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        The Spirit Level

      London: Faber & Faber, 1996. Limited edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Limited edition. This is a signed and numbered limited edition, still in the original shrinkwrap. A fine book in slipcase. One of 350 numbered editions, this is #10. Signed by the author on the limitation page. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Shadows From The Pale

      London, United Kingdom: Secker & Warburg, 1996. Book. As New. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no statement of reprint to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a as new Dust Jacket. SIGNED and DATED by the photographer John Minihan to the title page [John Minihan, 16th May 2010] and additionally to the title page John Minihan has also written a line from a poem which is in the book [Athy the dream the image lingers...] Eugene McCabe who provided the Introduction has also signed the title page..

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Journeys (Signed Lettered Edition)

      Rockville: Quill and Brush, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Of a total edition of 394 copies, one of 26 deluxe lettered copies (this being Letter U) SIGNED by all authors at their contributions. Fine and unread in full green leather. A collection of brief essays on the topic of "journeys," presented during the 1995 gala fundraiser for the PEN/Faulkner awards.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Infinite Jest

      US: Little, Brown and Company. New York, Little Brown, 1996. Signed Uncorrected Proof in wraps. A near fine copy with light edge wear. Some curling to the outer corners. A scarce book. Undoubtedly the author's magnum opus and his most celebrated novels, indeed one of the most celebrated novels of the 20th Century. Viewed by some as a brilliant take on the postmodern condition, and others as a pile of junk. Comparisons have been made to Gravity's Rainbow and Ulysses before that. Only time will tell if they stand up to the bold claims - either way this is a modern highlight of book collecting. . Near Fine. Paperback. Proof. 1996.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        MEMOIRS

      London: Doubleday, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. 769 pp. B/w photo ills. Gray boards have bright silver lettering on spine. There is a barely visible trace of ink at lower front corner and a hint of a crease at the heel of spine. Glossy white dj (in protective cover) is titled in red and black with b/w photo of Gorbachev on front and spine, slight sunning to title of spine which has shifted the color from red to orange. As-new dj is unclipped. Eps are gray/white maps of the Soviet Union. A signed bookplate is tipped in on t.p. This is explained by a publisher's letter enclosed. This copy, however, has been individually signed by Gorbachev opposite the t.p. which is extremely rare, as these copies were sent with bookplate already signed. That may be the last time this book was touched -- it's that clean and tight! The memoirs of one of the most powerful men in the world, "left behind, like most who start a revolution." Contemporary history, fascinating reading, powerful lessons.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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        Memoirs (Autographed)

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1996. 769pp/illus. Gorbachev's autobiography. Has autographed card tipped in on title page. Clean.. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books]
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        The Oxford Mark Twain (First Edition, 29 volumes)

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Twenty-nine volumes. Comprises facsimile first editions, including title pages, frontispieces, copyright pages, and illustrations, bound in burgundy cloth and dust jackets with images after the first editions. Titles are as follows, in chronological order according to original publication:& & The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches; The Innocents Abroad; Roughing It; The Gilded Age; Sketches, New and Old; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; A Tramp Abroad; The Prince and the Pauper; Life on the Mississippi; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; Merry Tales; The American Claimant; The £1000000 Bank-Note and Other New Stories; Tom Sawyer Abroad; The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins; Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc; The Stolen White Elephant and Other Detective Stories; How to Tell a Story and Other Essays; Following the Equator and Anti-imperialist Essays; The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays; The Diaries of Adam and Eve; What Is Man?; The $30000 Bequest and Other Stories; Christian Science; Chapters from My Autobiography; 1601, and Is Shakespeare Dead?; Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven; Speeches.& & Some volumes with spine leans, else all volumes Near Fine and unread in Near Fine dust jackets. Housed in a Very Good publisher-issued cardboard box, with several abrasions, light rubbing to the edges, and the top piece of tape has been removed. & & Shipping billed at cost.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Li Ka-Shing

