Hugo Grotius: De Veritate Religionis Christianae, Cramoisy Paris 1640 in as found estate condition. Measures 3 inches wide, 5.25 inches high and 1 1/8 inches thick in pig skin binding. 374 pages.
SEVEN GOTHIC TALES by Isak Dinesen. First Edition, 1934, Modern Library, New York-#54. Dust jacket is in excellent condition. Corners of DJ are in very good shape. Green Boards in good condition. Owners name top right of first page. 420 pages. Introduction written by Dorothy Canfield. True first edition, debuting Isak Dinesen in America, then republished later in England and in 1935, translated and published into Danish that same year. -"The light in it is strange clear light, and in it we see a series of vigorously presented outrageously unexpected beings. They seemed endowed with a sort of legendary intensity of living, almost beyond the possible." Same author who wrote Out Of Africa.
Walden by Henry David Thoreau. With an introduction by Basil Willey and woodcut illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane. Published in 1951 by Bramhall House, a division of Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., by arrangement with W. W. Norton and Company. Hardbound with original dust cover.
Louys, Pierre: Aphrodite. Published in Paris by Librairie Borel in 1896. Leather bound in very good condition. Measures 7.5 inches x 4 inches x 1 inches. Many little illustrations.
Leather backed set of Historie de France comprising 13 volumes. Published in Paris in 1834 by IMPRIMERIE DE CASIMIR, Rue de la Vieille-Monnais, no 12. Edited by L. Mame. Very good condition. No broken bindings or torn pages. Each volume measures 8.5 x 5 inches x 1 inch. From the collection of a retired Yale University librarian and scholar.