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      Milano Edizioni Libreria Malavasi 1993 In-8 gr., 8 voll. (di cui 1 di Supplemento), similp. edit. Questa importante e tuttora valida bibliografia, a carattere universale, per tutti i tempi e tutti i paesi, presenta anche un commento e/o una collazione delle singole opere. Ristampa dell'ediz. orig. di Dresda del 1859-69. Tirat. limit. e num. di 200 copie. Libro nuovo. Book Condition: BRAND NEW.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bottega delle Occasioni - Libri]
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      JORIE GRAHAM, MATERIALISM: Ecco Press, Hopewell, 1993. A ringboundmimeographed uncorrected proof copy of her fifth trade collection, inscribed to thePulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass: Bob: This is much revised, thanks in greatpart to you. Much love, Jorie. With corrections in Graham?s hand in four places. Quitean association copy! This book was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize forPoetry.

      [Bookseller: Wolfbooks]
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      Museo Del Grabado Español Contemporaneo, Gr 1993 - Estuche en tela editorial conteniendo 1 libro con 25 h, ilustrado profusamente. Más 1 carpeta con 16 fichas técnicas, más 1 carpeta con 1 libro de 20 h con el historial de los artistas, más 19 carpetillas cada una de ellas con 1 grabado original de los siguientes artistas: Jesus Conde, Mª Jose de Cordoba, Eduardo Fresneda, Rosario Garcia Morales, Tremedad Gnecco, Paco Izquierdo, Paca Giliberto, Manuel Lopez, Adam E.Marshall, Dolores Montijano, Jose Manuel Peña, Pepe Pons, Angel Ramazzi, Juan Carlos Ramos, Carlos Villalobos, Antonio Conde, Manuel Balaguer, Cayetano Anibal, y Julian Amores. Obra rara en comercio. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libros Madrid]
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        Oslo Peace Accords Photograph, Signed

      Washington DC, 1993. Very Good. Photo of Oslo Accords Signed by Clinton, Rabin, Arafat& & (OSLO PEACE ACCORDS BETWEEN ISRAEL AND PLO) Photograph in color of United States President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat. Signed by Clinton, Rabin and Arafat. White House Ceremony, September 13, 1993. Photograph measures 7 inches x 9 inches. Matted and framed.& & Rare photograph INSCRIBED and dated by Rabin to Ernest W. Michel on June 26, 1995, and by Bill Clinton on the same date. SIGNED by Arafat at a later date, prior to his address to the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Accompanied by letter of provenance from Ernest W. Michel.& & The preamble to the Oslo Agreement reads as follows: "The Government of the State of Israel and the Palestinian team representing the Palestinian people agree that it is time to put an end to decades of confrontation and conflict, recognize their mutual legitimate and political rights, and strive to live in peaceful coexistence and mutual dignity and security to achieve a just, lasting and comprehensive peace settlement and historic reconciliation through the agreed political process."& & The Accords were finalized in Oslo, Norway on August 20, 1993, and officially signed at a public ceremony in Washington. D.C on September 13, 1993, with Mahmoud Abbas signing for the PLO and Shimon Peres signing for the State of Israel in the presence of Clinton, Rabin, and Arafat.

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
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        The Spirit of St. Andrews Manuscript

      1993 - A unique, interesting and historic item, the publisher's manuscript for the Spirit of St. Andrews, by Alister MacKenzie. MacKenzie designed some of the greatest courses in the world including Cypress Point, Royal Melbourne and with Bobby Jones, Augusta National. In 1993, Raymund Haddock, an insurance agent from Boulder, Colorado found a manuscript from a book written by MacKenzie, but lost for over 60 years. Haddock is the grandson of MacKenzie¿s second wife Hilda. Haddock¿s father transcribed the book for Alister MacKenzie in the early 1930s soon after traveling from the UK to join his mother Hilda and Alister at Pasatiempo, where they were living. Haddock discovered the carbon typescript (typed on carbon paper) in a desk he inherited from his father, who had an office at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, California. Mackenzie designed Pasatiempo and used to live off the sixth fairway, and when he died he asked that his ashes be spread over the course. As Haddock told Sports Illustrated in 1995, ¿I stumbled upon it. I came across a package of pages which I had understood to be notes for a book on camouflage that MacKenzie had been working on when he died.¿ Instead, the package contained seven chapters of the great man declaiming on golf courses and golf¿some of it echoing his classic 1920 volume, Golf Architecture, his only other book, but much of it fresh, including a delirious final chapter in which the former British Army surgeon and Boer War veteran rails against ¿Bolshevism¿ and prescribes golf as the tonic for world peace.¿ The introduction to the book was written by Bobby Jones, also in the 1930s, and is included. The book was published by Sleeping Bear Press in 1995 in two editions. A standard trade edition of 268 pages and a special limited edition of 324 which included the full content of the text including a lot of technical advice for greenskeepers. This copy was obtained from the publisher and contains the full text. 333 pages, unbound. Very rare, as only a handful of copies exist. We specialize in golf books.

