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We Shall March Again
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We Shall March Again

By Gerhard Kramer

London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 426 8vo. A novel telling the story of how an ordinary man, a Belgian lawyer, lets himself be caught up in the service of the German army, and in spite of coming to understand the nature of the regime he is serving lacks the courage to act. Translated from the German by Anthony G. Powell. First printing of first edition in English. Condition notes: Dust jacket rubbed and rather grubby, corners clipped, book clean and sound although edges of boards are faded. Verso of jacket soiled, and now in removable protective transparent wrapper.

$20.67

Sunrise Over Hell
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Sunrise Over Hell

By Ka-Tzetnik 135633

London: Corgi, 1978. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 158 12mo. Translated from the Hebrew by Nina De-Nur; its original, Hebrew title is Salamandra. A novel about the Holocaust written by one who survived Auschwitz. The name Ka-Tzetnik is formed from the German acronym for Konzentrationslager, and was taken as the pen name of Yehiel Dinur (1909-2001). The cover of this paperback edition of Sunrise Over Hell misleadingly described it as a sequel to House of Dolls; in fact, Salamandra was KZ's first book, published in 1946, with Beit Habutot ( House of Dolls) following in 1955. Condition notes: Covers worn, rear cover creased, binding firm, internally clean and unmarked apart from an old price to the first page.

$20.67

Picciola
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Picciola

By X-B Saintine

Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1869. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 521 8vo. With introductory notes by Michel Masson, followed by a bibliography of 'Xavier-Boniface Saintine' (pseudonym of Joseph Xavier Boniface, 1795-1865) (pp i-xxxi); there is a portrait of the author as frontispiece. Green calf, gilt decoration, marbled end papers, all edges marbled. School prize label (to Elizabeth Griffiths, Howells School, Llandaff, 1870) to front paste down. 'Quarante-troisième Edition'. Condition notes: Some rubbing and bumping to the boards but an attractive, firm copy in a handsome binding.

$20.67

Oeuvres de Rabelais, Collationnées Sur Les Editions Originales Accompagnées d'une Bibliographie et d'un Glossaire par Luis Moland
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Oeuvres de Rabelais, Collationnées Sur Les Editions Originales Accompagnées d'une Bibliographie et d'un Glossaire par Luis Moland

By Louis Moland

Paris: Librairie Garnier Freres. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 951 12mo. Nouvelle Edition, Précédée d'une Notice Biographique par Henri Clouzot. Undated. Geen cloth-covered boards, gilt titles, deckled edges. Complete in two volumes. Condition notes: Previous owner's stamp to front free end paper; a few faint pencil notes to margins. Bindings firm; a handsome and tidy set.

$30.31

A Six-Cylinder Courtship
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A Six-Cylinder Courtship

By Edward Salisbury Field

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1907. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 426 8vo. This is a very attractive book, with each page of text surrounded by a decorative margin. There are also monochrome illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood. There is a coloured frontispiece by Harrison Fisher. All in all, a delightful period piece. Condition notes: The corners and edges of the boards of this book are somewhat rubbed, but it is still externally attractive. Internally, the pages are clean and unmarked and the binding firm.

$13.78

Gaston de la Tour, an Unfinished Romance
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Gaston de la Tour, an Unfinished Romance

By Walter Pater

London: Macmillan, 1922. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 500 8vo. Prepared for the press by Charles L. Shadwell. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition notes: Green cloth-covered boards a little knocked, cloth lifting slightly on rear board along junction with spine (possibly a manufacturing fault), otherwise a clean, tight copy, internally bright and attractive. Gift inscription to front free end paper.

$55.12

Godolphin

By Lord Lytton

London: George Routledge and Sons. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 418 8vo. 'A New Edition'. Undated, but with previous owner's name dated 1881 to title page. Half leather, brown cloth-covered boards; external page edges protected by deckling. Condition notes: Boards and leather very worn (especially the leather), foxing to first few pages, end papers grubby; front board very nearly detached (held by cords). Text block firm, pages clean and bright.

