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        THE NUTCRACKER

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        The Benedictional of Saint Aethelwold

      London: The Folio Society, 2001.. Limited Edition [107/1000]. Brown hardback goatskin leather cover with gilt illustration [manuscript]; burgundy cloth spin on papered boards [commentary]. VG : in very good condition with burgundy slipcase. Aeg. Accompanying commentary volume has pages bound in back-to-front. 320mm x 260mm (13" x 10"). [300pp, manuscript]; 41pp [text.]. Facsimile plates of the original manuscript. Bound in goatskin by Smith Settle over bevelled boards with blocked calligraphy by John Andew.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion

      Charlottesville, VA: Howell Press, 2001. 222 pages. Photographs throughout. Book is like new; the dust jacket has some very light wear along the top edge. "More than 300 structures lost to fire or demolition. A treasure trove of unique buildings, 'Lost Virginia' underscores the importance of efforts to preserve other riches in Virginia's architectural heritage. This is a beautiful example of a scarce volume published in conjunction with an exhibition presented by the Virginia Historical Society includes much information not available elsewhere. First Edition. Hard Cover. Like New/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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        The Beautiful Book

      New York: Granary Books, 2001. Fine in yapped silkscreened wrappers.. Limited Edition of this excellent facsimile of Jack Smith's classic artist's book. Small stapled quarto. Yellow informational sheet laid in. Number 149 of 200 numbered and blind-stamped copies. With new prints made from the original negatives and mounted onto Canford Buttercup paper. Silkscreened covers, as in the original. This copy SIGNED by Marian Zazeela, and dated in 2008. Zazeela appears in about half the pictures, and designed the original silkscreened wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Lacombe: Cinema / Theater [Theatre] (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Schirmer / Mosel, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover, folio. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Lacombe to a noted publisher and documentary film director on the title page: "For -- / Amities Brigitte / 6/2002 / Santa Fe." A stunning monograph chronicling Lacombe's work from the 1970s to the present, including a wide variety of twentieth century film and theater personalities, particularly those of the 1970s, in their prime: Martin Scorsese, Roman Polanski, Charlotte Rampling, Woody Allen, Dennis Hopper, Susan Sarandon, Robert Altman. In other words, everybody. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket and card slipcase as issued. Jacket is a bit rubbed as usually found, a single, unobtrusive horizontal scratch on the front panel of the card slipcase, otherwise a lovely copy. An extremely uncommon signature.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        SPLENDIDE CALIFORNIE! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900. Book Club of California Publication Number 212. Foreword by James McClatchy

      San Francisco:: The Book Club of California,. 2001.. Folio. 13-1/2" x 10-3/8". 1st edition. Limited to 450cc. xiv, 144 pp (including Bibliography).. Green cloth binding with color pictorial onlay to front board. Printed grey-paper spine label. Cardboard slipcase.. A Fine copy in a Nr Fine slipcase, which has a just a bit of un-even. sun-fading.. Book designed, and production supervised, by the Yolla Bolly Press. A stunning item. . Color illustrations.

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        DAVE MARTIN: AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE MALE NUDE, 1940-1970, VOLUME 3 (WITH "JIM WARREN 1953" ORIGINAL PRINT)

      Berlin, Germany: Janssen Publishers, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Berlin, Germany: Janssen Publishers, 2001. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 150 pages. Rare Dave Martin collectible set. A copy of "Dave Martin: American Photography of the Male Nude, 1940-1970" with signed original silver-gelatin print of "Jim Warren 1953". The book is the third volume in the now-legendary Janssen Publishers Series. An elegant production by Janssen: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial softcovers with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs and text by Dave Martin. He has contributed a literate and concise essay, "A Brief History of The Male Nude In The USA", which appears as an Afterword in this book only. Printed on pristine-white archival stock paper in Berlin, Germany to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents an overview of the pioneering work of Dave Martin, who was active for three decades, between the 1950&#39;s and 1970&#39;s. By common consensus, his best work was done during his first decade, when he set up shop in San Francisco and somehow persuaded the athletes at nearby Stanford University to pose au naturel for him. Today, Stanford owns the single largest collection of Dave Martin&#39;s work (about 2600 prints in all) , a proud and important part of its Permanent Photography Collection. The All-American look that remains pervasive to this day (and enjoys universal status as the emblem of male beauty and desirability) is due in large part to the efforts of pioneers like Lon of New York. Deeply influenced by the latter, Dave Martin sought to capture this look from the more casual, relaxed, and informal West Coast perspective, a brilliant counterpoint to Lon&#39;s Classically-inspired nudes, which capture the cosmopolitan East Coast and its Old World, European elegance. That he would have the cream of the crop, Stanford University athletes, as his models remains one of the major coups in the history of male nude photography. "Jim Warren 1953": Original silver-gelatin print by Dave Martin, who produced his own prints, a practice that most contemporary photographers now largely consign to highly specialized print developers. The print measures 10 X 8 inches and shows what is probably Dave Martin&#39;s single most handsome discovery, the Stanford athlete Jim Warren, in one of his most beautiful poses. The print is encased in its own protective plastic sheet. Jim Warren appears in Martin&#39;s book and is one of Dave Martin&#39;s most avidly collected subject/models. He anticipates by more than thirty years the All-American supermodels of Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, and Greg Gorman. This is the genuine article, a collectible, not just memorabilia, set for Dave Martin and male nude photography collectors. <b><i> This copy of "Dave Martin: American Photography of The Male Nude" comes with an original silver-gelatin print of "Jim Warren 1953", which is very prominently and beautifully titled and signed in pencil on verso by Dave Martin. Jim Warren is his real name, and he was an athlete at Stanford University. His portrait is one of the most stunningly beautiful male nudes we have ever seen. This is the only such set available online and has no flaws, pristine beauties. A rare signed set thus. </b></i> Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white plates, 1 original print. One of the finest American photographers of the male nude of the 20th century. A flawless collectible set. (SEE ALSO LON OF NEW YORK TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3925443673.

