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Complete Works Of Francois Rabelais 2 Volumes Ct 1927 Limited Fables French Classic Tales Literature, Francois Rabelais
1 Complete Works Of Francois Rabelais 2 Volumes Ct 1927 Limited Fables French Classic Tales Literature Francois Rabelais
May not be noted. 1927 1st Thus Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Rabelais, Francois, The Complete Works of Doctor Francois Rabelais- Abstractor of the Quintessence. Being an inestimable life of Greqat Gargantua and of the heroic deeds, sayings and the marvelous voyages of his good son Pantagruel: The whole faithfully renderd into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart and peter Motteux with annotations by Duchat, Ozell and others, a new introduction by Lewis May and many illustrations by Frank C Pape. London, John Lane the Bodley Head, 1927. Limited 4300, complete in 2 vols, with mylar protected dust jackets. Volumes are very good while dust jackets show some wear but are good+. Pape's Plates number 22 full pages, Black boards with full Gold embossing, Pape's most unusual drawings lend a totally new dimension to this work FABLES FRENCH CLASSIC TALES LITERATURE ANTIQUE RARE 1ST ED THUS; 8 213 
Price: 70.50 USD
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, Whittier, John Greenleaf
2 THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER Whittier, John Greenleaf
May not be noted. Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Whittier, John Greenleaf The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1894. Hard Cover. FINE/No DJ. 656 Pages, HOUSEHOLD edition, 127 illustrations, bright and fresh, looks new . Hardbound in original burgundy cloth with decorative binding, gilt lettering and indicia. Sound throughout, inked dedictation on FEP. ; 0 7882 
Price: 37.37 USD
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF HORACE, Horace
3 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF HORACE Horace
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Horace The Complete Works of Horace New York City NY USA: Modern Library, 1936. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Edition Not Shown. Edited, with introduction by Casper J. Kraemer, Jr. Fep IS ILLEGIBLY SIGNED BY SOMEONE with intials HGM; 0 5357 
Price: 14.05 USD
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOHN L. MOTLEY (COMPLETE IN 17 VOLUMES), Motley John L.
4 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOHN L. MOTLEY (COMPLETE IN 17 VOLUMES) Motley John L.
NY Society of English and French Literature 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
European History; Netherlands HISTORY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Motley John L. , COMPLETE WORKS OF JOHN L. , THE , (Complete in 17 Volumes) A limited edition of 1000 sets. Hardbound in brown cloth with paper spine labels. From the Bayard Library. Each book has the armorial book plate of Francis L Bayard, clean throughout. Nice solid copies with spines and hinges strong. Hardbound in original cloth with no dust jacket, VERY GOOD condition. B/W plates throughout the set in addition to tissued frontis'. A nice example of this scarce set. Includes. Vols 1-5 Dutch Republic; Vols 6-11 United Netherlands; Vols 12-14 John of Barnevolt; Vols 15-17 Letters and Correspondence. ; 0 8859 
Price: 205.77 USD
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THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL EDITION DELUXE WITH PORTRAITS, ILLUSTRATIONS AND FACSIMILES IN SIXTEEN VOLUMES Limited Edition 675/1000, Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891)
5 THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL EDITION DELUXE WITH PORTRAITS, ILLUSTRATIONS AND FACSIMILES IN SIXTEEN VOLUMES Limited Edition 675/1000 Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891)
Riverside Press 1904 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL EDITION DELUXE WITH PORTRAITS, ILLUSTRATIONS AND FACSIMILES IN SIXTEEN VOLUMES COMPLETE LIMITED EDITION 675/1000. PUBL 1904. Original olive green cloth fading to tan. Paper spine labels. Occasional minor wear to spine crowns of a few volumes. Sound, tight and clean copies. One or two spine labels chipped. AMONG MY BOOKS 3V- AMONG MY BOOKS (1) : : : AMONG MY BOOKS 3V- AMONG MY BOOKS (2) : : : AMONG MY BOOKS 3V- AMONG MY BOOKS (3) : : : FIRESIDE 1V- FIRESIDE TRAVELS (1) : : : LATEST LITERARY ESSAYS 1V- THE OLD ENGLISH DRAMATISTS : : : LETTERS 3V- LETTERS ED BY CHARLES NORTON (1) : : : LETTERS 3V- LETTERS ED BY CHARLES NORTON (2) : : : LETTERS 3V- LETTERS ED BY CHARLES NORTON (3) : : : LITERARY 1V- LITERARY AND POLITICAL ADDRESSES: : : MY STUDY WINDOWS 1V- MY STUDY WINDOWS : : : POETICAL WORKS 5 V- EARLIER POEMS, MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFALL (1) : : : POETICAL WORKS 5 V- A FABLE FOR CRITICS, UNDER THE WILLOWS AND OTHER POEMS (4) : : : POETICAL WORKS 5 V- THE BIGLOW PAPERS, FIRST SERIES (2) : : : POETICAL WORKS 5 V- POEMS OF THE WAR, HEARSYEASE AND RUE, LAST POEMS (5) : : : POETICAL WORKS 5 V- THE BIGLOW PAPERS, SECOND SERIES (3) : : : POLITICAL ESSAYS 1V- POLITICAL ESSAYS: : : ; 0 23912 
Price: 234.95 USD
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