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        Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, Bände 1-32 (A-Z) sowie ein Band Quellenverzeichnis, 33 Bände (= alles),: hrsg. von der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin in Zusammenarbeit mit der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen,

      Leipzig, Hirzel, o.J. [1985 ? - der Band 33 von 1971), - fotomechanischer Nachdruck der Erstausgaben 1854-1971, gr.8°, ca. 35.000 Seiten in 67.744 Textspalten mit etwa 350.000 Stichwörtern, schwarze original Leineneinbände mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und -verzierung, tadellose, saubere und wohl auch unbenutzte Exemplare (Gr-K) "Das Deutsche Wörterbuch (DWB) oder auch Der Grimm ist das größte deutsche Wörterbuch, mit insgesamt 33 Bänden. Es wurde von den Brüdern Grimm begonnen und erst 1960, nach über 120 Jahren, vollendet" (Wikipedia). Versand in zwei oder drei DHL-Paketen. Ins nicht EU-Ausland wegen des hohen Gewichts nur nach Absprache. Information in English and more .jpgs are available upon request. Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 30% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 2250.00 EUR.

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        Drie brieven aan Gerard (Kornelis van het) Reve:) Anna BLAMAN, Brief aan Gerard. (Met een Aantekening door Gert Jan Hemmink) Ida GERHARDT, Brief aan Gerard Reve. (Met een Aantekening door Gert Jan Hemmink) Godfried BOMANS, Brief aan Markies van het Reve. (Met een Aantekening door Gert Jan Hemmink).

      Amstelveen, AMO, 1985. Drie delen in rode, verguld linnen overslagdoos (Binderij Phoenix). Ingenaaid met omslag. (16) (16) (16) p. Met de hand gezet uit de Spectrum en gedrukt door Hein Elferink op Conqueror in rood en zwart in een oplage van slechts 10 op de pers genummerde en door de uitgever geparafeerde exemplaren. 1e drukken.l De brief van Anna Blaman gaat over het onthouden van de reisbeurs aan Reve door minister Cals in 1951, Ida Gerhardt schrijft dat ze na de toekenning van de P.C. Hooft-prijs zoveel post ontving dat het haar het werken belet, Bomans schrijft Reve over diens toetreden tot de Rooms-Katholieke Kerk. AMO 10, 11, 12.

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        Le Siècle de Louis XIV.

      S.l., Editions d'art Sefer, 1984-1985. - Trois volumes in-4. Illustrés en couleurs par Jean Gradassi. Tirage à 1700 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches filigrané. N° 764. Dédicace au crayon de Jean Gradassi sur le faux-titre. A l'état neuf. Reliure de luxe d'éditeur en plein simili cuir maroquiné bordeaux , dos à 4 nerfs richement ornés de motifs dorés et estampés à froid, grande composition dorée et estampée à froid sur les plats, contreplats et gardes de soie bordeaux, têtes dorées, étuis gainés et bordés de même. Exemplaires à l'état neuf dans leurs boites cartonnées d'origine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Mummy, The Will, and The Crypt; The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull; The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost (Three novels in the Johnny Dixon series, all signed)

      New York: Dial Books for Young Readers; E. P. Dutton, Inc, 1985. First edition. Paperback. Very good +/very good +. Edward Gorey. SIGNED. 168; 170; 147pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 navy blue cloth with various shades of paper over boards. With only very minimal edge-wear to the covers. Erroneously, Bellairs began to sign the rear free endpaper of The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost. All are in the dust jackets, featuring the artwork of Edward Gorey. There is a small glitter stain on the rear panel of the dust jacket of The Mummy, The Will, and The Crypt. The bottom fore-edge corners of the jacket flaps are clipped, however the prices are intact in the top fore-edge corners. Three books from the series of children gothic horror novels written by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The books feature dust jacket art, frontispieces and maps by Edward Gorey. All three books are signed, with "Best wishes," by John Bellairs on the front free endpapers.

