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        Artists and Prostitutes

      Tachen 2006, 2006. LIMITED EDITION, number 741 of 2500 copies, Signed by the photographer. Celebrating the visionary LaChapelle's truly extraordinary portraits, subjects include Tupac Shakur, Madonna, Eminem, Lance Armstrong, Pamela Anderson, Uma Thurman, Elizabeth Taylor, David Beckham, Paris Hilton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hillary Clinton, Muhammad Ali and Britney Spears. Folio, pp.698. Publisher's hardcover volume in a screen-printed clamshell box contained in the original packaging carton (book in protective paper cover). An as new/unused copy (packaging may be slightly dusty). A magnificent example. PLEASE NOTE this oversize item is warehoused and is not available to view in-store.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Vol. 9. (c - cambiÄ re) c-cambiare

      Reichert, L, 2006.. VI S., 1784 Sp. Gewebe. ISBN 3895004111

      [Bookseller: Speyer & Peters GmbH]
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        The Shining Path (Signed Limited Edition with 11 Signed Silver Gelatin Prints)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2006. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine. In 2006, fine press photography book publisher 21ST Editions released The Shining Path. Limited to 50 copies worldwide, the hand-bound collection contains 11 original silver gelatin prints (ten bound and one free-standing hand colored silver gelatin print that is suitable for framing). Each print is fully signed by Brigitte Carnochan with the free standing photograph entitled Purple Grapes also signed in full on the rectro. This copy, 4 of 50, was presented to Lance Speer (21ST Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing) upon completion of the project. The book features textured boards and the free-standing silver gelatin print is housed in a separate folded, letterpress printed presentation folder. The book and print are contained inside a custom-made clothbound clamshell box. Each of the 11 silver gelatin prints is signed on the border. Measuring 15 inches x 13.5 inches, the book is also signed by Bridgitte Carnochan, Paul Peschiere, John Wood, and the publisher, Stephen Albahari. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included.The book and prints are in PRISTINE condition still in the publisher\'s original wooden shipping case. Brigitte Carnochan is one of the most sensual of contemporary photographers and todays leading master at the hand-coloring of photographs. Her work is blended with an epic poem of love, female beauty, and revolution set in Peru and written by Peruvian/British poet and editor Raúl Peschiera. From the Publisher: All those who have seen our fine press books can attest to their impeccable craftsmanship, but with The Shining Path we have reached a new level in a binding made to suggest Peruvian fabric, a typographical layout that recalls the Andes Mountains, and even one of Carnochans original, painstakingly and fully hand-colored photographs.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books ]
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        Correspondence - Jean-Jacques Lebel

      2006 - Three autograph letters, 8vo., on business letterhead, penned by Lebel to the Irish-American artist John French - 1) 4 pages (October 25, 2006); 5 pages (January 10, 2007); 3 pages (May 14, 2007); along with 3 zany autograph postcards and promotional material for various exhibitions of his work. Lebel, the noted French artist, poet, publisher, curator, and political activist, discusses mutual artist-friends, including Erró, books, films, travel, various galleries, and politics. A remarkable archive revealing Lebel's breath of knowledge and creative genius [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Amazing, very large signed book of the history of the first 40 Super Bowl football games, Limited Edition, signed by all the living Super Bowl ?Most Valuable Player? award winners

      Football Signed Book - Super Bowl XL Opus. No place: no publisher, 2006. Large thick folio (20 by 20 inches), original full leather, original silk clamshell box. First edition of this richly illustrated chronicle of the 40 Super Bowls, one of only 400 copies signed by all living Super Bowl ?Most Valuable Player? award winners: Bart Starr, Joe Namath, Len Dawson, Chuck Howley, Roger Staubach, Jake Scott, Larry Csonka, Franco Harris, Lynn Swann, Fred Biletnikoff, Randy White, Terry Bradshaw, Jim Plunkett, Joe Montana, John Riggins, Marcus Allen, Richard Dent, Phil Simms, Doug Williams, Jerry Rice, Ottis Anderson, Mark Rypien, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, Steve Young, Larry Brown, Desmond Howard, Terrell Davis, John Elway, Kurt Warner, Ray Lewis, Tom Brady, Dexter Jackson, Deion Branch and Hines Ward.This lavishly illustrated history features iconic images from the 40 Super Bowls, and includes many previously unpublished photographs by the sport?s leading photographers, incl

