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        George Washington: The Forge of Experience (1732-1775); George Washington: In the American Revolution (1775-1783); George Washington and the New Nation (1783-1793); George Washington: Anguish and Farewell (1793-1799) (4 volumes complete)

      Easton Press, 2003. Leather. Hardback. Gilt decorated covers and page edges.. As new condition./As new dust jacket.. A beautiful collectible copy. In shrink wrap.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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      [Bookseller: Libreria Virtuale Bibliodafè di Ivan Lom]
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        La Cortigiana. A cura di Giorgio Barberi Squarotti. Con 12 tavole originali a colori di Plinio Martelli.

      Fogola 2003 4°; pp. 196 non num. 4 su carta a tino Magnani di Pescia con filigrana originale appositamente fabbricata per l'Editore, intonso. Carattere De Roos, le tav. a colori sono tutte f.testo firmate a matita dall'Artista (Torino 1945). Ril. Cartoncino edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto, camicia muta ed astuccio editoriale. Bella ediz. limitata a complessivi 241 esempl. numerati (140 num. araba, LXXV num. romana, 26 per i collaboratori contrassegnati da lettere dell'alfabeto). Ottimo esemplare.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Agent Orange. "Collateral Damage" in Viet Nam

      London: Trolley Ltd.,, 2003. Quarto. Original illustrated boards, titles to spine in orange and white. With the dust jacket. Housed in a cloth box with an original photograph. Fine in fine dust jacket in lightly rubbed box. First edition, first impression. Signed by the photographer and dated 02 on the half title and on the verso of the photograph.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Fragments of Parmenides

      Berkeley: Editions Koch, 2003. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of one hundred twenty copies printed, this being number 39. Hardbound. Quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrated with five wood engravings by Richard Wagener. Designed by Peter Koch and printed by hand on Zerkall paper at Peter Koch printers. The main text was set by hand at the press in Parmenides Greek. The translation was set in Monotype Dante at the Golgonooza Letter Foundry in Ashuelot, NH. Bound by Peggy Gotthold in quarter red letter over Hahnemuhle Bugra paper protected by a case covered in gold Japanese silk. Signed by Peter Koch, Robert Wagener and Peggy Gotthold on the colophon. The text is comprised of all twenty Greek fragments, varying in length from only a few words to 66 hexameters, of a poem composed by Parmenides almost 2,500 years ago in Southern Italy. As New Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        W.W. Norton

      2003 New York 2003 - art Christian Schad paintings Art & Design; Includes full color and B&W photos, and index. Very clean and tight copy. Size: 9 1/2" x 11 1/2". No marks. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges are clean. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 039332477x. ISBN/EAN: 9780393324778. Inventory No: 026700.

      [Bookseller: Dickson Street Bookshop]
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        THE GARDEN. Three Roses.,

      (Canberra, 2003). - 15 x 20. 19 leaves including 16 illustrations formed as watermarks in paper, and a center-spread pop-up rose, plus interleaved sheets. Bas-reliefs on the cover and title page depict two heraldic dogs guarding a rose bush whose roots entwine into a heart. Bound in textured red paper over boards, side stitching incorporates beads; with a dangling braided, beaded place marker. Housed in an envelope of red Momigami paper (slightly wrinkled). The book is fine. No. 3 of 20 signed copies. Katherine Nix's watermark illustrations are both linear and chiaroscuro. Each is set into passepartout, with an interleaved sheet of darker paper. The chiaroscuro watermarks were created by a modern foam technique. Handset Bodoni type was printed letterpress on handmade paper. Text by fantasy novelist Garth Nix is "Three Roses," a fable about the nature of love, set in a medieval land. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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      (RYDEN, MARK). Ryden, Mark. MARK RYDEN: BLOOD - MINIATURE PAINTINGS OF SORROW & FEAR: DELUXE SIGNED LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH A PRINT. Signed by the Artist - with a Giclee Print Laid in. Sierra Madre, CA: Porterhouse Fine Art Editions, 2003. First Edition 1/500 Deluxe. 24mo. Leather over Boards, Slipcased. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 108pp, profusely illustrated in color. This is the special edition of the miniature catalogue documenting Mark Ryden's 2003 New York gallery show "Blood: Miniature Paintings of Sorrow & Fear". Tiny like the work exhibited, the jewel-like book measures a mere 2 1/2 x 3 ½", and contains sixteen additional pages not present in the standard edition. It features a genuine tooled leather binding with hand gilded pages, and is accompanied by a 2 1/2 x 3 1/2" signed and numbered giclee print of "Keiko", a special edition Blood bookmark, an engraved metal magnifying glass, all housed within a 5 1/8 x 3 5/8" fabric-covered solander box. Inside are color reproductions throughout detailing paintings and drawings that are the artist's near-perfect distillation of childhood creepiness transformed into adult fine art. It features blood, blood, more blood, and some meat. A pristine copy of the deluxe version of this out of print gem with both the book and print SIGNED and numbered by Mark Ryden, sealed inside the publisher's unprinted cardboard shipping carton, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-931955-02-6 Inventory Number: 013616&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        American English

