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        Heimito von Doderer - Tagebücher 1920-1939. 2 Bände.

      C.H.Beck, 1996 - 1367 Seiten Komplette Ausgabe in 2 Bänden. - Kaum sichtbare Gebrauchsspuren, Zustand sonst tadellos. Bücher wirken ungelesen. 173 ISBN 9783406404092 Wir versenden Ihre Bestellung spätestens am folgenden Werktag. Sorgfältig verpackt. Rechnung mit ausgewiesener MwSt. liegt bei. Wie bei Antiquariaten allgemein üblich verschicken wir unsere Ware als Büchersendung. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass Büchersendungen bis zu 7 Tage unterwegs sein können. Größere Bücher werden als Paket verschickt und sind in der Regel 1-2 Tage unterwegs. Gerne können Sie Ihre Bücher auch persönlich bei uns abholen. Bitte rufen Sie in diesem Fall unbedingt zuvor bei uns an! Vielen Dank. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1750

      [Bookseller: Mogwa - Buchhandlung am Wasserturm]
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        Infinite Jest

      Boston: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Tenth Printing. Good. Signed. Illustrated wraps. Tenth printing of the first paperback edition. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Good, with slight reading curve and fading to spine, crease and small tear to front cover, soiling to edge of page block with scuffing/marking to top edge, and light general reading wear. Signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Spawn #50 (June 1996)

      Image Comics, 1996. Comic. Used; Acceptable. Comic; English language; First Edition First Printing; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Petroleum exploration, development, and production in Papua New Guinea: Proceedings of the 3rd PNG Petroleum Convention, 1996

      Papua New Guinea Chamber of Mines and Petroleum 1996 - 822 p., maps, illustrations, bibliography. some foxing (age spots) on 1st three & last four physical pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Masalai Press]
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        Race and Other Misadventures: Essays in Honor of Ashley Montgu in His Ninetieth Year

      Dixs Hill, New York: General Hall, Inc, 1996. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth. Fine in brown craft paper dust jacket of Montagu's own construction, with label. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Ashley Montagu's Own Copy. Signed "Ashley Montagu, 26 February 1996." on flyleaf and with a ALS from Len Lieberman sending him this Festschrift.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        EDICIONES ESPECIALES MANUSCRITAS E ILUSTRADAS A MANO

      Seleccion de fragmentos manuscritos por Ana van Raap 1996 - Siete ejemplares manuscritos, cocidos costura japonesa, algunos en papel reciclado, otros papel de arroz, Borges, Kafka, Juarroz, haiku/basho, tkatch, Garcia Lorca, Rimbaud, ilustrados a mano, ediciones unicas, jamas reimpresas. cubiertas originales en diferentes materiales, cartulina, encaje, etc. Irrepetibles, petit joyas.Algunos ejemplares estan ilustrados por el excelente pintor Jorge.g. Perrin. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: DEL SUBURBIO LIBROS- VENTA PARTICULAR]
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        I BRIGANTI ITALIANI DELL' OTTOCENTO II Tomi

      1996. AUTORE Vittorio Emiliani TITOLO I BRIGANTI ITALIANI DELL' OTTOCENTO II Tomi LUOGO (editore) EDITALIA, ROMA ANNO DI PUBBLICAZIONE 1996 FORMATO (32, 16, 8, 4, in folio) In folio TIPO COPERTINA Cartonato rigido in similpelle, con cofanetto N° PAGINE Pp. 400 circa ILLUSTRATO Illustrazioni a colori ed in bianco e nero DESCRIZIONE LIBRO Storia sui Briganti Italiani dell' ottocento, 2 volumi in ottime condizioni senza nessun segno ne' sulle copertine ne' sul cofanetto

      [Bookseller: AMARCORDLIBRI]
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        Medieval Manuscripts of the Latin Classics: Production & Use (Proceedings of the Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500 Series: Leiden 1993, Vol 3)

