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The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe / The Most Delectable and Plesant Historye of Clitophon and Leucippe.

By: Achilles Tatius: translated by William Burton. Edited by Stephen Gaselee and H.F.B. Brett-Smith.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell / Shakespeare Head Press: 1923

Seller ID: 28973


Translated from the Greek... Reprinted for the first time from a copy now unique printed by Thomas Creede in 1597. Number 287 of 394 copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper for sale in Great Britain and 104 copies for sale in America. Edited by Stephen Gaselee and H.F.B. Brett-Smith. Tall 4to. xxxii, [viii], 152, [6]pp. Quarter cloth and papered boards, title label laid onto the upper, paper spine label (missing a few small pieces); extremities rubbe... View more info

Rough Magic: a biography of Sylvia Plath.

By: ALEXANDER, Paul.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1991

Seller ID: 27320


402pp, black & white photographs. Original cloth-backed papered boards (front lower corner lightly bumped), with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0670818127 View more info

Accent and Rhythm. Prosodic Features of Latin and Greek: A Study in Theory and Reconstruction.

By: ALLEN, W. Sidney.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 26029


(Cambridge Studies in Linguistics no. 12). Octavo. xiv, 394pp. Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Light spotting top edges, otherwise very good. View more info

Vox Graeca: a guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek.

By: ALLEN, W. Sydney.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 26108


Octavo. xvi, 157pp. Original cloth. Owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

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Fairy Tales.

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, USA, Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 29902


(The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers: a limited edition.) Translated from the Danish by Erik Christian Haugaard. Illustrated by Roberto Lo Grippo. Small 4to. 544pp, coloured plates. Full leather with gilt-stamped decorations & raised bands, all edges gilt, place ribbons. With the 'Notes from the Editors' booklet. A fine clean copy. View more info

Friendship's Offering.

By: Anthology:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, W. Tweedie: n.d.

Seller ID: 23615


256pp, illustrated frontispiece and title page, 4 further full-page illustrations (each with a loosely inserted tissue guard). Original blind decorated red cloth (small marks on front, area of damp-crinkling along back joint). All edges gilt. A very light scatter of spots on first couple of leaves, occasional single spot in text, but interior generally clean and fresh. Presentation inscription [1857] on front free endpaper. Covers good+, interior very good. View more info

Opera Quae Supersunt, Volume II, fasc. 2. Florida.

By: APULEIUS: Apulei Platonici Madaurensis (editit Rudolfus Helm).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lipsiae, B.G. Teubner: 1959

Seller ID: 26551


[Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana.] Octavo. 51pp. Index. Original cloth (spine faded). Owner's name on front free endpaper. Good to very good. ***Text entirely in Latin. View more info

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The Asloan Manuscript : a miscellany in prose and verse in the reign of James the Fifth.

By: ASLOAN, John : edited by W.A. Craigie.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Text Society: 1923-1925.

Seller ID: 34744


(Scottish Text Society, New Series, nos 14 & 16.) Two volumes. 8vo. xvi, 338 & xii, 284pp, 2 plates. Publisher's binding of quarter roan and green cloth, top edges gilt; extremities a little rubbed. Bookplate of the Edinburgh University Club on each paste-down, the club's crest gilt-stamped on both upper boards and its blind stamp to the title-page of the first volume. A good to very good clean set. Owner's name in each volume. ***An anthology of Scots prose and poetry d... View more info

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The Complete Novels - Mansfield Park, Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Perusasion, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Shorter Works.

By: AUSTEN, Jane.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1989

Seller ID: 16145


Reprint of the 1975 Folio Society edition. Seven volumes. Introductions by Richard Church. Wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. Quarter red cloth, spines gilt, with decorated papered boards. With the papered in slipcase. A fine clean set. View more info

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The Bannatyne Manuscript writtin in tyme of pest 1568.

By: BANNATYNE, George : edited and iintroduced by W. Tod Ritchie.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Text Society: 1928-1934.

