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    • HEAVENLY MONKEY EDITIONS, 2017
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo Folding Paper was designed and set in Monotype Fournier by Barbara. It is printed on 200 g Arches Wove by David Clifford at Black Stone Press. For technical reasons, the title page - which is itself a piece of folded art - was printed at Heavenly Monkey on the handpress. Copies are uniformly bound by Claudia Cohen, with an accompanying two-piece box. The box also contains about 15 three-dimensional pieces and a separate Zhen Xian Bao (a magical Chinese thread box). All of the pieces have been created specifically for the book. This edition is 1 of 30 numbered copies, signed by both cont... leer más
    • VELHAGEN UND KLASING, 1879
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: The Fifth Edition, reprinted from the 3rd and 4th, in Very Good condition with rubbing to the boards, light tearing to spine ends, and minor foxing to the pages. Top edge tinted red, decorative endpapers. Stamp on flyleaf: Josef Schwalber kgl. Advokat Passau with 1898 inscription; With 160 images and supportive illustrations and 35 partially colored contributions; 655 pages leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1980
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine, seemingly unread condition in about Fine dust-jacket, short closed tear to front panel edge. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down; ; B & W Illustrations leer más
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    • HOUGHTON AND MIFFLIN, 2003
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A stunning first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author Jhumpa Lahiri directly on the title page; The second book by Jhumpa Lahiri, originally published as a novella in The New Yorker and later expanded to a full length novel about the struggles and hardships of an Indian couple who immigrate to the United States. Basis for the 2007 movie directed by Mira Nair; [x], 291, [3] pages; Signed by Author leer más
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    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1997
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Arthur Golden directly on the half title page; In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love, always elusive, is scorned as illusion. Basis for the Academy Awards winning motion picture starring Zhang Ziyi and Ken Watanabe; [viii], 434, [6] pages; Signed by Author leer más
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    • SIMON AND SCHUSTER, 1995
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A bright first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with cocked spine and ding to lower front board in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear; ; 268 pages leer más
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    • POCKET BOOKS, 1992
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A bright first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with lightly soiled edges in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear; ; 344 pages leer más
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    • BAEDEKER, 1889
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 16mo A Near Fine first edition, frontis map has a corner fold line. Quite uncommon in the original, Very Good dustjacket, professionally restored. Includes nine maps & 25 plans; An early example of Baedeker's plain buff dust wrapper; the only other such example we have seen is on the 1896 edition of " Nordwest-Deutschland." Around 1900 Baedeker began printing directly on the front panels of the wrappers, but did not switch to the familiar red jackets until after World War I leer más
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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AT THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, 1894
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large 8vo Publisher's gray cloth illustrated, decorated, ruled and titled in bright gilt and black on upper board and spine, boards slightly beveled, floral end-papers, t.e.g., in publisher's printed dust-wrapper; unpaginated, but [59] photo-lithographed plates (including frontis, title, and dedication pages) followed by 61 pp. of text, all on folded pages with the bolts at the fore-edge. But for a little rubbing at the spine tips and corners, book is fine, without flaw; jacket is likewise lovely, with a tiny chip out at the spine head and two larger chips out at the bottom edge of the fron... leer más
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    • WELLS GARDNER, DARTON, 1898
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 16mo Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles and ornate decoration on upper board and spine, top edges gilt, in publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper. Slight bump to spine head, else fine; jacket spine and edges age-darkened, a few teensy chips out at the spine tips, but overall remarkably well preserved; Variant green cloth, no priority; beautifully designed and printed, showing the clear influence of the Kelmscott Press ; xxv, 120 pages leer más
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    • D APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1896
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Small 8vo Original brown cloth, titles and decoration in red, black and gilt, in the publisher's printed dust-wrapper replicating the book's upper board and spine. Boards are age-toned with rubbing at the spine and spine head, rear hinge cracked and webbing exposed; jacket is heavily age-toned at the spine and front panel, front flap detached, chipping at all extremities; First issue with "Gilbert Parker's Best Books" following page 196 as called for, super-scarce in jacket. BAL 4076; xi, 196, [6] pages leer más
