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Stories from the Soviet Ukraine.

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia., Progress Publishers.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6961


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; 304 pp. Light grey cloth with red lettering on spine and front plus yellow decoration on front. Contents: 1 - "The Enchanted Desna" and "A Will to Live" by A. Dovzhenko, 2 - "The Red Kerchief" by A. Golovko, 3 - "Sunflowers" and "A Man in the Steppe" by O. Gonchar, 4 - "Bathed in Lovage" and "In the Fields" by Y. Gustalo, 5 - "No Clain to Kinship" and "The Teddy Bear" by R. Iv... View more info

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Rookwood.

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., J. M. Dent & Sons.:

Seller ID: 25363


12mo - 17 x 11 cm.; xvi - 394 pp. Everyman's Library edition. An historical gothic romance by the English novelist, Ainsworth (1805-1882), featuring Dick Turpin, a highwayman. This was the first of forty novels by Ainsworth and was a great success in its time. Frank Swinnerton writes a nice Introduction to this and includes a Bibliography. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Boards are soiled; binding is sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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The Hill of Gypsies and Other Stories.

By: al-Kafrawi, Said.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cairo, Egypt., The American University in Cairo Press.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28013


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; x - 118 pp. Black paper with a faux leather finish over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the Arabic edition of 1990 by Denys Johnson Davies. The translator has provided a 4 page introduction. Twelve stories in all that "revolve around village life and are often seen through the eyes of a child. Into the everyday fabric of life, described with a keen eye to detail, the writer weaves an extra dimension, an element of the mysti... View more info

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Painted Lives.

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Random House.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4045


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; [8] - 307 pp. Signed along with an inscription on half-title page by author. A novel about relationships and how they can transform those who are in them. Slight dust soiling on the text block head edge.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Land of Debris and the Home of Alfredo

By: Amdahl, Kenn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broomfield, Colorado, Clearwater Publishing Company.: 1997

Seller ID: 22322


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 225 pp. A clean, tight, unread copy. A funny novel of a man with amnesia who encounters all sorts of crazy characters on his journey to the discovery who he is and which has become a "cult classic". It also has the distinction of being the first novel to have been printed on paper made from the kenaf plant. The author is the founder of the Clearwater Publishing Company. View more info

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Behind the Curtain.

By: Antonenko-Davydovych, Borys.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doncaster, Australia., Bayda Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 14754


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 173 pp. Translated from the Ukranian, "Za Shyrmoyu" (1963) by Yuri Tkach. From the back cover: " . . . Dr. Postolovsky when he arrives to work in a clinic in postwar Soviet Asia. Engrossed in his work, he does not notice his mother slowly dying of cancer. Written shortly after the death of Stalin and based on the author's experiences in exile in Soviet Asia, this novel is now banned in the USSR". One page glossary at the back. Inked n... View more info

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La fin de l'éternité. Présence du futur.

By: Asimov, Isaac.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions Denoel.: 1967

Seller ID: 21763


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 251 pp. Translated into French from the English "The End of Eternity" by Michel Ligny and Claude Carme. Mild shelf wear to the covers, otherwise very clean and solid. View more info

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The Streets of Askelon.

By: Aspler, Tony.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., M. Evans and Company.: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28971


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 199 - (3) pp. Charcoal gray paper over boards with black and gilt lettering on a blue cloth spine. The text block head edge is stained a dark blue (tad faded now) as issued. This is the first American edition. A novel about Bart O'Shea, an Irish poet, that explores the question of whether an artist has the privilege to break any and all rules. Methinks this has some basis in fact . . . Minor wear to the spine tips of the book and a small scuff ... View more info

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Ali Per Addepos, Alas para Addepos, Ailes pour Addepos, Wings for Addepos

By: Astrid and Lucien J. Engelmajer

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Soveria Mannelli: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26605


4to - 27 x 27 cm.; 57 pp of numbered text pages. The story is written in Italian, Spanish, French and English Illustrated with Astrid's unique manipulated images. The words are by 6 year old Alice. Printed by Arti Graffiche Rubbetino of Italy. "The best way to see is through your heart" - from St. Exupery. Published for the benefit of the Association for the Rights and Duties of HIV infected persons and AIDS victims. View more info

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The Fortune of Bridget Malone.