Seller ID: 34743


(Scottish Text Society, Third Series, nos 5, 22, 23, 26.) Four volumes. 8vo. cxcii, 120; xx, 354; xvi, 362; xiv, 336pp; each volume with a 6-7pp list of the STS publications at the rear. Publisher's binding of quarter roan and green cloth, top edges gilt; extremities a little rubbed. A good to very good clean set. The shade of the leather of I & IV is black, while that of the other two volumes is dark brown (as issued). Owner's name in each volume. ***An anthology of lit... View more info

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Haida Myths illustrated in Argillite carvings.

By: BARBEAU, Marius.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1953

Seller ID: 35553


(Bulletin no 127, Anthropological Series no 32.) Tall 8vo. x, 418pp, 328 b&w illustrations, coloured pictorial (map) endpapers. Brown buckram with illustration on upper board; spine a little sunned. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Barbour's Bruce : A fredome is a noble thing! Volumes II & III [the complete text].

By: Barbour, John : edited by Matthew P. McDiarmid & James A.C. Stevenson.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Text Society: 1980-1981.

Seller ID: 35059


(Scottish Text Society, Fourth Series, nos 12 & 13.) 8vo. xvi, 270pp & xvi, 264pp. Publisher's binding of green buckram. A very good clean set. *** These two volumes have the complete text of Barbour's Bruce (Books I-X & XI-XX respectively). The text here is based primarily on the Edinburgh MS, rather than the Cambridge MS used by Prof. Skeat in his 1870-89 publication. Volume I (STS no 15), which contains an Introduction, notes and glossary, was published in 1985. View more info

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The Merry Muses of Caledonia.

By: BARKE, James & Sydney Goodsir Smith (eds).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed by M. Macdonald: 1959

Seller ID: 35076


With a Prefatory Note and some authentic Burns texts contributed by J. DeLancey Ferguson. For private distribution to members of the Auk Society only. 176pp, frontis and 2 plates. cream cloth with paper title label on spine (and a spare at rear endpaper). Owner's name. A very good clean copy. ***Bawdy verses in Scots dialect; many attributed to, or collected by, Robert Burns and others used by him for polite versions. View more info

Stanley Morison.

By: BARKER, Nicolas.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1972

Seller ID: 25020


First edition. 566pp, illustrated in b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Letter to newspaper and review loosely inserted. Very good. View more info

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Vanessa Bell's Family Album.

By: BELL, Quentin & Angelica Garnett.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Jill Norman & Hobhouse: 1981

Seller ID: 34906


4to. 144pp, b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0906908361 View more info

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Cross Currents : magazines and newspapers in Australian literature.

By: BENNETT, Bruce (editor).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Longman Cheshire: 1981

Seller ID: 24238


xii, 269pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0582711126 View more info

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The Imitation of Christ : the first English translation of 'Imitatio Christi'.

By: BIGGS, B.J. (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1997

Seller ID: 34754


(Early English Text Society, no 309.) xc, 250pp, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, blind rules, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0197223125 ***This first translation into English of Thomas a Kempis' text dates from the mid-15th century. View more info

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Sir Orfeo.

By: BLISS, A.J. (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: 1866

Seller ID: 34628


(Oxford English Monographs.) First edition. 8vo. 80pp, notes and glossay. Original green cloth, spine and lower edges flecked, with most of the dustwrapper (lacks the spine entirely, the rest in a protective sleeve). A good+ clean copy. View more info

Australian Theatre: Backstage with Graeme Blundell.

By: BLUNDELL, Graeme.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 27496


First edition. xiii, 250pp. Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top and fore-edges slightly yellowed, otherwise very good. ISBN 019553767X View more info

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The Decameron.

By: BOCCACCIO : faithfully translated by J.M. Rigg.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Navarre Society: 1986

Seller ID: 34188


With an illustrated introduction and sixteen hand-coloured illustrations from original drawings by Louis Challon. Two volumes. 332 & 404pp, 16 coloured plates. Red buckram with the dustwrappers (extremities a trifle rubbed, now in protective sleeves). A very good to fine clean set; probably unread. *** The best illustrated edition (or so it says on the wrappers). View more info