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        Africa (Signed Limited Edition)

      Boston, MA: Bulfinch Press/ Little, Brown and Company, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of only 300 specially bound copies. A collection of images all taken in Africa. A fine copy in a very near fine illustrated cloth slipcase with a small sticker shadow. Signed by Ritts on the limitation page. One of his best books and surprisingly uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1994). First Edition. Hardcover. Lower corners of covers bumped. Near Fine, lacking the folding box. Balthus. Nearly square large folio (22" x 24") bound with a tan goatskin spine and linen boards. Illustrated with three large multicolor woodcuts by Balthus printed on handmade Japanese paper and tipped in. This poem, presented in Spanish, French, and English, is dedicated to the artist. Copy #190 of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist and by the Nobel Laureate author.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Sight and Touch

      (New York): Limited Editions Club, (1994). Folio. 12ff. One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author and Balthus, the illustrator. Text in Spanish, French, and English. Designed by Dan Carr and printed at the Wild Carrot Press in Hadley, Mass., this trilingual edition of Octavio Paz's poem is illustrated with three full-page color woodcuts designed by Balthus, to whom the poem was dedicated. Balthus's paintings, from which the illustrations were cut into wood by Keiji Shinohara of Malden, Mass., measure nearly two feet in length and depict a rural landscape, a female nude, and a still life of vegetables. The poem was originally published in Spanish and English translation by New Directions in 1987 and, as Paz states, is about light, which "is time thinking about itself." The text for this edition was set by Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr at the Golgonooza Letter Foundry in Ashuelot, New Hampshire and printed on handmade Kozo Uwazen paper. Bound in linen boards with a goatskin spine, and housed in a tan cloth-covered clamshell box with a leather label to the front cover. LEC newsletter laid in. A fine New England production by a celebrated poet.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Manuscript Review of Foxfire

      1994. First edition.. A near fine copy in wrappers.. Crowley&#39;s review of Joyce Carol Oates&#39; <i>Foxfire</i> appeared in the 9/13/94 <i>New York Times</i>. Four yellow-lined pages, handwritten and heavily corrected. Folded once to fit into a copy of the uncorrected proof of Oates&#39;s novel, also included. Crowley&#39;s notes on two pages of the proof. With a note from the <i>Times</i> editor to Crowley laid in.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Decisions of the Department of the Interior. Vols. 10-101, lacking 90

      1994. Decisions of the Department of the Interior. United States Department of the Interior. Volumes 10 to 101 (1890-1994), lacking volume 90. Ex-library. Volume 26 disbound, moderate to heavy shelf wear to sixteen volumes. Reprint price USD 4,000. Special USD 695. * Volumes 10-52 are entitled, Decisions of the Department of the Interior and General Land Offices in Cases Relating to the Public Lands (L.D.). Volumes 53-101 are entitled, Decisions of the Department of the Interior (I.D.).

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ]
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        TREATISE ON ARCHITECTURE (Fine Facsimile Edition W/Slip-Case)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>Trattato di architettura di Francesco di GiorgioMartini. Il codice Ashburnham 361 della BibliotecaMedicea Laurenziana di Firenze. Presentazione di LuigiFirpo. Introduzione trascrizione e note di Pietro C. Marani..</p><p> [Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, 282 (Ash. 361) ]Florence, 1994. 26.8 x 39.5 cm, 158, 128, 28, 8 pp. </p><p> The "Treatise of Architecture", probably written at the court ofFederico da Montefeltro in Urbino between 1481 and 1485, isone the the earliest complete studies of architecture of the ItalianRenaissance. It is the only text that has survived fromLeonardo&#39;s personal library and as such it is also anextraordinary unicum; it contains Leonardo&#39;s own marginalnotes and sketches made about 1506. Along its twofoldfeatures-civil and military architecture-this work, reproducedhere in facsimile for the first time, is an organic collection ofnotes and drawings presented thematically. Limited edition withcommentary and critical transcription by Massimo Mussini. Quarter leather and laid paper boards, with deluxe slipcase. </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! .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

      London: Carcanet, 1994 First UK Edition and First Edition in English. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket, with slight even sunning to the spine. Review Copy. Signed by the author on the half title page. A difficult book to find , especially signed and with the review copy slip. The nobel prize winning author&#39;s first book to appear in English.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        Ladybirds: New Naturalist Book 81

