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        The Necropolis of Ancon in Peru: A Contribution to our Knowledge of the Culture and Industries of the Empire of the Incas, Being the Results of the Excavations Made on the Spot

      Hannover: U. Carlson. Very Good; 8 x 11.5 Hardback in Very Good condition. 1997. Hardcover. Illustrated by 139 color plates 2 black and white; Replica Edition in a single volume of the scarce 3 volume translation by Keane (1880-7). Burial artifacts, mainly textiles. Limited to 40 copies. ; 5.5; 372 pp. .

      [Bookseller: RugBooks.com]
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        The Appointment

      New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997. First edition of the Nobel Prize winning-author's gripping story of a Romanian women's daily life in a stagnated dictatorship. Octavo. Original boards with titles to the spine in gilt. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author in person.

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        IMPERFECT SOLUTION.|AN

      D'Ambrosio, (Phoenix) 1997 - Limited to 50 signed, numbered copies. (Bradbury, D'Ambrosio 2, 56; D'Ambrosio 175, 180). Five special boxes bound in a series between the two covers, with linking texts. Various items within the boxes, such as sea shells, pearls, turquoise, silver, dried flowers, coral, and variously colored papers. A specially cast page is backlit by a tiny bulb that lights when that page is opened. The binding features a cut-out castle form on both front and back covers with floral cloth spine and edges. Title and colophon are on outside binding. A very innovative and unusual production. oblong miniature book (8.5 x 5 cm), cut-out castle form front and back boards with floral-design cloth spine, silver ties. (10) pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        German Stoneware 1200-1900

      00 00, 1997 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this study of the making of, decorating and use of stoneware in Germany over the last thousand years. With numerous monochrome photographs throughout. Containing contributions from Robin Hildyard, John A. Goodall, Judy Rudoe, Duncan R Hook, Ian C. Freestone and Mike S. Tite. Pritned for the Trustees of the British Museum. Condition: In a black cloth binding with unclipped dustwrapper. Externally in lovely condition, with just a couple of marks to the boards. Dustwrapper is smart, with justa couple of marks and a few closed tears to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: FINE with a FINE Dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        CAHIERS OZANAM, 1968-1997, 117 NUMEROS (INCOMPLET)

      Société de Saint-Vincent de Paul 1997 - RO40192041: 117 numéros. Illustrés de nombreuses photos en noir et blanc. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en 1res pages. Année 1972 manquante (disponible à l'unité). Du n° de jan.-fév. 1968, au n°138, avril 1997. Sommaire du n° de jan.-fév. 1968: La Société de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul dans le monde moderne. Réunion plénière du Conseil Général. Mgr Brun s'adresse aux aumôniers. Chez moi on s'en f., on s'embrasse jamais. Les péripéties d'un vestiaire. Astérix chez les jeunes Vincentiens. Comment vit-on à Piéla ? Sommaire du n° 138: Arriver à se donner, Jean Cherville. Le reconnaîtrez-vous ?, Raoul Follereau. 3e pèlerinage au Berceau, Sur les pas de saint Vincent de Paul, P. J.P. Renouard, Sur les pas de Frédéric Ozanam, P. Marcel Vicent. Bienheureux Frédéric Ozanam ! In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise. La librairie Le-livre offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 499 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM A TRIUMPH

      Published by Castle Hill Press, 1997. 1st edition.. Hardback. Fine. Fine condition with no wrapper. The Complete 1922 Text (the 'missing' pages were found in 1997 and are now here complete in this volume). Two full-goatskin issue volumes. Large format. Two smaller volumes: One is a bound copy of the Illustrations from 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'. Cloth bound portfolio contains Proof Portraits and tissue-guards and letter from publisher. First edition limited to 752 copies, of which only 80 were published in full goatskin with portfolio and illustrations volume. All complete and in beautiful condition, just slight damp yellow mark to portfolio cloth. This is copy no. 88. Contained in original slip-case that is in near fine condition, with a couple of small grubby marks. [S]

