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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–inspired design on the front one. Binding as above, clean and crisp. A very nice copy of an amusing, affectionate, aesthetically pleasing production.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Collected Stories

      New York: Viking, 2001.. Uncorrected Proof of the first edition of the author'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'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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Quidditch Through the Ages [together with] Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

      London: Bloomsbury,, 2001. 2 volumes, 12mo. Original pictorial wrappers, titles to front covers in yellow, titles to spine in black. Both copies in fine condition. First editions, first impressions. Each title inscribed by J. K. Rowling.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Traité d'oenologie, tome 1: Microbiologie du vin, vinifications

      Dunod, 2001. 25x18x5cm Relié

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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        MEMOIRS OF WORLD WAR II: AS I KNEW IT; CRUSADE IN EUROPE; A SOLDIER'S STORY' REMINISCENCES Four Volumes

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

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Infinite Light

      Scottsdale, Ariz.: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001. A beautifully designed, remarkable folio, in black hardcovers that open to reveal 4 pockets, each containing an accordion-fold booklet and color photos (very fine prints, 14 in all). The first is an introduction, with a 'frontis' photo of the artist, the booklet SIGNED by him. The other three concern various art installations, and are titled 'The Light in Our Dreams', 'Path to the Innocent Eye', and 'Roden Crater'. All parts are in fine condition, in a near fine slipcase. This large, delicate item will require extra shipping.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        JAMES TURRELL: INFINITE LIGHT - SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

      (TURRELL, JAMES). Knight, Robert E., Debra L. Hopkins, Valerie Vadala Homer & James Turrell. JAMES TURRELL: INFINITE LIGHT - SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Signed by the Artist. Scottsdale, AZ: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001. First Edition 1/250. Oblong Large 4to. Debossed Boards in Slipcase. Artist Monograph. Near Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. np, profusely illustrated in color. Designed by Caldera Design. With a biography. Limited to two hundred and fifty copies only issued in conjunction with the second anniversary of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, this elegantly designed publication is devoted to pioneering Light and Space/Land artist James Turrell. "Infinite Light" consists of four 9 1/2 x 10 1/4" brochures plus individual color plates printed on heavy archival paper laid into four elaborately die-cut and embossed portfolios affixed to a printed paper over boards binding; all housed in a printed paper over boards slipcase. It contains essays by curators Debra L. Hopkins and Valerie Vadala Homer, and Roden Crater director Robert E. Knight. A handsome copy of the first and only printing SIGNED by James Turrell in black ink showing a slight crease under the paper cover of the 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. 0-9670265-2-0 Inventory Number: 017780&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        From the Dust Returned (Easton Press Signed First Edition)

      Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 2001. First Edition.. Hardback: full black leather with ribbed spine; gilt title and elaborate decoration. Pages gilt-edged. Silk moire endpapers and ribbon bookmark. . As new condition./No dust jacket, as issued.. Handsomely-bound, scarce signed work from this acclaimed writer. Book still in original shrinkwrap. Signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Works of Joseph Cornell (Limited Edition)

      New York: Distributed Art Publishers [DAP], 2001. First Edition. First Edition. One of a limited edition of 225 copies (this being No. 35). Fine in cloth covered boards and a matching slipcase, also Fine. With full color photographs of Cornell's work tipped in at the beginning of each contribution.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Flying Colours, Beat to Quarters, Lieutenant Hornblower, Commodore Hornblower, Hornblower and the Hotspur, Ship of the Line, Hornblower During the Crisis, Hornblower and the Atropos, Lord Hornblower, Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies, Mr. Midshipman Horatio Hornblower Classics 11 Volumes Easton Press

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2001. Hardcover. Leatherbound. 11 Volumes. Easton Press. Full leather binding. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. All volumes are in FINE condition. 2001. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; Easton Press; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Drawings from the Drawer: Digressions and distances, experiments and follies. Eight Drawings, sold individually

