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Jerusalem Delivree

By: N/A

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Paris, Garnier Freres:

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 003972

Condition: Very Good


Original patterned boards backed in green leather with four raised bands and black spine label lettered in gold. Previous owner's name and date (1878) on title page. Minor wear to corners and head and foot of spine. Five pages only have red marginal numbers written in. No other writing or damage. Marbled endpapers. Text in French. 425 pp. plus Table Des Materies. View more info

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The Leisure Hour 1888

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Leisure Hour: 1888

Seller ID: 004194

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue blindstamped floral cloth lettered in gold on boards. One leaf re-inserted. Literary adventures galore ! History, travel, natural history, poetry, music - it's all here ! 852 pp. View more info

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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chesterfield Society:

Edition: Centenary Edition Deluxe

Seller ID: 007480

Condition: Very Good


Original 3/4 maroon leather on beige cloth boards. Previous owner's name and inscription. Frontispiece drawing. Patterned endpapers. Very clean and sound. Top edges gilt. 418 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Key People; Writers in Atlantic Canada

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008204

Condition: Very Good


Original violet softcover. Professional and Apprentice writers of books, plays, articles, or poems. 201 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Golden Book Magazine; June, 1935

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Review of Reviews Corp.: 1935

Seller ID: 011557

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Stapled softcover, pp. 513-640. A literary magazine I haven't seen bfore. Stories include "The Pastry-Cook of Madrigal" by Rafael Sabatini, "Dounia" by Alexander Pushkin, and "The Bearer of the Tooth"by Frank Buck. Special Features include "Confessions" by Jean Jacques Rousseau. Many more stories and features. View more info

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The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius

By: Adlington, William (Trans.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Westhouse: 1947

Seller ID: 010739

Condition: Good Plus


Tan cloth on boards. DJ lightly worn head and foot of spine. No writing. Covers slightly warped. 221 pp. View more info

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La Divina Commedia

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Milano, Casa Editrice Sonzogno: 1958

Seller ID: 011206

Condition: Fair to Good


Red cloth on boards, backed in maroon leather. Text in Italian. Both hinges broken, but supported by four cloth tapes. Approximately 135 full-page drawings by Dore and others. An artist's delight ! 679 pp. plus index. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Essays in Criticism

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1875

Edition: Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 003089

Condition: Good Plus


Original reddish-brown cloth with intricate coat of arms in gilt on boards. University of Edinburgh bookplate dated 1877 and cover coat of arms. Underlining confined to preface. The Function of Criticism, The Literary Influence of Academies, Maurice de Guerin, Eugenie de Guerin, Heinrich Heine, Pagan and Mediaeval Religious Sentiment, A Persian Passion Play, Joubert, Spinoza and the Bible, and Marcus Aurelius are the chapter headings. A few gutter strains, but no se... View more info

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The Magic Fiddler and Other Legends of French Canada

By: Aubry, Claude

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peter Martin Associates: 1968

Seller ID: 001332

Condition: Very Good


Original beige nubby cloth with fiddler pictorial on boards, no DJ, but Mylar wrap. Excellent condition. Translated from the French by Alice E. Kane. Believed First Edition , published simultaneously in French and English. Mylar wrap torn front and back. 98 pp. View more info

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The Novels of Jane Austen in Five Volumes; Volume III, Mansfield Park

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: Third Edition, Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 009452

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ. No writing or damage. Introductory Note, Mansfield Park (1814), Lovers' Vows (1798), Notes, Appendices, Addenda, and Index of Characters. 567 pp. View more info

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A History of English-Canadian Literature to the Confederation; Its Relation to the Literature of Great Britain and the United States

By: Baker, Ray Palmer (Ph. D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006646

Condition: Good Minus


Orignal maroon cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. Front hinge cracked. No writing. Not only a history, but also a commentary on early Canadian literature. 200 pp., including index. View more info

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Three Medieval Centuries of Literature in England 1100-1400

By: Baldwin, Charles Sears

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co.: 1932

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006404

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. No writing and no damage. The Middle Age, The Epic Centuries, Medieval Romance, Middle-English Romances, Middle-English Arthurian Romances, Lyric, Symbolism, Middle-English Popular Composition, Chaucer, Appendix (Introduction to Middle-English Grammar), Notes, Index. 274 pp. View more info

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The Last Incarnation of Vautrin; Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants; Gobseck; Comedies Played Gratis

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Athenaeum Society:

Seller ID: 007625

Condition: Near Fine


Original 3/4 maroon Cape Levant on marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. No writing or damage. One of the series titled Scenes from Parisian Life, part of The Human Comedy. Translated into English by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. Book is tight and clean, and appears hardly read. Top edges gilt. Front edges deckled. Copyright 1896. 222, 182, 280, and 20 pp., respectively, with the last two stories paginated consecutively. View more info

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Modeste Mignon; A Daughter of Eve; The Peace of a Home

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Athenaeum Society:

Seller ID: 007626

Condition: Near Fine


Original 3/4 maroon Cape Levant on marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. No writing or damage. One of the series titled Scenes from Private Life, part of The Human Comedy. Translated into English by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. Copyright 1896. 352, 153, and 48 pp. respectively, with the last two stories paginated consecutively. View more info

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Sons of the Soil

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Athenaeum Society:

Seller ID: 007627

Condition: Near Fine


Original 3/4 maroon Cape Levant on marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Translated into English by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. One of the series titled Scenes from Country Life, part of The Divine Comedy. No writing or damage. 419 pp. View more info

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Athenaeum Society:

Seller ID: 007628

Condition: Very Good


Original 3/4 maroon Cape Levant on marbled boards. Abrasion to 2 inches of the rear cover top edge. Marbled endpapers. Translated into English by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. No writing. One of the series titled Scenes from Political Life, part of The Divine Comedy. Top edges gilt. Deckled front edges. Copyright 1896. 482 pp. View more info

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Extracts from the Writings of Eminent Authors; Moral, Historical, and Poetical (Volume I Only of Two)

By: Barker, Miss Emily (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Whittaker and Co.: 1847

Edition: Third Edition, Greatly Enlarged

Seller ID: 005142

Condition: Fair


Rebound in green cloth on boards in 1923. Random ink writing on prelims. Previous owner's name. Gutter strain following copyright page. This volume appears to refer to Moral Extracts only. 419 pp. View more info

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Tolstoy and the Novel

By: Bayley, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Viking Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition(Published in 1967 By Vikin

Seller ID: 009139

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth on boards. The Russian Background, Inevitable Comarisons, War and Peace, Endings, Anna Karenina, Resurrection, The Caucasus, Nouvelle as Hypothesis, Dr. Zhivago, Index. 316 pp. View more info

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Epistolae Ho-elianae; The Familiar Letters of James Howell (2 Vol. set)

By: Bennett, W.H. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, David Stott: 1891

Seller ID: 009441

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue patterned cloth backed in brown. Howell entered Jesus College, Oxford at 19, and intended to accept a graduate fellowship there after completing the B.A. in 1613. After 13 years of waiting, his spot was taken by another. He found employment with a glass manufacturer which took him to Europe, where he learned several languages. He began writing, the first person to succeed in English alone. 333 and 346 pp., respectively, in the two volumes. Small print. View more info

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The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

By: Boyd, Madeleine (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1929

Seller ID: 010085

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Bright red cloth on stiff board. No marks or damage to book. DJ generally worn, with small bits missing head and foot. "Delectable but forbidden pleasures." - DJ flap. View more info