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Image for Michaelis Minidicionario Ingles Portugues / Portugues Ingles (English-Portuguese Dictionary)

Michaelis Minidicionario Ingles Portugues / Portugues Ingles (English-Portuguese Dictionary)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: São Paulo, Brazil, Melhoramentos: 1993

Stock No.: 60043

ISBN: 850603437X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A compact Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese dictionary; ideal for the traveler to Brazil or Portugal. Includes pronunciation keys, lists of irregular verbs, tables of English and American measures. A sound, tightly-bound copy measuring 3" wide x 4.4" tall.; 60043; 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall; 665 pages View more info

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Romans picaresques espagnols (Picaresque Spanish Novels, in French language)

By: ANONYMOUS; ALEMAN, Mateo; de QUEVEDO, Francisco

Price: $76.00

Publisher: France, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade / NRF / Éditions Gallimard: 1968

Stock No.: 83436

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A collection of Spanish picaresque novels in a handsome French language edition in the series by the Bibliothêque de Pléiade. The stories include the anonymously-written "The Life of Lazarus of Tormes and His Fortunes and Adversities". Also included are Mateo Aleman's "The Life of de Guzman d'Alfarache" and Francisco de Quevedo's "The Life of the Adventurer Don Pablos de Ségovie". With introduction, chronology, bibliography by M. Molho; rendered into French from the Spanish by M. Molho and J. F. Reille, who also supply notes and a glossary. --- In pebbled brown leath... View more info

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Unvergängliches Deutschland: Ein Buch von Volk und Heimat

By: BLOEM, Walter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berlin, Neufeld & Henius Verlag: 1933

Stock No.: 83033

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A tour of Germany showing notable buildings, scenic sights, monuments and people. In German language, with entries in "gothic" (Fraktur) blackletter typeface. With over 150 black & white photos by J. B. Malina. --- In linen cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in black. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly-bound, though with inked inscription to front free endpaper, a little looseness to front cover and small tears to paper at front and rear gutters.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 129 pages View more info

Image for Schwäbische Romanik: Baukunst und Plastik im württembergischen Raum. Ein Kapitel Kulturgeschichte in Bildern (Architecture of Swabia in German language)

Schwäbische Romanik: Baukunst und Plastik im württembergischen Raum. Ein Kapitel Kulturgeschichte in Bildern (Architecture of Swabia in German language)

By: BOCK, Emil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Verlag Urachhaus: 1973

Stock No.: 82612

ISBN: 3878381646

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A German language guide to the Romanesque buildings and architectural highlights of this region of southwestern Germany. With dozens of black & white photos showing these features. --- In olive cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Dust jacket features color photos to covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and tightly bound. Jacket with a little chafing to edges.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 319 pages View more info

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Collins Spanish Gem Dictionary, Spanish-English : English-Spanish

By: BROWN, R. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Stock No.: 79904

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1962 reprint of the 1957 edition of the reliable Collins Gem Spanish dictionary. Measuring 3 in. wide x 4.5 in. tall, it is an ideal size for pocket or purse. --- In flexible brown softcovers. With creases to a leaf or two and minor chafing to covers, else a solid, fully functional copy.; 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 768 pages View more info

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Récits tirés du théâtre grec (Stories of Greek Theatre)

By: CHANDON, G. (adaptor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, Fernand Nathan, Éditeur: 1963

Stock No.: 83435

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A collection of stories from Greek theatre, in an illustrated French language edition. The stories are adapted by G. Chandon from notable Greek authors such as Sophocles, Euripedes, and Aristophanes. Includes color and black & white illustrations by Clifton Dey. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with color Dey image of a Greek soldier confronting a woman. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A sound copy, unmarked and tightly bound, but with some separation of cover's clear outer skin from underlying paper and a little soiling to covers.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; 256 pages View more info

Image for Oeuvres Choisies de Delille: Les Géorgiques de Virgile, Les Jardins, L'Homme des Champs, Malheur et Pitie (Works of Jacques Delille)

Oeuvres Choisies de Delille: Les Géorgiques de Virgile, Les Jardins, L'Homme des Champs, Malheur et Pitie (Works of Jacques Delille)

