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UR SVENSKA DIKTEN - ANTOLOGI UTGIVEN AV ( Three volumes bound as one )

By: Ek, Karin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Stockholm, Albert Bonniers: 1921

Seller ID: 41118

Condition: Very Good+


1158 pages; Complete three volumes bound as one in mottled half calf over marbled paper boards with matching marbled endpapers. As pictured. Original front wrapper bound in. 328; 314; 416 pp. Original owner's charming bookplate and name on first blank. Leather a bit crazed at spine, but still attractive. ; 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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GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE as Related in her Letters and Journals in Three Volumes. Arranged & edited by J.W. Cross

By: Eliot, George ; J.W. Cross (editor)

Price: $84.94

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1885

Seller ID: 39242

Condition: Very Good-


Contents clean and secure in original brown cloth bindings, small printed 19th century bookplate of "Eugene Burt" in each volume, cloth worn at spine ends, rectangular area of fading on front board of each volume, corners rounded (one bumped), endpapers starting along interior hinges. OCLC: 34257117 xiv, (3), 2-484; viii, 449, (4); vii, 470, errata, (2) pp. Frontispieces in each volume and additional plates. This is the 1885 trade edition, not the later smaller format "Cabinet Edition." View more info

Sylvia Beach 1887-1962

By: Eliot, T.S. ; Marianne Moore; Allen Tate; Janet Flanner; Bryher; Archibald MacLeish

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Paris, Mercure de France: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42295

Condition: Very Good


169 pages; Former owner's small bookplate on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Light scattered foxing to wrappers. Illustrated with photographs. A wonderful compilation of literary essays on Sylvia Beach. View more info

SAINTES LARMES

By: Enjelvin, Joseph Prosper

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Clermont, Imprimerie De Thibaud-Landriot Freres: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40183

Condition: Near Fine


612 pages; Vellum spine over marbled boards with red spine label with gilt lettering. With folding map at rear. Very light scattered foxxing. L'abbe Joseph-Prosper Enjelvin (1795-1861) was a Franciscan who was honorary canon of the cathedral of Clermont, pastor of Pontgibaud; he authored many books during the mid 19th century. The author conceived this book as a sort of mystical garden, in which to cultivate spiritual joy in the midst of this profane world. The first part is a collection of varied religious exercises in the Way of the Cross, preceded by instructions on the benefits of this ... View more info

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MIRACLE AND TREADMILL

By: Epstein, Lester

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Mexico City, Pyramids Press (1957): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38346

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


119 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in edgeworn chipped dustjacket (now in mylar cover). Published in Mexico, this early collection of poetry was written by Lester Epstein, who served for a time as registrar at the Isaac Delgado Museum of Art (now the New Orleans Museum of Art). In his day, Epstein was at the heart of the artistic community in New Orleans. Although Epstein continued to write poetry, he devoted most of his creative energy to his artwork.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that i... View more info

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Madame Thérèse

By: Erckmann-Chatrian ; (Emile Erckmann et Alexandre Chatrian)

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Paris, J. Hetzel: 1870

Seller ID: 40556

Condition: Very Good


377 pages; Contents clean and tight in binding of tan calf and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Rubbing to leather, still an attractive example of this classic French novel. Date is approximate (quinzieme edition) Madame Thérèse was written by French authors Émile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian. The story concerns the French Revolution and the formation of the first French Republic; the authors address themes of social justice and personal loyalties. View more info

REQUIEM FOR A NUN

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40387

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Top edge stained gray. Price on dustjacket flap. No statement of printing on copyright page, with the name of the desner mis-spelled as "M. McKnight Kauffer ". Former owner's name on front endpaper under jacket flap, spine faded. Dustjacket has some wear at edges and folds with some very shallow chipping at spine ends and lower corners. ; 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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THE BUNTLING BALL - A Graeco-American Play A Social Satire

By: Fawcett, Edgar ; C. D. Weldon (illustrator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1885

