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SUBMISSION

by MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ

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9781250097347
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good+
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First American paperback edition
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9781250097347
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English translation of celebrated work by French novelist Michel Houellebecq in Good+ condition. No shelfwear or edgewear to cover. Pages and cover are clean and intact.
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cover of Paris a New York:

Paris a New York:

by Emmanuelle Loyer

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Published
2007-08
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Very Good+
Edition
FRENCH
ISBN
9782012793507
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$35.00

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Near fine copy of intellectual history of exiled French writers and artists who left occupied France to live in New York between 1940 and 1947. Among them were.André Breton, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Boris Souvarine, Jacques Maritain, Paul Vignaux, Jules Romains, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Saint-John Perse, Max Ernst, Pierre Lazareff..Author Emmanuelle Loyer analyzes the diversity of positions taken vis-à-vis De Gaulle or… Read more
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cover of CHARMES

CHARMES

by PAUL VALÉRY

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Published
1926
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$105.00

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Early numbered French edition of post-symbolist poet Paul Valéry's Charmes - no. 2226 (v. 200/3445) on Madagascar. No wear to cover. Interior pages clean and bright.
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cover of L'EXPOSITION COLONIALE

L'EXPOSITION COLONIALE

by ÉRIK ORSENNA

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Published
2006
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Fine
Edition
POINTS
ISBN
9782020875318
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$10.50

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Fine unread copy of Prix Goncourt novel in French on Europe's failed imperial vision. No markings. No wear. Cover and all pages intact.
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cover of FABLES OF LA FONTAINE

FABLES OF LA FONTAINE

by MARIANNE MOORE

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Published
1954
Edition
FIRST
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$750.00

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Moore, Marianne, Fables of La Fontaine, French-English translation, 342 p. Includes index. Index of first lines in English and French. Marianne Moore, Pulitzer Prize (1951), National Book Award (1952), Bollingen Prize (1953). Slipcase intact (some edgewear on corners). in glassine dust wrapper, Fine uncut, No. 104 of 400 copies, inscribed by Marianne Moore to Barbara Church who is mentioned in… Read more
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cover of ROMANCIERS DU XVIIe SIECLE

ROMANCIERS DU XVIIe SIECLE

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Published
1968
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Fine
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La Pléiade
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$65.00

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Very good copy of leatherbound French Edition of La Pléiade Anthology of French novelists of 17th century - Charles Sorel; Scarron; Furetiere; Madame De La Fayette,1508pp with introduction by Antoine Adam. With dust jacket in glassine cover. No wear to binding. Interior immaculate. 0.5 inch cut to glassine cover on back.
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POLYMNIE

by JEAN PRÉVOST

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Published
1929
Edition
FIRST
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$50.00

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#1347 of 2365 copies of work on the Mimetic Arts by noted French Novelist, Scholar, Essayist and Journalist and Resistance fighter Jean Prévost whose life was cut short in 1944 in a German ambush in the Vercors. Uncut copy on verge Bouffant. Slight edgewear on original soft cover. Otherwise very good condition.
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cover of ABRAXAS

ABRAXAS

by J. AUDIBERTI

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Published
1938
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Very Good
Edition
FIRST
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$120.00

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First edition (not published on fine paper) of Audiberti's first novel in very good condition in glassine cover.Inscribed by author to Henry Church. Abraxas means God in Persian. The novel is a work of mysticism on good and evil in which generosity and love prevail.
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cover of LE CONTRE CIEL

LE CONTRE CIEL

by Rene Daumal

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Published
1936
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Good
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$450.00

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First edition. Université de Paris, Paris, 1936. Uncut edition in Good condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Softcover with glassine wrap on front cover and light edgewear, No. 25 of 230 copies. With original lithograph in violet on tissue by Cournault. Tear on page 29, faint water stains to inside back cover and edges. First published Collection of Poems by René… Read more
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cover of Quelques lettres de Marcel Proust

Quelques lettres de Marcel Proust

by Léon Pierre-Quint

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Published
1928
Edition
First
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$45.00

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Flammarion, 1928. Soft cover. Very good. Uncut Slight shelf wear on spine ends. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Wraps. No. 285 edited by Léon-Paul Quint, Editorial Director of Les éditions du Sagittaire from the thirties to the sixties, publishers of the works of André Breton, André Gide, Paul Valéry, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Mann. Author of acclaimed critical works… Read more
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VAUVENARGUES: Sur les moyens de vivre en paix avec les hommes.

by Camille Renault

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Published
1951
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Very Good
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$100.00

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In French. Very good copy of Special 1951 New Years edition of Vauvenargues quote reserved for the friends of Camille Renault, Restauranteur and Patron of the Artists Ecole de Puteaux limited to 50 copies (of which this is number 49) signed by Camille Renault. In original cellophane cover and original beige wraps
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cover of Maitresse de Brecht (La) (Romans, Nouvelles, Recits (Domaine Francais)) (French Edition)

Maitresse de Brecht (La) (Romans, Nouvelles, Recits (Domaine Francais)) (French Edition)

by Jacques-Pierre Amette

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Published
20003
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9782226141637
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$7.50

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French Historical Novel on one of Brecht's mistresses and her mission as an East German Government spy. Winner of Goncourt Prize for 2003. No wear. Like new
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cover of Avec le plus petit et le plus inapparent des corps

Avec le plus petit et le plus inapparent des corps

by Barbara Cassin

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Published
2007
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Fine
ISBN
9789782213634
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Barbara Cassin is a French philologist and philosopher, born in 1947 in Boulogne-Billancourt. A past Director at Jacques Derrida's Collège international de philosophie.
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cover of Sélections sur Ondes Courtes

Sélections sur Ondes Courtes

by Pierre Mac Orlan

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Soft cover vellum
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$75.00

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#548 of 700 copies in softcover vellum of important work in French on the social fantastic of urban life by noted French author Pierre Mac Orlan whose novel Quai des Brumes inspired Marcel Carne's 1938 film of the same name, starring Jean Gabin. An influential critic of film and photography whose writings influenced Berenice Abbott, Mac Orlan was also a… Read more
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cover of ODES

ODES

by Philippe Soupault

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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Vellum wraps chipped at top and bottom corners of sunned spine,
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$400.00

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Numbered 51/650 first edition on vellum of Philippe Soupault's Odes. Soupault was one of France's greatest poets of the 20th century, one of the founders of surrealism with André Breton in 1919, active in the Dadaist Movement, novelist and critic. Vellum wraps chipped at top and bottom corners of sunned spine, tiny cut on edge of rear board, soiling to… Read more
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