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        Divan e Shams.

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company, New York 1996 - Artist's book, signed, limited edition, one of 50 copies, all on hand-made papers by Dieu Donne and BFK Rives, signed by the translator / calligrapher, Zahra Partovi and each of the 15 artists. Page size: 12-1/2 inches x 14 inches; 112pp; 4 of which are double folds, title page of incredible beauty and delicacy printed in black, light gray, and title in gold gilt, verso of half-title page printed in palladium and black, many pages of verse printed in two colors, the second color varying each time. Index of first lines page plus colophon signed by Zahra Partovi in Persian. Bound by Craig Jensen at BookLab in ivory linen in Coptic style binding with brown and gray endpapers that are etchings of various leaves, and housed in silver silk over boards custom-made clamshell box, title in palladium on spine, engraved ornament on front panel of box, fine. Translated by Zahra Partovi and interpreted by Joan Busing, Sandy Gellis, Elizabeth Harington, Bernard Kirschenbaum, T. Kurahara, James Nares, Dorthea Rockburne, Betye Saar, Annette Senneby, Michelle Stuart, Peter Thomson, Judith Turner, Marjorie Van Dyke, Joan Vennum, and Susan Weil. Etchings editioned by Vincent FitzGerald and Marjorie Van Dyke at The Printmaking Workshop. Lothar Osterburg at Lothar Osterburg Photogravure, and Lynn Rogan at Lynn Rogan Associates. Lithograph by Judith Solodkin at Solo Impression. Silkscreen by Colorgirls. Sculpture editioning by John Depp, Inc. Letterpress by Daniel Keleher of Wild Carrot Letterpress on Rives BFK paper. Zahra Partovi's beautiful Persian calligraphy is reproduced by offset. The glass sculpture by Senneby, editioned by John Depp, Inc., is embedded in the case. This extremely beautiful book contains original graphic works and one sculpture (glass laid in to back of custom-made clamshell box) by 15 artists, some mounted, some on multiple or folded leaves, some on colored or translucent paper; most signed in pencil by the respective artist.Vincent FitzGerald and Zahra Partovi have now collaborated on nine books presenting the writings of the 13th century Persian poet, jurist, theologian and teacher of Sufism, Jalaluddin Mohammad Rumi. One of the central figures of Islamic culture, Rumi (1207-1273) only recently began to emerge as a poet of significance to Westerners. Zahra Partovi, the translator, who has taught the poetry of Rumi at The New School for Social Research, is widely acknowledged as one of the leading interpreters of his work for English-speaking readers. Working in the tradition of the great French publishers of the livre de peintre, such as Ambroise Vollard, Henri Kahnweiler, Teriade, and Iliazd, FitzGerald has brought the 20th century art form into the 21st century. With this assemblage of artists and crafts people, he has presented to the viewing / reading public some of the most important texts of our time in elegant and beautiful books. DIVAN-E-SHAMS is certainly at the top of this list. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Los Veintiún Libros de los Ingenios y Máquinas de Juanelo Turriano / Los Veintiun Libros de los Ingenios y Maquinas de Juanelo Turriano

      - Ingeniería hidráulica. Construcciones. Canales, riegos, drenajes. Siglo XVI. (626/627(02)"15") Manuscritos. Biblioteca Nacional (España) .07 (091 Biblioteca Nacional (España) .07) Literatura catalana. Novela y cuento. Cuentos. Leyendas. Sagas. Cuentos de hadas. Siglo XX. (821.134.1-34"19") Doce Calles. Madrid. 1996. 31 cm. 7 v. il. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial. Lastanosa, Pedro Juan de m. 1576. With prologue by Pedro Laín Entralgo and introduction by José Antonio García-Diego ; transcription, Rosa García Calvo. Incluye reprod. facs. del manuscrito 3372-3376 conservado en la Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid (5 v.). Traducción de: Los veintiún libros de los ingenios y de las máquinas. Biblioteca Nacional de España. Facsímiles. Ingeniería mecánica. Obras anteriores a 1800. Biblioteca Nacional de España . Depósito legal: M 44460-1996 CN8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cold - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1996 - A stunning First Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, one of the scarcest Gardner James Bond titles, especially in this condition. Signed copies are becoming rather rare, this copy is signed by author John Gardner directly on the title page; Cold (in the United States, the book was retitled Cold Fall), is the sixteenth and final novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. It is split into 2 books, Book One called Cold Front and Book Two called Cold Conspiracy. The enemy of the story is provided by a terrorist army called COLD, for Children Of the Last Days First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        CONFEDERATE MILITARY MANUSCRIPTS: A MASSIVE COLLECTION OF THE MANUSCRIPT HOLDINGS OF THE VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