Seller ID: 39269

Condition: Very Good


154 pages; Former owner's name "Grace G. W. Smith - 1886 -" on first blank, otherwise clean and secure in original green cloth binding with decorative gilt stamping. Erasure mark on ffep, cloth worn a bit at spine ends and corners, still a nice example of this Victorian book. Full-page and in-text illustrations by C. D. Weldon. Edgar Fawcett (1847 – 1904) was a nineteenth century American novelist and poet. Born in New York City in 1847, Fawcett lived most of his life in the City. Many of his novels and plays, such as Purple and Fine Linen (1873), Buntling Ball (1885), and New ... View more info

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The Traveller´s Tree A Journey through the Caribbean Islands

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh

Price: $199.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41634

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


xii, 403 pages; Contents clean and secure in original binding of rose cloth in dustjacket with edgewear and chipping at spine ends. Faint indentation to ffep from paperclip where a printed calling card and envelope ("Mr. Chauncey Devereaux Stillman", printed by Cartier) was attached (now laid in). Chauncey Devereux Stillman (1907 – 1989) was the grandson of James Stillman president of what became the Citigroup bank whose sons married two of William Rockefeller's daughters. A director of Freeport-McMoRan since December 1931, Chauncey served as a squadron air combat intelligence of... View more info

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George Psychoundakis : A Letter To C. A. Trypanis [with a manuscript letter from Dr. John Leatham to Richard Hubbard Howland]

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh ; [Inscribed and Signed by Dr. John Leatham]

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Athens, American College of Greece: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 42189

Condition: Very Good+


Limited Edition printed in October 1999.One of 940 copies in sewn printed cream wrappers (of 1250 total). ix, (2), 12-45, (2) A letter from Fermor to Oxford professor Trypanis in English and Greek about the contemporary Cretan poet who translated both the Illiad and The Odyssey into his native language. Provenance: Inscribed and Signed on the halftitle by Dr. John Leatham to Richard Hubbard Howland with a three-page manuscript letter from Leatham to Howland dated December 31, 1999. The letter includes interesting information referring to the scholarly activities of both writer and recipient... View more info

Dante e Chretien de Troyes: sublimazione classico-cristiana del romanzo cortese in Lectura Dantis; Number 13, Fall 1993

By: Ferrucci, Franco

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Lectura Dantis: 1993

Seller ID: 39696

Condition: Near Fine


A 20 page article in this issue of Lectura Dantis (Fall 1993) which also contains: Jonathan Usher's Pieces of Dante among Cipolla's Relics; Amilcare Iannucci's Dante Produces Television, etc. Clean and tight in original light blue printed wrappers. View more info

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A LITTLE BOOK OF NONSENSE

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Boston, Alfred Bartlett: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36991

Condition: Good


28 pages; The Cornhill Booklet, January MCMI. Wrappers split at spine, otherwise Very Good. OCLC: 6148335; 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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WHEN WILLIE WET THE BED [Cover Title: "Little Willie" )

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Washington DC, Privately Printed: 1901

Seller ID: 37025

Condition: Near Fine


Original cream doubled wrappers (with a fan fold at the top edge) -- printed in red with title: "Little Willie" / By / Eugene Field -- stitched and sewn, as issued, with decorative red silk cord tied at the spine-fold. Title page (limitation statement on verso) , Foreword (verso blank) , and the five stanzas of the poem printed on both sides of three leaves (the fifth stanza's leaf is blank on the verso, except for a device depicting a rampant lion in silhouette, final leaf entirely blank. OCLC: 27211002 The Foreword explains that the poem was composed by Eugene Field on October 19, 18... View more info

EUGENE FIELD - An Auto Analysis and How One Friar met the Devil and Two Pursued Him

