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The Watcher and Other Stories

by Calvino, Italo

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. First printing. Cloth. Fine/very good
. 181 pp., 8vo. Translated by William Weaver & Archibald Colquhoun. Jacket slightly rubbed and with one tiny closed tear, but still bright and nice.

Synopsis

The three long stories in this volume show the range and virtuosity of Italy’s most imaginative writer. “Like Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez, Italo Calvino dreams perfect dreams for us” (John Updike, New Yorker).Translated by William Weaver and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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bookseller
Passages Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
000029
Title
The Watcher and Other Stories
Author
Calvino, Italo
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1971

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About Passages Bookshop

Passages Bookshop stocks fine, rare, and unusual books and graphic art, with a concentration on modern and contemporary literature and art (particularly poetry and the avant-garde), artist's books, fine printing, and the book arts. The successor to New York City's Bridge Bookshop (late 1980s), Passages opened in Albuquerque in 1994 and relocated to Portland, Oregon, in 1997. In November of 2015 we moved to a new retail shop and gallery centrally located in Portland's east side, two blocks north of the convention center, where we are typically open Thursday through Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 pm, as well as by appointment or chance. Proprietor: David Abel, info@passagesbookshop.com

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