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        ILLUSTRATED LEGENDS OF KING ARTHUR In 4 Volumes : the Story of King Arthur and His Knights; the Story of the Champions of the Round Table; the Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions; the Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 2001 - All 4 Volumes Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A DARKNESS MORE THAN NIGHT signed 1st + complete set of signed firsts 25+ books

      Little Brown and Company, New York Boston 2001 - A COMPLETE COLLECTED SET OF ALL MICHAEL CONNELLY NOVELS - ALL SIGNED FIRST US TRADE EDITIONS in Near Fine or better condition, both book and DJ. ALL books are hand signed without inscription (signature only). Signatures are signed directly to the title pages. No bookplate signatures. All DJs have price intact and are wrapped in a fresh removable acid free DJ protector. Books are crisp, tight and unread. 25+ books shipped together via UPS. Delivery costs will be additional. Insurance is required. No PO Boxes. Domestic US Shipping only. Sorry, no international shipping. Please e-mail for shipping quote. Will be determined by your location and UPS rates/insurance. This is an awesome set collected over years in Near Fine or better condition, all signed in the first US trade edition, 1st printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 11 BY MAGNUM PHOTOGRAPHERS: THE 9/11 COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION

      New York City, NY: PowerHouse Books, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. New York City, NY: PowerHouse Books, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 141 pages. ISBN 1576871304.

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        Matrix 21: A Review For Printers and Bibliophiles (Deluxe Limited Edition)

      Whittington Press, Risbury 2001 - Limited ed. xlviii/lxxx. pp. (6), 238, wealth of inserts and illustrations, some in colour. In separate folder one of Frederick Prokosch's Prometheus Press booklets, this one 'A Virgin and a Lantern' by Wallace Stevens, with a hand-painted frontispiece by Prokosch, copy 'gamma' of an edition of 5 only, and signed by him. Main book is bound in 1/4 morocco with gilt lettering to spine and with marbled paper-covered boards, the folder has cloth spine with plain paper-covered boards. Together in slipcase. With it flyer for Matrix 21, other assorted material including ms letter of apology for delay from John Randle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books ABA ILAB]
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        Ousus, Lady of the Kalahari

      South Africa: Zeries Dorotheahof, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. #1142 Stated First Edition. Rare book. One copy available at the library of The University of Cape Town. No other copies available in libraries or for sale on the internet worldwide.<P>Hard cover/No dust jacket (as issued). Cover is clean, spine is square, binding is firm.<P>144 pages 11 x 8 inches, oblong, clean, unmarked and bright with no stains or tears.<P>Tiny area of 3rd leaf at gutter adhered to 2nd leaf during binding. Small area of loss to lower RHS of 3rd leaf photo when separating them.<P>From a private collection.

      [Bookseller: Moon's Book Store]
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        LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE INSOMNIA DRAWINGS - COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES (SPECIAL EDITION)

      (BOURGEOIS, LOUISE). Bourgeois, Louise, Marie-Laure Bernadac & Elisabeth Bronfen. LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE INSOMNIA DRAWINGS - COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES (SPECIAL EDITION). Zurich, SWITZERLAND & New York: DAROS, Peter Blum Edition & Scalo, 2001. First Edition 1/1500 Deluxe. 4to. Linen Over Boards, Slipcased. Artist Monographs. Fine/No Jackets - As Issued.. 438 + 132pp, 445 color illustrations. Text in English and French. "Insomnia has been a lifetime companion of Louise Bourgeois&#39; night hours. Between November 1994 and June 1995, she committed to paper whatever thoughts, memories, and images surfaced during her long sleepless nights. The resulting two hundred and twenty drawings are the quintessence of all the impulses, sources, and motifs that inspire her work. The Insomnia Drawings show the artist&#39;s mind at work: drawings and sketches alternate with poems and aphorisms in both French and English, interspersed with notes referring to the business of everyday life. The series is a unique mirror of an extraordinary woman&#39;s life and work: beautiful, disquieting, passionate, inquiring, and imbued with a quirky sense of humor. The first volume contains facsimiles of both the recto and verso of the drawings. The second volume provides the reader with valuable background information on this complex and exhilaratingly beautiful work of art". A most handsome copy (#529/1500) of this massive set still in the publisher&#39;s shrinkwrap of the elegantly produced special edition bound in debossed, silkscreened Japanese linen over boards limited to one thousand, five hundred numbered copies showing some tiny creases to a few corners of its printed cardboard slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-908247-381 Inventory Number: 021501&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Cosmic * Sidereal * Galactic Abecedarium of the Universe & Other Tangential Star Ephemera

