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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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        Misreadings - 1st UK Edition/1st Impression

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0224030698 . A most attractive First Impression of the English Edition, Contursi A005f, Fine condition white-stamped black cloth in Fine dust-wrapper, SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page; Fifteen satirical essays in which semiotician and novelist Eco pokes fun at the oversophisticated, the overacademic, and the overintellectual; and makes penetrating comments about our modern mass culture and the elitist avant-garde. These essays originally appeared in the 1960s in the Italian periodical Il Verri and then in 1963 in Diario Minimo; they appear here for the first time in an English translation by William Weaver; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Michel Butor, Dorny: Caracteres (Preference Collection)

      Imprimerie Nationale Editions, 1993. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Accordion-fold text block (resulting in 26 pages) in color lithograph dust-jacket, housed in folding box with lettering on upper board and spine. Number 48 from a limited edition of 80 copies, signed by Butor and Dorny on the limitation page. Fine press -- poetry, typography, collage. Caracteres de Michel Butor, creation graphique de Dorny a ete realise dans les ateliers du Livre de l'Imprimerie nationale. Compose a la main a l'aide de ses caracteres exclusifs Garamont, Jaugeon, Grandjean, Luce Didot, Marcellin-Legrand, Gauthier en romain corps 20. Impression lithographique des illustrations sur presse voirin, impression typographique et gaufrage sur presse americaine papier velin BFK Rives de 270 g filigrane avec la salamandre de l'imprimerie nationale Rehauts de collages.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        Af en bys breve. Fotografier fra Lissabon ('From the Letters of a City. Photographs from Lisboa').

      Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1993. Oblong folio. Original cloth with photoillustrated dustjacket. 167 pp. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos. Very attractive fine copy. More pictures upon request.. By the author of 'Drum'. The largest - and arguably the most beautiful photobook by the artist. - Like everyone who is writing about Lisboa ought to be familiar with the writings of Fernando Pessoa, everyone who aims to photograph Lisboa ought to know Krass Clement's 'Af en bys breve' (Morten Blok). One of the most hard-to-find among Krass Clement's photo books. First edition

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        Modern Sucker-Rod Pumping

      PennWell Corp., Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. 1993 - Name inside cover. No text marks, no creasing; very clean copy. 240pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Road Runner Books]
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        Ornette Coleman: A Harmolodic Life SIGNED By Ornette Coleman

      Morrow, New York 1993 - SIGNED in black ink at the half title page by Ornette Coleman. The ticket for the concert at which the signature was obtained is laid in, dated Wed. Sept. 26, 2007 for a performance at Royce Hall, UCLA , as part of the university's Alive! Concert Series; also laid is a 4" by 6" coloured photograph of Ornette taken at the signing. In quarter bound blue cloth with black paper boards, hint of spotting to top edge, else fine, in a like dust jacket, unclipped, now in a mylar sleeve. For more than fifty years, Ornette Coleman (born 1930), has astonished, delighted and infuriated his audiences in creating some of the most daring and innovative music of our time. He is now rightly considered, with Armstrong and Parker, one of the great "architects" of jazz who has radically changed the way we listen to it. Still flourishing in his eighties, Coleman has only recently received some of the honours due him, among them, in 2007, a Pulitzer Prize for his recording Sound Grammar and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first comprehensive biography of the great saxophonist and composer by free jazz critic and scholar, Litweiler, who is also the author of The Freedom Principal: Jazz After 1958. The book is a vivid portrait of Coleman's brilliant and controversial career in its many incarnations, which makes extensive use of unpublished interviews, detailed and insightful musical analysis and includes a comprehensive discography. Given his reputedly retiring and reticent nature and advanced age, Coleman autographs are increasingly uncommon and book signatures, very scarce. An uncommon jazz collectible in fine condition. J1715 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JazzFirst Books]
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        Willem de Kooning: From the Hirshhorn Museum Collection

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Rizzoli Intl Pubns, 1993. Inscribed by deKooning.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Illus. by Willem de Kooning. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Ranong Thailand During Kidnapping Trip

