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The Classical Tradition. Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature.

by Highet, Gilbert.

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1957
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Good
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"This book is an outline of the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literature of western Europe and America." Contents include The Dark Ages: English Literature; The Middle Ages: French Literature; Dante and Pagan Antiquity; Towards the Renaissance: Petrarch, Boccaccio, Chaucer; The Renaissance: Translation; The Renaissance: Drama; The Renaissance: Epic; The Renaissance: Pastoral and… Read more
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Spain & Portugal. Catalogues 252, 299, 306.

by William Salloch (firm).

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Published
199-
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Good+
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Three bookseller catalogues: #252, 278 items; #299, 212 items, index; #306, 228 items (12 on Gil Blas de Santillana), index, some illustration; all stapled in pictorial paper covers; Good+. Sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0313.
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Catalogues 234 & 235. Humanism, Renaissance, Baroque, the Classical Tradition, Eu-O & P-Z.

by William Salloch (firm).

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Published
1966
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Good
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Four bookseller catalogues on Renaissance & Baroque European history, literature, politics, government, society; a totl of 1631 titles. Stapled in paper covers; Good. Sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0299.
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Catalogue of Books on Classical Antiquity. A Scholar's Library on Classical Archaeology & Prehistory in the Aegean, etc. Catalogue No. 6.

by E. J. Brill (firm). John H. Stubbs (firm). William Salloch (firm).

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Published
1986; 1985; 1964 & 1967
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Four bookseller catalogues. Brill, Classical Antiquity, 103 pages, index; Stubbs, Scholar's Library, 83 pages, 14 illus.; Salloch (2), 61 pages, 589 items & 68 pages, 532 items. All in pictorial paper covers; all Good. Sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0264.
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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Illustration Art and Children's Books. Wednesday December 11, 2013 [sale 21029].

by Bonhams New York. (firm)

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Published
2013 & 2017
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Very Good+
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Two auction catalogs from Bonhams; the larger includes Russian literature, children's books, illustration art; Children's books from Europe & America, Art & architecture, Early printed books & manuscripts, Travel & maps, Science & natural history, Literature, Americana, World history. Respectively 177 & 29 pages, 474 and 27 lots, lavish color illus.; 26.5 cm. Color pictorial paper covers; Very… Read more
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A Critical Bibliography of French Literature. Volume II. The Sixteenth Century.

by Cabeen, D. C., general editor. Schutz, Alexander H., editor.

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Published
1956
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second printing, September 1966
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Hardcover; xxxii, 365 pages; brown-paper dj; VG. Stock#ofc0104.
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Twenty-nine Essays.

by Montaigne, Michel de. Frame, Donald M., translator.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1982
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Near Fine
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$30.00

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482 pages, color illustrations. Selected and introduced by Mortimer J. Adler. Bound in red boards, gilt decoration, gilt edges; slight amount of white paint on upper outer corners, otherwise Fine condition. Stock#ofc0013.
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Le Genie D'Oc et L'homme Méditerranéen.

by Bousquet, Joe, et al.

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Published
1943
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407 pp. Inscribed "September 1944". Wartime publication. Top edge torn, fragile paper, pages browned, mostly unopened. Stock##ofc0024.
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Twenty-nine Essays

by Montaigne, Michel de; trans: Frame, Donald M

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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482 pp, color illustrations; Selected and introduced by Mortimer J. Adler. Slight amount of white paint on upper outer corners, otherwise Fine condition. #ofc0013
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A History of Slovak Literature.

by Petro, Peter.

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Published
1998 [c1995]
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As New
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9780773514027
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$10.00

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Despite its richness and long history, Slovak literature is one of the least-known Slavic literatures in the English-speaking world. Contents: Medieval Literature (800-1467); The Renaissance (1467-1636); Baroque (1636-1780); Classicism (1780-1828); Romanticism (1828-71); Realism (1871-1918); Modern Literature (1918-90). x, 164 pages, 23 cm. Library of Congress duplicate / release stamp; near fine. Stock#48177.
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The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories.

by Trevor, William, 1928-2016, editor.

