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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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1 Dumas, Alexandre Captain Marion
Christchurch The Caxton Press 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
No signatures. Some fading to the very ends of the spine. Some rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 53 pages. Green cloth boards. Page dimensions: 217mm x 135mm. "Precisely at the antipodes of Paris, lost amid the great southern ocean, there extends, stretching north and south, a land almost as large as France and in shape like Italy, cut at a third of a length by a strait dividing it into two islands." - the opening sentence. ; 8vo 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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2 Dumas, Alexandre. Captain Marion.
Christchurch The Caxton Press 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Owner's signature. Very slight fading and rubbing to ends pf spine. Some spotting to page edges. Some fading to dust wrapper. Some rubbing to dust wrapper at head of spine. No tears. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 53 pages. Green cloth boards. Page Dimensions: 218mm x 140mm. "Captain Marion is the story of the killing of Captain Marion du Fresne by the Maoris of North Auckland in 1772. It was written by Alexandre Dumas as one of four pieces under the title 'Drames de la Mer,' and seems to be largely based on Crozet's log. This translation, the only one in English, is by F. W. Reed, the Dumas authority, and it now appears in print for the first time." - from the dust wrapper blurb. ; 8vo 
Price: 94.50 NZD
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3 Dumas, Alexandre Le Chevalier de Maison Rouge
London Collins Clear-Type Press [c1930s] First Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
Previous owner's inscription dated 1943. Gutter at title page reinforced with tape. Some wear to leather at ends of spine.; Flexible maroon leather binding. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Maroon endpapers. 378 pages + frontispiece + plates. Page dimensions: 152 x 102mm. Text is in English.; 16mo 
Price: 29.70 NZD
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4 Dumas, Alexandre The Prussian Terror: a First Translation from the French by R. S. Garnett
London Stanley Paul & Co. 1915 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good with no dust jacket 
(1915) . Xv, 303, (1) pages + 48 pages publisher's advertisement for November 1913. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and black lettering and border on front board. "Colonial Edition" rubber stamp on title page. No signatures. Some spotting to page edges. ; 8vo 
Price: 54.00 NZD
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5 Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers
London Collins Clear-Type Press [c1940?] Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Moderate fading to spine leather. ; No date [c1940?]. xiii, [1], 752 pages. Full limp red leather binding, limp boards. Page dimensions: 152 x 101mm. Top page edges gilt. Series: Library of Classics. Complete in one volume. This is one of the novels included in Peter Boxall's "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die" (London: New Burlington Books, 2006. page 119.) 
Price: 37.80 NZD
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6 Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers
London Methuen (1923) Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Some foxing. Narrow split to gutter at title page.; 653, [1] pages. Red boards with black lettering and decoration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 167 x 103mm. Text in English, translated from the French by Alfred Allinson. With a 32 page Introdution by Andrew Lang, on pages 5-32. This is one of the novels included in Peter Boxall's "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die" (London: New Burlington Books, 2006. page 119.) 
Price: 40.50 NZD
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7 Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers
London Methuen (1923) Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
No signatures. A 40mm tear at tail of dust-jacket spine. Some other small tears and chips to margins of dust-jacket. Contemporary bookseller's label on dust-jacket spine, the New Zealand bookseller and publisher Whitcombe & Tombs. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 653, [1] pages. Red boards with black lettering and decoration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 167 x 102mm. Text in English, translated from the French by Alfred Allinson. With a 32 page Introdution by Andrew Lang, on pages 5-32. This is one of the novels included in Peter Boxall's "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die" (London: New Burlington Books, 2006. page 119.) Front flap of dust-jacket advertises "Methuen's Popular Novels 2/6 net each". Rear flap of dust-jacket advertises "Methuen's Cheap Novels Fcap. 8vo." 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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