      [Bookseller: Valuable Book Group, LLC]
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        Diary: From a Dead Man's Wallet, Confessions of a Bookmaker

      Tokyo: Libro Port, 1993 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with light rubbing along the bottom edges of the boards in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of wear at the extremities and a Fine belly band. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and artwork by Peter Beard; text by Kotaro Iizawa. Unpaginated; color reproductions throughout; 9 x 12 inches. Chronology. Text in Japanese. SIGNED BY BEARD on the half title, with a non-personalized inscription, his Montauk address, splatters of ink across the page and his hand print in blue and purple. The catalogue for an exhibition of Beard's book work, with reproductions of the pages and spreads and photos of the books. This was the first publication devoted exclusively to Beard's diaries.

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        Antigone DÔSÔN , roi de Macédoine .

      Presses Universitaires de Nancy - Nancy 1993. 1 Volume/1. -- Bon état -- Broché collé. Format in-8°( 24 x 16 cm )( 924 gr ). ------ 525 pages + 9 cartes et VI planches Hors-Texte . **************** "" Première étude consacrée à ce souverain qui gouverna la Macédoine de 229 à 221 avant J.-C. *************** [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        The Rothschild Library. A Catalogue of the Collection of Eighteenth- Century Printed Books and Manuscripts Formed by Lord Rothschild

      New York: James Cummins, 1993 - Originally published in 1954 by Lord Rothschild, this fine reprint of a classic reference work is published with the kind permission of Lady Rothschild and produced in the format of the original Deluxe Reprint Edition, one of 26 lettered copies, signed. 2 vols., 4to. Illustrated. Three-quarters morocco, gilt, housed together in a grey cloth slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nr. 31 G 504019 : Romantrilogie Teil III : August 1944 bis Anfang Sommer 1948.,

      The World of Books Ltd., Worms & London., 1993 - 298 S., 8° Signiert von Hans R. Schmidt! Guter Zustand. VERSANDKOSTENFREI bei Standardversand innerhalb Deutschlands ! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 440

      [Bookseller: eMuseion Buchversand]
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        The Client (Signed by Grisham and Cast-Members)

      New York: Doubleday, 1993. First edition. Fine/about Fine. Inscribed by the author within days of publication: "To Benjamin Ballard, a very fine Democrat, and my friend. John Grisham 3/4/93." Additionally, signed or inscribed for Benjamin by the following cast-members of the 1994 film: Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, Bradley Whitford, J. T. Walsh, Will Patton, Bill Sanderson, the director Joel Schumacher, and a few others we cannot make out. Benjamin was close family friends with John Grisham and worked as a production assistant on the film. A Fine copy of the book in a just about Fine copy of the dust jacket, but with minor rubbing on the rear panel. Fine in about Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        La sculpture en acier.

      Dessain et tolra 1993 - Relie, bound, 319pp. 27 x 21 x 2.5 cm bon etat ! ISBN 978224927416224. Sculpteurs, Architectes, Designers et autres artstes seront séduits par la double approche, artistique et technique que révéle Philippe Clérin sur l'utilisation de l'acier. 0 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln 10 Volumes Easton Press Leatherbound