      San Diego: False Bay Editions, 2001. Stiff Boards. Fine. Stiff Boards. Copy C of 26 lettered copies. This gorgeous alphabet book captures the wonder and joy of the cosmos through words, pictures, and various imaginative and inventive visual constructions throughout the book. There are windows, foldouts, items that pull out, cutouts, a flexagon, and many others. In their colophon, the authors say: "This ABC book of the universe was created from March to November, 2011. During this period Jim&#39;s mother Agnes died and took her place among the stars. Sibyl&#39;s husband Al had successful open-heart surgery, and then the September 11th tragedy occurred. Throughout it all the stars remained our constant as we created visuals with photopolymer plates, wood type, monoprinting, digital imaging, and a zinc intaglio plate for the cover." These visuals illustrate and adorn each letter, for which five words are given relating to the universe. Some of the text describes the discoveries by such figures as Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler. There are also quotes from luminaries such as Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, Eudora Welty, and Lord Byron. The text was printed on a Vandercook Universal I letterpress using Venus and Clarendon types on Somerset Book, Fabriano Rosapina Bianco, and Rives BFK papers. Bound in heavy black and white paper stock with astral designs. The rear flap slides into a red paper square on cover to close. About 8 x 8 inches. A magical book in fine condition. ARTISTSBOOKS/073112.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        Life of Pi [Inscribed Proof of the True First Edition]

      (Toronto): Knopf Canada. (2001). The uncorrected proof copy of the true first edition of his surprise Booker Prize winning novel, which was made into the 2012 film that won Ang Lee an Academy Award for Best Director. Inscribed by Martel in the year of publication to Greg Gatenby, director of an annual Toronto literary festival: "To Greg, Canadian pillar, Royal Bengal tiger, guardian of culture, with best wishes & gratitude, Yann Martel." Gatenby&#39;s ownership signature, light crease to front panel near spine; very near fine in wrappers. A rare proof of a Booker Prize winner, and an excellent inscription and association. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Life of Pi

      Alfred A Knopf Canada, Toronto - 2001, Uncorrected Proof Copy. () Very good. xiii, 352pp. Octavo. Printed wrappers with the now famous cover design of smiling lion and flying fish used for the Canadian first edition. Vertical crease along joint of the front wrapper and spine. Some minor creasing / shelfwear to edges of wrappers and a slight crease to first 6 leaves of text block, else a crisp and unmarked copy. A very scarce uncorrected proof of the Canadian first edition of Martel's modern classic and winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2002. Later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film by Ang Lee. Martel's second novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Life of Pi: A Novel

      Toronto: Alfred A Knopf Canada [0-676-97376-0] 2001, 1st Canadian Edition. (Hardcover) xiii,352,[1]. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Octavo, in original orange paper covered boards with stamped red lettered spine titles, in an unclipped dust jacket. Very minor rippling to top right corner of free endpaper. 2002 Booker Prize Winner..

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        SEABISCUIT : An American Legend

      New York: Random House Inc. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0375502912 . Advanced Reading Copy Near Fine in Wrappers. .

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        Chemical Dictionary of Economic Plants.

      Wiley 2001 - Gebundenes Exemplar altersgemäß gut erhalten, lediglich Einband leicht berieben und an Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Buchrücken an einer Kante etwas eingedrückt. Im Schnitt und innen sehr sauber. 217 S., mit einigen farb., Abb., Englisch 972g Lex .8° - Lexikonformat (entspricht 25 - 30 cm) Pappeinband

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        KARIN APOLLONIA MULLER: ANGELS IN FALL

      Hamburg, Germany: Kruse Verlag, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Hamburg, Germany: Kruse Verlag, 2001. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 112 pages. The photographer&#39;s breakthrough debut collection. One of the greatest photography books of our time. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with the Reissued Edition. The latter has a different ISBN. The First Edition is now rare. A brilliant production by Karin Apollonia Muller: Oversize-volume format in wide oblong shape. Glossy pictorial hard boards with green titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Karin Apollonia Muller. Text by Rodney Sappington. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Hamburg, Germany to absolutely the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents one of the most powerful photographic debuts of our time, a sequence of images of Los Angeles by an artist who is an outsider and therefore acutely sees what insiders (which every Angeleno is, one way or another) are too close for comfort to see: "A world where the synthetic and the global have overtaken the natural and the local, where the landscape has become a mercurial web of living dreams. Her images are both immediately real and eerily distant depictions of the vertiginous changes unraveling our everyday lives. She captures an era in which economic change is written on the streets, on human bodies, and on every form of the environment. A moving visual document of the world&#39;s most bewildering and most beguiling city" (Rodney Sappington). Born in 1963 in Heidelberg, Karin Apollonia Muller studied at the Folkwang School Essen. She has worked, taught, and travelled in her native Germany, Italy, and China. She works in color, deploying a pure, understated, and nuanced palette that is the antithesis of Andreas Gursky&#39;s saturated (and equally compelling) colors. It works beautifully for Los Angeles, whose blur and haze, the "smog" we identify with the city, are captured beautifully without rendering the work topical. Environmentalists claim her as one of them, but whatever her personal opinion may be about the environment, Muller is an artist, not an activist. Her work is in the Permanent Collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the George Eastman House, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum, among others. European (and of course, American) artists are endlessly fascinated by Los Angeles in a way that they are not by much-more-picturesque San Francisco. The great Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni once commented that San Francisco was "charming", that is to say, not his kind of city, but found Los Angeles "mesmerizing", making it the setting of his apocalyptic "Zabriskie Point", one of the greatest films of the 20th century. Karin Apollonia Muller is his kindred spirit, and her book is nothing less than a masterpiece. A "must-have" title for Karin Apollonia Muller collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Karin Apollonia Muller. This is an Import title and is now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only signed copy of the First Edition/First Printing available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 44 color plates. Karin Apollonia Muller&#39;s "Angels In Fall" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the most brilliant living photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER KARIN APOLLONIA MULLER TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3934923097.

