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        Wirtschaftswunder

      Taschen America Llc, 2008. SGD LTD MU. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-20267947; EAN: 9783836507332

      [Bookseller: Media Mall]
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        Paulus

      Montecassiano Vydia Edizioni d'Arte 2008 L'apostolo delle Genti - Introduzione del filosofo Vincenzo Cappelletti - cm 30 x 42 - pp.250 pp + pagine di tavole - - 25 tavole a colori a pp di Alessandro Romano - Il volume comprende gli ?Atti degli Apostoli? e il Corpus delle Lettere Paoline nella nuova traduzione della CEI. Le epistole sono accompagnate ciascuna da un saggio tematico di Monsignor Fortunato Frezza. Alessandro Romano, scultore, firma 25 tavole in bianco e nero e a colori evocative, lungo le quali si snoda la vicenda dell?Apostolo testimone di Cristo risorto.In copertina, un bassorilievo in bronzo racconta l?evento centrale della movimentata vita di Paolo.

      [Bookseller: Libri Moderni / Antica Libreria Srl]
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        Fire of Love for Students of Life for Teachers of Yoga

      The Innerworks Company. Hardcover. 0977630501 SGNT|Inscribed And Signed by Author Light wear to boards, content clean and sharp, solidly bound, good DJ with some wear . Fair. 2008 . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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        FARNESE LECTIONARY.|THE

      Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2008. red velvet binding (silver ferrules, clasp strips and coat of arms), clamshell case. 103755|107025|107629|35852/NE. Illuminated Manuscripts. folio. red velvet binding (silver ferrules, clasp strips and coat of arms), clamshell case. 64 pages, 6 plates. Facsimile with accompanying hardcover commentary. One of 550 copies. The majestic liturgical book known as the Lezionario Farnese, produced in Rome shortly after the mid-sixteenth century for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, represents a high point for the art of illumination. Given its size the work is of monumental proportions and the wealth of embellishments, we may consider the Lectionary a codex of exceptional merit. Splendid embellishments By commissioning this truly sumptuous work, Alessandro Farnese brought into being a codex which, for hundreds of years, served as one of the Missals used by the Popes and princes of the Church during the solemnities held at the Sistine Chapel. In its splendid full-page illuminations and wonderful gilded frames adorned with putti, masks and floral motifs we note the influences of the grand art of the Renaissance and, in particular, the work of Michelangelo and Raphael. A widely acclaimed illuminator With its impressive embellishments, the Lezionario Farnese represents one of the masterpieces of Giulio Clovio (1498-1578), the most widely acclaimed illuminator of the late sixteenth century. Clovio was praised by the Florentine historian, Giorgio Vasari, in the second edition of his Lives of the Artists, as the Michelangelo in little. Vasari cites the Farnese Book of Hours and the Lectionary as the most important of the works of Clovio, who, after leaving his native Croatia in 1516, achieved great renown as an illuminator. The Neo-Gothic binding The original binding went missing with the arrival of Napoleons troops. The codex was then re-bound in 1809-1810 in a red velvet Neo-Gothic cover of considerable beauty and refinement (the work of the London binders, Benjamin II and James Smith). We may note the wrought and gilded silver ferrules and clasps and, on the front cover, the polychrome porcelain coats of arms of the Towneley family, the last owners of this work. Patronage The Lectionary was a commission from Alessandro Farnese (1520-1589), the grandson of Pope Paul III Farnese (who ordained Alessandro as cardinal at the age of fourteen). In the early 1540s, Clovio entered the service of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, considered by historians the most important patron and connoisseur of the arts of mid-sixteenth century Rome. Clovio served the cardinal for the rest of his life, and bequeathed his fine collection of codices and artworks to his patron. The Commentary: The work is accompanied by a book with commentary, edited by Jonathan J. Alexander, with writings by Jonathan J. Alexander, Nicholas Barker, Elena Calvillo and Clive Wainwright. Facsimile with accompanying commentary with clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        THE HUNGER GAMES, CATCHING FIRE, MOCKINGJAY (All Three First Printings, All Three Hand- Signed By the Author )

