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        Die Pflanzengesellschaft Österreichs: Teil I: Anthropogene Vegetation. Teil II: Natürliche waldfreie Vegetation.Teil III: Wälder und Gebüsche: 3 Bände. [Gebundene Ausgabe] Ladislav Mucina (Herausgeber), Georg Grabherr (Herausgeber), Thomas Ellmauer (Herausgeber), Susanne Wallnöfer (Herausgeber) Das dreibändige Werk "Die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs" stellt das derzeitige Wissen über die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs im mitteleuropäischen Rahmen umfassend dar. Sämtliche aus Österreich je bekanntgewordenen oder beschriebenen Assoziationen und höheren Syntaxa werden auf Basis der Primär- und Sekundärliteratur, inklusive grauer Literatur (Diplomarbeiten, Dissertationen, Exkursionsberichte etc.), ausführlich beschrieben. Ãœber den Autor:Georg Grabherr wurde am 30. April 1946 in Bregenz geboren. Sein Naturinteresse erwachte früh und erfuhr Förderung durch die Familie, besonders aber im Inter

      3Bde.: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 1993. 1993. Hardcover. Good. 25,7 x 18,4 x 9,3 cm. Das dreibändige Werk "Die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs" stellt das derzeitige Wissen über die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs im mitteleuropäischen Rahmen umfassend dar. Sämtliche aus Österreich je bekanntgewordenen oder beschriebenen Assoziationen und höheren Syntaxa werden auf Basis der Primär- und Sekundärliteratur, inklusive grauer Literatur (Diplomarbeiten, Dissertationen, Exkursionsberichte etc.), ausführlich beschrieben. Ãœber den Autor:Georg Grabherr wurde am 30. April 1946 in Bregenz geboren. Sein Naturinteresse erwachte früh und erfuhr Förderung durch die Familie, besonders aber im Internat während der Ausbildung zum Volksschullehrer. Es folgte das Studium der Biologie und Erdwissenschaften an der Universität Innsbruck, das Grabherr mit der Promotion summa cum laude abschloss. Mit Studien über die Natürlichkeit der österreichischen Wälder und dem ersten vollständigen Gebirgsinventar schutzwürdiger Biotope wurde Grabherr zum international gefragten Experten. Naturwissenschaften Biologie Botanik ISBN-10 3-334-60452-7 / 3334604527 ISBN-13 978-3-334-60452-6 / 9783334604526 Die Pflanzengesellschaft Österreichs: Teil I: Anthropogene Vegetation. Teil II: Natürliche waldfreie Vegetation.Teil III: Wälder und Gebüsche: 3 Bände. [Gebundene Ausgabe] Ladislav Mucina (Herausgeber), Georg Grabherr (Herausgeber), Thomas Ellmauer (Herausgeber), Susanne Wallnöfer (Herausgeber) Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Das dreibändige Werk "Die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs" stellt das derzeitige Wissen über die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs im mitteleuropäischen Rahmen umfassend dar. Sämtliche aus Österreich je bekanntgewordenen oder beschriebenen Assoziationen und höheren Syntaxa werden auf Basis der Primär- und Sekundärliteratur, inklusive grauer Literatur (Diplomarbeiten, Dissertationen, Exkursionsberichte etc.), ausführlich beschrieben. Ãœber den Autor:Georg Grabherr wurde am 30. April 1946 in Bregenz geboren. Sein Naturinteresse erwachte früh und erfuhr Förderung durch die Familie, besonders aber im Internat während der Ausbildung zum Volksschullehrer. Es folgte das Studium der Biologie und Erdwissenschaften an der Universität Innsbruck, das Grabherr mit der Promotion summa cum laude abschloss. Mit Studien über die Natürlichkeit der österreichischen Wälder und dem ersten vollständigen Gebirgsinventar schutzwürdiger Biotope wurde Grabherr zum international gefragten Experten. Naturwissenschaften Biologie Botanik ISBN-10 3-334-60452-7 / 3334604527 ISBN-13 978-3-334-60452-6 / 9783334604526 Die Pflanzengesellschaft Österreichs: Teil I: Anthropogene Vegetation. Teil II: Natürliche waldfreie Vegetation.Teil III: Wälder und Gebüsche: 3 Bände. [Gebundene Ausgabe] Ladislav Mucina (Herausgeber), Georg Grabherr (Herausgeber), Thomas Ellmauer (Herausgeber), Susanne Wallnöfer (Herausgeber) Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

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        Vergers. Seize aquatintes originales de Pietro Sarto.

      Pierre Gonin,, Lausanne, 1993 - Lausanne, Pierre Gonin, 1993. Gross-4°. (2) S., (1) Bl., (44) S. Mit 9 ganzs. farb. Aquatinta-Tafeln u. 7 Textillustr. in Aquatinta nach Pietro Sarto und 1 zusätzl. von Sarto handschriftl. signierten Aquatinta-Tafel. Lose Bogen in brosch. Orig.-Umschlag in Orig.-Halbpergament-Chemise in Orig.-Pappschuber (Schuber minim berieben). SIKART (für Sarto). - Nr. 54 v. 118 (GA 160 + 30 h.c.) Ex. auf "Pombié". Im Impressum handschriftl. signiert von F. Gonin u. P. Sarto. Die Aquatintas von Pietro Sarto (geb. 1930, schweiz. Graphiker u. Maler hauptsächl. von Landschaften u. Stilleben) wurden vom Atelier de Saint-Prex abgezogen. Eine handschriftl. signierte Aquatinta-Tafel "Etat" liegt unserem Exemplar zusätzlich bei. - (Neupreis 2'800.--) Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Lose Bogen in brosch. Orig.-Umschlag in Orig.-Halbpergament-Chemise in Orig.-Pappschuber [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        BIRDS OF NEW GUINEA (VOL. 2) (AUTHENTIC FACSIMILE EDITION) Cuckoo-Shrike, Caterpillar-Catcher, Microeca, Gerygone, Flycatcher, Robin, Todopsis, Fantail

