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201 FROMENT, Eugène REBEK, Kathleen FROMENT, Eugène) Story of a Round Loaf
Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979, ISBN:0138508348 
FROMENT, Eugène. The Story of a Round Loaf. Illustrations adapted by Kathleen Rebek. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1979). Pp. 62. Square8vo, brown faux leather, decorative black borders to front and rear covers , gilt titles to front and spine. A delightful children's story about the adventures of a young boy on his way to deliver a loaf of bread. Based on the original story and illustrations by Froment, a wood engraver who lived and worked in France from 1844 to 1900. Vg. 25.00

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202 FRY, Roger) SUTTON, Denys, edited with an introduction by) Letters of Roger Fry. 2 volumes.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1972, ISBN:0701115998 
(FRY, Roger). The Letters of Roger Fry. Edited and with an introductiion byDenys Sutton. IN TWO VOLUMES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1972. First Printin g. I: Pp. (6),vii-xviii,1-364, portrait frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. II. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),367-787,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spines. "This two-volume selection of Fry's letters throws a great deal of light on many aspects of artistic and literary life in England,the United States and France. For Fry had numerous and close contacts with writers as well as painters and designers, was the founder of the renowned Omega Workshops, designed his own house as well as sets for plays, and tra nslated the poems of Mallarmé into English. All the time he went on with his painting, and wrote copiously for the leading art journals, especially the Burlington Magazine. In his private life he suffered greatly when his wife Helen, whom he dearly loved, became insane. But, as these letters show, he overcame this tragedy, and the outstanding quality of the later letters is their serenity. Fry had various loves, one of them for a long time being the painter Vanessa Bell. His intimate friends thus included her sister Virginia Woolf, and it was she who wrote the official biography of him which was published in 1940." - from the dust jacket. Very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dust jackets. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his pencilled marginalia. The set for 50.00

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203 G.W.V.A. of Newfoundland) HUNT, Margaret WINTER, J.A. TAIT, R.H. Veteran, The 12:3, December 1938
Veteran, 1938, 
G.W.V.A. of Newfoundland. The Veteran, Volume 12, Number 3, December 1938. Official Organ of the Great War Veteran's Association of Newfoundland, (Incorporated). [St. John's]: The Veteran / G.W.V.A, 1938. Pp. (6),[1]-108,(4),+ 2 p. of advertising plates. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated purple wraps with white spine. Includes: Capt. L.C. Murphy's "The Memories Christmas Brings", Hon. J.A. Winter's "A Visit to Newfoundland's War Memor ials in France and Belgium", W.R. Dawe's "Thoughts on Christmas in the R.N.R.", Ethel Weir's "The War Memorial", Rev. Richard T. McGrath's "'Tis Christmas in Your Hearts", Rev. J.E. Bell's "Even Unto Bethlehem", Ike Newell's "Moments in Mood", N.I. Sholto-Douglas's "Christmas on a South African Farm", Lieut. M.J. Nugent's "A Voyage at Christmas", Capt. E.F. Brayham's "The Empire's Decorative Timbers", John Cater's "Fishing and Shooting", Charles Dickens's "Some Reflections of Christmas", Captain R.G. Griffith's "In the Birthplace of Christmas", Robert M. MacDonald's "Unexpected Christmas Dinner in New South Wales", J.D. Clayton's "Jungle Kultur: Black and White", W.A. Munn's "Commemorate Our Heroes", Basil Fuller's "Christmas Flies to the Arctic" and "Christmas Trees", D.L.I.'s "A Christmas Fantasy", Major R.H. Tait's "Christmas Reminiscences, 1914-1918", Lieut.-General Sir W.R. Marshall's "The Advance from Cape Helles", T.A. Raman's "Curative Magic in India", Roland D. Doane's "The Flying Headsman", S.J. Cantor's "If Australia Were Europe", D.M. Berry's "Soldier and Sailor, Too", Margaret Hunt's "And So Came Christmas", Capt. D.C.T. Bennett's "Across the Atlantic in the Imperial Airways Liner Mercury", Capt. Alex Scott's "Fatigues", and Cantor's "War Is Like That". Rubbed, rust stains near staples, rear cover creased, spine ends nicked, else vg. For the issue. 90.00

