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image of Van Gogh: A Self Portrait. Letters revealing Himself as a Painter

Van Gogh: A Self Portrait. Letters revealing Himself as a Painter

by Auden, W.H. (compiler)

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Published
1961
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Graphic Society, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. Yellow cloth lettered in red, 398pp. Tipped-in frontispiece, beautifully illustrated with tipped-in colour vignettes and 8 double-side plates. Some bruising on spine, o/w fine in d/w. Jacket chipped at spine, front inner flap clipped. Descriptive correspondences of Vincent Van Gogh, reflective of his life as an… Read more
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Letters to Roger Blin: Reflections on The Theatre

by Genet, Jean

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Minotavros Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: Grove Press, 1969. 1st American Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. First US Edition in English. Originally published as Lettres a Roger Blin. Translated by Richard Seaver. Soft cover. 72 pp. [32] pp. B&W photo plates. Some light edge wear and bumping to corners. Ink ownership inscription to foot of half-title. In 1966, Genet's most ambitious… Read more
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To Lord Byron": Feminine Profiles based on Unpublished Letters 1807-1824

by Paston, George and Peter Quennell

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Published
1939
Condition
Good
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New York: Charles Scribeners's Sons, 1939. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo. Full green cloth. xviii, 275 pp. With [12] plate illustrations in collotype. Darkening to spine and boards. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. Age toning to pages. Dust jacket is darkened, worse at spine, chipped at head, a few short tears, some staining. Byron is one of those rare… Read more
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image of My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery

My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery

by Bolger, Francis W.P. And Elizabeth R. Epperly [editors]

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1992. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 212 pp. [8] pp. B&W photo plates. Near fine. Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of the ever-popular Anne of Green Gables, was a keen letter-writer. Her letters to George Boyd MacMillan over their 39-year friendship show the full range of her interests, from domestic concerns, her cats… Read more
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Letters from London 1944-45

by Johnson Wilson, Edna

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Published
2005
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Near Fine
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Renfrew, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2005. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 157 p.p. Near fine. Edna Johnson was one of the few women in the RCAF to serve overseas during World War II, and the situation was from what she had experienced as a typist at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School in Jarvis, Ontario.… Read more
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image of On the Edge of the War Zone: From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes

On the Edge of the War Zone: From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes

by Aldrich, Mildred

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Published
1917
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Canadian Edition
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Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, 1917. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 16mo. Orig. green cloth, 311pp. Illustrated with thirteen plates, including frontispiece. Name on half-title, light rubbing to spine and extremities, o/w near fine. A collection of wartime letters from Mildred Alrich (1853-1928). American journalist and foreign correspondent who lived in France at the onset of… Read more
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The Venice Letters

by Rolfe, Frederick [Baron Corvo]

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
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London: Cecil & Amelia Woolf, 1974. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Limited edition, 93/200. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 80 p.p. Top edge blue. Spine tilted. A very nice copy of the letters of Frederick Rolfe (better known as Baron Corvo) to Charles Masson Fox.
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Letters to James Walsh

by Rolfe, Frederick [Baron Corvo]

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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London: Bertram Rota, 1972. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Limited edition, #249/500. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering at spine. 58 p.p., [1] B&W plate letter reproduction, double sided. Spine slightly tilted. A few small spots of wear to corners of dust jacket, light chafing to joints. In protectective mylar sleeve.
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The Letters of William S. Burroughs, 1945-1959

by Burroughs, William S.; Harris, Oliver [editor]

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Viking, 1993. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full number line. Quarter black cloth with taupe paper boards, red lettering to spine. XL, 472 p.p. Light bumping to spine ends of boards and dust jacket, else fine. Guru of the Beat generation, controversial eminence grise of the international avant-garde, dark prophet and blackest of… Read more
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image of Signed Letter from Erte to Brooklyn Architect Ira Goldfarb [In Envelope, with Photos]

Signed Letter from Erte to Brooklyn Architect Ira Goldfarb [In Envelope, with Photos]

by Erte

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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21 Rue Gutenberg, Boulogne-Sur-Seine, 1970. Near Fine. 9.5" x 6.5" This two page typewritten letter signed by famous art deco artist Erte, addressed to Brooklyn Architect Ira Goldfarb on decorating a large panel in the dining room of Barbara Streisand's townhouse on 49 East 80th Street in New York. Erte addresses Streisand as 'Mrs. Gould' (Streisand was… Read more
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Cicero: Select Letters, With Historical Introductions, Notes and Appendices. Volume I: Text

by Cicero, [Marcus Tullius]; Watson, [Albert]; How, W.W.

