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        Iskandariya

      Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey. Fine+; Signed by Author & Illustrator. 2007. Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing. Pamphlet. This is number 12 of the 50 copy Limited Edition and is signed by both the author and the artist. The book is sewn into a non-adhesive structure by Claudia Cohen, with a fully etched dust jacket (13 x 18 inches, folded to fit the book) printed by the artist on sekishu. The first 15 copies (and four contributor copies), forming the Boxed Issue, include a separate folder with 12 state proofs of all the aquatints, and a 12-page pamphlet recounting the publisher and artist's collaboration on designing the book. Very Fine; Iskandariya was created in collaboration with artist Briony Morrow-Cribbs, who developed and printed a series of 11 aquatint prints to accompany the first book publication of Brigit Pegeen Kelly's prose poem Iskandariya, a perfect companion for Briony's growing bestiary of anthropomorphically jumbled creatures .

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        Iskandariya. Aquatints by Briony Morrow-Cribbs

      [Vancouver, British Columbia:] Heavenly Monkey, 2007 One of fifty copies, signed by the poet and the artist. Bound at the studio of Claudia Cohen. Signatures gathered and sewn into a plain paper wrappers, enclosed with a full-sheet (approximately 13 x 20") original etching on Sekishu which serves as a dust-wrapper. . Octavo (8 " x 5."). . [9] pp. of text, interleaved with aquatints, eleven in all, including frontispiece and vignette. . Hand-set in Perpetua & printed on dampened paper made by Reg Lissel; aquatints printed on kitakata by the artist. As new, in publisher's paper-covered board slipcase. Brigit Pegeen Kelly has published three poetry collectionsÐThe Orchard, Song, and To the Place of Trumpets. She is a professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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        The Simple Line

      Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey. Fine+; Signed by Author. 2007. Limited Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The text was set in 18-point Centaur and printed in two colors on Arches paper. The essay (9 x 13 inches, 10 pp, sewn folios issued in a cloth case binding by Claudia Cohen, with printed spine label) is being issued jointly by Heavenly Monkey and CVS Fine Arts, limited to 50 copies signed by the artist. Numbers 1-25 (this one being #16) were issued through Heavenly Money and cased in natural linen. Very Fine condition; This essay about Charles' approach to etching was originally written as the introduction to a retrospective of etchings he created over the past two decades. That book, titled Twenty-One Years, Twenty-One Prints, has being issued privately (spring 2007) by the artist, in an edition of just 13 copies (issue price in the mid-four figures). Impressed by the essay's insight to his work and art, Heavenly Monkey proposed over-printing it and issuing it as a companion volume. The essay features five tipped-in prints of Charles' earliest etchings, plus a new etching created just for The Simple Line. The title page features a new drawing colored by the artist .

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        Star Spell

      San Jose, CA, 2007. Limited Edition. A UNIQUE ARTISTSÕ BOOK which has been signed and dated by the artist. The words ÒStar SpellÓ are written largely in resist and have been watercolored over to reveal the words across the twilight sky background. The familiar rhyme reads: ÒStar light / star bright / first star / I see tonight / I wish I may / I wish I might / have the wish / I wish tonight.Ó Fine in grey paper wrappers with white hand lettered title to spine and silver star to front panel. The interior is bound accordion style and is hand painted and lettered in white on Zerkall Book paper. This is a charming book by well known calligrapher, Cari Ferraro. In addition to her unique artistsÕ books and small limited editions, she has written several books detailing her calligraphy techniques. [16 pages.] ARTB/012408. Fine.

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        The Children of Hurin - UK Deluxe Edition Signed By Alan Lee with a Full Page Illustration

      London: Harper Collins, 2007. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Alan Lee. Signed by Illustrator. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 17, 2007 by Harper Collins. Signed by the illustrator, Alan Lee to the Title Page & Dated 20-4-07. At the same time Alan Lee made a full page drawing of a beautiful elvish maiden, and also Signed it. "The Children of Hurin, UK De Luxe Edition The first standalone tale of Middle-earth since 1977, and the first complete version of one of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Great Tales', with many exclusive features:" "Drawing together J.R.R. Tolkiens original manuscripts, using many sources spaced out over decades, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a narrative without any editorial invention." "Includes a brand new red and black Map of Beleriand specially drawn by Christopher Tolkien, which appears as a fold-out sheet." "Contains eight colour paintings and twenty-five pencil sketches, specially commissioned from award-winning artist, Alan Lee." "Features an exclusive colour frontispiece painting by Alan Lee." "Includes a specially written introduction and appendix on the history and writing of the tale by Christopher Tolkien." "Quarter-bound in blue with grey boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of the Helm of Hador created by Alan Lee, and housed in a matching custom-built slipcase." "Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker." "This edition available for a limited time only." Don't expect to see many of these for sale, as most will end up in private collections. This Deluxe Edition is matched in style and design to the 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of 'The Lord of the Rings', and The Deluxe Hobbit that were concurrently issued in 2004. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.. Signed by Illustrator. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by Alan Lee. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As New / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        Curiosity and Enlightenment. Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuery

