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68 1428 Green J 68 1428 Green J
68/1428 Green, J. Le voyageur sur la terre. Paris, NRF, 1927, 1st ed., 89,(2)p., woodengr. frontisp. portrait by G. AUBERT after J. COCTEAU, printed in 1120 numb. copies (1000), bound by E. HOTAT ET FILS in contemp. floral boards w. mor. letterpiece, t.e.g., orig. wr. pres.

- Small sl. rubbed area on frontwr. from erasing a pencil annot.

= With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED LETTER to the publisher, folded in four and tipped onto first free endpaper, dated "15 Avril 1927". Green sends some lines for the advertisement of the book, and apologises for not having done so earlier. "Les voici: "L'action de ce récit est situé dans une université des Etats-Unis, vers 1890, mais ce jeune homme qui se tue dans une sorte de démence mystique n'est-il pas le frère de bien des étudiants américains, morts récemment dans des circonstances analogues?".

€ (50-70)
68/1429 Green, J. Le voyageur sur la terre. Les clefs de la mort. Christine - Léviathan. Paris, Librairie Plon, 1930, 4 parts in 1 vol., (8),267,(4)p., printed in 723 numb. copies (23), orig. wr.

- Wrapper sl. yellowed and foot of spine frayed, otherwise a fine, unopened and uncut copy.

= One of 23 copies on Chinese. First collected edition of Green's four early novellas.

Idem. L'homme et son ombre. Paris, Éditions du Seuil, 1991, 267,(10)p., printed in 80 numb. copies (60), orig. wr. (fine, unopened copy). Idem. Jeunesse. Ibid., Librairie Plon, 1974, 277,(4)p., printed in 183 numb. copies (70), orig. wr. (fine, uncut and unopened copy). Idem. Ralph et la quatrième dimension. Ibid., Flammarion, 1991, 54,(5)p., printed in 40 numb. copies (15), orig. wr. - AND 4 others by the same, all first and lim. eds., all in orig. wr.: Léviathan (Paris, Plon, 1927, one of 508 copies); Épaves (ibid., idem, 1932); Suite Anglaise (ibid., Les Cahiers de Paris, 1927) and Le mauvais lieu (ibid., Plon, 1977).

€ (70-90)
68 1430 Hellens F 68 1430 Hellens F
68/1430 Hellens, F. "Documents Secrets * 1905-1931". AUTOGRAPH draft, pen and ink, (1 [title]),80,(6) leaves, recto only, 27,6x21,6 cm. (leaf), loose in orig. wrapper w. AUTOGRAPH "Franz Hellens/ Documents Secrets" and numb. "II" in upper left corner frontwr., kept in contemp. cloth box w. mor. letterpiece on spine by P. GROENENDIJK.

- Pagination skips two leaves (p.13 and 18); two leaves numbered "55"; one unnumb. leaf after p.74; 6 leaves unnumb. after p.80. Frontwr. sm. inkstain (also vaguely visible on title-p.); wrappers trifle creased.

= Interesting autograph with accompanying letter by F. HELLENS to "A.J. Greshoff et Eddy du Perron" dated "1930-1931": "Vous m'avez demandé quelques souvenirs sur mes livres, leur origine et leur formation. Comment et pourquoi les ai-je écrits? Je vais essayer de me rappeler. J'essaierai, ne fut-ce que pour m'obliger à reparcourir en pensée la région la plus obscure de moi-même et à méditer quelques moments sur la partie la moins consciente de mon activité." Documents Secrets was first published by A.A.M. Stols in 1932 and dedicated to Greshoff and Du Perron (Van Dijk 278). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXI.

WITH: a typescript article by E. DU PERRON, titled ""L'Enfant et l'Ecuyère", par Franz Hellens" monogrammed in typescript "E.d.P." ((2)p. Two copies: a typescript and a carbon copy. The article was published in the Belgian journal Variétés 1 (1928-1929), no.5 and is not included in Du Perron's Verzameld werk).