      New York: Scholastic, 2008. Collins, Suzanne. THE HUNGER GAMES, CATCHING FIRE, MOCKINGJAY. New York: Scholastic, (2008-2010). First Editions, First Printings (with complete number lines) and all three volumes are as new and unread. THE HUNGER GAMES has been signed, CATCHING FIRE has been inscribed, and most importantly MOCKINGJAY has been hand-signed not just tour-stamped. Suzanne Collins has made a point of not hand-signing copies of Mockingjay except for close friends with the consequence that perfectly matched signed sets such as this are rarely seen in commerce. Housed in a new custom-made maple wood open-end box commissioned especially for this particular set. Despite the hyper-modern nature of this trilogy, the film adaptations (complete with superlative Oscar-winning actress) have put these books in the same iconic category as Harry Potter with the exception that there appear to be more author-signed first printings of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone than author-signed first printings of Mockingjay.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        Disney Big #7 Original Cover Art by Corrado Mastantuono (Donald Duck as an Aviator)

      2008. Non-Book. Original cover art for the Italian comic Disney Big #7 from November 2008. Features Donald Duck as an aviator on board his biplane. Pencil on paper measuring 25 x 35 cm. Signed by the artist on the lower right corner. Mastantuono is the recipient of various awards including the prestigious Yellow Kid in 2001 and the Premio Fumo di China in 2007 for best cover artist. A prime example of his art, which is also featured in the book Corrado Mastantuono: The Art of published by Pavesio in 2010. ; Cover Art; Signed by Artist .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        WYOMING STORIES Limited Box Set (Fine Just the Way it Is; Close Range, Bad Dirt. All 3 volumes signed.)

      London: Fourth Estate, 2008. Limited edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Limited edition. A limited edition of 250 numbered copies containing three story collections. The author's most recent collection, Fine Just the Way It is, is signed and dated August 2008. The three volumes are bound in green, cloth boards without dust jackets and housed in a matching slipcase. Publisher's copies came with Fine Just The Way It is signed. But Ms. Proulx has signed the other two volumes. This is a scarce collection with all three volumes signed. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        BOOK OF HOURS OF BONAPARTE GHISLIERI.|THE

      Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2008. morocco binding adorned with silver and enamel work and semi-preciuos stones, clamshell case. NE. Illuminated Manuscripts. 8vo. morocco binding adorned with silver and enamel work and semi-preciuos stones, clamshell case. 274 pages. Facsimile with accompanying hardcover commentary. One of 980 copies. This extremely refined masterwork of the Italian Renaissance (1503) was commissioned by Bonaparte Ghislieri, who belonged to a leading family of Bologna. Also Bolognese was the calligrapher, Pietro Antonio Sallando (a grammarian at the citys university and a renowned calligraphy master). A treasury of masterpieces: Ghislieris intention was to produce a small anthology of the finest illuminations in central and northern Italy. To this end he called upon a number of the leading artists of this period, each of whom was to produce a full-page illumination. Thus, we find works by Amico Aspertini (Adoration of the Shepherds), Perugino (San Sebastiano), Lorenzo Costa (David with lyre), Francesco Francia (San Gerolamo), and, in all likelihood, Matteo da Milano (Annunciation). Marvellous embellishments: Notable, too, are the embellishments framing the illustrations, produced with an abundance of floral motifs and references to the classic tradition. Indeed, a number of pages include fragile, fantastic, grotesque figures inspired by the decor of the Grotte (caves) of the Esquiline Hill in Rome (the site of the buried remains of Neros Domus Aurea, or Golden House, which, when uncovered in 1480, immediately attracted the attention of the artists of that period). The elaborate binding: The morocco binding, with its finely executed floral motifs on polychrome silk satin, is quite remarkable. The covers are adorned with two bezels or settings for semi-precious stones and two centrally positioned roundels for the figures of the Annunciation. Patronage: The works original owner (as indicated by the coat of arms) was Bonaparte Ghislieri, who was elected a senator in Bologna following the assassination of his father, Virgilio, in 1523. When the codex was produced, Bonaparte Ghislieri was still rather young and it may be that this Libro dOre had been commissioned by Bonapartes father for his sons use. The codex passed from the house of Ghislieri into the hands of the Albani family of Urbino, where, according to record, it was to be found in the eighteenth century. In the nineteenth century, the work reached Britain, where it was purchased by Henry Yates Thompson in 1897. It has been at the British Library since 1941. The Commentary: The work is accompanied by a book with commentary, edited by Massimo Medica, with writings by Giancarlo Benevolo, Peter Kidd and Massimo Medica. Facsimile is present with the accompanying commentary and a clamshell case.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Feminine

