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London: Oxford University Press, 1965. 5 volumes. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Noted Indexes and (black and white) Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. Small 8vos, handsomely rebound by Sangorsky and Sutcliffe in 3/4 green crushed morocco over green cloth, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt, gilt stamped spines (spines slightly toned). London: Oxford University Press, (1965). A fine set.
London: Heinemann, 1947. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. 252 pages, slim small 8vo, 3/4 orange calf (spine slightly toned, very light rubbing of extremities) over marbled boards, decoratively gilt stamped spine with raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. London: Heinemann, 1947. A near fine copy.
Paris: Hachette, 1878. Revision du texte original et preface par Gaston Paris. Illustrated with 9 lovely engraved plates. [4 blank], xxxi, 104, [4 blank]pp with text in French. Each text page is printed within a red border. Short thin 4to, elegantly bound by David in full dark green morocco; ornate gilt-tooled covers and spine; wide inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Paris: Libraire Hachette, 1878. Joints and edges a bit rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce and beautiful edition in...
Paris: 1761. Engraved title page. 47 pages. Slim 12mo, older brown boards with plain cloth spine. (Paris), 1761. First Edition. Scarce. Front enpaper lacking, otherwise a very good clean copy of this uncommon book. Tale of love; an early work by the noted French poet and man of letters. Not in Brunet.
London: Edw. Jones, 1692. 174 pages, slim 12mo, handsomely rebound in full brown polished calf, blind stamped pattern on both covers and red leather spine labels. In the Savoy: Printed by Edw. Jones, for Henry Herringman, London, 1692. Seventh Edition. Near fine. The text was written by Boyle when he was but 22 years old and is in the form of a letter addressed to Lindamor, 'a learned youth, well-born and well-bred.' It was suggested that this imaginary character, who...
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1975. Illustrated in black and white. 338 pages, 8vo, gilt-stamped burgundy leather, all edges gilt, light blue silk moire endpapers. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1975. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. 100 Greatest Books of All Time series.
New York: Putnam, 1906. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with 6 full-page sepia plates each protected with lettered tissue, and 20 text pages with large colored headpieces and decorations. Tall 8vo, the original vellum boards with handsome gilt-stamped design by Margaret Armstrong are preserved, but the book has been re-backed in plain gray cloth, a.e.g. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1906). First Edition thus. Limited Edition - number 95 of only 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. The limitation page...
Paris: Lemerre, 1889. Frontispiece portrait in sepia, xv + 185 pages, untrimmed, rubricated title. 16mo, rebound in 3/4 tan calf, gilt spine, marbled boards with the original printed wrappers bound in, top edge gilt. (hinges a bit dry). Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1889. Very good (+). Limited, number 8 of only 10 numbered copies on papier de Chine. Previous owners name on original wrapper.
Paris: Carrington, 1901. Translated from the original by A.R. Allinson. 2 vols., decorations at chapter headings, title in red and black, slim 8vo, rebound in 3/4 blue cloth, leather spine labels; (corners lightly bumped, pp. 17 and 19 in contents of vol. II torn with some loss of text). Text printed on India paper, original printed wrappers bound in. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1901, 1902. Very good (+).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905. Selected and edited by Charles Eliot Norton. 85 pages, title in red and black, slim tall 12mo, vellum spine (a trifle darkened) over brown boards (one small spot on back board). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905. A near fine copy. This book contains "all of Donne's Love Poems, save such as offend by a license of speech more pardonable at the time... than it is to-day..." A limited edition. Number 514 of 535 copies.