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PASTERNAK, EVG.,
Boris Pasternak Materialy Dlya Biografii.
. Moskva, Sov. Pis. 687pp. many photographs, hardback. with autograph dedication by the author, Boris' son, signed and dated 2. VIII.'90.
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PAVLOVICH,L. (ED.)
Odlomtsi Rumunske Proze
. U redaktsii, prevodu i s predgovorom L.Pavlovich. Beograd, 1940; 85pp. bound; spine rubbed, corners bumped. Signed and dated 26-VII-1957 by L.Pavlovich.[DR-M].
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PERRYMAN, K. (ED.)
Babel Volumes Vi, Vii, Viii and X
. BABEL VI; includes the first appearance in English of several of Samuel Beckett's Mirlitonnades, and previously unpublished work by André du Bouchet, George Mackay Brown, Max Frisch, Marius Kociejowski, Laurence Lerner and William Radice; new translations into English of poems by Heine, Rilke, Baudelaire and Verlaine, into German of poems by R. S. Thomas, Richard Wilbur and Geoffrey Hill. / BABEL VII: includes previously unpublished work by Ted Hughes, John Latham, Karl Krolow, Günter Kunert, Sheenagh Pugh, Seán Rafferty, William Stafford, and translations of poems by Paul Celan. / BABEL VIII: includes previously unpublished work by W. S. Graham (two poems), Sheenagh Pugh, Stephen Spender, Claude Vigée and Richard Wilbur; new translations of poems by Celan, Nietzsche and Rilke into English, of poems by Geoffrey Hill, Seán Rafferty and R. S. Thomas into German; and an essay (in German) on translating poetry by Bruno Weinhals. / BABEL X: includes previously unpublished poems in English by D. V. Cooke, Peter Green, David Mason Heminway, Christopher Jenkin-Jones, David Kuhrt, Christopher Middleton, Sheenagh Pugh and Peter Russell; and new translations into English of poems by Baudelaire and Mallarmé (by Michael Croshaw) and of poems by Richard Exner; new translations into German of work by George Mackay Brown, Basil Bunting and R. S. Thomas; and new poems in German. Founded in 1983, BABEL is devoted to new poetry in English, German and, occasionally, French, and to new translations of poetry (always with the original poems). BABEL is not avant-garde or post-anything. Each issue of BABEL presents work by unknown poets, but BABEL prints their work alongside previously unpublished material by well known authors such as Samuel Beckett, Anne Beresford, George Mackay Brown, Jean Genet, Ted Hughes, Friederike Mayröcker, Sheenagh Pugh, R.S. Thomas, Claude Vigée and Richard Wilbur. The poems are set in Bodoni, the titles in Helvetica Light; 72-80pp. offset lithography on laid paper; 25 x 18.5 cm, sewn; light grey Conqueror wrappers.perfect bound in printed wrappers.) TOGETHER 4 VOLUMES OF THE SERIES [ST].
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PESSOA, FERNANDO:
Gedichte Des Alberto Caeiro Aus Der Hueter Der Herden . Ausgewaehlt Und Illustriert Von Karl Bohrmann.
. Aus dem Portugiesischen übersetzt von Georg Rudolf Lind). Hamburg, Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1991.] circa 34,2 x 24,2 cm. etwa 40 Seiten mit 17 ganzseitigen Farbsiebdrucken von Karl Bohrmann Original-Rohleinen mit Rückentitel und Deckeleindruck in blau und Schwarz. Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert, Jahresgabe für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft in limitierter Auflage 1990-1991 Ausführung: Gerd] Hoffrath, Roßdorf. In 1300 Expl. bei der Lehrdruckerei der TH Darmstadt in Schneidler-Mediaeval auf Velin Lana Royal-Bütten gedruckt, Impressum von Karl Bohrmann E. Druck der farbigen OSiebdrucke durch Gert Hoffrath, Roßdorf, unter Aufsicht des Künstlers Ausgezeichnet als eines der 50 schönsten Bücher des Jahres und zudem mit dem "Preis der Stiftung Buchkunst 1991" ausgezeichnet. Schoenes Exemplar / fine copy.
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PETITS CONTEURS DU XVIIIE SIECLE,
Three Volumes of This Series.
