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        Birdsong - SIGNED by the Author

      Huthcinson 1993 - A first edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1993. A near fine book with the full numberline 1-9. Some very light wear to the spine tips and corners. SIGNED to the title page without dedication. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little pushing to the spine. No fading to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Christophorus - Das Porsche Magazin. Zeitschrift für die Freunde des Hauses Porsche. Heft 240 bis Heft 329.

       Heft Nr. 240 (42. Jahrgang) vom Januar 1993 bis Heft 329 (56. Jahrgang) vom Dezember 2007/Januar 2008. Mit vielen Abbildungen, Stuttgart, Porsche AG, 1993 - 2008, 28x21, Originalbroschuren, beim letzten Heft hat der rückwärtige Einbanddeckel Knicke, 5 Hefte mit winzigen Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren an den Einbanddeckeln, sonst gut, 90 Hefte der Reihe,Versand D: 4,90 EUR Periodica,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ingrid Degutsch]
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        Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche (LThK). 11 Bände, komplett.

      Freiburg, Herder 1993-2001. - Alle Bände sehr gut erhalten. 3451220121 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 25000 Original-Leinen mit Original-Umschlägen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Nonnenmacher]
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        Die Generale des Heeres 1921 - 1945

      Band 1 - 7. (A - Lu). Osnabrück, Biblio Verlag, 1993 ff., Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 422 + 491 + 509 + 509 + 478 + 555 + 675 Seiten, mit Abbildungen, Zustand 2 (OA1417) (OA1417)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Canadian Military Heritage ( 3 volume set)

      Art Global, 1993. Special presentation copy to General Eric K. Shinseki, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from Lt. General W.C. Leach, Chief of Land Staff, Canada with special signed presentation page tipped-in, hand signed letter on official letterhead laid-in and personal gift inscription INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Lt. Gen. Leach on verso of first free page. 3 volume set in slipcase. Pictorial hard covers. Clean and attractive copies with very light wear, volumes I and II each have a soiled spot on lower page edges. Slipcase has light wear. A special set for the serious collector of Militaria. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. Signed. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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        The Downing Street Years.

      London: Harper Collins, 1993 - Octavo. Original blue boards, spine lettered gilt, blue and white endbands, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with negligible creasing to extremities. With 40 photographic plates. First edition, first impression. Signed by Margaret Thatcher on the first blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (WNT). (Complete set 44 bindings)

      's-Gravenhage, Sdu Uitgevers, 1993 - 2001. 29 vols. and Supplement I., 'Bronnenlijst', and 3 volumes 'aanvullingen'. together in 44 bindings. Orig. boards (hardcovers) Over 45.000 pages; 21 cm. Dutch text. - Facsimile (reduced size) reprint of the edition 1882-1993. (few small imperfections) Very good/ fine set - see picture. ¶ Het WNT behandelt ca. 400.000 trefwoorden waarvan ca. 95.000 hoofdtrefwoorden, verdeeld over 98.510 kolommen (49.255 pagina?s), inclusief de Aanvullingen. Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (WNT) = English: A Dictionary of the Dutch language. One of the largest dictionaries in the world. It has over 400,000 entries of Dutch words from 1500 to 1976. The dictionary was almost 150 years in the making: the first fascicle (A-Aanhaling) was published in 1863 and the last (Zuid-Zythum) in 1998. Three supplements to the original dictionary text containing modern-day Dutch words were published in 2001. ISBN: 9789012066136

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Stone Butch Blues

      Ithaca, New York: Firebrand Books. (1993). First. First edition. 301pp. Glossy pictorial wrappers. Fine. Feinberg is an American transgender activist, this is her first novel and it is regarded as a groundbreaking work on gender. Winner of the 1994 Stonewall Book Award. A story of a young butch named Jess Goldberg and the problems she faced in society before the Stonewall riots in the Sixties. An important piece of LGBT literature. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Prose, Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

      The Arion Press, San Francisco 1993 - With an introduction by Paul Davis, and with illustrations by Ida Applebroog. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1993. First edition thus, #173 of 200 copies signed by the illustrator. Published in December 1993, upon the hundred fiftieth anniversary of its first publication. The book was designed, printed, and bound at the Arion Press in San Francisco under the direction of Andrew Hoyem, with the assistance of press members Glenn Todd, Gerald Reddan, Lawrence G. Van Velzer, Peggy Gotthold, Leif Erlandsson, and Barbara Scarpellino. The paper is Rives mouldmade. The illustrations were printed from polymer plates. The types are 12-point and 18-point Gloucester Old Style in Monotype composition from M & H Type, the Dickens text reset by hand; for display, Cheltenham Bold, handset. This is the forty-second publication of the Arion Press. Oblong quarto. Full green cloth binding, with an Applebroog illustration inset on the front panel and a gilt-stamped red paper spine label. A fine copy, housed in the publisher's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: johnson rare books & archives, ABAA]
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        ohneTitel.

