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        Entre trace(s) et signe(s)

      Peter lang, 2005. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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        La Renaissance italienne: Archi

      Editions Place des Victoires, 2005. in4 Relié jaquette. La Renaissance italienne appartient aux époques les plus brillantes de la culture européenne. L'intérêt que les historiens de l'art et le grand public portent aux trecento, quattrocento et cinquecento, si extraordinairement riches au regard de la création artistique, ne s'est jamais démenti. Les importants travaux de restauration menés dans la chapelle Sixtine, de 1980 à 1994, sont venus confirmer cet attrait, tout en révélant sous un jour nouveau les fresques de Michel-Ange. Autour de quatre thèmes majeurs l'architecture, la sculpture, la peinture et le dessin, le présent ouvrage invite le lecteur à une promenade culturelle dans les grands centres de la Renaissance que sont Florence, Rome ou Venise. Les nombreuses illustrations et les analyses détaillées se conjuguent pour offrir une présentation complète des œuvres et l'on appréciera le soin pris par les auteurs à replacer les créations dans le contexte historique et spirituel de l'époque. Ainsi l'on apprendra que certaines évolutions décisives, communément attribuées à la Renaissance, remontent, en fait, au bas Moyen Age. L'ouvrage passe en revue les artistes qui ont donné les impulsions majeures et met l'accent sur l'étendue réelle des innovations. En ceci, il s'éloigne d'une image idéalisée de la Renaissance, forgée au XIXe siècle. Mais pour apprécier et admirer les œuvres du Rinascimento, il n'est nullement besoin de croire au miracle culturel.

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        Oh Soft and Gentle Melancholy

      Seattle, 2005. One-of-a-kind. Three scrolls, each 1 x 7'. Sumi-e ink and mineral paint on hand-made Japanese mulberry paper, with black Arches paper ends constructed to support the dowels which allow them to hang Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        The Naked and the Dead

      New York: Henry Holt, 2005. First edition of the 50th Anniversary Edition of Mailer's classic World War II novel. Thick octavo. Original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author who has transcibed the first lines of this title as follows, "All over the ship, all through the convoy there was a knowledge that in a few hours some of them were going to be dead." The Naked and the Dead follows the story of an army platoon of foot soldiers fighting for the Japanese island of Anopopei. "The best novel to come out of the . . . war, perhaps the best book to come out of any war."—San Francisco Chronicle

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE PLAYBOY BOOK: FIFTY YEARS THE COMPLETE PICTORIAL HISTORY

      Berlin, Germany: Taschen/Playboy Enterprises, 2005. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Berlin, Germany: Taschen/Playboy Enterprises, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 480 pages. Retrospective volume on the iconic magazine. Based upon the 1984 retrospective volume, "The First Forty Years", Hugh Hefner himself considers this New And Updated Edition to be the single best book on his legendary creation. The First TASCHEN Edition. Published simultaneously in English, German, French, and Spanish as hardcover originals only. The edition size is not specified. A brilliant production by Benedikt Taschen: Oversize-volume format. Black hard boards with white titles printed on cover and spine, as issued. Introduction by Hugh Hefner. Text by Gretchen Edgren. Contributions by various writers, celebrities, artists, cartoonists, and photographers. Playboy Trivia, List of Playmates, and invaluable Index appended at the end. Printed on thick glossy stock paper in Cologne, Germany to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents and reproduces some of the finest and most representative pages of Playboy Magazine with a running commentary by Gretchen Edgren. Every page contains unforgettable, now-classic illustrations, original art, film stills, cartoons, excerpts of articles, interviews, and other literary pieces as well as the signature Playboy Playmate Centerfolds, covering the second half of the 20th American Century to the Present (1950&#39;s to The New Millennium). "Relive Playboy&#39;s fifty-year history with this sweeping retrospective of the ground-breaking magazine that grew from Hugh Hefner&#39;s pet project into an icon as recognizable as Disney and Coca-Cola. Visit Hef&#39;s Playboy Mansion, canoodle with his delectable Bunnies, tour the DC-9 Big Bunny jet, experience the sizzling atmosphere of the Playboy Clubs, read the best Playboy interviews, original fiction and humor, cackle at the irreverent cartoons and social satire pieces and - of course - admire each Playmate of the Month since the first issue (602 in all). All of the magazine&#39;s most glorious moments are in this extravaganza of Playboy nostalgia" (Benedikt Taschen). An absolute "must-have" title for Playboy Magazine and erotica collectors. <b><i> This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed in black pen-marker on the title page by Hugh Hefner. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page or bookplate, as many Playboy books are. Now reclusive, Hugh Hefner launched the book at the Taschen Store Beverly Hills, a rare and one-time-only appearance for the book, during which his signature was obtained. This title is a modern erotica classic. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 1500 photographic plates and hundreds of illustrations. One of the most influential editor/publishers and popular icons of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. . ISBN 3822839760.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        THEN & NOW: HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD, 1973-2004