      Hill House. New;. 1993. Hardcover. 58 Plates. This is not a mere reproduction. This is an exact facsimile of an original held in the Libraries of the British Museum (Natural History) in London and Tring. It is not a reproduction, because no camera was used in transferring the images from the originals. The paper used is 130 gsm mat art paper. This facsimile carries faithfully every spot, mark or stain as the original. It also carries the original Museum Department of Zoology stamps, and librarian's annotations. The color printing is so accurate that, from behind glass, the naked eye would be unable to distinguish the original from the facsimile. This facsimile is exactly the same size as the original (Imperial Folio: 22" x 15"). It is cased-in and bound between 4 mm. The boards are covered in special Japanese Saifu cloth, gold stamped on the spine, and with the gold Crown Cipher of the British Museum (Natural History) on the front, and blind embossed on the inner margin of the front boards. The end-papers are of special wood-free heavy grade paper, printed in a generated repetitive pattern of the Museum's Library stamps. The publisher has not intruded into the authenticity of the book, leaving the publication data printed only on the very last page at the end of the book block. This book is individually numbered on the inside front board, hand wrapped in protective brown paper, and placed in its own crush-proof outer carton. The carton is then sealed, numbered and signed on the outside by the printer's quality control officer. ; Vol. 2 .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        THE GIVER and THE MESSENGER

      Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Co.,. 1993. First edition. Two volumes, each SIGNED by Lowry and with the brochure from the signing event laid in. The GIVER won the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold more than 10 million copies in Australia, Canada, and the United States. It is on many middle-school reading lists but is also on many challenged-book lists and appeared on the American Library Association's list of most challenged books of the 1990s. GIVER and MESSENGER are the first and third books in her GIVER quartet, which traces the thirteenth year in the life of Jonas, who lives in a society that has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness," a plan that has also eradicated emotional depth from the lives of the people. Jonas, who is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory--the storer of memories from the time before Sameness--learns the truth about his dystopian society and struggles with the weight of his position (Wikipedia). Made into the 2014 movie THE GIVER, starring Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, and Meryl Streep. GIVER is fine in fine dust jacket. MESSENGER has a name on the dark-gray front endpaper, tiny closed tear to top edge of spine, and barest nick to one rear corner but is otherwise fine in fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Das Stundenbuch der Sforza. Bd. 1.,

      Luzern: Faksimile-Verlag, 1993 - Ein gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - Beiheft deutscher und englischer Text. Dieses Werk ist in einer einmaligen Auflage erschienen, die weltweit auf 980 arabisch numerierte Exemplare limitiert ist. 95 Exemplare wurden für eine einbändige Gesamtausgabe in einem Schmuckschuber reserviert. 80 Exemplare sind nicht für den Handel, sondern als Belege und Archivexemplare bestimmt und wurden römisch numeriert. Dieses Buch trägt die Nummer 491. Zusammensetzung und Inhalt von Teil 1 des Sforza-Stundenbuches: Gebrauch von Rom; feines Pergament, 40 Blätter; 13,1 x 9,3 cm. Einband aus dunkelrotem Maroquin-Leder, ca. 1896; die Blätter sind zerschnitten eingebunden worden. 6 ganzseitige Miniaturen, 39 Textseiten mit Schmuckbordüren und kleinen Miniaturen, zahlreiche Schmuckinitialen, gerundete gotische Schrift. Die Miniatur auf fol. iov weist das Datum 1519 auf, wahrscheinlich zusammen mit einer verschlüsselten Signatur. Evangelien-Perikopen fol. ir-12v (fol. 3, 6 und 9 - 12 sind Ersatzblätter). Aus Biragos Werkstatt sind die ganzseitigen Miniaturen des heiligen Johannes auf fol. 1r, des heiligen Lukas auf fol. 4r und des heiligen Matthäus auf fol. 7r. Der heilige Markus auf fol. 1ov stammt von Horenbout. Stundengebete zur Verehrung des Kreuzes fol. 12v -27V (fol. 12 ist ein Ersatzblatt). Ganzseitige Miniatur von Horenbout mit einer Darstellung der Kreuzannagelung auf fol. 12 v. 18 Schmuckbordüren von Birago; fol. 13r- 13 v, 14V, 15v, l6v, 17V, i8r, içr - 19V, 20r, 2lr-2iv, 22r, 23r, 24r, 25r, 26r und 27r. Stundengebete zum Heiligen Geist fol. 28r -40V. Ganzseitige Miniatur von Birago mit der Ausgießung des Heiligen Geistes auf fol. 28r. 21 Schmuckbordüren von Birago; fol. 29r-37r, 38r-38V, 39v-40r. ISBN 38567204310 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 40 Ds., Samteinband mit zwei Metallschließen in mit Samt bezogener Pappkiste plus 77 S. Beiheft, broschiert. Faksimile der illustrierten Handschrift nach der Handschrift Add. MS. 34294 der British Library, London. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monochrome Bücher 1-6. Designed by Peter Malutzki. Six Volumes