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.. First Edition. Black Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 280mm x 220mm 9780300124934 x., 386pp., col. & b/w illus., notes, biblio.. Minor shelfwear, rubbing, edgewear to dj.. ' This fascinating and unique book offers a history of museum collecting in western Europe over the course of its formative centuries, tracing its origins from the culture of collecting that emerged during the Renaissance, which served the purposes of both prestige and academic enquiry, and concluding with the great changes of the nineteenth century which would prove so influential to the museum movement of later years. Taking into account both individual collectors and public institutions, Arthur MacGregor covers topics such as the methods by which materials from both the manmade and natural world were selected and displayed, problems of preservation and presentation, the specialization of individual areas, such as fine arts, antiquities or natural history, as well as the developments of the nineteenth century which brought such collections within the reach of a much wider public. With the aid of 200 images, this book offers for the first time a wide-ranging survey of this entire process as well as the changing preoccupations of collectors, all set within a broader social context.' Scarce. [183]

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        DUE CONSIDERATIONS. ESSAYS AND CRITICISM

      Knopf NY: Knopf, 2007. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Updike to Louis Auchincloss on the title page. "for Louis A. with admirations and affection John U." Cloth spine ends very lightly pushed; otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. l. Association Copy. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Angelique and the Pearl Necklace

      Foolsgold Studio 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'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'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. See an Image.

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        Mapping Golgotha. Wilfred Owen: Letters & Poems

      Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 2007 Custom Bound by Paul C Delrue in green cloth, rounding and backing, silk sewn headbands, title in real gold to spine. Internally grey endpapers, small binders stamp to fep, 51 pp + 2 pp of notes. An edition limited to 200 numbered copies. Owen, Wilfred Edward Salter, poet, who after recovering from shell shock in 1915 he was graded GS (fit for general service) in June and rejoined the 5th Manchesters at Scarborough. He was recommended for a home posting but the recommendation was rejected, returned to the front in September 1918 during the final advance on the German lines. His courage in the ensuing conflict won him the MC, but he was killed while crossing the Sambre and Oise Canal near Ors in the early morning of 4 November—one week before the armistice, and two years before the first collection of his poems was published. (see ODNB for a full bio)

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        Jeff Koons Edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth

      Taschen Cologne: Taschen, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated cloth with inlaid lobster pictorial. Fine in fine red cloth solander box lettered in gilt/No Dust Jacket. Koons, Jeff. 606 pages. 44 x 35 cm. Limited edition, copy 267 of 1600 (1800), signed by Koons. Biographical essay by Ingrid Sischy, commentary by Eckhard Schneider, and a presentation of Koons work in chronological order. All essays in English, German and French. Exhibitions. Bibliography, List of Illustrated Works. Koons remains controversial despite having one of his works set a world record at auction [Christie's London on June 30, 2008] for a living artist, fetching more than twenty-five and a half million dollars.

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        View

      Berkeley, CA: Flying Fish Press. 2007. One of 100 copies, each signed and numbered on the inside of the box by the author, artist, and designer, Julie Chen. Box: 13-3/4 x 6-1/4 x 4-3/4 inches, wrapped in dull gold and oyster white Japanese book cloths with title printed in black on green paper label; closure in green paper and oyster-colored book cloth over book board with title printed in black; closure with magnet and corresponding magnet in case. The box contains two books: MISE EN SCENE and AFTERIMAGE, both printed letterpress. MISE EN SCENE is printed on a single long sheet of grey paper with laser cut outs. The page is inserted between the top lighter grey page and the bottom grey- green page. The cut-out text on gray paper gives the illusion of floating freely in space when the book is opened. MISE EN SCENE is bound accordion style with green cloth over boards with a lighter grey-green cloth and paper label in green printed with title in black and sewn with grey thread on the exterior edge. AFTERIMAGE text is printed in black on grey-green paper that is bound accordion style between double fold of green paper silkscreen printed with tree limbs in darker green. The text is behind Mylar and appears in laser cutouts in the page spread. The two books are housed on each side of the box. In the center of the box is a still life of water and trees. This diorama is made of concrete, resin with trees made for architectural models and is behind Plexiglas that is hinged at the top and can be opened from the bottom. Once again, Ms. Chen has created an intricate book / object. The execution is flawless, but not simply as a display of virtuosity. Rather, the physical object is designed to engage the reader / viewer in conveying her text, and she succeeds admirably. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9927.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        DER SPIEGEL. Das deutsche Nachrichten-Magazin (später Nachrichtenmagazin) Jahrgang 1 - 57 / 1947 - 2007. (Jg.1-3 in Nachdruck, sonst alles Or.-Hefte, gebunden, ab 1959 - 2007 in den roten Or.-Leinenbänden bzw. in Or.-Heften) Mit Registerbänden. 1948 - 1950, 1953 -1998. Hrsg. von Rudolf Augstein.

