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Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature  The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal, Bardenstein, Carol
1 Bardenstein, Carol Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal
Wiesbaden Otto Harrassowitz 2005 3447051981 / 9783447051989 Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Light edge wear to red card covers ; Extensive author inscription on front fly leaf ; Trade PB; Studies in Arabic Language and Literature vol 5; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 69.95 USD
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2 Bulatovic, Miodrag (Translated from the Serbo-Croat by E. D. Goy). HERO ON A DONKEY (Heroj na Magarcu)
London Secker & Warburg 1966 First English Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ chipped with a few short tears, large chip top back edge. A couple of pages creased lower corner ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages; This is a novel, set in Montenegro in 1943, about a garrison of Italian 'liberators' and a local who seeks to become a hero. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ilona, Habe, Hans, Michael Bullock (trans.)
3 Habe, Hans, Michael Bullock (trans.) Ilona
London George G. Harrap & Co. 1962 1st UK; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows some edge wear and scuffing, mild chipping, price clipped, tape stains on free endpapers. Top corners and top edge bumped. Some tape damage on front flap ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar, the book still has the wraparound promotional paper band which touts this as Europe's latest best seller ; 640 pages; This book first appeared in Germany in 1960 and in the US in 1961 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Hantsch, Hugo GESCHICHTE OSTERREICHES; ERSTER BAND, BIS 1648; ZWEITER BAND, 1648-1918
Austria Styria 1968 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Volume I lacks DJ , yellow boards show some soil, back hinge started but still solid, VG-. Previous owner's name on FFEP of both books. Top fore corners of Vol II a little bumped DJ chipped, VG+. ; DJ in Mylar. Tight solid books.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1052 pages; 2 volumes - text in German. 
Price: 36.95 USD
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5 Konsalik, Heinz G Die Schone vom Nil
Koln Lingen Verlag 1977 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light edge wear, slight lean to book ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages; Text in German 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Konsalik, Heinz G Geliebte Korsarin
Koln Lingen Verlag 1990 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Two short tears and creasing on back panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 367 pages; Undated but circa 1990. Text in German 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Zakopani Kip (Buried Statue), Lokar, Dane
7 Lokar, Dane Zakopani Kip (Buried Statue)
Ljubljani Cankarjeva Zalozba 1961 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Only light wear to book and dustjacket, chip top of DJ spine, some yellowing of pages ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, satin bookmark bound in. A bright, solid book ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 97 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Living on the Dead, Megged, Aharon (translated by Misha Louvish)
8 Megged, Aharon (translated by Misha Louvish) Living on the Dead
New York Mccall Publishing Company 1971 0841500975 / 9780841500976 ARC Paperback Very Good 
Light general wear, short tear lower back panel of plain black card cover ; A tight solid book. Publisher label with publishing information pasted on front cover, pages hand numbered. ; Trade PB; 167 pages; Originally published in Hebrew as 'Hahay al Hamet' in Israel, 1965. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Ronner, Emil Ernst Ino erobert die Welt; Eine Erzahlung
Switzerland Vadian-Verlag St. Gallen 1960 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ chipped and scuffed with short tears, DJ lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped ; DJ in Mylar A tight solid book, hinges intact.; B&W Illustrations; 215 pages; Text in German 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Syomushkin, Tikhon Alitet Goes to the Hills; a novel
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1952 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Light edge wear, some offset to endpapers, DJ chipped with tears and creasing bottom DJ spine ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar, hinges intact; 594 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Matyás Sandorf Nový Hrabê Monte Christo 2 Vols, Verne, Jules; L. Bennet (illustrator) & Zdenek Hobzik (translator)
11 Verne, Jules; L. Bennet (illustrator) & Zdenek Hobzik (translator) Matyás Sandorf Nový Hrabê Monte Christo 2 Vols
Prague Albatros Praha 1988 Translation Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Some chipping and short tears of dust jackets, light bumping of corners ; Tight solid books, DJ's in Mylar, illustrated throughout with 19th century illustrator, Leon Bennet ; Mathias Sandorf New Count of Monte Cristo; B&W Illustrations; 1.75 x 9.5 x 6.75 Inches; 448 pages; This story, originally published in French in 1885, the 27th novel by Verne, was inspired by Dumas' 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 
Price: 44.95 USD
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12 Vernède, R.V. The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere
Gerrards Cross, UK Colin Smythe 1992 0861403525 / 9780861403523 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 1.18 x 8.58 x 5.51 Inches; 267 pages; Collecting stories from experience in the hills of India makes for a good read. But, when fact and fiction are intertwined, and reality becomes a mixture of the two, the words become spellbinding."" - Small Press. ""Born in Vevey, Switzerland, R.V. Vernède entered the Indian Civil Service in 1928 and was posted to Uttar Pradesh (now perhaps best known as the state encompassing the Temple at Ayodyha). In 1992, over a half-century later, Vernède published [this], a collection of stories largely based on those experiences."" - Publishers Weekly. Love, murder, rogues, humor, revenge, trial by ordeal, blood feuds, Chinese-Tibetan plans for the invasion of India are featured, as is an account of the author's meeting with Jawaharlal Nehru. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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13 Vernède, R.V. The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere
Gerrards Cross, UK Colin Smythe 1992 0861403525 / 9780861403523 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only slight wear. Short closed tear top back fore edge. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Errata slip laid in. ; 1.18 x 8.58 x 5.51 Inches; 267 pages; Collecting stories from experience in the hills of India makes for a good read. But, when fact and fiction are intertwined, and reality becomes a mixture of the two, the words become spellbinding."" - Small Press. ""Born in Vevey, Switzerland, R.V. Vernède entered the Indian Civil Service in 1928 and was posted to Uttar Pradesh (now perhaps best known as the state encompassing the Temple at Ayodyha). In 1992, over a half-century later, Vernède published [this], a collection of stories largely based on those experiences."" - Publishers Weekly. Love, murder, rogues, humor, revenge, trial by ordeal, blood feuds, Chinese-Tibetan plans for the invasion of India are featured, as is an account of the author's meeting with Jawaharlal Nehru. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Heather in the South  A Scottish-Australian Entertainment, Wannan, Bill
14 Wannan, Bill The Heather in the South A Scottish-Australian Entertainment
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
DJ heavily chipped with V shaped piece missing top front edge, top back edge and bottom back edge, some soil top page edges a couple of small spots front edge ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Lore Literature and Balladry of the Scots in Australia; 189 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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