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        Vathek. Eine orientalische Erzählung. Radierungen von Gottfried Helnwein. Nachwort von Ulrich Schödlbauer.

      The Bear Press, Bayreuth 1985 - Bayreuth, The Bear Press, 1985. 4°. 29 cm. 193 (1) Seiten. Blauer Original-Halblederband in marmoriertem Original-Pappschuber. (= 6. Druck der Bear Press, Wolfram Benda). Nummer 149 von 170 (gesamt 200) nummerierten und von Gottfried Helnwein im Impressum signierten Exemplaren. Gedruckt von der Offizin Poeschel, Eschwege, in der Baskerville-Antiqua auf Zerkall-Bütten. Handgebunden von Helmuth Halbach, Königstein, enthalten 10 Radierungen von Gottfried Helnwein, eingedruckt von Kurt Zein, Wien, Frankfurt. Der Text wurde gesetzt von Kurt Mosebach und gedruckt von Rudolf Ritscher. Spindler 73.6. Schuber an einer Ecke bestoßen. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Blauer Original-Halblederband in marmoriertem Original-Pappschuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance (Signed)

      New York: William Morrow & Co., 1985. Overall, a bright, clean, unread copy of the first edition of the author's scarce first book. The book was inspired by a photo from August Sander (that is depicted on the front panel of the book as well as on the obverse of the half-title page). Signed by Mr. Powers on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. The true first edition of the author's first book. 352 pp. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: abookshop]
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      London: Marlborough Fine Art,, 1985. Quarto. Original dark green card wrappers printed in white. Illustrations include 18 colour reproductions. Backstrip and top edge of front wrapper a little sunned, scratch across front wrapper. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the artist on the half-title: "To Ken Lingane with my best wishes, Francis Bacon". Ken Lingane was head printer at the Hillingdon Press, which printed the present catalogue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Random House, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. A clean First Edition copy with no marks of any kind. The binding is slightly cocked, and the top edge of the textblock has some quite light spotting. The dustjacket has shelfwear with minor loss at the extremites, with several short closed tears, and most notably some spots of surface loss the top edge of the laminated jacket at the rear panel. The dustjacket has not been price-clipped and is now protected with a new mylar cover. Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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      New York: The Viking Press, 1985 First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Burroughs to Steven Lowe on the title page in the year of publication: "for Steve Lowe / with memories of / many years of / friendship / William S. Burroughs / November 6, 1985". Publisher's light blue cloth, lettered in silver; in the original white pictorial dust jacket designed by Neil Stuart, illustrated with George Baselitz's Orangenesser X to the front panel, lettered in black. Near fine, with a hint of toning to the extremities, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with a 1" closed tear to the bottom edge of the rear panel, light soiling to flap folds, else bright and fresh. Overall, a very clean and beautiful copy. Burroughs inscribed this copy of Queer to his close friend, assistant, and collaborator Steve Lowe. As Mark Van de Walle comments in a 2011 article about Lowe and his Beat Hotel for The Paris Review, "Steve and William were close and more than close? They were friends, although that word seems pallid to describe their relationship, more intimate than most marriages." Similarly, Lowe and Burroughs' professional relationship extended beyond the usual boundaries. As Van de Walle explains, Lowe was "William Burroughs's amanuensis, a position that combined the duties of researcher, artist's assistant, gallerist, and Official Writer's-Block Breaker." Over the course of their friendship, which spanned well over a quarter century, Lowe amassed a sizeable collection of Burroughs ephemera and signed materials, including this copy of Queer. Burroughs first began writing Queer, a companion piece to Junkie (1953), in 1951 shortly after the death of his wife Joan and while he was awaiting trial for her accidental homicide. Like Junkie, this semiautobiographical text features heroin addict William Lee as the protagonist. Set in Mexico City, Queer follows Lee as he suffers from "acute heroin withdrawal" and has a romantic interest in a fellow addict. Although he disliked Queer for its painful reminders of the past, Burroughs notes in the introduction that he would "never have become a writer but for Joan's death.". Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        THE MICK

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1985 - Illustrated with photographs of the Hall of Famer. This is the special Limited Edition, bound differently from the trade edition and SIGNED by the star centerfielder on the limitation page, one of 536 numbered copies corresponding with the number of his career home runs. This is copy #293 commemorating the 293rd home run hit at Comisky Park in Chicago on 17 June 1960. Fine without dustwrapper, as issued. Still in the original shipping box [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        How Proverbs Mean: Semantic Studies in English Proverbs (Trends in Linguistics, Studies in Monographs, 27).

