Category: European Literature


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Der Struwwelpeter Lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder fur Kinder von 3 bis 6 Jahren

By: Hoffman, Heinrich (Dr.)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany, Loewes Verlag, N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Inv. #SBK-1. Hoffman, Heinrich (Dr.)Der Struwwelpeter. oder lustige Geshichten und drollige Bilder für Kinder von 3 bis 6 Jahren [Straw Peter, or Prankish Stories and Droll Pictures for Children from 3 to 6] Frankfurter Originalausgabe, Loewes Verlag, Ferdinand KarlA. Delightful children's book in German, with color illustrations. Printed on cardboard pages; Color Illustrations; 8vo View more info

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By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. #V-040706. Red cloth with gilt titles on Front Board and Spine. Translated by Abraham Hayward. Thirty color illustrations by Pogany, along with numerous black and white drawings.; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Translated by Abraham Hayward View more info

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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By: Wagner, Richard

Price: $550.00

Publisher: NY, Brentano's, 1911

Edition: First American Edition

Inv. #1288B. Tipped-in color plates and black and whtie drawingsadd to the exceptional printing of this superb example of Pogany's genius. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillana

By: Lesage (van Laun, Henri, trans.)

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Paterson, 1886

#4385C. 3 vol. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. T.E.G.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Anatomy of Melancholy

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $575.00

Publisher: New York, W.J. Widdleton, 1865

Inv. # P080803. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece to the original edition. "The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of it. In Three Partitions. With their several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up. By Democritus Junior." A New Edition. Originally published in 1652. ; 12mo 7" ... View more info

The Diary of a Lady's Maid Translated from the French

By: Mirbeau, Octave

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Paris, Charles Carrington, 1903

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1086. Classic erotica. Full leather binding. Six dentelles, elaborate decoration on the title & spine. 12 illustrations by Mas. From the Biblioteca Curiosa.; 8vo View more info

The Georgics of Virgil

By: Virgil (Dryden trans.)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, Cheshire Press, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1023G. Reproduced from the First Folio Edition of Dryden's Collected Works of Virgil, published by Jacob Tonson, in London, 1697. The Twenty engravings are reproduced from the originals in the first folio edition. Printed by Richard Ellis for Cheshire House Publishers, New York; Number 1138 of 1200 copies. In publisher's original 1/2 Tan Leather over brown cloth boards in original slipcase. Near fine, with some slight fading to leather spine.; Engravings; Folio... View more info

The Golden Sayings of Epictetus With the Hymn of Cleanthes,

By: Epictetus

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., 1920

Inv. #1203C. Translated and arranged by Hastings Crosby. Signed binding by Lauriat, Boston: 3/4 crushed morocco leather binding on marbled boards and endpapers. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

The Historie of the Twelve Caesars

By: Suetonius (Holland Trans.)

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1023F. Suetonius (Holland Trans.)The Historie of the Twelve Caesars1931, London, Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, The Oxford University Press, The Haslewood Books Written in Latine by C. Suetonius Tranquillus, and newly translated into English by Philemon Holland Printed in England by the Oxford University Press; No. 314 of 400 numbered copies; printed on Haslewood all-rag paper. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gold-stamped title on spine. Uncut pages. ... View more info

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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Montagu, Lady Mary

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley, 1837

Edition: Second Revised Edition

#P-030701. 3 volumes. 3/4 red leather, with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Signed binding by W. Worsfold, London. Edited by her Great-Grandso n, Lord, Wharncliffe. Lady Mary Montagu was one of the most fascinating women in hstory. She married the richest man in England, then left him to live in Italy with a handsome young lover. She also lived in Turkey. She has been credited with first suggesting that smallpox could be prevented by injecting people with a small dose ... View more info

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini

By: Cellini, Benvenuto

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's, 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inv. # 1177B. 2 volumes. Tan 3/4 leather over tan cloth boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Six gilt-stamped compartments on spine, with title gold-stamped on spine. Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds, with a biographical sketch of Cellini by Symonds. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Illustrated by reproductions of 40 prortraits and views illustrating the life. ; 8vo View more info

The Memoirs of Jaques Casanova de Seingalt

By: Casanova, Jaques

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons, N.D.

Inv. # 445D. Six Volumes. Green cloth with gold-stamped title on spine. Translated by Arthur Machen. Stated to be "The First complete and unabridged English translation." Published in England by Elek Books, and in Canada by Longmans, Green & Co. ; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Odyssey of Homer, 4 volumes Additional Notes by Gilbert Wakefield

By: Pope, Alexander

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Johnson, w.J. and J. Richardson, etc., 1806

Inv. #V-010119. Four volumes. Contemporary calf binding with gilded pattern edging the boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Its 200 years are worn with distinction. Fascinating notes by Wakefield. ; 8vo View more info

The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie

By: Wagner, Richard (Arnold Tr.)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1920

Color Illustrations; 8vo; 160 pages View more info