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  • HIJUELOS, Oscar
    THE MAMBO KINGS PLAY SONGS OF LOVE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1989. Orange cloth. Fine in fine jacket, flap price intact. Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, basis of a film.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44537
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  • SOUZA, Marcio
    THE ORDER OF THE DAY: an unidentified flying opus. Translated by Thomas Colchie (signed)

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Avon, 1986. Mass market Bard paperback original, the first US editon of this satirical novel set in the Amazon jungle by the acclaimed Brazilian author. Book just a little skewed, else a fine, uncreased copy. Laid in is a block lettered note from the author with name, address and phone number in Brazil. This was for a Toronto writer and impresario who brought him to town for a reading, and who was invited by Souza to visit, and with that person's 1989 ink signature at front. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38930
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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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  • VEIGA, José J.
    THE THREE TRIALS OF MANIREMA. Translated from the Portuguese by Pamela G. Bird

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Peter Owen, 1979. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. A novel by this noted Brazilian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52325
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  • VARGAS LLOSA, Mario
    THE TIME OF THE HERO. Translated by Lysander Kemp.

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Grove Press, 1966. Black cloth. Page edges lightly yellowed, lightly foxed, else fine. The white dust jacket is uncommonly nice, colours bright, only faint dust soiling, no chips, clips or tears - fine. The great Peruvian writer's first book to be translated into English. Set in the Leoncio Prado Military Academy, the book caused a scandal in Peru and a thousand copies of the 1962 original Spanish edition were ceremonially burned at the Academy. UK edition in 1967.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8632
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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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  • DURÁN, Cheli, editor and translator
    THE YELLOW CANARY WHOSE EYE IS SO BLACK.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1977. Brown cloth spine and red boards. (xxiv), (348) pp. Minor soiling to page edges; else a VG copy, no previous owner marks. Price-clipped dust jacket has nicks and slight rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; internal t ape stains not showing externally; otherwise VG. A bilingual anthology of Latin American Hispanic poetry from pre-Columbian to the present. Darío, Mistral, Vallejo, Paz, Neruda, many others. 1.1 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15284
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  • COFIÑO LOPÉZ, Manuel
    TIEMPO DE CAMBIO

    Edition: First printing

    La Habana (Havana), Cuba: Instituto del Libro, 1969. pp (87), Card covers with flaps. Pencil notes at rear, light rubbing to edges, ink price at front, VG otherwise. Short stories. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44729
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  • AMADO, Jorge
    TIETA...Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby Merello.

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: NY: Knopf, 1979. Green cloth & boards, top edges yellow. Light sunning to extreme bottom edge of spine, publisher's logo rubber stamped to bottom page edges (remainder mark), small shallow indentation to rear cover, else fine, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket is lightly sunned to spine; small indentation to spine, tiny nicks to front panel, else fine, flap price intact. 1.2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19559
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  • GÓMEZ-CORREA, Enrique
    TO MAYO

    Toronto: Oasis, 1980. pp [23] + illustrated endpapers at front. Drawings in text by Mayo. Portion clipped from top margin of title leaf, else fine. Poems in Spanish with English and French translations by Beatriz Zeller. Chilean poet, Greek-French artist of some note. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52314
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  • FUENTES, Carlos
    TODOS LOS GATOS SON PARDOS.

    Edition: First Edition

    Mexico: Suglo Vientiuno, 1970. Card covers with flaps. [4], (188) pp. Small creases to head of spine; tiny nick to lower edge of front cover; else fine, no previous owner marks. A play about the Aztecs and the Conquistodores. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 14629
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  • IBARGÜENGOITIA, Jorge
    TWO CRIMES. A Novel. Translated by Asa Zatz.

    Edition: First US edition

    Boston: Godine, 1984. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has surface scratch and light rubbing to white rear panel, else fine. Second novel in English by the late, noted Mexican author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6196
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  • FELICIANO, Margarita
    VENTANA SOBRE EL MAR / WINDOW ON THE SEA

    Edition: First Edition

    Pittsburgh: Latin American Literary Review Press, 1981. pp 69, card covers. Fine copy, inscribed by the author to Canadian poet Miriam Waddington. Poems, with Spanish and English text on facing pages. Author was born in Italy, spent her adolesence in Argentina, and finally moved to Toronto. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52307
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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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  • CISNEROS, Sandra
    WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Random, 1991. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. ADVANCE REVIEW COPY FOR CANADA, with Canadian review slip pasted to front pastedown. Third book, second collection of short fiction, first hardcover book from this acclaimed Chicana writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4567
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