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1993. Hardcover. Hardcover. Easton Press Leatherbound. 10 Volumes. Dark Brown Leather Bindings in FINE condition. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. 1993. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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      [Berkeley, CA]: Three Plowshares, 1993.. [2],vii,11 leaves plus twelve mounted photographs. Folio (56.4 x 45.5 cm). Loose sheets, lain into publisher's cloth covered clamshell box. Trace of bookplate inside lid of box, otherwise fine. First edition. Introduction by Malcolm Margolin. A formidable production, with the text of the legend edited by von dem Bussche from the record of the legend published by Harold B. Wright, accompanied by twelve original prints of his photographs (39 x 30cm) on Ilford Multigrade matte paper, mounted on Rives, each printed by him, and signed and captioned on the mount in pencil. The letterpress was beautifully printed in Lithos type on Rives Moulin de Gué at the Okeanos Press. The total edition was limited to 77 portfolios, of which this is one of 25 "special" lettered copies reserved for public and special collections. Most widely known for his almost iconic images of the World Trade Center and other New York fixtures, von dem Bussche brought a special personal interest and sensitivity to this production, every aspect of which involved his participation. Oversize; shipping extra.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Donald Judd, Raume Spaces

      1993 - DONALD JUDD / RAUME SPACES. Cantz Publisher, 1993. Published as a Catalogue for an Exhibition at Museum Wiesbaden. 4to size book, black titled red clth binding w/DJ in excellent bright condition. 159-pages with much illustration throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dennis McCarty Bookseller]
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        Ines Fedrizzi: l’opera, 1957-1992.

      Provincia autonoma di Trento, Consiglio, Trento. 1993 - Catalogo della mostra tenuta a Trento nel 1993. Copia SPECIALE con numerose dediche di artisti alla sguardia, all’occhietto, al retro-occhietto, al frontespizio e al retro-frontespizio. Una parte sono artisti americani, altri giapponesi e italiani. Da vedersi. Formato: 86 p., 28 cm, cart., fascetta di chiusura in tessuto. Ottimo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Roomscapes: The Decorative Architecture of Renzo Mongiardino

      Rizzoli, 1993 Hardcover 1st Printing in dust jacket, a Fine copy with slight edge wear to jacket, from the estate of Academy Award-winning set designer Garrett Lewis with his name to first white page and lengthy gift inscription to front endpaper, else Fine (dj in mylar); 4to; 208pp fully illus. Extra shipping charge REQUIRED for overseas delivery of this heavy oversize book. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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      Easton Press. Near Fine. 1993. Leather Bound. Like new leather bound edition accented in 22kt gold. Signed by author. ; ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Ender's Game (Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

      Easton Press, 1993. Leather. Hardback. Gilt decorated covers and gilt page edges.. Excellent condition./No dust jacket, as issued. . Signed by author. Unused publisher's bookplate and Collector's Notes laid in.

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        The Statutes of the Realm. 1235-1713. 12 Vols. Large Folio. Reprint

      1993. [Great Britain]. Statutes of the Realm. Printed by Command of His Majesty King George the Third. In Pursuance of an Address of the House of Commons of Great Britain. From Original Records and Authentic manuscripts. Vols. 1-9, in 10 books (1235-1713); vol. 10 Alphabetical Index; Vol. 11 Chronological Index. Together 12 books. London: G. Eyre and A. Strahan, 1810-1828. Limited edition reprint. Buffalo: W.S. Hein, 1993. New. * The best and most authoritative edition of this work. Despite recognition of the need for an official edition of English statute law as early as the mid-1500's, it was not until 1800 when a Select Committee of the House of Commons reported such a need that a Record Commission was appointed and this edition resulted. This massive set sets forth the statutes in the original language. If that language is not English, the English translation is provided in parallel columns. For a statute to appear in this edition there is "raise[d] a presumption in favour of its authority." Holdsworth, A History of English Law, 312. A lengthy introduction examining the previous editions and describing the methodology of this edition precedes the statutes themselves. The statutes are followed by eight appendices and 20 charters (beginning with the Charter of Liberties of Henry I).

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure (Signed First Edition)

      Hoover, Alabama: Satori Publishing, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. Fine wrappers, as issued. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Self-published new-age spiritual-adventure bestseller that was reprinted by Warner and went through scores of printings, becoming a publishing phenomenon. One of only 3000 copies of the true first printing, hand-distributed by the author to local bookstores and sold by him on the streets. The first printing is exceptionally scarce.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Vanishing Images. SIGNED/50 COPIES.

