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Gigi and the Cat
Colette,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1958. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. . Translated from the French by Roger Senhouse [Gigi] and Antonia White (The Cat). Two delightful short stories by the French writer Collette. Age toning of the page edges, no other damage to describe, no annotations. This is the first Penguin Edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 157 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television ; Literature -- French; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0281132. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0281132  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Rabelais
France, Anatole [pseudonym of Anatole-Francois Thibault], 1844-1924,
Victor Gollancz, London, 1929. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Edy Leonard. First Edition. 1.0 kg.; 285, (3) pages in original beige cloth with leather titling block and gilt writing at the top of the spine. The spine section and the edges of the cloth for approximately 1 inch are slightly darkened. Darkening off the top edge of the text block. Traces of foxing to the rear panel, offset tanning of front and rear free end pages. Internally clean, bright and without marking. Translated by Ernest Boyd, the present volume constitutes the 1st English edition of the lectures delivered by Anatole France at Buenos Ayres in 1909. These lectures were published for the 1st time in French in December 1928, and formed the 17th volume of the complete illustrated edition of the works of Anatole France issued by Calmann-Levy." Page 11. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Edy Leonard. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Literature -- French; Inventory No: 0231832. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $52.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0231832  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Heroic Deeds of Gargantua and Pantagruel
Rabelais, Francois,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1951. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Francis J. Broadhurst. First Edition. 1.15 kg; XVIII, 762 pages, last page blank, illustrated end pages, text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations, mostly half page, fragments of the original colour illustrated dust jacket are now protected. The front board is blind stamped, and the top edge of the text block is tinted yellow (lemon?). There are tape stains to three of the edges of the front end page which also shows signs of offset tanning, and the rear end page has a 3.0 inch tear and the loss of a triangular piece measuring approximately 0.5 inches on a side. Otherwise, aside from the normal darkening of the edges of the text block, the book is in good order. No indication as to the translator. This was the first volume of a uniform series of illustrated books. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Francis J. Broadhurst. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Literature -- French; Inventory No: 0215871. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0215871  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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