      Sacramento, CA. 2008. Portfolio of two selenium-toned silver gelatin prints, "Burga" and "Valentine" signed and numbered by the artist, "3/5 William T. Vollmann" on the hand-written colophon page (also the titlepage) with a brief history of the image in his hand and dated "5/2008" also in his hand. This hand-written sheet is inserted in a paper "pocket" affixed to the inside back of the clamshell box. Each photograph, taken by Mr. Vollmann and printed by him, is 14 x 9-1/2 inches, matted to 20-1/2 x 16 inches. Housed in custom-made buff cloth clamshell box with 2 white paper labels bearing title which is lettered and signed above a painting by Mr. Vollmann on front cover, title and limitation lettered by Mr. Vollmann on spine label on white paper with black ink. Limited to a total of 5 copies, this portfolio contains one image drawn from the author&#39;s / artist&#39;s image appearing in POOR PEOPLE; the other is previously unpublished.. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10154.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        DURAZZO BOOK OF HOURS.|THE

      Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2008. velvet binding with precious stones and gilded silver, clamshell case. 105361|105364|35852|45528/NE. Illuminated Manuscripts. 8vo. velvet binding with precious stones and gilded silver, clamshell case. 201 pages, 6 plates. Facsimile with accompanying hardcover commentary. One of 980 copies. The Libro d&#39;Ore Durazzo, which takes its name from its last owner, is a small masterpiece by the painter and illuminator, Francesco Marmitta. This remarkable work is in two ways quite different from all other devotional codices for private use. One is the use of purple parchment. The other is chrysography, or writing in letters of gold the work of the master calligrapher, Pietro Antonio Sallando, who taught at the University of Bologna. The illumination work of a goldsmith and jeweller: The illumination work is by the painter from Parma, Francesco Marmitta (circa 1462/1466-1505) also a renowned jeweller and inlayer, and the creator of other splendid works such as the stunning Missal of Domenico della Rovere, belonging to the museum of the municipality of Turin (Museo Civico di Torino). The leafs of these masterpieces reflect the artists sensitivity and delicacy, his marked interest in landscapes, and his taste for jewellery, medals and cameos, illustrated with extraordinary skill. Embellishment of the highest order: Marmittas references to the revived classic tradition indicate a meditative approach. This aspect comes to the fore in his use of purple and of gold lettering, and is also underscored by his use of motifs such as trophies, medallions, cameos and bucrania. However, as a painter, the approach adopted for the Calendar and Offices of the Virgin reveals his awareness of the latest tendencies reflected in the culture of the figurative arts in Bologna, and a special interest in the work of Amico Aspertini. The refinement of the binding: The works lavishly elegant binding dates back to the time of the codex itself, and the love of embellishments is as evident here as in the illuminations. The binding features wrought and embossed silver, in part gilded, on crimson velvet. It also features a splendid profusion of classical motifs (acanthus and palmette motifs, ears of wheat, grapes, vases, masks, scarabs and bucrania). The silver clasps are adorned with two small rubies. Patronage: A number of stylistic clues seem to indicate that the Libro dOre Durazzo was commissioned by a patron from Parma. We may also note Parmigianinos well-known Portrait of a Collector (London, National Gallery), in which the collector holds in his hand precisely this codex. It is believed that the codex accompanied Francesco Marmittas second son, Jacopo, to Portugal. However, in the nineteenth century it was in Genoa. Firstly, it was in the hands of the merchant, Antonio Bacigalupo, who inherited it from his father, Francesco, and then in the hands of the Marquis Marcello Luigi Durazzo a collector, who, having purchased it from Bacigalupos widow, then bequeathed it to the Biblioteca Berio. The Commentary: The work is accompanied by a book with commentary, edited by Andrea De Marchi, with writings by Beatrice Bentivoglio-Ravasio, Andrea De Marchi, Davide Gasparotto, Laura Malfatto, Laura Nuvoloni and Federica Toniolo. Facsimile is present with the accompanying commentary and a clamshell case.

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        Meier: Richard Meier and Partners Complete Works 1963-2008

      Koln: Taschen, 2008. Signed by Richard Meier on the title page. First edition / First printing. White cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Richard Meier is the Pritzker Prize Winner for 1984.

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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        ANGLING WITH THE FLY: FLIES & ANGLERS OF DERBYSHIRE AND STAFFORDSHIRE. De Luxe leather edition with album of flies.

