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11 real photo postcards of El Paso and Mexico most signed W.H. Horne

by (Texas)

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Fine, in brown paper envelope Pass City News Co El Paso
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1912
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El Paso, Texas: W. H. Horne Co, 1912. Fine, in brown paper envelope Pass City News Co El Paso. Including 3 shots of Triple Execution in Mexico 3 and bodies of 3 men lying as they fell after being executed.
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Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora and Chihuahua, Connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, During the Years 1850, 51, 52, and 53
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Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora and Chihuahua, Connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, During the Years 1850, 51, 52, and 53

by Bartlett, John Russell

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Used - Modern calf-backed cloth boards. Repaired tears, foxing and staining. Provenance: Young Men's Mercantile Library, Pittsburgh (in
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First Edition
Published
1854
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2 folding frontispieces, folding map, 14 tinted lithograph plates; 29 full-page woodcuts, plus numerous smaller text cuts throug
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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1854. First Edition. 2 folding frontispieces, folding map, 14 tinted lithograph plates; 29 full-page woodcuts, plus numerous smaller text cuts throughout. xxii, 506; xvii, 624 pp. 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Modern calf-backed cloth boards. Repaired tears, foxing and staining. Provenance: Young Men's Mercantile Library, Pittsburgh (inked stamps). First Edition. 2 folding frontispieces,… Read more about this item
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DEATH, JUDGMENT, AND ETERNITY: A SERMON FOR CHILDREN, Preached in St. Paul's Chapel, in the City of New-York, on Wednesday, April 9th. 1828, Being the Eleventh Anniversary of the New-York Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Society. By John Frederick Schroeder, A. M. [Cover title]: "The Rev. Mr. Schroeder's Sermon Addressed to Children" [Text includes Schroeder's Sermon, followed by a section of 56 "Questions, for Examining Children on the Preceding Sermon"]

by Schroeder, John Frederick

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Used - Covers and text are moderately foxed, creased at one corner, with early, light staining on front cover and top margin of a few l
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First edition, author's second published work
Published
1828
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16pp. 12mo
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New-York: Published by E. Bliss... / Wm. A. Mercein, Printer, 1828. First edition, author's second published work. 16pp. 12mo. Covers and text are moderately foxed, creased at one corner, with early, light staining on front cover and top margin of a few leaves of text, else a very good copy, with original printed wrappers and text otherwise quite fresh… Read more about this item
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Trip to the West and Texas. Comprising a Journey of Eight Thousand Miles, through New-York, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas, in the Autumn and Winter of 1834-1835
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Trip to the West and Texas. Comprising a Journey of Eight Thousand Miles, through New-York, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas, in the Autumn and Winter of 1834-1835

by Parker, A.A.

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Used - Publisher's cloth, rebacked retaining the original spine. Foxing and browning. Library stamp on rear pastedown
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First Edition
Published
1835
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Frontispiece and one other wood-engraved plate. 276pp. 1 vols. 12mo
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Concord, N.H.: Printed and Published by White & Fisher, 1835. First Edition. Frontispiece and one other wood-engraved plate. 276pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Publisher's cloth, rebacked retaining the original spine. Foxing and browning. Library stamp on rear pastedown. First Edition. Frontispiece and one other wood-engraved plate. 276pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Early Account of Texas. Written on the eve of… Read more about this item
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Life of Patrick A.[ndrew] Collins (1844-1905)
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Life of Patrick A.[ndrew] Collins (1844-1905)

by Curran, M.P.

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Used - Bound in full blue morocco, with full red and blue morocco doublures and silk flyleaves, t.e.g., rest uncut. Fine
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The Memorial Edition Number 6 of 100 Copies expressly printed fo
Published
1906
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176pp. 4to
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Norwood, Mass: Norwood Press, 1906. The Memorial Edition Number 6 of 100 Copies expressly printed for E. A. Groizier and signed by M.P. Curran on colophon page which is handcolored. 176pp. 4to. Bound in full blue morocco, with full red and blue morocco doublures and silk flyleaves, t.e.g., rest uncut. Fine. The Memorial Edition Number 6 of 100… Read more about this item
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An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah

by Stansbury, Howard

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Used - Publisher's non-uniform cloth, some fading and wear. Scattered minor foxing, some separations to large folding maps
Edition
First edition
Published
1852
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Fifty-seven plates (some folding) and three folding maps (the two larger maps bound into a separate cloth portfolio as issued).
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1852. First edition. Fifty-seven plates (some folding) and three folding maps (the two larger maps bound into a separate cloth portfolio as issued). 487, [1]pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's non-uniform cloth, some fading and wear. Scattered minor foxing, some separations to large folding maps. First edition. Fifty-seven plates (some folding) and three folding… Read more about this item
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

by Grant, Ulysses S.

