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        CAREER OF EVIL SIGNED by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) A Cormoran Strike Novel (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

      Mulholland Books, 2015 1st Edition. 1st printing of the Mulholland USA edition, Signed by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) on a tipped in page included at the binding stage. Perhaps 250 of these were made and released at the same time as the UK Sphere edition. This is a similar number to the UK Sphere copies. This Signed copy has this special tipped in page, and a unique barcode 9780316353724 on the rear of the dustjacket. Accurate page count is 499. This is an immaculate as new copy, unread and jacket is in a mylar cover. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

      Oxford University Press, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60589992; EAN: 9780199858699

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      Ashveville, North Carolina:: Daniel Essig,, 2015.. One-of-a-kind. 12.5 x 12 x 1.5" sculpture. Hand carved and painted mahogany, holly, handmade paper, mica, shellac, nails, 18th- and 19th-century text pages, ambrotypes, tintype, watch crystals, antique gears, fossils, bones and other relics. Ethiopian and Coptic bindings. Daniel Essig: "Fish-Eye is part of a series of sculptural books addressing my most passionate interests-collecting and studying freshwater fish. As a high school student, I worked at a retail aquarium. As a photography major in college, I joined biology graduate students on their research trips to rivers across the Midwest, taking photographs of their finds. "Photography led me to books: Initially I planned to make handmade paper, print my images, and then bind them into a book. I never achieved that goal, but pursuing it exposed me to the joys of bookmaking-especially to the wooden Ethiopian/Coptic book structure. "Fish Eye -references a camera lens that produces a distorted view-brings together my passions for fish and books. With ambrotypes, antique gears, and watch crystals, the piece explores the fascinating ways that time reshapes our vision.

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        Clothing and Fashion

      Abc-Clio Inc, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-26069064; EAN: 9781610693097

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        XI LXIVmos - Memoirs Of A Bibliomidget


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        Go Set a Watchman

      Harper Collins Publishers, 2015. Hardcover. Fine. Harper Collins Publishers, New York 2015. Limited First Edition. Limited Edition of only 500 copies. Number 335/500. Leather with gold gilt. Clamshell Case. Signed by Harper Lee on the Limitation Page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic by the Publisher. Book Condition: Fine, as new, clean boards, tight spine.

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        Go Set A Watchman: A Novel - Signed Limited Edition

      New York: HarperCollins Publishers. As New. 2015. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. 9780062454911 . An unblemished first printing of the special collector's signed edition, full-leather-bound, all edges gilt; housed in cloth clam-shell case; limited to 500 copies, signed by Harper Lee on the limitation page. In original publisher's box ; Go Set a Watchman, eventually published in July 2015, was originally written by Harper Lee in the mid-1950s and was submitted to her publishers before her famous Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was not discovered until late in 2014 .

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        Cartographical Incantations

      Berkeley: Set In Motion Press, 2015. Paperback. Fine. Paperback. Number 7 of 25 copies. The book artist, Casey Gardner, beautifully describes this splendid new production as follows: "A book of cartographical unfoldings, tessellated map fragments, and beasts of the imagination. Pages open to reflected images of historical map details from the Dutch Age of Discovery. Turn the book over, and the patterns become more complex, abstracting the repetition and reflection many journeys entail. Text includes wayfarer invocations and wayfinding instructions, with mapmaking histories relating to a time when the unknown could be imbued with magical qualities. Also included is a traveller's tale of chance and choice. The story begins with a door opening and continues to hinge on the word perhaps relating the either/or possibilities that occur and move back and forth on journeys. A forgotten map presents the traveller with options at various crossroads while venturing forth into unpredictable landscapes. Each folio opens to a tableau of a map fragment joined in reverse symmetry, as if the landscape has more to reveal upon reflection, or mirrors a traveller's aspirations in a quest. On the reverse side of the accordion, these map images are conjured into rhythmic patterns reflecting the repetition of each step in a journey and the variables that form the spell of discovery that entices us into new horizons and lands. Rituals and motifs of movement and boundaries occur in every venture into any landscape, and yet the unique contours and borders are for each traveller to discover and cross. Each folio includes a Wayfarer Invocation, a poetic directive for finding one's way, or one's place in the world. We hope for guidance, exterior or interior, and question whether to take this path or that, to follow a map or strike out in faith. Going forth in any journey is an opportunity for an entrancing and spellbinding venture of options chosen to reflect our exploratory desires. Map fragments are from photographs taken by the artist of sixteenth and seventeenth-century Dutch maps found in atlases at the Public Library of Amsterdam, Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam." The book is a double-sided accordion structure with sewn folios. Letterpress and digitally printed on Hahnemuhle Igres and Nepalese Lokta silkscreened paper. In Fine Condition. Unpaginated. ARTISTSBOOK/071415.