      Los Altos Hills, CA: Anderson-Lovelace, 1996. Designed at the Red Gull Press, London, and production was directed by Anderson-Lovelace. Printed at the Stinehour Press, Vermont, on Monadnock Dulcet paper. Presumed first and only printing of the first edition. Brown cloth spine with handmade [?] paper-covered hardboards. Pristine paper title label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. xvi and 256 pages. With numerous B&W illustrations, some full-page, and a few plates in color. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. This is a gorgeous copy in Fine condition. Fairly scarce in any condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Fight Club (Uncorrected Proof)

      W.W. Norton, New York 1996 - UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Palahniuk's first book, and basis for the widely acclaimed 1999 film directed by David Fincher and starring Ed Norton and Brad Pitt.Just about Fine in illustrated trade-size wrappers (softcover). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        ARMS TRADE.

      Tempe, Arizona:: Cabbagehead Press,, 1996.. Edition of 150. 8 x 10" closed (folded); 8 x 20" single sheet extended. Handmade paper from shredded paper currency with rag pulp including clothing from the victims named. Handset types used include Stymie, Clarendon, Baskerville, and Neuland. Metal relief engravings and woodcuts created for the images and printed by John Risseeuw at his Cabbagehead Press in Tempe, Arizona. Signed and numbered by the artist. Risseeuw created a piece about the world arms trade, printed on paper made from clothing of victims of armed conflict and recycled currency from the top 10 arms-exporting nations. John Risseeuw, Content-Specific Handmade Paper in Prints and Artist Books: "I started with an appropriate quote about arms sales, then printed a list of the top ten arms exporting nations between 1990 and 1994. The U.S. was (and is to this day), to my regret, the top exporter by far. I began a list of arms sold as well as some woodcut and engraved images. Inside the piece, the facts continue about the value of arms sold, the list of arms, and more quotes and images. Included within the page are stories of victims of armed conflict, from South Africa, Iraq, and elsewhere. Finally, at the bottom, the colophon tells you that the paper you are holding was made from the paper currency of the top ten arms exporting nations (U.S., Russia, Germany, UK, France, China, The Netherlands, Italy, Czech Republic, and Switzerland) mixed with clothing from the victims of armed conflict named above. For example, a papermaker friend in South Africa knew a woman whose sister had been murdered by the Security Police in 1985. She sent me a cotton skirt once belonging to her sister and it was pulped for this paper. A colleague at my university in the mathematics department is an Iraqi Kurd, who was chased out of northern Iraq with the other people of his family and village when the Iraqi army began shelling it. The paper contains clothing from people killed in that action sent from relatives who are still in exile in southern Turkey. "Repeatedly, I have found that the impact of this piece is increased when people read about, or are told, the content of the paper. Some, in shock, have dropped it, unable to bear the weight of the connection linking arms, money, and death. It is so simple, making the paper from these materials, yet the piece becomes a conceptual whole that is much more powerful. It has a wholeness like that of the farm keepsake - a satisfying unity and rightness - making the art into an object for deeper and further consideration, rather than merely a representation of an idea. The paper is not merely a substrate holding representative marks; it becomes something greater. A friend calls this Symbolic Paper, but I think it may be more than that.

      [Bookseller: Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC]
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        Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Big Game (Star Trek - Deep Space Nine Series)

      Globe Fearon Co 1996-03-01. Paperback. New. NEW BOOK

      [Bookseller: Outletzon]
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        Baking with Julia: Savor the Joys of Baking with America's Best Bakers

      U.S.A.: William Morrow Cookbooks 1996 - 1ST EDITION/1ST PRINTING STATED STATED based on the PBS series hosted by Julia Child hardcover book VERY GOOD minor edge/corner wear/ dustjacket has some wear to the spine jacket area in protected brodart cover, SIGNED on half title page by chef JULIA CHILD [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ODDS & ENDS BOOKS]
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        A FINE BALANCE