      Colfax, WA. 2001. Each drawing, 13 x 10 inches, on Arches paper. There are 8 separate drawings, each with its own cryptic message of cartographic, mathematic and celestial symbols and the artist&#39;s invented script. Drawn with ink, graphite and watercolor with some foil stamping; these drawings capture the skyline of dreams; the twilight of imagination. & The artist explains: "As my books progress, there is a certain amount of research and play that goes on. There is a delicate set of balances that make up each book and often the success of the finished product is owed to the early workup drawings. There are also some drawings that are done in tandem with the book as amplification of ideas or departures that might simply fit with the design or trajectory of the ideography. Here are my "drawings from the drawer" that contain these mixed messages.& Often the paper is treated with a size solution or primed with a colorant to mimic the earlier paper preparations. The drawing and painting materials are standard and traditional but occasionally there will be departures into more contemporary pigments and mordants."& For book artist Timothy C. Ely, what is revealed is as important as what is concealed. Using a variety of traditional methods for his books and prints, Ely&#39;s narratives are often written in an imaginary language. His books are owned by the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum of Modern Art, Harvard University, the University of Iowa, Columbia University and others.& & Ely 1& Like a chart of new worlds, imaginary places, with its colorful details in hues of purple, blue, rose and orange, this drawing provides an entrée in to the unknown-a glimpse of creation? Notations in Ely&#39;s invented script.& & Ely 2& Caught in motion, what secrets does this polygon keep? Rose wash with details in black, red and yellow. Notations in Ely&#39;s invented script.& & & Ely 3& What mysteries lie in this polygon of cloudy gray? Gray-rose wash with details in blue. Notations in Ely&#39;s invented script.& & & Ely 4& Diagrams seem to chart the energy of this polygon. Gray-rose wash with details in yellow, red, black and rose. Notations in Ely&#39;s invented script.& & & Ely 5& Will the scrap of Ely&#39;s invented script in this drawing serve as a Rosetta stone? Shades of gray with highlights in red green and yellow.& & & Ely 6& The book, protected by spheres, perhaps it contains the cipher to Ely&#39;s invented script. Shades of gray and rose, with yellow, green, blue and red highlights; some foil stamping.& & & Ely 7& Celestial projections from another dimension, this drawing seems to chart the constellations of another universe. A striking rainbow ribbon and metallic ink dramatize the picture. In shades of gray with details in red, green, yellow and purple; foil stamping and metallic ink.& & & Ely 8& What are the stories found within these constellations? Subtle shades of gray with blue highlights and Ely&#39;s invented script in white, red and blue; foil stamping. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/8920.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        ARTEMIS FOWL - A Set of First Printings Signed

      Viking & Puffin Books, 2001. A set of first printings of the Artemis Fowl series. ARTEMIS FOWL; ARTEMIS FOWL, The Arctic Incident; ARTEMIS FOWL, The Eternity Code; ARTEMIS FOWL, The Opal Deception; ARTEMIS FOWL AND THE LOST COLONY; ARTEMIS FOWL & The Time Paradox. Each book As New in like, unclipped, protected jackets. All signed at the title page by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.

      [Bookseller: Old Swan Books]
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        The Tempest

      Canton, NY: Caliban Press, 2001. 95 of 125 copies. The Tempest is generally thought to be Shakespeare&#39;s last play and is now considered one of his greatest. This beautiful edition was designed, printed, and bound by Mark McMurray at his Caliban Press, which was established by him in 1985. An announcement for the book states that this edition was inspired by a variety of sources, including the First Folio, the Bread & Puppet Theater of Vermont, John Coltrane&#39;s Ole, the film Black Orpheus, and Prospero&#39;s library. The text is taken chiefly from the First Folio edition of Shakespeare&#39;s works published in 1623. Except for the eight songs, the spelling has been modernized. The book is bound in handmade lavender paper covers with a purple morocco spine. A circle has been cut into the front cover and the title is printed underneath on light green paper. The book is printed using seven handmade and mould made papers from several different makers of handmade paper. The type is 14 point Dante, a type that was designed by Giovanni Marderstaag and first released in 1954. There are striking images found within this edition taken from a variety of found and historical sources including relief prints, collage, pochoir, and a volvelle. There is also a linocut by wood engraver Greg Lago. The book is housed in a handmade blue paper portfolio. The spine has a white title label, and the front cover has an image also used in the text. 119 pages. PRI/121010.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE An Inquiry Into Values Easton Press [ Signed 1st ]

