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For a Vast Future Also: Essays from the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
For a Vast Future Also
Essays from the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
Hardcover      ISBN: 0823219593
Brings together articles by 14 scholars in the Lincoln field, providing detailed treatments of different facets of three general themes: Lincoln and the problems of emancipation, presidential politics, and the Lincoln legacy. Lincoln's views on race are of central interest, and these essays engage that issue from a variety of perspectives. Schwartz is director of the Electronic Lincoln Presidential Library and editor of For the People: A Newsletter of the Abraham Lincoln Association . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Marcel Breuer: A Memoir
Marcel Breuer
A Memoir
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580930298
The author recounts twenty-three years spent working with Breuer to offer readers an insider's perspective on the architect's design methods, practice, professional life, and most noted works.
Mary Ellen Mark: American Odyssey, 1963-1999
Mary Ellen Mark
American Odyssey, 1963-1999
Hardcover      ISBN: 0893818801
Collects black-and-white photographs taken between 1963 and 1999, touching on issues of poverty, discrimination, and life in America

Signed and inscribed by Mark on the half-title; included also is a laid-in gallery card signed by Mark.

Caspar David Friedrich: And Romantic Painting
Caspar David Friedrich
And Romantic Painting
Paperback      ISBN: 2879390923
Hardcover      ISBN: 0944092152
Handbook to Bach's Sacred Cantata Texts: An Interlinear Translation With Reference Guide to Biblical Quotations and Allusions
Handbook to Bach's Sacred Cantata Texts
An Interlinear Translation With Reference Guide to Biblical Quotations and Allusions
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810829797
Identifies the scriptural references for the wording, imagery, and themes in Bach's 200 surviving church cantatas. Offers line-by-line translations, and summarizes the religious or literary themes of each text within the specific context of the cantata as a whole. Includes numerous indexes of movement summaries, chorale stanzas (including those appearing more than once), scriptural quotations and strict paraphrases, librettists, and first performance dates, with indexes of cantatas in chronological and liturgical order. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Hardcover      ISBN: 0691004188
A comprehensive analysis and appreciation of the life and work of a great nineteenth-century artist offers hundreds of color reproductions of his works, an examination of his artistic influence and of the effects of his travels abroad, and much more. UP.
Infinite Jest: A Novel
Infinite Jest
A Novel
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316920045
The story of an intelligent but zany dysfunctional family is set in a drug-and-alcohol addict's halfway house and a tennis academy and follows such themes as heartbreak, philosophy, and advertising. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
An Autobiography
An Autobiography
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679409211
Nearly fifty years of work is present in a retrospective by the world-famous photographer, including well-known images of Marilyn Monroe, Chaplin, and the Warhol Factory, as well as many previously unpublished photographs. 30,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.

"4to. Full bound in brown cloth with big red titling and clear dust jacket. Clean and crisp. DJ has a small closed tear at top, otherwise book is in fine condition. Incased in original publisher's box.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Hardcover      ISBN: 0439139597
Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.Young wizard-in-training Harry Potter prepares for a competition between Hogwarts School of Magic and two rival schools, develops a crush on Cho Chang, and wishes above all to be a normal fourteen-year-old.