By: Belloc Lowndes, Mrs. (Marie Adelaide)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18813


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; [6] - 294 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated. Belloc Lowndes (1868-1947) was the sister of Hilaire Belloc and a prolific writer with some 60 published works including novels, plays and film scripts, the most well known of which is "The Lodger", published in 1913. This particluar book shows mild to moderate shelf wear and scuffing with rubbed corners and mildly worn spine tips. The front board shows tw... View more info

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Axelle (English edition).

By: Benoit, Pierre

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1930

Seller ID: 12828


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 316 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and a blindstamped device on front. Translated into English from the original French with no translator being noted, this being the first English edition. Moderate wear to the externals (worn board corners and spine crown/heel with small tears and material loss at the spine crown and heel) and the spine itself is quite faded. The text block head edge is stained blue as issued, the fore edge is rough cut ... View more info

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Another Guggenheim.

By: Berger, Eric.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Hutchinson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4057


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 174 pp. Bright red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A first novel for this English chemical engineer and television playwright. An intrigue set in a fictious Central American country. The dust jacket has some slight soiling. View more info

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Master Of Malcarew.

By: Black, Veronica.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York, New York, Lenox Hill Press: 1971

Seller ID: 11472


8vo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 192 pp. Gray cloth with black lettering on spine and black "LH" monogram on front board. One of Black's "Gothics". She has also written under her maiden name (Maureen Peters) , several historical novels. Published simultaneously in Britain by Robert Hale & Co. No additional printings are noted. Blue "R" stamped on text block tail edge and an inked initial, "G", on the ffep. Very minor soiling and wear present on the ex... View more info

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Shadowed Paths.

By: Bunin, Ivan.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Foreign Languages Publishing House:

Seller ID: 1525


16mo - 16.5 x 11 cm.; 454 pages. Blue cloth with silver gilt lettering on black spine panel. Translated from the Russian by Olga Shartse. No date stated though circa late 1950's or early 1960's.. Black and silver decoration (tree and moon) on front board. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, very small at the top. Slight wear to exremities, end papers are browned, otherwise book is very clean and tight. DJ (in Brodart cover) is edge worn with small chips an... View more info

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How Dear is My Delight.

By: Burns, Sheila.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, UK., Valentine Romance Club.: 1956

Seller ID: 17397


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 199 pp. A romance novel. Blue paper-covered boards with pink design on front and pink spine lettering. Pages browned, light foxing to cover and endpapers, one page dog-earred. Dust jacket soiled, some foxing, chipped edges. View more info

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A Pioneer's Dream.

By: Burris, Betty Lou.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kearney, Nebraska, Morris Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13110


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; viii - 301 pp. A western historical novel about the building of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. Based on transcripts from the author's grandfather who actually worked on the building the railroad. Two pages of period black and white photographs at the back. The covers show some very minor edge wear and the text block edges are very slightly soiled. Signed with a lengthy inscription by the author on the half title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Eternal Lover.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22768


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; [8] - 316 - [12] - pp. Red cloth over boards with black letteirng on spine and front board. Copyright page states "Published October, 1925" with the copyright held by Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. Black and white frontis ilustration by Allen St. John and is not included in the preliminary pagination as given here. The last twelve pages are ten pages (five leaves) of publisher's adverts and two blank pages (one leaf). Mild wear to the externals w... View more info

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Palace Council.

By: Carter, Stephen L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24598


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; 513 - [5] pp. Burgundy paper over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page with the date, 6/15/08, below in another hand. The book shows some very mild wear to the spine tips. The unclipped dust jacket has one small and minor 'crinkle' in the spine tail.; Signed by Author View more info

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Hunger: A Novella and Stories.

By: Chang, Lan Samantha.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Phoenix House.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4619


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 182 pp. Red cloth with black lettering on spine. A new voice in Chinese-American fiction that blends Chinese traditions with life in the New World. Chang, herself, is first generation American-born, her parents having had to flee China because of political upheavals. The bottom of spine is bumped and the dust jacket is slightly scuffed, else the book appears unread. View more info

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The Lady with the Dog.

By: Chekhov, A. P.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK., Bradda Books Ltd.: 1964

Seller ID: 5605


8vo - 22 x 15.5 cm.; 80 pp. The text is in Russian. Paper covered boards with a gray/black geometric design and black lettering on front. Cloth re-enforced spine as issued. One of the Library of Russian Classics by Bradda designed to encourage the learning of Russian. Edited with introduction, notes and vocabulary by Patrick Waddington of Queen's University of Belfast. The Russian text ends on page 53, pages 55 to 67 are textual notes, page 69 and following are a vocabul... View more info