      London / Koln: Sadie Coles HQ / Walther Konig, (2003). Fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Octavo. INSCRIBED by Richard Prince and dated in the year of publication: "To -- / The latest effort / Richard Prince / 6/16/03." Limited to 1400 copies. Numerous images of Prince's book collection in a variety of unliterary backgrounds, with the differing dust jackets of the American and English editions of Prince's books often presented side by side. Prince's introductory essay on book collecting is one of the most interesting riffs on collecting ever written.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      Wien: Verlag Von Emil Berte & Cie. und S. Czeiger, 2003. Book. Illus. by von Ottenfeld, Rudolf. Near Fine. Hardcover. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1895, complete in 2 volumes. Vol. 1: 401pp, 16p col. plates; Vol. 2: p. 405-867 + Index + 6p b/w plates. Both volumes also include numerous b/w illustrations. Bookplate of a former owner on the (blank) free front end paper of each volume, otherwise an excellent copy. Dust jackets are wrapped in Mylar. (Due to the size/weight of this set, an extra shipping charge will apply.).

      [Bookseller: Old Authors Bookshop]
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        In His Own Words.

      New York: Little Brown, 2003. - First American edition. Octavo. Original boards with titles in gilt to the spine. Boldly signed and dated by Nelson Mandela on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Authentic signed books by Nelson Mandela are uncommon. Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards over four decades, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, the Order of Merit and Order of St. John by, Queen Elizabeth II and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W. Bush. "Mandela rightly occupies an untouched place in the South African imagination. He is the national liberator, the saviour, its Washington and Lincoln rolled into one" (Newsweek). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Les dessins de François Boucher

      Scala - Paris 2003. 1 Volume/1. -- Comme Neuf – Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile noire sous jaquette illustrée. Format in-4°( 27 x 21,4 cm )( 1265 gr ). ------- 264 pages - 91 oeuvres commentées - Bibliographie importante - Index **************** "" François Boucher (1703-1770), peintre célèbre au dix-huitième siècle en France et dans toute l'Europe, consacré Premier peintre de Louis XV en 1765, était aussi un immense dessinateur. A une époque où l'art du dessin était essentiellement considéré comme un exercice académique, Boucher fit exception en ne cessant de dessiner pour son propre plaisir. Ses dessins les plus connus illustrent le style intimiste et libertin qui domina une grande partie du dix-huitième siècle. Cet ouvrage, catalogue publié à l'occasion de l'exposition à la Frick Collection de New York en octobre 2003, célèbre le tricentenaire de la naissance de l'artiste. Il présente l'état des recherches récentes sur les dessins de Boucher, situe l'œuvre dans son contexte historique, et examine le rôle du peintre dans l'explosion que connut le marché du dessin au dix-huitième siècle en France. Boucher fut remarquablement prolifique, produisant quelque 10 000 feuilles au cours de sa carrière et prenant souvent sa femme et ses enfants comme modèles. Il fu en outre l'un des premiers artistes à cultiver ses relations avec d'importants collectionneurs afin de vendre ses œuvres, exploitant l'engouement croissant pour le dessin comme œuvre d'art à part entière. A travers l'analyse de plus de 90 dessins, l'ouvrage montre l'évolution de Boucher dessinateur, la richesse et la modernité de ses sujets, ses innovations techniques ; il examine, enfin, le style et les intentions de l'artiste dans le contexte des grands dessinateurs français de l'époque . "" *********************** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        Salt of the Earth [AUTOGRAPHED COPY]

      Ignatius Press - Paperback edition of Salt of the Earth, an interview with Peter Seewald, signed and inscribed by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: "God Bless You!/+Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger". I had this book personally inscribed when I met the Cardinal in about the year 2003. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Zinos Books]
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        Who's Afraid of the Tasmanian Wolf?

