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Modern German Literature 1880-1950

By: Bithell, Jethro

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1968

Edition: 3rd Revised Edition

Book ID: SCW11989

Condition: Good


BC1 - A hard cover 3rd revised edition book in good+ condition. A tight, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some blue ink underlining on pages 63 and 64 plus there is extensive underlining in red ink on pages 110 through 122 plus there are two spots of cloth separation from the board on the front (about 0.25"x1" and 0.75"x1.75") plus there is some light bumping of the right corners of the front board. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some edge wear and chipping along the top ... View more info

Modern German Literature, 1880-1950

By: Bithell, Jethro

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1963

Book ID: EC14024BB

Condition: Good


AU2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has price clipped, label on the spine and taped label on the back, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, inside flaps taped twice on the top and bottom to the book cover, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has rubbing on the cover edges, library stamping on the page edges and contents page with pencil writing, tape stains on the top and bottom of the loose endpapers, cardholder adhered on the front loose endpaper, label with some stains on the title page and copyright page, lightly water soiled on the first few pages, discoloration,... View more info

Group Portrait with Lady

By: Boll, Heinrich

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Companies, The: 1973

Edition: Later Printing

Book ID: SCW04783

ISBN: 0070064237

Condition: Good


CG4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light edge wear on the bottom board edges plus some soiling on the right outside paper edges plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and back endapapr plus some soiling on the inside board surfaces from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued down to the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus there is staining of the front & back endflaps from where there were glued down to the boards. A novel abo... View more info

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

By: Boll, Heinrich

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1975

Edition: 5th Printing

Book ID: SCW04801

ISBN: 0070064253

Condition: Good


BV3 - A hard cover 5th printing withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black vinyl covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and gold graphics against a red background on the front plus graphics blind stamped on the front with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light edge wear on the top spine edge and bottom spine edge and board edges plus the book is slightly shelf cocked plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page, and back endpaper plus there is residue (about 3.25"... View more info

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

By: Boll, Heinrich

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1976

Book ID: SCW13302

ISBN: 0070064296

Condition: Good


BV3 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with clear platic lamination applied to the covers plus there is some very, very light yellowing of the spione plus there are the usual library marks, lable, stamp, and pocket on the spine, the copyright page, and the back endpaper. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz. A mystery in which the killer is named at the beginning and the story leads the rea... View more info

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After the Fires: Recent Writing in the Germanies, Austria, and Switzerland

By: Demetz, Peter

Price: $2.50

Publisher: San Diego, California, USA, Harvest Books/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1992

Book ID: SCW12058

ISBN: 0156028921

Condition: Very Good


BX1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a small patch (about 1") on the right edge of the front cover plus there is some light scattered scuffing on the back cover. A book about the German language literature and literary trends of the post-war Germanies and the other major German-speaking countries Switzerland and Austria. The author places special emphasis on the social, political, and economic developments in each country and how these affected writers and literature... View more info

Daniel of the Blossoming Valley: Daniel Von Dem Bluhenden Tal

By: Der Stricker

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Garland Publishing: 1990

Book ID: SCW11059

ISBN: 0824015150

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and gold lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear. Illustrated with black and white reproductions. This is a title in the publisher's Garland Library of Medieval Literature series. Translated from the German by Michael Resler. An english translation of what is probably the first original, freely invented Arthurian romance in the German tradition. View more info

The Assignment: Or on the Observing of the Observer of the Observers (International Ser.)

By: Durrenmatt, Friedrich

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage International/Random House: 1989

Book ID: SCW08331

ISBN: 0679722335

Condition: Good


BX5 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated black wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very light scattered surface chipping on the front cover. Translated from the German by Joel Agee. A novella about a woman filmmaker who accepts an assignment to the Al-Hakim ruins to investigate the rape and murder of the wife of a psychiatrist. It is in an an unnamed Arab country. She finds herself becoming the central character in a deepening mystery when she becomes involved in a labyrinthine quest for an elusive... View more info

History of the German Novel

By: Emmel, Hildegard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Wayne State University Press: 1984

Book ID: EC21127BB

ISBN: 0814317707

Condition: Very Good


CN5 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has light wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges and corners, taped label on the spine, inside flaps taped to the book cover, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloration and shelf wear. English-language edition prepared by Ellen Summerfield. The original edition of this work appeared in three volumes as Geschichte des deutschen Romans, copyright 1972, 1975, 1978 by Francke Verlag, Berne and Munic... View more info

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The Innerworld of the Outerworld of the Innerworld

By: Handke, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Continuum Books/Seabury Press: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW07728

