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Les Quatre Livres de Maistre François Rabelais, suivis du Manuscrit du cinquième Livre. In Three Volumes

by Rabelais, Francois; MM. A. de Montaiglon; Louis Lacour

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Published
1868
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: D. Jouaust/ Academie des Bibliophiles , 1868. # 238 of 525 copie, one of 468 examples printed on papier verge. 312, (4), 429, 322, (1) pages. Three volumes bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners, interiors clean and lovely. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Quarter… Read more
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image of Les comédies de Térence, avec la traduction et les remarques de Madame Dacier. Nouvelle édition, corrigée d'un nombre considérables de fautes, & enrichie des différentes leçons de Mr. Bentlei, de Donat, de Faern, & D'autres. In Three Volumes

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Amsterdam and Leipzig: Chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1747. Three volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, the edges red, ribbon markers. Title pages in red and black, Latin and French on facing pages, title vignettes and headpieces, numerous illustrations including 2 fold-outs. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at corners, slight toning a few pages… Read more
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L'Ecornifleur

by Renard, Jules

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: Paul Ollendorff, Editeur, 1892. Bound in contemporary quarter red buckram over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good Plus, the pages uniformly browning, spine ever so slightly sunned and title label a bit rubbed. The author's first successful novel, basis for a 1964 TV movie in France. . First Edition. Quarter Buckram. Very Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Satires de Juvenal

by Dusaulx, M. (Translator)

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Published
1782
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: Chez M.Lambert et F.J Baudouin, 1782. Handsomely bound in contemporary full calf, the back tooled in gilt and blind tooled, the covers with two rows of tooling in blind bordered by gilt rule, marbled end apers and edges, with the small period bookplate of Hobart which features a cow. The small ticket of Serre, Rue St. Jacques, Paris… Read more
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Sophie Arnould d'après sa corespondance et ses mémoires Inédits

by de Goncourt, Edmund et Jules

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Published
1877
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: E. Dentu, 1877. Text surrounded by a floral frame designed by Popelin and engraved by Méaulle. frontispiece portrait by Boquet, facsimile of a letter signed by Arnould. Limited Edition, printed in small numbers. Bound in contemporary unsigned quarter black morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, Very Good, corners rubbed, evidence of book plate removal front paste down, a… Read more
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A Christmas Carol

by Dickens, Charles

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Condition
Fine, as Issued
Edition
Later American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Barse and Hopkins Publ. SCARCE, particularly in such lovely condition. Fine in original suede bindin, top edge gilt, marbled end papers, ribbon marker, 145. pages. In original publishers box, the box stamped "Savoy Series - Christmas Carol - Barse & Hopkins" at top edge. Box is Near Fine, light rubbing at edges. A gift-quality copy of Dickens' Christmas… Read more
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Memoirs of a Midget

by De La Mare, Walter

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Published
1921
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. , 1921. First issue, without "Printed in Great Britain" on verso of title page. Near Fine, tiny rubs at edges, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, spine darkened, small chips at spine ends and fold corners. Old seller's listing for this copy glued in at rear paste down. The first trade edition.… Read more
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Ding Dong Bell

by De La Mare, Walter

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Published
1924
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$150.00

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London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd. , 1924. No. 263 of 300 copies printed. Near Fine, toning at gutters of end papers, old seller's catalogue listing glued in at rear end page, in Near Fine dust jacket, small chips at spine ends and corners. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. Quarter Linen. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo… Read more
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Miracle on 34th Street

by Davies, Valentine

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1947. First Edition stated. Basis for the classic 1947 Christmas film of the same title, starring Edmund Burke and Maureen O'Hara, winner of 3 Oscars, including Best Screenplay for Valentine Davies, as well as several remakes. Very Good, slight toning at end pages and along fore edge, in a Very Good dust jacket, shallow… Read more
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{ASSOCIATION COPY, with ALS} Tribute to Walter De La Mare on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday

by (De La Mare, Walter) Various Authors

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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London: Faber and Faber , 1948. One of 1,020 copies. Association Copy, being contributor Wilfrid Gibson's copy, with his ownership signature at front end page, and glued in at front paste down an envelope containing 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" notecard from De La Mare to Gibson in ink, in his tiny and tidy hand both sides, roughly… Read more
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{Association Copy} Daddy Was a Number Runner

by Meriwether, Louise; Foreword by James Baldwin

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780131971035
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$2,500.00

