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East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon [Norwegian Folk Tales]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276835

Condition: Good


Shallow chip from spine head, spine a bit faded, ink gift note mostly erased on front endpaper, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1924 Hard Cover. 248 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board, black stamped titles. Black-and-white frontispiece and illustrations by Frances Brundage. A collection of Norwegian folk tales. Includes: East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon; The Three Princesses of Whiteland; Buttercup; Dapplegrim; Why the Bear ... View more info

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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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The Molsians: The Brave Feats and Wise Deeds of the Inhabitants of Mols

By: Blaedel, Niels (Retold by); Warren, Dennis (Translated by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rhodos: 1983

Seller ID: 2196700

ISBN: 8774968874

Condition: Near Fine


1983 Soft Cover. 68 pp. Retold by Niels Blaedel. Illustrated by Axel Mathiesen. Translated by Dennis Warren. With a postscript by Iorn Pio. Stories of the Molsians. Includes color and black and white illustrations. View more info

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Victoria

By: Hamsun, Knut

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sun & Moon: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2195441

ISBN: 1557131775

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Light foxing to page ridge edge. 2000 Trade Paperback. Arthur Koestler called this book One of the greatest love stories of world literature. This is the beautiful, powerful and simple story of young love, between Johannes, the miller`s son, and Victoria, daughter of the lord of the manor. View more info

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Smilla's Sense of Snow

By: Hoeg, Peter; Nunnally, Tiina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274103

ISBN: 0374266441

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. 453 pp. Translated from the Danish by Tiina Nunnally. It happened in the Copenhagen snow. A six-year-old boy, a Greenlander like Smilla, fell to his death from the top of his apartment building. While the boy's body is still warm, the police pronounce his death an accident. But Smilla knows her young neighbor didn't fall from the roof on his own. Soon she is following a path of clues as clear to her as foot... View more info

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Ghosts & Two Other Plays (Everyman's Library 552)

By: Ibsen, Henrik [Johan]; Sharp, R. Farquharson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203184

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Lacks jacket. 1911 Hard Cover. x, 247 pp. Three plays (The Warriors at Helgeland; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People) by the author of A Doll's House, translated with an introduction by R. Farquharson Sharp. View more info

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The Marriage Feast

By: Lagerkvist, Par

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 1973

Seller ID: 2196748

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1973 Trade Paperback. This collection of stories written over a period of more than thirty years shows the deep seriousness and astonishing versatility of Par Lagerkvist's imagination. From the commonplace charm of the title story, to the searing futuristic satire of The Children's Campaign, to the disquieting fantasy of The Lift That Went Down to Hell, we see that Lagerkvist admits no settled boundaries between fact and fable. View more info

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The Atom Station

By: Laxness, Halldor; Magnusson, Magnus (Translator)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949923

Condition: Very Good


First edition of the English translation. Includes original jacket. Endpapers faintly foxed, jacket toned with minimal biopredation along edges.Very Good. 1961 Hard Cover. vi, 201, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel by the winner of the 1955 Nobel Prize for Literature, and a landmark in Icelandic fiction, being the first novel published in Iceland to sell its entire initial print run on the day of publication. The story is set amidst the British occupation of Iceland during World War ... View more info

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Further

By: Posse-Brazdova, Amelie; Napier, Claude (Translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1817167

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine stained & toned, page ridges and front & end matter lightly foxed. 1938 Hard Cover. x, 388 pp. Original green cloth, gilt stamped titles. An English translation of the 1936 Swedish novel Vidare, by the author known for her work against Nazism during World War II. View more info

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The Natives of Hemso

By: Strindberg, August

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Liveright: 1973

Seller ID: 2277415

ISBN: 087140284X

Condition: Good


Rubbed, ink name on endpaper. 1973 Trade Paperback. Written in 1887, this classic folk novel of the farmers and fishermen on the Swedish island of Hemso is one of Strindberg's best. View more info

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Days of Loneliness

By: Strindberg, August; Paulson, Arvid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phaedra Inc. Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2098867

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Edges faded, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1971 Trade Paperback. vii, 93 pp. A novella originally published in 1903 as Ensam, which translates as 'Alone'. It was not translated into English until 1971, when Arvid Paulson released a translation through Phaedra (the edition offered here). From the preface: 'Containing a series of observations and meditations on human happiness and grief, frailties and vanities, Strindberg paints a canvas fi... View more info

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Three Plays By August Strindberg: The Father; Miss Julia; Easter (Penguin Classics)

By: Strindberg, August; Watts, Peter (Translator)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1977

Seller ID: 1513074

Condition: Very Good


Ink notes in front matter. 1977 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. The three plays in this volume focus on the tumultuous relationships between men and women, whether they are father and daughter, brother and sister or lovers. Miss Julie is a ruthlessly realistic depiction of an upper class woman's seduction of a servant, emphasizing the differences and the antagonism between them. In The Father, a man is brought to madness and driven out of his home by the suspicion that hi... View more info

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Grimms' Fairy Tales & Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: The Brothers Grimm; Andersen, Hans Christian; Lucas, E.V.; Crane, Lucy; Edwardes, Marian; Paull, Mrs. H.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260748

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Front hinge of Andersen volume loosening, frontispiece loose but included. Boards a bit rubbed, ink doodles on front and rear blanks of both volumes. 1945 Hard Cover. Color illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Arthur Szyk. Great illustrated editions of some of the most important fairy tales ever to be written. View more info

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Grimms' Fairy Tales & Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: The Brothers Grimm; Andersen, Hans Christian; Lucas, E.V.; Crane, Lucy; Edwardes, Marian; Paull, Mrs. H.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 2271937

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Owner bookplate on front flyleaf of each volume, boards lightly rubbed. 1945 Hard Cover. 373; 343 pp. 8vo. Color illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Arthur Szyk. Great illustrated editions of some of the most important fairy tales ever to be written. View more info

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Kristin Lavransdatter: The Bridal Wreath, The Mistress of Husaby, The Cross

By: Undset, Sigrid; Archer, Charles; Scott, J.S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262802

Condition: Very Good


Very good books in good slipcase. Slipcase repaired along top edges, edges rubbed. Spines lightly soiled, ink name on front endpaper of each. 1946 Hard Cover. 1043, i pp. Three 8vo volumes, paginated continuously. A historical novel in three parts, depicting Scandinavian life during the Middle Ages, by the Norwegian author and winner of the 1928 Nobel Prize in Literature. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sigrid Undset (20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949) was a Norwegian novelist who was awar... View more info