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Seances

By: Armand, Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Twisted Spoon Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2263236

ISBN: 8090217184

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1998 Soft Cover. 73 pp. Poetry. SEANCES, composed between 1993 and 1997, represents the first full-length collection of poetry from Sydney-born writer Louis Armand. Compared favorably to French poet Yves Bonnefoy, Armand has attracted growing attention from editors and the reading public alike, especially in his native Australia. Armand pursues the complex challenges language poses and his own language is luminous and original, both in structure and in poetic form...a superb collection...--John Millett. There is something glittering in this poetry, there are accurate and sometimes... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Laver, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2279003

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. Lacks Sandlass insert. 1971 Large Hardcover. xxxvi, 201, [1] pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Edited with introduction and notes by James Laver. Illustrated with engravings by Pierre-Yves Tremois. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full poetic range. In compiling their classic, bilingual edition of The Flowers of Evil, th... 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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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Morris, William; Winterich, John T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260541

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket toned with some loss along edges, a few light spots on jacket spine. 1958 Large Hardcover. xx, 554 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales. Sometimes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular English language, rather than French or Latin.... View more info

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Morris, William; Winterich, John T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286096

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few tiny tears. 1958 Large Hardcover. xx, 554 pp. A facsimile of William Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer, including the original 87 illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, with a new introduction by John T. Winterich and a glossary for the modern reader. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales. Sometimes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is cre... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books)

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Nicolson, J.U.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285062

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Half-Leather. 618 pp. 8vo. Printed by The Franklin Library for The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books. Black leather spine over blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Woodcuts by William Caxton. The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387 and 1400. In 1386, Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, in 1389, Clerk of the King's work. It was during these years that Chaucer began working... 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

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Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries

By: Collins, Martha; Prufer, Kevin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295921

ISBN: 1555977928

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2017 Large Softcover. xi, 203 pp. Into English allows readers an extraordinary opportunity to experience the process and artistry of translating poetry. Editors Martha Collins and Kevin Prufer invited twenty-five contributors, all of them translators and most of them also poets, to select one poem in another language and three English translations of it, and then to provide an essay about the challenges and rewards of translating it. This anthology offers the original poem and the translations side by side, so readers can compare the translations for themselves. The... View more info

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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

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne, and The Complete Poetry of William Blake (The Modern Library)

By: Donne, John; Blake, William; Hillyer, Robert Silliman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: 2275017

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, rear hinge starting, owner's stamp on front endpaper, half-title page and title page slightly stuck together. 1941 Hard Cover. lv, 1045 pp. ABOUT JOHN DONNE: John Donne (/d?n/ DUN; 22 January 1572[1] – 31 March 1631)[2] was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness... View more info

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Love, Poetry

By: Eluard, Paul

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Black Widow Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279270

ISBN: 0976844974

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 2007 Trade Paperback. Paul Eluard (1895-1952) is widely considered to be one of France's most important poets. This bilingual edition translates Eluard's Love, Poetry (L'amour la poesie, 1929) for the first time into English. This popular work cemented Eluard's reputation internationally as one of France's greatest 20th century poets. Never out of print in France, this is it's debut in the English language. View more info

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King of a Hundred Horsemen: Poems (English and French Edition)

By: Etienne, Marie; Hacker, Marilyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2009

Seller ID: 2279734

ISBN: 0374531927

Condition: Fine


Bilingual edition. 2009 Trade Paperback. Marie Étienne's poetry is inspired by the synthesis of the contemporary and the classical, the tragic and the mundane?the quotidian transformed by the tragic prisms of myth and history. Through a profound and complex reinterpretation of the sonnet form, the book reflects, as in a mosaic of shattered mirrors, many of the writer's ongoing preoccupations: the relationship of East and West; an eroticism at once physical and cerebral; the interaction of poetry and prose; the strange blending of the everyday and the foreign, in which the most exotic journeys... View more info

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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 with numerous photogravures (50 total, 25 per volume including frontispieces). Translated from the 1867 orig... View more info

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The Penguin Book of French Verse 3

By: Hartley, Anthony

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2263639

Condition: Good


6th printing. Pages toned. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. Includes poems from Baudelaire, Victor Hugo, and many more! View more info

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Toilers of the Sea

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company:

Seller ID: 2196711

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. We have more books available by this author!. Victor Hugo was a prominent French writer during the Romantic movement. Hugo is well known for both his poetry and classic novels such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hugo's writings served as excellent critiques of French political and social issues during his time. Toilers of the Sea is a book that Hugo dedicated to the island of Guernsey where he spent fifteen years in exile. The book is set just after the Napoleonic Wars and it deals with the impact of the Industrial Revolution. View more info

