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71/1283 [Ambo Klassiek reeks]. Lot of 12 volumes, 1980-2011, different publishers (Baarn, Ambo (6x)/ Amst. and Baarn, Athenaeum and Ambo (5x)/ Amst., Athenaeum (1x)), orig. (unif.) cl. w. dustwr. (8x)/ orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. and 5x col. dec. wrap around band.

= Comprising: S. EMPIRICUS, Grondslagen van het scepticisme; LIVIUS, Zonen van Mars; IDEM, Hannibal voor de poorten; N. MACHIAVELLI, Discorsi. Gedachten over Staat en Politiek; PLOTINUS, Enneaden; PLOUTARCHOS, Beroemde Grieken; IDEM, Beroemde Romeinen; L.A. SENECA, Brieven aan Lucilius; G. VAN TOURS, Historiën; DE SAGA VAN DE VÖLSUNGEN; DE SAGA VAN GRETTIR; DE SAGA VAN NJAL.

€ (100-150) 210
71 1284 Andersen H C 71 1284 Andersen H C
71/1284 Andersen, H.C. Sprookjens en verhalen (...) in dichtmaat naverteld door J.J.L. ten Kate. Leyden, A.W. Sijthoff, n.d. (1868?), (6),181,(3)p., mounted photographic frontisp. portrait of H.C. Andersen, orig. gilt dec. and blindst. cl., a.e.g.

- First quire (incl. frontisp.) loosening. Spine discoloured; spine-ends sl. rubbed.

€ (40-60)
71 1285 Ariosto L 71 1285 Ariosto L
71/1285 Ariosto, L. Orlando furioso. De Razende Roeland. Introd. I. Calvino. Dutch transl. I. Cialona. Amst., Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 1998, 1st ed., 2 vols., 834; (4),839-1783p., (full-p.) ills. by G. DORÉ, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., slipcase, 4to. Homeros. Odysseia./ Ilias. Dutch transl. I. Dros. Ibid., G.A. van Oorschot, 2016, 21st rev./ 3rd ed., 2 vols., 410,(5); 526,(2)p., india-paper, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., large 8vo. - AND 8 others in 9 vols., all Dutch transl., mainly hardcovers, i.a. works by E. CANETTI and P. NERUDA (2 vols.), both publ. in the series Privé-domein.
€ (60-80)
71 1286 Ariosto L 71 1286 Ariosto L
71/1286 Ariosto, L. Orlando furioso. De Razende Roeland. Introd. I. Calvino. Dutch transl. I. Cialona. Amst., Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 1998, 1st ed., 2 vols., 834; (4),839-1783p., (full-p.) ills. by G. DORÉ, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., slipcase, 4to. Moore, S. The Novel. An alternative history 1600-1800. New York etc., Bloomsbury, 2013, VIII,1013p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Schmidt, M. The Novel: a biography. Cambridge etc., The Belknap Press, 2014, 1172p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. - AND 7 others, i.a. J. LITTELL, De Welwillenden (Amst., 2008, orig. cl. w. dustwr.) and P. SLOTERDIJK, Sferen (ibid., 2003, orig. cl. w. dustwr.).
€ (60-80) 80
71/1287 Aurelius Antoninus, M. Unterhaltungen mit sich selbst. Aus dem Griechischen mit Anmerkungen und Versuchen zur Darstellung stoischer Philosopheme von J.W. Reche. Frankf. a.M., Andreäische Buchhandlung, 1797, 2 vols. with continous pagination, XXX,543,(1)p., circular stipple-engr. portrait printed in orange on title-p., modern unif. marbled boards.

- Num. pencil marks in margin in first volume. Otherwise fine.

