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        DRENAI TALES VOLUME ONE [and] VOLUME TWO

      [London]: Orbit, [2001-2002].. Octavo, two volumes, boards. The first book is a reissue, the second is the first combined edition. Both books are signed on the title page by Gemmell. The first volume collects LEGEND, THE KING BEYOND THE GATE, WAYLANDER, plus a new 15,000-word story "Druss the Legend." This omnibus volume was published earlier by Century in 1991. The second volume collects QUEST FOR LOST HEROES, WAYLANDER II, and THE FIRST CHRONICLES OF DRUSS THE LEGEND. All are part of the first sequence of the Drenai Saga. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#149185)

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        MURDER MYSTERIES: A PLAY FOR VOICES

      No place: Biting Dog Press, 2001. First edition. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. Uncommon. (21236). Octavo, wood engravings by George Walker, illustrated cloth. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Gaiman and artist George Walker. Script for the audio play of MURDER MYSTERIES adapted from the short story.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Artemis Fowl, Nine Volumes first Editions

      USA: Hyperion Books & Puffin, 2001. Copyright dates 2001 through 2012 nine volumes. All are SIGNED and first editions first printings Book 1-Artemis Fowl, Signed by the Author. 1st/1st USA. Book2- The Artic Incident, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st USA a small blemish spot on the front board. Book3-The Eternity Code, Presentation Signed by the Author,1st/1st, USA. Book 4-The Opal Deception, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, USA. Book 5-The Lost Colony, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, USA. Book Six-The Time Paradox, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, USA. Book 7-Atlantis Complex, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, USA. Book 8- The Last Guardian, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, U. K. book 9- The Artemis Fowl Files, Signed by the Author, 1st/1st, USA. All nine volumes of the Artemis fowl series are in very good Plus condition with no writing, no tears, nor any bent Pages. Dust Jackets, have no tears, bent flaps, nor are they price clipped. The Artemis fowl files, Signed by the Author, no tears, bent pages, nor any writing. NO DUST JACKET As Issued, shelfwear to all the edges and to the head and the toe of the spines are very minor. Bright clean texts, tight bindings, these are solid collectible SIGNED books. Classified for Young adult reading,. All Volume Signed by the Author. first Editions. hardcovers. near Fine/near Fine. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. collectible and Signed.

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        ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Signed by Persig. 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. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE Easton Press

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 2001 - Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Signed by Pirsig. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Waffen-SS: Uniformen und Abzeichen Uniforms an Insignia Deutsch und Englisch

      Berlin, Michaelis Verlag, 01.12.2001. - 136 Seiten Sehr guter Zustand mit kaum beschabtem Einband. Sehr rares Buch. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 810

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        The Hat

      Melbourne : the artist, 2001. Artists' book, oblong folio (505 x 365 mm), finely bound in tan leather, blind embossed on front panel, patterned endpapers, etched title page, 5 folded leaves printed with 9 original etchings, each signed and numbered, interlined with tissue. Limited to 4 copies. In this handsome folio the artist uses her considerable skill in etching to examine a simple straw hat. Through nine stages she explores her subject from different angles, giving a personal character to her inanimate subject which is delicate, involved and sublime. Marina Charapanovskaia was born in Krasnoyarsk in Eastern Siberia in 1961, and grew up in Vorkuta in the Komi Republic, far northern Russia. She studied art at the People's University, Moscow 1982 - 1984 and spent the rest of the decade working in design for government departments, including designing powerful Soviet propaganda posters. Upon the breakup of the Soviet Union, Charapanovskaia emigrated to Melbourne where her grandmother had been living since the 1960s. She returned to study and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Printmaking) at the Victorian College of the Arts (Melbourne University). Since then she has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, and won awards from the Kingston City Arts Centre and National Gallery Women's Association. A fine contemporary artists' book from a migrant to Australia drawing upon her memories of childhood.

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        Two O'clock Eastern Wartime: A Novel

      New York: Scribners, 2001. First edition, #32/100. Leather bound. 473pp. Octavo [23 cm] Hand-bound in 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards with title gilt stamped on backstrip. In matching silk and marbled paper slipcase. Fine. One of one-hundred numbered copies in the author's manuscript edition. Contains a pages of the original manuscript of the novel, with Dunning's handwritten notes and revisions, tipped in behind the front free end paper. Signed by the author on the limitations page. This volume is an excellent example of modern hand-binding and is a must have for the serious Dunning collector. Hand-bound by The Harcourt Bindery of Boston. This edition was produced by the Santa Teresa Press of Santa Barbara in cooperation with Scribner of New York.

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        Reid’s Leaves: A bibliography of the private press of Robert R. Reid.

      Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey, 2001. Folio, 38 pp. plus samples. In limp paper wrappers made by Reg Lissel, with four vellum slips, embossed with Reid’s personal monogram. Hand-set in 18-point Perpetua and printed on Arches mouldmade paper in a variety of colors, using a Washington handpress. Numerous illustrations throughout. Handmade paper guards for each sample. In tan slipcase. A bibliography of the books from the private press of Robert R. Reid, published in Vancouver from 1949 to 1962, with commentaries on each by Reid and sample sheets from three of his books (Gold, The Journal of Norman Lee & Kuthan's Menagerie). This is number 27 of a numbered edition of 40. Colophon signed by Robert Reid.