. a bibliophile edition published in Paris in the 1870s & 1880s. as follows; DE BOUFFLERS, Contes. Paris, 1872; lxxiv, 255pp. with port. front. two engravings & folding facs.; CAZOTTE, Contes. Paris, 1880; xxx, 219pp. with port. front. two engravings & folding facs.; DE MONCRIFF, Contes. Paris, 1879; xliv, 253pp. with port. front. two engravings & a few illustrations after an early edition; pu blisher's printed wrps; splits in front joints, prelims min. foxed. "Tirage a petit nombre". Each volume is prefaced with a bio-bibliogr. notice by Octave Uzanne & EACH IS OFFERED WITH TWO FOLDERS O F SEPARATELY ISSUED ETCHINGS (a suite of six with captions, & three suites of six in sepia, ochre & black, "avant la lettre" on l.p.) by Mongin after Poirson, Gery- Bichard, & Gaujean after Paul Avril resp in extremely limited editions. Folders brittle.
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PIGAFETTA, PHILIPPE OR EDOUARD LOPEZ,
Le Congo.
0. 1883. La Veridique Description du Royaume Africain, Appelé, tant par les Indigènes que par les Portugais, le Congo, telle qu'elle a ete tirée récémment des explorations d'Édouard Lopez, par Philippe Pigafetta, qui l'a mise en langue italienne. Traduite pour la première fois en français sur l'edition latine fait par les frères de Bry, en 1598 ..Bruxelles, J.J.Gay, 1883; 213pp. title printed in red and black, with three folding maps; publisher's printed wrappers; two creases in front wrapper, slight bump to top of inner margins of the last c. 60 pp.two gatherings working loose, pages partly unopened. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. Apparently the first edition in French. Even the publisher is unsure to whom to attribute the work: although the title-page names the author as Philippe Pigafetta (translated by Leon Cahun), the spine gives Ed. Lopez as author, rather than as principle source. Rare.
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VAN DER POST, LAURENS
The Heart of the Hunter
. Hogarth Press, 2nd impression 1961. Page edges dusty/sl. marked, red cloth binding with bumped corners and top/bottom spine the latter also sl. sunned, soiled unclipped dustwrapper frayed and worn at edges and corners, small tears at bottom and top of d/j. With a long handwriiten dedicationto a Margaret Donington Powell in ink by her loving and ever grateful Oswald followed by good wishes from the author, dated May 6, 1962, in a sl. different colour of ink. signed in full Laurens van der Post. [DR-M].
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POURTALES, GUY DE,
Monclar
. Éditions De La Nouvelle Revue Française Paris 1926 , 269pp. Couverture Imprimée First edition. Ed. Numérotée Exemplaire réimposé dans le format in-quarto tellière, sur papier vergé Lafuma-Navarre au filigrane nrf Fait partie des 105 exemplaires destinés aux bibliophiles de "La Nouvelle Revue Française" numérotés de I à CV - Exemplaire N° LXXXVII L, Imprimé pour M. Leon Guinotte. unopened, untrimmed margins, large margins, text sl. darkened.
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Book number: F2192
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NONESUCH PRESS
Prospectus & Retrospectus of the Nonesuch Press 1932
. 16 pp. After the foreword sigmed F.M, V.M. D.G. [ Francis Meynell, his wife Vera Mendel, and David Garnett ] the prospectus announces an exhibition of engravings by Stephen Gooden at the Ulysses bookshop and the following new titles: Some recollections of Oscar wilde by Charles Ricketts and J.P. Raymond; Butleriana; John dryden: the complete dramatic works; John Donne: the sermon of Valediction at his going into Germany pp. 1 - 8 and is followed by the retrospectus of the limited editions of the press 1923 - 1932 pp. 9-12; List of the unlimited editions pp. 13 - 16. Text set in Monotype Plantin on grey laid paper watermarked 'NONESUCH'; pink wrappers loosely glued over endpapers, printed in black, printed at the University press, Cambridge, partly unopened. vertical crease trhoughout and wrps a bit soiled. J.Thornton & son's date stamp June 8 1932 on front cover, Cr8vo.( private press ).
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PRIESTLEY, J.B.
Different Inside
. The Kit-kat Press, Moreton in the Marsh; 8vo; 14pp (heavy paper); publisher's card wrappers with blue free endpapers; frontispiece; rear board has small surface crease & a few tiny marks, otherwise fine. LIMITED EDITION reprint of an essay from "Self-selected Essays", of which this is no 141 of 200 copies.[ST]( private press ).
