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Modern Swiss Literature: Unity and Diversity
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Modern Swiss Literature: Unity and Diversity

By Flood, John L. (ed.)

NY: St. Martin's. VG+/VG (see notes). 1985. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 146pp . 1/2" tear and a bit of rubbing to DJ. .


The Reprieve

By Sartre, Jean-Paul (Sutton, transl.)

NY: Knopf. Good+/Good+. 1947. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 445pp . Traces of mottling to cloth, though most of it rubbed away, crayon scribbling rear end paper. Tears, edgewear, toning to DJ. This is a 1st US, but by no means is this in collectible condition !! .


Cat and Mouse

By Grass, Gunter (Manheim, transl.)

NY: Harcourt Brace World. VG/Good+ (see notes). 1963. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 189pp . Front bottom inch of DJ has a dampline, with a bit of rippling and bleeding, not evident on cloth. 1/4" tear top spine DJ. .


A Dream of Red Mansions

By Tsao Hsueh-Chin and Kao Ngo (transl. Yang)

Peking: Foreign Languages Press. VG+/VG+ in VG chipboard slipcases (on average-- see notes). 1978. 1st THUS. hardcover. 8vo . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. P O name. End papers of v. I split over hinge, but intact. Vols II and III better than VG+. Don't think we'll be able to put mylar on these, as the DJs are already quite snug in the slipcases. .


Briefe an Hermann Hesse

By Ball-Hennings, Emmy

Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlap. VG+/Good+ (see notes). 1956. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 442pp . Book in very nice condition, but DJ has a number of tears to 1/2". .


The Volga Falls to the Caspian Sea

By Pilnyak, Boris (Malamuth, transl.)

NY: Cosmopolitan Book Co.. Good/Good only (see notes). 1931. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 353pp . Distinct cock to spine. Spine lettering quite rubbed, barely readable. DJ is soiled, tears to 1/2", edgewear, small chips. Very scarce in DJ. .


Memory of Fire (3 volume set: Genesis, Face and Masks, Century of the Wind)

By Galeano, Eduardo (Belfrage, transl.)

London: Quartet. VG/VG and better. (see notes). 1985. 1st Eng. hardcovers. 8vo 293,276,301pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY, but we will ship the set media mail at the single book price. Vol. 1: Tad of foxing end papers, mild interior dampline inside DJ at bottom with a bit of bleeding. Vol. 2: Bit of foxing end papers, interior dampline bottom edge, with a bit of bleeding. Vol. 3: Tad of foxing, interior dampline bottom edge with a bit of bleeding, some toning to paper of page margins. The damplines are not visible on the outside. All prices present, all DJs in mylar, all spines square. .


Touba and the Meaning of Night

By Parsipur, Shahruush (transl. by Houshmand abd Talattof)

NY: Feminist Press. VG-/VG- (see notes). 2006. 1st US. hardcover. 8vo . 367pp . Spine cocked some, bit of bleeding bottom spine area onto rear of DJ. Good reading copy. .


The Trilogy: With Fire and Sword; The Deluge; Fire in the Steppe. All 3 volumes are 1st printings THUS

By Sienkiewicz, Henryk (transl. Kuniczak)

NY: Copernicus Society/Hippocren. VG+/VG+ (on average. 1st book more like VG/VG, v.3 Near Fine/NF. 1991. 1st THUS. hardcover. 8vo . 2770pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY--SET. All 3 volumes have some concavity to spines. Prices present, no names. Fire in the Steppe published in 1992. .


The Little Saint

By Simenon, Georges (Frechtman, trans.)

NY: HBW. VG+/VG- (see notes). 1965. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 186pp . 1/2" interior tear, bit of edgewear and rubbing to price-clipped DJ. .


Sunday; The Little Man from Archangel (Two novels)

By Simenon, Georges (Ryan, trans.)

NY: HBW. VG+/VG (see notes). 1966. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 267pp . 1/4" chip bottom spine of DJ, 1/4" tear, bit of edgewear. .


The Long Distance Patrol

By Rintala, Paavo (transl. M. Michael)

London: Allen and Unwin. VG/VG- (see notes). 1967. 1st English. hardcover. 12mo . 184pp . Couple 1/4" tears, some edgewear to DJ. A novel of the behind enemy lines Finnish fighters against the Russians. Scarce. .


Der Chevalier von Geldern

By Heymann, Fritz

Koln (Cologne): Joseph Melzer. VG/VG. 1963. hardcover. hardcover. 8vo . 480pp . Bit of foxing to edges. Several 1/4" tears and some edgewear to DJ. .


Les Pastorales de Longus ou Daphnis et Chloe

By Courier, Paul-Louis

Paris: Piazza. Good+ (see notes). 1925. later ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 129pp . #498 of the limited edition, 3/4 leather. 1/2" loss of leather top spine, splitting along bottom corner, edgewear. French text. .


Die Thomas-Mann-Literatur Band I Bibliographie de Kritik 1896-1955

By Jonas, Klaus W.

Berlin: Erich Schmidt. VG/VG+ (see notes). 1972. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 458pp . P O name, date. Bit of mottling to cloth, but a very decent copy overall. .


The Lead Soldiers

By Orlev, Uri

NY: Taplinger. VG/VG (see notes). 1979. 2nd US ptg. hardcover. 12mo . 234pp . Dent to bottom rear edge (likely book was dropped). 1/2" tear to DJ. .


Fire in the Steppe
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Fire in the Steppe

By Sienkiewicz, Henryk (transl. Kuniczak)

NY: Hippocrene. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1992. 1st thus. hardcover. 8vo . 717pp . Nice copy. .



By Hesse, Hermann

NY: Farrar Straus Giroux. VG/VG-. 1969. 1st US. hardcover. 8vo . 237pp . Spine a little cocked. Couple 1/2" and a 3/4" tear to deep price-clipped DJ. .


Rilke: A Life

By Leppmann, Wolfgang (Stockman, transl.)

NY: Fromm International. VG-/Good Only (see notes). 1984. 1st US. hardcover. 8vo . 421pp . Slight bow to cover, and some sunning along edges of cloth. DJ has dampline heel of spine, a number of creased tears, edgewear. Notmally try to avoid marginal condition books like this, but Rilke is just so great.... .


A Shtetl and Other Yiddish Novellas
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A Shtetl and Other Yiddish Novellas

By Wisse, Ruth R. (ed.)

NY: Behrman. VG+/VG. 1973. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 364pp . 1/4" tears and some rubbing to price-clipped DJ. .


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