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Art and Science. A study of Alberti, Piero Della Francesca and Giorgione

By: Stokes, Adrian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NewYork, Book Collectors Society: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 010280

Condition: Fine


Limited Edition of 250; Hand-numbered 80. Red polished calf with gilt titles and decorations; Top Edge Gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 8vo; 22.5 cm; 8.75 inches tall. [6] 75 [28] pages with index followed by b/w illustrations. Adrian Stokes (1902 - 1972) was a British writer and painter, known principally as an influential art critic. He was also a published poet. This book was originally published in 1949. View more info

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... Moliere Comedies

By: Translation of Donald M. Frame

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, The Franklin Library,: 1985<br>

Seller ID: 007872


Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.This edition contains: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; The Imaginary Invalid; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Miser; and Taruffe or, The Impostor. He wrote in the 17th century.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Leatherette. View more info

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... The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: Translation of Edward Bouverie Pusey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, The Franklin Library,: 1982.

Seller ID: 007873


Confessions is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between AD 397 and 400. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titlesThe work outlines St. Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever wri... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 010583

Condition: New


Red faux-leather boards with raised spine bands; title and decorations stamped in gilt; all edges gilt. Illustrations of Edward Ardizzone.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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America: from Of Time and the River

By: Wolfe, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition. thus

Seller ID: 010203

Condition: Very Good


A very good, collectible copy.From the colophon: "A limited edition has been printed at the Norman Press on Linweav Early American paper. Bound by the John F. Cuneo Company in Holliston's Zepplin cloth...conceived as a project by a class in Typography and Design conducted at the Harrison Commercial Art Institute." The text was selected and excerpted from Wolfe's Of Time and the River. Red publisher's cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated dust jacket... View more info

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The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's

By: [Solomon]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1935

Seller ID: 010279

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. Limited to 5,000 copies; though each is unique due to the hand painted initials. The 30 unnumbered pages are French-folded. 8vo; 25.5 cm; 10.12 in. tall. Publisher's illustrated tooled black cloth. Stamped gilt text on the spine. Yellow-gold end pages are illustrated. The repeated illustrated pages form a wide margin for the bordered text. Each chapter begins with an ornate woodblock decorative initial over two inches in height. and each ini... View more info