      [Lahnstein, Germany:: FlugBlatt-Presse. 1993-1995]. One of 50 copies, each signed by the artist / printer. Handset and letterpress, woodcuts and linocuts. Housed in a custom blind-stamped cardboard box, as issued by the artist, fine. This is truly a virtuoso piece of book arts and fine printing. The set comprises the following: Monochrome Bücher 1 schwarz (black) Page size: 6-1/4 inches x 6-1/4 inches; 40pp. The text, "Der Kopf des Vitus Bering"("The head of Vitus Bering") by Konrad Bayers asks, "where is our world situated?" Illustrated with an old woodcut of a piece of machinery and printed in black on black. & Monochrome Bücher 2 rot (red) Page size: 9-7/16 inches x 6-3/16 inches; 44 pp. Text from Tatjana Tolstaja&#39;s Saßen auf goldenen Stufen. In this work, Tolstaja&#39;s (Tolstoy&#39;s great-grand niece) account of her childhood in Russia is printed on a series of amazing and ghostly photo-collages; red on red.& Monochrome Bücher 3 grün (green) Page size: 7- 7/8 inches x 6-5/16 inches; 96pp. Friedrich Hölderlin&#39;s poems of the four seasons are printed in green on a background of natural leaf (maple, ash, beech, oak) prints in green.& Monochrome Bücher 4 gelb (yellow) Page size: 12-15/16 inches x 8-15/16 inches; 48pp. This volume presents rhymes with the ending isch from an 1896 rhyming dictionary (Deutsches Reimlexikon); yellow linocuts and print on yellow paper.& Monochrome Bücher 5 blau (blue) Page size: 9-11/16 inches x 6-7/8 inches; 60pp. Eduard Mörike&#39;s Die Historie von der schöen Lau (The History of the beautiful Lau) The "blue pot" of Blaubeuren, a pond with water so clear that one can see 10 meters deep, inspired Mörike&#39;s tale of Lau, a water- lady who is said to inhabit the blue, blues waters. Printed in blue on blue paper; with a variety of provocative illustrations. & Monochrome Bücher 6 weiß (white) Page size: 6-7/8 inches x 9-3/8 inches; 76pp. Rafael Albertini&#39;s appropriately titled Blanco/Weiß (White), collection of 33 poems about white in the original Spanish with a German translation. Printed in white on white wax paper, truly unusual and beautifully handset and letterpress. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/8933.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Nightmares & Dreamscapes

      Viking, USA 1993 - USA first edition, first printing hardback from Viking. SIGNED, dedicated and dated directly into the book "To Clifton Lee- with best wishes, Stephen King 11/7/94". Superb wrappers and housed in protective wrappers. ALSO includes large ORIGINAL fold out promotional PR piece from Viking re: the book release. This is Nightmares & Dreamscapes. Known as one of the world's most reclusive authors. Stephen King rarely appears in public and seldom signs any books. A perfectly presented book with tight binding and clean pages. Minor bumps to top right front corners. Very minor fade to lower rear of cloth. Dustjacket is Fine with Unclipped price of $27.50. Protected in Mylar cover. A very rare book, more so signed. A very rare personal hand signed STEPHEN KING book as shown. A GREAT ORIGINAL STEPHEN KING AUTOGRAPH. Genuine STEPHEN KING HAND SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKS ARE HARD TO COME ACROSS NOWADAYS. Here is stunning original hand signed STEPHEN KING. Buy your STEPHEN KING signed books from the leading STEPHEN KING autograph expert on the internet, from the only STEPHEN KING book store to regularly have over 100 original signed STEPHEN KING editions availlable for ourchase at any one time. The leading internet STEPHEN KING autograph store and world's #1 STEPHEN KING First Edition store RAREANDSIGNED. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pelican Brief

      Doubleday 1993 - This is a signed and numbered limited edition #105 of 350 copies printed in sleeve without dust jacket as issued, getting rarer and rarer. Doubleday started publishing limited editions of Grisham's work in 1993. Doubleday issued A Time To Kill, The Firm and The Pelican Brief all in 1993. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Horton Colbert]
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        The Client

      Doubleday, New York 1993 - First edition. Fine in full leather with gilded spine decoration, bound-in ribbon bookmark and faux marbled endpapers in fine glassine dustwrapper in fine cloth slipcase. Signed by the author. Limited and numbered edition of 350 copies. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. Shown without its glassine dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Dead Rooster #4 (SIGNED by Susan Rothenberg: Limited Ed. Woodcut/ Prints)

      Brooke Alexander, N.Y. 1993 - This woodcut is hand SIGNED by Susan Rothernberg; limited edition to 100 numbered copies (with 20 artist proofs & 3 P.P.s) and this is # 6/100; published by Brooke Alexander in 1993 for MoMA of NY City; printed by Ted Warner at Damage Press, Brooklyn, N.Y.; paper with border size: 25-7/8 x 31-3/8in (66 x 80 cm); image size: 22-15/16 x 29-3/16in; printed on Korean Kozo paper, colors/blocks: 1 color, 1 block, with Documentation; "The artist cut the block of African hardwood at her studio in New Mexico using Swiss carving tools and a mallet."; it is matted onto an acid free mat by acid free tape on verso at top right & left edges; in EXCELLENT COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE ASTONISHING HYPOTHESIS. THE SCIENTIFIC SEARCH FOR THE SOUL

      NY: Scribner, 1993. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Crick on the half-title page. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Signed by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Lars Tunbjörk: Landet Utom Sig: Bilder från Sverige (Country Beside Itself: Pictures from Sweden)

      Journal, in conjunction with the Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden, Stockholm 1993 - First edition, first printing (1993). Hardcover. Glittery silver laminated paper-covered boards with main title stamped in metallic purple and subtitles stamped in metallic green on cover and spine (the publication was released in several color variations for the cover title), no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Lars Tunbjörk. Essays (in Swedish and English) by Thomas Tidholm and Göran Greider. Includes comments on the photographs and a brief biography. Designed by Greger Ulf Nilson. Unpaginated (128 pp.), with 81 four-color plates beautifully printed on heavy coated paper by Hans Kjellström, Bo Ljungkvist, Tomas Persson, Ronald Pettersson / Bröderna Ljungbergs, Södertälje. 11 x 11-5/8 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden. Out of print. The rare first printing. CONDITION: Near Fine (slight rubbing to the front cover, else Fine). [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] From the British Journal of Photography: "Country Beside Itself 'is a comment on the decline of the Swedish welfare state,' [according to the artist]. Published in 1993 it focuses on the leisure culture in small town Sweden, capturing the country's mood following an economic boom and rapid commercialisation." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Kammavaca

