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        THE WILLIAM MORRIS MANUSCRIPT OF THE ODES OF HORACE.

      Folio Society, 2014.. Limited numbered edn (73 of 1000). 2 vols. 8vo [&] 4to. Original gilt lettered full Indian goatskin (facsimile vol) (Fine) [&] original gilt lettered green cloth (commentary vol) (Fine), in velvet lined folding box (Fine). Pp. 183, illus throughout in coloured facsimiles [&] 63, illus with frontispiece portrait (no inscriptions). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        The Eastern Part of the Mons Oppius in Rome: The Sanctuary of Isis et Serapis in Regio III, the Temples of Minerva Medica, Fortuna Virgo and Dea Syria, and the Horti of Maecenas

      L'Erma di Bretschneider, Roma (Rome), Italy 2014 - Crimson cloth, gilt letters on spine, black & illus. dust jacket, 945 pp., 157 BW plates, plus CD-ROM in back pocket. "The research on 'The Eastern Part of the Mons Oppius in Rome' presented here has been conducted since March 1981 in close cooperation with the Musei Capitolini, the Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali of the Comune di Roma, now Roma Capitale, and other partners. It deals with the part of the Esquiline which in antiquity was occupied by a number of sanctuaries and the adjacent Horti of Maecenas. Since her first publication 30 years ago, the author has studied the archaeological finds from this area in depth, but in order to understand their historical contexts it became necessary to consider the topography of a much wider area. The results therefore include contributions to the 'Esquiline Venus,' to the bust of Commodus as Hercules Romanus (both Roma, Musei Capitolini), and the dating of the 'Esquiline Group' (Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek), as well as a reconstruction of the Servian city wall between the 'Auditorium of Maecenas' and the Porta Capena. The accompanying maps, drawn by the author, are based on the photogrammetric data of Roma Capitale which were generously provided by the Sovraintendente ai Beni Culturali of Roma Capitale. After a chapter on the methological approach, the text is divided into two parts: 'Topography and excavations', with a topographical survey of the research area, and 'Discussion of selected archaeological finds'." (back cover) Uncommon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Animadivas

      Cornville, Maine 2014 - Artist's book, one of 7 copies, all on handmade paper by Katie MacGregor, each copy signed and numbered by the artist / author, Bonnie Bishop. Page size: 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches; 64pp. Bound by the artist: hand-sewn Coptic style binding, single thread sewn through each of the 8 signatures, black wrappers stiffened with archival paper, title blind embossed on front panel, housed in black paper box. Ms. Bishop has written 7 poems, hymns to the divine spirit, manifested in the animals pictured and referenced: Ar-Wa-Soose: Bear (Penobscot), Strix Varia: Barred Owl (Latin), Arachne: Greek weaver turned into a spider by Athena, Chang-O: Chinese goddess allied by the moon and hare, Taxidea Taxus: Badger (Latin), Migizi: Eagle (Ojibway), Animadiva: Divine Animal. The images are printed silkscreen for the deep blue and grey and monoprint in silver. The text is handset in Optima and printed letterpress by Scott Vile at Ascensius Press. Ms. Bishop's animals are not ordinary creatures. Rather, they are magical and imbued with mystic presence and powers. Their images take over the page - even if only covering a small portion of the page spread. We are reminded of a divine life-force.Each page spread, silver monoprint textures overprinted with blue or grey silkscreens, or white pages with silver gilt silkscreens (the white page serving as negative space and creating images), illuminates the text. The strong line of the silkscreen is repeated over three pages (in blue, then grey, and again blue), each time on different grounds, provoking different responses with each image. Ms. Bishop's verse conjures up reverence for the natural with grounds in silver gilt of feathers, ferns, honeycombs, spider webs, and other elements of the natural world.This is the third in a series of four books: the first and second published are SHE and FURIES. Each volume explores aspects of the feminine in words and images. Here, we enter the realm of the divine Earth Mother. Owing much to Native American spirituality and traditions, Ms. Bishop's personal heritage and philosophy enlightens and informs the reader / viewer.Ms. Bishop has taught art and graphic design at several Maine institutions, including Colby College as well as holding positions as graphic designer at Hudson Museum at University of Maine and prior to that Scholastic Magazine. She has participated in a number of book arts exhibitions in Maine and Canada and received a number of design awards. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Apsara: An Improvisation.

