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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

ISBN: 0002614588


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

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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The New Cambridge Modern History IX. War and Peace in an Age of Upheaval 1793-1830

By: Crawley, C W (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge at the University Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301675


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Only major issues are some mild tape marks to DJ flaps and free endpapers (previous owner's plastic covering residue) and previous owner's name to front free endpaper. xiv, 748 pages A very comprehensive history of this era. 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 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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Juliette

By: de Sade, Marquis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303393

ISBN: 0099821702


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light reading creases to spine. Translated with a Foreword by Austryn Wainhouse x, 1205 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

ISBN: 1447276469


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 Film of Memory

By: Druon, Maurice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1955

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID302183


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Translated by Moura Budberg. 171 pages 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

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Short Stories of Alexandre Dumas. Ten Volumes in One.

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black Co: circa 1920s

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID301196


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Bound in soft dark tan leather with gilt titles and decorations to spine and face. Light rubbing to spine edges. Front free endpaper neatly excised. Double column format, 1003 pages . 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

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Marie Antoinette

By: HEARSEY, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Heron: No date circa 1969.

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID301207


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Decorated faux-leather boards. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 367 pages Part of the Women Who Made History Series. View more info

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The New Cambridge Modern History Vol XI Material Progress and World-Wide Problems 1870-1898

By: Hinsley, F.H. (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge at the University Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301677


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Only major issues are some mild tape marks to DJ flaps and free endpapers (previous owner's plastic covering residue), faint foxing to fore edge and previous owner's name to front free endpaper. xii, 744 pages A very comprehensive history of this era. View more info

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Les Miserables Translated and with an Introduction by Norman Denny (2 Volume Set)

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Press: 1976

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID304228


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near fine condition in a very good slipcase. A very nice copy. Two-toned (lilac and grey) lithographs by Charles Keeping. Footnotes by Marius-Francois Guyard. Bound in black buckram, with grey canvas on the front boards, with a design in black by Jeff Clements. This is a heavy item and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. xiii, 639pp; 471pp This translation was ... 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

ISBN: 0803225776


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

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