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        Vathek. Eine orientalische Erzählung. Mit 10 Radierungen von GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN. Handgebunden in stahlblaues Kalbhalbleder. [Estdruck, Edition de Tête, signiert]

      The Bear Press 1985 - Eine von 170 nummerierten und von Gottfried Helnwein signierten EDITIONEN DE TÊTE . Hergestellt in reinster Handarbeit, wie bei Gutenberg. Gesetzt in der Baskerville-Antiqua, gedruck auf Zerkall-Bütten, geheftet und gebunden in Halbleder auf 5 Bünden, vergoldeter Rückentext und - verzierung, Lederkanten, Kopfgoldschnitt. 194 Seiten, 19 x 28 x cm , marmorierter Original-Schuber. - - - Bibliophiler Hand-Pressendruck der klassisch-berühmten arabischen Geschichte, die mittels Ironisierung moralischen und sozialen Konformismus, und der Beziehung zwischen Grausamkeit, Erotik und Schönheitsliebe der Erzählung eine unvergleichliche literarische Qualität verleiht. - - - Die Gesamtauflage des einmaligen bibliophilen Handpressendrucks umfasst 200 Exemplare, davon 170 Editionen de Tête mit 10 Radierungen und eine Holzschnittinitiale . [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Classikon - Kunst & Fotografie]
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        Ohne Titel.

      o. O., 1985. Orig. Öl auf Leinen, auf einen Karton montiert. ca. 97 x 97 cm. Gerahmt. Monogrammiert \"TO85\". - Leichte Faltspuren. - Maria Tomasell­i Cirne Lima (1941-), schloß 1965 ihr Philosphiestudium an der Universität Innsbruck mit dem Doktorat ab, heiratete Carlos Roberto Cirne Lima und übersiedelte nach Brasilien. Seit 1969/70 Malstudien bei Ibere Camargo, Porto Alegre. 1974 führte Danubio Gancalves sie in die Lithographie ein. 1975 beschäftigte sich Maria Tomaselli intensiv mit der Indianerthematik, die sie in verschiedenen Zyklen bearbeitet.1980 erfolgt die Gründung ihres Lithographieateliers MAM in Porto Alegre. 2014 stellte sie in Imst aus \"Behausungen\" - \"... Mit Zeichen und Symbolen ordnet sie die Reste eines verlorenen Paradieses neu, wobei die Magie dieser Bildfolgen von den Farben und Formen ausgeht: „Malen heißt, mit den Händen träumen ... \" (Zitat). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst, Zeitgenossen

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        The Divine Liturgy (English and Greek Edition) [Jan 01, 1985] Hellenic Colleg..

      Holy Cross Pr, 1985-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Holy Cross Orthodox Press 1985 hardcover, bright gilt titles and decoration on fine burgundy leather, tight binding, ribbon bookmark attached, most clean text- a few penciled instructive margin notes in English Prompt, reliable service, shipped next business day. Int'l mailed via first class or priority.

      [Bookseller: Sperry Books]
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        Coron, Nobelpreis für Literatur, limitierte Luxusausgabe, Saffian-Ganzleder, Rundum-Goldschnitt, 30 Bände (incl. Einf.Bd.) | Nr. 787/998 (in Schubern)

