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CHATWIN, Bruce
IN PATAGONIA
New York: Summit Books, c1977 (1978), 1978.
Octavo, cloth & boards, 203 pp. VG clean copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a corner crease to both flaps, VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. An attractive copy of the author's first book.
$65.00                          Book Number: 33238                          Order / Enquire



IMAZ, Jose Luis de
LOS QUE MANDAN (Those Who Rule). Translated and with an Introduction by Carlos A. Astiz with Mary F. McCarthy.
Albany: State University of New York Press, 1970.
Brown cloth. (viii), 279, (1) pp. Fine copy. Jacket has a few edge nicks, generally fine. "This pioneering work...seeks to analyze the political process in Argentina...I believe that the book is one of the most important empirical studies which has been done in Latin America. As far as I know, it is the only analysis for any Latin American country which goes into detail concerning the social origins, academic backgrounds and the like of the different elites." - jacket.
$15.00                          Book Number: 6109                          Order / Enquire



QUIROGA, Eduardo [pseud. of ?].
ON FORBIDDEN GROUND
London: Deutsch, 1986.
Red boards. [4], (92) pp. Fine in fine jacket. A short novel about an Argentinian conscripted soldier writing to his English girl friend during the Falklands War. First book in English by this Argentinian writer who at time of publication was living in Paris, having lived in London. Translator not given, but likely P.A. Brewer, who is the credited translator in the 1987 US edition. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$18.00                          Book Number: 17150                          Order / Enquire



THORNTON, Lawrence
IMAGINING ARGENTINA
New York: Doubleday, 1987.
Cloth & boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. An acclaimed political novel set in the Argentina of the late 1970's, a winner of the PEN / Hemingway Award. Author's first novel and second book.
$20.00                          Book Number: 43178                          Order / Enquire



WAST, Hugo (pseud. of Gustavo Adolfo Martínez Zuviría, 1883-1962)
THE STRENGTH OF LOVERS. Translated from the Spanish by Louis Imbert and Jacques LeClercq
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.
$30.00                          Book Number: 40850                          Order / Enquire



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