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        Deception Point

      Pocket Books, New York. First edition. Advance Uncorrected Proof in wrappers. Fine save for publicists' business card stapled to verso front cover. Minor offsetting of rust to blurb page from staple.* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Fine. 2001.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        A CONVERGENCE OF BIRDS - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED BY EACH OF THE CONTRIBUTORS

      (CORNELL, JOSEPH). Foer, Jonathan Safran, Editor. A CONVERGENCE OF BIRDS - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED BY EACH OF THE CONTRIBUTORS. Numbered and Signed by the Authors. New York: D.A.P. (Distributed Art Publishers), 2001. First Edition 1/225 Deluxe. 8vo. Debossed Cloth in Slipcase. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 240pp, 27 tipped-in color illustrations + decorative endpapers. Designed by Anne Galperin. With a biography. "This special limited edition of "A Convergence of Birds" follows the successful publication of the trade edition of this wonderful anthology of new fiction and poetry inspired by the art of Joseph Cornell. The book features writing from twenty-two of the best American writers working today - Diane Ackerman, Martine Bellen, John Burghardt, Mary Caponegro, Robert Coover, Lydia Davis, Siri Hustvedt, Ann Lauterbach, Barry Lopez, Rick Moody, Bradford Morrow, Howard Norman, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Pinsky, Erik Anderson Reece, Rosemarie Waldrop, Paul West, Diane Williams, and John Yau - all invited to participate by editor and contributor Jonathan Safran Foer. The limited edition is linen-bound and slipcased, and is a wonderful, highly collectable volume that will be treasured by lovers of contemporary writing and fine books". A brand new, pristine individually numbered example of the this elegant object limited to two hundred and twenty-five numbered copies (#52/225) SIGNED by each of the authors on an individual unprinted bound-in vellum sheet in the publisher's debossed cloth slipcase, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-891024-30-2 Inventory Number: 022347&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS (LEATHER BOUND) (SIGNED)

      Easton Press. Fine+. 2001. Hardcover. Author signed. Leather bound with 22 kt gold detail in Fine+ condition! ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Salami (Suite of 15 Prints, Signed and Numbered)

      USA: Woodstock Editions, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. One of 200 numbered suites of 15 six-color offset prints, each print SIGNED by Hans Gissinger. These are from Gissinger's monograph, published simultaneously by Woodstock Editions in 2001. 25 x 39 inches, 111-lb. paper. Fine condition. An exquisite production.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Reflections on New South Wales 1788-1839

      Sydney: Hordern House. 2001. Translated by Thomas Cullity, assisted by Katherine Pratt and Jean and Bernice Pasquier. 300 copies only. 4to. 700pp, 8 colour & 20 b&w images. Printed on soft ivory laid paper and case-bound in natural green woven cloth. Fine. ***Freycinet's examination of the history and progress of the colony during its first 52 years, based on his visit as commander of 'Uranie' in 1819, his earlier visit with the Baudin expedition, his interviews and correspondence with the colonists, and his analysis of the published literature. The first published translation of the Australian section of Freycinet's massive 'Voyage autour du monde... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819, et 1820' (Paris, 1824-44). .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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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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        The Stanley Kubrick Archives

      Taschen Oblong 4to, 544p., ill., half black cloth with embossed red cloth, with strip of frames from 2001 A Space Odyssey, cut from a 70mm print owned by Stanley Kubrick, still sealed Audio CD 1966 Interview with Stanley Kubrick by Jeremy Bernstein, in a perfect condition clamshell cardboard carrying case from the publisher. Mint condition. 6.4 kg. 31 x 42 cm.

      [Bookseller: Librairie In Folio]
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        A Convergence of Birds (signed limited)

      Distributed Art Publishers, 2001 First limited edition, Fine book in Fine slipcase. An assemblage of fiction and poetry, by 22 contributors, inspired by the art of Joseph Cornell. This is Foer's first book appearance and includes an introduction and story by him. This is copy number 26 of 225 numbered copies (there were also 75 presentation copies produced). Contributors include: Diane Ackerman, Joyce Carol Oates, Rick Moody, Barry Lopez, Robert Coover, Howard Norman, Paul West, Siri Hustvedt, Dale Peck, Joanna Scott, Robert Pinsky, Lydia Davis, Mary Caponegro, John Yau and others. Each has signed at their contribution and each contribution features a tipped-in color photograph of one of Cornell's works. Joseph Cornell was a New York artist and sculptor whose most characteristic works were assemblages, or collages, housed in glass-fronted boxes. The beautifully produced book is a unique convergence of literature and art. Book received advanced praise from Susan Sontag, Paul Auster, and Ann Beattie.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Squid Ink Books]
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        Reuniting the Antipodes: Constructive and Nonstandard Views of the Continuum (Synthese Library)

      Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Boston London 2001 - as new oversize original cloth hardcover in dustjacket, 328 pp, clean throughout, Not inferior Springer POD copies! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Secret Knowledge Books]
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        Parameters of Movement.

