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1 (DURAS, Marguerite WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, ISBN:0252013352 
(DURAS, Marguerite). WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body. Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-191,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Preliminary Mappings. 2. Hiroshima mon amour: Screen Memories. 3. Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein: Something for Nothing. 4.Le Vice-consul and L'Amour: A Word in Default. 5. Writing on the Body. Ver y good in dustjacket. 20.00

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Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj. , ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel
2 ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1920, 
ADAMS, Henry. Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston/N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Pp 134. 8vo, blue cloth.
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3 ANGERS, Pierre CLAUDEL, Paul) Commentaire a L'Art Poetique de Paul Claudel, avec le texte de L'Art Poetique
Mercure de France, Paris, 1949, 
ANGERS, Pierre. (Paul CLAUDEL). Commentaire a L'Art Poétique de Paul Claudel, avec le texte de L'Art Poétique. Paris: Mercure de France, MCMXLIX. Pp. (6),[9]383,(9). 8vo, printed paper wraps with red titles to front and spine. Table des matières: Section 1: Introduction: 1. La Drame intime du poète;2. La Doctrine; 3. La Clef de l'Oeuvre de Claudel; 4. Objet du Commentaire . Section 2: Texte et Commentaire: 1. Connaissance du Temps: i. Prélude, ii. De la Cause, iii. Du Temps, iv. De l'Heure; 2. Traité de la Co-naissance au Monde et de soi-même: i. De la Connaissance brute, ii. De la Connaissance chez les êtres vivants, iii. De la Connaissance intellectuelle, iv. De laConscience, v. De la Connaissance de l'Homme après sa mort. Text in French . Front inner hinge starting, spine and top-edge browned, else very good. 30.00

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4 ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.) Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. First Edition in dustjacket
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1977, ISBN:0710085893 
ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.). The Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1977). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-258,(2). Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Learned demonological literature, though frequently cited, is little read; and facile generalisation about such material has preceded the detailed study of individual texts. The Damned Art seeks to reverse this process. Only indirectly concerned with the unanswerable problems of popular mentality which have largely occupied recent students of medieval and renaissance witch persecution, the book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal not with the inchoate prejudices of the multitude but rather with contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute, persecution. Eight scholars of differing interests, and with different approaches to their subject, examine a selection of important, representative witchcraft texts - published in England, France, Germany, Italy and America - setting them within their intellectual context,and analysing both their style and argument. Thus not only the emotionalis m, but also the methodology of witchcraft belief is set before the modern reader; and the latter is, perhaps, even more harrowing than the former." (from he dj). Contents : 1. Evident authority and authoritative evidence : The malleus maleficarum (by Sydney Anglo). 2. Witchcraft and magic in Renaissance Italy : Gianfrancesco Pico and his Strix (by Peter Burke). 3. Johann Weyer's De praestigiis daemonum : unsystematic psychopathology (by Christopher Baxter). 4. Jean Bodin's De la demonomanie des sorciers : the logic of persecution (by Christopher Baxter). 5. Reginald Scot's Discoverie of witchcraft : scepticism and Sadduceeism (by Sydney Anglo). 6. A Tudor anthropologist : George Gifford's Discourse and dialogue (by Alan Macfarlane). 7. KingJames's Daemonologie : witchcraft and kingship (by Stuart Clark). 8. Pierr e de Lancre's Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges et demons : the sabbat sensationalised (by Margaret M. McGown). 9. Cotton Mather's Wonders ofthe invisible world : some metamorphoses of Salem witchcraft (by M. Wynn T homas). 10. Two late Scottish witchcraft tracts : Witch/craft proven and The tryal of witchcraft (by Christina Larner). Epilogue : The desiderata of disbelief (by Sydney Anglo). Some underlining in pen, else very good in spine-browned, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

