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Goethe's Conception of the World
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Goethe's Conception of the World

By STEINER, RUDOLF

London: Anthroposophical Publishing Company, 1928. New Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original blue cloth, titles in gilt, and very good printed dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.75 in. xvi, 193 pp. + adverts. With new foreword by Rudolf Steiner. The authorized English translation, edited by H. Collison. Nice copy, uncommon in dust jacket.

$125.00

Selected Stories
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Selected Stories

By WALSER, ROBERT; CHRISTOPHER MIDDLETON, Translator

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original cloth backed boards, mild wear and foxing to edges, and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 in. 194 pp. With a foreword by Susan Sontag. Inscribed by Middleton (translator) to poets Thomas Meyer and Jonathan Williams.

$45.00

Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
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Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

By MANN, THOMAS

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine in original navy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, and fine dust jacket.. Large octavo, 6.5 x 9.5 in. 648 pp. Translated from the German by John E. Woods. Winner of the 1929 Nobel Prize for Literature.

$35.00

F.R. Leavis: Essays and Documents
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F.R. Leavis: Essays and Documents

By LEAVIS, F.R.; IAN MACKILLOP and RICHARD STORER, Editors

Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 314 pp. 6.5 x 9.5 in.

$25.00

The Devil's Elixirs
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The Devil's Elixirs

By HOFFMANN, E. T. A.

London: John Calder, 1963. First Thus. Hardcover. Near fine in original black cloth, front paste-down endpaper lightly soiled. Very good pictorial dust jacket, some fading to spine.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. xi; 324 pp. Translated from the German by Ronald Taylor.

$100.00

Transplantings: Essays on Great German Poets with Translations

By VIERECK, PETER

New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in original blue cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with two small tears.. Octavo. 16 x 23.5 cm. xxv; 222 pp. With occasional black-and-white reproductions of illustrations.

$30.00

Barks of a Nazi Dog
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Barks of a Nazi Dog

By VAN SICKLE, LUCY BANNARD

Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original bright orange cloth, titles in black; some light soiling to edges and very mild foxing to interior. Very good, moderately soiled, pictorial dust jacket, with some small chips.. Duodecimo. 13.5 cm x 19.5 cm. 109 pp. Illustrated with several reproductions of black-and-white drawings.

$300.00

The Golem

By MEYRINK, GUSTAV

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First American Edition, First Printing. A lovely, very near fine copy in original purple cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, worn at the corners and spinal extremities and with a small tear at the foot of the spine.. Duodecimo. 13.5 x 19.5 cm. 287 pp. Translated from the German by Madge Pemberton. American edition, bound from the English sheets but with the frontispiece illustration not found in the English edition. Dust jacket designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer.

$1250.00

Aquarelle Aus Dem Tessin: Zwolf Farbige Bildtafeln; Zu einem Aquarell von Hermann Hesse, von Lotte-Lore Carsten [2 Booklets - SIGNED]
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Aquarelle Aus Dem Tessin: Zwolf Farbige Bildtafeln; Zu einem Aquarell von Hermann Hesse, von Lotte-Lore Carsten [2 Booklets - SIGNED]

By HESSE, HERMANN

Baden-Baden: Woldemar Klein, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover. The book of Hesse's watercolors is about near fine in original pictorial wrappers. Interior clean; corners and spinal extremities lightly worn. The leaflet is fine. A collection of twelve reproductions of Hesse's watercolors with an introduction by him. The leaflet is a presentation of one small reproduction of a watercolor by Hesse, with text following. Text in German, in both leaflet and book.. Duodecimo + small leaflet. Book: 13.5 x 18.5 cm. 10 pp. + 12 color plates. Leaflet: 10.5 x 15 cm. 6 pp. With one small tipped-in color plate. Book inscribed by Hesse to Wayne Andrews, noted historian, architectural photographer, and author of "Siegfried`s Curse: The German Journey from Nietzsche to Hesse." Andrews wrote the first book published by New Directions, under the psuedonym Montague O'Reilly. Leaflet also signed by Hesse. A nice pair together.

$750.00

I'm Not Stiller

By FRISCH, MAX

London: Methuen, 1982. First Thus. Small sticker residue to front pastedown, otherwise a nice, very near fine copy in original black cloth and near fine dust jacket, slightly darkened at the spine.. Octavo. 14.5 x 22.5 cm. 384 pp. Translated by Michael Bullock.

$30.00

The Castle

By KAFKA, FRANZ

London: Secker and Warburg, 1942. Third edition, first printing. Very good in original pale indigo cloth and very good dust jacket. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir.. Duodecimo. 320 pages.

$90.00

Effi Briest

By FONTANE, THEODOR

London: Angel Books, 1995. First Angel Books edition. Softcover. Just about fine in original pictorial wrappers. Translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison and Helen Chambers. Errata slip present. From the back cover: "I recommend Effi Briest...first class--uplifting, shaming, beautiful to make you weep." -Thomas Mann.. Octavo. 245 pages.

$20.00

The Holy Sinner

By MANN, THOMAS

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951. First American edition, first edition in English. Tiny nick to head of spine, otherwise near fine in original bright black original cloth, red topstain, and very good, lightly edge-worn pictorial dust jacket. Signed on front free endpaper.. Wide duodecimo. 336 pages.

$500.00

33 Moments of Happiness: St. Petersburg Stories

By SCHULZE, INGO

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First American edition. Fine in a near fine pictorial dust jacket. Review copy with dated slip laid in.. 12mo. x; 306 pages.

$20.00

Local Anaesthetic. Translated by Ralph Manheim

By GRASS, GUNTER

New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc, 1970. First American edition. Fine in original lemon yellow cloth and a very good pictorial dust jacket with a short tear on the front fold. Signed by Grass.. Octavo. 284 pages.

$200.00

Der Tod des Vergil
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Der Tod des Vergil

By BROCH, HERMANN

New York: Pantheon Books, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Top right front corner bumped, two-toned cloth lightly soiled, still a very good copy in lovely, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a handsome blue cloth clamshell box with a gilt lettered black morocco spine label.. Large octavo. 6.25 x 9 in. 524 pp. Text in German. Inscribed by Broch on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Very scarce signed.

$2000.00

Spate Essais: Einleitende Wurdigung von Rudolf Alexander Schroder
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Spate Essais: Einleitende Wurdigung von Rudolf Alexander Schroder

By ERNST, FRITZ

Zurich: Atlantis Verlag, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original green cloth and near fine dust jacket.. 12mo. 237 pages. Text in German.

$10.00

The Heretic of Soana

By HAUPTMANN, GERHART

New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co, 1958. First edition, thus. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.. 12mo. vi; 192 pages.

$10.00

Elias Canetti

By FALK, THOMAS

New York: Twayne Publishers, 1993. First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket- essentially as new.. Octavo. xiv; 185 pages. With a black and white frontispiece.

$15.00