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A BOOK OF THE PYRANEES. With Twenty-Five Illustrations
New York: Dutton, 1908. Maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp , 309 + one map and 24 photographic plates; indexed. Oct, 1911, ink private owner inscription on front free endpaper; minor rubbing to spine tips, with a nick at head of spine; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Made from UK sheets. UK and US firsts were in 1907, this copy has the half-title leaf on a stub for some reason.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 26331More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00
BEHIND THE SPANISH BARRICADES
Edition: First UK printing
London: Secker & Warburg. Black cloth. pp xvi, 17-303 + plates. Xmas, 1936, ink gift inscription at front, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Said to be the first published eye-witness account of the Spanish Civil War. Pro-Republican.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 45063
BELARMINO AND APOLONIO. Translated from the Spanish and with an Introduction by Murray Baumgarten and Gabriel Berns.
Edition: First edition in English
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. Black cloth. , (xii), (203),  pp. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. This modern Spanish classic, the author's masterpiece, was first published in 1921. Often compared with DON QUIXOTE, "it is a philosophical tour de force containing Pérez de Ayala's opinions on life, the human condition, science, art, and religion - all expressed with fine irony and a Cervantesque sense of comedy." - jacket. The author, born in Asturias, served as ambassador to England for the Spanish Republic 1931-36.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 16001More details Price: USD $17.95 USD $16.16
BETHUNE. Second edition
Edition: First US edition
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1979. Green cloth. pp (xiv), 210 + photos on text paper. Bibliography, index. VG+, no owner names. Dust jacket has short tears, generally VG. First published Toronto, 1973, this reprint adds a new author Foreword. Biography of the great Canadian doctor who aided the Republic in the Spanish Civil War and marched with the Red Army in the Sino-Japanese War. He is a great hero in China to this day.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44273More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
CÁNTICO: a selection. Edited by Norman Thomas di Giovanni
Boston: Little, Brown, c1965. Octavo, card covers. Orange spine a little sunned, light yellowing to rear cover, VG uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. Spanish author, text in Spanish and English. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 35925More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50
Edition: First printing
London: Methuen, 1937. Black cloth, endpaper maps. pp xxiv, 326. Yellowing and slight foxing to page edges; outer corners of covers bumped, with soft bump to upper outer corners of text throughout; else a VG clean, bright & tight copy, no owner names. dust jacket has some chips near tips of lightly darkened spine; mild rubbing; VG otherwise. A book about the history of Catalonia and its part in the Spanish Civil War, by a noted British authority.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 26354
DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON
London: Cape, 1956. 8th UK printing (first was in 1932). Maroon cloth. B&w photos. Small bruise to lower outer corners of covers, light yellowing to page edges, VG+ othewise. Colourful jacket has nicks and very small chips to ends of very slightly faded and darkened spine, internal tanning, VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. An attractive copy of Hemingway's seminal book on bullfighting.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 51696More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
FABLED SHORE: From the Pyrennes to Portugal
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949. Second printing, same year as first. Red cloth. pp (xii), 200 + plates. Endpaper maps. Spine lightly sunned, else a VG jacketless copy, no owner names. Travelogue - Mediterranean coast of Spain and Portugal.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 36002More details Price: USD $19.50 USD $17.55
HISPANIC STUDIES IN HONOUR OF I. GONZÁLEZ LLUBERA
Edition: First edition.
Oxford: Dolphin Book Company, 1959. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp 440, (4) + frontis. portrait with tissue guard. Spine lightly sunned, tissue guard loose and creased, private ink name at front, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no text marks. Dr Llubera became Head of the Department of Spanish in 1920 and in 1926, Musgrave Professor of Spanish Language and Literature at Queen's University, Belfast. This festschrift was published on the occasion of this retirement after 40 years' service.Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 30322
JOURNEY TO THE FRONTIER: two roads to the Spanish Civil War
London: Constable, 1994. pp xviii, 430. Index, notes, photos. Fine copy. Examines the lives of the young English poets Julian Bell and John Cornford who died fighting in Spain.
Condition: Binding: Trade PaperbackBook ID: 44969More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
LUMINOUS REALITY: the poetry of Jorge Guillén
Edition: First Edition
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969. Blue cloth. pp (xxx), (218). Fine copy. Dust jacket has small tear, nick, spine sunning, VG otherwise. Inscribed by editor Ivask. Original poems by others, personal memoirs, and literary criticism, about the great modern poet of Spain, issued to mark his 75th birthday.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46744More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
NAPOLEON AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN SPAIN. I. The Challenge to the Old Order. II. The Struggle Without and Within.
New York University Press, 1965. Ted cloth. (xiv), 414, ; (x), (415)-884 pp. Volume II has sunning to the pink top page edges, else a fine pair in VG+ jackets. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 12078
OLD COURT LIFE IN SPAIN (2 volumes)
London: Chapman & Hall, 1893. Two volumes, red and yellow cloth gilt, dark grey endpapers. xii, 345; (viii), 307 pp. Spines lightly darkened, with moderate wear to spine tips; some soiling and cloth bubbling to the yellow cloth covers; armorial bookplate in each v olume; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; tanning to page edges; else a very good pair, tight in the bindings. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 15166More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
PEACE AFTER WAR. Translated from Spanish by Joan MacLean
Edition: First US printing
New York: Knopf, 1969. Maroon cloth. 774 pp. Light yellowing to page edges, fading to the (red) top edges, else fine, no owner names, in VG+ price-clipped jacket. A novel set in Catalonia after the Civil War and during WWII. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 43201
PETER THE CRUEL. The Life of the Notorious Don Pedro of Castille. Together with an Account of his Relations with the Famous Maria de Padilla.
