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Aus den memoiren des Herrn von Schnabelewopski

by Heinrich Heine

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Published
1920
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Very Good-
Edition
Second
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$175.00

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Very Good Copy of second German edition of Heinrich Heine's satirical novella with original boards and a cover drawing by Jules Pascin, important Bulgarian-born Expressionist painter with more than 20 illustrations by Pascin. In glassine cover with some soiling on cover. Bright and clean inside. Born Julius Mordechai Pincas, Jules PASCIN (1885-1930), was one of the most important artists of… Read more
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ENGLISH SONGS AND BALLADS

by T.W.H. Crosland

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Published
1907
Condition
Good+
Edition
Third Impression
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$25.00

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1907, Third Printing.Bound in full leather in good+ condition. Gilt design and lettering to spine. Gilt top edges. Endpapers decorated with astrological drawings. 352pp. Silk page marker. Former owner's details to front endpaper.
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THE PRINCESS CASAMASSIMA

by HENRY JAMES

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Published
1948
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First Printing of Decorative Hard Cover Edition in Very Good Condition With introduction by Lionel Trilling.Two volumes with marbled boards with black spine featuring gilt titles. Slipcase intact. Slipcase is covered by green paper, with printed label on front panel. Books are tight and clean. Size: 12mo.
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

by Alexander Pope

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good+
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1887 Edition of Selected Poems of Alexander Pope in very good condition. No wear. 335 pages, 8-page publishers catalogue at rear, red single-ruled border to pages, bouind in green ribbed cloth, blind tooled border on boards, gilt title and floral decoration on spine 14 x 11 cm.
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EARLY BRITISH BALLADS

by J. POTTER BRISCOE, ED.

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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London, Gay and Bird, 1903 Miniature hardback, 5 x 3 inches. Embossed calf leather covers (possibly the work of the Zaensdorf Bindery) with lettering and decorative patterns and gilt-edged pages. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Otherwise very clean and tight copy. 150pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait, decorative chapter headings, letter and tailpieces. With… Read more
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ADELINA ODER DER ABSCHIED VOM NEUNZEHTEN LEBENSJAHRE

by BOHUSLAV KOKOSCHKA

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Published
1920
Edition
FIRST
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$75.00

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Good copy of uncut First Edition of ADELINA or Farewell to one's Nineteenth Year (ODER DER ABSCHIED VOM NEUNZEHTEN 8 ° in original black brochure.tanned back. Some discoloration and chipping to to cover. Interior intact. Novella was authored by Oskar Kokoschka's younger brother. With illustration by Oskar Kokoschka. Vol. 76/77 is part of the Series entitled The Last Day published… Read more
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ABRAXAS

by J. AUDIBERTI

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
FIRST
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$120.00

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First edition (not published on fine paper) of Audiberti's first novel in very good condition in glassine cover.Inscribed by author to Henry Church. Abraxas means God in Persian. The novel is a work of mysticism on good and evil in which generosity and love prevail.
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HUNDERT GEDICHTE 1918-1950

by BERTOLT BRECHT

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
FIFTH
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Very good clean copy of Fifth German language edition of Collection of Bertolt Brecht's Poetry. 321 pages.in original dust jacket.with one tear on back. Some soiling on dust jacket.
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Die Chinesische Flote

by Hans Bethge

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Published
1907
Edition
FIRST
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Very rare copy in fine condition of original 1907 German Edition of poet, novelist and essayist Hans Bethge's The Chinese Flute (Die Chinesischen Flote). This uncut first edition of the work numbered 41 on papier de chine (chinapapier) was one of only 100 copies published in Leipzig by InseIverlag. The work conveys the essence of Chinese poetry of the Tang… Read more
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J,B,

by ARCHIBALD MacLEISH

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Published
1958
Edition
First Edition, Tenth Printing
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Very good copy of 1959 Pulitzer Prize winning drama on a modern story of Job. Some soiling and chipping to front and back panel of DJ. Text is clean and unmarked.
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THE AMERICAN SCENE

by HENRY JAMES

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Published
1907
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
FIRST
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$125.00

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Harper & Brothers, New York, 1907. Very good copy of first American Edition of a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in 1904-1905. Ten of the fourteen chapters of the book were published in the North American Review, Harper's and the Fortnightly Review in 1905 and 1906.. Dark blue cloth with gilt… Read more
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THE CANTICLE OF THE ROSE POEMS 1917-1949

by EDITH SITWELL

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Published
1949
Edition
FIRST
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First American edition of this collection of Dame Edith Sitwell's poetry. A very good copy. Octavo, original black cloth boards stamped in gilt, bright intact original pink dustjacket with slight wear to folds on panels.
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TIME MUST HAVE A STOP

by ALDOUS HUXLEY

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Published
1944
Edition
FIRST
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$110.00

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First Edition in good condition of Aldous Huxley's novel about an English schoolboy, who goes to Italy for the summer and is influenced by two teachers, a saintly bookseller and an Uncle Eustace who introduces him things profane. No dust jacket. No wear.
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Festspiel in deutschen reimen

by Gerhart Hauptmann

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Published
1913
Edition
FIRST
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$55.00

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Pictorial Covered Boards. Condition: Fine. Festival in German rhymes is a festival by Gerhart Hauptmann which premiered on May 31, 1913 to commemorate the centenary of Breslau and the Napoleonic Wars of Liberation. The play was discontinued on 18 June 1913 after eleven performances at the request of Crown Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1882-1951) who urged the Breslau Magistrate to… Read more
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Zeitgenoessische Dichter Ubertragen von Stefan George

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Published
1905
Edition
First
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$100.00

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Georg Bondi, Berlin, 1905. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First edition. Volume two only. No fading to silver-stamped titles on gray paper-covered boards and spine. German translations of Works of Verlaine, Mallarmé,Rimbaud, de Regnier, d'Annunzio, Rolicz-Lieder.
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AUSGEWAEHLTE GEDICHTE

by Hugo von Hofmannsthal

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
SECOND
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$250.00

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One of four hundred copies, in original dark green boards under Stefan George's historic imprint. Binding tight. No soiling to boards, minor bumping to corners, no wear to spine. Interior immaculate.
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LE CONTRE CIEL

by Rene Daumal

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Published
1936
Condition
Good
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$450.00

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First edition. Université de Paris, Paris, 1936. Uncut edition in Good condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Softcover with glassine wrap on front cover and light edgewear, No. 25 of 230 copies. With original lithograph in violet on tissue by Cournault. Tear on page 29, faint water stains to inside back cover and edges. First published Collection of Poems by René… Read more
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THE THREE ESCAPES OF HANNAH ARENDT

by KEN KRIMSTEIN

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Published
2018
Edition
First
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Graphic Biography of philosopher Hannah Arendt
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The Path of Least Time & Other Stories

by Antoine J Polgar

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Published
2018
Edition
First
ISBN
9780578210322
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"…An intelligent exploration of the human condition; our vices, desires, ambitions and fantasies…Polgar's writing is intelligent and this is evident across all nine of the short stories in the collection. His historical and socio-political knowledge is vast and attuned to the human condition; these stories explore the headiness of love, base human desire, our past and the way it defines… Read more
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Proceed with Caution,

by Doris Sommer

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
ISBN
9780674536609
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$22.50

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Widely acclaimed study of the "rhetoric of particularism" in reading minority writing. Very Good copy. Though it has been read, it remains in excellent condition. No wear. No highlighting. Pages are intact. Slight crease to spine.
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