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        Bran Mak Morn The Last King (#19 / 850) (Signed) (Limited Edition)

      Wandering Star, London, 2001. Hard Cover. New/New. Gary Gianni. NUMBERED edition (#19 / 850 copies) SIGNED by Gary Gianni, complete in slipcase, embossed Plate and double CD. First Edition. After universal acclaim for his 'Savage Tales of Solomon Kane' illustrations, Garry Gianni applies his talents to these complete tales of Howard's doomed lost race and its tragic warrior king, Bran Mak Morn, last king of the Picts. Set in the time of the Roman conquest of Britain, stories include 'The Lost Race', 'Men of the Shadows', 'Kings of the Night', 'The Dark Man' and the classic 'Worms of the Earth', plus poems. Similar in format to the two previous volumes in this deluxe series. Features Howard's unexpurgated text, essays from noted Howard scholars, timelines, and letters between Howard and Lovecraft. Accompanied by 12 new colour oils and over 45 pen and ink illustrations by Gary Gianni. LIMITED, SIGNED and NUMBERED edition (850 copies). Slip cased with an embossed plate, with additional signed colour plate and a double CD containing unabridged dramatisation of Worms of the Earth read by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). LIMITED EDITION: Signed and numbered by the artist, this book comes complete with gilt edging, a gorgeous slipcase cover with embossed plate, and an additional signed limited colour painting on the inside cover. Also included with the book is a compact disc containing an unabridged dramatization of Howard's story, "The Worms of the Earth," read by former members of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and accompanied by original music. Copy #19 of Limited Edition of 850 copies. 340 pages. Part Colour illustrations. 7" x 10" (172mm x 245mm). Slipcase. Dust Jacket.

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        Richard Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen. 22 Originalkupferstiche von Baldwin Zettl. Mit einem Text des Künstlers und einem Geleitwort von Wolfgang Wagner. (= Zwölfter Druck der Sisyphos-Presse).

      Leipzig, Sisyphos-Presse (Verlag Faber & Faber) 2001. 8 S. Textheft und 22 Original-Kupferstiche (vollständig) auf Hahnemühle Büttenpapier (alle Blätter handschriftlich numeriert \"B.1\" - \"B.22\" und vom Künstler signiert), Groß-Folio. (ca. 50 x 46 cm) in Originalleinen-Kassette, sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, eines von 100 (GA 110) numerierten Exemplaren (Nr. 53), Versand D: 4,90 EUR Bildende Kunst, Buchwesen, Vorzugsausgabe, signiert, limitiert, Originalgraphik, Graphik, Kupferstich, Pressendruck, illustriert,

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        Märchen der Welt / Welt der Sagen und Legenden. Drei Staffeln, 36 Bände + 2 Hörbücher zu den Staffeln.

      Cabraleder Tadellos Erschienen von 2001 bis 2006. Alle drei Staffeln dieser Märchen-Ausgabe sind identisch eingebunden in wattiertes Cabraleder, goldgeprägt, Kopfschnitt vergoldet, jacquard-moiré Vor-/Nachsatz, Zierinitialen, Schlußvignetten. Alle Bände illustriert von Jindra Capek, Claus Danner, Karin Viniol-König, Ruth Tesmar. ERSTE STAFFEL: 12 BÄNDE. Von Feen und Elfen Von Tod und Teufel Von Brüdern und Schwestern Von den guten und den bösen Tieren Von Zauberern und Hexen Von Riesen und Menschenfressern Von Prinzen und Edelmännern Von Liebe und Herzeleid Von Bauersleuten und Handwerksburschen Von Seefahrern und Abenteurern Von Zaubertieren und Wunderpflanzen Von Räubern und Galgenstricken HÖRBUCH zur ersten Staffel (mit 2 CDs) FEHLT! +++ ZWEITE STAFFEL:13 BÄNDE: Von verwunschenen und verzauberten Menschen Von der Erde und den Gestirnen Von Schatzsuchern und Glücksrittern Von Klugheit und Dummheit Von Ungeheuern, Drachen und Höllenhunden Von Zaubermitteln und Wunderdingen Von Zwergen und Kobolden Von Nixen und Wassergeistern Von Kaisern, Königen und Kalifen Von Geistern, Gespenstern und Dämonen Von Mädchen und Buben Von Königstöchtern und holden Frauen Hörbuch zur zweiten Staffel (mit 2 CDs). +++ DRITTE STAFFEL: 13 BÄNDE: Alle Bände noch in Folie verschweißt. VERLAGSNEU! Von den Helden des klassischen Altertums Von der Erschaffung der Welt Von Siegfried und manch tapferen Recken Von alten Zeiten und fernen Völkern Von Till Eulenspiegel und anderen Schelmen Von alten Zeiten und deutschen Landen Von Tristan, Isolde und der Liebe Von mutigen Helden aus dem Morgenland Von Heiligen und Sündern Von König Artus und den kühnen Rittern Von Märtyrern und Büßern Vom Wirken und Wesen der Götter Hörbuch zur dritten Staffel (mit 2 CDs). +++ Eine wunderschöne bibliophile Sammlung in hervorragendem Zustand. +++ je Band 18 x 26 cm, Gewicht ca 55 Kg, VERSAND IN 5 PAKETEN! +++ Stichwörter: Märchenbücher Sagenbücher illustrierte Bücher Bibliophilie Gesamtausgabe

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        Ichnusa. Menabò originale

      Roma: A cura dell'Autore, , 2001. Rilegato tela, custodia (cloth, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Menabò originale composto di 61 fotografie in bianco e nero realizzate a stampa inkjet su carta Epson matte Archive (cm 20x30). Testo introduttivo del fotografo in inglese. Cm 29x39. pp. 122. Ottimo (Fine). . Il menabò "Ichnusa", da cui non è stata mai realizzata un'edizione vera e propria, è considerato dall'Autore Dario Coletti l'"antenato" di "Ispantos. a Journey in Sardinia" uscito nel 2006 per la Soter Editrice. Il corpus principale del reportage fotografico appartiene ad un periodo compreso tra il maggio 2000 e l'aprile 2001.