      London: Collins 1994 - Near fine and very scarce 1st edition HB in publisher dark green buckram boards with gilt title to spine and no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has no fade and just the tiniest dent near top of spine. This is a superb copy of 367pp. incl. 16 colour plates and over 150 b/w photos and drawings. 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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      Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1994. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 196 pages. The author&#39;s debut collection of short stories and essays. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now very scarce. Published to enormous critical acclaim, it made David Sedaris an overnight cult figure and the book is now rare as a First Edition. He did not achieve breakthrough mainstream status until his fourth collection, "Me Talk Pretty One Day", but with this collection, he earned the grateful admiration of some of the most erudite readers of "humor", a genre that includes such canonical figures as James Thurber and Woody Allen, and yet remains something of a sub-genre for many readers (and collectors) , who consider it "light entertainment". There is a light touch in Sedaris&#39; acerbic, "spot-on", and "laugh-out-loud" pieces about America, but they say so much more about the real America as seen by Sedaris through his completely dysfunctional Greek-immigrant family as well as through his singular perspective as the funniest gay man in America (some would say the funniest man in America) . An important point: Most of the devoted followers of his books, live appearances, and recordings are heterosexual. He now writes almost exclusively for The New Yorker Magazine, and has been criticized by militant gays for making fun of the gay American subculture, sparing no one, especially himself. Life, as always, has come full circle. Sedaris&#39; mainstream success has made him an American cultural phenomenon, making his sexual orientation irrelevant (only he can make it relevant again) . "Sedaris&#39; touch is so assured that the final impression is not comedy but pathos" (Dale Peck) . A brilliant debut, this is a "must-have" title for David Sedaris collectors. <B><i> This copy is very prominently, hilariously, and beautifully signed and inscribed in black pen on the title page by the author: "Women. They&#39;ll suck the fucking paper off a joint, but when old Papa Bear needs a little BJ action...David Sedaris". There is no recipient named. Sedaris is a genuine rarity among superstar-writers: He spends time with every single person who has taken the trouble of going to his reading and waiting patiently in line (which are "circle-around-the-block" long) to get his or her book signed. He writes lengthy, personalized inscriptions to those who want them and has been known to sign into the wee hours of the morning. We do not know of another American writer who sincerely bonds with (rather than keeps his distance from) his readers as Sedaris does. This title is now highly collectible. This is the single most beautiful signed and inscribed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing we have ever found and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> One of the finest living American writers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER DAVID SEDARIS TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0316779407.

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        Lamme. 72 Drawings for a Diary. January 24, 1993. February 28, 1994. Hamburg, St. Gertrude, 1994. 48 Bll. Mit 39 Illustrationen und 2 signierten Farbradierungen . Quer-Fol. Olwd. m. OU.,

      1994 - Mit 2 signierten und datierten Radierungen jeweils zu Lamme, von 1994, 34/100 Ex.; 20,8 x 29,8 cm. . Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        The Crossing

      New York: Knopf, 1994. Uncorrected Proof. Uncorrected Proof. This is a publisher&#39;s early galley proof in 8.5 x 11 inch format. Perfect bound in a clear acetate front cover over the publisher&#39;s announcement letter dated May 1994. The cover sheet lays out key selling points for the book and marketing plans. The second page of the sheet gives background to the book and lists the sales of each of McCarthy&#39;s books in hardcover and paperback format up to that time. His first book, The Orchard Keeper, sold 3,926 copies in hardcover and Blood Meridian, one of his most notable works, sold only 1,883 copies in hardcover. A close to fine copy with a crease to the front cover. Rare in this format. The second book in the Border Trilogy. This was apparently intended for the sales staff. An uncommon edition.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Captain Corelli&#39;s Mandolin

      Secker & Warburg, 1994. First British (and true first) Edition. The fourth novel by the author of THE WAR OF DON EMMANUEL&#39;S NETHER PARTS, the story of a peaceful and remote Greek island which is impacted first by Italian occupation and then German and communist forces during World War II. Winner of the Commonwealth Prize and basis for the film. Together with a postcard postmarked February 1996 with the handwritten message "I meant every word of it" signed by De Bernieres. Fine/Fine. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Sixty Years of Quacking - Limited Edition Print (Signed)

