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1 Two Winters and Three Summers
Abramov, Fyodor ; translated from the Russian by Jacqueline Edwards and Mitchell Schneider ; with an introduction by Maurice Friedberg Harcourt Brace Jovanovich USA 1984 0151923000 / 9780151923007 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket protected in a loose film sleeve. pp. xvii, 382. 309062 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 Dancers of God
Ballif, Noel ; translated from the French by James Cameron Sidgwick & Jackson London 1955 First Thus Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards; minor bump at the base of the spine. Significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and light foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges, with a few short nicks. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 213. 012899 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 An Introduction to Arab Poetics
Adonis ; translated from the Arabic into English by Catherine Cobham Saqi Books London 2003 0863563317 / 9780863563317 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. As new. pp. 108. 308733 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Lorca: The Poet and his People
Barea, Arturo ; translated from the Spanish by Ilsa Barea Grove Press Inc New York 1958 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Paperback. Evergreen edition, second printing. In good condition but with rubs and discolouration to the covers, light rubs to the cover edges and some creasing to the top corner of the front cover. Previous owner's signature and date at the top edge of the half-title page. Pages are age-toned but clean. pp. xv, 176. 106111 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
3 Novel With Cocaine
Ageyev, M. ; translated from the Russian by Michael Henry Heim Northwestern University Press 1998 0810117096 / 9780810117099 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight condition - very near fine but there is a bend / curve to the textblock, which may flatten out when the book has sat flat for a while. Otherwise unmarked and appears unread. pp. viii, 204. 309040 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 The Zoo in Winter, Selected Poems
Barskova, Polina ; selected and translated by Boris Dralyuk and David Stromberg Melville House 2010 1935554263 / 9781935554264 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears unread / unused. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 165. 308225 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Burn - A novel in three books (Late Sixties - Early Seventies)
Aksyonov, Vassily ; translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny Hutchinson London 1984 0091555809 / 9780091555801 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards are bumped at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are very good. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages have darkened / tanned at the edges, with some tiny, pale foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 528. Dust jacket not price clipped. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309063 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
19 Elements of Semiology (Cape Editions 4)
Barthes, Roland ; translated from the French by Annette Lavers and Colin Smith Jonathan Cape 1967 Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Slim paperback with dust jacket. The dust jacket is tanned at the spine, with a short tear in the middle of the spine. The binding is firm and tight. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 112. 106114 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
5 Zayni Barakat
al-Ghitani, Gamal ; translated into English by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; with a foreword by Edward Said The American University in Cairo Press Cairo, Egypt 2006 9774248724 / 9789774248726 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 2nd printing of this edition. pp. xxiii, 241. 308189 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 The Diving-Bell & the Butterfly
Bauby, Jean-Dominique ; translated by Jeremy Leggatt Fourth Estate Ltd 1997 1857027795 / 9781857027792 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression of this UK edition. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. Minor bruising to spine ends and dust jacket edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages are slightly tanned /darkened. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 139pp. 22cm. 101733 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
6 Music Through the Ages
Alberti, Luciano; Pierce, Richard (translated from the Italian by) Cassell London 1974 0304294209 / 9780304294206 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm and tight. Light rubs to the dust jacket edges. No previous owner's or inscriptions. pp. 320. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 049127 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 German Winter Nights
Beer, Johann; Translated By John Russell Camden House / Boydell & Brewer 1999 1571131957 / 9781571131959 Hard Cover NEW New 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
English translation. Brand new hardback book. RRP. £30.00. The dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Not price-clipped. 254pp. 028352 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Letters of a Portuguese Nun
Alcoforado, Marianna ; translated into English by Edgar Prestage David Nutt The Strand, London 1897 Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Weak binding. Paper covers rubbed and torn, with tears and loss to the spine covering. The sewn binding is weakened and cracked in a few places but holds. Some foxing. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. The 5 letters were written in 1667 by a Portuguese nun, Marianna, who had a French Army Officer 'lover' who abandoned her. An interesting little snapshot of social history. 105770 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
8 Vita Nuova
Alighieri, Dane ; with an introduction by A. N. Wilson ; translated into English by Mark Musa ; illustrations by Daniel Egneus The Folio Society 2015 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Egneus, Daniel 
Hardback with slipcase. In excellent, fine condition. As new. Still shrink wrapped. Bound in red cloth with a blocked illustration to the front board. Gilt page edges and a ribbon page marker. 308920 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
23 Philibert
Belloc, Hilaire ; with illustrations by Quentin Blake ; translated into French by Marie Farre Gallimard 1991 207056634X / 9782070566341 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. French edition (English title - Algernon and other Cautionary Tales). In very good, clean condition but there is an old pencil price mark to the top corner of the front endpaper and a small blue ink smudge to the same area; plus a pencil line mark to the edge of the front endpaper, a bit further down the page. The rest of the pages are clean, bright and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slim and unpaginated. 308520 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
