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        OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio] [First, Second and Third Series]

      Oxford,UK: Oxford Poetry Magazine, 2006. Book. New. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio] [First Series]. [Broadside Poems by] Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian, Anne Carson, Wendy Cope, Robert Crawford and John Fuller. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio][Second Series]. [Broadside Poems by] M.R. Peacocke, Bernard O' Donoghue, Paul Muldoon,Andrew McNeillie,Kathleen Jamie and Fiona Benson. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio][Third Series]. [Broadside Poems by] George Szirtes,Robert Pinsky, Don Paterson, David Harsent,Lavinia Greenlaw and Asa Boxer. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). First edition, issue "for public sale," limited to 55 numbered sets (numbered 20-74) [published in a total edition of 75 numbered sets (of which "55 sets are offered for public sale") plus 10 sets numbered i-x], with each broadside signed by the author, this is set 70 of the entire series 1 to 3 incusive..

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      London, UK: Penguin Books, 2006. Book. New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Limited edition, #651 of 1000 copies designed by Paul Smith and published to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, bound in purple cloth with a exquisite silk embroidered dustwrapper, by Smith housed in a perspex slipcase. Unopened and still sealed, a collectors copy. A heavy book which will qualify for extra postage..

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        LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: THE PENGUIN BOOKS 60TH ANNIVERSARY ARTIST BOOK

      London, England: Penguin/Penguin Designer Classics, 2006. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/As New Dust Jacket.. London, England: Penguin/Penguin Designer Classics, 2006. Hardcover. As New/As New. First Edition/First Printing. 365 pages. Artist Book. One of the most stunningly beautiful Artist Book interpretations of the classic ever created. Limited Edition of 1000 numbered copies. The edition is now very scarce. An elegant production by Paul Smith: Oversize-volume format. Text by D. H. Lawrence. Art by Sir Paul Smith. White cardboard box. Printed on archival acid-free stock paper in the United Kingdom to absolutely the highest standards. In transparent Plexiglas ("Perspex") box, which serves as the book&#39;s outer DJ. Published on the occasion of Penguin Book&#39;s 60th Anniversary, "Lady Chatterley&#39;s Lover" is one of five classics that the publisher issued in a Limited Edition by commissioning five of the world&#39;s most important artists in their respective fields. The other titles are Gustave Flaubert&#39;s "Madame Bovary", F. Scott Fitzgerald&#39;s "Tender Is The Night: A Romance", and Fyodor Dostoyevsky&#39;s "Crime and Punishment" and "The Idiot" (he is the only novelist to be honored with not one, but two, masterpieces in the Series). In terms of design, "Lady Chatterley&#39;s Lover" is the most delicately beautiful in the Series. While Penguin&#39;s idea was to make these classics collected as a complete set, there is no question that Sir Paul Smith&#39;s contribution has become the single most popular title of the Fab Five. Smith chose the flower symbol (the illicit lovers garland themselves with flowers during lovemaking to express their joy and oneness with each other and with Nature) for his romantic (as opposed to erotic) interpretation: "A cloth jacket is wrapped loosely around the hardback, with the design of flowers which are found in the book and lettering stitched into the cloth, including the Penguin logo on the spine" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). Sir Paul Smith is the single most celebrated fashion designer in the British Classic tradition. His fashion empire includes shops in London as well as Paris, Milan, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, the Philippines, Korea, and Kuwait. He has an incredible 200 shops in Japan alone, where he has a massive following. The ultimate book-as-object, the literary classic-as-work-of-art, worthy of this auspicious celebration and posterity. A "must-have" title for D. H. Lawrence and Paul Smith collectors. <B><i> This copy is Number 880, indicated as such on the Front Limitation Page. By special arrangement with Penguin, Sir Paul Smith numbered and signed only the first copy. The Limited Edition is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare copy thus. </b></i> One of the greatest writers of all time, re-interpreted by one of the finest living artist/fashion designers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER PENGUIN DESIGNER CLASSIC TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0713999519.

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        Lady Chatterley&#39;s Lover.Penguin Designer Classic

      London, Penguin Designer Classic, 2006. Limited Edition; Roy. 8vo; pp. xxxvi, 364; decorated endpapers, original purple cloth title lettered in white on spine and front board, original silk embroidered dustjacket, housed in the original plexiglass slipcase; fine copy. Published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Penguin Classics, this is a designer classic by Sir Paul Smith in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies this being number 883. One of five classics that the publisher issued in Limited Editions by commissioning five of the world&#39;s most important artists in their respective fields. This beautiful edition has become the most sought after edition of the five Penguin Classics produced.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        ROBERT FRANK: COME AGAIN

