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BIRDS WITHOUT WINGS

By: Bernieres, Louis De

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2004

Seller ID: 200

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1949

Seller ID: 315

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover shows trace of shelf wear to corners and spine ends. Inside pages, while starting to yellow, remain clean, bright and crisp. Tightly bound.


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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1949

Seller ID: 319

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket; Two volumes in original slipcase, without dustjackets as issued. The case has a small split and a light stain to the top-- about very good overall. The books show minor fading to the spines, otherwise they are clean, bright and attractive collector's copies.


THE SPELL

By: Broch, Herman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Company: 1976

Seller ID: 202

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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THE INFERNO

By: Dante Alighieri

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cassell Petter Galpin: N.D.

Seller ID: 204

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Rear hinge cracked; a few rubbed spots last endpaper; light rubbing board corners and spine ends. Else: Book is very clean; square; straight; bright; etc. ; leaves and plates in excellent condition.


THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

By: Handke, Peter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux: 1984

Seller ID: 206

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Clipped dust jacket, gift inscription on front free end paper.


ATLANTIS

By: Hauptmann, Gerhart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huebsch: 1912

Seller ID: 207

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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NINE SATYRS

By: Juvenalis/ Dryden (Trans)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Tonson: 1726

Seller ID: 208

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; One engraving torn at bottom with marginal loss to plate. Lacking the blank endpapers, text complete. In the original full calf leather boards, spine ends worn but boards well attached. Quite a good copy


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WAR

By: Leclezio, J. M. G.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1973

Seller ID: 342

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Minor chipping at head of DJ, worn corners of DJ. One repaired chip aboout 1/2 inch square at bottom of front cover of DJ near spine. No owner's marks, appears unread.


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THE FLOOD

By: Leclezio, J. M. G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Seller ID: 343

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


CONFESSIONS OF FELIX KRULL, CONFIDENCE MAN

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1955

Seller ID: 210

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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DEATH IN VENICE

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1925

Seller ID: 211

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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JOSEPH IN EGYPT

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1938

Seller ID: 214

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Shiny black boards, gilt on the spine and with the blind, embossed title on the covers. Decorative endpapers. Slipcase has light wear, but volumes are pristine.


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JOSEPH THE PROVIDER

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1944

Seller ID: 215

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; The dust cover has some soiling and discoloring. There are a few wrinkles and a couple of small tears - nothing major. The actual cover looks good - the gilt lettering on the spine is like new. The pages are rough cut edges and have some minor yellowing around the outside edge. There is thin stain that runs along the books hinge in the first couple of pages - maybe 1/8 in width.


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THE BELOVED RETURNS Lotte in Weimar

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1940

Seller ID: 216

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover edges slightly worn. Dust jacket slightly worn with some fading, a very small piece of dust jacket missing in back. Previous owners name with some writing on inside first page, also piece of paper pasted on inside first page that previous owner put there with a book list wrote on the paper.


THE TRANSPOSED HEADS

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1941

Seller ID: 218

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


JOSEPH AND HIS BROTHERS

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1934

Seller ID: 213

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; some wear to the cover, a slightly loose cover at the back and a name written on the front fly page.


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INVITATION TO A BEHEADING

By: Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1959

Seller ID: 220

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; This book and dust jacket have been spoiled by moisture in that red dye from the book has bled onto the dust jacket. However, the dust jacket does have one "charming" (or not? ) feature, and that is an old price sticker, I'm guessing from the mid-1960s, that shows the book price of, ".59 or 2/1.00." This book is hardbound in wavy-striped light gray paper, quarter bound with red cloth, and lettered in gilt on the spine. There is a small white mar on the red cloth on the front board. The end papers are bright yellow, and a touch of the red dye has bled onto the back pastedown. The pages have been left untrimmed. The pages are top stained red, and a water-splotched area of it has also bled away near the spine. Otherwise, this book is unmarked, tight and square. In addition to the red bleeding, the dust jacket is diagonally marked (it's actually a slight pleat in the paper) from the top of the back, over the spine, and across down the front. It appears this happened during man


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LAUGHTER IN THE DARK

By: Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1938

Seller ID: 221

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to covers and spine ends. The covers and the spine have light soiling. There is browning to front endpapers. Some sunning to the spine of the book. Original owner wrote Rare 1st Edition but author of Lolita on the top of the front endpaper. Insides and text are clean and nice.


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NABOKOV'S QUARTET

By: Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phaedra: 1966

Seller ID: 226

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; The spine is very tight and the pages are white and crisp. There is some minor shelving wear to the dust jacket and the previous owner wrote his name in the front of the book.