      19th century], [Burma - Unbound between a pair of wooden coverboards, lacquered in red and with gilt decoration on outer surfaces, covers and text leaves with a single hole for tying. All within a dark red morocco-backed cloth box The Kammavaca is a Pali term describing verses from the Tipitaka that relate to rituals of monastic life and ordination. It is considered to be one of the most sacred of Burmese religious texts often commissioned by lay-people as works of merit when a son entered a Buddhist monastery. " Kammavaca are volumes of one, five, or nine extracts from the Theravadin Vinaya , each relating to specific ceremonies associated with monks. Noel F. Singer writes that the earliest kammavaca consisted of folios made of plain palm leaves, each of which had four lines of square-inked script on a gold or silver background." ("Kammavaca Texts: Their Covers and Binding Ribbons," Arts of Asia , 23, May-June 1993) "In the 17th century, folios began to be made of pieces of cloth coated with lacquer and painted with cinnabar, and the square letters were written in thick, black lacquer. On rare occasions, folios were of ivory. Designs in gilt, which had been reserved for the ends of folios, end papers, and wooden coverboards, now began to appear between the lines of text. By the end of the 19th century, the lines of script on the folio increased to six or seven and sheets of brass or copper were introduced as folios." (John Falconer, and others, Myanmar Style Art, Architecture and Design of Burma , Hong Kong, 1998, p. 177). (22 1/2 x 5 3/16 inches). 16 leaves (5 3/16 x 22 1/2 inches), each lacquered in red with elaborate overall decoration in gilt, 14 leaves with lines of black/dark brown lacquer text in square script (known as 'magyi-zi) recto and verso, two leaves with text on one side only. (Gilded decoration rubbed). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Suitable Boy

      Sixth Chamber Press, London 1993 - London: Sixth Chamber Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. As new. This copy of the Sixth Chamber Press edition is letter "Y" of the 26 copies lettered A-Z, bound in full leather and with a signed unique holograph quotation from the book. The quotation in this copy is the very first sentence of the book, which starts with a "Y": "'You too will marry a boy I choose,' said Mrs Rupa Mehra firmly to her daughter." This is thus the most desirable copy of a highly popular, complex and moving novel. In contrast to Seth's rewarding beauty of language, his publisher Anthony Cheetham called the 1993 Booker judges (Gowrie, Beer, Chisholm, Clee and Todd) a "bunch of wankers" for not shortlisting the book - a crude comment, though we find it entirely appropriate. CHF 3'250. This item is part of our Catalogue 5: 100 Key Books, a copy of which you can order from us at YGRbooks. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        Tomorrow, When the War Began - Tomorrow Series #1

      Macmillan, Australia 1993 - 286 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Lightly tanned pages. Dustjacket protected in clear, plastic sleave. Dust Jacket un-clipped and has no creases or wear. No inscriptions. Minor wear to spine ends and corners of boards. World War III becomes an unstoppable reality in the action-packed first installment of the Tomorrow series--an international bestseller in an eye-catching new paperback. When Ellie and her friends go camping, they have no idea they're leaving their old lives behind forever. Despite a less-than-tragic food shortage and a secret crush or two, everything goes as planned. But a week later, they return home to find their houses empty and their pets starving. Something has gone wrong--horribly wrong. Before long, they realize the country has been invaded, and the entire town has been captured--including their families and all their friends. Ellie and the other survivors face an impossible decision: They can flee for the mountains or surrender. Or they can fight. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children & Young Adult; 1001 Children's Books You Must Read; ISBN: 0732907756. ISBN/EAN: 9780732907754. Inventory No: 12110227. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Picasso - Toros y toreros

      Cercle d'Art - Paris 1993. 1 Volume/1. -- Comme Neuf -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée avec jaquette illustrée sous étui . Format grand in-4°( 37,8 x 27,8 cm ). ------- 30 pages . ********* "" L'ouvrage est le fac-similé de trois carnets de dessins, avec leurs repentirs et leurs annotations, et une série de seize dessins en sépia sur des feuilles séparées, tous unis par le thème dominant de la corrida. '' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fernand Léger : Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint , -------- Volume 3 : 1925-1928

      Maeght - Paris 1993. 1 Volume/1. -- Comme Neuf -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile sous jaquette illustrée. Format grand in-4° "carré"( 29 x 29 cm )( 2875 gr ). ------ 348 pages avec 160 reproductions couleurs et noir. ****************Volume III du Catalogue raisonné des peintures de Fernand LEGER de 1925 à 1928 établi par Georges Bauquier. Chaque &#156;uvre est reproduite pleine page couleurs et accompagnée de la liste des expositions et d'une bibliographie . ******************** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Downing Street Years

      Harper Collins, New York 1993 - Lt. grey & navy cloth binding only very slightly rubbed at corners; backstrip slightly scuffed; very light bend to bottom corners of first few leaves, else a very crisp, tight & clean signed copy. No dj. Navy cloth covered slipcase just a bit rubbed at corners, else little wear. ; Boxed; many good b&w photo ils.; tp signed by author; #277 of 350 limited edition. ; 8vo; 914 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        My Mind, Paintings by Chen Yongqiang

