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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'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 .

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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’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’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. .

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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' 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" .

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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'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.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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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's works, and the sheets signed by the authors are bound in opposite them. Fine in a fine slipcase. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Robin Doughty Fine Books (member PBFA)]
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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's Scrap-book; Lost Hearts; The Mezzotint; The Ash-tree; Number 13; Count Magnus; 'Oh, Whistle, and I 'll Come to You, My Lad'; 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'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' House; The Uncommon Prayer-Book; A Neighbour's Landmark; A View from a Hill; A Warning to the Curious; An Evening'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's College Chapel; The Game of Bear; S peaker Lenthall'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's Prologue to Madam Crowl's Ghost; MRJ's Epilogue to Madam Crowl's Ghost; MRJ's Introduction to Uncle Silas; Letters: MR J to Gwendolen McBryde; Letters to a Child; THE FIVE JARS: MRJ'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'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.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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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's Stone. 'Hero' envelope Hogwart'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 'hero' 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, 'hero' envelopes clearly display the folded mail inside. Sold with a teaser poster/window card, which illustrates a Hogwarts envelope. Ex-PropMasters, Kent, England.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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's only children's book; translated "The Biggest Flower in the World". Signed and dated by the author. No English counterpart has been published. In fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press ]
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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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        Genesis and Exodo (Exodus). Two Volumes

      Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos. 2001. One of 40 copies, all on Velin d&#39;Arches paper, signed by Alicia Scavino in pencil on the last print in GENESIS. Page size: 12-3/4 inches x 9-3/4 inches; 84pp; and 72pp; respectively. Bound: each book loose in original drab wrappers, GENESIS with an original engraving consisting of green, ochre, brown arabesques with title in black on front and back panels; EXODO with the title printed in red on front panel and in Hebrew in buff above the Spanish, housed in tan paper over boards clamshell box with title in black on spine, fine. Etchings and aquatints in GENESIS by Alicia Scavino, signed by the artist on the final plate of GENESIS. Etchings and aquatints in EXODO by Mirta Kupferminc. Hand set and printed letterpress in 12pt. Electra by Ruben R. Lapolla, the edition was supervised by Samuel Cesar Palui and Ernesto Lowenstein. These two companion volumes are extremely beautiful and evocative of the creation and deliverance stories. These books were featured in an exhibition at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - "Sacred Text / Contemporary Form: Spiritual Traditions in the Digital Age."& Ediciones Dos Amigos, probably the finest letterpress publisher working in Latin America today, comes out of the long tradition of the English private press movement and the French Livre d&#39;Artiste. Combining original prints from contemporary Argentinian artists with texts from the Holy Bible enables the publishers to, as Decherd Turner wrote in an essay on this press, "project an explosive vitality. The text and art have such energy that one would never think "imperial" or "democrat" for "Dos Amigos" books have far too much power ever to be encompassed by such terms. Boundaries fall away, the books reach out to evoke the whole range of human emotions." <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9720.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Eyre Affair, The

      New York: Viking Press, 2001. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Very Good. Advanced Uncorrected Proof- One of only 3,500 copies printed. Slight rubbing to spine, title and dedication page have a small crease to the lower right corner, otherwise square and bright. Signed and underlined on the title page &#147;JASPER&#148;. Also Included: & - One of the US promotional shortbread cookies, featuring the US Eyre Affair book artwork printed on icing VG (the icing has two minor cracks and one medium crack but overall it is still intact and in the original package) height 3&#148; made by &#145;Cookie Greetings&#146;, CA. & - One US promotional temporary tattoo which says &#147;I Heart The Eyre Affair&#148; (the heart in the quote is a red heart symbol and The Eyre Affair is written the same font as the US book&#146;s artwork) with an open book in the background F (unused) 2&#147; in width. & - One US Point-of-Sale card advert with Thursday Next&#146;s silhouette in black on a green and white background with the quote &#147;Who is Thursday Next? Coming January 28 www.thursdaynext.com&#148; printed on the front, VG (unused with slight scuffing to the front) Height 9&#147;. & - Four unused promotional self-adhesive stickers with Thursday Next&#146;s silhouette in black on a green background with &#147;Who is Thursday Next? www.thursdaynext.com&#148; printed on them as well. & - One promotional book mark laid in for the US release of The Eyre Affair on one side and Lost in a Good Book on the other. & & The Eyre Affair: (2002, Viking hc) 1st US edition, F/F (One slight dent to the top of one page). Signed and underlined on the title page &#147;JASPER.&#148; Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. - Sold Only As Set

      [Bookseller: Seattle Mystery Bookshop]
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        Lo 2001

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

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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        The Golden Temple Mail to Bharatpur

      Susan Allix [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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        Fig. Mezzotints and Screenprints by Judith Rothchild

      Verdigris Press [Octon,France]: Verdigris Press. 2001. One of a few deluxe copies with an extra mezzotint not included in the regular edition from a total of 48 copies, on Hahnemuhle paper, each signed and numbered by the artist, Judith Rothchild. Page size:11-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches; 32pp. Bound: loose in Somerset Velvet Black paper wrappers with green silkscreens; title on front panel and on spine with author and artist's name. Hand-set in Vendand ome printed by Mark Lintott on an Albion press and a Stanhope press. Slipcase and box by Claude Vallin; with silkscreens by Judith Rothchild, fine. Judith Rothchild has chosen to illustrate D.H. Lawrence's provocative poem "Figs" with five round mezzotints and silk-screens. The first mezzotint, a fig leaf, is overprinted with the title. The other four show a whole fig and then ripe figs in various stages of bursting with six silk-screens of fig leaves and branches. A two-color silkscreen of a fig leaf (the second color is red!) faces the colophon. First published in BIRDS, BEASTS, AND FLOWERS (1923), Lawrence's poem achieved greater acclaim when it was used in Ken Russell's film "Women in Love" (1970). This sumptuous combination of text and illustration is sure to fulfill! See an Image.

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        Genesis and Exodo (Exodus). Two Volumes

      Ediciones Dos Amigos Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos. 2001. One of 40 copies, all on Velin d'Arches paper, signed by Alicia Scavino in pencil on the last print in GENESIS. Page size: 12-3/4 inches x 9-3/4 inches; 84pp; and 72pp; respectively. Bound: each book loose in original drab wrappers, GENESIS with an original engraving consisting of green, ochre, brown arabesques with title in black on front and back panels; EXODO with the title printed in red on front panel and in Hebrew in buff above the Spanish, housed in tan paper over boards clamshell box with title in black on spine, fine. Etchings and aquatints in GENESIS by Alicia Scavino, signed by the artist on the final plate of GENESIS. Etchings and aquatints in EXODO by Mirta Kupferminc. Hand set and printed letterpress in 12pt. Electra by Ruben R. Lapolla, the edition was supervised by Samuel Cesar Palui and Ernesto Lowenstein. These two companion volumes are extremely beautiful and evocative of the creation and deliverance stories. These books were featured in an exhibition at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - "Sacred Text / Contemporary Form: Spiritual Traditions in the Digital Age." Ediciones Dos Amigos, probably the finest letterpress publisher working in Latin America today, comes out of the long tradition of the English private press movement and the French Livre d'Artiste. Combining original prints from contemporary Argentinian artists with texts from the Holy Bible enables the publishers to, as Decherd Turner wrote in an essay on this press, "project an explosive vitality. The text and art have such energy that one would never think "imperial" or "democrat" for "Dos Amigos" books have far too much power ever to be encompassed by such terms. Boundaries fall away, the books reach out to evoke the whole range of human emotions." See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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