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Le Droit De La Guerre, Et De La Paix.
Book Description: Emanual Thourneisen, Basle, 1746. New Translation by Jean Barbeyrac. 4to. Vellum, soiled moderate wear upper spines (partial loss of ink lettering) else slightly worn, Minor mildew stains to rear endpapers, ink notations in an old hand on front pastedowns. Contents crisp. Engraved Frontis in Volume I, several engraved headpieces.
Chapuis, Alfred; Edmond Droz;
[Translated By Alec Reid]
Automata A Historical and Technological Study
Neuchatel/Editions Du Griffon/Central Book Company, Inc.
New York 1958. Hardcover, Very Good, No dustjacket.
Boards show minor wear and soiling. Overall clean and tight. Text in English.
Book # 24630
Good-Bye To All That An Autobiography
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
Hardcover with dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good.
1st ed., 1st issue with the Siegfried Sassoon poem on pgs. 341-343. 8vo., 448 pgs. Dj edgeworn and moderately soiled. Smallish 5/8" in diameter light brown satin at rear top of dj. 5/8" closed tear at top front. Light chipping at top of dj's spine. Boards show minor soiling and edgewear. Usual tanning to flyleaves where dj's inner flaps do not extend. Tops of pages lightly dusted and soiled. Pages partially uncut.
I, Claudius From The Autobiography Of Tiberius Claudius, Emperor Of The Romans
Paradine, London 1977
Near Fine, No jacket, Full morocco with slipcase
Number 95 of 100 copies SIGNED by Graves and issued in Royal Purple full morocco with gilt title and raised bands on spine, borders and coin device at front board blocked in gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. A beautiful copy with no discernible defects and with its slipcase in near fine condition.
Book # 24486
Nietzsche, Friedrich; [Oscar Levy Ed.]
The Complete Works 17 Volumes + Who Is The Master of the World
Description: Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 17 + 1 Volumes. Blue cloth; slightly worn and soiled, some spines faded and some corners mildly bumped. 17 Vols. (No Index). + Vol. 18 Who Is Master Of The World. The First Complete and Authorised English Translation. 1) Thoughts Out of Season; 2) Early Greek Philosophy and Other Essays; 3) The Birth of Tragedy; 4) The Future of Our Educational Institutions; 5) Thoughts Out Of Season Part 2; 6 & 7) Human All-Too-Human, Parts 1 & 2; 8) The Case of Wagner and We Philologists; 9) Dawn of the Day; 10) The Joyful Wisdom; 11) Thus Spake Zarathrustra; 12) Beyond Good and Evil; 13) The Geneaology of Morals; 14 & 15) The Will To Power, Parts 1 & 2; 16) Twilights of the Idols and the Antichrist; 17) Ecce Homo; + 18) Who Is master of the World by A.M. Ludovici. Mixed issue set: 10 volumes are firsts; six are seconds; 2 are 3rds. Limitations range from a 1000 to 200 copies per edition. Printing errors: Both Birth of Tragedy and Future of our Educational systems labeled Volume 3; Case of Wagner, Vol. 8, limitation page states 1st edition, but title page says third ed. Vol. 8 signed and inscribed by editor, Oscar Levy/ London, February 1921. Bookseller Inventory # 24486
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