      Bonn, Galerie Erhard Klein, 1993 - Bonn, Galerie Erhard Klein, 1993. Thick black cardboard box, illustrated in silvercoloring, ca. 25 x 17 x 3,2 cm., consisting of title-page, numbered 13/50, dated (1993) and signed in pencil by Felix Droese, Irmel Droese and Peter Brötzmann, 30 cards of texts (in English) and (colour.) illustrations of the pregression of the exhibition and the installation of "Vanishing Images" held in The New York Kunsthalle, 1993, a cut-out signed by Felix Droese, numbered 13/50, dated 1993, a music-cassette titled LOVE COMES LIKE SOUR TO MILK signed in gold felt-tip by Peter Brötzmann on the cassette-box, an original screenprint with a tipped-in piece of leather by Peter Brötzmann (see illustration), signed, numbered and dated by Felix Droese, an original pencil-drawing on a fold. sheet, signed by Irmel Droese. Edition of 50 (380) copies. Artist's book. Mint and extremely rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        Frank Wesley: Exploring Faith With A Brush

      Pace Publishing. Hardcover. 0959797165 1993 Pace Publishing. 224 pages, with many color illustrations by Frank Wesley and text by Naomi Wray. Also includes a glossary of Indian Words and Dictionary of the Artist's Symbols. Very Good/None. This scarce and out-of-print hardcover copy has no dustjacket present. The book itself is in excellent condition, although there are several minor stains along the top outer edge. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. Wesley's illustrations of biblical scenes reflect the artist's study of art in India, Japan, Australia and the United States. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Very Good. 1/1/0001.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        The new encyclopaedia Britannica. [15th ed.; Chicago ; Britannica 3] [Encyclopædia; Encyclopaedia; Encyclopedia]

      Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, 1993, 1993. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 32 volumes. : illustrated (some in color), maps ; 29 cm. ; This encyclopedia includes a two-volume index, a 12-volume Micropaedia (Ready reference), a 17-volume Macropaedia (Knowledge in depth), and the Propaedia.; Contents: v. 1-12. Micropaedia -- v. 13-29. Macropaedia -- [v. 30] Propaedia -- v. 31-32. Index. ; Spine title: Britannica ; LC: AE5; Dewey: 031 ; ISBN: 0852295715 (set); 9780852295717 (set) ; OCLC: 27665641 ; blue faux-leather covers ; "The 12 volumes of the Micropaedia contain tens of thousands of shorter articles on specific persons, places things, and ideas, arranged in alphabetical order. The Micropaedia can be used as an informational resource on its own; and it can function as support for the longer articles in the Macropaedia..The Macropaedia in turn is supported by references in the index and by the lists of suggested readings in the Propaedia. Finally, the Micropaedia is the portion of the Encyclopaedia best suited for the reader who wishes to browse among the countless subjects in all fields..." ; no dustjackets, as issued ; "Encyclopaedia Brittanica made headlines announcing that it was going to stop printing the oldest continuously printed English encyclopedia...The company expects the remaining 1,000 sets to disappear by mid- to late April"--New York Times, April 2012 ; a beautiful set, perfect for the off-grid Luddite in your family, or for when the power goes out. Grampa knows how to get down and boogie with it; better than catnip to a midnight scholar! Be the only one in YOUR state with a set! Put in the background of the office, makes any lawyer instantly more believable ; FINE.

      [Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books]
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        The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901).

      - Millis, Massachusetts. The Complete Sportsman. 1993. Limited Edition. Copy number 18 of 300 copies published. Signed by Paul Schmookler on the limitation page. Oblong 8vo. (8 ¾ x 8 ½). 124 pp. Photography by Ingrid Sils. Introduction by J. David Zincavage. Beautifully photographed, the Traherne flies dressed by Paul Schmookler are a feast for the eyes. The descriptions of the patterns by Traherne are taken from The Fishing Gazette, Land and Water, and The Salmon Fly. The book is bound in quarter brown morocco with gilt titles on the spine; marbled boards. All edges gilt. Brown cloth slip case. A beautiful book. Fine in a fine slip case.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Books, IOBA.]
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        Lebensbeschreibung der Erzbetrügerin und Landzerstörerin Courasche.

