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      Eindhoven, 1985 - Eindhoven, 1985. Acrylic in red and blue on wood, 11,2 x 17,7 x 6 cms. and purple on board, 11 x 12,8 x 1 cms. Acrylic painting in blue and red on the lid and bottom of a wooden cigar box and in purple on the lid of a cardboard cigar box. On the inside of the wooden box the explanation with small drawing for nailing up, signed 'Piet Dirkx 1985' and annotated 'Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, 6/12/85 - 5/1/85 (sic)', all in pencil. This exhibited at Van Abbemuseum, 1985, on the occasion of the exhibition on Dirkx, held December 1985 to January 1986. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        The Monkey Wrench Gang

      Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Pr, 1985. First Edition Thus 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Crumb, R. . Tenth anniversary edition, illustrated by R. Crumb. Signed on first free endpaper. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has a few small tears on edges. Binding tight, interior is clean.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Gesammelte Werke in sieben Bänden. Hrsg. v. Helmut Braun.

      Frankfurt/M.: S. Fischer, 1985.. 7 Bände (komplett). 368, 307, 357, 243, 333, 406, 399 S. 8°. Originalleinen mit Originalumschlag.. Gut erhalten. 1. Die Erde war ein atlasweißes Feld. Gedichte 1927-1956. 1. Aufl. 1985. / 2. Die Sichel mäht die Zeit zu Heu. Gedichte 1957-1965. 1. Aufl. 1985. / 3. Hügel aus Äther unwiderruflich. Gedichte und Prosa 1966-1975. 1. Aufl. 1984. / 4. Im Aschenregen die Spur deines Namens. Gedichte und Prosa 1976. 1. Aufl. 1984. / 5. Ich höre das Herz des Oleanders. Gedichte 1977-1979. 1. Aufl. 1984. / 6. Wieder ein Tag aus Glut und Asche. Gedichte 1980-1982. 1. Aufl. 1986. / 7. Und preise die kühlende Liebe der Luft. Gedichte. 1983-1987. 1. Aufl. 1988. *****Bei Lieferungen an NEUKUNDEN und KUNDEN im AUSLAND behalten wir uns Vorkasse vor. *****

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ballon + Wurm GbR]
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        Le Jardin des caresses. Illustré de lithographies originales par Alain Bonnefoit.

      Bièvres, Pierre et Philippe de Tartas, 1985. - In-8, 176 pp. Reliure pleine basane maroquinée havane mosaïquée, richement décorée, 3 tranches dorées, dans une boite format in-4, reliure éditeur. Cet ouvrage précieux édité par P et P de Tartas au Moulin de Vaubayen à Bièvres en Essone a été composé en Souvenir de corps 12 et achevé d'imprimer sur les presses de Daneil Odent pour le texte et sur les presses de Art-Estampe par Jean-Michel Machet et Alain Cosson pour les lithographies originales en couleurs. Tirage limité à 2.011 exemplaires. UN DES 30 EXEMPLAIRES SUR JAPON NACRE comportant les lithographies tirées sur soie, certaines sur double-page. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z]
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        A Mathematical Theory of Communication" in Bell System Technical Journal 27, No. 3, July 1948, pp. 379-592 with No. 4, October 1948

      TWO VOLUME FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN HANDSOMELY RENDERED FACSIMILE WRAPS of one of the founding works on information theory, Claude Shannon's "A Mathematical Theory of Communication." In this landmark paper on information theory -- the most famous in its field -- Shannon began by "observing that the fundamental problem of communication is that of reproducing at one point either exactly or approximately a message selected at another point" (Bose, Information Theory, 49). In short, the problem was how to keep the message from becoming distorted in transit. Shannon's extraordinary idea was that basic principles of binary or digital information can be related to fundamental physical laws. Toward that end, he provided a mathematical theory for encoding information by applying a value to it -- either 0 or 1. This formulation is commonly known as the basis for digital communications. Additionally, Shannon he demonstrated that mathematics could be used to calculate the theoretical maximum amount of information carried by a communications system based upon the physical laws of thermodynamics. Shannon's work so thoroughly established the foundations of information theory that his framework and terminology remain the standard today" (ibid). "At the heart of the theory was a new conceptualization of information. To make communication theory a scientific discipline, Shannon needed to provide a precise definition of information that transformed it into a physical parameter capable of quantification. He accomplished this transformation by distinguishing information from meaning. He reserved 'meaning' for the content actually included in a particular message. He used 'information' to refer to the number of different possible messages that could be carried along a channel, depending on the message's length and on the number of choices of symbols for transmission at each point in the message. Information in Shannon's sense was a measure of orderliness (as opposed to randomness) in that it indicated the number of possible messages from which a particular message to be sent was chosen. The larger the number of possibilities, the larger the amount of information transmitted because the actual message is distinguished from a greater number of possible alternatives" (Aspray, 1985, pp. 119-122). Shannon's source coding theorem establishes entropy (the number of bits needed to encode an uncertain event) as the most fundamental measure of information. "Shannon entropy" quantifies the information contained in a message, usually in bits. Shannon's 'noisy-channel coding theorem' defines the 'channel capacity' of a communications channel as the maximum information rate (in units of information per unit time) that can be achieved with arbitrarily small error possibility. CONDITION & DETAILS: Both issues are in fine condition, with the facsimile wraps meticulously rendered. Housed in fine clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Woody Allen: His Films and Career (First Edition, inscribed by Woody Allen)

