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        Zhou Hua Chuan (1898-1976) (Paperback)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) ZHOU EN LAI HUA CHUAN (18981976) ( PING ZHUANG )

      Sichuan People s Publishing House; 1 (December 1.. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pages Number: 537 Language : Chinese. Publisher: Sichuan People s Publishing House; 1 (December 1. 2005). Zhou Hua Chuan (1898-1976) as is printed in full color. book a total of 30 million words. divided into six parts. 122 topics. Zhou Enlai magnificent. glorious life was real great. vivid image reproduction. carefully written to highlight the historical contributions of Zhou Enlai. outstanding ability. noble character. charisma and vision of his career. life. love . family. frien... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        CHRISTIAN MARCLAY: TINSEL - 2005 PETER NORTON FAMILY CHRISTMAS PROJECT ARTISTS' MULTIPLE

      (MARCLAY, CHRISTIAN). Marclay, Christian. CHRISTIAN MARCLAY: TINSEL - 2005 PETER NORTON FAMILY CHRISTMAS PROJECT ARTISTS' MULTIPLE. Santa Monica, CA: Peter Norton Family Foundation, 2005. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Music Box. Artists' Multiple. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. One 3 3/4 x 5 x 4" wooden music box with the anagram "Silent" and "Listen" printed on the recto and verso of its hinged lid. Each year Peter Norton commissions an original a work of art to celebrate the holiday season. This year's edition is by Christian Marclay who was born in California, raised in Switzerland, and is based in New York City. The cultural implications of music and sound are central to his sculptures, installations, videos, and performances. For this project, Marclay has composed "Tinsel" - a seamless melodic loop without beginning or end that incorporates the gradual slowing of the unwinding mechanism - to play with our expectations of the music box. The box was made in Sainte-Croix by Reuge, the last remaining manufacturer of music boxes in Switzerland". A pristine example of this extraordinary object issued in 2005 hors commerce and never commercially available for sale in the publisher's unprinted shipping box with a letterpress gift card laid in, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 016507&

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        Las Mil y Una Noches (Tomos I, II, y III)

      Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona 2005 - Obra completa. PRIMERA EDICIÓN FIRMADA POR EL ILUSTRADOR (Federic Amat). FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR. Traducción prólogo y notas de Juan Vernet. EXCELENTES ejemplares con excelente sobrecubierta. Tomo I: 884pp + índiceTomo II: 872pp + índice; Tomo III: 951pp + ilustración + índice General [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mnemosyne

      Scalo, Zurich, 2005 - Hardcover, quarto, 501pp., b&w and colour illustrations. Minimal wear to dustwrapper; professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Near fine. Mnemosyne accompanied an exhibition assembled by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. It is a sumptuous collection of 30 years of work by an artist whose images have been variously described as obsessive, provocative, unsettling, opulent, and luminous. The photographer's broad subject matter includes dark portraits that evoke the work of old master painters, shifting between intensely black shadows and glowing light; controversial nude studies of adolescent models; and landscape and cloudscape. His portraits and figure studies raise questions about identity and the various selves-public and private-that his subjects assume; some of the most fascinating photographs feature individuals isolated amid crowded city streets. As Edmund Capon writes, ' His images in the sheer potency of their intimations remind us of just how extraordinary and poetic the ordinary can be; of how familiar roads, suburbs, factories and people especially in the changing light of dusk and the dead of night, can become charged and powerfully intimate for Henson and for us. It is the opportunity of uncertain mystery and emotive fulfilment he evokes in his images that speaks to us above all else, for as he says, "the object in my work is not necessarily the subject".'

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        Arts Unknown: The Life and Art of Lee Brown Coye ---with an Original Illustration Signed By Coye

      N.Y.: Nonstop Press, 2005, 1st Edition, 1st Printing - -----------hardcover, a Fine unread copy, no dustjacket as issued, a lovely book which is packed with stunning -and grotesque - images by COYE, the book covers the career of Coye and includes his ARKHAM HOUSE images including the magnificent images done for the H P Lovecraft books, ----laid-in to this copy is an original piece of art by COYE signed by Coye and dated 1980, the artwork utilizes Coye's motif of the wooden sticks and depicts a man with a mis-shapen head bound to a pole, artwork is Near Fine and measures about 7 x 10 inches, COYE artwork rarely comes available for purchase, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Complaint or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality [with 'Commentary' volume by Robin Hamlyn]

      The Folio Society, London 2005 - Two volumes bound in quarter morocco over cloth boards with silver titles on spines, boards decorated with William Blake designs redrawn by David Eccles and morocco lettering piece to upper boards, internally clean and bright the images are printed on Modigliani Neve paper, specially selected to match the original Whatman paper stock. The specially commissoned 'Commentary volume is bound in dark green buckram with titles on spine and upper board, internally clean and bright. All three volumes in fine condition and contained in a buckram covered solander box with leather label bearing titles. No.973 of an edition of 1000 copies. This work weighs approximately 13.5kg when packed for shipping and will cost extra to ship so please contact us for a shipping quote. Shipping will be charged at cost., Folio 13" - 23" tall, [548] & xx + 362 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die grosse National Geographic Bibliothek. Die besten historischen Reportagen aus 100 Jahren Forschung und Entdeckung, 10 Bände.

      Hamburg, G + J / RBA, 2005 (Originalausgabe: Washington D. C., National Geographic Society, 2002). - Historische Reportagen-Sammlung der National Geographic Society von 1888 bis 2006. Die National Geographic Society wurde am 13. Januar 1888 im Washingtoner Cosmos Club gegründet. Sie fördert weltweit geographische Forschungsprojekte und gibt seit ihrer Gründung das National Geographic Magazine (heute: National Geographic) heraus, das für seine aufwendig recherchierten Forschungs- und Reisereportagen berühmt ist. Die National Geographic Bibliothek versammelt die besten Reportagen des Magazins seit seinem Bestehen in einer aufwendig gestalteten Edition. Im Gesamtumfang von 4.000 S. Mit zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen und Illustrationen. de 25000 Die Bände in tadellosem Zustand. Neuwertiges Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen, nur in kleiner Auflage erschienenen Sonderedition. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Ausgabe in 10 Bänden (I – X). Schwarze Original-Ganzlederbände (Capra-Leder) im Großformat 32 x 23 cm mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie kupferfarbener Metallplakette (Weltkugel als Signet der National Geographic Society) im Vorderdeckel sowie mit Kopfgoldschnitt.

