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Image for Cote, Sculpteur Sur Bois (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1942, Tome XXXVI [36]) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

Cote, Sculpteur Sur Bois (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1942, Tome XXXVI [36]) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1942

Seller ID: 2276905

Condition: Very Good


Letter press invitation laid in, reading 'DaLiLa vous prie de venir Manger La Galette des Rois. 6 Janvier 1943, A 9 heures P.M., 260 MacLaren, R.S.V.P.'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., whose wife Hella owned quite a few books by Marius Barbeau, several with notes from the author to her, indicating the two were either good friends or colleagues who worked closely together. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 3-11, [1] pp, twelve plates follow text. French text, title translates as Cote the Wood Carver. A brief study ... View more info

Image for Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

Image for Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Viaggio Storico e Pittorico Ossia Guida Della Toscana

By: Bennassuti, Giuseppe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1975

Seller ID: 2199173

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1975 Large Hardcover. [6], 16, [2] pp. Italian text.  44 leaves of engraved plates. A 1975 facsimile of the 1830s tour of Tuscany featuring engraved illustrations by Bernardino Rosaspina. View more info

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L'Heritage Occulte

By: Berry, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cherche Midi: 2014

Seller ID: 2279581

ISBN: 2749140935

Condition: Near Fine


French text. An exceptional copy. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Une passionnante partie d'échecs se met alors en place. De la révélation contenue dans le journal intime d'un dignitaire mormon du début du siècle dernier à la légendaire prophétie du Cheval blanc, en passant par l'étrange découverte faite dans une grotte du parc de Zion, Cotton va devoir élucider, au péril de sa vie, bon nombre d'énigmes historiques pour, enfin, faire la lumière sur cette affaire. View more info

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Maman A Un Amant (French Edition)

By: Beyala, Calixthe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: J'ai Lu: 1999

Seller ID: 2196626

ISBN: 227723981X

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1999 Mass Market Paperback. On m'appelle Loukoum et j'ai maintenant douze ans. Depuis Le Petit Prince de Belleville, beaucoup de choses ont changé : j'ai une nouvelle maîtresse, je parle beaucoup mieux le français, je suis plus que jamais amoureux de Lolita, mais la vie n'est pas tous les jours facile. Surtout quand Maman décide de prendre un amant, un Blanc par-dessus le marché, et qu'elle .se met à vouloir apprendre à lire et à écrire. La liberté des femmes, c'est de la mauvaise graine. Elle pousse n'importe où, même entre leurs cuisses. C'est mon papa qui le dit... View more info

Image for Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

By: Billings, Commodore [Joseph]; Sauer, M. [Martin]; Castera, J.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289768

Condition: Very Good


First French translation of the work published in English the same year. Lacks the large atlas volume. Rebound with new end sheets. Bottom corner torn from last text page in first volume (no loss of text), faintly foxed throughout. 1802 Hard Cover. xxiv, 385, [1]; 418 pp. 8vo. French text. An account of Commodore Joseph Billings's expedition in search of a northeast passage on behalf of Catherine the Great (1785-1794), which resulted in significant advances in maps of Siberia, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Prince William Sound, etc. View more info

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The Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio. in Three Volumes. [Decameron]

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Guglielmo Pickering: 1825

Seller ID: 2281490

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, spine labels mostly absent, minor splits to spine heads and feet along joints, first gathering of volume 1 (free endpaper, flyleaf, and half-title page) loose but included. An attractive set that could be beautiful with some minor restorations. 1825 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. cxxxv, [1], 228, [2]; [229]-586, [2]; [587]-967, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Italian text. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the... View more info

Image for The Ceremonial Entry of Ernst, Archduke of Austria, Into Antwerp, June 14, 1594. To Which is Added a Supplement of Plates from the Royal Entry of Albrecht and Isabella, Antwerp, 1599 [LATIN TEXT]

The Ceremonial Entry of Ernst, Archduke of Austria, Into Antwerp, June 14, 1594. To Which is Added a Supplement of Plates from the Royal Entry of Albrecht and Isabella, Antwerp, 1599 [LATIN TEXT]

By: Bochius, Johannes; Mielke, Hans

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Benjamin Blom: 1970

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2298465

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. 1970 facsimile of 1602 original, with new introduction by Hans Mielke. Latin text. Archduke Ernest of Austria (German: Ernst von Österreich; 15 June 1553[1] – 20 February 1595) was an Austrian prince, the son of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria of Spain. Born in Vienna, he was educated with his brother Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, in the court of Spain. In 1573 and 1587, he was a candidate for the throne of Poland. From 1576 onwards, he was governor in the Archduchy of Austria, where he promoted the counter-reformation. In 1590, he became governor of Inner Austria a... View more info

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Twentieth-Century German Verse

By: Bridgwater, Patrick (editor)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263634

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Pages lightly toned, faint stain on page ridge. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. Includes poems by Hermann Hesse, Franz Werfel, and many more! View more info

