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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean; Mondschein, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canterbury Classics: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265948


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 760, [4] pp. 8vo. Light blue faux leather binding with pink double border, metallic red roses on green stems along inside of border, white titles, small girl in a flower pictured on front board, green frog with metallic red crown on spine. A large collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Translated into E... View more info

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The Molsians: The Brave Feats and Wise Deeds of the Inhabitants of Mols

By: Blaedel, Niels (Retold by); Warren, Dennis (Translated by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rhodos: 1983

Seller ID: 2196700


1983 Soft Cover. 68 pp. Retold by Niels Blaedel. Illustrated by Axel Mathiesen. Translated by Dennis Warren. With a postscript by Iorn Pio. Stories of the Molsians. Includes color and black and white illustrations. View more info

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Voices at the Late Hour

By: Carpelan, Bo; Martin, Irma Margaret (Translator); Schoolfield, George C. (Introduction)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Georgia Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1779649


First printing. Lightly rubbed, sticker residue on rear wrap. 1988 Trade Paperback. xxxii, 183 pp. Carpelan portrays a family during the days following a nuclear blast. These eight individuals must attempt to understand the reasons for such a tragic event. View more info

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Victoria

By: Hamsun, Knut

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sun & Moon: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2195441


2nd printing. Light foxing to page ridge edge. 2000 Trade Paperback. Arthur Koestler called this book One of the greatest love stories of world literature. This is the beautiful, powerful and simple story of young love, between Johannes, the miller`s son, and Victoria, daughter of the lord of the manor. View more info

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Mysteries

By: Hamsun, Knut; Bothmer, Gerry (Translator); Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Afterword)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1701104


Revised edition. Smudge on page ridge. 1998 Trade Paperback. 348 pp. A translation of the Nobel Prize winning novel by the 19th century Norwegian author, with a new introduction by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Mysteries portrays an enigmatic man suffering from schizophrenia. In a small Norwegian coastal town, society's carefully woven threads begin to unravel when an unsettling stranger named Johan Nagel arrives. With an unsparing and often brutal insight into human nature, Na... View more info

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Mysteries

By: Hamsun, Knut; Bothmer, Gerry (Translator); Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Afterword)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2197346


Revised edition. Edges rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. 348 pp. A translation of the Nobel Prize winning novel by the 19th century Norwegian author, with a new introduction by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Mysteries portrays an enigmatic man suffering from schizophrenia. In a small Norwegian coastal town, society's carefully woven threads begin to unravel when an unsettling stranger named Johan Nagel arrives. With an unsparing and often brutal insight into human nature, Nagel draw... View more info

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Ghosts & Two Other Plays (Everyman's Library 552)

By: Ibsen, Henrik [Johan]; Sharp, R. Farquharson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203184


First thus. Lacks jacket. 1911 Hard Cover. x, 247 pp. Three plays (The Warriors at Helgeland; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People) by the author of A Doll's House, translated with an introduction by R. Farquharson Sharp. View more info

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The Marriage Feast

By: Lagerkvist, Par

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 1973

Seller ID: 2196748


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1973 Trade Paperback. This collection of stories written over a period of more than thirty years shows the deep seriousness and astonishing versatility of Par Lagerkvist's imagination. From the commonplace charm of the title story, to the searing futuristic satire of The Children's Campaign, to the disquieting fantasy of The Lift That Went Down to Hell, we see that Lagerkvist admits no settled boundaries between fact and fable. View more info

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The Atom Station

By: Laxness, Halldor; Magnusson, Magnus (Translator)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949923


First edition of the English translation. Includes original jacket. Endpapers faintly foxed, jacket toned with minimal biopredation along edges.Very Good. 1961 Hard Cover. vi, 201, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel by the winner of the 1955 Nobel Prize for Literature, and a landmark in Icelandic fiction, being the first novel published in Iceland to sell its entire initial print run on the day of publication. The story is set amidst the British occupation of Iceland during World War ... View more info

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Further

By: Posse-Brazdova, Amelie; Napier, Claude (Translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1817167


First edition. Spine stained & toned, page ridges and front & end matter lightly foxed. 1938 Hard Cover. x, 388 pp. Original green cloth, gilt stamped titles. An English translation of the 1936 Swedish novel Vidare, by the author known for her work against Nazism during World War II. View more info

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Days of Loneliness

By: Strindberg, August; Paulson, Arvid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phaedra Inc. Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2098867


First edition - a paperback original. Edges faded, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1971 Trade Paperback. vii, 93 pp. A novella originally published in 1903 as Ensam, which translates as 'Alone'. It was not translated into English until 1971, when Arvid Paulson released a translation through Phaedra (the edition offered here). From the preface: 'Containing a series of observations and meditations on human happiness and grief, frailties and vanities, Strindberg paints a canvas fi... View more info

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Three Plays By August Strindberg: The Father; Miss Julia; Easter (Penguin Classics)

By: Strindberg, August; Watts, Peter (Translator)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1977

Seller ID: 1513074


Ink notes in front matter. 1977 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. The three plays in this volume focus on the tumultuous relationships between men and women, whether they are father and daughter, brother and sister or lovers. Miss Julie is a ruthlessly realistic depiction of an upper class woman's seduction of a servant, emphasizing the differences and the antagonism between them. In The Father, a man is brought to madness and driven out of his home by the suspicion that hi... View more info

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Grimms' Fairy Tales & Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: The Brothers Grimm; Andersen, Hans Christian; Lucas, E.V.; Crane, Lucy; Edwardes, Marian; Paull, Mrs. H.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260748


Lacks slipcase. Front hinge of Andersen volume loosening, frontispiece loose but included. Boards a bit rubbed, ink doodles on front and rear blanks of both volumes. 1945 Hard Cover. Color illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Arthur Szyk. Great illustrated editions of some of the most important fairy tales ever to be written. View more info

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Grimms' Fairy Tales & Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: The Brothers Grimm; Andersen, Hans Christian; Lucas, E.V.; Crane, Lucy; Edwardes, Marian; Paull, Mrs. H.B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262564


Very good in fair slipcase. Slipcase repaired. 1945 Hard Cover. 373; 343 pp. 8vo. Color illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Arthur Szyk. Great illustrated editions of some of the most important fairy tales ever to be written. View more info

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Kristin Lavransdatter: The Bridal Wreath, The Mistress of Husaby, The Cross

By: Undset, Sigrid; Archer, Charles; Scott, J.S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262802


Very good books in good slipcase. Slipcase repaired along top edges, edges rubbed. Spines lightly soiled, ink name on front endpaper of each. 1946 Hard Cover. 1043, i pp. Three 8vo volumes, paginated continuously. A historical novel in three parts, depicting Scandinavian life during the Middle Ages, by the Norwegian author and winner of the 1928 Nobel Prize in Literature. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sigrid Undset (20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949) was a Norwegian novelist who was awar... View more info