      Quetsche Vlg. f. Buchkunst,, Berlin, 1993 - Berlin, Quetsche Vlg. f. Buchkunst, 1993. Fol. M. 19 doppelbl.-gr. Orig.-Farbholzschnitten v. Gisela Mott-Dreizler. 165 S., 1 Bll. OPp. in Schuber. Nr. 60 v. 50 Exempl. d. Ausg. A (GA 107), v.d. Künstlerin im Druckverm. signiert. 16. Druck der Quetsche - Arnold, Malerbuch 1116. OPp. in Schuber. Nr. 60 v. 50 Exempl. d. Ausg. A (GA 107), v.d. Künstlerin im Druckverm. signiert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        PIN LIE DUAN SHE; A SPECIAL EXHIBITION OF SUNGHUA INKSTONE : COMPARABLE TO THE BEST TUAN AND SHE INKSTONES Songhua shi yan te zhan = A Special exhibition of Sunghua inkstone : comparable to the best Tuan and She inkstones

      Taipei: National Palace Museum. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9575621573 . Mandarin Chinese and English Edition; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 322 pages; PIN LIE DUAN SHE; A SPECIAL EXHIBITION OF SUNGHUA INKSTONE : COMPARABLE TO THE BEST TUAN AND SHE INKSTONES. 1st ptg Sept 1993. In a cloth slipcase [NF]. Text is in both Chinese and English. 91 photographic plates [some are full page], of stones in beautiful colors along with numerous textural cuts in b/w. I can do no better than to quote Chi, Jo-hsin's brief summary of their history. The combination of brush, paper, ink stick and inkstone, commonly known as the "Four Treasures of the Scholar's Studio," make up the principal tools of the Chinese literati. Made of most durable material—stone slabs, jade, ceramics or lacquer—the inkstone is the best preserved of the Four Treasures. The history of the inkstone proper begins in the Warring States period (ca. 5th century B. C. -3rd century B. C. ). Traditionally, the tuan stones of Kuangtung, she stones of An-huei, t'ao-ho stones of Kansuh and red ribbon stones of Shantung were the prestigious. Scant attention, however, was paid to the sunghua stone. Materials for sunghua inkstones are found in the Chi-lin and Liaoning provinces. Stones found in Chi-lin have green striations, while stones from Liaoning have either yellow and green or purple and green striations. Yet another stone, found in the northeast and featuring yellow striations, is also classified as a type of sunghua stone. In terms of stone quality, the sunghua inkstones from Chi-lin were most highly regarded, considered to be "comparable to the best tuan and she inkstones." Prior to the Ch'ing dynasty, sunghua stones were primarily used as whetstones. The emperor K'ang-hsi, however, elevated its status to inkstone material, and sunghua inkstones and ink boxes became popular during the reigns of Yung-cheng and Ch'ien-lung. Due to the belief that the origin of the sunghua stone was at the heart of Manchuria, these inkstones became important diplomatic and political gifts. The Sunghua Inkstones of the K'ang-hsi periodInscriptions found on inkstones from the reign of K'ang-hsi are numerous, ranging from the standard imperial reign mark ("Year of K'ang-hsi") to various laudatory imperial seals. Longer and more elegant inscriptions praising the quality of the stone, such as "Used in tranquility, this inkstone will last lifetimes," are also common. The decorative motifs found on K'ang-hsi inkstones often depict traditional and classical patterns. A fish fossil or a small window of glass is often used as a lid, and shells likewise are inlaid on the ink pool. Shapes of inkstones themselves vary greatly, taking square, circular, oblong, and rectangular forms, while ink boxes take on more adventurous non-geometric shapes such as fish and magnolia. The Sunghua Inkstones of the Yung-cheng periodDuring the reign of the emperor Yung-cheng, innovative designs in the shapes of the inkstones began appearing, imitating such forms as bamboo, ju-i heads, gourds and intersecting circles. The designs on the periphery and interior of the ink pool, the inkstone periphery, and the lid face incorporated auspicious symbols, which were used in various inscriptions. In addition to auspicious inscriptions, the tradition of adding imperial reign marks, customary during the K'ang-hsi reign, continued. The Sunghua Inkstones of the Ch'ien-lung periodInscriptions of the Ch'ien-lung period are also numerous, from the imperial mark to imperial seals expressing Ch'ien-lung's favor and prayers for eternal prosperity. During this period, attention to design on the face of the inkstone gave way to a new emphasis on ink pool shapes. Because court painters often acted as designers for the inkstones, designs found on the cover of the inkstones were identical to the painting styles of the court at the time. The covers of the inkstones became magnificently similar to the imperial landscape, floral, and fauna paintings of the time. Author: Chi, Jo-hsin .

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        Cirugía: Albucasim] La Cirugía. Codex Series Nova 2641 de la Biblioteca Nacional de Austria. Según la traducción latina del árabe realizada en Toledo en el siglo XII por Gerardo de Cremona [Incipit cirurgia Albucasim quam magister Gerardus cremonensis translatum in Toleto de arabico in latinum.]