By: DELILLE, Jacques

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres: 1850

Stock No.: 81959

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A collection, in French language, of significant writings of the poet and translator Jacques Delille (1738-1813). Includes his translation of Virgil's "Georgics", as well as "Les Jardins" (The Gardens) "L'homme de champs" (Man of the Fields) and "Malheur et Pitie" (Woe and Mercy). --- In quarter leather over brown marbled boards, marbled endpapers, gilt-stamped spine titling and decorations with four raised spine bands; and with tissue-protected engraved frontis portrait of Delille. --- With a tear to marbled paper on cover, darkening to textblock edges and qui... View more info

Image for Karlstein:  Das Rätsel um die Burg Karls IV   (in German language)

Karlstein: Das Rätsel um die Burg Karls IV (in German language)

By: ESCHBORN, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Verlag Urachhaus: 1971

Stock No.: 82593

ISBN: 3878381468

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


A German-language guide to Karlstein, the castle of Emperor Charles IV (Karl IV) of the Holy Roman Empire. Built in 1348-1367 near Prague, the castle served as a repository for treasures of the Empire such as the crown jewels, artwork and other relics. With multiple black & white illustrations, as well as several color plates tipped onto leaves. --- In vivid red cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine; maroon endpapers. Jacket with color reproductions of paintings. --- A clean, tightly-bound and bright copy. Jacket with light chafing at spine ends, and with mild separation... View more info

Image for Der Junge Goethe: Eine Lebens- und Entwicklungsgeschichte aufgebaut auf Dokumenten der Zeit (in German language)

Der Junge Goethe: Eine Lebens- und Entwicklungsgeschichte aufgebaut auf Dokumenten der Zeit (in German language)

By: FLEISSNER, O.S.; MENTZ-FLEISSNER, E. (editors, with notes and vocabulary)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1932

Stock No.: 82501

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A German language study of the young Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, written for the English-speaking student. Includes English language foreword by the editors. With black & white frontis drawing of Goethe, plus photo plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves depicting people and scenes in Goethe's life. German-English vocabulary at rear of volume. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with silhouette of Goethe to cover in gilt and gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A Good only copy, with tear and creases to cloth at head of spine, general soiling to textblock edges; binding is t... View more info

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Der Stechlin (Manesse Bibliothek der Weltliteratur)

By: FONTANE, Theodor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zürich, Manesse Verlag: 1975

Stock No.: 83040

ISBN: 3717515020

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A compact German language edition of Theodor Fontane's highly-regarded novel, centered around the author's Dubslav von Stechlin character, an elderly widower as he lives in his rather shabby mansion. An entry in publisher's "Library of World Literature", with entries in Roman-style typeface. Includes afterword by Max Rychner and end notes. --- In red paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; grey topstain. Dust jacket with drawn portrait of the author to front flap. --- A solid copy: clean, newish and tightly bound. Jacket with minor rubbing, else nice.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. ta... View more info

Image for Fachwörterbuch der Musik: 5000 Stichworte, 220 Notenbeispiele, 250 Illustrationen [German-language musical dictionary]

Fachwörterbuch der Musik: 5000 Stichworte, 220 Notenbeispiele, 250 Illustrationen [German-language musical dictionary]

By: GERICK, Herbert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: München, Keysersche Verlagsbuchhandlung: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 81808

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


A German-language illustrated dictionary of musical terms. With 220 musical notations and 250 black & white illustrations. Undated, possibly published c.1970s. --- In black cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with drawings of instruments on cover. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with some tanning to leaves. Dust jacket with light rubbing, else nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 214 pages View more info

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Théâtre

By: GOLDONI, Carlo

Price: $46.50

Publisher: France, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade / NRF / Éditions Gallimard: 1972

Stock No.: 83437

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A collection of plays by the acclaimed Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) in a handsome French language edition in the series by the Bibliothèque de Pléiade. Goldoni's works won a large audience for their wit and verisimilitude and rely heavily on the author's experiences in his native Venice. Préface by Paul Renucci. Rendered into French from the Italian, with annotations by Michel Arnaud. Notices by Anna Fontes. --- In pebbled blue leather covers with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt horizontal spine rules. Each volume with two sewn-in blue satin ribbon bookmarks, text printed... View more info

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Die Gespenstertruhe: Geistergeschichten aus aller Welt, mit 30 Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin (30 ghost stories in German language)

By: GREGOR-DELLIN, Martin (editor); KUBIN, Alfred (illustrations)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: München, Nymphenburger Verlag: 1967

