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  1. ARETINO   Aretino's  Dialogues.  Renaissance   erotica. Translated by Raymond Rosenthal. pub. Lond. George Allen  & Unwin 1972 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.384.      Price: $25.00
     
  2. BAUDELAIRE  CHARLES The Painter Of Modern Life  And Other Essays. Translated and edited by Jonathan Main. illus. with tipped-in colour frontis. 53 full  page black and white photographs and reproductions. pub. Lond. 1964 or.cl.  d/w.  4to. pp.XX.224. Includes essays on Delacroix, Edgar Allan Poe, Wagner, On the Essence of Laughter etc. Fine.   Price: $75.00
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  3. BLL  HEINRICH A Soldier's Legacy. Translated  by  Leila Vennewitz pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg. 1985 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.132. From the German Nobel Prize-winner for literature, a rediscovered short novel, written in 1947 at the very start of his career, then lost in the chaos of life in Germany in the late 1940's...a poignant evocation of youth trapped in war. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  4. BORGES  JORGE  LUIS Selected Poems 1923-1967. Translated from the Spanish by W.S. Merwin. pub.  Lond. 1972  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.348. Borges has written poetry all his life and this volume presents over one hundred of his best poems, written during the period 1923-67. It presents the Spanish and English texts side-by-side. (one poem was written in English). Neat inscription  f/free e/paper, fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  5. BORGES JORGE LUIS & ADOLFO BIOY CASARES   Extraordinary Tales pub. London, Souvenir Press 1973 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.144. First UK edition. With Adolfo Bioy Casares, edited and translated with a foreword by Anthony Kerrigan. price clipped d/w. and sl. discoloured due to light, else fine.     Price: $60.00
     
  6. CAMUS ALBERT The Myth Of Sisyphus. Translated  from  the French  by Justin O'Brien pub. Lond. Hamilton 1955  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.169. Price clipped d/w. with sl. darkening with age to spine, top edge spotted, else near fine.   Price: $200.00
     
  7. CAMUS ALBERT The Fall. Translated by Justin O'Brien; pub. Lond. Hamilton 1957  1st.Eng. ed.  1957 or.cl. orange-red d/w. 8vo. pp.109. d/w. a  little  chipped and stained at rear, otherwise v/good.   Price: $85.00
     
  8. CAMUS ALBERT Resistance, Rebellion And Death. pub. Lond. Hamilton  1961 1st.Eng. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.198.   Camus' own selection of essays that represent his beliefs. Introduction by Justin O'Brian.  Some underscoring  t/out. text, & a little annotation  in  lower corner inside d/w. & name ot f/free e/paper, chipping at corners and spine ends of d/w. price clipped, v. good.   Price: $45.00
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  9. CAMUS ALBERT  Lyrical And Critical. Essays  selected  and translated  from  the French by Philip  Thody.  pub.  Lond. Hamilton  1967  1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.274. Essays written as a self-portrait of the author as well as his views on Sartre, Andre Gide and other notables.  d/w. price clipped & sl. silverfished otherwise fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  10. CAMUS ALBERT "Cahier I" A Happy Death.  (Translated  from the  French by Richard Howard). pub. N.Y. Alfred  A.  Knopf 1972  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.192. Posthumous novel by Camus, published in French in 1971 as 'La Mort Heureuse'; an early work which is contemporary with 'Noces', conceived and composed betweem 1936 and 1938. Very short closed tear to d/w. price clipped else v/fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  11. COCTEAU JEAN  The Eagle Has Two Heads pub. London Vision 1948 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 12mo. pp.142. Adapted (from the French) by Ronald Duncan. Dustwrapper sl. spotted to rear, two small nicks to fore-edge of d/w. price clipped, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  12. COCTEAU  JEAN  The  Miscreant. illus. with  dwgs.  by  the author pub. Lond. P.Owen 1975 or.cl. d/w. sm.8vo. pp.163. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  13. de BEAUVOIR SIMONE The Mandarins. pub. Lond. Collins 1957 1st.Eng. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.704.  Prix Goncourt Award, most important literary award in France. Manners and morals of French elite, set in Paris. Very slight edge wear to  d/w.  otherwise fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  14. de  LA MARE WALTER A Forward Child. pub. Lond. Faber 1934 1st.ed.  or. light aqua bds 8vo. pp.32. Bookplate adhered to pastdown e/paper, backstrip sunned, (browned) rear board slight insect damage otherwise a sound copy.   Price: $35.00 
     