      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. ; Signed by Pirsig. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Vues de Venise

      France: Verdigris, 2001. Fine. DELUXE EDITION. Number 5 of 50 copies, of which the first 14 are the deluxe edition, and are boxed with an original mezzotint print included only with the deluxe copies. Also included is the original copper plate for this special print. Judith Rothchild is an American born artist who has lived in southern France for the past 30 years. She and printer Mark Lintott produce 2 or 3 exquisitely done books each year, each limited to 50 copies or fewer. Her evocative and stunning mezzotints demonstrate her mastery of this exceedingly difficult illustration technique. The book is bound accordion style and is reversible, with the text on one side by George Sand and the other by Emile Zola, each illustrated by 3 plates. The texts give their dramatically contrasting views of the ever fascinating city of Venice. Fine in marbled burgundy and gilt paper from Scriba a Venise. Housed in a fine black clamshell box with the spine and title label to the front board in matching marbled paper. Printed on Hahnemuhle paper in Vendome Romain type. Unpaginated.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        Gyotaku print of two sea trout

      Iceland, 2001. 25-1/2 x 38 inches. On Japanese rice paper, signed by the artist in pencil,"September 12, 2001, Hafralonsa River Iceland, Sea Trout, James Prosek". Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Insect Musicians

      Poestenkill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 2001. Oblong quarto. 18pp., frenchfold. One of forty copies signed by the artist, Gunnar A. Kaldewey. An elucidating history of the allure, in Japanese culture, of the "songs" of night insects. Printed in black on sky blue, high-sheen handmade paper flecked with darker blue. Each printed page is separated by a transparent paper "netting" flecked with gold and silver leaf, which is decorated with little insects printed in black and brushstrokes of green and yellow. Bound in decorative gray paper with contrasting fibers of pink, blue, and white. Visually, a beautiful and delicate book. Housed in a paper-over-boards chemise and matching slipcase. Extremely fine. Together with a CD, "Near the Moon-Watching Pavillion," as a supplementary aural piece.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900

      Book Club of California, San Francisco, 2001. First Edition, Limited edition: One of 450 copies. 13 x 10 inches, xiv, 144 pages, olive cloth with paper spine label and mounted cover illustration in card slipcase, Color reproductions in text throughout.

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop ]
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        Unearthly Disclosure

      Arrow 2001-10-04. Very Good New edition A story of alien bases, alien contacts and abductions, genetic mutants, animal mutations, and government paranoia. This book reveals information that confirms that aliens have established bases on Earth and are in contact with select groups in the US military and scientific communities. A very good paperback with very lightly creased straight spine, slightly creased/edge worn covers, writing inside the front cover, pages a little soiled to the text-block fore-edge. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland.

      [Bookseller: The Old Bookshelf]
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        Sacagawea's Nickname. Essays On The American West.

      The New York Review of Books, N. Y. 2001.. This true First Edition (hardcover) published by the New York Review of Books in November 2001 is signed by the author, Larry McMurtry. Very scarce. Twelve essays by McMurtry reflecting on the old and new West. Includes topics on forgotten Western writers, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the genocidal policies of the US toward native Americans in the 19th century and after. 178 pages. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. No names, writing, or marks. Very difficult to find in the First Edition and signed. First Edition. ISBN: 0940322927. Book condition: Fine (F). Jacket condition: Fine (F). Binding is: Hardcover. Standard Book Size. Signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Quinn & Davis Booksellers]
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        Archèmes.

