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Inferno (The Divine Comedy, Volume I [1]) (Penguin Classics)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Musa, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285218

ISBN: 0142437220

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2003 Trade Paperback. 430 pp. This vigorous translation of the poet's journey through the circles of hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text. Translated with Notes and an Introduction by Mark Musa. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: Hell, Volume I

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2261609

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1896 Hard Cover. xxvi, 193 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [di?vina kom?m?dja]) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature[1] and one of the greatest works of world literature.[2] The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language,... View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, in Three Volumes: Hell [Inferno]; Purgatory [Purgatorio]; Paradise [Paradiso]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1902

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2294523

Condition: Near Fine


Spines slightly faded. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 240; viii, 259; viii, 274 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. A revised edition of Charles Eliot Norton's prose translation, with footnotes, aids to study, introduction, and index. Includes Dante's complete Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso - A New Translation into English Blank Verse

By: Alighieri, Dante; White, Lawrence Grant

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262795

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Spine toned and a bit foxed, discolored section on front board, edges rubbed. 1948 Large Hardcover. xiv, 188 pp. Dante's complete Divine Comedy (Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso) in English blank verse translation by Lawrence Grant White, with reproductions of engravings by Gustave Dore (these were originally commissioned for a 19th century edition of the work). Two-column format. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso - A New Translation into English Blank Verse

By: Alighieri, Dante; White, Lawrence Grant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1948

Seller ID: 2272128

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Ink pictographic stamp on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and a couple closed tears. 1948 Large Hardcover. xiv, 188 pp. Dante's complete Divine Comedy (Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso) in English blank verse translation by Lawrence Grant White, with reproductions of engravings by Gustave Dore (these were originally commissioned for a 19th century edition of the work). Two-column format. View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso - A New Translation into English Blank Verse

By: Alighieri, Dante; White, Lawrence Grant

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281596

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Edges rubbed, owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper. 1948 Large Hardcover. xiv, 188 pp. Dante's complete Divine Comedy (Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso) in English blank verse translation by Lawrence Grant White, with reproductions of engravings by Gustave Dore (these were originally commissioned for a 19th century edition of the work). Two-column format. View more info

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The Book of Chinese Poetry: Being the Collection of Ballads, Sagas, Hymns, and Other Pieces Known as the Shih Ching or Classic of Poetry

By: Allen, Clement Francis Romilly

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1980711

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, front hinge repaired, endpapers lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper, base of one section of pages bumped causing minor tear to bottom margin, some pages unopened. 1891 Hard Cover. xxviii, 528 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt & orange titles. An English translation of the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, known as the Shih Ching, which consists of 305 works from the 11th to 7th centuries B.C. It is one of the five classics whose compilation is attributed to Confucius. The preface provides a historical introduction to the collection, and commenta... View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2261077

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Front board lightly discolored. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey Allen has been a colorful figure among American writers. His war diary Toward the Flame was recognized as one of the most vivid of the American accounts of active service in France. His Israfel: The Life and Times of Edgar Poe was generally recognized as the definitive work on the subject. His several volumes of poetry have been widely praised. View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2283715

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket toned. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey... View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283716

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Jacket toned, minimal loss from jacket spine head, a few closed 1/2 inch tears along edges. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National ... View more info

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The Choir Invisible

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202908

Condition: Very Good


18th printing. No jacket, large stain to corner of rear paste-down endpaper and rear endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. 361 pp. James Lane Allen was an American novelist and short story writer whose work often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as Kentucky's first important novelist.This novel, by the author of John Gray, is a story set in the green wilderness of Kentucky. Parts of the tale are taken from John Gray and the... View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2286110

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 276, [4] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations similar to those used in the Cranford Series, which began in 1891 and gave us the famous Peacock on Sundial cover design now coveted by collectors. Revised from the 1894 and 1895 originals, this edition includes the full text of A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, with a new preface by the author, and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A novel by an important Kentucky author known for incorporating... View more info

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The Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291470

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges a bit rubbed, a couple light spots on rear board, portrait of author mounted on front endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper,. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 385, [5] pp. 8vo. A novel by an important Kentucky author known for incorporating local vernacular into his works, making his books useful sources for contemporary culture and dialect. View more info

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Side Effects

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284484

ISBN: 0394511042

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap creased. Ink name on rear paste-down endpaper. 1980 Hard Cover. 149 pp. Woody Allen's third collection of comic writings. 149p. These essays appeared in The New Yorker during the late 1970s. Volume includes Remembering Needleman, The Kugelmass Episode, Confessions of a Buglar, and more. View more info

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The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Antheneum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200690

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Jacket toned. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 330 pp. The Stories of Eva Luna (Spanish: Cuentos de Eva Luna, 1989) is a collection of Spanish-language short stories by the Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. It consists of stories told by the title character of Allende's earlier novel Eva Luna. The literary critic Barbara Mujica wrote: The Chilean author presents her stories through the age-old device used by Scheherazade: the narrator tells them to her lover to entertain him. Like the famous Arab... View more info

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Mi Pais Inventado: Un Paseo Nostalgico por Chile

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rayo: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200718

