Chapter 1: Classics
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The Best Stories of Hans Andersen
Daily Mirror. 1959. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Nardini. 46 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The dustjacket has marks, wear, tear. It has scuffing and much rubbing. It is secure and sure. The boards are baleful. They have storage wear. They are steady and certain. The contents have handling marks. However, the pages are amiable, jolly, clear, competent and eager. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: bycm
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 939]
Keywords: Nardini

 
The Tales of D.H. Lawrence
Secker. 1934, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The boards are rubbed and marked.Some light tanning.Well bound.[R.M]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: fg80
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Classics

 
ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN ; CRAIGIE, W A & J K
Fairy Tales and Other Stories
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1914. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 663 pages (complete). A placid copy. Padded leather boards with stamped gilt decoration and titling. They have some wear about the edges, corners, seams. They have some scuffing, handling marks. The spine has been repaired. The boards and spine are tight and sure. Marbled end papers. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, genial, kindly, keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 898lv
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 835]

 
APULEIUS / ADLINGTON, W (TRANS) / GASELEE, S (REVISED BY ...)
The Golden Ass - Being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius
William Heinemann, London / The Macmillan Co. New York. 1915. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 608 pages (complete). Latin and English throughout. A competent, comfortable copy. The covers have wear and scuffing from storage and handling. They are patient and sure. Within, the contents are mild-mannered, clean, clear, calm, certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bggn
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 939]
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D'AGNEAU, MARCEL
The Curse of the Nibelung
Arlington. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0851405614). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. Internally clean (one notation) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: k279
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1044]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: 0851405614

 
AJAR, EMILE ; MANHEIM, RALPH (TRANS)
Momo
Collins & Harvill Press. 1978, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0002614588). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 182 pages (complete). First English language edition under the original English translation title. Published in French as "La Vie Devant Soi". Later made into a film with the much-lived Simone Signoret. This won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. A yellow band (in good, neat condition) is wrapped around the book. Emile Ajar was the diplomat and author Romain Gary (this was only revealed in his suicide note). A contented copy. The dustjacket is bright but has wear to all edges. The boards are tight, smart and has some marking. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, fresh, healthy, youthful, clean, clear and as new. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bcdt
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.75 | £UK 75 | JP¥ 10437]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~ 0002614588

 
ALCOTT, LOUISA M
Eight Cousins or the Aunt-Hill
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Limited, London. 1888. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 290 pages (complete). A benign, much owned copy. The boards retained a worn prettiness. There is wear to all edges, corners, seams. The decorated boards have wear and scuffing and some handling marks. They are still quite evocative. Within, the guttering along the frontis and end papers are cracked. The general security of the book is sure. The contents are friendly. There are occasional marks from handling and storage, some foxing. In general, they are comfortable, certain, placid, clear and welcoming. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bnwf
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 731]

 
ALEGRIA, CIRO ; ONIS, HARRIET DE
Broad and Alien Is the World
Nicholson and Watson, London. 1942, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 434 pages (complete). Printed according to wartime economy standards. A most important novel. Alegria's novel caused a storm of outcry by its realistic description of the lives led by the indigenous peoples of Peru (previously described in euphoric romantic manner). This copy's cover is worn by sunning and storage marking, handling wear. The spine is much marked but is sure. The contents are clean, clear, assured, comfortable and neat. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: oexl
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 731]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
ALEGRIA, RICARDO, E.
The Three Wishes
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1969. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit marked at the back.There are a few library markings and excellent binding.[R.K]. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: fd22
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1357]
Catalogue: Classics

 
ALIGHIERI, DANTE; ROSSETTI, DANTE GABRIEL (TRANS)
The New Life (la Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri
Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. New York. Soft cover, with dust jacket. 77 pages (complete). A comfortably charming book. Limp suede cover with gilt titling. Moire front and end papers. The spine is strong. There is some wear to the suede corners, and a little tear to the paste down inside covers. Pages 6 & 7 have surface stains but are otherwise clear. The contents are very clean, tight, firm, confident, elegant. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: odrd
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Classics
Keywords: JPG~

 
ALIGHIERI, DANTE ; CARY, THE REV HENRY FRANCIS
Purgatory and Paradise - with Critical and Explanatory Notes
P F Collier, Publisher, New York. 1909, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Dore, M Gustave. 396 pages (complete). A heavy, charming copy. Rebound in quarter leather with original boards. No publication date with some confusion as to the issue of the "New Edition" with 1892 and 1909 both quoted. We have taken the later date for caution. The boards are much worn and scuffed and marked. They are resolutely genteel. The leathered corners, edges and spine are scuffed and a little marked. They are otherwise sound. The page-edged have been gilded (this is rusted). Within, the contents are worn, marked from storage. However, in general the contents are agreeable and comfortable. They are clear, mild-mannered, elegant, venerable, durably amenable. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: boyg
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.5 | £UK 67.5 | JP¥ 9393]
Catalogue: Classics
Keywords: Dore, M Gustave

 
ALIGHIERI, DANTE
A Vita Nuova (the New Life)
George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. London. 1908. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. 103 pages (complete). A charming aged copy. The decorated boards have wear and scuffing, but they are appealing. Within, the contents are foxed throughout. The pages are mild-mannered, benevolent, clear, certain, tight and yet tender. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bgxo
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 | £UK 33.75 | JP¥ 4697]
Catalogue: Classics
Keywords: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

 
AMIIS, K
Mr Barrett's Secret
Hutchinson. 1993. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edgeworn but has suffered minimal paper loss. One mark on the ffep; otherwise internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: s416
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1044]
Catalogue: Modern Classics

 
AMIS, KINGSLEY
Stanley and the Women
Hutchinson. 1984, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0091562406). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a touch rubbed. Internally clean (one inscription and a rubber stamp) and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: k312
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 | £UK 3 | JP¥ 417]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: 0091562406

 
ANDRES, STEFAN ; BROOKS, CYRUS (TRANS)
We Are Utopia
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1954, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 105 pages (complete). 'We Are Utopia' is one of the best known post-war novels. A dissection of the moral dilemmas faced by those under National Socialism who failed to act against it when they had the chance to do so. This is a copy of the first English edition. The grubby dustjacket is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective jacket. The dj is worn and much marked. The board covers are benign and patient. They have mild shelf wear. Inside, the early and later pages are grubby. The bulk of the book is clear and tidy. The contents are tight and placid. The pages are sure, assured and certain. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: away
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1252]
Catalogue: Modern Classics
Keywords: JPG~

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