      Coron Verlag, Lachen am Zürichsee / Zürich 1985 - Luxusausgabe in Saffian-Ganzleder, nur 998 nummerierte Exemplare. Editions-Nummer 787 (s. Bild 2) mit allen in dieser Einbandvariante veröffentlichten 30 Bänden, incl. Einführungsband (s. Bilder 3, 6 & 15 ff.). Noch in roten Pappschubern originalverpacktes Exemplar. Flamingofarbenes Saffianleder mit Goldprägungen, dreiseitiger Rundum-Echtgoldschnitt. Format ca. 22,5 x 16 cm (Einführungsband in etwas größerem Format) - Exemplar Nr. 787/998 (in Original-Schubern): Die Bände sind innen frisch, ohne unangenehmem Geruch. Die Bindung ist fest. Lediglich äußerlich finden sich, auch den ersten sechs Originalbildern zu entnehmen, Sachverhalte am Goldschnitt, dem Lederrücken oder –deckel. Der dreiseitige Goldschnitt hat noch den vollen Glanz, allerdings bei einigen Bänden einen feinen, kurzen Kratzer; erwähnenswert ist bei einem Band ein stärkerer Kratzer sowie bei zwei Bänden etwas Aufhellung (s. Bild 4 dieser drei Bände). Auf den ansonsten tadellosen Buchdeckeln findet sich bei einem Band eine bestoßene Ecke, bei einem zwei Kratzer & beim Registerband mehrere, kleinere Eindruckstellen (s. Bild 6 von diesen Bänden). An den Buchrücken gibt es Folgendes festzustellen (s. auch Bild 5 der am auffälligsten, betroffenen Rücken): Bei einem Band eine bestoßene Ecke (rechter Band), bei einem Band zwei Kratzer (zweiter Band von rechts), bei fünf Bänden eine kleine Eindruckstelle (s. die beiden linken Bände) & bei acht Bänden ist eine Stelle berieben / bestoßen (s. die übrigen vier Bände). Die Schuber weisen - ihrer Funktion entsprechend - Lagerspuren auf, der Einführungsband wurde seitens des Verlages immer ohne Schuber ausgeliefert. ••• Die Bilder 2 ff. sowie weitere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie wie immer auf unseren eigenen Internetseiten • Einzel-Bände in unseren Parallelangeboten sowie auf Anfrage. ••• 55000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages [three volumes in four].

      Melbourne: Oxford University Press / Australian Academy of the Humanities. 1985-87. [One]: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771. [Two]: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775. [Three]: The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780. With a descriptive catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the Voyage (in two parts - Text & Catalogue). Vols I & II second impressions, Vol 3 first edition. [One]: xvi, 247pp; 52 plates, descriptive inventory of collection, notes on the artists. [Two]: xiv, 274pp; 106 plates, notes on artists. [Three - Text]: xxii, 233pp; 209 plates. [Three - Catalogue]: [viii], 235-669pp, illustrated. All volumes with bibliography & index. Cloth with dustwrappers (in protective sleeves). No slipcase. A fine (unused) clean set. .

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        Proluky [Vacant Lot]

      [No place - Praha?: no publisher, Rijen - listopad - prosinec [Oct. [No place - Praha?: no publisher. Rijen - listopad - prosinec [October - November - December] 1985 / 1986. First. Samizdat (first?) edition (dated on 1985 however the copyright, which is printed reversed beneath, is dated to 1986). Octavo. 285pp. Buff cloth, over photomechanically reproduced leaves, author's name in pencil to spine. Text in Czech. Slight rubbing, else near fine. Signed by Hrabal on title page. A semi-autobiographical story that tracks Hrabal's life from 1963 until the 70s. Dealing with the times when his first book "Perlicka na dne" (Pearl on the Bottom) was published through the seventies when he was banned as an author. "Proluky" is the last part of a trilogy. An early Samizdat edition, Hrabal was considered one of the great Czech writers of the 20th Century. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC locates four copies with similar, but not exact (283pp. or 284pp.) pagination. Any Signed samizdat editions are uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West

      Random House, New York 1985 - Coming from the personal library of Ed Abbey is an association copy of Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian"; inscribed by McCarthy to Ed Abbey, "For Ed With all best wishes Your friend Cormac." A very good copy with original dust jacket and red, half cloth binding. Dust jacket has light creasing at top edge, a quarter inch tear at the top of the spine and light toning to inside flaps; boards have light sunning and foxing to top edge, and light wear to bottom, right corner; rear pastedown has three leaves pasted to back board; text block is clean and binding is tight. Research and experience handling McCarthy's works reveals that he rarely inscribed books, this inscribed copy being very rare. Although the relationship between Ed Abbey and Cormac McCarthy is unknown, the inscription shows a level of familiarity, and the association between two of the most influential writers of the 20th and 21st centuries is remarkable. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pp; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Cunning Little Vixen

