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Índice de las notas de D. Diego Clemencín en su edición de "El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha"

By: Bradford, Carlos Federico ; [Cervantes]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta de Manuel Tello: 1885

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39187

Condition: Very Good+


xii & 623 pages; Contemporary red pebbled half morocco over marbled-paper-covered boards, raised bands on the spine, title and author lettered in gilt directly in the second and fourth panels, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. This index is still useful and much cited. It was prepared by the Boston-based scholar Charles F. Bradford as an exhaustive index to the influential edition of Cervantes great novel 'Don Quixote' made by Diego Clemencín (1765-1834). [El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote, Comentado por Don Diego Clemencin. Madrid : 1833-9]. This was well worthy of many years of Charles... View more info

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS AS A LITERARY CRITIC From The Disciplines of Criticism

By: Brooks, Cleanth

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37026

Condition: Very Good


An offprint from The Disciplines of Criticism. Stapled at left edge. An uncommon item by Cleanth Brooks. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

HANSEL AND GRETHEL AND OTHER TALES

By: Brothers Grimm ; Arthur Rackham (illustrator)

Price: $224.94

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1920

Seller ID: 42447

Condition: Very Good


x, (2), 159, (1) pages; Clean and secure in original quarto red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration at front board and spine; lower corners slightly rounded, cloth worn at spine ends. Text block and all twenty colour plates present and in near fine condition. All black and white illustrations present and sharp. No markings, no tears; quite a nice example of this fabulous Rackham work. The Story of Hansel and Grethel & Other Tales By The Brothers Grimm is a fantastic collection of stories, decorated with Arthur Rackham’s splendid illustrations. Included, are such well-known a... View more info

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LA SAISIAZ - The Two Poets of Croisic

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38843

Condition: Near Fine


x, 202, 2 pages; (Broughton A108) Clean and tight in original binding of bevelled green cloth with tripled borders & gilt lettering. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian romance [& Vita Meriadoci: An Arthurian Romance now first edited...] now first edited from the Cottonian MS. Faustina B. VI. of the British Museum

By: Bruce, J. Douglas, editor ; [SIGNED]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Modern Language Association of America: 1898; 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39459

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Editio Princeps of two of the Arthurian Romance texts transcribed by J. Douglas Bruce at the turn of the last century, in their first appearances in print. Offprints from the Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America, bound together for their author, original printed front covers retained, with a presentation autograph postcard from J. Douglas Bruce to Professor J. W. Bright of Johns Hopkins (President of the Modern Language Association of America in 1902, the year of the presentation of these two texts. The contents are: 1 -- 'De Ortu Waluuanii. An Arthurian roma... View more info

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THERE ARE NO TREES INSIDE THE PRISON

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Brunswick, Blackberry Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37040

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and secure in original printed wrappers, front wrapper faintly toned at top edge. OCLC: 21739212 Typed poem titled "Bravado" laid in with manuscript note at bottom -- "Pop! do you like this?" For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A STRANGE STORY in Two Volumes

By: Bulwer - Lytton, Sir Edward

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1861

Seller ID: 39324

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; (iv), 300; x, 390 pages; Bound in quarter black with marbled boards, leather dry at spine, chipping at extremities, gilt flaked from spines. Copyright Edition. OCLC: 9618199 Todd & Bowden 569e & 570b Volume 1 published in 1861; Volume 2 published in 1862. Issue points: both volumes have the "1" at the foot of the first page of text and the statement "Printing Offices of the Publisher" at the end of text; both volumes have halftitle series number in Arabic numerals; on verso of halftitles, Volume 1 lists other works by Bulwer Lyt... View more info

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MY NOVEL by Pisistratus Caxton or Varieties in English Life Two Volumes bound as one

By: Bulwer - Lytton, Sir Edward

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Routledge and Co: 1856

Seller ID: 39432

Condition: Very Good


(iv), 396; 471 pages; Bound in half marbled calf with marbled boards, leather splitting along front hinge, but reattached, secure. Twenty-sixth thousand. OCLC: 4364376 This is the second of Bulwer-Lytton's Caxton sagas. Having been laid low by his unrequited love for the aristocratic Fanny with her social aspirations, Pisistratus looks closer to home and marries a distant cousin. The two Caxton sagas suggest many parallels between the past, as seen in The Caxtons, and the "present" of this second novel, emphasizing the dominance of human nature and temperment over transient ci... View more info