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        American Gods (Signed, Limited First Edition)

      William Morrow, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed, limited first edition. One of 5,000 copies signed by Neil Gaiman on limitation page. First edition, first printing with full number line. Hardcover in jacket, price intact on jacket flap. Couple smudges to top page edges, all else clean and unmarked. Interior pages bright. Binding strong, points sharp. Slight edge wear. Jacket spine has a faint crease. A nice copy in very good condition. Jacket now in fresh Mylar. Additional photos available upon request. American Gods is Neil Gaiman's fourth novel and the 2002 winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker and Locus Awards. Arguably Gaiman's most renowned work, this limited edition is increasingly rare and hard to find.

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        The Origins of Museums The Cabinet of Curiosities in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe

      United Kingdom: House of Stratus Ltd, 2001. Oversized trade paperback is very good plus with light shelfwear and lightly bumped corners. A nice example of a very scarce book. This book cannot be shipped to Canada or Russia. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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        Life of Pi

      Knopf Canada, 2001. First Canadian (and true first) Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF PORTUGAL, the multi-level story of a young man on a solitary lifeboat with a zebra, an oragutan, a hyena and a Begal tiger. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in Britain and basis for the award-winning film. Fine/Fine but for very slight rubbing to the dust jacket panels. Signed by Martel on the title page. Also signed by Martel on page 350, where he has hand-written in the line which was omitted from the first printing: "And so it goes with God." . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        The Return

      Forge, New York, NY 2001 - Signed on half title page in blue ink. Signature obtained in person at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California USA on May 16, 2000. Photographs of book signing are also available. Buzz Aldrin was born in Montclair, New Jersey on January 20, 1930. He was educated at West Point, graduating with honors in 1951, third in his class. After receiving his wings, he flew Sabre Jets in 66 combat missions in the Korean Conflict, shooting down two MIG-15's. Returning to his education, he earned a Doctorate in Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Manned Space Rendezvous. The techniques he devised were used on all NASA missions, including the first space docking with the Russian Cosmonauts. In October 1963, Aldrin was selected by NASA as one of the early astronauts. In November 1966, he established a new record for Extra- Vehicular Activity in space on the Gemini XII orbital flight mission. He has logged 4500 hours of flying time, 290 of which were in space, including 8 hours of EVA. As Backup Command Module Pilot for Apollo VIII, man's first flight around the moon, Buzz significantly improved operational techniques for astronautical navigation star display. Then, on July 20, 1969, Buzz and Neil Armstrong made their historic Apollo XI moon walk, thus becoming the first two humans to set foot on another world. This unprecedented heroic endeavor was witnessed by the largest worldwide television audience in history. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Two O'clock Eastern Wartime: A Novel

      Scribners, New York 2001 - 473pp. Octavo [23 cm] Hand-bound in 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards with title gilt stamped on backstrip. In matching silk and marbled paper slipcase. Fine. One of one-hundred numbered copies in the author's manuscript edition. Contains a pages of the original manuscript of the novel, with Dunning's handwritten notes and revisions, tipped in behind the front free end paper. Signed by the author on the limitations page. This volume is an excellent example of modern hand-binding and is a must have for the serious Dunning collector. Hand-bound by The Harcourt Bindery of Boston. This edition was produced by the Santa Teresa Press of Santa Barbara in cooperation with Scribner of New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Klimageschichte Mitteleuropas. 1000 Jahre Wetter, Klima, Katastrophen

      2. / GO 39178 Zustand 2001!! Sehr gut erhalten Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        Fussdeformitäten: Der Knickplattfuss [Dec 17, 2001] Döderlein, L. Wenz, W. Schneider, U. Caroll, N. and Rauschmann, M.A.

      [Dec 17, 2001] abgebildete ausgabe nur leichte -gebrauchspuren...weltweiter versand

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        Korrosion. Ursachen und Vermeidung [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Karl-Helmut Tostman (Autor) Korrosion Ursachen und Vermeidung Korrosionsablauf Korrosionsvorgänge Korrosionsvermeidung Korrosionsschutz Ingenieure der Materialkunde Oberflächentechnik Industrieberater Chemie Chemiker Techniker Chemische Technik Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit sind vorausgesetzte Eigenschaften technischer Bauteile und Systeme. Korrosionsbeständigkeit ist dabei ein sehr wichtiger Teilaspekt. Um Korrosion zu vermeiden oder Korrosionsschutz anzuwenden, müssen die Ursachen der Korrosion bekannt und verstanden sein. Dies wird oft dadurch erschwert, dass ein komplexes Zusammenspiel von Materialien, Bauteilgestalt, Fertigungseinflüssen und den von aussen wirkenden chemischen und mechanischen Effekten den Korrosionsablauf bestimmt.In dem vorliegenden Werk werden die komplizierten Zusammenhänge erläutert, indem Ähnlichkeiten bei Vorgängen oder verschiedenen Systemen hervorgehoben und bei &aum

