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        Hamburg Days.

      Compiled by Ulf Kruger. Foreword by George Harrison. Afterword by Paul McCartney. Limited collectors edition two-volume set printed in 2250 copies and signed by both authors. This copy # 327. Guildford: Genesis Publications, 1999. 220 + 53,(19) pp. Two hardcover volumes (photos + paintings) in original box. 36,5 x 27 cm

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        Ischemic Heart Disease: Surgical Management

      Mosby. Hardcover. 0723429111 1999 Mosby. 446 pages, with many photographs in illustrations in color and black & white. Fine/None. This hardcover copy is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. "This comprehensive text provides the most authoritative, up-to-date coverage of the surgical management of IHD. It includes transplantation techniques, artificial hearts and the less invasive cardiac surgical techniques. A step-by-step guide explains techniques and avoidance of complications." 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fine. 1/1/0001.

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        Tibetan Portrait, The Power Of Compassion

      New York: Rizzoli. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. Reprint Edition. Cloth. 0847819574 . An attractive Reprint of the 1996 publication in just about Fine condition, light tanning to edges in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED on the title page by His Holiness and Nobel Peace Prize winner, the fourteenth Dalai Lama. It is also signed and inscribed by photographer Phil Borges; 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 ; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

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        ORIGINAL ART: OLD MOTHER HUBBARD [MOTHER GOOSE]

      1999. EULALIE. ORIGINAL ART: OLD MOTHER HUBBARD [MOTHER GOOSE] by Eulalie [Banks]. Offered here is a wonderful original watercolor by Eulalie for Mother Goose most likely for an edition published by Platt & Munk in 1950 (the label attached to the piece has the title and Platt And Munk copyright notice). The image measures 8 1/4" wide x 9 1/2" high on paper 9x12", signed in the corner and matted. Old Mother Hubbard is pointing to her empty cupboard while her dog looks up to her with a sad expression on its face. Eulalie's work is quite distinctive in the use of bright colors. This piece features the full range of colors and has nice background detail as well. Eulalie Banks had a long and successful career as an illustrator. Although she was born in England in 1895, most of her professional life was spent in California. She died at the age of 104 in 1999.

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        BEOWULF

      London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First edition, limited issue of 325 numbered copies signed by Heaney on the limitation page. 300 copies meant for sale. Copy #267. Introduction by Heaney. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase. Slipcase with isbn sticker as issued. Fine condition in a Fine slipcase.. Signed by Translator. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        View From The Summit - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Auckland: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0908821093 . A most handsome First New Zealand Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper, minute bumping. Signed by author E. P. Hillary directly on the title page; Hillary looks back on that 1953 landmark expedition, as well as his remarkable explorations in other exotic locales, from the South Pole to the Ganges. View From The Summit is the compelling life story of a New Zealand country boy who daydreamed of wild adventures; the pioneering climber who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth after scaling the world's tallest peak; and the elder statesman and unlikely diplomat whose groundbreaking program of aid to Nepal continues to this day, paying his debt of worldwide fame to the Himalayan region; Signed by Author .

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        WHO KNOWS WHAT CONSTITUTES A LIFE

      Z Press Calais: Z Press, 1999. First edition, limited to 200 copies and 26 lettered copies and an unspecified number of hors commerce copies. This is one of the hors commerce copies, marked "H.C." on the limitation page. Original print by Elizabeth Murray bound-in with tissue guard laid-in as issued. Signed by Ashbery on the limitation page and by Murray on her print. Sewn wraps with French fold flaps and printed label on the front wrap. Number 3 in the publisher's series. Designed by Kenward Elmslie and C.W. Swets. Faint beginning toning on the spine edge; otherwise, in Fine condition.. Signed By Author & Artist. First Edition. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        The Ground Beneath Her Feet

      Jonathan Cape London: Jonathan Cape. 1999. First. First edition, limited issue. Fine in full black morocco and cloth slipcase as issued. One of 150 copies Signed by the author in this binding. No limitation stated, but a copy of a letter from the publisher laid in confirming the limitation. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. .

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        HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

      New York: Arthur A Levine-Scholastic. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0439064864 . Very Good in a Near Fine dust jacket, slight lean to spine, some soiling. First printing of the American edition (number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4) in the correct first state binding (no embossed "2" on the spine) and in the correct first state dustwrapper ($17.95 price and lacking the "2" on the spine). ; Book 2; 1.3 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 352 pages .

