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THE TRANSPOSED HEADS. A Legend of India

THE TRANSPOSED HEADS. A Legend of India

by MANN, Thomas

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Used - Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper
Edition
First American Edition
Published
1941
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Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the Nobel Prize-winning author on the front endpaper: "Mrs. Marcus Cashland/in remembrance of our visits/in her hospitable house, where/we spent so happy hours/Pacif. Palisades, Jan. 23 - 1942/Thomas Mann." A fine inscription.
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LEGENDE VOM INDISCHEN KÖNIG

LEGENDE VOM INDISCHEN KÖNIG

by HESSE, Herman

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1948
Binding
Wraps
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[Montagnola]: Privatdruck, 1948. First Edition. Wraps. Fine. String-tied printed wraps (4-1/2" x 6-1/4"); 13 pages plus covers. INSCRIBED in German and SIGNED with his initials in ink by the Nobel Prize winner on the colophon page. From the estate of George Goetz, a Danish Jew living in Sweden because of persecution. He maintained a correspondence with Hesse, only… Read more about this item
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MEINE REISE IM DEUTSCHEN VATERLANDE, aus Thüringen ins Riesengebürge zu den Elbquellen und durch Böhmen ins Erzgebürge; über Erfurt, Leipzig, Dresden, Bautzen, Görlitz, Bunzlau, Warmbrunn, Hirschberg, Arnau, Turnau, Prag und Töplitz bis Freyberg

MEINE REISE IM DEUTSCHEN VATERLANDE, aus Thüringen ins Riesengebürge zu den Elbquellen und durch Böhmen ins Erzgebürge; über Erfurt, Leipzig, Dresden, Bautzen, Görlitz, Bunzlau, Warmbrunn, Hirschberg, Arnau, Turnau, Prag und Töplitz bis Freyberg

by GUTS MUTHS, Johann Christoph Friedrich

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Used - Clean and complete with all endpapers and blanks. Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1799
Binding
Hardcover
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Breslau, Hirschberg und Lissa in Südpreußen: Johann Friedrich Korn, 1799. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean and complete with all endpapers and blanks. Near Fine. Contemporary marbled boards with later cloth tape over the spine; [vi], 260 pages. Scarce account of travels in 18th century Germany.
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VERSIONS AND PERVERSIONS OF HEINE

VERSIONS AND PERVERSIONS OF HEINE

by SISSON, C. H

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
(1955)
Binding
Softcover
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(London): Gaberbocchus, (1955). First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Gaberbocchus Black Series No. 4. Publisher's black wraps (4-1/2" x 6-1/2") with printed yellow tape spine and a window opening on the front cover. Several small illustrations.
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) to Louis B. Mayer of MGM

TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) to Louis B. Mayer of MGM

by MANN, Thomas

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Used - Light creases from mailing. Near Fine
Published
5 October 1941
Binding
Letter
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Pacific Palisades, CA, 5 October 1941. Letter. Light creases from mailing. Near Fine. A superb three-page TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) on Mann's personal stationery to Louis B. Mayer, president of MGM Studios, commending Mayer for the Studios' contracting of 5 refugee writers in order to allow their immigration to the United States to escape death during World War… Read more about this item
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DER INHALT DER PSYCHOSE

DER INHALT DER PSYCHOSE

by JUNG, Dr. C[arl] G

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Used - Covers a bit dusty; contents uncut. Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Published
1914
Binding
Wraps
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Leipzig and Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1914. Second Edition. wraps. Covers a bit dusty; contents uncut. Near Fine. Original printed orange wraps; 44 pages.The addendum (18 pages) to this lecture is the first publication of one of Jung's lectures given in 1913/14 in the London Psycho-Medical Society, in which he first used the term "analytical psychology," establishing his own… Read more about this item
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METAMORPHOSIS