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York 1985 - First edition thus, with pictures by Maurice Sendak. Publisher's presentation issue. Full gray morocco gilt. One of a handful of copies, perhaps as few as five, prepared by the publisher for presentation to the author, and for very limited distribution from the publisher. Bound from the unbound sheets of the signed and limited edition, this copy Signed by Sendak, but unnumbered. Possibly the only copy ever to reach the marketplace, this copy was retained by the binder. We've never seen another. Classic Czechoslovakian novel illustrated by Sendak. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'ALTRUI MESTIERE.

      Torino, Einaudi, 1985. In-16, brossura, pp. VI,252. In buono stato (good copy).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Ender's Game

      Tor, 1985. Hardback. Very Good/Fine(Ex-Lib). First edition hardback, an externally clean Ex-Library copy, with endpaper lift from being glued to the backside of the Mylar dust jacket protector, pocket removal on FFE, and discard stamp on title page, otherwise VG with slight spine lean and slight wear at heel, in a Fine Mylar-protected dust jacket. Formerly my own personal copy. Far and away the most difficult domestic Hugo and Nebula winner of recent vintage; you'd have to go back to Lord of Light in 1968 to find a domestic Hugo & Nebula winner that goes for more. The last Ex-Library copy I had I sold for $495, and this is much nicer.

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        The Birds of America-The Audubon Abbeville Double Elephant Folio

      Abbeville Press, New York 1985 - Published in conjunction with The National Audubon Society. Complete in four double elephant folio volumes along with the seven quarto text volumes in matching bindings. It was published in an edition of 350 sets of high quality facsimile reproductions of all 435 Audubon Havell originals. About 300 of the 350 sets, of which this is one, were bound into dark green half leather and cloth, heavily stamped in gilt. The remaining prints were sold as loose sets. The Abbeville Edition was the second complete reproduction of Audubon's original Havell Edition of 1826-38. The bindings measure 40 ¼" x 27 ¼". Each of the 435 prints measure about 26 1/2" x 39 1/2". Each print is watermarked, "Audubon Society Abbeville Press" with an impressed bird within the mark. All volumes are in nearly fine condition. There is slight wear to some of the corners, also some wear along some edges. A large scrape to the rear cover of volume one. There is a bit of rubbing to some of the cover gilt. All interiors are fine and tight. All prints are fine, clean, and unmarked. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS EXTREMELY HEAVY SET. PLEASE INQUIRE. ; Double elephant folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BOOKS OF BLOOD VOLUMES I-VI

      London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, [1985-1986].. Octavo, six volumes, boards. First hardcover editions of volumes three through six, first separate hardcover editions of volumes one and two. Each volume signed by Barker. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-20. Winter list, p. 268. Just a touch of tanning to pulpy text paper, a fine set in fine dust jackets with art by Barker. (#139133)

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        Books of Blood 1-6 (1985-1986)

      Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 1985 - Signed copies. UK First Hardcover Trade Editions. Each book Signed by the Author on the title page, no inscription. Set of 6 Volumes: 1-3 1985; 4-6, 1986. Dust Jacket covers illustrated by the Author. Each book collects four to six stories. Book Condition: Fine: Firm sharp signed copies with evenly tanning pulp paper pages. / DJ Condition: Fine: Sharp bright dust jackets under clear mylar covers. Not price-clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        the electric kool-aid acid test

      Bantam books, New York 1985 - RARE / Paperback edition SIGNED by Tom Wolfe AND Ken Kesey in 1986 . The two writers used the other's forename when signing this book. EDITION DE POCHE SIGNEE EN PAGE DE GARDE PAR WOLFE ET KESEY CHACUN UTILISANT LE PRENOM DE L'AUTRE : For Chris.Ken Wolfe.Tommy Kesey [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Etre Dieu Opera-Poem, Audio-visual and Catarrah in six parts; Libretto by Manuel Vazquez Montalban Music by Igor Wakhevitch with Salvador Dali as the Divine Dali