      Lingnan Art Publishing House 1993 - My Mind, Paintings by Chen Yongqiang, signed dedication by the artist Published by Lingnan Art Publishing House, 1993 In fine condition, beautiful folio size book of Chinese paintings. Hardback with printed cover and silver foil calligraphy and lettering to spine. First free endpaper signed and dedicated very elegantly by the artist, Chen Yongqiang. This appears to be a dedication to the Chief Executive of Inchcape plc from the artist. 142pp beautifully illustrated text. Dual English/Chinese language. Very scarce. Chen Yongqiang, born in 1948, is a native of Nanhai city, Guangdong province. He has served as president of the Guangzhou Art Academy. He is now executive vice-chairman of the Guangzhou Municipal Federation of Literature and Arts, council member of the Chinese Artists Association, vice-chairman of the Guangdong Provincial Artists Association, honorary president of the Guangzhou Art Academy, vice-chairman of the Guangzhou Municipal Artists Association, honorary chairman and professor at the Art Department of Guangzhou College of Education and chairman of the Guangzhou Municipal Council for the Promotion of Children Art Education. In addition, he is rated as a national first class artist and Outstanding Expert in Guangzhou. Chen graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Guangzhou College of Art in 1981 with an MA degree. His works have been shown in all national art exhibitions since 1973. From 1985, he held solo art exhibitions in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Shanghai, Harbin, Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macao, Taipei, Singapore and four major cities in the United States respectively. Some of his works have been collected by the Provincial and Municipal Art Galleries of Guangdong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Heilongjiang and Sichuan as well as the Chinese National Art Gallery. Most of his works are of the genre of flower-and-bird Chinese painting and depiction of natural scenes that celebrate nature and life. His techniques are based on Chinese traditional painting but incorporate elements of Western Impressionism and Expressionism from which he has created an artistic style that is culturally distinctive, keeping up with contemporary lifestyles together with expressive of his individuality. His works are energetic, robust, profound, intense and rhythmic, making him an outstanding, influential artist of the flower-and-bird genre in southern China Dimensions: 35.5cm high x 26.7cm wide x 2cm deep. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Feindselig. Mit zwölf Fotografien von Andreas Rost.

      Berlin, Edition Quatre en Samisdat, 1993 - 4°, o. P. [10 Bl.] m. 12 Vollbildern, 3 lose Orig.-Photographien (26 x 26 cm), OLwd. in kart. Schmuckschuber., Schuber min. lichtrandig u. kratzspurig, Buch tadellos. EA. Ex. Nr. 26/30. Vom Autor und vom Photographen im Impressum signiert. Die Handabzüge vom Photographen. A. Rost studierte nach der Lehre als Fotograf in Dresden Fotografie an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig bei Evelyn Richter und Arno Fischer; seit 1994 freischaffender Künstler. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

      Theatre Communications Group, New York 1993 - First editions of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Octavo, 2 volumes.Each are fine in fine dust jackets and both are signed by the author. Laid in is a Voices of Literature catalogue, where these books were signed. Rather uncommon, especially signed. Kushner's most famous work, a self-described "gay fantasia" describes an angel crashing to earth to summon a gay man dying from AIDS from his sick bed as a kind of prophet. The story takes place in the mid 1980's, when young gay men were expected to tend to the ill among them, while simultaneously facing their own mortality. "I struggle with the question of whether there is or there isn't anything beyond this material world, and I've never found an answer that feels in any way definitive. I can't leave the question alone either." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Bathers and Dancers. The white line and silhouette engravings of... with an Introduction by Christopher Buckland Wright

      (Wakefield): The Fleece Press 1993. . Limited edition, one of 180 copies from a total edition of 206 copies, tall 8vo, 25, (73) pp. 47 illustrations, 5 tipped in, prospectus for this work plus a further printed press note and a Fleece Press Christmas card from 2000 featuring a Buckland Wright wood engraving loosely inserted. Quarter vellum, patterned boards, slipcase, a fine copy.

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        Never Send Flowers (A James Bond Novel)

      London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1993., 1993. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Octavo, pp212. Publisher&#39;s hardback cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. Not clipped, showing £14.99 (unpriced export copies were also available). A clean, fine copy in fine dust-wrapper. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author; For James / John Gardner. When an officer of the British Security Service is murdered in Switzerland, James Bond becomes involved in a deadly game of hide and seek. He follows a sinister shadow across the world, from Athens to Milan, Singapore, the USA and ultimately to EuroDisney. Hubin; Crime Fiction IV.

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        La Pista de Hielo

      Fundación Colegio del Rey, Alcala de Henares, Spain 1993 - PRIMERA EDICIÓN. FIRST EDITION. Colección "Alcalá - Narrativa" núm. 15. Novela ganadora del del Premio de Narrativa "Ciudad de Alcalá" 1992. Incluye el separador o punto de lectura conmemorativo de la publicacion y del premio otorgado. EXCELENTE ejemplar. 198pp + catálogo de colección. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Oxford Companion to American Literature, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Oxford Dictionary of American Proverbs, the Oxford Dictionary of Modern English Usage, the Oxford Thesaurus, the Concise Oxford Dictionary The Oxford Companion to English Literature, and Classical Literature. 8 Volumes Easton Press

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1993 - Leatherbound. 8 Volumes. Easton Press. Full leather binding. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. Volumes have faintest bit of shelfwear, else all in Near FINE condition. 1993. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Oxford Dictionary of American Proverbs, the Oxford Dictionary of Modern English Usage, the Oxford Thesaurus, the Concise Oxford Dictionary, The Oxford Companion to English Literature, and Classical Literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Approach to Botanical Painting

      Market Overton: Hannaford and Evans, 1993. Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 183, tiny book label of the botanical artist Jant Wilkinson on the front endpaper, slightly tacky traces of another attachment having been removed, otherwise a very good copy internally with the errata slip loosely inserted, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is very slightly worn and creased on the edges. [Originally published at £33.00, but now exceedingly scarce and very much in demand.]. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good.

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        Opera Carnevalistica Geschichte des Gladbacher Karnevals 1

      Heimat und Geschichtsverein Mönchengladbach 1993. 301 S. gr. 8°, Gewebe - -Geschichte des Gladbacher Karnevals 1- MIT ZAHLREICHEN HISTORISCHEN ABBILDUNGEN VERSEHEN!!! MIT HISTORISCHEN TEXTAUSZÜGEN ANGEREICHERT. DIE FOLGENDEN GEBRAUCHSSPUREN SIND IM PREIS BERÜCKSICHTIGT: Schutzumschlag berieben, bestoßen, an einigen Stellen etwas eingerissen und etwas fleckig. Buch etwas berieben, bestoßen und etwas braun-/grauschattig. INSGESAMT GUTES EXEMPLAR: DIE SEITEN SIND FEST UND SAUBER!!!.

