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A Critical Study of the Works of Four British Writers

By: Stanford, Donald E.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Lewiston, New York, Edwin Mellen Press, 2006


xxxii + 318 pp. Notes, bibliography. Includes unpublished letters of Mary Coleridge to Robert Bridges. Edited by R.W. Crump. Authors: Margaret Louisa Woods; Mary Coleridge; Sir Henry Newbolt; R.C. Trevelyan. Green cloth covers with b/w photo is clean, bit of wear at edges, interior clean and unmarked, sturdy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

By: N/a

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, C. Coulet & A. Faure, 1964

Edition: First Edition


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An Abridged Account of the Misfortunes of the Dauphin

By: Perceval, The Hon. And Rev. C.G., Translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, James Fraser, 1838

Edition: First Edition


714 pp. Presumed 1st English edition. Translated from the French by Perceval. "Followed by some documents in support of the facts related by the Prince. With a supplement." An account of the Dauphin, whose father of Louis XVI, King of France, was executed during the Revolution. The young Dauphin also died, but rumors circulated that he was alive and had been hiding under various aliases in various places (much as rumors that Princess Anastasia had survived... View more info

An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Written By Himself, A New Edition with Notes and Supplement By Robert W. Lowe, in Two Volumes

By: Cibber, Colley (Lowe, Robert W., Ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus


In 2 volumes, 337 pp & 416 pp, 26 original mezzotint portraits by R.B. Parkes and 18 etching by Adolphe Lalauze, limited edition of 510 copies, this is number 307. A new edition of the 1740 original autobiography of Colley Cibber, "interspersed with characters and anecdotes of his theatrical contemporaries, the whole forming a complete history of the stage for the space of forty years". Cibber was the Poet Laureate of England (a purely political appointment app... View more info

Image for Antonianum. Preiodicum Trimestre. Annus XLV Ianjuarius-Iunius 1970. Fasc. 1-2 Miscellanea in Honorem P. Caroli Balic OFM. Septuagesimum Diem Natalem Agentis (1899-1969)

Antonianum. Preiodicum Trimestre. Annus XLV Ianjuarius-Iunius 1970. Fasc. 1-2 Miscellanea in Honorem P. Caroli Balic OFM. Septuagesimum Diem Natalem Agentis (1899-1969)

By: De Urbe, Antoniani, editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontificium Athenaeum Antonianum, 1970


298 pp + index. Bibliography of Balic. Frontis portrait plate of Balic. In German, English, Latin, etc. Kraft card covers are a bit browned, pencil erasure to front cover, paper inside a little toned but otherwise clean and nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info

Image for Antonianum. Preiodicum Trimestre. Annus XLV Ianjuarius-Iunius 1970. Fasc. 1-2 Miscellanea in Honorem P. Caroli Balic OFM. Septuagesimum Diem Natalem Agentis (1899-1969)

Antonianum. Preiodicum Trimestre. Annus XLV Ianjuarius-Iunius 1970. Fasc. 1-2 Miscellanea in Honorem P. Caroli Balic OFM. Septuagesimum Diem Natalem Agentis (1899-1969)

By: De Urbe, Antoniani, editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontificium Athenaeum Antonianum, 1970


298 pp + index. Bibliography of Balic. Frontis portrait plate of Balic. In German, English, Latin, etc. Kraft card covers are very lightly browned at the edges, paper inside a little toned but otherwise clean and nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info

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Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi In Two Volumes

By: Mrs Piozzi (Thrale) (Ed. A. Hayward)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1861


Volume I: 358 pp. Notes at rear. Volume 2: 407 pp. Index at rear. Black and white hardcovers. Both volumes are in good codnition, corners very slightly bent but otherwise minimal external wear. Interiors are clean. Very usable copies. ; Thrale View more info

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Beati Roberti Arbressellensis : ordinis Font-Ebraldensis conditoris vita, transitus, epitome vitae, elogia, miracula.