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        Wisdom Guanghua: Jampa Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet and the surrounding area statues Highlights(Chinese Edition) BO RE GUANG HUA QIANG BA CANG FO ZHI XI ZANG JI ZHOU BIAN DI QU ZAO XIANG JI CUI

      Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Publishing House, 2015-01-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Wisdom Guanghua: Jampa Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet and the surrounding area statues Highlights Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Statesman's Yearbook 2016

      Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 152. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27046814; EAN: 9781137439987

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        Sign Languages of the World

      De Gruyter, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-26973792; EAN: 9781614517962

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      Gahanna: Kolbe & Fanning, 2015. Folio (13 by 10 inches), original terra cotta half morocco with tan linen; spine with six raised bands, lettered and decorated in gilt; two red spine labels, gilt. 232 pages; illustrated in color. New. Deluxe Edition, one of twelve copies thus bound. A gorgeous binding that houses an exquisitely produced book. Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta discusses the numerous varieties of Nini medallions, methods of distinguishing originals from aftercasts, and the artistic context within which these pieces were created. Each medal is presented in actual size in exquisite detail. Thoroughly documented and useful to both the novice as well as the expert, this handsome, large-format volume is finely illustrated throughout in full color.

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        Guiron Le Courtois

      De Gruyter, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-26886401; EAN: 9783110256604

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        Go Set A Watchman: A Novel - Signed Limited Edition

      New York: HarperCollins Publishers. As New. 2015. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. 9780062454911 . An unblemished first printing of the special collector's signed edition, full-leather-bound, all edges gilt; housed in cloth clam-shell case; limited to 500 copies, signed by Harper Lee on the limitation page. In original publisher's box ; Go Set a Watchman, eventually published in July 2015, was originally written by Harper Lee in the mid-1950s and was submitted to her publishers before her famous Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was not discovered until late in 2014 .

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        On Rooks.

      Sherman Oaks, California:: Ninja Press,, 2015.. Edition of 75 + 8 hors commerce. 12.5 x 6.75"; 36 pages. Handset Van Dijck with Felix Titling for the display. Printed letterpress on dampened Barcham Green paper, handmade in 1986 at the Hayle Mill (now closed) in Maidstone, Kent, England. Two watermarks throughout, one with date. Text printed on a Vandercook Universal I flatbed proof press. Photographs printed digitally by Karen Skove Chu using UltraChrome Ke inks on Japanese Asuka washi, then cut, and tipped in by hand. Bound quarter leather using a forest green French goatskin with black English paper over boards. Text sewn into an inner cover of pure Belgian flax, handmade at Cave Paper in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Signed by both poet and photographer. Ninja Press: "This set of splendidly rich poems records the minutiae of the moment, moving from micro to macro throughout. The poems are both the residue of privacy and an accounting of terrain, the poet's territory; a collision of megalopolis, mountain, and desert meeting in fire. "Twenty-three photographs taken by Carolee Campbell inhabit the book. They do not illustrate as much as act as an ambient penumbra. The images were found in the glancing light shining off the edge of the poetry.

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        Cabaret Voltaire.

      San Francisco, California:: Howard Munson,, 2015.. Edition of 3. 8 x 11" closed, extending to 49". Accordion structure. Mediums: collage, silk screen, and inkjet printing. Archival rag paper. Covers for each book unique: Book 1 cover inspired by the Dada artist Jean Crotti's painting "The Clown"; Book 2 and 3 cover collages inspired by Dada. A DVD disc containing Munson's original videos inserted in pocket on back pastedown. Housed in customized slipcase. Signed and numbered by the artist. Howard Munson: "Inspired by the Dadaists who gathered at the cafe Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1917. The cafe was started by Hugo Ball. It was a refuge from the surrounding war in a neutral country. The cafe attracted artists, writers, musicians, and poets. Outrageous happenings were the nightly entertainment with poetry readings and theater. "The two videos included in this artist's book are my own impressions of the times and the experimentation in film."