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $14.93

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell Co: 1901

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41201

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of gray cloth spine with gray paper covered boards decorative stamped in gilt, red and green depicting an inkwell with a large plume pen. Very nicely printed only on the recto sides of the paper, in black with large decorative red initials. The pages are largely unopened. The two works are separately paginated -- 75, 37, (3) and printed in different type styles. Eugene Field's autobiographical sketch, with an introduction by his friend Francis Wilson. OCLC: 5181779 "It was an open secret that Friar Gonsol and Friar Francis stood respectivel... View more info

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IN SUNFLOWER LAND Stories of God's Own Country

By: Field, Roswell Martin

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Schulte & Company: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40209

Condition: Very Good+


257 & [2, ads] pages; Publisher's pale green cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt on the spine, and gilt, with touches of black and darker green on the front cover -- with sunflower motif, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut and untrimmed -- a handsome nineties decorative cloth binding, in an excellent state of preservation. There is light rubbing to the spine's extremities (no breaks, chips or tears, just a visible erosion of the pale green color to the fabric) ; there is similar light rubbing visible at the points of the boards' corners, and one tiny point along the rear gutter of t... View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling With The Life of the Author. Complete in Two Volumes

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1844

Seller ID: 39303

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; 456; 443 pages; Bound in quarter red calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities, contents clean and tight. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Copyright Edition. OCLC: 7289455 Todd and Bowden Nos. 60c-61a A comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works that can be described as a novel View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding, Esq. With a Life of the Author by Sir Walter Scott [Complete in Two Volumes]

By: Fielding, Henry ; Sir Walter Scott

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, Baudry's Foreign Library: 1831

Seller ID: 39452

Condition: Very Good


A very handsome two volume set. Scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in 19th century binding of green cloth spines and marbled boards, red leather labels with gilt lettering at spines, original printed wrappers bound into Volume II. OCLC: 457967101 Tiny ink notation in upper corner of front pastedown endpaper "de la bibliotheque/ d'Henri Froidevaux" -- Henri Froidevaux (1863-1954) was a French historian and geographer. Froidevaux was archivist and director of the Bibliothèque de la Société de Géographie since 1901 and authored many books on the French colonies, especially... View more info

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Carleton's Stories of Irish Life

By: Figgis, Darrell

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Dublin, The Talbot Press: 1919

Seller ID: 40659

Condition: Very Good


Every Irishman's Library; xxxiv, 364 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping in blind. Stories include: Neal Malone; Phelim O'Toole's Courtship; The Geography of an Irish Oath; Bob Pentland or The Gauger Outwitted; The Midnight Mass; The Hedge School; The Party Fight and Funeral; Denis O'Shaughnessy Going to Maynooth. View more info

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THE WORLD - Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Volume IV Comprising No. 1, January 4, 1753 through No. 209, December 30, 1756 Complete.

By: Fitz-Adam, Adam ; [ Edward Moore ; George, 1st Lord Lyttelton; Lord Chesterfield; Horace Walpole]

Price: $99.94

Publisher: London, P. Dodsley, R. Owen and other Booksellers: 1794

Seller ID: 42282

Condition: Good


1300+ pages; Original full calf, spine is gilt ruled into six compartments, gilt lettering on red title labels at spine. Leather quite worn, hinges holding, but worn, corners rubbed through, spine ends worn. Text complete, ffep and initial blank page lacking. Text block complete and clean. Pagination: 327, (13) index; 323, (13) index; 312, (8) index; 338, (10) index. These four volumes are a compilation of the issues of the weekly periodical, "The World," published during 1753 and 1756, including issues No. 1, January 4, 1753 through No. 209, December 30, 1756. The World (1753–175... View more info

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GRIS TRIANON [SIGNED, Limited edition]

By: Fleury, Marthe-Claire

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Paris, Pierre Seghers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36942

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 41 pages; Number 112 of a limited edition of only 200 copies. This copy INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title page. A Fine copy in the original glassine dustwrapper. OCLC: 31187775; Signed by Author; 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