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        Medizin und Menschenbild: Das Verständnis des Menschen in Schul - und Komplementärmedizin. Dargestellt vom Dialogforum Pluralismus in der Medizin von Stefan N. Willich, Matthias Girke, Jörg - Dietrich Hoppe und Peter Matthiessen Dieses Buch fasst die Beiträge des Symposiums ?Menschenbild und Medizin? zusammen, das im September 2004 in Düsseldorf vom Dialogforum Pluralismus in der Medizin veranstaltet wurde. Die Autoren des Buches sind: Dr. rer. nat. Roland Baur, Ananda Samir Chopra, Prof. em. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Klaus Dörner, Dr. med. Matthias Girke, Prof. em. Dr. med. Hermann Heimpel, Dr. med. Stefan Kirchhoff, Dr. med. Jörg Melzer, Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Saller, Prof. Dr. rer. nat Wolfgang Schad, Prof. Dr. phil.Wolfgang Wieland. Dr. med. Matthias Girke, geb. 1954. Internist, Diabetologe, Mitbegründer des Gemeinschaftskrankenhauses Havelhöhe Klinik für anthroposophisch erweiterte Heilkunst in Berlin. Dort seit 1995 als Leitender Arzt der Allgemein - Internistischen Abteilung tätig. Ab 1999 Geschäftsführender Vorstand der Gesellschaft Anthroposophischer Ärzte in Deutschland (GAÄD) und seit 2001 Vorstandsmitglied im Dachverband Anthroposophische Medizin in Deutschland DAMiD Medizin Pharmazie Klinik Praxis Allgemeinmedizin Naturheilkunde Alternativmedizin Medizinische Ethik Mensch ISBN - 10 3 - 7691 - 0514 - 1 / 3769105141 ISBN - 13 978 - 3 - 7691 - 0514 - 8 / 9783769105148 978 - 3769105148 Deutscher Arzte - Verlag Deutscher Ärzte - Verlag Medizin und Menschenbild Das Verständnis des Menschen in Schul - und Komplementärmedizin Dargestellt vom Dialogforum Pluralismus in der Medizin

      Deutscher Arzte-Verlag Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag 2005 2005 Dieses Buch fasst die Beiträge des Symposiums ?Menschenbild und Medizin? zusammen, das im September 2004 in Düsseldorf vom Dialogforum Pluralismus in der Medizin veranstaltet wurde. Die Autoren des Buches sind: Dr. rer. nat. Roland Baur, Ananda Samir Chopra, Prof. em. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Klaus Dörner, Dr. med. Matthias Girke, Prof. em. Dr. med. Hermann Heimpel, Dr. med. Stefan Kirchhoff, Dr. med. Jörg Melzer, Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Saller, Prof. Dr. rer. nat Wolfgang Schad, Prof. Dr. phil.Wolfgang Wieland. Dr. med. Matthias Girke, geb. 1954. Internist, Diabetologe, Mitbegründer des Gemeinschaftskrankenhauses Havelhöhe Klinik für anthroposophisch erweiterte Heilkunst in Berlin. Dort seit 1995 als Leitender Arzt der Allgemein - Internistischen Abteilung tätig. Ab 1999 Geschäftsführender Vorstand der Gesellschaft Anthroposophischer Ärzte in Deutschland (GAÄD) und seit 2001 Vorstandsmitglied im Dachverband Anthroposophische Medizin in Deutschland DAMiD Medizin Pharmazie Klinik Praxis Allgemeinmedizin Naturheilkunde Alternativmedizin Medizinische Ethik Mensch ISBN - 10 3 - 7691 - 0514 - 1 / 3769105141 ISBN - 13 978 - 3 - 7691 - 0514 - 8 / 9783769105148 978 - 3769105148 Medizin und Menschenbild: Das Verständnis des Menschen in Schul - und Komplementärmedizin. Dargestellt vom Dialogforum Pluralismus in der Medizin von Stefan N. Willich, Matthias Girke, Jörg - Dietrich Hoppe und Peter Matthiessen Deutscher Arzte - Verlag Deutscher Ärzte - Verlag de

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        Programming a computer for playing chess" in The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, 7th series, 41, 1950, pp. 256-275

      FIRST EDITION OF "THE FIRST TECHNICAL PAPER ON COMPUTER CHESS" (Christies, Origins of Cyberspace Auction, 2005). Claude Shannon's seminal 1950 paper is considered "the foundation of computer chess" (Reilly, Milestones in Computer Science and Information Technology, 55). "The framework he introduced has guided most of the subsequent analysis of the problem" (Newell, Shaw, & Simon, 44).& & "Since the mid-1940s, scientists had aimed to create a thinking machine, an apparatus that could compete with or even surpass the human brain in logical operations, pattern recognition, problem solving and even language. Chess was found to be a useful testing ground because of its combination of simple rules and mind-bending complexity… Shannon was fascinated by chess' potential in the pursuit of what he called 'mechanized thinking.' But he became convinced that computer chess and other AI pursuits should not be modeled on human thought… Computers, at least as they were understood then, could calculate very quickly, following programmed instructions" (Shenk, 201, 211).& & Shannon believed that chess would be the ideal proving ground for this new type of intelligence. Believing that theoretically, "the game could be fully converted into one long mathematical formula," Shannon's paper was "concerned with the problem of constructing a computing routine or 'program' for a modern general purpose computer which will enable it to play chess" (Shannon; Shenk). It "was the first publication to describe how a position might be evaluated and how a game tree might be searched. The paper was the text of a lecture given by Shannon to the Institute of Radio Engineers on 9 March 1949) (Cooper & Leeuwen, Alan Turing, 644).& & This paper also includes an aside that came to be known as 'the Shannon number," the number of possible chess games that can be played. That number, also known as "the game tree complexity of chess," is based on Shannon's calculation on a logical approximation that each game has an average of 40 moves and each move a player chooses between 30 possible moves. That makes a total of 10120 possible games. This number is known as the number of Shannon.& & Shannon, an electrical engineer, was also known as "the father of information theory." CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. Ex-libris bearing only ghosting from the removal of a plate of the front flyleaf and faint stamps on the text block. There are no marks on the spine or title page. Full volume. 4to (10 x 7 inches; 250 x 175mm). 1299 pages. Illustration: In-text illustrations and plates throughout. Bound in red cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Slight scuffing and edge wear; slight fading at the spine. A large volume tightly and very solidly bound. Very small mark on the first page of the Shannon paper (see scan), otherwise bright and very clean throughout. Very good condition.