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Used - Publisher's deluxe full black Turkey morocco, with blind stamped corner fillets and portrait medallions of Grant on front and re
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First edition
Published
1886
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Illustrated. 584, 647, [1]pp. 2 vols. 8vo
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New York: Charles L. Webster & Company [Printed by J. J. Little & Co.], 1886. First edition. Illustrated. 584, 647, [1]pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's deluxe full black Turkey morocco, with blind stamped corner fillets and portrait medallions of Grant on front and rear covers; title stamped in gilt on spine, with additional gilt stamping to edges, with very… Read more about this item
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The Hunting If ... Courtesy of Kathrina Cooley
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The Hunting If ... Courtesy of Kathrina Cooley

by Shortt, Angela

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Used - Original red straight grained morocco, with gilt stamp of the Genessee Valley Hunt on upper cover. Slightest rubbing, some foxin
Edition
First edition. "One Hundred Copies of the Hunting If have been p
Published
1932
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Printed in red and black on folded leaves. Sketches throughout text. Unpaginated. [12] leaves. 1 vols. Square 12mo
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[New York]: Compliments of Ernest L. Woodward, M.F.H. [privately printed by the Derrydale Press], 1932. First edition. "One Hundred Copies of the Hunting If have been printed by Eugene V. Connettt at the Derrydale Press in the Month of April 1932.. Printed in red and black on folded leaves. Sketches throughout text. Unpaginated. [12] leaves. 1 vols. Square 12mo.… Read more about this item
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Pocket Companion containing useful information and tables appertaining to the use of Steel, as manufactured by the Carnegie Steel Company, Limited, Pittsburg, PA

by Carnegie Steel Company

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Used - Original wallet-style calf, with pocket in rear, some wear. Provenance: V. D. Allen, City Engineers Office, Columbus, OH (signat
Published
1893
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Edited by F. H. Kindl. Illustrations. 8vo
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[Pittsburgh], 1893. Edited by F. H. Kindl. Illustrations. 8vo. Original wallet-style calf, with pocket in rear, some wear. Provenance: V. D. Allen, City Engineers Office, Columbus, OH (signature on front endpaper, with several folded manuscripts in rear pocket, including drawings of a skew portal and invoices for billing bolts). Edited by F. H. Kindl. Illustrations. 8vo. The first… Read more about this item
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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; With an Introductory Essay and Notes. By a Citizen of the West
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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; With an Introductory Essay and Notes. By a Citizen of the West

by [Owen, Robert Dale]

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Used - Publisher's brown pebbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Minor wear, chip to spine. Usual foxing
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First edition
Published
1837
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240pp. Half-title. 8vo
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New York: George Dearborn, 1837. First edition. 240pp. Half-title. 8vo. Publisher's brown pebbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Minor wear, chip to spine. Usual foxing. First edition. 240pp. Half-title. 8vo. The first literary interpretation with Pocahontas as the protagonist, and an important proto-feminist depiction of Native American women published anonymously by the noted utopian and abolitionist reformer Robert… Read more about this item
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Fly Fishing

by Grey, Zane

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Used - Pictorial self-wrappers. Back wrapper torn, with small losses in margin. In green cloth folding box
Published
1936
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Illustrated with photographs. [32] pp., with 7 pages of reminiscences by Zane Grey. 1 vols. 12mo
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[Utica, NY: Horrocks-Ibbotson, 1936. Illustrated with photographs. [32] pp., with 7 pages of reminiscences by Zane Grey. 1 vols. 12mo. Pictorial self-wrappers. Back wrapper torn, with small losses in margin. In green cloth folding box. Illustrated with photographs. [32] pp., with 7 pages of reminiscences by Zane Grey. 1 vols. 12mo.
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Papers Presented to the House of Commons On the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave-Trade ... [With] Papers Presented to the House of Commons, Respecting the Slave Trade ... Ordered to be printed 25th February 1805

Papers Presented to the House of Commons On the 7th May 1804, Respecting the Slave-Trade ... [With] Papers Presented to the House of Commons, Respecting the Slave Trade ... Ordered to be printed 25th February 1805

by (Slavery) Great Britain, House of Commons

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Used - Disbound
Published
1805
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[309]; [4], 46pp. Uncut. 2 vols. Folio
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[London], 1805. [309]; [4], 46pp. Uncut. 2 vols. Folio. Disbound. [309]; [4], 46pp. Uncut. 2 vols. Folio. Two British Parliamentary papers on the slave trade, issued in the midst of the debates for its abolition. The first paper, organized by West Indian island, includes the correspondence between the British government and their West India colonies regarding slavery from… Read more about this item
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A Voyage Round the World, Including Travels in Africa, Asia, Australasia, America, Etc., Etc.

A Voyage Round the World, Including Travels in Africa, Asia, Australasia, America, Etc., Etc.

by Holman, James (1786 1857)

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Used - Original green blind stamped marbled cloth, uncut (neatly rebacked in modern cloth. Rebacked as noted, some wear to the fragile
Edition
First edition, half-titles in volumes 1-3 as called for, ads bou
Published
1835
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Engraved portrait and 22 lithographed plates.[ iv], x, [ii], 49, [16, ads]; 2pp.; xiv, 492pp.; xvi, 474pp.; viii, 520pp. 4 vols.
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London: Smith., Elder, 1835. First edition, half-titles in volumes 1-3 as called for, ads bound in at the rear as issued. Engraved portrait and 22 lithographed plates.[ iv], x, [ii], 49, [16, ads]; 2pp.; xiv, 492pp.; xvi, 474pp.; viii, 520pp. 4 vols. 8-7/8 x 5-1/2 inches (22.5 x 14 cm). Original green blind stamped marbled cloth, uncut (neatly rebacked… Read more about this item
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My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience
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My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience

by Washington, Booker T.

