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Goethe. Genie et Destinee.
Paris: Albin Michel, (1949). First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on "Velin de Renage".
Octavo, finely bound in half blue morocco, with gilt titling and decoration, top edge gilt, pp. 490, ; illustrated. Fine.
$350.00 Book Number: 2273 Order / Enquire
BURGARD, Peter J.
Idioms of Uncertainty. Goethe and the Essay.
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, (1992). First edition
Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 9642 Order / Enquire
CHESTERFIELD, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1774. First edition, later state with correction made on page 55 of volume I.
Two volumes, quarto, quarter bound in plum morocco and pale green boards, paper labels, pp. , vii, [1 blank], 568; , 606, [1 errata]. Engraved frontispiece portrait in volume I. Text quite clean, lacks preliminary leaf (half title?) in each volume, boards a bit discoloured, spines unevenly faded, else a very good set. [Extra Postage]
$1150.00 Book Number: 14099 Order / Enquire
(COCHRANE, Charles Norris). Addison, Joseph. Chosen and Edited by John Richard Green.
Essays of Joseph Addison.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. Reprint, a volume in Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series.
16 cm x 11 cm, publisher's dark blue cloth, pp. xxiviii, (378), + (2) pp. catalogue for the Golden Treasury series; portrait of Addison in centre of title page. This volume bears the ownership signature of classical scholar Charles Norris Cochrane, (1889-1945), author of "Christianity and Classical Culture", 1940. George [Parkin] Grant considered "Christianity and Classical Culture" to be "the most important book ever written by a Canadian". Harold Innis referred to it as "the first major Canadian contribution to the intellectual history of the West". Here, Cochrane has made five brief references to the text in pencil on the rear pastedown endpaper, and an ink note to at least one page. Scratch to front cover (6 cm long), else a very good copy.
$45.00 Book Number: 20198 Order / Enquire
(COCHRANE, Charles Norris). Heine, Heinrich. Selected and Arranged with Notes by C.A. Buchheim.
Lieder und Gedichte.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1907. Reprint, a volume in Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series.
16 cm x 11 cm, publisher's dark blue cloth, pp. xxix, 376, + (4) pp. catalogue for the Golden Treasury series; portrait of Heine in centre of title page. This volume bears the ownership initials (C.N.C), of classical scholar Charles Norris Cochrane, (1889-1945), author of "Christianity and Classical Culture", 1940. George [Parkin] Grant considered "Christianity and Classical Culture" to be "the most important book ever written by a Canadian". Harold Innis referred to it as "the first major Canadian contribution to the intellectual history of the West". Faint dampstain to upper right corner of front cover, imprint at base of spine slightly rubbed, else a very good copy.
$45.00 Book Number: 20199 Order / Enquire
In Mind of Johnson. A Study of Johnson the Rambler.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1989). First American edition.
Corner bumped, else near fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 9649 Order / Enquire
(DICKINSON, Emily, Anne Bradstreet Adrienne Rich). Martin, Wendy.
An American Triptych. Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, (1984). First edition.
A fine copy in a considerably faded dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 7377 Order / Enquire
English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century. 1700-1740.
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1959. First edition.
Fine copy, no dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 5802 Order / Enquire
(GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von). Bennett, Benjamin.
Goethe's Theory of Poetry. Faust and the Regeneration of Language.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1986). First edition.
8vo., brown cloth, pp. 352. Corners of covers are bumped, else very good in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13420 Order / Enquire
GOLDONI, Carlo. Edited by Clifford Bax. Translated by Clifford Bax, Marguerite Tracy, Herbert & Eleanor Farjeon.
Four Comedies. (Mine Hostess; The Impresario from Smyrna; The Good Girl; The Fan).
Printed by the Curwen Press For Cecil Palmer, Oakley House, Bloomsbury St., London, 1922. #216 of 500 copies signed by Palmer.
22.5 cm x 15 cm, grey boards backed in linen, paper spine label, pp. xiv, 320. Goldoni was a Venetian who lived in the Eighteenth Century. Boards and spine label are toned, edge of top board with two slight bumps, corners of boards are worn bare. No wrapper. Attractive book.
$40.00 Book Number: 11953 Order / Enquire
GRIERSON, Sir Herbert J. C.
Cross Currents in English Literature of the XVII Century.
London: Chatto and Windis, 1951. Third impression.
8vo., red brick cloth, pp. xiv, ; index. Previous owner's name/place/date and small numerals on endpaper, slight foxing to endpapers, else fine in a very good in dust jacket, with several tears and small chips.
$16.50 Book Number: 9023 Order / Enquire
GROSS, Gloria S.
This Invisible Riot of the Mind : Samuel Johnson's Psychological Theory
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1992). First edition.
Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 9643 Order / Enquire
JACKSON, Wallace; Yoder, R. Paul. (Editors).
Critical Essays on Alexander Pope.
New York: G.K. Hall & Co., (1993). First edition.
Octavo, burgundy cloth, pp. [ix], 200. A fine copy, as issued without dust jacket.
$85.00 Book Number: 12173 Order / Enquire
(JOHNSON, Samuel). Introduction and Notes by J.D. Fleeman.
The Sale Catalogue of Samuel Johnson's Library. A Facsimile Edition.
Victoria: University of Victoria / English Literary Studies, 1975. First edition.
Octavo, stapled card covers, pp. 118. Near fine.
$19.25 Book Number: 13022 Order / Enquire
(MONTAGU, Mary Wortley). Lowenthal, Cynthia.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1994). First edition.
Octavo, lavender cloth, pp. x, 261. Montagu was one of the most important women writers of the early eighteenth century. Includes some material on her experiences in Turkey. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 10638 Order / Enquire