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        The Subtle Knife

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1997 - SIGNED BY PHILLIP PULLMAN on the Title Page. Dark blue boards with navy blue cloth quarter binding and gold titles to spine. +++ SEE PHOTO +++ Publishing sequence: 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1. First American edition. Red remainder dot to top edge. Otherwise not inscribed and not price-clipped. Whilst Pullman has won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize and Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards it was only the final instalment of the His Dark Materi als trilogy that seems to have garnered him the popular acclaim he undoubtedly deserves, also pleasing the critics as it won the Whitbred Book of the Year Prize - the first Children's book to do so. The trilogy has since been voted one of the top five books ever, by the British public in a national poll. A stage play has already appeared and the movie has already been commissioned with Tom Stoppard writing the screenplay. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis (first abridged and revised edition)

      This is the first abridged and revised edition of Churchill's monumental and acclaimed history of World War I in the original first printing dust jacket - one of the most striking and rare dust jackets in the Churchill canon.  The front face of the yellow-tan dust jacket features a full-length, half-tone photograph of Churchill striding, in top hat and tails with walking stick in hand.  The rear cover features a smaller head and shoulders image of Churchill in the uniform of the South African Light Horse (set amid an advertisement for A Roving Commission).  Writing in 1997, Churchill expert Richard Langworth said of this dust jacket "I know of only two or three of these in existence."  We know of a few more than that, but certainly only a small number survive and very few collectors are able to own them.  This first abridged and revised edition is not simply an abridgement, but a genuine first edition in its own right; Churchill made significant revisions and added a new introduction and an entire new chapter on the Battle of the Marne.  Moreover, the U.S. edition preceded the British, making it the true first edition.  This copy is notable for condition as well as scarcity, being near-fine in a very good dust jacket.  The blue cloth binding is square, immaculately clean, and tight, with sharp corners and vivid spine gilt.  Searching for exterior flaws, we find only light shelf wear to the lower edge, barely perceptible mottling of the color at the lower front edge, and a fractional adhesion of some dust jacket paper fibers to the fore edge of the rear cover.  The contents remain bright and clean.  We find no spotting and even the untrimmed fore edges and top edge remain quite clean.  The sole previous ownership mark is a name, date, city, and price in faded ink written vertically along the ffep gutter: "Demuth Norman (Chicago) Jan 4 1936 $5.00".  The dust jacket is a noteworthy survivor.  It is unclipped, still bearing the original $5.00 front flap price and notably clean, with only slight soiling confined to the spine tail and the upper rear hinge.  Shelf presentation is particularly good, with the jacket spine only very slightly toned and highly complete, showing only fractional losses at the extreme spine ends.  The only two losses of note are at the bottom edge of the front face, these being a .75 x .75 inch triangle at the lower front hinge and .5 wide x .25 inch deep chip closer to the front flap fold.  There is also a .375 inch abrasion to Churchill's right leg.  The jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.5.a, Woods/ICS A31(ba.1), Langworth p.115.

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        SCHIRRA'S SPACE

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book 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. ; Signed by author Wally Schirra ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        De waarheid liegt

      1997 Antwerpen, Uitgeverij Jef Meert, . eerste druk, oplage 30 gesigneerde exemplaren, 165 gram, 19,5:24 cm. in cassette/box. Met een originele gesigneerde sculptuur van Gust Gils, volgens de Japanse Rakutechniek gebakken en geglazuurd door Yo Vandevenne (hoogte: 18,5 cm.). Het geheel is gevat in een vollinnen overslagdoos (22:35:10,5 cm.).Met handgeschreven gedicht, Gesigneerd Gust Gils.

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        The Dark Tower: Vol. IV, Wizard and Glass (in two volumes)

      Hampton Falls (NH): Donald M. Grant, 1997. First Edition. One of 1200 numbered copies (#229) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND THE ILLUSTRATOR. Two volumes, as new in Dust Jackets and cloth slipcase and still sealed in original shrink-wrap. Illustrated by Dave McKean

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        Maritime Casualties 1963-1996

      LLP Professional Publishing, U.K. 1997 - 1859781101 741 pages. "Contains reports relating to all merchant and naval vessels of 500 tons gross and over reported to have been either totally lost or to have been declared constructive total losses due to all causes, including war losses, during the complete 34-year period from 1963 to 1996. Also included are those vessels between 100 grt and 499 grt where loss of life was reported to have exceeded 15 persons." - from Preface. Appendixes provide details of: Loss of life by year; War Total Losses; Largest vessels lost by year; Oil Tanker total losses; Bulk/Ore Carrier Total Losses; Largest Container Carrier Losses; Cruise Ship Total Losses; The Worst Passenger Ferry Disasters; Largest Tanker oil spills; Submarine Losses. Minimal library markings. Moderate wear. A sound reference copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grand Chessboard - American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives *SIGNED AND NUMBERED LEATHERBOUND FIRST EDITION*