      Mouton De Gruyter 1985 - Exempl. in einem guten Gesamtzust., geringe Mängel und Gebrauchsspuren möglich. Schutzumschlag leicht berieben und an Ecken und Kanten leicht lädiert. Stellenweise mit privaten Unterstreichungen und Randvermerken mit Bleistift. (sehr selten). Schnitt leicht gedunkelt. 210 S. Englisch 416g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        Peter Cook 21 Years - 21 Ideas Folio VI

      London, Architectural Association 1985 16pp. + 21 sheets in box : col. ill. ; 320 x 320mm. 4to in presentation black box, with decorated b/w and red title on front. A lovely monograph with large and dynamic images. Very slight scattered foxing to title page else good. Box a little dusty and with some shelf wear else very good. Published to accompany the exhibition of work by Peter Cook held at the Architectural Association. The illustrations reproduce the original colour drawings from early Archigram days to the 1984 Frankfurt Studio project. Hard to find. .

      [Bookseller: Janette Ray]
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        Le livre de Ran

      First edition of the French translation.Bertrand Reason text, illustrated book of photographs from the film.Rare and precious handwritten signature Akira Kurosawa on the half-title page.Some inevitable shortcomings film covering the structure. Seuil Paris 1985 24x29cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Samuel Beckett, Paris Café.

      Paris 1985 - Original black and white photograph on archival paper. Paris, 1985. 30,3 x 31 cm. From the private library of John Minihan, with his copyright - stamp on the back. Signed and titled by John Minihan below the photograph and in addition on the back. From the private library of John Minihan, with his copyright - stamp on the back. Signed and titled by John Minihan below the photograph and in addition on the back.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        468 Revista Gráfica Experimental. Year I, no. 1 (April 1985) and 2 (n.d.).

      The first two issues (17 and 13 leaves) of the experimental art journal, under the editorial direction of Carlos Gregorio Pamparana, each consisting of small amounts of text accompanying mostly original artwork on various colors and types of paper stock, some pieces signed and numbered. Sm. 8vo. Each issue with orig. wrpps., housed in illus. colored cardstock envelope portfolios with collage and rubber stamping. Buenos Aires (Ediciones Lorito Tinto) 1985. One of 200 copies.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Timeless Painting

      Stuttgart: Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1985. Slight bumps to bottom corners, minor spotting to text block, glue stains to print mount as usual, else near fine in silkscreened kraft-paper wrapped boards. Housed in custom slipcase.. First Edition. Quarto. Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with retrospective at Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, April 13 through June 2, 1985. German text. Unusual design; title is silkscreened to rear board along with address of Ad Reinhardt's New York City studio address while front board is left blank.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        L' homme mediterraneen et la mer : actes du 3. Congres International d'Etudes des Cultures de la Mediterranee Occidentale (Jerba, avril 1981) = The mediterranean man and the sea

      Tunis : Ed. Salammbo 1985 - xxx, 685, 35 pages : Ill. : 24cm. French, Spanish, Italian, English & Arabic. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joseph Burridge Books]
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        Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West

      New York: Random House, 1985. Uncorrected proof of first edition of the author's fifth novel. Octavo, original yellow wrappers. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the title page. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare, especially signed. "Blood Meridian seems to me the authentic American apocalyptic novel, more relevant even in 2000 than it was fifteen years ago. The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and of Faulkner. I venture that no other living American novelist, not even Pynchon, has given us a book as strong and memorable as Blood Meridian" (Harold Bloom). McCarthy can only be compared with our greatest writers, with Melville and Faulkner, and this is his masterpiece" (Michael Herr).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Signed 1985 Barbara Sandler Artist Proof (1776-1976) Lithograph