  15. de PIZAN CHRISTINE The Order Of The Rose. The Life & Ideas of  Christine  de  Pizan. written and  translated  by  ENID McLEOD.  Born in Venice, at the age of four Christine de Pizan was brought to Paris...and spent the rest of her life in France; she became the first woman of France and indeed almost the first writer of the time, (1500's) to live by her pen. She  helped to  found  the Order of the Rose' whose  knightly  members bound themselves  to help and honour women in  every  way. illus. with frontis. & 6 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Chatto & Windus 1976 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.186. Contents: The Astrologer"s Daughter; An Ideal Marriage; Persecution and Poetry; The Writer Emerges; Lovers" Debates; The Debate on the "Roman de la Rose; The Order of the Rose; The Joy and First Fruits of Learning; Two Crowded Years; Christine the Historian; The Vision; The City of Ladies; A Time for Silence; Fulfilment. Appendix: Christine & England. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Fine.   Price: $45.00
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  16. DOREY  Ed. by Cicero. Studies in Latin Literature  and  its Influence.  pub. Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul  1968  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.218. v/fine.  Price: $40.00
     
  17. DUMAS ALEXANDER On Board The Emma. Adventures with the Garibaldi's 'Thousand' in Sicily. Translated with an introduction by R.S. Garnett illus. with frontis. portrait) & 8 full page plates t/out. facsimile manuscript-t e/papers. pub. London Ernest Benn 1929 or. light maroon cloth med.8vo. pp.388. Alexandre Dumas' autobiographical account of his adventures during Garibaldi's campaign for the unification of Italy in 1860. Never published in full during his lifetime Garnet's translation being it's first appearance in print. Dumas was "imprudent" and got in trouble with his government, and left the country for a time. This is his story. Slightly rubbed else very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  18. EGERTON CLEMENT. The Golden Lotus. A Translation Of The Chinese Novel Chin P'Ing Mei. Translated By Clement Egerton. pub. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. Reprint. In Four Volumes; or.cl. d/w.s each 8vo. pp.387 pp.376; pp.386; pp.376. This is the famous and sometime laughable tale of Hsi-men and his sexual adventures with the girls of China. The complete unexpurgated translation of this Chinese novel in English. The Golden Lotus or Jin Ping Mei (as it is known in Chinese) is a classic of the Ming Dynasty. Fine set in cloth box.   Price: $125.00
     
  19. FITZGERALD EDWARD [Illustrated by Gilbert James] The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam illus. with Twelve tissue guarded photogravures after drawings by Gilbert James. pub. London, George Routledge and Sons Ltd., Broadway House, 68-74 Carter Lane, Ludgate Hill, 1906 Eighth Thousand; . binding in publisher's original olive cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering and dark blue border to upper panel, t.e.g.; 8vo pp.160 inscription to rear of frontis. slight age darkening to paper, f/free e/paper cut.   Price: $50.00   Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
     
  20. FITZGERALD EDWARD [translated]  The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam illus. with 16 tipped-in colour plates, eastern-style script decorations and border in the text by Willy Pogany. pub. London Harrap nd. c.1915 or. brown cloth blocked in gilt on spine and upper board, top edge gilt, rough cut pages. roy.8vo. (pp. unpaginated approx.100). (Coles Book Arcade sticker to past-down e/paper). Fine.   Price: $115.00
     
  21. FITZGERALD EDWARD [translated]  The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Edward Fitzgerald - Translator -- With Illustrations (frontis. & 27) photographed from life studies by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming. pub. NY: Dodge Publishing Co. 1912 2nd prtg. or. dec. cl. cr.4to. glt. dec. to spine & front board; pp. unpaginated, mbld. e/papers, very sl. sunning to rear board, else fine.   Price: $300.00  (See picture-press   )  
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  22. FITZGERALD EDWARD [translated] & Frank Brangwyn [illustrates]    The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam illus. with tipped-in colour plates by Frank Brangwyn. pub. London & Edinburgh, T.N. Foulis June 1920. Reprint. or. red cloth, gilt & black titles. 12mo. pp.124 untrimmed. Cloth sl. rubbed , inscription f/free e/paper else very good copy.    Price: $65.00
     
