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Scenes of Provincial Life: Ursule Mirouet (Volume 1)

By: Honoré de Balzac

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie's Sons: 1897

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 034886

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Honoré Balzac,[1] 20 May 1799 ? 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus. This is from a set of 300, Number 2. Volume 1: The Human Comedy: Scenes of Provincial Life. Translated into English by May Tomlinson. Black cloth with original paper spine label. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece with printed tissue guard. 350pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Magic Skin (First Edition)

By: Honore de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley, Translator

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040232

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Quarter leather (rebacked) with original marbled boards. Marbled end papers. Corners worn. xliii, 323pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Castles of Otranto: A Gothic Story

By: Horace Walpole

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1976

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059250

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction by Devendra P. Varma. Quarter black cloth, marbled paper boards by Ingeborg Borjeson, dark green end sheets. Contains 6 two-color plate lithographs, including frontispiece. 142 pp. Grey slip case in near fine condition with small stains and tears on corners. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Horace Walpole's Correspondence (First Edition) 48 volumes in 47

By: Horace Walpole, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Editor

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: Various

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: 037796

Condition: Very Good


The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence. Includes the Prospectus with frontispiece portrait and tissue guard. Edited by Wilmarth S. Lewis. Original cloth. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1937-1983. The complete 48 volumes (in 47, as published). Very Good. First editions. Volumes 17-48 have covers; some covers acceptable only. Lewis inscribed the first volume: "To Ralph Brown, from W. S. Lewis. New Haven, November [?] 1937." Ralph Brown was an assistant editor of this Correspondence while a student at Yale, later returning to Yale as an Associate Dean. This ... View more info

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Easton Press)

By: Howard Pyle

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041315

Condition: Like New


Bound in Genuine Leather. Collector's Edition. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. xviii, 328pp. Frontispiece. Illustrated. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Heartbreaker (Howatch, Susan)

By: Howatch, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2004

Seller ID: 034380

ISBN: 1400041473

Condition: New


Deftly combining the sacred and the profane, the unmistakable hallmark of her fiction over the past decade Susan Howatch gives us a spellbinding, suspenseful and psychologically intense new novel. Charcoal cloth with gold spine lettering. Solid copy. 484pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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William Dean Howells : Novels 1886-1888 : The Minister's Charge / April Hopes / Annie Kilburn (Library of America) First Printing

By: Howells, William Dean; Cook, Don L. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039411

ISBN: 0940450518

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth. Bound in ribbon page markers. Decorated end papers. 881pp. Illustrated. First Printing. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lieterature of the Victorian Era

By: Hugh Walker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1913

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027388

Condition: Very Good


Green specked cloth with gold lettering and design. Previous owner's name and date written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. xxxvi, 1,067pp., with an index. Top edges gold. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Old Ladies (Signed First Edition)

By: Hugh Walpole

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037967

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on front free end paper. First Edition. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Mylar cover. Front inner hinge starting. 305pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Proud Heritage (Signed First Edition)

By: Innes Robinson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clinton, MA, The United-International Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030703

Condition: Very Good


Two toned cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Author's gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. Solid copy. viii, 503pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Washington Irving : History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (Library of America)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1983

Edition: First Library of America edition

Seller ID: 042648

ISBN: 0940450143

Condition: Like New


Library of America books are bound with the rare Smyth sewn method. This is the most expensive but best way to bind a book. As a result the spine is very strong and you can hold it open with one hand and it will not close. These are great books!First printing copies of Library of America books are becoming quite collectible. View more info

Bracebridge Hall (Facsimile of First Edition)

By: Irving, Washington; Caldecott, Randolph [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, NY, Sleepy Hollow Restorations: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 031154

ISBN: 0912882352

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1822 as a sequel to Irving's immensely popular Sketch Book of 1819-20. Green illustrated cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. No writing in the book. Textured end papers. Illustrated. xiv, 284pp., with Publisher's Catalog. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (First Edition)

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038792

ISBN: 0434195464

Condition: Very Good +


Cherry cloth with gold lettering and design on spine. Textured end papers. xxv, 229pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Seven Gothic Tales

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2013

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059180

Condition: Like New


Introduction by Margaret Atwood. Bound in dark blue buckram with a design in gold and silver. Dark blue end papers with design in silver. Illustrated frontispiece plus nine color plates throughout book. 370 pp. Dark blue slip case with a design in silver. Book and slip case in like new condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Anne's Wedding: A Blossom Shop Romance (First Edition)

By: Isla May Mullins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027362

Condition: Good


Red worn cloth with illustrated paste-down on front cover. Inner hinges split. Color frontispiece (portrait). 329pp., with a 6-page Publisher's Catalog. Spine sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The District Doctor and Other Stories of Turgenev (Limited Edition)

By: Ivan Sergeievich Turgenev

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Story Classics: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037349

