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        Sorstalanság (Fateless)

      Budapest: Szepirodalmi, 1985. Hungarian edition published in 1985. Original wrappers as issued. Warmly inscribed by Kertesz. In near fine condition. Sorstalanság" [Fateless] is a semi-autobiographical story about a 15-year-old Hungarian György sent to Auschwitz and Buchenwald. He's forced to become a man, finds happiness in the middle of hatred, and learns what it really means to be Jewish. Made into a well-received motion picture.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Star Man's Son (original acrylic painting & sketches for cover art) [Rare, signed framed original painting and sketches for Star Man's Son and First Printing of book.]

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

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        *Der Betrieb Wochenschrift für Betriebswirtschaft Steuerrecht Wirtschaftsrecht Arbeitsrecht - Konvolut - Jahrgänge: Mindestens 40 Bücher von Ende der 60er bis 2011

      Düsseldorf, Frankfurt : Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt. 1985. Gewebe ohne Schutzumschlag (Blauer Leinen). Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe Gebrauchsspuren;

      [Bookseller: Firma Gebrauchtbücherlogistik (Versand m]
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        Auch ein Totentanz 1972.

      Berlin, Selbstvlg., 1985 - Quer Kl.8°, 19 Bl., 17 Orig.-Radierungen, OHLwd., Auflage Nr. 17 von 25 arab. num. Exemplaren. Der bekannte Maler und Grafiker Manfred Butzmann aus Ostberlin, unermüdlicher Kämpfer gegen Willkür und Dummheit ? damals und heute ? schuf diesen Totentanz 1972. Er wurde 1985 als Buch bei Ernst Lau gedruckt und in der Werkstatt Hubert Görlitz unter Verwendung eines Marmorpapiers von Ilona Ruckriegel gebunden. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Sketchbook 1980

      Much Hadham: Raymond Spencer Company Ltd, 1985 - No. 181 of 350 signed copies. 8vo. Facsimile sketchbook. [86] pp. With separate Catalogue by Ann Garrould. Maroon cloth. Fine. In original clamshell box [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotives

      Toronto: Railfare Enterprises Limited [0-919130-34-8] 1985, 1st Edition. () 464pp. Fine. Large quarto. Special edition bound in 1 / 4 burgundy suede over gray textured cloth boards. Housed in full burgundy suede slipcase. Glit lettering to spine of book. Two cloth bookmarks bound in. Book is in fine condition with no bumping or wear. Internally free of markings. Slipcase has some rubbing to the foot of the spine and to the rear board. A lavishly bound copy of the popular standard reference to Canadian Pacific steam locomotives. Illustrated with hundreds of photos, many in colour, of locomotives along with tables of specifications for some of the trains, an extensive roster of CPR locomotives, and locomotive diagrams. An excellent copy of an authoritative text on Canadian Pacific steam locomotives. Boldly signed by Lavallee on the title..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Ohne Titel. Farbige Radierung u. Aquatinta. 1985. In Bleistift unten rechts signiert u. datiert: "Urs Lüthi 85", links nummeriert u. bez. XIII/XV E.A.

      . 16,8 : 18,8 cm auf Kupferdruck 43,3 : 32,1 cm. - Gerahmt.. Mason 186. - Aus dem Portfolio das die Vorzugsausgabe des Katalogs zur Internationalen Triennale für Originalgraphik begleitete. Die Auflage erschien in 50 arabisch u. 10 römisch nummerierten Exemplaren. Hier einer der 15 epreuves d'artiste. - Unten Mitte mit dem Trockenstempel des Druckers Peter Kneubühler, Zürich.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Banks' Florilegium: plants collected on Captain James Cook's First Voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour 1768-1771 [Madeira section only].

      London: Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), 1985. - Eleven copper engraved plates, à la poupée and finished by hand, each with the publisher's and printer's blindstamp, numbered and initialed by the printer, in window mounts with title, loosely contained in cloth-backed portfolios, in the publisher's spectacular solander box as issued. The Madeira section only of the Alecto Banks' Florilegium. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Max Laeuger : (1864 - 1952) ; sein graphisches, kunsthandwerkliches u. keramisches Oeuvre. Elisabeth Kessler-Slotta

      Saarbrücken : Saarbrücker Druckerei u. Verl., 1985.. 487 S. : 121 Ill. ; 28 cm Pp.. Gutes Exemplar 3921646898

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schwörer]
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        Cap-aux-Diamants Collection De 91 Volumes

      Les éditions Cap-aux-Diamants, Québec - De vol. 1 no. printemps 1985 à no 91 automne 207 inclusif. Tous en parfait condition Poids 23 kg ou 50 lbs. Il est possible de ce procurer les numéros suivant sur le site Internet de Cap-aux-Diamants Ils sont présentement au no. 117 Une vrai référence pour l'éducation en milieu scolaire PayPal de préférence 8 1\2 x 11 Inches [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Colline Bunker Books]
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        Collected Papers on Mathematics, Logic, and Philosophy

      Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1985 - very good+ to near fine original cloth hardcover in vg+ dustjacket, 412 pp, no markings, binding tight, slight foxing to edges, a short closed tear to the back of dj Size: 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Secret Knowledge Books]
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        La forme d'une ville

      Paris, José Corti 1985 - Livre d'occasion 18,8 x 12 cm, broché, couv. illustrée du plan de la ville de Nantes, 3 ff. n. ch. (blanc, faux-titre, titre), 213 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale sur papier d'édition (après 125 ex. sur Rhapsodie d'Arjomari). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au critique littéraire Jacques Brenner. Très bon état, complet de la bande annonce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Fall of the House of Usher

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1985 Elephant Folio (16.0 in. by 12.0 in.); 26pp.; signed by the illustrator and Raphael Soyer; Limited Editions Club Letter laid-in; fine hardcover; very good clamshell case; lightly worn clamshell case edges; offset to front panel; crisp; clean; bright ..