      1994. Print. New. Lithograph print by Carl Barks on Acid-free Paper. SIGNED NUMBERED PRINT. Size: 7" x 9" (178mm x 229mm). "Hi, I&#39;m Donald Duck!" is quite special for a number of reasons. If one were to overlook a faint shakiness from the hand of the Old Duck Man, this image could be blown up to a vertical, twenty-four sheet billboard and the whole world would salute as they passed by, chanting in unison, "This is the definitive Donald Duck! May he live to be six thousand years old!" When it was duplicated into a fine art bone china porcelain by the masters at Connoisseur of Malvern, an English ceramics studio, the sculptor had to return to his modelling several times just to get the stance and "bone structure" of the duck right: a deceptively difficult task. Any artist who has tried to draw the duck runs into the same problems. Donald Duck may be anthropomorphic -- talking and acting like a human being -- but, nonetheless, he&#39;s a duck&#133; walks like one, originally talked like one (in animation), is built like one and stands like a duck! Just study the figure closely: notice how the head and neck connect -- not like a man -- and how the legs come out of his feathered torso -- not like a man! Carl Barks&#39; 1950s model sheet of how to draw the duck is the best ever done and is still copied today. "Hi, I&#39;m Donald Duck!" is in The Fine Art of Walt Disney&#39;s Donald Duck, reproduced as Colour Plate #88, Carl Barks&#39; tenth painting of 1975, chronological #101. It was one of only two minis done slightly smaller than 10"x 8" -- painted to make them more affordable to collectors commissioning his work. (Barks carefully calculated time spent doing an oil painting by measuring his work by the square inch. This oil was originally sold -- amazingly, in retrospect -- by the Old Duck Man in 1975 for a mere $150. Today, it&#39;s worth at least $25,000 - $30,000!) Chronology: The painting was published on the title page of the Gladstone comic book, Walt Disney&#39;s Comics and Stories #625 (June 1998); plus five Barks pencil concepts for the bone china figurine were reproduced on the Table of Contents page, the figurine itself appearing on the back cover. "Hi, I&#39;m Donald Duck!" was printed by the Black Box of Chicago, image size 8 7/8"x 6 5/8" on 12 1/4"x9 1/2" Opalesque Keramique, a paper constructed of 100% cotton fibre for strength and longevity, guaranteed not to fade under normal and stable storage conditions for hundreds of years. Limited and signed from an edition of 595.

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        Les vies de Lee Miller

      Arl? Arléa, 1994. in4 Broché livre de bibliothèque

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      (TALAMON, BRUCE W.) (MARLEY, BOB). Talamon, Bruce W. & Roger Steffens. Foreword by Timothy White. Afterword By Marcia Battle. BOB MARLEY: SPIRIT DANCER - SIGNED, SLIPCASED EDITION WITH A SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH. Signed and Numbered with a Print. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1994. First Edition 1/99 Deluxe. 4to. Cloth in Slipcase. Photography Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 128pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. "Bob Marley was the proudest-walking black man I had ever seen. He didn&#39;t walk, he would stride. I would observe his presence and humanity... relating to a sensibility that acknowledged his mission. Like the old folks say, he did not tarry. He had a purpose. Like no one I have ever seen before or since". This is from Bruce W. Talamon&#39;s preface to "Bob Marley: Spirit Dancer" - perhaps the great photographic study of the late, great music legend. Limited to ninety-nine copies only, this deluxe edition is bound in black linen with a black linen slipcase and contains a beautiful 10 x 8" black and white portrait of Bob Marley signed by Bruce Talamon laid in. A pristine copy SIGNED AND NUMBERED by the photographer at the colophon, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-393-03686-3 Inventory Number: 013889&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Thirty-Four Marbled Papers

      Hancock, ME, 1994. Quarto. (4), (34)ff. One of seven copies, signed by Gray Parrot. The second book of marbled paper examples created by Parrot, with 34 tipped-in samples of marbled papers made over the course of six years, including one large fold-out page. According to the preface in Some Marbled Papers, Parrot first became fascinated with bindings and marbled paper while working at Harvard&#146;s Houghton Library as an undergraduate. He is now one of the foremost practitioners of this art form. Title page and colophon handsomely printed in gold and silver ink. Hand-bound by Parrot in green marbled paper, backed in matching green morocco, and gilt-stamped on the spine. Housed in raw silk folding case, which shows just light fading to the spine. T.e.g.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        William Golding. A Bibliography. 1934 &#150; 1993

      London: Andre Deutsch,, 1994. Foreword by William Golding. Octavo. Original blue quarter morocco, titles to spine and upper board gilt, grey cloth sides, all edges gilt. Housed in the publisher&#39;s blue cloth slipcase. With the errata slip. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. One of 26 lettered copies, signed by Golding on the limitation leaf and reserved for the authors and publisher, out of a limited edition of 1026 copies of which the remainder were numbered and available for sale.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Crossing

      New York: Alfred A Knopf [0-394-57475-3] 1994, 1st limited edition. () 425pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Octavo. Photographically illustrated dust jacket over quarter cloth and paper boards with gilt titles to spine and initials to front board. Boards unbumped and free of shelfwear. Minor and very occasional discolouration to white of unclipped jacket. Top edge of text block died red; foredge uncut. Limited to 1000 copies "especially prepared for friends of the author." Signed by McCarthy on the limitation page. The signed, limited first edition of the second volume in McCarthy&#39;s celebrated Border Trilogy. A crisp, clean and attractive copy..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank

      Taurus Enterprises, 1994. * * INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE END PAPER * * Hard cover bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering, illustrated with b/w photos, 576 pages. Stated 1st edition. Additions and corrections page laid-in. Binding is clean and very lightly worn, front free end paper and title page have two holes left from having the correction page staple to them. Text is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has wear along the edges with small chips and short tears at tips of corners and ends of spine, 1.5 inch tear top front near spine, a little discolored and lightly soiled. Dust jacket is now protected in clear archival cover. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good -/Good.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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        Cyclops (Signed First Edition)

      Boston, MA: Bullfinch Press - Little, Brown & Company, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. This remains one of the best monographs on Watson. Beautifully printed by Callaway Editions with 246 quadratone plates A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Boldly signed by Watson on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Del Amor y Otros Demonios

      Colombia: Grupo Editorial Norma, 1994. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. As new/near fine. Signed by the Nobel laureate on the title page. Pale grey paper-covered boards with dark blue lettering on front cover and spine. Light bumping to lower edge. 2mm tear to top of spine. 4mm chip to top of DJ spine. DJ protected by archival cover. From a smoke-free environment

      [Bookseller: BeeBee]
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        Histoire Architecturale D'Orleans, Anciens monuments religieux, civils et militaires, les plus remarquables de cette ville et quelques maisons particulieres de l'epoque de la Renaissance

      Res Comedit, Paris 1994 - Dj a wee bit rubbed at edges, else NF, now protected in clear cover. ; Sixty-four fine b&w lithographed ils.; text in French; "reprise de l'édition restaurée de 1849, # d'édition: 25, # dans la collection: 1455; black cloth bind.; MONOGRAPHS DES VILLES ET VILLAGES DE FRANCE SERIES. ; MONOGRAPHS DES VILLES ET VILLAGES DE FRANCE SERIES Series; Folio; 1994 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyde Brothers, Booksellers]
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      (Mission, British Columbia): Barbarian Press, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in drop-back box, as issued, of this important book. Quarto 7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in full black leather with patterned endpapers and contained in a black morocco-backed drop-back box with the sides covered by the same patterned paper. Of a total edition of 430 copies, this is one of only 50 lettered copies of this magnificent production with each of the 121 wood engravings, each by a different artist, printed from the block. SIGNED by the publishers, Crispin and Jan Elsted, on a page bound before the colophon page, this smaller limitation also includes a numbered and SIGNED tipped-in frontispiece engraving by Rosemary Kilbourn. The 121 contemporary Canadian and American artists represented include the little known as well as giants such as Leonard Baskin, John DePol, Michael McCurdy, and Barry Moser. A beautiful book and a great reference work.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History treating both standard and rare materials, their sources and geography, as used in classic, contemporary, and artistic trout and salmon flies, displayed in photographs, and in the paintings and engravings of history&#39;s greatest ornithological and zoological illustrators. Volume I - Birds & Volume II Birds and Mammals

      Millis, Mass.: The Complete Sportsman, 1994 & 1997. First Edition. Limited edition Number 157 of 250 copies printed on 157 gsm Glossy Art paper and hand bound, signed by Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. 2 vols., Folio. Abundantly illustrated with photographs and drawings. xviii, 286; xxiv, 347 pp. Printed in Hong Kong by Norman Graphic Printing Co., Ltd. Quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine in slipcase

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher. n.d. (1994). 4to., cloth. 504; 256; (ii),257-500; 344; (iv),345-680; 372,(2),10 pages.. 3 volumes in six. Reprint of the very scarce and expensive first edition. Besterman 3017. This monumental work covers the illustrated book in Venice over the period 1469 to 1525 and contains descriptions of 500 books. Filled with illustrations throughout.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Scold&#39;s Bridle (Signed, Lettered Edition)

      Bristol: England: Scorpion Press, 1994. Limited edition.. Hardcover.. A fine copy.. Quarter-Goatskin One of only 15 lettered de luxe copies produced for private distribution and SIGNED by both Walters and Andrew Taylor, this being letter "K". CWA Gold Dagger Award Winner for Best Novel. ~Very fine in maroon goatskin with five raised bands, with mauve, green, and white marbled paper sides, green top edge and green end papers. Laid in is a note on Scorpion Press letterhead describing the De Luxe Specifications, which reads: "The de luxe presentation copies are produced in small numbers as they are intended primarily for the use of the author, contributor, editor, publisher and others associated with the authors work. These books are given a letter rather than a number and are especially handsome, bound in goatskin rather than bonded leather with five raised bands. The spine blocking is horizontal because of the raised bands. In addition these books contain the signature of the contributor&#133;." ~With an appreciation by Andrew Taylor. A fine, unread copy.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History treating both standard and rare materials, their sources and geography, as used in classic, contemporary, and artistic trout and salmon flies, displayed in photographs, and in the paintings and engravings of history's greatest ornithological and zoological illustrators. Volume I - Birds & Volume II Birds and Mammals