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        In Their Own Words: British Women Writers and India 1740 - 1857

      Oxford, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Fine. Nr Fine/Fine 1st edition 2006 Oxford India hardback, unclipped DJ, with illustrations, superb anthology including Eliza Clemens, Fanny Parks, Marianne Postans, Martha Weitbrecht et al. Light signs of usage, imprint of paper clip to title pages and dulling to pages only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0195677080. ISBN/EAN: 9780195677089. Inventory No: 050007..

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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        Calligraphy Collection of Tong Yingqiang

      Singapore: Asian Arts, 2006 Calligrapher's work is greatly influenced by Buddhism, his works are displayed in museums in China and internationally. Interior of book is like new, cover shows wear especially along the edges, but overall fine. Pages ever so slightly rippled. Rare book, only 3000 copies published. Bi-lingual English/Chinese throughout. 324 pages, large format measures 17x11.75 inches.

      [Bookseller: Mango Books]
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        Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

      New York: Knopf, 2006. First edition. First edition, stated. Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket, with the jacket showing only just the amount of wear and rubbing that requires it be mentioned, otherwise fine. Review copy with promotional material and photograph laid in, and signed by the author on the half title, signature and stamp. While there appear to be numerous copies of the UK signed/limited available at any one time, signed copies of the US trade edition are much less common, and copies with review material even more so.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Road

      New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2006. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected proof, blue paper wraps show little wear. Previous owner name on front cover, interior is clean, binding uncreased.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Twilight (SIGNED 1st UK edition in 1st-issue DJ)

      London: Atom, 2006. Book. Near Fine +. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. First U.K. edition SIGNED by Stephenie Meyer on the title page in black ink without personalized inscription (signature only) in first-issue dust jacket. First British edition, first printing, as indicated by the statement "First published in Great Britain in January 2006 by Atom" on the copyright page with no mention of a later printing. Scarce first-state dust jacket with Bella in front of school lockers. Publisher's original 12.99 GBP price on front flap. Dark-red full-cloth hardcover with silver lettering on the spine. Black endpapers. 434 text pages. Condition: NEAR FINE + book in FINE dust jacket. The book's lower corners are just slightly bumped with a couple of minor tiny dings to the bottom rear and top front edges of the boards. The book is otherwise as new, flawless and pristine. Bright and crisp, very tight and square with bright white, spotless outer page edges and an immaculate interior with pristine pages appearing untouched. No previous owner's signature. Dust jacket is very nearly as new and close to pristine. Very bright, crisp and clean with no creasing, tears or surface wear and just a very minor, barely noticeable touch of shelf wear to the spine ends and front top edge. Jacket is protected in a new archival mylar cover. .

      [Bookseller: Odysseus Books]
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        BLIND WILLOW SLEEPING WOMAN. TWENTY-FOUR STORIES

      NY: Knopf, 2006. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Murakami on the title page. Below his signature Murakami has stamped his blue "bunny" chop. Translanted from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Jay Rubin. Spine ends pushed; dustjacket with just noticeable touch of wear at the spine topedge. Tight copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers.  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Hinzelmeier. Mit Linolätzungen von Gisela Mott-Dreizler.