      Wiley-VCH, Auflage: 1 (Januar 2001). Auflage: 1 (Januar 2001). Hardcover. 24,9 x 17,7 x 2,4 cm. Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit sind vorausgesetzte Eigenschaften technischer Bauteile und Systeme. Korrosionsbeständigkeit ist dabei ein sehr wichtiger Teilaspekt. Um Korrosion zu vermeiden oder Korrosionsschutz anzuwenden, müssen die Ursachen der Korrosion bekannt und verstanden sein. Dies wird oft dadurch erschwert, dass ein komplexes Zusammenspiel von Materialien, Bauteilgestalt, Fertigungseinflüssen und den von aussen wirkenden chemischen und mechanischen Effekten den Korrosionsablauf bestimmt.In dem vorliegenden Werk werden die komplizierten Zusammenhänge erläutert, indem Ähnlichkeiten bei Vorgängen oder verschiedenen Systemen hervorgehoben und bei ähnlich erscheinenden Prozessen die Unterschiede verdeutlicht werden, um keine falschen Analogien zu schlussfolgern. Dies wird unterstützt durch Graphiken und Bilder, indem ähnlich Erscheinendes differenziert wird und bei ungleich erscheinenden Vorgängen Gemeinsamkeiten herausgestellt werden.Das Buch vermittelt Wissen über Korrosionsvorgänge und erklärt Schadensursachen. Mit diesen Spezialkenntnissen wird der Ingenieur befähigt, Verfahren zu Korrosionsvermeidung und -schutz und zur beanspruchungsgerechten Prüfung anzuwenden.Die Methodik der inhaltlichen Darstellung ist in 30jähriger Lehrerfahrung in Vorlesungen für Ingenieure der Materialkunde und Oberflächentechnik erprobt. Aktualität und Praxisnähe resultieren aus den Erfahrungen der angewandten Forschung und vielen Fallbeispielen aus langjähriger Industrieberatertätigkeit. Sprache deutsch Maße 170 x 240 mm Einbandart gebunden Naturwissenschaften Chemie Chemiker Techniker Chemische Technik Korrosion Korrosionsschutz ISBN-10 3-527-30203-4 / 3527302034 ISBN-13 978-3-527-30203-1 / 9783527302031 Korrosionsschutz Korrosionsablauf Korrosionsvorgänge Korrosionsvermeidung Ingenieure der Materialkunde Oberflächentechnik Industrieberater Chemie Chemiker Techniker Chemische Technik Korrosion Naturwissenschaften Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit sind vorausgesetzte Eigenschaften technischer Bauteile und Systeme. Korrosionsbeständigkeit ist dabei ein sehr wichtiger Teilaspekt. Um Korrosion zu vermeiden oder Korrosionsschutz anzuwenden, müssen die Ursachen der Korrosion bekannt und verstanden sein. Dies wird oft dadurch erschwert, dass ein komplexes Zusammenspiel von Materialien, Bauteilgestalt, Fertigungseinflüssen und den von aussen wirkenden chemischen und mechanischen Effekten den Korrosionsablauf bestimmt.In dem vorliegenden Werk werden die komplizierten Zusammenhänge erläutert, indem Ähnlichkeiten bei Vorgängen oder verschiedenen Systemen hervorgehoben und bei ähnlich erscheinenden Prozessen die Unterschiede verdeutlicht werden, um keine falschen Analogien zu schlussfolgern. Dies wird unterstützt durch Graphiken und Bilder, indem ähnlich Erscheinendes differenziert wird und bei ungleich erscheinenden Vorgängen Gemeinsamkeiten herausgestellt werden. Das Buch vermittelt Wissen über Korrosionsvorgänge und erklärt Schadensursachen. Mit diesen Spezialkenntnissen wird der Ingenieur befähigt, Verfahren zu Korrosionsvermeidung und -schutz und zur beanspruchungsgerechten Prüfung anzuwenden. Die Methodik der inhaltlichen Darstellung ist in 30jähriger Lehrerfahrung in Vorlesungen für Ingenieure der Materialkunde und Oberflächentechnik erprobt. Aktualität und Praxisnähe resultieren aus den Erfahrungen der angewandten Forschung und vielen Fallbeispielen aus langjähriger Industrieberatertätigkeit. Sprache deutsch Maße 170 x 240 mm Einbandart gebunden ISBN-10 3-527-30203-4 / 3527302034 ISBN-13 978-3-527-30203-1 / 9783527302031

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        Robert Jacks. Past unfolded.

      Sydney : Craftsman House, 2001. Quarto, silver-lettered purple silk in matching slipcase with colour pictorial inlay, 168 pp, profusely illustrated. One of 100 deluxe copies specially bound and containing an original signed watercolour painting of Jacks' distinctive cello emblem.

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        Ferrari 330/P4

      Motorbooks International, USA 2001 - This beautifully published limited edition is Number 630 of1000 copies. Dedicated to the magnificent Ferrari 330/P4 the book is extensively illustrated with a mixture of contemporary black and white with a collection of superb colour photographs at the rear of the book. The book, which has a foreword by Chris Amon, is presented in a matching illustrated slip case. This is a large book which may require additional postage. Inventory # M4759 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DARK CARNIVAL

      Springfield, PA: Gauntlet Publications, 2001. First limited and expanded edition. An as new copy, very fine in very fine dust jacket with a fine slipcase. (12245). Octavo, cover painting by Ray Bradbury, leatherette. One of 700 numbered copies, signed by Bradbury and by Clive Barker (who writes the afterword). New edition, first limited, of Bradbury's first book. Edited by Donn Albright, nine page new introduction by Bradbury. This edition also includes four stories, contemporary to the rest of the contents but not in the original edition, archival material and an afterword by Clive Barker. Wrap around dust jacket is an original 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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        Three Nearly New Poems.