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        Hunter S. Thompson Rising High

      Lexington, KT: Petro III Graphics,, 2005. Screenprint on white Coventry cotton paper. Sheet size: 38 x 28 cm. Excellent condition. One of 10 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 125. Signed in pencil lower right by Ralph Steadman, numbered lower left. Hand printed on August 20th 2005 in celebration of HST going forth. On the same day in a private ceremony, Thompson's ashes were fired from a cannon atop a 153-foot (47 m) tower of his own design (in the shape of a double-thumbed fist clutching a peyote button) to the tune of Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit in the Sky" and Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man".

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        Poster Edition. Abtleilung I / Selection I: 10 Blätter komplett /10 sheets comlete. Enthält die Poster: Frau mit Kind (1965); Onkel Rudi (1965); Ohne Titel (Strich) 1968; Wolkenstudie (1970); 4096 Farben (1974); Eisberg im Nebel (1982); Abstraktes Bild 753-9 (1982),; Rosen (1994), Gehöft (1999), Abstraktes Bild 889-5 (2004)

      Köln, Walter König, 2005.. 10 farbige Offset-Drucke in frequenzmoduliertem Raster aus "Prestige mattgestrichen" Papier 250 g/qm im Formaten bis zu 180 x 130 cm.. neuwertige Blätter in Original-Verpackung. Beiliegt: Farb. ill. Verlagsprospekt zur Edition. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        How to Shoot at One Who Outdrew You: Matthew Satz, Work 1997-2005

      East Hampton: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 2005. Fine in gray boards, matching clamshell slipcase; artwork as well in fine condition.. Deluxe Edition. Number 28 of 35 SIGNED copies of the deluxe edition, bound in cloth and housed in a special clamshell box with four original works of art, including two strip paintings on paper, a smoke painting on paper, and a strand painting. (The works on paper are SIGNED and dated by the artist.) Satz's smoke and strip paintings in particular have become highly sought after by collectors.

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        Once More with Footnotes

      Nesfa Press, 2005. Hardcover. Very Good. Framingham, MA: NESFA, 2005: First Edition, Second Printing. Signed by the author to a previous owner on the title page. In Near Fine condition in a Very Good dust jacket. Light wear to the dust jacket, with light surface creases, and a few small dents to the surface. A lovely copy, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        High in the Clouds. Signed copy with doodle

      London Faber & Faber Ltd 2005. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket First Edition Illustrated hardback board cover 250mm x 210mm (10" x 8"). 88pp. Signed with doodle by Paul McCartney on half-title.

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        Linux - T-Book: Installation, Konfiguration, Anwendung (Open Source Library)

      Addison-Wesley Verlag 2005. 1320 S. Taschenbuch 1. Auflage - Sehr schönes, innen wie außen sauberes Exemplar. Gelesene Ausgabe in hervorragendem Zustand. Seiten sind intakt und weisen weder Notizen noch Unterstreichungen auf. Der Buchrücken zeigt keinerlei Knicke oder andere Gebrauchsspuren..

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        Traité de l'education des enfans. The Hague, Isaac & Paul Vaillant, Nicolas Prevost, 1722. 2 volumes. 12mo. With 2 title-pages in red and black, each with the same engraved vignette by Bernard Picart (ship in pictorial border with mermaid and merman). Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      STCN (4 copies); cf. W. Los, Opvoeding tot mens en burger: pedagogiek als cultuurkritiek in Nederland in de 18e eeuw (2005). First edition of an influential, but now nearly forgotten, scientifically grounded monograph on the education of children by the Swiss philosopher and mathematician Jean-Pierre de Crousaz (1663-1750). This systematic work forms an important link between pedagogy in the 17th and in the 18th century. One of Crousaz's main principles is that virtue is the most important goal of education, because intellect without virtue is useless and dangerous. The book includes an exposition of the qualities of a good father, advice on how to give the first lessons, explanations on the methods to expand the knowledge of young children, the use of knowledge, how to teach geography, history and ethics, advice on instructing children in religion and develop their piety, the use of reason in matters of religion and morals, discussions about recreation and travel, etc.Both title-pages slightly foxed, binding a bit rubbed, primarily the spines, with the heads chipped. Very good copy.

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        Cosmetic and Toiletry Formulations Database

      William Andrew, 2005. New. SKU: MM-60243292; EAN: 9780815515074

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        Goethe-Wörterbuch. Pflichtfortsetzung. Geschäft - inhaftieren. 788 Seiten

      Kohlhammer, 2005.. 2005 Leinen im Schuber. ISBN 9783170184886

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        Reversed Double Helix Mega Power

      Tokyo: Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd.,, 2005. Offset lithograph, embossing and foil stamping on Curious Metallics Iridescent paper. Sheet size: 67.9 x 67.9 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in an acrylic box frame. Edition of 300. Signed and numbered in pen lower right by Murakami.

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        High in the Clouds. Signed copy with doodle

      London: Faber & Faber Ltd. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Illustrated hardback board cover. 250mm x 210mm (10" x 8"). 88pp. Signed with doodle by Paul McCartney on half-title. .

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        Liqueur sacree. Avec 14 gravures originales rehaussees de couleurs d'apres les dessins de Fred Deux.

      Paris, Galerie Alain Margaron, 31 mars 2005.. 36 x 27 cm En ff., chemise imprimee, emboitage editeur. Parfait etat.. Edition originale, avec 14 gravures originales par Cecile Reims d'apres les dessins de Fred Deux et rehaussees de couleur a la main, numerotees et signees au crayon par l'artiste. Tirage limite a 40 exemplaires, un des 31 ex. num. sur BFK Rives.- Les dessins de Fred Deux, realises au crayon graphite, rehausses de couleurs, ont ete realises en 1974 par l'artiste a Lacoux. Cecile Reims a grave cet ensemble de dessins entre 2003 et 2004 a La Chatre. C'est alors que Fred Deux a ecrit les textes qui accompagnent les gravures, editees par la galerie Alain Margaron (Paris). Cet ouvrage est assez unique parmi les publications de Fred Deux par son utilisation de la couleur. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        A-Rod signed 2005 Game Used Bat with Impeccable Provenance