Stock No.: 80372

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


A German-language edition offering a collection of 30 ghost stories by a wide variety of worldwide authors. Edited by Martin Gregor-Dellin and with 30 illustrations by Alfred Kubin. --- In green/black cloth-covered boards with titling on red paper spine label. Jacket with black and white Kubin illustration on cover. --- A bright, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Fair only jacket has been exposed to moisture, resulting in wrinkling; and with tears and chips.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 464 pages View more info

Image for Selected Poems of Hafiz: Persian Text & Translations

Selected Poems of Hafiz: Persian Text & Translations

By: HAFIZ, Shams al-Din; Y. Jamshidi pur (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Tehran, Iran, "Tehran": 1963

Stock No.: 83426

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A collection of poetry by the 14th century Persian poet Shams al-Din Hafiz (sometimes spelled "Hafez"). Poems presented in both Persian and English. Translator not specified, but with introduction by A. J. Arberry, and edited by Y. Jamshidi pur. Text framed by violet decorations on each leaf, and with numerous color plates and some black & white illustrations. Publisher not specified, only city of publication. --- In red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt and green foil to covers and spine. Dust jacket with color image of dancing couple to back panel. --- The dus... View more info

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Goslar (German-language edition with 66 plates)

By: HILLEBRAND, Werner

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Munich, Deutscher Kunstverlag: 1972

Stock No.: 81216

ISBN: 3422000860

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


In this German language work, scenes and buildings in the historic German town of Goslar are displayed and described. With 64 black & white plates with photos by Helga Schmidt-Glassner. 38 pages of text describe the images which follow, text adorned with a few black & white illustrations and with a couple of color plates tipped onto leaves. Map of town at rear endpapers. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with image of fierce-looking bird in white on cover; spine titling in white. Jacket with color photo of the town's market fountain on cover. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparen... View more info

Image for Märchenhafte Deutschlandreise: Städte und Landschaften alter Märchen, Sagen und Legenden

Märchenhafte Deutschlandreise: Städte und Landschaften alter Märchen, Sagen und Legenden

By: JEPSEN-FÖGE, Mi

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Düsseldorf, Econ Verlag: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83035

ISBN: 3430127076

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An apparent tour of various actual locales in Germany, which serve as the sites for notable fairy tales and legends. In German language, with entries in Roman typeface. With 15 pen and ink illustrations by Peter Thoms. --- In textured navy paper-covered boards with spine titling in yellow. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 308, (4) pages View more info

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Salomos Urteil Zweite Instanz: Neue Satiren

By: KISHON, Ephraim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: München, Albert Langen - George Müller Verlags: 1972

Stock No.: 80346

ISBN: 3784414850

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


A later printing of this German language work offering satirical humor (as near as this non-German speaker can determine). --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with titling on white spine block. Jacket features humorous cover drawing of quizzical King Solomon-like figure after slicing the globe in half. --- A clean, bright copy lacking noticeable damages. Bright jacket with chipping and small tears, otherwise in good shape.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 286 pages View more info

Image for Langenscheidt's Pocket Dictionary of the English and German Languages -and- Langenscheidt's Taschenwörterbuch Der Englischen und Deutschen Sprache [English-German and German-English]

Langenscheidt's Pocket Dictionary of the English and German Languages -and- Langenscheidt's Taschenwörterbuch Der Englischen und Deutschen Sprache [English-German and German-English]

By: KLATT, Edmund; ROY, Dietrich

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Berlin, Langenscheidt Publishers, Inc.: 1983

Stock No.: 50727

ISBN: 3468111231

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A detailed Englisch-Deutsch and Deutsch-English translator, presenting translations going both ways but intended for use by the German speaker. English to German section bears ISBN 346810121X; German to English section 3468101279. Back matter in each with lots of reference material such as list of proper names, listing of prime numbers, etc. German entries in Roman typeface. --- In flexible yellow vinyl covers, with red topstain. --- A clean, unmakrd, tightly-bound copy in excellent condition.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall) ; 1342 pages View more info

Image for Deutschland deine Hessen: Dumm Gebabbel auf dem Prüfstand

Deutschland deine Hessen: Dumm Gebabbel auf dem Prüfstand

By: KRÄMER-BADONI, Rudolf

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe Verlag: 1968

Stock No.: 83042

ISBN: 3455040209

Condition: Very Good


A German-language book of humor, with entries in Roman-style typeface. Illustrated by Angela Hopf. --- A softcover edition with illustration of jocular women to cover. --- A clean, bright copy though with a little cover rubbing.; Square 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 184 pages View more info