      London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1996. FIRST EDITION. This special presentation binding displays one of the major innovations developed by Philip Smith: the "maril onlay," a concentrated arrangement of a great many extremely small multicolored bits of scrap leather in an embedded picture. This same design feature has been used on a large number of Smith bindings, including some of his most famous works. The binding notes tipped in here describe the artisan's process in great detail, even explaining how a printing mistake necessitated the open back design, and also record the exhibitions at the British Library and the Bibliotheca Wittockiana where this work was displayed, and the issue of the "New Bookbinder" (vol. 17, 1997) in which it was featured. As a fellow of the Designer Bookbinders, Smith was regularly approached to create bindings for finalists for the Booker Prize, an annual tradition. "A Fine Balance" tells the story of the impact of the 1975-77 Indian political crisis known as "The Emergency" on two tailors, a widow, and an engineer whose lives are unexpectedly entwined. In addition to being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, it earned Indian-Canadian author Rohinton Mistry the prestigious Giller Prize in his adopted country. Even more lucratively for the author, it was selected for Oprah's Book Club in 2001.. 240 x 155 mm. (9 3/8 x 6 1/8"). 5 p.l., 614 pp. FIRST EDITION. DRAMATIC SKY BLUE AND BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO WITH MULTI-COLOR "MARIL" ONLAY BY PHILIP SMITH (signed in ink and dated October 1996 on rear pastedown), covers with complex maril inlays forming an impressionistic mountain range and river separating the light blue morocco "sky" above and the brown morocco "earth" below, the latter onlaid with a number of rounded black spots like boulders, eight brightly colored maril squares representing squares of the quilt described in the text scattered across the landscape; two black and one blue and black goatskin yokes across the spine, with painted stitching and paper quires showing through the openings between yokes, title blind-stamped on yoke at head, orange endpapers, head and fore edges painted and waxed, the head edge with a brightly colored quilt on a blue background, the fore edge with a continuation of the mountain design from the covers. Original pictorial dust jacket bound in. Booker Prize finalist presentation plate tipped onto the bound-in dust jacket spine. Binder's extensive notes tipped onto rear flyleaf. In mint condition. This special presentation binding displays one of the major innovations developed by Philip Smith: the "maril onlay," a concentrated arrangement of a great many extremely small multicolored bits of scrap leather in an embedded picture. This same design feature has been used on a large number of Smith bindings, including some of his most famous works. The binding notes tipped in here describe the artisan's process in great detail, even explaining how a printing mistake necessitated the open back design, and also record the exhibitions at the British Library and the Bibliotheca Wittockiana where this work was displayed, and the issue of the "New Bookbinder" (vol. 17, 1997) in which it was featured. As a fellow of the Designer Bookbinders, Smith was regularly approached to create bindings for finalists for the Booker Prize, an annual tradition. "A Fine Balance" tells the story of the impact of the 1975-77 Indian political crisis known as "The Emergency" on two tailors, a widow, and an engineer whose lives are unexpectedly entwined. In addition to being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, it earned Indian-Canadian author Rohinton Mistry the prestigious Giller Prize in his adopted country. Even more lucratively for the author, it was selected for Oprah's Book Club in 2001.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Ligeia: A Libretto.

      New York: Granary Books 1996 - Copy No. 108 of an edition limited to 135 copies. 13 ¼ in tall. Not paginated, but about 40 pages. Bound in black cloth with design on front cover by Jill Levine. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 short story. Sketches by Alex Katz. Signed on the colophon page by Creeley and Katz. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Game of Thrones: Book One of A Song of Ice and Fire

      New York: Bantam Books, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 694, [1]p. Boards. Map endpapers. A fine copy in about fine dustjacket with a touch of wear to the edges. ; Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Living Room; [together with] Weddings, Parties, Anything. New Pictures from the Continuing "Living Room" Series.

      Machester; New York: Cornerhouse Publications; Aperture, 1991 & 1996 - 2 works, quarto. Original cloth back orange paper boards and pink paper boards, titles to spines silver. With the photographic dust jackets. Living Room with small dent to lower board and short tear to cloth at hinge with matching short tear in the jacket. Excellent copies. Colour photographs, some full-page, throughout. First editions, first impressions. Both works signed by Waplington on the title-page: "For Stephen, best wishes, Nick Waplington, 1993" and "To Stephen, thank you & best wishes, Nick W. 1996" respectively. Living Room with essays by John Berger and Richard Avedon. Weddings, Parties, Anything with an essay by Irvine Welsh. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Römpp Lexikon Chemie 2.0 1 CD-ROM A - Z entspricht komplett der 10. vollst. überarb. Print-Auflage 1996-1999 für Windows ab 3.1/95/98/NT von Thieme, Stuttgart In über 44.000 Stichwörtern vermittelt die CD-ROM aktuelles Wissen aus der Chemie und weiteren naturwissenschaftlichen Bereichen: Analytik, Arbeitssicherheit, Biologie, Biochemie, Fabstoffe, Medizin, Mineralogie, Naturstoffe,

