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La Tia Tula.

By Miguel de Unamuno .

Madrid, Spain Salvat Editores, S.A., 1982. Paperback Very Good to Very Good+ in Wraps: shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the binding leans very slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. Would make a handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 5 x 0.5 inches). 186 pages. Prologo de Julian Marias. Language: Spanish. Weight: 6.5 ounces. Biblioteca Basica Salvat, 1. Appears to be the first volume of a Series of Unamuno's complete works. Originally published in 1921. Mass Market Paperback.

$14.70

The Three-Cornered Hat: The True History of an Affair Current in Certain Tales and Ballads, and Here Written Down as and How It Befel.

By Don Pedro Alarcon.

New York, NY Simon & Schuster, 1928. Hardcover Good: Shows significant indications of use: considerable wear to the extremities; slight loss to wear at the head of the backstrip; some splatter staining to the black cloth over boards at the front panel; this may have been some sort of classroom library copy, as there is a chart at the rear free endpaper which may be a checkout table and the entries appear to be made in a child-like untrained hand; the binding shows moderate lean, but remains secure; the text is clean. A sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.7 x 6.7 x 0.7 inches). xiv, 129 pages. Translated from the Spanish by Martin Armstrong. Profusely illustrated with delightfully rendered duotone drawings by Norman Tealby. Black cloth over boards with gilt titles and designs at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 16.7 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$5.29

The Family of Pascual Duarte.

By Camilo José Cela.

New York, NY Avon: Bard, 1982. Paperback First Edition Thus [1972], Fourth Printing [1982]. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: shows the slightest spine lean and a couple of creases to the backstrip; just a hint of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to the wrapper covers, which show some faint soiling to the areas of white background field; the pages have tanned very slightly, due to aging. The binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, tighly bound, showing some minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (6.85 x 4.2 x 0.5 inches). 144 pages. Translated and with an Afterward by Anthony Kerrigan. Language: English. Weight: 3.7 ounces. First Edition Thus [1990], Third Printing [1993]. Trade Paperback.

$4.70

Leyendas.

By Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer.

Madrid, Spain Ediciones Catedra S.A. , 2000. Paperback Sparse UNDERLINING IN INK AND Sparser HI-LIGHTING. MARGIN NOTES IN INK. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding, which is sewn, is perfectly secure. A single, very faint crease at the backstrip. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly-used copy, showing mild wear and several minor flaws: clean, tightly bound, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.05 x 4.3 x 0.7 inches). 373 pages. Edicion Pascual Izquierdo. Language: Spanish. Weight: 9.8 ounces. Letras Hispanicas (Book 244). Paperback.

$2.89

Wit of the Golden Age: Articles on Spanish Literature.

By T. E May .

Kassel, Germany Edition Reichenberger, 1986. Hardcover Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: just the mildest rubbing to the lamination of the panels; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a single, minor flaw. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.7 x 6.8 x 1.05 inches). xiv, 290 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.8 ounces. Teatro del Siglo de Oro Estudios de literatura 2. Hardback: Laminate Boards.

$44.10

Niebla (Nivola).
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Niebla (Nivola).

By Miguel de Unamuno .

Madrid, Spain Espasa-Calpe, S.A.: Coleccion Austral. , 1939. Paperback First Edition [1939]; Twentieth Edition [1984]; later impression thus [1914]. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows just a hint of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a crease top to bottom at the backstrip (does not result in a broken binding); a former owner's rather lengthy gift inscription at the front endpaper; the the pages are bright and crisp; the binding leans somewhat, but remains secure. Nearly new: structurally sound and tightly bound, would make a very handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.85 x 4.35 x 0.55 inches). 166 pages. Coleccion Austral, Number 99. Language: Spanish. Weight: 6 ounces. First Edition [1939]; Twentieth Edition [1984]; first published in 1914. Mass Market Paperback. Contains twenty-three short essays. Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (1864 – 1936) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, and Greek professor and later rector at the University of Salamanca. Miguel de Unamuno was born in Bilbao, a port city of Basque Country, the son of Félix de Unamuno and Salomé Jugo. As a young man, he was interested in the Basque language and competed for a teaching position in the Instituto de Bilbao against Sabino Arana. The contest was finally won by the Basque scholar Resurrección María de Azkue. Unamuno worked in all major genres: the essay, the novel, poetry, and theater, and, as a modernist, contributed greatly to dissolving the boundaries between genres. There is some debate as to whether Unamuno was in fact a member of the Generation of '98, an ex post facto literary group of Spanish intellectuals and philosophers that was the creation of José Martínez Ruiz — a group that includes Antonio Machado, Azorín, Pío Baroja, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Ramiro de Maeztu, and Ángel Ganivet, among others. Unamuno would have preferred to be a philosophy professor, but was unable to get an academic appointment; philosophy was in Spain somewhat politicized. Instead he became a Greek professor. His major philosophical essay was The Tragic Sense of Life (1913), and his most famous novel was Abel Sánchez: The History of a Passion (1917), a modern exploration of the Cain and Abel story.