      Ken Smith Publishing. Chavagnac, France. - 2008 1st edition de luxe. A pair of matching volumes, full bound in blue Wassa goatskin. a: the text. b: album of six plates of flies by Tim Thorpe. Mint in clamshell box. Ltd to 60 signed & numbered copies.* This is the superbly presented De-Luxe Edition of John Watson's highly respected Angling with the Fly. The two matching volumes are bound in blue Wassa goatskin, with a blue cloth clam-shell box. Spines have decorative gilt and raised bands. The first volume, Text, has hand-marbled end-papers by Jemma Lewis of Ann Muir Marbling, decorative preliminaries, and gilt to all three edges. The first volume is signed by John Watson. The second volume, Flies, is signed by John Watson and Tim Thorpe. It has matching hand-marbled end-papers, and contains six display mounts showing thirty-sixspecimen Derbyshire and Staffordshire patterns tied especially for this edition by Tim Thorpe. The text "Charts the history and development of flyfishing in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. [The author's] detailed research brings together the lives and backgrounds of many noted Derbyshireand Staffordshire fly-fishers for the first time in this comprehensive, buthighly readable work; he discusses the evolution and features of local patterns, winging patterns and the notes and fly-dressings of noted angler-authors from the 18th and 19th centuries [as well as] anglers of influence up to the present day". Very well-illustrated with plates of flies from Aldam, Foster, Roger Woolley and other early writers and fly-tyers and with many two-page spreads of the flies of more recent Derbyshire flyfishers. Excellent historical sections on "Angler-authors of Derbyshire and Staffordshire" with lists of their fly-patterns. A superb edition of an interesting and useful book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd]
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        The Hunger Games

      New York: Scholastic Press, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely, unread copy of the uncommon first printing with correct number line to 1 and $17.99 price on the jacket flap. This is the first volume in the 3-book Hunger Game Series for young adults that is set in post-apocalyptic nation of Panem in North America. The basis for the movie of the same name. The movie version of the second volume, Catching Fire and starring Jennifer Lawrence, will be released soon. Booklist called Hunger Games "a superb tale of physical adventure, political suspense, and romance.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        THE PAINTED MAN++SIGNED DATED EMBOSSED NUMBERED LIMITED AND STAMPED WITH A AVATAR++NO 4 OF 25++THE TRUE FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINT+++

      HARPER VOYAGER, LONDON, UK 2008 - A NICE CLEAN AND TIGHT UK FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINT OF THE PAINTED MAN BY PETER V BRETT,WHICH PETER HAS VERY KINDLY SIGNED AND DATED STAMPED WITH AN AVATAR EMBOSSED AND NUMBERED 4/25 TO THE TITLE PAGE. THIS IS A VERY RARE AND LIMITED BOOK FROM A LIMITED RUN OF 25 SETS OF 6 BOOKS EACH WITH A DIFERENT AVATAR,THIS BOOK IS FROM SET 4 AND HAS A PESTLE AND MORTAR AVATAR. THIS BOOK IS AN EXTREMELY RARE AND SOUGHT AFTER BOOK FROM THIS AMAZING AUTHOR.BOOK IS IN A PROTECTIVE CLEAR ACETATE COVER, ALL BOOKS DESPATCHED WRAPPED IN BUBBLE WRAP AND A STRONG CARDBOARD BOX. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Long Acre Books]
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        Atlante della migrazione degli uccelli in Italia. I. Non-passeriformi. II. Passeriformi.

      Subject: (Ornitologia). Varese, Ispra, 2008/2009, due volumi in-4 tutta tela editoriale con sovraccopertine illustrate a colori e cofanetto cartonato illustrato a colori, pp. 797 +629 completamente illustrati da cartine di distribuzione a colori. (Hard Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        TOM FRIEDMAN - DELUXE SIGNED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH AN ARTIST&#39;S MULTIPLE

      (FRIEDMAN, TOM). Rugoff, Ralph & Arthur C. Danto. TOM FRIEDMAN - DELUXE SIGNED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH AN ARTIST&#39;S MULTIPLE. Signed by the Artist - with a Multiple. London: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition 1/200 Deluxe. 4to. Illustrated Boards in Box. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 320pp. profusely illustrated in color (with several fold-out plates). Designed by Goto Design. With a biography, exhibition history and bibliography. This is the elegantly appointed hardbound catalogue published in conjunction with Tom Friedman&#39;s massive 2008 Gagosian Gallery London installation/exhibition. Over one hundred and fifty whimsical, often obsessive process oriented works are detailed, making it the most comprehensive reference the artist&#39;s oeuvre to date. From the deluxe edition limited to two hundred copies only SIGNED by Tom Friedman and housed in a pale blue Styrofoam clamshell box measuring 17 7/8 x 13 3/8" along with hand-crafted silver miniature figure created by the artist specifically for this edition. A pristine copy of this ultra-cool artists&#39; multiple still in the publisher&#39;s shrinkwrap. 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. 0-300-14258-7 Inventory Number: 016836&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Sobre lo que no sé. Tres tomos que recogen todos los escritos de Chillida. y 60 dibujos del artista. I: Más vale ciento volando. II: Yo soy un fuera de la ley. III: Preguntas. Edición facsimilar, limitada y numerada de 2998 ejemplares. Formato: 48.4 cm x 38.7 cm x 10 cm.

