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        Les Echanges Malandreux.

      Worcester, MA Metacom Press 1985 First edition. One of 500 numbered copies, signed by Gorey. In this transformation book, the pages are cut into two pieces, with characters on the top and captions with lines of conversation below. The characters and captions can be put together in thousands of combinations. A very fine copy in illustrated wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance

      Beech Tree Books|~| NY: Beech Tree Books. (1985). The uncorrected proof copy of one of the most highly praised first novels of its time -- a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters for a book of "considerable literary achievement." Publication date written on front cover; near fine in wrappers. An uncommon proof, and an important debut. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THREE FARMERS ON THEIR WAY TO A DANCE.

      William Morrow, New York 1985 - Uncorrected bound galleys of the author's first book. With the photographic postcard laid in, as issued. Comments on this galley by Powers: "It really took me back to see the picture of this one. My first, back when I didn't even know that there was such a thing as a bound galley. I remember they were very proud of running that photo on the front; this was back before the big trend of making fancy bound readers copies that look almost like a finished paperback. Although these galleys were far and away the roughest I've ever had (not a page without errors), there are no substantial textual differences of any kind. The pagination difference resulted from the bound galley coming directly from the uncut long galley pages, so that there are endless half-pages of text, reset for the final." Near fine solid copy of this rarity (corner crease to laid in photo postcard) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        The Walter Lantz Story with Woody Woodpecker and Friends (Signed),

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1985 - 8vo. 254pp. Black cloth spine, gilt; red paper boards. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is fine as well. The Bob and Dolores Hope copy with an inscription on the front free endpaper signed by Lantz: "To my dear friends Dolores and Bob Hope, with Love, Walter Lantz, 1987." Above the inscription Lantz has drawn a sketch of Woody Woodpecker. Accompanied by a letter from the Bob and Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation certifying that this copy came from the Hope library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Ender's Game

      Tor Books 1985 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy Orson Scott Card First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        A Collection of Shunga (Japanese Erotic Art), 30 matted prints from 13 artists.

      ARC Publications 1985 - 30 color reproductions of Ukiyoe (wood block prints), by various Japanese artists, each matted in its own folder with tissue guards, and laid into a large orange silk cloth drop-back box with two clasps, lettered in gilt. Plus the 28 pp. book in wrappers that lists the artists and describes each artwork. The dimensions of each print are 15 5/8 inches x 11 inches or 39.7 x 28 cms. The dimensions of each mounted and matted print are 18.5 inches x 12.25 inches or 46.7 x 31 cms. Artists include: Honami Koetsu; Tsukioka Settei; Suzuki Harunobu; Kitagawa Utamaro; Katsushika Hokusai; Isoda Koryusai; Kubo Shunman; Keisai Eisen; Utagawa Kuniyoshi; Utagawa Kunisada; Utagawa Kunitora; Utagawa Kunimori; Utagawa Kunimasa III. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tistou les pouces verts *

      A compte d'écoliers, Echallens 5.1985. - Relié plein lin brut grège 13 x 19, couverture illustrée d'un dessin original au stylo feutre, gardes de papier vergé décoré d'empreintes de mains qui riment en joyeux bambins. Laissons parler les auteurs de cette touchante petite chose :"Ce livre a été écrit par une classe de 2ème année primaire, après l'écoute de l'opéra "Tistou les pouces verts".Recueil de 65 pages imprimée par un procédé vraisemblablement artisanal, comme l'est réalisé cet unica de A à Z, truffé d'une lettre autographe signée des 23 élèves. Rédigée sur feuillet de papier fort or ange, icelle remercie la relieuse de son travail d'initiation à l'habillage de cet ouvrage, en accompagnement de cet exemplaire qui lui est destiné.L'un des 23 écoliers a-t-il accepté de se dessaisir de son volume au profit de ce cadeau dans lequel on ne peut s'empêcher de percevoir une sorte d'émouvante reconnaissance ?Le dessin qui en orne le premier plat fut-il effectué sur chacun des exemplaires ?Et aujourd'hui, combien en reste-t-il ?Que de questions. Édition originale. L'un des 23 présumés exemplaires du tirage total.

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        Kingfishers and Related Birds

      New South Wales: Lansdowne Editions, 1985. Hardcover. Fine. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Cooper W T. Elephant Folio. 2 volume set. Very fine set in blue cloth boards with 3/4 blue leather binding with silver-lettered grey leather label on spine. Includes velvet lined and cloth covered solander box. Set includes a separate coloured plate. Number 994 of 1000 copies signed by author and illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Goldcrestbooks]
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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]

      Marseille: Les Bibliophiles de Provence, 1985. Livre. Illus. by Orlando Pelayo. Comme neuf. En Feuilles. Ed. illustrée. In-folio. 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..

