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  • Urbina, José Leandro
    Lost Causes. Translated by Christina Shantz

    Edition: First edition in English

    Dunvegan, Ontario: Cormorant Books, 1987. Glossy card covers. Ink name of author John Metcalf, a fine copy. A collection of stories by this Chilean writer who fled the American-sponsored terror in Chile and settled in Canada. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48934
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  • ANDRADE, Mário de
    MACUNAÍMA. Translated from the Brazillian Portuguese by E.A. Goodland

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Random, 1984. Cloth and boards. Narrow remainder stripe to bottom page edges, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners, else fine. An important Latin-American novel first published in 1928, it is said to be a precusor of Latino magic realism.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52300
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  • SOUZA, Marcio
    MAD MARIA. Translated by Thomas Colchie (inscribed)

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Avon, 1985. Mass market Bard paperback original, the first US edition of this novel set in the Amazon jungle by an acclaimed Brazilian writer. Fine, crisp, uncreased copy, inscribed by the author to a Toronto writer and impresario who brought him to town for a reading "For___, thanks for this Indian summer, I wish you can come next year to Brasil. Marcio Souza, Toronto 1985" and with the inscribee's 1985 ink signature at front. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38929
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  • DORFMAN, Ariel
    MASCARA

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Viking, 1988. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket, no remainder mark. A novel written in English by the great Argentian - Chilean author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52305
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  • BRUSHWOOD, John S.
    MEXICO IN ITS NOVEL: a nation's search for its identity

    Austin: University of Texas, 1975. Third printing. Red cloth. pp (xiv), 292. Index. Light glue residue from removed label inside front cover, else fine. Red jacket has faded spine, VG otherwise. Includes a chronlogical list of novels at rear.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44794
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  • FLAKOLL, Darwin J. and Claribel Alegría, editors
    NEW VOICES OF HISPANIC AMERICA. An Anthology.

    Edition: First Dutch edition

    Boston: Beacon Press, 1962. Cloth & boards. [2], xxiv, 226, [4] pp. Review copy with dated review slip of the Canadian distributor (Saunders) laid in. Very small soft bruise to lower outer corners of boards, page edges lightly tanned, else fine, no previous owner names. Cream price-clipped dust jacket is lightly tanned, lightly dust soiled, small nicks and one short tear; VG otherwise. Poetry and prose by Julio Cortazar, Octavio Pax, José Donoso, Nicanor Parra, and many others.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14191
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  • CANDELARIA, Nash
    NOT BY THE SWORD

    Edition: First printing

    Ypsilanti, MI: Bilingual Press, 1982. The paper issue in card covers. VG+ copy. Inscribed by the author to Japanese-Canadian author Joy Kogawa "with great admiration for 'Obasan.' Nash Candelaria, May 2,1983". Laid in is a four paragraph TLS from the author to Kogawa, mentioning the awards ceremony of the Before Columbus Foundation, Canadian authors James and Nancy Houston, and his won book winning an American Book Award. Second novel of this (New) Mexican-American author.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52304
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  • ALLENDE, Isabel
    OF LOVE AND SHADOWS. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden

    Edition: First edition in English.

    New York: Knopf, 1987. Cloth and boards. Just a little leaned, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. The noted Chilean novelist's second book to be translated into English.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52296
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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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  • PAZ, Octavio
    ONE EARTH, FOUR OR FIVE WORLDS: Reflections on Contemporary History. Translated by Helen R. Lane

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Harcourrt Brace Jovanovich, 1985. Cloth & boards. Remainder stripe to top page edges. else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52323
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  • HIJUELOS, Oscar
    OUR HOUSE IN THE LAST WORLD.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Persea Books, 1983. Octavo, 235 pp. Black cloth. Four line bookstore rubber stamp to front free endpaper, else fine. Price-clipped white jacket has light soiling to inner margin of rear panel; very minor use to flap folds; else fine. First book of the author of THE MAMBO KINGS PLAY SONGS OF LOVE, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A novel of Cuban-Americans in New York City, there were fewer than 2000 copies of this first printing. The rear panel of the jacket has a quote from Donald Barthelme and a photo of the author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7554
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  • LIMA, José Lezama
    PARADISO. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1974. Purple boards. Page edges yellowed, small crease at foot of spine, VG+ otherwise. Jacket has nicks, tiny chip, slight rubbing, VG otherwise, flap price intact. One of the great Latin American novels. Cuban author. Homoerotic content.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52318
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  • AMADO, Jorge
    PEN, SWORD, CAMISOLE: a fable to kindle a hope. Translated by Helen R. Lane

    Edition: First edition in English

    Boston: Godine, 1985. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. A novel by the great Brazilian writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52297
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  • PAZ, Octavio
    POEMAS (1935-1975)

    Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1981. Second printing. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (721), (3) + plates. Tidy ink name (date on other side) at top of front free endpaper; bookstore rubber stamp at bottom margin of title page; else fine. Blue dust jacket has spine sunned to purple; shallow rubbed chips along top edge of front panel, with internal tape repairs; short tear at head of spine internally repaired; good. Purple printed card slipcase has a few scratches, VG otherwise. Text is in Spanish. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34500
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  • GALLADO, Antônio
    QUARUP. Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Selby

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Knopf, 1970. Yellow cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Brazilian author,

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52312
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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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  • TORRES BODET, Jaime
    SELECTED POEMS. A Bilingual Edition with Translations by Sonja Karsen.

    Edition: First edition in English

    Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1964. Beige cloth. [2], 155, [3] pp. Price-clipped dust jacket has minor rubbing to head of spine, else fine. Advance copy for review, with slip of the Canadian distributor laid in. Spanish text with facing English translation. 44 poems of this Mexican poet.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14611
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  • UBALDO RIBEIRO, João
    SERGEANT GETÚLIO

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Deutsch, 1980. Black cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has some minor rubbing, soft ripples to front panel, else fine. First published in 1971 (and in 1978 in the US), it won Brazil's highest literary award, the Jabuti Prize for best novel of the year. Contains a 3+ page foreword by Jorge Amado.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43193
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  • AMADO, Jorge
    SHOWDOWN. Translated by Gregory Rabassa

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Bantam, 1988. Black cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52298
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  • ZELLER, Ludwig
    Silaba Incandescente Del Deseo. Incandescent Syllable of Desire. Syllabe Incandescente Du Desir. English and French Versions by Beatriz Zeller

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Oasis, 1981. [24] pp, unpaged, stapled in illustrated card covers. Very light sunning to inner margins of covers, small light sticker stain on rear cover, else fine. Signed by the author (as was the entire edition). Poems and collages ("mirages"). Text in Spanish, English, and French. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover.

    Book ID: 22690
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