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  • CORTÁZAR, Julio
    A MANUAL FOR MANUEL. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Pantheon, 1978. Octavo, black cloth. Small soft crease at lower fore edge of early leaves, else fine, no owner names. Black dust jacket has soft creases and spine tips and upper edge of rear flap, very nearly fine otherwise, colours bright, flap price intact; a nice copy of the famous Argentinian author's first political novel, about exiles in Paris with revolutionary ideas.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32930
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  • VALENZUELA, Luisa
    CLARA. Thirteen Short Stories and a Novel. Translated by Hortense Carpentier and J. Jorge Castello.

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1976. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price clipped jacket has one inch creased tear to lower spine fold, smaller tears to spine tips, edges of panels; else VG, still attractive. First book in English of this noted Argentinian writer. Some of the stories have homoerotic content.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6508
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  • QUIROGA, Eduardo [pseud. of ?].
    ON FORBIDDEN GROUND

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Deutsch, 1986. Red boards. [4], (92) pp. Fine in fine jacket. A short novel about an Argentinian conscripted soldier writing to his English girl friend during the Falklands War. First book in English by this Argentinian writer who at time of publication was living in Paris, having lived in London. Translator not given, but likely P.A. Brewer, who is the credited translator in the 1987 US edition. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 17150
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  • DENEVI, Marco
    SECRET CEREMONY. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet De Onís,. Illustrated by Juan Carlos Barberis.

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Time, Inc, 1961. Cloth and boards. pp 79. Small light soil spot to inner margin of front cover, else fine. Black card slipcase has some wear along back edge, VG otherwise. First Prize Winner, Life en Espanol's Literary Contest. "Limited Edition". Noted Argentinian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52302
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  • SATZ, (Mario).
    SOL. Translated from the Spanish by Helen R. Lane.

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Doubleday, 1979. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped orange jacket has spine sunned to yellow, small chips to head of spine, VG otherwise. A magic realist novel by this Jewish Argentinian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6559
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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. 1.1 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38495
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  • LELAND, Christopher Towne
    THE LAST HAPPY MEN. The Generation of 1922, Fiction, and the Argentine Reality.

    Edition: First edition

    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1986. Black boards, blue endpapers. xviii, 198 pp. Fine in near fine (lightly rubbed) dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper and signed again on the half-title leaf. Review copy with slip laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18651
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  • 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
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  • MUJICA LAINEZ, Manuel
    THE WANDERING UNICORN. Translated by Mary Fitton.

    London: Chatto & Windus / Hogarth Press, 1983. Blue boards. Text paper browned, as usual, else fine in fine jacket. Includes a one page foreword by Jorge Luis Borges. A medieval romance by this important Argentinian writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7606
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  • SORIANO, Osvaldo
    WINTER QUARTERS. A Novel of Argentina. Translated by Nick Caistor.

    Edition: First edition in English

    Readers International: London, 1989. Maroon boards. 192 pp. Faint endpaper tanning, else fine. Otherwise fine jacket has corner creases to the front flap. His second book in English. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4027
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