      Witzwort, Quetsche - Verlag für Buchkunst, 2006.. Erstauflage mit diesen Illustrationen. 60 (2) S., illustriert, Fol. (ca. 34 x 22,5 cm), ill. weißer OPappband, roter OSchuber.. Verlagsfrische Neuware, >>> arabisch nummeriertes und von der Künstlerin signiertes Exemplar aus der Auflage C = 1 von nur 24 Exemplaren <<<. Die vorliegende Normalausgabe wurde auf ein 35 g (!)Bibeldruckpapier einseitig gedruckt, deshalb sind die Blätter rechts nicht aufgeschnitten worden. Zur weiteren Information: Die Gesamtauflage betrug auch nur 50 Expl., davon gibt es eine Luxusausgabe mit 10 Exemplaren (= Ausgabe A, bereits seit langem vergriffen) und 8 Expl. einer Vorzugsausgabe mit zusätzlicher Graphik (= Ausgabe B, ebenfalls vergriffen), außerdem 8 römisch nummerierte Bücher, die nicht für den Handel bestimmt sind. 51. Druck der Quetsche, mit 13 ganzseitigen, farbigen Linolätzungen und zahlr. weiteren s/w Linolätzungen im Text von Gisela Mott-Dreizler, Witzwort. Satz aus der Futura Light auf einem Mac OS X, Klischeeherstellung und Druck des Textes sowie der Grafiken durch Reinhard Scheuble in seinen Witzworter Werkstätten, assistiert von Gwynedd Mott, Lüneburg, Bindung durch Michael Knop in Berlin. Verlagsfrische Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT & kunst Annelore Westerheyde]
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        To have and to be : posing nude with big fish. Vorzugsausgabe: Buch und ein beigelegtes, num. und signiertes Set mit 6 farb. Fotos im Format 21,5 x 26,5 cm in einem Stülpdeckelkarton mit Titelschild. Auflage 60 Expl.

      Köln : König, 2006.. Hier Expl. Nr. 48 von 60. Buch hs. num. und wie alle alle Fotographien von G. Kuehn signiert. [54] Bl. : nur Ill. ; 17 cm kart.. neuwertiges Exemplar. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Moser]
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        Building the Times by Annie Leibovitz (Limited Ed.: images from the b&w billboard size photo/poster)

      New York Times 2005 2006 - With b&w images from the very large size offset photograph/poster by Annie Leibovitz; photographs were taken between July 2005 and July 2006, and were displayed outside The New York Times Building construction site in Dec. 2005, titled: "Building the Times"; approximately 9 or 10 sets were printed from the total of 83 original b&w photographs that were displayed of various sizes; it is not signed; paper size: 63-1/2 x 48-1/2in; printed on a thick paper-cloth (washable); the images can easily be trimmed in several fashions and framed separately. Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz started documenting (around Dec.2005) the construction of the 52-story, Renzo Piano-designed steel and glass tower with hundreds of arresting images, 83 of which were displayed on the wooden walls constructed around the site on 8th Ave. between 40th & 41st St. on the pedestrian street-level. These walls were covered with 802 b&w photos of varying sizes (the original 83 images where duplicated around the wall), and arranged in a series of posters that stretch 164 ft across the entire block on the east side of 8th Ave. between W. 40th & 41st Sts, over 300 ft. down W.40th St. and nearly 450 ft. down 41st St. As the building was being completed in early 2007 these billboard posters where removed and are now in varying conditions being exposed to the out door elements. CONDITIONS: left & right white margins slightly trimmed; some smudges to all the white borders; some faint invisible dents- from the back side's dried glue- showing thru out the front image; also a little of the glue has browned on back; otherwise the front image in GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: DR FINE ARTS]
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        [Leibniz] Philosophische Schriften (Band 1, 2, 3, 4 und Essais cplt. in acht Teilbänden)

      Berlin, Akademie, 1. Auflage dieses Reprints, 2006, XXIV, 581; XXXVIII, 759; XXXII, 750; CXXII, 3449; XXX, 596 Seiten, 24 cm, kartoniert. bestens erhaltene Exemplare mit geringsten Gebrauchsspuren, ohne Karton; unterer Schnitt jeweils gestempelt; in Teilen auch in lateinischer und griechischer Sprache; auch in Fraktur. Band 1 1663-1672; Band 2 1663-1672; Band 3 1672-1676; Band 4 1677-Juni 1690 (Teilbände A, B, C und Verzeichnisse); Nouveaux Essais (zusammen acht Bände).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhard]
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        How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life / Signed / ARC / Uncorrected Proof

