First edition, 1964, Jacket design by Keith Cunningham
With only a few minor scratch marks and rubbings, the book's
striking dust jacket is in excellent condition overall. There is a slight break
in the central binding but the pages are still very much intact. The
book also contains no evidence fading or yellowing.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY HILDA ROSNER
First English edition (3rd impression), 1970, Jacket design by
There are minor signs of wear on the dust jacket: a slight yellowing
of the front and spine, and a few scratch marks, all hardly noticeable.
The book itself, however, is in impeccable condition; the binding is tight
and the pages are clean.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE JAPANESE BY WILLIAM JOHNSTON
First British Commonwealth edition, 1976
This edition is in very good condition. There is
evidence of slight yellowing on and around the spine, as well as a
small, barely noticeble ink mark on the front. Otherwise,
the dust jacket is pristine with no blemishes. With the exception of
the tips of a
few central pages, which have been dog-eared, the book
itself has been beautifully preserved, with no signs of marking or discolouring.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE NORWEGIAN BY KENNETH G. CHAPMAN
First British Commonwealth edition, 1972, Jacket design
by Keith Cunningham
The only signs of wear are on the dust jacket, with
light scratches along the edges of the spine and along the top and bottom
of the front cover. Otherwise, the book is as good as new.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY DOROTHY WILLIAMS, ILLUSTRATED WITH
DRAWINGS BY COCTEAU
First British Commonwealth edition (3rd impression), 1975
Other than having a light crease across the front of the dust jacket,
this book is in remarkably good condition. The binding is tight and the
pages are clean, giving it the appearance of a newly published edition.
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Machado de Assis
TRANSLATED FROM THE PORTUGUESE BY R. L. SCOTT-BUCCLEUCH
First British Commonwealth edition, 1976, Jacket designed by Keith
This book is in very good condition. Other than a small tear and
crease mark at the top of the dust jacket's front, and a few early
pages with slightly loose binding, there is little to suggest that
the book is over thirty years old.
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First edition, 1988, Jacket design by Keith Cunningham
The dust jacket has yellowed slightly but still remains
in an excellent condition with only a few small clippings along the top,
and no scratch marks or fading. The pages of the book are all as new,
without any inscriptions or loose binding.
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Second British Commonwealth edition, 1975, Jacket
design by Keith Cunningham
The dust jacket on the front has minor marks as well as a miniscule tear on
the back. The book, nonetheless, is in excellent condition and is one of the finest examples of Keith Cunningham's minimalist designs.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE JAPANESE AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MICHAEL
First British Commonwealth edition, 1972, Jacket
design by Keith Cunningham
This edition is in impeccable condition. There are no signs of
wear on either the pages of the book or the dust jacket. It is as good
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