      Madrid, Editorial Casariego, 1993. - 2 vols. (estudio y códice), 42x29,5 cm. Cuidada edición facsímil de bibliofilia, limitada y numerada de 250 ejemplares. Primer volumen con los textos de estudio, a cargo de Eva Irblich, y comentario de las miniaturas, y el segundo reproduce el códice a todo color y oro. Las páginas son bellamente ilustradas con 70 miniaturas de escenas de cirugía y 228 letras capitulares. Encuadernado en piel de becerro, protegido en estuche. Precioso códice de Cirugía, reproduce uno de los mejores manuscritos ilustrados sobre la práctica de la cirugía por el famoso medico y sabio árabe-cordobés (Córdoba, 946-1013). Este códice se cree fue escrito en el siglo XII, en lengua latina siguiendo la traducción de Gerardo de Cremona entonces traductor en Toledo.

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        Rare Air

      Collins 1993 - First Edition, First Printing. Hardback, tall squarish quarto, appx 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches, 112 pages, Near Fine in VG+ to Near Fine dj. Inscribed by Michael Jordan on the front free endpaper. Short closed tear on top front of jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Casino Royal; Moonraker; Diamonds are Forever; Dr. No; Goldfinger; For Your Eyes Only; Thunderball; The Spy Who Loved Me; On Her Majesty's Secret Service; You Only Live Twice; The Man With the Golden Gun; Octopussy (First Edition Library / FEL) -12 volumes of 14 in slipcases

      Shelton, CT: The First Edition Library, 1993. Facsimiles of the first editions. Hardcover. Octavo [20.5 cm] Brown and black hardcovers with titles and designs decoratively stamped in blind, gilt, silver and varying shades of ink on the spines and front covers. Light gray paper slipcases with illustrated and printed paper labels on the side panels. The books, dust jackets, and slipcases are in near fine condition. Some minor wear to the dust jackets and slipcases. Several jackets have very short edge tears. Missing "Live and Let Die" and "From Russia with Love. Ian Fleming's wartime service and his career as a journalist supplied much of the background, detail and depth of the famous James Bond novels.

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        Milwaukee Shops present: Hiawatha, first of the speedliners: C.M.St.P.&P. R.R. passenger equipment built by the Milwaukee Shops, 1934-1935

      Milwaukee Shops Inc, 1993. Oversized Hardback.. Very good condition./No dust jacket. . Boards slightly bowed. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        Robert Ryman Prints 1969-1993

      Parasol Press, Ltd., New York , 1993. Five original unsigned etchings printed by Maurice Payne at Fine Art Printing, Ltd., New York. Number 158/250 in a limited edition. Accompanying unbound catalogue raisonné with exhaustive research, analysis, and documentation of the artist's print output up to the point of this publication. Lavishly printed, and loosely assembled in a silver-gray cloth covered board case, blind stamped "RYMAN" to the cover, and closed with black silk ribbon. . Limited Edition. Portfolio. Fine Condition.

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        Para! Fifty Years of the Parachute Regiment (with Handwritten Notes and Signatures By Celebrated Former Regimental members Brigadier Alastair Pearson, General Sir Thomas Pearson, Actor Richard Todd and Author Peter Harclerode)

      Arms & Armour Press 1993 - A one-off, fully provenanced piece of military history. Inscriptions and signatures of three celebrated former members of the Parachute Regiment. In addition to these, there are, loosely inserted: two letters from General Sir Thomas Pearson (handwritten & signed); a handwritten postcard, also from Sir Thomas Pearson); a letter from Brigadier Alastair Pearson (handwritten and signed); a signed note on a compliments slip from Richard Todd; a letter from the author (typed and signed); and a newspaper cutting from the Daily Telegraph, detailing the obituary of Brigadier 'Speedy' James Hill. A highly significant collector's item. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: STEVE BROWN BOOKS]
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        The Interpretation of a Classic: The Illustrated Editions of Candide. An Examination & Checklist by Peter Tucker with an Introduction by Giles Barber

