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161 ETIENNE, Marie. Katana La clef du sabre
Scandéitions, lumière ouverte, Paris, 1993, 
ETIENNE, Marie. Katana : La clef du sabre. (Paris) : Scandéitions, lumière ouverte, (1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-93,(3). Small 8vo, tan card covers, printed in black and red. A book of poetry by this French author. Text in French. Very good. Inscribed by the author to Canadian poet and scholar Michael Bishop, with his marginal markings and notes throughout. 20.00

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162 Europe Plurilingue Ecrivaines françaises et francophones. Europe Plurilibgue, Mars 1997 : Spécial hors-série. Revue publiée avec le concours de Centre national du livre.
Europe Perilingue, Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1997, 
(Europe Plurilingue). Ecrivaines françaises et francophones. Europe Plurilibgue, Mars 1997 : Spécial hors-série. Revue publiée avec le concours de Centre national du livre. (Neuilly-sur-Seine : Europe Perilingue, 1997). Pp [1]-300,(4). 8vo, tan card covers, printed in brown. Some articles in Frenchand some in English. Very good. 40.00

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163 EVELYN, John BRAY, William (ed.) Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, ESq. F.R.S.,author of the Sylva, &c., &c. Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6, and a Selection of His Familiar Letters
Henry Colburn, London, 1819, 
EVELYN, John. Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, ESq. F.R.S., author of the "Sylva", &c., &c., Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6, and a Selection of His Familiar Letters. TO which is subjoined the Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas, whilst His Majesty was in Scotland, 1641, and at other times during the Civil War; and between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the time of King Charles I, and the Usurpation. The Whole Now First Published, from the Original MSS. in two volumes. Edited by William Bray, Esq., Fellow and Treasurer of the Society of Antiquaries of London.IN TWO VOLUMES. London: printed for Henry Colburn, Conduit Street; and sol d by John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill, 1819. I: Pp. (4),[iii]-xxviii,[1]-671,(3), portrait frontispiece, + 1 folding genealogical table, 1 folding map, 1 two-panel plate, and 4 plate leaves; II: Pp. (4),[iii]-v,(3),1-342,(2),1-336,(2), portrait frontispiece of Mary Evelyn, + 3 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Full calf, gilt borders and pressed decoration to boards, four raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration to spines, brown ribbon placemarkers, marbled edges and marbled endpapers. Outer hinges repaired, much of gilt spine lettering worn away, some light off-setting from plates onto the opposite pages, some minor scratching to boards, else very good. Ex-libris Henry C. Compton Esq., Manor House, Lyndhurst (with armorial bookplates to front pastedowns). Ex-libris Montreal book collector Alberti G. Nicholls (with bookplates to front pastedowns as well). Due to the weight of this set, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage costs. 300.00

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164 FARRÈRE, Claude PUTNAM, Samuel (trans.) LOUYS, Pierre (preface) KING, Alexander Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With aPreface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King
Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974, 
FARRÈRE, Claude. Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With a Preface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King. San Francisco: Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974. First Printing. Reprint. Originally published in 1911. Pp. 263, [1]. Small 8vo, red and black ill.card covers, black titles to spine. Seventeen short stories based on the h istory and use of opium. Spine sunned, front cover lightly rubbed, else very good. 35.00

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165 FAVART, Charles-Simon). VAN ROOSBROECK, G.L. Publications of the Institute of French Studies series. VOLTAIRE. L'Empirique, an Unpublished Parody of Voltaire's Mahomet. First Edition.
Institute of French Studies, New York, 1929, 
(FAVART, Charles-Simon). VAN ROOSBROECK, G.L. L'Empirique, an Unpublished Parody of Voltaire's "Mahomet". New York : Institute of French Studies, 1929. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-77,(3). 8vo, printed pale blue wrappers, yappededges, black lettering to front cover and spine. A volume in the Publicati ons of the Institute of French Studies series. The text of Van Roosbroeck'sintroduction is in English, while the text of Favart's pastiche is in Fren ch. Some chipping to edges of covers, else very good. Largely uncut. 30.00