      The Easton Press, USA 1997 - SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPY 223 pages. Index. Signed copy #297 of 1,150. Includes certificate of authenticity. "Few Americans have influenced international affairs as profoundly as the author. As a scholar, theorist, teacher, best-selling author, and advisor to both Democratic, and Republican presidents, he has for over thirty years been one of the nation's premiere strategists. In this work he examines how America, as the world's only remaining superpower, can best preserve its global prominence in the post-Cold War World. His primary focus is the Eurasian landmass stretching from France to Korea - an area Dr. Brzezinski calls the "grand chessboard" on which the world's powers will struggle for political and economic advantage. Essential for policy-makers and citizens concerned with America's future." - from insert. All edges gilt. Gilt-decorated brown full-leather binding. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Slight indentation to upper corner of textblock. An excellent copy of this significant work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tibetan Portrait, The Power Of Compassion

      New York: Rizzoli. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. Reprint Edition; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0847819574 . An attractive Reprint of the 1996 publication in still Near Fine condition with bumped top of spine, page block Fine in Fine, lightly rubbed dust-jacket, SIGNED on the half-title page by His Holiness and Nobel Peace Prize winner, the fourteenth Dalai Lama; A collection of fascinating insights about a deeply spiritual culture's struggle to survive and maintain compassion in the face of tremendous aggression. Throughout 1994, photographer Phil Borges traveled to Tibet, as well as parts Nepal and northern India in an effort to understand what had happened to them, to their country and their culture. Text by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, prologue by Jeffrey Hopkins, epilogue by Elie Wiesel .

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        The Collected Speeches

      London: Harper Collins, , 1997. Octavo. Original full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, all edges gilt, blue silk ribbon page marker. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. Fine in slipcase. First edition, first impression. Deluxe edition limited to 200 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to lead a major Western democracy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ireland and the Printed Word : A Short Descriptive Catalogue of Early Books, Pamphlets, Newsletters and Broadsides Relating to Ireland. Printed 1475-1700

      DeBurca Rare Books, Dublin 1997 - slight toning to page edges, else generally fine copy, limited edition of 250 copies signed by the author and publisher, maroon cloth, illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Speeches.

      London: Harper Collins, 1997 - Octavo. Original full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, all edges gilt, blue silk ribbon page marker. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. Fine in slipcase. First edition, first impression. Deluxe edition limited to 200 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to lead a major Western democracy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BLINDNESS

      New York City, NY: Harcourt Brace, 1997. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Harcourt Brace, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 294 pages. The author&#39;s sixth novel to be translated into English. One of the greatest novels of the 20th century. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now very scarce. Presents Jose Saramago&#39;s "Ensaio sobre a Cegueira", his anti-totalitarian allegory/novel, in a felicitous English translation. It is the very last translation by Giovanni Pontiero, to whom the book is dedicated (together with Saramago&#39;s wife Pilar and daughter Violante). Saramago considered himself very lucky (rightly so) to have had two masterly English translators (Pontiero was succeeded by Margaret Jull Costa). By the most cruelly ironic twist of fate, Pontiero was already gravely ill when he was working on "Blindness". "He was translating &#39;Blindness&#39;, which he finished. Then he died. Toward the end, he himself started to go blind as a result of medication his doctors gave him. He had to choose between taking the medication, which would sustain him for a bit longer, and not taking it, which would create other risks. He chose, shall we say, to preserve his vision, and he was translating a novel about blindness. It was a devastating situation" (Jose Saramago). Saramago was an anomaly who came out of nowhere, seemingly born a genius. Every single page of every single book he has ever written makes the reader feel that he or she is in the hands of an unsurpassable Master. "He got ahead of us; he is ahead of us. His work belongs to our future" (Ursula K. LeGuin). The basis of the fine film adaptation by Fernando Meirelles, with Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo. An absolute "must-have" title for Jose Saramago collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Jose Saramago. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page or bookplate. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few signed copies of the First American Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Among the Nobel Laureates and other great writers of our time, Saramago&#39;s signature was the most difficult to get because he rarely left Lanzarote, the island he moved to at the height of his fame. Now that he is dead, he isn&#39;t signing any more copies. And yet, signed copies of his books, while not exactly cheap, remain under-priced as compared to those of say, Gabriel Garcia Marquez or Cormac McCarthy. While they are great writers, Saramago will be regarded by posterity as a greater writer than both of them, and there is no British or American novelist of the last fifty years, living or dead, who comes close to Saramago&#39;s achievement (except, according to Harold Bloom, for Philip Roth at his best). A rare signed copy thus. </B></i> Regarded by Harold Bloom as one of the two greatest novelists of our time (the other being Philip Roth), Jose Saramago will be read as probably the greatest European novelist of the last fifty years. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JOSE SARAMAGO TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0151002517.