      Bronze 1993 - Aufl. 9, 80 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes

      Playground Pub, 1993. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good-. Paperback. First and only edition. Dog ear and owner name blacked out on front end page. All else clean and unmarked. Binding strong, spine uncreased. Light cock to spine, light curling to corners. Tiny scuff to front cover. Very good minus. Stored in protective sleeve. Additional photos available upon request. Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes is one of the rarest Calvin and Hobbes collectibles. Bill Watterson seldom granted license to use his comic strip for any reason. Only after Mary Santella-Johnson and Linda Holmen communicated with him personally, relating their success using Calvin and Hobbes to teach children with disabilities, did he grant them permission to reuse his work. A very unique and wonderful addition to Bill Watterson's legacy.

      [Bookseller: The Bookman & The Lady]
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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Prose, Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

      San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. With an introduction by Paul Davis, and with illustrations by Ida Applebroog. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1993. First edition thus, #173 of 200 copies signed by the illustrator. Published in December 1993, upon the hundred fiftieth anniversary of its first publication. The book was designed, printed, and bound at the Arion Press in San Francisco under the direction of Andrew Hoyem, with the assistance of press members Glenn Todd, Gerald Reddan, Lawrence G. Van Velzer, Peggy Gotthold, Leif Erlandsson, and Barbara Scarpellino. The paper is Rives mouldmade. The illustrations were printed from polymer plates. The types are 12-point and 18-point Gloucester Old Style in Monotype composition from M & H Type, the Dickens text reset by hand; for display, Cheltenham Bold, handset. This is the forty-second publication of the Arion Press. Oblong quarto. Full green cloth binding, with an Applebroog illustration inset on the front panel and a gilt-stamped red paper spine label. A fine copy, housed in the publisher's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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        Photographic portrait of King Tidy, Brisbane, circa 1868

      [Title from engraved breastplate worn by the subject]. Albumen print, carte de visite format, 90 x 60 mm, on mount 104 x 65 mm; numeral "9" inscribed in ink in contemporary hand at lower margin recto of mount; verso blank; the albumen print in fine condition with rich tonal range. We can locate only two other copies of this image in public collections. One - an example with somewhat gaudy watercolour embellishment - is contained in the Archer Family Album in the John Oxley Library; it is reproduced as Plate 1 in Michael Aird's Portraits of our elders(Brisbane : Queensland Museum, 1993). The other is held in the Pitt Rivers Museum (1998.307.387). The Pitt Rivers example was probably collected around 1868 by J.F. Berini, one of numerous travellers known to have sent photographs of indigenous subjects to the Hamburg studio of the photographers and publishers Carl and Frederick Dammann, and it bears a contemporary inscription verso: "King (Chief), living not far from Brisbane, Australia, who although in an entirely savage condition was a patron and friend of the natural scientist Dr. Berini on several occasions. He gave Berini particularly a secure escort on his way to areas never before explored or entered by a white man." This imposing portrait, photographed from a low angle in order to invest its subject with power and gravitas, was most likely taken in the studio of John Watson, Daniel Marquis or Thomas Bevan. The photographer has purposely composed the sitter in the manner of a classical statue - we are instantly reminded of the Roman god Neptune or his Greek counterpart, Poseidon - with Tidy's three items of regalia prominent: his breastplate (sometimes referred to as a king plate or gorget), which would have been given to him by local white authorities or settlers; a crown, perhaps made from tin, and also made for him by Europeans; and a spear - the only one of the three objects of indigenous manufacture. Although it is tempting for us to conclude that Tidy's dignity transcends the mocking nature of the accoutrements bestowed upon him by white society, this interpretation of the portrait may be a little simplistic: it is not for us to judge whether or not these symbols carried significant meaning for Tidy, and in fact his expression may connote a fierce pride in wearing them, rather than a defiant attitude in the face of derision.

