Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Literature Prize

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Spanish-speaking world, has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for literature.  Read more from the BBC News

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Featured Hermann Hesse Titles (1st Ed., Demian, Reflections & Siddhartha)

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1 HESSE, Hermann and MANN, Thomas. Hesse / Mann Letters: The Correspondence of Hermann Hesse and Thomas Mann, 1910-1955.
NY: Harper & Row, 1975 0060106425 / 9780060106423 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edited by Anni Carlsson and Volker Michels. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First printing. Very good in a very good (edge worn and age toned) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 HESSE, Hermann. Autobiographical Writings.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1973 0374107335 / 9780374107338 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edited, and with an introduction, by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated from the German by Denver Lindley. Second printing thus. Near fine in a near fine (trace age toning to edges, corner crease to rear flap) dust jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 HESSE, Hermann. Autobiographical Writings.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1972 0374107335 / 9780374107338 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edited, and with an introduction, by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated from the German by Denver Lindley. First printing thus. Near fine in a near fine (tiny chip in upper corner of rear panel, light vertical crease to front flap) dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 HESSE, Hermann. Autobiographical Writings.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1972 037410733 5 / 9780374107338 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edited, and with an introduction, by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated from the German by Denver Lindley. First printing thus. Brief gift inscription on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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View Image 5 HESSE, Hermann. Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair’s Youth.
NY: Harper & Row, 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Introduction by Thomas Mann. Translated from the German by Michael Roloff and Michael Lebeck. First edition thus. Very good in a very good (age toning along the spine and edges) dust jacket. ; 174 pages
Price: 95.00 USD
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6 HESSE, Hermann. Der Steppenwolf.
Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1961 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Text is in German. A later printing. Brief gift inscription on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear) dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 HESSE, Hermann. Gertrude.
NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First printing. Offsetting to paste-downs, else very good in a very good (one short closed edge tear) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 HESSE, Hermann. Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi).
NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969 0030818516 / 9780030818516 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. First edition thus. Gift inscription on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good (minor shelf wear, one small chip) dust jacket.
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 HESSE, Hermann. Knulp: Three Tales from the Life of Knulp.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1971 0374182167 / 9780374182168 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First edition thus. Upper corner of front board slightly bumped, else fine in a near fine (light vertical crease to front flap) dust jacket. A clean, attractive copy.
Price: 150.00 USD
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View Image 10 HESSE, Hermann. Reflections.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1974 0374248591 / 9780374248598 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Selected from his books and letters by Volker Michels. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First edition. Hint of foxing to fore edge, else near fine in a near fine (one light corner crease to each flap) dust jacket.
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 HESSE, Hermann. Reflections.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1974 0374248591 / 9780374248598 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Selected from his books and letters by Volker Michels. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First edition. About fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 HESSE, Hermann. Rosshalde.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1970 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First printing thus. Very good in a very good (considerable amount of rubbing on both panels) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 HESSE, Hermann. Rosshalde.
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1970 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. First printing thus. Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 HESSE, Hermann. Siddhartha.
Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1964 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Text is in German. A later printing. Previous owner’s name on front paste-down, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 HESSE, Hermann. Siddhartha.
NY: New Directions, 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket
Part of The New Classics Series. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First American edition. Very good in a good second issue (surface and edge worn with a few small chips, large chip at the crown of the spine extending to the upper corner of the rear panel, lower corner of front flap is clipped – upper corner retains the $1.75 price) dust jacket. Dust jacket design by Alvin Lustig.
Price: 200.00 USD
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View Image 16 HESSE, Hermann. Siddhartha.
NY: New Directions, 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket
Number 34 in The New Classics Series. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First American edition. Very good in a very good second issue (minor edge wear, a bit faded along the spine) dust jacket with the $1.75 price in the lower corner of the front flap. Dust jacket design by Alvin Lustig. ; 153 pages
Price: 200.00 USD
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Requiem for a Nun by William Faulkner (1st Ed., 1951)

 

Requiem for a Nun.Author Name: FAULKNER, William.

Title: Requiem for a Nun.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Random House, 1951

First edition (not stated), first state with gray top edge. Previous owner’s book-plate on front paste-down, uniform age toning to page edges, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear, faded along the spine) first state ($3.00 price and M. McKnight Kauffer misspelling on front flap) dust jacket. ; 286 pages

Price = 100.00 USD

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“Intruder in the Dust” by William Faulkner (1st Printing)

Intruder in the Dust.

Author Name: FAULKNER, William.

Title: Intruder in the Dust.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Random House, 1948

First printing. Previous owner’s book-plate on front paste-down, else very good in a very good (small chip at the base of the spine, minor edge wear, age toning along the spine and on rear panel, light vertical crease to front flap) dust jacket.; 247 pages

Price = 125.00 USD

 

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Mueller wins Nobel literary prize

German author Herta Mueller has been awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature, the academy in Stockholm has announced.

The Romanian-born writer follows last year’s French winner Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, while British writer Doris Lessing won in 2007.

Mueller, born in 1953, is renowned for her depiction of the harsh conditions under Nicolae Ceausescu’s regime.

She said she was “stunned and still cannot believe it”.

Read more over at the BBC NEWS.

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As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner (1st Ed.)

As I Lay Dying.Author Name: FAULKNER, William.

Title: As I Lay Dying.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1958

First edition thus. Previous owner’s name and date on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good dust jacket.

Price = 50.00 USD

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Hermann Hesse: Siddhartha (First American Edition)

Siddhartha.Author Name: HESSE, Hermann.

Title: Siddhartha.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: New Directions, 1951

Number 34 in The New Classics Series. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First American edition. Very good in a very good second issue (minor edge wear, a bit faded along the spine) dust jacket with the $1.75 price in the lower corner of the front flap. Dust jacket design by Alvin Lustig. ; 153 pages

Price = 200.00 USD

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