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    Miss Annie. God Sent a 3c Stamp and More. by Goertz, Annie. SIGNED COPY

    Abbotsford, BC: Published By Author., 2000 First printing in trade paperback. Signed by Ms. Goertz on the title page. 256 pp. Photographs. Fine.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Fine. BW5-5.


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    AUD $50.00

    50 Years at the Bunda: A history of Narrabundah High School and Narrabundah College 1961-2011 by John Cope

    Narrabundah College , Canberra, 2013. Softcover. Very Good. Inscribed by Author. Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Education; Australian History; Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 32893. .


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    $254.99

    Nothing is lost, sweet self by Lawrence Durrell

    Turret Books, 1967. Softcover. Very Good. Turret Books issue of expatriate novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer Lawrence Durrell's poem, "Nothing is lost, sweet self." Includes poem and poem set to music by Wallace Southam. From the colophon: "Number 1 in a series of Contemporary Poetry set to Music." Copy #76 of 100 issued. Signed on the limitation page by author Lawrence Durrell and composer Wallace Southam. Dust jacket and cover design by Pip Benveniste. Scarce. 8 pp. 12" x 10". A very presentable copy with minimal shelf wear to dust jacket. Odor free. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.


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    $49.96

    FAIR HARVARD [Hardcover] by MOFFAT, Donald by Donald MOFFAT

    Hastings House Publishers, 1948. Hardcover. Good. Hastings House Publishers, 1948. Hardcover. Good. Signed first editon in good condition with good dust jacket. Book has owner's bookplate and clean, tight pages. Signed by Samuel Chamberlain. Cover is chipped with edge wear. Hard to find signed. Expedited shipping is available. I will ship quickly and carefully with confirmation and free USPS delivery confirmation number.


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    $22.00

    Who We Are : A Citizen's Manifesto by Griffiths, Rudyard

    Vancouver, British Columbia: Douglas & McIntyre, 2009. Near Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 22 by 15 cm. 216 pages. Gift inscription to former owner by author on title page. Red dustjacket. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author.


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    $60.00

    Song of the Stone by Brailsford, Barry

    Hamilton: Stoneprint Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1995). First Edition. Hard Cover. 0958350205 . Some fading to spine. ; 192 pages. Pictorial papered boards with tuatara illustration on front board. Page dimensions: oblong 237 x 215mm. This copy inscibed by the author on the front endpaper: "Kia ora e hoa / Kia Kaha! Travel well. Barry Brailsford." Previous owners' gift inscription on title page. "'Song of the Stone' describes his fascinating odyssey into the world of the wisdomkeepers in New Zealand and North America. Barry says his love of the land, and the mystery of the past, is his birthright. Born in Mawhera, tha ancient anchorage of the great navigator and stone worker, Poutini, and nurture by the wild coastlines and forested mountains of Westland [...]"; 8vo ; Signed by Author .


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    Royal Reflections: Stories for Children [Signed] by Goulden, Shirley [Illustrated by E. H. Shepard 1879-1976]

    Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London First edition 1956. 1956., 1956. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light blue cloth covers, navy lettering to spine. 8vo 7½" x 5¼" 139 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. SIGNED presentation copy by the author to front end paper 'To Dr. W. M. Crofton, With best wishes and sincere thanks, Shirley Goulden August 16th, 1956.' Recipients name to front end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs to corners and tips, almost imperceptible fading to spine, not price clipped 9s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Minnesota. Times & Tastes. Inscribed by First Lady Susan Carlson. Recipes & Menus Seasoned with History from the Minnesota Governor's Residence by Steiner, Jean (ed)

    St. Paul: Minnesota Times & Tastes, 1993. First edition. . Hardcover. . Fine copy (owner inscription) in fine dust jacket (in mylar). 4to. Illustrated. Inscribed by Susan Carlson.


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    Military English. Official Correspondence, Orders, Messages, and Reports for Use in Courses Allied to Instruction in Military Science and Tactics by Percy Waldron Long and Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey

    New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. First edition, 1918. Guide to proper use of English for military matters during World War I. Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper: To Lt. Richard Newhall - A Souvenir of the Year of Victory! from Frank Hersey. Khaki cloth, 116 pages plus a series of blank field message forms at the rear. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from other names or markings. Includes: The Principles of Military English; Official Correspondence; Soldiers' Letters Home; Administrative Orders and Memoranda; Field Orders; Operation Orders; Field Messages; Reports; Diaries; and Famous Orders and Examples or Martial Eloquence. . Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/None. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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    Casa propia by Iriondo, Carmen

