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cover of Jakob von Gunten

Jakob von Gunten

by Walser, Robert

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
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£16.42

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1969. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/N/A. The first book to appear in English in the US by this amazing Swiss writer. An ex-library copy that does not appear to have circulated long. In nice blue boards with dulled gilt and green to type and design motif on spine. Sticker shadows to… Read more
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cover of The Walk and Other Stories

The Walk and Other Stories

by Walser, Robert

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First UK Edition/First Printing
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£164.20

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Scarce first English translation in cloth. In light blue cloth with dinged corners and dulled gilt to spine. Bump to bottom of front board at spine as well. Pale foxing to top and front page ends, endpapers and first and last few pages to a lesser degree. Smudging to bottom page ends. Stamps to front pastedown and ffep 'St.… Read more
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cover of The Trial

The Trial

by Kafka, Franz

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Published
1956
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint Ediiton/First Printing
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£9.85

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New York: Modern Library, 1956. Reprint Ediiton/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Good. The First Modern Library Printing of the definitive edition. Stated First Printing. In red cloth with black title panels and dulled gilt. Soiling to boards and wear at corners and spine ends with small spot of fraying to head of spine. Names to ffep, and top of title… Read more
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cover of Grimm Tales for Young and Old

Grimm Tales for Young and Old

by Pullman, Philip

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Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9781846140266
Item Price
£32.84

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London: Penguin Books, 2012. First UK Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. In red boards and white type with red marker ribbon. Bump to bottom front edge of front board. Jacket is unclipped.
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cover of Masquerade and Other Stories

Masquerade and Other Stories

by Walser, Robert; Susan Bernofsky(Translator) and William Gass(Foreword)

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Published
1990
Condition
Fair
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780801839450
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£98.52

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Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1999. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Fine. An ex-library copy of this scarce edition in black cloth with gilt to type on spine. Tape shadows to tops and bottoms of boards and stamps to page ends. Ding to bottom rear corner. A few numbers to bottom of title page and a rough pocket/due… Read more
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cover of The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)

The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)

by Hesse, Hermann; Richard and Clara Winston (Translators)

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition Thus/1st Printing
ISBN
9780030818516
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£49.26

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New York: Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1969. First US Edition Thus/1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition stated. In brown cloth boards with white and gold design motif. Spine is blue cloth with white and gold to type. Top page ends tinted blue with a few spots. A few small pieces of paper residue stuck to bottom… Read more
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cover of The Spell

The Spell

by Broch, Hermann and H.F. Broch de Rothermann (Translator)

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780374267612
Item Price
£9.85

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition stated. In light brown boards and black spine cloth with gilt. A very nice copy with a few dings to bottoms of boards and bottom rear corner. Tiny dot to bottom page ends(Remainder mark?) and TOC that bleeds through. Jacket is… Read more
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cover of Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

by Rilke, Rainier Maria and M.D. Herter Norton(Translator)

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Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition/4th Printing
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£98.52

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W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1954. Revised Edition/4th Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Good. In terra cotta cloth with black title panel and gilt to type. Sharp corners, clean pages and tight pages. Jacket is price-clipped with publisher's price ($4.50) next to cut. Chipping mostly at corners and spine ends with several short tears to edges and light fading to spine.
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cover of Frost

Frost

by Bernhard, Thomas and Michael Hofmann (Translator)

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US Edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9781400040667
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£49.26

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. First US Edition/1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First American Edition stated. In aqua boards and grey spine cloth with silver type. A beautiful copy that appears unread. Jacket is unclipped with light wear, some scuffs/rubbing and a little rippling to bottom of front panel likely from lamination on interiot of jacket.
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cover of Army Chaplain Schmelze's Journey to Flaetz and Life of Quintus Fixlein

Army Chaplain Schmelze's Journey to Flaetz and Life of Quintus Fixlein

by Richter, Jean Paul Friedrich; Thomas Carlyle(Translator0 and Wulf Koepke(Introduction)

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780938100898
Item Price
£12.32

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Columbia: Camden House, 1991. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Good. First Edition stated. In blue cloth with gilt type to spine. Previous owner's name in ink to ffep. Jacket has a couple nicks to bottom of front panel, fading to spine and a couple notes in pen to top of spine.
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cover of Jakob von Gunten