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        Wise Words about Letter Writing

      Baltimore: Xavier Press, 1993. 19pp. A timeless essay by Lewis Carroll on the art of correspondence, illustrated with two pasted-in postage stamps promoting letter-writing and a fold-out sample of a letter by the author. In a striking designer binding by Dominic Riley featuring gilt-tooled envelopes and abstracted stamps in onlays of yellow, green, and plum on black morocco. These panels were inlaid into overlapping strips of dark brown goatskin, and the title is tooled in gilt down the spine. The design is segmented into panels that are slightly offset from each other, introducing tension and movement into the design. Between the panels are columns of gilt dots, and the dots are repeated inside the covers on bright green morocco doublures. Violet suede flyleaves and jewel-toned endpapers complete the production. The edges are painted with blue, green, yellow, and violet acrylic, which was then burnished and waxed for a smooth finish. Housed in a black clamshell cloth box lined with vibrant turquoise suede. Riley studied with Paul Delrue and at the London College of Printing before starting his own bookbinding studio in 1994. He co-founded the bookbinding program at the San Francisco Center for the Book in 1996, and returns there annually to teach and lecture. Elected a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders in 2008, Riley&#39;s bindings can be found in many institutional and private collections in the United States and United Kingdom, including the British Library. Extremely fine. (2 5/8 by 2 1/8; 66x52mm).

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        SET OF 3 Books ; Downing Street Years ; Statecraft ; Path to Power ( ALL 3 TITLES SIGNED ).Accompanied by loose SIGNED ephemera

      Harper Collins ( UK ) 1993 - A SIGNED Set of THREE volumes - All three volumes are First UK Printings: STATECRAFT (Harper Collins 2002) / THE DOWNING STREET YEARS (Harper Collins 1993) / THE PATH TO POWER (Harper Collins 1995).All three BOOKS are appear unread and are in near FINE condition in like WRAPPERS.Each volume has been SIGNED in characteristic blue ink by Baroness MARGARET THATCHER.The 'Downing Street Years' is SIGNED directly to the second blank front end paper and was signed at the Hatchards Bookshop signing event.It is in near FINE condition. The 'Statecraft' title is INSCRIBED and SIGNED 'To Christopher` on the title page and is in near FINE condition.The 'Path To Power' is SIGNED directly to the first blank endpaper.It too is in near FINE condition apart from there being some mild bumping with similar mild creasing of the wrapper to the lower front corner.A great set which not only look very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protective covers but will also be a wonderful investment.The set is accompanied by a brochure / programme from an event held at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire on July 3rd 1982 whereby MARGARET THATCHER was the main speaker.It is SIGNED to the cover by BOTH MARGARET and DENIS THATCHER.The condition is generally VERY GOOD with only minor toning and creasing.It appears to have been well looked after. Also with the programme is an unused Christmas card in near FINE condition which was issued by the Conservative Party General Office. Judging from the image ,this also dates from the same period as the programme.A highly collectible collection with such attributes.More images are available on request.In view of weight and size,additional postage costs may be required. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett: Vol. 1, Waiting for Godot

      Faber & Faber 1993 - First edition, first impression - Near Fine+/Near Fine+. The first (and scarcest) volume of Beckett&#146;s Theatrical Notebooks, a sumptious production including facsimiles of Beckett&#146;s production notebooks. Esstentially a Fine copy, immaculately crisp and clean, presenting as unread. Three horizontal lines very gently indent the upper board, a slight bump to the heel of the spine and a little pushing against the backstrip. The unclipped dustwrapper is Fine but for some wrinkles to the heel of the spine. Complete with the original publisher-issue plain cardboard slipcase. A lovely copy. Very heavy but extra postage will not be sought within the United Kingdom; overseas shipping will be charged at cost. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VISIONAIRE NO. 10: THE ALPHABET (WINTER 1993-1994)

      (VISIONAIRE). Gan, Stephen, James Kaliardos & Cecilia Dean, Editors. VISIONAIRE NO. 10: THE ALPHABET (WINTER 1993-1994). New York: Visionaire Publishing, 1993. First Edition 1/1500. Folio. Loose Plates in a Portfolio. Fashion Quarterly. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. Individual sheets laid into a die-cut printed portfolio, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Designed by Gregory Foley. Published in an edition of one thousand, five hundred copies, this is the ninth installment of everyone&#39;s favorite long-running luxe fashion quarterly, Visionaire. "Greg Foley, who had been collaborating with us on our cover designs since the day he graduated from Rhode Island School of Design, really went to town with this one. He sliced out every letter he fancied and created one gigantic collage that we then photographed and printed. The concept was exciting: The B from Harper&#39;s Bazaar and the V from Vogue could all appear on our cover, along with many other famous typefaces. In the end it even became a kind of guessing game: &#39;&#39;Name that logo.&#39;&#39; The only drawback was that for months after this cover was made, there was not a magazine, phone book, or cereal box in the house that didn&#39;t have a hole cut out of it. The holographic metallic foil stamping also made this one of our most memorable covers. As for the contents, we assigned each of the contributing artists a different letter of the alphabet. For the first time, the directions were very specific, but even so, many artists took the challenge and proceeded as if they had been given carte blanche". Its contributors include editor Stephen Gan, Nick Knight, Robert Medvedz, Dovanna Pagowska, Jeffrey Fulvimani, Tim Rollins + K.O.S., Ruben Toledo, Bill Cunningham, Steven Meisel, James Dignan, Steven Klein, James Vance, Kareem Iliya, Bruce Weber, Francois Berthoud, Robert Adams, Stevan Dohan, Michael Capotosto, Miguel Calvo, Florentino J. Pamintuan, Donna Trope, Lucy Ewing, Helmut Lang, Arnaldo, Ferrara Ocanto, Mei Tao, Malcolm Hill, Joshua Jordan, Manolo, James White, Alexis Rockman, Peter Robathan, Torkil Gudnason, Christophe Rihet, Juan Gatti, Josef Astor, John Martin Newsom, Victoria Bartlett, Bernard Figueroa, Filip Pagowski, Michael "Rags" Raglin, Susan Cianciolo, Andrew Gellaty, and Lori Kessel. A most handsome individually numbered example of this uncommon issue. 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. 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: 018301&