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5 ANOUILH, Jean. Methuen Modern Plays. HILL, Lucienne, trans. Dear Antoine, or, The Love That Failed. First Edition in dustjacket.
Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, 1971, ISBN:0416668704 
ANOUILH, Jean. Dear Antoine, or, The Love That Failed. Translated by Lucienne Hill. London : Methuen & Co., Ltd., (1971). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-102,(2). Small 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine A Methuen Modern Play. "Jean Anouilh's new play, 'Dear Antoine', which was first presented at the 1971 Chichester Festival, shows a group of people summoned to a remote baroque mansion in the Bavarian mountains to hear the reading of the will of a successful playwright, Antoine de Saint Flour. The season is winter, the year is 1913. The men and women who have come together so reluctantly include the playwright's wife, a few friends and several ex-mistresses from different periods of his life. In confronting one another they are uneasily aware that they are confronting different reflections of Antoine's own fascinating and maddening personality." - from the dustjacket. "Inspection Copy" stamp from the Caribbean Book Centre, Kingston, to front pastedown, light spotting to top edge, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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6 APPELL, Claude. Les Compagnons de Wolfel. Illustrations de Pierre Collot
Éditions de l'Amitié, G.T. Rageot, Paris / Bruxelles , 1952, 
APPELL, Claude. Les Compagnons de Wolfel. Illustrations de Pierre Collot. Paris / Bruxelles : Éditions de l'Amitié, G.T. Rageot, (1952). Pp [1]-192,(4). Illustrated. Small 8vo, decorated grey cloth, printed in red, all edges dyed red. “Parce qu'ils s'étaient ennuyés un jour de fête, parce qu'ils avaient aidé un vieil homme à couper son bois, Georges, Paul, Anne et quelquesécoliers de Boersch trouvèrent l'aventure à leur porte. Avec eux, vous pas serez une année mouvementée dans ce petit village alsacien tapi au pied desVosges, où les vieux racontent encore les exploits de Wolfel, le grand anc être, taillé pour se battre et commander, qui libéra l'Alsace des pillards et des seigneurs trop avides. Désireux de suivre son exemple, des camaradesse réunissent autours de Georges et de Paul, comme jadis les hardis compag nons autour de Wolfel. Et, modernes “Ombres de fer”, ils se lancent des maintes aventures: poursuites effrénées, descentes vertigineuses en luge, expéditions nocturnes au flanc de la montagne, course aux oeufs, construction d'un camp retranché... Mais ce qui n'était qu'un jeu deviendra, un jour, unelutte tragique contre les éléments déchainés où tous se montreront digne d e leur héros.” - from the dj. A volume in the Heures Joyeuses series of stories for ages 10 to 14 years. Text in French. Very good in chipped dustjacket (pieces missing from top margin of rear panel and spine ends). 50.00

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7 APPIGNANESI, Lisa (ed.). DERRIDA, Jacques LYOTARD, Jean-Francois Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1986, ISBN:0905263952 
APPIGNANESI, Lisa, (ed.). Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5. (London : Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1986). Pp 1-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black and grey card covers, lettered in yellow and white.Contents : ICA Documents 4 Postmodernism : Introduction: The Question of P ostmodernism (by Geoff Bennington); Defining the Postmodern (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); On the Sublime (by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Complexity and the Sublime (by Jean-Frangois Lyotard); From Post-Structuralism to Postmodernity (by Peter Dews); Spider and Bee (by J.G. Merquior); In the Empire of the Gaze (by Martin Jay); Some Reflections on Postmodernism and Architecture(by Kenneth Frampton); Architecture and the Postmodern Condition (by Demet ri Porphyrios); A Response to Kenneth Frampton (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); Revising Modernism, Representing Postmodernism (by Michael Newman); Television and Postmodernism (by John Wyver); Postmodernism and Popular Culture (by Angela McRobbie); A Note on Popular Culture (by Jean-Francois Lyotard). ICA Documents 5 : Names: Proper and Improper (by Rene Major); The Role of the Intellectuals in France (by Jacques Leenhardt); On Colleges and Philosophy (by Jacques Derrida). Some edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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8 ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. YOURCENAR, Marguerite) GREEEN, Julian) At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green.
Rodopi , Amsterdam / New York, 2007, ISBN:9789042021891 
ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green. Amsterdam–New York : Rodopi, 2007. First Edition. Chiasma 23. Pp [1]-139,(1). 8vo, i llustrated brown card covers. The twenty-third volume in the Chiasma series. “At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of France's most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts. Both Yourcenar and Green turned to drama to explore aspects of same-sex desire that they felt unable to express in their prose. The analysis of their plays shows that an emphasis on dialogue and action makes drama a particularly appropriate genre for writing about homosexuality because it affords an author distance and therefore protection from the "proclivities" of his characters. The chapters on the novel show, by contrast, how prose fiction allows an author to explain a character's sexuality with a degree of subtlety difficult to achieve in theatre. Variations in narration and paratext allow writers to avoid condemning discourses and to find an original means of expression instead. At the Periphery brings a new, textually centered approachto Green's and Yourcenar's works that is unlike the psychological analyses that often typify queer readings. It will be of great interest to scholars of twentieth-century French literature and of Gender Studies. The book wil l also appeal to non-academic readers, however, since it is about two French authors who were also American citizens and who wrote about US history and contemporary culture." - from the back cover. Very good. 30.00

