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La Monaca Di Monza Storia Del Secolo XVII

By: (Rosini Giovanni)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Pisa, Presso Niccolo Capurro: 1829

Edition: Terza Editione (3rd edn) in One Volume

Seller ID: 107352


iv + 550pp including Index. No author given - but from the Dedication - presumed Giovanni Rosini. Dirty half vellum/marbled boards, rubbed, white lib lettering to foot of spine, title label to spine missing, spine dulled, all edges marbled. All hinges secure, label to front pastedown, stamp to front and rear endpaper, 'invisible' blind stamps on title and last page, some light foxing scattered throughout, but internally overall very good, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ... View more info

The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, ... View more info

Jean Michel ALBEROLA - Les Évenements, Les Situations et Les Sentiments.

By: Alberola, Jean-Michel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée De La Ville De Paris: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112790


FRENCH TEXT. Pictorial card covers with black titling to the spine and white titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 152 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w and colour plates. Also Included is an additional related booklet entitled: 'Table des Matieres' by Bernard Marcade. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is a lovely french language edition of the unique modern art... View more info

To Stay Alive

By: Anderson, Linda

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112594


Tan cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are light smudge marks to the dustjacket covers, which can only be seen if held up to the light. The pages are lightly tanned due to the cheap paper used, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 196 pp. Included is an additional Press Release from April 1984. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' c... View more info

The Life of Madam De Maintenon.

By: Anon

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, J Robinson / G Woodfall / Lockyer Davis: 1753

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108062


THIS IS THE FIRST PART ONLY - (A SECOND PART WAS PUBLISHED LATER IN 1760). Leather covers, rubbed/scuffed/worn, corners and head/tail of spine knocked, chipping to head/tail of spine. 5 raised bands to spine, faded gilt bands/decs. Inner hinges splitting. Small initial written to front endpaper. Light staining to top edges of front few pps. 263pp. Translated from the French. Contents include; the birth of Madam de Maintenon, infancy and marriage of Mademoiselle d'Aub... View more info

Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally so... View more info

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Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, None Given: 1914

Edition: Presumed First German Edition

Seller ID: 113955


A 1914 Calendar in German, printed in black & red. The book is cut out in the shape of a Vase with Pansies, and the front cover is in full vibrant colour with 1914 in gold on the vase. Internally it shows the days of the months with Saint's names for each day. At the end are the names and dates of Jewish Festivals; Genealogies of German 'Rulers' (? Can't read the German? ) , etc; and Postal prices, etc. No publisher shown. Attractive little Miniature shaped book. See Ima... View more info

Image for Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen  (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

By: Anon (Ludwig Adolf Christian Von Grolmann)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Germany, Auf Kosten Des Verfassers (By the Author): 1796

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 114297


Attractively bound in half leather (spine and corners) with speckled paper-covered boards. 5 raises bands to the pine with gilt banding and gilt floral decorations to each compartment, and a gilt title label. Some rubbling to the extremities as to be expected but hinges sound and overall near VG. All edges red, marbled endpapers, with an integral green ribbon marker inside. (2) + 214 pp. This copy belonged to a member of the VIVIAN family of Swansea and has the name of '... View more info

Image for Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

By: Anon (Various?)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Lyon, J. B. Pelagaud et Cie: 1851

Edition: Nouvelle Edition (New Edition)

Seller ID: 113859


All text in FRENCH. A charming little mid-nineteenth century French educational volume in the original blue paper covered boards and grey cloth spine, a little light rubbing to the extremities of the edges/corners, with a black-printed paper label with a black decorative border to the spine. A former owner's name, address and date (1855) in old ink on the front pastedown. An oval blue (booksellers) stamp under the half title opposite. 232pp. 2 Fold out maps in b/w after ... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. VIIII / 9. Band (Volume 9)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1856

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113698


Note: LACKS 8 of 48 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In dark burgundy cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine faded, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped and a repaired tear to the top rear edge (2cms). Internally, (apart from light foxing patches here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual with these volumes) generally very clean and tight but... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. V / 5. Band (Volume 5)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1852