      Baton Rouge, LA; Tempe, AZ:: The Nomadic Press,, 2001.. Edition of 125. 5 x 7" closed; 10 x 14" open. The text is digitally composed in Bernhard Gothic types and letterpress printed from hand processed photopolymer plates. Other letterpress printing came from found and unfound objects. The papers: Rives Heavyweight buff and Kitakata, a Japanese handmade paper. Features a movable text title page with a 1/4" diameter random text window. Printed in 9 runs on a Vandercook using polymer plates, handset type, and other relief surfaces. A collaborative artist's book designed, printed, and bound by Dan Mayer while in residence at the LSU printmaking studios. Contains new poems by NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu, who also teaches at LSU. This project coincided with Andrei Codrescu's keynote address for the Southern Graphics Council's 30th meeting in 2002.

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        Wien 1818 - 1881). Alpenblumen. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1855. Unten links signiert 'Jos: Lauer'. 34 x 28 cm. Im ovalen vergoldeten Rahmen mit Messingschildchen.

      Lauer studierte an der Wiener Akademie unter Wegmayr, Mössmer, Ender und Steinfeld. Während seines gesamten Schaffens widmete sich Lauer fast ausschließlich der Blumen- und Früchtemalerei. Er war der erste, der diese Stillleben in eine Landschaft integrierte.- Stillleben von Edelweiß, Alpenrose und Enzian auf etwas bemoostem Fels.- Verso auf dem Keilrahmen mit altem Aufkleber, bezeichnet von alter Hand 'Josef Lauer, Kirchenga(sse) 46 Neubau, in Wien' (d.i. die damalige Wohnadresse des Künstlers) sowie mit Blind-Prägestempel von 'W. Koller in Wien'.- Leinwand doubliert, ovaler Rahmen mit vier (geleimten) Rissen.- Dabei: 'Ehrenkarte der Antiquitätenmesse im Museum' im Mai 2001 in Krems (Österreich) (verso mit handschriftlichem Kaufpreis des Gemäldes samt Bankverbindung) sowie typographische Angebotskarte des hier angebotenen Gemäldes der Firma 'Tromayer Erlesene Gemälde' aus Wien.- Aus der Sammlung Häusler, Kiel.-

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        Musiker-Medaillen. (Band I und II sowie "Nachträge zu den Musiker-Medaillen" und "Nachträge zu den Musiker-Medaillen - erweitere Neufassung").

      Hofheim, Hofmeister, 1965 - 2001. - 4 Bde. 268 + 2, 196 S. OLwd. u. OBrosch. Band 1: Nr. 1019. Beide Bände mit eighd. kalligrafisch-gestalteter Widm. vom Verfasser. In dem erw. Nachtrag ebenfalls eine eighd. Widm., dat. 12.8.2001. Beide Nachträge ohne Paginierung und als Privatdruck angefertigt. - Exlibris a. V., leicht angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp., einige unauffällige Kugelschreiber-Anstr. im T. (im erw. Nachtrag: durchgehende Kugelschreiber-Anstr.). Gute Expl. - Selten komplett. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Décret sur la translation des cendres de Voltaire à Sainte-Geneviève, précédé du Rapport fait par M. Gossin, au nom du Comité de Constitution, le 30 Mars 1791.[Paris], by order of the Assemblée Nationale, [1791]. 8vo. Modern red half morocco.

      De Baecque, Glory and terror (2001; French ed. 1997), pp. 40-52; WorldCat (5 copies); not in Sudoc. Rare first edition of an official decree of the French Revolutionary government declaring that Voltaire "est digne de recevoir les honneurs décernés aux grands-hommes" (is worthy to receive the honours awarded to great men) and that his remains are therefore to be transferred from the Abbey of Sellières, first to the local parish church in Romilly-sur-Seine and then to the Basilica of St Geneviève in Paris. Three days after the present decree, the Assemblée Nationale ordered St Geneviève transformed into a secular temple of French genius, now the Panthéon, where Voltaire was buried alongside Descartes, Rousseau and many others. Finely bound in a simple and elegant style for and with the bookplate of Jankarel Gevers (1944-1998). In very good condition, with only some reinforcing in the fold and some very faint marginal stains, not approaching the text. The binding fine. A fascinating document of Voltaire's symbolic role in the French Revolution.

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        Dai weiji shiji [= Series of differential and integral calculus].Shanghai, Mohai Shuguan [= the printing office of the London Missionary Society], early summer in Xianfeng Yiwei [= 1859]. Preliminaries plus 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes (29.5 x 18 cm) as intended. A book in traditional Chinese form, with a brief letterpress introduction in English, including an English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms, a woodcut title-leaf (printed on both sides) and the Chinese text printed letterpress (from movable type). With occasional woodcut diagrams in the text. Bound in traditional Chinese style in contemporary yellow silk. The whole in a richly embroidered wrap-around case in yellow.

