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Image for Plays By Bjornstjerne Bjornson, in Two Volumes: First Series--The Gauntlet, Beyond Our Power, The New System; Second Series-Love and Geography, Beyond Human Might, Laboremus

Plays By Bjornstjerne Bjornson, in Two Volumes: First Series--The Gauntlet, Beyond Our Power, The New System; Second Series-Love and Geography, Beyond Human Might, Laboremus

By: Bjornson, Bjornsjerne; Bjorkman, Edwin (transl).

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28865


Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes, complete; 281 and 284 pages respectively. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Top edge of first series gilt; not series two. 1913, 1914 publishing dates, both first editions. Translated from the Norwegian by Edwin Bjorkman. Light edge wear. Some scuffing to boards on Second Series, faded spine. Tight bindings. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front endpaper of each book; toning to endpapers. Pages c... View more info

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Miracle of the Rose

By: Genet, Jean; Bernard Frechtman (translator)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Grove Press: 1966

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 29078


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in tan cloth. First Printing stated. Light rubbing on bottom edge of cover. Solid binding. Endpapers lightly foxed. Pages clean, unmarked. Jacket shows light edge wear, a couple shallow chips,an 1" tear on rear flap. Original price intact ($7.95). View more info

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Gudrun

By: Koenig, Alma Johanna ; Bell, Anthea, (translator).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1979

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28472


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages, tan paper-covered boards. About Fine book; clean, tight cover, sharp corners. Interior crisp, unmarked. Jacket shows light edgewear. View more info

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Abdallah or The Four-Leaved Shamrock

By: Lefebure-Laboulaye, Edouard Rene; Mary L. Booth (trans.).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30739


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 208 pp. bound in blue cloth; ornate gilt decoration, gilt lettering; top edge gilt.. Bright gilt; moderate wear to cloth at ends of spine; corner tips softened. Firmly bound. Pages clean, crisp, unmarked. An Arabian Romance. View more info

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A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: $22.50

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1929

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17461


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pp, bound in blue cloth patterned with green lines. Translated from the French by David Garnett. 4 woodcut illustrations.1st printing signified by (1) on last page. Light to moderate edge wear on cover. Interior clean, unmarked, mild tanning. Jacket with several tears, shallow chips (now protected in new mylar sleeve). Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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Don Quixote of La Mancha; Complete in One Volume

By: Saavedra, Miguel de Cervantes; John Ormsby (translator); Stephen Bagnot de la Bere (Illustrator).

Price: $31.50

Seller ID: 30775


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1110 pp., green cloth, gilt lettering & decoration, top edge gilt. Complete in one volume, 12 illustrations in full color by Bagnot de la Bere. Published circa 1930. Beautiful decorative binding, bright intact gilt. Very Good to Near Fine, modest rubbing to ends of spine. Firmly bound, sharp corners. Pages clean, unmarked. In Good jacket with several tears, wear on folds. Price intact on flap. Protec... View more info

Image for Story for Icarus; Projects, Incidents, and Conclusions from the Life of D., Engineer

Story for Icarus; Projects, Incidents, and Conclusions from the Life of D., Engineer

By: Schnabel, Ernst

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19403


Near Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Translated from the German by J J Dunbar. Bright clean cover; modest shelf wear; about Fine. Interior clean, tight, unmarked. Crisp clean jacket; price intact on flap. A re-creation of the Icarus myth. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 313 p.; Packaged with care. View more info

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The People of Hemso

By: Strindberg, August

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Albert Bonniers: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29334


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Stockholm, Sweden; Translated from the Swedish by Elspeth Harley Schubert. 220 pages. Clean, tight book with modest wear to bottom edge. Pages crisp, clean. Small previous owner's notation at top of endpaper. In jacket with light edge wear; several shallow tears. View more info

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Chinese Middlebrow Fiction: From the Ch'Ing and Early Republican Eras

By: Ts'un-Yan, Liu

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Chinese University Press: 1984

Seller ID: 29805


Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Light wear at base of spine; edges, tips. In jacket with moderate shelf rubbing on back panel. View more info