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Troilus and Cressida by Geoffrey Chaucer; Rendered into modern English verse by George Philip Krapp

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1939
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Near Fine
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$77.00

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London: Limited Editions Club, 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine. xxi, [1], 309, [3] p., frontispiece and added elaborate double-page title page; 32 cm. White linen spine with black spine title. Grey paper over boards with black-and-red armorial illustration on the front cover. Grey slipecase with black spine title. This is number 1,439 of a limited… Read more
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image of The Silver Book of English Sonnets: A Selection of less-known Sonnets with an Introduction by Robert Lynd

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Paris: The Pleiad, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. [8], 53, [1] p.; 28 cm. Original green cloth with gilt stamped spine title. This is number 310 of a limited edition of 550 copies printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen a Haarlem for the Pleiad under the typographic direction of Frederic Warde in Dec. 1927. It was… Read more
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$26.00
image of The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself; Translated and Edited by John Addington Symonds With an Introduction by Thomas Craven and Illustrations by Fritz Kredel

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1937. Near Fine. Kredel, Fritz. Printed at the Officina Bodoni in Verona. viii, [4], 301, [3] p.: illustrations; 34 cm. Off-white linen with grey pattern of the Florentine lily and a lion rampant. Gilt-stamped spine title on a dark blue cloth spine label. Black slipcase with gilt spine title.… Read more
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$98.00
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Hood 6 Poems Petrov Drawings

by Hood, Thomas; Petrov, Dmitri

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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$129.00

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Philadelphia: Sol Mednick and Arthur Williams, 1946. Very Good. [104] p.: 19 full-page and 5 half-page illustrations; 36 cm. Loose signatures housed in card portfolio with black cover title. This is an unnumbered copy out of a limited edition of 100 copies, set in Airport Black Type by Typographic Service; the plates were printed by the… Read more
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image of The Mask of Comus: The Poem, originally called 'A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634, &c.' edited by E. H. Visiak; The Airs of the five Songs reprinted from the Composer's autograph manuscript edited by Hubert J. Foss; With a Foreword by the Earl of Ellesmere; Ornamented by M. R. H. Farrar

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London: Nonesuch Press, 1937. Hardcover. Fine. xxiv, 44, [4] p., frontispiece and 4 leaves of plates: music; 39 cm. Off-white paper over boards (faux vellum) with gilt-tooled spine title and blind-tooled decoration on both boards. Fore-edges have yapp edges. Linoleum cut title vignette. Slipcase covered in grey paper with color linoleum-cut paste-down on front… Read more
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$62.00
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The Works of George Herbert in Prose and Verse [2 volumes]

by Herbert, George

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1846
Condition
Very Good
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$129.00

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London: William Pickering, 1846. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes: xii, 414, [2] p., engraved frontispiece portrait; xxvi, 384 p., engraved frontispiece portrait; 23 cm. Contemporary? calf binding with six spine compartments between raised bands. Original leather label lacking from second and third compartments; blind-stamped decoration in remaining compartments. Ornate blind-tooled diamond in the center of… Read more
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image of The Oresteia; translated from the Greek by E. D. A. Morshead; With an Introduction by Rex Warner; Illustrated by Michael Ayrton

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Hardcover. Near Fine. xviii, [2], 177, [3] p., frontispiece and 10 leaves of plates; 34 cm. Crimson leather spine with gilt spine title on cloth label; matching brown cloth over boards with gilt-stamped "O" on front cover. Red cloth slipcase with white title on red paper spine label. This… Read more
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$46.00
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Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great: Book One; written by Elbert Hubbard

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
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$23.00

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East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycrofters, 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. 143, [1] p., tissue-guarded frontispiece and 6 leaves of tissue-guarded plates; 20 cm. Leather spine with blind-tooled decoration; plain paper over boards. Top page edges gilt. Brown endpapers. Woodcut decoration on title page and initial letters. Brown ribbon bookmark. Miriam Edition. Contents: George Eliot… Read more
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$23.00
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The Intellectual Life

by Hamerton, Philip Gilbert

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1899
Condition
Very Good +
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$206.00

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East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycrofters, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good +. [6], 207, [3] p.; 27 cm. Half light brown suede (possibly light green originally) with brown paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine and cover titles. Top page edges gilt. Grey endpapers. Title page printed in red and black within elaborate woodcut border. Printed in… Read more
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$206.00
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Ralph Herne

by Hudson, W. H.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1923
Condition
Fine
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$33.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Hardcover. Fine. [4], 160, [2] p., double-page facsimile frontispiece; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with orange paper over boards; orange paper spine label printed in black. Black slipcase with matching spine label. This is no. 533 of a limited edition of 950 copies printed by Bruce Rogers at the… Read more
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$33.00
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Fables de La Fontaine; Peint et ecrit Marie Angel

by Fontaine, Jean de

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780940032002
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$36.00

