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        Trucker Photographs

      1992 - A collection of more than more 500 photographs and negatives from Bette S. Garber (1942-2008), whom *The New York Times* called the Cartier-Bresson of American trucking. The B&W and color photos, taken while she was working for *American Trucker*, *Trucker News*, and *Roadstar*, date from the 1970s to the early 1990s and capture the teamster lifestyle with images of drivers, trucks, racing, social gathering, and support industries such as distribution centers, truck stops, farms markets, etc. The majority of the photographs are loose with a handful matted and framed, plus another 600 photographs of her childhood and family in photo albums or loose photo pages. Overall near fine with a third of the photographs with adhesive remnants on the rear from being removed from an album; another smaller group with tape remnants and minor wear.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        RED MARS

      London: HarperCollins Publishers/Harper Collins, 1992 Signed by Robinson on the title page and dated by him, "1992." Nebula Award winner, 1993. The first book in the Mars Trilogy. "Without a doubt, the most detailed and impressive portrayal of the exploration and colonization of another planet ever published." Barron: Anatomy of Wonder 4, 4-366. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. . Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        The Black Echo

      Headline 1992 - First UK edition and impression in fine condition, his first book which is extremely rare, not price clipped, no markings, jacket in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hollow Man (Signed Limited Edition)

      Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1992. First limited edition.. Hardcover, full leather in slipcase.. A fine copy.. One of 26 lettered copies, this being letter K, SIGNED by the author and bound in full leather. Very fine in slipcase, without dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Traité de Construction par Blaise Ollivier Constructeur des Vaisseaux du Roi. 1736. Et Le Fleuron. Vaisseau de troisième rang de 64 canons construit à Brest l'an 1729 par les Sieurs Ollivier père et fils.

      Editions Omega 1992 - Un des 300 exemplaires numérotés (n°54), 1 vol. in-4 reliure pleine toile éditeur, Editions Omega, Nice, 1992, 387 pp. et très nombreuses planches dépliantes. Bon exemplaire (très bon état) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Dover Publications

      1992 New York 1992 - art design science fiction comics Comics & Graphic Novels; Science Fiction & Fantasy. Includes bright color illustrations and index. Dust jacket is in mylar. Size: 8 1/2" x 11". 150 pp. No marks. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket shows no wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges are clean. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. Category: Comics & Graphic Novels; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 087833789x. ISBN/EAN: 9780878337897. Inventory No: 028787. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      New York: Bantam Books/Spectra, 1992 Signed by Willis on the title page. Hugo Award co-winner, 1993. Nebula Award winner 1992. Very tiny and light spotting to the top of the text block, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket with the merest hint of rubbing. . Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Recherches sur les Rois de la IVème Dynastie Egyptienne (4 Tomes) [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ] Tome I : Corpus des documents de Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre ; Tome II : Corpus des documents de Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf - ; Tome III : Livre des Rois : Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre - Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf ; Tome IV : Iconographie du Corpus des documents de Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre - Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf

      Université de Paris Sorbonne 1992 - Recherches sur les Rois de la IVème Dynastie Egyptienne (4 Tomes) Tome I : Corpus des documents de Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre ; Tome II : Corpus des documents de Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf - ; Tome III : Livre des Rois : Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre - Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf ; Tome IV : Iconographie du Corpus des documents de Snefrou - Khoufou - Djedefre - Khafre - Menkaoure - Chepseskaf , 1 vol. in-4 br., thèse dactylographiée pour le Doctorat d’Egyptologie, Université de Paris Sorbonne Paris IV, 1992 Envoi de l’auteur au Professeur Jean Bernard. Etat satisfaisant (qq. mouill. et accrocs en couv. à 2 volumes). Avec signature de l'auteur. On joint du même auteur un tiré-à-part dédicacé : "Considérations sur les titulatures des Rois de la IVe dynastie égyptienne". Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        China Mountain Zhang

      New York: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1992 New York: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1992. First Edition and First Printing (stated). Octavo, 313 pp., red cloth boards with gilt spine imprinting, illustrated dust jacket. Fine book in Near Fine jacket with just sporadic touches of trace wear. See scan. This is McHugh's multiple-award-winning alternate-reality novel, in which China is the world's superpower and the U.S. is a subsidiary communist nation. The title is taken from a literal translation of the full name of the protagonist, a young Chinese gay male navigating that world. The novel was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel, and won the Lambda Literary and Locus awards for best first novel., as well as the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. Extremely scarce hardcover first edition & printing, with the jacket. L5&6

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        Foot (SIGNED by Tom Otterness: a Limited Ed. Etching/ Prints)

      N.Y. Brook Alexander, 1992 - This etching is hand SIGNED by Tom Otterness, hardground etching & engraving printed in black on Lana Gravure paper; limited edition of 20 numbered copies (this is # 10), this is one of the artist first prints; signed at the bottom right of paper with his initials "T.O."; paper size: 10 x 13in., image size: 4x1/2 x 5-3/4in; print in EXCELLENT COND. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - Genève, Cediar, 1992. En feuilles. Ouvrage illustré de 19 lithographies en couleurs de Georges BORGEAUD. Couverture rempliée. Avec une lithographie originale. Le tout dans un coffret en demi-peau bordeaux imitant la forme d'un livre.