      [Bookseller: The Chisholm Trail Bookstore]
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        The Convict

      Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 1985. A short story collection, one of the author's scarcest trade books, published prior to Burke's success with the award-winning Dave Robicheaux mystery series. There was a simultaneous softcover issue, which is itself moderately uncommon, but the hardcover issue, of which this is one, is legendary in its scarcity. It has been reported that only 500 copies were bound up in cloth, most of which -- coming as they did from a university press publisher not widely distributed in the book trade -- would have been earmarked directly for libraries. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        SUNRISE WITH SEAMONSTERS. TRAVELS & DISCOVERIES. Signed.

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1985 - Important Presentation & Association Copy. 8vo. 365 pp. First Edition Inscribed By Paul Theroux to Nobel Prize winning Trinidadian author V.S. Naipaul on the front free endpaper, 'For Vidia, To mark twenty years of friendship - if you only knew how your good influence has kept me on the straight and narrow, with love, Paul' and additionally Signed by Theroux on the title-page. Theroux's friendship with Naipaul had spanned decades, Theroux penning, "V.S. Naipaul: An Introduction to His Work", in admiration of his mentor, and to mark their friendship's decline and fall, "Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents". A near fine copy, (slight bump to the top of the front board), in 1/4 turquoise cloth over grey paper covered boards, black and silver titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with light overall use. An extraordinary presentation & association copy and now a piece of literary history as the original appearance on the rare book market of three early Theroux titles [Fong and the Indians, Sinning with Annie; and V.S. Naipaul: An Introduction to his Work.] inscribed to Naipaul & his first wife Pat, precipitated a series of explosive exchanges between Theroux & Naipaul that helped dash their 30 plus year friendship into so much literary dust. This was Naipaul's own copy of this collection of essays, and it includes Theroux's excellent portrait of Naipaul which he, Naipaul did not entirely appreciate. Their relations had turned bitter about the time that Theroux discovered that Nadira, Naipaul's new wife had arranged to sell his Theroux books. Notwithstanding the ensuing tumult, the wonderful inscription tells volumes about the relationship of these two accomplished writers who shared so much greatness together. In the end, the pluses will count for much more than their bruised egos. Certainly, the most important copy, ever. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

      Random House, 1985-02-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Almost like new. Fresh unmarked hardcover, tight and square with sharp corners, appears unread. Unclipped dustjacket with very light wear including a 1/16 inch tear to the top back edge, very light rub primarily to back corners and spine tail, and two tiny dimples over the front hinge. Now in fresh mylar. NY: Random House, 1985. Stated First Edition with full (2..) number line, 1st printing. 337 pages. - The authors fifth novel, considered one of the best novels of the late 20th century. A historical novel set in 1849-1850 southwest US and northern Mexico, violent and unforgiving. - - Wrapped, boxed and promptly shipped with tracking provided.

      [Bookseller: 4Shadows Books]
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        The Girl Who Heard Dragons.

      New Castle, VA : Cheap Street, 1985. - 91 pp. : illustrated ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 0941826163 ; LCCN: 86-208953 ; OCLC: 16140950 ; LC: PZ7.M122834 ; "Limited edition of 199 copies" ; "After the loss of their Hold, Aramina and her family search for a permanent home on Pern and find their journey endangered as others discover Aramina's secret, that she has the rare power of understanding the speech of dragons"--Abstract ; brown textured cloth with paste-down spine label with gold lettering, in wood-grained textured, red and gold paper dust jacket, in slightly scuffed slipcase ; "The Girl Who Heard Dragons was printed by hand a Cheap Street in an edition of one hundred ninety-nine copies, including twelve lettered books. Each book was numbered and signed by Anne McCaffrey and Jusy King -Rieniets. The Collector's Edition of one hundred thirty-seven copies was printed on Curtis Tweedweave text with Tweedweave endpapers. These books are bound in Japanese cloth with handmade paste paper dust wrappers from the Maziarczyk Paperwooks. Each book is slipped into a case made by Judi Conant."; this copy of the first set of 199 copies is number 154, and SIGNED by Anne McCaffrey and Judy King-Rieniets ; dark brown textured hand-made paper endpages and flyleaves ; FINE (book) /FINE (dustjacket) /VG (slipcase) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books]
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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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        COTE D'AZUR TRIANGLE.|THE

      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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        FACE TO FACE. TWELVE CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS INTERPRET THEMSELVES IN A LIMITED EDITION OF ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVINGS

      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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        CONSTITUCION POLITICA DE LA MONARQUIA ESPAÑOLA 1812

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

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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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]

      [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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