Image for Ganz Deutschland lacht! 50 deutsche Jahre im Spiegel ihrer Witze

Ganz Deutschland lacht! 50 deutsche Jahre im Spiegel ihrer Witze

By: LENTZ, Michael; THOMA, Dieter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: München, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag: 2000

Stock No.: 83041

ISBN: 3423241713

Condition: Near Fine


Fifty years of laughs and jokes, told by German people on themselves. In German language with entries in Roman-style typeface. Includes contributions by Chris Howland. --- A softcover edition with flaps, bearing impish gnome-like figure smoking a huge hand-rolled something-or-other. --- A clean, newish copy, lacking damages other than a back cover retailer's sticker.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 235 pages View more info

Image for Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language

Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language

By: MARTIN, Henno

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Windhoek, Namibia, Verlag der Namibia Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft: 1995

Stock No.: 80148

ISBN: 0949995258

Condition: Near Fine


German language. A softcover edition of the author's account of his experiences in present-day Namibia during World War II. German nationals Henno Martin and partner Hermann Korn, were working geologists in the former German colony of South-West Africa (now Nambia). When war broke out, they decided to wait it out in a remote desert canyon area to avoid internment. This work with plenty of black and white photos and a fold-out map of the areas in which they worked. --- With faint soiling to covers, else a clean, bright, newish copy. ------ Ein softcover Ausgabe des Autors Konto seiner Erfahrung... View more info

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A New Illustrated Dictionary of the French and English Languages: Adapted from the Dictionaries of Prof. Alfred Elwall

By: MASSON, Gustave

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company: 1891

Stock No.: 82564

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A 19th century translator, with both French-English and English-French translations. First published in 1873, this 1891 edition by American reprint publisher Hurst & Company adapted from dictionaries of Prof. Alfred Elwall. Includes a section of black & white illustrations with French and English names for images represented. --- In silky navy cloth-covered boards backed in black leather, with titling gilt-stamped to spine. Page edges of English-French section in red. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Title page is quite noticeably browned, and with chafing to spine (especially at ends), prior ow... View more info

Image for Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)

Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)

By: MEKHITARIAN, Arpag (text)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions Albert Skira: 1954

Stock No.: 80199

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


In this French language work, paintings of the ancient Egyptians are showcased on 95 bright color illustrations, tipped onto the leaves of the book. With accompanying text by Arpag Mekhitarian. One in the publisher's series: "Les Grands Sieclès de la Peinture". --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in orange on cover and spine. Jacket with colorful Egyptian painting on cover. No particular edition or printing has been observed. --- A clean, sound, bright copy but with marks to textblock edges and another on verso of half title page. Dust jacket with small tears and a lit... View more info

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Frankfurter Winter-bichelche

By: MÜLLER, H. P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Heinz P. Müller: 1978

Stock No.: 83038

ISBN: 3921978068

Condition: Very Good+


A collection of lighthearted stories, jokes and humorous illustrations, apparently sharing happy times in Frankfurt am Main in winter. In German language, with entries in Roman-style typeface. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with color illustrations to covers. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound but with a little rubbing.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 144 pages View more info

Image for Frankforter Ebbelwei-Bichelche: Aepfelwein, Aeppelwoi, Eppelwein, Appelwoin, Äppelweu

Frankforter Ebbelwei-Bichelche: Aepfelwein, Aeppelwoi, Eppelwein, Appelwoin, Äppelweu

By: MÜLLER, H. P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Germany, H. P. Müller: 1978

Stock No.: 83039

Condition: Very Good


A collection of lighthearted stories, songs, jokes and humorous illustrations, apparently sharing happy times in Frankfurt am Main drinking their popular local "Aepfelwein", or apple wine. In German language, with entries in Roman-style typeface. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with color illustration to front cover. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound but with a little rubbing, sticker removal evidence to back cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 114 pages View more info

Image for Burgen der Kreuzritter im Heiligen Land, auf Zypern und in der Ägäis (Crusader castles in the Holy Land, Cyprus and the Aegean Sea, in German language)

Burgen der Kreuzritter im Heiligen Land, auf Zypern und in der Ägäis (Crusader castles in the Holy Land, Cyprus and the Aegean Sea, in German language)

