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         Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

      New York: Arthur A. Levine / Scholastic Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, all first printing points present: embossed purple diamond boards; spine lacking "Year 1" and stating J. K. Rowling; complete number line, first edition statement and Printed in the U.S.A. 23" on copyright page. In a first issue dust jacket with price of $16.95 intact, raised gold lettering, blurb from The Guardian on the rear, and the UPC in a cream colored rectangle. Very Good or better. with light shelf wear, small light stain to front cover, previous owner name to front free end paper, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light edge wear. A bright and stunning example of the first title in Rowling's wildly successful series.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

      Scholastic Press, New York 1998 - Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition stated. Previous owner bookplate to front endpage. Closed tear to upper edge of front panel. Wear to crown and heel. ; 9 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 320 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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         Legends

      New York: Tor. New York, Tor, 1998. Limited Edition. 137/250 Copies. A fine copy, one of 250 copies of which 50 were lettered and 200 were numbered (this is one of the 200). Signed by 11 of the leading fantasy writers of the day namely: Terry Pratchett, George R.R. Martin, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg, Terry Goodkind, Stephen King, Raymond E. Feist, Robert Jordan, Anne McCaffrey, Orson Scott Card and Tad Williams. A highlight of modern speculative fiction collecting. Bound in full green morocco. Frontispiece by Michael Whelan, endpapers by Darrell K. Sweet. In slipcase as issued. Further explorations of the universes the contributing authors had created. [6186, Hyraxia Books]. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1998.

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         Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets UK 1st impression

      Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 1998 - First Uk edition and impression from 1998 in near fine condition, there is a previous owner inscription to front endpage, no other internal markings, pages clean, binding firm, the jacket has wear to extremities and a soft crease to front flap (no comma after 'Katherine Farrant' as called for)Now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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         Ze stond daar verdomme mooi de stralende hoer C. te wezen.

      New York, Kunst Editions, 1998. 30,5 x 30,5/61,5 cm. Twee met twee scharnieren met elkaar verbonden linnen panelen, een gelamineerd vel met het colofon en een gelamineerd vel met het gedicht. Vervaardigd in een oplage van 7 onder het colofon genummerde en gesigneerde exemplaren.l Tweëenzestigregelig gedicht in handschrift, door Grunberg geïllustreerd met de verfkwast. Tevens gesigneerd en gedateerd op de voor- en achterzijde van het doek. Dit is nummer 6 van de oplage, zijnde een van de 3 exemplaren bestemd voor auteur en uitgever. Wuijts A-34.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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         Blank page and other pages

      Modern Institute, 1998. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; good condition; according to the author's website, this was published in a limited edition of 500 copies. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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         Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Handwörterbuch für Theologie und Religionswissenschaft. Bände 1-8 + Register. 4., vollst. neubearb. A. (RGG4)

      1998- 2007. 9046 Seiten. Org. Leinen. Kann leicht beschädigt sein. Insgesamt gut erhalten !

      [Bookseller: kum-Buchversand - Antiquariat Mohr / kum]
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         The Best of Cemetery Dance

      Cemetery Dance Publications 1998 - Limited Edition, 1 of 400 signed and numbered copies. A Cornucopia of the Genre's Legends, a virtual who's who of modern masters of dark fiction, signed by all 64 contributors: Richard T. Chizmar, Jack Ketcham, Augustine Bruins Funnell, Douglas Clegg, Stephen King, Gary Braunbeck, R.C. Matheson, Dominick Cancilla, Ed Gorman, Steve Bevan, Stephen Mark Rainey, Brian Hodge, David Duggins, Gary Raisor, David Niall Wilson, Ramsey Campbell, Graham Masterton, Peter Crowther, Tom Elliott, Mancy Nolder, Lucy Taylor, John Maclay, Kim Antieau, Bentley Little, David B. Silva, Norman Partridge, Jack Pavey, Ray Garton, Adam Corbin Fusco, Poppy Z. Brite, Joe R. Lansdale, William F. Nolan, Melanie Tem, Steve Rasnic Tem, Barry Hoffman, Roman A. Ranieri, Thomas F. Monteleone, James Kisner, Matthew J. Cotello, Thomas Tessier, Richard Laymon, Hugh B. Cave, Wayne Allen Sallee, Bill Pronzini, Edward Lee, William Reling Jr., Darrell Schweitzer, Stephen Spruill, Steve Vernon, Nancy A. Collins, Gene-Michael Higney, Dean Koontz, Alfred Klosterman, Stacy Drum, Charles Lang, Ronald Kelly, Jay R. Bonansinga, James S. Dorr, Bob Morrish, Alan Clack, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, and Earl Geier. Book, dust jacket, and slip case in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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         Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