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Hugo's Works, in Ten Volumes: Les Miserables (3 Vols.); Hans of Iceland; Dramas (2 Vols.); Notre Dame de Paris; The Toilers of the Sea; Poems & The History of a Crime; The Man Who Laughs; Ninety-Three & Bug-Jargal & Claude Gueux

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Merrill and Baker:

Seller ID: 1806245

Condition: Very Good


Spine of 'Man Who Laughs' rubbed, a few volumes have weak or loosening front hinge. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in ten volumes. English text. Original red cloth, gilt titles. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. In France, Hugo's literary reputation rests primarily on his poetic and dramatic output and only secondarily on his novels. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Legende des siècles stand particu... View more info

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The Toilers of the Sea

By: Hugo, Victor; Hapgood, Isabel F.; Josephson, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261476

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV:26 laid in. Spine faded. 1961 Hard Cover. xix, [5], 578, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the original French by Isabel F. Hapgood, with an introduction by Matthew Josephson and wood engravings by Tranquillo Marangoni. Victor Hugo was a prominent French writer during the Romantic movement. Hugo is well known for both his poetry and classic novels such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hugo's writings served as excellent critiques of French political and social issues during his time. Toilers of the Sea is a book that Hugo dedicate... View more info

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The Normans in Sicily: Being a Sequel to 'An Architectural Tour in Normandy.'

By: Knight, Henry Gally

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Murray, Albemarle-Street / G. Woodfall, Angel Court, Skinner Street: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198669

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (Pine-Coffin 836.2). Rebound, blue cloth spine, gilt titles, paper over boards, new endpapers and flyleaves. Minimal pencil marginalia, owner bookplate of J. Leon Williams on front endpaper, small slip of paper with two names in ink (Susan Morgan & Sara Traven) laid in. 1838 Hard Cover. vii, 355, 12 pp. 8vo. A historical account of the Normans, paired with a travelogue based on an architectural tour of Sicily to study the influence of the Normans, by a British M.P., traveler, and writer who served as High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1814-15. Knight, Henry Gally (1786–1846),... View more info

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If You Don't Like Me You Can Leave Me Alone

By: Koller, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Blackberry: 1976

Seller ID: 2299142

Condition: Near Fine


A few faint smudges to wrappers, ink name and note on front flyleaf. 1976 Soft Cover. 68 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Koller (May 30, 1936 – December 10, 2014) was born in Oak Park, Illinois. He spent his early life in northern Illinois, and the 1960s on the Pacific Coast. In the early-1970s he moved to Maine, where he lived until his death while traveling across the US. Koller is the author of more than thirty books of poetry. He has also published three novels and numerous essays. His writing has been translated into Italian, French, Spanish, German and Swedish. He began performing his work... View more info

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The History of England from the Accession of James II. -- Complete Five Volume Hardcover Set -- Volumes I, II, III, IV, and V [1, 2, 3, 4, & 5]

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson, and Company / Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company: 1859

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1977589

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minimal loss along spine edges, pencil name (E.R. Marvin) on front flyleaf of first volume, ink name and date (Arthur Tappan, 1860) on front flyleaf of second. 1859 Hard Cover. Complete in five volumes. xi, 551; xii, 540; xii, 620, 15-18; xi, 678, 19-24; viii, 335 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of author engraved by D.L. Glover. Each volumed indexed individually, notes and extensive index of the entire work follows text of fifth volume. Fold-out of Lord Macaulay's Memoranda precedes text of fifth volume. The History of England from the... View more info

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Exit North

By: Massey, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: BookThug [Book Thug]: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276303

ISBN: 1897388624

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, one of 100 copies. Ink name on front flyleaf. 2010 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 31, [5] pp. French wrappers. Through old news, the ocean's drone, or a corner shrub in bloom, one learns How to untwine/noise, to see in Joseph Massey's EXIT NORTH. Here, the strange clarity of landscapes gives way to Massey's unwavering attention to sound--a kind of metronome that keeps time in its place. Even when There's little/to say, there's evidence of song to be found. View more info

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A Throw of the Dice: The Life of Stephane Mallarme

By: Millan, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2199895

ISBN: 0374277079

Condition: Good


First American edition. Pages toned, ink stamp to top page edges. Jacket lightly toned, general light wear to jacket. 1994 Hard Cover. 389 pp. One of the most influential French poets of the last hundred years, Mallarme is known as the Father of Symbolism and defender of the Impressionists. The first biography of this seminal figure in Modernism in 50 years draws on unpublished correspondence and new documentation to humanize this elusive figure. Includes black and white photographs. View more info

