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  • DISSONANT VOICES IN SOVIET LITERATURE. by Blake, Patricia and Max Hayward, editors.
    Blake, Patricia and Max Hayward, editors.
    DISSONANT VOICES IN SOVIET LITERATURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of stories, essays, and poems showing the other face of post-revolutionary Russian writing. "Slightly more than half" of the material was included in the "Partisan Review: Dissonant Voices in Soviet Literature Number 3-4, Volume XXVIII, 1961" but this includes revisions and much additional material. Includes "M. Ts." and the poem "Without Love" by Boris Pasternak, as well as contributions from Sergei Esenin, Isaac Babel, Alexander Grin, Evgeni Zamyatin, Julia Neiman, Evgeni Evtushenko, Ilya Ehrenburg and others. Introduction by Max Hayward on Soviet Literature, 1917-1962. Also includes brief introductions to each selection. References to original Russian sources. xlii, 308 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookplate, some crinkling to the top of the dj spine)

    Book ID: 68228
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  • GREAT STORIES OF HEROISM AND ADVENTURE. by Crane, Stephen; introduction by David Halberstam
    Crane, Stephen; introduction by David Halberstam
    GREAT STORIES OF HEROISM AND ADVENTURE.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Platt & Munk, (1967.) dj. Hardcover - A collection of twelve stories - including the short Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage, and The Open Boat -especially prepared for young readers. Introduction by David Halberstam. Biographical sketch of Crane. x, 502 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (edgewear to dj.).

    Book ID: 57447
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  • THE MAGIC OF BLOOD by Gilb, Dagoberto
    Gilb, Dagoberto
    THE MAGIC OF BLOOD

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - ARC for the first trade paperback printing of this young Chicano author's second book, a collection of short stories (including eight stories which originally appeared in his first book, 'Winners on the Pass Line"), mostly set in Los Angeles or the Southwest, and a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner award. SIGNED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with four etchings and lithographs by Luis Jimenez (on title page and as headpieces). 288 pp. 288 pp .

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to upper corner of back cover)

    Book ID: 67168
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  • Gilb, Dagoberto
    THE MAGIC OF BLOOD

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - ARC for the first trade paperback printing of this young Chicano author's second book, a collection of short stories (including eight stories which originally appeared in his first book, 'Winners on the Pass Line"), mostly set in Los Angeles or the Southwest, and a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner award. INSCRIBED on the title page. Illustrated with four etchings and lithographs by Luis Jimenez (on title page and as headpieces). 288 pp. 288 pp .

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 11133
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  • Hughes, Langston.
    THE LANGSTON HUGHES READER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: George Braziller, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - The selected writings of the man whom Carl Van Vechten called "the Negro Poet Laureate". One of the most important figures of the Harlem Renaissance, he wrote poet, plays, novels, autobiography, drama, short stories, articles and more. This book contains a generous selection of his work in all categories and includes some new material not previously published in book form. 501 pp plus a 1 pp bibliography.

    Condition: Very good in a poor dust jacket (tattered - in 3 pieces - front cover, front flap separated - with edgewear, chipping, peeled spot on front, loss of about 1/2 inch at bottom of spine)

    Book ID: 39431
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  • THE LANGSTON HUGHES READER. by Hughes, Langston.
    Hughes, Langston.
    THE LANGSTON HUGHES READER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: George Braziller, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - The selected writings of the man whom Carl Van Vechten called "the Negro Poet Laureate". One of the most important figures of the Harlem Renaissance, he wrote poet, plays, novels, autobiography, drama, short stories, articles and more. This book contains a generous selection of his work in all categories and includes some new material not previously published in book form. 501 pp plus a 1 pp bibliography.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (ends of spine bumped, dj missing about 1cm at top of spine)

    Book ID: 41650
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