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Miracle of the Rose, Genet, Jean
181 Miracle of the Rose
Genet, Jean
New York Grove Press 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's second novel set in the State prison of Fontevrault at the height of the German Occupation of France. 8vo. Fiction. 015467

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182 Spirits Rebellious
Gibran, Kahlil
New York Knopf 1974 17th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold decoration, bllind stamped lettering on cover; bright gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square. Pages are bright and clean. "One day I went in secret to my beloved" and date inscribed by previous giver on front free endpaper (no name). Bright clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 004185

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183 Here at the New Yorker
Gill, Brendan
New York Random House 1975 0-394-48989-6 / 9780394489896 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 406 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with just a mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brendan Gill recalls his long career at The New Yorker magazine. 007714

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Forms and Substances in the Arts (French Literature Series (Normal, Ill.).), Gilson, Etienne
184 Forms and Substances in the Arts (French Literature Series (Normal, Ill.).)
Gilson, Etienne
Dalkey Archive Press 2001 1564782549 / 9781564782540 First Paperback 
First paperback edition in as new condition. Very clean & tight, no wear, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 282 pp. with index. 020187

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Joy of Man's Desiring, Giono, Jean
185 Joy of Man's Desiring
Giono, Jean
New York Viking Press 1940 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published in 1940 by The Viking Press" on copyright page. Clean orange buckram cloth boards with clean unchipped small color paste-on of deer's head on cover. No bumping, small spot of wear-through to lower corner tip, slight wear to top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 458 pgs. Clean but brittle dustjacket is good only; not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has chipping (up to 1") at top spine edge, small edge chips, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterpiece by this great French writer, a novel set in the wild mountain country of its author's native Haute Provence. Scarce book. 018920

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Song of the World, Giono, Jean
186 The Song of the World
Giono, Jean
New York Viking Press 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean wrap-around illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering on blue title boxes on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Henri Fluchere and Geoffrey Myers. 312 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has age-toning, slight wear to corners and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed French novelist writes an ageless story of men and women -- love, hate, loyalty, as well as the beauty of nature. 023528

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith, Oliver
187 The Vicar of Wakefield
Goldsmith, Oliver
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1900 Alpha Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with shade lighter blue decoration with white flowers, white lettering on cover and spine (slight rubbing to lettering and white flower on spine). No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no browning. No date of publication, circa 1900. Previous owner Christmas inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper and dated Xmas 1902. 312 pages. The classic novel is preceded by 31 pages about the author entitled, "Life of Goldsmith." 025276

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The Vicar of Wakefield and other Writings, Goldsmith, Oliver
188 The Vicar of Wakefield and other Writings
Goldsmith, Oliver
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 291. Toledano spine no. 10. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 580 pgs. with notes. Edited, with introduction and notes, by Frederick W. Hilles. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, 1/2" tear at base front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018019

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The Lie, Goodin, Peggy
189 The Lie
Goodin, Peggy
New York E. P. Dutton 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 191 pages. Dust jackert is not price clilpped (3.00 on front inside flap), has edge chips, closed edge tears. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A moving, turbulent story of three women held together by family ties and by a lie which, once accepted, has to be maintained. 024651

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ghost and Flesh, Goyen, William
190 Ghost and Flesh
Goyen, William
New York Random House 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing of author's second book. Clean blue boards with clean beige-gray cloth spine, black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fading to blue board edges; corners are sharp and unworn, several tiny shallow dents to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers, with no names, writing or marks. 183 pgs. Dustjacket has edge wear, particulary at spine fold edges, light soiling, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Eight extraordinary stories, integrated by a common theme and unique style, and eealing with simplem compassionate men and women driven by the need to reach beyond themselves and fin in life a kind of absolute truth. 8vo. Literature. 016443

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The House of Breath, Goyen, William
191 The House of Breath
Goyen, William
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with white and dark gray lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear (under 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. 8vo. Fiction. 015466

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Bookman's Manual - A Guide to Literature, Graham, Bessie
192 The Bookman's Manual - A Guide to Literature
Graham, Bessie
New York BR. R. Bowker Co. 1924 Second edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Clean beige cloth boards with green title box on cover and green lettering on spine. A little wear to front right board edge and corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 627 pages with index. An introduction to book knowledge with discussion of editions and their publishers of use to book sellers and collectors. 021274

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The Merciless Ladies, Graham, Winston
193 The Merciless Ladies
Graham, Winston
London The Bodley Head 1979 0-370-30237-0 / 9780370302379 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 361 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015508

Price: 30.00 USD
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My Century, Grass, Gunter
194 My Century
Grass, Gunter
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999 015100496X / 9780151004966 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (stated "First Edition" with ACEDB on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean pale gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 280 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (25.00/17.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From Germany's most eminent contemporary writer and winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize for Literature, a collection of interlinked stories celebrating the twentieth century - an historical portrait of the millennium in all its grandeur and in all its horror. 023343

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Tin Drum, Grass, Gunter
195 The Tin Drum
Grass, Gunter
New York Pantheon 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Book has all first edition indications (red cloth binding, black top stained upper text block edges, deckled fore-edges, no additional printings listed). Clean red cloth boards with small black decoration on cover, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to upper corner spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small note in pen at upper corner of rear free endpaper dated 1965. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. 592 pages with glossary. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), 1" closed tear at top rear spine fold edge, slight fading to red author name on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most highly acclaimed novel of post-war Germany. 026320

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I, Claudius, Graves, Robert
196 I, Claudius
Graves, Robert
New York Modern Library 1937 Early printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 20 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges and clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 427 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4" max), a few tiny closed edge tears; 352 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026165

Price: 22.00 USD
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Monsignor Quixote, Greene, Graham
197 Monsignor Quixote
Greene, Graham
New York Simon & Schuster 1982 0671458183 / 9780671458188 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean pale gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 221 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (12.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comic retelling of Cervantes' masterpiece in modern terms and a profound statement about the nature of faith and morality. 019597

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The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother, Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
198 The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother
Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper-covered cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, clean unworn paper paste-on title label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 214 pages, with blank pages for the mother-reader to record the sayings of her own children. Dustjacket in fair condition with chips, tears and piece missing at top of rear panel -- what's there is clean, with a lovely portrait of the author on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book recording some of the wise and humorous sayings and thoughts of children,plus a section on "What children should read", "The Bible Lesson", and "Some Prayers and Invocations for the Use of Children." 021004

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
199 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

Price: 20.00 USD
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Too Far Afield, Gunter Grass
200 Too Far Afield
Gunter Grass
New York Harcourt 2000 0151002304 / 9780151002306 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated), first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 658 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (30.00/45.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A novel that explores the reunification of Germany and what it means, for Germans, for Europeans, for the world...laced with pain and humor in equal measure. 023344

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