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        [History of Navigation]: Jan Huygen van Linschoten and the Moral Map of Asia: The plates and text of the Itinerario and Icones, habitus gestusque Indorum ac Lusitanorum per Indiam viventium, with a study by Ernst van den Boogaart

      London: Roxburghe Club, 1999. Heavy, 25 inch (64 cm.) atlas folio bound in dark green buckram with gilt title lettering on spine and gilt pictorial device on front cover. Near fine condition, xiii, 282 pp. with 32 page facsimile booklet of the Icones in a rear pocket. There is a 22 page scholarly introduction by Ernst van Den Boogaart. This text of the Itinerario is based on the English translation by William Phillip, and printed in London in 1598 by John Wolfe. The title page was reproduced from the Maritime Museum Prins Hendrik in Rotterdam; the copy of the Itinerario forming the main basis of this publication was from the Brenthurst Library in South Africa. Three hundred copies of this facsimile volume were printed, of which 160 were offered for sale, and 120 of those with the buckram binding were numbered. This is an unnumbered issue (another 40 copies were in a morocco binding with an extra set of plates) . From a blurb at the special collections site of King's College, University of London: "Linschoten's Itinerario plays an important part in the history of European colonial expansion, particularly the establishment of a Dutch overseas trading empire.". First Edition Thus. Cloth.

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        Codex Vaticanus Latinus 4922. Faksimile u. Kommentarbd., zus. 2 Bde. Darmstadt, Wissenschaftl. Buchgesellschaft, 1999. 221 S. (Kommentar). Mit zahlr. verzierten Initialen u. (gold)farb. Tafeln. OLdr. mit goldgepräg. Deckelfileten und reicher ornamentaler Deckel- u. RVerg. sowie OLwd., zus. in OLwd.-Schuber mit mont. farb. Deckelbild.

      (= Codices e Vaticanis selecti quam simillime expressi iussu Ioannis Paule PP II concilio et opera curatorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae. Band LXII).- 1 von 2000 (GA 2060) arabisch nummerierten Exemplaren.- Bibliophiles Faksimile der schönen, im Jahr 1115 entstandenen Handschrift.

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        All The Best, George Bush. My Life in Letters and Other Writings. Signed First Edition in Full Leather Binding

      Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. 1999. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First, Limited Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Number 1309 of 3000 copies, signed by the elder Bush on a special page at the front, certificate of authenticity and leaflet about the book laid in loosely at the front. Full midnight blue grained leather with slightly raised spine bands, lettering and decoration in gilt, all edges gilt, tan moire silk endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark, 640 pages. Near fine condition with a barely noticeable 2mm scuff at the lower edge of the rear cover, looks and feels new and unread, with very firm binding, no bookplate, very clean pages free from other names or markings. Very clean and handsome copy. Signed: I Signed by the Author

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        Le Corbusier 1887-1965. 40 Wohnhäuser / 40 Houses - Bauten und Projecte von Le Corbusier / Buildings and Projects by Le Corbusier - Studienarbeiten and der Technischen Universität München / Scale models from the Technological University in Munich

      Anton Pustet Salzburg-München: Anton Pustet, (1999). 2nd edition (revised). Hardcover. vg. Oblong Elephant portfolio. 182 pages (loose) resting in blue cloth clamshell box with lettering in white on front cover. Corners of box split but still firmly holding. Minor age wear, scuffing and staining on box. 22 pages of text (two columns per page in German and English) & 40 scale models on 160 pages from the Technological University in Munich with reproductions of b/w photographs, plans of buildings and projects by Le Corbusier. With contributions by Friedrich Kurrent, Winfried Nerdinger and Franz Wimmer. Translation by Gail Schamberger. "This portfolio contains a collection of students' work carried out during the period 1973-1996 at the Technological University in Munich, under Professor Friedrich Kurrent in the department of interior design. These 40 models have been selected from well over 100." Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), was born in Switzerland and is considered to be one of the greatest architects and designers of the 20th century. He also was a painter, writer, urban planner and theorist. His work inspired later avant-garde architectural experiments throughout the world. Scarce portfolio with clamshell box in good, pages in near fine condition.

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        Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

      (London): Bloomsbury. (1999). The uncorrected proof copy of the third Harry Potter book. Inscribed by Rowling on the dedication page, where the printed text reads "? dedication" and has been circled by Rowling with an arrow pointing to her words: "To Thomas, with very best wishes, J.K. Rowling." She has also added an "X" under her name. After the third book, Bloomsbury did not issue prepublication proofs. This is the second issue of the Azkaban proof, in green and white wrappers, with 316 pages (although the rear cover states the pagination at 256 pages.) Reportedly there were only 50 copies of the first issue purple proof, and some greater number of the green proof, but the green proof doesn't appear to be any more common on the market. This copy has been read: handling in evidence on rear cover; spine creases; and corner creases to front cover. Very good in wrappers. Uncommon, and especially so signed. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Discursos De Estocolmo [Nobel Lecture]

      Lisbon: Caminho, 1999.. First Edition of the author's Nobel Prize speech given in 1998 by Jose Saramago. Octavo. Fine in original illustrated wrappers as issued. Inscribed and dated by the author in Portuguese. Scarce.