      Editorial Mediterrania, Barcelona 1985 - 228 pages. 31 x 31 cm. Limited edition, copy 153 of 500. All pieces of the set are numbered in pencil, consisting of three parts: A volume bound in moire silk, all edges gilt. 12x12. -- Color lithograph ofDali's 1972 self portrait -- 12x12. Image of the face of Marilyn Monroe with the head of Mao Tse Tung. Housed in pocket within matching moire silk portfolio. -- 3 phonograph records, each housed in a gold paper sleeve, glassine paper protecting the records. Housed in a pocket within matching moire silk case. Text in Spanish, Catalan and English. Full page color and black and white photographs in the text volume. All three blue moire silk volumes are housed within a two-part hard acrylic gilt-decorated case with limitation noted on the latter. All three volumes and acrylic case decorated in gilt, Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NEWMAN'S OWN COOKBOOK

      1985. NEWMAN, Paul. NEWMAN'S OWN COOKBOOK. Compiled by Ursula Hotchner & Nell Newman with Trenchant Observations by A.E. Hotchner. Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1985. 8vo., gray cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. A cornucopia of recipes by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Newman, with a few recipes contributed by family friends- like Joan Rivers and Martha Stewart. Signed by Paul Newman on the front endpaper. Fine condition in similar d/j. $500.00.

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        Yoga für alle Lebensstufen - in Bildern - Sivananda-Yoga-Zentrum

      YOGA für alle Lebensstufen - in Bildern Herausgegeben vom Sivananda-Yoga-Zentrum - (Swami Sivananda Saraswati war ein bekannter Yoga-Meister und Lehrer des Vedanta. Swami ist ein hinduistischer Ehrentitel und bedeutet Meister.Wikipedia ) Vorwort : Swami Vishnu Devananda Texte von Lucy Lidell mit Narayani u. Giris Rabinovitch Fotos von Fausto Dorelli Graefe Und Unzer VerlagMünchen - deutsche Erstausgabe 1985 Aus dem Inhalt : Einführung ins YOGA Die Grundstellungen -Die Atmung YOGA-Ernährung Meditation Asanas und Variationen Der Zyklus des Lebens - YOGA und Gesundheit - Anhang 191 Seiten farbig illustrierter Pappeinband gebunden Hardcover - zahlreiche Abbildungen 90 Fotografien und 250 Schritt- für Schritt- Zeichnungen mit Anleitungen Yoga für alle Lebensstufenist der Titel eines Buches, das 1983 erschien und 10 Jahre lang der Yoga Bestseller in Europa war. Yoga für alle Lebensstufen entstand durch die Initiative von Girish Rabinovitch im Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center London. Die bei Yoga Vidya so beliebte YogalehrerinNarayaniist das Hauptmodel für die meisten Fotos. Hier ein Auszug aus dem Buch Yoga für alle Lebensstufen, nämlich zum Lebenszyklus. Gerade die letzten Kapitel des Buches haben diesem Hatha Yoga Bestseller seinen Namen gegeben, und haben gerade im deutschsprachigen Raum dem Yoga Unterricht anKinder, Schwangere und Senioren entscheidende Impulse gegeben. Hier also der Abschnitt über den Zyklus des Lebens aus dem Buch "Yoga für alle Lebensstufen": Die Yoga-Disziplin begleitet uns durch das ganze Leben. Sie ist eine vielseitige und allumfassende Wissenschaft, die sich allen Lebensumständen und Bedingungen anpasst. Vielleicht fühlten Sie sich anfangs zu Yoga hingezogen, weil sie rank und schlank bleiben wollten als dann Veränderungen in Ihrem Leben eintraten, erkannten Sie den Wert der Atemübungen und der Meditation. In diesem Kapitel befassen wir uns mit Asanas und ihrer Anpassung an verschiedene Bedürfnisse des Lebens. Drei Lebensabschnitten schenken wir besondere Aufmerksamkeit: Mutterschaft, Kindheit und Alter. Doch selbst wenn Sie sich gegenwärtig in keinem dieser Stadien befinden, können Sie aus dem hier vorgelegten Material Ideen für Ihr eigenes Vorgehen gewinnen. Die Grundübungen bilden in jedem Fall die Basis für eine Asana-Folge. Die Klarheit des Geistes, die Yoga erzeugt, sowie die körperliche Lebenskraft und Geschmeidigkeit, die es bewirkt, sind für Jung und Alt gleichermaßen wichtig. Kindern bietet Yoga eine Möglichkeit, das ganze Leben gesund zu bleiben. Mit ihrer natürlichen Beweglichkeit und ihrem Sinn für Gleichgewicht gelingen ihnen die Asanas mühelos, so dass die Sitzungen sowohl erfreulich als auch belohnend sind. (YogaWiki)

