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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 LITTLE BOOK. by Edwards, Selden.
    Edwards, Selden.
    THE LITTLE BOOK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one he began as a young English teacher in 1974, and continued to layer and refine the manuscript until its completion in 2007. "The exiled scion of a prominent Boston banking family, forty-seven-year-old Wheeler Burden is living in 1988 San Francisco until he is mysteriously transported to fin de sicle Vienna, a city that he finds strangely familiar, where he finds a mentor in Sigmund Freud, falls in love with a young American woman, and gains insight into the war-hero father he never knew." SIGNED on the title page. With a reported first printing of 100,000 copies, this ARC is much more uncommon. 398 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps in a fine slipcase.

    Book ID: 83715
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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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  • 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. In 2007, Wray was named by Granta magazine as one of America's best novelists and this title was both a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times best books of the year. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-379-406514.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53075
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