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clardendon Press, 1959. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo (small). A new edition based on that of Watson, revised and annotated. Together with a critical introduction by A.C. Clark. Burgundy cloth board with gilt lettering to spine. xvi, [approx. 275 p.p.]. Spine ends and corners bumped and rubbed lightly, spine slightly tilted. Dust jacket… Read more
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, with Elucidations By Thomas Carlyle

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Published
1888
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Near Fine
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1888. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo (5" x 7.75"). Three volumes in one. Copyright edition. With the author's latest corrections. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. xv, 351, 1-372, 1-376 p.p. B&W frontis. portrait of Cromwell with facsimile signature and inscription. Spine ends bumped and chafed, corners bumped, foxing to top edge… Read more
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Poems and Selected Letters

by Franco, Veronica; Jones, Ann Rosalind and Margaret F. Rosenthal [editors and translators]

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. The Other Voices in Early Modern Europe Series. Paperback. xxvi, 300 p.p. Italian with facing translation to English. Curling to front cover and light bumping to lower corner, else a fine copy. Veronica Franco (1546-1591), the most famous courtesan of Venice, was also a poet… Read more
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The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi Volume 1, 1908-1914

by Brabant, Eva; Falzeder, Ernst; Giampieri-Deutsch, Patrizia [editors]; Hoffer, Peter T. [translator]

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1993. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. xxxv, 584 p.p. Grey cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Light bumping and rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Dust jacket has some bumping to spine ends, small damp stain to spine heel, some sunning to extremities. Text is bright and… Read more
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Selected Poetry and Prose of William Blake

by Blake, William; Frye, Northrop [editor, introduction]

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Published
1953
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Near Fine
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New York: The Modern Library, 1953. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. The Modern Library No. 285. xxx, 475 p.p. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering, Modern Library device stamped in blind to front board. Eight unnumbered pages of B&W illustrations. Spine ends lightly bumped, corners lightly rubbed, small white spot of glue to spine head. Top edge… Read more
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Speaking for Themselves: The Personal Letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill

by Soames, Mary (editor)

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co, 1998. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. xxv, [2], 702 p.p. Thirty-two unnumbered pages B&W photographs. Includes a select Churchill family tree. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titling to spine. Spine ends lightly bumped, else fine. Endpapers are reproductions of letters in Churchill's handwriting. Dust jacket has light bumping to extremities, else fine. Winston… Read more
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image of Erotica. The Elegies of Propertius, the Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter, and the Kisses of Johannes Secundus. Literally Translated, and Accompanied By Poetical versions from Various Sources. To Which are Added the Love Epistles of Aristaenetus

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo. xi, 500 p.p. Ex-library copy, library stamp to half title and library rules slip tipped in on rear pastedown. Endpapers have ads for Bohn's Standard Library volumes. Blue cloth boards with blind tooled border and elaborate publisher's device to boards, gilt titling to spine. Sunned at spine. Bumping to… Read more
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The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 1: 1889-1910

by Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud); Rubio, Mary (ed.); Waterston, Elizabeth (ed.)

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Barth, Erich. 8vo. [xxiv] 424 p.p. Burgundy paper boards, with gilt titling on spine, with illustrated dust jacket. A few chips and tears to dust jacket head. Foxing to edges. B&W photos. Text clean.
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Letters from the United States, Cuba, and Canada

by Murray, Amelia M.

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Published
1856
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: G. P. Putnam & Company, 1856. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo. Two volumes in one book. 1st American Ed. No jacket. Cloth boards. 402 p.p. Brown endpaper, worn. Discolouration to spine, affecting stamped on text. Markings and discolouration to boards. Rubbing, worse to corners and spine ends. Joints loose towards middle of… Read more
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Lawrence of Arabia: Seven Pillars of Wisdom

by Lawrence, T.E. [Translator]

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1992. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo. 672 p.p. Collector's edition bound in genuine leather. Full black morocco with gilt tooling on boards and spine, red spine labels. A.E.G. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. Colour frontis plus b&w illustrated plates and maps. Contains list of illustrations.
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