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Geliebte Korsarin

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Koln, Lingen Verlag: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13448

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Two short tears and creasing on back panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Undated but circa 1990. Text in German View more info

Ino erobert die Welt; Eine Erzahlung

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Vadian-Verlag St. Gallen: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13472

Condition: 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; Text in German View more info

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Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal

By: Bardenstein, Carol

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Wiesbaden, Otto Harrassowitz: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16516

ISBN: 3447051981

Condition: Very Good+


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 View more info

Hero on a Donkey

By: BULATOVIC, Miodrag

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1966

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 10819

Condition: 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. ; 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. View more info

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Ilona

By: Habe, Hans, Michael Bullock (trans.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1962

Edition: 1st UK; First Impression

Seller ID: 10106

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Lost Musicians

By: Heinesen, William & Erik J. Friis translator

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers/The American-Scandinavian Foundation: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19185

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear, DJ has small tears, light chipping, sun-faded on spine of Dj. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. Mild musty smell. Text in English ; The Library of Scandinavian Literature vol. 12; 8.3 X 5.5 X 1.3 inches; 363 pages View more info

Die Schone vom Nil

By: Konsalik, Heinz G

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Koln, Lingen Verlag: 1977

Seller ID: 13567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear, slight lean to book ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Text in German View more info

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Zakopani Kip (Buried Statue)

By: Lokar, Dane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ljubljani, Cankarjeva Zalozba: 1961

Seller ID: 16508

Condition: 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 View more info

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Living on the Dead

By: Megged, Aharon (translated by Misha Louvish)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mccall Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: ARC

Seller ID: 10473

ISBN: 0841500975

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Oil Vendor and the Courtesan Tales from the Ming Dynasty

By: Menglong, Feng & Ted Wang and Chen Chen (translators)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Welcome Rain Publishers: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18548

ISBN: 1566491401

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; 9.10 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 260 pages; "These eight tales from the Song and Ming Dynasties present readers with a colorful tapestry of adventure and misadventure, erotic romance, crafty intrigue, supernatural fantasy, comedies of errors, and crimes and punishment in sixteenth and seventeenth century China." This is the second of a series of books featuring short stories by two writers from the Ming dynasty in China; Feng Menlong (1574-1646) and Ling Menchu (1580-1644). This book concentrates on the stories by Feng Menlon... View more info

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Alitet Goes to the Hills A Novel

By: Syomushkin, Tikhon; B. Isaacs (translator)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14325

Condition: 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, satin bookmark bound in. Winner of the Stalin Prize in 1948 ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 594 pages View more info

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Matyás Sandorf Nový Hrabê Monte Christo 2 Vols

By: Verne, Jules; L. Bennet (illustrator) & Zdenek Hobzik (translator)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Prague, Albatros Praha: 1988

Edition: Translation

Seller ID: 15012

Condition: 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' View more info

The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere

By: Vernède, R.V.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, UK, Colin Smythe: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14746

ISBN: 0861403525

Condition: 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 stor... View more info

The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere

By: Vernède, R.V.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, UK, Colin Smythe: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14765

ISBN: 0861403525

Condition: 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-cent... View more info

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The Heather in the South A Scottish-Australian Entertainment

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14670

Condition: 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 View more info