      Beijing, China: Xinhua Publishing House, (November 1996), 1996. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Li Ka-Shing. First Edition. Folio (13 3/4"). Inscribed by Li Ka-Shing: "To Jeannie + Robert, With best wishes, Li Ka-Shing 1997." Card in English and Chinese texts: "I am very honoured to have been the subject of an illustrated biography published by the Xinhua Publishing House of Beijing. Li Ka-Shing is an account of my life from childhood to the present in words and pictures. Please accept a copy of this book as a small token of our friendship. Li Ka-shing January 1997." English and Chinese texts. With cloth slipcase partly covered by paper. Illustrated. Dust jacket slightly creased and worn.. Slipcase bottom corners bumped, one with short paper tear; paper slightly stained. Card corner creased. 256 pp..

      [Bookseller: Waldo's Books]
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        THE NIGHT'S DAWN TRILOGY: The Reality Dysfunction & The Neutronium Alchemist & The Naked God

      London, UK: Macmillan, 1996. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. New. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Macmillan,London,1996. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Fine. Signed by Author. A complete set of SIGNED uncorrected proofs of the three volumes published in 1996, 1997 and 1999 respectively. These extremely rare Limited Edition proofs are all signed by the author. They are numbered 307/371,266/306 and 156/550. All three volumes are unused, unmarked, unread and in exceptionally fine condition.Volume one has pristine white covers, Volumes two and three come with glossy, illustrated wrappers. A pristine collector's set.SIGNED by author Peter F. Hamilton. .

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        THE WHITE SPIDER

      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1996. Hardcover. Fine in a clamshell box, as issued. Heinrich Harrer. Quarto (9" x 13"), bound in gray morocco-backed gray linen with a three-dimensional relief of pebbles scraped from the icy rock surface of the Eiger placed on a gray morocco inset on the front cover. Illustrated with six photogravures produced from the author's original negatives. Copy #123 of 300 numbered copies SIGNED on the colophon page by the author who was one of a party of four who first climbed the North Face of the Eiger in 1938.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Quality and experiment : the prints of John Piper : a catalogue raisonne, 1923-91

      London : Lund Humphries, 1996. 1st Edition. Physical description: 192p. : ill. (some col. ), facsims. (some col. ), ports. ; 31 cm. Subjects: Piper, John, 1903-1992 - Criticism and interpretation - Catalogues raisonnes. Prints - 20th century - Great Britain. Near fine cloth copy, with some light dust-dulling to spine bands, in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Goose Egg Nugget (Klondyke Edition) - Limited Edition Print (Signed)

      1996. Print. New. Lithograph print by Carl Barks on Acid-free Paper. SIGNED NUMBERED PRINT. Size: 8" x 10" (203mm x 254mm). Carl Barks was asked in an interview on June 24, 1984 to comment on his paintings in general, and his own favourites in particular, of the 122 he did that were published in Another Rainbow's The Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck. He responded with a smile, I always liked The Goose Egg Nugget very much -- it told its own story. Another Rainbow produced it as a mini litho and did a full-size print of another that Barks said was a very close second, Nobody's Spending Fool. If collectors today thought they wanted to invest in a single lithograph, serious consideration would have to be given to The Goose Egg Nugget! This is the story of his masterpiece. One day many long years ago, young prospector Scrooge McDuck brazenly strode into the local Dawson City saloon. As all (well, almost all) patrons stare in wide-eyed wonder, he reaches into his poke and reveals the gold that will forever separate him from every other seeker of fortune in the Klondike -- The Goose Egg Nugget! In this painting, Carl Barks wove a rich tapestry of tension that draws the viewer's gaze inexorably to the prize, glittering in light that seems to come more from Scrooge's look of unbridled triumph than from the dim oil lamp. This painting was issued as a limited edition miniature lithograph by Another Rainbow, the thirty second (32nd) of a long-run series, rendered in fourteen (14) colours and touchplates, printed by Chicago's Black Box on Opalesque Keramique, an exotic archival paper with exceptional ink holdout. The Goose Egg Nugget comes with a comic book reprinting the story behind the painting, "Back to the Klondike, which first appeared in Uncle Scrooge #2 (1953). LIMITED TO 100 copies. These 100 commemorative prints were issued for the benefit of the Klondyke Centennial Society in Dawson City, Yukon. Print comes with Full-colour, comic reprint of Back to the Klondike.