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        Markheim. - Mit 15 Radierungen von HUBERT SOMMERAUER . Handgebunden in schwarzes Kalbleder. [Erstdruck, Edition de Tête, signiert]

      The Bear Press 1993 - Eine von 113 nummerierten und von Hubert Sommerauer signierten EDITIONEN DE TÊTE . Hergestellt in reinster Handarbeit, wie bei Gutenberg. Gesetzt in der Wallau-Schrift, gedruckt auf handgeschöpftes Bütten, geheftet und gebunden in Leder mit Relief-Struktur und goldgeprägtem Front- und Rückentitel. 54 Seiten, 12,5 x 19 cm, Original-Schuber. - - "Markheim" ist eine psychologisch äußerst vertrackte und geheimnisvolle Geschichte des weltberühmten Erfinders von Dr. Jeckyll und Mr. Hyde. Übersetzt und mit einem Nachwort von Wolfram Benda. - - - Der bibliophile Pressendruck umfasst 150 Exemplare, davon 113 Editionen de Tête. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sylva anachoretica Aegypti et Palaestinae. Figuris aeneis et brevibus vitarum elogiis expressa. Abrahamo Blommaert inventore. Boetio a Bolswert sculptore.Antwerp, Hendrik Aertssens for the author, 1619. 4to. With 2 engraved title-pages and two series of 25 numbered engravings by Boetius à Bolswert after Abraham Bloemaert (14 x 9 cm), lacking the engraved frontispiece. Contemporary vellum.

      Brunet I, col. 976; M.G. Roethlisberger, Abraham Bloemaert and his sons (1993), vol. 1, pp. 171-183 and vol. 2, figs. 262-317; cf. Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) II, p. 66, nos. 355-378 & 379-403 (1610 ed.), III, p. 63, nos. 96-119 (“1612” ed.). First edition published in book form, with letterpress text and a new title, of two series of engravings depicting male and female saints and hermits. They were made by the notable Dutch engraver Boetius à Bolswert (ca. 1585-1633) after the well-known Dutch painter and draughtsman Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651), with short letterpress biographies by the Jesuit hagiographer Heribert Rosweyde (1569-1629).The prints were originally published ca. 1610 as two separate series by Boetius à Bolswert himself, containing only the name of the saints as in the present state. A second state of the plates is known with a two-line distich below the prints, usually dated 1612, but according to Roethlisberger these may actually have been published after the present 1619 publication in book form.With an inscription on title-page ("Donum R.P. Heriberti Rosweydi Soc. Jesu."), saying the book was donated by the Jesuit author of the text, Heribert Rosweyde. Furthermore with a bookplate, collector's stamp and several early owner's inscriptions, two of them struck through. Lacking the dedication and engraved frontispiece (which should follow the letter-press general title-page). Slightly browned throughout and some foxing and minor soiling to the outer edges. Binding slightly warped and with some minor damage to the spine, but otherwise good.

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        RABBIT RUN, RABBIT REDUX, RABBIT IS RICH, RABBIT AT REST

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        'The Jack Harvey Novels' Witch Hunt/Bleeding Hearts/Blood Hunt

      Headline, 1993. Hardcover. Near Fine. Set of three first edition, first printings of 'Witch Hunt'/'Bleeding Hearts' and 'Blood Hunt' all published between 1993-1995. All are near fine in like wrappers. 'Bleeding Hearts' is in fine condition, but clipped. A rarely offered set of Rankin's non-Rebus novels.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Witch Hunt

      Headline, 1993. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1984. A near fine book in a near fine unclipped wrapper. The rare first novel using his pseudonym by Ian Rankin.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Green Blood".

      Colour Screenprint, 103 x 73 cms. Signed, numbered (99/100), titled and dated (1993) in the lower right. Framed under passe-partout. SEE ILLUSTRATION. - Colour Screenprint, 103 x 73 cms. Signed, numbered (99/100), titled and dated (1993) in the lower right. Framed under passe-partout. SEE ILLUSTRATION. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        Wild and Garden Plants (New Naturalist 80)

      Collins, 1993. 200, 38 col photos, 49 figs. Hardback. Fine copy in pristine unclipped dust-wrapper with no colour loss to spine. 'Completely unfaded copies are an absolute rarity if indeed exist at all' (Bernhard & Loe, 2015). 1st edition. Scarce. Bernhard & Loe, NN80A

      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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        Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron

      Fantagraphics Books 1993 - Signed limited edition, hardcover issue, with Clowes' signature on blue bookplate on half-title page. First complete edition, first printing. 142pp. Black and dark orange printed cloth. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with head worn, rubbing along fore edge, faint crease along top edge of back panel. A rare signed limited edition of the Ghost World creator's most surreal graphic novel. It's like a nightmare or a disturbing song-poem one wishes would never end. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Lindenia: Iconography of Orchids I -V. I 1885-1888; II 1888-1891; III 1891-1894; IV 1894-1898; V 1898-1906.