METAMORPHOSIS

by KAFKA, Franz

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Used - Typical sunning to the spine and a few small rubbed spots to the edge of the front board. Still Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcas
Published
(1984)
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, (1984). Hardcover. Typical sunning to the spine and a few small rubbed spots to the edge of the front board. Still Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with some rubbing on the backstrip. Jose Luis Cuevas. Large octavo (8-1/4" x 11") bound in quarter gray-green goatskin with paper covered boards. Translated by… Read more about this item
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THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS: Portfolio of 36 SIGNED Prints

THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS: Portfolio of 36 SIGNED Prints

by EICHENBERG, Fritz

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Used - Fine in a Fine clamshell box
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine clamshell box. Fritz Eichenberg. Copy #12 of only 20 portfolios (out of a total edition of 50) with 18 final proofs on Torinoko handmade paper and 18 first proofs on Mohawk Superfine paper, each SIGNED by the artist and numbered. Each print is loose in… Read more about this item
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METAMORPHOSIS

METAMORPHOSIS

by KAFKA, Franz

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Used - Typical sunning to the spine and a few rubbed spots to the front board. Still Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with some rubbin
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(1984)
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, (1984). Hardcover. Typical sunning to the spine and a few rubbed spots to the front board. Still Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with some rubbing. Jose Luis Cuevas. Large octavo (8-1/4" x 11") bound in quarter gray-green goatskin with paper covered boards. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir with an introduction… Read more about this item
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LE PRINTEMPS SUR LA NEIGE ET D'AUTRES CONTES DU BON VIEUX TEMPS

LE PRINTEMPS SUR LA NEIGE ET D'AUTRES CONTES DU BON VIEUX TEMPS

by [RACKHAM, Arthur] GUYOT, Charles

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Used - Scattered light foxing, tasteful bookplate on the front pastedown; top 2 inches of leather on spine lacking, front hinge rubbed
Edition
First Edition
Published
1922
Binding
Hardcover
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Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Scattered light foxing, tasteful bookplate on the front pastedown; top 2 inches of leather on spine lacking, front hinge rubbed but tight. Very Good. Arthur Rackham. Quarto (9" x 11-3/4") in 3/4 navy blue morocco leather and marbled boards, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. First edition in French, translated… Read more about this item
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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE. POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE. POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

by [RACKHAM, Arthur] FOUQUÉ, De La Motte

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Used - Scattered foxing, mostly towards the front and rear and not affecting the plates; fraying to the heel of the spine. Very Good
Edition
First Trade Edition
Published
1909
Binding
Hardcover
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London & New York: William Heinemann & Doubleday, Page & Co,, 1909. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Scattered foxing, mostly towards the front and rear and not affecting the plates; fraying to the heel of the spine. Very Good. Arthur Rackham. Large octavo (7-1/4" x 10-1/8") in publisher's gilt-lettered cloth. Illustrated with 11 full-page color plates by Arthur Rackham,… Read more about this item
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PIKTOR'S VERWANDLUNGEN. EIN MÄRCHEN

PIKTOR'S VERWANDLUNGEN. EIN MÄRCHEN

by HESSE, Herman

Condition
Used - Fine in a Very Good case
Edition
Facsimile Edition
Published
(1954)
Binding
Wraps
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(Berlin & Frankfurt): (Im Suhrkamp Verlag), (1954). Facsimile Edition. Wraps. Fine in a Very Good case. Plain brown wraps with separate 4-page brochure of text, both housed in a paper clamshell box with a printed label on the front cover and spine. Facsimile of the manuscript with reproductions of the 8 watercolors that Hesse made for his wife… Read more about this item
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THE NOTEBOOKS OF MALTE LAURIDS BRIGGE

THE NOTEBOOKS OF MALTE LAURIDS BRIGGE

by RILKE, Rainer Maria

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Used - Some light staining to the vellum. Near Fine in a Fine slipcase. Lovely edition of this important novel
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(1987)
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Hardcover
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[New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1987). Hardcover. Some light staining to the vellum. Near Fine in a Fine slipcase. Lovely edition of this important novel. Large octavo (7-1/2" x 10-1/4") bound in white vellum with gilt lettering. In the definitive translation by Stephen Mitchell. Copy #323 of 800 copies set in monotype didot and printed at Stamperia Valdonega… Read more about this item
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THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS

THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS

by GRIMMELSHAUSEN, Johann von

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Used - Fine in a Fine slipcase
Published
1981
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Fritz Eichenberg. Folio (9-1/2" x 12-1/2") bound in natural-color, blind-stamped coarse-weave linen imported from the Netherlands; 386 pages. Translated and introduced by John Spielman. Illustrated with 18 dramatic full-page wood-engravings and numerous wood-engraved vignettes by Fritz Eichenberg. Copy #1168 of 2000 SIGNED by the artist on… Read more about this item
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IN THE PENAL COLONY

IN THE PENAL COLONY

by KAFKA, Franz

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Used - Fine in a Fine clamshell box
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(1987)
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Hardcover
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[New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1987). Hardcover. Fine in a Fine clamshell box. Michael Hafftka. Large octavo (7" x 10-1/4") hand-sewn and hand-bound by Carol Joyce in full white parchment with yapp edges. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir. Illustrated with four lithographs by Michael Hafftka printed on hand-made Japanese paper. Copy #78 of 800 numbered copies SIGNED… Read more about this item
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METAMORPHOSIS

METAMORPHOSIS

by KAFKA, Franz

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Used - Typical sunning to the spine which has a small dampstain at the heel. Near Fine in a close to Fine slipcase
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(1984)
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, (1984). Hardcover. Typical sunning to the spine which has a small dampstain at the heel. Near Fine in a close to Fine slipcase. Jose Luis Cuevas. Large octavo (8-1/4" x 11") bound in quarter gray-green goatskin with paper covered boards. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir with an introduction by Robert Coles. Illustrated… Read more about this item
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SIDDHARTHA. EINE INDISCHE DICHTUNG

SIDDHARTHA. EINE INDISCHE DICHTUNG

by HESSE, Herman

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Used - Owner name of George Goetz dated 1939 on the front endpaper well above Hesse's inscription with a small stain at the bottom corn
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First Edition
Published
1922
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Wraps
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Berlin: S. Fischer, 1922. First Edition. Wraps. Owner name of George Goetz dated 1939 on the front endpaper well above Hesse's inscription with a small stain at the bottom corner well below Hesse's inscription. A few marginal pencil notations, likely by Goetz. Some aging to the paper but at least Very Good and very scarce when signed. Thin… Read more about this item
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WILLIAM TELL

WILLIAM TELL

by SCHILLER, Johann Christoph Friedrich von

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Used - Bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper. Fine in a Fine slipcase
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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Zurich: Limited Editions Club, 1951. Hardcover. Bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Charles Hug. Large octavo (7-1/2" x 10-1/1") in quarter brown Swiss linen over boards covered with a natural wood veneer, spine lettered in gilt, front cover decoration stamped in gilt; 168 pages. Translated from the German in the… Read more about this item
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THE STORY OF REYNARD THE FOX

THE STORY OF REYNARD THE FOX

by GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von

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Used - Bookplate on the front pastedown. About Fine in a Fine slipcase
Published
1954
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Hardcover. Bookplate on the front pastedown. About Fine in a Fine slipcase. Fritz Eichenberg. Quarto (8" x 11") bound in natural linen and decorated boards. Translated into English verse by Thomas James Arnold with an introduction by Edward Lazare. Copy #39 of 1500 numbered copies illustrated with wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg… Read more about this item
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THE TRAVELS OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN

by [RASPE, Rudolf Erich et. al.]

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Used - The leather on this binding, often found chipped or dry, is here fairly supple though rubbed in a few places with resulting loss
Published
1929
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1929. Hardcover. The leather on this binding, often found chipped or dry, is here fairly supple though rubbed in a few places with resulting loss of color. Contents bright and fresh. In our experience one of the most difficult books of the press to locate in fine condition. Still a Very Good or better… Read more about this item
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