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The Man Who Was Alive and Well (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Wincelberg, Shimon (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Grenadier Productions, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film called "The Man Who Was Alive and Well," written by Shimon Wincelberg, produced for circulation at Grenadier Productions in Los Angeles, for purposes of script development. Wincelberg's notable film credits include "Fighter Attack" (1953), "The Legend of Custer" (1968), and "Cold Sweat" (1970), as well as several television… Read more
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Cien años de soledad [One Hundred Years of Solitude] (First Argentine Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1967
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$5,500.00

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Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1967. First Argentine Edition, preceding all others. The correct first edition of the Nobel Prize winner's masterpiece, published three years prior to the US edition, and the book that gained Garcia Marquez prominence amongst Latin American writers like Mario Vargos Llosa and Carlos Fuentes. A bright, attractive copy of a genuinely scarce high spot of… Read more
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$5,500.00
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La mala hora [In Evil Hour] (First Mexican Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1966
ISBN
9789681315870
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$850.00

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Mexico: Era, 1966. First Mexican Edition, preceded by 1962 Madrid edition, but the first printing of the text as Garcia Marquez originally intended. One of just 2,000 copies, and much scarcer than the 1962 Madrid edition of which 5,000 copies were printed. In an author's note to this edition, Gracia Marquez takes issue with the liberties taken… Read more
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$850.00
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La vuelta al dia en ochenta mundos (First Mexican Edition)

by Cortazar, Julio

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Published
1967
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$175.00

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Mexico: Siglo veintiuno editores, 1967. First Mexican Edition, preceding all others. Oblong octavo, softcover with stiff wrappers and patterned endpapers. One of 6000 numbered copies (this being No. 3367). Another 6000 copies were printed for distribution in Argentina. One of two almanac-style books produced by Cortazar, the other being "Último Round" (1969). Very Good plus,… Read more
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$175.00
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Alturas de Macchu Picchu [The Heights of Macchu Picchu] (Signed Limited Edition)

by Neruda, Pablo; Martin Chambi (photographer)

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Published
1954
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$4,500.00

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Chile: Nascimento, 1954. First printing of this edition. One of 1000 numbered copies (this being No. 680) SIGNED by the author. This copy retains the scarce insert on green paper that was issued with all copies, a bibliographic note on the genesis and publication history of the poem by Jorge Sanhueza. The first definitive edition of the… Read more
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Mexico City, Mexico: Excelsior, 1975. First Mexican Edition, preceding all others. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page and signed simply as "Julio," which is typical of how he signed for friends. Text in Spanish. A critique of large corporations' reach into Latin America, designed as a superhero comic book featuring the French serial antihero… Read more
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$750.00
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The Eagle and the Serpent (First Edition)

by Guzman, Martin Luis; Harriet de Onis (translator)

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Published
1930
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$325.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First American Edition, and first edition in English. A cornerstone novel about the Mexican Revolution. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight spine lean, long split to the rear pastedown. Jacket spine and folds slightly toned, with only a few tiny chips and tears at the extremities,… Read more
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Sky Over El Nido: Stories (Signed First Edition)

by Mayo, C.M.

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Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780820317663
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$25.00

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Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collects fourteen stories, many set in Mexico. Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Foxing to the page edges, else Near Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket.
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Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1978
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$85.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1978. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First American Edition. Light fading at the spine and extremities, else just about Fine and unread in light green wrappers. A lovely copy of a scarce proof.
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$85.00
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Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Edith Grossman (translator)

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Published
1993
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$50.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First American Edition. About Fine and unread in light green wrappers, with proof jacket stapled to the rear and publisher's materials stapled to the front wrapper. A lovely copy.
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$50.00
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Three Novellas (First UK Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780224032377
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$65.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1991. First UK Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. An attractive copy of this book, published in the US as "Collected Novellas.
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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor (First UK Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1986
ISBN
9780224021609
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$30.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First UK Edition. The usual light toning to page edges, with a hint of fading to the jacket spine, else Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A lovely copy, with publisher's price sticker to the bottom of the front flap.
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$30.00
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Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction (First Edition)

by Dorfman, Ariel; George Shivers (translator)

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Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780822311300
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$25.00

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Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. A lovely copy.
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Modern Latin American Fiction: A Survey (First Edition)

by King, John (editor)

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Published
1987
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571145089
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$25.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Light toning to page edges, else just about Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers. A lovely copy of this collection of essays discussing the works of the greats of Latin American literature.
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Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1979
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$95.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First UK Edition. Near Fine in red publisher's wrappers. Light fading to the top of the front panel, with fading and a few mild reading creases at the spine. An attractive copy of this set of short stories.
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$95.00
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News of a Kidnapping (Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1997
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$35.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First American Edition. Just about Fine and unread in gray wrappers. Bottom corner lightly bumped. An attractive copy.
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (UK Uncorrected Proof)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Gregory Rabassa (translation)

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Published
1982
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$65.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First UK Edition. Just about Fine in red wrappers, with just a hint of foxing to the page edges. An attractive copy, and basis for the 1987 film directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Rupert Everett.
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The Autumn of the Patriarch (First Edition)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa

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Published
1975
ISBN
9780060114190
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$45.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1975. First American Edition. About Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Light fading to the topstain, else book is Fine. Jacket has a hint of rubbing at the spine ends and corners, with mild laminate lift to the crown and a crease to the front flap. A bright, attractive copy.
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Of Love and Other Demons (Uncorrected Proof, UK)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1995. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine and unread in black and white wrappers. Crown lightly rubbed, else Fine.
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La mala hora [In Evil Hour] (Hardcover)

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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Published
1986
ISBN
9789681315870
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$75.00

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Mexico: Editorial Diana, 1986. First printing of this edition. Text in Spanish. Very Good plus in an about Fine dust jacket. Slightly cocked, with lightly bowed boards. Jacket has light toning to the spine panel, else Jacket is Fine. One of an edition of 5000.
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$75.00