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The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life, Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence; Armies and Leaders

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews Co.: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2274226

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former library copies, with remnants of call number stickers on spines and library bookplates on front endpaper of each volume. Publisher insert entitled The Story of the Civil War You Never Heard Before laid in. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Ten hardcover volumes. Tall 8vo. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim War (text: Henry W. Elson; photographic descriptions: James Barnes); Vol. 3: The Decisive Battles (introduction:... View more info

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The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life, Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence; Armies and Leaders (Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition)

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews Co.: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2282910

Condition: Very Good


The Semi-Centennial memorial edition in the deluxe half-leather binding, not the usual blue cloth. [3d. Ed.] stated at end of final volume. Spines faded, 1/2 inch chip from head of vol. 1 spine, 1 inch tear to head of vol. 3 spine, spine and rear board of final volume stained. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in ten volumes. Tall 8vo. Leather spines and corners with elaborate gilt decorations, top edges gilt. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim Wa... View more info

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The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life and the Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence from the Blue and the Gray; The Armies and the Leaders

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.; Taft, William H.; Lanier, Henry Wysham; Swift, Eben; Chadwick, French E.; Putnam, George Haven; Wright, Marcus J.; Elson, Henry W.; Barnes, James; Commager, Henry Steele

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Review of Reviews Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294064

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed with a few faint spots to spines of three volumes, hinges beginning to weaken, endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. Ten hardcover volumes. Tall 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim War (text: Henry W. Elson; photographic descriptions: James Barnes); Vol. 3: The Decisive Battles (introduction: Frederick Dent Grant; text: Henry W. Elson; photo. descriptions: James Barnes); Vol. 4: The Cavalry... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Reprinted from the Early Editions with Explanatory Notes, Etc.

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 2287033

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s). Minor general wear. 1888 Hard Cover. 670 pp. Brown cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, all edges gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy and The Last Rose of Summer. As Lord Byron's named literary executor, along with John Murray, Moore was responsible for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore. From a relatively early age Moore... View more info

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Poems Between Wars: Hail Illinois! France Farewell

By: Mowrer, Paul Scott; Sandburg, Carl; Peattie, Donald Culross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louis Mariano, Publisher / The Plimpton Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2015915

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1941 Hard Cover. xiii, 79, [1] pp. Poetry written between the two World Wars, by a war correspondent who was among the first assigned to the French Army in World War I. He was awarded the Legion of Honor, and also won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting. This volume includes poems pertaining to France, as well as to Illinois, Mowrer's home state. An appreciation by Carl Sandburg and a preface by Donald Culross Peattie precede text. Several illustrations by Frank Sohn in text. View more info

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Gautier and the Romantics

By: Palache, John Garber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266817

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine lightly toned, pencil name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining throughout text. 1926 Hard Cover. 186 pp. A biographical essay on Gautier, a leading writer of the Romantic movement. He was fascinated by antique times and classical cultures; strange and fantastic events; exotic and compelling horrors; and love that transcends class, time, and even death. CONTENTS: A Rose-Colored Waistcoat; Romanticism; A Southern Boy Goes North; From Brush to Pen; Phrases that Land on Their Feet; Romanticist Eccentricities; The World of Balzac; The Purgatory of Baudelaire;... View more info

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Point / Erasing: Poems

By: Portante, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dedalus: 2004

Seller ID: 2279594

ISBN: 190455606X

Condition: Fine


Bilingual edition. NEW. 2004 Trade Paperback. Jean Portante's poetry, as well as his other writings, have been translated into many languages but never English until now. Animated by a sense of the fragile position of the human being in a rapidly changing world, his poetry moves with an easy and familiar cadence into realms of the surreal that sit brilliantly with acutely observed realities. The poems develop the love of language and the playfully serious ambiguities in human affairs. Anne-Marie Glasheen has translated the work of the Belgian poet Liliane Wouters. A dual-language edition. Poet... View more info

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Europes

By: Reda, Jacques

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Host Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 2279532

ISBN: 0924047704

Condition: Good


Bilingual edition. Tiny tear to top page ridge. 2009 Trade Paperback. In EUROPES, published in French in 2005 and appearing here as a complete bilingual edition, Jacques Reda takes the reader on a leisurely, lyrical journey across the continent, from the bucolic pastures of Switzerland to the urban emptiness of industrial Dresden, and from the monumental churches of Ravenna to the colorful streets of his beloved Paris. View more info