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CUBAN POETRY 1959-1966.
Havana: Book Institute, 1967.
Review copy with slip of the Canadian distributor (Progress Books) laid in. Thick octavo, grey boards. (789), pp. Fine copy. Dust jacket has nicks, closed tears, and slight rubbing to spine tips, upper outer corner of front panel; VG otherwise. Photos, biographical sketches, checklists, and poems in Spanish with English translation on facing pages, of 40 Cuban poets. Note heavier book, extra shipping will be required.
$35.00                          Book Number: 14151                          Order / Enquire



(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.
$19.00                          Book Number: 41867                          Order / Enquire



BOMBAL, Maria-Luísa, 1910-80
HOUSE OF MIST
New York: Farrar, Straus, 1947.
Octavo, green cloth. Yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has both corners of front flap clipped; spine lightly darkened, with slight rubbing to folds; rubbing and small corner chips at ends; rear panel lightly soiled and yellowed, with large tears to upper outer corner internally repaired with old, now yellowed, cellotape; yellowing and rubbing to flap folds; in all, good, but still respectable in appearance. The highly regarded Chilean author's first novel, La última niebla (1935). Jacket blurb by her friend Jorge Luis Borges ("Stories of melancholy magic."). Bombal was living with Pablo Neruda when she wrote the book. She re-wrote it herself in English for this edition.
$29.50                          Book Number: 39206                          Order / Enquire



BRUSHWOOD, John S.
MEXICO IN ITS NOVEL: a nation's search for its identity
Austin: University of Texas, 1975.
Third printing. Red cloth. pp (xiv), 292. Index. Light glue residue from removed label inside front cover, else fine. Red jacket has faded spine, VG otherwise. Includes a chronlogical list of novels at rear.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44794                          Order / Enquire



CARPENTIER, Alejo
THE LOST STEPS. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onis.
New York: Knopf, 1956.
Cloth and boards. Light sunning to the pink top page edges and to the boards; light endpaper foxing; text paper lightly yellowed; else a VG unworn copy, no owner names. White dust jacket has tanning to the spine, lesser tanning to the panels; light rubbing to spine folds, short tears to spine tips, one small chip to lower inner corner of rear panel; VG otherwise, still attractive, flap price intact. The first book to be translated into English of the great Cuban writer, reprinted in the Penguin Modern Classics paperback series, and one of the more important Latin American novels. Garcia Marquez claims that this was the book which most influenced his own writing. A sophisticated modern man suffering from weltschmertz tries to make a new life in the primitive upper reaches of a great South American river, the author's way of exploring the important theme of the relationship between the old European culture and that of the New World.
$25.00                          Book Number: 16422                          Order / Enquire



COFIÑO LOPÉZ, Manuel
TIEMPO DE CAMBIO
La Habana (Havana), Cuba: Instituto del Libro, 1969.
pp (87), Card covers with flaps. Pencil notes at rear, light rubbing to edges, ink price at front, VG otherwise. Short stories. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44729                          Order / Enquire



DONOSO, José
CHARLESTON & Other Stories. Translated by Andree Conrad.
Boston: David R. Godine, 1977.
#144/200 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Light rubbing to delicate spine gilt lettering, else fine in green cloth & boards slipcase.
$50.00                          Book Number: 430                          Order / Enquire



DONOSO, José
CORONATION. Translated from the Spanish by Jocasta Goodwin
New York: Knopf, 1965.
Octavo, dark blue cloth and green boards, black top page edges. Light sticker shadow on front free endpaper, just a few small tan spots to endpapers, else fine, no owner names, top page edges dark and unfaded. The George Salter dust jacket has shallow chips and one small tear ends of lightly sunned spine; very small chips to outer corners; nicks to edges; small chip to lower front panel; VG otherwise, flap price intact. First novel of the reknowed Chilean author, it won the William Faulkner Foundation Prize in 1962. Set in Santiago,
$34.95                          Book Number: 39108                          Order / Enquire



DORR, Nicolás
EL AGITADO PLEITO ENTRE UN AUTOR Y UN ÁNGEL
La Habana (Havana), Cuba: Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, 1973.
Card covers with flaps, with dust jacket which announces the Premio de teatro José Antonio Ramos UNEAC 1972. pp (96). VG copy. A play. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44731                          Order / Enquire



