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        The Mapping of Australia

      London: Holland Press. 1985. (Holland Press Cartographica I). With an index compiled by Douglas Matthews. First edition. Small 4to. xx, 634pp, 239 plates, index, pictorial endpapers. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little dulled, now in protective sleeve). Very good+. ISBN 0900470879 *** Chapter Five is 'The Printed Maps of Tasmania 1642-1900' (later issued separately in a limited edition), and Chapter Six is 'French Explorers Maps of New Zealand', by R.P. Hargreaves. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The Polar Express

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1985. Oblong quarto. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine and bell design to upper board in silver, brown endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrations by the author throughout. An excellent copy in the jacket that is just a little rubbed at the edges with two short closed tears on the spine panel skilfully repaired to the verso. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gold and Ghosts

      Australia: Hesperian Press. Soft Cover. 1985. illustrations, maps Good Condition, nice clean copy great value 8vo - from 7 ¾" tall to 9 ¾" tall. 34180 .

      [Bookseller: Agnes Books]
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        The Convict

      Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985 - The author's rarest book, a collection of short stories published in very limited quantity. Most of the 500 hardcovers that were published went directly to libraries; this one escaped that fate. Edges of pages lightly foxed, else about fine in dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Paysage à Finges *

      [Atelier de et à Saint-Prex 1985]. - Eau-forte originale au vernis mou 12 x 10, signée et justifiée sur 400 exemplaires. Pour l'anniversaire de Rochat Papiers à Nyon.[Daulte 508]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Die österreichischen Maler des 20. Jahrhunderts. 6 Bände (= Komplett inkl. der 2 Ergänzungsbände).

      Wien 1985-1992., Selbstverlag, - Gr.-8. Zusammen über 1600 S., mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Orig.-Ganzleinenbände mit Orig.-Schutzumschlägen. - 1. Bd: A-F; 2. Bd: G-K; 3. Bd. L-R; 4. Bd: S-Z; Ergänzungsband 1: A-K; Ergänzungsband 2: L-Z. Originalverpackt. Bestzustand. de Band:

      [Bookseller: erlesenes - Antiquariat & Buchhandlung]
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        H.F.O. - Some Personal Perspectives on Harry Frederick Oppenheimer by His Colleagues and Friends