      (Oxford): Previous Parrot Press, 1993. Small quarto. 68 pp. One of 185 copies. Signed by Giles Barber, who contributed the Introduction, and the author. With numerous illustrations by many of the artists who have interpreted Voltaire's classic from the time of its publication through the late twentieth century, such as Chodowiecki in 1775 and Rockwell Kent and Paul Klee in the 1920s. Includes six tipped-in, full-color plates. Printed in red and black, with numerous decorative initials by Rockwell Kent and others. Frontispiece by Antoni Clavé. With a checklist by the author, subesequent to the main text. Bound in full blue cloth, printed with a pattern. Illustrated label to front cover, title label to spine. Very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        BUKOWSKI PHOTOGRAPHS 1977-1991

      (Hollywood): Bukskin Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Folio (14" x 16") handbound by Earle Grey in white boards with a color photograph of Bukowski on the front cover. Illustrated with tipped-in photographs by Michael Montfort. Copy #22 of only 74 copies SIGNED by both the author, who adds a drawing, and the photographer on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Howl Poster

      Berkeley: St. Hieronymus Press, 1993. First Issue. Offered here is an orginal printed, limited edition print in 13 colors by the famed poster artist David Lance Goines, Signed and dated 1993, #53/100 copies. Mint, unused condition.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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      Woodcliff Lake, NJ, 24 Sept. 1993. Letter. Fine. Fine letter on his personal stationery SIGNED with initials to Eleanore Petterson, a Frank Lloyd Wright trained architect who worked on two of Nixon's homes, both referred to in Nixon's HOLOGRAPH POSTCRIPT to the letter: "Mrs. Nixon greatly enjoyed our Town House in Bear's Nest, as well as the home in Saddle River. You did a great job on both!" Included is a candid color snapshot photograph of Mrs. Nixon and Pettersen along with a few associates. Photo is stamped on reverse: "Convention Photographers International/El Paso, Texas.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        'Paris 1978' - Original vintage print. Signed by Krass Clement 1978.

      Photographic print on plastic signed by the artist. The photo is included in the small monograph on Krass Clement 'Krass Clement (Dansk Nutidskunst 19)' 1993. Some yellowing to paper. For more details please inquire.. Extremely rare print from the hand of Krass Clement. The only copy made. Developed and printed by the artist

      [Bookseller: Kirkegaards Antikvariat]
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        Defensive Book, Riddle Book, Ghost Book

      N.p.: Skeptical Press, 1993, 1993, 1992. Three small octavo volumes. (7); (4); (10)ff. Each volume is one of fifteen copies. A collection of unusual artist’s books. Defensive Book is an expression of paranoia and fear, underscoring its point by ending with the repeated words “Don’t trust anybody.” The book bristles with pins embedded between the pages. Each page becomes progressively smaller in size, and as a result the pins become increasingly more exposed and extend from the edges of the pages. Adding to the ominous tone, rust spots from the pins have bled through the paper. In Riddle Book, intaglio prints are suspended within windows in each page, and are accompanied by cryptic text. Ghost Book is printed in faint gray ink on delicate, transparent leaves of a kozo-sulphite paper called “silk tissue.” The medium is suited to the book’s nebulous subject matter, memory, as the narrator recalls the final days and death of her grandmother. An extremely fine set, housed together in a cloth-covered slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Red Ozier: A Literary Fine Press, History And Bibliography 1976-1987

      New York Public Library / Yellow Barn Press, 1993. Hard Cover. Fine condition in a fine slipcase. One of 26 copies quarter bound in crimson Oasis leather with the Maziarczyk paste paper, Oasis leather fore-edges, the spine stamped in silver and in a black paper covered slipcase with crimson cloth covering the top and bottom edges.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        'Paris 1978' - Original vintage print. Signed by Krass Clement 1978.

      Photographic print on plastic signed by the artist. The photo is included in the small monograph on Krass Clement 'Krass Clement (Dansk Nutidskunst 19)' 1993. Some yellowing to paper. For more details please inquire.. Extremely rare print from the hand of Krass Clement. The only copy made. Developed and printed by the artist

      [Bookseller: Kirkegaards Antikvariat]
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        Language and Thought. Anshen Transdisciplinary Lectureships in Art, Science and the Philosophy of Culture. Monograph Three.