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        United States Code Service. Complete set 288 bks thru Oct. 2015

      2015. United States Code Service, Lawyers Edition. LexisNexis. Titles 1-54, Constitution, Indexes. Complete set in 288 books including 4 volume 2015 General Index, with all revised volumes current through October 2015 with April 2015 supplements, October 2015 Cummulative Later Case Statutory Service V.1 to 54 in 2 softbound volumes. Ex-library with stamps, 2 volumes with black markings on top edge of pages, else very good. Publisher's Price USD 3,572. * Provides comprehensive annotated coverage of the entire U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil, Criminal, Bankruptcy and Appellate Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, as well as the procedural rules of the major agencies, major treaties, and selected uncodified laws. USCS is the only U.S. Code set based on the Statutes at Large, which the courts have consistently ruled to be the controlling language when it differs from the codified statutes in the U.S. Code. See 1 USCS 204. The U.S. Supreme Court stated in Stephan v. United States, 319 U.S. 423 (1943) that "The very meaning of prima facie is that the Code cannot prevail over the Statutes at Large when the two are inconsistent." This statement has been cited consistently by the courts in years since, and a lower court decision was actually reversed by the Court in United States Nat'l. Bank v. Independent Ins. Agents of Am., 508 U.S. 439 (1993) because it used the U.S. Code instead of the Statutes at Large. When there is a discrepancy between the U.S. Code and the Statutes at Large, the Statutes at Large always wins.

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        Go Set a Watchman - Signed Limited Edition

      HarperCollins Publishers, 2015. Hardcover. Signed Limited Edition, one of 500 numbered copies. Harper Lee's landmark #1 New York Times bestselling novel, now available in a gorgeous limited edition, signed by the author and numbered. The stunning package includes a hardcover bound in leather with debossed gold foil stamping, gold gilded edges, and printed endpapers, and is enclosed in an elegant cloth box lined in velvet with magnet closure. With only 500 copies of this special edition being printed, this is certain to be a highly coveted collector's piece. Book and traycase in Fine as new condition, still in manufacturer's box.

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        Go Set a Watchman

      London; Heinemann, 2015. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/n/a. Signed by Author. Extremely Fine leatherbound Limited Edition of 100 copies this is a low number - Signed by Harper Lee and numbered to title page. Leatherbound with gold edges and beautiful clamshell tray, this copy is still in publishers wrap in the shipping box hence the photos are from the publisher. Synopsis: Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch - 'Scout' - returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise's homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman, and a world, in a painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past - a journey that can be guided only by one's conscience. Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor and effortless precision - a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context and new meaning to an American classic.

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        Video Source Book

      Gale / Cengage Learning, 2015. 56. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-27029885; EAN: 9781410316493

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        XI LXIVmos - Memoirs Of A Bibliomidget

      Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey Editions & Bromer Booksellers. Fine+. 2015. Deluxe Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A deluxe edition of 35 copies (I-XXXV) , this one being XXXIV, was printed on F. J. Head handmade paper, with each copy including four sample leaves from the books. Original calligraphy on the title page and colophon in each copy by Francesca Lohmann. These variant copy, originally not intended for publication, was bound in full black leather by Sarah Creighton, with the vine pattern stamped in gilt. Issued in a folding box. XI LXIVmos is set in eight-point Centaur and Arrighi types, and printed with a Ostrander-Seymour Co. Handpress on dampened papers. The regular edition of 85 (1-85) copies was printed on Somerset Book paper, and bound by Sarah Creighton in a printed vine-patterned paper over boards. The design was created by Francesca Lohmann, who also drew the bookÂ’s interior foliage; Twenty-six years after their last publication, Anne Bromer has written a memoir of the eleven printed miniature books she produced with her husband and partner David from 1977 to 1989. In the book - - she relates brief stories of pleasure, coincidence, and difficulty for each of their publications, followed by a detailed bibliographic description. .

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        Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems

      Imperial College Press, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60587259; EAN: 9781783265633

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        Buddha's Tears.

