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ALLAN, Luke (pseud. of William Lacey Amy)
THE MANY COLOURED THREAD. By Luke Allan (Lacey Amy)
London: Herbert Jenkins, 1932.
Octavo, orange cloth. pp (x), 11-311, [1, blank], [8, ads]. Slight wear at spine ends; page edges yellowed; small black ink spot on front cover; yellowing to endpapers; damp stains to margins of rear endpapers; in all, a good, tight & unworn copy, no owner names. Watters p237. A novel set in the Baleric Islands (Majorca) by this Canadian author. Uncommon. AMICUS locates at AEU, NBFU. and OONBL
$45.00 Book Number: 38716 Order / Enquire
AMICIS, Edmondo de
SPAIN AND THE SPANIARDS. Translated from the Tenth Edition of the Italian by Stanley Rhoads Yarnall
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates, 1895.
Two volumes, original white cloth ornately decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, bound in ribbon markers. pp , 293, ; , 292,  + numerous photo plates with captioned tissue guards and a colour folding map at rear of Vol. II. Yellowing to fore and bottom page edges and to endpapers; armorial bookplate and 1908 ink owner name and place (Zamora, Michigan) on front endpapers of both volumes; light damp stain along lower margin of rear cover of both volumes; else a bright and tight, near fine pair. In the original dust jackets, red cloth covered paper with spines gilt lettered. Mild wear to tips of bit sunned spine, jackets are otherwise VG generally. Nice copy of a pretty edition of this book on Spain. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$50.00 Book Number: 26405 Order / Enquire
USURPERS. Translated by Carolyn Richmond.
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.
$15.00 Book Number: 14771 Order / Enquire
BARING-GOULD, S., 1834-1924
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.
$50.00 Book Number: 26331 Order / Enquire
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.
$24.95 Book Number: 26353 Order / Enquire
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
THE INTERLUDES OF CERVANTES. Translated from the Spanish with a Preface and Notes by S. Griswold Morley
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.
$18.95 Book Number: 23805 Order / Enquire
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
THE SPANISH LADIE and Two Other Stories from Cervantes. Translated from the Original by James Mabbe, 1640, and Newly Illustrated by Douglas Perry Bliss
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.
$29.95 Book Number: 26634 Order / Enquire
Delicado, Francisco, fl. 1480-1533.
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 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.
$275.00 Book Number: 41697 Order / Enquire
ELLIOT, Frances Minto
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.
$45.00 Book Number: 15166 Order / Enquire
SELECTED POEMS. Selected and Translated with a Preface by Magda Bogin and an Introduction by Francesc Vallverdu.
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.
$17.50 Book Number: 16184 Order / Enquire
GIRONELLA, José María
PEACE AFTER WAR. Translated from Spanish by Joan MacLean
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.
$30.00 Book Number: 43201 Order / Enquire
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.
$15.00 Book Number: 35925 Order / Enquire
THE KHARJAS: A critical bibliography
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.
$15.00 Book Number: 34700 Order / Enquire
HUGHES, Emmet John
REPORT FROM SPAIN
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.
$22.00 Book Number: 12873 Order / Enquire
Jones, Alan & Richard Hitchcock, editors
Studies On The Muwassah and The Kharja, Proceedings of The Exeter International Colloquium.
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.
$25.00 Book Number: 34592 Order / Enquire
BEHIND THE SPANISH BARRICADES
London: Secker & Warburg, 1936.
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.
$30.00 Book Number: 45063 Order / Enquire
LOVETT, Gabriel H.
NAPOLEON AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN SPAIN. I. The Challenge to the Old Order. II. The Struggle Without and Within.
New York: 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.
$35.00 Book Number: 12078 Order / Enquire
AND NO MAN’S WIT
London: Collins, 1940.
Blue cloth. Text paper a little toned, page edges yellowed, tape stains to free endpapers, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has a three inch creased tear to upper inner corner of front panel; spine lightly sunned, with chips at head (one letter lost), sticker shadow at lower spine; fair. A novel about a liberal and well-meaning English family living in Spain after the civil war.
$25.00 Book Number: 35989 Order / Enquire
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.
$19.50 Book Number: 36002 Order / Enquire
Spanish Drama of Pathos, 1750-1808 (2 volumes)
Toronto: 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.
$45.00 Book Number: 35274 Order / Enquire