Condition: Near Fine


Turgenev was born In Orel, in South-Central Russia on October 28 1818 and was the only child of an old world marriage. This Book Has Several Short Stories Including; The District Doctor; Yermolai And The Miller's Wife; A Strange Story; Foma, The Wolf. This copy is number 1321/3000. Limited Edition. Near fine but slipcase is only very good minus with some edge-wear and chips along edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Nights of Summer, Night of Autumn (Signed)

By: Ivaska-Robbins, Paula

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Brighton, MN, Finnish Americana: 1992

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038491

ISBN: 0963297503

Condition: Very Good


This historical novel takes place in Finland from 1895 to 1920 and portrays a woman's struggle for identity and survival against the backdrop of the turbulent quest for nationhood and independence. Pictorial paperback. Signed by the author on title page. 195pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Compleatest Angling Booke (Facsimile)

By: Izaak Walton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn NY, Freshet Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 038766

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover in slipcase in near fine condition. Facsimile reprint edition. Illustrated. 132pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Tale of the Wandering Monk (Signed Limited Editions Club)

By: Izumi Kyoka Setsuko; Translated by Charles Shiro Inouye

Price: $1,700.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1995

Edition: First Limited Editions Club

Inscription: Signed by the artist

Seller ID: 042189

Condition: Fine


Folio. Limited Editions Club #87 of 300 copies. Signed by Setsuko. Attractive Japanese pouch style binding wrapped in lush violet Japanese bookbinding cloth with custom hinged clam-shell box. Measures 14 x 17 inches. LEC Newsletter present and laid in. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Siege of Krishnapur

By: J. G. Farrell

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059174

Condition: Like New


Bound in brown-yellow cloth with a pictorial design in black and red and red lettering on spine. Red end papers. Nine illustrations by Francis Mosley. 331 pp. Red slip case. Book and slip case in like new condition. Very nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Last Chukker

By: J. K. Stanford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036511

Condition: Very Good


Adventures in Burma in its loveliness and savagery. Red cloth with gold lettering and design. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 79pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Month in the Country

By: J. L. Carr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059709

Condition: Fine


Although dated "1999" on the title page, the first copies of this edition were available in December 1998. Introduction by Ronald Blythe. Bound in quarter dark brown buckram, cream paper boards with an enlargement in dark brown of a detail from one of the wood-engravings in the text by Stephens. Brown end papers. Contains 8 splendid full-page wood engravings. 121 pp. Brown slip case. Book and slip case both in fine condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Auld Light Idylls

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Lovell, Coryell & Co:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036775

Condition: Very Good


Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. Front inner hinge split. Head & tail of spine chipped. 249pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Uncle Silas A Tale of Bartram-Haugh

By: J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 059045

Condition: Fine


Full forest green cloth with gold decoration. Green top stain. 29 full page drawings. 393 pp. Pale yellow slip case. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Eagle has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 058585

Condition: Like New


This book is from an Easton series which appears to be an espionage series. We do not know the name of the series, but the identifying point is the end sheets. They are not silk, but rather a repeating pattern of an image of crosshairs over a globe. Collector's Edition. Color frontispiece. Full burgundy leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk ribbon bookmark. 312 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Quality of Life (Signed)

By: James A. Michener

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031955

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on half title page. Quarter leather with boards. No writing in the book. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Decorated end-papers. 127pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hawaii (Two Volumes)

By: James A. Michener

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 058364

Condition: Fine


Limited Edition. Two Volume Set. Full navy leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Two-page color illustration in Volume I and color frontispiece in Volume II. Very light foxing on blank page before title page. 937 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Centennial (Two Volumes)

By: James A. Michener

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 058362

Condition: Fine


Limited Edition. Two Volume Set. Full burgundy leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Two-page color illustration in Volume I and color frontispiece in Volume II. Very light scratch on top edge. 909 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Chesapeake (Two Volumes)

By: James A. Michener

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 058365

Condition: Fine


Two Volume Set. Full red leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece in each volume. 865 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Deliverance (First Printing)

By: James Dickey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038032

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. Sand cloth with green lettering on spine and front cover. Mylar cover. Textured end papers. Dust jacket is price clipped. 278pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Deliverance (Facsimile of first edition)

By: James Dickey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 041477

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of Deliverance by James Dickey which was first published in 1970. It is the basis of the popular film by the same title starring Burt Reynolds. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not) and the slipcase has pastedowns ... View more info

Heritage of American Literature

By: James E. Miller, Jr.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers: 1991-01-01

Seller ID: 024162

ISBN: 015535700X

Condition: Very Good +


Two paperback books in original slipcase. Very good +, light shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Bravo

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., College & University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027474

Condition: Very Good +


Light blue cloth with navy lettering and design. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Rear board slightly stained along board edges. 382pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Deerslayer or The First War-Path

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Seller ID: 042787

Condition: Very Good +


Publisher's cloth with pictorial past-down on front board. x, 462pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Last of the Mohicans

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1998

Seller ID: 058543

Condition: Fine


Collector's Edition. Featuring the wonderful artwork of N. C. Wyeth. Beautiful cover with color illustration inlay. Full blue leather with gilt decoration on spine and silver decoration on front cover and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece. Two-page color illustration before title page and after text. Full page illustrations throughout. Faded end sheets, as is common. Some white residue from shelf on bottom edge of cover. 372 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Heidenmaeur; or, The Benedictines: A Legend of the Rhine (Volume 1) FIRST EDITION