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166 FERRON, Jacques BEDNARSKI, Betty, trans. Wild Roses. First thus edition in dustjacket.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0771031300 
FERRON, Jacques. Wild Roses. Translated by Betty Bednarski. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1976). First thus printing. Pp. (6),7-123,(5).8vo, brown cloth with gilt titles to spine Winner of the Prix France-Quebe c, for fiction. Originally published in 1971 as "Les Roses Sauvages". "'Wild Roses' traces the frightening contours of a mind that yields to the deceptive sweetness of insanity. Searching beyond the limits of conventional points of view, the prize-winning novel by Quebec's foremost literary figure enters the chaotic world of one man's tortured psyche, unfolding a fabric ofdark mysteries, hidden meanings, and sinister forces. The shadows claim th eir victims, but the man's daughter, with the help of a wise old woman, struggles to break the spell of madness and death that hovers over her father's house and that stretches its tentacles from Montreal to Moncton, to Casablanca." - from the dj. Name and blindstamp to title page, five characters inked inside rear cover, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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167 FETZER, Glenn W. Palimpsests of the Real in Recent French Poetry.
Rodopi, Amsterdam - New York, 2004, ISBN:9042017627 
FETZER, Glenn W. Palimpsests of the Real in Recent French Poetry. Amsterdam– New York : Rodopi, 2004. First Edition. Chiasma 15. Pp [1]-158,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue and grey card covers. "The richness and diversity of poet ic voices in France since the mid-twentieth century sharpen the challenge of charting the poetic landscape in ways that are accessible and cohesive. Since poetry in France has long demonstrated a predisposition to philosophical questions. Palimpsests of the Real in Recent French Poetry reads the work of six poets through the lens of the Pre-Socratics. The poets discussed range from the well-known - Jacques Dupin, André du Bouchet, Eugène Guillevic - to the lesser celebrated - Jean-Louis Chrétien, Céline Zins, and Emmanuel Hocquard. What binds these six together is an interest in the real, and a fascination with the ways of sensing one's world, of experiencing time, unity, memory, and change. For each poet, the aesthetic character of the work takes precedence, and its presentation is informed by the philosophical groundwork laid by ancient thinkers. Written not only for specialists but also for students and all readers with a general interest in literature and poetry, this book provides introductory material to each poet considered as well as offering critical readings that never stray far from the poetic texts." - from the back cover. A few pages dog-eared, else very good to fine.30.00

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168 FEUILLET, Octave. Theatre Complet de Octave Feuillet. Five Volumes.
Calmann Levy, Paris, 1894, 
FEUILLET, Octave. Théatre Complet de Octave Feuillet. Paris : Calmann Levy,Éditeur, 1894-1895. IN FIVE VOLUMES. I. Pp. (8),[3]-473,(3); II. Pp. (6),[ 3]-428,(2); III. Pp. (6),[3]-391,(3); IV. Pp. (6),[3]-449,(3); V. Pp. (6),[3]-399,(5). 8vo, rebound in uniform binding, marbled boards, red leather spine, gilt lettering and tooled decoration and five gilt-tooled raised bandsto spines, top edges gilt, green ribbon place-markers. Octave Feuillet, b. August 11, 1821, Saint-Lo, Normandy; d. December 29, 1890. Text in French. Volume I: Un Bourgeois de Rome -- Le Pour et le Contre -- La Crise -- Péri l en la Demeure -- Le Village -- La Fée -- Le Roman d'Un Jeune Homme Pauvre. Volume II: Le Cheveu Blanc -- La Tentation -- Rédemption -- Montjoye. Volume III: La Belle au Bois Dormant -- Le Cas de Conscience -- Julie -- Dalila -- L'Acrobate. Volume IV: Le Sphinx -- Un Roman Parisien -- La Partie de Dames -- Chamillac. Volume V: Échec et Mat -- Palma, ou La Nuit du VendrediSaint -- La Vieillesse de Richelieu -- York. A couple of instances of fore -edge and corner bumping, else a very good, bright, tidy set. 200.00