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        Sur une gravure de Tal-Coat *

      Atelier de et à Saint-Prex, 3.1997. - En feuilles 33 x 24 sous couverture de papier fort, titrée au premier plat en noir. Dans le prolongement de deux autres plaquettes de bibliophilie illustrée d'estampe originale, ici figurant un hibou, "Le Buisson" et "La Fente", publiés chez le même éditeur.Le poème, écrit en 95, justifie le même chiffre à la justification du tirage.Un second titre des deux même larrons, La bête de Talcoat, se feraient la paire avec 10% de remise de peine. Édition originale. L'un des 95 exemplaires numérotés sur papier cuve, signés par l' auteur et l'éditeur, tirage unique.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Proud Highway

      Villard 1997 - First edition, inscribed by Hunter S. Thompson with his much less common full signature, instead of just the more common initials, and dated Christmas, 1999. This book was likely a holiday gift from Thompson to friends. Very fine in a fine dust jacket and a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest [SIGNED]

      New York: St. Martin&#39;s Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author(s) Second printing, signed on the half title page by both authors, and dated by Boukreev on 11/14/97, about a month before he was killed in an avalanche on Annapurna. As new. This important book provides one of the several different viewpoints on the tragic events of the 1996 Everest climbing season, made famous by Jon Krakauer in Into Thin Air. Because Boukreev died not long after publication, signed copies of this book are quite scarce.

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        Echoes of An Autobiography

      New York: Doubleday, 1997. First edition. Octavo. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Signed by both Nobel Laureates Naguib Mahfouz and Nadine Gordimer, who contributed the foreword to this volume. Both signatures were obatined in person. Naguib Mahfouz was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988 for his status as one of the first contemporary writers of Arabic literature to explore themes of existentialism (Gordon, 2007). He published 34 novels, 350 short stories, dozens of movie scripts, and five plays over a 70-year career. Many of his works have been made into Egyptian and foreign films. Mahfouz&#39;s work describes the development of his country, Egypt, in the 20th-century but in a manner that combine the literary techniques of Eastern and Western literature, authors such as Marcel Proust and Franz Kafka. His stories are set in the densely populated urban areas of Cairo, and his characters are ordinary people who must cope with the modernization of society and the temptations of Western values.

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        Racconti delle fate.

      Subject: (Libri d'autore). Vicenza, Rumor, 1997, 8vo legatura di Gottardo Cendron in cartonato bianco bombato con filetti in oro zecchino ai piatti, cesta di fiori in vetro di Murano a cera persa, applicato al piatto anteriore (realizzato da Giovanni Vio), pp. 97 con 17 tavole a colori di Giovanni Grasso Fravega, del quale ? anche il disegno al colophon, fimato e numerato. Edizione di 110 esemplari; ristampa dell'edizione italiana del 1752 a cura di Giuseppe Zanasi. (Hard Cover)

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        Tomorrow Never Dies

      London: Hodder and Stoughton 1997., 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The standard hardcover edition, with cover photo of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond and Bruce Fierstein listed as scriptwriter (a variant exists with four writers credited). Published simultaneously with the mass-market softcover. A lovely fine copy with the faint production crease to pastedown, seemingly affecting the majority of copies. Raymond Benson&#39;s first 007 novelisation and by far his rarest Bond book. Signature obtained in person at one of several book signing sessions held in our London store. Hubin; Crime Fiction IV. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 613.