      Rosendale, New York:: Women's Studio Workshop,, 2015.. Edition of 50. 20.75 x 46.5 cm; 13 pages. Accordion. Paper: Somerset Book 175 g. Typefaces: Helvetica and Heiti. Silkscreen, letterpress, and digitally printed. Bound in cloth-covered boards. Signed and numbered. WSW: "Buddha's Tears exposes the hidden story of organ harvesting in China from prisoners of conscience, such as Falun Gong practitioners. Statistical information is juxtaposed with poetic rendering of a legend of a statue of Buddha, who weeps in times of crisis. Each page is filled with dates, graphs, maps, drawings, and stories, concluding with a sutured image of China, a symbol of healing. The accordion pages unravel to form a long scroll, a traditional form of storytelling to lay out the facts of China's cruelty." Chelsea Campbell, "Still Beating: Wei Jane Chir's Buddha's Tears": "Award-winning investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann estimates that in China, 64,000 prisoners practicing Falun Gong may have been killed for their organs between 2000 and 2008. Falun Gong practitioners have been persecuted for their spirituality and arrested as prisoners of conscience since 1999 for their direct opposition to the state's communist ideology. Only recently, through detective work by journalists and human rights activists, have details of China's illegal transplanting practices come to light. "Artist's Book resident Wei Jane Chir came to WSW to edition her artist's book Buddha's Tears, about China's decades-long history of organ harvesting. As a practitioner of Falun Gong herself, she's using her tools as an artist to make this information reach a wider audience. "The cover of Buddha's Tears is complex and mysterious, mirroring the very narrative inside. Twenty different colors of ink combine to make the title almost invisible, hidden much like the story of organ harvesting has been for years. In certain lights and angles, the oranges and browns of the cover melt into a sea of blue with the golden title floating in the center. "Wei Jane's title comes from the legend of a Buddha statue in China that, in times of crisis, weeps. By referencing it, Wei Jane posits that the undisclosed horror of organ harvesting brings the Buddha to tears. The book opens on a pair of downcast eyes, then a bronze ocean, then a somber quote to prepare the viewer for the story about to unfold. "Buddha's Tears thirteen tryptic pages are dense with visual and textual information. Combining digitally- and screen-printed imagery, each page is filled with the history of Falun Gong, its persecution, and the legal cases brought against China. Graphs and tables of transplant numbers are paired with meditating Falun Gong practitioners; harvesting processes broken down in hand-drawn images sit beside covers of books and documentaries on organ harvesting. Wei Jane is an artist-meets-journalist, providing facts and charts on the subject while injecting her own artistic vision throughout. "The cover of Buddha's Tears is wrapped in silk, the accordion-bound pages unraveling to form a long scroll. Using the materials traditionally used in ancient Chinese storytelling, Wei Jane ironically lays out the facts of China's contemporary cruelty. This sense of irony is reflected in the book's final image: a bright red China stitched together with black thread. Wei Jane's niece, a surgeon, taught Wei Jane how to do a surgical stitch over the silkscreened China.

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        The Sage Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research

      Sage Pubns, 2015. 2. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27006891; EAN: 9781483347684

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      De Gruyter, 2015. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-20275563; EAN: 9783110172591

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        Records full translation(Chinese Edition) SHI JI QUAN YI

      People's Press, 2015-02-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Records full translation Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Brain mapping; an encyclopedic reference. COMPLETE SET. Vol. 1: Acquisition methods, methods and modeling; vol. 2: Anatomy and physiology systems; vol. 3: Social cognitive neuroscience; cognitive neuroscience; clinical brain mapping.

      Amsterdam, Elsevier, [ 2015 - ]. Illus. Thick quarto. Page margins of vol. 1 slightly wavy; otherwise very good condition. Vols. 2 and 3 in original shrinkwrap. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mick Rock. The Rise of David Bowie, 1972?1973, Multilingual Edition: English, French, German, Collector?s Edition