      Moyer Bell,, Wakefield and others, 1993 - First Edition. Wakefield and others, Moyer Bell, 1993. 23.6cm x 15.7cm. 96 pages. Original hardcover in original dustjacket. In protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. The Frick Collection. As a linguist, Chomsky aims not only at making a technical contribution with his generative theory of language but also at integrating his linguistic theory into a wider view of the relationship between language and the human mind. The crux of this view is his hypothesis that human beings are born with an innate knowledge of universal principles underlying the structure of human language. His ideas have exerted a powerful influence on other disciplines by restoring language to a central position in cognitive psychology and in the philosophy of the mind. The wider impact of his redefinition of the subject gives him a permanent place in the intellectual history of the twentieth century. Central to Chomsky's analysis is the distinction he draws between linguistic competence (knowledge of the system of rules that govern language) and an individual's actual performance as a user of language. A Dr. Klor de Alva points out, "Chomsky's sober text makes clear why an avoidance of dogmatism and reductionism, in the human and natural sciences - as in all things- and a well-founded recognition of the limits of cognition are not only methodologically useful but also conceptually necessary." Sprache: English Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. Original hardcover in original dustjacket. In protective Mylar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Old Head Books & Collections]
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        La fente *

      Atelier de et à Saint-Prex, 1993. - En feuilles 33 x 24 sous couverture de carton brut épais teinté à la noix. Dans le prolongement d'une première plaquette de bibliophilie illustrée d'estampe originale, "Le Buisson", publié chez le même éditeur. Les deux font la paire (d'autres suivront inspiré de cette maquette), entre cul et chemise, celui d'un cheval ymageant le second tandis que le premier rendait hommage au Mont de Vénus.Le poème, écrit en 93, justifie le même chiffre à la justification du tirage. Édition originale. L'un des 93 exemplaires numérotés et signés par les auteurs, tirage unique.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Quiller Meridian

      London -Headline, 1993 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The scarce first English edition of 'Elleston Trevor's Cold War thriller, seventeenth in the Quiller series. With illustrated dustwrapper designed by David Bull. The Quiller series focuses on a solitary, highly capable spy (named for Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch) who works (generally alone) for a government bureau that doesn't exist and narrates his own adventures. Quiller (not his real name) occupies a literary middle ground between James Bond and John le Carr. He is a skilled driver, pilot, diver, and linguist, but does not carry a gun. Quiller narrates his adventures in first person, addressing the reader in an informal tone. The series is very stylized, featuring intense depictions of spy tradecraft and professional relationships, surprising jump cuts between chapters, and deep, sometimes self-pitying interior monologues. The first of the Quiller novels, The Berlin Memorandum (1965) (retitled The Quiller Memorandum in the US) won an Edgar Award, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Best Novel. Elleston Trevor (17 February 1920 21 July 1995) was a British novelist who wrote under several pseudonyms. Trevor worked in many genres, but is principally remembered for his 1964 adventure story The Flight of the Phoenix, written as Elleston Trevor, and for a series of Cold War thrillers featuring the British secret agent Quiller, written under the pseudonym Adam Hall. Condition: In a black cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, dustwrapper is very good and soundwith just some shelfwear, a closed tear and slight chipping. The book is excellent with minimal shelfwear, just one or two slight marks. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Slight bumping to bottom edge of textblock. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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 œuvre 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.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Appalachian Portraits (Signed Limited Edition)

      Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. One of only 25 copies issued with an original photograph entitled "Jacob Girls." Narrative by Lee Smith that accompanies black and white photographs of life in Appalachia. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket in a fine slipcase. Signed by Adams on the title page and on the back of the photograph which is printed on an 8" x 10" sheet with an image size of 7" x 9." Very uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Collection of Paper Samples from Hand Papermills in the United States

      Santa Cruz: Peter and Donna Thomas, 1993. Quarto. (120)pp. From an edition of 195, this is one of twenty-five special copies with seven additional samples and a cloth slipcase. With an introduction by Peter Thomas. The book highlights a variety of visual and textural qualities found in today's handmade papers, illustrated with paper samples. Each of the thirty-two folio-size samples has a statement from the papermakers printed on it. The papers vary widely from classic white to inclusions of bits of printed paper, vegetable matter, or "cultural waste." Extremely fine, in full brown leather with embossed design and blind titling, and cloth slipcase. Two prospectuses laid-in.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Appalachian Portraits

      Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. (1993). The hardcover trade issue of this volume of photographs by Adams, with narrative by Smith. Issued as part of the Author and Artist Series. Fine in a near fine, spine and edge-sunned dust jacket. An impressive book, and uncommon in the hardcover issue. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Ruth Bernhard: The Collection of Ginny Williams

      n.p.: Tallgrass Press, 1993. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Signed by Ruth Bernhard.

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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