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    Three Titles Published by The Allen Press

    [The Allen Press]. [Giovanni Boccaccio, et al]. Group of Three Allen Press Titles, including: [Joseph Conrad, Henry James, et al.] Four Fictions. Kentfield: 1973. 155, [4, blank] pages. Contains works by Joseph Conrad, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James, and Luigi Pirandello. This edition is also illustrated, with contributions from Blair Hughes-Stanton, Michele Forgeois, Joseph Low, and Paolo Carosone. Large quarto. Bound in mustard and ivory paper over boards. In a Mylar dust jacket with large open tears on tail end of spine and lower corner of right edge. Browning on both joints, with the front joint starting to crack at the tail end. The tail and fore-edge are untrimmed. Textblock is slightly cockled. Else, a very good copy. [and:] Giovanni Boccaccio. Life of Dante. Greenbae: 1992. 71 pages. 2 illustrated plates. Revised translation by Philip Henry Wicksteed. Illustrated with wood-engravings by John DePol. Quarto. Publisher's dual-colored cloth bindings, light brown spine over decorative red and cream boards; gilt lettering on spine. In a Mylar dust jacket. Tail and fore-edge untrimmed. Prospectus sheet included, with very light scattered foxing on recto and verso. Light offsetting from woodcut-engravings onto opposite pages. Else, near fine. [and:] Jonah Judith Ruth. Greenbae: 1984. 49 [3, blank] pages. Illustrations by Michèle Forgeois. Small folio. Unbound pages in brown wrappers, and housed in a burnt orange cloth clamshell case. Gilt letters on front covers of clamshell case and wrappers. Prospectus sheet included. Small dampstains on left edge of clamshell case, fading the color of the fabric where affected. Else, near fine.

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