By: MÜLLER-WIENER, Wolfgang (text); KERSTING, A. F. (photos)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: München, Deutscher Kunstverlag: 1966

Stock No.: 82611

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A German language guide to the remains of various crusade-era castles that survived to the 20th century. The first half of the book provides descriptions and plans of the castles which are presented in the latter half on black & white plates depicting the castle remnants and statues that survive. With color frontis photo of Marqab castle in present-day Syria tipped in. Map of eastern Mediterranean area to rear endpapers. --- In white cloth-covered boards with titling in grey to cover and spine. Dust jacket repeats the image of Marqab. Book protected in stapled slipcase. --- An excellent copy: ... View more info

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Ludwig Richter (The art of Ludwig Richter in a German language edition)

By: NEIDHARDT, Hans Joachim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wien und München, Verlag Anton Schroll & Co.: 1969

Stock No.: 81217

ISBN: 3703103981

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In this German language work, the art of Ludwig Richter is displayed and described. The 19th century German artist was noted for his paintings and etchings. With 34 full color plates displaying his paintings, and about 105 additional color and black & white images, mostly his etchings. --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with Richter drawing in black on cover; spine titling in black. Jacket with color image of his "Brautzug im Frühling" on cover. --- With a spot of soiling to plate 41 & a couple of dark specks to back cover cloth, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with t... View more info

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Neue Musikgeschichte der Welt [New Music History of the World in German language]

By: PAHLEN, Kurt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zürich, Orell Füssli Verlag: 1978

Stock No.: 81809

ISBN: 3280009464

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A hefty German-language illustrated history of world music. With 262 black & white illustrations. --- In light brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color photo of an operatic scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, newish copy. Jacket with a hint of spine sunning, otherwise very nice. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 624 pages View more info

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Getting Along in Spanish: A Holiday Magazine Language Book

By: PEI, Mario; VAQUERO, Eloy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 41006

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated first edition. A compact work for the English-speaking traveler to Spanish speaking lands and areas. With translations of common phrases from English into Spanish and from Spanish into English, basic Spanish grammar and a simple list of words and translations. Includes a world map with Spanish speaking areas highlighted. An entry in publisher's series: "A Holiday Magazine Language Book." --- In orange and black cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in either black or orange to cover and spine. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped jacket with small chips and cre... View more info

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Cassell's Italian Dictionary: Italian-English, English-Italian

By: REBORA, Piero; GUERCIO, Francis M. ; HAYWARD, Arthur L. (compilers)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London / New York, Cassell & Company Limited / Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.: 1978

Stock No.: 71506

ISBN: 0025225405

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated second printing, 1978. A full-sized Italian-English / English-Italian translator, presenting translations along with parts of speech and guidance on tonic accents. Includes tables depicting outline of Italian verbs at front of volume. One in the series of foreign language dictionaries in the Cassell series. --- In full dark green paper-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine, thumb indexed. Volume has no dust jacket. --- An excellent copy: tightly bound, bright and unmarked.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxi, 1096 pages View more info

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Geschichte der Musik [History of Music in German language]

By: RENNER, Hans

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt: 1985

Stock No.: 81810

ISBN: 3421062447

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A hefty German-language illustrated history of music. With 186 illustrations in text, 103 musical notations and 119 additional illustrations on plates. --- In dark brown cloth-covered boards with white titling on brown spine block. Jacket with color painting of a musical scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, newish copy. Bright jacket with slight rubbing, otherwise very nice. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 704, (8) pages View more info

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Knock: Ou le Triomphe de la Médecine (The Century Modern Language Series, in French for the English speaking student)

By: ROMAINS, Jules (author); MENUT, Albert Douglas & CHAPMAN, Dwight Ingersoll (editors)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1927

Stock No.: 83421

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A French language edition, for the English-speaking student, of the play by Jules Romains. The play is an example of the author's Unanimism literary movement. With English-language introduction, notes, and vocabulary by the editors. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on red cover and spine blocks. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With discreet penciled notations in several locations, otherwise a bright, clean, sound copy.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xxvii, 109 pages View more info

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Der Wunderdoktor: Heitere Verse (German language poems)

By: ROTH, Eugen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: München, Carl Hanser Verlag: 1970

Stock No.: 80343

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A German-language collection of poetry which the jacket flap promises will serve as an effective medicine for heart pain and imagined ailments. --- This slim volume in light green cloth-covered boards with titling in darker green. Jacket features image of an elderly physician in a bottle. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with slighly splayed boards. Bright jacket with some rubbing and small tears, otherwise intact.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 96 pages View more info

