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Fiction - Translation (into English)

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The judge and his hangman, Dürrenmatt, Friedrich ; Brooks, Cyrus (transl)
1 Dürrenmatt, Friedrich ; Brooks, Cyrus (transl) The judge and his hangman
Jonathan Cape, London 1967 Pre-Pub Softcover Very Good Fair Softcover 
127 pages (complete). Uncorrected pre-publication copy. A placid copy. The dustjacket is mild-mannered. It has wear about all edges and seams. There a retailer stamp on the front face. The dj is secure and sure. The covers are neat and tidy. Within, the contents are clean, clear, neat, tidy, certain, agreeable. fk 
Price: 12.35 USD
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Hiroshima Mon Amour / Une Aussi Longue Absence, Duras, Marguerite ; Seaver, Richard and Wright, Barbara (transls)
2 Duras, Marguerite ; Seaver, Richard and Wright, Barbara (transls) Hiroshima Mon Amour / Une Aussi Longue Absence
Calder and Boyars Ltd., London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
191 pages (complete). First British (English translation) edition. The dustjacket is a little scuffed, marked and rubbed. It has mild shelving wear. The dj is even yet secure and sure. The boards are healthy and sound. The contents are agreeably comfortable. They are clean, clear, fresh, vivacious. fk 
Price: 15.20 USD
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The Nineteen, Fadeyev, A ; Charques, R D (trans)
3 Fadeyev, A ; Charques, R D (trans) The Nineteen
Martin Lawrence Ltd., London 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
293 pages (complete). First English language edition of this novel by the Stalinist author, Fadeyev. The boards have wear to all corners and seams. They have storage marks. The boards are yet, steady and sure. The contents are mild. They have some very, very occasional handling marks. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, assured. fk 
Price: 9.50 USD
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The Ugly Duchess : A Historical Romance, Feuchtwanger, Lion ; Muir, Willa and Edwin (transls)
4 Feuchtwanger, Lion ; Muir, Willa and Edwin (transls) The Ugly Duchess : A Historical Romance
Martin Secker, London 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
312 pages (complete). First English translation edition. A comfortable copy. The boards are much worn and scuff. They are steady and secure. The contents are agreeably content. They are clean, clear, certain, assured. fk 
Price: 2.85 USD
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The Tin Drum, Grass, Gnter ; Manheim, Ralph (trans)
5 Grass, Gnter ; Manheim, Ralph (trans) The Tin Drum
Secker & Warburg, London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 
592 pages (complete). First edition of first English edition. With original dustjacket (the same design as the German edition). An assured copy of what is one of the greatest and most controversial novels of the post-war era. The dustjacket has scuffing, rubbing, light wear. The spine has some tanning. The boards are agreeable. The corners are knocked. The spine is very smart. The paper trims are marked from shelving/ storage. The contents are most pleasing. The pages are very clean, clear, confident, certain, neat. fk 
Price: 45.60 USD
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The Blockade Runners (Author's Illustrated Edition), Verne, Jules
6 Verne, Jules The Blockade Runners (Author's Illustrated Edition)
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London 1878 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
121 pages (complete). A rare early English translation of Verne's short-story (Les forceurs de blocus). This copy has wear all about. It is sturdy and sure. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing. They are steady. The contents have occasional pencilled doodles (not over text). The frontispage is missing. One illustration plate (page 26) is also missing. The contents have handling and age marks throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clear, assured, certain, comfortable, adamant. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Ice Palace, Vesaas, Tarjei ; Rokkan, Elizabeth (trans)
7 Vesaas, Tarjei ; Rokkan, Elizabeth (trans) The Ice Palace
Peter Owen, London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 
176 pages (complete). A decent copy of one of the great 20th century novels. First edition of first English translation. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing and rubbing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards have some light wear about the edges. They are healthy, sound. Within, the contents are in most pleasing condition. The pages are tight, clean, clear, certain, confident, timeless. fk 
Price: 77.90 USD
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