$7.64

Diario intimo.

By Miguel De Unamuno.

Madrid, Spain Alianza Editorial: Biblioteca de Autor (Biblioteca Unamuno), 1998. Paperback First Edition Thus [1998], so stated. First published in the "El Libro de Bolsillo" Series in 1970. Fine: Flawless: the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.95 x 4.4 x 3.4 inches). 191 pages. Language: Spanish. Weight: 5.3 ounces. Biblioteca de Autor Series: Biblioteca Unamuno. BA0089. First Edition Thus [1998], so stated. First published in the "El Libro de Bolsillo" Series in 1970. Mass Market Paperback.

$16.27

Pop Culture Into Art: The Novels of Manuel Puig.
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Pop Culture Into Art: The Novels of Manuel Puig.

By Norman Lavers.

Columbia, MO University of Missouri , 1988. Paperback First Edition [1988], unstated, in accordance with Missouri's customary practice. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of a crease at the outside edge of the first dozen pages; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Very fresh: close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5 x 0.25 inches). vii, 70 pages. Weight: 4.5 ounces. Literary Frontiers Editions, Book 31. First Edition [1988], unstated, in accordance with Missouri's customary practice. University Press Paperback.

$19.60

The Dramatic Craftsmanship of Calderon: His Use of Earlier Plays.

By Albert E. Sloman.

Oxford, UK The Dophin Book Company, 1958. Hardcover First Edition [1958], so stated. Shows considerable UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA IN PENCIL (a few lines only in red pencil). Else, Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The book shows light shelving wear to the lower extremities; former owner's name and date at the front free endpaper; moderate spine lean; the binding remains secure. The DJ shows mild rubbing and faint soiling; light wear to the extremities; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Clearly, this is a flawed copy, but one that remains structurally sound and tightly bound; would make a useful reading copy to one who could overlook the pencil work. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1.1 inches). 327 pages. Weight: 1 pound, 8.7 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

The Emperor's Kites: A Morphology of Borges' Tales.

By Mary Lusky Friedman .

Durham, NC Duke University Press, 1987. Hardcover First Edition [1987], unstated in accordance with UIP's customary practice. Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use: binding shows barely discernible lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. The DJ is flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing a mark at the top edge of the text page block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.85 x 0.95 inches). xii, 219 pages. Weight: 17.5 ounces. First Edition [1987], unstated in accordance with UIP's customary practice. Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

Dona Perfecta [Spanish Text Edition].

By Benito Perez Galdos.

New York, NY Dell Publishing Company, 1965. Paperback First Edition Thus [1965], so stated. First Edition Thus [1965], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use: just the slightest spine lean; moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned a bit, due to aging; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.3 x 4.25 x 0.55 inches). 283 pages. Introduction and Notes by Rudolfo Cardona. Weight: 4.8 ounces. Laurel Language Library. Mass Market Paperback.

$6.47

El Burlador de Sevilla y Convidado de Piedra.

By Tirso de Molina.

New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969. Hardcover First Edition [1969]; First Printing indicated. First Edition [1969]; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only the former owner's name and date inscribed at the upper front free endpaper; else flawless; the binding square and secure; the text clean. The DJ is flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 237 pages. Edited with Introduction, Notes and Glossary by Gerald E. Wade. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

Literary Masterpieces, Volume 5: One Hundred Years of Solitude.
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Literary Masterpieces, Volume 5: One Hundred Years of Solitude.