    Buenos Aires: Compañía Impresora Argentina, 1988. 60pp. Ejemplar con dedicatoria firmada por la autora. Lentamente, con el ritmo propio de un proceso constructivo, la identidad de la autora se configura en espacio y tiempo imaginarios, afianzándose mediante la unión del material a través de sorpresivos, vitales y a veces dolorosos descubrimientos. Las puertas y ventanas de esta "Casa Propia", existen solamente dentro de aquellos marcos en los que Carmen Iriondo va apoyando sus vivencias. Poeta desde la infancia, su aguda capacidad de síntesis y su honda percepción, cantan, con la musicalidad inherente a una mujer que no solamente se atreve a mirarse a sí misma sino a explorar con sagacidad el mundo que la circunda, un mensaje que abarca la experiencia del crecimiento. Carmen Iriondo nació en Buenos Aires en 1945, tiene tres hijos y es Licenciada en Psicología.. Firmado Por El Autor - Signed By Author. Rústica con solapas. Muy Buen Estado. Very Good..


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    $137.50

    CHRISTIAN MARCLAY - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST by (MARCLAY, CHRISTIAN). Ferguson, Russell, Miwon Kwon, Douglas Kahn & Alan Licht. Russell Ferguson, Editor

    (MARCLAY, CHRISTIAN). Ferguson, Russell, Miwon Kwon, Douglas Kahn & Alan Licht. Russell Ferguson, Editor. CHRISTIAN MARCLAY - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST. Signed Presentation Copy from the Artist. Los Angeles & Gottingen, GERMANY: The Hammer Museum & Steidl, 2003. First Edition. Small 4to. 1/4 Linen Over Flexible Boards. Artist Monograph. As New. 202pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Designed by Georgianna Stout and Glen Cummings. With an exhibition checklist, exhibition history, bibliography, discography, and performance history. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Published in conjunction with the extensive 2003 Hammer Museum retrospective of works by Christian Marclay, this beautifully designed and printed catalogue is the most comprehensive document to date on the noted Swiss artist and musician. A brand new, pristine example additionally bearing the SIGNED AND DATED PRESENTATION "To Robert, from Marclay / 6-4-03" to a noted art historian when the show opened at The Hammer in blue ink on the front free endpaper. 3-88243-931-9 Inventory Number: 024382


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    $5.99

    Songs For A Son by Peters, Robert L

    Front cover has some smudges. Personally inscribed by the author on the title page. 76 pages


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    $247.50

    PARTY (QUITONASTO FORM CHANMAIR MAO TUNGEST / QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN MAO TSETUNG) - SIGNED BY CHRISTINA DE MIDDEL by (MIDDEL, CRISTINA DE). Middel, Cristina de & Mao Tse Tung

    (MIDDEL, CRISTINA DE). Middel, Cristina de & Mao Tse Tung. PARTY (QUITONASTO FORM CHANMAIR MAO TUNGEST / QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN MAO TSETUNG) - SIGNED BY CHRISTINA DE MIDDEL. Signed by the Photographer. London, Barcelona & Mexico City: Archive of Modern Conflict, RM Verlag, S.L. & Editorial RM, 2013. First Edition 1/1715. 12mo. Gilt-Debossed Padded Boards. Artist's Book. As New./No Jacket - As Issued.. 312pp, profusely illustrated in color. Text in English. Designed by Jose Luis Lugo and Nova Era. Cristina de Middel's "Party" is a charming artist's book that takes the form of the ubiquitous sixties staple "Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung" - or as it was most commonly known here in the West, "The Little Red Book". The follow-up to the Spanish-born, London-based de Middel's highly received "The Afronauts", it removes most of Mao's didactic text leaving provocatively-altered phrases interspersed with hundreds of doubled-sided leaves reproducing her images of contemporary China. The resultant frisson between the original's altered texts and photographs of a new, Capitalist-embracing homeland would definitely not have found favor during the Cultural Revolution. A brand new, pristine example of 2013 first edition limited to one thousand, seven hundred and fifteen unnumbered copies additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "Christina De Middel" in black ink across the front free endpaper still in the publisher's unprinted clear plastic pouch. 84-15118-67-8 Inventory Number: 024106


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    The Transcendent Man ( Signed ( by Sohl, Jerry

    BANTAM, 1959. Edge wear and corner bends Large corner crease at top of back cover and shelf wear Reading crease on spine -- bow to spine -- Name on flyleaf. Signed by Author. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good +.


