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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.

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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= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/7449.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        DIE GROSSE BURGANDER CHRONIK [THE GREAT BURGUNDIAN CHRONICLE], "ZÜRCHER SCHILLING."

      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]

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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]

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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.&

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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]

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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 .

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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]

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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. .

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        BAAL

      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.

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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]

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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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        Hamlet

      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.

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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. .

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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]

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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

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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.

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        Icelandic River Saga

      Canada: Saga. Hardcover. 838 pages. "Even though the geographic limitations of this work are prescribed by the boundaries of a specific Icelandic settlement, its general scope and extensive background research defy this narrow categorization. The author not only traces the history of the settlement itself, from its beginnings to recent times, he includes a great deal of material of potential interest to those who may have only tenuous links with the Icelandic cultural heritage, at the same time establishing ties between thousands of Icelandic-North Americans and their native Iceland.... The author&#39;s disciplined approach has made the writing of this book an arduous task, but at the same time his stringent demands upon himself have enhanced the scholarly merit of his work immeasurably. Virtually unaided, the author has now completed and seen through to publication a more meticulous piece of research than any previously undertaking in the field of Icelandic ethnic history." - Haraldur Bessason, Professor and Head , Department of Icelandic Language and Literature, University of Manitoba. As is common with this title, the binding of this copy is over-matched by the considerable weight of the book, resulting in the binding being relatively loose/tender but still intact. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Average wear. A worthy copy of this treasured reference. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

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        George Sand in Majorca (Texthefte auf Englisch/Französisch/Spanisch).

      New Seizin Press Mallorca 1985 - Original Leinen-Kassette. JPG-Bilder können auf Anfrage zugesandt werden Mit einer separaten Folge von numerierten Original Radierungen von Nils Burwitz. Eins von 75 nummerierten Exemplaren: Nr. VI. Signiert vom Künstler selbst. Alle Radierungen vom Künstler selbst signiert und numeriert. Tomas Graves - der Sohn vom Robert Graves - liess 11 Seiten davon nachdrucken und von seiner Schwester Lucia Graves, ins französische und katalanische übersetzen. Jede Kassette wurde mit handgewebtem und -bedrucktem Leinen bezogen (von Joseph Rocamora/Barcelona). Der Text wurde in Monotype Garamond gesetzt und auf Super Alfa (250 g) gedruckt. Der Text des britischen Dichters Robert Graves beschreibt die unglücklichen Monate, die die französische Schriftstellerin George Sand mit Frédéric Chopin - ihrem Liebhaber - während des Winters 1839/1840 in Valldemossa verbrachte. Weitere Ausgaben befinden sich in der: New York Public Library, der State University of New York auf Buffallo (Rara-Sammlung), Victoria & Albert Museum, National Gallery/Kapstadt, University of the Witwatersrand/Johannesburg 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Keith Haring (SIGNED by Keith Haring: a poster)

      Leo Castelli & Tony Shafrazi 1985 - This poster is hand SIGNED & dated by Keith Haring; the poster was signed & dated by Keith Haring and given away at Shafrazi Gallery Nov. 9th, 1985; photo by Ivan Dalla Tana, designed by H H A; paper size: 24 x 16-3/4in; red text at bottom "KEITH HARING, Tony Shafrazi - Painting 163 Mercer Street - Octocber 26-November 20; LEO CASTELLI, Sculptures 142 Greene Street, October 26-November 23"; printed on a bright shiny poster paper; on the right edge is a faint simi -circule imprint with a very tiny dink in the circular part; a few invisible creases that can really only be seen on the back, otherwise overall the poster is in almost VERY GOOD COND. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        India of Rajahs

      Published by Franco Maria Ricci, Milan and Printed in Parma First Edition . Milan 1985. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original beautiful black silk covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour onlay and gilt lettering to the front cover. Folio 12'' x 12''. The handmade paper has been specially made at Fabriano in the pietro Miliani papermill. Contains 268 printed pages of English text with full-page tipped-in sepia archive photographs, stunning full-page tipped-in colour plates, and full-page colour photographs on black coated paper, tipped-in colour colophon. Number 1336 of 5000 Limited Edition copies bound in silk. Loosely inserted is an 'Updated list of credits' card, and a 'Controllato, Checked, Controlé' card. Fine condition book in Fine condition matching black clamshell box with paper title label to the spine of the box, unused and unopened new book. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 8821631028 INDIA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El amor en los tiempos del Cólera

