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ERZĂ„HLUNGEN AUS TAUSEND UND EINE NACHT

By: Groll, Gunter; Retold by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Darmstadt, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1962

Seller ID: H10782

Condition: Very good


[359p.] Book plate on half title page, cover lightly soiled. Originally published by Droemersche, Munich but this statement has been stamped over with the Deutsche Buch publisher's notice. Text in German. Color illustrations. (8-7/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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THIRTY HOUSMAN LETTERS TO WITTER BYNNER

By: Haber, Tom Burns; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10999

Condition: Very good


x, [36p.] Glassine jacket edges torn. "This edition consists of 700 copies of which 600 are for the friends of Blanche and Alfred Knopf, Christmas 1957. The remaining 100 copies were presented to Witter Bynner and Tom Burns Haber." (9-1/4"x6") View more info

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PARISIAN POINTS OF VIEW (MASTER-TALES)

By: Halevy, Ludovic; Translated by Edith B. Matthews with Introduction by Brander Matthews

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: H13068

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 195p. Endpapers toned, some leaves uncut, spine sunned with corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about 19th century life in Paris. Red cloth. (7"x4-5/8") View more info

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LEGENDS FROM BENSON'S VALLEY

By: Hardy, Frank

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: H2345

Condition: Very Good


248p. Jacket rubbed with holes on jacket at spine edges and back edge. (7-1/2"x5") View more info

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UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND HIS SAYINGS

By: Harris, Joel Chandler; Foreword By Marc Connelly

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Heritage Press: 1957

Seller ID: G1912

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 158p. Former owner's embossed stamp on title page, slipcase edges sunned with one panel lighlty soiled. The Heritage Club Sandglass laid in. Brown-tone woodcuts. (10-5/8"x8") View more info

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MOMO

By: Hasso, Signe

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Höganäs, Sweden, Bokförlaget Bra Böcker: 1976

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12917

Condition: Very good


[208p.] Inscribed by Hasso on front endpaper, jacket has small letter notations on front and front flap. Jacket has small scrapes to edges. The inscription and bookplate on front pastedown indicate this book was presented to George Cukor who directed Hasso and Ronald Coleman in A Double Life (1947). Fictional account of Hasso's childhood in Stockholm during the 1920s and 1930s. Text in Swedish. (8-1/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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THE FIFTH COLUMN AND FOUR STORIES OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11784

Condition: Very good


151p. 1st printing. Tears and chips to jacket corners, top edge of cover cloth sunned. Collection of stories previously published in 1930s periodicals. Jacket design by Michele Maldeau. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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SHAPES THAT HAUNT THE DUSK (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Seller ID: H13082

Condition: Good +


[viii], 301p. Endpapers heavily toned with first and last few pages foxed, front hinge weak spine sunned and corners worn. Collection of short stories of the supernatural. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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DIFFERENT GIRLS (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: H13063

Condition: Very good


[viii], 271p. Endpapers heavily toned with first and last few pages foxed, spine sunned with top frayed and corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about American girls. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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SOUTHERN LIGHTS AND SHADOWS (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Seller ID: H13064

Condition: Very good


vi, 288p. Endpapers toned, cover has fade spots and spine sunned with top frayed and corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about the Southern United States. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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THE HEART OF CHILDHOOD (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: H13061

Condition: Very good


iv, 286p. Endpapers toned, some edges uncut, cover has fade spots and spine sunned with top frayed and corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about childhood. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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QUAINT COURTSHIPS (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: H13062

Condition: Very good


vi, 272p. Endpapers toned, front hinge weak, some edges uncut, cover has fade spots and spine sunned with corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about courtship and romance. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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LIFE AT HIGH TIDE (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Seller ID: H13077

Condition: Very good


[ii], 268p. Endpapers toned, cover has fade spots and stains with spine sunned and corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories about a pivotal event in the character's life. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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THEIR HUSBANDS' WIVES (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: H13076

Condition: Very good


[iv], 181p. Endpapers heavily toned, spine sunned and corners worn with fade spots on cover. Collection of short stories of the ideal wife. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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UNDER THE SUNSET (HARPER'S NOVELETTES)

By: Howells, William Dean & Henry Mills Alden; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: H13060

Condition: Very good


[viii], 264p. Endpapers toned, spine sunned with top frayed and fade spots on cover. Collection of short stories of the western United States. Red cloth. (7"x4-1/2") View more info

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Violations: Stories of Love by Latin American Women (Latin American Women Writers)

By: Hughes, Psiche; Edited & with an Introduction By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9051

ISBN: 0803224184

Condition: Very Good+


[xix], 186p. Cover corners lightly worn. (8-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE LIFE OF AN AMOROUS MAN (LIBRARY OF JAPANESE LITERATURE)

By: Ihara, Saikaku; Translated By Kengi Hamada

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Co.: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H6355

Condition: Very good


233p. Clipped jacket has small chips and tears to edges with spine and edges sunned. B&w woodcuts. (8-1/2"x5-1/8") View more info

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RIP VAN WINKLE

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Alhambra, California, C.F. Braun & Co.: 1972

Seller ID: H4628

Condition: Very Good


53p. Spine edges chipped. "This edition of 1000 copies is published for private distribution to friends of our company." (7-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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TALES OF TWO COUNTRIES (MASTER-TALES)

By: Kielland, Alexander; Translated from the Norwegian by William Archer with Introduction by H.H. Boyesen

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: H13070

Condition: Very good


[xxiv], 204p. Endpapers toned, some bottom edges uncut, spine sunned and corners lightly worn. Collection of short stories by the celebrated 19th century Norwegian realist author. Red cloth. (7"x4-5/8") View more info

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LIVES, WORKS, & TRANSFORMATIONS: A QUARTER CENTURY OF BOOK REVIEWS AND ESSAYS

By: Kirsch, Robert

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Capra Press: 1978

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11291

ISBN: 0884960854

Condition: Good +


[xvi], 231p. Signed by author on title page. Top of page edges have brown spots, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Collection of book reviews by Los Angeles Times book critic. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info