      J. J. O'Connor & E. F. Robertson, “Li Shanlan” in: MacTutor History of Mathematics archive; M. Lackner et al., eds., New terms for new ideas: Western knowledge ... in Late Imperial China (2001), pp. 306-307 & 322-326; WorldCat (9 copies). Rare first Chinese edition of Elements of analytical geometry and of the differential and integral calculus by the American mathematician Elias Loomis (1811-1889). The translation, nominally by the British Protestant missionary Alexander Wylie (1815-1887) but with much help from Li Shanlan (1811-1882), who was to become "the greatest Chinese mathematician of the 19th century" (O'Connor & Robertson), is a landmark in the introduction of Western mathematics into the Far East in general and China in particular, setting the stage for advances in Chinese technology. Wylie gives the English title in a heading as Algebraic geometry ... but in the text more correctly as Analytical geometry .... After the English-language preliminaries (1 page of text, a 5-page English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms and a 1-page table of Chinese names for Latin and Greek letters and mathematical symbols, all with the Chinese in both Chinese characters and transcribed in the Latin alphabet) and Chinese preliminaries, the book is divided into 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 cover analytical geometry, volume 3 and 4 differential calculus and volume 5 integral calculus.The presentation inscription on the free endleaf at the beginning of vol. 1 has been covered on the front and back with paper, but can still be made out: "W. Lockhart Esqe with A. Wylie's kind regards", so Wylie gave this copy to his fellow member of the London Missionary Society, William Lockhart (1811-1896), who worked as a surgeon in Shanghai. In very good condition, with only an occasional small and mostly marginal hole or tear. The bindings of the individual volumes are also very good, but the wrap-around case, originally comprising 2 side boards and 2 end boards hinged to each other, has come apart, and one of the end boards is lost. The first comprehensive Chinese textbook on analytical geometry and calculus, making it a seminal work in the scientific development of East Asia.

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        The Civil Law Including the Twelve Tables The Institutes 7 Vols

      2001. ISBN-13: 9781584771302; ISBN-10: 1584771305. ISBN-13: 9781584771302; ISBN-10: 1584771305. The Only Complete English Translation of Justinian's Enactments Scott, S.P. The Civil Law Including the Twelve Tables, The Institutes of Gaius, The Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, The Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo: Translated from the Original Latin, Edited, and Compared With All Accessible Systems of Jurisprudence Ancient and Modern. In Seventeen Volumes. In Seven Books. Originally published: Cincinnati: The Central Trust Company, 1932. Seven Vols. (7" x 10"). xiii, 332 xi, 325; vi, 347, vi, 359; vi, 342, vi, 334; vi, 333, vi, 343; vii, 335, vi, 336, vii, 318; xiii, 346, xiv, 352, xv, 366; xx, 321, xxix, 364, xxvii, 365 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771302. ISBN-10: 1584771305. Cloth. New. $695. * 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 VOLUME SEVEN: Enactments of Justinian The Code Books IX-XII The Novels Constitutions of Leo General Index.

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        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 Constiutions of Leo (17 Volumes in 7)

      Union City, N. J.: Lawbook Exchange, 2001. Quarto. Essential as a source for the student of Roman law, Canon law and besides being the only complete translation of Justinian's Enactments, it includes numerous classics never before translated into English. It includes the only complete English translation of the entire Corpus Juris Civilis and has a general index that makes every key document accessible. S. P. Scott was the translator and an acknowledged expert on both Visigothic and Roman law. Published after his death, this work became the standard for serious students of legal history. Here the entire 17 volumes are published in seven large volumes. A few minor specks on the bottom fore-edge of one book else a near fine set with no marks or underlining of any kind. A beautiful set.

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        Insect Musicians

      Poestenkill, NY: Kaldewey Press, 2001. Kaldewey, Gunnar A.. Oblong quarto. 18pp., frenchfold. One of forty copies, signed by the artist/printer, Gunnar 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. The cricket images were derived from the first edition of Lafcadio Hearn's book, published in Boston in 1898. 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. (Von Lucius, pp. 252-255).

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        Dai weiji shiji [= Series of differential and integral calculus].Shanghai, Mohai Shuguan [= the printing office of the London Missionary Society], early summer in Xianfeng Yiwei [= 1859]. Preliminaries plus 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes (29.5 x 18 cm) as intended. A book in traditional Chinese form, with a brief letterpress introduction in English, including an English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms, a woodcut title-leaf (printed on both sides) and the Chinese text printed letterpress (from movable type). With occasional woodcut diagrams in the text. Bound in traditional Chinese style in contemporary yellow silk. The whole in a richly embroidered wrap-around case in yellow.

      J. J. O'Connor & E. F. Robertson, “Li Shanlan” in: MacTutor History of Mathematics archive; M. Lackner et al., eds., New terms for new ideas: Western knowledge ... in Late Imperial China (2001), pp. 306-307 & 322-326; WorldCat (9 copies). Rare first Chinese edition of Elements of analytical geometry and of the differential and integral calculus by the American mathematician Elias Loomis (1811-1889). The translation, nominally by the British Protestant missionary Alexander Wylie (1815-1887) but with much help from Li Shanlan (1811-1882), who was to become "the greatest Chinese mathematician of the 19th century" (O'Connor & Robertson), is a landmark in the introduction of Western mathematics into the Far East in general and China in particular, setting the stage for advances in Chinese technology. Wylie gives the English title in a heading as Algebraic geometry ... but in the text more correctly as Analytical geometry ... . After the English-language preliminaries (1 page of text, a 5-page English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms and a 1-page table of Chinese names for Latin and Greek letters and mathematical symbols, all with the Chinese in both Chinese characters and transcribed in the Latin alphabet) and Chinese preliminaries, the book is divided into 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 cover analytical geometry, volume 3 and 4 differential calculus and volume 5 integral calculus.The presentation inscription on the free endleaf at the beginning of vol. 1 has been covered on the front and back with paper, but can still be made out: "W. Lockhart Esqe with A. Wylie's kind regards", so Wylie gave this copy to his fellow member of the London Missionary Society, William Lockhart (1811-1896), who worked as a surgeon in Shanghai. In very good condition, with only an occasional small and mostly marginal hole or tear. The bindings of the individual volumes are also very good, but the wrap-around case, originally comprising 2 side boards and 2 end boards hinged to each other, has come apart, and one of the end boards is lost. The first comprehensive Chinese textbook on analytical geometry and calculus, making it a seminal work in the scientific development of East Asia.