      Secaucus,NJ: Citadel Press, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Woody Allen on the half title page: "To Pierre Goulliard / 17 July 1987 / Woody Allen." An in-depth, film-by-film exploration of the themes, characterizations, and technical aspects of Allen's career as a writer and director, up to and including "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985), profusely photo illustrated throughout.From the collection of noted cinephile and collector Pierre Goulliard, who spent decades in the latter half of the twentieth century obtaining inscriptions from the giants of European cinema.Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Vintage bookstore label to the rear pastedown. Corners bumped, spot of soiling to the title page. Corresponding bumps to the jacket corners, jacket flaps and rear panel lightly toned.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Shtetl Memoirs: Jewish Life in Galicia Under the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Reborn Poland, 1898-1939

      USA: Ktav Pub Inc. Hardcover. 0881250759 253 pages. "A biography interspersed with recollections of social and cultural history in memory of our Jewish ancestors in Poland and particularly in Galicia...This beautifully written chronicle brings back to us pictures of the life of the non-existent any more Jews in Poland. It is an inexhaustible source for the study of the way of life, the culture and folklore of a bygone era in Jewish history." - from dust jacket. Somewhat above-average wear with some lean to spine. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A worthy copy of this important reference. . Fair. 1985. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Queer

      The Viking Press, 1985-11-18. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. New York: Viking Penguin, 1985. 134 pages. Blue cloth with silver lettering. Signed by Burroughs on the title page in black ink, inscribed to friends at The Naropa Institute, a university founded by a Tibetan exile with its Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics where Burroughs read on a number of occasions; dated May 23, 1986. Fine hardcover in very Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A trace of sunning to cloth along top edge, offsetting from signature. Jacket has ajust a bit of rubbing and a tiny closed tear in the top of the back panel, else fine. A handsome copy.First written in the early 1950s by the Naked Lunch author, not published until after he had achieved fame. A pleasant association.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Sur un GÈrondif

      (Antoni T?pies, artist.) du Bouchet, AndrÈ. Sur un GÈrondif. Paris: LíIre des Vents, 1985. #59 of 100 copies with a frontispiece etching in color by Tapies. The edition, is signed by both artist and author. Entire edition 100 copies, as this, plus a few without the frontispiece marked hors commerce. Printed by Thierry Bouchard (text) Joan Barbar? (etching). Folio (350x250 mm; 13 3/4x9 3/4 inches) wide margins. contents loose as issued in buff grey printed wrappers. Protected in custom black cloth and gold silk clamshell box with black calf gilt spine label. Antoni T?pies i Puig (1923-2012, Catalan painter and printmaker) had collaborated previously with Andre du Bouchet (1924-2001, French poet) to make Air (Paris: Maeght, 1971) a livre díartiste considered innovative with its beautiful combination of text and image.. (See Symmes, Marilyn. ìPersonal Encounters with Artist-illustrated booksî in Print Quarterly XX, 2003 4.pp. 428-434). Tapies has done other illustrated books including 0'El Pa a la Barca',0 1963 by Joan Brossa, La nuit grandissante, 1968 by Jacques Dupin, and Roman Elegies 1993 by Joseph Brodsky. Andre du Bouchet was one of the precursors of what would come to be called "poÈsie blanche" or "white poetry." In 1956, he published a collection of poems entitled Le Moteur blanc. In 1966, he, along with (among others) Yves Bonnefoy, Jacques Dupin, Louis-RenÈ des ForÍts and GaÎtan Picon, founded the poetry revue L'EphÈmËre. Twenty issues were published from 1966 to 1973.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY (NN 70)