      Santa Barbara, California:: Simplemente Maria Press,, 2014.. Edition of 20. Custom lidded box (15 x 8.75") with two cavities in base. Letterpress printed colophon (laid in) signed and numbered by the artist. Each painting named, signed, and numbered by the artist on the underside of lid. Laid in cavities four books (a pair in French, a pair in English) le barratage de la mer de lait with les aspara / the churning of the sea of milk with apsaras of angkor. Each book: 6 x 6.75" with 8 leaves, wrapped in painted chemise with slip-slot closure. Each book and chemise signed and numbered by the artist. Box wrapped in black sleeve with velcro closure. Simplemente Maria Press: "Text, drawings, and chemise stamping are printed letterpress by John Balkwill of The Lumino Press, Santa Barbara from polymer plates on a Vandercook UNI cylinder press. Typeset in Spectrum. He also constructed the board and wood boxes. Each chemise folder is unique, hand painted with inks, the lid of each box is an original painting, and this colophon with a watermark of a dancing apsara, are all made by Mary Heebner." Mary Heebner: "In the Hindu Puranas, an ancient tale, The Churning of the Sea of Milk, elicited a personal meditation on loss, struggle and grace. I translated my meditation through an improvisation of image and language, based upon the bas relief mural of this legend on Angkor Wat's eastern gallery. Thanks to poet Laure-Anne Bosselaar who found a particular music when translating my words into French.

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        The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

      Oxford Univ Pr, 2014. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-22016365; EAN: 9780199829910

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        Commercial Fraud in Civil Practice

      OUP Oxford, 2014. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60482509; EAN: 9780199645992

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        Selected Russia Declassified (total 12 Sino-Soviet) (fine)(Chinese Edition) E LUO SI JIE MI DANG AN XUAN BIAN ( ZHONG SU GUAN XI GONG 12 CE )( JING )

      Orient Publishing Center, 2014-12-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Selected Russia Declassified (total 12 Sino-Soviet) (fine) Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Weng Tonghe Corpus (set of eight)(Chinese Edition) WENG TONG HE WEN XIAN CONG BIAN TAO ZHUANG GONG BA CE

      Shanghai Far East Publishers, 2014-11-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Weng Tonghe Corpus (set of eight) Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

      Tacámbaro, MIchoacán: Taller Martín Pescador, 2014. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Illustrated by Artemio Rodriguez.. Folio. 88,(2)pp. Vellum spine blocked in a decoration by the artist, vellum corners, raw silk cloth boards, title label printed in red and black on the upper board. Black and dark green end papers. Finely printed letterpress on handmade paper of just the right shade of green, and made by Pasquale De Ponte in San Lucas. Illustrated with linocuts printed in deep vibrant green fashioned by Artemio Rodriguez. The text is a new and wonderful translation by John Ridland. He has masterfully evoked the original alliterative verse in modern English. This is the first edition of the complete translation, parts of it having been published in literary journals from 2005 to 2010. As a fine press book, this is clearly a masterpiece. The handmade paper is of a perfect shade of pale green to carry the text, set in Bembo Titling and Poliphilus types cast by Bradley Hutchinson. Finely bound by Jace Graf at the Cloverleaf Studio of Austin, and housed in a finely crafted slipcase of black cloth and handmade paper sides with a printed paper spine label in the same design as on the spine of the book. The total edition of this printing was 226 copies, 200 being numbered, but the special lettered 26 copies finely bound, bearing the illustrations in deep green and a special page tipped in signed by the translator, illustrator, typefounder, printer and binder. (The illustrations are printed in black in the numbered edition.) This is letter 'X'; of the special edition.

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        Marine Engineering Technology Guide(Chinese Edition) HAI YANG GONG CHENG JI SHU ZHI NAN

      Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, 2014-01-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pub Date: 2014-01-01 Pages: 526 Language: Chinese Publisher: Shanghai Jiaotong University Press. Marine Engineering Technology Guide The main contents include: Portable offshore drilling unit. a floating production storage device. piping. subsea systems. Ding Cheng marine vessels in the design. construction. operation. management. while how to provide guarantees. asset integrity. safety and risk. marine operations. project management. software and other parties and support services. Is author... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        All the Light We Cannot See

      Scribner, New York 2014 - Limited "Indiespensable" Edition. A superb copy of the scarce SIGNED Edition with the publisher's slipcase and interview book. This TRUE FIRST EDITION is authentically SIGNED by Anthony Doerr on the title page. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in colors with NO chips or tears. The book is in excellent condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Visual Anatomy & Physiology

      Pearson College Div, 2014. 2 PCK HAR/. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21542790; EAN: 9780321918741

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        Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology

      Pearson College Div, 2014. 10 PCK HAR. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21542787; EAN: 9780321908599

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        Stone to Star.

