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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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  • ON AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, and the nature and properties of Peruvian guano. Fifth edition by NESBIT, J.C.
    NESBIT, J.C.
    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: 36952
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  • ADÁN, Martín
    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: 52295
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  • VARGAS LLOSA, Mario
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34320
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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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