      Barcelona: Planeta, 2008. - Tres volúmenes en folio mayor. Libro de estudio: 4to. 189 pp con ilustraciones. Encuadernado en seda. Estuche de hierro y cristal doble laminado. Orificios en la parte posterior permiten colgar el estuche en posición vertical u horizontal. Marco interior de madera de abedul. Cierre de seguridad con llave. Contiene Acta Notarial.

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla]
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        The Thirty Two Inch Ruler

      Washington, D.C.: John Gossage / Stiedl [sic], 2008. Fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. Limited Edition. Quarto. One of about 30 prepublication, print-on-demand copies, produced by John Gossage and Gerhard Steidl in advance of the trade publication of the same name. With an original inkjet color print, as issued, number 3 of 30, SIGNED by Gossage. A color study of Gossage&#39;s DC neighborhood, where he and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld were neighbors. Quintessential Gossage: at once banal yet indecipherable.

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        Never Finished...just Begun: A Narrative History of L.B. Sharp and Outdoor Education

      Beaver&#39;s Pond Press, 2008-11-07. Paperback. New/None as issued. <b>Brand new paperback copy, purchased directly from publisher. Never read. Scarce title.</b> Books that sell for $7 or more ship bubble wrapped and boxed; under $7 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and international orders may ship in a flat rate envelope rather than a box due to cost constraints. All US-addressed items ship with complimentary delivery confirmation.

      [Bookseller: Lake Country Books and More]
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        La Biblia de Rembrandt. Obra única e irrepetible, numerada y limitada de 998 ejemplares Ejemplar 658. Formato: 64.5 cm. x 54.6 cm., que recoge por primera vez la reproducción facsimilar de las 74 estampas sobre la Biblia.

      Barcelona: Planeta, 2008. - ESTUCHE: Estuche realizado a mano en madera lacada. Formato: 64.5 cm. x 54.6 cm. Compartimentos interiores para los distintos elementos. Incluye una lupa. CARPETA: Carpeta de gran formato forrada en seda negra con cierre de cintas que contiene 9 estampas. LIBRO DE ESTUDIOS: Autores Ed de Heer, Francisco Calvo Serraller, Coca Garrido y Agustí Borrell. Folio. 246 pp, con ilustraciones. Encuadernado en seda. LA BIBLIA: Tamaño Folio mayor. 933 pp. Encuadernada en madera forrada en seda. Título estampado en oro.

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla]
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        Hunger Games Trilogy

      New York: Scholastic, 2008-2010. First edition, first printings of each book in the author&#39;s acclaimed Hunger Games Trilogy. Each book is signed by Suzanne Collins. Each are fine in fine dust jackets. Uncommon signed. Collins has said that the inspiration for The Hunger Games came from channel surfing on television. On one channel she observed people competing on a reality show and on another she saw footage of the invasion of Iraq. The two "began to blur in this very unsettling way" and the idea for the book was formed.

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        Doomsday: Easyread Large Bold Edition: 2

      ReadHowYouWant, 2008. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Third Reich trilogy

      London: A. Lane, 2008. Limited edition. Hardcover. In mint condition; in original shrink-wrap, with a few small tears to shrinkwrap.. Three black octavo volumes in original box (boxed set); b&w illus ; 25 cm. Rare thus, unopened in original shrink-wrap. Limited edition boxed set. || Considered to be the most comprehensive history of the NAZIs. || Moden German history. World Ward II, The coming of the Third Reich--The Third Reich in power-- The Third Reich at war. || World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany. History of fascism. Germany -- History -- 1871-1918. Germany -- History -- 1918-1933. Germany -- History -- 1933-1945. Germany -- Politics and government -- 1871-1933. Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945. Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1888-1918. Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.