  23. FLAUBERT GUSTAVE Englished by M. French Sheldon. Translation authorised by the heirs of Gustave Flaubert. Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert illus. with title page vugn. pub. Saxon and Co., London and New York, 1886 1st. ed. or. dark blue cl. 4to. pp.XXIII.421. Covers edgeworn with some loss to cloth at base of spine and corners, lacks f/free e/paper, good, clean, firm reading copy.   Price: $65.00
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  24. GHOSH J.C. Bengali Literature. pub. Lond.  Oxford  Uni. Press 1948 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.198. Examines three periods of Bengali literature, the Gour Period (up to 16th. Ct.), the Nadiya Period (1500-1800), the Calcutta Period (19th. Ct.) and the works of Rabindranath Tagore. Previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, else fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  25. GIDE  ANDRE Pretexts.  Reflections  on  Literature   and Morality.  pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg 1959 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.352 price clipped, short closed tear to  d/w. otherwise v/fine.   Essays on The Barres Problem, Mallarme, Wilde, Baudelaire, Germany, Proust, Cocteau letter, Myth, Guatier, Valery, Dadism and others. Price clipped, short closed tear to  d/w. otherwise v/fine.    Price: $45.00
     
  26. GORKY MAXIM Autobiography. My Childhood In The World. My Universities.  Translated by Isidor Schneider.  pub.  Lond. Elek 1953 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.616. Fine.    Price: $65.00
     
  27. GRASS GUNTER  Cat And Mouse. Translated from the German  by Ralph Manheim. pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg 1963 1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.191.  A novel of teenagers becoming men in Danzig in the war years 1940 to 1945. d/w. sl. browned to backstrip, otherwise near fine.    Price: $45.00
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  28. GRASS GUNTER  Local Anesthetic. pub. N.Y.  Harcourt  1970 1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.284. ".Starusch, a 40-year-old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anaesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions." sl. crease to d/w.  at spine otherwise fine.   Price: $35.00 
     
  29. HAIKU  And Haiku. Translated from the  Japanese  by  the Japanese  Classics Translation Committee. illus. with full page plates.  This  work  was translated  in  1946,  a special  committee  being  formed, consisting  of eminent authorities on  Japanese  Literature and translated into English, based in intrinsic  excellence, cultural  and  historical significance, and appeal  to  the Western  Reader. pub. Tokyo The Nippon Gakujutsu  Shinkokai (Japan  Society  for  the  Promotion  of Science)   1958 or.blu.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.194. fine.    Price: $125.00
     
  30. HEARN LAFCADIO  A Drop Of Dew pub. Tokyo Hokuseido Press 1950 1st. ed. silver flecked board covers, deckle edge paper, gilt stamped title and spine acetate dustwrapper, 4to. (pp. unpaginated approx.20) Printed on hand-made watermarked Japanese vellum paper with Hearn's crest. Contains 10 page facsimile of Hearn 's manuscript with his cinnabar Hanko seals. With an important four-page English postscript by his son, Kazuo [Hearn] Koizumi. The work was inspired by Hearn's son, Kazuo Koizumi [Hearn] as a tribute to his father. The work was then meticulously designed, printed and executed by the publisher friend at the Hokuseido Press. Hokuseido had published a large amount of Hearn's writings since Hearn's death in 1904, and was a close friend of the Koizumi family. A facsimile of the manuscript, printed on Japanese vellum and limited to 350 copies signed by the editor. Copy number 61 of 350. Acetate dustwrapper, torn (lacks piece) else very fine in slipcase.    Price: $500.00
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  31. HESSE HERMANN The  Glass  Bead  Game.  (Master   Ludi). translated by Richard & Clara Winston. pub. Lond.  Jonathan Cape 1970 1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.558. Previous owner's name to f/free e/paper. Very good copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  32. HESSE HERMANN Knulp. Three tales from the Life of  Knulp. Translated by Ralph Manheim. pub. Lond. Jonathan Cape  1972 1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.114. Near fine copy.    Price: $85.00
     