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169 FILLEMIN, A. A. Souvenirs d'un Voyage en Italie. signed.
J. G. Plantade, Cahors, France, 1851, 
FILLEMIN, A. A. Souvenirs d'un Voyage en Italie . Cahors, France: J. G. Plantade, 1851. Pp. 210. 8vo, green half calf with raised bands and gilt to spine, a.e.g. Text in French. An account of the author's voyages through Italy in the middle of the nineteenth century. Contents: 1: Itinéraire de Rome a Naples: I) Avantages et dangers d'un long séjour en Italie ; II) Dernier coup-d'oeil sur Rome. Préparatifs de départ ; III) Un famille romaine. Les adieux ; IV) Une variété de la Jettatura ; V) Composition d'un voiturin. Le mausolée de Sainte Hélène. La campagne de Rome ; VI) Un déjeûner à l'Hôtel de France. Grandeur des bénédictins ; VII) Décadence des bénédictins. Ferentino ; VIII) De Chaybde en Scylla. Marius et Murat ; IX) Dieu ou prohète? Comme quoi il ne faut pas se fier aux apparences. Arrivée au couvent du Mont-Cassin ; X) Le couvent du Mont-Cassin. Effet inattendu d'un clair de Lune ; XI) Carosella. Promenade dans Capoue ; XII) Ce qui perdit Annibal. A propos de chansons ; XIII) Les États-Romains et le royaume de Naples ; XIV) Voir Naples et puis...vivre! Ce que c'est qu'un jettatore. 2: Excursion dans les Environs de Naples, Le Tombeau de Sannazar: I) Déception ; II) L'église Ste. Marie-du-Part ; III) Le mausolée ; IV) Une matinée dansante improvisée ; V) La Villa Reale. 3: La Fête de Pie IX. Edgeworn, rubbed, inner hinges cracked, endpapers dirty, else vg. Signed and inscribed by the author on the second leaf. 350.00

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170 FINCH, Robert University of Toronto Romance Series, 11) Sixth Sense : Individualism in French Poetry, 1686-1760
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1969, 
FINCH, Robert. The Sixth Sense : Individualism in French Poetry, 1686-1760.(Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1969). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[ vii]-x,(2),[3]-411,(1), frontispiece. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. University of Toronto Romance Series, number 11. Contents: 1.Introduction; 2. Segrais, Saint-Evremond, Perrault: Le Génie (1686); 3. Fé nelon: Qualities rather than Forms; 4. Fontenelle: Originality before Convention; 5. La Motte: A New Anatomy of Poetry; 6. Chaulieu and La Fare: Diction a Matter of Temperament; 7. Early Champions: i. Titon du Tillet: Poets and Musicians, ii. Dubos: Poetry, Painting and Music; 8. Later Assessors: i.André: The Relativity of Beauty, ii. Batteux: The Complexity of the Creati ve Art; 9. J.-B. Rousseau: Trouver la clef de l'âme; 10. Gresset: Créer ou se taire; 11. Lefranc de Pompignan: Rêver des mots; 12. Bernis: Il faut sentir pour savoir l'art de peindre; 13. L. Racine: Poésie engagée; 14. Lebrun: Le Génie (1760), and After. Very good in nicked, edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket. 25.00

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171 FINK, Leo Gregory Pilgrim Tales : Poems of the Holy Grail
Dolphin Press, Philadelphia, 1935, 
FINK, Leo Gregory. Pilgrim Tales : Poems of the Holy Grail. Philadelphia : The Dolphin Press, 1935. Pp (4),5-96. 8vo, red cloth spine, green cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Ireland (Catholic Faith; Eucharastic Love; A Drop of Water; Ode to Saint Patreick). 2. France (0 Anima Mea!; The Blind Beggar's Light; Consolation; No Man's Land; InMemoriam; The Virgin of Lourdes; Liaison Rosary). 3. Italy (Springtime of the Soul; Ode to St. Charles Borromeo; Ode to St. Cecelia; In Memory of Dante — Horace's Ode translated; The Martyr's Soliloquy; Faith's Treasury; Christ's Chosen Power). 4. Switzerland (The Cathedral of the Alps). 5. Germany(The Storm, on the Eiver Rhine; Traumerei — Nurnburg). 6. Austria (Nature and Music — Vienna). 7. Holland (Fra Paul of Blumentlial). 8. Belgium (Arise all Ye Soldiers of Christ — Waterloo; The Chapel of Louvain). 9. England (Penitent's Ode to Death (Charter House); Despair's Ode to Death (London Tower); Sinner's Ode to Death (St. Etheldreda's Church)). 10. Outre Mer (To Three War-Mothers). Rubbed, wear to spine ends, front inner hinge cracked, smudge to rear endpapers, else very good. 30.00