      Collins 1985 - 1st 1985. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. New Naturalist No. 70. Colour and b/w photos. In his tracing of the island's evolution from its geological creation to the effects of oil technology; in the detailed, yet fascinating exploration of the plants and animals (and where best to see them), Professor Berry's expertise and enthusiasm is backed by that of local specialists, and Orkney's long tradition of natural history study. Appendices include definitive lists of all the species of flora and fauna on record and an extensive bibliography. First Edition - 2nd State with green paper covered boars and slightly smaller, 525 copies. Name stamp in ink to outer page edges. Ink stamp and small ink date to front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly browned to spine. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The natural history of Orkney

      Collins, London 1985 - New Naturalist no.70. 2nd issue, i.e. 1 of the 500 paperbacks bound up to meet demand for a hardback edition. An exceptionally nice copy - as new. Dust jacket not price-clipped & protected in removable clear film. Used - Like New. Fine hardback in Fine dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Cotswold Internet Books]
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        BLOOD MERIDIAN or The Evening Redness in the West

      New York: Random House, 1985. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. New York: Random House, 1985. First edition. An epic novel of frontier violence along the U.S.-Mexico border that culminates in the April 23, 1850 Yuma Crossing Massacre. An American writer in the Southern gothic tradition whose novels about wayward characters in the rural American Southwest are noted for their dark violence and dense prose, McCarthy (b.1933) is perhaps best known for his Border Trilogy, which includes the National Book Award-winning novel All the Pretty Horses (1992). Octavo. Lacking the ubiquitous remainder mark. Reportedly no more than 2,000 copies were sold before the book was remaindered. Tight, crisp, and unread. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket..

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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        JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT & ANDY WARHOL POSTER - Original Color offset lithograph from 1985

      Tony Sharfrezi, Bruno Bischofberger Gallery, New York City 1985 - Poster for Warhol/Basquiat Paintings, offset lithograph in colors, 1985, on coated wove paper, from the edition of unknown size, published by Tony Shafrazi, New York and Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich. 12x19in. Original exhibition poster from this important gallery show featuring the now-iconic image of Warhol and Basquiat posing as boxers, designed as though advertising a bout. The show displayed the collaborative paintings Warhol and Basquiat worked on from 1984-1985. Poster has never been folded or rolled up. It has been framed behind glass all these years. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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        America

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: HarperTrade, 1985. This is the original hardcovered edition.thus very scarce. Illustrated by photo plates. 1st edition. A NEAR FINE FIRST IN DJ. Owner inscription erased.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book.

      [Bookseller: VAGABOND BOOKS]
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        BLOOD MERIDIAN OR THE EVENING REDNESS IN THE WEST

      Random House, [1985]., 1985. First edition. 8vo. Review copy with review slip laid-in. Two-tone red cloth with red paper over boards, [10], 337 pp. Fine, bright, unread copy in fine dust jacket. Housed in a full-imitation leather slipcase with the books dust jacket's front panel duplicated on the front panel, with the spine panel and rear panel also matching the dust jacket. The first book in McCarthy's "Southwestern Period." Loosely based on historical events, the novel follows a fictitious 14-year-old called only "the kid," born in 1833, as he drifts through the Southwest. He soon joins an outlaw band of Indian hunters who have been hired by a Mexican governor to return Apache scalps at $100 apiece. These misfits - including an ex-priest, a man with initials tattooed on his forehead and a mysterious, erudite judge have a real taste for blood and death. An exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Libro de retratos, letreros e insignias reales de los Reyes de Oviedo, Leon y Castilla. Estudio a cargo de Fernando Collar de Caceres

      Edilán, Madrid 1985 - pasta española muy bien conservada muy ilustrado, hojas imitación pergamino, edición numerada. . 149 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        The Pond

      Millerton: Aperture, (1985). Fine in a fine jacket; prints fine.. First Edition. Quarto. Unique copy. Disbound per the instructions of the photographer and reoriented from back to front, creating a reverse narrative. SIGNED and inscribed by Gossage: "Makes it new again / A unique edition to / retrace my steps / after twenty six years / John Gossage / 1985/2011". Gossage has included five signed vintage gelatin silver prints, mostly 7 X 9 inches, of images shot in The Pond series which failed to make the final book; the only vintage prints of these particular images in existence.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Gesammelte Werke.