      New York: Little Brown & Company, 2006 New York: Little Brown & Company, 2006. Author-signed ARC and Uncorrected proof; First Edition, First Printing, so stated, but of course as ARC/proof this precedes the trade first edition. No ISBN yet at the time this was printed, but it would become 0316059889. Signed by the author on the second half-title page (in the case of the ARC, this is 2 pages after the title page). Also laid in is a COA from an autograph examiner, but Viswanathan&#39;s child-like hand is well-known here in any case. Cover design, though not credited in this ARC, by Marie Mundaca. Fine. Octavo, 312 pp. (two less pages than the later hardcover); fronted by a somewhat gushing introduction letter from Little Brown&#39;s Michael Pietsch, which presumably later was something of an embarrassment for him. A very rare signed Advance Review Copy and "proof made from author&#39;s manuscript" of Kaavya Viswanathan&#39;s controversial expedition into - was it plagiarism ? - of two of Megan McCafferty&#39;s neo-chick-lit novels. Passages in in the freshman Harvard prodigy&#39;s novel are so similar to parts of McCafferty&#39;s "Sloppy Firsts" and "Second Helpings." -in some cases, nearly verbatim- that intentional plagiarizing seemed to many to be beyond credibility, lending perhaps-undeserved credence to apologists&#39; theories. Some of those were rather outre: the possibility that the plagiarism was unconscious, that she had been so pressured to succeed since birth by her success-fixated family that "borrowing" was a learned habit. A "Stepford Plagiarism" variation on that latter even posited that such borrowing is actually psychologically programmed in some children in those circumstances, to the degree that they don&#39;t even notice doing it, or at least don&#39;t perceive it as an unacceptable action. The reaction was, in fact, far more interesting than a genre book itself could possibly be. Some comparisons between Viswanathan&#39;s real-life behavior and that of her in-book doppelganger, Opal Mehta, even go so far as to imply that Viswanathan was, in fact, living her novel intentionally. There hadn&#39;t been time for much in the way of organized signing when the publicity hit and Little Brown pulled the title from dealer&#39;s shelves, hence - scarce. L64

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Eine ungehaltene Predigt: und andere Essays

      Waldkirch Verlag, 2006.. 123 Seiten Taschenbuch.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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        Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Philosophische Schriften. Reprint / Philosophische Schriften 1663-Juni 1690 und Nouveaux Essais. Kassette.

      Akademie Verlag Berlin, 2006.. 8. Teilbände in Kassette. Philosophie; Philosophie der Neuzeit ISBN 9783050042770

      [Bookseller: Speyer & Peters GmbH]
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        Die Microsoft .NET-Bibliothek. Die Microsoft .NET-Bibliothek

      Addison-Wesley, München 2006. Gebundene Ausgabe - Sehr schönes, innen wie außen sauberes Exemplar!!! Ungelesene Ausgabe in Topzustand. Buchrücken und Schutzumschlag sind unbeschädigt. Seiten sind sauber und weisen weder Notizen noch Knicke irgendwelcher Art auf..

      [Bookseller: Der-Philo-soph]
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        The Last Unicorn: The Lost Version

      Burton, MI: Subterranean Press. As New/As New. 2006. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 9781596060838 Signed by Author Scarce. Signed by the author and numbered copy 443 of 1000 on the colophon page, which in this special signed and limited edition is located at the front of the book. A pristine, unread copy of this early first take on the beloved classic, The Last Unicorn. Available to readers for the first time in this beautiful Subterranean Press edition, with an introduction and commentary by the author. 92p. .

      [Bookseller: Parnassus Books]
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        Naumann, Hermann. - "Sommer in Dittersbach".