      The Brenthurst Press (Pty) Ltd. for the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited 1985 - VERY RARE gilded & embossed illustrated hardcover book. "H.F.O. - Some Personal Perspectives on Harry Frederick Oppenheimer by His Colleagues and Friends" By various Authors & Illustrators. Compiled and Edited by Barry Mortimer. This is the First Edition, published by The Brenthurst Press (Pty) Ltd. for the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited, 1985. Very large & heavy item. PLEASE NOTE: As this book is heavy (over 7.5 Kg with packaging), if you are buying this from outside the U.K. please expect additional shipping costs. Elephant Folio, 59 cm x 44.6 cm x 3.6 cm, Orange cloth-covered boards, Black vignette with gilt embossed frame & title, Decorated endpapers, No dust-jacket. 228 pages. Weight: approx. 6.9 Kg (6900 Grams). CONTENTS ARE LIKE NEW!!! However, there are 3 tears & fraying on the cloth on vertical edge of front cover. Spine is marked but sturdy, tiny bump along its length, bumped & scuffed either end, binding tight! Cover is slightly marked in places, few scratches & scuffs, tiny hole in cloth on front, vignette a little scuffed, gilt bright but slightly worn away, edges & corners bumped & scuffed, top front corner is frayed with board exposed. Outer edges of pages are marked & slightly bumped. Pastedowns & endpapers slightly scuffed round edges. Some pages (very few) have light handling creases, and/or faint marks/smudges mostly in margins, and/or tiny marked corner folds. VERY RARE BOOK, EXCELLENT CONDITION INSIDE!!! A fascinating tribute to South African Businessman & wealthy Chairman of the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa and De Beers Consolidated Mines: Harry Frederick Oppenheimer. An interesting collection of the thoughts and views from his colleagues and friends recounting their time spent with Harry Frederick Oppenheimer. Richly illustrated with full-page colour paintings by various Artists, including a Frontispiece oil on canvas portrait of Harry Frederick Oppenheimer: 'H. F. Oppenheimer' and some pencil sketches by Neil Rodger, watercolour paintings & other illustrations among text. Contents: Editor's Note. List of Illustrations. Preface. 1: The Boss. 2: Action in the Western Desert. 3: The Orange Free State Goldfield. 4: The Political Perspective. 5: The Diamond Industry. 6: The Federation and U.D.I. 7: Diversifying from Mining. 8: Aftermath of Sharpeville. 9: International Diversification. 10: The Federale Mynbou-General Mining Deal. 11: Carlton Centre. 12: Industrial Relations. 13: Organization and Group Structure. 14: The Chairman's Fund. 15: Consgold and the Dawn Raid. 16: The Urban Foundation. Epilogue. Acknowledgements. Index. IN STOCK in the UK!!! We post the same day, or if that's not possible, the very next working day. Seller's Ref: LB-01 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: sculptorpaul]
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      Vincent Fitzgerald and Company.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio about 18 x 15"; EIGHTEEN PORTRAITS. 1985. #46 of 120 signed. [Grosser, Maurice/Fine Printing]. Consists of 18 lithographed portraits by Grosser, each preceded by the musical score to a song by Thomson, in 20 unbound gatherings (mostly 4to, some folio, with the title leaf/contents and limitation accounting for a total of 2 gatherings). Lithographs pulled at Bob Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop by Jennifer Lynch, Agnes Murray, and Holly Sears. Musical score printed by Wild Carrot Letterpress. All but 1 lithograph is initialed in pencil by Grosser in margin at lower right; most lithographs also numbered at lower left. #46 of 120 on handmade Crisbrook paper, signed in ink by Virgil Thomson and Maurice Grosser on limitation leaf. Unbound as issued, in publisher's blue cloth clamshell case. ; 0 .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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        Ender's Game

      Tor, 1985.. First edition hardback, a Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket, inscribed by Card to fellow writer (and noted book collector) Scott Cupp: "to Scott Cupp/A child-rearing guide/for the military school set/Best,/Orson Scott Card/NASFIC-85." Hugo and Nebula winner for Best Novel, Card's most famous work, and probably the most difficult domestic SF novel from a mainstream publishers in the last 30 years. This book is currently up for auction at Heritage Auctions.

      [Bookseller: Lame Excuse Books]
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        Paradijs in 33 zangen

      Ninove Point 1985. Gebonden, wit linnen met genummerde en gisgneerde ets op voorplat gekleefd, ongepag., 41x55xm., etsen in z/w., zeer goede staat. Zeldzaam!!!! De bibliofiele uitgave van "Paradijs" werd uitgebracht in augustus 1985 in een beperkte oplage van 20 exemplaren genummerd van 1 tot 20. De 21 gedichten werden gedrukt in de Times letter door Jan Verhoeven in Lennik. Frans Minnaert graveerde 12 etsen voor het boek, een voor het titelblad en een op Japans voor het omslag. Ze werden gedrukt door Andrzej Wisniewski in St.-Lambrechts-Woluwe. Elke bladzijde draagt in blinddruk het Paradijszegel speciaal voor deze uitgave door de auteurs ontworpen. Het bindwerk en het omslag werden vervaardigd door Dirk Minet in Redu.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Torturing Mr. Amberwell - RARE Traycased Limited Edition

      Cheap Street 1985 - An exceptionally satisfying small press edition. Even Cheap Street excelled themselves with this one. Always an outstanding press, this is frankly gorgeous. This is copy number 11 of only 50 traycased specials, signed by author and artist. A gorgeous example of small press excellence. NOW VERY SCARCE INDEED this also contains the rare prospectus in its original envelope. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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        Hikeshi fuzoku datesugata: Ukiyoe hanga

      Haga Shoten, 1985. Hardcover. Deluxe Edition, limited to 500 hand-numbered copies, this being number 33. Folio, measuring 13 1/2" x 18 1/2". Unpaginated. Text in Japanese. Illustrated with 88 large color plates tipped to glossy printed cardstock and with handmade Japanese paper tissue guards. Plates in original paper slip and housed in an orange silk portfolio printed in black. Accompanying text in gilt stamped black wraps with gilt endpapers. Both volumes housed together in an oversized black silk clamshell box stamped in gilt and with a mounted color illustration. Clamshell box lightly bumped at two corners, small tears to slip surrounding prints at fold lines; else Near Fine. // A collection of prints featuring Japanese art from the Edo Period (1603-1868). Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Le Gymnase du Cheval.