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    • LITTLE, BROWN, 1896
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo Maroon cloth, elaborately decorated and titled on upper board and spine in gilt, t.e.g., maroon clay-paper endpages, in the publisher's matching gilt-stamped cloth dust-wrapper; pp. xvi, 558; [x], 536, both volumes with frontispieces and numerous plates with captioned tissue-guards inserted. Books very near fine, with just a touch of rubbing to the spine tips, previous owner name and date (1896) to first blanks, volume one marginally less bright than volume two; jacket spines lightly faded and scuffed, edges slightly rubbed, versos foxed, tiny puncture wound to the spine of volume 2. A ... leer más
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    • A HELEN AND KURT WOLFF BOOK / HARCOURT, BRACE, & WORLD, INC., C1968
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A handsome first printing of the first American edition in fine condition in price-clipped dust-jacket, else about fine, signed by Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page; The second collection of Grass's poems to appear in translation contains poems that were mainly written in spring and summer 1966. The original German poems are on the left, the English translation on the right. Translated by Michael Hamburger, originally published under the title Ausgefragt. ; vi, 85, [5] pages; Signed by Author leer más
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    • A HELEN AND KURT WOLFF BOOK / HARCOURT, BRACE, & WORLD, INC., 1963
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first printing of the first American edition in Fine condition in equally fine dust-jacket, signed by Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page; Cat and Mouse focuses on the extraordinary fate and person of one hero, Joachim Mahlke. From the Nobel Peace Prize winning author of The Tin Drum. Translated by Ralph Manheim; [1-6], 7-189 [3] pages; Signed by Author leer más
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    • HARCOURT, INC., 2002
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A most handsome first printing of the first US edition in fine condition in alike dust jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Günter Grass; Born to an unwed mother on a lifeboat of the Wilhelm Gustloff on the night of the attack by a Soviet submarine in January 1945, Paul Pokriefke, a middle-aged journalist, is trying to piece together the tragic events. "Scuttling backward to move forward", Crabwalk is Nobel Laureate Grass' examination of the ways different generations of Germans now view their past. Translated from the original German by Krishna Winston; [2], [vi], 234 pages; Sig... leer más
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    • HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH, 1992
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo A handsome first US edition/first printing in fine condition in alike dustjacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page; German art history professor Alexander Reschke and Polish art restorer Alexandra Piatkowska meet on the way to the cemetery in Gdansk Poland and quickly find they have much in common. They found a society to allow people expatriated after World War II to be buried in their native land. Their good intentions are overwhelmingly successful and they find themselves building resorts and gold courses on the would-be burial ground ; Etch... leer más
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    • HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH, 1981
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first printing of the first American trade edition, following a privately printed limited edition by the Franklin Library, in fine condition in near fine, yellowed dust jacket. Signed on the half-title page by author and Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass; First published in Germany in 1979 as "Das Treffen in Telgte", Nobel laureate Günter Grass sets this short novel in 17th Century Germany decimated by the 30 Years' War. With his sharp wit, Grass explores academic arrogance and the lessons political and religious history have for the modern world; [x], 147, [3] pages; Signed... leer más
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    • A HELEN AND KURT WOLFF BOOK , HARCOURT, INC., 1999
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first US edition in fine condition in equally fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Günter Grass on the half-title page; Günter Grass,1999 Nobel Prize winner composed this collection of one hundred stories to create a novel of the twentieth century. Grass writes of great events and seemingly trivial occurrences, of technical developments and scientific discoveries, of achievements in culture and sports, of megalomania, of persecution and murder, of war and disasters, and of new beginnings. Although each story has a different narrator, collectively the stories form a complete ... leer más
    • HARCOURT, BRACE & WORLD, INC., 1970
    • Librería: Books Tell You Why (Stati Uniti)
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo An attractive first US edition in fine condition in just about fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Günter Grass on the title page; Günter Wilhelm Grass is a poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. "There is little in Grass's previous books to prepare us for this one. Where they were sprawling and self-indulgent, Local Anaesthetic is lean and ironic. The author unmercifully satirizes the impotence, the masochism, the desperate expedients, that make the lot of the liberal such a hard one." (New York Times) ; [iv], 284 pag... leer más
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