      1993. Photograph of Vollmann by Miller, who has provided author photos for several of Vollmann's books. Miller is known for his photographs of society's outcasts, and his collaborations with Vollmann are a natural match for both; Vollmann wrote the text for Miller's first book of photographs, Open All Night. This photo shows Vollmann sitting up in bed, shirtless, with a bottle of perhaps mouthwash on the night stand. Vollmann was in Ranong during his rescuing of a Burmese girl out of prostitution. Number 4 of 40 numbered images, titled and signed by Miller. Image is approximately 16" square. Matted. Fine. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Trout & Bass

      (Easthampton, MA): Press of the Sea Turtle, 1993. Folio. 75pp., + (14), (6)ff. plates. One of 50 deluxe copies with two extra suites of illustrations signed by the artist, Alan James Robinson: one suite of the black & white wood engravings from the text, and the other a series of six hand-colored etchings of trout and bass. This copy also contains an extra original, signed watercolor laid in that is not called for in the deluxe edition. A selection of prose and poetry in celebration of angling, from authors including John Dennys, Izaak Walton, John Gay, and James A. Henshall. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings and hand-colored etchings of fish and some of the various flies used to catch them. In addition to being an artist and the founder of the Cheloniidae Press, later re-named Press of the Sea Turtle, Robinson is also a passionate fly-fisherman. Two prospectuses laid in, one of which has two hand-colored illustrations and is signed by Robinson. Bound in quarter vellum with exposed stitching on the spine. Housed in a green cloth box, inside of which are eighteen mounted and labeled flies hand-tied by master fly-tyer Jack Gartside, who also wrote the Afterword. Extremely fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Of Mice And Men - a Play in Three Acts

      Tokyo: Ohshisha. As New in As New dust jacket. 1993. 1st Japanese Edition; Signed by Editor. Cloth. 4871195597 . First (Japanese) edition with preface and text of play in English, notes and commentary in Japanese. As New condition in alike dust-wrapper. SIGNED by editor Kiyoshi Nakayama and inscribed to Lee Richard "Dick" Hayman, noted John Steinbeck scholar and historian and co-founder of the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, CA: "For Dick Hayman / The leader of the / Steinbeck Foundation / with warmest wishes / Kiyoshi Nakayama / January 10, 1993 / (the official publication date)." A Very Fine, scarce association copy; The stage adaptation of Steinbeck's famous novel and play, first presented by Sam H. Harris at the Music Box Theatre, New York, on November 28, 1937 with Wallace Ford as George and Broderick Crawford as Lennie .

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      Hutchinson, London 1993 - Hardcover. First British edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful, tight copy. Unread. The true first edition. The author's breakthrough novel set in World War I. Signed by the author on the title page. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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      Baltimore: School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University,. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Biology; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; photos and B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 1468 pages; (JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL). HARVEY, A. McGEHEE, and others, editors. A Century of Biomedical Science at Johns Hopkins. 2 Volumes complete. Baltimore: School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, (1993). First Edition. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering, xi, v, and 1468 pages. Very good set and a very comprehensive review. Selected photo reprints of dozens and dozens of significant reports and studies by noted physicians at Johns Hopkins Hospital during its first hundred years, each with brief introduction. .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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      Hutchinson, 1993. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). A Limited Edition Proof (Advance Reading Copy) of the celebrated fourth novel by the author of CHARLOTTE GRAY and DEVIL MAY CARE, the story of a young man in Amiens during the years just prior-to-and-during the Great War. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued -- together with the dust jacket from the finished book. The jacket is slightly oversized for the galley but has been well protected and is in About Fine condition as well (just a little bending along the top where it overxtended the book). Signed by Faulks on the title page. From the Larry Owens collection. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Autobiography, an

      New York: Random House, 1993. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. NF/-, glassine wrap, 1st edn, inscribed by photographer..