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        And So On

      Paris, France: Kickshaws Press. 1999. One of 65 copies, all on Arches paper. Page size: 4-1/2 inches x 3-1/4 inches; 30pp. Bound by Antonio: simplified structure, printed flesh- colored morocco with blue plaid and images of small plaid dogs (wearing plaid coats) and plaid dog houses, dog bones and flowers, title printed in blue metallic on front panel, spine royal blue box calf, doublures of pink morocco; spine with author stamped in nude pink, original wrappers of Moulin du Gue paper bound in, signed by the binding on the lower front turn-in, "Antonio / P. N.", housed in nude pink paper over boards chemise and etui with author and title stamped in nude pink on blue box calf spine, fine. Set in 60 point Morland in black and two colors, the author / printer has used punctuation marks to enhance this dialogue of one word - repeated over and over. So? So! <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9658.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.THE KANSAS CENTENNIAL EDITION.|THE

      (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas. 1999). 8vo., black boards stamped in silver; pictorial dust jacket. Accompanied by separate suite of plates. 268 pages.. Foreword by Ray Bradbury. This copy is one 8 especially numbered copies, signed by McCurdy with an original drawing by the artist and containing 25 inkprint scratchboard drawings by McCurdy reproduced and hand-colored on sheets of archival quality paper, measuring 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Each of the 25 drawings, numbered and signed by McCurdy, and the specially numbered copy of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" are laid-into an original green silk folding box, designed by James Currier of Newport, Rhode Island .

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        Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

      (London): Bloomsbury. (1999). The uncorrected proof copy of the third Harry Potter book. Inscribed by Rowling on the dedication page, where the printed text reads "? dedication" and has been circled by Rowling with an arrow pointing to her words: "To Thomas, with very best wishes, J.K. Rowling." She has also added an "X" under her name. After the third book, Bloomsbury did not issue prepublication proofs. This is the second issue of the Azkaban proof, in green and white wrappers, with 316 pages (although the rear cover states the pagination at 256 pages.) Reportedly there were only 50 copies of the first issue purple proof, and some greater number of the green proof, but the green proof doesn&#39;t appear to be any more common on the market. This copy has been read: handling in evidence on rear cover; spine creases; and corner creases to front cover. Very good in wrappers. Uncommon, and especially so signed. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

      Bloomsbury.London.,1999. FIRST U.K.EDITION.1st issue with Joanne and correct number sequence 10 to 1 on copyright page & dropped text on first page of the story.Fine copy in fine dustwrapper.The scarce 1st state of the third Harry Potter book in fine condition.:

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        Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets *1/1 US Signed by J. K. Rowling and illustrator Mary GrandPre*

      Scholastic Arthur A. Levine, 1999-06-02. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed. First American edition/first printing with all first issue points present for both book and dustwrapper. F/F. Second in Rowling&#39;s fabulous series that brought the magic of reading to a new generation of children. I will happily include a set of the limited edition fine art prints and bookmarks that were produced for the 2007 event, which was the launch of the final Harry Potter book - number 7! Additional photos available on request. SIGNED on the title page by J. K. Rowling and by Mary GrandPre, illustrator for the entire American series of Harry Potter books. Beautiful copy, unread.All of our first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are protected with clear archival wraps and we pack each book like it&#39;s a Tiffany egg.

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        All The Best, George Bush. My Life in Letters and Other Writings. Signed First Edition in Full Leather Binding

      Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. 1999. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First, Limited Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Number 1309 of 3000 copies, signed by the elder Bush on a special page at the front, certificate of authenticity and leaflet about the book laid in loosely at the front. Full midnight blue grained leather with slightly raised spine bands, lettering and decoration in gilt, all edges gilt, tan moire silk endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark, 640 pages. Near fine condition with a barely noticeable 2mm scuff at the lower edge of the rear cover, looks and feels new and unread, with very firm binding, no bookplate, very clean pages free from other names or markings. Very clean and handsome copy. Signed: I Signed by the Author

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        Le Decameron de Boccace illustré par lui-même et les peintres de son époque

      Diane de Selliers, éditeur, 1999. 35x26x7cm Relié sous coffret

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        The Children's Crusade with an introduction by Blake Morrison

