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

      Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). A First Edition, First Printing. 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. .

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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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.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Materia medica des homöopathischen Praktikers. Übers. von Heinrich Gerd-Witte.

      1244 Seiten. 25 cm kart. 2. Aufl. 1985. Sauberes, gepflegtes Exemplar. Im Papier altersgedunkelt. Am Fußschnitt schwach angestaubt. 69

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel]
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        Die Stadt Lucca ehrt Giacomo Puccini ihren berühmten Bürger.

      New York. Treves. 1985. Obr. 4°. 91 SS. mit vielen Abb. leichte Gebrauchsspuren. in deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Flughafen]
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        Truth in Autobiography

      (Cape Town): (University of Cape Town), 1985. 6(1)pp. stapled wrappers. Fine. The text of a lecture delivered at the University. Scarce.

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

      New York: Atheneum, 1985. First edition. Cloth. Fine/fine. 8vo. 87 pp. Stated first edition. A spectacular fine copy in red cloth binding in fine unfaded and unclipped dustwrapper. The poet's first major collection following his masterwork in 1982 of The Changing Light At Sandover. This copy nicely INSCRIBED by Merril "With love to John early & late - Jimmy v.85" The John in the inscription (although unstated here) is John Bernard Myers, publisher of the Tiber Press and founder of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. Myers published an early poem by Merrill in the 1950's in an issue of Semi: Colon. A nice Association Copy.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        Madman's Holiday; Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps Vol. 3

      McMillan Publications, 1985. First edition. Hard Cover. fine/fine. This first edition is limited to 350 copies and is numbered and signed by the author of the introduction, Newton Baird. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. Protected in a brodart wrapper.

      [Bookseller: Midway Used and Rare Books]
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        The Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney's Donald Duck, 1954-1959 - Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 167-229 (Set 9 of 10 Boxed Sets) 3 Volumes

      Arizona, Another Rainbow Publishing, Inc., 1985. First Edition. Fine; 3 volumes in the original colour-printed boards. Complete with a gilt-blocked, and colour-printed slipcase. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 0 pages; No. 9 of 10 box sets. Contains 3 volumes. Subjects: Disney, Walt, 1901-1966, artist. Donald Duck (Fictitious character) --1930-1940..

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Lonesome Dove

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1985 - First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth and paper boards. Dust jacket creased. Inscribed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        THE COLLECTED WORKS OF C.G. JUNG In 20 Volumes [&] Supplementary Volume A the Zofingia Lectures Psychiatric Studies Experimental Researches Psychogenesis of Mental Disease Freud & Psychoanalysis Symbols of Transformation Psychological Types Two Essay

      Routledge, 1985- 2000. 22 vols: Volume One Psychiatric Studies (1985); Volume Two Experimental Researches (1992); Volume Three Psychogenesis of Mental Disease (2000); Volume Four Freud & Psychoanalysis (1993); Volume Five Symbols of Transformation (1986); Volume Six Psychological Types (1989); Volume Seven Two Essays on Analytical Psychology (1981)Volume Eight Structure & Dynamics of the Psyche (2000); Volume Nine Part 1 Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (1991); Volume Nine Part 2 Aion Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self (1989); Volume Ten Civilization in Transition (1991); Volume Eleven Psychology and Religion West and East (1981); Volume Twelve Psychology and Alchemy (1981); Volume Thirteen Alchemical Studies (1981); Volume Fourteen Mysterium Coniunctionis (1981); Volume Fifteen Spirit in Man Art and Literature (1990); Volume Sixteen Practice of Psychotherapy (1993); Volume Seventeen Development of Personality (1994); Volume Eighteen The Symbolic Life (1993); Volume Nineteen General Bibliography (1989); Volume Twenty General Index (1994); Supplementary Volume A the Zofingia Lectures. Tall 8vo. Original uniform green cloth, top edge green (Fine), dustwrapper (some vols with small nicks at edges - otherwise VG). Pp. various, illus with b&w coloured frontispieces (no inscriptions).

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        The Twits

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1985. Reprint. Very Good. Signed. Reprint. Signed by Roald Dahl on the front free end paper in black marker. Fine, with very light offsetting to pastedowns. In a Near Fine dust jacket with price-clipped by the publisher and with new sticker price, and light shelf wear. A very bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Der Dreimaster Rickmer Rickmers in bewegter See. Mischtechnik unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt.