  33. HESSE HERMANN If The War Goes On. Reflections on war and politics. Translated by Ralph Manheim. pub. Lond.  Jonathan Cape 1972 1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.186.  Near fine copy.  Price: $60.00
     
  34. HESSE HERMANN   Autobiographical  Writings.  Translated  by Denver  Lindley. pub. New York Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1972  1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.291. "The present volume includes twelve revealing pieces arranged so that Hesse narrates his own life in roughly chronologically sequence". Includes his journey to India, the war years, and the 1920's. Fine.    Price: $65.00
     
  35. HESSE HERMANN  Autobiographical  Writings.  Translated  by Denver  Lindley. pub. Lond. Jonathan Cape 1973  1st.Eng.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.291.    Price: $40.00
     
  36. HUGO VICTOR  Nortre-Dame de Paris. (Hunchback of Notre-Dame) Illus. with 16 full page col. plates by Rowland Wheelwright, pub. Montreal The Oxford Soc. Nd. c.1925 (Free e/paper inscription states 1929) or. dark red gilt dec. to spine, front board dec. cl. 8vo. pp.424. Some light foxing/yellowing to pages else v/good.    Price: $45.00
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  37. ICHIKAWA SANKI Collected Writings Of. illus. with  frontis. pub.  Tokyo  Kaitakusha  (The  Institute  for  Research  in Language Teaching). 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. card slip-case 8vo. pp.240. fine.    Price: $65.00
     
  38. KAWABATA  YASUNARI Thousand Cranes. Translated  from the Japanese  by  Edward G. Seidenstider. pub. Lond.  Secker  & Warburg  1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.144. Simple story of ill-fated love by the author of Snow Country. v/good  copy, edges sl. spotted, browned to edges.   Price: $35.00
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  39. KUBIN ALFRED The Other Side. A Fantastic Novel. Translated from  the  German by Denver Lindley illus. with  many  b/w. dwgs. by the artist pub. Lond. Victor Gollancz 1969  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.271,78. price clipped, else fine.  Includes Alfed  Kubin's autobiography.   Price: $125.00
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  40. LE SAGE RENE The Devil On Two Sticks. with frontis. 5 full page  illus.  & text decorations by  Philip  Hagreen.  pub. Lond. privately  printed  for  the  Navarre  Society  1927 or.glt.cl.  8vo. pp.XXXIV.379. light wear to  cloth,  small neat dwg. to page 41 does not detract from a v/nice copy.    Price: $75.00
     
  41. LITTLE FRANCES [pseudonym] The Lady of the Decoration with tipped-in illustrations in colour by Wakana Utigawa. pub. London Hodder and Stoughton, no date ca. 1910. or.cl suede wrappers decoration to front, 8vo. square pp.210. A story told in the form of letters from a young widow, transplanted from Kentucky to Japan at the time of the Russo-Japanese war of 1905, to her cousin still in America. Pseudonym of American author Fannie Caldwell. Faded to spine, edge-worn else v/good.   Price: $60.00
     
  42. LONGUS - Daphnis And Chloe A Pastoral Romance. From The Greek Of Longus. illus. with numerous full page copperplate engravings from designs by Eisen Gerard, and Prudhon; with head and tailpieces throughout from plates designed by the Regent of France, Philip of Orleans for the edition of 1718, title page vign. text decorations; pub. London Vizetelly c. 1885 original red cloth, gilt decorations to front board and spine. 8vo. pp.XII.II.155.2 Translated from the Greek by C.V. Le Grice in 1803. Published by Henry Vizitelly (1820-1894), a pioneer of the illustrated press, who devoted himself in particular to translations from Flaubert, Daudet and other French writers, as well as Gogol, Dosteoevski, and Tolstoi. Vizetelly was imprisoned for three months in 1889 for publishing translations of Zola regarded as obscene by the authorities. a very good copy    Price: $95.00    Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
     