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        LEE FRIEDLANDER: THE LITTLE SCREENS - DELUXE SIGNED SLIPCASED EDITION

      (FRIEDLANDER, LEE). Friedlander, Lee. Foreword by Walker Evans. LEE FRIEDLANDER: THE LITTLE SCREENS - DELUXE SIGNED SLIPCASED EDITION. Signed and Numbered by the Photographer. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 2001. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. Small Square 4to. Boards in Plexiglas Slipcase. Photography Monograph. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. np (96pp), 34 duotone illustrations. Designed by Catherine Mills. "The Little Screens" reproduces for the first time in its entirety an early body of early work by Lee Friedlander depicting broadcast images flickering across television screens in motel rooms, and other nondescript vacant interiors during the 1960s. The book&#39;s preface was written in 1963 by Walker Evans, and is also published here for the first time. Limited to one hundred copies only, this is from the deluxe edition SIGNED AND NUMBERED by Lee Friedlander in black ink opposite the title page, with a lenticular photographic image affixed to the front cover, housed in the publisher&#39;s green tinted Plexiglas slipcase, as issued. A pristine example. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-881337-14-6 Inventory Number: 015574&

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        THE LITTLE SCREENS

      San Francisco, CA: Fraenkel Gallery/Distributed Art Publishers, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. San Francisco, CA: Fraenkel Gallery/Distributed Art Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 96 pages. Retrospective collection of photographs. One of Lee Friedlander&#39;s finest achievements. Limited Edition of 2000 copies. The edition sold out shortly after publication and is now rare. A brilliant production by Lee Friedlander and Catherine Mills: Oversize-volume format. Glossy pictorial hard boards with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Lee Friedlander. Introductory Essay by the late great Walker Evans. The piece was written by Evans in 1963 after he saw the photographs, and appears in published form for the very first time. Separations by Thomas Palmer. Printed in duotone on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper by Meridian Printing Company in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in a Limited Edition format, Lee Friedlander&#39;s "The Little Screens". "A revered and influential body of early work by Lee Friedlander, it has never before been brought together in its entirety. The book&#39;s title refers to the television screens housed in motel rooms and other nondescript rooms of anonymous character spread throughout the country during the 1960&#39;s. Each screen vividly transmits images of popular culture icons, political figures, and celebrities of the time. The environments are iconographic ghost-rooms filled with bland furniture-rooms, rooms that could be, and are, anywhere and everywhere. Weaves a narrative of a peripatetic photographer moving through the landscape of 1960&#39;s America, and the melancholy, yet sometimes comic, quality of life lived on the road. Provides a look at the 1960&#39;s, as so many people saw it: Beamed into their televisions and flickering across their living rooms" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). Friedlander&#39;s evocations of harmless, small-town banality and creeping menace at the same time prefigure the work of the film director David Lynch, notably "Blue Velvet" (1986), as well as Nan Goldin&#39;s eerie images of empty motel rooms. An absolute "must-have" title for Lee Friedlander collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the front free endpaper by Lee Friedlander. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. Although it is a Limited Edition, Friedlander did not sign most copies of the book. This title is a modern photography classic. This is one of very few signed copies of the Limited Edition still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Copies available online command as much as $1200. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 34 duotone plates. Lee Friedlander&#39;s "The American Monument" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in both "The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of The Twentieth Century" and "The Photobook". One of the greatest living photographers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER LEE FRIEDLANDER TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1881337111.

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        DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE [SIGNED, 4 ORIGINAL AQUATINT PLATES] Lbc

      N Y: The Limited Editions Club. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. aquatint plates; 17.5" x 14".; 73 pages; "Down by the Riverside" is a story in Richard Wright&#39;s anthology "Uncle Tom&#39;s Children." In "Down by the Riverside" Wright shows how an African American family can be destroyed if contemporary racial boundaries are overstepped. Scarce limited edition of this work by Richard Wright, signed by illustrator John Wilson on the limitation page. This is number 228 of 300. This oblong folio is bound in dark blue cloth with stamped black lettering to front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains a short story by Wright, illustrated with four original color aquatint etchings by John Wilson, with his afterword. John Wilson (b. 1922) is an African American painter, sculptor, illustrator, printmaker, and educator from Boston. The text has been composed in Monotype Plantin and printed at Wolfe Editions. The etchings have been editioned at the Center Street studio by James Stroud. Handbinding by Carol Joyce at her Academy Bindery. Cloth clamshell case with stamped black lettering to spine and velvet lining shows lightly-bumped outside corners. Case measures approximately 17.5" x 14". Club Newsletter specific to this volume is laid-in. Contents FINE in Publisher&#39;s clamshell case. ; Signed by Illustrator .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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        The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold

      London: The Folio Society. VG : in very good condition with burgundy slipcase. Aeg. Accompanying commentary volume has pages bound in back-to-front. 2001. Limited Edition [107/1000]. Brown hardback goatskin leather cover with gilt illustration [manuscript]; burgundy cloth spin on papered boards [commentary]. 320mm x 260mm (13" x 10"). [300pp, manuscript]; 41pp [text.]. Facsimile plates of the original manuscript. Bound in goatskin by Smith Settle over bevelled boards with blocked calligraphy by John Andew. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

      Bloomsbury, London 2001 - First ever Harry Potter story - Has The All-Important Numberline: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 to the Copyright (c) Page. Covers are quite creased in general and bumped to corners: otherwise a nice clean condition. Front blank endpage is not present. Brown hue to pages [age] otherwise, all pages are clean and tightly bound. Original price of £5.99 to rear. ----- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. --- If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make your preferred choice]. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE NUTCRACKER

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 2001 - Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INDIAN NATIONS. Pictures of American Indian Reservations in the Western United States. Limited Edition. With an Original Signed Print

      Santa Fe:: Twin Palms,, 2001. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY DANNY LYON ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. A Fine hardback First Edition LIMITED TO 25 SIGNED COPIES WITH SIGNED PRINT LAID-IN. In a Fine Dust Jacket. Housed in the original black cloth covered clamshell box blindstamped on the clamshell spine, as issued. 4to. 108 pp.