      ESPA?A: TASCHEN, 2015 FICHA TECNICA:DESCRIPCION: En 1972, David Bowie lanzó su innovador álbum Auge y caída de Ziggy Stardust y las arañas de Marte . Con él aterrizó Stardust de Bowie alter-ego: Un, máscara de ojos, persona sexualmente ambigua brillo revestido que inició las fronteras entre hombre y mujer, heterosexuales y homosexuales, realidad y ficción en un solo desplazamiento y el fenómeno brillante de los 70 auto expresión . En conjunto, el álbum y Ziggy Ziggy la etapa espectacular propulsó el londinense de voz suave en una de las estrellas más grandes del mundo. Un pasajero clave en este viaje glamour en la estratosfera fue compañero londinense y fotógrafo Mick Rock . Roca unido con Bowie artísticamente y personalmente, se sumergió en el círculo íntimo de la cantante, y, entre 1972 a 1973, trabajó como fotógrafo oficial de Bowie . Esta edición limitada y numerada reúne lo mejor de la cartera de Bowie de la roca con espectaculares tiros escenario, así como íntima retratos entre bastidores . Imágenes de prensa, chaquetas de álbumes y fotos fijas de películas promocionales sientan junto a alrededor del 50 por ciento de imágenes nunca antes vistas , que ofrece un acceso sin precedentes a las múltiples facetas de la personalidad de Bowie y su fama. Con una cubierta de holograma de diferentes disparos a la cabeza-, el libro se regocija en la experimentación y la imprevisibilidad de Bowie . A través de la distante y accesible, lo lúdico y serio, el franco y artificiosa, este tributo estalla con la audacia y la energía de su estrella única y extravagante que define, y desafió, una generación . Limitado a un total de 1.972 ejemplares numerados y firmados por David Bowie y Mick rock, este libro está disponible como edición del colector (Nº 201-1,972), y también en dos ediciones del arte de 100 ejemplares cada una, con una impresión de pigmentos firmado por Mick rock.El fotógrafoMick Rock nació en Londres en 1948 y es conocido como "el hombre que disparó los años setenta." Así como David Bowie, que ha fotografiado Lou Reed, Queen, Iggy Pop, Roxy Music y Blondie. También produjo y dirigió videos musicales para las canciones clásicas de Bowie: "¿Vida en Marte" "Juan, yo soy más que baile", "El Jean Genie", "Space Oddity" y. Rock ha tenido importantes exposiciones en Londres, Nueva York, Los Ángeles, Tokio, San Francisco y Las Vegas.Los autoresBarney Hoskyns nació en Londres en 1959. Él es el director editorial de Backpages de la roca, la biblioteca en línea de la escritura y el periodismo emergente, y un ex escritor de personal en el New Musical Express , editor colaborador de la revista Vogue , y corresponsal en Estados Unidos MOJO . Él es el autor de la biografía de Tom Waits Lowside de la carretera (2009), y hollada , la historia oral de Led Zeppelin (2012).Michael Bracewell nació en Londres en 1958 y ha escrito ampliamente sobre el arte y la cultura moderna y contemporánea. Sus publicaciones más recientes incluyen Richard Hamilton: trabaja hasta tarde , y Damien Hirst: Las pinturas completas Salmo . Ha contribuido a El libro de Faber del Pop y El libro del pingüino de la moda del siglo XX la escritura .

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        The Bargaining Problem," Econometrica, Vol. 18, No. 2, April 1950, pp. 155-162

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF A SEMINAL PAPER IN GAME THEORY - THE MATHEMATICS OF DECISION-MAKING AND STRATEGY -- BY JOHN NASH. "One of the great mathematicians of the 20th century", Nash received the Nobel Prize in Economics and, five days before his death, the Abel prize, the math version of the Nobel Prize (NYT, 5.25.2015). In this paper, "Nash presents a 'bargaining solution' completely unanticipated in the literature. "Breaking with the past, he used a simple yet path-breaking axiomatic approach… aimed to identify the common characteristics of bargaining and its solutions rather than describe the processes involved in bargaining" (Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology). An undergraduate at Carnegie, Nash was accepted for graduate work at Princeton in 1948 based on a "one sentence letter of recommendation from Carnegie that read: 'This man is a genius'" (Kuhn, Nobel Prize Seminar, The Work of John Nash in Game Theory, Dec. 1994, 162). Because Nash's bargaining paper was published during his time at Princeton, it has been assumed that he did the work while there - after all, with Von Neumann and Morgenstern, Princeton was already the capital of game theory's world. This, however, is not true. Early in his undergraduate career at Carnegie, Nash wrote "a paper for an elective course in international economics, possibly the only formal course in economics he has ever had, [and the paper] was done [then] in complete ignorance of the work of von Neumann and Morgenstern. In short, when [Nash] did this work he didn't know that game theory existed" (ibid). With minor revisions, the 1950 'Bargaining Problem' paper is identical to the undergraduate one. Utterly original its thinking, Nash's paper is "a model of theoretical elegance" [that] posits four reasonable axioms (1) Invariant to affine transformations or Invariant to equivalent utility representations (2) Pareto optimality (3) independence of irrelevant alternatives and (4) symmetry. "If these four conditions are satisfied then there is a unique solution, namely, the outcome that maximizes the product of the players' utilities" (ibid, 163). Unaware of game theory, Nash's axiomatic 'bargaining' solutions were a form of game theory even though he didn't know it. His "'Bargaining' was really an as yet unimagined form of game theory… "Unlike the two-person zero-sum game in which the loser loses what the winner wins, a bargaining game offers possible benefits to both sides. In this 'cooperative' game theory, the goal is for all players to do the best they can, but not necessarily at the expense of the others. In a good bargain, both sides gain… [Nash argues] the problem is to find which way maximizes the benefit (or utility) for both sides - given that both players are rational (and know how to quantify their desires), are equally skilled bargainers and are equally knowledgeable about each other's desires. "When bargaining over a possible exchange of resources (Nash's examples were a book, ball, pen, knife, bat, and hat) the two players might assess the values of the objects differently. (To the athletic, a bat might seem more valuable than a book, while the more intellectually oriented bargainer might rank the book more valuable.) Nash showed how to consider such valuations and compute each player's gain in utility for various exchanges, providing a mathematical map for finding the location of the optimal bargain - the one giving the best deal for both" (ibid., 56). At a Nobel Prize seminar on the works of Nash, the Princeton mathematician Harold Kuhn (a close friend of Nash's) argued that even in its brilliance, it is 'clear that this paper was written by a teenager. The evidence is that the objects in the example to be bargained over are a bat, a ball, a toy, and a knife. No amount of urging by his colleagues or Econometrica persuaded John to change this example" (ibid). CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to. 250 x 175mm. Original paper wraps professionally re-backed at the spine. Fine condition.

