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  • Monegal, Emir Rodriguez (Jorge Luis Borges)
    JORGE LUIS BORGES: a literary biography

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dutton, 1978. Cloth & boards. pp 502, index. Fine in VG price-clipped jacket. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50240
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  • ARGUEDAS, José María
    JOSÉ MARÍA ARGUEDAS Y LA NEUVA NOVELA INDÍGENA DEL PERÚ. Numero especial de la Revista "Coral"

    Valparaiso, Chile: Coral, 1970. Quarto, card covers. pp (64). Spine has minor wear at head, small horizontal crack, VG clean & unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Coral no. 13, October, 1970. Articles by Ariel Dorfman, Mario Vargas Llosa, and others.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41867
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  • GARCIA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel
    LA AVENTURA DE MIGUEL LITTIN CLANDESTINO EN CHILE.

    Edition: First of this combined edition

    Mexico: Editorial Diana, 1986. Mexican issue, June (Bogata first ed. was in May - 250 k copies). White boards, spine lettered in black. (155), [5] pp. Tiny bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; narrow band of light tanning to upper and lower edges of covers; neat 1986 ink name to half title page and again to just above "Coleccion Periodistica" on the title page; else fine. Black on white jacket has 1/4 inch tears to folds at spine tips; tear to upper outer corner of rear panel internally repaired; minute soiling, soft creases to panels; near fine otherwise, attractive, no chips. Printed in Columbia. Verso of title states "1a. edicion, junio, 1986". Covers 20.4 cm tall. This…

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    Mexico: Editorial Diana, 1986. Mexican issue, June (Bogata first ed. was in May - 250 k copies). White boards, spine lettered in black. (155), [5] pp. Tiny bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; narrow band of light tanning to upper and lower edges of covers; neat 1986 ink name to half title page and again to just above "Coleccion Periodistica" on the title page; else fine. Black on white jacket has 1/4 inch tears to folds at spine tips; tear to upper outer corner of rear panel internally repaired; minute soiling, soft creases to panels; near fine otherwise, attractive, no chips. Printed in Columbia. Verso of title states "1a. edicion, junio, 1986". Covers 20.4 cm tall. This is the uncommon variant of the Mexican issue with the sheets sewn (instead of perfect bound) and the book a bit taller. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7343
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  • LATIN AMERICA: at war with the past by FUENTES, Carlos
    FUENTES, Carlos
    LATIN AMERICA: at war with the past

    Toronto: Anansi, 2001. Card covers. pp (75). Text paper lightly toned, else fine. A new edition of this volume in the Massey Lectures series, first published by CBC in 1985. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53240
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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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  • 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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  • MEMORIES OF MY MELANCHOLY WHORES. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman by GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel
    GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel
    MEMORIES OF MY MELANCHOLY WHORES. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Cape, 2005. Black boards. Fine in jacket jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 53004
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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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  • ARGUETA, Manlio
    ONE DAY OF LIFE. Translated from the Spanish by Bill Brow

    New York: Vintage, 1983. Card covers. Slight rubbing to spine ends, VG otherwise. A novel of El Salvador.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52995
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  • ARGUETA, Manlio
    ONE DAY OF LIFE. Translated from the Spanish by Bill Brow

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Vintage, 1983. Card covers. Ink gift inscription to a well-known Canadian author, VG otherwise. A novel of El Salvador.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52683
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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. 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. 1.3 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34500
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