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1 A.S. Byatt Opowiadania z Matisse'em w tle (Polish)
Proszynski i S-ka 1999 8371804938 / 9788371804939 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover with glossy Fauvist front side. NO marks; no writing in book. Text is in Polish. Three stories celebrate the eye even as they reveal its unexpected proximity to the heart. Each of A.S. Byatt's narratives is in some way inspired by a painting of Henri Matisse, but also about the intimate connection between seeing and feeling. Superbly crafted, intensely observed, The Matisse Stories is a reflection of a master's spellbinding authority.

Twarda oprawa z błyszczącą fowistyczną stroną przednią. NO znaków; bez pisania w książce. Tekst jest w języku polskim. Trzy historie cieszą oko, nawet gdy ujawniają nieoczekiwaną bliskość serca. Każdy z A.S. Narracje Byatta są w pewien sposób inspirowane obrazem Henri Matisse'a, ale także intymnym związkiem pomiędzy widzeniem a uczuciem. Znakomicie dopracowane, intensywnie obserwowane Opowieści Matisse'a są odzwierciedleniem mistrza magii. 
Price: 18.00 USD

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2 Acker, Kathy Great Expectations: A Novel (Acker, Kathy)
Grove Press 1994 0802131557 / 9780802131553 Paperback Like New 
Clean softcover. NO marks or flaws. Text pages clean; no age tanning. Unread; Very presentable. 
Price: 31.25 USD
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A Nest of Ninnies, Ashbery, John; Schuyler, James
3 Ashbery, John; Schuyler, James A Nest of Ninnies
Z Press 1982 0915990024 / 9780915990023 Paperback Like New 
Creative collaboration between two respected poet/critics. Beautiful, as-new softcover copy. No signs of wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Atiq Rahimi; Erdag M. Goknar Earth and Ashes
Other Press 2010 1590513452 / 9781590513453 Hardcover Like New 
Hardcover in dust jacket. 96 pages. No marks or flaws; no signs of wear. First Printing thus, 2010.

“The blasted dreamscape of Rahimi’s story and his tightly controlled prose make this a sobering literary testament to the horrors of war.” —Publishers Weekly 
Price: 17.00 USD

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5 Baudelaire, Charles P.; Lappin, Kendall E.; Boyd, Greg La Fanfarlo
088739003X / 9780887390036 New 
Softcover in bnright, glossy binding. No marks or flaws. Text is bilingual: English and French. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bauer, Tricia Hollywood & Hardwood: A Novel
Bridge Works 1999 188259326X / 9781882593262 Hardcover New 
Hardcover in dust jacket. New. No marks or flaws. 
Price: 15.59 USD
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Une Saison Dans La Vie d'Emmanuel (French Edition), Blais, Marie Claire
7 Blais, Marie Claire Une Saison Dans La Vie d'Emmanuel (French Edition)
Boreal French 1991 2890523667 / 9782890523661 Paperback Like New 
Mass market paperback. 165 pages. As new, with no marks or defects. Text fully in French. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Yesterday, at the Hotel Clarendon, Brossard, Nicole; Translated by Susanne de Lotbiniere-Harwood
8 Brossard, Nicole; Translated by Susanne de Lotbiniere-Harwood Yesterday, at the Hotel Clarendon
Toronto Coach House 2001 155245150X / 9781552451502 Hardcover New 
New hardcover. Stated First English Edition. Published by Coach House in Toronto. Tiny bump to top edge from mishap in shelving. 200 pages. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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9 Burroughs, William S. Cities of the Red Night: A Novel
0312278462 / 9780312278465 Paperback New 
New softcover, with no marks or flaws. Bright, clean presentable copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
0394532279 / 9780394532271 Used: Very Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket. NO marks or writing in book. Book is like new, but dust jacket has some faint wear and slight age-toning. Still very presentable. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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11 Cayrol, Jean Les Enfants Pillards: Recit (French Edition)
Seuil 1981 202004756X / 9782020047562 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback. 1981 printing. Text a little age-toned. Binding is nice and glossy. Holding up nicely. Old price penned inside front.