      (Darmstadt u. Neuwied), Luchterhand, (1985).. Erster [bis] dritter Band. (Hrsg. von Klaus Siblewski). Gr.-8°. 3 weiße OGanzlederbände mit blauen Rückentiteln in OPp.-Schuber mit mont. Rückenschild. 815; 908; 742 SS., 1 Bl.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 36 von 56 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. - Band 1 und 2 enthalten die Gedichte, Band 3 Stücke und Prosa. - Verlagsfrisches Exemplar. - Reihentitel von Band 1 von Ernst Jandl signiert.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Original Artwork for Gumdrop and the Monster

      London: Hodder, 1985. Val Biro's original finished artwork for pages 20-21 of this Gumdrop book set at Loch Ness. "They had all paid heavily to see and photograph the Monster, and were waiting breathlessly for it to appear." Pen and watercolour on heavy watercolour paper, image 15.8" x 9.8" (40cm x 25cm), unframed, signed by Val Biro. Other Gumdrop originals available.. Signed by Author-Illustrator. First Edition Artwork. No Book/Original Illustration Artwork. Illus. by Val Biro.

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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        La Passione di Roma. Mit Lithographien von Robert Schwarz.

      Mainz 1985 - Pp. mit OBuntpapierbezug. Handdruck vom Stein auf handgemachtes Papier, Einbandarbeiten von Nicole Schmuck-Kersting, Selzen, im Impressum von Robert Schwarz signiert, eins von 10 nummerierten Exemplaren - sehr gutes Exemplar 3500 Gramm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        Reliefs d'insomnie. Lithographies originales de Vladimir Velickovic numérotées, datées et signées par l'artiste.

      Brandes (Editions) 1985 - Livre ancien 29 x 20 cm., 40 p., ill. h. t. Edition originale. Tirage limité à 75 ex. sur vélin d'Arches, signés de l'auteur et du peintre au colophon (celui-ci 45).- Bien complet de toutes les lithographies annoncées : l'éditeur en prévoyait 6 en 6 pages, l'artiste en réalisa 5 en 6 pages. En effet le colophon annonce 6 lithographies que l'ouvrage devait initialement comporter, deux planches chacune sur une page en frontispice et in fine, un quadriptyque dépliant au centre du livre. Or l'artiste organise le quadriptyque en une double page centrale et deux "volets", ce qui fait trois planches (et non quatre qui auraient pu faire six). Il y a donc cinq oeuvres en tout sur les six pages prévues. Chacune des trois planches ( 1 p + 1 p + 4 p) est numérotée, datée et signée au crayon par l'artiste. Emballages soignés, expédition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices . Condition : En ff., chemise imprimée, chemise toile éditeur titrée, étui toilé éditeur. Parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        DICCIONARIO "RÀFOLS" DE ARTISTAS CONTEMPORANEOS DE CATALUÑA Y BALEARES. Se acompaña de un quinto tomo: COMPENDIO DEL SIGLO XX.

      1985, 1998., Barcelona, 1985 - 5 tomos en cuarto mayor de unas 600 páginas cada tomo ilustrados con láminas fuera de texto. Encuadernación en guaflex con plancha editorial. El tomo V encuadernado en cartoné. En muy buen estado. P-125

      [Bookseller: Llibreria Aquitània]
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        Blood Meridian

      New York: Random House, 1985. First edition. Fine/Fine. McCarthy's masterwork, front-runner for best novel in English from the 1980s. A Fine, unread copy in a Fine dust jacket with one short, quarter-inch closed tear on the rear panel, otherwise bright and crisp. & & McCarthy's masterful meditation on brutality, death, and the American West. Set in the mid 19th century, "Blood Meridian" follows the adventures of "The Kid," who joins the violent Glanton Gang, and his relationship with the imposing and demonic figure of Judge Holden. Published in 1985, the novel was McCarthy's fifth book - but the first to take place in the American Southwest. Writer David Foster Wallace called it "[p]robably the most horrifying book of this century, at least [in] fiction" and critic Harold Bloom referred to "Blood Meridian" as "the greatest single book since Faulkner's As I Lay Dying." It appears on Time Magazine's list of the 100 greatest English novels from 1923-2005. "Any page of his work reveals his originality, a passionate voice given equally to ugliness and lyricism." (Contemporary New York Times Review). Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Law and Justice in Tokugawa Japan [20-Volume Set]

      Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press and Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Japan Cultural Society), 1985. Hardcover. Near fine. Twenty volumes, mixed hardcover and paperback issue, all unmarked and tightly bound, with minimal handling wear. 15 volumes in hardcover with dust jackets, all in near fine (mild shelfwear) or fine condition; 5 in wrappers (4 of these near fine, 1 with some staining to the spine). Includes: Part I, Introduction; Part II, Contract: Civil Customary Law; Part III [3 vols], Contract: Legal Precedents; Part IV [3 vols], Contract: Commercial Customary Law; Part V, Property: Civil Customary Law; Part VI [7 vols], Property: Legal Precedents; Part VII, Persons: Civil Customary Law; Part VIII [2 vols]: Persons: Legal; Precedents; and Part IX, Procedure: Legal Precedents. As far as we are aware, this is the entire set, and as such is quite scarce. A Part X, Indices and Vocabulary, was planned, but appears not to have been published. "Deals with the legal life of Japan during the two and a half centuries of the Tokugawa sShogunate (1603-1867) when Japanese legal institutions evolved in the unique isolation of this island civilization. The material in these volumes comprises, first, legal precedents and judicial principles set down for judges and Shogunal deputies and kept in strictest secrecy...for centuries; and second, civil customary practice gathered from local village officials by a government-appointed traveling comission. Their publication provides invaluable information for the study of comparative law [and]...a treasure house of information for the economist and social historian, affording a realistic picture of life during the Tokugawa period" (jacket). Due to size/weight, shipping charges will be more than standard.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA ]
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        Chevska Oil Painting (3)

      Self-published. 1985 - An original oil painting by Maria Chevska, signed and dated 1985 on the reverse.Quote from Chevska: 'Yes, those are small oil paintings of mine from the early 1980s. Wow, so long ago and much work done since then!The water/swimmers theme at the time derived from a series of large charcoal drawings, and paintings I made in a swimming pool while on an artists residency organised by the Whitechapel gallery at a school in Hackney.'Framed in thick 5.5cm mahogany frame. In excellent condition.Canvas Size 52 x 40cm (18 x 15 inches)Frame size 60 x 50cm (24 x 20 inches) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        El Amor en los Tiempos del Colera (Love in the Time of Cholera)

      Bogota, Columbia: Editorial Oveja Negra, 1985. First Columbian edition of the author's work that ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. This shining and heartbreaking novel may be one of the greatest love stories ever told," wrote the New York Times. It's a "sumptuous book…[with] major themes of love, death, the torments of memory, the inexorability of old age" (The Washington Post). The English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007, starring Academy Award-nominated Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Mirror & The Eye; Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam

      Andoversford, Gloucestershire: Whittington Press, 1985. 1st. Hardcover. Fine. Richard Kennedy. Translated by Iftikhar Azmi. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy. One of 100 copies quarter bound in vellum with boards covered in marbled paper. Signed by the translator and illustrator. Fine condition in original slipcase which is slightly faded from the sun on one side, otherwise very good condition. Signed

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Burning Shore, The (SIGNED 1st BRITISH EDITION)

      William Heinemann 1985 - Signed to title-page; The book and its Dust Jacket are in nice, collectible condition. This is actually a very scarce book because it is signed, circa mid-2000s, and if you look around, you will see that there are very few, if any, other signed copies of this book available for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Springbok Books]
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        a: A Novel

      New York: Grove Press, 1985. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. This is a very rare signed first edition, first printing of Andy Warhols critically acclaimed a: A Novel published by Grove Press, New York in 1985. This is the only novel written by Andy Warhol (written may be the wrong choice of words since the novel was completely taped by him on a tape recorder). From the publisher, As an artist who sets new images and reveals a culture to itself, Andy Warhol\'s reputation is firmly established. Originally entitled Cock, it has also had such working titles as SPEEED KILLS, Amphootimum, Co-Pilots, UPss, Or AAI, and Twenty*Four Hours...If an encyclopedia is a concise compendium of a man\'s knowledge, Andy Warhol\'s novel is the obverse - a total experience of a daily life raised to a fever pitch of brilliancy, vagueness, hilarity, confusion, insight through the abnormally extreme personalities of his real-life characters. Measuring approximately 9 inches by 6 inches, the book is a black cloth hardback with bright silver titles in an illustrated dust jacket. The condition of the book is FINE in a Near FINE dust jacket with some age toning to the edges and some chipping and scratches to the back of the dust jacket. The book is protected by a mylar cover. The book is signed by Andy Warhol on the title page