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        Bates' Nursing Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking + Coursepoint + Lww Docucare One-year Access + Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Ed.

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015. 1 PCK CSM. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27204263; EAN: 9781496324757

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        Mechanical Design Manual Set 5th Edition Collector's Edition (buy six get one package included a total of seven mechanical design Taboo 1000 cases 3rd Edition)(Chinese Edition) JI XIE SHE JI SHOU CE TAO ZHUANG DI 5 BAN DIAN CANG BAN MAI LIU ZENG YI TAO ZHUANG GONG 7 CE FU SONG JI XIE SHE JI JIN JI 1000 LI DI 3 BAN

      Machinery Industry Press, 2015-05-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Mechanical Design Manual Set 5th Edition Collector's Edition (buy six get one package included a total of seven mechanical design Taboo 1000 cases 3rd Edition) Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Lu passenger sinks 15 + 50 Set (12 + 50 annual reading service card. bonus Zhan Lu workplace must read three books)(Chinese Edition) LU KE HUI 15+50 TAO ZHUANG 12+50 QUAN NIAN YUE DU FU WU KA JIA ZENG ZHAN LU ZHI CHANG XIN REN BI DU TU SHU SAN CE

      Zhan Lu Culture, 2015-07-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Lu passenger sinks 15 + 50 Set (12 + 50 annual reading service card. bonus Zhan Lu workplace must read three books) Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Treatise on Geophysics

      Elsevier Science & Technology, 2015. 2nd Revised edition. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60592366; EAN: 9780444538024

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        Stocker and Dehner's Pediatric Pathology

      Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015. 4 HAR/PSC. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-27109576; EAN: 9781451193732

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        Go Set A Watchman

      William Heinemann 2015 - First edition first impression in as new condition, flat signed by Harper Lee to a sticker tipped in to the title page, no markings, the book is as new and unread, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ribbon Snake.

      Portland, Maine:: Rebecca Goodale,, 2015.. Edition of 5. 3 x 2.75"; miniature accordion with 6 panels. Handcolored dry point plates. Cloth bound with hand stitching on front board. Laid in paper wraparound with matching hand-stitched snake on spine. In cloth-covered slipcase. Signed and numbered by the artist. Rebecca Goodale: "The Ribbon Snake has been added to the Special Concern list in the state of Maine. Thamnophis sauritus is a smaller, more delicate snake than the garter snake."

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        Vessel from the Place of Truth.

