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The Works of Molière [Complete 12 volume set]

by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Molière

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Published
[1891]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Thus; Astral Edition
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$2,990.00

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Paris: Chez Barrie Frères and George Barrie & Son, [1891]. First Thus; Astral Edition. Full leather. Very good. Louis Leloir; Maurice Leloir; Jacques Leman; Edward Heduouin. Scarce (one copy in Worldcat). A exquisitely bound, very good first thus, limited edition in full crushed Levant morocco leather with gold tooling. Number 35 of 100 copies on Japan Vellum paper… Read more
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cover of The Farallones : the painted world, and other poems of California : with fifty-three illustrations and with a supplementary history and description of the Farallones, including notes on their plant, bird and animal life. [In two volumes, complete]

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San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1934. Limited Edition, First Edition. 1/4 vellum. Near fine/fair. A near fine limited, first edition in a fair slipcase [O'Day pg. 87]. This copy being number 374 of 2000 printed. Signed with a dedication to Lord Addington (possibly John Hubbard, 3rd Baron Addington OR Raymond Hubbard, 4th Baron Addington) by the… Read more
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$115.00
cover of Bertoldo con Bertoldino e Cacasenno illustrati con venti incisioni in rame di Giuseppe M. Crespi e con una introduzione di Antonio Baldini [Bertoldo with Bertoldino and Cacasenno illustrated with twenty copper engravings by Giuseppe M. Crespi and with an introduction by Antonio Baldini.].

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Spoleto: Presso Claudio Argentieri, 1929. Limited Edition. Three quarter leather. Good +/missing. Giuseppe Maria Crespi. A good plus limited edition, no. 82 of 1000 printed. No dust jacket. Three quarter leather over marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers. Front joint cracked, but still sturdy. Four raised bands with bright gilt title stamping on spine and at leather edges.Small… Read more
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$100.00
cover of California Writers Club: Poems 1930

California Writers Club: Poems 1930

by Julia Cooley Altrocchi, et al

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Published
1930
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Berkeley: The Professional Press, 1930. First Edition. Original wraps. Very good +/none as issued. A very good plus first edition in original wraps. Stapled. Gilt title stamping on cover with the seal of the Club. The very first of the series of Poems by the California Writers Club. Shelf wear and tiny tears to top edge (see photo).… Read more
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cover of Freedom's Fools

Freedom's Fools

by John Baranard Cavanaigh

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Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Vantage Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. A very near fine first edition, as stated of Irish verse.In original unclipped dust jacket, which is showing some loss at top of cover. Previous owner's small stamp of first and last endpapers. 81 pp. Duodecimo, 5 & 1/2 x 8 inches tall. Recounts in poetry epic British… Read more
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cover of Wettersteinmächte (im kar) eine weltenschau / roman von Paul Schulze-Berghof

Wettersteinmächte (im kar) eine weltenschau / roman von Paul Schulze-Berghof

by Paul Schulze-Berghof

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Published
1924
Condition
Very good
Edition
unknown
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$100.00

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Leipzig: Verlag von Theodor Weicher, 1924. unknown. Hardcover. Very good/missing. Title drawing and book decoration by Willi Geissler / Rudolstadt. A very good unknown, but early edition. Text in German Fraktur. Blue cloth boards with black Fraktur font titling on cover and spine. Sunning to spine and top edge of back cover. Binding a bit soft. Hinges are… Read more
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cover of Ovid's Metamorphoses. In fifteen books. A new translation. By several hands. Adorn'd with cuts / Ovid's Metamorphoses made English. By several hands [15 books in two separate volumes, complete]

Ovid's Metamorphoses. In fifteen books. A new translation. By several hands. Adorn'd with cuts / Ovid's Metamorphoses made English. By several hands [15 books in two separate volumes, complete]

by Ovid; George Sewell; J. Philips; John Hughes; Mr. Chute; Mr. Dart; Mr. [Alexander] Pope; Mr. Theobald; Capt. Morrice

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Published
1717
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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London: A. Bettesworth and W. Taylor in Pater-Noster-Row, E. Curll in Fleet-Street, and J. Browne without Temple-Bar, 1717. First Edition. Full leather. Very good. Scarce. A very good first edition of this version ---- there were competing editors in 1717 --- complete and collated in two volumes. This work released after Dryden's Ovid translations. Sewell's translations went on… Read more
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cover of War Time Poems and Heart Songs