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9 ATLAN, Liliane. L'avant scène théâtre, Bimensuel 1er/15 avril 1997 No 1007/1008. Un opéra pour Terezan. Signed and inscribed
L'Avant-Scène, Paris , 1997, 
ATLAN, Liliane. Un opéra pour Terezan. dans L'avant scène théâtre, Bimensuel – 1er/15 avril 1997 – No 1007/1008. (Paris : L'Avant-Scène, 1997). Pp 7-147. (184 for the whole issue). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. “Ce livret raconte l'histoire des musiciens détenus dans le ghetto de Terzienstadt,ils jouaient, affamés, presque sans instruments, des quatuors, des opéras, ils montèrent le Requiem de Verdi – il fallait sans cesse reconstituer le choeur à cause des déportations – finalement ils allèrent à la mort en chantant pour eux-même le Requiem. Une fois par an, leurs descendants revivaient leur histoire en célébrant Le Rite de l'Opéra.” - from the back cover. A very good to fine copy. Inscribed by the author to Canadian poet, Michael Bishop / Inscrit par l'auteur à le poète canadien, Michael Bishop. 40.00

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10 AYMONIER, Camille Ausone et Ses Amis
Delmas Éditeur, Bordeaux, 1935, 
AYMONIER, Camille. Ausone et Ses Amis. Bordeaux : Delmas Éditeur, 1935. Pp (8),9-147,(5). 8vo, brown wrappers, lettered in black and red. Ausone (ca 309/310-ca 394/395) was a professor and scholar from the Bordeaux region, best known for his poems in Latin. Contents : Présentation; Introduction; Bordeauc au IVe siècle; Vie d'Ausone; L'homme - son caractère; Les amis d'Ausone; Les collègues d'Ausone; Le poète; Le patriote bordelais; Appendice. Text in French. Wear to spine ends, tear to top spine, front inner hinge cracked, else very good. 30.00

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11 AZIZ, K.K. ALI, Syed Ameer. BELL, Gertrude. Muslim India in British Journals. Three volumes in one.
Niaz Ahmad, Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, 2011, ISBN:9789693524055 2011 9693524055 / 9789693524055 
AZIZ, K.K. Muslim India in British Journals. Lahore : (Niaz Ahmad), Sang-e-Meel Publications, (2011). THREE VOLUMES IN ONE. Pp. (6),[vii]-xv,(1),[1]-1548,(2). Thick 8vo, brown decorated glossy paper-covered boards with white lettering to front and spine.

Contents:

Part I: 1858-1905:
1. John Bright "Speechin the House of Commons" [Hansard, June 1858];
2. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Some Indian Suggestions for India" [The Nineteenth Century, June 1880];
3. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "A Cry from the Indian Mohammedans" [The Nineteenth Century, August 1882];
4. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Life-Problem of Bengal" [The Nineteenth Century, September 1883];
5. Vamadeva Shastin: "Progress in India" [Fortnightly Review, December 1885];
6. W.H. Gregory: "Loyalty of the Indian Muhammadans" [The Nineteenth Century, December 1886];
7. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Real Status of Women in Islam" [The Nineteenth Century, September 1891];
8. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Rupee and the Ruin of India" [The Nineteenth Century, March 1893];
9. Edward Snell: "The New Islam" [Contemporary Review, August 1893];
10. H.E.M. James: "Reflections on the Way Home" [National Review, August 1893];
11. Theodore Beck: "The House of Commons and the Indian Civil Service" [National Review, May 1894];
12. Theodore Beck: "Native India and England" [National Review, November 1894];
13. Rafiuddin Ahmad: "A Moslem View of Abdul Hamid and the Power" [The Nineteenth Century, July 1895];
14. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Islam and its Critics" [The Nineteenth Century, Sep tember 1895];
15. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Islam and Canon MacColl" [The Nineteenth Century, November 1895];
16. Rafiuddin Ahmad: "A Muslim's View of the Pan-Islamic Revival" [The Nineteenth Century, October 1897];
17. Theodore Morison: "A Descendant of the Prophet" [National Review, June 1898];
18. J. Kennedy: "Personal Reminiscences of Sir Syed Ahmad" [The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review, July 1898];
19. J. Kennedy: "A Mohammedan University for Northern India" [The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review, October 1898];
20. Theodore Morison: "A Mohammedan University" [National Review, October 1898];
21. Rafiuddin Ahmad: "The Proposed Muslim University in India" [The Nineteenth Century, December 1898];
22. S. Khuda Bukhsh: "A Mohammedan University" [The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review, April 1899];
23. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Influence of Women in Islam" [The Nineteenth Century, May 1899];
24. S. Khuda Bukhsh: "The Nineteenth Century and the Mussalmans of India" [The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review, April 1901];
25. The Aga Khan: "The Defence of India" [The Nineteenth Century, September 1905];
26. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "An Indian Retrospect and Some Comments" [The Nineteenth Century, October 1905].


Part II: 1906-1915:
27. "Civic Life in India" [The Imperial and Asiatic Quarter Review, and Oriental and Colonial Record, March 1906];
28. Theodore Morison: "An Indian Renaissance" [The Quarterly Review, June 1906];
29. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "India and the New Parliament" [The Nineteenth Century and After, August 1906];
30. "The Mohammedan Claim in India" [The Economist, October 1906]; 31. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Dawn of a New Policy in India" [The Nineteenth Century and After, November 1906];
32. Gertrude Lowthian Bell: "Islam in India -- A Study at Aligarh" [The Nineteenth Century, December 1906];
33. Valentine Chirol: "Pan-Islamism" [National Review, December 1906];
34. "The Indian Mohammedans: Their Past, Present and Future" [Journal of the Society of Arts, December 1906];
35. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Afghanistan and its Ruler" [The Nineteenth Century and After, January 1907];