      . Aquarell, auf Büttenkarton, 2006. Von Hermann Naumann. 34 x 28,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 50 x 41,5 cm (Trägerblatt). Rechts unten signiert und datiert. Auf dem Trägerkarton links unten in Bleistift betitelt. - Auf Trägerkarton aufgezogen. 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..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Kretschmer, Katharina. - "In Gedenken an die Geschwister Scholl IV".

      . Holzschnitt, 2006. Von Katharina Kretschmer. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 2/5. 71,0 x 33,8 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 90 x 50 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter dem Druckstock in datiet, mittig betitelt und links mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen, dazu Prägestempel. - Sehr schönes Exemplar. Tadelloser Zustand. Katharina Kretschmer (*1971 Dresden, lebt und arbeitet in Dresden). Deutsche Malerin und Grafikerin. 1991-94 Studium an der Burg Giebichenstein in Halle u.a. bei Frank Ruddigkeit und Ronald Paris. 1994-97 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden bei Claus Weidensdorfer. 1997-99 Aufbaustudium bei Ronald Paris an der Burg Giebichenstein in Halle. Seit 1998 freischaffend. Seit 1999 im Sächsischen Künstlerbund und im Neuen Sächsischen Kunstverein. 2011 Arbeiststipendium der Stadt Dresden.; 25.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Integriertes Kunden-, Kanal- und Partnermanagement in der Finanzdienstleistungsbranche. Schriftenreihe innovative betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis

      Hamburg : Kovac, 2006.. XXXVII, 186 S. : graph. Darst. , 21 cm kart.. NEUwertiges Buch mit geringen Lagerspuren. Versand SOFORT weltweit. Rechnung mit ausgewiesener MwSt. auf Ihren Namen oder Ihre Firma liegt bei. Worldwide shipping with invoice.

      [Bookseller: Mosakowski & Stiasny GbR]
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        To Have and to Be. Posing Nude with a Fish: Gary Kuehn/Sara Bereza. SIGNED.

      Cologne, 2006 - Cologne, 2006. Black cardboard box with a sticker with letterpress on front panel, 26,8 x 21,8 x 2,3 cms., containing a book, photo-pictorial wrappers over limp boards, 16 x 12 cms., 110 pp. with 43 color illustrations, signed and numbered in pen by Kuehn on title-page + a set of 6 original color photographs printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper, each 26,5 x 21,5 cms., each signed in pen by Kuehn on the reverse. Copy from an edition of only 60 copies in mint condition. Wrapped in the original publisher's transparent wrapping paper, titled and numbered by hand on the edge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        The Road

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. First edition of the author&#39;s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Bookplate signed by Cormac McCarthy laid in. The Road is the most readable of [McCarthy&#39;s] works, and consistently brilliant in its imagining of the posthumous condition of nature and civilization" (The New York Times Book Review).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Sonnets of Shakespeare (Signed Limited Edition, 11 Signed Platinum Prints)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2006. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine. In 2006, fine press photography book publisher 21st Editions released The Sonnets of Shakespeare. Limited to 65 copies worldwide, the hand-bound collection contains 11 original platinum prints (ten bound and one free-standing platinum print entitled, El Mundo, Suiza that is suitable for framing). Each print is initialed by Flor Guarduno with the free standing photograph signed in full on the rectro. This copy, 4 of 65, was presented to Lance Speer, 21st Editions Contributing Editor and Director of Marketing, upon completion of the project. Each signed and numbered copy of The Sonnets of Shakespeare is hand-bound and printed in on hand-made paper. Measuring 16 x 16 inches, this gorgeous handmade volume is bound in hand-made paper with a leather spine and along with the free-standing platinum print is housed in a custom clamshell box. The book is signed and numbered by Flor Garduno, John Wood (who wrote the introduction), and the publisher, Steven Albahari on the limitation page. A Letter of Provenance from Lance Speer is included. The book, clamshell case, and prints are in pristine condition. From the introduction by John Wood, \"Flor Garduño is most well-known for her intense, deeply moving images from Latin America and her elegant but erotic nudes. The most distinctive quality of her work is its genuine freshness. It is the mark of a great artist to be able to look at what we all know and have seen yet give us something new, something we have never seen before. To be able to do it with the nude and with native peoples, two of the most overworked and, therefore, most dif?cult subjects in photography, demonstrates not only genius but an inventiveness seldom encountered. Most photographers do not see through their own eyes but create work that looks like the work of other photographers. They may possess considerable technique and craft, but what is missing is a distinct style, a singular voice, an original vision. Seeing with one\'s own eyes is one of the most difficult tasks for any artist but especially the photographic artist because every photographer\'s head is filled with tens of thousands of photographs she or he has seen. The question is how one can see afresh in the midst of so much visual clutter - wonderful clutter, of course - Le Gray, Le Secq, Watkins, O\'Sullivan, Coburn, Kühn, Weston, Sudek, Hosoe, Witkin, and on and on - but clutter none-the-less. There is, of course, no easy way to discover or shape an original Vision. That is the gift no teacher can give.\"