      University Publications of America, Lanham, Maryland 1996 - On offer is a rare Virginia Historical Society and Louisiana State University microfilm collection of CONFEDERATE MILITARY MANUSCRIPTS. Extraordinary, rare opportunity to acquire this priceless research archive on Confederate military history, containing images of the extremely important manuscripts from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society and Louisiana State University. The collection contains papers of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart, Hunter H. McGuire, P. G. T. Beauregard, William N. R. Beall, James R. Chalmers, Dabney H. Maury, Leonidas Polk, John H. Chamberlayne, Ambrose P. Hill, Jubal A. Early, John W. Daniel, David G. McIntosh, Raphael Semmes and many, many others. CONFEDERATE MILITARY MANUSCRIPTS includes Series A, Holdings of the Virginia Historical Society, Joseph T. Glatthaar, ed., 42 microfilm reels comprising thousands of documents, University Publications of America, Lanham, Maryland, 1996. Together with, CONFEDERATE MILITARY MANUSCRIPTS, Series B, Holdings of Louisiana State University, 22 reels comprising thousands of documents, Joseph T. Glaathaar, ed., University Publications of America, Lanham, Maryland, 1996. Please email for a link to detailed listing information of the voluminous contents. Both series are in near mint condition, boxed. This is an extremely important collection that is of pre-eminent importance with the added benefit of the media; microfilm though an 'older' media is still the media of choice by researchers for its durability, accuracy and clarity for research. This will require extra shipping charges. The original retail for this set was over $12,500.

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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        ANDRE DERAIN : Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint. ----------- Tome 3 : 1935 - 1954

      Schmit - Paris 1996. 1 Volume/1. -- TOME 3 seul -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile ocre sous jaquette. Tranche de tête dorée. Format grand in-4°( 32 x 30,2 cm )( 2600 gr ).------- XXIII-257 pages 1014 Tableaux reproduits et répertoriés ( + 117 dans le supplément ) et 16 reproductions en couleurs . --------- Limité à 1000 ex numérotés. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        Fight Club

      W W Norton & Co Inc, New York 1996 - Uncorrected Proof Copy. His first novel, filmed and now a cult classic. Tiny bumps at spine tips, else a Fine copy. SCARCE, the Proofs are much scarcer than the 1st trade hardcover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        TO HELL AND BACK: COMBAT CLASSICS OF WORLD WAR II [6 Full Leather Volumes]

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1996 - Fine, Leather Bound, 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. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PERSUASION; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY Collected Works of Jane Austen, 6-Vol. Set:

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1996 - Fine, Leather Bound, 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. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LaChapelle Land: Photographs by David LaChapelle (First Edition)

      Simon & Schuster / Callaway Editions, Inc., New York 1996 - First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued, contained in a photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered box. Photographs and text by David LaChapelle. Includes a list of plates and an additional 4-page illustrated "LaChapelle Land Map" insert with black and white thumbnail reproductions of the page layouts and plate captions. Book designed by Toshiya Masuda, box designed by Tadanori Yokoo. 152 pp., with 131 four-color full-bleed plates (including numerous two-page spreads) and additional color and black and white illustrations, beautifully printed on fine glossy paper (from separations by Richard Benson) by Palace Press International under the supervision of True Sims and Raoul Goff. Book 14-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches; box 14-5/8 x 11-9/16 inches. This first edition was issued as numbered copies stamped on the underside of the box (this being number 14134). CONDITION: As New. A beautiful Mint copy in a Mint box. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. (New York: PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001).] From the publisher: "The acclaimed Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century recognizes David LaChapelle's 1996 LaChapelle Land as its 101st book. And rightly so. The marriage of LaChapelle's vivid, high-octane images with graphic artist Tadanori Yokoo's supersaturated designs make for an astonishing physical object. 'There's a tradition of celebrity portraiture that attempts to uncover the 'real person' behind the trappings of their celebrity. I am more interested in those trappings,' says LaChapelle. Indeed, he exaggerates the artificiality of fame and Hollywood culture in a head on collision of color, plastic, and whimsy. His photographs confront our visual taste and challenge our ideas of celebrity, all the while taking us on a roller coaster ride through his hyper-sensationalized galaxy. Lil' Kim becomes the ultimate status symbol, tattooed in the Louis Vuitton pattern. Madonna rises from pink waters as a mystical dragon princess. Pamela Anderson hatches out of an egg; and Alexander McQueen burns down the castle dressed as the Queen of Hearts. David LaChapelle's uncompromising originality is legendary in the worlds of fashion, film, and advertising. His images, both bizarre and gorgeous, have appeared on and in between the covers of Vogue, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Vibe and more. LaChapelle Land is fun park America gone surrealistically wrong - but in such an attractive way. David LaChapelle's photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, Details, French Vogue, The Face, Detour, The New York Times Magazine, Arena, and on MTV. The images [LaChapelle] creates are part sex, part satire, part fantasy--in a word, outrageous. This 'mind-blowingly lavish compilation' features portraits of Drew Barrymore, Leonardo DiCaprio, Faye Dunaway, Andy Warhol, Tupac Shakur, Smashing Pumpkins, and many more. Packaged in a beautiful box designed by the legendary Japanese graphic artist Tadanori Yokoo, this book offers a truly entertaining visual experience." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        VISIONAIRE NO. 19: BEAUTY