Image for Viaggiatori stranieri in terra di Siena

Viaggiatori stranieri in terra di Siena

By: Brilli, Attilio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Monte Dei Paschi di Siena: 1986

Seller ID: 2199172

Condition: Near Fine


Top page ridge lightly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1986 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 331, [2] pp. Italian text. A tour of Sienna profusely illustrated with color photographs and illustrations, and reproductions of historical illustrations and documents. View more info

Image for Alla ricerca degli itinerari perduti / In Search of Lost Itineraries

Alla ricerca degli itinerari perduti / In Search of Lost Itineraries

By: Brilli, Attilio

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Silvana Editoriale: 1988

Seller ID: 2199385

ISBN: 8836602258

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Top corner lightly bumped, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [1]; 22 pp. Italian text, with English translation included in a separate paperback supplement. A collection of narratives of Italian voyages by notable individuals, with reproductions of color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Includes mentions of the following: Mary Shelley; Henry James; John Ruskin; Gabriele d'Annunzio; Charles Dickens; William Hazlitt; John Milton; Frances Trollope; Michel de Montaigne; Aldous Hux... View more info

Image for Mort Artu: An Old French Prose Romance of the XIIIth [13th] Century, Being the Last Division of 'Lancelot du Lac,' Now First Edited from Ms. 342 (Fonds Francais) of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with Collations from Some Other Mss.

Mort Artu: An Old French Prose Romance of the XIIIth [13th] Century, Being the Last Division of 'Lancelot du Lac,' Now First Edited from Ms. 342 (Fonds Francais) of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with Collations from Some Other Mss.

By: Bruce, J. Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: AMS Press Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266474

ISBN: 0404566499

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner faintly bumped. 1974 Hard Cover. xxxvii, [1], 315, [5] pp. 8vo. 1974 reissue of 1910 edition. View more info

Image for Eens Christens Reize Naar De Eeuwigheid. Voorstellende Onder Verscheidene Zinnebeelden Den Ganschen Staat Van Eene Boetvaaridge En God-Zoekende Ziele (Dutch Text) [Once Christens Reize to Eternity. Representing Among Several Symbols the Entire State of a Penitent and God-Seeking Soul]

Eens Christens Reize Naar De Eeuwigheid. Voorstellende Onder Verscheidene Zinnebeelden Den Ganschen Staat Van Eene Boetvaaridge En God-Zoekende Ziele (Dutch Text) [Once Christens Reize to Eternity. Representing Among Several Symbols the Entire State of a Penitent and God-Seeking Soul]

By: Bunjan, Johannes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Americaanische Tractaat Genootschap:

Seller ID: 2288960

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa early to mid 1800s). Second blank missing, minor loss to spine head and to spine base, faint stain along page edges. 254 pp. Dutch text. A Christian tract printed in the Dutch language. View more info

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La Peste

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1947

Seller ID: 2208272

Condition: Very Good


Faint toning. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Often translated as The Plague, this French-language novel tells the story of a plague that sweeps through French Algiers. View more info

Image for Dall'Arno al Tebro: Escursioni per la Provincia d'Arezzo

Dall'Arno al Tebro: Escursioni per la Provincia d'Arezzo

By: Carloni, Giuseppe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1986

Seller ID: 2198617

ISBN: 8827125744

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. 346 pp. 8vo. Italian text. 1986 facsimile of the edition published in Pistoia in 1889-90. A guide to the Italian province of Arezzo, including several large fold-outs. View more info

Image for Cassell's Italian Dictionary: Italian-English / English-Italian

Cassell's Italian Dictionary: Italian-English / English-Italian

By: Cassell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.: 1994

Seller ID: 2029741

ISBN: 0025225405

Condition: Near Fine


No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1994 Hard Cover. xxi, 1128 pp. 8vo. Thumb-indexed. This entirely new dictionary is designed as a mirror of contemporary Italian life but it includes obsolete words and phrases which are recurrent in the works of classic Italian writers for the benefit of readers and students of Italian literature. View more info

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My Father Was a Toltec: Poems

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: West End Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201000

ISBN: 093112249X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Author's fullest collection of poetry in both English and Spanish. Lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 75 pp. Author's fullest collection of poetry in both English and Spanish. Mixing the lyrical with the colloquial, the tender with the tough, Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country’s most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began her literary career as a poet of uncompromising commitment and passion. My Father Was a Toltec is the sassy and street-wise collection ... View more info

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Carmen la Coja: Una Novela (Spanish Text)

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vintage Espanol: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270631

ISBN: 0375724680

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xix, 216 pp. Spanish text. Published to coincide with the Anchor Books edition of Peel My Love Like an Onion, this Spanish translation is a major addition to the Vintage Español list. Equal parts soap opera, tragicomedy, and rhapsody, Carmen la coja is Ana Castillo's imaginative variation on the themes of Bizet's Carmen, set in the Latin community of Chicago and the seductive world of flamenco. Carmen La Coja Santos is a renowned loc... View more info

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My Father Was a Toltec, and Selected Poems

