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Around the World in Eighty Days.

By Jules Verne.

Norwalk, CT The Easton Press, 1983. Leather Bound Fine: Flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no discernible flaws. Does not appear to have ever been opened and could easily pass for 'New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.35 x 6.8 x 1.35 inches). xiv + 268 pages. Illustrated with aqua and brown tinted drawings by Edward A. Wilson. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. The translation does not appear to be attributed. Dark grey leather over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and gilt designs at the backstrip and rear panel (full-leather binding). The backstrip shows raised bands and gilt titles. Silk moire endpapers. All Edges Gilt. Sewn-in yellow ribbon marker. Acid-neutral paper that will never yellow. Easton Press bookplate (unpersonalized) laid in. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 4.4 ounces. Collectors Library of Famous Editions Series (1983). Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$49.00

The Wanderer.

By Mika Waltari.

New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1951. Hardcover First Edition (1951), unstated in accordance with Putnam's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1951), unstated in accordance with Putnam's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to extremities and faint sunning at the very top of the backstrip; the outside edges of the text block are a little tanned - or perhaps dulled; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities, including a 1" tear at the lower corner of the front panel and a tear with some creasing around it at the top of the front hinge; ele only mild rubbing; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.65 x 6 x 1.5 inches). 438 pages. Translated by Naomi Walford. Blue-Green cloth over boards with Dark Green titles on green fields with black designs at the backstrip. Decorated Endpaper Maps. Deckle Fore-Edge. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

The Voyeur.

By Alain Robbe-Grillet.

New York, NY Grove Press: Evergreen, 1966. Paperback First Edition Thus [1966]; Eleventh Printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: very light wear to the extremities; noticeable rubbing to the panels; a tiny tear to the top of the front hinge and a very small chip at the top edge of the rear panel; the pages have tanned considerably,due to aging; the price has been neatly blocked out at the upper corner of the front panel and another price has been erased at the upper rear panel; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and several minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.25 x 0.65 inches). 219 pages. Translated by Richard Howard. Language: English. Weight: 4.5 ounces. BC-133. First Edition Thus [1966]; Eleventh Printing. Mass Market Paperback.

$5.29

As a Man Grows Older.

By Italo Svevo.

New York, NY New Directions. Hardcover Messy UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA, mostly in ink and mostly early in the text. Else Very Good: shows indications of very light use: faint sunning to the backstrip, rendering the gilt titles thereon more difficult to read, but not indeciferable; very faint soiling to the rear endpapers; the pages have tanned a bit, due to aging; the binding is square and secure. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A solid reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws - but of course the underlining cannot be overlooked. Remains sturdy, presentable reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.65 x 1 inches). xxii, 225 pages. Translated from the Italian by Beryl de Zoete. Language: English. Introduction by Stanislaus Joyce. Essay on Svevo by Eduard Roditi. Weight: 18.5 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ. As a Man Grows Older (Senilita) was Svevo s second novel. When first published in 1898 it attracted little attention, but many years later James Joyce and others declared that it was Svevo s best, most subtle, and most poetic creation. The story is simple. Emilio, a bachelor in Trieste with literary leanings, becomes infatuated with Angiolina, a beautiful but commonplace and worthless girl whom he comes to believe is a veritable Beatrice. He adorns her with all the qualities of the great heroines of literature; but she is gradually dragging him down to her own shoddy level. With the death of his spinster sister Amalia, he realises how shabby his selfish love has been, and abandons Angiolina. He returns to a life of dreams and vague ambitions in which he blends the images of Amalia and Angiolina-the austere qualities of the spinster and the beauty of the tart. But though the plot is simple the development of it is subtle and fascinating. Svevo s revelations of the intricate maneuvering of Emilio s mind as his growing passion for Angiolina-half false idealism and half pure sensuality -plays havoc with his emotions is the work of an artist with unusual psychological insight.

$11.96

Phaedra: An English Acting Version.

By Racine.