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.

      Crown, New York 2006 - First edition Octavo, original black boards with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by Barack Obama using his full name; not just his usual initials. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics&#151;a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans. Lucid in his vision of America's place in the world, refreshingly candid about his family life and his time in the Senate, Obama here sets out his political convictions and inspires us to trust in the dogged optimism that has long defined us and that is our best hope going forward. The Chicago Tribune explained straightforwardly that it is a "political biography that concentrates on the senator's core values." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Sour Puss. A Mrs. Murphy Mystery. Illustrations by Michael Gellatly.

      New York, Bantam, 2006.. 246 pp, Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband, DJ antiquarisch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, good copy, bon etat, K3050 ISBN 055380362X.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        The Moscow Vector.

      New York (USA), St.Martin's Paperbacks, 2006.. 456 pp, 8°, Softcover/Paperback antiquarisch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, good copy, bon etat, K2975 ISBN 0312990715.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Flowers of Evil (11 Fully Signed Platinum Prints, Unique BAT)

      South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions , 2006. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. In 2006, renowned fine press photography book publisher 21ST Editions released Flowers of Evil. This oversized handmade book, in an edition of only 60 signed and numbered copies, featured the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and was illustrated with 10 bound original platinum prints and 1 free standing platinum print entitled Man and Woman No. 24. The prints are among Japanese master photographer Eikoh Hosoes most classic and sought after images. The platinum prints were produced by Stan Klimek of Stan Klimek Studios. This copy is the BAT (Bon a Tirer) copy of the book that was presented to Stan Klimek upon completion of the project. Each of the platinum prints is fully signed by Eikoh Hosoe. Please note that in the other copies of the book the prints are initialed by Hosoe and not fully signed. The edition is a work of art unto itself. The book and print are contained in a deep purple-red raw silk-covered clamshell box (18.25 x 15.25 inches) with magnetized hinged clasp and title stamped in black on the cover, lined with red velvet and with Japanese title blind-stamped inside the lid. The book is a hardcover of matt black anodized aluminum boards with the title printed in Japanese in glossy black on the cover with a black leather spine. The book and prints measure 12.5 x 16 inches (landscape). The text was handset by the Press & Letterfundry of Michael and Winifred Bixley, letter pressed on 100% cotton Cranes Rag Paper at KatRan Press by Michael Russem. The master bookbinder for the twelve bound images was Mark Tomlinson, working with a design by Skolkin and Chickey. As previously stated, the master printmaker for the platinum prints was Stan Klimek of Stan Klimek Studios. The edition features 10 bound platinum prints by Eikoh Hosoe as well as a freestanding, signed platinum print, Man and Woman No. 24 (5.625 x 9 inches), signed in kanji in pencil on the lower right margin by Hosoe, and contained in a separate protective folder. The free standing print is suitable for framing. The book has been signed in pencil on the colophon page by Eikoh Hosoe, John Wood (editor), and Steven Albahari (publisher). As mentioned previously, each of the platinum prints is signed in kanji on the lower right margin by Eikoh Hosoe. This is the only book containing fully signed platinum prints. All other copies are only initialed. BAT is a French acronym for Bon a Tirer (good to pull) a term that is used in the time honored print making tradition. The BAT is created by the Master Printer through the proofing process in collaboration with the artist or estate. Once the artist is satisfied with the print he will sign on the print BAT with his signature or if there was an estate it will be blind stamped. Once all of the BATs are signed these BATs become the reference prints for the edition to match. When the printer is finished printing the edition, the BATs and the completed prints are sent to the artist whereupon the artist will examine each print and compare it to the BAT before signing. The BAT is unique in that it is the genesis of the limited edition through the discovery of the printmaking process with the artist/printer collaboration. There is only one BAT created and it is gifted to the printer from the artist as a time honored way of thanking the printer. Upon completion of the project, 21ST Editions publisher Steven Albahari presented the BAT to Stan Klimek. A Letter of Provenance from Stan Klimek is included with this edition as well as a letter from the publisher Steve Albahari to Stan Kilimek thanking him for his work on the project.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        A Darkling Plain - Signed and remarqued with a beautiful illustration by the author

