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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 88 pgs / 17 color.

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The Overcoat

By Nikolai Gogol. Photographs by Sarah Dobai.

Published as part of the Four Corners Familiars series, this beautiful edition of the great Russian author Nikolai Gogol's The Overcoat (a short story originally published in 1842) includes newly commissioned artwork from Sarah Dobai. This influential story--in which a lowly government clerk's life is briefly transformed by the extravagant purchase of a new coat--has been adapted into a variety of stage and film interpretations; as Fyodor Dostoevsky remarked on the story's impact in Russian literature, "We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat.'"
Artist, filmmaker and photographer Sarah Dobai responds to the story's preoccupation with material desire and illusion; the text is printed alongside her photographs of shop windows in London and Paris, showing ready-made still lifes of merchandise and mannequins in window displays. Combining contemporary visual work with a beloved 19th-century classic, this special edition of The Overcoat reimagines Gogol for a new generation.
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Heart of Darkness

HEART OF DARKNESS

By Joseph Conrad. Project by Fiona Banner. Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781909829053
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Pub Date: 3/22/2016
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The Nose

THE NOSE

By Nikolai Gogol. Illustrations by Rick Buckley.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781909829046
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Pub Date: 9/29/2015
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The Overcoat

THE OVERCOAT

By Nikolai Gogol. Photographs by Sarah Dobai.

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ISBN: 9781909829039
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Pub Date: 9/29/2015
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Some Canterbury Tales

SOME CANTERBURY TALES

By Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrations by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781909829008
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 7/31/2014
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Madame Bovary

MADAME BOVARY

By Gustave Flaubert. Illustrated by Marc-Camille Chaimowicz. Translation by Eleanor Marx-Aveling.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780956192899
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Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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The Prisoner Of Zenda

THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

By Anthony Hope. Illustrated by Mireille Fauchon.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780956192851
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Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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Vanity Fair

VANITY FAIR

By William M. Thackeray. Illustrations by Donald Urquhart.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780956192844
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Pub Date: 6/30/2011
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A Stick of Green Candy

A STICK OF GREEN CANDY

Stories by Jane Bowles and Denton Welch. Illustrated by Colter Jacobsen.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780956192806
USD $22.00
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Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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Nau Sea Sea Sick

NAU SEA SEA SICK

Stories by John Moore, Katherine Mansfield, Stephen Crane, Isabella Bird, Eileen Myles, et. al. Illustrated by Kay Rosen.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780954502591
USD $22.00
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Pub Date: 2/28/2010
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Dracula

DRACULA

Illustrated by James Pyman.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780954502577
USD $27.00
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Pub Date: 2/1/2009
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Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor

BLUMFELD, AN ELDERLY BACHELOR

Illustrated by David Musgrave.

FOUR CORNERS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780954502560
USD $19.00
| CAN $26.5

Pub Date: 2/1/2009
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: FICTION AND POETRY

The Black Flame of Paradise (A Novel)

THE BLACK FLAME OF PARADISE (A NOVEL)

By Zachary Cahill. Preface by Catherine Malabou.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493395
USD $19.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Room 225-6: A Novel

ROOM 225-6: A NOVEL

By Karsten Schubert.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932029
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Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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The Emperor of China’s Ice

THE EMPEROR OF CHINA’S ICE

By Jun Yang. Illustrations by Yuuki Nishimura.

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST

ISBN: 9783903269972
USD $20.00
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Pub Date: 2/18/2020
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Waystations of the Deep Night

WAYSTATIONS OF THE DEEP NIGHT

By Marcel Brion. Introduction by George MacLennan. Translation by George MacLennan, Edward Gauvin.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663504
USD $16.95
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Pub Date: 4/21/2020
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The Grand Nocturnal

THE GRAND NOCTURNAL

By Jean Ray. Introduction and translation by Scott Nicolay.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663498
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Pub Date: 6/23/2020
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Rogomelec

ROGOMELEC

By Leonor Fini. Introduction by Jonathan P. Eburne. Translation by Serena Shanken Skwersky, William T. Kulik.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663481
USD $12.95
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Pub Date: 3/24/2020
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Word Book

WORD BOOK

By Ludwig Wittgenstein. Introduction by Désirée Weber. Translated by Bettina Funcke. Art & cover design by Paul Chan.

BADLANDS UNLIMITED

ISBN: 9781943263240
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Pub Date: 4/21/2020
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Intimate Negrociations

INTIMATE NEGROCIATIONS

By Bode Owa.

ONOMATOPEE PROJECTS

ISBN: 9789493148116
USD $17.00
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Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Cruise of Shadows

CRUISE OF SHADOWS

By Jean Ray. Introduction and translation by Scott Nicolay.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663443
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Pub Date: 1/21/2020
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Tom McCarthy: Empty House of the Stare

TOM MCCARTHY: EMPTY HOUSE OF THE STARE

Text by Tom McCarthy.

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9780854882755
USD $20.00
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Pub Date: 1/21/2020
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Braids

BRAIDS

Edited by Daniele Riviere. Text by Léo Henry. Drawings by Denis Vierge.

DIS VOIR

ISBN: 9782914563949
USD $29.00
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Pub Date: 10/8/2019
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At the Blue Monkey

AT THE BLUE MONKEY

By Walter Serner. Introduction and translation by Erik Butler.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663467
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Pub Date: 1/21/2020
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