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        LOT OF 4 PORTFOLIOS. Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy. Album Leaves and Drawings by Huang Shen, Sum Lung, Chou Chih-mian, Hsu Wei

      Taipei: National Palace Museum, 1985-1987 - Folios, 42*30.3cm, wt:2.3kg. Loose plates in portfolios. 1.Album Leaves of Flowers by Huang Shen, Ch'ing Dynasty, 4p+6 plates, published in 1987. 2.Album Sketches From Life: Paintings by Sum Lung, Inscriptions by Yao Kung Shou, Ming Dynasty, 4p+24 plates, published in 1985. 3.Drawings From Life: Chou Chih-mian, Ming Dynasty, 2p+11 plates, published in 1985. 4.Drawings From Life: Hsu Wei, Ming Dynasty, 4p+9 plates, published in 1987. LOT OF 4 PORTFOLIOS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Sämtliche Werke nach Epochen seines Schaffens - Münchner Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von K. Richter u.a. 21 in 33 Bänden. Komplete Ausgabe. 8°, zusammen 34.914 Seiten, davon 14.022 Seiten Einführungstexte, Dokumente, Kommentare u. Register. 560 Abbildungen. Der Gannzleineneinband ist in blaugrünes Feincanvas gebunden, das eigens in diesem Frabton von Vereinigten Göppinger Bamberg-Kaliko eingefärbt wurde. Die Rückenprägung ist Echtgold. Der Kopffarbschnitt hellgrau. Alle Bände mit O-Klarsichtfolien-Schutzumschlag (außer Bd. 15) u. im O-Schuber. Teilweise Doppel-Lesebändchen. Dünndruck.,

      München, Hanser Verlag 1985ff. 1. Auflage.,, - Zustand: Dezente Nameseintragung als Stempel auf der Innenseite des R-Einbandes, trotzdem ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 25550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co, 1985. cloth of vibrant yellow, with title stamped in blue within a red triangle on front cover, housed in black clamshell box by Charr. Fitzgerald, Vincent & Co.. 12 x 14. cloth of vibrant yellow, with title stamped in blue within a red triangle on front cover, housed in black clamshell box by Charr. Not paginated. Signed, Limited Edition, one of 125 copies only on Rives BFK, all signed by the author and artist, hand set in Janson, lithographs and etchings pulled by the Printmaking Workshop of Bob Blackburn. Bound by Gerard Charriere. In this play by Harry Kondoleon, "A woman, her husband, and her husband's lover go up and down the Riviera only to be disappointed by the Riviera. The dullness of the Cote D'Azur reveals to these Americans the dullness and impossibility of love...they tire of one another and pursue sex partners at random until they are attacked and consumed by sea dragons." Mark Beard's brilliant illustrations of these "two-dimensional and ironic" characters, in their bathing suits and sunglasses, in saturated primary colors and his flat presentation, are overwhelming in their impact of the characters' vapidity. With such illustrations as Greek temple caryatids folding out to reveal the Cote d'Azur and paper doll players, Beard's art inexpressibly moves the viewer to realize the inevitable crush of the dragon of these pitiable self-centered creatures. A brilliant mixture of wit and irony with difficult and innovative printmaking techniques producing prints with highly unusual textures, especially in the final fold out, which has an effect of great richness and mystery.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press ]
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        Original Pencil Cover Sketch for the Dust Jacket of the Novel Linden Hills

      Pencil on translucent vellum-style artist's paper. Approximately 6.5" x 11.25". Unsigned. A couple of small, faint stains, paper is a bit wrinkled, but else near fine. A rough sketch but essentially very similar to the finished art. Perhaps of most interest are Van Allsburg's penciled notes below the drawing: "I'm not sure just how high 'Linden Hill' should be. I like the great hieght [sic]. It reminds of a Dore engraving for Paradise Lost when the lord tosses Belzebub [sic] down an immense stair that runs from heaven to Hell. It also has some of the absurd sense of scale seen in Piranesi's work." [with] A copy of the first edition of Naylor's novel Linden Hills (New York: Ticknor and Fields 1985) featuring Van Allsburg's finished artwork, fine in fine dustwrapper, Signed by Naylor. Van Allsburg's original work is avidly collected. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Queen Ntombi Twala of Swaziland

