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        ARNALDO POMODORO. Catalogo ragionato della scultura.

      Editore: Skira, Milano 2007 - 2 voll.ril. in tela con cof., cm 28x24 ,pp 775, 1057 tavv. e a ill. a col. e b/n.

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        Reorganization of the Federal Judiciary: Committee Hearings. 3 Vols.

      2007 - United States Senate. Reorganization of the Federal Judiciary. Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 1392, a Bill to Reorganize the Judicial Branch of the Government. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. 2040, 49 pp. 6 parts, in 3 vols. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Set ISBN-13: 9781584778080. Set ISBN-10: 1584778083. Hardcover. New. * Complete reprint of the sole edition. Includes the Adverse Report, and Hearings, Part 1 to 6. This set of hearing transcripts and the texts of supporting documents chronicles the history of Franklin D. Roosevelt's court-packing plan and its defeat in the United States Senate. Angered by the Court's hostility to legislation relating to the New Deal, Roosevelt proposed a bill to expand the membership of the court on February 5, 1937. Presented as a way to increase efficiency, it was intended to create seats for justices who would support the New Deal. The resulting struggle was a critical episode in Roosevelt's presidency and one of the nastiest clashes between the executive and judiciary in American history. Roosevelt's plan failed, but the debate had a profound effect on the Court's attitude toward the New Deal, which lead many to believe that the president was ultimately successful. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AXIOMATA & THE WITCHES' SABBATH - SIGNED by The Grants

      Fulgur, 2007. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed. Originally published by Fulgur in 1992 with associated ephemera this copy is one of a limited edition of 91 copies made from the final sheets of the 1992 edition and rebound with a new title page SIGNED by Kenneth and Steffi Grant. The reissue was published on October 12th 2007. This copy is bound in black quarter morocco and is complete with slipcase in mint unread condition in a likewise as new dustwrapper. 64 pages, 2 tipped-in coloured frontispieces, full page automatic drawings, original black cloth. This is number 8/91. Scarce signed by the Grants.

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        Year Books: Or Reports in the Follo[a]wing Reigns, with Notes to

      2007. [Great Britain]. [Vulgate Edition]. The Year Books; Or Reports in the Following Reigns, with Notes to Brooke and Fitzherbert's Abridgments. London: by George Sawbridge, [etc]., 1678, 1679-80. 11 vols. Folio (9" x 14"). 5,802 pp. With New Introductory Notes and Tables in Each Volume Naming all Justices and Serjeants, and Listing Calendar Years of Law Terms, by David J. Seipp, Professor of Law, Boston University, with Carol F. Lee of the District of Columbia Bar. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Set: ISBN-13: 9781584777816; ISBN-10: 1584777818. Hardcover, folio (9" x 14"). * Reprint of the Vulgate edition, with new detailed introductions that address the history, content and significance of The Year Books, and tables that list all justices and sergeants, as well as calendar years of law terms. The new material includes references to Seipp's Index and Paraphrase of Printed Year Book Reports 1268-1535, which is based on the Vulgate edition reprinted here. A powerful research tool, Seipp's Index and Paraphrase of Printed Year Book Reports, 1268-1535 is a free online database of all printed Year Book reports that indexes and summarizes almost all of the cases in this edition. It also guides the reader to later and prior proceedings of individual cases and to all case references in abridgments and other sources. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of The Year Books. As Marvin put it in his Legal Bibliography (1847), these were the "venerable books" from which Littleton, Hobart, Hale and Coke drew "so much valuable ore, melting it into ingots and refining and sending it abroad as the correct coin of the common law" (756). As a series of notes on debates and points of pleadings they are primary sources for our knowledge of medieval common law. The origin of The Year Books is unknown. Maitland believed that the earliest volumes were notes taken by law students in court copied for the use of pleaders in later cases. Holdsworth maintained that The Year Books, like other law reports, were records of cases made by lawyers for their own private use with no thought toward subsequent publication. Though it is not known when the first volumes were compiled, it is clear that the

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        Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Portfolios. 1 - 17.

      Pub. Fountain Press / BBC. 1992-2007 - 17 Volumes. Volume 3 lacks title page otherwise all volumes in vg. - fine condition. In dustwrappers in vg. - fine condition also. A great opportunity to pick up the first 17 volumes of this magnificent work at a superb price.

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        Angelique and the Pearl Necklace

      Vashon, WA: Foolsgold Studio. 2007. One of 60 copies, 50 of which are for sale, all signed and numbered by the artist / author, Donald Glaister, each book on pages of painted stiffened fabric on which dimensional constructions are mounted, text printed on Zerkall Frankfurt paper. Page size: 15-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches; 40pp. Bound by Donald Glaister: quarter leather made of Nigerian goatskin with wood veneers and cloth over boards, housed in drop spine box made at Book Lab II. The artist tells us that this new book is inspired by hand-made wooden sailboats, citing their custom craftsmanship, exotic materials and a balance of wild adventure and the need to survive it all. The result, he adds, is a happy combination of these elements resulting in a beautiful contradiction: a craft that is serenely graceful yet brutally sound. His book is an homage to the material and spiritual grace of these boats and to sailing.& The text is a two-part poem with studies of the materials used to make sail boats, the spirit of sailing, and the rhythm of the sea. Most of the book&#39;s painted, stiffened fabric pages have original collages of painted cloth, wood veneer, brass, cork, linen thread and acrylic paint - all materials used in boat building. The poem is printed letterpress by Jessica Spring at Springtide Press in Scala Sans typeface. The result is an intriguingly beautiful book with images at once reminiscent of ancient Greek or Roman triremes or Viking Drakkar (Dragon) war ships, but at the same time completely contemporary or rather anticipating future designs. The perfections of Mr. Glaister&#39;s book construction, not to mention the overwhelming beauty of each page on which a variety of materials are organized and manipulated to make an astonishingly original work of art, directly correspond to the beauty and exacting skill necessary to build a wood sail boat. By deconstructing the idea a "boat" - as well as the very notion of navigating on water - Mr. Glaister has constructed a perfect book. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9921.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        ECLIPSE

      Boston: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0316160202 . Fine in a Fine dust jacket. First Edition First Printing of Stephenie Meyer&#39;s Third Book, Eclipse. True 1st printing with the Number Line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. First Editon stated. Not Price clipped. ; The Twilight Saga, Book 3; 1.9 x 8.5 x 5.9 Inches; 640 pages .