      London: Bloomsbury, 1998 - Octavo. Original pictorial boards. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy with just a little creasing to head of front panel of jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "To Robert, have a good holiday & happy reading with best wishes, J. K. Rowling". Errington A2(a). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         Brooklyn Gang

      Santa Fe: Twin Palms Publishers, 1998. Fine in a fine jacket, housed in publisher's fine cloth slipcase.. Deluxe Edition. Quarto. Number 105 of 150 numbered and SIGNED copies. Early photography by Bruce Davidson of tough Brooklyn gang kids, circa 1959. Documenting their movements, from 8th Ave and 17th Street to Coney Island, Davidson captured the rough styles of a group of teenagers just before drugs began to take over the neighborhoods. Cult book.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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         Cézanne gesucht!: Roman

      288 Seiten Taschenbuch Ausgabe von 1998, außen mit Gebrauchsspuren, schief gelesen, Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! CG2378

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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         Collectanea Hermetica.

      Samuel Weiser Inc., York Beach, Maine 1998 - Hardcover. Large octavo. xiv + 772 pp. Full navy leather with gilt embellished spine, raised bands, gilt titled spine label, marbled endpapers. Copy no. 37 of a limited edition of 99 handbound copies signed and numbered by both the publisher (Donald Weiser) and the editor (R.A. Gilbert ) on a limitation plate tipped onto the second blank. Though the edition is stated to be 99 copies, less than 45 copies were actually bound thus, because the publishing company changed hands while the edition was being produced. Scarce thus. The Collectanea Hermetica was a series of hermetic tracts that were either edited by (or in some cases the work of) members of the Golden Dawn. It was first published in ten separate volumes between 1893-1896 by W. Wynn Wescott, the main editor and also author of a number fo the works, as well as being one of the founders of the Golden Dawn. Contents are: Vol. I: Hermetic Arcanum of Penes Nos Unda Tagi, with a preface and notes by Sapere Aude (William Wynn Westcott), Vol. II: The Pymander of Hermes, with a preface by the editor. Vol. III: A Short Enquiry Concerning the Hermetic Art by A Lover of Philalethes, Preface by Non Omnis Moriar (William Wynn Westcott), An Introduction to Alchemy and Notes by S.S.D.D. (Florence Farr), Vol. IV: Æsch Mezareph or Purifying Fire, A Chymico-Kabalistic Treatise Collected from the Kabala Denudata or Knorr Von Rosenroth. Translated by a Lover of Philalethes, 1714, Preface, notes and explanations by Sapere Aude (William Wynn Westcott). Vol. V: Somnium Scipionis, Translated into English with an Essay "The Vision of Scipio Considered as a Fragment of the Mysteries" by L.O. (Percy Bullock), The Golden Verses of Pythagoras, by A.E.A. (E W. Coleman), The Symbols of Pythagoras, by S.A. (William Wynn Westcott), Vol. VI: The Chaldæan Oracles of Zoroaster, edited and revised by Sapere Aude, with an introduction by L.O. Vol. VII: Euphrates or the Waters of the East by Eugenius Philalethes 1655, with a commentary by S.S.D.D. (Florence Farr), Vol. VIII: Egyptian Magic by S.S.D.D. (Florence Farr), Vol. IX: Numbers and their Occult Power and Mystic Virtues by Wm. Wynn Westcott, Vol. X: Sepher Yetzirah, the Book of Formation with the Fifty Gates of Intelligence and the Thirty-two Paths of Wisdom, translated from the Hebrew by Wm. Wynn Westcott. Light rubbing to boards with a few very faint scratches, otherwise Fine condition. A lovely and very limited edition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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         Digital Fortress