      Amsterdam: George C. P. Mulder,, 1985. Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board. Sheet size: 100 × 80 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a light ash frame with perspex. Edition of 30 trial proofs. Each print is unique. Signed and dated in pen lower left by Warhol, blindstamp of the printer Rupert Jasen Smith, lower right. Copyright stamp "Andy Warhol 1985" to verso. One of 4 prints from the portfolio "Reigning Queens". Queen Ntombi Twala of Swaziland was one of only four female monarchs in the world at the time of publication, the others were Queen Elizabeth II of the UK, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        America (Signed)

      New York: Harper & Row, 1985. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine/Fine. This is a signed first edition, first printing of America published by Harper & Row, New York in 1985. Selected from 10 years of Andy Warhol\'s photo archives, this is wonderful collection of Warhol\'s photos including celebrities, writers, entertainers, artists, and a wide variety of eccentrics that provides insight tremendous insight into Warhol\'s view of his world from the mid 1970\'s through the early 1980\'s. Measuring approximately 11 inches by 9 inches, the book is a soft cover bound in glossy silver bound photographic wrappers. The condition of the book and the wrappers is FINE. The book is protected by a mylar cover and is boldly signed on the front cover by Andy Warhol.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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      Great Barrington, MA: Penmaen Busyhaus Publications, 1985. 14 printed folders (all but one containing a page of text and a print) and 13 loose broadsides loosely inserted in a cloth case. 4to. 14 printed folders (all but one containing a page of text and a print) and 13 loose broadsides loosely inserted in a cloth case. One of 250 numbered copies of which this has "OS" on the colophon page. This copy came from the library of Michael McCurdy, one of the participants. Twelve engraved self portraits, each numbered and signed by the artist and laid into a printed folder with a page of text about the artist. With an introduction by Leonard Baskin and a dedication print by Lynd Ward, also contained in printed folders. There is also an additional suite of the 13 signed (but not numbered) prints on different paper, for a total of 26 prints. The twelve artists are: Fred Becker, Jack Coughlin, John DePol, Fritz Eichenberg, Raymond Gloeckler, James Grashow, Judith Jaidinger, Stefan Martin, Michael McCurdy, Barry Moser, Gillian Tyler, and Herbert Waters. Lynd Ward's previously unpublished print is not signed, due to Ward's death before the project was completed. Harold McGrath printed the blocks, which were cancelled at the end of the press run. Originally issued in a box at $1600, but only a few were made as they proved too expensive to produce. The wrapper-bound edition was issued at $625. Seven of the artists have died since their contribution to this project.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Oben und Unten». Bilder aus der Arbeitswelt 1924 - 1935.

      o. O., Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, 1985 - 48 x 32 cm, 19 Bl., 1 Photo, 15 Graphiken, Lose Bl. in Mappe., Neuwertig. Reproduktionen nach Linolschnitten. Ein Blatt vom Künstler handsigniert. Im Stil des konstruktiven Realismus zeigt Arntz Situationen aus der Welt der unteren Klassen. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        The Jumping Frog. The Private Printing of the Ã’Jumping FrogÓ Story. An Afterword by Mark Twain

      Easthampton: Cheloniidae Press, 1985. 8vo. unpaginated with numerous black and white illustrations by Alan James Robinson. Bound by Daniel Kelm at The Wide-Awake Garage in full calf with a green and tan frog (pre-jump) on the upper cover, (mid-flight) on each doublure, and (landing) on the lower cover. BinderÕs copy of the full leather edition (one of 20 copies). Signed by Robinson, who notes Ã’BinderÕs CopyÓ on edition limitation page in place of limitation number. Binding limitation page signed by Kelm. In a large linen box with a pull-out compartment containing a complete suite of artistÕs proof wood engravings, each signed by Robinson, a state-proof suite of prints also signed, and the artistÕs proof copy of the regular edition book. Fine in a slightly spotted linen box. This Cheloniidae edition of the Jumping Frog is from Mark TwainÕs Sketches, New and Old (1875). It contains three versions of the tale: the original, the version translated into French and the version "restored to the English after martyrdom in the French" by Twain. The afterword, "The Private Printing of the 'Jumping Frog' Story" by Samuel Clemens, first appeared in the North American Review (1894). A classic of American private press books and the most desirable copy imaginable.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Gordon Matta-Clark: A Retrospective

      Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA, Chicago), Chicago 1985 - First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated stiff wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Mixed-media works by Gordon Matta-Clark. Essays by Mary Jane Jacob and Robert Pincus-Witten. Interviews by Joan Simon. Includes a chronology, list of exhibitions and a bibliography. 152 pp., with numerous four-color and black-and-white plates. 12 x 10-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 5000 copies. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. CONDITION: Near Fine (moderate surface wear and wear to the extremities, else Fine). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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      - Madrid, 1985. Facsimil de la original de 1812. Cortes Generales editan. Terciopelo mudo con sobrecubierta plastica transparente. 97 pp. + 7 h. 41,5 x 26,5 cm. Cinta de registro con detalle de broche. Reproducción Facsimil de la original de 1812 celebrada en Cádiz que se conserva en el Congreso de los Diputados en Madrid. Edición de 2000 ejemplares. POLITICA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West

      Random House, New York 1985 - 1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to front end page (signature only). Remainder mark on top. Light ghosting on rear end page from previous laid-in article. 1" closed tear on top rear DJ spine (taped on obverse side of DJ). Creased on top rear DJ and one staple hole on rear DJ flap. $17.95 price on DJ flap. Author's scarce fifth novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        Blood Meridian

      Random House 1985 - Fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, no remainder mark on bottom edge. Tiny ding in bottom front edge of dj, as shown in the photos. States First Edition and complete row of numbers on the copyright page. Original price of $17.95 still on front flap of dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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 NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN and THE ROAD, 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 of the best fiction books for the previous 25 years. Near Fine/Near Fine. Four very light tape "ghosts" to the outside of the boards and a tiny (1/8") snag to the rear dust jacket panel -- a bright copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Natural History of Orkney

      London: Collins, (1985). . First edition, second state, 304 pp. 20 coloured and 113 black and white illustrations. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, very mild browning to the top edge of the lower wrapper and the spine, near fine. New Naturalist series no. 70.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Cote d'Azur Triangle. Etchings and lithographs by Mark Beard

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company. 1985. Signed, Limited Edition, one of 119 copies only on Rives BFK, all signed by the author and artist, hand set in Janson, lithographs and etchings pulled by the Printmaking Workshop of Bob Blackburn. Page size 12 x 14 inches. Bound by Gerard Charriere, in cloth of vibrant yellow, with title stamped in blue within a red triangle on front cover, housed in black clamshell box by Charriere, fine. & In this play by Harry Kondoleon, "A woman, her husband, and her husband&#39;s lover go up and down the Riviera only to be disappointed by the Riviera. The dullness of the Cote D&#39;Azur reveals to these Americans the dullness and impossibility of love...they tire of one another and pursue sex partners at random until they are attacked and consumed by sea dragons." Mark Beard&#39;s brilliant illustrations of these "two dimensional and ironic" characters, in their bathing suits and sunglasses, in saturated primary colors, and his flat presentation, are overwhelming in their impact of the characters&#39; vapidity. With illustrations such as Greek temple caryatids folding out to reveal the Cote d&#39;Azur and paper doll players, Beard&#39;s art inexpressibly moves the viewer to the inevitable crush by the dragon of these pitiable self-centered creatures. A brilliant mixture of wit and irony with difficult and innovative printmaking techniques producing prints with highly unusual textures, especially in the final fold out, which has an effect of great richness and mystery. One of the most exciting works from the already renowned livre d&#39;artiste oeuvre of Mark Beard. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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      Faksimile Verlag, Lucerne 1985 - Sieges, Assaults, Floods, and Burnings at the Stake,All in an Imposing Pigskin Binding. 391 x 273 mm (15 3/8 x 10 3/4"). 1035 pp. (in the facsimile). Two volumes (including commentary volume in German). No. 1 OF 980 COPIES. Stately replica blindstamped pigskin, covers with multiple floral frames, small rampant lion stamped in black ink on each central panel, raised bands, brass and leather clasps. With numerous large miniatures depicting battles, sieges, assaults, floods, fires, and the burning of two unfortunates at the stake. In mint condition. The Great Burgundian Chronicle, also called the "Zürcher Schilling" (after Zurich, where it is kept), is the most original and thorough book from the period on the Burgundian Wars between the Swiss Confederation and Charles the Bold. It was executed around 1480 in the tradition of the Bern chronicles begun by Konrad Justinger in 1420, and it is the most comprehensive of all chronicles ever carried out by Schilling. The Great Burgundian Chronicle gives a unique witness as the expression of a genuine patriot and does so without the heavy censorship that characterizes later, "official," versions of the text. One of the most important features of the manuscript's illustrations is the landscape in which the events take place. It hardly ever corresponds to topographic reality, but is rather based on the artist's imagination. The viewer sees the depicted scenes from above, being treated to fanciful versions of little towns, villages, and castles, all carefully inserted into a lovely (but imaginative) landscape of rolling hills. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        14 Partituren und 1 Text].