$9.65

Miscellanies of Literature
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Miscellanies of Literature

By I. D'Israeli

London: Edward Moxon, 1840. Hardback. Fair/No Jacket. 1086 4to. A new edition, revised and corrected. Full leather, gilt decoration, including motif of Oxford Local Examinations, London to front. All edges marbled, marbled end papers. Prize label to Herbert Jameson Waterlow for his examination success in 1862. Condition notes: Leather rather knocked, front board detached, but binding firm and book in very good condition internally.

$48.23

Ernest Maltravers

By Lord Lytton

London: George Routledge and Sons. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 418 8vo. Undated, but with previous owner's name dated 1881 to title page. Preface to the edition of 1840 followed by 'A Word to the Reader Prefixed to the First Editon of 1837'.' Half leather, brown cloth-covered boards. Condition notes: Boards and leather very worn (especially the leather), foxing to first few pages, end papers grubby; front board very nearly detached (held by cords). Text block firm.

$9.65

Tom Brown's School Days

By Thomas Hughes

London: Blackie and Son Ltd. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 381 8vo. Red cloth covered boards, blind stamped decoration to front. Undated, but clearly early 20th century. Coloured frontispiece and other coloured illustrations. Condition notes: Spine faded. Fore edges with foxing/spotting, a little spotting to a few pages, otherwise clean and sound.

$6.89

The Tale of Tsar Saltan

By Alexander Pushkin

Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1975. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 124 4to. Drawings by I.Bilibin. "The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son, the Glorious and Mighty Knight Prince Guidon Saltanovich, and of the Fair Swan-Princess". Translated from the Russian by Louis Zellikoff. The republication by Progress Publishers, Moscow in 1975 of the illustrated story first published in 1905. Decorative paper covers, stapled, landscape format (32 cm x 25.5 cm). Delightful illustrations. Condition notes: A fragile book and inevitably showing some signs of wear. There is some creasing to the back cover, a little wear to the edges of both covers, and some creasing to the last page. There is a little raggedness to the rear cover at the top right-hand corner, extending for about 1 cm from the spine and 1 or 2 mm deep. Nevertheless this remains an attractive book.

$16.53

Madame Bovary

By Gustave Flaubert

London: London Press Company. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 534 8vo. Undated, and no translator credited. Coloured frontispiece. Condition notes: The dark red boards are faded and there is some soiling to external page edges, otherwise this is a clean, sound copy.

$13.78

Children\'s Literature, a Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher Training Classes
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Children's Literature, a Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher Training Classes

By Charles Madison Curry

New York: Rand McNally and Company, 1921. First Edition. Hardback. Fair/No Jacket. 1216 8vo. Co-author Erle Elsworth Clippinger. Both authors were professors of literature in the Indiana State Normal School. Edited, with Introductions, Notes, and Bibliographies. A compendium of nursery rhymes, fairy stories, myths, poetry and other sources thought suitable at the time for introducing children to literature. Condition notes: Rather knocked about externally: spine strip is frayed and rubbed, boards are also rubbed round the edges and there is considerable spotting to the spine and rear board. There is a child's sketch to the front free end paper. There is some pencil annotation here and there. One page has a tear (about 2 inches). Overall, a sound reading copy.

$13.78

Salambo

By Gustave Flaubert

London: The London Press Company. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 560 8vo. A Realistic Romance of Ancient Carthage". Undated, no translator credited. Coloured frontispiece, red cloth covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition notes: Spine faded, some marking to rear board, internally clean, bright and sound.

$6.89

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night

By Powys Mathers

London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1937. 2nd edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 4600 8vo. Revised edition. Complete in four volumes. Blue boards, gilt titles to spine. Top edges gilt. "Rendered into English from the literal and complete French translation of Dr J.C.Mardrus". Condition notes: A little rubbing or spotting to the boards, and some spotting to fore edges, but internally clean and bright and with bindings firm.

