XXX in the special binding. Enclosed in a drop-back box covered with navy blue cloth and lined with grey felt, title in gilt on spine. ***CONDITION: Volume fine; the leather of the binding smooth and supple, the hinges and text block strong, the interior pristine and entirely free of prior owner markings; there are a few stray light marks on the binding, we believe a natural variation of the leather. The box is also fine, strong, sturdy and clean. ***POSTAGE: International customers please note that additional postage may apply, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions, we are here to help.

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        TWICE THE POWER (Very Fine Uncorrected Proof)

      Hodder & Stoughton, UK 1991 - London, Hodder. 1991. FIRST. Unique omnibus presentation uncorrected proof of the UK hc edition of "Needful things" and a story from the UK pbk ed of "Four past midnight", published jointly as "Twice the Power" Unread and in very fine condition, the spine is immaculate and as stiff as a Victorian accountant's upper lip, the wrapper a testament to careful handling and preservation, the pages clean and untouched. A very fine, clean and wholesome copy. This is a large and very thick trade paperback-sized proof. Extra postage applies [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Recorded movements in time

      Eight silkscreen prints 1991. Melbourne : the artist, 1991. Folio, lettered wrappers with linocut design, stringbound, pp. 24, introduction by Bruno Leti, eight silkscreen prints made in collaboration with Larry Rawling. Limited to 35 copies plus 7 proofs. Two copies recorded in Australian libraries (State Library of Victoria, State Library of New South Wales)

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        Merkblätter gefährliche Arbeitsstoffe Bände I, II, II und IV sowie [Ergänzungs)-Band 1: Registerband, [Ergänzungs)-Bände 5, 7 und 8 sowie [Ergänzungs)-Band "Siemens Interne Merkblätter für gefährliche Arbeitsstoffe".

      Verlag Moderne Industrie (Bände I-IV) und ecomed, Heidelberg, München, Landsberg, Frechen, Hamburg 1991 bis 1996. - nicht durchgehend paginiert (ca. 500 S. je Band), Loseblattsammlung, erschien in zahlreichen Einzellieferungen, Bände I-IV vollständig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000 Groß 8°, Original-Kunsleder-Ringordner (Hardcover), ausgesonderte Bibliotheksexemplare mit Kleberückständen vom Rückenschildern, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Sister - Life

      [New York]: The Limited Editions Club (1991), 1991. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Kuper, Yuri. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. 89 p. Limited edition of 250, this no. 65, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) is perhaps best known in the English-speaking world for his novel, Doctor Zhivago - it was smuggled out of the USSR and published in Milan in 1957, earning Pasternak the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958. This work, My Sister, Life, was his first published collection of poems and is considered one of the most influential collections ever published in the Russian language. Controversial when it was first published, five years after the October Revolution of 1917, the revolutionary spirit pervades the poems - not in the political sense but in the spirit of beginning again. The artist, Yuri Kuper (b. 1940), has worked in several mediums. His work for My Sister-Life recalls the Russian Constructivists' radical, dynamic, geometric abstractions in his use of strong diagonals and primarily geometric forms. Kuper has exhibited at galleries in Europe and the United States, and his work forms part of the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), the Moscow Museum of Fine Arts, and the Fonds National d'Art Contemporain in Paris (N.B., above info from Wiki and the LEC newsletter). ***DESCRIPTION: Half-bound with a grey Nigerian oasis goatskin spine and fore-edges, author's name in Cyrillic embossed in black on the spine, the boards covered in hand-made paper made by cutting Russian newspapers into minute pieces which were then incorporated with the rags and cotton pulp, with individual Cyrillic letters floated into the mixture in order to complete the process; fore- and bottom edges uncut, endpapers and text pages of the same hand-made paper as that covering the boards, six full-page, tissue-guarded etchings by Yuri Kuper bound in throughout the text; type Monotype Scotch Roman, handmade paper as referred to above, elephant folio size (approximately 19" tall), pagination: (i-iv), (1)-81, blank (82), colophon (83); limited edition of 250 copies, this no. 65, signed by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly newsletter loosely laid in. Publisher's slipcase covered in grey linen cloth, lined with light grey velveteen. ***CONDITION: Fine, the leather spine and corners are smooth and supple, the colour of the spine deep and true (not sunned), the paper boards not rubbed; with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; two miniscule shallow scrapes to the fore-edge of the back board, else fine. The newsletter is also fine, with no folds, creases or edgewear. The slipcase is fine as well, strong and sturdy, the cloth covering without blemish. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that due to the large size and weight of this volume, additional postage may apply; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Kuan-yin, inmitten von Zauberformeln zur Herstellung der Embryonalatmung. Farbstiftzeichnung, Ölkreide und Filzstift auf Papier. Graz 1991.

      - Zweifach mit dem Stempel der Lord Jim Loge versehen, die der Schriftsteller und Aktionist mit Martin Kippenberger, Jörg Schlick und anderen gegründet hatte. Auf dem Blatt 'Authentische Roulettepermanenzen' des Spielcasino Graz, das als Vorlage für den Druck der gleichnamigen Ansichtspostkarte des Forum Stadtpark gedient hat, die auf ihrer Schriftseite als Frankiermarke das Symbol der Loge zeigt und die beiliegt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Bottom Of The Harbor

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Orig. quarter black morocco, spine lettered in gilt and black cloth. Fine in matching fine black cloth slipcase. Abbott, Berenice. 249 pages. 30 x 24 cm. Limited edition, copy 89 of 250 copies signed by Joseph Mitchell, on hand-made paper at the Wild Carrot Press. Illustrated with five full page photogravures by Berenice Abbott, all with tissue guards. Joseph Mitchell was an American writer best known for the work he published in The New Yorker. He is known for his carefully written portraits of eccentrics and people on the fringes of society, especially in and around New York City. This book contains Mitchell's stories about the New York City waterfront. Unusual small limitation for LEC production.

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        Kuan-yin, inmitten von Zauberformeln zur Herstellung der Embryonalatmung. Farbstiftzeichnung, Ölkreide und Filzstift auf Papier. Graz 1991.

      Zweifach mit dem Stempel der Lord Jim Loge versehen, die der Schriftsteller und Aktionist mit Martin Kippenberger, Jörg Schlick und anderen gegründet hatte. Auf dem Blatt 'Authentische Roulettepermanenzen' des Spielcasino Graz, das als Vorlage für den Druck der gleichnamigen Ansichtspostkarte des Forum Stadtpark gedient hat, die auf ihrer Schriftseite als Frankiermarke das Symbol der Loge zeigt und die beiliegt.

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