Octavo, green cloth covers iwth gilt titles and decoration (harp, shamrocks, castle), 438 pages. Covers have some wear at corners and head and foot of spine, but still very nice. MacDougall was the daughter of an Irish Protestant family from Belfast, and a former school teacher and writer for the local press in her community of Pembroke, Ontario. She travelled around Ireland in 1882 and published her observations as "The Letters of 'Norah" in the Montreal paper "The Witness " As the author says in the preface to this book: "If the agitation in Ireland were not a living issu... View More...
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott and Company: 1935
Seller ID: 000015836
Condition: Very good
Color frontispiece plus 3 other illustrations by Walter Pyle. Octavo, light tan cloth with blue titles, 318 pages. Small spot at foot of spine. Dust jacket has chips missing, now protected in a mylar cover. "A mystery story for girls and boys with the scene laid on the Erie Canal during the days when that romantic artery teemed with the life blood of the nation." View More...
Tokyo, Kodansha International, c. 1990,: 1990
Seller ID: 11726
Tokyo, Kodansha International, c. 1990,, 1990. Hardcover. Pages 254,octavo, hardcover. Translated by Lawrence Rogers. Maps on endpapers. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. World War II, Japan. 112706A ISBN: 0-87011-960-5 View More...
London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. (1974),: 1974
Seller ID: 12307
Condition: Near fine
280 pages, octavo. Translated and edited by Leon Zolbrod. A complete English version of the eighteeenth-century Japanese collection of Tales of the Supernatural. Based on the first woodblock edition of 1776 with illustrations and introduction for western readers. Former owner bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, endpapers a tad browned, else Fine. Dust jacket spine a bit sunned, Very Good. 020207A View More...
Ann Arbor: Ardis, (1989). Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Translated by Ronald E. Peterson. Octavo, 254 pages. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. "In this satire about events at a famous Soviet science institute, Aksyonov's verbal equivalent of jazz is at its most intense, as he disassembles and then re-combines the history and present of Ironburg, where physicists search for a mysterious particle..." View More...
16mo (approx. 4 3/4" wide by 6 7/8" tall), brown cloth covers with black titles and decoration. 325 pages + 2 pages of ads for other Alcott books. A little light spotting on covers, still Very Good. 071202B View More...
Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby. Stated first edition. Octavo, xiii , 3-551 . Former owner inscription on front free endpaper. Unclippd dust jacket has printed price of $10.00. 112000A View More...
Translated from the Portuguese (Terro do sem fim) by Samuel Putnam. Re-issed in 1965 with a new foreword by the author.Octavo, green cloth covers, viii  336 pages plus colophon. Includes a short glossary of Brazilian terms. Former owner name, place and date on front free endpaper. Book is near Fine. Dust jacket has light wear at edges, Very Good. 092715A View More...
Budapest, Kaldor Konyvkiadovallalat: (1932)
Seller ID: 000016321
Condition: Good +
Translated into Hungarian by Gergeley Janka. Octavo, boards with black spine; spine stamped in gilt; ribbon marker bound in. 361 pages, plus 1 page of contents. No. 29 of a limited edition, signed by Asch. Rear joint cracked, wear at head of spine and cover corners. The third novel of the trilogy of the Three Cities. 092715A View More...
Octavo, 376 pages. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. "A story that...unfolds against a volatile backdrop of oil-boom opulence, fear, hate, and lynchings that climax in the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, during which whites burned the city's prosperous black section to the ground." 100104A View More...
NY, Crown Publishers, Inc. (c. 1990),: 1990
Seller ID: 8970
NY, Crown Publishers, Inc. (c. 1990),, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages 760,8vo, hardcover, first printing. Book is in Fine condition; dust jacket spine lightly sunned, Very Good. 4th novel in Earth's Children series. 070702A ISBN: 0-517-58049-7 View More...
New York, Clarkson Potter, (1962),: 1962
Seller ID: 12277
203 pages, octavo. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. "Set against the grey and chilly background of a depressed New England textile town just before the outbreak of WWII, the novel centers around the aristocratic but decaying Temple family, past and present." 061507A View More...
New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: (1985)
Seller ID: 000017644
Illustrated by Ted Lewin. Octavo, 258 pages. Originally published in 1935. "A fourteen year old English girl wins a horse in a raffle, trains it, and rides it in the Grand National steeplechase." 021210D View More...
(NY), HarperCollins, (1991),, 1991. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages 386,octavo, hardcover, first printing. Book and dust jacket are in Very Good condition, VG/VG. Publicity sheet laid in. 101602A ISBN: 0-06-039128-6 View More...