      New York: St. Martin's Press(1998). F/F condition. 1st Edition/1st Printing (stated First Edition dated February 1998, with a full number line) of the author's 1st book. SIGNED by the author on the title page. This book is about the NSA being unable to break a deadly code without outside help. So while a different focus it is still somewhat similar in style to his later blockbuster The Da Vinci Code. Fine, as new black paper over boards hardback book with no damage - unread and very tight with no wear to spine ends, edges or corners, in a Fine, as new price intact dustjacket also with no damage or wear.Hard to find signed in this condition now as, being the author's first book, it was a small 1st printing.; 8-1/2" x 5-3/4"; 372 pages; Signed by Author, 10, 20, 22, F/F

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         Oma's ganz geheime Haushaltstricks / Gartentips / Schönheitstips

      Bechtermünz Vlg., Augsbg., 1998 - Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! CG2225 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 159

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         Handmade Paper in Nepal: Tradition and Change

      Washington, D.C.: Hand Papermaking, Inc, 1998. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. 1998 1st edition, #140 of only 150 copies issued. Numerous actual handmade paper samples with accompanying text volume, loose in cloth portfolio, as issued. The separate paper samples --and the handstitched, wrappered booklet and cloth portfolio-- are all bright and immaculate and Fine. Quarto, 18 handmade samples of Nepalese paper and 40 pg. booklet.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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         DARD HUNTER & SON., With a Foreword and Notes by Henry Morris.

      Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 1998. - 9 x 12 1/2. 165 pages including thirty pages of black and white illustrations, thirty tip-ins, many of which are in full color, seven original folio or quarto leaves from Mountain House books, and four original light-and-shade watermaked papers made by all three generations of Hunters. Quarter black morocco, Japanese cloth sides, red leather spine label, in cloth clamshell box with red leather label. With prospectus. Inscribed by Henry Morris. One of 17 copies "with the opening page of 'Old Papermaking in China and Japan' in two states--the first specimen leaf was printed from the standing type set by D. H. Jr. for the specimen used for "Life Work" and the second is an original sheet printed for the book by D. H. senior in 1932" (typewritten note by Henry Morris, laid into the book). No. 31 of 225 copies. Inscribed by Morris "on the occasion of the Veatchs 2nd visit 9/26/98." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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         Meine Oma lebt in Afrika: Erzählung (Gulliver)

      128 Seiten Taschenbuch ehem. Büchereiexempl., außen mit Gebrauchsspuren, Ausgabe von 1998, schief gelesen, sonst innen guter Zustand, Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! T12312

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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         Encyclopedia of Philosophy [ Complete 10 Volume Set ]

      Routledge, London & New York 1998 - Complete 10 volumes set, without CD?.Books measure 10 x 7 3/4 inches. Bound in original publishers black/blue cloth, gilt lettering. Some minor residue of sellotape to base of spines, plastic cover taped to endpapers. Bindings in very good clean condition. Internally, library stamp or mark to each title page, very occasional library stamp or mark, mostly to prelims. Pages in very good clean bright condition throughout. A nice clean set. Size: Large 8vo

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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         HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

