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Diccionario arabe-espanol /Qamus Arabi-Isbani (Spanish Edition)

By Corriente, Federico

Madrid: Instituto Hispano-Arabe de Cultura, 1970. Spanish to Arabic dictionary. 480p. Heavy volume . 2nd Ed. Hardcover. Near Fine.


A Visit to the House and Museum of El Greco

By Gomez-Moreno, Maria Elena

Madrid: Fundaciones Vega-Inclán, 1979. 25p. + 8 Pages of plate [ B & W] Foldout diagram of museum . Pbk. Near Finre.


Pimsleur Beginner Spanish

By Pimsleur

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Learn To Speak Spanish The Fast And Easy Pimsleur Way Eight individual 30-minute lessons Instant recall of words and phrases Totally Audio - No booklet required.The Pimsleur Method is fast and effective Dr. Paul Pimsleur found that the human brain absorbs information most effectively in 30-minute increments. These lessons are designed as progressive steps that allow you to learn a language without reading material. At the completion of this comprehensive program, you will be well on your way to speaking SPANISH.. First Thus. Boxed Set. As New. Audio Cassette.


Among Books and Roses

By Carol, Marius

Barcelona: Ediciones De La Magrana , 1996. In Spain St. Jordi"s Day, April 23rd is also the anniversary date of Shakespeare and Cervantes and has been celebrated in Spain as the Day of the Book since 1926. For one day the city of Barcelona becomes the biggest book exhibition in the world - schools move outside as do booksellers and book lovers all over Catalonia. This book describes the event and its significance and there is a short essay about S. Jordi by Josep M. Ainaud de Lasarte laid in.. 109p. illus.DJ has a small 1.5" tear. . 1st. English Edition . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Catalunya. A country of Encounters

Barcelona: Generalitat de Catalunya, 2004. 1st. English Edition . French Wraps. As New.


Spanish Leaves

By Tracy, Honor

New York: Random House, 1964. "A pungent and thoutful portrait of a people, their institutions and their stark, beautiful land. Above all it is an affectionate and unsentimental tribute to a country that Miss Tracy regards as a second home." . Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


Spinsters in Spain

By Ford-Inman, Nancy & Nutting, Marion L

London: Heath Cranton, 1938. Two rather feckless English women travelling in Spain just prior to the Civil war and seemingly quite oblivious to the political tensions. Descriptions of places and the various maids, shopgirls and other women they met. 232p. illus. index. Cover a little worn/sshabby and some light foxing to ffep etc. . Hard Cover. Good>Very Good/No Jacket.


Ispano-Ellenikoi Kai Elleno-Ispanikoi Dialogoi

By Katsara, Marina

Athens: Ekdoseis Michali Sideri, 2004. Bi-lingual Greek and Spanish dialogues. Maps. 1st Greek Ed.. Soft Cover. New.


Mallorca: The Island of a Thousand Faces

By Herranz, Albert

Sant Lluis, Menorca: Triangle Postals, 1901. The island of Mallorca illustrated with delightful colour photographs. 206p.. First Edition. French Wraps. Fine.


As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

By Lee, Laurie

London: Andre Deutsch, 1969. At the age of 19 the author left his English village to walk to London ... and then onwards to the Spain of the Civil War "He walked from Vigo to the Mediterranean, sleeping in fields, olive groves and the courtyards of inns, and playing his fiddle in streets and cafes. He saw a country still in the grip of mediaevalism, and a people who were at first an exotic spectacle for his pleasure but who became as real as himself."Exceptionally clean crisp copy. Name of previous owner inside front cover,else fine.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/As New.