      Las Vegas, Nevada: Rainmaker Editions, 2003. Hardcover. Limited Edition, one of three hundred ninety-nine signed and numbered copies. Small quarto. 39pp. Set in Bembo types and printed letterpress on Somerset Book paper by C. Mikal Oness. Bound by Campbell-Logan Bindery in brown morocco over white patterned paper covered boards with titles stamped in gilt on spine. As New in black cloth covered clamshell case, titles in gilt on spine. Translated by Kunioki Yanagishita; Japanese Calligraphy by Kazuko Akiba. Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Red Shark (Slyph Chapbook Number 3)

      Tucson and Lexington: Slyph Publications / Petro III Graphics, 2003. Limited first edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 29pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] 3/4 blue and red interwoven moire cloth with marbled paper covered boards. Fine. #90 of 100 signed copies. Signed by Ralph Steadman, Anna Steadman, Joe Petro III and Kurt Vonnegut. Typeset in Grammond. Bound in Asahi-World cloth and hand-made marbled paper by Iris Nevins. Cover hand printed by Petro III Graphics. Steadman has illustrated such classics as "Alice in Wonderland", "Treasure Island" and "Animal Farm". He collaborated with Hunter S. Thompson in the creation of Gonzo journalism.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Rising Up and Rising Down [Signed 7X and with an Original Drawing to one Volume] Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means

      San Francisco: McSweeney's Books [McSweeneys], 2003. First edition . Hardcover. Very Good +. A Very Good + to Near Fine copy of this seven-volume set, without dust jackets -- as issued, with EACH VOLUME SIGNED BY WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN and with AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY VOLLMANN TO THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER OF VOLUME MC ["Moral Calculus"]; Vollmann's complete seven-volume Treatise on violence wherein Vollmann attempts to outline rules for when and where violence may be justified and to establish a moral calculus for considering the causes, effects, and ethics of violence. [A single-volume abridgment of the work was published in 2004.] Based on Vollmann's reporting from places of warfare, including Cambodia, Somalia, and Iraq, the work was 20 years in the making. This is a Very Good + to Near Fine set with a touch of light marking to the spine cloth and some minor marking to the upper and lower page block edges of some volumes caused by the slipcase's black interior. The slipcase shows some rubbing and two of the slipcase's edges have been imperfectly reglued. A Very Good + to Near Fine seven-volume set with EACH VOLUME SIGNED BY WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN and with AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY VOLLMANN TO THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER OF VOLUME MC AND QUITE SCARCE THUS. [Please Note: Postage for this item will exceed the amount stated on this site.]

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Good and Evil: A Portfolio of Ten Materia Medica Wood Engravings

      Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey, 2003. Limited edition. 12mo. (7 x 4-1/4") The engravings were created for the book 'Good and Evil in the Garden', by Barbara Hodgson and published in 2003 by Heavenly Monkey Press. This is one of just five portfolios of proofs printed by the artist with a burnisher on gampi paper and mounted on Rives BFK. With a title page and colophon, & housed in a custom folding case, printed label inset onto front cover; Fine. // The prints range from 2" square, to approx. 3" square, and include: Opium Poppy; Foxglove; Belladonna; Mandrake; Black Hellebore; Rue; Henbane; Wormwood; Datura; and Nux Vomica Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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      Tucson: Nazraeli Press, 2003. As new, quite a beautiful production. First edition Square quarto.[x], 94 black & white photos, [v]. Introduction by Kohtaro Iizawa with text in Japanese and English. Beautifully bound in bright red silk with spine titles in black and cover title in white. Housed in black silk portfolio with bone clasps SIGNED BY MICHAEL KENNA