      Baseball Bat Signed ?Alex Rodriguez / 2005 Game / Used? in blue Sharpie on the barrel to the left of the ?Genuine G174 / Alex Rodriguez / New York Yankees? imprint. Graded A10 by MEARS. Accompanied by a ?Letter of Authenticity,? 1p, 8.5? x 11?, signed ?A Rodriguez? in blue ink.This 33.75?, 33.5 oz. model G174 Louisville Slugger blonde bat, with his facsimile signature on the barrel, shows significant use with heavy ball marks, deeply embedded stitch marks, some slight dead wood found on the back barrel, ink smudges (not from signature), sticky black substance around the center area at the Louisville Slugger label, and medium pine tar on the handle. The barrel also bears a surface coating that Rodriguez used on his game used bats for a couple of years. The coating exhibits some cracking throughout. The barrel end is in a cupped-style configuration and the knob end reads \"33.9\" in black marker. AROD labels numbered 8628 have been affixed to the barrel and to A-Rod?s LOA. MEARS (Memorabilia

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        Everything That Rises Must Converge

      New York. Limited Editions Club. 2005. Bound in full crimson cloth over boards. Gilt-titled grain morocco label inset to front cover. Encased in like covered Solander box with gilt-titled grain morocco label inset to spine. Elephant Folio. 17" x 22". This Edition Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is #24. Signed by Benny Andrews to Colophon. Illustrated with six original colour etchings by Benny Andrews, hand printed on BFK Rives by Peter Pettengill Everything That Rises Must Converge is a collection of short stories written by Flannery O'Connor during her final illness. The title of the collection and of the short story is taken from a passage from the work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. The collection was published posthumously in 1965.Just one year before her death in 1963, Flannery O’Connor won her second O. Henry Award for ‘‘Everything That Rises Must Converge,’’ a powerful depiction of a troubled mother-son relationship. In 1965 the story was published in her well-regarded short fiction collection, Everything That Rises Must Converge.Most critics view ‘‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’’ as a prime example of O’Connor’s literary and moral genius. The story exemplifies her ability to expose human weakness and explore important moral questions through everyday situations. Considered a classic of the short story form, ‘‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’’ has been anthologized frequently.The story describes the events surrounding a fateful bus trip that an arrogant young man takes with his bigoted mother. The mother insists on her son’s company because she doesn’t like to ride the bus alone, especially since the bus system was recently integrated. The tensions in their relationship come to a head when a black mother and son board the same bus.O’Connor utilizes biting irony to expose the blindness and ignorance of her characters. The story’s title refers to an underlying religious message that is central to her work: she aims to expose the sinful nature of humanity that often goes unrecognized in the modern, secular world. A Very Fine, Pristine,apparently unread copy. Near Fine+ Box presents very mild sunning to top edge of front panel,small bump to fore-edge and two corners and a small, benign patch of darkening to upper rear panel. A Very Rare and important LEC issue.

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        Twilight

      NY:: Little, Brown,. Near Fine. 2005. Paperback. The author's first book. Made into the 2008 film. Advance reading copy (paperback). About fine in pictorial wraps.; 499 pages .

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        Toward Omega (Signed Limited Edition with 11 Signed Silver Gelatin Prints)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2005. Limited Edition . Hardcover. As New. In 2005, fine press photography book publisher 21ST Editions released Toward Omega. Limited to 60 copies worldwide, the hand-bound collection contains 11 original silver gelatin prints (ten bound and one free-standing silver gelatin print that is suitable for framing). Each print is fully signed by Vincent Serbin with the free standing photograph entitled \"Omega Point #54\" also signed in full on the rectro. This copy, 4 of 60, was presented to Lance Speer (21ST Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing) upon completion of the project. John Woods observes in his introduction, \"Serbin has illustrated le phenomene humain, the great evolutionary road we traverse from apes to angels, our progress toward the Omega Point, our monumental history.\" From the Publisher: \"An art publication of 21ST Editions, Toward Omega, is illustrated with original silver gelatin photographs printed and fully signed by Vincent Serbin. These mystical images are accompanied by the metaphysical poetry of prize-winning, contemporary poet Daniel Westover, commissioned specifically for this volume and printed in letterpress on handmade papers. Uniquely bound in a patina copper binding, this 14 x11 inches volume offers our collectors the rare opportunity to acquire a large body of Vincent Serbin\'s work presented in the completely unique surroundings of a finely crafted book.\" The book features a graphically designed patina copper cover that incorporates part of the Greek \"Omega\" character. It is encased in a cream clothbound case that bears the same character, embossed, with the title stamped in copper. Each of the 10 silver gelatin prints is signed, dated, and numbered on the border. The free-standing silver gelatin print is housed in a folded, letterpress printed presentation folder. Measuring 14 x 11 inches, the book is also signed by Vincent Serbin, Daniel Westover, John Wood, and the publisher, Stephen Albahari. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included.The book and prints are in As New condition still in the publisher\'s original shipping case.

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        Mangrove Tree. Vietnam. Original-Fotografie; Silbergelatine-Abzug (2007). Bildformat: 29,7 x 29,7 cm. Rückseitig signiert, bezeichnet und datiert. - Limitierte Auflage; No. 8 / 35 Ex. - Exzellenter Erhaltungszustand. - Siehe die ABBILDUNG.

      . . ***** HOFLEHNER, Josef: Mangrove Tree. Vietnam. Original photography; silver gelatin print (2005). Size: 29,7 x 29,7 cm. On verso signed, named, dated, - Limited edition; No. 8 / 35 copies. - Excellent condition. - Please note IMAGE.

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        Structural Packaging: Workbook (2005 hardback with CD)

      Index, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fine 1st edition 2005 Index hardback with terrific fold-out design and CD at rear. Over 1,000 images and design ideas, with die-cuts included on the CD. Minor surface rub only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 8496309312. ISBN/EAN: 9788496309319. Inventory No: 041023..

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        Ruehl No. 925: Complete Set

      New York: Ruehl No. 925 / Abercrombie & Fitch, (2005-2008). Uniformly close to fine in illustrated boards, with light wear at the spine ends, housed in close to fine examples of the matching slipcases. No dust jackets, as issued.. First Editions. Quartos. Complete set of the five books in the Ruehl No. 925 series, profusely illustrated with fashion photographs by Bruce Weber and artwork by Dorsey Blunt, Dimitri Levas, Bill Mullen, and Frank Stanley. Issued for promotional purposes by Abercrombie & Fitch, the series illustrates the clothing of the high-end denim line Ruehl, inspired by New York's Greenwich Village and its bohemian subculture. Includes Swingin' with Ruehl: First Book, A Day in the City / A Weekend in the Country: Second Book, New York Blues: Third Book, The Improper Bohemians: Fourth Book, and Ruel No. 925: Fifth Book. Published in a limited edition of 250 numbered copies: the first book is number 115; the second book is number 37; the third book is number 247; the fourth book is number 283; and the fifth book is number 63. Beautifully designed, with Weber's classic black-and-white city images and fashion models, in his trademark style.