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        Shah of Shahs

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1985. Red lettered quarter cloth with light grey boards. In a near fine dust jacket. Book clean and bright throughout. Fold to top corner of page 83, otherwise fine. Ownership signature of Canadian writer Greg Gatenby to top right corner of front end paper. First American edition. Translated from Polish by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand. With a very nice inscription for Greg, signed by Kapuscinski. Toronto, January 21, 1986. About fine. . Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. near fine/Near Fine. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        Nomina sunt consequentia rerum for chamber choir (SATB). Autograph musical manuscript full score. Signed and dated by the composer November 3, [20]10 at conclusion

      1 page of a bifolium. Large folio (418 x 300 mm.). Unbound. Notated in pencil on 30-stave Star Nr. 136 paper, with autograph title and inscription to head. A final draft of the complete work in 43 measures, with evidence of the compositional process. . Commissioned and performed by the New York Virtuoso Singers under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum. "Felder combines his deep knowledge of the past and the present with a constant searching on a philosophical, human and musical level - a Gustav Mahler for the 21st century... [He] has long been recognized as a leader in his generation of American composers. His works have been featured at many of the leading international festivals for new music including Holland, Huddersfield, Darmstadt, Ars Electronica, Brussels, ISCM, North American New Music, Geneva, Ravinia, Aspen, Tanglewood, Music Factory, Bourges, Vienna Modern, IRCAM, Ars Musica, and many others, and earn continuing recognition through performance and commissioning programs by such organizations as the New York New Music Ensemble, Arditti Quartet, American Composers Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, American Brass Quintet, and many others. Felder's work has been broadly characterized by its highly energetic profile, through its frequent employment of technological extension and elaboration of musical materials... and its lyrical qualities... [He] has received numerous grants and commissions including many awards." www.atlanticcenterforthearts.orgFelder currently holds the Birge-Cary Chair in composition at SUNY Buffalo and has been Artistic Director of the "June in Buffalo" Festival from 1985 to present; he has been the Director of the Center for 21st Century Music at the University since 2006. See also www.music.buffalo.edu/faculty/felder/

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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.

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        Ender's Game

      Tor Books, New York, New York 1985 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy of this TRUE First Edition SIGNED by Orson Scott Card on a laid in signature. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is rich in color and has the printed price present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CASTLE ROCK: THE STEPHEN KING NEWSLETTER [COMPLETE RUN FROM ISSUE #1 THROUGH VOL. 5 NO. 12] [DOLAN' S CADILLAC]

      Bangor: Castle Rock Press / Inc 1985-1989, 1985 First editions. Magazines. Complete run [fifty-five physical issues with three of those being double issues] from Issue #1 [what would be V-1 N-1 in the sequence] through V-5 N-12. Besides all the other assorted content, DOLAN'S CADILLAC was [four years before the 1989 publication of the Lord John Press book edition] serialized in five of the early issues. Nearly all folded for mailing [some with mailing labels] else a fairly decent run [cheap paper of the tabloid issues tanned as usual]. The first four issues, in all sets of the newsletter, are physically different from the remaining 51 issues, which were done as printed tabloid newspapers, and those first four corner-stapled issues have in this set each been stamped "ORIGINAL". While individual issues are offered for sale with some regularity, complete sets seem to now be scarce.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

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        Acupuncture for the Practitioner

      Luc De Schepper MD, 1985-06-01. Paperback. VeryGood.

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        Wissenschaftslehre. 1-45, 46-90, 91-120, 121-163, 164-222, 223-268, 296-306. Herausgegeben von J. Berg. 7 volumes.

      Stuttgart, Frommann, 1985-89. 269, 264, 192, 285, 237, 239, 251 pp. Cloth. (Bernard Bolzano-Gesamtausgabe. Reihe I. Schriften. 11/1, 11/2, 11/3, 12/1, 12/2, 12/3, 13/1) *librarysticker on spine and endpaper, librarystamp backside titlepage*.Nice set

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        Topographia Austriaca. 9 Bde. (= alles Erschienene).