      Aurora, Colorado:: ravenpress,, 2014.. Edition of 12. 9.25 x 3.8 x 1.8" box with removable transparent lid and two strap closure with magnets. Signed and numbered by the artist in bottom of box. Contains accordion bound eight panel visual book and case-bound pamphlet stitch booklet. Materials: laser etched cast acrylic, silver and aluminum leaf, PMA, gold core monofilament, book board, bookcloth (some handprinted with silver ink from plexiglass plate), Envirotex text weight paper, laserprinting with surface applied methylcellulose and pigment, black 100% rag HMP from Interocean Curiosity Studio (Ray Tomasso), steel, magnets. Alicia Bailey: "This book pairs an extract from Rilke's poem Sunset Â… with a visual presentation of seven phases of transmutation and transformation (the Magnum Opus) as practiced by alchemists beginning in 400 BC. Eight transparent acrylic panels are laser etched with applied silver leaf. Bound accordion style and presented in a custom box with double layer cast acrylic lid. Accompanied by a case-bound pamphlet stitch booklet that includes the text of The Emerald Tablet, a brief history of alchemy as a science, a philosophy, and a theology and discussion of the seven processes depicted in the acrylic panels." The Sunset excerpt is etched on box lid: One moment your life is a stone in you, and the next a star. The seven processes depicted on panels and described in accompanying booklet are Circulatorium, Caput Corvi, Rebus Nigredo, Separatio, Coniunctio, Cibation, and Arbor Philosophica.

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        Ventanas [Windows].

      Havana:: Red Trillium Press,, 2014.. Edition of 6. 9.875 x 7.875" closed.; 5 flag pages with 4 flags per page. Printed in black and white. Illuminated with watercolor. Text in Spanish. Laid in clamshell box. Paper and paint covered boards with title stenciled on front cover. Window inset with watercolor illustration in front cover. Artist bio laid in. Signed and numbered by the artist. Steven Daiber: "I fell in love with Norberto Marrero's complex prints of fools errands and misguided kings in 2003. "In 2010 during the production of Poder something magical happened with him. Since 2010, he has created five books, with each structure becoming more complex. These books of woodcuts and etchings illustrate his metaphorical poems exploring the complexities with life on the island." Red Trillium Press: "Ventanas is a five-page flag book containing a poem written by Norberto, himself. Each installment of the poem is accompanied by an adjacent chine collé woodcut depicting enigmatic hand gestures. Homages to Albert Durer's rhinoceros reside on the verso."

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        HIVE.

      Atlantic Beach, Florida:: Linda Broadfoot,, 2014.. Edition of 30. Box 6.5 x 7 x 9.5" containing ten 5 x 7.5 x .5" double-sided panels. Poems letterpress printed on Hahnemühle Ingres paper using Perpetua type cast by Michael & Winifred Bixler. Text overprinted with a transparent honeycomb pattern. Archival pigment print images on Hahnemühle Photo Silk Baryta paper. Images and poems mounted on Russian birch plywood, foreedges coated with beeswax, and encased within a fabricated one-half scale maple Langstroth beehive box structure. Title and bee image engraved on the cover. Title page mounted on the interior side of the lid. Signed and numbered. Hive was produced over the course of two years and contains nine poems from The Bees by Carol Ann Duffy with images and design by Linda Broadfoot. Linda Broadfoot: "Hive was created to reveal the wonder of sunlit bees in the air and the mystery of the hive. The images and the physical structure of the book came from my experience as a beekeeper. "On first reading of these words of British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy from her book, The Bees: Poems, it was clear that her words about bees as a symbol of endangered nature and my images of bees in flight would illuminate each other. "I can watch the bees from my bedroom window and have spent many hours fascinated by them and the trails they make as they enter and leave the hive, swirling around it. Capturing this experience on film was a technical challenge, solved by creating an outdoor studio, using a black backdrop and the mid-day sun, then the opening the shutter just long enough to capture their flight. The eight photographs included were selected from thousands made over the course of three years. "After obtaining permission to use nine poems of Duffy's, I was accepted into the Winter Letterpress Residency at Penland School of Crafts. There, I worked on honing the structure and materials for Hive, and printed the text. "The form of Hive is a half-scale replica of a Langstroth hive, invented in the 1850s, which allowed the beekeeper to look inside the hive without destroying the bees, their honeycomb, and their young. The pages, modeled after the ten frames inside the hive, hold poems and images conveying the sweetness and strength of honey and pollen and the vibrancy of young bees in their industrious work in and out of the hive. The beeswax-edged pages can be carefully removed and inspected, recreating the privilege of visiting inside the hive and sharing in the mysteries held within. "In February (2015), I had the honor of meeting Carol Ann Duffy, Britain's first woman Poet Laureate, at Emory University on the occasion of The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series and presenting Hive to her. The project had come full circle.