      Edition J.J. Heckenhauer,, Tuebingen / Berlin, 2001 - Tuebingen / Berlin, Edition J.J. Heckenhauer, 2001. Folio, 31 x 24 cm Mit 23 Original C-prints, with 23 C-prints. Geprägtes Original Leinen der Buchbinderei Rottmann / Berlin, handgebunden. Clothbound and hand-bound / sewed by Rottmann bookbinding, Berlin. Herausragendes Künstlerbuch mit 23 Original-Fotografien, in einer Auflage von nur 5 Exemplaren erschienen, wovon nur noch zwei Exemplare erhältlich sind. Siigniert, numeriert. Exceptional work by the Berlin based photographer Jens Liebchen, who became famous for his book "DL07 - stereotypesof war - a photographic investigation", ref. Parr/Badger,Vol II. p. 312-13. Limited edition of only five copies. Hand bound. Only two copies left. „Parameters of Movement I" is a project which looks at the phenomena of migration and movement in Siberia. What is happening in these times of growing mobility, of globalisation and increasing urbanisation, to a region which is perceived (at least in the Western World) as a cliché per se: A weird place distinguished by it s special historical and climatic destiny. In this respect, the term "movement" refers not only to migration but also to the modernising processes that are taking place in this infamous post-socialist province. There is no story here as such in narrative form. The series shows insights into daily life in Ulan Ude and the Baikal region: Burjat teenagers with the posture of post-modern youth, or a modern, customized Volga – the car that for decades was the exclusive status symbol of communist party functionaries The photos function as parameters in terms of a mathematical presentation. Which cultural signposts determine the future of life? And which parameter does an individual use to define the space between reality and dream? Jens Liebchen, 2002 Geprägtes Original Leinen der Buchbinderei Rottmann / Berlin, handgebunden. Clothbound and hand-bound / sewed by Rottmann bookbinding, Berlin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K.]
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        THE CRUELTY OF LOVELESS LOVE

      New York: Kunst Editions, (2001). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine black cardboard slipcase in the original shipping bag. Photographs and Text by Joan Levine Gannij. Forward by Carl Weissner. Consisting of 12 leaves, printed on rectos only and 18 paper folders each containing a mounted monochrome photograph with a letterpress poem on facing page. Folio (11" x 12-3/4") housed in a burgundy satin-covered clamshell case (12-1/4" x 14-3/4") with a photographic inset of Bukowski on the front. Copy #11 of 35 copies for sale from a total edition of 65 copies. An exquisite production juxtaposing poems previously unpublished in book form with photographs taken by Gannij in the 1970s and rediscovered following Bukowski's death.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Arcadia Play by Tom Stoppard with a foreword by the Playwright an Introduction by Diana Ketcham and Four Views of Sidley Park by William Mathews

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 2001. Oblong folio, xvi, 114, (1, colophon)pp. plus text at each end about opening the folding plates. Original green silk, printed paper label on upper cover and backstrip, slipcase, as new with the four folding watercolors at front and back. Limited to 400 copies signed by Stoppard and Matthews. The views follow the chronology of the play, depicting Sidley Park in 1730, 1809, 1812 and 1993. The book is designed to be displayed with all four illustrations on view at once as well as pages from the dialogue. William Matthews is an American artist working mainly in watercolor. A brilliantly creative book and a delight to read.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere. [Inscribed copy].

      Verso,, London: 2001 - xx, 358pp. Inscribed to the title page 'For Liz, with love / Chris'. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original binding of quarter dark blue cloth titled in black, with lighter blue paper-covered boards. Fresh, bright, corners sharp, spine ends blunted. In the protected unclipped pictorial jacket, puckered at head of spine and slightly to top edge of back panel. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Jane's Military Vehicles and Logistics 2001-2

      Jane's Information Group 2001. 784 pages. Large format. Bw photographs and text figures. Ex reference library. 2 labels and stamp, o/w contents fine. Seems barely used. Illustrated green boards. Binding sound. Virtually as new. Very heavy ISBN: 0 7106 2323 2