      Enitharmon Press, London. 1999.. 33cm x 25.5cm. Green/grey weave cloth with colour reproduction tipped onto covers. The text is hand-set in Monotype Caslon on Erches Velin. The images in the text are a suite of etchings by Paula Rego published by Marlborough Graphics. The reproductions have been printed by Expression Printers Ltd. An interesting set of unusal illustrations. This is the special edition with an original print by Rego numbered 46 of 75, signed by Paula Rego. Contained in a matching box. The book is also signed by Paula Rego and Blake Morrison. New. o/p

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        THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY. VOLUME I: THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR 1768-1771; VOLUME II: THE VOYAGE OF THE RESOLUTION AND ADVENTURE 1772-1775; VOLUME III: THE VOYAGE OF THE RESOLUTION AND DISCOVERY 1776-1780 PART ONE

      Woolbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Vols I through 3 (of 5 plus portfolio of charts and views). Vol. I: col. frontis., cclxxxiv, 696pp; numerous b/w illus. and charts (most of the latter folding). Vol. II: col. frontis., clxx, 1028pp; 82 illus., many folding. Vol. III: col. frontis.,ccxxiv, 718pp; 68 illus., 13 sketch maps. An excellent set, in as-new condition. (Due to the size/weight of this set, an extra shipping charge will apply to destinations outside the U.S.A.). Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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        Tender Buttons. Etchings by Susan Weil

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co.. 1999. One of 50 copies, all on hand-made papers, each signed by the artist, Susan Weil. 76pp; page size: 11-1/2 inches x 13-1/2 inches. Bound by Zahra Partovi and Priscilla Spitler: peach Dieu Donne hand-made paper with 5 chine colle original etchings by Susan Weil that are Cubist portraits of Gertrude Stein (recognizable features, some set askew, title in red in calligraphy by Jerry Kelly across front panel purple silk spine, binding signatures sewn Coptic style with additional structural feature of extended hollow attached to text spine and to the separate spine piece of the cover allowing the book to open completely flat, housed in two color purple silk clamshell box, title in gold gilt on spine in calligraphy by Jerry Kelly, new. Susan Weil&#39;s first book with Vincent FitzGerald, EPIPHANIES by James Joyce (1986) is a joint effort that succeeds completely. Her fascination with words and word-play, incorporating them into visual images that have a sense of motion that is more than simply turning pages, was further explored and polished with publication of GIACOMO JOYCE (1989). It seems inevitable that she would rise to the challenge of Gertrude Stein&#39;s TENDER BUTTONS, first published in Paris in 1914, in which Stein attempted to verbalize with prose poems the cubist art of her circle in Paris. According to Weil, Stein, with this work, "invented verbal cubism." In this edition, beautifully printed by Daniel Keleher in Meridien type designed by Adrian Frutiger, the text is shaped by the placement of Weil&#39;s etchings, often in the reverse when the plate marks leave "cubes" as a residue on the verso. The etchings were pulled by Aleksandar Duravcevic, Kelly Driscoll and Vincent FitzGerald. As with all books from Vincent FitzGerald & Company, this is a subtle book. At once immediately accessible, appreciation for its complexity grows with opening and reading / viewing this work of art.

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        Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres. milano 1999. editore: libreria malavasi

      9 voll in 8 tomi (6 voll del Brunet, 2 Supplément del Brunet/Deschampes, 1 Dictionnaire de Géographie ancienne e moderne di Deschampes), ril. in tela, titolo in oro, cm 23x15, pp complessive 14.744 su 2 colonne. Esemplare allo stato di nuovo.

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        Vittorio the Vampire - Limited B.E. Trice Edition

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. As New; Signed by Author. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A special Limited Edition of 250 numbered copies preceding the trade edition, this one (being #64) SIGNED by AUTHOR Anne Rice. This exceptional copy is in As New condition, in As New slipcase, still in the publisher's original shrink-wrap; Educated in the Florence of Cosimo de' Medici, trained in knighthood at his father's mountaintop castle, Vittorio inhabits a world of courtly splendor and country pleasures--a world suddenly threatened when his entire family is confronted by an unholy power .