      Naturwissenschaften Chemie Lexika Chemiker Analytik Arbeitssicherheit Biologie Biochemie Fabstoffe Medizin Mineralogie Naturstoffe

      [Bookseller: LLU-Bookservice]
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        LETTERE A FRANCESCO VETTORI E A FRANCESCO GUICCIARDINI

      RIZZOLI, 1996. ITALIANO 0,28 A cura di Giorgio Inglese, pagine ottimamente conservate, brossura editoriale illustrata e con lievissimi ed inevitabili segni di usura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Epistle of Rabbi Samuel]; [Epistola Samuelis]; [Title from incipit:] Hic Incipit Prohemium Unius Libelli Translati De Arabico In Latinum De Inductione Ad Fidem Catholicam Iudeorum A Quodam iudeo Confecto

      Around the first half of the fifteen century - Manuscript in Latin. Large margins. Paper with unidentified watermark. Text in black ink, headings, initials and rubrications in red. With a note by later hand on title page, about Alfonsus: "Parisis per manum fratris Alfonciis". In modern half vellum binding. 20 leaves. Manuscript copy in Latin of the Epistle of Rabbi Samuel, one of the most influential anti-Jewish treatises of the middle ages. Allegedly translated from Arabic by the Spanish Dominican Hebraist and Arabist Alfonsus Bonihominis (d. 1353). Alfonsus writes in his introduction to the manuscript, that the Epistle was written after the year 1000 by Rabbi Samuel, a Jew of Fez in Morocco, to share the reasons with Rabbi Isaac, chief of the synagogue at Sujulmeca (Subiulmeta?), which led him to be baptized and convert to Christianity. According to Alfonsus it was originally written in Arabic because only a few Jews and even fewer Christians knew that language, thus the text could remain concealed for hundreds of years, and the Christians were not able to use it against Jews, until he found and translated it while he was the Bishop of Marrakech in 1338 or 1339. The Epistle itself, coming after this introduction. Most copies are divided into twenty-four, sometimes twenty-five sections. Other version of the work, like this copy, contains additional chapters. Since the Arabic original of the text, from which Alfonsus allegedly translated the Epistle, has never been found, it is more likely that he imitated other works in the genre and composed a new text himself, which ended up being among the most widely copied and printed anti-Jewish tracts of the later middle ages. Bibl.: Limor, O.: The Epistle of Rabbi Samuel of Morocco: A Best-Seller in the World of Polemics. In: Contra Iudaeos. Ancient and Medieval Polemics between Christians and Jews. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1996. pp. 177-194. Insignificant wormholes to margin with no effect to text. Overall in fine condition. Manuscript in Latin. Large margins. Paper with unidentified watermark. Text in black ink, headings, initials and rubrications in red. With a note by later hand on title page, about Alfonsus: "Parisis per manum fratris Alfonciis".

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Unforgettable Flight

      1996. First Edition . Signed. LEAR, Bill and Moya. Bill and Moya Lear: An Unforgettable Flight. Reno: Jack Bacon, 1996. Octavo, original full black calf gilt, marbled endpapers, original full calf slipcase. $6500.Signed limited first edition, one of only 20 copies for presentation, signed by Moya Olsen Lear, Buzz Aldrin, Gerald Ford, and Learjet test pilots Hank Beaird and Clay Lacy, with the clipped signature of William Lear laid in. This copy specially bound by the publisher in full calf and housed in publisherÂ’s full calf slipcase.Written by William LearÂ’s widow Moya, this is the account of the self-made man who founded Lear, Inc., and oversaw the development of the Learjet. Since its first flight in 1963, this innovative aircraft, built to replicate the performance and amenities of a commercial airliner, has become the standard for executive business travel. The Learjet 23 was the first small jet aircraft to enter mass production as well as the first to be developed and financed by a single individual, and represents a landmark in commercial aerospace development. With sixteen pages of photographs. This is a special binding; most copies of the presentation edition are found in half leather. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        BOOK OF POSTERS PRINTED AT WHITTINGTON With an Introduction by John Randle