      Millis Mass.: The Complete Sportsman 1994 & 1997 Millis, Mass.: The Complete Sportsman, 1994 & 1997. First Edition. Limited edition Number 157 of 250 copies printed on 157 gsm Glossy Art paper and hand bound, signed by Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. 2 vols., Folio. Abundantly illustrated with photographs and drawings. xviii, 286; xxiv, 347 pp. Printed in Hong Kong by Norman Graphic Printing Co., Ltd. Quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine in slipcase

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        A Plague on Your House. A Eulogy & Necrological Etchings of the Frog

      (Florence, MA): Double Elephant Press, 1994. Square octavo. (xiv)pp., + 28ff. plates. One of 60 numbered copies of this, the first book produced by the Double Elephant Press. The text, about the decline of frog populations around the world, gives a humorous spin to this serious topic. Kuch writes, "More for its restraint than for flamboyance is the frog renowned. It out Buddhas Buddha with its stoic reserve, its patient anticipation, with its leap of faith, its enlightened vacuum." Yet, "naked & vulnerable, the frog is too sweet, too trusting--victim of its own lack of protection" and is dying. The text is accompanied by twenty-eight etchings by Kuch showing frogs in various poses, including a couple dancing and one frog standing with its arms crossed. The etchings were printed either with variously colored inks or on colored paper, except for a double fold-out etching that is printed in black. The whole was printed by Arthur Larson in Hadley, Massachusetts on paper handmade by the Velke Losiny Mill in the Czech Republic. Bound by the Three Bear Trap Bindery of Northampton, Mass. in marbled paper-covered boards, with red leather French corners and spine label, and housed in a raw silk-covered slipcase lined in suede. A very fine copy of a rare New England press book.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Das Selbstbestimmungsrecht Minderjähriger bei medizinischen Eingriffen. Eine rechtsvergleichende Studie zum amerikanischen, englischen, französischen und deutschen Recht

      Luchterhand, Neuwied 1994 - UNBENUTZTES Buch aus Lagerauflösung, neuwertig. 203 S. Paperback (Schriftenreihe Familie und Recht; 6)

      [Bookseller: Alzheimer Bücherwald]
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        Del Amor Y Otros Demonios

      Barcelona: Grupo Editorial Norma, 1994 Near Fine in a Near Fine dj with head and tail of spine bumped. Signed "Gabriel" directly onto the title page. Scarce signed.. Signed by Author. First Edition/First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Liber Mirabilis]
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        La Mort chez les anciens Scandinaves

      Les Belles lettres, 1994. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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      Dayton, Ohio: Morningside, 1994. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/no dust jacket. Octavo. John B. Bachelor was an amateur historian from New England before he heard about fighting in Gettysburg and traveled to record what he saw. For the next thirty one years, he would devote his life to chronicling this important battle, as well as accumulate invaluable correspondence with soldiers and generals who fought there. This is a clean unmarked set, As New; no markings of any kind. Three (3) Volumes, Complete: January 5, 1863 to July 27, 1880 (Vol. I) / September 6, 1880 to April 12, 1886 (Vol. II) / April 12, 1886 to December 22, 1894 (Vol. III). Near Fine binding / no dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        1994 International Festival of Authors Promotional Poster

      1994. Promotional poster for the annual Toronto literary festival, which each year since 1980 brought together the best writers of contemporary world literature. The poster was designed by a leading artist of the day and is one of only a handful of copies signed by all or most of the year&#39;s participants. From the collection of the promoter of the festival himself, Greg Gatenby. Designed and signed by Michael Wilcox. Approximately 86 signatures. Signed by: Malcolm Bradbury, Jayne Anne Phillips, Aidan Higgins, Julian Barnes, Adrienne Rich, Alison Lurie, W.P. Kinsella, Derek Walcott, John Crowley, E.L. Doctorow, Mordecai Richler, D.M. Thomas, Deborah Baker, Ursula K. LeGuin, Elspeth Cameron, Joan Hedrick, Paul Quarrington, Brian Moore, Judith Skelton Grant, Benny Anderson, Michael Shelden, Richard Perceval Graves, Jonathan Keates, Diane Schoemperlen, Joan Mellen, Martin Seymour-Smith, and others. Small lower corner crease. 17" x 23". .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        GRAPEVINE. Photographs

      Cornerhouse Publications. Manchester. 1994. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (12.8 x 11.2 inches). Inscribed by Lipper and with a hand written letter mentioning this book and a future American edition. The inscription, on the illustrated half title page reads " Susan Lipper 4/25/1994. To Richard, Thank You for everything ! Susan". The letter, written in black ink on both sides of an A4 sheet, is addressed "Dear Richard" and accompanies this copy while asking if he would like another. She mentions that it has been selling well in England and that there is a planned American edition due later in the year, and about her Manchester publisher resigning. She also thanks him for his "advice at tuesday morning classes, in the planning stages and also with the proofs". Lipper&#39;s address has been cut from the top right hand corner. A fine copy of the book in the original white cloth binding with blind stamped lettering to the front board and the title stamped in black to the spine. In a very near fine dustwrapper with just a hint of rubbing to some edges. Overall a lovely copy of this important work, the first monograph by Lipper. The 55 mono images are followed by text pages of a conversations between Lipper and three residents of Grapevine, West Virginia.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Bois Saga + Signed Letter