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        El amor en los tiempos del Cólera

      Bogotá: Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985 First edition, limited issue of 1,000 copies. Signed by García Márquez and notarized by Colombian authorities to limitation page. Publisher's white boards, lettered in black to spine, in the original white dust jacket lettered in black, with steamboat illustration to front panel and artistic illustration of the author to rear panel. A bright near fine copy with a touch of soiling and bumping to extremities, as well as light toning to page edges; dust jacket lightly soiled with wear and creasing to edges, and with some closed tears and a few areas of loss to bottom edge, none affecting text. Overall, a pleasing copy of this scarce true first edition.El amor en los tiempos del cólera (Love in the Time of Cholera) focuses on the relationship of three members of a love triangle over the course of time. Based on the author's parents' relationship, the plot is divided into six parts, with two sections each for the three main stages of life: youth, adulthood, and old age. This volume is part of an advanced printing of 1,000 special edition copies signed by García Márquez, the proceeds of which were donated to the survivors of the 1985 Armero Tragedy in Colombia. During this catastrophic event, over 20,000 people died in the eruption of the volcano Nevado del Ruiz, including the majority of the population of Armero, a city built on the hardened remains of an earlier eruption. García Márquez, a Colombian nationalist and political activist, was living outside of the country at the time of the tragedy, having fled government persecution for his support of a radical military group. Although he did not return when he was invited back in 1982, Márquez never gave up his effort to improve the political climate and quality of life in Colombia. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        El Amor en los Tiempos del Colera (Love in the Time of Cholera)

      Bogota, Columbia: Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985. First Columbian edition and true first that ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. "This shining and heartbreaking novel may be one of the greatest love stories ever told," wrote the New York Times. It's a "sumptuous book[with] major themes of love, death, the torments of memory, the inexorability of old age" (The Washington Post). The English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007, starring Academy Award-nominated Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro.

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        Future Kill. Gray Variant Lithograph. Autographed and Numbered Limited Edition.

      1985.. 26 x 37 inches.. Beautiful lithograph from the poster artwork of the 1985 film Future-Kill. The lithograph is signed and numbered at the bottom in silver ink. In near mint condition. Rolled. This Giger lithograph is very rare and though there are a few for sale on the market, our Dark Parks price is by far the most affordable. Limited signed edition, # 373/1000. H.R. Giger (1940-2014), Swiss artist best known for his dark art and biomechanical inspiration. Giger created the designs for the Alien films as well as many other films, album covers, and architecture. He was and always will be, considered an icon in the science fiction, fantasy, horror and cyberpunk world.

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        Il Perù degli Inca

      MILANO: Edizione CDE, 1985. IED. Rilegato. BUONO. 14,5 21,5. USATO

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        The Collector’s Index to Weird Tales

      Bowling Green State University Popular Press 1985 - Bowling Green. 1985. Bowling Green State University Popular Press. 1st Printing. Penned Check Marks Throughout Next to Entries, Otherwise Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With A Slight Crease to the Front Flap. 162 pages. hardcover. Cover design and illustrations by Gary Dumm. Cover photo by Peter Renerts. ISBN: 0879722835. inventory # 19178. FROM THE PUBLISHER - THE COLLECTORS’ INDEX TO WEIRD TALES is for the researcher as well as the collector. It is a meticulously prepared volume. In the author-story index, the stories are listed chronologically based upon the date of appearance in the magazine, not alphabetically by story title. In the poetry index, the first lines of the poems are given along with the poem’s title and the issue of the magazine in which it appeared. One of the appendices is an issue-by-issue contents index for ORIENTAL STORIES and MAGIC CARPET MAGAZINE, together with a supplementary author-story cross index for those short-lived magazines. Many of the authors being published in WEIRD TALES were publishing in those magazines also. This is an index to be used and should be beneficial to all those who are interested in WEIRD TALES. Penned Check Marks Throughout Next to Entries, Otherwise Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With A Slight Crease to the Front Flap [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Kreüterbuch. Faksimile des im Jahr 1543 in Basel durch Michael Isengrin gedruckten Werks.

      Dietikon, Urs Graf, 1985. 38 x 25 cm. 444 Blatt mit über 500 farbigen Pflanzenabb. Geprägter Lederband im Stil der Zeit mit 2 Schließen in samtgefütterter Leinenkassette. *Vollfaksimile der ersten deutschsprachigen Ausgabe von Leonhart Fuchs’ Kräuterbuch in der gebundenen Ganzlederausgabe in echtem kräftigem Rindsleder. Erschien in 490 numerierten Exemplaren (hier die No. 160). - Wohl die beste aller Faksimile-Ausgaben dieses Werkes in hochwertiger Ausstattung und Druck. Für den Druck wurde ein in Ton, Struktur und Gewicht den Originalen angeglichenes verge Büttenpapier verwendet. Das Atelier Stemmle AG in Zürich fertigte den Ledereinband mit kräftigen Deckeln. - Die kleine Auflage ist zum großen Teil in Bibliotheken gewandert, daher sind relativ wenige Exemplare in den Handel gekommen. Tadelloses Exemplar (wie neu) inkl. der Leinenkassette. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        PSICOLOGIA E VITA. COME CONOSCERE SE STESSI E GLI ALTRI GUIDA PRATICA ALLA COMPRENSIONE DEI COMPORTAMENTI UMANI