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        EXERCISE AT HOME

      Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishers, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 48 pages. Collection of color photographs. Now considered a contemporary photography classic. Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition of 50 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with the Limited Edition of 1000 copies. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Luke Smalley, Jack Woody, and Jonathan Stephenson: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial hard boards with titles on the spine, as issued. Photographs by Luke Smalley. There is no text. 10 X 8 inch color print encased in its own black folio and laid into the box. Red-orange cloth clamshell box. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Korea to the highest standards. In publisher&#39;s original shrinkwrap. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Luke Smalley&#39;s companion volume to his ground-breaking debut, "Gymnasium", an all-new portrait sequence of athletic young men from Pennsylvania. It seems the unlikeliest thing: Exercise as the emblem of masculine beauty and eroticism. The images are cool and rigorously formal in a manner that recalls August Sander and at the same time, hot and unbearably sexy in the manner of Bruce Weber. "Revisits the themes and ideas that resonated in &#39;Gymnasium&#39;. Investigates the small-town interiors and landscapes which are the settings for his portraits of young athletes. Color photographs, inspired by a more innocent era, depict exercises which combine whimsy with the inexplicable" (Jack Woody). The men are smooth-skinned, blond, blue-eyed, all-American, with close-cropped hair and elaborate drawings of Classical athletes on their hairless chests. They represent the physical ideal that Willoughby and Weaver celebrated in their classic 1947 book on the development of American youth: "Proper muscular exercise, which brings about increased strength of body and improved functioning of all its organs and parts, at the same time lending to develop ideal size and symmetrical proportioning of the skeletal muscles" ("The Complete Guide To Muscular Measurement"). A healthy body is a desirable body, and these subjects are physical perfection in the flesh. Luke Smalley died under mysterious circumstances on May 17, 2009, prematurely ending a career that was on the verge of mainstream recognition. A "must-have" edition for Luke Smalley collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition, indicated as such on the Back Limitation Page, and it is very prominently and beautifully numbered, dated (in the year of publication), and signed in blue pen by the photographer: "Luke Smalley 2007". It comes with a 10 X 8 inch original color print that is also very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in black pen on verso by the photographer. Smalley signed in his cursive handwriting for both the book and the print (instead of block letters). This edition is now sold out and highly collectible. This is one of only two copies of the Deluxe Edition still available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original shrinkwrap, and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 30 color plates, 1 original color print. One of the most brilliant American photographers of our time. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER LUKE SMALLEY TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1931885702.

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        Pot!- Poetry Olympics Twenty05

      New Departures, London 2007 - Signed by Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller on the first page. Also included is a laid in paper from eel pie with a note from Rachel Fuller. Book is unread with square edges and corners in near fine condition with mild shelf wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Futuria Fantasia

      Graham, 2007 Lettered limited first hardcover edition. Fine book and jacket housed in Fine, black cloth-covered clamshell box. The lettered version is bound in quarter leather with illustrated cloth-covered boards. It is signed on the limitation page by both Bradbury and Forrest J. Ackerman. This is copy "F" of 52 lettered copies. Laid-in is a photograph of Craig Graham with Bradbury, who is holding a copy of the book. This volume contains Bradbury's first works that were printed in the first volume, four issues, of "Futuria Fantasia" a slim, pseudo-magazine that Bradbury, working with Forrest J. Ackerman and collaborating with artist Hannes Bok (1914 - 1964), edited and published himself. A hundred copies, at 10 cents, of each issue were produced during 1939 and 1940. These are reproduced in exact facsimile here, in the original green ink, with many illustrations by Bok. The issues of "Futuria Fantasia" contained many contributions by Ackerman and Bradbury using various pseudonyms. Other contributors included: Robert Heinlein (using the pseudonym Lyle Monroe), Damon Knight, Henry Kuttner, and Bruce Yerke. The book consists of a preface by Bradbury, an interview of Bradbury by Craig Graham., and then the issues of the magazine. Thanks to Graham for saving them from being lost forever! A very interesting glimpse into the past and Bradbury's formative years after High School; too poor to attend college, he hung around the Clifton's Cafeteria Science Fiction Club, thank heavens. Signed on the limitation page by Bradbury and Ackerman. A note from the publisher on the final page explains some details of the production and is signed by Craig Graham and Michael Graham.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arthur a Levine 2007 - A fine second US printing in a fine dust jacket, signed on the title page by JK Rowling, with the authentication hologram sticker. Housed in the slipcase from the deluxe US edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THEOLOGISCHE REVUE, 91 ANNEES (1902-2007)

      Aschendorffschen Buchhandlung, Münster 2007 - RO40144932: 91 années. 20 numéros par année, puis 12 et 6. Années manquantes: 1914-1920, 1940-1947. Années 1948, 1949 et 2007 incomplètes. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Une partie des années reliées, la plus grande partie étant contenue dans des chemises cartonnées. Etiquettes, annotations (codes) et tampons de bibliothèque. Quelques dos abîmés, plats détachés et se détachant, et rousseurs. In Verbindung mit der theologischen Fakultät zu Münster und unter Mitwirkung vieler anderer Gelehrten. Herausg. von Pr. Dr. Franz Diekamp. 1. Jahrgang 4 jan. 1902: Die neuesten Vorschläge zur Reform der Moraltheologie und ihre Kritik. Die neuere Litteratur über Jes. 40-66, insbesondere über die Weissagungen vom Gottesknechte. Zur Symbolforschung. Die Seitherigen Ausgaben der Bruchstücke des hebraïschen Ecclesiasticus. Das messianische Bewusstsein Jesu. Jahresbericht über Arbeiten aus dem Gebiet der vergleichenden Religionforschung und der Indischen Religionsgeschichte. Litteratur zum Wesen des Christentums, etc. N° 2, 103 Jahrgang, 2007: Theologische Fragen im christlich-islamischen Verhältnis, Eine aktuelle Standortbestimmung, Hansjörg Schmid. In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 430-Langues germaniques. Allemand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REP-HAIR-ATION