      Gottingen, Germany: Gerhard Steidl Druckerei Und Verlag, 2006. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/As New Dust Jacket.. Gottingen, Germany: Gerhard Steidl Druckerei Und Verlag, 2006. Softcover. As New/As New. First Edition/First Printing. 48 pages. Collection of photographs presented as an Artist Book. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a softcover original only. The First Edition is now very scarce. An austerely elegant production by Robert Frank and Gerhard Steidl: Regular-sized volume format. Pictorial softcovers with photographic reproduction in front and titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Robert Frank. There is no text. Printed in quadrotone on thick coated stock paper using four-color matte inks and Polaroid spot varnish in Gottingen, Germany to absolutely the highest standards. In matching wraparound pictorial DJ slipcase that is open on both ends, as issued. Presents and reproduces Robert Frank&#39;s Polaroid work, as assembled by the photographer in a notebook-style Artist Book (the original notebook remains in Frank&#39;s possession). Steidl deserves credit for ensuring that this Facsimile Edition retains as much as possible the subtle visual and tactile beauties of the original. "In November, 1991, Robert Frank went to Beirut on a commission to photograph the city&#39;s devastated downtown in the aftermath of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990). He also made Polaroids of the city and its environs which, on his return home, he stowed away in his studio. It was only many years later that he considered those images again, and used them to create a sketchbook&#39;s worth of Polaroid collages. A facsimile of his notebook, &#39;Come Again&#39;, shows how Robert Frank has worked almost exclusively with Polaroids in recent years, exploring the collage and assemblage possibilities of the instant photograph" (Gerhard Steidl). Once again, Robert Frank&#39;s images of a devastated land capture in a rigorous documentary format a universal human tragedy as well as his own personal turmoil and pain. "He can portray real pain and capture profound depths of human emotion better than almost any other photographer; indeed, better than almost any other artist in any medium" (Martin Parr and Gerry Badger). An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Frank collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Robert Frank. The photographer is notoriously averse to any kind of signing, but he made a very rare public appearance in New York City in conjunction with the book&#39;s publication. He signed copies for some people who waited patiently in line then abruptly and inexplicably left before he could sign the rest. This title is now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only signed copy available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original plastic wrappers, and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. Signed Robert Franks are rare, command as much as $20, 000 online even if they are not in fine condition, and will always keep their value. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 24 quadrotone plates. Three of Robert Frank&#39;s books were selected as among the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERT FRANK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 3865212611.

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        THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA Signed, Lined & Doodled UK First Edition

      Gollancz First UK edition with full number line. First book in the Gentleman Bastard Seqence published in 2006 by Gollancz. A very collectable title that is not only signed by Scott Lynch but also doodled with autor self portrait too and houmourously inscribed three times with the following statements: "A diet rich in GENTLEMEN BASTARD novels is proven to help cure RICKETS, HERNIA, CHOLERA, SCURVY, DIPTHERIA and the dreaded MARTHAMBLES", "* Statements not evaluated by the ministry of Total Bull S#*#.", "** But if it were, they probably wouldn't say anything nice.". Quite possibly a uniquely doodled, inscribed book. A fine hardcover in a like dustwrapper............PACKED IN A BOX WITH PLENTY OF PROTECTION

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        Pennant and His Welsh Landscape: selected readings from 'A Tour in Wales' (1778-1784).

      Gwasg Gregynog, Newtown, Powys, United Kingdom 2006 - Quarter bound in yellow leather at spine and terracotta boards. A fine example in purple slipcase. 150 copies of this edition were bound and numbered. This is unnumbered (from a private collection). Extra postage outside Europe. Other Gregynog titles available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nigel Sustins Books]
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        Pennant and his Welsh Landscapes: Selected Readings from A Tour of Wales (1778-1784)

      Wales: Gwasg Gregynog Press, 2006. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. 1 of 150 copies in quarter leather. An additional twenty copies were printed in a special binding. This copy is out of series, and there is a label attached to a free front endpaper stating that this copy is a display copy and not for sale. This is a particularly beautiful book from this press. It was one of its most popular and sold out right away. The text is taken from the works of famed Welsh traveller and naturalist Thomas Pennant. The introduction by Gwyn Walters provides an informative and interesting account of Pennant&#39;;s life and travels. There are stunning color woodcuts throughout done by Rigby Graham, one of the most noted landscape artists of the late twentieth century. This folio sized volume was designed by Robert Meyrick. Printed in Monotype Baskerville Series 169 type on Velin Arches mould-made paper. Graham&#39;;s woodcuts were printed from blocks using inks specially formatted by Cranfield Colors. Bound with yellow leather spine and orange linen covered boards, with title in gilt to spine and gilt illustrations to front and back covers. Housed in purple cloth covered slipcase. In fine condition. 135 pages. PRI/121511.

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        Pennant and His Welsh Landscapes (Gregynog)

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 2006 Selected readings from A Tour in Wales (1778-1784) Bound in quarter leather with cloth, titled in gold on the spine and both boards and presented in a purple slipcase. Internally, NO inscriptions etc, (xxv), 133 pp, [4], an edition limited to just 150 copies such as this with another 15 being specially bound, 20 vividly colored woodcuts, several double page, and woodcut end papers by Rigby Graham, who is a prolific and versatile painter, printmaker and illustrator. This is an attempt by him to reflect the contemporary view rather than reproduce that of Pennant, and has compressed time, so that past and present often co-exist within a single image, this of course provokes thought, debate and hopefully delight! Stunning!