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    Twice Brightly by SECOMBE, Harry

    London: Robson Books, 1974. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY THE AUGHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. Tight and tidy, light foxing in edges, name in front. Fully intact and bright dust jacket, slight rubbing to spine ends and corners.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Breath of the Moon by John Urbancik

    UNREAD/ SIGNED/ Limited Edition. Excellent condition. Copy # 183 of 300 numbered hardcovers signed by John Urbancik on the illustrated limitation page. The Very Fine dust jacket is enclosed in a new protective archival cover. Great cover art by Alan M. Clark. Will be carefully packed in a box, not just a padded envelope, and mailed with delivery confirmation. We ship by the next business day. Synopsis: Teresa Grove lives in Central Florida, owns a bookstore, lives as normal a life as she can. She's special. She sees things the rest of us cannot. And she tries her best to pretend otherwise. But there are greater forces at work. Watching. Stalking. They seek love, they seek life, or they seek death, and after the Moon shifts her shade, they suspect Teresa will be able to give them what they want. Whether she likes it or not. The Moon is special, but the Moon is at war. And she is weakest when she becomes someone else. She's about to become Teresa Grove (or vice versa). Teresa stands to inherit the Moon's strengths and weaknesses, and also her enemies. She'll also have an uncontrollable power in the form of a kiss: to deliver either life or death. But it's not for her to decide which. It's the Breath of the Moon.


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    $110.00

    EVERYBODY I EVER MET IN L.A. by Hollingsworth, Jonathan

    Santa Fe, NM: Just One Guy Press, 2008. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Santa Fe, NM: Just One Guy Press, 2008. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 64 pages. The artist/photographer's second collection. One of the most beautiful photography books of the decade. Deluxe Edition of 20 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with the Limited Edition. A brilliant production by Jonathan Hollingsworth: Regular-sized volume format. Pictorial aquamarine cloth boards with photographic reproduction pasted on the recessed center and titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs and text by Jonathan Hollingsworth. Original 3.5 X 4.5 inch color print mounted, encased in its own folio, and laid into the box. Bright yellow cloth clamshell box. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in its Deluxe Edition format, Jonathan Hollingsworth's "Everybody I Ever Met In LA". Collection of portrait-cum-text photographs of everybody he ever met in Los Angeles in the most collectible edition possible. The rogues' gallery of memorable people are all here, committed to posterity by Hollingsworth in a singular way: Each of the portraits is of Hollingsworth as his subject, a brilliant inversion of Cindy Sherman's by-now-familiar approach. In all of Sherman's transformative portraits, we never ever forget that we are looking at Cindy Sherman, the artist "expressing" herself. In all of Hollingsworth's portraits, he has so thoroughly immersed himself in his subjects' lifestyles, wardrobe, furniture, and other pertinent personal details that we do forget we are looking at him in various guises. Sherman re-defined the photographic portrait by making us keenly aware that every such portrait is ultimately a self-portrait. Hollingsworth beautifully builds on that insight by aiming for and largely succeeding at a Zelig-like effect: The Self-As-Others. Everybody he ever met in LA is a hysterically unforgettable subject because Hollingsworth was determined to capture them as faithfully as possible. Using himself to do so makes his attempt both poignant and witty, tender and funny. An absolute "must-have" edition for Jonathan Hollingsworth collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Deluxe Edition, indicated/numbered as such ("Number 1") on the Front Limitation Page, and is very prominently and beautifully numbered, signed, and dated (in the year of publication) in metallic-silver pen-marker by the photographer: "Jonathan Hollingsworth 1/20 2008". It comes with an original 3.5 X 4.5 inch color print variant of the cover image, also very prominently and beautifully numbered, titled, signed, and dated in black pen on verso: "Jonathan Hollingsworth 2008 'Like, totally' 1/20". It is the first of two print choices, both of them sublime, of the Deluxe Edition. This title is now collectible. This is one of very few copies of the Deluxe Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> 45 color plates, 1 original color print. One of the most brilliant American artist/photographers of our time. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO LIMITED EDITION OF THIS AND OTHER JONATHAN HOLLINGSWORTH TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0615239226.


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    MISSIONARY STEW. by Thomas, Ross

    Lon: Hamish Hamilton (1984). , 1984. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by the author on the title page. Book and jacket with very minor edge wear, a very nice collectible copy. 1st UK edition, some darkening of the pages. . First Printing. Very Good


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    Eyes of Prey by John Sandford

    New York - G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1991 Book. NEAR FINE in a N. Hardcover. First edition.. A signed first edition of this crime novel by John Sandford. Signed by the author to the title page. This is the third in the Prey series by Sandford. Condition: In a cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, with just some light bumping. Dustwrapper is smart, though with some marks and some slight edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE in a NEAR FINE dustwrapper..