      Visionaire Publishing, New York 1996 - Individual photographically illustrated sheets laid into a printed, silver foil, die-cut portfolio, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Published in an edition of two thousand, five hundred copies, this is the nineteenth installment of everyone's favorite long-running luxe fashion quarterly, Visionaire. The theme of this issue is "Beauty", and just to drive the point home, there are three different Prescriptives cosmetics formulated especially for Visionaire mounted in the front cover; mascara, eye shadow, and a lipstick. Contributors to this issue are: Mario Testino, Ellen Von Unwerth, Bruce Weber, Peter Lindbergh, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, Mary Ellen Mark, Mats Gustafson, Francois Berthoud, Ruben Toledo, Serge Lutens, Francois Nars, Dick Page, Danilo, Kevyn Aucoin, Topolino, Mathu & Zaldy, Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Terry Richardson, Carter Smith, Michael Thompson, Dietmar, Helena Christensen, Nathaniel Goldberg, Miles Aldridge, Janet Beller, Kareem Iliya, Francois Rotger, Patrick McCarthy, Christophe Kutner, Eric Traore, Scott Ewalt, Viktor & Rolf, Mei Tao, and Bettina Komenda. A most handsome individually numbered copy of this uncommon issue complete with all three Prescriptives cosmetics present and sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        VISIONAIRE NO. 17: GOLD (1996) - DISPLAY COPY

      Visionaire Publishing, New York 1996 - Individual illustrated sheets laid into an embossed gold paper over boards portfolio, profusely illustrated in monochrome and duotone. Designed by Gregory Foley and Florentino J. Pamintuan. Published in an edition of two thousand, five hundred copies, this is the seventeenth installment of everyone's favorite long-running luxe fashion quarterly, Visionaire. "For some time we had imagined a gilded issue-heavily embellished, incredibly ornate. "Gold" gave us the perfect opportunity to go for baroque. The cover of the issue was hologrammed, embossed, and foil stamped, all on an already solid-gold background. Up until this point, it was one of the most extravagant and delirious issues we had ever created. There were seven pages of Philip Taaffe's gold stars foil stamped onto vellum, which ran an average of a dollar per page - a slight extravagance considering we had at least another fifty pages to fill. Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin's fashion photographs featured gold-foil stamping on top of four-color prints - crazy in theory but even more so in practice, when sometimes the only foil-stamped element was the stud earring in the model's ear! Cecilia tracked down OrigamiUSA, who folded a gold-paper goldfish for each issue, and Todd Oldham contributed actual gilded-metal halos. Such frivolities came thanks to this issue's sponsor, the Japanese department store Beams". A handsome unnumbered hors commerce example of this uncommon issue marked "Display Copy" by the publisher showing a small scrape and a torn corner joint to the gold portfolio along with some light overall wear and handling to the box and contents. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Fight Club: A Novel

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Signed. Uncorrected advance proof copy. Signed by the author on the title page Copyright page bears a complete number line and the "First Edition" statement. In Near Fine condition, with light rubbing, light wear to the surface laminate of the wraps, faint wear to corners, small amount of binder's glue visible. Very rare, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Unusual West African shackles bearing carved designs

