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        British Warblers

      London: Collins, (1985). . First edition, second state, 8vo, 432 pp. 6 colour plates and 177 illustrations in the text. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, spine slightly sunned, near fine. New Naturalist series no. 71.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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      Sonnabend Gallery, New York 1985 - Sonnabend Gallery 1985. 36 Imagenes de las obras de Peter Fischli & David Weiss - 21 x 16,5 cm. Gastos de envío a cargo del comprador [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Saffo. Dieci acqueforti originali di Alberto Manfredi.

      Les Voleurs de Gravures,, Strasburgo 1985 - pp. 52 con 10 quartini contenenti ognuno una grande acquaforte numerata e firmata. Rara opera di grande suggestione e rarità. Citatato in Dall'Aglio, Manfredi illustratore, n. 94. Leg. a fogli sciolti, cop. con un linoleum al piatto, custodia. Tirat. di 80 + 10 esempl. fuori commercio.

      [Bookseller: Studio bibliografico LE MUSE]
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        Methoden der Organischen Chemie ; Erweiterungs- und Folgebände zur 4. Aufl. ; Bd. E11: Organische Schwefel-Verbindungen, Teil 2.

      Stuttgart, Thieme, 1985.. 4., völlig neu gestaltete Auflage. ca. 850 S. Hardcover. Exemplar aus ehem. Lehrbuchbestand; mit üblichen Merkmalen. Einband foliert mit Lagerspuren. Innen ist das Buch gepflegt und sauber. 3132181048

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Modern Art of Japan, Since 1950 = [Nihon Gendai Bijutsu]. Contents: [1] Sculpture -- [2] Craft -- [3]-[5] Painting. [Complete in 5 Volumes]

      Tokyo-To Mitaka-Shi : Keishosha, 1985- 0 - Description: v. : chiefly ill. (some col. ) ; 35 cm. Subjects: Art, Japanese--20th century. Series: Masterpieces in the museum = [Bijutsukan shuzo meisaku shirizu]. An exceptional set; all fine copies in like dust wrappers and matching slip-cases. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new 10 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, The Locked Room (Signed Lettered Edition)

      Sun and Moon Press 1986, 1986, Los Angeles 1985 - First edition, three volumes. Each volume one of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by the author. Fine and unread in Fine dust jackets. The lettered editions of the three titles were issued separately and over a period of about three years. The rarest edition of Auster's masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Chant funèbre pour Ignacio Sánchez Mejías / Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías. [Illustré de gravures à l'eau-forte, à l'aquatinte et à la manière noire d'Orlando Pelayo]

      Les Bibliophiles de Provence, Marseille 1985 - Sl [Marseille], Les Bibliophiles de Provence, 1985. 39,5 x 29 cm, in-folio, 4 ff. bl. - 26 ff. n. ch. comportant un frontispice gravé en noir (portrait de Garcia Lorca), 4 gravures à pleine page et 1 gravure à double page - 4 ff. bl., en feuilles sous couverture lie-de-vin rempliée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Tirage unique à 145 exemplaires sur grand vélin d'Arches, celui-ci parmi les 10 exemplaires de présents et d'archives, justifié hors commerce. Superbes compositions mixtes en noir et en couleurs d'Orlando Pelayo. Texte bilingue français / espagnol. A l'état de neuf. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        A Paris Visit

      The Grenfell Press, [New York 1985 - First edition. Folio. Three broadsides. Approximately 8.5" x 20". Folded once at center fine. Separate sheets from bound set issued with illustrations by R.B. Kitaj. Each contains two poems, except last sheet that contains only one. All five part are present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      New York: Harper & Row, (1985). Bottom corner of the rear board bumped, else near fine in a near fine jacket, housed in a custom-made clamshell slipcase.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED on two occasions by Andy Warhol: once on the dust jacket and again on the second page, next to an image of the Washington Monument. He has additionally written "RICHard Nixon" and drawn a heart next to the second signature. Warhol's paean to the Good Life.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      Clarke Irwin, Toronto 1985 - Davies, Robertson. THE INTRODUCTION TO THE PAPERS OF SAMUEL MARCHBANKS. N.P., N.D. [Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1985]. Softcover. First edition. Presentation Copy. 8vo., (ii), 12, (2, blank) pp, cream card covers, stapled. printed in maroon. An advance promotional booklet containing the Davies introduction to the book of the same name published by Irwin in the fall of 1985. This copy inscribed to Davies's editor /publisher at Viking [who published the book in the US], Elizabeth Sifton in his inimitable lovely calligraphic-like presentation: "Robertson Davies / For Elizabeth Sifton / Midsummer Eve 1985". Superb Association Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        O. M. Theater Lesebuch

      [Vienna:] Freibord,, 1985. Octavo. Original brown calf, titles to spine and upper board in blind. Lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. Second edition. One of a limited edition of 50 copies specially bound, signed by the author, and with a piece of fabric covered in goat's blood tipped-in on the half-title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die wilden Schwänze mit den lahmen Affen

      - Orig.-Radierung, 1985/95 auf Japan-Papier Bunko-Shi. Drucker Willi Jesse, Berlin. Vom Künstler in der Platte monogrammiert. Verso mit Stempel: Nachlaß Horst Janssen, Platte von 1985, bleistiftsigniert von Lanne Janssen 1996. Editionsverzeichnis der Griffelkunst Vereinigung Hamburg E 241, 1995. - Motiv 27,5 x 22,5 auf Blatt 41,5 x 32,5. * Sehr gut erhalten. - Horst Janssen war ein bedeutender deutscher Zeichner und Grafiker, der trotz künstlerisch-technischer Experimentierfreudigkeit in seinen Arbeiten deutlich traditionell-graphische Elemente pflegte und in individueller Ausdrucksweise zur Perfektion brachte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lang, Wiesbaden & Rennerod]
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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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        THE NEW YORK TRILOGY: City of Glass - Ghosts - The Locked Room

      Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press. 1985, 1986, 1986. - Auster, Paul. THE NEW YORK TRILOGY: City of Glass. Ghosts. The Locked Room. Signed. Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press. 1985, 1986, 1986. Three Volumes. First Edition, first printings of Paul Auster''s signature work, Signed by Paul Auster in Ghosts and The Locked Room. City Of Glass, Edgar Award nominee, in the rather uncommon first issue pictorial dustwrapper. Ghosts and The Locked Room in third state dustwrappers with the publisher's sun and moon logo printed at the heel of the spine. Near fine or better copies in navy cloth, gilt titles in near fine or better dustwrappers. 8vo. 203 pp., 96 pp., 179 pp. A sparkling set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        THE TENTH MAN.:

      Bodley,, London 1985 - (Codice LH0184) In 8° (20,5 cm) 158 pp. Prima edizione. Bella dedica firmata dell'autore con data 6/VI/85. Cartone editoriale, titolo oro, sovraccoperta. Ottimo stato // First edition. Nice dedication signed by the author at the first white page. Hardcover, gilted title, DJ. Mint. Euro 430 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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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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      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]

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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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