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1 Balzac, Honore de. Selected and translated by Jacques le Clercq. Wood-engravings by Derrick Harris. HONORE DE BALZAC: EPIGRAMS ON MEN, WOMEN, AND LOVE.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1959. 
62 pp (including colophon), 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Illustrated with yellow, black and white woodcuts. A collection of the sayings of Balzac, on the themes of love, marriage, religion, relationships, medicine, etc. Very light edge wear, minor soiling, a few soiling marks on fore-edge of textblock, minor browning to spine, previous owner's chop (stamp) on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wear - mainly at top of spine, minor soiling, very light browning to spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
E.E. CUMMINGS:  A MISCELLANY., Cummings, E.E.  Edited, with an introduction and notes, by George J. Firmage.  Foreword by the Author.
2 Cummings, E.E. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by George J. Firmage. Foreword by the Author. E.E. CUMMINGS: A MISCELLANY.
New York Argophile Press 1958 First, Limited, Signed Edition. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Marion Morehouse, frontispiece photograph. Jean Cocteau, et al. Signed by Author
xi, 241 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H), gray cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, light gray endpapers. Number 4 of the first, limited edition of 75 copies, signed by Cummings. B&w illustrations. "This book consists of a cluster of epigrams, forty-nine essays on various subjects, a poem dispraising dogmata, and several selections from an unfinished play. Taken ensemble, the forty-nine astonish and cheer and enlighten their progenitor. He's astonished that, as nearly as anyone can make out, I wrote them. He's cheered because, while re-reading them, I've encountered a great deal of liveliness and nothing dead. Last but not least; he's enlightened via the realization that, whereas times can merely change, an individual may grow." From the author's Foreword. There is a previous owner's erased pencil signature mark at the top of the free front endpaper (some light thinning to the paper) and a very slight indentation of the signature on the adjacent half-title page; a very small light foxing mark at the top edge of the verso of the frontispiece; light toning to pages; a 5" x 2" very light area of browning (possibly from a newspaper clipping) on page 230 text page and on page 231 blank page; 1/8" tear at bottom of front hinge cloth; light browning to edges of text block, boards and spine; a small light scuff on the fore-edge of the text block; very light edge wear - mostly at corners and at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
 
 
3 Layton, Irving. THE TIGHTROPE DANCER.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1978), Ist edition. 
112 pp, large 8vo, soft cover. "Love poems, travel poems, poems of youth and old age, epigrams and odes, all are turned by (Layton's) expert craft into vibrant expressions of the state of humanity, its potential for good and its capacity for evil." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edgewear/rubbing, crease to bottom corner of front cover with very slight migration into textblock, small crease at top edge of front cover, spine flat w i t h o n e v e r y faint crease. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE HITOPADESA AND ITS SOURCES., Sternbach, Ludwik.
4 Sternbach, Ludwik. THE HITOPADESA AND ITS SOURCES.
American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960. 
109 pp, small 4to (10 1/8" H), soft cover. Section headings: Abbreviations; Introductory Note; The Hitopdesa and the Pancatantra; The Hitopadesa and Other Sources; Concluding Note; Tables; Annex; Index. Interior - very soft small crease on first three pages, wrinkling at top corner of last three pages, one page with small corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - area of light edge wear/creasing at top edge of front cover - migrates into first few p ages, wrinkling at top corner of rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
POEMS OF LORD BYRON., Whibley, Charles, selected and introduced by.  (George Gordon Byron.)
5 Whibley, Charles, selected and introduced by. (George Gordon Byron.) POEMS OF LORD BYRON.
London Caxton Hard Cover Good A.S. Forrest, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title. 
262 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in yellow/ orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w tissue-covered frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 colour plates by A.S. Forrest (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Poems; The Curse of Minerva; Child Harold's Pilgrimage (To Ianthe / Portrait of Childe Harold / Scenes in Spain and Portugal / Greece Ancient and Modern / Brussles and Waterloo); The Giaour / The Bride of Abydos (Selim and Zuleika); The Corsair (The Pirate's Isle / Conrad and Gulnare); Lara (The Death of Lara); The Prisoner of Chillon; English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; Beppo (The Carnival of Venice); Don Juan (The Sweets of Life / The Isles of Greece); Dramas (Manfred / Cain); Notes; Glossary; Index of First Lines. Very light browning to free endpapers - lighter on pastedowns, small corner crease on page leaf 105/6, faint water mark staining on bottom of text block, very light browning to edges of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading to colour on spine, light edge wear, faint water marks and light rubbing on rear board, one small soft corner bump. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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