€ (250-350) 275
68 1431 d'Hervilly E 68 1431 d'Hervilly E
68/1431 d'Hervilly, E. La belle Saïnara, comédie japonaise en un acte en vers. Paris, A. Lemerre, 1876, 1st ed., (4),40p., contemp. green-blue giltlettered hmor., orig. wr. pres.

- Three bookplates on upper pastedown and first free endpaper.

= Bound with AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION and a small watercolour drawing of a bird by E. d'Hervilly. Vicaire IV, p.81-82.

€ (50-70) 110
68 1432 Hugo V 68 1432 Hugo V
68/1432 Hugo, V. Hernani ou l'Honneur Castillan, Drame, (...) représenté sur le Théatre-Français le 25 Février 1830. Paris, Mame et Delaunay-Vallée, 1830, 1st ed., (4),VII,(1),154p., contemp. gilt green hmor.

- Catalogue clippings on final free endpaper. Outer margin frontcover sm. dented spot. Otherwise fine.

= With tipped-in on verso final blank an AUTOGRAPH LETTER MONOGRAMMED "V.H.", to "Cher Monsieur Bénézit", dated "14 juin", pen and ink, 1 leaf, recto and verso, (2)p.: "je suis charmé d'avoir réussi pour votre cher fils, en même temps que votre lettre excellente, m'arrivait une lettre de Mrss. Rilt[?] et LaRochelle m'[...] qu'ils avaient signé votre fils. Il commencerait par 1e May [...] les grands rôles dans le théâtre Clary qui est encore à M. LaRochelle (...)." The musician Charles Bénézit hade become a friend of Hugo's when in 1855 both of them were in exile on the isle of Jersey. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXI.

€ (400-600) 400
68/1433 Hugo, V. Oeuvres. Paris, E. Flammarion, n.d. (±1930), 22 vols., plates, ills., contemp. unif. richly gilt hmor., t.e.g., sm. 8vo.

- A few vols. spine (sl.) discoloured. = Attractively bound set.

€ (150-250) 150
68 1434 Joyce J 68 1434 Joyce J
68 1434 Joyce J 68 1434 Joyce J
68 1434 Joyce J 68 1434 Joyce J
68/1434 Joyce, J. Ulysses. New York, Random House, 1934, 1st Am. ed., XVII,(1),767,(1)p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. by REICHL.

- Mediocre copy of the first American edition: upper hinge almost split. Frontcover soiled/ stained and mouldy; backcover sl. foxed; wrappers dam.; frontwr. sl. stained and chipped; spine of dustwr. dam., browned and waterstained; backwr. chipped and w. several tears. Sold w.a.f.

= First authorized American edition. Slocum & Cahoon A21. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXIII.

€ (200-300)
68 1435 Joyce J 68 1435 Joyce J
68/1435 Joyce, J. Ulysses. Paris, Shakespeare and Company, August 1925, 6th printing, (6),736p., orig. wr.

- Frontwr. and first ±25 leaves (incl. preliminary pages) sl. dogeared; wrappers trifle foxed; foot of spine sl. chipped; spine sl. yellowed.

= Slocum & Cahoon 17, note. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXIII.

€ (400-600)
68/1436 [Joyce, J.]. Gillespie, M.C. and Stocker, E.B. James Joyce's Trieste Library: A Catalogue of Materials at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. The University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Harry Ramsom Hum. Research Center, 1986, 276p., frontisp., plate, orig. giltlettered cl., sm. 4to. Joyce, S. The Complete Dublin Diary of Stanislaus Joyce. Ed. G.H. Healey. Ithaca/ London, Cornell Univ. Press, 1971, XI,(5),188,(2)p., frontisp., orig. cl. w. (price-clipped) dustwr. Idem. Recollections of James Joyce by his Brother. Engl. transl. E. Mason. New York, The James Joyce Society, 1950, 31,(1)p., printed in 750 numb. copies, orig. wr.