      Gottingen, Germany: Gerhard Steidl Druckerei Und Verlag, 2005. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Gottingen, Germany: Gerhard Steidl Druckerei Und Verlag, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 148 pages. Artist Book. One of the most important art and photography books of our time. The first and only edition. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The edition is now very scarce. A brilliant production by Ed Ruscha and Gerhard Steidl: Oversize-volume format. As if to make a statement about the "weight" of time&#39;s passage, it is a huge book that weighs 7 pounds. Cream cloth boards with titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Art by Ed Ruscha. There is no text. Cardboard slipcase with black titles on one side. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Gottingen, Germany to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents one of Ed Ruscha&#39;s most stunning Artist Books ever, well worth the 27-year wait. In July, 1973, Ruscha, "loading a continuous strip of 30 feet of Ilford FP-4 black-and-white film into his Nikon F2 and then mounting it on a tripod in the bed of a pickup truck", drove back and forth across the 12 miles of street, shooting both the North and South sides of its entire length. The negatives were developed and the materials placed in storage. Thirty years later, in 2003, a digital record of Hollywood Boulevard was created and it served as a reference guide for a film documentary in 2004. The resulting materials of both shoots have been scanned and digitally composed into four panoramics of the complete twelve miles. The original 1973 North side view is shown along the top of the page and juxtaposed with its 2004 version. The panoramics face each other and they are aligned" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). While the sheer size of this book departs from his small, cheaply produced, and now-iconic Artist Books, it remains a continuation of Ruscha&#39;s Artist Book aesthetics simply because his whole art is deeply rooted in graphic design. His genuine understanding of and fondness for the singular gaudiness of American culture is also self-evident. "Good art should elicit a response of &#39;Huh? Wow! &#39; as opposed to &#39;Wow! Huh? &#39; " (Ed Ruscha). When one sees Ed Ruscha&#39;s "Then & Now", the response after "Huh?" can only be "Wow!" . An absolute "must-have" title for Ed Ruscha collectors. <b><i>This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed in black pen on the front free endpaper by Ed Ruscha. Ruscha&#39;s signature on this copy is one of the most beautiful we have ever seen. This title is a contemporary art and photography classic. This is one of very few signed copies still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </B></i> 4500 black-and-white and 13000 color plates. Four of Ed Ruscha&#39;s Artist Books were selected as among the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest living artists. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ED RUSCHA TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3865211054.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        Twilight

      Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: M T Books / Little Brown & Co, 2005. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by the Author. Advance Review Copy. Unread. No fanning to the text. In mint condition. Signed by the author with full signature rather than the common initials. Extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Southern Books]
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        In His Own Words

      West Plains: Russ Cochran,, 2005. Quarto. Original blue boards with photographic illustration laid onto front cover, titles to front cover and spine gilt. With the publisher&#39;s slipcase with photographic illustration laid onto the front and titles to spine gilt. Fine in fine slipcase. First edition, first printing. Limited to 1500 copies signed by Les Paul. Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country and blues songwriter, selling millions of recordings with his wife Mary Ford in the 1950s. He was also a luthier and was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. The Gibson Les Paul is still one of the most popular guitar choices of today.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Penn State Law Review. Vols. 1 to 109 (1897-2005)

      2005. Penn State Law Review. Carlisle, PA: The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University. Vols. 1 to 109 (1897-2005). Cloth. Ex-library, very good. * Title varies: Vols. 1-12 (1897-1909) as The Forum; Title varies: Vols. 13-107 (1910-2003) as Dickinson Law Review; Vols. 108-109 Penn State Law Review. Founded in 1897, the law review published by The Dickinson School of Law is one of the oldest in the nation. The Penn State Law Review was published as the Dickinson Law Review until 2003, when the name of the publication was changed to reflect The Dickinson Law School&#39;s merger with Penn State University. The Penn State Law Review serves the legal profession and the community by presenting analysis and commentary on current legal topics. The Law Review is published four times annually. Recent editions have featured extensive discussions on such topics as attorney liability to estate beneficiaries, legal skills training, and the political question doctrine. The Law Review is held in high esteem in the legal community. Its articles and student-written comments often are cited in court opinions, legal journals, treatises, and casebooks.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        VISIONAIRE NO. 45: KIDROBOT - MORE TOYS (YELLOW) + MORE TOYS (BLUE) - COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES

      (VISIONAIRE). Gan, Stephen, Editor. VISIONAIRE NO. 45: KIDROBOT - MORE TOYS (YELLOW) + MORE TOYS (BLUE) - COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES. New York: Visionaire Publishing, 2005. First Editions 1/2500. Narrow Oblong Folio. Loose Contents in a Box. Fashion Quarterly. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. Two individual sets of 5 polychrome vinyl figures each housed in a cardboard and plastic case, with a leporello pamphlet laid in. Published in an edition of two thousand, five hundred copies, this is the forty-fifth installment of everyone&#39;s favorite long-running luxe fashion quarterly, For this fun issue Visionaire has once again collaborated with vanguard toy manufacturer Kidrobot to create an original Visionaire soft vinyl figure, then further collaborated with ten world renowned fashion designers to customize that figure into ten different characters. The issue is released in two different versions (one blue, one yellow) limited to two thousand, five hundred copies each containing five toys, with an accompanying booklet picturing all ten designs. The characters and booklets are packaged inside a molded plastic and cardboard case. The yellow set features the designs by Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Comme des Garcons, Christian Lacroix for Emilio Pucci, and Maison Martin Margiela, while the blue includes John Galliano, Helmut Lang, Jean Paul Gaultier, Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani. Kidrobot is the world&#39;s premier creator of limited edition art toys designed by world-renowned artists with backgrounds in graffiti and fine art, illustration, graphic and industrial design, and music. A pristine numbered example of each of the Yellow and Blue toys (#1245/2500 Yellow + 0844/2500 Blue) still in the publishers bubble-wrap, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1-888645-52-0 Inventory Number: 022370&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        A Man Without a Country

      NY: Seven Stories Press. (2005). A collection of essays and, as it turned out, the author&#39;s swan song. Signed by the author with a self-caricature. Fine in a fine dust jacket and custom slipcase. Very few copies of this title were signed. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Ecriture aux Objets D'Encre.

      2005 - An original text by James Sacré, written to a series of 4 mezzotints by Judith Rothchild. Printed in the form of a leporello in 50 copies on Hahnemuhle paper (this no.16, signed by the author and the artist). 19 x 21.5 cms. Loose as issued in the original screenprinted wrappers and slipcase printed by the artist, marbled endpapers by the printed Mark Lintott and the artist. Octon, Verdigris. May The four mezzotints show five different objects of different periods and continents which fold out to form of unity of similar volumes an helixes.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA ILAB BA]
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        Irving Penn: Platinum Prints

      Yale University Press, 2005-07-10. Oversized Hardback.. As New condition./As new condition dust jacket.. B&W Photographs.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote

      London: The Folio Society. F. 2005. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Full goatskin with a design by Quentin Blake to upper board, teg, internally clean and bright, illustrated with plates by Quentin Blake, No.1214 of an edition of 1250 copies. Book contained in a cloth covered clam-shell box which also contains a 15pp. booklet entitled "Reading Don Quixote". This edition was published to mark the 400th anniversary of the books original publication. Heavy item, may incur additional shipping costs for international delivery., tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall, xxxix + 769 pp .

      [Bookseller: double B books]
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        The Lost Journals of Sacajewea

