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1 Balzac, Honore De Les Contes Drolatiques, colligez ez Abbayes de Touraine, et mis en lumière par le sieur de Balzac pour l'esbattement des Pantagruelistes et non Aultres
Gibert Jeune Librairie D'Amateurs

Paris 1940 First Thus Softcover Near Fine 
**Text In French** One bump to the top corner (not too bad at all) otherwise a nearly fine copy. 4to, French printed wraps, original glassine wrapper has a little fraying at the head of the spine strip, otherwise near fine copy. edges uncut, Internals clean, very charmingly illustrated with rich colors Jeune is famous for. 020759 
Price: 145.00 USD
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2 Chaucer, Geffrey Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer - Complete in 8 Volumes
John W Parker and Son

London 1855 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
8 8vo volumes/ The Annotated Edition of the English Poets. In orignal binding which is patterened paper over the boards with paper spine labels, there is some splitting, and tearing to the outer edges, but the text blocks are generally bright throughout. The Annotated Edition of the English Poets was issued in 29 Numbers (London: John W. Parker and Son, 1854-57) 8 of which were dedicated to the works of Chaucer. It has extensive critical commentary throughout. 020083 
Price: 350.00 USD
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3 De Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel. Translated By Samuel Putnam Don Quixote De La Mancha, 2 Volumes Slipcased
Viking

New York 1949 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good 
black cloth, top edge painted, a crisp clean set but for a light musty smell - dj's even soiled spine strips, a touch on the panels, some previous owner notes on the front inner flaps and a small chip to one inner corner at the top, both jackets in fresh mylar sleeves. Both volumes housed in a moderately worn slipcase. 014763 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Dickens, Charles Dickens Works in 36 Volumes (collected, writings) De Luxe Edition Estes & Lauriat Press
Dana Estes & Co

1890 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
In 36 volumes; The 'Edition De Luxe' edition, limited to 1000 hand numbered copies.; in publisher's deep burgundy cloth with printed paper spine labels that have toned a bit with age; all title & illustration pages prined on Japon vellum. Overall a very good, tight and crisp set (most vols vg - nf); **Two of the vol's have water damage to the boards and premilinary pages (only) are dampstained; and only two of the vol's are affected by this. This set is profusely illustrated, and looks rather nice with the finely etched engarvings printed on the vellum paper. Printed on deckled laid paper, many unopened. 010440 
Price: 570.00 USD
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5 Gibran, Kahlil Mirrors of the Soul
Philosophical Library

NY 1965 Reprint Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
101pgs. unmarked, unread. jacket has a trifle of wear along edges. 101729 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Goethe Faust
Hartsdale House

9999 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
8vo in decorative blue cloth (lightly edge-toned) 252pp -Beautifully illustrated by Harry Clarke - no date 1940's circa. Light chipping to the edges of the dustwrapper, which is now in a fresh mylar sleeve. 202269 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Hemingway, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea
Collectors Reprints

1980 Hardcover As New As New 
in very near fine slipcase, publishers insert - 8vo, blue cloth. scarce 020149 
Price: 80.00 USD
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8 Ilya Arnoldovich Ilf & Yevgenii Petrovich Katayev Ilf and Petrov's The Complete Adventures of Ostap Bender
Random House

NY 1962 Hardcover Very Good + Very Good 
8vo black cloth, The dj has only minor wear (is price-clipped) and a touch of spotting. looks pretty near fine in fresh mylar but it's VG. Blindstamped black cloth, two small holes along the rear gutter and a small stain on the rear board. otherwise fine and tight. 390pp 202162 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 James Joyce Ulysses
John Lane, The Bodley Head

London 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket 
Limited to 1000 copies (900 in this binding, 100 in full vellum) this being copy 275. Large thick 4to in original green linen buckram with the Homeric bow device designed by Eric Gill in gilt on the cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Contemporary inscription on the front endpaper has all but completely faded. The spine strip is lighltly evenly faded otherwise a generally fine tight copy. In clear acetate cover. Text block printed on Japan vellum paper, First authorized English edition. 765p 202284 
Price: 2995.00 USD
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10 Jim Harrison Farmer
Viking

New York 1976 0670308382 / 9780670308385 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Octavo Signed and Inscribed By Author
160pgs. Brown boards, gilt lettering on spine. faint spot on the spine, crease on front panel, Author , on the half-titl page, has drawn a a face with Speech Balloon that reads "Joseph is a bit of a drag ass like myself. yrs Jim".Unclipped jacket has crease on upper left corner of front panel, a couple of spots on lower left corner of front panel. in fresh mylar sleeve. author's 3rd novel. 0305345 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 John Ruskin, M.A. The Crown of Wild Olive and Sesame and Lilies
William L. Allison Co.