$103.34

Libro di Novelle e di Bel Parlar Gentile, Contenente Cento Novelle Antiche
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Libro di Novelle e di Bel Parlar Gentile, Contenente Cento Novelle Antiche

Milan: La Societa Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1804. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1864 8vo. Illustrato con note tratte de varj dal Dott. Giulio Ferrario". Complete in three volumes. A collection of 100 stories by various authors (Volumes 1 and 2) and Volume 3 (1810) 'La prima e la seconda cena novelle di Antonfrancesco Grazzini detto il Lasca, alle quali si aggiunge una novella che ci resta della terza cena'. Leather binding, gilt bands and numerals to spine. All page edges protected by deckling. Engraved frontispiece to Volumes 2 and 3. Condition notes: Bindings of all three volumes are firm and all are internally clean and sound. The leather of all three is somewhat rubbed, and there is considerable wear, with some loss, to the spine-strip of volume 3. The spine strip of volume 1 also shows some damage, with a tendency to pull away from the front board, but this is less pronounced than in volume 3. The numbers of volumes are shown in gilt on the spine strip, but the title labels have been lost, leaving only shadows of the lettering. Postage at our standard rate within the EU; for other destinations please enquire.

$130.90

Simon De Montfort, or the Third Siege of Rochester Castle
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Simon De Montfort, or the Third Siege of Rochester Castle

By Edwin Harris

Rochester: Edwin Harris and Sons, 1902. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 478 8vo. Quarter leather, red pebble-finish cloth-covered boards with gilt decoration and titles, darker red leather to spine strip, also with gilt titles. Marbled end papers, red-deckled page edges, illustrations by Harold Bird. Condition notes: Boards a little knocked, spine strip unaccountably trimmed at the top and bottom, with the loss of 2 or 3 mm, otherwise sound and clean. Overall, a very nice copy.

$68.90

Restoration House or Rochester in the Time of the Commonwealth
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Restoration House or Rochester in the Time of the Commonwealth

By Edwin Harris

Rochester: Edwin Harris and Sons, 1904. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 454 8vo. Quarter leather, red pebble-finish cloth-covered boards with gilt decoration and titles, darker red leather to spine strip, also with gilt titles. Marbled end papers, red-deckled page edges, illustrations, some from photographs. Condition notes: Boards a little knocked and with a small stain to the front board, leather to spine rubbed, spine strip rubbed at top and bottom (especially at top), internally sound and clean.

$96.45

Richard Watts; or, Rochester in the Time of the Tudors
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Richard Watts; or, Rochester in the Time of the Tudors

By Edwin Harris

Rochester: Edwin Harris and sons, 1903. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 476 8vo. Quarter leather, red pebble-finish cloth-covered boards with gilt decoration and titles, darker red leather to spine strip, also with gilt titles. Marbled end papers, red-deckled page edges, illustrations. Richard Watts was a prominent citizen of Rochester in the time of Elizabeth I, and funded an almshouse for "six poor travellers who, not being rogues or proctors, may receive gratis for one night lodging, entertainment and fourpence each". It is unclear what a Proctor was in this context or what Richard Watts had against such people (or indeed what entertainment he had in mind). Condition notes: Boards a little knocked, spine strip unaccountably trimmed at the top, with the loss of 2 or 3 mm, otherwise sound and clean. Overall, a very nice copy.

$55.12

Weir of Hermiston, an unfinished romance

By Robert Louis Stevenson

London: Chatto and Windus, 1896. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 526 8vo. Black cloth-covered boards, bevelled edges. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Scots glossary at end, followed by publisher's catalogue for March 1896. Condition notes: Boards worn and bumped, internally clean and bright, apart from age-tanning to end papers. Very occasional pencil marks to margins. Previous owner's name to front free end paper, dated 1899.

$6.89

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