      Berkeley, CA: Editions Koch, 2010. Limited Edition. Leather Bound. Fine. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Full limp leather binding. 4to. 80pp. Illus. Numbered limited edition, this being 30 of 65 copies. The Lost Journals of Sacajewea began as a project during the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. In the Spring of 2005, the Missoula Museum of Art had two exhibitions running simultaneously that were critical responses to the celebratory afflatus that customarily surrounds such events. I was at the museum to open my exhibition Nature Morte when I saw, hanging in the next gallery, a fragment of a poem that accompanied Native Perspectives on the Trail: A Contemporary American Indian Portfolio. I was introduced to the author, Debra Magpie Earling, and based on that fragment, I proposed a collaboration. Over the next few years we met occasionally and worked sporadically on the concept while we each pursued our own busy and demanding schedules. By 2006 Debra had completed the writing, and in 2009 I collected the last photographs that I wished to accompany the text. Printing began in late 2009 and was completed in January 2010.& & Debra is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. She has been published in journals and anthologies and her novel Perma Red received the American Book Award, the Mountains and Plains Bookseller Association Award, and a Spur Award. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. [Artist Statement]& & The typeface is a version of the historic Fell types presumed to be the work of Dutch punchcutter Dirck Voskens and interpreted by Jonathan Hoefler in a conscious attempt to reproduce the imperfect image that the Fell types left on paper when printed in the 18th Century. The Fell types have been described as &#147;retaining a retrogressive old-style irregularity&#148; which somehow seems appropriate given our purpose here in this book.& & The text is printed on Twinrocker Da Vinci hand-made paper at Peter Koch Printers and bound at the press by Jonathan Gerken. The smoked buffalo rawhide cover paper was designed and hand-made by Amanda Degener especially for this edition at Cave Papers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.The spine is beaded with trade beads and small caliber cartridge cases. The images were prepared by Donald Farnsworth at Magnolia Editions and printed on Kozo hand-made paper with the assistance of Jonathan Gerken and Tallulah Terryll.

      [Bookseller: Lux Mentis, Booksellers]
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        Memoirs of Civil War Generals: Sherman Memoirs, Longstreet - From Manassas to Appomatax,Chamberlain - Bayonets Forward, Early Memoirs, Grant Personal Memoirs,Robert E. Lee Memoirs 6 Volumes

      The Easton Press 2005 - A set from easton press on the memoirs of Civil war Generals. All the Easton niceties present, i.,e. full leather A.E.G., raised bands and silk marker. All books are in fine condition, the owner proudly telling me that he read none of them. Time for them to be read and owned by someone who will appreciate these lovely books. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Culpepper Books]
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        A Shiver; SIGNED 1st/1st

      Clutag Press 2005 - Signed by Seamus Heaney to the title page. A fine, unread copy of a first edition, first impression large format paperback original with card covers. All books are swathed in biodegradable bubble wrap and posted in strong, custom made book boxes to ensure undamaged delivery. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blaeberry Books]
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        CELEBRATING ARTIST MEMBERS: 30TH ANNIVERSARY BROADSIDE PORTFOLIO

      (New York: Center for Book Arts. 2005). rectangular 4to., lavender Fabriano Tiziano paper covered storage box with deep rose cloth spine, cream color paper title label with rose colored lettering, Velcro closure. not paginated.. This special limited edition portfolio features the work of the artist members of The Center for Book Arts. Each participating artist submitted a broadside in an edition of 100. The theme of the project was the celebration of the contributions of the artist members, past and present, to the growth of the Center and the field of book arts over the past 30 years. Includes the catalogue, which opens to a poster where each of the 58 broadsides is illustrated. It also includes an essay by Nina Schneider and a curatorial statement by Roni Gross, Artist Member, who organized the project. Nancy Loeber, Barbara Mauriello, Benjamin Rinehart, and Peter Schell each designed a unique portfolio (edition of 25 each) to house the contributions; this one was designed by Benjamin D. Rinehart.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        AN INTIMATE COSMOGONY COSMOGONIE INTIME

      [Santa Cruz]: Moving Parts Press, [2005].. Folio (37.5 x 25.5 cm). Pictorial stiff wrappers. Illustrated. Fine in card slipcase, and linen covered clamshell box with paper spine label. First edition of these translations by Elizabeth R. Jackson, printed parallel with the French text in an 18 foot long accordion- fold, illustrated with pen and ink drawings by Ray Rice. From a total edition of 96 numbered copies printed in Janson types on Fabriano Artistico paper by Felicia Rice, this is one of 84 copies with the illustrations colored via pochoir, signed by the poet, the translator and the printer. The elaborate prospectus is laid in. Publisher&#39;s price:

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        No Country for Old Men

      New Orleans: B. E. Trice, 2005. Limited edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Limited edition. A fine book in original slipcase. No dust jacket, as issued. An unopened copy in the original shrink wrap. Book as new in quarter leather with marbled boards. This is number 123 of 325 signed limited edition copies. Signed by McCarthy on he limitation page. The basis for the movie directed by the Coen Brothers about a drug deal gone really bad. The movie version of this spare novel won several Academy Awards, including best picture. Signed by the author. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Kurt Vonnegut SIGNED A Man Without A Country First Edition

      Seven Stories Press, 2005. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Fine/Fine. (Current Events / Literature / Humor) VONNEGUT, Kurt. A Man Without A Country. Seven Stories Press, 2005. Octavo (8.75 x 5.75), hardcover, original jacket, signed by author. Signed by Vonnegut with the self caricature drawing! The last book published in Vonnegut&#39;s lifetime it features his hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life, art, politics, himself, and the condition of the soul of America (at the time). Fine/Fine condition!