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        A Pleasing Terror: The Complete Supernatural Writings of M. R. James (GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY; MORE --- OF AN ANTIQUARY; THIN GHOST; WARNING TO THE CURIOUS; OTHER GHOST STORIES; FRAGMENTS; FIVE JARS; AUDITOR AND IMPRESARIO; and More

      Ashcroft: B.C.: Ash-Tree Press, 2001, 1st Edition, 1st Printing ----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket ---a wee bit of very light edge wear, small smudge at bottom fore edge of text block (rubbed just because of the size of the book which is a massive 650+ pages ), an unread copy, OUT of PRINT----------The full list of contents is as follows: Preface by Christopher Roden and Barbara Roden; Introduction by Steve Duffy; A Memo ir of Montague Rhodes James by S. G. Lubbock; GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY: Preface; Canon Alberic&#39;s Scrap-book; Lost Hearts; The Mezzotint; The Ash-tree; Number 13; Count Magnus; &#39;Oh, Whistle, and I &#39;ll Come to You, My Lad&#39;; The Treasure of Abbot Thomas; MORE GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY: Preface; A School Story; The Rose Garden; The Tractate Middoth; Casting the Runes; The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral; Martin&#39;s Close; Mr Humphreys and his Inheritance; A THIN GHOST AND OTHERS: Preface; The Residence at Whitminster; The Diary of Mr Poynter; An Episode of Cathedral History; The Story of a Di sappearance and an Appearance; Two Doctors; A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS AND OTHER GHOST STORIES: Acknowledgments; The Haunted Dolls&#39; House; The Uncommon Prayer-Book; A Neighbour&#39;s Landmark; A View from a Hill; A Warning to the Curious; An Evening&#39;s Entertainment; OTHER GHOST STORIES: Preface to Collected Ghost Stories (1931); There was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard; Rats; After Dark in the Playing Fiel ds; Wailing Well; The Experiment; The Malice of Inanimate Objects; A Vignette; FRAGMENTS: The Fenstanton Witch; Marcilly-le-Hayer; John Humphreys; A Night in King&#39;s College Chapel; The Game of Bear; S peaker Lenthall&#39;s Tomb; Merfield House; TWELVE MEDIEVAL GHOST-STORIES ARTICLES: Stories I Have Tried to Write; Some Remarks on Ghost Stories; Ghosts?Treat Them Gently!; Ghost Story Competition; Introd uction for Ghosts & Marvels; The Novels and Stories of J. Sheridan Le Fanu; MRJ&#39;s Prologue to Madam Crowl&#39;s Ghost; MRJ&#39;s Epilogue to Madam Crowl&#39;s Ghost; MRJ&#39;s Introduction to Uncle Silas; Letters: MR J to Gwendolen McBryde; Letters to a Child; THE FIVE JARS: MRJ&#39;s delightful supernatural novel for younger people; AUDITOR AND IMPRESARIO: A spoof on Dr Faustus from the pages of The Cambridge Review APPENDICES: I: James Wilson&#39;s Secret by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls; II: The Black Pilgrimage by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls; III: Irony and Horror: The Art of M. R. James by Samuel D. Rus sell; IV: Ghosts in Medieval Yorkshire by Jacqueline Simpson; V: An M. R. James Letter Introduced and annotated by Jack Adrian M. R. JAMES: A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY M. R. JAMES ON FILM, RADIO, AND TELEVISION. A Pleasing Terror annotates all of the stories written by M. R. James, and there are thirty-three illustrations by Paul Lowe, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Paul Lowe Cover Art.

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        Tracht

      New York: Lehmann Maupin, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover.. Fine/Fine. 4to. 64pp. Cream cloth in card slipcase. 76 colour plates with 2 gatefolds. First and only edition of 500 signed and numbered copies. More images available on request. Wonderful book in perfect condition. From Lehmann Maupin: "The only photographer ever given exclusive access to all the contestants of a Miss World¨ event, Teller spent eight hours in one evening taking brutally intimate head shots of all 88 contestants. Shot away from the stage and removed from the spotlights, the contestants--with caked on makeup, unwavering smiles, and bright eyes--start to appear interchangeable, like a carnival of culturally diverse Barbie dolls requiring lapel pins to indicate country of origin. Tracht is German for "costume," as in folkloric dress. Tracht is Teller&#39;s take on the dressing, the commodification beauty takes when pushed, much like the rest of fashion, to the extreme. The end effect of the ruthlessly efficient globalization of image manufacturing makes appearance artificial and style generic; what is left, then, but to extract its mesmerizing effect in the form of a sumptuously attractive artist&#39;s book, where one can truly revel in the mysteries of a world where Miss Israel looks more Californian than Miss USA, who in turn looks more Mittel European than Miss Estonia, who looks more Gaelic than Miss Ireland, who looks more Moorish thanÉ.Yet throughout, one cannot avoid noticing a certainÉsameness to these visages. Tracht deftly captures the costume of institutional modern beauty, and it is a thing to behold. Smartly sequenced by the acclaimed British design team Miles Murray Sorrell (FUEL), Tracht will leave you awash in beauty-world hyperbole. A perfect 10." Cited by Parr and Badger in the Photobook vol.2.