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        The Dark Half

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr 1992 - A near fine first printing in a near fine dust jacket, inscribed and dated by King. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Fever Pitch ( SIGNED with signed BOOKMARK)

      Gollancz 1992 - A First UK printing published by Gollancz in 1992.The BOOK is in FINE condition and appears unread.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition.Both book and wrapper are in immaculate condition.The iconic design looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.The book has been SIGNED by Nick Hornby to the title page.The book is accompanied by a bookmark pertaining to the signing event and this also is in FINE condition and has also been SIGNED by the author.The author's first novel.You would be hard pushed to find another in such collectable condition with such attributes.Stunning!ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spektrum. Nr. 1 - 133. (130 von 133 Heften, fehlend: Nr. 25, 49, 69. ). Vierteljahresschrift fŸr Originalgraphik und Dichtung.

      ZŸrich, 1958-1992 - 2¡, jew. ca. 8/12 Bl. m. oft farb. Orig.-Graphik, tlw. einzelne Graphik-BlŠtter, Meist tadellos. Sehr vereinzelt Umschlag etw.knickspurig, min. angeschmutzt. Wichtigste originalgraphische Zeitschrift der Nachkriegszeit mit literarischen BeitrŠgen (teilweise Erstdrucke) von H. C. Artmann, Peter Bichsel, Paul Celan, Max Frisch, Pablo Neruda, Nelly Sachs bis Albin Zollinger u. v. a. Meistens die Normalausgabe, dreissig Hefte sind signierte Gšnnerausgaben.Vorhanden: Heft 1: W. Kaufmann, A. Humm, F. Berger, A. Sadkowsky, W. S. Knebel, E. Moecklin; 2: M. Truninger, A. Sadkowsky (loses Blatt), O. Dalvit (lose), F. Berger, E. S. Knebel; 3: L. Leuppi, F. Bootz, R. Faesi, O. Dalvit, W. Binder, Heidi MŸller, Fred Bauer; 4: Rud. Moser, G. C. Jelmini, R. Wyss (lose), S. PlŸschel, W. Hartung; 5: M. Hunziker (lose); 6: . Koch, E. S. Knebel, Ferd. Berger, A. Humm, Fred Bauer; 7: J. Henggeler, Pietro Ott, R. Faesi; 8: P. Ott, R. de Vries, E. S. Knebel, Fred Bauer; 9: M. Hunziker, E. S. Knebel (lose), R. de Vries, L. Leuppi, F. Bauer, Tildy Grob, R. Faesi; 10: M. Hegetschweiler, H. Looser, T. Grob, A. Sadkowsky, E. Wenger (Separatdruck fehlt); 11: E. Wenger, A. Humm; 12: A. Sadkowsky, P. Ott, E. S. Knebel (lose), Hanny Fries, A. Humm, C. Duss; 13: M. Truninger, C. Duss (lose), P. Ott, F. L. Opitz, H. Looser, Aja Iskander; 14: A. Iskander, O, Dalvit, P. Baltensperger, M. FrŸhauf; 15: A. Iskander, E. S. Knebel. Ch. TrŸb (Separatdruck fehlt); 16: E. Jacob, O. Baltensperger, A. Iskander, C. Kšnz, Ch. TrŸb (lose), Ch. Gottet, Ch. TrŸb, M. Steinacher; 9 Grafiken signiert; 18: A. Iskander, H. Klaiber, W. Facen, C. Duss, E. S. Knebel (lose); 19: C. Duss, W. Hofmann, A. Iskander (lose), E. S. Knebel, W. Kaufmann, J. BŸnter, R. Guidi; 21: S. Lier, W. Hofmann; 22: C. Duss (lose), P. Ott, R. Guidi; 23: A. Iskander, W. Brattig (lose), W. Hofmann, C. Duss, E. Wenger; 24: W. Schreib (lose), P. Baltensperger, A. Sadkowsky; 28: B. Schmidmeister, V. Hermann, C. Saucy, H. J. Burgert, O. Dalvit, Estrid Christensen; 29: HAP Grieshaber, J. Guidon, P. Baltensperger, E. Christensen, A. Pohl, E. PrŸssen (lose), Heiri Steiner; 32: O. Weiss, A. Patocchi, E. S. Knebel; 33: O. Weiss, K. Daeniker (lose), H. Schršder, HAP Grieshaber, Nell Gattiker; 34: C. G. Becker (lose), P. Baltensperger, E. S. Knebel, H. J. Burgert, V. Hermann, W. Wšrn; 5 Grafiken signiert; 35: E. S. Knebel, K. Huber (lose), A. Sadkowsky, HAP Grieshaber, C. Duss, O. Dalvit; 36: A. Sadkowsky, P. Baltensperger, C. Duss (lose), H. Bršg, A. Iskander, S. Lier; 37: M. Bršg, A. Iskander, J. Zumbrunnen, J. Guidon, Maja ZŸrcher; 38: E. S. Knebel, G. Sternstein, R. Lauro, Anatol Wyss, P. Wolfram (lose); 39: K. DŠniker, P. Baltensperger (lose), V. Hermann, J. Zumbrunnen; 41: V. Hermann, R. NŠgeli (lose), C. Ferronato, C. G. Becker; 42: K. DŠniker, E. Faesi, G. Lemoine (lose), M. Binswanger; 43: HAP Grieshaber, P. Baltensperger, Ch. TrŸb, K. DŠniker, A. Le Foll (lose), J. Zumbrunnen; 44: F. A. Wyss, H. Holzer, J. Zumbrunnen (lose), K. Gloor, Paul Furrer, M. ZŸrcher, E. Aeschlimann; 45: O. Dalvit, J. Faure, M. KrŠhenbŸhl (lose), Emil MŸller, C. G. Becker, R. de Vries; 46: W. Wšrn; 47: P. Baltensperger, H. Aeschbacher, M. KrŠhenbŸhl, W. WegmŸller, J. Zumbrunnen, K. DŠniker, Emil MŸller; 48: Hansen-Bahia, Tarjei Vesaas; 50: E. S. Knebel (lose), P. Baltensperger, D. Knebel, C. Duss, P. Leber; 4 Grafiken signiert; 51: HAP Grieshaber (lose); 53: E. S. Knebel (lose), P. Leber, Rolf Huber, C. Duss, P. Baltensperger, O. Dalvit, Remo Roth, B. Schmidmeister; 54: W. HŠckel, F. Fršhlich (lose), F. Roulin, H. Schršder, Evi Kliemund, Jšrg Schulthess, M. Balossi, W. Stirnimann; 55: S. Knebel, Imre Reiner, M. Balossi (lose), F. Roulin, E. Harder, W. Wšrn, G. Leuzinger; 56: HAP Grieshaber, F. A. Wyss (lose), P. Leber, H. Aeschbacher, H. Gantert, P. Baltensperger, K. Daeniker, J. Zumbrunnen; 57: S. Knebel, E. Kliemand, L. Minarik, Emil MŸller, Ueli BŠr, F. Roulin; 59: H. Gantert, S. L. Kšnz (lose) J. Henggeler;61: C. Duss, W. WegmŸlle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sound and the Fury, Go Down Moses, Collected Stories Volumes 1 and 2, Absalom, Absalom! , As I Lay Dying, Reivers, Light in August, the Unvanquished, Intruder in the Dust, Easton Press 10 Volume Set

