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        A Game of Thrones

      Bantam, 1996. Softcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Bantam Books, New York 1996. First Edition / Advance Reading Copy (ARC). Published in a limited quantity and released for review before the first edition was offered for sale to the public. In the rare dust jacket with unused cover art for the first edition. Signed by George R.R. Martin on his GRRM bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean covers, tight spine, light shelf wear, age toning at the first page, light stain at the fore-edge. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, unused cover art for the first edition, Advance Reading Cop at the front panel, light shelf wear and spots, author's photo at the rear flap,

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        A Game of Thrones ---book One of A Song of Ice and Fire ---by George R R Martin ( 1st Edition )

      N.Y.: Bantam, 1996, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1996. ------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, crease on rear flap, a bit of light rubbing to the jacket, a nice copy of this well received fantasy series, the true FIRST EDITION with the silver 'foil' dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Tom Hallman cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA )]
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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 inch cut and bubbling laminate on rear panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Hannes Bok: Drawings and Sketches ---one of 40 Copies with Original Art (plus an Additional Stone Lithograph By BOK )

      Circleville, N.Y.: Nicholas J Certo / Mugster Press, 1996, 1st Edition, 1st Printing -----------hardcover, a Fine unread copy, no dustjacket as issued, one small mark on one page (printing flaw and not a stain ), a lovely book which is packed with b&w drawings and sketches by Bok plus many hi-quality colour reproductions of some truly stunning Bok pieces, this is # 8 of the 40 copy limited edition with an original piece of Bok artwork, in this case a hand coloured image of two pioneer Davey Crockett types astride an emblem which is vaguely reminiscent of the American flag, ---as well, laid-in to this copy is the original stone lithograph of a lion as pictured on page 32 of this book, this image includes Bok's name etched into the border of the artwork, likely no other copies of this lion exist or at the most one or two, lithograph is a Near Fine example, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Original ART Signed By Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket as issued. Illus. by Hannes Bok.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Hannes Bok Drawings And Sketches

      Circleville, N.Y., New York: Mugster Press, 1996. .....Oversize hardcover, fine condition, issued without jacket, # 7 of 40 hardbound copies which include an extra color plate and an original black and white drawing (unsigned) by Bok which, to my eye, is a self-portrait. . First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Fine. Illus. by Hannes Bok. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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        Meliton Rodriguez, fotografo: Momentos, espacios y personajes, Medellin, 1892-1922 (Coleccion especial) (Spanish Edition)

      Biblioteca Publica Piloto de Med 1996 - 2nd Edition. Text in Spanish, English, French. Unread. No markings in book. Hard covers lightly scuffed. Unpaginated.

      [Bookseller: Orca Knowledge Systems, Inc.]
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        WER IST VICTOR HAMMER (WHO IS VICTOR HAMMER)

      The King Library Press, (Lexington 1996 - Text in English and German. Published as a keepsake for a lecture workshop in graphic design with David Pankow, marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the King Library Press by Carolyn Reading Hammer in 1956. According to Dr. Paul Holbrook of the Press, about 50 copies were printed. Designed by Holbrook. Type set by Suann Childers. Hand printed and sewn. Four broadsides by Koch (12 x 8 inches) and a brochure about the Fall 1996 Seminar in Graphic Design laid in. 4to., stiff paper wrappers, paper ties in Japanese style, all edges uncut. unpaginated. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        ARCHIVE consisting of 1 AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) and 4 TYPED LETTERS SIGNED (TLSs) to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan

      1985-1996. Letter. Near Fine to Fine. Interesting group of letters between these two famous Irish Americans, all SIGNED as "Bill." In the earliest letter, Kennedy remarks about a speech by Moyniham on the Harriman legacy: "I note in the speech you call me 'incorrigible' which delights me.... I was relatively new to reporting when Harriman was governor, covered him a few times but was very remote from politics, far more interested in interviewing gamblers, winos, war heroes, and Louis Armstrong.... I loved your stories about Albany politics when we talked." In other letters, Kennedy discusses details of the movie version of IRONWEED, inviting Moynihan to its world premiere in Albany, and work on his new novel.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        LGB Depesche. Konvolut von 37 Heften Heftbereich von 85 bis 117 Gedruckt auf bestem Kunstdruckpapier 28 x 20 cm. Jedes Heft mit Spezialthemen.