      Paris 2001. With 6 illustr. by Pierre Alechinsky. 176 pp. Orig. wrappers, unopened. Enclosed 1 signed lithograph

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Sentimentalità

      Grafica Uno 2001 3 incisioni originali a colori realizzate con la tecnica del bulino di Agostino Bonalumi (cm 20x14,5) numerate e firmate a matita. Poesie di Patani. Copia accompagnata dalla suite delle stesse incisioni su carta Japon a grandi margini (foglio cm 32x24) Carta Magnani per le poesie e Graphia per le incisioni. Uno degli esemplari con suite Ottimo (Fine)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Other Minds - Signed Numbered Edition

      Bridgewater Press London: Bridgewater Press. Fine. 2001. Limited Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. A handsome Limited Signed Edition in unread Fine condition. Beautifully bound in gilt-stamped navy blue cloth with minute wear to tips. This special edition was limited to 138 copies on Colourmaster paper, this being number 25. SIGNED by author Ian McEwan directly on the limitation page ; This volume contains an excerpt from McEwan's novel, Atonement, widely considered one of his best works and published after Other Minds. Atonement is the story of Briony Tallis, a 13-year-old girl in 1935 England who dreams of being a successful writer after the war. Atonement is the basis for the 2007 Oscar winning film starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        Deception Point - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Pocket Books New York: Pocket Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0671027379 . A beautiful First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by author Dan Brown directly on the title page; As a NASA satellite spots evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the President dispatches White House Intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton to the Ice Shelf. Accompanied by a team of experts, she uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery -- a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        The Sound I Saw: Improvisation on a Jazz Theme.

      London/ New York: Phaidon Press 2001. With 194 b/w photographs. Fol. Publisher's cloth. With dustjackets.. This book was made with original photographs and text and finished in the early 1960s and here published for the first time. Parr & Badger II, 19

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Shop Talk - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Houghton Mifflin. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0618153144 . A very attractive First Edition, First Printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by author Philip Roth on the title page. Scarce to see signed, especially in this condition; A writer and his colleagues and their work. Philip Roth&#146;s account of intimate intellectual encounters with an international and diverse cast of writers, they explore the importance of region, politics and history in their work and trace the imaginative path by which a writer&#146;s highly individualized art is informed by the wider conditions of life .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        GRAND DICTIONNAIRE RICCI DE LA LANGUE CHINOISE. 7 vol.

      Paris, Instituts Ricci, 2001. Bound green vellum with gilt lettering.. 6 vol. + Dossier et Index + Index et concordance. As new. Texte en francais et chinoise.(Shipment-costs in Europe: DKK 700,- ( aprox.93 ))(Shipment-costs to USA: DKK 1000,- ( aprox.166$)(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        Edges Are Steps

      NY. 2001. One of 20 signed and numbered copies, all on Fabriano paper. Page size: 10-3/4 x 7-3/8". Bound: loose as issued in buff Fabriano paper wrappers printed with artist/author and title in black. Housed in black cloth clamshell box, fine. The poetry is set in Spectrum and printed letterpress by the author at and with the assistance of The Grenfell Press. The aquatints were printed by Peter Pettengill in Hinsdale, NH. Sarah Plimpton's book is a collection of six poems on three folio sheets, each with aquatints on both sides. The aquatints are in black and shades of gray going to white on the buff-colored Fabriano. In some cases they surround the word; in others the image occupies the complete folded sheet. The images are raw and jagged with a haunting quality, perfectly suiting the verse. "the curtain has its stars / you wouldn't hear / and the light I lit / has gone / the edges / are steps / with the night instead". Sarah Plimpton shows at the June Kelly Gallery in New York and has had her poems published in various literary magazines such as the Partisan Review and The Paris Review. Her artist books are in the collections of the New York Public Library; Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library; The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library; and the Bibliotheque Jacques Doucet, Paris, among others. This is her twelfth limited edition artist's book. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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        A Single Shard - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Clarion Books New York: Clarion Books. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395978270 . A beautiful First Edition/First Printing in Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Author Linda Sue Parks won the 2002 Newbery Medal for this juvenile fiction book, describing a young Korean orphan boy named Tree Ear who longs to become a master potter like his hero Min who creates the beautiful celadon masterpieces .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why ]
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        TICKET LICKET

      Center for Book Arts New York: Center for Book Arts. 2001. 10.25 x 5.75 inches, portfolio, six woodcut images printed on both sides. six woodcut images printed on both sides.. Limited to an edition of 40 signed and numbered by the author. Comprised of six reductive woodcut images, Ticket Licket focuses on the single life of the artist as a gay male. The raffle ticket format reflects the element of chance that is part of any life. Ben Rinehart, whose socially charged work has been shown throughout the US, specializes in multimedia images with a strong focus on printmaking and book constructions. The six prints are encased in a printed bound portfolio that also uses raffle ticket images for title on the front cover and the stub on the back cover. .