      [Bookseller: Black 5 Books]
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        Yousuf Karsh. Heroes of Light and Shadow

      Niagara Falls: Stoddart, 2001. Fine photography book in near fine illustrated dustjacket, depicting Karsh's wife Estrellita on the cover. Large quarto, 12 x 10 inches. Full-page photos throughout. Inscribed by Yousuf Karsh to family friend Lyn Revson, society icon and wife of Revlon mogul Charles Revson. Laid-in typed letter to Lyn Revson signed by Estrellita Karsh. Laid in announcement of Estrellita Karsh presenting a portrait of Helen Keller in memory of her late husband. Laid in post-it note from Estrellita to Lyn Revson referring to thank-you notes that she received from Revson’s grandchildren Red & Jack. The note is attached to a piece of stationery of Revson’s son Jeffrey Sheresky, signed with the names Jeffrey, Kimberly, Red, and Jack, referring to the attached thank-you notes. The handwritten thank-you notes from the children are also laid in, one from Red Sheresky and one from Jack Sheresky, both thanking Estrellita Karsh for birthday gifts, dated 2002. A beautiful copy of the book, with charming personal correspondence.

      [Bookseller: Johanson Rare Books]
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        "Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar) . .. specimen from Bonaventure River, Quebec"

      Easton, Ct. ("in the schoolhouse"), march, 2001. 18-1/2 x 22 inches (overall). Watercolor on paper, inscribed and dated in lower margin. Framed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Matrix 21: A Review For Printers and Bibliophiles (Deluxe Limited Edition)

      Risbury: Whittington Press, 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.. Signed by Illustrator. Quarter Leather. Fine/No Jacket. 28.0 x 18.5 Cm.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        The Civil Law Including the Twelve Tables. The Institutes... 7 Vols

      2001. The Only Complete English Translation of Justinian's Enactments Scott, S.P. The Civil Law Including the Twelve Tables, The Institutes of Gaius, The Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, The Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo: Translated from the Original Latin, Edited, and Compared With All Accessible Systems of Jurisprudence Ancient and Modern. In Seventeen Volumes. In Seven Books. Originally published: Cincinnati: The Central Trust Company, 1932. Seven Vols. (7" x 10"). xiii, 332 xi, 325; vi, 347, vi, 359; vi, 342, vi, 334; vi, 333, vi, 343; vii, 335, vi, 336, vii, 318; xiii, 346, xiv, 352, xv, 366; xx, 321, xxix, 364, xxvii, 365 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771302. ISBN-10: 1584771305. Cloth. New. * Reprint of the sole edition. Comprehensive translation of numerous sources of Roman law, from the original Latin. Notable for its inclusion of the only complete English translation of the entire Corpus Juris Civilis. An invaluable source of primary materials for the student of Canon law, Roman law or jurisprudence. Set Contents: Volume One: Twelve Tables Institutes of Gaius Rules of Ulpian Opinions of Paulus Enactments of Justinian Volume Two: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books III-XVII Volume Three: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XVIII-XXIX Volume Four: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XXIX-XXXIX Volume Five: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XXXIX-L Volume Six: Enactments of Justinian The Code Books I-IX

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Millénaire Monastique du Mont Saint-Michel ------------ 5 volumes /5 : - T 1 : HISTOIRE ET VIE MONASTIQUE ------------------ - T 2 : VIE MONTOISE ET RAYONNEMENT INTELLECTUEL - T 3 : CULTE DE ST-MICHEL ET PELERINAGES AU MONT - T 4 : BIBLIOGRAPHIE GENERALE ----------------------- - T 5 : ETUDES ARCHEOLOGIQUES

      Lethielleux - Paris 2001. -- Réimpression - 5 Volumes/5. Brochés collés. Format in-8°( 23,5 x 18,8 cm )( 5,150 kgs ). ------ 824 , 497 , 526 , 420 et 304 pages avec quelques figures , 9 cartes et 136 planches Hors-Texte . ************ "" Cette collection a été créée sous la direction de Michel Nortier , conservateur en chef de la Bibliothèque Nationale , à l'occasion du millénaire de l'Abbaye du Mont Saint-Michel en 1967. Elle retrace le rôle tenu par celle-ci dans l'histoire culturelle ,économique , sociale , politique et religieuse de la France. *************** [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        SYD MEAD'S SENTURY - DELUXE LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION SIGNED BY SYD MEAD