      Edition Elbé 1985 In-4, 266 pages, broché Pour la première fois mise au point, complété et édité par le Maître Ecuyer Paul Plinzner. Réédition de la quatrième édition de 1935 avec des notes et une postface par le Colonel Hans von Heydebreck. Traduction du Commandant Edouard Dupont. Léger accroc (0,5cm) au quatrième plat de couverture. Très rare. Bon état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Aubry]
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      (HARING, KEITH). Haring, Keith. © KEITH HARING 1985 (COLORING BOOK). NP (New York). ND (circa 1986).: NP, Large Square 4to. Stapled Illustrated Wrappers. Artist's Book. Fine. np (20pp), 20 b&w illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Distributed in small quantities by Keith Haring's Pop Shop in the mid-eighties, this charming untitled artist's book is commonly referred to as the "Coloring Book". It reproduces twenty whimsical full page drawings in thick black line against white backgrounds meant to be filled in with crayons by artsier members of the younger East Village set. A bright white, most handsome unaltered copy of this exceedingly uncommon item - NOT to be confused with the Haring's earlier 1982 coloring book, or the more widely distributed "Keith Haring's Fun Book!!" from 1985. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022479&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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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 Convict: Stories

      Baton Rouge, LA Louisiana State University Press, 1985. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. First Ed, unstated. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows small bump at top edge front cloth-covered board; very slight spine lean; binding remains perfectly secure; text clean. DJ shows price intact, shows no discernible wear or rubbing; mylar-protected. Quite fresh; very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 145pp. Hardback with DJ. Burkes Rarest Book. Lovely copy of a book published in an edition of only 500 copies in hardcover, most of which went to libraries for circulation. Burke brings the reader inside the minds and emotions of his characters, in stories that strike to the heart.

      [Bookseller: Black Cat Hill Books]
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        SUMMA THEOLOGICA 2 Volume Set

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Limited edition, exclusively for the subscribers for the 25th anniversary. With engravings from Vita D Thomae Aquinatus by Otto van Veen; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Seven: Close and Distant. A Portfolio of Etchings.

      Printmaking Workshop, New York 1985 - One of 11 copies only, from a total edition of 19 (8 hors commerce), the text on handmade laid paper, the etchings on various papers. The typography and letterpress are by Kelly / Winterton; the etchings were pulled by Lynn Rogan at Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop. Each copy is signed by the artist on the colophon. Each plate is initialled in pencil by the artist/author. Page size: 11 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Bound: loose as issued in black silk box, fine. See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        New Hope for the Dead

      St. Martin's NY: St. Martin's. (1985). The second of his acclaimed Hope Moseley crime novels. Signed by the author. Fine in a near fine, mildly spine-sunned dust jacket with rubbing to the flap folds. A very nice copy, scarce signed. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        New Hope for the Dead (Signed First Edition)

      New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and unread in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has three short closed tears, neatly repaired with cello tape on the verso, scattered foxing to the verso, and minor edgewear and rubbing. Remarkably for this title, the spine is completely unfaded. The second Hoke Moseley novel, extremely rare to find either unfaded or signed, let alone both. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Robots and Empire

      West Bloomfield, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1985. 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter K. Bound in full black morocco with leather appliqués on the front cover depicting the sun and the heads of two robots. Silver lettering on spine. In fine, as new condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Lonesome Dove