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204 GAIR, Reavley, (ed.) COGSWELL, Fred GIBBS, Robert Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. First Edition, hardcover,in dustjacket.
Goose Lane / Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1985, ISBN:0864920520 
GAIR, Reavley, (ed.). A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. (Fredericton, New Brunswick : "Published by Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions Ltd", 1985). First Edition. Pp (2),3-286,(2). With many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt to spine. William Reavley Gair (b. January 1939) was a professor of English at the University of New Brunswick. "'A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick' provides an introduction to the major languages and literatures of the province. Though this volume was conceived as part of the Bicentennial celebration in 1984, the earliest materials it describes pre-date the founding of New Brunswick. Micmac and Maliseet were spoken here centuries before the first European settlers came, and story-tellers gave form to the dreams and common experiences of the original peoples, contributing to a traditionwhich extends unbroken to the present day. It is with the Micmac and Malis eet languages, therefore, that this volume begins. But the newer traditionsof eastern Canada are long-established too. Jacques Cartier's grim winter of 1535-36 at the mouth of the Ste-Croix River (in present-day Quebec) served as a prologue to the slow establishment of what became New France, whilethe recorded Acadian literary tradition may be traced to a masque entitled 'The Theatre of Neptune', written by Marc Lescarbot and performed on Novem ber 14, 1606, 'upon the waves of Port Royal[' by actors in canoes -- the earliest known dramatic performance written in an old-world language on the edges of what was to become Canada. Acadian French remains the proud inheritance of the Acadian people, and 'A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick' includes essays on the language, poetry, theatre, fiction, essay,public speech, as well as the folklore of the Acadians. Though a few Engli sh-speaking settlers had penetrated the land much earlier, it was the Loyalist influx of 1783, after the American War of Independence, which led in the following year to the political entity known as New Brunswick. The English literary tradition, in its more formal expressions, is therefore essentially confined to the period of the province's political history, and until recently was much influenced by what Fred Cogswell has described as the 'classical education' of many of its writers. Not surprisingly however, the English language in use in the province shows the influence of the Scots and the Irish in addition to other less predictable ethnic strands." -from the rear cover. Contents Introduction: New Brunswick 1784-1984; the Literary Heritage by Reavley Gair; "The Micmac Language" by Roy Wright; "Maliseet: The Language of the St. John River Indians" by László Szabó; "Acadian Forms of Speech" by Louise Péronnet "The English Language in New Brunswick 1784-1984" by A. Murray Kinloch; "English Language in Francophone New Brunswick" by Anthony B. House; "Acadian Poetry" by Yves Bolduc, translated by Elizabeth Jones; "English Poetry in New Brunswick Before 1880" by Fred Cogswell; "English Poetry in New Brunswick 1880-1940"by Barrie Davies; "English Poetry inNew Brunswick 1940-1982" by Robert Gibbs; "A Short History of Acadian Thea tre in New Brunswick"by Laurent Lavoie "English Drama in New Brunswick" by Mary E. Smith; "The Neglected Heritage: A Look at the Study of Acadian Folklore" by Robert Labelle, translated by R. Finck; "From Yesterday's Novel toTomorrow's" by Hans Runte, translated by Elizabeth Jones; "Early English P rose Writing in New Brunswick" by Don Conway" "English Prose Writing in NewBrunswick: World War I to the Present" by Fred Cogswell; "The Public Speec h and the Essay in Acadia" by Anne-Marie Robichaud, translated by R. Finck;"Discovering Two Literatures: Some Remarks About Translations of the Two M ajor Literatures of New Brunswick" by Henri Dominique Paratte. With Select Bibliography and Index Name, else very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. First Edition, paperback, GAIR, Reavley, (ed.) COGSWELL, Fred GIBBS, Robert