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        Strange Pilgrims (Signed Uncorrected Proof)

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1993 - Signed by Garcia Marquez on the half-title page. Unread uncorrected proof in NF+ condition- very minor shelf wear and slight lift to lower corner of front wrapper. Gorgeous. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Assemblages

      ARM Kyoto Shoin, Japan 1993 - Artists' Book. Very Scarce. Preface Adam Lowe. Text english and japanese. First and only edition. Bill Brandt collected 'found-objects' from 1959 onwards preferably in the Provence region in Southern France and later made 'collages' out of them. 31 full-page colour-photographs reminding of surrealistic arrangements. Second chapter 'The Vintage Prints'. 26 black + white plates, also 'collages'(two on each page). Oversize 36 cm x 26 cm = 14,7" x 10,24". Beautifully printed. Stiff softcover edition (as issued) with dustjacket in a flawless like new condition. Meinen Gesamtkatalog Photographie-Bücher finden Sie wie folgt. Bei Buchanbieter: Gura anklicken. Buchbestand: Das Angebot durchsuchen (Button). Stichwörter: Photographie eingeben. Suchergebnisse sortieren nach: Autor A-Z oder Titel A-Z (Button). Suche starten. Please look at a catalogue of all my photography books. At BOOKSELLER: Click on Gura. INVENTORY: Search Seller's Books. KEYWORDS: Photography. SORT BY: Author A-Z or Title A-Z. START SEARCH. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Pauperum

      Fine Art Facsimile publishers of Switzerland, Switzerland 1993 - No 125 in LIMITED EDITION of 980, 80 of which were not destined for sale. This is no 125. Full red morocco with gilt tooling, banded spine and arms of George III in gilt on cover. Silk eps, 31 pages of tripe plates printed in full colour and gold leaf. 93 images in total. 19cm x 39cm. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pont Neuf wrapped, Paris, 1975 - 85. Photographie Wolfgang Volz. Aus Jeanne-Claudes Terminkalender. Beiträge von Volker Adolphs, Bernard de Montgolfier, Dieter Ronte, Constance Sherak.

      Köln, Wienand Verlag, 1993 - 4°, 159 S., zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., 1 farb. Orig.-Photographie hinter Passepartout., Buch (Kart. m. OU) und Photographie (23 x 28 cm) in OLwd.-Kassette, Lwd. tlw. min. unfrisch, tadellos. EA. Die Photographie nummeriert (5/40) sowie von W. Volz und Christo signiert. Erschienen anlässlich der Ausstellung im Kunstmuseum Bonn. 2600 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kama Soutra Livre a Colorier pour Adultes No. 2. [Kama Sutra: A Coloring Book for Adults. Number 2].

      Honolulu. "A Milody Denis Juin 1993". - A semi-glossy, yellow-surfaced, cardboard, envelope type folder measuring 10 ¼ inches x 14 ¼ inches. On the front is a mounted drawing on a plastic sheet, in outlines based on the Kama Sutra form of a male and a female figure, with titling in black in various types of lettering. With a Velcro closure on the back of the envelope/folder. Inside the folder is a black cloth-covered, oblong album style book with a design of the male-female symbols engraved into a rectangular section of rough-surfaced &#147;polymerized sand&#148; material, with the artist&#146;s name and year: 93, this is mounted on the front cover, and the title: Kama Soutra in applied, black plastic lettering is at the top. A loose sheet of plastic foam protects the mounted sculptured panel. With a black cloth cord looped around the spine and with two loose, knotted ends. The album contains a clear plastic sheet with the titling and a design of dots in black, that overlays the initial drawing, which is printed in black on dark gray, textured paper, seventeen more coloring book type, outline drawings based on Kama Sutra positions follow. This copy is inscribed by Christine Kermaire on a blank page at the back of the folder: "Bien a' Vous". Christine Kermaire (b. 1953) is a Belgian artist who specializes in Artists&#146; Books, she uses various types of materials in her artistic constructions, but is especially known for working with plastics and applied synthetic materials. Her self-published: &#147;Catalogue 2001 Artist&#146; Books Bookworks (Charleroi, Belgium), features this book at pp. [7], as the fourth item in the catalogue and as the second of her "Coloring Books for Adults". The edition is there mention as 200 numbered copies (This inscribed copy is not numbered). She gives a very detailed description (in French), of the substances & processes used in producing her really very special Artists&#146; Books. The cognoscenti speculate that only a small number of some of the proposed editions were actually completed which accounts for the scarcity of her books. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Alchemist

      San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1993. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Paulo Coelho on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life&#39;s path, and, above all, following our dreams. Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paul Zindel said of its protagonist, "A boy named Santiago joins the ranks of Candide and Pinocchio.

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        From the Inferno to Zos: The Writings and Images of Austin Osman Spare (3 vols.)