      Risbury, Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1996. 2 volumes. First Edition, LIMITED TO ONLY 50 HANDNUMBERED COPIES, the "B" collection numbered 51-100 and containing 25 tipped in posters. With wood engravings on the half-title and colophon by Hellmuth Weissenborn along with the 20 tipped-in posters on various papers, many of which printed in colours, many are large and fold out. Super folio, in the original binding by the Fine Book Bindery of half buckram over paper covered boards with woodblock on upper cover, coloured endpapers, contained in the original matching slipcase. 6, [1] + posters preceded by captioned leaves pp. A very fine copy, pristine and perfect. As mint. FIRST EDITION. A BEAUTIFUL PRODUCTION AND VERY SCARCE DUE TO VERY LIMITED NUMBER PRODUCED. The Whittington Press produces posters mostly as a form of distraction from their more complex projects and typically in very small numbers. Over time these have become an important tool for spreading word of the Press' activities and goals. This collection includes posters printed between 1979 and 1995, and has been selected to display the great variety of typefaces and papers used by the press.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        THE WHITTINGTON PRESS A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1982-1993 With An Introduction By John Randle

      Risbury, Herefordshire: The Whittington Press, June, 1996. NUMBERED FIRST AND LIMITED EDITION, one of only 80 copies bound in vellum and marbled boards and one of only a small number to include an extensive set of tipped-in specimen pages. Including the normal copies, there was a printing of only 380 copies in total. Included is a printed letter/order form with notations and salutation in hand from Rosalind Randle to the original owner. Handsomely printed on Zerkall mould-made papers, illustrated with engravings printed from woodblocks and tritone plates printed by DTD, and with the set of over 40 specimen pages, mostly from the original printings, which was not included in the 244 buckram bound copies. 4to, in the original binding by the Fine Bindery of half vellum over beautifully marbled paper covered boards, the spine panel trimmed and lettered in gilt, in the original slipcase. 179, [1], specimen leaves. A pristine and perfect as mint copy of this beautifully produced book. FIRST EDITION, VERY LIMITED ISSUE AND A VERY BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THIS MODERN FINE PRESS. The Whittington Press has, since 1971, been printing books by letterpress from type ('as God intended', the Reverand Bernard Roberts once remarked), in the Gloucestershire village of Whittington. The Press was begun by John and Rosalind Randle partly as the result of an early enthusiasm for Caslon type, Albion presses and hand-made papers, and partly because of a wish to escape from London publishing jobs at the weekend. The first book of the Press, Richard Kennedy's 'A Boy at the Hogarth Press' (1972), which took a year of weekends and holidays to print in an edition of 525 copies on an 1848 Columbian hand-press, proved to be that rare event in the private press world, a best seller, and encouraged the founders to make the Press a full-time activity in 1974. From 1972 to 1991 the Press’ home was at Manor Farm, Andoversford, a mile away from the presses at Whittington. Since 1972 they have printed, and nearly always published, some 250 books, including the renowned annual review for printers and bibliophiles, Matrix (‘by far the finest periodical of the book arts of the twentieth century, surpassing even the seven-volume Fleuron issued in the 1920s’), which is now in its thirty-fifth year. The Press has received numerous awards for its printing and publishing, including THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION’S AWARD for Matrix, the first time APHA’S INSTITUTIONAL AWARD has gone to a private press. The Press has a varied list, which can be best described as belles lettres, and includes books with and about wood-engravings, bibliographies of other presses, type specimens, diaries, pochoir (stencil) illustration, and much else. One common theme is illustration, nearly always printed from the original block, plate or stencil (‘things, not pictures of things’, as Eric Gill once said).