205 GAIR, Reavley, (ed.) COGSWELL, Fred GIBBS, Robert Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. First Edition, paperback
Goose Lane / Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1985, ISBN:0864920393 
GAIR, Reavley, (ed.). A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. (Fredericton, New Brunswick : "Published by Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions Ltd", 1985). First Edition. Pp (2),3-286,(2). With many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, illustrated beige card covers with black lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. William Reavley Gair (b. January 1939) was a professor of English at the University of New Brunswick. "'A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick' provides an introduction to the major languages and literatures of the province. Though this volume was conceived as part of the Bicentennial celebration in 1984, the earliest materials it describes pre-date the founding of New Brunswick. Micmac and Maliseet were spoken here centuries before the first European settlers came, and story-tellers gave form to the dreams andcommon experiences of the original peoples, contributing to a tradition wh ich extends unbroken to the present day. It is with the Micmac and Maliseetlanguages, therefore, that this volume begins. But the newer traditions of eastern Canada are long-established too. Jacques Cartier's grim winter of 1535-36 at the mouth of the Ste-Croix River (in present-day Quebec) served as a prologue to the slow establishment of what became New France, while the recorded Acadian literary tradition may be traced to a masque entitled 'The Theatre of Neptune', written by Marc Lescarbot and performed on November14, 1606, 'upon the waves of Port Royal[' by actors in canoes -- the earli est known dramatic performance written in an old-world language on the edges of what was to become Canada. Acadian French remains the proud inheritance of the Acadian people, and 'A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick' includes essays on the language, poetry, theatre, fiction, essay, public speech, as well as the folklore of the Acadians. Though a few English-speaking settlers had penetrated the land much earlier, it was the Loyalistinflux of 1783, after the American War of Independence, which led in the f ollowing year to the political entity known as New Brunswick. The English literary tradition, in its more formal expressions, is therefore essentiallyconfined to the period of the province's political history, and until rece ntly was much influenced by what Fred Cogswell has described as the 'classical education' of many of its writers. Not surprisingly however, the English language in use in the province shows the influence of the Scots and the Irish in addition to other less predictable ethnic strands." -from the rearcover. Contents Introduction: New Brunswick 1784-1984; the Literary Herita ge by Reavley Gair; "The Micmac Language" by Roy Wright; "Maliseet: The Language of the St. John River Indians" by László Szabó; "Acadian Forms of Speech" by Louise Péronnet "The English Language in New Brunswick 1784-1984" by A. Murray Kinloch; "English Language in Francophone New Brunswick" by Anthony B. House; "Acadian Poetry" by Yves Bolduc, translated by Elizabeth Jones; "English Poetry in New Brunswick Before 1880" by Fred Cogswell; "English Poetry in New Brunswick 1880-1940"by Barrie Davies; "English Poetry in New Brunswick 1940-1982" by Robert Gibbs; "A Short History of Acadian Theatrein New Brunswick"by Laurent Lavoie "English Drama in New Brunswick" by Mar y E. Smith; "The Neglected Heritage: A Look at the Study of Acadian Folklore" by Robert Labelle, translated by R. Finck; "From Yesterday's Novel to Tomorrow's" by Hans Runte, translated by Elizabeth Jones; "Early English Prose Writing in New Brunswick" by Don Conway" "English Prose Writing in New Brunswick: World War I to the Present" by Fred Cogswell; "The Public Speech and the Essay in Acadia" by Anne-Marie Robichaud, translated by R. Finck; "Discovering Two Literatures: Some Remarks About Translations of the Two Major Literatures of New Brunswick" by Henri Dominique Paratte. With Select Bibliography and Index Very good. 17.00

