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1 Lang (Andrew) Ballade of the Happy Hunting Grounds.

[San Francisco]: Cecil and James Johnson at the Windsor Press, 1929. A broadside poem on a single sheet measuring 20 x 15 inches, once folded to make a large booklet, the printed area on the front measuring 10 x 15 inches. The Roxburgh device is printed in gray & gold at the head. Short tear to upper margin, some yellow discoloration around top & bottom edges, a very good copy. A poem of the Bookman's Paradise, every book scout's Shangri-La. Not common. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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2 Lang (Andrew) In The Wrong Paradise and Other Stories.
cat40a 
NY: Harpers, 1887. First American edition. Half-cloth, red, & marbled boards, spine lettered in black. Salmon end papers. Scuff on spine, library rubber stamps on end papers and a couple of internal pages, quaint old California district library label on inner front cover, a very good copy. Nine stories, six are fantasies including a lost-race tale, two ghost stories, a future satire and an early prehistoric tale. Suvin: Victorian Science Fiction in the UK: pages 29-30. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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3 Lang (Andrew) Old Friends. Essays in Epistolary Parody.

London: Longmans, Green, 1890. First edition. Light blue boards with white spine lettered in blue. One of 150 numbered copies on large paper. Some dust soiling of spine and a bit of shelf wear to spine ends and tips. bookplate on inner front cover, some foxing of end leaves, a clean very good copy otherwise, very fresh internally. The frontispiece features a golfer. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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4 Lang (Andrew) and Paul Sylvester. The Dead Leman and Other Tales From The French.
NY: Scribner & Welford, 1889. First American edition. cat40a 
Original blue decorative cloth, spine and front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Floral patterned end papers. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. A bit of repair to inner front hinge, light edge wear, short tear at base of spine, but a bright very good copy. Printed in Britain, this is an American issued utilizing the sheets of the London, Swan Sonnenschein edition published the same year. Facing the title page is a leaf printing a notice from Sonnenschein concerning the American edition. Translations of seven weird stories by Gautier, Merimee, others. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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