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press ]
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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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        The Fairies&#39; Christmas - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Vancouver: The Fairy Press. Fine+; Signed by Author. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. 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 by Charles van Sandwyk on the title page with small hand-drawn illustration and "Merry Christmas" on the facing page; 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" .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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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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        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. 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

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        A Convergence of Birds

      (NY): Distributed Art Publishers. (2001). The limited edition of this collection of original writings inspired by the work of Joseph Cornell and edited by Foer, who also contributes both a chapter and the introduction. Precedes the publication of his first novel by a year. Number 41 of 225 numbered copies, of a total edition of 300. Signed by Foer and all contributing authors, including Barry Lopez, Rick Moody, Howard Norman, Diane Ackerman, Siri Hustvedt, Lydia Davis, Robert Coover, Bradford Morrow, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul West, Joanna Scott and others. An elaborate and attractive production: each piece of writing in the book is preceded by a tipped-in color photograph of one of Cornell&#39;s works, and the sheets signed by the authors are bound in opposite them. Fine in a fine slipcase. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Die graphischen Bücher - Erstlingswerke deutscher Autoren des 20 Jahrhunderts. Bd. 1-8; 10, 12-15; 17-20 (17 Bde. aus der Reihe).

      4°, je ca. 100 S., zahlr. teilw. farb. Originalgraphiken., OLwd. geprägt., Bd. 18: Zwei kl. Flecken auf Deckel; Bd. 20: Schnitt m. kl. Fleck; sonst tadell. (= Die Graphischen Bücher, Reihe: Erstlingswerke deutscher Autoren des 20 Jahrhunderts): Jeder Band handschriftlich nummeriert (4 davon als Verteter-Muster. 1 als Künstlerexemplar e.a.), und vom Künstler im Impressum signiert. Buchausstattung von Juergen Seuss (Bd. 1-8, 10), Horst Schuster (Bd. 12-15, 17-19) u. Gert Wunderlich (Bd. 20). Band 1: Bertolt Brecht: Baal. Mit 22 Originallinolschnitten von Klaus Süss; Bd. 2: Gottfried Benn: Morgue. Mit zwölf Bildern nach Originalholzschnitten von Ingo Regel; Bd. 3: Christoph Hein. Einladung zum Lever Bourgeois. Mit vier Original-Steinlithographien und dreizehn Federzeichnungen von Hermann Naumann; Bd. 4: Franz Kafka: Betrachtung. Mit dreizehn Originalholzrissen von Franz Hitzler; Bd. 5: Walter Freiburger (d.i. Walter Jens): Das weisse Taschentuch. Mit 18 Holzschnitten, davon 3 farbigen von Martin Felix Furtwängler; Bd. 6: Johannes Wüsten: Semper, die Mumie. Mit 10 Original-Farbholzschnitten u. 6 Holzschnitt-Vignetten von Hans Ticha; Bd. 7: Marieluise Fleisser: Ein Pfund Orangen. Mit vierzig Zeichnungen und drei Lithographien von Annette Lucks: Bd. 8: Günter Grass: Die Vorzüge der Windhühner. Mit drei Originallithographien und sieben Illustrationen nach Bleistiftzeichnungen auf Pergament von Johannes Grützke; Bd. 10: Ulrich Plendzorf. Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. Mit neun Originalholzschnitten von Harald Metzkes; Bd. 12: Peter Rühmkorf: Fünfzig Gedichte. Mit 33 Originallinolschnitten von Klaus Waschk; Bd. 13: Erich Kästner: Herz auf Taille. Mit 40 Original-Acrylstichen, davon 4 mehrfarbig, von Egbert Hefurth; Bd. 14: Heinrich Böll. Der Zug war pünktlich. Mit sieben Originallithographien von Bernhard Heisig; Bd. 15: Christa Wolf: Moskauer Novelle. Mit sieben Originallithographien von Erhard Göttlicher; Bd. 17: Hans Magnus Enzensberger: Verteidigung der Wölfe. Mit sechzehn Montagen von Hans Platschek (nicht signiert, da Künstler kurz vor Fertigstellung des Buchs verstorben ist); Bd. 18: Lion Feuchtwanger: Die Einsamen. Mit zehn Zeichnungen und zwei Originalkupferstichen von Baldwin Zettl; Bd. 19: Hermann Ungar: Knaben und Mörder. Mit zwei Original-Aquatintaradierungen und sechzehn Zeichnungen von Sascha Juritz; Bd. 20: Anna Seghers: Aufstand der Fischer von St. Barbara. Mit zwei Originallithographien und 17 Federzeichnungen von Willi Sitte.

