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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel; Translated by Magda Bogin

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: 3rd edition, Bantam reissue

Seller ID: 19025

ISBN: 0-553-27391-4

Condition: Good


4" x 7". Note from previous owner to her mother on title page. Text is clean, pages secure, some creases on spine. 433 pages, some slight yellowing of the paper. Cover is clear and clean. Unabridged. Our book number 19025. View more info

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The Decameron, or, Ten Days’ Entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni : translated by Kelly, Walter Keating

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume): 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 739

Condition: Good


This book does not have a printed publication date, but if you google the translator and publisher, here is what you find: "BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1375) The Decameron, or, Ten days’ entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation, by W[alter].K[eating]. Kelly. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume) Extra Volume: 5. Cordasco: 213. " This volume has been covered in clear contact paper, the original box that came with the book has also been covered with contact paper and reinforced at the corners with red electrical tape. The front cover of the b... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Butler, Samuel: translator, Loomis, Louise R.: Editor

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Walter J. Black, New York: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 46008

Condition: Fair


Published for the Classics Club. Edited by Louise Loomis. Ex-library. Hinges reinforced with clear tape. Crack in pages at title page. Spine secure otherwise. Someone has made some very helpful notes in pencil at the top of several pages, translating the Roman Numerals into numbers. Red cloth covered boards. 391 pages. View more info

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Rice in Silver Bowls: A Novel

By: Ekert-Rotholz, Alice Maria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Fromm Intl: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19700

ISBN: 0880640030

Condition: Very Good


First U.S. Edition. Ex-Library. Book is clean, narrow smudges of soil on the outside of the pages where one would turn the pages and a bent corner from pages 153 through 191 where the book may have been dropped in the snow, for it corresponds with the smudge. Outside of this flaw the book is new looking and secure, NO library tape on the spine. just library stamps and the pocket in the back. Very nice copy. View more info

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The Tin Drum

By: Grass, Gunter; Mitchell, Breon, translator

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2010

Edition: First Mariner Books Edition 2010

Seller ID: 21022

ISBN: 0547339100

Condition: Good


8" x 5.25", 582 pages. Some damage to the lower spine and some loosening of three of the pages about an inch from the bottom at the front corner. Corners bumped a little. Shelf wear. Spine uncreased, text clean. Remainder mark on top of page block. Otherwise unread, clean and in good condition. "The Tin Drum knows no taboos...Again and again the narrative enters the forbidden sphere where disgust and sexuality, death and blasphemy meet. What differentiates Grass in this respect from any form of pornography, and from the so-called "stark realism" of the American school, what legitimizes thes... View more info

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A Century of Yiddish Poetry

By: Kramer, Aaron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Cornwall Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 46000

ISBN: 0845348159

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed by the Author, First Edition, Book in fine condition, Dust Jacket in good condition. View more info

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The Poems of Sextus Propertius

By: McCulloch, J.P., translated with an introduction by

Price: $4.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Edition 1974

Seller ID: 46035

ISBN: 0520027744

Condition: Good


8" x 5.5", 267 pages. Clean copy, old new book - some minor scuffing from being on a shelf, but not read. "Great poet though he is, Propertius (born 50 B.C.) has been relatively little read. His chief subjects are love, death, and Roman life. This...edition offers an excellent, readable, poetic translation." Our book number 46035. View more info

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A Draft Of Shadows and Other Poems

By: Paz, Octavio; Edited and translated from the Spanish by Weinberger, Eliot; With translations by Bishop, Elizabeth and Strand, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, A New Directions Book: 1979

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 46033

ISBN: 0811207382

Condition: Good


8" x 5.25", 186 pages. Book in very good condition, some wear to edges and corners, previous owner's name on title page in ink. Mexico's leading poet and essayist. Our book number 46033. View more info

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Before You Sleep

By: Ullmann, Linn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Viking: 1999

Edition: First American

Seller ID: 23900

ISBN: 067088698X

Condition: Very Good


8.75" x 5.75", 291 pages. Clean book, remainder mark on bottom pf page block. Ullmann's first novel. Translated by Tina Nunnally. Our book number 23900. View more info