By: James Fennimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey & Lea: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026300

Condition: Very Good +


Full tree calf leather with gold gilt lettering and design on spine. No writing in the book. Mild foxing. A lovely leather binding. xxiii, 26-226pp. Volume 1 only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Counterfeit Wife: A Sophisticated Maiden's Confessions Censored Indiscreetly

By: James G. Dunton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers: 1930

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 014210

Condition: Good


Green cloth covers with pictorial pastedown on front board. Pastedown faded/cloth worn. Painted white lettering on spine. Last endleaves have several penciled sums - no other writing in the book. Interior tears/creasing/staining. P 169 detached but present, tape repair on p 170. Else textblock tight and square. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grandfather Tells Some More Stories by Request (Signed First Edition)

By: James G. K. McClure

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024785

Condition: Very Good -


Tan cloth, some dampstaining, original paper label on front board (edges a bit chipped), author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, 117pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (First Folio Edition)

By: James Hogg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 021156

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering and design, faint label residue on ffep., otherwise a near fine copy, 226pp., glossary, classic anti-Calvinist novel, original blue slipcase in near fine condition, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ulysses (facsimile in clam shell box)

By: James Joyce

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library: no date

Edition: facsimile of first edition

Seller ID: 019192

Condition: Fine


This facsimile is exactly like the original 1922 first edition copy number 257. Print style, weight of paper, everything is like the original. The only exception is on the back of the copyright page where there is a block which explains that it is a facsimile produced by First Edition Library.The clam shell box is also fine and has a label on the spine. View more info

The Round Table

By: James Russell Lowell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger (The Gorham Press): 1913

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030733

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with original paper spine label. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 241pp. Limited edition of 1,000 copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Irish Fairy Tales (Easton Press)

By: James Stephens

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041295

Condition: Like New


Bound in Genuine Leather. Collector's Edition. Color frontispiece. 318pp. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Fine Editions Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022991

Condition: Good


1/4 leather with boards, gold gilt spine lettering and design, head of spine chipped on one corner, bottom of front board dampstained, previous owner's name written inside front and back covers, 435pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (The Novels of Jane Austen) (This is only one book out of the set)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036069

Condition: Fine


This is only one book out of the set, entitled "Sense and Sensibility." This beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. xxxii, 381pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen: Complete in Six Volumes: Emma (This is one book only, the volume entitled: Emma)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036068

Condition: Fine


This is only one volume of the set, which is entitled "Emma" The beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. vi, 503pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen (Complete in six volumes): Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion

By: Jane Austen

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 058796

Condition: Fine


Six-volume complete set. Collector's Edition with Easton Press bookplates. Features the beautiful watercolors of brothers C.E. and H.M. Brock. Color frontispieces and full-page illustrations throughout. Full red leather with initials JA in black on front covers. Lovely gilt and black decoration and gilt page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, satin ribbon bookmark. 397, 381, 245, 494, 503, 261 pp. Faded end sheets, as is common. Couple light scratches on fore-edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Jane Austen Works (7 volumes set)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 059588

Condition: Fine


Charming collection of Jane Austen novels. 7 volumes in a slip case. Includes Pride and Prejudice (308 pp); Sense and Sensibility (299 pp); Mansfield Park (378 pp); Northanger Abbey (222 pp); Persuasion (235 pp); Emma (382 pp); Shorter Works (313 pp). Introduction by Richard Church. Quarter grey binding, patterned paper boards (a different color for each volume), grey top stain, end sheets with a design by Hassall (a different color for each volume). Wood-engravings by Hassall throughout. Folio Society bookmark laid in. Grey 7-volume slipcase. Books in fine condition, slip case in near fine co... View more info

The Carolinians

By: Jane Barry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1959

Seller ID: 019544

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth covers with gilt lettering protected by original dust jacket. Jacket is clean and crisp with slight toning to edges of flaps. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice, tight copy. 318pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dear Viola: A Collection of Love Letters (Review Copy)

By: Jane L. Mason

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Ardmore, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1977

Seller ID: 036565

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy dated September 8, 1977 with card laid in. The book provides a fascinating look at life in America in the 1880's. Orange boards with black spine lettering. Portrait frontispiece. 95pp. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Infatuations

By: Javier Mar?as

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Hamish Hamilton:

Seller ID: 039321

ISBN: 0241145376

Condition: Like New


From the award-winning Spanish writer Javier Marías comes an extraordinary new book that has been a literary sensation around the world: an immersive, provocative novel propelled by a seemingly random murder that we come to understand or do we? through one woman's ever-unfurling imagination and infatuations.At the Madrid café where she stops for breakfast each day before work, María Dolz finds herself drawn to a couple who is also there every morning. Though she can hardly explain it, observing what she imagines to be their unblemished life lifts her out of the doldrums of her own existence... View more info