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Our Lady of the Flowers
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Our Lady of the Flowers

By GENET, JEAN

New York: Modern Library, 1965. First Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original dark blue coth and very good pictorial dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5 x 7.25 in. 318 pp. Introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre; translated by Bernard Frechtman. Modern Library decorative endpapers.

$25.00

La Nouvelle Revue Française: Revue Mensuelle de Littérature et de Critique [No. 298, July 1938]
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La Nouvelle Revue Française: Revue Mensuelle de Littérature et de Critique [No. 298, July 1938]

By BATAILLE, GEORGE et al.

Paris, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original printed paper wrappers, printed in red and black.. Small octavo. 5.5 x 8.875 in. 176 pp. 'Pour un Collège de Sociologie' ['For the College of Sociology']. Includes L'apprenti-sorcier [The Sorcerer's Apprentice] by French intellectual George Bataille, as well as writings from Michel Leiris, Roger Caillois, Drieu la Rochelle, André Suarès, André Chamson, and others. Text in French. Tome LI.

$350.00

Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien
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Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien

By FLAUBERT, GUSTAVE

Weimar: Gustav Kipenheuer, 1918. First Thus. Hardcover. Near fine in original quarter-suede over purple cloth, ornamented in gilt on upper cover. With Otto Feistmann's wonderful bookplate on front pastedown.. Thin quarto. 8 x 10 in. 46 pp. Illustrated with original lithographs by Max Kaus, one signed and 11 initialled. Text in German, translated from the French by Else von Hollander. Limited issue, numbered 63 of 100 copies.

$1000.00

The Sea Wall
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The Sea Wall

By DURAS, MARGUERITE

New York: Pellegrini and Cudahy, 1952. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original sea-green cloth, stamped in black on spine, and very good pictorial dust jacket, worn at extremities.. Small octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. 288 pp. First edition in English, translated by Herma Briffault. Clean, tight copy.

$300.00

Les Misérables
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Les Misérables

By HUGO, VICTOR

New York: Modern Library, 2008. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine in original grey cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Thick octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. xxxiv; 1330 pp. Translated from the French by Julie Rose. Introduction by Adam Gopnik.

$35.00

Proust in Love
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Proust in Love

By CARTER, WILLIAM C.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. 252 pp.

$25.00

Die Idee: 83 Holzschnitte
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Die Idee: 83 Holzschnitte

By MASEREEL, FRANS

Munich: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine half leather over marbled boards, lightly rubbed at extremities, previous owner's pictorial bookplate on front paste-down endpaper.. Sextodecimo. 4.75 x 6.25 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with black-and-white narrative woodcuts. Tope edge gilt. Limited edition of 750 copies (800 total), this being #107. A wonderful edition of Masereel's wordless novel published by the legendary Kurt Wolff.

$375.00

Joy of Man's Desiring
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Joy of Man's Desiring

By GIONO, JEAN

New York: The Viking Press, 1940. First American Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original salmon cloth and very good worn and rubbed pictorial dust jacket.. Small octavo. 5.75 x 8.25 in. 458 pp. Translated from the French by Katherine Allen Clarke.

$100.00

Oeuvres Completes de Voltaire [92 Volume Set]
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Oeuvres Completes de Voltaire [92 Volume Set]

By VOLTAIRE

[Kehl]: De l'Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique, 1789. Kehl edition. 92 volumes. A very good set bound in late 19th-Century red half-morocco over marbled boards and endpapers, lettered in gilt on spine, top edge gilt. Most volumes worn in some degree at the head of the spine, corners, and hinges, where leather has dried and flaked off some volumes, and gilt top edge somewhat dull. All boards attached. An impressive, uniform and attractive set despite its signs of age and wear.. Duodecimo. 11 x 17.5 cm. Illustrated with reproductions of two engraved portraits (frontispieces) and fourteen fold-out engraved plates. Text in French. The Kehl edition, "the most complete, the most beautiful, and the best ordered which has appeared in the works of Voltaire" (Brunet). A celebrated edition of the complete works of one of the most important French Enlightenment writers. Additional postage will be required for this set.

$3000.00

Project for a Revolution in New York: A Novel
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Project for a Revolution in New York: A Novel

By ROBBE-GRILLET, ALAIN

New York: Grove Press, 1972. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black cloth, red spine lettering unfaded and bright, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Nice copy of the first edition in English.. Small octavo. 5.75 x 8.25 in. 183 pp.

$100.00

Alain-Fournier: A Brief Life (1886-1914)

By ARKELL, DAVID

(Manchester): Carcanet Press, 1986. First edition, first printing. Fine in original black buckram and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 178 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black-and-white photographs.

$15.00

Journal: 1928-1958

By GREEN, JULIEN

(Paris): Plon, 1961. First edition, limited issue. The limited issue being number 94 of 100 copies (out of a total of 110). Near fine in original pebbed white leatherette printed in gilt within a blindstamped block on the spine and in a good, chipped original acetate dust jacket. Signed by Green opposite the colophon on the half title. Scarce.. Small octavo. 1193 pages.

$125.00

A la Derive

By SOUPAULT, PHILIPPE

Paris: J. Ferenczi et Fils, Editeurs, 1923. First edition. Spine cocked and moderately worn at the extremities otherwise very good in original printed wrappers and a good lightly chipped original unprinted glassine. Signed by Soupault on the front free endpaper.. Small octavo. 220 pages.

$90.00

Ou Boivent les Loups

By TZARA, TRISTAN

Paris: Editions des Cahiers Libres, 1932. First edition. One of 1010 numbered copies. Price sticker removed from the spine leaving a small residue, spinal extremities lightly worn otherwise near fine in original printed wrappers with one small tear on the upper cover.. 12mo. 173 pages.

$125.00

Une Vue des Choses

By ROMAINS, JULES

New York: Editions de la Maison Francaise, Inc, 1941. First edition. Number 224 of 2000 numbered copies. Very good in original printed wrappers. Text in French. Inscribed by Romains to Germaine Bree.. Small thin quarto. 56 pages.

$45.00

Bibliographie des Oeuvres de Rene Char de 1928 a 1963

By BENOIT, P. A.

(Paris): Le Demi-Jour, 1964. First edition. Softcover. Light bump to the head of the spine otherwise very good in original printed wrappers.. Thin octavo. 100 pages. With a few black and white illustrations.

$20.00

Cleaned Out. Translated by Carol Sanders

By ERNAUX, ANNIE

(Elmwood Park, IL): Dalkey Archive Press, 1990. First US edition. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket- essentially as new.. Octavo. 127 pages.

$15.00

Pascal Versus Wittgenstein, with Samuel Beckett as the Anti-Witness

By MOROT-SIR, EDOUARD

(No place): Romance Notes, 1974. Offprint. Softcover. Near fine in original printed stapled wrappers. Scarce. Inscribed to Wallace Fowlie by Morot-Sir on the front cover.. Thin octavo. 16 pages.

$20.00

Ecuador: A Travel Journal

By MICHAUX, HENRI

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1970. First American edition. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.. Octavo. 132 pages.

$25.00

L'ingenu Histoire Veritable, Tiree des Manuscrits du Pere Quesnel

By [VOLTAIRE]

Utrecht, 1767. First edition. Preceding the Geneva edition of the same year. Sabin 100747. Finely rebound in full maroon morocco by Huger, aeg.. 12mo. 249 pages.

$1500.00