      Redmond, Washington:: Mari Eckstein Gower,, 2015.. Edition of 15. Set of pamphlets and a book wrapped in cloth with tie closure. Inkjet printed on Superfine cover and Canson Mi-Teintes. Book: 10.75 x 4.6" closed, 12 pages; accordion fold; boards covered in gold leaf Lama-li papers; signed and numbered by the artist. "Vessel from the Place of Truth" pamphlet: 4.5 x 11", 10 pages; signed and numbered by the artist. Four pamphlets (one for each of the four sons of Horus): 4.5 x 11"; 4 pages. Pamphlets bound in brown paper wraps with image of each god on respective covers. Wrapped books laid in cloth covered clamshell box with scarab medallion on cover. Mari Eckstein Gower: "I've been interested in Egyptian art since childhood. I remember seeing the magnificent golden image of King Tut and pouring through books to look at the photos of strange animal-headed gods, lavish gold jewelry, and (of course!) mummies. … I dearly wanted to grow up to be an archaeologist and uncover the secrets of the tombs. "I never did become an archaeologist. But I still love pouring over books on the subject. I find one of the most interesting aspects is the ancient Egyptian burial beliefs and practices. In college I studied the Book of the Dead for one of my humanities projects. (I think some of the incantations read like poetry.) If possible, I try to attend any exhibit of Egyptian artifacts. A few years ago I attended an exhibition where rooms were set up like the interior of a tomb with a replica of the entire journey of the sun god through the Amduat (the Egyptian netherworld) painted on the walls. "Vessel from the Place of Truth": "Across from the grand pyramids of the Valley of Kings, is an area called the 'Place of Truth'. This Is where tombs of the artisans, scribes and overseers responsible for constructing those pyramids lie buried. … I've drawn inspiration from the tombs of that region to create my own imaginings of an Egyptian scribe's work. In the 'mummy' book, I have my imaginary scribe conveying information from 'The Book of the Dead' and the 'Hymn to Osiris' to create a long narrative, intended to help the deceased with his/her journey beside the sun god through the trials of the Amduat. "The four 'canopic jars' represent the containers for deceased's viscera, which would always accompany a mummy. Each of my 'jars' contains a page interpreting the organ's function, and a second page with my reimagining of a page of papyrus laid out with words and images from texts such as 'The Book of the Dead.'

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        Deep in the Yellow Woods

      [Leonia NJ], 2015. Artist's book, one of 20 copies, plus 5 artist's proofs] all on French's Lemon Drop, Banana Split, and Shocking Yellow paper, plus a light yellow paper from Staples: white paper, Arches text wove, is sponge painted, all signed and numbered by the artist, Lois Morrison. Page size: 6 x 4-1/5 inches; 10pp. Bound by the artist: hand-sewn carrousel format, with brown polka-dot paper from Kate's Paperie over boards as endpapers, boards embedded with rare earth magnets and thin stainless squares which were cut by Julie Chen, title in black on yellow paper recessed on front panel, collage of pan pipes below title, multi-color cotton ribbon ties. A wonderful cut-out book, each doublepage spread with Ms. Morrison's fantasy animals dancing in the woods. The text reads, "Deep in the yellow woods the dance goes on / witch elephants lumbering in last. / Eve's snake still limbed / from before the fall joined them. / Even the great rabbit in the sky / came down to dance. / It made the yellow striped dog/ ecstatically happy. / Of course, the yellow goat / heard the pipes first." The text was printed with a Gocco printer in Viking-normal. The animals were Gocco-printed on left-over scraps and then gone into with acrylics, colored pencils and a pigma micro pen. The goat wears a tunic which bears the legend, "I yam a yellow goat." The cat and snake both have red tongues. The rabbit and the elephant are comely. Lois Morrison's fantasy poem and creatures are endearing and will surely bring a smile, if not an outright chuckle, to the reader / viewer.

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        The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

      Gale / Cengage Learning, 2015. 4. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-24836103; EAN: 9781410317407

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        Liffey Swim. Interpreted through type and image by James Earley & Jamie Murphy.

      2015 - FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, 8/15 COPIES (from an edition of 21 copies) signed by author, artist & printer, title-leaf and full poem preceding 6 leaves of text printed in grey on blue Magnani Pescia mouldmade paper with large wood and lino-cuts by James Earley printed in blue and silver, ff. 9, folio, sheets loose as issued in cloth and board dropdown box with printed label at back, new. A poem originally published in the author's collection of the same name by Dedalus Press in 2014; its subject the annual open water swim in Dublin. Established in 1920, the swim was portrayed in a Jack B. Yeats painting of the same name that won him the silver medal for painting at the 1924 Olympics. The interpretation of the poem by Earley and Murphy breaks the poem up according to natural breathing stops, using cresting wave patterns to convey movement; it is a most satisfying work in terms of its harmony of concept and design.

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