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Southampton (New York), 1997     ¶ ONLY EDITION of this unusual catalogue, presenting fifty-five birdhouses designed for the museum by Michael Graves ("Christopher's Wren House"), Charles Gwathmey, Richard Meier, Cesar Pelli / Diana Balmori, William J. Reese, Robert A. M. Stern, et al.  55 lots, printed estimates.   ||| Collation: In 32 (229 x 152 mm): Thirty-two leaves, paginated [1-64] (ie, not paginated).  Illustration: Fifty-nine halftone… Read more
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Native American literature. Introduction by Leslie Marmon Silko

by Lopez (Ken), bookseller

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Published
1994
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Hadley (Massachusetts), 1994     ¶ Only edition of this pioneering catalogue, annotated and priced. Contents: Native American literature: Fiction, poetry, art, items 1-415; Literature with Native American themes by non-native authors, 416-472; Nonfiction, primarily by Native American authors, 473-635.   ||| Collation: 229 x 153 mm: Forty leaves, paginated [1-80] (ie, not paginated). Text continues on lower wrapper recto.  Binding: Pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. … Read more
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Brussels: Maison de la Francité, 1992     ¶ Thirty full-page portraits by various artists 1866-1986, with essays by François Carrassan, Olivier Rometti, and Jean Gillibert, also the dedication of Rimbaud's bust at Charleville 1927 (by André Breton et al) and an introduction 'D'Hyères à Bruxelles' by B. J. Ridopoulos; published in conjunction with the Rimbaud exhibition at Hyères 1991, Brussels 1992. Long… Read more
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Shipston-on-Stour (Warks): Peter Finer, 1999     ¶ A typically lavish catalogue prepared by the leading dealers in the field; presenting forty-four exceptional helmets, swords, shields, maces, armors, pistols, daggers, guns, axes, walking-staffs, rapiers, rifles, cannon, etc, -- and even an iron prosthetic hand --, chiefly Continental, chiefly ca 1450 - ca 1800.   ||| Collation: In 8s (298 x 209 mm): Seventy-eight leaves, paginated [1-156] (ie, not… Read more
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Charleville: Les Amis de Rimbaud, 1963     ¶ Only edition; including papers by Petitfils on "La fin d'une légende (Rimbaud négrier)" and Briet on "Deux sources du Bateau ivre et autres poèmes dans le sillage du Capitaine Cook et de Lamartine"; together with an unsigned account -- probably by Petitfils -- of Arthur Rimbaud vu par des peintres contemporains 1962. The… Read more
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Jorge Luis Borges: Bibliografía total, 1923-1973

by Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986.) Becco, Horacio Jorge, b. 1924

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1973
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Buenos Aires: Casa Pardo S.A., 1973   ¶ ONLY EDITION of the best bibliography to date, based upon the author's own collection. Out of print.   ||| Collation: In 8s (264 x 178 mm): Pp. 245. Numerous facsimiles.  Binding: Printed wrappers.  Provenance: (1) Jose Gilardoni, whose own outstanding Borges collection was exhibited at Buenos Aires in 1985 (Borges himself attended the opening) and sold by… Read more
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Les fabulistes populaires. Illustrés par Bertall [pseud.]

by La Bédollière, Émile de, 1812-1883, editor

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Published
1860
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Paris: Gustave Barba, 1860 ¶ A SCARCE AND VERY VALUABLE COMPILATION comprising 232 moral fables in French verse, selected from the works of 127 fabulists other than La Fontaine and INCLUDING A FABLE ATTRIBUTED TO NAPOLÉON BONAPARTE, said to have been composed by him as a schoolboy at Brienne-le-Château. Each fabulist's work here is prefaced by a short… Read more
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Autograph Inscription signed

by (Nobel Prizes. Peace. 1985.) Lown, Bernard, MD, b. 1921

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Published
1985
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1985 ¶ AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION SIGNED. Himself a distinguished cardiologist, Bernard Lown (Harvard) accepted the prize on behalf of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (Boston), which he and Evgenii Chazov had founded just five years before.   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Autograph Inscription "To Judy" signed and dated "Bernard Lown MD October 1985", written in… Read more
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New York: Lew David Feldman / House of El Dieff, Inc,, 1971     ¶ Only edition of this important catalogue; featuring the first leaf of Doyle's autograph notes for A study in scarlet; the autograph manuscripts of four Holmes stories, two Sherlockian plays, and other works; and eight original drawings by Sidney Paget; all at dream prices. Seventy-six items, annotated, priced.   ||| Cover… Read more
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The child of Montmartre. [By] Paul Léautaud. Translated from the French by Humphrey Hare