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        Gazelle in the Donkey Stable

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1999. Signed, limited edition, one of 50 copies all on hand-made paper by Paul Wong at Dieu Donne Papermill, hand-numbered and signed in pencil by the translator, Zahra Partovi and initialed by the artist, Aleksandar Duravcevic. Page size: 9-5/8 inches x 6-1/2 inches; 16 separate leaves, + 4 leaves with two overlays, lithograph and etching on each over lithograph. The etchings were accomplished by the artist at D2 Press and the lithographs by Kelly Driscoll at D2 Press. The text is set in Bauer Bodoni and Feliciano and printed letterpress by Daniel Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress. Bound by Zahra Partovi in leporello style fold-out with wood panels at each end, housed in custom-made black cloth clamshell box by Priscilla Spitler, Hands On Bookbinding, title printed on gray label on front of box in red and black, fine. The text is printed 3 times: in black, in blind, and in gray, on three different papers. The images are also repeated on 3 papers in 3 formats and the effect is subtle but powerful. See an Image.

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        Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. ...and the Chamber of Secrets. ...and the Prisoner of Azkaban. ...and the Goblet of Fire. ...and the Order of the Phoenix. ...and the Half-Blood Prince. ...and the Deathly Hallows.

      London: Bloomsbury Publishing 1999-2007.. Seven volumes, first deluxe editions, 8vo. Bound in red, light blue, green, purple, maroon, blue and black cloth respectively. Gilt edged and with a coloured illustration to the upper cover, the title and Rowling's signature are detailed in gilt as well. A complete set of all the first issues of the deluxe editions. Fine.

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        Privacy

      Grenfell Press (n.p.): (Grenfell Press). (1999). One of 35 numbered copies of the first separate appearance of this story that first appeared in the New Yorker. An elaborate and elegant production with etchings by artist Jane Kent. Signed by Ford and Kent. Unbound folios, 10-1/4" x 15-1/2", laid into the publisher's clamshell case with tissue guard protecting each of the etchings. Fine. . First Edition.

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        Eloise: The Absolutely Essential - Limited/Numbered Edition

      Simon & Schuster New York: Simon & Schuster. As New; Signed by Illustrator. 1999. Limited/Numbered Edition. Original Cloth. 0689828837 . LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. Hardbound, with the original slipcase, limited to 250 numbered and SIGNED copies by Hilary Knight. As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; An expanded edition of Thompson's classic, Eloise including the original Eloise story & pictures. In the back of it there are previously unpublished sketches by illustrator Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulous rawther like Eloise. Obtain the whole set of limited/numbered editions at a 20% lower price than the totals of the individual titles .

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        Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

      Bloomsbury (London): Bloomsbury. (1999). The uncorrected proof copy of the third Harry Potter book. Inscribed by Rowling on the dedication page, where the printed text reads "? dedication" and has been circled by Rowling with an arrow pointing to her words: "To Thomas, with very best wishes, J.K. Rowling." She has also added an "X" under her name. After the third book, Bloomsbury did not issue prepublication proofs. This is the second issue of the Azkaban proof, in green and white wrappers, with 316 pages (although the rear cover states the pagination at 256 pages.) Reportedly there were only 50 copies of the first issue purple proof, and some greater number of the green proof, but the green proof doesn't appear to be any more common on the market. This copy has been read: handling in evidence on rear cover; spine creases; and corner creases to front cover. Very good in wrappers. Uncommon, and especially so signed. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

      1999. Paperback. 2. ROWLING,J.K. HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS. (NY): Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press (1998 illus. 1999). 8vo (6 x 9"), pictorial wrappers as issued, slightest bit of rubbing and touch of soil on fore edge, VG+. Uncorrected proof of the 2nd Harry Potter book. The rear wrapper gives publication information including mention that the first printing would consist of 250,000 copies.

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        Pachinko. A Nine Minute Dream

      Kaldewey Press (Poestenkill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 1999). Large quarto. 6ff., accordionfold. One of thirty-eight copies on handmade paper. Signed by the publisher, Gunnar Kaldewey. This was the first book of the Kaldewey Press to utilize the technology of the computer, Photoshop, and an Epson printer, in creating the color illustrations. With an accompanying audio CD of the background noise of a Pachinko arcade. Mint in chemise and slipcase.

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        [Playscript]: Wiseguys

      John Weidman New York: John Weidman. August 30, 1999. Prong-bound, photo-mechanically generated leaves in printed cardstock covers. 81 leaves printed rectos only. About fine. Script for the Sondheim and Weidman musical about the lives of the outrageous brothers Addison and Wilson Mizner. The play had a checkered history. Originally directed by Sam Mendes in New York with Nathan Lane and Victor Garber in November, 1999, the production was halted by a legal challenge. It was re-written and re-produced as Bounce in Chicago, with direction by Harold Prince; and finally as Road Show in 2008 Off-Broadway where it won Obie and Drama Desk Awards for Sondheim. Sondheim and Weidman have collaborated on several shows, most notably Pacific Overtures. .

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