      Ghent : Vanderhaeghen, 1993. 5 volumes. 5 Bände komplett. 33 cm, Ganzleinen mit Schutzumschlag (= Naturalia Publications) / Ungelesene Ausgabe, sehr schöne Exemplare / Gr A-Z 36812 gr ISBN 2909717089 Versand D: 4,90 EUR Orchideen, Pflanzendarstellung, Reprint

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        Morgue und andere Gedichte. In der Fassung des Erstdrucks von 1912, in der Graphischen Bücher zweiter Band. Mit zwölf Bildern nach Originalholzschnitten von Ingo Regel, in der Buchausstattung von Juergen Seuss. [Vorzugsausgabe mit Original-Holzschnitt].

      Berlin und Leipzig, Faber und Faber Verlag, 1993. 4°. 27 cm. Original-Leinenband. (= Die graphischen Bücher. Erstlingswerke deutscher Autoren des 20. Jahrhunderts, Band 2). Nummer 44 von 100 (gesamt 999) nummerierten Exemplaren mit beigelegtem, von Ingo Regel signiertem Original-Holzschnitt und zwölf eingebundenen Original-Holzschnitten von Ingo Regel. Sehr gutes, tadelloses Exemplar. Number 44 of 100 (total 999) copies of the limited edition with one loose original woodcut signed by Ingo Regel and twelve bounded original woodcuts by Ingo Regel. Fine copy, as new. Versand D: 4,90 EUR illustrierte Bücher / illustrated books; Original-Holzschnitt / original woodcut; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        Süddeutsche Pflanzengesellschaften (1992-1998): Süddeutsche Pflanzengesellschaften, 4 Tle. in 5 Bdn., Tl.2, Sandrasen und Trockenrasen, alpine Magerrasen, Saum-Gesellschaften, Sch, von Erich Oberdorfer (Herausgeber)

      Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 1993. Auflage: 3. Softcover. 24,3 x 16,8 x 1,9 cm. Teil II behandelt überwiegend artenreiche Halbkulturformationen - aber auch natürliche Vegetation - an vielfach extremen Sonderstandorten von hohem Gefährdungsgrad. Die Dokumentation der früheren Reichhaltigkeit solcher Gesellschaften als bedeutsame Landschaftselemente und die Kenntnis ihrer Lebensbedingungen sind für den Arten- und Biotopschutz von größter aktueller Bedeutung; ihr bedrohlicher Rückgang ist ein Indiz für gravierende Diversitätsverluste in unseren immer intensiver genutzten, ausgeräumten "Kulturlandschaften" bis in die Hochgebirgsregion. Teil II behandelt überwiegend artenreiche Halbkulturformationen - aber auch natürliche Vegetation - an vielfach extremen Sonderstandorten von hohem Gefährdungsgrad. Die Dokumentation der früheren Reichhaltigkeit solcher Gesellschaften als bedeutsame Landschaftselemente und die Kenntnis ihrer Lebensbedingungen sind für den Arten- und Biotopschutz von größter aktueller Bedeutung; ihr bedrohlicher Rückgang ist ein Indiz für gravierende Diversitätsverluste in unseren immer intensiver genutzten, ausgeräumten "Kulturlandschaften" bis in die Hochgebirgsregion.

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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        Zaagmans comptoir almanach op 't jaer... M.DC.LXXVII. na de nieuwe en oude-stijl. Amsterdam, Gillis Joosten Zaagman, 1677. 4to. With woodcut view of the Amsterdam stock-exchange on title-page, title-page and calendar printed in red and black, 12 woodcuts illustrating each month and 2 small woodcuts. Contemporary marbled wrappers.