      SELEZIONE DAL READER'S DIGEST, MILANO 1985 - ITALIANO Rilegatura editoriale cartonata, verde con titoli bianchi ed oro, con illustrazione applicata ed usura al dorso, pagine ottimamente conservate, con numerose illustrazioni a colori ed in nero, testi a due colonne, fioritura ai tagli

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        B is for Burglar A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

      Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York 1985 - Octavo, 229pp. Gilt title on red spine, gray hardcovers. Dust jacket in fine condition, with bright colors and no chips. Unclipped dust jacket. Clean copy, possibly never read. Part of the "Alphabet Mystery Series." A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, The Locked Room - SIGNED

      Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles 1985 - First Editions, first printings, except City of Glass is a SECOND edition. Each volume is SIGNED by the author on the title page of each book. Each volume and jacket is in Fine condition and appears to be unread. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        The Wonderful World of Oz

      Pennyroyal Press, West Hatfield 1985 - 268 pages. 33.5 x 30.5 cm. Limited edition, Handling copy #5 of 350 illustrated and signed by Barry Moser. With an appreciation by Justin G. Shiller, printed by Harold McGrath in Van Dijck type on archival paper with calligraphy by Yvette Rutledge. Sixty three illustrations by Moser. Title page in five color. Shiller notes, "Baum's conscious intention of creating wonder-tales for the modern child continued beyond his great success with 'The Wonderful Wizard.' Yet although he wrote many good fantasies, none ever attained the popularity of his first major work." Orig. cream boards covers lettered and decorated in gilt and blind. Fine in fine cloth clam shell box [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DELL'ANATOMIA. Leonardo da Vinci. Edizioni d'Arte.1985

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        Decor puellarum.[Paris, ca. 1740]. 4to (23.5 x 18 cm). Manuscript in Italian written in black ink on laid paper. Loose quires, never sewn or bound.

      - Cf. P. Allen, The concept of women, p. 659; M. Lowry, "Humanism and anti-Semitism in Venice: the strange story of 'Decor puellarum'", in: Bibliofilia LXXXVII (1985/86), pp. 39-54. A mid-18th-century manuscript transcription of the first (1471) edition, in the original Italian, of an anonymous work about the customs, habits and proper behaviour of young women and addressed directly to them. That edition, printed by Nicolas Jenson in Venice and dated "1461", but actually printed in 1471, was thought to be the first book printed in Italy until Claude Gros de Boze (1680-1753) showed in 1743 that the printed date in the colophon (MCCCCLXI) is incorrect and should have included a second X. The present manuscript copy was probably made in Paris when Jenson's edition was still thought to be the first book printed in Italy. The topics covered in the text, according to its own chapter headings (following Allen's translation), are: the appropriate and necessary goodness of the wise and most prudent maiden; the virtues that are proper for you; the order of life that you must preserve; the manner of beautiful dress; honest loves and holy desires; and lofty thoughts and devoted recommendations and contemplations, from the creation of the world to the final judgement. Even after De Boze proved the 1461 erroneous, the Decor puellarum remained one of the most sought after incunabula, both as one of Jenson's earliest productions and for its important text, whose author remains unidentified.With the first leaf foxed, but otherwise in fine condition and with large margins, with only an occasional very minor spot.

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        The Fall of the House of Usher