      Scholastic PRESS/ARTHUR A. LEVINE 1998 - Hardcover. Book Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine. 1st Edition. Free of former owner writing or bookplates. Hardcover with DJ. 309 pages. Bound with red cloth spine with gold lettering. No volume number on the spine. Purple paper over boards, with diamond pattern blindstamped on it. Green endpapers. DJ has been neatly price clipped however The blurb on the back cover of the DJ is from The Guardian in London (it was later replaced with a US review) and the back cover of the DJ has 2 bar codes at the bottom, with the numbers 51695 above the smaller one which would not be on a later state jacket. The Harry Potter in gold lettering on the front cover of the DJ is raised. No date on the title page. Copyright page has the full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 8 9/9 0/0 01 02, with Printed in the US 23 below. First American edition, October 1998. Light fade to bottom of front board and very minor shelf rub to edges of boards. Bottom edge has a small faint ink mark. Overall a very nice collector's copy of the first in the Potter series of the true first state of the first American edition. (THIS BOOK IS IN OUR POSSESSION. WE SHIP MOST BOOKS SIX DAYS A WEEK AND WILL CONFIRM WITH TRACKING NUMBER FOR DOMESTIC ORDERS OR CUSTOMS NUMBER FOR NON DOMESTIC) ; 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abound Book Company]
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         Bill Jacobson: 1989-1997: The Deluxe Edition

      Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishing(1998). First Edition / First Printing. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. Unpaginated. The artist/photographer's breakthrough debut collection. One of the greatest art photography books of the 20th century. Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition of 50 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Bill Jacobson and Jack Woody: Oversize-volume format. Pale gray cloth boards with black titles on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Bill Jacobson. Short story, "Lost Profile", by Klauss Kertess. Original photographic print laid into the box. Matching pale gray cloth clamshell box. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper by EBS in Verona, Italy to the highest standards. In white pictorial DJ, as issued. Presents "Bill Jacobson: 1989-1997". The artist/photographer's dramatic sequence of images that test the boundaries of the portrait by a singular blurring/effacing technique applied to all of the photographs. The images appear to be eerie at first, but as one moves progressively through the complete series (which are grouped into three suites, "Interim Portrait", "Song of Sentient Beings", and "Thought Series"), one cannot help but be deeply moved by the cumulative and overwhelming power of Bill Jacobson's achievement. Jacobson has accomplished nothing less than a re-imagination of every human being as a presence who is also an absence: We are and we are not at the same time. As Ingmar Bergman once said of "Persona", perhaps the greatest film of the 20th century, it is not so much a question of being or nothing ("to be or not to be"). Rather, it is a question of being-as-nothing. Jacobson has explicitly said that the book is one of loss and remembrance, especially of friends and lovers, that is, nothing-ness. The images are deepened rather than effaced by the unusual blurring technique that the photographer has used. "I started taking photographs nearly twenty-five years ago. Since then my work has been an ongoing meditation around desire, loss, and the role of photography as a vehicle for remembrance. My pictures often function as a metaphor for the way the mind works: Simultaneously collecting images while letting others go, fading in the way memories fade, and alluding to the fact that, historically, photographs have faded as well" (Bill Jacobson). An absolute "must-have" title for Bill Jacobson collectors. This copy is Number 50, the very last (and therefore, most valuable) copy of the Deluxe Edition, indicated/numbered as such on the Back Limitation Page, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Bill Jacobson. Laid-in is an original photographic print that is mounted, framed, and protected with a glassine paper overlay. It is also very prominently and beautifully signed, titled, dated, and numbered in pencil on verso by the artist/photographer: "bill jacobson thought series # 712 1993 (twin palms) 50/50". Jacobson deliberately used all-lower-case letters for the inscription. This title is a great art photography book. As far as we know, this is the only copy of the Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 52 tritone plates, 1 original print. One of the most brilliant American artist/photographers of our time. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER BILL JACOBSON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0944092497.

      [Bookseller: ModernRare]
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         Formal Investigations into the Loss of the SS "Titanic": Evidence, Appendices and Index

      PRO Publications 1998 - Signed. PRO Publications 1998 Limited Edition of 300 copies of which this is numbered 261 and signed by Millvina Dean, the youngest survivor of this tragedy. Interesting newspaper clippings enclosed. Folio. Hardcover housed in slipcase. Book Condition: Like New. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALCYON BOOKS]
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         The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane

      Wandering Star 1998 - Small bump to edge of slip case. Looks unread. ; 414 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Road Runner Books]
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         Der Text meines Herzens. Das Leben der Rahel Varnhagen.