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      Paris - Les Belles Lettres7.5 by 5, cxcv, 173; xciii, 144; cxvii, 159; xcvii, 204pp, 2003 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bright, clean four volume set of Proclus, platonic theology translated by Saffrey and Westerink. Bound in card. This book has French and Greek on opposite pages,with the paginationduplicated. This book is the translated Platonic theology of Proclus. ProclusLycaeus, 412 485 AD, called The Successor or Diadochos, was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher, one of the last major Classical philosophers. He set forth one of the most elaborate and fully developed systems of Neoplatonism. He stands near the end of the classical development of philosophy, and was very influential on Western Medieval Philosophy (Greek and Latin) as well as Islamic thought. Henry D. Saffrey and Leendert G. Westerink are important and well-known scholars in their field of classical philosophy and theology. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is almost no wear to the extremities. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is fine..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. First edition of the author's memoir. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed in full by Hunter S. Thompson. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      New York: Doubleday, 2003. First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth over boards, the spine lettered in gilt, in the original decorated dustjacket. 454 pp. A very fine copy, as pristine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY DAN BROWN. “Intrigue and menace mingle in one of the finest mysteries I’ve ever read. An amazing tale with enigma piled on secrets stacked on riddles.” - Clive Cussler One of the most popular books of the time.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      Crestline, CA: Kolbe. 2003. small 4to., cloth, dust jacket. xliv,1038; ii,1039-2036; ii,2037-3190 pages.. 3 volumes. First edition. The second part of Dekesel's Bibliotheca Nummaria. The first volume, a bibliography of 16th century numismatic books, was contained in one volume. As evidence of the field's expansion, this second volume, covering 17th century publications, is a three book set. With listings for 2825 numismatic publications, each of which was personally located and most are illustrated with its title page. Extensive references to the holdings of hundreds of libraries. Each work is also ranked by numismatic relevance and assigned to one of twelve categories. Among these categories are catalogues of auctions of coins and numismatic books, coin-books used by money-changers, moral and religous dissertations on the abuse of money, and travel books with numismatic content. With foreword by A.M. Burnett, Keeper of Coins and Medals at the British Museum. .

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Da Vinci Code

      Doubleday, 2003. Softcover. Very Good. Doubleday, New York 2003. First Edition / Advance Reading Copy (ARC). Published in a limited quantity before the first edition was offered for sale to the public. Softcover/wraps. Scarce. Signed by Dan Brown in black ink on the half title page and inscribed, ""To Mike and Ray, with best wishes. - Dan Brown."" The Inscription is 100% Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean covers, tight spine, lightly read, surface scuffs on the covers, minor shelf wear. Comes in a poly bag with cardboard backing.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        The Point Of Drawing

      2003. Fine Condition. Original mixed media work incorporating watercolor, pen and ink and sixty of the artists pen nibs embedded in a splash of clear liquid adhesive. Dated by the artist 13 Oct. 2003. Executed by the artist for a fundraising auction for Ruminator Books, formerly The Hungry Mind, of St. Paul, Minnesota. The auction was kind of a last minute affair that was hastily promoted and the piece didn't meet its reserve and Ruminator subsequently closed its doors after a long and successful run as one of the countrys most prominent independent bookstores. The piece measures 24 x 30 inches (60.96 x 76.20 cm.) framed to 33.5 x 40.5 inches (85.09 x 102.87 cm.). Spectacular.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Dark Homage Book Series, Volume 1, Lovecraft : The Man Who Killed Kew Gardens ---with The Seventh Victim ---with An Outsider ---with The God of Foulness ---with The Arms of the Sun ---with Epiphany: A Flying Tiger's Story ---6 Volumes in a Slipcase

      North Webster, IN.: Delirium Books / Dark Homage Book Series, Volume 1, Lovecraft, 2003 and 2004, 1st Edition, 1st Printing for All -----------6 volumes, hardcover, all Very Fine, unread copies, as new, 1 of 100 sets, signed by each author on the limitation page of their respective books, decorated boards, no dustjacket as issued, , all housed ina n original Fine slipcaseLovecraftian tales which are intended to pay homage to the Weird Tales master, the Lumley story is set in Kew Gardens in London and harkens back to Lovecraft's The Colour Out of Space, already one of the great Lumley rarities but all of these books are rare, all 6 books are numbered 45, housed in a Fine slipcase as issued, Brian Lumley = Kew Gardens; Charlee Jacob = The Seventh Victim; John Pelan = An Outsider; Matt Cardin = The God of Foulness; Jeffrey Thomas = The Arms of the Sun; Stephen Mark Rainey = Epiphany: A Flying Tiger's Story, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Fine/No Jackets as Issued. Illus. by Colleen Crary Cover Design.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        La astrología predictiva

      RBA 2003 - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOSTIENE PEREIRA]
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        Jane's Infantry Weapons 2003-4

      Jane's Information Group 2003. 909 pages. Large format. Bw photographs and text figures. Ex reference library. 2 labels and stamp, o/w contents fine. Seems barely used. Illustrated green boards. Impression from shelf label/tape removal bottom spine. Overall almost as new. Very heavy ISBN: 0 7106 2548 0

      [Bookseller: Black 5 Books]
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        STONEWALL JACKSON : the Man, the Soldier, the Legend Signed First Edition Two Volume Set Easton Press