by Greene, Graham.)   Léautaud, Paul  

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Published
1959
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New York: Random House, 1959 ¶ First American edition. The dust-jacket prints a short blurb by Graham Greene. ||| Collation: In 16s (184 x 124 mm): Pp. 256. Binding: Black cloth, dust-jacket (upper flap imperfect). Reference: LCCN 59010812. ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts. .… Read more
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Slow waltz in Cedar Bend

by Waller, Robert James

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Published
1993
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9780446516532
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New York: Warner Books / A Time-Warner company, 1993 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "First Printing: November 1993" and code "10 . . . 3 2 1" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 127 x 190 mm: Pp. [vii], 197 [198-199]. Binding: Quarter brown boards, dust-jacket. Condition: Near fine; ower free endpaper barely wrinkled… Read more
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Quinn's book

by Kennedy, William

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Published
1988
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9780670804375
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New York: Viking Penguin, Inc, 1988 ¶ FIRST EDITION, trade issue. ||| Collation: 229 x 151 mm: Pp. [xi], 289. Binding: Quarter blue cloth (spine bumped), dust-jacket. Condition: A good copy. Reference: ISBN 0670804371. .
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Rungsted Kyst (Denmark): Anders Nyborg, 1973 In 8s (179 x 103 mm): Pp (pi)[i-vi], [i-ii], [1] 2-17 [18-32]. (Leaf [1]1 is laid down; pages [i-iii] are blank.) Publisher's patterned boards (suggesting bearspaw-prints), brown spine unlettered, plain wove lower endpapers, no headbands, all edges trimmed and plain. *** ONLY EDITION IN ANY EUROPEAN LANGUAGE; INCLUDING FOUR MORAL FABLES IN KALATDLISUT… Read more
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New York, 1991     ¶ Only edition of this important catalogue, lavishly illustrated throughout; presenting "an incomparable portrait of America's national pastime from its earliest days in the mid-nineteenth century through the 1980s. What distinguishes this collection, apart from its scope, is the superb condition and quality of every item." (Page [11].)  873 lots, printed estimates. Price-list laid in.  (Sotheby's sale… Read more
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Hamburg, 1999     ¶ Illustrations of twenty-nine manuscripts and miniatures ca 800 - 1560, together with nine printed books 1454/5 - 1552 and three arctic gouaches 1804; including an unrecorded bifolium from one of the oldest extant French manuscripts ca 800, an Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César ca 1370-80, a magnificent Italian Pliny 1446 with zoomorphic initials, an illuminated Gaston Phébus ca 1475, the Rendsburg fragment (130… Read more
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Winter in Florida

by Falco, Edward

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Published
1990
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9780939149407
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New York: Soho Press, 1990 ¶ Collation: 233 x 154 mm: Pp. [v], 296. Binding: Quarter blue cloth, dust-jacket. Reference: ISBN 0939149400. .
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Management: Tasks, responsibilities, practices

by Drucker, Peter Ferdinand

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Published
1974
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9780060110925
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New York: Harper & Row, 1974 ¶ Collation: 234 x 155 mm: Pp. xvi, [1], 839. Binding: Red cloth. Reference: ISBN 0060110929. . Red cloth. 234 x 155 mm. Pp. xvi, [1], 839.
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Russkaia basnia XVIII-XIX vekov [The Russian fable of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In Russian]

by Stepanov, Nikolai Leonidovich, ed

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Published
1977
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St Petersburg: Sovetskii pisatel', leningradskoe otdelenie, 1977 -- SECOND AND BEST EDITION. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the fable flourished in Russia as nowhere before, with many thousands of fables being published by hundreds of fabulists (including Anna Bunina, the first professional woman writer in Russian literature). This is the standard anthology and bio-bibliography of the subject; comprising an… Read more
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Auckland, 1982 *** ONLY EDITION THUS; COMPRISING SIX FABLES IN SAMOAN PROSE. This edition appeared simultaneously with an edition of the same fables translated into Niuean (another Polynesian language) by Aiao Kaulima (b. 1935) and similarly illustrated by McNee. Aesop's animals, of course, were unknown in Samoa before the eighteenth century; and so many of their names here are transparently… Read more
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Brussels: Bibliotheca wittockiana, 1985     ¶ ONLY EDITION, describing and illustrating 168 fine bindings from more than sixteen collections public and private, exhibited at the Wittockiana and at the Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal (Paris) in 1985. Catalogue in French and Dutch; historical introduction in Dutch and French (pages 8-41) and English (281-94). Select bibliography (page 44), bibliographical footnotes. Biographical index of sixty-nine binders, in… Read more
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