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        If I Could Just Go Back & Start Again

      London: White Cube,, 2005. Lithograph on thin white wove paper. Sheet size: 59 x 84 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in black wooden frame. Signed and dated lower right by Tracey Emin. A lithograph after an original monoprint. Chosen by Emin in a Guardian article as one of her own six favourite drawings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE MADONNA CHILDREN&#39;S LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET: The English Roses; Mr. Peabody&#39;s Apples; Yakov and the Seven Thieves; The Adventures of Abdi; and Lotsa de Casha

      New York:: Callaway Editions,, 2005. First Edition. Fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 SETS, THIS IS No. 176. HAND SIGNED LETTER FROM MADONNA AND A GICLEE DIGITAL PRINT SIGNED BY THE ARTIST LOREN LONG LAID IN A FOLDER. The print is on Somerset fine-milled paper, suitable for framing. As New First Edition First Printings in As New Dust Jackets of Madonna&#39;s five stories for children (even grown-up ones...). With a two-disc CD collection of the five books narrated by Madonna plus a special CD-ROM with bonus features that includes video footage of Madonna reading "Mr. Peabody&#39;s Apples", video clip from a Today Show interview, an Image Gallery and Downloadable Wallpaper. The entire collection housed in the original fine blue printed box with the image of Madonna and the colophon for the collection on the inside of the box. A wonderful and scarce production.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Stormbreaker / Anthony Horowitz

      London : Walker 2005 - Physical description: 235 p. ; 20 cm. Summary: When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission to Cornwall, where Middle-Eastern multi-billionaire Herod Sayle is producing his state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers. Sayle has offered to give one free to every school in the country - but there's more to the gift than meets the eye. Subjects: Rider, Alex (Fictitious character) - Juvenile fiction. Limited edition: no. 470 of 750. SIGNED by the author. Fine copy in the original silver blocked cloth. In an illus. slipcase which has some light edgewear. Highly uncommon with the original publisher's promotional sash. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 235 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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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.

      - 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.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books]
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        Martin Parr : 7 Colonial Still Lifes.,

      Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 2005, 1. Aufl., 16 pp., with printed pictures & with an orig. photograph, 16,8 x 14,5 cm, OPappband. / Hardcover. (One Picture Book) (1-59005-133-5) - Limited, signed (verso print) edition, this book : Number 361 of 500. (Sehr gut erhalten! / in very good condition) Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hofbuchhandlung Löwenberg - Antiquariat]
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        IN/VISIBLE INVISIBLE Contemporary Art by Arab American Artists Nashashibi

      Dearborn, MI: Arab American National Museum. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0976797704 . Very Good in wrappers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pages .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        THE LINCOLN LAWYER signed 1st + complete set of signed firsts 25+ books

      Little Brown and Company, New York Boston 2005 - A COMPLETE COLLECTED SET OF ALL MICHAEL CONNELLY NOVELS - ALL SIGNED FIRST US TRADE EDITIONS in Near Fine or better condition, both book and DJ. ALL books are hand signed without inscription (signature only). Signatures are signed directly to the title pages. No bookplate signatures. All DJs have price intact and are wrapped in a fresh removable acid free DJ protector. Books are crisp, tight and unread. 25+ books shipped together via UPS. Delivery costs will be additional. Insurance is required. No PO Boxes. Domestic US Shipping only. Sorry, no international shipping. Please e-mail for shipping quote. Will be determined by your location and UPS rates/insurance. This is an awesome set collected over years in Near Fine or better condition, all signed in the first US trade edition, 1st printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        A Man Without a Country [Signed American, Signed British]