      Wrought-iron West African ankle shackles, with a heavy locking device attached, lacking the key, 32.5? long, consisting of a two-piece cuff-like section at one end, and another cuff-like piece and locking device at the other. Both cuffs and the two polygonal shaped link connectors bear carved designs ostensibly by the shackled slave. All surfaces with smooth patina. West Africa, circa 18th to 19th centuryThese designs that are consistent with classic 18th/19th century West African graphic signs and symbols illustrated in Clementine M. Faik-Nzuji?s definitive book ?Tracing Memory. A Glossary of Graphic Signs and Symbols in African Art and Culture.? (Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1996). A repeated design, not unlike the symbol for ?bond,? ?imprisonment,? and ?handcuffs? appears on this pair of shackles.Very similar West African shackles with carvings sold at Swann Galleries Sale 2342, March 27, 2014, Printed & Manuscript African Americana, for $4,750.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire book 1)

      New York: Bantam, 1996-01-01 New York Bantam/ Spectrum, 1996. 663 p. White wraps in trial dust jacket. Advance reading copy of the first edition, first printing not for sale to the public. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A bit of toning to pages with age, scuffing at foot. Jacket has light shelf wear, is mylar-protected, presents very well. An excellent copy. The first volume of the fantasy series with its rare trial jacket, which has different artwork than the silver design used in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

      Folio, UK 1996 - 1st Edition Thus 1996. Flat signed by the illustrator Pauline Baynes. Very rare to have a Narnia book signed by the illustrator of the original books. Includes full provenance. The folio society published new editions of the Narnia books. This is the first printiong of this edition. Book is fine and in lovely clean bright condition. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Infinite Jest: A Novel

      Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Little, Brown., 18996. First edition, first printing. Signed by David Foster Wallace in black marker on the front free end paper, inscribed to a previous owner. In first state dust jacket with William T. Vollmann's incorrectly spelled. In Very Good condition. Four page leafs at the front have their corners clipped. Side of page block has light wear. Light edge wear. Light rubbing and wear to dust jacket with a tiny tear to the top of the rear flap fold. Signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Vowels [Features Handprinted Woodcuts Translated from Cartier-Bresson Watercolors; Signed by CB]

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1996. Limited Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/New. Limited Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 20 pp. A handmade, deluxe presentation of Rimbaud's symbolist classic "Vowels," with watercolor-derived woodcuts by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Each of the three woodcuts required anywhere from twenty-three to thirty separate printing blocks--one for each color that you can perceive in the prints (all handprinted by Keiji Shinohara). The type was set by hand and printed onto handmade Japanese paper, and the book was handbound. Translated by Wallace Fowlie (French and English interleaved), and published in an edition of 300. Hardcover with special case.

      [Bookseller: Pictograph Books]
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        Lechner, Hans: Bundesverfasssungsgerichtsgesetz . -

      München : Beck 1996. Teil: [Hauptbd.]. XVI, 647 S. ; 19 cm Karton im original Schutzumschlag 4. Aufl. - Zust.: Gutes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhardt]
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        Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, 20. Auflage, 24 Bände, Exklusiv-Ausgabe in Capra-Leder (neuwertiges unbenutztes Exemplar in Schubern).

      Mannheim, F. A. Brockhaus, 1996 - 1999.. 20. (zwanzigste) völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage im Gesamtumfang von 17.500 Seiten. Enthalten sind 260.000 Stichworte sowie 35.000 zumeist farbige Abbildungen, Karten und Tabellen. Vollständiges Grundwerk in 24 Bänden. Exklusiv-Ausgabe in Capra-Leder. Schwarze Voll-Lederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei roten Rückenschildern sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen. Kopfschnitt mit 23-karätiger Goldauflage. Einbanddecken mit in Gold geprägter Signatur des Verlagsgründers Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus. Edles Design und höchste Ansprüche an die verwendeten Materialien zeichnen diese Ausgabe aus. Alle Bände befinden sich noch in den zugehörigen Original-Schubern.. Neuwertiges, augenscheinlich unbenutztes Exemplar. Goldschnitt der Bände noch geschlossen. Auch die Schuber tadellos. Original-Verlagsprospekte noch beiliegend. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon - Fachantiquar]
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        Umriss der amerikanischen politischen Ökonomie. In 12 Briefen aus dem Jahr 1827. Outlines of American political economy. In twelve letters to Charles J. Ingersoll. With a commentary by Michael Liebig and an epilogue by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