      Published by Oyster Press, 74 Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, Whitstable, Kent First Edition 1994. Whitstable 1994. First and only edition hard back publisher&#39;s original navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine and the upper panel. 8vo 8½&#39;&#39; x 6&#39;&#39;. ISBN 1899177000. 99 printed pages of text with splendid colour illustrations by the author throughout. A fantasy printed and distributed by a small publisher in Peter&#39;s home town of Whitstable in Kent. No. 401 of 500 Limited Edition copies. Peter Cushing&#39;s devoted secretary for 34 years, Mrs Joyce Broughton, had a very intelligent daughter who suffered from dyslexia. Joyce showed her the original manuscript of the book, and to their mutual joy, she was able to read and enjoy it. Joyce then began urging Cushing to publish it, having reached over 80, his resistance finally succumbed. The intention was to sign all 500 copies, due to his failing health he managed to sign very few copies and passed away shortly after the book was published. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not priced. Loosely inserted SIGNED typed letter by the author &#39;Dear Pat, Penny and Tom, This is the only way I can hope to say thank you for your wishes upon my entering the octogenarian stakes! The amount of mail I received around May 26th must&#39;ve gladdened the hearts of those who watch the G.P.O.&#39; profits, almost as much as mine gladdened by such kind thoughts. If I attempted to deal with each one individually, I&#39;d still be at it by the time I&#39;d have to repeat process because I&#39;m 81! So thank you, thank you, may God&#39;s blessing be with you always SIGNED with black fountain &#39;and for the lasting corrections! Peter Cushing vii. 93&#39;. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1899177000

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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      [Los Angeles: Rhino Records / Word Beat, 1994].. Four CDs, in cases, accompanied by 62pp. booklet, pictorial stiff wrappers, illustrated. The whole enclosed in publisher&#39;s pictorial board clamshell box. Box a bit shelfworn at corners, otherwise very good or better. Inscribed presentation copy from Ginsberg, inscribed inside the upper lid of the box: "For Lucien Carr 9/28/94 Allen Ginsberg Washington D.C.," accompanied by a large ink drawing covering the blank areas of the lid. Within the booklet of text, he has inscribed and signed it again to Carr "...hopefully the poem&#39;s last longer than the metallic C-D&#39;s ...." A very good association copy: Ginsberg met Carr at Columbia University in 1943, and through Carr met Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady and William Burroughs. In the NYT Obituary for Carr (30 January 2005), Ginsberg&#39;s earlier comment about Carr&#39;s role in the circle of friendships that gave birth to the literary arm of the Beat Generation was quoted: "Lou was the glue." Carr went to work for United Press International in 1946 and was promoted to night news editor in 1956, coincident with the preparations for press of the first public edition of HOWL. Carr was included, with Kerouac, Burroughs and Cassady, in the printed dedication, and when he received his copy, wrote Ginsberg expressing "one small gripe" about his inclusion there, and requesting, out of deference to his privacy, that Ginsberg avoid such mention in future books. At Ginsberg&#39;s expense, Carr&#39;s name was deleted from the dedication page of the second impression (then already printed), and from subsequent printings. Nonetheless, in 1982, Ginsberg dedicated PLUTONIAN ODE to Carr, "... for friendship all these years...."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        A Hundred Summers, A Hundered Winters

      Amsterdam: De Verbeelding, 1994 / 2011. The book is lightly worn and has some notations in Van Manen&#39;s hand, the proof sheet is lightly faded (and included in this project for that very reason), and the box shows a few small dents.. Unique object with four parts: A SIGNED first edition copy of A Hundred Summers, A Hundred Winters from Van Manen&#39;s archive, a large sheet of press proofs from the book which has hung over the artist&#39;s desk since publication, a handwritten text sheet explaining the above, and a custom original box, created by Van Manen for this project, which is elegantly housing these parts.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994 First thus, first prnt. Signed by Heller on the red front free endpage. Preface by Heller for this edition. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Sometimes identified as an anniversary edition, the 1994 trade and limited editions of Catch-22 were issued by Simon & Schuster to coincide with the publication of Closing Time, a "successor volume" as Heller called it, in which Yossarian is more than forty years older. Signed by Author. First Thus. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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      "Seattle, WA". 1994. TAB94.4. "Brooks&#39; received an art education in Canada at the Vancouver School of Art (Vancouver, BC), the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design (Halifax, NS) and the Shepy International School of Art (Edmonton, AL). Portraiture and seascape have been enduring interests in his work. Recently he is exploring sexual identities by blurring gender and incorporating mythic imagery." .