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        Albertus Seba: Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri 1734-1765 Based on the Copy in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Hague)

      Köln (Cologne), Germany: Taschen, 2001. first edition of Taschen edition. Hardbound. As New in original shipping box, appears not to have been issued with a dustjacket. Color illustrated stout paper-covered boards, contained in original shipping container. 588 pp., Text is in English. A very large book, measuring 12" wide and 17.5" high and perhaps 3" deep. Albertus Seba's Cabinet of Curiosities is one of the 18th century's greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though it was common for men of his profession to collect natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba had a passion that led him far beyond the call of duty. His amazing, unprecedented collection of animals, plants and insects from all around the world gained international fame during his lifetime. After decades of collecting, Seba commissioned illustrations of each specimen and arranged the publication of a four-volume catalog detailing his entire collection. This superb, complete reproduction is taken from a rare original with stunning hand-colored plates.

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        House Hunting (Signed)

      Tucson: Nazraeli Press, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Elephant folio. First edition of the photographer's first book. A fine copy in oversized cloth binding (13 x 16.5" tall). Dustwrapper just lightly scuffed. An attractive copy. This copy SIGNED by Hido on the half-title page. An auspicious debut. Signed by Author

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        HOUSE HUNTING: TODD HIDO WITH JUST LOOKING: A STORY BY A M HOMES - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (HIDO, TODD). Hido, Todd & A.M. Homes. HOUSE HUNTING: TODD HIDO WITH JUST LOOKING: A STORY BY A.M. HOMES - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2001. First Edition. Folio. Boards in Pictorial Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. 52pp, profusely illustrated in color. Designed by Post Tool Design. "House Hunting" is Todd Hido's spectacular first book of large format color views of suburban San Francisco in the dead of night - looking beautiful, and very creepy all at the same time. A most handsome example of the 2001 first Nazraeli Press edition (cited on page 172 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume III" and page 154 of "From Fair to Fine 3") additionally SIGNED "Todd Hido" in black ink on the title page. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-923922-96-5 Inventory Number: 023248

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        Crosstown

      New York: Powerhouse, 2001. First Edition of this handsome retrospective paying tribute the photographers work. Large quarto, original gray cloth with cover photographic plate. Signed by Helen Levitt on the title page. In fine condition. Crosstown reflects over five decades in the award-winning career of Helen Levitt. "Every one of these pictures is a piece of spontaneous theater Recognized as a modern master Levitt may well be the most celebrated and least known photographer of her time" (New York Times). "Levitt's marvelously serendipitous images of urban street theatre [are] at once suggestively narrative and as ephemeral as a passing glance" (Roth, 178).

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        Helen Levitt: Crosstown

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

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        Album with drawings and watercolours of Batavia].[Batavia, ca. 1850]. Oblong folio (25.5 x 33 cm). Album with 14 pencil drawings, 5 watercolours and 1 grisaille, all in a similar style. The first two watercolours inscribed "Batavia 1850 | Ernest Hardouin". Contemporary blind- and gold-blocked green morocco, gold-tooled turn-ins, watered silk endpapers, rebacked with original backstrip laid down.

      - On Hardouin: Bastin & Brommer, pp. 30-33 & 318-320; De Loos-Haaxman, De Franse schilder Ernest Hardouin in Batavia; Scalliet, "Beelden van Oost-Indië", in: Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum, 49 (2001), no. 4, pp. 371-372. Interesting album with pencil drawings and watercolours, by the French artist Ernest Hardouin. These drawings show various types of inhabitants of Batavia, capital of the Dutch East Indies, including several Javanese women, a European sailor and various members of the Chinese community. Other drawings, including sketches of what appear to be musketeers and a highly finished watercolour of a Greek brigand or klepht, have nothing to do with the Dutch East Indies but can perhaps be related to Hardouin's work for the theatre. His finished watercolours show a fine control of the medium and a wonderful eye for details, as can be seen in the watercolour of a standing Javanese woman and the fine batik on her kebaya and sarong.Ernest Alfred Hardouin (1820-1853), born in Versailles, arrived in Batavia in 1837 as a decor designer with the French theatre. After the dissolution of the theatre company in 1843, Hardouin chose to remain in Batavia, working as a painter, draughtsmen and decor designer until his death in 1853. In the early 1850s this "artist of genius" made a number of drawings "exuding a joyousness and spontaneous good humour often underlaid by serious social comment" (Bastin & Brommer), which were reproduced in W.L. Ritter's Java: tooneelen uit het leven (1854). Watercolours by Hardouin can be found in the collections of Leiden University and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.With the album seller's ticket on flyleaf. First two leaves with some small restorations along the extremities; paper browned and slightly soiled in the margins, with a few spots; in good condition. Binding with a couple small restorations along the extremities and rebacked, otherwise good and still attractive.

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        Fly Fishing is Spoken Here. {Deluxe Edition with an Original James Prosek Colored illustration}.