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        One Eye Less

      New York. 2006. Artist&#39;s Book, one of 15 copies, all on Arches 88 paper, signed and numbered by the artist / author, Sarah Plimpton. Page size: 14-5/16 inches x 10-5/16 inches; 20pp. Each of the 20 pages has original silkscreen prints by the artist / author in bold colors. The text is set in Monotype Bodoni and was printed in gray by the artist with the help of Brad Ewing at The Grenfell Press. Bound: loose as issued in original plain buff wrapper, housed in gray cloth clamshell box by Claudia Cohen with title and artist&#39;s name in gild on black morocco label on spine, fine. Ms. Plimpton&#39;s six poems are surrounded by strong shapes in a black, tan, light and dark gray, orange, light and dark brown, light and darker blue, and a magical red. Circles intersect with rectangles and squares, jagged edges, and forms with circular shapes cut out, intersect with perpendicular lines. What the mind&#39;s eye sees is interpreted in words and images by this wonderful artist. The tension created by the strong blocks of color sandwiching much small circles, or the blanks of white left in circular cut-outs are matched by the compressed texts, i.e. "Vertigo / the eye bent / inside / held tight / a railing / on the edge of looking down." An interior vision is made exterior and the reader, luckily, gets to share. Certainly this is one of Ms. Plimpton&#39;s strongest books to date. The rich colors are immediately compelling and pull in the viewer / reader. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9868.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Computer Simulation of Shaped Charge Problems

      World Scientific Publishing Company. Hardcover. 9812566236 2006 World Scientific Publishing Company. A scarce and out-of-print 380 page reference volume. This hardcover copy has the typical ex-library markings, stamps, and index card holder to the spine and endpapers; otherwise this book is in good reading condition. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. "Devoted to the subject of shape charge design using numerical methods, this book offers the defense and commercial industries unique material not contained in any other single volume. The coverage of the Lagrangian and Eulerian methods as well as the equation of state provides first hand help to engineers working on shape charge problems. The book includes detailed descriptions of oil-well perforation not available from any other sources and, coupled with the material flow physics..." The sale of this item benefits the Newton Public Library. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Good. 1/1/0001.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        Journal of Discourses, Hb 1-26 & Index - Mormon Lds New (26 Volume Set + Index)

      Privately Printed Salt Lake City, UT 2006. New Photo Reprint Hardcover Exact Photo reprint of the Original Journal of Discourses. Brand new set, never been read. Volumes 1-26 + Index. 3/4 leatherette with creme boards. Set with Gold gilt "Journal of Discoureses" and Vol Number on the Spines of each volume. ; This is a complete set of The JOURNAL OF DISCOURSES included sermons, Talks, Discourses, Writings by Brigham Young, his two counsellors and from the Council of the Twelve Apostles. Also contains writings by John Taylor and Other General Authorities with writings by some of the early Missionaries, Teachers and writers of the church. Photo Lithographic reprint of Exact Original Edition. Also included is the index - 27 volumes in total. This is a must have for the LDS / Mormon scholar. The Journal of Discourses was a sixteen-page semimonthly subscription publication privately printed in Liverpool, England, in 1854-1886. It served as the printed word of THE CHURCH of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints, particularly for members who had no access to the Salt Lake City Deseret News. In all, the collected Journal of Discourses contains 1, 438 speeches given by fifty-five people, including Presidents of the Church, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, members of the seventy, and sixteen other speakers. Brigham Young gave 390 - John Taylor, 162 - Orson Pratt, 127 - Heber C. Kimball, 113 - George Q. Cannon, 111. Twenty-one people gave a single speech, and the rest gave from 2 to 66 speeches. The semimonthly issues have been bound into twenty-six volumes. This set also includes an index volume (Volume 27) . ; 6" x 9"

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        Telegraph Days.

      Publisher: Simon & Schuster, N. Y. 2006.. A limited edition signed by the author, Larry McMurtry. This book states on the limitation page: " TELEGRAPH DAYS, Limited to 75 numbered copies signed, by Larry McMurtry for Three Dog Books in Archer City, TX, June 2006". This is number 4 of only 75 total. 289 pages. Dust jacket, pictorial slipcase and book are all in Fine, as new, condition. First Edition. Number 4 of 75 signed by McMurtry ISBN: 0743250788. Book condition: As New. Jacket condition: As New. Binding is: Hardcover. Standard Book Size. Signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Quinn & Davis Booksellers]
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        Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

      Petro III Graphics,, 2006. 3-colour screenprint on white Rising Stonehenge deckle edge paper. Sheet size: 56 x 76 cm. Fine condition. Presented in a black wooden frame with UV glass. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil lower right by Ralph Steadman, numbered lower left. Steadman illustrated Hunter S. Thompson&#39;s novel &#39;Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.&#39; This image comes from the front cover, although in reverse.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kinbaku Shamaki

      [Japan]: Eyecencia c. 2006 - Limited Edition. Oblong leporello. Number 137 of 300 numbered copies; SIGNED by Araki as issued on a tipped-in sheet. A fabulous association copy, one of the best possible, SIGNED for Richard Prince with a traditional Arakiss self-portrait. Painted over bondage pictures: a wash of color, genitalia, and rope. Fine in photo-illustrated boards, string bound slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Domus 1928-1999, the Quintessential of Modernism, 12 volumi

      Taschen 2006 - cm 22x31 pag. 7000 ill. 20000 col e b/n Italiano/Inglese Ristampa della più importante rivista di design e architettura diretta da Gio Ponti dal 1928 al 1999.Ogni volume è comprensivo di indice. Con cd rom interattivo per la ricerca degli artisti.