      Portland, OR: Scantron Press., 2007. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Folio. Portfolio of 15 prints, each measuring approximately 20 x 15". Housed in a custom, red cloth-covered clamshell box with paper label made by Rachel Wiecking. Of 14 numbered and signed copies in the edition, this is number six. Fine in Fine box. // REP-HAIR-ATION is a portfolio of 15 prints that uses a wide range of printing and image-making techniques to raise questions about racism in the United States. Techniques used in the making of this edition are: etching, four-color reduction linoleum cut, woodblock, caligraph, gocco, handset metal and wooden type, photoengraving, and polymer plates. Seven of the prints are on Helen Heibert&#39;s handmade 100 percent cotton paper, one is constructed from wool felt, and the remainder are on Frankfurt and Mulberry Papers. The text has been letterpress printed from handset Weiss, various wooden type, photoengraving, and polymer plates, on a Vandercook Universal I press. Image or additional images available upon request

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        THE "SOUTH" TRILOGY: SOUTH CENTRAL, SOUTH EAST, AND GREATER ATLANTA

      Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 240 pages. The photographer&#39;s "South" Trilogy presented, as they should be by now, as a Complete Set. One of the greatest photographic projects of our time. A trilogy whose titles were taken by Mark Steinmetz from each respective area&#39;s telephone directory, the books were published between 2007 and 2009 by Nazraeli Press as three individual Limited Edition volumes: "South Central" (2007), "South East" (2008), and "Greater Atlanta" (2009). Each of the titles is the First Limited Edition and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. "South Central" consists of 72 pages with 57 duotone plates; "South East", 72 pages with 57 duotone plates; and "Greater Atlanta", 88 pages with 73 duotone plates. All three volumes, particularly "South Central", are now rare. They are presented here as a Complete Set in an elegant, handmade green-and-white cloth slipcase that will protect and keep them together for posterity. In pristine glassine DJ&#39;s, as issued. "The artist possesses an uncanny ability to pull folly, aggression, and tenderness through his lens simultaneously, and delivers a powerful and touching visual novel of the human condition" (Publisher&#39;s blurb on "South Central"). "Renowned for producing powerful pictures that capture the strong sense of displacement and isolation felt by many young Americans" (on "South East"). "Provides his testimony on contemporary American civilization. Combining portraits and landscapes, he weaves a symbolic and lyrical investigation that subtly questions notions of Progress. He further develops motifs - on the automobile, on the telephone - and catalogues car culture, fast food, convenience stores, and suburban sprawl" (on "Greater Atlanta"). An absolute "must-have" set for "South" Trilogy and Mark Steinmetz collectors. <b><i> These copies of "South Central", South East", and "Greater Atlanta" are very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Mark Steinmetz. These titles are now highly collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such Signed And Slipcased Complete Set available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, pristine beauties. Copies of each volume available online command hundreds of dollars even though many of them have major flaws. This is a complete, elegant, and accessible alternative. A rare signed set thus. </b></i> Mark Steinmetz&#39;s "South" Trilogy is now widely regarded as one of the greatest photographic projects of our time. One of the most brilliant living photographers. A fine collectible set. (SEE ALSO OTHER MARK STEINMETZ TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1590051718.

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        Atlantic Reporter 2d. Vols. 800 to 947 in 148 books (2002-2007)

      2007 - Atlantic Reporter 2d. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson West. Vols. 800 to 947 in 148 books (2002-2007). Ex-library with stamps, else excellent. Publisher's Price USD 350.00 each. * Contains state court opinions from nine Eastern states and the District of Columbia, plus West headnotes and Key Numbers. Coverage includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and District of Columbia Municipal Court of Appeals.

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        The Good Guy - Signed/Lettered Edition

      New York: Charnel House. As New. 2007. Limited Signed Edition; Signed by Author. Cloth. A very handsome Limited Edition Lettered "N", in unread As New condition, signed by author Dean Koontz. Hand bound in half dark green Moroccan leather, raised bands on spine with 22kt gold tooling and Japanese Tsumugi-Shantung silk boards in As New, handmade slip-case bound in Tsumugi-Shantung silk; Dean Koontz tests the limits of an ordinary guy put into an extraordinary situation involving a pretty, young woman, completely unaware of a $10,000 hit on her life being carried out by a cop, whom Koontz calls evil incarnate .

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        Before They Are Hanged

      UK: Gollancz. London, Gollancz, 2007. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book and jacket are near fine, with some creasing to the inside of the jacket and a couple of light bumps. A very nice copy. The second in the First Law Trilogy and the scarcest of the three books (c800 copies printed). . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 2007.

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        Landschap Muiderberg II'.

      Oil on canvas, 36 x 40 cms. Signed 'Jan de Beus', titled, dated (2006/2007) and annotated 'Muiderberg' on the reverse of the canvas stretcher. Also partly painted on the reverse of the canvas + stretcher. A powerful and expressive painting by the Dutch artist, who is entirely dedicated to color. SEE ILLUSTRATION. - Oil on canvas, 36 x 40 cms. Signed 'Jan de Beus', titled, dated (2006/2007) and annotated 'Muiderberg' on the reverse of the canvas stretcher. Also partly painted on the reverse of the canvas + stretcher. A powerful and expressive painting by the Dutch artist, who is entirely dedicated to color. SEE ILLUSTRATION.

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        Al-Mutanabbi Street

      Boston. 2012. Artist&#39;s book, unique copy with all the original art, 16 leaves, hand- painted and hand-collaged, and hand-lettered in Arabic, which was the setting copy for the edition of the book (10 copies plus 5 reserved for the artists), which is also included, signed by both artists. The 16 original collages are 6-3/4 x 4-/34 inches. The printed edition of the book is 6-7/8 x 5 inches with two small accordion books inserted into pockets on both the front and back cover. Both are housed in custom-made tan cloth over boards clamshell box with tray case for original art. The two small accordion books have no particular order. The artists have written, "This leporello book is a circular narrative of destruction and rebirth, entered by either cover." The text goes on to describe their collaboration, "To produce the originals used for this edition we each used research to arrive at a single image, to which the other responded visually. Each original image was viewed as a vignette, with no thought of sequence. We soon recognized narrative threads, both before and after the bombing."& The original paper collage images, included here with the edition book, were scanned, reordered, and printed in folios on white Rising Stonehenge 24-5gsm using an Epson Stylus Pro 3800 printer and 8- Ultra Chrome K3 ink. Folios were glued to produce a double-sided accordion of 14 pages. Covers are handmade paper with sand on boards. Each of the small accordion books is printed in 10 point Papyrus on Ingres paper. Afraa Gutub, Muhammad Zuhair Gutub and Hatim Sharief provided Arabic translations and calligraphy for the list of some of the dead provided Beau Beausoleil by refugee Moussa Al-Naseri.& This is one of the books contributed to the Al-Mutanabbi Street Project by Artist&#39;s Books from Book Arts at the Centre for Fine Print Research, UK in response to the 2007 car bomb that destroyed much of Al-Mutanabbi Street in the old section of Baghdad, home to book vendors, binderies, printers, and cafes. It was a place for intellectuals to gather as well as those who loved the printed word. Certainly not the first attack on books and ideas, it is only one of the most recent. This project is a lament for those killed as well as a "commemoration of the singular power of words." <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10613.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove

      University of Texas Press, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No Slipcase. Signed. Green cloth, quarter bound in brown leather. 250 copies of this book were printed of which 224 were offered for sale or reserved for the University of Texas Press. (26 lettered copies were reserved for the author). This is #157 and both photographic portraits (Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones) are numbered 157 and SIGNED by Bill Witliff. The volume is SIGNED and dated ("2007") by Bill Wittliff on the title page. The volume has overall light wear and the two prints and tissue guards are llightly wrinkled on the top left corner. This is an oversized book and will require additional postage for priority and international shipping.

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        CHICAGO ACCENT: LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH "THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM DEALS TO NELSON ALGREN" PRINT

      Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2007. Softcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 77 pages. Exhibition catalog. Limited Slipcased Edition of 200 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with the regular edition, which was published simultaneously with it. There is no ISBN. A stunningly beautiful production by Jess Mott: Regular-sized volume format. Pictorial softcovers with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Art Shay. Introduction by the great playwright/novelist/screenwriter David Mamet. Original 8 X 10 inch silver-gelatin print encased in its own protective sheet and laid into the slipcase. Gray cloth slipcase with photographic reproduction pasted on one side. Printed on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. In publisher&#39;s original shrinkwrap. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of the retrospective exhibition of the same name held at the Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago from March 9 through May 26, 2007. Presents a representative and delectable sampling of Art Shay&#39;s huge body of work, culled from an incredible output of over 25,000 published photographs, many of which are now in the Permanent Collection of National Portrait Gallery of Art Washington, DC. The catalog includes classic images that have previously appeared (notably the iconic Nelson Algren photographs) as well as images that appear for the first time in catalog form. It ends heartbreakingly with "Harmon In The Snow, 1955", a portrait of his son (and Nelson Algren&#39;s godson), who died in 1972 at the age of 21. "Art Shay&#39;s photography shakes you up, sets you down gently, pats you on the head, and then kicks you in the ass" (Roger Ebert). A "must-have" edition for Art Shay collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Limited Edition, indicated as such on the Front Limitation Page, and is very boldly and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Art Shay. It is also very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on his Contribution by David Mamet. Art Shay signed every copy of the Limited Edition, but Mamet signed very few of them. Laid-in is an 8 X 10 inch original silver-gelatin print of "The Man With The Golden Arm Deals To Nelson Algren, 1949", which is also very prominently and beautifully studio-stamped, numbered, and signed in black pen on verso by Art Shay. The image appears on Page 17 of the catalog and on the slipcase. Art Shay made four original-print choices for the Limited Edition, this being one of the most evocatively beautiful. This title was not commercially sold and is now highly collectible. This is the only copy available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Its superior production values plus a great print will ensure that the Limited Edition&#39;s value will not only keep but keep going up. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 45 plates, 1 original print. One of the finest American photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ART SHAY AND LEE BALTERMAN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

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        KOUDELKA

      New York City, NY: Aperture Foundation, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/As New Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Aperture Foundation, 2007. Hardcover. As New/As New. First Edition/First Printing. 276 pages. ISBN 1597110302.

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        Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures, 1971 - 2005

      Aperture, 2007 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. NEW. The last ten pages of Vol. 1 have a small crease to one corner. Two-volume set of red cloth-bound hardcovers with gilt lettering in dust jackets, housed in a printed-card carrying case with wood text-block supports. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Two volumes: 1240 pages total; overall, 12.5 x 10.5 x 4.25 inches; 20.5 pounds. Includes artist biographies. Both volumes SIGNED BY GILBERT & GEORGE and generically inscribed "With lots of love fromÉ" Laid in is a color 8.5 x 11 inch flyer promoting a book signing with the artists the Aperture Gallery, NYC. Also included is what appears to be the original Aperture shopping bag. Published on the fortieth anniversary of their meeting and on the eve of a major retrospective that toured the world, this luxurious two-volume hardback set comes in a customized carrying case with handles. It was designed and produced by Gilbert & George and documents every picture the pair has created over the course of their 35-year career. With details and installation views of many significant pieces, it includes 1500 color illustrations. The Complete Pictures is a catalogue raisonne of their photo-based work from 1971 - 2005. Co-published with Tate Publishing, London.

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        Turkey Trot

      Leonia, NJ. 2007. Artist&#39;s Book, one of 25 copies, on pink paper (for wrapping tacos) with tan paper on which text is printed courtesy of Sally Lowe, each copy signed and numbered in deep rose-colored ink. Page size: 9-7/8 x 5 inches (at widest point) and 2 inches at tip; 12pp. Bound by the artist, Lois Morrison: loose with two grommets at top of page and laced with rainbow silk thread, boards covered with yellow, green, brown cloth with all over grass pattern in shape of turkey foot, with turkey foot from La Gurilla (Mexico City) on front board, wrapped in red, yellow, blue and green fruit patterned Mexican oilcloth. Printed by the artist on a Gocco printer and using a Staedtler Mars master cut block. The typeface is Ill Omen. There are two pop-ups of turkeys on the first and last pages; the other pages are collage and original prints that have been heightened with Pigma pens by hand. The text, "These feet / were made / for trotting / and that&#39;s / just what / they&#39;ll do. / One of / these days / they&#39;ll just / trot away / from you." is printed in light brown on tan "labels" on each page. The prints on the pages are in green, black, blue , gray, etc., and are of thick woody areas. There are red gates and flying turkeys - some of the turkeys are laser printed. Plastic, Tyvek and Frasier&#39;s passport paper are all used in the inventive collages that comprise each page. Pop up turkeys? Turkey feet? What more could anyone want in an artist&#39;s book?! <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9946.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        The Black Echo

      Las Vegas: SCV, 2007. First edition thus. Hardcover. As New. Leather edition in slip case. Signed and numbered (#67 of 200), signed also by James Lee Burke who provided the introduction. 15th anniversary edition with gold leaf page edges, book came with glassine dust protector within slipcase, matching art work embossed in gold on book and slipcase and ribbon bookmark bound in.