      - Far Hills, New Jersey. Meadow Run Press. 2001. 4to. (10 x 7). 225 pp. plus colophon. Deluxe Edition. Book number 8 of 36 copies published. Signed by Stephen Sloan and James Prosek on the limitation page. With an original watercolor showing an Irish mayfly illustrated by James Prosek and signed by him under the fly. The illustration is kept in a folding paper folder titled in gilt. Compelling interviews with a wide-ranging group of significant angling personalities, including James Prosek, Ernest Schwiebert, Joseph Heywood, Valarie Haig-Brown on her father, Jack Samson, Bill Logan, Fen Montaigne, and others, with stories on trout fishing, fly tying, fishing in Russia, streamer fishing, nymph fishing, trouting in Argentina, etc. The book is bound in brown morocco spine with gilt titles and green cloth with a paper titling label on the front cover. The book is kept in a green and brown cloth drop-back box with a leather titling label. An elegant book in fine condition.

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        Dai weiji shiji [= Series of differential and integral calculus].Shanghai, Mohai Shuguan [= the printing office of the London Missionary Society], early summer in Xianfeng Yiwei [= 1859]. Preliminaries plus 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes (29.5 x 18 cm) as intended. A book in traditional Chinese form, with a brief letterpress introduction in English, including an English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms, a woodcut title-leaf (printed on both sides) and the Chinese text printed letterpress (from movable type). With occasional woodcut diagrams in the text. Bound in traditional Chinese style in contemporary yellow silk. The whole in a richly embroidered wrap-around case in yellow.

      - J. J. O'Connor & E. F. Robertson, "Li Shanlan" in: MacTutor History of Mathematics archive; M. Lackner et al., eds., New terms for new ideas: Western knowledge . in Late Imperial China (2001), pp. 306-307 & 322-326; WorldCat (9 copies). Rare first Chinese edition of Elements of analytical geometry and of the differential and integral calculus by the American mathematician Elias Loomis (1811-1889). The translation, nominally by the British Protestant missionary Alexander Wylie (1815-1887) but with much help from Li Shanlan (1811-1882), who was to become "the greatest Chinese mathematician of the 19th century" (O'Connor & Robertson), is a landmark in the introduction of Western mathematics into the Far East in general and China in particular, setting the stage for advances in Chinese technology. Wylie gives the English title in a heading as Algebraic geometry . but in the text more correctly as Analytical geometry . After the English-language preliminaries (1 page of text, a 5-page English-Chinese lexicon of technical terms and a 1-page table of Chinese names for Latin and Greek letters and mathematical symbols, all with the Chinese in both Chinese characters and transcribed in the Latin alphabet) and Chinese preliminaries, the book is divided into 18 numbered parts bound in 5 volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 cover analytical geometry, volume 3 and 4 differential calculus and volume 5 integral calculus.The presentation inscription on the free endleaf at the beginning of vol. 1 has been covered on the front and back with paper, but can still be made out: "W. Lockhart Esqe with A. Wylie's kind regards", so Wylie gave this copy to his fellow member of the London Missionary Society, William Lockhart (1811-1896), who worked as a surgeon in Shanghai. In very good condition, with only an occasional small and mostly marginal hole or tear. The bindings of the individual volumes are also very good, but the wrap-around case, originally comprising 2 side boards and 2 end boards hinged to each other, has come apart, and one of the end boards is lost. The first comprehensive Chinese textbook on analytical geometry and calculus, making it a seminal work in the scientific development of East Asia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Itinerarius Joannis de Hese presbyteri a Hierusalem describens dispotiones terra[rum] insular[um] montiu[m] et aquar[um]. Ac etiam queda[m] mirabilia et p[er]icula per diversas p[ar]tes mu[n]di continge[n]tia lucidissime enarrans. (Colophon: Deventer, Jacobus de Breda, 1504). Small 4to (20.5 x 14.5 cm). Rubricated throughout with the blank spaces for initials left open. Including the last blank leaf. Modern calf in period style.

      Nijhoff & Kronenberg 1217 (5 copies, incl. 2 lacking final blank); Tiele, Bibl. 480 note; USTC (9 copies, incl. the 5 in N & K); S.D. Westrem, Broader horizons: a study of Johannes Witte de Hese's Itinerarius and medieval travel narratives (2001). Rare third Deventer edition, in the original Latin, of a popular account of the fictitious travels supposedly made by one Johannes Witte de Hese, a cleric from the diocese of Utrecht in the Netherlands, often compared to the classic account of the travels of Sir John Mandeville. It was first published at Cologne ca. 1490, but Jacobus de Breda published the second edition at Deventer in 1497. Witte de Hese's travels start in Jerusalem in 1389 (in this edition actualized to 1489) when he departs for Egypt, observing many curiosities, including monstrous flying fish in the Red Sea, a hermit feeding on manna, and a unicorn detoxifying a stream poisoned by desert serpents. From Damietta, Egypt, he boards a ship to Ethiopia ("interior India"), meanwhile observing pygmies fighting against storks, one-eyed cannibals and a sea of sand, and he is briefly taken captive. Six weeks later he and his entourage arrive in Prester John's capital of Edissa, and marvel at his enormous palace. During their stay they visit the city of Hulna, with the Church of Saint Thomas, which is a four-day walk from Edissa. Before returning to Jerusalem, Witte de Hese spends more than a year roaming the remotest parts of the seas, during which he visits Purgatory and even catches a glimpse of Eden.The main text is followed by a treatise on the ten nations of Christianity, a letter from the putative sultan of Babylon "Joannes" -- here addressed to Pope Pius II (1458-1464) but actually written at least a century earlier --, a brief papal response to that letter, the popular 12th-century letter of Prester John and an account of his visit to Rome, and two geographical treatises on "India".Some spots on title-page and minor thumbing in the foot and right margins throughout, otherwise in very good condition.

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