DURÁN, (Cheli, editor and translator).
THE YELLOW CANARY WHOSE EYE IS SO BLACK.
New York: Macmillan, 1977.
Brown cloth spine and red boards. (xxiv), (348) pp. Minor soiling to page edges; else a VG copy, no previous owner marks. Price-clipped dust jacket has nicks and slight rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; internal t ape stains not showing externally; otherwise VG. A bilingual anthology of Latin American Hispanic poetry from pre-Columbian to the present. Darío, Mistral, Vallejo, Paz, Neruda, many others.
$19.50                          Book Number: 15284                          Order / Enquire



EGER, Ernestina N.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRITICISM OF CONTEMPORARY CHICANO LITERATURE
Berkeley, CA: Chicano Studies Libraries Publications / University of California, 1982.
pp (xxiv), 295, card covers. Some rubbing to the covers, VG otherwise, no owner marks.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44594                          Order / Enquire



FERNÁNDEZ RETAMAR, Roberto
CUADERNO PARALELO
La Habana (Havana), Cuba: Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, 1973.
pp (113), [3]. Photos in text. Card covers with flaps. VG copy. Poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$25.00                          Book Number: 44732                          Order / Enquire



FERNÁNDEZ, José
THE GAUCHO MARTIN FIERRO. Adapted from the Spanish and Rendered into English Verse by Walter Owen with Drawings by Alberto Guiraldes
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, c1936, 1936.
Octavo. pp (4), (xxvi), 326, (4). Rebound in horse hair over parchment, yellow endpapers, spine lettered in black. Some rubbed spots to covers, slight yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Binding by "Peuser". "The present edition of my English version of the great national epic of the Argentine is a facsimile reproduction of the text and illustrations of the limited English edition of 450 copies, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, St. Aldates, and published in August of last year by Basil Blackwell of Oxford. The only alteration in the book is the substitution of the present preface by one that had been written specially for the Oxford publication."- Preface. The original Spanish edition of this great epic poem was published in 1873.
$60.00                          Book Number: 38495                          Order / Enquire



Fernández, José Manuel
El tren de las 11:30
La Habana, Cuba: (La Tertulia), 1964 (for 1965), 1965.
pp 17, stapled, laid into dust wrapper. Some rubbing to edges of wrapper, text paper yellowed, partial separation at rear, VG otherwise. Cuandernos de Prosa 6. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44730                          Order / Enquire



FUENTES, Carlos
TODOS LOS GATOS SON PARDOS.
Mexico: Suglo Vientiuno, 1970.
16mo, card covers with flaps. [4], (188) pp. Small creases to head of spine; tiny nick to lower edge of front cover; else fine, no previous owner marks. A play about the Aztecs and the Conquistodores.
$20.00                          Book Number: 14629                          Order / Enquire



FUENTES, Carlos
A CHANGE OF SKIN. Translated by Sam Hileman.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968.
Pink cloth. Sunning to the purple topstain, as usual, else fine. Price-clipped jacket is nearly fine, with crease to rear flap, faint tanning to spine, rear panel.
$19.50                          Book Number: 6640                          Order / Enquire



FUENTES, Carlos
THE HYDRA HEAD. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1978.
Black cloth gilt. Flaking to author's gilt initials on front cover, as often, else fine in price-clipped jacket.
$15.00                          Book Number: 43203                          Order / Enquire



FUENTES, (Carlos).
THE HYDRA HEAD. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1978.
ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF in light green non-pictorial card covers. Book has the slightest of leaning; very light spine sunning with nick at foot; soft shallow bruise to lower edge of rear cover and last few leaves of text; else fine.
$20.00                          Book Number: 8826                          Order / Enquire



GARCIA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel
LA AVENTURA DE MIGUEL LITTIN CLANDESTINO EN CHILE.
Mexico: Editorial Diana, 1986.
Mexican issue. White boards, spine lettered in black. (155), [5]pp. Tiny bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; narrow band of light tanning to upper and lower edges of covers; neat 1986 ink name to half title page and again to just above "Coleccion Periodistica" on the title page; else fine. Black on white jacket has 1/4 inch tears to folds at spine tips; tear to upper outer corner of rear panel internally repaired; minute soiling, soft creases to panels; near fine otherwise, attractive, no chips. Printed in Columbia. Verso of title states "1a. edicion, junio, 1986". Covers 20.4 cm tall. This is the uncommon variant of the Mexican issue with the sheets sewn (instead of perfect bound) and the book a bit taller.
$50.00                          Book Number: 7343                          Order / Enquire



GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Gabriel
THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman
New York: Knopf, 1990.
Green cloth. Fine in fine jacket.
$18.50                          Book Number: 43213                          Order / Enquire



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