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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... 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BV3 - A hard cover 5th printing withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition.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 stam... 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BV3 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition.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. Trans... View more info

Kafka's Other Trial: The Letters to Felice

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Schocken Books: 1988

Book ID: SCW12512

ISBN: 0805207058

Condition: Very Good


CA4 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library label, stamp, and pocket on the spine, the copyright page, and the inside surface of the back cover. A book that examines the letters of Franz Kafka to his fiancée Felice Bauer for their insights into the writer's life and art. The author... View more info

Penguin Island

By: France, Anatole

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Leete's Island Books: 1981

Book ID: SCW11577

ISBN: 0918172098

Condition: Very Good


BD2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the front cover up towards the top right corner plus there is some very, very light creasing along the front spine edges plus there is some light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the free edges of the covers plus there is some very light label staining on the back cover plus the original owner's name has been marked out with large bl... View more info

The Man of Property and Indian Summer of a Forsyte

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Book ID: SCW03910

Condition: Very Good


BU3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color and black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover plus the original owner's name in blue ink on the front endpaper. This is the first volume in the author's family saga "The Forsyte Chronicles." The story of a man, his beautiful wife and her lover. The passions created by this triangle touch off a series of events that... View more info

The Autumn of the Patriarch

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperPerennial/Harper Collins Publishers: 1991

Book ID: SCW00820

ISBN: 0060919639

Condition: Very Good


BX5 - A trade paperback in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor shelf wear overall that includes some light creasing to the front cover. The central character is a composite of Trujillos, Batistas, and Somozas. He is a genius at the barren politics of survival and is capable and guilty of the most savage brutality. He has become a lonely monster who shuffles through his palace every night checking the locks, looking for assassins and ... View more info

The Autumn of the Patriarch

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1977

Book ID: SCW01831

ISBN: 0380017741

Condition: Good


BX5 - A mass market paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light creasing of the spine plus some yellowing of the paper edges plus some light foxing of the inside of the covers. The portrait of a monstrous Cribbean tyrant. He was concieved in a storm of blubottle flies, born in a convent doorway, gifted at birth with huge deformed feet and given an impossibly long life. By an author n... View more info

The Paper Men

By: Golding, William

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1984

Book ID: SCW06992

ISBN: 0374526397

Condition: Very Good


BD1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light creasing on the spine. The main character is a hard-drinking, egotistical, talented and successful novelist. The writer is aimlessly roaming around Europe while having a nervous breakdown and the story revolves around a biographer who is following him to get his life story. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize for ... View more info

The Paper Men

By: Golding, William

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1984

Book ID: SCW13605

ISBN: 0374526397

Condition: Very Good


BD1 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. The main character is a hard-drinking, egotistical, talented and successful novelist. The writer is aimlessly roaming around Europe while having a nervous breakdown and the story revolves around a biographer who is following him to get his life story. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. By the author ... View more info

The Meeting at Telgte

By: Grass, Gunter

Price: $2.00

Publisher: San Diego, California, USA, Harcourt Trade Publishers: 1981

Book ID: SCW05209

ISBN: 0151585881

Condition: Good


BU1 - A hard cover later printing withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with silver lettering and graphics on the spine and a large silver graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the front freepaper, title page, and top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has b... View more info

Midaq Alley The Thief and the Dogs Miramar

By: Mahfouz, Naguib

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1989

Book ID: SCW11815

Condition: Good


BX5 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated gray and green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine plus there is some very light fading along the right edge of the back cover plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the top spine edge and at the corners plus there is some scattered very light rubbing on the front cover plus there is some light yellowing of... View more info

Beloved

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Plume Books: 1988

Book ID: SCW00174

ISBN: 0452264464

Condition: Very Good


BX6 - A trade paperback in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. A profoundly affecting chronicle of slavery and its aftermath. The author is a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the Nobel Prize for Literature. This book is the basis for the film by the same name. 275p. View more info

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Sula

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Plume/Penguin Books: 1982

Book ID: SCW00960

ISBN: 0452263492

Condition: Very Good


BG3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. The lives of two black heroines, from their growing up together in a small Ohio town, through their sharply divergent paths of womanhood, to their ultimate confrontation and reconciliation. One stays, marries, raises a family and becomes a pillar of the black commumity. T... View more info

Jazz

By: Morrison, Toni (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Dutton/Plume: 1993

Book ID: SCW02408

ISBN: 0452269652

Condition: Very Good


CA1 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps wtih only very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Plume Contemporary Fiction series. A story set in the 1920's Harlem scene and the great migration North. It is about a love triangle and its tragic ending. It is also a story of passion, jealousy, murder and redemption, of sex and spirituality, of slavery and liberation, of country and city, of... View more info

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

By: Pasternak, Boris

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Hallmark Cards, Inc.: 1967

Book ID: SCW03236

Condition: Very Good


BD4 - A hard cover book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated paper covered boards with pictoral endpapers with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of poems attributed to Yuri Zhivago, the title character of the author's novel "Doctor Zhivago." Pasternak wrote the poetry to be an integral part of the book. The author was noted for his poetry as well as his fiction. Translated from the Russian by Eugene M. Kayden. Illustra... View more info

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

By: Pasternak, Boris

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Hallmark Crown Editions: 1971

Book ID: SCW11365

ISBN: 0875291058

Condition: Good


BD4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some heavy tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps on the front and back free endpapers plus there is a patch of paper residue (about 2.5"x3.5") on the back free endpaper from a library pocket removed during the library's withdrawal process p... View more info

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Meshugah

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW01114

ISBN: 0374208476

Condition: Very Good


CB2 - An as new, tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. The dust jacket is in very good+ condition with very minor overall shelf wear in the form of very, very light rubbing. This is the story of Holocaust survivors in New York in the early 1950s and their narrator. He is a magazine writer who finds himself in love with a young woman simultaneously in love with another, older man and Holocaust s... View more info

The Manor

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW03333

Condition: Very Good


BU4 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the front and gold and black lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket is in good+ condition with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light edge wear mainly around the spine top and bottom edges plus a closed tear (ab... View more info

The Manor

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Book ID: SCW06661

Condition: Good


BU4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the front and gold and black lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some yellowing on the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket is in good+ condition with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light edge wear and chipping mainly around the spine top and bottom edges plus the front endflap is clipped plus there are boo... View more info