      New York: The Limited Editions Club , 1985. Limited Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Publishers clam shell box. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Alice Neel. In describing this masterwork of literature, printing and illustration, I will try to describe the illustrator the late Alice Neel as opposed to the famous author Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan poe considered a dead woman an artistic necessity. The death of a beautiful woman served as an inspiration of art itself. Like Poe, Alice Neel died before her brilliance as an artist was fully appreciated by the public in general. Before she died she picked out the illustrations for this book from her personal collection. . There are two color illustrations, the first, is Alice neel's 'Nadja' which represents Poe's Madeline sister of Roderick who is also her "husband and father" as she is his " wife and mother" is both startling and chilling chosen from the personal collection of Neels as was the second 'Requiem". There are two pen and inc, the second a self portrait of a dying artist, frank and remarkably honest . Not unlike a death mask. Alice Neel had begun to develop her ideas fro The Fall of the House of Usher in sketches in the late summer and early fall if 1984. By the time she returned from her summer home in New Jersey her illness-cancer- had progressed to the stage where she was forced to spend most of her time in bed. Shortly before her death in October Neel gave her approval and encouragement to the illustrations selected for the book. 1500 copies of this edition were printed by the Anthoensen Press. The book was designed by ben shiff and was hand set in monotype Dante by Michael and Winifred Bixler, the paper used is mould-made by Cartiere Enrico Magnani. The etchings and lithographs were printed by the water street press, Ltd and bound by John Isakovics. The exquisite side papers on the front and back covers of the book were individually marbled by faith Harrison of Woodstock Connecticut. Harrison used five colors marbled in a turkish stone pattern to achieve the delicate web like effect on the covers, which has been echoed in blood-red Nigerian goat-skin on the fore edges and spine. The book is housed in a fine clam shell box with red velvet lining and bound in black cloth over boards. There is a fine leather label with gilt lettering and border on front. A wonderful collectible and homage to the late great Alice Neel. Book is SIGNED by Raphael Soyer who penned a short biography of Neel for the book and " allegedly" SIGNED by Neel. This is #539, which is an early copy. I would like to think this is her signature, and it may well be, but she died before the book was put together. For the sake of disclosure, this is what I think. Still and all, this book is a treasure for any collection.

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        The Handmaid's Tale

      Toronto:: McClelland and Stewart,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0771008139 . Made into the 1990 film and the basis for the 2017 television series. First Canadian edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. About fine in like dust jacket. ; 324 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Plenkers, Stefan. - "Interieur".

      - Farblithografie / Kreide- & Pinsellithografie, in 3 Farben, auf hellchamois Karton, 1985. Von Stefan Plenkers. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 12/20. 48,5 x 38,4 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 66 x 56 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Links eigenhändig Auflagenbezeichnung und Titel. - Tadellos erhalten. Sehr guter Zustand. Stefan Plenkers (*1945 Ebern bei Bamberg, lebt und arbeitet in Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1963-65 Lehre als Schriftsetzer in den VEB Graphische Werkstätten Görlitz / Zittau. 1965-66 Schriftsetzer in der Abteilung Typografie an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst bei Albert Kapr. 1967-72 Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden bei Günter Horlbeck, Herbert Kunze und Gerhard Kettner. Seit 1972 freischaffend in Bad Muskau, Cottbus, später in Dresden. 1980-82 Meisterschüler an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden bei Gerhard Kettner. 1989 mehrmonatige Arbeitspause nach schwerem Verkehrsunfall und bildnerischer Neubeginn nach der Wiedererlangung seiner motorischen und kognitiven Fähigkeiten. 1991 erste Malversuche dienen der psychischen wie körperlichen Heilung, Teilnahme an einem Künstlersymposium in Lappland, Anregung zur Entwicklung eines eigenen Zeichens. 2002 Patentierung seines Zeichens als geschütztes Markenzeichen. 2006 Dieter Berger und Steffen F. Schmid drehen den Film "Perlmuttlicht. Facetten aus dem Leben des Dresdner Malers Stefan Plenkers (geb. 1945)". Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Bernard Bolzano-Gesamtausgabe Herausgegeben von Eduard Winter, Jan Beg, Freidrich Kambartel, Jaromir Louzil, Bob van Rootselaar

      Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt, Fromman (Günter Holzboog), 1985-1988. - ca. 8000 SS. gut erhaltene Exemplare, Serie 1, Band 2: Erbauungsreden für Akademiker; 11/1-3, 12/1-3, 13/1-3 Wissenschaftslehre; 16/1-2: Vermischte Schriften; 18: Schriften 1842-1843; 19/1-2: Pfectibilität des Katholizismus I, II; Serie 2 A: 5: Schiften 1810-1816 I; 7: Größen lehre; 8: Größenlehre I, Reine Zahlenlehre; 12/1-3: Philosophische Schriften 1832-1848, I-III; 14: Sozialphilosophische Schriften; Serie 2 B, Band 2/1-2: Miscellanea mathematica 1803-1808 u. 1808-1811; 3/1-2: Miscellanea mathematica 1812-1813 u. 1813-1814; 4/1-2: Miscellanea mathematica 1814; 16/1: Philosophische Tagebücher 1811-1817, I; 17: Philosophische Tagebücher 1817-1827; 18/2: Philosophische Tagebücher 1827-1844 II; Serie E: 1: Erster Einleitungsband. Biographie; 2/1: Zweiter Einleitungsand. Bibliographie; 2/1, 1,I-II: Zweiter Einleitungsband Bibliographie, Supplement I u. II, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1984 Wie es wirklich war am Beispiel Knokke.