      In sehr guten priv. Einbäden, (siehe Foto) ab 1959 in "Spiegel"-Originaleinbänden, Rest in Or.-Heften. 4to. (Der Preis schließt den Transport innerhalb Deutschlands, 34 Bananenkisten, ein.) *Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. Vollständiges Exemplar der einzigen Deutschen Zeitschrift, die bis zum heutigen Tage besteht! Woche für Woche, Jahr für Jahr : Nachrichten, Berichte, Hintergründe aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur von der Nachkriegszeit, dem Wirtschaftsaufschwung. vom "Mauerbau" bis zum "Fall der Mauer"... Wahlkämpfe der bewegten Jahre 1965 - 1970 mit der ganzen Berichterstattung aus den Dt. Universitäten über die Studentenbewegung, die Regierung Brandt / Schmidt. Die Zeit des "Kalten Krieges" mit den Regierungen Kennedy, Chruschtschow bis Gorbatschow. Eine fast schon zur Sentimentalität treibende Informationsflut aus der Vergangenheit "unserer" Tage, Wochen, Jahre! //..// Gebundene Reprints: 1947, 1948, 1949. Jahr 1950+1958 in roten, hellen, schwarzen Halbleinenbänden; bis zum Jahr 1999 in einheitl. Or.-Spiegeleinbänden; Rest in Or. Heften. Ein Teil der Register - Hefte im "vom Spiegel-Verlag autorisierten Nachdruck"!! Lieferung der Reihe in ca. 1-2 Wochen nach der Bestellung. Falls gewünscht, wird die Reihe bis zum Tag der Auslieferung ergänzt und gebunden. // Europäisches "Umland": Transport nach Absprache, mit eigenem Wagen: 4.500,-+ ca. ¤200 - ¤ 400,--, je nach Entfernung //

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        Bluebird. Autograph musical manuscript of a setting for two female voices with instrumental accompaniment of Herman Melville&#39;s poem, "Bluebird." A complete working draft

      5 pp. Folio (355 x 280 mm.). Notated in pencil with additional markings in coloured ink. Signed and dated 2007. . Tsontakis studied with Hugo Weisgall, Felix Greissle and Roger Sessions. His honours include the Charles Ives Living Award, the Grawemeyer, two Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards (1989, 1992), a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1995), a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (1996) and numerous commissions.& & "[His] early works are written in a dissonant chromatic idiom not unlike that of Sessions. His musical language soon shifted, however, towards a classically-influenced style characterized by large-scale harmonic prolongations and what he calls &#39;the timeless gesture&#39;, a reference to the past through evocation rather than quotation. With the String Quartet no. 3 &#39;Carragio&#39; (1986) he arrived at an idiosyncratic tonal language propelled by a non-minimalist, Beethovenian use of repetition. Another primary feature of his work, particularly notable in the Byzantium Kanon (1986) and Stabat mater (1990), is the influence of sacred music of the Greek Orthodox church. Secular folk music of the same region figures prominently in the oratorio Erotokritos (1982) and other works." Eric Moe in Grove online

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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: 021039&

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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.