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Two Volume Set. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Illustrated by Mort Kuntsler. Personally signed by Robertson and Kuntsler as issued from the publisher. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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      (SZABO, JOSEPH). Szabo, Joseph. Introduction by Cameron Crowe. JOSEPH SZABO: TEENAGE - DELUXE BOXED EDITION WITH A SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH. Signed by the Photographer - with a b&w Photograph. Los Angeles: Greybull Press, 2003. First Edition 1/50 Deluxe. Square 4to. Pictorial Boards, Boxed. Photography Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. np (168pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. Designed by Lorraine Wild. Joseph Szabo's seldom-seen first book "Almost Grown" has become a photographic cult classic. An inspiration for the look of Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides", its matter-of-fact snaps of seventies Long Island teenagers captured at school and the beach are keenly telling of that time in our lives when social acceptance and what clothes we wore meant nearly everything. In "Teenage", his first anthology of work since 1978, here again are the students of Malverne High School (where Szabo taught photography from 1972 to 1999) along with a charming introduction by director Cameron Crowe, whose teens of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" occupied a fictional, yet parallel universe. The photographer's intimacy with these kids is uncanny - he still seems like a fly on the wall even when his subjects are staring straight into the lens. A pristine copy of the deluxe edition limited to fifty copies only housed in a printed pictorial clamshell box along with the black and white photograph "Night Owls on Broadway" SIGNED AND NUMBERED 44/50 by Joseph Szabo on the recto in ink, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-9727788-0-2 Inventory Number: 021149&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Richard Prince: Nurse Paintings

      Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 2003 Paperback Fine paperback with a hint of wear at one tip. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 80 pages; 37 color plates plus one text photo; 7.5 x 10 inches. Reproductions of paintings by Richard Prince of the covers of pulp-fiction paperbacks featuring "Nurses."

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        EAST 100TH STREET

      Los Angeles, CA: St. Ann&#39;s Press, 2003. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Los Angeles, CA: St. Ann&#39;s Press, 2003. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 166 pages. Revised And Expanded Edition of the photographer&#39;s classic. One of the greatest photography books of the 20th century. Deluxe Slipcased Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with St. Ann&#39;s Press&#39; regular trade edition, which was published simultaneously with it. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by St. Ann&#39;s Press: Oversize-volume format. Cream cloth boards with black titles embossed on the cover and spine and photographic reproduction pasted on the cover&#39;s center. Photographs and text by Bruce Davidson. 20 new images, none of which appear in the 1970 Harvard University Press Edition, added by the photographer. Foreword by Mildred Feliciano. Interview by Barney Simon. Original 10 X 8 inch silver-gelatin print enclosed and very beautifully presented in its own matching cream cloth portfolio. Brown cloth slipcase. Printed in tritone on thick coated stock paper by Trifolio in Verona, Italy to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Re-presents, in the ultimate collectible format, Bruce Davidson&#39;s masterpiece. "For two years in the 1960&#39;s, Bruce Davidson photographed one block in East Harlem. He went back day after day, standing on sidewalks, knocking on doors, asking permission to photograph a face, a child, a room, a family. Through his skill, his extraordinary vision, and his deep respect for his subjects, Davidson&#39;s portraits of the people of East 100th Street is a powerful statement of the dignity and humanity that is in all people" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). An absolute "must-have" edition for Bruce Davidson collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Deluxe Slipcased Edition, and it is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Bruce Davidson. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. It also comes with a stunningly beautiful 10 X 8 inch original silver-gelatin print, also very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in pencil on verso by the photographer. This edition is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies of the Deluxe Slipcased Edition still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 149 tritone plates, 1 original print. Selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Book of 101 Books" and "The Photobook". One of the greatest living photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER BRUCE DAVIDSON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0971368147.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        George Washington: the Forge of Experience 1732-1775, George Washington in the American Revolution 1775-1783, George Washington and the New Nation 1783-1793, and George Washington : Anguish and Farewell 1793-1799 Easton Press Leatherbound 4 Volume Set

      Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2003. Hardcover. Hardcover. Easton Press Leatherbound. 4 Volumes. Dark Blue Leather Binding in FINE condition. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Front and rear cover image of Washington in gold gilt design. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. 2003. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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      New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). First Edition. cloth. Fine in slipcase without dustwrapper, as issued. First Printing, Limited Edition. Illustrated with photographs. One of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED in full by the author, the former First Lady, New York Senator, Presidential candidate, and current Secretary of State. A large but undetermined number of copies of this title were apparently bound without the signed page making this a book one should not purchase still sealed in the shrinkwrap. This copy still retains the original shrinkwrap but the book has been removed to verify that the signed page is present.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Confessions of a Starving Artist: The Art and Life of Harley Brown (With Original Drawing)

      Verdi, Nevada: Intl Artist Pub Inc. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. 1929834284 . Signed with Original Drawing; NF/NF: Near Fine condition square folio in a Near Fine condition DJ. Bottom edge of board has slight bump. DJ has a crease long the top rear edge. Beautiful and whimsical original artwork, inscription & signature on the first free end paper by Harley Brown.; Folio - over 12" - 15"; Signed by Author .

