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1 Convertis du XXme Siecle (Premier Volume)
c1956 Paperback GOOD 
"Tight, soiled exterior with tanned spine, clean interior with age tanned pages, square. Hinge crease, rubbed corners. Authors: Gheon, Hyde, Stein, Jacob, Nicolle, Verkads, Copeman, Nagai, Merton, Raissa, Maritain, Carrel, Desvallieres, Bloy, Riviere, Jammes 246 pages, Text in French." 
Price: 8.95 USD
 
 
2 "Alberoni, Francesco" Innamoramento e amore
Italy 2001 8811674387 / 9788811674382 (Seconda ristampa) Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! Ventiduesimo saggi (20 essays) ""L'innmoramento tende alla fusione, ma alla fusione di due persone diverse. Perche ci sia innamoramento occorre che ci sia diversita e l'innamoramento e una volonta, una forza per superare questa diversita che pero esiste e deve esistere. "" " 
Price: 49.95 USD
 
 
3 "Augenbraum, Quinn & Stavans" "Bendiceme, America Latino Writers of the United States"
NY 1993 Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! Appears unread. ""Selected talks form the Symposium Sponsored by The Mercantile Library of New York"" by Ilan Stavans, Arnold Rampersad, Juan Bruce-Novoa, Gary Soto, Virgil Suarez, Margarite Fernandez Olmos, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Julia Alvarez & Rudolfo Anaya. 66 page, perfect bound. 13.7x21.6x.5cm" 
Price: 24.95 USD
 
 
4 "Bayley, John" The Order of Battle at Trafalgar and Other Essays
NY 1987 1555841376 / 9781555841379 (1st American Edition) Hardbound FINE/ Fine 
"As new except for crease on front flap of Dust Jacket. ""collection of essays includes studies of Keats, Hardy and Philip Larkin…but concentrates especially on the great figures in the Russian tradition, from Pushkin, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to...Pasternak, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Solhenitsyn, Grossman & Brodsky..."" 224 pages 8.75x5.75"" (22.2x14.65cm)" 
Price: 23.95 USD
 
 
Long Time Leaving - Dispatches From Up South, "Blunt, Roy Jr. "
5 "Blunt, Roy Jr. " Long Time Leaving - Dispatches From Up South
NY 2006 0307266184 / 9780307266187 (1st edition) Hardbound FINE 
"As new except for 1/4"" rip at top hinge of front flap of dust jacket. ""A sly, dry collection of essays…on his own dueling loyalties across the great American divide, North vs. South" 
Price: 21.95 USD
 
 
6 "Donadio, Stephen (Ed.)" "New England Review / Volume 22, Number 4 / Fall 2001 (Middlebury Series)"
"Middlebury, VT" 2001 Oversize Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! Five Stories by Isaac Babel, Newly Translated * Reflections on Terror * Mapping British Addictions * Louise Glick and Latter Day Romanticism * Arthur Miller's Offstage Views * A Glimpse of Emily Dickinson's Reading * How Fish Sees Milton * The Legacy of Napoleon * A Conversation from a New Translation of The Tale of Genji * An die Musik Recaptured. 203 pages" 
Price: 7.95 USD
 
 
7 "Franklin, Ben" The Old Mistresses' Apologue
"Philadelphia, PA" 1956 (1st thus) Paperback FINE 
"As new except for slight rubbing to corners. 20 pages on art quality paper with marbled paper cover. Label on front. ""Of this edition 2000 copies have been printed in Fournier types, based on the a letter used by Franklin himself at his Passy press. The ornaments have been adapted from an original stencil also used by Franklin at Passy, now owned by the American Philosophical Society."" ""John Anderson: The Pickering Press"" Erratum tipped in to last page." 
Price: 18.95 USD
 
 
8 "Fryer, Eugenie M." The Hill-Towns of France
NY 1917 Hardbound VERY GOOD 
"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean and square. No dust jacket. Owner's elegant signature on first free page. Slightly faded blue cloth with gilt design and lettering. Light softening of spine ends and slight rubbing to corners. 260 pages illustrated with 27 black and white, full page photo plates + 50 small sketches. ""Two people never see a thing from exactly the same angle, nor in describing it present the same viewpoint; so out of something old we are constantly getting something new."" Hilltowns of Poitou, Normandy, Brittany, Quercy, Languedoc, Provence, Savoie, Auvergne, Picerdie, La Beauce & Touraine. " 
Price: 24.95 USD
 
 
9 "Fuess, Claude M." Selected Essays
"Boston, MA" 1914 (Reprint 1942) Paperback NEAR FINE 
"Tight, bright, light soil, square. Sticker remnant inside cover. 4 dog-eared pages. Essays by Montaigne, Lamb, Hazlitt, DeQuincy, Emerson, Stevenson, Benson, Crothers, Repplier & Briggs" 
Price: 8.87 USD
 