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        The Children of Hurin - UK Deluxe Edition Signed By Christopher Tolkien & Alan Lee on Publishers Bookplate

      London: Harper Collins, 2007. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Alan Lee. Signed by Illustrator & Editor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 2007 by Harper Collins. Signed by the editor and illustrator, Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee, to special bookplate, featuring Lee&#39;s motif of the Helm of Hador, attached to the half title page. "The Children of Hurin, UK De Luxe Edition The first standalone tale of Middle-earth since 1977, and the first complete version of one of J.R.R. Tolkien&#39;s &#39;Great Tales&#39;, with many exclusive features:" "Drawing together J.R.R. Tolkiens original manuscripts, using many sources spaced out over decades, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a narrative without any editorial invention." "Includes a brand new red and black Map of Beleriand specially drawn by Christopher Tolkien, which appears as a fold-out sheet." "Contains eight colour paintings and twenty-five pencil sketches, specially commissioned from award-winning artist, Alan Lee." "Features an exclusive colour frontispiece painting by Alan Lee." "Includes a specially written introduction and appendix on the history and writing of the tale by Christopher Tolkien." "Quarter-bound in blue with grey boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of the Helm of Hador created by Alan Lee, and housed in a matching custom-built slipcase." "Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker." "This edition available for a limited time only." With Houghton Mifflin wishing to reach out and do something special for the loyal Tolkien fans, along with Christopher Tolkien&#39;s reluctance to grant public appearances, they conceived the idea for a signed bookplate, which Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee both agreed to. It seems approximately 900 bookplates were signed, with less than 500 for distribution in the US, and 250 for the UK, with the remainder held for other promotions. I know of three that were given away as prizes on the Tolkien Library web site, during the "Children of Hurin" Release Party. A very hard to find edition, with the signed bookplate. Don&#39;t expect to see many of these for sale, as most will end up in private collections. This Deluxe Edition is matched in style and design to the 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of &#39;The Lord of the Rings&#39;, and The Deluxe Hobbit that were concurrently issued in 2004. Digital photo&#39;s available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.. Signed by Illustrator & Editor. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by Alan Lee. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As New / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        Alpha Botanica

      [Portland, Oregon:] Wiesdruck, [2007] One of thirty-three black and white copies out of a total edition of forty-five copies. . Bound by Claudia Cohen in full black morocco with all-over botanical design in gilt. Gilt floral endpapers. . 4 15/16" x 4 3/4." . Forty-eight characters of the Roman and Hebrew alphabets, each set with a unique botanical woodblock illustration. Printed on handmade Velke Losiny Moravia paper, some of which is from twenty year-old stock. The text is set in Dante italic. Fine in fine publisher's slipcase. The alphabet project began in the fall of 2004 with a few trial capitals and many sketches to ascertain the viability of a Yiddish-English book of poems illustrated with engraved images and capitals. From this grew designs for two sets of botanical alphabets, one Roman and one Hebrew. "Alpha Botanica evolved out these alphabets for Paper Towers and became a collaboration with bookbinder extraordinaire, Claudia Cohen. The remainder of the capitals were engraved by the summer of 2006…" (Wiesdruck Press website).

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        ON THE BEACH

      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. 80 pages. Exhibition catalog presented as an Artist Book. One of the greatest photography books of our time. The first and only edition. The single largest book ever published by the Aperture Foundation. Published in a very small and limited one-time-only print run as a hardcover original. The book is now rare. A magnificent production by Richard Misrach, Fabio Cutro, and Dana Faconti: Oversize-volume format in wide oblong shape. The book weighs 12 pounds. Pictorial hard boards, as issued. Photographs and text by Richard Misrach. Publisher&#39;s original cardboard box. The box is integral to the edition because it is printed on one side with the title, ISBN, and original publication price. Printed on thick coated stock paper to the very highest standards. In thick plastic covers with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Published on the occasion of the travelling exhibition which commenced at the Art Institute of Chicago in November, 2007 and went on to other major venues in 2008. Presents Misrach&#39;s singular vision of the sea as the ultimate visual manifestation of Man&#39;s vulnerability and fragility in our perilous times. The book is the most oblique (and therefore compelling) photographic meditation on the meaning of 9/11 thus far. "Internationally renowned for his carefully considered, beautifully rendered epic works, Misrach hones in on our delicate relationship to the sea. Light, color, and form are crucial components. In this body of work he uses a gorgeous, slowly shifting color palette gleaned from changes in depth and tide, abstract patterns of waves and rippling water, and beaches both empty and cluttered. Throughout the series, Misrach carefully balances the minutiae of human gesture against the massive scale of the sea" (Aperture Foundation). "My thinking about this work was influenced by the events of 9/11, particularly by the images of individuals and couples falling from the World Trade Towers. Paradise has become an uneasy dwelling place; the sublime sea frames our vulnerability, and the precarious nature of life itself" (Richard Misrach). A "must-have" title for Richard Misrach collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in metallic-silver marker on the title page by Richard Misrach. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page or bookplate. Misrach signed very few copies of the book. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of few signed copies still available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original cardboard box, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 38 color plates, 9 of which are doublespreads. One of the greatest living American photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER RICHARD MISRACH TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1597110485.