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270637

ISBN: 0393037185

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 158 pp. Author's fullest collection of poetry in both English and Spanish. Mixing the lyrical with the colloquial, the tender with the tough, Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country’s most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began her literary career as a poet of uncompromising commitment and passion. My Father Was a Toltec is the sassy and street-wise collection of poems that established and secured Castillo's... View more info

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Stone Lyre: Poems of Rene Char (English and French Edition)

By: Char, Rene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tupelo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2279726

ISBN: 1932195785

Condition: Very Good


Bilingual edition. Tiny ink mark to page ridge. 2010 Trade Paperback. Early Surrealist, resistance fighter, anti-nuclear activist, and exquisite poet, Rene Char is at the heart of 20th century French poetry.... Carlson gives English-language readers a real sense of Char's depth and breadth. And her masterful translations catch the barely contained drama that gives Char's work such tension and presence. View more info

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La Femme En Rouge (French Edition)

By: Chedid, Andree

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Flammarion: 1998

Seller ID: 2196611

ISBN: 2277237698

Condition: Good


Ink underlining. 1998 Mass Market Paperback. A French-language collection of stories from the Parisian author. View more info

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New Orleans Poems in Creole and French: Jules Choppin 1830-1914

By: Choppin, Jules; Shapiro, Norman R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Second Line Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2279729

ISBN: 0988962772

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. Jules Choppin, in his time, was a well known New Orleans poet who was published widely in local papers and the important Comptes rendus de l’Athénée Louisianais. Writing in both French and Creole, this bilingual edition is especially notable for the clever, good-humored fables in sprightly Louisiana Creole which this book centers on. Ably translated by renowned French and Creole translator Norman R. Shapiro, whose complete translations of La Fontaine are considered among the best. View more info

Image for Le Voyage d'Italie de Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1758) (Collection de l'Ecole Francaise de Rome 145)

Le Voyage d'Italie de Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1758) (Collection de l'Ecole Francaise de Rome 145)

By: Cochin, Charles-Nicolas; Michel, Christian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ecole Française de Roma: 1991

Seller ID: 2198628

ISBN: 2728302359

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1991 Large Hardcover. viii, 510 pp. 57 black-and-white plates. French text. A 1991 facsimile of the 18th century Italian travelogue, originally published in 1758. Edited by Christian Michel. Cochin was a French engraver, designer, writer, and art critic who worked for King Louis XV and traveled with the famous Madame de Pompadour on a study tour of Italy, and later toured the excavations of Herculaneum. View more info

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Les Parents Terribles

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folio: 1972

Seller ID: 2196654

ISBN: 2070361497

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. En 1923 parait aux editions Stock le premier livre de dessins de Jean Cocteau. Le poete a alors 34 ans. On y retrouve plus d une centaine d illustrations: des portraits de Raymond Radiguet, Pablo Picasso, la comtesse de Noailles, des scenes de la vie quotidienne, des souvenirs des Ballets russes, des allegories Jean Cocteau s y revele un talentueux caricaturiste, croqueur de visages et d attitudes. Commemorant le cinquantieme anniversaire de sa mort, la reedition de cet ouvrage inestimable est un evenement. View more info

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The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse

By: Cohen, J.M

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263632

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Pages faintly toned. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. Includes poems by Cervantes, De Vega, De Rojas, and many more! View more info

Image for Le Soldat Americain En France [The American Soldier In France] [FRENCH TEXT]

Le Soldat Americain En France [The American Soldier In France] [FRENCH TEXT]

By: Coleman, Algernon; La Meslee, A. Marin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1918

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2297563

Condition: Very Good


FRENCH TEXT. 7th printing. No jacket. Front endpaper missing. 1918 Small Hard Cover. viii, 118 pp. French text. From the preface: This little book is the outcome of an effort to supply as quickly as possible the evident need for a reading and conversation book for soldier who will go to France [WWI}. View more info

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La Resurrection de Sherlock Holmes [The Return of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: La Renaissance du Livre:

Seller ID: 2151662

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1910. Wrappers & pages toned, wrappers protected by onion skin jacket. Good. 271 pp. A French translation of stories featuring Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

Image for Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan); P.O.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Felix Juven:

Seller ID: 2151661

Condition: Fair


Circa 1910. Spine creased with loss from head & foot, pages toned, binding shaken. vii, 274 pp. A French translation of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

Image for Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours jaunes and Other Poems (French and English Edition)

Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours jaunes and Other Poems (French and English Edition)

By: Corbiere, Tristan; Dale, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Anvil Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2279735

ISBN: 0856463779

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. The chronically invalid son of a robust sea-captain and novelist father, Tristan Corbière (1845-75) published one book of verse and was virtually unheard of in his lifetime. He is an informal formalist, delighting in clashing registers of diction and outrageous puns. With pervasive self-mocking humour, his poems combine a hopeless love, a grounded sea-fever, a ferocious ironic compassion and a savage sympathy with dogs and underdogs. As Peter Dale writes in his introduction: 'Above all, he is his own man, able to resist the blandis... View more info