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. Easton Press Leather Bound editions. Leather bindings with gold gilt lettering and design. FINE condition. Silk endpapers and gold gilt page edges. Silk ribbon marker. 10 Volume set. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Festtagsevangelistar mit Kanontafeln. "Eusebio, Concordanze degli Evangelisti - Armonie evangeliche". Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat von Codex F.II.1 aus dem Besitz der Biblioteca Civica Querininana in Brescia.

      Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA), Graz 1992 - Folio. Mit 42 farbigen, goldgehöhten Faksimile-Bl. OHldr. auf 5 Bünden m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel u. Deckelvignette. Kommentar m. 34 Abb. 131 S. OLwd., 27 S. Interimskommentar in OBrosch. zusammen in OLwd.-Schuber m. RSchild. Studien zur Bibliotheksgeschichte, hrsg. v. Wolfgang Milde, Band 6. - Commentary by Satoko I. Parker. Deutsche Einführung von Wolfgang Milde u. Margret Sterneck. - Am Rücken minimal berieben, sonst tadellos. (Neupreis EUR 990,-). gr.

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        Südost-Europa. "Theatrum Belli Sive Novissima Tabula Qua Maxima Pars Danubii et Praesertim Hungaria ..., Nec Non Graecia, Morea, et Archipelagi Insulae." Kupferstich-Karte mit zeitgenössischem Kolorit von M. Seutter um 1730

      50x58.5 cm. - Zacharakis (1992) Nr. 2181. Zeigt den östlichen Mittelmeerraum mit Griechenland, Ägäis, europäischer Türkei, ehem. Jugoslawien, Balkan, Italien, Korsika, Sardinien, Sizilien, Bulgarien, Rumänien und Ungarn. Kurzer Einriss in der Mittelfalte restauriert. Ränder etwas angeschmutzt und fleckig.

