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The Law of Love
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The Law of Love

By Esquivel, Laura

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996. AC5 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book signed and dated by the author in near fine condition that has a few light stains and light shelf wear. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$10.00

The Law of Love
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The Law of Love

By Esquivel, Laura

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996. H4 - A first american edition book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopened music CD. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Prado, Miguelanxo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

The Law of Love
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The Law of Love

By Esquivel, Laura

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996. E4 - A first american edition book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopened music CD. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Prado, Miguelanxo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Red Bread
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Red Bread

By Genis, Alexander

Chicago, Illinois: Ivan R. Dee, 2000. CN1 - A trade paperback in near fine condition that has very light discoloration and shelf wear. Glas New Russian Writing Volume 24, contemporary Russian literature in English translation. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Henry James in Scandinavia: His Literary Reputation
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Henry James in Scandinavia: His Literary Reputation

By Lilliedahl, Ann

Brooklyn, New York: AMS Press, Inc., 2002. BP6 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the front free endpaper in near fine condition that has some bumped corners with no dust jacket. 11.5"x8.75", 97 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch: A Play in Five Acts

By Tolstoy, Alexei

New York, New York, USA: Brentanos, 1923. BH3 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with a black and white photo frontispiece with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light rubbing around the edges plus there is some light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library marks, pocket, stamps, label, and perforations on the spine, bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front endpaper, frontispiece, title page, copyright page, and page 13. Illustrated with a black and white photo frontispiece and 1 page of black and white reproductions. This is a title in the publisher's Moscow Art Theatre Series of russian Plays. Translated from the Russian by Jenny Covan. Edited by Oliver M. Sayler. A historical tragedy about Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch, a weak but pious Tsar and the younger son of Ivan the Terrible who secceeded to the throne after his fathers killed the elder brother. He ruled Russia from 1584-1598. The action is set in the middle of his reign 91p.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$7.00

The Meeting at Telgte

By Grass, Gunter

San Diego, California, USA: Harcourt Trade Publishers, 1981. BU1 - A hard cover later printing withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with silver lettering and graphics on the spine and a large silver graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the front freepaper, title page, and top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some light tape staining on the outside surfaces of the boards from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped down to the boards. The dust jacket shows very, very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the German. With an afterword by Leonard Forster. The story is set in 1647. The 30 Years' War is drawing to a close and a group of poets from all parts of Germany gathered togethe for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation: its language and literature. The author sets this fictitious meeting in parallel with a real meeting of German poets and writers, known as Group 47 at the end of World War II. This author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. By the author of "The Tin Drum," "Dog Years," "Local Anaesthetic," "From the Diary of a Snail," "The Flounder," and "Cat and Mouse." 147p.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.00

Mamzelle Dragonfly
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Mamzelle Dragonfly

By Confiant, Raphael

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, 2000. BU3 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in burgandy paper with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the half-title page and top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine that wraps around onto the back plus the endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. A novel about a girl trapped working in the cane fields of Martinique. She is later forced to move from her village to the island's politically restive capital where her aunt introduces her to the unsavory business of nightlife among the mulatto elite. The author is a winner of the French Prix Novembre. 169p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.00

Allende: A Novel

By Alegria, Fernando

Stanford, California, USA: Stanford University Press, 1993. BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with metallic red lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the title page, the last page, and the back free endpaper. This edition has been revised by the author. Translated from the Spanish by Frank Janney. Foreword by Frederick M. Nunn. With a new preface and postscript by the author. A biographical novel of Chilean President Salvador Allende that portrays his life up to his presidential election victory in 1970, Chilean 20th century culture and history, and the background and events of the military coup of September 11, 1973. Chronology, endnotes, selected bibliography, 303p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 5.5"x8.75". Ex-Library.

$3.00

Daniel of the Blossoming Valley: Daniel Von Dem Bluhenden Tal

By Der Stricker

New York, New York, USA: Garland Publishing, 1990. CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and gold lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear. Illustrated with black and white reproductions. This is a title in the publisher's Garland Library of Medieval Literature series. Translated from the German by Michael Resler. An english translation of what is probably the first original, freely invented Arthurian romance in the German tradition. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 5.75"x8.75".

$9.00

The Flight of the Tiger

By Moyano, Daniel

New York, New York, USA: Serpents Tail, 1995. CE2 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some yellowing of the paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back endpaper plus there is some light rubbing andn surface chipping at thebottom spine edges, the spine near the bottom edge and on the front near the spine edge at the bottom, and on the back on the right side of the barode. Translated from the Spanish and with an afterword by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. A surrealistic black humor novel that examines the pervasiveness of oppression. Oppressors appear in a small village in the form of percussionists who hate silence and cats. The villagers resist and as the oppressors take each repressive step, the villagers multiply their own powers to resist. By the author of "The Devil's Trill." 175p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 5"x7.75". Ex-Library.

$5.50

The Spy Without a Country

By Ronblom, H. K.

