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Russia: Descriptive and Illustrative, in Two Volumes

By: Gautier, [Pierre Jules] Theophile, et al; Tyson, Florence MacIntyre (Translator)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: The International Press / The John C. Winston Co.: 1905

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2272112

Condition: Very Good


First edition thus. Former library copy, erased call number on spine base of second volume, a couple tiny ink stamps on front endpaper of first volume, otherwise no marks. Hinges repaired. 1905 Hard Cover. Two volumes. viii, 483; viii, 461. Index. 8 1/8 x 5 3/4. 8vo. Original blue cloth, elaborate embossed gilt Russian coat of arms with gilt double-ruled border on front cover, mirrored on spine, gilt spine lettering, gilt top page ridge, ribbon marker bound into each volume. Illustrated by numerous photogravures (50 total, 25 per volume including frontispieces). Translated from the 1867 origin... View more info

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Moliere: Comedies (The Franklin Library)

By: Moliere [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin]; Frame, Donald M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284555

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Hard Cover. 503, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red leatherette hardcover binding, gilt titles and decorations, three raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Translated from the original French by Donald Frame, with illustrations by nineteenth-century painter Tony Johannot. A collection of comedic plays by the 17th century French dramatist. Includes: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; Tartuffe or, the Impostor; The Miser; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Imaginary Invalid. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name Molière, (Ja... View more info

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Moliere: Comedies (The Franklin Library)

By: Moliere [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin]; Frame, Donald M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1985

Seller ID: 2285593

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Hard Cover. 503, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red leatherette hardcover binding, gilt titles and decorations, three raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Translated from the original French by Donald Frame, with illustrations by nineteenth-century painter Tony Johannot. A collection of comedic plays by the 17th century French dramatist. Includes: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; Tartuffe or, the Impostor; The Miser; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Imaginary Invalid. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name Molière, (Ja... View more info

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Phedre

By: Racine, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2271530

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1989 Mass Market Paperback. Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword, Margaret Rawlings explains how this particular translation—made specifically from the actor’s point-of-view—evolved from the 1957 Campbell Allen production. View more info