       1985 Bildmaß: 42 x 43 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 54 x 54 cm. Rechts unten vom Künstler mit P.Hagenah signiert und mit 1985 datiert. Das Bild laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers mit dünnem Farbauftrag auf Karton/Platte gemalt und unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmen nicht geöffnet ). Von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Wegen Bruchgefahr hier bitte nur Selbstabholung )( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Peter Hagenah, Marinemaler, Marine, Schiffsbild, Rickmer Rickmers, Google, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Segelschiff, Schiff, Dreimaster

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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; Der Erhaltungszustand des hier angebotenen Werks ist trotz seiner Bibliotheksnutzung sehr sauber. Es befindet sich lediglich ein Bibliotheksstempel im Buch; ordnungsgemäß entwidmet. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West

      Random House, 1985. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the author of ALLTHE PRETTY HORSES, a story of "the kid" that takes place along the United States/Mexico border in 1849-1850. Voted runner-up in a 2006 New York Times poll for the best fiction book during the previous 25 years. Fine/Near Fine -- a couple of tiny nicks to the foot of the dust jacket spine and just a hint of the usual toning to the jacket flaps.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Animated Haggadah

      Scopus Films 1985 - Minor edge wear, name inside cover. No text marks, very clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Road Runner Books]
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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985. Full leather. Near Fine. Barry Moser. A lovely, near-pristine example of this lavish 1985 Pennyroyal Press edition of Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". #14 OF 350 COPIES OF THIS CENTENARY EDITION, BOUND IN FULL GREEN LEATHER (EXECUTED BY E. GRAY PARROT, EASTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS) AND SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR BARRY MOSER AT THE LIMITATION. THIS COPY ALSO INCLUDES THE ADDITONAL SUITE OF PLATES (IN THIS CASE, 47 OF THE 49 BARRY MOSER WOODCUTS CALLED FOR) AND THE PUBLISHER'S OATMEAL LINEN CHEMISE AND SLIPCASE, NONE OF WHICH ARE MENTIONED IN THE LIMITATION. Clean and very well-preserved, with bright-gilt numbering and bordering to the front panel and crisp, completely unflecked gilt-titling and bordering along the spine. Thick folio, Barry Moser's highly-evocative woodcuts beautifully complementing the text. Foreword to this edition by Henry Nash Smith, printed by Harold McGrath.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        A Remarkable and important collection of Offprints in Molecular Biology, Cytology, Genetics over 3000 items

      various, 1892-1985 - Photo was taken prior to cataloging of collection. Collection is now in individual sleeves, as cataloged. A remarkable and most important collection of offprints available, outside of institutional holdings . Over 3000 offprint groups (some single offprints, some up to 110 offprints in each group), cataloged. Ask about details. Included are important offprints in Molecular Biology, Cytology, early genetics, zoology, botany. PaJaMo Experiment; Timofeev-Resovskij, Zimmer, Delbruck "The Green Paper"; Pincus and Chang Invitro, The Pill; Theodor Boveri, Edmund Wilson, early genetics, Barbara Mcclintock,Brenner, Monod, Pardee, Lederberg, Sewall Wright, Fisher, many others. Many inscribed, signed, or ownership stamp of early geneticists: Boveri, Edmund Wilson, Correns, East, Sax, Guyer, and many others. A most important and comprehensive collection of offprints. Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        The Two Jakes

      Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles 1985 - Second Draft Script in plain blue near fine wrappers, with Peter Bogdanvich's library stamp at the bottom of the front wrapper, as well as at the bottom of the title page. Signed by screenwriter Robert Towne and cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond on the front cover. The sequel to Chinatown was shopped around to different directors, with Bogdanovitch on the list. The film was eventually directed by Jack Nicholson. An important script linking three of the major players in 1970's American Cinema. (copies of tickets to Towne and Zsigmond appearances laid in) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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        The Clapcott Papers. Edited by Alastair J. Johnston

      Edinburgh: Privately Published, 1985. First edition, no. 213 of 400 copies, signed by Johnston. Frontispiece. xviii, 518 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth, in blue cloth slipcase. First edition, no. 213 of 400 copies, signed by Johnston. Frontispiece. xviii, 518 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Compendium of Clapcott's papers, introduced by Alastair F. Johnston, with his commentary and observations. Clapcott's researches on the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, and his commentary on The Goff, are substantial and original works of lasting interest. Donovan & Murdoch 58310

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Burn Again Press, [Santa Barbara] 1985 - One of 30 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.20. Bifolium (24cm); single letterpressed sheet, folded once vertically and handsewn into tan wrappers, with titles letterpress printed in red and black on front cover; black endpapers; [4]pp. The first of five titles produced between 1985-1990 by Black Sparrow Press publisher John Martin, each printed in small numbers under the faux-imprint Burn Again Press. OCLC finds 6 copies only (NYPL, SUNY Buffalo, Huntington, UCSB, USC, Emory). A true stopper for any serious collector of Bukowski material. Krumhansl 95. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Blatter Aus Privatbesitz Teil:1

