World Literature in Translation

World Literature in Translation

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Two Tales By S.Y. Agnon: Betrothed & Edo and Enam, Agnon, S.Y.; Walter Lever (trans.)
1 Two Tales By S.Y. Agnon: Betrothed & Edo and Enam
Agnon, S.Y.; Walter Lever (trans.)

Schocken Books 1966, Third Printing. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 237 pages, bound in black cloth; red top stain. Clean cover, tightly bound, sharp corners. Remainder mark bottome edge. Interior crisp, unmarked; two pages creased. Bright clean acket shows light edge wear; shallow tears and short crease at top of back panel. 28991 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Five Plays, Volume II:  Ardele, The Lark, Restless Heart, Time Remembered, Mademoiselle Colombe, Anouilh, Jean
2 Five Plays, Volume II: Ardele, The Lark, Restless Heart, Time Remembered, Mademoiselle Colombe
Anouilh, Jean

Hill & Wang 1958, 1st Printing thus. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 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. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 21727 
Price: 27.00 USD
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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, Bjornson, Bjornsjerne; Bjorkman, Edwin (transl).
3 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
Bjornson, Bjornsjerne; Bjorkman, Edwin (transl).

Charles Scribner's Sons 1913, First American Edition. 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 clean, unmarked. 28865 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Monkey, Ch'eng-en, Wu; Arthur Waley (translator)
4 Monkey
Ch'eng-en, Wu; Arthur Waley (translator)

George Allen & Unwin 1953, Sixth Printing. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages, bound in orange cloth. In jacket with price intact. Jacket art by Duncan Grant. "Monkey is a 16th century Chinese novel, a blend of folklore, mysticism, poetic prose and adventure. Clean bright cover, firm binding. Pages clean and unmarked. In jacket with shallow chipping top edge; large chip at top of back panel; tanning on spine. 29449 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Lettres du mon Moulin, Daudet, Alphonse
5 Lettres du mon Moulin
Daudet, Alphonse

Bibliotheque-Charpentier 1920, early printing. Very Good; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Paris; 332 pages, quarter bound in leather; marbled paper covered boards; gilt lettering & design on spine; top edge gilt. Silk ribbon book mark. Text in French. Clean cover, moderate wear to extermities. Firm binding, hinges & joints sound. Light foxing to blank fly pages; light to moderate tanning (age toning) throughout. 28652 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Dog's Head, Dutourd, Jean; Chancellor, Robin (translator)
6 A Dog's Head
Dutourd, Jean; Chancellor, Robin (translator)

Simon & Schuster 1953, First American Edition; First Printing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pp. Translated from the French. A pristine, unread book. In bright jacket with a 1/4" tear, light soil. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 17464 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Meghnadbadh Kavya:  Canto One, Dutt, Michael Madhusudan; Bandyopadhyay, Shyamal (translator)
7 Meghnadbadh Kavya: Canto One
Dutt, Michael Madhusudan; Bandyopadhyay, Shyamal (translator)

Abart Prakashani 1977, First Edition. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Calcutta; 52 pages in green cloth. SIGNED & inscribed by translator Bandyopadhyay. Endpapers are yellowed, bubbled from excess glue. Written in blank verse by Dutt in 1861, Meghnadbadh Kavya was inspired by the Ramayana, Milton's Paradise Lost, and Greek mythology. Counter to the Ramayana, the villain Ravana is transformed into a hero & righteous warrior. The verses eventually became known as the first original epic in the Bangla language. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 14290 
Price: 26.91 USD
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Le Lys Rouge, France, Anatole
8 Le Lys Rouge
France, Anatole

Calmann-Levy 1923, early printing. Very Good; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Paris; 409 pages, half-bound in calf & marbled paper-covered boards; banded spine; gilt lettering; marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Text in French. Firmly bound. Clean cover; with light wear to edges of spine, extremities. Hinges and joints sound. Light foxing to blank fly pages; occasional scattered foxing throughout. Previous owner's notation on fly page. 28651 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Miracle of the Rose, Genet, Jean; Bernard Frechtman (translator)
9 Miracle of the Rose
Genet, Jean; Bernard Frechtman (translator)