      Frankfurt/M, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, 1985. - 52 S. m. Illustrationen (Witzzeichnungen). Gelbe OBr. Original-Ausgabe. Koch 30. Eins von 500 num. Exemplaren und von Kippenberger auf dem Titel signiert und datiert. Die Gestaltung gleicht den Reclambändchen aus der Serie Universalbibliothek. Im Anhang mit einer Bibliographie. Einband vorn unten rechts mit geringen Knitterspuren. Innen stellenweise mit Bleist.-Anstr. (dav. 2 Bl. mit Kugelschreiber). One of 500 numbered copies, signed by Kippenberger on title page. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE NEW YORK TRILOGY:CITY OF GLASS, GHOSTS, THE LOCKED ROOM [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] [THREE VOLUMES]

      Sun & Moon Press 1985, 1986, Los Angeles - Octavos. Three-Volume Set. Hard cover with dust jacket. VG/VG. Stated First Edition. Each volume is signed by Paul Auster on the Title Page. All three books are in very good condition; tight binding, text and pages are clean and unmarked, boards are neat and clean. Dust jackets are NOT price-clipped and show light shelf wear and is wrapped in protective brodart for added protection. NOTE: City of Glass is in first-state dust jacket, with NO Publisher's device on spine. PRICE IS FOR SET. WD Consignment . Shelve in Case # 2. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE RECIPE BOOK 1659-1672 of ARCHDALE PALMER, Gent. Lord of the Manor of WANLIP in the County of Leicestershire

      Sycamore Press 1985 - Drawings by Maureen Hallahan. A "Recipe" book that you might look for in the kitchen.Over 150 cures, remedies & tinctures for such things as Running Gowte, Scurvey, Dropsy, Winde Collick & for Moths in Carpets, Turky work Stooles & Chayres & Hangings. Copies of original manuscripts followed by the modern transcriptions. Spine base bumped [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Proceedings of the Charaka Club (Complete in 12 Vols.)

      New York and Baltimore: William Wood and Company (Vols. I-IV); Paul B. Hoeber (Vols. V-VII); Columbia University Press (Vol. VIII); Richard R. Smith (Vol. IX); The Williams & Wilkins Company (Vol. X); Richard R. Smith (Vol. XI); and Hastings House (Vol. XII), 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. A very solid copy of the complete 12 volume set of the Proceedings of the Charaka Club, which "was organized in November, 1898, by a number of medical men of this city who were interested in the literary, artistic and historical aspects of medicine, and who hoped to find some recreation if not profit in dealing with this, the less serious, side of their art" (from the Introduction). Published between 1902 and 1985, all 12 uniform octavos are tight and well-preserved in their cloth-backed gray boards. A bit of very light wear at a number of the spine ends and tips but the set easily merits a VG to VG+ and remains very handsome. The first 8 volumes also include clean, brght examples of the publisher's printed paper cover labels and gilt top-edges. And Vol. XII includes the publisher's unprinted dustjacket, which is crisp and Near Fine. The first 4 volumes were limited to under 400 copies each, volumes V-VII were limited to 500 copies each and volumes VIII-XII consisted of an unspecified limitation. This set very likely belonged to G. Canby Robinson (the first Dean of Vanderbilt Medical School and the subsequent Director of Cornell Medical School) and includes 3 of his TLSs (from 1929 and 1930) laid-into Vol. I. Furthermore, Vol. II is inscribed by Merrill Moore (Harvard Medical School psychiatrist) to G. Canby Robinson and Vol. X is inscribed and initialled by Edwin A. Locke, pre-eminent American psychologist and pioneer in goal-setting theory. "The name of the Club was chosen in honor of the Hindoo Sage whose history is given in the first article by Dr. Sachs. The design for the title page and book-plate was made by Mr. George W. Maynard" (also from the Introduction).

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        The Mummy, The Will, and The Crypt; The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull; The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost (Three novels in the Johnny Dixon series, all signed)

      New York: Dial Books for Young Readers; E. P. Dutton, Inc, 1985. First edition. Paperback. Very good +/very good +. Edward Gorey. SIGNED. 168; 170; 147pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 navy blue cloth with various shades of paper over boards. With only very minimal edge-wear to the covers. Erroneously, Bellairs began to sign the rear free endpaper of The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost. All are in the dust jackets, featuring the artwork of Edward Gorey. There is a small glitter stain on the rear panel of the dust jacket of The Mummy, The Will, and The Crypt. The bottom fore-edge corners of the jacket flaps are clipped, however the prices are intact in the top fore-edge corners. Three books from the series of children gothic horror novels written by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The books feature dust jacket art, frontispieces and maps by Edward Gorey. All three books are signed, with "Best wishes," by John Bellairs on the front free endpapers.