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        Albert Speer: Architecture, 1932-1942

      Archives D'Architecture Moderne, 1985. Oversized Hardback with pictorial label.. Very good condition./No dust jacket, as issued. . Color and B&W Illustrations. Text in French and English. Clean unmarked copy.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Alte Meister. Eine Komödie

      FfM., Suhrkamp (1985).. 2. Aufl. 310 (1) S. OLn. mit OU. Mit eh. Signatur Thomas Bernhards a. d. Titelbl. - Signierte Bücher v. Bernhard sind äußerst selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Guitar world Magazine ( 80 Magazines 1985-1995)

      1985 - 80 Magazines 1985-1995 . Free post . Ref Book 226-B box B-24 and B-25 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        MADAME BOVARY

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book 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 to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. This Special Edition was prepared for subscribers to The Oxford Library of the World's Greatest Books. ; The Oxford Library of the World's Greatest Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Tokyo: 1970-1985

      Tokyo: Meicho Shuppan, 1985. Fine in a fine jacket, publisher's red obi.. First Edition. Quarto. Collection of images shot in dark black and white of Tokyo's homeless, drunks, weirdos and psychopaths. Uncommon book, even in Japan.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1 : Paintings and Sculptures 1961-1963

      Phaidon, Grande Bretagne 1985 - 512 pages ; texte en anglais ; 696 illustrations en couleur, 131 en noir et blanc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artcurial]
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        A Second Paradise: Indian Courtly Life 1590-1947

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. Hardcover. 0283992689 brown cloth gilt lettering to spine illustrated dust jacket 192 pp. . Very Good. 1985.

      [Bookseller: San Francisco Book Company]
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        Louisiana Heron, Ardea Ludoviciana. Wils Male adult. No. 44 [Havell 217]

      Abbeville Press, Japan 1985 - Beautiful print of a Heron from second facsimile edition. This edition, which was published from the original plates 135 years after their creation, recreates the entire set of 435 images in their original double elephant folio format. Published in conjunction with the Audubon Society, the edition commemorates the two hundredth birthday of John James Audubon. Paper bears the authenticating watermark. Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist. One of the most famous American natural history artists, Audubon did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints. Elephant folio bird print. Color offset lithograph. Page measures 26.5" x 39.5".

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE ELOQUENT DEAD: ANCESTRAL SCULPTURE OF INDONESIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA - Rare Fine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing

      Los Angeles, CA: University Of California Press, 1985 - 1st Printing. 240 pages. Published in 1985. Exhibition monograph on subject. One of the greatest books on indigenous tribal art of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Should not be confused with the Softcover Edition, which was published simultaneously with it. Published in a tiny first print run as a hardcover original by a University Press, with funding from the National Endowment for The Humanities. The Hardcover Edition was issued both with and without a DJ, a typical practice of University Press publications. As such, describing the absence of a DJ as "missing" is erroneous. The First Edition is now very rare. Published on the occasion of the landmark retrospective exhibition held at the UCLA Museum of Cultural History from October 8 through November 25, 1985. Presents, in an austerely elegant volume, some of the greatest tribal art the world will ever see. The exhibition's (and this book's) perspective is insightful, brilliantly realized, and has been immensely influential. It also has universal significance, as the focus of all other ceremonial tribal art (in Africa, the Americas, and other parts of Asia) is The Dead or rather, the passage of the living from this life to the afterlife, the transmutation of "body" into "spirit", a journey that those they leave behind mark with utmost respect, ritual, and solemnity. Here are "elaborate, frighteningly beautiful ritual art objects relating to the dead in the cultures of Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Contains photographs of this funerary art and essays on the ancestral arts of Nias, Batak, Dayak, Toraja, Biak, Paiwan, and Yami" (Publisher's blurb). The book also touches on similar (and possibly, related) art in the Lesser Sundas and Moluccas, the Philippines, and Madagascar. The art itself, beautifully photographed, is to die for: Powerful in their worldview, exquisite in their attention to detail, and unsurpassed in their intuitive apprehension of The Beautiful as The Sacred. They help remind us, and we need to be reminded, that art before our secular Modern Age was about the larger-than-life (as it were) and the sublime. One does not have to be a believer to appreciate and be moved by this great art; if anything, one's particular religious beliefs will tend to get in the way of such appreciation. And with the exception of a few memorial artists (like Christian Boltanski on the one hand and Art Spiegelman on the other), the beautiful-as-sacred has been permanently banished in contemporary art. An absolute "must-have" title for art book collectors. This title is a classic. This is one of very few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. The few copies of the Hardcover Edition available online command between $3000 and (an incredible) $15, 000. Almost all other copies available online are the Softcover Edition (which sell for between $350 and $500, rightly so because they are also rare). This is a reasonable and lovely alternative. A very rare copy thus. 300 plates. One of the seminal art books of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. ISBN 0930741056. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GREAT IDEAS 3 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. ; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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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        Ovid's metamorphoses in fifteen books

      Officina Bodoni per Limited Editions Club, Verona 1985 - Number 947 of 1500 copies. Condition: Fine With the original slipcase. Slipcase shows some light shelfwearing. Translated into English verse under the direction of Sir Samuel Garth by John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Joseph Addison, William Congreve and other eminent hands. With 15 original etchings by Hans Herni (cm 10x9) pp. 520 ?Fifteen hundred copies have been made . by Giovanni Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni . The etchings were made for this edition by Hans Erni. Signed by the engraver and the printer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Via Brevia]
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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]

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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:

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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]

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        EIGHTEEN PORTRAITS. ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY MAURICE GROSSER

      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 .

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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.

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        Doctor Who The Two Doctors SIGNED Patrick Troughton Colin Baker

      WH Allen, UK 1985 - Doctor Who The Two Doctors SIGNED Patrick Troughton Colin Baker WH Allen. Published in 1985. An excellent, near fine hardback signed by Patrick Troughton and Colin Baker to the title page (see image). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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

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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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        © KEITH HARING 1985 (COLORING BOOK)

      (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&

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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]

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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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