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        Neuroscience Set

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60596902; EAN: 9781782620815

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        Six by Six. Set 5

      Portland, OR: Nazraeli Press, , 2014. Rilegato tela, sovracoperta, custodia (cloth, dust jacket, slip-case). Perfetto (Mint). Set numero 5 della serie in edizione limitata ''Six by Six'' che comprende: Jo Ann Callis, Performance; Thomas Demand, The Stove; Kikuji Kawada, Japan 1951-1960; Michael Kenna, Confessionali; Richard Misrach, Misrach; Andrea Modica, L'amico del cuore. Ogni libro contiene una fotografia originale sciolta, firmata e numerata dall'Artista (cm 34x27). 6 volumi. 4to (cm 37x29). pp. 32/per volume. Perfetto (Mint). Prima edizione di 100 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Thirteenth Edition + CoursePoint + Lippincott DocuCare, 18-Month Access + Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Seventh Edition + PrepU Package

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014. PCK HAR/PS. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-25563201; EAN: 9781496300799

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        Bowden's Children and Their Families 3rd. Ed. Prepu + Lippincott Docucare, 18-month Access + Lippincott Coursepoint 13th Ed. + Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Vol. 1-2, 13th Ed.

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014. 13 PCK HAR. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27126250; EAN: 9781496312358

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        Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide + Fundamentals of Nursing, 7th Ed. Coursepoint + Skills Checklists, 8th Ed. + Docucare, 2-year

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014. 2 PCK PAP/. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-26941833; EAN: 9781496316431

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        Fundamentals of Nursing + Checklists + Coursepoint + Lippincott Docucare, Six-month Access

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014. 7 PCK HAR/. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27199520; EAN: 9781496318176

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        Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation

      Cengage Learning, 2014. 8. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21711363; EAN: 9781285190907

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        Heptinstall's Pathology of the Kidney

      Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2014. 7th Revised edition. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60638554; EAN: 9781451144116

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        Dusha. Russian Soul. Portfolio

      Roma: Edizione Privata, , 2014. Rilegato seta (silk). Perfetto (Mint). The portfolio of ''Dusha, Russian Soul'' is composed of 15 glicée prints made on Hahnemühle Photo Rag Baryta (paper 20x25 cm - print 18x18 cm), housed together in a grey silk protective box. The prints are all separately signed / Il portfolio ''Dusha, Russian Soul'' si compone di 15 stampe glicée stampate su carta Hahnemühle Photo Rag Baryta (foglio 25x 20 cm - stampa 18x18 cm) in cofanetto di seta grigia. Le stampe sono tutte firmate e datate sul retro dall'Artista. Cofanetto/Slipcase cm 26x21. pp. 15. Perfetto (Mint). Edizione originale di 25 es. numerati.

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        Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion

      Springer Verlag, 2014. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21282529; EAN: 9781461459989

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        The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies

      John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2014. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-24646399; EAN: 9781118733561

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        Traveling Companions.

      Kingston, Washington:: Full Plate Press,, 2014.. Edition of 12. 12 x 8 x 3" hinged case with buckled straps, handle, brass corner fittings, and travel stickers for title and press name. Black-patterned cloth interior with pocket in lid and black ribbon tie at base. Materials: book board, book cloth, fabric, faux leather, and brass hardware. Pocket contains: 7.5 x 4" air mail envelope with two folded 11 x 7" pages of "Production Notes" and 16 postcards varying in size from 3.75 x 7.25" to 9 x 4.75". Eighteen 6.75 x 10.5" single sheets laid in base, held in place by ribbon. "Production Notes" signed by the artists. Collaged images using drawings, decorative papers, stamps, pochoir techniques with stencils, brushes, and ink, inkjet print transfers, and photos. Collages copied onto papers then scanned and printed using an inkjet printer on Red River photo papers. Poetry set in Gisha typeface and letterpress printed on a Poco Proof Press using Fabriano Artistico Hot Press 140# paper. Numbered on the colophon. Colophon: "Traveling Companions is a collection of poems and images that come from our memory and experience of the people, places, objects, and emotions that have kept us company as we have traveled through life. Though not a complete inventory, these 16 recollections represent what we have held onto most dearly and sometimes had to let go of most painfully in our collective 240+ years of living. Manifested as postcard images and folio poems stored in a suitcase, these are souvenirs of our several lifetimes. They are meant to be viewed with the same sense of joy, sadness, longing, humor, and fun with which they were created, much as one would look at souvenirs collected along any journey."