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First edition of the author's Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Some light foxing to the top edges, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by McMurtry on the title page. A love story, an adventure, an American epic, Lonesome Dove embraces all the West- legend and fact, heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Set in the nineteenth century, it is the story of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana and much more. It is a drive that represents for everybody involved not only a daring, even a foolhardy adventure, but a part of the American Dream- the attempt to carve out the last remaining wilderness a new life. "Everything about Lonesome Dove feels true . . . These are real people, and they are still larger than life." (Nicholas Lemann, The New York Times Book Review) A very sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE MICK

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine without dustwrapper, as issued. Still in the original shipping box. Illustrated with photographs of the Hall of Famer. This is the special Limited Edition, bound differently from the trade edition and SIGNED by the star centerfielder on the limitation page, one of 536 numbered copies corresponding with the number of his career home runs. This is copy #293 commemorating the 293rd home run hit at Comisky Park in Chicago on 17 June 1960.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Writing of Stones

      University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 1985 - Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text unmarked. Protected in Brodart cover. Jacket lightly rubbed. Color frontispiece. Color photographs. Boards free of marks and wear. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 144774. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Dusty Bookshelf]
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        Middelburg Tile

      Middleburg, The Netherlands: De Vleeshal, [1985].. 6 x 6 inches. blue on ivory coloured, hand painted, ceramic tile. Middelburg. De Vleeshal. General Idea. (essay by Andreas Oosthoek & parts of an interview with General Idea by Peter van Beveren). square 8vo. pp. 24. text in Dutch & English. 9 illus., 2 devises. stapled wrs. (exhib. cat.). loosely inserted in original printed box (box bit scuffed)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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      Little, Brown and Company, Boston,, 1985. With an essay by John Fowles and with an introduction by Ian Jeffrey. Square quarto. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers. In the publisher's brown cloth slipcase. Monochrome photographic illustrations. Fine. First US Edition, First Printing, Limited Issue. Being one of 160 numbered copies specially bound and signed by Godwin and Fowles.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Walking on Glass (signed copy)

      Macmillan, London 1985 - First edition, first impression of this second novel, divided into three apparently independant stories, octavo, black cloth with gilt titles on spine, 239 pages, signed by the author on the title page, fine copy in fine unclipped dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: alain marchet]
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        Sun Gardens: Victorian Photograms

      New York: Aperture. 1985. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 103 pp. Hardcover, blue cloth, 4to. Illustrated w/ numerous large cyanotypes previously unseen by the public. Near Fine copy in a like Dust Jacket. Boards show minimal signs of handling or use; Insides fine, all contents clean, bright and unmarked. DJ shows very slight instances of edgewear, no tearing; housed in mylar wrap. Small tipped-in bookplate at pastedown and pencil signature at fly leaf of Gavin Bridson. Bridson was the late Chief Bibliographer at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation at Carnegie Mellon Univ. He is also the author of one of the blurbs located at the rear panel of the dust jacket. Included is personal correspondence relevant to the publication of the book. Typed and hand- written signed letters, between Bridson and Hans P. Kraus, the organizer of this book, and Larry Schaaf, the author, laid-in.. A clean, tight copy. All cyanotypes in excellent condition. Published in 1985. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        B" is for Burglar

      NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985. hardcover. VF/F- 1st edition, 1st printing. This is a Review Copy with promotional material laid in. Jacket spine is sunned causing the red letters in the title to lose most of their color. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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      Pleasantville, New York: Dragon Press, 1985 - Octavo, marbled boards with quarter red leather shelf back, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is one of of 50 copies with Dick's signature (cut from a canceled check) affixed to front free endpaper. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#105666). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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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- Tokyo-To Mitaka-Shi : Keishosha, 1985-<1986>. 1st Edition. Description: v. <1-5 > : 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      Pennyroyal Press, 1985. Limited Edition, numbered 1 of 25 and 9 of 100. Disbound. Near Fine binding. Barry Moser. Each engraving signed by Moser. Two suites of signed, numbered engravings by Moser, each in a cloth chemise; these and a title leaf from the book are housed in a parchment backed clamshell box titled in gold on the spine; one suite on white paper, each signed and numbered 9 of 100; the second suite of the same woodcuts printed on a pale blue/green paper, each signed and numbered 1 of 25; woodcuts are exceptionally fine--Moser at his best; faint crease in the title leaf. Near Fine binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        "Winter Cardinal" Limited Edition Artist&#39;s Proof with original "Remarque" (framed) print