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        The Artist Observed

      Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Pub, 2003. Photos of artists at work. Published in an edition of 3000. This is one of a small number signed by several artists at a fundraiser for Robert Rauschenberg&#39;s Change Foundation. Signed in silver ink on the title page by Sidney Felsen, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Brice Marden, Malcolm Morley, Vija Celmins, Darryl Pottorf, Dorothea Rockburne, Elizabeth Murray, and with Robert Rauschenberg&#39;s thumbprint. Just about fine condition, book and dustjacket. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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      New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 126 pages. The author&#39;s book-length essay on subject and last book. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Susan Sontag&#39;s last book, a brilliant and provocative meditation on war photography. A sequel-of-sorts to her classic, "On Photography" (1977), Sontag revisits some of the very same issues she raised in her earlier book and subjects them to renewed, closer scrutiny. A relatively short book, it is very intense and passionate, but ranges nimbly across a breadth of cultural and intellectual references. She re-evaluates what photography can do to create awareness, arouse indignation and sympathy, and make people act on the basis of photographs (rather than narrative accounts) of other people&#39;s suffering. Her key reference points are Virginia Woolf&#39;s classic book, "Three Guineas", and her own book. Virginia Woolf famously argued that men and women can never have a meeting of minds about the subject of war because men make war, women do not. Sontag eviscerates Woolf&#39;s thesis and then, without missing a beat, turns to her own book and eviscerates many of its positions too, for being insensitive, incomplete, and in many respects, simply wrong-headed. Her tough-minded re-evaluation of Woolf and her own book is something both critics and admirers of Susan Sontag have come to expect from her. She was the intellectual par excellence, who never hesitated to re-examine her positions, ask questions, and change her mind. Were it not for her formidable intellect, her agonizing self-examination would be merely interesting. A "must-have" title for Susan Sontag collectors. <B><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Susan Sontag. This title is now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Most copies available online have major flaws or are subsequent printings. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Winner of the MacArthur Genius Grant, the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977 for "On Photography", the National Book Award in 2000 for "In America", and the Jerusalem Prize in 2001. Shimon Peres, in awarding the Jerusalem Prize, described Sontag as "one of the world&#39;s finest writers and greatest minds". One of the most influential and important American writer-intellectuals of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER SUSAN SONTAG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0374248583.

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        sitzender weiblicher akt signiert und datiert 2003