      Scholastic Press 2006 - 1st edition, 1st printing UK HB. Signed to the title page and remarqued with a superb sketch by Philip himself. Philip is one of the worlds top children's authors and is an excellent illustrator. The book will be packed with the utmost of care. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: UK-Bookworm]
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        Die Bibel. Einheitsübersetzung der Heiligen Schrift. Mit Bildern von Friedrich Hechelmann.

      Augsburg, Pattloch 2006.. 4°. 1279 S. mit 12 Karten, 4 Bl., 49 Farbtafeln, 8 S. "Werkstattheft" mit Abbildungen, OHlwd. mit blindgeprägter, goldgehöhter Deckelillustration. Als Schutz dient eine Acrylglasplatte, aus der die Form der Illustration herausgefräst wurde. Tadelloses Exemplar in Leinen-Kassette.. * Eins von 300 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe ("Künstlerausgabe") im Sondereinband, auf dem ersten Blatt vom Künstler signiert. Beiliegt eine Orig.-Farbserigraphie, auf Bütten gedruckt, numeriert u. ebenfalls signiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        Albert Oehlen. I Will Always Champion Bad Painting

      Whitechapel / Arnolfini 2006 - Still in original shrink-wrap. Published on the occasion of the exhibitions. &#145;I Will Always Champion Good Painting. I Will Always Champion Bad Painting&#146;. Illustrated in colour. Includes Albert Oehlen in conversation with A Tarsia. Scarce in this condition. HB 280x240, 110pages Fine in Fine Dustwrapper ISBN 0854881514 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bruce Holdsworth]
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        The Road

      Picador, 2006. First British Edition (first printing). The tenth novel by the author of BLOOD MERIDIAN and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, the story of a father-and-son in a future burned America. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and basis for the film. This is one of the few copies signed by McCarthy on a bookplate that was made available by his agent for a handful of British bookshops upon publication. Fine/Fine but for very slight browning of the pages. Signed by McCarthy on the bookplate attached to the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, THOUGHTS ON RECLAIMING THE AMERICAN DREAM

      New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title-page.. A crisp and clean copy throughout. This is the first edition, eighteenth printing. Written while President Obama was still the junior Senator from Illinois.376pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition, Later Printing. Paper-Covered Boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Roy Benson by Starlight

      The Miracle Factory, 2006 800 pages, 1 DVD. The book, the slipcase and the DVD are in perfect condition, unmarked and clean, as new. Limited edition (#65 of 100). Signed by both authors. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Greenfield and Elliot

      2006. Fine condition.. 16 x 20 signed C-print. Number 3 of the edition of 10.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA Signed, Lined & DALEK! Doodled UK First Edition

