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Platero and I
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Platero and I

By Jimenez, Juan Ramon

Oxford: Dolphin Book Company. Good in Good dust jacket. 1956. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A gift inscription from 1957 on the free endpaper. Blue cloth lightly rubbed, with a wrinkle to the top of the front board. Dust soiling and scattered chipping to the jacket. Publisher's price of 25s on the front flap. An uncommon edition of the Nobel Laureate's prose poems about wanderings in Andalusia with his donkey. ; 159 pages .

$53.00

Capitalism and Freedom
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Capitalism and Freedom

By Friedman, Milton

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. Hardcover. Seventh Printing, 1967. Briefly inscribed by Friedman, and dated in 1970. A tiny stain to the dedication page, otherwise unmarked. Rubbing to the price-clipped dust jacket. Scattered nicks, and a short closed tear to the rear panel. Possibly the Nobel Laureate's most influential title, where Friedman provides the definitive statement of his economic philosophy, in which capitalism is essential to political freedom. ; 202 pages; Signed by Author .

$2000.00

Mondo and Other Stories
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Mondo and Other Stories

By Le Clezio, J. M. G.

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good. 2011. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780803229990 . Translated by Alison Anderson. In blue cloth boards, issued without a dust jacket. A clean copy with light rubbing. A reportedly miniscule first printing. The lives of adolescents are the focus of this collection by the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, originally published in France in 1978. ; 236 pages .

$37.00

Auto-da-Fe
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Auto-da-Fe

By Canetti, Elias

New York: Continuum. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. [1982]. Hardcover. 0826402100 . Translated from the German by C. V. Wedgwood under the author's supervision. The corners are bumped, with a dog-eared crease to one page corner. The Nobel Laureate's classic modernist novel, the story of a scholar’s degradation and destruction in the underworld of a city. .

$45.00

Enemies, A Love Story
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Enemies, A Love Story

By Singer, Isaac Bashevis

New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0374148309 . Signed by Singer to Herb Yellin of Lord John Press, "To Herb Yellin with friendship and greetings. Isaac Bashevis Singer, June 20 1972." An attractive copy with mild age toning to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $6.95 on the front flap. The Nobel Laureate's classic novel about a Holocaust survivor and the women in his life. The basis for the Paul Mazursky movie.; 280 pages; Signed by Author .

$139.00

The Tin Drum
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The Tin Drum

By Grass, Gunter

New York: Secker & Warburg. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A slight bump to the top and bottom corner. Minor soiling to the dust jacket, and a nick to the head of the spine. A small area of offsetting to the top of the page edges, mostly affecting pages 142-57. The Nobel Laureate's first novel, and widely regarded as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. A presentable copy with very little of the darkening common to the dust jacket. ; 591 pages .

$179.00

The Stone Raft
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The Stone Raft

By Saramago, Jose

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0151851980 . A spot of rubbing to the tail of the spine. Nobel Laureate Saramago's surreal political fable follows the adventures of the inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula after it literally breaks away from Europe. .

$12.95

John Steinbeck Newsletter (Three Issues)

By Shillinglaw, Susan

San Jose: San Jose State University. Very Good. 1996-97. Stapled wraps. Three issues of the Steinbeck Newsletter, Spring 1996, Spring 1997 and Fall 1997. Numerous illustrations, articles and book and theater reviews. .

$35.00

Yeats' Ireland: An Enchanted Vision

By Kiely, Benedict

New York: Clarkson N. Potter. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0517574047 . Mild edgewear to the dust jacket. A selection of Yeats' poetry accompanies photographs and paintings of contemporary Ireland. .

$25.00

W. B. Yeats and the Anti-Democratic Tradition

By Freyer, Grattan

Totowa, NJ: Gill and Macmillan/Barnes and Noble Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0389201669 . Light rubbing, and a few scratches to the back panel. .

$20.00

Eloges and Other Poems

By Perse, St.-John

New York: Pantheon Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Second Printing. Hardcover. Second printing of this revised edition, which includes a poem not included in the prior edition. Translated by Louise Varese, with the original French on the verso. A small tear to the bottom edge of the front board. Light rubbing to the dust jacket, and a small closed tear to the top of the front panel. Publisher's price of $2.00 on the front flap. .

$15.00

Extravagaria

By Neruda, Pablo

London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good. 1972. First British Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0224007661 . Translated by Alastair Reid with the original Spanish on the verso. Precedes the American edition by about two years. A trade paperback with light creasing to the covers. A book that was written after Neruda's return to Chile after many years of travel. .

$65.00

Stories

By Lessing, Doris

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394500091 . Mild edgewear to the dust jacket, which has the publisher's price of $15.00 on the front flap. Topstain still bright. ; 625 pages .

$13.00

Selected Poems

By Montale, Eugenio

New York: New Directions. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Hardcover. Second Printing. Offsetting to the free endpaper, and a small tear to the top corner. Publisher's price of $5.00 on the front flap. This selection, introduced by Glauco Cambon, present sixty-nine poems chosen from Montale's first three books, as rendered by sixteen translators, many of them distinguished poets in their own right. .

$19.00

The Complete Poems and Plays: 1909-1950

By Eliot, T.S.

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. Reprint. Top corners bumped, with a chip to the front corner. A small stain and a chip to the top of the rear panel. Publisher's price of $6.00 on the front flap. .

$17.50

Friend Of My Youth

By Munro, Alice

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 077106697x . A presentable copy in a price-clipped dust jacket. A short story collection set largely in small Canadian towns. ; 273 pages .

$13.00

The Pinch Runner Memorandum
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The Pinch Runner Memorandum

By Oe, Kenzaburo

Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe. Very Good. 1994. First American Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 1563241846 . A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. A paperback original with a small crease to the bottom of the back cover. .

$15.00

A Healing Family
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A Healing Family

By Oe, Kenzaburo

New York: Kodansha International. Near Fine. 1996. First American Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy illustrated wrappers. Oe tells of his experiences for the last 33 years raising his brain-damaged son, Hikari, whom doctors had predicted would never be more than a vegetable. .

$20.00

The Poet and the Diplomat: The Correspondence of Dag Hammarskjold and  Alexis Leger
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The Poet and the Diplomat: The Correspondence of Dag Hammarskjold and Alexis Leger

By Little, Marie-Noelle (Editor)

Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0815629257 . As new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Little presents a selection of letters exchanged between two Nobel prize winners: Alexis Leger, French Secretary General of Foreign Affairs later known as the poet Saint-John Perse and Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary General. .

$19.00

All the Names
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All the Names

By Saramago, Jose

New York: Harcourt. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0151004218 . A Kafkaesque journey into one man's obsession amid the arid, repetitive, and cumbersome bureaucratic environment in which he works. .

$15.00