The children are alone, or almost. In the summer of 1918, the adults are absent from the life of a whole band of cousins who find themselves at the edge of a beach that echoes of the war taking place offshore. 13-year-old Andre quickly became the leader of the small group that Jean-Baptiste, eight-year-old painter of his comrades, tried to integrate. Under the direction of this inconsequential tyranny, children play to adults, but by recreating a world of their own, truth and lies merge in the exaltation of a deceptive liberty. If the sea offers them a grandiose playground, it also rejects the bodies of wounded sailors, as well as the barrels of rum with which the villagers get drunk, which the children watch with a sneer. In this clearly autobiographical narrative, Jean Cayrol (1911-2005) depicts these forbidden games with a muffled cruelty that evokes that of Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Originally published in 1978 and now reissued, Les Enfants Pillards is one of the highlights of the bibliography of Jean Cayrol, author including Lazarus Among Us (1950) and Night and Fog (1956), the documentary by Alain Resnais. Later in life, he rediscovered poetry, and was also known as a publisher. His entire work was marked by the shadow of the concentration camps - Jean Cayrol spent three years at Mauthausen - and the necessity of mercy. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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12 Colette, SidonieíGabrielle Duo
0828891583 / 9780828891585 Paperback Collectible; Very Good 
1934 edition, published by Ferenczi. Text in French. Bound in red and gold marbled boards, backed with red morrocco stamped in gilt at spine. No writing or other marks. Boards slightly bowed. 
Price: 179.00 USD
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13 Colette; Collette; Briffault, Herma; Flanner, Janet The Pure and the Impure
0374506922 / 9780374506926 Collectible; Very Good 
First Printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine in rubbed jacket with light wear to top edge. No marks or writing in book. Very presentable. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Crane, Stephen The Red Badge of Courage
Franklin Library 1979 Leather Bound Like New 
Franklin Library, 1979. Claimed limited edition, bound handsomely in gilt-stamped leather binding, with rose moire silk endpapers. All edges gilt, NO marks; no signs of wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Davys, Mary Familiar Letters Betwixt a Gentleman and a Lady (1725) (Augustan Reprint Society)
Augustan Reprint Society 1955 Disbound Acceptable 
1955 facsimile of the 1725 edition. Disbound, but has been laid into new stiff cloth-bound binding boards. Has a library stamp to the verso of the title page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Endymion, Disraeli, Benjamin
16 Disraeli, Benjamin Endymion
Cambridge Society 1905 Hardcover Good CAW 
1905 printing, issued by the Cambridge Society, a subscription edition printed from plates originally published by M. Walter Dunne in a deluxe edition as part of the Collected Works. Illustrated. Illustrator identified with monogram CAW in a diamond-shaped device. Hardcover in pictorial cloth binding stamped with peacock feather pattern in colors and gilt, with Victorian-esque paste-on to front side. Top edge gilt. Introduction by Edmund Gosse. No writing in book. Covers are rubbed; spine ends a bit worn. Fore edge is toned and has some foxing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Duras, Marguerite The Malady of Death
0394538668 / 9780394538662 Hardcover Collectible; Like New 
Hardcover in dust jacket. 1st Grove Press Edition, first printing. A very handsome copy. No marks or flaws. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Faulkner, William Father Abraham
039453722X / 9780394537221 Hardcover Collectible; Very Good 
Like new hardcover in a bright, fresh dust jacket. No writing in book. There is a remainder dot to top edge; otherwise new. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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19 Faulkner, William Vision in Spring
029278712X / 9780292787124 Used: Very Good 
2nd Printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. Jacket lightly sunned along spine. No marks or writing in book. Near Fine overall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Fuentes, Carlos; MacAdam, Alfred The Orange Tree
0374226830 / 9780374226831 Collectible; Acceptable 
First Printing. Hardcover in price-clipped dust jacket. Prior owner's brief gift inscription to front endpaper. Otherwise like new. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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