European Literature from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio, da tutte le cose al buon costume nocive con somma diligenza purgato; Alla sua vera lezione ridotto, e con varie note dilucidato. Per uso principalmente de' Modesti Giovani della Toscana lingua studiosi

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18th century full vellum with red morocco title label to spine. 2 parts bound as one: part 1: 179 pp., [1]; part 2: [181]-403 pp., [3]. Italian text throughout. OCLC shows only one other copy of this version published by Deregni at the National Library of Scotland. Marginal notes in pencil to last 9 pages, otherwise no previous owners'… Read more
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$300.00
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On the Marble Cliffs, A New Directions Book

by Ernst Juenger

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$120.00

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Light blue cloth boards with black text to spine; dust jacket protected in mylar. Surprisingly, this novel was originally published in the Nazi Germany of 1939, during a time when Hitler was stifling many writers. Despite this, Juenger was able to publish this allegorical tale that warns of the way a totalitarian regime can secure its hold over their people.… Read more
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$120.00
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The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed

by Cenydd Morus (Kenneth Morris)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Textured blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine; decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Fantasy fiction from Wales, UK, which is the retelling of the story of Pwyll, Rhianon, and Pryderi from the four branches of medieval Welsh Mabinogion. Fading to foot of spine. xiv, 365 pp. 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
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$100.00
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The Works Of Aphra Behn

by Aphra Behn

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1996
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$110.00

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Three volumes in green cloth (5-7) as new.
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$110.00
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The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1971-87
Condition
Near Fine
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$450.00

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A clean set; only volume 6 contains previous owner's name. Volumes have faded dust jackets with gray cloth colored boards Contains 6 volumes in 10 books from The collected works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 6 x 9 inches.
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$450.00
image of Das Nibelungenlied, mit holzschnitten nach zeichnungen von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

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Half brown morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule to boards and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Translation: "The Song of the Nibelungs, with woodcuts based on drawings by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld." General wear to boards (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. Light image transfer to pages throughout. 420… Read more
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$100.00
image of The Novels and other Writings of  Lyof N. Tolstoi (Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy) (Leo Tolstoy) - 24 volumes

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Half green morocco with gilt rule to boards and gilt particulars to spine; 5 raised bands. Bound by Stikeman. Top edge gilt; deckled edges. Number 11 of only 150 copies. 24 volumes.
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$6,500.00
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The Pirate, and The Three Cutters [In fine binding]

by Captain (Frederick) Marryat

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
n.d. (c. 1851-1861)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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Beautiful binding by Hersant in full midnight blue morocco; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine, with brown morocco label. Rolled gilt edges; interior gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Cerulean blue silk ribbon present. Hors textes plates throughout with guards present. Without previous owners' names or other markings. 362 pp. 6 x 9 inches.
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$350.00
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The Novels of Tobias Smollett

by Tobias Smollett

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Large Paper Edition
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$1,850.00

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Half Riverside green morocco with gilt rule over light green cloth boards. 5 raised bands with gilt particulars; silk ribbons present; top edge gilt; others deckle. Limited to 500 numbered copies printed from type, this being No. 10. Illustrated by reproductions in collotype made by Mr. Emery Walker from proof copies of Cruikshank's etchings preserved in the print room of… Read more
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$1,850.00
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The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

by Alfred Burton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1818
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$580.00

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Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this… Read more
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$580.00
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The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp.

by Charles Dickens

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1858
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Bound by Jeffries and Sons, Bristol with their label to rear pastedown. Full red morocco with gilt rule and intricate detailing; 5 raised bands; all edges gilt. Gilt rolled edges; gilt inner dentelles; marbled endpapers. Original wraps were not included. 114 pp. 4 x 6 1/4 inches.
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$200.00
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare (8 volumes - Complete)

by William Shakespeare, J. Payne Collier (editor)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
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$1,850.00

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8 volumes- Complete. One of only 50 copies sold--newspaper clipping written by Collier, adhered to ffp, corroborates this. Quarter red morocco over cloth boards with 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers; marbled edges. This edition was based on the Second Folio (also known as the "Perkins Folio") which had corrections allegedly added by hand in the… Read more
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image of [Works - 31 Volumes] Autobiography; Doctor Thorne; The Warden; Framely Parsonage; Small House at Allington; The Last Chronicle of Barset; The Duke's Children; The Prime Minister; Barchester Towers; Orley Farm; Eustace Diamonds; Phineas Redux; Can You Forgive Her

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Complete set of 31 volumes as issued up to 1906. Half maroon morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; white silk ribbons present. Each volume contains a frontispiece with tissue guard. Samuel Mather ex-libris plate present to front paste-down in each volume. Complete listing of titles:… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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$1,500.00
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The Works of Joseph Conrad (20 Volume set - Complete) SIGNED

by Joseph Conrad

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$4,800.00

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Signed by Conrad to limitation page. "This edition of the works of Joseph Conrad, printed from type that has been distributed, is limited to 780 sets, of which 750 are for sale and 30 for presentation. This is No. 46." Deep blue half morocco over blue cloth boards with gilt rule and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine.… Read more
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$4,800.00
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Works of Rudyard Kipling (Signed Seven Seas Edition) - 23 Volumes

by Rudyard Kipling

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1913-1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seven Seas Edition
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$1,200.00

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Signed by Kipling. Half green morocco (reverted to brown on spine) over green cloth boards with gilt rule and particulars to spine; 5 raised bands; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Printed on paper with "R * K" watermarks (where * represents a swastika) "The Seven Seas edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling is limited to one thousand and fifty… Read more
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$1,200.00
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Life in London; or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and Corinthian Tom,

by Pierce Egan (Illustrators: Geroge Cruikshank and I. R. Cruikshank)

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Published
n.d.
Condition
Good
Edition
New Edition
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$300.00

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First edition, second issue. Lacking binding, therefore loose signatures. 36 hand-colored hors textes plates. Includes fold-out sheet music. xvi, 376 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches.
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Sitten-Lehre [Sittenlehre] der Heiligen Schrift

by Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, Johann Peter Miller

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1765
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Half vellum over hand-colored boards. Gothic German text throughout. Losses to board paper and some light soiling. 24, 697 pp. 7 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches.
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[30] leaves, 392 leaves 11 x 16.8 cm. Handsome full goat with brass furniture. Lacking clasps; hinges quite loose; nonetheless a fine example of sixteenth century German binding. Bookplate of prominent proverb collector Lt. Colonel V. S. M.de Guinzbourg to front fly; inscription of Jacob Prager to pastedown. Title in red & Black; intricate tailpiece… Read more
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$950.00
image of Troisieme Partie Des Fameux Voyages de Pietro della Valle, gentil-homme romain, surnommé l'Illustre Voyageur, avec un dénombrement très-exact des choses les plus curieuses,_les plus remarquables qu'il a veuës dans la Turquie, l'Égypte, la Palestine, la Perse,_les Inde

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Full brown calf; gilt particulars to spine. 5 raised bands. Red edges. Separated hinges, boards still attached (see image). Bookworm marks on boards and worming throughout pages (see image). Water stain to first pages, without text obstruction. Fair third volume copy without previous owners' names or markings. [xii], 649, [xix] pp. 7.25 x 9.7 in. 18.5 x 24.5 cm
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$250.00