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Das Neue Eugen Roth Buch (The New Eugen Roth Book, in German language)

By: ROTH, Eugen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: München, Carl Hanser Verlag: 1970

Stock No.: 83036

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A collection of poems by Eugen Roth in German language in Roman-style typeface. The author was known for his humorous verse and lyrics. --- In mustard-yellow cloth-covered boards with spine titling in navy on white spine block. Jacket features photographic portrait of the author to front flap.--- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound. Jacket with a few tears (some tape-repaired), otherwise intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 384 pages View more info

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Hans Erni: Avec Une Biographie, Une Bibliographie et une Documentation Complete, sur le peintre et Son Oeuvre

By: ROY, Claude

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Genève, Éditions Pierre Cailler: 1955

Stock No.: 82529

Condition: Good+


In this French language softcover work, the life story of Swiss painter, illustrator and sculptor Hans Erni is offered. Also presented are 133 reproductions of his paintings, many in color and tipped onto the book's leaves. Also provided is an extensive bibliography pertaining to Mr. Erni. --- In black, yellow and white stiff wraps, with wrap-around Erni image. --- With the rubberstampings of an art gallery in about 5 locations at endpapers and whose notation is inked to spine, some chafing to covers at spine ends and yellowing to some leaves, otherwise a firmly bound, sound copy.; Square 12mo... View more info

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Schillers Werke in Zwei Bänden (The Works of Schiller in two volumes)

By: SCHILLER, Friedrich

Price: $29.00

Publisher: München, Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf.: 1962

Stock No.: 80183

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A German-language two-volume set offering the major works of the great German polymath Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805). Includes a large selection of his poetry, plays, historical and philosophical writings. All printing in Roman typefaces. --- In flexible blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped lyres to covers and gilt spine titling on blue blocks. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- With partial split to band II near back of volume, with loss of gilding and light cloth soiling to both volumes, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked set.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 1044, 1032 pages View more info

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Die Kunst Afrikas (The Art of Africa in German language)

By: SCHMALENBACH, Werner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1960

Stock No.: 81218

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In this German language work, traditional art of Africa is displayed and described. With 131 black & white and 16 color illustrations. --- In pale yellow paper-covered boards backed in black paper; with image of native artifact in black on cover; spine titling in gilt. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With slight soiling to covers, mildly bumped lower cover corners and somewhat toned leaves, else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 176 pages View more info

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Alles Gute von Manfred Schmidt: Neue heitere Geschichten

By: SCHMIDT, Manfred

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oldenburg, Germany, Gerhard Stalling Verlag: 1972

Stock No.: 83037

ISBN: 3797916388

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Second edition, 1972. A collection of lighthearted, sometimes racy, stories by Manfred Schmidt in German language in Roman-style typeface. The writings are accompanied by several humorous black & white line drawings. --- In ivory paper-covered boards with spine titling in red to spine. Jacket features photographic portrait of the author to front flap. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound. Jacket with a little sunning to spine, otherwise intact and undamaged.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 222 pages View more info

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Unsere schöne Welt: ein Bilderbuch für fortschrittliche Leute (Our Beautiful World: A Picture Book for Advanced People; in German language)

By: SEMPÉ, Jean Jacques

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Zürich, Duigenes Verlag: 1975

Stock No.: 80376

ISBN: 3257009461

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A German-language work featuring the humorous black and white drawings of the noted French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé. The cartoons, when captioned, are in German language. With a foreword by François Bundy. --- In red paper-covered boards with white titling on spine. Endpapers with color Sempé drawings. Jacket with Sempé drawing of a city street scene. --- A clean, sound hardcover copy but with rubbing to edges of covers. Dust jacket with chipping and tears along edges (some tape-repaired), otherwise bright and intact.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 255 pages View more info

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Die Törichte Heirat: Roman ("The Irrational Knot" in German language)

By: SHAW, Bernhard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Potsdam, Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag: 1928

Stock No.: 80369

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A German-language edition of George Bernard Shaw's novel "The Irrational Knot", a commentary on conventional marriage. In Fraktur font. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with gilt-tooled decorations on spine; gilt titling on brown spine block and on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, somewhat cocked spine and with soiling to covers & textblock edges, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 528 pages View more info