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Momo

By: Ajar, Emile [Romaine Gary]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1978

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID289920


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price clipped with a small piece missing to the upper rear edge. A tiny spot of foxing to lower edge of front free endpaper and some scattered dots of foxing to fore edge. 182 pages Translated from the French by Ralph Manheim. Winner of the Prix Goncourt. First published in France in 1975 as La Vie Devant Soi. Emile Ajar was on... View more info

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Cousin Pons (The Novel Library)

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1950

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299385


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Leather binding with gilt to top edge. India paper. Spine ends and corners a touch rubbed. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Translated by Norman Cameron. Introduction by Alan Hodge 397 pages View more info

Tete-Blanche

By: Blais, Marie-Claire

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1961

Seller ID: ID219922


Octavo Size. Overall Good Condition in Good [Price-clipped] dustjacket. Dustjacket is rubbed and chipped and lightly soiled. 136 pages Translated from the French by Charles Fullman View more info

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Pastels

By: Bourget, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Grolier Society: No DateCirca 1930

Seller ID: ID207263


Large Octavo Size. GOOD+ condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards, paper title patch to spine. Cracked ar title page else VG. Gilt to top edge of pages - pages ends uncut. Spine lightly faded and has light lettering showing through. Illustrations by A. Robaudi. Beaux Arts Classics. Luxembourg Edition - Limited edition of 1000 copies - this is copy number 727. 328 pages View more info

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To The Gondolas

By: de Buron, Nicole

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1958

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID245981


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Fair - Good dustjacket [now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve]. Priceclipped Dust jacket has some to spine ends, corners and front fold. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 157 pages Originally published in France in 1957 and translated by Virginia Graham. The humorous adventures of honeymooners, Penelope and Guillaume and their ancient Bugatti in Italy. View more info

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Une Vie

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1981

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID257946


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good Slipcase. An excellent copy. Translated by Katharine Vivian. Introduction by Mervyn Horder. Lithographs by Laszlo Acs. 238 pages View more info

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The Girls. A tetralogy of novels in two volumes [2 Volumes]

By: de Montherlant, Henry

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1968

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID254306


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjackets. DJs protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front pastedowns. Vol 1: 319 pages; Vol 2: 333 pages Volume 1 contains '' The Girls' and 'Pity for Women'; Volume 2 contains 'The Hippogriff' and 'The Lepers'. Translated from the French by Terence Kilmartin. The book has been the subject of passionate controversy. Simone de Beauvoir even devoted a chapter of The Second Sex to denouncing it. View more info

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The Last Abbe and The Mouche

By: De Musset, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Grolier Society: No DateCirca 1930

Seller ID: ID207264


Large Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards, paper title patch to spine. Gilt to top edge of pages - pages ends uncut. Spine lightly faded and has light stain. Illustrations by Ad. Lalauze. Preface to "The Last Abbe" by Anatole France and preface to "The Mouche" by Phillipe Gille. Beaux Arts Classics. Luxembourg Edition - Limited edition of 1000 copies - this is copy number 727. 161 pages View more info

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The Reader on the 6.27

By: Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Mantle: 2015

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300392


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Translated from the French by Ros Schwartz. 194 pages Published in France as "Le Liseur du 6h27". View more info

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The Forty-Five (Everyman's Library)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: no date. Circa early 20th Century

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID293548


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Burgundy leather with gilt decorations and titles to face and spine. Gilt to top edge. Some minor rubbing to spine ends. Mild offset to free endpapers. Includes ribbon marker. xvi, 453 pages Sequel to Chicot the Jester and published in 1847. View more info

Plough Over the Bones

By: Garnett, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260717


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Slight marking and Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 246 pages A novel about a French Village in the Great War. View more info

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Jean and Jeannette

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Grolier Society: No DateCirca 1930

Seller ID: ID207257


Large Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards, paper title patch to spine. Gilt to top edge of pages - pages ends uncut. Spine lightly faded. Illustrations by Ad. Lalauze. Preface by Leo Claretie dated 1894. Beaux Arts Classics. Luxembourg Edition - Limited edition of 1000 copies - this is copy number 727. 249 pages View more info

Sons of Kings ( Les Pleiades )

By: Gobineau, Joseph-Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID266721


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Rubbing to rear of dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. xiii, 327 pages Translated with an Introduction by Douglas Parmee. First published in 1874. Part of The Oxford Library of French Classics. View more info

Eyemouth

By: Harrison, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Goose Lane Editions: 1990

Seller ID: ID198846


Very Good condition. 335 pages View more info

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Les Miserables Volume I and II

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: No date

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298473


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition. Spine ends lightly rubbed. Flexible leather covers. Sepia-toned illustrations by A. A. Dixon. Vol I: 448pp Vol II: 452pp View more info

The Story of King Kabul the First and Gawain the Kitchen-Boy followed by Vulcan's Crown

By: Jacob, Max

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID263232


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Roger Blachon. 78 pages Translated by Moishe Black and Maria Green with the original drawings from the French edition. View more info

One Deadly Summer

By: Japrisot, Sebastien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID256641


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 279 pages View more info

Witches and Other Night-Fears

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231879


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Wrappers with French flaps. Cover chipped and sunned around edges. Black & white illustrations. 27 pages illustrated by Roberta F.C. Waudby. View more info

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The Phantom of The Opera

By: LEROUX, Gaston

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID300507


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Ribbon marker. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour plates by Andre Castaigne. Introduction by Richard Dalby 245 pages This edition includes the original colour illustrations which appeared in the French edition. View more info

The Property of a Distinguished American Private Collector Part III Auction December 19, 2013

By: Malinowski, Marsha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calabasas, Calif, Profiles In History: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275560


Quarto Size [approx 21.5cm x 28.5cm]. Very Good condition. Bump to lower rear corner of spine. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and drawings 242 pages An auction catalogue of letters, manuscripts and first editions, including a Shakespeare first folio. View more info