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    Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Figuren Biblischer Historien Alten Und Neuen Testaments by Kusel, Melchior. Bible Engravings

    Augustano - Nurnberg: Melchior Kusel - Johann Leonhard Buggel, 1679. First edition [1679-80]. In German. Imperfect copy with an interesting provenance. Book of beautifully produced engravings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments, previously owned by George W. Van Horne [1833-1895], appointed by Abraham Lincoln as US Consul at Marsailles. Includes an 1870 letter signed by Van Horne discussing how he purchased the book from a certain bookseller "of the highest reputation for integrity" and that it was one of only thirty copies printed, which we now strongly suspect to be untrue. What the bookseller also neglected to inform him was that there are 11 (of 249) plates missing, with no evidence that they were ever bound in. Full contemporary leather with red spine label, raised spine bands with compartments decorated with a pomegranate motif, a total of 238 plates printed on one side only, six page of text, title page, dedication, engraved pages dividing the sections, colophon. Covers rubbed at the edges with partial surface crack to the front joint, covers well attached, text block sound, partially removed and unidentiable armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, neatly written note in French (appears to relate to a book catalogue dated 1827) on the front free endpaper, pages clean with occasional light foxing, chips to two edges, long horizontal closed tear to one section title, two plates bound out of order.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken [Double Signed] by Killorin, Joseph [Edited by] Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 - August 17, 1973) was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography, in 1930 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for hi

    Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London First Edition 1978. 1978., 1978. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original custard paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the brown cloth spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xv] 350 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs on flat paper. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow closed tears to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped $15.00. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'June 5th, 1978 - With our love for Margaret Mackechnie from Joseph Killorin', 'and with best wishes of C. A. and M. H.' [third wife Mary Hoover 1937]. Wife Mary signed with artistic initials "C.A." for [4] him in 1978. Robert Mackechnie [Bobby had passed away] and Margaret Mackechnie [nee Barnard] English painter friends of Conrad Aiken. Until the second world war Aiken lived in the Rye district, firstly at Lookout Cottage in Winchelsea, opposite the muddy creek from where the Mackechnie's lived on the Rye side, by February 1924 he had bought Jeake's House in Rye. By the way, Margaret Barnard's sister Alison Mary Barnard was a formidable Lady and networker. She lived at No. 4, Wimpole Mews, London and 'ran' The Centre of Spiritual and Psychological Studies. Here many Peace seeking authors, artists of very different plumage came together including Walter de la Mare, T. S. Eliot, Kathleen Raine, G. K. Chesterton [early on], Laurens van der Post and many more. No doubt Conrad Aiken too, who was a lifelong friend of T. S. Eliot, no outward publicity, quite the opposite of the extrovert Bloomsbury Bohemian hack hub. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0300021801


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    Francisco Mignone: O Homem e a Obra by Mariz, Vasco

    Ministerio da Cultura, FUNARTE, 1997. 236 pages. Softcover bound with stiff illustrated paper French fold covers. Inscribed by the author/organizer in black on the half title, with a correction by him in black to one of the contributing author's names on the table of contents. Bumps to the corners, but otherwise a tight binding with a clean interior free of markings (other than the aforementioned inscription and correction). Text in Portugese . Signed by the Author. Wrappers. Near Fine.


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    The Glory of the Conquered by Glaspell, Susan

    New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1909. Provenance: The book was owned by Harvard Business School Law Professor Nathan Isaacs. Isaacs, (1886–1941) is known as the father of "legal realism." He has signed his name on the fep of this book. 8vo size lovely decorative cover with white titles on khaki colored cloth. Illustration is laid in center and surrounded with dark green titles and decoration. 376 pages. A novel, the story of a great love. Penciled name on fep. Bump to bottom of front cover. Slightly cocked spine. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning. . 7th. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    BLUE MARS (SIGNED) by Robinson, Kim Stanley

    Bantam, 1996. Book. Illus. by Dixon, Don. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Voyager.) Stated July 1996 printing on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. <b>Signed by Robinson on the title page.</b> Hardcover copies are well into 3rd printings. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block edges show minimal age-related scuffs and smudges, but very lightly handled. Jacket is clean, without tears with $22.95 price intact. A clean, square copy. Final volume in the Mars trilogy. Award History: 1996 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Excession Iain M. Banks); 1997 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 1997 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 1997 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley); 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh)..


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    £20.00

    NIGHTMARE STAIRS by Swindells, Robert

    Published by Doubleday, 1997. 1st edition.. Hardback. Fine. Fine condition with no wrapper. Every night Kirsty wakes up screaming after the same nightmare - she is falling downstairs..... Glazed pictorial boards. SIGNED by author, with inscription to title page. [R]


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