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        BROCKHAUS ENZYKLOPÄDIE: In Vierundzwanzig Bänden, 19. Auflage

      F.A. Brockhaus 1996 - Brockhaus Enzyklopädie; Brockhaus Lexikon 19. Auflage. 24 Bände A - Z . Mook.22.000 Seiten, mit 31.100 Stichwörtern mit hochwertigem Cabra-Leder-Einband/roten Rückenschild u. Goldprägung u. Goldschnitt, Format 8°, 35.500 farbigen Abbildungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: mai buch]
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        Universarsi. Opera grafica di Sebastian Matta Echaurren

      Firenze,: Bottega d'arte San Zanobi, 1996,. Litografia a rilievo in un colore calcografico e cinque colori litografici. cm.70x70, - Ottime condizioni / Excellent condition

      [Bookseller: Libreria Chiari]
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        A Book on Angling Being a Complete Treatise on The Art of Angling in every Branch - FIfth Edition

      [Bovey Tracey, Dorset]: The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1996. No. 29 of 65 copies specially bound, with a fly from the book dressed by Flemming Anderson inset in front pastedown. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait and 16 plates (4 fly plates in color). Pp. [2], xii, [3], 526, 12 (ads). Full dark green morocco gilt over bevelled boards, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. As New in publisher's green silk-lined buckram folding box. Westwood & Satchell p. 98 . The deluxe state of the 1996 re-issue of this classic work by the angling editor of The Field. With a note by publisher Justin Knowles

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Typescript of Speech at the Athenaeum, Indianapolis, October 10, 1996

      1996. Original typescript of the speech Vonnegut gave at the renovated Athenaeum in Indianapolis, which was designed by his grandfather. Signed by Vonnegut. Six pages, with Vonnegut's holograph corrections and page numbering. With a printout of the press clipping laid in, which is also signed by Vonnegut. An eloquent and humorous speech, and a tribute to the immigrants who built the city and those who made it their home. Unpublished and uncollected, to the best of our knowledge. Fine, in custom folding chemise. Manuscript material by Vonnegut, whose papers are largely held in institutional collections, seldom comes on the market. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        ILLUSTRATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES In 6 Vols

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. All 6 volumes 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 to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        NIGHT DOGS. Signed

      Tucson:: Dennis McMillan,, 1996 First Edition of Kent Anderson's second book, a riveting crime novel continuing the life-saga of 'Hanson' from, Sympathy For The Devil, Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. "Diane - Remember, The Moon is the Night Dog's Sun - & they wait - Kent". Additionally Signed on the title-page by Kent Anderson and Inscribed on the Copyright Page by publisher, Dennis McMillan. "For Diane, Dennis McMillan, Publisher Manqué, greetings from the desert! Aug. 15, 1997". 8vo. 522 pp. A fine copy in red cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a fine pictorial dustwrapper. "Anderson makes his mark in Wambaugh country with his eloquent voice and haunting sensibility. Many novels have been written about the lives of cops and soldiers, but few have probed the American propensity for violence as well as this one." Publishers Weekly.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        THE POET signed 1st + complete set of signed firsts 25+ books

      Little Brown and Company, New York Boston 1996 - A COMPLETE COLLECTED SET OF ALL MICHAEL CONNELLY NOVELS - ALL SIGNED FIRST US TRADE EDITIONS in Near Fine or better condition, both book and DJ. ALL books are hand signed without inscription (signature only). Signatures are signed directly to the title pages. No bookplate signatures. All DJs have price intact and are wrapped in a fresh removable acid free DJ protector. Books are crisp, tight and unread. 25+ books shipped together via UPS. Delivery costs will be additional. Insurance is required. No PO Boxes. Domestic US Shipping only. Sorry, no international shipping. Please e-mail for shipping quote. Will be determined by your location and UPS rates/insurance. This is an awesome set collected over years in Near Fine or better condition, all signed in the first US trade edition, 1st printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        THE REGULATORS [SIGNED BY KING]