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BIBESCO (PRINCESSE)
Croisade Pour L'anemone (Lettres de Terre Sainte)
. Paris, Plon, 239pp. paperback, grubby soiled covers, edges covers frayed, spine with some damage, text browned, With the author's handwritten dedication to Edith Wharton, signed and dated Fevrier 1932. ? Marthe (Martha) Bibesco, 1886 - 1973, Paris), née Marta Lucia or Marthe Lucie Lahovary (also spelled Lahovari), Romanian-French writer.
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TSJECHISCH QUARTET
Een Studie Gewijd Aan de Illustraties Exlibris En Gelegenheidsgrafiek Van de Tsjechische Grafici: V. Cinybulk, M. Florian, J. Lukavsky, P. Simon
. Vertalingen: Ine Bartosik-Woudstra. (De Gouden Hommel, Deel X) Nijmegen, Stichting de Getijden pers, 1958; 95pp; with plates in b/w and colour (some tipped-in) and some illustrations in the text, 53 original wood cuts, several in fine colours, lithographs and etchings, all by the four artists, 4 Etchings signed by Pavel Simon ; bound in original cloth; cloth v sl used, small inscription on paste-down e.p. etchings protected by tissues, very good. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies , this is the copy numbered 125, printed on Supra text paper, typography and binding designed by Wim Zwiers. All illustrations printed from the original woodblocks and copper plates. Summaries in German, French and English. [DR-M].
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Book number: 030401
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signaturebook Wim Meeuws Dutch Artists Limited Editions Netherlands Czech Czechoslovakia

 
RAINE, K.,
What Is Man?
. Ipswich,Golgonooza Press, 1980; 24pp.; orig. pr. wrps; One of of the 50 signed copies of the limited edition of 500 numbered copies . First edition. Octavo. 24 pages. Wrappers. An essay originally contributed to a Conference on Education at Dartington Hall in 1979. this is number 9. Fine copy( private press ).
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RESTIF DE LA BRETONNE,
La Petite Laitière.
. Lithographies en couleurs par Lubin de Beauvais. Paris, 1911; 36pp. with frontisp. title-page port. vign. and 3 large col. vignettes [mounted on the pages]; orig. wrps; very sl. foxing, mostly towards the end, small marginal stain to four pages; one of an edition of 500 copies. this is number 172 of the 425 copies on fine Hollande à la forme paper. paper.
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Book number: 012525
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ROHSE, OTTO
Einhundert Holzstiche - Cent Gravures Sur Bois - One Hundred Wood Engravings .
. Eine Auswahl der Holzstiche von 1951-1990. Einführung von Eva-Maria Hanebutt-Benz. Hamburg, Otto Rohse Presse 1990 [1991]. 4°. XIX, 230 Seiten. Mit 100 Orig.-Holzstichen. Orig.-Broschur. 30 x 19 cm. 231 S. (Sigill. Blätter für Buch und Kunst. Heft 3 und 4, Folge X). Illustrierte Original-Broschur. Hamburg, Otto Rohse Presse 1990. Gedruckt in 1400 numerierten und von Otto Rohse signierten Exemplaren. Alle Holzstiche sind von den Stöcken abgezogen. Mit einem Beitrag von Eva-Maria Hanebutt-Benz "Zu Otto Rohses Holzstichen". Mit einem maschinengeschriebenen Brief an den Verleger Fr. Wittig, datiert 29.9.1995, signiert von Rohse in dem er eine neues Werk anbietet; ausserdem die Einladung zur Ausstellung Otto Rohse Buchkunst in Hamburg, Oktober 1995 und Prospektus fuer Otto Rohse Werkverzeichnis der Kupferstiche.
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DE ROOS
Tien Jaar "de Roos" 1945-1955, and, Stichting de Roos Catalogus 1956-1960
De Roos. Holland, 1956 and 1961; qto; 63 & 46pp; both illustrated; in original paper covers; crease in upper corner (first catalogue) and dent to one corner & head of spine (second catalogue); contents in clean condition. Two fully descriptive catalogues by the Dutch bibliophile foundation De Roos. (stichting De Roos) [ST].
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Book number: F1327
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RUFFER, V., & A.J. TAYLOR (ED.)