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        "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a curious character. [By] Richard P. Feynman, as told to Ralph Leighton; edited by Edward Hutchings

      Original edition (hardcover, dust-jacket) of the only non-technical book by Richard Feynman published during his lifetime, mainly responsible for his reputation at large. This is arguably the best-known expression of the 'human side' of a great scientist, and an enduring classic of twentieth-century humanism, not to say joie de vivre and "the pleasure of finding things out". More than half a million copies of this book have been sold in seven languages or more. A copy just signed by Feynman and Leighton, but not inscribed, made $35,000 at auction, December 2017. -- ¶ The present example is inscribed "For Mr McQuigg [from] Richard P. Feynman" in black ball-pen ink on the half-title (page [1]). -- Howard McQuigg was Feynman's longtime piano-tuner. They had met in 1961 when Feynman asked McQuigg to tune the piano that he had just bought for his new home on Boulder Road. Feynman himself was tone-deaf: He couldn't distinguish volume from frequency (which might explain his well-known enthusiasm for drumming, by way of compensation); but pianos haunted him somehow: His first wife had been an accomplished pianist; she had taught his sister to play; they had sold Arline's piano to pay for her medical care; and now he had bought a piano for his new bride Gweneth. -- And so the two men, the physicist and the piano-tuner, got along famously, it seems, plunging instantly into long talks about real and perceived tones, cents, and the stiffness of piano-strings. Following up on one of these conversations, Feynman wrote McQuigg a six-page letter on the subject: "I suspect", he concluded, that "you piano tuners have been mistuning pianos since they were invented". Be that as it may, the two men certainly enjoyed a long and cordial relationship for the rest of Feynman's life, and towards the end -- although Feynman tried very hard in general not to sign or inscribe his books -- he made an exception for McQuigg, offered here with a copy of the 1961 letter (six pages) and an offprint of its appearance in Physics today 2009 (four pages) signed by its editor. -- -- Signed copies of this book are notoriously rare; inscribed copies are rarer still; and copies inscribed to interesting, identifiable individuals are rarest of all. Indeed Feynman's signature has become something of a 'Feynman story' of its own: The famous physicist, it seems, who understood so much, could never understand why people collect autographs. He asked one collector, "Could you please write and explain it to me?" To another he wrote, "I'm sorry to have to inform you that I do not send autographs"; and then he signed the letter, thereby sending an autograph. He even made a bet, once, on how many times he would have to sign his name in connection with a certain speaking engagement. He lost. Requests for Feynman's signature were referred routinely to his secretary, who returned instead a printed card saying firmly that "Professor Feynman has found it necessary to refuse all requests for autographs". The result of all this is that Feynman's signature is very rare indeed, and highly prized. -- -- ¶ In sum, this is an elegant and evocative association copy, neatly uniting Feynman's ear, his mind, and his heart. -- -- ¶ Collation: 209 x 140 mm (8¼ x 5½ inches): 176 leaves, paginated [1-7] 8-350 [351-352 blank]. -- Binding: Publisher's quarter orange cloth lettered in gilt, orange boards, plain wove endpapers, no headbands, all edges trimmed and plain. Pictorial dust-jacket dated "1-85", priced $16.95. -- Condition: Fine, apparently unread; dust-jacket near fine, price intact. Collated perfect. -- References: Gleick Genius (1993) 64-65; J. C. Bryner "Stiff-string theory: Richard Feynman on piano tuning", Physics today volume 62, no. 12 (December 2009), pages 46-49. -- -- ¶ Provenance: Howard James McQuigg (1916-2002), piano-tuner, of Monrovia nr Pasadena, inscribed to him as above. By descent; sold 28 May 2010.