Great Neck, NY Barron's Educational Series , 1958. Paperback First Edition (1958), unstated. Very Good to Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities, with a small chip of the outer colored wrapper at the upper corner of the front panel (the white underlayment remains); mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the rust-toned background field has been sunned at the backstrip (the titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible); - and along the top edge of the panels; the price has been blocked out at the lower front panel, but remains (75 cents) at the lower rear panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.4 x 5 x 0.3 inches). xiv, 92 pages. Translation and Introduction by Bernard D.N. Grebanier. Language: English. Weight: 4.4 ounces. First Edition (1958), unstated. Trade Paperback.

$10.98

Madman's Memory.
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Madman's Memory.

By Roger Vercel.

New York, NY Random House, 1947. Hardcover Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: mild shelving wear to the lower extremities; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a single minor, unobtrusive flaw. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with scant loss to rubs and chips and short, closed tears to the top edge of the rear panel; mild rubbing; clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 213 pages. Translated from the French by Warre Bradley Wells. Language: English. Weight: 15.1 ounces. This may be a book-club edition, though the book shows none of the characteristic marks thereof. The DJ is definitely a Book Club, so stated at the lower corner of the inside front flap. Hardback with DJ.

$6.47

Tula Station.
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Tula Station.

By David Toscana.

New York, NY St. Martin's Griffin: Thomas Dunne Books, 2001. Paperback Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches). 277 pages. Translated from the Spanish by Patricia J. Duncan. Language: English. Weight: 9.6 ounces.Trade Paperback.

$34.30

Nous les Filles (French Language Edition).

By Marie Rouanet.

Editions Payot: Presses Pocket , 1990. Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: two pages are creased at the bottom corner; former owner's name at the front endpaper; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.3 x 0.7 inches). 381 pages. Language: French. Weight: 7 ounces. Mass Market Paperback. Marie Rouanet (born 1936 in Béziers, Hérault) is an Occitan singer and writer. She was very interested in the history and the ethnography of her region, she started to write poems and songs in Occitan and was a member of the so-called Nova Chançon (New Song) along with Patric, Joan-Pau Verdier or Rosina de Pèira . She performed her wedding with Ives Roqueta in Occitan in 1978. She has released several records with the Ventadorn record company and has published eight books in French, of which Nous Les Filles is the sixth.

$14.70

Poems New and Collected 1957-1997.
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Poems New and Collected 1957-1997.

By Wislawa Szymborska .

New York, NY Harcourt, Brace & Company: Harvest Books, 1998. Paperback First Edition Thus (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete alphabetical sequence. First Edition Thus (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete alphabetical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only several pages at the beginning of the text which are a little rough at the bottom edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches). xix, 273 pages. Translated by Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Baranczak. Language English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Gatefold Wraps: Trade Paperback.

$16.66

Other Side of the Wall: Three Novellas.

By Nathan Shaham .

Philadelphia, PA Jewish Publication Society of America, 1983. Hardcover First English Language Edition (1983), so stated. First English Language Edition (1983), so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use; a small, very faint water stain at the topl edge of the text block; barely discernible hints of shelving wear at the bottom edge; a shadow where a sticker has been removed at the upper corner of the front free endpaper; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing the mildest wear and unobtrusive flaws. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows a small white spot on the lime green background field of the front panel; the price has been clipped; else flawless; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1.2 inches). 280 pages. Translated from the Hebrew by Leonard Gold. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 1 ounce. The Hebrew edition was first published in 1977. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

The Testament.

By Elie Wiesel.

New York, NY Summit Books, 1981. Hardcover First Edition (1981); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1981); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only the most minute indications of use: the top edge of the text block is a mite dusted and shows a small, faint stain; the front endpapers shows a small ding at the bottom edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing only a hint of soiling at one spot and a single flaw. No longer pristine, but remains close to 'As New'. The DJ shows mild rubbing to the panels and some creasing to the inside flaps; else flawless; the price is intact; mylar-protected. Still attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.8 x 1.25 inches. 346 pages. Translated from the French by Marion Wiesel. Language: English. Weight: 20.9 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$10.00

Fairfax.

