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Literature in Translation

Literature in Translation

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1 (Aeschylus) GRENE, David and LATTIMORE, Richmond (editors). Aeschylus I: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides, Prometheus Bound (ML 310).
NY: Modern Library, 1942 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Modern Library number 310. Volume I of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Translated from the Greek. A later printing. Very good in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Aeschylus) HARFORD, John S. (translator). Agamemnon of Aeschylus.
London John Murray 1831 Hardcover Very Good 
Translated from the Greek by John S. Harford, with "A Dissertation on Grecian Tragedy." Illustrated. Octavo, rebound in quarter green leather with gilt lettering and green cloth, 267 pages. Some underlining, moderate foxing to title page and endpapers, light exterior shelf wear, else very good. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 (Aeschylus) LOWELL, Robert (translator). Oresteia of Aeschylus.
NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1978 0374515492 / 9780374515492 Paperback Near Fine 
First printing (paperback). Near fine in illustrated wraps. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 (Aeschylus) MURRAY, Gilbert (translator). Seven Against Thebes (Septem Contra Thebas).
NY: Oxford University Press, 1935 Hardcover Very Good  
Translated into English rhyming verse with an introduction and notes. First edition thus. Previous owner's book-plate front paste-down, else very good or better in green cloth. No dust jacket.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 (Aesop) DALY, Lloyd W. (translated and edited by). Aesop Without Morals: The Famous Fables, and a Life of Aesop.
NY: Thomas Yoseloff, 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Grace Muscarella 
Third printing. Occasional, brief pencil underlining, else very good in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 (Alice B. Toklas) BODART, Anne. Blue Dog and Other Fables of the French.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1956 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
Translated from the French by Alice B. Toklas. First printing. Near fine in a very good (light shelf wear) dust jacket.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 (Anthony Burgess) STRAUSS, Richard. Der Rosenkavalier: Comedy for Music in Three Acts.
London Michael Joseph 1983 0718122100 / 9780718122102 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Story adaptation by Anthony Burgess. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Translated from the German by Alfred Kalisch. Color and black and white photographs. First edition thus. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 (Anthony Burgess) STRAUSS, Richard. Der Rosenkavalier: Comedy for Music in Three Acts.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1982 0316568376 / 9780316568371 Hardcover Fine 
Part of The Metropolitan Opera Classics Series. Story adaptation by Anthony Burgess. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Introduction by George R. Marek. Translated from the German by Alfred Kalisch. Color and black and white photographs. Limited edition: this copy is number 752 of 1,000 copies. SIGNED by Tatiana Troyanos and Rise Stevens. Fine in a fine slipcase. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 (Apuleius) GRAVES, Robert (translator). Transformations of Lucius, Otherwise Known as The Golden Ass.
NY: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Translated from the Latin. First edition thus. Very good in a very good (large chip at the crown of the spine, age darkened) dust jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 (Arthur Rackham) GRIMM, Brothers. Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm.
NY: Abaris Books, 1984 0898352479 / 9780898352474 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Fourteen color illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Translated from the German by E. Lucas. First edition thus. Near fine in a very good (minor edge wear at the spine ends) dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 (Azzawi) AL-CHABBI, Abu Al-Qasim. Al-Chabbi: The Will of Life / La Volente de Vivre.
London: Arabesque Group, 1994 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Azzawi 
Color and black and white illustrations by Azzawi throughout. Text is Arabic, English, and French. Limited edition: this copy is number 409 of 750 copies. SIGNED and dated by Azzawi in the year of publication. Fine in a near fine (sun fading along the spine) dust jacket. Housed in a very good (areas of fading and soiling) red cloth covered slipcase. ; 64 pages 
Price: 400.00 USD
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12 (Barry Moser) ALIGHIERI, Dante. Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (Purgatorio).
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982 0520045165 / 9780520045163 Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
PURGATORIO only. A verse translation with introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum. Illustrated with 35 original pen and wash drawings by Barry Moser. First edition thus. SIGNED by Barry Moser. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, foxing on top edge, else very good in a near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 (Brothers Grimm) BAUDRY, Frederic (translator). Contes Choises des Freres Grimm.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1900 Hardcover Very Good 
Text is in French. With 44 gravure illustrations by Bertall. An early printing. Small octavo, bound in red cloth gilt lettering and ornate design, all edges gilt. A bit faded along the spine, light edge wear, else very good. No dust jacket. ; 322 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 (Brothers Grimm) BAUDRY, Frederic (translator). Contes Choises des Freres Grimm.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1905 Hardcover Very Good 
Text is in French. With 44 gravure illustrations by Bertall. An early printing. Small octavo, bound in red cloth gilt lettering and ornate design, all edges gilt. A bit faded along the spine, light edge wear, else very good. No dust jacket. ; 322 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 (Brothers Grimm) CARRUTH, Jane (retold by). Golden Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales.
NY: Golden Press, 1977 0307165434 / 9780307165435 Hardcover Fine Illustrated by Benvenuti 
First printing thus. Fine in illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. A bright, clean, and well preserved copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 (Brothers Grimm) GALDONE, Paul. Hans in Luck: Retold from the Brothers Grimm.
NY: Parents Magazine Press, 1979 0819310115 / 9780819310118 Hardcover Fine 
Illustrated by the author. First printing thus. Fine in illustrated boards. No dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 (Brothers Grimm) HOFFMANN, Felix (illustrator). Tom Thumb.
NY: Atheneum, 1973 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Felix Hoffmann 
First American edition. Very good in a good (two long tape repaired edge tears on rear panel, shorter closed edge tear and attendant creasing on front panel, age toning) dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 (Brothers Grimm) SEGAL, Lore (translator). Bear and the Kingbird: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm.
NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979 0374306184 / 9780374306182 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Chris Conover 
First edition thus. Very good in a very good (small impression from a removed sticker on front panel), price clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 (Brothers Grimm) SEGAL, Lore and SENDAK, Maurice (selected by). Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm (two volume boxed set).
NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974 0374180571 / 9780374180577 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Maurice Sendak 
Complete in two volumes. Translated from the German by Lore Segal, with four tales translated by Randall Jarrell. Second printing. Previous owner's book-plate on front paste-downs, else both volumes are fine in near fine dust jackets. Housed in a very good (light shelf wear) slipcase. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 (Brothers Grimm) ZELINSKY, Paul O. (retold and illustrated by). Rumpelstiltskin.
NY: Dutton, 1986 0525442650 / 9780525442653 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Caldecott Honor Book. From the German of the Brothers Grimm. Twenty-fourt h printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket (Caldecott Honor emblem on front panel). 
Price: 18.00 USD
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