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        44 Wilde 1944 (Being a selection of 44 images from a sketchbook kept by John Wilde mostly in 1944)

      Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1985 - Original handmade paper covers. 26 x 19 cm. Full page illustrations. Unpaginated. Edition of 200 copies. Fine.Mailing label from Perishable Press included. John Wilde, an American surrealist associated with the Magic Realist school of painting, whose fantastic, darkly humorous images brought him fame far beyond his native Wisconsin, died on March 9, 2006 at his home in Cooksville. He was 86.The cause was cancer, said his dealer, Tory Folliard of the Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee.Mr. Wilde (pronounced WILL-dee) dedicated his six-decade career to painting, with an exacting touch, narratives involving grotesque, doll-like people in otherworldly situations. He was inspired partly by Salvador Dalí and partly by Northern Renaissance masters like Bosch and Grünewald.Mr. Wilde often painted himself into his pictures, giving himself a weirdly oversized and misshapen head. He also created intensely detailed, colorful and mysteriously glowing still lifes.Although he lived his whole life in Wisconsin -- except for a wartime stint in the Army -- Mr. Wilde rejected the regionalism of artists like Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry. Instead he became part of a loose community of like-minded Midwesterners -- including Marshall Glasier, his teacher at the University of Wisconsin, and the Chicago-based fantasy painter Gertrude Abercrombie -- who advocated idiosyncratic and freely imaginative forms of expression. His paintings also relate to those of New York-based Magic Realists like Paul Cadmus and George Tooker. For Mr. Wilde's solo exhibition in New York at the Edwin Hewitt Gallery in 1950, the ballet impresario Lincoln Kirstein, a friend of Cadmus and the New York Magic Realists, wrote the brochure text.Paintings by Mr. Wilde were included in "Surrealism USA," a major exhibition at the National Academy Museum in New York last year. Currently two shows of Mr. Wilde's works are on view: at Spanierman Gallery in New York and at Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        I Mille di Marsala Album fotografico

      Manfrini Editori, 1985. ITALIANO 0,5 Legatura editoriale in cartoncino rigido plastificato, con copertina illustrata. Pagine in buonissimo stato, ricche di fotografie in nero, con didascalie, nel testo. USATO

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        WarholBasquiat Paintings

      Original Exhibition Poster (485 x 305 mm). Colour offset lithograph, on coated wove paper. Small flake missing from left edge, central horizontal fold, light creasing, one drawing pin hole apiece in each corner, signed by Warhol in red felt pen, towards the head. New York, Tony Shafrazi Gallery.

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        THE NEW YORK TRILOGY:CITY OF GLASS, GHOSTS, THE LOCKED ROOM [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] [THREE VOLUMES]

      Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1985, 1986. First Editions. Octavos. Three-Volume Set. Hard cover with dust jacket. VG/VG. Stated First Edition. Each volume is signed by Paul Auster on the Title Page. All three books are in very good condition; tight binding, text and pages are clean and unmarked, boards are neat and clean. Dust jackets are NOT price-clipped and show light shelf wear and is wrapped in protective brodart for added protection. NOTE: City of Glass is in first-state dust jacket, with NO Publisher's device on spine. PRICE IS FOR SET. WD Consignment . Shelve in Case # 2. Dupont.

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        The Cider House Rules

      William Morrow, New York 1985 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies. A stunning copy. This copy is authentically SIGNED by John Irving on the limitation page. This is copy number 128. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy with the publisher's slipcase SIGNED by the author. The book is also protected by the publisher's acetate dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Cercle De Westphalie divisé en tous ses Estats Et Souverainetés dresse sur les memoires les plus nouveaux. Par le Sr. Sanson Geographe Ordinaire du Roy. A Amsterdam chez Pierre Mortier et Compagnie. Avec Privilege.

      87,5 x 58 cm (Bildgröße), 103 x 63 cm (Blattgröße) Loeb 8.E (in: Speculum Orbis 1985/1, S. 16ff Raubdruck) vgl. Hostert 19 (die Orig.-Karte) u. S. 119ff. Zeigt den westfälischen Kreis in dem Gebiet Niederländische Grenze, Weserlauf, Nordsee, Braunschweig, Hessen, Luxemburg, Trier. Oben rechts Titelkartusche, unten rechts Meilenzeiger. Über der Karte ausführliche Schriftleiste "Le Cercle de Westphalie ou sont Les Eveschés de Munster Osnabruck Paderborne Lyege, les Abbayes dEssen, Werden, St. Cornelis-Munster, Stablo, Corve et Herworden, Les Duché de Iuliers, Cleve, Berg et Ferden, La Principauté de Minden, les Comtés dEmbden, Oldenbourg, Diepholt, Hoye, Schawenburg, Spiegelberg, Ravensberg, Lippe, Ritberg, Benthem, Stenford, Tecklenburg, La Marck, Nassaw-Dillenberg, Seyn, Wied, Meurs, Gronsfeld, Manderscheid, Virnenberg, Arenberg, &c. les Villes Imperiales de Cologne, Aix la Chapelle et Dortmund. Dressé sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux Par le S. Sanson Geographe Ordinaire du Roy ".Von zwei Platten gedruckt und zusammengesetzt. // Zustand: Kräftiger Plattendruck, schönes Grenz- und Flächenkolorit. Mittelfalz durch das montieren der beiden Blätter. Ränder leicht gebräunt. /hinten