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Proust, the Body and Literary Form.  in dj , FINN, Michael R. PROUST, Marcel) Cambridge Studies in French 59)
172 FINN, Michael R. PROUST, Marcel) Cambridge Studies in French 59) Proust, the Body and Literary Form. in dj
Cambridge University Press, 1999, ISBN:0521641896 
FINN, Michael R. Proust, the Body and Literary Form. (NY): Cambridge University Press, (1999). Pp. 207. 8vo, black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Cambridge Studies in French 59. A study examining Proust's anxieties about novel-writing. Vg in dj. 65.00

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173 FLANNER, Janet American in Paris : Profile of an Interlude between two Wars. First Edition
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1940, 
FLANNER, Janet. An American in Paris : Profile of an Interlude between two Wars. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1940). First Edition. Pp (10),3-416,(1). 8vo, light green cloth, gilt lettering to palwe green panels to front board and spine, top edge dyed green. A first printing (with First Edition not stated on copyright page, as issued). Contents : Prefatory: All Gaul Is Divided; Her Majesty Queen Mary; Mr. Ambassador; One Man Group; HandspringsAcross the Sea; Perfumes and Politics; Russian Firebird; The French Lily; Isadora; Dearest Edith; Come as Somebody Else. Four Studies in Modes: The Egotist; 31 Rue Cambon; Comet; Mainbocher. Crime and Punishment: Tourist; The Swindling Présidente; The Murder in Le Mans; The Murder in Guiana; Murderin the Hermitage; Murder Among the Lovebirds; Fashions in Spies; The Last Great Grand Guillotiner of France. Fuhrer: A Document. Spine sunned and lightly spotted, corners bumped, front inner hinge cracked, else very good. 60.00

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Jules und Henry, oder Die Schule des Herzens.  ltd.  signed.  in slipcase., FLAUBERT, Gustave ACKERMANN, Peter
174 FLAUBERT, Gustave ACKERMANN, Peter Jules und Henry, oder Die Schule des Herzens. ltd. signed. in slipcase.
Propylaen Verlag, Berlin, 1971, 
(ACKERMANN, Peter) FLAUBERT, Gustave. Jules und Henry, oder Die Schule des Herzens . Mit 25 Original-Radierungen von Peter Ackermann. Berlin: Im Propyläen Verlag, (1971). Pp. [1]-213,(3), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. 4to, light brown cloth with printed cream paper title block to spine, in darker brown cloth covered slipcase. Die Serie B, ein Büttenband in Büttenschuber, ist in fünfhundert im Impressum numerierten und vom Künstler signierten Exemplaren erschienen. Die Titel-Radierung wurde vom Künstler signiert. Dieser Band gehört zur Serie B und trägt die Nummer 137. A lovely copy of a translation of Flaubert's "Jules and Henry, or, the School of the Heart", supplemented by 25 full-page illustrations by German-born artist Peter Ackermann. The frontispiece is an engraved print by Ackermann, signed bythe artist in pencil. Each plate has a tissue guard facing it. Ackermann a lso hand-numbered and signed the colophon. The pages are uncut, but printedon one side only. Text in German. Vg in slipcase. Signed by Ackermann. 350 .00

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Madame Bovary : A Story of Provincial Life.  First Edition in dustjacket, FLAUBERT, Gustave AUSTEN, John MAY, J. Lewis, trans.
175 FLAUBERT, Gustave AUSTEN, John MAY, J. Lewis, trans. Madame Bovary : A Story of Provincial Life. First Edition in dustjacket
1928, 
FLAUBERT, Gustave. Madame Bovary : A Story of Provincial Life. Translated with an Introduction by J. Lewis May. Illustrated by John Austen. L.: John Lane / The Bodley Head, (1928). First Printing. Lg 8vo, grey cloth. Cloth slightly browned, else vg in nicked dj. 75.00

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Salammbo , FLAUBERT, Gustave LOMBARD, Alfred
176 FLAUBERT, Gustave LOMBARD, Alfred Salammbo
1938, 
FLAUBERT, Gustave. Salammbo. Illustrations de Alfred Lombard. Édition du Centenaire. Paris : Éditions de la Librairie de France, Rombaldi, Éditeur, (1938). Pp 352. Lg 8vo, wrappers. Oeuvres Completes Illustrées de Gustave Flaubert. Vg. 60.00