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        FORTESCUEÕS HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY: COMPLETE SET - 15 VOLUMES(including six map volumes bound in one binding.)

      - 2006 HB N&MP Reprint of Original EditionPublished Price £585 This work, which is a classic, covers the history of the British Army from the Norman Conquest down to the Cardwell reforms of 1870, when commission by purchase was finally abolished. The very last chapter of the work looks at the British Army up to 1914.Naval and Military Press have reprinted this valuable and timeless work in its entirety, faithful to the originals in all respects. The contents of the individual volumes are as follows:Vol. I - from the Battle of Hastings to the end of the Seven YearÕs War (1713). Includes such battles as Bannockburn, Crecy, Agincourt, Flodden, the battles of the English Civil War, Dunkirk Dunes, Tangiers, and the battles during MarlboroughÕs campaigns. The volume also traces the development of European Armies, infantry, cavalry and artillery, and the specific changes in Britain during the period.Vol. II - covers from the 1713 to 1763 and includes the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, the scandals of the reign of King George I, the war with Spain and the dispute over the Austrian Succession, and the Battles of Fontenoy and Culloden. It also covers the situation in India and the contest for mastery with the French. The expansion into North America is described and the differences that arose between the French and the British, together with WolfeÕs campaigns in North America. The volume includes much material on the development of the British Army, and the problems that arose with regard to recruitment and conditions of service at that time.Vol. III - continues the story from 1763 to 1792. The continuing problems in North America are joined by the growing pains of Empire. The loss of the Americas is covered in detail, as is the state of the British Army, especially in the light of CornwallisÕ disastrous contributions to the American failure. Developments in India follow, and again Cornwallis makes a contribution to failure.Viol IV Part I - Deals with the French Revolution from 1789 to the Treaty of Amiens in 1798. It includes British operations in the Netherlands, the West Indies, South Africa and Ireland. The whole European area is described with the French and Allied nations included. Naval matters are also included, and the campaigns in Egypt and the Mediterranean are treated in detail. At the same time a close eye is kept on developments within the British Army.Vol. IV Part 2 - continues the theme of the previous part, and goes up to 1801. The examination of the British Army is also expanded, and an important appendix gives exact details of British Army pay.Vol. V - the period 1803 to 1807. Detailed treatment of the situation and operations in the East Indies and Ceylon, the West Indies, Europe and the Mediterranean. There are important chapters on conditions at home,and the air of war-weariness that was appearing. Finally, there is a description of operations in South America.Vol. VI - 1807-1809. The Napoleonic War continued, with further details of operations in Egypt and in the Mediterranean. The Swedish situation is covered, the British expedition to Copenhagen and operations in Portugal. The Spanish theatre is also examined in fine detail.Vol. VII - 1809-1810. This volume is concerned mainly with these two years in the Peninsula, but also covers the expedition to the Scheldt, and operations in the East Indies, Mauritius and Java.Vol. VII - 1809-1810. MapsVol. VIII - 1811-1812. This volume covers two more years of the campaign in the Peninsula, together with the War with the United States. There are details of many battles, including Barosa, Badajoz, Fuentes de Onoro, Albuera, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca and others of fame during the Peninsula War.Vol. IX - 1813-1814. The French invasion of Russia is followed by descriptions of the situation in the Peninsula, and in North America. Throughout developments in Europe are covered so that the picture of the war for the reader in these years is complete, and second to none in detail. Vol. X [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PRATO HAGGADAH.

      8vo; Full leather, 14 x 21 cm, 160 pp + commentary. The Prato Haggadah (Spain, ca.1300) is an unfinished illuminated manuscript of 85 leaves, written on fine calf parchment. Folios 1-53 are written in a square Sephardic script and folios 54-68 are written in a square Italo-Ashkenazic script, using a different ink. The illumination of 30 pages is virtually complete. 58 are unfinished, with preparatory drawings and possibly some gesso and color, 50 have text only and the remaining pages are blank. Many of the pages have illuminated initial word panels, comparable to illuminated initials in Christian or secular manuscripts. Throughout, illustrations accompany the text, such as the depiction of the four sons, and illustrations of matza and maror (bitter herbs). Preparatory drawings depicting the story of Noah and the flood appear at the end of the manuscript. Margins are replete with fanciful drawings of hybrid creatures, imaginary birds, drolleries and climbing vines. The codex is especially fascinating because it demonstrates the making of a manuscript in the Middle Ages, enabling us to view its illumination after the text was written: the preparatory drawings, the laying down of gesso in order to cushion the gold leaf, the application of gold and silver leaf, and ultimately the application of pigments. The skill of the artist is of a very high order, both in the preparatory drawings and in the completed pages, whose brilliant colors look as fresh today as when they were applied. Printed and bound as an exact replica of the highest quality of the 13th Century illuminated manuscript in appropriate leather boards and parchment-like leaves. Limited edition of 250 copies. A treasure to behold.