      Brougham, ON: Marc Barrie, 1985. 1st Edition. Framed. Fine. Author signed. ORIGINAL CARDINAL HEAD "REMARQUE" ACRYLIC PAINTED ONTO THE PRINT - RARE. Size: Print: 20 x 11.25 inches Glass frame: 27 x 19.5" This limited edition print titled "Winter Cardinal" edition numbered 450 signed and numbered prints and 40 artist proofs. This print is Artist Proof #12 / 40 however, this copy has an Original "Remarque" on the print; it was painted onto the print, in acrylic paints, by Marc (and is initialed by Marc in pencil). Many years ago Marc did a number of &#39;Remarques&#39; on certain prints; being a miniature original painting, this print is of much greater value. An original miniature original painting today, would cost $600 plus just for the remarque. The print done in 1985 is of greater value in it&#39;s on right as one of his earlier LE prints., The artist&#39;s proof also included an original painted Cardinal&#39;s head at the bottom centre and initialed by Marc Barrie, "The Northern Cardinal (male and female) takes away the bleakness of those long dark winter days and lifts my spirits everytime I see one. It&#39;s my favourite bird to paint." Marc Barrie is recognized as one of Canada&#39;s finest artists in the field of high realism nature art. Barrie was born with an innate artistic gift, which he constantly develops through hard work and determination. "I am entirely self taught, and have had no formal art education. I learned by my own mistakes, and by being determined to make each painting better than the one before. It is an endless education and journey, and each painting always teaches me something new." Marc has been a professional artist for over 30 years, and has achieved international recognition from nature admirers and art collectors alike. His original artworks and many published limited edition prints are valued in private and corporate collections in over thirty countries around the world.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
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        Un Dieu Désordonné

      Paris: Éditions Vision Nouvelle, 1985 (ENGLISH Description available upon request). Préface de Pierre-Yves Trémois. Hommage à Dürer. Illustré de 7 cuivres gravés au burin et à l&#39;Eau Forte. Exemplaire No "V" de "L" (#5/50). Reliure d&#39;étain réalisé par Bernard Duval. Sous étui d&#39;éditeur en plexiglas. Les 7 gravures au burin et à l&#39;eau forte, reliées les unes aux autres évoquent les grandes interrogations de l&#39;homme et du temps. Le recueil déployé présente un grise gravée de 3,85 mètres. Livre en parfaite condition. TRÈS RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Trilogy of the Rat: Pinball, 1973; Hear the Wind Sing; A Wild Sheep Chase vols I & II

      JP: Kodansha English Library. Tokyo, Kodansha English Library, 1985-1990. Three first English-language editions and first impressions. All the books are in fine condition with near fine jackets - marred only by slight rubbing to the fragile jackets. The Rat Trilogy starts with Hear the Wind Sing, the Pinball, 1973 was published first in this edition. The translations are by Alfred Birnbaum and were published as part of the Kodansha English Library whose function was to provide English translations to help in learning English as a foreign language. They represent the first instance in which English readers could experience the works of Haruki Murakami; a writer who has since gone on to become one of the most respected writers of his generation. They are scarce and important first editions preceded only by the original Japanese editions. A Wild Sheep Chase is published in two volumes. . Fine. Paperback. 1st Edition. 1985.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        The Convict

      Louisiana State University Press, 1985-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+/Good+. NO markings. Near Fine if not for mild water damage to top edge of jacket and text block. Hardcover in blue cloth with purple spine print. Binding tight and square, top corners bumped. Mild ripple to top of pages, no visual effect. Unclipped ($15.95) dustjacket with mild ripple of front panel, light dampstain mostly to top edge barely visible from the outside, clearly visible on the verso. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985. A scarce early title by the acclaimed author. Additional detail photos can be provided upon request. - - Wrapped, boxed and promptly shipped with tracking provided.