      [Bookseller: BohemianBookworm]
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        The 52nd Presidential Inaugural; an American Reunion New Beginnings Renewed Hope Program

      International Graphics Inc., Little Rock, Ak 1993 - Signed by both Bill Clinton & Hillary Clinton. A one of a kind item. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Collectorsemall]
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        The Assemblages

      Kyoto, Japan: ARM Kyoto Shoin, 1993 Paperback First edition. Fine in a Fine dj. Might as well be NEW. Paperback with stiff card covers and dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Unpaginated; 31 full-page color plus 26 b&w photographic plates; 10.25 x 14.25 inches. Text in English and Japanese. Out of Print. In the 1960s, Brandt arranged and photographed surrealistic collages from found-objects he picked up on the beaches of southern France. Beautiful production; excellent printing. Very Scarce.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Jasper Johns. Chalk Charcoal Ink Paper Pastel Pencil Watercolor 1990

      Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm 1993 - This is one of 500 numbered copies. From a show at the Wetterling Gallery in 1990. This piece is from 1993. Consists of 12 prints. Loosely laid into a white folder. Housed in a white cardboard box. One of the corners of the folder has a tear. Minor rubbing to the white covers. Contents fine. The gallery has provided a pair of white gloves to handle the prints. Quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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        Projekt fur eine Kirche: Project for a Church in Mogno

      Fidia edizioni d'arte, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Signed. Flat SIGNED by Mario Botta on the second endpaper. Text in both German and English; edited by Jean Petit. This book encompases the process, including Mario Botta's sketches, of building a church in Mogno, Switzerland, after a horrendous snowslide in 1986 destroyed the village's former 17th century church. The volume is fine except of some very light rubbing to the author's signature. The dust jacket has two tiny abrasions on the front spine fold. The jacket is sleeved in mylar.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Counting the House

      Berkeley: Chimaera Press Bookworks, 1993. Bottom corners bumped, else a fine copy in screwbound green boards.. Limited Edition. Screwbound oblong quarto. Introduction by Joel Snyder. Number 3 of 15 copies SIGNED by Gordon, with 12 original vintage gelatin silver prints, all initialed by the photographer, and mounted with Seal archival tissue on debossed Rives BFK. Letterpress printing and typography by Peter Koch. Compelling political images, including a shot of Muhammed Ali campaigning for Chicago mayor Harold Washington. (Auer 707).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Underground Railroad: Vermont and the Fugitive Slave

      Worcester, VT: Dragon Dance Theatre, 1993. Folio. (15)ff. From an edition of fifty copies, this copy is out-of-series. Illustrated with fifteen woodcuts, printed in black & white, by the Montreal-based artist Sam Kerson. The woodcuts depict scenes related to Vermont's involvement in the Underground Railroad. Vermont has a long history of opposition to slavery: the state was the first to abolish slavery, and its citizens were very active in assisting fugitive slaves. This book was published to commemorate the opening of a mural that Kerson painted at the Vermont Law School, which, Kerson writes, "celebrates the efforts of black and white Americans in Vermont and throughout the United States to achieve freedom and justice." Kerson is a muralist, engraver, and the artistic director of the Dragon Dance Theatre, which focuses on puppetry and performance art with a social conscience. Stab-bound in black wrappers, with a black cloth chemise that ties around the book with blue ribbons and bears an additional woodcut on the front cover. Very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        You're a Nasty Lover

      Vancouver: Privately Printed at Winter Lily Press 1993, 1st Edition. () 14 unnumbered leaves. Fine. Large quarto. Hand bound in quarter cloth and black wooden boards with sea-grass string running through the boards and text block. Carved skull bangle tied on sea grass. Original etching of a skull recessed into front board. Black rice paper endpapers. Interior is clean an unmarked. Limited to 12 copies, of which this is #7. Signed by Wilde on the colophon. A finely printed and bound book of poetry and etchings by the Canadian artist Denise Carson Wilde. The poem, a derision of a bad date, was hand set and printed on a Vandercook press at Winter Lily Press, and the printing of the coloured etchings occurred at Malaspina Printmakers on Grandville Island in Vancouver. An interesting and heavily limited hand-made book with hand-set type and coloured etchings..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        That's the Way I See It

