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Essays of Joseph Addison.

by (COCHRANE, Charles Norris). Addison, Joseph. Chosen and Edited by John Richard Green.

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. Reprint, a volume in Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series. 16 cm x 11 cm, publisher's dark blue cloth, pp. xxiviii, (378), + (2) pp. catalogue for the Golden Treasury series; portrait of Addison in centre of title page. This volume bears the ownership signature of classical scholar Charles Norris Cochrane, (1889-1945), author… Read more
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Lieder und Gedichte.

by (COCHRANE, Charles Norris). Heine, Heinrich. Selected and Arranged with Notes by C.A. Buchheim.

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1907. Reprint, a volume in Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series. 16 cm x 11 cm, publisher's dark blue cloth, pp. xxix, 376, + (4) pp. catalogue for the Golden Treasury series; portrait of Heine in centre of title page. This volume bears the ownership initials (C.N.C), of classical scholar Charles Norris Cochrane, (1889-1945), author of… Read more
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London: Printed for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1774. First edition, later state with correction made on page 55 of volume I. Two volumes, quarto, quarter bound in plum morocco and pale green boards, paper labels, pp. [2], vii, [1 blank], 568; [2], 606, [1 errata]. Engraved frontispiece portrait in volume I. Text quite clean, lacks preliminary leaf (half title?) in… Read more
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford.

by WALPOLE, Horace. Edited by Peter Cunningham.

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Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Nine volumes (complete). Octavo, original navy blue cloth with gilt insignia on upper boards, 64 steel engravings. Bookplate in each volume, small chips and tears to spine ends, else a clean, very good set. [Extra Postage]..
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London: Methuen & Co Ltd, (1961). Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Octavo, brown card covers, pp. xi, 294. Scarce proof. Volume one only. Wear to corners of covers, else very good..
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In Pursuit of Power : Heinrich von Kleist's Machiavellian Protagonists.

by (Von KLEIST, Heinrich). Reeve, William C.

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9780802057020
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1987). First edition. Octavo, printed boards, pp. [ix], 236. Light bump to spine, else near fine. Issued without dust jacket..
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter.

by (MONTAGU, Mary Wortley). Lowenthal, Cynthia.

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9780820315454
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Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1994). First edition. Octavo, lavender cloth, pp. x, 261. Montagu was one of the most important women writers of the early eighteenth century. Includes some material on her experiences in Turkey. Fine in dust jacket..
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The Correspondence of Thomas Warton.

by WARTON, Thomas. Fairer, David (editor)

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9780820315010
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Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1995). First edition. Octavo, black cloth, lxxvi, 775. "Friend of Samuel Johnson, professor of poetry at Oxford University, and later England's Poet Laureate - is best rembered for his three volume 'History of English Poetry'. He was also a historian, biographer, editor, classical scholar, humourist, and Gothic enthusiast." The volume includes all extant letters by… Read more
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Selected Poems.

by SPENSER, Edmund. Edited by Shohachi Fukuda and Alexander Lyle.

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1983
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9784469240795
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1983. Trade paperback format, brown card covers, pp. xxi, 112. Printed in Japan. Poems and preface in English, introduction and footnotes in Japanese. Briefly inscribed by the editor, Fukuda. Tiny stain at foot of front free endpaper, else near fine in dust jacket [pink on spine faded to pale]..
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The Making of a Humorist, 1713-1762.

by [STERNE, Laurence). Shaw, Margaret.

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London: The Richards Press, (1957). First edition. 8vo., brown boards, pp. xiv, 274. Previous owner's name/place/date and small numerals on endpaper, corner's and boards a little knocked, else very good in a used dust jacket, with a sticker stain to the front panel and some browning/foxing..
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Victoria: University of Victoria / English Literary Studies, 1975. First edition. Octavo, stapled card covers, pp. 138. Volume one only [does not include the volume on Gulliver's Travels]. Sticker pull has goudged the surface of the front cover, else good..
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University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, (1992). First edition Fine in dust jacket..
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London: Chatto and Windis, 1951. Third impression. 8vo., red brick cloth, pp. xiv, [344]; index. Previous owner's name/place/date and small numerals on endpaper, slight foxing to endpapers, else fine in a very good in dust jacket, with several tears and small chips..
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Critical Essays on Alexander Pope.

by JACKSON, Wallace; Yoder, R. Paul. (Editors).

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New York: G.K. Hall & Co., (1993). First edition. Octavo, burgundy cloth, pp. [ix], 200. A fine copy, as issued without dust jacket..
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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1959. First edition. Fine copy, no dust jacket..
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Goethe. Genie et Destinee.

by BRION, Marcel.

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Paris: Albin Michel, (1949). First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on "Velin de Renage". Octavo, finely bound in half blue morocco, with gilt titling and decoration, top edge gilt, pp. 490, [1]; illustrated. Fine..
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Four Comedies. (Mine Hostess; The Impresario from Smyrna; The Good Girl; The Fan).

by GOLDONI, Carlo. Edited by Clifford Bax. Translated by Clifford Bax, Marguerite Tracy, Herbert & Eleanor Farjeon.

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Printed by the Curwen Press For Cecil Palmer, Oakley House, Bloomsbury St., London, 1922. #216 of 500 copies signed by Palmer. 22.5 cm x 15 cm, grey boards backed in linen, paper spine label, pp. xiv, 320. Goldoni was a Venetian who lived in the Eighteenth Century. Boards and spine label are toned, edge of top board with two slight… Read more
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