By Joan Mellen .

Farmington Hills, MI Thomson Gale: Manly Inc Books, 2000. Hardcover First Edition [2000]; First Printing indicated. First Edition [2000]; First Printing indicated. Fine: Binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. Appears unopened; certainly unread. Pristine. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large 8vo. xi, 210 pages. Gale Study Guides to Great Literature: Literary Masterpieces Series (Book 5). Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$29.40

Poesie der Einsamkeit in Spanien.

By Karl Vossler.

Munich, Germany Verlag C.H. Beck, 1950. Hardcover Second Edition [1950], Revised & Enlarged. Very Good+ in Good DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use; just a touch of wear to the extremities; former owner's name and date at the front free endpaper; the binding leans slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows moderate wear to the extremities, with a little loss at the corner tips and head and heel of the spine; a tear at the upper rear corner has been tape-repaired; else only mild rubbing and faint soiling; unclipped. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 396pp. Five duotone plates. Second Edition [1950], Revised & Enlarged. Hardback with DJ. Karl Vossler (1872 – 1949) was a German linguist, philologist and scholar of the Romance languages. Vossler was also known for his interest in Spanish and Italian thought, and as a follower of Benedetto Croce.

$29.40

La Tia Tula.

By Miguel de Unamuno .

Madrid, Spain Espasa-Calpe, S.A.: , 1964. Paperback Eighth Edition. Scattered INK UNDERLINING and NOTATIONS. Else, Good+ in Wraps: shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned rather heavily; the binding leans somewhat, but remains secure. Clearly, a flawed copy, but remains structurally sound and tightly bound. Would make an 'acceptable' reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 149pp. Coleccion Austral, Number 122. Eighth Edition [1964]. Originally published in 1940. Mass Market Paperback. Contains twenty-three short essays. Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (1864 – 1936) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, and Greek professor and later rector at the University of Salamanca.

$7.06

One Hundred Years of Solitude [Cliffs Notes Study] .
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One Hundred Years of Solitude [Cliffs Notes Study] .

By Carl Senna.

Hoboken, NJ Wiley , 1984. Paperback First Edition [1984]; Sixth Printing. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 70pp. (Cliffs Notes Literature Guides). First Edition [1984]; Sixth Printing.Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$24.50

The Emergence of the Latin American Novel.
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The Emergence of the Latin American Novel.

By Gordon Brotherston.

Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press, 1979. Paperback First Edition Thus, so stated. Four pages show underlining in red ink. Else, Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the mildest rubbing and a touch of wear at the corner tips. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Clearly this is a flawed copy, but in appearance remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 164pp. First Edition Thus, so stated. University Press Paperback. This survey concentrates on the modern novel of Spanish-speaking America. Dr Brotherston starts with a long and suggestive introduction on the general topic 'settings and people', showing the growth of a sense of Latin American identity in the fiction produced in the continent as a whole. There follow detailed studies of individual modern novels, taken as representative of their time, their author, their country and the continent. A conclusion surveys and sums up these themes. The analytical studies of important and representative novels, related to each other in theme and preoccupation, the substantial quotations (in English), the notes and the useful bibliography, make this a book which gives students and other readers a well-considered introduction to the Spanish American fiction of this century.

$6.47

Don Gil de Las Calzas Verdes: Comedia in Tres Actos Y en Verso.

By Fray Gabriel Tellez (El Maestro Tirso de Molina).

New York, NY Henry Holt , 1901. Hardcover UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA scattered throughout the text. Else, Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; faint soiling; former owner's name at the front pastedown endpaper. Binding square and secure. Despite the underlining, remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a sturdy, working copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 198pp. Edited with an Introduction, Notes and Vocabulary by Benjamin Parsons Bourland, Ph.D. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Tirso de Molina (1579 – 1648) was a Spanish Baroque dramatist, a poet and a Roman Catholic monk.

$14.70

The Hedge.

By Miguel Delibes .

