Author:Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De

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The Red and the Black (The Franklin Library)

By: Stendhal [Marie-Henri Beyle]; Tergie, Charles (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2285597

Condition: Good


Some loss of gilt from page edges, endpapers lightly smudged. 1981 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 496 pp. 8vo. Original crimson leatherette, gilt titles and decorations, four raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Illustrations by Jean Paul Quint, taken from the original French edition. Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black), subtitle Chronique du XIXe siécle ('Chronicle of the 19th century'), is an historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830. It is often cited as the first realist novel. The title has been translated into English variously as Sc... View more info

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Two Stories / Deux nouvelles: A Dual-Language Book

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dover: 2005

Seller ID: 2266099

ISBN: 0486439577

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. In writing these two ardently romantic and turbulent tales, Stendhal delved deep into old Italian narratives and into his own impassioned heart. “Vanina Vanini” and “L’abbesse de Castro” abound in the qualities for which the French author remains enduringly popular: his strong-willed, impulsive characters; his dry wit and keen irony; and the sweeping drama of his historical settings. View more info

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The Red and the Black (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 157)

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262777

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, 1941-1955 based on jacket design (Toledano 157.2). Minimal pencil notes to first few pages, pencil name on page ridge, jacket corners a bit rubbed, jacket toned. 1926 Hard Cover. iii, 287, [1], vi, 349, [3] pp. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrief. Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crime-out of passion, principle, or insanity-that will bring about his downfall. The Red and the Black is a lively, satirical pic... View more info