      Rowohlt Tb., 1998 - 315 Seiten außen mit Gebrauchsspuren, schief gelesen, Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! CG2411 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 322 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Cities of the Plain (1/50, Signed, Limited)

      Trice, New Orleans, LA 1998 - A Beautiful Copy of Cormac McCarrthy's novel "Cities of the Plain", which is the third book of the highly acclaimed Border Trilogy. This hard cover book was published in 1998 by B.E. Trice, as a Special Limited Edition. This particular copy is a Deluxe Limited Edition and number 22 of only 50 copies published, which makes it the Rarest of ALL the McCarthy signed limited editions. The Deluxe Edition is not to be confused with the regular signed limited edition that B.E. Trice also published, in which 300 copies were printed. This copy is signed by Cormac McCarthy, as produced by the publisher. A great way to ensure the authenticity of the author's signature. This Gorgeous Deluxe Edition is encased in brown quarter leather, hubbed spine, and marbled boards. It is protected by the publisher's slipcase. It is in As New, Unread condition, and is still very crisp when opened. Overall, a stunning copy of this rare Signed Limited format. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midwest Books]
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         Cities of the Plain [Pat Conroy's Copy]

      New Orleans: B. E. Trice, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, 291pp. A fine, bright copy in the publisher's marbled boards with very deep maroon leather spine. Front inner hinge just barely starting, but still holding strong. In a near fine slipcase with a couple mild scuffmarks. Part of a series of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by McCarthy, this example is an out-of-series presentation copy that belonged to Pat Conroy. Though not marked as such, this book came from Conroy's library, and provenance can be provided upon request. An attractive association.

      [Bookseller: Cleveland Book Company]
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         Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

      London: Bloomsbury,, 1998. Octavo. Original pictorial boards. With the pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "To Liz Davey, with many thanks! J. K. Rowling.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         Annals of the Former World

      Farrar Straus & Giroux, U.S.A. 1998 - This first edition book has been signed by the author and inscribed, "To Ed Robertson, All best." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999, this book is the culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. This book is in fine condition with a fine dust jacket. There is some minor bump damage to the front and rear cover.Photographs of this book are attached. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Irish Ed's Bookstore]
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         Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Baden-Württembergs [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Oskar Sebald (Autor), Georg Philippi (Autor), Siegmund Seybold (Autor)

      Ulmer, E, 1998. Dieses grossartige Artenschutzwerk umfasst acht Bände. Das Werk beschreibt alle wildwachsenden Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Baden-Württembergs mit ihren wesentlichen Merkmalen, ihrer

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         The Best of Cemetery Dance

      Baltimore: Cemetery Dance. Baltimore, Cemetery Dance, 1998. Limited Edition. HH/52 Copies. Gathers together the best short stories from the first 25 issues of CD's magazine. A fine book in a fine jacket, this being one of only 52 lettered copies. The clamshell, however, has taken a serious knock at some point and has a one inch split to the lower edge at the spine. A huge number of stories in this large anthology. Each author has signed the book by way of a series of tipped in sheets to the front (64 signatures). Illustrations by Jill Bauman, Stacy Drum and Charles Lang. Clamshell with bevelled edges and inlaid graphic. [6079, Hyraxia Books]. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1998.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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         Pornographic ("por'ne-graf'ik")

      Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishing(1998). First Edition / First Printing. As New in No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 102 pages. Landmark collection of sex pictures. Now considered a contemporary erotic art photography classic. Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition of 50 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with the Limited Edition of 4000 copies. The Deluxe Edition is now rare. A brilliant production by Ken Probst and Jack Woody: Regular-sized volume format. Glossy red hard boards with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Ken Probst. "Ballad For the Beautiful Boy Or Why I Like Photography" by A. M. Homes. List of Plates appended at the end. Original 10 X 8 inch photographic print mounted on pristine-white boards and laid into the box. Black 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, Ken Probst's "Pornographic". One of the most unusual erotica books ever published. "Behind-the-scenes" photographs of the adult-entertainment stars "in action". Popularly (and aptly) known as The Valley, an actual place as well as the metaphorical opposite of The Heights of Hollywood, American pornography is a multi-billion-dollar industry and one of this puritanical country's most reliable exports. Ken Probst was hired to photograph film actors for publicity pictures and video boxes. Once on the sets, he began to photograph behind-the-scenes, revealing the absurdity, pathos, and humanity of the business. Despite its ironic stance, it is a highly erotic collection, and provides a remarkable glimpse of the mechanics of manufacturing desire. That is why the original print that the Deluxe Edition comes with is stunning: The cameraman is visible in the foreground but only as a silhouette while the male actors (who are in the throes of anal sex) in the background are brightly lit, reversing the focussed foreground/blurred background photographic convention, in keeping with Probst's point about the "behind-the-scenes" versus "in action" dynamic of desire. An absolute "must-have" edition for Ken Probst and erotic art photography collectors. This copy of the Deluxe Clamshell Box Edition is Number 50/50, indicated as such on the Back Limitation Page, the very last (and therefore most collectible) copy, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the page opposite the very first plate by Ken Probst. It comes with an original 10 X 8 inch photographic print that is mounted in white boards, also very prominently and beautifully numbered, titled, and signed in pencil by the photographer: "Brad & Corey 50/50 Ken Probst". This title is an erotic art photography classic. 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. 48 duotone plates, 1 original print. One of the most brilliant American photographers of our time. A flawless collectible copy. . ISBN 0944092535.

      [Bookseller: ModernRare]
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         The Ottoman World The Sefik E. Atabey collection books, manuscripts and maps.

      London Bernard Shapero 1998 - First edition. 2 volumes, folio, 757 pp., illustrated throughout in colour, original red boards gilt. NEW. Collations, descriptions, and illustrations of 1370 items on the Ottoman World from one of the finest private libraries on the subject. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Fußchirurgie [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Hans H. Pisani (Autor), Wolfram Küster (Autor), Wolfram Thomas (Autor) Fusschirugie

      Thieme, Stuttgart, 1998. Fußchirurgie [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Hans H. Pisani (Autor), Wolfram Küster (Autor), Wolfram Thomas (Autor)

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         Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù. Photographs by Stewart Pollens. Texts by Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Roger Graham Hargrave, Stewart Pollens, Duane Rosengard and Eric Wen. Illustrations, drawings and measurements by Roger Graham Hargrave. 2 Bände.

      London, Peter Biddulph, 1998. Fol. Mit zahlr. meist ganzs. farb. Abbildungen. 168: 171 S., OLwd.-Bde. in OLwd.-Schuber. Erste Ausgabe. - Bd. 1: Twenty-five violins by Guarneri del Gesù. On photographing the Guarneri del Gesù violins. Distinguished masters of the violins. - Bd. 2: Guarneri del Gesù. A biographical history. Technical descriptions, measurements and drawings. The working methods of Guarneri del Gesù. The technique of dendrochronology. Dendrochronologies of twenty-five violins by Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù. Present owners of the twenty-five violins. - Schuber etw. berieben u. angestaubt. Einbände tlw. leicht (staub-)fleckig. Exlibris a. den Vortitelblättern. - Versand D: 9,80 EUR Holloway, Watkins, Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù. Photographs by Stewart Pollens. Texts by Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Roger Graham Hargrave, Stewart Pollens, Duane Rosengard and Eric Wen. Illustrations, drawings and measurements by Roger Graham Hargrave, Instrument, Instrumente, Musikinstrument, Musikinstrumente, Instrumentenbau, Musikinstrumentenbau, Geige, Geigen, Geigenbau, Geigenbauer

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         A Clash Of Kings Book Two of a Song of Ice and Fire