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        Das große Wimmelbuch

      Schwager & Steinlein, 2014 - 10 Seiten Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! AF17980 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 399

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        United States Reports. Official edition. Vols. 138-560 (1891-2014)

      2014. United States Reports. Official edition. United States Supreme Court. Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court... opinions and decisions. Washington: Government Printing Office. Vols. 138 to 557. (1891-2014) October Term 1890 to October Term 2008. Hardcover. Vols. 558 to 560 in 6 preliminary print paper issues. October Term 2009 to June 2010. Publisher's cloth bindings. Most volumes upper red lower black labels, ex-library with property stamps on outer edges and inside covers. Many stamped "Property of United States" on outside lower front cover. Six volumes with chipped labels. Several volumes with creased spines. All volumes internally clean and bright. Reprint Price USD 21,050.

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        Collective Investment Schemes in Luxembourg

      Oxford Univ Pr, 2014. 2. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21572253; EAN: 9780199651863

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        The Artist of the Beautiful

      (Mesa, AZ): Books of Kell's, 2014. Houle, Kelly M.. 133pp. One of eight copies, printed in black with red initials on Hiromi Asuka paper and designed by artist Kelly M. Houle. The book is bound in silver-stamped purple cloth, with marbled endpapers by Ann Muir. Butterfly wings with gear patterns grace both covers, and a key-like design along the spine acts as the body of the butterfly when the binding is spread open. The book rests in a black wooden box, lined in red velvet, and standing on four metal scroll feet, made by Michael J. Houle. The lid of the box is decorated with a mother-of-pearl inlay of a fairy boy chasing a butterfly, surrounded by vines. When the lid is opened, a large pop-up butterfly spreads its wings as though to fly away. Mint. (Book measures 2 7/8 by 2 3/4; 73x70mm. Box measures 4 3/4 by 4 3/4 by 2 5/8; 122x122x70mm).

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        Anne spent 3 English Nature spelling(Chinese Edition) AN NI HUA YING YU ZI RAN PIN DU 3

      Machinery Industry Press, 2014-01-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date :2014-01-01 Pages: 1000 Publisher: Machinery Industry Press songs. rhymes grinding ears. the rhythm and the rhythm of language sense steps to overcome the 220 high-frequency words. 50% of dyslexia across natural phonics let you Look words will read. write listening to break the bottleneck from the word love reading. improve the comprehensive ability in English fine grinding ear rhyme picture book - a large number of foreign research results showed that the process of readi... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Hundred Flowers Awards 2013 Chinese Jade Collection (Set 2 Volumes)(Chinese Edition) 2013 NIAN ZHONG GUO YU QI BAI HUA JIANG ZUO PIN JI TAO ZHUANG SHANG XIA CE

      Beijing Arts and Crafts Press, 2014-10-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pub Date: 2014-10-01 Pages: 424 Language: Chinese Publisher: Beijing Arts and Crafts Press exciting in every Chinese jade (stone) is the Hundred Flowers Award selection. there's a group of aspiring young disabilities. their vision. expectations. continue to struggle in the Chinese jade journey of artistic innovation. perseverance. wisdom in the arts through the spectacular. and now creating the future of innovation in the art of Chinese jade road. This commendable spirit like a fresh spring b... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Economics

      Cengage Learning, 2014. 15. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21493293; EAN: 9781285453538

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        NARA KONGO HOJI TEMPLE WOODBLOCK-PRINTED BUDDHIST SUTRA. Japanese Title: "SE I Y