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        All the Pretty Horses

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1992-04-21. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price intact. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the title page in pen. In Near Fine condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Light stains to paste downs and front free end paper; several small incidences of spotting to pages. Light slope to spine. Small spot on cover. Very light edge wear. The dust jacket shows light signs of wear. A lovely copy; rare signed.

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        Booked to Die: A Mystery Introducing Cliff Janeway

      Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner 1992 - Here is a stunning copy of the bibliophile's bibliophilic mystery that has been signed by the author. Here is a First Edition, First printing of the novel that introduced us to Cliff Janeway. It is a highly entertaining read and one of the more-revered and most sought after books in the mystery genre. Very light toning and minimal soiling to the text block. No markings to text. The only flaws are two minor bumps to the bottom corners of the front and rear boards. Spine is straight and book has been very carefully read. no dog ears and no tears. Full number line is present. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1992. DJ is beautifully bright and mylar-protected. No chips or tears, very light shelf wear. The only discernible wrinkling is at the top front of DJ near spine-4 very tiny spots that are visible only with close scrutiny and at the bottom corner of front DJ where book was bumped. Light rub to bottom corner of rear DJ and a small nick to interior front flap directly above the $19.95 issue price that is present. This is a spectacular copy of an important title for any serious collector. The book has been flat-signed on the title page by John Dunning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Cover Title in Japanese: Higashiyama kaii daihyosaku sen nihon no shiki] Selected Works: Four Seasons of Japan

      [Tokyo]: [Yomiuri Shimbun], 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Large folio (57cm x 45cm). Blue linen clamshell box with Japanese characters on paper label and blind-stamped on upper board, English title stamped in blue on upper board. First and only edition. Pagination: 4 loose leaves of front matter, almost entirely in Japanese, followed by 4 folders, each representing a season, and each with a b/w pictorial index on the front; each folder contains 6 matted and framed but unmounted color lithographs (except for the "Autumn" folder, which is lacking two plates -- see below), for a total of 22 lithographs (each measuring 52cm x 42cm). There is additionally one final leaf consisting of a chart giving original sizes and dates for each work. All of this is protected by a lidded corrugated-cardboard box with paper title labels on cover and bottom edge. Clamshell is very near fine, with only some very slight fraying and a little separation at two corners. Folders and lithographs bright, clean, and beautiful, with a little soiling on two frames in the "Spring" folder -- but the lithographs themselves are unscathed; the "Autumn" folder is lacking plates #4 and #6. The corrugated box is still solid and functional, but not pretty, with some scraping, a few shallow puncture wounds, and some soiling to the cover label. Overall, a stunning set, and quite scarce (not to be confused with the far more common "Four Seasons of Kyoto") -- one copy only in OCLC (at the National Diet Library), no auction records, and none that we've been able to find offered for sale in the trade for the last several years. Contains works produced between 1947 and 1986, including "Vibrant Greens" (1982), "Forest with White Horse" (1972), and "Afterglow" (1947).

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        Romantic Music: Sound and Syntax

      Schirmer Books. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780028720654 . This specific hardback book is in near fine condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges/corners with no bumping or scuffing and has a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased with no underlining, highlighting, or notes but for a small area (1/8 - 1/16 of an inch) of creasing to the top edge of about 70 pages. This is minor damage and in no way interferes with the text, but is worth mentioning and is the only defect that takes this book out of the like new rating. The dust jacket is in fine condition with only the slightest bit of cover or edge wear. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "This book is divided into thirteen chapters. Chapter 1 surveys critical comments dealing with qualities of sound in the ninteenth century. Chapter 2 examines the continuity between Classic and Romantic texture and sound. Specific examples drawn from piano, orchestral, and chamber music literature are discussed in chapters 3-5. Chapter 6 explores the uses of harmonic color in the Romantic repertoire. Chapter 7 reviews the tradition of the period form in Western music. Chapter 8 discusses rhetorical reductions, a technique that factors out the changes introduced by the new sound values to uncover the conventional outlines of the music. Chapter 9 examines symmetrical arrangements in the music of Johannes Brahms, Giuseppe Verdi, Felix Mendelssohn, and Robert Schumann. Chapter 10 discusses the modification of symmetry by sustained sounds and harmonic progressions in the music of Carl Maria von Weber, Franz Schubert, Frederic Chopin, and Richard Wagner. Chapter 11 explores the extensions of periodic symmetryin the music of Hector Berlioz, Gustav Mahler, Franz Liszt, Brahms, and Wagner. The last two chapters treat small forms and sonata forms in the music of Mendelssohn, Brahms, Liszt, and Mahler. - taken from the dust jacket" ; 9.29 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 348 pages .