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        DIARY OF A BAD YEAR

      London, England: Harvill Secker Press, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. London, England: Harvill Secker Press, 2007. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 231 pages. The author&#39;s eleventh novel. One of the greatest novels of our time. Deluxe Leatherbound And Slipcased Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies. Except for the Australian, the Deluxe Edition precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Harvill Secker Press: Regular-sized volume format. Blue goatskin leather binding with gilt titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Text by J. M. Coetzee. Marbled endpapers. Maroon cloth slipcase. Printed on archival stock paper in the United Kingdom to absolutely the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. "Addresses the profound unease of countless people in modern democracies. An eminent, seventy-two-year-old Australian writer is invited to contribute to a book entitled &#39;Strong Opinions&#39;. It is a chance to air some urgent concerns. He writes short essays on the origins of the state, on Machiavelli, on anarchism, on Al-Qaida, on Intelligent Design, on music. What, he asks, is the origin of the state and the nature of the relationship between citizen and state? How should the citizen of a modern democracy react to the state&#39;s willingness to set aside moral considerations and civil liberties in its War on Terror? How does the state handle outsiders? In the laundry-room of his apartment block, he encounters an alluring young woman. When he discovers she is between jobs, he claims failing eyesight and offers her work typing up his manuscript. Anya has no interest in politics, but the job provides a distraction, as does the writer&#39;s evident and not unwelcome attraction toward her. An utterly contemporary work of fiction from one of our greatest writers and deepest thinkers" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). Unlike most contemporary writers, J. M. Coetzee has been an "engaged" writer from the beginning, during his anti-Apartheid days in South Africa. He has also always offered the greatest aesthetic pleasure, in prose of the highest literary quality and in his profoundly speculative, anti-didactic, anti-dogmatic, and anti-propagandistic reflections on the major issues of our time. The novel&#39;s title is an allusion to Coetzee&#39;s idol, Daniel Defoe ("Journal of The Plague Year") while being at the same time, a novel of ideas in the grand tradition of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Kafka. A "must-have" edition for J. M. Coetzee completists. <b><i> This copy is Number 49, indicated as such on the Front Limitation Page, and is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in black ink-pen by J. M. Coetzee. This title sold out upon publication and is now highly collectible. This is one of few signed copies of the Deluxe Leatherbound and Slipcased Edition still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Winner of the Lannan Award in 1998, the Jerusalem Prize in 1999, the Booker Prize in 1983 for "The Life & Times of Michael K" and in 1999 for "Disgrace", the first writer to win the most prestigious British literary award twice. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. One of the greatest living writers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER J. M. COETZEE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1846551668.

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        43 According to Robin Price, with Annotated Bibliography

      Middletown, CT: Robin Price, Publisher, 2007. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. Number 49 of 86 copies. Robin Price has designed, printed, and published books for over twenty-five years. Her works can be found in university and public library collections throughout North America and Europe. This book is particularly personal, as well as complex and mysterious. Ms. Price says that "Text excerpts from 86 books significant to me-mostly other artist&#39;s books-were gathered using formulas based on the number 43, which was my age at the genesis of the project." In her announcement for this book, she says that simple formulas, using modular arithmetic with the number 43, were applied to categories such as page number, paragraph, sentence, line of poetry, etc. The text is grouped by subject matter into sixteen page spreads. Titles of spreads include "Water," "Counting," and "Flora." Paper maps from locations along the 43rd parallels are bound in an accordion that structurally supports the main text, which is printed on graph paper and also hinged together as an accordion. A Legend Card and supplemental Annotated Bibliography are included. The unusual double-layer accordion is housed in an olive-green cloth-covered clamshell box with a river section printed in blue, and a map-paper spine label. The book was co-designed and co-produced with Daniel E. Kelm at the Wide Awake Garage. The typefaces are hand-set ATF Garamond and Kabel. Six colors are printed letterpress. All additional printing within the structure is also letterpress, except for the laser-printed text sheets of the 32 pp bibliography. 11.75 x 8 x 1.5 inches, opens to 20 ft wide; 32 pages with supplemental 32 pp booklet. ARTISTSBOOKS/012011.

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        Turkey Trot.

      Leonia, NJ 2007 - Artist's Book, one of 25 copies, on pink paper (for wrapping tacos) with tan paper on which text is printed courtesy of Sally Lowe, each copy signed and numbered in deep rose-colored ink. Page size: 9-7/8 x 5 inches (at widest point) and 2 inches at tip; 12pp. Bound by the artist, Lois Morrison: loose with two grommets at top of page and laced with rainbow silk thread, boards covered with yellow, green, brown cloth with all over grass pattern in shape of turkey foot, with turkey foot from La Gurilla (Mexico City) on front board, wrapped in red, yellow, blue and green fruit patterned Mexican oilcloth. Printed by the artist on a Gocco printer and using a Staedtler Mars master cut block. The typeface is Ill Omen. There are two pop-ups of turkeys on the first and last pages; the other pages are collage and original prints that have been heightened with Pigma pens by hand. The text, "These feet / were made / for trotting / and that's / just what / they'll do. / One of / these days / they'll just / trot away / from you." is printed in light brown on tan "labels" on each page. The prints on the pages are in green, black, blue , gray, etc., and are of thick woody areas. There are red gates and flying turkeys - some of the turkeys are laser printed. Plastic, Tyvek and Frasier's passport paper are all used in the inventive collages that comprise each page. Pop up turkeys? Turkey feet? What more could anyone want in an artist's book?! See an Image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panthers

      Minneapolis: Indulgence Press, 2007. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. 1 of 26 deluxe lettered copies. This is Letter W. Signed by author and book artist. This book contains 31 previously unpublished poems by the highly regarded poet Michael Dennis Browne. The poems are short and intended to elicit larger thoughts by the reader. Inspired by his love of music, Schilling designed the book to create a meditative environment through the placement of poems and photographs on the page. The book structure acts as a composition around the lines of text to float the poems along the way. The deluxe edition of 26 copies is printed by letterpress in Reykjavik and Philosophia type on MacGregor & Vinzani handmade paper. The pages are French folded and include cyanotype photographic prints; they are sewn with exposed cords laced into red oak boards. The book is housed in a clamshell box bound with blue goatskin and indigo dyed handmade paper. In fine condition. 60 pages. PRI/111512.