      2003 - sitzender frauenakt kohle, aquarell blattmaß 50 mal 70 cm, mittig handsigniert, datiert 24.XI. 03, 1946 in Säckingen geboren,aufgewachsen in Spanien, Frankreich und Stuttgart,1958 Schüler mit Sondergenehmigung an der Kunstakademie Stuttgart Klasse von Prof. Gollwitzer,1967 erste Plastik,1970 erste freie Bildversuche, 1976-80 Blocherer-Schule für freie und angewandte Kunst, München,1978 Freundschaft mit dem russischen Bildhauer Gregor Kruk; Begegnung mit Rudolf Hausner, Wien; plastische Umsetzungsarbeiten für Ernst Fuchs, Salvador Dali und Arno Breker 1980-82 Kreativ-Direktor einer Münchner Werbeagentur,1982 Happening auf der ISPO für Uniroyal; Turnschuhrelief seit 1982 freischaffender Maler und Bildhauer; es entstehen in Spanien die ersten wichtigen Skulpturen 1985dem Zyklus der lebensbejahenden folgt nun ein Zyklus der sozialkritischen Skulpturen; es entsteht die "Lebenslinie", ein 10m langes taktiles Objekt, 1986 plastische Wandgestaltung für McKinsey, München, 1987 Umsetzung der "Tänzerin" und "Springende" vom Modell zur Großplastik, 1988 Es entstehen die ersten abstrakten Skulpturen; Suche nach neuen Werkstoffen, 1989 Reportage über die "Dicken" von Chr. Peschke in MONA LISA, ZDF; Gestaltung des "Fuchs"-Kulturpreises für die Fa. Fjällräven; Gestaltung des Bayerischen Skipreises "in Form" für den Bayerischen Skiverband, den u.a. Willi Bogner, Walter Demel und Fritz Wagnerberger verliehen bekamen 1990 Umsetzung der "Ohnmacht" zur Großplastik, 1991-1995 entstehen zahlreiche Großplastiken, Bilder und Goldschmiedearbeiten 1996 Ausstellung in Monte Carlo unter der Schirmherrschaft von Christine Esswein, 1997 Zahlreiche Ausstellungen in Deutschland, Frankreich und Italien bis 1999,1999 Ausstellung in der Akademie Schloss Seeheim Konstanz 2000-02 Dozent Akademie Vulkaneifeli Steffeln, 2002 Entstehung verschiedener Großplastiken, u.a. für Biennale Monte Carlo, 2003 Entstehung einer Großplastik, anlässlich des 30-jährigen Bestehens des "Club Allemand International, Monte Carlo" als Geschenk an S.A.S. LE PRINCE SOUVERAIN - RAINIER III DE MONACO, 2004 Intensive Arbeit an zwei Großskulpturen, 2005 Erstellung der Skulptur &#132;Die Tänzerin&#147; und offizielle Übergabe an seine fürstliche Hoheit Prinz Albert II., 2006 Kollektivausstellung im Museum in Bruneck &#150; Südtirol, Italien anlässlich der Veröffentlichung des Kunstbuches &#132;Artisti & Atelier&#147; von Fulvio Vicentini Der Maler und Bildhauer Christian Peschke huldigt in seinem Werk vor allem die Körperlichkeit der Frau. Zurecht wird dieses kreative Multitalent in der Tradition bedeutender Künstler der Klassischen Moderne des XX. Jahrhunderts gesehen, wie etwa George Braque, Jean Cocteau, Marc Chagall, Henry Matisse, Pablo Picasso und andere. Im Bewusstsein der Erotik der Bildnisse von Rodin, Maillol und Despiau hat Peschke eine eigene Formenwelt in der Skulptur und in der Malerei geschaffen. Seine künstlerische Handschrift ist unverkennbar, sein Talent in jedem der Werke offenbar. So ist seine Kunst von einer unverwechselbaren Einmaligkeit, die alle großen Bildhauern und Malern einen Platz im Olymp der Kunst sichert.Vor diesem Hintergrund sind der Respekt und die Beachtung zu verstehen, die Dali und Arno Breker bereits dem jungen Peschke bei Begegnungen entgegenbrachten. Er wiederum hat diese Erfahrung als Auftrag gesehen, einen eigenen Beitrag zur christlich-abendländischen Kulturtradition zu leisten. Seine "Dicken" entschweben gegen alle Gesetze der Schwerkraft auf wundersame Weise der Erde. Seine Tierskulpturen wiederum zeigen Vitalität, Kraft, Erotik und Schönheit. Besonders zu bewundern ist dies bei der Darstellung des Stiers in den sich Göttervater Zeus verwandelte und die schöne Europa auf dem Rücken entführte. Infos Internet [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Codex botanicus Linnaeanus: with a biographical sketch by H. Walter Lack and a translation of the introductory text by Sten Hedberg

      A.R.G. Gantner, Liechtenstein, 2003. Regnum Vegetabile vol. 140; facsimile edition, first published in 1835. As new /As new. Hard covers, dust jackets in slip case 3 906166 03 1 Slip case slightly bumped, otherwise as new. 2 vols.

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      NY: Knopf, 2003. First trade edition, first prnt. 1st issue dustjacket. (Preceded by a self-published paperback edition.) Signed and dated "'03" by Paolini on the title page. A 4 x 6 inch color digital photograph of Paolini at the booksigning laid in. One dustjacket corner just touched (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Paolini's first book and Volume 1 in his Inheritance trilogy. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Landschap Muiderberg naar Waldorp I'.

      Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cms. Signed 'Jan de Beus', titled and dated (2003) on the reverse of the canvas stretcher. Framed. A powerful and expressive painting by the Dutch artist, who is entirely dedicated to color. SEE ILLUSTRATION. - Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cms. Signed 'Jan de Beus', titled and dated (2003) on the reverse of the canvas stretcher. Framed. A powerful and expressive painting by the Dutch artist, who is entirely dedicated to color. SEE ILLUSTRATION.