9 Hans Andersen, By Himself
Andersen, Hans Christian ; translated by Mary Howitt ; with a preface by Violet Jacob George Routledge & Sons, Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial paper boards, green cloth spine. The boards are heavily stained, with rubbed corners and edges. Bruised spine ends. The interior is in good condition. Endpapers are browned. Light foxing. 317pp. 301402 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 Morning Rendezvous, Stories (Russian and Soviet Story)
Belov, V. [Vasily] ; translated from the Russian by Eve Manning and Rose Prokofieva Raduga Publishers Moscow 1983 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Small pocket-sized soft back. A gift inscription written in pen at the bottom edge of the half-title page. Light grey marks to the bottom edge of the outer closed textblock page edge. Otherwise very good. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. 384. A collection of short stories. 307956 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Little Mermaid [Mini edition in card slipcase]
Andersen, Hans Christian ; with pictures by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated and retold by Anthea Bell Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd 2010 9881915236 / 9789881915238 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Excellent fine condition copy, as new, in a very near fine thin card slipcase. Lovely edition of this classic fairy tale. 103118 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 The Ladies from St. Petersburg, Three Novellas
Berberova, Nina ; translated into English by Marian Schwartz New Directions 1998 0811214362 / 9780811214360 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean condition, except for previous owner's name written neatly just inside the front cover. Otherwise clean and tight and appears unread. pp. xx, 122. 309043 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta, 1840-1841 : A Poet's Bazaar I-II
Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated into English Grace Thornton Peter Owen London 1985 0720606365 / 9780720606362 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are tanned / browned, particularly at the edges. pp. 182. 043701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 The Spirits of the Yellow Leaves
Bernatzik, Hugo Adolf; with the collaboration of Emmy Bernatzik ; translated into English by E. W. Dickes Robert Hale Limited London 1958 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. There are some very pale marks to the front board (only visible in good light). The binding is firm and pages clean though there are a few minor foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. 222pp. The dust jacket is worn - grubby grey-ish marks to the back cover, rubs to edges, short tears and some loss to the top edge of the front cover and the bottom edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105302 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
12 Dersu the Trapper, a True Account
Arseniev, V. K. ; translated by Malcolm Burr and with a preface by Jaimy Gordon McPherson and Company 1996 0929701496 / 9780929701493 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. pp. xii, 352. 309018 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
27 The Loser
Bernhard, Thomas ; translated from the German into English by Jack Dawson; afterword by Mark M. Anderson Vintage International | Vintage Books New York 1993 1400077540 / 9781400077540 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, clean, fine condition. Appears as new. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A very nice copy. pp. 190. 308716 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Race to the Year 2000
Baade, Fritz ; translated from the German by Ernest Pawel The Cresset Press London 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Published in the 1960s; DJ flap reads: What will the world be like forty years hence? Assuming that total nuclear war does not destroy it in the meantime, Dr. Fritz Baade surveys the short term future of mankind in the light of economic evolution and offers an answer - deeply considered, cogently argues, and, if sombre, on the whole reassuring. Very light rubs to dust jacket edges. pp. ix, 229. 016353 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
28 The First Polka
Bienek, Horst ; translated from the German by Ralph R. Read Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1978 0575023929 / 9780575023925 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First UK edition. Purple cloth binding. There's a small white paint mark at the base of the spine [v small]. Dust jacket is faded. Not price clipped (original £5.95 net on front flap). Foredges partially tanned / darkened. 293pp. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 300775 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
14 Dekok and the Dead Harlequin
Baantjer, A. C. ; Translated into English by H. G. Smittenaar Speck Press Colorado, U.S.A. 2009 1933108274 / 9781933108278 Mass Market Paperback New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £9.99. 218pp. 300062 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
29 Mad Shadows
Blais, Marie-Claire ; translated from the French by Merloyd Lawrence Jonathan Cape London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's black cloth binding. Lacks dust jacket. In excellent clean near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 125pp. 301559 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel
Babel, Isaac ; edited by Nathalie Babel ; translated into English by Peter Constantine ; introduction by Cynthia Ozick W. W. Norton & Company New York and London 2002 0393324028 / 9780393324020 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In very good condition, but the edges of the covers are curling and there are some light greyish marks to the covers. Small remainder mark (black marker pen dot) to the bottom closed textblock edge. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 511. 308734 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 French Rural History: An Essay on its Basic Characteristics
Bloch, Marc ; with a foreword by Bryce Lyon ; translated from the French by Janet Sondheimer Routledge and Kegan Paul 1978 0710089023 / 9780710089021 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback. A good working copy. There is a forwards lean to the spine and reading creases to the spine. There are some marks to the pages in pencil - some underlining, a few notes (not extensive). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxxiii, 258. A good study / reference copy. 107009 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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