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Selected and Introduced By Pakenham, Valerie; Pakenham, Thomas
N.B. Slight smudge marks to ffep.Slight fading to d/j. 342pp.
Constable & Co Ltd, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0094658102
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Inventory #24414
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Rutkowski, Chris A.
UFOs are a truly global phenomenon. Although many of the best known cases have taken place in North America, amazing stories of witness' encounters with strange disc-shaped objects have come from every corner of the globe. From a floating platform watched by dozens in Indonesia, to a Saturn-shaped object that flew over a ship off the coast of Brazil, to a landing Down Under, UFOs have been baffling people and making headlines around the world. What are some of these most interesting cases and which ones seem most mysterious? And what can one the world's foremost researchers tell us about UFOs? 315pp.
Dundurn Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781550028331
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Inventory #20588
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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La Fontaine, Jean De; Translated By Shapiro, Norman R.
The Contes et nouvelles en vers of Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) were published at various times throughout his life, both before and after his celebrated Fables, between 1664 and 1685, and even posthumously. In quite a different key from the more innocent Fables, the Contes often threatened to get him in trouble with both Church and Acadmie. It was, indeed, the bawdy tales of Boccaccio, Rabelais, and other medieval and renaissance masters of ribaldry that inspired La Fontaine's Contes, presented here in a chronologically and stylistically diverse selection translated by Norman R. Shapiro. This spirited recent translation, spanning the entire corpus, offers about half the tales, from early to late, in all their variety of lengths and poetic narrative forms. The mildly suggestive mingle with the frankly bawdy, while others would hardly raise a vicar's eyebrow. Yet all these gems from one of France's truly great poets, scrupulously faithful to the originals, are rendered with the spirit of his style, his subtle rhythms, cadences, rhymes, and delectable wit left intact. 273pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased.
Princeton University Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691015325
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Inventory #24881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Wragg, David
291pp.
Budding Books, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1840151137
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Inventory #22418
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Coward, Harold and Maguire, Daniel C.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to half title page. 234pp.
State University of New York Press, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0791444589
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Inventory #24524
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