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Published
1991; 1989
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Good
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9780192828453
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Forty-five short stories that span the entire history of the Irish short story, featuring works by such masters as James Joyce and Elizabeth Bowen as well as new voices. xvi, 567 pages, 19.5 cm. The front cover and first few pages show signs of use, the rest is very good. Stock#102813.
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Anna Karenina.

by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Magarshack, David, 1899-1977, translator. Meyer, Priscilla.

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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9780451528612
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"Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky." First published in 1877. xv, 942 pages; 17.5 cm. Stock#102812.
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Except the Lord.

by Cary, Joyce (Arthur Joyce Lunel), 1888-1957.

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Published
1953
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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"This is the story of Chester Nimmo growing up in the West Country of England, the son of a stableman. As it shows him one of a fiercely devoted family, schooled in the strict evangelical faith, it reveals with dramatic and telling insight a man and a career in the making. Mr. Cary's novels have this in common: In all… Read more
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First performed in December, 1897, this comedy, based on the life of an actual 17th-century figure, was a great success-- Rostand's only, but it made him a major figure; the play continues to be performed on stage and in film. Grosset & Dunlap here attempts to rise above its usual cheap reprints. 184 pages, illustrations; 21 cm. Spine… Read more
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The Dawn of a New Era, 1250-1453

by Cheyney, Edward P. (Potts), 1861-1947

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x p., 2 leaves, 389 p., 50 illus., 2 maps, plates, portraits; 23 cm. Series: The Rise of Modern Europe. Contents: The expansion of trade and the increase of wealth; Merchant princes and bankers; The rise of the middle class: the development of representative government; Popular insurrections; The Hundred Years' War; The decline of the Church: the weakening of… Read more
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Massimo D'Azeglio al Castello di Envie

by Pavesio, P. [Paolo]

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Torino, Eredi Botta, 1901. Soft Cover. 32p., 24.5 cm. IV Congresso Storico Subalpino. Stock# 41,315. Offprint. Vg, ink inscription / paper. Italian literature, history.
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La Ciencia del Derecho en la España de los Reyes Catolicos [and] Utopias y Realidad Juridica.

by Beneyto Perez, Juan, 1907-1994 / Difernan, Bonifacio

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1953
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Revista General de Legislacion y Jurisprudencia, Mayo 1953 & Julio-Agosto 1956. Soft Cover. The Science of Law in the Spain of the Catholic Kings. In Spanish. Practice & theory; preparation of the jurist; law books; sketch of laws in effect; national law & judicial literature; the personal element; on the autonomy of the Castilian judiciary school. … Read more
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Iceland 1966. Handbook Published by the Central Bank of Iceland.

by Nordal, Johannes & Valdimar Kristinsson, editors.

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Reykjavik, 1967. Hard Cover. xi, 390 p., index, 12 color plates. Contents include Country & Population; History & Literature; Constitution & Government; Foreign Relations; Industries; Trade & Communications; Economic Policy & Finance; Social Conditions; Religion & Education; Science & the Arts; Recreational Activities; Directory, Diplomatic Missions; Bibliography, pp. 362-375. Black covers printed in gold; VG. Stock#24170.
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Providence, R.I.: Gávea-Brown, c1983. First Edition. Soft Cover. 157 p., 13 leaves of plates, illus.; 21 cm. A collection of eight essys on aspects of Portuguese literature, art and culture. In English. Inscribed by Vieira to Charlotte and Vincent Tomas. Stock#44796. Vg / soft cover.
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Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings.

by Kelly, Amy. [Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1200]

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9780674242548
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Harvard UP ['Fourteenth Printing, 1971']. HP15. Soft Cover. 427 p., 11 b/w illus., map, index; 23.5 cm. "This account of Queen Eleanor and her century is offered as a study of individuals who set their stamp upon the events of their time... The materials used are in general 'contemporary' sources (those of the twelfth century, expanded by a decade… Read more
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