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Boston: Alphabet Press, 1981. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Neugebauer Pressbook. [36] p.: color illustrations; 34 cm. Dark green cloth with printed paper spine label. White dust jacket with front cover reproducing illustrated title page. With separate 16-page stitched pamphlet containing the fables translated into English by Sir Edward Marsh. Slipcase covered in matching dark… Read more
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image of The Evergreen Tales; or, Tales for the Ageless: Saint George & the Dragon / William H. G. Kingston & Edward Shenton -- Dick Whittington & His Cat / Robert Lawson -- Beauty and the Beast / de Beaumont & Edy Legrand

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine. Three volumes in one slipcase. Saint George & the Dragon; Retold by William H. G. Kingston and illustrated by Edward Shenton. 75, [3] p.: in-text color illustrations; 31 cm. Light grey cloth with red spine and cover titles; color illustrated pastedown on front cover. Illustrated… Read more
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$191.00
image of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; The Original Middle English Text as Edited by A.C. Cawley and a Modern Verse Translation, with an Introduction, by James L. Rosenberg; illustrated by Cyril Satorsky

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1971. Hardcover. Fine. xx, 101 [i.e. 202] pages, [12] leaves of plates: illustrations; 32 cm. Full coarse Irish linen with gilt spine title and dark brown spine decoration. Dark brown slipcase with printed paper spine label. This is number 1,036 of a limited edition of 1,500 copies printed by the… Read more
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$77.00
image of The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling by Henry Fielding; With Illustrations by T. M. Cleland and an Introduction by Louis Kronenberger [2 volumes]

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1952. Hardcover. Near Fine -. 2 volumes with slipcase. xvi, [2], 362, [6], 363-782, [2] p.: color illustrations; 26 cm. Off-grey-white cloth with paper spine labels printed in red and black. Top page edges blue-grey. Slipcase is blue-grey with paper spine label printed in black. This is… Read more
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$43.00
image of The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister; With an Introduction by Struthers Burt and Illustrations by William Moyers

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good -. Printed by the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. xix, [5], 437, [1] p.: color illustrations; 26 cm. Off-white cloth with gilt-stamped spine title on faux-leather spine label and gilt-stamped illustration on faux-leather paste-down on front cover. Top page edges brown. Title vignette. Slipcase covered in brown… Read more
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$52.00
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The Chinese Lion

by Webb, Mary

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1937
Condition
Fine
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$36.00

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London: Bertram Rota, 1937. Fine. [6], 13, [3] p.; 20 cm. Burgundy cloth spine with gilt-stamped spine title; red, blue, and white handmade paper over boards with burgundy cloth inset bearing Chinese title in black. Fixed endpapers illustrated with a Chinese lion. Grey clipcase with the same Chinese lion illustration on front and back sections.… Read more
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$36.00
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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Philosophers: Schopenhauer; written by Elbert Hubbard

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1904
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Very Good
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$19.00

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East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycrofters, 1904. Hardcover. Very Good. [7], 130-153, [3] p.: tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Schopenhauer; 20 cm. Original brown cloth spine and grey paper over boards. Printed paper label on front cover with "Schopenhauer" in black and a decoration in red. Untrimmed edges. Title page has elaborately decorated border. Similarly elaborate… Read more
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image of Sonnets From the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning; With an Introduction by Louis Untermeyer and with Decorations Drawn by Valenti Angelo

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good -. [64] p.; 38 cm. Blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and gilt-stamped author's initials on front cover. Slipcase covered in matching blue cloth. Each sonnet begins with an historiated inital printed in gilt, red, and blue. This is number 631 of a limited edition… Read more
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$67.00
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Souvenirs d'Enfance et de Jeunesse

by Renan, Ernest

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine -
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$19.00

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Paris: Calmann-Levy, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine -. [4], 365, [3] p.; 19 cm. Lavender pebble-grain cloth spine; leather spine label with gilt-tooled title. Marbled paper over boards in gilt, lavender, and maroon. Lavender endpapers. No date of publication. Includes the list of Oeuvres Completes d'Ernest Renan, which was published after the Second World… Read more
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$19.00
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Le Missel d'Amour: Roman; Préface de Paul Bourget

by Cahuet, Albéric

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine -
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$19.00

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Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine -. "Dixième Mille." viii, 215, [1] p.; 19 cm. Lavender pebble-grain cloth spine; leather spine label with gilt-tooled title. Marbled paper over boards in gilt, lavender, and maroon. Lavender endpapers. Bookbinder's label on front free endpaper verso: Theo. Jirasko Relieure d'Amateurs, Lausanne. List of other works… Read more
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$19.00