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Teilhard de Chardin: A Biographical Study
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Teilhard de Chardin: A Biographical Study

By Cuénot, Claude

London: Burns & Oats,. Hardback. 492pp. A study of the philosopher, priest, and theologian, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin,  who was involved in the study of Peking man. Translated by Vincent Colimore and edited by René Hague. Black and white frontis. Red cloth is slightly and unevenly faded. Gilt titles to spine. Very good copy. . Hardcover. 1965.

$11.54

Candide or Optimism
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Candide or Optimism

By Voltaire

Penguin,. Paperback. 144pp. Translated into English by John Butt. Rubbed to edges. Pages lightly tanned. Some light scratches to spine. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1950.

$1.60

Andorra
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Andorra

By Frisch, Max

London: Methuen & Co Ltd,. 90pp. Play by the Swiss playwright, translated from the German by Michael Bullock. Rubbed. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1970.

$1.92

The Rules of The Game, The Life I Gave You, Lazarus
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The Rules of The Game, The Life I Gave You, Lazarus

By Pirandello, Luigi

London: Penguin,. Paperback. 219pp. Three plays by the Italian playwright translated here into English by Robert Rietty (The Rules of The Game), and Frederick May (The Life I Gave You, Lazarus). Edited with an introduction by E. Martin Browne. Rubbed to all edges. Pages tanned. Wraps a bit dusty and small split to bottom edge. Good- copy. . Paperback. 1959.

$1.60

Burnt Sugar: Contemporary Cuban Poetry in English and Spanish
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Burnt Sugar: Contemporary Cuban Poetry in English and Spanish

By Carlson, Lori Marie (Editor) Hijuelos, Oscar (Editor)

New York: Free Press,. Paperback. 117pp. Selection of Cuban poems, some originally in Spanish and some originally in Enlgish, presented here in both the original and the translation. Pages very slightly tanned. Externally clean and bright. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2006.

$12.82

Ancient Hebrew Literature Volume Three Prophecy and Poetry

By Taylor, R. Bruce

London: Dent,. Hardback. 485pp. English translation of the Prophets and poetry including the Psalms and the Song of Soloman. Everyman's library. Cloth spotted and backstrip becoming detached down one side. Gatherings still firmly bound together. Reading copy only. . Hardcover.

$1.92

Hecuba

By Euripides

Oxford: Clarendon Press,. Hardback. 103pp. Partly in the original and partly in translation with introduction and notes by J. T. Sheppard Blue cloth rather darkened to spine. Occasional marks to front and back. Internally very good. Text in both Greek and English translation. Contextualising introduction on Greek theatre. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1949.

$11.54

Twentieth Century Cuban Short Stories

By Marti, José (editor)

Havana: Instituto Cubano Del Libro,. Paperback. 178pp. 20 Cuban short stories. TEXT IN ENGLISH. Writers include: Alberto Batista, Enrique Circules, Noel Naverro, María Elena Llana, Gregorio Ortega, Mirta Yáñez etc. Internally browned with some minor creasing and rolling to covers. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1994.

$5.13

The White Sea-Shell
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The White Sea-Shell

By Pludra, Benno

Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers,. Hardback. 91pp. Illustrated children's story. Translated into English by Marion Koenig. Originally published as Lütt Matten und die Weisse Muschel. Illustrated in colour throughout with full and half page paintings by Werner Klemke. Blue cloth to spine. Illustrated papers to boards. Slightly browned to a narrow area at edges of boards. Rubbed to corners. Internally clean and bright. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1967.

$5.13

The Eastern Anthology Volume II / Eastern Love

By Mathers, E. Powys

London: John Rodker,. Published for subscribers and possibly individually bound by the customer. Marked volume II to the binding and contains Mathers Volume 4 (1927) Eastern Love: The Young Wives' Tale and Tales of Fez; Volume 5 (1928) Eastern Love: The Loves of Radha Krishna and Amores of Amaru and Mayura; Volume 6 (1928) Eastern Love: Love Stories and Gallant Tales from the Chinese. Illustrated with copper engravings by Hester Sainsbury and hand coloured by the printer. 1000 numbered copies printed but the number is in the missing volume 1. Bind has gilt illustration to front and gilt titles to spine. Gilt to front is bright but pale vellum bevelled boards, once dark cream or yellow, are heavily dust soiled and has some occasional marks to front, with a significant stain to back which as a thin layer of paper stuck to it. Gilt to spine is rubbed and the spine is creased and marked. Slight stain to endpapers to closed page edges of next few pages. Text block is clean and bright and illustrations are crisp. Gilt to top edge; uncut to fore-edge and bottom edge. One illustration has missed being coloured. An unusual volume of traditional tales in translation from Arabic, Sanskrit and Chinese. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1927.

$23.08