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        The Dark Night of the Soul and Exercise of Power: The Art of Ana Maria Pacheco with original signed limited edition print

      London, 2001. Both volumes are cloth bound in slipcase.The Dark Night of the Soul includes 70 colour and 20 b&w illustrations;The Exercise of Power includes 30 colour and 42 b&w illustrations. The edition was limited to 100 copies only. There is an original numbered and signed print: The Hairy Legs of the Queen of Sheba.

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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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        Rembrandt's Self

      Vincent FitzGerald & Co. New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co.. [ND but 2001]. Portfolio of five etchings by Susan Weil, signed by Weil on the colophon in pencil and initialed by her with the print number in pencil on each print. Printed on Japanese Gampi paper, chine colle, on Hahnemuhle Copper paper by Peter Pettengill at Wingate Studio. The etchings are taken from re-strikes of the Rembrandt Self-Portrait etchings purchased by Susan Weil while studying art in Paris at the Academie Julien in the 1940's. For this suite, she has cut up the etchings and collaged them to achieve the images herein. The images were made from photogravue plates made by Jon Goodman. Ms. Weil has been experimenting with the use of images made from blueprint paper since 1951 when she and her (then) husband, Robert Rauschenberg, were working at Black Mountain College. Her use of collage has dated from this time as well. She has, obviously, has made these mediums her own. See an Image.

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        SINGLE SHARD

      2001. 1. PARK,LINDA SUE. A SINGLE SHARD. NY: Clarion Books (2001 1-10 code). 8vo (5 3/4 x 8 1/2"), boards, As New in As New dust wrapper (not price clipped, no award seal). 1st ed. 1st printing. The story is set in 12th century Korea and revolves around a young orphan named Tree Ear, so named because like an orphan, tree-ear mushrooms grow without benefit of parent seed. NEWBERY AWARD WINNER, THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

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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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        DARK CARNIVAL

      Springfield PA: Gauntlet Publications Springfield, PA: Gauntlet Publications,. 2001. imitation leather.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and slipcase. (#127869). Limited edition. One of 700 numbered copies signed by Bradbury and author of the afterword, Clive Barker. This new edition of Bradbury's first book includes four stories, contemporary with the rest of the contents but not included in the original edition, a new nine page introduction by Bradbury, and an afterword by Clive Barker. Edited by Donn Albright. Wraparound dust jacket art reproduces a painting by Bradbury. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3- 34. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 254. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-42.

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        Harry Potter and the Philosopher&#39;s Stone. &#39;Hero&#39; envelope Hogwart&#39;s Acceptance Letter

      USA, Warner Bros. 2001., 2001. A fine production-used original prop created for the 2001 Warner Brothers film. These envelopes were used in the memorable scene when Harry receives dozens of invitations through owl-post. This is one of the fully finished envelopes containing the actual Hogwarts invitation, addressed to Harry Potter and secured with a real wax seal. The majority of these envelopes bore printed seals in order to be be light enough to fly around the room, an effect created via off-screen blowing equipment. The present version is far less common and was created for close-up filming purposes- these originals are known in to movie prop world as &#39;hero&#39; envelopes, not to be confused with the more commonly found simpler versions which were machine-cut to resemble a letter but cannot be opened. If held to the light, &#39;hero&#39; envelopes clearly display the folded mail inside. Sold with a teaser poster/window card, which illustrates a Hogwarts envelope. Ex-PropMasters, Kent, England.