      STCN (1 copy); not in Waller; cf. Salman-Verhoeven, in: Quaerendo 23 (1993), pp. 93-114; Vandenhole, p. 155 (ed. for 1673, printed by Zaagman for Pieter Roose at Brugge). Second copy located of an early edition of a popular Amsterdam almanac. In the second half of the 17th century Zaagman held the privilege for the "comptoir" or office almanac, which was very lucrative because it securely held a large market each year. The beautifully designed woodcuts at the head of each month show lovely seasonal views. The present quarto edition was the most serious with a calendar, including the times of the sun and moon, tides, dates of fairs, weather forecasts, monthly prognostications, etc. One quire is added with extra explanations of the almanac and calendar, time tables of post coaches, travel coaches, ships and barges, a table of money values, the opening times of the city gates, etc.Only one other copy is known, located in the national library in The Hague and containing two additional leaves. Our copy is interleaved and although most of these leaves are left blank, some contain interesting manuscript notes relating to bakers applying for a job, corn sent to a mill, work to be done at houses in the country, bills for the care of sick soldiers, etc.Spine tattered, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Sacred Water

      Tucson: Flood Plain Press, 1993. Limited Edition, #32/50, marked "March 1, 1993 version proof copy, 'students proto-type - tag board binding;' " 8vo; photocopy of "Note from Author" laid in; white wraps; vg+ condition (light dust-soiling to wraps; very small spot on rear wrap; faint yellowing to edges of front wrap). Laid into custom made full leather brown box w/illustration from front wrap reproduced on front board in full gilt; vg+ condition (light wear to corners; two very small bumps and a very small smudge on rear board). SIGNED by Silko on copyright page (which is also limitation page).. Signed. Limited Edition. Soft Cover.

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        THE BIRTH OF VENUS

      NY: Kevin Begos Publishing, 1993. First ed. Sommer, Frederick. A portfolio of five dust grain gravures, made from the original negatives. Image size from 9 x 10 inches to 9 1/2 x 11 inches, mounted on archival boards (15 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches). Laid into a cloth clamshell portfolio with paper label and letterpress sheets as follows: title sheet, colophon, quotation from Genesis. Fine as issued. This is the first endeavor into photogravures by Frederick Sommer; collaged from anatomical engravings, they are both eerie and lush. Each print is SIGNED and numbered by the artist and limited to 95 portfolios plus proofs.

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        Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justice Byron White Signed 1993 Inaugural Program.

      1993. Program for the inauguration ceremony of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Signed by both Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justice Byron White. Rehnquist had administered the oath of office to Bill Clinton, and White had administered the oath of office to Al Gore. First Day Cancellation stamp dated January 20, 1993. It measures 6 inches by 8.75 inches. Uncommon signed. At noon, January 20, 1993 the oath of office was administered to William Jefferson Clinton by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The oath was sworn on a King James Bible, which was given to him by his grandmother. Standing beside him were his daughter Chelsea and his wife Hillary, who was holding the Bible opened to Galatians 6:9. Byron White, the Associate Justice, administered the oath to Albert A. Gore Jr. The Oath of Office for the Vice President is not specified in the Constitution, but Gore used the current form of the oath, which is also used by the Senators, Representatives, and other government officers:

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        Art Bakongo les masques troisième volume

      Arts d'Afrique noire 1993 - Un volume In 4 relié sous jaquette en bon état, pp 681-869 (pagination continue) 1993 (légères marques ou traces sur la jaquette, une petite déchirure d'un centimètre à la charnière supérieure du dos de la jaquette). Envoi soigné. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justice Byron White Signed 1993 Inaugural Program.

      1993 - Program for the inauguration ceremony of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Signed by both Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justice Byron White. Rehnquist had administered the oath of office to Bill Clinton, and White had administered the oath of office to Al Gore. First Day Cancellation stamp dated January 20, 1993. It measures 6 inches by 8.75 inches. Uncommon signed. At noon, January 20, 1993 the oath of office was administered to William Jefferson Clinton by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The oath was sworn on a King James Bible, which was given to him by his grandmother. Standing beside him were his daughter Chelsea and his wife Hillary, who was holding the Bible opened to Galatians 6:9. Byron White, the Associate Justice, administered the oath to Albert A. Gore Jr. The Oath of Office for the Vice President is not specified in the Constitution, but Gore used the current form of the oath, which is also used by the Senators, Representatives, and other government officers: [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Constitution of the Republic of Hawaii. Promulgated July 4th, A.D. 1894.[Honolulu, 1894]. 22 x 14.5 cm. Stapled leaves in publisher's original blue/green wrappers, with letterpress title on front. Kept in modern half morocco clamshell box.

      Forbes 4569 (55-page issue); Streeter 3766 (55-page issue); cf. A.F. Lee, The Hawaii state constitution: a reference guide (1993), p. 5. The 56-page issue, plus index, of the first edition of Hawaii's last constitution as a sovereign country, containing 103 numbered articles. When in 1893 Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii was overthrown, she was replaced by a provisional government consisting of members of the American Committee of Safety, striving to achieve annexation of Hawaii to the United States of America. When annexation was not forthcoming they set up a constitutional convention and adopted the present constitution for the Republic of Hawaii. The annexation was finally ratified four years later, the transfer of sovereignty taking place in August 1898. "The present constitution is among the more important pieces of literature pertinent to these times" (Streeter).Forbes notes that page 56 is unnumbered and blank ("[56] blank"), but in this copy it is numbered and contains the last names of the members of the constitutional convention. The present copy includes the 6-page index, often lacking.With a library stamp on front wrapper, the spine of the wrapper reinforced. A very good copy.