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        HarperCollins

      1997 New York 1997 - Poetry, Pablo Neruda Poetry; Collection of poetry by Pablo Neruda, translated by Stephen Mitchell. A fine hardcover copy with bright gilt lettering to the spine. Greek dedication in pen on the cover page. Tight binding. Solid boards. Clean, unmarked, deckled pages. Very good jacket in removable mylar; price-clipped. NOT ex-library. 161pgs. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; ISBN: 0060182857. ISBN/EAN: 9780060182854. Inventory No: 015696. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Galileo Galilei con quattro acqueforti di Walter Valentini. Testo di Cesare Barbieri

      Subject: (Grafica - Libri d'autore). (Ancona), Unaluna, 1997, ma realizzata dalla Off. Tip. Olivieri di Milano su carta Alcantara da 190 grammi, cartella rigida con bellissimo rilievo al piatto anteriore, con fogli sciolti per pp. (16) con scritti di Galileo e quattro acqueforti di W. Valentini stampate da Giancarlo Sardella in Milano su carta Colombe da 600 grammi della Cartiera Duch?ne Moulins de Larroque. Edizione di 99 esemplari : 80 il nostro. Custodia in plexiglas con chiusura a baionetta.

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        L'infinito. Alla luna. Alla sua donna. Frammenti e quattro incisioni di Walter Valentini. Presentazione di di Franco Foschi e introduzione di Mario Luzi.

      Subject: (Grafica - Libri d'autore). (Ancona), Unaluna, 1997, ma realizzata dalle Arti Grafiche Nava di Milano su carta Italia da 130 grammi, cartella rigida inisa in rilievo da Valentini, fogli sciolti per pp. (24) con testo originale italiano delle poesie e traduzione in inglese, unite quattro acqueforti (ma cinque con la sovraccoperta originale) di W. Valentini stampate da Giancarlo Sardella in Milano su carta Colombe da 600 grammi della Cartiera Duch?ne Moulins de Larroque. Edizione di 99 esemplari : 147 il nostro. Custodia in plexiglas con chiusura a baionetta.

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        Cy Twombly: Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture. Volume I, 1946-1997 [SIGNED]

      Schirmer Mosel Publishing, Munich, 1997. 349 pp., many illustrations 160 color plates. [SIGNED] Signed by the artist, Cy Twombly on the half-title page, center. Signed by the artist while visiting the Twombly gallery at the Menil Collection, Houston TX. Text is in English. Biography, Exhibition History and Bibliography. . Signed by the Artist. First Edition. Cloth with Board Slipcase. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.

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        Franz Hecker. Gemälde, Pastelle, Druckgraphik. Vorzugsausgabe mit der Radierung "Reiter unter hohen Bäumen"

      Osnabrück, H. Th. Wenner 1997. 28 cm. 338 Seiten mit 771 Abbildungen (davon 84 auf Farbtafeln). Festeinband, Leineneinband - Vorzugsausgabe von 110 numerierten Exemplaren mit einem Abzug von der Originalplatte der Radierung "Reiter unter hohen Bäumen" (WVZ D 29). Werkverzeichnis des Malers und Graphikers Franz Hecker (Bersenbrück 1870 - 1944 Osnabrück). Behandelt sind 719 Gemälde, Pastelle und Original-Graphiken. Außerdem werden die für die Rezeptionsgeschichte wichtigen Künstlersteindrucke, Buchgraphiken und weitere Reproduktionsgraphiken vorgestellt. Bis auf 75 Nummern, die nicht auffindbar waren oder nicht photographiert werden konnten, sind alle Werke abgebildet. Das Verzeichnis der Druckgraphiken, das 1980 erstmals erschien, wurde auf Grund neuer Erkenntnisse völlig neu bearbeitet und in das Werkverzeichnis aufgenommen. Es enthält neben dem Werkverzeichnis und a. Biographie des Künstlers, eine ausführliche und mit zahlreichen Abbildungen versehene Darstellung seines künstlerischen Werdeganges, ein alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Bildtitel, Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis. - Neuwertig erhalten -

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        Ghost World (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Fantagraphics, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 numbered copies (this being No. 407), SIGNED by Clowes on a special tipped-in, illustrated color plate. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Basis for the 2001 film directed by Terry Zwigoff and starring Thora Birch and Steve Buscemi.

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        Ghost World

      Seattle: Fantagraphics, 1997. First edition / First printing. One of 1500 copies. Blue cloth. A lovely copy of Clowes' best known book, seldom found in hardcover. Basis for the  critically acclaimed 2001 film directed by Terry Zwigoff and starring Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson and Steve Buscemi. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Signed by Daniel Clowes on the title page.