      Graz: Akademische Druck-und Verlagsanstalt, 1985. Hardcover. Orig. decorated black cloth covered clam shell box with embossed lettering and color front cover inset. Fine. Folio, 71.1 x 50.8 cm Limited edition, copy 738 of 1000. Six facsimiles after the original paintings are quality color lithographs, with museum imprimatur seal apparent, lithographs are window mounted in thick board mats suitable for framing. Plates loose as issued with 8-page foreword by Dr. Rudolf Leopold and table of contents. Bright, very fresh and clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Design for the Mural at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

      Lubbock, Tex.: 1985.(). Watercolor painting. 18 x 29.5 inches. Matted and framed in plexiglas. Signed, titled and dated 1985 in pencil by the artist on the mat. From the estate of Millard Sheets. Mural reproduced at:

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Every Day is Mother's Day - Author's first novel

      Chatto and Windus, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1985. A near fine book bound in yellow cloth. Some minor spotting to the top edge. Absolutely no inscriptions whatsoever. In a near fine unclipped wrapper. Some minor wrinkling of the laminate on the front panel. The author's first novel. The story was continued in Mantel's second novel, 'Vacant Possession'.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Namiyo at Hanauma Bay.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Editions Press, 1985.(). Original color lithograph. 25 x 36 inches. Printed to the edge of the paper. Signed in pencil, annotated T.P. 12 and dedicated "for Walter" in pencil verso. Walter Maibaum was the director of Editions Press. This print was acquired from him. Stamp of Editions Press verso.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Twenty Etchings.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Editions Press, 1985.(). Portfolio of 20 signed and numbered etchings. Edition of 25. Presented in a wooden box.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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      STASS, 1985. ITALIANO 0,94 A cura della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università degli studi di Palermo, all'antiporta foto in nero a tutta pagina del protagonista, al margine superiore del frontespizio biglietto da visita di G.Santangelo con sua dedica, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, leggermente ingialliti i tagli, brossura editoriale morbida, azzurra, leggermente scolorita al dorso e con lievissime tracce d'uso USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Ender's Game

      New York: TOR (1985), 1985. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very near Fine. 357 pp. Price of $13.95 on front flap of jacket. A very attractive copy of this science fiction classic, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Near Fine book with a tiny spot of discoloration to the fore-edge and a few traces of wear to the bottom edges of the boards in a sharp very near Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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        Garage. No. 1 (n.d. 1985) through No. 6 (n.d., 1986?) (all published)

      A complete run in 6 issues of the New Zealand music fanzine, each issue approx. 14-24 pp., edited by Richard Langston, which focused primarily on new music coming out of New Zealand and Australia, particularly bands signed to the Flying Nun Records label, including The Chills, The Clean, The Verlaines, Sneaky Feelings, Look Blue Go Purple, The Puddle, Tall Dwarfs, Scorched Earth Policy, and The Bats, other bands covered include Fetus Productions, Straitjacket Fits, The Orange, and Doublehappys, and international acts such as The Jesus and Mary Chain, Lou Reed, and The Go-Betweens, with artistic contributions from Chris Knox. Illustrated throughout with photographs, collages, and drawings. 4to. Stapled illustrated wrpps., issues 1 and 2 xeroxed, issues 3 through 6 offset printed. Dunedin, New Zealand, circa 1985-1986. Richard Langston was a music journalist living and working abroad in London who returned to Dunedin in 1985 and created Garage out of his enthusiasm for the New Zealand music scene. Garage became a reference tool, especially with regards to the Flying Nun bands. The last issue was printed in a run of more than a thousand issues and distributed in Australia, Great Britain, Europe, and the United States. As part of the Flying Nun label's 30th anniversary celebrations in 2011, all six issues of Garage were digitally re-released on their website. The covers and prices of the first two issues present here differ from those posted online, and are likely later states or variants. A rare complete run of an important music publication; as of October 2017, WorldCat does not locate a single holding in the United States.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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      Northampton, Massachusetts: Pennyroyal Press, 1985. No. 181 OF 350 COPIES. Printed to commemorate the centennial of the publication of the great American classic, this is an impressive, aesthetically pleasing production that combines a newly updated authoritative text with Moser's inspired woodcuts. Experts at the University of California's Mark Twain archive painstakingly compared Twain's manuscript to the first edition of the text, correcting errors in wording, spelling, and punctuation and restoring an omitted passage to Chapter XVI. Printed by Harold McGrath in Centaur and Arrighi type on Mohawk Letterpress archival paper, this is a big, attractive, and readable edition that is built to last. The woodcuts include both eerie, atmospheric scenes and revealing portraits of characters. Huck is shady but charming, the Widow Douglas affected and pompous, and Aunt Polly grimly good. Jim is depicted, not as Huck's light-hearted companion, but as a serious man well aware of the gravity of his position as a runaway slave.. 330 x 255 mm. (13 x 10"); Portfolio: 330 x 260 mm. (13 x 10 1/4"). Portfolio: 330 x 260 mm. (13 x 10 1/4"). xxii, [x], 419 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). Two volumes (including portfolio of prints). Foreword by Henry Nash Smith. No. 181 OF 350 COPIES. Publisher's dark green crushed morocco by Gray Parrot, covers bordered by four gilt fillets, upper cover with gilt medallion containing the interlinked dates "1885" and "1985," flat spine with gilt titling. Housed with beige linen portfolio in matching linen slipcase. WITH 49 WOODCUTS BY BARRY MOSER, as called for, in the volume, AND WITH AN ADDITIONAL SUITE OF PLATES in the portfolio. Calligraphy by Yvette Rutledge. A couple of short, faint scratches to boards, otherwise IN NEAR-MINT CONDITION. Printed to commemorate the centennial of the publication of the great American classic, this is an impressive, aesthetically pleasing production that combines a newly updated authoritative text with Moser's inspired woodcuts. Experts at the University of California's Mark Twain archive painstakingly compared Twain's manuscript to the first edition of the text, correcting errors in wording, spelling, and punctuation and restoring an omitted passage to Chapter XVI. Printed by Harold McGrath in Centaur and Arrighi type on Mohawk Letterpress archival paper, this is a big, attractive, and readable edition that is built to last. The woodcuts include both eerie, atmospheric scenes and revealing portraits of characters. Huck is shady but charming, the Widow Douglas affected and pompous, and Aunt Polly grimly good. Jim is depicted, not as Huck's light-hearted companion, but as a serious man well aware of the gravity of his position as a runaway slave.

