Good with no dust jacket; Reading copy. Fairly ugly on the outside with some edgewear, spine lettering rubbed/half gone. Sml hole in spine cloth. No DJ. Front inner hinge split. Stain on fore edge. Notes penned on rear pastedown. Weight; 3lbs. With an... 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Very good. The Blakiston Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1945. 1st Edition, VG, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 970pgs(Biblio). Black cloth, gold spine lettering. Cover fore-edge corners slightly bumped, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text bright and in Near Fine condition. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Fair. Acceptable hardcover. No DJ. Pages are clean and unmarked. Light ripping on title page. Covers show light edge wear with cracking/ripping and rubbing/light scuffing. Hinges cracked but binding intact. Previous owner's nameplate inside front cover. Book slightly shelf cocked.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Very Good in As is jacket. LIT 037970 Solid dark blue cloth hard cover with mild wear and soiling, jacket is a bit soiled and some tattered, in two pieces separated at rear hinge, holds together in the clear Brodart cover we have applied. 970pp.
Very Good in Fair jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Blakiston Company Very Good Hardcover in Fair Dustjacket. Navy cloth, solid sewn binding, square, bright unmarked, gentle bumps on spine ends, gilt titling on spine bracketed by gilt design. Former owner inscription on flep, dated Christmas 1945. Jacket green with dark green and black lettering on cover and spine. Spine ends chipped, tape used for repairs of closed tears, clean, vintage cover. Archival protective cover. Selected from twenty-one European countries: Bulgaria; Poland; Chechoslovakia; Hungary; Belgium; Netherlands; U.S.S. R.; Portugal among them, varied works of a brilliant literary generation. Fiction, verse and essay are all represented in a variety of excellent short stories, of tragedy, comedy which gives a magnificent interpretation of the Europe that dictators have tried to destroy. Authors whose writings have never been available in translation before as well as many familiar writers. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. This book is printed from the plates of the original edition. The text is complete and unabridged. Originally published as "Heart of Europe." Philadelphia, PA: The Blakiston Company, 1945. 5.75" x 8.75" tall; pp. xxxvi, 970 with Biographical and Bibliographical Sketches, Alphabetical List of Authors.
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