      1985 - "Artist Proof (1776-1976)" by Barbara Sandler, Signed Lithograph printed in 1985. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 30 x 22.5 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: An original artists' proof by Barbara Sandler in promotion of the bicentennial. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Posters]
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        The Cunning Little Vixen

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1985). First U.S. edition. original green cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers. Very edges of cloth a tad faded, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (a bit worn). Quarto. Profusely illustrated in colour by Maurice Sendak Signed and inscribed by Maurice Sendak on first leaf. With inscriptions and signatures of two of the translators. With the signature of the recipient, Yveta Graff Rudolf Tesnohlidek, a journalist in the Moravia city of Brno, wrote "The Cunning Little Vixen" as a newspaper serial, fitting it to student sketches by the artist Stanislav Lolek. The illustrated serial ran in the Brno newspaper "Lidove Noviny [People's News] in the spring of 1920 and made such a stir that it came out in book form a year later. ... never before been translated into another language, despite the international fame of the opera that Leos Janacek based it on. This edition of "The Cunning Little Vixen "is lavishly illustrated by Maurice Sendak, who designed the New York City Opera's celebrated production of the Janacek opera. Yveta Synek Graff was born in Prag to fervent anti-nazi parents who fled to Paris. Her father Emil Synek worked with the Czech government in-exile. In 1956 Yveta came to the United States and remained here until her death in 2015. She and her second husband F. Malcom Graff were avid opera lovers, and with her husband's encouragement Yveta became involved, first as a vocal coach in her native Czech language and then with her colleague and editor Robert T. Jones, as a translator and transliteraor (i.e. phonetic transcription). Today her transliterations are permanently archived at the Juilliard School of Music and used by every opera house in the world. She began in 1977 with the Opera Orchestra of New York performing Smetana's Dalibor, in Czech, on the stage of Carnegie Hall. For the next thirty years she worked at almost every opera house of not in the world overseeing productions of operas by Leos Janacek (the Cunning Little Vixen, Kat'a Kabanova, Jenufa, From the House of the Dead and the Makropulos Case), Dvorak (Rusalka) and Smetana (The Bartered Bride).

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        Ender's Game

      Tor Books, New York 1985 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Tor printing" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Orson Scott Card on the page before the title page. A wonderful copy. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $13.95 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Orson Scott Card First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        THE BOOKS OF BLOOD LIMITED EDITION (Pristine in publisher's original shrinkwrap) Vols 1 to 6

      Weidenfeld and Nicolson, UK 1985 - , London. 1985. Limited edition of two slipcased sets of three volumes each, namely vols 1,2,3 and vols 4,5,6, each set quite as new in its slipcase, unopened and still protected by the publisher's original shrinkwrap, wearing the original stickers attached by the publisher to the s-wrap (such as price and limited edition number). Quite literally, AS NEW AN SIGNE BY THE AUTHOR [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Star Man's Son (original acrylic painting & sketches for cover art)

      Ballantine Books, 1985. First Paperback Printing. Original painting in Fine condition/Book in Near Fine condition. An incredible collectible for any fantasy or sci fi fan! Fine original artwork by the talented Laurence Schwinger, well known painter and illustrator throughout the sci-fi and fantasy world. An incredible set featuring an original acrylic painting for the cover art of "Star Man's Son", three Fine preliminary sketches and a first paperback printing of the published book. The painting is signed at the bottom right corner, measures 35 1/2 x 24 inches and is archivally framed and matted. In a separate archival frame measuring 35 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, 3 original preliminary pencil sketches, each signed by Schwinger and each showing a different scene. Museum quality framing and matting. Includes a copy of the first paperback printing, in near fine condition for its age with some markings at the page edges.