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A STRANGE STORY (Two volumes bound as one)

By: Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1861-62

Seller ID: 39507

Condition: Very Good


Collection of British Authors No. 569; (iv), 1-300; x, 1-390 pages; Former owner's name in pencil at top of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in contemporary binding of quarter tan leather over marbled boards, five raised bands at spine, green and red leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Leather rubbed along spine and corners. OCLC: 9618199 Todd and Bowden 569e* and 570b. Volume 1 published in 1861; Volume 2 published in 1862. Issue points: both volumes have the "1" at the foot of the first page of text and the statement "Printing Offices of the Publisher" and o... View more info

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THIS VERY EARTH [ First Edition ]

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40709

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


254 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in wonderful lurid dustjacket (price-clipped) designed by Robert Graves. A classic of mid-20th century Southern literature, this "sordid, tragic story, told with Caldwell's horrifying clarity of perception." Erskine Caldwell (1903 – 1987) was an American novelist and short story writer from Georgia. His writings about poverty, racism and social problems in the American South won critical acclaim, but alienated him from many of his fellow Southerners, who were insulted by his portrayal of their culture. ; Experience the pleasure of rea... View more info

THE WINDMILL - Stories, Essays, Poems & Pictures by Authors & Artists whose Works are published at the Sign of the Windmill

By: Callender, L. ( editor) ; Arthur Rackham ; Cecil Aldin ; Max Beerbohm ; et al.

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42437

Condition: Very Good-


ix, (1), 226 pages; Quarto brown cloth over orange boards with gilt title on front cover. Corners rounded, boards toned, scattered foxing, quarter-size light yellow stain at top margin of last few leaves, one line quote from Walt Whitman neatly on halftitle. Wonderful illustrations (all are present) by C. Lovat Fraser, Max Beerbohm, Cecil Aldin (double page) and Arthur Rackham. This is a anthology of authors who had been published by William Heinemann over a period of 30 years. They include Galsworthy, Gosse, Sassoon, Masefield, Baring, Beerbohm, Swinburne, Hearn, Sackville-West, Zangwill, ... View more info

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Intimate Society Letters Of The Eighteenth Century In Two Volumes Edited By the Duke of Argyll, K.T.

By: Campbell, John Douglas Sutherland ; The Duke Of Argyll

Price: $54.94

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42366

Condition: Very Good-


xiv, 328; vii, 329-696 pages; Contents clean and secure in original red cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines and front boards; some fading to cloth on rear board of Volume II. John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll KG, KT, GCMG, GCVO, VD, PC (1845 – 1914) was a British nobleman and the fourth Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. He married Queen Victoria's fourth daughter, Princess Louise in 1871. This was the first time a legitimate daughter of the sovereign had married a subject of the Crown since 1515. The couple shared a love of the ... View more info

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Le Portefeuille Vert ou Recueil de contes et d'entretiens, à l'usage de la jeunesse, par Campe Traduit de l'allemand par Mlle S. Trémadeure...

By: Campe, Joachim Heinrich [1746-1818] ; Sophie Ulliac-Trémadeure, trans.

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Paris, Locard et Davi: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39468

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 280 pages; Contemporary full calf, covers with a decorative border of a rule and floral tools in gilt, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules and all-over tooling, brown marbled endpapers, edges decoratively marbled to match. Spine worn and repaired, with a half inch piece missing and the bottom edge. Frontispiece, title vignette and four full page engraved plates. Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746 – 1818) was a German writer, linguist, educator and publisher. He was tutor to the von Humboldt family, and briefly tutored Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, was associated with Joha... View more info

THE ROSSETTIS - Dante Gabriel and Christina

By: Cary, Elisabeth Luther ; Margaret Armstrong

Price: $64.94

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42430

Condition: Very Good


xi, (1), 310, (2) pages; Original owner's name on ffep "Edith G. Jennings" clean and secure in original navy blue cloth binding designed by Margaret Armstrong, decoratively stamped at spine and front board with elaborate gilt images of clusters of grapes and grape vines on a trellis and bearing her designer's monogram of an intertwined "MA". Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and thirty additional illustrated plates (black and white, sepia tones and single color) with tissue guards. Cary's study covers both Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and poet Christina Georgina Rosse... View more info