Petronius Arbiter, G. Satyrikon (Die Begebenheiten des Enkolp). German transl. W. Heinse. Munich, Verlagsgesellschaft München, 1909, XV,(3),272p., 6 plates by F. CHRISTOPH, printed in an unspecified numb. ed., orig. hvellum w. green mor. letterpiece (fine). - AND 12 others in 13 vols., all in attractive full morocco/ half vellum or half morocco/ calf bindings, all German language, all fine, i.a. by F. DOSTOJEWSKI, K. HAMSUN and P. FRISCHAUER.

€ (100-150)
71/1288 Babel, I. Verzameld werk. Transl. and epilogue C.B. Timmer. Amst., Meulenhoff, 1979, 1st ed., 2 vols., 590,(1); 545,(1)p., orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., slipcase.

- Fine copy. = 1. Verhalen & dagboekbladen; 2. Toneelstukken & brieven.

Pyman, A. The Life of Aleksandr Blok. I. The Distant Thunder 1880-1908. II. The Release of Harmony. Oxf./ London/ New York, O.U.P., 1979, 2 vols., XVI,359; VIII,421p., plates/ ills., orig. unif. boards w. dustwr.

- First vol. spine of dustwr. faded. Otherwise fine.

Mandelstam, N. Hope Against Hope./ Hope Abandoned. Engl. transl. M. Hayward. London, Collins & Harvill Press, 1971-1974, 2 vols., XVI,431,(1); XII,687,(2)p., 2 frontisp., orig. unif. boards w. (sl. rubbed) dustwr. McLean, H. Nikolai Leskov. The Man and His Art. Cambr., Harvard Univ. Press, 1977, XVI,780p., 2 portraits, orig. cl. w. dustwr. - AND 6 others, i.a. V. AKSJONOV, Geen markt voor holle vaten (Amst., 1979, orig. cl. w. dustwr. Fine) and G. MCVAY, Esenin. A Life (London etc., 1976, plates/ ills., orig. boards w. dustwr.).

€ (60-80) 60
71/1289 [Baskerville Serie]. Lot of 11 vols. from the series, Amst., Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 1977-2004, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr.

- Fine set.

= All Dutch translations of classical authors, i.a. APULEIUS, De gouden ezel (1989, 2nd ed.); AUGUSTINUS, Belijdenissen (1981); HERACLITUS, Fragmenten (1979); HOMERUS, Ilias & Odyssee (1981); HORATIUS, Ars Poetica (1980); JUVENALIS, De Satiren (1984); LONGINUS, Over het Verhevene (1980); PLOTINUS, Enneaden (1984) and T. MORE, Utopia (1977).

AND 8 others similar, all fine, incl. 6 vols. publ. by Ambo (4x in the Ambo Klassiek series).

€ (100-150) 150
71 1290 Bates H E 71 1290 Bates H E
71/1290 Bates, H.E. The Seekers. London, John and Edward Bumpus, 1926, 1st ed., 32p., orig. gilt boards, in the orig. tissue jacket.

= Very fine copy, with AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION on htitle to "Gilbert H. Fabes" (author of i.a. The Romance of a Bookshop) dated "October 4. 1929".

Douglas, N. In the Beginning. N.pl. (Florence), privately printed, 1927, 1st ed., 259p., printed in 700 numb. and signed copies, orig. boards.

- Traces of bookplate on upper pastedown. Corners and top of spine rubbed/ worn.

= With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION to "John L. Beevers", dated "23 March, 1934".

€ (150-250) 150
71 1291 Baudelaire C 71 1291 Baudelaire C
71/1291 Baudelaire, C. Les Epaves. Pièces condamnées. Galanteries. Epigraphes - Pièces diverses. Bouffonneries. Brussels, "chez tous les ibraires", 1866, 2nd ed., (4),163,(1)p., contemp. gilt hmor.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; first four leaves trifle foxed. Fine copy.

= Published in the same year as the first edition (which contains a frontispiece by F. Rops). Cf. Vicaire I, p.348 (stating that the 2nd edition was published in 500 copies).

