LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO AROUND.

Some of the most elegant love stories ever written.

24462

24462 AUSTEN, Jane :
JANE AUSTEN THE COMPLETE WORKS. Seven Volume Set
Illustrated by Joan Hassall
Folio Society ,London, 1989.

Seventh Impression . Seven volumes, bound in quarter red cloth with decorated paper boards. in red slipcase. Very small split on the corner of the slipcase. Very Good hardcovers.
Mansfield Park, Emma, Pride & Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Sense & Sensibility, Shorter Stories.       $250.00 AUD

 

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JANE AUSTEN. The Complete Works.

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POETRY

24766

24766 PORTAL, Jane,[Editor];
The British Museum Chinese Love Poetry.
The British Museum Press, London, 2007.

8vo.pp.96 beautifully illustrations from the BM collection. the three arts of poetry, calligraphy and painting are regarded in China as the Triple Excellence.here they are brought together in a beautifully produced anthology of forty Chinese love poems.      

$20.00 AUD

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The British Museum Chinese Love Poetry Edited by Jane Portal.

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24770
24770 KEATS, John:
KEATS POETICAL WORKS.
Edited by H.W.Garrod.
Book Club Associates.London, 1979.

8vo .pp.xxix+ 477.Very Good hardcover in very good dust wrapper
This edition includes every poem, verse drama and fragment known to have been written by Keats.

” A thing of beauty is a joy forever.”       $20.00 AUD

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Keats Poetical Works. John Keats

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24768

24768.Khayyam, Omar ;

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM.Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.Bloomsbury Books, London, 1985

Illustrated by Willy Pogany . pp 112. A Very Bright and attractive copy of this beautiful book. Very Good hardcover in Very good dust wrapper

$22.00.AUD

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Illustrated by Willy Pogany

 

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24769

24769.Khayyam, Omar ;

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM.Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.

Bracken Books, London, 1985

Illustrated by RENE BULL. Some pale scattered foxing to the inferior endpapers. A Very attractive copy of this beautiful book Very Good hardcover in Very good though chipped dust wrapper

$30.00 AUD

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.

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20445

20445 MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.
BITTERSWEET WITHIN MY HEART. The Love Poems of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Translated and Edited by Robin Bell.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco,1992.12mo.pp.112. Illustrated throughout in colour.Many of contemporary portraits Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket.
ISBN .0811802361.All Mary Queen of Scots poetry in English and opposite in the original French with historical notes and captions.A charming and important historical literary work.$16.00 AUD

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Bittersweet Within My Heart The Love Poems of Mary, Queen of Scots.

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16749 The Golden Lotus. A Translation, from the Chinese original of the novel Chin P’ing Mei.

Routledge Kegan Paul, London,1972.

Four Volumes. Translated by Clement Egerton. pp.xx + 387. pp.viii + 376, pp.viii + 385, pp.viii + 375. Fine copies in Fine dustwrappers.

Pearl Buck called this “The Greatest novel of physical love which China has produced” It was first published in England in 1939.It is now published unexpurgated giving for the first time a complete and full translation in English. The Golden Lotus is a picture of family life in a polygamous household, told with an extreme frankness and wealth of detail.

The Set   $250.00 AUD

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The Golden Lotus A Translation, from the Chinese original of the novel Chin P’ing Mei.

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24767

24767 ISACCO, Enrico ;
KRISHNA THE DIVINE LOVER.Myth and Legend through Indian Art
Serindia Publications,London, 1982

4to.pp.218. profusely illustrated in b/w and with colour plates and illustrations. Very good hardcover in Very good dust wrapper.
Revered god, epic hero, divine love Krishna is the unique personification of these and many other attributes.

$60.00 AUD

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Krishna the Divine Lover. Myth & Legend through Indian Art by Enrico Isacco

The real love stories

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22984

22984 FRASER , Antonia [Editor]:
LOVE LETTERS An Illustrated Anthology .
Leopard, London, 1995.

4to.pp.192. Illustrated throughout.Original owners name stamp.on title page. else Very Good hard cover in Very Good dust jacket.
ISBN 0752901419 some glorious love letterswith glorious .illustrations

$20.00 AUD

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Love Letters An Illustrated Anthology edited by Antonia Fraser

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23220

23220 MAYLUNAS, Andrei & MIRONENKO, Segei :
A LIFELONG PASSION. Nicholas And Alexandra Their Own Story.
Translations from the Original Documents by Darya Galy
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1996.

First Edition. 8vo.pp.667. index, illustrations. Near fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0297815202  The love affair of Nicholas the last Csar of Russia and his wife Alix,the granddaughter of Queen Victoria, was a lifelong passion with a tragic end. They always wrote to each other in English but the overall correspondence was through the large tangled European Royal Family, includes the rumblings of war and revolution and the influence of Rasputin, right up to the heart stopping accounts of their executioners. It is an enthralling read.

$32.00 AUD

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A Lifelong Passion Nicholas & Alexandra Their Own Story by A.Maylunas & S.Mironenko

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