  43. MALRAUX   ANDRE   Man's Estate.  His  famous   novel   of revolutionary China. Translated from the French by Alastair MacDonald pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton 1968 This translation first pub. by Methuen under the title `Storm in  Shanghai' 1934 and under the title `Man's Estate in 1948 or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.283. fine.    Price: $40.00
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  44. MALRAUX  ANDRE  Anti-Memoirs. Translated from the French by Terence Kilmartin. pub. Lond.  Hamish Hamilton 1968  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.448.With the great French statesman, novelist, Resistance fighter Statesman and novelist, born in Paris. He studied oriental languages and spent much time in China, where he worked for the Guomindang and was active in the 1927 revolution. He also fought in the Spanish Civil War, and in World War 2 escaped from a prison camp to join the French resistance. He was minister of information in de Gaulle's government (1945--6), and minister of cultural affairs (1960--9) and art historian. From the lost cities and civilizations of Asia and Africa to the torture chambers of Nazi Germany.  Fine in sl.  shelf worn d/w.   Price: $35.00
     
  45. MANN  THOMAS Confessions Of Felix Krull  Confidence  Man. Translated  from the German by Denver Lindley.  pub.  Lond. Seker & Warburg 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.408. Recounts the strange and gifted swindler, Felix Krull. Basis for the 1957 German film directed by Kurt Hoffmann, and featuring Mann's eldest daughter Erika, who also co-wrote the screenplay.  Tape marks to top & bottom of d/w. & small closed tear, d/w. fading to red on title, sl. chipped. A very good copy otherwise.   Price: $45.00
     
  46. MANN THOMAS The Black Swan. Translated from the German by Willard R. Trask pub. Lond. Secker & Warburg 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.128. Mann won the Nobel Prize in 1929. A mastery of psychological analysis of a widow and her two children. Short closed tear to rear of d/w. prev. owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper else near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  47. MANN  THOMAS Last Essays. Translated by Richard Winston James Stern.   this   vol.   contains   Mann's   critical appreciation   of  4  famous  writers;  Schiller,   Goethe, Nietzsche  &  Chekhov.  pub. Lond. Secker  &  Warburg  1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.217. d/w. sl. rubbed &  chipped to rear.   Price: $40.00
     
  48. O'GROWNEY E. Simple Lessons In Irish. Giving the Pronunciation of Each Word. Part I. pub. Dublin The Gaelic League 1902 original stapled wrappers cr.12mo. pp.80. Very good condition. Lessons in Gaelic and English.   Price: $60.00
     
  49. PASCAL ROY The German Sturm Und Drang. (poetry) This book is  the first  full  study of the  "Sturm  Und  Drang"  in English,  and  the only one that seeks to place it  in  its European setting. With b/w frontispiece of Goethe several, illus. t/out. notes, bibliography and index., pub.  U.K. Manchester Uni. Press 1953 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.347. Closed tear to d/w. else v/good.    Price: $55.00
     
  50. RABELAIS FRANCIS  The Works Of Rabelais. Containing five books of the lives, heroick deeds and sayings of Gargantuua and his sonne Pantagruei. Translated from the French. with illus. t/out. by  Heath Robinson pub. Lond. Navarre Society 1948 Reprint of the MCMXXXI Edition; or. richly gilt decorated spine, cl. 8vo. pp.462. Slight foxing to fore-edge else near fine and bright copy.   Price: $75.00
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  51. REMARQUE  ERICH MARIA Spark Of Life. Translated  from the German  by James Stern pub. Lond. Hutchinson  1952  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.368. Novel by the author of All Quiet on the Western Front deals with Nazi concentration camp life. Short closed tear to top of  d/w., tape marks top & bottom of d/w. at spine, else v/good.   Price: $45.00
     