      London: Thames and Hudson,, [1993]. Edited by Nikos Stangos. Quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and design to upper board in yellow, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. With 365 illustrations, 315 in colour. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is a little lightly rubbed at the extremities. First edition, first impression. With an original full-page gouache painting by the author on the half-title of a hand in brown against a background of blue and a black ink grid, holding a green sign surrounding the printed half-title with the painted words "For Caren" and inscribed by the artist, 2 April 1994.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Parthenon Pediments

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co.. 1993. Portfolio of etchings, one of 25 copies, each signed and numbered by the artist Judith Turner on the reverse, all on BFK Rives paper and paper from Paul Wong, Dieu Donne Papermill. Page size: 30 inches by 15 inches; 6 leaves. Bound: loose in green paper portfolio with the title in silver gilt on front panel by BookLab. The titlepage printing was letterpress by Daniel Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress with calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Marjorie Van Dyke and Vincent FitzGerald accomplished the printing of the etchings. Twenty-four photographic images by noted architectural photographer Judith Turner were selected by the artist and laid out in horizontally on five rectangular sheets of paper. They were photoetched and produced images with softer lines than photogravure. The artist has noted that this process helps conceal the deterioration of the sculptures. The etchings were printed with black ink and then using chine colle color was added by adhering thin sheets of colored tissue paper onto the heavier, larger sheets of paper. The effect is totally original and beautiful. The images float along the sheet of paper with the color calling attention to different aspects of these monumental pieces that are so essential to Western art. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        The Shipping News

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Proulx on the title page:"For Deborah and Ed--buckledown, Woonsocket, buckledown! / XXX Annie". Winner of the 1993 National Book Award and the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for fiction; the basis for the 2001 movie starring Kevin Spacey and Julianne Moore. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1993.Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Fading to spine (as often), otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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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

      National Palace Museum, Taipei 1993 - 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&#151;stone slabs, jade, ceramics or lacquer&#151;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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nick's Trip - SIGNED

      St Martins Press, New York 1993 - Fine and appears unread in a fine unclipped dust jacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "To Larry owens, this is the favorite of my books; hope you like it. Best, George Pelecanos". From the library of noted collector Larry Owens. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plum Stones &#150; The Hidden P. G. Wodehouse

      London: Galahad Books,, 1993&#150;95. With commentary by Tony Ring. 12 volumes, octavo. Original burgundy wrappers printed in gold. A fine set. First editions, first impressions. A rare complete set, one of 234 sets of individually bound booklets from a limited edition of 250, of which the remaining 16 were bound as omnibus volumes. Mixed limitation numbers. A fantastic example of this uncommon set, which published for the first time many previously unseen stories and essays by Wodehouse.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stranger Music. (Signed Limited Edition) Three signed limited-edition prints of drawings

      McClelland &Stewart Inc., Canada 1993 - The special boxed edition of Stranger Music was published in December 1993 in Canada by McClelland &Stewart Inc. The edition was limited to 125 copies, of which 100 are numbered 1-100 and 25 are numbered i-xxv. This copy is number 87 Artwork on the front of the presentation box is by Leonard Cohen. As well, three signed limited-edition prints of drawings by Leonard Cohen reproduced on one hundred per cent cotton paper, accompany this edition in a small portfolio. Presentation clam-shell box and custom binding are by Felton Bookbinmding Ltd, Ontario. The slightest dusting to the box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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        Reggie Jackson Hall Of Fame Day Signed Poster

      New York: New York Yankees, 1993. SIGNED BY REGGIE JACKSON AND LeROY NEIMAN. Very nice full color 12" x 17" poster that was published to celebrate Reggie Jackson&#39;s induction into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1993. The poster is illustrated with portrait of Jackson at bat done in typical LeRoy Neiman style and the poster has been signed by Jackson & Neiman. On the verso of the poster is Jackson&#39;s career stats. Fine. 1st Edition. Poster. Baseball Sports Signed Posters Jackson, Reggie African Americans Artists Posters Recent Acquisitions. Catalogs: African American , Sports, Signed Books.

