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CAPTAIN PANTOJA AND THE SPECIAL SERVICE
New York:Harper & Row, Publishers. (1978). 1st edition, stated. 244pp. Translated from the Spanish by Greegory Kolovakos and Ronald Christ. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards lightly soiled along back bottom edge, with dust soiling to top page edges. Internally, pages clean and bright.  The dust jacket is slightly soiled with wear to edges and edge points (including small chips and tears).  Overall, a very good, clean copy. *"Both a farce and a fable, Captain Pantoja and the Special Service marks a new direction in the literary development of Mario Vargas Llosa.  Here, through a wonderfully comic montage of letters, military documents, radio broadcasts, dream sequences and dialogue, the author combines political satire with psychology, social criticism with humor, morality with unroarious sexuality."
$35.00
DEL INFIERNO O DEL CIELO
San Salvador: Ministerio de Educacion. [1970]. First Edition. Softcover. 301pp. Very Good condition. Light shelfwear to covers and sun darkening to spine. Dust spots to top page edge. Interior of book is as new.  Pages are clean and bright, no markings or foxing. Pages are in their original uncut state. (cfm)
$30.00
ESTUDIOS LITERARIOS, CAPITULOS DE LITERATURA CENTROAMERICANA
San Salvador: Ministerio de Cultura Departmento Editorial. [1959]. First Edition. Softcover. 282pp+index. Very Good condition. Light shelfwear to covers. Interior is clean and bright, unmarked with no foxing, and is tightly bound. A very nice copy. (cfm)
$30.00
HOMENAJE A JULIO HERRERA Y REISSIG
Montevideo:Concejo Departamental de Montevideo Direccion De Artes y Lectras. 1963. 151+2pp. Softcover.  Green covers soiled and sun-faded (age toned) around edges, with wear to yapped edges. Spine strip soiled as well as page edges.  Internally, previous owners round stamp to title page and small stain to top outer edge of title page.  Otherwise, a very good, tight copy.  *"Julio Herrera y Reissig, (1/9/1875-3/18/1910), was a Uruguayan poet, playwright and essayist, who began his career during the late Romanticist period and later became an early proponent of Modernism."...Wikipedia  
$35.00
HONDURAS LITERARIA COLECCION DE ESCRITOS EN PROSA Y VERSO; NO. 6 TOMO I; NO. 7 TOMO II; NO. 8 TOMO III; NO. 9 TOMO IV
Tegucigalpa: Ministerio de Educacion Publica de la Republica de Honduras, C.A.. 1958. Four volumes. Softcover. First two volumes have owner name penned to front cover. Light soiling and wear to covers. Light foxing and pencilled bookseller marks to endpapers. Some dust spots to page edges. Internally clean, square, and securely bound. Works of Honduran writer/poet Juan Ramon Molina (1875-1908).  (cfm)
$75.00
HONDURAS LITERARIA COLECCION DE ESCRITOS EN PROSA Y VERSO; NO. 9 TOMO IV
Tegucigalpa: Ministerio de Educacion Publica de la Republica de Honduras, C.A.. 1958. First Edition. Softcover. 228pp. Very Good condition. Light soiling to cover. Interior clean with light age toning to page edges.  Square and securely bound.  Works of Honduran author/poet Juan Ramon Molina (1875-1908). This is one volume of a larger set of four volumes.  (cfm)
$20.00
LA CUCARACHITA MONDINGA Y EL RATON PEREZ
Mexico: Secretaria de Educacion Publica. 1943. Softcover. 19pp oversized (9.5" x 12.5"). Illustrated by Julio Prieto. Good condtion. Covers are a bit grimy, with some age and damp spots, and small creases/tears along the edges where the covers extend slightly beyond the contents. The pages are string bound and not directly attached to the covers, more like a folio cover. Not clear whether they were once glued to the covers along the spine.  The contents are clean and bright, with fanciful illustrations and a stated print date of August 17, 1943. (cfm)
$40.00
LA VIDA LITERARIA DE MEXICO y La Literatura Mexicana Durante La Guerra De La Independencia (Coleccion De Escritores Mexicanos #27)
Mexico:Editorial Porrua, S.A. 1946. 407pp. Softcover. Beige covers soiled with wear to japped edges. Internally, pages slightly age toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Pages largely uncut. A very good copy
$45.00
RIMAS
Mexico: Ofic. Tip. de la Secretaria de Fomento. 1885. Hardcover, no jacket. 149pp. Spanish language. Good condition. Green boards are well worn. Some pencil markings to decorated pastedowns. Age toning and occasional grime or foxing spots. No other markings. Securely bound. A nice early edition of Altamirano's book of poetry portraying Mexican society of the mid-19th century,. (cfm)  
$50.00
THE CHASE
New York:Farrar Straus Giroux.  (1989). 1st American edition, stated. 122pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures, inside and out.  In a very good, clean dust jacket.
$20.00
THE MEXICAN HISTORICAL NOVEL 1826-1910
New York; Instituto de las Espanas en los Estados Unidos, 1939.  First Edition. Softcover. xiv+337pp+10pp adverts. Very Good condition. Wrappers lightly soiled with small chip from front cover edge.  Internally clean, tight and bright. "in Mexico historical fiction...has had a considerable following...explanation....to be found in the fact that ideals of liberty and justice...have been constantly on the defensive in a grave struggle for survival. ....It was with the hope of making available a study of this branch of the literature of Mexico that this treatise was undertaken."
$40.00

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