By Carl Sternheim.

New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Bks, 1923. Hardcover First Edition [1923], unstated. First Edition [1923], unstated. in accordance with Knopf's customary practice at the time of publication. Edition limited to 950 copies, but this copy is not numbered, nor this there a pastedown title slip at the front panel. Good+: Shows moderate use: mainly, shelving wear along the bottom edge of the crimson boards and some fairly heavy wear to the corner tips and head and heel of the backstrip; else mild rubbing to the panels and very faint, but pervasive soiling. The binding remains square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows some wear, but remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a sturdy copy. Evidently originally possessed a slip-case, which is not present here. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.35 x 6.25 x 0.5 inches). 66 pages. Translated from the German by Alfred B. Kuttner. Language: English. Rag-edged fore-edge. Some copies appear to have had a pastedown title plate at the front panel; this copy does not. Weight: 12 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ. Sternheim (1878- 1942) was a German playwright and short story writer, and an exponent of German Expressionism. Here he satirizes the middle class.

$19.60

Outpourings of an Art-Loving Friar.

By Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder and Ludwig Tieck.

New York, NY Frederick Ungar , 1975. Paperback First Edition Thus (1975); Unstated in accordance with Ungar's customary practice. First Edition Thus (1975); Unstated in accordance with Ungar's customary practice. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; very slight spine lean; very faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing very mild wear and a minor flaw. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 x 0.45 inches). xxxii, 124 pages. Translated with an Introduction by Edward Mornin. Language: English. Weight: 6.7 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$98.00

Who Killed Palomino Molero?
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Who Killed Palomino Molero?

By Mario Vargas Llosa.

New York, NY Farrar, Straus And Giroux: The Noonday Press, 1998. Paperback First Edition Thus (1998), so stated. First Edition Thus (1998), so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute smudges to the top and bottom edges of the text block; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a couple of very minor flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.5 x 0.45 inches). 151 pages. Translated by Alfred Mac Adam. Language: English. Weight: 6.8 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$8.23

Samtliche Werke, Dramen II : Zweiter Band [Don Carlos, Wallenstein, Maria Stuart, Die Jungfrau von Orleans, Die Braut von Messina, Wilhelm Tell, Kleinere dramatische Arbeiten, Anhang, Inhalt].

By Friedrich Schiller.

Munich, Germany Carl Hanser Verlag, 1965. Hardcover Fourth Edition (1965), revised. Good: shows only the most minute indications of use, but the linen covers show dampstaining and the top edge of the text block shows the faintest rippling, due to exposure to moisture. Else, only Slight soiling and rubbing to extremities; former owner’s name, a line of black marker-pen, and light stamp on free endpaper. The binding remains square and secure; the text is lean. Despite the dampstaining, remains clean, bright, and tightly bound. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.5 x 4.5 x 1.4 inches). 1303 pages. White silk place-marker sewn in. Language: German. Weight: 21 ounces. Fourth Edition (1965), revised. Hardback: Flexible Linen over Boards. No dustwrapper, as issued. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1759 –1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life (1788–1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics, and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish works he left as sketches. This relationship and these discussions led to a period now referred to as Weimar Classicism. They also worked together on Xenien, a collection of short satirical poems in which both Schiller and Goethe challenge opponents to their philosophical vision. Schiller is considered by most Germans to be Germany's most important classical playwright. Critics like F.J. Lamport and Eric Auerbach have noted his innovative use of dramatic structure and his creation of new forms, such as the melodrama and the bourgeois tragedy. What follows is a brief, chronological description of some of the plays in this volume: Don Carlos: This play marks Schiller's entrée into historical drama. Very loosely based on the events surrounding the real Don Carlos of Spain, Schiller's Don Carlos is another republican figure—he attempts to free Flanders from the despotic grip of his father, King Phillip. The Marquis Posa's famous speech to the king proclaims Schiller's belief in personal freedom and democracy. The Wallenstein Trilogy: These plays follow the fortunes of the treacherous commander Albrecht von Wallenstein during the Thirty Years' War. Mary Stuart (Maria Stuart): This history of the Scottish queen, who was Elizabeth I's rival, portrays Mary Stuart as a tragic heroine, misunderstood and used by ruthless politicians, including and especially, Elizabeth. The Maid of Orleans (Die Jungfrau von Orleans): about Joan of Arc. The Bride of Messina (Die Braut von Messina), and William Tell (Wilhelm Tell).