War Time Poems and Heart Songs

by Isabella B. Watson

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Published
1918
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Toronto: William Briggs, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. A very good plus first edition. Green cloth boards. Binding is tight, sturdy and square. Gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Heavy shelfwear to tail of spine. Bumped corners. Pages are clean and bright. No dustjacket. 123 pp. 5 x 7 1/2 inches tall, duodecimo.
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cover of The Poets Laureate Anthology

The Poets Laureate Anthology

by Elizabeth Hun Schmidt ed.; foreword by Billy Collins, in association with the Library of Congress

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780393061819
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$50.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 paper. Fine/near fine. A fine/as new first edition (review copy), appears unread. Red 1/4 paper over buckram boards in a near fine dustjacket with a small 1/4 inch nick at top right corner of jacket. Publisher's errata laid in. 762 pp. including index. Octavo … Read more
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cover of The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants

The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants

by Congreve, William

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Published
1697
Condition
Very good
Edition
Second Edition
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$550.00

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London: J. Tonson, 1697. Second Edition. Three quarter cloth. Very good. Scarce. A very good second edition of Mr. Congreve's famous work. [WING C5858] Blue three quarter cloth over maroon and blue marbled boards. Appears to be missing the first free endpaper, otherwise complete and collated. Loss to page 1, not affecting text. Pencilled marginalia and previous owner's… Read more
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cover of Like the Pieces of Driftwood

Like the Pieces of Driftwood

by Jon Francis

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Published
1977
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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Mendocino, CA: by the author, 1977. First Edition. Paperback original. Near fine. A very near fine, first edition in softcover, signed by the poet on the title page. Dust stain to edge of cover.Duodecimo, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches tall.
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cover of Just Folks

Just Folks

by Edgar A. Guest

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Published
1917
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. A very good plus, bright and well-preserved first edition. Blue cloth boards with gold title stamping on inverted banner. Top front corner bumped. Mustard colored end papers with previous owner's inscription in pencil on front pastedown. Two small tears to papers at front hinge.… Read more
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cover of Love Poems of Alfred Austin

Love Poems of Alfred Austin

by Alfred Austin

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Published
[1920]
Condition
Very good
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$22.00

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London: John Lane, [1920]. Hardcover. Very good. A very good small edition circa 1920. Decorated paper boards showing foxing. Spine heavily sunned. Gift inscription on first free end paper. Purple and green decorated pages with text inset. Foxing throughout. Binding sturdy and square. From the Lover's Library. 109 pp. Thirty-twomo, 3 x 5 inches tall.
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cover of Twelve Sonnets

Twelve Sonnets

by William Shakespeare; John C. Tarr

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus, Limited
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$60.00

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Berkeley: Turtle's Quill Scriptorium, 1974. First Edition Thus, Limited. Stiff wraps. Fine. Joyce Alexander; Dorsey Alexander. A fine limited edition. One of 75 numbered copies. This copy is unnumbered. Green stiff paper wraps. Sienna end papers. Illustrations by Joyce Alexander. Calligraphy by Dorsey Alexander. [16] pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 inches tall.
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cover of Poesie edite in dialetto milanese di Carlo Porta. Ricorrette sul testo coll'aggiunta di due componimenti di Tommaso Grossi

Poesie edite in dialetto milanese di Carlo Porta. Ricorrette sul testo coll'aggiunta di due componimenti di Tommaso Grossi

by Carlo Porta; Tommaso Grossi; Pietro Steppani

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Published
1841
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Reprint
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$30.00

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Italia, 1841. Reprint. Three quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus copy of Porta's (1775-1821) poetry in the Milanese, with an appendix of poetry by Steppani. Brown and yellow marbled boards over 3/4 tan leather. All edges painted blue speckled. Cream endpapers showing offset. Foxing to pages. Binding is sturdy and square. 202 pp. plus an… Read more
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cover of A Twilight Song  (in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, May 1890, to October 1890)

A Twilight Song (in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, May 1890, to October 1890)

by Walt Whitman

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Published
May, 1890
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First printing
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$70.00

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New York: The Century Co., May, 1890. First printing. Leatherette. Very Good +. First published appearance of Whitman's "A Twilight Song, for unknown buried soldiers, North and South," with attribution on page 27. (Later collected in Good Bye My Fancy, 1891) [BAL 21599]. Embossed green leatherette boards (original), gold-stamped: A Year of the Century, '90 on spine. Corners… Read more
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