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        Salut".

      1985 - Encre acrylique sur toile signée du cachet d'atelier, (1995), 97 x 130 cm., encadrée. Michel GUIRÉ VAKA , "Sculpteur d'images", (1936-2015), après une formation à l'École Estienne et aux Arts Appliqués débute sa carrière comme illustrateur dans les années 70. Ses premiers pas professionnels, il les conjugue avec l'illustration publicitaire. Ses nombreux dessins pour la presse française et américaine, dont The New-York Times, lui valent une renommée internationale et de nombreuses distinctions dont le Marqueur d'Argent. Sa fibre pédagogique s'épanouit dans ses publications- jeunesse avec Bayard Presse, Hachette, Flammarion, Dargaud ., que complète son travail de peintre entamé dans les années 90. Son oeuvre est ainsi répertoriée dans les collections et fonds du Centre Pompidou et du Musée de la Publicis.Une femme, toute en puissance, assise sur un canapé lève le bras en signe de salut. Le fond est traité de manière cubisante. Cette oeuvre s'inscrit dans le cadre de recherches personnelles de l'artiste, une quinzaine de ses oeuvres importantes nous sont connues. Infimes griffures. Oeuvre originale

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        Art in a classless society & vice versa (deluxe edition)

      A study of cultural eccentricities operating within the confines of Antipodean normalcy. Copiously illustrated with the masterpieces of avant gard, centre gard and derrier gard artists, along with a text that is not only astonishingly profound, but also surprisingly readable, from the hand of the celebrated author Donald Friend. Sydney : Richard Griffin, 1985. Folio, fine gilt-embossed red leather in like illustrated dustjacket, 85 pp, (edges flecked), illustrated throughout. Limited to 1500 copies, this is one of the 50 deluxe edition copies signed by the artist (this is copy no. 33), specially bound in leather with a large print hand coloured in watercolour by Donald Friend enclosed. The print is 33/50 and is signed in pencil. Rare.

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        The Giraffe and The Pelly and Me.

      London: Jonathan Cape and Co. 1985.. FIRST EDITION, a nice association copy, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR shortly after publication. Slim folio, pp.[32]. Publisher's glossy pictorial boards, issued without jacket, blue endpapers. Some rubbing to sides, extremities bumped. A very good copy, with presentation note to flyleaf; To / **** / with love / Roald Dahl / 14/10/85 (flourish) This copy was purchased at Dahl's local bookshop (ticket to pastedown) and inscribed close to publication (October 1985). This volume is one of five inscribed Dahl books directly obtained from the recipient, a friend of Theo Dahl, the author's third child and only son. The books' owner spent much time around the Dahl house in Great Missenden and had an after-school job at Dahl and Son Antiques on the High Street. A separate written account of his time spent with the family is supplied with this book.