      Wiesbaden: Böttiger., 1996.. 349 Seiten. Gebundene Ausgabe. Text in dt. und engl. Sprache.. Illustrierter Hardcoverband in sehr gutem, ungenutztem Zustand. - An den Herausgeber der National Gazette: Professor List, welcher die beiliegenden Briefe an mich gerichtet hat, ist ein Mann von ehrenwertem Charakter und unschätzbaren Kenntnissen, der aus politischen Gründen aus Deutschland verbannt wurde und den Wunsch hegt, dieses Land [die Vereinigten Staaten] zu seiner Heimat zu machen. Nachdem er mehrere Jahre hindurch Professor der politischen Ökonomie an der Universität von Tübingen im Königreich Württemberg gewesen war, wurde er zum Rechtskonsulenten des Deutschen Handels- und Gewerbevereins gewählt, der ein deutsches System der Nationalökonomie erreichen will. In dieser Eigenschaft als Rechtskonsulent besuchte er verschiedene Höfe in Deutschland und nahm am Kongreß der deutschen Minister in Wien (1820) teil. Dann wurde er zum Mitglied des Abgeordnetenhauses des Königreiches Württemberg gewählt, wo er den Versuch unternahm, das Geschworenengericht und die Öffentlichkeit des gerichtlichen Verfahrens in Kriminal- und Zivilprozessen in seinem Land gesetzlich einzuführen. Da seine Reformpläne der Regierung verhaßt waren, wurde Herr List des Hochverrats angeklagt und ins Gefängnis geworfen. Nach mehreren Jahren strafrechtlicher Verfolgung. erlaubte man ihm schließlich, Württemberg mit einem Paß zu verlassen und eine wissenschaftliche Reise in die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika anzutreten. Hier kam er vor ungefähr zwei Jahren an, in mehreren Empfehlungsschreiben von General Lafayette als Mann der Wissenschaft und verbannter Patriot herzlichst empfohlen. Er wohnt nun hier in Reading in diesem Staate; da er sich zur Zeit seiner Professur in Deutschland mit Studien und Vorlesungen über die Lehren der politischen Ökonomie beschäftigt hatte, verfolgte er den letzthin in Harrisburg abgehaltenen Kongreß aufmerksam und richtete dann eine Reihe von Briefen an mich. Indem ich Ihnen diese Briefe zur Veröffentlichung unterbreite, entspreche ich seinem Wunsche, seinem neuen Vaterlande, das ihn aufgenommen hat, einen Dienst zu erweisen und seine Sachkenntnisse in höchst interessanten und viel umstrittenen Fragen allgemein bekannt zu machen. Einige von Ihren Korrespondenten dürften vielleicht Professor List als einen .. (Einleitung)

      [Bookseller: Brungs & Hönicke Medienversand GbR]
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        Easton Press Civil War Library, in 35 Volumes: Mary Chesnut's Civil War, in Two Volumes; R.E. Lee: A Biography, in Four Volumes; Battle Cry of Freedom, in Two Volumes; The Life of Billy Yank; The Life of Johnny Reb; The Civil War: A Narrative, in Three Volumes; Chancellorsville 1863; Sheridan in the Shenandoah; Forts Henry and Donelson; Partners in Command; This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga; Fiasco at Fredericksburg; The Gettysburg Campaign, in Two Volumes; The Army of the Potomac Trilogy (Mr. Lincoln's Army; Glory Road; A Stillness at Appomattox); Battle at Bull Run; Why the Confederacy Lost; The Web of Victory; The Gleam of Bayonets; Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant; Memoirs of General William T. Sherman; Mighty Stonewall; To the Gates of Richmond; Jefferson Davis; The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, in Two Volumes

      The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1996. Reissue. Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket. An exceptional set, with very minimal scuff marks on title panels of a couple volumes. 1996 Full-Leather. A collection of many of the best historical works on the American Civil War, from complete histories of the conflict to accounts of specific battles and biographies of generals. Includes several titles that won the Pulitzer Prize. Collector's edition, full navy blue leather with elaborate gilt decorations, titles, and page ridges, with a gold ribbon marker bound into each volume. Each volume contains a color frontispiece, publisher's inserts and bookplates are laid in, as well as the publisher's letter thanking the original subscriber for their purchase.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        On the Mountain