      Voyager / Harper Collins, London, England 1998 - B&W Illustrations; True First Edition - published in the UK prior to the US edition. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but have some very beginning toning. The top edge of the text block has some toning as well. Both front and rear inner hinges have noticeable glue residue from the binding process. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In 1991, Martin briefly returned to writing novels. He had grown frustrated that his TV pilots and screenplays were not getting made and that TV-related production limitations like budgets and episode lengths were forcing him to cut characters and trim battle scenes. This pushed Martin back towards writing books, where he did not have to worry about compromising the size of his imagination. Admiring the works of J. R. R. Tolkien in his childhood, he wanted to write an epic fantasy, though he did not have any specific ideas. This would eventually turn into his epic fantasy series: A Song of Ice and Fire, which was inspired by the Wars of the Roses, The Accursed Kings and Ivanhoe. Martin originally conceptualised it as being three volumes. It is currently intended to comprise seven volumes. The first, A Game of Thrones, was published in 1996." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Main Works - Hauptwerke. Band 1-6. 6 Bände (vollständig).

      XIV, 420 S. XIV, 382 S. 712 S. 420 S. XVI, 325 S. XIV, 446 S. gebunden, Orig.-Leinen mit Orig.-Schutzumschlag, Kopffarbschnitt Texte deutsch und englisch! Tadelloser Zustand aller Bände. // Vol 1/Bd 1 Philosophical Writings / Philosophische Schriften Vol 2/Bd 2 Writings in the Philosophy of Culture / Kulturphilosophische Schriften Vol 3/Bd 3 Writings in the Social Philosophy and Ethics / Sozialphilosophische und ethische Schriften Vol 4/Bd 4 Writings in the Philosophy of Religion / Religionsphilosophische Schriften Vol 5/Bd 5 Writings on Religion / Religiöse Schriften Vol 6/Bd 6 Theological Writings / Theologische Schriften "Tillichs theologische Hauptschriften sind mit diesem Band erstmalig in einer kritischen Edition zusammengefaßt. Dafür ist dem Verlag, dem Herausgeber der MainWorks/Hauptwerke, Carl Heinz Ratschow [...], zu danken. Die Zweisprachigkeit der Edition entspricht der Biographie Paul Tillichs. Sie wird sicherlich das Tillich-Studium auch außerhalbdes englischen und deutschen Sprachraums fördern." Erdmann Sturm in: Theologische Revue, 4/1998 /th systematik ISBN: 9783110115338

      [Bookseller: Altstadt-Antiquariat Nowicki-Hecht UG]
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         beautyLIGHT. Collector's Edition. Mit Fotoprint Lenny Kravitz.

      - Matthew Rolston präsentiert Porträts von unvergleichlichem Glamour. Mit der Kunstfertigkeit eines Malers kreiert der Protegé Andy Warhols verblüffende Momentaufnahmen der schillerndsten und erfolgreichsten Stars der Welt. Rolstons Fotografien atmen den Geist des alten Hollywood. In der luxuriös ausgestatteten Sammlerausgabe sind fantastische Starporträts zu bewundern - wahre Kunstwerke in Farbe, Licht und verführerischem Retro-Glamour. Die streng limitierte Auflage (300 Exemplare) kommt in einer speziell angefertigten, übergroßen und mit Leinen bezogenen Box und enthält eines von Rolstons unverwechselbaren Bildern als signierten und nummerierten Foto-Print: Lenny Kravitz, Opium Bed, New York (1998). (Text dt., engl., frz., span., ital.) 40,5 x 56,5 cm, 154 Seiten, 96 farb. u. Duoton-Abb., 4 Altarfalze, geb. mit Schutzumschlag in Leinenkassette (44 x 59,5 cm), mit nummeriertem und signiertem Fotoprint (35,2 x 48,6 cm). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Jasna Gora Czwstochowa

      Paulinianum, 1998. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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         The Silmarillion, with Hand Drawn 'Balrog' Sketch, in Custom Red Leather Slipcase

      Harper Collins, London 1998 - Signed by Illustrator. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. "This new edition of 'The Silmarillion' contains 20 full color illustrations specially commissioned from artist Ted Nasmith." This 1st Impression copy is signed to the title page, and has a hand drawn sketch of a Balrog by Ted Nasmith, to the half title page, signed and dated April '08. Colored map endpapers, no names or writing. Edited by Christopher Tolkien, after his fathers death. 'The Tales of the Silmarillion were the underlying inspiration and source of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing: he worked on the book throughout his life, but never brought it to a final form. Long preceding in its origins The Lord of the Rings, it is the story of the First Age of Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in which some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part.' Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / Near Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         New Castle. A Brief Encounter.