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        THE DRAWINGS IN THE AMERICAN COLLECTIONS (Fine Facsimile Edition W/leather Clamshell Case)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle inthe American Collections. Arranged and Introduced byCarlo Pedretti. Catalogue by Patricia Trutty-Coohill. [New York, NYPL; Metropolitan Museum of Art; et al]Florence, 1993. 34 x 49 cm, 81, 115 pp. </p><p> This collection of drawings in facsimile, arranged andintroduced by Carlo Pedretti and catalogued by PatriciaTutty-Coohill, is particularly important for the amount ofunpublished material. It contains the complete series ofcaricatures in the Spencer Collection of the New York PublicLibrary consisting of 104 copies made in the 16th centurydirectly from Leonardo originals (mostly lost) and as suchrepresents first-hand documents for the study of the complexproblem of Leonardo&#39;s preoccupation with physiognomy at thetime of his studies for the "Last Supper", c.1495. Thepublication also includes 15 autograph drawings, 8 of which arepreserved in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Altogether about 200 drawings are reproduced arranged on 80plates. Limited edition of 998 copies supplied with leathercovered clamshell case. </p> Our Promise to You: ALL OUR DUST JACKETS COME WITH CLEAR BRODART PROTECTIVE COVERS. (Please read listing to determine if this book comes with a dust jacket.) Your order will be CAREFULLY PACKAGED IN A BOX for safe transition. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction! .

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        La renommée . Frégate de VIII - 1744

      Collection archéologie navale française 1993 - 146 p. Comme neuf, In 4. Magnifique ouvrage relié pleine toile verte avec surcouverture en quadri. Comprend un cahier descriptif détaché et sous rabat toilé, prolongement de la reliure, 32 planches, la plupart au 1/48° représentant les coupes architecturales du navire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      (Sacramento): CoTangent Press. (1993). 10-7/8 x 7-7/8", steel and grey marble box (tomb) fitted to custom steel hinge by means of a copper sheet riveted to the steel and then crimped upward to form a pan, marble box-sarcophagus.. One of 15 deluxe copies only, 13 of which are for sale, all on Johannot paper, each signed and numbered by the artist/author and binder, from an edition of 200 (185 regular edition). Bound by Ben Pax: The hinge is powder-coated black as is the interior. The front cover is incised with the title, author&#39;s initials and Poe&#39;s dates. The copy number appears in roman numeral on the back cover (this being number 2). Along the fore edge, 13 teeth have been set in handmade silver bezels. The inside covers each have four brass and copper rods (oxidized green). The book itself is bound in boards with linen spine which are "leafed, and variegated and painted in metallic fungoid patterns over which the author has painted a female figure to represent one of the stories (author&#39;s description)." The gessoed boards are copper colored and the female in blue with onlays of four small white bones outlining the skeleton. The book lays into the marble box-sarcophagus. The four illustrations are hand colored by the author who has also made a number of small revisions in the text. Letterpress by Alastair Johnston in Electra and Cochin with display in Caslon, Marbleheart, Rimmed Lith and Astoria at Poltroon Press. title page printed in three colors, guards of black and gold gilt Japanese paper. The story first appeared in THIRTEEN STORIES AND THIRTEEN EPITAPHS in 1991. Vollmann has been called by The Washington Post, "the most prodigiously talented and historically important American novelist under 35" and by The Los Angeles Times an author of "unique and startling imagination" and Madison Smartt Bell says Vollmann is, "one of the precious few young American writers who can fairly be accused of genius."