36. F.H. Tyrrell: "The Indian Mussalmans" [The Spectator, January 1907];
37. The Aga Khan: "Some Thoughts on Indian Discontent" [National Review, February 1907];
38. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Unrest in India -- Its Meaning" [The Nineteenth Century and After, June 1907];
39. Edward E. Lang: "The All-India Moslem League" [Contemporary Review, September 1907];
40. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Some Racial Characteristics of Northern India and Bengal" [The Nineteenth Century and After, November 1907];
41. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Anomalies of Civilisation: A Peril to India" [The Nineteenth Century and After, April1908];
42. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Moslem Representation and Indian Reforms" [The Times, 14 January 1909];
43. Charles Crosthwaite: "The Tangle in India" [Blackwoods Magazine, February 1909];
44. The Aga Khan: "The Problem of the Minorities in India" [interview with The Times, February 1909];
45. A.E. Duchesne: "The Indian Mohammedans and the 'Reforms'" [Empire Review, May 1909];
46. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Mohammedans and the Indian Reforms" [The Times, May 1909];
47. The Aga Khan: "The Muslim Problem in India" [speech at the First Annual General Meeting of London Muslim League, June 1909];
48. The Aga Khan: "Muslims and the Morley-Minto Reforms" [The Times, November 1909];
49. J.A. Sharrock: "Some Misconceptions about the Unrest in India" [The Nineteenth Century and After, September 1909];
50. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Enlarged Indian Councils" [The Times, November 1909];
51. The Aga Khan: "The Indian Reforms" [The Times, November 1909];
52. The Aga Khan: "Some Aspects of Indian Reforms" [National Review, December 1909];
53. Asiaticus: "India: The Present Outlook" [National Review, March 1910];
54. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Constitutional Experiment in India" [The Nineteenth Century and After, March 1910];
55. Asiaticus: "Lord Morley and the India Office" [National Review, October 1910];
56. A.H.L. Fraser: "Indian Unrest" [The NineteenthCentury and After, October 1910];
57. The Aga Khan: "Lord Minto's Viceroyalty" [National Review, January 1911];
58. Asiaticus: "Mr Chirol on Indian Unrest" [National Review, January 1911];
59. "Hindus and Muhammadans" [The Round Table, May 1911];
60. The Aga Khan: "India's Education and her Future Position in the Empire" [National Review, July 1911];
61. Sayyid Ameer Ali:"Great Britain and the War" [The Times, October 1911];
62. Sayyid Ameer Al i: "India and Turkey" [The Times, November 1911];
63. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The War in Tripoli" [The Times, December 1911];
64. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "British Policy in Persia" [The Times, September 1912];
65. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Moslems and the War" [The Times, October 1912];
66. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "An Appeal for help from the British Red Crescent Society" [The Times, November 1912];
67. The Aga Khan: "The Indian Muslim Outlook" [The Edinburgh Review, January 1914];
68. "India's Rally Round the Flag" [The Asiatic Review, November 1914];
69. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Indian Civil Service" [Westminster Gazette, March 1915];
70. "Comments on the Paper 'Akbar, The Great Mogul (1542-1605): His Life, Character and Opinions'" [The Asiatic Review, May 1915];
71. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Caliphate: A Historical and Jurisdical Sketch" [Contemporary Review, June 1915];
72. "India's Services in the War" [The Contemporary Review, October 1915].