      [Bookseller: 4Shadows Books]
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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&#39;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." & Felder 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

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Les Echanges Malandreux (Limited Edition, signed)

      Worcester, MA: Metacom Press, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies (this being No. 196) SIGNED and numbered by Gorey. Prospectus for the edition laid in.& & A cut-apart style book in illustrated tan wrappers with two side-stitched spines. The book is "read" by independently flipping the captions and illustrations on each side .& & A tiny crease to one corner of the front wrapper, else Fine. A lovely copy of this charming and unusual publication.& & Toledano A90b.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The ART of Skeleton Crew Portfolio -with Skeleton Crew -Signed By Stephen King (includes: Mist; Here There Be Tygers; Monkey; Mrs. Todd&#39;s Shortcut; Raft; Word Processor Gods; Reaper&#39;s Image; Nona; Uncle Otto&#39;s Truck; Ballad of Flexible Bullet; Reach)

      Santa Cruz, CA: Scream Press, 1985, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Signed, Limited Edition (with Portfolio ) ----------2 items, BOOK and PORTFOLIO, the book is a large (small folio) hardcover, a Fine unread copy in a Fine dustjacket, in a Near Fine/Fine slipcase, signed by King and Potter, laid-in is the fold-out poster by J K Potter (as issued), a lovely edition, contents include: The Mist; Here There Be Tygers; The Monkey; Cain Rose Up; Mrs. Todd&#39;s Shortcut; The Jaunt; The Wedding Gig; Paranoid: A Chant; The Raft; Word Processor of the Gods; The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands; Beachworld; The Reaper&#39;s Image; Nona; For Owen; Survivor Type; Uncle Otto&#39;s Truck; Morning Deliveries (Milkman #1); Big Wheels: A Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman #2); Gramma; The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet; The Reach; The Revelations of Becca Paulson (which was not in the trade edition), illustrations by Potter throughout, ------the second item is the portfolio for this book by J K POTTER, this is a Fine copy, SIGNED by POTTER , one of 500 copies, contains b&w illustrations plus a large (loose as issued) colour fold-out poster (same fold-out poster as issued with the limited edition book), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by J K Potter.

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        BRITAIN&#39;S MARITIME HISTORY. An Illustrated Chronicle

      (1985). First Edition. Fine. PUBLISHED IN A LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES. EACH HAS TWELVE HAND COLORED PLATES, IN WATERCOLOR, BY DAVID C. BELL. EACH PLATE IS SIGNED AND LABELED IN PENCIL BY THE ARTIST. THIS IS COPY No. 50. In addition, this copy has a thirteenth plate which is hand colored as well--not called for. The plates measure 8" by 11" and are are protected with tissue guards. Throughout the text there are copious additional full page and vignette illustrations by the artist. This First Edition Fine volume is bound in blue morocco with two raised bands spine, gilt ship design on upper board, gilt lettering spine, gilt lettering and rules spine. The twelve Signed Plates are titled: Discovery, China Seas, Frigate Duel, Trafalger, The Race Home, Beached Schooner, Titanic, Warspite, Hood, Hull City Homeward Bound, R. M. S. Queen Elizabeth, Canberra and Queen Mary. This is a Scarce, beautiful volume. An artist&#39;s overview of British maritime tradition. 8.3"x12".

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        Eighteen Portraits. Original lithographs by Maurice Grosser