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        BOLTANSKI. Les mots à secrets.

      Yvon Lambert Editeur, Paris 1993 - Paris, Yvon Lambert Editeur, 1993, coffet de papier bleu comprenant 19 chemises contenant chacune un texte imprimée sur papier vélin BFK Rives sur laquelle vient se superposer une feuille de calque orné d'un dessin original en couleur, (34,5 x 26 x 3 cm). Edition originale achevée d'imprimer le 30 septembre 1993 sur les presses de l'Atelier du livre de l'Imprimerie national - 3ème volume de la collection « Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs ». Texte de J.C. Lebensztejn accompagné d'une série de dessins originaux de C. Boltanski. Les dessins, selon un code de couleurs, relient des lettres qui forment des mots sur chaques pages. La page 1 reçoit les cinq premiers mots des cinq phrases différentes (de Tadeusz Kantor, Federico Fellini, Jacques Demy, the Talmud and Ingmar Bergman) et ainsi de suite. Tirage limité à 108 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 108, à 20 ex. h.c. num. de I à XX, à 10 ex. pour l'artiste, marqués EA de 1 à 10 (le notre EA 7), à 9 ex. nominatifs, non num., et à 3 ex. de tête non num. Tous les exemplaires sont signés par l'artiste et l'auteur. /// (Consists of 19 sheets containing Lebensztejn's text "Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs," each accompanied by an original line drawing by Boltanski on tracing paper. Each text page is thus overlaid with a drawing; the lines, drawn in 5 color pencils, link letters in the text, with the combinations of letters forming quotations from 5 writers; a letterpress key to the drawings gives the quotations (from Tadeusz Kantor, Federico Fellini, Jacques Demy, the Talmud and Ingmar Bergman) in mirror writing. Each text sheet/drawing pair is enclosed in a green paper folder. A bifolium at beginning contains title and statement of responsibility; a bifolium at end contains the key to the drawings and colophon). Très bon état / Very good condition (envoi en colissimo recommandé sous emballage cartonné) (L'ouvrage est visible à Paris sur rendez-vous). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frederic Dorbes - TOBEART]
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        The Shipping News

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993 First edition, with number line from 10-1 on copyright page. Near fine book in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Downing Street Years

      London: Harper Collins,, 1993. Octavo. Original blue boards, spine lettered gilt, blue and white endbands, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. With 40 photographic plates. An excellent copy in the jacket with negligible creasing to extremities. First edition, first impression. Signed by Margaret Thatcher on the first blank.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Buatier de Kolta: Genius of illusion (Magical pro-files)

      Magical Publications, 1993. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Pasadena, CA: Magical Publications, 1993. Limited edition, no. 361 of 1000 issued. Hardcover. 217 pp. Fine, no jacket, as issued. Bound in navy cloth with gilt stamped title and design on the spine and front board.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        The Banquet

      Tokyo: Magazine House, 1993. First edition. Softcover. A collection of color and black and white close up photographs of food that have Araki's typical style of being both graphic and sensuous at the same time. A near fine copy in wrappers with a small crease to the top rear corner in a near fine dust jacket with a crease to the top rear corner as well. No belly band. (Parr & Badger v1, 307)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

      New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1993. First editions of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth. Each are fine in fine dust jackets. Each volume is signed by Tony Kushner on the title page. Tony Kushner's most famous work, a self-described "gay fantasia" describes an angel crashing to earth to summon a gay man dying from AIDS from his sick bed as a kind of prophet. The story takes place in the mid 1980's, when young gay men were expected to tend to the ill among them, while simultaneously facing their own mortality. "I struggle with the question of whether there is or there isn't anything beyond this material world, and I've never found an answer that feels in any way definitive. I can't leave the question alone either." It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A Gay Fantasia on National Themes," has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Trésore de livres rares et précieux

      Milano: Libreria Malavasi, , 1993. Rilegato pelle (leather binding). Perfetto (Mint). Ristampa anastatica. 8 volumi. 8vo. pp. 590 a volume. Perfetto (Mint). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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