      Ernst Paul Lehmann / Patentwerke, 1996 - 2004., Nürnberg, - 28 x 20 cm. 60 S. pro Heft, Bücher. 20000 g. NK176. (ZS). Guter Zustand / Good condition. Wohl erhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        The Paintings of Paul C? zanne. A Catalogue Raisonn? . Band 1 und 2

      Harry N. Abrams, New York . 1996 - Textband (592 S.), Bildband (335 S., zahlr. Abb.), OLn., OSchuber, 31 x 24 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Buchholz OHG (Antiquariat)]
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        The Chinery Collection: 150 Years of American Guitars Bonus Poster

      BALAFON BOOKS/OUTLINE PRESS, LONDON AND ENGLAND 1996 - Bonus plus Poster 50 x 40 Creative Director: Nigel Osborne. Design: Sally Stockwell. Photography: Miki Slingsby. Editor: Siobhan Pascoe. Limited Edition of 6000. Number 0594 of 6000. Slipcase: Gilt title on cover. open shrinkwrap still in place. Dust Jacket: pictorial cover with just a hint of rubbing to foil from the slipcase. Cover: Gilt title on spine. Excerpt from dust jacket, "This important new work tells the story of 150 years of American guitar history through over 300 rare and exceptional instruments from the stunning collection of Scott Chinery. The story begins in New York in the 1830s as Christian arrives from his native Germany to set up the Martin guitar company and establish the blueprints for the American guitar. From that historic moment the reader is taken on a fascinating and comprehensive tour of guitar history. The many highlights of the Collection are showcased here in lavish, full-color photography, with over 300 instruments from more thant 75 brandnames that also include Bigsby, Ditson, Dobro, Dyer, Epiphone, Gretsch, Kay, Maccaferri, Micro-Frets, Mosrite, Oahu, Regal, Rickenbacker, Stella, Stromberg, Vega, Washburn, Wilkanowski and many more. Selected prime instruments are shown in extra-large size on special three-page foldouts strategically positioned throughout the book." Balafon's Registered Owner's Portfolio laid in. Also, contains a Chinery Collection Poster r 50 x 40 inches of a woman with a extremely large (BODATIOUS) bust holding a Martin Baby Ditson Style 45 guitar, and on the other side is many different guitars. dditional postage required. DATE PUBLISHED: 1996 EDITION: LIMITED ED 129 VERY GOOD. JACKET: VERY GOOD DJ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Chinery Collection 150 Years of American Guitars # 1739 of 6000

      OUTLINE PRESS, LONDON 1996 - # 1739 of 6000 copies. Bonus plus Poster 50 x 40. Slipcase has general wear such as lightly bumped corners. Dj has light wear, light rubbing. Book has tight binding, clean body and unmarked text. However, previous owner's name and tiny inscription on fep. Creative Director: Nigel Osborne. Design: Sally Stockwell. Photography: Miki Slingsby. Editor: Siobhan Pascoe. Slipcase: Gilt title on cover with light rubs. Dust Jacket: pictorial cover with just a hint of rubbing to foil from the slipcase. Cover: Gilt title on spine. Excerpt from dust jacket, "This important new work tells the story of 150 years of American guitar history through over 300 rare and exceptional instruments from the stunning collection of Scott Chinery. The story begins in New York in the 1830s as Christian arrives from his native Germany to set up the Martin guitar company and establish the blueprints for the American guitar. From that historic moment the reader is taken on a fascinating and comprehensive tour of guitar history. The many highlights of the Collection are showcased here in lavish, full-color photography, with over 300 instruments from more thant 75 brandnames that also include Bigsby, Ditson, Dobro, Dyer, Epiphone, Gretsch, Kay, Maccaferri, Micro-Frets, Mosrite, Oahu, Regal, Rickenbacker, Stella, Stromberg, Vega, Washburn, Wilkanowski and many more. Selected prime instruments are shown in extra-large size on special three-page foldouts strategically positioned throughout the book." Also contains a Chinery Collection Poster 50 x 40 inches of 2 D'Angelico Guitar's of front and rear DATE PUBLISHED: 1996 EDITION: LMT 129 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        SILENT. ORIGINAL ART WORK.

      [n.p., n.d.] 1996 - Original full color artwork for the Dennis McMillan publication of SILENT. The idea for the book was conceived by Robert S. Henderson and written by A. A. Attanasio. In total there are five separate pieces of original art each signed by Joe Servello, who was the artist for this project. Full colored artwork measures approximately 11 3/4" x 17" and includes the front and rear dust jacket panels. The black and white panels are each signed by Servello and measure approximately 11" x 14." All of the items are attractive and suitable for framing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Between Hope and History

      New York: Times Books/ Random House, 1996. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by former President Clinton to Lawton Chiles, the former U.S. Senator and Governor of Florida. The inscription reads, "To Lawton Chiles/ With thanks for/ being a great public/ servant and my friend- Bill Clinton/ 9-5-96." Clinton association copies of this caliber seldom enter the market. Published by President Clinton during his second run for the office of the President, Between Hope and History "is a snapshot of President Clinton's "New Democratic" philosophy as he segues from his first to his second term" (The New York Times Book Review, Robin Toner).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        POEMS