      (SYD MEAD). Mead, Syd. SYD MEAD'S SENTURY - DELUXE LIMITED HARDBOUND EDITION SIGNED BY SYD MEAD. Oblagon Inc., 2001. First Edition 1/150 Deluxe. Square 4to. Boards with Pastedown. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 175pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Designed by Syd Mead Inc. This first new Syd Mead collection since the 1996 revised and updated "Oblagon", "Sentury" is a sumptuously designed volume on the master conceptual designer's work from the prior decade. Included is material that has until now gone mostly unpublished; including motion picture work for "Johnny Mnemonic", "Mission to Mars", "Strange Days", and numerous entertainment environment and Theme Park projects. A pristine example of the exceedingly uncommon deluxe edition in boards limited to one hundred and fifty copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED (#109/150) by Syd Mead in ink on the first preliminary, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 021847&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        L'Encyclopedie Diderot & D'Alembert. ... Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts liberaux et les arts mechaniques, avec leur explication

      Paris: Bibliotheque de L'Image, 2001. Paperback. First reprint edition. Forty uniform volumes of illustrated stiff paper wrappers. A Fine set. Please visit tremendous the "Collaborative Translation Project" at the University of Michigan. "First published over the course of more than twenty years (1751-1777), the 32 volumes of the Encyclopédie include 21 volumes of text with more than 70,000 articles on subjects ranging from asparagus to zodiac. The remaining 11 volumes contain beautifully engraved plates illustrating many of the articles. The Encyclopédie was the major achievement of the French Enlightenment whose aim, in Diderot's words, was to "change the common way of thinking" through the expansion of knowledge and the development of critical modes of thought Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Crosstown

      New York: powerHouse Books, 2001 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition. Fine with a light bump to two tips. Gray-cloth-bound hardcover with tipped-in image to front board, no dj, as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 192 pages; 48 color and 144 tri-toned b&w photographic plates; 10 x 11.5 inches. SIGNED BY LEVITT on the title page. Edition limited to 6000 copies. Out of Print. Since the mid-1930s, Levitt (1913-2009) has photographed life on the streets of NYC, capturing the pulse of the city at moments when sidewalk life becomes an urban portrait. Crosstown is the most comprehensive monograph devoted to this master photographer. In pictures of 1930s and 1940s Harlem, a color series completed in 1960, and black-and-white images from the 1980s and 1990s, the book reveals the changes in New York street culture as well as the evolution of Levitt's photographic eye. Included on Vince Aletti's list of Best Photo Books of 2001.

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        SOCK & KISS: Being a portfolio of letterpress prints solicit and collated by

      Cortona, Italy: University of Georgia Summer Program, 2001. Limited Edition. One of approximately fifty sets, a result of 34 printers producing a broadside/print each, at the invitation of the editors for the Print Odyssey Symposium. Title-page, colophon page, and sheets uniformly sized and housed in a folded paper wrapper, letterpress printed on the front cover and hand-colored; about Fine. Contributors include Inge Bruggeman, Sebastian Carter, Julie Chen, Elsie Ellis, Jules Faye, Barbara Henry, Susan King, Chris Stern & Claire van Vliet, among many others. Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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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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        Logic, Meaning and Computation: Essays in Memory of Alonzo Church (Synthese Library Vol 305)

      Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Boston London 2001 - as new/fine copy, large 8vo original cloth hardcover in dustjacket, XIII, 627 pp, clean throughout [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Secret Knowledge Books]
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        Drawings of the Night Sky

      London: Anthony d'Offay, [2001]. Fine in burgundy-stamped cloth boards, plain card slipcase.. First Edition. Oblong quarto in slipcase. Limited to 480 copes, SIGNED by Celmins. Card with the artist's photograph laid in. Introduction by Adrian Searle; conversation between Celmins and Anne Seymour. With 20 lovely reproductions of Celmins' Night Sky drawings, spanning 1973-2001.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Newsweek Magazine, August 6, 1945 *B-25 BOMBER STRIKES EMPIRE STATE BUILDING - PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION AND TEXT - EERILY SIMILAR TO SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001!*