Part III: 1916-1943:
73. "Lord Harding's Viceroyalty" [The Nineteenth Century and After, March 1916];
74. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Sultan of Turkey and the Caliphate" [The Nation, July 1916];
75. "India's Effort: Is it sufficiently understood?" [The Nineteenth Century,February 1917];
76. "The Modern Hindustani Drama" [Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies, February 1917];
77. "The Importance of Hindustani" [Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies, March 1917];
78. "The Type of Elijah" [The Islamic Review, December 1917];
79. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "On communal Representation" [The Times, August 1918];
80. "India in the Literary Renaissance" [Royal Society of Literature of the U.K., October 1918];
81. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Constantinople" [The Times, November 1918];
82. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "France and the RIF" [The Times, January 1919];
83. "Note on Urdu Orthography" [Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies, February 1919];
84. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Turkish Peace Terms" [The Times, June 1919];
85. The Aga Khan and Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Post-War Future of Turkey" [The Times, August 1919];
86. The Aga Khan and Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Turkish Peace Settlement" [The Times, August 1919];
87. The Aga Khan: "Indian Muslim Sentiment in Turkey" [The Times, August 1919];
88. The Aga Khan: "Suffrage for the Indian Women" [The Times, August 1919];
89-90. The Aga Khan: "British Policy in the East, parts I-II" [The Times, November 1920];
91. "India and the League of Nations" [The Contemporary Review, May 1921];
92. The Aga Khan: "Peace with Turkey" [The Times, November 1921];
93. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "On E.S. Montagu's Resignation" [The Times, March 1922];
94. The Aga Khan: "A Royal Viceroy" [The Times, June 1922];
95. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Peace in the Near East" [The Times, August 1922";
96. The Aga Khan: "Bonar Law and the Turkish Question" [The Times, October 1922];
97. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Prime Minister and the Turks" [The Times, December 1922];
98. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Turkey and the Caliph" [The Times, November 1922];
99. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Caliphate and the Islamic Renaissance" [The Edinburgh Review, January 1923];
100. The Aga Khan: "On the Lausanne Treaty with Turkey" [The Times, July 1923];
101. The Aga Khan: "The New Muslim World" [The Edinburgh Review, October 1923];
102. The Aga Khan: "Appeal to Turkey to retain the Khilafat" [TheTimes, November 1923];
103. Sayyid Amir Ali: "Letter (with The Aga Khan) to the Prime Minister of Turkey" [The Times, August 1919];
104. The Aga Khan: "Reasons for the Appeal to Turkey" [The Times, December 1923];
105. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "On the letter to the Prime Minister of Turkey" [The Times, December 1923];
106. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "Statement on the Abolition of Khilifat" [The Times, March 1924];
107. The Aga Khan: "The Moroccan War Sufferers"[The Times, October 1924];
108. The Aga Khan: "Lord Milner's Credo" [The T imes, August 1925];
109. Sayyid Ameer Ali: "The Task before the Indian Statutory Commission" [The Times, November 1927];
110. The Aga Khan: "On IndianUnity" [The Times, December 1927];
111. The Aga Khan: "An Appeal for a Permanent Muslim Organization in India" [The Times, December 1927];
112. "Education in India: The New Outlook" [The Nineteenth Century, December 1928];
113. "The Religion of Rabindranath Tagore" [Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom, May 1929];
114. "Comments on the Paper 'India and the United States'" [The Asiatic Review, October 1929];
115. "The Simon Report: Why it is unacceptable to India?" [The Spectator, July 1930];
116. "Communication on the Paper 'The Need for Second Chambers in the Provinces'" [The Asiatic Review, November 1930];
117. "The Personality of Man in Islam" [The Society for Promoting and Study of Religions, 1931];
118. "Comment on the Paper 'The Round Table Conference and After'" [The Asiatic Review, May 1931];
119. "Comment on the Paper 'Muslims in the New India'" [The Asiatic Review , October 1931];
120. "Squaring the Circle" [The Listener, June 1931];
121."Indian Reactions to the White Paper" [The Asiatic Review, June 1933];
122. "Obituary Notice of King Feisal of Saudi Arabia" [The Times, September 1933];
123. "Centenary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy" [The Asiatic Review, September 1933];
124. "The Religious Polity of Islam" [Society for Promoting the Study of Religions, January 1934];
125. "Comments on the Paper 'Reform and Co-operation in India'" [The Asiatic Review, November 1934];
126. "The Essential Basis of Religion" [Proceedings of the World Congress of Faiths, July 1936];
127. "Speech at the Farewell Meeting" [Proceedings of the World Congress of Faiths, July 1936];
128. "Review of 'The Indian Theatre: Its Origins and Later Developments under European Influence With Special Reference to Western India'" [Journal of Central Asian Society, August 1936];
129. "Review of 'The Universities of India'" [Journal of Central Asian Society, August 1936];
130. "Comments on the Paper 'Provincial Autonomy: The First Three Months'" [The Asiatic Review, June 1937];
131. "Comments on the Paper 'Some Aspects of Cheap Power Development under the New Constitution in India'" [The Asiatic Review, July 1938];
132. "Comment on Sir Alfred Watson's Paper on'India's Constitution and the War'" [The Asiatic Review, December 1939];
133. "Doctrine of Human Personality in Iqbal's Poetry" [Royal Society of Literature of the U.K., November 1938];
134. "The Muslim World and Palestine" [The British Union Quarterly, December 1938];
135. "Review of 'The Glorious Future of the Muslims'" [The Asiatic Review, January 1939];
136. "Averroes : The Philosopher of East and West" [Religions, January 1939];
137. "The Muslims of India, the War, and the Political Field" [The Asiatic Review, February 1940];
138. "Adult Education in India" [The Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, February 1940];
139. "Comments on Sir Harry Haig's Paper 'The United Provinces and the New Constitution'" [The Asiatic Review, April 1940];
140. "Review of 'The Journal of the University of Bombay'" [Religions, July 1940];
141. "Islam and Christianity" [Religions, July 1940];
142. "The Somalis and their Religious Ideas" [Religions, October 1940];
143. "Commentson T.A. Raman's Paper 'Indian Nationalism and the War'" [The Asiatic Review, July 1940];
144. "Hellenic Culture and the Modern World" [Religions, January 1941];
145. "The Islamic World in and after the War" [Religions, February 1943].