      Gollancz 2006 - First UK edition with full number line. First book in the Gentleman Bastard Sequence published in 2006 by Gollancz. A very collectable title that is not only signed by Scott Lynch but also doodled with a doodle of a Dalek and humorously inscribed three times with the following statements: "You will be subjected to cruel and unusual media tie-ins.", "Locke Lamora Vs The DALEKS.", "Coming in Autumn of approximately never to a bookstore near you!". Quite possibly a uniquely doodled, inscribed book. A fine hardcover in a like dustwrapper.***************PACKED IN A BOX WITH PLENTY OF PROTECTION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anderida Books]
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        R.O.W. (Right of Way) A Consideration of the Right of Way Rules for Sailboats

      San Francisco: Pacific Editions, 2006 San Francisco: Pacific Editions. 2006. One of 12 copies only, all on Rives BFK paper, each signed and numbered by Charles Hobson and Kay Bradner (who collaborated on the design of the linoleum block print). Page size: 18 inches x 9 inches when closed and folded into 8 leaves and when opened fully 7-1/2 feet. There is a title page and page of text and a colophon page as well as the 8-page folded print. Bound: blue cloth spine, coastal map over boards on covers with white label printed in black on front cover, housed in translucent plastic slipcase fastening with cleat and sailing line on foredge, fine.The central image of this book is a three foot square relief print that was created as part of a program at the San Francisco Center for the Book. It was original printed in 2005 by a steamroller at Carolina and 16th Streets, San Francisco. Kay Bradner cut the linoleum block and printed it; Charles Hobson designed the book and assembled it with the assistance of Alice Shaw. The print, at first glance, seems to show a pleasant Sunday afternoon of sailing on the San Francisco Bay. However, the position of the sailboats has been established to illustrate some of the most basic right of way rules. The rules themselves are actually embedded in the image in small window openings cut into the print. As usual with books from Pacific Editions, all is meticulously crafted, disparate elements aesthetically incorporated into a beautiful book. Both artists have a passion for the water and the vessels that move on it. Charles Hobson's extensive output has, as a base, the juxtaposition of word and image. He is a faculty member at the San Francisco Art Institute and at one time raced a Cal 20 sailboat on the San Francisco Bay where he had first hand experience with the application of the right of way rules. As with other books from Pacific Editions, this, too, must be experienced. Turning the pages, opening the "rules" windows, and reveling in the deep blue of the print brings a land-locked person as close to the water as is possible. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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        12 O'Clock News.

      Verdigris Press [2006], [Octon, France] - One of 10 copies from a total edition of 50, all on Hahnemuhle paper, signed by the artist, Judith Rothchild and the printer / binder, Mark Lintott; this is one of 10 deluxe copies with an original copper plate and additional mezzotint, 40 regular copies also were made. In addition 20 suites of prints from the original copper plates were printed. Page size: 11-1/2 inches x 16-7/8 inches. Bound by Mark Lintott: original gray-green paper over boards, paper has been silk-screened with yellow moon and title printed in khaki green with exposed sewing in ivory linen thread, blood red cloth hinges, red paper spine with title printed in black with author and artist's name, blood red endpapers, housed in publisher's matching clamshell box, fine. Illustrated by Judith Rothchild and designed by Judith Rothchild and Mark Lintott, including three original mezzotints, pulled from three copper plates, two full page and the other copper plate cut into eight sections and each of the eight plates separately re-printed and inserted in the text corresponding to the indications given by the author. The text is set in Vendome Romain and was printed on an 1867 Albion press by Mark Lintott, who also made the bindings, slipcases and boxes. The date of publication, according to the artist and printer, was February 5, 2006, which was the third anniversary of Colin Powell's speech to the UN Security Council. Parts of that speech are printed in black on the blood red recto of the rear free endpaper. 12 O'CLOCK NEWS was originally published in GEOGRAPHY III in 1976. Elizabeth Bishop's prose poem, certainly surreal in outlook, with a great sense of irony as well as parody, takes a look at the author's desk top, but isolating images and viewing them as minutia. The results, as detailed in Bishop's "new report," could not be any more wrong. The parallel with the American Secretary of State's speech at the U.N. is devastatingly obvious. See an Image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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