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        THE STANLEY KUBRICK ARCHIVES - THE FIRST EDITION WITH INTERVIEW CD + "2001" FILMSTRIP

      (KUBRICK, STANLEY). Castle, Alison, Jan Harlan & Christiane Kubrick. Alison Castle, Editor. THE STANLEY KUBRICK ARCHIVES - THE FIRST EDITION WITH INTERVIEW CD + "2001" FILMSTRIP. Koln, GERMANY: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 2005. First Edition. Oblong Folio. Debossed Boards. Film Monograph. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. 544pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. With an Audio CD. "The making of this book has been something of an odyssey: two years of traveling through time and space to the heart of Stanley Kubrick&#39;s universe, where I not only had the unprecedented privilege of having access to his archives, but also the invaluable guidance of those who were closest to him. Endeavoring to uncover each and every artifact that could cast light upon Kubrick&#39;s creative process, I scoured the archives, gathering the most illuminating items, from bits of paper covered with hurriedly scribbled notes to photographs taken by Kubrick on the sets of his films. Hunched over hundreds upon hundreds of contact sheets with my loupe, I was able to select images that had never been printed before, let alone seen; rifling through screenplay drafts I found references to scenes that were never filmed, and among the photos I found images of sequences that were abandoned; reading Kubrick&#39;s notes and letters, I discovered not only clues to his thought processes but also his curious love affair with various types of stationery, typewriters, and pens. Searching through the often chaotic mountains of material was an exhilarating experience: each and every "discovery" was like a minor miracle, a defining moment, an epiphany. Part two of this book features the result of this gleaning: an eclectic collection of material that represents the nuts and bolts of Kubrick&#39;s creative history. To help guide readers through the expedition is a selection of articles and essays by noted Kubrick scholars as well as a generous selection of material "from the horse&#39;s mouth" (i.e. Kubrick letters, essays, and interviews), refuting the popular misconception that Kubrick was a recluse who didn&#39;t or wouldn&#39;t talk about his work". This is Taschen&#39;s lavishly illustrated history of Kubrick&#39;s oeuvre from "Fear and Desire" through "Eyes Wide Shut" - the most comprehensive survey of the late, great director&#39;s work to date. A most handsome copy of the lavish, oversized 2005 first printing complete with audio CD and twelve frame filmstrip snipped from Kubrick&#39;s own 70mm print of "2001: A Space Odyssey" (that appears only in this edition) in the publisher&#39;s printed shipping carton, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its size and weight - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-8228-2284-1 Inventory Number: 021956&

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        Lo 2001

      [London, England]: EMH Arts [Eagle Gallery]. 2001. Artist&#39;s book, one of 15 copies all on Velin Arches paper, each signed by the artist, Julia Farrer. Page size: 23-7/16 inches x 4-13/16 inches; 14 leaves printed and cut out. Bound: hand-sewn leporello style in original drab boards, housed in white linen sleeve and slipcase, all by Charles Gledhill, fine. Illustrated with original intaglio prints (hand-colored drypoints) by Julia Farrer, who also editioned the prints. The book has an architectural, pierced structure where a folded geometric image reflects and counterpoints a single poem. The text is printed letter press by Phil Abel at Hand & Eye Letterpress. Judith Thurman and Julia Farrer have collaborated to produce this homage to the memory of their friend, Kate Griffin. A visually stunning production from this collaboration of author and artist. Judith Thurman is the author of well- received biographies of Colette (SECRETS OF THE FLESH) and Isak Dinesen, as well as contributions to "The New Yorker" magazine. Julia Farrer, born in London in 1950, attended The Slade School from 1968-1972 and was a Harkness Fellow at the University of New Mexico and New York from 1974- 1976. Her work is held in many important collections, including the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Ashmoleon Museum of Oxford University, the Yale Center for British Art, the Tate Gallery, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her recent work explores transformations of geometric compositions from two into three dimensions, across the different media of painting, monoprinting, unique and small run artist&#146;s books. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9511.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        X-Ray No. 8

      Ventura: X-Ray Book Co.. 2001. An assortment of small, individual pieces (broadsides, photos, booklets, etc.), laid into the publisher&#39;s box and cardstock sleeve. Work by Charles Bukowski, Richard Brautigan, Hunter Thompson, Michael Montfort, Bern Porter, Johnny and Giselle Brewton, and many others. Letterpress sleeve, and many letterpress broadsides; a number of the pieces are signed and/or numbered by the artists. Published in a total edition of 126 copies, this is number 46 of 100 numbered copies. This was the first issue of the magazine to be housed in a box. Fine. . First Edition.

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        The Fairies&#39; Christmas - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Vancouver: The Fairy Press. Fine+. 2001. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Booklet. A stunning First Edition/First Printing with French flaps in Very Fine condition. 8 hand-sewn pages, four tipped-in illustrations in full color by Charles van Sandwyk. Signed "Charles Noel van Sandwyk" on the title page. Burgundy stiff paper wrappers with title in black and gilt. Typography by Robert R. Reid and letterpress printed by David Clifford at Black Stone Press. Editorial assistance by Rollin Milroy ; Issued by Heavenly Monkey as their Christmas 2001 book, it tells the story of a Christmas a boy spent with his grandfather and their encounter with a gathering of fairies. "When I was a boy, it was a long, long time ago. I lived with my grandfather who was a very old man, but in our hearts we were exactly the same age. Life was more simple" .

