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Image for Five Plays, Volume II:  Ardele, The Lark, Restless Heart, Time Remembered, Mademoiselle Colombe

Five Plays, Volume II: Ardele, The Lark, Restless Heart, Time Remembered, Mademoiselle Colombe

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hill & Wang: 1958

Edition: 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 21727


Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 302 pp, bound in black cloth. Bright clean cover; crisp, unmarked interior. Jacket shows minor smudging ; two short tears & crease near bottom edge of back panel; light soil. Restless Heart and Ardele translated by Lucienne Hill; Time Remembered translated by Patricia Moyes; Mademoiselle Colombe translated by Louis Kronenberger; The Lark adapted by Lillian Hellman. First Dramabook printing. Pac... View more info

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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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

Image for Oeuvres Completes de Moliere. La Seule Complete en 2 Volumes, ornee de 10 Portraits en pied colories

Oeuvres Completes de Moliere. La Seule Complete en 2 Volumes, ornee de 10 Portraits en pied colories

By: Moliere; drawings by MM. Geffroy and H. Allouard

Price: $65.70

Publisher: A. LaPlace, Sanchez et Cie: 1882

Seller ID: 26023


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Paris; Two volumes complete; 803, 823 pages, respectively. Bound in quarter leather (4 raised bands, gilt rules, gilt lettering) and black & white marbled paper over boards. Marbled edges. 10 hand-colored plates. Text in French. Moderate wear to edges of cover; corner tips worn and rounded; sides of spine rubbed. Firm bindings. Interiors bright; free of names or markings. Light soil on endpapers; minimal presence o... View more info

Image for Norsk Litteraturantologi: Tekster, Opptak, Kommentarer; Bind I and Bind II

Norsk Litteraturantologi: Tekster, Opptak, Kommentarer; Bind I and Bind II

By: Popperwell, Ronald G.; Torbjorn Stoverud

Price: $74.70

Publisher: Modern Humanities Research Association: 1976

Seller ID: 30494

ISBN: 0900547383


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Two volumes, each bound in tan cloth with maroon title blocks and and gilt lettering. Text completely in Norwegian. 630 and 656 pp respectively. Clean cover with moderate edge wear. Volume II binding a little shaken. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. No jackets, probably as issued. View more info

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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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Anna Karenin, i To Bind [Leatherbound]

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Clara Gulmann (translated into the Danish)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nationalforlaget: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29541


Very Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Copenhagen; Lovely two volume set, in half calf, marbled paper covered boards; gilt lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers. Text in Danish. Very modest wear to corner tips, spine ends; light scuffing to boards. Firm bindings. Pages clean, unmarked. 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

ISBN: 9622013090


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