Edition: First edition.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1911. Red cloth gilt, top edge gilt. pp (x), 355, [8,16 ads] + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other plates. Spine sunned; bump to lower fore corner of front cover; yellowing and light foxing to page edges and endpapers; some foxing in text; partial W.H. Smith label on rear pastedown; armorial bookplate of Athelstan Joseph Alexander Keane pasted over another lable at front offset a bit onto facing page; else a good clean, tight and unworn copy. 14th century Spanish king Peter I, King of Castile and Leon.
Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 26339
POEMS FOR SPAIN. With an Introduction by Stephen Spender (SIGNED)
Edition: First printing
London: Hogarth Press, 1939. Red cloth lettered in yellow. Spine a little sunned with faint sunning to margins of covers; bit of foxing and faint yellowing to free endpapers; page edges yellowed, covers just a mite splayed, text paper lightly toned; about fine otherwise. Thick yellow jacket has nicks and small soil spot to ends of bit darkened spine, bit of foxiing and small soil spots to panels, light foxing to flaps; VG otherwise, flap price intact. SIGNED BY STEPHEN SPENDER. Contributions by Spender, Herbert Read, Rex Warner, Auden, George Barker, Jack Lindsay, Neruda, Day Lewis, MacNeice, and many others. Edition of 1200 copies. Woolmer 460.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 51860More details Price: USD $175.00 USD $157.50
REPORT FROM SPAIN
Edition: First UK edition
London: Latimer House, 1947. Blue cloth. 255 pp + frontispiece portrait (Franco) . Endpaper tanning from binding, light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket is a bit used, with rubbing to spine folds, shallow chips and tears to spine tips; long chip and creased tear to top of dust soiled rear panel; good. "Here is a book on Spain written by a trained historian, who served as press attaché at the American Embassy in Madrid from 1942 to 1946. The author is not a propagandist, either Left or Right, seeking to make a case, but an objective investigator bent on establishing facts and evaluating their significance." - jacket. Much on the Spanish Civil War.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 12873More details Price: USD $22.00 USD $19.80
Retrato de la Loçana andaluza : en lengua espan~ola, muy clarissi´ma, co[m]puesto en Roma ; el qual retrato demuestra lo que en Roma passaua y contiene munchas mas cosas que la Celestina
Valencia: Galleres de Tipografia Moderna, 1950. 28cm, 15 unstitched gatherings of 8 pp each, laid loose in a cream wrapper printed in red and white. Page edges unopened. Wrapper has light soiling; tape repairs at ends of spine; contents fine, cover VG..Facsimile reprint of the only known copy of the 1st edition, [Venice? 1528?], preserved in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. No 133 of a limited edition of 218 copies printed on specially made "Royal Annam" paper. Woodcut illustrations, text in gothic letter. "Francisco Delicado (or Delgado) (c. 1480 - c. 1535) was a Spanish writer and editor of the Renaissance. Little is known about his life. He was born in Cordoba, Spain and, by uncertain reasons, he…(more)
Valencia: Galleres de Tipografia Moderna, 1950. 28cm, 15 unstitched gatherings of 8 pp each, laid loose in a cream wrapper printed in red and white. Page edges unopened. Wrapper has light soiling; tape repairs at ends of spine; contents fine, cover VG..Facsimile reprint of the only known copy of the 1st edition, [Venice? 1528?], preserved in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. No 133 of a limited edition of 218 copies printed on specially made "Royal Annam" paper. Woodcut illustrations, text in gothic letter. "Francisco Delicado (or Delgado) (c. 1480 - c. 1535) was a Spanish writer and editor of the Renaissance. Little is known about his life. He was born in Cordoba, Spain and, by uncertain reasons, he moved to Rome, where he became vicar and Italianized his surname to Delicado. After the sack of Rome, he went to Venice where he wrote his novel Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty Andalusian Woman (El retrato de la Loçana Andaluza, 1528), that continues on the lines of the novel in dialogue exemplified by Celestina. The book is a social and historical portrait of Rome and its dark side in the first years of the 16th century, and one of the first works of the picaresque novel." - Wikipedia. Note.:just over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.(less)
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 41697More details Price: USD $275.00 USD $247.50
SELECTED POEMS. Selected and Translated with a Preface by Magda Bogin and an Introduction by Francesc Vallverdu.
Edition: First US printing
New York: Norton, 1989. Octavo, dark blue cloth, xxxiv, 153,  pp. Fine copy. Price-clipped silver jacket has light surface rubbing, else fine. First book in the USA by this important Catalan poet, one of Spain's greatest of the 20th century. Poems are in Catalan with facing English translation.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 16184More details Price: USD $17.50 USD $15.75
SEVEN RED SUNDAYS. Translated from the Spanish by Sir Chalmers Mitchell
Edition: First edition in English
London: Faber, 1936. Red cloth. pp (439). Light sunning, shelf rubbing, to spine tips, else a VG+ clean, bright & tight copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has large chip, tears, old tape stains, to rear panel, chips to spine tips, shallow chips, tears to front panel - just fair. The Spanish author's third novel, first one translated into English, a story of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Sender fought with the Republicans, and then settled in the USA.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 26748More details Price: USD $34.95 USD $31.46