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        La Torre Restituita. Gli studi e gli interventi che hanno consentito la stabilizzazione della Torre di Pisa.,Roma,Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato,2006

      Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato 2006 Testo Italiano e Inglese. Roma, 2006; 4 voll., ril.in tela in cofanetto, pp. 1032, ill. e tavv. b/n col., cm 22,5x28,5. english italiano 88-240-101

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        Leonardo Da Vinci. Il codice atlantico della Biblioteca Ambrosiana di Milano.,Firenze,Gruppo Editoriale Giunti,2006

      Gruppo Editoriale Giunti 2006 Trascrizione critica di Augusto Marinoni. Presentazione di Carlo Pedretti. Nota alla trascrizione di Pietro C. Marani. Firenze, 2006; 20 voll., ril., pp. 5700, ill. e tavv. col., cm 25x34. italiano

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        A Man Without a Country

      Seven Stories Press/Bloomsbury 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'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.

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        The Audacity of Hope Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

      Crown, NY, 2006. As New in As New dust jacket. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0307237699 Signed by President Obama on the title page. A true first edition in immaculate condition ("First Edition" on copyright page, full number line, $25 price on dust jacket). Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 384 pp. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        Alleverythingthatisyou (First Edition)

      Baldwin Gallery Aspen, CO: Baldwin Gallery, 2006. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Slight scratch to the original glassine jacket cover. Limited edition of 1000 copies (this being No. 916) with unique jackets laser printed and hand assembled by the artists.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Trials for Adultery: or, the History of Divorces. 7 Vols

      2006. [Trial].[Adultery and Divorce]. Trials for Adultery: Or, the History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c. From the Year 1760, to the Present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on Each Cause. Together With the Letters, &c. That Have Been Intercepted Between the Amorous Parties. The Whole Forming a Complete History of the Private Life, Intrigues, and Amours of Many Characters in the Most Elevated Sphere: Every Scene and Transaction, However Ridiculous, Whimsical, or Extraordinary, Being Fairly Represented, as Becomes a Faithful Historian, Who is Fully Determined Not to Sacrifice Truth at the Shrine of Guilt and Folly. Taken in Short Hand, by a Civilian. London: Printed for S. Bladon, 1779-1780. Seven Vols. Numerous illustrations. 40, 42, 40, 45, 54, 122, 48; 68, 28, 45, 14, 98, 24, 38, 76; 54, 26, 78, 29, 82, 38, 19, 76; 70, 20, 199, 25, 20, 26, 22; 52, 48, 22, 305; 202, 28, 22, 17, 59, 15, 70; 122, 50, 34, 23, 23, 39, 15, 21, 16, 20, 24 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774686. ISBN-10: 1584774681. Hardcover. New. * With numerous engravings. This is the most extensive compilation of scandalous divorce cases produced in eighteenth-century England. Produced for amusement and titillation, the accounts in these volumes are valuable nevertheless for their combination of accurate reports and vivid background histories. In all, this collection is a fascinating document of English social and legal attitudes toward adultery and divorce at the dawn of an era of unprecedented social change.

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        Three Cups of Tea

      (NY): (Viking). (2006). The advance reading copy of the inspirational and controversial account of Mortenson, who, in response to kindnesses bestowed on him by locals when he was lost in Pakistan after an unsuccessful ascent of K2, vowed to return to that village and build a school -- a project that led to his founding the Central Asia Institute and to an ongoing effort that resulted in the building of, reportedly, more than 170 schools (mostly for girls) in impoverished regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and to Mortenson&#39;s repeatedly being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The hardcover edition sold only 20,000 copies; the paperback sold over four million copies in more than 40 countries and stayed on The New York Times bestseller list for more than four years, until it was revealed, first by author Jon Krakauer and later 60 Minutes, that Mortenson and Relin had taken liberties with the narrative and, in Mortenson&#39;s case, possible liberties with his financial relationship to the CAI. This advance reading copy is signed by Mortenson and also by David Relin, who at one point claimed sole authorship of the book, saying it was published with Mortenson as co-author over his objections. The promotional text boasts of a planned 6-city author tour: in the four years before the controversy hit, Mortenson&#39;s itinerary included more than 500 speaking engagements. Relin committed suicide in 2012. Fine in wrappers and custom clamshell case. This is the only advance copy signed by both that we have encountered. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Hannibal Rising - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Delacorte Press New York: Delacorte Press. As New in As New dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0385339410 . A very desirable First Edition/First Printing (with complete number line) in As New condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Thomas Harris directly on the title page; Harris offers some tantalizing pieces of the puzzle in this prequel to his other Hannibal Lecter novels. Lecter's childhood years spent in a Soviet orphanage and his unusual relationship with the uncle and aunt who rescued him play a major role in the evil bubbling to the surface of Dr. Lecter's psyche. Basis for the 2007 film shot in Prague and directed by Peter Webber from a screenplay written by Harris .

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        Lisey&#39;s Story - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York London Toronto Sydney: Scribner. As New in As New dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0743289412 . A handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by Stephen King on the front fly leaf, includes ticket from the signing event on October 24, 2006, the day of publication ; King&#39;s story of Lisey Landon, the widow of a famous and wildly successful novelist, Scott Landon. Despite its title, and in keeping with Scott&#146;s dominance in life, even Lisey&#146;s so-called story is largely about him. He does not need to be physically present to make his mark .

