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1 The Tales Of D. H. Lawrence
Secker 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
The boards are rubbed and marked.Some light tanning.Well bound.[R.M] 
Price: 7.60 USD
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2 Alegria, Ricardo, E. The Three Wishes
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1969 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 
The jacket is a bit marked at the back.There are a few library markings and excellent binding.[R.K] 
Price: 12.35 USD
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A Vita Nuova (The New Life), Alighieri, Dante
3 Alighieri, Dante A Vita Nuova (The New Life)
George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London 1908 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 
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 
Price: 42.75 USD
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Purgatory and Paradise - With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Alighieri, Dante ; Cary, The Rev Henry Francis
4 Alighieri, Dante ; Cary, The Rev Henry Francis Purgatory and Paradise - With Critical and Explanatory Notes
P F Collier, Publisher, New York 1909 2nd Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover Dore, M Gustave 
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 is rusted). Within, the contents are worn, marked from storage. However, in general the contents are agreeable and comfortable. They are clear, mild-mannered, elegant, venerable, durably amenable. fk 
Price: 85.50 USD
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The New Life (La Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri, Alighieri, Dante; Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (trans)
5 Alighieri, Dante; Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (trans) The New Life (La Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri
Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York Soft cover Good No Jacket Soft cover 
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 
Price: 10.45 USD
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Northanger Abbey, Austen, Jane
6 Austen, Jane Northanger Abbey
Blackie & Son Hardcover Good Hardcover 
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 again, does not affect the legibility, and does not extend into the rest of the pages. Between the front end page and half title page, there is a beautiful pressing of a twig with leaves. The rest of the pages are clean and complete. The binding remains strong. JV.K 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Emma, Austen, Jane; Inglis, Bessie Darling (illust)
7 Austen, Jane; Inglis, Bessie Darling (illust) Emma
Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
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. The back inside cover has a small black mark. The condition of the pages in the body of the book is good, firm, clear, clean and enjoyable to the touch and sight. fk 
Price: 38.00 USD
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8 Barrett, Unwin S.; Johnston, J. H. O (translators) The Aeneid of Vergil
J. L. van Schaik Ltd., Pretoria 1937 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
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 the binding, very healthy and comfortable. fk 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Decameron (Tom.iv) Coretto ed Illustrato Con Note, Boccaccio, Giovanni
9 Boccaccio, Giovanni Decameron (Tom.iv) Coretto ed Illustrato Con Note
Per il Magheri, Firenze 1827 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
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 paper is handcrafted and neatly cut. The title page has a previous owner signature. The pages are clear, dignified, assured, firm and very easily and comfortably read. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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The Decameron - The Complete Edition Vols I, II. III. & IV., Boccaccio, Giovanni ; Wallis, Alfred (intro)
10 Boccaccio, Giovanni ; Wallis, Alfred (intro) The Decameron - The Complete Edition Vols I, II. III. & IV.
Moritz & Chambers Ltd., London Softcover Poor No Jacket Softcover 
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 
Price: 5.70 USD
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11 Bosboom-Toussaint, A L G Majoor Frans
D. Bolle Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
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. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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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, Burton, Captain Sir R. F. (translator from the Arabic); Smithers, Leonard C (reprinted by and edited by)
12 Burton, Captain Sir R. F. (translator from the Arabic); Smithers, Leonard C (reprinted by and edited by) The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Translated from the Arabic by Captain Sir R. F. Burton. Volume VIII
H. S. Nichols & Co., London 1894 1st Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Hardcover 
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, resolute, stoic, clear, entertaining and may be read with utter confidence and enjoyment. fk 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels - translated from the German of Goethe. Three Volumes in Two, Carlyle, Thomas
13 Carlyle, Thomas Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels - translated from the German of Goethe. Three Volumes in Two
Chapman and Hall, Ltd, London 1894 1st Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Hardcover 
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 
Price: 13.30 USD
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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, Dati Fiorentino, M. Giogio (translator)
14 Dati Fiorentino, M. Giogio (translator) 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
Domenico, & Gio. Battista Guerra, fratelli, Venetia 1564 1st Edition Soft cover Good Good Soft cover 
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 other publications published later under the brand (e.g. 1604)). During this time they published 360 titles amongst them, most unusually and importantly, women writers under their own names (hence their popularity with modern feminists). The brothers' business was amongst the strongest of the 16th Century in Venice as was recognised by the State on a number of occasions. So, successful that they are rated as only second to Manutius in importance and activity. Giorgio Dati from Florence was amongst the busiest translators of the time. This translation was widely published. He died in 1557. The brand of this copy is of an eagle soaring towards the sun at the top right edge, as it loses feathers. This is enclosed in a scrolled frame with the inscription "Renovata inventus". The velum cover is healthy, flexible and venerable. The book has original leather string binding. The strings are youthful and fast. Although marked and stained the cover sure and very secure. The spine has the title ('Valerio Massimo') twice in different fonts and hands. Inside, the vellum is securely attached and secured. The paste-downs are sure. The paper trims, which are neat and sure, have some surface stains and aging. All three sides have the title ('Valerio Massimo') written in different hands. It is still possible to see the handwork needed to affix and work the cover. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription in handwriting: "Ad usum Bastilij de ferraris" (For the use of Bastilij of Ferraro). The paper was to the standard enforced by the Venetian State (who took the publishing business so seriously as to strictly punish the use of low quality paper). Consequently, the pages are in good, fresh-like condition. There are sporadic and occasional stains from storage and ownership. There are also a few annotations from previous owners. The pages have printer signatures. The printing is very clear and spry. The page health is vigorous and very assured. The binding at page 145 and 168 is loosened but is still vigorous and sure. For its age this is an exciting book that is seeped in it's ownerships and histories. Shiveringly wonderful to hold. fk 
Price: 950.00 USD
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A Child's History Of England, Dickens, Charles
15 Dickens, Charles A Child's History Of England
Chapman & Hall 1907 Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover 
Reprint.The jacket is worn and marked.Tanning.All pages present.Fair copy.[S.K] 
Price: 28.50 USD
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American Notes And Pictures From Italy, Dickens, Charles
16 Dickens, Charles American Notes And Pictures From Italy
Chapman & Hall 1907 Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover 
The jacket is worn and marked.Tanning.All pages present.No edition.First issue.Fair copy.[S.K] 
Price: 28.50 USD
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17 Dickens, Charles Barnaby Rudge ; A Tale of the Riots of Eighty
Chapman & Hall 1912 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Mild foxing.Well bound.Good copy.[S.K] 
Price: 4.75 USD
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18 Dickens, Charles Bleak House
Chapman & Hall 1914 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.No inscriptions.Tanning.All pages present.Fair copy.[S.K] 
Price: 4.75 USD
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19 Dickens, Charles Christmas Book
Chapman & Hall 1915 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
Reprint.The boards are shelf worn.Tanning.Mild foxing.Well bound.Fair copy.[S.K] 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Christmas Stories, Dickens, Charles
20 Dickens, Charles Christmas Stories
Chapman & Hall 1907 Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
The jacket is worn and torn.Tanning.no edition.Well bound.Fair copy.[S.K] 
Price: 28.50 USD
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