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Seventeenth Century French Readings

By Albert Schinz and Helen Maxwell King

Blue cloth over boards, dark blue letters. Lightly scuffed covers and spine; age darkened on spine (titles legible) and along cover edges; tightly bound; owner name and date (1923) on front free end paper; clean interior; class reading list tipped in at rear paste down. 16mo, 382 pp.


Heine's Prosa (German Classics)

By Heinrich Heine (C. A. Buchheim, ed)

2nd revised edition. Text in German with short biography and notes in English. Good HC, no DJ. Red pebble-grain cloth over boards wiht gilt letters. Clean, lightly scuffed covers and spine; some rubbing wear at spine ends and fore corners; tightly bound; clean interior. 16mo 322 pp; index.


Panorama de la Litterature Contemporaine aux Etats-Unis: Introduction, Illustrations, Documents

By John Brown

Text in French/Francais. Softcover with fold-in flaps; all edges untrimmed. Lightly scuffed/soiled covers; some age darkening of covers; light edge wear; tightly bound; all leaves are unopened at top edge - never been read; leaves are age darkened at edges; some author photos have light foxing. 12mo, 653 pp; index; illustrated with photos.


Deutsche Trostbriefe

By Rudolf Krauß (Krauss), Herausgegeben

ND (Ca 1919) 1919 copyright. Good HC, no DJ. In deutscher; in German. Dark gray boards; front cover stamped with gilt and purple frame around central pedestal and urn in gilt; gilt letters. Clean, lightly scuffed covers and spine; faded on spine, title faintly visible; rubbed at spine head; tightly bound; half title cracked at hinge, somewhat brittle; clean interior; age darkened at page edges. In German black letter script. 12mo, 220 pp; index.


Deutsche Literatur. Eine geschichtl. Darstellung ihrer Hauptgestalten

By Walter Clauss

Text in German/Deutsch. Blue-gray cloth over boards, silver letters. Scuffed/lightly soiled covers and spine; cloth split at cover/spine joints; tightly bound; owner names on front end papers; limited pencil and ink underlining. Small 8vo, 332 pp; index.


Freund, so du etwas bist, so bleib doch ja nicht stehn: man muß aus einem Licht fort in das andre gehn

By Heinrich Tieck (editor)

Very Good HC, no DJ. Text in German/Deutsch; Blackletter/Fraktur. Blue linen-grain cloth over thin boards, gilt letters; ribbon marker. Clean covers and spine; some age darkening on spine and slightly at cover edges; tightly bound; bright, clean interior. 12mo, 124 pp; illustrated.


In Another Language: A Record of the Thirty-Year Relationship Between Thomas Mann and His American Translator Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter

By John C. Thirlwall

Inscribed by author. Very Good HC in Good+ DJ. Green cloth over boards, gilt letters. Bright, clean covers and spine; tightly bound; owner's reference library stamp on front pastedown; inscribed on front free end paper 'For Leonora and Charles - | in grateful memory of another | thirty year relationship | with momentous consequences - | Fuji - Bucky - d'Arcy | Affectionately | Jack | September 1966' (former owner was Charles H. Page - Smith College, Princeton and UMass Soc prof and author); crisp, clean interior. DJ is clean and complete; faintly scuffed on back cover; few small chips at spine ends. 8vo, 209 pp + index.


Dix-huitieme siecle : Etudes litteraires

By Emile Faguet

Text in French/Francais. Half blue cloth and faux marbled paper, gilt spine lettering; sprinkled text block edges. Scuffed, clean covers, some abrasions; tightly bound; clean interior with fair amount of foxing throughout. Cf, OCLC #310774565. Large 16mo, 537 pp.