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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Ethnic Fiction
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Brú, Heðin and translated from the Faroese and w/intro by West, John F., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The Old Man and His Sons

Publisher: Paul S. Eriksson, Inc. New York, NY 1970.
xix, 203 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj blu w/wht lettering w/illustrated front & back. The story of a handful of people, living on the remote Faroe Islands in the North Sea. It is the story of people, whose lives and struggles, tragedies and laughter, are more moving and real becasue of the remoteness and isolation of their islands. The struggle between old and new. The Faroe Islands are a group of some twenty treeless, storm-shattered islands in the north Atlantic, half-way between the Shetland Islands and Iceland. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 13.90 CAD 13.55 EUR 9.85 GBP 7.28 JPY 1,084.00 MXN 135.50 ZAR 127.53 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 038156.
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Casper, Batya  
Publisher: Tate Publishing, Mustang, OK, 2011.
Fine paperback. Decorative cover with almost no wear. tight binding. Pp are fine, look unread. 8vo, 378 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 17.88 CAD 17.44 EUR 12.68 GBP 9.36 JPY 1,395.00 MXN 174.38 ZAR 164.12 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 4042.
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Desmond, Sean  
Touch of the Irish, A collectin of traditions, sayings, proverbs, wit, and wisdom
Publisher: Gramercy Books, NY, 1999.
Fine paper on board hardback, silver lettering, Near Fine DJ. Cover with slight bending on spine edges. DJ with minor edge wear, mark of removed price sticker on back. Tight binding. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. 8vo, 191 pp with illustrations.

Appr.: | AUD 16.15 CAD 15.75 EUR 11.45 GBP 8.46 JPY 1,260.00 MXN 157.50 ZAR 148.24 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 6646.
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Edwards, Harry Stillwell, Illustrated by: Map  
Eneas Africanus

Publisher: The J.W. Burke Company Macon, GA 1925.
45 pp, light brown SC wraps w/dark brown illustration & lettering on the front cover. The story of devotion of a Southern Negro to his "white folks" classic of Southern literature. The adventures of Eneas as he became separated f/his master & wandered for 8 years looking for the home plantation. some sunning to the edges, prev owner wrote name on half-title page. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 12.81 CAD 12.49 EUR 9.08 GBP 6.70 JPY 999.00 MXN 124.88 ZAR 117.53 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036071.
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Fernández, Roberta  
Intaglio: A Novel in Six Stories/ Roberta Fernández
Publisher: Houston, Tex., Arte Publico Press, 1990.
159 p.; 25 cm. "A deftly-narrated novel made up of sensitive portraits of six extraordinary women of the Southwest who serve as role models for the maturing narrator. The making of a writer, the development of a feminist esthetic... are themes elaborated..." Inscribed to "Dear friends Charlotte and Vincent Tomas". Stock#102732. Fine / soft cover.

Appr.: | AUD 19.23 CAD 18.75 EUR 13.64 GBP 10.07 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 176.47 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 102732.
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Friedman, Bruce Jay  
Publisher: Arbor House, New York, 1983.
Near Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, NF DJ. Cover with little edge wear. Dj has little wear, somes cuffs. Binding tight. End papers with a few faint spots. Pp look unused. 8vo, 191 pp. Originally published in 1962.

Appr.: | AUD 17.31 CAD 16.88 EUR 12.27 GBP 9.06 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 158.82 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 4497.
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O’Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000  
The Catalans / Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace [1953].
250 p.; 21 cm. First edition of O'Brian's second novel (precedes the first English edition, entitled "Frozen Flame"). A dark story of love and betrayal set against the brilliant colors of the Catalan country in southern France, whrer O'Brian himself lived in his later years. This copy does not have remainder holes but does have an owner signature. Very good in dust jacket (with photo of author) also very good except for two small chips. StockOB947.

Appr.: | AUD 1,923.08 CAD 1,875.00 EUR 1,363.64 GBP 1,006.71 JPY 150,000.00 MXN 18,750.00 ZAR 17,647.06 

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Page, Thomas Nelson, Illustrated by: Christy, Howard Chandler  
The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, NY 1900.
170 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & design on the spine, w/gilt lettering & two small black cameo's on white background on the front cover in gilt rectangular title block on the front w/tree design around it, has initials MA by side of tree roots in gilt, untrimmed fore edge & foot (bottom) edge, TEG (top edge gilt). Has eight color illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. Slight wear to the corners, prev owner wrote name & year on ffep in ink, prev owner marked w/blue marker on top of ffep, prev bookstore label on ffep Reprfint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 81.73 CAD 79.69 EUR 57.95 GBP 42.79 JPY 6,375.00 MXN 796.88 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 022129.
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Somerville, E. OE., and Ross, Martin, Illustrated by: Somerville, E. OE.  
In Mr. Knox's Country
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., 1915 London.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Probable first edition. Edith Anna Oenone Somerville and Martin Ross (pseud. Violet Martin), Irish novelists, collaborated on a series of 14 novels. This was the last of the novels the pair wrote together. Illustrated with 8 illustrations by Somerville. viii + 312 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 44.87 CAD 43.75 EUR 31.82 GBP 23.49 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 411.76 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 001060.
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Styron, William, 1925-2006  
Sophie's Choice / William Styron

Publisher: NY, Random House, c1979.
[ix], 515 p.; 25 cm. Third printing. Concerns a young American Southerner, an aspiring writer, who befriends the Jewish Nathan Landau and his beautiful lover Sophie, a Polish (but non-Jewish) survivor of Nazi concentration camps. An immediate bestseller and the basis of a successful film, the novel is often considered both Styron's best work and a major novel of the twentieth century. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 45235. Good+ / dj good+.

Appr.: | AUD 9.62 CAD 9.38 EUR 6.82 GBP 5.03 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 88.24 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 45235.
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Tan, Amy, 1952-  
The Joy Luck Club

Publisher: Putnam's Sons, NY [c1989] 21st printing.
288 p.; 24 cm. A group of four Chinese women in San Francisco meet to share memories, food, financial advice, and stories. When one dies her daughter takes her place... With a 1993 newspaper review of the movie. Color pictorial dj; VG. stock#45016.

Appr.: | AUD 12.82 CAD 12.50 EUR 9.09 GBP 6.71 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 117.65 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 45016.
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Tan, Amy, 1952- .  
The Hundred Secret Senses.

Publisher: New York, Putnam's Sons, [c1995]..
358 p., 23.5 cm. Amy Tan "uses her characteristic wisdom, grace, and humor to conjure a story of the inheritance of love, its secrets and senses, its illusions and truths. Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of southern China, this is a tale of American pragmatism shaken, and soothed, by Chinese ghosts." Stock# 44,597. Fine / dj fine

Appr.: | AUD 19.23 CAD 18.75 EUR 13.64 GBP 10.07 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 176.47 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 44597.
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