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        The Wonderful World of Oz

      West Hatfield: Pennyroyal Press, 1985. Hardcover. Orig. cream boards covers lettered and decorated in gilt and blind. Fine in fine cloth clam shell box. Moser, Barry. 268 pages. 33.5 x 30.5 cm. Limited edition, Handling copy #5 of 350 illustrated and signed by Barry Moser. With an appreciation by Justin G. Shiller, printed by Harold McGrath in Van Dijck type on archival paper with calligraphy by Yvette Rutledge. Sixty three illustrations by Moser. Title page in five color. Shiller notes, "Baum's conscious intention of creating wonder-tales for the modern child continued beyond his great success with 'The Wonderful Wizard.' Yet although he wrote many good fantasies, none ever attained the popularity of his first major work.

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        Campania Guida alla riscoperta delle civiltà scomparse nel Salernitano, nell'Irpinia, nel Sannio e nel Casertano

      Newton Compton editori s. r. l. - Roma, ROMA 1985 - Itinerari archeologici ITALIANO Ottimo stato, coperta illustrata in cartoncino patinato, talloncino adesivo su piatto inferiore, cima e piede appena sfregati, cerniera stretta, tagli lievemente ingialliti, pagine come nuove. Su frontespizio firma d'appartenenza con luogo e data. Illustrazioni e cartine in b. e n., in testo e fuori testo. VI volume della collana Itinerari archeologici. Ristampa della I edizione.

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        Monatlich herausgegebene Insecten-Belustigung. 4 Bände in 7 Teilbänden und Kommentarband (komplett). Faksimile-Reprint der Ausgabe 1746 bis 1761.

      22 x 18 cm. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Tafeln. Marmorierte Original Pappbände mit Rückenschildern in Original-Schubern (wie neu). *Schöne, in guter Druck- und Papierqualität herausgegebene Faksimileausgabe des bedeutenden Insektenwerkel von Rösel von Rosenhof. - Komplett und inkl. des erst 1985 erschienenen Kommentarbandes in neuwertiger Erhaltung.

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        Storie di Animali

      TORINO: Petrini Editore, 1985. IED. Brossura. BUONO. 13,5 20,5. Pagina Bianca USATO

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        Landolt-Börnstein, Zahlenwerte und Funktionen aus Naturwissenschaften und Technik; Neue Serie, Gruppe V: Geophysik und Weltraumforschung, Bd. 2., Geophysik der festen Erde, des Mondes und der Planeten, Teilband b.

      Springer Verlag; 1985. XIV, 468 Seiten; Hardcover/ Großformat Der Erhaltungszustand des hier angebotenen Werks ist trotz seiner Bibliotheksnutzung sehr sauber. Es befindet sich lediglich ein Bibliotheksstempel im Buch; ordnungsgemäß entwidmet. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West.

      New York: Random House. 1985 - Red cloth and boards. 8vo. 337pp. Pictorial red dust jacket. First edition. The author's acclaimed masterpiece based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s. A very good, bright and crisp copy with no remainder mark. The binding is in very nice shape with some light bumping along the bottom of the rear cover. The corners are sharp and there is no fading to the cloth or boards. Internally the text is fine with some minor soiling to the endsheets. There is some light soiling along the top edge of the textblock. This is a first edition with all the correct Random House points. The jacket is very good and bright with some light chipping to the top of the spine and a tiny closed tear in the upper left corner of the front panel. The front flap is not price-clipped and retains the original $17.95 price. A sharp-looking copy of this 20th century classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pinball, 1973

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1985. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. First edition, first printing. 215, (1) pp. Patterned white wraps. Fine in Fine dust jacket with Near Fine obi belly band that's slightly rubbed along its edges. A little light wear to head of jacket, age-toning to pages. Includes original blue bookmark, which reads "Enjoy Reading English!" on one side, Japanese on the other. Murakami's scarcest novel, a small paperback original printed in Japan in English five years after its Japanese language debut. As the scarce obi band and bookmark attest, this edition was designed to help boost Japanese readers' abilities in the English language.

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