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1925). Kartoffelfeuer. Farb-Aquatintaradierung. 1993. Signiert, datiert, numeriert. 29,5 x 59 cm.,

      1993 - Farbradierungen 53 mit Abb. der Farbvariante unten.- Eines von 100 Exemplaren. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Keeping Going

      The Bow & Arrow Press...for William B. Ewert, Concord,, 1993. Large quarto. Original natural linen, red morocco title label to upper board gilt, grey endpapers. Illustrations by Dimitri Hadzi. A fine copy. First Edition, Sole Printing. One of 50 case bound numbered copies signed by the author and artist from an edition of 250. (There were a further 50 portfolios issued with loose plates.) A rather successful production and uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Caves and Cave Life: New Naturalist Book 79

      London: Collins 1993 - Fine and very scarce 1st edition HB in publisher dark green buckram boards with gilt title to spine and no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has no fade or faults. This is a superb copy of 219pp. incl. 97 b/w photos, line drawings & maps plus index. 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)

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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      [Burma: 19th century]. (22 1/2 x 5 3/16 inches). 16 leaves (5 3/16 x 22 1/2 inches), each lacquered in red with elaborate overall decoration in gilt, 14 leaves with lines of black/dark brown lacquer text in square script (known as &#39;magyi-zi) recto and verso, two leaves with text on one side only. (Gilded decoration rubbed). Unbound between a pair of wooden coverboards, lacquered in red and with gilt decoration on outer surfaces, covers and text leaves with a single hole for tying. All within a dark red morocco-backed cloth box. The Kammavaca is a Pali term describing verses from the Tipitaka that relate to rituals of monastic life and ordination. It is considered to be one of the most sacred of Burmese religious texts often commissioned by lay-people as works of merit when a son entered a Buddhist monastery. "Kammavaca are volumes of one, five, or nine extracts from the Theravadin Vinaya, each relating to specific ceremonies associated with monks. Noel F. Singer writes that the earliest kammavaca consisted of folios made of plain palm leaves, each of which had four lines of square-inked script on a gold or silver background." ("Kammavaca Texts: Their Covers and Binding Ribbons," Arts of Asia, 23, May-June 1993) "In the 17th century, folios began to be made of pieces of cloth coated with lacquer and painted with cinnabar, and the square letters were written in thick, black lacquer. On rare occasions, folios were of ivory. Designs in gilt, which had been reserved for the ends of folios, end papers, and wooden coverboards, now began to appear between the lines of text. By the end of the 19th century, the lines of script on the folio increased to six or seven and sheets of brass or copper were introduced as folios." (John Falconer, and others, Myanmar Style Art, Architecture and Design of Burma, Hong Kong, 1998, p. 177)

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Clinton: Portrait of a Victory - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Warner Books New York: Warner Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Biographee. Hardcover. 0446517585 . A stunning First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Signed by former US President Bill Clinton directly on the title page; A candid visual chronicle of Bill Clinton's presidential primary and general election wins. Black and white photography by P. F. Bentley who was given unprecedented access to the Clintons. Essays by Roger Rosenblatt and Michael Kramer highlight the big events of the campaign .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        La musique II les hommes, les instruments, les oeuvres

      Larousse, 1993. in4 Relié

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        THE ROBBER BRIDE. Signed. Association Copy

      New York: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1993 Atwood, Margaret. THE ROBBER BRIDE. Signed. Association Copy. New York: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1993. Presentation Copy to Marie Claire Blais. First Trade Edition Inscribed in French by Margaret Atwood on the half-title page. "Pour Marie- Claire / Amicalement - / À l&#39;occasion de notre lecture / « jumelles » - / Margaret Atwood / 1993". Trans."For Marie-Claire / Warmly On the occasion of our / « twin » reading / Margaret Atwood / 1993". Outstanding association copy. A fine example of this Canadian Authors&#39; Association Novel Of The Year, Commonwealth Writers Prize, Sunday Times Award For Literary Excellence, Governor General&#39;s Award nominee & Trillium Book Award winner in grey cloth backed paper covered boards stamped in copper to the spine & upper cover, in a bright, fresh fine pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 466 pp. "Funny, thoughtful, moving, Atwood&#146;s plotting is masterful, and her humor is razor-edged, sexy, and raucous." The Washington Post.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Secker & Warburg, 1993. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The debut novel by the author of THE ACID HOUSE, the acclaimed "jarring, fragmented ride through the dark underbelly of Edinburgh." Written in the local language of the streets, this book became one of the most-imitated stories of the 1990&#39;s. This is the very scarce hardcover printing -- estimates vary between 100 and 600 copies printed. The hardcover copies were earmarked for the Scottish library system, but were rejected as being "unsuitable" -- Welsh is said to have sold these off at an early Glasgow reading. Basis for the very successful film. Fine/Fine (the speckled top edge appears on every copy) but for the usual light browning of the pages. Signed by Welsh on the title page. From the Larry Owens collection. This book is available for U.S. domestic purchase only. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Trainspotting [Signed Uncorrected Proof Copy]