      Graz, ADEVA, 1985-1992.. Unterschiedliche Formate; rotes OLdr. mit goldgepr. Deckel- u. Rückentitel, reicher Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung (ein Rücken mit kleinem Filzstiftstrich); Einbandgestaltung nach den Originalen bzw. im Stil der Zeit, ab Bd 4. mit illustr. Schuber. - Auflage in dieser Ausstattung 100 Stück; Einzelbände auf Anfrage.. Die komplett nur selten angebotene Serie macht wichtige österreichische Ansichtenwerke in originalgetreuen Nachdrucken zugänglich. Jeder Band mit Einführung bzw. Kommentar: 1. A. RUTHNER, Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich in malerischen Originalansichten (1871, 212 Stahlstiche); 2. T. MOLLO, Wien's vorzüglichste Gebäude und Monumente (1823, 77 kol. Kupferstiche); 3. A. ZIEGLER, Vaterländische Bilder-Chronik (1843-1852, 56 getönte Lithogr.); 4. T. MOLLO, Wien's Umgebungen (1827, 66 kol. Kupferstiche); 5. PANORAMA der DONAU von Ulm bis Wien (1847, 15teiliges Stahlstich-Leporello mit 169 Randansichten); 6. C. v. GHEGA, Malerischer Atlas der Eisenbahn über den Semmering (1854, 8 Lithogr. mit 18teiligem Leporello-Panorama); 7. L. BECHSTEIN, Die Donau-Reise und ihre schönsten Ansichten (1838-1839, 100 Stahlstiche); 8. CHAPUY-FIEDLER, Album der Südbahn von Wien bis Triest (1856, 31 Stahlstiche); 9. F. X. SCHWEICKHARDT v. SICKINGEN, Darstellung des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich unter der Ens (1831-1841, 108 Kupferstiche u. Lithogr.) - Einzelbände der Reihe auf Anfrage.

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        LIBRORUM LIBER O ELOGIO DEL LIBRO

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Bilbao. 1985. S.A. 341Pag+1h. 34X25. Corto tiraje y edicion no venal. Magnifica Obra de Ex-libris de todo el mundo con la presentacion de Luis de Castresana, prologo de Bernardo de Arrizabalaga y epilogo de Elias Amezaga. Ref 7.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Tübke, Werner. - "Selbstbildnis".

      . Lithografie / Federlithografie, auf Zinkplatte, 1985. Von Werner Tübke. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 50/60. 30,5 x 29,3 cm (Darstellung) / 53 x 39,5 cm (Blatt). Tübke-Schellenberger 153. Im Stein signiert unten mittig und rechts datiert. Außerhalb der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert rechst unten und mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen links unten. - Eines der eindringlichsten Selbstporträts des Künstlers. - Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Sonst sehr schön erhalten. Werner Tübke (1929 Schönebeck/Elbe - 2004 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker, neben Bernhard Heisig und Wolfgang Mattheuer einer der bedeutendsten Künstler in der DDR, Vertreter der ersten Generation der Leipziger Schule. 1935-45 privater Zeichenunterricht bei Karl Friedrich in Magdeburg. Studierte 1948/49 Malerei an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig (HGB), 1950-52 Kunsterziehung und Psychologie an der Universität Greifswald. 1955-57 Assistent an der HGB. 1961/62 Studienaufenthalt in der Sowjetunion. Ab 1962 Oberassistent, ab 1964 Dozent an der HGB, 1972 Professor und 1973-76 Rektor. 1971 erste Italienreise. 1976-87 Arbeit am Panoramagemälde zum Deutschen Bauernkrieg in Bad Frankenhausen in Thüringen. 1977 documenta in Kassel.; 5060.

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        Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West

      New York: Random House, 1985. First edition of the author's fifth novel. Octavo, original half red cloth. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An exceptional copy. Blood Meridian seems to me the authentic American apocalyptic novel, more relevant even in 2000 than it was fifteen years ago. The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and of Faulkner. I venture that no other living American novelist, not even Pynchon, has given us a book as strong and memorable as Blood Meridian" (Harold Bloom). McCarthy can only be compared with our greatest writers, with Melville and Faulkner, and this is his masterpiece" (Michael Herr).

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