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        National Hunt Trainers Review: 1996-97 (Sporting Life)

      The Sporting Life, 1997. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; good condition; one corner lightly creased. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Fighting Pattons

      Praeger Publishers, Westport, CT 1997 - (full book description) Praeger Publishers, Westport, CT, 1997. 1st Edition Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, DJ with Mylar. Size=6.5"x9.5", 248pgs(Index). 11 B/W Photos. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Foreword by Major General George S. Patton (retired). ISBN 0275957144 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT

      Gonfalon Press, (np) 1997 - First edition, limited to 110 numbered copies signed by Vonnegut and artists Michael Fallon. Typefaces by Michael Bixby on handmade paper with woodblock illustrations. Issued without dustjacket. One page with short edge wrinkle; otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHERS STONE **Signed by Author & Cliff Wright**

      London: BLOOMSBURY, 1997. First British/UK Edition. Softcover. Very Good. First edition of the children's fantasy classic. Not a first print, but with many of the first edition markers as called for: no gap on copyright page "Taylor1997"; author named as "Joanne Rowling" on copyright page; named "J K Rowling" on title page; and with young Dumbledor on the rear cover (with two light creases). Number line reads: "20 19 18 17 16 15". Front cover bears golden sticker for "1997 Gold Award Winner". An opportunity to purchase the rare modern classic. There is only one other signed true UK first edition copy of this book on the market at present, while the copy on offer here is signed on the half title page by both JK Rowling in her classic style and by Cliff Wright (illustrator of the next two books in the series, The Chamber of Secrets & The Prisoner of Azkaban), both of whom have dedicated to the recipient named "David" (see photo). The pages have no other markings or inscriptions, being clean and fresh throughout. The book shows light signs of use at page edges, a few pages very lightly creased, last two pages only with faint water bleeding at top edge, and the lightest of wear at the fore corner tips of cover. In all a Very Good, presentable and collectable wonder of the modern world of children's literary fiction. 223 pp. POTENTIAL BUYER SHOULD PLEASE CONTACT THE SELLER TO DISCUSS PAYMENT & POSTAGE OPTIONS BEFORE PLACING AN ORDER ON THIS BOOK.

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        COOKIE COUNT

      1997. Sabuda, Robert. COOKIE COUNT. NY: Simon and Schuster, c1997. #131 of a Signed and Numbered Edition of 175. unpaginated, illustrated in color with elaborate pop-ups by Robert Sabuda. 8vo. Purple cloth stamped in silver with a fold-out pop-up on the front cover, numbered and signed by Robert Sabuda. new hardcover in purple cloth slipcase with purple ribbon

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The World Crisis (first abridged and revised edition)

      This is the first abridged edition of Churchill's monumental and acclaimed history of World War I in the original first printing dust jacket - one of the most striking and rare dust jackets in the Churchill canon.  The front face of the yellow-tan dust jacket features a full-length, half-tone photograph of Churchill striding, in top hat and tails with walking stick in hand.  The rear cover features a smaller head and shoulders image of Churchill in the uniform of the South African Light Horse (set amid an advertisement for A Roving Commission).  Writing in 1997, Churchill expert Richard Langworth said of this dust jacket "I know of only two or three of these in existence."  We know of a few more than that, but certainly only a small number survive and very few collectors are able to own them.  This first abridged and revised edition is not simply an abridgement, but a genuine first edition in its own right; Churchill made significant revisions and added a new introduction and an entire new chapter on the Battle of the Marne.  Moreover, the U.S. edition preceded the British, making it the true first edition.  This copy is very good plus in the dust jacket.  The navy cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners and bright spine gilt.  The only exterior flaw noted is some flaking of the gilt at the lower spine affecting the publisher's name and the gilt rule below.  The contents remain clean and bright.  We find no previous ownership marks and no internal spotting.  All of the extensive maps and charts are present and properly folded.  A partial split of the paper at the upper title page gutter is cosmetic only, with the mull beneath fully intact and the contents remaining tight within the binding.  We note very light spotting to the page edges.  The rare dust jacket is substantially intact but showing overall wear and soiling.  The jacket shows minor chipping to a maximum depth of .25 inch at the spine ends and front face.  There is wear along the hinges and flap folds, small losses at the flap folds, and overall soiling.  The upper front flap is neatly price-clipped, with the original $5 price intact on the spine.  A desirable survivor withal.  The jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.5.a, Woods/ICS A31(ba.1), Langworth p.115.