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        Fugitive Slaves and American Courts: The Pamphlet Literature. 4 Vols

      2007. Finkelman, Paul, Editor. Fugitive Slaves and American Courts: The Pamphlet Literature. Edited with a New Introduction by Paul Finkelman. New York: Garland Publishers, 1988. 4 Vols. 2,428 pp. Illustrated. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Set ISBN-13: 9781584777403. Set ISBN-10: 1584777400. Hardcover. New. * Reprinted from the series Slavery, Race and the American Legal System, 1700-1872, this set contains facsimiles of 56 rare pamphlets relating to court cases involving fugitive slaves. As in the companion set, Southern Slaves in Free State Courts, some pamphlets were part of the public debate over judicial decisions. Others used cases to promote the antislavery cause or, in some instances, support or justify slavery. "These...volumes belong in every library used for research, and in particular at all law school libraries. They will prove valuable to historians, lawyers, law teachers and students, and all persons interested in the problems of slavery and race in American experience.": William M. Wiecek, American Journal of Legal History 33 (1989) 187.

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        JULIUS SHULMAN: MODERNISM REDISCOVERED - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (SHULMAN, JULIUS). Shulman, Julius, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Owen Edwards, Philip J. Ethington & Peter Loughrey. JULIUS SHULMAN: MODERNISM REDISCOVERED - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. Koln, GERMANY: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 2007. First Edition. Small Folio. Cloth in Slipcase. Photography Monograph. Fine/No Jackets - As Issued. 1008pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in English, German and French. "Julius Shulman&#39;s photography was instrumental in crafting the image of the midcentury Southern California lifestyle across the United States and around the world. His work keenly identifies the distinctive structural, functional, and design elements of a building, in the context of both its natural surroundings and the people who occupy the spaces. This sensitivity, combined with his intuitive and brilliant sense of composition and timing, has earned him the reputation as a master of the genre. This extensive, three-volume set presents over four hundred architectural gems into the spotlight. Not just restricted to the West Coast, the images were taken all across the United States as well as in Mexico, Israel, and Hong Kong. Each project and photograph in these volumes was personally selected from over 260,000 photographs over a two-year period by publisher Benedikt Taschen". Featured architects and designers include William Beckett, Craig Ellwood, Albert Frey, Frank Gehry, Bruce Goff, Herb Greene, Philip Johnson, Louis I. Kahn, Raymond Kappe, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner, Paul Laszlo, Le Corbusier, Charles Luckman, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oscar Niemeyer, Richard J. Neutra, William L. Pereira, R.M. Schindler, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Raphael Soriano, Welton Becket Associates, Frank Lloyd Wright, and many more. A pristine slipcased set SIGNED by Julius Shulman in ink on the title page of the first volume, still in the publisher&#39;s printed shipping box and shrinkwrap that has been discreetly opened for the photographer&#39;s signature. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-8228-4287-7 Inventory Number: 022207&

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        Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen. 4 Vols. in 3 books. Complete set

      2007. Liebermann, Felix. Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen. Halle a. S., M. Niemeyer, 1898-1912. 4 Vols. in 3 books. lxii, 675; viii, 758; [6], 356 pp. ISBN-13: 9781584778363. ISBN-10: 1584778369. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Cloth. New. * Text in Anglo-Saxon, Latin and German. "Liebermann&#39;s edition has superseded all others; and has gone a long way towards providing us with a complete text of the materials for the history of English law both before the Conquest, and also of that confused period which lies between the Conquest and the reign of Henry II. (.)For this edition Liebermann examined about one hundred and eighty manuscripts in more than forty libraries in England and on the continent. He does not content himself with giving us a single text. He gives us in parallel columns the texts of all the leading manuscripts of the Anglo-Saxon laws, in the notes are divergent readings, and, on the opposite page, are passages from the post-Conquest literature based on these laws. As Maitland says, the book looks like the full score of an opera.&#39; And, in addition to the texts, Liebermann has given us an account of the former editions, a dictionary of Anglo-Saxon and Latin words, a subject glossary, introductions to, and a commentary on, the laws. The book is thus far more than a text of the Anglo-Saxon laws and Anglo-Norman law books. The texts are explained; and, in the glossary, the material is not only collected under appropriate headings, it is systematically arranged in the form of concise essays, which contain many relevant references to other Germanic bodies of law, and to other Anglo-Norman sources. It is, as Professor Hazeltine has said, one of the finest products of the new historical school of the nineteenth century.": Holdsworth, The Historians of Anglo-American Law 127-128.

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        COLLATIONES BRUGENSES (ET GANDAVENSES), 92 ANNEES (1911-2006)