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        Alabaster

      Burton, Michigan, U.S.A.: Subterranean Press, 2006. Deluxe Hardcover Edition. "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. Blue price code line on the top edge. The spine tail is a bit softened. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket has a touch of edgewear. The price, $25, is present on the front flap.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        MOTHER TONGUE. MEODERTAAL

      Uitgeverij De Harmonie Amsterdam: Uitgeverij De Harmonie, 2006. First edition. Limited to 500 unnumbered and unsigned copies. Perfect-bound illustrated card wraps. No hardcover edition. Contains an essay originally printed in "The Guardian" newspaper in 2001. Text appears here in both English and Dutch printed iback-to-back and inverted so that either end of the book is the front wrap. Issued unsigned this copy has been signed by McEwan on the title page of the English version. One of an unknown number of copies donated by McEwan as a fundraiser for a UK hospice for terminally ill children. Uncommon as such. Fine condition. Signed by Author. First Edition. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Forever Odd - Signed/Lettered Edition

      Lynbrook, NY: Charnel House. As New. 2006. Limited Edition; Signed by Author. Hardcover. A most stunning First Edition limited to 500 numbered and 26 lettered copies (this one being lettered) in unread As New condition in alike slipcase, signed by author Dean Koontz; Odd Thomas never asked to communicate with the dead&#150;it&#146;s something that just happened. The story of a unique young hero and an eccentric little town in a tale that is equal parts suspense and terror, adventure and mystery .

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        SCULTURE IN VILLA. DE LUCA. 2006

      De Luca 2006 La mostra, curata da Giorgio de Marchis, Maria Vittoria Marini Clarelli e Nicoletta Cardano, propone una lettura - itinerario della scultura italiana degli ultimi dieci anni attraverso la scelta di circa dieci opere di recente realizzazione o create appositamente per l'occasione. I lavori saranno esposti negli spazi all'aperto di Villa d'Este a Tivoli, uno dei capolavori dell'architettura italiana del Cinquecento, da maggio a ottobre 2006, nel momento di massimo splendore del suo giardino all'italiana. Ogni artista allestirà in un luogo prestabilito del parco, secondo un progetto di stretta e reciproca relazione, per stimolare una riflessione sul linguaggio plastico contemporaneo utilizzando i materiali più diversi: dal ferro all'acciaio, alla plastica, al vetro, alla ceramica. Si prevede l'esposizione nell'appartamento al piano terra dei progetti delle opere esposte (disegni, fotografie, piccole sculture) e di materiale fotografico e documentario di presentazione dei diversi artisti. Gli scultori presenti all'evento sono: Lucilla Catania, Umberto Cavenago, Nedda Guidi, Luigi Mainolfi, Eliseo Mattiacci, Marcello Mondazzi, Luigi Ontani, Giuseppe Spagnulo, Mauro Staccioli.

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        Alabaster

      Burton, Michigan, U.S.A.: Subterranean Press, 2006. Deluxe Hardcover Edition. "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. Blue price code line on the top edge. The spine tail is a bit softened. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket has a touch of edgewear. The price, $25, is present on the front flap.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        United States Statutes at Large. Vols. 80 to 120, in 115 books

      2006. United States Statutes at Large. Washington: United States Government Printing Office. Vols. 80 to 120 (1966-2006) in 115 books. Lacking Vols. 83 & 84 pt. 1. Dampstaining to vols. 116 pt. 4 & 119 pt. 1. Publisher's tan buckram with red and black spine labels. Ex-library with library location labels on spines, with bar code labels on front covers, else very good condition. Reprint Price USD 6,815. Special * "At the close of each session of Congress (or for each calendar year) all the acts and resolutions are collected and published in final permanent form in bound volumes called Statutes at Large." Additionally they "contain the treaties ratified by the Senate, postal conventions, such executive agreements as were published in the Treaty Series, and the proclamations of the President of the United States." Boyd 100. Individual vols. available separately. We can provide standing order service for future volumes as published.

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        Tool Room Journal and Box

      Eugenie Torgerson Niles, MI: Eugenie Torgerson, 2006. Hard Cover. Fine. A unique journal with blank pages and five digital illustrations of various tools. This beautiful book could be used as a photo album or scrapbook or it could be kept untouched as a book art object. The journal is bound with expandible posts. It is covered in red book cloth and decorative paper with a digital image mounted on the cover. The image is framed with decorative paper and covered with a glass panel. It is housed in a decorative, extra deep box which has room to store the journal and extra mementos. The box is covered in black and red book cloth with a digital image mounted on the lid and covered in glass. Unpaginated. Journal dimensions: 11.5 inches by 10 inches. Box dimensions: 13.5 inches by 10.5 inches by 4 inches. An impressive piece. ARTB/120512. Fine.