New York, New York, USA: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1965. BF6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and on the front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus there are some small glue spots and paper residue on the front and back fixed endpapers from where an older library mylar sleeve was glued to the endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, embossed seal, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the title page, the copyright page, and the back free endpaper plus there is some light soiling and yellowing on the outside paper edges plus the book is very, very slightly shelf cocked. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the Swedish by Joan Bulman. The story of a master double agent working for the Soviet espionage system during the Cold War until he was arrested and convicted in 1963. It is about a Swedish Air Attaché, Colonel Stig Wennerstrom, who for fifteen years, five of them in Washington DC, fooled both the Swedish and United States Secret Serivce while the Soviets discovered and made use of a flaw in his character to uncover important information about American Strategic Air Force operations. 222p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$3.50

Midsummer Night
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Midsummer Night

By Timm, Uwe

New York, New York, USA: New Directions, 1998. BX4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page plus there are two dogeared pages. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear with the front and back endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the German by Peter Tegel. A novel about a writer who cannot get started on his next book and so he accepts a commission to write an article about potatoes. In rushing back and forth between the old East and West sectors of Berlin in pursuit of the story, he becomes involved in a series of madcap adventures. By the author of "Headhunter," "The Invention of Curried Sausage," and "The Snake Tree." 277p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.00

Don't Call It Night
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Don't Call It Night

By Oz, Amos

New York, New York, USA: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1996. CC6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, front endpaper, and title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus there is a library label on the back plus the endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange. . Hard Cover. Good/Good. 5.75"x8.5". Ex-Library.

$2.00

The Tattered Cloak and Other Novels
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The Tattered Cloak and Other Novels

By Berberova, Nina

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. BG5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the copyright page. The dust ajcket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz. A collection of six short novels by a noted Russian émigré novelest which were originally published in Europe from the late thirties to the fifties. The storys are about men and women who have all lost their lives of privilege in Russia and now live in diminished circumstances in Paris. 308p.. First American Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$1.75

Eugene Onegin (Volume 3 - Commentary Six to End)
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Eugene Onegin (Volume 3 - Commentary Six to End)

By Pushkin, Aleksandr

New York: Bollingen Foundation, 1964. CE4 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered on the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, lightly moisture soiled, light discoloration and shelf wear. Eugene Onegin (Volume 3 - Commentary Six to End) A Novel in Verse by Aleksandr Pushkin, Translated from the Russian with a Commentary by Vladimir Nabokov, In four volumes. Bollingen Series LXXII. This is a notable literal English translation in which the translator's aim is to remain faithful to the author's words and meaning. It also requires a detailed commentary which make up volumes 2 and 3 of this edition. Volume 4 contains a photographic reproduction of the 1837 Russian edition as well as an index to this edition. 8.25"x5.25", 540 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$26.00

Dostoevsky's Last Night: A Novel
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Dostoevsky's Last Night: A Novel

By Rossi, Christina P.

New York, New York, USA: Picador USA, 1995. CC6 - A hard cover book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in white cloth with metallic green lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear. Translated from the Spanish by Laura C. Dail. The main character is passionately addicted to gambling. It is beginning to destroy him so he has go to an analyst for help. The analyst is a beautifully seductive woman and as the treatment progresses, the balance balance of power shifts in a sexually charged battle of wits for the soul of a gambler. 180p.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.75"x8.5".

$1.75

All That Is Gone
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All That Is Gone

By Toer, Pramoedya Ananta

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hyperion East, 2004. BX2 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good condition with no dut jacket with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light gray wraps with very m inor overall shelf wear with a change to the release date on the front cover in black ink plus there is a date in red ink pen on the spine plus there is a patch of very, very light label staining along the top edge of the front cover. Translated from the Indonesian by Willem Samuels. A collection of short stories by a noted Indonesian writer. These are semiautobiographical stories that deal with major life themes: birth and death, sexual knowledge and love, compassion and revengs. The author is a winner of the PEN Freedom-to-Write Award and a Hellman-Hammett Award. By the author of "The Fugitive," "The Buru Quartet," "The Mute's Soliloquy," and "The Girl from the Coast." 253p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 5.5"x8.25". Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

By Fuentes, Carlos and Julia Ortega (editors)

New York, New York, USA: Vintage Books, 2000. BH6 - A first American edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in yellow and white wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A notable collection of short stories from all over Latin America. The editors, Carlos Fuentes and Julio Ortega put together an anthology which showcases the ingenuity, diversity, and continuing excellence of the Latin American literary tradition. Autobiographies, 380p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

Last Days of William Shakespeare
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Last Days of William Shakespeare

By Kociancich, Vlady

New York, New York, USA: Morrow/Avon, 1991. BW2 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy with tan paper covered boards quarter bound in royal blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine with four light bumbs along the bottom edge of the boards plus a small (a red marker dot on the bottom page edges) remainder mark. The dust jacket is in very good condition with scuffing on the front top left corner and scuffed gloss on the back. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. Explores with wit and imagination the peculiar madness of South American politics through its portrayal of the subtle forms of coercion practiced by postmodern bureaucracies. The author's collection of short fiction won Gonzalo Torrente Ballester prize. 297p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder.

$3.00

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