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        The Art of Robert McCall: A Celebration of Our Future in Space (with Original Art and inscribed) Introduction By Ray Bradbury

      New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Beautiful full page ink drawing of the planets and exploding sun with inscription: "For Hugh Downs with admiration and best wishes" Signed by Robert McCall. Captions by Tappan King.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Square Quarto.

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        The Border Trilogy: All the Pretty Horses / The Crossing / Cities of the Plain (3 volumes)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992,1994,1998. First editions. Hardcover. Three volume set. 301,425, 291pp. Octavo [22 cm] 1/4 black cloth over matching boards. All three volumes signed by the reclusive author on the half-titles. The author's reclusive nature and his distaste for the spotlight have made his signature uncommon. The Border Trilogy helped to cement the author's legacy. The first volume in the trilogy, All the Pretty Horses, won the National Book Award. All three volumes were bestsellers. A nice signed set .

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        Freshwater Fishes: New Naturalist Book 75

      London: Collins 1992 - Near fine and very scarce 1st edition HB in publisher dark green buckram boards with gilt title to spine and no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has just slight faded to the red on spine but no other faults. This is a superb copy of 368pp. incl. 21 colour photos and over 200 photos and diagrams in b/w. Originally part of a large collection of Collins New Naturalists, which were ordered as published from Blackwells in Oxford by a fastidious collector. (15 x 22cm)

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      Century|~| London: Century. (1992). The very scarce third novel in the author's acclaimed Inspector Rebus series. This book was issued simultaneously in softcover and hardcover, this being the hardcover issue -- presumably done in smaller numbers than the softcover, although both are now scarce. Several years after this title was published, when the Rebus series became a huge critical and commercial success, it was reissued as Tooth and Nail. This copy is signed by the author on the title page. Faint discoloration and small bump to upper rear corner, mild age toning to pages; still a very near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Homely Girl: A Life

      New York: Peter Blum Edtions, 1992. First edition, one of 1200 sets. A wonderful artist's book with text by Arthur Miller. Quarto, 2 volumes. Original grey cloth, numerals to spines in red. With the publisher's original grey card slipcase. Both volumes have been signed by Louise Bourgeois and are in fine condition as is the slipcase. Arthur Miller's classic literature won him numerous awards, including the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 1984 Kennedy Center Honors, and the 2001 Praemium Imperiale. "[The author's] ability to sum up in clear, unequivocal prose . . . makes the reader wish that these stories were longer. . . ." (The New York Times Book Review).

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        Snow Crash

      Bantam Spectra, New York 1992 - Uncorrected Proof Copy. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. This is a trade paperback. The book was produced in both a hardcover edition of approximately 600 copies and a trade paperback edition of a larger print run. Not only is the hardcover copy of this book a difficult find, but this book became an instant classic in the speculative fiction / cyberpunk sub-genres. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have a bit of light bumping and rubbing. Plain cream colored card stock covers have red gilt lettering to spine and front cover of book. The gilt lettering has started to rub. The front cover of the book has some light ground-in finger dirt and there are two very tiny spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. The foredge of the text block has one very light spot of discoloration. Stephenson pulls his ideas and themes from all areas: history, cryptography, philosophy, computer programming, religion, archeology, and many more. Snow Crash, while not the first to use Avatar as a computerized golem of a person, did make the term commonplace. He also coined the term Metaverse and indeed, the word Snow Crash. The impact of this book has had both in the science fiction world and in the world of computers cannot be denied. It was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke award and the British Science Fiction award. "Snow Crash is a vision of the world as it will be: franchines line the street to the horizon, the freeways are privately owned, and the computer-generated universe - virtual reality - is more livable than the real world. But a strange new designer drug called Snow Crash is making zombies of everyone, and a deadly computer virus is striking down hackers everywhere. The last great hope in this post-modern landscape is a new kind of hero: Hiro Protagonist, - Last of the freelance hackers, Greatest swordfighter in the world, Stringer CIA -, - as his business card reads." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      New York: Bantam Books,. 1992. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#141847). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Willis to "Dick" on the credits page. 1992 Nebula award winner for best novel. Co- winner of the 1993 Hugo award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1265. Broderick and Di Filippo, Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels, 1985-2010 #32. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Slide Atlas of Operative Surgery (Volumes 1 - 12)

      Gower Medical Publishing, 1992. Spiral-bound. Very Good. 12 Volume Set, Great Condition! Photos avail. upon request. All volumes clean, binders VG, One slide missing - unit 1, #21. All prices are negotiable. Feel free to send an email request. Serious offers only please. All reasonable offers will be considered and responded to quickly.