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription. Spanish text. Near fine.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 219 pp. Spanish text. El primer recuerdo que Isabel Allende tiene de Chile es el de una casa que nunca conoció: la casa grande y vieja de la calle Cueto, donde nació su madre. Esta casa, evocada por su abuelo con tanta frecuencia que Isabel cree haber vivido allí, se convierte en la protagonista de su primera novela La Casa de los Espíritus. Dicha obra vuelve a aparecer al comienzo de las fascinantes y seductoras memorias, Mi País Inventa... View more info

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La Ciudad de las Bestias

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rayo: 2002

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200768

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. Signed by author without inscription. Spanish text. Near fine.Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. Spanish text. Alexander Cold, un joven de quince años, tiene la oportunidad de hacer el viaje de su vida. Dejando atrás a su familia y a su madre enferma, Alexander Cold se embarca con su temeraria abuela, reportera de International Geographic, en una peligrosa expedición al Amazonas. Su misión y la de sus compañeros de viaje -- entre otros, un célebre antropólogo, un guía local y su hija Nadia, y un doctor -- es documentar al legend... View more info

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El Bosque de loes Pigmeos

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rayo: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200772

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spanish text. Fine.Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 290 pp. Spanish text. Alexander Cold sabe muy bien que su abuela Kate siempre anda en busca de una nueva aventura. Cuando la International Geographic le pide que escriba un articulo sobre los primeros safaris africanos en elefantes, Kate, Alexander y Nadia -- junto con el equipo de fotografos de la revista -- deciden adentrarse en las ardientes planicies de Kenya. Sin embargo, no tardan en conocer a un misionario catolico que se acerca a ellos para preguntarles si han visto a sus companeros q... View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2264230

ISBN: 0394539079

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Light fading to jacket spine. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A best seller and critical success all over the world, The House of the Spirits is the magnificent epic of the Trueba family -- their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, their relations with one another, and their participation in the history of their times, a history that becomes destiny and overtakes them all. View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265005

ISBN: 0394539079

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. A best seller and critical success all over the world, The House of the Spirits is the magnificent epic of the Trueba family -- their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, their relations with one another, and their participation in the history of their times, a history that becomes destiny and overtakes them all. View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel; Bogin, Magda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2206029

Condition: Very Good


Ink name to bottom page ridge and front wrapper verso, light general wear. 1993 Mass Market Paperback. 433 pp. Here, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave, and one you will not forget.Esteban -- The patriarch, a volatile and proud man whose lust for land is legendary and who is haunted by his tyrannical passion for the wife he can never completely possess.Clara -- The matriarch, elusive and... View more info

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Zorro: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200693

ISBN: 0060778970

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. English text. Near fine.Near Fine. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 390 pp. English text. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well.Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. Diego learns from his maternal grandmother, White Owl, the ways of her tribe while receiving from his father lessons in the art of fe... View more info

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My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HaperCollinsPublishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200717

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Front bottom right corner of jacket lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 199 pp. Isabel Allende's first memory of Chile is of a house she never knew. The large old house on the Calle Cueto, where her mother was born and which her grandfather evoked so frequently that Isabel felt as if she had lived there, became the protagonist of her first novel, The House of the Spirits. It appears again at the beginning of Allende's playful, seductively compelling memoir My Invented Country, and le... View more info

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Forest of the Pygmies

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200770

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine.Fine. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 296 pp. Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, they head -- with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photography crew -- to the blazing, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approaches their camp in search of his companions who have mysteriously disappeared. Kate, Alexander, Nadia, and their team, agreeing to aid the rescue, ... View more info

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Daughter of Fortune: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200656

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [2], 399 pp. 8vo. Orphaned at birth, Eliza Sommers is raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile, by the well-intentioned Victorian spinster Miss Rose and her more rigid brother Jeremy. Just as she meets and falls in love with the wildly inappropriate Joaquin Andieta, a lowly clerk who works for Jeremy, gold is discovered in the hills of northern California. By 1849, Chileans of every stripe have fallen prey to feverish dreams of wealth. Joaquin takes o... View more info

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The Infinite Plan

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200659

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 382 pp. 8vo. Gregory Reeves, the son of a self-styled preacher, struggles to overcome his childhood of poverty and neglect and to take control of his destiny. By the author of House of the Spirits. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200660

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. 8vo. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Internationally celebrated novelist Isabel Allende has written a magnificent historical novel set at the end of the nineteenth century in Chile -- a marvelous family saga that takes up and continues the story begun in her highly acclaimed Daughter of Fortune. Recounted in the voice of a young woman in search of her roots, Portrait in Sepia is a novel about memory and family secrets. Aurora d... View more info

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Eva Luna (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289831

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 272 pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color frontispiece by Kinuko Craft. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. The fourth nove... View more info

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Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses

By: Allende, Isabel; Sheker, Robert; Llona, Panchita; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperFlamingo: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200694

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket lightly toned. 1998 Hard Cover. 315 pp. New York Times-bestselling author Isabel Allende celebrates the pleasures of the sensual life in this rich, joyful and slyly humorous book, a combination of personal narrative and treasury of erotic lore.Under the aegis of the Goddess of Love, Isabel Allende uses her storytelling skills brilliantly in Aphrodite to evoke the delights of food and sex. After considerable research and study, she has become an authority on aphrodisiacs, which include everything from food and drink to st... View more info

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Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Firebrand: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538310

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning... a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent. View more info