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        Trial of the twelve Spanish pirates of the schooner Panda, a Guinea Slaver, consisting of Don Pedro Gibert, captain; Bernardo de Soto, mate; Francisco Ruiz, carpenter; Antonio Ferrer, the tattooed cook; Nicola Costa, Manuel Boyga, Domingo de Guzman, Juan Antonio Portana, Manuel Castillo, Angel Garcia, Jose Velazquez, and Juan Montenegro, seaman, for robbery and piracy, committed on board the brig Mexican, 20th Sept. 1832.Boston, Lemuel Gulliver, 1834. 4to (23.5 x 14 cm). With a wood-engraving of the Black King, at Cape Lopez, who protected the crew of the Panda and a pirate's long knife on the title-page, and 17 wood-engraved illustrations, including a full-page view and a map of the Gulf of Guinea. Sewn as issued.

      Sabin 96948, 69915 (report of the trial) & 93808 (supplement to the report of the trial); Tarbox, The Spanish Pirate (Baltimore, 2005); not in Gosse. First edition of a report on the trial of Captain Pedro Gilbert and his crew, accused of robbery and piracy committed on board the American brig Mexican. Said to be the last American pirate, Don Pedro Gilbert (ca. 1800-1834) was born in South America and made his home in south Florida. A former privateer in the service of the Colombian government, Gilbert began raiding American merchant vessels off the east coast of Florida in early 1832. Later that year, his men stole roughly $20,000 worth of silver from the Mexican, en route from Salem to Rio de Janeiro. The crew surrendered, but on Gilbert's orders his men locked them below deck and left them to burn alive. The captain managed to free himself and his men who eventually reached Salem. The British Navy captured Gilbert's ship and crew in 1833 and all thirteen were convicted and hanged in Boston in 1834. Some spotting. Good copy.

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        Audrey Niffenegger Allegory Of Time Original Etching In Aquatint 2005 Signed

      2005 - Title: Allegory Of Time Original Etching In Aquatint 2005 Signed Artist: Audrey Niffenegger 1963 American Artist Date: 2005 Full size: W: 11 1/2" x H: 17 1/2" Audrey Niffenegger from The Time Traveler's Wife Novel an others. Audrey Niffenegger (born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan) is an American writer, artist and academic. A film version of Niffenegger's debut novel, The Time Traveler's Wife (2003), starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, was released in August 2009. As of September 2013, a sequel to The Time Traveler's Wife is in the works. She has written a graphic novel, or "novel in pictures" as Niffenegger calls it, called The Three Incestuous Sisters. This book tells the story of three unusual sisters who live in a seaside house. The book has been compared to the work of Edward Gorey. It is an excellent addition to the decor of your Home! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Toward Omega (Signed Limited Edition with 11 Signed Silver Gelatin Prints)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2005. Limited Edition . Hardcover. As New. In 2005, fine press photography book publisher 21ST Editions released Toward Omega. Limited to 60 copies worldwide, the hand-bound collection contains 11 original silver gelatin prints (ten bound and one free-standing silver gelatin print that is suitable for framing). Each print is fully signed by Vincent Serbin with the free standing photograph entitled \"Omega Point #54\" also signed in full on the rectro. This copy, 4 of 60, was presented to Lance Speer (21ST Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing) upon completion of the project. John Woods observes in his introduction, \"Serbin has illustrated le phenomene humain, the great evolutionary road we traverse from apes to angels, our progress toward the Omega Point, our monumental history.\" From the Publisher: \"An art publication of 21ST Editions, Toward Omega, is illustrated with original silver gelatin photographs printed and fully signed by Vincent Serbin. These mystical images are accompanied by the metaphysical poetry of prize-winning, contemporary poet Daniel Westover, commissioned specifically for this volume and printed in letterpress on handmade papers. Uniquely bound in a patina copper binding, this 14 x11 inches volume offers our collectors the rare opportunity to acquire a large body of Vincent Serbin\'s work presented in the completely unique surroundings of a finely crafted book.\" The book features a graphically designed patina copper cover that incorporates part of the Greek \"Omega\" character. It is encased in a cream clothbound case that bears the same character, embossed, with the title stamped in copper. Each of the 10 silver gelatin prints is signed, dated, and numbered on the border. The free-standing silver gelatin print is housed in a folded, letterpress printed presentation folder. Measuring 14 x 11 inches, the book is also signed by Vincent Serbin, Daniel Westover, John Wood, and the publisher, Stephen Albahari. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included. The book and prints are in As New condition still in the publisher\'s original shipping case.

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        DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE (Signed)

      New York: Crown Publishers, 2005. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Near Fine dust jacket. Signed. This copy Signed by President Obama on the title page. The previous owner was a staffer on the hill -- the stub from the campaign event at which he got the President to sign the book is laid in. The staffer's name is on the front free endpaper. The dustjacket presents well in a new mylar cover. It is not price-clipped and has a short closed tear to the bottom of the rear panel. Near Fine binding / Near Fine dust jacket.

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        Brockhaus Die Grossen der Welt, 6 Bände, Neu & OVP

      F.A.Brockhaus, Leipzig Mannheim, 2005. Brockhaus Bibliothek Die Grossen der Welt, 6 Bände (komplett). Neu & in Folie verschweißt. Exklusivausgabe: Einband aus sog. Cabra-Leder, Rücken mit blauem Rückenschild & Goldprägungen, Kopfgoldschnitt sowie goldgeprägte Signatur * Exemplar - Neu & OVP: Die Bücher sind neu, verlagsfrisch & originalverpackt. Wie den ersten beiden Bildern zu entnehmen, sind alle Bände noch wie vom Verlag ausgeliefert in den weißen Schubern in Folie verschweißt. D.h. identische Qualität wie bei derzeitigem Bezug vom Verlag.. Zusätzliche Bilder & ausführlichere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie auf unserem eigenen Internetauftritt - Kategorie: Neuzeitliche Ausgaben ab 1945 > Weltgeschichte, Chroniken & Jahrbücher

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        An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Post Revolution Havana Cigars