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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      New York: Harper & Row, 1985. Covers have slight creases to the laminate, else near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Quarto. The simultaneous issue in wrappers. SIGNED twice by Warhol; his paean to the American Good Life.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Portrait photographique de Italo Calvino par Bruno de Monès (tirage baryté numéroté et signé)

      Photo. Illus. by Bruno de Monès. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l'illustrateur. 61 x 50,5 cm marges comprises. Sujet : 59,5 x 48,5 cm. Tirage gélatino-argentique sur papier baryté, justifié au dos épreuve d'artiste, numéroté (6/30) légendé et signé par l'artiste. Beau portrait triste de l'écrivain italien. Paru pour la première fois dans le "Magazine littéraire" de juin 1985. Beau tirage..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance

      New York: Beech Tree Books/William Morrow, 1985. First edition. Original printed wrappers, slight fading, otherwise fine. Uncorrected proof copy of the author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Horse's Neck.

      Reprint, London, Faber and Faber, 1985. Publisher's cloth binding with dustjacket. 95 pages.. Signed by the author

      [Bookseller: Mandøes Antikvariat]
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        Leaf from the Mercator-Hondius World Atlas

      Stone & Lorson, 1985. Full stiff vellum decorated in gilt, blue endpapers In a slipcase. Fine. Small folio. With an original leaf from the 1619 edition One of 26 copies in full vellum (total 115 copies) The leaf is of the continent of Asia and surrounds and is extremely deailed, showing in one corner also "Australis Pars" and in another "Americae Pars." Gerard Mercator (1512 - 1594) was a Flemish geographer, cartographer and scientific and polymath who studied at Louvain, where he established a geographical center in 1534. The next year he began his famous survey of Flanders, and, in 1538 produced the first of his spectacular series of mapa mundi, based on the Ptolemaic precursers. In 1541 he began globe-making with his terrestrial globe. Almost a decade later he completed his first celestial sphere. Shortly after which he was appointed Chair in cosmography at Duisberg, and in 1544 made a six sheet map of Europe. His first map to use cartographic projection for which is is deservedly famous was in 1568. Mercator began his monumental atlas in 1585; his son completed and published it in 1594. The Atlas comprised the collation of his greatest accomplishments of the last three decades of his life.

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        The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Vols 1-16

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985-2008. , illus, portraits, text figs. 240x155mm. HB. 16 vols in 17, cloth, all in d/w's, mostly Vg, some as new in original cellophane wrappers.. Volumes 1-16 cover 1821-1868. Volume 16 consists of 2 parts. A further 7 volumes have been published and can be supplied new. Further volumes are in preparation.

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        Clegg & Guttmann. 9.6. - 1.9.85. Einzel-, Doppel-, und Gruppenportraits. [Impulse 7].

      Mönchengladbach Galerie Löhrl am Abteiberg 1985 - 20 Blätter mit 10 ganzseitigen farbigen und schwarzweißen Abbildungen. Auf dem vorderen Umschlag mit dem Namen der Künstler bedruckte, goldfarbene Original-Broschur. Mit 2 Original-Farbabzügen in den Formaten 17,9 x 23,9 cm, bzw. 17,7 x 21,7 cm, sowie dem zweifach gefalteteten Original-Ausstellungsplakat im Original-Pappumschlag. Nicht in PhotoLit. "Auflage: 300 Exemplare, davon 30 Vorzugsausgaben mit je 2 Farbfotografien". Von allerbester Erhaltung, nur der Pappumschlag mit leichten Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Mit dem Aufkleber, der den Titel der Ausstellung, den Namen der Künstler und den der Galerie trägt, sowie das rot gedruckte Logo der Katalogreihe "Impulse". Auf dem "Rücken" eine 7, auf der Lasche zum Öffnen eine 20 gedruckt. Bei den zwei, jeweils von beiden Künstlern signierten und numerierten Original-Farbabzügen handelt es sich um die beiden im Katalog abgebildeten Arbeiten "The Allegory of the Apotheosis" und "Letzter Versuch". Mit einem einführenden Text und einem Interview der Künstler von Arielle Pélenc in deutsch und englisch: "Auf den ersten Blick scheinen die fotografischen Inszenierungen von Clegg & Guttman Kunst, Literatur und finanzielle Mächte augenzwinkernd zu verspotten." Die beiden Künstler hatten auch die Idee zu Buchvitrinen im öffentlichen Raum, unter dem Titel "Die offene Bibliothek" z.B. bereits 1991 in Graz realisiert. * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 2501 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat oHG]
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        Excellent red and black original drawing of "The Cat" from "The Cat in the Hat," oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d.

