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Allende: A Novel

By: Alegria, Fernando

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, USA, Stanford University Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11443


BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with metallic red lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges,... View more info

Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW08249


CH3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of a patch of light surface damage (about 0.5"x1.5") on the front near the bottom left corner plus there is the usual library stamp and pocket on the title page and back fixed endpaper. The dust jacked shows moderate overall wear mainly in the form of a large patch of surface damage (about 1.5"x3") on the front at the top left corner from a library label plus there is a patc... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1999

Edition: 6th Printing

Book ID: SCW04359


CB5 - A hard cover book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in black paper with gold lettering on the spine and illustrated endpapers plus a graphic blind stamped on the front at the bottom right corner with minor overall wear. The dust jacket shows only minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear mainly on the spine bottom edge. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Pe... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperTrade: 2000

Book ID: SCW06338


CB5 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A novel about a woman orphaned at birth and raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile by a well-intentioned Victorian spinster and her brother. View more info

The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09253


BG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light bumping to the right board corners. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a small section (about 0.75" long) of very, very light edge wear on the front top right edge plus there is some light yellowing along the top and bottom edges of the back. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Eva Luna is a character from one of the author's earlier novels. In... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperTrade: 2000

Book ID: SCW10896


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library marks and stamps on the bottom outside paper edges, the title page, and the last page plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. The story of a woman orphaned at birth and raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile by a well-intentioned Victorian spinster and her brother. View more info

The Merciful Women

By: Andahazi, Federico

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Grove Press: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11778


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in textured burgandy paper covered boards quarter bound in textured white paper with burgandy lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from ... View more info

The Appeal

By: Andrzejewski, Jerzy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1971

Book ID: SCW06585


BX4 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in white cloth covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light soiling of the cloth plus there are two small blue marker spots, one on the front and one on the spine, plus there is some label staining and light rubbing on the spine plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the inside surfac... View more info

The Retreat

By: Appelfeld, Aharo

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, E. P. Dutton, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW02032


BE3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall wear with the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the front and back endpapers and the title page. The dust jacket shows no noticable wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine. Translated from the Hebrew by Dalya Bilu. The Retreat is a hotel on a remote hilltop some distance from Vienna. Its patrons are all Jews and it provides lessons in assimilati... View more info

One Day of Life

By: Argueta, Manlio

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Aventura: 1983

Book ID: SCW00222


BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight clean sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Library of Contemporary World Literature series. Translated from the Spanish by Bill Brow. A novel by a noted Salvadoran poet and novelist. This novel is in the form of a description of one day in the life of a typical peasant family caught up in the all-too-ordinary terror and corruption of the civil war in El Sal... View more info

One Day of Life

By: Argueta, Manlio

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Aventura/Vintage Books: 1983

Book ID: SCW10569


BC5 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight clean sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some slight cupping, soiling and creasing on the spine plus there is some light scattered rubbing and soiling of the covers. This is a title in the publisher's Library of Contemporary World Literature series. Translated from the Spanish by Bill Brow. A novel by a noted Salvadoran poet and novelist. This novel is in the form of a d... View more info

Happy Birthday, Turk!

By: Arjouni, Jakob

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Harpenden, Herts, UK, No Exit Press: 1994

Book ID: SCW00339


CG5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. A Turkish worker is stabbed to death in Frankfurt's red-light district. The main character, born in Turkey but raised in Germany, is the private investigator, by color character and profession an outcast, who is hired to find the killer. Translated from the German by Anselm Hollo. 191p. View more info

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In the Hold

By: Arsenijevic, Vladimir; Hawkesworth, Celia

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13101


CH4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. Stated first American edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in marbled dark blue paper covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine and silver lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual libr... View more info

Flowers of Evil: A Selection

By: Baudelaire, Charles

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., New Directions Publishing Corporation: 1955

Book ID: SCW06105


CF3 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated black and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear pluw there is some light overall rubbing plus there is some surface chipping along the spine edges plus there is some very light soiling on the back cover. Edited by Marthiel and Jackson Mathews. A selection of the poetry of the French poet Charles Baudelaire taken from his "Fleurs du Mal." Notes o... View more info

Gold and Gods of Peru

By: Baumann, Hans

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: First UK Edition

Book ID: SCW10518


CG3 - A hard cover first UK edition book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and printed endpapers with very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light chipping at the right corners plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the top spine edge plus there is a light label stain on th... View more info

The Mandarins

By: Beauvoir, Simone De

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., Regnery Publishing, Incorporated, An Eagle Publishing Company: 1979

Book ID: SCW02469


BU4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated red white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear remainder marks on the right outside paper edges. A novel about the political and moral aspirations of a circle of writers, thinkers and artists in post-World War II Paris. This is one of the most famous love stories in French Literature. By the author of "The Second Sex." 610p. View more info

The Tattered Cloak and Other Novels

By: Berberova, Nina

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First American Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW11663


BG5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the copyright page. The dust ajcket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve.... View more info

Cape of Storms

By: Berberova, Nina; Schwartz, Marian

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, New Directions: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13525


BZ4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in purple cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading on the top cloth edges plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a price clip of the front endflap plus it is still in the original library... View more info

The Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, The Heritage Club: 1940

Book ID: SCW06612


CB6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red repeating pattern printed tan cloth with gold lettering and graphics against a black background on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear. A fine copy of a classic of European and Italian literature. The author is notable for his effects on the development of the modern Italian language, especially in the written form. 536p. View more info

Group Portrait with Lady

By: Boll, Heinrich

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Companies, The: 1973

Edition: Later Printing

Book ID: SCW04783


CG4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light edge wear on the bottom board edges plus some soiling on the right outside paper edges plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and back endapapr plus some soiling on the inside board surfaces from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued down to the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label... View more info