The Spanish Temper

By Pritchett, V. S

London: Chatto & Windus, 1954. "... a picture of Spain as it has been and is now. Allusive, psychological, historical, panoramic, evocative, and convincing, it probes very deeply into the realities of Spanish living. It touches politics, economics, religion, sex, art, geography, and literature. Only in Catalonia, Mr. Pritchett shows, is Spain predominatly European; he brings to life on the printed page a fascinating country more than half North African--and in part gypsy--which is like nothing else in the world.". . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Mediterranean Vernacular: A Vanishing Architectural Tradition

By Atroshenko, V.I.;Grundy, Milton

New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Large format, beautifully illustrated volume .Surveys buildings in North Africa, sapin and italy, with many examples of buildings in Greece and the islands Includes an article by Neil Parkyn which discusses "The Influemce of the Vernacular" on 192p. illus bibliography.index . 1st US Ed.. Hard Cover. New/New.


Museo Sefardi Toledo : The Synagogue of El Transito

By Lopez Alvarez, Ana Maria; Palomero Plaza, Santiago & Menendes Robles, Maria Luisa

Madrid, Spain: Aldeasa, 1997. Translation by Nigel Williams" An illustrated guide to the Museum 78p. illus map bibliography. French Wraps. Fine.


Virgin Spain: Scenes From the Spiritual Drama of a Great People

By Frank, Waldo

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Somewhat imaginative interpretation of religion and culture in Spain .This is the book about Spanish culture than Ernest Hemingway mocked and ridiculed in " Death in the Afternoon " 301p. illustrated endpapers Neat tight copy . . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Love and the Spanish

By Epton, Nina

London: Cassell, 1961. "Spain, writes Nina Epton, is a country of Magdalenes and repentant Don Juans as well as of gay sinners'. This sums up concisely and colourfully--as far as love can ever be summed up--what must be considered as the Spanish attitude to love both in the past and indeed at the present time, for it has changed remarkably little over the centuries, and only now has enlightened thought to some extent begun to free love from strangling conventions and taboos." 216p. plates index. delightful jacket design by "Biro" Clean tight and unmarked . Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped.


Spain: an Interpretation

By Ganivet, Angel y Garcia [1865-1898]

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. This translation of Ganivet's "Idearum Espanol" [was] made by J.M.Carey. Introduction By R.M. Nadal Ángel Ganivet y García, (born Dec. 13, 1865, Granada, Spain,died Nov. 29, 1898, Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire), Spanish essayist and novelist [his] most important work is the Idearium español (1897; Spain, an Interpretation), an essay that examines the Spanish temperament and the historical basis of the political situation of his country. In this essay he asserts that Spaniards are basically stoical and that the country has wasted its energies on territorial aggrandizement. He maintains that Spain has suffered from "abulia" a state of paralysis of the will. This copy signed on ffep by previous owner, Ronald Bryden, renowned Canadian theatre critic. Neat tiught copy, but cover a little faded . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Romance of the Basque Country and the Pyrenees

By Elsner, Eleanor

New York: Dodd Mead & Co. A book about the unique Basque people living in the Pyrenees on the borders of Spain and France. No date [ c1927] 319p plates bibliography.index. Clean tight copy, ffep missing, pages untrimmed, some pages roughly cut.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Scripta Mediterranea Volumes XIX - XX 1998-1999

Toronto: Canadian Institute For Mediterranean Studies, 1999. Scripta Mediterranea is the journal of the Canadian Institute For Mediterranean Studies, an international learned society based in Canada and devoted to the study of all aspects of Mediterreanean culture and civilization, past and present, with a special interest in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural investigation.This issue (1998-199) has numerous articles reflecting varius topics relating to the interaction of various regions in Europe with Islamic and Arabic culture - Spain, Malta, Italy , Sicily, Provence, etc. . First Thus. Fine.


The Festive Food of Spain

By Butcher, Nicholas

London: Kyle Cathie, 199. Neat small book about Spanish food - would make a nice gift. 81p. illus [col] . 1st UK Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Sally Maltby .


The Festive Food of Spain

By Butcher, Nicholas

London: Kyle Cathie, 199. Neat small book about Spanish food - would make a nice gift. 81p. illus [col] . 1st UK Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Sally Maltby .


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