 
Principle Products of Portugal: Prose Pieces, "Hall, Donald"
10 "Hall, Donald" Principle Products of Portugal: Prose Pieces
"Boston, MA" 1995 0807062030 / 9780807062036 (2nd printing) Trade Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new except for owner's name inside front cover. The author describes this collection of 24 essays as ""things miscellaneous, unrelated, boring, and probably educational."" the critics describe it as ""essays of beauty that light the dark recesses of the reader's mind...mark a life of pursung particular passions, and of sharing them...""" 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
11 "Herder, Johann Gottfried" Journal meiner Reise im Jahr 1769
"Stuttgart, Germany" 1976 3150097932 / 9783150097939 Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new except for owner's name on title page and ink smudge on spine.1769 Journal of travels through Kurland, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, Holland, England and France. 312 indexed, annotated pages. Text in German." 
Price: 6.95 USD
 
 
12 "Herrman, Paul" Pokazcie Mi Testament Adama: Na szlakach nowozytnych odkryc geograficznych (Original title: Zeigt Mir Adams Testament - Wagnis Und Abenteuer der Entdeckungen)
"Warsaw, Poland" 1976 Paperback VERY GOOD- 
" Tight, yellowed pages, light soil to exterior, clean interior, faint curl. Creased covers and light edgewear. ""Z reporterska swada, zywa, potoczyssta narracja I edudycja predstawia Paul Hermann, znany czyteinikom z ksiazki [Siodma minela, osma przemija], dzieje nowozytnych odkryc geograficznych od konca XV do polowy XIX stulecia..."" Text in Polish." 
Price: 11.95 USD
 
 
13 "Jewett, Sarah Orne (Marie Donahue, intro.)" Country By-Ways
"South Berwick, ME" 1981 (1st thus) Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new- gift quality! 127 page, staple-bound. Reprint of 5 essays by Sarah Orne Jewett: River Driftwood; An October Ride; From A Mournful Villager; An Autumn Holiday; A Winter Drive. A book of the same title was originally published in 1881 and contained these plus 3 other essays. " 
Price: 17.95 USD
 
 
14 "Johnston, Jill" At Sea On Land: Extreme Politics
NY 2005 0971980810 / 9780971980815 (1st US) Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""a book in which a travel motif is interwoven with political musings and observations…In spite of government, I am leading my individually compelling life, with thoughts and feelings exclusively my own, and a destiny unique to me."" Illustrated with snapshots and relevant documents. Author described as a feminist and culture critic." 
Price: 24.95 USD
 
 
15 "Kastner, Erich" Gesammelte Schriften fur Erwachsene. Bd. 8.
"Zurich, Switzerland" 1969 Paperback GOOD 
"Tight, bright, clean and square but has badly sunned spine and light age soil to exterior page edges and inside covers. Band 6: Vermischte Beiträge I. ""Friedrich der Große und die deutsche Literatur. Eine Untersuchung des literarischen Geschmacks um 1780"" (hierbeihandelt es sich um einen Auszug aus Erich Kästners Dissertation aus dem Jahre 1925.) Aus der ""Weltbühne"" ""Notabene 45"" ""Berliner und Münchener Kabarett"" Text in German. 271 pages." 
Price: 15.95 USD
 
 
16 "Krich, A.M. (Ed)" The Anatomy of Love
NY 1960 (1st thus) Paperback GOOD 
"""Entertaining and thought-provoking work of 22 recognized experts-Freud, Fromm. Mead, Camus, Neibuhr, Briffault, de Rougemont, Lawrence, D'Arcy, Reik, Lewis, Dell, Bowlby, Benedek, Hendrick, Suttie, Horney, Roche Menninger, de Beauvoir & Sorokin"" Tight, yellowed, covers age soiled & square. Hinge crease, corner crease on cover, 1 dog-eared page. " 
Price: 4.82 USD
 
 
17 "Leduc, Renato" Historia de lo Inmediato
Mexico 1976 (Primera edicion) Paperback VERY GOOD+ 
As new- gift quality!. Articles and profiles by this Mexican poet and journalist ranging from John Reed to El canciller y las vikingas. #06964 of 10000. 86 pages. Text in Spanish. 
Price: 13.95 USD
 
 
18 "Loomis, James Lee" Notes of a Native New Englander
"Hartford, CT" 1948 Hardbound VERY GOOD+ 
"As new except for faint age toning of spine and part of covers. No dust jacket. 156 pages with 7 Addresses, 2 essays, 19 excerpts, and 4 poems. Photos and commentary of interest on Granby, CT, home of the author." 
Price: 10.95 USD
 
 
19 "Mitchell, Julian" A Disgraceful Anomaly
"London, UK" 2003 0954268806 / 9780954268800 Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""2003…Wolfson lecture at Oxford""" 
Price: 17.95 USD
 
 
20 "Pauwels, Louis (Jean-Edern Hallier, Preface)" Le Droit de parler
1981 2226012192 / 9782226012197 Trade Paperback FINE 
As new - gift quality! Text in French. 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
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