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  • BARBER, Noel
    LIFE WITH TITINA

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1961. Octavo, black and olive boards. pp 160 + plates. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a small chip at head of yellowed spine; light yellowing and dust soiling to rear panel; VG otherwise, flap price intact. Inscribed by the author "For Denis, With love from us all - an our thanks. Nöel. Oct., 1961". Story of Barber's married life starting at age 45, in old farmhouse on Lake Geneva.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32006
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  • MEYER, Conrad Ferdinand, 1825-98
    THE MONK'S WEDDING. A Novel.

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Montreal: J. Theo. Robinson, Publisher, 1889. Octavo, greyish non-pictorial card covers printed in red and black. [2], 169, [5, ads] pp. Printed cover price of 30 cents, with "10c" rubber stamped to top margin of front cover; lacking the rear cover entirely; cheap text paper lightly yellowed; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy. Translated from the German by S.H. Adams. A rare edition of this novel by an important Swiss author, first published in German in 1884. This translation was first published Boston: Cup ples & Hurd, 1887. "THE MONK'S MARRIAGE is one of Meyer's most intricate and subtle creations, the story of a devoted monk who is persuaded to forsake his vows in order to marry his…

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    Montreal: J. Theo. Robinson, Publisher, 1889. Octavo, greyish non-pictorial card covers printed in red and black. [2], 169, [5, ads] pp. Printed cover price of 30 cents, with "10c" rubber stamped to top margin of front cover; lacking the rear cover entirely; cheap text paper lightly yellowed; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy. Translated from the German by S.H. Adams. A rare edition of this novel by an important Swiss author, first published in German in 1884. This translation was first published Boston: Cup ples & Hurd, 1887. "THE MONK'S MARRIAGE is one of Meyer's most intricate and subtle creations, the story of a devoted monk who is persuaded to forsake his vows in order to marry his brother's widow and thus perpetuate the family name. Astorre, the monk, goes out into the world and then falls deeply in love with someone else. Related as a tale narrated by Dante for the entertainment of a 14th century royal court, THE MONK'S MARRIAGE reflects its author's intense awareness of the eternal tensio n between reason and feeling, body and spirit, justice and mercy, as well as the immense power of creative love." - jacket of the 1965 Ungar edition. No copies of this edition located on AMICUS,

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 17350
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  • SONDER, Ambros, and Mina Grisch
    Vocabulari da Surmeir. Rumantsch-tudestg, tudestg-rumantsch.

    Coira (Chur), Switzerland: Leia Rumantscha, 1970. Octavo, blue cloth. Pp xl, 272, 192. Tidy ink name (date on other side) at top of front free endpaper, small corner crease to a few leaves, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 34519
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