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Persson, Anders; Welin, Stellan
N.B. Mark to top right corner of front board. Base of D/J spine bumped. 211pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509058
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Inventory #24916
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Caemmerer, Alex
111pp.
Pineapple Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1561640093
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Inventory #21592
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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La Fontaine, Jean De; Translated By Shapiro, Norman R.
The Contes et nouvelles en vers of Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) were published at various times throughout his life, both before and after his celebrated Fables, between 1664 and 1685, and even posthumously. In quite a different key from the more innocent Fables, the Contes often threatened to get him in trouble with both Church and Acadmie. It was, indeed, the bawdy tales of Boccaccio, Rabelais, and other medieval and renaissance masters of ribaldry that inspired La Fontaine's Contes, presented here in a chronologically and stylistically diverse selection translated by Norman R. Shapiro. This spirited recent translation, spanning the entire corpus, offers about half the tales, from early to late, in all their variety of lengths and poetic narrative forms. The mildly suggestive mingle with the frankly bawdy, while others would hardly raise a vicar's eyebrow. Yet all these gems from one of France's truly great poets, scrupulously faithful to the originals, are rendered with the spirit of his style, his subtle rhythms, cadences, rhymes, and delectable wit left intact. 273pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased.
Princeton University Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691015325
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Inventory #24881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Laszlo, Ervin
Authors compliment slip affixed to front paste down. N.B. 1/2 inch closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. Inch long closed tear to top edge of rear D/J. Chipping to head and tail of D/J spine. Light rubbing to edges and corners of D/J.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1966, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28339
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.05 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Vallejo, Boris and Bell, Julie
Brand new, untouched still shrinkwrapped.
Workman Publishing Company Inc., 2004, Card Covers, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0761132147
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Inventory #22951
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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