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113699


Note: LACKS 5 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In very dark blue/green cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine has come off at some point and has been completely reglued, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped with a little loss to the cloth. Internally, (apart from light foxing patches all over pages here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual w... View more info

Cat's Eye

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1989

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112606


Dark blue cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and with bright gilt decorations to the front board. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are indents running down both the dustjacket and cloth spine. There is also edge-wear and creasing to the dustjacket extremities. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. There are NO inscriptions or other marks... View more info

Vietnam Poems

By: Balaban, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Carcanet Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112260


Limited Edition of 600 Copies. Blue wrap card covers with black titling and decoration to the front cover. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 16 pp. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Fine' copy. "John Balaban is an American Poet and Authority on Vietnamese Literature." ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Aladin . et la Lampe Merveilleuse

By: Behounek, Jiri

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Paris, Grund: 1977

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 111881


French Language Book. Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are smudge marks to the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 56 pp. Illustrated with colour drawings. Overall, apart from the smudges, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This French language edition tells the marvelous story of Aladdin and his lamp. "; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio. Two Volumes Complete. (Edition De Luxe - Limited to 1000 Copies Only)

By: Boccaccio Giovanni; (Faithfully translated by) J. M. Rigg,

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: (1903)

Edition: Limited Edition (Limited to 1000 copies)

Seller ID: 113582


Privately Printed. Stated "Edition de Luxe. 1000 copies printed for England and America". This copy is un-numbered and undated. I would put it at anything between 1900 and 1920? In green watered-silk cloth boards, spine slightly sunned, but the gilt titling to the spine is still clear and pretty bright. No Dustjacket. Bright Gilt 'fleur-de-lys-type' vignette on both front boards. Integral green silk bookmark to both volumes. NO Inscriptions in either volume. Volu... View more info

The Example of Shakespeare

By: Clark J. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7609


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. Ex- Library but with fairly minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (x) + 113 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

Theatre Francais Repertoire Comp - TH. CORNEILLE. Le Baron D'Albikrac; Ariane; Le Festin de Pierre; Le Comte D'Essex.

By: Corneille, th.,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Paris, A. Belin: 1821

Edition: Edition Fouquet

Seller ID: 107530


One volume from a large set of the 'complete repertory of French Theatre. This volume consists of 'Plays by Thomas Corneille'. Dark blue boards, very rubbed, scraped, corners bumped, spine splitting/chipped with loss to head/tail of spine. Inner hinges sound. Rough cut pages. 317pp, Very light foxing spots throughout. Black and white engraved frontis portrait of Corneille. Internally clean and bright. Titles of plays - Le Baron D'Albikrac; Ariane; Le Festin de P... View more info

The Cambridge Encylcopedia of Language

By: Crystal, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112249


Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some light edge-wear, creasing and scratch marks to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (vii) + 472 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings, charts, maps and diagrams. Eight Appendices. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Very Good ... View more info

The Authentic Literature of Israel Freed from the Disarrangements, Expansions and Comments of Early Native Editors. Part 1-From the Exodus to the Exile

By: Czarnomska, Elizabeth (edited with an Introduction by)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004740


Signed presentation copy. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dark blue cloth covered boards, clean, gilt titling to spine, slight staining to rear board. Inner hinge at title page has been reglued. 3 coloured folding maps. Contents include; The History of the people of Israel to the middle of the 9th century BC; The Advance into Canaan and the settlements of the Tribes; The Poems of the Prophet Amos etc etc. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT; 004740; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

Essai Sur Le Journal De Voyage De Montaigne "Etudes de litterature etrangere et comparee."

By: Dedeyan, Charles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Paris, Boivin & Cie:

Seller ID: 106314


Card covers, pages and covers browning with age, NO INSCRIPTIONS, spine split, edges slightly worn, map, pages uncut, tall 8vo, 218pp, Text in French. Pages edges slightly chipped.; 106314; 8vo (large) View more info