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La Place De L'Étoile - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Modiano, Patrick

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$2,350.00

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Paris: Gallimard. Fine. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Paper Wraps. A handsome first printing of the first edition in Fine condition, only minor tanning to pages, in original wraps with French flaps; Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano's first novel, also winner of the Roger Nimier Prize and Fénéon Prize, is the account of Raphaël Schlemilovitch, a … Read more
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La Ballade Du Café Triste Et Autres Nouvelles Américaines - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Mac Cullers, Cursen [Sic, For Carson McCullers]

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$139.00

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Paris: Le Protulan. Very Good-. 1946. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. A Very Good- first edition in original wraps, little soiled, short tear to front cover; Contains contributions by Carson McCullers, Edita Morris, Wallace Stegner, Sidney Alexander, Marianne Hauser, Jessie Reichier, Shirly Jackson and Helen Eustis ; 329, [7] pages .
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Un Rêve Américain [An American Dream]

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First French Edition; Signed by Author
Item Price
$159.00

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Paris: Éditions Bernard Grasset. Fine. 1967. First French Edition; Signed by Author. Softcover. First French edition in just about Fine condition, French flaps, wraps ever so slightly tanned. Signed and inscribed in English by author Norman Mailer on the half title page. Originally published in 1951 as An American Dream, here translated from into French by Pierre… Read more
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Tar Baby

by Morrison, Toni

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First French Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
ISBN
9780394423296
Item Price
$160.00

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Paris: Acropole. Near Fine. 1986. First French Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Softcover. 0394423291 . A Near Fine first French edition, minor bump to top edge, SIGNED by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison on the title page; The story of a love affair between two Black Americans from very different worlds. Jadine is… Read more
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Pierre Chareau: Architecte-meublier, 1883-1950 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Vellay, Marc and Kenneth Frampton

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Published
1984
Condition
As New in As New dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9782903370145
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$320.00

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Paris: Editions du Regard. As New in As New dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 2903370141 . A most attractive first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket. In the original French language; Pierre Chareau: Architecte-Meublier, 1883-1950 recounts the work of famed architect and designer Pierre Chareau. Born in Le Havre in 1883,… Read more
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Leçon Inaugurale - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eco, Umberto

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Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$89.00

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[Paris, France]: Collège De France. As New. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. First edition/first printing, limited to 500 numbered copies, plus 250 no-for-sale. This one being number 121 of 250 not-for-sale copies. Contursi EFR49. As new condition, pages unopened. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi; La quête d'une langue parfaite dans l'histoire… Read more
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Un Américain à New-York et à Paris - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$179.00

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Paris: René Julliard. Very Good. 1956. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. A Very Good first edition/first printing in yellow wrappers with large front and back innerfolds. Original price of 390 fr. Goldstone/Payne A35b; Translated from English into French by Jean-François Rozan. The first printing shows a "14 Mai 1956" on the colophon page .
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Le Procès - Verbal - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Le Clézio, Jean-Marie Gustave

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Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$430.00

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Paris: Gallimard. Near Fine. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An attractive true first edition with "3 septembre 1963" statement on copyright page. Near Fine condition, clean copy with only slightly yellowed pages; The first novel of the 2008 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Jean-Marie Gustave [J.M.G.] Le Clézio, published at age 23. Le Procès-Verbal (The… Read more
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Le Procès - Verbal - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Le Clézio, Jean-Marie Gustave

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$320.00

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Paris: Gallimard. Very Good. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An attractive true first edition with "3 septembre 1963" statement on copyright page. Very Good condition in slightly soiled wrappers and yellowed pages; The first novel of the 2008 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Jean-Marie Gustave [J.M.G.] Le Clézio, published at age 23. Le Procès-Verbal (The… Read more
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La Planète Des Singes [The Planet of the Apes] - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Boulle, Pierre

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Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
$990.00

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Paris: René Julliard. Fine. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. Le Cercle du nouveau livre (Book Club) and true first edition of the original French text, published before the translations into other languages. This Fine limited numbered edition is bound in patterned green cloth with gilt lettering. No dustjacket, as issued. Copy number 314 of an … Read more
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La Montagne - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Herzog, Maurice

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Published
1956
Condition
Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Item Price
$540.00

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Paris: Librairie Larousse. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1956. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. A most attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Very Good+ dust jacket, with a small number of little chips at the edges. SIGNED by AUTHOR Maurice Herzog on the title page. An indispensable mountaineering guide in original… Read more
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$540.00