By: Robert, of Arbrissel

Price: $399.00

Publisher: Rouen, Maurry, 1668


[48], 224 pp. In size a 12mo but a small quarto. Entirely in Latin, handsome head and tail pieces, sharply printed, wide margins. Handsome full dark brown calf binding with blind ruling and florets, some scuffing and wear to the front and back covers, spine has five raised bands with gilt compartments, label still clear, bottom of spine worn and chipped with some loss to leather. Marbled paper end papers, front papers have a scar where it appears an old sticker was re... View more info

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Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury A Biography

By: Robertson, James Craigie

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1859


xi, 360 pp. Index. Frontis plate with tissue guard. Older library binding in handsome dark oxblood buckram with gilt to spine. Library numbers and sticker at bottom spine. Interior new end papers, normal library marks, some toning and some pre-rebind humidity staining at top edge of last few pages, otherwise good. ; Ex-Library; 354 pages View more info

Beethovens Samtliche Briefe. Dritter Band.

By: Kalischer, Dr. Alfr. Chr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin Und Leipzig, Schuster & Loeffler, 1906


xvi + 340 pp. In German. Beethoven's Letters, 3rd volume. 3/4 Leather. Leather spine and corners are rubbed, dark marbled paper covers clean, spine gilt bright. Handsome marbled edges, interior clean and bright. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Beethovens Samtliche Briefe. Erster Band.

By: Kalischer, Dr. Alfr. Chr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin Und Leipzig, Schuster & Loeffler, 1906


xvi + 340 pp. In German. Beethoven's Letters, 1st volume. 3/4 Leather. Leather spine and corners are rubbed, dark marbled paper covers clean, spine gilt bright. Handsome marbled edges, interior clean and bright. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Beethovens Samtliche Briefe. Funster Band.

By: Kalischer, Dr. Alfr. Chr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin Und Leipzig, Schuster & Loeffler, 1906


xvi + 340 pp. In German. Beethoven's Letters, 5th volume. 3/4 leather. Leather spine and corners are rubbed, corners bit bumped, dark marbled paper covers clean, spine gilt bright. Handsome marbled edges, interior clean and bright. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Between Two Worlds: George Tyrrell's Relationship to the Thought of Matthew Arnold

By: Sagovsky, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, Cambridge Univ Pr, 1983

Edition: First Edition


xii + 192 pp. Select bibliography, index. Original green cloth covers bit worn at corners and spine tips but presentable, interior has small book plate of scholar, otherwise clean and nice. "The aim of this book...is to contribute towards the understanding of one man (Tyrrell) who was neither theologian nor philosopher, nor even the great spiritual writer he might have been, but who had a superb intuition for the questions that needed to be faced and who burnt himse... View more info

Biographical Fragments

By: Schuster, Sir Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1932

Edition: First Edition


268 pp index, presumed first, 8 illustrations. "Sir Arthur Schuster (1851–1934), Langworthy Professor of Physics at the University of Manchester (formerly Owens College) from 1888 to 1907, and pioneer in several areas of scientific study at Manchester. Schuster’s interests were wide-ranging: terrestrial magnetism, optics, solar physics, and the mathematical theory of periodicities. He introduced meteorology as a subject studied in British universities. After his ... View more info

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Bret Harte. WITH SIGNATURE OF LIONEL TRILLING Representative Selections, with Introduction and Bibliography

By: Harrison, Joseph B.; Harte, Bret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Cincinnati, et al, American Book Company, 1941


cxxviii, 416 pp. Index Dark blue cloth with triple gilt ruling to top and bottom, spine gilt is faded. Some rubbing at the corners but generally good, front board a little forward. Interior first blank has distinctive Lionel Trilling signature, however it has been marred by a price sticker. Frontis portrait of Harte. Some minor pencil notes on back inside pastedown presumably made by Trilling, otherwise clean and unmarked. ; American Writers Series; 16mo 6" - 7... View more info