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  • THE GAUCHO MARTIN FIERRO. Adapted from the Spanish and Rendered into English Verse by Walter Owen with Drawings by Alberto Guiraldes by FERNÁNDEZ, José
    FERNÁNDEZ, José
    THE GAUCHO MARTIN FIERRO. Adapted from the Spanish and Rendered into English Verse by Walter Owen with Drawings by Alberto Guiraldes

    Edition: First US of this edition

    New York: Farrar & Rinehart, c1936. Octavo. pp (4), (xxvi), 326, (4). Rebound in horse hair over parchment, yellow endpapers, spine lettered in black. Some rubbed spots to covers, slight yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Binding by "Peuser". "The present edition of my English version of the great national epic of the Argentine is a facsimile reproduction of the text and illustrations of the limited English edition of 450 copies, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, St. Aldates, and published in August of last year by Basil Blackwell of Oxford. The only alteration in the book is the substitution of the present preface by one that had been written specially for the Oxford publication."- Preface.…

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    New York: Farrar & Rinehart, c1936. Octavo. pp (4), (xxvi), 326, (4). Rebound in horse hair over parchment, yellow endpapers, spine lettered in black. Some rubbed spots to covers, slight yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Binding by "Peuser". "The present edition of my English version of the great national epic of the Argentine is a facsimile reproduction of the text and illustrations of the limited English edition of 450 copies, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, St. Aldates, and published in August of last year by Basil Blackwell of Oxford. The only alteration in the book is the substitution of the present preface by one that had been written specially for the Oxford publication."- Preface. The original Spanish edition of this great epic poem was published in 1873.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38495
    View cart More details Price: USD $60.00 USD $54.00
  • WAST, Hugo (pseud. of Gustavo Adolfo Martínez Zuviría, 1883-1962)
    THE STRENGTH OF LOVERS. Translated from the Spanish by Louis Imbert and Jacques LeClercq

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Longmans, Green, 1930. Octavo, black cloth. pp (8), 315. Much of the gilt author name on spine flaked away; small corner torn from rear free endpaper; mild foxing to page edges; else a VG jacketless copy, no owner names. "Hugo Wast" was a noted Argentinian novelist and script writer. A Conservative, Catholic nationalist, and anti-semite, he was appointed director of the National Library of Argentina in 1931, and as Minister of Public Instruction, he brought back religious instruction in the public schools after 60 previous years of secularism.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40850
    View cart More details Price: USD $29.95 USD $26.96