      New York: Vincent FitzGerald and Company. 1985. First Edition, limited, one of 120 copies only printed on handmade "Crisbrook" paper by J.P. Green, each copy numbered and signed by both artists, Virgil Thomson and Maurice Grosser. Lithographs pulled at the Printmaking Workshop by Jennifer Lynch, Agnes Murray and Holly Sears, music in Virgil Thomson&#39;s hand printed by John Hutcheson from negatives made by Gail Alt, letterpress in handset Garamond by Dan Keleher at Wild Carrot Letterpress, calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Page size: 17 1/2 x 14 inches. Bound: loose in clamshell box of blue Tussah Silk and Ganryo Hikizome paper by Gerard Charriere and Carol Joyce, title in silver stamped on black label. & A truly distinguished work from Vincent FitzGerald & Company, a collaboration between the composer Virgil Thomson and his partner, the painter Maurice Grosser. The left side of each two- page spread is the music, in Thomson&#39;s hand (at age 90), and on the right side is one of Grosser&#39;s first lithographs, done at age 83. The two friends collaborated before on Thomson&#39;s operas, and these portraits reflect mutual friendships of such people as Theodate Johnson, who sang Thomson&#39;s operas, and the writer Jane Bowles. The musical portraits were written at various times from 1929, and have all been newly rewritten for piano for this edition. Grosser&#39;s black and white lithograph portraits, so strong and fresh, are not only a perfect complement to the music but evoke very clear musical tones of their own. Published on Thomson&#39;s 90th birthday celebration, it reflects a truly an inspired collaboration and is a magnificent book. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

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        Trials for Adultery: Or The History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c. From the Year 1760 to the Present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on each Cause. [In Seven volumes] The whole forming a complete History of the Private Life, Intrigues, and Amours of many Characters in the most elevated Sphere... Taken in Short-Hand, by a Civilian.

      New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1985 (1779). Facsimile. Hardcover. Very Good +/No dustwrapper, as issued.. Seven volumes. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1985. Ilustrated with plates. Marriage, Sex and the Family in England Series. §A facsimile of the 1779 edition published by S. Bladon. Original pale blue cloth, black lettering. An uncirculated ex-college library copy, with the following library markings ONLY: labels discreetly removed from foot of spines and from rear boards; 3 x 1 cm. stamp to front pastedowns; neat withdrawn stamp to front free endpapers; 5 digit number discreetly stamped to foot of titles; pocket to last endpapers; stamp to all edges of textblock. In other respects a fine set, entirely unused. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information).

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        A Collection of Franz Wright Poems and Letters to a Fellow Poet

      1985-1992. A collection of 36 Typescript and Holograph Poems from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright, with nearly half of the poems Signed or Inscribed, along with five Autographed and Typed Letters Signed to a fellow poet. Wright, the son of poet James Wright, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for his book, Walking to Martha&#39;s Vineyard, matching his father who won the prize in the same category in 1972, and making them the only father and son to accomplish this feat. The poems in this collection were written between 1985 and 1992 during which time Franz Wright published several books. A great many of these poems were published in those books but appear here in an earlier form with alternate verses and different titles. Several of the poems could not be identified and may be unpublished.The accompanying letters sent to his correspondent are surprisingly genial and optimistic considering Wright&#39;s tendency toward darker themes in his work. In them, he encourages his correspondents writing, speaks about his own love of poetry, comments on one of his father&#39;s poems, and talks about his recently established sobriety. Nearly all the poems and letters are in near fine or better condition though a few have a bit of wear to their extremities.A remarkable and notable collection of poetry and letters from this Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, giving new insight into his life, his relationships, and his writing process. .

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        World&#39;s Fair

      NY: Random House. (1985). The publisher&#39;s presentation edition of Doctorow&#39;s National Book Award-winning novel. Leatherbound, using sheets of the first edition. Signed by the author on a tipped-in leaf. Top edge gilt, silk ribbon marker bound in. Never issued for sale, presentation editions like this are usually prepared by the publisher for a small handful of people associated with the creation of the book. They seldom appear on the market. Trace rubbing to corners; else fine. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Golden Post - An Artistic Study of the Tumultuous Events That Led to the Day When They Ran for Ten Million Dollars

      USA: Fine Arts Enterprises Ltd , 1985. 32cm by 40cm, oblong, in original cream cloth slip case with embossed title and gilt author names. Limited numbered edition, this is number 1990 of 2000. Full-leatherette covers with gilt titles and embossed gilt horse head. Gilt page edges, moire silk covered endpapers, book signed by Reeves and Robinson. Near perfect condition: slipcase cloth has picked up a very small amount of dust and only flaw to book is a rub to raised gilt on horse head of cover (see scans). Unpacked weight 4.2kg. More photos available. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.. Signed by Author. Numbered. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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