      Hobart: West Wind Press. 1996. Photographs by Dombrovskis. Essay by Richard Flanagan. Natural History by Jamie Kirkpatrick. First (only) edition: the hard-cover issue 1500 numbered copies (limitation label tipped to front free endpaper - this is #385). Large 4to. 144pp, 75 full-page colour photographs. Case-bound in black linen with dustwrapper (slight surface rubbing, as often, now in protective sleeve). A few small spots on the edges, short gift inscription at head of contents page, otherwise a nice clean copy in very good condition. ISBN 0958683301 ***This study of Hobart's Mount Wellington was being prepared by Peter Dombrovskis when he met his untimely end in Tasmania's Western Arthur Range in March 1996. Issued in two formats: this hard-cover limited edition of 1500 copies, which immediately sold out, and a soft-cover issue which lasted a only little while longer. Either issue is now very difficult to obtain. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        Easton Press Civil War Library, in 35 Volumes: Mary Chesnut's Civil War, in Two Volumes; R.E. Lee: A Biography, in Four Volumes; Battle Cry of Freedom, in Two Volumes; The Life of Billy Yank; The Life of Johnny Reb; The Civil War: A Narrative, in Three Volumes; Chancellorsville 1863; Sheridan in the Shenandoah; Forts Henry and Donelson; Partners in Command; This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga; Fiasco at Fredericksburg; The Gettysburg Campaign, in Two Volumes; The Army of the Potomac Trilogy (Mr. Lincoln's Army; Glory Road; A Stillness at Appomattox); Battle at Bull Run; Why the Confederacy Lost; The Web of Victory; The Gleam of Bayonets; Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant; Memoirs of General William T. Sherman; Mighty Stonewall; To the Gates of Richmond; Jefferson Davis; The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, in Two Volumes

      The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1996. Reissue. Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket. An exceptional set, with very minimal scuff marks on title panels of a couple volumes. 1996 Full-Leather. A collection of many of the best historical works on the American Civil War, from complete histories of the conflict to accounts of specific battles and biographies of generals. Includes several titles that won the Pulitzer Prize. Collector's edition, full navy blue leather with elaborate gilt decorations, titles, and page ridges, with a gold ribbon marker bound into each volume. Each volume contains a color frontispiece, publisher's inserts and bookplates are laid in, as well as the publisher's letter thanking the original subscriber for their purchase.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)

      Bantam, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Bantam, 1996. Signed. First American Edition, First Printing with a complete number line on the copyright page. In the original silver foil dust jacket with the price of $21.95 intact. Signed by the author, inscribed with a birthday wish to a previous owner. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Light bump to the edge of a few interior pages. Light shelf wear. The dust jacket shows light rubbing and surface wear, with light soiling, light crimping and the usual bubbling to the laminate coating. A lovely copy of this first printing, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire book 1)

      Bantam, 1996-01-01. Paperback. Like New. Advance Reading Copy, published before the first edition, first printing, initially available only to book reviewers and those in the book trade. New York Bantam/ Spectrum, 1996. 663 p. White wraps in trial dust jacket. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A bit of toning to pages with age, scuffing at foot. Jacket has light shelf wear, is mylar-protected, presents very well. An excellent copy. The first volume of the fantasy series with its rare trial jacket, which has different artwork than the silver design used in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)

      Bantam, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Bantam Books, 1996. First American Edition, First Printing with a complete number line on the copyright page. In the original silver foil dust jacket with the price of $21.95 intact. In Near Fine condition. Book and jacket show light edge wear and light surface wear, but on a whole remain in nicer condition than as this title is normally found. A lovely copy.

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        Conversations With God, An Uncommon Dialogue -- book 1

      Hodder Headline Australia, Sydney, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. bound in original hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustjacket. There is no damage to describe. Suppose you can ask of the most puzzling questions about existence – questions about love and faith, life and death, good and evil. Suppose God providing clear, understandable answers. It happened to the author, it can happen to you. You are about to have a conversation… Size: 8 vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Please refer to the accompanying picture(s) Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: philosophy; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0399142789. ISBN/EAN: 9780399142789. Inventory No: 0254142. .