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        Ornette Coleman. A Harmolodic Life

      New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.,, 1992. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed black boards title gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. 8 plates, musical notation to text. Near fine in unclipped jacket. First Edition. Highly-praised biography of the controversial saxophonist, this copy signed by Coleman at a concert performance in Los Angeles, with concert flyer, and accompanying photograph of the occasion of the signing. An uncommon book, and a highly desirable and elusive signature.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        I Would Steal Horses

      Niagara Falls, NY: Slipstream, 1992. The author's second book, winner of Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest. Published in March 1992 in a very small print run. 30 pages. Two leaves bear a 1/10th inch spot of light discoloration in the margin and does not effect the text. Presented to a co-worker by the author and inscribed on the title page, "for ____ - Always be graceful even when someone is stealing your horses. Best - Sherman 4/13/92". . Signed by Author. First Edition, First Printing. Staplebound. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Chap Book.

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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1992. hardcover. Fine in a close to Fine slipcase. Elizabeth Catlett. Large folio (18-1/2" x 22-1/2") bound in full imported red Japanese linen in a slipcase covered in black cotton with a gray leather label inset. Walker's most popular poem has been printed letterpress and strikingly illustrated with 6 fine lithographs by Elizabeth Catlett in this beautiful book. One of only 400 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and by the artist on the colophon page. Walker was the first African American writer to win the Yale Younger Poets award for her first collection featuring this title poem in 1942.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        "Whatever evaluation we make of a particular stretch of land..."

      [West Burke]: Janus Press. 1992. An attractive broadside from the Janus Press, printing an excerpt from Arctic Dreams on a paper landscape montage created by Clare Van Vliet. A beautiful production: essentially a paper sculpture of cloud-enshrouded mountains, in keeping with the Lopez quote, which encourages us "to preserve some of the mystery within [the land] as a kind of wisdom to be experienced, not questioned. And to be alert...for that moment when something sacred reveals itself within the mundane..." One of 90 copies signed by Lopez. 16" x 24", matted and framed to 20" x 28". Fine. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Der Stein war immer da. Glas-Buch-Objekt mit Achat.

      Erlenholz, Atelier Amei Oberli, 1992 - Gr.8°, 12 Bl., Glasplatten mit leingearbeitetem Achat, Metallscharnieren u. eingelegten montierten Blättern, Tadellos Nr. 3 von 20 Exemplaren. 6 S. Texte von Gaby Rosenberg, u. insgesamt 6 Monotypien und Prägedrucke von Agnes Indermauer, Marianne Spälty, Doris Naef, Rita Medoff und Amei Oberli. Der Glasumschlag wurde von Bettina Eberle realisiert. 1200 gr.

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        Naturgeschichte der Honigbienen, Sonderausg. [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Friedrich Ruttner (Autor)

      Augsburg: Ehrenwirth Franckh-Kosmos Verlag, 1992. 1992. Hardcover. Good. 18,2 x 11,2 x 2,2 cm. Naturland Magazin Das Standardwerk der Imkerei beschreibt praktisch alle bekannten Bienenarten und viele Rassen, gibt Einblicke in die Strukturen des Bienenstaats, berichtet über Biologie und Verhalten. Die Kulturgeschichte von Mensch und Biene ist eng miteinander verknüpft. Felsbilder von Honigjägern belegen, daß bereits in der Steinzeit Honig gesammelt wurde. Mit Entwicklung der Landwirtschaft entstand eine neue LebensgemeinschaftImker - Honigbiene. Doch wurde die Biene nie zum Haustier und nie domestiziert. Trotzdem konnten sich alle Arten und Rassen ihrem heimatlichen Biotop anpassen und fast den ganzen Erdball erobern. Prof. Friedrich Ruttner ist es gelungen, fast alle heute bekannten Bienenarten und die meisten Bienenrassen zu beschreiben und in die verschiedenen Ökosysteme einzuordnen. Er gibt zudem Einblicke in die Strukturen eines Bienenstaates und dies in einer allgemein verständlichen Form. Denn je tiefer die Forschung in das Leben der Bienen eindringt, desto umfassender wird unser Wissen über bisher verborgene Vorgänge. Ein Bildband mit hohem fachlichen Informationsgehalt Ein Kompendium über Bienen und ihre Forscher Eine Quelle verlässlicher Informationen Naturland Magazin Das Standardwerk der Imkerei beschreibt praktisch alle bekannten Bienenarten und viele Rassen, gibt Einblicke in die Strukturen des Bienenstaats, berichtet über Biologie und Verhalten. Die Kulturgeschichte von Mensch und Biene ist eng miteinander verknüpft. Felsbilder von Honigjägern belegen, daß bereits in der Steinzeit Honig gesammelt wurde. Mit Entwicklung der Landwirtschaft entstand eine neue LebensgemeinschaftImker - Honigbiene. Doch wurde die Biene nie zum Haustier und nie domestiziert. Trotzdem konnten sich alle Arten und Rassen ihrem heimatlichen Biotop anpassen und fast den ganzen Erdball erobern. Prof. Friedrich Ruttner ist es gelungen, fast alle heute bekannten Bienenarten und die meisten Bienenrassen zu beschreiben und in die verschiedenen Ökosysteme einzuordnen. Er gibt zudem Einblicke in die Strukturen eines Bienenstaates und dies in einer allgemein verständlichen Form. Denn je tiefer die Forschung in das Leben der Bienen eindringt, desto umfassender wird unser Wissen über bisher verborgene Vorgänge. Ein Bildband mit hohem fachlichen Informationsgehalt Ein Kompendium über Bienen und ihre Forscher Eine Quelle verlässlicher Informationen