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New York: Prentice Hall, 1970. SCARCE Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"to Janet Saxe, Best of Luck Teaching Black Literature. Louise Meriwether April 1972". Louise Meriwether (born1923) is an African-American novelist, essayist, journalist and activist. Daddy Was a Number Runner is her critically acclaimed first book, and the first novel to come out… Read more
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The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

by Eiseley, Loren

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine, as Issued
Edition
Limited Edition
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$500.00

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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: The Perishable Press Limited , 1969. One of 56 copies on Shadwell paper, hand-made by the printer, in this copy the color is pale gray. Frontispiece drawing by Jack Beal. Fine, as Issued, and one of Eiseley's scarcest books.. Limited Edition. Marbled Boards. Fine, as Issued/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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Giants in the Earth; A Saga of the Prairie

by Rolvaag, O. E.

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927. First Edition, stated at copyright page, of Rolvaag's classic Norwegian-American immigration novel. First published in Norway as two books in 1924 and 1925. The 1951 opera based on the novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Very Good, lettering at spine a bit rubbed, slight toning at end papers, in a Very Good… Read more
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The Dance of Death

by Holbein, Hans; with an Introductory Note by Austin Dobson

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1892. One of 500 copies, there were also 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half calf over brown buckram, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, lacking the labels, calf rubbed at edges. With facsimile reproduction of title-page of original edition. Appended are 8 supplementary cuts added… Read more
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The Lord Fish

by De La Mare, Walter; Illustrated by Rex Whistler

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Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: Faber and Fabe, 1933. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition, 1933. Of an edition of 60 copies numbered, signed and printed on English hand-made paper, this copy SIGNED by Walter De La Mare in October 1934 and labelled "out of series". Specially bound in purple vellum with yapp edges, gilt vignette of Lord Fish after Whistler on upper cover… Read more
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Son of the Morning

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780814907931
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$150.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1978. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at title page. Near fine, just a hint of sunning along top edge, in a Fine dust jacket, ink line through price at bottom of front flap. A lovely gift quality copy. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

by Tolkien, J. R. R.

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780395219706
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975. First American Edition, First Printing, with complete number row. Near Fine, small rubs at bottom corners, in Near Fine dust jacket, light wear at spine ends and corners. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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As You Like It

by Shakespeare, William; Designs in Colour for Decor and Costumes By SALVADOR DALI

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Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$150.00

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London: The Folio Society, 1953. Near Fine in original green cloth, spine faded as usual, in a Very Good dust jacket, 1/2" triangular chip top edge front panel at spine. . First Thus. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Log of the Sun; A Chronicle of Nature's Year

by Beebe, C. William; with Fifty-two Full Page Illustrations by Walter King Stone

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Published
1906
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1906. Near Fine in original pictorial cloth binding, all edges gilt, slight rubs at corners and spine ends, prior owner name front end page. A quite lovely copy. . First Edition. Pictorial Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Thick 8vo.
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A Doctor of the Old School

by MacLaren. Ian; Frederick C Gordon (Illustrations), Morse, Alice (Cover and Jacket Design)

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Published
1897
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$400.00

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New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1897. Near Fine, light soiling at end pages, slight spine lean, SCARCE in dust jacket, Very Good Minus, 2" chip at base of spine, smaller chips, old tape mends, the number "9" in blue ink front of jacket. The jacket and cover designs initialed A.M., reportedly for the American Art Nouveau designer Alice Morse.… Read more
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