      1998 - FIRST EDITION, 13 OF 100 'POSSIBLE COPIES' (of which 25 are bound in vellum) signed by the artist, title-page printed in black and ochre, pochoir illustrations by the author throughout, pp. [20], 4to, original terracotta boards with an overall pochoir design in purple and brick-red, backstrip with printed label, slipcase with knock at one corner, fine. The artist's impressions of New Castle, Delaware - stunningly rendered in pochoir and watercolour illustration.

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         SKIN TWO. Complete set of the first twenty-five issues [1-25]

      Tim Woodward Publishing, Ltd, London 1998 - Twenty-five magazines. 16-132 pp. each, fully-illustrated from photos and artwork in color and black and white. Dedicated to the fetishist with style, SKIN TWO covers fashion, bondage, sadomasochism, and a multitude of fetishes. Includes pictorials, articles, interviews, club and party reports, rubber, leather, latex, clothing & accessories listings, lingerie, tattoos, body art, piercings, and a wide variety of kinks. Contributors and features by and on: Grace Lau, Daniel James, Mistress Clare, classic bondage magazines, Eric Stanton, Mistress Antoinette, Krystina Kitsis, Atomage / John Sutcliffe, pony girls, stockings, Pat Califia, high heels, John Willis, Ava Taurel, Melinda Gebbie, Clive Barker, Betty Page (Bettie Page), Fakir Musafar, The Cramps, Marc Almond, Terence Sellers, Michelle Olley, Chi Chi Valenti, Glyn Hughes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Sardax, Angel Stern, Cleo Uebelmann, Olivia De Berardinis, Richard Kern, Murray & Vern, Tim Burton, Tony Mitchell, Manfred Gilbert, New York scene, Richard Gray, gender & androgyny, Pierre Molinier, Pierre et Gilles, Chicago scene, Terry de Havilland, drag, the Rubber Ball, Kenneth Anger, Genitorturers, Robert Blue, film, vampires, Julian Murphy, an homage to Allen Jones, The Torture Garden, Carol Queen, spanking, San Francisco scene, bad girls, Diamanda Galas, Stormy Leather, Rebekah Wood, Gillse Berquet, SM Fairy Tales, uniforms, Romain Slocumbe, DeMask, Thierry Mugler, Wild Designs, the Story of O Revisited, report from Denmark, Molly Redhead on schoolgirl stories, et al. Photography by Grace Lau, Holly Warburton, Ewan Fraser, Tony Hutchings, Alva Bernadine, Danny Scott, Housk Randall, Trevor Watson, Richard Sawdon-Smith, Kevin Davies, Peter Ashworth, Leah Gordon, Doris Kloster, Ben Westwood, Steve Diet Goedde, Gerard Musy, Nicholas Sinclair, Charles Gatewood, Jeremy Chaplin, Kevin Davies, James & James, Peter Gravelle, Sandar Jensen, Emma Delves-Broughton, etc. Color begins in Issue 10; format changes to perfect-bound with Issue 12. PLEASE NOTE: due to the size and weight of this multi-volume set, this item will require additional shipping for destinations outside the US. Please write for details; we will ship at cost. Saddle-stapled and perfect-bound magazines. Light shelfwear; minor smudging to white covers of Nos. 3 and 4; some edgewear to corner of No. 9. A very good set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        After Mountains and Sea: Frankenthaler 1956-1959

      (New York): Guggenheim Museum, 1998. Fine/Fine. First edition. Quarto. With a conversation between Helen Frankenthaler and Julia Brown, and with essays by Brown and Susan Cross. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Helen Frankenthaler to Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes: "for dear Marian, We each other when! To more! love, Helen 3 Mar '01." Invitation to a Frankenthaler opening laid in.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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