      NY/(London): Seven Stories Press/Bloomsbury. (2005/2006). Both the first American edition and the first British edition of this collection of essays. The American edition is signed by the author with a self-caricature and dated 6/17/06; the British edition is signed by the author with a self-caricature and dated 7/12/06. Each is fine in a fine dust jacket and the two are housed together in a custom clamshell case. From the collection of Joe Petro III; the six page Author&#39;s Note at the end of the book is almost entirely devoted to the relationship between Vonnegut and Petro, including the comment that "it seems quite possible in retrospect that Joe Petro III saved my life." Very few copies of this title were signed by Vonnegut, especially the U.K. edition. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Lincoln Lawyer (Signed Limited Edition)

      Los Angeles: Steven C Vascik, 2005. One of 75 copies (this being No. 36) SIGNED and numbered in RED by the author. Fine and unread in full leather and gilt titles and leather slipcase as issued.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Marie; King Solomon&#39;s Mines; Child of Storm; Maiwa&#39;s Revenge; Allan Quatermain; Allan&#39;s Wife - 6 Volume Set [Easton Press]

      Easton Press. LEATHER BOUND. Six volume matched set. Full leather bound with decorative bindings, hubbed spines, gilded page edges, silk moire endpapers, silk reading ribbon, and color frontispieces. In Fine condition, with thin, faint scratches on top page edges but in otherwise Like New condition. . Fine. 2005.

      [Bookseller: Juniper Books LLC]
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        The Last Supper

      London Paul Stolper and Other Criteria,, 2005. Six colour lithograph on 150 gsm silk paper printed both sides. Fine condition. Contemporary Size: 148.5 x 195 cm. An open edition. An unnumbered amount were signed lower right by Damien Hirst.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE STORY OF WALT DISNEY, written by Diane Disney Miller, Personally Hand SIGNED by Miller, the Daughter of Walt Disney, 50th Anniversary Edition of the Theme Park,To mark this momentous occasion, Diane Disney Miller attended a special book signing

      Disney Editions NY 2005 - HB NODJ ISSUED, 2005, 1st Edition THUS, WITH # 1 Intact Number Line, 50th Anniversary Edition of the Theme Park, FINE/F- CONDITION, AS-IS, NOJACKET, Spine has Tiny Tear bottom end, With Color Pictorial SLIPCASE With Walt Disney surrounded by Disney Characters on Front FINE- Condition LIGHT WEAR, Grey Boards with Black Cloth Spine, As told by Walt Disney to Pete Martin, this is an updated version of the original book published in 1955. Newly included is Diane Disney Miller?s description of how this book came to be written. This book is brand new and in mint condition. 290 Pgs, endnotes ,To mark this momentous occasion, Diane Disney Miller attended a special book signing at the Disneyland Hotel for event guests., Walt Disney has been an inspiration to many dreamers for nearly a century. This wonderful biography was compiled from stories told by Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of the famed dreamer. This past July, Disneyland celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Rather than having a dust jacket, the book comes in a hard slipcover featuring classic Disney characters on the front and back. This book was published by other publishing companies in the past, but this is the 1st edition by Disney Editions and is signed by Diane Disney Miller. As told by Walt Disney to Pete Martin, this is an updated version of the original book published in 1955. Newly included is Diane Disney Miller?s description of how this book came to be written. This book is brand new and in Nearmint condition. Newly included is Diane Disney Miller?s description of how this book came to be written. This book is brand new and in NEARmint condition. Illustrations on Slipcase by Disney Storybook Artists, Design Michael Farmer, AUTHOR (born Diane Marie Disney on December 18, 1933) is the elder daughter of Walt Disney and his wife Lillian Bounds Disney. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        The Dead Room (Signed Lettered Edition)

      Mission Viejo, CA: ASAP Press, 2005. First Edition. First Edition. One of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by Bruen, Jason Starr (who wrote the introduction) and Phil Parks (the illustrator). Fine in publisher&#39;s green linen-covered boards and a matching clamshell box with a wooden cross and printed bronze plate affixed to the inside front panel. A Jack Taylor short story.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Valeurs d&#39;amont, la banque populaire du sud-ouest des origines à nos jours

      Offset-service, 2005. in4 Cartonné

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        THE AGE OF ADOLESCENCE: JOSEPH STERLING PHOTOGRAPHS 1959-1964

      Los Angeles, CA: Greybull Press, 2005. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Los Angeles, CA: Greybull Press, 2005. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 133 pages. ISBN 0972778853.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        THE SECRET GARDEN. Publisher's dummy copy.