      Selbstverlag, (Wien, 1985 - 15 Hand-Siebdrucke (Serigrafien). Eines von 50 Exemplaren. (Wien, Selbstverlag 1985). 31 x 43 cm (Mappe). Enthält die Tafeln zu KENTRA, KYBERNETIKON KLANGRAUM ZENTRIFUGALES IN ZEITLUPE DOPPELSPIRALE GLOBUS (3 Tafeln) DAIDALIA RONDO SEISMOGRAFIE BIJUNKTION POLYCHRONON und die graphisch gestaltete Erklärung der Klangzeichen als Original-Handsiebdrucke (Serigrafien), meist weiß auf schwarz, je eine blaue und eine silberne Tafel. Eine seiner beiden Werkpublikationen in graphischer Notation, die er nach Oskar Rainer und Wassily Kandinsky weiterentwickelt hatte. Schwarze Mappe mit seiner charakteristischen, faksimilierten Signatur in Silberdruck. Krones S. 29. Der Komponist war in den entscheidenden Jahren des Wiener Aktionismus an deren Manifestationen zum Teil aktiv beteiligt und hatte zuvor auf Hermann Nitsch Einfluss ausgeübt. Schönes Exemplar. Selten. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Oficio de la Virgen : Vat. lat. 3781

      - Liturgia. Culto público. (091) Encuentro. Madrid. 1985 FACSIMIL 16 cm. il. col. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada con estuche. Colección 'Codices e Vaticanis selecti, quam simillime expressi iussu Ioannis Pauli PP II, consilio et opera curatorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae', 67. Tít. tomado del colofón. Reprod. facs. del ms. Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Facsímiles. Libros de horas. Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Incluye libro de acompañamiento. Estuche algo rozado en la parte superior del lomo. BC2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        The Pesach Haggadah in Memory of the Holocaust

      Jerusalem: Goldman&#39;s Art Gallery for The International Society for Yad Vashem, 1985. Loose_leaf. Fine. Wander, David.. The Pesach Haggadah in Memory of the Holocaust. Portfolio Illustrated by David Wander. Calligraphy and Micrography by Yonah Weinreb. Jerusalem: Goldman&#146;s Art Gallery for The International Society for Yad Vashem, 1985. Pages measure 15 inches x 20 1/2 inches. Unbound in leather portfolio case. Fine Condition.& & Limited Edition. Limited to 250 portfolios. The Holocaust Haggadah contains no representations of human figures or faces as a tribute to those no longer with us. Instead, the images recount prison camp garb, yellow stars, and barbed wire. It is a startlingly vibrant series of paintings consisting of 11 full page original prints all signed and numbered by the artist, 31 illuminated pages, and 13 black and white pages.&

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
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        The Cunning Little Vixen

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. (1985). First edition thus, with pictures by Maurice Sendak. Publisher&#39;s presentation issue. Full gray morocco gilt. One of a handful of copies, perhaps as few as five, prepared by the publisher for presentation to the author, and for very limited distribution from the publisher. Bound from the unbound sheets of the signed and limited edition, this copy Signed by Sendak, but unnumbered. Possibly the only copy ever to reach the marketplace, this copy was retained by the binder. We&#39;ve never seen another. Classic Czechoslovakian novel illustrated by Sendak. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Signed photographic portrait of Charles and Diana.

      1985 - 4-7/8 x 4 inches (image), in original leather presentation frame with the Prince of Wales's gilt emblem. Ever so slightly faded; otherwise fine. Signed and dated "Charles 1985" and signed "Diana." in the lower margin. This signed portrait was presented to an official in the Reagan Administration, at the time of the Royal visit to Washington, D.C. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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        HISTÒRIA DE LA LITERATURA CATALANA . 11 Vols. ( Part Antiga 4 Vols - Part Moderna 7 Vols. )

      Editorial : Ariel 1985 - Barcelona 1984 . 1985 . 1987 . 1988 Encuad : Guaflex (simil pell) amb daurats i sobrecoberta . 17,5 x 25cms. 523+527+549+538+505+541+714+637+510+461+662pag. Tema : Historia literatura Catalana . Llibres en bon estat .