      [Bookseller: Calvello Books]
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        On Prior Lane: A Firefly&#39;s Light: The Cushing Interviews

      Toronto: Lumiere Press, 2008 First Limited Edition. Fine book printed by Letterpress on Biblio Paper with quarter Linen boards and 2 tipped in Silver Gelatin Prints and several Caponigro photographs throughout.This edition included 225 numbered copies and 26 slipcased lettered copies . This copy is 1 of the 225 numbered copies (# 18). Although not called for, this copy is signed by Caponigro on the half title page, and by Michael Torosian on the colophon page. This is also an advance copy, with the Lumiere postcard announcing this new title inserted. Torosian travels to Cushing Maine to conduct penetrating interviews with Caponigro. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

      MacLehose Press / Quercus 2008 MacLehose Press / Quercus, London 2008. First UK Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published in Great Britain in 2008 by MacLehose copyright page with no additional printings listed. Full numberline with 1 present. Red boards with silver lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, tight spine, clean pages, shelf wear, bumped bottom corners, a few light spots at the page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, author's photo at the rear panel, original jacket priced at £14.99 at the front flap, panels clean and bright, shelf wear at the bottom corners of the panels and the spine.

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        Cher Blaise *

      A la Main amie, Ponts-de-Martel 2008. - Broché 21 x 17, couverture illustrée à rabats, noyé dans le nid d'un étui plein papier rouge 32 x 25, titre gaufré à froid au premier plat, tirette. L'un des 33 exemplaires de luxe signé par les auteurs, avec une des compositions originales, icelle inédite et ne figurant donc pas dans le corps des reproductions de l'ouvrage. Seconde édition de ce livre auquel nous fûmes deux fois associés, pour la première en tant qu'entremetteurs comme le signale la justification, le denier exemplaire vendu le jour de son lancement un quart d'heure avant la fermeture des portes célestes, le second en tant qu'accompagnateur tout au long de sa réalisation, jusqu'au jour "J" à la Maison Blanche du Corbu sur les hauts de la Chaux où le poème fut lu.Mais nous livrerions volontiers de vive voix à tout un chacun (presque) tout le reste de ce que nous savons quant à ces deux tentatives d'adieu à Cendrars, adieu qui ne cesse d'être remis à des lendemains qui chantent plus définitivement ? Nous ne serions pas étonné d'apprendre, un de ces jours, qu'il s'en concocte une troisième édition.Exemplaire ordinaire sur demande.

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        WESTERNARIO. INTRODUCCIÓN AL GÉNERO WESTERN. Diccionario de la literatura Gráfica del Oeste. 15 Vols.

      0 - Barcelona 2008-2012. Edita El Boletín. Carlos Gonzalez. Ilustrado. 24x16 cm. Una media de 90 págs por volumen. Se ofrecen los volúmenes I al 14. Falto del Vol. 15 de Indice de Autores publicado a finales de 2012. # Diccionario [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La vérité est au bout du couloir

      Absolum, 2008. in8 Cartonné jaquette

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        New Naturalist No. 106 DRAGONFLIES LIMITED EDITION LEATHER BOUND

      London: Collins, 2008. A fine limited edition copy signed by Stephen Brooks to a plate tipped onto the front free end paper, this copy numbered 69 of limited edition of 250 (originally planned to be four hundred). Full leather binding, gilt stamped lettering to the spine, blind stamped NN mongram to the front board; all edges gilt. Brown cloth covered slipcase."With many colour photographs by Robert Thompson"; pp. xvi, 454.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

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        The Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Eric Gill. [A Facsimile of the Golden Cockerel Press edition. Commentary by Peter Holliday]

      2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with very numerous illustrations, initials, and head- and tail-pieces by Gill in the text; full niger morocco, sides and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt edges, silk marker, Commentary Volume bound in boards with buckram back, the two fine volumes housed in publisher's cloth solander case lettered in gilt.EDITION LIMITED TO 1980 COPIES. A magnificent facsimile of the Golden Cockerel masterpeice, widely regarded as the finest private press production of the period.

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        Breaking Dawn (SIGNED by the author and 10 cast members from the Movie)

      Little, Brown & Co 2008 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by the Stephenie Meyer and 10 cast members from the movie. A superb copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an amazing copy SIGNED by the author and several cast members from the movie! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I&#39;ll Tell What I Saw - From Dante&#39;s Divine Comedy

      Boston, William Morse Editions, 2008.: Art; Books / Art; Limited Edition; Rare Books; Signed. Large - Folio..

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        The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Presentation Copy)

      London: Bloomsbury / Children&#39;s High Level Group, 2008. First trade edition. Fine. A Fine copy in the publisher&#39;s original illustrated boards. Slightest bumping to the corners, otherwise unworn. No dust jacket, as issued. Warmly inscribed by the author: "To Dan with love from J. K. Rowling" with security hologram on the half-title. After the success of the Harry Potter series, Rowling created this spin-off work of short stories, including "The Tale of the Three Brothers" which figures prominently in the plot of "The Deathly Hallows" as well as four other short tales. The author originally created seven handwritten manuscripts in 2007 as gifts for the people associated with the series, auctioning one off for charity (it brought 1.95 million pounds). The following year it was published and released in this edition and in a deluxe edition. However, unlike previous releases, there was only one signing event for this book, at the National Library of Scotland for a group of around 200 children, ages 8 - 11 selected through a lottery. The warmth of this inscription implies a more personal connection and is likely a copy given by the author to a friend. Fine.

