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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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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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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

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