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        The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution

      2006. [Lincoln, Charles Zebina, Johnson, William H., Northrup, Ansel Judd, Compilers]. The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, The Commissions and Instructions to Colonial Governors, The Duke's Laws, The Laws of the Dongan and Leisler Assemblies, The Charters of Albany and New York and the Acts of the Colonial Legislatures from 1691 to 1775 Inclusive. Transmitted to the legislature by the Commissioners of Statutory Revision, Pursuant to Chapter 125 of the Laws of 1891. Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894. Five volumes. xxi, 1092; 1113; 1181, 1187; 931 pp. Reprinted 2006, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775966. ISBN-10: 1584775963. Hardcover 5 vol. set. New. * Reprint of the first edition. With indexes. An excellent resource for students of colonial law, this is a complete compilation of New York colonial laws. It contains complete texts of all acts printed in every compilation from the 1694 edition by Bradford to the 1775 edition by Hugh Gaine. These texts have been compared and corrected in reference to the original parchment law-rolls in the state library. This collection provides unparalleled insights into the colony's legal, political and social history. Searchable DVD sold separately,

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        Dyrehaven - The first Danish photobook.

      Copenhagen: Printed under the guidance of Kr. Kongstad. Oblong folio bound uncut in original halfcalf with gilt decorations and marbled papers (Anker Kyster). In original slipcase. 53 phototypes with tissuegards. Excellent copy, only the slipcase edgeworn, book in beautiful condition.. First edition - No. 26 only 160 copies made. Chosen as one the 28 most important Danish photo books for the catalogue and exhibition '28 Danish Photographic Books' (2006) in connection with exhibition 'The Open Book' by The Hasselblad Centre (2004). The book was later reprinted several times

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        The American - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Kensington Books New York: Kensington Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0758213336 . A First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Andrew Britton directly on the title page. ; Britton's debut novel. Jason March, a former U. S. Soldier turned al-Qaeda operative blows up the Senate Majority Leader's motercade. Only Ryan Kealey can stop him. Published just two years before Britton's untimely death; Signed by Author .

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        Holes, Huts and Hidings. Clandestine box.

      First edition. A5 Press. 2006. Card board book safe, 36 x 27 x 4 cm. The box has a lid that can be opened by sliding the top to one side. There is a map inside with cut out holes showing hidden locations in central Stockholm. An essay by Peter Cornell printed on five leaves is attached to a card board with a large decorative staple. The box also contains three poster series, totaling 15 posters. Unfolded they measure 77 x 56 cm each. In the bottom of the box there is a sliding lid hiding a guide to the locations of secret book safes in the Stockholm Public Library. 550 copies made. Fine condition.. The poster series presents different projects by the artist. One serie depicts the Stockholm Public Library and the placement of book safes containing keys to locked spaces in the city, as well as a photo of a break in to such a place and a special image of broken pad locks. Another serie depicts the assembly of a collapsible canoe for use in the Stockholm sewage system. A third poster serie depicts an unauthorized hut built by the artist right by one of the bussiest metro stations in Stockholm. Interiors, exteriors, peep holes, The hut was built over a manhole so the artist could reach it by his collapsible canoe through the sewage system. Adams is a street artist best known for his secret rooms built in public spaces. One example is a habitable room built below the tracks at the Central Station in Copenhagen. Others are illegal houses built by the Spree river in Berlin and at a train station in Åbo, Finland. He is also known to provide a kind of library of hidden rooms to which people can borrow keys and then use the space for a while

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        The Luttrell Psalter. A Facsimile. Commentary by Michelle P. Brown.

      The Folio Society. 2006.. 2 Vols., 4to, a complete 624 coloured page facsimile edition of the Luttrell Psalter (British Library Additional MS 42130), limited and numbered edition, printed on Swiss-made Furioso paper, bound in blue Nigerian goatskin, spine with label and raised bands, with a design by David Eccles using motifs from the Psalter blocked onto the cover using gold, silver and coloured foils, with the Luttrell coat-of-arms of six martlets argent, covers with bevelled edges, presented together with the commentary volume by Professor Michelle P. Brown in a buckram-bound solander box with a leather title label.The Luttrell Psalter is one of the British Library&apos;s supreme treasures. It has more than 600 pages and the delicate task of recreating this masterpiece of English medieval art so accurately into a complete full size facsimile edition has taken well over a year to achieve. Every stage of the production process has been subjected to the greatest attention to detail, from reproducing the subtle effect of fine worked gold and silver that decorate the pages of the manuscript, to finding a modern paper which matches the weight and feel of the original animal skin vellum pages. The volume is accompanied by a scholarly commentary by leading medieval manuscripts expert Michelle P. Brown, which details the history of the manuscript and includes a folio-by-folio description.

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        The Sibyls

      Bay Park Press San Diego: Bay Park Press, 2006. Hard Cover. Number 3 of 10 copies. In her colophon, Sibyl Rubottom gives her love and thanks Òto the father I never knew who named me Sibyl hoping I would be shrewd in business. That did not occur, but I did end up making books.Ó This beautiful book is about five ancient Sibyls, including how they were depicted in western art. These Sibyls are the Cumean, Delphic, Erythreaan, Persian, and the Libyan. They offered prophecies, often through the use of leaves, as being from the thoughts of God. There is a brief description of each, accompanied by an intaglio leaf print and a reproduction of each Sibyl from the work of Michelangelo (four plates) or Velasquez (one plate). Each Sibyl is presented within a fold-out page with the description on the facing page and the plate and illustration inside the fold. Bound in red cloth with green spine, with title and author on front cover. The book was printed on Dutch etching paper in Bodoni, Bernard Modern, Albertus, and Patatino types. There are eight intaglio prints, each signed by the book artist. Housed in a brown paper covered case lined with the same red cloth as the book covers. This splendid production captures the mystery and beauty of the legends of the Sibyls. It is in fine condition. Unpaginated. ARTISTSBOOKS/080112. Fine.