      - With an original watercolour frontispiece, 3 plates, and pictorial endpapers, all by Charles Mozley, plus printed title page decorated with a floral design in brown [ink?], 2 printed sample text leaves, and numerous binder's blanks; cream papered boards, spine lettered in gilt, the boards decorated with an all-over pattern of gilt leaves and grasses; all edges green; contained within a cream papered solander box, the lid lettered and decorated in gilt, slightly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed; Franklin Watts, New York, n.d. *An elaborately bound dummy for an unissued edition of the children's classic, illustrated by British artist Charles Mozley. Loosely inserted is a handwritten note, dated 10 Feb. 2005, from renowned typographic designer, author, and book collector Ruari Mclean, stating that he received the item from the artist, 'and it was as far as I know never published. I just kept it because I admired it!' Mozley (1914-1994), was a prolific artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, designing over 300 dust wrappers for books, and illustrating many books for adults and children, both in Britain and America. Between the early 1950s and late 1970s, he illustrated over 30 children's books, many for Franklin Watts of New York, including classic such as Black Beauty, Pinocchio, Perrault's Fairy tales, and Sleeping Beauty. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Esther

      London: , 2005. Image size: 21.7 x 19.8 cm. Sheet size: 42.7 cm x 38.8 cm. Etching on Somerset White wove paper. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame. Edition of 25. Initialled in pencil lower left by Freud, numbered lower right.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BILL HENSON: MNEMOSYNE

      (HENSON, BILL). Henson, Bill. BILL HENSON: MNEMOSYNE. Zurich, SWITZERLAND, Berlin, New York & Sydney: Scalo & Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005. First Edition. Oblong Small Folio. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. 504pp, profusely illustrated in color. Designed by Steidl Design, Claas Moller and Bernard Fischer. With an exhibition checklist, exhibition history and bibliography. "Mnemosyne" is noted Australian photographer Bill Henson&#39;s massive hardbound, career-spanning monograph published in conjunction with a 2005 Art Gallery of New South Wales retrospective. It contains over four hundred beautiful reproductions, brief texts by Judy Annear, Jennie Boddington, Edmund Capon, Dennis Cooper, Peter Craven, Isobel Crombie, John Forbes, Michael Heyward, Alwynne Mackie, David Malouf, Bernice Murphy, and Peter Schjeldahl, and an interview with Bill Henson by Sebastian Smee. A most handsome copy. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.: 3-03939-003-1 Inventory Number: 021451&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Kamaitachi

      New York: Aperture, 2005. All elements as new, with no damage to the box.. The deluxe limited American reissue of Hosoe&#39;s 1969 classic. Folio. One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by Hosoe in Japanese on a label affixed to the front pastedown. A tremendous achievement, reproducing in exact detail the feel of the original edition, and including a special clamshell box published only for Aperture, featuring a wild design by Tadanori Yokoo.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Remainder

      Metronome Press, France 2005 - Fine Paperback Original in wraps ( spine very slightly faded, as is usual with this publication ). Signed by the Author. This True First Edition had a small print run of only 750 copies, sold exclusively through a select number of Art Galleries. A Fine Collectible Copy of this Very Scarce book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger's Books]
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        Your Face Tomorrow: Fever and Spear; Your Face Tomorrow: Poison, Shadow, and Farewell

      New York: New Directions, 2005-2009. First edition of each of the author&#39;s novels in his brilliant trilogy. Octavo, original cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Each volume is signed by Marias on the title page in and each are fine in a fine dust jackets. Part spy novel, part romance, part Henry James, Your Face Tomorrow is a wholly remarkable display of the immense gifts of Javier Marias. "A daring masterwork by Javier Marias, Spain&#39;s most subtle and gifted writer." (The Boston Globe). "Your Face Tomorrow is already being compared to Proust&#39;s A la recherche du temps perdu, and rightly so." (The Observer).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        KIKUJI KAWADA: THE MAP (CHIZU)