      Interpro Business Corporation, 2005, 2nd prtng. NF-/NF-. Trace of shelfwear with couple tiny bumps; trace of soiling; previous owner inscription inked ffep. DJ w/ trace of rubbing/edgewear/soiling; in new Brodart protector. Fully illustrated in color. 000016441

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        Ecriture aux objets d'encre. Mezzotints by Judith Rothchild

      [Octon, France]: Verdigris Press. 2005. One of 40 copies, from a total edition of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, each signed in pencil on the colophon by the author, James Sacre and the artist, Judith Rothchild. Page size: 7-1/2 inches by 8-7/16 inches. Bound: black wrappers with original serigraph print by Judith Rothchild, leporello style, wrappers debossed with title and four small black squares, matching slipcase with original serigraph and debossing, black and gray pastepaper guards, fine. Containing four full-page sequential stilllife mezzotints, commencing with a wood spindle, part of that object appears in next print with pine cone, pine cone repeated in third print with shell, part of shell repeated in last print with another shell that circles in on itself, in all an intriguing procession. The artist has pulled all the prints herself. Handset in Vendome romain and printed on an Albion press by Mark Lintott who has made the slipcase and sleeve. As usual, Ms. Rothchild has infused the inanimate objects pictured herein with a life of their own. Their strong presence compells the reader / viewer ever forward. See an Image.

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        Novena del Señor de las piedades patron jurado de la valerosa ciudad de La Paz, que se venera en la iglesia auxîliar de los curas rectores, al cuidado del Colegio Seminario de ella. Reimpresa á solicitud de su humilde mayor domo Estavan de Asin.Buenos Aires, Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, 1798. Small 8vo in 12s (15 x 10 cm). Modern red sheepskin, glazed, each board with a gold and blind-stamped border, spine title in gold.

      Anuario de estudios Bolivianos, 13 (2005), p. 680; Parke-Bernet 12 March 1968 (Carbone auction), lot 2664 (this copy); cf. A. Costa de la Torre, Cat. bibl. Bolivianos 1900-1963 (1968), p. 37; not in KVK & WorldCat; Medina; Palau. An extremely rare "Novena" prayer book perhaps first compiled in 1714, when the city of La Paz in Bolivia (after surviving an earthquake) made Christ its patron and erected an image under the name "Señor de las Piedades". After a preliminary note on the events of 1714 (pp. 3-4) the book gives orations and prayers for each of the nine days of the Novena. We have located neither another copy of the present Argentine edition nor an earlier edition of the same text, but the title-page indicates that an earlier edition existed. The prayers for the nine days are followed by a closing note with additional prayers, which includes a reference to another book: Juan Gabriel de Contreras, Despertador eucarístico, Madrid, 1786, which is known in the literature.The italic type used for the preliminary note and a few headings was cut by Antonio Espinosa in Madrid, famous for the (slightly different) italic he made for Ibarra's 1772 Salust. Updike, Printing types, figs. 242 and 243, shows italics matching the present one in style but in a larger and smaller size in Espinosa's 1771 type specimen, noting (p. 81) the "extraordinary quality of pen-work. ... they are among the most thoroughly calligraphic characters to be found in any existing specimen". The use of this type in Argentina 28 years later is noteworthy.With the bookplate and stamp of Oscar E. Carbone (d. ca. 1967). The binder has trimmed the margins, just touching the text on 1 page, but without loss, and there is a stain on the title-page, but the book is in very good condition. The binding has some tears and chips to the spine and corners, but is still good. An extremely rare Argentine edition of a Bolivian prayerbook.

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        Magnificent Krone Albert Einstein Limited Edition Sterling Silver Fountain Pen

      Buffalo Grove, Illinois, [2005] Elegant Krone Albert Einstein Sterling Silver Fountain Pen, Limited Edition numbered #72 of 288. The body of the pen is composed of two fused barrels: a gradient colored titanium barrel and a hand-painted mother of pearl barrel. The painting on the mother of pearl depicts Einstein's portrait on one side and on the other side the solar system. Over this barrel is a sterling silver overlay which exposes the colored titanium and painting. The galactic cap is painted black with slivers of colored abalone.Encapsulated on the top of the cap is a single character from one of Albert Einstein's handwritten formulas, the letter ?K?. A miniature reproduction of the entire formula is present on the accompanying 4? x 5? Krone ?Certificate of Authenticity.? The nib casing represents the refraction of light. Einstein's signature is sculpted into the band at the base of the cap. The limitation number, ?72-288?, is etched into the base of the pen.Housed in a luxurious 8.5? x 8.5? x 5? custom case.

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        Filmography

      Conneticut: Kinetique, 2005. First Edition. Softcover.. Fine. 4to, Unpaginated (ca 100pp). Printed wraps with cotton to spine. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in English. More images available on request. Really amazing. Not much text, mainly just pages of full bleed Black & White photographs. Shots by Weber of his film work- which includes Broken Noses with Andy Minsker, The Beauty Brothers, Chet Baker with Let's get Lost, Backyard movie, Gentle Giants, Teddy Boys, Chop Suey, A Letter to True. Has Leonardo DiCaprio, Vanessa Redgrave, Ingmar Bergman, Robert Mitchum, Dirk Bogarde, Antinioni, River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Matt Dillon and quite a few others. Nice comprehensive overview of some of his best work, which for some reason is still not so known. Best Weber book so far!

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        Masterpieces of Japanese Photography (Complete 7 Volume Collection)