      Typis Ad. Maertens-Matthys, Brugis 2007 - RO40144959: 92 années. 4 tomes par année. 5 années (1915-1919) non publiées. 29 volumes (années) reliés. Quelques étiquettes, annotations (codes) et tampons de bibliothèque. Texte en latin, néerlandais et diverses autres langues. Couvertures des premiers numéros passées. Tomus XVI, jan. 1911: Opus Periodicum Autoritate Illmi Episcopi Brugensis et Opera RR. DD. Prof. Maj. Sem. Brugenses. Disquisitio dogmatica de unione justorum cum Deo tum in hac vita tum in vita aeternum beata, Quaestio VII, Propria indoles inhabitationis divinae in justo (.), G.J. Waffelaert. Responsa adquaestionis in Conferentiis mensis Novembris propositas, Q. Explica Philem. v. 15-20, etc. Zevende Jaargang, N. Een, 1961: Driemaandelijks Tijdschrift Uitgegeven door de Theologieprofessoren van de Grootseminaries van Brugge en Gent. A. Roets, Het vagevuur. P. Declerck, De Middeleeuwse monastieke cultuur. L. Van Peteghem, De theologie van de verkondiging. M. Sabbe, Geborgenheid bij God, Ps. 91. M. Sabbe, De Paulinische Beschrijving van de parousie. M. Fraeyman, Het diakonaat in de belangstelling. D. Quartier, De nieuwe wet toto zedelijke bescherming van de jeugd. Jaargang 37 (2007), N. 4: Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Theologie en Pastoraaa. Annemie Dillen, 'Veerkracht' als concept voor het theologische denken over gezinnen. Raymond Jahae, Aspecten van het heilsbegrip. De Aanwezigheid van de Kerken in het Openbare Leven. G. Papathomos, De niet-aanwezigheid van de kerken in het openbare leven: De oorzaken en het debat. Jan de Volder, De aanwezigheid van de kerken in het openbare leven: Een katholiek getuigenis. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 490-Autres langues [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

      London, UK: Bloomsbury , 2007. Book. New. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with the statement &#39;First Edition&#39; to the copyright page as called for to indicate a true first print in a pristine Dust Jacket. SIGNED by J.K. Rowling to the title page, this copy DOES NOT have any security hologram sticker to the top corner of the title page..

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        NEIL LEIFER: BALLET IN THE DIRT - THE GOLDEN AGE OF BASEBALL - LIMITED SIGNED SLIPCASED FIRST EDITION

      (LEIFER, NEIL). Leifer, Neil, Ron Shelton & Gabriel Schechter. Eric Kroll, Editor. NEIL LEIFER: BALLET IN THE DIRT - THE GOLDEN AGE OF BASEBALL - LIMITED SIGNED SLIPCASED FIRST EDITION . Signed by the Photographer. Koln, GERMANY: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 2007. First Edition 1/1000 Deluxe. Oblong Folio. Pictorial Boards, Boxed. Photography Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 302pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in English, German and French. Limited to one thousand signed copies only, this beautifully designed and printed Taschen undertaking presents over three hundred of Neil Leifer&#39;s extraordinary baseball images of the sixties and seventies. "From the 1960 World Series between the Yankees and the Pirates to the 1977 Series between the Yankees and the Dodgers, Neil Leifer never stopped shooting. He was up in the nosebleed section of the grandstands in Yankee Stadium, in the rafters of the Astrodome in Houston, or a helicopter high above. Who won the games wasn&#39;t important - only how the game was played. The blood, sweat, and grace, it&#39;s all about the game, and Leifer&#39;s photographs create a topographical map to the very heart and soul of baseball". A pristine copy of this already out of print gem NUMBERED AND SIGNED by Neil Leifer, still sealed in shrinkwrap in the publisher&#39;s printed shipping box. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-8228-2207-8 Inventory Number: 021272&

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        The Proceedings of The Twenty -First World Congress of Philosophy. A Thirteen Volume Series. (Complete)

      Philosophical Society of Turkey, Turkey 2007 - Titles in the series: Vol. 1 - Ethics. Vol. 2 - Social and Political Philosophy. Vol. 3 - Human Rights. Vol. 4 - Philosophy of Education. Vol. 5 - Logic and Philosophy of Sciences. Vol. 6 - Epistemology. Vol. 7 - Philosophy and Culture(s). Vol. 8 - Philosophy of Religion. Vol. 9 - Philosophical Anthropology. Vol. 10 - Ancient and Modern Philosophy. Vol. 11 - Contemporary Philosophy. Vol. 12 - Philosophical Trends in the XX Century. Vol. 13 Philosophy Facing World Problems. Inaugural Speeches-Plenary Addresses-Symposia- Endowed and Special Lectures. Vol. 1 only is flawed due to severe vertical creasing and dogear to Page 21/22. Page 23 has crease at upper right corner. All other Volumes are in excellent condition. Green boards with silver lettering. Each volume has a separate ISBN #. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twenty Poems of Walking. Ivor Gurney. 2007

      Gurney, Ivor. Twenty Poems of Walking. Shropshire, Tern Press. 2007 1st, limited edition No. 7 of 30. 4to. Pp33. Printed on Magnani with lithographs by Nicholas Parry. Signed by Nicholas and Mary Parry. Bound and signed by Paul Delrue in 2008. Brown morocco with blind tooling and multicoloured lacunose panels to front and back boards illustrating man moving through nature. All edges hand coloured. Within a green buckram clam shell box lined with brown suede. Very small bump to box edge, otherwise in mint condition throughout.

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        MARIO TESTINO: LET ME IN - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (TESTINO, MARIO). Testino, Mario. Introduction by Michael Roberts. Foreword by Nicole Kidman.. MARIO TESTINO: LET ME IN - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. Koln, GERMANY: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 2007. First Edition 1/1000 Deluxe. Folio. Cloth in Dust Jacket, Slipcase. Photography Monograph. As New./As New.. 306pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "As one of the 21st Century&#39;s most traveled, acclaimed, and influential fashion photographers, Mario Testino has unsurpassed access to the most magnetic stars of popular culture. For some time now he has been collecting a personal archive of off-screen moments, often snatched spontaneously before, during, and after more official sittings for "Vanity Fair", "Vogue", and Testino&#39;s many clients in the world of fashion. The result is a portrait not just of a generation of the most wanted and talked-about, but an invitation to be part of the backstage parties and unstaged moments of Testino&#39;s life. Sometimes offbeat, but always on the pulse, "Let Me In!", with Testino&#39;s eye for a modern kind of elegance liberated from conventional polish, is a new chapter from the photographer who has already made his mark with the books "Any Objections", "Front Row Backstage", "Alive", "Portraits", "Kids", "Diana Princess of Wales", and numerous exhibitions and publications worldwide". Limited to one thousand copies only, this massive tome is one of the most lavish glances behind the veil of celebrity yet published. An unused copy of this already out of print essential SIGNED AND NUMBERED by Mario Testino still shrinkwrapped in the publisher&#39;s Plexiglas slipcase and printed shipping carton, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 3-8228-4416-0 Inventory Number: 020988&

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        ARCHAEOLOGY IN REVERSE

