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Goldin, Nan with David Armstrong and Hans Werner Holwarth, editors. NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996. ISBN: 087427-102-9.
491 pages. Signed and inscribed by photographer Nan Goldin on front free end paper; First Edition. 8 1/2" x 11". Bluish green paper covered boards. Fine book in Fine dust jacket. Puplished on the occasion of the exhibition "I'll Be Your Mirror" at the Whitney Museum of Art, October 3, 1996 -- January 5, 1997. Profusely illustrated in full color with Nan Goldin's photography.
Genre: Photography, Fine Art, Signed
Block, Lawrence. Royal Oak/Mission Viejo: ASAP, 1994; NY: Bernard Geis Associates, 1971.
167 pages. Ehrengraf for the Defence is signed by Lawrence Block as well as illustrator Phil Parks, and contributor (introduction by) Edward D. Hoch. Limited edition: 1 of 10 Proof Copies in a series that was otherwise limited to 26 Collectors Copies and 250 Limited Copies. Author's portrait is an actual color photograph pasted in as a frontispiece. Final pages and postliminary pages uncut. Grey cloth-covered boards with silver lettering and illustrated front and rear panels. Each panel depicts the view of two people, each from the opposite side of a desk; title and author's name in mirror image at rear. Text printed on thick, light grey, lightly speckled stock. Transparent slipcase with grey top and bottom extremeties. Fine/Fine. $300.00
179 pages. Ronald Rabbit Is a Dirty Old Man signed by Lawrence Block on title page. First Edition. Red paper-covered boards with yellow cloth over spine. Merest fading to top edges. Yellow dust jacket price-clipped with light rubbing to edges and corners; minuscule closed tears to top edge. VG+/VG. $150.00
Price $300.00 / $150.00
Murakami, Haruki. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1993, 1993, 1990, 1990.
Trilogy of the Rat in four volumes - These were Haruki Murakami's first three novels: Hear the Wind Sing; Pinball, 1973; with A Wild Sheep Chase in two volumes. These Kodansha English Library paperbacks brought Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973, and indeed Haruki Murakami into English for the first time. Neither title appeared commercially in translation in an English speaking nation until 2016, while A Wild Sheep Chase, his first to appear in translation in the west, was published first in hardcover by Kodansha International, and shortly after in the Kodansha English Library paperback edition.
Hear the Wind Sing is a seventh printing, while Pinball, 1973 is an 8th printing, and both volumes of A Wild Sheep Chase are firsts thus. Volume 1 of A Wild Sheep Chase missing dust jacket. Fine/VG+; Fine/VG+; VG+; Fine/VG+.
Glossaries at rear for Japanese students of English, as well as ads for other works available in English by Kodansha, one advertising Norwegian Wood.
Genre: Haruki Murakami; Japanese Literature; Translation
Mankell, Henning. London: The Harvill Press, 1997.
280 pages. Signed, first UK edition of Mankell's first book to appear in English, and the first in his Kurt Wallander series. Light scratch to verso side of rear end paper, else Fine in Fine dust jacket,
Genre: Signed; Mystery; Swedish; Crime Fiction; First Edition
Hutter, Ralf. Dusseldorf: Kling Klang Produkt/Ralf Hutter, 2011
92 pages. Includes 3-D glasses in special pocket on the front paste-down end paper. Square white paper-covered boards with classic blue and white 3-D style lettering; illustrated profusely in bright, vibrant 3-D images evoking the sets, art and design sense and history of the iconic electro-kraut quartet. Produced for a 2011 retrospective video installation exhibition in the Kunstbau in Munich. Fine condition.
Genre: Music, Art