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        Life of Pi [Inscribed Proof of the True First Edition]

      (Toronto): Knopf Canada. (2001). The uncorrected proof copy of the true first edition of his surprise Booker Prize winning novel, which was made into the 2012 film that won Ang Lee an Academy Award for Best Director. Inscribed by Martel in the year of publication to Greg Gatenby, director of an annual Toronto literary festival: "To Greg, Canadian pillar, Royal Bengal tiger, guardian of culture, with best wishes & gratitude, Yann Martel." Gatenby&#39;s ownership signature, light crease to front panel near spine; very near fine in wrappers. A rare proof of a Booker Prize winner, and an excellent inscription and association. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Golden Temple Mail to Bharatpur

      [London: ] Susan Allix, [2001] One of fifteen regular copies out of a total edition of twenty-five copies. Of the twenty-five copies, Copy Number 1 had paintings, copies 2-15 had original etchings based on the paintings, and copies xvi to xxv had reproductions made from the etchings or paintings. This is Copy no. xxiii. Signed by Susan Allix. Purple, yellow and cream-colored wrappers, stitched at spine in yellow. In acetate and cream-colored board covers. . Quarto. Six color etchings accompanied by a descriptive passage or story printed by letterpress in 14pt. Baskerville. Paper for text and etchings is Saunders Waterford. A fine copy. Two incidents led to the making of this book. One was the opportunity to observe the miniature painters of Udaipur and to obtain some of their original pigments for painting, and the other was the strange story told by the man on the train to Bharatpur" (Susan Allix).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Psychedelic Renegades. With Photographs of Syd Barrett

      Guildford, Genesis Publications Limited,, 2001. Quarto. Original turquoise buckram boards with orange leather spine, titles to front cover and spine gilt, all edges gilt. Housed in the publisher&#39;s illustrated slipcase. With the original packing box. Photographs by Mick Rock. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. Limited to 950 copies. This is no. 571 signed by Mick Rock. Together with the original prospectus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        RICHARD AVEDON: MADE IN FRANCE - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (AVEDON, RICHARD). Thurman, Judith.. RICHARD AVEDON: MADE IN FRANCE - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery , 2001. First Edition 1/5000. Folio. Pictorial Boards. Photography Monograph. Very Good/No Jacket - As Issued. 56pp, 40 quadratone illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This strikingly beautiful monograph stands as an important rediscovery of a small but elegant body of work in the career of one of the world&#39;s best-known photographers. The Richard Avedon images presented here, many for the first time, were made in Paris for "Harper&#39;s Bazaar" during the 1950s. What is particularly notable about this presentation is that the images have been reproduced to the exact scale of the engraver&#39;s prints made for Avedon by the master printer Andre Gremola, and are uncropped, on their original mounts (with all of the artist&#39;s notations on both front and back). They provide a remarkable portrait of the working methods of one of the most influential fashion photographers in history. This oversized book, measuring 12 x 15", has been printed without compromise using quadratone plates throughout. Produced in a very small print run, this sold out only a few months following its publication, and has become highly sought after. An internally most handsome copy (cited on page 221 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter" and page 122 of "From Fair to Fine 3") BOLDLY SIGNED "Avedon ." in black marker on the rear colophon showing some light overall wear along with a few scrapes to the rear cover. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this set beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-881337-12-X Inventory Number: 021830&

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        Made In France

      San Francisco, CA: Fraenkel Gallery, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. One of 5000 copies but never a common book as the book wasn&#39;t well distributed. A fascinating look at Avedon&#39;s work for Harper&#39;s Bazaar in the 1950&#39;s. An as new copy still in the original publishers shinkwrap without dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        RICHARD AVEDON: MADE IN FRANCE

      (AVEDON, RICHARD). Thurman, Judith.. RICHARD AVEDON: MADE IN FRANCE. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery , 2001. First Edition 1/5000. Folio. Pictorial Boards. Photography Monograph. Very Good/No Jacket - As Issued. 56pp, 40 quadratone illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This strikingly beautiful monograph stands as an important rediscovery of a small but elegant body of work in the career of one of the world&#39;s best-known photographers. The Richard Avedon images presented here, many for the first time, were made in Paris for "Harper&#39;s Bazaar" during the 1950s. What is particularly notable about this presentation is that the images have been reproduced to the exact scale of the engraver&#39;s prints made for Avedon by the master printer Andre Gremola, and are uncropped, on their original mounts (with all of the artist&#39;s notations on both front and back). They provide a remarkable portrait of the working methods of one of the most influential fashion photographers in history. This oversized book, measuring 12 x 15", has been printed without compromise using quadratone plates throughout. Produced in a very small print run, this sold out only a few months following its publication, and has become highly sought after. An internally most handsome copy (cited on page 221 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter" and page 122 of "From Fair to Fine 3") showing some light wear and minor indentations to the covers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this set beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-881337-12-X Inventory Number: 021829&

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        MADE IN FRANCE. [Lbc]

      San Francisco:: Fraenkel Gallery. Fine with no dust jacket. 2001. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. 188133712X . Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tal; This is the difficult book in an Avedon collection. Only one poorly distributed printing of 5000 copies. Fashion photographs for Harpers during the 1950. Issued in concert with the San Francisco Fraenkel Gallery show in 2001. Photographic reproductions of tear sheets with all stamps and markings. Quite an interesting look into the world of professional fashion photography. 40 b/w plates. Boards with photographic pastedowns. .

