DANTE: Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures

Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures, coverGertrude Clarke Whittaill Poetry and Literature Fund. Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures. Washington DC: LIbrary of Congress, 1965. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26461) $12.00

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Includes “The Interest in Dante Shown by Nineteenth Century American Men of Letters” by J. Chesley Mathews;

“On Reading Dante in 1965: The Divine Comedy as a ‘Bridge Across Time'” by Francis Fergusson;

“The Relevance of the Inferno” by John Ciardi. 53p. Measures 6×9.25 inches.

Dante (1265-1321) was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language.

Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures, title page

CHASE-RIBOUD, B: Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud, Galleria Giulia – arte contemporanea, 2004)

Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud, Galleria Giulia - arte contemporanea, 2004), book cover Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud, Galleria Giulia – arte contemporanea, 2004). Galleria Giulia – arte contemporanea, 2004. Unmarked. Signed. Very Good. Paperback. (#26332) $20.00

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Beautiful color plates. Catalog of 3 marzo-17 aprile 2004 exhibition at Galleria Giulia.

Text in Italian and English. 24p. French flaps.

Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. 1939), is an internationally acclaimed visual artist, bestselling novelist and award-winning poet.

Established as a sculptor, Chase-Riboud attained international recognition with the publication of her first novel, Sally Hemings.

CHASE-RIBOUD: B: Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud)

Selz, Peter; Heckmanns, F. W. Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud). Berkeley Art Museum, 1972. Unmarked. 2 tiny white nicks on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26179) $25.00

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Exhibition catalog for 1972 exhibition, with exhibition checklist. B/W plates.

Essay by Genevieve Monnier on her (then) recent drawings.

Dialogue between Francoise Nora-Cachin and Barbara Chase-Riboud. 30p.

Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. 1939), is an internationally acclaimed visual artist, bestselling novelist and award-winning poet. Established as a sculptor, Chase-Riboud attained international recognition with the publication of her first novel, Sally Hemings.

KOKOSCHKA, O: Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern

Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern, book coverMoller, Lisa Lotte. Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern. Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1965. Ex-library. Paperback rebound by the library as a hardback. Measures 7.25×9.75 inches. Good. Hardcover. (#26165) $15.00

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One color illustration and B/W throughout. Text in German. 72p. Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) was an Austrian artist, poet and playwright best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes.

MACKENZIE, A: Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books)

Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books), book coverMacKenzie, Alexander. Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books). London and Glasgow: Collins, 1964. Unmarked. Decorations by Ian T. Morison. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26149) $12.00

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432 questions and answers arranged in 38 sections. Also 60 essay and discussion subjects. Comprehensive index of Shakespeare’s characters. 48p. Measures 7.25×10 inches.

MACHAUT: Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)

Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314), book coverCosman, Madeleine Pelner; Changler, Bruce (editors). Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314). New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. ISBN: 089072072X. Unmarked. Cover and a few early pages have a small tear at the bottom. Bibliography. 348p. Measures 6×9 inches. Acceptable. Paperback. (#25903) $12.00

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Contributors include Bernard R. Goldstein, John E. Murdoch, Edward Grant, Susan O. Thompson, Jonathan B. Riess and others. Guillaume de Machaut (1300–1377) was a medieval French poet and composer. He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available.

READ, H: Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics by Herbert Read

Read, Herbert. Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics. Faber & Faber, 1954. Unmarked text. Dust jacket with a closed tear and some edge wear. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25714) $20.00

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Includes Read’s various essays specifically on the subject of Anarchism, including one that was original for this volume. 234p. Index.