      London: Secker & Warburg. (1993). The uncorrected proof copy of his first novel, acclaimed upon publication and later the basis for the phenomenally successful movie that became a cultural milestone of the 1990s. The first edition of this book is scarce -- preceding the movie and its associated cultural uproar by a couple of years, it was issued in a hardcover edition reported at only 600 copies; the proof is many times scarcer; we have seen it only a handful of times. This copy is signed by Welsh. Shallow corner creases; very near fine in wrappers. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Oxford Companion to American Literature, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Oxford Dictionary of American Proverbs, the Oxford Dictionary of Modern English Usage, the Oxford Thesaurus, the Concise Oxford Dictionary The Oxford Companion to English Literature, and Classical Literature. 8 Volumes Easton Press

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1993. Hardcover. Leatherbound. 8 Volumes. Easton Press. Full leather binding. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. Volumes have faintest bit of shelfwear, else all in Near FINE condition. 1993. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Oxford Dictionary of American Proverbs, the Oxford Dictionary of Modern English Usage, the Oxford Thesaurus, the Concise Oxford Dictionary, The Oxford Companion to English Literature, and Classical Literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        The American Bible: Original Leaves from Rare and Historic Bibles printed in the Colonies and the United States during the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries

      Haydn Foundation for the Cultural Arts, Ardsley, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition. A selection of 38 Bible leaves housed in four cloth portfolios. One portfolio each for Indigenous Languages, the 18th century, 19th century and other languages. Leaves include an original leaf from the first Bible printed in the Western Hemisphere, the Eliot Indian Bible (1663) and the second edition of the Eliot Indian Bible, leaves from the first bibles in Hawaiian, Cherokee, the first English bible, the famously curious hieroglyphic first children&#39;s bible, Catholic bible, and the first illustrated bible. Each leaf is mounted in a heavy mat - a remarkable collection originally published at $8800. Size: Elephant folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043792. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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      [Tenniel, John] ["Carroll, Lewis" aka Charles L. Dodgson). AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF JOHN TENNIEL&#39;S FAMOUS "THE MAD HATTER RUNNING (WITH TEACUP AND TOAST)" An original Tenniel image, taken directly from the woodblock in the British Museum and hand colored by artist Francine Black for Macmillan, signed and dated November 1993 directly below. Image size approx. 4.5" x 4.5" and now mounted, glazed and framed to a size of 16" by 20". The original Tenniel drawings were of course uncolored; however Macmillan commissioned Francine Black in 1993 to hand color a small number of these images for a promotional campaign. It seems remarkable to us that Macmillan received permission to take this imprint directly from the original woodblocks held in the British Museum, which had been engraved by the Dalziel brothers from the drawings Tenniel had done for the first editions of Lewis Carroll&#39;s books, yet it&#39;s true. It&#39;s been years since we&#39;ve seen one of these charming little paintings and this particular illustration from Chapter 11 (Who Stole The Tarts?) is both one of the very best known. An uncommon opportunity to acquire GENUINELY RELATED ARTWORK from the great Tenniel/Dalziel British Museum archive (as opposed to the millions of items created for the "Alice Industry." In Fine condition.. Signed. Illus. by Francine Black.

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