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        Chicago Botanic Garden encyclopedia of gardens: history and design (3 vols.)

      Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001. 1st edition. Fine/No Jacket. Pictorial hard covers 1 57958 173 0 Scarcely used. Spines lightly sunned. 3 vols.

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        The History of Middle Earth, Part 3 Limited Deluxe Edition

      London: Harper Collins, 2001. Limited. Quarter Leather. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The History of Middle Earth, Part 3 Limited Deluxe Edition. Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of 2001, The Deluxe Limited Edition, limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Comprised of the final 3 books of the History of Middle Earth Series, edited by Christopher Tolkien, and printed on India Paper. Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Matching in size and design the Harper Collins Limited Editions of the Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and The Hobbit. Has the large Tolkien Monogram to the front boards. Housed in original publishers slipcase with the Tolkien Monogram on the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. An unread copy, pages still need to have the gilding separated on the edges. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition. Digital photo&#39;s available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        SULEYMAN GOING TO FRIDAY PRAYER

      Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. A very special reconstruction of a 16th century woodblock print by the Venitian engraver Domenico de'Franceschi (1563) - limited edition of 25 hand colored/illuminated print, presented as a panoramic image of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent going to the Friday prayer. Image: 6,5 meters (folded) - presented in a luxurious portfolio bound with a Venitian woven Ottoman style red velvet fabric. INTERMA is the exclusive distributor for Ertug & Kocabiyik Publications in USA and Canada, WORLDWIDE orders usually ship within 2 business days.

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        SCULPTURED FOR ETERNITY Treasures of Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Art from Istanbul Archaeological Museum

      Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition:  Brand New. 1st Edition. The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is home to some of the world's most important collections of archaeological artifacts. The text of this splendid book, whose subject is the museum's rich collections of Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine sculpture, was prepared by Dr. R. R. R. Smith, a professor of archaeology at Oxford University. All the works were photographed by Ahmet Ertug, whose images of such masterpieces as the Alexander, Sidamara, and Lycian sarcophagi are presented as stunning panoramic views. 365 pages, 187 plates, 34 by 41 cms. Hardbound covered with Japanese cloth, presented in a special case. INTERMA is the exclusive distributor for Ertug & Kocabiyik Publications in USA and Canada, WORLDWIDE orders usually ship within 2 business days.

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        A Hamady Wilde sampler salutations 1995

      [Mt. Horeb, WI]: Perishable Press, 2001. 8vo (28 cm, 11"). [90] pp.; illus. The 127th Perishable Press book: Excerpts from a lengthy exchange of letters between Walter Hamady, proprietor of the press, and artist John Wilde, "being a desultory chronicle with marginalia and excerpts lifted from a correspondence holographically transmitted, on paper, through the US Postal Service, initiated in the year 1971 and continuing through to the present day with emphasis on the year stressed above . . . Printed by hand & privately published for our good friends & patrons who have faithfully followed this adventure of eight, slightly eccentric, collaborations by Walter Hamady & John Wilde." Hamady also points out that this book has "the first partially boustrophedonic title page of this 21st century." The text was set in Gill Sans type and printed on Twinrocker, Japanese, and German handmade papers; it is => decorated with a number of sketches, affixed illustrations, and stamps. The colophon bears a => hand-inked note reading "here is copy number ten of ninety-five." Binding: Appropriately to contents, the endpapers here are crafted of portions of a Wisconsin map, and the hand-sewn binding is enclosed in heavy paper wrappers with a postal cancellation&#150;inspired design on the front one. Binding as above, clean and crisp. A very nice copy of an amusing, affectionate, aesthetically pleasing production.

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        Hartmann Schedel Nuremberg Chronicle (Taschen Jumbo Series) with an original leaf from the 1493 Latin Edition (Fol. CCV)

      Koln: Taschen. 2001. Hardcover. Fine. A beautiful facsimile of the colored German edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle together with a framed original page / leaf from the Latin 1493 edition; this is Fol. CCV showing Balduin The Seventh King of Jerusalem plus a small woodcut of Jerusalem; the other side features four portrait woodcuts. The book is a fine large quarto hardback in brown felt stamped in gilt with pictorial color onlay to front board and original glassine dust jacket. Book and jacket are fine. The original folio page of the Nuremberg Chronicle is in a frame that measures 21.5 x 17.5 inches; 54.5 x 44.5 cm; the page itself measures approximately 15.5 x 11.5 inches; 40 x 29 cm. Nicely framed and in near fine condition with two very old marginal pen marks. The owner of this print who sold it to us said that she purchased it about forty years ago from Weyhe in New York City. Handsomely framed and accompanying a lovely facsimile; the woodcut of Jerusalem can be found on fol. CCIX (side two) of the facsimile edition. Extra postage required.

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        Collected Stories

      New York: Viking, 2001.. Uncorrected Proof of the first edition of the author&#39;s last collection of stories published during his lifetime. Octavo. Signed by both Saul Bellow and James Wood who contributed the introduction. Fine in illustrated wrappers as issued. A classic collection of stories which includes: "The Bellarosa Collection", "A Theft", "Mosby&#39;s Memoirs", "Him with His Foot in His Mouth", and "Something to Remember Me By", among others. An uncommon proof, exceptionally rare signed as Bellow was aged and did not do book signings at this point.

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