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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of m... View more info

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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History (Armed Services Edition 750)

By: Steinbeck, John; Gannett, Lewis

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Armed Services, Inc. / The Council on Books in Wartime: 1936

Seller ID: 2206843

Condition: Good


A few creases on front wrapper along spine, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1936 Soft Cover. 285, [1] pp. Oblong, printed wrappers. A reissue of Steinbeck's first novel, released for distribution to members of the United States Armed Services during World War II. Cup of Gold: A life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History (1929) was John Steinbeck's first novel, a work of historical fiction based loosely on the life and death of privateer ... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem inte... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John; Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276031

ISBN: 0895773872

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Hard Cover. 445, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the G... View more info

The Religion of Man: Being the Hibbert Lectures for 1930

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 1522087

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 239 pp. Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a Bengali polymath. As a poet, novelist, musician, and playwright, he reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As author of Gitanjali and its profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, in 1913 being the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, Tagore was perhaps th... View more info

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Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2198329

Condition: Good


Address label on front paste-down endpaper, ink note on front endpaper.Jacket toned, front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker on front jacket flap. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 578 pp. This was first published in 1936 in keeping with Tagore's wish for an anthology. But the title of the original was really a misnomer as the works compiled were selected not collected. The poems and plays collected are translations from the Bengali. CONTENT... View more info

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The Sorrow Gondola [Sorgegondolen] (Green Integer 177)

By: Transtromer, Tomas; McGriff, Michael; Grassl, Mikaela

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Green Integer: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267099

ISBN: 1933382449

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on half-title page. 2010 Small Hard Cover. 71 pp. Dual text in Swedish and English. The Sorrow Gondola was the great Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer's first collection of poems after his stroke in 1990. Translated by Michael McGriff, Tranströmer's great work is available in its first single-volume English edition. Tomas Tranströmer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011. View more info

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Omeros

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261495

ISBN: 0374523509

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. A poem in five books, of circular narrative design, titled with the Greek name for Homer, which simultaneously charts two currents of history: the visible history charted in events -- the tribal losses of the American Indian, the tragedy of African enslavement -- and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile. View more info

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Niels Bohr Collected Works Volume 5: The Emergence of Quantum Mechanics (Mainly 1924-1926)

By: [Bohr, Niels]; Rudinger, Erik; Stolzenburg, Klaus

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: North-Holland Physics Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1773895

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 528 pp. 4to. Black cloth, silver titles. A collection of theoretical papers, in the original German with English translations, by one of the scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project. These papers establish important ideas about atomic theory and quantum mechanics when these concepts were at the foundational stage. Also includes correspondence between Bohr and other scientists, including Charles Darwin's gran... View more info