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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        Journal, 1922-1989. Edition établie, présentée et annotée par Jean Jamin

      Paris: Gallimard, 1992. Livre. Comme neuf. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. Paris, Gallimard (NRF), 1992. 24 x 15 cm, fort in-8, 954 pp., frontispice d'après un dessin de Leiris, 8 photographies sur 4 feuillets hors texte, broché. Edition originale. L'un des 90 exemplaires sur vélin pur chiffon de Lana, seul tirage en grand papier (n° 72). Comme neuf, non coupé..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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      Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 1992. Fine in a fine jacket, publisher's blue obi. Uncommon title, even in Japan.. First Edition. Large square quarto. Essay by James Eyenart entitled "Terraces of Splendour and Destiny." Shibata's black and white images of dams and industry.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Stanbrook Abbey Press 1956-1990. With an introduction by John Dreyfus and a memoir of Dame Hildelith Cumming by the Abbess of Stanbrook

      The Whittington Press, Lower Marston, nr. Risbury, Herefordshire 1992 - xvi, 225, [2] pp., 9 x 12.5"; gilt title, quarter cloth with marbled paper sides; cloth slipcase. With numerous tip-ins (some original leaves of Stanbrook printing, some reset by the Whittington Press). Printed at Whittington on Zerkall cream smooth wove paper on the Heidelberg press. No. 153 of 248, signed by Joanna Jamieson, OSB, Abbess of Stanbrook and David Butcher. A fine copy of an elegantly produced work. Whittington Press Bibliography 1982-1993 No. 114; A Century for the Century 98. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Ong]
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        The History Of The Rebellion And Civil Wars In England

      Clarendon Press, 1992. Fine. Hardback, 8vo, complete six volume set, approximately 500 pp per volume, facsimile, black cloth, gilt spine begun in the year 1641; re-edited from a fresh collation of the original MS in the Bodleian Library; with marginal dates and occasional notes by W Dunn Macray; all volumes in clear plastic removable sleeves.

      [Bookseller: Aurora Books Ltd]
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        Death at La Fenice [Commissario Guido Brunetti Series Number One]

      London: Chapmans Publishers, 1992. First Edition, [First Printing]. Hardback. Fine/Fine A particularly tidy copy which is SIGNED by Donna Leon on the title page, in a particularly tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Dust jacket has feint scuffing on the edges. 17759. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing] [2 specific points have been used to verify the edition of this book.].

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        Hornbill and Dragon: Arts and Culture of Borneo (1st edition hardback)

      Sun Tree, 1992. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. VG-/Good+ 2nd edition 1992 printing very large heavy Sun Tree hardback, unclipped DJ, extraordinary work with many illustrations and a valuable resource. Lower rear of DJ has small surface tear, scuff to lower front edge of DJ, small nick to top of DJ spine and light edge-wear to DJ, noticeable shelf-rubbing to edges of boards else VG and unmarked internally. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 9810027133. ISBN/EAN: 9789810027131. Inventory No: 037849..

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        Hornbill and Dragon : Arts and Culture of Borneo

      Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing, 1992. Unpaginated (49pp. text followed by 472 color plates, illustrations, 111 black / white drawings). FINE and CLEAN COPY. * NOTE: Scheduled shipping is AIRMAIL STANDARD (buyer's risk) up to 2000 grams / 4.4 lb. ** Select the HIGHEST shipping rate shown in your order: extra TRACKING & INSURANCE ! . Second edition. Hardcover. AS NEW/New. 31x25.