      [Nara 1258, Kongo Hoji-Ji]. Folded Buddhist sutra, 16.2 x 29. cm. wide, 28 folded leaves, 8 columns of Kanji per page, 21. Kanji characters per column, woodblock printed, red brush. dots as grammatical marks, printed on stiff, strong Washi.. The title for this in Chinese is CHENG WEI SHI LUEN SHU JI. A Chinese Buddhist Treatise/Sutra, most likely brought from China to Japan by Kukai. * Chinese internet sources stated about this work: 'As main object is discussed, the "Cheng wei shi lun Shuji," is very detailed, "'o world all things all Lai Ye knowledge is changed, there is "no" circumstances "only" inside "knowledge." At the same time with the help of Hetuvidya, Buddhism, and Theravada Buddhism outside critique of various schools of philosophy.' The Chinese title translates into something like: "As discussed in note Consciousness," meaning: "INTRODUCTION FOR DISCOURSE ON THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS." * The earliest Japanese Buddhist written documents, treatises and Sutras were brought to Japan by the celebrated and most famous Japanese Buddhist monk, Kukai [774-835], posthumously and popularly known as Kobo Daishi. . WHO WAS KUKAI: The original title was most likely copied by Kukai. He belonged to a long line of famous Buddhist scholars. He was the first disciple of Gonso, then attended Daigakuryo [ancient university] to study Confucianism and Buddhism. . Kukai became a priest at Makioji Temple, Osaka in 792. Not satisfied with the standards of Buddhist teachings in those days, he decided to go to China for further study and spend several years in preparation. Finally he accompanied the Japanese envoy to China and studied Buddhism at various temples there and also collected and copied a large number of religious books, which he brought back to Japan in 804 A.D. . Upon his return in 806 A.D., Kukai was received by Emperor Heizei and obtained the Imperial sanction to promulgate esoteric Buddhism in Japan. He was appointed head priest of Todaiji Temple in Yamato province, now Nara, in 810 A.D. Kukai was given Mt. Koya, where he built Kongobuji Temple in 816 and then set forth on a preaching mission in north-east Japan. Kukai was the inventor of Hiragana, the writer of the Iroha poem and above all created Shinto religion, unique to Japan. Kukai retired at Mt. Koya, where he died in 835 A.D. . Kukai was the founder of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism. We believe this example was one of a good number of Buddhist texts & treatises Kukai brought back to Japan from China in 804 A.D. . The above liberally extracted from Japan Biographical Encyclopedia, see below for more details. ***** THIS BUDDHIST TREATISE/SUTRA: This is a mid-Kamakura period [1185-1336] Buddhist Treatise/Sutra, dated Koan 4th year [1281] on the brown folder enclosing the work. From the style of the characters and superb quality of the stiff paper, the work is consistent with that date. . Buddhist Treatises/Sutras were always the property of Buddhist temples. Occasionally patrons who donated large sums of money to assist temples in need of repair & restoration were given as "honorarium" and in recognition of their "Good Deed." They were commonly given a gift of an early Buddhist Treatise/Sutra in gratitude by the head Abbott/monk or priest. This item is a fine example of this ancient custom. . The Treatise/Sutra is in two disconnected but related parts. The first part consists of 24 2/3rds pages; the second consists of 3 1/4 pages. . The two parts do not connect, but are clearly from the same Treatise/Sutra. There is no beginning nor end page, these are essentially two "fragments" from the original period work. *** . STATEMENTS ON THE BROWN FOLDER HOLDING THE TREATISE/SUTRA: . The two Treatise/Sutra parts were contained in a brown folder with the following hand-written title and text: The Sutra came from the "NARA KONGO HOJI TEMPLE" located in old Yamato province now called Nara, located at the top of Mt. Keya. . The brown folder states: "Koan 4th year" which is 1281 A.D. With the commend: "By Akita Josuke," but after an exhaustive search we can not find any information about this person. . The title is written in black-Sumi ink Fude [Japanese bamboo brush] strokes for 6 Kanji characters reading: "SE I YU I SHIKI RON JUTSU KI" or meaning in English: "INTRODUCTION FOR DISCOURSE ON THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS." . In addition, there is a small white slip of paper attached to the brown folder, with Japanese that we translated into English, meaning: "This Treatise/Sutra was not made as a 'scroll type' format, it was originally made as a 'folding type scroll-book' [accordion-folded woodblock printed book format], printed on 'composite' paper.'" *** THE TWO PARTS OF THE SUTRA: The first part consists of 24 2/3rds pages; the second part consists of 3 1/4 pages. Each page is 16.3 x 18.9 cm. The leaves are accordion folded, they are of identical size. . The two parts are not connected but are from the same work or Sutra. There is no beginning nor end, these are essentially two 'fragments' or pieces from the original period work. . Each page contains 