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The Gamester - A Comedy ; The Conscious Lovers ; The Gentle Shepherd ; The King and the Miller of Mansfield ; The Rehearsal

By: Centlivres, Susanna ; Sir Richard Steele ; Allan Ramsay ; R. Dodsley ; George Villiers

Price: $124.94

Publisher: London, Various, see description: 1756

Seller ID: 42104

Condition: Good+


372 pages; A bound volume containing five separately published plays. Bound in half leather with marbled boards. Binding is quite worn and rubbed, hinges starting and corners rounded, chipped at head of spine. Contents as follows: The Conscious Lovers by Sir Richard Steele. London, Printed for J. and R. Tonson, T. Caslon, G. Kearsly, T. Lownds, and W. Nicoll, MDCCLXIV (1764), 84 pp. The Gentle Shepherd, A Scots Pastoral Comedy by Allan Ramsay with Familiar Epistles between Lieutenant William Hamilton and Allan Ramsay Edinburgh, Printed for James Reid, MDCCLIII (1753), 88 pp. The Gamest... View more info

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The Poetry Chap-Book - Spring 1944

By: Cerf, Bennett ; Blanche Stewart ; Nathaniel Thornton; Marcia Masters; Cullen Jones; Mahlon Leonard Fisher; et alus

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Gustav Davidson: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42186

Condition: Near Fine


Volume II, No. 3; 28 pages; Clean and secure in original turquoise blue wrappers printed in red. Pagination: (ii), 59-81, (3). From Cerf's preface: "Even in peacetime the casualty list among poets is shockingly high. Now, with the country in its third year of war, almost all the young writers of verse have been absorbed into the armed forces and can find, on the whole, neither the time nor the mood for lyrical flight. Those who remain hors de combat seem to want to talk to themselves in a language understood by a cult of one. ... While we wait for the voice that will sing of this war-torn... View more info

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Green Days And Blue Days

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Dublin, Maunsel and Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42343

Condition: Very Good


173 pages; Former owner's name in pencil on ffep, otherwise clean and secure in original blue buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board; cloth a bit faded at spine. Patrick Reginald Chalmers (1872–1942) was an Irish writer, who also worked as a banker. This was his first book - Green Days and Blue Days (1912). His poetry addresses topics as broadcast as war, dogs and cats, and Irish life, and hunting and fishing. He also wrote prose in a number of different areas, including field sports, deerstalking and horse racing, as well biographies of Kenneth Grahame and J. M. Barri... View more info

PARSIFAL MARCHEN

By: Chamberlain, Houston Stewart

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen, Verlag von F. Bruckmann: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41528

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; Nr. 77 of an edition limited to only 330 copies printed on Japon paper. OCLC: 8271067 Titlepage with large Initial printed in gold, lettering in red and black. Large initial letters and first chapter lines in beautiful stylized type printed in red. Original card covers with pattern of intertwining vines and flowers printed in gold, lightly dust soiled. Contents clean a bright. Though British-born, Chamberlain wrote in German, authoring several books on political philosophy, natural science, and Richard Wagner. In early adulthood, he migrated to Dresden where he immersed himself i... View more info

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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer A modern rendering into prose of the Prologue and ten tales

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey ; Percy MacKaye ; Walter Appleton Clark (illustrator)

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Fox, Duffield and Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39262

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 236 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and a coulour illustration mounted to front board with a gilt border. OCLC: 1125960 Illustrated with six wonderful colour plates by Walter Appleton Clark. View more info

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THE SWORD IN THE SOUL [in scarce dustjacket]

By: Chauvire, Roger ; Ernest Boyd ; James Atephens

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40634

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


291 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with red lettering and decorative stamping at spine and front cover in very good dustjacket with toning at spine and some edgewear. Translated by Ernest Boyd. With a Preface by James Stephens. Chauvire has described Ireland and the Irish with a depth of feeling and understanding rarely equalled .... [he] has wrought the soul of Ireland in this book -- its inner strife, its song and charm, the dynamic urge of its nationalism. The novel is so intimate that one would say it could be done only by an Irishman; so objective that no Irish... View more info