      First Impressions, Seattle 1993 - Cloth, 34 cm., 3 vols., various pagination, with black and white illustrations. Includes extensive bibliography. Marbled end papers. Very good copies. Some wear to heads and tails of spines. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Manuskript u. 5 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien, 2. VIII. 1991-4. VII. 1993. - 24½ SS. (Manuskript) u. 9½ SS. (Briefe). 4to. bzw. 8vo. Mit 5 (davon 4 eh.) Kuverts. An den Schriftsteller und Filmemacher Adolf Opel (geb. 1935), dem sie mitteilt, daß sie "gerne an einer solchen Filmdokumentation mitwirken [würde]" (Brief v. 2. VIII. 1991) und den sie darauf hinweist, daß das Deutsche Literaturarchiv ihr "Archiv" in Verwahrung habe, er aber jederzeit daselbst Einsicht nehmen könne (Durchschlag eines Briefes an das DLA beiliegend). Ein halbes Jahr später dankt sie herzlichst für Opels schönen Film: "[.] ich habe mich gefreut! Ich hab mich gern angeschaut [.] Auch der 'Aufbau' des Films gefällt mir gut [.] Daß mein zweiter 'großer' Roman 'Alle unsere Spiele' zu kurz gekommen ist, war gewiß mein Fehler [.] Das Wort 'Vergangenheitsbewältigung' kann man ja nicht mehr hören und noch weniger aussprechen und zu umschreiben, was gemeint ist, ist umständlich [.]" (Brief v. 2. I. 1992). - Weiters dankt die Autorin für einige Texte, die Opel verfaßt hat: "Um eine Ergänzung möchte ich ganz dringend bitten: ich halte nämlich meinen (letzten) Roman 'Alle unsere Spiele' 1977 für ebenso gut und ebenso wichtig wie das Jugendwerk [.] Als 'Korrektur' wünsche ich mir auch, daß 'Kardinal Mindszenty' nicht bei den 'nahestehenden' Persönlichkeiten genannt wird, - ich habe nie persönlich mit ihm gesprochen! - stattdessen aber Theodor Kramer [.] Zur Aufzählung der Orden gehört unbedingt das 'Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst', 1986, die höchste Auszeichnung des öster. Staates! Mindert es nicht die 'Seriosität' Ihrer Hinweise, wenn Sie behaupten, ich gelte 'als führende katholische Schriftstellerin im deutschen Sprachraum'?? Schön wär's! [.]" (Brief v. 30. VIII. 1992). - Das mit "Entwurf des statements zu Filmaufnahme. Der Fischer (?)" überschriebene, mit zahlreichen Bearbeitungsmerkmalen (Korrekturen, Streichungen u. a.) versehene Manuskript ist eine eindringliche Reflexion der 85jährigen Schriftstellerin über ihr Leben, über Begegnungen und Korrespondenz mit Rainer Maria Rilke, Stefan Zweig, Klaus Mann, Theodor Kramer, Theodor Däubler u. a. - Der aus Wien stammende Adolf Opel war nach seiner Promotion als Journalist, Kulturpublizist, Kritiker und Regisseur tätig. 1966 schrieb er zusammen mit Georg Tressler (geb. 1917) das Drehbuch zu dessen "Weibsteufel" (nach dem gleichnamigen Theaterstück von Karl Schönherr). Der Schwerpunkt seines filmischen Schaffens liegt in der Auseinandersetzung mit Schriftstellern und Literaten wie H.C. Artmann, Franz Theodor Csokor, Albert Drach, Victor Frankl, Erika Mitterer, Hans Weigel, Simon Wiesenthal u. a. Als Herausgeber zeichnet er u. a. für die Edition der Werke von Adolf Loos verantwortlich; zu seinen eigenen Werken zählen neben Dramen (darunter "Durst vor dem Kampf", 1969) Arbeiten über Adolf Loos, Ingeborg Bachmann sowie Wanda und Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. - Beiliegend das Programm eines der Dichterin zu Ehren von der Österr. Ges. für Literatur gemeinsam mit dem P.E.N.-Club veranstalteten Symposions (17. und 18. September 2001).

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        ABRAHAM BLOEMAERT AND HIS SONS. Paintings and Prints.

      Aetas Aurea, Vol. XI - Cloth bound with dusjacket, as new !! 1993. 2 vols. in 4to. VIII, 710 pp. text and over 1250 ills. on 439 plts. (35 in color).Biography by Marten Jan Bok. This is the first monograph on the leading Utrecht painter Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651) and his four sons who were painters and engravers. Bloemaert emerges as the foremost master of Utrecht, his stature comparable to that of his contemporaries Hendrick Goltzius and Cornelis van Haarlem.The output of Abraham Bloemaert is considerable: over 200 extant paintings and 625 prints designed by him and engraved by such masters as Matham, Saenredam, Bolswert and Cornelis and Frederick Bloemaert. His stylistic development during an activity of sixty years leads from mannerist works in the style of Spranger and the school of Haarlem to a realist approach, a Caravaggesque interlude, a stint at court art, and a final classicizing style. He treated a multitude of themes from the Old and New Testament, altarpieces, mythological works, landscapes, and genre pieces, with important contributions in each field. A fervent Catholic with Jesuit ties, he is the chief representative of Dutch Catholic art. Connected with his lifelong teaching activity are the 166 prints of the Tekenboek. The book opens with an introductory text which sums up the art of Abraham and places it into the context of his time. The bulk of the book is the catalogue which includes in chronological sequence all the extant and the firmly documented lost paintings by Abraham, with copies and imitations, and all the original engravings designed by him. They comprise the 380 engravings by Frederick and the 60 engravings by Cornelis Bloemaert designed by their father. Separately catalogued are 30 dated drawings which provide support for undated works, and 35 comparative works by other masters. This is followed by a complete study of the fine &#156;uvre of Hendrick Bloemaert, the closest continuator of Abraham, hitherto largely neglected: 120 extant paintings of genre scenes, religious themes, portraits, and mythologies. Finally a study of Adriaen Bloemaert. A large proportion of the works of Abraham and his sons are here studied and reproduced for the first time. The book closes with a fully documented biography of Abraham Bloemaert and his sons and a list of pupils; this portion is the work of the Utrecht historian Marten Jan Bok. 777 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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