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        In Praise of Toadstools: 2-volume set

      Warminster: Lucas Art & 1997 1992 - First edition. Two fine, very large (14" x 10") HB vols in beige/gilt cloth boards with silk headbands, in fine unclipped vellum-like djs. Vol 2 is SIGNED by the author, with "No 23". Hand-written letter from the author laid in. Vol 1 has 142pp, with 145 superb colour paintings of fungi, all life-size, making them things of beauty. Intro by the artist. Vol 2 has 175pp of beautiful fungi paintings, with intro. Gorgeous books in fine condition. Heavy set! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cheshire Book Centre]
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        SENOS. Selección de catorce textos de la obra de Ramon Gomez de la Serna. 16 xilografias originales grabadas a la testa por François Maréchal Bissey.

      - Prologo Emilio Palacios Fernandez. Madrid, Gráficas Mañas, 1992, 21x28, 64 págs. 16 xilografíoas de las que 14 planchas firmadas a mano por el autor sobre papel Arches, y 2 en el texto reproducidas por fotomecánica. Presaentado en rama en estuche con encuadernación de Jesús Cortés. Edición de 75 ejemplares numerados, el nuestro nº 10. (54181).

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        Autograph musical manuscript signed from his Urban Songs, 1992

      1 page. Large oblong folio (ca. 292 x 403 mm.). For soprano, instruments and synthesizer. Precisely notated in ink, pencil and coloured pencils, identified and signed at conclusion by the composer: "vit: schetsontwerp &#39;Urban Songs&#39; (1992)," with his additional signature in heavy black marker beneath. & & Creased at central fold. In very good condition overall. . An award-winning, avant-garde Swedish composer active in the Netherlands, "Torstensson stands completely on his own in the Dutch musical world. His aesthetic point of departure is strictly modernistic. Stylistically there is a relationship with Varèse and Xenakis. His compositions, regardless of the strength of the orchestra, are radical explorations of musical boundaries, in which extremes are sought in a detailed manner in terms of dynamics, registers, density, stasis and movement, degrees of dissonance and consonance, and physical and spatial effect... The first outline of his compositions is graphic: only the overall progression and the associated stress curves are indicated. In the subsequent phases (Torstensson speaks of &#145;generations&#146;) more and more detailed decisions are taken with regard to timbre, gestures, rhythm, dynamics, articulation and registers..."& & "Torstensson&#146;s output is highly consistent. All his works are written for very specific performers, with the sole exception of the orchestral work Stick on Stick. &#145;Families&#146; of compositions, in which an overall compositional idea is elaborated in an increasingly radical way, are also characteristic: Solo, Licks & Brains I, Licks & Brains II; Hamra, Urban Solo, Urban Songs, Urban Extra." Erik Voermans in Grove online & & An attractive item, executed in the composer&#39;s unique and graphically interesting colourful notation.

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      Garton & Co. London. 1992. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (11 X 8.5 inches). LIMITED EDITION. One of only 50 copies. Original wood engraving (again one of just 50, numbered and initialled by the printer) in a pocket inside the rear board. Also included with the book is an amendment to the catalogue which was issued as 6 stapled A4 sheets and featuring revisions by Alan D. Guest. Illustrated with a mono photo portrait of Drury for the frontispiece and 94 reproductions of his prints. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. ----- Paul Drury was at the centre of the revival of the pastoral tradition at Goldsmith&#39;s College in the 1920&#39;s, along with Robin Tanner, Graham Sutherland, Bouverie Hoyton & William Larkins, among others, rejecting the plein air tradition of etching which was prevalent at the time. The limited edition wood-engraving that is included with the book is of particular importance, being one of the earliest works by any of the Goldsmiths&#39; group that can really be described as pastoral.

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        Spoon (Limited Ed. original Art: a wooden spoon sculpture)

      Exit Art, N.Y. 1992 - This is an original piece of art made of wood & metal in shape of a spoon by the artist/sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard (1942-); Limited Edition to about 25 and each of the multiples are unique because the handles are hand carved; it is not signed -as issued; top handle is hand carved wood (approx. 6in x 2-1/2in. thick) with metal spoon bottom (16 in long with spoon span 5-1/2in wide); her sculpture is in numerous Permanent Collections including: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and Detroit Institute of Arts; OF INTEREST: she also made forks about the same size as the spoon and originally gave them away to friends as gifts but this one's PROVENANCE is: purchased directly from EXIT ART, when in Soho, N.Y. City in 1992; in EXCELLENT COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Natural Grasslands. Ecosystems of the World 8A & 8B (two vols)

      Amsterdam: Elsevier.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. (1992-1993) .Illustrated, small quarto, two volumes, pp xiv, 469; xvi, 556, fore-edges very slightly marked, cloth showing the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. Extremely scarce. [Vol 8A - Introduction and Western hemisphere; Volume 8B - Eastern hemisphere and Resume.] VERY HEAVY - WEIGHING OVER 3 KILOS BEFORE PACKING - EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED.

      [Bookseller: Mike Park Ltd]
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