916 - 1040 FOREIGN LITERATURE
- Wr. trifle fingersoiled; sm. stamp on backwr. A fine copy.
= Comprises i.a. no.1: T. HARDY, Yuletide in a younger World (col. plate after A. RUTHERSTON); 8: T.S. ELIOT, Journey of the Magi (frontwr. and plate by E. MCKNIGHT KAUFFER) and 15: E. SITWELL, Popular Song (col. plate by E. BAWDEN).
- Vol. 2 and 3 waterstained in upper margin. All vols. spine dam.
- Uncut copy; (sl.) foxed. Paper over spines dam.
= Fine, attractively bound set.
- Occas. sl. foxed. Spines sl. rubbed.
= Complete set, with the final three volumes on the works of De Balzac.
- Spine sl. worn; wr. frayed.
Idem. Katilina. Ibid., idem, 1919, 1st ed., 69,(1)p., orig. wr., sm. 8vo.
- Front- and backwr. waterst. along fore-edge.
AND 3 others by the same, published by "Skythen" Verlag (Berlin), all in Russian.
- Endpapers trifle soiled. Bindings rubbed along extremities.
AND 3 vols. of the same work (vol. 1-3, contemp. gilt calf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, 8vo).
- Dedication in ballpoint on verso frontwr.; sm. tear in bookblock (partly closed).
= Rare booklet of memoires about Vladimir Mayakovsky and the puppy he and Lilya Brik one day found along the road and decided to adopt. Mayakovsky was very fond of his pet and at one point started to sign his letters with a drawing of a puppy, representing himself. Published in Perm' (named Molotov between 1940-1957) during the evacuation of Moscow.
= De Crauzat 549.
Champsaur, F. La Gomme. Ibid., E. Dentu, 1889, 6th ed., 218,(6)p., ills. by CARAN D'ACHE, L. MARS and F. ROPS, contemp. gilt hmor., orig. wr. pres.
- Upper hinge broken but holding on cords; lower hinge weak/ almost broken; occas. a sm. foxed spot. Joints rubbed.
= Monod 2548; Carteret V, p.45: "Livre rare et documentaire sur cette époque, curieusement illustré par des artistes de talent." Published in the same year as the first edition.
AND 7 others, i.a. T.A. STEINLEN, Dans la Vie. Cent dessins en couleurs. Introd. C. de Saint-Croix (ibid., 1901, 8th ed., 100 (pochoir-col.) plates (incl. portr.) by T.A. STEINLEN, contemp. pict. cl.); M. BOUKAY, Chansons Rouges (ibid., (1896), plates by T.A. STEINLEN, modern hcl., orig wr. pres.).
- Owner's entry on first free endpaper. Joints and top of spine dam.; backstrip rubbed; worn along extremities.
= Goedeke V, p.430, 7-11.
- Both vols. backstrip renewed and wrappers reattached (yellowed/ sl. creased and w. traces of sellotape).
= First publication in bookform of the author's debut.
- Covers dampstained; contents occas. trifle foxed, but otherwise fine.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXIII.
- Trifle foxed. Sl. duststained along edges.
= One of 400 numb. copies handbound by Earle Gray, with a col. serigraph frontisp. portrait by R. CRUMB, signed in pencil.
= One of 376 numbered copies, bound in half cloth, with a colour silkscreen by the author.
Bukowski, C. and Martinelli, S. Beerspit Night and Cursing. The Correspondence of Charles Bukowski and Sheri Martinelli 1960-1967. Ed. S. Moore. Ibid., idem, 2001, 380,(2)p., ills., orig. hcl.
= One of 500 numbered copies, bound in half cloth with a colour silkscreen by the author.
- Foxed/ duststained in upper part. Boards duststained along edges.
= One of 400 DELUXE numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and artist.
AND a Dutch trade edition of the same work.
= A New Year's Greeting from Black Sparrow Press 1993. One of 226 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and bound in boards.
Krumhansl, A. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Primary Publications of Charles Bukoswki. Santa Rosa, idem, 1999, 204,(3)p., ills., orig. clothbacked boards w. acetate dustwr.
= One of the 376 DELUXE bound copies, with a loosely inserted previously unpublished broadside poem by Bukowski.
AND 4 others by/ on the same, i.a. Shakespeare never did this (Santa Rosa, 1995, photogr. ills. by M. MONTFORT, orig. clothbacked boards, obl. 4to).