New York, NY Columbia University Press, 1983. Hardcover First Edition USA. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the lower rear corner tip; very faint foxing at the top edge and fainter and sparser at the fore-edge; else flawless; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows very little wear, but there is a short, closed tear and some roughing up at the the lower rear panel; a scratch at the middle of the front panel; else only mild rubbing; price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains structurally sound and tightly bound: clean, sturdy and quite presentable in a flawed but intact DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 206pp. First Edition USA. The Spanish Text was published in 1969 as Parabola del naufrago (Literally, "Parable of a Shipwreck"). Translated by Frances M. Lopez-Morillas. (Twentieth-Century Continental Fiction). Winner of the Nadal Prize. Hardback with DJ. Jacinto, an office clerk, is sent to a company retreat after he collapses from exhaustion and gradually becomes cut off from the outside world. Miguel Delibes Setién (1920–2010) was a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor associated with the Generation of '36 movement. From 1975 until his death, he was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy. As a connoisseur of the fauna and flora of his geographical region and someone passionate about hunting and the rural world, he could give form in his works to all matters relating to Castile and hunting from the perspective of an urban person who had not lost touch with that world. He was one of the leading figures of post-Civil War Spanish literature, for which he was recognized through many awards. However, his influence extends even further, since several of his works have been adapted for the theatre or have been made into films, which won awards at competitions such as the Cannes Film Festival, and television shows. He was marked deeply by the death of his wife in 1974. In 1998 he was diagnosed with colon cancer, an illness from which he would never fully recover. As a result his literary career came almost entirely to a halt. He fell into apathy and became virtually isolated until his death in 2010.

$4.70

Count Lucanor; or The Fifty Pleasant Stories of Patronio.

By Don Juan Manuel.

Alhambra, CA Carl F. Braun. , 1953. Hardcover Limited Edition: 1000 Copies. Limited Edition: 1000 Copies. Fine: Binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. The Slipcase is in excellent condition, but shows very mild rubbing to the edges and corners and a couple of soil spots and sun-shadows on both panels. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 239pp., Including Notes and Index of Names. First Translation into English by James York, M.D., who has also supplied a Preface, in 1868. Illustrated by S.L. Wood. Foreward by Carl F. Brown. Hardcover with Slipcase. Don Juan Manuel's Tales of Count Lucanor, in Spanish "Libro de los ejemplos del conde Lucanor y de Patronio" ("Book of the Examples of Count Lucanor and of Patronio"), also commonly known as El Conde Lucanor, Libro de Patronio, or Libro de los ejemplos (original Old Castilian: Libro de los enxiemplos del Conde Lucanor et de Patronio), is one of the earliest works of prose in Castilian Spanish. It was first written in 1335. The book is divided into four parts. The first and most well-known part is a series of 50 short stories (some no more than a page or two) drawn from various sources, such as Aesop and other classical writers, and Arabic folktales. Story 28, "Of what happened to a woman called Truhana", a version of Aesop's The Milkmaid and Her Pail, was claimed by Max Müller to originate in the Hindu cycle Panchatantra. Tales of Count Lucanor was first printed in 1575 when it was published at Seville under the auspices of Argote de Molina. It was again printed at Madrid in 1642, after which it lay forgotten for nearly two centuries. A didactic, moralistic purpose, which would color so much of the Spanish literature to follow (see Novela picaresca), is the mark of this book. Count Lucanor engages in conversation with his advisor Patronio, putting to him a problem ("Some man has made me a proposition..." or "I fear that such and such person intends to...") and asking for advice. Patronio responds always with the greatest humility, claiming not to wish to offer advice to so illustrious a person as the Count, but offering to tell him a story of which the Count's problem reminds him. (Thus, the stories are "examples" [ejemplos] of wise action.) At the end he advises the Count to do as the protagonist of his story did. Each chapter ends in more or less the same way, with slight variations on: "And this pleased the Count greatly and he did just so, and found it well. And Don Johán (Juan) saw that this example was very good, and had it written in this book, and composed the following verses." A rhymed couplet closes, giving the moral of the story. Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has the basic elements of Tale 44, "Of what happened to a young Man on his Wedding Day". Tale 7, "Of that which happened to a King and three Impostors" tells the story that Hans Christian Andersen made popular as The Emperor's New Clothes. Tale 23, What happened to a good Man and his Son, leading a beast to market is the familiar fable The miller, his son and the donkey.

$24.50

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