8 lines of text, 21 Chinese character per vertical line, called Kambun [Chinese writing] by the Japanese, meaning 'Chinese text.' There are red ink "grammatical" brush marks and other Furigana in red to make the text readable by Japanese. *** PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF THE SUTRA: We have posted several photos of the parts of the treatise/Sutra to our website. Please see the color photos posted to our website, Starting with: cover.jpg, illus02.jpg through illus11.jpg are the larger part; while illus12.jpg & illus13.jpg are the second and smaller part. **** CONDITION: The work is woodblock printed with beautiful and very vivid black, bold Chinese [Kambun] characters, printed on very strong and substantial Washi [hand-made] hand-made Japanese paper. . There are a good number of old worm holes, all of which have been properly restored in the ancient past on the verso [back side] using old, period Washi paper. There are also a few old mends to the verso hinged folds. . These restorations do not seriously detract from the whole, being some 733 years old, one expects their to be some attrition. The work is now solid and folds nicely, there are no other issues. . An excellent and RARE example of mid-Kamakura [13th century] era woodblock printing and Washi paper. *** TITLE: The title is recorded on the brown paper folder. There is no title page on the work, therefore we call it a 'fragment.' . Knowing little about this work, we were inspired to bring it to a large Buddhist temple in China, to inquire about it. In March, 2014, we visited the largest Buddhist temple in Nanning city, Guangxi province, southern China. . AUTHENTICATION/CONFIRMATION: The work was brought to Nanning, Guangxi Province Buddhist temple, named QIN SHANG GUAN YIN SHI [GREEN MOUNTAIN TEMPLE OF THE GODDESS OF MERCY],located at Mt. Qingxiu. . The old Buddhist Abbott looked at this work. I asked him if he recognized the work, but he did not. I asked about the contents, the Abbott replied, the work was a "Fójiào Lùnwén" [Buddhist Treatise, i.e. a "paper"] or "Lun Wen" for short. He confirmed the period was correct based on the style of the Hanzi [Chinese characters], type of and the very high-quality of the ancient paper, the format of the printing columns and content of the text. . After reading through the text, the old Abbott stated there was a lot about the correct kinds of food to eat, vegetarian dishes, Doufu [Tofu], prohibitions about not eating meat or animal products. While he was reluctant to give me anything in writing, His impressions and comments were valuable. The old Abbott did not ask for a fee but appeared to be quite delighted to see such an ancient and beautifully preserved example of a Buddhist treatise. He did comment on the lovely old traditional style Hanzi [Chinese] characters. *** PROVENANCE: This item came from the personal and private collection of Muir Dawson, late owner of Dawson's Bookshop, ABAA, Los Angeles, California. It was part of a group of items that were held back by Muir in his private collection. The brown sleeve has some recent scotch tape reinforcement on the inside folds. . The brown paper sleeve has a pencil note in Muir's hand: "Gift-hold for Muir." . Muir Dawson was an old friend. We knew of his private collection of superb examples of old printing, among which he had several stunning ancient Japanese examples. He was a fan of printing in all its forms and cultures. He and his store had close a relationship with Japan during the 1950-1970's and he pulled aside several fine items that came into his shop for his own personal collection. This item was one of those examples. *** REFERENCES: . BUDDHIST PRINTING: . a. * BUDDHIST PRINTING: . NARA NATIONAL MUSEUM.ARTS OF THE LOTUS SUTRA: please see the Kamakura or 13th century listings, from ca. pp.72-135. . BASKETT, Mary W.: FOOTPRINTS OF THE BUDDHA: Japanese Buddhist Prints from American and Japanese Collections. [Exhibition] August 23 to October 26, 1980 * ROSENFIELD, John: JAPANESE ARTS OF THE HEIAN PERIOD 794-1185. * SATOW, Ernest M.:ON THE EARLY HISTORY OF PRINTING IN JAPAN. see p.53 et al. * NARA NATIONAL MUSEUM: ARTS OF THE LOTUS SUTRA. * *** EARLY WASHI PAPERMAKING: . b. * EARLY WASHI PAPERMAKING: NARITA, Kiyofusa: JAPANESE PAPERMAKING. . NARITA, Kiyofusa: A LIFE OF TS'AI LUNG AND JAPANESE PAPER-MAKING. * HORIKOSHI, Jusuke: KAMI KOSHII CHOHO-KI: DIARY OF JAPANESE PAPERMAKING. * TINDALE, Thomas K. et al.: THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN. . *** HISTORIC RESOURCES: . c. * HISTORIC RESOURCES: SANSOM, George B. A HISTORY OF JAPAN: To 1334, pp.424-437. * PAPINOT, E. HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF JAPAN: see pp.815,882, et al., map of Kinai. * JAPAN BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA AND WHO'S WHO.1964-'65 edition, pp. 292, 321, 721-722. * KUKAI: Kobo Daishi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%ABkai * BRINKLEY, F.: A HISTORY OF THE JAPANESE PEOPLE: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era: pp.760 index for Kukai and many entries, et al. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Bleak House