      N Y, N Y: Dutton. Fine with no dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0525942246 . Horror; Stephen King; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited edition (#116 of 500). Bound in red German Iris linen with silver stamped black Morocco leather inlay on the front board. Housed in a custom-made toy box with a mounted full color illustrated featuring the MotoKops 2200 Power Wagon. Black silk pull. Each copy is signed by the author as Richard Bachmanl. The "late Richard Bachman's" signature (as signed by Stephen King) is on a fictitious check which has been mounted on the first page of the book. Each check has been individually numbered or lettered and made out to a different fictional recipient referred to in a Stephen King story. In this copy the check has been made out to "The Shop" in the amount of $300,000 for "exploding bicycle (memo). This is a reference to King's book "Firestarter" in which the shop pays $300,000 to investigate the feasibility of an exploding bike. Designed and produced by Chamel House for Dutton/Penguin Books. Winner of The Most Collectible Book of the Year Award for 1996. Light rub to mounted illustration on toy box. Top panel and top 1.5" of rear board of toy box is lightly sunned. F in VG box. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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        The First Folio of Shakespeare. The Norton Facsimile. Limited edition copy

      London: The Folio Society, 1996.. Limited Facsimile edition [278/1000]; Second edition. Black hardback half leather cover with marbled boards. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket in green slipcase. 360mm x 250mm (14" x 10"). 928pp. Bound by Smith Setle of Otley in Wassa Goatskin with marble paper sides.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Bettie Page: The Life of a Pin-Up Legend ----signed By Bettie Page ( Betty Page )

      Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st Edition, 1st Printing ----------hardcover, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, unread, signed by Bettie Page without inscription, packed with colour and b&w photos, 288 pages, contents include: Foreword By Bettie Page; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART ONE: PRELUDE to a PIN-UP: The Early Years, 1923 to 1936; Swan Emerging, 1936 to 1940; College Girl, 1940 to 1946; Drifting, 1947 to 1950 --- ACCIDENTAL LEGEND: The Camera Clubs; The Men's Magazines; Dark Angel: Fetish, Bondage & Method Acting; Trips to Florida; The End of an Era: Preparing to walk Away; Life Goes on, 1958 to 1978 ----- CULT ICON: The Revival Begins; The Muse, Art & Comics; In Vogue: Fashion & Style; Conclusion, The Real Bettie Page, quite scarce signed, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 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 Photo Cover.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        My Secret Fish-Book Life. Illustrations by Mari Lyons

      Published By W. Thomas Taylor. Fine. [1996]. First Edition. Hardcover. tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Quarter green morocco spine, marbled boards, clamshell box, ca68p. **Copy 28 of 50 copies, with an original watercolor by the artist and a page of original handwritten manscript sSigned by author and artist. With a two page letter signed by Tony Lyons, serving as a prospectus, where the edition of 50 is described as "large paper copies, bound in full leather..." .

      [Bookseller: HJHurley]
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        The Poems of Leopold Sedar Senghor with Silkscreens by Lois Mailou Jones

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1996. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. Number 24 of 300 copies. SIGNED BY POET AND ARTIST. A superbly matched collaboration of poetry by Senghor, the Senegalese poet and former president of Senegal, and Jones, the African-American modernist artist who spent many years working in France. In elephant folio format, Senghor';s poems are presented in French and English translation on facing pages, accompanied by six full paged silkscreens by Jones, each protected by a tissue guard. Bound in purple linen and housed in a black buckram solander box. Pages were handset and printed by the Wild Carrot Press on Bodoni English paper. LEC Newsletter laid in. In Fine Condition. PRI/040111.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        A Retrospective : Ellsworth Kelly - SIGNED

      Guggenheim Museum 1996. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. First Edition 1996 Guggenheim. SIGNED on half-title "Kelly". Very scarce signed and equally so in such superb condition. Fine copy in Fine DJ.