      London, England: Nobody/Archive Of Modern Conflict, 2007. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. London, England: Nobody/Archive Of Modern Conflict, 2007. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. Artist Book. Now considered a contemporary photography classic. Limited Clamshell Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with the Limited Edition of 3000 copies. The edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Stephen Gill and Melanie Mues: Regular-sized volume format. Mustard cloth boards with orange design on the cover and orange titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs by Stephen Gill. Text by Iain Sinclair. Brown cloth clamshell box. 7.5 X 8.5 inch color print encased in its own sleeve and laid-in. Printed on thick coated stock paper by EBS in Verona, Italy to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents one of three conceptually inventive photography books published simultaneously by Stephen Gill (the other two are "Hackney Flowers" and "Anonymous Origami"). "Stephen Gill has learned this: To haunt the places that haunt him. His photo-accumulations demonstrate a tender vision factored out of experience. Alert, watchful, not over-eager, wary of that mendacious conceit, &#39;closure&#39;. There is always flow, momentum, the sense of a man passing through a place that delights him. A sense of stepping down, immediate engagement, politic exchange. What I like about Stephen Gill is that he has learned to give us only as much as we need, the bones of the bones of the bones" (Iain Sinclair). Firmly grounded in the great British documentary tradition, Stephen Gill&#39;s photographs are honest, telling, and brilliant. His conceptual rigor and intelligence, unsentimental empathy for his subjects, and delicate use of color are astonishingly assured (that is, devoid of artistic vanity and self-indulgence) for a photographer who just started taking photographs (in his early 20&#39;s) and already has several published collections and one masterpiece (in his early 30&#39;s). The "object-in-relation-to-place" motif runs throughout Stephen Gill&#39;s oeuvre, and in this book, is especially moving. A "must-have" title for Stephen Gill collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Limited Clamshell Box Edition, indicated as such on the Front Limitation Page, and it is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in pencil by Stephen Gill. It is also signed in pencil by Iain Sinclair. It comes with a 7.5 X 8.5 inch color print, also very prominently and beautifully signed and dated (in the year of publication) in pencil on verso by the photographer: "Stephen Gill 2007". This edition is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Clamshell Box Edition still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 104 plates. Stephen Gill&#39;s "Hackney Wick" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the most brilliant living photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER STEPHEN GILL TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0954940563.

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        THE PAINTINGS OF HENDRICK TER BRUGGHEN. Catalogue Raisonné.

      Editore: John Benjamins Publishing Amsterdam 2007 Ril. in cart. con sovr.ill. a colori, cm 29,5x22,5, pp 468, 17 tavv a colori e 138 tavv. con moltissime ill. in b/n.

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        Suppose One Were A Fish

      [Seattle]: Incunabla. 2007. A broadside excerpt from Crowley&#39;s Little, Big, issued in conjunction with what was to be the 25th anniversary edition of Crowley&#39;s World Fantasy Award-winning novel, which is still a work-in-progress but has yet to be published. A 24" x 37" poster, with art by Peter Milton, whose haunting drawings, etchings, engravings and prints were to grace the new edition. When Little, Big was first published, Ursula LeGuin famously wrote that "all by itself it calls for a redefinition of fantasy"; Thomas Disch called it "the greatest fantasy novel ever." The literary critic Harold Bloom listed three books by John Crowley, including Little, Big, in his book The Western Canon. Bloom is listed as providing an Introduction to the anniversary edition of the novel. One can get a sense, from this poster, of the aesthetic of the anniversary volume, as one can from various parts of the above website. The lettered limited edition of the poster, one of 26 lettered copies, this being letter "L," signed by John Crowley, artist Peter Milton, editor John Drummond and book designer John D. Berry. Rolled; else fine. A scarce artifact of a publishing project that is still underway, associated with one of the best-loved and most highly regarded fantasy novels of all time. . First Edition.

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        Una Grande Storia Italiana

      Cologne: Taschen,, 2007. Folio. Original white cloth, titles to upper cover in six colour silkscreen and gilt, titles to spine gilt. Housed in original silk covered clamshell box. Fine in fine box. Art Edition. Limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by Valentino Garavani. Accompanied by four prints of original drawings from the 1950s and 1960s, all signed by Valentino, and authenticated with a stamp on the back.

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        The Visual Translation Of The Midnight Court

      The Visual Translation Of The Midnight Court By Pauline Bewick.A limited edition of two hundred and fifty presentation sets, of eleven signed and numbered prints on Pauline Bewick's visual translation of The Midnight Court.Presented in its own exclusive presentation box, handmade by Muckross House Bindery.In 2007 Pauline Bewick was commissioned to visually translate the 18th Century poem 'The Midnight Court' by Brian Merriman.

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        Valentina Complete Eighteen Volume Set

      Milano: Corriere Della Sera/Panini Comics. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. The set includes eighteen hardcover volumes comprising every Valentina story ever published. Pictorial boards, no dustjacket as issued. The lower front corner of volume 15 is bruised, volume 1 has a tiny tear to the spine and a faint score mark to the back board. The other volumes are in fine condition. The Louise Brooks inspired heroine created by Crepax appeared for the first time as a secondary character in the series Neutron. It rapidly overshadowed the title character and became the protagonist of stories that were a mix of popular genres with, in addition, a good dose of erotica thrown in. At more than two thousand and nine hundred pages and with more than eighty stories, this is the definitive Valentina set. Includes also numerous illustrations and several essays introducing the stories in each volume. In the Italian language. Adults only. ; 22 x 27 cm .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Brick Lane.

      London: Bloodworks, 2007 - Offset lithograph on wove paper Size: 59.5 x 42 cm. Fine condition. Edition of 6 signed in Doherty's own blood lower right and stamped Bloodworks lower left. From an edition of 40 (6 signed in Doherty's blood, 29 and 5 artists proofs signed in ox-blood ink.)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Aeroplane

      Oundle, UK: Oundle Festival Press, 2007. Book. New. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. This UK first edition, first printing (first impression) Deluxe hand-numbered copies signed by Haruki Murakami on a specially designed printed bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Designed and printed by Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge. Printed by letter press on mould-made paper and bound in stiff, blue paper-covered boards by the Fine Bindery, Wellingborough. 22 pages. This is Number 46 of 120 the Acetate dustjacket is also present as called for. Laid in is a the book Prospectus..

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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