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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: SoftcoverBook ID: 41867More details Price: USD $18.95
ON AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, and the nature and properties of Peruvian guano. Fifth edition
London: Longman, no date (ca 1860s). Octavo, original green cloth. pp (2, ads), (ii), 128. A few generic vignette illustrations in text. Spine a bit sunned, one line rubber stamp in bottom margin of title page; else fine, inner hinges not cracked. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping rate will be reduced.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 36952More details Price: USD $65.00
THE CARDBOARD HOUSE. Translated & with an introduction by Katherine Silver
Edition: First printing in English
St. Paul, Minnesota: Greywolf, 1990. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. Advance copy for review with promo sheets laid in. Originally published in Spanish in 1928, this is his only complete work of prose. Adán, a Peruvian, is considered one of the greatest Latin American poets. He succumbed to alcohol early and spent much of his life in institutions.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 52295More details Price: USD $18.95
THE GREEN HOUSE. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa
Edition: First edition in English.
New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Blue cloth, gold endpapers, green top edges. A fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket a bit worn at spine ends, sticker stain on front flap, VG otherwise, no fading, flap price intact. The Peruvian author's second novel, it won the 1967 Romulo Gallegos Award, the most important Latin American literary prize.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 34320More details Price: USD $29.95
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: HardcoverBook ID: 8632More details Price: USD $65.00