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177 FLEUTIAUX, Pierrette LEGGATT, Jeremy (trans.) We Are Eternal. 1st US in dj
Little, Brown and Company, 1994, ISBN:0316286176 
FLEUTIAUX, Pierrette. We Are Eternal. Translated from the French by Jeremy Leggatt. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1994). First US Edition. Pp. 565. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, blue cloth spine, gilt titles to spine 20.00

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178 FORD, Ford Madox Mirror to France. First American Edition
Albert & Charles Boni Publishers, New York, 1926, 
FORD, Ford Madox. A Mirror to France. New York : Albert & Charles Boni Publishers, (1926). First American Edition. Pp (4),5-290,(2), colour frontispiece. 8vo, red cloth, gren lettering to front board and spine. Harvey, Ford Madox Ford, 1873-1939 : A Bibliography of Works and Criticism A60. Dedicatedto Gertrude Stein. Contents : 1. Introductory. 2. Rive Gauche. 3. The Left Bank Again. 4. Politics. 5. The Body Politic. 6. The Sou. 7. "Vivent les F emmes..." 8. Being out of Heart with Government. 9. (L'Envoi) From the GreyStone. Spine and margins of back cover sunned, remnant of bookseller's tic ket, else very good. 70.00

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179 FORD, R.A.D. Holes in Space.
Hounslow Press, Toronto , 1979, ISBN:0888820380 
FORD, R.A.D. Holes in Space. (Toronto : Hounslow Press, 1979). First Edition. Pp (10),1-60,(2). 8vo, black card covers, white lettering to front coverand spine. “Holes in Space includes both new poems and translations from t he French, the German, and the Russian.” - from the back cover. Robert Arthur Douglas Ford (b. January 8, 1915, Ottawa - d. April 12, 1998, Vichy, France) was a Canadian poet, translator and diplomat. "Ubiety", "A New Country", "Without Horizon.", "Holes in Space", "The Revisionist", "Emptiness", "Lunatic King", "The Losers", "A Gangrenous Yearl", "On the Beach", "Ulysses", "The Seepage of Will", "A World Explained", "Anguish (from the Russian ofAndrei Voznesensky)", "The Lichen", "Hating Poetry", "Witness to My .Body" , "Behind the Silence", "First Love", "Child in the Arctic", "The Second-Rate", "Stopped in Space", "The Message Is Blurred", "Poem (from the French of Lorand Gaspar)", "Pieces or Memory", The Threshold of Absence", "Poem", "Poem (from the German of Rainer Maria Rilke)", "December 31, 1974", "'L'Autre Sommeil' (Julien Green)", "Time in the North", "The Emigrants", "The Volcano", "Of the North", "The Desert", "The Tundra", "The Grave of Pasternak", "Poem for Pasternak", "Three Octets (from the Russian of Osip Mandelshtam)", "Who Went Back", "Into the Wilderness", "The Grove", "A Joy in the Air", "Living in the North", "Western Ontario", "Chance", "Typhoon", "Pacific Coast Rain", "Sugaring-off Party", "The Point of Aries", "Les Fiançailles (from the French of Guillaume Apollinaire)", The Traveller", "Anoesis", "The Hubbub of April", "Recommendation (from the Russian of Andrei Voznesensky)". Blue stain to bottom corner of back cover, else very good. Inscribed by the author. 25.00

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180 FORD, R.A.D. Solitary City : Poems and Translations. First Edition, hardback in dustjacket
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto , 1969, 
FORD, R.A.D. The Solitary City : Poems and Translations. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1969. Pp 94. purple patterned paper-covered boards. Spadoni &Donnelly 2094. Robert Arthur Douglas Ford (b. January 8, 1915, Ottawa - d. April 12, 1998, Vichy, France) was a Canadian poet, translator and diploma t. His second book of poems; includes translations of Akhmatova, Mayakovskyand Pasternak. Very good -fine in dustjacket (light soiling, small stain t o rear panel corner, 1/2" section missing from front panel by spine, closedtear and creasing). 35.00

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