€ (100-150) 100
71 1292 Bennett A 71 1292 Bennett A
71/1292 Bennett, A. Don Juana de Marana. London, "Privately printed for Subscribers only by T. Werner Laurie Ltd.", 1923, 1st ed., XIX,(1),178p., frontisp., printed in 1000 numb. and signed copies, orig. halfvellum w. dustwr.

- Traces of former bookplate on upper pastedown. Frontwr. a few small inkstains; dustwr. trifle rubbed at corners and spine-ends. Fine copy.

Jerome, J.K. Three Men in a Boat (to Say Nothing of the Dog). Bristol, J.W. Arrowsmith, "Quay street", 1889, 1st issue of the 1st ed., 315,(3 advert.)p., ills. A. FREDERICS, orig. giltlettered and dec. cl.

- Htitle sl. stained; a few tiny specks on frontcover; binding trifle rubbed along extremities.

= The address without the number "11" to Quay street, as required for the first edition.

AND a SIGNED copy of C. MORGAN, Portrait in a Mirror (London, 1929, 1st ed., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Traces of former bookplate on upper pastedown; dustwr. trifle rubbed along extremities; fine copy).

€ (150-250) 150
71 1293 Besterman T 71 1293 Besterman T
71/1293 Besterman, T. The Complete Works of Voltaire: Correspondence and Related Documents. Part I-LI. Toronto etc., University of Toronto Press etc., 1968-1977, 51 vols., orig. unif. cl. w. gilt spine, all but one w. dustwr.

- Some dustwrs. (severely) nibbled by silverfish. Despite defects, a nice complete set.

ADDED: 2 others on Voltaire, i.a. T. BESTERMAN, Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century (Oxford, 1977).

€ (300-400)
71 1294 Bierce A 71 1294 Bierce A
71/1294 Bierce, A. The Shadow on the Dial and other Essays. Ed. S.O. Howes. San Francisco, A.M. Robertson, 1909, 1st ed., XI,(1),249p., orig. gilt and dec. cl.

- A few unobtrusive specks on frontcover. Fine copy.

€ (80-100)
71 1295 Boccaccio G 71 1295 Boccaccio G
71/1295 Boccaccio, G. Contes de Boccace. Précédée d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de cet écrivain, par E. Rastoin-Brémond. Paris, Camuzeaux, 1835, 2 vols., 528; 556p., 2 diff. engr. frontisp., 14 engr. plates by i.a A. LEFEVRE after C. ROGIER, contemp. unif. hcalf.

- Covers trifle shaved; backstrips sunned.

€ (60-80)
71/1296 Boenin, I.A. Verzamelde werken. Dutch transl. T.A. Eekman. Amst., G.A. van Oorschot, 1994-2002, 1st ed., 4 vols., india-paper, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. (fine). Tsjechow, A.P. Verzamelde werken. Dutch transl. T.A. Eekman etc. Ibid., idem, 2005-2008, 4 vols., india-paper, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. Boelgakov, M.A. Verzamelde werken. Dutch transl. A. Prins. Ibid., idem, 1994-1997, 3 vols., 560,(4); 642,(3); 448,(7)p., india-paper, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. (spine sunned). - AND 14 others, mostly by Russian or Polish authors, i.a. V. SJALAMOV, Berichten uit Kolyma. Dutch transl. M. Wiebes and Y. Bloemen (Amst., 2000, orig. cl. w. dustwr.), S. ALEXIJEVITSJ, Het einde van de rode mens (ibid., 2015, orig. boards), B. ZJITKOV, Viktor Vavitsj. Dutch transl. M. Wiebes and Y. Bloemen (ibid., 2012, orig. boards) and V. MAKANIN, Underground of Een held van onze tijd (ibid., 2002, orig. boards).
€ (80-100) 130
71 1297 Boswell J 71 1297 Boswell J
71 1297 Boswell J 71 1297 Boswell J
71/1297 Boswell, J. Life of Johnson. Together with Boswell's journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's diary of a journey into North Wales. Ed. G. Birkbeck Hill and L.F. Powell. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1934-1950, rev. and enl. ed., 6 vols., 5 frontisp. portraits of Samuel Johnson, 1 frontisp. portrait of the author, 1 fold. map, 8 (fold./ double-p.) plates, 3 portraits, orig. unif gilt cl. w. dustwr.