      USA: Newsweek. Stapled. Contents: Nash car color ad inside front cover; Commercial Solvents Corp. ad with great Iwo Jima beach landing photo; Chrysler *Fluid Drive* color ad; Only Stalin of first trio is left but Attlee carries on where Churchill left off; Very graphic 6-photo sequence of a 'Jap' being burned to death by a flame-thrower; British Labor landslide stirs the world - the winning issue was not Churchill but new homes and jobs for Britons; Photo of a masked 'squeeler' identifying Gestapo agents hiding in the ranks of the Wehrmacht in Norway; Nice color ad for Martin aircraft; Photo of Dutch people tearing up trolly blocks for desperately needed fuel; Trial of Marshal Petain in France; Amazing coverage of B-25 Mitchell bomber striking the Empire State building - the diagram looks just like what the world witnessed September 11th, 2001; The Big Playhouse - Michigan's cushy prison at Jackson; Japan on the ropes - strikes at Kure naval base cover harbor with blazing ships - B-29s blast forewarned cities; Photo of American troops from Europe massing in Manila; *Super* color centerfold featuring a 1942 yellow Buick convertible; photo of leaflet dropped on Jap cities prior to bombing (with article); Photo of Canadian General Crerar who's army has been dissolved; Kaiser lines up Graham-Paige in march toward reconversion - with Frazer's selling genius added to Western Steel facilities, Combine's one need is capital; Photo of experimental helicopter, the PV-3, in flight; Nice color Imperial whiskey ad; Surplus problem - whether to scrap the Office of War Information's (OWI) profitable magazines abroad; Swiss family air force - survival training; Motorola radio ad; Great color Union Pacific Railroad ad with emphasis upon beautiful Washington state; Unmarked with average wear. Address label atop front cover. A sound copy. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

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        The Fairies' 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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        MY NAME IS RED

      New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 417 pages. The author&#39;s breakthrough historical novel, the fourth to be translated into English. One of the greatest novels of our time. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a Hardcover Edition (the British Edition is a softcover original) , the book remains Pamuk&#39;s single most popular novel in the West. Presents Orhan Pamuk&#39;s "Benim Adim Kirmizi" in a felicitous English translation by Erdag Goknar. "In 16th-century Istanbul, master miniaturist and illuminator of books Enishte Effendi is commissioned to illustrate a book celebrating the Sultan. Soon he lies dead at the bottom of a well. How he got there is the crux of the novel. A number of narrators give testimony to what they know about the circumstances surrounding the murder. The stories accumulate and become more detailed as the novel progresses, giving the reader not only an unconventional murder mystery but insight into the mores and customs of the time. Creatively casts the novel with colorful characters and provides a palpable sense of atmosphere of the Ottoman Empire that both history buffs and literary fans will appreciate" (Marc Kloszewski) . Pamuk&#39;s books are censored and often banned outright in his native Turkey, a culture that has to strike a delicate balance between (Eastern) Islam and (Western) secularism. The threat to one&#39;s freedom makes writing even more urgent and turns talented writers into great ones. His most passionate critic/admirer in America, the late great novelist John Updike, chose "Snow" as the best novel of the year 2004, bar none. A masterpiece, this is a "must-have" title for Orhan Pamuk collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the half-title page by Orhan Pamuk. 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 beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 2003 for "My Name Is Red". Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006, the first Turkish writer to be so deservedly honored. One of the greatest living writers. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ORHAN PAMUK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0375406956.

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        [A Treatise on Mushrooms]

      Text by Roland Barthes, John Cage, Kirsty Gunn, Ovid & Pliny. New York: Peter Kruty Editions & Julie Cencebaugh, 2001. Large quarto. (12 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches). 42pp. (8pp. of pink paper, 34pp. of thick white paper). "Half- title" label in blue and black mounted on the 3rd pink page at the front, 2pp. letterpress. 24 pages of illustrations (16 single page [6 of these hand-coloured]; 8 double-page [3 of these hand-coloured]) all by Keeley. Original pink thick card boards, with design printed in red, all contained within an original mushroom-coloured suede-backed marbled paper-covered portfolio, shaped title label in blue and black applied to upper cover, stained cloth ties. Limited edition of 128 copies, this copy number 11 of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist. The labels and the presentation of the portfolio provide the link from Shelagh Kelley&#39;s intriguing work inspired by mushrooms to the albums containing spore prints and original drawings of fungi compiled by Victorian amateur mycologists in the 19th century. The colophon includes the following description: "A Treatise on Mushrooms, an artist&#39;s book by Shelagh Keeley, with images hand-colored by the artist, was produced at Peter Kruty Editions, Brooklyn, New York in 2000 and 2001. The images were printed letterpress by Peter Kruty and Sayre Gaydos from photopolmer plates on Twinrocker May Linen paper with additional text in Monotype Centaur cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler." According to the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Arts website, Shelagh Keeley&#39;s work is to found in a number of major collections, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris; The Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities Santa Monica, CA; Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass; and the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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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, &#39;Lost Virginia&#39; underscores the importance of efforts to preserve other riches in Virginia&#39;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&#39;s classic artist&#39;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&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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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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