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  • The Island of the Day Before. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver by Eco, Umberto
    Eco, Umberto
    The Island of the Day Before. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver

    Edition: First paper edition

    New York: Penguin, 1996. Card covers with flaps. VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. ; Octavo 0140259198

    Book ID: 53076
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  • BARANSKI, Zygmunt G. and Lino Pertile , editors
    THE NEW ITALIAN NOVEL

    Edition: First Canadian edtition

    University of Toronto Press, 1997. Octavo. Maroon card covers. 261 pp. Near fine, no owner names or text marks. "... each chapter [is] written by an Italian specialist [with] a full introduction setting the novelists in their historical and cultural context, 'The New Italian Novel' is essential reading for anyone wanting an English introduction to the best of Italian writing." - rear cover. 0802080804

    Book ID: 27432
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  • NEUMANN, Alfred
    THE REBELS (Die Rebellen). Translated by Huntley Paterson.

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Heinemann, 1929. Black cloth. Foxing to top page edges and lightly to rear endpapers; ink name to front free endpaper; else fine. Cream jacket has nicks to tips of bit tanned spine; lesser tanning to panels, flap folds; VG o/w. A psychological historical novel by this noted German author. "The background is that period of Italian history in which the way was being prepared for the revival of Italian unity by the revolutionary activities of the Carbonari, the mysterious secret society to which the French Emperor Napoleon III belonged as a young man." (jacket flap).

    Book ID: 3914
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  • TROLLOPE, T. Adolphus
    THE SEALED PACKET: a novel [Giulio Malatesta]

    Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, no date, 1874. Octavo, original light brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt, dark brown endpapers. pp [2]. (17)-407, [1], (16, catalogue), [2]. Bit of wear to ends of lightly darkened spine; crease title leaf; small hole to pp 30-33 with loss of a few words; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. Presumed first US edition, ca 187-, of GIULIO MALATESTA (London, 1874). Like many of his novels, set in Italy, where he lived most of his life. Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1810-92), was the elder brother of Anthonly Trollope. He was prolific and was a good writer, unustly neglected today. The present edition is scarce.

    Book ID: 42022
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  • De' Sommi, Leone
    THE THREE SISTERS. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Donald Beecher & Massimo Ciavolla

    Edition: First of this edition

    Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1993. Octavo, 131 pp. Card covers. Fine copy, no owner names. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation 14. Italian. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. 0919473814

    Book ID: 30899
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  • ALFIERI, Vittorio
    THE TRAGEDIES OF VITTORIO ALFIERI: complete including his posthumous works. Translated from the Italian. Edited by Edward Alfred Bowring...VOLUME I ONLY

    London: George Bell, 1876. Volume I (of II). Maroon cloth. pp xviii+580 + 24 pp catalogue. Bohn's Standard Library edition. p. 134 has some ink notations in the upper margin, VG clean and unworn otherwise. Contains: Philip - Polynices - Antigone - Virginia - Agamemnon - Orestes - Rosmunda - Octavia - Timoleon - Merope - Mary Stuart. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50711
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  • MORAVIA, Alberto
    THE TWO OF US. Translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson. (proof copy)

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1972. Advance uncorrected proof in orange card covers. Corner nicks at head of spine, light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Scarce in this advance issue.

    Book ID: 2226
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  • THE USES OF LITERATURE:essays. Translated by Patrick Creagh by CALVINO, Italo
    CALVINO, Italo
    THE USES OF LITERATURE:essays. Translated by Patrick Creagh

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harcourrt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. Cloth & boards. Remainder stripe to top page edges, else fine in a VG+ jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52953
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  • RITCHIE, Leitch
    TRAVELLING SKETCHES in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine. With Twenty-Six Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield.

    London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. Octavo, original publisher's red sheep decorated in blind and gilt, with spine lettering stating "Heath's Picturesque Annual 1832", cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 256, [2] pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispiece and engraved title, wi th tissue guard, inserted before the letterpress title. 24 steel engravings with tissue guards inserted in text. All plates present (26 in all). The roan binding is scuffed to the edges of the boards and to the joints; frontispiece and engraved title (which is headed "Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832") are foxed and yellowed; the other plates all have some foxing to the margins and blank sides, but only a small minority have any foxing…

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    London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. Octavo, original publisher's red sheep decorated in blind and gilt, with spine lettering stating "Heath's Picturesque Annual 1832", cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 256, [2] pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispiece and engraved title, wi th tissue guard, inserted before the letterpress title. 24 steel engravings with tissue guards inserted in text. All plates present (26 in all). The roan binding is scuffed to the edges of the boards and to the joints; frontispiece and engraved title (which is headed "Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832") are foxed and yellowed; the other plates all have some foxing to the margins and blank sides, but only a small minority have any foxing in the image and then only lightly; occasional offsetti ng to pages adjacent to the plates; else a VG copy, text quite clean and unworn.

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    Book ID: 15116
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  • TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY. Tranlsated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun. With an introduction by E.M. Forster by LAMPEDUSA, Giuseppe di (E.M. Forster)
    LAMPEDUSA, Giuseppe di (E.M. Forster)
    TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY. Tranlsated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun. With an introduction by E.M. Forster

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins and Harvill Press, 1962. Blue boards. Yellowing to page edges, else fine in VG jacket. Includes photo plates. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51441
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  • SEYMOUR, Frederick
    UP HILL AND DOWN DALE IN ANCIENT ETRURIA.

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Appleton, 1910. Made from UK sheets. Blue pictorial cloth gilt, top edge gilt. 320 pp + frontispiece with tissue guard, 11 plates, and one map. Shallow chipping to cloth at spine tips; one inch split to top spine fold, and partially cracked front inner hinge, neatly repaird; text paper slightly tanned; rubber stamp to front pastedown; moderate wear to outer corners; else a VG copy, text clean and unworn. Travels to study the abandoned sites of the ancient Etruscans.

    Book ID: 7105
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  • SCARDELLATO, Gabriele P.
    WITHIN OUR TEMPLE: a history of the Order Sons of Italy of Ontario

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Order Sons of Italy of Ontario, 1995. pp (xviii), 223 + colour photos; b&w photos in text. Fine copy.; Octavo

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 44716
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