      (KAWADA, KIKUJI). Kawada, Kikuji. KIKUJI KAWADA: THE MAP (CHIZU). Tucson, AZ & Tokyo: Nazraeli Press & Getsuyosha Ltd., 2005. First Edition Thus 1/500. 8vo. Cloth in Pictorial Slipcase. Photography Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. np, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in Japanese and English. With a chronology. "Originally published on August 6, 1965 - the twentieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima - Kikuji Kawada&#39;s "The Map (Chizu)" is a true icon in the history of photographic publishing. Its status as the "ultimate photobook-as-object", coupled with its scarcity, combined to make it one of the most famous and sought-after photographic publications in existence. "The Map" combines powerful graphic design with a masterful photographic narrative exploring recent Japanese history - its imperialist past, western-influenced popular culture, and brutally violent clash with the United States. The photographs, many visible only with the opening of the multiple double-page gatefolds, capture on high-contrast film scenes of places and objects seared with the memory of horrific wartime events, from the atomic-bomb dome in Hiroshima to a trampled Japanese flag. Nazraeli Press in association with Getsuyosha Ltd. is proud to announce a facsimile reprint of this historic book. This edition is limited to only five hundred copies for distribution in the United States and Europe. Each copy is hand-numbered and signed by the artist, who also oversaw production of the project". A pristine copy of the 2005 NUMBERED AND SIGNED Nazraeli Press edition (whose 1965 Bijutsu Shuppan-sha first edition is cited on pages 286-287 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger&#39;s "The Photobook: A History Volume I" and pages 212-213 of The Hasselblad Center&#39;s "The Open Book") still in the publisher&#39;s shrinkwrap. 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. 1-59005-123-8 Inventory Number: 022018&

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        The Complaint or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality [with &#39;Commentary&#39; volume by Robin Hamlyn]

      London: The Folio Society. F. 2005. Hardcover. 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 &#39;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., In 1795 William Blake was commissioned by a London bookseller to provide illustrations for an edition of Edward Young&#39;s &#39;The Complaint&#39; and Blake produced a series of 537 watercolours, an illustration for every twenty lines of text. The original pages were created by cutting the text from a 1st edition of Young&#39;s poem and mounting that text in a panel in the centre of each painting. The cost of the project, and poor sales meant that only 43 of Blake&#39;s designs were ever engraved, with almost 500 of the images remaining unpublished. These unpublished pages remained in the hands of private collectors until 1929 when they were dontated to the British Museum. This Folio Society edition is the only time all 537 of Blakes images have been published together and in colour. , Folio 13" - 23" tall, [548] & xx + 362 pp .

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        CHIZU ("THE MAP")

      Tokyo, Japan: Getsuyosha/Nazraeli Press, 2005. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Tokyo, Japan: Getsuyosha/Nazraeli Press, 2005. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. 40th-Anniversary Edition of the artist/photographer&#39;s masterpiece. One of the greatest Artist Books of the 20th century. Limited Slipcased Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Published simultaneously but should not be confused with the Japanese Edition of 1000 copies. Both editions are now rare. A stunningly beautiful new production by Kikuji Kawada: Regular-sized volume format. Black cloth boards with metallic-black titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Kikuji Kawada. Pamphlet laid into the slipcase. Pictorial hard board slipcase. Printed using digital-reproduction technology by Kawada himself, who considers the results superior to the 1965 Edition: The plates "have a tonal clarity, warmth, and richness that offset lithography in the 1960&#39;s could not produce". In publisher&#39;s original shrinkwrap. Without DJ, as issued. Presents "Chizu", "the ultimate photobook-as-object", in a definitive new realization. Originally published on August 6, 1965 to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima, the guiding idea of Kikuji Kawada&#39;s memorial is archaeological layering. Using multi-panel foldouts, the "various layers inside peel away like archeological strata. The whole process becomes one of uncovering and contemplating the ramifications of recent Japanese history. Kawada&#39;s photographs are a masterly amalgam of abstraction and realism, of the specific and the ineffable, woven into a tapestry that makes the act of reading them a process of re-creation in itself. In the central metaphor of the map, in the idea of the map as a series of interlocking trace marks, Kawada has conjured a brilliant simile for the photograph itself: Scientific record, memory trace, cultural repository, puzzle, and guide" (Martin Parr and Gerry Badger). An absolute "must-have" title for Kikuji Kawada collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Nazraeli Press Limited Slipcased Edition, labelled as such on the slipcase&#39;s spine ("NZ") in order to distinguish it from the twice-as-many Japanese Edition of 1000 copies, and indicated as such on the Limitation Page. It is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in black ink-pen, kanji style, by Kikuji Kawada. This edition marks the very first time the title has been reissued, mainly in response to the fact that the very few surviving copies of the 1965 First Edition are in fragile, decaying condition yet easily command between $20, 000 and $30, 000. It is highly collectible in its own right. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Slipcased Edition still available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original shrinkwrap, and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 49 plates, 23 foldouts. "Chizu" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest artist/photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. . ISBN 4901477161.

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