  52. REMARQUE  ERICH MARIA The Black Obelisk.  Translated from the  German by Denver Lindley pub. Lond.  Hutchinson 1957 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.368. "A hardened young veteran from the First World War, Ludwig now works for a monument company, selling marble and stone marks to the survivors of deceased loved ones. Though ambivalent about his job, he suspects there's more to life than earning a living off other people's misfortunes." Short closed tear to front of d/w. Light edgewear, else very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  53. RILKE RAINER  MARIA The Years in Switzerland. A Contribution to the Biography of Rilke's Later Life by J. R. von Silas. Translated by N. K. Cruickshank. pub. London Hogarth Press 1964 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.322. Dustwrapper little chip top of spine otherwise very near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  54. RONSARD  PIERRE Ronsard Lyrics.  Translated  by  William Stirling,  Chosen by Mervyn Savill illus. with  frontis.  & one plate in facsimile with 15th and 16th century line eng. pub.  Lond. Allan Wingate nd.1946 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.146.  The poems are printed in French and in English on opposite pages. Limited  edition on hand-made paper price clipped,  d/w.  sl. browned at spine. Price: $50.00
     
  55. SADLER A. L. (translator)   The Ten Foot Square and Tales Of The Heike. Being Two Thirteenth Century Japanese Classics, the Hojoki and Selections from the Heike Monogatari. illus. with frontis. & b/w. line illustrations t/out. pub. Sydney, Angus & Robertson 1928 or. maroon cloth, lined boards gold blocked on spine 12mo. pp.XII.272. Author was Professor of Oriental Studies at University of Sydney. Slight foxing to title page and e/papers, boards sl. rubbed to extremities, else v/good.   Price: $60.00
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  56. SARTRE JEAN-PAUL. The Chips Are Down Translated by Louise Varese. pub. London: Rider and Company, 1951 1st ed. . first British edition. small spot on d/w. at spine, short closed tear at spine, otherwise very good copy. Neat inscription to f/free e/paper short closed tear to d/w. very sl. chipping top and bottom of spine to d/w. Price clipped, very good copy.    Price: $145.00
     
  57. SINOPOULOS TAKIS  Landscape Of Death. The selected poems of Takis Sinopoulos.  Translated  from  the  Greek,  with  an introduction   by  Kimon  Friar  pub.  U.S.A.  Ohio   State University 1979 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XLVIII.288. Including bibliography and notes. Fine.    Price: $65.00
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  58. TEIKA FUJIWARA Translated by Robert H. Brower and Earl Miner.  Fujiwara Teika's Superior Poems of Our Time illus. with frontis. pub. USA Stanford University Press, 1967 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.IX.150. A complete translation of an important document of Japanese poetics: the Kindai Shuka of Fujiwara Teika (1162-1241), one of the greatest of Japanese poets and critics. Fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  59.  TORGA MIGUEL   Farrusco The Blackbird and other stories from the Portuguese. Translated with an introduction by Denis Brass. illus. with full-page b/w drawings t/out by Gregorio Prieto. pub. London George Allen & Unwin 1950 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.94. unclipped dustwrapper. Very fine.    Price: $50.00
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  60. VASSILIKOS  VASSILIS Z Translated from  the  Greek  by Marilyn  Calmann pub. Lond. MacDonald 1969  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w.  cr.8vo. pp.406. 1st UK edition of this modern classic, based on the assassination and subsequent hero status of Lambrakis (the Z of the title stands for Zei - he lives -) the letter being scrawled on walls in Athens for years after his death. The author has created a remarkable study of the forces that turn one man into an assassin, and a society into his accomplices. One very short closed tear to rear  of d/w. else v/fine.    Price: $70.00
     
  61. VERNE JULES -   Mysterious Island. Dropped From The Clouds. Translated from the French by W.H.G. Kingston. illus. with frontis. & 48 full page engravings. pub. Lond. 1875 1st ed. original decorated maroon cloth, finely stamped in black and gilt in all over designs on the upper cover incorporating the wind taken balloon, spine lettered and pictorially decorated in black and gilt, a.e.g. cr.8vo. pp.VIII.310.40 advts. contains the adventures of five union prisoners who in 1865 escaped from Richmond Va., in a captured balloon. They are blown about for days, by a wild tempest and at last are cast upon a desert island in the Pacific Ocean! A bright copy with slight shelf wear to the edges, front corners little wear to boards. Text clean and well preserved, an unusually nice copy, rare.     Price: $1,150.00   (See picture-press   )   Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
   
   
 
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