ISBN: 0816491941

Condition: Good


CH5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with black lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is browning of the paper edges and yellowing of the paper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front and back sides of the front endpaper, and half title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus the endflaps are glued to the inside su... View more info

The Quest of 20th Century German Literature

By: Horst, Karl August

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC18372BB

Condition: Very Good


AX5 - Dust jacket mylar protected, wrinkling, crease, labels, inside flaps taped to the book cover and its corners trimmed, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), tape stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

Literature of East Germany

By: Huebener, Theodore

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07030

ISBN: 0804424012

Condition: Good


BW5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray cloth covered boards with red lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light tape staining on the outside board surfaces, inside surface of the front board, and front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped down to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps on the right and bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front board, front endpaper, and title page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear ... View more info

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Kommt ein Mann ins Zimmer (Man Walks into a Room)

By: Krauss, Nicole

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Rowohlt Verlag GmbH: 2006

Edition: German Language Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: FL0051

ISBN: 349803524X

Condition: Very Good


A5 - A German language edition hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. Text in German. This is the author's first novel. The story begins when a thirty-six year old popular Columbia University English professor is found wandering in the Nevada desert. His wife comes to bring him home they discover that he has a small brain tumor. The tumor is removed in order to save his life but the result is that he seems to remember nothing of his life beyond ... View more info

The Bird Is A Raven

By: Lebert, Benjamin; Constantine, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2006

Book ID: SCW12998

Condition: Very Good


BZ2 - A first American edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (mass market paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light blue paper wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. Translated from the German by Peter Constantine. A novel about the plight of young people in contemporary Germany. The main character is on a train trip to Berlin. A fellow passenger, with whom he is sharing his sleeper car, insists on telling about a love triangle he was drawn into. By the author of "Crazy." 110p. View more info

Novellentheorie: The Practicality of the Theoretical

By: LoCicero, Donald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hague, Netherlands, Mouton & Co.: 1970

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Book ID: SCW11557

Condition: Good


BC5 - A first trade paperback edition book in good+ condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in light green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some slight yellowing along the spine and around the edges of the covers plus there is some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. A book that examines the three major theories of the Novelle form in German literature, those of Goethe, Teck, and Heyse, from the standpoint of their historical origin and their applicability to the actual works in the genre. The author also includes a dis... View more info

Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band IV 1960)

By: Martini, Fritz; Muller-Seidel, Walter; Zeller, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner Verlag: 1960

Book ID: EC12373BB

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band IV 1960) DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on some edges and corners, bumped on some corners, tanning and water spotting on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwies very good. Book has bumped corners, foxing on the top, tanning and some stains on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Text in German. Im Auftrag Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft Herausgegeben Von Fritz Martini, Walter Muller-Seidel, Bernhard Zeller. 4. Jahrgang 1960. View more info

Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band V 1961)

By: Martini, Fritz; Muller-Seidel, Walter; Zeller, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner Verlag: 1961

Book ID: EC12374BB

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band V 1961) DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on some edges and corners, tanning on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwies very good. Book has some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Text in German. Im Auftrag Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft Herausgegeben Von Fritz Martini, Walter Muller-Seidel, Bernhard Zeller. 5. Jahrgang 1961. View more info

Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band VI 1962)

By: Martini, Fritz; Muller-Seidel, Walter; Zeller, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner Verlag: 1962

Book ID: EC12375BB

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band VI 1962) DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on some edges and corners, tanning on the spine and lightly on the edges and sides, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwies very good. Book has some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Text in German. Im Auftrag Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft Herausgegeben Von Fritz Martini, Walter Muller-Seidel, Bernhard Zeller. 6. Jahrgang 1962. View more info

Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band VIII 1964)

By: Martini, Fritz; Muller-Seidel, Walter; Zeller, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner Verlag: 1964

Book ID: EC12377BB

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band VIII 1964) DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwies very good. Book has some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Text in German. Im Auftrag Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft Herausgegeben Von Fritz Martini, Walter Muller-Seidel, Bernhard Zeller. 8. Jahrgang 1964. View more info

Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band IX 1965)

By: Martini, Fritz; Muller-Seidel, Walter; Zeller, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner Verlag: 1965

Book ID: EC12378BB

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - Jahrbuch Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft (Band IX 1965) DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges and corners, small peeling on the back bottom left corner, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwies very good. Book has some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Text in German. Im Auftrag Der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft Herausgegeben Von Fritz Martini, Walter Muller-Seidel, Bernhard Zeller. 9. Jahrgang 1965. View more info