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        RE NUDO - rivista della controcultura italiana - 1996-2007 SECONDA SERIE - DIRETTA DA MAJID VALCARENGHI - consistente parte di TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO (92 numeri in blocco) , Frosini (Siena), Re nudo edizioni, 1996

      - Formato 23 x 29, pagine variabili ma 100 circa per numero. . Interessante inziativa che si aggancia e prosegue la prima serie di RE NUDO (1970-19890) In tempi storici diversi. Sempre graffianti gli articoli e le illustrazioni. Insieme che interesser? lo studioso di costume, in anni assai turbolenti. Presentiamo questa seconda serie dal n. 0 - 1 al n. 95 (mancano soltanto i numeri 29, 55, 60, 62 ) che offriamo in blocco non divisibile a

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        RE NUDO - rivista della controcultura italiana - 1996 - 2007 SECONDA SERIE - DIRETTA DA MAJID VALCARENGHI - consistente parte di TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO (92 numeri in blocco) , Frosini (Siena), Re nudo edizioni, 1996

      Formato 23 x 29, pagine variabili ma 100 circa per numero. . Interessante inziativa che si aggancia e prosegue la prima serie di RE NUDO (1970 - 19890) In tempi storici diversi. Sempre graffianti gli articoli e le illustrazioni. Insieme che interesserà lo studioso di costume, in anni assai turbolenti. Presentiamo questa seconda serie dal n. 0 - 1 al n. 95 (mancano soltanto i numeri 29, 55, 60, 62 ) che offriamo in blocco non divisibile a

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        Whittington Press

      \"The Whittington Press\" Limited to 28 Copies[WHITTINGTON PRESS]. BUTCHER, David, [compiler]. The Whittington Press. A Bibliography 1982-93. With an Introduction and Notes by John Randle. [Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1996].First edition, edition deluxe (A). Limited to 28 copies, of which this is number 6. Small folio. Full green morocco, gilt-stamped spine. Top edge gilt. With a separate portfolio of ephemera comprising 44 items. Housed in publisher\'s green cloth clamshell. Fine.HBS 66697.$1,750

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        Ray's A Laugh

      Zurich: Scalo, 1996. First edition. Fine copy in shrink; never opened. First edition, first printing. Obviously there could be no better copy of this incredible, scarifying title. An amazing achievement that has since been copied in many forms but has not yet been surpassed.

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        Drømmerne. 12 originale litografier av Kjell Erik Killi Olsen.

      Oslo., Orfeus Forlag AS. 1996. 8vo. Origbd. 116 s. Ill. med litografier trykket i to farger direkte fra stenen.. 333 bøker nummerert og signert kunstneren hvorav dette er nr. 182

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        A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, A Dance with Dragons

      Voyager, London, UK 1996-2011 - First UK Editions, First Printings. These are true first editions, first printings (first impressions) with the number "1" to the copyright page to indicate a true first prints all in original Dust Jacket. Book One [A Game of Thrones] has light toning to the text block otherwise in fine unmarked condition. Book Two[A Clash of Kings] is in very good plus condition with rubbing to the boards toning to the text block and very light wear to the extremities of the jacket. Book Three[A Storm of Swords] has light rubbing to the boards a light bump to the lower tip, light marks to the text block. Book Four [A Feast for Crows] has light marks to the text block. Book Five [ A Dance With Dragons] has light rubbing to the jacket and toning to the text block. There is no writing to the text or loss any jackets of the books. A complete set to date, uncommon. Will qualify for extra postage costs due to size and weight of the set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ecology of Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo)

      Hong Kong: Periplus Editions, 1996. Hard Cover. Near Fine Good. The Ecology of Indonesia Series Volume III. Previous owner's name inside. Front corner of dust jacket torn away. Slight edge wear to cover. 802 pages of text, plus section of color photographs. A complete summary of current scientific knowledge about Borneo. Rainforest and riverine habitats endangered by logging and industrial devlopment are described in detail, along with a discussion of land use patterns and current problems.

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        Fight Club: A Novel

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Signed. Uncorrected advance proof copy. Signed by the author on the title page Copyright page bears a complete number line and the "First Edition" statement. In Near Fine condition, with light rubbing, light wear to the surface laminate of the wraps, faint wear to corners, small amount of binder's glue visible. Very rare, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Game of Thrones

      Bantam, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Bantam Books, New York 1996. First Edition / First Printing. Full Numberline with 1 present. Black cloth boards. Silver foil jacket jacket priced at $21.95. Scarce First Edition. Signed by George R.R. Martin on his GRRM bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the boards. Shelf wear, name blacked out on the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, repaired tear at the front panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Fight Club: A Novel

      Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Copyright page bears a complete number line and the "First Edition" statement. In Near Fine condition, with light rubbing and faint wear to wraps. A lovely copy, in a very rare format.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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