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        The Story of High Street

      (Norwich): Mainstone Press, (2008). . Limited edition, one of 750 copies. 4to. (vi), 280, (2) pp. Publisher&#146;s dark blue cloth, silver lettered to spine, pictorial title label to upper board, housing in matching slipcase. Profusely illustrated throughout, mostly in colour, including reproductions of all 24 plates from the original edition of &#147;High Street&#148;. Fine.

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        The Hunger Games Trilogy

      Scholastic Press 2008 - Published by Scholastic in 2008, 2009, 2010. First editions of The Hunger Games 2008, Catching Fire 2009 and Mockingjay 2010. All three books have stated on copyright page First Edition, publishing date and number sequence from 10-1. Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay, book and dj in fine condition. Hunger Games flap price $17.99, Catching Fire $17.99, Mockingjay $17.99. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Kosmos Enzyklopädie der Bäume. 2100 Arten und Sorten [Gebundene Ausgabe] von David More (Autor), John White (Autor) - Trees of Britain and Northern Europe

      Franckh-Kosmos, 2008. 2008. Hardcover. Good. 26,8 x 19,6 x 6 cm. Die Kosmos Enzyklopädie der Bäume. 2100 Arten und Sorten [Gebundene Ausgabe] David More (Autor), John White (Autor) Die Kosmos Enzyklopädie der Bäume. 2100 Arten und Sorten [Gebundene Ausgabe] David More (Autor), John White (Autor)

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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        Cahiers Célestes 7 *

      Librairie Oh 7e Ciel, Lausanne aux premiers agrumes de l'automne 2008. - Broché 22 x 15, couverture Richard-de-Bas frappée argent, fichtre. que de richesses ! L'ultime livraison de cette première série, bleue - la suivante sera or ange, fut offerte à quelques-uns de nos vieux fidèle, à qui nous avions fait cadeau, à l'occasion de nos 20 ans de librairie, d'une gravure de cet artiste que nous apprécions tant.Les quelques exemplaires restant, jusqu'à épuisement du stock, furent proposés au prix coûtant. Il en reste un ou deux.La formule: 77 notices présentant 70 objets en vente, tous reproduits, intercalés de 7 texticules libres, avec un feuillet volant de prix et index. Au fil des numéros, livres, disques, estampes et oeuvres graphiques ou manuscrites s'y cotoyent, choisis avec soin, les plus beaux, les plus rares, les plus célestes ! Édition originale. L'un des 70 exemplaires numérotés en arabe sur papier ivoire avec estampe originale, après 7 luxe romain sur vergé enrichis d'une seconde épreuve.

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        No Country for Old Men

      ND ND: ND, 2008 Screenplay. Fine in white card covers with black band on the spine. Adapted to the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen stated on the front cover. This edition is produced for Academy members for consideration in awarding the Academy Award for Best Screenlay.Winner of the 2008 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Interesting companion to the published novel as some key scenes changed for the screen. Not many of these have appeared on the market..

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        Eric Ravilious: Landscape, Letters & Design. With a Foreword by Alan Powers

      Upper Denby: The Fleece Press, 2008. . Limited edition, one of 750 copies, 2 volumes, oblong folio. Numerous illustrations, mostly in colour. Cloth, slipcase, a fine set.

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        The Ludwig von Beethoven Diamond

      One of only three created from locks of Beethovenís hair! From LifeGem.com: ìThe Beethoven locks of hair used for creating these LifeGems have been authenticated and provided exclusively by John Reznikoff of University Archives Ã? The Beethoven LifeGem diamond creation process was completed in 2008 and has since been added to the LifeGem ëchain of fameíÃ?î Beethovenís carbon was collected from the hair, purified into graphite, subjected to heat and pressure in a diamond press, and finally faceted into a LifeGem. The Ludwig von Beethoven LifeGem diamond is a blue .56 carat round brilliant diamond which was the first ever created from the carbon of a celebrity or historical figure. Three diamonds were created partially from 130 mg of carbon extracted from 10 strands of hair from the remains of Beethoven, and partially from added carbon. One of the three diamonds was listed for auction on with a ìBuy It Nowî price of $1 million, with the proceeds to be donated to charity. With a starting bid of $50,000, the diamond was eventually sold for $202,700 after 62 bids on . One of the other two diamonds was given to John Reznikoff, and the third diamond is being kept by LifeGem for the LifeGem "Chain of Fame.î