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        Kyffin: A Celebration

      Gwasg Gregynog Wales: Gwasg Gregynog, 2007. Hard Cover. Number 193 of 300 copies. This book collects twelve writings commissioned to celebrate the life and work of the artist Sir Kyffin Williams, R.A. Among the contributors are Nigel Williams, Jan Morris, Anthony Jones, and the Marquess of Anglesey. Illustrated with a selection of the artistÕs linocuts, some previously unpublished. The endpaper design is from Sir KyffinÕs original drawing for the covers of the special binding of Two Old Men. Printed in Monotype Bembo type on Zerkall mould-made paper. Bound in black quarter leather with blue cloth covers, blocked in black on the front cover and titled in gold on the spine. Presented in a blue linen slipcase. In fine condition. 84 pages. PRI/120811. Fine.

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        Storia dell'arte italiana del '900. bologna 1993-2007 editore: bora

      10 voll. ril. in tela con sovr.ill. a col., cm 30x24,5, pp 6496, 9028 tavv. e ill. a col. e b/n, 4720 artisti considerati. Piano dell'opera: generazione maestri storici (3 tomi), Generazione primo decennio, gener. anni dieci, gener. anni venti, gener. anni trenta, gener. anni quaranta (2 tomi), indice generale.

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        Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, and the Chamber of Secrets, and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and the Goblet of Fire, and the Order of the Phoenix, and the Half-Blood Prince, and the Deathly Hallows

      Bloomsbury London: Bloomsbury. 1999-2007. The first printings of the deluxe editions of the full Harry Potter series. Clothbound with pictorial onlays, all edges gilt; fine without dust jackets, as issued. The Azkaban, which was the first volume published in a British deluxe edition (Philosopher's Stone and Chamber being issued in a deluxe edition retroactively) had the smallest printing, (reportedly 7000 copies) and names "Joanne Rowling" rather than "J.K. Rowling" on the copyright page. Here together with the collector's edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard [London: Children's High Level Group, 2008]. The leatherbound Beedle is in a drawstring bag, which, with ten illustrations by Rowling, are housed together in a large box made to look like a textbook, which is contained in the publisher's sleeve. Also included is the Sotheby's catalog for the auction of one of seven copies of the manuscript of Beedle the Bard, with an introduction by Rowling. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Diary Of A Bad Year - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Text Publishing Company Melbourne: Text Publishing Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Signed by Author. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1846551668 . A beautiful unread First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee directly on the title page; An aging writer, Señor C, makes notes in his diary about everything from Guantanamo Bay to the creative truth of dreams. His mesmeric voice is challenged by Anya, the smart, irreverent young woman whom he hires to type his diary notes. Meanwhile Alan, Anya's money-making boyfriend, scorns everything the writer believes in, and schemes against him. (From the cover) .

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        Bluebird. Autograph musical manuscript of a setting for two female voices with instrumental accompaniment of Herman Melville's poem, "Bluebird." A complete working draft

      5 pp. Folio (355 x 280 mm.). Notated in pencil with additional markings in coloured ink. Signed and dated 2007. . Tsontakis studied with Hugo Weisgall, Felix Greissle and Roger Sessions. His honours include the Charles Ives Living Award, the Grawemeyer, two Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards (1989, 1992), a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1995), a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (1996) and numerous commissions. "[His] early works are written in a dissonant chromatic idiom not unlike that of Sessions. His musical language soon shifted, however, towards a classically-influenced style characterized by large-scale harmonic prolongations and what he calls 'the timeless gesture', a reference to the past through evocation rather than quotation. With the String Quartet no. 3 'Carragio' (1986) he arrived at an idiosyncratic tonal language propelled by a non-minimalist, Beethovenian use of repetition. Another primary feature of his work, particularly notable in the Byzantium Kanon (1986) and Stabat mater (1990), is the influence of sacred music of the Greek Orthodox church. Secular folk music of the same region figures prominently in the oratorio Erotokritos (1982) and other works." Eric Moe in Grove online

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        Immagini sintetiche 1965 - 2007 testi di gillo dorfles e marco meneguzzo 2007

      Opera in multiplo - tiratura di 99 ex. (la ns. è la prova d'artista) - cartella di cm. 40,5 x 40,5, contenente un volumetto descrittivo dell'opera (testo italiano / inglese) + 6 tavole "cerchi su griglia quadrata 1965 ricostruite nel 2007" - ogni tavola è autenticata dAll'autore - ex. allo stato di nuovo

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