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        Dessin - Volumes 1 through 12

      Honranshyoku 1985-1988, Takamatsu City, Japan - Takamatsu City, Japan: Honranshyoku, 1985-1988. 32 pp. each volume. 2 1/4 x 2 3/8". LIMITED EDITION of 288 copies, numbers not matched. Printed cloth covers and slipcases, accordion fold pages with tissue guards laid in for most illustrations, illustrated throughout, in fine condition. Erotic line drawings of nude women, drawn from life. A particularly scarce set, with no copies of any of the volumes located in auction records or currently in on-line marketplaces. No complete sets (which would be 20 volumes in total) noted in any of the major institutional collections of miniature books [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Lair]
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        Jean-Michel Basquiat.

      Zurich: Edition Bischofberger, 1985 - Quarto. Original red cloth. With the dust jacket. Spine just slightly rolled, An excellent copy. Monochrome portrait of Basquiat (by Jeannette Montgomery), 15 colour plates (one double-folded). First and limited edition, number 190 of 1,000 copies, signed boldly by the artist on the page opposite his portrait. The catalogue for the exhibition held at the Gallery Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, in January-February 1985. Bischofberger was one of Basquiat's most enthusiastic promoters, and was responsible for introducing him to Warhol in 1982. "Typical of the new scene was the Zurich-based dealer and collector Bruno Bischofberger, who dealt Andy Warhol's work and who briefly took on the exclusive rights for Jean-Michel Basquiat. Once a month he flew Concorde to New York, where he went on whirlwind shopping sprees, buying art in previously unprecedented volumes from galleries and studios" (Leonhard Emmerling, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 2003, p. 9). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        [Photo Album]: 1970s African-American Family

      Massachusetts, Washington D.C., Virginia, 1985. Near Fine. Oblong folio measuring 10" x 12.5". Screw bound decorative cloth. Contains 214 color photographs measuring between 2" x 2.75" and 5" x 7" with some captions, as well as one letter and a printed flyer. Near fine album with a tear on the front board and some rubbing with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by an African-American couple, J. Anthony Sprow and his wife Merle, between 1976 and 1985 many of which are Kodak prints. The photos take place primarily in Fredericksburg, Virginia and Massachusetts while J. Anthony, captioned here either as John or Tony, was completing his MBA at Harvard. The Sprows were from Virginia and visited often when John was on school breaks. These photos show picnics, baseball games, and volleyball games as well as candids of family members. The couple went to parties, one flyer here is for Merle's going away party when she went to Massachusetts with John, and enjoyed the company of their families. Merle had spent 13 years working for the government with the Division of Adult Education beginning in 1969. A letter dated June 1976 written by Merle tells of her resigning from her job, presumably to follow John to Harvard where he would continue his studies. One photo shows John with his head on his desk as if he's studied too much, another shows him posing on the grounds of the University in his Harvard t-shirt. In 1978 John completed his degree and photos of his graduation ceremony are seen here. Other photos include the couple goofing off during a snow storm, buying a new Mercedes, and various trips the couple took including beach photos. After Massachusetts John and Merle moved back to Virginia where John took a job helping develop, package, and finance "large scale infrastructure projects in numerous energy markets" which involved rethinking old views of operating an energy company.An interesting collection of late 1970s Kodak photography of an African-American couple.

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