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer

      London: The Folio Society. F. 2008. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with elaborate gilt decoration designed by Edward Burne-Jones, teg, internally clean and bright, illustrations by Burne-Jones and William Morris, printed on paper made specially at the James Cropper Mill at Bruneside in Cumbria, black ribbon book mark bound in. A fine facsimile of one of the most important private press books. Heavy item (7kg), will incur additional shipping costs for international delivery., Folio 13" - 23" tall, ii + 559 [1] pp .

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        RICHARD PRINCE: CANAL ZONE

      (PRINCE, RICHARD). Frey, James. RICHARD PRINCE: CANAL ZONE. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition. Oblong 4to. Illustrated Boards. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 91pp, profusely illustrated in color. Designed by Graphic Thought Process. Published in conjunction with a 2008 Gagosian Gallery New York exhibition, this elegant hardbound catalogue featuring a textual contribution by James Frey reproduced the first showing of Richard Prince&#39;s "Canal Zone" body of work. "Following his burlesque dialogues with the art of De Kooning, Picasso, and Naughty Nurse pulp fiction, Prince has turned to his own biographical roots for inspiration. The Panama Canal Zone, where he was born, was, until 1979, a political exclave of the U.S., part-colonial company enclave and part-socialist government, purportedly dominated by virulent separatist racism. In his characteristic manner, Prince has transformed the former reality of his birthplace into a fictive space: providing an anarchic tropical scenario in which extreme emanations of the (white American male) id, fleshy female pin-ups, Rastafarians with massive dreadlocks, electric guitars, and virile black bodies run riot". A pristine copy still in the publisher&#39;s shrinkwrap of this significant publication that was subsequently withdrawn from publication due to legal issues. 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. 0-8478-3260-0 Inventory Number: 022451&

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        The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo [Advance Copy of the First English-Language Edition]

      London: Maclehouse/Quercus. (2008). The advance reading copy of the first British edition, and first English language edition, of the first book in Larsson&#39;s posthumously-published bestselling Millennium Trilogy. Fine in wrappers. The U.K. edition preceded the U.S. edition and had a much smaller printing, as is usual. The advance reading copy was presumably issued in numbers that comprise a small fraction of the U.K. printing and is the scarcest and earliest English-language issue of this astonishingly well-received novel that we have seen. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Devil May Care. Sebastian Faulks writing as Ian Fleming

      Michael Joseph / Penguin Books, London 2008, 2008. LIMITED FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, No.388 of 500 copies. Publisher&#39;s pictorial hardback cloth binding with all edges silvered in pictorial dustjacket, &#39;poppy&#39; patterned endpapers. Octavo, pp295 plus [1] note on Faulks, [1] note on Fleming, [10] adverts for previous James Bond books. A fine copy, with certificate from Ian Fleming Publications, housed in silk-lined, felt-covered decorative hinged box. In original shrik-wrap opened only to verify contents. This special edition was issued by Waterstones Booksellers upon publication and varies considerably in style from the dustjacketed first. An original 007 adventure, written under copyright of Glidrose (Ian Fleming) Publications Ltd to celebrate the author&#39;s centenary.

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        The Global Bell Curve: Race, IQ, and Inequality Worldwide

      Washington Summit Publishers. As New. 2008. Softcover. 9781593680282 . This specific softcover book is in like new condition and has a cover free from blemishes and scuffing with sharp corners and edges. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased with no underlining, highlighting, or notes. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "Richard Lynn s new book shows that in many multi-racial countries, people of Jewish and East Asian ancestry average highest in IQ and socio-economic position, Whites next highest, South Asians and Hispanics next highest, and people of African descent consistently average at lower levels. Lynn argues that the average population group differences in socio-economic position (education levels, earnings, welfare dependency) are due to their average differences in intelligence. Since these differences also translate into fertility patterns, with the lowest IQ populations having more children, the specter of a dysgenic future is raised. Altogether the issues are discussed separately across 13 countries or areas of the world: the United States, Africa, Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Latin America, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia.Table of Contents: Africa; Australia; Brazil; Britain; Canada; The Caribbean; Hawaii; Latin America; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Southeast Asia; The United States; Conclusions; Appendix: Intelligence Tests, References, Name Index, and Subject Index."; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 380 pages .

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