      [Bookseller: finecopy]
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        White House Years; Years of Upheaval, Years of Renewal [5 Volume Set - Easton Press - Signed Collector's Edition]

      Easton Press. LEATHER BOUND. Collector's Edition. Both The White House Years and Years of Renewal are signed by Kissinger, with certificate of authenticity laid in for Years of Renewal. Full leather bound in dark red leather. Hubbed spine, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark, decorative bindings, gilded page edges, and black-and-white photographs throughout. In Fine condition, with some spots on page edges of White House Years Vol I and two slightly bumped corners of boards. . Very Good. 1996.

      [Bookseller: Juniper Books LLC]
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        Alive, Signed x 16 survivors

      The Adventure Library, 1996 Book is in near fine condition. Alive tells the story of the Uraguayan Rugby team and their friends and family who were involved in the airplane crash of Uraguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed into the Andes mountains on Friday, October 13, 1972. Of the 45 people on the flight, only 16 survived, resorting to survival cannibalism to live. Signed by all 16 survivors 1. Jose Pedro Algorta, 2. Roberto Canessa, 3. Alfredo Deigado, 4. Daniel Fernandez, 5. Roberto Francois, 6. Roy Harley, 7. Jose Luis Inciarte, 8. Alvero Mangino, 9. Jaier Methol, 10. Carlos Paez Rodriguez, 11. Fernando Parrado, 12. Ramon Sabella, 13. Adolfo Strauch, 14. Eduardo Strauch, 15. Antonio Vizintin, and 16. Gustavo Zerbino. A very rare book with all the signatures, one of a kind. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related

      [Bookseller: Jans Collectables]
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        A Game of Thrones

      NY: Bantam Books, 1996. hardcover. F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing Book One of A Song of Ice and Fire. Finalist for the 1997 World Fantasy Award. Jacket has 1-3/4 inch closed tear at top of rear spine fold and 3/4 inch closed tear at bottom of rear panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        A Collection of 8 Autograph Letters to a Friend - Eight TLs

      Baldrine, Isle of Man: Unpublished, 1996. - collection of 8 short typed letters and notes, about 500 words in total from George MacDonald Fraser, the author of the popular " Flashman " series, military histories and the excellent book on old Hollywood - the letters were written between 1996 and 2000 to Toronto screen writer / fan Barry Lane - they primarily concern their mutual admiration for early Hollywood " swashbuckler " films and their actors such as the great Louis Hayward who starred in " The Man in the Iron Mask " - Fraser and Lane both believed he would have made a great " Flashman " Fraser states that " If I'd written it fifty years earlier, and some film company had snapped it up, what a splendid Mad Buck Flashman Louis Hayward would have made " - Fraser mentions that he had applied for a job at the Toronto newspaper The Globe and Mail in 1950, their various writing and publishing projects, Flashman, etc. - 8 letters with 7 envelopes, the letters on his own Baldrine, Isle of Man stationary and signed George Fraser.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Alphabet Bookshop (ABAC/ILAB]
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        A Game of Thrones

      NY:Bantam, 1996. - F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing Book One of A Song of Ice and Fire. Finalist for the 1997 World Fantasy Award. Jacket has 1-3/4 inch closed tear at top of rear spine fold and 3/4 inch closed tear at bottom of rear panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        A Dictionary of South African English On Historical Principles: South African Words and Their Origins

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Limited edition of the first dictionary of South African English. This project that took 25 years to complete. Quarto, original blue morocco with gilt titles to the spine and front panel. Marbled endpapers. One of 100 copies signed by Nelson Mandela. Fine in a fine slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Bettie Page: The Life of a Pin-Up Legend ----signed By Bettie Page ( Betty Page )

      Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st Edition, 1st Printing ----------hardcover, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, unread, signed by Bettie Page without inscription, packed with colour and b&w photos, 288 pages, contents include: Foreword By Bettie Page; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART ONE: PRELUDE to a PIN-UP: The Early Years, 1923 to 1936; Swan Emerging, 1936 to 1940; College Girl, 1940 to 1946; Drifting, 1947 to 1950 --- ACCIDENTAL LEGEND: The Camera Clubs; The Men's Magazines; Dark Angel: Fetish, Bondage & Method Acting; Trips to Florida; The End of an Era: Preparing to walk Away; Life Goes on, 1958 to 1978 ----- CULT ICON: The Revival Begins; The Muse, Art & Comics; In Vogue: Fashion & Style; Conclusion, The Real Bettie Page, quite scarce signed, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 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 Photo Cover.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Kodansha)

      Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Kodansha Amer Inc 1996 - Kodansha 1996 First Printing thus. A rare, new and unused copy of Obama's first book, in paperback. Colorful cover has photos of Obama and an African grandma, and the African plain. Book is tightly bound, square, unmarked, unread. The covers lay completely flat with no curling. This book will be packaged with care and shipped in a box, to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookshelves-USA (IOBA)]
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        Nothing Could Be Said.

      [New York 1996 - Artist's book, one of 25 copies, all on Arches paper each signed and numbered by Sarah Plimpton. Page size: 5-13/16 x 8-11/16 inches; 24pp. Bound: loose as issued in publisher's drab wrappers, housed in custom-made brown cloth over boards clamshell box with paper label on spine printed in black with title. Sarah Plimpton's poem is accompanied by her own aquatints which were printed b Peter Pettengill in Hinsdale, NH. Ms. Plimpton designed and illustrated and printed the book in 1996 at the Manhattan Graphics Center and the Grenfell Press in New York City. The box was made by BookLab in Austin, TX. The text of the short poem is broken / framed by the type extending across each page spread, words spaced to mimic or be set off by the aquatints. The result is a splendid page design and more: a picture incorporating words in a pleasing, intriguing manner. See an Image. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        RINEKE DIJKSTRA: BEACHES

      (DIJKSTRA, RINEKE). Uccia, Birgid. RINEKE DIJKSTRA: BEACHES. Zurich, SWITZERLAND: Codax Publisher, 1996. First Edition. 4to. Boards with Pastedown. Photography Monograph. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 56pp, 18 color illustrations. Text in English and German. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. With an exhibition checklist, chronology, exhibition history and bibliography. This first publication in book form of Rineke Dijkstra's influential "Beach Portraits" was also the first monograph on the noted Dutch contemporary photographer. It contains vivid reproductions of eighteen images of European and American beach-goers in the sand facing towards land taken between 1992 and 1996. A most handsome copy of this uncommon item (cited on page 277 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II"). 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. 3-9521227-0-X Inventory Number: 020158&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        French Children of the Holocaust: A Memorial

      New York: New York University Press, 1996. First edition. Thick quarto. Original illustrated boards. A memorial to the French children of the Holocaust with over 2,500 photographic images of the children. Warmly inscribed by Serge Klarsfeld. In Fine Condition. Uncommon signed and inscribed. Photobook II, Parr & Badger. Klarsfeld's memorial is "the definitive history of the 85 railway transports that deported more than 11,000 Jewish children… as comprehensive a book as we are likely to get" (Parr & Badger II). "In an exhaustive feat of research presented as a memorial… Serge Klarsfield spent decades restoring the names of 11,400 French Jewish children who were deported during WWII. Most were put to death in Nazi camps… 'Here each child has a story, where he was arrested and what camp he was sent to,' said Klarsfeld, himself a childhood survivor of the Nazi occupation. and a Paris lawyer who has spent his life documenting French and German war crimes in WWII. But, he said: 'This is not a book against the killers. This is a book in favor of the victims" (New York Times).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Das Jahr hat 142 Töne. Ein Blatt Spiel mit Bandoneon.