Medieval Studies Presented to Rose Graham. [
. Printed For The Subscribers By Oxford University Press, 1950, VII, 250pp. First Edition. v.g. Hardback. No Dustjacket. Frontispiece portrait. ? Dominica Legge's copy with her signature and dated 1950 in ink on f.e.p. loosely inserted are 2 signed letters and a postcard from Rose Graham to Prof. Legge and one more letter signed Pope (the medievalist ?) and 2 newspaper review cuttings. [ DR-M bot ].
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM - WHITTINGTON PRESS
Sonnets
. Illustrated with wood engravings by Hellmuth Weissenborn. in three-quarter red morocco. The Acorn Press, 1982 One of an edition of 350 copies printed at the Whittington Press. Each sonnet is preceded by one of Weissenborn's fine coloured wood engravings. Weissenborn, a German-born artist, immigrated to England in 1939 and illustrated fifteen books for the Whittington Press. An exquisite edition The press printed this volume on loose sheets for the Acorn press and these were bound into full red leather by special order only at the time.( private press ).
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Book number: F0034
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
Venus and Adonis
. Paris, Harrison of Paris. 1930. This is the unauthorized facsimile reprint of number 307 of the 440 copies printed on Arches vellum paper of the limited edition of 475 copies of which the original was signed by the designer Monroe Wheeler and printed by Ducros & Colas. This copy is a reprint produced in the USA, but without any further details of the "pirate" printer. Yale university's Beinecke room, where the press' papers are held do mention this reprint. [ Harrison of Paris, YCAL MSS 148 ] In 1979 Horace Hart wrote an article on this unauthorized reprint. Paper wrappers, the edges of the text are very sl. darkened. [DR 2 ]( private press ).
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Book number: F0650
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SIEBURG, FRIEDRICH
Hundertmal Gabriele
. Stuttgart, 1964; with 8 tonal drawings, reproduced in red; bound in publ. green cloth, title gilt; neat and near-fine in plain slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, numbered 57 of only 200 copies, and SIGNED by the author.
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Book number: 030389
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SMITH,R.E.F.
Sable and Sputnik.
. An Inaugural Lecture delivered in the University of Birmingham on 9th November, 1967; 16pp. paper; covers evenly soiled. Signed by the author [ DR - M - 2 acht ].
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Book number: R70448
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STENDHAL (H.BEYLE),
Chroniques Italiennes Suivies de Vanina Vanini.
. Textes presentes et commentes par R. Andre. Illustrations de R.Moretti [Lettres francaises. Coll. de l'Imprimerie Nationale]. Paris, 1986; 391pp. with front./title illus. & 11 plates, all in colour b y Moretti, and further b.& w. plates ("Iconographie"); publisher's red leather, gilt, t.e.g. A bibliophile edition, hand-set in a Garamond type-face and finely bound in full red leather.
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Book number: 002681
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STEWART, J[OHN] I[NNES] M[ACKINTOSH] STEWART (1906 - 1973 )
Shakespeare's Lofty Scene.
. Annual Shakespeare lecture of the British academy.(from the proceedings of the British academy volume LVII ) Oxford University press, 1971, 18pp. printed wrappers. ? the author, also known as Michael Innes , the pseudonym he used for his crime novels, was professor of English at Oxford. On the front cover is a long dedication in ink to David [Luke] mentioning Wystan's [Auden] Festschrift and dated 30 Oct 1971. [ DR - M ].
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Book number: F0351
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SUMNER, B.,
Survey of Russian History.
. Duckworth, London, 1944, 464pp.plates,illustrated, first edition. bound, text yellowed more so towards the end and the notes on books, pp 451 - 456 are underlined in red, inner hinges cracked but boards attached. Ex-libris on first paste-down. top/bottom spine frayed. with and hanwritten note by the author (warden of All Souls, Oxford ) dated 24 VI 1950, his obituary from The Times. also a handwritten card from ...Hill sent from St. Petersburg 1900 (= Dame Elizabeth Hill ?) [RL 2/1].
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Book number: F1111
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SURVILLE-DE BALZAC, LAURE
A Une Amie de Province. Lettres de Laure Surville-de Balzac 1831 - 1837 Publiées Par André Chancerel Et J. -N. Faure-Biguet.
. La Palatine à la librairie Plon, 1932 (La Palatine), x + 243pp. frontisp. 3 portraits, 1 engraving & 1 facsimile. Pa. LIMITED EDN. One of the 20 numbered copies with large margins on Hollande Van Gelder paper, in protected dust wrappers.
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Book number: 009197
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