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cover of Celebrated Crimes in Three Volumes: Volume III Only

Celebrated Crimes in Three Volumes: Volume III Only

by Dumas, Alexander

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition Thus
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Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1896. Celebrated Crimes was originally published in France between 1839-1840 in eight volumes. This First Edition Thus is an English translation published in 1896 by Joseph Knight Company of Boston. Unlike other American publishers who followed the French prototype of releasing this work of famous true crimes in eight volumes, this publisher chose instead to release… Read more
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cover of Alexandre Dumas (Père)

Alexandre Dumas (Père)

by Ross, Michael

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1981
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780715377581
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Newton Abbot, U.K.: David & Charles, 1981. Like d'Artagnan, a penniless Dumas went to Paris as a young man to seek his fortune, with dazzling results. Michael Ross makes Dumas' life every bit as fascinating as one of his historical novels. The book is in As New condition with an As New dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into… Read more
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cover of The Story of Colette (La Neuvaine De Colette)

The Story of Colette (La Neuvaine De Colette)

by Anonymous; The Author of Straight-On (Schultz, Jeanne)

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Published
1891
Condition
Good+
Edition
First American Edition Thus
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$23.99

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. Although published anonymously by "the author of Straight-On," this book was later identified as having been written by Jeanne Schultz. Originally published by Appleton in 1888, this is the First Illustrated Edition, with six full-page and 20 vignette illustrations by Jean Claude. This charming story of a French teenager on the verge of… Read more
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cover of Bedside Book of Famous French Stories

Bedside Book of Famous French Stories

by Becker, Belle; Linscott, Robert N., Editors

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.99

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New York: Random House, 1945. The book is in clean, Very Good condition, except for sunning of the front panel and spine. (Click on photo.) The book is bound in a light blue cloth, with top-edge red stain. As for the interior, the book is tightly bound, the pages are clean and bright, with no marks, tears, or stains.… Read more
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cover of Celebrated Crimes: The Marquise De Brinvilliers; Vaninka; the Marquise De Ganges  (Self-contained. Volume 8 from a Set of Eight)

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New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1910. This odd volume is from a set of eight, each book dealing with actual historical crimes. This three-sectioned volume deals with the poisoner, the Marquise de Brinvilliers; a cruel and arrogant Russian countess, Vaninka; and finally, a notorious aristocrat, the Marquise de Ganges. The book is bound in a deep cerise cloth… Read more
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cover of The Nabob: The French Classical Romances

The Nabob: The French Classical Romances

by Daudet, Alphonse

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
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New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1902. This book is an odd volume from a uniform series that Collier published in the early 20th Century called "The French Classical Romances." The volume is in Very Good condition. (Click on photo). The book is bound is a light green cloth with lettering and design elements (ribboned banner, fleur-de-lis and crown)… Read more
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cover of The Chief European Dramatists: Twenty-One Plays from the Drama of Greece, Rome, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, and Norway from 500 B.C. To 1879 A.D.

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Houghton Mifflin, 1916. This thoughtfully conceived collection is a First Printing, with only a 1916 copyright date and no further printing history. (Later printings and editions are stated as such.) The book is in close to Fine condition (click on photo). It includes 21 plays from the greatest drama and comedy of Greece, Rome, Spain, France, Italy,… Read more
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cover of Astounding Adventures Among the Comets or Captain Hector Servadac's Thrilling Experiences

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New York: Hurst & Company This rare science fiction adventure title from the author of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and From the Earth to the Moon is in Good condition (click on photo). Although the book is not dated, the covers suggest that the book was published around the turn of the century. The front panel and spine… Read more
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cover of The Chevalier de Maison Rouge (from the Works of Alexandre Dumas in 30 Volumes, Volume 11)

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New York: P.F. Collier & Son This odd volume from a set of Dumas contains the complete "The Chevalier de Maison Rouge" and is in Very Good condition (click on photo). The book is bound in gray cloth with gilt spine lettering. The book is tightly bound, and the pages are clean and bright throughout. There is a discreet name… Read more
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cover of Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis

by Bourget, Paul

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good +
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New York: Current Literature Publishing, 1910. Cosmopolis by French novelist, essayist, and poet Paul Bourget is in Very Good + condition. (Click on photo.) Jules Lemaitre of the French Academy, in a Preface, compares Bourget to Balzac and Stendhal and contends that Bourget never created "a stupid character." The book has purple covers, a slightly faded spine, a… Read more
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cover of Selected Tales of Guy De Maupassant

Selected Tales of Guy De Maupassant

by De Maupassant, Guy (Saxe Commins, Editior)

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Published
1950
Condition
Fine
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New York: Random House, 1950. This handsome volume is in Near-Fine condition and appears to be unread. (Click on photo.) A small blindstamp square on the rear panel indicates that it's a BOMC edition. This collection includes 49 of the author's most famous stories. The book is bound in 3/4 black cloth with bright gilt spine lettering, and handsome decorative… Read more
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The Works of Charles Paul De Kock: Friquette (Gregory Edition)

by De Kock, Charles Paul

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$24.49

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Boston: The Frederick J. Quinby Company, 1904. This edition of "Friquette" was limited to 1000 copies, of which this is a rarer unnumbered copy. The book was translated from the French into English by Edith Mary Norris. The book is in Very Good condition (click on photo), with forest green cloth covers and gilt spine lettering, as well as top-edge… Read more
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cover of The Blue Bird: A Fairy Play in Six Acts

The Blue Bird: A Fairy Play in Six Acts

by Maeterlinck, Maurice

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Published
1916
Condition
Very Good +
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New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1916. This handsome edition of "The Blue Bird" is in Very Good Plus condition with no dust jacket. It's a clean copy with a lovely blind-stamped floral pattern on both panels and spine, as well and bright gilt die-stamped lettering on the front panel and spine. There is also top-edge gilt. The book… Read more
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cover of Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (Contes Drolatiques) in 2 Volumes

Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (Contes Drolatiques) in 2 Volumes

by Balzac, Honore De

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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$33.99

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London: Privately Printed, 1901. This handsome, uncut two-volume set of Balzac's humorous and erotic goings-on during France's Middle Ages is illustrated with six laid-in photogravure plates with tissue guards. The books are in Very Good condition. Although the Translator's Preface from 1874 states that this is the first English translation of Balzac's comic masterpiece, the books themselves were… Read more
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cover of Contes Dramatiques, Revised Edition, With French Songs, Exercises, Directions for Acting, and Vocabulary

Contes Dramatiques, Revised Edition, With French Songs, Exercises, Directions for Acting, and Vocabulary

by Hills, E.C.; Dondo, Mathurin

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Published
1966
Condition
New
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$17.99

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Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, 1966. First printed in 1927, this revised edition, published in February, 1966, is in As New, unread condition, with illustrated covers and no dust jacket, as issued. The book is in French, with lovely woodcut illustrations, and a French-to-English Vocabulary section in the rear. The book measures 5 1/2 by 8 5/16 inches and includes… Read more
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