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GARDEN OF ZOLA: Emile Zola and his novels for English readers

by KING, Graham (Emile Zola)

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1978
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First printing
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London: Barrie & Jenkins. 1978. First printing. Hardcover. Taupe boards. pp (xxiv), 432; index. Fine in fine jacket. Includes very useful checklists, with commentary, on all his translations into English. 1.4 kg parcel; Octavo; (xxiv), 432 pages .
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EMILE ZOLA

by HEMMINGS, F. W. J. (Emile Zola)

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Published
1977
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New York: Scribner's. 1977. Hardcover. Green boards. pp 192. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has a small corner crease to front flap, short tear to rear panel, else fine.; B&W Illustrations; Octavo .
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BAUDELAIRE'S TRAGIC HERO: a study of the architecture of Les Fleurs du Mal

by MOSSOP, D.J. (Charles Baudelaire)

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Published
1961
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Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1961. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth. Yellowing to page edges, text paper lightly toned, else fine. Jacket has yellowing to spine, internal tape stains, ink prices on front flap, VG otherwise; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (viii), 254 pages .
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PROUST: a biography

by HAYMAN, Ronald (Marcel Proust)

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Published
1990
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First printing
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New York: HarperCollins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth and boards. pp xxiv, 564 + plates; index. 1.275 kg parcel; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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MARCEL PROUST. Translated by Euan Cameron

by TADIÉ, Jean-Yves (Marcel Proust)

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2000
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New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. pp (xxii), 986 + plates; index. 1.85 kg parcel; Octavo .
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 1958. Hardcover. Second printing. Black cloth. pp xxvi, 1119. Index. Fore edges a bit yellowed, ink name on half-title page, else fine. Dust jacket has slight darkening and a short tear to foot of spine, small dakened spot higher up on spine, VG otherwise. 2.1 kg parcel; Thick octavo .
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ATLANTE. Translated by Barry Callaghan

by MARTEAU, Robert

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Published
1979
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First edition in English
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Toronto: Exile. 1979. First edition in English. Softcover. Card covers. Mild cover rubbing, else fine. Poetry by one of France's greatest poets, for 12 years a resident of Quebec. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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Berthe, ou Le Pet Mémorable. Anecdote du IXme. siècle. Par L.D.L.

by Langres, Vincent Lombard de, 1765-1830

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Published
1807
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First Edition
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Paris: Léopold Collin. 1807. First Edition. Hardcover. 14 cm, bound in early/period calf-backed marbled boards; 145 pp. Slight rubbing to boards and board edges; foxing to page edges; contents with foxing to various degrees throughout; half-title with the ink stamp of a previous owner Etude Tissot avocat. VG. >>> A (perhaps justifiably) obscure and uncommon book… Read more
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Toronto: Exile. 1979. First printing. Softcover. Whtie card covers. Poems with French and English versions on facing pages. Spine lightly yellowed, faint dot on front cover, else fine. An early book from the press, which was founded in 1976 … Read more
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GANTS DU CIEL

by SYLVESTRE, Guy (Jules Superveille)

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Published
1945
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Montreal: Fides. 1945. Softcover. pp 77 + plates. Five unbound gatherings. Light soiling, one small tear, to first and last leaf, VG otherwise. Issue #7, March, 1945, "Hommage à Jules Supervielle", with contributions by the erditor, Alain Bosquet, Robert Élie, and others, and including some unpublished poetry by Superveille. This was W.E. Collin's copy with his… Read more
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THE LAND OF DARKNESS. Translated by Christine Donougher

by ARSAND, Daniel

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Published
2001
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First edition in English
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London: Dedalus. 2001. First edition in English. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author to a noted Canadian literary couple. Winner of the 1998 Prix Femina for best first novel. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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BATOUALA

by MARAN, René

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Published
1930
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First of this edition
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New York: Albert and Charles Boni. 1930. First of this edition. Softcover. Card covers, orange endleaves. pp 207, [3]. A book in the BoniBooks series. Page edges yellowed, mild rubbing to spine folds, owner name at front, a little leaned, VG clean and unworn copy. Translated from the French by Adele Szold Seltzer. Maran was the first… Read more
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THE SHACKLE. Translated by Antonia White

by COLETTE

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Published
1976
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First US printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1976. First US printing. Softcover. The paper issue in card covers. Book a bit leaned, spine yellowed, VG otherwise. Ink ownership signature of Canadian author Leon Rooke. First complete translation into English. ; Octavo .
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NANA. Translated by Charles Duff. Etchings by Vertès

by ZOLA, Émile

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Published
1956
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London: Folio Society. 1956. Hardcover. Mauve moiré cloth. Pale green top page edges a bit faded with a light spot, spine a little sunned, else fine. The grey card slipcase has repairs to splits, just good. 1.4 kg parcel; Quarto .
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Montreal & Kingston: McGill - Queens University Press. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Cream cloth. pp (xvi), 363. Index. Colour and b&w illustrations. Small bump to upper outer corners of covers, ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. 4.4 kg parcel; Oblong quarto .
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The Writing of the Walls: Architectural Theory in the Late Enlightenment

by Vidler, Anthony

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Published
1987
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First printing
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9780910413077
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press. 1987. First printing. Hardcover. 091041307x . Black cloth. pp (viii), 230 + many plates; Index. Corner crease to two leaves, very nearly fine otherwise Jacket has rubbed tear to rear panel, VG otherwise. 1.5 kg parcel … Read more
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1969. Hardcover. 0802051510 . Second printing. Black cloth. pp 184 + plates; index. VG+, no owner marks, in VG price-clipped jacket.; Octavo .
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London: A.W. Mowbray. 1956. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp (xiv), 72, [2] + frontispiece portrait. Ink owner name at front, offset yellowing to endpapers, else a near fine jacketless copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo. .
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Bloomsbury and France: Art and Friends. With a Preface by Michael Holroyd

by Caws, Mary Ann; Wright, Sarah Bird

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Published
2000
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First Edition
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New York: Oxford University Press. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth & mauve boards, photographic endpapers.pp xviii, 430 + colour plates; b&w illustrations in text, index. Fine in fine jacket. 1.4 kg parcel; Octavo .
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LIFE FORM. Translated from the French by Alison Anderson

by NOTHOMB, Amélie

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Published
2013
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First US printing
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New York: Europa Editions. 2013. First US printing. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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