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Werke und Briefe. Kritische Ausgabe. Bd. 1 - 11 (in 14) vollständig 1996-2010. Komplett.Bd. 1: Gedichte / Bd. 2: Dramen / Bd. 3-5: Prosa / Bd. 6-11: Briefe, Nachträge

      Hrsg. v. N.Oellers, H.Röllecke u. I.Shedletzky Frankfurt Jüdischer Verlag 1996 Ca. 7000 S. Erstmals mit umfangreichen Entwürfen aus dem Nachlaß.Brief- und Werkausgaben OLwd. m. OU. Teilweise im Pappschuber. Erste kritische Gesamtausgabe. guter bis sehr guter Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gesamtausgabe

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Loest]
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        Werke. Kommentierte Ausgabe in vier Bänden. Ledereinband. Band 1: Gedichte 1895 bis 1910. Gedichte 1910 bis 1926. Band 3: Prosa und Dramen. Band 4: Schriften.

      Frankfurt am Main und Leipzig, Insel Verlag, 1996. 1. Auflage., 4 Bände., 1035 + 971 + 1087 + 1103 Seiten., 8°. OLeder mit OSchutzumschlag im neutralen OPappschuber., Rainer Maria Rilke Werke. Kommentierte Ausgabe in vier Bänden. Herausgegeben von Manfred Engel, Ulrich Fülleborn, Horst Nalewski und August Stahl. Sehr gutes Exemplar in Dünndruck mit Lesebändchen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Werkausgabe, Literatur, Lyrik, Gedichte, Kunst

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Nikolaikirche Einzel]
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        Infinite Jest

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, second printing. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page and dated 2/96 in blue ink. Near Fine with light rubbing to spine ends, in a Near Fine dust jacket with price intact and Vollmann's name corrected, light rubbing to the spine ends. A very nice copy of the late author's magnum opus, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        His Dark Materials (American Editions)

      1996. Signed. PULLMAN, Philip. The Golden Compass. WITH: The Subtle Knife. WITH: The Amber Spyglass. WITH: Lyra's Oxford. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996-2003. Together, four volumes. Octavo, original half navy cloth gilt (Books I, II), illustrated paper boards (Book III), original dust jackets. Lyra's Oxford: 12mo, original pictorial red cloth, mounted cover illustration. $2500.First American editions of Pullman's celebrated trilogy—the second two books signed by Pullman on the title pages—together with the companion volume, Lyra's Oxford.A former schoolteacher and accomplished playwright, Pullman followed several historical and realistic novels with this literate, sophisticated series, ""perhaps the most highly acclaimed work of fantasy for young adults published in the 1990sÂ… The Dark Materials series is filled with moral ambiguity rather than clear-cut didacticism, and readers as well as [protagonist] Lyra must grapple with the difficult questions raised by the story"" (Fantasy and Horror 7-311). ""InitiallyÂ… [Pullman] simply planned to infuse his story with Miltonian atmosphereÂ… Soon, however, Milton's theme, the Fall of Man, crept into the novelÂ… [Pullman explains,] 'My story resolved itself into an account of the necessity of growing up, and a refusal to lament the loss of innocence'"" (The New Yorker). The final installment, The Amber Spyglass, became the first children's novel ever to win the Whitbread Book of the Year Award (2001). The Golden Compass first published in Britain in 1995 as Northern Lights; other volumes published in Britain in the same years, under the same titles. Text of Lyra's Oxford with slightest toning to edges. A fine and desirable set, signed in two volumes.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Muhammad Ali His Life and Times

      Easton. Very Good. 1996. Full-Leather. Very Good full leather hardcover edition, no names or bookplates. May have some very slight shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages; Signed by All Authors .