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12 BAIN, Donald Locusts and Wild Honey : Poems. signed
Heacock Publishing orp., Buffalo, N.Y., 1926, 
BAIN, Donald. Locusts and Wild Honey : Poems. Buffalo, N.Y.: The Heacock Publishing Corp., (1926). Pp (14),1-204,(6). 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Approoximately 150 poems, including : Locusts and Wild Honey; Summer in New Hampshire; The Mocking Bird; Sir Gleges and the Cherries (A Ballad of Christmas); Niagara, The Slave of the Wheel; Buffalo - (Beau Fleuve); Buffalo's Reply to Vachel Lindsay; Sea Shuttle; The Grand Canyon; An Autumn Morning in the Adirondacks; After the Ice Storm; Armistice Day Anniversary, 1921; Leave Our Dead in France. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00

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13 BANKS, Kenneth J. Chasing Empire Across the Sea : Communications and the State in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763. First Edition iin dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montréal & Kingston, 2002, ISBN:0773524444 
BANKS, Kenneth J. Chasing Empire Across the Sea : Communications and the State in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763. Montréal & Kingston : McGill-Queen'sUniversity Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xvi,(8),[3]-319,(3). Some maps in the text. 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Dra wing on a vast array of official correspondence, merchant's letters, ship'slogs, and graphic material from archives and research libraries in Canada, France, and the United States, Kenneth Banks details how France, as the mo st powerful nation on the Continent and possessing a tradition of maritime interest in the Americas and West Africa dating back to the earliest years of the sixteenth century, seemed destined to take a leading role in exploiting and settling the Americas and establishing posts in West Africa. That it largely failed to do so can be explained in large part by problems emanating from information exchange in an early modern authoritarian state. Banksprovides a historical context for the role of communications in the develo pment of the imperial nation-state and offers an Atlantic World perspectiveon the growing body of literature revising the historical role of absoluti sm. Banks defines and applies the concept of communications in a far broader context than previous historical studies of communication, encompassing arange of human activity from sailing routes, to mapping, to presses, to bu ilding roads and bridges. He employs a comparative analysis of early modernFrench imperialism, integrating three types of overseas possessions usuall y considered separately - the settlement colony (New France), the tropical monoculture colony (the French Windward Islands), and the early Enlightenment planned colony (Louisiana) - offering a work of synthesis that unites the historiographies and insights from three formerly separate historical literatures. Banks challenges the very notion that a concrete 'empire' emergedby the first half of the eighteenth century; in fact, French colonies rema ined largely isolated arenas of action and development. Only with the contraction and concentration of overseas possessions after 1763 on the Plantation Complex did a more cohesive, if fleeting, French empire first emerge." -p.[1]. Preface; 1. The Rise of the French Atlantic to 1763; 2. Proclaiming Peace in 1713: A Case Study; 3. Sea and Land Connections; 4. State Ceremon ies and Local Agendas; 5. Travel and Assembly, Disorder and Revolt; 6. Merchant Networks and Imperial Dependence; 7. Authority’s Fragmented Voice. Conclusion. Appendices : A. Secretaries of State for the Marine; B. Governors General and Intendants of New France; C. Governors General and Intendants of the Îles du Vent [the Windward Islands aka the Society Islands of French Polynesia ]; D. Governors and Commissaires-Ordonnateurs of Louisiana. With notes, bibliography and index. Entries for Louisbourg, St. Pierre, Québec, &c in the index. Very good iin dustjacket. 60.00

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14 BARRETTO, Larry GRAVES, Robert, jacket design) Journey Through Time. A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.
Farrar & Rinehart, New York, 1940, 
BARRETTO, Larry. Journey Through Time. A novel. [Dust jacket design by Robert Graves]. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (1940). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-312,(2). 8vo, green cloth with green-lettered blue title blocks to front and spine, top edge stained a dark blue. "Expertly told and rich in entertainment, here is a story of people attempting to act by and maintain standards of other years, puyzzled and almost overthrown by what is happening around them, evens which they know and see but which they cannot quickly sense as a part of their own pattern. When Bruce and Jane Randolph take theirnineteen-year-old son Allan to France, they are confronted with the great moments of their own past lives. As they travel from the Riviera to Paris facing another war with dreadful calm, those moments become alive. [...] Frustrated by their own insensitivity to the new and terrible forces in the world, it is through Allan, who is unhampered by outworn beliefs, that they begain [sic] to see there may be salvage and hope." - from the dust jacket. Very good in edgeworn, faintly dampspotted, unclipped dust jacket. Uncommon. 40.00