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        Study of Two Pears / Etude de deux poires. A Poem by Wallace Stevens with a translation into French by Bernard Noel and mezzotints by Judith Rothchild

      Octon, France: Verdigris Press. 2003. One of 44 copies from a total issue of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, each copy signed in pencil by the artist, Judith Rothchild, and the printer, Mark Lintott, and hand-numbered in pencil; the 6 deluxe copies with an original copper plate and housed in custom-made clamshell box by Mark Lintott. 20pp; page size: 11 x 11-13/16". Bound: leporello loose in original wrappers that are green, brown, and gold screen-printed paper by Judith Rothchild, the title printed in dark green in French and English on the front and in dark brown on the brown spine, housed in publisher&#39;s slipcase of the same screen-printed paper by Rothchild. Judith Rothchild&#39;s mezzotints are extraordinarily beautiful with 9 separate plates (including title page) of single and double pears. There are pears blind engraved on the white spaces of the pages. The text is hand-set letterpress and was printed on an 1867 Albion press by Mark Lintott with Wallace Stevens&#39; English verse in black and Bernard Noel&#39;s French translation following it in brown. Judith Rothchild&#39;s affinity for objects from the natural world - pomegranates, figs, grapevines - is confirmed in this splendid edition of Wallace Stevens&#39; verse. It is about as lovely a book as I&#39;ve seen - the velvety mezzotints infusing a mystery and wonder for the miracle of this fruit so taken for granted. Rothchild&#39;s sculptural pears are indeed what Stevens&#39; meant when he wrote, "Opusculum paedagogum. / The pears are not viols, / Nudes or bottles. They resemble nothing else." <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

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        Les Italiens en Algérie 1830-1960: Histoire et sociologie d&#39;une migration

      Editions Gandini, 2003. in8 Broché

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      New York / Göttingen:: Gagosian Gallery / Steidl Verlag,, 2003. Fine. SIGNED AND DATED BY ED RUSCHA without personalization. As New hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a printed Slipcase as issued. No Dust Jacket issued. 4to. 436 pp.

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        Rising Up and Rising Down

      San Francisco: McSweeney, 2003. Signed by the author at the title page of Volume MC (the "Moral Calculus" index/annotations volume), this copy is crisp, bright, and clean as new. Complete in seven volumes (numbered I-VI plus MC), each volume bound in black cloth and titled in gilt at front and spine, in a burgundy slipcase with gilt titles at both ends. Illustrated with black-and-white photographic and drawn illustrations.. Hard Cover in Slipcase. As New/As New.

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        Biblia das ist: Die gantze Schrifft Alten und Newen Testaments. Verteutscht: Durch D. Martin Luther. Jetzundt Nach dem letzten, in Anno 1545. bey des Authors Lebzeiten außgangenen Exemplar [...] Insonderheit aber, mit den schönen und Kunstreichen Original Kupferstücken Matthaei Merians gezieret

      Bln., Coron/Kindler 2003. Straßburg, L. Zetzner Erben 1630. (Nach d. Ausgabe: Straßburg, L. Zetztners Erben 1630).. Faksimile- u.Textband 2°. (44 x 31 cm.). 29 Bll., 129 num., 2 nn. Bll. Mit farb. Illustr. nach Kupferst. v. M. Merian. OLdr. auf 6 Bünden, mit 2 intakten Messing-Schließen, reicher Goldpräg., punziertem Vollgoldschnitt. Tadellos. Faksimileausgabe der berühmten Merian-Bibel (des Bandes mit den Büchern Mose und Joshua) von 1630 nach dem Exemplar Nr. 303 der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main. - Beiliegend: Kommentarband: Die Kupferbibel Matthäus Merians von 1630. Die fünf Bücher Mise und das Buch Josua. Eine Einführung. Ebda. 2003. 62 S. Mit Abb. OLn. m. Goldpräg.

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        The Kite Runner

      SIGNED, FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (full number line to 1) London, Bloomsbury, 2003. Signed in Person directly on the Title Page, no inscription. Dust Jacket Fine in Brodart protective cover, no tears, not price clipped (£12.99), includes the scarce Red Wrap-Around Band. Black Cloth Boards with Red Lettering Fine, no blemishes. Text Clean, no marks. Binding Tight and Square. Program of Author Signing Event with photo laid in. Books are Carefully Packed and Shipped Daily with Delivery Confirmation from Dry, Smoke-Free shop. Complete Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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