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        Jane's Infantry Weapons 2006-7

      Jane's Information Group 2006. 922 pages. Folio. Bw photographs and text figures. Ex reference library. 2 labels, o/w contents fine. Seems barely used. Illustrated black boards. Small shelf label taped to bottom spine. Overall virtually as new. Very heavy ISBN: 0 7106 2755 6

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        Against the Day

      NY: Penguin Press. 2006. The advance reading copy, issued in limited quantities to sales reps and reviewers. Sales rep&#39;s name on title page, as is rumored to be the case on all copies, so that any pre-publication abuses could be traced. Some copies had misprinted pages; this copy appears not to. This copy was given by the sales rep to the reviewer Steven Moore, with a note signed by Moore to that effect laid in. Moore has made several small penciled check marks in the margins (and noted a few typos). A bulky book; slightly cocked; near fine. Together with Moore&#39;s handwritten notes for the review (4 pages); his typed review (2 pages); and a copy of The Washington Post Book World (November 19, 2006) in which his review, "The Marxist Brothers," appeared, with small changes from the typed version. A scarce advance copy. We have seen few copies offered for sale, and none since the book first came out; the publisher&#39;s attempts to limit its distribution seem to have largely succeeded. A notable copy: Steven Moore is one of the foremost scholars of postmodern American literature, author of two books on William Gaddis and, according to the Post, working on a history of the novel. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Pennant and His Welsh Landscapes (Gregynog)

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 2006 Selected readings from A Tour in Wales (1778-1784) Bound in quarter leather with cloth, titled in gold on the spine and both boards and presented in a purple slipcase. Internally, NO inscriptions etc, (xxv), 133 pp, [4], an edition limited to just 150 copies such as this with another 15 being specially bound, 20 vividly colored woodcuts, several double page, and woodcut end papers by Rigby Graham, who is a prolific and versatile painter, printmaker and illustrator. This is an attempt by him to reflect the contemporary view rather than reproduce that of Pennant, and has compressed time, so that past and present often co-exist within a single image, this of course provokes thought, debate and hopefully delight! Stunning!

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        Seven Secrets

      Vincent FitzGerald & Company New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 2006. One of 10 copies only, on J.B. Green paper, each signed and numbered in pencil on the colophon by the artist, Susan Weil. Page size: irregular but about 7 inches x 9 inches; 7 individual collages each hand water colored, cut out, and assembled by the artist, Susan Weil, and the publisher, Vincent FitzGerald. On the reverse of each individual work of art is a "secret" hand written by the artist. Because they are secrets, the reader / viewer can see words but there is no way to read the secret. Bound: loose in translucent plexi-glass box with sliding cover, printed colophon in black with title in red visible through side of box, new. The images created by Weil are so full of life - one is instantly drawn into the full world of this talented artist who has always included others in her life - children, partners, pets - all lovingly viewed through her aesthetic. The colors are vivid blues, bright yellows, gold and silver and the reader / viewer engages with them - knowing they will be unknowable and all the more intriguing. See an Image.

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        The American - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Kensington Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0758213336 . A First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Andrew Britton directly on the title page. ; Britton&#39;s debut novel. Jason March, a former U. S. Soldier turned al-Qaeda operative blows up the Senate Majority Leader&#39;s motercade. Only Ryan Kealey can stop him. Published just two years before Britton&#39;s untimely death; Signed by Author .

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        The Law of Waters and Water Rights: International, National, State

      2006. Farnham, Henry Philip. The Law of Waters and Water Rights: International, National, State, Municipal, and Individual Including Irrigation, Drainage and Municipal Water Supply. 3 Volumes. Rochester: The Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1904. clxxx, 896; xvi, 897-1893; xiv, 1894-2956 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776895; ISBN-10: 1584776897. Hardcover. New. * Reprint of the sole edition. This well-regarded treatise on water rights examines the relationship between states and nations, the public and individuals, and between individuals. It also shows how these relationships determine water rights. The book has three parts. The principal sections of the first part are "Coast Waters," "Laws in Force on the High Seas," "Boundary Rivers" and "Relation Between the United States and State Governments." The principal sections of the second part are "Municipal Water Supply," "Drainage," "Title to bed and Shores of Water Ways," " Rights of Riparian Owners" and "Bridges, Fords, Levees, and Other Public Improvements." The third part, "Rights between Individuals," discusses the rights of riparian owners in watercourses, such as the right to dam waters of a stream. "[T]he author has properly divided the general subject of waters so as to show the rights depending on these different relations, and not, as is the usual method of division, on the mere characteristics of the body of water on or about which a particular right arises.": J.M.B., Jr., Harvard Law Review 18 (1904-05):77-78.

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