      Bogota: Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985 First edition, limited issue of 1,000 copies. Signed by García Márquez and additionally stamped and signed by Colombian authorities on the limitation page. Publisher&#39;s white cloth, spine lettered in black; in the original white dust jacket, with a steamboat illustration to the front panel in black and yellow, photograph of the author to the rear panel, lettered in white. About near fine, with a hint of wear to the extremities, bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear to the extremities, minor creasing to the spine ends, a few faint hints of minor soiling to the otherwise clean panels, else fine. A beautiful copy. 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&#39;s parents&#39; 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 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. 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. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Paysages photographies

      Hazan, France 1985 - 518 b/n. Lingua: francese

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        Paysages photographies. La mission photographique de la Datar. Travaux en cours1984-1985

      Hazan, Paris 1985 - 518 b/n. Lingua: francese

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        MADMAN'S HOLIDAY: FREDRIC BROWN IN THE DETECTIVE PULPS, VOL. 3

      Dennis McMillan Publications, Volcano, HI 1985 - Number 313 of 350 numbered copies signed by Newton Baird who wrote the introduction. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Über physiologie & lust & liebe. einmalige ausgabe [Unikat]. Mit 13 Originalpastellzeichnungen von Sigrid Eisendle auf schwarzem Karton und 23 Blatt eigenh. Text in schwarz und rot. 4 S. Typoskript des Textes mit eigenh. Signatur "A'dam 17.7.985" beiliegend.

      amsterdam/hameth/wien 1985 - amsterdam/hameth/wien 1985. 21,7 x 30,5 cm. Deckel mit Kleisterpapier über Textilgitter gezogen. 1. und einzige Ausgabe des Künstlerbuches, an dem seine geschiedene Ehefrau, die Malerin Sigrid Eisendle, und der gemeinsame Sohn Thomas (als Buchbinder) beteiligt waren. Der sexuell gesättigte Text ist in Amsterdam entstanden, wo der Dichter (1939-2003) eine zeitlang gewohnt hat (Albert Cuyp Straat 132, nicht im Zentrum, nahe dem Rijksmuseum) und von Peter Zach und Heinz Trenczak besucht und gefilmt worden ist, woraus 1986 eine Filmdokumentation hergestellt wurde. Im Entstehungsjahr gab das Eisendletrio eine Gemeinschaftsaktion in der Alten Schmiede, von Trenczak gleichfalls mit der Kamera aufgenommen (Fraction Action Number One). Zum 70. Geburtstag Eisendles hat das Literaturhaus Graz eine Ausstellung veranstaltet, die einige vergleichbare Stücke gezeigt hat, allesamt von Kurt Kalb erworben, der einer jener Wiener gewesen ist, die Eisendle diese Produktionen abgenommen und ihn solcherart unterstützt haben, weil sein Auskommen trotz zahlreicher Publikationen beschränkt war. Hameth war der Wohnort Thomas Eisendles in Niederösterreich. - &#132;Der Maler macht Gedanken zu Bildern, der Literat die Bilder zu Gedanken. Die weiße Magie der Kunst wendet sich damit gegen die schwarze Magie der Wissenschaft." Dieser Text ist unveröffentlicht. Am hinteren Innendeckel vom Verfasser eigenh. signiert und datiert, der Künstlerin "zu Berlin Juni 1985" desgleichen, sowie mit dem Eindruck versehen: Mad in Hameth Thomas Eisendle' wiederholt. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        1985 Interpolis Chess Touramnet, Tilburg (Score Sheets)