      Tokyo: Kokusho Kankokai, 2005. Limited Edition . Hardcover. As New. This is the complete limited edition collection of \"Masterpieces of Japanese Photography\" published by Kokusho Kankokai, Tokyo during the years 2005 - 2007. \"Masterpieces of Japanese Photography\" is a lavishly produced collection of six facsimile reprints of historically significant pre-war Japanese photography works and a supplement book. Each volume is a faithful reproduction that is housed in a cardboard box and includes a leaflet with English and Japanese text by Izawa Kotaro and Kaneko Ryuichi providing scholarly background information on the book. The books in the collection by publication date are Volume 1 - The Photography of Nakaji Yasui (Yasui Nakaji shashin sakuhin-shu). Originally published in 1942, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 500 copies. The dimensions of the box are 17 x 12.5 inches. Volume 2 - Early Summer Nerves (Shoka Shinkei) by Kiyoshi Koishi. Originally published in 1933, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 600 copies. The dimensions of the box are 15.5 x 12 inches. Volume 3 - Camera Eye x Steel: Composition (Kamera me x tetsu kosei) by Masao Horino. Originally published in 1932, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 480 copies. The dimensions of the box are 13 x 10 inches. Volume 4 - Japan Through a Leica by Ihei Kimura. Originally published in 1939, this volume was issued in 2006 with a limitation of 400 copies. The dimensions of the box are 13.5 x 12.5 inches. Volume 5 - Tampei Photography Club: Light (Tampei shashin Club: Hikari). Originally published in 1940, this volume was issued in 2006 with a limitation of 400 copies. The dimensions of the box are 14 x 11.5 inches. Volume 6 - Paris and the Seine (Paris Et la Seine) by Shinzo Fukuhara. Originally published in 1922, this volume was issued in 2007 with a limitation of 300 copies. The dimensions of the box are 17 x 14 inches. Volume 7 - Supplement - Masterpieces from \"Koga\" Magazine (Bessatus - Koga kessaku-shu). Originally published in 1932-1933, this volume was issued in 2006. There is no limitation cited. The book measures 8 x 6 inches and does not come with a cardboard box. Each volume is in \"As New\" condition sealed as issued in the original publishers shipping box. The cardboard boxes are in excellent condition with some evidencing minor creases and top closures that are not flush when closed. This is endemic to these titles because of the material used to construct the boxes.

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        Nature's selfprinting[:] a series of useful and ornamental plants of the South Indian flora[.] Taken from fresh specimens in facsimile colours. Mangalore, "Botanographed and published by J. Hunziker, Basel Mission Press", 1862 (binding label: printed and published for V. P. Coelho esquire, etc.). Imperial 4to (42 x 33 cm). With 3 colour-printed preliminary leaves, and 231 nature-printed plates in several colours, printed by an experimental process transferring the image to a litho stone. Publisher's original gold-tooled green half morocco.

      Cf. Barker, Treasures of the British Library (2005), p. 203 (1862 Hunziker: "a marvelous example of nature printing"); Madhyastha et al., "A brief history of scientific technology, ... of South Kanara, Karnataka State", in: Indian journal of history of science, 17 (1982), pp. 260-267, at p. 264 (1862 Hunziker); WorldCat & KVK (1 copy of 1861 Coelho with 114 plates & 4 copies of 1862 Hunziker, some probably with 474 plates but incl. 1 with only 31 plates); not in Blunt, Art of botanical illustration; DiNoto & Winter, The pressed plant: the art of botanical specimens, nature prints, ...; Fischer, Zweihundert Jahre Naturselbstdruck; Kew Library on-line catalogue. Extremely rare set of 231 colour nature prints (no other copy known in the present form) printed using an experimental process by the Basel Mission Press at Mangalore on the west coast of India for the local timber merchant Venantius Peter Coelho (1813-post 1862). What appears to be the first book printed in this way appeared under Coelho's name, A small collection of Indian plants, ... printed from fresh plants, Mangalore, German Mission Press, 1861. We have located only the British Library copy, which has 114 plates. One year later, in 1862, the Swiss missionary John James Hunziker issued the present title in two volumes, said to include 474 plates, probably including the 114 that had already been issued by Coelho. The present set of 231 plates has three preliminary leaves from the 1862 edition, including the title-page of the second volume with "part II" struck through, and the plates are probably from that edition (and Coelho's book) as well. The plates show not only leaves and stems, but often roots and sometimes flowers, fruits and even thick stems (such as sugar cane). Among the plants included is Cannabis sativa. One plate is printed on a different paper with a reddish cast, and it has several tears and lacks a corner. Another plate is torn through the middle. About five plates show creases that were in the paper before printing. Most are in good condition, however, though some are slightly loose and one detached. The binding is also somewhat loose and slightly worn, but still generally good.

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        Geryon's Country

      [Leonia, NJ]. 2005. One of 25 artist's books in form of tunnel , each containing a three- dimensional accordion-file bucolic scene of Geryon's red cattle, as well as three stand-alone cut-out figures, one of Geryon himself, with legs, arms, and wings grommeted so all 6 legs and arms and 2 wings move, and he can be inserted in the panorama with his herd and his red dog, jaws grommeted so that he can bear his teeth or not, and one figure of Geryon WITHOUT wings but with his six arms and legs gromted so that he can be inserted in the panorama with his herd. The artist's statement is Gocco- printed and color penciled onto digital color supreme glossy recycled Arches text wove paper and appears on each side of the "tunnel.". The figure is handcut and assembled from Fabriano Tiziano lava red paper. The text on the left side of the panorama recounts one of Hercules' twelve labors - the stealing of Geryon's cows - during which Hercules kills the six-armed, six-legged giant. The text on the right side of the panorama refers to an alternate version of the mythy, citing Anne Carson's AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED in which she portrays a far more vulnerable Geryon, who had a red dog that was also killed by Hercules during his theft. The artist captions her panorama without words "Believe what you will." Another two-sided story - provocatively and beautifully told through visualization. Size: 5-3/8 inches x 9 inches opening to 4 inches; colophon on back of panorama within foldout case that also houses cut-out figure, the whole book housed in custom-made printed gold and red cloth case, lined with red silk, fastened with white buttons, fine.

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        Modern Masters of Photography Japan (Limited Edition Portfolio of 12 Signed and Numbered Prints)

      Tokyo: Asia Initiative , 2005. Limited Edition . No Binding. Fine. This is a very rare limited edition portfolio of signed and numbered prints by 12 of Japan\'s most important modern master photographers that was released in 2005 with a limitation of 100 with this being number 47. The portfolio is entitled \"Modern Masters of Photography Japan\" and is an incredible production that was issued by the Asia Initiative to raise funds for projects for poverty alleviation in South Asia. Each of the photographers who participated in the project donated the plates and provided some of their most iconic images. The photographers are Masahisa Fukase, Eikoh Hosoe, Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Kikuji Kawada, Daido Moriyama, Shigeichi Nagano, Tadayuki Naito, Tokihiro Sato, Toshio Shibata, Issei Suda, Yoshihiko Ueda, and Hiroshi Yamazaki. Each of the prints measures 19 x 13 inches and is signed and numbered by the photographer (47 of 100). The prints are housed in a custom designed blue anodized aluminum case by Frank la Riviere. The paper for the prints is Hahnmuhle Fine Art Gmbh Photo Rag 460 g/m2 paper and the digital printing, guaranteed for 100 years, is by Epson Pigment Ink Technology. Included in the portfolio is one of Moriyama\'s most iconic images, a print from Kawada\'s Map series, an original signed print from Fukase\'s Ravens, a print from Issei Suda\'s Fushi Kaden, as well as signed prints by truly iconic Japanese photographers Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Eikoh Hosoe, Shigeichi Nagano, Toshio Shibata, as well as the others listed. The print by Fukase contained in this series is one of the final prints that Masahisa Fukase signed; due to his illness Fukase is no longer able to sign any of his works. (Fukase is also the only artist of the twelve who signed his print on the verso (back) rather than the recto (front).) All 12 of the signed prints are in perfect, unused and unmounted condition. The portfolio case is also in MINT condition.

