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The Tales Of D. H. Lawrence

By: N/A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Secker: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: fg80


The boards are rubbed and marked.Some light tanning.Well bound.[R.M] View more info

The Three Wishes

By: Alegria, Ricardo, E.

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: fd22


The jacket is a bit marked at the back.There are a few library markings and excellent binding.[R.K] View more info

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A Vita Nuova (The New Life)

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $42.75

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London: 1908

Seller ID: bgxo


103 pages (complete). A charming aged copy. The decorated boards have wear and scuffing, but they are appealing. Within, the contents are foxed throughout. The pages are mild-mannered, benevolent, clear, certain, tight and yet tender. fk View more info

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Purgatory and Paradise - With Critical and Explanatory Notes

By: Alighieri, Dante ; Cary, The Rev Henry Francis

Price: $85.50

Publisher: P F Collier, Publisher, New York: 1909

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: boyg


396 pages (complete). A heavy, charming copy. Rebound in quarter leather with original boards. No publication date with some confusion as to the issue of the "New Edition" with 1892 and 1909 both quoted. We have taken the later date for caution. The boards are much worn and scuffed and marked. They are resolutely genteel. The leathered corners, edges and spine are scuffed and a little marked. They are otherwise sound. The page-edged have been gilded (this... View more info

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The New Life (La Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri

By: Alighieri, Dante; Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (trans)

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York:

Seller ID: odrd


77 pages (complete). A comfortably charming book. Limp suede cover with gilt titling. Moire front and end papers. The spine is strong. There is some wear to the suede corners, and a little tear to the paste down inside covers. Pages 6 & 7 have surface stains but are otherwise clear. The contents are very clean, tight, firm, confident, elegant. fk View more info

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Northanger Abbey

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: ormb


Undated; inscription dated 1918. No edition, but looks to be an early edition. The boards are rubbed, marked and worn, but remain intact and square. There is a large tear in the spine of the book, but this does not affect the text on the spine in any way. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature dated 1918 on the front pastedown and half title page. The front pastedown is marked, and the half title page has some surface damage and chips out of it. This, once aga... View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane; Inglis, Bessie Darling (illust)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd:

Seller ID: agvq


This undated edition of "Emma" is sweetly and evocatively illustrated by Bessie Darling Inglis. There is a gift inscription dated 1937. The green cloth cover is worn and marked. All corners, front, back and about the spine are worn and are indented. The spine is worn with the print stamping faded. The head is much worn with closed and open tears. The foot has shelving wear. The inside front cover has a previous owner inscription. The front and end pages are faded... View more info

The Aeneid of Vergil

By: Barrett, Unwin S.; Johnston, J. H. O (translators)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: J. L. van Schaik Ltd., Pretoria: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajpy


444 pages (complete). The Aeneid rendered into blank verse by Unwin Barrett (Books I - IX) and J. H. O. Johnston (Books X - XII). Barrett died in 1936 before completing his translation. The serene, green cover has some storage markign and wear. The spine has the title details from the absent dustjacket affixed. This is tanned. The binding is rigorous, muscular. The inside front cover has a previous owner inscription. The contents are fresh, very clean and clear, tight to... View more info

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Decameron (Tom.iv) Coretto ed Illustrato Con Note

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Per il Magheri, Firenze: 1827

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 58fy


223 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. Marbled board, quarter leather. Ex-library. For its age the book is very strong, sound. It has much wear and marking. The spine has label residue. The leather spine is worn, with some small injury. The binding is strenuous and tenacious. All corners are worn. The books fits comfortably into one's hand. The contents are largely, again due to the age, a little worn. There is mild foxing throughout. The binding is secure. The pap... View more info

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The Decameron - The Complete Edition Vols I, II. III. & IV.

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni ; Wallis, Alfred (intro)

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Moritz & Chambers Ltd., London:

Seller ID: bezw


448 pages (complete). A book of faded elegance. The covers are tanned, marked, worn. They are secure. Within, the pages are tanned and a little crisp. However, they are resolutely sure, clean, clear, competent. They may be read with complete confidence, ease and enjoyment. fk View more info

Majoor Frans

By: Bosboom-Toussaint, A L G

Price: $14.25

Publisher: D. Bolle:

Seller ID: s233


Jubileum-uitgave. The boards are a bit rubbed, solied and edgeworn. There are a few pen markings on the fep. The book is a little soiled but in very good shape for its apparent age. View more info

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Translated from the Arabic by Captain Sir R. F. Burton. Volume VIII

By: Burton, Captain Sir R. F. (translator from the Arabic); Smithers, Leonard C (reprinted by and edited by)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: H. S. Nichols & Co., London: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odox


423 pages (complete). In general poor condition. The cloth cover, although scruffily dignified has much wear, staining and marking from storage. The corners, edges and seams are much worn. The front decoration is persistent in its elegance. Former library copy (Natal Mounted Police). The contents are much marked and affected by damp, thoughtless storage, about the edges of the pages. There is foxing throughout. However, the contents are tight against the spine, assured, ... View more info

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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels - translated from the German of Goethe. Three Volumes in Two

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, Ltd, London: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 69go


Two volumes (complete). Volume 1: (Wilhelm Meister's) Apprenticeship, Books 1 - VI. Volume II: Apprenticeship Books VII, VIII Travels. Both volumes are scruffy and untidy. Volume Two has uncut pages and other pages roughly cut by a previous owner. The covers to both volumes are worn, scuffed, marked, firm, secure and resolute. The front and end pages of both are much tanned. The pages themselves are clear, clean, stoic, firm against the bindings and assured. fk View more info

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Valerio Massimo de' Detti, et Fatti notabili de' Romani. Oue, oltre alla cognitione dell' Istorie, si contengogno molti documenti, & essempi, non meno utili, che necessarij all uita humana. Con due tauole, una de' Capitoli, l'altra della cose degne di memoria

By: Dati Fiorentino, M. Giogio (translator)

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Domenico, & Gio. Battista Guerra, fratelli, Venetia: 1564

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: anfi


321 pages (complete). Velum cover. Pocket sized. In Italian throughout. Publication date on title page (beneath brand) is M.D.LXIIII ; on the final page the date of registered publication is 1563. From the press of the Battista Guerra brothers, Domenico and Giovanni from Pavia. Their publishing house was successful enough to have its own press. Their business, at one time listed among the top five in Venice, was in activity from 1560 - 1600 (although there is evidence of... View more info

Barnaby Rudge ; A Tale of the Riots of Eighty

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1912

Seller ID: 24as


Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Mild foxing.Well bound.Good copy.[S.K] View more info

Dealings with the firm of Dombey & Son Wholesale, Retail & for Exportation

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1913

Seller ID: 20as


Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Mild foxing.Well bound.Fair copy.[S.K] View more info

Our Mutual Friend

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1916

Seller ID: 23as


Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Well bound.Fair copy.[S.K] View more info

Christmas Book

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1915

Seller ID: 19as


Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Mild foxing.Well bound.Fair copy.[S.K] View more info

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American Notes And Pictures From Italy

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1907

Seller ID: 21as


The jacket is worn and marked.Tanning.All pages present.No edition.First issue.Fair copy.[S.K] View more info

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A Child's History Of England

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1907

Seller ID: 22as


Reprint.The jacket is worn and marked.Tanning.All pages present.Fair copy.[S.K] View more info