      Interpolis, Tilburg 1985 - 14 (11 3/4" x 8 1/4") original score sheets in Tony Miles's hand. Two of the score sheets were not signed (Dzindzichashvili and Ljubojevic. . The Tilburg chess tournament was a series of very strong chess tournaments held in the Tilburg, The Netherlands. It was established in 1977 and ran continuously through 1994 under the sponsorship of Interpolis, an insurance company. Fontys Hogescholen shortly revived the tournament series from 1996 to 1998, when the last edition was played. Since 1994 there is another annual chess tournament taking place in Tilburg, which has the name De Stukkenjagers, the field is generally much weaker than the traditional Tilburg tournament. The 9th Annual Interpolis Chess Tournament held in Tilburg, the Netherlands in 1985 was a category XV event. The eight participants of the double round robin were (in order of ELO): Jan Timman (2640), Viktor Korchnoi (2630), Robert Huebner (2620), Ljubomir Ljubojevic (2615), Lev Polugaevsky (2600), Oleg Romanishin (2590), Roman Dzindzichashvili (2570), and the previous year's winner, Anthony Miles (2560). This year marked the shift in the Interpolis event at Tilburg from a round robin to a double round robin. It was during the third round game against Romanishin that Miles began to suffer extreme back pain. He was forced to take powerful painkillers and lie flat on a massage table during his games in order to participate in the remaining rounds. However, this didn't stop Miles from winning his second title in a row, sharing it this time with Korchnoi and Huebner. Condition: Some creases where once folded and light edge wear else all in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        EIGHTEEN PORTRAITS. ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY MAURICE GROSSER

      Vincent Fitzgerald and Company. 1985 - Folio about 18 x 15"; EIGHTEEN PORTRAITS. 1985. #46 of 120 signed. [Grosser, Maurice/Fine Printing]. Consists of 18 lithographed portraits by Grosser, each preceded by the musical score to a song by Thomson, in 20 unbound gatherings (mostly 4to, some folio, with the title leaf/contents and limitation accounting for a total of 2 gatherings). Lithographs pulled at Bob Blackburn&#146;s Printmaking Workshop by Jennifer Lynch, Agnes Murray, and Holly Sears. Musical score printed by Wild Carrot Letterpress. All but 1 lithograph is initialed in pencil by Grosser in margin at lower right; most lithographs also numbered at lower left. #46 of 120 on handmade Crisbrook paper, signed in ink by Virgil Thomson and Maurice Grosser on limitation leaf. Unbound as issued, in publisher's blue cloth clamshell case. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
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        Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

      Pandora Press, 1985 - 8vo One very light crease along spine and upper hinge but otherwise an extremely nice copy Winner of the Whitbread Prize for First Novel 1985. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        MOUNTBATTEN: The Official Biography

      London: Collins, 1985. First edition, Special issue, one of 25 copies only, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf in London. A fine colour photograph of Mountbatten to the verso of the front cover and a fine, black and white photograph at the rear, numerous black & white photos throughout and folding plate of the Mountbatten family tree. Thick 8vo, beautifully bound in full blue crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf of London, the spine with gilt stopped raised bands, gilt ruled panels and central gilt tooled decoration within the compartments, two compartments lettered in gilt, one with red morocco onlay, silk end-leaves and photographic pastedowns, a.e.g., in a specially made blue protective slipcase. 786 pp. A mint copy. FIRST AND LIMITED EDITION, SPECIALLY BOUND AND ISSUED IN A LIMITATION OF 25 COPIES ONLY, SIGNED BY ZEIGLER AND ALSO BY MOUNTBATTEN&#146;S DAUGHTER, The Countess Mountbatten of Burma. A wonderful biography of Mountbatten, following both his illustrious life and professional and patriotic career. The foreword, by the Countess Mountbatten of Burma, is signed at its foot by her. For this "official" biography the author was given access to Mountbatten personal archives at Broadlands, the family home, and had the cooperation of many family members and close friends, but he was subject to no editorial limitations--the decision as to what was included was entirely his.

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        The Polar Express

      Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395389496 . Text is clean. True first edition: number string starts with &#39;1&#39;, No Caldecott sticker on dust jacket, DJ price is 15.95. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket shows light wear at corners, with tiny closed tear at lower corner of front cover. ; 1986 Caldecott Winner. ; Color Illustrations; 0.48 x 9.22 x 11.24 Inches; 32 pages .

      [Bookseller: Dan Glaeser Books]
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