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1996. hardcover. Fine copy in slipcase of this lovely book. Lois Mailou Jones. Large folio (17-1/4" x 22-1/4") bound by hand in full purple linen by Carol Joyce of the Academy Bindery. Four poems in the original French and English translation printed letterpress on a textured Arches paper from Epinal, France, by Dan Keleher of the Wild Carrot Press. Copy #78 of 300 numbered copies illustrated with 6 quite dramatic ORIGINAL SILKSCREEN PRINTS by Lois Mailou Jones and SIGNED by both the African-American artist and the West African poet who was the first black member of the French Academy and the first president of Senegal, being re-elected four times. As a poet, Senghor became the foremost spokesman for Negritude--the literary and artistic expression of the black African experience. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        79 TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS of NEPAL, SCALE 1:25.000 or 1: 50.000

      KATHMANDU., Government of Nepal, Survey Department., 1996. Government of Nepal, Survey Department / Government of Finland., 1996. COLLECTION of 79 TOPOGRAPHICAL COLOURED MAPS. scale 1;25000 / 1: 50.000. Each 59 x 53 cms. Each map with Legenda in the Margins. Each Map with Title and Number. i.a: Sheet Number 2687 01A with Title DUMMANA means ; 26 in Block 26 = 26.00-27.00 NORTH, 87 = 87.00-88.00 EAST. Each Block has 16 Sections 1-16. In each Section are 4 quarters. 01 = Section NorthWest. A = upper quarter left. Map ending 06, or 07,or 08 = scale 1;50.000. Map ending 06A or 06B or 06C = scale 1;25.000. All maps in good condition. Most maps folded. Present many maps from the area North and North East of Kathmandu. maps dated 1994/5/6. Maps made in co-operation with the Government of Finland. Maps also separate available . Each Euro 15. Minimum buy 3 maps. available numbers on request.

      [Bookseller: antiquariaat de rijzende zon]
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        The Reality Dysfunction

      Macmillan, 1996. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The first volume in the NIGHT'S DAWN TRILOGY, the 2600 AD story of a renegade criminal's encounter with an utterly alien entity which threatens the peace of a golden age. Fine/Fine. Signed by Hamilton on the title page. This is a heavy book which may require a postage adjustment. From the Larry Owens collection. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Blues All Around Me. The Autobiography.

      Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996 - Octavo. Publisher's deluxe blue morocco, boards elaborately gilt blocked, cream silk endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. Illustrations throughout. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 1350 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf and finely bound. With the Easton Press certificate laid in. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        His Dark Materials [comprising] The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass

      US: Knopf. New York, Knopf, 1996-2000. Three Volumes. Hardback first editions and first impressions. Near Fine to Fine copies signed to the title pages without inscription. Compass has a small knock to the cloth at the bottom outside front corner. 1996-2000 . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1996.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        PERMANENT FOOD NO. 1-15 - A NEAR COMPLETE SET

      (PERMANENT FOOD). Cattelan, Maurizio & Paola Manfrin, Editors. PERMANENT FOOD NO. 1-15 - A NEAR COMPLETE SET. Milan, ITALY & Dijon, FRANCE. 1996-2007.: A&M Bookstore, L'Association Des Temps Liberes, Les Presses Du Reel & Fondazione Pitti Discovery, First Editions 1/3000. 8vo. Illustrated Wrappers. Contemporary Art Periodical. Near Fine or Better. Each np (192pp), profusely illustrated in color and b&w. This is a run of twelve of the fifteen total issues of Maurizio Cattelan and Paola Manfrin's quirky compendium in magazine form, "Permanent Food". Gathering found images from the realms of Fine Art, Fashion, Photography, Erotica, Advertising and pretty much everywhere else under the sun, each issue is a visual tour-de force collaged from appropriated cultural signifiers and leavened with a stiff dose of wry Cattelan-esque humor. A most handsome set of the trade editions of this fascinating, irregularly issued artist's project (cited on pages 306-313 of Phillip E. Aarons' "In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955") that has ceased publication lacking only numbers 1, 2, and the 2003 supplement to Italian Vogue that was issued between numbers 10 and 11. Number 12 is actually indicated as issue B, and 13 was never used so as to avoid bad luck. The fifteenth and final issue here is housed in it one of the Fondazione Pitti Discovery limited edition cloth bags featuring silkscreened photographs of the two editors in matching Miu Miu skirts and blouses. PLEASE NOTE: Inventory Number: 022537&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Reality Dysfunction (Night's Dawn Trilogy) (SIGNED 1st edition hardback)

      Macmillan, 1996. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Signed by Author. VG-/VG- 1st impression 1st ed 1996 Macmillan hardback, unclipped DJ with Jim Burns cover artwork, impressive and monumental SF epic. DJ a little rubbed at edges and spine ends, spine ends also a little pushed, else internally VG with quite bright pages. Scarce first edition hardback. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Gothic Horror; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0333634276. ISBN/EAN: 9780333634271. Inventory No: 038644..