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Used - Publisher's maroon cloth, titled in gilt. Spine a bit faded, minor wear
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First edition
Published
1911
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Frontispiece portrait, plates. 313pp. 8vo
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1911. First edition. Frontispiece portrait, plates. 313pp. 8vo. Publisher's maroon cloth, titled in gilt. Spine a bit faded, minor wear. First edition. Frontispiece portrait, plates. 313pp. 8vo. An important autobiographical work by Washington in which he detailed the creation and development of the Tuskegee Institute and "the educational methods which we are… Read more about this item
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Manuscript document signed, deed of gift of a slave named Lucinda by Sarah Swift to her son John Tate Swift

by (Faulkner, William) Swift, Sarah

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Used - Usual folds
Published
1831
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1p. with integral docketing leaf. With endorsements by various clerks noting the registration of the deed. 4to
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Caswell County, North Carolina, 1831. 1p. with integral docketing leaf. With endorsements by various clerks noting the registration of the deed. 4to. Usual folds. 1p. with integral docketing leaf. With endorsements by various clerks noting the registration of the deed. 4to. The gifting of a slave and "her increase" to John Tate Swift (1798-1867) the great-grandfather of William… Read more about this item
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Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima. A Description of Works relating to America published between 1492 and 1551 ... [with:] Additions ... [With] Supplement No. 1 [bound with:] ... Supplement No 2
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Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima. A Description of Works relating to America published between 1492 and 1551 ... [with:] Additions ... [With] Supplement No. 1 [bound with:] ... Supplement No 2

by Harrisse, Henri

Condition
Used - Bound in three quarters brown calf, gilt spine. With wrappers bound in Bookplate of Ag. Casa "Bibliotheca Americana Buenos Aires
Edition
First edition, large paper copies of the first two vols
Published
1881
Binding
Four vols. in three. [viii], liv, [ii], 519; [vi], [i]-xl, 199, [6]; 102, [4]; 127, [1] pp. 3 vols. Thick 4to
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New York: George P. Philes [Printed by the Bradstreet Press], 1881. First edition, large paper copies of the first two vols. Four vols. in three. [viii], liv, [ii], 519; [vi], [i]-xl, 199, [6]; 102, [4]; 127, [1] pp. 3 vols. Thick 4to. Bound in three quarters brown calf, gilt spine. With wrappers bound in Bookplate of Ag. Casa "Bibliotheca… Read more about this item
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[Manuscript minutes of two meetings of the elders of the Presbytery of Argyle New York, including accusations that a member had beaten his wife]

[Manuscript minutes of two meetings of the elders of the Presbytery of Argyle New York, including accusations that a member had beaten his wife]

by Women

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Used - Pinned together at an early date. Usual folds, minor foxing
Published
1805
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6pp. Small 4to
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[Argyle, NY], 1805. 6pp. Small 4to. Pinned together at an early date. Usual folds, minor foxing. 6pp. Small 4to. Much of the minutes of two meetings of the elders of the Argyle were taken up with the case of Joseph Wright who was accused of beating his wife. The minutes include the testimony of two female witnesses that… Read more about this item
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The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe

by Washington, Booker T.

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Publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, minor wear. Toning on title from mounted newspaper clipping on facing leaf
Edition
First edition
Published
1912
Binding
Folding map. 390pp. 8vo
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. First edition. Folding map. 390pp. 8vo. Publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, minor wear. Toning on title from mounted newspaper clipping on facing leaf. First edition. Folding map. 390pp. 8vo. Narrative of Washington's visit to Europe, for the purpose of investivating conditions among the lower classes. Blockson 367
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Working with the Hands. Being a sequel to
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Working with the Hands. Being a sequel to "Up from Slavery" covering the Author's Experiences in Industrial Training at Tuskegee

by Washington, Booker T.

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Used - Original crimson cloth, lettered in white, spine faded, worn at extremities
Edition
First edition
Published
1904
Binding
Photogravure frontispiece portrait, plates and illustrations. 246pp. 1 vols. 8vo
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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. First edition. Photogravure frontispiece portrait, plates and illustrations. 246pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original crimson cloth, lettered in white, spine faded, worn at extremities. First edition. Photogravure frontispiece portrait, plates and illustrations. 246pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The important sequel to Washington's autobiography Up from Slavery (1901). First printing, dated May 1904 on… Read more about this item
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Slide Show. The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt. Foreword by John Szarkowski
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Slide Show. The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt. Foreword by John Szarkowski

by Levitt, Helen

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Used - Burgundy cloth, upper cover stamped in blind. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the title page
Edition
First edition
Published
2005
Binding
Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo
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New York: Powerhouse Books, 2005. First edition. Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Burgundy cloth, upper cover stamped in blind. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the title page. First edition. Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Signed.
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