      Dr. Seuss has drawn the cat with his big red and white striped hat and red bow on a First Day Cover, honoring John James Audubon and The American Woodsman, postmarked New York, April 23, 1985. The cat looks left as if towards the Audubon. Drawn with fine tipped black and red markers and signed in black, "Best Wishes, Dr. Seuss."

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Ender's Game

      New York: Tor Books, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine in an About Near Fine dust jacket with single blurb from Gene Wolfe on the rear panel, and publisher's price of $13.95 intact. Foxing to boards and lightly to end sheets. Silver stamping on spine is sharp and bright. The dust jacket shows light rubbing, a faint, small stain to top edge of rear panel, and moderate foxing to blank verso.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Vols 1-16

      Cambridge University Press 1985-2008, Cambridge - , illus, portraits, text figs. 240x155mm. HB. 16 vols in 17, cloth, all in d/w's, mostly Vg, some as new in original cellophane wrappers. Volumes 1-16 cover 1821-1868. Volume 16 consists of 2 parts. A further 7 volumes have been published and can be supplied new. Further volumes are in preparation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Werke in zehn Bänden. Herausgegeben von Martin Bollacher, Jürgen Brummack, Ulrich Gaier u. a. 10 Bände in 11 Teilbänden.

      Deutscher Klassiker Verlag 1985-2000., Frankfurt am Main - Zusammen 15.400 Seiten. Orig.-Leinenbände mit transparentem Folienumschlag und 10 (von 11) bedruckten Teilumschlägen im Schuber. Diese erste umfassend kommentierte Werkausgabe ersetzt weitgehend die zwar vollständigere, philologisch aber problematische Edition von Suphan und ist sofort bei Erscheinen zur Grundlage jeder Beschäftigung mit Herder geworden. Dünndruckausgabe. Band 1 ohne den bedruckten Teilumschlag, sonst schönes, neuwertiges Exemplar in einwandfreiem Zustand. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        THE ANUBIS GATES - (Pristine Copy Signed by Tim and Serena Powers)

      Chatto & Windus, UK 1985 - Chatto & Windus, 1985. This is an immaculate, unread copy of the hardcover edition of the wonderful award-winning novel that made the sterile 80s worthwhile. Pristine boards as sharp as the knife with which Nietzsche carved up church doctrine, a spine as robust and aestethically appealing as a gold brick in the shape of a Five Euro note, pages as wholesome as the village idiot's compassionate, blind wife, and a spotless unclipped dustjacket as slick, well dressed and as full of joie de vivre as a hippy mistakenly locked into a Spanish pharmacy whose class A drugs cabinet has been left open. "Anubis" is a wonderful hybrid of science fiction and London smog. It is also a romp through Victorian London with the ancestors of Dick van Dyke heckling the heroes on their way to the book's final page. Not a hair is out of place. AS NEW, THE BOOK IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TIM POWERS, AND HIS CHARMING WIFE, SERENA POWERS, TO WHOM THE BOOK IS DEDICATED. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Edition Books]
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        Lonesome Dove

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by the author on the title page. 1985, First Printing, first state in first state dust jacket. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine DJ. A square, clean copy; binding is tight with none of the usual bowing or curving to the spine. DJ with minimal shelfwear. A lovely copy, signed by McMurtry.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Via Belvedere.


