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All the Extant Works of Francois Rabelais, Physician: An American Translation with a Critical Text, Variant Readings, Variorum Notes, And Drawings Attributed to Rabelais (3 Volumes)
All the Extant Works of Francois Rabelais, Physician: An American Translation with a Critical Text, Variant Readings, Variorum Notes, And Drawings Attributed to Rabelais (3 Volumes)
Hardcover      SKU: 281AKJ1000332

Quarter-bound in pale green cloth and buff paper. Moderate to heavy edgewear, age toning to both cloth and paper. Previous owner's bookplate on FFEP, all 3 vols.

Allegra
Allegra
Hardcover      ISBN: 281AKJ1019790

Hogarth Press, 1935. First edition, first printing. Yellow cloth with blue titles to spine. Smudge/dust soil front and back, black scuff on back board. Edges and corners rubbed. Small tears at head of spine; scratch/scuff along length of spine. Foxing/spotting to endpapers and page edges, but inside text block is clean.

An American Childhood
An American Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0060158344
Presents a memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s

1st Edition, signed by author. In slipcase. Green-tinted rubbing to reverse side of slipcase, handsome pastedown on front unaffected. Slipcase otherwise good. Limited, numbered #125 out of 250.

Bach and the Heavenly Choir
Bach and the Heavenly Choir
      SKU: 281AKJ1020963

First edition. Blue cloth boards. Edges, corners, head/tail of spine lightly rubbed. Jacket edges rubbed, but jacket shows minimal wear otherwise.

Birthright
Birthright
Trade Paperback      SKU: 281AKJ1008459

No dj, bookplate, text clean and sharp.

The Book of Jack London (2 Volumes)
The Book of Jack London (2 Volumes)
Hardcover      SKU: 281AKJ1022099

No additional printings listed. Green cloth covers with gilt titles to spine. Vol. 2 gilt rubbed, faded. Light rubbing, shelfwear to all surfaces: boards, edges, corners, ends of spine. Silverfish damage to cloth of boards, quite light on vol. 1, somewhat more extensive on the back board of vol. 2, but still light overall (nothing damaging the integrity of either volume). Back hinges starting, both volumes.

Burlesques: Including Jeames's Diary; Legend of the Rhine; Adventures of Major Gahagan; Miss Tickletoby's Lectures, Etc.
Burlesques: Including Jeames's Diary; Legend of the Rhine; Adventures of Major Gahagan; Miss Tickletoby's Lectures, Etc.
Hardcover      SKU: 1199259055

The book itself is not signed but includes a card with the inscription 'With Mr Thackeray's compliments, Thursday June 4th' written in what appears to be the author's handwriting. ND, 8vo, 526 pgs. Half bound leather with gilt decoration on spine, green cloth boards. No date, appears to be turn of the 20th century. Text includes numerous plate, b&w and full color. Text clean throughout, binding solid. Leather on spine lightly rubbed, gilt faded but fully legible. Marbled edges of block lightly faded but still clean and clear. Edge of front endpaper and first couple pgs of text lightly dust soiled. Otherwise a near fine book.

The Celebrated Jumping Frog
The Celebrated Jumping Frog
Hardcover      SKU: 281AKJ1021977
Comic Tragedies Written by Jo and Meg, And Acted by the Little Women
Comic Tragedies Written by Jo and Meg, And Acted by the Little Women
Hardcover      SKU: 119959332x

16mos, 317pgs, full bound in green cloth, spine shaken but intact, frayed at spine tips, some light wear. Previous owner's name penciled in.

A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature
A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature
Hardcover      ISBN: 0631209042
This acclaimed volume explores and unravels the contexts, readings, genres, intertextualities and debates within Anglo-Saxon studies. - Brings together specially-commissioned contributions from a team of leading European and American scholars. - Embraces both the literature and the cultural background of the period. - Combines the discussion of primary material and manuscript sources with critical analysis and readings. - Considers the past, present and future of Anglo-Saxon studies