New York Early Ediiton Leather Near Fine Ocatvo 
n.d., circa 1900. Green 3/4 leather. marbled boards,gilt lettering on spine. top edge gilt, Maroon silk bookmark. Excellent condition. A collection of some of Ruskin's better essays in the style of Thomas Carlyle together. Included are essays on "Work", "Traffic", "War", and "The Future of England". 0305432 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Kiely, Benedict Yeat's Ireland An Enchanted Vision
Clarkson Potter

1989 0517574047 / 9780517574041 First Edition Hardcover As New As New 
beautifully illustrated, full brown paper-cloth over bds. in illustrated dustwrapper in afresh mylar sleeve, 192p 021224 
Price: 28.00 USD
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13 Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
Dnipro Publishers

Kiev 1977 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket As Issued 
339pgs frontispiece. . burgundy cloth, Black spine, with drawing of African American man running. Appears to be a pirate Edition of the classic book, printed in Kiev, Russia. Some corner wear superficial scratches to the rear panel. internall fine copy. Very scarce edition. 105565 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Leo Tolstoy [Maude Trans.] Anna Karenina (World's Classics)
Oxford University Press

1973 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Near Fine 
16mo in blue boards. India paper text block to accomadte the two books bound as one volume. numeration was kept separatae 500pp 447pp 202159 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Lindley Murray Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers
Oliver D Cook and Co

NY 1825 Hardcover Good No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Small 8vo in original scuffed and rubbed b oards,, A couple of contemporary signatures on the front endpaper, Generally even toning (and occasional spots or marks on some pages), throughout the textblock, though still a perfectly serviceable copy. 258 pages plus addendum 202170 
Price: 110.00 USD
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16 London, Jack The Game
Macmillan

N Y 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Green decorative cloth, Second state as it has the Metropolitan Magazine stamp (the smaller size) on the copyright page. some wear at the extremities and slight spine crease, but generally still a bright copy, all lettering remains bright, some toning to the endpapers, Illustrated throughout. Painted image embossed on front cover. 182pp. plus ads. 005479 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Machado De Assis, Illustrated by Shari Frisch The Devil's Church and Other Stories
University of Texas Press

1977 0292775350 / 9780292775350 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
dustwrapper shows some shallow surface rubs, and the former owner's name ois on the front endpaper, otherwise fine, in a rubbed but nice dustwrapper. In afresh mylar sleeve, 152p 020355 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Mandelstam, Osip Selected Poems
Atheneum

1974 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + 
minor wear at the extremitis, bright dustwrapper in afresh mylar sleeve - 100p 020526 
Price: 28.00 USD
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19 Mary Russell Mitford Atherton and Other Tales. Vols (3 Volumes complete)
Hurst and Blackett

London 1857 Hardcover Good 
3 8vo volumes in contemprary period 34 green calf skin binding. Vols 1 & 3 have nearly half of the spine strip missing. Former owner bookplate on the front pastedowns. The inner hinges are exposed but have been experty tightened inside and out, *I covered just the seam with a thin layer of archival wheat paste, re-enforcing the hinge so with proper handling the covers will remain attached. Backings are tight. 318pp; 303pp, 20pp, & 296pp 202215 
Price: 175.00 USD
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20 Moliere, Hillemacher E. Oeuvres Completes De Moliere Tomes 1 & 2 [I II, One two]
Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie

France 1859 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
2 8vo, Nos. 1 & 2, in original dark green cloth with blind-stamped covers, and bright gilt titles and volume numbers on the spine strips. A little flaking starting on the fabric some light flaking at the base of the spine strip. Some foxing to prelim's - Small inscription on the top edge of the front endpaper of one of the vols. Exceptionally bright. Scarce. 019727 
Price: 150.00 USD
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