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15 BARTHES, Roland Lecon : Lecon Inaugurale de la Chaire de Semiologie Litteraire du College de France, prononcee le 7 janvier 1977. First Edition.
Editions du Seuil, Paris, 1978, ISBN:202005003x 
BARTHES, Roland. Leçon : Leçon Inaugurale de la Chaire de Sémiologie Littéraire du Collège de France, prononcée le 7 janvier 1977. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-[46],(2). 8vo, printed casebound white card covers with black titles to front and black and green lettering to spine. "Le texte de la leçon inaugurale prononcée le 7 janvier 1977 au Collège de France. Du pouvoir inscrit dans la langue comme code, à ce qui dans la langue même l'esquive: la littérature. Et du signe comme object de science autorisée, au texte comme plaisr d'être par le signe imaginairement capturé." - from rear. Very good. 15.00

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16 BARTHES, Roland LAVERS, Annette, trans. SMITH, Colin, trans. Elements of Semiology. in dj.
Jonathan Cape, 1967, 
BARTHES, Roland. Elements of Semiology. Translated from the French by Annette Lavers and Colin Smith. L: Jonathan Cape, (1967). Pp 111. Small 8vo, black cloth. Top edge dusty, else vg in slightly foxed dj. 40.00

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17 BAUDE, Jeannine Océan.
Rougerie, Mortemart, 1995, 
BAUDE, Jeannine. Océan. (Mortemart) : Rougerie, (1995). First Trade Edition. Pp (8),9-98,(6). 8vo, white card covers, red and black lettering to frontboard, black lettering to spine. One of 600 trade copies of a total editio n of 620. French poet Jeannine Baude was born in 1946. This volume is divided into four sections : Jazz Océan; Cette cantate pour mémoire; Agreste, ence jardin; Déposédée. A very good copy. From the library of Canadian poet Michael Bishop, with Prof. Bishop's marginal markings throughout / De la bibliothèque du poète canadien, Michael Bishop, avec les taches marginales duProf. Bishop partout. 30.00

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18 BAUDRILLARD, Jean Pacte de Lucidite, ou, l'Intelligence du Mal
Editions Galilee, Paris, 2004, ISBN:2718606495 
BAUDRILLARD, Jean. Le Pacte de Lucidité, ou, l'Intelligence du Mal . Paris:Éditions Galilée, (2004). Pp. [1]-182,(10). 8vo, printed white card covers with french flaps, black and red lettering to front and spine. Baudrillard 's "The Intelligence of Evil, or, The Lucidity of the Pact", in its original format. Text in French. Name, else vg. 40.00

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19 BAUDRILLARD, Jean Collection l'Espace Critique) Transparence du Mal
Galilée, Paris, 1994, ISBN:2718603631 
BAUDRILLARD, Jean. La Transparence du Mal . Essai sur les phénomènes extrêmes. (Paris): Éditions Galilée, (1994). Pp. [8],11-180,[12]. 8vo, printed white card covers with french flaps. A volume in the Collection l'Espace Critique series. A collection of essays by the post-modernist about sexual, artistic, and political liberation, and the good and evil stemming from these "advancements". Text in French. Tear to rfep, else vg. 30.00

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20 BAZIN, René. This, My Son : A Novel. Translated by Dr. A.S. Rappoport with the assistance of Miss M. Edwardes.
Hutchinson & Co., London , 1910, 
BAZIN, René. “This, My Son” : A Novel. Translated by Dr. A.S. Rappoport with the assistance of Miss M. Edwardes. London : Hutchinson & Co., n.d. [ca 1910?]. Pp [i]-vi,1-[288]. 8vo, white vellum paper spine, brown marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to maroon label to spine. René François Nicolas Marie Bazin (1853-1932) was a French novelist. Spine darkened, remnant of label/sticker removed from foot of spine, covers rubbed, edgeworn, heavy foxing to initial and ultimate leaves and fore-edge, else good. As is. 40.00

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