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        Ecriture aux objets d'encre. Mezzotints by Judith Rothchild

      [Octon, France]: Verdigris Press. 2005. One of 40 copies, from a total edition of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, each signed in pencil on the colophon by the author, James Sacre and the artist, Judith Rothchild. Page size: 7-1/2 inches by 8-7/16 inches. Bound: black wrappers with original serigraph print by Judith Rothchild, leporello style, wrappers debossed with title and four small black squares, matching slipcase with original serigraph and debossing, black and gray pastepaper guards, fine. Containing four full-page sequential stilllife mezzotints, commencing with a wood spindle, part of that object appears in next print with pine cone, pine cone repeated in third print with shell, part of shell repeated in last print with another shell that circles in on itself, in all an intriguing procession. The artist has pulled all the prints herself. Handset in Vendome romain and printed on an Albion press by Mark Lintott who has made the slipcase and sleeve. As usual, Ms. Rothchild has infused the inanimate objects pictured herein with a life of their own. Their strong presence compells the reader / viewer ever forward. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9642.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        The Duino Elegies (Signed Limited Edition with 11 Signed Silver Gelatin Prints)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2005. Limited Edition . Hardcover. As New. In 2005, fine press photography book publisher 21st Editions released The Duino Elegies. Limited to 60 copies worldwide, the hand-bound collection contains 11 original silver gelatin prints (ten bound and one free-standing silver gelatin print that is suitable for framing). Each print is fully signed by Josephine Sacabo with the free standing photograph also signed in full on the rectro. This copy, 4 of 60, was presented to Lance Speer (21st Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing) upon completion of the project. While Josephine Sacabos photographs are often visually and psychologically calming, they also resonate with energy. The viewer is continually seduced by her warm tones and elegant figures yet becomes caught up in the pathos just under the surface. These photographs were directly inspired by her passion for Rilkes Duino Elegies. Rilke, a Symbolist like Sacabo, was the finest poet writing in German in the 20th Century, and The Duino Elegies was his masterpiece. This translation by the great Welsh poet Leslie Norris and the noted German scholar Alan Keele renders Rilkes complex and often poorly translated work back into the moving poetry that it is. Each signed and numbered copy of The Duino Elegies is hand-bound and printed in letterpress on handmade cotton rag paper. This gorgeous handmade volume is housed in a custom clamshell box. The book measures 16 x 13.5 inches with each of the 11 fully signed silver gelatin prints measuring approximately 9 x 11 inches. The free-standing silver gelatin print is housed in a folded, letterpress printed presentation folder. The book is signed by Josephine Sacabo, John Wood, the translators Leslie Norris and Alan Keele, and publisher Steven Albahari. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included. The book, prints, and case are all in PRISTINE condition.

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        Naumann, Hermann. - "Mond über Wachwitz".

      . Aquarell, auf Büttenkarton, 2005. Von Hermann Naumann. 65,5 x 51,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links oben signiert und datiert. Versoin Bleistift betitelt. - Sehr gut erhalten. Hermann Naumann (*1930 Kötzschenbroda / heute Radebeul, lebt und arbeitet in Dittersbach-Dürrröhrsdorf). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. 1946 Lehre als Steinmetz und Privatausbildung zum Plastiker bei Burkhart Ebe. 1947-49 Bildhauerlehre bei Herbert Volwahsen. 1950 Aufnahme in den Verband Bildender Künstler Deutschlands (VBKD) und Bezug des Ateliers im Künstlerhaus Dresden-Loschwitz. Seitdem freischaffend tätig. Gleichzeitig Beginn der Beschäftigung mit Malerei und Druckgrafik; erste Ölgemälde und Illustrationen zu Dostojewski. 1952 die brühmte Punzenstich-Folge zu Franz Kafka "Der Prozeß". 1969 Auszeichnung "Schönste Bücher der DDR" für die Illustrationen zu "Meine jüdischen Augen" beim Verlag Philipp Reclam jun. Leipzig. 1977 erste umfassende Retrospektive in der Kunsthalle Rostock, 1988 Retrospektive im Stadtmuseum Bautzen, 2000 Ausstellung zum 70. Geburtstag im Stadtmuseum Dresden, 2010 Ausstellung zum 80. Geburtstag in der Kunsthandlung Koenitz Dresden..

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        Kutschke, Hans. - "Hinter der Treppe".

      . Zeichnung / Kohle & Tusche, 2005. Von Hans Kutschke. 18,5 x 18,5 cm (Darstellung) / 29,7 x 21 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter der Darstellung signiert und datiert. - Sehr guter Zustand. Hans Kutschke (1945 Leitmeritz / Böhmen - lebt und arbeitet in Bautzen und Dresden). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Zeichner. Ausbildung zum Gütekontrolleur. 1967 erfolgreiche Bewerbung an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. 1968 Studienverbot aus politischen Gründen. 1971-74 Abendstudium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste. 1974-75 Restauratorenstudium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Seit 1975 freischaffend tätig. Seit 1981 Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler der DDR. 1980-90 Lehrbeauftragter der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Abteilung Abendstudium in der Außenstelle Bautzen / Nadelwitz. Seit 1984 Leiter der Außenstelle der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden in Bautzen / Nadelwitz. 1987 Umzug nach Dresden. 1993 Erster Preis des Kunstpreises der Kreissparkasse Bautzen..

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        Le Code Voynich

      Jean-Claude Gawsewitch, 2005-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. [Paris]: JC Gawsewitch, Editeur, 2005. 239 p. Text in French and an unknown language. Oversize black cloth with gilt lettering; full-color illustrations. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Lightly bumped corners, else fine. Jacket has very light shelf wear. A very nice copy.The rare first publication of the Voynich Manuscript, which is a hand-lettered codex penned in a completely unknown language.

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