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        Harry Potter and the Philosopher&#39;s Stone

      London: Bloomsbury,, 1997. Octavo. Perfect bound original white wrappers printed in black and yellow. With the original trial dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first impression. The dust jacket is printed on card and differs from the published version. The front cover image fills the whole of the cover and the wizard on the back cover appears on a cream background instead of blue, for the titles the same type faces were used but all colouring and sizes changed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Harry Potter and The Philosopher&#39;s Stone

      London; Bloomsbury. 1997, 1997. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Paperback edition in publisher&#39;s card wraps. Essentially a fine copy except for some nominal edgewear. With two wands listed on shopping list page 53. A most attractive copy of the scarce true first printing (published simultaneously with the hardcover) of the debut Harry Potter edventure.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Collected Speeches

      London: Harper Collins, , 1997. Octavo. Original full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, all edges gilt, blue silk ribbon page marker. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. Fine in slipcase. First edition, first impression. Deluxe edition limited to 200 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to lead a major Western democracy. An additional 26 copies were letteres A-Z, this is one of those copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Science.

      Subject: (Riviste scientifiche). Washington, AAAS, 1997/2005. Volumi 275/310 (con dettaglio dei numeri mancanti). In totale ben 313 fascicoli ottimamente conservati. Senza dubbio alcuno la rivista scientifica pi? autorevole, per qualit? conclamata e referees di leggendaria severit?. N 5305 (7 marzo) a 5396, 5398/5408, 5410, 5411, 5414, 5426, , 5427, 5429/5432, 5434, 5435, 5438, 5440/5448, 5450/5452, 5454/5460, 5463, 5465/5476, 5478/5489, 5491/5506, 5508/5516, 5518, 5519, 5522/5529, 5532, 5534/5537, 5539/5545, 5547, 5548, 5550, 5552/5562, 5564, 5566, 5567, 5569, 5570, 5574/5581, 5583, 5585, 5587/5592, 5594/5601, 5603/5609, 5611/5620, 5622, 5623, 5625/5633, 5635/5637, 5640, 5641/5647, 5651/5655, 5657/5668, 5670/5673, 5675, 5685/5725, 5729/5743, 5745/5747, 5749, 5753 (2 dec) Il blocco :

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        Federal Income Taxation of Corporations Filing Consolidated Returns [Hardcover]

      Matthew Bender & Co, 1997-07-01. Hardcover. Like New. Matthew Bender/LexisNexis 2005 second edition isbn: 0820512273 tabbed loose-leaf in fine teal faux leather binders with bright gilt titles, stated current through March 2005, fine interior ~ clean unmarked text

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        A Bibliography of American Sporting Books, 1926-1985. Foreword by Gene Hill

      Far Hills NJ: Meadow Run Press 1997 Far Hills, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1997. First edition, one of 1000 copies. 8vo. With black and white frontispiece by John Rice. Hand bound in forest green silk cloth and tan boards, chestnut morocco spine label, sage green silk pastedowns, in matching forest green silk cloth backed folding box with chestnut morocco spine label. As New . A continuation of John Phillips's A Bibliography of American Sporting Books 1582-1925, this indispensable update contains some 5,000 detailed entries by author and--most happily--an alphabetical index by TITLES (which Phillips did not have). Approved by the Boone and Crockett Club, this is a book no serious sporting book collector can afford to be without.Unique copy specially bound for the publisher

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        Mussolini, un dictateur en cartes postales

      Somogy, 1997. in4 Cartonné jaquette paperback. Très Bon Etat. nombreuses cartes postales.

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        MICHAEL RAY CHARLES, 1989-1997; AN AMERICAN ARTIST&#39;S WORK

      Austin, TX: University of Texas Press/Art Museum of the University of Houston/Blaffer Gallery, 1997 This large paper 20 page folio of Michael Ray Charles&#39; work is folded in half, as issued, within a large paper bag illustrated by him. Included is a 35 page softcover book with an introduction by Spike Lee, an essay by Kern-Foxworth, an interview with the artist by Bacigalupi and Kern-Foxworth, a bibliography and an extremely short biography. A penny is fixed to the rear cover. Also, within the bag are a review sheet and two sheets of promotional material. All are in fine condition. Seldom found with all items together as issued.. Large folio.

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