Grove Press 1966, First American Edition, First Printing. 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). 29078 
Price: 17.96 USD
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The Little Horse of Seven Colors and Other Portuguese Folk Tales, Lowe, Patricia Tracy, (retold by); Jauss, Anne Marie, (illustrator, translator)
10 The Little Horse of Seven Colors and Other Portuguese Folk Tales
Lowe, Patricia Tracy, (retold by); Jauss, Anne Marie, (illustrator, translator)

World Publishing Company 1970, Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages, bound in pictorial cloth World Library Binding, NOT ex-library. Tightly bound, clean, bright cover with mild wear at ends of spine. Interior clean, unmarked. Tales translated from the Portuguese by Anne Marie Jauss include: Little Horse of Seven Colors, Born to be Rich, Ten Dwarfs of Aunt Greenwater, Viper and the Friar's Rope, Price of Eggs, Foolish Lad and the Flies, How the Wild Boars Came to Be, Bola Bola, Miraculous Flute, Shoemaker, Legend of the Almond Tree, Snow in the Mountain, Tipsy Rooster, No Supper, Pira Game, Aunt Misery, Good Luck and Great Riches, String of LIes, Master of Magic and Spells, Tail of the Cat, Pedro de Malas Artes or Clumsy Pedro, Clarinha, Listening King, Monkey's Pomegranate, Owl and the Wolf, Cow Maiden, and Cockroach and the Mouse. These twenty-seven tales were found in the folk compilations of three men: Teofilo Braga, Adolpho Coehlo, and Zofimo Consiglieri Pedroso. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27292 
Price: 31.50 USD
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A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles, Maurois, Andre
11 A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles
Maurois, Andre

D. Appleton & Co. 1929, First American Edition; First Printing. Illustrated by Edward Carrick. 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. 17461 
Price: 17.42 USD
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Aklais Valentins, Michelsons, Ruktu Tevs-Arveds
12 Aklais Valentins
Michelsons, Ruktu Tevs-Arveds

Gramatu Draugs 1975, Edition Not Stated. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Text in Latvian. 223 pages in lavender cloth. Bright square cover with just a trace of shelfwear. Crisp unmarked interior. Jacket lightly rubbed on edges; one short tear. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 15938 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Oeuvres Completes de Moliere. La Seule Complete en 2 Volumes, ornee de 10 Portraits en pied colories, Moliere; drawings by MM. Geffroy and H. Allouard
13 Oeuvres Completes de Moliere. La Seule Complete en 2 Volumes, ornee de 10 Portraits en pied colories
Moliere; drawings by MM. Geffroy and H. Allouard

A. LaPlace, Sanchez et Cie 1882, Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 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 of foxing. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26023 
Price: 67.50 USD
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Norsk Litteraturantologi: Tekster, Opptak, Kommentarer; Bind I and Bind II, Popperwell, Ronald G.;  Torbjorn Stoverud
14 Norsk Litteraturantologi: Tekster, Opptak, Kommentarer; Bind I and Bind II
Popperwell, Ronald G.; Torbjorn Stoverud
0900547383 / 9780900547386
Modern Humanities Research Association 1976, 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. 30494 
Price: 76.50 USD
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A.S. Pushkin Fairy Tales, Pushkin, A.S.;  Irina Zheleznova &  Louis Zelikoff (trans); R. Ramazanov & V. Vakhtin (ill.).
15 A.S. Pushkin Fairy Tales
Pushkin, A.S.; Irina Zheleznova & Louis Zelikoff (trans); R. Ramazanov & V. Vakhtin (ill.).
5784201107 / 9785784201102
Aumepamypa, Literatura Publishers 2002, Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 79 pages, glossy pictorial cover. Text in English. Six Pushkin tales: Ruslan and Ludmila; Tale of Tsar Saltan; Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights; Tale of the Pope and His Workman Balda; Tale of the Golden Cockerel; and The Fisherman and the Goldfish. Light rubbing to cover; clean, bright, tight. Interior crisp, unmarked. 29528 
Price: 17.96 USD
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