      [Bookseller: montgiber]
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        La muraille de France ou la ligne Maginot : La fortification française de 1940, sa place dans l'évolution des systèmes fortifiés d'Europe occidentale de 1880 à 1945

      Gerard Klopp, Thionville 1985 - 1985. Großformat. 627 Seiten, reich illustr. Im Pappschuber. In frz. Sprache. Unummeriertes Exemplar der auf 500 Exemplare limitierten Aufl. Kleine Widmung. Mehrer Kilo schwer, erhöhte Versandkosten (Inland Euro 6,50) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fuchseck]
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        The Correspondence Of Charles Darwin. Volume One ( 1 ): 1821 - 1836 To Volume Nine ( 9 ): 1861. 9 Volumes In Total

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1985 - 9 volumes, hard cloth covers all in very clean, bright condition with similar green dust jackets, all first editions, 1985-1994, covering the correspondence of Charles Darwin from 1821 to 1861. An attractive, bright collection that will require an additional postage fee for international delivery, please contact for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clarendon Books P.B.F.A.]
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        "B" is for Burglar

      New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. (1985). First. First edition. A slight smudge on the front board else fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by Grafton. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Firecrest/Chivers Press, Bath, UK 1985 - Signed and dated 5/7/90 by McCammon on the title page. McCammons's first book. The usual light toning to pages. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. A superior copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Hunt for Red October, The

      Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1985. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 5th or later Edition. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis. [1985]. Seventh printing, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY, from the author to the publishers&#39; one-time dramatic rights agent, Gary Salt. Signed and inscribed on half-title page: "To Gary With gratitude and admiration for your fine (SPECTACULAR!!!) WORK on behalf of RED OCTOBER [signed] Tom Clancy." WITH A PRESENTATION PLAQUE FROM THE PUBLISHER to their film agent, a block of Lucite embedded with a replica of the book&#39;s dust jacket cover, above an embedded brass plaque engraved by the publisher with the words: "GARY SALT WITH APPRECIATION NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS." Even though this copy is not a first edition, its importance should not be underestimated, for, as the book reached its seventh printing, it was demonstratively clear to the author and the book&#39;s publisher that Gary Salt had taken an unknown author&#39;s first book and was able to see it made into a major picture. Clancy has gone on to write a number of best sellers, some of which have been made into other major motion pictures. The late Gary Salt was indeed an important agent who is greatly missed by his widow, friends, and clients. Traces of wrinkling to bottom tips and corners of dust jacket, traces of shelf wear to tips and corners of book otherwise fine in fine dust jacket with fine presentation plaque..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        Art Ancestral Du Gabon

      Nathan, Paris 1985 - In 4 relié toile sous jaquette illustrée, 238 pages, très nombreuses illustrations. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Case Analysis of financial regulation(Chinese Edition) JIN RONG JIAN GUAN AN LI PING XI

      Capital Trade Pub. Date :2011-04-01 version 1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 603 Publisher: Capital Trade Pub. Date :2011-04-01 version 1. Contents: Introduction to financial supervision and teaching case studies first financial supervision and financial sector stability and development Plaza Agreement the day after Yuan appreciation and its impact (1985) financial crisis in Albania (1992) Southeast Asian financial crisis (1997 to 1998) the Russian financial crisis (1998) Brazil&#39;s financial crisis (1999) Argentina&#39;s financial crisis (2.001 years) Dubai F... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

      [Bookseller: cninternationalseller]
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        Leo Wyatt's Little Book of Alphabets

      Printed and Published by The Florin Press, Biddenden, Kent First Edition . Biddenden 1985. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original quarter burgundy leather and white parchment covers, burgundy leather label with gilt title and author lettering to the front cover. 8vo. 8'' x 6''. Hand written number 40 of 150 Limited Edition copies and SIGNED. Printed by hand on two Albion presses, from the original wood blocks in Betty Wyatt's collection. The text is handset in Original Janson Antiqua. This is the first use both of a paper made specially for The Florin Press at Biddenden by Barcham Green, and of the device engraved by Simon Brett. The coloured inks were largely ground by hand from dry pigment and prepared varnish, and bound by Smith Settle. Fine condition book in Fine condition slip case. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0906715121 BOOKBINDING & PRINTING [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        The Carrionflower Writ [complete run of ten issues, from 1 to 9/10 and including 2a].