- Backstrips of wrappers sunned; vols. 1-3 backstrips of wrappers sl. torn and chipped at the top of the spine, otherwise a fine set.

€ (100-150)
71 1298 Boswell J 71 1298 Boswell J
71/1298 Boswell, J. The Life of Samuel Johnson. Ed. R. Ingpen. London, Isaac Pitman, 1907, 2 vols., 576; 568p., plates/ ills., bound by J. & E. BUMPUS in contemp. unif. gilt three-quarter morocco, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., 4to (fine). Lamb, C. The Letters, With a Sketch of his Life by Thomas Noon Talfourd. London, E. Moxon, 1837, 2 vols., X,335; (4),338p., 2 steelengr. portraits, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, t.e.g.

- Both vols. occas. sl. foxed. Corners trifle rubbed. Fine and attractively bound copy.

AND 2 others.

€ (100-150) 100
71/1299 Caesarius of Heisterbach. The Dialogue on Miracles. Transl. H. von E. Scott and C.C. Swinton Bland. Introd. G.G. Coulton. London, G. Routledge & sons Ltd., 1929, 2 vols., XIX,546; (6),374p., 2 diff. frontispieces, 10 plates, contemp. unif. giltlettered cl., 4to.

- Backstrips sl. sunned.

Raby, F.J.E. A history of secular Latin poetry in the Middle Ages. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1934, 2 vols., XII,408; VI,(2),388p., contemp. unif. gilt cl.

- Backcovers sl. worn.

€ (50-70) 60
71 1300 Cain J M 71 1300 Cain J M
71/1300 Cain, J.M. Serenade. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1937, 1st ed., (4),314,(2)p., orig. gilt cl. w. dustwr. by W.A. DWIGGINS.

- Owner's entry on upper pastedown. Dustwr. frayed and dam. w. loss at spine-ends; backwr. detached.

€ (100-150)
71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J 71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J
71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J 71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J
71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J 71 1301 Casanova de Seingalt J
71/1301 Casanova de Seingalt, J. Memoires. Paris, La Sirène, 1924-1935, 12 vols., num. engr. (full-p.) ills., orig. unif. printed wr., sm. 4to.

- All vols. sl. foxed throughout, first vols. more severely than final vols.; first vol. bookblock loosening. A few wrappers with sm. tear near spine-ends; covers sl. foxed.

AND 1 other: P. BOURDIN, Correspondance Inedite Du Marquis De Sade (Paris, 1929, orig. printed wr., 4to).

€ (70-90)
71 1302 Céline L F 71 1302 Céline L F
71/1302 Céline, L.-F. Reis naar het einde van de nacht. Dutch transl. E.Y. Kummer. Amst., G.A. van Oorschot, (1968), 619p., orig. cl. w. (sl. worn) dustwr. Idem. Dood op krediet. Dutch transl. F. van Woerden. Amst., Meulenhoff, (1979), 614,(1)p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. (fine). - AND 2 others transl. and publ. by the same, orig. cl. dustwr., both fine: Van het ene slot naar het andere (1981) and Noord (1983). - ADDED: 3 works in 11 vols. on the same: CAHIERS CÉLINE, no.1-7 (Paris, 1977-1986, 7 vols., orig. unif. wr.); F. GIBAULT, Céline (Paris, 1977-1981, 3 vols., plates, orig. unif. wr.) and P. McCARTHY, Céline. A Critical Biography (London, 1975, orig. boards w. dustwr.).
€ (60-80)
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