$8.82

Little Peter in War and Peace.

By Gerhard Zwerenz.

New York, NY Grove Press, 1970. Hardcover First Edition USA (1970), First Printing, so stated. First Edition USA (1970), First Printing, so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; very faint smudges to the tinted top edge and fore-edge; the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing several very minor flaws.The DJ shows only a couple of very short, closed tears to the top edge of the front panel; the panels show the mildeste rubbing; the white background field of the rear panel shows very faint toning to the outside edges and a couple of tiny soil spots; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches). 339 pages.Translated by William Whitman. Language: English. The original German edition was published in 1966. Weight: 1 pound, 10.4 ounces Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Who Killed Palomino Molero?

By Mario Vargas Llosa.

New York, NY Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1987. Paperback Book-Club Edition (1987). Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the lower corner tips; faint foxing to the top and fore-edges; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing single, very minor flaw. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. 8vo. 151 pages. Translated by Alfred Mac Adam. Language: English. Weight: 6 ounces. Book-Club Edition (1987). Paperback.

$6.47

Der Blonde Eckbert und Die Schone Magelone.

By Ludwig Tieck.

New York, NY Appleton-Century Company, 1940. Hardcover First Edition (1940); First Printing indicated by a (1) at the last page of text. First Edition (1940); First Printing indicated by a (1) at the last page of text. Very Good: shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; very slight spine lean; faint sunning to the backstrip (the gilt titles thereon are mildly dulled and rubbed, but remain clearly legible. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Former owner's name inscribed at the upper corner of the front pastedown endpaper; name and address at the upper corner of the front free endpaper; a couple of short notes at same. Despite these minor flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.55 z 5.25 x 0.95 inches). xxiv, 142 pages. Edited by F.G.G. Schmidt, Ph.D. and Astrid Mork Williams, Ph.D. Deep crimson cloth over boards with gilt Appleton-Century Monogram at the front panel and gilt and black titles and designs at the backstrip. The Century Modern Language Series. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$24.50

New Poems / Neue Gedichte 1907 and Der Neuen Gidichte anderer Teil 1908 (The German Text with an English Translation and Notes).

By Rainer Maria Rilke.

New York, NY New Directions Publishing, 1964. Hardcover First Edition (1964), Second Printing. First Edition (1964), unstated, in accordance with ND's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows several tiny dots at the top edge of the text block (probably spider droppings); the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing just a couple very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a hint of rubbing to the corner tips and faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.85 x 5.75 x 1.35 inches). xiv, 306 pages, index of titles and first lines (German), index of titles and first lines (English). Translation and Notes by J.B. Leishman. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 4.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ. ISBN-10: 081120376X ISBN-13: 978-0811203760 Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.2 x 1.4 inches Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

$49.00

A Captive Spirit: Selected Prose.

By Marina Tsvetaeva .

London, UK Virago Press Limited, 1983. Paperback Reprint Edition (1983), with a New Introduction. This translation was first published by Ardis in 1980. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; some staining at the upper fore-edge; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows a couple of flaws; but remains a structurally sound, tightly bound copy; clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 1 inches). 524 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.8 ounces. Reprint Edition (1983), with a New Introduction by Susan Sontag. This translation was first published by Ardis in 1980. Trade Paperback.

$29.40

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