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        Structural Safety And Reliability, Vols. I-III [Proceedings of ICOSSAR '85, the 4th Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Kobe, Japan May 27-29, 1985]

      In Englisch. 3 Bände. Ganzleinenbände mit Schutzumschlägen. xvi, 638, 4 + xvi, 627, 4 + xvi, 774, 4 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen graphischen Darstellungen. Umschläge mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Sehr guter Zustand. Privatverkauf.

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        Etre Dieu Opera-Poem, Audio-visual and Catarrah in six parts; Libretto by Manuel Vazquez Montalban Music by Igor Wakhevitch with Salvador Dali as the Divine Dali

      Barcelona: Editorial Mediterrania, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. All three volumes and acrylic case decorated in gilt, Fine. Dali, Salvador. 228 pages. 31 x 31 cm. Limited edition, copy 153 of 500. All pieces of the set are numbered in pencil, consisting of three parts: A volume bound in moire silk, all edges gilt. 12x12. -- Color lithograph of Dali's 1972 self portrait -- 12x12. Image of the face of Marilyn Monroe with the head of Mao Tse Tung. Housed in pocket within matching moire silk portfolio. -- 3 phonograph records, each housed in a gold paper sleeve, glassine paper protecting the records. Housed in a pocket within matching moire silk case. Text in Spanish, Catalan and English. Full page color and black and white photographs in the text volume. All three blue moire silk volumes are housed within a two-part hard acrylic gilt-decorated case with limitation noted on the latter.

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        Archeologia delle regioni d'Italia

      Club degli Editori s.p.a., MILANO 1985 - ITALIANO Libro in edizione club, rilegato con sovraccopertina la quale mostra leggeri segni e piccolo strappo, i tagli e le pagine appaiono naturalmente brunite dal tempo illustrate con numerosi disegni in nero e tavole fotografiche in b. e n., la legatura salda La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Two Women A Book of Words and Photographs [ Inscribed / Signed - together with an autograph card]

      London: Penguin Books, . Very good+ condition. From the library and personal archive of irish photographer John Minihan. Wonderfully inscribed by Laurie Lee to John Minihan on the titlepage: "For John Minihan - the master - from Laurie Lee - with an amateurs admiration - 1985". Also included - a little greeting-card from Laurie Lee that was included: "John - Pretty poor copy I'm afraid - rotten reproduction - (but hey, all say that don't they ?)". Wonderful association copy. . London, Penguin Books, 1984. 4°. 112 nn. pages. Original, illustrated Softcover. Very good+ condition. From the library and personal archive of irish photographer John Minihan. Wonderfully inscribed by Laurie Lee to John Minihan on the titlepage: "For John Minihan - the master - from Laurie Lee - with an amateurs admiration - 1985". Also included - a little greeting-card from Laurie Lee that was included: "John - Pretty poor copy I'm afraid - rotten reproduction - (but hey, all say that don't they ?)". Wonderful association copy. Laurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE (June 26 1914 – May 13, 1997) was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter, raised in the village of Slad, Gloucestershire. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie (1959), As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991). The first volume recounts his childhood in the Slad Valley. The second deals with his leaving home for London and his first visit to Spain in 1935, and the third with his return to Spain in December 1937 to join the Republican International Brigades. (Wikipedia)

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        Life in the Spirit in Marriage, Home and Work: Ephesians 5: 18 to 6: 9

      The Banner of Truth Trust, 1985. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; no annotation or highlighting to text. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Girl Who Heard Dragons

      Cheap Street, [New Castle, VA] 1985 - Signed by the Author. Clothbound Uncorrected Proof for the First Edition. LIMITED TO ONLY 7 COPIES. Numbered neatly in ink on the last page "#5 of 7 copies". Bound in brown cloth with paper label on front cover, no lettering on spine. Measures 6 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches. Not issued in dust jacket. Not listed in Hargreaves. Book Condition: Fine: A beautiful signed Proof clothbound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Prague Orgy

      London: Cape. (1985). The uncorrected proof copy of the first edition of this volume not separately published in the U.S. until the 1996 paperback edition. Slight abrasion to rear cover; else fine in wrappers. A Roth rarity. Roth became one of the most highly acclaimed American novelists in recent memory with a string of award-winning books in the 1990s and 2000s and inclusion of six volumes of his writings in the Library of America series. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine.

