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  • UNTIL THE DAWN'S LIGHT. by Appelfeld, Aharon.
    Appelfeld, Aharon.
    UNTIL THE DAWN'S LIGHT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Schocken, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - In early 1900s Austria, a young Jewish woman converts to Christianity and marries a gentile laborer with disastrous results. Translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green. 231 pp. ISBN: 978-0805241792.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 64368
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  • CONCRETE. by Bernhard, Thomas
    Bernhard, Thomas
    CONCRETE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Fourth novel by this award-winning Austrian writer who has been compared to Kafka and Beckett - translated from the German by David McLintock. 156 pp. ISBN: 0-394-537815.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (creases to front flap of dj, orig price of 12.95 still present.)

    Book ID: 60483
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  • CORRECTION by Bernhard, Thomas
    Bernhard, Thomas
    CORRECTION

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this Austrian writer who has been compared to Kafka and Beckett - Translated from the German by Sophie Wilkins. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-394-41141-2.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a bit of toning to the cream background of the dj, and the endpapers)

    Book ID: 60484
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  • YES. by Bernhard, Thomas (1931-1989)
    Bernhard, Thomas (1931-1989)
    YES.

    Edition: 1st UK edition.

    London: Quartet Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - A short novel by this award-winning Austrian writer, who has been compared to Kafka and who is considered one of the most important voices of post-World-War II Europe. Translated from the German by Ewald Osers. 135 pp. ISBN: 0-7043-27708.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dustjacket (name on front endpaper covered over, but otherwise a clean copy.)

    Book ID: 61654
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  • THE WATCHER AT THE DOOR. by Hall, Geoffrey Holiday.
    Hall, Geoffrey Holiday.
    THE WATCHER AT THE DOOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second suspense novel set in post World War II Europe - "Casey Homes went to Vienna to buy wines for his import-export business but he wound up facing death in the forbidden Russian Zone of Austria." An Inner Sanctum Mystery. 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, a few chips and other minor wear to dj)

    Book ID: 67715
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  • MARIE ANTOINETTE, PRINCESS OF VERSAILLES. by Lasky, Kathryn [Knight.]
    Lasky, Kathryn [Knight.]
    MARIE ANTOINETTE, PRINCESS OF VERSAILLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1769, thirteen year old Maria Antonia, daughter of Empress Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her days at the Austrian court and preparations for her to become queen of France. Illustrated with photographs.A title in the Royal Diaries Series. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-439-076668.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued. All edges gilt.

    Book ID: 53328
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  • LESCHETIZKY AS I KNEW HIM. by [Leschetizky, Theodor; 1830-1915] Newcomb, Ethel (1875-1959).
    [Leschetizky, Theodor; 1830-1915] Newcomb, Ethel (1875-1959).
    LESCHETIZKY AS I KNEW HIM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1921. Hardcover first edition - The American pianist, Ethel Newcomb, lived in Vienna in the late 19th and early 20th century where studied with Theodor Leschetizky from 1895 to 1903. In 1903, she made her debut with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and she worked for Leschetizky as his assistant from 1904 to 1908. This is not a formal biography, but, as she states in the foreword, rather a picture of the musician as a teacher and mentor. vii, 295 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good overall in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, gift inscription on front endpaper dated in 1922. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77468
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  • Morris, Wright.
    SOLO: An American Dreamer in Europe: 1933-1934.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The novelist's account of a year he spent as a young man travelling around Europe - France, Austria, Italy. - in the heart of the Depression, and at a time of political turmoil. He is himself broke and sometimes hungry, but this book is full of humor (including some oddball characters) and the events of that year changed him as a novelist forever. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-06-015165x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33552
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  • MOZART'S LAST ARIA. by Rees, Matt.
    Rees, Matt.
    MOZART'S LAST ARIA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Perennial, (2011). First edition - Historical novel by this award-winning crime writer: "Mozart's estranged sister stumbles into a world of soaring music, burning passion, and mortal danger while attempting to uncover the truth about her brother's suspicious death." 279 pp. Issued as a trade paperback original.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59632
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  • THE RIGHT HAND OF SLEEP. by Wray, John.
    Wray, John.
    THE RIGHT HAND OF SLEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001 dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel , set in 1938 Austria as Hitler is marching in. SIGNED on title page. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-379-406514.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53075
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