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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      San Diego: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1994. Original hand-pulled silkscreen portait of Gore Vidal, printed by photographer Stathis Orphanos and artist Gyula Visney (former soccer great Juli Veee) in an edition of 26 lettered copies, signed by both artists. The image size is 14x13 inches. Gore Vidal posed for photographer Stathis Orphanos for this innovative, collaborative art work. All copies of the lettered edition have been sold. The print offered here is a scarce Artist Proof, signed by Stathis Orphanos, Gyula Visnyei, and Gore Vidal. Mint. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft. Mint/Issued without a dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: SYLVESTER & ORPHANOS]
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      San Diego: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1994. Original hand-pulled silkscreen portait of John Updike, printed by photographer Stathis Orphanos and artist Gyula Visney (former soccer great Juli Veee) in an edition of 26 lettered copies, signed by both artists. The image size is 13x16 inches. John Updike posed for literary photographer Stathis Orphanos for this innovative, collaborative art work. All copies of the lettered edition have been sold. The print offered here is a scarce Artist Proof, signed by Stathis Orphanos & Gyula Visnyei. Mint. Signed. First Edition. Soft. Mint/Issued without a dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: SYLVESTER & ORPHANOS]
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        Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1994. 25th Anniversary edition / First printing with a new introduction by the author. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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        Slaughterhouse-Five: Or The Children&#39;s Crusade, A Duty Dance With Death. (25th Anniversary edition.)

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1994. First edition thus. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition thus. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Light wear at the extremities. The first edition of the 25th anniversary edition of Vonnegut&#39;s classic novel about the firebombing of Dresden during World War II. Signed by Vonnegut on the front endpaper. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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      Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1994 Number 65 of 200 copies signed by Auster on special limitation page in the rear. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.. Signed. First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Matrix 14. Winter 1994

      [Lower Marston Farm, Risbury, Herefordshire: The Whittington Press, 1994] This volume of Matrix contains, amongst other articles, Roderick Cave's "One Day in Alpignano: A Visit to Alberto Tallone Editore'; Ruari McLean's "Stanley Morison's Handwriting"; William S. Peterson's "Sydney Cockerell and the Kelmscott Press"; and J.G. Lubbock's "Techniques and Themes. The text volume in full oasis leather over marbled boards, gilt spine. In fine condition, with printing ephemera in the rear pocket. A fine copy. Deluxe edition, limited to 95 copies. Two volumes, quarto. . Illustrated with photographs, plates and printing specimens. [with:] Craig, Edward. Four Wood-Engravings for Virgil's Georgics engraved by Edward Craig for George W. Jones. [Lower Marston Fram, Risbury:] Matrix, 1994. Quarto. [14] pp. With four woodcuts. Boards, fine condition. The two volumes housed together in cloth and board publisher's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Long Walk To Freedom

      London: Little Brown, 1994.. First British edition. Octavo. Signed and dated by the author in the year of publication, "Compliments and best wishes Nelson Mandela 12.3.94." Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Bread of Days, Eleven Mexican Poets

      Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1994. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine Slipcase. Hard Cover. P of 24 copies. Signed by Paz, Weinberger, and Chagoya. The edition consists of 140 copies of which 85 in the regular edition include bound suite of prints, 24 copies include an extra unbound print, 12 copies include a full set of unbound prints, and the remaining 20 copies were reserved for the press and artist. This is one of the 24 lettered copies issued with the bound suite of prints and the extra unbound print signed by the artist. & This livre-d&#39;artist was inspired by "An Anthology of Mexican Poetry" printed by the University of Indiana Press in 1958, which included a selection of poetry from the sixteenth to early twentieth centuries. This fine press edition features twelve poems and includes the Spanish text along with Beckett&#39;s English translations and the artwork of contemporary Mexican artist, Enrique Chagoya. Octavio Paz chose the poems to be included in the Indiana Press publication; and for this edition he has written notes on each of the poets and an afterword, in which he reflects on compiling the anthology and working with the translator Beckett. (Apparently, creating the Indiana Press Anthology was a difficult project for Beckett as he neither read nor spoke Spanish and had to rely heavily on help from Spanish-speaking friends.) Eliot Weinberger, Octavio Paz&#39;;s translator and also a essayist and critic, provides an introduction in which he critically comments on Beckett&#39;;s translation and traces the history of the Indiana Press Anthology. The artist Chagoya chose the twelve poems printed in this edition and illustrated them with twelve full page color etchings. "The etchings incorporate visual material from throughout Mexico&#39;;s long history. As is characteristic of his artwork, Chagoya has juxtaposed contemporary themes with classical and indigenous forms, adding yet another dimension to the book&#39;;s literary content" (prospectus).& Bound in illustrated paper covered boards with linen spine. The text was letterpress printed in Bembo type on Zerkall Halbmatt and Twinrocker Chapin paper by Aaron Johnson. The etchings were printed by Jesus Romero and Curtis Patience on Lana Royal. The binding structure was designed by Julie Chen and bound by Renee Menge. Accompanied by the prospectus, order form, postcard from press, and promotional letter. 144 pages. PRI/061113.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