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        Contact: A Novel.

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1985 - First edition of Sagan's science fiction work which deals with the theme of contact between humanity and a more technologically advanced, extraterrestrial life form. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the title page in the month of publication, "For Jenny and Steve with best wishes and warm regards Carl 4/26/85." The recipients Steve and Jenny Rock were friends of Carl Sagan. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Who could be better qualified than the author of the highly successful Cosmos to turn the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence, and humankind's first contact with it, into imaginative reality? "Contact deals with issues.worth pondering.The range and depth of ideas is quite uncommon" (New York Times Book Review). Made into the film bearing the same name directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods and Tom Skerritt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Haute cuisine".

      1985 - Encre acrylique sur papier "mousmé" contrecollée sur carton signée du monogramme en bas à droite, 1980, 24 x 25.5 cm., encadrée. Michel GUIRÉ VAKA , "Sculpteur d'images", (1936-2015), après une formation à l'École Estienne et aux Arts Appliqués débute sa carrière comme illustrateur dans les années 70. Ses premiers pas professionnels, il les conjugue avec l'illustration publicitaire. Ses nombreux dessins pour la presse française et américaine, dont The New-York Times, lui valent une renommée internationale et de nombreuses distinctions dont le Marqueur d'Argent. Sa fibre pédagogique s'épanouit dans ses publications- jeunesse avec Bayard Presse, Hachette, Flammarion, Dargaud ., que complète son travail de peintre entamé dans les années 90. Son oeuvre est ainsi répertoriée dans les collections et fonds du Centre Pompidou et du Musée de la Publicité.Maquette de tête de chapitre d'un article de Fred Ferretti "Wining and Dining" ou "From haute cuisine to the corner bistro, the restaurants of Monaco fill the bill" paru dans Playboy américain le 3.9.80. Un chef en toque et l'air bonhomme y présente sa recette. Infime déchirure et plis marginaux. Oeuvre originale

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        The Handmaid's Tale

      McClelland and Stewart 1985 - A Canadian First Edition, First Printing that has been signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. A true first edition, preceding those of the US and UK. Spine tips rubbed with small area of soiling to top edge. Price-clipped dust jacket has a couple of closed tears to top corner of front panel and to hinge with some wear to top and corners; mark to bottom corner of front panel. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's Award; the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987 and nominated for the Nebula Award, Booker Prize and Prometheus Award. The novel has been adapted for cinema, radio opera and stage with a new 10-episode series by Hulu launched in April 2017. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Time of My Life: An Autobiography

      MIT Press 1985 - Inscribed by author on front flyleaf to his friend distinguished mathematician Stephen C. Kleene, a co-creator of computability theory, "for Steve Kleene / in admiration and / warmest regard / Van [his nickname]." Kleene is mentioned numerous times in this autobiography. First edition. xii, (2), 499 pp. Purple cloth with white lettering. Near Fine in a Good somewhat worn, thoroughly spine-sunned, unclipped jacket with a tear in the back panel. Slight lean to spine. A very nice association between two major figures in mathematical logic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ohne Titel.

      o. O. 1985 - Orig. Öl auf Leinen, auf einen Karton montiert. ca. 97 x 97 cm. Gerahmt. Monogrammiert "TO85". - Leichte Faltspuren. - Maria Tomaselli Cirne Lima (1941-), schloß 1965 ihr Philosphiestudium an der Universität Innsbruck mit dem Doktorat ab, heiratete Carlos Roberto Cirne Lima und übersiedelte nach Brasilien. Seit 1969/70 Malstudien bei Ibere Camargo, Porto Alegre. 1974 führte Danubio Gancalves sie in die Lithographie ein. 1975 beschäftigte sich Maria Tomaselli intensiv mit der Indianerthematik, die sie in verschiedenen Zyklen bearbeitet.1980 erfolgt die Gründung ihres Lithographieateliers MAM in Porto Alegre. 2014 stellte sie in Imst aus "Behausungen" - ". Mit Zeichen und Symbolen ordnet sie die Reste eines verlorenen Paradieses neu, wobei die Magie dieser Bildfolgen von den Farben und Formen ausgeht: „Malen heißt, mit den Händen träumen . " (Zitat). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        St. Nazaire Commando. [Foreword by Lord Lovat]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR

      John Murray,, [1985]. 8vo., First Edition, with 25 plates on 12; original red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, AND ADDITIONAL SIGNATURE ON TITLE. Chant-Sempill was awarded the MC for his part in Operation CHARIOT, the famous raid on the dry dock at St. Nazaire, leading a section responsible for the successful destruction of a dock pump-house. Wounded and captured, he spent 22 months in captivity (Spangenberg, Rotenburg) before his repatriation as a Grand Blesse. BOOKS SIGNED BY CHARIOTEERS ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE. Enser, p.55; Law, 0473.

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        THE POND.; With an essay by Denise Sines

      Aperture, Millerton, NY 1985 - Oblong 4to., full-page b&w photographs. Mounted silver gelatin photo on cloth front cover. Slight cockling of the top blank margin from moisture; else a very good copy in the dust jacket that shows two small damp stains, a small crease, rubbing along the foredge of the front panel, and some indents on the rear panel. Gossage studied with Model, Brodovich and Bruce Davidson. "What distinguishes Gossage's work is his ability to extend and enrich his traditional base while, often in the same image, using his vision to remark upon procedures, accomplishments, and occasional pretensions of the documentary point of view." - Lewis Baltz. SIGNED and dated in 1985 by the photographer. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Henri Laurens, 1885-1954

      Kunstmuseum Bern 1985 - Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jean Pierre Bourgeois (TGF0014)

      - Etude de nu. Projet de parution pour le journal Lui. Tirage argentique contre collé sur alu et signé par l'artiste. Circa 1985. 60 x 80 cm. TGF0014.

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        The Bone People - SIGNED + BAND

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing, published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1985. This is the second issue which is smaller in size to the first issue and has the flash on the wrapper stating, 'Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 1985'. The book has been signed and inscribed by the author to the ffep (and located, stating Orario). The book is very good only and has wear to the boards and a small black dot to the base of the page edge – no other inscriptions. In a near fine clipped wrapper which is a little sunned on the spine. Complete with the Booker Shortlist band. Hulme's success with this title had a negative effect on her state of mind and she became reclusive. Signed copies of this title in any form are extremely rare and virtually unknown.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        [Binding] THE CARVING OF MOUNT RUSHMORE

      New York; (1985): Abbeville Press. SPECIAL DELUXE EDITION. Full-Leather. Octavo. SPECIAL DELUXE EDITION, 415 pp., bound in full beige BUFFALO HIDE, and SIGNED on an official bookplate on the front pastedown AND a slice of Mt. Rushmore granite mounted within a recessed compartment built into the front pastedown; ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED by the author on the front free endpaper, signed and dated, A lovely and interesting book illustrated with many fascinating photographs of the miners who drilled and carved the hard granite. A fine copy without glassine jacket.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE POND.; With an essay by Denise Sines

      Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1985. First edition. Gossage, John. Oblong 4to., full-page b&w photographs. Mounted silver gelatin photo on cloth front cover. Slight cockling of the top blank margin from moisture; else a very good copy in the dust jacket that shows two small damp stains, a small crease, rubbing along the foredge of the front panel, and some indents on the rear panel. Gossage studied with Model, Brodovich and Bruce Davidson. "What distinguishes Gossage's work is his ability to extend and enrich his traditional base while, often in the same image, using his vision to remark upon procedures, accomplishments, and occasional pretensions of the documentary point of view." - Lewis Baltz. SIGNED and dated in 1985 by the photographer.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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