      [Bookseller: Elders Bookstore]
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        Quaderni di appunti di Anna Achmatova

      Einaudi, 1996. UsatoBuono Copertina: Buone Pagine: Buone

      [Bookseller: Libro di Faccia]
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        Mémoires interrompus

      First edition, one of 30 numbered copies on vélin chiffon de Lana, the only large paper copies. A very fine copy. Odile Jacob Paris 1996 15,5x23,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Photograph signed (vs. Joe Frazier)

      , 1996. 1996. Signed. LEIFER, Neil. Large original color photograph signed. Manila, Philippines: no publisher, October 1, 1975 (printed November, 1993). Poster-sized photographic print (sheet measures 20 inches by 24 inches), signed beneath the image. $6800.Extraordinary poster-size color photograph of Smokin

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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        Das Martyrologium für Kaiser Lothar I., Reg. Lat. 438

      Belser Verlag 1996 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Korn & Berg Universitätsbuchhandlung]
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        The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1996. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto (9" x 13") bound in gray morocco-backed cloth, with an illustration in stone inset on the front cover. Beautifully illustrated with six photogravures produced from the author's original negatives. Copy #228 of 300 copies, signed by Harrer on the colophon. A compelling account the history of attempts on the Eiger's north face, both successful and disastrous, and most notably Harrer's own first ascent of the North Face with Anderl Heckmair, Ludwig Vorg, and Fritz Kasparek in 1938. One of the true classics of mountaineering literature. A fine copy, in the original cloth slipcase, also in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Quo vadis?

      OSCAR MONDADORI, 1996. ITALIANO 0,37 N. 45 della collana; traduzione e note di Tito Zucconi; brossura editoriale illustrata a colori; lievissimi segni di usura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Citizen Sidel

      1996. KLEIN, William and CHARYN, Jerome. Citizen Sidel. No place: (Coromandel Express, 1996). Oblong folio, signatures loose as issued in paper portfolio and original clamshell box. $12,500.Signed limited edition, number 82 of only 80 copies signed by both Klein and Charyn, with six exhibition-size vintage gelatin silver prints of New York, each print numbered and signed by Klein, and mounted on Arches paper, in original clamshell box.William Klein and Jerome Charyn each grew up Jewish in tough New York neighborhoods whose “great hero,” in CharynÂ’s words, “was always the local tough who never survived his own childhoodÂ… it was like Sophocles in the Bronx” (“Interview,” Center for Book Culture). Both would leave New York for Paris, then return and use their respective arts to explore New YorkÂ’s mythical qualities. Klein sought a way of compelling his “photographs to reveal the harshness of life on the New York streets, and he realized that the way to do so was to cultivate in himself a killer instinct for pictures as ferocious as the primal emotions he wanted to betray in his subjects” (Frizot, 644). The text by Charyn accompanying KleinÂ’s photographs, in two columns in French and English, describes a day in the political campaign of Isaac Sidel, the police detective at the center of a critically-praised series of novels. Charyn is a writer who “has made [New York City] his universe and has turned it into something entirely his own” (Washington Post). In 1963 Klein “was named one of the most important photographers in the history of the medium” (McDarrah & McDarrah, 261). As the publisher notes in the laid-in booklet, these “photographs can not be sold as original prints elsewhere than in this edition.” CharynÂ’s full-length novel Citizen Sidel was published in 1999. A beautiful high spot in modern photography. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Lignées

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on vélin d'Arches paper, the only ones with an original drawing by Micaëla Henich as a frontispiece, the tirage de tête.Autograph signatures of Jacques Derrida and Micaëla Henich underneath the justification. With 200 drawings by Micaëla Henich.Library stamp to title, a very good copy. Rare. William Blake & Co Périgueux 1996 22,5x32cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A Game of Thrones (1st impression 1st ed hardback, A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)

      Voyager, 1996, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition. VG-/VG- 1st impression 1996 1st edition original full-size Harper Voyager hardback, unclipped DJ - pages a little tanned, light surface crease to outer edge of page 211, a little corner rubbing and bumping, almost 1cm closed tear to lower front corner of DJ, light surface rubbing to spine ends and minor indents to lower front edge of board else VG tidy and unmarked. Very scarce original hardback 1st printing. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0002245841. ISBN/EAN: 9780002245845. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 065044.

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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      Linolschnitt 1996 - Aufl. 40 Exemplare, 42,5 x 30 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erh

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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