- Wrappers foxed; top of spine worn.

Atherton, J.S. The Books at the Wake. A Study of Literary Allusions in James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake. New York, Viking, 1960, 307,(1)p., orig. cl. (top of spine sl. worn). - AND ±45 others on/ by/ related to the same, the primary texts all later editions, incl. a few translations, i.a. T.E. CONNOLLY (ed.), James Joyce's Scribbledehobble. The Ur-workbook for Finnegan's Wake (n.pl., 1961, plates, orig. cl.); W. POTTS, Portraits of the Artist in Exile (...) (Dublin, 1979, frontisp., ills., orig. rexine w. dustwr.); J. JOYCE, The Critical Writings of James Joyce. Ed. E. Mason and R. Ellmann (London, 1959, 1st ed., orig. cl.) and IDEM, Poems Penyeach (London, 1959, orig. wr.).

- Numerous vols. w. small owner's entry on first blank or (h)title.

€ (100-150) 130
68/1437 Kafka, F. Beim Bau der Chinesische Mauer. Ungedruckte Erzählungen und Prosa aus dem Nachlaß. Ed. M. Brod and H.J. Schoeps. Berlin, G. Kiepenheuer, 1931, 1st ed., 266p., orig. gilt and dec. cl.

- Owner's stamps on first free endpaper and title. Gilt on frontcover rubbed; spine faded; waterst. on back cover.

= Hemmerle p.32; Lame Duck 44.

AND 3 others, i.a. E. HEMINGWAY, A Farewell to Arms (New York, 1929, orig. cl. (w. mounted tickets) Early reprint) and J.-P. SARTRE, Le diable et le bon dieu (Paris, 1951, 1st ed., printed in 1540 numb. copies (1000), orig. dec. boards by M. PRASSINOS).

€ (100-150)
68/1438 Kafka, F. Ein Hungerkünstler. Berlin, Die Schmiede, 1924, 1st ed., 85,(3)p., orig. boards w. printed paper title-piece on frontcover.

- Owner's entry on first free endpaper. Lacks backstrip; covers worn along extremities.

= Published in the series Die Romane des XX. Jahrhunderts. Hemmerle p.27; Lame Duck 34.

AND 10 others, mainly (first) Exil editions, i.a. A. NEUMANN, Der Teufel (Amst., A. de Lange, 1935, orig. hcl. w. (dam.) dustwr.); L. FEUCHTWANGLER, Erfolg. Drei Jahre Geschichte einer Provinz (Amst., Querido, 1934, orig. cl.); K. MANN, Der Vulkan. Roman unter Emigranten (ibid., idem, 1939, 1st ed., orig. cl.) and B. BRECHT, Dreigroschen Roman (Amst., A. de Lange, 1934, 1st ed., orig. wr. Wrappers worn/ dam. and backwr. soiled; dogeared).

€ (100-150) 450
68 1439 Kafka F 68 1439 Kafka F
68/1439 Kafka, F. In der Strafkolonie. Leipsic, K. Wolff, 1919, 1st ed., 68,(1)p., printed in 1000 copies, orig. giltlettered hcalf (orange marbled boards), t.e.g., orig.(?) board slipcase w. lettering in black on spine.

- A few lvs. creased/ dogeared and (sl.) foxed; owner's entry on first free endpaper. Spine sl. sunned.

= Drugulin-Drucke no.4; Lame Duck 26; Hemmerle p.27. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXI.