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206 GALLANT, Mavis Home Truths: Sixteen Stories. 1st UK in dj.
Jonathan Cape, 1985, 
GALLANT, Mavis. Home Truths : Sixteen Stories. L: Jonathan Cape, (1985). First UK edition. Pp 330. 8vo, black cloth. Front corners slightly bumped at bottom, paper starting to yellow slightly, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00

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207 GALLANT, Mavis HANCOCK, Geoff (ed.) Illusion One Mau to Lew : The Maurice Ravel - Lewis Carroll Friendship
Aya Press, 1983, 
GALLANT, Mavis. "Mau to Lew : The Maurice Ravel - Lewis Carroll Friendship". As it was published in Illusion One : Fables, Fantasies and Metafictions,pp. 13-23. Edited by Geoff Hancock. (Toronto): Aya Press, 1983. Pp. 162. 8 vo, white card covers with brown ill., gilt titles to front, black titles to spine. Vg. $15.00

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208 GARNETT, David War in the Air : September 1939 to May 1941. First Edition.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1941, 
GARNETT, David. War in the Air : September 1939 to May 1941. London: Chatto& Windus, 1941. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix,(3),1-200, + 8 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Conquest of Poland; 2. The "Phoney" War; 3. The R.A.F. Before the War; 4. R.A.F. and G.A.F. Compared; 5. The Work of Coastal Command; 6. Work of Bomber Command; 7. Fighter Command and the B.A.F.F.; 8. The Air War in Norway; 9. The Conquest of Holland; 10. The Invasion of France; 11. The Battle over Dunkirk; 12. Daylight Raids on Britain; 13. Invasion Ports and Submarine Bases (pp. 136-142); 14. The Night Bombing; 15. THe Mediterranean Campaigns; 16. Help from the United States. Light foxing to initialand final leaves, light spotting to spine, short split to tail of rear out er hinge, else very good. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his inked acquisition note to the flyleaf. 25.00

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209 GARY, Romain AJAR, Emile (pseud) European Education.. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1960, 
GARY, Romain. A European Education. New York : Simon & Schuster, (1960). First Printing. Translation of Éducation européenne, 1945. Fine in near fine priceclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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210 GARY, Romain AJAR, Emile (pseud) WRIGHT, Barbara (trans.) King Solomon. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Harper & Row, New York, 1983, ISBN:0060390190 
GARY, Romain. King Solomon. Translated from the French by Barbara Wright. New York : Harper & Row, (1983). First US Edition. Pp. 255. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, navy cloth spine, silver titles to spine. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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211 GASPAR, Lorand. Gisements - poésie
Flammarion, 1968, 
GASPAR, Lorand. Gisements [poésie]. N.pl.: Flammarion, (1968). Pp (2),[1]-121,(5). First Trade Edition. 8vo, white printed card covers. No. 916 of 1500 trade copies. Lorand Gaspar was born in 1925 in Hungary, became a naturalized French citizen after the Second World War, was chief surgeon at a private French hospital in Jerusalem, and lived at the edge of the desert. His first collection of poetry won the Prix Guillaume Apollinaire in 1967. Textin French. Slightly cocked, spine crease, rubbed, else very good. From the library of Canadian poet and scholar Michael Bishop, with his autograph. 3 0.00

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212 GAUDET, Jeannette. DURAS, Marguerite. ATLAN, Liliane. GIRAUDON, Liliane. Writing Otherwise : Atlan, Duras, Giraudon, Redonnet, and Wittig.
Editions Rodopi , Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA, 1999, ISBN:9042004770 
GAUDET, Jeannette. Writing Otherwise : Atlan, Duras, Giraudon, Redonnet, and Wittig. Amsterdam– Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1999. First Edition. Chiasma 10.Pp [1]-235,(5). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The tenth volume in the Chiasma series. “Essentially a comparative and contrastive analysis, Writi ng Otherwise examines the prose of five French women authors: Liliane Atlan, Marguerite Duras, Liliane Giraudon, Marie Redonnet, and Monique Wittig. Through close readings of texts published after 1985, this book explores thebroad concerns and preoccupations infusing the ontological enterprise that is écriture. While maintaining a sensitivity to the diversity of styles an d themes, as well as the unique qualities of the poetic voice evident in the five texts under consideration, this study seeks to highlight, in very general terms, what is common to them. The intertextual ground that informs the works, the construction of subjectivity, and the ambivalence and tensioninherent to the practice writing constitute significant and important area s of convergence. These features form the ground of each chapter, while specific areas of divergence complete the discussion of individual aesthetics.Inspired by feminist literary theory, Writing Otherwise is also concerned with how these five women writers negotiate their relationship to writing.”- from the back cover. Very good. 30.00