      St. Gallen, Zerem E/E Point Jaune, 1996 - Gr.8°, 142 Bl., ca. 100 farb. Orig.-Graph., Lose Bl. in Kart.-Schachtel., Tadell. 99/142. Auf Deckel signiert. Gedichte und kurze Texte wechseln ab mit Original-Drucken von M. Amstutz. Die einzelnen Blatt sind nicht num. /sign. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Duccio il pittore electrodoméstico (Valeria Brancaforte, author and illustrator)

      Edizioni del Buon Tiempo, Milano (Milan) 1996 - A stunning livre d'artiste / portfolio of prints, with both text and illustrations printed from linoleum blocks. Eleven large (35 x 50 cm) sheets, printed in bright colors, each initialed by the author / artist (the twelfth sheet, the justification / colophon, features an original linocut by L. Passerini) Edition limited to 40 numbered copies, printed on fine, thick Graphia wove paper and signed in full by the author / artist in the justification / colophon. Oblong large folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Children of the Alley [Signed] WAS $2,850

      New York: Doubleday, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $2,850. A Fine, Superior, copy of the first American edition, first printing, in a Very Near Fine dust jacket (a small closed tear to the front panel near the flap fold - repaired by a small piece of tape to the jacket's verso, not visible on the exterior, slight push to spine head), SIGNED BY NAGUIB MAHFOUZ on the half-title; the history of a tumultuous alley whose residents, some of whom are fearsome, some fearless, and some fearful, all descended from a single man, Gabalawi, who kept to his mansion at the alley's end. Naguib Mahfouz "who, through works rich in nuance - now clear-sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous - has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind", won the 1988 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the only Egyptian, and the only author writing in Arabic, ever to win the Prize. In 1994 Mahfouz survived an assassination attempt perpetrated by religious extremists. The attack damaged nerves in his right hand, rendering Mahfouz unable to write for more than a few minutes each day, and seriously affecting his handwriting as seen in his signature to this book. This copy belonged to Actor Jack Palance and carries the bookplate from the 2006 sale of his personal property to the front pastedown. Signed copies of this Nobel Prize Winner's books are rather uncommon and nice copies of this title are surprisingly scarce. Accordingly, signed copies of this title in a condition as nice as is this one are rarely seen. A Fine copy, PREVIOUSLY BELONGING TO JACK PALANCE AND SIGNED BY NAGUIB MAHFOUZ.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Emigrants

      UK: Harvill. First UK Hardback edition and first impression published in 1996 by Harvill. Book and jacket are both fine. Jacket is not price-clipped and ffep has bookseller sticker. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1996.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Geometry

      [Stillwater, ME. 1996]. Original painting by Nancy Leavitt, 16.5 inches by 23.5 inches, matted and framed. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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        The Hub: An Illustrated Weekly for Wheelmen and Wheelwomen. Volume I (August 8-October 31, 1896) and Volume II (November 7, 1896-January 30, 1897)

      London: George Newnes Two volumes bound as one. Volume I: 7 (index), 520 pages. Volume II: 6 (index), 544 pages. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Many interesting advertisements throughout. Original maroon cloth (heavily flecked) with gilt titling and rules on the spine. Small hole in cloth spine. Slight waterstains on first few pages, which have a few short closed tears. Rare first volumes of this fascinating magazine from the heyday of cycling. The Hub was a short-lived publication, only surviving for thirteen volumes from 1996-1899. It's especially interesting in that it tried very hard to attract women readers with many articles on cycling fashions, health, social news, advice, etc. A regular feature was "Women of Note in the Cycling World". Women feature in many of the illustrations and advertisements.. Hard Cover. Good.

      [Bookseller: Tapsell's Books]
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        La Fresque biblique, tome 10: La fin des temps

      Le Lombard, 1996. in4 Relié

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        Folles Perspectives (Signed) (Limited Edition)

      Stardom, 1996. Hard Cover. New. Out of Print. Whimsical designs from Moebius' sketchbook taken from the years 1992 - 1995 and published in actual sketchbook format. SIGNED and NUMBERED edition of 2000 copies. 76 pages. Black & White 5" x 7" (13cm x 18cm)

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        The First Folio of Shakespeare. The Norton Facsimile. Limited edition copy

      The Folio Society, London 1996 - 928pp. Bound by Smith Setle of Otley in Wassa Goatskin with marble paper sides. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket in green slipcase Black hardback half leather cover with marbled boards Limited Facsimile eition [278/1000]; Second edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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