€ (1.200-1.500) 2200
68/1440 [Kafka, F.]. Binder, H. Kafkas "Verwandlung". Entstehung, Deutung, Wirkung. Frankf. a.M./ Basle, Stroemfeld Verlag, 2004, 589,(17)p., ills., orig. boards, 4to (mint). Reuß, R. and Staengle, P. (ed.). Oxforder Quartheft 17, Die Verwandlung. Ibid., idem, 2003, 2 vols., 172; 93p., full-p. ills. of the manuscript, CD-ROM and facs. ed. of the first book-ed. of Die Verwandlung (Leipsic, 1915), orig. unif. wr. (2x)/ limp board portfolio, 4to, all together in dec. board slipcase (fine). - AND 3 others in 5 vols. on Kafka: R. STACH, Kafka. Die Jahre der Entscheidungen./ Die Jahre der Erkenntnis./ Die frühen Jahre (Frankf. a.M., 2002/ 2008/ 2014, 3 vols., (full-p.) ills., orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr.) and 2 variant eds. of P.-A. ALT, Franz Kafka, Der ewige Sohn. Eine Biographie (Munich, 2005/ 2008, orig. cl. w. dustwr./ "Sonderausgabe" in orig. boards).
€ (70-90) 70
68 1441 Kerouac J 68 1441 Kerouac J
68/1441 Kerouac, J. The Dharma Bums. New York, The Viking Press, 1958, 1st ed., (6),244p., orig. cl. w. dustwr.

- Dustwr. rubbed/ sl. worn and frayed, w. marginal tears and sm. imperfections, and strengthened on verso at foot of spine.

€ (150-250)
68 1442 Kerouac J 68 1442 Kerouac J
68 1442 Kerouac J 68 1442 Kerouac J
68/1442 Kerouac, J. On the Road. New York, The Viking Press, 1957, 1st ed., (4),310p., orig. cl. w. dustwr.

- Sl. yellowed. Dustwr. some sl. soiling/ foxing and worn at edges, w. (very) sm. portions lacking at top of backstrip and (2x) at top edge of backwr.; tear and creases at foot of backstrip of dustwr.; decoration of backstrip sl. sunned. On the whole a fine copy.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXIII.

€ (1.000-1.500)
68 1443 Kesey K 68 1443 Kesey K
68/1443 Kesey, K. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. New York, Viking Press, 1962, 1st ed., 2nd printing, (8),311p., orig. cl. w. dustwr.

- Upper hinge starting at foot. Dustwr. price-clipped and trifle worn at edges; backstrip of dustwr. sl. sunned.

€ (50-70) 70
68 1444 Khlebnikov V 68 1444 Khlebnikov V
68/1444 Khlebnikov, V. Stikhi (Poems). (Moscow), n.publ., n.d. (1923), 64p., frontisp. portrait, orig. wr. by A. BORISOV.

= One of the first posthumously published collected works.

€ (100-150) 210
68/1445 Kock, P. de. (Works). Brussels, Libr. Encyclopédique de Perichon etc., 1830-1838, 24 works in 90 parts bound in 44 vols., contemp. unif. gilt and blindst. darkblue hmor. w. marbled edges, sm. 8vo.

- A few vols. trifle foxed. A few vols. backstrip sl. rubbed. A fine and attractively bound set.

€ (150-250)
68/1446 Koopman, L. Anny Antoine. Sa vie, nos conversations littéraires. Amst., the author, 1968, 308,(3)p., col. portrait, printed in 150 numb,. copies, orig. wr. Badré, F. Paulhan le juste. Paris, Grasset, 1996, 326,(9)p., orig. wr. David, A. Dominique Aury. (Paris), Leo Scheer, 2006, 550,(10)p., orig. wr. - AND 3 others, i.a. M. LEYMARIE, Albert Thibautet (Villeneuve d'Ascq, 2006, orig. wr.).
€ (40-60)
68 1447 La Fontaine J de 68 1447 La Fontaine J de
68/1447 La Fontaine, J. de. Oeuvres. Ed. H. Regnier. Paris, Hachette & Cie., 1883-1897, 12 vols. (incl. "album" w. 4 portraits and 4 (facs.) plates), contemp. unif. giltlettered hmor., t.e.g.

- Occas. sl. foxed. = Incl. the often lacking album (sl. larger sized than the text vols.).

€ (250-350)