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213 GAUTHIER, Jacques Chroniques d'Acadie : Tome I. Clovis
Éditions Pierre Tisseyre, Montréal, 1992, ISBN:2890514811 
GAUTHIER, Jacques. Chroniques d'Acadie : Tome I. Clovis. Montréal : Éditions Pierre Tisseyre, (1992). Pp. 470. Text in French. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Clovis est le premier d'une saga de quatre volumes, qui raconte la destinée à la fois tragique et exaltante de deux familles ennemies qui s'affrontent à travers les siècles dans un combat mortel à finir." - from the rear cover. Spécimen Gratuit inkstamp to half-title, else very good. 15.00

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214 GENET, Jean GINSBERG, Allen May Day Speech
City Lights, 1970, 
GENET, Jean. May Day Speech. Description by Allen Ginsberg. (San Francisco) : City Lights, (1970). Pp 25. 8vo, stapled wrappers. Rubbed, else vg. 25.00

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215 GENET, Jean GINSBERG, Allen May Day Speech
City Lights, San Francisco, 1970, 
GENET, Jean. May Day Speech. Description by Allen Ginsberg. (San Francisco): City Lights, (1970). Pp (2),1-25,(5). 8vo, illustrated white stapled car d covers. Rubbed, spine and margins browned, short tear to back cover, elsevery good. 15.00

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Thief's Journal. 1st US in dj , GENET, Jean SARTRE, Jean-Paul, foreword FRECHTMAN, Bernard, trans.
216 GENET, Jean SARTRE, Jean-Paul, foreword FRECHTMAN, Bernard, trans. Thief's Journal. 1st US in dj
Grove Press, 1964, 
GENET, Jean. The Thief's Journal. Foreword by Jean-Paul Sartre. Translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman. N.Y.: Grove Press, (1964). First Printing. Pp 268. 8vo, red cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 65.00

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217 GENET, Jean). WHITE, Edmund WHITE, Edmund Genet : A Biography. US in dj. remainder
1993, 
(GENET, Jean). WHITE, Edmund. Genet : A Biography. With a Chronology by Albert Dichy. N.Y.: 1993. Remainder mark to top edge, else fine in near-fine dj. 20.00

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218 GERIN, Pierre Autour de Babel : Fantasie grammaticale
1977, 
GÉRIN, Pierre. Autour de Babel : Fantasie grammaticale. Sherbrooke, Québec : Éditions Naaman, (1977). Pp (6),[9]-65,(7). Sm.8vo, card covers. Gérin a professor at Mount Saint Vincent University. "À l'époque de l'anti-roman et de l'anti-théâtre, il fallait bien une antigrammaire. La voici." - from the r.cover. In the series Collection "Études". Vg. 15.00

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219 GIDE, André PLEIADE NADEAU, Maurice DAVET, Yvonne Romans : Recits et Soties, Oeuvres Lyriques. in dj
Bibliothéque de la Pleiade, 1969, 
GIDE, André. Romans : Recits et Soties, Oeuvres Lyriques. Introduction par Maurice Nadeau. Notices et bibliographies par Yvonne Davet et Jean-Jacques Thierry. [Paris]: (Éditions Gallimard) / Bibliothéque de la Pleiade, (1969). Pp. 1614. Text in French. Small 8vo, brown leather, green title block with gilt to spine, ribbon marker, top edge dyed orange. Glassine wraps. Volume 135 of the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. Name, else vg in dj. 50.00

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220 GIDE, André). GENOVA, Pamela Antonia GENOVA, Pamela Antonia. Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures Vol. 8. André Gide dans le Labyrinthe de la Mythotextualité. in dj.
Purdue University Press, 1995, 
(GIDE, André). GENOVA, Pamela Antonia. André Gide dans le Labyrinthe de la Mythotextualité. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, (1995). Pp 212. 8vo, grey cloth. Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures Vol. 8. Vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 30.00

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