      Melbourne 'at Labassa': Nosukumo. to 1990 1985 - Each issue a single broadsheet, folded twice to make eight pages. On different light shades of paper. In good condition. An energetic collection of Australian 'poetry on the margins', with unconvential typography and striking illustration. Described, on cover of issue 3, as 'An art and literary broadsheet issued on an irregular basis'. Poets include Ian Birks, Jurate Sasnaitis, Philip Sipp, Kris Hemensley, Chris Mann, Raimondo Cortese, and Adrian Rawlins. Excessively scarce: no copies of any issues in the British Library, or recorded on COPAC, let alone a complete run.

      [Bookseller: Richard M. Ford Ltd]
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      Rome: Delfino, (1985). Folio. 106pp. According to the colophon, this is one of 1,200 copies. Illustrated with ten color lithographs after drawings by Henry Moore. The editor, Dr. Stanley Wells, notes in the Foreword that this work reveals an "unsuspected spiritual kinship between one of the greatest visual artists of the twentieth century and the enduring genius of Shakespeare," who shared a "mythical quality, shunning literalism," and connected with the collective unconscious in their art. Bound in brick red morocco over thick beveled boards, with a rectangular gilt-metal bas relief by Moore, titled "Hamlet&#39;s Dilemma," mounted to the front cover. The book fits into a vertical sculptural stand covered with red suede. Covers lightly sunned along the lines of the stand, else fine. Because only three institutional copies of this monumental work are recorded, and given the paucity of copies in commerce, it is not difficult to conclude that the edition was not completed.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Dance for Life

      Elysian Editions, Oakland 1985 - Folio. 1/50. Photographic portfolio in blue linen box. 12 hand-pulled photogravures on Arches paper (15" x 19"), signed by Margaretta Mitchell, of women and children dancing in the style of Isadora Duncan at Berkeley's Temple of Wings. Duncan's influence is apparent in the flowing costume, the classical open-air setting and the graceful, expressive gestures. Dance teacher Sulgwynn Boynton Quitzow is the daughter of Duncan's childhood friend, Florence Treadwell Boynton who shared Duncan's vision of life lived in harmony with nature and who dedicated the Temple of Wings in 1914 to the "democracy and freedom of women." Quitzow and her daughter have kept Duncan's legacy alive for two generations, teaching dance at the Temple of Wings, where Mitchell has been photographing for two decades. Letterpress text pages: title, four pages of text (including historical photographs and text on the friendship of Boyton and Duncan in Oakland, plus a statement by Kevin Starr), a poem by Stephen Mitchell and colophon. Images: Caryatid (1970), Sulgwynn Quitzow, Spring Festival (1972), Weaving Garlands (1980), Come and Dance with Me (1970), Sisters (1977), Finale: Southern Roses (1981), Procession (1978), Victory (1978), Blessed Spirits (1978), Flinging the Veil (1978), Benediction (1977), Thanksgiving (1979). A timeless and lyrical set of b/w photographs. Fine condition. Mitchell is an author and curator in addition to being a photographer. Her work has been exhibited by museums throught the United States and she has lectured both in the U.S. and Europe. The portfolio images were included in the 1985 Oakland Museum exhibit "Dance For Life: The Bay Area Legacy of Isadora Duncan." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Pinball, 1973

      (Tokyo): Kodansha. (1985). The first English language edition of his second book and the second book in the "Trilogy of the Rat," following Hear the Wind Sing and preceding The Wild Sheep Chase. A small, pocket-sized paperback, in the Kodansha English Library series, a series intended to allow Japanese readers to read Japanese books in English; the notes in the back -- themselves an unusual feature in a book of fiction -- translate English colloquialisms into Japanese characters. Owner name and date inside the rear cover under flap; otherwise a near fine copy in wrappers in a near fine dust jacket nicked at the crown and with a corner crease to the front flap. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Sunrise With Seamonsters: Travels & Discoveries 1964-1984

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1985. First. First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to his sister: "To Mary with love, Paul," and additionally Signed by him on the title page. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pinball 1973

      Kodansha, Tokyo 1985 - True 1st edition 1st printing, of the 1st English language edition, only published in Japan, paperback original in unclipped jacket. Both book and jacket in near fine condition with no inscriptions small handwritten price to rear jacket. Not a book club edition, ex library or a remainder. Scans available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mungobooks]
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        The Image & Other Stories

      Farrar, Straus, 1985. First.. Hardbound. d.j. yellowed slightly at the extremities else a fine copy. Inscribed by Singer to his wife, "To Alma my darling with love and kisses (J. M. Pig). May 23rd, 1985.. 310 pp

      [Bookseller: riverrun book shop]
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