      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        America (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Harper & Row, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A collection of black and white photographs from the Pop Art icon. A tight very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. Boldly signed in full by Warhol on the front panel of the dust jacket and additionally signed in full by him on the page opposite the table of contents. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Fodor Korea-1985 Traveltex

      Fodors Travel, 1985. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Welt und Gegenwelt. Umdenken über die Wirklichkeit: Die philosophische Hermetik. [Widmungsexemplar] Mit zahlreichen Fotografien und Illustrationen.

      Basel: Verlag Herder. Erste Auflage.. Sehr guter Zustand mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. Aus der Bibliothek des Philosophen Graham Parkes. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung (signiert) von Heinrich Rombach auf dem Vorsatzblatt: "In Erinnerung an ein Gutes Gespräch im Juni 1985 - Rombach". Widmungsexemplare Rombach's sind von grosser Seltenheit.. Erste Auflage. Basel, Verlag Herder, 1983. 21 x 20 cm. 181 Seiten Hardcover/ Gebundene Ausgabe. Sehr guter Zustand mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. Aus der Bibliothek des Philosophen Graham Parkes. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung (signiert) von Heinrich Rombach auf dem Vorsatzblatt: "In Erinnerung an ein Gutes Gespräch im Juni 1985 - Rombach". Widmungsexemplare Rombach's sind von grosser Seltenheit. Enthält unter anderem die folgenden Kapitel: Der blinde Schwimmer; Wortaufschüttung; Hymnen an die Nacht; Hermetik und Hermeneutik; Warum ein Gott?; Der Mythos von Hermes; Der Hirtengott; Der Gott des Raubs und des Betrugs etc.

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        Eight etchings from photographs

      [Cambridge, Mass.]: Rifat Chadirji, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. Super limited edition of 80 copies, numbered and signed. Oblong folio, 49 x 55 cm. Loose, as issued, in publisher's portfolio case. 8 plates printed on Somerset Satin. Title and introd. in English and Arabic. A photographic work on society in Iraq by the photographer Kamil Jadirji. "Kamil Chadirji (1897-1968) was born to an influential Baghdad family and played a central role in the political life of Iraq as founder and President of the National Democratic Party. His position allowed him unique opportunities to take photographs throughout Iraq at a time when the practice was effectively banned." A view of a lost world.

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        Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

      New York: Random House, 1985. Gilt lettered quarter red cloth over red paper boards in pictorial dust jacket. The first of McCarthy's "western" novels. This one described as the greatest American fiction published in the last 25 years. An exceptional copy of a significant book with just a touch of shelf wear. . 1st Edition. Cloth & Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

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        Nobelpreis für Literatur. Limitierte und nummerierte Luxusausgabe in Saffian-Ganzleder mit Rundumgoldschnitt. Hier in 29 Bänden komplett !

      Lachen am Zürichsee / Zürich, Coron Verlag, 1985. Komplettes und noch in roten Pappschubern originalverpacktes Exemplar 814 (von 998) nummerierten Exemplaren der Luxusausgabe der Sammlung Nobelpreis für Literatur. Erschien 1985 anlässlich des 25-jährigen Jubiläums des Coron Verlages. Besonders edle Materialien: Gedruckt auf getöntes holzfreies Edel-Dünndruckpapier, einzeln von Hand gebunden nach alter buchbinderischer Tradition in feinstes flamingofarbenes besonders ausgewähltes Saffianleder, Kapitalband mit Doppelraupe, Lesebändchen aus Seide. Vorderseite, Rücken & Rückseite in 23karätiger Echtgoldprägung & Innenkantenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rundum-Echtgoldschnitt, Vorsatz in seidenfarbenem Seidenmoire-Gewebe. Jeder Band in büttenbezogenem Schuber. Format ca. 16 x 22,5 cm. Zusammen rund 30.000 Seiten mit zahlreichen Illustrationen. Alle 29 Bücher in sehr guten Zustand ! - 1985. b72099 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Literatur, Nobelpreisträger, Buchwesen

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