      [Claremont, CA]: Burning Bridges Press, 2014. Fine. A unique artists' book by California bookmaker Stanley Strauss. It both reproduces Dickens's text and vividly renders key aspects of the novel in tactile form, offering a skilled visual interpretation of one of Dickens's most important novels. The work comprises three items, each in a matching custom black and grey cloth clamshell case with red title block, silver title plate, and black script title on white label affixed to the top. The first item is the entire text of the novel, composed of of 92 signatures with a total of 736 pages measuring 5 1/2 inches in width at the spine. They are bound only with binding straps, creating a volume as mammoth and unwieldy as the court case that gives the novel its impetus. The second volume, named "Jarndyce v Jarndyce" for the court case, has the name of each of the book's 58 characters handwritten on torn pieces of cream-colored paper and sewn into an accordian-bound volume in no particular order. As the artist states, none of the 58 characters in the novel is left untouched by "Jarndyce v Jarndyce." The final item, titled "Last Will and Testament,is intended by the artist to convey the futility of the litigation. It contains innumerable scraps of torn printed paper suggestive of the will that the litigants spend so much of their lives fighting about. The scraps are sealed within a clear acrylic box inside its clamshell case. Quite a remarkable production in fine condition. ARTISTS/121415.

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        The Legal Environment of Business

      Cengage Learning, 2014. 12. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21608000; EAN: 9781285428222

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        Signed 2014 Elizabeth Peyton Elias Lithograph

      2014 - "Elias" by Elizabeth Peyton, Signed Lithograph printed in 2014 from an edition size of 100. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 25.75 x 19.75 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Portrait of Elias Bender Ronnefelt, the lead singer of Danish punk band Iceage. Signed, Titled, Dated and Numbered out of 100 in pencil by Peyton. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Animadivas

      Cornville, Maine, 2014. Artist's book, one of 7 copies, all on handmade paper by Katie MacGregor, each copy signed and numbered by the artist / author, Bonnie Bishop. Page size: 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches; 64pp. Bound by the artist: hand-sewn Coptic style binding, single thread sewn through each of the 8 signatures, black wrappers stiffened with archival paper, title blind embossed on front panel, housed in black paper box. Ms. Bishop has written 7 poems, hymns to the divine spirit, manifested in the animals pictured and referenced: Ar-Wa-Soose: Bear (Penobscot), Strix Varia: Barred Owl (Latin), Arachne: Greek weaver turned into a spider by Athena, Chang-O: Chinese goddess allied by the moon and hare, Taxidea Taxus: Badger (Latin), Migizi: Eagle (Ojibway), Animadiva: Divine Animal. The images are printed silkscreen for the deep blue and grey and monoprint in silver. The text is handset in Optima and printed letterpress by Scott Vile at Ascensius Press. Ms. Bishop's animals are not ordinary creatures. Rather, they are magical and imbued with mystic presence and powers. Their images take over the page - even if only covering a small portion of the page spread. We are reminded of a divine life-force. Each page spread, silver monoprint textures overprinted with blue or grey silkscreens, or white pages with silver gilt silkscreens (the white page serving as negative space and creating images), illuminates the text. The strong line of the silkscreen is repeated over three pages (in blue, then grey, and again blue), each time on different grounds, provoking different responses with each image. Ms. Bishop's verse conjures up reverence for the natural with grounds in silver gilt of feathers, ferns, honeycombs, spider webs, and other elements of the natural world. This is the third in a series of four books: the first and second published are SHE and FURIES. Each volume explores aspects of the feminine in words and images. Here, we enter the realm of the divine Earth Mother. Owing much to Native American spirituality and traditions, Ms. Bishop's personal heritage and philosophy enlightens and informs the reader / viewer. Ms. Bishop has taught art and graphic design at several Maine institutions, including Colby College as well as holding positions as graphic designer at Hudson Museum at University of Maine and prior to that Scholastic Magazine. She has participated in a number of book arts exhibitions in Maine and Canada and received a number of design awards.

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        Chemistry

      Pearson College Div, 2014. 13 PCK HAR. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-21514224; EAN: 9780321864406

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