      Boston: Little Brown, 1994.. First American edition of this classic autobiography that has went on to sell more than six million copies worldwide. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela on the title page. Signed in New York City upon Nelson Mandela&#39;s receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket without wear.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Andy Warhol Museum

      Pittsburgh / New York / Stuttgart: Andy Warhol Museum, D.A.P., Hatje Cantz, 1994. Fine in photo-illustrated laminated boards with inset CD as issued.. First Edition. Quarto. Hardcover catalogue celebrating the opening of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. From Richard Prince&#39;s library, with his 2013 intervention, consisting of 4 DVD stickers pasted to the front cover (one of which is SIGNED by Prince and dated 2013), and a fifth applied to the protective acetate jacket covering the book. Although it is easy to grasp the intellectual continuum between Warhol and Prince, there are few extant objects making this connection as directly as this Prince appropriation.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Shadows Over Innsmouth ---with Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth ---2 Signed, Limited Edition in Slipcases ( Stories in Homage to H P Lovecraft and the Shadow Over Innsmouth )

      Minneapolis, MN.: Fedogan & Bremer / F&B, 1994 / 2005, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1 of 100 Copies ----------2 volumes, hardcover, both are Very Fine unread copies in Very Fine dustjackets, both housed in Near Fine slipcases with just the barest hint of rubbing, --- Shadows over Innsmouth has marble endpapers, signed by all contributors including the artists, not signed by Lovecraft (of course! ---please check my listings for signed H P Lovecraft items including a signed manuscript!! from 1920), ---Shadows over Innsmouth is the Holy Grail for Fedogan & Bremer collectors, this was out of print before publication and rarely comes onto the secondary market, limited to 100 copies ---contents include:Spawn of the Deep Ones by Stephen Jones; The Shadow Over Innsmouth by HPL; Beyond the Reef by Basil Copper; The Big Fish by Jack Yeovil (aka Kim Newman ); Return to Innsmouth by Guy N Smith; The Crossing by Adrian Cole; Down to the Boots by D F Lewis; The Church in High Street by Ramsey Campbell; Innsmouth Gold by David Sutton; Daoine Domain by Peter Tremayne; A Quarter to Three by Kim Newman; The Tomb of Priscus by Brian Mooney; The Innsmouth heritage by Brian Stableford; The Homecoming by Nicholas Royle; Deepnet by David Langford; To See the Sea by Michael Marshall Smith; Dagon&#39;s Bell by Brian Lumley; Only the End of the World Again by Neil Gaiman; Afterword and Contributor&#39;s Notes, ----the second volume is Weird Shadows over Innsmouth ( ISBN is 1878252437 ) and is the perfect companion volume to Shadows over Innsmouth, Weird Shadows is from 2005 and like its predecessor is limited to 100 signed and numbered copies, I have seen wonderful endpapers in books before but the endpapers in this volume are absolutely stunning ---absolutely luxurious, cover art is by Bob Eggleton and the book is illustrated by Randy Broecker, Les Edwards, Bob Eggleton and Allan Servoss and signed by them as well, contents include: Introduction by Stephen Jones; A Discarded Draft of The Shadow Over Innsmouth by H P Lovecraft; The Quest for Y&#39;ha-nthlei by John Glasby; Brackish Waters by Richard A Lupoff; Voices in the Water by Basil Copper; Another Fish Story by Kim Newman; Take Me to the River by Paul McAuley; The Coming by Hugh B Cave; Eggs by Steve Rasnic Tem; From Cabinet 34, Drawer 6 by Caitlin R Kiernan; Raised by the Moon by Ramsey Campbell; Fair Exchange by Michael Marshall Smith; The Taint by Brian Lumley; Afterwords: Contributor&#39;s Notes, ---signed by all contributors except Hugh B Cave (and HPL of coursewho had exited this mortal coil well before publication), this copy has a Hugh B Cave signature laid in (on a plain sheet of white paper with a Lee Brown Coye illustration ( not a drawing ---an illustration ), a beautiful pair of books, rare in the 100 copy limitations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Fine/Very Fine. Illus. by Illustrated By Dave Carson, Martin McKenna, Jim Pitts.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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