Jakob von Gunten

by Walser, Robert

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
Item Price
£65.68

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1969. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The first book to appear in English in the US by this amazing Swiss writer. In nice blue boards with dulled gilt and green to type and design motif on spine. Sticker shadow to front pastedown and smudge or rubbed out remainder mark to top… Read more
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cover of The Magic Mountain

The Magic Mountain

by Mann, Thomas

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition Thus/1st Printing
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£246.30

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First US Edition Thus/1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Stated One-Volume Edition, October 1939. In green cloth with gilt to spine. Small transverse dent/faint stain to middle of spine and bump at bottom with 1/8 inch split towards front board. A couple creases to bottom of rear board. Jacket is unclipped ($1.49) with… Read more
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cover of Amerika

Amerika

by Kafka, Franz; Edwin Muir(Translator), Klaus Mann(Preface), Max Brod(Afterword) and Emlen Etting(Illustrator)

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Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
Item Price
£123.15

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New York: New Directions, 1940. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/N/A. In blue cloth with tipped on title plate to upper spine with 1/2 inch tear, but not lifting - perhaps ocurred at printer. A very nice copy with minimal wear and several period newspaper clippings about the author from the late 1940's that has caused some… Read more
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cover of All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

by Remarque, Erich Maria

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Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
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£98.52

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1930. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/N/A. First Printing stated. A nice copy in tan/grey buckram with red and black type and red tinted top page ends. Deckle edges to front and bottom. Light fading to spine with very small stain to top page ends and a few spots to front page… Read more
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cover of Max Frisch: Sketchbook 1946-1949

Max Frisch: Sketchbook 1946-1949

by Frisch, Max

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN
9780151828937
Item Price
£13.14

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. First Edition stated with correct letter sequence for year. In blue boards with black spine cloth and gilt. Foxing to page ends, othwerwise clean and unworn. Jacket is unclipped ($12.95) with light wear and fading to spine.
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cover of Homo Faber

Homo Faber

by Frisch, Max

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition Thus/1st Printing
ISBN
9780156421355
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£13.14

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1960. First US Edition Thus/1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good/N/A. Full letter sequence down to and including 1. Some creasing and scuffs with rubbing to a few corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name to top of first page. Scarce in this edition. Trade paperback. Cover design by Loretta Trezzo.
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cover of Persuasion

Persuasion

by Austen, Jane

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus/6th Printing
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£8.21

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New York: Signet/New American Library, 1964. First Edition Thus/6th Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/N/A. Virtualy no wear, just some tanning to covers and pages.
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cover of La Montana Magica(The Magic Mountain)

La Montana Magica(The Magic Mountain)

by Mann, Thomas and Mario Verdaguer (Translator)

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Published
1961
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus/5th Printing
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£29.56

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Mexico D.F.: Editorial Diana, S.A., 1961. First Edition Thus/5th Printing. Hardcover. Good/Good. In Spanish. In light blue tanned boards with creasing to spine, bumped top corners, some dings to front edge of rear board, 1/2 inch tear to top of spine. Previous owner's name to ffep and second to last page. Pages well tanned. Jacket is worn especially… Read more
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cover of The Magic Mountain

The Magic Mountain

by Mann, Thomas

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Lost Paddle Books, IOBA
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition Thus/4th Printing
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£65.68

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First US Edition Thus/4th Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. One volume edition. In black cloth and gilt with red tinted top page ends. Some edgewear, a spot of fraying to top of spine and some faint spots to front cover. Previous owner's name and date to front pastedown. Jacket is price-clipped with some… Read more
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cover of Journal Intime

Journal Intime

by Kafka, Franz and Pierre Klossowski(Translator)

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition/29th Printing
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£13.14

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Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1945. First Edition/29th Printing. Paperback. Very Good /N/A. In wraps. Stated 29th Edition. Some vertical creases to spine with wear at bottom and short tear to bottom of rear spine crease. Small paper stamp to bottom of spine with a few tiny spots. Tiny stamp to bottom of rear cover. Short tear to bottom of… Read more
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