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        La Flor Mas Grande Del Mundo

      Madrid: Alfaguara, 2001.. First edition. Octavo, original boards. Illustrated throughout. The Nobel Prize-winning author&#39;s only children&#39;s book; translated "The Biggest Flower in the World". Signed and dated by the author. No English counterpart has been published. In fine condition.

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        ISTORIATO

      Center for Book Arts (New York: Center for Book Arts. 2001). 11" x 11", Round shaped, case bound concertina, with printed navy Iris cloth on both the book covers and lidded clamshell box. n.p.. Limited to an edition of 50 signed and numbered copies. Istoriato is an Italian narrative style of pottery decoration which uses the pottery body solely as support for a purely pictorial effect. Originating about 1500 in Faenza, Italy, paintings comparable in seriousness to Italian Renaissance easel paintings were applied to Maiolica ware. The subjects, biblical, historical, and mythological scenes, are executed with a realism (including the use of perspective) quite unlike any previous pottery decoration. Although violating aesthetic rules in their subordination of shape to decoration, such wares remain works of great skill, as well as beauty. During her Sally R. Bishop residency at the Center, Mare Blocker explored how the design of this pottery changed with the invention of the printing press. Multiple color linoeleum blocks and type were printed on Magnani Pescia. Produced at the Center for Book Arts, each boxed set also includes a unique plate decorated in the style of Maiolica pottery. .

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        THE GEOMETRY OF INNOCENCE

      Ostfildern-ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2001. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Ostfildern-ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 128 pages. Collection of photographs. One of the most important art photography books of our time. Limited Slipcased Edition of 50 copies, each of which comes with a numbered, titled, and signed original silver-gelatin print. Superior to and should not be confused with the regular hardcover trade edition, which was published simultaneously with it. They have the same ISBN. A brilliant production by Ken Schles: Oversize-volume format. Black cloth boards with black titles embossed on the spine, as issued. Photographs and Manifesto/Essay by Ken Schles. The title comes from the lyrics of Bob Dylan&#39;s "Tombstone Blues". Text fragments by Franz Kafka, Ralph Ellison, Walter Lippmann, and Italo Calvino. 8 X 10 inch silver-gelatin print matted, framed, and laid into its own black cloth folder. Matching black cloth slipcase. Printed on thick glossy stock paper in Germany to the very highest standards. Presents, after a long hiatus, Ken Schles&#39; ambitious second collection. There is something disturbing and uncompromising about each image, by itself and in the context of the collection&#39;s sheer relentlessness. Schles&#39; point is that we should not be distracted but be completely immersed. He also has a didactic purpose, which he articulates in his essay, "must-reading" for anyone uncritically enamored of photography (this includes many serious photographers and critics). While his essay is critical about photography, Schles is not against photography. Indeed, the latter stance would be self-defeating because even the most tendentiously biting "anti-photographic" art photograph can be coopted by the system to reinforce unjust social structures and feed an insatiable and corrupt mass culture. Instead, he is for a photography that somehow retains its subversive power and strengthens people given the fact that "we are formed by a flawed society. Yet, however boldly or tenuously we engage our lives, we love, we hate, we struggle" (Ken Schles). A "must-have" title for Ken Schles and art photography collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated as such on the Back Copyright Page. It comes with an 8 X 10 inch original silver-gelatin print that is very prominently and beautifully numbered, titled, and signed in pencil on verso by the photographer: "Ken Schles The End of the World From The Geometry of Innocence 43/50". This edition is now highly collectible. This is one of only two copies still available online and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. The other copy apparently has a major publisher&#39;s creasing flaw that is not present in this copy. A very rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 106 color, 87 duotone plates, 1 original print. One of the most brilliant living photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER KEN SCHLES TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3775710116.

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