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Spanish Drama of Pathos, 1750-1808 (2 volumes)
Edition: First Canadian issue
University of Toronto Press, 1970. Two volumes, octavo, terra cotta cloth. VG+ copies, no owner names nor text marks. Vol. II has some sunning to margins of front panel, jackets are VG+ otherwise. Vol. I deals with high tragedy, Vol. II with low tragedy. 2 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 35274More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
Studies On The Muwassah and The Kharja, Proceedings of The Exeter International Colloquium.
Edition: First edition.
Reading, England: Ithaca Press, for the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford University, 1991. pp (6), (iv), 197. Octavo, dark blue boards. Inscribed by editor Hitchcock at front. Near fine in like jacket.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 34592
THE CID (El Poema del Mio Cid). A Verse Translation by W.S. Merwin (THE POEM OF THE CID) (proof copy)
Edition: First UK printing
London: Dent, 1959. Advance uncorrected proof. Octavo, pink non-pictorial printed paper covers. , (xii), 240,  pp. Front cover has typed label at top "The Poem of the Cid". Sunned spine has a small chip and neatly repaired tears at foot, small tear at head; front cover has some sunning and a corner crease; rear cover has some darkening and sunning and lacks the lower outer corner; corner crease to one leaf near middle and to last leaf; yellowing to page edges; else a VG tight copy. Very scarce advance format of this translation of the great epic poem of Spain, by an important modern poet. The published version used the title THE POEM OF THE CID.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 20210More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50
The Gallant Cause: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
Edition: First Edition
Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1996. pp (xvi), 280. Photos, index. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 45133More details Price: USD $14.95 USD $13.46
THE INTERLUDES OF CERVANTES. Translated from the Spanish with a Preface and Notes by S. Griswold Morley
Edition: First of this edition
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1948. Octavo, (xii), 223 pp. Grey cloth. Interesting bookplate on front pastedown, page edges lightly yellowed, else fine. Flaps and clipped panels (only) of dust jacket laid in. Eight entremés, or brief farces, that were written as fast-moving light entertainments between the acts of a play in 16th century Spain, translated for the first time as a whole into English.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 23805More details Price: USD $18.95 USD $17.06
THE KHARJAS: A critical bibliography
Edition: First edition.
London: Grant and Cutler, 1977. Octavo, card covers. pp 68. Fine copy, inscribed by the author. A kharja or kharjah is the final refrain of a muwashshah, a lyric genre of Al-Andalus (the Islamic Iberian Peninsula) written in Arabic or Ibero-Romance. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 34700More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50
THE LITERATURE OF THE SPANISH PEOPLE from Roman Times to the Present Day
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1953. Octavo, xxii, 494 pp. Second edtion, corrected and slightly enlarged, with new author preface. Tanning to page edges, 1953 ink owner inscription on front free endpaper, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Pale grey dust jacket has small corner chips at tips of tanned and rubbed spine; light tanning to panels; VG otherwise.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 26353More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS & Co.
Edition: First printing
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1961. Grey cloth. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has nicks, light rubbing, and shallow chjp to ends of slightly yellowed spine; slight rubbing and tiny chips to outer corners of panels; light soiling to rear panel; small tear to front panel; VG otherwise, still attractive. A satirical roman-à-clef of Robert Graves and Majorca. Phillip Sparrow = Graves, Xanadu = Majorca. The Canadian poet Hine stayed with Graves for a few weeks in the late 50s, where he wrote a masque for Graves' sixty-fifth birthday.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 49264More details Price: USD $34.95 USD $31.46
THE RISE OF THE ARAGONESE - CATALAN EMPIRE 1200-1350 (2 volumes)
New York University Press, 1970. Two volumes. (xviii), 275, ; (x), (275)-624 pp. Very nearly fine pair, no owner names or marks.. Jackets lightly rubbed, with a few short tears, rear panels dusty, VG otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 12077More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New. Volume I. THE MIDDLE AGES [Vol. 1 only]
New York: Macmillan, 1936. Later printing. Blue cloth. pp xxviii, 529 + 3 colour maps (2 are double-page) + 3 folding charts. Soft bump to lower outer corners throughout, tanning to inner margins of endpapers from binding, some skinning to the upper margins of the double-page maps (no printing affected), else fine, no owner names. The yellow dust jacket has a shallow chip (no lettering affected) across the head of the lightly sunned spine; short closed tears to panels; VG, attractive. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 26351
The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New. Volume II. THE CATHOLIC KINGS [Vol. 2 only]
New York: Macmillan, 1936. Later printing. Blue cloth. pp (xvi), 387 + double page colour map as frontispiece + double-page and one single page map. Soft bumps to outer corners of covers and early & late leaves, light endpaper tanning at inner margins, else fine, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket has nicks and tiny chips to ends of lightly darkened spine, mild dust soiling to rear panel; VG+ otherwise.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 26352
THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961. Third printing, same year as first. Red cloth. , (xxx), 720 pp, index, plates. A fine, jacketless copy. A standard book on the subject. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 44968More details Price: USD $17.95 USD $16.16
THE SPANISH LADIE and Two Other Stories from Cervantes. Translated from the Original by James Mabbe, 1640, and Newly Illustrated by Douglas Perry Bliss
Edition: First of this edition
Oxford & London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1928. Quarto, , 199 pp. Quarter bound in maroon cloth and grey boards. Black & white and colour illustrations in text (stencilled at the Curwen Press). Corners of boards a little worn, small bumps; rear board has large brown stains; tight copy otherwise, text clean & unworn, no owner names. In addition to the title story, contains The Jealous Husband and The Liberall Lover.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 26634More details Price: USD $29.95 USD $26.96
Toward the Inquisition: Essays on Jewish and Converso History in Late Medieval Spain
Edition: First printing
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1997. Grey cloth. pp (269). Fine in fine jacket.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 50957More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
USURPERS. Translated by Carolyn Richmond.
Edition: First edition in English
Madrid: Iberia, 1986. Narrow octavo. Pictorial card covers with flaps. Light rubbing to spine and flap folds; small soil spots to fore edges of text; else a VG clean & unworn copy, no owner names. Actually printed in 1987, as a reissue of 1949 edition. Seven short stories by this important Spanish author, for many years an exile living in Argentina. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 14771More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50