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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        Economía exterior nº 32. Turquía

      Estudios de Política Exterior 1996 - Agenda para la adhesión a la UE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOSTIENE PEREIRA]
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        BILL & MOYA LEAR. AN UNFORGETTABLE FLIGHT

      Reno, NV: Jack Bacon & Co., 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Bound in half black leather and blue marbled boards. Illustrated with photographs. The story of the Lear Jet written by the widow of the founder in a personal, autobiographical manner. Of a total edition of 5000 copies, there were 26 lettered and signed copies and 20 Presentation copies given to the signers. This is a Presentation Copy and is marked as such on the colophon page. It is SIGNED by the author, Moya Lear, on a special page, and on the half-title page it is SIGNED by the first two men to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, President Gerald Ford, and test pilots Clay Long and Hank Beaird, who was the first Lear Jet pilot. In addition to creating the Lear Jet, William Lear also developed in 1930 the first working car radio, the rights which he sold to a company later called Motorola. An impressive collection of autographs, Armstrong is especially scarce in books.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Stücke

      Wien/Mchn., Jugend u. Volk (1977ff. ab 1996 Deuticke Vlg.).. Bde. 1, 5, 6, 7/I u. II, 8/I, 10, 12-15, 16/II, 17/I, 18/I u. II, 19-22, 23/I, 26/I, 27/I u. II, 28/I u. II, 31-35, 38; (Zus. 33 Bde.) 8°. Mit Abb., Notenbeispielen. OPbde. In neuwertigem Zustand. - (Sämtliche Werke Histor.-kritische Ausg. v. Jürgen Hein u. Jürgen Hüttner, Walter Obermaier u. W. Edgar Yates) Dabei: 1. Briefe. Hrsg. v. Walter Obermaier. Ebda. (1977). 251 S. Mit gefalt. farb. Brieffaksim. - 2. SCHWARZ, Heinr. Johann Nestroy im Bild. Eine Ikonographie. Ebda. (1977). quadr.-gr.-8°. 176 S. Mit zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb. u. Taf.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        VISIONAIRE NO. 24: LIGHT (TOM FORD FOR GUCCI)

      (VISIONAIRE) (FORD, TOM) (GUCCI). Ford, Tom, Stephen Gan, Cecilia Dean & James Kaliardos, Editors. VISIONAIRE NO. 24: LIGHT (TOM FORD FOR GUCCI). New York: Visionaire Publishing, 1996. First Edition 1/3300. Oblong 4to. Plexiglas Box. Fashion Quarterly. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. np (24 loose transparencies), profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Designed by Tom Ford. Limited to three thousand, three hundred copies, Visionaire No. 24: "Light" is one of the most highly prized issues of everyone's favorite deluxe fashion quarterly. For it "Visionaire teamed up with fashion luminary Tom Ford and Gucci on an issue devoted to the theme - Light. This was our most ambitious project to date in terms of content and production. There was a conscious effort on the parts of both Visionaire and Ford to steer clear of fashion and to focus on what we considered to be fine-art images. It introduced a new cast of contributors to the Visionaire fold: artists such as Sam Taylor-Wood, Andreas Gursky, and Christopher Bucklow; art director Peter Saville; animator Hayao Miyazaki; and architect Toyo Ito". The transparencies are housed in an elegant 5 1/2 x 15 x 2 1/2 inch sliding black Lucite case affixed with a silver plaque that contains a Lumigraphics light-emitting sheet operating on ten AAA batteries. A brand new, most handsome numbered copy (#1678/3300) in fine working order with batteries included of this beautiful object with the transparencies unopened in the publisher's shrinkwrap housed in Visionaire's black, foam-lined packing carton, 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. Inventory Number: 022369&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Visser Collection: Arms of the Netherlands in the Collection of H. L. Visser - Catalogue of Firearms, Swords and Related Objects Volumes I, Parts 1, 2 and 3

      Waanders Publisher, 1996. First Edition, 1st Printing. Oversized Hardbacks.. Excellent condition, just a touch of dust speckling to page edges./A few very minor flaws else excellent dust jacket. . B&W Photographs. Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted.& A lovely collectible copy. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Japanese Military and Civil Swords and Dirks

      England: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1996. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Small amount of foxing on one preliminary page other wise spotless. Dust Jacket in clear mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: The Last Word]
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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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        The Spirit Level - SLIPCASED

      Faber, London 1996 - 260 of just 350 copies of this beautiful slipcased limited edition. Signed on the limitation page by the author. Perfect and utterly collectable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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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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