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Image for French Literary Gems: Morceaux Choisis de Oeuvres de Cornielle, Moliere, Pascal, Lafontaine, Boussuet, Racine, Voltaire, Beaumarchais, Lamartine, Hugo, Baudelaire, Renan, Daudet, and Rostand

French Literary Gems: Morceaux Choisis de Oeuvres de Cornielle, Moliere, Pascal, Lafontaine, Boussuet, Racine, Voltaire, Beaumarchais, Lamartine, Hugo, Baudelaire, Renan, Daudet, and Rostand

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, R.D. Cortina Company: 1962

Seller ID: 10244

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper-covered boards with a printed title label pasted on the front cover. Some fading to the spine and a couple of small stains to the rear cover. Interior clean and bright. 59 pages, illustrated endpapers. Selections from masterpieces of French literature, one page each with a facing page English translation. Useful for anyone learning French. A title in the Cortina Classics Series. View more info

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Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia

By: Clowes, Edith W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08332

ISBN: 069103222X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 236 pages with Bibliography and Index. Publisher's synopsis: "Clowes advances the provocative hypothesis that the certain recent Russian novels constitute a special category of 'meta-utopian' works by virtue of their playful skepticism toward political and social 'realities' of the past, present, and future." View more info

Image for 7 by Colette of the Academy Goncourt: Gigi, The Cat, Chéri, The Last of Chéri, My Mother's House, Chance Acquaintances, and The Vagabond

7 by Colette of the Academy Goncourt: Gigi, The Cat, Chéri, The Last of Chéri, My Mother's House, Chance Acquaintances, and The Vagabond

By: Colette

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10358

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with rubbing wear to the extremities. The dust jacket has edge wear and chipping to the spine ends and corners. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Translations from French to English by the following: Roger Senhouse (Gigi, Chéri, The Last of Chéri), Antonia White (The Cat), Una Vicenzo Troubridge and Enid McLeod (My Mother's House), Patrick Lee Fermor (Chance Acquaintances), and Enid McLeod (The Vagabond). View more info

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Rozenie Ou Les Moscovites

By: D'Estaing, Charles-Henri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 09427

ISBN: 0880332808

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth with gilt title on the spine. Gift inscription inside the front cover, otherwise fine. 154 pages with Selected Bibliography. Introduction and Notes by Jean-Pierre Cap. A previously unpublished play from eighteenth-century France. Russia's Catherine I is the heroine of the play and this play is historically significant for having been the only work in French to glorify Catherine I. This book is organized into the following sections: Foreword, Critical Introduction, Introduction to Rozenie ou les Moscovites by Comte Charles-Henri d'Estaing, the text of Rozenie ou les Moscovites, ... View more info

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Klassenlekture 106 Autoren stellen sich vor mit ihren selbst ausgewahlten Texten

By: Engelmann, Bernt and Walter Jens

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Albrecht Knaus Verlag: 1982

Seller ID: 08280

ISBN: 3813563774

Condition: Near Fine


525 pages. German text. View more info

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Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings

By: Kerouac, Jack; Edited by Paul Marion

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 07712

ISBN: 0670888222

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark on the bottom edge and a couple of small, worn spots on the bottom edge of the borards. More than 60 previously unpublished works by Kerouac, written from age 13 to 21. 249 pages. View more info

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The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling, Volume XXV: Rewards and Fairies

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 09995

Condition: Very Good


Reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and gilt border on the front cover as well as around an embossed, white elephant cameo in the center of the front cover. Top-edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom edge uncut linen paper. Rubbing to the spine, bumping to the corners, and some wear the gilt borders. Binding tight and square. Light foxing to the first and last several pages. 378 pages with illustrations from drawings by Frank Craig. Each illustration has a printed tissue guard. View more info

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Tomboy

By: Meinecke, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franfurt, Suhrkamp: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06449

ISBN: 3518409956

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, rubbing to jacket. Ex-lib copy form the Goethe Institute in Houston. Usual library markings to spine, endpapers. Jacket adhered to boards with clear protector. Clean copy in nice condition aside from library markings. View more info

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Four Contemporary Russian Writers

By: Porter, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Berg Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08330

ISBN: 0854962468

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 184 pages with Biographical Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. The four writers: Rasputin, Aitmatov, Voynovich, and Vladimov. View more info

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The First & Second Parts of King Henry IV

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Graphic Arts Typographers, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 10445

Condition: Near Fine


About Fine to Fine in a slipcase with mild wear. View more info

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An Obsession with History: Russian Writers Confront the Past

By: Wachtel, Andrew Baruch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08331

ISBN: 0804722463

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 276 pages with Notes, Works Cited, and Index. From the dust jacket: "Russians have frequently seemed transfixed by the idea of the singularity of their own history and by the relationship of that history to the history of the outside world. In particular, three notions stand out, related to each other to be sure, but by no means unproblematically so. First of all, there is the conviction of absolute difference; Russians insist, even in the face of evidence to the contrar... View more info

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Stücke

By: Wedekind, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Müchen, Langen-Müller: 1970

Seller ID: 08279

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name in small script on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some edge wear, primarily at the top of the front panel where the laminate is peeling a bit. Preserved now in a clear Mylar cover. 389 pages. View more info

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Text Counter Text: Rereadings in Russian Literary History

By: Zholkovsky, Alexander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08339

ISBN: 0804723168

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 370 pages with Notes, Works Cited, and Index. From the publisher: "Russian literary history has been rich in instances of later writers rereading and interpreting earlier ones. This text participates in this cultural process by proposing new interpretations of a number of familiar and lesser-known texts by such authors as Tolstoy, Zoshchenko, and Pushkin." View more info