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Die Hose Des Teufels (German text)

by Calvino, Italo

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Published
1991
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Very Good
ISBN
9783446174573
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Carl Hanser Verlag, 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Text in German. Ein Italienisches Marchen Nacherzahlt von Italo Calvino. Aus dem Italienischen von Burkhart Koreber. Mit Bildern von Susanne Janssen. 32p. French flaps
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Library of America, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked. Includes slip case. Twelfth printing. Attached ribbon bookmark. 1129p. This Library of America collection presents Mark Twain's best-known works, together for the first time in one volume. Also includes Chronology, Note on the text, and Notes.
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La Dame de Monsoreau

by Dumas, Alexandre

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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Thomas Y. Crowell and Company, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. Copyright 1900. 9 illustrations. Complete translation from the latest French edition. Decorative cover with gilt lettering. 810p. La Dame de Monsoreau is a historical novel by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) published in 1846. It owes its name to the counts who owned the famous chateau de Montsoreau. The… Read more
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The Charm of the Impossible

by Slattery, Margaret

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Published
1912
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Good
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Pilgrim Press, 1912. Hardcover. Good. Unmarked. Pasted image on cover has a scrape. Some edge wear. 55p. Copyright 1912 by Luther H. Cary. Measures 4.75x7 inches. Since 1640, Pilgrim Press has published books that nurture spiritual growth, cultivate religious leadership, and provoke the soul for the sake of a just world.
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The Te of Piglet (Winnie-the-Pooh)

by Hoff, Benjamin

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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Dutton, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with slight edge wear under clear, archival mylar cover. 257p. Measures 5.5x7.5 inches. Third printing. The author of The Tao of Pooh (1982) looks at Taoist wisdom is through the character and actions of A. A. Milne's Piglet.
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Jack London: Favorite Novels and Stories: Four-Book Collection (Dover Thrift Editions)

by London, Jack

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Published
2003-01-23
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Very Good
ISBN
9780486422169
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Dover, 2003-01-23. Paperback. Very Good. Four books in cardboard slipcase. Volumes are : The Call of the Wild, drawn from the author's own experiences as a Klondike adventurer; The Sea-Wolf, a gripping account of a deranged, abusive sea captain; White Fang, a riveting tale of savage wilderness life; and Five Great Short Stories. Jack London (1876
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Cyberbug

by Cowell, Michael

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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Society of Actuaries, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. This novella follows an imaginary actuary and his family into the 21st century. An actuary is a person who compiles and analyzes statistics and uses them to calculate insurance risks and premiums. This book speaks to how the dramatic changes around them alter lives. Tackles the thorny issues surrounding the… Read more
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The Lost Dove: A Story for all Time

by Wilson, Eliane; Erni, Hans

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Published
1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9781862043114
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Element, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Illustrated by Hans Erni. Unclipped dust jacket. As the Council of Doves is convened, doves from around the world fly out of paintings, break out of stained glass windows, fly off mosaics and tapestries, and break out of manuscripts to search for the mystical Lost Dove of Peace. Hans Erni (1909-2015)… Read more
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Happy Moscow (New York Review Books Classics)

by Platonov, Andrey

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Published
2012
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Very Good
ISBN
9781590175859
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NYRB Classics, 2012. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom. Translated from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler and others. Unpublishable during Platonoṽå¢Ì¢‰€šåÂÌ¢‰€žå¢s lifetime, this edition contains not only a revised translation of Happy Moscow but several related works: a screenplay, a prescient essay about ecological catastrophe, and two short stories. 166p. Measures 5x8 inches.
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Bright Magic Stories (New York Review Books Classics)

by Doblin, Alfred

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Published
2016
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Very Good
ISBN
9781590179734
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NYRB Classics, 2016. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom. Introduction by Gunter Grass. Selected and translated from the German by Damion Searls. 200p. Measures 5x8 inches. Includes all of Doblin‰€™s first book, The Murder of a Buttercup as well as two longer stories composed in the 1940s, when he lived in exile in Southern California.
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The Prank: The Best of Young Chekhov (New York Review Books Classics)

by Chekhov, Anton

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Published
2015
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Very Good
ISBN
9781590178362
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NYRB Classics, 2015. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom. Translated, introduction by Maria Bloshteyn. Illustrated by Nikolay Chekhov. 114p. Measures 5x8 inches. Chekhoṽ®’Ì‚å¢Ìƒå¢Ì¢‰‚ÁÌ‚åẪå¢Ì¢‰‚_Ì‚å¢ assembled this book in 1882, with illustrations by Nikolay Chekhov. At the time, the censor denied approval.
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A Wild Swan and other tales

by Cunningham, Michael

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Diatrope Books
Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374290252
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Remainder dot on bottom. Short stories. Illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. Illustrated end papers. 134p.
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What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

by Oyeyemi, Helen

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Diatrope Books
Published
2016
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Very Good
ISBN
9781594634635
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Riverhead Books, 2016. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom. Unclipped dust jacket. Collection of stories, linked by the recurrence of keys. Winner of the PEN Open Book Award, NPR Best Book of 2016, Washington Post Notable Fiction Pick, PBS NewsHour Best Book of 2016, Slate Best Book of the Year, one of Esquire Magazinẽå¢Ì¢‰€šåÂÌ¢‰€žå¢s Best… Read more
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Making it Up

by Lively, Penelope

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Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780670034475
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Viking Press, 2005. Paperback. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Some tanning of the pages. 215p. Measures 6.25x9.25 inches. British novelist Lively, the author of Moon Tiger, offers a tale based on her life. She considers what might have happened had she made other choices or experienced different outcomes at pivotal moments, considering such fictional turns of… Read more
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Thorofare

by Morley, Christopher

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Diatrope Books
Published
1942
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Harcourt Brace, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and age tanning. 469p. Story of Geoffrey Barton, an English boy who came to the United States, and his adventures of mind and feeling in the years until he became an American citizen. In 1942 Kirkus Reviews wrote that this book "is a… Read more
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Delta of Venus: Erotica

by Nin, Anais

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Published
1977
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Good
ISBN
9780151246564
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Harcourt, 1977. Hardcover. Good/fair. Unmarked. Significant chipping and tears on dust jacket. One dog-eared page. This unclipped brown paper dust jacket has a woman on chair and was designed by Milton Glaser. 250p. Born to Cuban parents in France, Anais Nin (1903-1977) was an American diarist, essayist, novelist, and writer of short stories and erotica. These stories range… Read more
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The Assignment: or, On the Observing of the Observer of the Observers (Heritage of Sociology)

by Durrenmatt, Friedrich

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Published
2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9780226174464
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University of Chicago Press, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Translated from the German by Joel Agee. Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski. Originally published in 1986, this novel explores topics found in today's headlines: terrorism, revolutionary activities, border clashes, secret weapon tests, spy satellites, and more. 129p.
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The First Man

by Camus, Albert

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Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9780679439370
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Knopf, 1995. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. End papers illustrated with image of the manuscript. The First Man was Camus' final work. Translated by David Hapgood. 326p. Camus summons up the sights, sounds and textures of a childhood circumscribed by poverty and a father's death yet redeemed by the austere beauty of Algeria and the… Read more
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Go Down, Moses

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780679732174
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Vintage, 1990. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner
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American War: A Novel

by El Akkad, Omar

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Published
2017
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Very Good
ISBN
9780451493583
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Knopf, 2017. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Third printing. Set in in 2075, the author presents a fractured and frightening America, complete with war zones and refugee camps, following a family over the course of two decades. 333p.
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